Continue Reading Justice League Edition

Justice League Edition

Meanwhile in the Halls of Justice… Justice League came out to mixed reviews this week, fittingly on the anniversary of the release of the Death of Superman comic.  We talk about what the mixed reviews and box office results mean for the future of the DCEU, some of our favorite character moments, and the apparent difference between men and women while directing Wonder Woman. Question of the Week Our question for you this week is what do you want for…

Continue Reading Episode 101 – Wait to Hate…

Episode 101 – Wait to Hate…

Geek News! Batman has lost it’s director… okay maybe not “Lost” but he has stepped down.  The DCEU Flash has lost it’s director and is getting a page one rewrite.  Things are not boding well for the DCEU.  We talk about what this might mean, and does the tone of Ben Affleck’s statement seem a little PR’ish, maybe even written by the studio?  Did he really want to step down, was he forced down, or is he running away as…

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Continue Reading The Return of the DCW – Episode 85

The Return of the DCW – Episode 85

This week we are going to talk about the return of the DCW and what Flashpoint and the multiverse may mean for the shows. Random Fandom – Mike Bennett contacted me after our episode about remakes to talk about the 1984 SciFi Classic the Last Starfighter. Just in case you haven’t seen this movie it is about a kid that is recruited to be a star fighter pilot based off of some sweet video game skills and could be improved by updating…

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 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 All Signs Point to the Robot Uprising

All Signs Point to the Robot Uprising

Artificial Intelligence or Robot Uprising? This week we have had a lot of news come out of the European Union but don’t worry we’re not going to talk about the Brexit today, our news story is about how in the EU they are discussing passing regulations that give Robots and AI’s people like rights, and while right now that seems a little ridiculous but considering how quickly things have progressed it may not be as ridiculous as it seems at first look….

Continue Reading Connective Tissues in Film: An interview with Film Critic Sean Smithson

Connective Tissues in Film: An interview with Film Critic Sean Smithson

Sean Smithson film critic from ShockTillYouDrop.com and Funaddicts.org joins us tonight to talk to us about some of the best ways that we can increase our appreciation for our fandoms, and where to find connective tissues in film in unlikely places. His interview begins at 36:44 We recommend some books and series to jump into, and ask that you check them out using our Amazon affiliate link in these show notes. Rachel Morgan http://amzn.to/1T2k5BH Harry Dresden http://amzn.to/20Swgn6 Cinder Spires http://amzn.to/1PigBII…

Continue Reading Cord Cutters, Shavers and Nevers Unite! Episode 47

Cord Cutters, Shavers and Nevers Unite! Episode 47

Kids these days don’t understand traditional TV, and the reason for that is the mass adoption of online streaming services, and with all of the new geeky shows out there it would be impossible to watch all of them without the streaming services. Everyone has different methods and on this episode we share ours. After the news and scheduling we talk about the Good, bad and ugly of cord cutting; the quick, cheap, and good philosophy and the difference between…

Continue Reading Super Heroes and Soap Operas – Episode 46

Super Heroes and Soap Operas – Episode 46

Have you ever made fun of Soap Operas? How about Professional Wrestling? If so you might be a little shocked when you listen to this episode and discover how many of our favorite geeky tv shows are essentially soap operas. We go over what makes a soap opera (https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Soap_opera) and then see if those characteristics apply to many of our favorite TV shows such as The Walking Dead, The Flash, The Arrow, Gotham, Agents of SHIELD and even Doctor Who….

Continue Reading A Look Back on 2015

A Look Back on 2015

Top news Star Wars News – George Lucas White Slaver Comment http://geektyrant.com/news/george-lucas-apologizes-for-comparing-disney-to-white-slavers   Star Trek Axanar getting sued http://www.hollywoodreporter.com/thr-esq/crowdfunded-star-trek-movie-draws-851474   Black Panther will be geo political http://geektyrant.com/news/kevin-feige-says-black-panther-will-be-a-big-geopolitical-action-adventure-film   Support us / Value for Value (Not All support is monetary) www.FandomPodcast.com/Support   Changes / Feedback www.FandomPodcast.com/Contact   2015 A Look Back Memorial – Leonard Nimoy, Rowdy Roddy Piper, Yvonne Craig & Wes Craven, Sir Christopher Lee Best Movies – The Martian, Inside Out, Star Wars, Ant Man Best Video Game –…