PTBN PopBlast! For DC Dark Nights Metal #5/The Wild Hunt

March 21, 2018

DC's Crazy Crossover is winding down...but is Todd and Russell's enthusiasm for the series diminishing also? The boys take a look at the latest issue of Metal, and break it down to prepare you for the upcoming finale. They also look at the tie-in "The Wild Hunt" and see if Grant Morrison's return to DC makes the grade. Metal in your face!


Sellers Points: Talk’n Shop with the Boss

March 19, 2018

Sellers Points is the place to be for real comic analysis, speculation and all around useless opinions as host Russell Sellers and a plethora of cohorts and special guests bring you new episodes monthly. This month, PTBN’s Chairman and CEO Brad Warren joins Russell to talk about his nearly-year-long journey back into comics. What’s it like for a lapsed reader of several years to come back? What new stories did he discover? What hit? What missed? How many parallels are there between wrestling and comics? You’ll have to listen to find out! 


Hard Traveling Fanboys Podcast #100: Countdown — Favorite DC Comics Stories

March 17, 2018

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 edition, the boys tackle a topic near and dear to their hearts — the best stories ever published by DC Comics! Well, as you’ll hear, “best” is really a word to describe their favorite stories. There’s no attempt at objectivity, because this list is all about Captain Planet’s favorite organ: heart! Which stories made the cut?


Talk’n Pop #2

March 15, 2018

Jenny and Tim are back for another episode of Talk'n Pop! Find out how deep they will go when social media stalking is the topic at hand. Have you ever accidentally liked your ex's brother's nephew's babysitter's profile pic from 2014?? Then this is the podcast for you! Facebook, Instagram, Twitter, platform is safe from their curiosity. Stick around for an interview with 'the manager,' Todd Weber and hear his stories of roommates, smelly girls, and jingles. Fuckshit junk for life!


Sunday Groove 8: Jimmy Eat World

March 14, 2018

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 we’ll discuss different bands and music that we enjoy. This episode features the amazing Tim Capel from Talk’n Pop, Survey Says, and frequent guest on Conversation Comics. We dive deep into Tim’s favorite band, Jimmy Eat World. This episode features the normal segment “Currents Spins” with a new jingle and comments from the listeners. Please contact me @SundayGroovePTB on twitter, or David Sunday on Facebook and let me know your thoughts and suggestions.


Breaking Balls, Episode VI: Moose Tacos

March 11, 2018

In this installment of Breaking Balls, Jason, Joel, and Chris bat around the signings of Eric Hosmer, J.D. Martinez, and others. The guys discuss the motives behind the Rays' deck shuffling, the slate of one-year deals signed recently, and cover a bit of "breaking news".

After going over new pace-of-play initiatives coming in 2018, and a bit of "Hey! Remember This Guy?", the boys settle in for a draft that is NSFW, but a whole lot of fun!


Hard-Traveling Fanboys Podcast #99: Off the Page — Spider-Man 2 Movie Rewatch

March 11, 2018

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 long-awaited edition of Off the Page, the boys revisit one of the (relatively) early comic-book movie classics, Sam Raimi’s Spider-Man 2! From the sleepy, boyish charm of star Tobey Maguire to the tragic tale of Alfred Molina’s Dr. Otto Octavius, we see if this movie stands the test of time in the era of the Marvel Cinematic Universe and Spider-Man: Homecoming.

Join us for a truly spectacular edition of HTFB!


Top Beer: Dark Style - Redux

March 9, 2018

In this episode of Top Beer we once again explore dark style beers. Adrian also pitches to Tim some billion dollar startup ideas.  ​


Go Home in a Box: Episode 3 - “Creature from the Black Lagoon/Edward Scissorhands”

March 7, 2018

Best Picture Oscar winner THE SHAPE OF WATER is the inspiration for this edition of Go Home in a Box. Join hosts Chris Jordan and Joel La Puma as they go deep into discussion with CREATURE FROM THE BLACK LAGOON (1954) and EDWARD SCISSORHANDS (1990). There is more lurking under the surface of these two films and Chris and Joel fish deep to uncover all. From there, the guys get into new retro releases coming to blu-ray the week of 3/6/18. The list includes a re-release of BIG, THE DARK CRYSTAL and a Steelbook release of the original DEATH WISH that leads into one of Joel's finer moments.

Check out Go Home in a Box and discover why it should be THE source for deep-cut genre film discussion. ONLY on Place to Be Nation POP!


Geek & Sassy #22

March 7, 2018

Get pumped for the latest edition of Geek and Sassy! Jenny and Mirandia talk girls night out, along with the most recent Read and Streams they've been enjoying. Then they welcome Robert Lawrence, otherwise known as Bobert The Balloon Guy! Robert is an award-winning balloon artist, cosplayer, professional prop maker and graduate of the esteemed American Clown Academy. Yes, that's a real thing. Get to know Robert in this fun and interesting interview and stick around for their Nerd Eye Candy picks!


Hard-Traveling Fanboys Podcast #98: Hard Travelers for Hire — Ant-Man

March 1, 2018

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 brings the journey to the final step in Phase II of the MCU, 2015's Ant-Man! Nick and Greg are joined by special guest Jennifer Smith of the Geek & Sassy podcast to discuss this one!


Go Home in a Box - Episode 34: “Gregory’s Girl (1980)/Boyz N the Hood (1991)

February 28, 2018

On this edition of Go Home in a Box, hosts Chris Jordan and Joel La Puma continue to cull inspiration from Oscar contenders by taking the film LADY BIRD and comparing with past coming-of-age films like the 1980 Scottish film GREGORY'S GIRL and the 1991 benchmark film BOYZ N THE HOOD. There couldn't be two vastly different movies that contain the same theme. After the conversation, the guys rundown the new retro releases coming to blu-ray on 2/27. 

Chris and Joel thank the Nation for the continued support as Go Home in a Box is your podcast source for genre film discussion.

Lucha Undead: Get to Know Chris GST from Pro Wrestling Ponderings

February 27, 2018

Tim is joined by Chris GST ( @ROH_World ) from Pro Wrestling Ponderings and the conversation quickly takes a turn for a talk about wrestling journalism and the standards that are expected when you use that term. It’s not all serious talk as they also get into talking about Chris’ time abroad and his history working moving forward from hard work and his vision for the future. 


Hard-Traveling Fanboys Podcast #97: Special Review — Black Panther

February 23, 2018

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 edition of Off the Page, the boys are joined by Russell Sellers of the Sellers Points podcast to review the biggest movie in the world, Marvel's Black Panther! From the charm of star Chadwick Boseman to the villainous Killmonger, this film has a lot to digest. Join us for a raucous edition of HTF!


Geek & Sassy: The Sassies!

February 21, 2018

It's awards season, so what better time for the 1st Annual Sassies! Listen as Jenny and Mirandia announce the winners chosen by their amazing audience. From Favorite Actors to Favorite Frenemies, the ladies cover a myriad of categories from the TV landscape in 2017. The show wouldn't be complete without the Ship of the Year and Nerd Eye Candy of the Year!