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Beyond Sci-Fi, Fantasy, Gaming and Tech, the SLC Fanboys are connoisseurs of categories surpassing the nerdy. Brilliant opinions and commentary on all things 'geek', but surprising knowledge and witty arguments over pop culture, Star Trek, MARVEL vs DC, and a wide range of TV shows. Andy Farnsworth, Adam Thomas and Tysen Webb live in the Salt Lake City, Utah area.

Beyond Sci-Fi, Fantasy, Gaming and Tech, the SLC Fanboys are connoisseurs of categories surpassing the nerdy. Brilliant opinions and commentary on all things 'geek', but surprising knowledge and witty arguments over pop culture, Star Trek, MARVEL vs DC, and a wide range of TV shows. Andy Farnsworth, Adam Thomas and Tysen Webb live in the Salt Lake City, Utah area.
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Beyond Sci-Fi, Fantasy, Gaming and Tech, the SLC Fanboys are connoisseurs of categories surpassing the nerdy. Brilliant opinions and commentary on all things 'geek', but surprising knowledge and witty arguments over pop culture, Star Trek, MARVEL vs DC, and a wide range of TV shows. Andy Farnsworth, Adam Thomas and Tysen Webb live in the Salt Lake City, Utah area.

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Episodes

Talking Spoilers and Pop Culture With Author Richard V. Greene

6/21/2019
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There's no bigger sin in pop culture right now than spoiling details of a mega-popular movie or TV show before someone else can see it. Reports have come out about people being physically assaulted after giving away details of a major Hollywood blockbuster. Yet as recently as 30 years ago the concept of spoiling something wasn't a concern for most people. In this episode, Andy Farnsworth and guest host KellieAnn Halvorsen are joined by Richard V. Greene, philosophy professor and author of...

Duration:01:21:48

"Dark Phoenix" and 19 Years of "X-Men" Movies (SPOILERS)

6/7/2019
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Two eras come to an end with "X-Men: Dark Phoenix"... 20th Century Fox as a film distributor and their rights to Marvel's mutants. Andy Farnsworth is joined in this episode by Nerdist and Geektyrant writer (as well as Instagram & YouTube's "One Minute Critic") Kristian Odland to talk--WITH SPOILERS--about this last effort to tell one of the X-Men's greatest storylines, this time brought to life by Sophie Turner, Tye Sheridan, Jessica Chastain, Michael Fassbender, Nicholas Hoult, James...

Duration:01:09:49

"Cobra Kai" Season 2 Continues to Kick the Competition (SPOILERS)

5/30/2019
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The most popular TV series in streaming has returned on YouTube as "Cobra Kai" is back with a second season that continues the story of Johnny Lawrence, Daniel LaRusso and other characters from "The Karate Kid". In this episode Andy Farnsworth and Ryan Meeks have a SPOILER-FILLED recap of and discussion about season 2, including their favorite moments, their complaints, their speculation as to what will happen in (the now-confirmed) season 3 and what other characters from the Karate Kid...

Duration:01:07:11

Disney's Imperfect "Aladdin" Remake Has Its Moments

5/23/2019
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In this episode, Andy Farnsworth, Ryan Meeks and KellieAnn Halvorsen are talking Disney's live-action "Aladdin" remake (WITH SPOILERS). Disney hopes this new movie from director Guy Ritchie puts people in the seats like "Beauty and the Beast" and "Cinderella" did, but fans seem more apprehensive than usual about this remake of the 1992 animated classic. Andy, Ryan and KellieAnn didn't find this new "Aladdin" to be quite to the level of the best Disney remakes, but really liked some of...

Duration:00:54:48

John Wick 3 Parabellum review (spoilers)

5/17/2019
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The Baba Yaga is back and delivers a hit in the action genre with John Wick 3 Parabellum. Ryan Meeks is joined by James Howard of Geek Monarchy taking a different approach from our usual format by discussing the ratio of story vs action. The goal is to discover whether or not there was a decent story underneath all the beautiful chaos.

Duration:00:45:02

Talking Gaming With SL Gaming Con Founder Jake Williams

5/8/2019
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He's world-champion gamer and former concert promoter, now Jake Williams runs one of the fastest-growing gaming conventions in the United States, Salt Lake Gaming Con. Williams joins Andy Farnsworth to talk about what attendees will see and do at the June 2019 SL Gaming Con (it's more than just video games!) how he became a HeroClix world champion, the explosive growth of gaming and its relationship to streaming, and the time he got yelled at by bigwigs at DC Comics for making a joke...

Duration:00:43:45

AVENGERS: ENDGAME discussion w/ spoilers

4/25/2019
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We are inevitable! Andy Farnsworth, Adam Thomas, Ryan Meeks, KellieAnn Halvorsen and Kristian Odland assemble for a SPOILER-FILLED discussion of "Avengers: Endgame". "Part of the journey is the end." Those words from Tony Stark sum up where we find ourselves after 11 years, 22 movies and an epic final three-hour emotional ride. Join us in this episode AFTER YOU'VE WATCHED THE MOVIE as we talk about the moments that surprised, excited, cracked us up, and gave us all the feels. Also, what...

Duration:01:09:28

FanX 2019 Interview: Voice acting maestro Jess Harnell

4/19/2019
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Jess Harnell, prolific voice-actor and best-known as the voice of Wakko on "Animaniacs" joins Andy Farnsworth at FanX Spring 2019 in Salt Lake City. In this episode the always-entertaining Jess talks about how he keeps track of all the voices in his head, how Wakko might sound after 20 years if cartoons aged, what would happen if "Party-bot" (a character he voiced in one show) were to be part of the "Transformers" universe (where he voiced two characters), and whether "Crash Bandicoot"...

Duration:00:11:31

FanX 2019 Interview: Actor Garrett Wang

4/19/2019
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Actor Garrett Wang, best known for his role as Ensign Harry Kim on "Star Trek Voyager" joins Andy Farnsworth at FanX Spring 2019 in Salt Lake City. In this episode Garrett talks passionately about Asian representation in Hollywood and the positive changes he's excited to finally see, gives his thoughts about "Star Trek Discovery," why he likes to meet fans, & what he thinks Harry Kim did with his life after returning to earth at the end of "Voyager". Be sure to check out our other FanX...

Duration:00:07:44

FanX 2019 Interview: Actress Adelaide Kane

4/19/2019
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Actress Adelaide Kane, known for her roles in "Once Upon a Time," CW's "Reign," MTVs "Teen Wolf" and films like "The Purge" joins Andy Farnsworth at FanX Spring 2019 in Salt Lake City. In this episode Adelaide talks about her road to success at a young age and what helps her not to take it for granted, why she enjoys playing a villain, her favorite things about meeting fans, and which accent is harder to do: Scottish or American? Be sure to check out our other FanX interviews, and then...

Duration:00:10:24

FanX 2019 Interview: Steve Grad on Celebrity Autographs

4/17/2019
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Steve Grad, the autograph expert from The History Channel's "Pawn Stars" joins Andy Farnsworth for an interview ahead of his visit to FanX Spring 2019 in Salt Lake City. One of the most enjoyable parts of fan conventions is the opportunity to meet a celebrity and get an autograph in person, or purchase a celebrity autograph or item of memorabilia from a fellow collector. Mr. Grad spent years collecting thousands of autographs himself, and is someone auction houses and memorabilia...

Duration:00:44:52

FanX 2019 Interview: Actress Samantha Smith

4/15/2019
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Actress Samantha Smith joins Andy Farnsworth for an interview ahead of her visit to FanX Spring 2019 in Salt Lake City. Smith has appeared in some of the most popular TV shows and movies in history and is best known for her role as Mary Winchester on "Supernatural." In this episode, Sam gives her thoughts on Mary's final fate, which of her family members can't watch her death in "Supernatural's" first episode, what she enjoys about meeting fans, and what it's like to guest star on shows...

Duration:00:23:19

FanX 2019 Interview: Actor Mark Pellegrino

4/12/2019
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Actor Mark Pellegrino joins Andy Farnsworth for an interview ahead of his visit to FanX Spring 2019 in Salt Lake City. Pellegrino has dozens of acting credits to his name, but is best know for his TV roles as Jacob in "Lost" and Lucifer/Nick in "Supernatural". Mark covers a variety of topics, including what HE thinks happened to Oceanic Flight 815; how he hopes Luci's story ends when "Supernatural" ends; what it's like to join shows that have strong cult followings; the time Neil Patrick...

Duration:00:42:35

FanX 2019 Interview: Actress Linda Larkin

4/12/2019
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Actor/voice actor Linda Larkin joins Andy Farnsworth for an interview ahead of her visit to FanX Spring 2019 in Salt Lake City. Larkin is certified Disney royalty, known for her role as Jasmine in the 1992 animated hit movie "Aladdin". Ms. Larkin discusses a variety of topics including: The nerve-wracking process of getting the part and why she didn't have to sing for her audition; what she thinks made Jasmine so unique as a Disney princess; and her thoughts about the new "Aladdin"...

Duration:00:17:13

FanX 2019 Interview: Actor/Writer Scott Weinger

4/11/2019
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Actor/voice actor/writer Scott Weinger joins Andy Farnsworth for an interview ahead of his visit to FanX Spring 2019 in Salt Lake City. Weinger's face is best known from his role as Steve Hale on "Full House" and "Fuller House," while his voice was immortalized as Aladdin in Disney's 1992 animated masterpiece! Learn interesting things about Scott including: Why he's not Aladdin's singing voice; how some fans react when he posts pics with his real-life wife (and she's *not* DJ Tanner!) How...

Duration:00:29:52

FanX 2019 Interview: Artist Camilla d'Errico

4/10/2019
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Renowned artist/author/illustrator Camilla d'Errico (Tanpopo, Dust) joins Andy Farnsworth for an interview ahead of FanX Spring 2019 in Salt Lake City. d'Errico has done work for Disney, been published by Dark Horse Comics, IDW & Random House, created toy designs for Hasbro, even designed snowboards! They talk about her journey from being a comic con attendee when she was a teenager to being a featured artist and panelist at cons all over the country now; her inspirations for her particular...

Duration:00:26:30

SHAZAM and How DC Finally Relaxed and Made a Fun Live-Action movie

4/4/2019
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When it comes to superhero movies, turning one into a comedy does not always "pan out" the way everyone wants. (e.g. Thor Ragnorok) Shazam sets the bar for the genre of superhero comedies, and it sets it high. Andy Farnsworth and Ryan Meeks are joined by KellieAnn Halvorsen and Johnny Mckeon to review this great addition to the DCEU. The consensus seems to be that whether or not you know who Shazam is, we think you will like this movie.

Duration:01:15:05

DUMBO and Disney's Live-Action Cartoon Remake Empire

3/28/2019
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Andy Farnsworth is joined by guests KellieAnn Halvorsen and Natalie Mollinet to talk about the new live-action version of "Dumbo" directed by Tim Burton... then have a much more broad discussion about Disney's live-action remakes of cartoon movie classics, including: Their favorites and least-liked movies so far; which upcoming movies are they most looking forward to and which are they hoping never make it to the big screen; and what do these remakes HAVE TO HAVE in order to be...

Duration:01:02:58

This is why we like Dr. Who

3/22/2019
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Ryan Meeks is Joined with Becky Bruce and Heather Kelly (From Money Making Sense) to talk about what we thought is good and bad about the 11th season of Dr. Who and what draws us in as fans of the show.

Duration:00:43:05

What a shareholder knows about "Avengers Endgame" and "Star Wars Episode IX"

3/15/2019
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Disney Just had their shareholders meeting, so we invited one of their shareholders to the show! Matt Hansen joins Andy Farnsworth and Adam Thomas to discuss Avengers Endgame and Star Wars Episode IX with some unique details.

Duration:01:04:29