Monday, March 15, 2021 LISTENER REQUEST MONTH: Fantastic Mr. Fox (2009)

Guys, this is a Fantastic episode! And it’s about 2009’s family(?) movie, Fantastic Mr. Fox! It’s a good thing we could be so fantastic for this. Do y...

Monday, March 8, 2021 LISTENER REQUEST MONTH: Spiderman: Into the Spiderverse (2018)

IT'S A BIG ONE! For our next episode in our LISTENER REQUEST MONTH, A momentous entry into the dad canon - Spiderman: Into the Spiderverse. Guess that...

Sunday, February 28, 2021 LISTENER REQUEST MONTH: The Man Who Shot Liberty Valance (1962)

This week, our request came from Madeleine who wanted to hear our thoughts on The Man Who Shot Liberty Valance, a true western classic, with cowboys a...

Monday, February 22, 2021 Jesse's Birthday!

Hello everyone! We are interrupting our LISTENER REQUEST MONTH to bring you a very special episode that we hope to bring you only 3 times a year:  a B...

Monday, February 15, 2021 LISTENER REQUEST MONTH: The Prestige (2006)

Our first episode of LRMonth is The Prestige, directed by Christopher Nolan and written by him and his brother Jonathan Nolan, released in October of ...

Monday, February 8, 2021 Episode 4: The Muppet Movie (1979)

This is our final entry of our Hollywood series and we are ending it with The Muppet Movie (1979)! Come with us to revisit the Muppets

Monday, February 1, 2021 NEW RELEASE: The Little Things (2021)

We have a special review for The Little Things. Why? Because Denzel is in it and the trailer looked amazing!

Monday, January 25, 2021 Episode 3: La La Land (2016)

Our third entry in our series of Movies about Hollywood is La La Land (2016), the third film tied for most nominations in the Academy Awards...ever. W...

Monday, January 18, 2021 Episode 2: Sunset Blvd. (1950)

This week, we're continuing Season 2 with our second episode of the Movies About Hollywood series. - Do these characters have hope? - Who is the vill...

Tuesday, January 12, 2021 Episode 1: Once Upon a Time...In Hollywood (2019)

Here is the first episode, season 2, of Not Your Father's Movies, in the opening episode of our Hollywood series! We are covering Quentin Tarantino's ...

Tuesday, January 5, 2021 Top 5 Movies of 2020

Welcome to season 2 of NYFM! We are kicking things off with a Year In Review of 2020, the dumpster fire year that most of us suffered through in seclu...

Tuesday, December 22, 2020 CHRISTMAS EPISODE: Home Alone (1990)

Merry Christmas and Happy Holidays from all of us at NYFM!

About The Show

► Tell us about you and your podcast

Vito came up with the idea. He is an absolute movie and podcast junkie. He loves a wide range of movies. Talking about movies is a passion for Vito and he wants to share that with everyone (and boy does he have energy). He asked his friends, Mike and Jesse, to join a show talking about movies. Not just talking about movies though, talking about whether we want to show these movies to our kids and at what age. Talking about whether this is an established classic for our generation that we want future generations to see. Talking about our own dads and the movies they showed us.

Mike was on board immediately. He loves movies, especially those that have strong themes throughout. He is the poet of the group and loves to talk about the bigger picture a story implies. "What does this mean?" is a pretty consistent phrase from him.

Jesse is here. He is on board. And he has opinions. Usually more about characters than anything else. Plots are fun, but plots are devices for character development. And Jesse is here to bring that up, time and again.

Together NYFM has a dynamic trio of dads. Dads who are here to talk about movies in relation to their kids and their own dads. Also, movies we love.


► Why & how did you start this podcast? 

We all listen to podcasts and we were all craving conversation at the time. This pod was conceived of as a way for a few friends to start having consistent conversations with each other and grew from that. It grew into something they all care about. We started talking about what movies to cover and structure of episodes over the phone, especially text.


► How'd you find the time and funding to do this podcast?

Funding is easy enough. With three people contributing, we all pay monthly for Zencastr recording (saves a lot of time in terms of editing!) and for Podbean services to distribute our episodes. That ends up being $10 a month from each person, so it is very doable. The hardest part is to find time, but even that is ok. Coordinating schedules between three dads can be tough, but we just need a couple hours to record, and we can all find that amount of time in a week. Also, editing takes time, but with Zencastr and three people to all help, it really isn't that much work.


► What do you gain from podcasting?        

These three dads are better friends than before and that in itself has been worth it! On top of that though, podcasting is a great creative outlet. This has been a life-saver during the COVID months.


► How does your podcasting process look like? 

We talk about movies with a structure, so prep is really not that hard for us. We watch the movie (sometimes more than once), find some articles/videos about the movie, think of some questions that we want to talk about on the episode about the movie in particular, find time to record episode, we use Zencastr for both audio and video, record, assign editing, promote podcast on all the socials (Facebook, reddit, insta, twitter), rinse and repeat for the next week.


► How do you market your show?

We create social accounts for the podcast and join groups/follow those with similar interests. Podcasting groups usually let you post your episode there. Also, we have joined a lot of movie groups to promote our episodes. Mostly though, it has been word-of-mouth. Friends have liked it from the beginning and they are more than happy to listen and tell more people. We have also found that having a guest on the show, just a friend, and then they spread the word about it even more.


► What advice would you share with aspiring (new) podcasters?

Just do it! Don't worry about the expensive mics or anything like that. Get an episode structure down, prep for a couple months, record a few months worth of episodes and edit one month worth, then release out through a distributor like Podbean.


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