GAR! Podcast Episode 24- Breaking GAR!

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Breaking Bad

Special thanks to my wife, CL Quillen, for helping me with the intro!

Glenn and I are MAJOR Breaking Bad fans, so with the series finale airing this Sunday, how could we NOT do an episode about our favorite show? Warning- there are tons of spoilers, so as much as we want you to listen, please wait until you’ve watched Breaking Bad!

This week’s special Breaking Bad episode of The GAR! Podcast includes discussion of the following:

Uncle Tio’s bell intro / spoiler alert / in the beginning / the death of Hank / adlibbing / Ozymandias / Dexter / The Newsroom / binge watching / Sons of Anarchy / Saul Goodman / Ray’s obsession / apology / what is it all about / RJ Mitte / Jonathan Banks / evil Todd / real chemistry / strange threesomes / Jesse’s fashion and fate / Walt’s evolution / back to Dexter and Sons of Anarchy / Screen Bid auction / finale predictions / prime suspects / Sopranos ending / loose ends / worst endings / Vince Gilligan / poor Gus Fring /

Links:

Breaking Bad at AMC
Breaking Bad at Sony
Breaking Bad at Wikipedia
Breaking Bad at IMDb
Better Call Saul
Breaking Bad outside the US
Metastasis
Screen Bid Breaking Bad auction
Los Pollos Hermanos on Yelp
Giancarlo Esposito on Reddit
Save Walter White
Amazing Breaking Bad photos from Buzzfeed
Ray’s Twitter
Glenn’s Twitter

Videos

A Tribute to Hector Salamanca, not work or family safe

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GAR! Podcast Episode 23- French Fry Diary!

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This week, we talk about one of Glenn’s side project- French Fry Diary!

This week’s podcast includes discussion of the following:

fry time / French Fry Diary / why fries? / health Nazis / Bloomberg / recommendations / expert / British Chip Shop / the cuts / variations / par-fry and shock fry / childhood / Burger King / Wendy’s / McDonald’s / Chick-fil-A / Sonic / Five Guys / Whopper without a bun / Ray hates Friendly’s / high class / In-N-Out Burger / Taco Bell secrets / poutine and disco fries / not everyday / recipes / fries from the past / sizes and tricks / Roy Rogers / Nathan’s / the infamous Dick Clark restaurant / FFD The Movie / it’s always comes back to Prince / closing

Links:

French Fry Diary
also French Fry Diary
French Fry Fairy
The Daily Fry
Freaky Eaters Vs. The Daily Fry
Bloomberg soda ban
Steak ‘n Shake
Glenn in Travel & Leisure
kinds of fries
Glenn’s fry secrets
Nodding Head
Friday Night Fish Food
Burger King New Fries
Wendy’s New Fries
McDonald’s Fries
Chick-fil-A
Sonic
Smashburger
Five Guys
Berke Breathed’s Whopper without a Bun
In-N-Out Burger
the In-N-Out secret menu
Taco Bell Fries
more fried and potato-ey at the Bell
Biff Bam Pop!
York Steak House
the original Gino’s
Roy Rogers
Dick Clark’s American Bandstand Grill
Ray’s Twitter
Glenn’s Twitter

Videos

“Breakfast Can Wait” by Prince

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GAR! Podcast Episode 22: Music and Love

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It’s another wild epiosde of GAR! This week, we spend a lot of time talking music, reacting to a list of the top 25 soundtracks. And then Ray talks about his tenth wedding anniversary! By the way, I’ll be sharing our anniversary tracks on Twitter- follow me at @raycornwall. And follow Glenn at @monsura.

This week’s podcast includes discussion of the following:

a sickly gar / Rolling Stone’s The 25 Greatest Soundtracks of All Time / why Ray hates Grease / Spinal Tap / qualifiers / Saturday Night Fever / The Beatles / Woodstock / American Graffiti / Quentin Tarantino / hip hop / Lost in Translation / Sgt. Pepper / Trainspotting / Wild Style / John Hughes / The Blues Brothers / that look / Ray’s anniversary / cruise ship piano bar / wedding soundtrack / Glenn on the spot / Atlantic City / Disney Cruise / cruising during hurricane Sandy / librarian shout out / Twitter body parts / nicknames / closing /

Links:

Rolling Stone’s The 25 Greatest Soundtracks of All Time
RollingStone.com
Matt Taibbi at Rolling Stone
The Blues Brothers lost intermission
Morton’s The Steakhouse, Atlantic City
A Battered Tartan
Disney Cruise Line
Princess Cruises

Videos

“Come Together” by Aerosmith as Future Villain in Sgt. Pepper

“New” by Paul McCartney

“So What” by P!nk

Bruce Springsteen’s “Atlantic City” by Ben Harper

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GAR! Podcast Episode 21- Special Guests Jeremy Whitley and Emily Martin of Princeless

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One of these days, I’m going to figure out how we’ve gotten so lucky here at GAR! This week, Glenn and I had the privilege of interviewing the current creative team of the Eisner-nominated and Glyph-winning comic book, Princeless (a big GAR favorite). Jeremy Whitley (the book’s writer) and Emily Martin (the book’s current artist) were kind enough to stop by and talk about their book, teaching comics, publisher Action Lab Comics, and other topics.

As always, you can always get the latest shows and leave comments for us at www.garpodcast.com. You can also listen on iTunes and Stitcher. Tweet Ray at @raycornwall, and tweet Glenn at @monsura. Thanks for listening!

introduction / Jeremy’s inspiration / accessible comics / Emily comes on board / Mark Waid and the Eisner Awards / Gail Simone / teaching art / college / self-publishing / plushes / Princeless / Breaking Bad / it always comes back to Prince / Emily’s influences and art styles / coloring and lions / cosplay / Endless inspirations / Jeremy’s Batman story / cat intermission / APE / where to stalk / robot apocalypse / holding the line / Space-Time Condominium / Molly Danger by Jamal Igle / Skyward and Vamplets / closing words / Batman vs Grumpy Cat /

Links:

Action Lab Comics
Princeless at Graphicly
Princeless on Tumblr
All Things Fun!
All Things Fun! Vidcast
Allison Eckel at All Things Fun!
Megamoth Studios
Megamoth Studio Classes
CreateSpace
Ka-Blam
Chris Sims
War Rocket Ajax
Blacksad
the real Death
Flight
Otherkinds webcomic
Alternative Press Expo
Emily’s Twitter
Emily’s Tumblr
Jeremy’s Twitter
Bleeding Cool
Space-Time Condominium
Molly Danger by Jamal Igle
Skyward
Vamplets
Buy Princ1ess

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GAR! Podcast Episode 20: Vengeance Is Ours!

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The first person to tweet to @raycornwall or @monsura the reason for this episode title gets a GAR! Podcast No-Prize.

This week’s podcast includes discussion of the following:

misfired opening / dreams and Sopranos / Princeless postponed / NJ traffic / Pepsi in Atlanta / temporary deafness / Saints Row 4 swag / mean people suck / Giant-Man Chaos War HeroClix / Heisenberg action figure / Jonathan Tropper / live eBaying / on our desks / Prince’s Breakfast / Prince on film / Glenn on GaGa / new Eminem / Ray on Katy Perry / Adam WarRock on Avatar / not Orson Scott Card / what’s the big deal with Thanos is anyway? / who’s the clone? / 700 Club vs. comics / parental inflictions / Applebee’s / Hickman and Bendis / customers, cons and smells / get out of my store /

Links:

The Sopranos: The Test Dream
Princeless on Tumblr
Action Lab Comics
Pappadeaux, which does in fact have French fries
Saints Row
All Things Fun!
Giant-Man Chaos War HeroClix
Walter White Heisenberg action figure
Jonathan Tropper
crawling Mothra larva
Prince’s YouTube channel
Adam WarRock
Sozin’s Comet EP
Glenn’s review of Infinity #1
Glenn’s review of Avengers #18
Thanos
Adam Warlock
Applebee’s 2 for 20
Ray’s Twitter
Glenn’s Twitter

Videos:

“Breakfast Can Wait” by Prince

“Applause” by Lady GaGa

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GAR Podcast Episode 19: A Quick One (While He’s Away)

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This is Ray. Sorry for the late upload, folks. Crazy week. Also, special GAR! bonus points for the first person in the comments who gets the title reference!

This week’s podcast includes discussion of the following:

Ray and Pepsi in Atlanta / This Is Where I Leave You / Matt Fraction / the worst of the Fantastic Four / Lyja Laserfish and punctuation / Avengers themed sex toys / Breaking Bad action figures / Star Trek and Twitter / Scandal / Can I Stream.It? / Biff Bam Pop! / Glenn watches wrestling / CM Punk / WWE Divas and John Cena / Prince on Hardcore Pawn / Vanity vs. Appolonia / backwards masking / books / One Piece / Freddie meets The Fugees /

Links:

Jonathan Tropper’s This Is Where I Leave You
Lyja, who has no last name despite Glenn’s insistence
Google it yourself – “Avengers themed sex toys”
Breaking Bad Heisenberg Action Figure
Can I Stream.It?
Biff Bam Pop!
Mike Love interview part 1
Mike Love interview part 2
Dread Zeppelin
“Strap On Robbie Baby” by Vanity
If a Girl Answers (Don’t Hang Up)” by Vanity 6
Strange World
Tall Tales and Short Stories from South Jersey
Ray’s Twitter
Glenn’s Twitter
One Piece

Videos:

Honey Boo Boo goes wrestling

CM Punk Grammar Slam – Your vs. You’re (probably NSFW)

CM Punk Pipe Bomb John Cena

One Piece English Rap Opening

“Another One Bites the Dust” by The Fugees/Queen

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GAR! Podcast Episode 18: Ray-to-Glenn Ratio Is About 80-20 This Week

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Ever have a case of blabbermouth? Yes, that was me (Ray) this week. I overwhelmed Glenn. Bless him for letting me. After two days of being cooped up in a hotel, working hard, and spending another 6 or so issues in the car, I was looking forward to this podcast. Maybe a little too much, because I was just bursting at the seams…anyway, give it a listen. Please remember to give us some feedback! We’ll take any of the following:

This week’s podcast includes discussion of the following:

intro / the lottery / mortal enemies / poisoned / reverse Chris Rock logic / comics for 45 year olds / Harlan Ellison on Scooby-Doo / grumpy little troll / Harlan and Fantagraphics / Kirby creates the Marvel Universe / revision rights / Jack’s artwork / it always comes back to Steve Ditko / smelliest super-villain / Breaking Bad / Paul Dini / Agents of SMASH / Avengers Assemble / Clancy Brown / Michael Jackson’s Moonwalker / Ray’s worst college year / Arch Rivals / Prince or The Time / Stories About Prince / Silver Age Superman newspaper strips / what we’re reading / Into the Woods / cat shoutouts, excuses, and closing / baked beans / Sonic Drive-In /

Links:

“We publish comics for 45 year olds.”

Harlan Ellison on Scooby-Doo

Ellison Vs. Fleischer

Court Rules Against Kirby Heirs

Glenn’s review of “Hulk and the Agents of S.M.A.S.H.”

Glenn’s reviews of Avengers Assemble

Arch Rivals

Stories About Prince

Nick Kroll – On a Scale of One to Prince (not safe for work or family)

Superman: The Silver Age Newspaper Dailies Vol. 1: 1959-1961

Chicken Soup for the Soul: Devotional Stories for Wives

L.D. Davis

South Jersey Writers

Glenn’s review of Earth 2 #15

Mr. Penumbra’s 24-Hour Bookstore

Into the Woods

Pineland Players

Sonic at French Fry Diary

Videos:

Chris Rock on Pre-Nups (NSFW, I think)

Harlan Ellison on Scooby-Doo (Ray’s note- holy crap, Glenn’s right)

Michael Jackson’s Moonwalker

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GAR! Podcast Episode 17- So Much Fun, Our Wives Joined In

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Hey- this is Ray. Glenn writes the episode descriptions (which means he relistens to the podcast after we’re done, and takes down all the references, and researches all the links and videos, which is MUCH harder than the technical stuff I do. Bless his insomniac heart), but I had to start with this. This episode was a TON of fun to do. We were in a great groove, and throwing in our wives for quick cameos (Glenn’s married to Jenn, and I’m married to CL) on this one just made it more fun. We really hope you like this one, and we thank you for all the support. Take it away, Glenn!

This week’s podcast includes discussion of the following:

Star Blazers / Battle of the Planets / The Bride / Pineland Players / Into the Woods / show discount / war crimes / Disney franchises / never seen Star Wars / the royal baby / Daym Drops / Simpsons Tapped Out / freemium games / Borderlands 2 / shoutouts / Teena Marie / fDeluxe, The Time and Sinead O’Connor / Steve Ditko / Shade, the Changing Man / long distance relationships / phone caller from the past / stripping TV / Breaking Bad / most complex TV character / Barry Weiss of Storage Wars / The Shadow / The Green Hornet / Don’t Trust the B—- in Apartment 23 /

Links: TwoMorrows Publishing

The Podcast Companion

Pineland Players

Into the Woods

Ray’s Twitter

Glenn’s Twitter

Riley Cooper

Daym Drops

Best Daym Takeout

The Dark Future of Freemium Games

fDeluxe

Creepy Presents Steve Ditko

Shade, The Changing Man

Best Written Character in TV History?

The Shadow Fan’s Podcast by Barry Reese

The Hornet’s Nest

The Flash-Back Podcast

Videos: Star Blazers Theme

Space Battleship Yamato Trailer

Daym Drops reviews Five Guys

“Lovergirl” by Teena Marie

“Running Up That Hill” by Kate Bush

“Justice League – The Flashpoint Paradox” Trailer

Pinky and the Brain: “Yes, Always”

The Green Hornet TV intro 1967

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GAR! Podcast Episode 16: Performing Artist Robin Renee

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This week’s podcast is a special interview with Robin Renee, as part of her Blog Tour, and includes discussion of the following:

Robin Renee introduction / cat listeners / DEVO / Devo Dan / making music in the digital age / live music / cover songs / Elvis Costello / BeeGees / David Bowie / Ziggy Stardust / Fishbone / more DEVO / songwriting process / Kate Bush and revisions / deadlines / productivity / Cerebus by Dave Sim / distractions / the tree question / musical instruments / Prince covers / album covers / All I Am / The You Will Rise Project / the music /

Links:

Robin Renee

The Robin Renee Blog Tour

Devo Dan

Fishbone on SNL

DEVO on SNL

Year of the Aardvark

fDeluxe

This.

This. Song by Song

Jenn Phillips and her company, Images Everything

“All I Am” by Robin Renee

The You Will Rise Project

You can find Robin Renee at her website, on her blog, at CD Baby, and at iTunes.

Follow her on Twitter here, and Like her Facebook page here.

Video:

“Hey Homo” by Devo Dan

“Allison” by Robin Renee

David Bowie performs “TVC15” on SNL 1979

David Bowie & Klaus Nomi – TVC15 & Boys Keep… by ZapMan69
“The Other End of the Line” by Robin Renee

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GAR! Podcast Episode 15: Grumpy and Grumpier

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This week’s podcast includes discussion of the following:

cranky Ray / digital music / Robin Renee / blog tours / Sharknado / Zimmerman trial / another news rant / Batman ’66 / digital comics / DRM-free comics / All Things Fun! / digital vs. hardcopy / comics shops / why Glenn won’t read Preacher / Squirrel Girl / San Diego Comic-Con / cosplay / leering vs. admiring / Cory Monteith / heroin / don’t do drugs, kids / smoking alcohol and butt chugging / re-watching The Sopranos / The Last Castle / True Romance / violence and horror / test patterns / the other Captain Midnight / Max Headroom / shut down the internet / the last telegraph/gram / Pacific Rim /

Links:

Robin Renee

The Robin Renee Blog Tour

“All I Am” by Robin Renee

Glenn’s review of Sharknado

Glenn talking digital comics at Biff Bam Pop!

Glenn’s review of Batman ’66 #1 at All Things Fun!

Image Comics launches DRM-free digital comics

All Things Fun!

Daikazu

Captain Blue Hen Comics

Preacher

The All Things Fun! New Comics Vidcast

Glenn explains Squirrel Girl

Biff Bam Popcast – San Diego Comic-Con Edition Cosplay on Syfy

Ray writes about Slave Leia

The Gender Bender Justice League

Cory Monteith

Glenn talks about Dead Is Dead

Smoking Alcohol and Butt Chugging

And this week’s videos:

Intro to “Dead Is Dead” (An amazing anti-drug film)

Best of Max Headroom