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Cigar Nerds Podcast: 2nd Favorite Crocodile Hunter

Cigar Nerds Podcast: 2nd Favorite Crocodile Hunter. Welcome to episode 200, we did it. Ok this is going to be a weird one. We wanted to do a reptile related show to honor the passing of local animal conservationist and singer Okefenokee Joe, and the only thing we could come

Flopcast 559 Lobster Man at Arisia

Flopcast 559: Arisia 2023 – Let Them Eat Ants

Flopcast episode 559! We are back from Arisia, Boston’s annual convention of science fiction, fantasy, and general geekery. So here’s our full report, including Kevin’s comic book panels (on comic book memoirs and the history of Image Comics), the Mayor of Chickentown’s Age and Fandom panel, and our pal Kevin

Flopcast 558 Drakes Cakes duck

Flopcast 558: Stay Put, Mr. Chicken Man

This weekend we are at Arisia, one of our favorite local fantasy and science fiction conventions. If you drop everything and run screaming towards Boston RIGHT NOW, you may be able to catch Kevin moderating a panel about Image Comics. (Bring your mint condition CGC-slabbed Walking Dead #1. We’ll sign

Cigar Nerds Podcast: Blood Origin

Cigar Nerds Podcast: Blood Origin. This week the Ginger Avenger is back and we are talking about The Witcher Blood Origin on Netflix. Netflix’s prequal origin for monsters witchers and humans. In science we discuss how a turd took down a submarine, hologram phones, Jack the Ripper walking stick, and

Flopcast 557 Wally Cleaver

Flopcast 557: Memorial Show Part 2 – Remember My Name

Flopcast episode 557! Let’s wrap up our annual two-part memorial show, because we just can’t take it anymore. This week’s list includes: a couple of animation legends (Jules Bass and Paul Coker Jr.), a couple more 80s comedy stars (Judy Tenuta and Gallagher), beloved television actors (Nichelle Nichols and Tony

Flopcast 556 Johnny Fever

Flopcast 556: Memorial Show Part 1 – No Time-Traveling Dead People

Flopcast episode 556! Our annual two-part memorial show begins here, as we recall the pop culture legends we lost in the first half of 2022. Including: actors (Sidney Poitier, Sally Kellerman, William Hurt, Ray Liotta), musicians (Ronnie Spector, Meat Loaf, Vangelis), comedians (Bob Saget, Louie Anderson, Gilbert Gottfried), artists (Neal

Flopcast 555 Santa with Ms Pac-Man and Pac-Man

Flopcast 555: Cheers and Chickens

Last show of the year! So it’s a quick one, as we look back on another goofy year of Flopcasting, including our 2022 Flopcast guests (all four of them), our strict cupcake and lobster roll diet program, and our ongoing obsession with Canadian PSAs. Plus: Happy Birthday to Ted Danson!

Flopcast 554 Albert and Father Mouse

Flopcast 554: Santa is a Jerk – Our Holiday Crossover Spectacular

Flopcast episode 554! Lots of weird holiday mirth and/or merriment this week! First we celebrate National Hard Candy Day with a True Tale of Ribbon Candy. Then Kornflake’s annual pilgrimage to the Trap Tree yields startling results. Kornflake also has a new favorite holiday special, and of course the star

Cigar Nerds Podcast: Violent Night

Cigar Nerds Podcast: Violent Night. Merry Christmas you filthy animals! This week we review a surprisingly heart felt Christmas action movie. If you mix Die Hard and Home Alone and replace John McClane with Santa Clause you get Violent Night and it works. In Science we discuss Police Murder Bots,

Flopcast 553 Professor Hinkle and Frosty

Flopcast 553: Alive As We Could Be

Flopcast episode 553! It’s no secret that we’re obsessed with holiday cartoons, and this week we’re diving into Frosty the Snowman and its sequels. Everyone knows the 1969 Rankin/Bass original, in which Frosty and Karen hitch a train to the North Pole so Frosty can melt away while Karen freezes to death.

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