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253. Under Rated Movies
Jun 12 • 65 min
Conisder Yourself Challenged! Recently I was challenged to name make a list of movies that I thought was under rated by Kenny Smith from the audio narrative podcast Super Dirt… and well I’m terrible at challenges, but the challenge was to post 10 movies…
252. Comics Place in Protests
Jun 5 • 21 min
Welcome to Fandom a celebration of Pop Culture and Pop Art. It’s been a while since we posted an episode and everything that we’ve recorded prior is available to watch on our Facebook Page but in light of all of the things going on in the world right now…
251. Why not Fandom? The Random Dude Josh
May 16 • 47 min
Sometimes Fandoms are a part of your life from the time you are young and sometimes you connect with something when you are older. The Random Dude Josh from the Undercover Capes Podcast Network has a little bit of everything in his Fandom 5, but my…
Fandom is about liking things – Kaitlyn Booth – Fandom 5
May 10 • 64 min
Fandoms are about the things that you like, and in this Fandom 5, Kaitlyn Booth and I talk about the positive side of the Star Wars Fandom, what its like to get into the Marvel Fandom, writing Fanfiction about one of her favorite movies, a video game…
249. Fandom 5: Family and Morals – JM Bell
May 2 • 46 min
Join us as we talk about JM Bell from the World’s Greatest Podcast Network and TheComicBookShow.com about his Fandom 5. Five fandoms that have positively influenced his life. We talk about the themes of Family, Found Family, Morals, and talk about how its…
248. All the Star Things – Branden’s Fandom 5
Apr 18 • 59 min
Guys, we recorded an episode live. We’re still figuring this out, but Nik and Tayler turn the tables on Branden and ask him about his Fandom 5. We get a little distracted along the way but we narrate MOST of our visual bits. Join us as we talk about Star…
247. Picard Season 1 Wrap UP
Apr 11 • 60 min
The Fortress of Comictude, the Nerd Dome Podcast and the Fandom Podcast join forces to talk about the first season of Star Trek Picard. What we liked, what we didn’t and who was our favorite. Live Long and Prosper
246. The Uncanny Ryab – Fandom 5
Apr 4 • 75 min
Join us as we talk to the Uncanny Ryab from the Nerd Dome Podcast about his Fandom 5. Star Wars Star Trek X-Men Fantasy Books Video Games We have discussions about world’s vs characters, about watching what you like because you like it, about how Fandoms…
Bonus: Causality Shift – Welcome to the Hawking
Mar 27 • 32 min
Has it been crazy for you? It’s been crazy for me. Enjoy this episode of a project that I’ve been working on and had to put on hold based on time constraints. Do you like it? Should we keep going and add a few new crew members? Enjoy Causality Shift…
245. Bad A** Women with Strong Emotions
Mar 19 • 59 min
Tayler comes on and talks about Bad A** Women with Strong Emotions and connects it to Humanity, Empathy, and Representation… Listen to the end for the outtakes, you won’t be disappointed. Tayler’s Fandom 5 has a very clear theme, but only after you listen…
244. Fandom Rant
Mar 7 • 12 min
This is a shorter episode this week, but Branden goes off on a rant about fans in fandom. He identifies two different kinds of fans that he’s seeing, shares which one he’d rather be and why, and encourages those listening to look at their motivations.…
243. Fandom is Euphoria – Nik English – Fandom 5
Feb 28 • 88 min
After asking him multiple times I was finally able to get Nik to agree to come on the show and talk about his Fandom 5, five fandoms that have positively influenced his life. Listen as he talks about the things that I rarely let him go into detail in on a…
242. Doctor Who, Maisel and Magicians – Fandom Follow Up
Feb 21 • 64 min
Last year we experienced Doctor Who, The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel and The Magicians. This year we are following up on them by playing a game of Hypothetical questions. We have three scenarios and have to pick a character from each fandom. No character can be…
241. The Jim Henson Experience – Lena English – Fandom 5
Feb 14 • 61 min
This week I talk to Nik’s better half, Lena English about her Fandom 5 (Five fandoms that have positively influenced her life) We talk about Gillmore Girls, Harry Potter, Numbers (Book Series), The Dark Crystal / Jim Henson, and the craft of Stained…
240. Getting Weird About Fandoms – Roni Gosch
Feb 5 • 49 min
This week we are doing another Fandom 5 with Roni Gosch from the podcast The Litcast of Doom. We have a really cool discussion about how different fandoms affect us differently depending on our stage of life. Don’t forget to subscribe to The Litcast of…
239. Picard Wars Out – Reviews
Jan 29 • 64 min
This Week the Gang’s back together for some Fandom Reviews. We talk about Star Wars, Star Trek Picard, and Knives out. Leave us comments in the form of a Gif for a shoutout in the next episode! May the Fandom Be With you!
238. Mallory Holbrook – Ok, I Love this
Jan 22 • 43 min
In this episode, Mallory shares her experiences with Fandoms that have let her down, but she has still found ways that she loves them and shows us how to look for fandoms in unexpected places. Mallory Holbrook is one of the hardest working Geeks in the…
237. Troy Wood ruined my childhood – Fandom5
Jan 14 • 59 min
Troy Wood from the World War G Podcast and The Celeb 10’s Youtube channel has joined me for this episode to talk about his Fandom 5. We talk about Star Wars TV, the best and worst of Pixar, Voice Actors with hearts of gold, How TMNT proves that reboots…
Fandom 5: Jared Elder
Jan 9 • 45 min
We are back after our break and this week we interview Fandomaniac Jared Elder about his Fandom 5. The top Five fandoms in his life. We have a discussion about how Fandoms make the fan and how Fans make the fandoms their own. Jared’s Fandom 5: Robotech…
235. Fandom+ Fritz is the Hot One
Nov 21, 2019 • 67 min
Disney+ is upon us. What does that mean for our Fandoms? What did we watch first, what are we excited to watch? Is there any reason for someone without kids to get this? And Most importantly, who did we choose as our Profile Pictures? Next week is devoted…
234. Shall we play a game?
Nov 15, 2019 • 52 min
This week we’re coming at you with three rounds of trivia play. The First Round is Acronomicon (AKA Points to Nik) The Second Round is Kardashian Slang (AKA Points to Tayler)The Third Round is Cute Couple from Across the Fandomverse Who wins? Who loses?…
233. Fandom Ketchup – Its Been a While
Nov 7, 2019 • 63 min
Hey guys, It’s Been a While! We talk about the things that we’ve been enjoying and give you some recommendations as to what to watch next. If you would like to be interviewed sign up for our patreon at patreon.com/fandompodcast.
232. The Rise of Skywalker Trailer Talk
Oct 26, 2019 • 70 min
Fandomaniac Colton Cutshaw Joins us as we talk about Star Wars the Rise of Skywalker Ticket Sale News, Discuss the Final trailer, and come up with some crazy predictions that would be fun if they came true. Don’t forget… this is a JJ Abrams trailer……
231. Great Characters from Great Stories – Joe Darowski from The Protagonist Podcast
Oct 17, 2019 • 47 min
Joe Darowski is a frequent guest and good friend of the Fandom Podcast. Branden sat down to talk to him about podcasting about Great Characters from Great Stories and we wanted to share it with all of the Fandomaniacs as well. If you aren’t subscribed to…
230. Star Trek and Sony and Marvel Oh MY!
Oct 10, 2019 • 36 min
Alright guys, let’s do something that we haven’t done for a while… Let’s Jump into the News, sponsored our Patrons you’re the best. If you want to be the Best, head over to patreon.com/fandompodcast. You’ll get access to some exclusive content that we…
229. Nik Does Voices at FanX & Streaming News
Sep 29, 2019 • 78 min
We start out this episode by talking about some of our FanX experience, Nik by far had the best story to tell since he got up on stage and performed in front of thousands. Then we talk about NBC’s streaming news and the terrible name choice for their new…
228. Live From FanX – Gameshow!
Sep 12, 2019 • 53 min
Hey Guys we played Fandom ABC’s and Memes in Person at FanX Salt Lake! Also we revisit a game that didn’t quite work before… What I found out is that the Audience Members did much better than the hosts did, but thats because the Fandomaniacs are the best!
227. D23 & Me!
Aug 29, 2019 • 55 min
Disney’s BiAnnual Fan Club Expo has wrapped up and taken place and there is so much news that we had to talk about it. Live-action movies, Star Wars Movies, Marvel Movies, and oh yeah the Sony and Spider-Man take as well. The Fandom Podcast Begins now!…
226. Nik and Branden Scared Stupid
Aug 23, 2019 • 57 min
This week we are covering all things horror and supernatural, and so, of course, Tayler schools Nik and Branden in the genre. Patrons get a TV Monster Draft, Tayler Takes us through Horror Throughout the decades, Nik time travels through the decades with…
225. Is Star Trek really Progressive?
Aug 13, 2019 • 69 min
In this episode we introduce Tayler to Star Trek, and have a discussion about if it is actually as progressive as it seems on the outside or is it a benevolent authoritarian society, and does that really matter? Nik went Far From Home and talks about…
224. Jingle Jangle vs MoonDust
Jul 26, 2019 • 47 min
In this episode of the Fandom Podcast: TV Shows from Books that were TERRIBLE (And some that were better.) Riverdale’s drug storyline has nothing on Branden’s Personal anecdotes, and Patrons find out what books that we WANT to see adaptations of. What we…
222. Dungeons, Dragons, and Death Eaters
Jul 12, 2019 • 77 min
This week Patrons get some TV Time, Tayler has the Movies, Branden’s going to show you how to deconstruct your favorite comic characters and Nik gets trapped in a Dungeon, but that’s what happens when you play in the Fantasy and magical genres. The Fandom…
221. Fandom Potpourri
Jul 6, 2019 • 62 min
This week on the Fandom Podcast is our new format, let us know what you think about us tackling TV, Movies, Comics and books EVERY Week. It’s movie season and Nik has snagged himself some blockbusters to put in his eye holes and had an interesting…
220. The Best TV Themes – Products of their Generation
Jun 26, 2019 • 61 min
What is your Favorite TV Theme song? We go over what makes a good theme song and discuss many of our favorites, but there are so many that we can’t get to them all. Find out if your favorite made the cut! To find out our favorite theme songs become a…
219. The Game of Pokedashian
Jun 14, 2019 • 49 min
The game we’re playing this week is a trivia game where we ask each other about the other’s favorite fandom. Nik is guessing all of the Kardashian Trivia, Tayler has to figure out the Pokemon stuff and Branden will be showing off his skills of knowing…
218. Umbrella Academy – It’s Technically not incest…
Jun 6, 2019 • 64 min
This week we’re talking about Umbrella Academy and the latest “TV” show about Dysfunctional Super Hero Families. There are some really cool themes in this show. One of the most prominent themes is that family bond’s don’t all have to be biological… unless…
217. Endgame Spoilers (Finally)
May 25, 2019 • 82 min
Alright End Game has been out for a month and so we’re going to spoil this thing. Some (not all) of the topics we will talk about are: Is Endgame Infinity War Part 2? Does Endgame make Infinity War Better? What Genre is it? Is it a Rom Com? What were your…
216. Ma’ is a Real Bad A**
May 16, 2019 • 56 min
We have some pretty cool moms (Thank’s Mom!) and because we know what a cool mom looks like we’re going to pick the coolest mom’s from across the Fandomverse and tell you why they are so good. Let us know what mom’s we missed in the comments! It’s the…
215. What’s Your Fandom? An Interview with Dante Basco
May 8, 2019 • 41 min
For the past three weekends we have been a different Fan Conventions and we capped off our whirlwind tour at the Paradigm High Fandom Expo. It was a great show that had a lot of passion for fandom. We got to talk to Dante Basco about his favorite fandoms…
214. Living the Con Lifestyle
Apr 30, 2019 • 93 min
Its been a crazy couple of weeks! We’ve been at FanX, Wasatch Comic Con, and this week we will be at the Paradigm Fandom Expo (at the time of release you can still get tickets). In this episode we talk about our experiences at FanX, Play a bit of our live…
213. Bunnies from Across the Fandomverse
Apr 17, 2019 • 59 min
Its about time for the Easter Bunny to start making the rounds and to celebrate that we are holding a Bunny Draft where we pull our favorite Bunnies from the Fandomverse Hat. What show does Nik think that Tayler and Branden would never know about but then…
212. Wasatch Con – Diversity Panel
Apr 10, 2019 • 44 min
Wasatch Comic Con is coming up on April 27th – 28th, 2019. In order to get ready for it we’ve decided to share with you the audio from one of the panels that Branden moderated last year, Diversity in comics. Joining Branden on this panel is: Andy…
211. Fandom News Roundup – March 2019
Apr 5, 2019 • 54 min
News Sponsored by Joseph from the Protagonist Podcast, Head over to Patreon.com/FandomPodcast to get your name in lights Idris Elba is the new Deadshot in James Gunn’s The Suicide Squad!…
210. Fandom Gameshow – The Electric Boogaloo
Mar 28, 2019 • 60 min
Join us for another Fandom Gameshow where John Irons from Captain Gameshow! pits the three of us against each other in geeky games of wordplay and trivia. You can find John’s show over on the Cosmic Potato Network Make sure to become a Patron at…
209: Captain Marvel Review
Mar 21, 2019 • 80 min
We Liked this movie and we think you can too. It’s been a few weeks since the movie came out. You’ve had time to watch it and we have some things to say. First off if you were waiting for our opinion on this, you must be a new listener and so, Hi! Thanks…
Bad Guy Battles – Ep 208
Mar 13, 2019 • 76 min
We’re playing a game. Based off an RPG called Laser’s and Feelings Each of us have chosen a character and decided if the character primarily uses skill and technique or emotion and raw power. We then assign a number 2-5. The better you are at Skills the…
Rom-Com’s worth watching – Ep 207
Mar 6, 2019 • 75 min
In this episode Nik, Tayler and Branden talk about some of their favorite Rom Com’s of all time. There is some overlap in picks but the reasons are all so very different. Join us as we talk about Time traveling rom-coms, Batman related Rom Coms and there…
News Roundup February 2019
Feb 28, 2019 • 45 min
This is the News Roundup for February 2018. Three fandom news stories and a contest. Do you want to win the contest? Well listen to the rules at the end. Rotten Tomatoes has changed its Ranking system…
REPLAY: Gilmore Girls – Ep 93
Feb 20, 2019 • 128 min
Replay>First appearance of Tayler Iversen: This episode is a Flashback from December 2016 (Episode 93) when Tayler made her first appearance on the Fandom Podcast. Nik and I talk with her and Lena English about Gilmore Girl’s a Year in the Life. Its fun…
Fandom N00Bz
Feb 13, 2019 • 63 min
Everyone’s got to start somewhere right? This week, Nik, Branden and Tayler have taken on the challenge to join a fandom that they haven’t experienced yet. Nik started with the SyFy series, The Magicians, Tayler got her first taste of Jodi Whittaker’s…
Overlooked, Disrespected, and Snubbed Fandoms – Ep 203
Feb 5, 2019 • 79 min
Recently our favorite political pundit Bill Maher has doubled down on his Comic Book Hate, telling us that we shouldn’t like what we like, and that we should read some more (which is funny because the reason that he has spoken up again is because he wrote…
BingeWorthy Boozeroos
Jan 30, 2019 • 76 min
For most things in the world when you go on a Binge it is a bad thing, but in the Fandomverse going on a Binge is common and relaxing. So why is it okay to binge TV but not food or drink? What makes something bingeworthy and what are the different kind of…
This is FANDOM!
Jan 22, 2019 • 61 min
Episode 201: This year has brought some changes on the Fandom Podcast including a new co-host. Nik and Branden get nostalgic talking about our favorite Jeff memories and then go on to talk to new host Tayler Iversen about what Fandom is. If you would like…
A Few of Our Nerdiest Things
Jan 16, 2019 • 20 min
We spend Episode 200 celebrating a few of our nerdiest things with the Uncanny Ryab (Ryan) from the Nerd Dome Podcast. Batman, Light Sabers, Doctor who, Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles, and the Fandomaniacs get some time in this episode. The show starts out…
Fandom Movie League Auction – That Seems a Little High
Jan 10, 2019 • 73 min
New Year, New Movies, New Fandom Movie League. This year we are joined by Joe Darowski from the Protagonist Podcast to auction off the 2019 Movie Slate. Someone Bets Big on the MCU, someone bets big on Star Wars, and Someone only buys movies in the 2nd…
And the Winner is… – Ep 198
Jan 1, 2019 • 69 min
Send us your submissions for the 2019 Fantasy Movie League! to Feedback@FandomPodcast.com News Roundup for the First Week of 2019 and then we have our final wrap up for the 2018 FML. We discuss some changes and some strategy. Nik Also gives us a tease on…
Momotaro – Ch1: The Council of Gods
Dec 25, 2018 • 18 min
Christmas is a time to spend time with Friends, Family, and Loved ones. We hope that you’re able to do that this year. Branden and his son have been working on adapting a Japanese fairy tale together… Okay Branden has been trying to keep up as his son…
The Man with the Golden Liver – Ep 197
Dec 19, 2018 • 51 min
Join Branden and Jeff to talk about this week’s news, and since its a week without Nik of course we have to talk about James Bond. News Sponsored by the sweet tones of the Uncanny Ryab Call To Action Big News Spider-Verse is REALLY good…
Dare Deville (Daredevil Season 3)
Dec 13, 2018 • 56 min
So the Netflix feud with Disney has cancelled this show, but we decide to talk about it and discuss whether or not you should get into it knowing you won’t get season 4. We discuss what we liked, what we didn’t like and how it fits into the overall…
Where did the Doll hurt you? Ep 196
Dec 5, 2018 • 46 min
The thing that we want to know this week, what are some times that Directors have flat out LIED to the audience? We’re looking at you Abrams, Russo, and others! Also be sure to stay to the end to hear about our TWO giveaways! Wow, I really just used two…
You’re Gonna Need Tissues – Ep 195
Nov 27, 2018 • 43 min
We have two giveaways in this week’s News Roundup so be sure to listen to find out how to enter. News Sponsored by The William The Second Big News Venom Passes $800 Million Globally and outranks Wonder Woman?…
Comics Fandom Unite! – Ep 194
Nov 21, 2018 • 45 min
Detective Pikachu has made Branden Question everything about his life, Forky proves that Pixar understands children, Bill Maher proves that he doesn’t know anything about the current generation, and Netflix gives Stan Lee an Easter Egg. News Sponsored by…
Insert Avengers Movie Quote Here – Excelsior!
Nov 13, 2018 • 65 min
Avengers 4 is going to be subtitled with a quote from a previous MCU movie according to the Russo Brothers. What quotes do you think would make the best title? Jeff thinks it should be Avengers: Piss off Ghost, but what are your favorite contenders? We…
Perfect Movies
Nov 6, 2018 • 56 min
This Random Fandom was sent in by John Irons to the Fandomaniacs Facebook Group to discuss the movies that we consider to be perfect. We then promptly turned it around on you guys and asked you. Then we waited…. and waited… and waited… to get it all…
All Up In The Spoilers – Ep 191
Oct 31, 2018 • 43 min
Happy Halloween! The scariest thing on the internet is a week where Jeff and Branden go on a tangent filled episode without Nik. There really is something about the Power of Three! In this Halloween News roundup we get some news from Kevin Feige, Jeff is…
The Snappening Broke the Internet – Ep 190
Oct 23, 2018 • 45 min
Are you a time traveler? If you answered no then we have a surprise for you! We need you to write us a Review of Next Week’s episode… today! You can comment on this post, send us a message, an email, or leave a REAL Facebook / Apple Podcasts review and we…
Hot or Not – Ep 189
Oct 17, 2018 • 52 min
News Sponsored by Patron Ryan Big News Netflix canceles Iron Fist Under the Radar Director returning for Black Panther 2 (no duuuu)https://nerdist.com/black-panther-sequel-ryan-coogler-direct-write/ Kraven the hunter movie is a thing aparently…
Make Disney Great Again – Episode 188
Oct 9, 2018 • 51 min
New Star Wars TV Shows and information, Kathleen Kennedy Contract Extension, Russian Bots and Lady Gaga Fans weaponizing reviews, and look out Sweden, fate has chosen another ruler! And Nik has inside information on the new Power Rangers series! Its the…
It’s still him… even though it’s her
Oct 7, 2018 • 40 min
The new series of Doctor Who comes out this weekend and Jeff found two female Whovians in the wild that were not thrilled with the casting of a female Doctor. Through a discussion of what Doctor Who is and why it is important to each of them Jeff is able…
Sony Already has That Guy’s Money – Ep 187
Oct 5, 2018 • 40 min
I have a bit of a confession, my Day Job ate all my podcast editing time this week, and then my side hustle destroyed all my sleeping time, and so I figured what the heck, who needs sleep, I’m getting this up dang it! Thanks for being patient. News…
They don’t know what they doin’ – Ep 186
Sep 26, 2018 • 48 min
Welcome to the Fandom Podcast Episode 186 This is the show that brings together geeks nerds from across the Fandomverse to analyze the news and discuss your favorite TV, Movies, Comics and books. This is the News roundup for the Third week of September…
With our Powers Combined! Episode 185
Sep 19, 2018 • 63 min
News Sponsored by Joseph Big News Henry Cavill Is / Isn’t out as Superman in the DCEU (How Would you Fix this mess?) He’s also in as the Witcher And thinks he’s an A-lister now because of MI6…
Two Red Lightsabers – FanX 2018 – Ep 184
Sep 11, 2018 • 75 min
Welcome to the Fandom Podcast Episode 184 This is the show that brings together geeks nerds from across the Fandomverse to analyze the news and discuss your favorite TV, Movies, Comics and books. And Right now we’re recovering from FanX. And joining me in…
Modern Day Sasquatch – Touching Panels – Ep 183
Sep 5, 2018 • 69 min
This week we’re coming up on FanX Salt Lake, the convention which they aren’t allowed to say was formerly known as Salt Lake Comic Con, but we totally can. When you probably think of Comic Cons you think of Celebrities, Cosplay, and Crowds but you may not…
Disney is Being Non-Commital – Episode 182
Aug 28, 2018 • 53 min
Disney is not willing to dive deep into their vault. Danny Boyle doesn’t want to kill Bond. Branden has questionable taste in music. We all like to cheat at video games, and we announce a new contest for a Funko Giveaway. The discussions from this week’s…
SLGC Recap and Interviews – Episode 181
Aug 24, 2018 • 77 min
This Episode of the Fandom Podcast is a long time in the making. Back in July we went to Salt Lake Gaming Con. Branden got a chance to interview Christopher Judge, The Nintendo Nerd and The Amateur Drone. Nik got to fulfill a fantasy with the Uncanny…
Let’s Get Ready to Fandom! – Ep 180
Aug 18, 2018 • 54 min
Ladies and Gentlemen, Boys and Girls of all ages…. Let’s Get Ready to FAAAAAAANNNNDDDOOOOOMMMM! In the news this week we discuss the Oscars, Marvel’s Netflixodus, Stephen Amell is going ‘All In’ for wrestling, and IMAX is going to re-release ALL 20 MCU…
Why Comics are important
Aug 10, 2018 • 36 min
This week Branden is going rogue. He spends a couple minutes talking about why Comics are important to him and then jumps into interviews with Ryan Cady and Phillip Sevy, Bob Mcleod, Kevin Eastman, and Marv Wolfman. There are great discussions about the…
Swipe Left for Picard – Episode 179
Aug 8, 2018 • 50 min
Patrick Stewart is returning to Star Trek as everyone’s favorite Frenchman with an English Accent, Jean-Luc Picard. We don’t know what his show will be about for sure, but that doesn’t stop us from speculating! In a shoe is on the other foot kind of story…
The Far Side – Pre Internet Memes
Aug 4, 2018 • 61 min
Join us this week as Joe Darowski from the Protagonist Podcast discusses the comic “The Far Side” with us. Like usual he brings his in depth knowledge of all things geeky and his fun banter. The Far Side is a single panel newspaper comic that debuted it…
Ant-man and Quantum Physics Girl
Jul 28, 2018 • 45 min
Join us as we talk about the 20th installment in the Marvel Cinematic Universe, “Ant-Man and The Wasp” or you know Quantum Physics Girl if you can’t remember the name “Wasp.” This is a full spoiler episode that will cover all parts of the Marvel Cinematic…
Padded Resume – SDCC News – Episode 177
Jul 25, 2018 • 99 min
Its kind of funny that so much of the news at a Comic Con is about the Trailers that came out. We talk about many of them and give our opinions. Streaming services are reviving old beloved franchises to get subscribers and DC has finally found the…
Nickelodeon Got Dark – Episode 176
Jul 18, 2018 • 34 min
Nickelodeon has some dark, dark theories. So much so that live action remakes would probably fit well in the DCEU, which by the way Jeff fixed after finding out that its set in a futuristic 1950’s with a little bit of wibbly wobbly timey wimey help from…
Spider-Man N’waaar – Episode 175
Jul 12, 2018 • 47 min
We’ve already established that Nik doesn’t see color, but apparently he doesn’t see shades of gray either. We have some Spider-Man Noir news that might make you go, “Wait. What?” Nik brings Batman to a Spider-Man fight, Legendary comic creator Steve Ditko…
Cash Grab News – Episode 174
Jul 4, 2018 • 42 min
Despite what the title of this episode is we at the Fandom Podcast firmly believe that the entertainment industry is about great story telling and the cash comes in because of that (Yes Jeff I will keep believing that.) Fandoms are the things that we love…
Spider-Man: HomeWrecker
Jun 29, 2018 • 52 min
You don’t want to miss this episode. Not only do we give away the Sexy Jeff Goldblum Funko Pop, Nik is in rare form. First he calls Star Wars a pair of socks, then he calls Spider-Man a Homewrecker, and then he makes fun of a long time Star Trek producer.…
Captain Gameshow vs Botoxigen
Jun 22, 2018 • 84 min
Our heroes are joined this week by Captain Gameshow to battle the Evil Botoxigen in a battle of wits. The Game show this month is guest hosted by Captain Gameshow Himself, John Irons of the Cosmic Potato Podcast Network. He brings Haiku’s, wordplay and…
Netflix Saves!
Jun 20, 2018 • 43 min
Episode 172: Netflix makes a deal with the Devil, The Marvel / Fortnite connection, Weird Al Covers 77 songs, and Billy D. Williams reveals that he’s on a new Workout regiment, and fans think that means something… Big News: Netflix Saves Lucifer…
It’s Still Feige
Jun 12, 2018 • 43 min
E3 brought a ton of game announcements (Including BattleToads,) The DCEU has figured out a solution to Super HERO fatigue, There are some new movie trailers, and Jeph Loeb opens up about Iron Fist. We have a Sexy Ian Malcolm funko pop to give away, and we…
Mark Ruffalo is the Fuzzy Puppy
Jun 6, 2018 • 53 min
Female James Bond Villains, Immortal Characters Dying, Chris Hemsworth’s adorable crush, and his shocking comments about Avengers 4. The news this week is quite a ride, so be sure to buckle up, because Branden is driving while under the influence of…
News and The Crappy TV We Watch
May 31, 2018 • 64 min
We break the news in to four categories, The Big News, Under the Radar, The Wildcard and The Fuzzy Puppy Story. Let us know what you think about that. The stories we talk about are Solo’s Box Office, Netflix’s method for cancelling shows, Sexual…
The First Law of Thermodynamics is…
May 24, 2018 • 47 min
Welcome to our Geeky Game Night. The News episode had some technical difficulties and so we’re jumping straight into the games. The rounds that we play in this episode are “Dinner and a Movie” where we mash up movie names with Foods, “Fake News” in which…
What Does the Fox Say? You’re Cancelled!
May 16, 2018 • 57 min
We sent Jeff off to Look for Nik, and now Nik has returned but Jeff is gone… We should have thought this out. In the News Roundup, this Week Nik and Branden finally figure out what the Fox says, “You’re Canceled!” They talk about the current Wrestling…
Infinity Spoilers: Branden is Wrong
May 12, 2018 • 81 min
Branden seems to be the only person on the internet that didn’t LOVE Infinity War. This episode was recorded the weekend that the movie came out, but in order to allow more people to see it without spoiling it, we held off releasing it until today. The…
News: Sulu a Star Trek Story
May 9, 2018 • 46 min
Infinity War breaks a billion and Solo beats out Black Panther and get ready for the movie that you didn’t know that you wanted, Sulu: A Star Trek Story… really listen to Jeff and Branden workshop it and you won’t be disappointed… okay, you probably won’t…
Potentially Bad Movie Casting – Live at Wasatch Comic Con
May 5, 2018 • 39 min
Live from Wasatch Comic Con! Any podcast can talk about the actors that they would love to see play their favorite Super Heroes on TV or in the Movies, but it takes a special, warped sense of humor to cast Bad versions of characters. Who do we cast…
News: Movie Season is a Feeling in your Heart
May 2, 2018 • 54 min
Its that magical time of year when everyone comes together to celebrate humanity and epic stories are told around a glowing … movie screen… With Avengers Infinity War coming out last weekend we talked a little bit about the dominance that they had and how…
RFC: We Stand on Guard Review
Apr 28, 2018 • 54 min
In this Brian K. Vaughn book set roughly 100 years in the future, America and Canada are at war. Both sides believe that they have the justified reason, but are they both right? Unanimously we recommend reading this book. It has a beginning, a middle and…
News: Vitruvian Superman
Apr 25, 2018 • 56 min
Episode 164: This week in our news roundup we decipher Marvel’s code to success, we talk about the proper way to wear underwear, the most unlikely comic variant covers you will ever find, Steven Spielberg’s tone in movies has completely changed, then…
Comic Collecting 101 – With Charles Prows
Apr 21, 2018 • 73 min
Do you have an old comic collection gathering dust? Is it worth anything? Is it your children’s only hope for a college fund? Does it look like the dead sea scrolls? How can you get it graded? These are all questions that we ask and Charles Prows,…
The Internet Test – With Charles Prows
Apr 17, 2018 • 47 min
News Episode 163 – This is the News Roundup for the 3rd Week of April 2018 and joining us this week we have Charles Prows, Co-Founder of Wasatch Comic Con, Owner of The Nerdstore, and Host on the Nerd Dome Podcast. We cover the Good, the Bad, the Ugly and…
Are You Whining Batman? Comic Book Trivia
Apr 15, 2018 • 57 min
Introducing the Cluemaster! This week on the Fandom Podcast we’re playing some comic book trivia and as a way to include Branden into the Game the Cluemaster who is a random Fandomaniac has joined us with all sorts of comic book questions. This game is…
Lunch Break!
Apr 11, 2018 • 57 min
This is the News Roundup for the second week of April 2018. In theory we talk about the Marvel Lifestyle, Batgirl, the Solo Trailer, and Isao Takahata, but we get off on some great tangents about Drag Queens and the best ways to spend your lunch break. As…
Wasatch Comic Con – Roger Prows
Apr 6, 2018 • 48 min
Roger Prows is the Co-Founder of Wasatch Comic Con, A Con for Creators, and we sit down and talk to him about this FREE event. Roger shares with us what inspired this convention, some of the ups, some of the downs and how Kevin Eastman, the creator of the…
Did you See the News?
Apr 4, 2018 • 50 min
Don’t get fooled by all the April fools jokes that are still lingering on the internet. We talk about what we saw, what we liked and what we fell for. We have some behind the scenes comic talk with Roger Prows, co-founder of Wasatch Comic Con, a Con for…
The Buffy Musical Episode: This is a Bad Pilot
Mar 30, 2018 • 67 min
I have a Theory! It could be … Oh Hello! It’s Random Fandom Week on the Fandom Podcast and the Fandomaniacs have asked us to talk about Buffy the Vampire Slayer Season 6 Episode 7, “Once More With Feeling” which is the musical episode of Buffy the Vampire…
#NotMyTurtles
Mar 27, 2018 • 47 min
This is the News Roundup for the Last week of March 2018. Nik is Back! And he noticed that Jeff and I rearranged the furniture. In this episode we talk about the future of Cinema, what happens to Good stories when studios can’t leave them alone. We do…
Infinity War Trailer Discussion & Giveaway
Mar 23, 2018 • 30 min
Jeff and Branden take advantage of another episode without Nik to talk about something that we always MAKE Nik talk about but that he does begrudgingly, a NEW Trailer. No this isn’t a discussion on the new Deadpool trailer (Branden wouldn’t know what to…
Any Reasonable Offer Considered
Mar 20, 2018 • 47 min
So this week Nik is gone, and so of course we talk about some of his favorite fandoms. We talk about the new Bond movie, how Sherlock Fans are the worst, the fact that we’re finally getting a Nicholas Cage Superman movie, and how Disney is picking its…
Reboots, Remakes and Sequels
Mar 17, 2018 • 41 min
It’s game week on the Fandom Podcast and we are focusing on Movie Remakes, Reboots, and Sequels. We play three rounds, The Sequel that Never Was, The Once and Future Reboot, and Remake Trivia. Upcoming Random Fandom Once more with Feeling, Buffy the…
News: Thats Definitely Padding
Mar 14, 2018 • 43 min
This week in the news we are joined by Kelly Williams to talk about Alan Cumming being a “Good Baddie” in the new season of Doctor Who, The Titan’s TV series introducing Jason Todd, our wish list for streaming services, Zachary Levi’s Shazam costume and…
News: Business Capt-ual?
Mar 8, 2018 • 62 min
Join Nik, Branden and Jeff as we explore the week’s Fandom News and get side tracked by all of the Fandom goodness that exists in this world. If you would like your Fandom news in Daily five minute chunks check out the new podcast Fandom 5 – Daily Fandom…
RFC: Artemis and Chekhov’s Phaser
Mar 5, 2018 • 90 min
This is the reboot of the Random Fandom. Once a month we will be taking requests from our patrons to talk about a TV Show, Movie, Comic or Book, and so if you are a patron head over to Patreon.com/FandomPodcast and let us know what you want us to talk…
Charity through Wizarding
Mar 2, 2018 • 28 min
This is our Wizarding Dayz Charity episode. We got a chance to go and have a good time at Wizarding Dayz, but not just have a good time, but support good causes. We got a chance to talk to the charities involved a little bit about Fandoms and a lot about…
That’s a Bad Birthday Gift
Feb 28, 2018 • 63 min
In the news this week: Lauren Cohan wants to be paid like a man, The Internet Freaks out, Disney reboots yet another property for its streaming service, and the Last Air Bender is coming to Blu ray, and Jeff gives Branden advice on buying birthday gifts…
Better Than The Book
Feb 23, 2018 • 59 min
As a nerd how many times have you heard, “It wasn’t as good as the book!” but sometimes the movie is just as good or even better than the book. Whether its an issue with needing to explain the aesthetics, pacing issues, or even format, sometimes our…
Sigh’s and Sai’s
Feb 20, 2018 • 53 min
Episode 155: What in the world are they doing to the Ninja Turtles!?!? In the matter of minutes Nik and Jeff convince Branden to abandon his wait to hate mentality towards new things and be very concerned. The weapons on every single Ninja Turtle have…
Wizard Mashups: Puns are Never Consensual
Feb 16, 2018 • 58 min
Come see us at Wizarding Dayz! Wizarding Dayz is coming up and to get ready we are spending our game week playing Wizard games, from Magical Mashups where you combine a magical show with a non magical show, Magic 101 where we create a fun class for a…
Nik’s ESPN Ideas
Feb 13, 2018 • 68 min
This is our News roundup for the Second week of February. Which means this is your last chance to enter to win the Star Wars Rebels Funko Pop. We have a lot of news this week so be sure to check out the show notes for links to all of the stories. What…
What Does Danny Devito Taste Like?
Feb 10, 2018 • 76 min
History Lesson The first Super Bowl took place in 1967 and wasn’t actually called the Super Bowl it was called the NFL-AFL world championship, and since there were only a few television stations at the time nearly all American Households tuned in to watch…
Support Your Local Black Panther (Movie)
Feb 7, 2018 • 44 min
It may be a slow news week but…Support Your Local Black Panther (Movie) Do you want to hear Branden put his foot in his mouth multiple times? What about a (bad) conspiracy theory about why DC Fanboys hate Star Wars the Last Jedi. What about an awkward…
Hulu’s Marvel’s The Runaways
Feb 3, 2018 • 92 min
You may have thought that your parents were bad, but they were probably not as bad as the parent in The Runaway’s Hulu’s original Marvel Teen Soap Opera, or Super Hero Show, or Family Drama… Or how about you just pick a genre. Join us as we discuss the…
Jeff Explains the Joke
Jan 31, 2018 • 68 min
Episode 152: This is the News Roundup for the Last week of January 2018. We have Big name stars in a commercial, Rick Grimes is narrating a Harry Potter Book, Marvel’s marketing is on point, DC’s marketing gets blasted, and is Disney abusing it’s market…
Trivia Time Warp
Jan 27, 2018 • 69 min
It’s Game Time! This week we are playing not one, not two, but three different types of Fandom Games starting with a Trivia Time Warp. Will Jeff defend his title of Trivia Master (Okay I just made that up), will Nik upset the standings, or has Branden…
Totally Original Movie News
Jan 24, 2018 • 48 min
Episode 151: This is your News update for the Third week of January 2018 and its official, Hollywood’s 80’s nostalgia reboot continues with properties that you’d forgotten. The sexiest Funko Pop ever has been released and I do believe it has given Jeff…
Q&A Extravaganza!
Jan 19, 2018 • 133 min
Episode 150: To Celebrate 150 Episodes we turned our format on its head for an episode and reached out to you for Questions about anything you wanted, and boy did you deliver! In this Giant Sized Episode you get a nearly uncut experience of what its like…
Going the Dad Route
Jan 16, 2018 • 58 min
Episode 150: Guess what! The Avengers is getting a TV Reboot… maybe… and no not that Avengers… But it does look like Marvel and Fox are finally trying to emulate DC for a change with Female Super Hero movies. Also there are some crazy movie premiere date…
Doctor Who – Twice Upon a Time – Reviews and Reactions
Jan 12, 2018 • 59 min
There has been a lot going on since Christmas, but don’t worry whovians we have your back. In this Episode we talk about the Doctor Who 2017 Christmas Special “Twice Upon a Time” where we see the 12th Doctor and the 1st Doctor work together. Can’t really…
Release the Fanboys!
Jan 9, 2018 • 53 min
Episode 149: This is the news update for the Second Week of January 2018. This week we’re getting a Comic Book Movie where the titular character has no lines, CBS All Access is coming to Amazon Prime… Kinda… The Fanboys are released, and make sure to…
Fandom Movie League 2018
Jan 5, 2018 • 61 min
You’ve heard of Fantasy Football, aka D&D / Accounting for jocks? Well this is the Fandom Movie League which follows similar rules to Fantasy Football, but uses the movies that are coming to the Box Office in 2018 to create your team. We have chosen 33…
Nik’s Pants – Minutes of Fun for Everyone
Jan 3, 2018 • 53 min
You thought with the holiday season that there wasn’t going to be much news, didn’t you? Well guess what, we found it! We have a classic Actress wants work story, a Harry Potter Augmented reality game by the makers of Pokemon Go, and Nik’s Internet…
Celebrity Interviews 2017
Dec 30, 2017 • 21 min
As 2017 comes to a wrap we are sharing the interviews that we haven’t shared yet with Celebrities from Across the Fandomverse. In this episode we hear from Jason Gray-Stanford who is both a voice actor and live action actor with roles from Dragon Ball Z,…
News: I’ve Always Ben Solo
Dec 26, 2017
News Episode 147: We hope you Happy Holidays, Merry Christmas, Happy Hannuka, a Wonderful Solstice, or just a great winter day. No matter what you’re celebrating we hope it’s great. Because of the way that the Holidays fell our recording schedule was a…
The Last Jedi – SPOILERS!
Dec 22, 2017 • 75 min
SPOILER WARING! In this Episode, we dive into our thoughts on the Last Jedi. We talk about the things that we like, why there is so much backlash against the movie, the characters and of course, the Porgs. One mystery that it seems that no one picked up…
News: The Newest Disney Queen
Dec 19, 2017 • 32 min
News Episode 146: Now that Disney has officially purchased Every Property known to man, welcome your newest Disney Princess…. I mean Queen… Dr. Frankenfurter. News Sponsored by Joseph Disney buys Fox for $54.1 Billion Dollars Punisher Season 2 is…
The Last Jedi – The First Impressions
Dec 15, 2017 • 11 min
Okay, fair warning… This is a Spoiler Alert for Star Wars Episode 8 the Last Jedi. Branden has very little voice, and a Final, and so wasn’t able to sync his schedule up with Nik and Jeff to record, but we still had Nik and Jeff record their first…
That’s Fake News… isn’t it?
Dec 12, 2017
Episode 145: This week there is lots of news, but most of it kept us wondering, “Wait… that’s real?” From Detective Pikachu to Quentin Tarantino directing the next Star Trek movie and Patrick Stewart saying that he’d come back for that we feel like we may…
Naughty & Nice from across the Fandomverse
Dec 8, 2017 • 58 min
Sure, Santa can make a list, and check it twice, but can he find a place for the Fandomverse’s most morally ambiguous characters? Don’t worry big guy, we have you covered. We try to figure out whether the Hulk, Walter White, Han Solo, Rocket Raccoon, and…
Disney Owns Everything
Dec 5, 2017 • 63 min
News Episode 144: So word on the street is that Disney may buy 21st Century Fox by the end of the year. That could mean that the X-Men are coming home to Marvel, it might mean that Disney will get too big, it might mean that we will finally get a…
Christmas Special!
Dec 3, 2017 • 67 min
This episode we talk about some of our favorite Christmas TV Episodes and why we like them (or dislike them) so much. We get into a discussion about the difference between Christmas Episodes and Christmas Specials, how Binge Watching is affecting how we…
Jifted vs Gifted
Nov 28, 2017 • 53 min
News Episode 143: This week in the news we talk about so many Disney properties (We sure are glad that the small indie company is finally having some success) DC is going to start a streaming service with a Harley Quinn cartoon, Live action Teen Titans…
Justice League Edition
Nov 22, 2017 • 104 min
Meanwhile in the Halls of Justice… Justice League came out to mixed reviews this week, fittingly on the anniversary of the release of the Death of Superman comic. We talk about what the mixed reviews and box office results mean for the future of the DCEU,…
News: Fantastic Beasts and How to ___ Them
Nov 20, 2017 • 58 min
News Episode 142: Buckle up for news! This week there is a lot. We cover news about a possible Mario movie from Illumination Entertainment, Fantastic Beasts 2 gets a title and a first look, Hulk is getting a Trilogy, Kind of…. Another Spider-man movie…
Thor Ragnarok: It’d be boring if we all agreed
Nov 17, 2017
Nik, Jeff, and Branden have very different opinions about Thor Ragnarok, but overall Thor Ragnarok is a fun superhero movie that has some pacing issues, that it resolves eventually. It is a lot of fun to watch and has a lot of comic book easter egg’s for…
New Who – New Star Wars – New Hollywood
Nov 14, 2017 • 50 min
Episode 141: Live from the Fandomverse, we’re tackling the news. This week we have gotten new Doctor Who News, new Star Wars news and it even looks like we might be getting a new Hollywood, or at least people and behavior in Hollywood. That being said we…
Giant Robot Battles
Nov 10, 2017 • 43 min
This week we’re talking Giant Robot Battles. Recently you may have heard the news about the Battle between the US and Japan in the Giant Robot arena (https://www.megabots.com/) and so we’re adding The Fandomverse to the mix. Each of us has chosen a giant…
NewsFlash: Disney Alters the Deal
Nov 8, 2017 • 47 min
Episode 140: Extra, Extra, Read (Or Listen) all about it! We have decided to change our format. We’ve found that our first 140 episodes were a bit meandering in length and discussion and so in order to mix things up a bit and based off of some listener…
The Monster Draft
Oct 31, 2017 • 119 min
Episode 138: Happy Halloween! What do a bunch of scaredy cats do on to celebrate Halloween? We bring on Tayler Iverson to tell us about all of the scary monsters into our Monster Draft. If you’re worried about getting scared during this episode…. don’t…
Don’t Say Shazaam – DC’s Captain Marvel
Oct 30, 2017 • 51 min
Episode 139: Wait… It’s Monday… What is this doing here today? Well, this is just the news from this week. Last week we had some technical snafus and didn’t get an episode out, but that episode was an awesome Halloween themed episode with a great guest.…
TWD – Amy Loves Negan
Oct 20, 2017 • 112 min
Episode 137: This upcoming Sunday The Walking Dead returns to AMC to thrill, amaze and bore all of us! Returning Champion, Amy Champion (Pun intended) joins us as Jeff leads the discussion this week about TWD. Who do we think will die, who do we want to…
Star Trek Shaped Hole in my Heart
Oct 11, 2017 • 128 min
Episode 136: Within weeks of each other Star Trek Discovery and The Orville premiered to audiences prompting the inevitable question, “Which one is the spiritual successor to Star Trek?” Join Nik, Branden, Jeff and the Uncanny Ryab (From the Nerd Dome…
Marvel’s Inhu-Mehs
Oct 6, 2017
Episode 135: Marvel’s Inhumans first trailer came out to lackluster reviews and we were told that we just needed to be patient in order to let them fully finish things, and then a group of critics were allowed to see the pilot and again gave it lackluster…
After-Con Report: Light Saber Talk and More!
Sep 27, 2017 • 122 min
Episode 134 Part 2: There was so much that happened at Salt Lake Comic Con that we can’t contain it into one episode. This is Part 2 of our Salt Lake Comic Con coverage. If you’re looking for the Zachary Levi audio go back to Part one, but if you want to…
Zachary Levi Reads: Hotrod Hamster
Sep 24, 2017 • 13 min
Episode 134 Part 1 Salt Lake Comic Con happened this weekend and we have so much to talk about, but in preparation, we are going to drop some bonus episodes to help you understand a little bit of the context that we are talking about. This first bonus…
Neganing and Convention Tips
Sep 20, 2017 • 97 min
Episode 133 We’re headed to Salt Lake Comic Con, and we have a whole bag full of tricks that we’re going to share with you, and another bag of tricks that we have shared on other episodes. Come learn the best ways to enjoy your Convention Experiences. The…
Pick your Panels, not your Nose!
Sep 13, 2017 • 85 min
Episode 132: You know the saying, “You can pick your panels, and you can pick your nose, but you can’t…” wait, that’s not it…. “Peter Piper Picked a Peck of Pickled Panels…” Nope, not that one either… Anyway, this is our semi annual Salt Lake Comic Con…
Asians Aren’t Blue and Other Abbreviated News
Sep 5, 2017 • 56 min
Welcome to the Fandom Podcast Episode 131 This is the show that brings together geeks nerds from across the Fandomverse to analyze the news and discuss your favorite TV, Movies, Comics, and books. As we’re recording this it’s Labor Day in the United…
Trivia Training Montage
Aug 31, 2017 • 70 min
Episode 130 Nerd Trivia! We have been Challenged to some sort of trivia contest by the Nerd Dome Podcast on September 9th for their 100th episode. In order to prepare ourselves, we have put together our own Trivia Training Montage, and we have found out…
Who Defends the Defenders?
Aug 24, 2017 • 103 min
Episode 129 – The Defenders wasn’t perfect but it wasn’t that bad either. In Marvel’s latest Netflix Property a team of rag tag (don’t call me) Heroes join forces to defeat an enemy bigger than themselves, and in this episode of the Fandom Podcast a team…
Building Budget Super Hero Teams
Aug 17, 2017 • 85 min
Episode 128 Building Budget Super Hero Teams Let’s play along with an Internet Meme and build a Super Hero Team for Under $15. What Team are you going to build? News Mila Jovovich to play Blood Queen in Hell Boy…
Marvel Cinematic Universe Rankings… Because Flashpoint
Aug 8, 2017 • 100 min
Episode 127 – This week we will be ranking the Marvel Cinematic Universe movies, but with a twist. Nik has his opinions of which movies are the best, Jeff has his opinions, and I have mine, but here on this episode, we are going to rank the movies as a…
Childhood Fandoms – Our Modern Fairy Tales
Aug 1, 2017 • 116 min
Episode 126: The Fandoms that we embrace as children can shape how we see the world as adults and influence future generations. On this episode, we discuss which fandoms have shaped us and those around us. How Fandoms are like modern day Fairy Tales and…
SDCC 17 – So Much News
Jul 25, 2017 • 111 min
Episode 125 We are doing a quick meetup for those in Utah the day this episode drops (July 25, 2017) at the Orem City Center Park from 6-8 pm. Everyone is welcome and it will be a laid back, low key experience. Bring your own food or snacks and hang out…
All Spider-Men Look Alike
Jul 13, 2017 • 86 min
Episode 123 Spider-Man Homecoming came out and we enjoyed it but that doesn’t keep us from finding some things to talk about. Including Easter Eggs, MJ is not THAT MJ, Diversity in Comics, Marvel’s goodwill from fans and apparently, Nik can’t tell the…
Doctor Who – Moffat’s Legacy
Jul 7, 2017 • 98 min
Episode 122 – Moffat’s Legacy In this episode, we talk about Doctor Who Series 10 and some of our impressions. We talk about what Stephen Moffat left as a legacy, Peter Capaldi’s Legacy, some of the hits, some of the misses and of course, we put words…
Not Live From Pop Culture Con
Jul 1, 2017 • 124 min
Episode 121 – We had a blast at Pop Culture Convention. Join us in these flashbacks to see how our day went. Mark Walton MinaSmalls Code Geass – Cameron SLCGreenArrow Video Gaming – Feathered Pixel Seeley Art STARRS Garrison of Utah Spider-Kid More…
Wonder Woman – Not All Shirtless Scenes are the same
Jun 19, 2017 • 119 min
It’s been a long time coming, but we bring on two real life Wonder Women (Amy Champion and Sara Glass) to talk to us about the new movie Wonder Woman. We had a lot to say about it. Some good, some bad, some…. okay it was mostly good. We talk about: Our…
Holy Two Part Episode Batman – Episode 120
Jun 16, 2017 • 37 min
This Episode ended up being our longest recording ever and so I’ve split it into two parts, the News and then the Wonder Woman discussion. I’m still working on some parts of the Wonder Woman discussion and so until I can get that published here is the…
Table Top Gaming – Nik’s Fired – Episode 119
Jun 7, 2017 • 100 min
In today’s age of Technology with Virtual Reality, Smart Phones, and Video Game Consoles people keep going back to classic tabletop games. Table top games are much more diverse than most people think. A Table Top game includes anything that can… well… uh……
The Little Mermaid Dream Cast w/ Kestra Darowski – Episode 118
May 30, 2017 • 90 min
This week on The Fandom Podcast we take the 1989 classic “The Little Mermaid” come up with some dream castings. We bring on Kestra Darowski from the Disney Animated Minute Essential Podcast to judge us and you won’t believe who Groucho Marx is cast as! To…
Star Trek Space Women – Episode 117
May 23, 2017 • 53 min
Joining us this week is a special guest: Rich Bonaduce. He is an Entertainment Reporter for Fox 13, film critic for Salt Lake Magazine and an all around Star Trek Nerd. Star Trek Discovery has finally launched a trailer and nearly all is forgiven, but it…
Xanderbots, Rollout! Episode 116
May 19, 2017 • 14 min
This is another Kid Interview episode. In this episode I interview my 5-year-old about one of his favorite shows, “Rescue Bots” and we talk about the connection to the Transformers cartoon and toys from my childhood. We talk about the amazing engineering…
Guardians of the Galaxy 2: Featuring Ryab – Episode 115
May 10, 2017 • 144 min
Guardians of the Galaxy Awesome Mix Vol 2 recently came out and we abducted the Uncanny Ryab from the Nerd Dome Podcast to discuss the movie with us, we didn’t even have to threaten to eat him. From the music to the character development, some crazy…
Legends of Fandom – Peter Pan
May 4, 2017 • 35 min
Every Once in a while, the Podcast Gods require a sacrifice to keep us podcasters humble. This week we had the Podcaster Without Fear, Luke Hunsaker, from the Nerd Dome Podcast with us, but due to technical difficulties that episode is gone. What you’re…
Doctor Who – You’re Safe in Here and you Always Will Be – Ep113
Apr 25, 2017 • 88 min
Doctor Who is back and in the words of Nik… WooHoo!!!!! Series 10 Episode 1 was a breath of fresh air for Whovians that have been waiting for new episodes. The story wasn’t too complex, but the characters were great, not to mention the fan service. Will…
The Unimpressive Iron Fist – Episode 112
Apr 19, 2017 • 87 min
Danny Rand is your stereotypical orphaned billionaire that gains super ninja powers and it doesn’t get much better from there. What should have been an awesome Kung Fu homage was turned into a meandering attempt at a corporate thriller. There was just…
Bad Character Adaptations – Groin Flaps and Wolverine Wings – Episode 111
Apr 12, 2017 • 77 min
Bad Character Adaptations How far from the source material can you stray when adapting characters to different mediums? We talk about Comics to Movies, Books to movies, Video Games to Movies (bleh) with our Special guest, Joseph Darowski from The…
Pokemon The Next Generation
Apr 4, 2017 • 23 min
In this special episode of the Fandom Podcast, I talk to the next generation of geeks … aka my son Kyle … about his favorite Pokemon and blow his mind when he realizes there was a time that google didn’t exist and TV wasn’t On Demand. For a regular…
Grandma’s Disneyfied Fairy Tales – Episode 109
Mar 28, 2017 • 77 min
With all of the live action retelling of classic Disney Fairy Tales on their way we take a minute to talk about fairy tales from our childhood that would make good movies. We discuss what the “Original” version of a fairy tale is and whether our…
106b – Logan Movie thoughts
Mar 27, 2017 • 26 min
In this bonus episode we time travel share our thoughts about the Movie Logan and the things we liked vs the things that we did not. Originally this was recorded with Episode 106 – Our Favorite Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtle, but because that episode was so…
FanX 2017 Celebrity Interactions
Mar 21, 2017 • 78 min
Welcome to the Fandom Podcast Episode 108 This is the show that brings together geeks and nerds from across the Fandomverse to analyze the news and discuss your favorite TV, Movies, Comics and books. We just got back from FanX Nerd Flu infected – Nik…
FanX 2017 Preparation – Episode 107
Mar 15, 2017 • 77 min
Coming up on March 17-18, 2017 you will find the three of us roaming the halls of the Salt Palace at Salt Lake Comic Con. After the news we talk about some generic convention tips and also some pro tips for FanX 2017. If you’ve never been to FanX before…
Our Favorite Ninja Turtles – Episode 106
Mar 10, 2017 • 88 min
This Week on The Fandom Podcast we talk about TMNT… a lot, from our favorite series, and games to our favorite turtle. We planned on quickly talking about Logan afterward but we couldn’t do it quickly and so expect another episode soon. We had several…
Be a Weasley not a Malfoy – Wizarding Dayz Recap – Episode 105
Mar 1, 2017 • 67 min
Welcome to the Fandom Podcast Episode 105 This is the show that brings together geeks and nerds from across the Fandomverse to analyze the news and discuss your favorite TV, Movies, Comics and books. This week we are reporting on Wizarding Dayz. Geek News…
Directed by “The Studio” – Episode 104
Feb 21, 2017 • 84 min
Welcome to the Fandom Podcast Episode 104 This is the show that brings together geeks and nerds from across the Fandomverse to analyze the news and discuss your favorite TV, Movies, Comics and books, What do you get when you cross Power Rangers with the…
Everyone’s A Wizard In Their Own Way – Episode 103
Feb 15, 2017 • 76 min
Wizarding Dayz! February 24th and 25th Wizarding Dayz is happening at the South Towne Expo Center here in Salt Lake. Wizarding Dayz is not a huge con like Salt Lake Comic Con, but it is niched down to focus on Wizards. The Creators of this convention have…
Fandom Sportsball – Episode 102
Feb 10, 2017 • 88 min
The word Fandom is a mashup of the words Fanatic and Kingdom, meaning that you have a group of fanatical people that are loyal to something. Long before TV Shows, Movies, and Comics amassed their Fandoms the Sportsball Fandom was in full swing. Today…
Episode 101 – Wait to Hate…
Feb 3, 2017 • 44 min
Geek News! Batman has lost it’s director… okay maybe not “Lost” but he has stepped down. The DCEU Flash has lost it’s director and is getting a page one rewrite. Things are not boding well for the DCEU. We talk about what this might mean, and does the…
Golden Age Balderdash with Joe Darowski – Episode 100
Jan 25, 2017 • 78 min
Golden Age Balderdash! We all know what a Superhero is but the genre was basically invented in the Golden Age of comics which takes place between the 1930’s and 1950’s. This week we bring Joe Darowski from the Protagonist Podcast and Golden Age expert on…
#221BringIt – Sherlock Season 4 Spoilers
Jan 19, 2017 • 116 min
Sherlock Season 4 Spoilers Get ready for another LONG episode. Appearing like Brigadoon from the mists, the modern day retelling of the Sherlock Holmes stories on the BBC found its way back to TV. Like the first three Sherlock seasons out there this…
Crazy Star Wars Theories – The Fandom Hipster – Ep98
Jan 11, 2017 • 80 min
Crazy Star Wars Fan Theories! Over the years the Star Wars universe has grown and with it has come many fan theories. Some of them are good and some of them are just crazy. Today we talk about Rey’s Parentage, who Snoke really is, was Jar Jar the key to…
2017 Fandom Predictions – Ep 97
Jan 6, 2017 • 76 min
The Best is Yet To Come! Welcome to the Future! The year is 2017 and we still are filled with optimism. Get ready for our hopeful predictions for 2017, so far this year hasn’t disappointed us (we’re looking at you 2016.) Jeff and Branden talk about Marvel…
Doctor Mysterio Returns… Meh
Dec 28, 2016 • 96 min
Doctor Mysterio Returns This episode could have been a fun episode but I think we were expecting so much more because we had 366 days without Doctor Who. If this had been a mid season episode we would probably have been fine with it, but we had some…
Sneak Peak: Legends of Fandom – Christmas Bonus
Dec 25, 2016 • 16 min
Merry Christmas and Happy Holidays! This is Branden and just like on Thanksgiving I wanted to drop an extra episode into your feed at a time where a lot of podcasts take a week or two off. Just like the Thanksgiving episode this one isn’t very long. But…
Rogue One Spoilers – Episode 95
Dec 23, 2016 • 95 min
Fanfic Death Match – Episode 94
Dec 13, 2016 • 85 min
Fan Fic Elevator Pitches In this episode we totally rip off the Protagonist Podcast and do an Elevator Pitch episode, but we’ve justified it away by inviting Todd Mack one of their hosts on to the episode. The premise for this competition is that we have…
Gilmore Girls – My Monkeys My Circus – Ep 93
Dec 8, 2016 • 128 min
Gilmore Girls … Really This week we are talking about the Gilmore Girls revival that has recently come out on Netflix. If you never plan on watching an episode of Gilmore Girls, I would recommend not skipping this podcast. We talk about Gilmore Girls from…
The Upcoming Winter Movie Box Office 2016 – Episode 92
Dec 1, 2016 • 84 min
The Movie Box office has split itself into two seasons. The First being the Winter Movie box office that ranges from October to March and the Summer Box office that ranges from April to September. Traditionally the bigger blockbusters and tent pole films…
The Infinity Stones – Bonus Thanksgiving Episode
Nov 24, 2016 • 10 min
Today in the United States is Thanksgiving, and a lot of the podcasts that I listen to have taken the week off to spend time with extended family, and well that’s great, but if you’re anything like me then you might be able to use a little bit of a break…
Fantastic Beasts – I Want to be a Wizard! Episode 91
Nov 23, 2016 • 89 min
Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them! This last weekend Fantastic Beasts and where to find them opened at $75 million dollars. Don’t worry we will give you warnings before spoilers. This is the first movie that exists in Harry Potter’s Wizarding World…