The Mothers of Desperation discuss their web projects, puppets, vampires, comic book conventions, movies, and other Pop Culture happenings.
info_outline 097 - Chadwick Boseman and Hollywood Integrity 09/26/2020
097 - Chadwick Boseman and Hollywood Integrity Discussing the loss of the Black Panther star and the question of integrity in Hollywood. Would he have been given the opportunity to play such a huge role if the public had known about his diagnosis, and should that matter?
info_outline 095 - Podcast Like Nobody's Listening 10/26/2018
095 - Podcast Like Nobody's Listening Attending Los Angeles Comic Con and character inspired clothing, crossplaying suggestions for Jack, Los Angeles Comic Con, hours and after parties, line management and attending panels, our most popular podcast subjects, nerdbait controversies and subjects, nerdbaiting, supporting cosplayers and content creators, Twitch and Twitch Prime care of Amazon, the mad orange man himself is one of our most popular subjects, not winning the presidency two consecutive terms in a row, Trump and Kanye versus the 13th ammendment, nicknaming the name-caller-in-chief, discussing Gitmo, Stan Lee's longevity, vip upgrades, Craig "Big Poppa" Chenoweth and his new streaming channel Into the Derbyverse, www.intothederbyverse.com, interesting things this week, puppert news, The Los Angeles Guild of Puppetry, The Curious Creations of Christine McConnell. Please like, subscribe, and comment below!
info_outline 094 - Breaks, Purges, Kitchens, and Cocktails 08/02/2018
094 - Breaks, Purges, Kitchens, and Cocktails CJ and Jack are back from our summer break and discuss upcoming episodes. Subscribers please comment and vote for the name of the upcoming cooking show on the Desperate Mothers. Will it be Cook Stupid, CJ's Crazy Kitchen, or Chronic Kitchen? The taco juice video that started a blender cocktail binge. Upcoming nugget series of videos. We also wax whimsically about the poor timing of our video releases. What possible tie ins could we have done with the Jurassic Park World movies?
info_outline 093 - Infinity Spoilers 05/08/2018
093 - Infinity Spoilers Spoiling Marvel's Avengers Infinity War. Nerdgasms galore! X-Men's status in the MCU is discussed. How can the Marvel Cinematic Universe be put back together again? After the credit spoilers. The biggest opening weekend of all time. Bemoaning the lack of cosplayers at the local movie opening. Thanos the Eco-Terrorist. More mumbo jumbo. Subscribe to us today. Leave comments and ratings using your favorite podcast app.
info_outline 092 - Stealing Stan Lee's Blood 05/02/2018
092 - Stealing Stan Lee's Blood Is Stan Lee being abused by his handlers? Who is profiting off the living legend? Did someone steal Stan Lee's blood and use it to sign comic books? The Talent's Twitch channel is Ketchin_Games subscribe now! Jack berates CJ for doing RPGs wrong. No spoilers for Marvel’s Avengers Infinity War!
info_outline 091 - What Should Have Blend 03/28/2018
091 - What Should Have Blend CJ and Jack talk about the final cut of That Blender Guy porg video, key characteristics, editing down the footage to a final short video, CJ's car will turn 21 and be allowed to drink legally, convention loop reels, attention grabbers, Tomb Raider, future episode ideas, DC movie openings and disappointing dark and gray climactic battles, Superman's air sac, fist fights at terminal velocity, Black Panther movie, Wakandan Americans, magic mumbo jumbo defying the laws of physics, porg part deux, pop up video ideas and porg revisions.
info_outline 089 - Flat Track Roller Derby and the Convention Experience 02/18/2018
089 - Flat Track Roller Derby and the Convention Experience Flat Track Roller Derby and the resurgence of the full contact sport with Craig Chenowith, WFTDA, upcoming season of the local roller derby league, photographers Chuck Gay, Mike Weiss, Tristan King, roller derby photography, community involvement, the roller derby season starts this week, #NoBeerForCJ, comment below, porg ideas, cease and desist letters, why CJ is not allowed to have a PayPal account, Disney annual pass prices increase, SDCC prices, outlaw con-goer, Long Beach Comic Expo, alternate comic conventions, anime expo, Gallifrey One convention, Strategic Con, Stan Lee's LA Comic Con, personalities signing autographs, The Stan Lee Experience, CJ's Truly Authentic and Trustworthy Comic Grading Company, the 30 second pause, Dashiki denied, cultural appropriation, movies that have fallen out of favor, montages are a must for modern movies, this week's homework assignment is to watch the new Marvel Black Panther movie. Click like, subscribe, leave a comment, and hop on!
info_outline 088 - That Blender Guy 02/13/2018
088 - That Blender Guy YouTube channel. Unfounded dislike of Star Wars porgs. Porg traumatic stress syndrome. Planned video shoots that may not make it to our channel. Planned future podcast guests. Crickets. Yngwie Malmsteen show in Beverly Hills. Peepshow Menagerie and the Fais Do Do Club. Cherry Potter and the Wizards of Burlesque. Magic Castle. Bree Larson in the new Captain Marvel movie takes the Marvel Cinematic Universe into unchartered territory. Leave a comment and don't forget to subscribe!
info_outline 087 - Spoiling the Last Jedi 12/28/2017
087 - Spoiling the Last Jedi Part two of our Christmas podcast continues with out casual fan review of Star Wars The Last Jedi. What we like, what we didn't like, and what we think is going to happen next. Fan theories may be included in this episode.
info_outline 085 - Porgs and Cons 11/10/2017
085 - Porgs and Cons CJ and Jack talk about upcoming convention plans, meeting Stan Lee and Nichelle Nichols, Star Was The Last Jedi, penguins, porg, and evil beachballs, Star Was licensing and merchandise, the Endor compromise, gerrymandering, citizen journalists, bad presidents, and upcoming streams.
info_outline 082 - We Shall Call Her... GG! 06/14/2017
082 - We Shall Call Her... GG! Sorry, we just saw Wonder Woman! A long discourse about comic based movies and shows that are in production (and some that should be)! Digitally unaged actors, the Digital Fountain of Youth, perpetual actors, actors chemistry, DC Comics only studio making female movies, Wonder Woman can't go home again, we shall call her... GG! Wonder Woman's workout regimen, Super Friends should be a movie, Captain Marvel and the Kree race in the MCU, Old Man Logan movie was just an attempt to bow out of the X-Men, the Defenders may likely sit around and drink coffee ala The Tick, suggesting upcoming movies featuring strong female leads, problems with Power Man, Hulk and Thor battle over a movie title, Hela is a strong female villain, a bat turns into a vulture, CJ and Jack attempt to read through the Upright Citizens Brigade Comedy Improvisation Manual so buy the book and follow along - next UCB book update will be included in description.
info_outline 081 - Clam Jamming Wonder Woman & The BS Mine on Uranus 05/08/2017
081 - Clam Jamming Wonder Woman & The BS Mine on Uranus An orgy of comic book talk, Armchair Wire-Fu, Jack and CJ argue about the integrity of comic book continuity and the DCU & MCU movies, Entertainment business, CJ attending The Groundlings School, joining the president's exclusive access club, crowdfunding adult movies, dry humping in burkas, Guardians of the Galaxy, Inhumans and Thunderbolts, Bucky in the Captain America comic books versus the Winter Soldier in the Cap MCU, Spidey as Tony's pawn, vibranium and the laws of physics, vibranium catching, the Hollywood writers' bullshit mine on Uranus, DCU giving up advertising space to GoG, clam jamming Wonder Woman, Ghost In the Shell discussion - how the live action movie venerated and let down the original anime, the success of Batman V Superman, a billion dollar success, Scarlett Johansson sets the bar and can Gal Gadot meet it?
info_outline 079 - Teddy Bears Ain't Got No Force 04/10/2017
079 - Teddy Bears Ain't Got No Force Return from the winter, Ramses won, Twitter space, Ghost in the Shell, Scarlett Johanson, Angelina Jolie, hacking, Mr Robot, backdoors, microwave spies, cylons, social security clones, don't make yourself an easy target, home automation, futuristic bad guys, space battle in the future, hyperspace navigation and manual targeting, autopilots and dogfighting, the force versus laser blasts, broken confidences, teddy bears ain't got no force, Endor induced PTSD, what's funny now?, CJ goes to the Groundlings school, blender stuff, drunk cooking with no jokes, remedial comedy classes, cookies ain't no joke, fame and wealth and how to get it, puppets as actors versus performers, gilfs, motherlight, Luke Cage and Iron Fist, Spider-Man is Tony Stark's flunky, Spidey's pre-Civil War persona, Iron Man's playboy style, Elon Musk Hugh Hefner and Paris Hilton, Buckaroo Bonzai, Spider-man's webbing shooting out of other body parts. Secret explanations.
info_outline 078 - Oedipus Ren & Emperor Trumpatine 12/16/2016
078 - Oedipus Ren & Emperor Trumpatine Pods of holidays passed, the pod that makes you ring that bell, there's no white-washing Luke Cage, welcome to the Phantom Menace, Neegan visits your nuts, inner demons provide motivation, good heavy, Naboo callbacks, the return of Jar Jar looms in our future, Leia is the heart of the force, Emperor Trumpatine disbands the senate, fantastic creatures and Harry Potter, the ghost of a person, powers of disbelief, how disbelief would work in the real world, cheaters go to hell, four years of beating a dead horse, POTUS the T stands for Twitter, television journalists citing social media in general, no friends on freindster, always talking about Scarlette Johanson, Tweety Trump, the Frankenstein syndrome, Hulk rage is unending power, Banner in control, Thor 3 won't suck if it not focused on Thor, Matt argues for a Black Wido movie, La Femme Natasha, the Hawkeye movie was a ripoff, Guardians needed to be a comedy, skin grabs and manipulation, yoga pants controversy, movie fair pay and the plot of the Black Widow movie that should be.
info_outline 077 - Resting Bored Face 11/27/2016
077 - Resting Bored Face Black Friday edition with CJ, Jack, Matt and Sammie; Walmart online servers subsidized by the government, repairs to the Most Desperate Studio on Planet Earth, flooding out the wicked, schooled on words that are tight, grumpy cats at comic conventions, groping booth and the convention, spoiler time windows - when is it okay? Ron Jeremy should host a comic book convention, rjlvpcc, Doctor Strange does not go to Hogwarts, Lois Lane is the quintessential damsel in distress, ranking Batmen, resting bored face, Superman's loyalty pledge, Doctor Strange and Benedict Cumberbatch, the movie lacked a convincing training montage, sling rings and things, Harry Potter cinematic universe - the HPCU, the Mouse makes money, buyout prices, mis-remembering November, white washing Ghost in the Shell, Jackie Chan jumps over buildings well into his old age, the return of Moby Script, some costumes are more unisex than others, Banner Hulks out to impress the ladies, who is worthy of lifting Hulk's hammer? turkey and gravy flavored chips, insects are the food of the future, chocolate chirp cookies, soylent bug.
info_outline 076 - Trumpocalypse Now 11/20/2016
076 - Trumpocalypse Now Sammie joins CJ in podcasting, Star Wars awakens something, crickette roulette, grumpy cats votes libertarian? grumpy cat people getting plastic surgery, CJ might be lying, bug eyed evolution, going grumpy, missing Comikaze, Stan Lee might live forever, hot girls from Spider-Man, The Trumpocalypse, The Apprentice winners get their appointments, what went wrong for Hillary, Don't Trump this up!, Kanye West is a member of the Bey Hive, picture frames, buried by flab, American versus British pints, how many effs does grumpy cat give?, NFG, challenges in making videos, camera angle use in green screen technology, Hobitses can trick the camera, Shiva the tiger puppet from The Walking Dead, That Blender Guy, Arby's Meat Mountain Shake, Meatshake Monday, Trader Joe's Pumpkin Tortilla Chips review, Pumpkin Pie kettle cooked potato chips by Boulder Mountain, looking forward to the next four years with Donald Trump.
info_outline 075 - Oreo Sushi 10/10/2016
075 - Oreo Sushi The Mothers celebrate 2 years of podcasts with Oreos and sushi! Lay's new flavors are sampled and a winner is proclaimed from the new batch of fried potatoes. A trivia game is played and cookie punishments are doled out in honor of our anniversary episode. What do you get when you combine tasty Oreo cookies and Walmart sushi? Listen, subscribe, comment, and review! We still have Desperado patches, comment for your chance to randomly get one!
info_outline 074 - Shirtless and Blackwashed 09/12/2016
074 - Shirtless and Blackwashed CJ and Matt discuss Vladimir Putin's secret phone calls, Superman's motivations, Suicide Squad's true reason for existence, Oreo's foray into seafood, and Pop Tarts posing as soda pop. Along the way they may or may not offend listeners with off the cuff conjecture, faulty logic, poor reasoning, and just plain old bad taste.
info_outline 073 - Star Trek Beyond the Space Whales (and Nose Brownies) 08/10/2016
073 - Star Trek Beyond the Space Whales (and Nose Brownies) Exploding with Content! Banned from Comic Con! Adam, Matt, and CJ discuss the summer blockbuster films they've seen so far, and ones they haven't! What is funny, interesting, or offensive about Star Trek Beyond, Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles: Out of the Shadows, X-Men Apocalypse, Ghostbusters, and space whales? IMDB knows! But not Rotten Tomaters! Would Captain Kirk play Pokemon Go on the bridge of the Enterprise? Like and subscribe. Stick around for the secret review!
info_outline 072 - Ghostbusters Twinkie Cooler 07/28/2016
072 - Ghostbusters Twinkie Cooler Ada, CJ, Jack, and Matt consume Ghostbusters themed foods while talking about the movie. Can they make it trough the episode without spoilers? Probably not, but you have to listen to find out what happens. Don't forget to comment for your chance to win a free Desperado supporter iron on patch. Subscribe to us on iTunes, Stitcher, Google Play, Youtube and everywhere else fine podcasts are given away!
info_outline 071 - Watermelon Bacon Poptarts and the Game of Thrones Finale 07/01/2016
071 - Watermelon Bacon Poptarts and the Game of Thrones Finale Adam, CJ, Jack, and Matt, discuss the season finale of Game of Thrones, Poptarts in deliciously disgusting flavors, watermelon, maple bacon, King's Landin explained, witnessing the chewification, master of the meat shake, octopus creampuff, watermelon and maple bacon Poptarts combine for a taste sensation, brown sugar watermelon, the final verdict, runny eggs or not, discussing upcoming YouTube broadcast, please review us in iTunes, we aren't proud, who will kill Cersei, penises are stupid, Ricon story disappointments, power vacuum, the Mothers discuss possible upcoming GoT scenarios, stone men, deadite insight, does Westeros have the same geological and weather patterns as Earth? next season predictions, Dr. Mountainstein, prepaid lists of the Many Faced God, King and King ruling couples, Ramsey Bolton deserved a harder death, first death of next season predictions, the Clegane brothers death match, patch giveaway to a random subscriber on iTunes, Stitcher, Google Play, the website, or YouTube. Subscribe, like, share, and tell our friends.
info_outline 070 - Twinkie Wax and Why the DCU Needs a Gardener 06/20/2016
070 - Twinkie Wax and Why the DCU Needs a Gardener Adam, CJ, Jack, and Matt try Hostess Banana Split Twinkies, anatomically correct wax museum figures, X-Men Age of Apocalypse, the D-Box experience, The Flash versus Quicksilver, Katnis gave a speech before attacking Apocalypse, the nerdbait did not deliver, too much special effects blur together, grey goo, the climactic battle was copied from the Fantastic Four, like a bad boss fight, World of Warcraft, fan service, crafting saves the day, a movie made for game players, character ensemble movies are hard to pull off, Guy Gardner can save the DC cinematic universe if they made his movie, Netflix shows, Voltron, Game of Thrones spoilers, upcoming death predictions, the debate over Cersei's fate results in a meatshake wager, meatshake bet, comment and review the podcast to be entered into our random patch giveaway.