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The History of Bad Ideas Podcast

Jeff, Blake and Jason are your podcast hosts discussing everything from comics to movies to television shows (Walking Dead, Community) and all things geek and pop culture related!
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Jeff, Jason and Blake are your podcast hosts discussing everything from comics to movies to television shows and all things pop culture and geek related!

Sep 27, 2016

The HOBI Gang went to the 2016 Cincinnati Comic Expo and brought back some great insight and interviews!  The guys talk to Travis McIntire from Source Point Press as he gives insight into running a comic publishing company and all things horror!  Jason also gets the chance to sit down and talk My Little Pony, Deadpool and Dead Duck and Zombie Chick with the great artist, Jay Fosgitt!  The guys interview makeup artist and Face Off competitor Ben Peter as he discusses what it took to break into the business and what really happens on the Sy Fy show.  Finally Jeff and the Ditt-man sit down and talk to Big Dev from Snake Oil Comics and finally find out why he hates driving to Cincinnati and what is going on north of the border, in Michigan!  Join us for a special Comic Expo episode!  This episode sponsored by Cincinnati Comic Expo!

Sep 21, 2016

The HOBI Gang is getting ready for a weekend at Cincinnati Comic Expo but before they do, they get excited for the newest episode of Gotham, Fear the Walking Dead and even NCIS, well not the last one.  The guys make a commercial for Bruce Wayne Cologne, still rip on Point Break and are freaked out by the new Fifty Shades trailer! Blake is worried about the a little girl playing with Bigfoot while Jason feels he is nothing more than the Giving Tree! Blake wonders why Aggressive Comix is in his Facebook Feed while the gang lists their Top 5 Least Favorite Star Wars Characters Not Named Jar Jar!  This episode is sponsored by the Cincinnati Comic Expo!

Sep 14, 2016

The HOBI Gang is joined by Sean and Ian from the Pittsburgh Nerd Podcast and hijinks and some rivalry ensues!  The guys talk their love/hate for the Bengals and Steelers, Jason becomes best friends with his former enemy Ian and Blake suffers as a Browns fan after the first week of the season.  The gang debate why Ben-Hur was remade, Sean welcomes Geoff Johns to the DC Film Universe and Ian wonders when Regina Hall will move out from Morris Chestnut's shadow!  The guys list their Top 5 Favorite Sports Rivalries and they all agree not to play quaterback for the Browns! This episode is sponsored by the Cincinnati Comic Expo!

Sep 7, 2016

The HOBI Gang welcomes author Jeff Morris, aka Scab Jeff, back into the BOB Studios to autograph his book for contest award winner Jordan!  Jason defends the Angry Birds film before dying of dysentery in the Oregon Trail Card Game while Blake makes the 40 Going on 14 crew feel awkward!  The guys try out their Dutch accents to much success, try to understand how to say now to $150 million for two films and realize Mel Gibson was never missed by society.  The gang try to talk Top 5 Worst Decisions in Film but it always comes back to hash browns!  Episode sponsored by the Cincinnati Comic Expo!

Aug 31, 2016

The HOBI Gang is flying with just themselves this week as no guest is in the BOB Studios!  The guys discuss Kevin Owens winning on WWE Raw, the sad passing of Gene Wilder and Blake is guesting on 40 Going on 14!  Blake is also honored at the Cincinnati Reds game, Jeff tries finds One Good Thing about Gigli but not so much with Nic Cage and Jason confuses Jackie Gleason and Jackie Mason!  The guys list their Top 5 Favorite Gene Wilder films and announce the winner of the Jeff Morris book giveaway!  This episode is sponsored by the Cincinnati Comic Expo! 

Aug 24, 2016

The HOBI Gang welcomes the Ditt-man back into the studio to talk not seeing Jason Bourne, Anna Kendrick as Squirrel Girl, and if Darth Vader is the most beloved villain of all time!  The guys debate the loving of Wolverine while Jason tries unsuccessfully to rebound from his last awful Draft Day by drafting a new cast of the Wonder Years!  The Ditt-man tries to understand dating apps while Blake and Jeff attempt to understand the appeal of Chewbacca Mom.  The guys debate what a mammal is and list their Top 5 Coolest Weapons from Television and Film!  This episode is sponsored by the Cincinnati Comic Expo and a promo from 365 Flicks Podcast!

Aug 17, 2016

The HOBI Gang welcomes film critic and author Jeff Morris, aka Scab Jeff, back into the BOB Studios to talk the Olympics ending, never having enough pretzels and the horrible idea of remaking Dirty Rotten Scoundrels! Morris tries to get Blake into Black Mirror, Jason is intrigued by Bad Moms and Jeff invents a very Smurf-like language with his name. The guys have a new contest for their listeners and Jeff hates tomatoes in this week's Top Five Actors People Love But We Can't Stand!  Episode sponsored by the Cincinnati Comic Expo!

Aug 10, 2016

The HOBI Gang welcomes Andrew Satterfield, founder of the Cincinnati Comic Expo, into the BOB Studios to talk all the in's and outs of running a convention!  Blake returns from GenCon 2016 and is upset by the lack of Dungeons and Dragons presence but Jason hopes a visit from Marlon Wayans would help Blake feel better. Jeff and Andrew can't agree on their taste in films, Blake falls in love with women's volleyball and the guys debate the quality of Suicide Squad!  The gang talk their Top 5 Comedy Films since 2000 and struggle for a bad idea! Check out the Cincinnati Comice Expo at http://cincinnaticomicexpo.com

Aug 2, 2016

The HOBI Gang may not have a guest this week but that doesn't stop them from their excitement for the Preacher season finale, Stranger Things or Oregon Trail!  The guys are ready for Suicide Squad to be released and Jason is giddy about a new Rocketeer film while Blake wonders how Jeff and Jason can't understand that Ab Fab is not Sex in the City, the England years.  The guys try their best attempt at re-drafting the classic Heathers film and Jason feels he may actually win a Draft Day!  The gang has a preemptive Box Office Bust in the form of Ben-Hur and close out the show with a Top 5 Films We Don't Want Remade! 

Jul 27, 2016

The HOBI Gang welcomes Number 1 Fan Doug back into the studio to discuss everything from San Diego Comic Con!  The guys talk the new trailers for Justice League, Kong: Skull Island, and Wonder Woman and get really excited about Mystery Science Theater 3000 coming to Netflix!  Blake questions Jeff's manhood, again, while Jason can't keep his Biblical names straight while Doug dishes on all the Disney news you can want.  The guys finally get around to discussing 10 Cloverfield Lane, only 5 weeks late, and they list their Top 5 Cartoons They Want Remade! 

Jul 19, 2016

The HOBI Gang is all back together again!  Jeff saw Ghostbusters and didn't actually hate it, Jason became old and watched The Intern and Blake is terrified of Helen Keller!  The guys try to figure out a film about giants that wasn't horrible while Jason gets giddy over the WWE Draft and Blake is equally giddy about the Absolutely Fabulous film.  The gang try to figure out the appeal of Madea and steal a Top 5 from Dark Angels and Pretty Freaks by listing movies they want as television series! 

Jul 11, 2016

It's a very special episode of HOBI as Jason invites Graphic Novice host, Nickel, into the BOB Studios to talk everything geeky including the never-ending world building in Preacher, the demons of Outcast and why the Secret Life of Pets is a wonderful date movie for Canadians! Nickel tries to catch Jason up on what's happening in comic books but even he is confused why Iron Man is a child now and the guys guess the box office for Ghostbusters.  The guys don't have a Top 5 but they do give preliminary reviews of all the upcoming summer films and even have time for a Bad Idea of the Week!

Jul 6, 2016

While Jason is away, Jeff and Blake welcome Dr. Bednar and the Female Perspective to the show to talk about that which is Game of Thrones. The gang answer GoT flavored listener feedback, discuss the recent season of the hit show, and look ahead as to what to expect for the future as the story starts to wrap up. Blake explains why we should avoid seeing 'Dragon Blade' which only enhances everyone else's desire to experience the film. So join HOBI as we take a trip through the magical world of Westeros.

Jun 28, 2016

The HOBI Gang are in the BOB Studios and talking the season finale of Game of Thrones, what show is really the "fakest" on television and steal some Listener Feedback from Graphic Novice!  The guys talk the failure that is Independence Day: Resurgence, give Emperor Palpatine a girlfriend and even deliver some Dungeons and Dragon news, much to Jason's dismay.  The gang try to figure out if Jeff Goldblum has any stock left in Hollywood and list the Top 5 Most Evil Villains from Film!

Jun 22, 2016

The HOBI Gang welcomes Number 1 Fan and John Goodman impersonator Doug back into the Bob Studios to talk the Cavaliers winning a championship (finally!), the latest WWE pay per view and Jeff visiting the Origins gaming convention!  The guys wonder how Shrek saves Christmas, why the devil is arriving in the Defenders, and Blake gets frustrated with an emoji movie!  In big HOBI news, Chris Pratt News returns and the guys debate their Top 5 Favorite Fictional Cars and Doug ends the episode with the worst bad idea ever!

Jun 14, 2016

The HOBI Gang gets back to basics and laziness with no guest this week but that just means more shenanigans involving Norman Reedus in Ghost Rider 2, a sequel to God and even some story time with Blake! The guys try to draft a new Preacher cast, determine if enough source material is available for a sequel to The Passion of the Christ and debate why some film sequels are getting made, looking at you Mechanic! The guys talk the excitement for upcoming video games shown at E3 and even try to put a happy face on the Warcraft film!  The gang steal their Top 5 from the 365 Flicks chaps by listing their Top 5 Favorite Actors Who Have Been In Every Movie and the listing feels like deja vu all over again!

Jun 8, 2016

The HOBI Gang is all about Listener Feedback this week as Number 1 Fan Doug stops back into the studio!  The guys mourn Muhammad Ali and Kimbo Slice and try to figure out why Brock Lesnar is getting back into the UFC ring!  The gang debates Chris Evans yumminess factor while Blake obsesses over Doug's hand size, Preacher and ice cream in Wayward Pines as Jeff worries about the Warcraft film.  Jason tries to up the game on impressions over Doug while Jeff questions if any blockbuster films are left for the summer.  The HOBI Gang wraps up the extra long but extra good episode with the Top 5 Most Frustrating Games and a special bad idea!

May 31, 2016

The HOBI Gang welcomes film critic and author Scab Jeff back into the studio to talk X-Men: Apocalypse, catching up on Prison Break and Arrow season finale!  Scab Jeff gets into a heated discussion on how Scab Jeff likes Batman v. Superman more than Captain America: Civil War while Blake has Story Time with the Beatles!  The guys discuss the disappointment in Sam Mendes not returning to the Bond franchise and Jason freaks everyone out with photos from creepy television shows that never aired.  The guys list their Top 5 Favorite Film Comedies Before 1980 and for the above 60 year old crowd, lots of Harlem Globetrotters facts!

May 24, 2016

It's a podcast episode two years in the making as the HOBI crew is joined by Neil from the podcast Dark Angels and Pretty Freaks! The guys learn how Neil survives the harsh Napa Valley weather, hint wears a jacket, his uncomfortable sleeping arrangements at Henno's apartment and gets drunk with a box of wine.  The gang talks Fear the Walking Dead finale along with the amazing premiere of Preacher while Jeff and Blake gush over the latest Game of Thrones episode!  The guys talk their Top 5 Classic Films They Have Never Seen and Neil learns more about apes and monkeys than he wants to!

May 17, 2016

The HOBI Gang is all back together again and welcomes musician Dr. Bednar into the studio!  The guys interview Hollywood director/producer Jason Brown about working on Avatar, the television show Stalker and even on Last Week Tonight! Brown discusses who the best person to work with in Hollywood and why director Kevin Smith is vastly under-appreciated! The guys also talk the latest television Upfronts presentations and how the Muppets were screwed out of a second season!  Jason gets excited about Wayward Pines Season 2, much to Blake's dismay and Jeff discusses the drama of Castle.  The guys also debate the Top 5 Film Endings They Would Change if they could!

May 10, 2016

The BOB Studio is extra lonely this week as only Jeff and Jason are on the air but that doesn't mean it's quiet! The guys discuss Captain America: Civil War with only minor spoilers (we give fair warning!), debate which Superman actor would win in a battle and debate which of the 34 villains in the 1960's Batman show was the best!  Jeff tries to defend Zack Snyder while Jason half heartedly defends the Ghostbusters trailer.  The guys debate their Top 5 Favorite Marvel Film Characters and determine remaking the Jungle Book again is not a good idea!

May 4, 2016

The HOBI Crew welcomes, on short notice, Number 1 Fan Doug back into the studio to discuss Captain America: Civil War's future box office gross, the crashing of Ratchet and Clank and Jennifer Aniston in Labor Day! Jeff is crowned the king of impressions while Doug tries to determine how Aquaman could go "darker" and Jason gets more anguish from Worsley fans.  HOBI learns not to start a celebrity feud with Jonathan Lipnicki and the guys debate the Top 5 1990's Comedic Films! 

Apr 27, 2016

The HOBI Gang is without a guest this week but that just means more rants about Game of Thrones, the Flash never being the fastest man alive and time traveling with the X-Men!  The guys get depressed over all the celebrity deaths but nothing like the struggles of Worsley to get the boys back on track.  The gang debates the proper technique for a luffa and wonder what it will take for Arthur Curry to actually sound like a superhero.  The guys discuss their Top 5 Favorite Current Television Shows and Jeff explains the techniques of selling unwanted toys!

Apr 20, 2016

The HOBI Gang welcomes musician to the podcast, Dr. Bednar into the studio! The guys talk the controversy over Boaty McBoatface and if Worsley the explorer is worthy of a boat title, the much better episode of Fear the Walking Dead and Blake gives love to Andrew Dice Clay's new show!  Jeff defines how X-Men are uncanny while the guys try a Go Fund Me campaign to get a star on the Walk of Fame!  In a special segment, Dr. Bednar, Blake and Jeff discuss the upcoming Game of Thrones season and debate the Top Five most talented cast members of Saturday Night Live!

Apr 13, 2016

The fans demanded it so the fans got it!  The HOBI Gang welcomes Number 1 Fan Doug is in the studio for the first ever fan interaction episode!  The guys talk everything the fans voted for this week on Twitter!  The gang talk the amazing Rogue One trailer and the joys of Disney owning Star Wars! Jason announces the winner of his impression contest and guess what, he's British!  Jeff discusses the anatomy of an Amazonian, Blake is curious by the rules of the road and everyone can agree that this week's fan picked film for Plotlines is just wrong.  The guys pick their Top 5 film franchises that have seen better days and almost forget a bad idea!

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