About Rob

Writer and video editor braving the soft, glittery underbelly of Los Angeles. Rob enjoys films of all shapes and sizes, absurdity, and describes his Thunderbolts comic book collection "curated" (ugh, we know). You can find him shrieking at the black hole of existence at @HeroesAreBoring

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TiSB 134 Finale

TiSB #134: The Grand Finale

Well, it’s been a long road, but all good things… Here it is, our last episode of This is Serious Business.

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TiSB #133: SDCCon Air

JONROB recap their time at this year’s illustrious San Diego Comic Con. Weird stories abound!

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TiSB 132 Hannibal the Cannibal

TiSB #132: Hannibal the Cannibal

Christin and Rob go on a culinary adventure through NBC’s Hannibal. The results? Delicious.

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Ep 131 Ultron

TiSB #131: Age of Ultron

After bombarding ourselves with Avengers: Age of Ultron, the G1 panel decides whether or not it was worth it.

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TiSB 130 FSBO 2015

TiSB #130: Fantasy Summer Box Office 2015

TiSB returns! We draft lineups for Fantasy Summer Box Office, 2015 edition. Who will score the Avengers? Who will snag John Green’s next book turned movie? Is that a baby in the background!? Find out!

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TiSB 129 There and Back Again

TiSB #129: There and Back Again

Rob and Christin venture into Middle Earth one last time, god willing. Luckily, the final chapter in a trilogy based on a very short children’s book almost makes the whole venture worthwhile. Audio Credits: This episode features audio excerpts from¬†Murmurs of Middle Earth by Pogo.¬†

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TiSB 128 Star Wars

TiSB #128: Trailer Trash

An all dude panel takes a look at upcoming trailers for Jurassic World, Pan, Terminator: Genisys, and Star Wars: The Force Awakens. The 20th century called, it wants its franchises back.

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POST MORTEM: Superior Foes of Spider-Man

Nick Spencer and Steve Lieber’s not-so-supervillain masterpiece was too beautiful for this world (and maybe that’s okay)

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Ep126 Interstellar

TiSB #126: Interstellar

We’re joined by guest-panelist Laurie as we check out the Nolan brothers’ new intergalactic trip, Interstellar. Team Rocket’s blasting off againnnnn.

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TiSB 124 Candy Corn

TiSB #124: Monster Mash

Our Halloween week continues with a discussion of classic monsters, including the novels for Frankenstein and Dracula. Plus, we take a detailed look at Avengers: Age of Ultron’s first teaser.

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TiSB 123 Fear is the Mind Killer

TiSB #123: Fear is the Mind Killer

Things get spooky as we discuss our fears, horror movies good and bad (especially ones featuring Johnny Depp), and Christin’s idea for a Sleepy Hollow episode.

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TiSB 122 Gone Girl

TiSB #122: Gone Girl

A dynamic duo talks Gone Girl and how some things might be better if people were literal demons.

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TiSB 121 Citizen Sim

TiSB #121: Citizen Sim

We’re joined by special guest Michael Solana, author of Citizen Sim: Cradle of the Stars. We discuss the future, technology, and fiction.

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TiSB 118 Boardwalk Empire

TiSB #118: Buncha Wiseguys

The season of the blockbuster is over, time for some fall TV! A dynamic duo talks Boardwalk Empire, Gotham, Constantine, and more.

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TiSB 117 Wolverine

TiSB #117: Making it up as we go

We come up with what we’re talking about live, leading to a merry romp through music, the upcoming death of Wolverine, fighting games, horrible movies, and the “found footage” trend.

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TiSB 116 MCU

TiSB #116: MCU I See You

We go back to our roots with a retrospective on “Phase Two” of the Marvel Cinematic Universe, plus our take on the upcoming Avengers: Age of Ultron.

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TiSB 114 FSBO Finale

TiSB #114: Fantasy Summer Box Office Finale!

A victor emerges in our closest Fantasy Summer Box Office game ever! There were many surprises, including Guardians of the Galaxy, Godzilla, and the massive bombing of Expendables 3.

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TiSB #111: SDCC

Jeff interviews Jon and Rob talk about their experience at San Diego Comic-Con. It’s like Carnivale for us nerds!

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