The Mutant Season

The Mutant Season

  • Joel Warner and Peter McGraw of The Humor Code

    Apr 15, 2014 | 58 min
    Authors of The Humor Code sit down with Gil to talk about what inspired them to write the book The Humor Code, how humor is different from around the world and what they think is the funniest thing in the world!
  • Crystal Dilworth

    Apr 08, 2014 | 39 min
    Neuroscientist Crystal Dilworth chats with Gil about getting people interested in science, doing studies on the brain and more!
  • Josh Fadem

    Apr 01, 2014 | 53 min
    Comedian Josh Fadem hangs out with Gil to talk about his inspiration for his sketches, making funny videos and more!
  • Jeremy Yanofsky of LA Makerspace

    Mar 25, 2014 | 58 min
    The events coordinator for LA Makerspace, Jeremy Yanofsky, sits down with Gil to talk about what LA Makerspace is, the importance of being creative and making fun projects!
  • Adam Rodrigues

    Mar 18, 2014 | 34 min
    Adam Rodrigues hangs out with Gil to talk about growing up in Hawaii, working on Jonah Raydio and more!
  • Auntie Em's Kitchen

    Mar 11, 2014 | 28 min
    Terri Wahl and Michelle Risucci from Auntie Em's Kitchen in Eagle Rock bring some treats to the studio and sit down with Gil to talk all things desserts!
  • Len Wein

    Mar 04, 2014 | 33 min
    The legendary comic book writer, Len Wein, joins Gil in the studio! They talk about how he became a comic book writer, coming up with Wolverine and what real wolverines look like!
  • Kyle Hill Returns!

    Feb 24, 2014 | 67 min
    Scientist Kyle Hill returns to The Mutant Season! He and Gil talk more science news, video games and, of course, aliens!
  • Tom Pinchuk

    Feb 17, 2014 | 36 min
    Comic book writer Tom Pinchuk hangs out with Gil to talk Max Steel and all thing comic books!
  • The Grawlix

    Feb 11, 2014 | 67 min
    Gil sits down the with the guys of The Grawlix (comedians Adam Cayton-Holland, Andrew Orvedahl and Ben Roy) to talk about how they come up with sketches, the Denver Broncos losing the Super Bowl and Ben drinks ALL the water in the studio!
  • Tony Thaxton Returns!

    Feb 04, 2014 | 39 min
    Tony Thaxton returns to the show! He and Gil talks about what inspired him to do a year-round Christmas podcast, life after Motion City Soundtrack and their thoughts on the Super Bowl!
  • Aaron H. Baker

    Jan 28, 2014 | 28 min
    Aaron H. Baker hangs out with Gil to talk about everything he does at the NerdMelt Showroom!
  • Francisco Dominguez

    Jan 21, 2014 | 37 min
    Gil's own uncle Francisco hangs out with Gil to talk about building the website for Meltdown, the time there was an epic Nerf fight at the store and much more!
  • Eric Esquival

    Jan 14, 2014 | 43 min
    Gil sits down with comic book writer Eric Esquival to talk about his work on Bravest Warriors, Adventure Time and more and the importance of not being a couch potato!
  • Peter Browngardt

    Jan 07, 2014 | 42 min
    Uncle Grandpa creator and voice actor Peter Browngardt comes on the show to talk all things Uncle Grandpa! How he came up with the idea, doing the voice of Uncle Grandpa and more!
  • Eric Bauza

    Dec 17, 2013 | 55 min
    The hilarious voice actor Eric Bauza does lots of silly voices for Gil, talks about how he comes up with voices for characters and working on Uncle Grandpa!
  • Natural History Museum of Los Angeles

    Dec 10, 2013 | 43 min
    It's yet another Mutant Season field trip! This time Gil goes to the Natural History Museum of Los Angeles to talk to educators Bailee Desrocher and Anya Hunter about what they do at the museum, all the dinosaur fossils at the museum and what the world might have been like when dinosaurs were alive!
  • Endeavour Space Shuttle

    Dec 03, 2013 | 36 min
    It's a Mutant Season field trip to the California Science Center! Gil interviews the curator of Aerospace Programs, Dr. Ken Phillips, all about the Endeavour space shuttle, how it came to the science center and whether or not they think there is life on other planets!
  • John DiMaggio

    Nov 26, 2013 | 44 min
    Voice actor legend John DiMaggio sits down with Gil to talk about being the voice of Bender and Jake, his documentary about voice acting and how recording voices for cartoon characters actually works!
  • Kyle Hill

    Nov 19, 2013 | 74 min
    Science writer/blogger for Scientific American and science correspondent for Al Jazeera America hangs out with Gil for his longest podcast yet! They nerd out about the science of zombies, aliens, superheroes and more!
  • Matt Bennett Returns!

    Nov 12, 2013 | 38 min
    Friend of the show Matt Bennett returns to the show! He and Gil talk about his new pilot, his music and more!
  • Myke Chilian

    Nov 05, 2013 | 34 min
    Animator Myke Chilian hangs out with Gil to talk about what a storyboard artist does, working on Uncle Grandpa and how he got into animation!
  • Phil Torres

    Oct 29, 2013 | 45 min
    Entomologist Phil Torres sits down with Gil to talk all about bugs! He talks about what an entomologist does, tells stories of scary bugs and talks about his work with bugs in the Amazon!
  • Beyond Fest

    Oct 22, 2013 | 51 min
    The guys behind Beyond Fest, Christian, Adam, Grant and Spencer  stop by The Mutant Season! They talk about how they all met, what they each do and what Beyond Fest is!
  • Darren Romanelli

    Oct 15, 2013 | 37 min
    Designer Darren Romanelli sits down with Gil to talk about how he became a designer, what exactly he does and weird fabrics he has made clothes out of!
  • Curtis Lelash

    Oct 08, 2013 | 42 min
    The Vice President of animation at Cartoon Network, Curstin Lelash, talks to Gil about what exactly his job is, what a typical day at work is like and they talk about their favorite cart
  • 100th Episode with Chris Hardwick and more!

    Oct 01, 2013 | 38 min
    It's Gil's ONE HUNDREDTH EPISODE! Chris Hardwick stops by to say hi and the Gil and Katie reminisce about the past guests and talk about what more is going to come!
  • Nathan Cabrera

    Sep 24, 2013 | 42 min
    Graphics designer, creator and artist hangs out with Gil to tell the story of how he got into designing, how he comes up with what he makes and much more!
  • Nate Bargatze

    Sep 17, 2013 | 1 min
    Comedian Nate Bargatze comes on the podcast to talk with Gil about performing comedy for U.S, troops all around the world; they debate geography and talk about his favorite college football team!
  • Joe Sib

    Sep 09, 2013 | 55 min
    Comedian, musician, DJ and punk rock connoisseur Joe Sib hangs out with Gil to talk about his days as a musician, how he got into punk rock and having a positive attitude!
  • Jackie Kashian

    Sep 03, 2013 | 46 min
    Comedian and self-declared nerd Jackie Kashian hangs out with Gil to talk about all the nerdy things they life, places she has traveled to do comedy and much more!
  • Chris Smith

    Aug 27, 2013 | 55 min
    Voice-over extraordinaire Chris Smith sits down with Gil to talk about how he got into voice-acting, his favorite role and how taxing voice-acting can be!
  • Cara Santa Maria

    Aug 20, 2013 | 38 min
    Scientist and TV host Cara Santa Maria hangs out with Gil to talk about what a neurobiology is, how tornadoes work and digging for dinosaurs in her backyard!
  • Spencer Crittenden

    Aug 13, 2013 | 46 min
    Dungeons and Dragons Dungeon Master Spencer Crittenden comes on the show to talk about how he got into DnD, what a Dungeon Master does and playing DnD on the podcast Harmontown!
  • Matt Fosburg of Sticky Candy

    Aug 06, 2013 | 40 min
    Matt Fosburg from Sticky USA candy hangs out with Gil to talk about living a life surrounded by candy!
  • Dustin Marshall

    Jul 30, 2013 | 59 min
    Podcast producer and audio engineer Dustin Marshall hangs out with Gil to discuss podcasting, the universe and more!
  • Tom Wilson returns!

    Jul 23, 2013 | 46 min
    The always fun Tom Wilson returns to the podcast to talk about what he has planned for the summer and more!
  • Matt Wyatt

    Jul 16, 2013 | 43 min
    The Director of Creative for Disney Interactive Video Matt Wyatt hangs out with Gil to talk about directing, filming in Disneyland in the middle of the night and the days before DVR's!
  • Lawrence Mercado

    Jul 09, 2013 | 44 min
    Special effects make-up artist Lawrence Mercado talks to Gil about how he got into the special effects business, how he comes up with ideas and he tells a crazy alien story!
  • Nick Thorburn

    Jul 02, 2013 | 36 min
    Musician Nick Thorburn comes on the show to talk about how he got into music, how singing can be scary sometimes and having interesting animals as pets!
  • Film Crit Hulk

    Jun 25, 2013 | 38 min
    Film Crit Hulk hangs out with Gil to talk about what movies they both like, what movies they are looking forward to and the personalities of super heroes!
  • Bobcat Goldthwait

    Jun 18, 2013 | 49 min
    The legendary Bobcat Goldthwait sits down with Gil to talk about directing films, stand-up comedy and Bigfoot and other urban myths!
  • Matthew Burnside

    Jun 11, 2013 | 67 min
    Matthew Burnside hangs out with Gil to talk about testing video games for The Indoor Kids, new consoles and their favorite video games!
  • Alex Gross

    Jun 04, 2013 | 32 min
    Artist Alex Gross hangs out with Gil to talk all thing art!
  • Dov Kelemer

    May 28, 2013 | 35 min
    Toy distributor Dov Kelemer sits down with Gil to talk about how he got into the toy business, what a toy distributor does and more!
  • Josh Karp

    May 21, 2013 | 41 min
    Artist Josh Karp hangs out with Gil to talk about drawing hands, how he became an artist and his family!
  • Dave Kloc

    May 14, 2013 | 29 min
    Artist Dave Kloc comes on the show to talk about how he became an artist, what inspires him and how he started making the posters for the Meltdown Comedy Show!
  • Mike Manasewitsch

    May 07, 2013 | 41 min
    Mike Manasewitsch hangs out with Gil to talk about what a director does, how he got into directing and ALIENS!
  • Steven Feinartz

    Apr 30, 2013 | 38 min
    Documentary filmmaker Steven Feinartz sits down with Gil to talk about how he got into film-making, what a documentary is and more!
  • Chef Michael Voltaggio

    Apr 23, 2013 | 37 min
    Chef Michael Voltaggio hangs out with Gil to talk about how he went from a picky eater to a professional chef, what vegetables kids hate the most and scary bugs!
  • Matt Mira

    Apr 16, 2013 | 53 min
    Matt Mira comes by to talk to Gil about how the Nerdist podcast got started, the problem with running zombies and what it was like to see a space shuttle launch into space!
  • Johnny Wickham of the Nerdist Channel

    Apr 09, 2013 | 42 min
    Johnny Wickham from the Nerdist YouTube Channel hangs out with Gil to talk about how shows on the channel come to be, being good at bowling and zombies!
  • Chef Becky Reams

    Apr 02, 2013 | 42 min
    Chef Becky Reams sits down with Gil to talk about how she became a chef, what foods she likes to make and much more!
  • Best Friends Animal Society

    Mar 26, 2013 | 40 min
    Candi Crawford from Best Friends Animal Society sits down with Gil to talk about what her organization does, ways to help shelter pets and the NKLA campaign!
  • Steven Yeun

    Mar 19, 2013 | 61 min
    Steven Yeun hangs out with Gil to talk about what it's like playing Glenn on The Walking Dead, how he got into comic books and what he would really do in a zombie apocalypse!
  • Matt Kennedy

    Mar 12, 2013 | 45 min
    Art curator for La Luz de Jesus Gallery comes on the show to talk about what a curator does, different types of art and comic books!
  • A House For Lions

    Mar 05, 2013 | 45 min
    Mike Nissen and Daniel Norman from the band A House For Lions hang out with Gil to talk about their favorite music, their favorite guitar chords and they play a song!
  • Monster5

    Feb 26, 2013 | 47 min
    Gil's uncle Shigeyuki Someya a.k.a. Monster5 is in town from Japan and sat down with Gil to talk about his toy company, how he became a model maker and what life in Japan is like!
  • Aaron Bleyaert

    Feb 19, 2013 | 62 min
    Aaron Bleyaert, content producer on Conan, hangs out with Gil to talk about Canadian bacon, video games and debate whether zombies can run or not!
  • Frank and Becky

    Feb 12, 2013 | 50 min
    Comic book writers and artists Frank on and Becky sit down with Gil to talk about their comics Tiny Kitten Teeth,  getting (human) teeth pulled and traveling to different countries!
  • Adam Cayton-Holland

    Feb 05, 2013 | 48 min
    Comedian Adam Cayton-Holland hangs out with Gil to talk about comedy, writing, bird watching and his dog, Annabel!
  • Chambers Stevens

    Jan 29, 2013 | 53 min
    Actor and acting coach Chambers Stevens comes on the show to talk about how he became an actor, why he decided to teach acting, and The Chambie Awards!
  • Jim Fletcher

    Jan 22, 2013 | 35 min
    Jim Fletcher invites Gil back to DC Comics to talk about his awesome job: toy design!!

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