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Friend to the show, Jorge from DadToyz pinch hits for Parker this week as he and Tim talk about the many Fan Expo events throughout North America and Canada. They are joined by the Comics Relations Director of Fan Expo, Kevin Boyd. If you were ever curious about what it takes to put a large pop culture convention together, all your questions will be answered. Look for a Fan Expo event near you at FanExpoHQ.com
Is Funko the new Beanie Baby? Tim and Parker discuss why they believe Funko is not a fad. Also, times are tough and collectors are tightening their purse strings during the recession. Listen to find out some tips and tricks to satiate that collecting itch or wait out the tough economy. Follow us on IG @thefunnerpodcast
Tim and Parker are joined by their favorite Canadian and Toy Queen, Big Ern aka Erin Jardine! Join in on the conversation as the trio discuss all things The Walking Dead. Plus, Big Ern takes on Tim in a TWD quiz…it’s a battle of the ages. Who wins? Listen in and find out Eh. Check out Erin on IG @Big_Ern_Toy_Queen
Lots and lots of Brat(wurst) talk. Tim and Parker discuss some of their 4th of July traditions, as well as some of their favorite Summer activities. Plus, Parker quizzes Tim on the history of Independence Day (spoiler alert – Tim clearly did not study for this test). On behalf of the funner crew, we hope you have an amazing Summer full of food, fun & sun!
Tim and Parker’s love of LEGO is well documented. On this episode, we are thrilled to be joined by professional LEGO artist and Season 1 contestant of LEGO Masters, Jermaine Gardner, better known as BX Brix. Learn some inside info about LEGO fans favorite TV reality competition and enjoy some great conversation about those glorious plastic bricks that can bring out the inner kid in anyone. Check out Jermaine’s body of work at br...
Tim and Parker welcome Jorge aka DadToyz back to the funnerdome, only this time Jorge’s the one asking the questions! Learn a bit about Tim and Jorge’s adventures at the recent MegaCon in Orlando. Plus, Jorge battles Parker in a pop culture trivia for the ages. Check out Jorge’s collectibles store in Appleton Wisconsin or follow them on IG @dadtoyz
Tim and Parker share a few of their pet peeves (hint – back up a few feet people & please wait your turn). Sometimes these pet peeves are enough to push you over the edge, perhaps even enough to unlock your inner villain. In this episode, we cover the greatest movie villains of all time. Agree or disagree? Feel free to weigh in and let us know who are some of your favorite all-time villains on our IG page @thefunnerpodc...
NFTs or Non-fungible tokens are one of the hottest new trends in the collecting world and the only thing non fun we allow in the funnerdome. Tim and Parker discuss these digital assets and how they have made their way into the world of gaming, in fact Parker started his own NFT game called Taco Racers! Be sure to check out TacoRacers.io
Memorial Day is the unofficial start to the Summer and that means Summer Blockbuster movies baby! Tim and Parker discuss all their must see movies this Summer to get you out of the heat and into a nice air conditioned theatre. So grab your popcorn and favorite beverage because it’s time to go to the movies funner style.
Have you ever been online looking to purchase that coveted item to add to your collection and something just seemed off? Perhaps the price was too good to be true or the item just didn’t look exactly right…in this episode of funner, Tim and Parker are joined by George from Chicago Toy Company to better help you avoid buying a fake collectible. Check out @chicagotoycompany on IG
"McCartney: A Life in Lyrics" offers listeners the opportunity to sit in on conversations between Paul McCartney and poet Paul Muldoon dissecting the people, experiences, and art that inspired McCartney’s songwriting. These conversations were held during the past several years as the two collaborated on the best selling book, “The Lyrics: 1965 to Present.” Over two seasons and 24 episodes of “McCartney: A Life in Lyrics”, you’ll hear a combination master class, memoir, and improvised journey with one of the most beloved figures in popular music. Each episode focuses on one song from McCartney’s iconic catalog – spanning early Beatles through his solo work. Season 1 premieres on October 4th. “McCartney: A Life in Lyrics” is a co-production between iHeart Media, MPL and Pushkin Industries. Cover Portrait © 1967 Paul McCartney / Photographer: Linda McCartney
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