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Episode 172 - CNI's Shiny New Year

Reviews: Angel: Smile Time #1, Mister X: Condemned #1, Dawn of the Dread Force #0

Happy New Year! The guys recount their Christmas with Joe heading out to see Mama and Jimmy barely makes it through New Jersey to see his sister and nephew. Resolutions are made...but for other people. News includes the Watchmen movie legal woes, The Spirit, Batman hates commies, Eartha Kitt, New York Comic-Con and more. Old Joe and Jimmy retire from 2008 to make room for the new 2009 CNI babies, Joe and Jimmy.
Direct download: CNI172.mp3
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 10:51pm EDT

Episode 171 - The Christmas Show & Jamie Smart Part2

Reviews: Beanworld Holiday Special One-Shot, Impaler #1, What If? Newer Fantastic Four

It's our Christmas special full of holiday joy! Cookies baked by Joe, eggnog, Santa, and carols! Part 2 of our Jamie Smart interview from last week. More funny stuff about Bear, Ubu Bubu, Whubble, and all of the other madness that goes on in his brain. Jimmy announces the demise of Random Souffle and they both lament the passing of Majel Barret Roddenberry. Jimmy performs the new Christmas classic rap, Christmas in Harlem, as a gift to you. News includes Pushing Daisies gets closure, K. Cho's new series, Chow off Green Hornet, Frank Miller on Buck Rogers, and a Star Wars musical. We also share a Christmas tune by Straight No Chaser that we think you all will enjoy.

Direct download: CNI171.mp3
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 11:05pm EDT

Episode 170 - Jamie Smart (Part 1)

Reviews: Phonogram 2: Singles Club #1, Secret Invasion: Dark Reign #1, The Wizard of Oz #1

Way back in February, we discovered the crazy and effed up world of Ubu Bubu. And nothing has ever been the same! Creator Jamie Smart joins us from across the pond to discuss his many works and just what is going on inside that brain of his. Jimmy brags about his birthday party/swag and Joe revels in the Battlestar Galactica webisodes. News includes a MoCCA move, new Crow movie, Magneto spin-off on hold, more Spider-Man musical casting, Top Cow initiative, Dr. Sketchy's 3-Year Anniversary and more.

Direct download: CNI170.mp3
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 9:36pm EDT

Episode 169 - Carrie Tucker

Reviews: Jingle Belle: Santa Claus vs. Frankenstein One-Shot, Marvels: Eye of the Camera #1, Supergirl: Cosmic Adventures in the Eighth Grade #1

Carrie Tucker, good friend and author of I Love Geeks (Out now..go get it!), joins us in studio with a live audience for the big Jimmy Birthday Jam. Thousands showed up and we had to turn so many away. Apologies to all, but you can still hear the fun! Jimmy makes the news on The Beat, sees Saturday Night Live...live and gets great prezzies including something from Joe's homeland. News includes Fables on TV, Slave Labor Graphics store opens, Wonder Woman animated at NYCC, More JLA film crap, Sin City 2 and naughty Simpsons down under.
Direct download: CNI169.mp3
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 1:19am EDT

Episode 168 - Kristin Chenoweth Christmas

Reviews: Sista Samurai #0, Umbrella Academy Dallas #1, Body Bags One-Shot

Back for the 3rd time, Kristin Chenoweth returns to discuss the sad demise of Pushing Daisies, her new flick Four Christmases and awesome new Christmas album, A Lovely Way to Spend Christmas. Jimmy gets many a wish come true as he sings a duet with Kristin (kind of) and she promises to give him a birthday shout out in her concert next week!Meanwhile, Joe supplies the paper towels for his drooling co-host. The guys share Thanksgiving stories and a Family Guy Sings! recap. News includes Comic Foundry ending, Justice League movie, Blog@Newsarama, bad Batman fan Dad and more!
Direct download: CNI168.mp3
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 9:39pm EDT