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The Fanbase Weekly: Episode #237 (The Scholastic Walk Out & 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 Patrick Coyle (writer, Bixby Grant: Fangs & Brimstone) to discuss the latest geek news stories of the week, including Scholastic’s unionized worker walk out, how understanding labor history remains foundational to understanding zombies, and why some fans of The Boys can’t recognize Homelander as the villain.

Hosts: Barbra Dillon (Fanbase Press Editor-in-Chief), Claire Thorne (Creator, A Geek’s Guide to Cross-Stitch), and Drew Siragusa (Fanbase Press Senior Contributor)

Special guest: Patrick Coyle (writer, Bixby Grant: Fangs & Brimstone)

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13:18 – (The Mary Sue) Scholastic’s Unionized Workers Walk Out Over Corporate Greed
29:27 – (The Mary Sue) Understanding Labor History Remains Foundational to Understanding Zombies
40:45 – (Den of Geek) Why Can’t Some THE BOYS Fans Recognize Homelander Is the Villain?

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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