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The Fanbase Weekly: Episode #204 (Remembering James Caan & More)

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 Tilly Bridges (co-writer, Killswitch / Executive Producer, Pendant Audio) to discuss the latest geek news stories of the week, including remembering the passing of actor James Caan, director James Cameron’s reaction to Avatar trolls, the massive changes coming to SDCC, and a trailer roundup featuring Clerks III, Paper Girls, and Lord of the Rigns: Rings of Power.

Hosts: Barbra Dillon (Fanbase Press Editor-in-Chief), Claire Thorne (Creator, A Geek’s Guide to Cross-Stitch: Journeys in Space / Podcaster, The POPSKL Podcast Group), Drew Siragusa (Fanbase Press Senior Contributor)

Special guest: Tilly Bridges (co-writer, Killswitch / Executive Producer, Pendant Audio)

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13:13 – (NBC News) James Caan, veteran GODFATHER and ELF actor, dies at 82
17:46 – (io9) James Cameron Seems to Have His Finger on the Pulse of AVATAR Trolls
26:27 – (The Comics Beat) SDCC ’22 – Massive show floor changes, no booths for Dark Horse, D&Q and others
38:04 – (The Mary Sue, io9) TRAILER ROUNDUP:
     CLERKS III Official Trailer Brings Us Back to the Quick Stop
     The PAPER GIRLS Hold the Fate of Humanity in Their Hands in the Latest Prime Video Trailer
     In the New LORD OF THE RINGS: RINGS OF POWER Teaser, Something’s Falling From the Sky

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