The Inter-Millennium Media Project, where a GenX dad subjects his Millennial son to 20th century media.

About the show

In each episode of the Inter-Millennium Media Project, Matthew Porter (@byMatthewPorter) and his son Ian Porter (@ItemCrafting) explore a TV show, movie or other artifact from Matthew's youth. What stands the test of time? What doesn’t? And what's still worth binging in the new millennium?

Son learns what made Dad ... whatever he is today. And Dad learns what Son thinks of all this.

What's the fun in having a kid if you can't warp his mind?

(Music by Jason Aro / Pond5)

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  • 107: CONAN THE BARBARIAN starring Arnold Schwarzenegger (1982)

    December 12th, 2022  |  1 hr 16 mins
    80s, action, fantasy, movie

    Happy Hyborian Holidays! Our December theme is Christmas with Conan, starting with 1982's CONAN THE BARBARIAN starring Arnold Schwarzenegger.

  • 106: Ralph Bakshi’s THE LORD OF THE RINGS (1978)

    November 28th, 2022  |  1 hr 1 min
    70s, animation, fantasy, movie, tolkien

    More than two decades before Peter Jackson made the world believe that New Zealand is Middle Earth, animator Ralph Bakshi gave us an ambitious and deeply weird adaptation of Tolkien's THE LORD OF THE RINGS.

  • 105: THE HOBBIT (Rankin Bass, 1977)

    November 14th, 2022  |  44 mins 12 secs
    70s, animation, kids, musical, tolkien, tv

    Tricksey hobbitses! In this episode Ian and Matthew discuss Matthew's junior high Tolkien obsession, and specifically the 1977 Rankin Bass animated version of THE HOBBIT.


    October 31st, 2022  |  1 hr 2 mins
    60s, comedy, tv

    For Halloween 2022, our Frankenstein theme wraps up with the 1964 TV hit THE MUNSTERS.

  • 103: YOUNG FRANKENSTEIN by Mel Brooks and Gene Wilder

    October 17th, 2022  |  1 hr 4 mins
    70s, comedy, halloween, horror, movie

    After the 1931 Universal Adaptation of FRANKENSTEIN -- 43 years after -- Mel Brooks and Gene Wilder revisited the material with ... a parody? A sequel? Both? Something more? Ian and Matthew try to figure it out as they talk about YOUNG FRANKENSTEIN.

  • 102: FRANKENSTEIN (1931)

    October 3rd, 2022  |  54 mins 34 secs
    30s, halloween, horror, movie, scifi

    The IMMP kicks off Halloween season 2022 with another Universal horror classic.

  • 101: HOMESTARRUNNER.COM (The Millennial Strikes Back)

    September 19th, 2022  |  57 mins 42 secs
    2000s, 2010s, animation, comedy, flash animation, millennial strikes back, online media

    Ian takes over the podcast to share the most influential show from his youth: HOMESTARRUNNER.COM

  • 100: GIGANTOR! live from NDK

    September 5th, 2022  |  43 mins 35 secs
    60s, animation, kids, scifi

    IMMP versus Gigantor, live from Nan Desu Kan!

  • 099: LOGAN’S RUN

    August 22nd, 2022  |  52 mins 39 secs
    70s, drama, movie, scifi

    For late August 2022, Matthew chose to show Ian the 70s sci-fi feature LOGAN'S RUN.

    For reasons that will become clear.

  • 098: Mike Nichols’ THE DAY OF THE DOLPHIN

    August 8th, 2022  |  44 mins
    70s, drama, movie, scifi

    Is "marine biology techno thriller" a genre? If so it applies to this episode's subject, THE DAY OF THE DOLPHIN.

  • 097: Bill Murray in MEATBALLS

    July 25th, 2022  |  49 mins 12 secs
    70s, comedy, movie

    It's the height of the summer, and for many that means memories of summer camp. Or summer camp movies like MEATBALLS.


    July 11th, 2022  |  1 hr 5 mins
    50s, drama, movie, scifi

    From the depths of space comes a message of peace...or else. Matthew and Ian discuss the 1951 movie THE DAY THE EARTH STOOD STILL.