The Hour Cosmic, Episode 38: The Breakfast Club with Dan Vebber

Welcome to another installment of The Hour Cosmic, your favorite comics game show! This week, our guest is Dan Vebber, writer for Futurama!

On this week’s show, among other things, we discuss:

-The science of Futurama!

-The level of superfan Dan is for “Morning Glories” (hint: the highest level)!

-The middle name “Jay!”

Let’s meet our guest, shall we?

Dan Vebber is a co-executive producer and writer on the soon to be ending Futurama on Comedy Central. Dan has also written episodes of “The Simpsons” and “American Dad,” as well editing The Onion and having a story in Things I’ve Learned From Women Who Dumped Me, a hilarious book, published in 2009, that at least two of our hosts have on their bookshelves. He is working on a secret new project that we hope will be on the air soon!

As always, your hosts are:

Matthew Meylikhov – Bostonian, cat and beard enthusiast, co-writer of “Detective Space Cat” with Colin Bell, writer of “Morning Glories Babies,” “Morning Glories Academy Study Hall” (both backmatter for the Image Comics series “Morning Glories“) and “Control,” and letterer extraordinaire. He reads more comics than anyone on the planet, and has sworn off White Castle for life.

Brian Salvatore – New Jerseyan, New York Mets enthusiast, host of “Input/Output,” a music podcast, and occasional blogger/freelance writer. He has never met a dog he didn’t like (even that one that bit his leg when he was 10), and has baked better bread than he ever thought possible.

Chad Bowers – South Carolinian, GI Joe enthusiast, co-writer of “Subatomic Party Girls” “Down Set Fight,” and “Awesome Hospital” with Chris Sims, and writer of “Monster Plus.” He teaches us cool expressions like “Oh, snakes!” and has a lot of opinions about barbeque.

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