The GAR! Podcast 154: The Smartest Person in the Room


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This week’s episode of The GAR! Podcast is a GAR threesome with Nerdfect Strangers’ Jerry Whitworth, and includes discussion of the following:

Bleeding Cool / Wizard / Quora / who is the smartest person in the Marvel Universe? / the Ethan Davis scale / the validity of an Xavier degree / Jughead / marketing / Richards and Doom / narrowing it down / psychosis / humanity / Valeria and Otto the babysitter / Spider-spoiler / the Clone Saga / the smartest person in the DC Universe / king Batman / many mad scientists / JLA braintrust / Ozymandias / back to Batman / closing /

Pics related to the show:

Links:

Nerdfect Strangers

The Nerdfect Strangers Podcast

Comic Art Community

The Most Intelligent Character in the Marvel Universe

Who Is Smarter ? Dr. Banner or Dr. Octopus?

Glenn’s reviews of “The Flash”

About the Al Rio Kickstarter

The Al Rio Kickstarter

Jerry Whitworth on Twitter

Jerry Whitworth on Facebook

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 139: Chilling with Dennis Knight

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This week’s episode of The GAR! Podcast, with special guest and friend of the show, comics creator Dennis Knight, includes discussion of the following:

intro / Dennis Knight / Cross in trade / the perils of Kickstarter / Mugsy / Cross / Modesto-Con / brain leakage / Pronto’s Hero-verse / pulp fiction / Alan Moore / Watchmen / DC Universe Rebirth / three Jokers / Arkham Asylum / the Grant Morrison drug story, again / Rebirth aftermath / Dennis at DC / Maxwell Lord / the Spectre / Joshua Williamson / Deadly Class / Injection / The Fuse / Civil War II / Captain America: Steve Rogers #1 / before the internet / evil hype machine / always / Cap’s Krooked Quartet / overwriting / Cap’s recent history / the last boy scout / Mark Waid Avengers / plugs and money shots / closing / new website /

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Links:

Dennis Knight on Twitter

Cross on Facebook

Pronto Comics

Dennis Knight at Time Warp Comics

Time Warp Comics

Modesto-Con

Glenn’s review of DC Universe Rebirth

Glenn’s review of Captain America: Steve Rogers #1

Glenn’s reviews of Civil War II so far

Video clip of the animated Spectre

Glenn’s review of Captain America: Civil War

The Make Mine Magic Podcast on Captain America: Civil War

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 127: Mugsy Goes to McDonald’s

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

intro / Mugsy goes to McDonald’s / ordering / secret mission / palm pilots / Glenn’s little white book / Secret Wars #9 / FF retirement / Reed’s heroism / long runs and the FF / the failing comics industry / accessible comics / change is bad / just tell good stories / best Superman stories / Winter Soldier / All Things Fun! sad news / closing /

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Links:

Mugsy’s first appearance on GAR!

Ray’s Secret Wars blog

GAR! on the Fantastic Four movie

GAR! with special guest Amy Hollinger

All Things Fun!

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 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 114: Finally, Fantastic Four! (And Denny’s!)

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

apology and intro / Deptford 8 / Fantastic Four 2015 / corporate war / Josh Trank / what FF should be / the best FF comic run / Invisible Woman / The Thing / Human Torch / Reed Richards / Doctor Doom and origins / Namor / box office / romantic rivals / cinematic rights / Ben Grimm / what Ray wants / Johnny and Sue / favorite FF comics / the end of the FF comic / Audacious Eleven / aftermath / Ray’s initial thoughts on a bad movie / the good first half / clobbering time / spoiler warning / superhero movies and heroics / exclusive Sue / the acting / the blame / editing / flaws / Denny’s / The Thing Burger / Make Mine Magic / end of the film franchise / The Terminator / FF in the comics / Deadpool / trust / Wolverine and the X-Men / Kitty Pryde / the special effects / acting with effects / things about the movie Thing / origin without training / locales / cartoon with no plot / Doom’s lack of motivation / scars / anti-source material / the soul of Chronicle / oral history / Denny’s just desserts / thumbs up to Denny’s / young Ray’s thoughts / rating the movie / how bad is it? / closing / All Things Fun! Doctor Who Day / send Ray your toys /

Links:

The Fantastic Four Trailer

Ray Watches the Trailer Live

Andy Burns’ review at Biff Bam Pop!

Skott Stotland’s review at The Nerd Signal

Johnny and Sue, and Grant Morrison

The Deadpool Trailer at Biff Bam Pop!

Denny’s Blackwood-Clementon Road

Screen Crush ate everything on the Denny’s Fantastic Four Menu

All Things Fun!

Doctor Who Day at All Things Fun! August 15, 2015

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 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

Contact us directly here.

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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 Episode 97: Florida and Indiana and Ultron

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

intro / walking in WDW / exercise in WDW / Ray’s vacations / boat friends / Hamburger Mary’s / Leigh Shannon / Glenn’s drag queen track record / breast implants / the challenge / Twitter terrors / Indiana / Mike Pence / Clerks / the fight / graphic novel / Avengers: Rage of Ultron / the evolution of Hank Pym / New 52 exception / Yellowjacket / Ray Rice / Janet Van Dyne / good turns / Pym vs. Vision / the merging / hate and love / continuity issues / Secret Wars / science vs. comics / Weirdworld / Convergence / behind the scenes / the pirate universe / quarter and dime boxes / closing /

Links:

GAR! on the Hurricane Sandy Cruise

The Make Mine Magic Podcast

Welcome to Hell by Glenn Walker

Glenn E. Walker.com

French Fry Diary

Hamburger Mary’s

Hamburger Mary’s at French Fry Diary

The Dumpsta Players

Leigh Shannon

“A Boy Less Ordinary” by Fred Shelley

Glenn’s The Outrage of Ultron at Biff Bam Pop!

Glenn’s Age of Ultron reviews at Biff Bam Pop!

Twilight of the Superheroes

GAR! at Camden Comic Con

Biff Bam Pop!

Glenn’s Twitter

Ray’s Twitter

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

 

GAR! Podcast Episode 86: Secret (and not-so-secret) Wars

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

intro / trademark / payment / Secret Wars announcement / the press conference / Tom Brevoort teases the fanboys / period Fantastic Four / Marvel’s sliding timeline / post-Crisis trauma / Age of Ultron / Disco Dazzler / X-Men comics / the real Green Lantern / Ray ruins Glenn’s favorite X-Men story / wrong reader perception / Ray trashes the new 52 / tweaking and trust / the new Ms. Marvel / Ray reads everything / crossovers are worth it for the side stories / Ultimate Comics Universe / Weird World / reactions / Jonathan Hickman / Scott Lang Ant-Man / Battleworld / M*A*S*H the videogame / Ray in the hospital / closing /

Links:

Glenn on the Secret Wars announcement at Biff Bam Pop!

“Uptown Funk” by Mark Ronson featuring Bruno Mars

X-Men #130

M*A*S*H for Atari 2600

Biff Bam Pop!

Glenn’s Twitter

Ray’s Twitter

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

GAR! Podcast Episode 84: Who Loves Ya, Baby?

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

intro / unrehearsed / chemistry / Glenn’s hiatus from everything / background / podcasts / The Fire and Water Podcast / Power Records / Full Circle Records / Spider-Man on record / The Multiversity / Morrison vs. Moore / Watchmen vs. Charlton / pure Captain Marvel / the killer comic / Mark Waid’s S.H.I.E.L.D. / Avengers #400 / Mike Weiringo / Scott Snyder’s Joker / does the Joker know Batman’s identity? / pre-Joker Joker / The Killing Joke / killing crossovers / Original Sin / Flash Vs. Arrow / Constantine / Gotham / the return of Ben Parker / Ray brings Gwen Stacy back / Bucky / Agent Carter / Netflix Daredevil / The Owl / Punisher 2099 / bottomless fries / John Pinette / Patton Oswalt / closing /

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Links:

The Nerdist

Grantland

Serial

Audacious 11

The Fire and Water Podcast

Better in the Dark

Rob Kelly’s Power Records Blog

Full Circle Records

Glenn’s review of The Multiversity #1

Glenn’s review of S.H.I.E.L.D. #1

Alan Moore Really Hates Grant Morrison’s Guts

Glenn examines the Charlton/Watchmen parallel

Why Glenn doesn’t like crossovers

Glenn on Flash Vs. Arrow part 1

Glenn on Flash Vs. Arrow part 2

Glenn on “Agent Carter” Ep 1

Glenn on “Agent Carter” Ep 2

Red Robin at French Fry Diary

John Pinette at the Chinese Buffet (not PC)

Patton Oswalt on Amazon

Camden Comic Con

Rob Kelly

Ray’s Fantastic Four/CM Punk Conspiracy Theory

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

Videos:

Plastic Man and Metamorpho Theme Songs from Power Records

GAR! Podcast Episode 72: Prince and Jack Chick

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

intro / the new GAR! Facebook page / Prince’s new albums / Prince covers / rock vs. soul / listenable / Prince plays Dungeons & Dragons / Glenn’s college D&D days / Jack Chick / human sacrifice is bad / business model / Jack Chick draws the Avengers / commissions / Charlie Brown’s / prime steakhouses / Outback / the Bloomin’ Onion / T.G.I. Fridays / Jack Daniels Barbeque Sauce / Suffragette City covers / Marvel’s Original Sin / why Glenn hates comics / Mike Deodato / Jason Aaron’s Thor / Reading Glasses / Collingswood Book Festival / closing / Ello /

Links:

The new GAR! Facebook Page

Jerry Whitworth’s Twitter

Prince releases two new albums

Jack Chick

Charlie Brown’s Steakhouse

French Fry Diary

Outback at French Fry Diary

TGI Fridays at French Fry Diary

Jack Daniels Glaze Copycat Recipe

South Jersey Writers’ Group

“Reading Glasses: Stories Through an Unpredictable Lens”

Collingswood Book Festival

Glenn at Ello

Ray at Ello

Biff Bam Pop!

Glenn’s Twitter

Ray’s Twitter

The GAR! Podcast on Pinterest

The GAR! Podcast Group on Facebook

The new GAR! Podcast Page on Facebook

Videos:

“Suffragette City” by Boy George and Culture Club