Episodes

October 15, 2021

#45 The Power Of Comics With Matthew Smith

About the episode Kevin and Sean interviews Dr. Matthew Smith, Dean of the College of Humanities and Behavioral Sciences and Professor of Communication at Radford University, as well as the co-author of several books about comics, including The Power Of ...

October 01, 2021

#44 UltraViolet with Elizabeth Lambert

About the episode Sean and Kevin talk to actress and author Elizabeth Lambert, who is the creator of the Webtoon comic, “UltraViolet”. The trio discuss Elizabeth’s journey into comics and webtoons, the very real world of balancing creating comics with co...

September 15, 2021

#43 Nottingham with David Hazan

About the episode Kevin and Sean interview David Hazan, the writer of the comic series “Nottingham” published by Mad Cave Studios. Nottingham is a crime mystery retelling of Robin Hood with twists. This is not your typical Robin Hood story! The hosts tal...

Comic Writers & Artists Interviews

September 08, 2021

#42 Shang-Chi Review

About the episode In this episode, the co-hosts and special guest Molly Farnsley reviews the latest movie to be released as part of Phase 4 of the Marvel Cinematic Universe (MCU), Shang-Chi, and The Legend of the Ten Rings. We give a little background ab...

September 01, 2021

#41 Origin Stories

About the episode Every character and superhero has an origin story. In this episode, Sean and Kevin discuss their own origin story of how they got into comics, how the podcast show started, and their favorite superhero origin story from the comics. At t...

August 15, 2021

#40 Everpresent with Molly Farnsley

About the episode Kevin and Sean interviews Molly Farnsley, an webcomic writer and artist, to talk about her journey and her series “Everpresent,” a fantasy-based webcomic that she has created. Listen in to learn when Molly started to teach herself how t...

Interviews & Guests Comic Writers & Artists Interviews

August 01, 2021

#39 Free Comic Book Day with Downtown Comics and Space Cadets Collection Collection

In preparation for the return of Free Comic Book Day, we talk to local comic shop owners Jen King of SpaceCadets Collection Collection in Oak Ridge, TX, and Michael Costello of Downtown Comics in Indianapolis IN. Listen in as we discuss the history of FC...

Interviews & Guests

July 15, 2021

#38 Indy PopCon 2021

On this episode of The Captioned Life Podcast, Sean and Kevin discuss their experience at Indy PopCon 2021. It was the first con either had attended in over a year, and the first they’ve ever attended together. They break down the good, the bad, and the ...

Pop Culture

July 11, 2021

#37 Black Widow Review

On this special bonus episode of the Captioned Life Podcast, we sit down to review the new film, Black Window. It’s been nearly 2 years since we’ve gotten to see an MCU film in the theatres, and we were able to see this one in the IMAX. We also let junio...

Comics, TV, & Movie Reviews

July 01, 2021

#36 Our Trip To Universal

In this episode of the Captioned Life podcast, we discuss our separate (but together) summer vacation trips to the Universal Studios in Orlando, FL. Come ride the movies with us as we cover our favorite and least favorite aspects of resorts, parks, rides...

Pop Culture

June 15, 2021

#35 Worst Dads in Comics

In the latest episode of The Captioned Life, Sean and Kevin celebrate Fathers’ Day by discussing the worst dads in comics. After taking some suggestions from social media, they each list their bottom three dads and talk about the criteria that makes each...

Comics, TV, & Movie Reviews

June 01, 2021

#34 Our Favorite Superhero Hideouts

In this episode of the Captioned Life, we discuss our favorite comic book superhero secret hideouts and what makes them interesting and unique. We also break down how those secret hideouts are used to convey themes of isolation and loneliness in comics, ...

Comics, TV, & Movie Reviews

May 15, 2021

#33 Mortal Kombat Review

After watching the new film, Mortal Kombat on HBO Max, the guys sat down to discuss what they liked and didn’t like. It’s a big slice of nostalgia pie, but did Sean and Kevin have the stomach for this new helping of video game goodness and all those fata...

Comics, TV, & Movie Reviews

May 01, 2021

#32 Why Wakanda Matters By Dr. Sheena Howard

On this episode of The Captioned Life, Dr. Sheena Howard joins Sean and Kevin for a conversation about her new book, Why Wakanda Matters: What Black Panther Reveals About Psychology, Identity, and Communication. Together we talk about the impact the 2018...

Interviews & Guests Comics, TV, & Movie Reviews

April 25, 2021

#31 Series Review: The Falcon And The Winter Soldier

Now that the season finale of Marvel Studios' "The Falcon And The Winter Soldier" is out, we sit down to talk about what we liked and disliked about the series. We also touch on its themes of racism in the show, what we thought about the big reveal of th...

Comics, TV, & Movie Reviews

April 15, 2021

#30 Count With Ibrahim Moustafa

The new original graphic novel, Count, answers the age old question: What do you get when you combine classic literature with sci-fi adventure? In this episode we get the chance to talk to author and artist, Ibrahim Moustafa about his genre bending epic ...

Interviews & Guests Comic Writers & Artists Interviews

April 01, 2021

#29 Scout‘s Honor With David Pepose

In this episode, the Captioned Life Crew sits down with comics writer, David Pepose to discuss his new book, Scout’s Honor. We get David to peel back the layers on his writing process and some of the tough themes he tackles in this coming of age story, s...

Interviews & Guests Comic Writers & Artists Interviews

March 15, 2021

#28 Who Wants To Be A Millionaire Superhero

What would be the best superpower to have in order to get rich? In this new episode, Sean, James, and Kevin discuss what extraordinary gift they’d want to have if their primary motivation was to make a fortune. We also find out if some of our hosts are c...

Pop Culture

March 04, 2021

#27 TV Review WandaVision

After eight long weeks of twists and turns, we finally found out the fate of the unusual couple from Westview, New Jersey. After watching the series finale of WandaVision last night. Sean, James, and Kevin jumped online to record a surprise bonus episode...

Comics, TV, & Movie Reviews

March 01, 2021

#26 - MCU Quote Showdown

As we all follow the breadcrumbs and unravel the mystery of #WandaVision, we're all waiting for the return of the #MCU summer blockbuster. To pass the time, we played a little Marvel Cinematic Universe Who Said It. This not only tested out knowledge of t...

Trivia

February 15, 2021

#25 TV Review Mandalorian Season 2

The Mandalorian has become a pop culture phenomenon over the last year, and it doesn’t seem to be slowing down anytime soon. In this episode, Sean and Kevin discuss what makes it the best of what Star Wars can be and the impact it’s having beyond the bra...

Comics, TV, & Movie Reviews

February 01, 2021

#24 Movie Review Wonder Woman 1984

About this episode 2020 was a pretty dry year for big budget superhero films, but we did get a long-awaited sequel for Christmas. Listen as Hosts Sean and Kevin discuss their reaction to the film and the evolution of this classic character. The conversat...

Comics, TV, & Movie Reviews

January 15, 2021

#23 Looking Ahead In 2021

Listen in as hosts Kevin and Sean discuss some of their personal highlights of 2020 and what they are looking forward to most in 2021. With all the recent announcements of upcoming projects in the realm of comics, pop culture, and entertainment, what has...

Pop Culture

January 04, 2021

Podcast Update January 2021

We announced a new release structure for the upcoming 2021 year for our podcast. We will now release episodes (or at least try to, anyways!) on the 1st and 15th of every month, starting January 15th!

Announcements & Trailers