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Ep. 31 ~ 7 June 2018 ~ Pop Culture News

Bumblebee trailer cuteness with CheezelTiel, ANOTHER Joker movie, Rick & Maggie leave TWD (Amanda rants), Addams family animated series & nostalgia (no singing), Premier tries to get Netflix to come to QLD, and Paul chats about the ‘Into The Spiderverse’ trailer!! Don’t forget meetup in Brisbane next Fri 17 June, or come say hi at the Frew/Phantom booth at Sydney Supanova! ^__^

Join the group chat: https://www.facebook.com/groups/501943196826833/

Pop Culture Meetup – 5pm, Fri 17 Jun, Brisbane Square Library: https://www.facebook.com/events/210703796186113/

Support Paul’s Art Projects:
BUY Kid Phantom: https://www.phantomcomic.com.au/collections/new/products/kid-phantom-issue-no-4-2018-phantoms-universe-card-14-young-guran

BUY Eldritch Kid #1 Bone War: https://www.comixology.com/The-Eldritch-Kid-Bone-War-1/digital-comic/673510

Map – Find us at the Phantom/Frew Booth at Sydney Supanova, Jun 16/17: http://www.supanova.com.au/events/sydney-2018/about/

Continue reading “Ep. 31 ~ 7 June 2018 ~ Pop Culture News”

Ep. 27 ~ Fri 18 May ~ Pop Culture Meetup

Biggest meet-up pod yet with 10 (!) chums sticking around to pod with us about what they are PLAYING, WATCHING, OR  READING in the past week or so, and which characters they would like to see (animated or live-action) for the new DC streaming service that was recently announced!!  Many thanks to Oliver, Brad, Ray, Claire, Krishna, Tess, Emma, Luke, Jeremy, & Jacob for joining Paul and I this month, and thank you for sharing your FANtastic mix of recommendations from across everything that is tv, movies, gaming, comics, manga, & fiction books.

Topics/Recommendations: Modesty Blaze (comic), ‘No Matter How I look At It It’s You guys Fault I’m Not Popular’ (manga), Captain America/Winter Soldier (comics), Supergirl (tv show), The Originals & Supernatural (tv shows), Sandman by Neil Gaiman (comics), God of War (game), Final Space (Aussie cartoon), Westworld 2 (tv show), Heroes of the Storm (game), ‘King of Ashes’ by Raymond E. Feist (book), ‘Nevermore: The Trials of Morrigan Crow’ by Jessica Townsend (book), Schitt’s Creek (Netflix), The Rain (Netflix), Billions (tv show on Stan), & Deadpool 2 (NO SPOILERS or conversation on that on as it only just came out!).

I left in the… ‘someone is knocking at the door…’ it was the security guard… he kicked us out cause we were running late due to the technical difficulties. We did have a few more topics inclduing what we picked up at Free Comic Book Day, and how excited we are about Gestalt Publishing comic (now cartoon) ‘The Deep’ being picked up by Aussie Netflix! Continue reading “Ep. 27 ~ Fri 18 May ~ Pop Culture Meetup”

Ep. 26 ~ 14 May 2018 ~ Pop Culture News

Infinity War, The Second Screening!!!! Paul’s hope for Rambo 5. Trailer chats re: Ant-man & The Wasp, Luke Cage & The Predator. Boomerang tv shows… Brooklyn Nine-Nine bounces back to NBC. 70 episodes for Rick and Morty. Anddd zero time left to talk about Mark Wahlberg having all the dollars in the 2017 actor rich list. See you at meetup!

Pop Culture Meetup – 5pm, Fri 18 May, Brisbane Square Library: https://www.facebook.com/events/340037459851872/

Join the conversation NOW: https://www.facebook.com/groups/501943196826833/?ref=bookmarks

BUY KID PHANTOM #4 NOW: https://www.phantomcomic.com.au/collections/new/products/kid-phantom-issue-no-4-2018-phantoms-universe-card-14-young-guran

Continue reading “Ep. 26 ~ 14 May 2018 ~ Pop Culture News”

Ep. 25 ~Doug Holgate Artist Interview

Fun chat with amazing Aussie illustrator, Doug Holgate, about his start in the local comic book industry, his Netflix debut, his post-apocalyptic title Maralinga,  and latest work ~ Clem Heatherington and the Ironwood Race!

Doug Holgate – Illustrator & Comic Book Artist – Info’s:
www.skullduggery.com.au

https://www.instagram.com/douglasbot/?hl=en

Last Kids on Earth on Netflix news: http://www.c21media.net/netflix-finds-last-kids-on-earth/

BUY Clem Heatherington and the Ironwood Race: https://www.booktopia.com.au/clem-hetherington-and-the-ironwood-race-jen-breach/prod9780545814461.html

Continue reading “Ep. 25 ~Doug Holgate Artist Interview”

Ep. 24 ~ Avengers: Infinity War Chat w/ Scott Black

((SPOILERS)) Join us for a comprehensive discussion about everything that is the amazing, highest grossing opening weekend of every movie ever – Avengers: Infinity War! Scott Black (comedian, scriptwriter, podcaster & station manager at Radio 4RBH), well spoken fanboy and long-time friend, chats with us about THAT ending, comedic team-ups, screen time for major characters, what we might see in the final chapter, notable deaths, who was missing, and will the avengers ever actually Assemble, and who will be there with them? If you haven’t seen the movie yet this pod will make zero sense, sorry, SO GO SEE IT!! Continue reading “Ep. 24 ~ Avengers: Infinity War Chat w/ Scott Black”

Ep. 23 ~ 20 Apr 18 ~ Pop Culture Meetup

Knights of the round table discussion this month with Amanda asking ‘What was the first movie you ever saw/saw at the cinema?’ & ‘Which movie are you looking forward to most of all the trailers that are out at the moment?’ (Deadpool 2, Infinity War, The Meg, Jurassic World 2, Super Troopers 2 etc etc). Free Comic Book Day plans & the state of comic shops in Australia, Action Comics #1000 non-spoilery review & history, & the usual fun pop culture chats!

Thanks to Jeremy, Jacob, Ray, Brad, Sean, Krishna, Nat, Jeffery, Leon, and everyone else who came along to this month’s Brisbane Pop Culture Meetup!! Thanks for stopping by, and tuning in!!

Next Pop Culture Meetup/Pod – Fri 18 May, 5pm, Brisbane Square Library: https://www.facebook.com/events/340037459851872/

BUY KID PHANTOM #4 NOW: https://www.phantomcomic.com.au/collections/new/products/kid-phantom-issue-no-4-2018-phantoms-universe-card-14-young-guran

Most Popular Podcast Group Page: https://www.facebook.com/groups/501943196826833/?ref=bookmarks

Free Comic Book Day Brisbane – event links:

Comics ETC: https://www.facebook.com/events/438015853300393/

Secret Identity Comics (closing down): https://www.facebook.com/events/940048872840636/

Action Comics #1000 info: https://www.bleedingcool.com/2018/03/08/tony-s-daniel-nicola-scotts-retailer-exclusive-covers-action-comics-1000/

SELFIEEE – didn’t work so well haha but I’m putting it up anyway!!
Bit of a boys club tonight with the girls away traveling and at parties… I kept them in line as best I could tho… we are getting a lot better at these group pods!!! So proud of everyone for speaking up and giving it a go!! ~Amanda

Ep. 22 ~ 15 Apr 18 ~ Pop Culture News w/Douglas Holgate

Solo, Venom & Incredibles 2 movie trailer reviews ~ with friend of the pod, Aussie comic book illustrator, Douglas Holgate!!

Pop Culture Meetup this Fri 20 Apr, 5pm, Brisbane Square Library: https://www.facebook.com/events/2013239098942092/

BUY KID PHANTOM #4 NOW – on shelves this Thursday: https://www.phantomcomic.com.au/collections/new/products/kid-phantom-issue-no-4-2018-phantoms-universe-card-14-young-guran

Podcast Group Page: https://www.facebook.com/groups/501943196826833/?ref=bookmarks

News:

Han Solo Trailer: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=jPEYpryMp2s

Venom Trailer: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=dzxFdtWmjto

Venom News: https://screenrant.com/venom-movie-tom-hardy-design/

Teen Titans: http://www.dorkly.com/post/86280/leaks-from-the-live-action-teen-titans-show-have-fans-pissed

Incredibles 2: https://www.popsugar.com.au/celebrity/Incredibles-2-Trailer-Australian-Release-Date-44276600 ~ https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Incredibles_2

Lost in Space: https://www.netflix.com/au/title/80104198

 

Doug Holgate – Illustrator & Comic Book Artist – Info’s:
www.skullduggery.com.au

https://www.instagram.com/douglasbot/?hl=en

Last Kids on Earth on Netflix: http://www.c21media.net/netflix-finds-last-kids-on-earth/

 

 THANKS FOR TUNING IN ~ DrPM & ABx

Ep. 21 ~ 5 Apr 18 ~ Pop Culture News

Much MARVEL news this week with Black Panther taking over the world, officially, obviously! As well as chats about whether Bill & Ted 3 will actually happen, finding WHERE in the world actually is/was Carmen Sandiego… and will we find out, how much Amanda loved (while Paul was forced to watch) Scoobynatural, ‘I Kill Giants’ movie, ‘How to talk to girls at parties’ by Neil Gaiman short story & movie, Jack Kirby’s ‘The Eternals’ movie news, Marvel Knights comic book relaunch… movie trailers, movies coming out soon, movies pushed, etc etc tech!! NO KILLER ROOMBA ROBOTS!! NO ROVE BEING TERRIBLE AT MOVIE FACTS WITH RANDOMS ON MAINSTREAM TV!! Promise xx

 

GROUP! Join today… https://www.facebook.com/groups/501943196826833/

Pop Culture Memez and news: https://www.facebook.com/BrisbaneLibraryComicBookMeetup/

 

NEWS! (In order of discussion!)

Nicola Scott Action Comics #1000 Cover news: https://www.bleedingcool.com/2018/03/08/tony-s-daniel-nicola-scotts-retailer-exclusive-covers-action-comics-1000/

Black Panther: http://variety.com/2018/film/box-office/black-panther-surpasses-avengers-highest-grossing-superhero-movie-1202735863/

Bill & Ted: http://www.newshub.co.nz/home/entertainment/2018/04/keanu-reeves-alex-winter-share-bill-ted-3-details.html

Carmen Sandiego: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Carmen_Sandiego_(TV_series)

Scoobynatural: https://screenrant.com/supernatural-scooby-doo-crossover-ratings/

Spoilder ALERT: https://www.hollywoodreporter.com/heat-vision/russo-brothers-implore-fans-not-spoil-avengers-infinity-war-1099188

I Kill Giants: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/I_Kill_Giants

Cloak & Dagger: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Cloak_%26_Dagger_(TV_series)

Darkforce: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Darkforce

New Mutants: https://www.bostonglobe.com/lifestyle/style/2018/01/15/locally-shot-the-new-mutants-bumped-back/KK86PtJ0I0MoKGeC3cZflN/story.html

How to talk to girls at parties MOVIE: https://www.theverge.com/2018/4/3/17192814/how-to-talk-to-girls-at-parties-trailer-adaptation-neil-gaiman

How to talk to girls at parties SHORT STORY: http://www.neilgaiman.com/p/Cool_Stuff/Short_Stories/How_To_Talk_To_Girls_At_Parties/How_To_Talk_To_Girls_At_Parties_(Text)

Marvel Knights: http://www.comicsbeat.com/marvel-announces-a-marvel-knights-20th-anniversary-trade-program-heres-why-thats-a-big-deal/

The Eternals: https://revengeofthefans.com/2018/04/04/rumor-the-eternals-mcu-phase-4/

 

THANKS FOR TUNING IN, CHAT SOON XX ~ DrPM & ABx

Ep. 19 ~ 27 Mar 18 ~ Pop Culture News

ALL OF THE POP CULTURE NEWS as voted by our lovely group poll persons!! Mumbled a bit about Black Panther $$ stats, got excited over Constantine, loving the Star Wars Disneyland/book tie-ins, looking forward to Monty Python on Netflix, this week’s FAKE NEWS aka random bits of info we all found, AND A NEW THING… we watch the Deadpool trailer with audio… and realise we need to do more research before the movie comes out!!! With bonus beepy Cheezel, because she demanded to be included by yelling at us from downstairs for an hour… Continue reading “Ep. 19 ~ 27 Mar 18 ~ Pop Culture News”

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