The Short Box is Jacksonville FL's premier comic book and pop culture podcast, created in 2012 by Badr Milligan, Walter Gant, and Andrew Torres. The show is currently hosted by Badr, alongside co-hosts: Cesar Cordero, Edmund Dansart, Adam Wollet, and Ashley Lanni Hoye. The Short Boxers aim to bring comic-book and pop-culture entertainment, as well as opinionated discussions to the novices and know-it-all gurus alike. The show vehemently attempts to shine a spotlight on all the cool stuff going on in Jacksonville, and the real life superheroes making the city a better place. The crew is constantly joined by an incredible array of creators and personalities to discuss comics, music, art, and upcoming eventsSo, if you're trying to make sense of the latest geek news or just asking, "What's worth checking out or getting into this week?" look no further and take a listen!
The crew got back together to catch up on the latest comic book happenings, review Ready Player One, and listen to Drew get passionate about RiRi. Ashley is still on the run from the feds but finds time to celebrate Saga turning fifty.
We're joined by a guest that rivals the Marvel OG's knowledge of Marvel comics! Paul Bourcier, A Marvel freelance writer and comic historian joins us for an in-depth conversation about the importance of continuity, comic book indexes, and fan theories
Catalina Alers-Alers, the overnight host of 97.9 KISSFM and the 'But First Brunch' podcast, joins the show to talk about her journey into the radio profession, her love of all things Jacksonville, and how to get the title of H.B.I.C. on your resume
The third installment of our Artist Spotlight series is all about the creator of the Dragon Ball franchise, Akira Toriyama! Press play and learn a couple of new and interesting tidbits about the manga icon and his legacy.
Paten Locke, Dillon Maurer, and Jay Myztroh of the Full Plate record's family join the show to talk about the origins of the label, their creative process, the new Stono Echo album, and a surprising number of Tori Spelling references.
With the GAAM crew's help, we host a fight night live from the podcast HQ to celebrate the release of Dragon Ball Fighter Z. Amongst the chaos and fun we record a series of interviews to review the game and share our thoughts on the franchise.
The founder of Babes Who Hustle, Chelsea, and Creative Director, Mara, join the show to give us a crash course in what being a BWH means, and what they're doing to inspire and champion fellow babes in the community.
Representatives from the Cultural Council, Jax Public Library, and Geek Street Radio help us bring in the new year with information about their ongoing book club, upcoming Black Panther screening, and a pulse check on the local arts scene.
We are celebrating the holiday and wrapping up the year with one more episode by sharing our Star Wars review, and counting down a number of year end & best of nominations. There's also an impromptu roast powered by Rum balls!
We had a goal to record our reaction and review in less than 24hrs of the new Star Wars premiere. If you haven't watched Star Wars TLJ, SPOILER WARNING! We discuss theories and our predictions of the franchise going forward.
Image Comics & Top Cow writer, Zack Kaplan joins us for his return guest appearance to talk about his new alien arrival comic series, Port of Earth. In addition, we discuss his success with Eclipse and what it takes to keep the momentum going.
Mega Ran is back to claim his three-peat guest appearance and he's brought friends. Kadesh Flow and Alfred Banks join us hours before their performance to talk touring, new music, and the artistic process behind throwing a show.
The crew reunites to talk about the shakeups going on this week in the comic industry and in our very own backyard. Ed beats out Ashley for obsessive Norse God love, and spoiler warnings for Thor and Stranger Things!
The second installment of our Artist Spotlight series is all about the creator of Hellboy and the appropriately named Mignolaverse, Mike Mignola! All things Mignola is the focus for this episode, and we even called a special guest to join in.
Thank you for voting us best local podcast! In return, we try our best to deliver a hard-hitting opinion piece before spiraling into the ridiculousness we're known for. Join us in our round table discussion about Shaq Fu & the merchants of diabetes