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Weird Comics History Podcast Ep. 3 – The Kefauver Hearings (The Comics Code Authority Part 3)

Chris (@AceComics) and Reggie (@reggiereggie) get to the meat and cheese of their five-part look at the Comics Code Authority: 1954’s Senate Hearings on Juvenile Delinquency, starring Senator Estes Kefauver! They look at increasing anti-comics public sentiment and the exact comic book that served as the tipping point and legitimized federal investigation. Then, they take you through all three days of the hearings, talking about each witness and their testimonies, while interjecting the usual silly commentary.

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Weird Science DC Comics Podcast Spotlight: Batgirl & The Birds of Prey: Rebirth #1

Weird Science DC Comics Podcast Spotlight: Batgirl & The Birds of Prey: Rebirth #1

Eric and Jim get together to talk about Batgirl & the Birds of Prey Rebirth #1 or just “Birds” as they like to say. With the uproar over the Killing Joke, do they like it, love it or hate it? Spoiler: It’s not the later! Check it out and if you like what you hear, join us for our weekly podcast that goes up each and every Sunday.

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Weird Science DC Comics Podcast Ep 80: DC Comics Rebirth Week 6, Birthday Wishes and Fart Noises

Weird Science DC Comics Podcast Ep 80: DC Comics Rebirth Week 6, Birthday Wishes and Fart Noises

Oh no! We got a soundboard and that means…MORNING ZOO TIME! Jim’s dreams have all come true as he injects fart noises and crickets throughout the podcast.  The missing ingredient has been found.  Besides that, they talk about all of this week’s comic books and have a grand old time. Enjoy!

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Weird Science DC Comics Podcast Weekly Spotlight: Hal Jordan & The Green Lantern Corps Rebirth #1 and The New Super-Man #1

Weird Science DC Comics Podcast Weekly Spotlight: Hal Jordan & The Green Lantern Corps Rebirth #1 and The New Super-Man #1

It’s weekly spotlight time with Jim, Eric and Reggie talking about Hal Jordan & The Green Lantern Corps Rebirth #1 and The New Super-Man #1.  Enjoy and if you like what you hear, tune into our very long weekly podcast that goes up every Sunday Night…it’s kind of worth it.

 

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Weird Science DC Comics Podcast Ep 79: DC Rebirth Week 5, Rick and Morty and Self Checkout Woes

Weird Science DC Comics Podcast Ep 79: DC Rebirth Week 5, Rick and Morty and Self Checkout Woes

 

You want a podcast that spends over 7 hours talking DC Comics…well, welcome to the suck! Jim and Eric get together for way too long to bring you DC Comics News, Listener Mail and of course, their opinions on all of the DC Comics for the week of July 9, 2016. Strap yourselves in, it’s going to be a bumpy ride.

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Weird Science DC Comics Podcast Weekly Spotlight: Aquaman #2 & Bloodlines #4

Weird Science DC Comics Podcast Weekly Spotlight: Aquaman #2 & Bloodlines #4

The Weekly Spotlight welcomes Reggie for his first appearance and he joins Eric and Jim to discuss Aquaman #2 and Bloodlines #4. If you like what you hear, join them for the regular podcast each and every Sunday Night where they talk about every DC Comic Book that came out that week.

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Weird Science DC Comics Podcast Ep 78: DC Comics Annuals, Dark Knight, Rebirth and Taglines

Weird Science DC Comics Podcast Ep 78: DC Comics Annuals, Dark Knight, Rebirth and Taglines

There were only 4 books this week and you know what that means? 6 Hour Podcast!!!  Jim and Eric do talk Grayson Annual #3, Deathstroke Annual #2 and then are joined by Reggie to talk Teen Titans Annual #2 and Dark Knight III: The Master Race #5.  Reggie and Chris debut their new segment “The Cosmic Treadmill” with a discussion of Booster Gold #1 and Reggie interviews the Legendary Neal Adams about his Superman: The Coming of Supermen Book.  Of course, there is DC Comics news, listener mail and an impromptu movie tagline game.  Then, in case you missed the weekly spotlight, Jim and Eric end it all with their report card on DC Comics Rebirth so far.  Enjoy!!!

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Weird Science DC Comics Podcast Weekly Spotlight: DC Rebirth Report Card

Weird Science DC Comics Podcast Weekly Spotlight: DC Rebirth Report Card

The week is an odd one with only 4 DC Comics, so instead of reviewing two of those and not having anything left for the main podcast, the fellas talk a little Rebirth. They discuss and grade every Rebirth series out already…Batman, Superman, Wonder Woman, Green Lanterns, The Flash, Aquaman, Titans, Action Comics and Detective Comics.  Tell us if you agree or disagree and enjoy!

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Weird Science DC Comics Podcast Ep 77: DC Comic Books, Lebron James and Ray Delane

Weird Science DC Comics Podcast Ep 77: DC Comic Books, Lebron James and Ray Delane

We talk every DC Comic Book that came out this week as well as discuss the news, read listener mail and talk nonsense like Roadhouse, Cici’s Pizza and of course, our favorite Daily Planet reporter, Ray Delane.  Sit back, have a laugh and maybe you might even learn something…like what a cheese curl is.  Enjoy!

 

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Weekly Spotlight: Flash #1 & Justice League #52

Weekly Spotlight: Flash #1 & Justice League #52

 

Jim and Eric are back with what we will call (for now) the DC Spotlight for the week of June 25th.  This episode they review the Flash #1 and Justice League #52 and they loved one of those…can you guess which? Remember, this is just a sampling of what you will find on the regular weekly podcast which comes out each and every Sunday so if you like what you hear, listen to that as well. Enjoy!

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Weird Science DC Comics Podcast Ep 76: Reviews of every DC Comic…The Touch Too Much

Weird Science DC Comics Podcast Ep 76: Reviews of every DC Comic…The Touch Too Much

Jim, Eric and Reggie review every single DC Comic Book released for the week of 6-18-16 and while it takes a bit, they hope it’s worth it! There is also news, listener mail and stories, stories and more stories. Enjoy!

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DC Comics Books of the Week Podcast : Batman #1 and Superman #1 / Weird Science DC Comics Podcast

DC Comics Books of the Week Podcast : Batman #1 and Superman #1 / Weird Science DC Comics Podcast

DC Comics Books of the week is back and this week’s comic books are Batman #1 and Superman #1.  Rebirth is in full swing and Jim and Eric have suddenly gotten real positive…scary, I know!  Remember, if you enjoy this podcast, it is just a sample of the fun and awfulness…I mean hilarity that you can find in our extra-special, extra-long weekly podcast that comes out every single Sunday.  Enjoy!

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Weird Science DC Comics Podcast Ep 75: Rebirth #1’s Continue, New 52 Books Ending and Milestones

Weird Science DC Comics Podcast Ep 75: Rebirth #1’s Continue, New 52 Books Ending and Milestones

Milestone Bitches! That’s right, Episode #75 is here and it’s a long one. With Eric going away for the weekend, this episode is a disjointed mess of Jim, Eric and Reggie, but they do review all the DC Comics for the week of 6/11/16 and do it in style! It all clocks in over 7 hours and I hope you enjoy it more than Jim did!

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DC Comics Books of the Week: Detective Comics #934 & Action Comics #957

DC Comics Books of the Week: Detective Comics #934 & Action Comics #957

Since not everybody wants to download and listen to a 6+ hour podcast, we decided to try something new…The DC Comics Books of the Week Mini Podcast.  Don’t panic, we will still be doing our regular long ass podcast, but each week we will give you a sampler of two books.  This week Jim and Eric talk Detective Comics #934 and Action Comics #957. THIS IS JUST AND EDIT OF THE REGULAR PODCAST!   Listen to our regular weekly podcast to hear the expanded version of these two books as well as reviews of every DC Comics that came out this week as well as DC Comics News, Listener Mail and so much more. Thanks and enjoy!

Weird Science DC Comics Podcast Episode 74: DC Comics Rebirth Continues, Comic Book Reviews and Arguments

Weird Science DC Comics Podcast Episode 74: DC Comics Rebirth Continues, Comic Book Reviews and Arguments

Rebirth is blooming all around and Jim and Eric may argue about it, but that doesn’t mean they don’t like it.  In fact, they like every Rebirth book this week as well as most of the other books as well.  So, why are they arguing?  Because they care! Reggie, Chris and Branden join in as they review all of this week’s books, talk new, read listener mail and get really, really tired.  Enjoy!

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Weird Science DC Comics Podcast Episode 72: Just Imagine!

Weird Science DC Comics Podcast Episode 72: Just Imagine!

Ep 72: It’s another long one when Jim and Eric are joined by Reggie, Chris, Branden, Dancing Mike, Rocky and more!  It is obvious that Jim and Eric just want Rebirth to get here yesterday, but they still plow through all of this week’s DC Comics releases as well as talking about this week’s news, reading listener mail and a bunch of other nonsense.  Enjoy!

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Emergency Podcast: The Good, Bad and Ugly of the New 52 (part one)

Emergency Podcast: The Good, Bad and Ugly of the New 52 (part one)

Rebirth is right around the corner so Eric, Jim and Reggie take the advice of J-Man and record (for the second time) part one of the Good, the Bad and the Ugly of the New 52 emergency podcast.  Hear their picks for top three good books, bad books and ugly moments as well as some general thoughts on the New 52 as a whole.  They even talk a little about their hopes and dreams of what Rebirth will be.  Part two with listener picks will be up shortly.  Enjoy!

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The History of Bad Ideas Podcast, Episode 124:  Mortal Beach!

The History of Bad Ideas Podcast, Episode 124: Mortal Beach!

The HOBI Gang is all back together again and welcomes musician Dr. Bednar into the studio!  The guys interview Hollywood director/producer Jason Brown about working on Avatar, the television show Stalker and even on Last Week Tonight! Brown discusses who the best person to work with in Hollywood and why director Kevin Smith is vastly under-appreciated! The guys also talk the latest television Upfronts presentations and how the Muppets were screwed out of a second season!  Jason gets excited about Wayward Pines Season 2, much to Blake’s dismay and Jeff gives the scoop on the series finale of Castle.  The guys also debate the Top 5 Film Endings They Would Change if they could!