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The Weekly Pop Culture Audio Podcast Featuring In-Depth One On One Interviews and Discussions From The Entertainment Worlds Of Genre Fiction- Comic Books, Novels, Television, Film, Video Games And More. Created In 2005 By Chicago Radio/TV Host John Siuntres

The Weekly Pop Culture Audio Podcast Featuring In-Depth One On One Interviews and Discussions From The Entertainment Worlds Of Genre Fiction- Comic Books, Novels, Television, Film, Video Games And More. Created In 2005 By Chicago Radio/TV Host John Siuntres
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Chicago, IL

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The Weekly Pop Culture Audio Podcast Featuring In-Depth One On One Interviews and Discussions From The Entertainment Worlds Of Genre Fiction- Comic Books, Novels, Television, Film, Video Games And More. Created In 2005 By Chicago Radio/TV Host John Siuntres

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English

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312-841-7025


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Michael Kupperman's By The Numbers Looks at His Dad's Reluctant Childhood Fame

5/25/2018
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What Happens when a Child Media Celebrity doesn't want to be famous ? Kupperman's new graphic novel is a serious look at his father's years as a childhood star of Old Time Radio's The Quiz Kids. The weekly Chicago based radio and TV program was hugely successful in the war years and early 1950s. Joel Kupperman joined the show as a math prodigy at age 6 but never enjoyed the fame game. It so embittered him, that he dropped Math as a pursuit and refused to talk about his 9 years of fame. As...

Duration:01:01:51

Jessie Blaze Snider Crowns The King Of Kings In A Rock Parody Graphic Novel

5/25/2018
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Jesse Blaze Snider brings his brand of humor in this new graphic novel. The Rocker's new GN is a hilarious comment on Religion by way of a musical reality show competition His indie go go campain is underway. He talks about the unique way he's promoting the project including some hilarious music videos of himself as Jesus and his dad Dee (Twistd Sister Frontman ) Snider as The Norse God King Odin . The two also plan a summertime live music event at The Whiskey A Go Go in LA with other music...

Duration:01:20:37

#SaveLucifer The Series Finale and hopeful future with Showrunner Joe Henderson

5/15/2018
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Lucifer Showrunner Joe Henderson is back with a spoiler filled look at the series finale. We get into the character arcs of season 3 and the excellent performances and storytelling the cats and crew created this year. We also discuss the save lucifer campaign fans launched by Lucie Fans and the distinct possibility that Henderson Tom Ellis and company can continue the story to a more satisfying conclusion. You'll hear Joe's plans for a season 4, the fates of charcters who seemed to "die"...

Duration:00:57:43

Charles Soule His New Novel Plus Wolverine X-Men Star Wars & Daredevil

5/9/2018
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Charles is back to promote his debut novel The Oracle Year. A real world look at what happens when an honest to god prophet starts correctly predicting the future and how the reliogious political and social cultures respond . Plus we talk about his hilarious Image Series Curs Words With Ryan Browne . Then its all abut his Marvel takes on Daredevil The X-men's ressurection of Charles Xavier , The Hunt For Wolverine and his star wars books. In in depth discussion of Darth Vader and how the...

Duration:02:04:18

Peter Milligan Serving Time With Titan's The Prisoner

5/9/2018
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Great chance to catch up with the celebrated writer of X-Static, Human Target, and Shade The Changing Man to talk about his new books including a new story set in The Prisoner Universe created by Patrick McGoohan and George Markstein in 1966. The new Titan series has started with a great combination of modern espionage action and strong ties to the original series. We also get into details about his IDW Black Ctown series Kid Lobotomy and Vailliant's Ancient Roman detetctive series...

Duration:01:01:49

First Impressions Rags Morales 2006

5/4/2018
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Rags discussed working on Identity Crisis with Brad Meltzer, Wonder Woman with Greg Rucka, and discussed his years on Turok , Black Condor and other classic runs.

Duration:00:57:57

First Imressions Brian Michael Bendis Jan 2006

5/4/2018
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My first interview with Brian from January 2006. We talk about the new direction he too the Avengers in following the events of Avengers Dissassembled. We also talk about wrapping up his run on Daredevil, and handing the book over to Ed Brubaker. We also talk about the debate over decompression, and Brian's attempt to describe his style of writing. You'll hear about Brian's days at Calibre, writing and drawing with David Mack, Mike Oeming, Frank Cho and Michael Gaydos.

Duration:01:02:52

First Impressions Paul Jenkins December 2005

5/4/2018
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My first talk with Paul Jenkins. We talk about his days writing Spectacular Spider-Man, his Image series Revelations with Humberto Ramos, and talk about the challenge of writing video games, and other mediums in the new media world. You'll hear about Paul's take on Marvel characters like the Sentry, The Hulk,and more.

Duration:00:45:59

Flashback June 2005 Colleen Doran

5/4/2018
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Enjoy this June 2005 interview with the great fantasy artist Colleen Doran, who's work on A Distatnt Soil , Legion Of Superheroes , The Book Of Fate, Vertigo's Orbiter and other comic books continues to amaze readers. Colleen discusses her colaborations with Mike Carey J Michael Straczynski, and Warren Ellis. She also discusses her approach in drawing Japanese style manga projects. This was one of the first ever word balloon episodes, Has my voice changed much?

Duration:01:02:34

Flashback Max Allan Collins Dec 2004 on crime comics Ms Tree Dick Tracy & more

5/3/2018
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BEFORE JINX, SIN CITY, STRAY BULLETS AND MANY OF THE OTHER CRIME COMICS YOU MIGHT THINK OF, TRUE CRIME NOVELIST MAX COLLINS BROUGHT THE GENRE BACK TO PROMINENCE . FIRST, IN 1977 TAKING OVER THE WRITING CHORES ON THE DICK TRACY STRIP FROM CREATOR CHESTER GOULD, THEN CREATING MS TREE THE MICKEY SPILLANE INSPIRED LADY GUMSHOE, TO HIS OUTSTANDING SERIES "ROAD TO PERDITION", WHICH BECAME THE BASIS FOR THE OUTSTANDING FILM ADAPTATION STARRING TOM HANKS AND PAUL NEWMAN . TO COINCIDE WITH THE...

Duration:00:58:58

Ryan Browne / Howard Chaykin Two Rebels In The Comic Book Industry

4/25/2018
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First Ryan Browne is back with a new volume of God Hates Astronauts . The first volume was a massive kickstarter success. His new volume 3-D Cowboy's 2-D Spectacular. Is drawn by an all-star group of guest artists. The current campaign ends in less than a week We also discuss his current Image collaboration with Charles Soule Curse Words , the crazy promotional tour they took last summer for the book, and a new creator owned project with Steve Seeley and Jim Terry called Trash Bridge. Then...

Duration:02:01:23

Paul Cornell -Doctor Who & Wild Cards-Sara Richard & Franco's The Ghost The Owl

4/21/2018
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A double feature today. First Sara Richard and Franco talk about their atmospheric and delightful The Ghost The Owl a new children's graphic novel from Action Lab. You'll hear about Sara's start as a sculptor for Hasbro working on some popular franchises. Then Paul Cornell is back to talk about his Target novelization of Twice Upon A Time, Peter Capadi's Doctor Who finale which was the Christmas Special crossover with the 1st Doctor. It's Paul's final word on the Whoverse, as he focues on...

Duration:01:45:22

Happy 80th B-day Superman With The Aw Yeah Podcast & C2E2 Showrunner Mike Negin

4/20/2018
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We wanted to get together with Mike to review the Chicago Comic Convention C2E2. Tons of hilarious stories. We also review Krypton and Superman's 80th Anniversary

Duration:02:47:09

Tim Matheson Talks Animal House Johnny Quest West Wing

4/17/2018
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What a treat to speak with the multi talented Tim Matheson. From his teenage Hanna Barbera Animation days as Johnny Quest and Young Sampson To Animal House 1941 The West Wing Burn Notice to last year's Jumanji reboot, Tim is still killing it in front of the camera. He's also been directing and producing since the 1980s and we talk about his Film and TV work behind the scenes on things like The West Wing Burn Notice and Fox's Lucifer. Tim has thoughts on co-staring with Hollywood Legends...

Duration:01:05:17

Green Lantern Reboot & Invisible Republic With Corinna Bechko & Gabriel Hardman

4/11/2018
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So glad to welcome Gabe and Corinna back to praise their latest efforts. Green Lantern Earth One is a great new spin on the GL origin, with real surprises suspense and a great launching point tpo tell future stories. We also get into their first 3 volumes of Invisible Republic a great complex political sci-fi story that despite first coming out in 2015 resonates more in today's US climate.

Duration:01:52:38

Svengoolie -The Secret Origin Of Rich Koz

3/30/2018
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Today Rich Koz aka Horror Host Svengoolie . A Chicago TV institution now a national celeb thanks to MeTV. Rich started as Svengoolie in 1979 when every big city still had local television entertainment . Every weekend he’d host a classic or cheesy horror film and do jokes parody songs and comedy sketches inbetween film scenes. He was there after the original horror hosts of the 50s and 60s like Vampira and Ghoulari but Well before Elvira and Mystery Science Theater 3000. As Rich points out...

Duration:01:08:29

Breaking Into Comics With Andy Schmidt and Travis McIntire

3/30/2018
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Andy is the president of the Comics Experience? online school, and a former editor at Marvel and IDW. Travis is the president of Source Point Press. They've joined forces to creat a new line of comics debuting at C2E2 and wil be holding a launch panel at the con, and will be available for portfolio consultations and reviews all weekend. Their books are Achilles Inc. by Andy Schmidt, Daniel Maine, Francesca Zambon, and ET Dollman; Wretched Things by Devon Wong and Ken Perry; The Family...

Duration:00:55:39

Gerry Duggan On Deadpool's Bucket List Marvel and Analog his new Image Series

3/22/2018
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Great to have Gerry Duggan bac to talk about his meteoric rise at Marvel comics. His Deadpool run is coming to a close, but should be noted as Marvel's top selling trade collections behind Star Wars books. Pretty great, along side his avengers Hulk and Guradians stories. Gerry is also starting anew Image series Analog with artist David O'Sullivan a cool spy series in the near future where online information has over saturated our society.

Duration:01:25:53

Mathew Clark A Freelance Life - Doom Patrol Superman Felon Outsiders & More

3/14/2018
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Mathew Clark joins us to tell his comic book origin story, and highlights from his exceptional career. From Collaborations with Greg Rucka Judd Winick and Keith Giffen to his thoughts on Star Trek

Duration:02:19:34

Tom King The Batman Catwoman Wedding Countdown & Mr Miracle's Private Hell

3/9/2018
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&of Purgatory or Hell? How does the world's greatest escape artist get out of this one? Plus more details on Tom's upcoming Sanctuary stories that will delve into the DC Universe Heroes and Villians psyches dealing with post traumatic disorders stemming for their near worldending experiences. Many thoughts on Comic Book History from The DC Silver Age, Thoughts on Stan Lee Jack Kirby Superman 1000 and more.

Duration:03:09:28

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