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Fanbase Press' flagship podcast discussing the top geek news stories of the week! Part of the Fanbase Press Podcast Network.
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Aug 14, 2017

In this episode, the Fanbase Press staff welcomes guest Peter Harmon (The Happenstances at the Yellow County Community College a Couple of Semesters Later) to discuss the latest geek news stories of the week, including Princess Leia's Ph.D., Netflix's purchase of Millarworld's comic book properties, whether the Star Wars prequels are better or worse than The Hobbit films, and how some men use science to explain why they are "better than" women.

Aug 10, 2017

In this Fanbase Feature, Fanbase Press Editor-in-Chief Barbra Dillon talks with award-winning writer Fred Van Lente (Archer & Armstrong, Marvel Zombies, Action Philosophers) on the debut of his new novel, Ten Dead Comedians, from Quirk Books. Dillon and Van Lente discuss how his writing career began, transitioning to various storytelling mediums as a writer, his approach to combining satire and murder mystery for Ten Dead Comedians, and much more.

Aug 8, 2017

In this episode, the Fanbase Press staff welcomes guest Jonathan Latt (writer, The Geek) to discuss the latest geek news stories of the week, including whether FOX will reboot the Alien franchise, which Star Trek is the best Star Trek, NASA's job post for a Planetary Protection Officer, and the upcoming TV sequel of The Karate Kid.

Jul 31, 2017


In this episode, the Fanbase Press staff welcomes guest Ryan Little (Prometheus #1) to discuss the latest geek news stories of the week, including the winners and losers of SDCC 2017, whether the direct sales market of the comic book industry is doomed, what will become of the Flashpoint movie, and what you need to know about Marvel's LEGACY project.

Jul 27, 2017

A very special Fanbase Feature! At San Diego Comic-Con 2017, Fanbase Press Editor-in-Chief Barbra Dillon moderated the Fanbase Press Presents: Introducing Quince panel (original recorded on Saturday, July 22, 2017) during which Quince creators Kit Steinkellner (Writer, Z: The Beginning of Everything), Emma Steinkellner (Artist, Ayzenberg), and Sebastian Kadlecik (Creator, Penguins vs. Possums) discussed their bilingual comic book series, the importance of inclusivity and representation in the comic book medium, and more.

Jul 17, 2017

In this episode, the Fanbase Press staff welcomes guests James Cotten (writer/director) and Laurel Harris (actress) of the film, Painted Woman, to discuss the latest geek news stories of the week, including Frank Darabont's not-so-kind words for AMC over The Walking Dead, the extinction event in Earth's future, the teleportation of a photon to space, and the political parallels of Black Panther.

Jul 14, 2017

In this Fanbase Feature, the Fanbase Press staff and contributors participate in a thorough discussion regarding Spider-Man: Homecoming (2017), with topics including the hope and values inherent within the film, the three-dimensional villain, the inclusion and representation within the cast, and more! (Beware: SPOILERS for Spider-Man: Homecoming abound in this panel discussion!)

Jul 10, 2017

In this episode, the Fanbase Press staff welcomes guests Hannibal Tabu (Irrational Numbers, Comic Book Resources) and Justin Emmord (Love and a .38) to discuss the latest geek news stories of the week, including Mile High Comics' decision to not return to SDCC, Spider-Man: Homecoming's role within the MCU, the impressive costume design of Wonder Woman, and whether cinematic universes need more jumping-on points for new viewers.

Jun 26, 2017

In this episode, the Fanbase Press staff welcomes guest Brian McGackin (writer/poet - Broetry: Poetry for Dudes, Death in the Rick) to discuss the latest geek news stories of the week, including the latest details on the Han Solo movie, the recently announced characters that will be joining the Spider-Man cinematic universe, what the new Bookscan report tells us about the state of the comic book industry, and HBO's plans for a Watchmen adaptation.

Jun 21, 2017

In this Fanbase Feature, Fanbase Press Contributor J.C. Ciesielski talks with Evan Carr and Larry Leon about Bad Actors, the party game for terrible impersonations and bad acting. Carr and Leon discuss their inspiration for the game, the games that they play when they are not busy creating, their Kickstarter campaign, and more!

Jun 15, 2017

In this Fanbase Feature, the Fanbase Press staff and contributors participate in a thorough discussion regarding The Mummy (2017), with topics including the performances of the cast, the story and writing of the film, the future of the Dark Universe for Universal, and more! (Beware: SPOILERS for The Mummy abound in this panel discussion!)

 

Jun 13, 2017

In this episode, the Fanbase Press staff welcomes guests Justin Harder (Artist, Claus StudiosDeadpool, Thor: The Dark World / Middle School Earth) and Jordan Hart (Writer, Terminarch and Middle School Earth) to discuss the latest geek news stories of the week, including the discovery of dinosaur mummies, Warner Bros.' lack of preparation for Wonder Woman's success, why Sith lightsabers are red, and the new rumors for Star Trek.

Jun 8, 2017

In this Fanbase Feature, the Fanbase Press staff and contributors participate in a thorough discussion regarding Wonder Woman (2017), with topics including the performances of the cast, the themes present in the film, the depiction of World War I and its impact on the storytelling, and more! (Beware: SPOILERS for Wonder Woman abound in this panel discussion!)

Jun 5, 2017

In this episode, the Fanbase Press staff welcomes guests Aaron Schwartz and Courtney Duncan of Central Curios Handcrafted Artisan Wands to discuss the latest geek news stories of the week, including the upcoming Voldemort fan film, the giant rift in the Larsen C Antarctic ice shelf, the path towards rights and fair treatment of robots, and the World War I setting of Wonder Woman.

May 24, 2017

In this Fanbase Feature, the Fanbase Press staff and contributors participate in a thorough discussion regarding Alien: Covenant, with topics including how the film compared to its predecessors, the theme of toxic fatherhood, the shift in focus away from complex female leads, and more! (Beware: SPOILERS for Alien: Covenant abound in this panel discussion!)

May 22, 2017

In this episode, the Fanbase Press staff welcomes guests Turner Lange (The Adventures of Wally Fresh) and Daniel Corey (Danger Katt, Bloodworth, Moriarty: End Game VR Experience) to discuss the latest geek news stories of the week, including the "end" of the MP3, our thoughts on the Star Trek: Discovery trailer, whether Alien needed more than one sequel, and the buzz around the Wonder Woman feature film.

May 11, 2017

In this Fanbase Feature, the Fanbase Press staff and contributors participate in a thorough discussion regarding Guardians of the Galaxy: Volume 2, with topics including how the film compared to its predecessors, the impact of its soundtrack and the meaning behind the songs, the lack of strong mother figures within the film (and the MCU as a whole), and more! (Beware: SPOILERS for Guardians of the Galaxy: Volume 2 abound in this panel discussion!)

May 8, 2017

In this episode, the Fanbase Press staff welcomes guest Shequeta Smith (writer, Rayven Choi) to discuss the latest geek news stories of the week, including the lack of journalism in the Star Wars universe, the recently released trailers for The Defenders and The Dark Tower, J.K. Rowling's latest apology for a Harry Potter character death, and the continuing backlash over Marvel's Secret Empire.

May 1, 2017

In this Fanbase Feature, Fanbase Press Editor-in-Chief Barbra Dillon talks with Ross Rockafellow of the Dice for Brains podcast, which creates actual play podcasts and online content with the assistance of tabletop RPGs. Dillon and Rockafellow discuss how he became fascinated by tabletop and other gaming systems, the genesis of Dice for Brains, the format of each episode, how those new to tabletop gaming can join the community, and much more.

Apr 24, 2017

In this Fanbase Feature, Fanbase Press Editor-in-Chief Barbra Dillon talks with television writer Steven L. Sears (Xena: Warrior Princess, Riptide, The A-Team) about his incredible career of writing for television's most loved series.  Dillon and Sears discuss how he got his start in the industry, his creative approach to each new project, what he hopes to see more of in the TV landscape, and much more.

Apr 17, 2017

In this episode, the Fanbase Press staff welcomes guests Nick Doan (writer) and Gwen Dreyer (Editor) of the all-ages graphic novel series, Monster Elementary, to discuss the latest geek news stories of the week, including a breakdown of the trailers for Star Wars: Episode VIII - The Last Jedi and Thor: Ragnarok, the controversy surrounding Marvel's X-Men Gold artist, and the sad truth about the Great Barrier Reef.

Apr 10, 2017

In this episode, the Fanbase Press staff welcomes guests Kevin Wetmore (Fanbase Press Guest Contributor/actor/director/professor of Theatre Arts/author) and Tyler Tackett (actor - Dragon Ball Z: Light of Hope) to discuss the latest geek news stories of the week, including whether Joss Whedon will be directing the Batgirl feature film, Marvel's views on diversity, saying goodbye to ComicsAlliance, and exciting news for the Mars Base Camp.

Apr 3, 2017

In this Fanbase Feature, Fanbase Press Editor-in-Chief Barbra Dillon talks with comic book writer David Pepose about his new comic book series, Spencer & Locke, which will be released through Action Lab: Danger Zone in April 2017.  Dillon and Pepose discuss the inspiration for the comic book series, his approach to addressing the stigma of mental health, his creative process in working with artist Jorge Santiago, Jr., and much more.

Mar 27, 2017

In this episode, the Fanbase Press staff welcomes guests Wil Panganiban (Cartoonist, Frank & Steinwayand Janet Joyce Holden (The Origins of Blood series) to discuss the latest geek news stories of the week, including the details of the new Han Solo feature film, whether Sony will tie in the Venom film with the MCU, the similarities between Life and Alien, and remembering Bernie Wrightson.

Mar 20, 2017
In this Fanbase Feature, Fanbase Press President Bryant Dillon talks with comic book artist/creator David Crosland about his personal geeky interests, his training and path into the comic industry, his work on titles like Invader Zim, IDW's Scarface: Scarred for Life, and much more.
 
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