Blank Check with Griffin and David (@blankcheckpod on Twitter) is a film podcast where #TheTwoFriends, Griffin Newman and David Sims, examine the filmographies of famous directors and determine the moment when they got a "Blank Check". This is a wiki for information on the hosts, producers, Benducers, inside jokes, director discussions and featured guests.
- The show has been featured in articles at the AV Club, Buzzfeed, TIME Magazine, and many other publications. See About The Show for more.
- Blank Check Merch is available! Check out the latest designs. Their shop is at www.teepublic.com/stores/blank-check. They also have a new shop at https://shopblankcheckpod.myshopify.com/ with a hat, a limited-edition 5th Anniversary t-shirt, and comedy points coinage.
- Patreon: the supplemental series Blank Check: Special Features is up and running. Subscriber patrons have access to a new podcast feed with extra episodes every 10 days, including commentary tracks and discussion of long-requested franchise films. Plus, whenever they hit a new total goal they do weird stuff like record episodes live on tape at basketball games and amusement parks. The signup page is at www.patreon.com/blankcheck.
- Odds and Ends pages: the Card System, slate of Blank Check Pictures, types of Comedy Points, March Madness concept, Podcast Records, Five-Timers Club
March Madness 2021 and Special Features March Madness 2021 have crowned this year's champions! Check the pages to see how John Carpenter and The Twilight Saga, respectively, charted their paths to victory during an entire month of battles royale.
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|Star Wars||Beginning date|
|The Phantom Podcast||Star Wars Ep. I: The Phantom Menace||March 2015|
|Attack Of The Podcast||Star Wars Ep. II: Attack Of The Clones||June 2015|
|Revenge Of The Podcast||Star Wars Ep. III: Revenge Of The Sith||September 2015|
|All Other Star Wars||The OT, Holiday Special, sequels, etc.||December 2015|
|Directors' filmographies||Beginning date|
|Pod Night Shyamacast||M. Night Shyamalan||January 2016|
|The Podchowski Casters||the Wachowski siblings||April 2016|
|We Pod A Cast||Cameron Crowe||June 2016|
|Podinator: Judgment Cast||James Cameron||September 2016|
|Pod Me If You Cast||Steven Spielberg: post-Oscar||January 2017|
|The Pod Knight Casts||Christopher Nolan||June 2017|
|Pod-19: The Widowcaster||Kathryn Bigelow||September 2017|
|Podship Casters||Paul Verhoeven: the Hollywood years||January 2018|
|Podcast News||James L. Brooks||March 2018|
|The Podcastibles||Brad Bird||May 2018|
|Podback Mountcast||Ang Lee||July 2018|
|Something's Podda Cast||Nancy Meyers||October 2018|
|Podward Scissorcast||Tim Burton||December 2018|
|Cast of the Podhicans||Michael Mann||May 2019|
|Howl's Moving Podcastle||Hayao Miyazaki||August 2019|
|Stop Making Podcasts||Jonathan Demme||November 2019|
|Mad Pod: Fury Cast||George Miller||March 2020|
|You've Got Podcast||Nora Ephron||June 2020|
|Pod & Basketcast||Gina Prince-Bythewood||August 2020|
|Podcast Away||Robert Zemeckis||September 2020|
|The Poddle Mercast||Musker & Clements||February 2021|
|The Podbreak Cast||Elaine May||April 2021|
|Podz n the Cast||John Singleton||May 2021|
|They Podcast||John Carpenter||August 2021|
|Other / Palate Cleansers||Beginning date|
|The PodDCEU Cast||DC Extended Universe films||7 episodes|
|Ben's Choice/Guest's Choice||selections by Producer Ben & guests||12 episodes|
|Standalones/Miscellaneous||one-offs, mailbags, 'Blankie' awards, & more||19 episodes|
- Griffin Newman, Co-host
- David Sims, Co-host
- Ben Hosley, Pro-doer
- Layne Montgomery, Theme Songs
- Joe Bowen and Pat Reynolds, Artwork
- Marie Bardi, Social Media
- Rachel Jacobs, Producer
- AJ McKeon, Editor
- Alex Barron, Editor
- Angela Ferraguto, Co-Producer & Social Media — Emerita
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