Radio Free Hipster Ep. 23: Hopeless, Romantic

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In this episode, we celebrate Valentine’s Day with a selection of what I like to call “complicated love songs.” Marriage, divorce, classic literature, and home improvement–this show’s got it all! Continue reading

GBBP 50: Rob Paulsen

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This week, we’re joined by the inimitable Rob Paulsen. Best known as the voice of Pinky, Yakko Warner, Pete Junior, Gusto Gummi, and not one but TWO Ninja Turtles, Rob has given life to literally hundreds of characters over the years. Continue reading

Sunday Evening With Captain Owen Episode 025: ‘Return of the Jedi’

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Today we talk about some of Captain Owen’s ‘Star Wars’ toys including a Darth Vader/Ahsoka two-pack we grabbed at Disneyland and a bunch of his Galactic Heroes figures. We then do a sort of re-telling of the Tatooine portion of ‘Return of the Jedi.’ We talk a little bit about the RunDisney Kid’s Races from both this year and last. Continue reading

Bounded Enthusiasm #16: Happy 10th Anniversary, First Second Books!

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Today’s episode of Bounded Enthusiasm is a celebration of the tenth anniversary of First Second Books, one of my favorite publishers. Continue reading

Sunday Evening With Captain Owen Episode 024: ‘Another Disneyland Adventure’

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Another Disneyland trip under our belts. We traveled to Anaheim for the second annual runDisney ‘Star Wars’ race weekend. We spent the Friday before our races in both Disney parks, and this episode contains two segments. First we chat for a few minutes about what rides we are going to go on before getting ready to head to the park (three of Owen’s favorite rides–Autopia, the railroad, and Jungle Cruise all ended up being closed for the day), and then the morning after we talk about what we did at the parks before heading to Owen’s Kids’ Race. Continue reading

GBBP Unplugged 4: Hollywood Studios & ‘The Lion Guard’

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This time, Justin and Jamie talk about the “period of transition” in which Disney’s Hollywood Studios currently finds itself. Then we welcome Ford Riley, executive producer of Disney’s ‘The Lion Guard,’ to chat about the show. Continue reading

Radio Free Hipster Ep. 21: The Rise and Fall of Ziggy Star Crunch

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We start off strong in 2016 with a little help from More or Les, Helen Arney, and Warp 11. We also take a moment to memorialize the late David Bowie via the work of Atlanta’s dj BC. Continue reading

Hey You Geeks #48: A Roundtable Chat With the Cast and Crew of ‘Ash vs Evil Dead’

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On this week’s episode of Hey You Geeks, a series of roundtable interviews with ‘Ash vs Evil Dead’ creator Sam Raimi, show-runner Craig DiGregorio, effects mastermind Roger Murray and actors Bruce Campbell, Lucy Lawless, Jill Marie Jones, Ray Santiago and Dana DeLorenzo. Continue reading

Bounded Enthusiasm #15: Gene Luen Yang, Reading Ambassador

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For today’s Bounded Enthusiasm episode, I interviewed Gene Luen Yang, one of my favorite graphic novelists, who was just appointed the National Ambassador for Young People’s Literature. Continue reading

GBBP 45: Tricia Barr & Dan Wallace

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Tricia Barr and Dan Wallace are no strangers to the ‘Star Wars’ universe. Both are huge fans and have made their mark on the saga in their own ways. Tricia started in the fanfiction community and has become a vocal advocate for fangirls everywhere, and Dan has previously written several ‘Star Wars’ books. Continue reading

Sunday Evening With Captain Owen Episode 023: ‘Happy Anniversary’

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Happy Anniversary! We have a new intro and a new graphic to celebrate the new year and our one-year anniversary. In this episode Captain Owen tells us a magic ‘Star Wars’ story, and we are joined by his Uncle Forest and Grandpa Rob. Continue reading

GBBP Unplugged 3: ‘Disney Infinity’

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This time, we’re talking ‘Disney Infinity.’ We start out with a quick chat with fellow GeekDad and FamilyGamerTV honcho Andy Robertson. On the second half of the episode, we’re joined by Disney Infinity Art Director Jeff Bunker to chat a bit more about the game. Continue reading

Dadawan #6: Celebrating Life Day and the Year of ‘Star Wars’

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In episode six of Dadawan, a podcast covering the ‘Star Wars’ universe from a GeekDad perspective, we travel to the bizarro world of 1978’s infamous ‘Star Wars Holiday Special,’ contemplate the strange comments George Lucas made this week regarding Disney and hold a special, brief interview with ‘Star Wars’ stuntman Dicky Beer. Continue reading

GBBP 43: Andreas Deja

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This week, we welcome another Disney Legend to the show. Andreas Deja was named a Legend at this year’s D23 Expo for his extensive and influential work as an animator. Named “one of the greatest animators of Disney’s modern era,” Deja had a heavy hand in many of its most famous characters. Continue reading

GBBP Unplugged 2: ‘Dawn of the Croods,’ ‘Star Wars Detours,’ and Dreamworks on Netflix

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This week, it’s some well-orchestrated chaos as we talk about Dreamworks Animation shows on Netflix, the brand-new ‘Dawn of the Croods’ with executive producer Brendan Hay, and the ill-fated ‘Star Wars Detours’ Continue reading

Sunday Evening With Captain Owen Episode 022: ‘The Force Awakens’

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After braving the ‘Star Wars’ marathon on Thursday, we took Captain Owen to see ‘The Force Awakens’ on Friday morning. WARNING: This episode contains major spoilers for ‘The Force Awakens.’ DO NOT listen yet if you haven’t seen the movie and do not want to hear spoilers. However, if you do want to hear about a two-year-old discussing seeing his first ever ‘Star Wars’ movie in a theater, please listen! Continue reading

Gameroom Junkies #58: Free Play Filmmaking

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The Junkies had a blast in Orlando at Free Play Florida! On this holiday episode of the podcast, listen to their FPF rundown and interviews with filmmakers Greydon Clark (‘Joysticks’) and Rob McCallum (‘Nintendo Quest’). Continue reading

Dadawan #4: Final Countdown to ‘The Force Awakens’

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The final countdown is here! ‘Star Wars’ fans are ready for this week’s world premiere of ‘The Force Awakens,’ and we’re here to talk about the hype. This week, we discuss the marketing blitz that has ‘Star Wars’ invading every facet of life, contemplate how much pre-release information is too much, and dissect my first-hand account of the newest ‘Star Wars’ features to hit Walt Disney World. Continue reading

Gameroom Junkies #57 – Stern Pinball & IAAPA 2015 Roundup

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The Gameroom Junkies traveled down to Orlando for IAAPA 2015 to try out the newest arcade and pinball machines on the market. In addition to interviews with Bandai Namco and Adrenaline Amusements, we hear from Stern Pinball CEO Gary Stern about ‘Game of Thrones’ and more! Continue reading