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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 12, 2019

In this Fanbase Feature, listen in as showrunner Greg Nicotero (AMC's The Walking Dead) discusses his work on AMC's Creepshow series, his experiences working on the original film with George Romero, why the comic book element is so important to the series, and more.

Aug 12, 2019

In this Fanbase Feature, the Fanbase Press staff participate in a thorough retrospective discussion regarding The Matrix (1999) in light of the film's 20th anniversary, with topics including the film's philosophical themes, the introduction of "bullet time," the talented cast, and more! (Beware: SPOILERS for The Matrix abound in this panel discussion!)

Aug 12, 2019

In the latest episode, the Fanbase Press staff welcomes guests Peter Murrieta (Emmy-winning writer/producer - Wizards of Waverly Place, One Day at a Time, Mr. Iglesias) and Giulie Speziani (writer - Cash and Carrie, Advance Death Saves) to discuss the latest geek news stories of the week, including where DC Comics fits into AT&T's vision for WarnerMedia, Lord and Miller's new, live-action Marvel TV universe, the discovery of hidden galaxies, and whether the "Snyder Cut" of Justice League should be released.

Aug 5, 2019

In the latest episode, the Fanbase Press staff welcomes guests Jeffrey Bridges (Dreamnasium, Pendant Audio) and Geoffrey Thorne (Dreamnasium, The Librarians) to discuss the latest geek news stories of the week, including whether Zemo is one of the best MCU villains, toxic tweets attempting to discredit Marvel writers, why this year's SDCC may have quieted down, and the impact of Amazon's The Boys in examining hero worship.

Jul 29, 2019

In the latest episode, the Fanbase Press staff welcomes guests Norm Harper and Bobby Timony (The Sequels) to discuss the latest geek news stories of the week, including remembering Rutger Hauer, the "winners and losers" of SDCC 2019 according to io9, the possible ending of Star Wars: Episode IX, and what we took away from the new trailer of Star Trek: Picard.

Jul 15, 2019

In the latest episode, the Fanbase Press staff welcomes guest David Pepose (Spencer & Locke, Going to the Chapel) to discuss the latest geek news stories of the week, including io9's open letter to SDCC attendees, a retrospective of The Blair Witch Project, the controversy of Netflix's JINN, and Gizmodo's presidential climate summit.

Jul 15, 2019

In this Fanbase Feature, Fanbase Press Editor-in-Chief Barbra Dillon chats with writer Jason Inman (SCIENCE!, Jupiter Jet) regarding the release of his latest book, Super Soldiers: A Salute to the Comic Book Heroes and Villains Who Fought for Their Country, how his time serving in the military informed his view of comics and the writing of this book, and more.

Jul 12, 2019

In this Fanbase Feature, the Fanbase Press staff participate in a thorough retrospective discussion regarding director Tim Burton's Batman (1989) in light of the film's 30th anniversary, with topics including the film's gothic and horror elements, the depiction of the movie's female characters, the narcissism of Jack Nicholson's Joker, and more! (Beware: SPOILERS for Batman (1989) abound in this panel discussion!)

Jul 8, 2019

In the latest episode, the Fanbase Press staff welcomes guest Chris Thorne (sketch card artist - Marvel, Topps, Upper Deck) to discuss the latest geek news stories of the week, including The Walking Dead comic book series' shocking finale, why DC Comics' booth at SDCC will shock attendees, why some feel that Spider-Man 2 is the best superhero film ever, and Netflix's upcoming adaptation of The Sandman.

Jul 8, 2019

In this Fanbase Feature, the Fanbase Press staff participate in a thorough discussion regarding the newly released feature film, Spider-Man: Far from Home (2019), with topics including Peter's struggle with the legacy of Tony Stark, what the film's implications mean for the future of the MCU, and more! (Beware: SPOILERS for Spider-Man: Far from Home abound in this panel discussion!)

Jul 1, 2019

In the latest episode, the Fanbase Press staff welcomes guests Jeffrey and Susan Bridges (founders, Pendant Audio) to discuss the latest geek news stories of the week, including the comic book industry's reactions via Twitter to Vertigo's closure, NASA's new aerial drone being sent to Titan, when fandom is the problem, and Spider-Man's various iterations to come.

Jun 24, 2019

In the milestone episode, the Fanbase Press staff welcomes new and returning guests to The Fanbase Weekly to celebrate the 100th episode of the podcast!  Our guests and co-hosts join in #CelebratingFandoms to honor the momentous occasion.  On behalf of all of us at The Fanbase Weekly, we want to thank all of our listeners for their support over the years, as well as our incredible podcast team for their hard work, dedication, and time.  Here's to another 100 episodes and beyond!

Jun 17, 2019

In this Fanbase Feature, the Fanbase Press staff participate in a thorough discussion regarding the newly released feature film, Dark Phoenix (2019), with topics including a look back at The X-Men film franchise, the depiction of Jean Grey's villainous turn, and more! (Beware: SPOILERS for Dark Phoenix abound in this panel discussion!)

Jun 3, 2019

In the latest episode, the Fanbase Press staff welcomes guest Craig Miller (publicist, author, producer, and former Director of Fan Relations - Lucasfilm) to discuss the latest geek news stories of the week, including the US Navy's UFO problem, understanding DC's Doomsday Clock reboot, Kelly Sue DeConnick on Captain Marvel in the MCU, and our weekly trailer roundup featuring Dark Crystal: Age of Resistance, 47 Meters Down: Uncaged, Swamp Thing, and The Kitchen.

May 30, 2019

In this Fanbase Feature, the Fanbase Press staff participate in a thorough discussion regarding the series finale of HBO's Game of Thrones (2011) TV series, with topics including what surprises the finale season offered, which character arcs ended satisfactorily and which didn't, whether Jon Snow truly knows nothing, and more! (Beware: SPOILERS for Game of Thrones abound in this panel discussion!)

May 27, 2019

In this Fanbase Feature, the Fanbase Press staff participate in a thorough regarding the Marvel Comics trade paperback for The Ultimates: Vol. 1 (2002), with topics including how Mark Millar and Brian Hitch's version of the Avengers have aged, what inspirations series provided to the Marvel Cinematic Universe, and more! (Beware: SPOILERS for The Ultimates: Volume 1 abound in this panel discussion!)

May 21, 2019

In this Fanbase Feature, the Fanbase Press staff participate in a thorough discussion regarding the newly released feature film, John Wick: Chapter 3 - Parabellum (2019), with topics including choices for best fight in the movie, the effectiveness of the film's villains, the franchise's theme of grief, and more! (Beware: SPOILERS for John Wick: Chapter 3 abound in this panel discussion!)

May 20, 2019

In the latest episode, the Fanbase Press staff welcomes guest Amanda Raymond (filmmaker, From Emily) to discuss the latest geek news stories of the week, including whether there are any great TV show endings, expectations from Star Wars fans, why Endgame's creators need to stop, and Bill Nye's fiery message on climate change.

May 13, 2019

In this Fanbase Feature, the Fanbase Press staff participate in a thorough retrospective discussion regarding Star Wars: Episode One - The Phantom Menace (1999) in light of the film's 20th anniversary, with topics including the whether the film deserves its unceremonious reputation, the film's technical achievements, the cast of characters, and more! (Beware: SPOILERS for The Phantom Menace abound in this panel discussion!)

Apr 29, 2019

In the latest episode, the Fanbase Press staff welcomes guest D.J. Kirkbride (Errand Boys, The Once and Future Queen) to discuss the latest geek news stories of the week, including the negative reactions to Arya's sexual encounter on Game of Thrones, the controversy over the new Darth Vader comic book, our favorite moments from the (pre-Endgame) MCU, and the weekly trailer roundup with Gemini Man, Godzilla: King of the Monsters, Men in Black International, and Pennyworth.

Apr 29, 2019

In this Fanbase Feature, the Fanbase Press staff participate in a thorough discussion regarding the newly released feature film, Avengers: Endgame (2019), with topics including opinions on how the film wraps up the ten year journey of the Marvel Cinematic Universe, what surprised panelists most about the film, impressions of the characters and cast, and more! (Beware: SPOILERS for Avengers: Endgame abound in this panel discussion!)

Apr 25, 2019

In this Fanbase Feature, the Fanbase Press staff participate in a thorough retrospective discussion regarding Dogma (1999) in light of the film's 20th anniversary, with topics including opinions on the film's commentary on religion, the depiction of female characters, and more! (Beware: SPOILERS for Dogma abound in this panel discussion!)

Apr 23, 2019

In this Fanbase Feature, Fanbase Press Editor-in-Chief Barbra Dillon chats with actress Angel Giuffria (The Hunger Games: Mockingjay - Part 1, Goliath) and comic book creator Travis Rivas (Super-Abled Comics) regarding the current state of disability representation in entertainment, analysis of representation in films like Shazam!, their respective advocacy work in raising awareness for disability representation in media, and more.

Apr 22, 2019

In the latest episode, the Fanbase Press staff welcomes guests Henry Barajas (Director of Operations - Top Cow, Writer - La Voz de M.A.Y.O.) and Robin Nystrom (Creator - Tracy Buckles) to discuss the latest geek news stories of the week, including the latest speculation for Star Wars: Rise of Skywalker, scientists restoring brain function to pigs after death, what would really happen if Thanos snapped, and our weekly trailer roundup with The Boys, Dark Phoenix, Child's Play, and Swamp Thing.

Apr 12, 2019

In this Fanbase Feature, the Fanbase Press staff participate in a thorough discussion regarding the newly released feature film, Shazam! (2019), with topics including opinions on how the film's theme of wish fulfillment, the film's successes and failures with representation, impressions of the characters and cast, and more! (Beware: SPOILERS for Shazam! abound in this panel discussion!)

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