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The Fanbase Weekly: Episode #159

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 Season 5 finale episode, the Fanbase Press staff provides a thoughtful retrospective, looking back at 2020 in pop culture and beyond.  All of us at The Fanbase Weekly wish to extend our immense thanks to the talented guests who have joined us this past year, as well as you – the listeners – for tuning in each week. We’ll be back again in 2021 with more podcast excitement.  Stay tuned to the Fanbase Press website for updates regarding the launch of Season 6 for The Fanbase Weekly. Happy holidays!

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

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14:26 – Best of Geekdom in 2020
29:12 – The Best of Fanbase Press in 2020
49:24 – Geekdom’s Highs and Lows of 2020
1:02:38 – Geeky predictions for 2021

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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