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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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Oct 15, 2018

In this Fanbase Feature, the Fanbase Press staff participate in a thorough retrospective discussion regarding Blade (1998) in light of the film's 20th anniversary, with topics including the lasting influence of the film, the movie's chops as an action and/or vampire flick, who should portray "Blade" in the MCU, and more! (Beware: SPOILERS for Blade abound in this panel discussion!)

Oct 15, 2018

In this episode, the Fanbase Press staff welcomes guest Allen Carter (Carter Comics) to discuss the latest geek news stories of the week, including Venom's fluid sexuality, the winners and losers of NYCC 2018, IDW's new Star Trek crossover comic featuring Q, and our weekly trailer roundup, featuring Aladdin, Pet Sematary, and Glass.

Oct 8, 2018

In this Fanbase Feature, the Fanbase Press staff participate in a thorough discussion regarding the newly released feature film, Venom (2018), with topics including the bad critical buzz surrounding the film, if it's possible to do a Venom film without Spider-Man, what lies ahead for the Venom franchise, and more! (Beware: SPOILERS for Venom abound in this panel discussion!)

Oct 8, 2018

In this episode, the Fanbase Press staff welcomes guests Amanda Donahue (artist, The Margins), Vito Lapiccola (co-host, So Fast So Furious Podcast), and Zack Beseda (co-host, So Fast So Furious Podcast) to discuss the latest geek news stories of the week, including whether adding a CGI shark to Jaws is a good idea, the impact of Russian bots on The Last Jedi, the reveal of The Mandalorian, and our weekly trailer round-up for Harley Quinn, Origin, Titans, Into the Spider-Verse, Daredevil: Season 3, and more!

Oct 2, 2018

A very special Fanbase Feature! At San Diego Comic-Con 2018, Fanbase Press Editor-in-Chief Barbra Dillon moderated the Fanbase Press Presents: Latinx Comics Creators and Readers panel (originally recorded on Saturday, July 21, 2018) during which Sebastian Kadlecik (Quince) and Comadres y Comics hosts Kristen Parraz, Sara Bazan, and Jennifer Lopez discussed the importance of inclusivity and representation in the comic book medium.

Oct 1, 2018

In this episode, the Fanbase Press staff welcomes guest Tyler McPhail (co-founder of The Grand Geek Gathering) to discuss the latest geek news stories of the week, including the passing of Star Wars' Gary Kurtz, the new fan theory about Loki in Avengers: Infinity War, the controversy surrounding the reveal of Nagini in Fantastic Beasts, and our weekly trailer round-up with Star Wars Resistance, Dark Phoenix, Daredevil: Season 3, and Bumblebee.

Sep 28, 2018

In this Fanbase Feature, Fanbase Press Editor-in-Chief Barbra Dillon talks with Kristine Chester and Ben Yendall of the Heroes of the Hydian Way podcast, which creates actual play episodes and online content highlighting the Star Wars RPG system from Fantasy Flight Games. Dillon, Chester, and Yendall discuss how they became fans of role-playing (and other mediums of) games, the genesis of Heroes of the Hydian Way, the format of each episode, how those new to tabletop gaming can join the community, and much more.

Sep 24, 2018

In this Fanbase Feature, the Fanbase Press staff and special guests Rick Overton (actor/writer/comedian, Willow, I'm Dying Up Here) and Vito Lapiccola (So Fast So Furious podcast, Comics on Comics podcast) participate in a thorough retrospective discussion regarding Willow (1988) in light of the film's 30th anniversary, with topics including the impact of the film's themes and representation, Overton's experiences in filming against a blue screen with co-star Kevin Pollak, the VFX advancements made by ILM, and more! (Beware: SPOILERS for Willow abound in this panel discussion!)

Sep 24, 2018

In this episode, the Fanbase Press staff welcomes guests Jason Inman and Ashley Victoria Robinson (creators of the graphic novel, Science!, now on Kickstarter) to discuss the latest geek news stories of the week, including the recently released Captain Marvel trailer, the controversy about Batman: Damned, whether one Star Wars movie per year is too much, and our reactions to the Mary Poppins Returns trailer.

Sep 17, 2018

In this episode, the Fanbase Press staff welcomes guest Susan Lee (Life on Its Side Studios: Wraith of Love, Shadow of the Knight, Women on the Dark Side) to discuss the latest geek news stories of the week, including the celebration of The X-Files' 25th anniversary, whether Henry Cavill is out of the DCEU, Hulu's First space exploration show, and Chris Pine on nudity and violence in film.

Sep 17, 2018

In this Fanbase Feature, the Fanbase Press staff participate in a thorough discussion regarding the newly released film by director Shane Black, The Predator (2018), with topics including the extensive reshoots to the film, how the film changes Predator mythology, the controversy regarding Black's casting of a convicted child predator in the film (who was ultimately cut from the theatrical release), and more! (Beware: SPOILERS for The Predator abound in this panel discussion!)

Sep 3, 2018

In this episode, the Fanbase Press staff welcomes guests Rachel Beck and Karyn Keene (StoryForge Productions) to discuss the latest geek news stories of the week, including Alec Baldwin's exit from the upcoming Joker feature film, Chris Pine's exit from Star Trek 4, why NASA should head to Mercury, and Hollywood's problematic use of disability as a plot device.

Aug 27, 2018

In this episode, the Fanbase Press staff welcomes guest Heidi Cox (creator, Executive Producer, actor - Stalking LeVar) to discuss the latest geek news stories of the week, including director Tony Kaye's plans to cast a robot in his next film, Marc Bernardin's casting thoughts on Batman and James Bond, how the #MeToo movement has been impacted by Asia Argento, and our weekly Trailer Roundup with Beyond the Sky, Outlaw King, The Bray Road Beast, and the latest Spider-Man game.

Aug 20, 2018

In this episode, the Fanbase Press staff welcomes guest Todd Berger (screenwriter, The Happytime Murders) to discuss the latest geek news stories of the week, including DC's confirmation that Batman is an atheist, the eating habits of the Predator, the toxicity of social media, and whether Thanos is a "complex" character.

Aug 13, 2018

In this Fanbase Feature, the Fanbase Press staff (and special guest Justin Peniston of Hunter Black) participate in a thorough discussion regarding the newly released shark adventure film, The Meg (2018), with topics including the inclusivity of the cast, the uneven tone of the film, how the plot may have been improved, and more! (Beware: SPOILERS for The Meg abound in this panel discussion!)

Aug 13, 2018

In this episode, the Fanbase Press staff welcomes guest Candice Colbert (artist, Terminator: Salvation VR Experience / co-host - X-Aspirations podcast) to discuss the latest geek news stories of the week, including the lack of representation for individuals with disabilities in sci-fi (and Hollywood), the Oscars' new category, why Supergirl should be the center of the DC universe, and why Star Wars doesn't work in China.

Aug 6, 2018

In this episode, the Fanbase Press staff welcomes guest Mairghread Scott (writer, Marvel Rising, Batgirl, The City on the Other Side) to discuss the latest geek news stories of the week, including why we need to keep looking for signs of intelligent life in space, secrets revealed in the Avengers: Infinity War bonus features, 9 ways to help the lack of diversity in Hollywood, and the escalation of Tom Cruise's dangerous movie stunts.

Jul 30, 2018

In this episode, the Fanbase Press staff welcomes guest Tony Caballero (writer, Magic Beyond Words: The J.K. Rowling Story, The Katniss Chronicles) to discuss the latest geek news stories of the week, including the biggest winners and losers of SDCC, the new discovery of water on Mars, the impact of James Gunn's firing by Disney, and more info on the Buffy reboot.

Jul 16, 2018

In this episode, the Fanbase Press staff welcomes guest Madeleine Holly-Rosing (Creator/writer, Boston Metaphysical Society, Kickstarter for the Independent Creator) to discuss the latest geek news stories of the week, including NASA's discovery (and possible destruction) of organics on Mars, Dark Horse's upcoming Alien 3 comic book series, the reality of Star Wars fatigue, and James Mangold's thoughts on fandom backlash.

Jul 9, 2018

In this Fanbase Feature, the Fanbase Press staff (and special guest Justin Peniston of Hunter Black) participate in a thorough discussion regarding the latest addition to the Marvel Cinematic Universe, Ant-Man and the Wasp (2018), with topics including the overall themes of redemption and family, the inclusion of complex female characters in the MCU, and more! (Beware: SPOILERS for Ant-Man and the Wasp abound in this panel discussion!)

Jul 9, 2018

In this episode, the Fanbase Press staff welcomes guests Jake Thomas and Lex Quarterman (Shedding feature film) to discuss the latest geek news stories of the week, including Disney's autonomous robot stunt doubles, DC's planned leak of the Batman/Catwoman wedding, the decline of UFO sightings, and a possible link between Kylo Ren and Rey's fighting style.

Jul 2, 2018

In this episode, the Fanbase Press staff welcomes guests Kevin Burke and Chris "Doc" Wyatt (producers/writers, Stretch Armstrong and the Flex Fighters, Marvel's Spider-Man) to discuss the latest geek news stories of the week, including the passing of sci-fi writer Harlan Ellison, DC's upcoming streaming service, why GameStop will soon be selling comics, and our weekly trailer round-up for The Predator and Wellington Paranormal.

Jun 25, 2018

In this episode, the Fanbase Press staff welcomes guests Jonathan Latt (The Geek) and Kingslee Purcell (The Rolex) to discuss the latest geek news stories of the week, including Lucasfilm's plans for cinematic development, DC Comics reminding readers that Superman is a refugee, the future of Star Trek, and the World Health Organization's announcement on "gaming disorder."

Jun 25, 2018

In this Fanbase Feature, the Fanbase Press staff (and special guest Ani Pandi) participate in a thorough discussion regarding the latest addition to the Jurassic Park franchise, Jurassic World: Fallen Kingdom (2018), with topics including the overall themes of corporatization and the morality of creating/destroying life, what brings audiences back to the Jurassic Park franchise with each new film, the flaws inherent in the franchise's films, and more! (Beware: SPOILERS for Jurassic World: Fallen Kingdom abound in this panel discussion!)

Jun 18, 2018

A very special Fanbase Feature! At Comic Con Revolution 2018, Fanbase Press Editorials Manager Michele Brittany moderated the Fanbase Press Presents: Play it Again with Retro Modernism panel (originally recorded on Saturday, May 19th, 2018) during which Nicholas Diak (McFarland's The New Peplum), Livio Ramondelli (IDW's Transformers), and Tony Fleecs (IDW's My Little Pony) discuss how they have been influenced by retro modernism through their writing and art.

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