Geek & Sassy #14

July 26, 2017

​In the midst of a busy summer, Jenny and Mirandia finally sit down to catch up on Streams, Reads, and Downloads. Let's be real here, they are behind on a lot of their geeky pursuits but Jenny is counting down prison style until back to school. There's still plenty to discuss as Mirandia recounts her experience at Heroes and Villains Fan Fest in Nashville, followed by a reasonable conversation about their differing opinions on the 13th Doctor. The show is wrapped up with a pair of hunky dudes during Nerd Eye Candy.

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Lucha Undead: Greetings from Lucha-Town w/ Pete Winston

July 26, 2017

This week Tim & Adrian are joined by Pete Winson from Greetings From Allentown ( @GFAllentownPod ) They talk all about his fandom of sports, his history with beer/brewery tours, and his lack of a PWO acct (we're looking at you Loss) Join us for a fun interview and go listen to Pete on Greetings From Allentown on the PWO podcast feed.

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Go Home in a Box: Episode 15 - “Burnin’ Rubber: Car Chases in Film”

July 26, 2017

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.

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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Hard-Traveling Fanboys Podcast #66: The Rundown — July 2017

July 21, 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.

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.

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Top Beer: Flight Academy Part 1 - Claremont Craft Ales

July 18, 2017

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. 

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PTBN Pop PodBlast: Marvel Summer of Heroes at the Disneyland Resort

July 16, 2017

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.

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Hard-Traveling Fanboys Podcast #65: Off the Page — DC Comics Deck-Building Game

July 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, 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.

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Sellers Points: Top to Bottom - Comic Events

July 13, 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 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.

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Go Home in a Box - Episode 14 - “Post-Apocalyptic Copycat Blues”

July 13, 2017

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.

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’s NBA-Team Podcast- Free Agency Round-Up, a.k.a. How the East Was Lost

July 11, 2017

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! "

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Hard-Traveling Fanboys Podcast #64: Hard Travelers for Hire — Iron Man 3

July 7, 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.

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?

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Todd Weber’s Conversation: Comics! Claremont/Byrne X-Men Part 5 with Tim Capel

July 6, 2017

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.

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Go Home in a Box: Episode 13 - “It’s Got a Death Curse: Friday the 13th Exhumed”

July 5, 2017

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.

Check out why Go Home in a Box should be your podcast source for discussion on genre films from the VHS era.
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Top Beer: Sierra Nevada and Uinta

July 4, 2017

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.​

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Hard-Traveling Fanboys Podcast #63: GIANT SIZE — 2017 Halfie Awards

July 1, 2017

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!

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