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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. 225-Going to Winnipeg In A Winnebago!

HOBI is on fire this week as we talk, at length, on what we think and want to happen in Avengers: Infinity War and a non-spoiler review of the Westworld season two premiere! The gang welcomes Andrew from the Cincinnati Comic Expo to talk Walt Disney World, comic books and and even Avatar! HOBI receives reviews of Super Troopers 2, including a recorded one from Tony of Salty Language and Jeanie of HOBI, then the gang gets tired of James Cameron and the rants begin! The guys wrap it up with a...


Ep. 224--Scrappy Doo, Paladin!

The HOBI Gang is in high spirits this week as they are excited about the returning Westworld, Blake and Jason are actually positive about the Walking Dead season finale but couldn't care less about Morgan on Fear the Walking Dead! The guys pay their respects to two legends, R Lee Ermey and Harry Anderson, with a Breath of Silence and their moods begin to sour more with George R. R. Martin's lack of writing and the demise of Necco Wafers. The gang does perk up about Super Troopers 2 opening...


Ep. 223--I Read An Article!

The HOBI Gang is at full strength and back to their regularly scheduled format of delivering all the pop culture news you need! Blake and Jason recap The Walking Dead while Jim and Jeff are not happy with the Cincinnati Reds' season so far but is hopeful for a comeback. The gang is excited about WestWorld returning this week while Jason is still tired from watching ten hours of wrestling known as WrestleMania this past weekend! The gang discuss Uwe Boll suing the creators of Rampage, the...


Ep. 222--It's WrestleMania Baby!

In a very special episode of HOBI, Jason of HOBI is joined by Number One Fan Doug and the Scottish gent Chris Richardson from the 365 Flicks Podcast to talk all things WrestleMania! The chaps, after some general mocking of each other, preview the match card and break down their predictions for the greatest pay-per-view of the year. Chris, after praising Peter Andre, tries to defend the Undertaker and his legacy, Doug has a great idea for Braun Strowman's partner, and Jason is just giddy...


Ep. 221--Look It Up Kids!

The HOBI Gang is acting like Clint Eastwood and someone is on their yard in this episode as they talk race car legend AJ Foyt being attacked by bees, Doctor Number One's fantasy with the Golden Girls, and thanks to listener Dev, draft a new Batman v. Superman film! Jeff is excited twice this week as he gears up for not only Opening Day in baseball but also the film release of Ready Player One, Blake still doesn't get Lost and Jason is the only one excited for WrestleMania. The gang becomes...


Ep. 220--Make a Decision Chad!

The HOBI Gang is at full staff again and pop culture may never be the same! Okay it will. This week the woes of being a Cincinnati sports fan, Jason wonders why Pacific Rim has a sequel, Blake still hates time travel in superhero films, and Jeff wonders who is whinier, Anakin or Luke Skywalker. The gang debate their favorite 1980s television sitcoms, the relevance of Mad Magazine in 2018 and try to explain why Amazon cancels and renews certain shows! The guys decide to sit back and drink...


Ep. 219--Speech Impediments are Contagious!

The HOBI Gang doesn't have a guest this week but they will catch you up on all the latest pop culture and geek related news! Jason and Jeff are torn over Kristen Wiig as Cheetah in the Wonder Woman sequel while Blake laughs at Apple employees running into glass walls and Jim is excited about Xavier in the NCAA Tournament. Number 1 Fan Doug provides some Disney movie news and the guys debate if A Wrinkle in Time and Hurricane Heist will ever break even at the box office. The guys get into...


Ep. 218--Can Somebody Send Us Some Pez Please?

Join the HOBI Gang as they recap the Oscars, debate the intelligence of stealing a car during the Olympics and teenage girls having better taste than Jason does about Riverdale! The guys debate what they sell their soul for, what not to do on an airplane and debate the future of Bruce Willis in movies. The guys debate this week's Top 5 and the listeners bring their A game with their Favorite Movies about the Apocalypse! At least everyone agrees on the Bad Idea of the Week. This episode is...


Ep. 217--I Thought John Candy Smelled Bad On the Outside!

The HOBI Gang welcomes Blake's radio partner, the Ditt-Man, in the studio to talk Kevin Smith's close call, what Smurf they relate to and even the latest on the Walking Dead! Scab Jeff stops by to make his predictions for the Oscars and support La La Land while the Ditt-Man talks about Blake being a diva on their radio show. The guys are happy Transformers are getting a reboot, don't care about a Blair Witch television show and Jason is getting ready for his movie marathon weekend! The...


Ep. 216--Colossus and a Truck!

The HOBI Gang is all Olympic-out so back to their normal format this week! Jason and Jeff give their non-spoiler review of Black Panther and love it so much that Blake can't even distract them! HOBI gets a review of the Cloverfield Paradox from the Pop Culture Cafe, are intrigued by Game of Thrones in the Star Wars Universe and grossed out by the behind the scenes of Fifty Shades Freed. Jason still can't understand Peter Rabbit's staying power, no one understands curling cheaters but they...


Ep. 215--Healthy Government Cheese!

The HOBI Gang has Olympic fever and the only cure for it is to talk about it! The guys give an update on if other states freak out over two inches of snow, where to buy Riverdale-themed Valentine's Day gifts and embrace their new pilot call signs! The gang is excited for the Black Panther premiere as well as the return of the Shirtless Tongan and debate how much the Olympics is actually worth to a country. Jason goes on a rant about the travesty of Peter Rabbit and the guys reminisce about...


Ep. 214--No Human Faces!

The HOBI Gang is recovering from a Cincinnati Beerfest and Super Bowl hangover, especially Jim, but they still have the energy to talk the latest in pop culture! Jason is the only one excited about the new Cloverfield and Jurassic World films, Blake is happy about the updated Buy/Sell segment, and Jeff is angry about losing the Clue Draft Day. The gang debate the good and bad of all the recent movie trailers and Jason goes down the wormhole that is Westworld, season 2! The guys prepare for...


Ep. 213--Get a Clue!

The HOBI Gang is fired up this week as they talk the greatness of the original Clue movie while debate, argue and draft a new cast for Ryan Reynolds' Clue movie! The guys determine if Blake really starred in the Mudbound film, wonder what Muppet that artist Jay Fosgitt should draw as a horror character and even give updates on the latest pilots for the Fall Television season. Jason is thrilled that the XFL is back, the gang wonder what Jesus' phone number is and list their Top Five...


Ep. 212--Smarter Than a Yam!

The HOBI Gang has a full house as Number 1 Fan Doug stops by to talk his latest Disney trip, debate Gronk's intelligence, and the greatness of Disney's Robin Hood! HOBI has a big news update on the upcoming future of DC Films, the disappointment of WWE Raw 25, debate if the Razzies even matter and Jason becomes irate with everyone as they mock his speech impediment. The guys, after wondering about the latest Maze Runner film, go different with their Top 5 this week as they list their...


Ep. 211---House of Gump!

The HOBI Gang is celebrating their four year anniversary by doing something different, talking about current pop culture events! The guys have moved past the Last Jedi debate and are now wondering about a new show runner for The Walking Dead, the film that will disappoint the most in 2018 and the return of Conan to Marvel! Number 1 Fan Doug celebrates the anniversary by calling in from AvatarLand in Disney and Jim tries to give out Jason's cell phone for future call-ins! Blake impersonates...


Ep. 210--Ode to Henno!

The HOBI gang is back in the BOB Studios with a brand new original episode and even Dr. Bednar stops by! The guys are excited to be back after their long holiday break, the hurricane snow on the East Coast, and their survival rate after being teleported to a fictional universe. Jeff explains the difficulty and fun in playing the legacy game Charterstone, Jason tries to fake some feeling towards Marvin Lewis and the Bengals while Blake is conflicted about caring about the X-Files anymore!...


Ep. 209--Guests of HOBI Past!

Are you new to HOBI and the crew or do you just love our guests more than you love Blake, Jeff and Jason? Well then this is the episode catch up on and ring in the new year! The guys reminisce about all their great guests in the past year or two including Sean and Ian from Pittsburgh Nerd, Matthew aka Daddy Waffle, Dev the Sigh Guy, Neil from Dark Angels and Pretty Feet and more! The guys even learn how to run a comic book store from the good chaps at the Salty Language Podcast! This...


Ep. 208--The Floppy Awards!

It's the annual 2017 HOBI Floppy Awards episode as we present the best and worst in pop culture! The guys are joined by an esteemed roundtable of guests and their podcast buddies as they present the winners for Idahoian of the Year, Worst New Television Show and many more. Will Riverdale sneak in and shock the world as Best Comic Book Themed Show or will Gotham somehow win for a fourth time? Join HOBI as Henno, 365 Flicks Podcast, Green Up Podcast, Who the What Now, Salty Language and many...


Ep. 207--I Can't Read What I Wrote!

It's the annual HOBI Roundtable episode as the BOB Studios welcomes the best, and most available, guests of the year back to talk the latest in pop culture! The guys give a non-spoiler review of the Last Jedi and surprisingly Scab Jeff is not a fan, much to Jason and Jeff's chagrin. Number 1 Fan Doug has some sad wrestling news, Dr. Bednar is recovered from his "shoulder" injury but doesn't have a new song, and even Nic the Gimp shows up for the holidays! Jason does his best impression of...


Ep. 206--Jurassic Park of the Caribbean!

HOBI is at full strength this week as they are preparing for the holidays and Blake finally defeated the plague! The guys are getting excited for The Last Jedi, well at least one of them is, Jeff doesn't condone the Watchmen in the DC Universe, and Blake explains the plot to Jurassic Park Fallen Kingdom. Director Dom Lenoir and actor Matt Hookings stop by to talk their new film, Winter Ridge, and Jason warns them of the plague Kevin Can Wait! The guys debate how bad Ferdinand looks and list...


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