Starkville's "House of El" Podcast (Standard MP3)
Summary: Perspectives of the WB/CW series "Smallville" on an episode-to-episode basis. Hosted by mildly opinionated, and random college students from Starkville, Mississippi.
Steve and Derek continue their re-watch of season one of 'Smallville' with the fifth and sixth episodes of the series, 'Cool' and 'Hourglass.' Continue along with them, as they keep up with Truck Watch, Window Watch and new segments galore.
Derek and Steve are joined by original SHoE co-host Houston to delve into the third and fourth episodes of the first season of Smallville, 'Hothead' and 'X-Ray.' Lots of discussion about iconic moments from the series born and bred from these two episodes. Also, an age old question is finally answered after more than eight years ... who is Houston?
It's been more than five years since Derek Russell and Steve Glosson joined forces to talk 'Smallville' on a weekly basis, but the duo are back, taking you all the way back to 2001 where it all started on the WB with fresh faces telling the story of a young Clark Kent on his 10-year journey to become the man of steel. After a long hiatus, Starkville's House of El is back with all-new episodes for a retrospective look at 'Smallville.'
Derek and Bryan delve into the last half of ‘Detective’, the second installment of the new season, as we look deeper into what’s in store for ‘Haunted’ and now, ‘Effigy’; the first foray into the newly expanded Smallville season 11 universe. Bryan shares more insight into Batman and Nightwing and talks about what’s in store [...]
We’re back with two new chapters of Smallville Season 11 for the second episode, ‘Detective’. Just as Superman and Batman are teaming up, Steve, Derek, and Bryan Q. Miller delve into the interworkings of the world’s finest as they form an uneasy alliance on the hunt for the man who murdered Bruce’s parents. Plus some [...]
Sterek is back after a hiatus to talk Batman! And Superman! Together at last, the Dark Knight has come to Metropolis and after ten years of waiting to see what an introduction between Bruce and Clark would be like, we’re finally here. Bryan Q. Miller’s second outing on season eleven brings us new art, new [...]
The final act of the season premiere of Smallville’s 11th year is upon us, and chapter 10 lands with a big one-two punch for its readers. Superman and Cyborg Superman prepare to face off as Lex Luthor and others look on. What were the Steve and Derek’s favorite bits from the new issue and what [...]
Back again with an all new episode for the latest chapter of Smallville Season 11. We briefly discuss the decision to let Max Landis write for Action Comics Annual #1 after his YouTube video from last year, then get to the good stuff as Bryan Q. Miller continues to bring the goods weekly with all [...]
We’re back…we’ll explain everything inside. Steve and Derek return with all new episodes of Starkville’s House of El in honor of Bryan Q. Miller’s Smallville Season 11 – and who better to join us than the man himself? BQM will be dropping by at the conclusion of Smallville episodes to discuss and recap in full, [...]
December 13, 2011 - Reports of its death were highly exaggerated. “Starkville’s House of El: The Movie” (aka Episode 175) is a 2 hour documentary chronicling the story of Smallville, SHoE, and the friendships and stories that were born out of both. It’s our thank you to our listeners for five years of being there with us every week.
Reports of its death were highly exaggerated. “Starkville’s House of El: The Movie” (aka Episode 175) is a 2 hour documentary chronicling the story of Smallville, SHoE, and the friendships and stories that were born out of both. It’s our thank you to our listeners for five years of being there with us every week, [...]
As Smallville goes dark for the last time, the guys go live. Derek, Steve, Joe, Damian and Robin join up for the final installment of SHoE’s Smallville companion episodes and discuss the two-part series finale. What was it like to believe that a man can fly? Listen and find out for yourself. Enhanced AAC Recorded: 5/13/11 [...]
May 13, 2011 - Tess learns that the planet Apokolips is coming to Earth to destroy humanity. While verifying the threat, Tess discovers that Oliver is under the possession of Darkseid. Desaad, Godfrey, and Granny supply Oliver with a wedding ring made of gold kryptonite to give to Clark, as it will remove his powers permanently, but Chloe discovers the ring in time and keeps Clark from wearing it. Afterward, Clark helps Oliver to remove the Omega symbol and remove Darkseid's control over him. Lionel kidnaps Tess in an effort to transplant her heart into another Lex clone, but Tess escapes. Darkseid arrives and Lionel trades his soul for Lex's life. Possessing Lionel, Darkseid confronts Clark, who finally realizes that Jor-El was preparing him for this his entire life. Clark accesses his power of flight and vanquishes Darkseid from Lionel's deceased body. A newly revived Lex kills Tess, but not before Tess uses a neurotoxin to erase all of Lex's memories. Clark goes to the Fortress of Solitude and receives the suit Martha made for him before flying away to stop Apokolips from destroying Earth. By moving Apokolips away from Earth, Clark brings hope to humanity and breaks their connection to Darkseid. Moving ahead seven years, Lex is now President-elect of the United States, Clark and Lois are still trying to get married, and Clark has fully embraced his destiny as "Superman." As Smallville goes dark for the last time, the guys go live. Derek, Steve, Joe, Damian and Robin join up for the final installment of SHoE’s Smallville companion episodes and discuss the two-part series finale. What was it like to believe that a man can fly? Listen and find out for yourself.
The last regular episode of SHoE, Steve and Derek join together one last time over the mics for Smallville’s penultimate ‘Prophecy’. Did it lose a little steam leading into the series finale, or keep the full momentum of the last batch of episodes? We give our full review, plus news on the complete series DVD [...]
May 6, 2011 - Jor-El gives Lois all of Clark's powers, leaving him powerless, so that the two can see what it is like to live in each other's shoes for one day. Clark and the team discover that the imprisoned Toyman is leading a group of supervillains that include Dark Archer, Black Manta, Metallo, Captain Cold, Solomon Grundy and Roulette. Lois receives an implant that allows Toyman to control her, and he sends her to kill the Blur. Clark is able to regain his powers in time to stop Lois. Meanwhile, Oliver and Kara team up and locate Orion's bow. Afterwards, Jor-El sends Kara to the future to forge her own destiny, as Clark is ready to accept his on Earth. Granny Goodness steals the bow from Oliver and destroys it, then sends him after gold kryptonite. Lois calls off the wedding so Clark can focus on saving people. The last regular episode of SHoE, Steve and Derek join together one last time over the mics for Smallville’s penultimate ‘Prophecy’. Did it lose a little steam leading into the series finale, or keep the full momentum of the last batch of episodes? We give our full review, plus news on the complete series DVD.