Tag: Review

Episode 17: The Wrestler

Recorded on February 2, 2009. Dear Pat, This week on an episode that thought Mickey Rourke made his comeback with Sin City, Eric and Jason invite indie filmmaker/friend/roommate Matt Brassfield along to review the new Darren Aronofsky film, The Wrestler and wrestling in general. They also discuss why no one should ever listen to this …

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Episode 16: Criminal

Recorded on January 23, 2009. Like a heist gone wrong, it’s another episode gone wrongish. This week Eric and Jason review the first five issues (or the first trade) of Ed Brubaker and Sean Phillips crime comic Criminal. Along the way, Eric offends the entire gay community, vegetarians, hobos, Mormons, Democrats and Republicans, and possible …

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Episode 15: The Host

Recorded on January 16, 2009. This week, on the only comics podcast defiant enough to defend George W. Bush, we learn that America is Evil, courtesy of the Korean monster movie The Host. We also learn that “fun” does not automatically mean “good”, and that a “Devil’s Strip” is not exactly a reverse happy trail. …

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Episode 14: Hulk & Thing

Recorded on January 12, 2009. Hulk weep quietly! On an incredibly depressed and bummed out episode of Gutter Trash, Eric and Jason review Jim Starlin and Bernie Wrightson’s 1987 Marvel graphic novel, Hulk/Thing: The Big Change. Nostalgia slaps Jason around like a little bitch, and the boys discuss William Burroughs, Chuck Palahniuk, H.G. Wells and …

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Episode 13: Cabin Boy

Recorded on January 4, 2009. “These pipes are clean!” And boy are they ever. This week on Gutter Trash, Jason and Eric review the criminally underrated Chris Elliot cult comedy classic Cabin Boy. In addition, they discuss the vampire/ serial killer/video store owner who lived in Eric’s apartment, the world famous M*A*S*H Museum, and our …

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