Continue Reading What Is Fandom? Episode 38

What Is Fandom? Episode 38

Fandom is a word that is used by many in many situations, but what exactly is it? How has it helped your life and how can it bring joy into so many people’s lives? This week we jump into the subject of fandom and talk about some real life super heroes and heroic acts that people have been able to perform. Sponsor: www.FandomPodcast.com/Audible Links Galore! http://venturebeat.com/2015/11/13/bethesda-says-it-shipped-750m-and-12m-copies-for-fallout-4s-launch/ http://www.xbox.com/en-US/xbox-one/backward-compatibility http://www.livescience.com/23303-men-self-esteem-body-image-batman-superheroes.html http://thechive.com/2015/03/16/17-superhero-actors-who-are-even-more-amazing-in-real-life-17-hq-photos/ http://abcnews.go.com/Health/superheroes-save-pediatric-patients-joker/story?id=30731149 http://www.people.com/article/chris-evans-chris-pratt-visit-seattle-childrens-hospital https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=WUwiu0YU3WM http://www.samsimonfoundation.com/about.html http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2014/07/30/chris-pratt-guardians-of-galaxy-costume_n_5634642.html http://www.justjared.com/2015/02/11/stephen-amell-proves-hes-basically-a-real-life-superhero/ https://www.looktothestars.org/celebrity/robert-downey-jr http://www.usmagazine.com/celebrity-news/news/robert-downey-jr-becomes-tigger-to-cheer-up-boy-with-cystic-fibrosis-20152610 http://www.thedailybeast.com/articles/2014/09/22/emma-watson-s-u-n-speech-10-points-to-gryffindor.html http://www.axs.com/icp-celebrates-juggalo-day-with-can-drive-show-at-the-masonic-temple-42202

Continue Reading 35 – The World’s Largest Cult – Back to the Future

35 – The World’s Largest Cult – Back to the Future

In 1985 Director Robert Zemeckis gave us a glimpse into our future in the classic movie Back to the Future II. We talk about our overall thoughts on the movie and some of the predictions that they made. What things did they get right and what things did they miss the mark on? The answers may actually surprise you, we found some little known innovations that go right along with Back to the Future. LAST WEEK FOR FUNCOMFORTABLE TICKET GIVEAWAYS…

Continue Reading Ep30 – 12 Panels not to miss at SLCC 15

Ep30 – 12 Panels not to miss at SLCC 15

Branden keeps talking about how Salt Lake Comic Con is three conventions in one and so in this episode we talk about one of those conventions, the Panels. We go through the panel and each pick four panels that we are excited for. We tell you what Salt Lake Comic Con says they are, what we think they will be, and why we are looking forward to them. Then we answer a quick question from a friend about what kind…

Continue Reading Episode 29 – How to Survive SLCC

Episode 29 – How to Survive SLCC

This episode we talk about how to survive Salt Lake Comic Con, but the principles that we talk about will be able to be applied to pretty much any convention. There are two types of people that listen to this podcast. The kind that is excited about Salt Lake Comic Con, and the kind that aren’t. We have good news for you though whichever kind you are, Salt Lake Comic Con is happening September 24-26 and so its just right…

Continue Reading Episode 27 – How Firefly Was Saved By Fox

Episode 27 – How Firefly Was Saved By Fox

Yes. Yes, this is a fertile land, and we will thrive. We will rule over all this land, and we will call it… “This Land.” I think we should call it “your grave!” Ah, curse your sudden but inevitable betrayal! Many think that Fox betrayed Joss Whedon and Firefly, but in a way they actually created a cult following for the show.  On This week’s episode we talk about Firefly’s Martyrdom and how it created the passionate Brown Coats, and…

Continue Reading Episode 26 – The Sweet Tones of Felicia Day

Episode 26 – The Sweet Tones of Felicia Day

Extra, Extra! Read all about it! Wait I mean listen! We put off our main topic for this week and do some extended headlines. We talk a lot about Salt Lake Comic Con’s announcements this week. Neon Trees are coming to the the Convention, Cosplay contest prejuding is less than a month away, heck the convention is now less than a month away. Buy your wristbands by Monday August 24 in order to have your credentials mailed to you, and…

Continue Reading Episode 24 – Building a Zombie Bug Out Bag

Episode 24 – Building a Zombie Bug Out Bag

In the Event of a Zombie Apocalypse people will be doing a lot of things and preparing themselves in multiple ways, but we want to make sure that you are ready. We build a Zombie Bug Out Bag with some unusual items Sponsor: http://Fandompodcast.com/Audible We then transition into Horror on TV and in the theaters. Right now there are a lot more horror stories than ever before. We discuss why that might be, the differences between the different Horror Sub…

Continue Reading Episode 23 – How to Win War and Influence People

Episode 23 – How to Win War and Influence People

What happens when you take a bunch of prepubescent boys into outer space and train them in military tactics and Zero Gravity fighting? You get Ender’s Game. This week’s episode we talk about various aspects of this book such as how does the character’s age effect the book and is Peter really that bad? The unthinkable happens and Branden actually makes a Sports reference. In the News we talk about how the Salt Lake Comic Con keeps announcing big things…

Continue Reading Episode 22 – Spoiler Alert!

Episode 22 – Spoiler Alert!

Have you ever been scrolling down your Facebook News Feed and been hit square in the Face with a spoiler? How did you feel about it? Did it make you angry, or did you just keep going? We decide to cover spoiler etiquette and when can you just stop staying “Spoiler Alert!” Spoiler warning we don’t like spoiler warnings!

Continue Reading Episode 21 – I’m Not a Guy in Hockey Pads

Episode 21 – I’m Not a Guy in Hockey Pads

News: Good News Everyone! Salt Lake Comic Con has announced a big guest and we are excited about that, and Nate finds a twitter conversation where a celebrity announces her appearance before Salt Lake Comic Con does. Are you a Horror Fan? Maybe a fan of Reboots? Stephen King’s It gets a new director attached to it and DC really needs to learn from Marvel how to handle a leak. Sponsor: We will be having our Ender’s Game Book club…