Bill Bodkin

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Bill Bodkin is the editor-in-chief and co-founder of Pop Break, and most importantly a husband, and father. Ol' Graybeard writes way too much about wrestling, jam bands, Asbury Park music, HBO shows, and can often be seen under his season DJ alias, DJ Father Christmas. He is the co-host of the Socially Distanced Podcast (w/Al Mannarino) which drops weekly on Apple, Google, Anchor & Spotify. He is the co-host of the monthly podcasts -- Anchored in Asbury, TV Break and Bill vs. The MCU.

What If…? Season 2 Premiere Review: ‘What If Nebula Joined the Nova Corps’ is a Great Start

What If...? is a unique animal within the Marvel Cinematic Universe. While, the series is indeed  MCU canon, it's never felt necessary -- both...

Review: Disney’s Wish is a Whole Lotta Sizzle, Not Enough Steak

On paper, Wish has all the hallmarks of a classic Disney animated musical feature. There's young female lead (Asha) who stands up against the...

Pop 5 November (Yes It’s Late): Derry Girls, Scrooge McDuck & The Spider-Verse

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=kI6MWZrl8v8 It's first of December and that means I'm late on my November column! So without further adieu it's time for another one of my...

The Pop 5 List: Guardians of the Galaxy, Haunted Mansion, Bryan Danielson & More

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ZVuToMilP0A When I restarted this column last month I felt so good. It was wonderful to have a creative rush and finally get the albatross...

Werewolf by Night in Color: Sink Your Teeth Into It

Werewolf by Night was a novel concept. The first-ever "Marvel Special Presentation" took a fairly fringe character steeped heavily in a realm barely treaded upon in...

Great British Baking Show Season 14: A New Ingredient Improves a Reliable Recipe

The Great British Baking Show Season 14 (Collection 11 on Netflix) is exactly what you'd expect from literally any other season or iteration of the...

Music Video Premiere: Rachel Ana Dobken, “Cruel, Cruel, Cruel”

The Pop Break is proud to premiere the music video for Rachel Ana Dobken's single "Cruel, Cruel, Cruel" off her upcoming album to be...

AEW WrestleDream Review: On This Day, We See Clearly, Everything Has Come to Light

AEW WrestleDream is in the books!  As expected, some Match of the Year Candidates, and a huge AEW debut. Let’s get right to the good...

Letter from the Editor: Pop Break’s 14 Year Anniversary

It's that time of year again -- September 29 -- the official birthday of Pop Break. I've written this column 13 times and to be...

The September Pop 5: Pop Culture Picks from the Editor-in-Chief

There's nothing worse than writer's block; particularly one that lasts the better part of six months. That's where this editor-in-chief found himself. You'll be spared...

Sea Hear Now 2023: A Beautiful Weekend of Musical Passion

Pop Break Live: Sea.Hear.Now 2023 at The Asbury Park North Beach and Bradley Park in Asbury Park, New Jersey on September 16 and 17,...

Tony Khan an AEW All Out 2023, Mercedes Mone, A Historic Wembley & More

https://open.spotify.com/episode/582baKve0XICOpkdClXTk0?si=7590762cb3fd42bb All Elite Wrestling's Tony Khan met with the media to discuss the company's upcoming PPV All Out -- which airs Sunday September 3 --...

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