Straight Outta Gotham

Straight Outta Gotham

A fanboy podcast with a New York talk radio vibe. Hosted by Eric Holzmann & Peter M. Verra. Follow us on Twitter @Straight_O_G.


March 14, 2023 74 min

For Episode 111 the guys did a live stream discussing Scream VI (SPOILERS) and their normal weekly news, including:

  • Hulk and Namor to return to Marvel?
  • Marc Guggenheim vents about Gunn/Safran
  • The Flash says goodbye
  • Batwoman returns... or does she?
  • Nicolas Cage talks MCU
  • Behind the scenes on SHAZAM: Fury of the Gods 
  • Daredevil adds a new cast member
  • Superman: Legacy probably has its director
  • Beetlejuice!


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A quick turnaround from the guys this week but there was so much to talk about they couldn't wait!  Episode 110 of Straight Outta Gotham is ready and here for you to kickoff your week in style!! This week Pete and Eric will give you the latest on:

  • Anthony Mackie has the Captain America: New World Order script... or does he?
  • The goddesses from Shazam! Fury of the Gods speak!
  • Ready or not Gotham Knights is coming, and they have ...
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March 1, 2023 71 min

February has come to a close but Pete and Eric have one last show before you can close the book on it!  On episode 109 of SOG the guys breakdown the following:

  • Is Ant-Man a quantum failure?
  • Is Paradise Lost for Antiope?
  • The Batman 2 has a filming date
  • Venom 3 is happening
  • Zaslav's state of the streaming movies address
  • Ang Lee talks about his Hulk
  • Ever wonder what Daredevil 2 was going to be about?
  • Shazam 2 not tracking well
  • The...
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February 22, 2023 77 min

HEY OG's!  After a week's hiatus to visit the Iceberg Lounge, Pete and Eric return with episode 108 of your favorite podcaster's favorite podcast!  This week the guys get into:

  • Eric talks about his trip to the Quantum Realm
  • The Flash season 9 has begun on the CW
  • Grace and Frasier talk Batgirl
  • Constantine is still returning
  • Shakman gives insight on the Fantastic Four
  • Feige speaks on Spider-Man 4, Blade, and Deadpool 3
  • Spider-Man...
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Just in time for the Big Game, Pete and Eric welcome back Kris Burke of SB Nation's Acme Packing Company to discuss the upcoming Super Bowl between the Kansas City Chiefs and the Philadelphia Eagles and the ongoing saga of Green Bay quarterback Aaron Rodgers.  Plus, Kris lends his voice to the latest fandom news, such as:

  • Gods and Monsters are coming to DC
  • Superman and Lois will be sticking around for a bit...
  • ... and Gotham Kn...
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January 30, 2023 82 min

While the world awaits the news from James Gunn, Eric and Pete return to keep you up to date with what we know.  

  • Shazam: Fury of the Gods Trailer is here!
  • Harley Quinn Valentine's Special trailer is also here and it's wild
  • Lady Gaga working hard on Joker 2
  • Lex Luthor has been cast for Superman & Lois
  • The Titans are taking over at DC
  • But the Titans and Doom Patrol are leaving HBO Max
  • The future of the MCU
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January 24, 2023 64 min

As January is winding down the news is heating up, and Pete and Eric are here to bring it to you with episode 105 of your favorite podcast!

  • Scream 6 is in New York and the trailer is out
  • Superman and Lois season 3 trailer
  • MCU News about Adam Warlock, delays, and release dates in China
  • Gunn wants to keep his clan together
  • Keoghan talks the Joker
  • We have a release "date" for Invincible 2

All of this plus a new casting for D...

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January 17, 2023 79 min

Welcome back for episode 104 of SOG!  Eric and Pete get into the latest news this week, beginning with Ezra Miller avoiding jail time, the SanGunn creative team, The Batmanverse, and Joker 2!  Also, WB is in a strong position and Gregg Berlanti is sticking around!


Plus Ant-Man, Ang Lee's Hulk, and M3GAN's surprising box office numbers!

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January 10, 2023 73 min

HAPPY NEW YEAR!  The guys return with their first show of 2023 and they're bringing you all the DC-WB Drama that transpired over the holidays!  Plus, some old friends are returning to the CW and some aren't!  All of this plus the return of Michael Keaton is coming in a "flash"! So press play and let us bring edutain you for a the next 60 minutes!!

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December 19, 2022 70 min

Last show of the year and the guys get into all the latest coming from James Gunn and Peter Safran regarding the future of the DCU.  Patty Jenkins speaks about Wonder Woman and we have a premiere date for the Flash, Superman and Lois, and the most anticipated CW show ever, Gotham Knights! Also, Eric tells us about his odd Lyft experience and much more on episode 102 of SOG!!

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December 11, 2022 72 min

Episode 101 is here and the guys are getting into all the breaking news coming out of the new DCU, as well as:

  • Robbie wants HarlIvy on the big screen!
  • Black Adam 2 still possible?
  • The Flash has moved!
  • Season 9 of the Flash is coming!
  • Daredevil castings!
  • Fallah/Arbi want to work with WB again
  • A roaring 20's Batman

All of this plus Christmas movies and their usual brand of edutainment!

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December 5, 2022 92 min

100!  For our 100th episode we brought back our very first guest, Ryan Hoss, to help us celebrate and breakdown the news for the week!  We get into a host of topics, such as:

  • The Rock's Public Relations Tour
  • WB Animation moving to Amazon?
  • The Penguin has a new adversary
  • What the Furst Batmobile?  You can get it!
  • McAvoy talks his X-Men stint
  • Marvel Phase 4 came and went without much fanfare
  • The original plan for Captain America ...
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November 21, 2022 65 min

Happy Thanksgiving!  Your weekly blast of all the goings on in fandom is here to accompany you while you stuff yourself with turkey, stuffing, and all the trimmings!!

Feast yourself on these yummy topics:

  • Coogler explains decision not to recast T'Challa
  • Harbour talks Thunderbolts
  • GoTG Holiday Special
  • Marvel and DC Study... for science
  • The Plan is coming!
  • The Batman gets nominated for a Grammy

So pile your plate with a can...

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November 15, 2022 85 min

Happy Birthday to the Champ!  The guys are back with episode 98 of SOG, where they breakdown:

  • RIP Kevin Conroy
  • Eric's Spoiler free Wakanda Forever
  • T-Swizzle in Deadpool 3?
  • Casting call for Across the Spider-Verse
  • Brec Bassinger talks Stargirl
  • Momoa teases his dream project
  • WE HAVE A PLAN - Gunn and Safran speak
  • Hodge talks Hawkman
  • Titans Season 4 episode 3


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November 7, 2022 88 min

Pete and Eric are back to discuss all the happenings going on in fandom, such as:

  • Titans Episode 1 & 2
  • Welliver's Lex Luthor
  • Godspeed, Stargirl
  • David Zaslav, James Gunn, and everything going on at DC
  • Henry Cavill speaks on being Superman
  • Shazam 2 has wrapped
  • The Penguin has its Sofia Falcone
  • What If... Hela returned to the MCU
  • Black Panther: Wakanda Forever

It's another jam packed show for your enjoyment!!

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October 31, 2022 131 min

TRICK OR TREAT!!  Pete and Eric are joined by friend and creator of The Batman Book Club, Ryan Lower, to discuss a plethora of treats for Halloween!

The guys give their official review of Black Adam and discuss the big news surrounding Henry Cavill's official return to Superman and DC finally picking the leadership for the newly minted DCU!  They also breakdown:

  • Joker 2
  • Arkham Asylum gets a new warden
  • Green Lantern to shift gea...
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October 24, 2022 86 min

Eric and Pete get into the current state of Warner Bros/Discovery in episode 95 as well as:

  • News on Ezra Miller
  • Barry Keoghan talks Joker
  • Jessica Gao almost quit She-Hulk
  • Which Daredevil are we getting?  Charlie Cox speaks!
  • Season 4 Titans teaser trailer is here and it's supernatural!

So press play and let the guys edutain you!

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October 17, 2022 72 min

Your weekly does of hijinks is back with episode 94.  Eric and Pete have a slew of topics for this week including:


  • Marvel moving movie dates
  • Blade production is being paused
  • Jessica Gao talks She-Hulk
  • Wakanda Forever will jump ahead a few years
  • More interesting takes from Alan Moore
  • Black Adam is here!
  • Indiana Jones and Han Solo are joining the MCU
  • Collin Farrell talks the Penguin
  • Titans and Doom Patrol tease us on season 4
  • <...
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October 10, 2022 102 min

They're baaaaaaaaaaaaack and this episode is chock full o' Harley Quinn news and a bunch of other news from the house that Batman built, such as:

  • The Joker Auditioned for The Riddler?
  • Black Adam is coming and people wanna see it!
  • Titans Season 4 gives a first look at Brother Blood
  • Patty Jenkins has finished the script for Wonder Woman 3, and might wanna do more!
  • The Penguin has a director

All that great news plus word fro...

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October 3, 2022 92 min

Halloween Season is upon us and the guys are here with a scary good episode of SOG!!  This week they discuss:

  • Hugh Jackman returns as Wolverine for Deadpool 3
  • Feige speaks on not recasting T'Challa
  • Namor... the right villain at the right time
  • We haven't seen the last of Wanda in the MCU
  • The new CAPTAIN AMERICA speaks!
  • Blade loses its director
  • Werewolf By Night will have an impact in the larger MCU
  • Blue Beetle is safe....  for n...
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