Thu, 8 August 2013
We've been going to the Boston Comic Con for the past 4 years now and after this weekend I can confidently say that I never plan on ever missing it. It was definitely a bummer when the event was postponed but no one can argue that it was absolutely necessary. At the end of the day it was well worth the wait. The venue was larger, the weather was perfect and the atmosphere was incredible.
I don't want to say too much more as it would totally ruin the episode so do yourself a favor and click that link! Sadly Joe wasn't able to make it to the wrap-up, but hopefully Colin, Alex, Brett and I will be able to fill those fancy, fancy shoes.
Direct download: 8.7.2013_Episode_73.mp3
Category:Comics Movies & Videogames -- posted at: 10:21pm EST
Tue, 30 July 2013
Buying a 3DS has had a severe impact on my productivity. For example: I wanted to have this written two days ago. But. Fire Emblem. So....yeah, there was a bit of a delay. Can you really blame me, though? Ever since I sold my DS Lite those many years ago it has felt like a piece of me was missing. A piece that specialized in handheld joy. Endless amounts of entertainment right at my fingertips. Although, I'll admit my DS Lite never made me want to vomit....I don't see how anyone could use the 3D function consistently without wanting to force a pair of scissors through their eye sockets.
Oh, and we're going to be at the Boston Comic Con this weekend. We even have a table and stuff that we're sharing with Brett Kelley: Art Mercenary. Yes, THAT Brett Kelley. We're kind of excited because while we've been to Boston plenty of times; we've never had a table before. It's going to be a new experience and I'm crazy excited to chat with people from the "other side". (Meaning from behind the table instead of awkwardly standing in front of it thumbing through artwork until the artist decides to humor me and look up...)
Check in next week for our typical wrap-up episode.
Direct download: 7.28.2013_Episode_72.mp3
Category:Comics Movies & Videogames -- posted at: 7:50pm EST
Tue, 23 July 2013
This past weekend was pretty rough. Not only was PAX Australia happening about a million miles away from us but the San Diego Comic Con was also taking place about a half million miles away. Unable to attend either of these events, I found myself frequently walking down dusty roads kicking rocks and wallowing in my own self-loathing. Not really, though. Mostly I just sat around and played video games. Pretty much the same thing.
Alex, on the other hand, wasn't about to sit around wasting away into nothingness. He was busy chatting with a man from California named Charlie. Charlie is the founder/owner/operator/everything of the website sketchprices.com. (We talked about it once in episode 44) Despite living like a bajillion miles and three time zones away, Charlie was nice enough to join us for the first half our our episode so we could ask him all sorts of questions about his website, SDCC, and of course his own sketch collection.
For the second year in a row Alex and I ventured to Northampton, Mass to attend the mc chris show at Pearl St. After the events of last year's mc chris tour, I honestly had no idea what to expect. I was pleasantly surprised when Chris came on and rocked a great set after 3 very solid openers. If I recall correctly I think he was done before midnight so old men like Alex and me could get home and rest our tired bones. Check out his tour schedule and go see a show if he's coming anywhere near you.
Oh, we also talk about GIANT ROBOTS PUNCHING GIANT ALIENS OVER AND OVER AND OVER AGAIN. PACIFIC RIM, BABY. THAT'S WHATS UP.
Direct download: 7.22.2013_Episode_71.mp3
Category:Comics Movies & Videogames -- posted at: 10:45am EST
Tue, 16 July 2013
After a 40 episode hiatus Vicky is finally back in the studio!
This past weekend we all went to ConnectiCon in Hartford, CT and episode 70 is completely devoted to our thoughts, reactions, and experiences. While Vicky and Alex are both ConnectiCon veterans, this was Jayare's first experience.
Over past few years going to conventions has become part of our routine. When Alex said "ConnectiCon is a totally different type of convention" he certainly wasn't lying.
Have a listen to episode 70 and learn all about Connecticut's "Massively Multi-Genre Convention".
Big thanks to Leo Marinak for giving us the opportunity to cover ConnectiCon this year. Hopefully there will be many more to come!
Direct download: 7.15.2013_Episode_70.mp3
Category:Comics Movies & Videogames -- posted at: 8:35pm EST
Mon, 8 July 2013
Brett Kelley from BK Endeavors is back in studio to talk about his recent work with the Make-A-Wish foundation!
Brett had an amazing opportunity to make a child's wish come true and he told us all about it. Make sure you check out the pictures he posted on his blog.
Also we hit Brett with some of the best Flash Questions to date, discussed James Cameron and the incredible amount of lawsuits he's endured and we have some fun with CBR's master list of the Greatest Stories Ever Told.
Sidenote: We have a busy week coming up with mc chris coming to town and ConnectiCon this weekend! Be prepared for tons of con-chat in the coming weeks!
Direct download: 7.7.2013_Episode_69.mp3
Category:Comics Movies & Videogames -- posted at: 11:22pm EST
Sun, 30 June 2013
We had an awesome time in the studio this week with OMV newcomer Mike D!
Mike recently had a speculation article he wrote published on the ShieldTV website so we had him on to talk about it!
Check out the article here.
We also hit Mike with the Flash Questions, gave a full review of the new Deadpool game, and talked about Mark Waid's webcomic site "Thrillbent".
Direct download: 6.30.2013_Episode_68.mp3
Category:Comics Movies & Videogames -- posted at: 10:41pm EST
Tue, 25 June 2013
Episode 67 is done and jam packed with tons of OMV awesomeness. Joe was back in the studio with us and we're talkin' videogames!
Topics for this week include:
-The Flash Questions
-Nintendo being the dark horse of the E3 convention.
-Jim Carrey and his recent series of Tweets that have rubbed some people the wrong way.
Also we had a very special announcement at the end of the show regarding ConnectiCon next month! Don't miss out!
Direct download: 6.25.2013_Episode_67.mp3
Category:Comics Movies & Videogames -- posted at: 9:15am EST
Tue, 18 June 2013
It was a tense few hours in the studio while we recorded episode 66...
Frequent OMV guest Will and newcomer Bill went at it as they debated one of the hottest topics in movies:
Is Man of Steel actually good or is it garbage??
It wouldn't be an episode of OMV without some massive SPOILERS. So consider yourself warned...pretty much everything important about the movie is discussed.
Oh, and we also hit Will and Bill with some of the toughest Flash Questions to date. Don't miss out!
Direct download: 6.17.2013_Episode_66.mp3
Category:Comics Movies & Videogames -- posted at: 7:29pm EST
Mon, 10 June 2013
Colin's back and we're talking comics! It's been a while since we've had an episode focused on recent comics and comic news so we made sure to make up for lost time.
This week we:
-Hit Colin with the Flash Questions
-Discuss Paul Jenkins and his recent departure from the major comic brands
-Talk general comic talk (what we're reading, what we're into, what we're tired of, etc)
As usual we had a great time with Colin and we can't thank him enough for joining us yet again!
Until next week, everyone!
Direct download: 6.9.2013_Episode_65.mp3
Category:Comics Movies & Videogames -- posted at: 8:14pm EST
Mon, 3 June 2013
Joe is in studio this week and we're talking:
-Arrested Development: Season 4 (Minimal Spoilers...actually. I don't think we spoiled anything...)
-Quick E3 predictions
Also, we've added a ton of videos from the Steampunk World's Fair to our YouTube channel. Check them out and let us know what you think!
Direct download: 6.1.2013_Episode_64.mp3
Category:Comics Movies & Videogames -- posted at: 10:24pm EST