This month Stephen and Jessica add a tweak to their ongoing contest, and discuss screwball comedy SULLIVAN'S TRAVELS and the teen comedy AMERICAN GRAFFITI, as well as a spooky-ish trivia quiz for Halloween!
 
Films Discussed:
AD ASTRA
FIDDLER: MIRACLE OF MIRACLES
JOKER
THE PEANUT BUTTER FALCON
THE DAY SHALL COME
THE ADDAMS FAMILY
GEMINI MAN
THE LIGHTHOUSE
TELL ME WHO I AM
BETWEEN TWO FERNS: THE MOVIE
DOLEMITE IS MY NAME
IN THE TALL GRASS
SULLIVAN'S TRAVELS
AMERICAN GRAFFITI
 
Next Month: TREASURE OF THE SIERRA MADRE and IT'S A WONDERFUL LIFE
Tag song: LITTLE SAINT NICK by The Beach Boys.

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The final and full trailer for the Rise of Skywalker is here! Steve from the Mousecast and Travis from TheYoungPeople join Jeremiah discussing their thoughts!

Stephen and Jessica dive into the 70s with Bob Fosse's avant garde musical CABARET and Sidney Lumet's television satire NETWORK, as well as the winner of the summer box office challenge and a contest to win a $10 Amazon Gift Card!
 
Films Discussed:
The Other Side of Heaven 2
The Fighting Preacher
Fast and Furious presents: Hobbs and Shaw
Scary Stories to Tell in the Dark
Dora and the Lost City of Gold
Blinded by the Light
Ready or Not
One Child Nation
The Nightingale
It: Chapter 2
Hustlers
Cabaret
Network
 
Next Month: AMERICAN GRAFFITI and SULLIVAN'S TRAVELS
 
Outro Music: Lullaby by Gerry Cinnamon

Let's Talk, Fandom by fan request discusses Randy Pitchford, who the CEO of Gearbox is, where he came from and the recent controversies he has been swarmed with.

New Let's Talk, Fandom discusses the Nintendo Direct for September 2019 breaking down the news about Pokemon, more ports, Smash Brothers and more!

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Enter the Fanitarium and join us as we interview Scott Murray, longtime podcaster and writer. Scott Murray has a new project as Season 2 of his Fiction Audio Drama The Crimson Files is about to release Monday September 9! Join us as we discuss his show as well as superheros, fandom, and other projects!

Listen to the Crimson Files Now! https://www.thecrimsonfiles.com

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Voice actress Lani Minella joins us in The Fanitarium today to discuss some of her fantastic career in voiceover! In this 10 question interview you'll get a sample of what to expect when we interview her fully in the near future! 

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Kae interviews voice director Tamsin Collison from London about her career as an audio director and producer, singer, writer and more!

Personal Website: http://www.tamsincollison.co.uk/

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Stephen and Jessica take on more summer movies and adventure films with RAIDERS OF THE LOST ARK and THE AFRICAN QUEEN
 
Films Discussed:
MIB International
The Dead Don't Die
Toy Story 4
Always Be My Maybe
Annabelle Comes Home
Midsommar
Spider-man: Far From Home
Yesterday
Stuber
Crawl
The Lion King
The Farewell
Shadow
Once Upon a Time... In Hollywood
Raiders of the Lost Ark
The African Queen
 
Next Month:
Network and Cabaret

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Join us as we interview voice actor Daniel Riordan known for work in Transformers as Megatron, Mass Effect 3, Final Fantasy, and even Jingle all the Way! Add in work in 3 Star Trek series, Elder Scrolls: Skyrim and much more! 

Daniel Riordan on Twitter: @MrDanielRiordan

IMDB Site: https://www.imdb.com/name/nm0727850/

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San Diego Comic Con has happened! Travis and Jeremiah discuss all that was announced by Marvel in their massive panel!

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Chance Le Prey of Geek Factor Media joins us to discuss Anime and most importantly Mechs in them as we continue our summer series about big giant awesome robots!

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Join us as we interview video game composer Jon Everist as he discusses his recent award winning score for Battletech, as well as Shadowrun, Necropolis and more! 

More about Jon Everist can be found at his official website: http://everistsound.com

Music for this episode is used with permission of the composer (Jon Everist). Voice Over introduction is by Zach Johnson.

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As request by you, the listeners, here is Jeremiah and Travis discussing their favorite games every year of their lives! Also there are listener submitted lists as we discuss games from the 80s to now!

The challenge given by The Mousecast's Steve C. has been met as we gather to give our favorite films every year of our lives! From the 80s to now, we discuss our favorite films and why. Some are quite silly some are obvious but throughout it's a lot of fun!

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Stephen  and Jessica discuss their top movies from 2018, as well as Clint Eastwood's final western UNFORGIVEN and the dark comedy WHO'S AFRAID OF VIRGINIA WOOLFE? 

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Let's Talk the PC Gaming Show from E3 2019!

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We look at the Nintendo Direct from E3, 2019, the new announcements, look at games and more!

 

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Today we welcome Kristina Ritorto, author of I Am A Survivor and Invisible Girl, and her father Marco Ritorto, author of The Cabal, as they discuss their books, inspirations, and the process of writing. You do not want to miss this family of authors! 

For more information you can check out their stuff at the following:

Website: https://mritorto.wixsite.com/ritortofamilybooks

Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/ritortofamilybooks/

Twitter: @marcbjjfighter

Amazon: Kristina Ritorto & Marc Ritoro

 

 

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E3 2019 is fast approaching so hosts Travis and Jeremiah discuss what has been announced before the Entertainment Expo begins. Hear us talk about Nintendo's Pokemon announcements as well as Mario Maker 2, Microsoft's shift, Square-Enix's interesting Avengers title, and much more!

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Host: Jeremiah

Guest: Dr. Anthony Bean. PhD, editor of The Psychology of Zelda, available to buy wherever books are sold 

Amazon ($10.18 Kindle)

Barnes and Noble ($16.95 Physical)

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Avengers Endgame has come and blasted through records. Join Jeremiah, Steve, and Travis as we discuss Avengers Endgame (spoilers VERY present) and discuss the plan for the coming summer! What are your thoughts on Endgame? Did it live up to your expectations?

Also new intro and outro, courtesy of Podokoo Podcast Services found at https://www.facebook.com/podokoo or podokoo.com

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Stephen and Jessica dive into the controversial Kubrick film A Clockwork Orange and the gender relation comedy Tootsie! Also they draft their picks for the Summer Box Office Challenge.

A Clockwork Orange (1971 - Stanley Kubrick)

Tootsie (1982 - Sydney Pollack)

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Guest: John Cristóbal talking about his new and FIRST book Might & Valour: Legacy of the Kingdom due out April 30 for preorder and May 10 for EBook and the end of May for physical copy sales!

Facebook Author Page: https://www.facebook.com/authorjohncristobal/

Twitter: @_JohnCristobal

Barnes and Noble: https://www.barnesandnoble.com/w/might-valour-john-crist-bal/1131339941?ean=2940156058280

Smashwords: https://www.smashwords.com/books/view/935568

 

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Stephen and Jessica head back to the 90s for Spielberg's war film SAVING PRIVATE RYAN and the prison drama THE SHAWSHANK REDEMPTION.

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Voice actor Kyle Hebert returns to the show to discuss Dragon Ball Super, Anime Dubbing, Ryu from Street Fighter and more!

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Voice actor, sound engineer, voice director, author, and more Dan Friedman joins us to give us a look at the more technical side of voice acting and to give his advice on voice acting as he does in his book Sound Advice: Voiceover From An Audio Engineers Perspective, available at his website.

Voice actress Naomi Mercer Mckell joins us on the show to discuss her experience in voice work. Not a novice to the field, she has voiced for over 15 years and has done many things from commercials to animation, video games and more. Join us as we discuss the industry side of voice work, some of her experiences and get to know another amazing person behind the voice we know!

The Parkers embark on a life of crime with serial killers in Silence of the Lambs and charismatic bank robbers in Butch Cassidy and the Sundance Kid. 

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This week our guest is Philip Athans, former writer and editor for TSR and Wizards of the Coast; where he worked in franchises such as the Forgotten Realms and Magic the Gathering. He has written many books including the novelizations of Baldurs Gate 1 and 2 and has worked with authors from R.A. Salvatore to J. Robert King and then some. Now he works on helping authors become better with his Guide to Writing Fantasy, and Guide to Writing Monsters, and operates a blog to help even more aspiring authors!

Websites: Fantasy Authors Handbook

Twitter: @PhilAthans

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Rob Smith joins us to discuss Star Wars Gaming, how the fall of Lucasarts led to where we are now as well as factors that may or may not be affecting EA's ability to make Star Wars Games. 

Rob Smith is the author or Rogue Leaders: The Story of LucasArts and has worked decades in the game industry with many of the major studios. 

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Hosts Jeremiah and Travis discuss the year that was in video games and onward to 2019, upcoming games, trends, news and much more!

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Jessica and Stephen discuss the Tom Hanks classic Forrest Gump and the southern detective story In the Heat of the Night!

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Join us for our final episode of 2018 as Jeremiah and Travis discuss the great comic book movie year that was 2018 and what there is to look forward to, comic book movie wise, in 2019!

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20 years ago came the Sega Dreamcast a machine that was the last gasp for, then console maker, Sega. Many consider the failed consider ahead of it's time, others that it was too safe. Hear us discuss the Sega Dreamcast, what it brought to gaming and why it failed and why it was a success!

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Fanitarium Interview for December 2018

Guest: Carla Mack

Info: Voice Actress known for Star Wars Audio Dramas, The Lost Legends of Redwall and more!

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Steven and Stephen discuss the films of October and November and dig into Speilberg's computer animated Indiana Jones, The Adventures of Tintin!

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Fanitarium Interview Guest: Gary Bloom

Project: Antares Ascended (Support the Patreon Today)

Subjects: Writing Science Fiction, Influential Authors and Series, Fandom, and Writing in a Modern Busy World

 

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Kickstarter ends December 15 at 2:59pm (MST)

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Stephen and Jessica tackle the first two Godfather films! Also stick around for the very end when they announce the winner of their summer box office challenge and how to win some fun prizes!

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This week we discuss the fall of Telltale Games, what will happen to the company and its employees and what led to this disaster.

Also there is our interview with Jared Emerson-Johnson, the composer for Telltale, which has all the more meaning to us all now!

 

Steven and Stephen go through the remainders of the summer season and stop by offbrand Seaworld for JAWS 3D and revisit the tagline game!

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The Fanitarium Returns with Special Guests from the Jedi Counsel Podcast! This week we discuss mental health repercussions in some recent games such as Detroit Become Human (minor spoilers) and Hellblade: Senua's Sacrifice! Then we dive into the recently released Captain Marvel trailer and its potential impact on the public! Lastly we discuss Star Wars fandom and what is the difference between them and Marvel and DC fans about accepting certain change! Join us as we dive into mental health in the September 22 edition of THE FANITARIUM!

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For almost two decades, discussion has raged about a possible remake of Final Fantasy 7. Recently the news has become official but with decades of stories about the game, here is what we know about the much rumored and currently in development title. 

Jessica and Stephen tackle the surprisingly timely Chaplin comedy Modern Times and political thriller All the President's Men!

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Though not an animated story per say, Enchanted with its classic Disney Princess story, songs, and animated segments, is one of the reasons Disney decided to bring back the classic Disney Princess film in 2009 with Princess and the Frog, followed by Tangled, Frozen, and even Moana!

We hope you enjoy your stay at the Fanitarium and be sure to join us next month as we bring in another guest and more discussion and of course each week as we discuss special topics of fandom on LETS TALK, FANDOM!

And of course you can always catch us on Geekfactormedia.com

If you want to leave a voicemail, a comment, or request, feel free to leave them at our voicemail found at: https://www.speakpipe.com/TheFanitariumVoiceMail or email the hosts at banenathos@gmail.com

Music is by and is used with permission from Caleb Cuzner and can be found at https://www.calebcuzner.com/https://www.calebcuzner.com/

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Bolt was the most critically successful animated film Disney had in years and was the first film fully made under the Disney/Pixar partnership. The film is credited for being the force that moved Disney out of the dark age into its soon to be coming revival the next year. 

We hope you enjoy your stay at the Fanitarium and be sure to join us next month as we bring in another guest and more discussion and of course each week as we discuss special topics of fandom on LETS TALK, FANDOM!

And of course you can always catch us on Geekfactormedia.com

If you want to leave a voicemail, a comment, or request, feel free to leave them at our voicemail found at: https://www.speakpipe.com/TheFanitariumVoiceMail or email the hosts at banenathos@gmail.com

Music is by and is used with permission from Caleb Cuzner and can be found at https://www.calebcuzner.com/https://www.calebcuzner.com/

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Steven and Stephen discuss the biggest let down of our childhoods/lives as Spielberg creates the trope of "nuking the fridge" with Indiana and the Kingdom of the Crystal Skull. 

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