Boars, Gore, and Swords

Regent. We’re calling The Bannermen! KarRed & IvanStark have summoned their dragons and headed back to King’s Landing to discuss all manner of incest, entourages, dalliances, and more in Max’s House of The Dragon.

Also, check out Red & Maggie Tokuda-Hall’s podcast, Failure to Adapt, available on Spotify, Apple Podcasts, or via RSS

As always:

Direct download: 2024-07-15_BGaS_Episode_567_HOTD_2x05.mp3
Category:hotd -- posted at: 8:54pm EDT

The Red Dragon and the Gold. We’re calling The Bannermen! KarRed & IvanStark have summoned their dragons and headed back to King’s Landing to discuss all manner of incest, entourages, dalliances, and more in Max’s House of The Dragon.

Also, check out Red & Maggie Tokuda-Hall’s podcast, Failure to Adapt, available on Spotify, Apple Podcasts, or via RSS

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Direct download: 2024-07-08_BGaS_Episode_566_HOTD_2x04.mp3
Category:hotd -- posted at: 6:54pm EDT

The Burning Mill. We’re calling The Bannermen! KarRed & IvanStark have summoned their dragons and headed back to King’s Landing to discuss all manner of incest, entourages, dalliances, and more in Max’s House of The Dragon.

Also, check out Red & Maggie Tokuda-Hall’s podcast, Failure to Adapt, available on Spotify, Apple Podcasts, or via RSS

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Direct download: 2024-06-30_BGaS_Episode_565_HOTD_2x03.mp3
Category:hotd -- posted at: 1:16am EDT

Rhaenyra the Cruel. We’re calling The Bannermen! KarRed & IvanStark have summoned their dragons and headed back to King’s Landing to discuss all manner of incest, entourages, dalliances, and more in Max’s House of The Dragon.

Also, check out Red & Maggie Tokuda-Hall’s podcast, Failure to Adapt, available on Spotify, Apple Podcasts, or via RSS

As always:

Direct download: 2024-06-24_BGaS_Episode_564_HOTD_2x02.mp3
Category:hotd -- posted at: 5:54pm EDT

A Son for a Son. We’re calling The Bannermen! KarRed & IvanStark have summoned their dragons and headed back to King’s Landing to discuss all manner of incest, entourages, dalliances, and more in Max’s House of The Dragon.

Also, check out Red & Maggie Tokuda-Hall’s podcast, Failure to Adapt, available on Spotify, Apple Podcasts, or via RSS

As always:

Direct download: 2024-06-17_BGaS_Episode_563_HOTD_2x01.mp3
Category:hotd -- posted at: 5:10pm EDT

The Beginning. Comic book movies are OVER and video game adaptations are in for the next 200 years. Podcast favorite, writer, Stand-Up Comic, and genius, Alexandria Love joins Red & Ivan to strap on their Junk Jet, pack the Rad-X, and head to the Wasteland to talk Prime Video’s Fallout.

Sign up for Alex’s Newsletter, The Great!

Also, check out Red & Maggie Tokuda-Hall’s podcast, Failure to Adapt, available on Spotify, Apple Podcasts, or via RSS

As always:

Direct download: 2024-06-11_BGaS_Episode_562_WYSBW_Fallout_1x08.mp3
Category:fallout -- posted at: 1:00am EDT

The Trap & The Radio. Comic book movies are OVER and video game adaptations are in for the next 200 years. Red & Ivan strap on their Junk Jet, pack the Rad-X, and head to the Wasteland to talk Prime Video’s Fallout.

Also, check out Red & Maggie Tokuda-Hall’s podcast, Failure to Adapt, available on Spotify, Apple Podcasts, or via RSS

As always:

Direct download: 2024-06-06_BGaS_Episode_561_WYSBW_Fallout_1x06_1x07.mp3
Category:fallout -- posted at: 12:51am EDT

The Past. Comic book movies are OVER and video game adaptations are in for the next 200 years. Red & Ivan strap on their Junk Jet, pack the Rad-X, and head to the Wasteland to talk Prime Video’s Fallout.

Also, check out Red & Maggie Tokuda-Hall’s podcast, Failure to Adapt, available on Spotify, Apple Podcasts, or via RSS

As always:

Direct download: 2024-05-29_BGaS_Episode_560_WYSBW_Fallout_1x05.mp3
Category:fallout -- posted at: 5:33am EDT

The Ghouls. Comic book movies are OVER and video game adaptations are in for the next 200 years. Red & Ivan strap on their Junk Jet, pack the Rad-X, and head to the Wasteland to talk Prime Video’s Fallout.

Also, check out Red & Maggie Tokuda-Hall’s podcast, Failure to Adapt, available on Spotify, Apple Podcasts, or via RSS

As always:

Direct download: 2024-05-21_BGaS_Episode_559_WYSBW_Fallout_1x04.mp3
Category:fallout -- posted at: 5:45am EDT

The Head. Comic book movies are OVER and video game adaptations are in for the next 200 years. Red & Ivan strap on their Junk Jet, pack the Rad-X, and head to the Wasteland to talk Prime Video’s Fallout.

Also, check out Red & Maggie Tokuda-Hall’s podcast, Failure to Adapt, available on Spotify, Apple Podcasts, or via RSS

As always:

Direct download: 2024-05-15_BGaS_Episode_558_WYSBW_Fallout_1x03.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 6:31am EDT

The Target. Comic book movies are OVER and video game adaptations are in for the next 200 years. Red & Ivan strap on their Junk Jet, pack the Rad-X, and head to the Wasteland to talk Prime Video’s Fallout.

Also, check out Red & Maggie Tokuda-Hall’s podcast, Failure to Adapt, available on Spotify, Apple Podcasts, or via RSS

As always:

Direct download: 2024-05-08_BGaS_Episode_557_WYSBW_Fallout_1x02.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 6:29am EDT

Comic, writer and Fallout expert ALEXANDRIA LOVE joins the pod to chat about what Walter Goggins has been up to for the past 200 years. She joins Red & Ivan with her Junk Jet, and they slam some words into your ears about Prime Video’s Fallout.

Check out Alex’s Newsletter at alexandriacomedy.com

Also, check out Red & Maggie Tokuda-Hall’s podcast, Failure to Adapt, available on Spotify, Apple Podcasts, or via RSS

As always:

Direct download: 2024-05-01_BGaS_Episode_556_WYSBW_Fallout.mp3
Category:tv -- posted at: 12:42am EDT

A Dream of a Dream. Friend of the pod and Creator of Counterpart, Justin Marks, is back on tv with Rachel Kondo for Hulu’s Shōgun. Red & Ivan don their katanas, put up their top knots, perch their falcons, and head off to pillage some Catholics in a far off land.

Also, check out Red & Maggie Tokuda-Hall’s podcast, Failure to Adapt, available on Spotify, Apple Podcasts, or via RSS

As always:

Direct download: 2024-04-24_BGaS_Episode_555_WYSBW_Shogun_1x10.mp3
Category:Shogun -- posted at: 10:11pm EDT

Crimson Sky. Friend of the pod and Creator of Counterpart, Justin Marks, is back on tv with Rachel Kondo for Hulu’s Shōgun. Red & Ivan don their katanas, put up their top knots, perch their falcons, and head off to pillage some Catholics in a far off land.

Also, check out Red & Maggie Tokuda-Hall’s podcast, Failure to Adapt, available on Spotify, Apple Podcasts, or via RSS

As always:

Direct download: 2024-04-17_BGaS_Episode_554_WYSBW_Shogun_1x09.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 8:11pm EDT

Abyss of Life. Friend of the pod and Creator of Counterpart, Justin Marks, is back on tv with Rachel Kondo for Hulu’s Shōgun. Red & Ivan don their katanas, put up their top knots, perch their falcons, and head off to pillage some Catholics in a far off land.

Also, check out Red & Maggie Tokuda-Hall’s podcast, Failure to Adapt, available on Spotify, Apple Podcasts, or via RSS

As always:

Direct download: 2024-04-11_BGaS_Episode_553_WYSBW_Shogun_1x08.mp3
Category:Shogun -- posted at: 8:29pm EDT

A Stick of Time. Friend of the pod and Creator of Counterpart, Justin Marks, is back on tv with Rachel Kondo for Hulu’s Shōgun. Red & Ivan don their katanas, put up their top knots, perch their falcons, and head off to pillage some Catholics in a far off land.

Also, check out Red & Maggie Tokuda-Hall’s podcast, Failure to Adapt, available on Spotify, Apple Podcasts, or via RSS

As always:

Direct download: 2024-04-03_BGaS_Episode_552_WYSBW_Shogun_1x07.mp3
Category:Shogun -- posted at: 9:52pm EDT

Ladies of the Willow World. Friend of the pod and Creator of Counterpart, Justin Marks, is back on tv with Rachel Kondo for Hulu’s Shōgun. Red & Ivan don their katanas, put up their top knots, perch their falcons, and head off to pillage some Catholics in a far off land.

Also, check out Red & Maggie Tokuda-Hall’s podcast, Failure to Adapt, available on Spotify, Apple Podcasts, or via RSS

As always:

Direct download: 2024-03-28_BGaS_Episode_551_WYSBW_Shogun_1x06-0.mp3
Category:Shogun -- posted at: 5:52pm EDT

Broken to the Fist. Friend of the pod and Creator of Counterpart, Justin Marks, is back on tv with Rachel Kondo for Hulu’s Shōgun. Red & Ivan are joined by Award winning Author and friend of the pod, Maggie Tokuda-Hall!!!

Pre-Order Maggie’s Graphic Novel, The Worst Ronin!!!!

Maggie is the author of the 2017 Parent's Choice Gold Medal winning picture book, Also an Octopus, illustrated by Benji Davies. The Mermaid, the Witch, and the Sea is her debut young adult novel, which was an NPR, Kirkus, School Library Journal and Book Page Best Book of 2020. Its sequel, The Siren, The Song and The Spy comes out September 2023. Her graphic novel, Squad, is an Ignyte and Locus Award nominated comic book, and her newest picture book, Love in the Library, has been named a Best Picture Book of 2022 by Book Page, School Library Journal, Booklist, and Publisher’s Weekly. Maggie is a founding member of Authors Against Book Bans. She lives in Oakland, California with her husband, children, and objectively perfect dog. 

Also, check out Red & Maggie Tokuda-Hall’s podcast, Failure to Adapt, available on Spotify, Apple Podcasts, or via RSS

As always:

Direct download: 2024-03-20_BGaS_Episode_550_WYSBW_Shogun_1x05.mp3
Category:Shogun -- posted at: 9:24pm EDT

The Eightfold Fence. Friend of the pod and Creator of Counterpart, Justin Marks, is back on tv with Rachel Kondo for Hulu’s Shōgun. Red & Ivan don their katanas, put up their top knots, perch their falcons, and head off to pillage some Catholics in a far off land.

Also, check out Red & Maggie Tokuda-Hall’s podcast, Failure to Adapt, available on Spotify, Apple Podcasts, or via RSS

As always:

Direct download: 2024-03-13_BGaS_Episode_549_WYSBW_Shogun_1x04.mp3
Category:tv -- posted at: 10:19pm EDT

Servants of Two Masters and Tomorrow is Tomorrow. Friend of the pod and Creator of Counterpart, Justin Marks, is back on tv with Rachel Kondo for Hulu’s Shōgun. Red & Ivan don their katanas, put up their top knots, perch their falcons, and head off to pillage some Catholics in a far off land.

Also, check out Red & Maggie Tokuda-Hall’s podcast, Failure to Adapt, available on Spotify, Apple Podcasts, or via RSS

As always:

Direct download: 2024-03-07_BGaS_Episode_548_WYSBW_Shogun_1x02-1x03.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 8:20pm EDT

Friend of the pod and Creator of Counterpart, Justin Marks, is back on tv with Rachel Kondo for Hulu’s Shōgun. Red & Ivan don their katanas, put up their top knots, perch their falcons, and head off to pillage some Catholics in a far off land.

Also, check out Red & Maggie Tokuda-Hall’s podcast, Failure to Adapt, available on Spotify, Apple Podcasts, or via RSS

As always:

Direct download: 2024-02-29_BGaS_Episode_547_WYSBW_Shogun.mp3
Category:tv -- posted at: 1:00am EDT

Writer, Comic, and podcast guest extraordinaire Alexandria Love was in the Amazon with my mom when she was researching spiders right before she died AND is here to talk Madame Web with Red & Ivan. Dakota Johnson, Isabela Merced, Sydney Sweeney, Celeste O’Connor AND Adam Scott as an Uncle named Ben? What could go wrong!!

Also, check out Red & Maggie Tokuda-Hall’s podcast, Failure to Adapt, available on Spotify, Apple Podcasts, or via RSS

As always:

Direct download: 2024-02-22_BGaS_Episode_546_WYSBW_Madame_Web.mp3
Category:movies -- posted at: 9:54pm EDT

As two sleeper agents forced by ChatGPT to start a podcast, Red & Ivan are perfectly prepared to talk about Prime Video’s Mr. & Mrs. Smith. They set up in their plunge pool with coffee and some green tea, and get talking.

Also, check out Red & Maggie Tokuda-Hall’s podcast, Failure to Adapt, available on Spotify, Apple Podcasts, or via RSS

As always:

Direct download: 2024-02-13_BGaS_Episode_545_WYSBW_Mr_and_Mrs_Smith.mp3
Category:tv -- posted at: 6:31am EDT

The original Band of Brothers, Red & Ivan, suit up to take on the latest Spielberg/Hanks WW2 production, this time on Apple TV+, with Masters of the Air. Will Austin Butler be able to shake his Elvis accent? Will Barry Keoghan make it out alive? Only Donald L. Miller knows and I’m not reading his book.

Also, check out Red & Maggie Tokuda-Hall’s podcast, Failure to Adapt, available on Spotify, Apple Podcasts, or via RSS

As always:

Direct download: 2024-01-31_BGaS_Episode_544_WYSBW_Masters_of_the_Air.mp3
Category:tv -- posted at: 3:31am EDT

Marvel’s now released TEN tv shows in the latest wave, is this another WandaVision or are we being subjected to another Secret Invasion? Red & Ivan Went Down to GeorgiaOklahoma to investigate this Hawkeye spinoff series and inevitably get their butts kicked by Maya Lopez.

Also, check out Red & Maggie Tokuda-Hall’s podcast, Failure to Adapt, available on Spotify, Apple Podcasts, or via RSS

As always:

Direct download: 2024-01-24_BGaS_Episode_543_WYSBW_Echo.mp3
Category:tv -- posted at: 6:31am EDT

When Comic, Writer, and favorite guest of the pod Alexandria Love agreed to be on the pod, she was given the choice of returning to the space well (Marvel), or Jodie Foster and you know she chose Jodie Foster. Alex joins Red & Ivan to form a supernatural trio solving murders in Alaska, and also talking about the premiere of True Detective: Night Country.

Also, check out Red & Maggie Tokuda-Hall’s podcast, Failure to Adapt, available on Spotify, Apple Podcasts, or via RSS

As always:

Direct download: 2024-01-18_BGaS_Episode_542_WYSBW_True_Detective_S4.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 2:39am EDT

First the Giant Space Lizard, now the walking Psilocybin mushroom man.  The lads toss aside the plaid Better Gnomes & Goblins cookbook as Red & Ivan delve into an unlicensed underground lair to save Falin (eventually) while really getting into their dog-eared copies of Delicious in Dungeon (2023).

Also, check out Red & Maggie Tokuda-Hall’s podcast, Failure to Adapt, available on Spotify, Apple Podcasts, or via RSS

As always:

Direct download: 2024-01-10_BGaS_Episode_541_WYSBW_Delicious_in_Dungeon.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 6:30am EDT

After covering Monarch: Legacy of Monsters a few months back, they HAD to talk about the greatest Godzilla movie in generations. Red & Ivan run screaming through a city and break down Toho’s Godzilla Minus One (2023).

Also, check out Red & Maggie Tokuda-Hall’s podcast, Failure to Adapt, available on Spotify, Apple Podcasts, or via RSS

As always:

Direct download: 2024-01-03_BGaS_Episode_540_WYSBW_Godzilla_Minus_One.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 5:59pm EDT