MWC Podcast with Jon and Maggie
Jon and Maggie are married and occasionally like to share our nerdy loves with everyone. Cartoons, comics, movies, TV, and more!
info_outline MWC Presents the RodPod episode 15 09/04/2023
MWC Presents the RodPod episode 15 MWC stands for Married with Cybertron, as Jon M Wilson joins the Schaefer-Hames on their journey through the IDW Phase 2 Transformers comics. On this episode, we cover issues 12 of RID and MTMTE. The Lost Light Crew battles a group of rogue Decepticons and fights to save the lives of some of their own, while back on Cybertron, Megatron's return is quickly unravelling all of the progress that's been done since the end of the war.
info_outline Married Watching Cartoons: Bluey! With Special Guest Ryan Daly. 07/04/2023
Married Watching Cartoons: Bluey! With Special Guest Ryan Daly. Ryan Daly from the Fire and Water Podcast network mentioned in passing that we should watch the cartoon, Bluey for a Married Watching Cartoons. Ryan was right! Join, Ryan, Maggie, and I as we talk about 3 episodes of what could be the best show of any medium currently running.
info_outline JL MAY 2023! The Brave and the Bold 15 Nightwing/Hawkman 05/21/2023
JL MAY 2023! The Brave and the Bold 15 Nightwing/Hawkman It's #JLMay once again! This time around, podcasts from all over the 'sphere have gotten together to cover 2007-8's The Brave and The Bold #15, featuring two characters that Maggie and Jon have never covered before and only know all that much about one of them. So, in true Brave and the Bold style. #JLMay2023 #JLMay Follow the Event with all of these great podcasts
info_outline MWC Presents: A Deep Dive into Dragonlance episode 8 04/21/2023
MWC Presents: A Deep Dive into Dragonlance episode 8 Jon, Jon, Layne, and Clinton cover chapters three through six in book two of Dragons of Autumn Twilight
info_outline MWC Presents: Married with Christmas 12/25/2022
MWC Presents: Married with Christmas Merry Christmas and Happy Holidays from Jon and Maggie. Layne stops by to help us cover the Batman: TAS episode, Christmas With the Joker and sticks around while we cover Frank Capra's classic Christmas movie, It's a Wonderful Life.
info_outline MWC Presents: Deep Dive into Dragonlance, episode 7 12/22/2022
MWC Presents: Deep Dive into Dragonlance, episode 7 Deep Dive is back as Layne, Clinton, and the two Jons cover Chapters one and two of Book Two of Dragons of Autumn Twilight.
info_outline MWC Presents Fireside Favorites: Dear Fahrenheit 451 12/05/2022
MWC Presents Fireside Favorites: Dear Fahrenheit 451 Minisode alert! It's Married with College time again as Maggie helps Jon with one of his Library classes as they review Dear Fahrenheit 451 by Annie Spence and write love letters and breakup letters to some of their favorite (and not so favorite) books and other media, including The Magician's Nephew, The Magicians, Bullet Train, Atlas Shrugged, Andor, and more!
info_outline MWC Podcasts Presents: A Deep Dive into Dragonlance, episode 6 12/01/2022
MWC Podcasts Presents: A Deep Dive into Dragonlance, episode 6 The summer side project continues into the late fall, as Jon, Layne, and Clinton cover the last part of book one of book one. You read that right. Tolkein broke up his books into books, and so does Dragonlance. You gonna tell us that Tolkein was wrong? I don't think so! The heroes face Onyx, the black dragon in a final battle, the gods come back to Krynn, and we thankfully leave the gully dwarves behind, unfortunately not forever. Give it a listen!
info_outline MWC Presents: The Rod Pod Episode 14 10/31/2022
MWC Presents: The Rod Pod Episode 14 The two Jons cover Robots in Disguise #10 with a cover and timey-wimey plot that will amaze you but nowhere near as much as the last page of Robots in Disguise #11 will. Things are about to kick into gear in IDW Phase 2!
info_outline Deep Dive into Dragonlance ep 5: Interview with Author Ben Riggs! 09/07/2022
Deep Dive into Dragonlance ep 5: Interview with Author Ben Riggs! The Summer of Dragonlance draws to an end but we have more book to cover! Join Jon, Jon, and Layne as we continue through chapters 17 and 18 of Dragons of Autumm Twilight. Then stick around as Jon interviews Ben Riggs, author of Slaying the Dragon: A Secret History of Dungeons and Dragons as they discuss Weis and Hickman's time at TSR as well as something called TSR West that you probably haven't heard of.
info_outline MWC Presents: A Deep Dive into Dragonlance, Ep 4 08/22/2022
MWC Presents: A Deep Dive into Dragonlance, Ep 4 The Summer of Dragonlance continues as Layne, Jon, and Jon discuss chapters 13-16 of Dragons of Autumn Twilight! With discussions of the logistics of hauling around a giant wicker dragon, unintential dark humor while describing a scene where a character gets bathed in acid, and complex relations between people and gods reduced to the poem "Footprints", there's a lot going on in this one. (This podcast does feature adults using adult language. You have been warned.) Catch Jon M Wilson at jonreadscomics.com Layne is found at thebatmanuniverse.net
info_outline MWC Presents The Rod Pod 13: Shadowplay, with special guest TFG1Mike! 08/10/2022
MWC Presents The Rod Pod 13: Shadowplay, with special guest TFG1Mike! The Rod Pod returns! TFG1Mike stops by to discuss More Than Meets the Eye #s 9-11, the Shadowplay Saga with the two Jons. This one has an absolutely jaw-dropping finale and a last page you won't believe, so don't miss it!
info_outline A Deep Dive into Dragonlance Ep 3 07/27/2022
A Deep Dive into Dragonlance Ep 3 Summer side project continues as Jon, Jon, and Clinton take on chapters 9-12 of Dragons of Autumn Twilight! This episode has everything! Really bad puns by one Jon and Clinton threatening to drive the other Jon out of his mind? Yep! Misuse of the word "Thee" in the text coming close to finishing the job? Oh yes! Jon literally moved to tears while reading a passage aloud? You know it! This plus pedantic discussions of AD&D vision rules, undead, spells, and Greek and Roman linguistics. I told you it has everything! Sent comments to Jon M Wilson: @jonreadscomics Clinton Robison: @CoffeeComicsBlg Jon Schaefer Hames: @MWC_Podcast
info_outline Deep Dive into Dragonlance: Ep 2 07/14/2022
Deep Dive into Dragonlance: Ep 2 The whole gang is here! The two Jons, Clinton, and Layne cover Dragons of Autumn Twilight, Chapters 5-8, as well as an exerpt from the AD&D Module, Dragons of Mystery. The companions survive near drowning and flying arrows only to fall headfirst into combat with creatures from beyond their experience. Will the quest be over before it begins? Sent feedback to or on Twitter @MWC_Podcast
info_outline MWC Presents: A Deep Dive into Dragonlance 07/04/2022
MWC Presents: A Deep Dive into Dragonlance The Summer of Dragonlance continues, as my friends join me for a discussion of one of my lifelong favorites, The Dragonlance Chronicles! Layne and Clinton join me for a discussion of chapters 1 and 2 and a readthrough/discussion of 3 of Dragons of Autumn Twilight! Check out Clinton's stuff: Check out Layne and her firends' stuff! Buy this book!
info_outline Daily Dose of Dragonlance, Episode 0 06/08/2022
Daily Dose of Dragonlance, Episode 0 Inacurrately Titled Summer Side Project Alert! Jon M Wilson, Clinton Robison, and eventually Layne from Batman Books: A Dark Knight in Prose podcast join me for a deep dive into one of Jon's childhood favorites. (The use of the word "Daily" is for alliterative purposes and will not imply the rate of release!)
info_outline MWC Presents: Married with College! Weird Western Book Talk 05/19/2022
MWC Presents: Married with College! Weird Western Book Talk In the final of our book talk minisodes, Jon and Maggie chat about Weird Westerns! Discussing Territory, by Emma Bull, Six Gun Tarot, by R.S Belcher, Karen Memory, by Elizabeth Bear, Silver on the Road, by Laura Anne Gilman, and River of Teeth by Sarah Gailey
info_outline Mystery Minisode Featuring Encyclopedia Brown 02/28/2022
Mystery Minisode Featuring Encyclopedia Brown Maggie helps Jon with one of his librarian classes as they discuss mystery books and TV shows before she reads him an Encyclopedia Brown mystery! Can Jon match wits with the world's smartest 10 year old? Can you? Download it now! Timestamps: Intro: 0:00 Mystery Book Talk: 3:00 Encyclopedia Brown and The Case of the Electric Clock: 27:30 Books mentioned in Book Talk: Murder at the Vicarage-Agatha Christie 1930 The Sweetness at the Bottom of the Pie-Alan Bradley-2009 The Black Echo-Michael Connelly-1992 Cocaine Blues (Miss Fischer’s Murder Mysteries 1) McPhee Gribble Soulless (The Parasol Protectorate, book 1)- Gail Carriger 2009 The Martian-Andy Weir2011
info_outline MWC Presents: The Rod Pod Episode 10 12/27/2021
MWC Presents: The Rod Pod Episode 10 New episode! Join Maggie and Jon as they read through and review issues 7 and 8 of IDW's More Than Meets the Eye comics series. We meet the DJD who is scary as hell, and their leader Tarn, who could be the nastiest Decepticon in the series. We talk about the ramifications of eons-long warfare, good and evil in terms of the same, and the occasionally gray area between million year campaigner and war criminal. These and other fun topics on episode 10 of The Rod Pod!
info_outline Married Watching Cartoons Presents: The Tick! With Special Guest Ryan Daley 11/21/2021
Married Watching Cartoons Presents: The Tick! With Special Guest Ryan Daley Spoon! Maggie brings the Tick vs Pineapple Pokopo to the episode and to help us out with it, Ryan Daley from The Fire and Water Podcast Network stops by. We call him Speak, because that is what he does! Grab your surfboard and shark repellant and your taste for pineapple dishes as we discuss 90s ennui, the fallacy of the undistributed middle, monkeys in space, and Monkees as voice actors.
info_outline Mephisto vs the Podcasters 4: My Little Pony/Transformers Friendship in Disguise 10/28/2021
Mephisto vs the Podcasters 4: My Little Pony/Transformers Friendship in Disguise It's Halloween and that means Mephisto is up to his old tricks again, forcing us and 3 other podcasts to mix it up. This time around, Al Sedano from Ressurections: An Adam Warlock and Thanos Podcast joins us to cover the most unlikely crossover that you will ever love: My Little Pony/Transformers: Friendship in Disguise. Rarity matches wits and vanity with Starscream! And Arcee kicks Starscream in the face! Til all are one, you know you are our very best friends!
info_outline Married Watching Cartoons Episode 3: Spider-Man and His Amazing Friends! With Special guest Sean Ross 04/19/2021
Married Watching Cartoons Episode 3: Spider-Man and His Amazing Friends! With Special guest Sean Ross This episode, Sean Ross from Secret Wars and the Bat Pod basically wouldn't let us do this episode without him, so here he his! We talk about quoting lines from cartoons as a means of seduction, muse about what Sean's baseball career would have been like if he'd never seen this episode, decide how a made-up-for-this-episode cyborg stacks up against other cartoon villains in and out of the Marvel Universe and cast our own Spider-Friends!
info_outline Merry Marvel MARCHing Society 2021: Fantastic Four Acts of Vengeance 03/31/2021
Merry Marvel MARCHing Society 2021: Fantastic Four Acts of Vengeance Jon and Maggie dust off their comic books and remind themselves how to appreciate static images as they cover Fantastic Four #s 334-336 which serves as both the end of the Acts of Vengeance storyline as well as the debut of Walt Simonson's run on the series.
info_outline MWC Presents: An Encyclopedia Brown Mystery Minisode 01/30/2021
MWC Presents: An Encyclopedia Brown Mystery Minisode Join Maggie and Jon and they match wits with the world's greatest (10 year old) detective! Maggie reads Jon The Case of The Two-fisted Poet. Will Leroy lose Sally forever to a snobby kid who went to school in England? Then Jon reads Maggie The Case of the Wounded Toe where the weird kid who keeps teeth in a jar gets shot n the foot. The 1960's everyone!