Waiting for Doom

5
Jun

The Gary Show 5

Facial hair. Water issues. Cold weather appears to be a running gag. Issues with reptiles. Doris the Chicken. How to avoid baboon butt. You have my permission to sleep. Bridalic. Love and mixed messages in the time of corona virus. Finding your form of bonsai. Tremors. Star Trek.

Featured music:

Intro/Outro - "Machine Gun" - The Commodores

"Perfect" - Vanessa Amorosi

"Come Anytime" - Hoodoo Gurus

Original broadcast date: 5 June 2020

 

28
May

Episode 159: Those Boswicks Sure Throw One Hell of a Party

The Duke and Duchess of Boswick cordially invite you to a gala event in their new mansion located in North Korea. There will plenty of entertainment (mostly at your expense, for the benefit of the Boswicks) and things to eat (most likely the Boswicks, eating parts of you). So don your finest outfits (the Boswicks enjoy the beautiful things in life) and let us have some fun (it will be the Boswicks having their depraved, twisted fun at your expense)!

LET’S GET PATROLLING!

  • News Patrol – 8:46

  • Doom Clock – 12:51

  • Doomsplaining - 20:51 - This episode we look at issue 17 and 18 of Volume 5, from Keith Giffen, Matthew Clark, Ron Randall, Pat Brosseau, Guy Major, John Livesay, Simona Martore and Elisabeth V Gehrlein!

  • Mailbag O Doom - 41:25 - We read through listener feedback as well as your responses to the last Question of the Week, which was: ‘What's your favourite funny comic?’

19
May

DCOCD 42 - Forever Evil

DCOCD is the DC Comics events podcast, where we look at every DC event in chronological order from Crisis on Infinite Earths to... we're not quite sure yet.

It's 2013 and villains are getting their villain on and things have taken a dark turn in the DC universe. It's not just occasional evil, but full-on FOREVER EVIL (temporarily)! It's the biggest event of the New 52, from the talents of Geoff Johns, David Finch, Richard Friend, Rob Leigh, Sonia Oback and Brian Cunningham.

Paul and Mike are joined by Michael Bailey to discuss, dissect and score this one.

If you have thoughts, opinions, encouragement or issues, please feel free to contact us via waitingfordoom.com or at DCOCDCast@gmail.com and on twitter @DCOCDCast

KEEP ON EVENTING!

 

7
May

The Gary Show 4

Misadventures with Bug Spray. The uncoolness of double eye patches. Crying (or not). Virtual lawn intruders. The adventures of Betsy the Pretty and Bogan the Barbarian. Saying things about Say Anything. Mothers Day. Penis Owls.

Featured music:

Intro/Outro - "Machine Gun" - The Commodores

"Welcome to the Black Parade" - My Chemical Romance

"Live it Up" - Mental As Anything

"Fool Fool Fool (Look in the Mirror)" - Holly Golightly

Original broadcast date: 7 May 2020

25
Apr

DCOCD 41 - Trinity War

DCOCD is the DC Comics EVENT PODCAST where we discuss, contextualise and rank every single DC event in order starting with 1985's Crisis on Infinite Earths up to... we're not sure yet.

Its 2013 and the big 3 Justice League books come together for the first proper event of the New 52 TRINITY WAR. Will our heroes stop fighting amongst themselves long enough to solve the mystery of Pandora and her coincidentally named Pandaora’s Box? Not until the final part!.

This event is brought to us by the creative talents of Geoff Johns, Jeff Lemire, Ray Fawkes, JM DeMatteis, Ivan Reis, Doug Mahnke, Mikel Janin, Christian Alamy, Oclair Albert, Zander Cannon, Keith Champagne, Vicente Cifuentes, Marc Deering, Eber Ferreira, Gene Ha, Jim Lee, Tom Nguyen, Joe Prado, Kenneth Rocafort, Scott Williams, Patrick Zircher, Sal Cipriano, Taylor Esposito, Travis Lanham, Carlos Mangul, Nick Napolitano, Dezi Sienty, Brad Anderson, Blond, Jeromy Cox, Gabe Eltaeb, Nathan Eyring, Hi-Fi, Art Lyon, Marcelo Maiolo, Pete Pantazis, Rod Reis, Alex Sinclair, Dan Didio, Will Moss and Brian Cunningham.

Paul and Mike are joined by Scott X to provide a trinity of commentary! How will they rate TRINITY WAR? Tune in and find out!

If you have thoughts, opinions, encouragement or issues, please feel free to contact us via waitingfordoom.com or at DCOCDCast@gmail.com and on twitter @DCOCDCast

KEEP ON EVENTING!

9
Apr

Episode 158: Fractured Realities

Count Suckula! Giant Cannibal Woman! Negative Nazi! Meat Destroyer Robot! Are these new team members of the Doom Patrol, or enemies? Something else?? And what does Ted Bruder have to do with all of this!? Join Mike and Paul as they journey into yet more of the wonderful weirdness that is the Doom Patrol!

LET’S GET PATROLLING!

  • News Patrol – 6:42

  • Doom Clock – 10:28

  • Doomsplaining - 18:51 - This episode we look at issue 16 of Volume 5, from Keith Giffen, Brian Keene, Al Milgrom, Pat Brosseau, Guy Major, Matthew Clark, Simona Martore and Elisabeth V Gehrlein!

  • Mailbag O Doom - 32:25 - We read through listener feedback as well as your responses to the last Question of the Week, which was: ‘Who is your all-time fave comics editor?’

3
Apr

DCOCD 40 - Rotworld

DCOCD is the DC Comics EVENT PODCAST where we discuss, contextualise and rank every single DC event in order starting with 1985's Crisis on Infinite Earths up to... we're not sure yet.

Its 2013 and the DC Universe has gone mouldy and rotten. Can edgy heroes Animal Man and Swamp Thing save everyone from ROTWORLD? We sure hope so otherwise the podcast ends here.

This event is brought to us by some powerhouse creators Scott Snyder, Jeff Lemire, Matt Kindt, Steve Pugh, Yanick Paquette, Marco Rudy, Timothy Green II, Alberto Ponticelli, Wayne Faucher, Daniel Green, Andy Owens, Joseph Silver, Andrew Bellanger, Pat Brousseau, Karl Kerschl, Jared K Fletcher, Travis Lanham, Carlos Mangul, Dezi Sienty, Lovern Kindzierski, Val Staples, Nathan Fairbairn, Tony Avina, Lee Loughridge, John Kalisz, Jose Villarrubia, Joey Cavalieri and Matt Idelson..

Paul and Mike are joined by Ryan Daly because he’s a fun guy (hmm that joke was funnier before I typed it). How will they rate ROTWORLD? Tune in and find out!

If you have thoughts, opinions, encouragement or issues, please feel free to contact us via waitingfordoom.com or at DCOCDCast@gmail.com and on twitter @DCOCDCast

KEEP ON EVENTING!

14
Mar

The Gary Show 3

Shouldering burdens. Making biscuits. Beverages of choice. Not doing things. Funeral plans. Cold opens versus proper intros. Living in a pandemic. Cheese regret. Accents. Mashups. How many times can a person say ‘Good Lord!’ in one episode. Indispensable objects. Pitched ideas. Old TV shows. Vehicular issues.

Featured music:

Intro - "Machine Gun" - The Commodores

"Vamos" - Pixies

"It's No Reason" - The Church

"Superkill" - Bill McClintock (James Brown/Motorhead mashup)

Outro - "Lemon to a Knife Fight" - The Wombats

6
Mar

Episode 157: Up, Up and Disarraaaaaay!

Mike and Paul return delight your ears and brain parts with more of their love for the Doom Patrol. Hopefully, in this episode, the team will get some respite from all the recent craziness, and get some time to relax. And nothing will go wrong. And there will be absolutely no surprises.

OH WHO IS WILFRED KIDDING. Sigh. Those poor people.

LET’S GET PATROLLING!

  • News Patrol – 6:17

  • Doom Clock – 11:49

  • Doomsplaining - 16:49 - This episode we look at issues 14 and 15 of Volume 5, from Keith Giffen, Matthew Clark, Ron Randall, John Livesay, Pat Brosseau, Steve Wands, Guy Major, Simona Martore and Elisabeth V Gehrlein!

  • Mailbag O Doom - 42:57 - We read through listener feedback as well as your responses to the last Question of the Week, which was: ‘what is your favourite ‘street level’ comic character/title/arc or story?’

27
Feb

DCOCD 39 - New 52

DCOCD is the DC Comics EVENT PODCAST where we discuss, contextualise and rank every single DC event in order starting with 1985's Crisis on Infinite Earths up to... we're not sure yet.

Everything suddenly starts over and it’s a complete (partial) reboot with a clean slate of uncertain continuity as the DC starts over in 2011 with NEW 52. It’s the publishing plan that walked like an event!

It’s brought to you by everyone at DC at the time, until many quit in a huff.

Paul with special guests Herman Loew and Grant Richter try and make sense of this confusing 5 years in ntheir comic-reading lives. How will they rate NEW 52? Tune in and find out!

If you have thoughts, opinions, encouragement or issues, please feel free to contact us via waitingfordoom.com or at DCOCDCast@gmail.com and on twitter @DCOCDCast

KEEP ON EVENTING!

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