The following is an interview with Stephen Prescott, the host of the Doctor Who-themed podcast, A Mad Man with a Box. In this interview, Fanboy Comics Senior Contributor Drew Siragusa talks with Prescott about giving Whovians a forum to share their fan love, his own favorite episode, and what he looks forward to with the upcoming 50th anniversary.
This interview was conducted on August 1, 2012.
*Photo by Katharine Forman
At the 2012 Saturn Awards, actor Nick Tarabay (Spartacus, Star Trek 2) talks with Fanboy Comics Managing Editor Barbra Dillon about his work on Spartacus, his love of fantasy and science fiction, and his non-denial about his participation in the new Star Trek film!
At the 2012 Saturn Awards, actress Lin Shaye (A Nightmare on Elm Street, Critters, There's Something About Mary) talks with Fanboy Comics Managing Editor Barbra Dillon about her work in the horror genre, what draws her to her projects, and what she has coming up next!
At the 2012 Saturn Awards, actor Steven Cole talks with Fanboy Comics Managing Editor Barbra Dillon about playing Kovarro on HBO's hit series Game of Thrones!
At the 2012 Saturn Awards, actress Lea Thompson talks with Fanboy Comics Managing Editor Barbra Dillon about her upcoming season of Switched at Birth and her quality time with the cast of Back to the Future.
Recently, The Wrap wrote a really insightful article about celebrities coming out publicly with ease, yet there are certain industries where it is still taboo to be out of the closet, namely big movie stars. It seems so easy to be Neil Patrick Harris, Matt Bomer, and Anderson Cooper, all big television personalities, who came out in their own way whether it was a press release, a significant other's acknowledgment in a speech, or a letter to the editor of an online publication. The news made the headlines for a day, and then we all moved on. Living in Hollywood, I hear the rumors all of the time from the stars hiding behind the religion of Scientology, to the actor in two huge summer action films, to the Academy Award nominated actor who almost came out, but chickened out at the last minute. (Google “Toothy Tile” for a hint.) Are the rumors true? I certainly don't hang out in celebrities' bedrooms, but with certain stars, where there is smoke, there is fire.
If telling the public has been so easy for television stars, why is it so difficult for big box office stars? Here are some of the reasons:
The following is an interview with comic book artist Steven Swenston, who has worked with a number of publishers including Marvel and TSR. In this interview, Fanboy Comics Managing Editor Barbra Dillon talks with Swenston about his experience in the industry, his preference for hard copy comics, and his own artistic influences.
This interview was conducted on July 22, 2012.
At the 2012 Saturn Awards, prolific actor James Remar (Dexter, Django Unchained, DC's Justice League animated series) talks with Fanboy Comics Managing Editor Barbra Dillon about his roles in the upcoming Tarantino Western, Django Unchained, his experience on BSG, and the differences between his work in animation and live action.
At the 2012 Saturn Awards, producer of every Alien movie and director of 48 Hours, The Warriors, and The Driver Walter Hill talks with Fanboy Comics Managing Editor Barbra Dillon about his thoughts on the Alien franchise and the crooked celluloid path from Melville to Nicolas Winding Refn!
At the 2012 Saturn Awards, actor R.J. Mitte, who plays Walter White Jr. on AMC's Breaking Bad, talks to Fanboy Comics Managing Editor Barbra Dillon about what it has been like being a part of the show, his passion for acting, and what we can expect in Season 5!