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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055 KEVIN SMITH

To invoke a holy trilogy fanboys are certain to cite "Back To The Future",  "Star Wars" and not "Beastmaster."  But alongside those VHS boxed sets stands a slightly more vulgar saga featuring verbose Clerks, bratty Mallrats and a chain-smoking illustrator forever Chasing Amy.  It's Kevin Smith's "Jersey Trilogy" and, to honor there still being a Kevin Smith,  Bob and Tim are going to look at what these indie features mean to their own individual existence.

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040 HOWARD THE DUCK

Marvel Studios surpassed 5 billion in ticket sales this weekend,  so we're celebrating the one that contributed $12 dollars to the tally.  "Howard The Duck" was the first super hero film Tim ever saw on the big screen.  But, even bigger, it showed that 10 year-old the new-wave hairdo he was going to become.

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015 SUPERMAN II with BRENT SIMONS

On a first for the show, Bob and Tim invite a third super-friend into their (normally) Hall Of Just-Us.  Its Brent Simons and, not only is he the co-writer of the animated Dreamworks film MEGAMIND he is also one of the few “actual” people Tim has heard refer to the character as “Supes.”

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