Album Artwork for TDF Ep 14 – Thrilling Adventure Hour

This Episode

TDF Ep 14 – Thrilling Adventure Hour

over 10 years ago

Ben Blacker twitter: @BenBlacker and Ben Acker twitter: @BNACKER, creators of The Thrilling Adventure Hour are on the show this week and, they are serious media dorks. They have lists and lists of movies and books and comic books and music in their heads. We could have kept going for another hour. And again, I’m a dork FOR the guests… so much so that we talked about LAST episode, so I’m still dorking out to Marcia Wallace.   Regarding audio: I didn't check the levels right - and Pat Brady (not Grady - there's a fascinating tale of ..zzzzz) did amazin work - so hopefully all things can be heard.    Here is the longest list of notes/links to the many things we touched on:   Marc Maron WTF Podcast – I’m actually ON a current episode.   Comics Ultimate Spider Man – Bendis arc… Ultimate Marvel Universe – (I mentioned they loved Ultimates and Andy handed me 40 comics to read) Top Ten Busiek Irredeemable – Mark Waid   Ben Blacker’s Top Three Movie Comedies Tootsie Some Like It Hot (not on Ben Acker’s List) His Girl Friday   Favorite Christmas Movies Gremlins Die Hard   More Media from Ben Blacker Decemberist's Valerie Plame   Ben Acker Top Three Movie Comedies Ghostbuster Real Life   Fave podcast besides Marc Maron’s - RadioLab Fave Webcomics: Questionable Content American Elf   Kyle Baker Artist/Author Talk: Why I Hate Saturn You Are Here Plastic Man Special Forces Truth – did the art, but great   Fiction Charlie Huston Richard Stark Robert Parker - WesternRobert Parker - Wilderness   I can’t find the Model Airplane Dork Forest EP from the blogtalk archives… dang… can’t find it. If YOU find it – email me: [email protected]   And in the last five minutes we start a NEW topic that needs to last a half hour – I will have them back! They are great!   If you can’t find something to read, watch or stare at after this list (which is not complete), I’m exhausted and can’t help you. You are loved and thanks for listening… Happy New Year!   Credits: Audio leveling by Patrick Brady!Music by Mike Ruekberg 

Other Episodes

TDF Ep 13 – Marcia Wallace and Gary Shapiro

12/15/2010

Yeah - that Marcia Wallace - from Bob Newhart and Edna Krabappel on The Simpsons and the wacky maid on That's My Bush! - so cool. So I dork out on her a bit until we both get excited about Mr. Gary Shapiro - comic, storyteller, musician and all around...
Listen Now

TDF Ep 12 – Mary Lynn Rajskub and Mike Siegel

12/10/2010

A LOT of whispering. This week’s Dork Forest has a lot of whispering. Hopefully Patrick can make it not matter in the fix. Me, Mary Lynn Rajskub and Mike Siegel are also - ill prepared. Merry busiest season of the year. We do find out Mike is a travel dork...
Listen Now

TDF Ep 11 - Gam3rs

12/3/2010

Episode 11 Paul Jay and Brian Bielawski talked a lot about games. Brian has a one-act play about World of Warcraft that you can see this weekend, and then we all recommend what board games are great gifts! Obviously, shoppers, my website has gifts. For those who don’t have a...
Listen Now

TDF Ep 10 - Aparna Nancherla and Steve Young

11/24/2010

Episode 10 Steve Young and Aparna Nancherla talk about words and reading and writing. We find out that Steve’s true dorkdom is murder sites here in Los Angeles. I tell some more of the same stories and neither of us let Aparna talk enough. Gotta get her back on. We...
Listen Now

TDF Ep 9 - Beatallica

11/14/2010

TDF Ep 9 – the band… Beatallica Boy do I NOT know about Heavy Metal. These guys do, though. I had the band Beatallica (www.beatallica.org) in my living room. They are a Beatles/Metallica live mash up band. Live – they play all the music, the lead singer sounds JUST like...
Listen Now

TDF Ep 8 - Adam Gertler and Stirling Gardner

10/31/2010

I talked with Adam Gertler and Stirling Gardner about food, self improvement and more food. Adam is so specifically a food dork I forget he loves comics and graphic novels. Gotta get him back on to talk of those things. But he had a great, simple butternut squash soup recipe...
Listen Now

TDF Ep 7 - Beth Schumann and Mark Lee

10/20/2010

Episode 7 Beth Schumann is one of the managers at Rooster T. Feathers – a comedy club I played at last week – and she likes Shakespeare… a lot. She studied for a masters in it and it all began with… Gillian’s Island! Mark Lee featured (did the middle spot)...
Listen Now

TDF Ep 6 - Jimmy Dore and Matt Knudsen

10/13/2010

Today’s guests have “other” dorkdoms and we FINALLY get to it at the end of the show – but we mostly discussed how much we like standup comedy. Because what the three of us really are, are comedy dorks. So, it’s another great show about how much we love standup...
Listen Now

TDF Ep 5 - Paul F. Tompkins and Janie Haddad Tompkins

10/8/2010

Paul F. Tompkins is a great stand up comic and actor and OBVIOUS accessory dork. As long as I've known him, he has always been a snappy dresser. I thought his wife was a "magic dork" but we will find out - because, Paul's wife, an actress and lovely human...
Listen Now

TDF Ep 4 - Drew Droege and Shelagh Ratner

10/7/2010

Drew Droege and Shelagh Ratner (that's a link to her IMDB page as well, and I didn't ask her ONE DAMN question about doing video game voice work on Vice City. Not one. Here is her website. Instead we talked about Halloween, acting, horror films, comedy and, weirdly, the NFL...
Listen Now

Send Us A Message