Taylor's watching Buffy the Vampire Slayer for the first time, Andrea's rewatching it for the umpteenth time, hilarity is sure to ensue.
Planes, trains and automobiles? Well, maybe not the first two, all the time. Join nationally-recognized automobile and motor oil expert, Michael Thomas, to discuss and learn a variety of topics in the automotive and motor oil industries. Special guests will be featured talking anything from social media auto Influencers to the science behind motor oil, and everything in between. By a passionate car enthusiast, for passionate car enthusiasts.
Who doesn’t love a great car movie? How about an exhilarating chase scene or the final lap in a racing flick? The list of classic movies goes on and on. In this episode, Michael dives into some of his favorite car movies and chase scenes from the last several decades. What are your favorite car movies of all time? Let us know by tagging @Pennzoil o…
Michael rings in the new year with his Top Trends in the Automotive Industry, highlighting some big and exciting changes coming in 2022 and on: vehicle smart connectivity with more vehicles communicating with each other for safer roads, growth in autonomous cars and trucks, increased vehicle artificial intelligence which will monitor and calculate …
For the final episode of 2021, Michael fittingly reaches the finish line while recording live from the Performance Racing Industry (PRI) trade show in Indianapolis (December 9-11, 2021). Special guest, Alex Taylor, also stops by to chat with Michael! Alex is an automotive builder, racer, influencer and content creator with an unquenchable desire to…
John Hennessey is the founder & CEO of Hennessey Special Vehicles, Hennessey Performance, Tuner School, and Lonestar Motorsports Park. Born with a passion for speed and fast cars, John found early racing success behind the wheel of a modified Mitsubishi 3000GT at events such as the Pikes Peak Hill Climb and the Silver State Classic. Not to mention,…
Any car enthusiast cannot hear ‘drifting’ without thinking of world champion drifter, off-road racing champion, and Professional Fun-Haver, Vaughn Gittin Jr. Vaughn joins Michael on this rubber-burning episode to talk about his origins with drifting, following his true passion, and how Pennzoil motor oils have enhanced Vaughn and the RTR Motorsport…
Today’s episode features our very first IndyCar driver on Michael’s Motor Alley! Scott McLaughlin is the IndyCar driver of the #3 Dallara-Chevrolet for Team Penske. Michael sits down with the 2021 IndyCar Rookie of the Year winner to discuss his introduction into racing, his experience since moving to the United States and what’s on tap for him nex…
Craig Jackson is the CEO of Barrett-Jackson, The World’s Greatest Collector Car Auctions, and briefly sits down with Michael during September’s Houston auction to discuss the future of the automotive industry, automotive technology and car collecting.By Pennzoil
Michael covers the quiet, but important role that antifreeze and coolants have in vehicles, how they have evolved over the years, how to have your coolants checked properly and busts the myth of mixing antifreeze.By Pennzoil
Today's episode features our very first NASCAR driver on Michael’s Motor Alley! Michael chats with Joey Logano, driver of the #22 Pennzoil Ford Mustang for Team Penske, about the upcoming NASCAR Cup Series South Point 400 race in Las Vegas, what it’s like being a NASCAR driver and answers questions submitted by fans on social media. Listen to this …
Did you know certain cars from this millennium are considered classics? For vehicles 20 years in age and older, they hold ‘classic’ status! In this week’s episode, Michael gets into several topics, including; why high zinc motor oil is needed in classic car engines, tips on ensuring the correct transmission fluids are used in classic cars and a spe…
Michael’s guest adventures continue as he connects with Don Schumacher Racing Top Fuel driver Leah Pruett! Pruett shares how she prepares for her events, like the upcoming Dodge//SRT NHRA U.S. Nationals, taking place September 3rd - 5th. Tune into this special edition National Hot Rod Association (NHRA) episode!…
Eric Harley, our very FIRST guest, joins us on the show to recap the 2021 Rotella SuperRigs Trucking event and his experience as a judge, talk trucking and some crazy trucker tales! Eric Harley’s radio career spans 37 years and he currently co-hosts Red Eye Radio, heard on over 200 radio stations nationwide on the Westwood One Radio Network. Eric h…
Can low mileage vehicles use high mileage motor oils? Today, Michael will answer that exact question, while discussing high mileage motor oils: why/when they were developed and how seal conditioners play a part.By Pennzoil
If you own diesel truck or a vehicle that is fed diesel motor oil, then today’s episode is for you! Michael addresses some common diesel motor oil questions that are typically asked, including: the good and the bad of using diesel motor oils in a gasoline engine and how higher levels of zinc in these oils affect older/newer engines.…
In the third episode, Michael discusses a variety of topics including an exciting listener giveaway opportunity, while answering questions like: ‘To add or not to add aftermarket oil additives with Pennzoil?’ and ‘Is there a shelf life on motor oil?’. He also provides additional resources for your oil analysis needs.…
Michael sits down to discuss the age-old question: Can you mix different types of motor oils? Additionally, he takes on the topic of how to approach using synthetic blend motor oils in your vehicle’s engine.By Pennzoil
In the very first episode of Michael’s Motor Alley, Michael gets right into it with a variety of topics including: finding the correct motor oil, types of oils and their viscosities, and what oil to use and how it works in an engine.By Pennzoil
Andrea and Taylor start their final journey into the 'Verse with the first three issues of Leaves on the Wind. They both agree that this is a great Firefly story and feels like the plot of what could have been a second Serenity film.
What is the story of the mysterious Shepherd Book? What would we have found out if Firefly had continued? Click play to find out so many answers as we delve into this beautiful graphic novel.
This week Andrea and Taylor take another turn through the two-dimensional adventures of our Big Damn Heroes, with the second Firefly graphic novel: Better Days.
Andrea and Taylor do something a little different this week as they try to keep Firefly alive! That's right, it's the first-ever Tiny Fences graphic novel podcast! We read the graphic novel that ties the series to Serenity, Those Left Behind, and we really enjoyed it, we hope you will too!
It can be lonely flying around in empty space, but so much creepier when you realize you're not alone at all. Listen in as Taylor and Andrea discuss the final episode of Firefly.
This week Taylor and Andrea chat a lot of Mal and Inara, Mal and Nandi, misogyny and the patriarchy, that's right, it's time for Heart of Gold! A great, one-off episode that was left out of the original run.
“When you can’t run, you crawl. And when you can’t crawl you find someone to carry you.” Join us while we discuss the new character on the Firefly this week.
It's the return of Saffron! Or is it Bridget? Yolanda? By any name, she sure makes things interesting for Mal and the crew. Andrea and Taylor chat about Trash and how the gang manages to get the upper hand on her this time 'round.
After taking a break to talk Year in Review and Holiday in the Wild, we're back in the Whedonverse! This week we're talking about War Stories, and relationships between Mal and Zoe, Zoe and Wash, and Wash and Mal.
It's that time of year again! Andrea and Taylor sit down to talk about the year that was! (spoiler alert: Taylor's year was much busier)
It's that time again! Time for Andrea and Taylor to talk about a semi-terrible holiday rom-com! This time there's a twist, as Taylor uses this as a blatant excuse to talk to Andrea about her recent trip to Africa. So! Enjoy as we talk about the movie AND Andrea's adventures in Africa!
It’s Simon’s turn to come up with a plan and Andrea and Taylor are here for it! Also the crew better run because two for two hands of blue are coming for you. Taylor will catch up on songwriting… some day. Enjoy!By Taylor Hennessey & Andrea Westaway
We've hit Andrea's favourite episode, folks! With multiple time lines, beautiful transitions, and a great story it is a fun one to discuss.By Taylor Hennessey & Andrea Westaway
Happy Halloween!!! Join Taylor and Andrea as they talk about Jim Henson's 1982 creepy muppet classic! Taylor was watching it for the first time, Andrea was not, it was almost like Buffy all over again! Lots of fun facts about the making of, and a few tangents for good measure! Show notes: Dark Crystal Making Of Documentary https://youtu.be/G1OLv8ju…
Let's all take a trip to the moon where Jayne's a folk hero! Taylor and Andrea talk about a fun Jayne-centric episode, as well as the themes faith that weave in and out of the storylines.
At long last, it's time Christina Hendricks to come on board Serenity and shake things up! Listen as Taylor and Andrea chat about Saffron and how her presence affects the whole crew...except for River.
Andrea and Taylor chat about 'Safe', the Tams, the continuing mystery of Shepherd Book, and the wonderful directing (well, editing) of this episode!
It's time for a 'mighty fine shindig' on Persephone! Complete with mean girls, layer cake dresses, buffet tables, floating chandeliers and duels! Taylor and Andrea have a good time chatting about Shindig in this week's episode
Sometimes when you're minding your own business, doing your best to stay out of trouble's way, trouble sneaks up on you anyways. Join Andrea & Taylor as they talk Reaver, the Alliance, and ghosts (Oh my!)
It Unification Day and Mal would like a job to keep himself occupied. It’s fast-thinking times on the train that brings out important parts of the crew’s characters. Listen in to also see a comparison between the pilots “Serenity” and “The Train Job.”
Gorram space cowboys, unlikely band of friends! It's time for Firefly. Let's get this boat up in the air. If you are watching for the first time, we are full of spoilers. Get ready for an original Taylor song at the end of the episode. If this is your first time on Serenity, make sure to start with the episode "Serenity" and not "The Train Job."…
For our last jaunt through the TF Archive we bring you one of our most ambitious episodes, the Tiny Fences Musical!
Oh man folks, we're SO excited for you to listen to this week's classic episode! We're releasing the episode from the Patreon vault for all of you because it's just downright one of our favourite episodes of all time. There's nothing else to add except, enjoy!
We're doing something a little different for the next few weeks, taking a trip through the Tiny Fences archive. Come with us as we go back to when Taylor wasn't called Taylor, when they weren't a big fan of Buffy the character, and we did our very first live show for the season one finale, Prophecy Girl.…
Avengers assemble! Join us as we take a journey through the Marvel Cinematic Universe. Also, needless to say, this podcast contains a tremendous amount of spoilers from Iron Man up to and including Avengers: End Game.
The end of Dollhouse has finally arrived! Andrea and Taylor talk about how the show wraps things up, the good and the not so good (spoiler alert, Alpha plot hole) and how things play out for the actives and the rest of the world.
The mole is revealed. Priya and Tony learn to fly. Paul has amazing tolerance to pain, and a happy ending is ruined in seconds. Hit play to hear more about these vague statements and what we thought of this penultimate episode of Dollhouse.
With only two more episodes to go 'Getting Closer' is an episode full of questions, reveals, and a few answers. Andrea and Taylor start at the end with the big Boyd reveal and then talk their way through the rest of the episode.
We’ve finally reached the attic and the surprises that lurk there for us to uncover. It’s strange and full of information for us to dissect. We also learn what our time in the attic would look like if we were stuck with our worst nightmares… good times!
Mind Whisper. Quite the name for a secret quasi-military operation, but what do you expect from a shady corporation that calls people 'dolls'? Join Andrea and Taylor as they chat about 'Stop-Loss' including TWO references to other Whedonverse shows.
Alpha loves love, but does he know what love is? What we do know is that love is explosive and this episode is a blast!