Geek To Me Radio
Geek To Me Radio
James Enstall
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James Enstall covers the world of pop culture from comic books and video games to movies and TV shows! Support the show by using our Amazon affiliate link and shopping like you normally would by going to bit.ly/geektome RSS URL: https://anchor.fm/s/3352b628/podcast/rss Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/jamesenstall/support
289-Batman w Bug's Comics & ToyMan Toy Show
Chris McQuillen talks about the March 13th, 2022 ToyMan Show (https://toymanshow.com/) at The Machinist's Hall in Bridgeton. Larry Quiggins, owner of Bug’s Comics and Games (https://bugscomicsandgames.com/), talks about his favorite Batman memories, comic storylines, and artists. 0:00 SEG 1 Chris McQuillen of ToyManShow.com talks about the upcoming convention on March 13th, 2022 at the Machinist’s Hall in Bridgeton, some of the amazing Batman toys he has come across over the years, and which Batman toys he collects. Larry Quiggins of Bug’s Comics and Games talks about finding the right storyline for kids that come into his shop. James and Larry debate who was the best live-action Batman actor. 29:00 SEG 2 The voice of Wonder Woman, Susan Eisenberg (https://twitter.com/susaneisenberg1), calls in to discuss WonderBat. Catch Susan and Kevin Conroy at Planet Comic-Con in Kansas City, Missouri (https://planetcomicon.com/) April 22nd-24th, 2022. 41:00 SEG 3 Larry Quiggins talks about having affordable reader copies of old comics at Bug’s Comics, voting for Robin to die, and his favorite Batman art that he owns. Thanks to our sponsors Marcus Theatres (https://www.marcustheatres.com/), Historic St. Charles, Missouri (https://www.discoverstcharles.com/), and Bug’s Comics and Games (https://bugscomicsandgames.com/) Amazon Affiliate Link -   http://bit.ly/geektome Buy Me a Coffee - https://www.buymeacoffee.com/3Y0D2iaZl Patreon -   https://www.patreon.com/GeekToMeRadio Website -   http://geektomeradio.com/ Podcast -   https://anchor.fm/jamesenstall Facebook -   https://www.facebook.com/GeekToMeRadio/ Twitter -   https://twitter.com/geektomeradio Instagram -   https://www.instagram.com/geektomeradio/ Producer - Joseph Vosevich https://twitter.com/Joey_Vee --- Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/jamesenstall/support
Feb 28
55 min
288-Fabian Nicieza on Working in Marvel's Promo Department
Comic writer Fabian Nicieza (https://www.fabiannicieza.com/) talks about his time working in Marvel’s promotions department and gives the backstory behind some of James’ favorite posters he’s collected over the years. Pick up his latest book 'Suburban Dicks'. 0:00 SEG 1 Fabian Nicieza talks about ways they tried to save money on posters, working with Jim Shooter as editor in chief, and the catch 22 of shelf talkers. 18:31 SEG 2 James blows Fabian Nicieza’s mind by showing off some very rare promotional items from his time at Marvel. Thanks to our sponsors Marcus Theatres (https://www.marcustheatres.com/), Historic St. Charles, Missouri (https://www.discoverstcharles.com/), and Bug’s Comics and Games (https://bugscomicsandgames.com/) Amazon Affiliate Link -   http://bit.ly/geektome Buy Me a Coffee - https://www.buymeacoffee.com/3Y0D2iaZl Patreon -   https://www.patreon.com/GeekToMeRadio Website -   http://geektomeradio.com/ Podcast -   https://anchor.fm/jamesenstall Facebook -   https://www.facebook.com/GeekToMeRadio/ Twitter -   https://twitter.com/geektomeradio Instagram -   https://www.instagram.com/geektomeradio/ Producer - Joseph Vosevich https://twitter.com/Joey_Vee --- Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/jamesenstall/support
Feb 23
40 min
287- ‘The Cuphead Show’ with Ego Plum-‘Something in the Dirt’ with Jimmy LaValle
Ego Plum (https://www.egoplum.com/) talks about composing the music for ‘The Cuphead Show’ on Netflix. Jimmy LaValle (https://thealbumleaf.com/) talks about composing the music for the sci-fi/horror film ‘Something in the Dirt’ 0:00 SEG 1 Ego Plum talks about never losing his childlike wonder, being inspired by the weirdness of Danny Elfman, making punk-jazz for ‘The Cuphead Show’, being self-taught and admitting that sometimes he doesn’t know what he’s doing, and musicians needing to learn how to engineer themselves at home due to COVID. 11:35 SEG 2 Ego Plum talks about finally getting to do publicity for ‘The Cuphead Show’, composing for ‘Star vs. the Forces of Evil’, being proud to work on Spongebob Squarepants, being a multi-instrumentalist, being the 1st person at Nickelodeon to record with an orchestra, touring with Green Jelly, working with Danny Elfman on the film ‘Aliens, Clowns, and Geeks’, working on the next season of ‘Jellystone’, and being inspired by the game’s composer Kris Maddigan 26:05 SEG 3 Jimmy LaValle talks about his film ‘Something in the Dirt’ premiering at Sundance, working with creators Justin Benson and Aaron Moorhead, learning to play instruments at a young age, and finding his own voice. 41:28 SEG 4 Jimmy LaValle talks about finding the sound for a movie, working on his wife’s projects, and the excitement of having 3 projects come out all at the same time. Thanks to our sponsors Marcus Theatres (https://www.marcustheatres.com/), Historic St. Charles, Missouri (https://www.discoverstcharles.com/), and Bug’s Comics and Games (https://bugscomicsandgames.com/) Amazon Affiliate Link -   http://bit.ly/geektome Buy Me a Coffee - https://www.buymeacoffee.com/3Y0D2iaZl Patreon -   https://www.patreon.com/GeekToMeRadio Website -   http://geektomeradio.com/ Podcast -   https://anchor.fm/jamesenstall Facebook -   https://www.facebook.com/GeekToMeRadio/ Twitter -   https://twitter.com/geektomeradio Instagram -   https://www.instagram.com/geektomeradio/ Producer - Joseph Vosevich https://twitter.com/Joey_Vee --- Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/jamesenstall/support
Feb 14
55 min
286-Greg Weisman on 'Catwoman: Hunted'
Greg Weisman (https://twitter.com/Greg_Weisman) talks about writing the new DC animated film ‘Catwoman: Hunted’ and reflects back on Gargoyles and Young Justice. 0:00 SEG 1 Greg Weisman talks about appearing on one of the 1st episodes of Geek to Me Radio, DC asking him to do more anime, why Batman is not in ‘Catwoman: Hunted’, working with Keith David again, not being present for any of the voice sessions because of the pandemic, and why he loves recording with the cast all in the same room. 18:23 SEG 2 Greg Weisman talks about the pre-COVID voice recordings sounding identical to the ones recorded during COVID, how the recording process changed due to COVID, him auditioning for roles in his own projects, how toy lines help pay for cartoons, the #KeepBingingYJ hashtag, whether Warner Brothers told him why they brought back Young Justice, why people should binge Gargoyles on Disney+, and why streaming is more of an exact science than Nielsen boxes were. 38:08 SEG 3 Greg Weisman talks about the incredible amount of love Spectacular Spider-Man gets, releasing Young Justice episodes one at a time, whether ‘Catwoman: Hunted’ connects to the rest of the DC universe, and working with director Shinsuke Terasawa. Thanks to our sponsors Marcus Theatres (https://www.marcustheatres.com/), Historic St. Charles, Missouri (https://www.discoverstcharles.com/), and Bug’s Comics and Games (https://bugscomicsandgames.com/) Amazon Affiliate Link -   http://bit.ly/geektome Buy Me a Coffee - https://www.buymeacoffee.com/3Y0D2iaZl Patreon -   https://www.patreon.com/GeekToMeRadio Website -   http://geektomeradio.com/ Podcast -   https://anchor.fm/jamesenstall Facebook -   https://www.facebook.com/GeekToMeRadio/ Twitter -   https://twitter.com/geektomeradio Instagram -   https://www.instagram.com/geektomeradio/ Producer - Joseph Vosevich https://twitter.com/Joey_Vee --- Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/jamesenstall/support
Feb 7
59 min
285-Dissecting Doctor Who with Legend of the Traveling Tardis and STL CIA
Christian Basel of The Legend of the Traveling Tardis (https://thelegendofthetravelingtardis.com/) and Rob Levy of the St. Louis Celestial Intervention Agency (https://stlcia.org/) join James for a discussion about Jodie Whittaker’s final episodes as Doctor Who and what is in store for the future of the series. Find more of Rob Levy’s projects at https://anglotopia.net/ and https://modernmusicology1.podbean.com/ 0:00 SEG 1 Christian Basel from The Legend of the Traveling Tardis and Rob Levy from the St. Louis Celestial Intervention Agency talk about Jodie Whittaker’s run as the 13th Doctor and the New Year’s special ‘Eve of the Daleks’. 20:40 SEG 2 Christian Basel and Rob Levy talk about ‘Doctor Who: Flux’. 35:00 SEG 3 Christian Basel and Rob Levy talk about Doctor Who rumors including Paul McGann returning. 43:12 SEG 4 Christian Basel and Rob Levy talk about who could be the 14th Doctor. Thanks to our sponsors Marcus Theatres (https://www.marcustheatres.com/), Historic St. Charles, Missouri (https://www.discoverstcharles.com/), and Bug’s Comics and Games (https://bugscomicsandgames.com/) Amazon Affiliate Link -   http://bit.ly/geektome Buy Me a Coffee - https://www.buymeacoffee.com/3Y0D2iaZl Patreon -   https://www.patreon.com/GeekToMeRadio Website -   http://geektomeradio.com/ Podcast -   https://anchor.fm/jamesenstall Facebook -   https://www.facebook.com/GeekToMeRadio/ Twitter -   https://twitter.com/geektomeradio Instagram -   https://www.instagram.com/geektomeradio/ Producer - Joseph Vosevich https://twitter.com/Joey_Vee --- Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/jamesenstall/support
Jan 31
56 min
284-‘Peacemaker’ from Page to Screen with Paul Kupperberg, Rick Burchett, and Alison Araya
Actress Alison Araya talks about landing the role of Amber in the HBO Max ‘Peacemaker’ series and her biggest regret while filming the show. Writer Paul Kupperberg and artist Rick Burchett talk about writing and drawing Peacemaker and Vigilante stories for DC comics back in the 80’s and how crazy it is to see Peacemaker become a mainstream character. 0:00 SEG 1 Actress Alison Araya (https://www.alisonaraya.com/) talks about playing Amber Calcaterra in the HBO Max series ‘Peacemaker’, why she has had so many roles in the superhero universe, creating the character of Amber, the chemistry between her and actor Lenny Jacobson, improving on set, listening to hair metal to get pumped up before her scenes, being an actor while all these streaming services are hungry for content, fanning out when working with Danielle Brooks, and absorbing as much knowledge as she can while on set. 13:38 SEG 2 Actress Alison Araya (https://twitter.com/LaAlison_Araya_) talks about auditioning for her role on ‘Peacemaker’, whether she likes waiting week to week for new episodes to debut, being recognized in public, her favorite roles so far, being humbled by all the love for ‘Peacemaker’, James Gunn’s eye for detail, and missing out on being in the opening credits dance sequence. 25:47 SEG 3 Writer Paul Kupperberg (https://www.paulkupperberg.com/) and artist Rick Burchett (https://www.facebook.com/rick.burchett.98) talk about working on Vigilante together, being recognized by James Gunn, avoiding comic book tropes, and whether Vigilante should be compared to Punisher. 45:33 SEG 4 Writer Paul Kupperberg (https://twitter.com/PaulKupperberg) and artist Rick Burchett talk about what’s surprised them the most about the ‘Peacemaker’ series. Thanks to our sponsors Marcus Theatres (https://www.marcustheatres.com/), Historic St. Charles, Missouri (https://www.discoverstcharles.com/), and Bug’s Comics and Games (https://bugscomicsandgames.com/) Amazon Affiliate Link -   http://bit.ly/geektome Buy Me a Coffee - https://www.buymeacoffee.com/3Y0D2iaZl Patreon -   https://www.patreon.com/GeekToMeRadio Website -   http://geektomeradio.com/ Podcast -   https://anchor.fm/jamesenstall Facebook -   https://www.facebook.com/GeekToMeRadio/ Twitter -   https://twitter.com/geektomeradio Instagram -   https://www.instagram.com/geektomeradio/ Producer - Joseph Vosevich https://twitter.com/Joey_Vee --- Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/jamesenstall/support
Jan 24
54 min
283-Boba Fett Actor, Rory Ross-Mandalorian Actor, Chris Bartlett
0:00 SEG 1 Actor Rory Ross (https://www.theroryross.com/) talks about acting in ‘The Book of Boba Fett’, his love of Star Wars starting when he was 6 years old in the children’s hospital, his early plans to become a mechanical engineer, getting the acting bug after playing a chicken on stage, when R2D2 met Jesus, creating the Boba Fett set in a parking lot, filming on the panoramic set called The Volume, how he got the part as a Tusken Raider, and putting out good vibes in order to manifest his next acting gigs 14:40 SEG 2 Actor Rory Ross (https://twitter.com/theroryross) talks about working with Dean Devlin on the show ‘The Librarians’, what it takes to get into character as real people like Lee Harvey Oswald and Chris McCandless, how the Boba Fett stunt work was done, Tusken actors running into each other due to sight limitations, the struggles of breathing when wearing a Tusken costume, the evolution of the Tuskens, COVID protocols on set, which Star Wars actor he’d most love to meet, getting bit by a horse, and working with the homeless in Seattle. 38:25 SEG 3 Actor Chris Bartlett (https://twitter.com/chrisfbartlett) talks about acting in ‘The Mandalorian’, taking over C3P0, being recognized by George Lucas, getting advice from Anthony Daniels, working on video games as a user experience director, and creating costumes for productions. Thanks to our sponsors Marcus Theatres (https://www.marcustheatres.com/), Historic St. Charles, Missouri (https://www.discoverstcharles.com/), and Bug’s Comics and Games (https://bugscomicsandgames.com/) Amazon Affiliate Link -   http://bit.ly/geektome Buy Me a Coffee - https://www.buymeacoffee.com/3Y0D2iaZl Patreon -   https://www.patreon.com/GeekToMeRadio Website -   http://geektomeradio.com/ Podcast -   https://anchor.fm/jamesenstall Facebook -   https://www.facebook.com/GeekToMeRadio/ Twitter -   https://twitter.com/geektomeradio Instagram -   https://www.instagram.com/geektomeradio/ Producer - Joseph Vosevich https://twitter.com/Joey_Vee --- Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/jamesenstall/support
Jan 17
58 min
282-‘Peacemaker’ with Kevin Kiner- ‘Fear Street 1978’s Jacqi Vene
Composer Kevin Kiner (https://kevinkiner.com/) talks about creating the sound for the HBO series ‘Peacemaker’ (https://www.hbomax.com/coming-soon/peacemaker) and finding out he won an Emmy while at the beach surfing. Actress Jacqi Vene (https://www.instagram.com/jjjacqi/) talks about her roles in ‘Fear Street Part Two: 1978’, ‘The Surprise Visit’, and why she is so good at catching toads. 0:00 SEG 1 Jacqi Vene talks about working with Eric Roberts on ‘The Surprise Visit’ (https://www.imdb.com/title/tt13362890/), what it’s like playing the meth addict bad guy, studying improv, inviting her crush to see her perform as a 90 year old woman with sandbags strapped to her chest, her favorite genres to act in, what real people she’d love to portray, and her favorite actors and movies when she was growing up. 13:40 SEG 2 Jacqi Vene (https://www.imdb.com/name/nm7776965/) talks about being immersed in the 70’s while working on ‘Fear Street 1978’, whether she got nervous auditioning for ‘Fear Street’ and ‘The Surprise Visit’, how COVID has changed auditioning, being addicted to social media, whether managers encourage social media posting, the secret to catching toads, and directing the short ‘Glitter 27:02 SEG 3 Composer Kevin Kiner talks about creating the music for the HBO series ‘Peacemaker’, working on ‘Doom Patrol’ and ‘Titans’ with Clint Mansell, watching Adam West as ‘Batman’ as a kid, finding the late 80’s early 90’s hair metal sound for ‘Peacemaker’, creating the sound for ‘Star Wars: The ‘Bad Batch’, how many times he has watched ‘The Suicide Squad’, and why James Gunn is a dream to work for. 41:25 SEG 4 Composer Kevin Kiner talks about getting nervous during awards season, finding out he won an Emmy while at the beach surfing, creating the music for the character of Superboy back on the 1988 series and today for the show ‘Titans’, being able to work on some of the biggest franchises in the world, and using instruments in strange ways to create new sounds. Thanks to our sponsors Marcus Theatres (https://www.marcustheatres.com/), Historic St. Charles, Missouri (https://www.discoverstcharles.com/), and Bug’s Comics and Games (https://bugscomicsandgames.com/) Amazon Affiliate Link -   http://bit.ly/geektome Buy Me a Coffee - https://www.buymeacoffee.com/3Y0D2iaZl Patreon -   https://www.patreon.com/GeekToMeRadio Website -   http://geektomeradio.com/ Podcast -   https://anchor.fm/jamesenstall Facebook -   https://www.facebook.com/GeekToMeRadio/ Twitter -   https://twitter.com/geektomeradio Instagram -   https://www.instagram.com/geektomeradio/ Producer - Joseph Vosevich https://twitter.com/Joey_Vee --- Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/jamesenstall/support
Jan 12
52 min
281-‘The Righteous Gemstones’ Actress, Chloe Traicos-‘Army of the Dead’ Actress, Nora Arnezeder
Actor Chloe Traicos talks about starring in ‘Introducing Jodea’, ‘The Righteous Gemstones’, and growing up in Zimbabwe. Actor Nora Arnezeder talks about ‘That Cold Dead Look in Your Eyes’, ‘Army of the Dead’, and all the luck that went into being nominated for an Oscar when she was 16. 0:00 SEG 1 - Actor Chloe Traicos (https://www.imdb.com/name/nm2081915/) talks about growing up in Zimbabwe, immigrating to Australia, finding her love for movies, a love of romantic comedies, having to act poorly on purpose, and the importance of working with a director you can trust. 12:26 SEG 2 - Actor Chloe Traicos (https://www.instagram.com/chloetraicos_official/) talks about writing ‘Introducing Jodea’ (https://itunes.apple.com/ca/movie/introducing-jodea/id1589300443), acting alongside John Goodman on ‘The Righteous Gemstones’, making the documentary ‘Stranger My Homeland’, not being able to return to Zimbabwe without being thrown in jail, and how the camera affects documentary subjects. 29:02 SEG 3 - Actor Nora Arnezeder (https://www.instagram.com/noraarnezederofficial/) talks about ‘That Cold Dead Look in Your Eyes’ (https://www.imdb.com/title/tt13694256/), making a movie in French with a director that doesn’t speak French, being nominated for an Oscar at the age of 16, and working with Zack Snyder on ‘Army of the Dead’. 43:37 SEG 4 - Actor Nora Arnezeder shares more stories about working on ‘Army of the Dead’, what it’s like to make movies in France vs America, and her latest film ‘The Colony’ (https://www.amazon.com/gp/video/detail/B09DDX8L3F/ref=atv_dp_share_cu_r) Thanks to our sponsors Marcus Theatres (https://www.marcustheatres.com/), Historic St. Charles, Missouri (https://www.discoverstcharles.com/), and Bug’s Comics and Games (https://bugscomicsandgames.com/) Amazon Affiliate Link -   http://bit.ly/geektome Buy Me a Coffee - https://www.buymeacoffee.com/3Y0D2iaZl Patreon -   https://www.patreon.com/GeekToMeRadio Website -   http://geektomeradio.com/ Podcast -   https://anchor.fm/jamesenstall Facebook -   https://www.facebook.com/GeekToMeRadio/ Twitter -   https://twitter.com/geektomeradio Instagram -   https://www.instagram.com/geektomeradio/ Producer - Joseph Vosevich https://twitter.com/Joey_Vee --- Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/jamesenstall/support
Jan 7
58 min
280-‘Star Wars: Rebels’ with Taylor Gray-‘The Mayor of Kingstown’ with Andrew Lockington
Composer Andrew Lockington (http://www.andrewlockington.com/) talks about the music for ‘The Mayor of Kingstown’ starring Jeremy Renner and Dianne Wiest. Watch the series now on Paramount+ Actor Taylor Gray (https://twitter.com/iamtaylorgray) talks about his film ‘Night Night’ and voicing Ezra Bridger in ‘Star Wars: Rebels’. 0:00 SEG 1 - Composer Andrew Lockington talks about working with Taylor Sheridan to create the sound for ‘The Mayor of Kingstown’ 13:15 SEG 2 - Composer Andrew Lockington talks about creating music by banging on submarines and destroying pianos. (9:27 got quiet) 27:48 SEG 3 - Actor Taylor Gray talks about getting the role of Jax  Davis in the film ‘Night Night’, voicing Ezra Bridger in ‘Star Wars: Rebels’, and whether he would like to play the live action version of Ezra. 42:13 SEG 4 - Actor Taylor Gray talks about the rush of being on stage, performing in Edinburgh, his love of writers, playing sports growing up, collecting Ezra action figures, and his convention plans for 2022. Thanks to our sponsors Marcus Theatres (https://www.marcustheatres.com/), Historic St. Charles, Missouri (https://www.discoverstcharles.com/), and Bug’s Comics and Games (https://bugscomicsandgames.com/) Amazon Affiliate Link -   http://bit.ly/geektome Buy Me a Coffee - https://www.buymeacoffee.com/3Y0D2iaZl Patreon -   https://www.patreon.com/GeekToMeRadio Website -   http://geektomeradio.com/ Podcast -   https://anchor.fm/jamesenstall Facebook -   https://www.facebook.com/GeekToMeRadio/ Twitter -   https://twitter.com/geektomeradio Instagram -   https://www.instagram.com/geektomeradio/ Producer - Joseph Vosevich https://twitter.com/Joey_Vee --- Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/jamesenstall/support
Dec 28, 2021
1 hr 1 min
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