Back of the Cereal Box: Saturday Morning Cartoons, Comic Books and Kaiju

Back of the Cereal Box: Saturday Morning Cartoons, Comic Books and Kaiju

Jump in your PJs, grab a big bowl of cereal and have a seat in the virtual rec room to celebrate the fun of the Saturdays of our youth while sharing what we love in adulthood today: Cartoons, Comic Books, Kaiju movies! Hosted by storyteller and superhero John "Johnny Beyond" Pyka: Johnny has an encyclopedic knowledge of retro popculture and Star Wars movies, Marvel Comics and Saturday Morning cartoons made him the man he is today! Its 100% Non-Toxic and the only podcast with 8 essential vitamins and minerals! www.backofthecerealbox.fun Support this podcast: https://podcasters.spotify.com/pod/show/cerealboxpodcast/support

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May 23, 2024 76 mins

Let's talk Reboot!

Yes, that show.

The Canadian CG animated show of the mid 90s. Johnny Beyond, Aubrey Cavitt and Willow Skylor are joined by Patreon VIP Dennis Pozzi to talk Reboot and all the other fun retro geek culture that we never have time for on Saturday AM!Wanna host your own show too? Become a VIP Patreon member at www.patreon.com/cerealboxpodcastBrought to you by Body Bags - get yours now!Kickstarter: https://www.k...

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Big Foot in Pop Culture! Willow's away, so Johnny will play! Johnny is obsessed with Big Foot and is a hard core believer. He'll share why but we'll take a look at Big Foot in pop culture including Hollywood, comics, games and more. Make plans to join us in the virtual tree house as we go in search of... 100% non-toxic and the only podcast fortified with 8 essential vitamins and minerals! Sponsored by Dr. Malgam Bod...

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Were the SIlverhawks just Thundercats in space?

Some say so, but John "Johnny Beyond" Pyka and Aubrey Cavitt seek to uncover the truth behind the rise, fall, and disappearance of the Silverhawks!

Join us in the virtual rec room and let your voice be heard! Patreon supporters can join us on camera! Tally-Ho!

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May 13, 2024 92 mins

Unraveling the Legend of Bravestarr! Many people consider Bravestarr to be the peak achievement of Filmation Studios, but at the height of popularity Filmation suddenly closed shop and vanished forever! Johnny is joined by Crayle Vanest to take a look at the crowning achieverment in Bravestarr and investigate the premature demise of FIlmation Studios! Join us in the caht and be a part of the show! Patreon members can join us on c...

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May 6, 2024 99 mins

May the 4th Be With You! It's Star Wars Day and John "Johnny Beyond" Pyka and Willow Cavitt are joined by Hollis Thompson and Chris Vaglio to celebrate the Saturday's of our youth with Star Wars animation; From Ewoks & Droids to Bad Batch and Tales of the Empire! Plus, the WORLD DEBUT of or new theme song! Jump in your pjs, grab a big bowl of cereal and join us in the virtual rec room and be a part of the ...

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April 22, 2024 64 mins

Special Bonus crossover episode! Johnny co-hosts this episode of Cryptid Crunch and he and Willow Skylor go after the truth about the Dover Demon!

It's been 47 years since the first sightings of The Dover Demon! Join Keisha and Willow as they break down what this creature could be and what are the similarities between The Demon and the Cree Folklore legend, The Mannegishi!


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Is Blackstar The Superior Fantasy Superhero? Blackstar only lasted one season of 13 episodes but is remembered fondly by fans today. John "Johnny" Pyka and Aubrey Cavitt take a look at the good, the bad and the ugly and answer the question once and for all! So jump in your PJs, grab a big bowl of cereal and join us in the virtual rec room to celebrate the fun of the Saturdays of our youth; Cartoons, Comic Books, and Kai...

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Come Sail Away with the Pirates of Dark Water! Many consider the short-lived Hanna Barbera series a masterpiece in animated storytelling. At the very least it is one of the most over looked and underrated series of the era. John Pyka and Aubrey Cavitt take an in depth journey into the history and fandom of Dark Water! So jump in your PJs, grab a big bowl of cereal and join us in the virtual rec room to celebrate the fun of the S...

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April 8, 2024 84 mins

The Ghostbusters vs The Ghostbusters!

1986 saw two Ghostbusters saturday morning cartoons going head to head on two different networks! Holy Double Trouble, Batman!

We'll be discussing the two series and discecting the differences and similarities and the history of the two series and how they came to be! So jump in your PJs, grab a big bowl of cereal and join us in the virtual rec room to celebrate the fun of the Saturdays...

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April 7, 2024 41 mins
It's time for Weeknight Bites! Our cameras, your cameras, and fun discussion about the topic we can't always cover on Saturday Morning! This week we will be discussing the movies Dune 2, Ghostbusters: Frozen Empire and Godzilla X Kong: New Empire! Plus your reations to X-Men '97 and Star Wars: The Bad Batch season 3! Plus we dissect Disney's board of director's win against Nelson Peltz! 100% Non-toxic and the only podcast fortifi...
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Is Star Wars: the Bad Batch making the sequel trilogy better? Johnny discusses his theory about the connection between Omega and Rey and what it means to the Star Wars franchise ! 100% non-toxic and the only podcast fortified with 8 essential vitamins and minerals! Support the show at www.patreon.com/cerealboxpodcast --- Send in a voice message: https://podcasters.spotify.com/pod/show/cerealboxpodcast/message Support this podcas...
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Is Pole Position a Forgotten Classic of Saturday Morning? Pole Position is a forgotten gem of Saturday 1984. Looselt based on the Namco video game, this secret agent action adventure is full of excitement and 80s charm. It may be the most 80s show of the 80s! John "Johnny" Pyka and guest hot Cade Hawkins of Cartoon Commotion discuss this forgotten classic Jmp in your PJs, rab a big bowl of cereal and join us in the rec room for ...
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March 25, 2024 65 mins

The Darker Side of AI - A special bonus simulcast courtesy of the I-Scream Queens!

The ISQs are joined by special guests John Pyka, Bryan Huff, Joey the Roadie, and Geek Gumshoe for a fascinating chat about the AI tech advancements, and issues it poses for artists, performers, and intellectual property. AI's rapid growth into other industries and if and how it is being regulated.

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March 25, 2024 100 mins

What's The Deal With M.A.S.K.? M.A.S.K. is fondly remembered for seeming to combine the best elements of GI Joe and the Transfmormers, but did it succeed? Join John "Johnny Beyond" Pyka, Aubrey Cavitt and Willow Skylor to find out! Jump in your favorite PJs, grab a big bowl of cereal and join us in the virtual rec room to celebrate the fun of the Saturdays of our youth while sharing what we love today; cartoons, co...

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March 18, 2024 66 mins

Comics and Cryptids - Willow takes the reins to welcome comic creator and cryptid enthusiast Grant Lankard for a great discussion about cryptids in comics. Check out Grant's own comic, League of Cryptids at https://www.kickstarter.com/projects/mrgrantastic/league-of-cryptids-1/posts


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This One Time At Six Flags... How About Them Banana Splits? Who knew that in during the summer of 1968 that the footage of 4 costumed animals created by Sid & Marty Krofft would become a cultural phenomeon spawning several of the most iconic Saturday morning cartoon shorts that helped define Gen X? Apparently somebody at Hanna-Barbera did because they gifted the world with the Banana Splits Show! Tra la la, Tra la la la. Tra la...

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Is Defenders of the Earth better than the X-Men? In 1995, the greatest heroes of American comics and pulp magiazine unite! Flash Gordon, Mandrake, The Phantom combine their powers and abilities to defend the Earth from the evil machinations from Ming The Merciless who is bent on conquering the Earth! 100% non-toxic and the only podcast fortified with 8 essential vitamins and minerals! So, jump in your PJs, grab a big bowl of cer...

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March 4, 2024 95 mins

The Mighty Voltron is here to rescue your weekday afternoons from boredom! Did you rush home after school to watch the latest adventures of the pre-runner of the Power Rangers? Are you Team Lion Force or Team Vehicle Force? Join us in the virtual rec room and share your Voltron memories in the chat! Plus, what's in the bowl and prizes from the cereal box! So jump in your PJs, grab a big bowl of cereal and join us in the rec ...

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Did You Take A Ride On The Great Space Coaster? Is Gary Gnu your spirit animal? Was the great space coaster part of your weekdays? John "Johnny Beyond" Pyka, Willow Skylor, and Aubrey Cavitt take a time travel trip back in time on the Great Space Coaster! Celebrating the fun of the Saturdays of our youth, and the stuff we love today! 100% non-toxic and the only podcast fortified with 8 essential vitamins & minerals...

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February 12, 2024 104 mins

Is He-Man the ultimate 80s super hero?

John "Johnny Beyond" Pyka, Willow Skylor and Aubrey Cavitt ask this question as they take a trip back to the early 1980s to relive the phenomenon of He-Man and the Masters of the Universe!

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