The Con Guy Comic Con Show

The Con Guy Comic Con Show

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June 23, 2020 63 min

This week we talk COMIC BOOKS! They’re the original fandoms that started it all. They are the lifeblood of the convention circuit — or at least they used to be. Two weeks ago, the Eisner Nominations were announced. David Booher, whose book CANTOR, was nominated, is here to talk comic books, the Eisners, and the state of the comic con industry. Is it healthy and kicking or on life-support? Special Guest: DAVID BOOHER!

Hosted by: Jim...

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On this week's episode of The Con Guy - Ben Kliewer, KAtie Kawamoto, and Derek Samms are joined by special guests:

Chris Copeland - Director for Kipo and the Age of Wonderbeasts on Netflix, Animation artist for Guardians of the Galaxy animated series.

Thomas Parham - Professor & Executive Director of the Film Department of Asuza Pacific University. Author of "Hailing Frequencies Open: Communication in Star Trek: The Nex...

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This week is a special Memorial Day show with a panel of veterans who are also comic book and science fiction aficionados. Thomas Parham @thomdaveLA, Ned Cox @, Ralph Love @, Bob Mask @, Josh Meleski @, Deric Hughes @dblackanese
Jim Frye @jimfryela, Derek Samms @ConGuyDerek, Katie Kawamoto @Kt_Christine, Ben Kliewer @BenKliewer, AND Luke Cheeseman @CheeseOnCouch!

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#TheConGuy #StarWarsDay #May4th Welcome to the MAY THE 4th Con Guy Show with special guests Anton Simpson-Tidy and Katie McDonnell! HAPPY STAR WARS DAY! Hosts: Jim Frye @jimfrye, Derek Samms @ConGuyDerek, Katie Kawamoto @Kt_christine, Ben Kliewer @BenKliewer, Luke Cheeseman @CheeseOnCouch, and Ryan Nilsen @RyNilsen
Jim Frye @jimfryela, Derek Samms @ConGuyDerek, Katie Kawamoto @Kt_Christine, Ben K...

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#PowerRangers #WonderCon #TheConGuy
Even though WonderCon 2020 has been cancelled, but fear not The Con Guy Show decided to bring our Ultimate Power Rangers panel straight to you here on the Popcorn Talk Network!
Ben Kliewer (@BenKliewer) interviews:
Mega Force - Ciara Hanna (@CiaraHanna20) & Cameron Jebo (@CameronJebo)
Dino Charge - Brennan Mejia (@BrennanMejia) & Claire Blackwelder (@claireidactyl)
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On today's Con Guy Show HOME EDITION, we're talking 3 minutes of the latest geek news, a "Convention Update", and we play "What's in the Box?!" with John Carlos McMaster!
The Con Guy is your home for news and insider opinions from the world of Comic-Con, fandom, and pop culture.
Jim Frye @jimfryela, Derek Samms @ConGuyDerek, Katie Kawamoto @Kt_Christine, Ben Kliewer @BenKliewer, AND Luke ...

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#AHE CECIL: L.A.'s HOTEL OF HORRORS, with a special emphasis on the Hulu document-series about the topic. Our guests are specialists in this. Bethany hosts a true-crime podcast with half a million listeners, and "Nancy" hosts the Totally Weird Los Angeles podcast and website, she's also an expert on all the murders and paranormal happenings at The Cecil. It was also the basis for American Horror Story Season 5: Hote...

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#ApocalypticMovies #TheConGuy #ComicCon The Con Guy Show HOME EDITION, your home for news and insider opinions from the world of Comic-Con, fandom, and pop culture. What are the 28 BEST Post-Apocalyptic Films?! Hosts: Jim Frye @jimfryela, Derek Samms @ConGuyDerek, Katie Kawamoto @Kt_Christine, Ben Kliewer @BenKliewer, & Luke Cheeseman @CheeseOnCouch!

#ConGuys #ComicCon Welcome to the Con Guy Show, your home ...

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#ConGuys #ComicCon Welcome to the Con Guy Show, your home for news and insider opinions from the world of Comic-Con, fandom, and pop culture. Jim Frye @jimfryela, Luke Cheeseman @CheeseOnCouch, Ben Kliewer @BenKliewer, Katie Kawamoto @Kt_Christine, Derek Samms @ConGuyDerek, Jim Frye @ConGuyJim, Luke Cheeseman @CheeseOnCouch, Ben Kliewer @BenKliewer, Katie Kawamoto @Kt_Christine

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#Gallifrey #TheConGuy #C2E2

Tonight, Ben is going to take us inside the annual Gallifrey convention, which happened this past month here in Los Angeles. Derek details some cool fan celebration on this week’s bulletin board of upcoming conventions, Katie takes us on a deeper dive with her Convention Updates, and special guest Amanda Yollin and Ryan Nilsen give us the lowdown on the special screening and Q&A of the new film Wendy...

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#TheConGuy #Funko #NYtoyFair

Welcome to the Con Guy Show, your home for news and insider opinions from the world of Comic-Con, fandom, and pop culture. Funko is more than a line of toys — it’s a cult, a movement, and its popularity has changed how we hunt down collectibles and exclusives. We know, because everyone in this room has become a member of this cult. This week, we open up that toy box and see what’s inside. Plus, Ben give...

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#TheConGuy #ConGuys #SonicTheHedgehog Welcome to the Con Guy Show, your home for news and insider opinions from the world of Comic-Con, fandom, and pop culture. This week we get a behind-the-scenes peak of SONIC THE HEDGEHOG with co-writer of the film Josh Miller, Katie gives her convention updates, Ben gives us the news, Derek provides the bulletin board, Cheeseman is on the couch, and me — I am one of the Knights of Ren... Follow...

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#TheConGuys #ConGuy #Picard

This week we preview the eight most important fan conventions coming in 2020. But first, we bring you
the biggest geek news of the week, Katie gives a convention update, and Derek engages the brand-new
CBS Access series Picard.

JJim Frye @ConGuyJim, Luke Cheeseman @CheeseOnCouch, Ben Kliewer @BenKliewer, Katie
Kawamoto @Kt_Christin

The Con Guy Comic-Con Prep Show brings you all the news a...

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#TheConGuys #ConGuy He’s been in The Rise of Skywalker, The Last Jedi, and the Mandalorian. Tonight, one of the Knights of Ren takes us behind the scenes of the latest Star Wars epics, and he also helps us look forward to the biggest things to look forward to in 2020.

Jim Frye @ConGuyJim, Luke Cheeseman@CheeseOnCouch, Ben Kliewer@BenKliewer, Katie Kawamoto @kt_christine, Derek Samms@conguyderek

The Con Guy Comic...

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#TheConGuys #StarWars #RiseOfSkywalker
A long time ago in a theater not so far away, a young farmboy from Tatooine blasted into a
whole new world of adventure, forever changing the cinematic—and cultural—landscape. Tonight, we
celebrate the biggest and best moments from STAR WARS, the most popular space adventure of all time.

Jim Frye @ConGuyJim, Luke Cheeseman@CheeseOnCouch, Ben Kliewer@BenKliewer, Katie Kawamoto @...

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#ConGuys #TheConGuy #ChristmasConGuy E.T. is back and he’s here to save Christmas – everyone’s favorite Extra Terrestrial and a whole slew of nostalgic characters and toys are being dusted off to help us forget toxic fandom and remember what it is that made us fall in love with these brands in the first place.

Jim Frye @ConGuyJim, Luke Cheeseman@CheeseOnCouch, Ben Kliewer@BenKliewer, Katie Kawamoto @kt_christine, De...

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November 26, 2019 50 min

#TheConGuys #BlackFridayGuide #BlackFriday
On this episode of The Con Guys we're giving you all the greatest deals for Black Friday 2019!

Jim Frye @ConGuyJim, Luke Cheeseman@CheeseOnCouch, Ben Kliewer@BenKliewer, Katie Kawamoto @kt_christine, Derek Samms@conguyderek

The Con Guy Comic-Con Prep Show brings you all the news and information you need to know before you attend a con. Whether it's San Diego Com...

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#ConGuy #TheConGuys #DarkFate
Did The Mandalorian save Star Wars? Did Dark Fate finally kill the Terminator? Did
Disney+ devour Netflix? We discuss on this week’s episode. Along with news about Comic-Con
registration, and the brand-new Funko store now open in Hollywood. MacClunkey.

Jim Frye @ConGuyJim, Luke Cheeseman@CheeseOnCouch, Ben Kliewer@BenKliewer, Katie Kawamoto @kt_christine, Derek Samms@conguyderek

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On this episode of THE CON GUY, we are privileged to have Alice Waddington in the
studio with us, the director of the Sundance film PARADISE HILLS, which just opened up in theaters this
past weekend.

On this week’s show.

Jim Frye @ConGuyJim, Luke Cheeseman@CheeseOnCouch, Ben Kliewer@BenKliewer, Katie Kawamoto @kt_christine, Derek Samms@conguyderek

The Con Guy Comic-Con Prep Show brings you all the news and infor...

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October 22, 2019 59 min

#ConGuy #ComicCon #LAComicCon
LA Comic Con landed at the Los Angeles Convention Center with over 100,000 fans in
attendance. We were there, and this week we review the best of what we saw, did and bought with special
guest Amanda Yollin, LA Comic Con operations director. PLUS, the biggest news of the week.

Make sure to subscribe to Popcorn Talk! - http://youtube.com/popcorntalknetwork

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