Calvin and Hobbescast

Calvin and Hobbescast

By Triceratumblebee Media
There's treasure everywhere! Hop into the transmogrifier and turn youself into a kid again (ok, fine...just use the time machine) as Nathan looks at Bill Watterson's Calvin and Hobbes one glorious strip at a time. Yukon Ho!
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21: "Zounds!" (w/ Sean German) Dec 8, 1985

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32: "Making speed bumps" Dec 19, 1985 (Guest host SEAN)
You ever pass some road construction workers and they're not even working?  They're just holding a sign and waving at you, occasionally talking to their friends on their walkie talkies.  Meanwhile Calvin is out there every day making speed bumps for free, in his family's yard.  Work ethic, child labor, property destruction, it's all covered here in this Calvin and Hobbes strip.
09:47
May 6, 2020
31: "Inflammable chemical truck" Dec 18, 1985 (Sean solo)
In this strip, the child's miniature vehicular play turns to violence in the imagination.  Are the pleasures of childhood not enough to shackle these flights of fantasy in the world of benign bliss?  Why does the absurd inevitability of death draw the young mind like a rare earth magnet?  Find the difference between flammable/inflammable and more with guest host Sean of Five Minutes of Mime podcast!
10:26
April 28, 2020
30: "Baseball bat" Dec 17, 1985
If you've even had the experience of conquering all your enemies, but then finding out that you hurt your best friend in the process, I think this strip will really speak to you. Even if it doesn't, I'll speak to you. That's how podcasts work!
04:08
May 28, 2019
29: "Tommy Chestnut" Dec 16, 1985
What would you do if you had a close friend, and then you found out he'd killed and eaten a kid. This is how the guy that wrote My Friend Dahmer might have felt...just like Calvin! Happy 2019 from Calvin and Hobbescast!
06:37
January 15, 2019
28: "I kiss the sweet ground" (w/ Sean German) Dec 15, 1985
Spaceman Spiff is at it again! Space Battles! Ray blasts! Planets! Zounds! Returning guest Sean German (5 Minutes of Mime, Groundhog Day Minute, Spinal Tap Minute) joins Nathan to talk about the best comic strip to come out on Dec 15th, 1985. That's right - it's Calvin and Hobbes.
20:42
August 6, 2018
27: "Do you know where I am?" Dec 14, 1985
Calvin riffs on popular PSA from 20 years earlier in order to prank his parents. Presumably, hide and seek ensues. It's 10pm, do you know where your children are? (It's actually 10:33pm as I type this). Calvin and Hobbes without Hobbes
05:42
July 1, 2018
26: "Insurance?? What a dumb idea!" Dec 13, 1985
Calvin sets up an unregulated pre-Obamacare insurance company and it does about as good a job as those tended to do.
06:44
May 6, 2018
25: "Then what did you watch?" Dec 12, 1985
In this not-so-thrilling strip, Calvin and Hobbes have a question and answer sesh about what Hobbes watched: Was it the game? Only one way to find out! No, it wasn't. Enjoy!
06:48
February 23, 2018
24: "Fine time to take a bath!" Dec 11, 1985
In this strip of Calvin and Hobbes. Calvin is being forced to bed by his mother, and Hobbes would help him out if he weren't alllllllll wet. Also, the romaine lettuce has E. Coli, which is messing up your friend Nathan's new year's resolutions at Wendy's.
07:34
January 12, 2018
23: "She's on to me." Dec 10, 1985
In this episode of the Calvin and Hobbescast, we talk about Calvin's negotiating tactics, his shrewd mother's fashion choices, and what a newspaper is. If you like Calvin and Hobbes (or other newspaper comic strips) you MIGHT enjoy this as well.
05:15
December 4, 2017
22: "Let's murder our spouses!" Dec 9, 1985
When Calvin gets sick he gets to stay home and watch TV. Does imbibing these programs make him into a more worldly adult, or more of a sick animal? Also, how to the White House strips in Doonesbury work?
08:29
November 3, 2017
21: "Zounds!" (w/ Sean German) Dec 8, 1985
On this Sunday edition of Calvin and Hobbescast, Sean German (Five Minutes of Mime, Spinal Tap Minute) joins us to speculate about what goes on in the teacher's lounge and to help figure out the origins of Spaceman Spiff's sci-fi vocabulary.
15:47
October 17, 2017
20: "Orbit trajectory" Nov 7, 1985
Calvin radios NASA when something goes wrong during a swing launch. I dunno...he just kind of drifts through the white panels.
05:00
October 11, 2017
19: "Sex Discrimination" Dec 6, 1985
On this date in 1985: the birds had all finished flying south, only to learn that they'd forgotten their keys. Also: Calvin forms a club with only one member (?) and it looks like he won't let Susie join because of her gender.
05:02
October 8, 2017
18: "Squid eyeball sandwich" Dec 5, 1985
Susie Derkins and Calvin finally interact face 2 face. It turns out Calvin's mom packed him a very strange lunch. We dive into the words and pictures and come out on the other side holding a small trophy!
06:43
October 4, 2017
17: "Debilitating brain aneurysm" Dec 4, 1985
In this strip of Calvin and Hobbes, Calvin yells mean things at the new girl...but it's only because he likes her. Hobbes knows Calvin better than he knows himself.
06:46
September 23, 2017
16: "But do you like her?" Dec 3, 1985
In this strip: Calvin gets the third degree from Hobbes after mentioning a new girl in his class.
06:28
August 14, 2017
15: "Your polls are way down" Dec 2, 1985
In this strip Calvin gives his dad the bad news about his polling around the household. Dad takes it in stride.
05:46
August 12, 2017
14: "Believe it, lady" Nov 31, 1985
You'd hate baths too if there was a bubbly bubble monster in there. Especially one who tried to drown you like Kevin Bacon in Hollow Man...
07:21
January 27, 2016
13: "Predetermined splash" Nov 30, 1985
Games philosophers wonder about the nature of fate, free will, and the illusion of control.
08:15
January 21, 2016
12: "Atomic napalm neutralizer" Nov 28, 1985
Spiff tries to avoid being tortured using a most unlikely strategy.
07:41
December 29, 2015
11: "Bat barf" Nov 28, 1985
Calvin has a plan to avoid eating bat barf tonight and if it doesn't work...well it's not like he'll starve to death.
05:14
December 28, 2015
10: "Happy municipality " Nov 27, 1985
Calvin tells the reader about his playtime scenario.
04:30
November 16, 2015
09: "Can I Drive?" Nov ?, 1985
Nathan wings this one with a near-perfect memory of this strip.
04:11
September 23, 2015
08: "You have a flamethrower?" Nov 25, 1985
Calvin teaches Hobbes that you don't play the cards, you play the monsters.
02:30
September 14, 2015
07: "Monster in the Hallway" with Aaron Espinosa Nov 24, 1985
A special super-sized episode for your imaginative self.
10:48
September 13, 2015
06: "Try it. You'll love it" Nov 23, 1985
In this episode, we won't tell you what it is.
02:48
September 6, 2015
05: "You sissy" Nov 22, 1985
A new episode...but that's it. No story. No smooch.
03:01
September 5, 2015
04: "Show and tell is over" Nov 21, 1985
Hobbes is more than a great show and tell item. He's a living calculator.
03:55
September 5, 2015
03: "Cymbals" Nov 20, 1985
Calvin and Hobbes make a racket, but they're supposed to be asleep.
02:37
September 5, 2015
02: "Stuffed tiger" November 19, 1985
What do you do when you catch a tiger?
02:26
August 5, 2015
01: "Tiger trap" Nov 18, 1985
Bill Watterson's Calvin and Hobbes started here. This is how they met.
01:54
August 5, 2015