Beyond the Big Screen
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Beyond the Big Screen

Steve Guerra
Beyond the Big Screen is a podcast about the true story behind the movies you love. We will talk about history, philosophy, religion, art, sports, literature and much more. Movies and media only tell you a small part of the story. In this podcast we will look into a wide variety of topics on the big screen and beyond!
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Bodies Frozen in Time: The Iceman (2012)
June 6, 2024 - 43 min
Transcript URL: https://share.descript.com/view/wQoa64WzwgZIn today’s episode, Steve and Mustache Chris talk about The Iceman (2012). We will deep dive into the 2012 film 'The Iceman,' starring Michael Shannon, exploring the complex storytelling and character portrayals of real-life mob figures. We will unpack the film's attention to detail, historical accuracy, and the remarkable portrayals of Richard Kuklinski and his mafia counterparts. We’ll look into highlights, along with critical scenes and performances that effectively capture the essence of the mob era and its notorious characters.  Let us know what you think, leave a rating and review on Apple Podcasts or a comment below!You can learn more about Beyond the Big Screen and subscribe at all these great places:https://atozhistorypage.start.pagewww.beyondthebigscreen.com  Click to Subscribe:https://www.spreaker.com/show/4926576/episodes/feedemail: steve@atozhistorypage.comwww.beyondthebigscreen.com  Parthenon Podcast Network Home:parthenonpodcast.com  On Social Media: https://www.youtube.com/@atozhistoryhttps://www.facebook.com/groups/atozhistorypagehttps://facebook.com/atozhistorypagehttps://twitter.com/atozhistorypagehttps://www.instagram.com/atozhistorypage/  Music Provided by:"Crossing the Chasm" Kevin MacLeod (incompetech.com)Licensed under Creative Commons: By Attribution 3.0 Licensehttp://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0/
Coming Soon - Petty and Pompous
June 3, 2024 - 2 min
Coming Soon on Beyond the Big Screen!You can learn more about Beyond the Big Screen and subscribe at all these great places:https://atozhistorypage.start.pagewww.beyondthebigscreen.comClick to Subscribe:https://www.spreaker.com/show/4926576/episodes/feedemail: steve@atozhistorypage.comParthenon Podcast Network Home:parthenonpodcast.comOn Social Media:https://www.youtube.com/@atozhistoryhttps://www.facebook.com/groups/atozhistorypagehttps://facebook.com/atozhistorypagehttps://twitter.com/atozhistorypagehttps://www.instagram.com/atozhistorypage/Music Provided by:"Crossing the Chasm" Kevin MacLeod (incompetech.com)Licensed under Creative Commons: By Attribution 3.0 Licensehttp://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0/
In Glen's Steps: A Journey with Dementia
June 1, 2024 - 5 min
In Glen's Steps: A Journey with Dementia is a deeply personal and heartfelt podcast series that explores the impact of dementia on Glenroy Brown, a man of remarkable character, and his family. Through candid conversations, personal reflections, and expert insights, we share the journey of his life, from his early years in Jamaica to his current experiences with dementia. This series offers an intimate look at the challenges, changes, and unexpected joys that come with living with this condition, providing support and understanding to families facing similar challenges.https://shows.acast.com/in-glens-steps-a-journey-with-dementia/episodes/in-glens-steps-a-journey-with-dementia
Beyond the Iceman: The Roy DeMeo Connection
May 30, 2024 - 38 min
Transcript URL: https://share.descript.com/view/0cr1L962SkGBeyond the Iceman: The Roy DeMeo Connection – Let’s dive further into Roy DeMeo's life, from his rise in the Gambino family to his notorious criminal endeavors, and his eventual downfall, as we unravel the ties that linked him to other infamous mafia members. Join Steve and Mustache Chris as they delve into this fascinating story, examining the blurred lines between loyalty, power, and betrayal in the mafia's shadowy realm. Let us know what you think, leave a rating and review on Apple Podcasts or a comment below!You can learn more about Beyond the Big Screen and subscribe at all these great places:https://atozhistorypage.start.pagewww.beyondthebigscreen.comClick to Subscribe:https://www.spreaker.com/show/4926576/episodes/feedemail: steve@atozhistorypage.comwww.beyondthebigscreen.comParthenon Podcast Network Home:parthenonpodcast.comOn Social Media:https://www.youtube.com/@atozhistoryhttps://www.facebook.com/groups/atozhistorypagehttps://facebook.com/atozhistorypagehttps://twitter.com/atozhistorypagehttps://www.instagram.com/atozhistorypage/Music Provided by:"Crossing the Chasm" Kevin MacLeod (incompetech.com)Licensed under Creative Commons: By Attribution 3.0 Licensehttp://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0/
Welcome to Roy DeMeo’s Gemini Lounge
May 28, 2024 - 34 min
Transcript URL: https://share.descript.com/view/gGJxvEu9iW2Welcome to Roy DeMeo’s Gemini Lounge. Today we explores the intriguing life of mafia figure Roy DeMeo, delving into his criminal career, involvement in the Gemini Lounge, and the notorious Gemini method of body disposal. Join the host, Steve and Mustache Chris, in uncovering the dark and twisted world of the mafia through the lens of Roy DeMeo's life. Let us know what you think, leave a rating and review on Apple Podcasts or a comment below!  You can learn more about Beyond the Big Screen and subscribe at all these great places:https://atozhistorypage.start.pagewww.beyondthebigscreen.comClick to Subscribe:https://www.spreaker.com/show/4926576/episodes/feedemail: steve@atozhistorypage.comwww.beyondthebigscreen.comParthenon Podcast Network Home:parthenonpodcast.comOn Social Media: https://www.youtube.com/@atozhistoryhttps://www.facebook.com/groups/atozhistorypagehttps://facebook.com/atozhistorypagehttps://twitter.com/atozhistorypagehttps://www.instagram.com/atozhistorypage/  Music Provided by:"Crossing the Chasm" Kevin MacLeod (incompetech.com) Licensed under Creative Commons: By Attribution 3.0 Licensehttp://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0/
Coming Soon - Our Bad Guys
May 27, 2024 - 2 min
Coming Soon on Beyond the Big Screen!You can learn more about Beyond the Big Screen and subscribe at all these great places:https://atozhistorypage.start.pagewww.beyondthebigscreen.comClick to Subscribe:https://www.spreaker.com/show/4926576/episodes/feedemail: steve@atozhistorypage.comParthenon Podcast Network Home:parthenonpodcast.comOn Social Media:https://www.youtube.com/@atozhistoryhttps://www.facebook.com/groups/atozhistorypagehttps://facebook.com/atozhistorypagehttps://twitter.com/atozhistorypagehttps://www.instagram.com/atozhistorypage/Music Provided by:"Crossing the Chasm" Kevin MacLeod (incompetech.com)Licensed under Creative Commons: By Attribution 3.0 Licensehttp://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0/
Why America Could Have a Presidential Succession Crisis
May 25, 2024 - 50 min
Discover the intricate balance between tradition and vulnerability in America's presidential succession process with legal scholar Roy E. Brownell II in this compelling bonus episode from This American President.Stay informed and engaged with thought-provoking content from This American President. Subscribe now to ensure you never miss an episode and follow on Apple or Spotify for updates, insights, and community engagement. Find more shows like this on Parthenonpodcast.com
Inside the Mind of Iceman: The Killer's Journey
May 23, 2024 - 33 min
Transcript URL: https://share.descript.com/view/e5a3ZCN0KSxInside the Mind of Iceman: The Killer's Journey: Join Mustache Chris and Steve as they explore the chilling story of the Iceman, a serial killer and mob hitman, and his tumultuous relationship with Barbara. Unveil the dark secrets and terrifying actions of Richard Kuklinski, a man who instilled fear with his monstrous physical strength and cold-blooded crimes. Join us as we try to figure out the twisted mind of a killer and his journey through a life of crime, manipulation, and chilling murders. Let us know what you think, leave a rating and review on Apple Podcasts or a comment below!You can learn more about Beyond the Big Screen and subscribe at all these great places:https://atozhistorypage.start.pagewww.beyondthebigscreen.comClick to Subscribe:https://www.spreaker.com/show/4926576/episodes/feedemail: steve@atozhistorypage.comwww.beyondthebigscreen.comParthenon Podcast Network Home:parthenonpodcast.comOn Social Media:https://www.youtube.com/@atozhistoryhttps://www.facebook.com/groups/atozhistorypagehttps://facebook.com/atozhistorypagehttps://twitter.com/atozhistorypagehttps://www.instagram.com/atozhistorypage/Music Provided by:"Crossing the Chasm" Kevin MacLeod (incompetech.com)Licensed under Creative Commons: By Attribution 3.0 Licensehttp://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0/
Iceman Unmasked: Exploring the Dark World of Richard Kuklinski
May 21, 2024 - 27 min
Transcript URL: https://share.descript.com/view/5Qo1gJaiNoQIceman Unmasked: Exploring the Dark World of Richard Kuklinski. Today we have a deep dive into the life of Richard Kuklinski, known as The Iceman, a mysterious figure with a complex identity as a serial killer and mob hitman. We get into his early childhood, criminal activities, interactions with the mafia, and personal struggles with family and impulse control. Join us as we unravel the dark and captivating story of Richard Kuklinski in this thought-provoking series. Let us know what you think, leave a rating and review on Apple Podcasts or a comment below!You can learn more about Beyond the Big Screen and subscribe at all these great places:https://atozhistorypage.start.pagewww.beyondthebigscreen.com  Click to Subscribe:https://www.spreaker.com/show/4926576/episodes/feedemail: steve@atozhistorypage.comwww.beyondthebigscreen.com  Parthenon Podcast Network Home:parthenonpodcast.com  On Social Media: https://www.youtube.com/@atozhistoryhttps://www.facebook.com/groups/atozhistorypagehttps://facebook.com/atozhistorypagehttps://twitter.com/atozhistorypagehttps://www.instagram.com/atozhistorypage/  Music Provided by:"Crossing the Chasm" Kevin MacLeod (incompetech.com)Licensed under Creative Commons: By Attribution 3.0 Licensehttp://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0/
Coming Soon - Born in an Alternate Universe
May 20, 2024 - 2 min
Coming Soon on Beyond the Big Screen!You can learn more about Beyond the Big Screen and subscribe at all these great places:https://atozhistorypage.start.pagewww.beyondthebigscreen.comClick to Subscribe:https://www.spreaker.com/show/4926576/episodes/feedemail: steve@atozhistorypage.comParthenon Podcast Network Home:parthenonpodcast.comOn Social Media:https://www.youtube.com/@atozhistoryhttps://www.facebook.com/groups/atozhistorypagehttps://facebook.com/atozhistorypagehttps://twitter.com/atozhistorypagehttps://www.instagram.com/atozhistorypage/Music Provided by:"Crossing the Chasm" Kevin MacLeod (incompetech.com)Licensed under Creative Commons: By Attribution 3.0 Licensehttp://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0/
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Meet Your Host
Steve Guerra is a historian and podcaster who hosts three different shows. He started with the History of the Papacy Podcast in 2013. In 2017, Steve began Beyond the Big Screen, a podcast that delves into the fascinating stories behind films through lively interviews. His newest show, Organized Crime and Punishment, takes a deep dive into the roots, evolution, and impact of organized crime across different cultures and countries.
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