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Let Me Know How It Is

A Pop Culture Podcast About Animation, TV, Movies, Comics, and More


April 3, 2024 37 mins

Advertising utilizes many different tricks to try and gain as much interest as possible for their products.  Making up funny and memorable characters is one of those tried and true methods, and that is the topic of discussion for today's episode!  The panel takes a look at some of their favorite original characters that originated in TV commercials.  Ranging from the recent fun and funny, to nostalgic, to the just plain odd, listen...

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We are partying like it's 1997 as we look forward to the highly anticipated revival of an all-time Saturday morning classic cartoon in the form of the upcoming X-Men '97 animated series, which premieres soon on Disney+. We share what were are looking forward to based on the trailers and news we have so far. We make some predictions and also let you all know what we hope to see in the series. Spoiler alert: I hope Cyclops yells, "Je...

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March 6, 2024 73 mins

Embark on a journey through the cosmic realms as our very own Professor of Superheroics, the venerable Frank Melman, unravels the captivating history and evolution of the Multiverse concept! We follow the Multiverse's journey from its early roots in theoretical physics to its metamorphosis into a storytelling staple within the realms of science fiction and superheroes. We share some of our favorite stories from other earths. And we...

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Marvel's first family is finally coming to the Cinematic Universe. After the loooooong-awaited cast announcement we explore our thoughts on the newly-confirmed Fantastic Four cast, share what we expect from the movie, and speculate about what it might mean for the MCU.


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The future arrived 25 years ago.  Hard to believe, but the half-century-from-now set Batman Beyond is a quarter of a century old.  Set in a Gotham City 50 years in the future, a retired Bruce Wayne aids a new, teenage, Batman, named Terry McGuiness in battling evil and keeping the streets safe from a new breed of dangerous rogues.  The panel takes a deep look at the “Tomorrow Knight” and this lush expansion of the Batman mythos bro...

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The future arrived 25 years ago.  Hard to believe, but the half-century-from-now set Batman Beyond is a quarter of a century old.  Set in a Gotham City 50 years in the future, a retired Bruce Wayne aids a new, teenage, Batman, named Terry McGuiness in battling evil and keeping the streets safe from a new breed of dangerous rogues.  The panel takes a deep look at the “Tomorrow Knight” and this lush expansion of the Batman mythos bro...

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As the curtain rises on 2024, we're rolling out the red carpet for our special New Year's episode! Join us for a pop culture extravaganza as we take a stroll through some of our favorite things of the year that was and cast our eyes toward the exciting horizon of 2024.

As we bid farewell to one year and welcome another, we're also setting the stage for our podcast New Year's Resolutions. Join us as we share our goals, aspirations, ...

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December 25, 2023 64 mins

Just like Santa, we are sneaking into you home in the middle of the night on Christmas Eve to bring you a present! A brand new episode!

'Tis the season to be jolly, and we're decking the podcast halls with boughs of holly! In this festive episode, join us as we unwrap the magic of Christmas TV episodes and specials that have become a cherished part of our holiday traditions.

From heartwarming classics to modern yuletide delights, w...

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Get ready for a ghoulishly good time as we dive deep into the world of television Halloween specials and spine-tingling TV episodes! This week, our studio transforms into a haunted hideaway where we conjure up nostalgia, chills, and laughs in equal measure.

From classic sitcoms that never fail to put the 'ha-ha' in Halloween to eerie dramas that send shivers down your spine, we're breaking down the must-see TV episodes that have be...

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September 21, 2023 44 mins

One of the best things about being an animation fan is seeing all the wonderful differences in the way a cartoon can look. Super stylized with a lot of rubber hose squash and stretch and hyper detailed and realistic and everything in between. Join Zack and Clifton as they unveil their wish lists of their favorite cartoon visual styles and artists  from classic shows and match them up with their dream properties they would most like...

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Here we are at the end of another summer. That time of year for fun in the sun. Rest and relaxation. And for us, time to gorge ourselves on movies, shows, and more. All of us got to chip away, just a little bit, at our reading and watch lists over the past few months. So here it is, our reading and watch lists for the last few months. This is how we spent our summer vacation - - content wise! Join us for a grab bag of mini reviews ...

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August 23, 2023 72 mins

This week we have a classic episode from our archive:

"The crew explores the "Kids on Bikes" sub-genre of action-adventure movies and shows that seems to be just as popular now, with shows such as Stranger Things, as it was back in its original E.T. and Goonies filled heyday of the 1980s. They discuss some of their favorite movies and shows, both new and old, to try to figure out why they loved them so much back then, and why these...

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August 9, 2023 79 mins

One of the beautiful things about Comics is that they keep going; when one creative team leaves, another one jumps on. Beloved characters have years, sometimes decades worth of great writers and artists taking their turn developing story and their unique voices and takes on characters that all add to the pot contributing pieces for the next creative team to build off of. Every once in a while though, the right writer finds the righ...

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In July of 2023, Adult Swim premiered My Adventures with Superman, the first animated series to focus on the Man of Steel in 17 years!  The series focuses on a young Clark Kent, Lois Lane, and Jimmy Olsen as they begin their careers as interns at the Daily Planet, when on their first day, the story of the century lands in their lap in the form of an appearance by a superhero who is more powerful than a locomotive and leaps tall bui...

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July 12, 2023 87 mins

We jump back 35 years to take a look at Who Framed Roger Rabbit. In this episode, we revisit the magical blend of live-action and animation that captivated audiences back in 1988. With an in-depth discussion, we explore the film's groundbreaking visual effects, unforgettable characters, and its enduring impact on the world of film and animation. Get ready to relive the humor, mystery, and heart as we explore Who Framed Roger Rabbit...

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In May of 2023, Adult Swim aired the premiere of Genndy Tartakovsky's latest animated series, Unicorn: Warriors Eternal, a sci-fi, fantasy series about teenagers who are the reawakened spirit of ancient warriors. The series dropped with much excitement and fanfare, and here the panel is sitting down to review the first three episodes! Check it out and don't miss Unicorn: Warriors Eternal currently airing Thursday Nights on Adult Sw...

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Superman has been flying high for 85 years, and the celebration continues in Part 2 of our anniversary special! The panel dives into some of our favorite supporting characters who have helped shape the Man of Steel's legacy, from the intrepid Lois Lane to the loyal Jimmy Olsen and beyond. We'll also explore some aspects and different takes on Superman's origin and upbringing over the years, from Smallville to Metropolis and beyond.


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Superman is 85! Hard to believe the Man of Steel has been a part of our lives for almost a full century now. The world has changed so much around him and yet, he has changed so little. To celebrate 85 years, for Part 1, the panel looks back at Action Comics #1, the first appearance of Superman. The panel also discusses their favorite Superman bad guys and some other classic stories showcasing the very best of the Man of Steel.



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When you love a TV show, you want it to go for as long as possible.  Some shows do, but not everything can be that lucky.  Hollywood is filled with examples of great shows that get cut short every single year and in this episode, we single out the great shows that ended after just one season.  One-Season Wonders, as we call them.  The panel looks at some of their favorite One-Season Wonders over the years. Great TV shows, all that ...

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Tune in this week as we explore the highly-anticipated new DC TV show, Gotham Knights. Set in a world where Bruce Wayne has been murdered, the show follows the adventures of a group of unlikely heroes, which includes Batman's adopted son and Joker's daughter, as they band together to save Gotham from a new wave of danger.

Our panel will be diving deep into the first three episodes of the series, examining everything from the action...

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