The Super Hero Hour Hour 09/22/17 – Gotham

This week, the Taste Buds review the season premiere of Gotham! New Taste Bud Greg joins Ryan and Taylor, as they talk about the new Baby Batman, not to mention a very murderous episode of The Defenders! Also, Fear the Walking Dead had an episode. All of that, and the Taste Buds create the Rushmore for the four most iconic Batman…

WRITERS’ BLOCK EPISODE 10: STEVIE TALKS

In the final Chapman Radio* flashback episode, Mike talks to local Orange County musician (and provider of Writers’ Block music) Stevie Talks. Stevie has toured the country with various bands, and now focuses on his solo career, while going back to schools to get his degree in Economics. The two talk about the ups and…

The Super Hero Hour Hour 9/15/17 – Preacher

On this week’s episode of The Super Hero Hour Hour, The Taste Buds discuss the season finale of Preacher! They also review the season finale of The Tick, and decide whether or not it can already be declared as one of the best super hero shows of our era. The fifth episode of The Defenders also gets a look this week, and the…

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The Super Hero Hour Hour 09/22/17 – Gotham

By Ryan Haley | September 22, 2017

This week, the Taste Buds review the season premiere of Gotham! New Taste Bud Greg joins Ryan and Taylor, as they talk about the new Baby Batman, not to mention a very murderous episode of The Defenders! Also, Fear the Walking Dead had an episode. All of that, and the Taste Buds create the Rushmore for the four most iconic Batman…

WRITERS’ BLOCK EPISODE 10: STEVIE TALKS

By Mike Gravagno | September 22, 2017

In the final Chapman Radio* flashback episode, Mike talks to local Orange County musician (and provider of Writers’ Block music) Stevie Talks. Stevie has toured the country with various bands, and now focuses on his solo career, while going back to schools to get his degree in Economics. The two talk about the ups and…

The Super Hero Hour Hour 9/15/17 – Preacher

By Ryan Haley | September 15, 2017

On this week’s episode of The Super Hero Hour Hour, The Taste Buds discuss the season finale of Preacher! They also review the season finale of The Tick, and decide whether or not it can already be declared as one of the best super hero shows of our era. The fifth episode of The Defenders also gets a look this week, and the…

SUPER HERO HOUR HOUR 09/08/17- INHUMANS

By Ryan Haley | September 8, 2017

This week, the Taste Buds review the first two episodes of Marvel’s Inhumans! Ryan and Taylor do the impossible in order to watch it: they go to an Imax movie theater! I bet if you listen to this episode, you will no longer have regret for not going and seeing it yourself. They also tackle the newest…

WRITERS’ BLOCK EPISODE 9: ERIC MORAGO

By Mike Gravagno | September 7, 2017

In another Chapman Radio flashback episode, Mike talks to LA-based poet Eric Morago about performance, persona, and why superheroes often show up in his work (Eric also gives an inspiration shoutout ti previous guest Nancy Woo!). Eric reads work from What We Ache For and from his most recent collection Feasting on Sky. Since recording…

SUPER HERO HOUR HOUR 09/01/17- WYNONNA EARP

By Ryan Haley | September 1, 2017

The Taste Buds take a moment to mourn the loss of Wynonna Earp in the only way they know how…by watching the season finale of Wynonna Earp,  and then talking about it like they’re friends. They also discuss the Million Mom March’s new issues with Preacher, the season finale of Dark Matter, the Defenders in the elevator, and comment on The Tick’s rise to the best superhero…

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PopFilter Editorial

By Jason R. Noble | January 21, 2015 | Comments Off on PopFilter Editorial

Come On, Internet! We’ve all seen them; those headlines for painfully idiotic internet articles. Things like (and all of these are real) “Secret discovered on page 859 of the Bible”, “Twelve prehistoric animals I’m glad are dead” or, and this one is my favorite of all, “Nineteen stupid people who obviously don’t know the meaning…

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PopFilter Editorial: The Best Songwriter You’ve Never Heard Of

By Stephanie Rose | January 14, 2015 | Comments Off on PopFilter Editorial: The Best Songwriter You’ve Never Heard Of

  Pop music gets little to no respect as a genre. It’s passe, for squealing pubescent girls who show up to concerts with their reluctant fathers and glitter smeared across the apples of their be-acned cheeks.     The lyrics in pop is about as deep as a side-walk puddle, especially in comparison to rap and…

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Popfilter Special Report: Watch a Movie for Social Justice

By Stephanie Rose | December 10, 2014 | Comments Off on Popfilter Special Report: Watch a Movie for Social Justice

If you’ve visited the website for longer than 2 seconds, you get that the tone ranges from semi-serious reviews to the out-and-out farcical. We do our best to shy away from political discussions of any kind, as they are mostly total bummers. We try to be entertainment about entertainment, and (because we refuse to do…

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