Friday, June 3, 2016

Our newest show... available at our new site! Go to to hear our interview with Sam Humphries and our review of Avengers AI!

Tuesday, May 24, 2016

145: The Checklist

Tick all the boxes this week with us as we get a few things done around the show; we've got news, Game of Thrones talk, a review of AMC's Preacher, a review of Beyonce's FOUNDATION Tour, and some ill-considered social commentary concerning race and Kimmy Schmidt! BEYONCE!

Friday, May 20, 2016

144: Let's Be Frank

We go back to the war this week for Comic Book Club as we talk The Punisher: Circle of Blood *with* an interview with Circle of Blood author Steven Grant! Plus, news of the geek AND we let fly on what's really behind all this Ghostbusters hate. Lock and load and get this show! #realtalk
We ain't afraid of no movie!

Monday, May 16, 2016

143: Summer (Movie) Nights

We show off, splashin' around this week as we take you on a greased lightnin' tour of the big summer movie releases! Plus, we say goodbye to legendary artist Darwyn Cooke and we have a few things to say about Rat Queens! We're the one that you want!
Ooh ooh ooooh!

Friday, May 13, 2016

142: Cuttin' the Fat

In the immortal words of Jules Winnfield, "Some pilots get picked and become television programs. Some don't, become nothing." On this show, we mourn the brave shows that will never see the light of day, as cruel networks wield their scythes of "No-go". Plus, our ECCC interview with artist Mikeatron *AND* our review of MICE TEMPLAR in Comic Book Club!
One batch, two batch, penny and click

Wednesday, May 11, 2016

141: The Spoilers of (Civil) War

It's finally here! Yes, Captain America: Civil War...but also our no-holds-barred spoilerific review of Marvel's latest Dagwood sandwich of a comic book movie! Join us as we talk what works, what doesn't, the state of the Cap/Bucky/Falcon friend triangle, and we give our definitive ratings of all 13 Marvel films to date! Plus, an exclusive preview presentation of our newest show on the Just Enough Trope network, Enterprising Individuals, a Star Trek discussion podcast! All this and Spider-Man, too!

Saturday, May 7, 2016

140: The Fault of Russos

War may be terrible but Marvel movies are sweet as the awesome Captain America: Civil War is upon us! Tune in for a spoiler-free rundown of the epic film and a Cherry News Blast(tm) of related stories. And if that somehow wasn't enough, we review Brubaker and Epting's CAPTAIN AMERICA: THE WINTER SOLDIER in Comic Book Club! Plus, we talk to Bryan JL Glass of MICE TEMPLAR and FURIOUS! We could do this all day!
The show is huge! (sorry)

Monday, May 2, 2016

139: Sleep Deprivation Experiment #47

It's a race to the bottom this week as two exhausted yahoos try to stare down an unholy trinity: SICARIO, SPECTRE and KEANU! And as if that wasn't enough, add Frank Cho, Jack Ryan, TV and movie rumors, and Taylor Swift to the mix! Welcome to Just Enough Trope! Hope you surviZZZZZZZZZZZZ
still becky

Friday, April 29, 2016

138: No It's Bey, Key(s)

We've really done it this time as we deliver a Double Stuffed(tm) show that dares to ask: why is everyone so crazy about lemonade all of a sudden? Listen to find out if we ever get anywhere on that. Plus, we talk gay Star Wars characters in the news, Mika brings a review of LIZA, THE FOX FAIRY, we read LOCKE AND KEY for Comic Book Club *AND* we play our ECCC interview with artist Tamra Bonvillain! Be our boo!
no its becky

Tuesday, April 26, 2016

137: Avengers For at Least a Few Years

Get your story straight with us this week as we talk to legendary comics writer Kurt Busiek about continuity, diversity, and how much he actually got paid to resurrect Jean Grey! Plus, we talk the news of the geek world, we review the season opener of Game of Thrones *AND* we announce a new show coming soon to the JET network! JETwork? Did we mention Kurt Busiek? GET THIS SHOW
I think we're gonna go with 'JETwork'...

Friday, April 22, 2016

136: The Year the Music Died

Death's holiday is over and he's back, hustlin' like the Blob in a pie-eating contest, so we're saying goodbye this week to the Purple One, Joey Coco, the Artist himself, Prince. Plus, once we're cleaned up and presentable, we hit THEY'RE NOT LIKE US in Comic Book Club, recoil in horror at Hollywood whitewashing in a Big Issues segment *AND* finally get our wishes granted when we talk to Jay and Miles (of X-Plain the X-Men) in the Emerald City!

Seriously, Death...take some personal time or something. You've done plenty.

Monday, April 18, 2016

135: Liam Nee-show!

It's Erin Go BLAM this week as we review the lesser-known works of heartthrob grandpa, Liam Neeson! Hold up,'s his icky kissy movies, not the fun, daughter-kidnapping stuff. Plus, the return of Casting News(tm), hot comic talk, the trailer for Nell 2, and our ECCC interviews with Matt Wilson and Jamie McKelvie of THE WICKED + THE DIVINE! Ressa me, chickabee!
I would watch Nell 2...

Friday, April 15, 2016

134: The Mage-tricks Reloaded

Spot the fnords with us this week as we recap 2016's Emerald City Comic Con and present interviews with a trio of amazing creators: Camilla d'Errico, Comfort and Adam, and Mitch Gerads! Plus, news of the geek world *AND* we frolic with the Machine Elves as we read Grant Morrison's THE INVISIBLES for Comic Book Club! --BARBELITH--

Tuesday, April 12, 2016

ECCC 2016 Day 4(on the floor)

Come hear two shells of former humans croak on about Day 4 of ECCC until they fell asleep on-mic. It's our last day of individual coverage of the con and we talk Civil War II, speculate on Rogue One, reveal our thoughts on the new Suicide Squad trailer, and go on forever about the amazing creators we interviewed at the con! Plus, a Geek on the Street segment where we take the temperature of con-goers re: Captain America vs. Iron Man! Hint: not looking good for Tony.

Like, a total landslide...

Monday, April 11, 2016

ECCC 2016 Day 3(.14)

Our brains are nearly full to the brim with nerd juice and so is this show as we look back at Day 3 of Emerald City Comic Con! We talk PBS's Doctor Who offering in the 80's, changes in the con this year and next, art by the amazing Camilla d'Errico, Kal's mental map of the seedier side of the con *AND* we interview Pia Guerra of Y: THE LAST MAN! If you only listen to one show about the Saturday of ECCC 2016 hosted by us, MAKE IT THIS ONE!
To sleep, perchance to dream of feet that don't hurt...

Saturday, April 9, 2016

ECCC 2016 Day 2(NOT 1)

We are back for our first day of Emerald City Comic Con 2016! Listen in as we talk naked pedestrians, salty bus drivers, and Hard Wok! Oh, *AND* news from the show floor, merch reviews, a whole mess of cosplay, and interviews with some of the hottest talent comics has to offer. On this show, we speak with rising talent and SCHOOL SPIRIT artist Arielle Jovellanos! Get this show in your head!

Friday, April 8, 2016

ECCC 2016 Day 0(?)

What day is it even...we have no idea. As Emerald City Comic Con opens in Seattle, Image pulls of the heist of the century by kickstarting con a day early with Image Expo! We talk the announcements from that, run down a bit of the week's news, review Black Panther #1 (hot from the shelves!), and we let you know where we'll be this weekend at ECCC! PLUS, another installment of Comic Book Club where we gawp in awe at Kurt Busiek and Alex Ross's Marvels!
What exactly *is* up with Geoff Johns?

Wednesday, April 6, 2016

Emerald City Comic Con 2016!

Stress can be fun and powdered teeth taste amazing! That's what we're telling ourselves this week as we get ready for Emerald City Comic Con. We'll be at the show, which runs April 7-10, bringing you news and updates from the show floor, plus coverage of post-show parties and events, pictures and video, reviews of merch, and your little dog, too!

Here's some links to our social media outlets, in case you forgot. Follow us for updates from the show!

Also at the show, we have been humbled by getting the chance to talk to some of the comic industry's hottest new talents and its influential legends. Here's who we're interviewing at the show:

Vanesa R. Del Rey
Comfort Love and Adam Withers
Sam Humphries
Ben Templesmith
Aaron McConnell
Mike McGhee
Corin Howell
Sanford Greene
Kyle Strahm
Tamra Bonvillain
Steve Lieber
Ed Brisson
Jen Wang
Pia Guerra
Arielle Jovellanos
Bryan JL Glass
Matt Wilson
Jamie McKelvie
Jim Mahfood
Chrissie Zullo
Curt Pires
Kurt Busiek
Kevin Wada
Mitch Gerads
Faith Erin Hicks
Camilla d'Errico
Jay and Miles from XPlain the X-Men!

Clearly, someone has made a mistake and that mistake will be rectified when we are thrown, bodily, out of the con and onto Interstate 5, but until then! We will be bringing you stimulating and entertaining talk from these amazing people.

So click those links above, check out our Patreon page to increase our chances of getting home, and take this journey with us to the Emerald City!

Keep the geek fires burning!

Monday, April 4, 2016

133: The Manly Marvel Marching Society

Grab a plate and a slice of beefcake this week as we talk the Mighty Men of Marvel, BvS (again), a new Dungeons and Dragons film, and the new home release of Assassin's Creed: Dunsinane! I mean, Macbeth! Plus, we play Con Bingo *AND* a HUGE announcement about next weekend's ECCC! #swollfie #legday #SpotMeBro
Miles is pretty young...we try not to sexualize him.

Friday, April 1, 2016

132: They Shoot Waynes, Don't They?

Man, they just keep killing those Waynes, huh? This week we bring you a rumination on the oft repeated depiction of the deaths of Gotham's greatest couple. Plus, we've got news of Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2, Suicide Squad, the Alison Rapp/Nintendo flap, *AND* we hunt down Elektra: Assassin for Comic Book Club! Be ours, body and soul!
Get on board before we head to ECCC!

Tuesday, March 29, 2016

131: This 70's Show Part 2

Oops, we did it again. It's another double-sized episode of Just Enough Trope, split helpfully into two parts for your enjoyment. Part One is our no-holds-barred look into the modern masterpiece of our time, Batman V Superman: Dawn of Justice. Part Two is our examination of the end of an era, the late 70's music scene as depicted in the films The Last Waltz, Velvet Goldmine, and the new HBO show Vinyl. Righteous!

131: This 70's Show Part 1

Oops, we did it again. It's another double-sized episode of Just Enough Trope, split helpfully into two parts for your enjoyment. Part One is our no-holds-barred look into the modern masterpiece of our time, Batman V Superman: Dawn of Justice. Part Two is our examination of the end of an era, the late 70's music scene as depicted in the films The Last Waltz, Velvet Goldmine, and the new HBO show Vinyl. Righteous!

Friday, March 25, 2016

130: No Flipping

JET is BACK this week with a double-sized episode bursting with nerdy fruit flavor, including news, a review of Netflix's Daredevil Season 2, and we read the New Mutants: Demon Bear Saga for Comic Book Club! Plus we say goodbye to the unforgettable Garry Shandling. Hey now!
Sam Guthrie is Teenage Hayseed Scott Summers

Friday, March 18, 2016

129: A Match Made in Haven

Start preppin' with us this week as we cover Ed Brisson and Jonnie Christmas's SHELTERED for Comic Book Club! Plus, we announce more guests for ECCC *AND* we talk Black Panther, Young Justice, and the Main Man, Lobo! This ain't your daddy's podcast, fanboy!
A tistich, a tastich, here's the link, ya...

Tuesday, March 15, 2016

128: Night Managed

Hiddle your Ston this week as we review The Night Manager starring Tom Hiddleston! Plus, we shout out to Jay and Miles X-Plain the X-Men for their 100th episode, talk Great Minds and Almost Human, run down the folks we'll talk to at ECCC *AND* we interview Tony Leitner of Level Up Games! Hug your Nice Guy Grandpa today!
Who wants a Werther's Original?

Friday, March 11, 2016

127: Adult Underoos

We try to hold it in this week as we talk SPIDER-MAN IN CIVIL WAR!!! Plus, we review the documentary Atari: Game Over, we cover All-Star Superman in this week's Comic Book Club *AND* we let you know who we're talking to when we hit this year's ECCC! UNDEROOS!
How many "r"s are there in arrogant?

Monday, March 7, 2016


We're ready for your judgment this week as we again Slowly Jazz(tm) the news, with stories about the Sandman, Ghost in the Shell, Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2, Joss Whedon returning to Marvel, Big Hero 6 and more! Plus, Kal pitches a Steranko-infused young Nick Fury 60's SHIELD show, Mika throws more of that hot shade on Margot Robbie, *AND* we talk with Jason and Greg of Dreamers Vault Games!
Court is in session!

Friday, March 4, 2016

125: Who Criticizes the Critics?

CHALLENGE ACCEPTED. It's a hot show of spitting fire this week as we critique the criticism of a critic of critics, Gods of Egypt's Alex Proyas! Plus, we head back to The Expanse, talk Anomalisa and Iron Fist, check out the new Ghostbusters trailer *AND* we give you "Moore" when we do Strangers in Paradise for Comic Book Club!

Tuesday, March 1, 2016

124: Robot Boobies

Sidle up to us this week as we Slowly Jazz(tm) the news and talk Oscars, Timely Comics, Dwayne McDuffie, and more! Plus, Kal gives Stephen King the bum's rush, Mika takes the elephant from Darkman, and we talk to Bob Brynildson of The Source and Uncle Sven's Comics! This one has it all!
And if it doesn't, we can order it for you!

Saturday, February 27, 2016

123: If Found, Call Ororo Munroe

Ok, suckers; you've taken your best it's OUR turn! This week for Comic Book Club, we tackle the ultimate X-Men classic, The Dark Phoenix Saga! Establish a psychic rapport with us and tune in to this show!
The first rule of Hellfire Club is NO SHIRTS WHEN FIGHTING

Tuesday, February 23, 2016

Cis Boom Blah: Going for the Joke in Deadpool

Check out this piece I wrote for Twin Cities Geek. It's got Deadpool in it (no, he doesn't talk directly to you).

122: Leek Crispin's!

Blasting forth from the JET news studio, we're back to bring you all the dirt from the world of geek. On this show, we talk both DC Rebirth, Harper and Stan Lee (no relation), Captain America: Civil War and teenage Mulder and Scully. Plus, a review of the new Netflix series Love *and* we talk to Kevin Timm of Captain Jack's Comics! Yeah...teenage Mulder and Scully.
No word on teenage Fluke Man...

Friday, February 19, 2016

121: Amaterasu Hour

Join the Pantheon this week as we judge The Wicked + The Divine! Laugh as Kal says "Amaterasu" wrong 157 times! Jeer as Mika runs the gauntlet of The Mark Waid Superman Quiz! Nod satisfactorily to yourself as we once again talk Deadpool and the Expanse! When people ask if I liked The Faust Act, I say "It was Goethe!"
And when people ask how low I'll stoop for a pun, I say "Marlowe".

Tuesday, February 16, 2016

120: Solid Gold Chimichanga

It's Deadpool's world now; we just live in it...until he kills us. The Merc with the Mouth has taken Hollywood by storm and we're here to sort through the pieces (with a little help from the man himself). Plus, news on Episode VIII, Agent Carter, Kanye West, a review of Lizzo's latest album and show, *AND* an interview with Greg Ketter of DreamHaven Books, Comics and Art. Maximum effort!
Less Slap Chop, more Shake Weighty

Friday, February 12, 2016

119: Beat the Press

This week, we dig into the lyrical vomit of that magical truthsayin' bastard Spider Jerusalem as Comic Book Club does Transmetropolitan! Plus, a look at Outlander season 2 and Kal's review of the upcoming thriller The Witch! I love it here!

Monday, February 8, 2016

118: Crossing the Fine

JET is back with the news of the week, including Alphabet, Supergirl/Flash, Angouleme, and those lovable scamps, the Fine Bros! Plus, Mika has a review of the latest Prairie Home Companion with Chris Thile and Paul Simon *AND* we talk to Bjorn Brosdahl of High-Class Comics! Make sure to check out Blizzard World Minneapolis Comic Con at
We've trademarked the word "link"

Friday, February 5, 2016

117: Spared no Expanse

We go all cyber-future on this show as we gush about SyFy's The Expanse! Plus, X-Men talk, Supergirl and Flash talk AND we double down on cyber-future with Battle Angel Alita in this week's Comic Book Club! Take a listen, copain!
Xetamang tili du xeta!

Sunday, January 31, 2016

116: Eight Arms to Enfold You

Just Enough Trope is back with a news update where we talk Admiral Thrawn, Archie and the gang and *ZOINKS* Hanna Barbera characters! It's a real flashback, man. Mika brings us a harrowing rant about Downton Abbey's climbing body count *AND* we talk to Andrew Troth of Mind's Eye Comics! This is the classiest, most luxurious show of all time!
It's terrific!

Friday, January 29, 2016

115: The Rupert Murdoch Astronaut Barbie Theorem

You just walked down the wrong podcast alley, son! We're back with critical chains and socially aware brass knuckles as we take it to lame angel show Lucifer! Plus, a review of Lego Marvel's Avengers *and* Comic Book Club returns with our read of Marvel's Star Wars! Marvel!
*Traveling through hyperspace without a ship is not recommended 

Show link: marvelmarvelmarvel

Tuesday, January 26, 2016

114: FBI Agent Carter

JET is back with a news update where we talk Night Vale, Blade Runner, Labyrinth, and Doctor Who. Plus, reviews of the return of The X-Files *and* Agent Carter! AND we check out local comic shop Comic Book College in our new segment, Graphic Novelties! What more do you want?!?
The truth is through here!

Friday, January 22, 2016

113: Iffy Cakes

We're back and...mostly confident as we talk about Warren Ellis's TREES! Plus, Suicide Squad, Wonder Woman, X-Men: Apocalypse and all kinds of nerd chatter! Speak your mind, Red 2!

Stay in there, Wedge! You're doing great!

Tuesday, January 19, 2016

The Worst Idea of All Time Podcast

Hey! I wrote a review of the Worst Idea of All Time podcast. It lives up to its name...those poor, poor men. Hilarious and bone-chilling.  Check out the article here and look up Guy and Tim's podcast on iTunes.

Live every moment!

Monday, January 18, 2016

112: Head Cannon

JET News is back with all the stories from 'round the Nerdsphere. This week, we cover Star Wars news, new Netflix shows and Twitter character limits! Plus, a review of Sky Atlantic's Fortitude *and* a review of the Cannon Films documentary, Electric Boogaloo! Tonight we're gonna rock this place!
Shake it to the ground now!

Friday, January 15, 2016

111: Bowie's in Space

We join the choir of Afronauts this week as we sing the praises of the dearly departed Thin White Duke. Plus, we're totally raiding the cupboards in Potions class and getting hammered. It's been a tough week; chill out with us to some of Bowie's tunes, remember the good times and stick around for a little Golden Globes, Oscars and Razzies talk. Enough Sorrow; Let's dance!
Join the gang and click here!

Sunday, January 10, 2016

110: Down to Abbey

It's another JET News Update as we bring you all the poop from the world of nerd news. Poop is an archaic slang term for news. No? Let's go with scuttlebug then. This week, we talk Angouleme, missing Rey merchandise, geek TV developments, Black Angel and Mika gives us a Flashback Review of Downton Abbey's first two seasons! Time to get dressed for dinner!
The new jacket tonight, I think, Carson...

Friday, January 8, 2016

109: Garbage Day!

Damn, it feels good to be a gangster and it feels REALLY good to take it to a crappy movie! Join us as we do an old-fashioned hatchet job on cinematic stinker Sleeping With Other People! Plus, a little Town Talk and we cover Vertigo Comics' 100% for Comic Book Club! We're giving 110% on this show! Take that, Paul Pope!


Monday, January 4, 2016

108: The JET News Update

It's our new feature: geek news and weather straight from JET Studios! Tune in to get all the dirt on what's happening in your favorite neck of the nerd woods!

On today's show: we talk broke developers, Star Trek: Axanar, George Lucas sticking his foot in his neck and George R Are You Done Yet! Film at 11.

Don't take my nub-nub!

Friday, January 1, 2016

107: The 2016ening!

Minions! Gaze thee on the resplendence that is our 2016 preview show! The shape of things to come? I think so! (quick, someone, trademark that) Join us for a look ahead for what the wise geek can expect in movies, TV and videogames in 2016!
I say thee YAY!