James Gunn has been fired and Guardians of the Galaxy Volume 3 is on indefinite hold. Logan is a bleak movie that depresses Bryan. ABC is rebooting BeWitched. Rob wants Bryan to watch the Netflix show, Lost in Space. DC is bringing Superman and Lois Lane back to the DC universe in the Flash, Arrow, and Supergirl TV shows.
It might be a few months later than we planned, but it's finally here! Bryan, Jennifer, Kevin, and Rob sit down for a Big Time book club episode and talk about the 1988 DC graphic novel, The Killing Joke. Written by Alan Moore and illustrated by Brian Bolland.
Considered by some to be a classic and ground breaking, The Killing Joke dives into the disturbing relationship between Batman and the Joker, testing the boundaries between insanity and perseverance.
If you're interested, you can buy The Killing Joke at the DC Comics online store at:
This week Jennifer takes the reigns and shows the boys how a gameshow episode is done. Join us as she drags Bryan, Kevin, and Rob kicking and screaming through topics ranging from the TV shows 'Friends' and ‘Saved by the Bell’ to extremely obscure former constellations and retro candies.
This week Jennifer takes a break while Bryan, Kevin, and Rob get nerdy chatting about Star Trek: The Next Generation. Jennifer hasn't watched any Star Trek:TNG so the boys decide to make a list of four episodes from each season that Jennifer might enjoy. That's right...it's more homework for poor Jennifer!
Tell us your favorite episodes from each season of Star Trek:TNG in the comments!
This week we discuss news that Nichelle Nichols is fighting dementia; The dark side of ComicCon celebrity signatures; Star Trek 4 negotiations with Chris Pine and Chris Hemsworth fall through; The Academy Awards is adding a new "popular film" category; and finally, silly fan backlash over Batwoman casting.
Svengoolie himself, Rich Koz, calls in to The BigTime Podcast and chats with our own Bryan Brown. Rich shares stories and insights from his years in broadcast television with shows such as Son of Svengoolie, The Koz Zone, and now Svengoolie. What was the first horror movie to scare the heck out of Rich? What does it takes to put on a show like Svengoolie? Can bunnies be scary? Plus; the FCC has no sense of humor.
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This week, Jennifer, Bryan, and Kevin enjoy some Rob-free time. Does the new Venom trailer make the movie look any more interesting? Patrick Stewart confirms he will reprise the roll of Captain Jean-Luc Picard. Jennifer reveals she has never seen any Star Trek: The Next Generation episodes and promptly receives more home work. Robert DeNiro and Marc Maron are officially part of the Joker origin movie starring Joaquin Phoenix.
Now that San Diego Comic-Con is over, we talk about the trailers for Teen Titans, Shazam!, Aquaman, and The Walking Dead. Speaking of Aquaman, Rob once again impersonates Jason Momoa much to the chagrin of Jennifer (and probably everyone).
This week on the show; Kevin finally watched Man of Steel, reeling Rob back into the critic's chair. Jennifer and Bryan provide an honest (but spoiler-free) review of Ant-Man And The Wasp. The spoiler problem in pop culture (referring to the NY Times spoilers for Batman #50 the wedding of Batman & Catwoman). Also, the passing of legendary comics creator Steve Ditko, co-creator of Spider-Man and Dr. Strange with Stan Lee, creator of Blue Beetle, The Question, Captain Atom, Hawk & Dove, and many other classic characters. Finally, what did Wal-Mart and DC comics do that really pissed Bryan off? Find out this week on... The Big Time Podcast.
Kevin shares his thoughts about weather coverage in the midwest and also finally managed to finish watching Star Trek: Nemesis. Jennifer expands Bryan's comfort zone by taking him out to new and different restaurants. Noted science fiction writer Harlan Ellison passed away. The Private Eyes with Don Knotts and Tim Conway. Bryan celebrated his birthday.