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September 17, 2019  

Rack Time 6: GI Joe ARAH 266

Rack Time is Snack Time!  Rob returns to prepare the palate for the main course of "Snake Hunt" in GI Joe: A Real American Hero with this quick synopsis of the first part of Larry Hama's current ten-part epic.

Remember that Paul Allor's new GI Joe #1 hits the racks tomorrow!  Be sure to catch our interview with Paul here: https://whatsonjoemind.podbean.com/e/special-edition-63-an-interview-with-paul-allor/

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August 30, 2019  

WOJM 117: This Episode’s Title Has Been Trademarked

With Joe prepping for Dragon Con and Carson lost to his workload, Mark Weber and Bobby Vala return to the WOJM compound to host the first episode with not one, but TWO former Hasbro heads-of-the-brand!  It's over three hours of GI Joe content as our intrepid crew sails the sea of Snake-Eyes movie news, IDW comic happenings, and Postsac letters!  This episode also takes a nostalgic turn as Mike talks about cast turnover and gives tribute to the end of a colleague's podcast, and Mark relives the best advice he ever got from his veterinarian.  Jerry Lewis may be gone, but your Labor Day weekend marathon is RIGHT HERE!

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August 14, 2019  

Special Edition 63: An Interview With Paul Allor

It's new comic day, so celebrate with Mike, Rack Time Rob (in his main-roster hosting debut) and new GI Joe scribe Paul Allor!  It's a half-hour of talking about the new IDW title "GI Joe," on sale September 18!  Mike fights to hold on to his voice (which may make this the most popular episode in a long while) but Rob's comics pedigree shows up in force.  Congratulations and good luck on a long run for Paul!  Be sure to get GI Joe (with not adjectives or superlatives) added to your pull list TODAY!

WOJM is now also available on Spotify!  Add us to your favorites to stream at work, at the gym, at home, or anywhere!

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August 12, 2019  

Rack Time 5: GI Joe ARAH #265

Rack Time is back time!  Rob reviews GI Joe: A Real American Hero #265, which concludes the "Artificial Intelligence" story arc.  The next issue will be on the racks this Wednesday (8/14), so Rob gives also gives another brief preview of what's up next in "Snake Hunt" - including the return of Robert Atkins on pencils!

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August 7, 2019  

Special Edition 62: The Finest Charity Fundraiser, 2019 Edition

Mike and Joe welcome Sara Detrick back to the luxurious WOJM Recording Studio, and Joe and Sara describe the ins and outs of this year's Finest fundraising effort to help K9s For Warriors!  K9s For Warriors is a non-profit organization that pairs shelter dogs with American veterans suffering from PTSD and other battle-related ailments.  Over the last few years, the Finest has raised over $80,000 for this charity thanks to donations from fans like you!  WOJM is proud to be a part of this charity push every year, and its fans do not disappoint! If you have a few dollars that you can spare, please follow this link to the Finest's IndieGoGo page:

https://www.indiegogo.com/projects/the-finest-2019-charity-campaign--2?fbclid=IwAR3AuDbHDB0jwZ6-PYQERtAzxbdYugBF6C-2bIFdF1CoEYJXW7UuyxrszLo#/

And don't worry, there's still plenty of wisecracking - and a ridiculously easy contest that you can enter and win!  LISTEN AND FIND OUT HOW!

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July 30, 2019  

Rack Time 4: GI Joe ARAH #264 & GI Joe #1 Ashcan

With GI Joe ARAH #265 due tomorrow, Rob would be remiss if Rack Time didn't get you caught up with the big events of #264 in advance (SPOILERS)!  Plus, Rob takes you through the retailer-incentive, ashcan-covered GI Joe #1 preview by Paul Allor and Chris Evenhuis!

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July 25, 2019  

Special Edition 61: WOJM Panel At The 2019 Ohio Toy & Comic Show

Host Emeritus Gary Godsoe returned to take the stage with Mike, Joe, and Rob at the 2019 Ohio Toy & Comic Show!  The team chatted with the live crowd about the current GI Joe comic, the Joefest experience, and the future of the Ohio Toy & Comic Show.  Special appearances by Sara Detrick, The Wristlock Wes Whitlock, The Infamous Podcast, Chris McLeod, and more!  It's always a thrill to do the show with a live audience - if you want WOJM at your local or regional show, give our email address to their organizers!

This episode is WOJM's contribution to Cobra Convergence IV - be sure to follow Hooded Cobra Commander 788 on YouTube and support all the CCIV participants!

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July 20, 2019  

On The Spot: One Last Shot From Podcasters’ Row

Mike gives a tearful farewell to Brian and Johnny of the Infamous Podcast.  That Pulitzer is as good as ours.

July 20, 2019  

On The Spot: World’s Latest Boss Fight Press Release

Erik Arana's triumphant return to WOJM extols the latest triumphs of Boss Fight Studio, from the acquisition of the Flash Gordon/Phantom rights, their upcoming Lucha Libre announcement, and the continuing success of the Bucky O'Haire and Steeds lines.

There's an intermission in there where Erik had to solve a cash register crisis, so enjoy some appropriate intermission music.

July 20, 2019  

On The Spot: Donut Delirium

Joe Colton arrives at the WOJM booth weak and weary from hunger, and things take a turn when her friend Molly appears with donuts.  Keen-eared listeners will notice Morgan Lofting making an accidental cameo!

July 20, 2019  

On The Spot: Rumor Disspelled!

Mike and Sara Detrick finally appear on the podcast at the same time, ending the rumor that they are, in fact, the same person.

July 20, 2019  

On The Spot: Crack O’Dawn At The OTCS

Mike and Rack Time Rob start the day in Fairborn, Ohio, at the 2019 Ohio Toy & Comic Show.  Joe Colton is, as expected, AWOL.

July 15, 2019  

Special Edition 60: Morgan Lofting’s Baroness Round Table

Joe Colton and Sara Detrick take the reigns for this interview with Sunbow's irreplaceable Baroness, Morgan Lofting!  Morgan takes her intrepid hosts through her passage through "The Biz" and beyond, touching on such widespread topics as fan conventions and ancient European history.  It's an enlightening hour - wear a loose hat and let your mind expand!

 

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July 11, 2019  

WOJM 116: Dogs Of Dún Laoghaire

With Carson still away from the microphone due to his recent wedding, Mark Weber returns to hosting for the second consecutive regular episode!  In this episode, news about the upcoming G.I. Joe movie is discussed, Hasbro's struggles in finding a home for its animation studio are noted, the most recent flood of Postsac letters are cleared, and the gang teams up to give Bobby Vala's Action Force Kickstarter one last... well, kick.  Also, Mike struggles with pronunciation, Joe finds an issue with "Man's Best Friend," and Mark continues to hide from Tim Roberts!  It's equal parts madcap fun and honest-to-goodness GI Joe discussion in the Wonderful WOJM Way!

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June 30, 2019  

Special Edition 59: 2019 Joefest Wrap-Up

Congratulations to WOJM co-host Carson Mataxis on his marriage!

Carson's nuptials force Mike and Joe to record alone as they wrap up their experiences from Joefest weekend.  Joe pitches a new YouTube show for the WOJM channel, Mike provides tales from his time as an accidental storm chaser, and the intrepid hosts cover any experience that wasn't recorded in an On The Spot segment.  It's another hour of fun, frolic, nostalgia, and constructive criticism in the Wondrous WOJM Way!

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June 27, 2019  

Rack Time 3: G.I. Joe ARAH #263

Rob returns with an all-new Rack Time to break down G.I. Joe: A Real American Hero #263, a special Memorial Day issue!  Rob also gives the skinny on IDW's new series "G.I. Joe" so we don't have to make the next regular episode any longer than it's already going to be!  What a guy!

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June 22, 2019  

On The Spot: A Moment With Kirk Bozigian

Mike catches up with longtime friend of the program and former Hasbro GI Joe honcho Kirk Bozigian, who implores everyone to come to his panel the afternoon and to next year's Joefest!

 

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June 22, 2019  

On The Spot: More Fun At The Joe Colton Booth

Mike returns to Joe's booth, where they appease the food fetishists, take selfies while recording, and accost a show-goer into showing off his prize purchase, a chromed helicopter.  Mike plugs Cook Out, a local eatery chain, and begrudgingly names Mary Mercenary his new Head of WOJM Merchandise, since WOJM fans don't buy t-shirts.

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June 21, 2019  

On The Spot: A Wild Guillermo Appears!

Joe Colton makes her first appearance of the weekend, and quickly leads Mike down a winding path of insanity.  Then Molly and a wild William appear and drive things further down the rabbit hole.  Joe and Mike attempt to make sense of James' booth but ultimately logic fails and entropy reigns.

 

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June 21, 2019  

On The Spot: Please Feed The Noted Author

Mike finds Noted Author James Kavanaugh amidst the chaos of the Joefest sales floor, and they chat about the new, updated Volume 4 of Rank & File, as well as the other fine wares at his booth.  If you're coming to the show, find James and make a deal!

 

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June 21, 2019  

On The Spot: Carson and the Business Center

Mike and Carson discuss the Skeletron from today's Joefest Custom Class and get a plug or twenty in for John "Alyosha" Russell, Chicken Fried Toys, Joe A Day, Dime Novel Legends, Smalljoes.com, 3D Joes, and of course, #WOJM.  Page Wagner is on hand and Mike tries to get him to laugh on-air.

There's a little bit more production value on this On The Spot report than most... we were interrupted by a friend of Carson's who was completely oblivious to our recording.  You'll recognize that point when the Match Game theme hits.  Be sure to check out pictures of Skeletron on our Facebook page!

 

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June 20, 2019  

On The Spot: 2019 Joefest Check-In!

The rumors are true -- WOJM is on the ground at Joefest 2019 in Augusta, Georgia!  Despite talking all day, Mike still has two more minutes of material to bore roommate Page Wagner with -- as well as the rest of the world!  Onward!

 

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June 4, 2019  

Rack Time 2: G.I. Joe #262

Rob returns with more Rack Time for June 2019, refreshing G.I. Joe #262 from IDW Publishing.  Stay tuned to hear Rob's recommendation for a book you may be overlooking!  Thanks for supporting this new part of WOJM programming!

June 3, 2019  

Special Edition 58: An Interview With Arthur Burghardt

ALL HAIL DESTRO!  Arthur Burghardt, the unmistakable voice of Destro from Marvel/Sunbow's G.I. Joe cartoon, returns to the world of G.I. Joe with Mike and Joe!  (Please forgive the occasional spot of poor audio quality - Arthur was not using Skype but his phone, so the connection did have a couple of iffy moments.)  Arthur tells of his time in the studio as Destro, Stalker, and Iceberg, recounts his friendship with the late Chris Latta, his favorite movie project*, talks about the rigors of writing your own material, and recounts some personal stories from his past.  It's an unforgettable hour and a half, and we're really humbled by Arthur's decision to visit WOJM for his first-ever podcast interview!   

(* - we never went back to name the movie during the interview, but it's 1998's Star Kid, which is available now to stream on both Hulu and Prime.  Arthur voices Cyborsuit - check it out soon!)

Arthur will be at RoboToyCon on June 9 in Pasadena, CA, so be sure to give this a listen before you head out to meet him in person!

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May 14, 2019  

WOJM 115: Searching For Tim Roberts

Former G.I. Joe brand head honcho Mark Weber rejoins Mike and Joe in the WOJM studio, and gives some insight to collecting in Bend, Oregon, in the 1980s.  (Suffice to say, rivalries - perhaps blood feuds? - were born, because there wasn't a whole lot to go around.)  To that end, enjoy Mark's tales of squaring off with the soon-to-be legendary Tim Roberts!

Plus, there's a slew of movie news and a full and hearty Postsac, complete with a call to action from YouTube's Cobra Commander 788!  Two more hours of madness, courtesy of WOJM!

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May 7, 2019  

Rack Time 1 with Rob Irizarry

A new companion series for WOJM, Rack Time reviews the current G.I. Joe comics from IDW!  In this premier episode, comic book superfan Rob Irizarry takes a look at G.I. Joe: Sierra Muerte #3 and G.I. Joe: A Real American Hero #261.  Rob also recommends some other new titles that you might enjoy.  Settle in for Rack Time -- it's spoiler free!

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April 18, 2019  

Special Edition 57: An Interview With Dan Larson

Just in time for the long weekend, WOJM strikes again with another episode for your audio Easter basket!  Mike sits down with YouTube host Dan Larson of Toy Galaxy and discovers that his love for GI Joe is at the very foundation of his passion for toys.  They also talk about the history of Toy Galaxy, as well as the process that goes into their creation of new episodes.  Toy Galaxy is an incredibly informative and entertaining channel with almost 135,000 subscribers -- make sure you're signed up TODAY!

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April 10, 2019  

WOJM 114: Into The Valaverse

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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February 27, 2019  

WOJM 113: Revenge Of The Postsac

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!

January 24, 2019  

Special Edition 56: An Interview with Arune Singh

Longtime friend of the program Arune Singh is back! Arune's been in the comics and entertainment world for a long time now, from his beginnings as a comics journalist to Marvel, to SyFy, and now he's the Director of Public Relations for BOOM! Studios! Arune and Mike talk about Bumblebee and what it's success means for GI Joe, their hopes for the upcoming Snake-Eyes movie, and the deep and diverse catalog of comics available from BOOM! Studios. Be sure to pick up WWE: Forever #1, which will feature Arune's debut as a comic writer! DOWNLOAD AND LISTEN TODAY!