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The History of Bad Ideas Podcast, Ep. 172–Spock This Five Dollar Bill!

The History of Bad Ideas Podcast, Ep. 172–Spock This Five Dollar Bill!

Blake returns to the BOB Studios and HOBI! Jeff and Jason welcome Blake back by talking all things Star Wars including Star Wars Celebration, the trailer for the Last Jedi and if Rey really is a Palpatine!  The guys debate the new Mystery Science Theater 3000, Jason is almost done with Luke Cage and HOBI receives an audio review from the Pop Culture Podcast.  Blake enjoys stranding people in the wilderness with only cameras available to survive but will only tolerate binge watching 12 Monkeys on basic cable!  The guys get emotional over the death of celebrities in this week’s Top 5 and Jeff actually eats the Bad Idea of the Week!  This episode is sponsored by the Cincinnati Comic Expo!

The History of Bad Ideas Podcast, Ep. 171–Jesus Didn’t Rise on a Sunday!

The History of Bad Ideas Podcast, Ep. 171–Jesus Didn’t Rise on a Sunday!

The HOBI Gang welcomes DJ to the Stars, the Dittman into the BOB Studios to chat about pop culture!  The guys talk the failure that the reboot of the Matrix will be, the trailer for Thor: Ragnarok and how scary Easter Bunnies are!  Nickel from the Graphic Novice Podcast stops by for a hockey report but mostly gushes about the Edmonton Oilers while Blake is quieter than usual this week.  The gang are terrified of clowns and not just from It, wonder why Smurfs are still relevant and determine if the Fate of the Furious will go into space!  The guys list their Top 5 Worst Fast Food Restaurants and all agree on the Bad Idea of the Week for once!  This episode is sponsored by the Cincinnati Comic Expo!

The History of Bad Ideas Podcast, Ep. 170–Whipped Cream Sandwich!

The History of Bad Ideas Podcast, Ep. 170–Whipped Cream Sandwich!

The HOBI Gang is without Blake this week as he is doing his civic duty but the BOB Studios is filled with two guests as Scab Jeff and Number One Fan Doug try to entertain the masses!  The guys debate the essence of bologna and whipped cream sandwiches while Jason is tired of Bob Dylan and Jeff has no idea what is going on at WrestleMania! Blake sends in his review of the Walking Dead season finale, Big Dev has a correction for HOBI and the gang debates the hotness of comic strip characters.  The guys are hopeful for the Wonder Woman film but not as optimistic about the Power Rangers movie!  Scab Jeff picks the Top 5 this week and a lot of questions about Paul Reiser are left unanswered!  This episode is sponsored by the Cincinnati Comic Expo!

The History of Bad Ideas, Ep. 169–Never Go Full HOBI!

The History of Bad Ideas, Ep. 169–Never Go Full HOBI!

The Love Doctor, Dr. Bednar, is in the studio with the HOBI Gang this week! The guys talk to film director Jason Brown about the upcoming Houston Comedy Film Festival and how he got HOBI hooked on Speechless! The guys answer some love questions, Blake and Dr. Bednar can’t get enough of Legion and maybe Jeff has finally seen Logan.  Jeff and the HOBI’s Jason bring back an old segment, Activate, much to Blake’s dismay, but the listeners will gain insight into the Warner Brothers casting of the Justice League film!  The gang shows support to the new San Diego soccer team, Dr. Bednar talks a lot of Cleveland and list their Top 5 Comebacks!  This episode is sponsored by the Cincinnati Comic Expo with a promo from Jock and Nerd Podcast!

The History of Bad Ideas Podcast, Ep. 167–Everyone Loves a Good Dickens!

The History of Bad Ideas Podcast, Ep. 167–Everyone Loves a Good Dickens!

The HOBI Gang is guest free this week which means more time to talk about Kong: Skull Island, Making History and if the Beatles are overrated! The guys welcome Nikki from New Zealand back for Listener Feedback, debate who is the next to die on the Walking Dead and even have time for a new Face Off battle from Dev! The gang can’t stop mocking the Avatar sequels or the lack of focus from Fox on the X-Men films but they all agree on Brie Larson and Tom Hiddleston’s stock! Jason borrows his Top 5 list of most overrated actors and actresses and the guys all agree on the Bad Idea of the Week this time. This episode is sponsored by the 2017 Cincinnati Comic Expo!

The History of Bad Ideas Podcast, Ep. 165–The Mardi Gras Episode!

The History of Bad Ideas Podcast, Ep. 165–The Mardi Gras Episode!

Scab Jeff joins the HOBI guys for the second week in a row to discuss the devastating loss that La La Land had and to tally his Oscars’ scorecard! Jason and Blake debate the pacing of the The Walking Dead this week while Jeff breaks tradition and reads Listener Feedback! Jason finally saw the Christopher Guest film Mascots, Blake has questions about Legion and finding treasure on Oak Island and Jeff doesn’t know how to take the sexiness of Meryl Streep! The gang are intrigued by the show Critical Role, give an update on what Jar Jar Binks is doing now and Jason cannot contain his excitement for a Nightwing movie. The guys pay their respects to Bill Paxton by listing their Top 5 Favorite Bill Paxton films and deliver a bad idea the Academy Awards can appreciate!  This episode is sponsored by the Cincinnati Comic Expo!

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!

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!

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!

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!

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!

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!

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!

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!

 

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!

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!

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!

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!