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The Fanbase Weekly: Episode #144

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 welcome special guest Justin Peniston (Fanbase Press Contributor, co-creator of Hunter Black) discuss the latest geek news stories of the week, including the impact that the pandemic is having on creative energy, what Mulan and Tenet say about the future of movies, looking back at Poltergeist nearly 40 years after its release, and the future of zombie stories.

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

Special guest: Justin Peniston (Fanbase Press Contributor, co-creator of Hunter Black)

This month’s sponsor: All episodes of The Fanbase Weekly Podcast this month are sponsored by the comic book series, Killswitch. Killswitch is a cyberpunk action comic, exploring themes of guilt, social justice, and what we owe to each other as fellow humans. It’s a story of self-acceptance, of change, and of hope. And it’s also about a prison break from a comet orbiting the sun. Written by Tilly and Susan Bridges, with stunning art by Walter Geovani, vibrant colors by Brittany Peer, and immaculate letters by Simon Bowland and Ed Dukeshire. The digital and printed versions of the trade paperback collecting the entire miniseries are available now at 

23:31 – (The Mary Sue) Anyone Else Feel Like Their Creativity Is Totally Dead?
39:40 – (Den Of Geek UK) MULAN and TENET Show Competing Visions for Future of Movies
57:47 – (io9) POLTERGEIST Still Delivers Surprises, Delights, and Frights After Almost 40 Years
1:08:47 – (io9) Zombie Stories Are Going to Have to Change

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Theme Song Written and Performed by
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The Fanbase Weekly Theme Song Produced by: Mikal kHill

Episode Photo by: Sean Foster

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