On this episode, we speak with one half of the duo behind Unskippable and LoadingReadyRun, Paul Stark! He discusses with us the living hell that is playing "Desert Bus" for hours...(for charity!)
In this episode, we talk with Random Encounter, an independent American video game music cover/inspired band from Orlando, Florida. We discuss their inspirations in folklore and the evil that they hunt (conveniently located in a nesting doll, in a chest, in a tree, on an island...OK, maybe not so convenient.)
On this week's episode, we are at MAGFest (Music and Gaming Festival), we sit down to interview the minds behind the popular webseries "Extra Credits", Daniel Floyd and James Portnow! We discuss their work as well as the finer points of the gaming convention.
On this week's episode, Justin reviews the TV on the Radio album "Return to Cookie Mountain", Colin reviews "Mission Impossible: Ghost Protocol" and Sean brings us the final "Twupdate".
On this week's episode, we bring back "Beverage News Update"! Justin discusses his Top 5 "Bands You'd Be Surprised to Hear He Likes" and Colin discusses his Top 10 80's Comedies.
On today's episode, Justin reviews the classic Sonic Youth album "Daydream Nation", Colin talks about the 1993 video game movie "Super Mario Brothers" as a prelude to a discussion about MAGFest (Music and Gaming Festival)!
In this week's episode, we interview DC/Baltimore comic Rob Maher, he regales us with stories of nude cruises and we discuss how disturbingly perfect Jake Busey's teeth are. Justin gives you his Top 5 Bands "You'd Be Surprised to Hear He Hates" and Colin gives you his Top 10 Cult Classic films.
On this week's episode, we discuss Jonathan Coulton and They Might Be Giants live at the 9:30 Club, we also discuss Flying Dog Brewery's Movie series playing "Willy Wonka and the Chocolate Factory". We get more news from Brad's Raw Chips and we have the finals of "Stump a Star Wars Nerd"!
This week on BGN, we talk about what we're thankful for, Justin discusses his Top 5 Bass Players and Colin talks about his Top 10 Actors who need their faces flattened by a kayak paddle.
Why Brad? ... Why? In this episode, Justin does his Top 5 on Guitarists. Colin goes through his Top 10 Favorite Actors. A special guest in the room discusses his Top 5 Favorite Pies. The rest (and most) of the episode, we discuss a food item that is quite controversial.
In this episode, Justin reviews the Grizzly Bear's album, Veckatimest. Colin reviews a real gem from the 80's, "Highlander". We unleash round 2 of "Stump a Star Wars Nerd". Will Colin defend his title? Listen and find out! Other segments include, Ben's Indie Games, a listener's top 5, and Sean's Twupdate.
Note: This episode may contain "The Voice of the Internet".
In this episode, Ben, Colin, and Sean were riding on the way back from a concert in Baltimore. We give our thoughts of the interesting music, people, and action that were crammed the "Hole in the Wall" venue known as the 8X10. Check out the artists we saw live!
In this episode, we dive into our new T-shirts, YouTube law, The Simpsons, and Justin's writing. We also make our own version of Hi-C's Ecto-Cooler from the Ghostbusters Chicago recipe (you can find it here: http://www.ghostbusterschicago.com/content/ecto-cooler-recipe)
Glup, glup, glup. In this episode, we are finally four. The B in B.S. Reviews, Benjamin Price, joins us as a co-host. Sean's wardrobe comes into question as well as retail experiences. We also introduce a new segment, Stump a Star Wars Nerd! This episode may contain trace amounts of fizzy nostalgia.
La, La, freakin' LA! and now for relevant information... In this episode, Justin rates his Top 5 Female Singers (hmmmmm...ladies?) Colin shuns his Top 10 Worst Horror Movies, and Sean instigates a whole lot of singing.
In this episode, we recap our experiences about our first live event, Alternative Commentary. We also discuss Flying Dog Brewery presents, "Big Trouble in Little China". Lion King may be referenced as well.
In this episode, we review Lee Brettschneider's new one-off comic, Bellanova Redstar: Space Girl 4199 At the Edge of the Universe Issue 379. It's like reading your favorite Adult Swim cartoon. Also, Justin runs down his Top 5 (Male) Singers of all time and Colin presents his Top 10 Best Horror Movies.
Two for one special on podcasts this week. Get 'em while they're hot! In this episode, we present our (belated) Summer Movie recap. We'll run down the 10 movies we saw this summer, from downright abysmal to "Hey, that was surprisingly good!" If you like reviews of things, you will probably enjoy this episode. Also, there is only minimal basement talk.
We return to our regular format after SPXplosion with a two for one special this week on podcasts. Get 'em while they're hot! In this episode, Justin makes creepy, possibly sexual advances on Colin, Sean, and all the listeners under the auspices of discussing Progressive Rock music. Our rap music discussion was a real mess (since Justin was pulling it out of his ass), so he tries to make up for it by talking about something he knows way too much about. Also, Justin makes a personal and shocking confession regarding AC/DC.
Well, that's it for SPXplosion, folks. Last, but not least, comes our interview with Lee Brettschneider, who puts out the Very Near Mint series of print comics along with a variety of other delightful prints, posters, and collectibles with his partner in crime, Justin Peterson. We came across Lee and Justin's table at SPX and immediately lost our shit as we started cracking up at their hilarious posters. We probably bought a half dozen posters from them. We also received a copy of their newest one-off, Bellanova Redstar: Space Girl 4199 at the Edge of the Universe, and we'll have a full review of it in a later episode. Check out this and other fine comics at adventuringcompany.com/
In this, our penultimate episode, we interview Jef UK, the front man for the sci-fi punk rock band Americans UK. Jef is also a writer of fiction as well as the publisher of a free comic (also entitled Americans UK) which follows the adventures of the band. Jef joins us to discuss, among other things, the Beastie Boys and how awesome the X-Men cartoon theme song was. Check out his stuff at americans-uk.com/ and www.jefwrites.com/ Also, listen at the end for the song "Cooler than You" off the free "I, Ape-Man" EP available on the Americans UK website.
In this episode, we interview Jeph Jacques, the creator of the popular webcomic Questionable Content. Judging by the size of the lines at his table, Jeph probably doesn't need much more introduction than that. In addition to doing Questionable Content, Jeph also posts original music under the Deathmole label (which also happens to be Marten's band in QC). Check out Questionable Content at www.questionablecontent.net/ and Deathmole at deathmole.bandcamp.com/
In this episode, we interview Frank Gibson, writer and co-creator of Tiny Kitten Teeth with Becky Dreistadt, who hand paints each comic with amazing flair. We assure you that Tiny Kitten Teeth is one of the most gorgeous comics you will find online (and definitely the cutest). The art is inspired by Animal Crossing, Golden Books, Disney, and a number of other sources. The writing is also delightful. Anyway, listen to our interview with Frank and then go to www.tinykittenteeth.com/
In this episode, we interview Jon Rosenberg, the creator of the (extremely) long-running comic Goats and the new comic that's taking the internet by storm, Scenes from a Multiverse. SFAM is the webcomic that lets you the reader vote to decide what you see more of. Jon joins us to discuss Dr. Who and the prohibitive cost of action figures, among other things. Check out Jon's work at www.goats.com/ and amultiverse.com/
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The original episodes of BGN from 2009-2011.