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Episode 506 - CNI in Slasherland!

Reviews: Marvel Now What? #1, Pretty Deadly #1, Samurai Jack #1, Velvet #1, Zombie War #1, Dracula (on NBC)

Jimmy treks out to Brooklyn to the home of the Vampire Cowboys Theatre Company's founders Abby and Qui for some pork tacos and fun times! He is joined by the director Robert Ross Parker and some of the cast (Tom Myers, Nicky Schmidlein, and Bonnie Sherman) of their current show Alice in Slasherland.  The cast gives some details about the play and some fun tidbits about the characters they play. They also chat about the Britishisms Jimmy is finding while playing GTA V and discuss the new Captain America: The Winter Soldier trailer. News includes: Cartoon Network pulls Beware the Batman, Jamie Smart is shortlisted for Roald Dahl prize, Midtown Comics opens boutique in Times Square Toys "R" Us, Charmed may magically reappear on TV, and Al Plastino learns his Superman/JFK story is for sale. As always, listener feedback, Top 3 and more. Leave your iTunes comments! 5 stars and nothing but love!

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Direct download: CNI506.mp3
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 3:26am EDT

Episode 505: NYCC with Bob's Burgers!

It's a special NYCC interview special! Jimmy sat in on the round tables for Bob's Burgers and chatted with H. Jon Benjamin,  Loren Bouchard, John Roberts and Dan Mintz. It was a crazy and packed room but he managed to get a few good questions in. Tune in for the madness. Leave your iTunes comments! 5 stars and nothing but love!

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Direct download: CNI505.mp3
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 7:00am EDT

Episode 504: NYCC with casts/creators of Archer/Rick and Morty/China, IL

It's a special NYCC animated series interview special! Jimmy sat in on the round tables for Archer and chatted with Adam Reed, Aisha Tyler, Jessica Walter, Judy Greer, Amber Nash, and Lucky Yates. For Rick and Morty, it was Dan Harmon and Justin Roiland. China, IL brought us Brad Neely, Daniel Weidenfeld, and Brooke Hogan. Great rooms all (especially for Archer). Leave your iTunes comments! 5 stars and nothing but love!

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Direct download: CNI504.mp3
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 12:28am EDT

Episode 503 - More NYCC with Kevin Smith/Jay Oliva/Ronald D. Moore & Diana Gabaldon

Reviews: Code Monkey Save the World #1, Rocket Girl #1, Star Trek: Khan #1, Superman/Wonder Woman #1, Three #1

Jimmy is joined in studio by the podcast wife Erica Schultz (M3). They jump right into the swing of things with reviews and news. Jimmy sat in many a round table at New York Comic Con and brings you these great interviews with Kevin Smith (Comic Book Men), Jay Oliva (Justice League: War) and Ronald D. Moore/Diana Gabaldon (Outlander).  News includes: IDW opens TV division, Kate Beaton brings her Fat Pony to Scholastic, Captain Marvel to relaunch, Dark Horse to relaunch Aliens and Predators comics, and a competition is open to couples whom want a Whovian wedding. As always, listener feedback, Top 3 and more. Leave your iTunes comments! 5 stars and nothing but love!

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Direct download: CNI503.mp3
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 2:19am EDT

Episode 502: NYCC Recap with Ben Templesmith/Kelly Sue DeConnick/John Layman/Emma Vieceli and more!

Reviews: Afterlife with Archie #1

New York Comic Con is over and it's time for the big CNI recap! Jimmy is joined in studio by Emma Vieceli and they chat about the good and bad, the mood and the sad, and the food and the...uh...glad! Jimmy got SO many interviews over the weekend and you're going to hear quite a few in this episode from the likes of Ben Templesmith (Tome), Kelly Sue DeConnick (Captain Marvel), John Layman (Detective Comics), Vito Delsante (Eternal Kick), David Bass (WildStarMMORPG), Jay Nolte (The Zombie Office), Adam Withers/Comfort Love (Rainbow in the Dark), and Shawn Curran/George Sanders. News includes: DC Comics is bringing back Tiny Titans and Stephanie Brown, Marvel Comics is bringing back Miracle Man and launching a new Silver Surfer series, Priest and Bright are returning to Quantum and Woody, Archie Comics announces Farewell Betty and Veronica series, and Darwyn Cooke will illustrate some prose Parker novels. As always, listener feedback, Top 3 and more. Leave your iTunes comments! 5 stars and nothing but love!                                                                                                                        

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Direct download: CNI502.mp3
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 4:52pm EDT

Episode 501 - Post 500/Pre-NYCC!

Reviews: Bushido #1, Captain America: Living Legend #1, Grindhouse: Doors Open At Midnight #1, Hinterkind #1

It's the small but mighty pre-NYCC recording! Jimmy does a quickie (and late) solo episode to bring you some of the goodness that CNI will be bringing to NYCC. Sorry it's a little late but there is SO much to do for NYCC. Jimmy thanks everyone for coming to 500 last week and encourages you all to listen if you haven't. Producer Joe will edit in various phone calls of congratulations as well. Plans for NYCC include signings with Kevin Maguire, Kelly Sue DeConnick, Becky Cloonan, Emma Vieceli, Michelle Mozes and more. The annual fundraising raffle will have amazing prizes as always.  Jimmy will be madly dashing off to various press rooms for such shows as Bob's Burgers, Archer, Black Sails, Outlander, Lost Girl and more. Plus, plenty of interviews at the CNI table. Come see us at Table AA3 in the Podcast Arena located in Artist Alley (in Javits North). As always, listener feedback, Top 3 and more. Leave your iTunes comments! 5 stars and nothing but love!

Direct download: CNI501.mp3
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 7:17pm EDT

Episode 500: The Almost Musical! Michael Emerson/Carrie Preston/Veronica Taylor/Kevin Maguire/ChrisCross/Rafael Kayanan/Simon Fraser/Michelle Mozes/Qui Nguyen/Heidi MacDonald

Reviews: The Other Dead #1, The Powerpuff Girls #1, Rat Queens #1, Sex Criminals #1

It's the epic 500th episode recording and we do it live with an audience at The Hourglass Tavern (373 w. 46th St.) in New York City! We've sang for years and have teased a musical since 2005...and this will be the closest you'll get. Many a musical number and so many special guests! Michael Emerson (Person of Interest, Lost), Carrie Preston (True Blood, The Good Wife), Veronica Taylor (Pokemon), Kevin Maguire (Justice League), ChrisCross (Bloodshot, Katana), Rafael Kayanan (NCIS: LA, Conan), Simon Fraser (Nikolai Dante), Michelle Mozes (Blue Streak), Qui Nguyen (Vampire Cowboys Theatre Co.), and Heidi MacDonald (The Beat). News includes: lightsabers are going to be real, Marvel teases many new titles to be announced at NYCC, DC based TV shows Gotham andConstantine are on the way and Dynamite Entertainment launches toys/games line. The CNI chorus (Patrick Garrigan, Salli Garrigan, Amy Wolk, Kristen French and Erick Pinnick) opens the show with a rocking tune. Jimmy and Kristen sing a duet as Ben Affleck and Jennifer Garner, a special voice mail from Avengers 2, and Jimmy almost spoils Breaking Bad in song. Many thanks to the rotating co-hosts Erica Schultz (the Podcast Wife), Emily Edwards and Kristin Garay. Of course, none of this would be possible without Producer Joe Gonzalez running everything. As always, listener feedback, Top 3 and more. Leave your iTunes comments! 5 stars and nothing but love!

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Direct download: CNI500.mp3
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 9:56am EDT