The GAR! Podcast 147: Avengers Best and Worst

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

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intro under siege / Roger Stern’s Avengers / line-ups / the Mansion Siege / Cap’s pics / Kristoff / Baxter Building blow-up / Glenn’s gaps / Roger Stern fired / continuity gaps / Captain Hydra encounters / Walt Simonson’s Avengers / Doctor Druid / Crystal and the jacket era / what makes a good or bad Avenger? / Glenn’s worst Avengers / squatters of the galaxy / lists like this / Glenn’s best Avengers / New Avengers / Hawkeye / the Swordsman / the best Kang stories / the best Avengers writers / the worst anniversary issues ever / more writer discussion / Giant-Man flipbooks / George Perez / the best Avengers artists / West Coast Avengers for the words / Al Milgrom / the WCA Thing / Thor done right / the best Avengers headquarters / the real Mansion / Jarvis / best spin-off / the move and scheduling / black racers / closing /

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Links:

Bearded Shirts

Captain America – The Damage Is Done

Every Member of the Avengers, Ranked

Let’s Rank Every Avenger Ever

84 Avengers Members Ranked from Worst to Best

Glenn on Kang the Conqueror

The real Avengers Mansion

Biff Bam Pop!

The Biff Bam Pop! Podcast Network

Glenn’s Twitter

Ray’s Twitter

The Adventures of Ray

The GAR! Podcast on Pinterest

The GAR! Podcast on Instagram

The GAR! Podcast on Stitcher

The GAR! Podcast on iTunes

The GAR! Podcast Group on Facebook

The GAR! Podcast Page on Facebook

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The GAR! Podcast 144: Brothers Gonna Work It Out

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

intro / The Mack / diversity in comics / Riri Jackson Iron Man / the fall of Iron Man / replacement heroes / *spoiler alert* / the death of the Hulk / totally new Marvel / wrestling parallel / too much change / the Champions / Ray’s Tweet war / DC Rebirth / Justice League vs. Doctor Who / The Authority / Avengers Point / the end of the Marvel Universe / done with Captain America / post-Secret Wars continuity / Astro City / binge television / Game of Thrones / Breaking Bad / binge comics / Preacher / Ray vs. Chris Christie / closing /

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Links:

“Brothers Gonna Work It Out” by Willie Hutch

Glenn’s review of Civil War II #3

Glenn’s review of Justice League Rebirth

Glenn’s reviews of “Doctor Who”

Justice League and Doctor Who at Bleeding Cool

Glenn’s “The Damage Is Done” column on Captain America

Glenn’s “Backpedaling on Captain America”

Glenn’s “Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D.” reviews

Amanda Blue’s “Preacher” reviews at Biff Bam Pop!

Biff Bam Pop!

The Biff Bam Pop! Podcast Network

Glenn’s Twitter

Ray’s Twitter

The Adventures of Ray

The GAR! Podcast on Pinterest

The GAR! Podcast on Instagram

The GAR! Podcast on Stitcher

The GAR! Podcast on iTunes

The GAR! Podcast Group on Facebook

The GAR! Podcast Page on Facebook

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GAR! Podcast Episode 109: Listener Feedback

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

intro / a very special episode / rainbows and marriage / listener feedback / Ray vs. Christie, round two / Ray’s light show / Glenn’s tornado story / Christie, round three / the official GAR! BBQ / barbecue vs. barbeque / Hell’s Kitchen / Meghan’s steak / chefs over crazy / beating the reality formula / Big Brother / Marvel post-Secret Wars / Al Ewing / Warren Ellis / Kindle Unlimited / Glenn is an Oldhead / which Wolverine is which? / closing / True Detective / bug Rick Springfield /

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Links:

Sarah Hawkins Miduski

Barbecue vs. Barbeque

Craig LaBan’s Jersey Shore Dining Guide

Cunning Plans: Talks by Warren Ellis

The Writers Coffeehouse

Glenn talks Avengers on our last episode

Glenn’s website

Sarah on “Jonathan Strange & Mr. Norrell” at Biff Bam Pop!

Glenn’s thoughts on “True Detective” then and now

Biff Bam Pop!

Glenn’s Twitter

Ray’s Twitter

The Adventures of Ray

The GAR! Podcast on Pinterest

The GAR! Podcast on Stitcher

The GAR! Podcast on iTunes

The GAR! Podcast Group on Facebook

The GAR! Podcast Page on Facebook

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GAR! Podcast Episode 108: Presidential Request

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

intro / All New All Different Avengers / what do you want from Avengers? / the Big Guns / Cap’s Kooky Quartet / classic Avengers / Mark Waid / President Obama podcast interview / caramel pretzels / porn stashes / cats / Prez too cool for the room / Joe Biden / Chris Christie / Hilary Clinton / sports and food / library cuts / Carly Fiorina / Bernie Sanders / Hilary on SNL / Presidential sense of humor / grillin’ with the Bushes / QVC wins / Ray’s sweet potato wedges recipe / Florida and Jersey grillin’ / Ray’s ribeye recipe / The Savory Spice Shop / meat temperatures / Presidential invitations / closing / Richie Rich and Casper / Glenn Walker Author Page at Facebook /

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Links:

WTF with Marc Maron – President Obama

Kansas City Steak Company

The Big Green Egg

The Savory Spice Shop

Glenn E. Walker

Welcome to Hell

Glenn Walker Author Page at Facebook

Biff Bam Pop!

Glenn’s Twitter

Ray’s Twitter

The Adventures of Ray

The GAR! Podcast on Pinterest

The GAR! Podcast on Stitcher

The GAR! Podcast on iTunes

The GAR! Podcast Group on Facebook

The GAR! Podcast Page on Facebook

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GAR! Podcast Episode107: Weird Worlds

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p> This week’s episode of The GAR! Podcast includes discussion of the following:

intro / the threat / Arkon / Weirdworld / saving copyrights / Where Monsters Dwell / a reading of Weirdworld / Philadelphia Writers’ Conference / Cards Against Humanity / Spider-Ham / Outrageous Flash Facts / the new Prez / Donald Trump / the Big debate / crazy cage matches / Trump vs. Mexico / Tyler James Williams / RIP Dusty Rhodes / LeBron Sprite / Slurpee superhero cups / long musical closing /

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Links:

Ray on Weirdworld

Glenn on the Atlas Monsters

Philadelphia Writers’ Conference

South Jersey Writers’ Group

Jim Knipp

Top Ten Most Outrageous Flash Facts

Glenn’s review of Entourage

Back Issue #34

Biff Bam Pop!

Glenn’s Twitter

Ray’s Twitter

The Adventures of Ray

The GAR! Podcast on Pinterest

The GAR! Podcast on Stitcher

The GAR! Podcast on iTunes

The GAR! Podcast Group on Facebook

The GAR! Podcast Page on Facebook

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This podcast is not endorsed by Donald Trump. THANK GOD.
This podcast is not endorsed by Donald Trump. THANK GOD.

GAR! Podcast Episode 83: Christmas, Chris Christie, and Crud

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

sick opening / Ray’s hospital adventure / the Eagles Cowboys Christie controversy / South Jersey / Bruce Springsteen / Jersey Shore / hospital advice / crud and Purel / Longwood Gardens / Marie Gilbert – SJWG’s 2014 Writer of the Year / BBP Holiday Gift Guide / Poor Devil / The Ref / J.K. Simmons / It’s a Wonderful Life / Chevy Chase / North Korea / Angelina Jolie / Sony hack threat / MoviePass / Snow update / closing / holiday chocolate / Stryper / poor Scott Stapp /

New Jersey Governor Chris Christie hangs out with Emperor Palpatine
New Jersey Governor Chris Christie hanging out with Emperor Palpatine.

Links:

Longwood Gardens

South Jersey Writers’ Group

Marie Gilbert

“Roof Oasis” by Marie Gilbert

“Roof Oasis” on the 2014 Biff Bam Pop! Holiday Gift Guide

The 2014 Biff Bam Pop! Holiday Gift Guide

Glenn’s review of Poor Devil

Glenn on A Christmas Carol

GAR’s Crazy Chick Mount Rushmore

MoviePass

Biff Bam Pop!

Glenn’s Twitter

Ray’s Twitter

The GAR! Podcast on Pinterest

The GAR! Podcast Group on Facebook

The GAR! Podcast Page on Facebook

 

GAR! Podcast Episode 56: Action Park

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

pre-show intro / Make Mine Magic pilots / Stone Cold Steve Austin / spicy language / straight edge Ray / Boys State / the heat / Ray’s brilliant idea of the week / the Olympics / Eurovision / the Olympics in NJ / Action Park / flume of doom / rides of death / Simpsons Tooth Chipper / Ski Mountain / the turnpike / Battle of the Network Stars / XFL / The Waltons / early Fox TV shows / Fridays / Saturday Night Live / bands live / ranking the Weekend Update anchors / poor Charlie Rocket / Norm MacDonald / Dennis Miller / comedy and politics / The Late Shift / the lost art of the talk show / The Tonight Show / podcasting / cleaning out the fridge / shout outs / closing /

Links:

The Make Mine Magic Podcast: The Lost Pilots

The Steve Austin Show

American Legion Jersey Boys State

Deadspin

Nobody Wants to Host the 2022 Olympics

Glenn on the 2014 Eurovision Song Contest

Action Park

The Action Park Documentary

Action Park at Weird NJ

14 Story Log Flume

“Battle of the Network Stars”

“Mr. President” on Fox

“Herman’s Head” on Fox

“Woops!” on Fox

“Fridays”

GAR! talks SNL music

Ranking the Weekend Update Anchors

Norm MacDonald tells the funniest joke ever told

Spotswood Public Library Facebook Page

ALA in Las Vegas

Biff Bam Pop!

Glenn’s Twitter

Ray’s Twitter

The GAR! Podcast on Facebook

Videos:

“Stick Around” with Andy Kaufman

 

GAR! Podcast Episode 43: Slave Princess Leia on American Idol

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

intro and premise / Bruce Springsteen / American Idol / Harry Connick, Jr. / crazy auditions / Slave Princess Leia / back to Bruce / Born in the USA / cover songs / Prince cover songs / Battle Royale / Hulk Hogan / WWE Network / perils of pay-per-view / Comcast / Jake the Snake Roberts / Galveston / comics free / Furious and Vandroid / The Barkeep / Ultimate Cataclysm by Bendis / The Walking Dead / Camden Comic Con /

Links:

“Barbie Girl” by Aqua

“Darlington County” by Bruce Springsteen

Ben Harr on IMDb

Ben Harr on American Idol

“Born in the USA” by the Stanley Clarke Band

Biff Bam Pop!

Glenn’s Favorite Cover Songs at Biff Bam Pop!

“Livin’ for the City” by The Dirtbombs

Robin Renee

“Alison” by Robin Renee

“Hotel California” by the Gipsy Kings

“Billie Jean” by Los Picadientes DeCaborca

WWE Network

El Rey Network

Bridgegate

Galveston by Nic Pizzolatto

The Barkeep by William Lashner

Marie Gilbert reviews “The Walking Dead” at Biff Bam Pop!

Camden Comic Con on Facebook

Camden Comic Con on Tumblr

Camden Comic Con on Twitter

Glenn’s Twitter

Ray’s Twitter

The GAR! Podcast on Facebook

Videos:

“Badlands” by Bruce Springsteen, live in 1978

The 20 Worst “American Idol” auditions of all time

“Born in the USA” by Bruce Springsteen, 2000

 

GAR! Podcast Episode 29: Diners, Denny’s, DC, and Dads

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

G’n’R / Axel Rose / Chevy Chase / Community / Ray’s commute / Ruby Tuesday / Marlton Diner / Benihana / tipping / the Denny’s tip / the Denny’s South Jersey abandonment / The Ray / Marvel management / editorial fear / Lou Fine / Black Condor / DC goes west / Injustice again / adversarial music tastes / Marilyn Manson on “Talking Dead” / World Series 2013 / awkward fathers conversation / Phillies baseball / Radio Classics / The Green Hornet / the NJ sample ballot /

Links:

Duff McKagen on ESPN
Ruby Tuesday
The Pop Shop
The Pop Shop on French Fry Diary
Benihana
Our friend Crystal’s Twitter
Denny’s
Warren Ellis Captured Ghosts
Warren Ellis: The Captured Ghosts Interviews
Lou Fine’s The Ray
Lou Fine’s Black Condor
Pulp Adventure Con
The Green Hornet Casefiles
The Hornet’s Nest
Ray’s Twitter
Glenn’s Twitter
The GAR! Podcast on Facebook

Videos:

Benihana birthday song

Injustice end credits

MP3 copy of podcast

GAR! Podcast Episode 28: Boo! Paul Is Dead!

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

delays and excuses / election day / liberals vs. conservatives / political leanings of superheroes / Halloween / bully transvestites / moose! / trick or treat / Mischief Night / holidays / anything but Boggle / desert island discs / Rock and Roll Hall of Fame / breakup songs / Full House / Injustice / Glenn spoils Infinity / Stories about Prince / Paul McCartney Really Is Dead / zug zug / Sopranos closing /

Links:

Steve Lonegan
Cory Booker
Steve Lonegan’s pro-Cory Booker radio commercial
Hey Kids, Comics! by Rob Kelly
Rock and Roll Hall of Fame
Injustice the comics
Glenn’s reviews of Infinity at Biff Bam Pop!
Stories About Prince
Britney Spears’ real voice
Paul McCartney Really Is Dead

Videos:

Boggle on “Seinfeld”

“Helter Skelter” by Paul McCartney and Nirvana

“You Oughta Know” by Alanis Morissette (uncensored, NSFW)

“The Breakup Song (They Don’t Write ‘Em)” by Greg Kihn Band

“New” by Paul McCartney

Caveman trailer

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