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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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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.

Jun 11, 2018

In this episode, the Fanbase Press staff welcomes guest Heath Corson (Justice League Action, Justice League: Throne of Atlantis, Bizarro) to discuss the latest geek news stories of the week, including the new discoveries of "life" on Mars, Star Wars' toxic fan culture, Vertigo's relaunch under Mark Doyle, and our weekly trailer round-up for Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse and Bumblebee.

Jun 4, 2018

In this episode, the Fanbase Press staff welcomes guest Ryan Cady (Magdalena, Warframe) to discuss the latest geek news stories of the week, including Andrew Lincoln's upcoming departure from The Walking Dead, Netflix's first comic book, Solo's take on robot rights, and Jamie Foxx's casting in the new Spawn movie.

Jun 1, 2018

A very special Fanbase Feature! At Comic Con Revolution 2018, Fanbase Press Editorials Manager Michele Brittany moderated the Fanbase Press Presents: Who Let the Animals Out…in Comics? panel (originally recorded on Sunday, March 20, 2018) during which Sebastian Kadlecik (Penguins vs. Possums), Norm Harper (Rikki), Tony Fleecs (IDW's My Little Pony), and Mike Kunkel (Hero Bear) discuss how animals allow them to explore themes and tell stories in comics.

May 29, 2018

In this Fanbase Feature, the Fanbase Press staff and contributors (and special guests Yehudi Mercado of Hero Hotel and Livio Ramondelli of IDW's Transformers) participate in a thorough discussion regarding the latest addition to the Star Wars mythology, Solo: A Star Wars Story (2018), with topics including Alden Ehrenriech's performance, Lando's pansexuality, how L3-37 changes the franchise's view of droids, and more! (Beware: SPOILERS for the Solo: A Star Wars Story film abound in this panel discussion!)

May 14, 2018

In this Fanbase Feature, Fanbase Press President Bryant Dillon chats with writer Rachel Beck regarding her work on the cyberpunk book series, The Glitch Logs. Dillon and Beck discuss her inspiration for writing the three-book series, her creative inspirations, her work with audio drama production company StoryForge Productions, and much more.

May 7, 2018

In this episode, the Fanbase Press staff welcomes guest Jonathan Callan (Justice League Action, Raw Data) to discuss the latest geek news stories of the week, including the NYT's Westworld-style solution to the "incel" problem, the creators' approach to Cobra Kai, James Cameron's new sci-fi-focused TV series, and our "trailer round-up" for Robin Hood, Ant-Man and the Wasp, and Cloak and Dagger.

Apr 30, 2018

In this Fanbase Feature, the Fanbase Press staff and contributors (and special guest Justin Peniston of Hunter Black) participate in a thorough discussion regarding the latest addition to the Marvel Cinematic Universe, Avengers: Infinity War (2018), with topics including the recurring theme of toxic fatherhood / problematic parental figures, how Malthusianism is reflected in the film (and previous comic book iterations), the possible analogies of the film to today's political climate in America, and more! (Beware: SPOILERS for the Avengers: Infinity War film abound in this panel discussion!)

Apr 30, 2018

In this episode, the Fanbase Press staff welcomes guests Jordan Hart (Doppelgänger, Alterna Comics) and Justin Harder (Claus Studios) to discuss the latest geek news stories of the week, including why the Marvel Cinematic Universe is leaving its TV behind, reactions to the new Venom trailer, LucasFilm's upcoming Star Wars Resistance animated series, and an investigation into the failure of Universal Fan Con.

Apr 23, 2018

In this episode, the Fanbase Press staff welcomes guest Robert J. Peterson (California Coldblood Books, The Odds) to discuss the latest geek news stories of the week, including why Netflix may buy its own movie theaters, Steven Spielberg's upcoming Blackhawk film adaptation from DC Comics, the discovery of a plastic-eating enzyme, and our trailer round-up with Anon, Deadpool 2, and Jurassic World: Fallen Kingdom.

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