Episode 48 - Comic
Aspiring actor (and top notch barista) Ryan joins Ben to talk about the word comic. Ben is going super-old school with his trivia and references, and Ryan tries to keep up. They discuss their favorite stand-up comedians, Doctor Strange in the Multiverse of Madness ( mild spoilers 16:02 - 39:02 ), their favorite comic themed video games, and what comic book characters they would make a game about if they could.
00:00:45 - “Is it safe,” Ryan doesn’t like the word soccer, and the origin of the word comic
00:03:27 - Norm Macdonald, “not a sponsor,” 180 people, and comedians in cars
00:08:03 - Jerry Seinfeld, Bill Burr’s blood pressure, and does Ben sound like Ray Romano?
00:10:08 - Ryan reveals what he enjoyed about hosting a comedy show
00:16:02 - Ben’s favorite stand-up comedians starting with Jake Johannsen
00:19:45 - Taylor Tomlinson’s comedy special focusing on her mental health
00:21:39 - A spoiler-ish discussion about Doctor Strange 2, comics, and the MCU
00:25:59 - Universe 199,999, the Illuminati sequence, and Ben’s plot hole questions
00:30:35 - Ben’s concerns about Brian Michael Bendis’ impact on the future of the MCU
00:33:30 - Will the multiverse in the MCU result in more lazy script writing?
00:39:02 - A brief history of the Unknown Comic
00:42:42 - Ryan still loves the Batman: Arkham and the Marvel Ultimate Alliance franchises
00:46:23 - Accolade’s Comics on the C64 and Comix Zone on the Sega Genesis
00:49:15 - Sam & Max Hit the Road by Lucasarts and Cadillacs & Dinosaurs by Capcom
00:51:00 - Ryan asks, “If you could make a video game from a comic, what would it be?”
00:53:08 - Thoughts on the cel shading art style in video games.
00:55:03 - Ben is playing NEO:TWEWY, Ryan’s Superman game story, and closing the show
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