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Jeff and Jason are your podcast hosts discussing everything from comics to movies to television shows (Walking Dead, Arrow, etc.) and all things geek related.

Jeff and Jason are your podcast hosts discussing everything from comics to movies to television shows (Walking Dead, Arrow, etc.) and all things geek related.
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Jeff and Jason are your podcast hosts discussing everything from comics to movies to television shows (Walking Dead, Arrow, etc.) and all things geek related.




Ep. 245--Best Episode Ever!

The HOBI Gang is gearing up for the Cincinnati Comic Expo in a few days so the format on this episode is all over the place! Jason and Doug sabotage the show while Blake is suspended, Jeff is sick and Jim is on a prison golf trip! With Doug on the show, you know Disney is talked about as he give his opinions on what rides you must go on at the park along with where to eat and how amazing Avatarland is! Jason has some choice words for his non-present co-hosts, Doug doesn't care about Sacha...


Ep. 244--Humans Are Interesting People!

Only two more episodes of HOBI until they invade the Cincinnati Comic Expo! The gang is debating what Marvel villain they want back into the cinematic universe, if Blake is really going to Iceland, listener Pam gives us some Listener Reviews and Doctor Number One brings the creepiness to wrestling! The guys give a Breath of Silence to Skinemax and Mr. Robot, mock a movie based on a bad song and list their Top Five Weirdest Television Shows They have Watched! This episode is sponsored by the...


Ep. 243--Feed Me Harvey!

The HOBI Gang is all together again in the BOB Studios and are talking smack about their Hollywood Stock Exchange standings, the rage against caging animal crackers, and what beer is good to waste! The guys discuss fathering plants, why Time Bandits is being made into a television series and Crazy Rich Asians ruling the box office. Jason is saddened by the failure of Happytime Murders, Jeff doesn't know who Becky G is and we list our Top Five Favorite Movies that Flopped at the Box Office!...


Ep. 242--Maces, Canes and Big Logs!

The HOBI Gang welcomes the female perspective this week as Jeanie stops by to talk impressive beards, Michigan beer, and stopping a Hepatitis outbreak! The gang debate what movies should be rebooted, what cartoon we had a crush on and the Beatles battle Dr. Teeth and the Electric Mayhem! No one understands the Kiki Challenge, Glenn Howerton returns to Sunny in Philadelphia, and Orlando Bloom yells at his fans. The gang doesn't care about Alpha and Jeanie picks this week's Top Five, our...


Ep. 241--Tip to the Hip!

The HOBI Gang is back in the BOB Studios this week as they talk The Meg and Jason's bad taste, measuring from the hips, Jim's future prison golf trip and Blake not knowing how to play outfield in softball! The guys draft a new Dick Tracy movie, Jeff is angry at Hollywood capitalizing on Slender Man, no one knows who Joey King is and we list the Top Five Worst Animal Attack Films! This episode is sponsored by the Cincinnati Comic Expo.


Ep. 240--Now with Pajamas!

The HOBI gang is getting monstrous this week as comic book writer/creator Greg Wright stops by to talk his Floppy award winning comic book Monstrous, along with his other great comics, the future of the Dark Universe and even suffering through his interactions with Dev! The guys debate making another Terminator film, a listener reviews Christopher Robin, and Blake gets really comfortable at home. Jason tried to like the latest Ghostbusters film but is at least still excited about the Meg...


Ep. 239--Now With No Pants!

The guys of HOBI have a very weird episode as their topics this week include superintendents doing bad things, a poll about conspiracy theories, replacing a movie with Muppets and we applaud Dax Shepherd! The HOBI Gang is gearing up for their charity event, Bowling for the Brave, as they thank even more podcasters donating amazing gifts but also have time to talk Netflix buying the Jungle Book and listing their Top Five Things They Used to Love but No Longer Care About! This episode is...


Ep. 238--Brain Impediment!

The HOBI Gang is reeling from all the news from San Diego Comic Con and for once, are excited about the future of DC films! Jeff finally can be proud of Aquaman, Jason actually likes Shazam, and Jim is happy Wynonna Earp is back! Jason talks his week long struggle to regain strength, Jim tries to drink the liquid from an Egyptian pharaoh and Jeff must decide what to do with Marilyn Monroe. The gang talks Asura, China's biggest movie flop, the Equalizer sequel surprising everyone and list...


Ep. 237--What's Your Cult's Objective?

The HOBI Gang is together again as Blake returns from his Dutch Ent disease! Jason is fired up as he worries the Joker film with Joaquin Phoenix has disaster written all over it, Blake loves his Cleveland teams, and the guys are amazed by the podcast love for Bowling for the Brave! Hotel Transylvania did well at the box office so the gang worries about future installments, Billy Dee Williams returns to Star Wars, the Snowpiercer television show is in trouble and we list the Top Five...


Ep. 236--Maximus Von Maximus!

The HOBI Gang, well Jason, is excited after seeing Ant-Man and the Wasp this past weekend and ready to talk about it! Positive news dominates the podcast from Gal Gadot visiting children, podcasts donating to Bowling for the Brave, an anonymous donor buying a million dollars in toys for charity and the listeners love one of Jason's impressionations! Jim discusses the talents of baseball player Bake McBride, Doug doesn't know how to vote on the Disney merger and the gang lists their Top...


Ep. 235--Hashtag It's a Thing!

The HOBI gang is celebrating the Fourth of July week by discussing patriotism, pop culture and leaders for the new Space Force with the Dittman! The guys give thanks to Hysteria 51 and Michael Leal for their donations to Bowling for the Brave, debate ESPN's Body Issue, and are confused about PETA saving dinosaurs. Jason is excited to see Ant-Man and the Wasp this week, no one cares about Uncle Drew, we list Top Five Worst Government Characters in Movies and Number One Fan Doug supplies the...


Ep. 234--Throw a Koala!

Jason is back this week to rectify the atrocity from last week's episode! Number One Fan Doug guests this week to talk the latest in Disney news, listener Nikki tries to correct Blake, and the guys figure out what Star Wars movie shouldn't be made. Jason gives his review of Jurassic World Fallen Kingdom, Jeff won't let impressions ruin the show, the downfall of Allison Mack and the gang list their Top Five Favorite Secondary Characters in Film! This episode is sponsored by the Cincinnati...


Ep. 233 --Worst Episode Ever!

With Jason on vacation the rest rest of the guys are out of the Bob Studios without an outline this week. Jeff is fresh back from the Origins Game Convention, Blake desperately wants everyone to catch up on Legion, and Jim discusses Joe Mangeniello's love of D&D. The guys discuss a new wrinkle for Scab Jeff's next book, Bring back Boardroom, Plotlines, and Draft Day segments and want Uwe Boll to come to Cincinnati to make a Streetcar Movie. This episode is sponsored by the Cincinnati Comic...


Ep. 232--Gas Station Calamari!

The HOBI Gang is getting ready for vacation and gaming conventions but they still have energy for debating all the latest pop culture news this week! Jason falls more in love with Westworld but worries about Maeve's future, Blake wonders about Canadian race car rules, and Jeff worries about the latest rumors in the DC Movie Universe. The News of the Weird makes a return in back to back weeks, the guys receive reviews of a concert and Ocean's Eight, debate about the worst Pixar film and...


Ep. 231--Enjoy a Good Poutine!

The HOBI Gang is back at full strength this week as Blake discusses the economics of traveling to Iceland, taking a second mortgage to buy bacon and not eating horse meat! The guys wonder what Circus Peanuts are made from, try to discuss Disney's new Star Wars land and draft a new cast of Hitch! The gang get medical this week by discussing how big is too big for a tapeworm, Johnny Knoxville's movie stock, who Logan Marshall Green is and list their Top 5 Favorite Michael Caine Films. This...


Ep. 230--Change Approved!

The HOBI Gang is back together again, minus Blake as he is off in the wilderness, and talking the latest in pop culture this week! Jason saw the Solo film and talks if the film adds anything to the Star Wars franchise, Jeff tries to rename the show to promote his ownself, and the listeners correct them on the British monarchy! The gang debate if evicting children living at home is the greatest, wonder how Amazon will make their money back on the Lord of the Rings and list their Top Five...


Ep. 229--My Wife Doesn't Like Your Goatee!

The HOBI Gang has a few less people in the BOB Studios this week but they do have Scab Blake stepping up! Jason is thrilled Westworld finally went to Shogun World, Scab Blake gives Jason some facial hair tips, and everyone is surprised by a NHL prospect that can't get enough video games! The guys dive into Patton Oswalt's Joker theory, rank fast food chicken sandwiches and are shocked by the reaction to their Twitter Poll of the Week. The gang wraps up the episode by debating their Top...


Ep. 228--Old Men Talking About Current Things!

The HOBI Gang, liked Deadpool, have a new episode this week but unlike the Merc, we are talking Westworld, the new Fall lineup for Nickelodeon, and the real deal with Kohl's cash! Jason is angry at Fox for cancelling Brooklyn Nine-Nine but loves NBC for saving it, Jim is happy The Joel McHale Show is renewed and no one gets Rick and Morty. HOBI doesn't understand how a Snake Eyes movie will work or for that matter, any current things, while Blake didn't see Avengers: Infinity War he did see...


Ep. 227--Erik the Red's Carpet!

The HOBI gang start off angry at Jaden Smith and American cheese but their moods change once they decide to visit a park at Westworld. Jeff is finally caught up on the series, mostly, so that means Blake and Jason can finally give their theories on what is happening in season two! The guys discuss why a new Overboard movie exists, the stupidity of DJ Khaled, and the return of Arrested Development on Netflix. For once, everyone is happy about the Top Five this week, courtesy of number one...


Ep. 226--Schematics for a Blakebot!

The HOBI crew is on their best behavior as they do a quick non-spoiler review of Avengers: Infinity War week since the majority of HOBI has seen the film! Avengers isn't the only thing to watch this week as Blake is in a remake of the Money Pit movie, Jason can't get enough of Westworld and the gang helps out by debating what weapon Dolores has found to take out the guests! The gang also discuss their love or hate of the Kentucky Derby, a new open-world Star Wars video game, and some not...