Wizard and the Bruiser

Wizard and the Bruiser

By The Last Podcast Network

Holden McNeely and Jake Young are your guides on a psychotropic journey into the secret origins of nerd culture. Fill your ears with education each week as the hosts tackle subjects from the worlds of comic books, video games, anime and film. Untold stories, bizarre facts and crazed deconstructions will fly at you at dangerous speeds, do not listen if you are pregnant or nursing. Make no mistake, this IS the sweatiest podcast in human history.

Episodes

Where's Wizbru?

Hey there! If you're wondering where the heck your favorite nerd history show is, well, listen to this!     Theme for Harold, Kevin MacLeod (incompetech.com) Licensed under Creative Commons: By Attribution 3.0 License creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0
14/02/20·1m 1s

Welcome to Wizard and the Bruiser

Hey there! We're Wizard and the Bruiser, the internet's sweatiest nerd history podcast. Join us as we deep dive into the history behind our favorite movies, games, tv shows and more!   Theme for Harold, Kevin MacLeod (incompetech.com) Licensed under Creative Commons: By Attribution 3.0 License creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0
14/02/20·1m 17s

Scott Pilgrim vs. the World

This week we cover Bryan Lee O'Malley's groundbreaking comic series and the movie adaptation by Edgar Wright.   This is the last episode before we go Spotify exclusive! Listen to Wizard and the Bruiser free on Spotify to get episodes as soon as they come out   Support us on Patreon to get access to discords, weekly bonus content, and more!   Local Forecast - Elevator, Acid Jazz, Kevin MacLeod (incompetech.com) Licensed under Creative Commons: By Attribution 3.0 License creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0
10/02/20·1h 16m

Bong Joon-ho, Director of 'Parasite' and 'Snowpiercer'

We explore the life and works of South Korean film director Bong Joon-ho.   Listen to Wizard and the Bruiser free on Spotify   Need even more Wizzin and Bruisin?  Support us on Patreon to get access to discords, weekly bonus content, and more!  
03/02/20·1h 13m

Futurama Pt. II

Good news everyone! We're back with the second part of our series on Futurama.    Listen to Wizard and the Bruiser free on Spotify   Patreon supporters get weekly bonus content and lots of other goodies? Shut up and take my money!   3989-Local-Forecast, Kevin MacLeod (incompetech.com) Licensed under Creative Commons: By Attribution 3.0 License creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0
27/01/20·1h

Futurama Pt. I

We voyage to the world of tomorrow to kick off our two-parter on the making-of "Futurama"    Listen to this episode free on Spotify!   Good news everyone! You can help the show while also getting weekly bonus content by supporting us on Patreon!   3989-Local-Forecast, Kevin MacLeod (incompetech.com) Licensed under Creative Commons: By Attribution 3.0 License creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0    
20/01/20·1h 3m

The Witcher

We explore the history of "The Witcher", from the novels by Andrzej Sapkowski, to the video games, to the Netflix adaptation.    Toss a coin to your podcasters over on our Patreon page and get rewarded with weekly bonus episodes and other goodies! 
13/01/20·1h 7m

Unlocked Episode! Online Dating

We're on the road this week, so please enjoy this unlocked Patreon bonus episode! We talk all about the world of online dating and how even nerds need love and fuck.   Dig the bonus episode? Unlock our full archives and get weekly bonus content by supporting us on Patreon!    Chicago! Pontiac! Milwaukee! Come see Wizard and the Bruiser with Page 7 LIVE this weekend. Get your tickets here!   Local Forecast-Elevator, Kevin MacLeod (incompetech.com) Licensed under Creative Commons: By Attribution 3.0 License creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0/
09/01/20·35m 29s

Gremlins

We close out the holidays by exploring the making of our favorite Christmas movie, Gremlins.   Chicago! Pontiac! Milwaukee! Come see Wizard and the Bruiser with Page 7 LIVE this January. Get your tickets here!   Can't get enough Wizbru? Join our Patreon for bonus episodes and more goodies!     
02/01/20·1h 10m

Tony Hawk's Pro Skater

We explore the making of arguably the most beloved video game of all time, Tony Hawk's Pro Skater.    Check out Hawthorne at http://hawthorne.co and use promo code WIZARD to 10% off your first purchase.   Chicago! Pontiac! Milwaukee! Come see Wizard and the Bruiser with Page 7 LIVE this January. Get your tickets here!   Can't get enough Wizbru? Join our Patreon for bonus episodes and more goodies!    ProtoFunk, Kevin MacLeod (incompetech.com) Licensed under Creative Commons: By Attribution 3.0 License creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0  
19/12/19·1h 27m

The Maxx

Holden and Jake take a journey to the outback to explore the history behind Sam Kieth's comic book series "The Maxx" Just go to http://getquip.com/wizard to save on gift sets and to get your first refill FREE with a refill plan.   Chicago! Pontiac! Milwaukee! Come see Wizard and the Bruiser with Page 7 LIVE this January. Get your tickets here!   Want us to cover your favorite fandom? Visit our Patreon to learn more!    4427-Stringed-Disco, Kevin MacLeod (incompetech.com) Licensed under Creative Commons: By Attribution 3.0 License creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0  
12/12/19·1h 14m

Xena: Warrior Princess

In a time of ancient Gods, warlords, and kings, two nerds explore the making of "Xena: Warrior Princess"   Go to http://keeps.com/wizard to receive your first month of treatment for free.   Come see Jake and Holden's asexual tension LIVE! Los Angeles! Chicago! Pontiac! Milwaukee! Get your tickets here!   Thanks to Karl Smith for supporting this episode! Be sure to check out his podcast Game Train.   Want us to cover your favorite fandom? Visit our Patreon to learn more!    3422-Bass-Vibes, Kevin MacLeod (incompetech.com) Licensed under Creative Commons: By Attribution 3.0 License creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0
05/12/19·1h

Holiday Bonus - The Beginnings of the Internet

We've been wrestled away from the studio to spend time with our families, but we couldn't help but to give you a little Wizbru. Please enjoy this bonus episode from our Patreon on the earliest days of the internet.    Did we convince you? Come on over to the Patreon, it's fun and you help out the show!    Los Angeles! Chicago! Pontiac! Milwaukee! You don't want to miss our winter tour with Page 7. Get your tickets here!
27/11/19·32m 42s

My Chemical Romance

Jake and Holden are joined by Alex Ptak (Pod Damn America, Ballin' Out Super) and they dive into the history of MCR.   Quip starts at just $25 and if you go to http://getquip.com/wizard right now, you can get your first refill pack for FREE.   Los Angeles! Chicago! Pontiac! Milwaukee! You don't want to miss our winter tour with Page 7. Get your tickets here!   Thanks to Jake and Hillary for making this episode possible! Give the gift of WizBru, find out how to support an episode over on our Patreon page!   Your Call, Kevin MacLeod (incompetech.com) Licensed under Creative Commons: By Attribution 3.0 License creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0
21/11/19·1h 21m

Firefly

Holden and Jake are joined by Jared Warner to explore the making of the cult classic tv show "Firefly"   Check out Hawthorne at http://hawthorne.co and use promo code WIZARD to 10% off your first purchase.   Los Angeles! Chicago! Pontiac! Milwaukee! We're coming to edutain your asses. Get your tickets here!    This episode was brought to you by Ryan Taylor! Check out his podcast network Jedi Dropouts Productions.    Do you want us to cover your favorite fandom? Learn more on our Patreon page!     4391 Son of a Rocket, Kevin MacLeod (incompetech.com) Licensed under Creative Commons: By Attribution 3.0 License creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0
14/11/19·1h 13m

Space Jam

Well, you guys asked, and we're gonna deliver. We explore the truly weird making of 1996's "Space Jam"    Los Angeles! Chicago! Pontiac! Milwaukee! Come see our sweaty bodies in person on our winter tour with Page 7.  Get your tickets here!    Come on and slam* and welcome to the jam**   *support the show **weekly bonus content.   Our Patreon supporters help us make the show, join today! 
07/11/19·1h 10m

Junji Ito

We conclude SpoOoOky October by exploring the terrifying work of horror manga artist Junji Ito.    Get $5 off your first order of $15 or more when you download the DoorDash app and enter promo code Wizard.     Sure, October has been pretty spooky, but nothing compares to the horror of our student loans! Support us on Patreon and get bonus weekly episodes, discord chats and more!       Moonlight Hall, Kevin MacLeod (incompetech.com) Licensed under Creative Commons: By Attribution 3.0 License creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0  
31/10/19·1h 6m

EC Comics

We explore the history of EC Comics: their rise in the 40s & 50s with titles such as "Tales From the Crypt", their battle with the Comics Code Authority and their enduring legacy.    Quip starts at just $25 and if you go to http://getquip.com/wizard right now, you can get your first refill pack for FREE.     This episode was brought to you by one of our Patrons! Support us on Patreon and get bonus weekly episodes, discord chats and more!         Honey-Bee, Kevin MacLeod (incompetech.com) Licensed under Creative Commons: By Attribution 3.0 License creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0  
24/10/19·1h 12m

Bonus: Silent Hill w/ Matt McMuscles

Didn't get enough Silent Hill knowledge? Yeah, we thought so. Jake sat down with friend of the show Matt McMuscles to dive even deeper into the Silent Hill franchise.      Love bonus content? We've got weekly Patreon exclusive episodes, secret discord chats and more for our Patrons! 
18/10/19·37m 35s

Silent Hill

This week we unpack the history behind the iconic horror video game franchise "Silent Hill"     Go to http://keeps.com/wizard to receive your first month of treatment for free.   Need even more spooky scary Wizbru? Our Patreon supporters get bonus episodes, discord chats and more!        Fuzzball Parade, Kevin MacLeod (incompetech.com) Licensed under Creative Commons: By Attribution 3.0 License creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0    
17/10/19·1h 13m

Nolan North & Troy Baker Talk "Fester's Quest"

We are so excited to be joined by Nolan North and Troy Baker (Retro Replay) to explore the nightmare that is "Fester's Quest" 
10/10/19·40m 31s

The Addams Family

We continue Spooky October by exploring the making of "The Addams Family"   Ah-ah-ah! Want even more spooky scary Wizbru content? Our Patreon supporters get bonus episodes, discord chats and more!       
10/10/19·1h 21m

Scream

Holden and Jake kick off spooky season by diving into the story behind the "Scream" franchise.      Get $5 off your first order of $15 or more when you download the DoorDash app and enter promo code Wizard.   Want even more Wizbru? Our Patreon supporters get bonus episodes, discord chats and more!        Thief in the Night, Kevin MacLeod (incompetech.com) Licensed under Creative Commons: By Attribution 3.0 License creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0
03/10/19·1h 16m

R. Crumb

Holden and Jake explore the life and times of prolific and controversial cartoonist R. Crumb.  Quip starts at just $25 and if you go to http://getquip.com/wizard right now, you can get your first refill pack for FREE.   This episode was brought to you by one of our Patreon supporters! Want Holden and Jake to cover your favorite topic? Check out our Patreon to learn how!    Life of Riley, Kevin MacLeod (incompetech.com) Licensed under Creative Commons: By Attribution 3.0 License creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0
26/09/19·1h 18m

Ghost in the Shell

We explore the making of Japanese cyberpunk franchise "Ghost in the Shell"   This episode is brought to you by our Patreon supporters! Patrons help out the show and get weekly bonus episodes, discord chats and more goodies!  
19/09/19·1h 15m

Sid Meier's Civilization

We explore the history behind the fan-favorite turn-based strategy game series "Civilization"   Help us in build our nerd empire - Patreon supporters help us grow the show and get bonus episodes, discord chats and more!   Get $5 off your first order of $15 or more when you download the DoorDash app and enter promo code Wizard.    Airport Lounge, Kevin MacLeod (incompetech.com) Licensed under Creative Commons: By Attribution 3.0 License creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0
12/09/19·1h 18m

Quentin Tarantino Part II

Holden and Jake are joined by Ed Larson and they conclude their series on iconic filmmaker Quentin Tarantino.      We love you, Patreon honey bunnies. Our Patreon supporters get weekly bonus episodes, discord chats and more, support WizBru today!  
05/09/19·1h 12m

Quentin Tarantino Part I

We dive into the story of Quentin Tarantino's career, from his early days working at a video rental store to "Reservoir Dogs"   Can't get enough WizBru? Our Patreon supporters get weekly bonus shows, discord chats, and more!   Quip starts at just $25 and if you go to http://getquip.com/wizard right now, you can get your first refill pack for FREE.   Carpe Diem, Kevin MacLeod (incompetech.com) Licensed under Creative Commons: By Attribution 3.0 License creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0
29/08/19·1h 8m

Fire Emblem

We explore the making of Intelligent Systems' fantasy game "Fire Emblem".    Thanks to our Patron Ethan for recommending this topic! Our Patreon supporters get weekly bonus episodes, discord chats and more!    Go to http://BuyRaycon.com/WIZARD to get 15% off your order! Thief in the Night, Kevin MacLeod (incompetech.com) Licensed under Creative Commons: By Attribution 3.0 License creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0
22/08/19·1h 22m

Predator

Holden and Jake dive into the making of Predator (1987) You know when Dillon and Dutch handshake in the bar? That's us and our Patreon supporters. Get weekly bonus episodes and tons of fun goodies!  For a limited time, receive your first month of treatment for free, go to http://Keeps.com/WIZARD   Funkorama, Kevin MacLeod (incompetech.com) Licensed under Creative Commons: By Attribution 3.0 License creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0
15/08/19·1h 13m

Yakuza w/ Angriest Pat

 Holden and Jake are joined by Pat Boivin (Castle Super Beast) and they discuss the criminally underrated Japanese game franchise "Yakuza"    Wanna help out the show? Join our Patreon! You get weekly bonus episodes, discord chats and more goodies.    Go to http://gabi.com/WIZARD and start saving money - NO fees, NO forms, and NO spam.   Cheery Monday, Kevin MacLeod (incompetech.com) Licensed under Creative Commons: By Attribution 3.0 License creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0
08/08/19·1h 13m

Bonus Episode - Jymn Magon Interview

Holden and Jake sit down with Jymn Magon to pick his brain on working at Disney, the tv animation renaissance and, of course, DuckTales (woo-ooo).    Check out Jymn's work on his Facebook page!  
01/08/19·45m 1s

DuckTales

Holden and Jake uncover the story behind Disney's classic animated tv show "DuckTales"   Quip starts at just $25 and if you go to http://getquip.com/wizard right now, you can get your first refill pack for FREE.   Can't get enough WizBru? Patreon supporters help us make this show, and get weekly bonus goodies! Support Wizard and the Bruiser today!   Rainbows, Kevin MacLeod (incompetech.com) Licensed under Creative Commons: By Attribution 3.0 License creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0
01/08/19·1h 18m

Digimon

Holden and Jake are joined by superfan Katie Rose Leon to explore the history of "Digimon" Go to http://BuyRaycon.com/WIZARD to get 15% off your order! Need even more wizzin' and bruisin'? Our patreon supporters get tons of bonus content! Help support the show today!   Aurea-Camina, Kevin MacLeod (incompetech.com) Licensed under Creative Commons: By Attribution 3.0 License creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0/-- 
25/07/19·1h 9m

Super Mario World

Holden and Jake learn about the story behind Nintendo's revolutionary game "Super Mario World"   Go to http://gabi.com/WIZARD and start saving money - NO fees, NO forms, and NO spam. Need even more wizzin' and bruisin'? Our patreon supporters get tons of bonus content! Help support the show today!   Apero Hour, Kevin MacLeod (incompetech.com) Licensed under Creative Commons: By Attribution 3.0 License creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0/
18/07/19·1h 13m

The Hulk

Holden and Jake explore the history behind Marvel superhero The Incredible Hulk.  For $80 off your first month of HelloFresh, go to http://HelloFresh.com/BRUISER80 and enter BRUISER80.   Want even more WizBru? Our patreon supporters get tons of bonus content! Help support the show today!   Sunshine Version 2, Kevin MacLeod (incompetech.com) Licensed under Creative Commons: By Attribution 3.0 License creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0/
11/07/19·1h 12m

District 9

Holden and Jake explore the story behind the 2009 sci-fi movie "District 9" Go to http://BuyRaycon.com/WIZARD to get 20% off your order! Quip starts at just $25 and if you go to http://getquip.com/wizard right now, you can get your first refill pack for FREE.   Want even more Wizbru? Support us on our Patreon and get bonus episodes and other goodies.    Surf Shimmy, Too Cool, Kevin MacLeod (incompetech.com) Licensed under Creative Commons: By Attribution 3.0 License creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0/
04/07/19·1h 8m

Adventure Time

Join Jake the Wizard and Holden the Bruiser as they voyage to the land of Ooo to tell the tale behind beloved animated series "Adventure Time"   Thanks to CrotchyDonkles (link NSFW) who made this episode possible! Join our Patreon today and get tons of bonus episodes, private discord chats and more!  
27/06/19·1h 5m

Chrono Trigger

Holden and Jake explore the making of the role-playing video game "Chrono Trigger".   For a limited time, receive your first month of treatment for free, go to http://Keeps.com/WIZARD   Thanks to the Patreon supporter who made this episode possible! Join today and get tons of bonus episodes, private discord chats and more! Theme for Harold, Bossa Antigua Kevin MacLeod (incompetech.com) Licensed under Creative Commons: By Attribution 3.0 License creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0/
20/06/19·1h 8m

Princess Mononoke

Holden and Jake explore the making of beloved Studio Ghibli film "Princess Mononoke"   Spirit of the Forest! We implore you, donate to our Patreon, and get access to weekly bonus episodes!
13/06/19·1h 8m

Epic Games

Holden and Jake explore the history behind video game dev giant Epic Games. See Wizard and the Bruiser live on Sunday, June 9 at The Bellhouse, NYC. Get your tickets here!    Get your first refill pack free at http://getquip.com/wizard   Get weekly bonus episodes and help us make this show by supporting us on Patreon!   Theme for Harold, Bossa Antigua Kevin MacLeod (incompetech.com) Licensed under Creative Commons: By Attribution 3.0 License creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0/
06/06/19·1h 25m

HBO's Game of Thrones Pt. 2

Holden and Jake continue their series on HBO's Game of Thrones and dive deep into the casting, music and more.    See Wizard and the Bruiser live on Sunday, June 9 at The Bellhouse, NYC. Get your tickets here!    What do we say to the God of student loans? Not today - Patreon supporters help us produce this podcast!    
30/05/19·1h 29m

HBO's Game of Thrones Pt. I

Holden and Jake dive deep into the history behind HBO's adaptation of "Game of Thrones"   See Wizard and the Bruiser live on Sunday, June 9 at The Bellhouse, NYC. Get your tickets here!    Protect your online activity TODAY and find out how you can get 3 months free at http://expressvpn.com/wizard   Want even more Wizzin and Bruisin? Patreon supporters get weekly bonus episodes!     Theme for Harold, Samba Isobel Kevin MacLeod (incompetech.com) Licensed under Creative Commons: By Attribution 3.0 License creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0/
23/05/19·1h 15m

Neopets

Holden and Jake are joined by Karina Farek to explore the story behind Neopets.    Get $80 off your first month at http://hellofresh.com/bruiser80 with promo code: bruiser80   See Wizard and the Bruiser live on Sunday, June 9 at The Bellhouse, NYC. Get your tickets here!      Want even more Wizzin and Bruisin? Patreon supporters get weekly bonus episodes!     GlitterBurst Kevin MacLeod (incompetech.com) Licensed under Creative Commons: By Attribution 3.0 License creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0/
16/05/19·1h 17m

RoboCop

Holden and Jake explore the making of iconic 80s cyberpunk film "RoboCop" Get your first refill pack free at http://getquip.com/wizard   I'd buy that for a dollar! Patreon supporters get bonus episodes every week. Beach Bum Kevin MacLeod (incompetech.com) Licensed under Creative Commons: By Attribution 3.0 License creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0/
09/05/19·1h 16m

Ant-Man

Holden and Jake dive deep into the convoluted history behind Marvel Comic's Ant-Man. Protect your online activity TODAY and find out how you can get 3 months free at http://expressvpn.com/wizard   Want even more WizBru action? Our patreon supporters get weekly bonus episodes!    Nowhere Land Kevin MacLeod (incompetech.com) Licensed under Creative Commons: By Attribution 3.0 License creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0/
02/05/19·1h 20m

One Punch Man

Holden and Jake explore the history behind Japanese manga "One Punch Man"   Get your first month of treatment for free at http://keeps.com/wizard   Want even more Wizzin' & Bruisin? Patreon supporters get weekly bonus shows!   Local Forcast, Kevin MacLeod (incompetech.com) Licensed under Creative Commons: By Attribution 3.0 License creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0/
25/04/19·1h 14m

Ren & Stimpy

Holden and Jake recount the story behind controversial yet acclaimed 90s cartoon "The Ren & Stimpy Show"   Robinhood is giving listeners a free stock at http://wizard.robinhood.com This episode was brought to you by our Patreon supporters. Happy happy joy joy!   Hep Cats, Kevin MacLeod (incompetech.com) Licensed under Creative Commons: By Attribution 3.0 License creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0/
18/04/19·1h 22m

Dead Space

Holden and Jake explore science fiction survival horror video game "Dead Space"   This episode was brought to you by one of our Patreon supporters. Our Patrons help the show and get weekly bonus episodes.     Get your first refill pack free at http://getquip.com/wizard Honey Bee, Kevin MacLeod (incompetech.com) Licensed under Creative Commons: By Attribution 3.0 License creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0/
11/04/19·1h 18m

Harry Potter Pt. 2

Jake and Holden are joined by Jackie Zebrowski to dive even further into the world of "Harry Potter" and discuss the cultural impacts of the series, from real life quidditch to fanfiction.   Accio, cash! This episode was brought to you by our Patreon supporters. 
04/04/19·1h 14m

Harry Potter Pt. 1

3 cities, 3 shows for one great guy! Get tickets for the Jason Saenz Benefit Extravaganza here: LA - April 1st NYC - April 1st DC - April 3rd   Holden is joined by Jackie Zebrowski to discuss the story behind J. K. Rowling's beloved fantasy series "Harry Potter"   Protect your online activity TODAY and find out how you can get 3 months free at http://expressvpn.com/wizard   Tool Cool, Thief in the Night, Kevin MacLeod (incompetech.com) Licensed under Creative Commons: By Attribution 3.0 License creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0/--
28/03/19·1h 13m

Captain Marvel

Jake is joined by Meghan O'Keefe and Mike Lawrence to discuss "Captain Marvel" Get $100 off the Eero base unit and 2 beacons at http://eero.com/wizard with promo code: wizard Robinhood is giving listeners a free stock at http://wizard.robinhood.com Want even more Wizbru? Patreon supporters help out the show and get weekly bonus shows!     Apero Hour, Local Forecast, Kevin MacLeod (incompetech.com) Licensed under Creative Commons: By Attribution 3.0 License creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0/
21/03/19·1h 1m

They Might Be Giants

Holden and Jake explore the history behind alt band They Might Be Giants.   Say we're the only bee in your bonnet! Patreon supporters get weekly bonus content and help bring Wizbru to you each and every week!     Awesome Call, Kevin MacLeod (incompetech.com) Licensed under Creative Commons: By Attribution 3.0 License creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0/
14/03/19·1h 10m

Stanley Kubrick

C-c-cross over episode! Holden and Jake are joined by Frank Conniff, Trace Beaulieu, and Carolina Hidalgo from Movie Sign with the Mads to discuss one of the greatest and most influential filmmakers, Stanley Kubrick.   Check out Movie Sign with the Mads!     Want even more WizBru action? Patreon supporters get weekly bonus content.   
07/03/19·1h 5m

Activision

Holden and Jake discuss the history behind video game corporate overlords Activision.   Get your first month of treatment for free at http://keeps.com/wizard   This episode was brought to you by our Patreon supporters! Support us today and unlock weekly bonus content -  no microtransactions ever, we promise.    Nowhere Land, Kevin MacLeod (incompetech.com) Licensed under Creative Commons: By Attribution 3.0 License creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0/
28/02/19·1h 18m

Invader Zim

Holden and Jake explore Jhonen Vasquez's iconic animation series "Invader Zim".   Robinhood is giving listeners a free stock at  http://wizard.robinhood.com   Want even more Wizbru action? Support us on Patreon!   Hep Cats, Kevin MacLeod (incompetech.com) Licensed under Creative Commons: By Attribution 3.0 License creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0/
21/02/19·1h 12m

Return of the Jedi

Holden and Jake discuss the making of the final installment in the original Star Wars trilogy "Return of the Jedi"   Get your first refill pack free at http://getquip.com/wizard   Want even more WizBru? Patreon supporters get lots of bonus goodies! Off to Osaka, Kevin MacLeod (incompetech.com) Licensed under Creative Commons: By Attribution 3.0 License creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0/
14/02/19·1h 17m

StarCraft

Holden and Jake discuss the history behind Blizzard's intergalactic real-time strategy game StarCraft.    This episode is dedicated to the memory of our bud Bird Luger. You can contribute to his memorial fund here.      Want even more Wizzin' and Bruisin'? Patreon supporters get weekly bonus content!  
07/02/19·1h 12m

Star Trek: The Original Series

Captain's Log. Stardate 13119: Holden and Jake explore the history behind beloved Sci-Fi series "Star Trek: The Original Series"   Money for podcasters - the final frontier! Patreon supporters unlock to weekly bonus content and help keep the show going  
31/01/19·1h 17m

Katamari Damacy

Holden and Jake discuss the imaginative Namco game "Katamari Damacy"   Robinhood is giving you a free stock at http://wizard.robinhood.com   Get your first refill pack free at http://getquip.com/wizard   Be our King of All Cosmos! Support the show on Patreon and get bonus weekly content.   C-Funk, ZigZag, Kevin MacLeod (incompetech.com) Licensed under Creative Commons: By Attribution 3.0 License creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0/
24/01/19·1h 12m

Wolverine

  This week Holden and Jake discuss the history behind one of their personal favorites, Marvel character Wolverine.      Want to help the show bub? Our patreon supporters get access to weekly bonus shows and more goodies. Help support the show today!
17/01/19·1h 22m

The Neverending Story

We explore the story behind "The Neverending Story", from the novel by big time weeb Michael Ende to the iconic 80s movies.   Want even more Wizbru? Our patreon supporters get access to weekly bonus shows and more goodies. Help support the show today!  
10/01/19·1h 7m

One Piece

We explore the history behind Eiichiro Oda's world of rubbery pirate kings, "One Piece".    This episode was brought to you by one of our Patrons! Want us to cover your favorite pop culture nugget? Support us today!   
03/01/19·1h 12m

Mortal Kombat Pt. II

We continue our series on Mortal Kombat and talk new games, corny dialogues, financial woes and the death of arcades.   Test your might! Listeners like you help us make the show, support us on Patreon to get access to weekly bonus content!
27/12/18·1h 11m

Mortal Kombat Pt. I

We kick off our series on the Mortal Kombat games and discuss it's development by Midway Games, the music, legal battles and more.   To receive your first month of treatment for free, go to http://keeps.com/wizard.   Test your might! Listeners like you help us make the show, support us on Patreon to get access to weekly bonus content!   IttyBitty8Bit, Kevin MacLeod (incompetech.com) Licensed under Creative Commons: By Attribution 3.0 License creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0/  
20/12/18·1h 20m

J.R.R. Tolkien's The Lord of the Rings Pt. II

We conclude our series on J.R.R. Tolkien's "The Lord of the Rings" and talk about those dang deus ex machina eagles   Get a free stock at http://wizard.robinhood.com   Nothing is more precious to us than our Patreon supporters! Patrons get access to weekly bonus content and help out the show!   Awesome Call, Kevin MacLeod (incompetech.com) Licensed under Creative Commons: By Attribution 3.0 License creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0/
13/12/18·1h 11m

J.R.R. Tolkien's The Lord of the Rings Pt. I

Join Holden and Jake as they voyage to Middle Earth as they explore the story behind J.R.R. Tolkien and his expansive fantasy series "The Lord of the Rings".    To receive your first month of treatment for free, go to http://keeps.com/wizard.   Thanks to the Patreon supporter that gave us this topic! Patrons get access to weekly bonus content and help out the show!   AcidJazz, Kevin MacLeod (incompetech.com) Licensed under Creative Commons: By Attribution 3.0 License creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0/
06/12/18·1h 12m

Home Alone

Holden and Jake discuss the story behind 1990's Christmas classic "Home Alone"   Support us on Patreon to help the show and get access to weekly bonus content!
29/11/18·1h 17m

Super Mario Bros.

Holden and Jake discuss the story behind one of the greatest video games of all time, Super Mario Bros.    To receive your first month of treatment for free, go to http://keeps.com/wizard.   Patreon supporters get weekly bonus content. Wahoo!   Itty Bitty 8 bit, Kevin MacLeod (incompetech.com) Licensed under Creative Commons: By Attribution 3.0 License creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0/
22/11/18·1h 22m

Leslie Nielsen

Holden and Jake discussed the life and times of famed comedic actor Leslie Nielsen.   Get a free stock at http://wizard.robinhood.com   I just want to tell you good luck, we're all counting on you. Support the show on Patreon!   ZigZag, Kevin MacLeod (incompetech.com) Licensed under Creative Commons: By Attribution 3.0 License creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0/
15/11/18·1h 10m

Avatar: The Last Airbender

Holden and Jake discuss the making of "Avatar: The Last Airbender" and discuss the series, books, and yes, the M. Night Shyamalan movie.    To receive your first month of treatment for free, go to http://keeps.com/wizard.   Visit http://stamps.com and use code WIZARD for a special offer!   Want to help the show? Support us on Patreon!   Apero Hour, Cheery Monday, Kevin MacLeod (incompetech.com) Licensed under Creative Commons: By Attribution 3.0 License creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0/
08/11/18·1h 7m

Goosebumps

Listener beware, you're in for a scare! Holden and Jake discuss the "Goosebumps" books, tv shows and movies and explore the true story behind beloved author R.L. Stine's iconic series.    Collect a special reward at https://bit.ly/2Att64m and use CODE: HOIZBZ4SU   Patreon supporters get access to chilling and thrilling bonus content each and every week!   Zazie, Kevin MacLeod (incompetech.com) Licensed under Creative Commons: By Attribution 3.0 License creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0/
01/11/18·1h 7m

Fallout Pt. 2

Holden and Jake are back to discuss even more Fallout, and they are joined by Marcus Parks to give you "the gush" over their favorite things about the franchise.    To receive your first month of treatment for free, go to http://keeps.com/wizard.   Robinhood is giving listeners a free stock to build your portfolio. Sign up at http://wizard.robinhood.com   Our world is a post-apocalyptic wasteland without support from listeners like you. Patreon supporters get weekly bonus content!    Bossa Antigua, Deuces, Kevin MacLeod (incompetech.com) Licensed under Creative Commons: By Attribution 3.0 License creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0/
25/10/18·1h 33m

Fallout Pt. 1

Holden and Jake explore the history behind post-apocalyptic role-playing video game series "Fallout".  Get 30% off your subscription at http://lootcrate.com/watb with promo code: WATB Only you can save us from nuclear annihilation! Patreon subscribers get weekly bonus content!   IttyBitty 8 Bit, Kevin MacLeod (incompetech.com) Licensed under Creative Commons: By Attribution 3.0 License creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0/
18/10/18·1h 1m

The Exorcist

Holden and Jake discuss the story behind 1973's "The Exorcist" and the movie's enduring legacy and curse.    To receive your first month of treatment for free, go to http://keeps.com/wizard.   Start your 4 week trial at http://stamps.com with promo code: WIZARD   The power of Christ compels you to support us on Patreon!    Cold Funk, Lobby Time, Kevin MacLeod (incompetech.com) Licensed under Creative Commons: By Attribution 3.0 License creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0/
11/10/18·1h 19m

World of Warcraft

Holden and Jake are joined by Nathan Yaffe (Cartoon Hell) to discuss the appeal, history, and memes of MMORPG giant "World of Warcraft".   Visit http://chegg.com/wizard and use code wizard for $5 off your 1st month’s subscription.     Can't get enough WizBru? Patreon supporters get weekly bonus content!     CumbiaNoFrillsFaster, Kevin MacLeod (incompetech.com) Licensed under Creative Commons: By Attribution 3.0 License creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0/
04/10/18·1h 15m

Bonus Ep: Talking Don Bluth with Caldwell Tanner

Hey guys! Here's a portion of Jake's conversation with cartoonist and podcaster Caldwell Tanner(Cartoon Hell, Not Another D&D Podcast). They discuss everything weird and wonderful about the world of Don Bluth.   Listen to the full episode on our Patreon!
02/10/18·11m 45s

Don Bluth

Holden and Jake discuss the history, successes and failures of beloved animator Don Bluth.   To receive your first month of treatment for free, go to http://keeps.com/wizard.   Want even more WizBru? Support us on Patreon!   Itty Bitty 8 Bit, Kevin MacLeod (incompetech.com) Licensed under Creative Commons: By Attribution 3.0 License creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0/
27/09/18·1h 28m

The Joker

Holden and Jake discuss the story behind iconic Batman villain "The Joker"     Fill out our listener survey here!       Be our number one guy! Support us on Patreon today for bonus content!       Take a Chance, Kevin MacLeod (incompetech.com) Licensed under Creative Commons: By Attribution 3.0 License creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0/
20/09/18·1h 24m

Minecraft

  Holden and Jake discuss the history, development and drama behind Swedish sandbox video game "Minecraft".       Get a 4 week trial at http://stamps.com with promo code: WIZARD.       Fill out our listener survey here!       Want even more WizBru? Support us on Patreon today for bonus content!       Zazie, Take a Chance, Kevin MacLeod (incompetech.com) Licensed under Creative Commons: By Attribution 3.0 License creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0/
13/09/18·1h 11m

Ghostbusters Pt. II

  Holden and Jake continue their series on the Ghostbusters franchise and discuss the tv show, video game and the all female reboot.   To receive your first month of treatment for free, go to http://keeps.com/wizard.   Fill out our listener survey here!   Want even more WizBru? Support us on Patreon today for bonus content!   Funkorama, Take a Chance, Kevin MacLeod (incompetech.com) Licensed under Creative Commons: By Attribution 3.0 License creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0/
06/09/18·1h 28m

Ghostbusters Pt. I

  Your favorite giant marshmallow men Holden and Jake discuss the story behind the first Ghostbusters movie and the launching of a decades-long franchise.    Fill out our listener survey here!   Be the Keymaster to our Gatekeeper, support us on Patreon today for access to bonus content!   Take a Chance, Kevin MacLeod (incompetech.com) Licensed under Creative Commons: By Attribution 3.0 License creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0/  
30/08/18·1h 13m

Garfield

Holden and Jake discuss the history of everyone's favorite fat cat, Garfield.   Take our confidential listener survey here, it would really help the show!   Want even more Wizbru? Patreon supporters get bonus content!   To receive your first month of treatment for free, go to http://keeps.com/wizard.     Nowhere Land, Take a Chance, Kevin MacLeod (incompetech.com) Licensed under Creative Commons: By Attribution 3.0 License creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0/
23/08/18·1h 16m

Super Smash Bros. Melee

Holden and Jake discuss the story behind and continuing legacy of "Super Smash Bros. Melee". Want to help the show? Fill out our quick, confidential survey! Want even more Wizbru? Patreon subscribers get weekly bonus content! Take A Chance Kevin MacLeod (incompetech.com) Licensed under Creative Commons: By Attribution 3.0 License creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0/
16/08/18·1h 17m

The Blair Witch Project

Holden and Jake discuss the making and impact of 1999's "The Blair Witch Project". To receive your first month of treatment for free, go to http://keeps.com/wizard Want even more Wizbru? Patreon supporters get access to bonus content. https://www.patreon.com/wizbru Casa Bossa Nova, Kevin MacLeod (incompetech.com) Licensed under Creative Commons: By Attribution 3.0 License creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0/
09/08/18·1h 11m

Mick Foley

Holden and Jake are joined by Ben Kissel to discuss the life and times of world class wrestler and entertainer Mick Foley. Want even more WizBru? Patreon supporters get bonus content. https://www.patreon.com/wizbru
02/08/18·1h 20m

Tomb Raider

Holden and Jake talk Tomb Raider and the story behind one of the most popular video game franchises ever. Want even more WizBru? Patrons get access to bonus content! https://www.patreon.com/wizbru Hep Cat, Kevin MacLeod (incompetech.com) Licensed under Creative Commons: By Attribution 3.0 License creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0/
26/07/18·1h 15m

Tetris

Travel back to 1984 Soviet Russia with Holden and Jake and uncover the incredible true story behind one of the world's most popular and influential games. Can't get enough WizBru? Support us on our Patreon to get access to bonus content! https://www.patreon.com/wizbru
19/07/18·1h 11m

Toy Story Part II

Holden and Jake are back to talk about the Toy Story sequels, franchise woes, and a seriously insane story of how Toy Story 2 was almost deleted. Want to help the show? Support us on Patreon and get exclusive bonus content. https://www.patreon.com/wizbru Nowhere Land, Kevin MacLeod (incompetech.com) Licensed under Creative Commons: By Attribution 3.0 License creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0/
12/07/18·1h 10m

Toy Story

Holden and Jake discuss the incredible true story behind 1995's iconic computer-animated "Toy Story". Want even more Wizbru action? Our Patreon supporters get bonus content! https://www.patreon.com/wizbru Cassa Bossa Nova, Kevin MacLeod (incompetech.com) Licensed under Creative Commons: By Attribution 3.0 License creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0/
05/07/18·1h 18m

Superman Part III

Holden and Jake wrap up their three parter on Superman by diving into the more modern incarnations, from the 90s to today. It's a bird, it's a plane, it's bonus content! Support us on Patreon today! https://www.patreon.com/wizbru
28/06/18·1h 14m

Superman Part II

Holden and Jake are back with Part II of their series on Superman. They talk the Superman musical, the insane story behind 1978's "Superman" and whether they'd watch Supergirl kiss Lois Lane. Want even more insane histories behind your favorite pop culture icons? Support us on Patreon! https://www.patreon.com/wizbru
21/06/18·1h 16m

Superman Part I

It's a bird! It's a plane! It's Holden & Jake's first episode on Superman! Holden & Jake discuss DC comic's "Superman", created in 1933 by nerd visionaries Jerry Siegel and Joe Shuster. Our generous patrons on Patreon help us release episodes faster than a speeding bullet. Support us today!
14/06/18·1h 6m

Troma

Holden and Jake discuss the radioactive, gory and delightfully disgusting history of all things Troma. This topic was given to us by one of our Patreon patrons. Support us today! https://www.patreon.com/wizbru Too Cool Kevin MacLeod (incompetech.com) Licensed under Creative Commons: By Attribution 3.0 License http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0/
07/06/18·1h 20m

DOOM II

Holden and Jake continue their talk on DOOM, following John Romero's split with id Software, the disastrous "Daikatana" and the continuing success of the DOOM franchise. We fight even more hell spawn on our Patreon. Support us today! https://www.patreon.com/wizbru Too Cool Kevin MacLeod (incompetech.com) Licensed under Creative Commons: By Attribution 3.0 License http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0/
31/05/18·1h 19m

DOOM

Holden and Jake discuss the history, development and impact of id Software's "DOOM". We fight even more hell spawn on our Patreon. Support us today! https://www.patreon.com/wizbru
24/05/18·1h 10m

JoJo's Bizarre Adventure

Holden & Jake discuss the bizarre history of the fabulous "JoJo's Bizarre Adventure".  This topic was given to us by one of our Patreon supporters. Want us to to talk about your favorite fandom? Support us on Patreon! https://www.patreon.com/wizbru
17/05/18·1h 21m

Transformers II

This week Holden & Jake wrap up their discussion of Transformers by exploring the Michael Bay movies. Want even more transforming robots? Support Holden & Jake on Patreon for bonus content! https://www.patreon.com/wizbru Itty Bitty 8 Bit Kevin MacLeod (incompetech.com) Licensed under Creative Commons: By Attribution 3.0 License http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0/
10/05/18·1h 16m

Transformers: The Origin Story

Holden and Jake journey back to the 80s to discuss the history of "Transformers" and trace how the toys became a cultural phenomenon. Patreon subscribers get even more than meets the eye! https://www.patreon.com/wizbru
03/05/18·1h 14m

BioShock

Holden and Jake dive into the world of BioShock. Patreon subscribers get bonus content, behind the scene peeks and help us choose upcoming topics! Support us today! https://www.patreon.com/wizbru
26/04/18·1h 14m

Jurassic Park

Holden and Jake discuss "Jurassic Park", from the Michael Crichton book to the impressive special effects in the Steven Spielberg film. This topic was chosen by one of our Patreon subscribers - support us today and get weekly bonus content! https://www.patreon.com/wizbru Theme for Harold (var. 3) Kevin MacLeod (incompetech.com) Licensed under Creative Commons: By Attribution 3.0 License http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0/
19/04/18·1h 10m

Godzilla Bonus with Matt McMuscles

Didn't get your fill of Godzilla? Matt McMuscles joins us to talk even more video games, comics and "Godzilla goes to Hell". The whole episode plus lots of other bonus goodies are available to $5 and up subscribers on our Patreon page. https://www.patreon.com/wizbru
16/04/18·12m 46s

Ghost Rider

Holden and Jake talk the history of Ghost Rider, from Johnny Blaze to Nicholas Cage. Patreon subscribers get even more skull-blazing content, consider supporting us today! https://www.patreon.com/wizbru Theme for Harold (var. 3) Kevin MacLeod (incompetech.com) Licensed under Creative Commons: By Attribution 3.0 License http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0/
12/04/18·1h 12m

Shadow of the Colossus

Holden & Jake discuss the history, development and impact of 2004's "Shadow of the Colossus". Patreon subscribers get even more Wizard and Bruiser action! https://www.patreon.com/wizbru
05/04/18·1h 4m

Godzilla

Holden & Jake are joined by Matt McMuscles ( https://twitter.com/MattMcMuscles ) to discuss all there is to know about Godzilla. Want even more radioactive monsters? Support us on Patreon! https://www.patreon.com/wizbru
29/03/18·1h 29m

The Iron Giant

Holden & Jake discuss 1999's animation classic "The Iron Giant". This episode is brought to you by our supporters on Patreon. https://www.patreon.com/wizbru
22/03/18·1h 10m

Philip K. Dick

Holden and Jake discuss the life, work and legacy of science fiction writer Philip K. Dick. This topic was chosen by one of our Patreon supporters. Want even more Holden & Jake? Consider supporting us on Patreon! https://www.patreon.com/wizbru
15/03/18·1h 14m

Street Fighter Part II

Holden & Jake are back to talk even more Streetfighter. Want even more Wizbru? Consider supporting us on Patreon!
08/03/18·1h 18m

Talkin' "Street Fighter" with Woolie from Super Best Friends!

In this bonus episode Jake sits down with Woolie to discuss all things "Street Fighter". Enjoy the show? Consider supporting us on Patreon!
06/03/18·40m 12s

Street Fighter Part I

Holden & Jake discuss the iconic "Street Fighter" franchise in our multi-part series. Enjoy the show? Consider supporting us on Patreon! https://www.patreon.com/wizbru
01/03/18·1h 11m

Kingdom Hearts

Holden and Jake discuss "Kingdom Hearts", from the early days in development to the numerous sequels, and they seek to finally answer the question "Does Mickey fuck?" Brought to you in part by our supporters on Patreon.
22/02/18·1h 12m

Doritos & Mountain Dew

Starting from the early days of hillbilly themed snacking to video game tie-ins and memes, Holden and Jake talk about the premium gamer fuel that is Doritos & Mountain Dew. This week's topic was chosen by our Patreon subscribers.
15/02/18·1h

Doritos & Mountain Dew

Starting from the early days of hillbilly themed snacking to video game tie-ins and memes, Holden and Jake talk about the premium gamer fuel that is Doritos & Mountain Dew. This week's topic was chosen by our Patreon subscribers.
15/02/18·1h

Hellboy

Holden & Jake discuss Hellboy - from the early days being published by Dark Horse Comics to the Guillermo del Toro movies. This week's topic was picked by one of our Dungeon Master tier Patreon subscribers
08/02/18·1h 9m

Naruto

This week Jake and Holden discuss the lore, legacy and development of Naruto.
02/02/18·1h 6m

The Haunted Mansion

Jake and Holden discuss the history of and legends surrounding The Haunted Mansion ride at Disney!
26/01/18·1h 3m

Dark Souls

Holden and Jake discuss the creation, gameplay, and fan community of Dark Souls.
19/01/18·1h 13m

The Empire Strikes Back

Jake and Holden discuss the creation and nuances of The Empire Strikes Back!
12/01/18·1h 6m

Evil Dead

Jake and Holden review cult horror classic, Evil Dead, and discuss what made the movie so wonderfully, disgustingly terrifying.
04/01/18·1h 2m

The X-men Part 2

Jake and Holden discuss the more recent renditions of the X-men, including the television cartoons they loved while growing up, and the modern movies.
29/12/17·1h 8m

The X-Men Part 1

Holden and Jake delve into the origin of the X-Men comics, their creators, and how the team has evolved and improved.
22/12/17·1h 4m

Patreon Snack: The X-Files with Henry Zebrowski

Check out a segment of our latest Patreon episode featuring an X-files-centric conversation with Holden and Henry Zebrowski. If you want to check out the full episode, please consider becoming a Patreon subscriber by going to patreon.com/wizbru
15/12/17·5m 17s

The X-Files

Jake and Holden are joined by Marie to talk all things X-Files!
15/12/17·1h 9m

Weird Al Yankovic

Holden and Jake discuss the career and eccentric works of Weird Al Yankovic.
08/12/17·1h 11m

The Muppets - Part 2

Holden and Jake discuss Jim Henson's later works, the continuation of The Muppets after his passing, and the modern revival of our plush pals.
01/12/17·1h 11m

The Muppets Part 1

Holden and Jake learn about Jim Henson's life, his lead up to the creation of the Muppets, and some of the characters' early appearances.
24/11/17·1h 2m

Deadpool

Jake and Holden delve into the most sarcastic superhero of all, Deadpool! They talk the comic book character's creation, the movie that was saved by Deadpool himself: Ryan Reynolds.
15/11/17·1h 3m

Resident Evil

Holden and Jake discuss the Resident Evil series, including the scariness of the games, the terrible voice acting, and the movie spin offs.
09/11/17·1h 6m

Hayao Miyazaki

Jake and Holden discuss the works of Japanese writer, director, and artist Hayao Miyazaki.
03/11/17·1h 6m

The Thing

Holden and Jake talk about one of their favorite sci-fi horror films, The Thing - it's history, creation, and all sorts of crazy fan theories surrounding the infamous plot.
27/10/17·56m 2s

Special Patreon Announcement: New Weekly Bonus Shows!

To check out our patreon, go to https://www.patreon.com/wizbru
23/10/17·9m 10s

Mass Effect

Holden and Jake talk about the Mass Effect series - its creation, fan reactions to the game, and personal experiences and relationships with the series.
19/10/17·1h 6m

Spider-Man Part 2

Jake and Holden conclude their voyage into the Spider-Man universe by discussing the challenges Peter Parker (and his writers) face as an adult and family man, and all the Spider-Man movies and TV iterations.
12/10/17·1h 9m

Spider-Man Part 1

Holden and Jake talk the creation of Spider-Man, the comics and artists who inspired the series, and the concept of having a hero who had real life problems.
06/10/17·1h 3m

Megaman

Holden and Jake learn about the creation and many iterations of the classic game.
29/09/17·59m 29s

Sailor Moon

Jake and Holden are joined by Jake's sweetie pie, Marie, to talk about the creation of Sailor Moon and discuss what made it a revolutionary work.
21/09/17·1h 3m

The Matrix

Jake and Holden learn all about everybody's favorite classic 90's movie, The Matrix! They discuss everything from creators to characters to all the excellent music, to the icky icky goo pods.
14/09/17·1h 1m

Final Fantasy 7 - Part 2

Jake and Holden finish their review of Final Fantasy 7 by sharing their personal experiences with the game.
07/09/17·1h 1m

Final Fantasy 7 - Part 1

Holden and Jake discuss the origin of Final Fantasy 7, one of the most groundbreaking video games of all time, the creative team who built it, and the reasons why it was a game-changer for the gaming world.
01/09/17·1h 7m

Calvin and Hobbes

Holden and Jake discuss everyone’s favorite newspaper comic, Calvin and Hobbes, learn about creator Bill Watterson’s influences and decision not to merchandise his work, and discuss personal relationships to the comic and characters.
24/08/17·1h 3m

Akira

Jake and Holden discuss the groundbreaking Akira series, including its creator, the outrageously detailed manga, and its transition to an anime film.
17/08/17·1h 4m

Skyrim

Holden and Jake tackle the monolithic game Skyrim, learning about its development, reminiscing about personal gameplay, and reliving some of the most fun story lines.
10/08/17·1h 11m

Thor

Jake and Holden learn about the history of Thor, his creators, many iterations, and what those circles on his chest plate are.
03/08/17·1h 7m

Nindendo DS

Jake and Holden discuss the creation and evolution of the Nintendo DS, and the effect its presence has had on the gaming community.
27/07/17·1h 3m

Game of Thrones

Holden and Jake are joined by Cast Of Thrones’ Tim Lanning and Jennifer Cheek to talk Game of Thrones, their personal relationships with the series, and its creator George RR Martin.
21/07/17·1h 7m

Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles Part 2

Jake and Holden return to the Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles franchise to talk about the many, many iterations of the series and some of the wackiest TMNT merchandise available.
14/07/17·58m 52s

Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles: Part 1

Holden and Jake take on the Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles, and learn all about its creators, and its run as a comic, 80’s animated series, and movie.
07/07/17·1h 1m

Bungie

Jake and Holden learn about Bungie, the creators of Halo and Destiny, and lovers of pizza and cargo shorts.
30/06/17·1h 13m

Preacher

Jake, Holden and Marcus learn about the prolific Preacher series and its creator.
23/06/17·1h 2m

The Rock

Holden, Jake and Marcus learn all about Dwayne Johnson: the football player, the wrestler, the actor, the legend.
16/06/17·1h 7m

Friday the Thirteenth

Holden and Jake delve into the Friday the Thirteenth series, learn about the path that led director Sean S Cunningham to make the iconic movies, and the exceptionally mixed reception of the films.
09/06/17·1h 1m

Metroid

Jake and Holden delve into the Metroid series, discussing Yoshio Sakamoto's influence, all the best iterations of the game, and Metroid-inspired games.
01/06/17·1h 5m

Castlevania

Holden and Jake teach us about the history and evolution of the Castlevania games.
26/05/17·1h 10m

Dragon Ball Giggle Flicks

Holden and Jake bring you an extra special commentary track of Dragonball Evolution. Watch along with them as they riff on everyone's favorite terrible remake.
21/05/17·1h 22m

Dragon Ball II

Jake and Holden dive back into a second helping of the Dragon Ball series, discussing strange facts about the franchise, and the bizarre way the characters are constantly getting exponentially stronger.
18/05/17·48m 25s

Dragon Ball Part I

Jake and Holden discuss the enormous history of Dragon Ball, and the legacy of its creator, Akira Toriyama.
12/05/17·57m 48s

Gorillaz

Jake and Holden teach us about the history of The Gorillaz - how the influx of 'bad music' drove the band to be successful, and their relationship with Tank Girl.
05/05/17·1h 10m

Persona

Jake and Holden explain the monolithic history of the Persona video game series, and Holden chooses his waifu.
28/04/17·55m 16s

Wonder Woman

Holden and Jake dissect the history of Wonder Woman and her creators. Check out Holden at HoldenMcNeely.com and on his Twitch stream Twitch.tv/HoldenatorsHo Follow Jake Young on Twitter @BestJakeYoung like and share his work on Dorkly.com!
22/04/17·59m 0s

Magic: The Gathering

Holden McNeely, Jake Young and Marcus Parks unravel the confusing legacy of the card game Magic: The Gathering.
13/04/17·58m 55s

Spongebob Squarepants

Holden McNeely, Jake Young and Marcus Parks investigate who lives in a pineapple under the sea: Spongebob Squarepants.
06/04/17·57m 3s

Grand Theft Auto: Part 2

Holden McNeely, Jake Young and Marcus Parks bring you the second exciting part of the Rockstar games franchise, Grand Theft Auto!
30/03/17·1h 2m

Grand Theft Auto: Part 1

Holden McNeely, Jake Young and Marcus Parks talk about the wildly successful Rockstar games franchise, Grand Theft Auto!
23/03/17·1h 3m

Mighty Morphin Power Rangers

Holden McNeely, Jake Young and Marcus Parks almost lose their minds learning everything about the Mighty Morphin’ Power Rangers series!
16/03/17·56m 57s

Alien

Holden McNeely, Jake Young and Marcus Parks explore the dark depths of the Ridley Scott film, Alien!
09/03/17·1h 1m

Cowboy Bebop

Holden McNeely, Jake Young and Marcus Parks talk about the beloved and critically renowned anime series Cowboy Bebop!
02/03/17·55m 33s

Frank Miller

Jake Young, Holden McNeely and Marcus Parks give us an in-depth look into the early life, style and many works of Frank Miller!
23/02/17·1h 4m

The Legend of Zelda Part 3

This week Holden McNeely, Jake Young and Marcus Parks bring us the final chapter in their series on The Legend of Zelda!
16/02/17·1h 7m

The Legend of Zelda Part 2

This week Holden, Jake and Marcus bring us the next generation of games in The Legend of Zelda series!
09/02/17·53m 59s

The Legend of Zelda: Part 1

This week Holden, Jake and Marcus bring us the origins of the iconic Nintendo game franchise: The Legend of Zelda!
02/02/17·58m 17s

Hatsune Miku

Jake Young, Holden McNeely and Marcus Parks explain the Japanese synthesized pop music sensation, Hatsune Miku!
26/01/17·50m 32s

Spawn

Holden McNeely, Jake Young and Marcus Parks discuss Todd McFarlane’s hit comic turned movie, Spawn!
19/01/17·46m 21s

Bill Nye

Holden, Jake and Marcus talk about childhood TV science edutainer and actual scientist Bill Nye! Check out Holden at HoldenMcNeely.com and on his Twitch stream Twitch.tv/HoldenatorsHo Follow Jake Young on Twitter @BestJakeYoung like and share his work on Dorkly.com!
12/01/17·41m 40s

Stan Lee

Holden, Jake and Marcus talk about beloved comic book creator and movie cameo expert, Stan Lee!
29/12/16·50m 32s

Naughty Dog

Holden and Jake get into the video game studio Naughty Dog and all their games, from terrible 1980’s PC games and 90’s rip offs to their current PlayStation hits.
22/12/16·55m 1s

Neon Genesis Evangelion

Jake and Holden take on the giant robot space saga: Neon Genesis Evangelion. The quirky creator and his earlier projects and collaboration, the creepy plot (SPOILERS) and constant use of symbolism in the show. Check out Holden at HoldenMcNeely.com and on his Twitch stream Twitch.tv/HoldenatorsHo Follow Jake Young on Twitter @BestJakeYoung like and share his work on Dorkly.com!
15/12/16·40m 29s

Cartoon Network

Holden, Jake and super producer Marcus talk about the Cartoon Network executives, creators and original content that changed the network into what we know and love today.
08/12/16·48m 49s

Hideo Kojima

Jake Young and Holden McNeely talk about the video game dynamo Hideo Kojima. From the Metal Gear series to his controversial relationship with Konami, his new projects and origins, they cover all things Kojima!
01/12/16·58m 29s

Alan Moore - Part 2

Jake Young, Holden McNeely and super producer Marcus Parks continue the discussion about the incomparable, genius comic book author Alan Moore.
24/11/16·1h 1m

Alan Moore - Part 1

Jake, Holden and super producer Marcus begin their discussion about the early life of legendary British comic book author Alan Moore. Check out Holden at HoldenMcNeely.com and on his Twitch stream Twitch.tv/HoldenatorsHo Follow Jake Young on Twitter @BestJakeYoung like and share his work on Dorkly.com!
17/11/16·44m 53s

Making of The Simpsons

Holden and Jake talk about the history, creators and legacy of The Simpsons!
10/11/16·36m 40s

Pokémon

Jake, Holden and super producer Marcus enter the world of cute pocket monsters in this episode all about Pokemon.
04/11/16·35m 18s

Dungeons & Dragons

Holden, Jake and super producer Marcus use their proficient history skill to bring you the origins of Dungeons and Dragons!
27/10/16·37m 55s

Batman

Jake and Holden get into all things Batman: comics, video games, bat-gadgets, villains, movies and everything else you need to know about the hero Gotham needs.
20/10/16·37m 22s

Valve

Holden and Jake discuss powerhouse game company Valve, how they changed PC gaming, the creation of Steam plus all the games you know and love!
13/10/16·11m 58s

Star Wars Episode IV A New Hope

Holden, Jake and super producer Marcus talk about Star Wars: Episode IV - A New Hope from conception to release, George Lucas’ film career, the creation of Industrial Light & Magic VFX and all the things that could have gone wrong with this groundbreaking film.
07/10/16·30m 48s

Neil Gaiman

Jake, Holden and super producer Marcus discuss comic book creator, author and goth icon Neil Gaiman!
29/09/16·47m 9s

Overwatch

Holden, Jake and super producer Marcus talk about the hit Blizzard game Overwatch, debate whether it is a MOBA or not, confront #ButtGate, go through the playable characters and claim their Overwaifus. Check out Holden at HoldenMcNeely.com and on his Twitch stream Twitch.tv/HoldenatorsHo Follow Jake Young on Twitter @BestJakeYoung like and share his work on Dorkly.com!
22/09/16·41m 56s

Gundam

Jake, Holden and super producer Marcus take on the epic series Mobile Suit Gundam including the show, toys, legendary influence that it had on the entire super robot genre and more!
15/09/16·34m 30s

Sonic the Hedgehog

Jake, Holden and super producer Marcus discuss the rise, fall and everything in between about the classic video game character Sonic the Hedgehog in this inaugural episode of Wizard and the Bruiser!
08/09/16·36m 3s
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