033-Mead?


Mead is quite possibly one of the oldest alcoholic drinks known to man. Such a unique beverage with its yellow color of sunshine; the smell of flowers; and the sweet, bright taste. Honey being the only sweetener humans used for centuries it’s obvious we would find a way to make it alcoholic. Of course it’s very likely mead was made naturally in a stump beehive. This is the way I like to think of it happening, with Wojtek the solider bear coming along and getting a bit tipsy drinking the Nectar of the Gods.

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Hobo Radio 308 – We all need a friend

The Butthole Surfers once sang, “You never know just how you look through other people’s eyes.” Regardless, this week Joel Murphy and Lars attempt to figure out how they are viewed by others on this week’s show versus how they view themselves.

Also, Joel talks about his personal life, the two discuss the recently reveals Saved By the Bell tell-all film in the works and they delve into the latest on Star Wars Episode VII.

Who is directing the next two Star Wars films? Why does Jason Biggs continue to get work? Girl? The answers to these questions and more are in this week’s podcast.

This week’s music:

  • Intro – “Giddy Up” by Tahuna Breaks
  • End – “Si Me Miras” by Holiman y Ube

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Hobo Radio 307 – Snake Plisskened

Joel Murphy’s worst nightmare has come true – he’s been Snake Plisskened. And while he can’t be sure that it was the “Sword of Damocles” that knocked out his cable TV and Internet, he can be sure that his future is looking rather dystopian (at least until Verizon restores his service).

In addition to the outage, Murphy and Lars also discuss the Game of Thrones finale, Jay Leno’s most difficult guests and the real reason bands demand a bowl full of green M&Ms before a show.

What are the chances George R.R. Martin finishes the next book before season five premieres? What does Eddie Murphy demand in his dressing room before an interview? Who does a worse Jay Leno impression? The answers to these questions and more are in this week’s podcast.

This week’s music:

  • Intro – “Giddy Up” by Tahuna Breaks
  • End – “Creepy Doll” by Jonathan Coulton

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032-Cosplay?


Cosplay may be a portmanteau of Costume and Play but it seems with its recent popularity it has become more. Sometime known as costuming, cosplay has become a staple of anime, comic book and cartoon conventions around the world. This episode we are joined by Tony E.

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Hobo Radio 306 – Hurricane Zoinks

A recent study found that female-named hurricanes claim more lives than male-named hurricanes “because people don’t respect them.” This week, Joel Murphy and Lars discuss the survey, which Lars is rather dubious about.

They also discuss Calvin and Hobbes‘ creator Bill Waterson’s surprising return to comics, the strange power dynamics on Scooby Doo and Tracy Morgan’s car accident.

Why does Michael Jordan think he can rock a Hitler mustache? What would you say to Bill Murray if you saw him on the street? Who would win in a debate between President Obama and Jeff Goldblum? The answers to these questions and more are in this week’s podcast.

This week’s music:

  • Intro – “Giddy Up” by Tahuna Breaks
  • End – “Root to Seed” by Thoughtsarizen

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