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EP 162 | March Movie Madness: We Rank The Top 16 MCU Films, Josh Blaylock Interview

PODCAST | Winter Soldier or Black Panther? Iron Man or Captain Marvel? It's March Movie Madness as we rank the top 16 MCU films bracket style! PLUS: Devils Due Publisher Josh Blaylock goes DEEP in a candid interview about his companies past present and future. Burgeoning publishers and creators do NOT want to miss this!

March 20th, 2019|

Ep 161 | Captain Marvel Review [SPOILERS], Madonna & the Breakfast Club

PODCAST | Captain Marvel Soars At the Box Office... But Is It Any Good? We review the latest Marvel Studios chapter and give you the skinny on the feminist driven film. PLUS: We welcome “Madonna And the Breakfast Club’s” Paul Castro On To Chat About The Film. AND: Newsarama’s Chris Arrant goes Spinning the Racks

March 13th, 2019|

Ep 159 | Inside the Creation of Deadpool w/co-creator Fabian Nicieza, Oscars Reactions

PODCAST | Deadpool co-creator Fabian Nicieza on and he dished on the making of the one of the most iconic characters in Movies today! How did he and Rob Liefeld create the Merc with a mouth? And what was the one X-men story he wrote that he wishes he could do over? PLUS: It’s our Post-Oscars Hangover Spectacular! Into The Spider-Verse broke new ground with it’s Oscar win. But was costume design enough to satisfy Black Panther fans?

March 1st, 2019|

Ep 158 | Black Panther, Into The Spider-Verse Oscar Predictions Sure To Go Wrong

PODCAST | The Oscar race is HEATING UP! Into The Spider Verse is tracking WAY up, but the real question is whether Black Panther can go where no Comicbook movie has gone before? We tell you why it CAN! PLUS: The Captain Marvel trolls are trying to derail the movie… or are they? We talk CONTROVERSY with Destiny NY creator Pat Shand.

February 22nd, 2019|

Ep 156: Avengers EndGame Trailer: Was a Character Edited Out? Captain Marvel, Alita: Battle Angel

We want YOUR thoughts! Click the links to YouTube and share your comments below! PODCAST | Super BOWL? More like Super BORING (amirite???) But we did get some cool trailers! We review Avengers Endgame, Captain Marvel, Battle Angel Alita and more! PLUS: Did the Avengers: Endgame Super Bowl Trailer Edit Out a Character? And did Bud Light win the weekend with their killer Game of Thrones crossover? egment 1 Michael and Hassan begin the show discussing their reactions to this [...]

February 7th, 2019|

Ep 155: Black Panther Oscar Chances, Punisher S2 Review & Bill Maher Doubles Down On Stan Lee

We want YOUR thoughts! Click the links to YouTube and share your comments below! Can Black Panther win the Oscar? Is Punisher Season 2 worth the binge? And is Bill Maher right?? Subscribe to our channel - new shows every week! PODCAST | Wakanda For...Best Picture? What the SAG win means for their chances of taking home the Oscar (Take That Bill Maher!) PLUS: Our Brutally Honest Punisher Season 2 Review: The Good, The Bad and the Ugly. With Tia [...]

January 31st, 2019|

Ep 154: Netflix’s Brainchild In Studio, Glass Movie Review, Black Panther Oscar Nom & More | Ep 154

PODCAST | Killer show featuring Wailing Blade's Joe Mulvey​! We break down the Spider-Man: Far From Home Trailer Featuring Jake Gyllenhaal's Mysterio. We preview the 2019 TV landscape and break it down to four shows: Game of Thrones, Punisher S2, Star Trek S2 and Stranger Things PLUS: We welcome Newsarama's Chris Arrant​Arrant as he gives us the 2019 Must-Read Comic Books and MCU Movie Tie-ins AND: We ain't afraid of no sequel! We're all over the news of a new [...]

January 24th, 2019|

Ep 153: Spider-Man Far From Home Trailer Reactions, 2019 TV & Comic Book Preview | Ep

PODCAST | Killer show featuring Wailing Blade's Joe Mulvey​! We break down the Spider-Man: Far From Home Trailer Featuring Jake Gyllenhaal's Mysterio. We preview the 2019 TV landscape and break it down to four shows: Game of Thrones, Punisher S2, Star Trek S2 and Stranger Things PLUS: We welcome Newsarama's Chris Arrant​Arrant as he gives us the 2019 Must-Read Comic Books and MCU Movie Tie-ins AND: We ain't afraid of no sequel! We're all over the news of a new [...]

January 17th, 2019|

Ep 152: Captain Marvel Trailer 3 Reactions, 2019 Movie Preview

PODCAST | Are you excited for Captain Marvel yet? We run down the latest trailer and tell you why you SHOULD be. PLUS: It’s our fantabulous 2019 Preview Special! We run down the heavy hitters, predict our sleepers, snoozers and more! Segment 1: CAPTAIN MARVEL Trailer 3 (2019) Reactions Did we finally get a trailer that gets us excited to see this movie? Hassan and Mike give their reactions. Segment 2: The Most Anticipated Movies of 2019 We look ahead [...]

January 10th, 2019|

Ep 151: VADER: Shards of the Past Review, Aquaman vs Bumblebee vs Spider-Verse

PODCAST | Was a new #StarWars movie secretly released over the holidays? We give you the lowdown on the must-see VADER: SHARDS OF THE PAST and what it means for Disney Star Wars a year after Last Jedi PLUS: Who Won The Winter? Between #Aquaman, #BumbleBee & #IntoTheSpiderVerse we crown the winner of the holiday box office season. Segment 1: Vader: Shards of the Past: The Best Star Wars Film Of The Past 5 Years? We give you the skinny [...]

January 2nd, 2019|

Ep 150: Aquaman Movie Review, Celebrity Jeopardy With Valiant’s Lysa Hawkins

PODCAST | Our 150th episode spectacular LIVE from Funny Business in Nyack NY! We review Aquaman using as many Fish puns as we can. We welcome Valiant Comics’ editor Lysa Hawkins to talk BREAKTHROUGH and we play Celebrity Pop Culture Jeopardy with our LIVE audience. Segment #1: Aquaman Movie Review With As Many Fish Puns As We Can Think of Michael and Hassan talk Aquaman! Was it any good? Who was the film's MVP? And the one key scene Aquaman [...]

December 27th, 2018|

Ep 149: Spider-Man: Into The SpiderVerse Review, All Spider-Man Films Ranked, Young The Giant Interview

PODCAST | Is Spider-Man: Into The Spider-Verse the BEST SPIDER- MAN FILM EVER? We debate! PLUS: We rank EVERY Spider-Man movie in the canon. Where will Tobey's franchise land? AND: My interview featuring drummer Francois Comtois. YOU get to hear all about the new album, the new single and their pop culture guilty pleasures! Segment #1: Is Spider-Man: Into The Spider-Verse the BEST SPIDER-MAN FILM EVER? We debate! Michael and Hassan debate where it ranks among all Spidey flicks. Michael [...]

December 20th, 2018|

Ep 148: Avengers: EndGame, Aquaman Reviews, Brian Volk-Weiss Interview

PODCAST | Jam packed show! TalkRadio.nyc host Kai Cole joins us in studio as we play “Choose Your Own Adventure” with the Avengers: Endgame trailer and help break down the so-so reviews for Aquaman. PLUS: We welcome Brian Volk-Weiss of "The Toys That Made Us" fame on to talk about his new CW series Discontinued Segment #1: Avengers: EndGame: 10 Things That Are Still A Mystery After The Avengers: Endgame Trailer Michael and Hassan are joined in studio this week [...]

December 12th, 2018|

Chris Cornell Album Review & Interview | Spotlight Ep 06

New Spotlight with a celebrity guest every Monday 3pm ET. Subscribe to our channel or support us on Patreon.com/secretsofthesire PODCAST: On this edition of Sire Spotlight, I give you my take on the new Chris Cornell retrosepctive review followed by my 2015 interview with the late great artist himself. He talks Black Hole Sun, Mad Season and Temple of the Dog. About Spotlight: Each week we'll spotlight one of our tremendous celebrity guests in a stand alone video and podcast. [...]

December 10th, 2018|

Ep 147: Captain Marvel Trailer ‘Trash or Truth’ , Daredevil Cancelled, Mitch Hyman Interview

PODCAST | The new Captain Marvel trailer has HIT - we give you our immediate reactions and review and ask the question: Is this Film Getting The Wonder Woman Treatment? PLUS: Netflix has axed Daredevil! We sound off and run down the Worst TV Cancellations in history. AND: We welcome Mitch Hyman creator of cult horror hit Bubba The Redneck Werewolf to talk about his next horror project! Segment #1: Michael and Hassan begin the show reacting to the new [...]

December 7th, 2018|

Ep 146: Aquaman, Spider-Man and Bumblebee Movie Predictions

PODCAST | We look ahead to the final slate of Comic Book Movies in 2018 including Aquaman, is it sink or swim for DC’s hero? Spider-Man into the Spider-verse: Will this be the best Spider-Man Movie of them all? And Bumblebee - FINALLY these Transformers look like, well, TRANSFORMERS! But is the movie going to be any good? Segment 1: Michael and Hassan begin tonight’s show with the new Aquaman movie. They discuss the early reviews and expectations for DC’s [...]

November 28th, 2018|

Ed Kowalcyk Interview • LIVE Local 717 Review | Spotlight Ep 05

New Spotlight with a celebrity guest every Monday 1230 pm ET. Subscribe to our channel or support us on Patreon.com/secretsofthesire PODCAST: On this edition of Sire Spotlight, I give you my take on the new LIVE EP 'Local 717' followed by my 2013 interview with LIVE lead singer himself, Ed Kowalcyk during his press tour for The Flood and the Mercy solo album About Spotlight: Each week we'll spotlight one of our tremendous celebrity guests in a stand alone video [...]

November 27th, 2018|

Ep 145: Infinity War, Venom and the Best of 2018, William Ragsdale Interview

PODCAST | What are YOU thankful for in 2018. Who makes the cut in our Pop Culture Gravy List and who gets stuffed with a Turkey Leg? Join us for the best of 2018 special! PLUS: We welcome actor and star of "When We Dance the Music Dies” William Ragsdale alongside director Anthony de Lioncourt for an in-depth discussion on the new indie flick!   Segment 1: Michael and Hassan run down their Pop Culture Gravy (ie: the BEST from [...]

November 23rd, 2018|

SPOTLIGHT Ep 4: Smashing Pumpkins Billy Corgan: New Album Review & Interview

We review Smashing Pumpkins: Shiny and Oh So Bright Vol 1 and feature our interview with Billy Corgan from circa 2017. Overall, if you're looking for the Melon Collie vibe it's there in places on the new album. But it more or less follows the same output from Billy the past few years - which is not a bad thing if like me, you've dug all their 2000s stuff anyway. About Spotlight: Each week we'll spotlight one of our tremendous [...]

November 19th, 2018|

Ep 144: A Tribute to Stan Lee: His Life, Creations, Cameos & More

Ep 144: We look back at the epic career of the godfather of Marvel Comics. His history, his influence, the ups and downs of his career and YOUR stories about the man who touched us all with his creations. Join us for this celebration of Stan Lee – Excelsior! Segment 1 On tonight’s show, Michael and Hassan pay tribute to the legend Stan Lee. They discuss the tremendous impact Stan Lee had on the comic industry and how the world [...]

November 16th, 2018|

SPOTLIGHT Ep 3: NYCC 2018 Editors Panel: Jimmy Palmiotti, Lysa Hawkins, Joe Rybandt

PODCAST | Big thanks to Comic Book School and Buddy Scalera for allowing us the opportunity to broadcast their educational panels as podcasts and streams. This panel features former and future SoS guests Joe Rybandt (Dynamite Entertainment), Lysa Hawkins (Valiant Comics – on the show Nov 28th) and Jimmy Palmiotti. About Spotlight: Each week we'll spotlight one of our tremendous celebrity guests in a stand alone video and podcast. We'll also dig into the vault to bring you interviews with [...]

November 13th, 2018|

Ep 143: Rick Grimes, The Future of Walking Dead and The Top 5 Secretly Political Blockbusters

Ep 143: The Walking Dead has officially moved on from Rick Grimes (and Maggie too). Or has it...? We discuss the future of the show and characters. Has the zombie brand reached it’s peak? PLUS: Still got Election Fever??? Come vote on the most politically subversive Pop Culture Popcorn flicks of all time. AND: Super excited to welcome Travis McIntire from Source Point Press on to talk about their amazing line of comics Episode 5 - Photo Credit: Jackson [...]

November 8th, 2018|

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