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Episode 323 - Grace N' Michelle Get Converted!

It's a big supersized show with lots to cover, so strap in! And, don't adjust that volume! We're back to normal sound. But don't get used to it just yet kids. Former co-host God Joe is back in town and has agreed to produce some episodes here and there. Must be all the liquor Jimmy used to bribe him. This week, Jimmy is joined in studio with comedy duo, Grace N' Michelle! They are Grace Helbig and Michelle Vargas. 2 incredibly funny and talented ladies who have a huge following. Grace and Michelle sit in to co-host and Jimmy brings back the "Converting to Comicdom" segment to see if he can turn them to the nerd side. They chat about the Captain America trailer, Samoas, friends in theater, and accidental racism. News includes: Marvel comics at Starbucks, Chew on Showtime, Geoff Johns on Aquaman, the Granito story, and Warner Bros. plans for DC movies. Jimmy also visited the Paley Center last week to see a panel with the cast of SyFy's Being Human. Listener feedback and more! Leave your iTunes comments! 5 stars and nothing but love!

Direct download: CNI323.mp3
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 2:45am EDT

Episode 322 - Walking The Beat with Heidi MacDonald

Reviews:  The Guild: Tink One-Shot, Ruse Vol 2 #1, Spider #1, Xombi Vol 2 #1, The Downsized

Stepping into the rotating co-host chair this week is good friend Heidi MacDonald (The Beat). Heidi gives a great recap of last week's big Chicago comic convention, C2E2. Jimmy hopes his real journalist pal wont call him out on his fajournalism. They chat about Jimmy being interviewed in Stated Mag, wish William Shatner a Happy 80th, judge the first pic of Adrianne Palicki in herWonder Woman outfit, Pop Funk Archie t-shirts and the new Simon Pegg/Nick Frost/Seth Rogen movie Paul. News includes: Zack Snyder's plan for his Superman film, new Sailor Moon in the U.S., The Sandman TV series is back on, Steve Rude needs an intern and Darren Aronofsky leaving the Wolverine movie. Listener feedback and more! Leave your iTunes comments! 5 stars and nothing but love!

Direct download: CNI322.mp3
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 2:04am EDT

Episode 321 - Coolin' with Ben McCool

Reviews:  Captain America & the First Thirteen One-Shot, inFamous #1, Legion of Super-Villains One-Shot, Venom Vol 2 #1

Ben McCool joins Jimmy as guest co-host this week. The boys chat about the Spider-Man musical woes, Jimmy recaps his time on the Jay and Jack 30 hour podcast for autism over the weekend and Ben talks about his current comic book work (Memoir, Captain America and the Korvac Saga, Choker) and convention schedule. News includes: RASL film in the works, Thor vs. Loki animated, no Sandman TV series, the voting is open for the Eagle and Stumptown awards, and Kelly Sue Deconnick on Supergirl. Listener feedback and more! Leave your iTunes comments! 5 stars and nothing but love!

Direct download: CNIep321.mp3
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 8:50am EDT

Episode 320 - Is This Thing On?

Reviews:  5 Ronin #1, Axe Cop Bad Guy Earth #1, Carbon Grey #1, GI Joe Infestation #1, Wulf #1

Jimmy is joined by good pal Mike Cho! Regular listeners will remember Mike from past episodes where he schooled us on manga/anime. Apologies for last week's low sound issue. We're still recording on the digital recorder but think we got the sound adjustment figured out. We hope! The guys discuss last week's episode and the fun of it all. 99% of you loved it and got the jokes. Always knew we had a smart audience! They also mention even more Spidey musical woes, Ming Doyle's test run with the Wonder Woman MAC line, a funny/sexy article from a "church organization", Jimmy's long lost wife Ella Thomas is on All My Children, and Jimmy was in the Devil Inside webcomic again (Episode 34). News includes: Archiecomic sets world record, I Love Sarah Jane feature film, Diane Lane is "Ma Kent" in Snyder'sSuperman film, Kirkman and Liefeld teamup, more Wonder Woman TV casting, Blade Runnerreboot and a drug dealing comic nerd. Listener feedback and more! Leave your iTunes comments! 5 stars and nothing but love!

Jimmy will be appearing on Jay & Jack's 30 Hour Podcast for Autism again this year! It starts at 12pm on Saturday, March 12th and runs until Sunday, March 13th. Jimmy will be on the 4am slot (Saturday going into Sunday). Don't forget to set your clocks forward that night so you don't miss him! We'll discuss some comic book stuff, TV and film. And Jimmy may have a little quiz for Jay & Jack as well! Click on the link above to watch it all stream live this weekend!

Direct download: CNI320.mp3
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 11:33pm EDT

Episode 319 - The All Asian Parody Show with Vampire Cowboys Theatre Co.

Reviews:  Abyss Family Issues #1, Crossed Psychopath #1, Mission #1 

Jimmy welcomes back good buddy (by your demands!) Jon Hoche (pictured center) to co-host! We record at the Vampire Cowboys Theatre Company's rehearsal space, The Battle Ranch. Joining us for the ride is VCTC co-artistic director Qui Nguyen (picture right) and company member Amy Waschke (pictured left)! They are currently in rehearsals for their new show THE INEXPLICABLE REDEMPTION OF AGENT G. It's an All-Asian podcasting crew! 

*Well, it's Jimmy's first show without God Joe doing the tech and as expected...it's a train wreck. Apologies in advance for the madness! It's strictly recorded on the digital recorder. Jimmy also randomly and mostly by accident took a bunch of calls from friends like Emmy award winning Michael Emerson (Lost), Kevin Maguire (Tanga), Jill Pantozzi (The Nerdy Bird), and Ben Templesmith (Choker, 30 Days of Night). He just held up the mic to the phone speaker so hopefully we got the sound. Some embarrassing reveleations to be sure! Genital pics, strip club visits, a possible baby mama, and much more.

The Asians talk the Oscars (even with a song), Fillion's reply to Browncoat crazies and how to go about contacting someone in the comic book field. News includes: Powers TV show gets greenlit (BREA GRANT FOR DEENA PILGRIM!!), Kaboom! to release Peanuts graphic novel, Eisner on display at MoCCA, Leigh Gallagher (Defoe) gets a royal stamp, Oni Press mix tape and CBLDF comic creator trading cards. Listener feedback and more! Leave your iTunes comments! 5 stars and nothing but love!

 

Direct download: ep319.mp3
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 12:19pm EDT