Episodes
This week Sonny's getting upset! A big poop. Adventures in class with Vic. And an in-depth discussion of the truly terrible new documentary on Netflix about Bob Ross. Why does this exist? What does it say about us that we've made it a hit? And a Val Kilmer draft results update!
Published 09/15/21
On this week's episode Sonny fixes something. Vic puts something in his mouth. The guys review Reminiscence (in theaters and on HBO Max). And Sonny and JVL took their kids to see Paw Patrol (which is also streaming on Paramount Plus). How are the pups of Adventure Bay saving movie theaters?
Published 09/08/21
On this week's episode, Vic has a recycling problem. And a water problem. And a storefront problem. Lotta worries on Vic's mind. And the gang discusses the new documentary Val on Amazon Prime, a poignant look at the actor's career that uses footage he himself shot for decades as the backbone of the story. Make sure to check back on Monday for our special bonus episode: a Val Kilmer draft! 
Published 09/01/21
This week on the show, there's some big 4K news. The guys discuss which animals they could beat up. Something called 1010 WINS exists? And The Suicide Squad is out now on HBO Max and in theaters. 
Published 08/25/21
Special guest Ryan Kinney of the SSEU podcast joins Sonny and JVL to talk about poop knives, Legos, and Jungle Cruise. Truly a wealth of topics to discuss!
Published 08/18/21
Sonny explains pizza to Vic and JVL. Vic and Sonny explain Pig to JVL. JVL explains Snake Eyes to Vic and Sonny. All that and more on this week's episode.
Published 08/11/21
This week the guys talk about Netflix's Gunpowder Milkshake. Sonny has thoughts on the Predator movies. Vic goes on a quest to find something to eat his family can't stand. Plus: space penises! All that and more on this week's episode of the Sub-Beacon.
Published 08/04/21
This week, Sonny has a tax problem. Was the shark in JAWS framed? And what did the guys think of BLACK WIDOW? All that and more on the latest Sub-Beacon!  And, coming Monday: a special bonus episode! What's it about? You'll have to listen all the way until the end. It'll be a subscriber-exclusive forever, and we think you'll enjoy it.
Published 07/28/21
On this week's episode we go deep on celebrity chefs, picking Vic Matus's brain about the nature of dining culture. A Flash update! Maine! So much show; it's a packed episode, folks. Hopefully you enjoy it!
Published 07/21/21
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Vic's on vacation, so we called in a ringer: Kristen Soltis Anderson, official Huge Fan of the Fast and Furious franchise, is here to try and win Sonny and his cold, dead heart over. Can she do it? Plus, Tuxedo Shirt Talk! Peloton Talk! Botox Talk! So many Talks, such little time.
Published 07/14/21
J-Pod sits in for Sonny to talk about IN THE HEIGHTS with Vic and JVL.
Published 07/07/21
This week on the show the guys talk Infinite. JVL issues an apology! Vic's gout is something to be watched. Sonny's driving all over Plano! All this and more on the latest episode of The Sub-Beacon.
Published 06/30/21
This week the guys review Marvel's M.O.D.O.K. on Hulu. Think "Robot Chicken meets Marvel." But with some depth of feeling! 
Published 06/23/21
On this week's episode, JVL makes a terrible decision. Vic gets a new phone! Is the inaugural Sub-Beacon cruise on the horizon? And the guys talk Army of the Dead, Zack Snyder's zombie opus.
Published 06/16/21
This week's episode is on The Woman in the Window, the best selling novel turned into a film written by playwright Tracy Letts, starring Oscar nominees like Amy Adams and Oscar winners like Gary Oldman, and directed by Joe Wright (Atonement, Darkest Hour, Hanna) that is, nevertheless, something of a disaster. Dumped to Netflix, recut, released without much fanfare, etc, etc. But is it at least an interesting disaster?
Published 06/09/21
This week, the guys discuss Those Who Wish Me Dead on HBO Max. And speaking of HBO Max, they also talk about the Warner Media/Discovery merger. Plus: watches are discussed, as always.
Published 06/02/21
A watch made of special metal! Vic has phone trouble. And a touching movie about a goofball family trying to come together to save the world.  Plus: SOCK TALK! The cushier, even lamer version of WATCH TALK. 
Published 05/26/21
On this week's episode the gang celebrates JVL's birthday. How often does everyone shower? And is the new WeWork documentary on Hulu any good? All that and so much more on this week's episode of The Sub-Beacon.
Published 05/19/21
Reminder: This episode is two weeks old! If you want piping fresh Sub-Beacon content, make sure to check out subbeacon.com and sign up for the Patreon. Is this movie a Fatality or a Friendship? And which one of those would be better? Sonny has an update on his identity issues. JVL got a watch! Plus: rankings galore!
Published 05/12/21
Make sure to go to SubBeacon.com to check out the latest episodes! This is free but it's also a couple of weeks old. New material on new products are over there!Did the guys love The Kid Detective? Why does Vic have Wolverine blood? Why does JVL seem so relaxed? Where is Sonny asked to wear a mask? All these questions and more answered on this week's episode of the Sub-Beacon!
Published 05/05/21
Free episode! Godzilla Vs. Kong is here: Are theaters back? Vic is back as the host. JVL is back after a week off! Sonny never goes anywhere. Sign up at subbeacon.com to get each week's episode from the Patreon ... we'd love to have you join us. Chip in as little, or as much, as you'd like. Just don't be a dick in the comments and we'll all be cool!
Published 04/12/21
This is a truncated version of the show! If you want the whole thing, go to subbeacon.com and join our Patreon. It's totally worth it, you guys.JVL has an ... interesting ... theory about Greenland. Vic's Lenten sacrifice faces a difficult test. Sonny thinks 300's Gerard Butler and Sucker Punch's Glenn Scott are great! All this and so much more on the latest episode of the Sub-Beacon. 
Published 03/08/21
NOTE: This is a truncated episode. It is not the full thing! If you want to listen to the full thing, head over to subbeacon.com and sign up for the Patreon, folks. You're missing out on so much chatting between the dudes (and a lady!) this week.  This week JVL, Vic, and Sonny were very excited to invite Kristen Soltis Anderson onto the show to discuss everyone's favorite football-coach-turned-EPL-manager, Ted Lasso! Is the AppleTV+ show the best sitcom of 2020? Is it the show we need right...
Published 02/05/21
On this Very Special Episode of the Sub-Beacon, the gang discusses how to make your home more attractive to potential buyers, how to plan a special birthday dinner for your loved ones, and, of course, how to appreciate the new Disney+ show Wandavision. Part parody of sitcoms past, part Lost-style mystery box, the new show scratches that MCU itch and does so much more.  And is if that weren't enough, the guys also have put together a very special series of sitcom rankings. RANKINGS. Who...
Published 01/22/21
In case you've been wondering what you've been missing, we are happy to offer up this free episode on Mank, starring Gary Oldman.
Published 12/14/20