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The Fanbase Weekly: Episode #123

In The Fanbase Weekly, the Fanbase Press staff and a host of special guests from across the pop culture spectrum discuss the top geek stories of the week.

In the latest episode, the Fanbase Press staff welcomes guest Allen Carter (founder – Carter Comics / Cosmic Force / Damn Tourists) to discuss the latest geek news stories of the week, including what we can learn from fictional pandemics, Brit Marling’s rejection of the “Strong Female Lead,” a psychological analysis of Harley Quinn by Dr. Drea Letamendi, and our trailer roundup featuring Star Wars: The Clone Wars, The Green Knight, and The Iron Mask.

Cast members
: Bryant Dillon, Claire Thorne, Drew Siragusa, and Barbra Dillon

Special guest:  Allen Carter (founder – Carter Comics / Cosmic Force / Damn Tourists)

15:34 – (NPR) What Fictional Pandemics Can Teach Us About Real-World Survival
29:17 – (The Mary Sue, PopDust) Brit Marling Rejects the ‘Strong Female Lead’ in a Bold New Essay/The OA’s Brit Marling: “I Don’t Want to Be the Strong Female Lead”
45:25 – (Fandom) What We Can Learn From Harley Quinn’s Dark Relationship With Joker – by Dr. Drea Letamendi of The Arkham Sessions
59:40 – (CBR, io9) TRAILER ROUND-UP:
     – STAR WARS – THE CLONE WARS Promo Recruits Clone Force 99
     – Arnold Schwarzenegger and Jackie Chan Co-Star in a Fantasy Epic Whose Trailer Has to Be Seen to Be Believed
     – The GREEN KNIGHT Trailer Gives King Arthur’s Legend a Stunning Makeover

The Fanbase Weekly
Theme Song Written and Performed by
: Adam WarRock

The Fanbase Weekly Theme Song Produced by: Mikal kHill

Episode Photo by: Sean Foster

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