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David and Ted’s Villain Picks

Our “Evil Villains” month is officially underway, with week 1 now under our belt! If you haven’t yet listened to #53 – Fiction’s Foulest, definitely give it a listen because we’d love to know what you think! For those of you just joining us, I’ll give you a quick rundown: Each week in April, Ted and I will discuss some of our favorite bad guys from popular mediums. Here’s the breakdown of episodes you can look forward to…

  • Week 1 – Fiction/Books (out now!)
  • Week 2 – TV and Movies
  • Week 3 – Comic Books/Graphic Novels
  • Week 4 – GG Goes to the Movies Watch-Along (Movie TBD)

Below is a breakdown of our picks (and honorable mentions) for the mediums we chose to discuss for Villains month. We will continue to update this page as we record more episodes, so make sure you check back each Wednesday this month!

Fiction’s Foulest – Week 1 | Books/Literature/Works of Fiction/etc.

David’s Picks:

  • Villain: Tyler Durden
  • Source: Fight Club
  • Author: Chuck Palahniuk
  • Villain: Alex
  • Source: A Clockwork Orange
  • Author: Anthony Burgess
  • Villain: The Demon (or Devil)
  • Source: The Exorcist
  • Author: William Peter Blatty
  • Villain: Delores Umbridge
  • Source: Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix
  • Author: J.K. Rowling

Ted’s Picks:

  • Villain: Professor Moriarty
  • Source: Sherlock Holmes
  • Author: Sir Arthur Conan Doyle
  • Villain: Lady MacBeth
  • Source: MacBeth
  • Author: William Shakespeare
  • Villain: Dracula
  • Source: Dracula
  • Author: Bram Stoker

Honorable Mentions:

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Ep. #52 – A Survivor’s Guide to Social Distancing

Greetings, fellow geeks and nerds! We hope you all are fairing well out there right now. Things at the moment are…quite strange, to say the least. So we put together an episode for you that might help you make it through this “Social Distancing” period that we are all having to endure.

Ep. #50 – The Dork Knights: Our Incomplete Guide to Batman

We’re celebrating our 50th episode of the podcast with one of our favorite comic book heroes of all time: Batman! First we chat about some of the more noteworthy comic book iterations as well as some of our personal favorites. We also touch on the good/bad/ugly of the Batman film history, and close things out with some speculations on Matt Reeves’ “The Batman” due out next year.

Ep. #45 – Snoochie Boochies & Chocolate Covered Prezels (feat. Jaren Prince)

The podcast welcomes Jaren Prince, a one-of-a-kind Silent Bob cosplayer, avid fan of Kevin Smith movies, and just an all-around good dude. Jaren, David, and Ted chat about Smith’s filmography, especially his most recent film “Jay and Silent Bob Reboot”. Jaren also talks about how he got into Silent Bob cosplay, attending comic conventions, and even meeting Kevin Smith himself!

Ep. #38 – The Umbrella Academy, pt 2 (feat. Ian DePriest)

Welcome back, and thank you so much for listening to part 1! For part 2, Ian and I bring The Umbrella Academy Netflix adaptation into the conversation. We take a close look at a few of the key differences between the show and books, discuss the artistic changes the show creators made, and if they were for the better.

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Ep. #37 – The Umbrella Academy, pt 1 (feat. Ian DePriest)

In this 2-part series, my good friend Ian DePriest joins me for our first ever comic book episode! For part 1, we discuss in great length and detail “The Apocalypse Suite”, “Dallas”, and “Hotel Oblivion”, the 3 available volumes of The Umbrella Academy, written by Gerard Way and illustrated by Gabriel Bá.

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