Continue Reading News Roundup February 2019

News Roundup February 2019

This is the News Roundup for February 2018.  Three fandom news stories and a contest.  Do you want to win the contest?  Well listen to the rules at the end.   Rotten Tomatoes has changed its Ranking system https://io9.gizmodo.com/rotten-tomatoes-is-changing-its-audience-rating-system-1832896451 Stranger things D&D Campaign https://www.polygon.com/2019/2/14/18224819/stranger-things-dungeons-dragons-starter-set-release-date-price Aquaman 2 release date https://www.denofgeek.com/us/movies/aquaman/278306/aquaman-2-news Contest Fandom GOAT (Greatest of All Time) Every Day there will be a poll in the Facebook group (https://Fandompodcast.com/group) You submit your winner and everyone who is correct will get a chance…

Continue Reading The Snappening Broke the Internet – Ep 190

The Snappening Broke the Internet – Ep 190

Are you a time traveler?  If you answered no then we have a surprise for you!  We need you to write us a Review of Next Week’s episode… today! You can comment on this post, send us a message, an email, or leave a REAL Facebook / Apple Podcasts review and we will read them and try to incorporate as much as possible into next week’s episode.  With that out of the way, Here is This weeks episode! News Sponsored…

Continue Reading Jeff Explains the Joke

Jeff Explains the Joke

Episode 152: This is the News Roundup for the Last week of January 2018.  We have Big name stars in a commercial, Rick Grimes is narrating a Harry Potter Book, Marvel’s marketing is on point, DC’s marketing gets blasted, and is Disney abusing it’s market position? Guess you’ll have to listen to find out (or click on any of the links in the notes) News Retraction: Dundee is a superbowl thing – http://screencrush.com/truth-behind-mcbride-dundee-movie/ Wonder Woman 2 Now with Sexual Harassment…

Continue Reading That’s Fake News… isn’t it?

That’s Fake News… isn’t it?

Episode 145: This week there is lots of news, but most of it kept us wondering, “Wait… that’s real?” From Detective Pikachu to Quentin Tarantino directing the next Star Trek movie and Patrick Stewart saying that he’d come back for that we feel like we may have jumped into a mirror universe. From the Feedback Jared Elder Pic From William You guys asked for some nonwhite male characters to add to your list. I’m very disappointed you guys didn’t think…

Continue Reading SLCC 2016 Panels – Education Week for Geeks

SLCC 2016 Panels – Education Week for Geeks

Panels that we are most excited for at Salt Lake Comic Con 2016 Self Fulfilling Prophecies are Dystopian stories Dangerous? What does it really take to be a professional Artist? Paul Draper Mysteries of the Mind Star Trek at 50: Star Fleet Academy Monster Hunter International on Writing Action Twisted Toonz: Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban Match Game: SLCC Edition Pro Wrestling 101 So You Want to Table Top Game Behind the Glasses, Why Super Heroes Need Secret Identity…

Continue Reading Star Trek – Pitching the Final Frontier

Star Trek – Pitching the Final Frontier

Star Trek New Show Pitches There has been some Star Trek Discovery news this week and some signs are beginning to concern us about the future of the Star Trek TV universe.  In order to combat that we fill the last half of this episode with Fan Fiction Fodder and pitch our own ideas for new Star Trek series, and sometimes its hard to come up with a new idea without riffing off of an old one.  Some of the…

Continue Reading Breaking Down SDCC 16

Breaking Down SDCC 16

SDCC Breakdown The gang is back together to talk about the news from SDCC that we found interesting from Star Trek to Voltron, and a few tidbits from Marvel and DC.  Guess what though… Nik and  Jeff watched trailers while Branden advocated not watching trailers, welcome to the twilight zone. Star Trek Discovery –http://www.wired.co.uk/article/star-trek-discovery-new-ship-tv-series-name Justice League Trailer Will Aquaman be another Horror film from James Wan? Wonder Woman Captain Marvel Brie Larsen – http://www.ew.com/article/2016/07/23/brie-larson-captain-marvel Ghost Rider Hulk Gladiator Armor or is…

Continue Reading Let’s Go Pokemon-Ing

Let’s Go Pokemon-Ing

Let’s go Pokemon-ing This week you’ve probably noticed that Pokemon Go was released and has caused quite the uproar in the geek community.  Some people love and some people don’t and some of those people are on the episode today.  Pokemon Go is an Augmented Reality (AR) Game which allows you to physically traverse real locations using Google’s Mapping Data to capture and battle Pokemon.  The game is still in its infancy feature wise but we share some tips and…

Continue Reading JK Rowling Kills the Bad Guy House

JK Rowling Kills the Bad Guy House

Ilvermorny History Getting ready for the “Fantastic Beasts and Where to find them” movie, JK Rowling has put out a whole ton of information on Pottermore about Ilvermorny which is the North American Wizarding school in Massachusetts. Here is a link to the short story about how that school was founded. And If you plan on reading that I highly recommend that you do that before listening to the show, we will be talking a lot about that story and the…

Continue Reading The Ever Expanding Potterverse – Episode 59

The Ever Expanding Potterverse – Episode 59

JK Rowling can’t seem to help herself and over the years she has revealed more and more about the ever expanding potterverse. We discuss some of the bombshells that she has dropped, talk about some what if’s and at what point can you disregard what an author says about the work that they’ve done? At this point we are unlikely to get new information from the Harry Potter Universe until after Cursed Child and Fantastic Beasts come out, because that…