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Wednesday, June 25, 2014

Before Geeks Were Cool Podcast Episode 12: Kill It With Fire!

After nature so rudely interrupted last week's show, Laree and Jim wrap up their conversation about Snowpiercer before getting into this week's topic, Monsters from Outer Space!

The Thing, It! The Terror from Beyond Space, Day of the Triffids, District 9, This Island Earth, Creature, Monsters, 20 Million Miles to Earth, the odd career of John Heard, Alien Nation, Inseminoid, The Blob, Klaus Kinski, Invasion of the Body Snatchers, Planet of the Vampires, The Incredible Melting Man and Laree's wife vs. John Carpenter are all subjects discussed this week.

To be continued! Get it on iTunes.

Friday, June 20, 2014

Before Geeks Were Cool Podcast Episode 11: Asian Manholes

Better late than never, or so they say. This week's episode was delayed due to a two-day power outage at MonsterPants World Headquarters.

Laree's back and he's here to tell us all about his month-long trip to Japan and Korea. Toy shopping and flea markets in both countries, visiting Lotteworld and the Studio Ghibli Museum, inside Totoro's house, various castles and a glance at the Gundam cafe are just some of the things he has to share with us.

Tangents include Laree's hollow Earth theories and Yeti disappointments, the making of Automations and Jim's scathing review of Noah's stint as guest co-host. Then just as our heroes begin to discuss the recent RoboCop and Snowpiercer movies, the power cuts out, bringing the show to an abrupt end.

But it's still the longest BGWC episode yet! Available on iTunes.

Tuesday, June 10, 2014

Before Geeks Were Cool Podcast Episode 10: Revenge of the Super Teams!

This week Jim and guest co-host Noah Defilippis wrap up their lists of favorite superhero teams from the comics.

Among other things, our heroes discuss why Hawkeye should not be in a relationship, more X-men spinoffs, The Thor Corps, the Teen Titans cartoons, Wonder Man's mullet, Comic book bulk packs, The Invaders, Joss Whedon's Astonishing X-men, The Legion of Super-heroes, Agents of SHIELD vs. Arrow and X-men - Days of Future Past. Also, Noah struggles with the concept of the motion comic and then tries to convince Jim that the Ultimate Spider-man cartoon isn't awful.

Go Team! Get it on iTunes.

Wednesday, June 4, 2014

Before Geeks Were Cool Podcast Episode 9: Challenge of the Super Teams!

Guest co-host Noah Defilippis is back again to join Jim in counting down their favorite comic book super-teams.

Topics discussed include how Noah discovered comic books, The Justice League, why big crossover events suck, Superman vs. Captain Marvel, X-men spinoffs, a tour of Jim's office, The Inhumans, digging through bargain bins, Power Pack, more whining about overcrowding at comic conventions, The Doom Patrol, Jim vs. Guy Gardner and that time that guy called Noah a Jawa.

Note: This week's show is the first of a two-part episode with a shorter running time than usual. Part two coming next week. Get it on iTunes.