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EP 175: We Do Not Talk About Fight Club

Jun 28, 201994 minutes


Patrick is joined this week by guest host Cassidy of the film review podcast The McGuffin, to take a deep cultural dive into the guts of the 1999 David Fincher film Fight Club.

Along the way we explore the homosexual and asexual subtext in the film.

We debate if Tyler Durden is spouting general toxic MRA talking points? Is he a representative for that strain of American death cult nihilism? Or is he a warning sign of proto fascism wrapped in the cloak of anti-consumerism and rebellion?

Heavy Stuff right? Well Cassidy also informs Patrick of Doomer Culture and corrects his misunderstandings of David Fincher as an artist and filmmaker.

EP 174: The Comic Book Show

May 17, 2019103 minutes


Season or Series?

EP 173: The Zine Scene

May 3, 201978 minutes


Thanks, Mr. Xerox

EP 172: Free Market Skool

Apr 17, 201964 minutes


Alternate History of Public Education

EP 171: Alchemy of Alcohol

Mar 21, 201979 minutes


Florida Mouth Feel

EP 170: The 68 State Senate

Mar 7, 201953 minutes


Filibuster Boyz

EP 169: The Ronald Reagan Show

Feb 15, 201964 minutes


Never Ending 1987

EP 168: Cetacean Industrial Complex

Feb 7, 201953 minutes


Technocratic Whale Songs

EP 167: TV Dad Draft

Jan 17, 201954 minutes


Nostalgia Trappist Monks

EP 166: A Face In The Crowd

Dec 20, 201876 minutes


Populist Death Cult

EP 165: The Presidency of Al Gore

Dec 7, 201861 minutes


You gotta win your state dude!

EP 164: WW2 Occult

Nov 30, 201885 minutes


Modern Art Monsters

EP 163: Franksgiving For All

Nov 22, 201820 minutes


Thanksgiving Show and Tell

EP 162: Andy Jackson

Nov 15, 201856 minutes


What about Sam Huston?

EP 253: Persepolis

Jul 1, 201837 minutes


Boston Cream History

EP 252: Black Monday Murders

Jun 24, 201841 minutes


World Cup Capitalism

EP 251: The Chilling Adventures of Sabrina

Jun 10, 201848 minutes


Do Not Bitcoin

EP 250: Grant Morrison: Supergods

Jun 3, 201836 minutes


Amsterdam Family

EP 161: Social Culture Warriors

May 31, 2018102 minutes


Ditto Heads Revenge

EP 249: I Kill Giants

May 27, 201846 minutes


Is it a rural thing?

EP 160: The Uncanny Tax-Men

May 25, 201863 minutes


Professor Cardi B

EP 248: Infinity Gauntlet

May 20, 201876 minutes


Lotta Super People

EP 247: Grandville

May 13, 201846 minutes


Counting in our heads

EP 246: Incredible Hulk Visionaries

May 6, 201833 minutes


Korean Cookies

EP 159: UFO Disinfo

May 3, 201883 minutes


Exo rabbit Hole

EP 245: Weird Detective

Apr 29, 201843 minutes


Cookie Monster

EP 243: Pride of Baghdad

Apr 22, 201835 minutes


Heart attacks are not fun

EP 158: Fordism

Apr 19, 201874 minutes


Got that River Rouge Complex

EP 243: Old Man Logan

Apr 15, 201847 minutes


Batman 2.0

EP 157: Ready Player One

Mar 29, 201885 minutes


It is all Elseworlds

EP 242: Outcast Book 1

Mar 25, 201820 minutes


Lost to the Cloud

EP 241: The Flash the Human Race

Mar 18, 201841 minutes


Blue Superman Dude

EP 156: Very Online Problems

Mar 9, 201872 minutes


NSFW or Human Consumption

EP 240: One Punch Man

Mar 4, 201829 minutes


A little racist

EP 155: Nixons

Mar 2, 201863 minutes


Dr. Manhattan is Speaker of the House

EP 239 Black Panther A Nation Under Our Feet

Feb 25, 201836 minutes


Mystic Man

EP 238: DC The New Frontier Vol 2

Feb 18, 201852 minutes


King Faraday Paczki

EP 154: Best That Never Was

Feb 15, 201852 minutes


A sports one

EP 237: DC: The New Frontier Vol 1

Feb 11, 201840 minutes


Patrick use your knees

EP 236: The Wicked + The Divine

Feb 4, 201841 minutes


Bring on the Norco

EP 153: Snake Oil

Jan 25, 201881 minutes


Moon Bat Men

EP 235: We Stand Guard

Jan 21, 201833 minutes


Mecha Dad

EP 152: Norse America or Nouveau France

Jan 19, 201860 minutes


Franklin did not like Germans

EP 234: JSA Liberty Files

Jan 14, 201845 minutes


Cloudless Brownies

EP 151: Twilight Zone Draft

Jan 11, 201884 minutes


Old Men Rambling in Caves

EP 233: Blacksad A Silent Hell

Jan 7, 201846 minutes


All That Jazz

EP 150: The Alternate History of Disney

Jan 5, 201846 minutes


Singapore theme parks

EP 232: JLA New World Order Redux

Dec 31, 201743 minutes


Day Job Batman

EP 231: Punisher MAX X-Mas Special

Dec 24, 201725 minutes


Make mincemeat outta them

EP 149: Alternate 1914 Christmas Truce

Dec 21, 201723 minutes


The First War On Christmas

EP 230: Daredevil #169

Dec 17, 201733 minutes


Dad's holiday film

EP 229: Black Science

Dec 10, 201728 minutes


Lost In Dad

EP 148: Political Fight Club

Dec 8, 201748 minutes


Jumbo and Pantsuit Rage

EP 228: The Runaways

Dec 3, 201723 minutes


I saw Snapchat on the television

EP 147: FCC Me

Dec 1, 201725 minutes


Archer is way over rated

EP 227: The Rocketeer

Nov 26, 201726 minutes


Stand up man

EP 226: Dad Returns

Nov 19, 201725 minutes


Like a square brick

EP 146: Antitrust of Silicon Valley

Nov 17, 201757 minutes


Banned from the Mall

EP 145: They Live

Nov 9, 201779 minutes


Willie Mays Trippin

EP 144: The 25th Amendment

Nov 3, 201760 minutes


Welcome Back Kushner

EP 143: Werewolf Study Session

Oct 27, 201755 minutes


Grey Wolves, Lycane, and Coyotes

Show Update

Oct 15, 20173 minutes


EP 142: Theologians of Senior Lit

Oct 12, 201752 minutes


Where is your Midwest?

EP 141: The Paranoid States of America

Oct 5, 201783 minutes


Behold a Pale Horse, Bill

EP 225: Baltimore the Plague Ships

Oct 1, 201740 minutes


Did Dad read the whole thing?

EP 224: Mouse Guard Fall 1152

Sep 24, 201734 minutes


EP 140: Modern Secession Scenarios

Sep 21, 201750 minutes


Vermont Out Now

EP 223: Unbeatable Squirrel Girl

Sep 17, 201734 minutes


Rotten Fruit Salad

EP 139: Sports Alternate History

Sep 15, 201757 minutes


Japanese Baseball Takeover

EP 138: The Red Wizard Returns

Sep 13, 201713 minutes


Dennis faces baseball duel

EP 222: We3

Sep 10, 201741 minutes


It is a Flip Phone

EP 221: Starman Omnibus Vol 1

Sep 3, 201744 minutes


Man in Doubt

EP 220: Swamp Thing: The Sureen

Aug 27, 201783 minutes


Supermarket Takeovers

EP 137: WW1 Alt History Part Deux

Aug 24, 201765 minutes


The Free State of Chicahua

EP 219: Batman: A Lonely Place of Dying

Aug 20, 201782 minutes


Robin Issues

EP 218: Marvel Weddings

Aug 15, 201744 minutes


I just knew the Hulk got married….

EP 136: Email Envy

Aug 3, 201724 minutes


Google Mayor Wayne Fouts

EP 217: Astonishing Spider-Man and Wolverine

Aug 1, 201725 minutes


12 min mark robot invasion

EP 135: Teaching 1984 in 2017

Jul 27, 201761 minutes


Socialist Roombas VS Alt Right Whistles

EP 216: Atomic Robo & the Fightin Scientists of Tesladyne

Jul 23, 201743 minutes


Dad's rumble mic

EP 215: Spider-Man & Superman Covers

Jul 16, 201741 minutes


Barf and Cake

EP 134: Robert Mercer Supervillain

Jul 14, 201749 minutes


Cat's Value Points

EP 214: Ultimate Comics Spider-Man

Jul 11, 201747 minutes


Church of Spider-Man

EP 213: Lumberjanes

Jul 4, 201747 minutes


Some Slacks and One Shirt

EP 133: Fixing College Football

Jun 30, 201760 minutes


NCAA Fake News

EP 212: SIn City: That Yellow Bastard

Jun 25, 201743 minutes


Dude Books

EP 211: Wonder Woman: Lies

Jun 18, 201738 minutes


Fathers Day Complaints

EP 132: Constitutional Crisis The Board Game

Jun 16, 201753 minutes


Post Modern Political Game Theory

EP 210: Bone Vol 7

Jun 11, 201740 minutes


Dad is not iTunes impressed

EP 131: Chrononauts N Boyscouts

Jun 8, 2017107 minutes


Time Travel Ebay

EP 209: Fury Max: My War Gone By

Jun 4, 201743 minutes


Wonder Woman my wife

EP 130: Generation of Snitches

Jun 2, 201767 minutes


Deep State Snap Chat Story

EP 129: No Roe V Wade

May 26, 201772 minutes


Wale Blazing Tomi Lahren

EP 207: Batman Year 100

May 22, 201745 minutes


Lean Forward Dad

EP 206: Starlight

May 14, 201759 minutes


Digressions on Digressing

EP 128: Greater and Lesser Wars

May 12, 201756 minutes


Less Communist Communists

EP 205: Gotham Academy

May 8, 201736 minutes


Four Year Prank

EP 204: Marvels

Apr 30, 201755 minutes


How old is Spider Man?

EP 127: School Draft Daze

Apr 28, 201760 minutes


Wu Tang Existentialist Mathematicians

EP 203: Nightwing: Bludhaven

Apr 23, 201745 minutes


Dad was Barney Rubble

EP 202: Death Note

Apr 16, 201735 minutes


Charlton Heston wasn't Mexican

EP 126: Health and Taxes

Apr 14, 201760 minutes


Those Kansas Voters

EP 201: Manifest Destiny

Apr 9, 201736 minutes


Jefferson's Red Shirts

EP 200: JMS Spider-Man

Apr 2, 201742 minutes


Dad's Barry Sanders Moment

EP 125: Alternate History of The Drug War

Mar 31, 201757 minutes


Dennis is the Trap King

EP 199: Batman The Man Who Laughs

Mar 26, 201753 minutes


Batman is always on the clock

EP 198: Judge Dredd

Mar 19, 201737 minutes


Encino Man Dad

EP 124: Leaked Protest Marches

Mar 16, 2017


Better Call Comey

EP 197: Thor God of Thunder

Mar 12, 201744 minutes


Transgender Viking Boats

EP 123: Alternate Presidential Elections

Mar 9, 201754 minutes


Zombie John Glenn VS. Hip Pat Buchanan

EP 196: Wolverine: Logan

Mar 5, 201736 minutes


Driveless Trucks and Oscar Girls

EP 122: What If a US - China War?

Mar 1, 201755 minutes


Red Dawn and Soap Boxes

EP 195: Batman: The Dark Knight Returns

Feb 26, 201745 minutes


Moby Dick and Van Jones

EP 121: The Beatles: Alternate History

Feb 22, 201761 minutes


Not a Single Yoko Given

EP 194: East of West

Feb 19, 201734 minutes


She is a sorcerer

EP 120: Non-Podesta Emails

Feb 17, 201734 minutes


Like a Fine Tuned Machine

EP 119: This is Not Normal

Feb 14, 201756 minutes


A Gaggle of Creepy Guys

EP 193: Animal Man

Feb 12, 201743 minutes


Mom explained cartoons

EP 192: Marvel 1602

Feb 5, 201740 minutes


Winged Fellas

EP 191: Luthor

Jan 29, 201744 minutes


Dad is Good at Comics

EP 118: Alternate Superhero History

Jan 25, 201760 minutes


Confederate Batman

EP 190: March Book 1

Jan 22, 201757 minutes


Turtlehead Brothers?

EP 117: Putin and Doctor Doom

Jan 19, 201736 minutes


Doom Demands

EP 189: Astro City: Confession

Jan 15, 201746 minutes


Two Baloney Sandwiches

EP 116: When the President Does it….

Jan 12, 201765 minutes


That One Surfer Lady...

EP 188: Scott Pilgrim Vol 3

Jan 8, 201751 minutes


Bill Changes Minds

EP 187: Batman: The Animated Series

Jan 1, 201728 minutes


Ham !!!!

EP 115: Mister Rogers Fan Club

Dec 28, 201639 minutes


King Friday's hostile reign

EP 186: Batman Noel

Dec 25, 201639 minutes


Costume Man

EP 114: Die Hard that Christmas

Dec 22, 201657 minutes


Dennis is a boob man

EP 185: Star Wars Comics

Dec 18, 201644 minutes


It is all about I do not know

EP 113: Fake News Literacy

Dec 15, 201663 minutes


i said he had alzheimer's

EP 184: Kingdom Come

Dec 11, 201653 minutes


Wonder Woman in Full Bloom

EP 112: Alternate History of Cuba

Dec 7, 201659 minutes


Puns for Castro and China WIns

EP 183: Saga

Dec 4, 201658 minutes


The Amazing Average Man

EP 111: Art, Academics, and Fandom

Nov 29, 2016105 minutes


World Cancer by George Lucas

EP 182: Hawkeye

Nov 27, 201637 minutes


User Error

EP 110: Michigan and Ohio

Nov 23, 201663 minutes


They look like us but are not us

EP 181: Atomic Robo

Nov 20, 201611 minutes


Break Glass

EP 109: Electoral College Massacre

Nov 16, 201668 minutes


Popular Voters

EP 180: Spider-Man Election Day

Nov 13, 201636 minutes


Legacy Comics

EP 108: Oh Macomb County

Nov 9, 201623 minutes


Congrats Veronica Klinefelt

EP 179: Doctor Strange & Doctor Doom

Nov 6, 201642 minutes


Pretentious Pretend

EP 107: Abolish Money

Nov 1, 201652 minutes


Homeless Bitcoin

EP 178: Creepy Archives

Oct 30, 201647 minutes


Dogs are a good thing

EP 106: Tesla Child Murders

Oct 26, 201659 minutes


Dennis witnessed a crime?

EP 177: The Sandman Vol 1

Oct 23, 201653 minutes


Cupcake Monsters

EP 105: Bigly Debaters

Oct 20, 201627 minutes


And a List Too

EP 104: New American Order

Oct 18, 201690 minutes


A Patry Party

EP 176: Locke and Key Vol 1

Oct 16, 201641 minutes


Pull List Dummy

EP 103: Wikileaks that Debate

Oct 11, 201627 minutes


Looming Trumps

EP 175: Batman The Black Mirror

Oct 9, 201641 minutes


War Lord Batman

EP 102: Alternate States of America

Oct 5, 201667 minutes


Texan Balkans

EP 174: Fatale Vol 1

Oct 2, 201638 minutes


Pretend Reading

EP 101: Texting Trump Conspiracy

Sep 28, 201616 minutes


Secret Plans

EP 173: Punisher Max Redux

Sep 25, 201644 minutes


Soviet Run Comics

EP 100: Exceptional Americans

Sep 21, 201687 minutes


Wicket Games

EP 172: Monster

Sep 18, 201648 minutes


What is a Bearclaw?

EP 99: Alternate Sports History

Sep 14, 201659 minutes


Dennis is the Pele of Michigan

EP 171: The Essential Batman

Sep 11, 2016102 minutes


Huge Eared Cowl

EP 170: League of Extraordinary Gentlemen

Sep 4, 201650 minutes


They was on acid

EP 98: Trumpalozza

Aug 31, 201655 minutes


Another Clip Show?

EP 169: Moon Knight #1

Aug 28, 201622 minutes


Dad drops the ball

EP 97: Zombie Class

Aug 23, 201654 minutes


Faces of Dennis

EP 168: City of Walls

Aug 21, 201649 minutes


Kids Read Online

EP 96: Four Minute Warning

Aug 17, 201654 minutes


Apes Nuke em All

EP 167: Battling Boy

Aug 14, 201647 minutes


Not Merle Haggard

EP 95: Killer Robots Debate

Aug 10, 201664 minutes


Drone Porn and Waffles

EP 166: Suicide Squad

Aug 7, 201638 minutes


Confusion Gang

EP 94: Alternate Constitutional Conventions

Aug 2, 201660 minutes


O Canada States

EP 165: Aquaman Origins

Jul 31, 201656 minutes


Business Casual Pirates

EP 164: Bone Vol 6

Jul 24, 201640 minutes


Dad Loves Redheads

EP 93: Public Shaming

Jul 20, 201669 minutes


Fattish Problems

EP 163: Batman VS Predator

Jul 17, 201642 minutes


This Predator Fella

EP 92: Purging Automation Classes

Jul 13, 201675 minutes


Pokemon stole my job!

EP 162: Superman Red Son

Jul 10, 201643 minutes


.Back on the land of confusion

EP 91: Arnold's’ Always Pay Their Debt

Jul 6, 201647 minutes


Real Life Super Villains Vol 6

EP 161: I Killed Adolf Hitler

Jul 3, 201636 minutes


Time Travel Television Role

EP 90: What If Rome Ruled Germania?

Jun 29, 201661 minutes


Latin may be important

EP 160: Amazing Spider-Man - Family Business

Jun 26, 201640 minutes


Back to the streets Dad

EP 89: World Government Fun

Jun 22, 201687 minutes


Star Trek Trump

EP 159: Mother, Come Home

Jun 19, 201649 minutes


Fritters and the Afterlife

EP 88: Supreme Court of Music

Jun 15, 201661 minutes


Chief Justice Hank Williams Jr.

EP 87: Alternative History of King and X

Jun 8, 201664 minutes


Uncivil Conversation Rights

EP 157: Understanding Comics

Jun 5, 201641 minutes


College Level Comics

EP 86: Podcast on Podcasting

Jun 1, 201660 minutes


13 year itch

EP 156: Death of Captain America

May 28, 201635 minutes


Bucky Dent Cap

EP 85: The Hard Masters

May 25, 201651 minutes


Orson Scott Class Size

EP 155: Daredevil The Man Without Fear

May 22, 201646 minutes


Kill Order For Netlfix

EP 84: Culturally Catholic

May 18, 201657 minutes


Give Me Dogma Cliff Notes

EP 154: Usagi Yojimbo

May 15, 201642 minutes


Rabbits and Emails

EP 83: CRISPR Designer Genes

May 11, 201672 minutes


They Are Made Out Of Meat

EP 153: Arrowsmith

May 8, 201654 minutes


Mommy and Nazi Talk

EP 152: Free Comic Book Day 2016

May 7, 201615 minutes


Ghostbusting Dad

EP 151: Marvel's Civil War

May 1, 201649 minutes


Who are these people?

EP 82: Privatize Everything

Apr 27, 201666 minutes


Dennis Costs Costs

EP 150: Bone Vol 5

Apr 24, 201647 minutes


Impiegato to the Bone

EP 81: The Politics of Superheroes

Apr 20, 201672 minutes


Political Capes and Tights

EP 149: Ex Machina

Apr 17, 201632 minutes


Dad is all about photo reference

EP 80: What if Kurt Cobain Lived?

Apr 13, 201679 minutes


Old Music Men

EP 148: Kevin Smith Era Green Arrow

Apr 10, 201623 minutes


Patrick goes solo with Kevin Smith’s Green Arrow issues #13-#15

EP 144: Y The Last Man

Mar 13, 201625 minutes


Dad cannot be on the show this week so Patrick goes solo and discusses one of his favorite comic works the semi apocalyptic science fiction tale Y The Last Man from Brian K Vaughan and Pia Guerra. Patrick covers only the first issue and declares it is a

EP 76: Reading, Writing, and Redacted

Mar 9, 201698 minutes


Patrick has a conversation with artist / author Ephrat Livni all about the intrinsic value of reading fiction, science fiction, and trying to understand Common Core and YA. Ephrat’s work can found at http://www.ephratlivni.com/ her Twitter is @el72champs

EP 71: Understanding Zero

Feb 11, 201640 minutes


Patrick invites Colin Beveridge, mathematician and author from Flying Colours Maths to better explain Zero as a number, concept, and tool. Colin gives some history of zero, explains empty sets and how infinity is zero’s conceptual mate. Plus Patrick peppe

EP 65: Warren Zevon Supershow

Dec 23, 2015123 minutes


Patrick brings on three guests, Geoff, Emily, and Nate to discuss Warren Zevon. How do you define Zevon as a an artist? Why was he never as big as other artists in canon of American musicians? What was the David Lettermen connection all about? All que

EP 60: What is Nostalgia Good For?

Nov 25, 201580 minutes


Dennis and Patrick welcome Cassidy from the podcast Jabber and the Drone to discuss the benefits and drawbacks of putting on the rose tinted glasses of nostalgia. Where the 1950’s really that great? Does mass media create our memories? Where does look

EP 58: The Detroit Lions Saga

Nov 11, 201555 minutes


Bubbles Vs Leo

EP 50 : Justice League of American History Draft

Sep 23, 201587 minutes


A most boring Avengers team

EP 47: Alternate Olympics Detroit 68

Sep 3, 201565 minutes


Less fires later

EP 46: Real Life Super Villains Vol 3

Aug 27, 201535 minutes


Bad Batmen

EP 40 : Abolish Congress

Jul 16, 201587 minutes


We can change two things

EP 100: Starman #9 - 16

Jun 7, 201569 minutes


We got there son

EP 67 Amazing Spider-Man #630-633

Nov 22, 20143481 minutes


EP 15: Batman Vol 1: Court of Owls

Nov 16, 201342 minutes


Batman drugs

EP 10: Starman Who?

Oct 13, 201340 minutes


So much explaining


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