Something Ventured, Nothing Gained – S2E6 – Victor Echo November

Could you... maybe... sing a Technotronic song? Maybe Pump up the Jam?

Could you… maybe… sing a Technotronic song? Maybe Pump up the Jam?

Something Ventured, Nothing Gained S2E5: 20 Years to Midnight

IGNORE ME!!!!

IGNORE ME!!!!

 

The band gets back together to discuss one of our favorite episodes of “The Venture Brothers” – 20 Years to Midnight!

Something Ventured, Nothing Gained S2E4 – Escape to the House of Mummies Part II

"No time to explain, just cut open Edgar Allen Poe's stomach and stuff him inside!"

“No time to explain, just cut open Edgar Allen Poe’s stomach and stuff him inside!”

A re-watch of The Venture Brothers continues!

Join Christiana Ellis, Justin Diehl, and Jared Axelrod for a re-watch of the greatest cartoon ever!

In this episode, they continue Season 2 with: “Escape to the House of Mummies Part II”!

Music is “Found Friday” by Chooch Schubert

Find all things Jared Axelrod at JaredAxelrod.com

And Justin Diehl podcasts here.

Richard Green does geeky things here!

Something Ventured, Nothing Gained S2E3 – Assassinanny 911

The boobs command you.

The boobs command you.

You're in the OSI now!

You’re in the OSI now!

Sorry about the long delay between episodes. It would delay this ep yet longer to fully explain why, but suffice it to say that the elaborate podcast notes are a casualty.

Better audio without notes than no episode at all, yes?

A re-watch of The Venture Brothers continues!

Join Christiana Ellis, Justin Diehl, and Jared Axelrod for a re-watch of the greatest cartoon ever!

In this episode, they continue Season 2 with: “Assassinanny 911”!

Music is “Found Friday” by Chooch Schubert

Find all things Jared Axelrod at JaredAxelrod.com

And Justin Diehl podcasts here.

Richard Green does geeky things here!

Something Ventured, Nothing Gained S2E2 – “Hate Floats”

A re-watch of The Venture Brothers continues!

Join Christiana Ellis, Justin Diehl, and Jared Axelrod for a re-watch of the greatest cartoon ever!

This time, Richard Green was sadly absent, but we were joined by special guest Patrick McLean!

In this episode, they continue Season 2 with: “Hate Floats”!

Music is “Found Friday” by Chooch Schubert

Find all things Jared Axelrod at JaredAxelrod.com

And Justin Diehl podcasts here.

Richard Green does geeky things here!

Notes:

An interview with the creators of the show where they talk about the incredible gay characters that have been created by the show over the years.

Holst’s “Mars: Bringer of War” on YouTube!

21 and 24’s version on YouTube!

"Can you read my mind? Probably not with that dart in your neck."

“Can you read my mind? Probably not with that dart in your neck.”

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

“Can you read my mind?” scene from Superman on YouTube

 

"Discover the excitement and adventure of costumed aggression!"

“Discover the excitement and adventure of costumed aggression!”

Things that can stop a bullet from Mythbusters Results

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Who were the “Young Turks”?

Who is “Turk 182”?

And together, they form… some gangbangers, apparently.

"I smell weed."

“I smell weed.”

Mary Lou Retton, posing like on Hank's poster, and also in "Scrooged"

Mary Lou Retton, posing like on Hank’s poster, and also in “Scrooged”

"You do some pretty strange things when you date a super-villain."

“You do some pretty strange things when you date a super-villain.”

One can never have too many pickle forks... or can you?

One can never have too many pickle forks… or can you?

 

 

Walton Goggins as "Venus" in "Sons of Anarchy"

Walton Goggins as “Venus” in “Sons of Anarchy”

 

Watch “The Amazing Cosmic Awareness of Duffy Moon” on YouTube! “You can do it, Duffy Moon!”

Something Ventured, Nothing Gained S2E1 – “Powerless in the Face of Death”

A re-watch of The Venture Brothers continues!

Join Christiana Ellis, Justin Diehl, and Jared Axelrod for a re-watch of the greatest cartoon ever!

In this episode, they begin Season 2 with: “Powerless in the Face of Death”!

Music is “Found Friday” by Chooch Schubert

Find all things Jared Axelrod at JaredAxelrod.com

And Justin Diehl podcasts here.

Richard Green does geeky things here!

Notes:

Why were the Three Musketeers called “Musketeers”?

The song from the opening sequence is the Aquagen Remix of  “Everybody’s Free (To Feel Good)” by Tim Cox and Nigel Swanston featuring Rozella (YouTube)

The opening sequence bears remarkable similarities to the video for Duran Duran’s “Hungry Like the Wolf”

Brock’s syringe: Filled with Dexter’s drug?

The Monarch’s gathering of contraband resembles the opening of HBO’s “Oz”

Where does the phrase “tow-headed” come from?

“Porkchop Sandwiches!”

The “Viceroy butterfly” vs the Monarch

What happens in the event of just one brother’s death?

Is Doc's "girlfriend" Skye dressed like Lola?

Is Doc’s “girlfriend” Skye dressed like Lola?

 

You be the judge! This is Lola from the film "Run Lola Run", starring Franka Potente

You be the judge! This is Lola from the film “Run Lola Run”, starring Franka Potente

 

Young Hector alongside Boy Adventurer: Rusty Venture

Young Hector alongside Boy Adventurer: Rusty Venture

 

Hadji alongside Boy Adventurer Jonny Quest

Hadji alongside Boy Adventurer Jonny Quest

 

 

Mister Dark, from "Something Wicked This Way Comes"

Mister Dark, from “Something Wicked This Way Comes”

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Gary AKA 21, with his "Porkchop Sandwiches" tee-shirt and buttons which resemble the logos for Green Lantern, The Flash, and the Punisher

Gary AKA 21, with his “Porkchop Sandwiches” tee-shirt and buttons which resemble the logos for Green Lantern, The Flash, and the Punisher

Carol Ann and her mother, covered with ectoplasm from the goo portal in Poltergeist.

Carol Ann and her mother, covered with ectoplasm from the goo portal in Poltergeist.

 

Dr. O, covered with ectoplasm from the goo-portal

Dr. O, covered with ectoplasm from the goo-portal

 

A tasteful reproduction Noguchi coffee table by Herman Miller. Now imagine it in a gorilla's crotch.

A tasteful reproduction Noguchi coffee table by Herman Miller. Now imagine it in a gorilla’s crotch.

 

A Very Venture Christmas

A re-watch of The Venture Brothers continues!

Join Christiana Ellis, Justin Diehl, and Jared Axelrod for a re-watch of the greatest cartoon ever!

In this episode, they discuss the Season One Special: “A Very Venture Christmas”!

Music is “Found Friday” by Chooch Schubert

Find all things Jared Axelrod at JaredAxelrod.com

And Justin Diehl podcasts here.

Richard Green does geeky things here!

Notes:

Lik-M-Aid candy

Lik-M-Aid candy


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The CBS Special Presentation title.

The CBS Special Presentation title.


The intro of the episode is a model of one used by CBS for their specials.

The intro of the episode is a model of one used by CBS for their specials.


Doc as Scrooge with Brock as the Ghost of Christmas Future AKA the Spectre of Death

Doc as Scrooge with Brock as the Ghost of Christmas Future AKA the Spectre of Death


Doc's heart grows three sizes.

Doc’s heart grows three sizes.


The grinch's heart grows too. (I forgot it happens when he's upside-down!)

The grinch’s heart grows too. (I forgot it happens when he’s upside-down!)


Hank (with tree) as Charlie Brown from A Charlie Brown Christmas

Hank (with tree) as Charlie Brown from A Charlie Brown Christmas


The original.

The original.


Helper as Tiny Tim and Dean-in-the-box.

Helper as Tiny Tim and Dean-in-the-box.


Charlie-in-the-box and the other misfit toys.

Charlie-in-the-box and the other misfit toys.


Rudolf the foul-mouthed reindeer.

Rudolf the foul-mouthed reindeer.


The catalog Dean's been leaving all over the compound.

The catalog Dean’s been leaving all over the compound.


Cover of the real 1976 Sears Wishbook

Cover of the real 1976 Sears Wishbook


The Joker Mobile

The Joker Mobile


The Green Machine

The Green Machine


The illegal Tengen version of Tetris for the NES.

The illegal Tengen version of Tetris for the NES.


Panorama of the Venture Christmas party.

Panorama of the Venture Christmas party.


Close-up of Triana from the party, dressed a bit like Sarah Polley's character from "Go"

Close-up of Triana from the party, dressed a bit like Sarah Polley’s character from “Go”


Sarah Polley (on the right) from the movie "Go"

Sarah Polley (on the right) from the movie “Go”


Geena Davis with a metal plate on her mouth, from "Beetlejuice"

Geena Davis with a metal plate on her mouth, from “Beetlejuice”


The Krampus is a real legend, not made up for the show.

The Krampus is a real legend, not made up for the show.

Something Ventured, Nothing Gained #7

The Venture Brothers rewatch continues!

In this episode, the gang discusses “Trial of the Monarch” and “Return to Spider Skull Island”

Podcast notes!

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Hank and Dean at the opening of “Trial of the Monarch”, Hank as Indiana Jones and Dean as Thomas Magnum

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As if this caption was needed, it’s Harrison Ford as Indiana Jones!

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Thomas Magnum, played by Tom Selleck, from Magnum PI. Also frequently wears Hawaiian shirts.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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Are Chip and Dale dressed as Indy and Magnum in Rescue Rangers? You be the judge!

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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Brock in that sequence, dressed as Michael Knight

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David Hasselhoff as Michael Knight from Knight Rider

 

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Helper in the opening Sequence

 

 

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A rendering of the robot from 1998’s “Lost in Space” movie.

 

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Doc Hammer and Jackson Publick (creators of The Venture Brothers), on the jury, listening to Tiny Attorney, who was inspired by Quato from Total Recall.Quato

The Strangers from Dark City. Inspiration for the Guild of Calamitous Intent?

The Strangers from Dark City. Inspiration for the Guild of Calamitous Intent?

Officer Poncharello from CHiPs, played by Erik Estrada
Officer Poncharello from CHiPs, played by Erik Estrada

 

Tom of Finland, another of the nicknames the Monarch gives the dirty cop.

Tom of Finland, another of the nicknames the Monarch gives the dirty cop.

 

"The Fonz" or "Fonzie" played by Henry Winkler, the last of the nicknames Monarch gives the cop.

“The Fonz” or “Fonzie” played by Henry Winkler, the last of the nicknames Monarch gives the cop.

 

Rocky Horror

From left to right, Columbia, Magenta, Dr. Frank-N-Furter, and Riff-Raff, from Rocky Horror Picture Show

 

On the right, Rocky from Rocky Horror Picture Show

On the right, Rocky from Rocky Horror Picture Show

 

Brock as Rocky and Rusty as Dr. Frank-N-Furter

Brock as Rocky and Rusty as Dr. Frank-N-Furter

 

Dean as Riff-Raff and Hank as Columbia

Dean as Riff-Raff and Hank as Columbia

 

Dr. Slice! A soda that existed!

Dr. Slice! A soda that existed!

 

Master-Blaster, from Mad Max Beyond Thunderdome

Master-Blaster, from Mad Max Beyond Thunderdome

 

 

Something Ventured, Nothing Gained #6

A re-watch of The Venture Brothers continues!

Join Christiana Ellis, Justin Diehl, and Jared Axelrod for a re-watch of the greatest cartoon ever!

In this episode, they continue Season One with the episodes: “Tag Sale, You’re It!”, and “Past Tense”!

Podcast notes!
Here are my pictures from the DragonCon2013 Venture Brothers Party!
Here’s the YouTube clip of Mike Yanigata from Fargo!
Here’s some images from Hajime Sorayama, the inspiration for the Leslie-bots!

Here is a link to Jared’s Kickstarter: “The Cockroach Strikes!”

Music is “Found Friday” by Chooch Schubert

Find all things Jared Axelrod at JaredAxelrod.com

And Justin Diehl is participating in the Dog Days of Podcasting Challenge!

Richard Green does geeky things here!

Something Ventured, Nothing Gained #5

A re-watch of The Venture Brothers continues!

Join Christiana Ellis, Justin Diehl, and Jared Axelrod for a re-watch of the greatest cartoon ever!

In this episode, they discuss the episodes: “Mid-Life Chrysalis”, and “Are you there, God? It’s me, Dean.”!

Here is the link to the archived version of the Scrotal Safety Commission!

Here is a link to Jared’s “Ask Comrade Cockroach!”

Music is “Found Friday” by Chooch Schubert

Find all things Jared Axelrod at JaredAxelrod.com

And Justin Diehl is participating in the Dog Days of Podcasting Challenge!

Richard Green does geeky things here!

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