Celebrating the fun of the Saturdays of our youth while navigating adulthood today!

Saturday Morning 1978!

It's Johnny's Birthday and we take a look back to his favorite birthday in 1978 and the Saturday Morning Shows in 1978! Plus will will take a Saturday 1978 quiz live on air with YOU, our audience! 100% non-toxic and the only ...

2nd Year Anniversary Super Show!

2 years, and 100 weekly episodes! It's time to celebrate with a supersized anniversary show! John B. Pyka, Dee Bartee, Willow Skylor and Sarah Jenkins welcome back previous guests and co-hosts and audience super fans into the...

SATURDAY 1992: BATMAN VS. DARKWING DUCK!

SATURDAY 1992: BATMAN VS. DARKWING DUCK! John B. Pyka, Willow Skylor and Sarah Jenkins are back in the virtual rec room to share memories of Saturday, 1992 - in particular Batman the Animated Series vs Dark Wing Duck! PLUS Mo...

X-Men Animated Series at 30!

Special Guest co-host Ryan Permison joins John B. Pyka in the virtual rec room to talk about the X-Men Animated Series 30th Anniversary! Plus Johnny shows off some new loot, shares a review of GI Joe: The Saturday Morning Adv...

Godzilla's Girlfriend!

John B. Pyka and Willow Skylor welcome special guest Marccella, AKA Godzilla's Girlfriend to talk all things Godzilla in celebration of Godzilla's birthday! Marccella is an actress who is elevating brands, books and business...

Cereal Boxers After Dark Halloween Spooktacular!

It's the 5th Sunday of the month AND it's Halloween! Willow Skylor is joined by the other Cereal Box Network hosts George Buehler and Ryan Permison! Twas the night before Halloween, and all throughout the network our broadcas...

Hallowcon? Live? Well kind of...

Willow Skylor flies solo to host the organizers and guests of Hallowcon. Or does she? www.backofthecerealbox.fun --- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/cerealboxpodcast/message Support this podcast: https://anchor.f...

Your Favorite Halloween Memories!

Dee Bartee, Maddie and Sarah Jenkins ditch Johnny to gather in the rec room to share stories of Halloween! Movies, Parties, Haunted Houses, and Trick or Treating! Celebrate the spooky! Share your memories by joining the chat ...

Scooby Doo 2: Monsters Unleashed!

Dee Bartee is live at Smokey's Toys & Collectibles again to take the reins and is joined again by author Sarah Jenkins along with the mythical Maddie Bartee to talk about the Halloween season and specifically Scooby Doo 2! Is...

Remembering Scooby Doo The Movie

John B. Pyka and Dee Bartee are joined by Author Sarah Jenkins live in-person at Smokey's Toys & Collectibles to take a look at another Scooby Doo classic - The Scooby Doo Movie written and directed by James Gunn! 100% non-to...

Million Dollar Corporations Crowdfunding?

John B. Pyka is joined in the virtual rec room by Lucas Leverett to take issue with a practice that we see as a problem for the toy and collector retail markets; Multi-million dollar corporations using crowdfunding. This is a...

Scooby Doo & The Witches Ghost!

John B. Pyka and Willow Skylor welcome Drew Milden back to the rec room to take a look at another classic Scooby Doo animated movie - Scooby Doo & The Witches Ghost! Speaking of Witches, Johnny will share his story of TN's i...

Thundercates, Ho!

A very special Saturday Morning after show recording for the weekly audio podcast! Johnny is talking about the 1980s classic Thundercats and things you never knew about them! Join the chat and be a part of the show! 100% non-...

Spooky Season is Scooby Season!

Our celebration of Scooby Doo continues through the month of Oct! Each week we will be watching and reviewing one Scooby Doo movie or project as part of Spooky Season! John B. Pyka and Willow Skylor also welcome a returining...

What's New? Scooby Doo at 53!

John Pyka, Dee Bartee & Willow Skylor are live to talk about Scooby Doo at age 53 and discuss your favorite Scooby Doo moments! 100% non-toxic and the only podcast fortified with 8 essential vitamins & minerals New Loot Spons...

Top 5 Best Saturday Morning Cartoons You've Never Heard Of!

John Pyka and Willow Skylor welcomes Melissa Stecher, George Buehler, and Ryan Permison back to the virtual rec room to talk about the Top 5 Best Saturday Morning Cartoons That You've Never Heard Of (or have forgotten about)!...

Batman the Animated Series at 30!

Batman, The Animated Series is considered by many to be the pinnacle of Saturday Morning cartoon series and this year it turns 30! John Pyka and Dee bartee welcomes guest host and BTAS expert George Beuhler back to the virtua...

Cryptid Crunch - Cthulhu in The Treehouse!

He’s big, he’s bad, he’s the fictional elder God created by HP Lovecraft and adored by millions… it’s Cthulhu! Willow Skylor and John B. Pyka discuss Cthulhu in literature, pop culture and other media. Presented by Back of th...

Go, Go Power Rangers!

John B. Pyka welcomes Crayle Vanest and Ryan Permison into the virtual rec room to celebrate the 29th anniversary of the Power Rangers debut on Fox Kids! Ryan is a Power Rangers expert but Crayle is the resident Pokemon histo...

The TRUE History of The MCU

When did d the MCU really start? It’s much sooner than you think and John B. Pyka takes you all the way back to the Saturday morning origins of the MCU! Connect and contribute at www.backofthecerealbox.fun --- Send in a vo...

Saturday Bike Adventure - Where are YOU Going?

It's Saturday afternoon 1980-something and you and your best friends are on your bicycles. Where are you headed and what are you doing when you get there? Kelly Guentner joins John Pyka, Willow Skylor, Dee Bartee and Ivy Roma...

The Top 6 Saturday Morning Cartoons on Kids WB

Remember Kids WB? At the tail-end of the Saturday Morning Cartoon era Kids WB & Fox Kids were the only networks in the Saturday game and they produced some amazing shows! Today John Pyka takes a look at his picks as the TOP 6...

What Is Your Favorite Saturday Morning Show?

Melissa Stecher is back to join John Pyka, Dee Bartee and Ivy Roman to talk about YOUR favorite Saturday morning show! Cartoons? Pro Wrestling? American Bandstand? What got you up in the AM on Saturday morning? 100% non-toxic...

Ask Us Anything!

There is no agenda in the Rec Room and Drew Milden joins John Pyka, Dee Bartee, Ivy Roman and Willow Skylor to answer any question from the audience! Should we trust our audience? 100% non-toxic and the only podcast fortifi...

CinnaFuego Toast Chrunch, Power Rangers and Ninja Turtles

John Pyka comes to you live with exciting news about CinnaFuego Toast Crunch, Hocus Pocus 2 Cereal and Frute Brute! Johnny also shares some recommendations for cartoons and comics that go great with your sugary Saturday morni...

Remembering the Rocketeer

This episode is inspired by recent discussions about Paul Sorvino and movies that could be re-released as “new” movies today! John B. Pyka shares some things about the 1991 Rocketeer movie that you may have missed or forgotte...

DC Comics vs Marvel Comics!

John B. Pyka, Willow Skylor, and Ivy Roman discuss the differences between DC Comics & Marvel Comics while Dee Bartee pulls her hair out, pretending not to be bored to death! Chime in and make you opinion heard in our interac...

What's Up with DC Comics, Warner Bros and HBO Max?

Wednesday Night Bites and New Comics, YUM! “The Prophet of Pop Culture” John B. Pyka shares this weeks new comic picks, and dissects the news about cancellations, consolidations and details about what is happening with DC Co...

Celebrating Tony Dow, David Warner and Paul Sorvino

This week we lost 3 icons of Hollywood pop culture; Tony Dow, David Warner, and Paul Sorvino. John B. Pyka, Dee Bartee and Willow Skylor celebrate the careers of these 3 pop culture icons! PLUS we'll share your and our predi...

Monster Cereals Controversy

Who would think that breakfast cereal would generate controversy? Well the Monsters Cereal did! This episode drew information from several sources, including a 2018 article from “Tanya” published on Throwbacks.com --- This...

SDCC Breaking News!

"The Prophet of Pop Culture" John B. Pyka LIVE with an impromptu recap of the MCU news from San Diego Comic Con! Support the program at www.buymeacoffee.com/cerealboxpod --- This episode is sponsored by · Anchor: The easie...

Jem and The Holograms' Samantha Newark

“The Prophet of Pop Culture” John B. Pyka sits down with Samantha Newark, the voice of Jem from the classic Saturday morning cartoon Jem & the Holograms! Live from the Clarksville Anime, Comic & Toy Con. Back of the Cereal Bo...

Matt Lintz Shoots on Ms. Marvel Revelations!

“The Prophet of Pop Culture” John B. Pyka aka Johnny got to sit down with Ms. Marvel star Matt Lintz just DAYS after the finale of the show on Disney+! Matt shoots on his MCU changing, internet shattering revelation in the fi...

YOUR Favorite Cereals

@cerealbros1 Mani Macias joins us to talk about YOUR favorite saturday morning cereal! PLUS THE RETURN OF MELISSA STECHER! Grab your bowl and join the chat to be a part of the show! 100% non-toxic and the only podcast fortifi...

Ms. Marvel Did WHAT???

Ms. Marvel on Disney+ just did something to change the MCU and potentially make 616 fans very happy! Listen to Johnny’s recap and review to see if you agree! Plus Thor: Love & Thunder news, and new cereal hitting the US! Join...

Imaginarium Review and Thoughts on Thor: Love & Thunder

“The Prophet of Pop Culture” John B. Pyka is back from Imaginarium and shares his review of the con and thoughts about Thor:Love & Thunder! Connect at www.backofthecerealbox.fun --- This episode is sponsored by · Anchor: ...

Pinups, Cosplay, and Cryptids, OH MY!

We got a HUGE show this week that is action packed! Johnny, Aubry, and Dee are joined by Guest Host, the Pin-up Cosplayer D'Elle Memphis to talk about UFOs, Cryptids, The Manalorian Chapter 16, the Supernaturnaland finale and...

Your Favorite Comic Con Experience!

Artist Amy Roszkowski visits the virtual rec room to share her art and her favorite comic con experiences! We'll also be joined by returning favorite Drew Milden reporting on his recent experience at Heroes Con and Johnny wil...

Underrated Movies from the 1980s LIVE from Imaginarium 2022!

"The Prophet of Pop Culture" John B. Pyka AKA "Johnny" brings the virtual rec room to Imaginarium and is joined by returning friends Dave Mattingly and Hillbilly, along with new (to you) friend Daniel Dark and a LIVE audience...

Your Favorite Boardgames

Johnny, Willow, Ivy and you are getting together in the virtual rec room to discuss boardgames! Our favorite and YOUR favorite! What is your favorite boardgame(s) and why? 100% non-toxic and the only podcast fortified with 8 ...

Cereal New, Star Wars News, Boardgames and New Comics, YUM! Midweek in Geek!

Back of the Cereal Box presents: mid week in Geek! This week “the prophet of pop culture“ John V. Pyka shares news reviews and reviews about your favorite pop culture this week! Cereal news! Star Wars news! Four board games f...

So what about Lightyear?

Back of the Cereal Box presents The Saturday Matinee Movie of Pixar’s Lightyear! “The Prophet of Pop Culture” John B. Pyka, AKA Johnny shares his review of the summer blockbuster! Sponsored by Hitchhiker Toys - www.hitchhiker...

Remembering Battle of the Planets!

Johnny remembers the classic Battle of The Planets cartoon series! Live from Hitchhiker Toys - www.hitchhikertoys.com Connect and contribute at www.backofthecerealbox.fun! --- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/cere...

Your Favorite Cartoons with VO artist Macabee Griffin!

Voice Over Artist Mack Griffin joins Johnny & The Gang in the Virtual Rec Room to talk about YOUR Favorite cartoon series and characters! Will Mack meet the VO challenged put forth by the Cereal Boxers? Back of the Cereal Box...

Kenobi, Kelloggs & New Comics, YUM!!! Midweek Geek News

This is your midweek geek news update! Johnny shares news and views on Kenobi, Kelloggs & New Comics, YUM!!! Connect and contribute at www.backofthecerealbox.fun --- This episode is sponsored by · Anchor: The easiest way ...

Kenobi Ep 5 and Ms. Marvel Ep 2 and Fan Expectations

“The Prophet of Pop Culture: John B. Pyka shares his spoiler free thoughts about Obi-Wan Kenobi Episode 5 and Ms. Marvel Episode 2 and addresses the unrealistic and inappropriate expectations from fandom. --- This episode ...

Drak Pack and Return of the Saturday TV Horror Hosts with Roger Frolian!

Re-Gor is back! Roger Frolian, the host of the Then is Now Podcast returns to review the 1980 Saturday morning cartoon Drak Pack and take a deeper dive into the classic Saturday Horror Hosts. Drew Milden also returns to the ...

Spider-man & His Amazing Friends Remembered

George Beuhler joins Johnny and the gang in the virtual rec room to watch and review Spider-Man and His Amazing Friends; Seven Little Superheroes! We'll also be taste-testing Cap'n Crunch Cinnamon Bolts and showing off new lo...

Indie Comics, Cosplay and Cartoons

Continuing the "While Johnny's Away" series, Kelly Guenter of the Phoenix Sisters Cosplay and host of Cosplay Cafe and co-host of BOTCB: Back Issue Breakfast Club takes over the Rec Room to talk Indie Comics, Cartoons, and ou...

Catching up with He-Man artist and writer Robert Lamb!

Johnny caught up with Robert Lamb live at the National Corvette Museum Comic & Toy Show in Bowling Green, KY and chatted about his work as an artist and writer for He-Man, She-Ra, Blackstar and more! Brought to you by Hitchhi...