A podcast that reviews graphic novels within the context of art and story based on their relationship to popular media.
Jenn, Josh and Bear are joined by our DC expert, Jennifer "Loopy" Smith-Pulsipher to talk all things Harleen Quinzel! We get deep into representation of voice actors, Jewish humor and gush about our love of Poison Ivy! A perfect episode to listen to while avoiding the Black Friday lines and eating Thanksgiving leftovers!
Jenn, Josh and Bear are joined by return guest JR Cillian Green to talk about Morbius. Echolocation and it's ability to allow flight, vampires in the Marvel universe(s) and those horrible post credits scenes that showed Sony did not understand the MCU at all.
Jenn, Josh and Bear are joined once again by guest Dan Schaeffer to talk about Shang-Chi! How does casting factor into a movie like this? What are our favorite action and martial arts movies? And would Trevor have been as captivating if he wasn't played by Sir Ben Kingsley? Tune in to find out!
Bear, Jenn and Josh are joined by friend of the show, Loki Lott, to talk Black Lightning. We thought long and hard about doing this one, as none of the hosts are POC (except Josh but he hardly counts). In the end, the show touches on things that were simply too important not to discuss. Racial injustice, the use of the "n word" in media, why did they make the 70's look like the 50's and how CW is this show on the CW...
The entire Graphically Novel crew is here with Leia Cameron from RetConversations joining Jenn, Bear and Josh to talk about the sweet cinnamon bun - Captain America! They discuss what a mantle is versus a title or name, why MCU Sam was a better choice than Bucky to take the shield and everyone chooses their "most perfect" MCU movie (spoiler: Bear and Leia are no longer friends).
Bear, Jenn and Josh are joined by Jason Taylor to discuss the best of the solo Wolverine movies, Logan! They discuss the old Man Logan graphic novel, the perfect end to Hugh Jackman's Wolvie swan song and who could possibly take up the mantle in the MCU!
Bear, Jenn and Josh are joined by Mike "Hollywood" Tomasek and his wife Meredith Gerber to discuss Hawkeye! How did this comic gain the attention of someone who hates comic books? Did the series stack up? We discuss this and the current state of movies vs. TV in the MCU. This is a can't miss episode!
Bear, Josh and Jenn are joined by Luke Wieser to talk about The Punisher. From Dolph Lundgren to Jon Berenthal, the best Punisher is chosen. Also, some of the craziest Punisher storylines are discussed including the time Frank was sent back by God to be the Angel of Death. Yikes.
Jenn, Josh and Bear have returning guest David Harnois on to discuss Peacemaker, a show which came out of nowhere for us! Are we glad to see wrestlers becoming Hollywood stars? Why did James Gunn decide to pick this "hero"? And can we please have more gorilla chainsaw fights?
Josh, Jenn and Bear are joined by three-time guest Justin Stacy for the premiere of Season 7 - Moon Knight! How did the show do in addressing mental health and how does the comic approach it? How did the show lose then regain Bear and Jenn's attention? And what show does Josh consider a cocktease? Tune in to find out!
Bear, Josh and Jenn are joined by Luke Wieser for the Season Six finale - Howard the Duck! Pirating movies in the 80's, existentialism, Dr. Bong and how long would it take for you to think "I'm gonna *uck that duck"? More than usual, we will warn you this one has explicit content.
Jenn, Josh and Bear are joined by Alex Laubacher to discuss Young Justice! Tactile telekinesis, puns and Superboy brings Josh's interest back to the yard.
Jenn, Bear and Josh are joined by "Baby Got Back Issues" host Rex Balboa to discuss Doctor Strange! We get into just how much of this section of the comics are both sensitive and problematic, go down a brief Mage: the Awakening rabbit hole and finish by talking about the state of creativity in the modern world.
Jenn, Bear and Josh are graced with returning punk zine queen Alysen Casaccio to discuss Mystery Men! A hard-to-find comic, ridiculous characters and Tom Waits! This one is so 90's it hurts.
Bear, Jenn and Josh welcome back JR Cillian Green to discuss Jupiter's Legacy. An exploration of The Code, how Jupiter's Legacy and Cowboy Bebop are similar and why you should watch the Disney Channel original Sky High.
Bear, Jenn and Josh are joined by Troy Essmann to talk about the 90's with Spawn! A movie, a cartoon and a comic book are discussed along with with how Todd McFarlane introduces himself, Jenn is introduced to the Comic Book Code and Josh disses Anne Bradstreet. And, amazingly, we don’t joke about how we’re doing Spawn for episode 69!
Jenn, Josh and Bear are joined by Andrew Behrens to discuss What If?! Bear asks how old someone would need to be to talk Thanos out of genocide, Josh and Andrew go off-topic about Blood Bowl and Jenn asks an important question about Jean Grey's lady parts.
Bear, Jenn and Josh are joined by their own Loki variant to discuss Loki! The crew starts by sampling Thanksgiving candy corn, goes on to talk about the Natalie Portman rap, the conditions in which they will do a Fantastic Four episode and if sex with your own variant is masturbation or incest porn.
The entire Graphically Novel family is in the house as Bear, Jenn and Josh are joined by RetConversations co-host Leia Cameron to talk about Black Widow! A truly epic Bear introduction, some fantastic comics, a breakdown of Nat in the MCU and our first ever post-Vandello stinger at the end!
Current and classic episodes, featuring compelling true-crime mysteries, powerful documentaries and in-depth investigations.
If you can never get enough true crime... Congratulations, you’ve found your people.
The most notorious mass murder in Ohio’s history happened on the night of April 21, 2016 in rural Pike County. Four crime scenes, thirty-two gunshot wounds, eight members of the Rhoden family left dead in their homes. Two years later a local family of four, the Wagners, are arrested and charged with the crimes. As the Wagners await four back-to-back capital murder trials, the KT Studios team revisits Pike County to examine: crime-scene forensics, upcoming legal proceedings, and the ties that bind the victims and the accused. As events unfold and new crimes are uncovered, what will it mean for all involved? What will it mean for Pike County?
If you've ever wanted to know about champagne, satanism, the Stonewall Uprising, chaos theory, LSD, El Nino, true crime and Rosa Parks then look no further. Josh and Chuck have you covered.
It’s a lighthearted nightmare in here, weirdos! Morbid is a true crime, creepy history and all things spooky podcast hosted by an autopsy technician and a hairstylist. Join us for a heavy dose of research with a dash of comedy thrown in for flavor.