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Live from Chickentown, Kevin and Kornflake sip nasty black coffee and talk about silly & geeky things.

Frequent subjects include: Saturday morning cartoons, Dr. Demento-style funny music, TV and movies of the 1970s and 1980s, comic books, classic video games, and, uh, chickens. (We like chickens.) There’s also lots of convention talk, as we regularly attend DragonCon, MarsCon, and other nerdy gatherings. We’re frightened and confused. Join us!

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Flopcast 442: Amazing

Flopcast episode 442! We lost a hero this week, so this show is our memorial tribute to James Randi. As a magician, The Amazing Randi performed around the world, toured with Alice Cooper, and taught Fonzie an escape trick on Happy Days. (By the way, Happy 75th Birthday to Henry Winkler!)

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Flopcast 441: CBS Saturday Morning 1990 – Dink!

Flopcast episode 441! It’s another cartoon-themed episode, as we continue our look at the Saturday morning TV landscape of 1990. This time we’ve tuned into CBS and found some long-running favorites (Muppet Babies, Garfield and Friends, Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles, Pee Wee’s Playhouse) and a couple of short-lived oddities (Bill and Ted’s Excellent

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Flopcast 440: Frankenflop

Flopcast episode 440! It’s about time for a vaguely Halloween-themed show… so this week we’re just talking about Frankenstein. Mary Shelley’s novel introduced our favorite monster to the world way back in 1818 (which was also the last time we left the house). And 153 years later, the Frankenstein monster

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Flopcast 439: ABC Saturday Morning 1990 – Jordan Sponge

Flopcast episode 439! A few months back, we examined the Saturday morning cartoon schedules of each major TV network from the year 1980. Now we’re jumping ahead by a decade for three more cartoon-themed episodes, starting with ABC’s Saturday morning schedule from the ridiculous year of 1990. How ridiculous was

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Flopcast 438: Crisis on Earth-Hostess

Flopcast episode 438! Inspired by the DragonCon American Sci-Fi Classics Track’s “Hostess Fruit Pie Theater” (don’t ask), we’re looking at those bizarre Hostess comic book ads of the 70s and 80s. It was a time when every Marvel and DC superhero (as well as all the Archie characters, Looney Tunes

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Flopcast 437: All We Can Do Is Flop

Flopcast episode 437! Just a quick simple show this week, as we recombobulate post-DragonCon. (Yeah, we’re even sleepier than usual.) Including: Online movie riffing with The Mads, remembering Tower Records, Fake Jan, Spider-Man and His Amazing Friends, Ricky Schroder in a tuxedo, Kornflake on a trampoline, and Happy Birthday to one

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Flopcast 436: DragonCon 2020 – Very Pro-Cupcake

We seem to have survived the first (and yikes, hopefully the last) online “virtual” version of DragonCon! This year, instead of descending upon downtown Atlanta, we all stayed home, got on the stupid internet, and made it happen. Kevin and the Mayor of Chickentown (as well as lots more ESO

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Flopcast 435: But First, Let’s Talk DragonCon

Flopcast episode 435! It’s DragonCon weekend, and while the convention is virtual this year, we’re not gonna miss hanging out with Martha and Brittany from the podcast But First, Let’s Talk Nerdy! And the Mayor of Chickentown is here too! It’s a party, so get ready for some silly DragonCon

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Flopcast 434: The Road to DragonCon 3 – Brian Blessed’s Beard

Flopcast episode 434! We’re just a few days away from DragonCon! Normally we’d be flying to Atlanta right about now, with our Sleestak costumes carefully stuffed in our carry-on bags. But DragonCon is happening online this year, so just stay home and tune in. (But do still dress like a

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Flopcast 433: The Road to DragonCon 2 – The Good Word About Ice Worms

Flopcast episode 433! As virtual DragonCon approaches, we’re virtually catching up with some of our favorite DragonCon people. And our guest this week is another old friend, coming to you all the way from Tennessee: Strange Animals Podcast host Kate Shaw! Kevin and Kate met through the small press publishing

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Flopcast 432: The Road to DragonCon 1 – Part Time Rock Star

In a normal year, right now we’d be preparing to go to Atlanta for DragonCon, our favorite annual gathering of the geeks. But, as you may have noticed, this is not a normal year. We’re still going to DragonCon, but it’ll be an online virtual convention – just fire up

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Flopcast 431: Hot Robot Talk in the Summer

Flopcast episode 431! Never mind the humans, it’s time for our ninth (!) annual robot-themed Top 4 ½ List. And because this is not a normal summer, we’re combining the robot list with our new quarantine era segment, Trapped in the House. Kevin is supplying the weird robot options, and

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