Nate is a street painter, muralist, and fine artist previously based in Tampa, FL and recently relocated to Chicago, IL. He holds a Bachelor of Fine Arts degree from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, where his passion for street painting began.
Nate is a versatile artist experienced with a range of mediums, including large chalk murals, indoor and outdoor painted murals, acrylic on canvas, and various forms of digital painting and concept art. While comfortable capturing any subject matter, Nate especially enjoys portraits for their ability to connect with the viewer.
Episode | March 10th, 2019 | 56 mins 35 secs
After comparing a stair-master to a form of torture and revealing Stephen’s next musical debut, we review John Krazinski and Emily Blunt’s “A Quiet Place” while comparing it to Bird Box! At the end, we stumble through a Top 5 monsters / monster movies that ends in controversy.
Episode | March 3rd, 2019 | 52 mins 57 secs
What if your thought-to-be deceased fiancé comes back and finds you engaged to someone else?? A real Cast Away situation. Nate and Stephen discuss what they would do, and how much Nate spent on Chipotle in 2018. Plus we review the 2018 Robin Hood and list our Top 5 Movie Archers!
Episode | February 26th, 2019 | 52 mins 7 secs
Buckle up family, this is gonna be a deep one. After a brief foray into Nate’s first hover boarding experience, which Disney princess we’re most like, and a special fan shout-out, Nate and Stephen willingly ride a unicycle across a tightrope over a pit of poisonous vipers while attempting to juggle knives and live grenades simultaneously.
In other words, we review the 2014 movie, “God’s Not Dead.”
Episode | February 17th, 2019 | 35 mins 12 secs
Does a head cold make for a better podcasting voice? Most likely. This time-shifted episode reviews the 2017 movie, The Post. Then stay for our Top 5 Steven Spielberg movies!
Episode | February 10th, 2019 | 53 mins 9 secs
Can you drink a gallon of milk in 1 hour? What about 10 saltines in under 1 minute? We discuss, then add some follow up on our Pixar character and Aquaman episodes. After, we wade into shark infested waters by reviewing “The Meg” and finally, rank our Top 5 bald actors!
Episode | February 3rd, 2019 | 26 mins 22 secs
aquaman, comic, dc, justice, league
For the second time ever, Nate and Stephen watch a movie in theaters, IN PERSON. We watch the incredibly overrated Aquaman, and then proceed to review the movie in a car.
Episode | January 27th, 2019 | 51 mins 39 secs
disney, incredibles, pixar
Who are your favorite Pixar characters? A tough question Nate and Stephen tackle in our Top 5 this week, but first we review the much anticipated sequel, Incredibles 2!
Episode | January 20th, 2019 | 1 hr 3 mins
greatest, hugh, jackman, musical, showman
At long last, Nate and Stephen wax poetically about musicals on the show! We review the cultural phenomenon “The Greatest Showman”, and then SING our Top 5 Broadway Musical numbers!
Episode | January 13th, 2019 | 46 mins
asians, crazy, rich
Nate and Stephen ask why you, listener, loved our Me Before You episode so much, and then dive into the cultural phenomenon, Crazy Rich Asians! Then stay for our Top 3 favorite women and men leads in a romantic comedy.
Episode | January 6th, 2019 | 47 mins 10 secs
disaster, the rock
Happy New Year from Nate and Stephen! We kick off the year right with non other than an implausible disaster movie starring Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson. Come for our review and stay for our Top 5 Movie Posters starring Dwayne Johnson!
Episode | December 23rd, 2018 | 28 mins 42 secs
christmas, movies, music, traditions
On this special Christmas episode, Nate and Stephen skip reviewing a movie entirely and give not one, not two, but THREE Top 5’s! Top 5 Christmas songs, Worst 5 Christmas songs, Top 5 Christmas movies, and finally, our favorite childhood traditions.
Episode | December 16th, 2018 | 35 mins 52 secs
christmas, eggnog, holidays
It’s Part 1 of our Movies On The Side Christmas Spectacular! We learn Stefen’s one Christmas wish, taste some eggnog, and then review the Holiday classic: It’s a Wonderful Life.
Episode | December 9th, 2018 | 1 hr 6 mins
harbor, pearl, war, world
Recorded on the 77th Anniversary of Pearl Harbor, Nate and Stephen reviewed none other than the 2001 Ben Affleck and Kate Beckinsale movie of the same name. Of course, first we cover the trustworthiness of the popcorn button on your microwave and what it’s like talking to a butcher. Finally, our Top 5 war movies, plus a Bonus game after the credits roll.
Episode | December 2nd, 2018 | 1 hr 4 mins
Could you break a window in an emergency situation? Nate and Stephen discuss, and then go into an EPIC review of the 1995 Pierce Brosnan film: GoldenEye! No, not the Nintendo 64 game. (Don’t miss the cameo by a premiere medical student by the way.) Lastly, our Top 5 Bond movies since Brosnan’s debut.
Episode | November 25th, 2018 | 42 mins 9 secs
2009, friday, holmes, sherlock, thanksgiving
A little foreign object follow-up, Thanksgiving debrief, and memories of Black Fridays gone by. Then we review one of Nate’s all-time favorites: the 2009 Sherlock Holmes! Followed by our Top 5 movies from 2009.
Episode | November 18th, 2018 | 55 mins 22 secs
A Happy Thanksgiving to all Movies on the Side listeners! We get to the movie and our Top 5 favorite Thanksgiving side dishes eventually, but FIRST, a harrowing account of Stephen’s....foreign object story.