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The Fanbase Weekly: Episode #143

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 discuss the latest geek news stories of the week, including this year’s Emmy Awards nominations and their big genre presence, Jae Lee’s thoughts on Tom King’s tweets, what the new Host movie says about pandemic-area entertainment, and Kate Bishop as the new Hawkeye in the MCU.

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

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12:49 – (io9) This Is the Way – THE MANDALORIAN, WATCHMEN, and WHAT WE DO IN THE SHADOWS Lead Genre’s 2020 Emmy Nominations
29:19 – (GamesRadar+/Bleeding Cool) Jae Lee speaks out on Tom King’s “irresponsible tweets” over RORSCHACH cover/Tom King Issues Full Apology to Jae Lee, Removes Tweets
50:06 – (io9) Lockdown Creation HOST Shows What Happens When You Get Zoom Bombed by a Demon
1:03:33 – (Comic Book Resources) Kate Bishop’s Hawkeye Is the Perfect Legacy Character for the MCU

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