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Pop Goes The Movies - The Lion King (2019)

Pop Goes The Movies - The Lion King (2019)

July 29, 2019

On this episode of Pop Goes The Movies, Andy Atherton rides solo to talk about the latest major summer movie release, The Lion King. In this spolier-filled review, he gives his overall thoughts on the movie and shares his love for the 1994 animated version on which this photo-realistic version is based. 

Pop Goes The Movies - Aladdin (2019)

Pop Goes The Movies - Aladdin (2019)

May 29, 2019

On this episode of Pop Goes The Movies, Andy Atherton rides solo to talk about the latest major summer movie release, Aladdin. He gives his overall thoughts on the movie as well as shares his love for the 1992 animated version that this is the live-action remake of. He then dives into spoilers including all of the major plot points as well as the ending.

PTBN’s NBA-Team Podblast- 2019 NBA Finals Preview

PTBN’s NBA-Team Podblast- 2019 NBA Finals Preview

May 29, 2019

In this special podblast on the Pop feed, Place To Be Nation's NBA-Team, Adam Murray and Andrew Riche, will cover all of the bases for the 2019 NBA Finals between the Golden State Warriors and the Toronto Raptors. WIll Kevin Durant play, and if so, how does he match up with the red hot Kawhi Leonard? Who does Steve Kerr put Draymond Green on to defend, and what will Nick Nurse, a first year coach, do to counter it? Riche and Adam also touch on the Conference Finals, the Scotiabank Arena and "Jurassic Park," and much more. So suit up and take it out with the NBA-Team!

PTBN’s NBA-Team Podblast- Jackpot

PTBN’s NBA-Team Podblast- Jackpot

May 16, 2019

In this emergency edition of Place To Be Nation's NBA-Team podcast, Adam Murray and New Orleans Pelicans fan Andrew Riche discuss a wild and crazy NBA Draft lottery in which the Pelicans earned the #1 overall pick, and the chance to take Zion Williamson. So suit up and take it with the NBA-Team!

Podblast - PTBN’s Greatest Candy Tournament Preview

Podblast - PTBN’s Greatest Candy Tournament Preview

March 9, 2019

On this special Podblast, Andy Atherton, JT Rozzero and Mike Cook get together to discuss PTBN’s Greatest Candy Tournament. The guys break down all of the first round matchups as well as discuss their personal favorite candies and how far they’ll make it through the field of 128. Will the number one seeds of Snickers, Reese’s Peanut Butter Cups, Starbursts and Jolly Ranchers represent  each of their respective regions in the Final Four? Will candies such as Kit Kats, Blow Pops, Peanut M&M’s or Skittles go on runs through the brackets? Or perhaps a Cinderella story like Payday, Ande’s Candies, Jawbreakers, or Dots will shock the field? This is must-listen before you fill out personal bracket. May the best candy win!

PTBN Pop Special Podblast-2019 Oscar Preview

PTBN Pop Special Podblast-2019 Oscar Preview

February 18, 2019

In a Place To Be Nation Pop Special, Andy Atherton is joined by Jason Sherman, Miranda Berthold and Andrew Riche to preview the 2019 Oscars. After some fun banter about the Academy Awards show in general which includes their likes and dislikes about the ceremony, the lack of a show host and some ideas on how to make the broadcast a better experience for the viewers, the gang goes through all of the major categories and gives their thoughts who they think should and will win each of the awards. Break out your tuxedos, grab your swag bag and walk down the red carpet as Place To Be Nation celebrates the movies.

Popblast: Captain Marvel & Avengers 4 Trailers Reaction Show

Popblast: Captain Marvel & Avengers 4 Trailers Reaction Show

December 8, 2018

In this special Popblast, Andy Atherton, Jennifer Smith and Tim Capel get together to discuss and breakdown the two early Christmas gifts fans received from Marvel Studios this week: Captain Marvel trailer #2 & the Avengers: Endgame teaser trailer. Spoiler warning as the gang discusses the rest of the films in the Marvel Cinematic Universe that led up to this point as well as speculate about what could be happening in these two movies when they hit theaters in the next few months. 

PTBN Comics’ PopBlast! Requiem for a Scarlet Speedster: The Life and Death(s) of Wally West

PTBN Comics’ PopBlast! Requiem for a Scarlet Speedster: The Life and Death(s) of Wally West

October 1, 2018

In a very special spontaneous and unscheduled PopBlast!(tm), Ben Morse and Todd Weber talk about the life and times of "their" Flash, the original Wally West. The hosts lament the recent handling of one of their favorite characters and remember the brighter days of the Fastest man alive and what made him so unique and relatable to several generations. 

PTBN Comics’ PopBlast! DC Universe App Review

PTBN Comics’ PopBlast! DC Universe App Review

September 28, 2018

PTBN Comics' very own Russell Sellers examines the first two weeks of the DC Universe Streaming Service.

PTBN Comics PopBlast on Dark Nights: Metal #6 / No Justice

PTBN Comics PopBlast on Dark Nights: Metal #6 / No Justice

June 7, 2018

Russell Sellers & Todd Weber wrap up their PopBlast series on Dark Nights: Metal, and then recap the 4-issue weekly event No Justice that sets up the new status quo for DC's Justice League.

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

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!

PTBN PopBlast! DC Dark Nights: Metal #4

PTBN PopBlast! DC Dark Nights: Metal #4

January 1, 2018

​DC Comics' crazy crossover event continues.....and it's getting even weirder! Join Todd Weber & Russell Sellers as they examine the latest issue and wonder if Doomsday Clock is stealing all of the momentum from Metal.

PTBN Comics Popblast for DC Dark Nights: Metal #3

PTBN Comics Popblast for DC Dark Nights: Metal #3

October 16, 2017

RIDE THE TIGER!  PTBN Pop's Comic beasts from the abyss Russell Sellers and Todd Weber break down the 3nd issue of DC's insane landmark event Dark Nights: Metal for your consumption. Teenage bands! Secret Codes! Bars at the end of the world!! It's a deadly feast for your inner beast!​ There's no turning back.​

PTBN PopBlast! DC Dark Nights:Metal #2

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!
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PopBlast! Dark Nights: Metal

PopBlast! Dark Nights: Metal

August 20, 2017

Russell Sellers and Todd Weber discuss DC Comics' awesome METAL issue 1, which features the superstar BATMAN team of writer Scott Snyder and artist Greg Capullo reunited​​​ for a massive, universe-spanning event!