Fanbase Feature: 40th Anniversary Retrospective on ‘The Thing’ (1982)

As a special feature of The Fanbase Weekly podcast, the Fanbase Feature focuses on and celebrates a specific element of geek culture.


In this Fanbase Feature, The Fanbase Weekly co-host Bryant Dillon is joined by special guests Amanda Donahue (artist - Fanbase Press' The Margins), David Accampo (writer - Fanbase Press' The Margins, Lost Angels), and Justin Robinson (writer - City of Devils, podcast host - Tread Perilously) to participate in a thorough discussion regarding The Thing (1982) in light of the film's 40th anniversary, with topics including the thematic messages of the film, the concept and execution of the film's iconic creature, what the panelists really believe is going on in that final scene, and more. (Beware: SPOILERS for The Thing abound in this panel discussion!)



Cast members
: Amanda Donahue (artist - Fanbase Press' The Margins), David Accampo (writer - Fanbase Press' The Margins, Lost Angels), and Justin Robinson (writer - City of Devils, podcast host - Tread Perilously), and Bryant Dillon (Fanbase Press President, writer - Something Animal, Identity Thief)


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

The Fanbase Weekly Theme Song Produced by: Mikal kHill

Episode Photo by: Bryant Dillon


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