PTBN PopBlast! DC Dark Nights:Metal #2

September 19, 2017
NOTHING CAN KILL THE METAL! PTBN Pop's Comic beasts from the abyss Russell Sellers and Todd Weber break down the 2nd issue of DC's insane landmark event Dark Nights: Metal for your consumption. Baby Darkseid! Immortal secret councils! Batman on the run! It's an epic feast for your ears!​ Accept it before it destroys you!

Top Beer: Mikkeller Brewing and Deschutes Brewing

September 18, 2017

On the docket: Mikkeller Brewing and Deschutes Brewing. Who comes out the victor? Also Adrian rants about the TSA and throwback culture​​ and we discuss retro shit. Follow us on Untappd @delaboots and @luchaundead and on Discord: @luchaundead and @etrget. 


Geek & Sassy #16: Fall TV Preview

September 17, 2017

It's the most wonderful time of the year!! You guessed it, Fall TV time!! Jenny and Mirandia break out their calendars to get you up to date on the new and returning shows this fall.  Tune in to hear what the girls will be watching and maybe skipping (ahem! Inhumans).  What are you most excited to check out? And from deep within a pocket dimension, they bring you Nerd Eye Candy.


Hard-Traveling Fanboys Podcast #74: Off the Page — Batman: The Telltale Series

September 15, 2017

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, Sellers Points host Russell Sellers joins Nick and Greg to discuss the 2016 interactive "point and click" game Batman: The Telltale Series. The show turns from discussions about the series' voice cast to a philosophical analysis of Bruce Wayne and, eventually, an impromptu boxing tournament known as The Burt Young Classic. Enjoy!


Go Home in a Box: Episode 21 - “Bad Boys: Favorite Sci-Fi Fantasy Villains”

September 13, 2017

It's yet another list show, because everyone loves lists! This week, Chris & Joel narrow down their favorite sci-fi/fantasy villains to five each. Making the list include bespectacled psychopath, a couple of post-apocalyptic psychopaths, a military psychopath and a cyborg. Join them for their countdown to their favorite bad guy from the sci-fi/antasy realm.

Plus, the guys rundown the week's new retro releases on blu-ray and Chris takes a flamethrower to Netflix.
Check out why Go Home in a Box should be your podcast source for discussion of genre films from the VHS era and beyond.

Lucha Undead: RBR Edition w/ Maxwell Baumbach

September 12, 2017

Super guest Maxwell Baumbach (@MaxwellRBR) drops the truth on his time with Freelance, RBR, and his past in college radio. Find out who pissed their pants for share of a $24 gift card and who killed their family and skirted all responsibility.


Hard-Traveling Fanboys Podcast #73: Hard Travelers for Hire — Captain America: The Winter Soldier

September 8, 2017

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. Winter is coming. The Winter Soldier, that is. And what he does in his free time is his business, quite frankly. Greg and Nick are joined by PTBN contributor (and co-host of Survey Says) Tim Capel to discuss one of the greatest superhero sequels of them all. Where does this one stack up with the previous movies watched in Hard Traveles for Hire? You may be surprised to find out.


Geek & Sassy #15

September 7, 2017

In the 15th episode, the dynamic duo go in depth with their current Reads, Streams and Downloads. One show in particular brings up an interesting conversation on an issue near and dear to their hearts. In the second half, Jenny and Mirandia review and discuss the classic animated movie Batman: Mask of the Phantasm. Does it hold up? Is the Joker a necessary addition to the film? And as always, get a taste of that Nerd Eye Candy.


Go Home in a Box: Episode 20 - “Wolfman’s Got Nards: Kids in Horror”

September 6, 2017

This week, with the pending release of the remake to Stephen King's "IT", Chris & Joel take a deep look at other films in the horror genre that revolve around kids. Movies such as Child's Play, Silver Bullet, The Deadly Spawn, The Monster Squad and the original IT miniseries are dissected, all in an attempt to prepare YOU, the listener, for what will hopefully be some scares for a new generation of horror fans. PLUS, the guys run down the new retro releases on blu-ray/dvd from 8/29 and 9/5; and it's the return of STUMP JOEL, as Chris throws trivia questions at Joel in an attempt to test his knowledge of 90s horror.

Check out why Go Home in a Box should be your podcast source for discussion of action, horror and sci-fi films from the 1970s, 80s and 90s.

Sellers Points Special: Talkin’ Shop

September 6, 2017

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.

After some scheduling issues, the guys are back! But instead of talking Spider-Man: Homecoming, they’re talkin’ shop. What have Russell and Kelley been reading the last month? What’s been good and worth your hard-earned dollar? What might be worth dropping? Will Russell ever crack a funny one-liner? Prepare to have your jaws left agape (literally) as Sellers Points goes through the spinner racks and deals with the issues. 


The Sunday Groove #2: Top 6 Life-changing Albums

September 5, 2017

Welcome to The Sunday Groove, where David Sunday discusses music of all types. David, a self-diagnosed “Music Addict” will guide your journey on a monthly basis. Each episode features a different guest and will discuss different bands that get us excited and passionate. This episode features another one of my best friends, Greg Phillips (one half of Hard Traveling Fan Boys on PTBN Pop). Greg and I both choose 6 albums that formed and transformed our love of music forever. These albums are not the best albums of all time, but albums that stood out to us and mean a lot to us on our Musical Journey of Life. Please contact me @SundayGroovePTB on twitter, or David Sunday on Facebook in the Place to Be Nation Comics page and let me know your thoughts.


Top Beer: Founders Brewery & Declaration Brewing

September 4, 2017

This week on the docket we have: Founders Brewing and Declaration Brewing.  We also try to avoid talking about politics, the downfall of twitter and Adrian makes a couple of small (big) announcements. ​


Hard-Traveling Fanboys Podcast #72: PTBN Pop! Comic Book Theatre — Watchmen

September 1, 2017

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. Some events, however, call for more than just two fanboys to discuss. Banding together with fellow comic book aficionados on these occasions, Greg and Nick will present a GIANT-SIZED edition of their weekly podcast.

Folks, this is it. After months of build, the Hard-Traveling Fanboys and Place to Be Nation POP! proudly present to you the debut episode of COMIC BOOK THEATRE! In this debut episode, the vocal talents of the PTBN crew bring to you our audio adaptation of Alan Moore and Dave Gibbons' seminal masterpiece "Watchmen." Listen ... if you dare!


Hard-Traveling Fanboys Podcast #71: Countdown — Marvel Netflix episodes

August 26, 2017

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 if there’s anything that fanboys love, it’s debating what book is better than another book or which character is “cooler.”

Enter Countdown, a monthly episode where Greg and Nick will each give a top five list and debate the merits therein. In this episode, the boys celebrate the debut of "The Defenders" by counting down their favorite episodes of Marvel Netflix's universe-within-the-MCU. From Daredevil to Luke Cage, every show is represented on their lists ... except one.


PTBN’s NBA-Team Podcast: Holy KI-IT!

August 24, 2017

The NBA, and the trade winds, simply could not be on their best behavior while Adam Murray and Andrew Riche were away, so here comes the NBA-Team to pick up the pieces on possibly the biggest trade in the last five years in the NBA. Riche and Adam discuss every angle, scenario, ramification, and championship caliber effects on the Kyrie Irving trade on both the Cleveland side and the Boston side. So suit up and take it out with the NBA-Team!"