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Hybrid Interests Ep 30

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In this episode, i have the newest member of the POI Family, Shelley Rossell!  You have heard her on Back When We Were Interesting, now we dive into her Geekdom.  Sit and enjoy the chat, it was fun!

Shelley on Twitter – @shelleyann72
Josh @303_Ninja

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An Elegant Weapon Episode CXVI…FanExpo Extravaganza 2014! Part 1

The Jedi Ras welcomes Derek and Kevin of the Drunk on Comics podcast for their maiden voyage to North America’s 3rd largest pop culture convention to celebrate FanExpo Canada’s 20th year. Hear chats from con watering hole Hoops and from our home in Artist’s Alley at P106 hanging out with Anthony Ruttgaizer, Lee Moder and a featured conversation with Jamal Igle. Also featured is an interview with Phil Fraboni of The 501st Legion Canadian Garrison who absolutely outdid themselves this year with an incredible exhibit.  Enjoy the ride!

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Check out the 2014 Fanexpo photo album including lots of great cosplay and exhibit displays on An Elegant Weapon’s Facebook page or in the photo gallery link in the menu above.

Stay tuned for a mega packed part 2 and hear chats with DNDUI podcast, Pat Davidson, Shawn Daley, Sparkle Girl, Action Lab and Ryan Stegman!

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The Next Element Podcast #44

Join us(and by us I mean me) for our first ever post-con/pre-con wrap up show! Yep, one con done this week and one more to get to. It’s going to be fun and hectic. This ep we talk Boise Library Con in Boise, ID and getting ready to head out for Salt Lake City Con this upcoming weekend. You also get a comic blast version of Bachman’s Best as I review F1rst Hero, Midnight Tiger, POP, and Genius. Come along, enjoy the ride, it’ll be a trip!

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The Dragon Fisters Episode 132: Actual Play – Lukewarm Welcome

Episode:  Returning to the settlement and being welcome by less than open arms, our group now has some decisions to make.  Decisions that will effect them for the immediate, general, and possibly even long-term future.

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Back When We Were Interesting Ep. 22 – It’s Colloid Suspension! (aka 90’s Junk Food)

Welcome to Back When We Were Interesting, where we talk about the stories and the experiences that make us and you, interesting. This week, Josh Hawkes and Francis Fernandez are joined by Mr. DNA herself, Savanna (@MasterOfRaptors) from Speak G33k 2 Me. This week we jump straight into the wonderful world of junk food, talking about what was in our lunch boxes and in our cereal bowls. It’s sweet, it’s a little disgusting, and it’s all nostalgia, on this week’s Back When Podcast.

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Gamerstable : Call of Cthulhu: The Stygian Fragment (Sneak Preview) – Ep1 The Visitor

This is the full first episode of our upcoming roleplay drama.

The Stygian Fragment Sneak Preview

 

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Cast:
Clarence Rouse – Brandon Williams
Julia Barnes – Shannon Steele
Evan Leary – Mike Bridges
Jack Houston Smith – Jayson King
Finn Lockwood – Daniel Helderman
Robert Covington – Shawn King
Narrator – David Dobrev
Betty Harrison – Chasity Cueto
Dorian Daily – Greg Cueto
Phone Priest – “Keeper” Dan [ Miskatonic University Podcast]
Young Jesuit – Dan Whorl [The CarpeGM Gamecast]
Detective Dick – Jesse Pyne [ The Dragonfisters Podcast ]

Edited by Daniel Helderman

Written and Directed by Eric Ausley

 

 

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Spoiler Alert Theatre : The Robin Williams session

P.O.I network hosts Da Nerdette, The Jedi Ras, El Hawkez, Anthony Bachman, Francis “The other guy” and Che assemble to pay tribute to the genius of Robin Williams by journeying through his entire filmography.

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An Elegant Weapon Episode CXIII…Can’t Rain Everyday

robinwilliamsWe first pay tribute to the legacy of Robin Williams before a chat with guest Rochelle Davis of The Crow.

If you or someone you know is sad, talk to them, hug them. One love…     For help with depression please call Canada’s Mental Health line.

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Two J’s later Episode 26

Jay and Josh chat Guardians of the Galaxy, TMNT and more!

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Media Junk Food Podcast Episode 16

Phoenix and Sheryl welcome back Jay Kent and The El Hawkez for another pop culture chat ‘em up !

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Back When We Were Interesting Ep. 19 – Mork Returns To Ork

Welcome to Back When We Were Interesting, where we talk about the stories and the experiences that make us and you, interesting. This week is all about Robin Williams as we remember his amazing body of work. From the funny to the dramatic, we reminisce about the impact he had on our lives as an actor, and how he will be missed. And in a change of pace, we discuss depression, and how it impacts people’s lives.

If you are depressed or feel suicidal, know there are people listen. Also, please visit the following: Call 1-800-273-TALK in the U.S. or visit IASP or Suicide.org to find a helpline in your country.1-800-273-TALK1-800-273-TALK

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Nan Desu Kan 2014 Guests……….so far

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Hey everyone!  Nan Desu Kan (NDK for short) is only a month away!

NDK 2012 was my first time there, and i was instantly hooked.  Getting to see all the amazing CosPlay, the Japanese products and the mass amounts of Voice Actors there, I knew i had found another amazing Convention.  Held at the DTC Marriott in Denver, Colorado over 3 days of Anime awesomeness.  This year the Con will run from September 12-14 2014….Since 2012, this has become what i do on my Birthday weekend.

Since my first time at NDK in 2012, I’ve been given the amazing opportunity to be part of their Press Team.  Last year I was given the chance to sit down with 3 awesome Voice Actors that I interviewed for the podcast.  What i learned from all 3 of the artists i spoke with were to never give up on your dreams and push yourself to excel.

Going to NDK is eye opening – All the CosPlay on display is such great quality, it amazes me.  I don’t even know 99% of all the characters, but it doesn’t matter, because the amount of detail that goes into these costumes is nothing short of awesome.

This years line up is already shaping up to be another fun filled Birthday weekend for me.  Im really excited to see that David Vincent is returning for a 2nd year in a row!  Last year, at his Voice Acting Panel i was opened up to some of the inner workings of the VO/VA world, and he gave the panel attendees some great advice, tools and websites to better work your demo reel for Voice Acting.

For a look at some of the other amazing Guests that have been announced so far, check out NDK’s WEBSITE for further info on Guests and all the info you need for tickets!  We will see you September 12-14………ill gladly accent your present for my Birthday as well.

Here are some pictures from last year after our interviews with Tia Ballard, Todd Haberkorn and Taliesin Jaffe

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The Intensely Banal Adventures Of That Guy

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Have you checked out what Dave the Drummer has been cooking?  Check out his video series, The Intensely Banal Adventures of That Guy?  He just sent us his 3rd episodes and its hot off the presses!  Be sure to check out our YouTube by clicking HERE

 

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Back When Podcast Ep 18 – Science Fiction Theater

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Welcome to Back When We Were Interesting, where we talk about the stories and the experiences that make us and you, interesting. Guardians of the Galaxy is the number 1 film in the country, and Josh Hawkes and Francis Fernandez talk with special guest Shelley Rossell, discussing the films and television shows that got us into the SciFi genre. It’s Star Wars, Flight of the Navigator, & the obscure films that brought us into the genre on this week’s nostalgia filled Back When Podcast.

The Intensely Banal Adventures Of That Guy Episode 2:http://youtu.be/U8Bm4i8Ggr8

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An Elegant Weapon Episode CXII…Drunk On Comics Crossod

Join The Jedi Ras as he and Dereck of The Drunk On Comics podcast bring you a special cross-pod comics review edition of our respective 112th episodes. Books reviewed and discussed include The Wake, Dead Letters, The First Hero, Bodies and the Justice League.

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Back When We Were Interesting Ep. 17 – Our Childhood Movies Just Got Ranked

Welcome to Back When We Were Interesting, where we talk about the stories and the experiences that make us and you, interesting. In this outting, we fall in love all over again with the movies we grew up with, as Josh Hawkes and Francis Fernandez list the top five flicks that molded their childhood. From the Disney flicks that sang the catchy songs to adult themed cinema that went over our heads and into our hearts as we sit back, grab some popcorn, and get nostalgic on this week’s Back When Podcast.

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The Dragon Fisters Episode 128: Actual Play – Blood and Medal

Protection of the caravan carries on, while Shai attempts to carry on dealing with the loss of her (second) friend.  Meanwhile, the party must deal with the repercussions of their heroic actions while defending this most important delivery.

 

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Gamerstable – Ep172 House Rules

We’re not talking about the shit your dad used to say when you sassed him. We’re talking about rules that have been implemented in games, or omitted, by the players and GMs.

If you have some input on this, leave a comment here, via email or on our Facebook page.

Cast – Eric, Dan, Mike and Shawn

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Media Junk Food Podcast Episode 15

Phoenix and the gang welcome Jay Kent, the man behind the leaked fake Batman v Superman script.

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Hybrid Interests Ep 29

Im joined by Jason from AlcohalCinema – We get way off course and pretty much chat about a bunch of movies and eventually get into talking about podcasting and other Geekery.  Make some popcorn and enjoy as we just geek out about movies, what we loved, liked and disliked of titles from yesterday to just recently.

I had the honor of appearing on his show, Alcohal Cinema just after the recording of this podcast – Be sure to check out the fun we had talking about Bill and Ted’s Excellent Adventure!

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Hybrid Interests Ep 28

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This time i’m joined by POI Family member, Jason Webb.  We chat about Geekdom, Batman, Comics and more!  Get your Earl Grey out and enjoy an International conversation from Denver all the way to England

Be sure to check out PointsOfInterestPodcast.com for Jason’s comicbook reviews!
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An Elegant Weapon Episode CX…The Stoned Scribe

Andy “The Writer” Vega of The Adventures of Superstoner returns! We chat about the Cannabis Cup ’14, meeting Tommy Chong, Star Wars news, comics and a whole lot more! WARNING: Prepare your bics…

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The Dragon Fisters Episode 126: Actual Play – It’s a Caravan!

The party, recently returning from a successful hunt, returns to their somewhat menial positions within the settlement.  However, a short time later, news comes in of a caravan needing an escort from Langen.  Several units – including those or our party – are called upon to assist, and of course where our party goes trouble will soon follow.

Jesse (Game Master), Dave (Ro’Dash), Kelli (Falltu), Gabby (Shai), Besse (Rusk), & Trevor (Tarik)

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Gamerstable Social Media Gaming – Ep171

Something we know a little about is the next wave of tabletop gaming, social media gaming. It is using social media to make connections, find games or even play the games themselves. We asked our friend Kevin to join us to help elaborate on this and share his experience with it.

If you have some input on this, leave a comment here, via email or on our Facebook page.

Cast – Eric, Dan, Kevin, Brandon, Mike, Jayson and Shawn

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A Critical Moment of Awesome Ep. 159: Microwaves & Other Kitchen Appliances

Hello everyone, how’s it going? We’re fine, thank you. Dave the Drummer and Francis the Other Guy are bringing you a brand new Critical Moment of Awesome. It’s more Australian and Irish morning shows, kitchen appliances, talking animal movies, Weird Al, female Thor, vikings, black Captain America, ethnic superheroes, working, longest movie ever, robots, and so much more. It’s paper anime robots giving us the love on this week’s Crit Mo.

Bad Music Video: Ms Voice – Talk To Me: http://youtu.be/C_shqnQictU

You’re listening to A Critical Moment of Awesome, the devolution of a great idea. From pop culture, to music, movies, games, science, food and more, we really do cover it all. If you want to suggest a topic, have questions or want to tell us what we got wrong, write us at critmo@mail.com. Thanks again for listening.

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Back When We Were Interesting Ep. 16 – One Comic Book Short Of A Longbox

Welcome to Back When We Were Interesting, where we talk about the stories and the experiences that make us and you, interesting. This week is the San Diego Comic-Con, and as a result, Josh Hawkes and Francis Fernandez talk about their history with comic books. From what started them on the medium, to their favorite characters like Scott Pilgrim and Deadpool. It’s a fun time to be had as we skim through the panels, enjoy the art, and collect the trades on this week’s Back When podcast.

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Tart …a tri-national comic book review

We here at POI are proud to bring you another of our patented tri-national comic book reviews. This review we bring you a beautiful series, Tart, by writer Kevin Joseph and artist Ludovic Salle. If we peak your interest please visit the kickstarter for Tart and support!

From Canada…   J.M. Clark reviews Tart

From America… Francis Fernandez reviews Tart

From Britain … Jay Webb reviews Tart

 

 

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An Elegant Weapon Episode CIX…Mad World

Patch Silver, artist behind the amazing new graphic novel Mad World , joins the Jedi Ras for a chat about life, liberty, and the pursuit of making comics.

Visit the kickstarter for Mad World and visit the facebook page for more incredible art.

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A Critical Moment of Awesome Ep. 158: Why oh why didn’t I take the BLUE pill?

Do you like horrible singers and controversy? Are you looking for two guys who would never pay more than a dollar for potato salad? Then you’ve found the right place, as this week’s Critical Moment of Awesome have Dave the Drummer and Francis the other guy discussing The Red Pill an feminism. But that’s not all! Its talk of Yoko Ono, and a lovely voicemail from our number one fan, the Dawn of the Rise of the Plant of the Apes, Of The, review, Snowpiercer review, talk about potato salad kickstarters, Casper the Friendly ghost movie, and so much more. Tell your friends, your neighbors, your coworkers about the amazing-ness of Crit Mo, and our love of Sincere Sarcasm.

You’re listening to A Critical Moment of Awesome, the devolution of a great idea. From pop culture, to music, movies, games, science, food and more, we really do cover it all. If you want to suggest a topic, have questions or want to tell us what we got wrong, write us at critmo@mail.com. Thanks again for listening.

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The DragonFisters Episode 125: Actual Play – Teeth, Claws, and Pointy Ears

This Episode:  During their expedition outside the fences of the settlement, the party discovers something very out of the ordinary.  Well, ordinary perhaps for people not used to fighting things with claws that come out of virtually nowhere.

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Back When We Were Interesting Ep. 14 – Camping Is In-tents!

Welcome to Back When We Were Interesting, where we talk about the stories and the experiences that make us and you, interesting. Josh Hawkes and Francis Fernandez visit the great outdoors as they talk about the joys of camping. From fires, to tents, to the woods as your bathroom, the stars are your blankets and the ground is your bed, as these two campers sing some campfire songs of nostalgia on this week’s, Back When podcast.

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Two J’s Later Episode 25

Jay and Josh celebrate their 25 episode with yet another jovial jabber on! 

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Denver Comic Con 2014 Pictures!

Follow the link below to see our entire Denver Comic Con 2014 picture gallery!  We had such a great time and cant wait to return next year!

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Sam Witwer sits down with Josh during the StarFest 2014 Weekend

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StarFest 2014 – Held at the DTC Marriott in Denver, Colorado – Get all the info on StarFest at, Starland.com

This was Josh’s First onscreen inteview.  Sam Witwer and Josh sat down to chat about Star Wars, Voice Acting and general geekery.  Watch the video HERE

Find more on POI’s coverage of StarFest 2014 by following the links -

http://pointsofinterestpodcast.com/2014/05/06/starfest-2014-recap/

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The Next Element #43

Hola, pod personas. Your boys are back and this time it’s the “Don’t call it a remix/remake” episode! Prepare yourselves for the best, worst, and most feared rehashings of your favorite books, movies and tv shows.

Episode 42

 

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An Elegant Weapon Episode CVII…There’s Bacta In My Bong.

El Hawkez joins The Jedi Ras to talk Star Wars,Episode VII, recant his tales of Denver Comic Con 2014 and discuss the differences in cannabis use between Denver and Toronto.

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The Media Junk Food Podcast Episode 14

Phoenix and Sheryl welcome Adam Stabelli for a chat about all the recent happenings in geek pop culture and give out some geekly advice to questions posed by you, the listeners.

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Back When We Were Interesting Ep. 12 – Summertime & The Living Was Pretty Easy

Welcome to Back When We Were Interesting, where we talk about the stories and the experiences that make us and you, interesting. This week, Josh Hawkes and Francis Fernandez celebrate the fact that everyone is graduating, by talking about our own graduation and high school life. We get our diplomas, party at our grad nights, and toss our caps in the air. It’s all that nostalgia and more on this week’s Back When Podcast.

 

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The Dragonfisters Episode 122: Actual Play – Final Destination

This Episode:  Having opened a portal at the seventh – and final – pillar, our group must now decide how to proceed.  Will they find out what is on the other side, or will they be forever stuck in this plane of existence?  Or possibly, option C.

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Gamerstable Sidegaming – Ep167

We’re not sure if it is an actual named thing, so we are coining it right here. Be it passing notes or using modern technology to manipulate the action, sidegaming is a way to keep players involved, engaged and thinking about the game.

If you have some input on this, leave a comment here, via email or on our Facebook page.

 

Cast – Eric, Shannon, Dan, Brandon, Mike, Jayson & Shawn

 

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The Wombmates Episode 82: Saturday AM in the House!!!

wombmatesspoonWe welcome David Yoon and Fredrick Jones ( @YOONICORN8710 and @Saturday_am on twitter) to talk about Saturday AM! It’s a genius way to get to know all the great up and coming American Manga stars all in one place! With deals like 400 pages of comics for $5 its a no brainer to check out! Here’s the site Saturday AM.com !!! As always…enjoy!

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Denver ComicCon 2014 – The Recap!

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In this episode – Che and Josh recap what was an amazing weekend at Denver ComicCon 2014.  Held over the weekend of June 13-15; DCC2014 saw just over 86,000 people walk through its array of Comics, Venders, Movie Cars and Stormtroopers.

Che was lucky enough to interview Lou Ferrigno (Find it HERE) Saturday morning at the Convention.  Josh caught up with some Artists, and sat down with the creator of My Gal, The Zombie; Dan Conner (http://crazygoodcomics.com/) to discuss art and crayons.  Then its just a recap of the weekend and what fun there was to have, plus a little Thank You to Denver ComicCon and DStreet

Be sure to stop at DenverComicCon’s WEBSITE for all the latest goings on for DCC2015 and keep an on our WEBSITE  for updates on where we’ll be next!
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The Lou Ferrigno Interview!!

Here it is Kids – The Lou Ferrigno interview that Che conducted Saturday morning at DCC2014 – We learn about his time as a Sheriff and how much he enjoys helping people.  We also learn a bit about FerrignoFit.com – Listen in and enjoy!

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Denver Comic-Con 2014 – The Recap

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Denver Comic-Con 2014 – 3 days of Geekery that went on from June 13-15 2014.  Held at the Colorado Convention Center in downtown Denver, the Convention had its biggest year to date; over 86,000 attendees.  This is up 20,000 from last year.  The Convention itself was larger this year, taking over the entire Convention Center.  Denver Comic-Con (DCC) benefits the newly renamed Pop Culture Classroom, an organization that teaches literacy and art to children via Comic Books.  An all ages, Family friendly event that celebrates not only Comic Books, but also Toys, CosPlay, Technology, Art, and FUN!

This year we were once again Honored to get the pleasure of covering DCC as a member of the Press/Media Team.  POI has been covering the show since 2012 and this year was our best yet.  What this meant for us, was to do and see as much as we possibly could to provide you the reader with a sense of what its like to be at such an amazingly run show.

With 300+ Artists and Celebrities and just as many hours of programming, it was hard to decide on what to attend or go see.  DCC lined up some amazing Guests this year.  Caity Lotz, Julie Newmar, Adam West, Burt Ward, , Michael Rooker, Lou Ferrigno – the list goes on!  Amazing Artists like Robin Childs, George Perez, Robert Elrod, Dan Conner and Allen Bellman.  This year, DCC really outdid themselves.

As i mentioned in the Day 1 Recap – Friday was a day of finding where booths were located and meeting up with Friends.  Che and I got some information on the interview we were to conduct the following morning (more on that later) while Katie was hard at work snapping off pictures of some amazing CosPlay and Merchandise that Venders were selling.

Day 2 started off with what could only be described as a BANG!  We had the amazing opportunity to interview Lou Ferrigno.  Che stepped up to the plate for the interview (which you can listen to HERE) and did a great job.  I could tell he was a little nervous, but he handled it well.  We even made the day of 1 of the 860+ Volunteers who helped Che by taking video on his phone while we spoke with The Hulk!  He got a picture taken with Ferrigno and about lost his head afterwards.

Saturday we took a ton of pictures.  There were so many amazing costumes this year, i love how CosPlayers step it up every year – Even Katie dressed up this year as a Sith Lord Snow White – The best CosPlay that i saw the entire weekend was a Skeksis from The Dark Crystal.  The 501st was on point with their enormous booth.  Attendees really seemed to dig all the different costumes from TIE Pilots to Royal Guards and even Darth Vader himself.  The Colorado Movie Cars were in full effect.  These cars are amazing to look at, and look TV/Movie accurate.  The General Lee, Tim Burton’s Batmobile, K.I.T.T from Knight Rider and even the Turtles Van.

The highlight for me on Saturday was the Arrow panel with Caity Lotz and Stephen Amell – These two really knew how to not only tease the attendees with future info, but also could bust the entire room into laughter.  During the panel, both Lotz and Amell mentioned that Emily Rickards (who plays Felicity Smoak) learns her lines by rapping them – Lotz called Rickards and she too spoke to the Attendees as well.  I also got the opportunity to speak with local Artist, Dan Conner creator of My Gal, The Zombie for the podcast.

Saturday closed out with me being stopped by the local CBS News affiliate for an interview about the Convention.  This was really exciting for me.  I was able to plug POI, but also provide some fun answers to the questions that were asked.  Unfortunately, I was cut from the final product for time – but it was still fun

Day 3 – Sunday.  It’s always so hard for Sunday to arrive – Yes, you are tired, but you also don’t want to Con to come to an end.  Sunday was all about getting our final shots and stories for our Photo Album and Podcast episode.  There should be a fun story about SciFi Speed Dating here, but unfortunately, we missed every session due to our picture-taking or chatting with Artists.  We spent the day meeting up with Friends and getting our final shots.  A highlight for me was right at the end of the Convention, it seemed that EVERY person that was there at the time, dressed as a DC character was up on the stage on the ground floor – there were 10’s of Harley Quinn’s, Batman’s, Jokers and even a few Batkids, KidFlash and even a Nighwing – all standing on a stage at the same time.  It made for fun pictures for the crowd and its a great window to how many versions there are of the same characters.

Sunday was a special day – It’s always so hard to have Sunday come to an end.  Even though at this point of the weekend you’re tired, and every step you take is heavier than the last.  This is the day that you have to say goodbye to Friends you may not see until next years Convention Season, or finally decide on that print or toy you’ve been eyeing all weekend.  Its your last chance to meet the amazing Guests that were lined up for 2014.  But what was different this year is the amount of people who attended Sunday – Most times, Sundays are very quiet and you’re able to move more freely – DCC 2014 proved that having amazing Guests and Exhibitors will continue to bring in Attendee’s until you have to push them at the Cons end.  I couldn’t believe how busy Sunday was.  Easily the busiest Sunday I’ve attended this year.

Denver ComicCon 2014 was easily the best of the 3 years it has existed.  From Guests, Programming, Artists and Vendors – to the incredible Staff and Volunteers that made the entire show run so smoothly.  Each member of these groups should get a High Five for their hard work.  We here at POI had a total blast.  We have a ton of stories that you will here in our DCC recap Podcast episode.  Thanks to EVERYONE at DCC!  We are proud to say that we have been apart of the Convention since Day 1 in 2012.  Thank You to DStreet, the PR Team that not only worked hard to set up interviews and meetings for the 300+ members of the Press/Media Team, but also for the communication leading up to the show, and for having us back!

Be sure to check into our FaceBook page for our Photo Album of DCC2014 and PointsOfInterestPodcast.com for our wrap up episode.

Until DCC2015 -

Josh

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Denver ComicCon Day 1 Recap

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What a day – For a Friday, the place was packed!

As i usually do on Day 1 of any Con, i get my bearings and find out where my Friends booths are at.  The Convention floor is HUGE this year.  Everything is laid out well and there seems to be more room in which to maneuver around the mass amounts of people who have already attended so far.  Even the passes this year look amazing.

Che and I met up with my Sister-in-Law and the 3 of us walked about the main floor, mingling with artists and show goers alike.  I made my way over to the ‘Podcast Peak’ and introduced myself to some of the shows showcased this year. There are so many talented people, and everyone has been really friendly.  I had a chance to sit down with Dan Conner, creator of My Gal, The Zombie and we recorded a short segment for the wrap up podcast after the weekend is done.

I got some pictures as well, please check them out and we’ll have our full photo album after the show is over.

Day 2 tomorrow – ill be back to recap what is looking to be an amazing day

Josh

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An Elegant Weapon Episode CVI…It’s a Toe Tag Riot!

The Jedi Ras is joined by the creative force behind the new comic Toe Tag Riot. Sean Von Gorman(The Secret Adventures of Houdini) and Matt Miner(Liberator) talk about the inspiration, conception and future of Toe Tag Riot.

Visit the kickstarter for Toe Tag Riot and support the cause!

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Back When We Were Interesting Ep. 10 – Back to Square One on Day Time TV

Welcome to Back When We Were Interesting, where we talk about the stories and the experiences that make us and you, interesting. This week’s episode is brought to you by your dad! Happy dad’s day! This week, Josh Hawkes and Francis Fernandez talk TV. From 80’s like reality TV to game shows to even PBS shows. We go 80’s and 90’s on you as we recall the rotary phones and naughty cable channels.  It’s all that nostalgia and more on this week’s Back When Podcast.

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An Elegant Weapon Episode CV… From Tatooine with Love

The Jedi Ras is joined by his Rogue Squadron, The Bach-man, El Hawkez and The Other Guy for a chat about all the latest news surrounding Episode VII.

Episode CV

 

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The Next Element Podcast #42

This episode Anthony and Colin are joined by the voice of Future Pro Wrestling himself Mr. Matt Burden. Join us as we take a pod voyage to movies,11 O’clock ComicsMatinee IdlesThe (PKD) Black Box, pod influences, the good and evil of the internet, superhero movies, stand up comedy, LCS’s (that’s local comic shop to you newbs), kids in a golden age of superhero movies and a whole lot of wrasslin talk!

You can find Matt @Matt_Burden
Wrasslin goodness @FPWuk and FPW and on Future Pro Wrestling on FB
And don’t forget to check out RENTED TO THE DEAD
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The Dragon Fisters SPECIAL Episode: Actual Play – Practice Dungeon Delving

We go back… way back to before our group was even our group.  Before the introduction of Gallyn into the campaign, we did an intro of John in a little session of Dungeon Delvers.

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