The Glenn Butler Podcast Hour Spectacular, Episode 35: Spectacular Advice

December 26, 2017

Steve Wille joins Glenn & Scott to answer YOUR questions for the first Spectacular Advice edition of The Glenn Butler Podcast Hour Spectacular — big or small, we’ll consider them all! Email us at spectacularadvice@gmail.com or go to our Ask.fm page to send your questions today.

In their first foray into advice podcasting, the three have a headier-than-expected discussion of personal growth and shifting perspectives.

 
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Hard-Traveling Fanboys Podcast #88: The Longbook Hunters — Star Wars Vol. 1: Skywalker Strikes

December 22, 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. To celebrate the premiere of “The Last Jedi,” the boys are takin a close look this month at Marvel’s 2015 relaunch of the Star Wars comic series with volume one: Skywalker Strikes, by Jason Aaron and John Cassaday. May the Force be with us all!

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The Glenn Butler Podcast Hour Spectacular, Episode 34: The Last (Spoilers)

December 21, 2017

Star Wars: The Last Jedi has been chased down by the latest episode of The Glenn Butler Podcast Hour Spectacular, as Alanna Kelly joins Glenn & Scott to dissect the latest addition to the Star Wars saga. A brief spoiler-free discussion on their expectations for and impressions of the film (taking up the first twelve minutes of the show) is followed by a longer discussion of the depth and breadth of The Last Jedi. How does the movie carry everyone’s favorite characters forward? How does it play with preconceived notions of what a trilogy’s middle chapter does? Why does Glenn suddenly care about Kylo Ren? They discuss how one of the storylines seems to be a sidetrack from the main plot, and then Glenn & Scott get sidetracked by ranking all nine Star Wars scores.

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Breaking Balls, Episode 3: Stanton Deliver

December 21, 2017

In this pre-Christmas episode of Breaking Balls, join Joel, Chris, and Jason as they discuss the latest MLB moves. We talk about the Giancarlo Stanton trade, trash the Marlins, consider Shohei Ohtani's potential, and banter about a few other recent moves. Then it's all about the Hall of Fame, including Joe Morgan's dumb letter to voters, the inductions of Alan Trammell and Jack Morris, plus a rapid fire rundown of the 2018 ballot.

All of that, plus a great draft of Christmas wishes for Major League Baseball from our three-headed Santa Monster.

Enjoy the holidays with a bit of Hot Stove chatter and don't forget to pop back here to vote on who won the draft!

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Sellers Points: Best of 2017 Awards

December 21, 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 Awards Season at PTBN POP and the guys have picked their favorites. 2017 was a big year for comics and comic book adaptations, but was it the best year ever? What made the cut, who were the standout creators, will any of them actually want to accept their “prestigious” award? Find out on this episode as the guys pick and debate The Best Of 2017! 

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PTBN Pop Special Edition: Star Wars: The Last Jedi

December 19, 2017

PTBN Pop personalities Jennifer Smith, Tim Capel, Russell Sellers, Nick Duke & Todd Weber converge to review the latest in the Star Wars saga. The first half is a spoiler-free discussion about whether the film lived up to fan expectations, and the second half digs dip into spoiler territory to dissect the film. Did we love it? Did we hate it? Did we do both simultaneously? Listen in and find out!​

 
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PTBN’s NBA-Team Podcast- Hoop-y Holidays IV

December 19, 2017

It's time for joy (and some jeer) in many ways as Place To Be Nation's NBA-Team of Adam Murray and Andrew Riche are ready for their annual holiday episode. The team gives out gifts of all sorts as we talk about who has naughty and nice, who is standing under the mistletoe, and the dreaded lump of coal gift. Riche and Adam also discuss this year's Christmas Day slate (which includes Cavaliers vs. Warriors), why the league is not in P.R. hell like the NFL, the rookie class, and much more! So suit up in your big red suit and take it out with the NBA-Team!" Have a Merry Christmas and Happy Holiday!

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Top Beer: X-Mas Beers

December 17, 2017

This week the lads are here to celebrate some christmas cheer with beer!! They try some different styles of holiday and winter themed beers while also chatting up their recent whereabouts and lives.​

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Hard Traveling Fanboys Podcast #87: Un-Special Edition Number 2 - Oh Happy Day

December 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. Occasionally an event occurs in the pop culture landscape that transcends expectations, and this week’s Walking Dead gave us such a moment. The Hard Traveling Fanboys commemorate this joyous occasion with another “un-special edition,” featuring our extended regular weekly features of Reading & Watching and the Rundown. Join us, won’t you?

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Sunday Groove 5: Sing-Along Albums

December 14, 2017

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 will passionately discuss different bands that get us excited. This episode features the always entertaining, Jennifer Smith from Geek and Sassy. We each countdown 5 Sing-Along albums. Don’t worry; these aren’t the Kids Bop type of Sing-Along Albums. These are albums that either we know all the words to, or compel us to always sing along. Please contact me @SundayGroovePTB on twitter, or David Sunday on Facebook and let me know your thoughts and suggestions.

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Hard Traveling Fanboys Podcast #86: Hard Travelers for Hire — Guardians of the Galaxy

December 8, 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 time around, the boys' trek through the MCU brings them to 2014's Guardians of the Galaxy. Marvel's riskiest film to date saw James Gunn change the game for superhero blockbusters. How does it hold up?

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Lucha Undead / Top Beer: San Diego Beer Talk

December 6, 2017

This week we have a bit of a mix up as the boys are joined by 2 guests from a beer podcast?! SD Beer Talk ( @sdbeertalk ) is the premier podcast about the San Diego beer community. The hosts Greg ( @ghomyak ) & Brian ( @SoreEyeSuds ) are both friendly and interesting outside of just beer talk but, that is what they are more passionate for. Make sure to go listen to and subscribe to SD Beer Talk on the Voice of San Diego podcast network. 

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PTBN’s NBA-Team Podcast- Memphis Blues

December 4, 2017

It might have seemed like a ho-hum couple of weeks in the NBA, but Adam Murray and Andrew Riche, Place To Be Nation's NBA-Team, are here to catch you up on all the goings on in the league. Was it necessary for the Memphis Grizzlies to fire their head coach in the midst of their losing streak, and is it possible that the tumultuous times have yet to end there? Could Doc Rivers of the L.A. Clippers be the next to go after Blake Griffin's months-long injury? Riche and Adam also talk about the streaking Cavaliers, why less teams are tanking early in the season, the league-wide injury bug, and much more. So suit up and take it out with the NBA-Team!

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Hard Traveling Fanboys Podcast #85: The Longbook Hunters — Thor: The Surtur Saga

December 3, 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, the boys take a look at one of the most iconic stories in the history of Marvel’s god of thunder: Walt Simonson’s “Surtur Saga!” From Simonson’s mythological approach to his cutting edge pencils, this one is ripe for discussion.

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Geek & Sassy #19

December 1, 2017

​Convention season is in full swing so Jenny and Mirandia bring to you tales of their adventures!! Hear about which celebrities they met, the panels they were involved in, and much more! Also includes full sized editions of Reads, Streams and Downloads! (Spoiler warning for Stranger Things 2, just saying). And a Southern fried Nerd Eye Candy. Y'all don't miss it!

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