Pop Media Savant Episode 78: Movie Talk: The Work Of Quentin Tarantino

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This week I wanted to spotlight one of my favorite movie directors Quentin Tarantino. It is hard to believe that he has been making movies for over twenty years now, so I wanted to take a look back at his filmography and discuss some of my favorite movies of his. Enjoy!

Pop Media Savant Episode 65: TV Talk: The New Fall Season Schedule


This week I do a review on this upcoming Fall TV Schedule and what might be some shows you want to checkout. We will cover all the networks and genres, live action, cartoons, etc so strap in and enjoy yourself. Enjoy!

Pop Media Savant Episode 59: Movie Talk: The Changing Of The Guard? Who Is The Next Great Action Star?


This week is all movie talk. I spent the past week catching up on movies that I had in my collection that I hadn’t watched yet, so I did. I talk Colombiana, Haywire, I Am Bruce Lee and Wrath Of The Titans with the great full length reviews as always, plus I discuss what is left out there to go see this summer movie season. Enjoy!

Comics on Comics Episode 18: Javier Grillo-Marxuach

Hello out there to our friends on The Comics Podcast network!

The Comics on Comics is currently working our way through our season 2 backlog in advance of our pending relaunch.

 

In this hilarious episode from 2009, host Juan-Manuel Rocha welcomes Javier Grillo-Marxuach (The Middleman, Day One), Eliza Bayne (Tiki Bar TV, Electric Playground) along with comedians Paul Jay and Tim Powers (Second City, Cats on a Plane) for another round of comics and comedy!

 

In this episode, our panel tackles the proposed Buffy The Vampire Slayer remake, Grant Morrison’s Batman & Robin, Eminem’s encounter with The Punisher and Marvel’s rationale for the rising cost of comics before Grillo-Marxuach gives us an inside look at The Middleman comic and TV series!

 

You can watch a larger version of this episode online here.

 

Medium and high quality downloads of this episode and all of our previous episodes are available on iTunes.

 

 

You can also catch our previous episodes online by clicking on the names of our previous guests:

 

Damon Lindelof & Jeff Katz

Joshua Dsyart Returns!

Jim Krueger

Richard Hatch & Michael Taylor

Len Wein

Marc Guggenheim

Paul Dini

Mark Sable

Richard Starkings

Mark Evanier & Gregg Hurwitz

Greg Weisman

Christos Gage

David Gerrold & Tone Rodriguez

Wendy Pini

Geoff Johns

Brian Lynch

Joshua Dsyart

 

Or you can watch all of our Video episodes online here.

Comics on Comics Episode 17 – Wolverine: Jeff Katz & Damon Lindelof

Comics on Comics proudly presents the second half of our most popular episode to date!

 

Host Juan-Manuel Rocha welcomes Jeff Katz (X-Men Origins: Wolverine, Booster Gold), Lost co-creator Damon Lindelof (Ultimate Wolverine vs. Hulk, Star Trek) along with comedians Doug Benson (Super High Me, VH1’s Best Week Ever), Chris Hardwick (Attack of the Show, Web Soup), Jonah Ray (X-Play, The Rotten Tomatoes Show) and Matt Weinhold (G4’s Code Monkeys) for an unforgettable night of comics and comedy coming to you from Meltdown Comics in Hollywood!

 

In this episode, our panel dissects X-men Origins: Wolverine with a spirited defense from Katz and takes a look back at Lindeolf’s Ultimate Wolverine vs. Hulk miniseries before tearing into the Watchmen movie, Hancock, Superman Returns and Freddy vs. Jason vs. Ash before the panel goes in-depth on Robert Kirkman’s incredibly popular zombie series, The Walking Dead!

 

You can watch a larger version of this episode online here.

 

Medium and high quality downloads of this episode and all of our previous episodes are available on iTunes.

 

 

If you want to see the first half of this episode, you can find it here!

 

You can also catch our previous episodes online by clicking on the names of our previous guests:

 

Joshua Dsyart Returns!

Jim Krueger

Richard Hatch & Michael Taylor

Len Wein

Marc Guggenheim

Paul Dini

Mark Sable

Richard Starkings

Mark Evanier & Gregg Hurwitz

Greg Weisman

Christos Gage

David Gerrold & Tone Rodriguez

Wendy Pini

Geoff Johns

Brian Lynch

Joshua Dsyart

 

Or you can watch all of our Video episodes online here.

Comics on Comics Episode 16: Joshua Dysart

Comics on Comics celebrates its first anniversary with a show taped at an undisclosed location in Los Angeles, CA!

 

Host Juan-Manuel Rocha welcomes back the very first Comics on Comics guest, Joshua Dysart (Unknown Soldier, B.P.R.D. 1947) along with comedians Boris Hamilton (Late Night with Conan O’Brien), Brian Dooley (Jimmy Kimmel Live) and the original host of Comics on Comics, Robbie Peron! Also, one of our favorite comedians makes a special guest appearance…

 

In this episode, our panel delves into Wolverine-gate, Iron Man 2 and dissects the problems of too many villains in comic book movies before debating the merits of Barack The Barbarian, Diamond’s new sales thresholds, Wizard’s flailing conventions and Marvel’s Fellowship program before Dysart gives us the inside scoop on his plans for B.P.R.D. 1947 and tells us how he went to an African war zone to do research for Unknown Soldier

 

You can watch a larger version of this episode online here.

 

Medium and high quality downloads of this episode and all of our previous episodes are available on iTunes.

 

 

You can also catch our previous episodes online by clicking on the names of our previous guests:

 

Jim Krueger

Richard Hatch & Michael Taylor

Damon Lindelof & Jeff Katz

Len Wein

Marc Guggenheim

Paul Dini

Mark Sable

Richard Starkings

Mark Evanier & Gregg Hurwitz

Greg Weisman

Christos Gage

David Gerrold & Tone Rodriguez

Wendy Pini

Geoff Johns

Brian Lynch

Joshua Dsyart

 

Or you can watch all of our Video episodes online here.

Comics on Comics Radio # 9: John Arcudi

Comics on Comics Radio strikes back with our electrifying ninth episode! Host Sax Carr welcomes comic book veteran John Arcudi (B.P.R.D., Wednesday Comics, Predator) along with Asterios Kokkinos (Cracked Magazine, NPR’s Marketplace), Steven Saunders (Secret Cross) and Blair Marnell (Wizard Magazine) for another round of comics & comedy!

 

In this episode, our panel looks at the return of gimmick covers at Marvel, examines the controversy over Shatterstar’s sexuality and the ensuing war of words between Rob Liefeld and Peter David before John Arcudi gives us the inside track on Wednesday Comics and takes a look back at his career to date along with a glimpse at what’s coming up in B.P.R.D.: King of Fear

 

You can also catch our previous episodes of Comics on Comics Radio by clicking on the names of our previous guests:

 

The Comic Book Club

Rick Remender

Darick Robertson

Mark Sable

Jason Aaron

Alex Ross

Josh Howard

Joshua Dysart

 

You can also download all of the Comics on Comics Radio episodes as well as High Quality versions of the Comics on Comics Web TV series for free on iTunes.

Comics on Comics Radio # 8: The Comic Book Club

Universes collide as Comics on Comics Radio returns in our eighth episode featuring a blockbuster crossover with The Comic Book Club!

 

Host Sax Carr, along with Asterios Kokkinos (Cracked Magazine, NPR’s Marketplace) and Blair Marnell (Wizard Magazine) team up with Justin Tyler, Pete LePage, and Alex Zalben for a spectacular hour of comics and comedy!

 

In this episode, our panel examines Jeff Parker & Carlo Pagulayan’s Agents of Atlas, the War of Kings miniseries, The Flash Rebirth, the latest Justice Society of America hardcover and Star Trek Countdown before getting to the secret origins of The Comic Book Club, straight from the source!

 

You can also catch our previous episodes of Comics on Comics Radio by clicking on the names of our previous guests:

 

Rick Remender

Darick Robertson

Mark Sable

Jason Aaron

Alex Ross

Josh Howard

Joshua Dysart

 

You can also download all of the Comics on Comics Radio episodes as well as High Quality versions of the Comics on Comics Web TV series for free on iTunes.

Comics on Comics Episode 15: Jim Krueger

Comics on Comics takes you inside the hottest comic industry event in Los Angeles: Comic Book Sunday!

 

Host Juan-Manuel Rocha is joined by Jim Krueger (Avengers/Invaders, Project Superpowers, Justice) and fellow Comic Book Sunday founder Ben Jackendoff along with comedians Tom Franck (Comics and Comics) and Tim Babb (Tancast.com) for a wild hour of comics and comedy!

 

In this episode, our panel looks at Marvel & DC’s return to the 90s storylines in X-men,Superman and Batman before debating the “Breaking of the Marvel Universe” from the perspective of Joe Quesada and Steve Ditko, then takes a look Daniel and Charles Knauf’s reimagined Phantom for Syfy and the impact of comic fanboys on the industry before looking back at the history of Comic Book Sunday and the current and future projects of Jim Krueger!

 

You can watch a larger version of this episode online here.

 

Medium and high quality downloads of this episode and all of our previous episodes are available on iTunes.

 

 

You can also catch our previous episodes online by clicking on the names of our previous guests:

 

Richard Hatch & Michael Taylor

Damon Lindelof & Jeff Katz

Len Wein

Marc Guggenheim

Paul Dini

Mark Sable

Richard Starkings

Mark Evanier & Gregg Hurwitz

Greg Weisman

Christos Gage

David Gerrold & Tone Rodriguez

Wendy Pini

Geoff Johns

Brian Lynch

Joshua Dsyart

 

Or you can watch all of our Video episodes online here.

Comics on Comics Radio # 7: Rick Remender

Comics on Comics Radio returns from hiatus with our spectacular seventh episode! Host Sax Carr welcomes rising comic superstar Rick Remender (The Punisher, Fear Agent, The End League) along with Asterios Kokkinos (Cracked Magazine, NPR’s Marketplace), Steven Saunders (Secret Cross) and Blair Marnell (Wizard Magazine) for a relentless hour of comics & comedy!

 

In this episode, our panel unleashes weeks of pent up Nerd Rage against the Battlestar Galactica finale, examines the Marvel fellowship program for screenwriters and debates the demise of R-rated superhero movies before conducting a no-holds-barred interview with Rick Remender about his career to date, his new exclusive deal with Marvel, his upcoming creator titles and his plans for The Punisher

 

You can download this episode and high quality versions of all of the Comics on Comics Web TV series for free on iTunes.

Comics on Comics Lost Episode: Damon Lindelof & Jeff Katz

Comics on Comics presents our blockbuster episode dedicated to the hit TV series Lost several weeks early, because you demanded it!

 

Host Juan-Manuel Rocha welcomes Lost co-creator Damon Lindelof (Ultimate Wolverine vs. Hulk, Star Trek), Jeff Katz (X-Men Origins: Wolverine, Booster Gold), Doug Benson (Last Comic Standing, VH1’s Best Week Ever), Chris Hardwick (Attack of the Show, Wired Magazine), Jonah Ray (X-Play, The Rotten Tomatoes Show) and Matt Weinhold (G4’s Code Monkeys) for a mind blowing night of comics and comedy coming to you from Meltdown Comics in Hollywood!

 

In this episode, our panel delves into the origins of Lost, the unresolved stories of Libby & Mr. Eko, the Lost alternate reality games, the future of Lost in syndication and DVD, the unexplained mysteries of the island and the upcoming final season. Additionally, Lindelof explains the significance of the cursed numbers for the first time in public!

 

Please note that this is only the second half of our 17th episode. The first part of this episode will be released in its normal production order in just a few weeks!

 

You can watch a larger version of this episode online here.

 

Medium and high quality downloads of this episode and all of our previous episodes are available on iTunes.

 

Or you can watch all of our Video episodes online here.

Comics on Comics Episode 13: Len Wein

Comics on Comics launches its blockbuster second season with a mind-blowing Watchmen-themed episode!

 

Coming to you from Meltdown Comics in Hollywood, host Juan-Manuel Rocha welcomes comic book legend and original Watchmen editor Len Wein along with comedians Steve Marmel (The Fairly Oddparents, Danny Phantom, Sonny With a Chance), Sax Carr (UCB’s Tournament of Nerds, Comics on Comics Radio), Graham Elwood (ComedyFilmNerds.com, The Sarah Silverman Program) and pop guru Bob Peterson (CC2K) to discuss the book’s cultural impact and social significance, the controversial movie adaptation, the Watchmen video game and the story within the story, Tales of the Black Freighter.

 

Additionally, Len Wein gives us an inside look at the making of the original comic book and offers his take on Alan Moore and the original ending…

 

You can watch a larger version of this episode online here.

 

Medium and high quality downloads of this episode and all of our previous episodes are available on iTunes.

 

Or you can watch all of our Video episodes online here.

 

 

Shortly after this episode was recorded, Len Wein and his family lost their house and possessions in a fire. Insurance is covering the loss of their home and the comics community is banding together to help Len Wein replace his comic collection.

 

If you want to help Len out, please visit http://www.povonline.com/weinproject.htm

Comics on Comics Radio # 6: Darick Robertson

Comics on Comics Radio returns for our sixth episode as host Sax Carr along with Asterios Kokkinos (Cracked Magazine, NPR’s Marketplace), Steven Saunders (Secret Cross) and Blair Marnell (Wizard Magazine) welcomes Darick Robertson (The Boys, Transmetropolitan) for another round of comics and comedy!

 

This week, our panel discusses the end of Ed Brubaker’s Daredevil run, debates DC’s Co-Features and the high price of comics, reviews Batman: Battle for the Cowl and Captain Britain & MI 13 before a career spanning interview with Robertson covering everything from Space Beaver to the future of The Boys!

 

Also, during the show, listen closely for details on how you can win a free graphic novel or trade paperback of your choice from Amazon.com, courtesy of your friends at ComicsOnComics.com!

 

You can download this episode and high quality versions of all of the Comics on Comics Web TV series for free on iTunes.

 

Comics on Comics Radio # 5: Mark Sable

In the fifth episode of Comics on Comics Radio, host Sax Carr welcomes back rising comic star Mark Sable (Grounded, Two-Face: Year One) along with Asterios Kokkinos (Cracked Magazine, NPR’s Marketplace), Steven Saunders (Secret Cross) and Blair Marnell (Wizard Magazine) for a fearless hour of comics & comedy!

 

This week, our panel examines the Watchmen movie, checks out Megan Fox’s roles in the Fathom and Jonah Hex movies, Samuel L. Jackson’s new Nick Fury deal with Marvel Studios and gets an in depth look at Mark Sable’s upcoming creator owned book, Unthinkable, which features the first ARG in comics…

 

Also, during the show, listen closely for details on how you can win a free graphic novel or trade paperback of your choice from Amazon.com, courtesy of your friends at ComicsOnComics.com!

 

You can download this episode and high quality versions of all of the Comics on Comics Web TV series for free on iTunes.

 

Comics on Comics Radio # 4: Jason Aaron

Host Sax Carr and the CoC panelists Asterios Kokkinos (Cracked Magazine, NPR’s Marketplace), Steven Saunders (Secret Cross) and Blair Marnell (Wizard Magazine) welcome Jason Aaron (Scalped, Ghost Rider, Wolverine: Weapon X) for a hell raising hour of comics and comedy!

 

This week, our panel examines the true origins of Elton John’s Pride & Predator movie, Dark Avengers # 2, “Dark Wolverine”, Ms. Marvel, the latest issues of Iron Man, Birds of Prey # 127, DC’s “After Watchmen” marketing program and the various projects of Jason Aaron, including his upcoming Wolverine: Weapon X ongoing series…

 

Also, during the show, listen closely for details on how you can win a free graphic novel or trade paperback of your choice from Amazon.com, courtesy of your friends at ComicsOnComics.com!

 

You can download this episode and high quality versions of all of the Comics on Comics Web TV series for free on iTunes.