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The Fanbase Weekly: Episode #141

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 Weekly co-hosts welcomes guest Ashleigh Popplewell (sketch card and new media artist) to discuss the latest geek news stories of the week, including honoring the passing of MythbustersGrant Imahara, looking ahead to Comic-Con@Home, the sexist legacy within Star Trek‘s progressive universe, and our weekly trailer roundup with Star Trek: Lower Decks, Project Power, and The Maestro.

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

Special guest: Ashleigh Popplewell (sketch card and new media artist)

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15:44 – (The Hollywood Reporter) Grant Imahara, Host of MYTHBUSTERS and WHITE RABBIT PROJECT, Dies at 49
24:21 – (GeekTyrant) Comic-Con@Home Schedules For Fri. July 24, Sat. July 23, and Sun. July 24th Released
38:31 – (io9) The Sexist Legacy in STAR TREK’s Progressive Universe
50:02 – (GeekTyrant, GamesRadar, CBR) TRAILER ROUND-UP: First Trailer for STAR TREK: LOWER DECKS Takes Us to Space, “The Funnest Frontier” PROJECT POWER is the latest Netflix movie about a pill that gives you superpowers THE MAESTRO Trailer Offers First Look at Hulk’s Villainous Transformation

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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