The Con Guy Podcast

The Con Guy Podcast

Straight from the nerdy heart of Hollywood, THE CON GUY podcast brings you the the latest comic con and fan convention updates, and the best celebrity and creator interviews to celebrate the world of fandom, pop culture and geek-centric news. We are a place designed BY FANS for FANS, that seeks to create a community of like-minded individuals who enjoy sci-fi, exclusive collectibles, comic books, gaming, animation, manga, cosplay, fan conventions and fandom events—if you love it, we'll talk about it!

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June 25, 2022 93 min

Comic-con is back! There are just 4 weeks left until San Diego Comic-Con 2022, which means there's so much to find out! From hotels, to parking, to badges (any left?), to offsites and panels, we've got the lowdown on everything you need to know RIGHT NOW... including a special interview about the biggest party of the Con!

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SPOILER WARNING! This week, we tackle the Netflix phenomenon that’s stealing the summer—STRANGER THINGS 4. When a series of mysterious and gruesome murders again shake the community of Hawkins, Dustin, Max, Nancy, Steve and the whole gang spring into action to try to solve the mystery. It’s the most spine-tingling season yet of STRANGER THINGS, and Derek and Danae Samms — or, as we like to call them, THE SAMMBLINGS — review and tak...

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This is a HUGE WEEK for Geeks! On this episode, we preview Star Wars Celebration Anaheim, the new Obi-Wan Kenobi series, Season 4 of Stranger Things, Bob's Burgers the Movie, and Top Gun Maverick. Whew! So much happening in one week! The summer's heatin' up fast.

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IT'S MORPHIN TIME: CELEBRATING 29 YEARS OF POWER RANGERS — Campy, colorful and often over-the-top, the Power Rangers franchise launched in 1993 and quickly exploded into a worldwide phenomenon, a multi-media franchise which endures to this day. Celebrate 29 years of Power Rangers mania with some of your favorite actors from the franchise, including Abraham Rodriguez (Beast Morphers), Brennan Mejia (Dino Charge), Roger Velasco (...

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The "con season" is really heating up, with the Grandaddy of them all, San Diego Comic-Con, 11 weeks away. This episode we discuss everything we know so far about SDCC, along with a preview of some of the biggest events in the next three months. PLUS, this Saturday Free Comic Book Day returns--here's what you need to know. And we respond LIVE to the new Jurassic World Dominion trailer!

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WonderCon 2022 kicked open the doors of fandom and jumpstarted the year's Convention Season with gusto! From the panels to the merch to the cosplay, WonderCon welcomed the fans back to Anaheim and proved that, "Yeah, baby! Comic Cons are back!" This week we wrap up our favorite moments (and challenges) of the event, and take a look at own Power Rangers panel — our best ever! — and our first-ever booth on the convention ...

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The Night Stalker. Los Feliz Murder House. The Ripper. Not Another True Crime Podcast.... Murder, Betrayal, Love, Hate... Why does it seem that women, in particular, are so fascinated by True Crime Stories? What are some of your favorites? And which mysteries can't you stop obsessing over? This week, THE CON GIRLS indulge their true crime fascination... it's gonna be killer!

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It's Morphin Time! Actor JAZZ BADUWALIA, who played Ravi Shaw, the Blue Ranger in POWER RANGERS BEAST MORPHERS, talks about getting the role, his favorite part about fan conventions, and why it was so hard to say goodbye his last day on set. PLUS, crossover predictions. He is the first Indian actor to portray a Ranger in the franchise. 

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What did you think of the first season of THE BOOK OF BOBA FETT? THE CON GUY crew breaks it all down, episode by episode, telling what we liked, what we didn't, and what we hope to see going forward. Vespa Bikes. Tusken Raiders. Luke. Ahsoka. Fennec. And one very, very cute Jedi-in-training. Needless to say, SPOILER WARNING, so put your blast shields up!

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With so much happening in Geek News right now, THE CON GUY crew takes a look at all the latest announcements and cool updates from fandom at this moment in time: Boba Fett and Mandalorian cross paths again, the Star Trek franchise has SO MANY SHOWS coming, we get a first look at Lord of the Rings: The Rings of Power from Amazon, Spider-Man reaches new heights, The Walking Dead just won't die, Supernatural back from the dead, Wo...

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THE WITCHER season 2 has become one of Netflix's most-watched TV shows of all-time. Join us for this special episode as THE CON GIRLS break it all down! If you're a fan of the show (or just Henry Cavill!), then please join in as we review the episodes of Season Two. Based on Andrzej Sapkowski's novels of the same name, Cavill stars as Geralt of Rivia, a monster hunter on a quest throughout the medieval landscape known a...

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The most anticipated movies, the biggest TV programs, epic streaming shows, and the fan conventions we've been waiting for — this episode, we say GOODBYE 2021 and we gladly look forward to the best of 2022. Woo hoo! Bring on the fun!

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San Diego Comic-Con Special Edition, L.A. Comic Con, Emerald City, Midsummer Scream — What do all these events have in common? They all held IN-PERSON events this year, to varying degrees of success. On this episode, Comic Book writer DAVID BOOHER helps us review the highs and lows of San Diego and L.A. Comic Con, and discusses what 2022 holds. PLUS, it's our holiday episode, so we reveal our Nerdy Christmas Wish List... and wh...

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Who ya gonna call? The Con Guys, that's who! Because we ain’t afraid of no ghosts! And we’ll prove it this week as we discuss GHOSTBUSTER AFTERLIFE, the latest installment in the beloved Ghostbusters franchise. It seems to be stirring a lot of debate. SPOILERS ahead.

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A TALE OF TWO CITIES. TWO EVENTS. San Diego Comic-Con Special Edition arrives Thanksgiving Weekend, November 26-28, followed one week later by L.A. Comic Con, hitting downtown Los Angeles December 3–5. And both events are IN-PERSON, the first (and biggest) West Coast events of the year! On this episode, we go inside both... and, we go over all the latest announcements (and events) of Disney+ Day.

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San Diego Comic-Con Special Edition happens Thanksgiving Weekend, and we're your source for the panels, the events, and everything you need to know to make this an EPIC return to your favorite fan convention. THIS WEEK, we shine a spotlight on the hotels and the panels... and don't listen to the naysayers—there are a TON of panels covering everything from gaming, cosplay, comics, breaking into the industry, TV and film, and...

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Halloween Season is in full swing, and this week we've got a triple-hitter of Halloween treats: FIRST, we talk with Matt McWilliams, director of ANGEL CITY HORROR, a new short film premiering at L.A.'s SCREAMFEST; then, we discuss the brand-new MUPPET'S HAUNTED MANSION; and finally, we finish the show with a celebration of the 55th anniversary of IT'S THE GREAT PUMPKIN, CHARLIE BROWN, the ultimate Halloween TV speci...

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It was the scene that changed horror movies forever! A young boy returned home from trick-or-treating, grabbed a kitchen knife, crept upstairs and STABBED his older sister to death in the iconic opening scene of the film that terrified America and forever changed the face of the Halloween holiday. Now, that older sister SPEAKS in this exclusive interview. She’s an icon of 70s fanboys. A legend of horror. Brother to Michael Myers. A...

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Before the Avengers, before Spider-Man, and before Shang-Chi or Black Panther, there was the Fantastic Four, the First Family of Marvel Comics, hItting the scene 60 years ago THIS WEEK. But we’ve got one better: Before 20th Century Fox’s Fantastic Four, or its sequel Fantastic Four: Rise of the Silver Surfer, there was Roger Corman’s unreleased 1994 Fantastic Four, which has become a nerdy cult classic. And tonight, we get to geek ...

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Shang-Chi, the master of unarmed martial arts, is forced to confront his past after being drawn into the Ten Rings organization. The super hero action adventure, starring Simu Liu, had an even bigger debut than expected, collecting $90 million in its first four days of release and setting a new high watermark for the holiday weekend. And this week we break it all down on THE CON GUY MOVIE TALK.

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