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96: Chillin' Like A Villain

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Bust out your monacle, twirl up that 'stache, and stroke your reaky hairless cat because it's time to get evil. This week, we're headed to our secret island lair to celebrate trivia about villains. Where did the word come from? And we all know that the butler did it, but who was the first butler to actually do it? Colin discovers the real Goldfinger behind James Bond lore, and Dana makes us do impressions for her villain catchphrase quiz. Karen keeps the bat at bay with a quiz about ridiculous Batman villains.

ALSO: E.L.V.I.S. is back!, Lobetrotter trivia

RUNTIME: 48 minutes 28 seconds


Featured Interlude Music:

"Club Villain" by Your Favorite Martian  Amazon | iTunes 


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Reader Comments (7)

People hunt quail in California all the time. <3

January 29, 2014 | Unregistered CommenterMatt

Although I'm sad that you didn't mention Calendar Man from the Batman series, I loved this episode. :D

January 30, 2014 | Unregistered CommenterSam

i could listen to dana's quirky voice and reactions all day long. she was at her finest in this episode.

January 30, 2014 | Unregistered Commenteromer

SAM - CALENDAR MAN IS MY FAVORITE! Julian Day! Long Halloween is perfection, and the Calendar Man special achievement and interactions in Arkham City are so well done.

January 30, 2014 | Unregistered CommenterGJB Karen

I'm sorry to "Umm Actually" you here but Bill Finger and Bob Kane came up with Batman. Bill Finger came up with more of the guy dressed like a bat part.
See this link

also Batman did tell Onomatopoeia who he was not knowing he was a villain and Onomatopoeia killed Batman's fiancee. He was created by Kevin Smith in the Widening Gyre.

anyway great show.

February 2, 2014 | Unregistered CommenterCraig

You mention a video of y'all eating the Swedish candy from the previous week's episode, but I can't find it... :(

February 3, 2014 | Unregistered CommenterKelly R

I am so sorry about all the email you are undoubtedly getting concerning the California Poppy and the urban legend that you are not allowed to pick it.

February 5, 2014 | Unregistered CommenterJW

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