Listen in as The Credulous Nerds sit down for a nerdy conversation with best-selling author, Michaelbrent Collings! We discuss his career and the many novels he has written and why he tends to gravitate towards the horror genre. We talk all kinds of nerdy franchises, Star Wars, Star Trek – films and TV, DC films, and the Wheel of Time. Check him out on writteninsomnia.com and you can support him on Patreon too!
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Tor.com has recently published a list of films and TV shows that are in development and will hopefully be released in the next couple of years. These stories are those that have historically been in “the nerd” genre of shows. The list is chock full of great stories and I’m excited for all of them to hopefully come to fruition. Over the last few years, these types of shows have been prevalent in the movie theaters and on TV. Movie studios and actors have started to really gravitate towards producing these stories as of late.
Because these shows are very lucrative and make a lot of money. But this money doesn’t come from a select few, they come from the everyday TV watcher and movie goer. These stories are being consumed by everyone, no longer the stereotypical 1980’s Revenge of the Nerds fan. That stereotype is long gone, but yet still seems to persist in our minds.
Nowadays, people just want to see a good story filled with drama, action, relationships, and good character development. Whether that is in a courtroom, at the fire station, in space, in Westeros or Gotham, or on another planet, as long as it’s good and entertaining; people will watch it.
So welcome to all of you non-nerds, because it’s a good time to be a nerd.
Episode 17 covers the latest movie news from Indiana Jones 5 to Fantastic Beasts 2: The Crimes of Grindewald, and Shazam to Antman and The Wasp! We talk TV shows as well, such as The Runaways and Colony Season 2. We briefly cover The Dresden Files books 4-6. So join Random Angst and your hosts – The Credulous Nerds, Justin and Marc, as we talk anything and everything nerdy!
Join us for Episode 16 of the Random Angst podcast! Justin and Marc discuss some new movie news about Suicide Squad 2, a Black Widow standalone, and a new Millie Bobby Brown movie! We talk about some new TV shows – The Runaways, The Gifted, Gotham and updates on Star Wars Rebels, the X-Files, and The Magicians. We also discuss The Dresden Files books.
Random Angst Podcast Episode 12 is up for your listening enjoyment!! Check out the new episode and let us know what you think!
Join us for Episode 12 as we talk about Salt Lake Comic Con vs San Diego Comic Con and who owns the words Comic Con? We also talk about the upcoming Marvel movie, Avengers Infinity War and who has the last Infinity Stone? We also rehash Justice League and how WB dropped the ball on this movie. Marc and I talk Star Wars Episode 8 The Last Jedi and what our predictions for this movie are, a few days before we actually see the movie. #StarWars#JusticeLeague#SaltLakeComicCon#Avengers
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In this episode we discuss our final thoughts on Salt Lake Comic Con 2017, and how you can access our content from SLCC17. We spend time talking Ahsoka from Star Wars The Clone Wars and Rebels and how EK Johnston got inducted into the 501st at SLCC17.
We give our review of King Arthur: The Legend of the Sword and whether we would like to see a second King Arthur movie.
We review the newly released Star Wars: The Last Jedi trailer and discuss our thoughts on the trailer. We talk about how or if Princess Leia will survive Episode 8 and Marc learns that Kylo Ren is a Skywalker.
We plug Jim Butcher’s newest series, The Cinder Spires Series and Marc gives us a synopsis of this new book – The Aeronaut’s Windlass.
Give us a listen and let us know what you think and what you would like to see us talk about on a future podcast!
Curious to know more about the upcoming Star Wars Land at Disneyland and Disney World?
Officially known as Galaxy’s Edge, there has been some information officially released by Disney and Lucasfilm which is talked about here. This panel from Salt Lake Comic Con 2017 also delved into some unofficial news about Galaxy’s Edge. Listen in as Matt Martin, from Lucasfilm, Valerie Cameron-Walker, a huge Disney enthusiast from B98.7, and other panel members discuss this major upcoming addition to Disney Parks happening in 2019.
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Join Lucasfilm’s Pablo Hidalgo, Regal Robot’s Tom Spina, and Return of the Jedi Creature Designer Kirk Thatcher as they break down the aliens and denizens of Jabba’s Palace from Star Wars The Return of the Jedi. Pablo, Tom, and Kirk identify and discuss the various creatures from Jabba’s Palace and how they were created. Kirk Thatcher was one of the creators of the creatures from Return of the Jedi and witnessed first hand as well as participated in the creative process for these creatures and is featured heavily in the presentation. This panel was held on Sept 23, 2017 at Salt Lake Comic Con 2017.
My brother in law, Marc, and I went to the midnight book release party for Harry Potter and the Cursed Child Parts 1 and 2 that was put on by Salt Lake Comic Con and hosted at Weller Books in Salt Lake City. There were some fun activities, such as cosplay contests for multiple categories, a Harry Potter trivia contest, and some Harry Potter themed panels.
It was a fun time with lots of energy and excitement that only a Harry Potter themed event can bring!
Dan Farr, the President of Salt Lake Comic Con, was present and was walking around and mingling with fans. He even drove his awesome car to the event!
While I do have my nits to pick about Salt Lake Comic Con, I do feel that it is a first rate Comic Con and has provided a lot of fun to the Salt Lake area and is competing with the big boys of Comic Cons, San Diego and New York. I feel that Dan Farr and Bryan Brandenburg are doing a good job at getting SLCC up and running. I can imaging that putting on an event of this size is colossal and quite a chore to manage it and to keep improving it like they have.
It’s small events like this Harry Potter book release party and all the movie premier party’s that they do makes me appreciate that Dan, Bryan, and all the SLCC staff really are fans and want to continually improve to make Salt Lake one of the premier locations for Comic Cons and fandoms of every kind.