The History of Bad Ideas

The History of Bad Ideas Podcast, Ep. 164–Pants Not Included!

The History of Bad Ideas Podcast, Ep. 164–Pants Not Included!

The HOBI Gang tries to survive the plague as they welcome TWO of their favorite guests into the BOB Studios, Number One Fan Doug and film critic Scab Jeff!  The gang discusses the upcoming Oscars, the greatness of Riverdale and what the heck is going on in Legion!  Jeff has seen LEGO Batman and disagrees with Jason, while Blake tries to make a protective bubble to protect from his co-hosts!  The guys become scared of Warcraft CEOs while Jason is the only one excited about Kong: Skull Island.  The guys are creeped out but yet intrigued by the latest Burger King giveaway but they all can feel the excitement with the return of Channing Tatum News!  The gang go a little nuts over their Favorite Top 5 John Travolta Performances and the guys nearly forget the Bad Idea of the Week!  This episode is sponsored by the Cincinnati Comic Expo!

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    The History of Bad Ideas Podcast, Ep. 163–Valentine’s Day Massacre!

    The History of Bad Ideas Podcast, Ep. 163–Valentine’s Day Massacre!

    Celebrate Valentine’s Day with HOBI! The guys are in a loving mood this week but that may not be a good thing.  The guys have no idea what happened on Legion but they still review it along with the series premiere of The Walking Dead.  Jason still likes Riverdale, much to Jeff’s chagrin, but also has no idea what a sticky maple!  Jason has seen LEGO Batman, Blake advises what to do on Valentine’s Day, and the whole gang enjoys mocking the Great Wall! The guys list their Top 5 Least Favorite Holidays and a bad idea this week that everyone but Jason approves of!  This episode is sponsored by the Cincinnati Comic Expo!

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      The History of Bad Ideas Podcsat, Ep. 162–Polio Sticks!

      The History of Bad Ideas Podcsat, Ep. 162–Polio Sticks!

      The HOBI Gang are back an divided over several television shows including APB, Riverdale, Gotham and Powerless!  The guys may disagree on most things but they are all excited about the upcoming season of Stranger Things and are luke warm on the Super Bowl.  The gang read some very passionate Listener Feedback responses regarding the Top 5 from last week, discuss the newest movie trailers shown during the Super Bowl and even find time for some Game of Throne news! Due to popular demand, a new Plotlines segment is here and the guys relish some hate on the Space Between Us.  The gang list their Top 5 Changes They Would Make to Sports and Blake’s wife helps with the bad idea of the week!  This week’s episode sponsored by the Cincinnati Comic Expo!

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        The History of Bad Ideas Podcast, Ep. 161–Free Mold!

        The History of Bad Ideas Podcast, Ep. 161–Free Mold!

        After three great weeks of guests, the HOBI Gang is left to their own vices this week in the BOB Studios! The guys debate Ben Affleck not directing The Batman, review the season premiere of Riverdale, and remember the greatness of Mary Tyler Moore.  Jason is upset that What About Bob? is being remade while Jeff continues to defend his wrong stance on Star Wars not being a science fiction film! Blake and Jason are fascinated with dinosaurs but Blake is creeped out by Shazam while Jeff tries to understand Jason’s fascination with television pilots!  The guys list their Top 5 Songs They Think Are Perfect and surprise, Blake disagrees with everything Jason picks! This episode is sponsored by the Cincinnati Comic Expo!

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          The History of Bad Ideas Podcast, Ep. 160–Not Enough Rhinestones!

          The History of Bad Ideas Podcast, Ep. 160–Not Enough Rhinestones!

          The HOBI Gang is joined by Andrew Satterfield, the founder of the Cincinnati Comic Expo, to discuss some big news regarding the Expo! The guys talk news of The Last Jedi, Jeff makes a Sophie’s Choice between two classic science fiction television shows, Jason loves him some Neil Diamond and Blake can’t believe the Arrival is up for an Oscar for Best Picture!  The gang goes insane trying to figure out the timeline for the new Logan film and Andrew debates where Rogue One sits on all time Star Wars films.  The guys debate the Top 5 Favorite Fantasy Films of the 1980s, much to Jason’s dismay, and Dirty Rotten Scoundrels becomes a bad idea this week! This episode is sponsored by the Cincinnati Comic Expo!

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            The History of Bad Ideas Podcast, Ep. 159–Grand Pappy Vader!

            The History of Bad Ideas Podcast, Ep. 159–Grand Pappy Vader!

            The HOBI Gang welcomes Matthew McDonough from the Passers-by Podcast into the BOB Studios to tell some stories and rant about the geeky topics of the week!  The guys draft a new version of Perfect Strangers and Matthew completes his team in a very strange way!  Blake is excited about playing Dungeons and Dragons in virtual reality while Jason is embarrassed he sat through Independence Day: Resurgence and Jeff doesn’t get Jason’s movie choices.  The guys still don’t know who is watching Sing and Matthew’s love of Point Break is the origin for the Top 5 this week!  This episode is sponsored by the Cincinnati Comic Expo!

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              The History of Bad Ideas Podcast, Ep. 158–Doctoring the Tardis!

              The History of Bad Ideas Podcast, Ep. 158–Doctoring the Tardis!

              The HOBI Gang is back after an extended holiday break and they welcome Dr. Bednar into the BOB Studios!  The guys get caught up on all their holiday shenanigans and are excited about a new beer sponsor for the podcast, Municipal Brew Works!  The gang informs everyone, thanks to the Stuff That Matters podcast, on how to buy the new HOBI shirts with proceeds going to charity.  Dr. Bednar’s impression of Jason doesn’t buy him any friendship points from Jason but still impresses the crew! Blake still hates Arrival, Dr. Bednar still is trying to get over Ohio State being embarrassed, and Jason wants to see the Director’s Cut of Rogue One.  The guys wonder why Underworld is still a film franchise and list their Top 5 Favorite Fictional Spies/Government Agents! This episode is sponsored by the Cincinnati Comic Expo!

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                The History of Bad Ideas Podcast, Ep. 157–Best of Draft Day!

                The History of Bad Ideas Podcast, Ep. 157–Best of Draft Day!

                To usher in the new year, the guys at HOBI take a walk down memory lane and revisit some of their favorite Draft Day segments. From our first ever draft, join us as we remember some of our most hilarious moments from the first couple of years of Bad Ideas. This episode is sponsored by the Cincinnati Comic Expo!

                 

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                  The History of Bad Ideas, Ep. 156–The 3rd Annual Floppy Awards!

                  The History of Bad Ideas, Ep. 156–The 3rd Annual Floppy Awards!

                  It’s finally here!  The 2016 Floppy Awards presented by the HOBI Gang and a very distinguished selection committee roundtable award the very best and worst in pop culture for 2016!  The roundtable decides that Kevin James deserves a Floppy but not in a good way while Gotham tries to defy the odds and win a third Floppy for Best Superhero Television Show!  Scab Jeff is a little less tipsy this episode but is quite angry at being shunned out of every Floppy category, even best zombie book on the Titanic!  HOBI’s podcast friends from Dark Angels and Pretty Freaks, Green Up, Graphic Novice, Pittsburgh Nerd, and Gotham Lights along with Dev the Sci Guy and the chaps at 365 Flicks Podcast help alleviate the stress of the roundtable by presenting their own Floppy categories! Stay till the end as the prestigious Canadian of the Year is voted on and goes down to the wire with a possible dark horse candidate winning! This episode is sponsored by the Cincinnati Comic Expo!

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                    The History of Bad Ideas Podcast, Ep. 155–The Annual Holiday Roundtable Episode!

                    The History of Bad Ideas Podcast, Ep. 155–The Annual Holiday Roundtable Episode!

                    It’s a special super-sized episode of HOBI as the BOB Studios welcomes Dr. Bednar, Number One Fan Doug, Nic the Gimp, the Ditt-man and Scab Jeff to join Blake, Jeff and Jason this week!  The Roundtable debate the new Batman Lego Movie, what Jeff is wearing all the while Scab Jeff has fun with alcohol!  The guys get excited about Gotham Sirens but worry about Megan Fox, travel down memory lane as they rank their favorite video games and give a moment of silence for the television shows cancelled this year.  Half of the Roundtable has seen Rogue One (no spoilers!) but the other half are trying to avoid any talk of it and the guys wrap up this holiday episode with the Top 5 Overrated Holiday-Themed Items!  This episode is sponsored by the Cincinnati Comic Expo!

                     

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                      The History of Bad Ideas Podcast, Ep. 154–Star Wars: An Alabama Story

                      The History of Bad Ideas Podcast, Ep. 154–Star Wars: An Alabama Story

                      The HOBI Gang is gearing up for the holidays but still have time to catch up on Captain Phillips, three years later, and are luke warm to the awful Bengals and Browns game!  Jason and Blake debate the Walking Dead Fall Season Finale while everyone worries about the new Powerless television show.  Blake is in love with El Henno’s gift and Jason feels bad about accepting bribes for the upcoming Floppy Awards but not bad enough to send gifts back!  Jeff and Blake question what spin-offs are available in the Star Wars Universe and Jason still has no idea what Collateral Beauty is all about!  The guys divide up their Top 5 this week and Jason can’t contain his excitement for Rogue One!  This episode is sponsored by the Cincinnati Comic Expo!

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                        The History of Bad Ideas Podcast, Ep. 153–Lucifer’s One Job!

                        The History of Bad Ideas Podcast, Ep. 153–Lucifer’s One Job!

                        The HOBI Gang ins the BOB Studios and pumped about the Westworld series finale, luke warm on the new NHL franchise and don’t care about Rampage the film.  Jason, after much disappointment, begins to love Battlegrounds in Disney Infinity, Blake gets chippy about the content on Serial and Jeff gets angrier than usual about sports announcers!  Blake and Jason are intrigued by the Sons of Anarchy spin-off and Jeff gets even angrier about St. Nick Day!  Jeff and Jason list their Top 5 Favorite Television Sitcoms Since 2011 while Blake does a whole different list!  This episode sponsored by the Cincinnati Comic Expo!

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                          The History of Bad Ideas Podcast, Ep. 152–A Life Sized Peter!

                          The History of Bad Ideas Podcast, Ep. 152–A Life Sized Peter!

                          The HOBI Gang welcomes film critic Jeff Morris, aka Scab Jeff, into the studio to discuss all the latest geeky news!  Jason shows no love for Trolls while Blake still hasn’t forgotten about the Ab Fab hate from last week and Scab Jeff actually remembers what books he has written!  Jeff and Jason want the Great Indoors to be better but are not holding out hope but they can all agree on the greatness of Westworld.  The guys are tepid for the Vampire Chronicles television series and wrap up the episode by honoring Florence Henderson and talking their Top 5 Favorite Television Moms!  This episode sponsored by the Cincinnati Comic Expo!

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                            The History of Bad Ideas Podcast, Ep. 151–I Really Like The Mistletoe Promise!

                            The History of Bad Ideas Podcast, Ep. 151–I Really Like The Mistletoe Promise!

                            The HOBI Gang welcomes Neil from Dark Angels and Pretty Freaks back into the studio to talk all things that glisten! The guys debate the newest Westworld episode, Neil betrays Bon Jovi in a fight against Ab Fab but does invite him to Thanksgiving! The gang talk season two of Stranger Things while Jason gets excited for Kong: Skull Island and Neil gives an updated weather report. The guys list their Top 5 People They Want To Show Up for Thanksgiving and a listener provides the Bad Idea of the Week!  This episode sponsored by the Cincinnati Comic Expo!

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                              The History of Bad Ideas Podcast, Ep. 150–Baby Cakes and the Electoral College!

                              The History of Bad Ideas Podcast, Ep. 150–Baby Cakes and the Electoral College!

                              It’s episode 150 for the gang at HOBI that is almost three years in the making! The guys hope Fox gives up on rebooting the X-Men, Blake and Jason question The Walking Dead and Jeff answers another question from his number 1 fan, Nick!  Blake and Jeff are excited that Dungeons and Dragons is finally getting the respect it deserves and the gang is congratulated by their many podcast buddies on not hurting each other after 150 episodes! The guys debate their Top 5 Favorite Sci-Fi Films since 2000 and Jason welcomes our new supreme overlord! This episode is sponsored by the Cincinnati Comic Expo!

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                                The History of Bad Ideas Podcast, Ep. 149–No Wonder Burr Shot Him!

                                The History of Bad Ideas Podcast, Ep. 149–No Wonder Burr Shot Him!

                                The HOBI Gang is recording on Election Night so that means the studio down the hall is very crowded! The guys give a non-spoiler review of Doctor Strange, Blake isn’t sure how to feel about for Dishonored 2 and Jason appreciates the little things in Pitch.  As the world is crumbling before them, the guys catch up on Westworld and, wonder why Cloverfield is continuing and confirm Sony Studios have no idea what they have with Spider-Man!  Jason makes a case for Jar-Jar Binks as a politician while Blake gets caught up on Gotham.  The guys list their Top 5 Favorite Fictional Presidents while Jason sings Hamilton and decide never to record on Election Night again or at least for another four years!  This episode sponsored by the Cincinnati Comic Expo!

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                                  The History of Bad Ideas Podcast, Ep. 148:  Jesus Isn’t The Only One Rising!

                                  The History of Bad Ideas Podcast, Ep. 148: Jesus Isn’t The Only One Rising!

                                  Number One Fan Doug joins the HOBI Gang in the BOB Studios this week for a creepy Halloween episode!  The guys talk the upcoming Dr. Strange film, Jason is cautious about the new Chris Pratt film, Passengers, and the gang debates the most underrated film from the 1990s!  Despite no knowledge of Dr. Who, the guys do their best to Riddle Me This a new cast of Who’s the Boss with the Doctor cast, courtesy of Drinking in the Park, and also find time to draft a new Monkees band.  Jason gets too excited about the Nintendo Switch, Jeff wants to see Legion and Doug still doesn’t care about Supergirl!  The guys wrap up this spooky episode with their Top 5 Films They Want to See in 2017!  This episode sponsored by the Cincinnati Comic Expo!

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                                    The History of Bad Ideas Podcast, Ep. 147–The Queen’s C Word!

                                    The History of Bad Ideas Podcast, Ep. 147–The Queen’s C Word!

                                    Blake returns from the wilds of Canada and welcomes comic overlord Ken Johnson from Deadmen Ink to discuss his latest Kickstarter book, Corpse Corp!  The guys also debate the latest episode of Westworld and the shocking season premiere of the Walking Dead while Jeff enjoys the Green Room of the BOB Studios! The gang question why Carson Daly is still on television, wonder how Tyler Perry keeps making money from Madea and ask if Tom Hanks can save the world…again.  The guys are actually friendly toward each other as they list their Top 5 Television Shows They Have Watched After They Were Popular!  This episode is sponsored by the Cincinnati Comic Expo! Ken Johnson’s Kickstarter is at: https://www.kickstarter.com/projects/1688497599/corpse-corp-a-high-concept-slasher-comic

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