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#117: 2020 sucks
Jun 9 • 80 min
Ming and Mike talk about their 2020 so far including how they’ve kept themselves alive as well as their business and the Stash. Also thoughts on George Floyd and Black Lives Matter. With Julia Zapcic
#116: Quarantined at Home
Jun 9 • 64 min
Ming and Mike are stuck at home! The lockdown begins - find out what life is like when you aren’t allowed to leave your house or run the Stash, With Julia Zapcic, Live from Ming and Mike’s homes.
#115: The Coronavirus Edition
Mar 14 • 73 min
Ming and Mike talk about life in the coronavirus age and their observation on what they’ve seen, what they’ve experienced and what they think might happen. Stay Safe everyone
#114: The Mike Zapcic Award
Mar 11 • 72 min
Ming and Mike attempt to create their own award for culinary greatness. Mike makes a disgusting revelation about a co-worker. Ming’sloyalty is tested.
#113: The Impractical Jokers Premiere
Feb 20 • 42 min
Ming and Mike hit the red carpet for the Impractical Jokers Premiere in NYC. A Shared Universe plans a karaoke party and Ming goes to a place called Harbor Freight for supplies.
#112: Therapeutic Massage?
Jan 29 • 73 min
#112: Therapeutic Massage? by Mike Zapcic and Ming Chen
#111: Rise of Skywalker
Jan 2 • 118 min
Ming and Mike are joined by Maven Maria Elizabeth as they review Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker
#110: Planners, Looters and Pups
Jan 1 • 92 min
Ming and Mike are joined by Julia Zapcic and Janine Facque for a New Years 2020 podcast in which they recall the reason they decided to purchase an arsenal of firearms.
#109: Coffee Tables and Pizza Guys
Nov 25, 2019 • 75 min
Ming hears a crazy sex story about a bunch of guys from another TV show. Mike gets a clean bill of health. Ming goes to Grand Rapids breaks things.
#108: The Worst Con Ever
Nov 15, 2019 • 58 min
#108: The Worst Con Ever by Mike Zapcic and Ming Chen
#107: Learn the Hard Way - Samantha Aurelio is back
Oct 7, 2019 • 70 min
Grammy nominated musician and friend of the family Samantha Aurelio returns to NJ and visits A Shared Universe for the first time. Listen to her new single on Spotify “Learn The Hard Way”
#106: Lexington
Sep 11, 2019 • 43 min
Ming and Mike record an episode from Lexington Kentucky as they head out to Bourbon Country for the Lexington Toy and Comic Con Fall Fan Fest Edition. Mike goes urban exploring, shoots guns and more. Ming survives Dragon Con
#105: Bottoms Down
Aug 20, 2019 • 57 min
Bryan Johnson, Mike Zapcic and special guest Brian Nashel speak frankly about the ups and downs of active addiction and even more active recovery.
#104: Tales from the Landfill
Aug 8, 2019 • 83 min
Ming and Mike welcome for the first time A Shared Universe audio engineer Christian Cordes. Mike talks about the time he worked in a landfill. Ming unintentionally cockblocks a fellow guest at a recent comic con.
#103: Rooftops
Jul 4, 2019 • 48 min
Ming and Mike head up above to the rooftop of A Shared Universe where they are joined by Julia Zapcic. Mike and Julie talk negativity in their everyday social media lives. Ming and Mike pay tribute to/blow Walking Dead creator Robert Kirkman and lament…
#102: Colonel Zapcic
Jun 27, 2019 • 76 min
Ming and Mike talk about almost playing softball with Stan Lee, buying weed in Washington State, almost getting punched by Carl Weathers, Kevin’s new promotion, cosplay strip clubs and Mike’s new title as a Kentucky Colonel!
#101: Nothing Comes Between Me and My Flanagans
Jun 13, 2019 • 68 min
Ming has a run-in with Walt at his denim repair place and talk about getting ordained and performing May wedding ceremonies. A new division of A Shared Universe opens up. Ming and Mike head to Puyallup Washington with Bryan Johnson.
#100: Mom Chen
Jun 13, 2019 • 53 min
Ming heads home to sit down and podcast with his mom, the one and only Judy Chen
#99: (Podcast) Detroit, It’s Not That Bad
Jun 13, 2019 • 98 min
Ming and Mike make a visit to Podcast Detroit and record with Bob Waltenspiel and Dave Phillips.
#98: A Most Happy New Year
Jan 6, 2019 • 87 min
Ming and Mike talk flooded buildings, almost losing their studio to a flood a year ago, airport security, Mike’s rage, dog sitting and possessed cats. With special guests Julia Zapcic and Janine Fackque Fredericks
#97: Eating, drinking and being merry at The Whitechapel Projects
Dec 22, 2018 • 50 min
Ming and Mike his The Whitechapel Projects in Long Branch NJ
#96: Making it Rain… Sort of
Nov 29, 2018 • 77 min
Ming and Mike talk Pizza and Christmas Trees and half-assed competition for the love of the fans. Mike teases a new podcast and live show concept. Ming and Mike think they can convince ladies to disrobe via fake fireplaces and being good guys.
#95: Excelsior! Home for the Holidays
Nov 23, 2018 • 57 min
Mike moves back into his house after a 6 year ordeal. Ming and Mike talk about their best memories of Stan Lee. Ming and Mike come across some photos on Instagram that make them feel a little funny
#94: Eucon Ho!
Nov 12, 2018 • 80 min
Recorded live from Eugene Oregon. Ming and Mike visit the Eugene Comic Con and report back from the show. Last Fan Standing, the return of Comic Book Men… sort of and a recap of some LA adventures.
#93: Funko Funkast - A Shared Universe Exclusive
Oct 9, 2018 • 91 min
Ming welcomes the Funko Funkast crew to A Shared Universe PodcaStudio post NYCC 2018!
#92: Mike took him in and bought him breakfast
Aug 27, 2018 • 74 min
Ming is reminded about a trip to Vegas he is owed. Mike makes the best of a trip to the Mohegan Sun casino full of drunks, low food stocks, fires and Henry Winkler.
#91: Covert Ops
Aug 15, 2018 • 62 min
Ming and Mike welcome back comedian Chris Covert and Blue Juice Comics’ Tom Mumme
#90: Mike’s trash cans get stolen
Aug 14, 2018 • 73 min
Mike gets his trash cans stolen by contractors and draws the ire of Stash employee Git ‘Em Steve-Dave after revealing his real name. Ming goes to Omaha Nebraska and survives the San Diego Comic Con.
#89: Punished by The Punisher’s Michael Nathanson
Aug 14, 2018 • 56 min
Mike Zapcic talks to actor, geek and badass Michael Nathanson from Marvel Netflix’s “The Punisher”
#88: Cancellations, San Diego and the revenge of YesterCADES
Jun 26, 2018 • 102 min
Ming and Mike talk briefly about the cancellation of the TV show “Comic Book Men” and the upcoming San Diego Comic Con. We welcome the team behind our second favorite business in town YesterCADES - Ken Kalada, Fred and Gary - who tell tales of theft and…
#87: Robyn Paris, The Room, SNL and Tom’s Tavern
Jun 24, 2018 • 74 min
Ming and Mike talk about the early years of Saturday Night Live and speak with “The Room” actress Robyn Paris (Michelle) about the continuation of her web series “The Room Actors: Where are they now?” Also: Ming eulogizes one of his favorite dive bars and…
#86: Lanie Labens - She Don’t Do Subtle
May 18, 2018 • 51 min
Lanie Labens returns to the podcast mic to talk about passions, the wacky convention world, writing novels and screenplays and the amazing soundtracks she attaches to them. Also: Her favorite Mike Zapcic and Bryan Johnson moments. Recorded in Los Angeles…
#85: Mike Gets Punched by Rob Bruce
May 8, 2018 • 55 min
Mike tells a shocking story about getting punched in the back of the head by Rob Bruce. A tale of extreme restraint, lowly cowardice and line cutting.
#84: Revenge of PBR
May 8, 2018 • 93 min
Ming and Mike welcome back the candy-bringing podcasters from the PBR Podcast (pbrpodcast.com)
#83: Good artists copy, Great artists steal
Mar 12, 2018 • 62 min
Ming takes Mike over to Podcast Detroit to record an episode with co-founder Dave Phillips to talk podcast studios and in-home strip clubs. Also: Ming and Mike come to the defense of Max Anderson, Stan Lee’s former right-hand man and drunked long-distance…
#82: Death Wish Coffee
Feb 18, 2018 • 76 min
Ming and Mike add The World’s Strongest Coffee to The World’s Strongest Podcast. We welcome special guests Jeff Ayers and Dustin Alexander from the Fueled by Death Cast and Death Wish Coffee to announce an amazing collaboration.
#81: Ming in the Motor City
Feb 15, 2018 • 82 min
Ming heads home to the Motor City and podcasts at Podcast Detroit with Bob Waltenspiel, Dave Phillips and Becki O about The Best of Detroit, the correct pronunciation of the word PodcaStudio and the 2-man luge!
#80: Hollywood Swinging
Jan 22, 2018 • 32 min
Ming and Mike record from their AirBNB in West Hollywood, California and recap the live show they did with Bryan Johnson at the Scum and Villainy Cantina Bar
#79: Oh Hai Michelle!
Jan 5, 2018 • 59 min
Ming and Mike talk to actress, writer and “The Room” survivor Robyn Paris about creating “The Room Actors: Where are they Now?” - http://www.theroommockumentary.com
#78: Flooded: Saving the Universe
Jan 1, 2018 • 67 min
Ming and Mike arrive at their podcast studio to record only to find a flood of epic proportions. What do they do as soon as the water recedes? They pod about it. With special guest Julia Zapcic
#77: Ming and Mike: The Disaster Artists
Dec 15, 2017 • 85 min
Ming and Mike fondly recall the times they saw the movie “The Room” and talk about the making of movie “The Disaster Artist.” Ming encounters a racist in NYC. The guys announce an exciting new sponsorship with local brewery Ross Brewing.
#76: Apology Not Accepted
Dec 6, 2017 • 81 min
Tales of fun, feces, gaming, theft and shunned repentance from YESTERcades - our second favorite business in Red Bank, NJ.
#75: Podcasting Bare Revolution
Dec 1, 2017 • 85 min
Mike sits down with the PBR Podcast crew at the new A Shared Universe PodcaStudios and catch up on recent history. BONUS: Dennis the Intern got a haircut! Riveting Stuff!
#74: Mike’s going to cut you
Nov 21, 2017 • 42 min
Mike talks about his wicked knife skills and fends off an attack from 300 miles away from his home. Ming gets ready to drop the puck at a hockey game for the Adirondack Thunder.
#73: Mike gets into an accident
Nov 16, 2017 • 70 min
Mike Zapcic almost dies in a fiery car accident, sort of. Ming reminds him to treasure each and every day of his life.
#72: Getting Funky with the Funko Funkast
Oct 10, 2017 • 70 min
Ming talks to the brains behind the Funko Funkiest podcast and the Funko marketing team about what life is like at the world’s coolest toy company! With Chris Sully, Yoko McCann and Hilary Gray
#71: Roasted Again
Sep 26, 2017 • 72 min
Ming and Mike give an honest recap to the Roast of Brian O’Halloran. With toastmaster Chris Covert
#70: A great piece of meat
Sep 15, 2017 • 50 min
Ming has the best steak of his life in an unusual location. Mike turns 50.
#69: Microphone check
Aug 27, 2017 • 80 min
Ming records a test podcast from the A Shared Universe Podcast Studio, Ming and Mike’s brand new podcast studio. Featuring Charles Ricciardi, producer of “Drew: The Man Behind the Poster” and Tom Mumme, co-owner of Blue Juice Films/Comics and podcast…
#68: Roasted
Aug 27, 2017 • 45 min
Ming and Mike question their participation in a roast of Clerks star Brian O’Halloran. Featuring roast producer and sandwich artist Chris Covert and comedian Ken Krantz
#67: Hitchhikers guide to hitchhiking
Jul 17, 2017 • 61 min
With special guest Bryan Johnson! The guys talk modern day hitchhiking and preferential treatment at restaurants. Mike gets called out for asking a woman to SMILE
#66: Sandwich Artist
Jun 19, 2017 • 65 min
Ming and Mike talk to comedian, sandwich shop owner and friend Chris Covert about comedy, sandwiches and burlesque dancers.
#65: Ming is about to lose his shirt
Jun 9, 2017 • 30 min
Ming worries about losing it all as he heads to the Foxwoods Casino for a con. Mike learns the subtle art of not giving a f*ck
#64: Ming opens a comic book and gaming cafe
May 26, 2017 • 61 min
Ming talks about Coral Sword, the coffee, comics and gaming cafe he is opening in Houston with Hunter Pence, Alexis Pence, David Buehrer and Sandy Bledsoe. Mike instils a work ethic into today’s youth.
#63: Mike buys a gun
May 20, 2017 • 56 min
Mike exercises his 2nd amendment rights and buys 2 guns. Ming gets lightheaded after smoking a Cuban cigar.
#62: Cock Poor
May 4, 2017 • 65 min
Mike insists on asking Iron Mike Tyson the hard hitting questions. Ming laments his Asian curse. Ming and Mike welcome back special guest Tom Mumme from Blue Juice Comics and Films
#61: Mrs Butterworth and other temptations
Mar 31, 2017 • 57 min
Mike loves Jamie Lee Curtis and Adrienne Barbeau. Ming and Mike talk about dining with the opposite sex. With special guests Bill and Shawn from Indy Pop Con
#60: The Revolution
Mar 29, 2017 • 109 min
Ming and Mike welcome their friends Mike Pullano and Dennis the Intern from PBR Podcast to talk podcasting, New Jersey and firearms.
#59: I’m not even supposed to road trip today!
Mar 17, 2017 • 66 min
Ming talks about his unexpected and death defying road trip back from Lexington, KY with Bryan Johnson, Brian O’Halloran and Scott Schiaffo. Mike talks about his arsenal of edged weapons after learning a Power Ranger was convicted of stabbing his roommate.
#58: Rogue One: A Star Wars Story review
Feb 28, 2017 • 68 min
Ming, Mike and Julia Z review Rogue One: A Star Wars Story
#57: Personal Jesus
Feb 24, 2017 • 59 min
Ming and Mike talk about the person they wish they’d met and wax poetic on fast food. Mike goes off on stupid people.
#56: Katrina Law
Feb 11, 2017 • 75 min
Ming is joined by special guest Katrina Law to talk about her starring role on Training Day on CBS, her stint on Comic Book Men and life in LA. Recorded at the Sunset Marquis Hotel in West Hollywood.
#55: I Don’t Do Subtle with Lanie Labens
Feb 11, 2017 • 47 min
Ming is joined by special guest Lanie Labens - convention booking agent, friend and co-owner of agency I Don’t Do Subtle Management. Delve into the crazy, sexy, dirty world of cons here.
#54: Head over Heelz
Feb 3, 2017 • 65 min
Mike reacts to the story about the substitute teacher who flashed her students. Ming and Mike talk about the history of Action Park - the world’s most dangerous waterpark - soon to be a Johnny Knoxville movie.
#53: Tomb of Dracula
Jan 27, 2017 • 68 min
Mike reveals a past obsession with vampires and all things that suck… blood. Ming shows off his vampire expertise via his love for the movie “The Lost Boys.” Mike gets closer to owning a firearm.
#52: Taken with a grain of salt
Jan 20, 2017 • 66 min
Ming returns from Albuquerque, NM and talks about visiting some Breaking Bad locations and patronizes a unique convention sponsor. Mike pays tribute to actor Miguel Ferrer. Ming hangs with the cast of Karate Kid
#51: Drive By
Jan 11, 2017 • 57 min
Mike becomes the victim of a shooting. Ming and Mike prepare to head to Scotland. Ming does a double take when he sees an unusual official event at an upcoming Con.
#50: Seasons Greetings and the Mile High Club
Dec 23, 2016 • 69 min
Ming and Mike wish their listeners a very happy holidays with special guest Julia Zapcic. Ming tries to convince Julia that their road trips are less exciting then she has imagined… and fails.
#49: Stop! or Mike Zapcic will shoot!
Dec 9, 2016 • 61 min
Ming and Mike talk about potentially owning firearms and shooting things. Ming and Mike head to Jekyll Island and Scotland. Spider-Man and his homecoming.
#48: The Happiest Place on Earth
Dec 2, 2016 • 49 min
Ming and Mike talk about comic con contract riders, Mike hating Star Wars and Star Trek and how many toddlers Mike could take in a fight. With special guest Julia Zapcic.
#47: To Protect and Serve
Nov 28, 2016 • 66 min
Ming and Mike pay respects to their favorite hottie TV mom Flo Henderson. Mike explains why he thinks The Lost Boys doesn’t hold up, much to Ming’s dismay. Ming has a warrant out for his arrest.
#46: DJ Mike and Gal Gadot’s security detail
Nov 15, 2016 • 62 min
Mike reveals that he used to be a radio DJ in the 80’s. Ming and Mike return from the amazing Rhode Island Comic Con where Mike runs afoul of Gal Gadot’s security detail while Ming gets up close and personal.
#45: Every Day’s A Good Day if you get to take a sh*t
Nov 8, 2016 • 61 min
Ming and Mike return from a wild time in Los Angeles. Ming performs a chivalrous act. Mike casts an unlikely vote in the presidential election. Bryan makes tea
#44: Wonder Women
Nov 4, 2016 • 68 min
Mike Zapcic brings in guests Julia Zapcic and Janine Fackque to talk about Wonder Woman writer Greg Rucka censoring Frank Cho’s Wonder Woman’s variant covers and sexualization of female comic book characters. Janine asks Ming to pole dance. Ming makes a…
#43: Hanged and Hung
Oct 21, 2016 • 67 min
Ming and Mike welcome back Grammy nominated singer/songwriter Samantha Aurelio to the podcast along with actor and beau Mark Reichard to talk about their LA stories in advance of the Ming and Mike (and Bryan)west coast swing.
#42: Goin’ Back to Cali (…I don’t think so)
Oct 14, 2016 • 64 min
Ming and Mike search for a baller AirBNB house as they prepare to head west for Stan Lee’s Los Angeles Comic Con. Mike tells a fantastical story about getting his jaw broken
#41: Mike Zapcic: Professional Cuddler
Sep 30, 2016 • 66 min
Mike and Ming talk about taking home garbage bags full of money at fan conventions. Special guest Julia Zapcic talks about the phenomenon of professional cuddling.
#40: Corporal Punishment
Sep 29, 2016 • 70 min
Ming and Mike discuss childhood discipline and announce a future trip to Scotland. Also: The Joy’s of pet ownership
#39: Inspiring People One Podcast at a Time
Sep 16, 2016 • 74 min
Ming and Mike welcome artist Chris Campana and talk about breaking into the comic book industry and tell dream killers to go screw themselves. Ming and Mike have your backs y’all. With guest Julia Zapcic
#38: Anger Management
Sep 8, 2016 • 89 min
Ming and Mike welcome Ronnie Porto and Tom Mumme from Blue Juice Comics and talk about non-tv loving club bouncers and talking their way into high profile events. Ming suggests anger management courses to Mike.
#37: Bad Dates
Sep 2, 2016 • 58 min
Ming and Mike are joined again by Kelsey Lyn and talk bad dating stories and encourage sex in the bathrooms their respective places of business.
#36: Could we have this gentleman removed, please?
Aug 25, 2016 • 64 min
Mike and Ming are joined by Kelsey from YesterCADES and Bryan Johnson and talk about trying not to get removed from high profile events. Mike hits a wet t-shirt contest.
#35: Mike Falls Off the Wagon
Aug 12, 2016 • 54 min
Mike talks about the horrifying grip that cigars have on him and his battle to stop smoking them. Ming relives his days playing D&D and other role playing games. Mike prepares Ming for the rigors of dog ownership
#34: The Adventures of Cherry Clan and other racist mascots
Jul 29, 2016 • 68 min
Ming and Mike talk about racist mascots of the past. Ming goes on a curious lunch date. Robert Fisher comes in to talk about his project The Plague of Independence
#33: I’m So Excited
Jul 22, 2016 • 63 min
Ming is indescribably excited. Mike and Ming talk about their fear - or lack of fear - for public speaking. Mike takes a 15 year old out to dinner.
#32: Patriot Mike and Ming-e-mon Go!
Jul 13, 2016 • 64 min
Mike inquires about a puzzling piece of war memorabilia. Ming and Mike try to explain Pokemon Go! to special guests Ernie O’Donnell and Bryan Johnson. 100 Acres of Hell
#31: PBR x Ming and Mike
Jul 6, 2016 • 77 min
Ming and Mike talk to their friends at the PBR Podcast about the upcoming Asbury Park Comedy and Podcast Festival - featuring Ming and Mike!
#30: Pickled Pigs Feet & Juice Cleanses
Jun 28, 2016 • 60 min
Mike takes about the one time he got pissed off after a 2 day juice cleanse. Ming eats soul food in Louisville, KY. It’s your favorite podcast the Ming & Mike Show!
#29: Nepotism
Jun 7, 2016 • 75 min
Ming and Mike welcome Ken and Kelsey from Yestercades and talk about a unique labor proposition involving Zapcic Jr.
#28: My Dinner With Ming and Mike
May 31, 2016 • 71 min
Ming & Mike have dinner with Trace and Mariha - a couple of fans who had previously inquired about paying them big bucks for the privilege. The guys decide that there is no better dessert than a podcast. Also: Ming and Mike return from the Windy City.
#27: I Ain’t Afraid of No Ghost!
May 25, 2016 • 72 min
According to a crazy local the spirit of Marc Costello is haunting him. Mike’s crazy midnight promo stunt goes wrong. Ming goes to Kansas City and gets a warm welcome.
#26: Zapped: The Mike Zapcic Story
May 19, 2016 • 76 min
Ming draws parallels between Mike and Dustin Diamond. Ming gets a medical diagnosis that leaves him breathless. Ming grills Mike about going to Montreal
#25: A Tribute to Marc Costello The GoodTime Fellow
May 9, 2016 • 63 min
Mike and Ming pay tribute to friend, co-worker, brother, podcaster and pain in the ass Marc Costello
#24: Feats of Strength
Apr 29, 2016 • 67 min
Who could take who? Ming and Mike talk about if they could take Walt and Bryan in a fight. Ming and Mike co-host an awards show. Mike talks about getting therapy
#23: Hang Onto Your Shorts
Apr 22, 2016 • 69 min
Ming and Mike get invited to co-host an awards show. Ming gets a tour of the best of Evansville, Indiana and fills Marc in on what happened. Ming and Mike meet the First Lady of Wrestling, TNA Knockout Maria Kanellis.
#22: Goldiggers
Apr 14, 2016 • 68 min
Beware goldiggers! Mike and Marc discuss their past experiences dating goldiggers. Ming grills Marc about his recent appearance in a court of law.
#21: Rocky Mountain High
Apr 6, 2016 • 62 min
Freshly returned from Denver, Colorado, Ming and Mike chronicle their experiences with legalized weed. Ming gets a sweet letter from Canada. Mike gets hooked on Blow Pops
#20: Better off Mike - That’s Pho Sho
Mar 25, 2016 • 68 min
Marc becomes the recipient of Mike’s discarded noodle soup. Ming participates in an anti-bullying panel. The guys discuss the movie Better Off Dead - they want your 2 dollars!
#19: The Bourbon Trail
Mar 16, 2016 • 53 min
Ming has a few too many bourbons in Lexington, KY. Mike runs into some autograph seekers with bad intentions. Marc returns healthier than ever.
#18: The Hot Brown
Mar 10, 2016 • 58 min
Ming calls out Marc Costello and his lack of heart. Mike describes a Kentucky delicacy called a Hot Brown. Ming is worried that Mike might be going down the dark path of Chumlee.
#17: Life is like Fruit Stripe Gum
Mar 3, 2016 • 65 min
Rewinding back to the days of Fruit Stripe Gum and it’s everlasting flavor - or lack thereof - Ming, Mike and Marc long for the days where they caused riots with candy and baseball cards. Also: VIP Con prices and a Fuller House review.
#16: A Full House of Love
Feb 26, 2016 • 59 min
Ming and Marc Costello the Good Time Fellow discuss Mike’s hatred for some of the cast members of Full House. Mike Zapcic has a hard time feeling the Love for Facebook and it’s new emojis.
#15: Death of the Playboys
Feb 19, 2016 • 67 min
Ming, Mike and Marc Costello the Good Time Fellow lament the decision from Playboy Magazine to eliminate all nudity and remember their fondest memories. Mike hates on Kanye West. Ming and Mike recall some of their best and worst green room memories.
#14: The Customer is always wrong
Feb 12, 2016 • 71 min
Ming reads bad Yelp reviews for Jay & Silent Bob’s Secret Stash - most which call out Mike as the rudest employee ever. The guys talk about the origin of the show name Comic Book Men and the amazing Walking Dead deceased cast members photo.
#13: Don’t Drink and Date
Feb 5, 2016 • 60 min
Mike Zapcic talks about the times he stood up 7 women and 7 different dates. Ming talks about returning to the Motor City in 2016 and a few of the less than enthusiastic reactions.
#12: Saved by the Smell
Jan 29, 2016 • 63 min
Troubled times on the sets of 80’s and 90’s sitcoms! Mike Zapcic, Ming Chen and Good Time Fellow Marc Costello discuss blow ups and drama on the sets of ALF, Saved by the Bell, Webster, Grace Under Fire and Family Matters
#11: Chess Kings
Jan 22, 2016 • 63 min
Mike Zapcic & Good Time Fellow Marc Costello talk about their past work as male models in commercials and print ads. Ming reminisces about the 80’s mall experience and Mike shopping at Chess King.
#10: Mike Zapcic’s Intervention
Jan 15, 2016 • 61 min
Mike Zapcic bravely reveals that he has a problem. Ming and Marc Costello, The Good Time Fellow talk him through it. It’s a very special episode of the Ming and Mike Show.
#9: Scared Straight
Jan 8, 2016 • 57 min
Tales from the jails! Marc Costello the Good Time Fellow join Mike and Ming to talk about jail, getting arrested and the art of incarceration. Ming gets scared straight.
#8: The Not So Fast and Not Really Furious
Jan 4, 2016 • 68 min
Ming offers Mike first dibs on his dream car that’s up for sale. Mike takes on a smelly new habit. Ming takes his parents to see The Force Awakens
#7: Would You Like To Play A Game?
Dec 30, 2015 • 136 min
It’s an all retro-gaming episode as Ming and Mike welcome Ken Kalada from YESTERCades to talk about their favorite video games from the past - both standup and console.
#6: Star Wars: The Spoilers Awaken
Dec 22, 2015 • 96 min
Mike and Ming review Star Wars Episode VII: The Force Awakens. There are spoilers left and right in this review - you have been warned young Jedi.
#5: Rudolf the Red Nose Savior
Dec 15, 2015 • 65 min
Mike defends Rudolf the Red Nosed Reindeer and the misfit toys. Ming defends Die Hard as a Christmas movie. Mike and Ming talk about the Star Wars red carpet premiere.
#4: Mingle All The Way
Dec 14, 2015 • 63 min
Grammy Nominee Samantha Aurelio fills in for Mike Zapcic and talks to Ming about favorite Christmas flicks and tunes.
#3: Fast Times at Culinary School
Nov 30, 2015 • 53 min
Mike Zapcic recalls his tales of love and dismemberment from back in his days at culinary school. Mike and Ming remember why they don’t do Black Friday anymore.
#2: It’s Always Sunny with Sunny Lane
Nov 19, 2015 • 77 min
Ming and Mike talk to AVN award winner, adult film star and friend Sunny Lane as she swings through NJ for the Exxxotica Expo 2015
#1: Detroit Rock City
Nov 13, 2015 • 64 min
Mike Zapcic and Ming Chen survive a weekend trip to Detroit, Michigan and discover that a lot has changed since Robocop. Mike and Ming invite themselves to your podcast network - find out how here!
#0.1: Mike Zapcic Swears off Herbal Viagra
Nov 13, 2015 • 50 min
Ming Chen and Mike Zapcic are joined by the Good Time Fellow Marc Costello and talk about Mike getting scared straight off herbal Viagra. Mike and Ming go to the Walking Dead fan premiere at Madison Square Garden
#0: Genesis (Not that crappy band)
Nov 13, 2015 • 49 min
Ming Chen and Mike Zapcic are joined by the Good Time Fellow Marc Costello and talk about Mike’s missing facial hair and the origins of their podcasts.