Valaverse founder and former GI Joe brand manager Bobby Vala joins Joe and Mike as Spring, um, springs into action!  They talk about the all-new Valaverse Action Force (Bobby's upcoming Kickstarter project), of course, and this episode is chock full of fun to spare.  Enjoy:

  • A progressively-tipsy Joe Colton!
  • A new creepy contender to Cot Guy!
  • New Postsac letters!
  • The WOJM-exclusive reveal of the Deadpool Twenty!
  • MUCH, MUCH MORE!

April is shaping up to be a busy month at the scenic WOJM Compound, be here for all of it!  Be sure to visit valaverse.com to see images of the Valaverse's Action Force!  Download us and spread the word today!

 

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Carson, Joe, and Mike are back with a winter's worth of news and lots of GI Joe fun! The fans responded to Mike's challenge to fill the Postsac, so be ready for lots of discussion! You can join in the fun too - just drop your message in the Postsac at whatsonjoemind@gmail.com, or call the WOJM Voicemail at 262-515-9656. DOWNLOAD AND LISTEN TODAY!

Iggy the Cat sits down with his human, Distinguished Author Mark Bellomo, to chat with Mike, Joe, and Carson. Every so often, Mark veers off-subject and talks about the runaway success of The Ultimate Guide To G.I. Joe: 1982-1994, 3rd Edition, toys, fandoms, and his other projects, but thankfully Iggy is there to bring it all back to him! Think of this as a little something extra for the holidays. Thanks for tuning in, and be sure to check out our other recent episodes!

Despite Mark being an evil Patriots fan, he redeems himself for his love GI Joe.  Want MOAR Mark?  Check out our past interviews with him here:

Episode 88: https://whatsonjoemind.podbean.com/e/episode-88-what’s-on-joe-mind/

Episode 71: https://whatsonjoemind.podbean.com/e/episode-71-whats-on-joe-mind/

ENJOY!

October is both Breast Cancer Awareness Month and Domestic Violence Awareness Month, so the team decided it was a good time to give the keys to Joe Colton and bring back our Ladies' Night tradition (Ladies Night III to be exact)! Joining Joe is Spider-Slayer and Tinkles (old friends of the show Sara Detrick and Kate McLeod), and together they'll explore the world of GI Joe from a feminine perspective - from cosplaying to collecting and may stops in between. You'll also learn the origins of their special code names (for the record, Joe's is "Sniffles") and have a laugh or twenty along the way. Pour yourself a favorite beverage - just like our hostesses with the mostesses - and enjoy!  

PS, if you enjoyed this edition of Ladies Night, go back into our archives and listen to Ladies Night I and II.  You won't be disappointed.  

"NOTE TO ASPIRING PODCASTERS: Never try to "squeeze in" a recording just ahead of a major storm. Sound quality is not great for some of this episode and it was a four-week nightmare to try to save, but SAVED IT WAS! Carson picks up a new sponsor, Joe regales the boys with drunken tales of Dragon Con, and Mike tries to get everyone to just plug the show. Yes, it's business as usual on the September, 2018 episode of What's On Joe Mind? Download, enjoy. and tell your friends RIGHT NOW!!"

Noted Author James Kavanaugh gets Gary, Joe, and Mike to fall in for Rank & File Vol.4 at the Ohio Toy & Comic Show! The gang also talked more about the 2018 GIJCC and took some time for Q&A with the crowd at this live appearance. All this plus Debbie Godsoe! DOWNLOAD NOW!!

It's the last JoeCon!  They've been home for weeks, but join Mike, Joe, and Carson as they unpack from the 2018 Joecon! They've got stories to tell, news to spread, and Joe may even shed a tear or two! What's next for the community?  What's On Joe Mind RIDES AGAIN!!

Mike and Joe are joined by Carson Mataxis from 3DJoes.com and Maggie Cogan of The Finest to review the news and chat about the holidays. Along the way, our hearts grew three sizes, and we all gained some respect for Joe's mom, The Little Immigrant. Enjoy! (Opening/closing themes thanks of Funky Butt Brass Band!)

It's the annual Quick 'n' Dirty "Live" Pre-JoeCon Edition!  "Live" just really means that Gary didn't put much effort behind editing this other than dropping in the opening and exit cuts.  So you get to hear every "um," "ah," studder, long awkward pause and lame joke that we normally record yet we edit out 99% of the time.  The gang talks about the Joes of 2008, goes over the JoeCon schedule and touches on the news, in addition to the very popular Creepy Fanboy Emails to Joe and Postsac segments.  We'll also be making fun of Justin as he has some life-changing surgery on the horizon.  No, this is not re-assignment surgery, so if you are waiting for Justine, you will have to wait AT LEAST to next year.  So, turn up the radio, recline the airplane seat back further, or rest a bag of frozen peas on your groin and enjoy the show!  Safe travels and we'll see you in Orlando!

 

UPDATE: this episode should be 1:53:54.  The previous upload cut off at the 1:07:xx mark.  We re-uploaded the file again, so if you heard this prior to 5pm Eastern on 5/20, you have only heard half of the episode.  This is also a cheap way to inflate downloads and listens.  Did we do this on purpose...or not?  ;)

For the 6th consecutive year, we read the JoeCon brochure and give you our tips and tricks on how you can best enjoy the weekend.  We also share in past JoeCon stories and experiences.  Justin reads as Mike, Joe and Gary comment.  Chances are running out!  There are only 2 Official GI Joe Conventions left!!  We'll see you (well, most of us anyway) in Orlando in June!  Enjoy!

The long awaited part 2 of the epically long Episode 107.  We are joined by Aubrey Sitterson as we discuss comics and what IS and what ISN'T a crossover, plus we share what we got in recently (at the time) and shout outs!  

Yes, yes, yes, blah, blah, blah...yes, I know this is late and they are not timely as they have been in the past, but real life matters.  Stop yer gripin'!  This is the Holidays/New Year edition.  When we recorded 107, it was shaping up to be a 6 hour epic.  So instead of continue to make our listeners wait, we are releasing 107 in two parts.  Part one consists of our typical show material: The Joes of 2007, more creepy cosplay fanboy messages to Joe, a ton of news, Buzz Dixon makes his triumphant return to the show, and Joe and Justin talk a whole bunch about sexting pics.  Yes, a little steamy heat to warm up your cold winter nights.  Enjoy part 1.  Part 2 will be out soon-ish...  

ZOMG!  It's a REAL episode!!  Yes, the gang brings you almost FIVE hours of Joe Related Talk...and other subjects...and pointless tangents.  Justin was having "family time" so joining us for substitution host duty is Chris McLeod of The Full Force.  Since this is our first show since JoeCon (yes, we know it has been that long, but we all have real lives we must live folks), we spend a SIGNIFICANT amount of time in the news doing a day-by-day review of all that went down in Loveland.  We also catch up on other topics in the news...all which is old news now, but you can hear what we have to say instead of reading it on a forum or in social media.  We also talk to IDW GI Joe artist extraordinaire, Tom Feister as we check in to what projects he has cooking for the rest of the year.  All that plus the Joes of 2006 and Inappropriate Cosplay Emails to Joe Colton.  We know you will love this new segment!  We'll fill you in with our lives in the real world on our next episode, but for now, enjoy this MEGA show...this should last you a couple of days on your commutes...unless you have a long commute and in that case we hope it makes your trip go by that much more rapidly.  Thanks for thinking of us!  We appreciate your loyalty!!   

It's our 50th Special Edition!  So this was supposed to be the recording of the last ever panel at JoeCon. Well, after the Hasbro panel on Saturday, EVERYTHING changed! So instead of turning out the lights, we're going to see you next year! Mike Irizarry hosts and is joined by Joe "Coin Flip" Colton, Chris "ROM" McLeod, Dave "My Hair IS Combed" Tree, and a voiceless (yet extremely smug) Gary Godsoe.  They get a chance to talk to Brian Savage on how the new two year deal with Hasbro materialized and how Orlando quickly took shape.  We also hear from Fub Pub's Lanny Latham and we present a special award to Noted Author James Kavanaugh.  Since Gary had no voice, he was our roving mic for some Q&A with the audience.  The attendees had some great questions including our thought on how the #savegijoe campaign may have helped (or not helped) Hasbro's decision to extend the contract with Fun Pub for another two years.  Lastly, what live show isn't complete without a visual gag, in an homage to the Colts-Broncos 1988 Halloween Monday Night Football Game, all of the hosts were equipped with Justin Bell masks! 

 

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Hey, no one said it was going to be pretty!
 
There may be only TWO more JoeCon's left, so don't miss your chance!  We better see you next year in Orlando!!
 
Enjoy!

The gang get a chance to talk to Hasbro's Derryl DePriest and Mark Weber following the events of Saturday. It's an informative interview, so stick around!  You won't want to miss this!

It is our yearly "live" night-before-we-travel-to-JoeCon-episode!  Joining us for a quick interview is Jason Bienvenu to talk about his Animal Warriors of The Kingdom Kickstarter campaign.  He's a Joe fan and wants to share his action figure passion with the world.  After we part with Jason, we talk about the Joes of 2005, Joe tries to set up Mike with her friend Maggie, we go over the complete JoeCon schedule with friend Jim Beutel (from Animal Planet's "When Animals Bang"...), Noted Author James Kavanaugh drops a wrestling-style promo on Joe announcing his intentions to take back the JoeCon cosplay title before retiring the belt for life and we give our commentary on what we expect at the Hasbro and Club roundtables.

 

Be sure to join us THIS Sunday from 1:00p to 1:50p for our Live JoeCon panel.  We will turn out the lights on the convention.  Will Mike channel his inner Don Meredith and sing "Turn out the Lights"? 

 

Will James win?  Will Mike actually talk to a woman?  Will there be a JoeCon in 2017?  Answers to these questions and more will be this week.  Join us for the speculation!

 

Reminder, this is our quick and dirty episode.  A minimal effort was put into editing of this.  If it sounds bad, now you know how much work Gary puts into editing.  ;)

 

Enjoy!!
We talk about the Joes from 2004, catch up on the news, begin to set the table of what will happen at JoeCon...and generally get side tracked - A LOT.  Download it now and listen to it on your way to JoeCon!

 

Speaking of JoeCon, be sure to catch Mike, Gary, Joe and Chris McLeod from the Full Force at our JoeCon panel on Sunday, June 19th at 1:00.  It will be the last ever panel at JoeCon. Join us as we turn out the lights...forever (maybe, maybe not, we will see - we're looking at you Hasbro!) ;-)

 

If you have not signed it already, be sure to sign our petition to Save the GI Joe Convention! If you want a Joe-only convention like us, make sure you sign the petition and let the powers-that-be know what you think!  More than 2500 people have signed.  Sign on the campaign today!

 

It's the Christmas in...May edition! Yes, yes, this is another one of those episodes we recorded months ago and are just now getting around to finish editing and posting it.  In this episode, we have a hearty discussion about the Joes from 2003.  In the news we spend a lot of time talking with Justin about working with Hasbro for the Fan's Choice Kindle World's Character voting process.  Justin also asks Joe about her pie.  Yes, it is the truth.  It's a little more than 90 minutes of fun, so have fun listening!

This whole episode will speak for itself.  New 4th chair, Joe Colton officially joins the rotation!  Zack Hoffman and Brian Cummings join us to talk about JoeCon 2015 in our first ever double-interview.  None of this episode is timely - AT ALL, but we hope you enjoy it nevertheless.  We have two more shows in the "can" that we will be working on in the coming weeks.  So, something to look forward to.  In the meantime, help the #savegijoe campaign and sign the petition by going to www.savegijoe.org or https://www.change.org/p/hasbro-save-gi-joe.

 

Thanks to everyone for their patience and understanding during our "hiatus."  It has been a busy year-of-change for all of the hosts. 

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