May 27, 2016

Hard-Traveling Fanboys Podcast #5: Countdown - Best Preacher Characters

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 column where Greg and Nick will give a top five list and debate the merits therein.

This week, Greg and Nick count down their five favorite characters from the epic series Preacher by Garth Ennis and Steve Dillon.

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May 27, 2016

Sellers Points Episode #2

In episode two of Sellers Points, Russell has been recast, rebooted and…Rebirthed? Also, is it too soon for a crossover, because we’re totally doing that! Keith Callbeck from the We Talk Comics podcast at Comicosity.com stops by to chat all things DC Rebirth including an outrageous amount of spoilers for it, Justice League #50 and Superman #52. Seriously, skip past the first break if you don’t want to know everything. The sort-of Dynamic Duo gets into the crazy implications of the Flash Season 2 finale and all the recent developments for DC Films and Thor: Ragnarok along with telling you why Iron Man was right. It’s all here plus random love for disaster porn films! The two also pay tribute to the late, great Darwyn Cooke and his lasting legacy for the comic industry. 

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May 26, 2016

The Glenn Butler Podcast Hour Spectacular, Episode 19: It Becomes Wrong – Star Trek: Insurrection

Star Trek: Insurrection threatens to cause an insurrection of its own in the newest dive into the Star Trek film vault on The Glenn Butler Podcast Hour Spectacular. Glenn & Scott are joined by Scott Criscuolo to break down the fountain of youth, how a family feud becomes a parable about imperialism, F. Murray Abraham, what could have been done with Data in this movie that would actually have been interesting, the late stage of Jerry Goldsmith’s career, what insights can be gleaned from Michael Piller’s book about the writing of the film, and how The Next Generation deals with being jammed into a standard action movie formula. This podcast is replete with Scotts but doesn’t get confusing…not that we care about such things in this day and age. So pop a gorch and join the latest Glenn Butler Podcast Hour Spectacular!

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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May 26, 2016

Place to Be Nation’s Conversation: Comics! with Stephanie Holly Part 2

Place to Be Nation’s Conversation: Comics! is a new comics interview show featuring host Todd Weber and guests from the wide spectrum of the comics industry from pros to retailers to bloggers, podcasters and fans.

This episode concludes Todd’s free-flowing talk with Stephanie Holly that goes all over the map and covers these topics (among others): Darwin Cooke,The Spirit,Social Media death etiquette, Captain Marvel casting, Eva Marie, 2011’s Green Lantern Movie,The Batusi Statues and collectibles, Spider-Gwen, Zatanna, the Justice League Dark movie, Comic Retail for fun and profit, Marvel Unlimited, evaluating the WWE Womens’ Division, SHO FUNAKI, Sideshow Collectibles, Sailor Moon, Frank Quitely, Customers from Hell, Watchmen, and Key Parties.

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May 25, 2016

PTBN’s NBA-Team Podcast - Help Wanted

While the Conference Finals continues in the Western and Eastern Conference, NBA teams have wasted no time (and some, a whole lot of it) bringing in new head coaches, and Adam Murray and Andrew Riche of Place To Be Nation's NBA-Team are going to break down the coaching carousel. Was it still the right decision by the Cleveland Cavaliers to sign Tyronn Lue to a new contract, or was it more conspiratorial than that? Can Tom Thibidodeau lead the Minnesota Timberwolves to an NBA Championship? Which previously fired coach has the highest vengeance factor between Thibodeau, Frank Vogel, Scotty Brooks, and Jeff Hornacek? And what should the Houston Rockets and Memphis Grizzlies do with their lengthy coaching searches? Suit up and take it out in this coaches edition of the NBA-Team!

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May 24, 2016

Place to Be Podcast Episode 406: Judgment Day 2006

In this episode of the Place to Be Podcast, Justin and Scott take a look at Backlash 2006! They discuss London & Kendrick's title win, MNM's split, Jillian Hall's face turn, Gregory Helms' style as Cruiserweight Champion, the legacy of Michael Cole & Tazz, Kurt Angle's nagging injuries, Great Khali's huge PPV debut, Heidenreich vs. Doink at a Golden Corral, the usage of Undertaker here vs. Ric Flair at Backlash, Rey Mysterio's shoddy World Title run and much more!

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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May 23, 2016

PTBN Reaction Show: Extreme Rules 2016

Will is joined by Kris Zellner, Dylan and Devon Hales, and Johnny Sorrow to break down Extreme Rules 2016. The IC four-way is dissected. Is the main event a MOTYC? All this and much more!

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May 20, 2016

Hard Traveling Fanboys Podcast #4: The Longbook Hunters - Civil War

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. Over the course of their travels through comicdom, they have encountered numerous stories via the wonder of trade paperbacks and graphic novels. Once a month, Nick and Greg will review one of those collections in The Longbook Hunters.

This month, the Fanboys take a look at the comic book event that inspired the movie, "Civil War" by Mark Millar and Steve McNiven.
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May 18, 2016

PTBN’s Main Event - Episode #53: Extreme Rules Preview, and more!

On the newest episode of the Main Event, Scott is with Ben More and J. Arsenio D'Amato to preview Extreme Rules Sunday in Newark and then they go back in time to some funny old school WWF rumors from back in the day and a little NXT talk. So sit back and enjoy the newest episode of the Main Event!

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May 17, 2016

PTBN’s NBA-Team Podcast - Conference Finals Preview

The NBA's version of the Final Four is officially set, and Place To Be Nation's NBA-Team is ready to break down the final step towards the 2016 NBA FInals. On this episode, Adam Murray and Andrew Riche break down the Western Conference Finals between the Golden State Warriors and the resurgent Oklahoma City Thunder. How great really is the duo of Kevin Durant and Russell Westbrook? Will we get a repeat of their epic regular season match-up? Riche and Adam also discuss the Eastern Conference Finals between the Cleveland Cavaliers and Toronto Raptors. Why does Adam think Toronto has no way out this time? Will the Cavs' red hot shooting continue on? Suit up and take it out with the NBA-Team!

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