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The History of Bad Ideas Podcast, Ep. 177–Quasimodo: Friend Zone!

The History of Bad Ideas Podcast, Ep. 177–Quasimodo: Friend Zone!

The HOBI Gang is going old school with a two man booth and talking changes to the Justice League film, Jughead’s helmet, and the latest lackluster news on Dark Universe!  The guys talk to writer Andrea Molinari regarding his graphic novel The Shepherd: Apokatastasis, the creative process, and how the Lions will never win a Super Bowl!  Jason gets scolded by a listener for making fun of Gwar and the guys list their Top 5 Worst Literary Character Adaptations to Film! This episode is sponsored by the Cincinnati Comic Expo!

The History of Bad Ideas Podcast, Ep. 176–The Girl From Osaka!

The History of Bad Ideas Podcast, Ep. 176–The Girl From Osaka!

The HOBI Gang is in the studio and talking the most recent television renewals and cancellations, including Jason loving the recent episodes of the Flash! Blake still refuses to talk Riverdale, Jeff is angry at his car and Jason wonders why Ryan Seacrest is still on television.  The guys suffer through drafting a new King of Queens cast while Blake just quits altogether, but they feel better about themselves as they mock the bust that is King Arthur!  Listeners give their own list of favorite directors since 1985 and the HOBI Gang celebrates the recent Mother’s Day Weekend with Top 5 Worst Television Moms!  This episode is sponsored by the Cincinnati Comic Expo!

The History of Bad Ideas Podcast, Ep. 175–Put the Pudding In the Pudding Pops!

The History of Bad Ideas Podcast, Ep. 175–Put the Pudding In the Pudding Pops!

The HOBI Gang ushers in 175 episodes by talking Guardians of the Galaxy, Vol. 2 but its non-spoiler and the show goes off the rails pretty early!  Jason loves the latest episodes of Riverdale, much to Jeff and Blake’s dismay, while Jason is dismayed at Blake and Jeff’s taste in old school video game systems.  Jeff lays down the rules for shaving his beard, Blake gives a listener a nickname while relishing his latest Draft Day win, and Jason is the kiss of death for Fox television shows!  The guys get sexy with the Colonial from KFC while Jeff and Blake get giddy over Game of Thrones spin-offs!  The gang talk pudding, their Top 5 Unknown Facts About Themselves and their hatred of buttons!  This episode is sponsored by the Cincinnati Comic Expo!

The Guardians of the Galaxy, Vol. 2 Film Review (Non-Spoiler!)

The Guardians of the Galaxy, Vol. 2 Film Review (Non-Spoiler!)

Written by Jason Brigger

Director: James Gunn

Writers: James Gunn and Dan Abnett

Starring: Chris Pratt, Zoe Saldana, Dave Bautista, Bradley Cooper (voice), and Vin Diesel (voice)

The rag-tag crew of the Milano is back as Guardians of the Galaxy, Vol. 2 blasts its way into theaters this weekend and fans of the original will not be disappointed in this fun sequel.

Guardians continues the team’s adventures throughout the galaxy but this time Peter Quill (Chris Pratt) and his merry crew are caught off-guard when Quill’s dad, Ego (Kurt Russell), finds Quill after decades of searching for his son that he abandoned on Earth.  Despite Quill’s excitement and new relationship with his father, not everything is on the “up and up” with Ego as plans for universal domination is in the mix and the Guardians are the only ones that can stop his madness and save the galaxy…again.

Quill and his crew not only have to battle Ego but along the way, the Guardians are More

The History of Bad Ideas Podcast, Ep. 174–All About Holes!

The History of Bad Ideas Podcast, Ep. 174–All About Holes!

The HOBI Gang is at full strength tonight as the guys debate the NHL Playoffs (with help from Nickel at Graphic Novice), the disappointment of the Circle, and announce another finalist for the best Netflix original series tournament!  The guys bring back Draft Day and draft movie quarterbacks with bad Cleveland Browns quarterbacks, much to Blake’s chagrin.  Jason and Jeff are excited for Guardians of the Galaxy Volume 2 this week and Blake is not interested in another turn at the X-Files!  The guys debate How to Be a Latin Lover again and listener Nikki suggests the Top 5 this week, the gang’s Most Hated Food! This episode is sponsored by the Cincinnati Comic Expo!

The History of Bad Ideas Podcast, Ep. 173–The Jedi of Berkeley!

The History of Bad Ideas Podcast, Ep. 173–The Jedi of Berkeley!

The HOBI Gang is all together and welcomes Andrew, founder of the Cincinnati Comic Expo, back into the studio to discuss Star Wars Celebration and opening a Disney store!  In the most disjointed episode ever, the guys talk the relevance of the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame inductions, surviving a genocide, and Blake catching up on films from the past three decades!  Despite the Marvel debacle, Jason tries to be a Latin lover but can’t find the right music while Andrew announces more guests for the Expo.  Andrew’s tight schedule caused a shift in the HOBI paradigm resulting in the the earliest Top 5, Bucket List Items, ever!  This episode is sponsored by the Cincinnati Comic Expo!

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!