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

GAR! Podcast Episode 14: Justin Bieber MUST DIE!

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This week’s podcast includes discussion of the following:

Ray vs. Justin Beiber / Spotify / WhoSampled / Paula Deen / Kris and Anna Benson / another baked beans incident / Pacific Rim / Grand Theft Auto V / movies and the armpit of NJ / Quaker Steak / this week on TV / Orson Welles / Special Bulletin / Miracle Mile / Back to the Future / Michael J. Fox / Dick Clark / ESPN Disney crossovers / sportsless Glenn / Wings lacrosse / sports fights / WWF vs WWE / 

Justin Beiber in action

Spotify

WhoSampled

Anna Benson, not work or child safe

Kris Benson’s 911 call

Kaiju Big Battel

Biff Bam Popcast

Quaker Steak & Lube

French Fry Diary goes to the Toms River White Castle

Miracle Mile

Dick Clark’s AB Grill on French Fry Diary

ESPN’s low ratings

Wings lacrosse

“We Can’t Stop” by Miley Cyrus

Pacific Rim trailer

Grand Theft Auto V gameplay trailer – not work or child safe

Orson Welles does a frozen peas commercial

Orson Welles’ War of the Worlds 1938

Special Bulletin 1983

The Michael J. Fox Show sneak peek

Philadelphia Wings vs. Detroit Turbos

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GAR! Podcast Episode 13: Dr. Funkenstein Takes On The Avengers

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This week’s podcast is our longest so far and includes discussion of the following:

Parliament Funkadelic / P-Funk All-Stars at the Robin Hood Dell East / Live at the Beverly Theater / Sam Goody ain’t got it / the thrill of the hunt / The Black Album / censorship / Robin Thicke / justify my bad publicity / French fry skulls / the name game / top 50 Avengers stories, well, a dozen or so, at least / Glenn’s supposed Avengers credentials / qualifications and ice cream / JLA Avengers / the return of Captain America / Nefaria / the Bendis-verse stories / Kang Dynasty / Celestial Madonna / birth of the Vision / Avengers Forever / “Ultron, we would have words with thee…” / Kree Skrull Shi’Ar Phalanx Wars / Korvac / Annihilation / Spider-Man vs. the Avengers / should’ve been on the list / Avengers vs. Defenders / Under Siege / Hawkeye, the real Avenger / the contest /

Links:

P-Funk All-Stars Live at the Beverly Theater in Hollywood

French Fry Diary: The Melting Pot

Comic Book Resources

50 Greatest Avengers Stories at CBR

Videos:


This one’s not safe for work, folks:

This one probably isn’t, either:

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GAR Podcast Episode 12: We Will Never Get A Richman’s Ice Cream Sponsorship

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This week’s podcast includes discussion of the following:

Two fat nerds / shout outs / Glenn got an iPad / Captain Midnight / Evernote / Grand Theft Auto / Sniper Elite V2 / Ray’s grandfather / Marvel Augmented Reality / Mark Waid on Man of Steel / Punisher War Zone / Siegel and Shuster / work for hire / WCW War Games / The Humpty Dance / Taco Bell and Richman’s Ice Cream / Paula Deen’s French fries / no excuse for racism / P-Funk and comics / PCU /

Links:

South Jersey Writers

The Obligatory Blog

Glenn’s review of Captain Midnight #0

Evernote

Mark Waid on Man of Steel

The Biff Bam Popcast, Man of Steel edition

Paula Deen’s French Fries recipe (We like the French Fries. Paula Deen, not so much.)

Al Sharpton on Paula Deen

Men of Tomorrow: Geeks, Gangsters, and the Birth of the Comic Book

Mr. Selfridge

Glenn got his Punisher actors mixed up. What follows is the short film Thomas Jane (not Ray Stevenson) put together where he appears to play the Punisher again. Be warned, not family, work, or kid safe…

“The Humpty Dance” by Digital Underground

WCW War Games! Meng’s no-sell of the chair shot at 4:00 is a sight to behold:

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GAR! Podcast Episode 11: Special Interview with Ace Kilroy’s Rob Kelly

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Today’s podcast is a very special interview with Ace Kilroy’s Rob Kelly! It’s so good we just couldn’t wait, so we’re putting it out early this week. Seriously, this might be the best episode of GAR! we’ve ever done. This podcast includes discussion of the following:+

Rob Kelly introduction / tales from video retail / Swamp Thing / Sheena, Queen of the Jungle /TwoMorrows / Joe Kubert School / Ace Kilroy / why Aquaman rocks / fan tolerance / Community / editorial interference / Justice League Detroit / collaboration with Dan O’Connor / Ace Kilroy Season 3 / Kickstarter advice / just do it /

Links:

Ace Kilroy

Ace Kilroy Volume Two Kickstarter

Rob Kelly’s website

TwoMorrows

The Kubert School

Mark Sautter, Mego Customizer

The Fire and Water Podcast

The Aquaman Shrine

Kickstarter

More Ace Kilroy…

Ace Kilroy on Twitter

Ace Kilroy on Tumblr

Ace Kilroy on Facebook

Ace Kilroy on Etsy

And here’s a sampling of Rob’s other cool blogs…

Hey Kids, Comics!

Treasury Comics

AfterMASH

JLA Satellite

I Am… the Phantom Stranger

John Carter, Warlord of Comics

Power Records

All in Black & White for 75 Cents

Thanks again to Rob Kelly, and be sure to get over to the Ace Kilroy Volume Two Kickstarter and donate!

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GAR! Podcast Episode 10: Ultron vs. Kanye West for the WWE Championship!

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Once again, this is it, turn it up! YO! Glenn and Ray do battle over Marvel crossovers and Yeezus himself. How can you miss this?

This week’s podcast includes discussion of the following: Age of Ultron Book Ten / is he a time traveler? / disaster porn / end of Ultron / event history / 2099 / Angela / the PymPad and Marvel’s ten year plan / building drops and the Bill Mantlo Hulk / Sal Buscema / Avengers AI vs. Metal Men / time headaches / Dave Sim, Alan Moore, and Kang walk into a bar… / ebooks / South Jersey Writers / The End of the World Sucks / Ace Kilroy / ComicBook Babylon / listener feedback / Kanye West’s Yeezus / Phil Collins / American Psycho / personal life vs. creative life / Patti O’Brien and Mike Nasser / Justice League 3000 / the Legion is dead /

Links: Glenn’s Review of Age of Ultron

South Jersey Writers Kickstarter

South Jersey Writers’ Group

SJ Writers Anthology Submissions Open

SJ Writers Writing Contest

The End of the World Sucks on Amazon

Sharon Trembley

Ace Kilroy

Ace Kilroy Volume Two Kickstarter

Clifford Meth’s ComicBook Babylon

Yeezus by Kanye West, listen at your own risk

The Grantland Yeezus Review

Glenn decided you needed to listen to Genesis this week:

A Broad Abroad

Jerry Whitworth

Justice League 3000

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GAR! Podcast Episode 9: Hello Samoa!

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Wrestling! Cooking! TV! Cats! How can you miss this episode?

On this week’s episode Candy Crush / Anniversaries vs. expensive videogames / Saints Row IV / Grand Theft Auto V / Khoi Pham and Mighty Avengers / Samoa / Game of Thrones / reading source material / Wild Cards / HBO and genre / tales from the WWE universe: Daniel Bryan / Identity Crisis / Bates Motel / an examination of Hell’s Kitchen / Biff Bam Popcast / Glove and Boots /

LINKS!

Candy Crush Wants My Soul

Bat-Pr0n

South Jersey Writers Kickstarter

Wild Cards

Daniel Bryan

The Waltons

Identity Crisis

Comics Alliance on Identity Crisis Brad Meltzer

Glenn’s review of the Bates Motel pilot

Marie Gilbert’s reviews of Bates Motel at Biff Bam Pop!

The Biff Bam Popcast

And video! My favorite RAW match of the year- Daniel Bryan vs. Ryback! (It’s cut down by the WWE, but man, it’s a great match)

Glenn, the non-wrestling fan, demands equal time and posts his favorite version of…Rybak…(please send all complaints to @monsura on Twitter, folks):

And finally, The 2013 Summer Movie Review by two puppets who haven’t watched the movies yet (surprising accurate):

Don’t forget to say hi to us on iTunes! Listen on Stitcher! And leave us a comment! Also, say hi to Samoa!

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