We all know how Steve feels about the sultry soul of Adele, so let’s relax and listen to some tunes on the old glass harmonica like we used to back in the day. Also, Tapas made a lot of people angry and confused last week with their TOS changes, so the guys give their two cents on that topic. Finally, Steve brings BFGFS to the table and Jason marvels at its cuteness while wondering if he can take another cute journal comic.
After Strowman’s injury, Raw rebuilt with a great Balor/Reigns match, Goldust finally having enough of R-Truth’s schtick, and the promise of a new number one contender for The Beast Incarnate in the near future. Meanwhile, SmackDown is ready for their Backlash, which means Nakamura will be making his in-ring debut, Breezango might finally capture gold that isn’t already on their fabulous outfits, and Tamina Snuka will almost certainly get out of having to wrestle. All that, plus a great TakeOver card to look forward to and a wonderful UK special to look back on!
Ever hear of a penguin who falls in love with a human woman? How about a cartoon representation of one? Also, bridges are terrifying to some, but traumatizing to all who have gotten their heads stuck in one. Finally, Jason’s robotic childhood was robbed of many seminal, heart-wrenching moments. Let’s make him relive them now!
Welcome back to the podcast that makes all your dreams come true, even if you want to be a magical Japanese schoolgirl! The guys are reminiscing about Multiplex and pondering its bright future, while also looking at new comic, Apricot Cookies. It’s weird, it’s funny, and it rarely takes itself seriously. Check out all of these comics and more, there’s so much to read and so little time!
We’re live on tape from the UK this week, and outside of a bobby and a Sherlock, it’s not all great. But it’s not bad, either! All this, plus: Sheasaro outsmarts the entire Raw tag division, the Miz remains hot stuff, Jason prefers his nUsos be silent, Backlash is all about Nakamura wrestling, probably, Pete Dunne is mean and super ugly, and playing board games with Braun Strowman.
This week we’re returning to our quest to find those brave souls who put their art on the line in 2013’s reality webseries Strip Search. With half of the contestants behind us, we conclude our race to the finalists by looking at what Monica Ray, Tavis Maiden and Maki Naro have been doing in the five years since the show aired.
There were many good things about Payback that the guys agree on. There was also one match that was Steve’s pick for Match of the Night. We will not talk about this match (but they totally talk about that match). Also, Braun continued his dominance, Sheamaro turned ugly (and amazing), and the Fashion Files were officially opened. Don’t worry, crying is absolutely ok here.
Webcomics do so many things right. The way they engage with their audience and the medium of the web. The way they explore issues like gender, diversity, the more adult stuff, and the just plain rude. But there’s still one place webcomics (like pretty much every other web-based enterprise out there) has largely failed to push the envelope – accessibility to the blind and visually impaired.
In the past week, you might have seen the Instagram post by Chris Pratt, where the Guardians of the Galaxy star apologized for some comments that were insensitive to the deaf and hearing-impaired community. Now, being a pop culture troglodyte, I hadn’t heard of this until – predictably – it cycled back around to webcomics. Specifically, a Facebook post where Charles C. Dowd (of asked:
“Saw this story in my feed… Are there examples of audio comics or services out there that could potentially appeal to the visually-impaired?”
Last week we looked at a few of the contestants who competed on Penny Arcade’s Strip Search in 2013 – what have they been doing for the past five years? Are they still in webcomics? Are they still creating art? What is the airspeed velocity of an unladen swallow?
Today we’re going to continue that, scouring the interwebs for clues about the next four contestants eliminated from the competition: Mackenzie Schubert, Nick Trujillo, Amy Falcone and Erika Moen. Continue reading