Sunday, March 22, 2015

That Batgirl Covercast

Elliot Serrano is back to talk about "that Batgirl cover". We discuss whether the controversy is warranted in either side of the argument, whether the Joker variant simply referenced "The Killing Joke" or crossed the line and what it means for female readers that that DC Comics cancelled it.

Sunday, March 15, 2015

Philip J. Reed

The author of "Universe Expanded" is here! Jon and Philip discuss the history of Kenner Star Wars toys, Hasbro's Transformers line, and his Kickstarter for his fifth book on action figures!

Sunday, March 8, 2015

Avatar: The Last Airbendingcast

With the dvd of the final season of "The Legend of Korra" on dvd and blu-ray plus a special painting by one of the creators, the universe of "Avatar: the Last Airbender" has come to a close. Lisa and Tina are back to discuss the impact of both series, the juggling between broadcast and digital, the implications for the LGBT and of course, that horrible horrible movie. Get ready for some ear bending!

Sunday, March 1, 2015

Remembering Leonard Nimoy

Leonard Nimoy passed away at the age of 83. Jon and Bill discuss the integrity and dignity Spock brought to everything he did, his impact on the Star Trek legacy and where the franchise is headed without their tether. Also, that damn dress.

Sunday, February 22, 2015

Oscarbaitcast!

Recorded hours before the 2015 Oscars! Jon, Steven and Dave discuss the politics of the Academy awards, whether Best Picture means classic and what stories Hollywood likes to reward. Plus, an in-depth look at Birdman!

Sunday, February 15, 2015

Spider-Man with Marvel Studioscast!

SONY and Marvel are sharing Spider-Man! Jon discusses the news with Bill Monroe and Jeff Sussman. Plus, Jon Stewart leaves "The Daily Show", Brian Williams leaves NBC Nightly News and Bob Odenkirk starts "Better Call Saul!"

Sunday, February 8, 2015

Michael Brumm

After nine years writing for "The Colbert Report" Mike Brumm is ready to make the move to Stephen's late night CBS show! Jon and Mike talk his beginnings in Chicago improv, his move to NY and Madison Avenue advertising and the day to day routine that won him multiple Emmys!