Hard-Traveling Fanboys Podcast #70: Off the Page — Green Lantern: Emerald Knights

August 18, 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 honor of Rowdy Roddy Piper, who passed away two years ago, the boys look at his only work within the world of mainstream comic book adaptations: the 2011 animated film Green Lantern: Emerald Knights! Hear why the boys love his portrayal of a fan favorite side character and why they consider this to be perhaps the greatest version of Green Lantern outside the comics.

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Go Home in a Box - Episode 18: “Rogue Cops, Rocket Launchers & Robert Tepper: Action Fiilms of the 80s”

August 16, 2017

Commando. Cobra. Invasion USA. Avenging Force. Death Wish 3., and yes....Hard Ticket to Hawaii. These are some of the films that Chris & Joel have fun with on this week's Go Home in a Box. Join in on the discussion as the guys hit on all the tropes of action films that were as excessive as only decade that could contain them.

Plus, new retro releases on dvd and blu-ray include a handful of Stephen King adaptations, another cash-in by Paramount, and more.
 
Check out why Go Home in a Box should be your podcast source for discussion of genre films from the VHS era.
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PTBN PopBlast: Mister Miracle #1

August 15, 2017

Todd Weber (Coversation:Comics!) takes a look at DC's much-anticipated new book Mr. Miracle. Does it live up to the hype? Can a reader who's never encountered Kirby's New Gods enjoy it? Todd recaps and reviews the issue for you. Warning: thar be SPOILERS ahoy!​

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Top Beer w/ Dan Scotti

August 14, 2017

​On the docket this week: Denver Beer Co., Sixpoint Brewing and Magnify Brewing Company with special guest Dan Scotti.  Check out Dan @danscotti and @wrestlewords and also follow us on Untappd @delaboots and @luchaundead.

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Sellers Points RE-Booked: Spider-Man 3

August 11, 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.

It’s been 10 years since Spider-Man 3 underwhelmed audiences everywhere and the guys have some thoughts on what should have been. Pro-tip, villains randomly falling out of the sky with no prior context is bad storytelling. But, is Spider-Man 3 as “meh” as memory says? Are there redeeming qualities to this movie that are overlooked? Find out as the guys bring another edition of RE-Booked to your ears!

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Hard-Traveling Fanboys Podcast #69: The Longbook Hunters — The Longbow Hunters

August 10, 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. Over the course of their travels through comicdom, they have encountered numerous stories via the wonder of trade paperbacks and graphic novels. Once a month, Nick and Greg will review one of those collections in The Longbook Hunters.

In this edition, we finally see the Longbook Hunters take on their namesake: the 1987 Mike Grell-created mini-series Green Arrow: The Longbow Hunters! The boys delve into this prestige format miniseries to discuss its influence, its innovation and its place among the classics of the creative golden age of the mid-1980s.

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Go Home in a Box - Episode 17: “Pet Sematary is AWESOME!”

August 9, 2017

This week, coinciding with the release of The Dark Tower to movie screens across America, Chris & Joel take a dive into film adaptations of some of Stephen King's stranger works. They discuss movies such as Graveyard Shift, The Mangler, and anthology films Creepshow I and II. The guys have trouble coming up with talking points about Thinner and Chris proclaims Pet Sematary to be awesome! Plus, new retro releases on dvd/blu-ray this week include Teen Wolf and Teen Wolf Too, Freebie and The Bean and yet another Echo Bridge collection destined for the Walmart $5 bin.

Check out why Go Home in a Box should be your source for discussion of genre films from the VHS era.

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PTBN’s NBA-Team Podcast: Hold My Beer

August 6, 2017

As we hit the doldrums of the NBA offseason and the smoke clears (for the most part) after the flurry of draft picks, trades, and free agency, Adam Murray and Andrew Riche of Place to Be Nation's NBA-Team have returned to dive in on a whole slew of topics. Riche and Adam discuss the smoke and potential dumpster fire of the Cleveland Cavaliers after the uncertainty of Kyrie Irving's trade request, Kevin Prichard being the worst GM of the summer with simply one bad decision, summer league thoughts, Big3 Basketball versus TBT, and much more! So suit up and take it out with the NBA-Team!"

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Hard-Traveling Fanboys Podcast #68: Hard Travelers for Hire — Thor: The Dark World

August 4, 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.

In this edition of the Hard Travelers for Hire, producer and podcast host Todd Weber joins Greg and Nick to discuss Thor: The Dark World, the 2013 sequel that drew one of the most tepid critical responses of the MCU. The boys discuss the positives, the negatives, and Nick's inexplicable obsession with "boats with wings."

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Go Home in a Box - Episode 16: “Zoinks! G-g-g-ghosts!”

August 2, 2017

This week, join Chris & Joel return to the horror realm for discussion of some great ghost stories on film. The guys discuss such movies as The Changeling, The Fog, The Amityville Horror, Beetlejuice, Ghostbusters and, of course, Ghost. They also break down this week's new retro releases on blu-ray and dvd, which includes The Good Son, prompting Chris to reveal his hatred of Macauley Culkin.

Check out why Go Home in a Box should be your podcast source for discussion of genre films from the VHS era.
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Sunday Groove #1: The Legacies of Chester Bennington and Chris Cornell

August 1, 2017

Welcome to The Sunday Groove, where David Sunday discusses music of all types. David, a self-diagnosed “Music Addict” will guide your journey through this audio experience on a monthly basis. Each episode features a different guest and will discuss different bands that get us excited and passionate.

On this episode, David is joined by one of his best friends, Russell Sellers (cohost of Sellers Points) to discuss the music/legacy of Chester Bennington and Chris Cornell. It’s mostly focused on the songs that touched them most, but also dives into the tragedy of losing both of them long before their time. They also dive into some of the albums they are currently obsessed with.

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Top Beer: Flight Academy Part 2 - Arrow Lodge Brewing

August 1, 2017

In part 2 of Flight Academy, we visit and talk with the owner of Arrow Lodge Brewing where we also try some delicious beers and we find out how much it costs to open a small brewery.  Follow us on Untappd @delaboots and @luchaundead.

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POP PodBlast! DCEU at SDCC w/ Russell and Jenny

July 30, 2017

Warner Bros. and DC Films showed off a huge film slate and a brand new Justice League trailer at San Diego Comic Con and Russell and Jenny are here to break it down and give their thoughts. Does Aquaman sink or swim? Who stole the scenes in the trailer? Which films are most likely to get made or not? Find out here! 

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Hard-Traveling Fanboys Podcast #67: SPECIAL EDITION — San Diego Comic Con

July 28, 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. This week: a SPECIAL EDITION of the Rundown based on all the news, notes and previews released during last weekend's San Diego Comic Convention! To handle all this news, the boys are joined by fellow PTBN Pop contributors Tim Capel, Russell Sellers, Jennifer Smith and Todd Weber!

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Sellers Points: Quarterly - 2Q 2017

July 27, 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.

The second quarter of 2017 is in the books. That means it’s time for the Sellers Points Quarterly. Russell and Kelley are joined by Conversation Comics’ host and producer extraordinaire Todd Weber and Greg “Nevertheless” Phillips of the Hard-Traveling Fanboys to discuss how the world of comics and comic-related media looked in the second part of the year. There’s good, bad, ugly and…a surprise call in? All of that and some jack-assery packed into this Peter Jackson-approved (not really) episode!

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