Swim Until You Cant See Land (Saying Goodbye to Scott Hutchison)

By | 2018-05-12T11:04:06+00:00 May 12th, 2018|Ideas & Excuses, News & Opinions|

It was late December 2007 and I was driving home from work listening to the radio. There is an indie station that plays Christmas music by alternative bands with alternative takes on the holiday and that is the only type of Christmas music I listen to because yeah, I’m [...]

Obligatory Best of List for the Dumpster Fire Year That was 2017

By | 2018-01-01T20:44:52+00:00 January 1st, 2018|Ideas & Excuses, News & Opinions|

2017 is officially over and frankly, good riddance. Among the vast amount of awful this past year brought we saw a once lauded political institution (know colloquially as “The United States”) become a world-wide punchline and a seemingly endless stream of celebrities and other men in positions of power get [...]

Creature Double Feature: My Saturday Monster Time

By | 2017-10-02T18:33:59+00:00 October 2nd, 2017|Features, Halloween, Ideas & Excuses, Monster Memories|

Growing up my Saturday afternoons would be spent with creatures, monsters, ghosts, ghouls, murderers and mad scientists. Beginning around one o'clock I would settle down in front of our 17" Sony Trinatron (complete with simulated wood grain plastic sides) with a soda (typically Frank's grape or ginger ale) and a bowl [...]

Collected Edition: Episode 3: Captain America: Secret Empire

By | 2018-02-10T16:31:26+00:00 July 30th, 2017|Ideas & Excuses|

Hello everyone and welcome to the Collected Edition – a comic book podcast where we explore celebrated story-arcs from comics and creators throughout the entirety of history. On this episode we discuss Captain America Vol. 1: Secret Empire the celebrated 1974 run by Steve Englehart with art by Sal Buscema. Listen as we discuss the original [...]

Collected Edition: Episode 1: Immortal Iron Fist

By | 2018-02-10T16:31:48+00:00 June 30th, 2017|Ideas & Excuses|

Hello everyone and welcome to the Collected Edition – a comic book podcast where we explore celebrated story-arcs from comics and creators throughout the entirety of history. On this episode we discuss Immortal Iron Fist Vol. 1: The Last Iron Fist Story written by Matt Fraction and Ed Brubaker and art by David [...]

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