RNne31563311402.jpg

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!

BHN4U1562460327.jpg

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.

95ybt1562223346.jpg

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!

download_5_.jpg

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? 

pcgameshow.png

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

E3-Nintendo.jpg

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

 

62645695_195046318087406_844674167084154880_n.jpg

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

 

 

download_4_.jpg

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!

the-psychology-of-zelda-2.jpg

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)

ENDGAME.jpg

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

1266037.jpg

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)

58666079_2271965106375247_2595033963391090688_n.jpg

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

 

Shawshank.jpg

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

Kyle_Hebert.jpg

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

DanSound4VOLogo_BannerFULL.png

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. 

writing-monsters-105358183.jpg

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

BattlefrontBANNER.jpg

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. 

LetsTalk2019.jpg

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

75-in-the-heat-of-the-nightPoster-1.jpg

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

thD5A1WXB8.jpg

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!

147978-dreamcast.jpg

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!

fT6mG1545145272.jpg

Fanitarium Interview for December 2018

Guest: Carla Mack

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

tintin.jpg

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

n58BCzDA.jpg

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

 

untitled2.png

untitled.png

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

gfather1-vs-gfather2.jpg

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!

Telltale.jpg

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!

Bkdny1537632544.jpg

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!

LetsTalkBanner.jpg

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!

ENCHANTED_BANNER.jpg

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/

BOLTBANNER.jpg

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/

indiana-jones-and-the-kingdom-of-the-crystal-skull-5348410f5914c.jpg

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. 

MeettheRobinsonsPOSTER.jpg

After the Disney/Pixar deal, Pixar chief John Lasseter took over Disney, the first film released under him was Meet the Robinsons, which marked a critical turn in Disney's public perception, but alas, box office receipts, not so much. 

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/

ChickenLittleBanner.jpg

2005 marked Disney's switch to CG/3D animation as they trained their animation team to use the new software! Their first film was also one of their larger hits in a decade, Chicken Little!

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/

HomeontheRangeBANNER.jpg

After shuffling with Brother Bear, Home on the Range was released April 2004 and marked the end of an era for Disney as it was the traditionally animated feature Disney would make (until 2009s Princess and the Frog). 

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/

BrotherBearBANNER.jpg

In 2003, Disney shuffled their releases around and instead of Home on the Range, they released Brother Bear, bringing back Phil Collins and a lower budget for this Disney Animated Classic. With a smaller budget, the box office was enough to make it a success but was it?

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/

EmilyEidenBANNER.jpg

In this edition of Fanitarium Interviews we have Voltron voice actress Emily Eiden who voices the role of Shay in the Dreamworks/Netflix show. In addition to Voltron we discuss her work in museums, theater, and much more! Join hosts Jeremiah and Kaela as they interview, voice actress, Emily Eiden!

 

Emily Eiden Official Website: http://www.emilyeiden.com/

Twitter Handle: @EmilyEiden

The Fanitarium on Twitter: @FanitariumPod

The Fanitarium on Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/TheFanitarium/

Or our official Website: https://fandompod.podbean.com/

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

TreasurePlanetBANNER.jpg

Later in 2002 Disney reversed its "lets go cheaper" idea with a decades in the making film, Treasure Planet. The film ultimately bombed by boy was it cool to look at. Join us as we discuss the 2002 Disney feature, Treasure Planet

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/

the-wild-bunch.jpg

Stephen and Jessica talk about the classic workplace romantic comedy The Apartment and the gritty neo western The Wild Bunch, and follow up on their summer movie wager. 

LiloandStitchBanner.jpg

2002 Disney tried to right the ship with some cheaper and simpler film ideas, the first of which was Lilo and Stitch, which not only had a lower budget but also has a new way of marketing a Disney film. Did it work?

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/

ATLANTISBANNER.jpg

In 2001 Disney had a single major animated release, the Hellboy inspired action adventure, Atlantis: The Lost Empire! Hear the background of this Disney "flop" that gained attention on home media. 

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/

E3Part2Banner_.jpg

Last week the E3 Expo occured with press conferences all week showing us the future of video games. In Part 2 we cover Devolver, Square-Enix, Sony, and Nintendo

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

E3banner.jpg

Last week the E3 Expo occured with press conferences all week showing us the future of video games. In Part 1 we cover the EA, Microsoft, and bethesda Press Conferences.

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

Load more