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SLC Fanboys

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...

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

This is why we are excited to see more of Jodie Whittaker. (Spoilers)

10/12/2018
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The Doctor is back and this time he has regenerated into a she. Jodie Whittaker brings new life and possibilities to the franchise with an exciting first episode of the 11th season of Dr. Who. Join Andy Farnsworth, Becky Bruce, and Ryan Meeks as they talk about Jodie Whittaker's embodiment of the character as well as the strengths and shortcomings of the first episode.

Duration:00:51:13

Where Can the MCU Go from Here?

7/19/2018
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In this episode, Adam Thomas, Ryan Meeks, and Special Guest Mckenzie Romero discuss the possible directions that the MCU might take in their upcoming films. Also, Adam Thomas finally gets to put in his two cents about Infinity War and why it brought him back into enjoying the superhero genre again.

Duration:00:21:41

Talking "SKYSCRAPER" and How The Rock Somehow Became an Actual Superhero (SPOILERS)

7/12/2018
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Dwayne "The Rock" Johnson channels his inner John McClane in the movie "Skyscraper," a sort-of cross between "Die Hard" and "The Towering Inferno" that just might be a sneaky hit this summer. In this episode of the podcast, Andy Farnsworth and Ryan Meeks are joined by Doug Wright of "The Movie Show" on KSL NewsRadio in SLC for some SPOILER-FILLED talk about "Skyscraper," including why they think this movie works, even though maybe it wouldn't with someone besides The Rock in the starring...

Duration:00:48:47

"Ant-Man & The Wasp" is Exactly What We Need After "Infinity War" (SPOILERS) Video

7/7/2018
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(WARNING: Podcast contains MAJOR spoilers for "Ant-Man & The Wasp") If you wondered where was Ant-Man during "Infinity War," that question and several others that you never knew you always wanted to know are answered in "Ant-Man & The Wasp." In this episode of the podcast, Andy Farnsworth and Ryan Meeks are joined by Geektyrant.com writer and "1-Minute Critic" Kristian Odland for a spoiler-filled discussion of the movie, including how perfect casting is a major reason the Marvel...

Duration:00:50:47

Why "Ant-Man & The Wasp" is Exactly What We Need After "Infinity War" (SPOILERS)

7/6/2018
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(WARNING: Podcast contains MAJOR spoilers for "Ant-Man & The Wasp") If you wondered where was Ant-Man during "Infinity War," that question and several others that you never knew you always wanted to know are answered in "Ant-Man & The Wasp." In this episode of the podcast, Andy Farnsworth and Ryan Meeks are joined by Geektyrant.com writer and "1-Minute Critic" Kristian Odland for a spoiler-filled discussion of the movie, including how perfect casting is a major reason the Marvel...

Duration:00:51:02

Gaming Con Is Better Than Ever!

6/28/2018
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Gamers from all walks of life rejoice, for Salt Lake Gaming Con is just around the corner. Founder Jake Williams talks with Adam Thomas and Ryan Meeks about attendance, guests, games, events, and the past present and future of Salt Lake Gaming con. Gaming con will be held at the Mountain America Expo Center (formerly known as South Towne Expo Center) on July 6th and 7th. So if you haven't already, get your tickets to Salt Lake Gaming Con soon.

Duration:00:19:16

Gaming Con Is Better Than Ever!

6/28/2018
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Gamers from all walks of life rejoice, for Salt Lake Gaming Con is just around the corner. Founder Jake Williams talks with Adam Thomas and Ryan Meeks about attendance, guests, games, events, and the past present and future of Salt Lake Gaming con. Gaming con will be held at the Mountain America Expo Center (formerly known as South Towne Expo Center) on July 6th and 7th. So if you haven't already, get your tickets to Salt Lake Gaming Con soon.

Duration:00:19:51

VIDEO REVIEW: "Jurassic World: Fallen Kingdom" Proves We're Running Out of Interesting Dinosaur Stories

6/22/2018
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WARNING: SPOILERS FOR "JURASSIC WORLD: FALLEN KINGDOM" The dinosaurs are back (along with a few humans) in "Jurassic World: Fallen Kingdom"... 25 years after "Jurassic Park" took moviegoers by storm, and 3 years after "Jurassic World" earned more than a BILLION dollars at the box office. In this episode of the podcast, Andy Farnsworth, Ryan Meeks and "1-Minute Critic" and Geektyrant.com writer Kristian Odland discuss (with spoilers) the new movie, which they all thought fell short of...

Duration:00:40:00

"Jurassic World: Fallen Kingdom" Proves We're Running Out of Interesting Dinosaur Stories (AUDIO with SPOILERS)

6/22/2018
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WARNING: SPOILERS FOR "JURASSIC WORLD: FALLEN KINGDOM" The dinosaurs are back (along with a few humans) in "Jurassic World: Fallen Kingdom"... 25 years after "Jurassic Park" took moviegoers by storm, and 3 years after "Jurassic World" earned more than a BILLION dollars at the box office. In this episode of the podcast, Andy Farnsworth, Ryan Meeks and "1-Minute Critic" and Geektyrant.com writer Kristian Odland discuss (with spoilers) the new movie, which they all thought fell short of...

Duration:00:40:14

VIDEO REVIEW: "The Incredibles 2": Is it the Best Superhero Movie of the Summer? (WITH SPOILERS)

6/15/2018
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Mr. Incredible and his super-family (Elastigirl, Violet, Dash & Jack-Jack, along with super-friend Frozone) are back--after a 14-year wait by fans--in "The Incredibles 2" from Disney/Pixar and writer/director Brad Bird, which picks up immediately after the end of 2004's "The Incredibles." In this episode of the podcast, Andy Farnsworth and Ryan Meeks--who both liked the movie a lot--are talking SPOILERS, including what they liked best (hint: one of them involves Jack-Jack and a...

Duration:00:37:27

"The Incredibles 2" is Again the Fantastic Four movie Marvel & Fox Can't Seem to Make (WITH SPOILERS)

6/15/2018
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Mr. Incredible and his super-family (Elastigirl, Violet, Dash & Jack-Jack, along with super-friend Frozone) are back--after a 14-year wait by fans--in "The Incredibles 2" from Disney/Pixar and writer/director Brad Bird, which picks up immediately after the end of 2004's "The Incredibles." In this episode of the podcast, Andy Farnsworth and Ryan Meeks--who both liked the movie a lot--are talking SPOILERS, including what they liked best (hint: one of them involves Jack-Jack and a...

Duration:00:37:29

"Ocean's 8" and the world of Debbie & Danny Ocean (WITH SPOILERS)

6/8/2018
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Moviegoers can now return to the world of high-stakes heists in "Ocean's 8," which tells the story of Debbie Ocean (played by Sandra Bullock and who is the sister of George Clooney's character Danny Ocean) and her all-female crew as they attempt to heist a $150M necklace at the Met Gala in NYC. In this episode of the podcast, Andy Farnsworth and Ryan Meeks are joined by Geektyrant.com writer Kristian Odland (who is also the "1-Minute Critic" on YouTube) to give their SPOILER-FILLED...

Duration:00:31:09

VIDEO REVIEW: OCEAN'S 8

6/7/2018
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Moviegoers can now return to the world of high-stakes heists in "Ocean's 8," which tells the story of Debbie Ocean (played by Sandra Bullock and who is the sister of George Clooney's character Danny Ocean) and her all-female crew as they attempt to heist a $150M necklace at the Met Gala in NYC. In this episode of the podcast, Andy Farnsworth and Ryan Meeks are joined by Geektyrant.com writer Kristian Odland (who is also the "1-Minute Critic" on YouTube) to give their SPOILER-FILLED...

Duration:00:30:55

"Solo: A Star Wars Story"--A Movie That Answers Questions We May Not Have Been Asking

5/25/2018
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(WARNING: This episode contains MASSIVE SPOILERS for "Solo: A Star Wars Story) So, you've seen "Solo: A Star Wars Story" and you want process it all. Well, click "play" on this episode of the podcast and and join Andy Farnsworth and Geektyrant writer-slash-"1 Minute Critic" Kristian Odland in a SPOILER-FILLED discussion as we process what we witnessed, some easter eggs hidden in the film you may have missed, how we grade the performance of the actors (Alden Ehrenreich, Donald Glover,...

Duration:00:56:11

(VIDEO) "Deadpool 2" - A SPOILER-FILLED Review

5/22/2018
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(Some content in this episode is not intended for younger listeners. Please be warned!) Deadpool is back for a sequel to his 2016 hit movie and co-writer and star Ryan Reynolds ups the ante in humor (and 4th wall-breaking, and grossness, and silliness, and surprise cameos...) This time, the "Merc with a Mouth" is fighting future time-traveler Cable (Josh Brolin--yes the guy who played Thanos!) In this episode of the podcast, Andy Farnsworth and Ryan Meeks are joined by Geektyrant writer...

Duration:00:26:59

"Solo: A Star Wars Story" SPOILER FREE Review

5/18/2018
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"Star Wars" fans are getting their second feature-length movie in less than a year with "Solo: A Star Wars Story." But after a mixed (if passionate) response to "The Last Jedi," how will "Solo" be received, particularly given the replacement of co-directors Phil Lord & Chris Miller with Ron Howard, and a Han Solo that isn't played by Harrison Ford? In this episode of the podcast, Adam Thomas and Andy Farnsworth give a SPOILER-FREE review of the movie, which tells a tale from the youth of...

Duration:00:13:11

Kristian Odland (One Minute Critic) Joins Fan Effect

5/16/2018
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Today we are excited to welcome Kristian Odland ( One Minute Critic and writer for Geet Tyrant) to the Fan Effect team. He is going to be a great addition. Check out what he has to say in our introduction interview with him.

Duration:00:06:13

"Cobra Kai" Review WITH Spoilers (AUDIO ONLY)

5/11/2018
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It was said in days of yore, "Cobra Kai, never die!" ...and it seems they were right as YouTube Red's new series, "Cobra Kai," picks up the characters and story of the hit movie "The Karate Kid" some 30 years later, giving you a different perspective on events you THOUGHT you knew so well. In this (audio only) episode of the podcast, Andy Farnsworth and Ryan Meeks hold a SPOILER-FILLED discussion of the 10-episode first season of "Cobra Kai," which they both liked way more than they were...

Duration:00:52:31

(VIDEO) "Cobra Kai" Review Part 2

5/11/2018
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Part two of our review of "Cobra Kai," the new series on YouTube Red. The story follows Johnny Lawrence and Daniel Larusso 34 years after the events of "The Karate Kid."

Duration:00:30:34

(VIDEO) "Cobra Kai" Review Part 1

5/11/2018
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(VIDEO) Part one of our review of Cobra Kai, the new series on YouTube Red. The story follows Johnny Lawrence and and Daniel Larusso after the events of The karate Kid.

Duration:00:21:51