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SoS 129: Venom Trailer Takes A Bite Out of Critics, Marvel/Fox Wishlist

It’s official! Disney and Fox have agreed to the merger which means X-Men andFantastic Four are coming home! Where does this leave X-Men: Dark Phoenix, X-Force, Legion and what can fans look forward to? PLUS: We review the new Venom trailer. Will the Movie Be Vicious Or Vile? Darren Sanchez from Marvel Comics is in studio as Michael’s guest co-host! This week, Michael welcomes a guest co-host, Darren Sanchez! Segment 1: Michael explains Hassan’s absence, The guys talk Venom trailer, Tom Hardy’s acting style, Will Venom surprise people with how good it is?, Darren breaks down [...]

August 3rd, 2018|

SoS Ep 128: SDCC 2018 – Did DC Win The Weekend?

It’s our post-ComicCon Recap! Aquaman! Glass! Shazam! Wonder Woman! Which trailer had you buzzing? Which panel stole the show? Which celeb appearance left you breathless? Hear our FIRST HAND account of the show (including closing the bar with Aleks Paunovic of Van Helsing!) PLUS: James Gunn Firing: Was it justified amd where does that leave Guardians of the Galaxy 3? Segment 1: Michael’s first hand account about his comic con trip, Michael shares his experience navigating comic con and the [...]

July 26th, 2018|

SoS Ep 127: The She-Ra Controversy Explained, SDCC 2018 & Jose Holder

PODCAST | The She-Ra Controversy: Is this Thundercats all over again? PLUS: SDCC Preview Special! What’s the most controversial panel this weekend? And we welcome Filmmaker and artist Jose Holder to talk Netflix, Assassin’s Creed and Red Ruby. Segment #1: Michael and Hassan talk about the new graphics and they preview the show’s topics of San Diego Comic Con and this week’s host Jose Holder. Michael leads into the She-Ra controversy, in the upcoming Netflix remake.  They poke a lot [...]

July 20th, 2018|

SoS Ep 126: Ant-Man & Wasp Review and Dynamite Comics’ Joe Rybandt

PODCAST | Our Ant-Man & Wasp Review with stunt driver Leesha Davis. She gives us her first hand account of working on the latest Marvel hit and her near death experience as a stunt woman! PLUS: Dynamite Entertainment’s Joseph Rybandt shares the SDCC exclusives as we begin our countdown to the MECCA of ComicCons! Segment #1: Michael opens the show previewing this week’s discussion focusing on Ant-man and the Wasp. They open the discussion with the vast majority of fans [...]

July 13th, 2018|

SoS 125: Westworld and Luke Cage Season 2 Reviews

PODCAST | Westworld and Luke Cage Season 2 Reviews and the Top 10 Marvel Netflix Moments All Time! PLUS: We answer your burning Westworld finale questions including “What the heck just happened?” and “What the heck am I watching?” Segment #1: Hassan starts off the show by giving his take on people stretching a plot line. With many superhero movies today the plotline is so vague, and you cant tell stories that way.  The guys then go on to discuss [...]

June 29th, 2018|

SoS Ep 124: Chris Hardwick Fallout, X-Men Retro Review

PODCAST | Him too? We discuss the fallout from the Chris Hardwick allegations and break down what’s next for the Talking Dead celeb and MeToo movement in Pop Culture. PLUS: We welcome the hosts of the ‘Oh Sith’ podcast on for a Retro Review of the first X-Men Franchise: Does it still hold up after all these years? Segment #1: Michael and Hassan start off the show by informing the audience about who Chris Hardwick is and the details of [...]

June 22nd, 2018|

SoS Ep 123: Predictions For Ant-Man, Venom & Aquaman In 5 Words Or Less

PODCAST | We predict the second half of 2018 Comic Book Films in 5 Words or less including Aquaman, Venom and Ant-Man! PLUS: Aquaman director thinks his film is ‘Extraordinary’, don’t count on that Disney/Fox Merger just yet and we welcome Legion M – the world’s first ever FAN owned entertainment company! Segment 1: Michael starts off the show by introducing their new sponsor. Michael gives breaking news regarding the director of Aquaman claiming that the movie will be a [...]

June 14th, 2018|

SoS Ep 122: 2018 Comic Book Movie Mid-Year Report Cards

 PODCAST | Black Panther or Infinity War? Deadpool or SOLO? We grade the 2018 Comic Book Films to date as our fans share THEIR first half report cards during the live feed. PLUS: Who’s to blame for the SOLO bomb? Kelly Marie Tran leaves social media and artist Dan Leister talks Metal Ice Cream! Segment 1: Michael and Hassan talk about Solo: A Star Wars Story losing more than $50,000,000 at the box office, Is Solo bombing a chink [...]

June 7th, 2018|

SoS Ep 121: Is Solo Just So-So?

PODCAST | SOLO races into theaters and reviews say GOOD not GREAT. Is this a problem for Disney Star Wars? We give you OUR take on the film and the future of the franchise. Segment 1: Michael and Hassan begin this segment by giving a spoiler-filled review of Solo. Hassan feels that the Disney anthology movies, or one-offs, are more genuine than the episodic movies because they manage to capture the zeitgeist of Stars Wars, whereas the episodic movies do [...]

June 1st, 2018|

SoS Ep 120: Deadpool 2 Review, Camoes & Easter Eggs with Dirk Manning

PODCAST | Did Deadpool 2 live up to the hype? We give you our review of the 'Merc with a Mouth’ and let you in on any cameos and Easter Eggs you may have missed! PLUS: We welcome master comics networker Dirk Manning to the show to talk Deadpool, the ComicCon bubble, indie comics and Kickstarter! Segment 1:   Michael and Hassan begin by giving a spoiler-filled review of Deadpool 2. Hassan enjoyed Deadpool 2, but doesn’t know if he’ll [...]

May 25th, 2018|

SoS Ep 119: Talking ComicsGate, Deadpool 2 & Comic Book School​ with Buddy Scalera​ – Oh My!

We preview Deadpool 2 with former Deadpool writer Buddy Scalera and discuss his popular panel and online series Comic Book School. Oh and we discuss a little something called #ComicsGate... it was nice knowing you! Segment 1: Michael and Hassan discuss big movies that released in 2018, Summary of comics gate and discuss the controversy and scandal surrounding it, Critics reception of Deadpool 1 and 2, Discussion about the harassment of female creators in the comics industry, “Social media is [...]

May 18th, 2018|

SoS Deadpool 2 Podcast Special Featuring Co-Creator Fabian Nicieza

Deadpool 2 is hitting theaters May 18th and we've got your insider info covered as we interview co-creator Fabian Nicieza. What storylines will they pull from for the film? What about Josh Brolin's role as Cable? And is Deadpool simply a Deathstroke knock-off? Fabian dishes on all! Download our Podcast: iTunes iHeart Radio Soundcloud Spreaker Stitcher Google Play Or check out the show any podcasting app for your iOS or Android phone. Just search "Secrets of the Sire" or "Host [...]

May 11th, 2018|

SoS Ep 118: Avengers Infinity War – History or Hype

Did Avengers Infinity War live up to the hype? And whose fantasy death team scored the most W’s? We give you our review of the biggest Marvel movie in history!   Segment 1: Michael and Hassan reveal their takes on Avengers: Infinity War, Death of Spiderman and Black Panther, Reaction from noncom book fans, How does Infinity War compare to other Marvel movies, Was Infinity War action heavy rather than story heavy?, Michael:“It’s a simple movie”, How Infinity War is [...]

May 4th, 2018|

SoS Ep 117: Avengers Infinity War Death Fantasy Draft

5 podcasters...39 Avengers Characters... 1 of the biggest movie events of all time ...as many deaths as we can draft in one hour! Who lives? Who dies? We give you OUR take in our Avengers Infinity War FANTASY DEATH DRAFT with special guests Derek Becker from Comic Pros and Cons, Bevin from Adultish and Casey Stroz from Bad Coyote Funky. Pick the most deaths in the new film and your team wins. Join us won't you? Segment 1: Michael Hassan [...]

April 27th, 2018|

SoS Ep 116: Marvel Infinity War Predictions Sure To Go WRONG!

To Infinity War and Beyond! We give you FACTS (guesswork) and KEEN INSIGHT (we know nothing) and SPOILERS (we read the comic) into Marvel's biggest release to date. Join us for our Marvel Infinity War Predictions sure to go WRONG! Segment 1: 2 week Infinity War Extravaganza will feature Infinity War predictions – Fan predictions- Fantasy death pool, Fan shout outs, Hassan condemns the concept of predicting, What are the Burning questions about Infinity War?, Who will die in the [...]

April 20th, 2018|

SoS Ep 115: True Blood’s Kristina Anapau Talks ‘Kuleana’ , SOLO Trailer Review

True Blood’s Kristina Anapau returns to talk about her new movie ‘KULEANA’ PLUS: Did the new SOLO Trailer just save Star Wars? “I’ve got a great feeling about this...” Segment 1: Star Wars Solo Trailer, Rogue 1, Kristina Anapau from True Blood, Alden Ehrenreich, Donald Glover, The Last Jedi, Is such a great trailer setting up for a let down of a movie?, Hassan: “Last Jedi is just not a good film, it’s not a good story. I don’t think [...]

April 12th, 2018|

SoS Ep 114: A Winner For Best Sequel Final Four Is Crowned! Are You Ready Player One

Did Ready Player One hit all the nostalgia notes or did it wallow in the past? PLUS: Our Best Sequels #FinalFour is at an end! Which of these 4 #comicbook sequels is the BEST of all time?! Segment 1: Best Comic Book Movie Sequel Madness Final Four: Spider Man 2 vs. The Dark Knight, Guardians of the Galaxy 2 vs. Winter Soldier, Ready Player 1 opening weekend, Steven Spielberg, Did Ready Player 1 live up to the hype?, Nostalgia and references in Ready Player [...]

April 6th, 2018|

SoS Ep 113: Best Comic Book Movie Sequels Bracket Round 3

Things are heating up in our #MarchMadness bracket! Which BEST SEQUEL will win it all? Winter Soldier vs Civil War! Dark Knight vs X2! Guardians 2 vs Logan and Superman 2 vs Spider-Man 2. Listen in to find out more on this episode of Secrets of the Sire. Michael and Hassan return to continue their Comic Book Movie Madness Tournament to determine the best comic book movie sequel. Segment 1 Logan VS. Guardians of the Galaxy 2 – Hue Jackman, [...]

March 29th, 2018|

SoS Ep 112: Best Sequels March Madness Continues

The Madness continues! Will a Wolverine make it out of the second round? Will the Dark Knight laugh down the competition? And oh that Thor: Dark World... Segment 1 Michael and Hassan start by previewing the Sweet 16 by going through each region. First, the Lord of the Radio Region which consists of… Spiderman 2 vs. Hellboy 2 and Superman 2 vs. Thor Ragnarok The Dolce Region with Dark Knight vs. The Wolverine and X2 vs. X-Men First Class The [...]

March 22nd, 2018|

SoS Ep 111: Comic Book Movie March Madness Returns

The Best Comic Book Movie Sequels go head-to-head as our annual "Comic Book Movie March Madness" returns! Marvel novel writer Pat Shand help us field a bracket of 16 of the BEST comic book movie sequels of all time. You won't believe what makes the cut! Michael and Hassan are feeling the March Madness. They bring on Marvel writer Pat Shand to craft their own bracket for comic book movies. This year’s theme is comic book movie sequels. Segment 1 [...]

March 16th, 2018|

SoS Ep 110: Jessica Jones S2 and Devil’s Due Comics Josh Blaylock

On this edition of Secrets of the Sire, Michael and Hassan welcome Devil’s Due Publisher Josh Blaylock onto the show. They talk to him about his newly-created line of graphic novels. Also, Michael and Hassan celebrate International Women’s Day with Jessica Jones Season Two, how media should cover social movements like #metoo and they Spin the Racks with a major announcement for next week’s show. Download the podcast in to find out more on this episode of Secrets of the Sire. [...]

March 10th, 2018|

SoS Ep 109: Jackie ‘The Joke Man’ Martling Talks Howard Stern, Jenna Jameson & Black Panther

It’s a special week for Michael and Hassan on Secrets of the Sire as they welcome stand-up comedian and former head writer for the Howard Stern Show Jackie “The Joke Man” Martling live in studio. They discuss his long time career at the Howard Stern Show, Private Parts, Jenna Jameson and get his take on pop culture hits like Walking Dead, Black Panther and more. Download the podcast in to find out more on this episode of Secrets of the Sire. [...]

March 2nd, 2018|

SoS Ep 108: Black Panther Honest Review & Inside Scoop From The Stuntman

Black Panther’s breaking box office records, but is it any good? We give you our HONEST review, take on the haters, and welcome Black Panther stuntman Ricky Barksdale Jr. on to talk about the film and stunting for more of your favorite Comic Book TV shows & movies. Download the podcast in to find out more on this episode of Secrets of the Sire. WARNING: There are Black Panther Spoilers in this episode.   Segment 1 Michael, Hassan, and Bevin (Victoria) [...]

February 23rd, 2018|

SoS Ep 107: The Inside Scoop On The Wizard World/SONY Partnership, Black Panther & More

We had a JAM-PACKED show this past week. Black Panther’s set to break big! The Zack Snyder conspiracy theorists rise! Wizard World/SONY Partnership with the head of PR Jerry Milani to tell us all about it! And it all goes down with Bevin from the Adultish #podcast in studio! Download the podcast in to find out more on this episode of Secrets of the Sire.   Segment 1 Michael, Hassan, and Bevin (Victoria) discuss the ever-growing hype surrounding Black Panther as [...]

February 16th, 2018|

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