In Episode 116 of The Hodgepodge Podcast, Doug and Dirty A welcome back friend of the show author Matt King to discuss the avalanche of news that came out of San Diego Comic Con last week. Then Dirty A and Matt talk about how much they loved Lights Out before the crew delves into Star Trek Beyond. Continue reading


Doug Reviews: X-Men: Apocalypse (2016)

After sixteen years of just fighting Magneto, the X-Men finally have another one of their major villains turn up on screen in X-Men: Apocalypse—sorry, Kevin Bacon’s hammy Sebastian Shaw doesn’t count. Does the film raise the series to new heights or does it signal the end of the world? Continue reading

Episode 57: He-Man and The Masters of the Universe with Special Guest: Jason Christ

CoverWith things a little slow at the multiplex these days, Doug and Dirty A take a trip down memory lane and to Eternia to talk all things He-Man with special guest Jason Christ of Comedyworx in Raleigh, NC. The discussion covers the toys, 80s cartoon, comic books, live-action film and more as the guys wax nostalgic about one of the most beloved properties of the 80s and try to answer the question: What was up with all the homoeroticism? Take a listen! Continue reading

Avengers 2 Dream Scene


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Something’s missing…

Doug‘s been thinking about Avengers: Age of Ultron – a lot. Head over to his author page to see what scene he would add to the upcoming sequel. If you’re a Marvel fan, you won’t be disappointed! Continue reading

Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles: How the Heck Did We Get Here?

Remember these guys?

Remember these guys?

While Doug puts the finishing touches on his review of the latest Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles film, head on over to The Retroist and read his personal retrospective of the Turtles’ 30 year history! Continue reading

The Dark Knight Returns: The Greatest Batman Story Ever Told?

The Greatest Batman Story Ever Told?

The Greatest Batman Story Ever Told?

The Retroist has posted another one of Doug‘s essays! This one asks the question: Is The Dark Knight Returns the Greatest Batman Story Ever Told? It’s the second essay Doug has done for The Retroist on The Caped Crusader in celebration of Batman’s 75th Anniversary. Check it out and then read his previous essay about Batman: The Animated Series. If you still haven’t gotten enough Batman, check out Episode 32 of The Hodgepodge Podcast which was all about Batman!


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Batman: The Animated Series is The Dark Knight Defined


The Retroist has posted another one of Doug‘s essays. This one is in celebration of Batman’s 75th Anniversary and discusses what he considers to be the best cartoon of all: Batman: The Animated Series. Take a look: http://www.retroist.com/2014/06/10/batman-the-animated-series-dark-knight-defined/

When you’re done reading the essay, re-visit Episode 32, which was all about Batman and if you really need to scratch that Batman itch, continue with Episode 22, our Cartoon Spectacular!

Thanks for reading!

The Uncanny X Men: The Rise of the Mutants


Wolverine’s having a bad day

The Retroist has published another of Doug‘s essays!

This one focuses on his love of The Uncanny X-Men and how

he became a fan.

You can read the essay here and then check out all the other great

things The Retroist has to offer!

Thanks for reading!