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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!

Dec 7, 2016

The HOBI Gang ins the BOB Studios and pumped about the Westworld series finale, luke warm on the new NHL franchise and don't care about Rampage the film.  Jason, after much disappointment, begins to love Battlegrounds in Disney Infinity, Blake gets chippy about the content on Serial and Jeff gets angrier than usual about sports announcers!  Blake and Jason are intrigued by the Sons of Anarchy spin-off and Jeff gets even angrier about St. Nick Day!  Jeff and Jason list their Top 5 Favorite Television Sitcoms Since 2011 while Blake does a whole different list! This episode sponsored by the Cincinnati Comic Expo!

Nov 29, 2016

The HOBI Gang welcomes film critic Jeff Morris, aka Scab Jeff, into the studio to discuss all the latest geeky news!  Jason shows no love for Trolls while Blake still hasn't forgotten about the Ab Fab hate from last week and Scab Jeff actually remembers what books he has written!  Jeff and Jason want the Great Indoors to be better but are not holding out hope but they can all agree on the greatness of Westworld.  The guys are tepid for the Vampire Chronicles television series and wrap up the episode by honoring Florence Henderson and talking their Top 5 Favorite Television Moms!  This episode sponsored by the Cincinnati Comic Expo!

Nov 22, 2016

The HOBI Gang welcomes Neil from Dark Angels and Pretty Freaks back into the studio to talk all things that glisten! The guys debate the newest Westworld episode, Neil betrays Bon Jovi in a fight against Ab Fab but does invite him to Thanksgiving! The gang talk season two of Stranger Things while Jason gets excited for Kong: Skull Island and Neil gives an updated weather report. The guys list their Top 5 People They Want To Show Up for Thanksgiving and a listener provides the Bad Idea of the Week!  This episode sponsored by the Cincinnati Comic Expo!

Nov 15, 2016

It's episode 150 for the gang at HOBI that is almost three years in the making! The guys hope Fox gives up on rebooting the X-Men, Blake and Jason question The Walking Dead and Jeff answers another question from his number 1 fan, Nick!  Blake and Jeff are excited that Dungeons and Dragons is finally getting the respect it deserves and the gang is congratulated by their many podcast buddies on not hurting each other after 150 episodes! The guys debate their Top 5 Favorite Sci-Fi Films since 2000 and Jason welcomes our new supreme overlord! This episode is sponsored by the Cincinnati Comic Expo!

Nov 8, 2016

The HOBI Gang is recording on Election Night so that means the studio down the hall is very crowded! The guys give a non-spoiler review of Doctor Strange, Blake isn't sure how to feel about for Dishonored 2 and Jason appreciates the little things in Pitch.  As the world is crumbling before them, the guys catch up on Westworld and, wonder why Cloverfield is continuing and confirm Sony Studios have no idea what they have with Spider-Man!  Jason makes a case for Jar-Jar Binks as a politician while Blake gets caught up on Gotham.  The guys list their Top 5 Favorite Fictional Presidents while Jason sings Hamilton and decide never to record on Election Night again or at least for another four years!  This episode sponsored by the Cincinnati Comic Expo!

Oct 31, 2016

Number One Fan Doug joins the HOBI Gang in the BOB Studios this week for a creepy Halloween episode!  The guys talk the upcoming Dr. Strange film, Jason is cautious about the new Chris Pratt film, Passengers, and the gang debates the most underrated film from the 1990s!  Despite no knowledge of Dr. Who, the guys do their best to Riddle Me This a new cast of Who's the Boss with the Doctor cast, courtesy of Drinking in the Park, and also find time to draft a new Monkees band.  Jason gets too excited about the Nintendo Switch, Jeff wants to see Legion and Doug still doesn't care about Supergirl!  The guys wrap up this spooky episode with their Top 5 Films They Want to See in 2017!  This episode sponsored by the Cincinnati Comic Expo!

Oct 25, 2016

Blake returns from the wilds of Canada and welcomes comic overlord Ken Johnson from Deadmen Ink to discuss his latest Kickstarter book, Corpse Corp!  The guys also debate the latest episode of Westworld and the shocking season premiere of the Walking Dead while Jeff enjoys the Green Room of the BOB Studios! The gang question why Carson Daly is still on television, wonder how Tyler Perry keeps making money from Madea and ask if Tom Hanks can save the world...again.  The guys are actually friendly toward each other as they list their Top 5 Television Shows They Have Watched After They Were Popular!  This episode is sponsored by the Cincinnati Comic Expo!

Oct 19, 2016

The HOBI Gang is feisty and ready to talk all things geeky including European Union Pez, the season finale of Fear the Walking Dead and episode three of Westworld!  Blake shows his devotion to the Egg McMuffin while Jeff wants bears to fight babies and Jason does his best French Italian accent!  Blake is impressed with a one armed motorcyclist while the gang learns to never turn their backs on Jeff.  The guys list their Top 5 Fictional Universes They Want to Live In and Matt from the Passersby Podcast helps with the bad idea of the week!  This episode is sponsored by the Cincinnati Comic Expo!

Oct 11, 2016

The HOBI Gang is all back together as Blake is in the studio! The guys talk the wonderment and many theories of Westworld, debate over the best Halloween themed cereal, and discuss Mona from Who's the Boss!  The gang talk casting Han Solo's wife, the Iron First trailer, and Blake debates on watching Storks.  Jason tries to figure out what Max Steel is while the guys determine why any studio should name a film "The Accountant" and wrap up with their list of Top 5 Songs That Make Them Feel Like A Tough Guy! This episode is sponsored by the Cincinnati Comic Expo!

Oct 3, 2016

The HOBI Gang is back in the studio and Number 1 Fan Doug stops by to welcome the guys back!  The gang talks first impressions of Luke Cage, the finale of Daredevil, and picking between the Phantom Menace and Tomorrowland!  The guys discuss their past weekend at the Cincinnati Comic Expo while Jeff revels in his magnificent beard and Jason confuses more singers during his lifetime.  Doug predicts the box office take for Dr. Strange while Jason and Jeff discuss when the last great film trilogy happened!  The guys rip off each others Top 5 Looney Tunes characters and list a Bad Idea everyone can get behind!  This episode sponsored by the Cincinnati Comic Expo!

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!

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