Podcast

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…

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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…

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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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SUPER HERO HOUR HOUR 09/08/17- INHUMANS

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…

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WRITERS’ BLOCK EPISODE 9: ERIC MORAGO

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…

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

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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SUPER HERO HOUR HOUR 08/25/17- THE TICK

The Taste Buds review the first two episodes of Amazon’s The Tick! After reviewing the pilot months ago, Mike, Ryan, and Taylor re-watch the first episode and first-watch the second episode, trying to decide if it’s OK that The Tick deserves a third series. Spoiler alert: IT DO. They also get into new episodes of Wynonna Earp, The Defenders, Preacher, and Dark…

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WRITERS’ BLOCK EPISODE 8: JULIA WALTON

This week Mike talks to author Julia Walton about her debut young adult novel, “Words on Bathroom Walls.” The novel follows Adam, a high schooler with schizophrenia as he navigates the pitfalls of high school. Julia shares her journey as a writer with a depressing detour into the cubicle-filled word of insurance, and how becoming…

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WRITERS’ BLOCK EPISODE 2: ŠTĚPÁNKA JISLOVÁ

In today’s episode, Mike interviews Štěpánka Jislová, a Czech illustrator and comic book artist who served as Chapman’s Artist-in-Residence and contributed to the Fear issue of Anastamos Literary Journal! Check out Štěpánka’s work at her sites: www.facebook.com/stepanka.jislova.illustrations/ www.jislova.com/ ldcpraha.weebly.com/ Like the music? Check out Stevie Talks! ( stevietalks.com/ ) In the mean time you can: Like Us:…

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SUPER HERO HOUR HOUR 08/18/17- THE DEFENDERS

Ding dong the Ryan is dead, which means chaos reigns as the remaining Taste Buds turn to some quick soft shoe to fill in the gaps. Mike and Taylor take on the brand new Netflix show The Defenders, which is in fact a sequel that unites Jessica Jones from Jessica Jones, Daredevil from Daredevil,  Luke Cage from Luke…

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