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Author Archives: S. Allan Forbes
Alex talks about his haul from a Transformers convention in Baltimore.
A new game show in its infancy. 3 “expert” panelists are assigned 1 word and are tasked to research the history of said topic. 2 are telling the truth, and 1 is the BLUFF! Recorded 10/2/21, Topic word: Bow
Picard Season 2 and other news
Alex and Allan discuss Transformers, GI Joe, Picard season 2 and Kevin Smith’s He-Man!
Silver Surfer: Parable
In the movie, Crimson Tide, a fist fight breaks out on a nuclear submarine. The cause? Who drew the better Silver Surfer? Kirby or Moebius! Well, we don’t bring up that debate, but we do discuss fanaticism! If you’ve watched the news or read social media, you’ve seen irrational behavior. If you’ve ever seen orContinue reading “Silver Surfer: Parable”
Batman the Animated Series is returning!? More Transformers, Star wars, Star Trek shows and events on the horizon! We share thoughts of Godzilla vs. Kong, Mortal Kombat 2021, and MORE!
Allan and Alex discuss Transformer Earthrise, and some new toys including a review of the Dinobot knockoff: Dino Troops alloy by Black Mamba. Also, Cobra Kai season 3 was viewed. We weigh in on Picard and Discovery. Join in on the convo!
We’re all Mavericks
Alex and Allan discuss Transformers news, Star Wars, online celebrity panels and more!
Hound and other topics
Alex brings in Masterpiece Hound and we discuss stuff.
Eddie Van Halen Tribute
Allan and Alex reflect on the music of Eddie Van Halen.
Devastator-COVID Football and more!
Alex Berg in the studio discussing Combiner Wars Devastator, War For Cybertron on Netflix and how College Football conferences are handling the new COVID football environment. Plus, a new Supreme Court ruling on production companies and theatrical releases on this week’s Cluster Fudge!
Another Alex episode and we discuss, Transformers, Star Wars, Star Trek, and MORE! CLUSTERFUDGE!!!
Picard season finale!
We complete the final 3 episodes of Picard. Borg! Romulans! Androids! The only thing missing is Mr. Sulu saying “OH MY!”Join us in rounding out Season 1 of…PICARD!
Scoob and Knives Out
Carlos! Is! Back! We return and discuss Knives Out and Scoobie Doo’s latest CGI adventure, maybe some other stuff too…because…CLUSTERFUDGE!
Best of Both Worlds
Alex returns to the show with a second guest, Stephan. We review a show we watched 30 years ago to the day. Star Trek The Next Generation: Best of Both Worlds. We also finish our review of V: The Final Battle, Transformers: Siege’s CliffJumper toy, and MORE!
Transformers watches and Quarantine Theme Parks
We discuss Transformers watches, V the Final Battle, Theme Park visits during quarantine AND MORE!
V, Transformers, and Universal vs. Theaters!
Alex Berg returns as guest host to discuss more Transformers news. I play our recording of interacting with Frank Welker at a local convention. We discuss 1983 V miniseries. Also, Universal wants to end its exclusive deal with theaters regarding first run movies! All on this episode of Cluster Fudge.
Silver Surfer – Requiem
The Silver Surfer is terminally ill! He is dying! How do his friends react to one of the most pure hearted and powerful members of the Marvel Universe dying? Jeremy Gates helps review this four part story!
Transformers unboxing and MISC
Alex Berg guest spots in this episode! We discuss not only Transformers, but Star Wars, Picard, Back to the Future and even Disney World in a COVID-19 environment!
Picard – TRiker!
Troi! Riker! It’s TRiker! Troiker? Captain Riker! Commander Troi! Admiral Picard! Together again! Gee, it’s good to be together again! They just can’t imagine that they’ve ever been gone…
Picard Eps 4-6
Picard on an Asian/Middle Eastern looking Romulan planet? In a scene from Blade Runner? On the Borg Cube?! WHAT WILL HAPPEN!?!
Picard Eps 1-3
With all this home time, Carlos and Allan review the first 3 episodes of Star Trek Picard!
Allan and Carlos return from our super sanitized bunker! Safe from the various viruses lurking in the world!
The Rise of Skywalker
Carlos and Allan discuss the Rise of Skywalker!
Introduction to Thanos
Want to know more about Thanos? Read this ONE issue of Silver Surfer! Silver Surfer #35 (Vol 3)
We review The Orville! (Allan loves it! Carlos does NOT!)
Allan and Carlos review Thor: Ragnarok!
Classic GI Joe: Volume 2
Patrick Hawkins returns to give an in detail analysis of Marvel Comics GI Joe #11-20. We introduce Major Bludd, Scarface and of course DESTRO!
Spider-Man: Kraven’s Last Hunt
Kraven hunts Spider-Man and succeeds! Join Jeremy and Allan as we review the darkest and most emotionally deep storyline in Spider-Man history.
Classic GI Joe: Volume 1
Join us for a review of the ORIGINAL 10 issues of GI Joe! Patrick Hawkins and I discuss the origins of GI Joe both on and off the page. Let’s go revisit the post-Vietnam War – Cold War era through the eyes of these iconic characters.
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Fantastic Four: Visionaries – John Byrne Volume 4
Kevin White in the studio reviewing his favorite Marvel Comics team featuring his favorite character. We celebrate the tongue in cheek adventures of Marvel’s First Family. Beginning with Dr. Doom’s attempt to once again destroy the Fantastic Four via manipulation of the Power Cosmic. Reed Richards is tried for the RESCUE of someone. Sue isContinue reading “Fantastic Four: Visionaries – John Byrne Volume 4”
Doctor Strange: Way of the Weird
Doctor Strange got his own series in 2015, and this trade collects the first 5 issues of it! Join Ryan Gigliotti and I as we discuss a new down to Earth and somewhat comical Sorcerer Supreme. Stay tuned for an epilogue discussing the movie!
Batman: City of Owls
Did you miss us? Made in the Trade returns after a 1 year hiatus! To celebrate we are doing a SEQUEL episode to the March 2015 podcast! Guest hosted by (once again) Billy McCoy! Batman fights against the same Court of Owls, only this time…a revelation about his immediate family! New takes on Mr. FreezeContinue reading “Batman: City of Owls”
http://media.orlandopodcast.net/ClusterFudge/Dr_Strange.mp3 Allan and Carlos discuss the latest MCU movie, Dr. Strange!
“Ready Player One” Spoiler filled review
The book “Ready Player One” is soon to be a major motion picture. Allan and Carlos breakdown the entire novel and give our take on. Don’t listen if you are scared of spoilers. Listen if you have no intention of reading the book and want to know what will inspire the movie.
Tick and Batman 66 on Amazon
Batman 66 gets an animated movie featuring Adam West, Burt Ward and Julie Newmar! Amazon also drops the new Tick pilot! Will it succeed? (Hopefully!) Interviews: Adam West!
Pro-Wrestling with Asterios
Comic Con 2016
Hulk in Ragnarok! Guardians of the Galaxy: Starlord’s father revealed! The DC “expanded” Universe…SUCKS!
Star Wars in 2016! (Mini-Sode)
15 minutes of Star Wars Cluster Fudge! George Lucas and Billy Dee Williams “Interviews.”
Star Trek in 2016!
Call us crazy, but Allan and Carlos may never be in to this Abrams-verse Star Trek. Let’s get Captain Kirk’s opinion! Shatner Kirk!
Ghostbusters 2016 REVIEW
Allan liked it! Carlos hated it! Find out why!
Civil War Movie review
Carlos and Allan discuss Captain America 3, Civil War. They are visited by General Ross, Ant-Man and Zemo!
Season 2 Flash Penultimate episode!
Carlos and Allan discuss more of Flash’s time paradox problems with Doc Brown. Plus Allan’s theory on the future of John Wesley Shipp on the show!
New Ghostbusters Trailer and more!
Jeremy Gates and Allan Forbes discuss Marvel’s Civil War trade. A poignant series inspired by political differences and current government policy. Issues which take on new meaning 9 years later. Check us out on iTunes under Made in the Trade!
NO SPOILER Star Wars 7 and Mid Season Flash Season 2
Star Wars Ep 7, Flash Season 2 mid season, and some discussion about X-Men Apocalypse. http://www.orlandopodcast.net
Walking Dead Season 6 1st Half
Carlos and Allan discuss the first half of Season 6 Walking Dead. Spoilers a plenty. Don’t listen if you haven’t watched yet!
Trump, the Muppets, Trumpets?
Kristy, Carlos and Allan have interviews with Donald Trump and Kermit the Frog!
Back to the Future Day!
Kristy, Carlos and Allan discuss BTTF! Special visits from Doc and Marty! http://www.orlandopodcast.net Available on itunes!
Kristy Webb visits the Cluster Fudge studio in Miami! Talks about visiting Orlando! We all discuss some of our favorite things to do in the Lando System.
Carlos and Allan discuss D23! Carlos located in a cavernous dorm room in Chicago and Allan in his comfortable studio in Orlando! Listen to updates about the future of Disney theme parks and what some characters feel about the many changes!
Daredevil: Man Without Fear
Patrick Hawkins returns to help review a classic! Frank Miller and John Romita Jr. Write an in depth and amazing origin to Daredevil. A comic book trade that inspires a hit Netflix TV series decades later! Listen to us review both Man Without Fear AND Season 1 of Daredevil!
Supergirl Pilot REVIEW!
You know that CBS show Supergirl coming out this Fall? Allan and Carlos saw the Pilot! Over 8 minutes of spoiler free info and then…on to the spoilers!
Comic Con Part 2!
Continuing on our “LIVE” coverage of Comic Con 2015, Carlos and Allan discuss the new Mario Generator game, Fear the Walking Dead, Terminator Genisys and Wilson Fisk’s new use of orange in his wardrobe.
Star Trek: Trial of James T Kirk
Jay Becker returns to review a Star Trek trade filled with references to the original series!
Star Trek: The Trial of James T. Kirk
Jay Becker returns to the Trade! We review a Peter David story arc from DC comics second Star Trek series!
Comic Con 2015 Part 1
Special Comic Con inspired episode! We discuss Jurassic World (7:40), Ant-Man (24:20) Last StarFighter TV (33:20), Back to the Future (42:00) !
Best of Interviews Part 3
Part 3 of the Best of Interviews series, featuring Det. McDLT and his loose cannon approach to stopping the Hamburglar. An interview with the new “Sexy” Hamburglar himself (2:30) , AND Doc Brown has issues with the Flash’s take on Time Travel (5:28).
Best of Interviews Part 2
Carlos interviews Adam West (00:30) about the Man of Steel, Emperor Palpatine (05:50) about Star Wars 7: Force Awakens , and Wilson Fisk (14:00) from Netflix’s Daredevil.
Best of the Interviews
Cluster Fudge’s best of the Interviews! The first episode entirely of interviews. Check out this one with Arnold Schwarzenegger (00:30), Optimus Prime (5:00) and a slew of Time travelers (11:25).
Marvels Ep 2
Starting with Book 3, Patrick and Allan conclude our review of Busiek and Ross’ Marvels!
Marvels Ep 1
Patrick Hawkins and Allan Forbes review Marvels! HIGHLY RECOMMENDED!
Possible Comic Book to TV and 80’s flashbacks!
Allan and Carlos discuss possible comic book franchises to convert to television. (00:30) WIlliam Shatner is a big Jem and the Holograms fan! (15:20) I watched the Jem trailer. No star earrings? Where are the misfits? 😢 — William Shatner (@WilliamShatner) May 13, 2015 Tina Turner is back in the studio! (23:15)
Doc Brown’s take on Flash Season 1 finale!
(01:00) There’s a new “sexy” Hamburgler in town! (21:00) Doc Brown weighs in on the time travel in Flash Season 1 finale episode!
Fudging with 2015
Now with time marks! (00:25) Gotham, (3:22) MCU Spider-Man, (4:46) Interviews with Arnold and Adam West. (15:34) Mad Max, (21:00) Tina Turner’s take on Mad Max, (22:55) Ultron Interview, (26:30) Suicide Squad. http://i.ytimg.com/vi/2-p9i7VjSug/maxresdefault.jpg
Quirky TV shows coming in 2015!
Muppets, Supergirl, SNL 40, and Brooklyn 99 Season 2 finale
Carlos and Allan discuss Season 1 of Daredevil on Netflix! Featuring an embarrassing interview with Wilson Fisk in prison.
Cluster Fudge #7 – 2015 Movie Trailers!
Reviews of Movie Trailers: Ant-Man Batman v. Superman: Dawn of Justice Fantastic Four Star Wars: Force Awakens Terminator Genesys
Cluster Fudge #6
Spoilers for Flash “Out of Time” episode. Discussion of the “Transformers Cinematic Universe” Interviews (?) with Arnold Schwarzenegger, Optimus Prime and time travelers!
James Keaton and Allan Forbes go through the full trade storyline chronologically and discuss their takes on the story overall. Each issue is summarized by both James and Allan. Later they discuss the significance of the story and its effects on DC comics overall.
Batman: Court of Owls
Billy McCoy joins us to discuss Court of Owls and Batman’s first story arc in the New 52.
Cluster Fudge #5
Spider-Man joins the Cinematic universe! The Flash’s Kaitlyn Snow is even hotter! Walking Dead is back for the Spring of 2015!
Cluster Fudge #4
Mid Season finales of Gotham Season 1 and Walking Dead Season 5! Also, Amazing Spider-man 3 has been approved! 30 for 30 Documentary: The U Part II!
Bonus Episode: Cluster Fudge – Terminator Genisys
Allan and Carlos discuss the Terminator Genesys teaser. Also a very special guest discusses future Schwarzenegger films.
Cluster Fudge #2
Carlos and Allan discuss Sony’s leaked info about Spider-man’s future and the future of Star Trek 3! Not everyone is happy with the new Star Wars trailer… Also, spoiler filled SHIELD and Flash 2014 mid season finales!
Cluster Fudge #1
Carlos Rivera and Allan discuss television and movies. Topics are the Star Wars trailer, problems with new star trek, the Flash, Civil War, Amazing Spider-man, Star Wars Rebels, Gotham: first four episodes, once upon a time, and Billy Elliot.
Thor: Beta Ray Bill Origin
Ryan Gigliotti and Allan discuss Beta Ray Bill’s origin and the story that brought him into our world.
Iron Man Demon in a Bottle
Patrick Hawkins and Allan Forbes discuss the first storyline of Iron Man’s alcoholism. Drinks were had. Someone is killed. But, hey! Comics!
Hulk Ground Zero
Jay Becker and Allan Forbes discuss the late 1980’s Hulk story arc. Peter David writes, Todd McFarlane draws! Wolverine! Fights! What could go wrong?
Transformers Regeneration One
Picking up where the Marvel storyline left off decades ago, Regeneration One is a fun revisit to old friends (and enemies.) Adam Bellas and Allan Forbes discuss their love of TF and the stories within.