060 THE POSITIVE AND NEGATIVE IMPACTS OF FAN CULTURE WITH BRAD MENDENHALL AND JARF HARDEN

Brad and Jarf are the co-hosts of the Cosmic Gepetto Podcast, a program Tim came to via Brad's other show, The Flash Gordon Minute.  So when they agreed to guest on this episode, Tim thought it would make sense to converse about Queen albums from the 1980s.  But their attempt to talk "A Kind Of Magic" magically side-lined into a discussion on the toxicity and positivity of pop culture fandom.

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031 JOSS WHEDON AND THE FALL OF POP IDOLS

Its been a rough couple weeks for Buffy fans, what with patron saint Joss Whedon being revealed as a patriarchal wolf in feminist clothing.  But does the despicable behavior of the artist void the impact of his actual art?  Bob and Tim take a look at this pop cultural fall-out while also, somehow, invoking Scott Baio.  

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000 THAT’S ONE ROGUE PODCAST

Hosts Bob and Tim think back to that exact moment when their childhood died and then flash back a little further to the November before.  There they recount what their twenty-two year old selves felt upon seeing the original theatrical trailer for Star Wars Episode One: The Phantom Menace.  And then, following the time- jump forward, they share some mutual thoughts on that one bombast general who did NOTHING for the advancement of intergalactic civil rights.

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