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28
Oct

Flavor 65: I Got Voltron B!^@&

This week we are joined by @GeeqShuq and recap Supernatural and Arrow. We also talk some Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D. We find out the results of Name that TV show and talk about what kind of space traveler we would be.

Nolan's Song of the Week is "Convoy" by C.W. McCall from his Black Bear Road album.

This week's closing song is a mashup of "Rocket Number 9" and "Venus" by Zombie Zombie and Lady Gaga respectively.

Remember, if it's not rotting something, it's not Soda Pop Talk!

Nolan and Dan

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28
Oct

Cartoon or a TV Show

Can't get enough of Dan singing? Here's another little bit for you.

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28
Oct

How Metal Are You?

For those that can't get enough of Dan trying to sound like James Hetfield.

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20
Oct

Flavor 64: Folding Mirrors

This week we talk Supernatural, Arrow and American Horror Story: Coven. We play another round of Name that TV show (courtesy of @GeeqShuq) and talk about what invention we want to see invented in our lifetime.

Nolan's Song of the Week is "Party All the Time" by Eddie Murphy from his How It Could Be album.

This week's closing song is "Through The Roof 'n' Underground" by Gogol Bordello from their Multi Kontra Culti Vs. Irony album.

Remember, if it's not rotting something, it's not Soda Pop Talk!

Nolan and Dan

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13
Oct

Flavor 63: Metal, Midgets & Sex

***WARNING*** We had a snafu during the last 10-15 minutes where only 1 microphone was picked up. With Nolan and Dan in the same room we were able to amplify a few patches so it didn't sound like Dan was talking to himself. There was some very funny stuff said by our guests here that unfortunately was lost.

This week we have a couple of special guests with our better halves joining us. We welcome back Supernatural and talk about the Tomorrow People, Arrow and American Horror Story: Coven. After SOTW we play 3 games: Name that TV show (courtesy of @GeeqShuq), How Metal Are You and Ikea or metal band.

Nolan's Song of the Week is "Tribute" by Tenacious D from self titled album.

This week's closing song is "Metal Daze" by Manowar from their Battle Hymns album.

Remember, if it's not rotting something, it's not Soda Pop Talk!

Nolan and Dan

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8
Oct

Hoax Hunters #11

After just finishing #11 of Hoax Hunters i cannot begin to praise the writing enough. As the issues have progressed each character has been refined much as if they began as a golem and were molded into human beings. The glimpses we began seeing in #10 regarding Regan and Donovan's pasts are taking the story to another level. They are becoming more human and less of just characters in a story.
 
The story begins with Regan and Donovan on the trail of the demon who has the Book of All Futures. The dialogue between Regan and Donovan and the peek into Donovan's past is the best writing to date in the series and the heart of this issue. Following what was going on with Regan and Donovan i almost forgot about the rest of the team because the writing is that engaging.
 
Balancing out the heaviness of Regan and Donovan's mission is the almost fun distraction the rest of the Hoax Hunters cast is involved in (Is hunting monsters while being in constant danger fun?). Down Regan, the boys (Jack, Ken and Murder) bring along the interns and get down to some monster butt kicking. The action is top notch and i breezed through these panels watching the events unfold. This isn't a surprise as great action sequences with phenomenal monsters are something that this series has had in spades from the beginning. From a cult with flaming skulls to inter-dimensional monsters to gnomes to demons it makes me wonder how they can keep upping the ante on jaw-dropping monsters.
 
In reviewing #10 i mentioned that the art of Tristan "T-Rex" Jones would be either an asset or liability for the series. While i wasn't 100% sold last time minus the specific panels i talked about, i can say with absolute certainty that he is the artist that is needed to continue this story. His style is in sync with everything that is going on and goddamn can he illustrate some horrific monsters and demons. i cannot imagine anyone who would be able to fill his shoes from how well the story and art mold together.
 
If you read my last review it shouldn't be a surprise that since we are learning more about Regan (and Donovan's) past i am really digging this arc. With the writing in this issue i am really looking forward to when the story dives further into Jack, Ken and Murder's pasts.
 
All in all this is a series that has gotten better as it has gone on. Which is saying something, as when i first picked up the series it instantly became a favorite. No more comparisons here with 90's television shows. Hoax Hunters is something special and if you are not hunting down the trades and/or past issues and you are not reserving your copy of future issues you are missing out on not just a well written/illustrated horror comic, but an overall well written/illustrated work of fiction.
 
Bravo to everyone involved with this comic. i am anxiously awaiting #12.

You can catch all three of these gents on Twitter.
Michael Moreci
Steve Seeley
Tristan Jones

Or their own websites.
michaelmoreci.com
thedelicatematter.com
T-Rex Jones dA page
5th World Studios

The release date for Hoax Hunters #11 is October 9th and is published by Image Comics.
-dan

7
Oct

Flavor 62: All Good Things Come To An End

This week we talk about a couple of movies we watched, Dan finally gets Nolan to talk about the Dexter ending and we see how many theme songs from old NES games that Nolan can figure out.

Dan's Song of the Week is "Trapped in the Web" by The Gates of Slumber from their Conqueror album.

This week's closing song is "Bleach (My Pace)" by Candy Band from their Best Selection ! Anime Soundtrack album.

Remember, if it's not rotting something, it's not Soda Pop Talk!

Nolan and Dan

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