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#60 Batman’s Batman With Michael Uslan

May 15, 2022

There have been many Batman films throughout the decades and the person responsible for all of them since the 1989 release “Batman” is Michael Uslan. In this episode, the hosts chatted with Michael about his journey in bring…

Guest: Michael Uslan
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MOVIE REVIEW: Doctor Strange In The Multiverse Of Madness With Richard Nebens

May 9, 2022

Doctor Strange Into The Multiverse Of Madness is the 28th Marvel Cinematic Universe film, the most anticipated movie of the year for Marvel Studios, and their first attempt at creating a horror genre movie. Sean reviews the …

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#59 We Only Kill Each Other With Peter Krause

May 1, 2022

Dark Horse Comics recently published the trade paperback of the popular comic series We Only Kill Each Other by Stephanie Phillips, Peter Krause, Ellie Wright, and Troy Peteri. Sean and Kevin had a chance to speak to the art…

Guest: Peter Krause
Pop Culture Comics

#58 Villains We Love And Heroes We Hate

April 15, 2022

People always discuss who our favorite heroes are and which villains we hate, but Sean and Kevin decided to flip the script and talk about their favorite villains and the villains they loathe. From Magneto and Bane to Howard…

Interviews With Comics Professionals

#57 Retroactive With Ibrahim Moustafa

April 1, 2022

Eisner Award nominee and comic book writer/artist Ibrahim Moustafa join the show to talk about his upcoming graphic novel, Retroactive. We chat about what he’s been doing since he was last on our show, the work he did on Mar…

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#56 Teaching With Comics With Tim Smyth

March 15, 2022

ABOUT THE EPISODE Educator and author Tim Smyth joined the show to talk about how he’s taught with comics in his classroom over a 20-year teaching career. Tim shares how he got started using comics, the different ways they …

Guest: Tim Smyth
TV & Movie Reviews

MOVIE REVIEW: The Batman

March 7, 2022

CAUTION: This episode contains spoilers for “The Batman”. With the new release of the highly anticipated film “The Batman” directed by Matt Reeves and starring Robert Pattinson, Zoe Kravitz, Paul Dano, Colin Farrell, and …

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#55 Batman Films With Michael Rothman

March 1, 2022

In anticipation of the new DC/Warner Bros. film, “The Batman,” Sean and Kevin are joined by entertainment writer and reporter Michael Rothman to talk about the history of Batman on film. They cover a range of topics from the…

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#54 Grieving Mall With R. Alan Brooks

Feb. 15, 2022

Kevin and Sean speak with comic author and illustrator Alan Brooks. They discuss Alan’s latest work, Grieving Mall and how he approaches important social topics in his writing. He also shares his message on pursuing creative…

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#53 ”Maus” & The McMinn County School Board

Feb. 1, 2022

About The Episode Recently, the McMinn County school board in Tennessee decided to ban the classroom use of the graphic novel Maus, which depicts a firsthand account of the Holocaust via anthropomorphic animals. The decisio…

Interviews & Guests Interviews With Comics Professionals

#52 Bi Visibility with Kat Calamia

Jan. 15, 2022

About the episode Sean and Kevin sit down to talk about comics with writer and YouTuber Kat Calamia. We discuss some of her recent work including the creator-owned project, The Dancer, and the Kickstarter campaign for her c…

Guest: Kat Calamia
Pop Culture

#51 The Best And Worst Of 2021

Jan. 1, 2022

Looking back on 2021 and looking forward to 2022, Kevin and Sean discuss the highs and lows that movies, tv shows, and comics took us to during the year and put together a list of the best and worst. Find out if Spider-Man, …

TV & Movie Reviews Hawkeye Series

TV REVIEW: Hawkeye, Season 1 Episode 6 ”So This Is Christmas?”

Dec. 24, 2021

About the episode Marvel Studios has released the final episode of (presumably) Season 1 of Hawkeye, "So This Is Christmas?". In this podcast review, Sean breaks down the big moments and questions that we have about the epi…

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MOVIE REVIEW: Spider-Man: No Way Home

Dec. 20, 2021

In this episode, Sean reviews the latest film addition in the MCU, "Spider-Man: No Way Home". He discusses the highlights of the film, where the film struggled a little bit, and questions he still has after watching the movi…

TV & Movie Reviews Hawkeye Series

TV REVIEW: Hawkeye, Season 1 Episode 5 ”Ronin”

Dec. 16, 2021

Sean reviews Episode 5 "Ronin" from the newest series from Disney and Marvel Studios, "Hawkeye", starring Jeremy Renner, Hailee Steinfeld, and Alaqua Cox. Sean goes through the episode, giving insight on what's happening in …

Pop Culture

#50 Was It Great Or Were We Eight? Holiday Edition

Dec. 15, 2021

About the episode Kevin and Sean look back on Christmases' past to discuss the holiday hallmarks of their childhoods. Does the stuff that they loved about Christmas as kids stand the pop culture test of time, or have they o…

TV & Movie Reviews Hawkeye Series

TV REVIEW: Hawkeye, Season 1 Episode 4 "Partners, Am I Right?"

Dec. 13, 2021

Sean reviews Episode 4 "Partners, Am I Right?" from the newest series from Disney and Marvel Studios, "Hawkeye", starring Jeremy Renner, Hailee Steinfeld, and Alaqua Cox. Sean goes through the episode, giving insight on what…

TV & Movie Reviews Hawkeye Series

TV REVIEW: Hawkeye, Season 1 Episode 3 "Echoes"

Dec. 2, 2021

About The Episode Sean reviews Episode 3 "Echoes" from the newest series from Disney and Marvel Studios, "Hawkeye", starring Jeremy Renner, Hailee Steinfeld, and Alaqua Cox. Sean goes through the episode, giving insight on …

Pop Culture

#49 Our Mount Rushmore Of Creators

Dec. 1, 2021

About the episode Sean and Kevin make their case for who belongs on the Mount Rushmore of Creativity in the world of pop culture and entertainment media. Considering the wide field of writers, directors, musicians, actors, …

TV & Movie Reviews Hawkeye Series

TV REVIEW: Hawkeye, Season 1 Episodes 1 "Never Meet Your Heroes" and Episode 2 "Hide And Seek"

Dec. 1, 2021

About The Episode Sean reviews the newest series from Disney and Marvel Studios, "Hawkeye", starring Jeremy Renner and Hailee Steinfeld. Sean goes through each episode, giving insight on what's happening in the series, the …

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TRAILER - Media Review Mini Episodes

Dec. 1, 2021

About the episode We're excited to announce that the team will be launching a new series of podcast episodes under "The Captioned Life" umbrella! Co-host Sean will release his reviews on popular TV series and films based on…

Interviews & Guests Pop Culture

#48 Circle City Ghostbusters with Jacob Bartlett

Nov. 15, 2021

About the episode Eager with anticipation of the release of the new film Ghostbusters: Afterlife, Sean and Kevin sit down to talk to Jacob Bartlett of the Circle City Ghostbusters to talk about their favorite memories from …

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#47 ”Eternals” Review With Ellie Khanverdi & Ethan Simmie

Nov. 7, 2021

About the episode One of the biggest movie events of the year has finally dropped, and we're here to review it! Marvel Studios' "Eternals" has arrived, and Kevin & Sean join Ellie Khanverdi ("Oh, Shoot!" Podcast) and Ethan …

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#46 Batman

Nov. 1, 2021

About the episode Batman is one of the most iconic superheroes in pop culture with one of the longest-running stories (and jokes) out there. In this episode, Sean shares some interesting facts about Batman, how the hosts go…