Fanboy News Network Episode 61

“Year of the Justifiably Defensive Lobster”

Jeff and Daniel are looking forward to the Good Omens TV show.

Discussion of the recent fatal Swatting incident and the Logan Paul suicide forest video.

Jeff and Daniel talk about Star Wars: The Last Jedi.

Jeff reviews the last movie he saw of 2017: Dave Made a Maze. He also reviews the first movie he saw in 2018: The Shape of Water.

Jeff’s favorite movie of 2017 Get Out and its cultural impact.

Daniel’s favorite movie of 2017 is the documentary Kedi.

A look back at the geek culture movies of 2017.

Jeff talk’s about how Wolf 359 had a wonderful final episode vs the botched job of the final Black Tapes Podcast.

What Jeff and Daniel are looking forward to in 2018.

The final Doctor Who of the Moffet era and the handoff from the 12th to 13th Doctor.

Daniel reviews the series the Expanse.

The unexpected joy of the Orville and keeping the spirit of Star Trek alive.

Fanboy News Network Episode 36

Fanboy News Network Episode 36

“The Triumph of Diversity”

Jeff and Daniel discuss dealing with convention attendees whose behavior can endanger a convention.

Jeff tells the tale of Courageous/Necro Con, the mixed Star Trek/Vampire: The Masqurade convention. Includes a brief history of the creation of The Camarilla.

Quick talk about upcoming Pacific Northwest conventions and how they handle issues.

A look at Deadpool and why it worked, and how Hollywood will miss the whole point.

The anticipation of the up coming Marvel and DC movies.

Jeff explains why Iron Fist is problematic, but not due to white washing. (It’s good to be percise about these things)

This leads to discussion of white wash casting.

A comparison of Netfilx Marvel series and the Broadcast TV superhero shows.

All roads lead to a discussion of diversity in Geek Culture.

New books Ghostlight by Marrion Zimmer Bradley and Reamde by Neal Stephenson.

Podcast talk includes the new seasons of Wolf 359 and the Black Tapes Podcast. (including a correction from last time)

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Fanboy News Network Episode 35

Fanboy News Network Episode 35

“Twas the Night Before Deadpool”
Discussing January as the Dump Month for movies.

This leads to talking about Ready Player One.

The plan for seeing (or not) Batman V Superman

Jeff’s anticipation of Deadpool (because the episode was recorded before it was released)

What the future holds for the X-Men movies

What Civil War can mean to the MCU

What other films Jeff and Daniel are looking forward to

Why you should be watching Galavant

An admission to hate watching Gotham

Why Jeff can’t bring him self to watch Lucifer, but American Gods and the new Star Trek Series makes both Jeff and Daniel happy.

Why the message of Star Trek is important

Daniel talks about Ex Machina

DC Rebirth and the question of is it another reboot.

As a Disney Nerd Jeff takes the time to explain where Disneyland is putting the new Star Wars land

Jeff and Daniel talk scripted podcasts, including why they haven’t named the new podcast they are working on, the coming of the new season of Wolf 359, and the new season of The Black Tapes Podcast

Fanboy News Network Episode 29

Fanboy News Network Episode 29

“Horror Month and more”
Jeff talks about the Podcast “The Black Tapes Podcast”
Dicussion of They Live and how well it has aged.
Recommendations for good short horror on YouTube.
Jeff talks about attending Geek Girl Con.
News from NYCC
The flopping of the movie Pan and why this made Jeff and Daniel happy.
How the geek community came together to support Ahmed Mohamed.
Daniel talks about why he enjoyned the Martian and Jeff talks about why he is looking forward to Crimson Peak.
Daniel talks about reading the Fight Club II comic and his decision to buy the first issue of Dark Knight 3.
Jeff talks about his impression of the returning comic book inspired TV shows.
Discussion of the post-Secret Wars Spider-Man stories.
Daniel talks about the novel Ancillary Justice.
A quick plug at the end for the Kickstarter for Thea Maia and Jillian Venters Adult and kids coloring books.