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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. 198--What's in the Box?

The full HOBI gang is here this week to talk all things geeky including the recasting Riverdale with the cast of Kevin James shows, hanging out with podcast buddies in Cincinnati and still trying to figure out the best doughnut in the land! The guys are even joined by Dev from the Shot of History podcast to talk Game of Thrones, Dungeons and Dragons and the joy people get from being an elf or even a dungeon master. Jeff's brother takes one for the team and buys a mystery box and the guys...

Duration: 01:30:13

Ep. 197--So I Bought a Llama!

This is it, the llama story episode! So you think HOBI can't reach a new low? Well be prepared as Scab Jeff raises, or lowers, the bar on empathy. The guys debate the greatest combination of the Four Horsemen, sorry Paul Roma, and are curious how Star Trek might possibly sue the Orville. The gang tries to figure out the purpose of the new film The Foreigner, if apple fritters are considered breakfast food and guest Jim teases the big box reveal! This episode is filled with guests from 365...

Duration: 01:27:59

Ep. 196--Overly Carroted!

The HOBI Gang welcomes more guests on this week's episode, including the chaps from 365 Flicks Podcast, Number One Fan Doug, and even Scab Jeff! Jason is amazed by the power of the Insane Clown Posse and marching on Washington while the two Jeffs debate if Guillermo Del Toro could have made a good Dr. Strange film. The guys tease a Blake appearance and play some more trivia with fans from the Cincinnati Comic Expo! The guys decide they rather have a live action My Little Pony film than an...

Duration: 01:23:36

Ep. 195--Cream Filled!

For the first time ever, The HOBI Gang is recording at the Cincinnati Comic Expo! The guys are talking Kingsman, initial thoughts on cos-playing on the first day of the Expo, and even the arrival of the chaps from 365 Flicks Podcast arriving in the States. The gang is joined by several new guests and even giveaway prizes to Expo fans by playing geek trivia on the air! Jeff wonders what is the best type of donut, if Blake is really a robot and Jason doesn't understand why no one knows who...

Duration: 01:25:07

Ep. 194--Close All the Vents!

The HOBI Gang is excited this week and gearing up for their Expo appearance by inviting Number One Fan Doug into the studio! Blake teaches everyone the value of closing air vents, Doug is rooting for James Cameron and Jason fears text messages! The guys are still undecided on the Orville but can all agree that Jor-El should never be resurrected in comic books. Jason is still optimistic about Star Trek Discovery while Jeff is hopeful about the LEGO Ninjago Movie and Blake despises Jason's...

Duration: 02:14:52

Ep. 193--Leave the Socks on the Floor!

The HOBI Gang is preparing for the Expo in two weeks but they still have time to debate the premiere of the Orville, send some love to Kristen Bell and discuss the newest Madden video game! The guys are impressed with the success of It, the lack of success with the Dark Universe and the lack of good films for next week. Blake is curious about the reboot of the Greatest American Hero while Jason and Jeff are happy about guesting on the 365 Flicks Podcast! The gang talk their Top Five Favorite...

Duration: 01:58:57

Ep. 192--A Tale of Two Fists!

The HOBI Gang is without a guest this week but still provide the fun by mocking Jason watching Boss Baby and Blake having all his Preacher episodes erased! The guys also talk Mutt not returning to the Indiana Jones series, the appeal of Dune and which Star Wars character is the worst. The gang talk if any excitement exists for the all female Lord of the Flies movie, the upcoming season of True Detective and why the Summer box office fell apart! The guys debate the Top 5 Evil Organizations...

Duration: 01:49:50

Ep. 191--Iron Fist Ruins Everything!

The HOBI Gang, well two of them, are pumped to review the season finale of Game of Thrones while Jason feigns interest in dragons. Scab Jeff stops by to talk Riverdale, Jeff answers a much better question from his favorite fan and Blake thanks everyone for supporting the Bowling for the Brave Charity event! The guys talk the disastrous box office, the revival of the Muppets, and try to figure out the viewing habits of Netflix users! The gang list their Top 5 Favorite Television Shows and...

Duration: 02:13:35

Ep. 190--Bulb Worthy!

The HOBI Gang is in the studio to talk the latest Game of Thrones episode and give some thoughts on the beginning of the Defenders series on Netflix! The guys draft a new cast of Bull Durham, mock Sony's movie division more, and are interested in a monthly movie theater pass. Blake just wants one Obi-Wan movie, Jason hates the rumored Joker origin film and Jeff loves some Channing Tatum! The gang close out the episode with a Top 5 Favorite Seasonal Beers, in honor of last week's guest...

Duration: 02:05:55

Ep. 189--Rub Some Honey On It!

The HOBI Gang officially get the woman's perspective by inviting Jeanie from Salty Language Podcast fame onto the show! The guys and Jeanie talk Point Break, the gluttony of craft beers in Michigan and the success of Riverdale at the Teen Choice Awards! Jeff and Blake continue their love for all things Game of Thrones while Jason and Jeanie try to sort out what Bruce Springsteen is doing on Broadway. Jason is excited that the Nut Job 2 failed at the box office, Jeanie mocks Ohio and Jeff...

Duration: 02:13:46

Ep. 188--Dungeons and Drag Queens!

The HOBI Gang is flushed with guests as we welcome Number 1 Fan Ape Hands Doug in the studio to talk Disney and the failure of the Dark Universe! The gang reveals the winner of the months long HOBI Favorite Video Game Console Poll along with talking the latest on Game of Thrones! Jason is still excited about Riverdale despite the hatred from the rest of the panel, Blake reviews the Dark Tower film and Jeff explains the disdain for Miami Vice. Andrew from the Cincinnati Comic Expo stops by...

Duration: 02:22:04

Ep. 187--No Space Violence!

The HOBI Gang has to delay the women's perspective but the guys still are having fun talking marrying Ryan Gosling but not the same fate with Steve Guttenberg! The gang talk the proper hygiene of beards, the correct amount to tip, and the possibility of OJ Simpson joining the HOBI crew! Jeff talks Game of Thrones, Blake goes nuts on the Terminator reboot, and Jason is finally caught up on Preacher. The gang still can't believe how much money Valerian will lose, introduce the Bizarro...

Duration: 02:03:51

Ep. 186--Louvre Job!

The HOBI Gang is all back together this week and ready to talk all the latest from San Diego Comic Con! Jeff is the only ray of hope regarding Marvel's Inhumans, Jason is finally excited about Justice League and Blake tries to explain the science of French tastes! Jason and Jeff talk about their latest vacation, Jason has perfected a new impression and Blake doesn't know how much to tip the whole service industry. The gang discuss the success of Dunkirk, the failure of Valerian and list...

Duration: 02:20:19

Ep. 185--HOBI Goes Speedo!

THe HOBI Gang is in Port St. Joe, Florida but that doesn't stop them from recording a brand new episode! The guys talk Disney D23 announcements, Dr. Who becoming a woman and the passing of several well known celebrities! Jeff and Jason are in positive spirits this week due to vacation so they have now "downs" in the Up/Down section and try to get everyone to lighten up on fictional television shows. The guys are intrigued by Christopher Nolan's latest film, Dunkirk, and are celebrated by...

Duration: 00:58:52

Ep. 184--Limp Bacon!

The HOBI Gang is back and stronger than ever after the Fourth of July week! The guys deliver a non-spoiler Spider-Man: Homecoming review, select the second basemen in the HOBI MLB All-Time Competition, and the final first round winners of the favorite Video Game Console War is announced! Jeff is too preoccupied with the All-Star Game to listen to Blake and Jason talk Preacher but is intrigued by longer episodes of Game of Thrones but not She-Venom in the Venom film! The guys talk opening...

Duration: 02:25:02

Ep. 183--Breath of Silence!

It may be a long episode but it's a good one! The HOBI Gang has two guests this week as Number 1 Fan Doug is in the studio to talk Disney and Jeff's brother Jim returns to talk wrestling! The guys are indifferent on Marvel's Inhumans, Jason learns about Plushophillia, and Jim does the best impressions on the show. The gang debate Spider-Man Homecoming impacting Wonder Woman at the box office, the greatness of Will Ferrell calling out Mariah Carey, and even discuss why a film should have...

Duration: 02:31:31

Ep. 182--Creole Superman!

After last week's spirited episode, the HOBI Gang is more civilized this week as they talk the Tremors reboot, debate the Preacher season premiere and if Venom is even in the Marvel Universe! Blake gets angry over another Damon Lindelof television show while Jason can't understand why the Gong Show is on the air, and Jeff has to explain why Transformers failed at the box office. The guys discover the FBI was actually investigating Dungeons and Dragons players in the 1980s and pre-celebrate...

Duration: 02:26:14

Ep. 181--Sharecropping in Disney!

The HOBI Gang welcomes Number One Fan Doug into the BOB Studios to talk his latest visit to Disney World and Pandora, aka AvatarLand and to teach the gang some Disney history! The guys are hating on Transformers even before it is released, Blake hates the fake news surrounding Wonder Woman while Jason lightens the mood with impressions of celebrity siblings! The gang is scared of Bat-nipples, Jeff gets angry at people that don't understand Lost while Doug is only interested in a new Atari...

Duration: 02:12:52

Ep. 180--My Daddy Killed Jedi Babies!

The HOBI Gang have a lot to catch up on from the past week including Adam West and Glenne Headley passing away, the Mummy unraveling at the box office and the listeners really want to talk about the Top 5 from last week! Blake still hasn't bought a tiny house yet, Jason can't believe the power of the Beverly Hillbillies and Jeff is corrected on the beers to drink. The guys, thanks to Dev, draft Cop Land, but then are angered by the lack of effort Warner Brothers put into Wonder Woman! The...

Duration: 02:09:45

Ep. 179--I Can't Control the Tardis!

New episode of HOBI has the guys talking Number One Fan Doug visiting Pandora: World of Avatar at Disney World and waiting six hours for an amusement park ride! Blake and Jason haven't seen the season premiere of Fear the Walking Dead but still review it and Jeff disappoints Jason by not watching the latest season of the Amazing Race yet. The guys reveal two winners for the Best Video Game Console, debate if the Wonder Woman film is truly great and talk Mark Hamill's unhappiness with The...

Duration: 01:53:19

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