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20 Sep 2020

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The podcast for everything comic book, animation, sci-fi and pop culture. Hosted by Jimmy Aquino & a rotating panel of co-hosts, CNI is your weekly dose of industry news, reviews and interviews. Past guests include: Stan Lee, John Romita, Sr., Jerry Robinson, Brian K. Vaughan, Ed Brubaker, Matt Fraction, John Cassaday, Paul Pope, Darwyne Cooke, JM Dematteis, Steve Niles, Garth Ennis, Steve Rude, Kyle Baker, Jim Lee, James Jean, Alison Bechdel, Arthur Suydam, Jonathan Hickman, Greg Pak, John McCrea, Zoe Bell, Ted Raimi, David Tennant, Russel T. Davies, Felicia Day, Seth Green, Rob Zombie, Brian Pulido, Olivia Munn, Michael Rooker, Ben Templesmith, Kate Beaton, Faith Erin Hicks, Amber MacArthur, Seth Meyers, Joss Whedon, Nathan Fillion, Bryan Fuller, Kristin Chenoweth, Rosario Dawson, Olivia D'Abo, Patton Oswalt, Tom Kenny, Michael Emerson, Kevin Pereira, Paul Cornell, Jackson Publick, Doc Hammer, Molly Crabapple, and Blair Butler (G4TV). CNI, the "Entertainment Weekly" of comic podcasts, continues to bring the fun and the funny! (Hey, it's better than being the "US Weekly" of comic podcasts.) Join Jimmy every Wednesday to laugh, learn and maybe even love! Created & Produced by Joe Gonzalez

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    Episode 1087 - CNI Unplugged: Anthony Del Col!

    Jimmy finally decides to start hosting some Zoom podcasts after all this time! In this episode, Jimmy talks to best selling writer Anthony Del Col about his recent work THE DEATH OF NANCY DREW and the comics he's been writing on Business Insider. He also chats about his work on the audio drama Assassin's Creed: Gold starring Riz Ahmed among other work. Tangents about as they discuss Penny Dreadful, It's A Wonderful Life and other faves. Does Nancy Drew survive? What is the research process like for political comics? Are he and Riz best buds? Why do they both love IAWL? Tune in to find out! Listen to this fun and awesome discussion! Also, get a hold of us!

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  • Posted on 20 Sep 2020

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    Episode 1086 - Comic Beat Insider 24: Chasing Amy - This is All Going to End Badly!

    In our 24th episode of COMIC BEAT INSIDER (CBI), Heidi MacDonald (The Beat Chief) and Jimmy are joined by teacher/cosplayer/friend Stephanie Crawford. And about an hour into the discussion, friend Edie Nugent joins the discussion as she's out running errands. A delightful impromptu visit! They discuss the hit Kevin Smith film CHASING AMY. Does it hold up? Is it Smith's best film? Just how good was that cast? What are Alyssa and Holden up to now? Have we learned anything from this film? As always, a great discussion with an awesome panel! Join us each week to listen in live. Send in topic ideas for future episodes. Be it in comics, TV or film. Also, get a hold of us!

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  • Posted on 19 Sep 2020

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    Episode 1085 - CNI Unplugged: Gene Luen Yang!

    Jimmy finally decides to start hosting some Zoom podcasts after all this time! In this episode, Jimmy talks to award-winning cartoonist Gene Luen Yang about his recent graphic novels DRAGON HOOPS and SUPERMAN SMASHES THE KLAN. He also chats about his work on THE TERRIFICS and upcoming SHANG-CHI mini-series among other things. What inspired him to write his new books? Why auto-bio for one? Does he even like basketball? What does he like most about Superman, Shang-Chi and other heroes? Tune in to find out! Listen to this fun and awesome discussion! Also, get a hold of us!

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  • Posted on 17 Sep 2020

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    Episode 1084 - Tales of the CNI!

    Reviews: Bill & Ted Are Doomed #1, Spy Island #1, Earth to Ned, Madagascar: A Little Wild

    Jimmy recruits some of his favorite audio reviewers again. Thanks to Melissa, Emily, and Marta. Always such insightful and great reviews and the powers that be at CNI appreciate them so much. Let us know if you've read and/or watched what we reviewed and send us your thoughts! Thanks to Emily for the news which includes: The Walking Dead is finally ending but spinning off 2 more series, no 5G at DC Comics, Iron Man & Doctor Doom take on Santa Claus and more. Also, get a hold of us!

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  • Posted on 15 Sep 2020

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    Episode 1083 - The Boys!

    In another nerdy no frills chat, Jimmy is joined by friend Jon Hoche to discuss season 2 of the Amazon Prime series THE BOYS. They break down the first 4 episodes in a super rambly, fun and spoilery talk. They discuss the transition from season 1 to 2, new character Stormfront, crackpot theories, predictions for the end and more! Join us each week to listen in live. Send in topic ideas for future episodes. Be it in comics, TV or film. Also, get a hold of us!

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  • Posted on 15 Sep 2020

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