A podcast about podcasts... and everything else. We review our favorite podcasts of the week, as well as a deep dive review into some popular or obscure podcast. All in search for that SuperMeta Moment.


  • WNYCs American Fiasco (Ep. 19)

    WNYC's 'American Fiasco' (Ep. 19)

    16/07/2018 Duração: 36min

    In this episode of Super Meta, Mark and Chris break down the new WNYC podcast series, 'American Fiasco,' hosted by Roger Bennett of the 'Men in Blazers' podcast. 'American Fiasco' tells the true story of how the U.S. Men's National Team crashed out of the 1998 World Cup in spectacular fashion. Mark and Chris talk about their favorite episodes, characters from the story, and why they love Roger Bennett so much.  

  • That One Time on Tour w/ Chris Swinney (Ep. 18)

    That One Time on Tour w/ Chris Swinney (Ep. 18)

    19/06/2018 Duração: 52min

    In this episode we had the awesome opportunity to interview Chris Swinney, host of That One Time On Tour (TOTOT). We had a blast talking podcasts with Chris, getting to know more about his podcast, and even reached our SuperMeta Moment!   Check him out @tototpodcast on social media. Subscribe to That One Time On Tour on iTunes. Link Here:   Reach Us: Twitter: @supermetamedia Email: [email protected] Chris Randazzo: @chrisrandazzo90 Mark Casper: @marcus4realius   music: by Phantogram.

  • Weekly Podcast Review: June 4 - 10 (Ep. 17)

    Weekly Podcast Review: June 4 - 10 (Ep. 17)

    10/06/2018 Duração: 14min

    This is a review episode where we goes through podcasts we listened to in the last week! We explain highlights from each episode. Podcasts span topics like Therapy, Pregnancy, Church Sermons, Business, and Music.  We briefly compare and contrast listening to podcasts on Spotify vs on the iTunes Podcast App. _____________ links below serve as a playlist on iTunes. CHURCH SERMONS NewCity Orlando  —  a sermon by our friend Ben Kandt River City Church (Smyrna, Ga) — a sermon by our friend Bill Pinto PREGNANCY 40 Weeks Pregnancy Podcast — a short podcast telling you about the week ahead for you in pregnancy.  Informed Pregnancy Podcast — an episode on baby wearing. THERAPY CXMH — where church and mental health intersect.  BUSINESS This Week in StartUps — stories from around the world in entrepreneurship  How to Start a Startup — an episode on legal and accounting basics  Building a StoryBrand with Donald Miller -- an interview with Branden Harvey on social media. MUSIC Switched on Pop - a podcast

  • Weekly Podcast Review (Ep. 16)

    Weekly Podcast Review (Ep. 16)

    04/06/2018 Duração: 20min

    Check out these incredible podcasts we've been listening to. Links will take you to the episodes (use this list like a weekly playlist).   GUARANTEED RESPONSE! : )  If you have any questions, tweet us @supermetamedia or leave a question in a review on iTunes, and we PROMISE we'll respond on our next episode!   Fun Therapy (Mike Frost) -- interview of Margaret Feinberg The Birth Hour -- The Bradley Method Preggy Pals -- The Bradley Method The Rich Dad Radio Show (Robert Kiyosaki)-- Cyber-Currency The Story -- stories of women changing the world The Mission Daily -- The 7 (Dangerous?!) Signposts You're onto Something BIG! The Future of Work Podcast (Jacob Morgan) -- engagement vs manipulation The Recappables: Westworld -- on the Ringer Network The Dave Chang Show -- on the Ringer Network ______________________________ Church Over Coffee -- feedback survey here NBA Fan Podcast -- preview of NBA Finals Humdinger -- Avengers "Infinite War" and "Black Panther" ______________________________ Contact us

  • Weekly Podcast Review (Ep. 15)

    Weekly Podcast Review (Ep. 15)

    28/05/2018 Duração: 18min

    Your SuperMetabolism Booster for the week!  Check out these podcasts this week. Click on the links to go directly to the episodes mentioned!   REVISIONIST HISTORY - SEASON 3   Comedy ID10T with Chris Hardwick   Theology Unbelievable with Justin Brierley -- debate on the historical accuracy of John’s Gospel Gravity Leadership -- why have axioms Theology in the Raw (Preston Sprinkle) Contemplify (Paul Swanson)   Therapy The Allender Center (Dan Allender) Trauma Therapist (Guy MacPherson)   Sports Sports-ish with Chad Shanks -- rise of NBA Twitter   Credits thanks again to Ben & Jonathan for the podcast recommendations!  twitter: @supermetamedia; @chrisrandazzo90 music: Phantogram!   

  • Weekly Podcast Review (Ep. 14)

    Weekly Podcast Review (Ep. 14)

    21/05/2018 Duração: 12min

    All the podcasts we listened to this week are listed and linked below!     Soccer Podcasts (special thanks to Jon Knopf) The Total Soccer Show -- two guys talking soccer: USMNT, MLS, EPL, and Champions League Caught Offside  -- two guys talking soccer: international leagues, Fifa World Cup, and MLS We Came to Win -- A Gimlet show about the World Cup.    Food Podcasts The Dave Chang Show -- A new show on The Ringer Network   Podcast Podcasts The Showrunner -- an episode on positioning.   Best of the Best Revisionist History -- season 3 launched this week!    What Else: check out to find some podcasts!    Credits Music: Phantogram Contributors: Jon Knopf, my twitter feed find us @supermetamedia, @chrisrandazzo90  

  • Weekly Podcast Review (Ep. 13)

    Weekly Podcast Review (Ep. 13)

    14/05/2018 Duração: 13min

    Check out the links below to listen to this week's lineup of podcast recommendations!  Narrative: Revisionist History (Panoply) — Malcolm Gladwell interviewed by Adam Grant. (in between season 2 & season 3). WorkLife with Adam Grant (TED) — How to love criticism   CONVERSATIONAL: HBS After Hours — Voice Assistants, Wells Fargo   EMERY: Break It Down with Matt Carter — Tim / Underoath: launched most successful album, owns a coffee shop, and just bought a gas station. Labeled: The stories, rumors, & legends of Tooth & Nail Records — story of Emery.   BRIAN ZAHND Nomad — Brian Zahnd. Prep for “prayer school" Word of Life Church Podcast — "Sinners in the Hands of a Loving God."   CULTURE Decoder Ring (slate) — Laugh Track / Laff Box. Song Exploder (radiotopia) — Ludwig Goransson / Black Panther. Now What with Arian Foster — interview with Snoop Dogg, gangbanging, systematic racism. Who’s Doing What Now — Dr. Who show:  Epi 0 Trader Joe’s (Inside) — by Trader Joe’s. 5-part, launche

  • Weekly Podcast Review (Ep. 12)

    Weekly Podcast Review (Ep. 12)

    06/05/2018 Duração: 20min

    Below lists all the podcasts as well as links to the podcast episodes discusses. Conversational Thinking.FM Dads Being Dads   Culture Humdinger - a pop culture podcast House Call w/ Dr. J (Revolver Podcasts) How It Is (Hello Sunshine)   Belief Deconstructionists Church Over Coffee The Bible for Normal People Your Move with Andy Stanley Closer to Truth   Leadership Andy Stanley Leadership Podcast Achieve your goals with Hal Elrod   Technology The Future of Everything (WSJ)   Narrative Personal Best (CBC) Conspiracy Theories (Parcast Network)   Audio Drama Sandra (Gimlet) — dropped April 17 The Bright Sessions — favorite podcast of the year, so far!    Sports Soccer Weekly with Dave Denholm (ESPN) — LAFC, LA Galaxy The NBA Fan Podcast Podcast — w/ Trent Kinsey Road Trippin’: NBA (Uninteruppted)   Misc: Brand New Father Podcast      Networks covered: Revolver Podcasts, WSJ, CBC, Parcast Network, Gimlet, ESPN, Uninterrupted … we’re making plans to start a podcast this summer,

  • Business Wars (Ep. 11)

    Business Wars (Ep. 11)

    26/04/2018 Duração: 50min

    In this episode of #SuperMeta, Mark and Chris DEEP DIVE into one of their favorite podcasts of the last few months, "Business Wars," hosted by David Brown and produced by Wondery.    Sometimes the prize is your wallet, or your attention. Sometimes, it’s just the fun of beating the other guy. The outcome of these battles shapes what we buy and how we live. Business Wars gives you the unauthorized, real story of what drives these companies and their leaders, inventors, investors and executives to new heights — or to ruin.       Our #hotpods of the week: Launch by Jon August and The Bright Sessions by Lauren Shippen.          Our theme song is “Don’t Move” by Phantogram Logo by Mark Casper Produced by Chris Randazzo

  • Weekly Hot Pods (from April 14)

    Weekly Hot Pods (from April 14)

    16/04/2018 Duração: 15min

    There are podcasts we listened to in the last week. We wanted to share with you as a recommendation list for the week ahead.   (1)The Liturgists. -- "Embodiment" (March 8)   (2) The Pitch (Gimlet) -- I listened to an episode on "1 Second Everyday” a social media company (a digital journal).     (3) Safe for Work (Wondery) -- I picked the first episode because they had Rainne Wilson on as a guest.   (4) Launch (Wondery) -- One of my favorites of year so far!   (5) Kaleidescope -- M Barclay: Breaking the Binary   (6) The Ezra Klein Show (Vox Media) -- Mark Zuckerberg interview   (7) Pull Up with CJ McCollum — New this month, one I'm most excited for this year!   (8) Live Alive Podcast — by some friends: Chris DiDonna and David Pezzoli.   (9) Masters of Scale with Reid Hoffman (WaitWhat)-- “Netflix’s Reed Hastings in Culture Shock” all about culture.   (10) NBA Fan Podcast -- Team Profile: Phoenix Suns.   Special thanks to Nick Quah & his "Hot Pod" newsletter. Recorded & Produced by Chris Randazzo

  • Review of 2017 Podcasts / Preview of 2018 Podcasts (Ep. 9)

    Review of 2017 Podcasts / Preview of 2018 Podcasts (Ep. 9)

    09/02/2018 Duração: 40min

    In this episode we go through our favorite podcasts from 2017 and talk about the podcasts we're most looking forward to. Chris also shares his podcast goal for how many different podcasts he wants to listen to in 2018!  Nick Quah, author the amazing podcast newsletter "Hot Pod" has an excellent article some of the best podcasts slated for 2018. Check it out here:   Podcasts we launched in 2017: SuperMeta Church Over Coffee Humdinger Booster Leader Podcast. Reconstruct Podcasts Launched in 2017:  S-Town Revisionist History (Season 2) Missing Richard Simmons 30 for 30 (ESPN) The Bible for Normal People Podcasts we discovered or loved in 2017 The Bill Simmons Podcast (the best sports podcast) Song Exploder (the best music podcast) How I Built This with Guy Raz Podcasts Chris is excited about for 2018 The Bible for Normal People (season 2) Hinge Atlanta Monster Invisibilia (season 4) Wolverine: The Long Night (Marvel) The Fantasy Footballers

  • The Bill Simmons Podcast (Ep. 8)

    'The Bill Simmons Podcast' (Ep. 8)

    05/01/2018 Duração: 52min

    We DEEP DIVE into one of favorite podcasts of the last few months, the greatest sports podcast of all time, HBO & The Ringer's "The Bill Simmons Podcast". Bill Simmons is the founder and CEO of the Ringer, and has been podcasting for about 10 years. We highlight why we love his style, test each other on our Bill Simmons / The Ringer knowledge, and talk our favorite episodes.   Websites: Podcast link on iTunes   Our #hotpods of the week. Chris #1 — Song Rescue by Toby Morrell & Devin Shelton Chris #2 — The Bible for Normal People by Pete Enns & Jared Byas Mark #1 — Cultivated by Mike Cosper — a podcast about faith & work Mark #2 — The Paris Review — a phantasmagoric podcast   What Else Video of Will Ferrell playing baseball — Video of JJ Redick's 2017 free-agency process —   Our theme song is “Don’t Move” by Phantogram Logo by

  • Malcolm Gladwells Revisionist History - Season 2 (Ep. 7)

    Malcolm Gladwell's 'Revisionist History - Season 2' (Ep. 7)

    02/01/2018 Duração: 53min

    In this episode, Mark and Chris discuss their "hot pods" of the week, including Humdinger, The Bill Simmons Podcast, Start Up, Masters of Scale, and the Fantasy Footballers. Then they do a deep dive on season two of Malcolm Gladwell's 'Revisionist History' podcast. 

  • 106: Snap Judgment

    106: Snap Judgment

    30/07/2017 Duração: 53min

    We discuss our #HotPods (podcast recommendations) of the week as well as deep dive into Snap Judgment and talk about it, around it, and why we love it.   HotPod Ratings **All of these come highly recommended by ya boys!**   Hot — Worth the Listen. You will like it!  Spicy — Maybe not for everyone. But if you’re into that kind of thing, you’ll LOVE it! Fire — You gotta check it out. Might change your life   3:24 — Taylor’s #HotPod Podcast (#Hotpod Update) 30 for 30 Podcasts Episode: “Yankees Suck” (July 4, 2017) Rating: Hot   9:30 — Chris's HotPod Podcasts: Up & Vanished Episode: Episode 1: Cold as Alaska (Aug 7, 2016) — You gotta start at the beginning! Rating: Hot   16:10 — Mark’s HodPod Podcast: Podcivility Episode: Laughing Their Ossof — (June 28, 2017) Rating: Spicy   21:08 — Our Deep Dive: Snap Judgment Snap Judgment is a podcast hosted by Glenn Washington that brings together the best stories told by the best story tellers. Critically acclaimed and known as This American Life with a beat. The m

  • 105: Song Exploder

    105: Song Exploder

    11/07/2017 Duração: 41min

    Our #HotPods of the Week   Chris's HotPod Podcast: Reconstruct — hosted by @johncraines and @dankoch. Episode: S01E07 & S01E08 - on Biblical Interpretation Rating: Fire *links:    Mark's HotPod(s) Podcast: The Bill Simmons Podcast - the guy behind the 30 for 30 series Episode: Episode 226 - Will Ferrell on His Favorite Movie, ‘SNL’, and Lebron on the Lakers Rating: Hot   Podcast: Revisionist History - by Malcolm Gladwell Season 2 Out Now Rating: Fire   Taylor's HotPod(s) Podcast: 30 for 30 Podcast - Season 1 launched the day we recorded!    Podcast: Invisibilia Season 3 Out Now - hosted by Lulu Miller, Hanna Rosin, and Alex Spiegel Rating: Hot     Our Deep Dive: Song Exploder Song Exploder is a podcast by Hrishikesh Hirway where artists tell the stories of their songs piece by piece. The host does an incredible job breaking the sometimes mysterious process that is song writing, and shows all the different artistic ways ar

  • 104: S-Town

    104: S-Town

    06/07/2017 Duração: 01h03min

    This week guest host Jodi Randazzo joins Mark & Chris to highlight their HotPods of the week and review This American Life & Serial’s new podcast: S-Town.   Funny Story... We recorded this in April not too long after S-Town was released. We really wanted to record it quickly so as to get ahead of the reviews. And now it's July. C'est la vie.   Our #HotPods of the Week   Chris's HotPod Podcast: The Liturgists — hosted by Michael Gungor and Science Mike. Episode: “Fake News & Media Literacy” (from March 7th, 2017) Rating: Fire *links:;; Fake News Song   Mark's HotPod Podcast: Longform hosted by Aaron Lammer, Max Linsky, and Evan Ratliff. Episode: Episode 239 “Brian Reed" Rating: Spicy   Jodi's HotPod Podcast: Free Sex Podcast Latest Episode: Episode #86 “Ask Science Mike: How Do I Know I’m Ready, Complimentarian Man Are Attractive & The Ratio" (May 8th, 2017) Episode: Episode 02 “Female Orgasms” (June 15, 2015) Rating

  • 103: Missing Richard Simmons

    103: Missing Richard Simmons

    23/06/2017 Duração: 57min

    Our #HotPods of the Week   Taylor’s HotPod Podcast: Ted Radio Hour — hosted by Guy Raz. Episode: “Why We Lie” (from Aug 9th, 2016) Rating: Hot   Chris's HotPod Podcast: Drunk Ex-Pastors Episode: Episode 143 “Online Dating, Media Conspiracy, and Co-Habitation Rating: Spicy Jason Stellman’s Book: Misfit Faith   Mark's HotPod Podcast: Hardcore History with Dan Carlin Episode: Blueprint for Armageddon — all about WW1 (7-part series, 3hrs each part) Rating: Spicy   NEW: Breakdown of the Rating System for our HotPods Hot - a great podcast, highly recommended, something you love or though interesting Spicy - you love it, but it’s more of a niche podcast, maybe not for everyone.  Fire - topping the charts, superhot, you are forever changed, best-of-the-best   Our Deep Dive: Missing Richard Simmons (warning: spoiler alert)   Missing Richard Simmons skyrocketed to the top of the charts in February/March, 2017! It unveils the incredible and unbelievable story of who Richard Simmons is and he “disappeared”. We debated

  • 102: Malcolm Gladwells Revisionist History

    102: Malcolm Gladwell's Revisionist History

    13/03/2017 Duração: 34min

    Our #hotpods of the week: Taylor: Freakanomics, "Are We in a Mattress-Store Bubble?" Mark: Snap Judgment, "One in a Million" Chris: Blue Babies Pink by Brett Trapp, "Not Perfect, But Extremely Rare" - this NEW podcast topped the charts in March as top 50 worldwide, and #1 for "religion/spirituality".  Deep Dive: Malcolm Gladwell's Revisionist History There is so much we love about this podcast. Gladwell's voice. His edge. His storytelling. It is currently ranked 16th on iTunes for all podcasts! Gladwell is a best-selling author and incredible thinker. We don't always agree with him, but we always love his courageous opinions, his persuasive and poetic storytelling, and his podcast! Revisionist History on iTunes   Credits: Hosts: Mark Casper, Taylor Hendrick, and Chris Randazzo Production: Chris Randazzo Song: Phantogram, "Don't Move" Made Possible By: our wives: Laura, Martie, & Jodi! Thanks for all your support!

  • 101: Our First Episode - Review of How I Built This

    101: Our First Episode - Review of "How I Built This"

    27/02/2017 Duração: 53min

    We are very excited about our first SuperMeta Podcast. We kick it off by going our favorite podcasts of the week: Mark's choice: Church Over Coffee - Episode 3... where they interview Mark. Nice! Chris's choice: Jonocast - Episode 103 with Dr. Chris Green. Taylor's Choice: How I Built This - Southwest episode. Podcast Review: "How I Built This" by NPR. NPR & Guy Raz is pretty much our hero! We all love this show and highly recommend it! We don't have a rating yet, but if we did, we would all probably give it a 10!