Fanbase Feature: 40th Anniversary Retrospective on ‘Conan the Barbarian’ (1982)

As a special feature of The Fanbase Weekly podcast, the Fanbase Feature focuses on and celebrates a specific element of geek culture.


In this Fanbase Feature, The Fanbase Weekly co-host Bryant Dillon is joined by special guests David Accampo (writer - Fanbase Press' The Margins, Lost Angels), David Avallone (writer - Drawing Blood, Elvira: Mistress of the Dark), and Jason Inman (writer - Super Best Friend, Jupiter Jet / podcast host - Geek History Lesson) to participate in a thorough discussion regarding Conan the Barbarian (1982) in light of the film's 40th anniversary, with topics including the true message of the "riddle of steel," the historic inspiration of Thusla Doom, the film’s themes of hyper-masculine individualism and its effect on young male audience members, and more. (Beware: SPOILERS for Conan the Barbarian abound in this panel discussion!)



Cast members
: David Accampo (writer - Fanbase Press' The Margins, Lost Angels), David Avallone (writer - Drawing Blood, Elvira: Mistress of the Dark), Jason Inman (writer - Super Best Friend, Jupiter Jet / podcast host - Geek History Lesson), and Bryant Dillon (Fanbase Press President, writer - Something Animal, Identity Thief)


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Theme Song Written and Performed by
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Episode Photo by: Bryant Dillon


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