072 STEVE DITKO

As the co-creator of Spiderman, Steve Ditko brought forth one of the most recognizable and beloved icons of ... well ... EVERYone's childhood. He passed away this past week.  And while mourning this loss Tim ponders what it means for a kid to realize there are actual artists behind their actual heroes.

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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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054 BATMAN AND ROBIN

Comic book movies are an inarguably divisive lot.  But at least we can all agree that "Batman And Robin" was an overly neon-lit pile of pun-ridden guano.   Well, except for Tim who, on today's episode, is going to argue that this camp-fest was actually an intentional piece of comic book commentary 21 years ahead of its time.

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