Original Air Date: October 19, 2014
This week, Brad, Kevin, and Justin cross the threshold into the latter half of Season 5. Justin and Brad discuss whether or not Finn wearing Jake as a suit is in or out of character for the last boy in Ooo, Jake and Finn on a buddy cop adventure, and a suicidal BMO? Plus some fun guest voices and the continuation of the #SnailSearch!
Continue reading Flooping the Pig – Episode 33: Adolescent Energy
Original Air Date: October 12, 2014
As our hosts continue on with Season 5, they discuss the first utterance of the insult “tranch,” the scope of a spell from an ancient Egyptian deity, and the merits of lemon cannibalism, among other things.
Continue reading Flooping the Pig – Episode 32: Tranch
Original Air Date: October 6, 2014
Our hosts get into the beginning of “Weird Adventure Time,” discussing a horse named James Baxter, a silent treehouse, and the inside of a princess’ bounce house body. Continue reading Flooping the Pig – Episode 31: Take Refuge in My Body
Original Air Date: August 24, 2014
This week, the gang talks about a couple of all-time favorite episodes in Simon & Marcy and Puhoy, as well examining the weirdness of the Great Bird Man and the potentially controversial reveal by an Adventure Time cast member that Princess Bubblegum and Marceline did indeed date at some point in their past. Continue reading Flooping the Pig – Episode 30: More Fluff Than Sense
Original Air Date: August 17, 2014
Brad Garoon, Kevin Ford, and Justin Houston examine the goals behind Adventure Time’s gender swap episode series. They also touch upon lemon vs. candy politics, and the ways Adventure Time uses video game playing styles to inform their episode structure and character conflicts. Continue reading Flooping the Pig – Episode 29: Chamomile Tea
Original Air Date: August 10, 2014
Brad Garoon, Kevin Ford, and Justin Houston discuss god complexes in the Land of Ooo, how grim an Adventure Time story line can be without becoming unacceptable, and the subtle delights of the episode Davey.
Continue reading Flooping the Pig – Episode 28: Playing God
After finishing their duties in Neptune, CA, Jerome and Kevin now travel to Albuquerque, New Mexico to cover the smash hit television series Breaking Bad!
This month, Kevin, who has seen the entire series, leads first time viewer Jerome through all the groundwork covered in the inaugural season. After discussing their personal histories with the show (or lack thereof) and some of Vince Gilligan’s career, they go character by character extrapolating the positives and negatives and what they expect or hope to see from them in future seasons. They also take a look at how the culture has changed since 2008 in regards to marijuana, mull over whether or not Walter White is a bad person, and see if the first season succeeded in making Jerome look forward to the rest of the show. Continue reading Reel Bad – A Breaking Bad Podcast: Episode 1