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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|

SoS Ep 106: No SOLO! Breaking Down Star Wars & The Post Super Bowl Movie Trailers

Be honest... you worried about the SOLO movie? We want to know! We break down the FULL #Solo trailer alongside all the post Super Bowl Movie Trailers: Infinity War, Westworld, Cloverfield and more! PLUS: What's your no-vomit streak at? Download the podcast in to find out more on this episode of Secrets of the Sire. Segment 1: No Solo? "He’s got the Han cadence down… I’m fine. We’re fine. I wish they would fix his hair.” Michael recapped his Super Bowl [...]

February 9th, 2018|

SoS Ep 105: Black Panther And The Must Read Comic Book Tie-Ins For 2018

We discuss the GAME-CHANGER that is Black Panther. We play 'Trailer Truth or Trash' with the new Ant-Man & Wasp trailer. And Newsarama's Chris Arrant Talks Must-Read Comics For 2018 Download the podcast in to find out more on this episode of Secrets of the Sire. Segment 1: Long Live The King Black Panther first reactions: Stars and critics praise one of Marvel's best http://ew.com/movies/2018/01/30/black-panther-first-reactions-marvel/ With the red carpet premiere of Marvel’s Black Panther comes the first responses over social media. [...]

February 2nd, 2018|

Spider-Man/Wolverine Crossover Movie Coming To The Marvel U?

Transmedia guru Jeff Gomez shared so many insider nuggets as our guest this past week. He even dropped the rumored FIRST Marvel/FOX film post merger. You won't believe who's in it and who will be playing the role of a certain Canadian-clawed mutant. Will Hugh Jackman Reprise the role of Wolverine in a crossover with Tom Holland's Spider-Man? “The muscles were flexing to take these third and fourth tier characters and lift them," Gomez revealed when asked how [...]

January 28th, 2018|

SoS Ep 104: And The Oscar Goes To…Logan? Star Wars: The Last Jedi? Guardians 2?

 We tackle all the #ComicBookMovie #OscarNoms including the shocking nom for Logan with our resident Transmedia guru Jeff Gomez. He also gives us his insider take on the FOX/DISNEY merger and reveals what two fan-fave characters are going to hit the big screen screen first ... could it happen? Will it? PLUS: X-Men Shake-up! Deadpool 2 gets NEW dates. New Mutants get delayed. And is Gambit still a thing? Download the podcast in to find out more on this episode [...]

January 26th, 2018|

SoS Ep 103: The X-Files, Black Lightning and All Your 2018 Superhero & Comic Book TV Shows

Digital Trends’ @RickMarshall drops by to help us pit the best new Comic Book and Superhero related TV shows like The X-Files vs Legion, Black Lightning vs Krypton, New Warriors vs Cloak and Dagger and Jessica Jones vs Luke Cage against each other in one-on-one battle! With so much superhero and sci-fi stuff on the DVR which new series will come out on top? Download the podcast in to find out more on this episode of Secrets of the Sire. Segment [...]

January 19th, 2018|

SoS Ep 102: Why Last Jedi Might Be The Worst Star Wars Movie Ever

We continue our 2018 Preview as we debate the future of the Star Wars universe with Just 2 Pal’s podcast host Johnny Wellens. We span everything from Rogue One to Last Jedi to episdoe II and rank the worst Star Wars Movie ever. Listen in to find out more on this episode of Secrets of the Sire. Segment 1 Michael and Hassan start discussing The Last Jedi, and debate whether those who disliked the movie should be called “haters”. Then, after discussing whether a [...]

January 11th, 2018|

SoS Ep 101: To Infinity War & Beyond: A Look Ahead To The Must-See Movies of 2018

Break out the bubbly and let’s look ahead to a jam-packed 2018! Is Infinity War the be-all-end-all of superhero flicks and shows this year? Or is there a sleeper that will take the crown as THE hit of 2018. AMNY Senior Entertainment Editor Scott Rosenberg helps us break down all the contenders this year: Infinity War, Deadpool 2, Black Panther, Solo: A Star Wars Movie, New Mutants, Ant-Man and the Wasp, Aquaman, Venom, Dark Phoenix and more! We’re on Amazon [...]

January 5th, 2018|

SoS NYCC Special: Comic Book School Presents: Marvel, Valiant & Dynamite Editors Panel

Recorded LIVE at NYCC 2017: Comic Book School's own Buddy Scalera welcomes Marvel Editor Darren Sanchez, Valiant E-I-C Warren Simons and Dynamite Entertainment's Joe Rybant to the podium to give you EXACT instructions on the "how-to's" and "do-not's" to breaking into comics. We’re on Amazon Alexa devices now! Look up “Spreaker Podcast Radio Player “ on Amazon and enable it on your Alexa device. Then “Alexa, open Spreaker” Then “Alexa, open Secrets of the Sire” – ain’t technology grand? Buddy's [...]

December 29th, 2017|

SoS Ep 100: Fabian Nicieza Drops Deadpool 2 Exclusive And Star Wars: Last Jedi Review

Break out the party hats for a 2-hour celebration of...us! And you! And Star Wars: Last Jedi (well not really)! And mystery guest stars galore! Secrets of the Sire turns 100! And boy what a show! Deadpool co-creator Fabian Nicieza drops some exclusive Deadpool 2 updates including HIS recommendation for Cable (around the 1 hr mark) Derek Becker of Comics Pros and Cons DEFENDS Star Wars: Last Jedi as our hosts tear it a new one (30 min mark) Writer [...]

December 24th, 2017|

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