Saturday, June 30, 2012

Black Lagoon Review

All good things must come to an end, and so we close out Paint It Black month with a DOUBLE request; yes, when we mentioned we were doing Paint It Black month, we got a request from Runixzan and Paranormal Rob, and Yerocha also mentioned being surprised we hadn't included it in the initial list. With that much hype, and the fact that it's about modern day pirates, this has to be good, right? Right?

Edit: In the video, I call requester Runixzan a woman.  He is not.  I'm not sure why I thought what I thought; I am so sorry for that. 

Saturday, June 23, 2012

Black Jack Review

Paint It Black Month moves ahead full steam after last week's debacle!

He's baaaaack. That's right, Yerocha is guest starring again to review the anime Black Jack, based on the classic manga by Osamu Tezuka. Was this series in good health or on life support? Listen to find out!

Note: in the podcast, I say that we have a commercial break in the middle that you can go to to avoid too many spoilers.  If you can't see the break (a black dot in the progress bar), the spoilers end at time stamp 30:10. 

For more of Yerocha, be sure to check out

Wednesday, June 20, 2012

Paint It Black Addendum

So, it came to my attention, looking at a calendar, that there's an extra week of Paint It Black month that I failed to take into account. 

See, here's the deal.  We haven't updated on Sundays for a long time.  We officially do, but it's a legal fiction, more or less.  We update on Fridays or Saturdays these days, since we figure we want people to have the time to listen over the weekend.  Sunday is sort of the absolute last minute we post anything, if schedules went horribly awry, and we haven't had anything come out later than Saturday since March. 

Yet, for scheduling, I still say it's Sunday, to give us that wiggle room.  But that means that in terms of our REAL schedule, there's one more Friday and Saturday in June that has to be filled, and it might as well be for the theme month. 

too long, didn't read version: I goofed on basic calendar reading skills.  

So, Paint It Black Month will now end on Black Lagoon, requested by Runixzan. (

Friday, June 15, 2012

Black Scorpion Review

Note: this originally had a guest spot from our friend Chaltab, but due to technical issues, his audio was lost. Fortunately, he didn't say much. 
This time, Bobcat and Burkion, with guest star Legend Maker, look at the Sci-Fi (before they were SyFy) channel superhero show, Black Scorpion.

Friday Randomness #12

Burk's choice again.  This time, Burk's choice is space opera AND more down to earth than he usually goes.

Wednesday, June 13, 2012

10,000 Hits Contest Winner

And the winner goes to Jackale over at the Desu Des Brigade forums.  We'll be doing Cyborg 009-1 after Paint It Black month is over. 

Tuesday, June 12, 2012

The Last YouTube Commercials

After some soul searching, we've decided to discontinue these YouTube commercials. We don't get much traffic from YouTube anymore and we don't get a lot of hits on these videos. From now on, we'll be doing short samples of the podcasts on YouTube to try and lure people in. However, I feel like we're ending on one of our strongest gags, which we did for Black Blood Brothers.

AMV of the Week #12

Monday, June 11, 2012

10,000 Hits Reminder

We're getting even closer now!  Remember, if you're hit number 10,000, send us a screenshot of the page hit counter and you'll get a prize!  (Or you know, closest to 10,000.)

Saturday, June 9, 2012

Black Heaven Review

One man. One flying V guitar. Two women. The fate of the galaxy. Oh yeah. This classic Geneon series is awesome... on paper. But did that awesomeness translate to celluloid? Watch to find out!

Five Point Podcast Episode 24: Black Heaven by fivepointpodcast

Wednesday, June 6, 2012

Coming up on 10,000 hits

If you are the person to get hit number 10,000 (or close to it), take a screenshot and send it to us at  We'll figure out some flavor of prize; most likely you can make a review request that goes immediately to the front of the line, but it will depend on what you, number 10,000, are interested in.

Friday, June 1, 2012

Black Blood Brothers Review

In Black Blood Brothers, we see what happens when a writer creates a series using the Mad Lib Method.  I've used it myself.  Is Black Blood Brothers better than that time I wrote the story about Butthead, the legendary roadkill warrior who had to rescue his iguana Steve from the evil Green Party Zombies?  You'll just have to watch the review to find out.  

Friday Randomness #11

This little feature is back.  Burk gives us a sample of TV Tropes... (full body shudder).  Borderline NSFW.