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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...

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

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

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 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:00:37:29

"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

"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

Fan Effect Deadpool 2 Review

5/22/2018
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Join Fan Effect's Andy Farnsworth, Kristian Odland, and Ryan Meeks for their spoiler review of Deadpool 2.

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

Fan Effect Cobra Kai Review Part 1

5/11/2018
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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

AVENGERS: INFINITY WAR Discussion (WITH SPOILERS)

4/27/2018
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(WARNING: MAJOR SPOILERS for "Avengers: Infinity War" in this episode) "Avengers: Infinity War," the biggest superhero movie ever made (so far) is now in theaters after much hype, much buildup and much secrecy. All of the Avengers, the Guardians of the Galaxy, Doctor Strange, Black Panther, Spider-Man and pretty much everyone you've ever seen in a Marvel movie come together to take on a powerful being named Thanos who has deadly plans for the universe. In this episode of the podcast,...

Duration:00:53:45

[VIDEO] "A Wrinkle in Time" - Deep Dive WITH SPOILERS

3/9/2018
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Disney has made another adaptation of the classic children's book "A Wrinkle in Time" but will it please the long-time fans of the story? In this video episode of the podcast, Andy Farnsworth, Tysen Webb and long-time "Wrinkle" fan and KSL Digital Content specialist Becky Bruce have a deep-dive discussion WITH SPOILERS about the new movie, based on the 1962 book written by Madeline L'Engle which still has many loyal fans, 50+ years later. They talk about expectations fans of the book...

Duration:00:44:42

"A Wrinkle In Time" Deep Dive Discussion WITH SPOILERS (Audio only)

3/9/2018
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Disney has made another adaptation of the classic children's book "A Wrinkle in Time" but will it please the long-time fans of the story? In this episode of the podcast, Andy Farnsworth, Tysen Webb and long-time "Wrinkle" fan and KSL Digital Content specialist Becky Bruce have a deep dive discussion WITH SPOILERS about the new movie, based on the 1962 book written by Madeline L'Engle which still has many loyal fans, 50+ years later. They discuss expectations that fans of the book may...

Duration:00:44:40

Disney's "A Wrinkle In Time" SPOILER-FREE Review (Audio)

3/8/2018
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A classic children's book gets the big screen treatment in Disney's "A Wrinkle in Time," but will it please the long-time fans of the story? In this episode of the podcast, Andy Farnsworth is joined by "Wrinkle" fan and fellow KSL co-worker Becky Bruce for a SPOILER-FREE discussion of the new movie, which was directed by Academy Award nominee Ava Duvernay and stars Storm Reid, Reese Witherspoon, Mindy Kaling, Chris Pine & Oprah Winfrey (among others). Andy & Becky talk about what they...

Duration:00:20:34

(VIDEO) "Star Trek Discovery" S1 Wrap-Up WITH SPOILERS (Part II)

2/27/2018
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Welcome to Fan Effect! The show (formerly known as SLC Fanboys) is evolving and we're glad to have you along for the ride! In Part II of this episode, Star Trek superfan Adam Thomas and his co-hosts Tysen Webb and Andy Farnsworth continue with their final, SPOILER-FILLED thoughts on season one of "Star Trek: Discovery." Adam, Tysen and Andy continue to discuss what were season one's strong points, what things were satisfying to long-time Trek fans, which new characters resonated and...

Duration:00:16:38