Jesse Mercury

SciFi Synthpop Artist and Podcast Host

Month: April 2016

Back to the Future Part III on Trial! (Part 1 of 2)


Great scott! Our brave panel of time travelling adventurers rides headfirst into the old west, to debate whether Back to the Future Part III is a worthy end to a beloved trilogy, or a disappointing conclusion with too many plot holes. Jesse Mercury hosts this lively discussion starring Ryan Casey, Daniel Desrosiers, Daniel O’Connell and Johnny Unicorn, with special interviews from Erin Ingle and Justin Minich. Head on over to to listen!

SciFi #37: Margaret Thatcher Naked on a Cold Night


This week it’s all about genitals, as Jesse shares his experiences with testicular cancer and trying not to get an erection during his recent sonogram. Pete GeeKay proves he is an excellent sport.

SciFi #36: Hoverboards and Cupcakes


Pete GeeKay returns to discuss hoverboards! In a discussion full of 80s nostalgia and cupcakes, Jesse and Pete dissect the proliferation of devices claiming to be hoverboards to determine if the future has been made manifest or if we’re living inside a giant marketing ploy.

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SciFi #35: The Nightmare of a Railway Man

SciFiwithJesseMercuryJesse has a nerdgasm over the Rogue One trailer before continuing his conversation with the creators of RadioLARP, Douglas Gale and Ryan Casey. They discuss their wasteland storyline titled ‘Another Hero,’ and drunkenly ramble through a myriad of exciting topics. This episode has more endings than a Peter Jackson movie, so make sure you stay tuned till the bitter end for a special treat! Follow Ryan on Twitter @ohRyanCasey, and Doug @DouglasWFail, and be sure to check out their excellent podcast at

SciFi #34: RadioLARP

SciFiwithJesseMercuryJesse chats with the brain trust behind RadioLARP, Douglas Gale and Ryan Casey. They discuss the three story lines featured thus far in their original radio plays (Flight Space 7, Rise of the Red Sun and Another Hero) as well as the inspiration behind their project, the awesomeness of Red Dwarf, Phillip K Dick and Godel, Escher Bach. Jesse performs ‘Lightspeed’ on harmonium. Part 1 of 2.

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