Continue Reading News: Vitruvian Superman

News: Vitruvian Superman

Episode 164: This week in our news roundup we decipher Marvel’s code to success, we talk about the proper way to wear underwear, the most unlikely comic variant covers you will ever find, Steven Spielberg’s tone in movies has completely changed, then changed again, and maybe its changing back, and here’s a conspiracy for you, James Cameron isn’t actually a human, he’s a Pot, and he also got in trouble for calling a kettle black.  And because of deals and…

Continue Reading Did you See the News?

Did you See the News?

Don’t get fooled by all the April fools jokes that are still lingering on the internet. We talk about what we saw, what we liked and what we fell for.  We have some behind the scenes comic talk with Roger Prows, co-founder of Wasatch Comic Con, a Con for Creators and talk about news in the comic book books (novel I know), Comic Book Shows and Comic Book Movies. News Fantastic Four is coming Back https://io9.gizmodo.com/its-official-the-fantastic-four-are-returning-to-marve-1824177130 Best and Worst April…

Disney Owns Everything - Episode 144
Continue Reading Disney Owns Everything

Disney Owns Everything

News Episode 144: So word on the street is that Disney may buy 21st Century Fox by the end of the year.  That could mean that the X-Men are coming home to Marvel, it might mean that Disney will get too big, it might mean that we will finally get a Theatrical cut of A New Hope in HD.  It might also mean that Fox is trying to start a bidding war… who knows!  The Chuck Movie adds Sinestro as…

Continue Reading Marvel Cinematic Universe Rankings… Because Flashpoint

Marvel Cinematic Universe Rankings… Because Flashpoint

Episode 127 – This week we will be ranking the Marvel Cinematic Universe movies, but with a twist.  Nik has his opinions of which movies are the best, Jeff has his opinions, and I have mine, but here on this episode, we are going to rank the movies as a Podcast and give you the canonical Fandom Podcast MCU rankings because, well We are Groot. The mechanics of our ranking system are going to go as follows.  Together we will come…

Continue Reading 106b – Logan Movie thoughts

106b – Logan Movie thoughts

In this bonus episode we time travel share our thoughts about the Movie Logan and the things we liked vs the things that we did not.  Originally this was recorded with Episode 106 – Our Favorite Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtle, but because that episode was so long to start with we truncated it to its own bonus episode. How did we do? Do you agree or disagree with what we said?  Let us know at feedback@fandompodcast.com Unitl Next time May…

Continue Reading #221BringIt – Sherlock Season 4 Spoilers

#221BringIt – Sherlock Season 4 Spoilers

Sherlock Season 4 Spoilers Get ready for another LONG episode. Appearing like Brigadoon from the mists, the modern day retelling of the Sherlock Holmes stories on the BBC found its way back to TV.  Like the first three Sherlock seasons out there this season only had three episodes.  Unlike the previous seasons this one had mixed reviews. The potentially final season of Sherlock was filled with murder, mystery and emotions, so many emotions, but was it enough? We talk about…

Fan Fic Death Match
Continue Reading Fanfic Death Match – Episode 94

Fanfic Death Match – Episode 94

Fan Fic Elevator Pitches In this episode we totally rip off the Protagonist Podcast and do an Elevator Pitch episode, but we’ve justified it away by inviting Todd Mack one of their hosts on to the episode.  The premise for this competition is that we have have picked three common Fanfic tropes that we need to build an elevator pitch for a story from a fandom.  The tropes are Age Shifting Alternate Universe (AU) where the characters are made either…

Continue Reading The Best PokeTrainers in the Fandomverse

The Best PokeTrainers in the Fandomverse

Ultimate Pokemon Trainer Teams In the Pokemon cartoon Ash Ketchum decides that he is going to be the very best Pokemon trainer ever and sets out at the ripe old age of 10 to travel the country catching and training Pokemon, and well if he seems a little young that’s because he is, but along the way he meets up with other Pokemon trainers and they each use their individual talents to become an amazing team, tonight we are going…

Continue Reading Hoaxes, Satire, Fake News and How to Spot It

Hoaxes, Satire, Fake News and How to Spot It

We’ve all done it, we’ve all clicked on a link that we thought was an actual story on Social media only to realize that it is Fake News, Satire, or a Hoax, and even though we’ve all done it we’re not immune.  Last week we reported to you that Theo James had been cast as the new James Bond and it turns out that it just isn’t true.  One fake news site posted it and several other blogs rewrote the…

Continue Reading NERD RAGE!!!

NERD RAGE!!!

NERD RAGE!!! Over the years Fandom has been through a lot of different stages.  Recently an article online said, “Fandom is Broken.”  This article talked about how because the fans are now petitioning, boycotting and even sending death threats when their stories don’t go their way that fandom is broken. I liked a lot about that article, but I also disagreed with it a lot as well. We are in a transitional state for fandom and right now it is…