The 602 Club: A Geekery Speakeasy

The 602 Club is's dedicated podcast to our passion for all things geeky outside of Star Trek. We cover classics as well as much of what is coming out as a way of helping listeners find new things to try. Each week host Matthew Rushing, friends from around the network and beyond deep dive into topics such as Star Wars, Lord of the Rings, Marvel, DC Comics, James Bond, Doctor Who, Battlestar Galactica, Harry Potter, and much more. So pull up a chair, order a drink from Ruby and enjoy. Subscribe and listen today!


episode 241: There's a Wholesomeness About It


When Michael Bay brought the Transformers to the big screen in live action, they were an immediate hit yet with each subsequent movie released in the series, the law of diminishing returns took full effect, but that didn't stop the studio from deciding to do a prequel to the series in the winter of 2018.

In this episode The 602 Club host Matthew Rushing is joined by Scott McClellan to talk about Bumblebee. We discuss our transforming history, a prequel, a smaller scope, the cast, Decepticons, Bumblebee, the effects, the soundtrack and our ratings.

Transforming History (00:03:32)
A Prequel (00:13:06)
A Smaller Scope (00:21:14)
Hailee Steinfeld (00:24:15)
Memo (00:27:39)
John Cena (00:35:25)
The Rest of the Family (00:41:11)
Decepticons (00:46:26)
Bumblebee (00:51:05)
The Effects (00:55:11)
The Soundtrack (00:59:53)
Ratings (01:05:45)

Matthew Rushing

Scott McClellan

Matthew Rushing (Editor and Producer) C Bryan Jones (Executive Producer) Ken Tripp (Executive Producer) Matthew Rushing (Executive Producer) Richard Marquez (Production Manager) Brandon-Shea Mutala (Patreon Manager) Ken Tripp (Associate Producer) Davis Grayson (Associate Producer) Daniel Noa (Associate Producer) Ryan Maillet (Associate Producer)


 2019-07-17  1h21m