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Tales from the Fandom


Tales from the Fandom is a podcast that explores fandoms with a different guest each week. Each guest brings their own insight into fandom. We discuss topics such as television shows, movies, books, cosplaying and more.

Tales from the Fandom is a podcast that explores fandoms with a different guest each week. Each guest brings their own insight into fandom. We discuss topics such as television shows, movies, books, cosplaying and more.


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Tales from the Fandom is a podcast that explores fandoms with a different guest each week. Each guest brings their own insight into fandom. We discuss topics such as television shows, movies, books, cosplaying and more.




Episode 210: JubileeOBI talks Star Wars, Books and Twitch streaming

March kicks off with Jubilee joining me to talk about some of her favorite fandoms. We dive into her love for Star Wars and very specifically, the Original Trilogy only. We reminisce about growing up as military brats which leads into our conversation about some of her favorite books now and those growing up. Lastly, we talk about how Jubilee got into streaming on Twitch including how she reads books on her streams over the course of several days. It's a fascinating discussion and learning...


Episode 209: Pre aka CupofPre talks Avatar: The Last Airbender, the Tales of video game series, Final Fantasy and Cosplay

Pre aka CupofPre on Instagram and Twitter joins me to talk about some of her favorite fandoms! We first start off talking about Avatar: The Last Airbender and The Legend of Korra series. From there, we talk video games including the long running "Tales of" series and the Final Fantasy franchise. We also talk about Final Fantasy XIV (14), the MMORPG. From there, we talk about the Kigu Talk podcast along with Cosplay! You can find Pre...


Episode 208: Ashley Hime Cosplay talks Sailor Moon, Studio Ghibli, The Legend of Zelda and Cosplay

Central Floridian Ashley aka Ashley Hime Cosplay on Instagram joins me to talk about some of her favorite fandoms. We kick things off with Sailor Moon. before talking about Studio Ghibli movies. From there, we talk about The Legend of Zelda franchise before talking about Cosplay. You can find Ashley at: https://www.instagram.com/ashleyhimecosplay/ https://www.facebook.com/AshleyHimeCosplay https://www.tiktok.com/@ashleyhimecosplay? You can find Sailor Guardians of Central Florida...


Episode 207: Ellie aka EG.Cosplay talks Lord of the Rings, Star Trek, Marvel, Disney and Cosplay

Ellie aka EG.Cosplay on Instagram joins me to talk about some of her favorite fandoms! We start off with a discussion about Lord of the Rings and The Hobbit. From fantasy to Sci-Fi, we move to Star Trek. We discuss a lot of the franchise but primarily talk about the Original Series and Next Generation. Then we go into the realm of Marvel and Disney before rounding things off with a conversation about cosplay. You can find Ellie...


Episode 206: Nicole aka Mommadubz talks Outlander, Lore Olympus, Video Games and Twitch

Nicole aka Mommadubz on Twitch joins me to talk about some of her favorite fandoms. We first discuss the TV series Outlander followed by webcomic Lore Olympus. After this, we talk video games and how she got involved in streaming on Twitch and being a community based streamer. You can find Nicole at: https://www.twitch.tv/mommadubz https://twitter.com/mommadubz


Episode 205: Drew Orozco aka DrewBearded Returns to talk Twitch gaming and streaming in 2020

A little over one year has passed since Drew aka DrewBearded first appeared on the podcast. He's returned to the podcast for a good discussion on his Twitch gaming and streaming in 2020. We first catch up on some topics from his first episode including what shows his daughter is currently watching. Then we dive into some of his game choices on Twitch in 2020. We talk about Animal Crossing: New Horizons, Paper Mario: The Origami King, Final Fantasy X, Among Us and Fortnite. Drew also talks...


Book Trek: Eden Royce, Author of Root Magic

Long time friend, previous guest and author Eden Royce returns to the podcast to talk about her debut novel, Root Magic! We do an overview on what Root Magic is. We talk about Eden's personal influences from her family along with her ancestry and culture of the Gullah-Geechee nation and how they're woven into the characters and story. Eden talks about how the story came about and became what it is today and we talk about what her future plans are! You can buy Root Magic at: Indiebound -...


Episode 204: Dusty of Our Radiant Gaming talks Marvel, video games and Twitch streaming

Dusty, one half of the Twitch streaming duo of Our Radiant Gaming, joins me to talk about some of his favorite fandoms. We kick things off talking about the Marvel Universe. We talk about the comics and the movies, how he got into the comics, some of his favorite movies and what he's looking forward to. From there, we transition to video games. Dusty got a late start playing video games. We talk about how his partner, Ashley, got him into modern games. From Pokemon and Animal Crossing, to...


Episode 203: Lady Zemi Cosplay talks Marvel, Star Wars, Disney, video games and Cosplay

Fellow Central Floridian Zemi aka Lady Zemi Cosplay joins me to talk about some of her favorite fandoms. We kick off with the media conglomerate that is Marvel, Star Wars and Disney. From favorite characters and movies and everything in between, we cover a lot of ground in the House of Mouse. From there, we talk about video games and then we wrap up with a great conversation about Cosplay. You can find Zemi...


Episode 202: Mother Gamer talks Doctor Who, knitting, video games and Twitch streaming

Kicking off 2021, Mother Gamer takes some time off of streaming on Twitch to talk to us about some of her favorite fandoms. Mother Gamer first starts off with how she got into one of the longest running fandoms out there, Doctor Who. From there we talk about knitting and then video games. Finally we wrap up with talking about her journey into Twitch streaming. You can find Mother Gamer...


2020 Year in Review

2020. What a year for Fandom. Some fandoms have ended. Others have been started. Movie theaters closed, conventions cancelled. Yet, fandom marches on. Jachelle Overstreet returns yet again as we take a look back on some of our favorites that have ended and others we've gotten into. We talk about movie theaters and conventions. We go off in tangents and we talk about what we could be looking forward to in 2021. We talk about shows: The Good Place, Schitt's Creek, Dash and Lily, Julie and...


Drift of Dreams Review, a Swordsfall Universe Graphic Novel

Drift of Dreams is the first Graphic Novel to come out of the Swordsfall Universe. An afropunk sci-fantasy created by Brandon Dixon, Swordsfall was successfully launched on Kickstarter in April, 2019 raising more than $120,000 for the RPG Setting and Artbook "Welcome to Tikor". The Drift of Dreams graphic novel was successfully kickstarted in August, 2019 raising nearly $25,000. Drift of Dreams is 184 full color pages exploring not only the world of Tikor but the dimension called the...


Episode 201: Cocoa Sugar Cosplay talks Steven Universe, DC Animated TV Shows, Assassin's Creed and Cosplay

Cocoa Sugar Cosplay joins me to talk a number of different fandoms! We first dive in with Steven Universe. We cover the show, the movie and Steven Universe Future. From the characters to story arcs and everything in between. From there, we talk about DC Animated TV Shows like Batman, Justice League, Batman Beyond and more. We then move on to the Assassin's Creed video game franchise. We cover the games and stories, characters, and the game matching up with real world locations. Lastly,...


Episode 200: Brooke aka TattedKhaleesi talks DC Comics, Game of Thrones and Cosplay

Episode 200! Brooke aka TattedKhaleesi on Instagram joins me to cover a number of different fandoms! We first talk about the DC Universe. From getting her first start with comics, to getting into the DC Universe of animated shows/movies like Young Justice and Flashpoint, the movies like Wonder Woman and Justice League, the TV shows like Titans and so much more. Brooke talks about her favorite characters, teams and who'd be on her Justice League. We switch over to Game of Thrones, which she...


Episode 199: Tyler Riley of Amateur Detective Club Podcast talks about Pro Wrestling and Hercule Poirot

Tyler Riley joins me for the latest podcast episode where we talk fandom! We do a deep discussion into the world of the WWE Professional Wrestling during the Attitude Era. We look fondly back at the wrestlers and storylines of that time along with our thoughts of the current WWE product. After that, we talk about the Hercule Poirot fandom, from books and movies along with the Amateur Detective Club Podcast and what they talk about and cover. You can find Tyler...


Horror Movies with Victoria aka CosplaySpooky

Victoria returns to expand on our original discussion about horror movies from her previous episode! We dive in and talk all about horror movies. From the classics like Jaws, Friday the 13th, Nightmare on Elm Street and the Alien franchise to recent movies like Us, Mother, Jennifer's Body and the Descent. We do have a sidebar discussion about the Netflix series, Black Mirror. We talk about some of her favorite horror protagonists, have a discussion about the final girl trope, and what the...


Episode 198: Jonathan Belle talks Superman, Full Metal Alchemist and Cosplay

Jonathan Belle joins me to talk some of his favorite fandoms. We discuss the one he may be most known for, Superman. After a great discussion about the Man of Steel, we dive into Full Metal Alchemist. Mingled among FMA we talk a bit about My Hero Academia and a few other anime. From there, we wrap up with a discussion about cosplay and photography. You can find Jonathan...


Episode 197: Joshua aka Hylian Descent of Hyrule Gaming Group Returns to talk Twitch, Animal Crossing and Community Building

One year has passed and Joshua aka Hylian Descent of Hyrule Gaming Group returns to the podcast. This episode is a bit of a departure as we catch up and chat about the past year. We cover the path from Affiliate to Partner on Twitch, Animal Crossing: New Horizons and the influence its had on Twitch and streaming in general, along with the Hyrule Gaming Group community. We also talk about how his plans changed and what his future plans are. You can find Joshua...


Episode 196: Persephiroth talks Persona, Legend of Mana, Dragon Age & Tabletop RPG's

Persephiroth comes from the Twitterverse as we talk all about video games and tabletop roleplaying! We dive in first to the Persona video game franchise. We discuss the latest game along with its predecessors. From there, we discuss the Playstation classic, Legend of Mana. Afterwards, we talk about the Dragon Age franchise and its influence on video game RPG's. Lastly, we talk tabletop roleplaying games. From how she got into them, her thoughts about DMing and crafting a world and story...


Episode 195: Gnomedic Returns to talk Tabletop Roleplaying Games

Gnomedic Returns! After over 2 1/2 years, Gnomedic returns to the podcast. While we caught up with each other, our topic was singular. Tabletop Roleplaying Games. We discuss games like Tales from the Loop and Coriolis from Free League, the Cypher system from Monte Cook Games. We talk about Twitch streams that highlight/showcase systems that people may not have heard of yet. Gnome talks to me about how he got into The Expanse and made his own game, CASS1N1, along with the number of projects...