Ep. 43 ~ Jan & Feb 2019 ~ Pop Culture Meetup

Round table discussion from the best and brightest pop culture minds that Brisbane has to offer!!

January 2019 guests – Jeffery, Jacob, Claire, Yugen, Krishna, Brad, Shaun, Liam & Jeremy.

February 2019 guests – Brad, Ray, Shaun, Jacob, Felix, Jeremey, Claire, Krishna, & Liam.

Topics:

Playing, watching, and/or reading each month.

New Years Geeky Resolutions.

Little bit of pop culture news, little bit of rumour.

Movies or books we didn’t really like the idea of but then learned to love ❤

Group page: https://www.facebook.com/groups/501943196826833/

JOIN THE POD!! Next meetup: Fri 26th April 2019 – Pop Culture Meetup Details: https://www.facebook.com/events/2071565822891825/

Ep. 42 ~ 21 Dec 18 ~ Pop Culture Meetup

Join us on a very festive podcast this month as we talk about all of the nerd things we want for Christmas from Santa, and what we have been reading, watching, and playing. Thanks to Ray, Sean, Brad, Jeremy, Shaun, Oliver, Felix, Claire, Jacob, Krishna, CJ, & the peanut gallery for sharing their pop culture lives. Happy holidays everyones!! ~ABx

Most Popular Podcast Facebook Group: https://www.facebook.com/groups/501943196826833/

Next Pop Culture Meetup ~ Fri 18 Jan ~ https://www.facebook.com/events/599316937169956/

Brisbane Pop Culture Meetup Facebook Page: https://www.facebook.com/BrisbanePopCultureMeetup/

Ep. 41 ~ 17 Oct 18 ~ Pop Culture Meetup – 4TH BIRTHDAY HALLOWEEN CELEBRATION!!!!

Pop Culture Podcast Crew: Jacob, Liam, Felix, Brad, Claire, Amanda, Sean, Krishna, Oliver, ‘redacted’, Paul, & Jeremey!!

Podcast Topics:
– Happy 4th Birthday to us!!
– Our Favourite Halloween Movies & Spooky Pop Culture Characters
– Wheel of Time Amazon TV Series (Fantasy Book Series)
– Rockstar 100hr Crunch Brag
-What we have been all reading/watching/playing this month!!!

Come along to our next meetup on Fri 17th Nov 2018, 5pm at Brisbane Square Library!! Or join in the discussion online NOWWWWW……

Brisbane Pop Culture Meetup Facebook Page: https://www.facebook.com/BrisbanePopCultureMeetup/

Most Popular Podcast Facebook Group: https://www.facebook.com/groups/501943196826833/

Thanks for tuning in!! Chat soon ~ ABx &DrPM

Ep. 36 ~ Pop Culture Meetup Podcasts: June & July 2018

Part 1: Fri 20 July ~ Hosts: Amanda, Paul, Oliver, Jacob, Tess, Luke, Sean, Krishna, Abby & Brad
Topics: What we are currently reading/watching/playing, The Deep Toys, Teen Titans (live-action) SDCC trailer, Star Wars Clone Wars SDCC info, & Green Lantern.

Part 2: Fri 15 Jun (35:45min) ~ Hosts: Brad, Ricardo, Liam, Krishna, Oliver
(Paul & Amanda away Phantoming in Sydney!)
Topics: ‘What TV show would you like to see brought back?’, ‘Will video game movies ever work?’, & ‘What is everyone playing/reading/watching’ right now?!.

 

NEXT Pop Culture Meetup – 5pm, Fri 17 August, Brisbane Square Library: https://www.facebook.com/events/252723965525030/

BUY KID PHANTOM #5 NOW: https://www.phantomcomic.com.au/collections/kid-phantom

 

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. 29 ~ Cobra Kai Review

After having a general ‘non-spoilery’ chat about it on ep. 28 of the Most Popular Podcast, we decided to further discuss the storyline, characters, actors, and nostalgia of the ‘Karate Kid’ continuation series that is ‘Cobra Kai’ on Youtube Red!

Link to FREE first episode: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCe9DTWmhhxeKyYHL4mldGcA

Cobra Kai Series Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/CobraKaiNeverDies/

Continue reading “Ep. 29 ~ Cobra Kai Review”

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”

Ep. 15 ~ Pitching Comics for Film Panel w/Movie Producer, Robbie Miles ~ ACAF 2018

Australian Comic Arts Festival ~ Q&A Panel discussing the film and comic book industries, genre, tropes, how to get projects considered for film/submission, materials, who to talk to, budgets, a few of the stories he has/is making for film, project/story management/development, tag lines & pitching, finding the right people for the right projects & relationship building, book adaptation examples, character development, stereotypical examples of what to stay away from, literary agents, screenwriting, and much, much more. Quality, informative, and inspiring information for anyone looking to get started!!

With artist – Nicola Scott, and writer – Andrew Constant, also providing insight!

If you have a follow up question, please contact Robbie via LinkedIn: https://au.linkedin.com/in/robbie-miles-45ab7249

 

Ep. 13 ~ Kid Phantom Panel ~ ACAF 2018

Australian Comic Arts Festival (ACAF) Kid Phantom Q&A panel that turned into a casual chat/podcast on Sunday 11 Feb 2018…

Who was there:  Dr. Paul Mason (Artist), Andrew Constant (Writer – not murdered!), Glenn Ford (Frew Publishing), Robbie Miles (Producer/Fan), Antonio DiDio (Fan/Emotional Support Officer), Trevor Clark (Fan), Luke Geaghan (Fan) & Amanda Bacchi (Moderator)… and several other unheard audience members!!!

What we discussed:
– The ‘Comics for Kids’ panel earlier in the day
– The success that has been the first 3 Kid Phantom issues
– Background into the writing and art of the book
– How the stories have been set up and how/why
– Influences
– Costume drawing
– A little history of kids comics (internationally speaking), engaging with a young audience
– Popularity and differences in the different models of distribution: subscription, newsagent & comic book shop
– What the fans are looking forward to!!

http://kidphantom.com.au/

Ep. 11 ~ Fri 16 Feb 18 ~ Pop Culture Meetup

Join the gang from the monthly pop culture meetup at Brisbane Square Library (Dr Paul, Brad, Tess, Michel, Jeremy, Jacob, & Oliver) as they break down the weekly pop culture news! Chatting Westworld, Monkey Magic, Black Panther, Deadpool, Han Solo, & Lemony Snicket!! (Spoilers)

Since (Amanda) was away sick, Paul seemed to have lost total control in places so there were a few cuts, a lot of people talking over each other (manners people!), and several conversations happening at once (oops). But, all in all, fun times! Haha. Let’s do it again next month!

Continue reading “Ep. 11 ~ Fri 16 Feb 18 ~ Pop Culture Meetup”

Ep. 9 ~ Debrief w/Nicola Scott & Gary Chaloner ~ ACAF 2018

Australian Comic Arts Festival debrief with Nicola Scott & Gary Chaloner, recorded while waiting for the National Gallery to open on Monday morning!

Discussion about the best features of the festival, the relaxed and engaging nature of the content/panels, and the future of the Australian comic book industry. Building community, bringing together the leaders of our industry, celebrating skills and collaboration.

 

 

Ep. 7 – 10 Feb 18 ~ Pop Culture News w/ACAF Guests

Join Amanda and Dr Paul for the weekly top-voted news, coming to you from the secret portfolio room at the Australia Comic Arts Festival in Canberra. Joined by fellow pop culture enthusiasts, creators, and good mates – Christian Read (Writer, Gestalt Comics), Glenn Ford (Editor, Frew Publications), & Robbie Miles (Producer, Mythmaker Media). Much fun! Continue reading “Ep. 7 – 10 Feb 18 ~ Pop Culture News w/ACAF Guests”

VIDEO: Most POPular – Concept Unboxed

A fun discussion about pop culture with a unique Australian perspective. Intro/Test Video. Unboxing new gear. Discussing concept. Pimping Brisbane Comic Book Meetup – Fri 19 Jan, 5pm @ Brisbane Square Library. Annoying the Rosie birb. End credit stolen from previous vid by Kris R Anderson!

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