The Fanbase Weekly: Episode #158

In The Fanbase Weekly, the Fanbase Press staff and a host of special guests from across the pop culture spectrum discuss the top geek stories of the week.

In the latest episode, The Fanbase Weekly co-hosts welcome special guest Lonnie Millsap (cartoonist, bacön, The New Yorker) to discuss the latest geek news stories of the week, including how Wonder Woman 1984's streaming release will impact theatres, the demands for Disney to pay royalties to its creators, the issue with using fascist characters in political arenas, and the demolition of the SETI dish.

Cast members
: Bryant Dillon, Claire Thorne, Drew Siragusa, and Barbra Dillon

Special guest: Lonnie Millsap (cartoonist, bacön, The New Yorker)


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Segments:
15:07 - (Den Of Geek UK) WONDER WOMAN 1984 - Does HBO Max Premiere End Theatrical Releases as We Know Them?
25:56 - (Bleeding Cool) Demands For Disney To Pay Alan Dean Foster Over STAR WARS Increase
35:04 - (io9) The Fascism Is the Point
55:27 - (Gizmodo) Arecibo Heartbreak - Iconic SETI Dish Will Be Demolished


 





The Fanbase Weekly
Theme Song Written and Performed by
: Adam WarRock

The Fanbase Weekly Theme Song Produced by: Mikal kHill

Episode Photo by: Sean Foster


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