Considering recent events Matthew takes a look at American Gun Control laws and how they correlate to Australian gun regulation. Matt hopes to clear up a few misconceptions about Australian gun laws and offers insight into how some of them could be implemented in America. Sources for this podcast: scholarsstrategynetwork.org - What Americans believe about voting rights for criminals http://www.gunpolicy.org Wikipedia - Incarceration in the United States Vox.com - The Texas shooting shows why...
On the 31st of January 2018 one of the worst security leaks in Australian history was reported by the ABC. Politicians from all walks of government would suffer a public dissection of their most intimate political secrets, Some (PM Kevin Rudd) would threaten the ABC with litigation. If you haven’t heard the incredible details of this story then this podcast is a must listen. *Source note. All information discussed on this podcast can be found at http://ab.co/2DWY0EX. All reporting credited...
The Modern Meltdown returns in 2018 with one big existential question for you. Are we living in a simulation? Our resident science guy Patrick Catanzariti aka Pat Cat (@thatpatrickguy) founder of Dev Dinner @DevDiner helps Matthew to navigate this startling theory.
In our second interview with comic book creator Shaun Keenan we discuss Xtreme Champion Tournament’s growing success since 2016. Shaun also offers his insight into the inflation of signature and photograph prices at comic book conventions around the world.
Matt sits down with Russall Beattie the brains behind The Empire Strips Back. Australia’s premiere burlesque show with a star wars twist. The pair discuss all things star wars and tackle some of the more controversial topics surrounding burlesque performance.
More and More Aussies are pursing a career in the comic book industry then ever before. Shaun Keenan is one of those creators. Hear how Shaun takes independent to a professional level with his comic book series Xtreme Champion Tournament. Find out more about the series @ http://www.xct.com.au/
Australian comics are one of the least discussed corners of the industry. Nat Karmichael plans to change that with his indie compilation title Oi Oi Oi. Listen as we go from concept to books in stores and find out how you can be a part of the endeavour.
What do The Doctor,Batman, Gandalf and the Westro Baptist church have in common? Well The Worf Revue of course! Matt sits down the cast and crew to chat about what is involved in taking these beloved characters and throwing them all together in once comedic pot. Plus as a bonus for Modern Meltdown listeners we have an exclusive skit featuring the 11th Doctor played by Patrick Mules with Zoe Tegan
Matt speaks with the creators behind the indie Superhero film “The Subjects”. On board for this podcast is Robert Mond (Writer / Director / Producer), Josef Gatti (DoP / Producer) and David Redman (Producer / Distributor). Come on board as we find out what happens when big Pharma plays with Superpowers. http://www.imdb.com/title/tt4224478/
Two men had a dream, to open a video gaming bar. So what does it take to bring a dream into reality? Find out as Matthew and Tommy sit in on a master class of entrepreneurship devoted to everything shaken and stirred.
During San Diego Comic Con 2015 a group of cosplayers were accused of charging ticket holders for photographs. We sat down with award winning Annalise Fredericks (Scarlet Moth Cosplay) to discuss the wider implications that such a trend would have on the cosplay community.
In 2015 the story of a man being saved from certain death from a snake bite by his Stormtrooper armour was reported worldwide. But behind that story is the inspiring tale of one man pushing his limits to the breaking point to achieve an incredible goal. Take this inspiring journey with us as we hear the untold story from Scott Loxley himself
You see their polished white armour at your conventions, your hospitals, your schools and your local charity, but who are these Stormtroppers and what is their story? Francine Horobin talks us through the joys of being a part of the 501st
Creating comics is hard work, creating a franchise of comics now that's a challenge. Shane W Smith takes us through building comic books from the ground up. If you want to know how to craft your own comic there has never been a better episode.
Getting a convention together takes more then just booking a hall. Matthew Owen (Mowen) takes us through turning your passion into Canberra's premier pop culture convention. Join us for the next installment in our flash back series.
Welcome to Modern Meltdown 2.0 In order to move forward we have to take a look back so our first episodes will be a flashback to the best interviews from the first 88 episodes of The Modern Meltdown. This week we interview Mal Briggs from Impact Comics. Mal starts us in the 90's and takes us through over 25 years of comics history.