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Prison Dad is a Science Fiction Comedy series about a man named Leslie Jame Gumb, the charismatic center of his group of friends. He is supernaturally alluring to women, unemployed, and a thief. The stories in the Prison Dad collection follow Les and his friends as they face a host of abnormal situations: squirrel armies, meeting Sasquatch, time travel, body swapping and more, all taking place in Allentown, Pennsylvania. Enter a world of laggies, ladies, liquor, and law-breaking. Enter the crazy world of Les Gumb.
21 July 2017
Listen to this new podcast before planning your summer get away:
Horrible Science Fiction Vacation Destinations

Click Here to listen to our newest podcast. It's Summer, people! That means packing the kids up in the car and traveling to a galaxy far, far away- or maybe just your grandparents house to do the same lame stuff you did last year. But, going to grandma's isn't nearly as bad as getting sucked into the Sarlacc Pic, visiting a shark infested beach, or hell, renting that shadowy Cabin In The Woods! Join us this week, as we highlight 16 terrible places from Science Fiction films and TV Shows that you won’t want your kid to write about visiting in their September back to school essay!

Length 48 minutes.
10 July 2017
Two updates this week:
Prime Day Is Dumb Contest 2017
Remember folks, tomorrow is Prime Day! The day where Amazon decides to make some shelf space in their warehouses by attempting to give you, the consumer, some “great” deals on worthless garbage. Like last year, we're giving out ONE FREE SIGNED PRISON DAD BOOK to the person who can find the worst Prime Day 2017 deal. Rules are as follows, you must (1) like our page on Facebook; and (2) post a link to the product on our page (so we can verify that it's not photoshopped). We will be accepting submissions as long as Prime Day is going on, bonus points if the items are related to our books at all (Squirrels, UFOs, Sasquatch, booze, etc). Thanks and we’ll let you know who won within two days of the close of Prime Day! There is no purchase necessary to enter or win, this is not a game of chance.
Spider-Man Homecoming Review

Click Here to listen to our newest podcast. Remember when MCU movies were almost as rare as the gems in the Infinity Gauntlet? Like, when there was maybe one addition a year? Now, it seems like every time we sneeze there's a new one. And, yes, the last time Jeff sneezed was in May when "Guardians" came out. In this episode of Silly Talks, we're reviewing the new Spider Man movie- but watch out because this review is loaded with SPOILERS! What did you miss? What references did we see to other movies? Who showed up for fun cameos? We don't want to say to much in the description here, but our Spider Senses were tingling after this one and we may even be hearing wedding bells for two beloved characters in the near future. That’s right, it’s Spidey and Deadpool! Gotcha! Get ready for a fun adventure and be sure to let us know if you agree with our review on Facebook or prisondad.com.

Length 37 minutes.
7 July 2017
We're back...with a twist!
M Night Shyamalan Needs To Stop

Click Here to listen to our newest podcast. I have a secret, I see a lot of bad movies. Everyone knows his name, few can pronounce it. The famed director of “The Sixth Sense” appears every couple of months and releases another gimmicky SciFi/Horror movie into world. As they have been more laughable or obnoxiously awful than good entertainment, how is he still able to make new films? Join us this week as we break down all his major movies: all of the twists, the plots, and the filmmaker’s HUGE ego! Spoiler alert! We will ruin all of the endings, so if you haven’t seen any of his films and still want to (why, for the love of God, why?!), you may want to skip this one.

Length 40 minutes.
24 June 2017
This podcast is young and untitled:
Untitled Han Solo Anthology Film

Click Here to listen to our newest podcast. Have you all read about the directors being dropped from the Han Solo movie and potentially replaced by Ron Howard? That's what inspired our podcast this week, where we talk about why this might have happened and what the might mean for the movie. We also talk about things we know we will see, things we hope to see, and things that we hope end up on the cutting room floor. And if you don't like my corny Han Solo jokes, fine! Then, we'll see you in Hell!

Length 40 minutes.
19 June 2017
Don't fear this podcast:
Stephen King's The Stand: Revist and Why Reboot it?

Click Here to listen to our newest podcast. C'mon baby, don't fear the reaper... if you are a horror fan, a fan of apocalypse stories, a government conspiracy theorist or just red blooded American who is at least 30 years old, then you've probably seen the 1994 version of Stephen King's "The Stand." This six hour movie (based on one of King's best books topping out at over 1,000 pages) featured an amazing cast that brought the characters to life and an epic story that continues to captivate us years later. It's everything. This novel/movie has had a massive impact on our lives and today we're going to break it down, the cast, the drama with home video, all the failed reboot attempts, and how it changed our lives. So, come down here and eat chicken with us, beautiful, it's so dark! M.O.O.N. that spells podcast.

Length 53 minutes.
12 June 2017
I am not the father of this podcast:
Crappy Dads In Science Fiction and Fantasy

Click Here to listen to our newest podcast. Bad dads can push a certain character toward the light or the dark. Ephraim's lack of supervision of Zack on The Strain has cataclysmic results. Jamie Lanister refusing to acknowledge his children make them out to be evil little rugrats. John Winchester never gave his children a real childhood, but was that a good or bad thing for Sam and Dean? And why does everyone on Lost have such a crappy dad? I mean come on Abrams! Join us this week as we take a silly look at our favorite crappy dads in science fiction and fantasy and who knows, maybe the last straw was Kylo Ren asking Han Solo, "Dad, can I take out the Millennium Falcon tonight?" And Han replying, "I'll see you in hell!"

Length 53 minutes.
5 June 2017
This podcast is not what it seems:
Twin Peaks: The Return Episodes 1-5 Review

Click Here to listen to our newest podcast. When Netflix brought back Arrested Development several years after its cancellation, it started a revolution. We’re going to start seeing reunion episodes from several cult classics over the next several years. In this episode we’ll break down the first five episodes of the new season of Twin Peaks, talking about what you saw, what you may have missed, who’s back, what we think is going to happen, and where Agent Cooper has been all of these years. Join us as we venture into the Black Lodge, stop at the Sheriff’s Office, swing by the Bang Bang Bar to check out some new bands, and then stop at the The Double R Diner for a damn fine cup of coffee as we continue to discover the secrets of this spooky little town.

Length 72 minutes.
27 May 2017
This week's podcast is not a sequel:
Why Did They Make That SciFi Sequel: Cash Grabs and Franchise Killers

Click Here to listen to our newest podcast. Science Fiction franchises are a tricky thing, normally the first one is great, but the sequels just don't compare. As difficult as it is to capture the magic of the first time you see a new world, it doesn't stop Hollywood from trying- and usually failing. Seriously, how many times is Jaws going to harass that family? Indiana Jones and aliens? The Crow was good, but please stop trying to replicate Brandon Lee's heartbreaking performance. Jason, Chucky, Freddie, and other jerks, creatures, and characters who were cooler the first time around, we'll talk about all these cash grabs and franchise killers this week.

Length 56 minutes.
19 May 2017
This week's podcast is about BOOKS:
Horrible Sci-Fi Book/Movie Adaptations

Click Here to listen to our newest podcast. It happened, you were browsing the Internet and you saw it, a link to a movie trailer for a book that you loved. You tell your friends how amped you are. Months later, you get them together and find yourself in a dark theater watching the film equivalent of a steaming pile of Bantha crap. Ugh. Join us this week as we take a look at some horrible Sci-fi book-to-movie adaptations from the bizarre nightmare they made of H.G. Wells' "The Island of Dr. Morrow", the hack job they did on the brilliant novel "Hannibal" by Thomas Harris, the creepy mess that Hollywood created from Dr. Seuss' "The Cat In The Hat" and many, many more. There's humor in these horrible adaptations, but also a lot of disrespect for the source material.

Length 46 minutes.
14 May 2017
This week's podcast is old and grizzled:
Logan Review

Click Here to listen to our newest podcast. How many of you said, “Really? Another Wolverine movie?” Well if you were one of those people and you skipped this one, you’re totally missing out. So how did the 2nd R Rated movie in the X-Men franchise fare? Pretty damn well. We’ll break down the movie, moments you might have missed, references to other X-related movies and comics, and what’s next for the franchise.

Length 35 minutes.
6 May 2017
Two Updates This Week:
Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2 Review

Click Here to listen to our newest podcast. I am Groot (first five minutes spoiler free).

Length 32 minutes.
Gaithersburg Book Festival

On May 20th we’re proud to announce that we’ll be at the Gaithersburg Book Festival again. You can find us at the Chessicon table from 12-2. So come say hi to us and talk about things and stuff! We’ll have books and stickers with us. The Gaithersburg Book Festival is located at Gaithersburg City Hall, 31 South Summit Avenue, Gaithersburg, MD 20877.
1 May 2017
Our summer scifi podcast is now live:
2017 Summer Science Fiction Movie Extravaganza

Click Here to listen to our newest podcast. Sharks! Facehuggers! Cannibals! Spider Man...again? Planning on going to the movies this summer? Check out this podcast where we talk about ALL the science fiction, horror, and fantasy movies coming to a theater near you in Summer, 2017. Will Wonder Woman fix the DC universe? Is Casey Affleck classing up scifi? Will “Valerian” be the best movie of the summer? Also, who isn’t amped to finally see The Dark F*&%king Tower on the big screen?

Length 33 minutes.
21 April 2017
Insert witty catch phrase about this weeks podcast here:
Marvel Movies/TV in 2017 and Beyond

Click Here to listen to our newest podcast. Disappointed with Iron Fist? Is your chi not centered? Then the only place to go from here is up, up, up and away! No, we're not talking about the Man Of Snores, we're breaking down all of Marvel's upcoming offerings to TV and film this week and talking about what's next for the Agents of SHIELD, Guardians of the Galaxy, Spider Man, Iron Man, Thor, Hulk, and the long awaited Defenders series. So suit up and check out this week's podcast!

Length 38 minutes.
15 April 2017
This week's podcast is a tease:
The Last Jedi Teaser Breakdown

Click Here to listen to our newest podcast. The light, the dark, the red sand... wait, what the heck is that stuff!? They’re baaaaaack! Rey! Fin! Poe! LUKE FREAK’N SKYWALKER! Eight months before it’s release, we got our first glorious look at Star Wars: The Last Jedi. Where do all the explosions take place? How big are those walkers? Where is Rose? Who were those guys? (#Dokkenreference). Join us today for our expert insight into this awesome teaser.

Length 41 minutes.
7 April 2017
This week's podcast has been cloned:
Frequently Asked Questions About Star Wars: Part 2

Click Here to listen to our newest podcast. In our second installment in our FAQASW series we'll talk about a few remaining questions we have on “A New Hope,” “Return of the Jedi,” “Revenge of the Sith,” and “Rogue One,” but we'll be spending the majority of the time focusing on, ugh, “Attack of the Clones.” Seriously, did anyone even proof the script? We feel like this movie should win an award for “Most Computer Generated Characters in a Non CG Movie!” So many plot holes, such little time. Join us this week to hear our opinions on our questions arising out of these films. We hope to shed some light on questions you've had for a long time or maybe even raise some new ones.

Length 56 minutes.
1 April 2017
This week's podcast is very bad:
Venom! Movies About Bad Guys!

Click Here to listen to our newest podcast. If you've been near the Internet this week, you know that it's abuzz over Sony's attempt to create its own MCU. Can an "R" rated Venom movie come out at the same level as Scarface? We'll also discuss bad guy and anti-hero movies (sci-fi and other) and analyze whether the main characters are redeemable. Finally, we'll talk about other bad guy movies that could be made (and probably will be once they hear our podcast). For example, would you watch a movie about a young Voldemort? We would!

Length 56 minutes.
25 March 2017
This week's podcast could set you back a little bit:
Favorite Time Travel Comedies

Click Here to listen to our newest podcast. This week we're talking about our favorite silly time travel TV shows and movies. We will chat about the current hit "Making History," old classics like "Back to the Future," and also feature some indie favorites, like "Safety Not Guaranteed." While we don’t have the secrets of time travel to share with you all (because, if we did we would use them to correct many mistakes, including our failure to talk about "The Time Traveling Bong" when we recorded this), we still hope that this week, we’ll inspire you to check out a new adventure or revisit old friends from the past in films and shows.

Length 37 minutes.
18 March 2017
This week's podcast could send you flying:
Jetpacks! In Sci-Fi and IRL

Click Here to listen to our newest podcast. The future is now! Kinda...sorta. This week, we'll cover some of our favorite jetpack scenes from Bond, Star Wars, Marvel, and beyond. We'll also talk about real jetpacks- ones that you can actually purchase, if you have, like, $250k to waste. We provide this podcast to you for free, so, clearly, we don't! Over water or land or when hanging out on Bespin, there's no denying that these jetpacks look like a lot of fun- unreasonably dangerous and expensive fun, but still, fun!

Length 35 minutes.
12 March 2017
This week's podcast is very questionable:
Frequently Asked Questions About Star Wars: Part 1

Click Here to listen to our newest podcast. It’s a fact that the more you watch something, the more you analyze something, and the more questions can arise. Star Wars is something that always requires more than one viewing, but even after so many screenings, we have plenty of questions. This week, we start the first installment in our "FAQASW" series where we take 13 questions pulled from such aspects as plot points, settings, lore, and character arcs from Episode 1-7 and Rogue One and give you our perspectives.

Length 53 minutes.
7 March 2017
Another con annoucement and another podcast:
We'll be at the Lehigh Valley Itz-A-Con!

The Lehigh Valley's biggest pop culture event returns for year 3! This time we have taken over the entire South Mall in Allentown PA for TWO FULL DAYS! Celebrity and artist guests, cosplayers, vendors and gamers will be appearing all weekend, so make plans now for the Valley's premier pop culture con!

Lehigh Valley Itz-A-Con
South Mall Allentown
3300 Lehigh St
Allentown, Pennsylvania 18103
March 25-26 12-5
Recasted Roles In Science Fiction

Click Here to listen to our newest podcast. A new Hulk? A new Dumbledore? Multiple Bat...men? What actors have done the best job of portraying our favorite heroes in science fiction? This week’s podcast focuses on who, what and why some prime roles were recast. What happened when your favorite character got swapsied? You’ll have to listen to find out. Please note, we did not cover James Bond or Dr. Who due to time constraints.

Length 55 minutes.
26 February 2017
Two updates this week hooray!
We'll be at the Jersey Shore Comic Book Show!

Comic book show featuring guests, artist lounge with 20+ artists, Cosplay groups and vendors offering up comics from the golden age to modern, NON-sport cards, Toys, Collectibles and so much more.

Jersey Shore Comic Book Show
Toms River Elks Lodge
600 Washington Street
Toms River NJ 08753
Sunday March 19 10AM
In Appreciation of African American Sci-Fi Characters in Current Films/TV Shows

Click Here to listen to our newest podcast. This week on Silly Talks About Science Fiction, we're doing our part to celebrate Black History Month! We're going to talk about our favorite current African American actors and what we love about the characters that they're portraying. Though most of the characters do exist in the MCU, maybe we'll call upon some heroes that you may have forgotten about. So suit up, kick back, and check it out! Sweet Christmas!

Length 44 minutes.
19 February 2017
This weeks podcast asks a very important question:
Who Is Your Daddy, Rey?

Click Here to listen to our newest podcast. Lately the Internet has been abuzz about one of the biggest questions surrounding The Force Awakens; "who is Rey's father?" Today, we evaluate five potential daddy options and provide our thoughts on the likelihood of each. Do you think she is a Knobi? Skywalker? Solo? Palpatine? Or maybe even a Bridger? We've done our best to make a compelling case for each of these possible parents and covered why the identity of her father matters. Check it out and maybe you can answer the question, who is your daddy, Rey? Also why is everyone on Jakku such a jerk? We think they should call it Jerkku.

Length 44 minutes.
12 February 2017
This weeks podcast doesn't kill all humans:
Westworld Season 2 Theories

Click Here to listen to our newest podcast. If you’re a frequent listener to our podcasts, you’d know that we kept talking about how we’ve been slacking on Westworld- but, guess what? WE BINGED THE HECK OUT OF IT! Now we’re ready to share what we know, what we don’t know, and what we still want to know about this intense and outstanding show! We also spend some time pondering how much genitalia we think we’ll see next season in comparison to this one. While you are listening, remember something we always say: what happens when the robots win?

Length 41 minutes.
5 February 2017
Two zombified updates this week:
28 Teeth Later We put another 99 cent story Amazon and if you have kindle unlimited you can read it for free too.

On an ordinary day, in a not so ordinary dentist’s office, Jed Bixler was getting a tooth pulled out. The result wasn't as expected and now the citizens of the Shady Pines Trailer Park are in danger! Follow along as Jed's behavior changes from white trash trailer park resident to full-on hillbilly in a matter of minutes. Soon the infection spreads to his roommate, neighbors, and friends. Now it's up to Prison Dad himself, Leslie Jame Gumb, and his best friend, Sarah Bean, to save not only the trailer park, but the entire Lehigh Valley area, from certain southern fried doom.

CLICK HERE TO BUY 28 TEETH LATER ($.99).
Santa Clarita Diet Review

Click Here to listen to our newest podcast. We binged this silly, humorous, gorey, gross, and FUN show this weekend- so, now we’re going to talk to you (the listeners) about it! We loved the family aspect of this comedy horror mash up; the great cast - featuring the nerdy neighbor, the jerk cop, the cool, pot smoking cop; and all the awesome cameos. We’ll dig into the guts of this great new series, recapping our favorite moments and spending a decent amount of time with some season 2 speculations. We promise the first six minutes are spoiler free- after that, you’ll get a warning, but then you should know what you’re getting into. Nom nom!!

Length 38 minutes.
29 January 2017
What is thy bidding my podcast:
Favorite Resist and Rebel Movies

Click Here to listen to our newest podcast. The dark days are upon us, so what can we do? Resist! Rebel! Two things that are key ingredients in many great science fiction movies. We love a good story about people joining forces to fight against evil, we just never thought we’d actually be living in one! Join us for this week’s podcast, where we share our thoughts on our favorite resistance and rebellion, including V for Vendetta, The Man in High Castle, Logan’s Run, Firefly, and many more. We may not be certain of a lot of things right now, but the one thing we do know is that it’s always okay to punch a Nazi.

Length 48 minutes.
22 January 2017
This week's podcast doesn't have any extra or extended scenes:
Star Wars Deleted Scenes - Original Trilogy Edition

Click Here to listen to our newest podcast. If you’re like us, you’ve seen the original trilogy, like, a bazillion times. This podcast focuses on some of the available deleted scenes, and our thoughts on them. We cover the implications of Wampas in the rebel’s base, Bigg’s wearing both a jacket AND a cape, and Luke hearing about the evils of the Empire for the first time- lots of cool stuff. Finally, we’ll discuss how we feel about the deleted scenes in Return of the Jedi might completely change Darth Vader’s role in the Empire and evidence empathy in some imperial officers- huh, maybe some of these dudes can think for themselves?

Length 41 minutes.
15 January 2017
Insert witty line about this weeks podcast here:
Spaceballs V Fanboys

Click Here to listen to our newest podcast. This week, we debate these two cult classics. One is a parody, focused mostly on spoofing Star Wars, but a few other franchises are thrown into the mix. The other is an homage to the original Star Wars trilogy and a heist movie at the same time. What’s not to love. Both movies are extremely quotable and blessed with great casts. So go into lightspeed with us as we discuss these two fan favorites.

Length 31 minutes.
5 January 2017
Season 2 of Silly Talks About Science Fiction starts now:
30 Science Fiction Movies Coming Out in 2017

Click Here to listen to our newest podcast. We already know that 2017 is going to pack a punch with three new Marvel movies, two new DC movies, two Stephen King movies, and another new Star Wars movie, but what else is coming our way? And how many of these movies take place on the space station- makes you wonder what astronauts think of space station movies, huh? Give us an hour of your time now to fill you in on 30 sci-fi movies coming out this year, so that later you can avoid wasting your time watching crap. Also, check out our new segment titled: "F**k You Zack Snyder." PS. we totally forgot to mention the Lego Batman movie, but we already know this: it's going to be infinitely superior to BvS.

Length 60 minutes.