Apr 29, 2016

Hard Traveling Fanboys #1: DC New 52 Countdown

Mild-mannered reporters by day, Greg Phillips and Nick Duke share an intense love of comic books that has made them the Hard-Traveling Fanboys. And if there’s anything that fanboys love, it’s debating what book is better than another book or which character is “cooler.” Enter Countdown, a monthly edition of their weekly podcast where Greg and Nick will give a top five list and debate the merits therein.

In this edition, the Fanboys discuss some of the gems of DC's controversial New 52 initiative.

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Apr 28, 2016

The Glenn Butler Podcast Hour Spectacular, Episode 16: To Live Forever – Star Trek: Generations

The generations meet as Star Trek: Generations arrives in The Glenn Butler Podcast Hour Spectacular’s Star Trek film vault series. Glenn & Scott break down The Next Generation‘s arrival on the big screen, including all the ways and all the times the torch was passed, how Captain Picard is like Tom Bombadil, what it means to have a TV production staff making a movie, aging, regret, the pull of duty, the dual symbolism of the Nexus, James T. Kirk: Existentialist, Data & Picard’s feels, symbolic sacrifices, normality, and what we leave behind. You don’t have to wait until Tuesday for this episode of The Glenn Butler Podcast Hour Spectacular!

Find Glenn’s article on the wider Star Trek franchise in 1994 here.

If you have any questions or suggested topics for a future Star Trek mailbag episode of the Spectacular, contact Glenn or comment on the PTBN Facebook page!

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Apr 28, 2016

Rank & File #6: Top 10 On Screen Comic Book Characters

In the latest installment of Rank & File, Jordan brings in a panel of 3 terrific guests to talk about comic book characters! Ben Morse, Greg Phillips and Todd Weber are this months panel, and they have each created their list of the 10 Best On Screen Comic Book performances-including movies, television and even animated entries. The guys talk Smallville and it's success as it relates to Seinfeld, iPad pros, and of course some pro wrestling as well before getting around to the countdown. Does our list match yours? Can anything top Heath Ledger's Joker? And did Greg find a way to rank Ryan Reynolds Green Lantern multiple times? Tune in and find out!

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Apr 27, 2016

Brad and Chad Show: Match Watch Jamboree

The Brad and Chad show is back! Chad and JT hook up to do you some random YouTube wrestling watching, and you get to come along for the ride. We discuss Randy Savage's decision to go to the WWF, the quality of Roddy Piper, the legendary career of John Nord and JT watches Necro Butcher vs. Samoa Joe for the first time! Join us on this wild and at times nonsensical journey.

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Apr 26, 2016

PTBN’s Sports Evolution #20: NFL Draft, NBA Playoffs & More with Rob Carpenter

In the newest episode of the SEV, The Cowboys are joined by Rob Carpenter to discuss the NFL Draft, Tom Brady and the NBA Playoffs, including the Celtics war with Atlanta. So sit back and enjoy the newest episode of the Sports Evolution!

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Apr 26, 2016

Imaginary Stories #5: Lee and Kirby’s Fantastic Four

Kelly and Johnny explore one of the seminal books of the Silver Age of Comics - Stan Lee and Jack Kirby's groundbreaking Fantastic Four!

The boys take an in-depth look at:
-The genesis of the title
-The most memorable stories from the duo's 102 issue run
-The importance of the Fantastic Four in starting a comic book revolution

Face Front, True Believers, it's time for a new Imaginary Stories!

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Apr 25, 2016

Place to Be Podcast Episode 402: No Way Out 2006

In this episode of the Place to Be Podcast, Justin and Scott take a look at No Way Out 2006! They discuss Gregory Helms, Tatanka, Booker T. Randy Orton, Undertaker's resurgence and much more! The boys also talk about Justin's trip to NXT this past weekend as well sharing their thoughts on the passing of Chyna and Prince.

So fire up this action-packed episode and join Scott and Justin as it’s time for another edition of the PTB Podcast!

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Apr 24, 2016

PTBN’s NBA-Team Podcast - Netflix and Chill (Western Conference)

After a long vacation, Adam Murray is back with Andrew Riche and Place To Be Nation's NBA-Team have a unique take on what NBA teams should do with their loads of free time as the playoffs move on without them. For this Western Conference edition, Riche and Adam talk about which disaster movie reminds them of the post-Kobe Lakers, why the Minnesota Timberwolves are like the Breakfast Club, and the silver linings for the Denver Nuggets. They also discuss free agency, a potential blow-up for RIche's New Orleans Pelicans,why Adam thinks the Sacramento Kings should blow it up, and why Kobe's last game might forever haunt the Utah Jazz. So suit up and take it out with the NBA-Team!

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Apr 21, 2016

PTBN’s Rewatch Party: Raw Live Watch 8/9/93 & Nitro Live Watch 11/13/95

Host Steve Wille invites regulars Glenn Butler, Jason Greenhouse and A SPECIAL MYSTERY GUEST (OK, it’s Jordan Duncan) to sit down, have a caffeinated beverage and do live commentary over the 8/9/1993 episode of Monday Night Raw. And after a year-long break, the crew dives back into WCW Nitro, picking up where the Place to Be Podcast left off – the 11/13/1995 episode.

The boys barely make it through an episode featuring the Lex Luger and Yokozuna contract signing and the debut of the Heavenly Bodies. They try to solve the mystery of Beau Beverly’s disappearance and completely sweat through their Mr. Hughes cosplay getup. They watch a stacked card on Nitro, with Dean Malenko, Eddie Guerrero and Chris…wait, is that the Midnight Rider? And was that the oddest Hulk Hogan promo of all-time?

Make sure to check out the Bobby Who tribute video at placetobenation.com!

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Apr 20, 2016

PTBN’s Main Event - Episode #52: Post-Wrestlemania Hangover?

On the newest Main Event, Scott is joined by two ME newcomers, and Nick Duke and Steve Riddle chat with Scott about their Wrestlemania thoughts and how things look post-Wrestlemania leading into Payback. They also talk some NXT and some sports sneak in as well. So sit back and enjoy the newest episode of the Main Event!

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