This week, Chris & Joel buckle up for a discussion of high-octane, high-speed chases in films. Starting out with the gritty police dramas of the 1960s-70s with Bullitt, The French Connection and The Seven Ups; then with stranger fare such as Death Race 2000 and The Road Warrior; the guys try to name drop as many chase scenes as they can think of. Join in on the fun as they also run down the newest retro releases on dvd/blu-ray.
Mild-mannered reporters by day, Greg Phillips and Nick Duke share an intense love of comic books that has made them the Hard-Traveling Fanboys.
In this special extended edition of the Rundown, the boys talk about all the news and notes from the comic book world over the past month, from Marvel Legacy to Sony's upcoming slate of Spider-Man-related films. NOTE: This was recorded before San Diego Comic-Con.
In this week's episode we take a 'flight academy' at Claremont Craft Ales in this special two-parter series. Check out their brews at http://www.claremontcraftales.com/ also follow us on Untappd @delaboots and @luchaundead.
Place to be Nation Pop brings you a quick look at Disneyland's Summer of Heroes promotion! Our Todd Weber recently toured Disneyland Resort in Southern California and got to experience Marvel Comics' new Guardians of the Galaxy Mission: Breakout! at Disney California Adventure as well as the other Marvel offerings at the park! Todd tells you what he thought about the various experiences and speculates on the future of Marvel integration into Disney's Theme Parks.
Mild-mannered reporters by day, Greg Phillips and Nick Duke share an intense love of comic books that has made them the Hard-Traveling Fanboys. And their love of comics isn’t limited to the page. In Off the Page, Greg and Nick will examine pieces of comic book media outside the comics themselves.
In this edition, Greg and Nick are joined by longtime listener Andrew Garner and Sellers Points host Russell Sellers to play through the DC Comics Deck-Building Game by Cryptozoic Entertainment. It's the first time we've tried a live podcast while playing a game, so prepare yourself! Also, stick around for an extended review of Spider-Man Homecoming! A spoiler warning is included near the end before said spoilers.
Welcome to Sellers Points, where long-time friends and comic nerds Russell and Kelley use every episode to tell you about the best in comics and comics adaptations along with their own brand of “award-winning” analysis.
It’s summer time and in comics that means one thing: Events! That’s right, event season is in full swing so the guys are looking at their favorite and most-hated comics events ever. This one isn’t short on love, hate and plenty of hot takes. More than a couple of controversial picks in this one, folks. And one or two dumpster fires, too.
On this week's Go Home in a Box, Chris & Joel take a look at Mad Max and Escape from New York and discuss the influence these films had on the action/sci-fi subgenre known as the post-apocalyptic future. From the vast desert wastelands to the urban decay, filmmakers were especially fond of copying these two archetypes to varying levels of success. From films such as 1990: The Bronx Warriors to Dune Warriors, the guys hit on the more notable films that were influenced by greater post-apocalyptic visions. Plus, the week's new retro releases on dvd and blu-ray for July 11.
In this jam-packed, extra-long version of Place To Be Nation's NBA podcast, Adam Murray and Andrew Riche flex their armchair quarterback muscles to talk about every move by every team up to this point. Did teams like the Timberwolves and Celtics strike gold while the still-incompetent New York Knicks find a way to strike out yet again? We also discuss the upcoming Tax-pocalypse that may rain on Golden State's title reign, the Paul George trade, rebuilds, departures, why the previous summer's spending spree will haunt teams for years, and much more. So suit up and take it out with the NBA-Team! "
Mild-mannered reporters by day, Greg Phillips and Nick Duke share an intense love of comic books that has made them the Hard-Traveling Fanboys. Now, by listener request, Greg and Nick are embarking on a chronological voyage through the Marvel Cinematic Universe.
This month marks the much-anticipated (?) return of the Hard Travelers for Hire series as Nick and Greg take a look at the the movie that kicked off the MCU's Phase II: the controversial Iron Man 3! It's the most contentious installment yet, as Nick and Greg do battle over the pros and cons of the Shane Black film. Is the Mandarin a racial stereotype rooted in the past or a character ripe for reinvention? Does child actor Ty Simpkins annoy or impress? And is the movie's divisive swerve a brilliant twist or a lazy cheat?
On the latest installment of Conversation: Comics! Todd & Tim once again dig out their longboxes to re-examine the famed Chris Claremont & John Byrne run of Uncanny X-Men. This time they’re rising up from the sewers of the Hellfire Club as they dissect issues #132 & #133, which feature the iconic ascension of Wolverine! We're also knee-deep in the famed Dark Phoenix Saga. Part 5 in a series of indeterminate length.
Todd Weber’s Conversation: Comics! is THE monthly comic book interview show featuring host Todd Weber and guests from the wide spectrum of the comics industry–from pros to retailers to bloggers, podcasters and fans discussing their favorite comic runs, characters, creators and merchandise.
This week, Chris & Joel are digging up the body of work known as the Friday the 13th franchise in this extra special edition of Go Home in a Box. From the simple beginning of Friday the 13th to Jason Voorhees stalking the streets of Manhattan, join in on the discussion of favorite characters, moments and the best kills throughout the monstrous media and merchandise machine. Plus, the guys run down the week's (7/4) new retro releases on blu-ray and dvd.
This week in our Top Brewery edition we try Sierra Nevada and Uinta Brewing company. Also, guess which Colorado breweries make the nations best??? We're also now on Discord, follow us @luchaundead and @luchaundead on twitter.
It's the most prestigious event of the year: the 2017 Halfie Awards! Join an all-star cast of PTBN Pop contributors as they count down the very best (and worst) in comic books and related media over the last calendar year. Featuring a cavalcade of celebrity guests!
On the latest edition of Place To Be Nation's NBA-Team Podcast, Riche and Adam try their best to sporadically go around the league to discuss the silly season already beginning after the NBA Draft. Which teams "won" or "lost" after Thursday's events? Have the Chicago Bulls irreversibly damaged their team, and is the clock now officially ticking on Tom Thibideau to get it right in Minnesota after acquiring Jimmy Butler? How did the Charlotte Hornets both win AND lose in our minds last week, and why is Riche so down on the Atlanta Hawks while Adam disagrees? We also talk about the toxicity of the Knicks' situation, lottery picks, summer league, and much more! So suit up and take it out with the NBA-Team!
This week, Chris & Joel explore the underside of cinematic history when they give some backstory into the exploitation trend of the 1970s. From grindhouse theatres to drive-ins, the guys explore the various subgenres of exploitation cinema and provide some movie recommendations that you should get familiar with. Plus, Chris introduces the "five-shower" rating system for one of his recommendations.But first, Go Home in a Box runs down the week's (6/27) new retro releases on blu-ray and dvd which includes The Apple, a Lethal Weapon collection and the forgotten 90s thriller Trespass.