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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 15, 2016

In this episode, the Fanbase Press staff welcomes guest Robert J. Peterson (California Coldblood Books, Writer of The Odds and Omegaball) to discuss the top geek news stories of the week, including a former Warner Bros. employee's disgruntled letter, reports that Donald Glover may be cast as a young Lando Calrissian, the likelihood of a Ghostbusters (2016) sequel, and reactions to the new Luke Cage Netflix trailer.

Aug 12, 2016

In this Fanbase Feature, Fanbase Press Contributor Russ Pirozek chats with writer/director Jamie Marshall regarding the recent release of his action/crime thriller, Dirty Lies, which is now available on Amazon.

Aug 10, 2016

In this Fanbase Feature, the Fanbase Press staff and contributors participate in a thorough discussion regarding the recently released Star Trek Beyond, focusing on topics including the themes and values inherent to the Star Trek franchise, the character development of Beyond, whether hard science fiction is more present in this film than its Kelvin Timeline predecessors, and more!

Aug 8, 2016

In this episode, the Fanbase Press staff welcomes guest Andre Owens (Force Galaxia) to discuss the top geek news stories of the week, including Guillermo Del Toro's collection on display at LACMA, why we have not yet found alien life, the reason for the X-Men comics' decline in excitement for some readers, and the cause of Suicide Squad's disjointedness.

Aug 1, 2016

In this episode, the Fanbase Press staff welcomes guests Jon Armstrong (Magician, Board of Directors - Hollywood Fringe Festival) and Shawn DePasquale (Writer, Galaxys for Hire) to discuss the top geek news stories of the week, including the release of the DC Animated version of The Killing Joke, the merits of Alien 3, the excitement and announcements revealed at SDCC 2016, and what fans and critics should anticipate from Margot Robbie's version of Harley Quinn in Suicide Squad.

Jul 18, 2016

In this episode, the Fanbase Press staff welcomes guests Steven L. Sears (Writer/Co-Executive Producer of Xenaand Joan Ford (Writer for Nerdist and Devastator Press, Killing It: The Action Girl's Guide to Saving the World) to discuss the top geek news stories of the week, including director John McTiernan's thoughts on current action flicks, the resurgence of the comic book industry, Frank Cho's departure from Wonder Woman, and the reason why the Curiosity Rover is glitching!

Jul 12, 2016

In this joint Fanbase Feature / Geeks Care installment, Fanbase Press Editor-in-Chief Barbra Dillon chats with actor and NerdHQ co-found Zachary Levi regarding NerdHQ's partnership with Operation Smile, the largest volunteer-based medical charity that has been providing free cleft surgeries since 1982.  Nerd HQ is a FREE, four-day event held the same weekend as San Diego Comic-Con and offers exclusive gaming and tech activations, nightly events, and intimate celebrity panels benefiting Operation Smile. The event is scheduled to be held July 21-24, 2016, at The New Children’s Museum in downtown San Diego, California.  Dillon and Levi discuss the genesis of The Nerd Machine and NerdHQ, how he became aware of Operation Smile, and how fans can get involved and give back to Operation Smile to help children all across the globe.

Jul 11, 2016

In this episode, the Fanbase Press staff welcomes guests Mike and Deborah Collins (Tiki Machine, Li'l Lucy) and Joshua Hauke (Tales of the Brothers Three) to discuss the top geek news stories of the week, including the Pokemon GO craze, the latest details on NASA's Juno Mission to Jupiter, the reveal that Sulu will be a gay character in the upcoming Star Trek film (and George Takei's thoughts on the matter), and whether artists should be paid for sample pages of their work!

 

Jul 10, 2016

In the following interview, Fanbase Press Contributor Steven W. Alloway chats with Alicia Slimmer and Stef Dawson regarding their work on the film, Creedmoria, which recently premiered at Dances With Films in Los Angeles, CA. 

Jul 4, 2016

In this Fanbase Feature, the Fanbase Press staff and contributors participate in a thorough discussion regarding the recently released Independence Day: Resurgence and its predecessor, Independence Day, focusing on topics including the films' usage of the alien invasion trope, their impact on blockbuster filmmaking and the sci-fi genre, the presence (or lack) character development, and more!

Jun 27, 2016

In this episode, the Fanbase Press staff welcomes guests Karl Mueller (Rebirth) and Jordan Hart (OSSM Comics' Terminarch) to discuss the top geek news stories of the week, including what you need to know about Brexit, the latest news about Rogue One, recent set visits to the Justice League film, and the discovery of liquid water on Pluto. Plus, find out below how you can enter to win exclusive signed art prints for Jordan's Terminarch series!

Jun 20, 2016

In this Fanbase Feature, Fanbase Press Editor-in-Chief Barbra Dillon chats with Top Cow President Matt Hawkins about his 20-year career in the comic book industry, his education and interest in the field of physics, and the future of technology and the sci-fi genre.

Jun 13, 2016

In this episode, the Fanbase Press staff welcomes guest Brian Phillipson (Bliss on Tap Publishing) to discuss the top geek news stories of the week, including how R-rated films will impact upcoming superhero stories, why Batman: The Animated Series is the "best" Batman, the politics at play behind Marvel Studios and Kevin Feige, and the unsafe work practices for voice-over actors recording for video games. Plus, find out below how you can enter to win copies of Bliss on Tap's comic books, including Hardcore Akan #1 and Future Proof #1-10!

Jun 6, 2016

In this Fanbase Feature, Fanbase Press President Bryant Dillon talks with actor, writer, and film editor Camden Toy about his extensive film and television career, his work on Buffy the Vampire Slayer and Angel, and much more.

Jun 6, 2016

In this Fanbase Feature, Fanbase Press Contributor Russ Pirozek interviews comedian/actor Keedar Whittle (The Walking Dead) who is performing in his very first comedy special, Hear Me Out, on July 9th at the El Portal Theater in Hollywood, CA. Tickets are now available, and the event is sponsored by Cricket Wireless.

May 30, 2016

In this episode, the Fanbase Press staff welcomes guest Spencer Yip to discuss the top geek news stories of the week, including Captain America's big secret, the release of DC Comics' Rebirth, writers on why they kill their characters, and NASA's attempts to create an inflatable habitat for the space station.

May 27, 2016

In this Fanbase Feature, the Fanbase Press staff and contributors participate in a thorough discussion regarding the recently released Captain America: Civil War, focusing on topics like the film's impact on the Marvel Cinematic Universe and the superhero genre as a whole, the connection (or lack thereof) between the plotlines of Marvel's cinematic and TV properties, the writers' attention to character development, the representation of mental health issues in film, and more!

May 23, 2016

In this episode, the Fanbase Press staff welcomes guests Matt Truex, Ryan Albertson, and Sean Glumace to discuss the top geek news stories of the week, including Chloe Bennet's feelings towards the MCU, the cinematic shakeup for DC, Waverly Labs' new wearable language translator, and the new trailer for Ghostbusters.  Plus, find out below how you can enter to win a one-year subscription for the Adobe Creative Cloud!

May 2, 2016

In this premiere episode, the Fanbase Press staff and special guests Norm Harper (Karate Petshop Comics, RIKKI, THE NAUGHTY LIST) and Pinguino Kolb (Cuddli.com) discuss the top geek news stories of the week, including how geekiness may scientifically lead to happiness, the return of Watership Down, Fox's refusal to return to SDCC's Hall H, and the Cassini Mission's findings on Titan.

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