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January 31st, 2017    

Todd Weber’s Conversation: Comics! Tim Capel on Byrne/Claremont X-Men Pt.3

​Todd Weber's ConversationComics! 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.

We're going IN-DEPTH on the Proteus Saga and we meet Ms. Kitty Pryde! Todd's back once again to continue talking with longtime friend Tim Capel about one of their favorite runs of comics-Chris Claremont and John Byrne's legendary run on the Uncanny X-Men! This is Part 3 in a series whose length has yet to be determined!​

January 31st, 2017    

Top Beer: Mexican Beers

This week we go south of the border (figuratively) before the wall goes up and try some Mexican cervezas!  

January 28th, 2017    

The Glenn Butler Podcast Hour Spectacular, Episode 30: Sherlock Series 4

Glenn and Alanna are back in the podcast mind palace to examine Sherlock on the occasion of its latest series. The takes flow as they move from appreciation to trepidation to disappointment and despair, stopping along the way to discuss the precise definition of fridging. SPOILERS ABOUND for all of the deep dark secrets revealed.

Also, could it be that there’s a seeeeeeeeecret extra mini-podcast at the end???

January 27th, 2017    

Top Beer Shot #8

Tim and Adrian talk beer AND Star Wars!

January 27th, 2017    

Hard-Traveling Fanboys Podcast #41: The Longbook Hunters — The Dark Knight Strikes Again

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, HATE MONTH continues as Greg and Nick review one of the most controversial graphic novels of all time: Frank Miller's "The Dark Knight Strikes Again." From the 2003 Triple H biker shorts of The Flash to the green Gumby block family of Green Lantern, this is truly a unique situation.

January 25th, 2017    

Lucha Undead: You Don’t Know Sam

You Don't Know Sam from We Don't Know Wrestling but, you can get to know the real man behind the most hot taking banterific podcast to come out of wrestling twitter's darkest corners. The man behind the off the rails conversations is just as interesting. Follow Sam on twitter @concrete1992 and make sure to listen to WDKW over at Wrestling with Words.

January 24th, 2017    

PTBN’s NBA-Team Podcast- Mid-Season Review

On this super-sized edition of Place to Be Nation's NBA-Team, Adam Murray and Andrew Riche give out their grades for all 30 NBA teams and wind up with some fascinating debates. Why do the Philadelphia 76ers get an A+ from Riche and will Joel "The Process" Embiid make the Eastern Conference All-Star team as a rookie? Why did the normally unwatchable Memphis Grizzlies get some very high marks? What do the Bucks need to do to get out of their recent snag (Adam has an interesting solution)? They also talk about filling out the All-Star roster, the Warriors routing the Cavaliers in a marquee game on MLK Day, and much more! So suit up and take it out with the NBA-Team!

January 21st, 2017    

Hard-Traveling Fanboys Podcast #40: Off the Page — Ultimate Spider-Man

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. This time around, Greg and Nick continue Hate Month at the HTF Studios, as they take a look at the Disney animated series Ultimate Spider-Man. How do the boys feel about the "Family Guy"-style cutaway gags and whimsical humor? Hmm...

January 20th, 2017    

PTBN DadCast #1: Paw Patrol

In the premier episode of PTBN's DadCast, JT Rozzero and Don Carrara dive into the bizarre world of Paw Patrol. After discussing their thoughts on how children consume television in 2017, they breakdown the world of Adventure Bay, Ryder's unlimited friends, a deep dive into each character and more. They also live watch an episode on air, go through JT's Paw Patrol/Beverly Hills, 90210 character comparisons and then go through some listener mail submissions.

Check out the premier episode of this brand new show that focuses on the trials and tribulations of raising children and then share your feedback with us on social media!

NOTE: There is adult language in this, not aimed at a younger audience!

January 20th, 2017    

Sellers Points: 2017 Look Ahead!

On the newest Sellers Points, Russell and Kelley get you set for 2017 by breaking down the comics landscape and, well, looking ahead to what they think will come about in 2017!

January 17th, 2017    

Top Beer: Scotch Ales

This week we try some scotch/scottish ales. What's the difference? Nothing, really BUT join us on our bi-monthly adventure! Also follow us @luchaundead

Adrian's picks:

Moylan’s scotch-style ale

Ballast Point piper down​

Bristol Brewing laughing lab 

Tim's picks:

Oskar Blues - old chub 

Devil’s Canyon Brewing - full boar scotch ale

Boulevard Brewing Company - snow and tell naked scotch ale

January 15th, 2017    

PTBN’s NBA-Team Podcast- Let’s Run That Whole Thing Back

The NBA season reaches its midway point this week, and Place To Be Nation's NBA-Team are discussing all things across the league. How will Golden State do in round two against the Cavaliers on Martin Luther King Day and against the Thunder on Wednesday night? Adam Murray and Andrew Riche discuss the DeMarcus Cousins max extension rumors and why RIche is still not convinced he is staying in Sacramento long-term. They also talk about the John Wall/Jae Crowder altercation, the hyper-competitive Eastern Conference, the Kyle Korver trade to the Cavs, and much more! So suit up and take it out with the NBA-Team!

January 13th, 2017    

Hard-Traveling Fanboys Podcast #39: Countdown — Least Favorite DC Comics Stories

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 column where Greg and Nick will give a top five list and debate the merits therein. In this edition, they're talking about the worst of the worst (in their eyes) -- their BOTTOM FIVE DC Comics stories! These are the stories that, for whatever reason, just grind their gears like no others. Some of the choices here are controversial, so be prepared!

January 11th, 2017    

Lucha Undead: Get to Know QT Moody

This week QT Moody from Psychology is Dead (Pro Wrestling Only feed) & Sopressa Es Lucha (Wrestling With Words) joins us to talk about growing up in Baltimore, and is it really like The Wire? We also talk on QT's childhood, family, tattoos, music & sports background. QT is a young man but he's wise & experience beyond his years which comes through not just in his wrestling coverage but his entire personality. You can follow @qt_moody on Twitter and be sure to check out his podcasts.

January 9th, 2017    

Geek & Sassy #8 - Doctor Who: The Return of Doctor Mysterio

Moms by day, Netflix bingers by night; Jennifer and Mirandia are friends who will gush over their fandoms for hours with anyone. They are also known to fight over who gets to have Stephen Amell as a second husband. In the first episode of the new year, Jenny and Mirandia bring in their buddy Nick Vester to discuss Doctor Who: The Return of Doctor Mysterio. Will the brain aliens take over the Earth??? Not if the Doctor has anything to say about it. Listen out for Nerd Eye Candy and a debate about who is the king of the nerds.

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