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SoS Ep 99: Last Jedi Preview and Star Wars “Best of the Best” Awards

 It’s Star Wars: The Last Jedi Time! We give you our Spoiler-Free Preview of Last Jedi! PLUS: We rank EVERY Star Wars movie in the canon…just NOT the way you’d expect. Which film boasts the best severed limb? Which film boasts the best "I've Got A Bad Feeling..." line? We're joined by Comic-Con Revolution’s Gabe Fieramosco. PLUS: Is there an Obi-Wan Kenobi movie in the works?? We’re on Amazon Alexa devices now! Look up “Spreaker Podcast Radio Player “ [...]

December 15th, 2017|

SoS Ep 98: The R-Rated Quentin Tarantino Star Trek Project

We go "Spinning the Racks" to bring you the most fantastical pop culture news out there including the now confirmed R-Rated Quentin Tarantino  Star Trek project. Will he direct? PLUS: Ryan Reynolds breaks the internet with the announcement he'll play Pikachu in a live action Pokemon movie. AND: We welcome Bleeding Cool's Lauren Sisselman on to talk Riverdale and the BEST #Comicbook related TV Series on air today! Where does Punisher, Runaways, Riverdale, Arrow and more fit into our countdown? PLUS: [...]

December 8th, 2017|

SoS Ep 97: Review: HISTORY TV Series Knightfall

They’ve given their lives to the Holy Grail – we devote an entire show to reviewing it! Secrets of the Sire and HISTORY team up for this special review: HISTORY TV Series Knightfall. Is this the new Game of Thrones or is that the impossible quest? PLUS: We welcome creator DaiQuan Cain on to talk about his Kickstarter 'Silent Descendants and we play 'Trailer Truth or Trash' on Marvel's Infinity War trailer. PLUS: We’re on Amazon Alexa devices now! Look [...]

November 30th, 2017|

SoS Ep 96: Zack Snyder vs. Joss Whedon: Which Justice League Do You Want To See?

 It's Zack Snyder vs. Joss Whedon as we break down the Justice League that MIGHT have been. Did the reshoots and rewrites by Joss Whedon save the film or would Zack Snyder's original cut be a classic? We use Superman's bad upper lip CGI to tell you where Whedon stepped in vs Zack Snyder plus an article on Digital Spy to piece together this pieced together superhero flick. PLUS: We rank every DC film of the past 4 years [...]

November 24th, 2017|

SoS Ep 95: Would You Rather…Watch Justice League Opening Night or Binge Netflix Punisher?

We play "Would You Rather" with our guest Mariano Nicieza, co-creator of Stan Lee's "Godwoke." Would you rather...watch Justice League on opening night or binge watch Netflix Punisher? Would you rather...re-watch the Zack Snyder trilogy before going to see JL or re-watch the Star Wars prequels before Last Jedi? And more! PLUS: Four Reasons the Justice League Movie Can Fail and Netflix Changes The Punisher's Origin – does it matter? PLUS: We’re on Amazon Alexa devices now! Look up “Spreaker [...]

November 17th, 2017|

SoS Ep 94: Thor: Ragnarok Review: Did It Ape The Guardians 2 Formula?

We go full #ThorRagnarok! Did it leave you feeling green? Is Loki the Best Marvel super-villain of all time? And what about that Valkyrie casting choice! Mike & Hasan also pose the question: Did Thor ape the Guardians 2 formula? PLUS: Brian Michael Bendis jumps the Marvel ship...which DC character should he tackle first? PLUS: 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 [...]

November 10th, 2017|

SoS EP 93: Star Paul Reiser Takes Us Inside Stranger Things 2

We’re all over the new season of Stranger Things 2 with one of the show's stars, actor Paul Reiser! Did it live up to the hype? Was it better or worse than season 1? And what about that episode 7? PLUS: 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?   Here's [...]

November 3rd, 2017|

SoS EP 92: The Incredible Hulk’s Lou Ferrigno Talks Thor: Ragnarok & More

We welcome TV’s Incredible Hulk Lou Ferrigno to the show to talk Thor: Ragnarok, being bullied as a kid and the supposed throw down with Flash Gordon. PLUS: It’s our Halloween episode! We run down everything you need to know about Stranger Things 2! We ask the question: Is anyone still watching Walking Dead? And we pit the greatest Freddy vs Jason vs Michael Myers and more! We’re on Amazon Alexa devices now! Look up “Spreaker Podcast Radio Player “ [...]

October 27th, 2017|

SoS Ep 91: Billy Corgan Talks Stan Lee, Star Wars & Smashing Pumpkins Reunion

We welcome the legendary Smashing Pumpkins front man on to discuss the early days as 90s rock stars, Star Wars and a possible Smashing Pumpkins reunion. PLUS: We roll camera and cover the most important pop culture news around! 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? Here's a snippet of the [...]

October 20th, 2017|

Sos Ep 90: Star Wars: The Last Jedi Trailer ‘Trash or Truth’

Still hungover from New York ComicCon 2017? We welcome Big Dog Ink’s Tom Hutchison to talk Marvel's woes and the changing demographic at the con. PLUS: We break down The Last Jedi Trailer, the new Blade Runner movie and how the two are connected! New York Comic Con 2017 schedule, guests, panels, and everything you need to know source: http://www.gamesradar.com/new-york-comic-con-2017-schedule-guests-panels-exclusives/ ABOUT OUR GUEST: TOM HUTCHISON WHAT DO YOU DO? (Think Twitter Bio) I am the founder, art director and publisher for [...]

October 13th, 2017|

SoS Ep 89: Buffy’s Nicholas Brendon Talks 20 Year Anniversary of the Show

We interviewed Buffy's own Nicholas Brendon at Wizard World Chicago to talk about the 20 year anniversary of the show, his favorite episodes and the new movie he's got coming out. PLUS: New York ComicCon 2017 is upon us! Get the scoop on the must see panels and appearances! New York Comic Con 2017 schedule, guests, panels, and everything you need to know source: http://www.gamesradar.com/new-york-comic-con-2017-schedule-guests-panels-exclusives/ Thursday (October 5, 2017) Michael Rooker Spotlight: 2:30-3:30pm EST/7:30-8:30 BST (Main Stage 1-D) Fresh from his [...]

October 5th, 2017|

SoS Ep 88: Hercules Star Kevin Sorbo Talks Controversial New Movie

We interviewed HERCULES himself Kevin Sorbo at Wizard World Chicago to talk about his iconic role and his controversial new movie "Let There Be Light". PLUS: We reveal the #1 movie of the Summer (and it's not what you think) and Is Marvel's Inhumans already cancelled? Spider-Man: Homecoming is the Highest Grossing Superhero Film of 2017 Thanks to its recent release in China, Spider-Man: Homecoming has now become the highest-grossing superhero film of 2017 so far, with an estimated $874.4 [...]

September 29th, 2017|

SoS Ep 87: Anime Special! Dragonball Z’s Mike McFarland, Brina Palencia, Alexa Fox Talk New Show

Secrets of the Sire goes ANIME! Dragonball Z voice actor Mike McFarland is joined by creator/producer of My Life As A Monkey's Alexa Fox and actress Brina Palencia to talk about their new show! PLUS: If you could recommend ONE anime to anyone it would be... ABOUT OUR GUEST(S): Mike McFarland WHAT DO YOU DO? (Think Twitter Bio) Actor, Voice Actor, Voice Director, Producer, Writer. Voice Direction includes: Fullmetal Alchemist, Attack on Titan, Tokyo Ghoul, Summer Wars, Evangelion 1.11/2.22/3.33, and [...]

September 21st, 2017|

SoS Ep 86: Voice Actor Loren Lester Talks Batman & Harely Quinn, The Orville

Loren Lester, the voice of Robin & Nightwing talks about the new Batman & Harley Quinn animated film, how he broke into voice acting and his upcoming role on FOX's The Orville. PLUS: We welcome Destiny NY creator Pat Shand in studio to discuss his successful Kickstarter and play OVER/UNDER on the upcoming Fall TV season! ABOUT OUR GUEST(S): PAT SHAND writes comics (Destiny NY, Vampire Emmy, Van Helsing) and novels (Iron Man, Avengers, Guardians of the Galaxy). He lives [...]

September 15th, 2017|

SoS Ep 85: Back To The Future Actor Tom Wilson Talks Biff Tannen, The Film’s Legacy

We welcome Back to the Future's Tom Wilson to the show and debate who was the bigger bully: Biff Tannen or Johnny from Karate Kid! PLUS: Is it panic time for the Star Wars franchise with the dismissal of Colin Treverrow? ABOUT OUR GUEST: Tom Wilson (Back To The Future) WHAT DO YOU DO? (Think Twitter Bio) His breakthrough role was the bully Biff Tannen in the 1985 film Back to the Future. He returned in the sequels Back to [...]

September 7th, 2017|

SoS Ep84: Our Game of Thrones Season 8 Theories Sure To Go Wrong

Secrets of the Sire welcomes very special Game of Thrones expert Christina Dolce – my wife! – to help dissect the incendiary Season 7 finale and look ahead to some Game of Thrones Season 8 Theories. Is Tyrion a Targaryan? Is Bran The Night King? Will Jon Bang His Aunt Again? PLUS: Hawkman and Avengelyne writer Mark Poulton joins us to talk about his new All-Ages comic The Pizza Tree ABOUT OUR GUEST: Writer Mark Poulton (Hawkman/Avengelyne) WHAT DO YOU [...]

September 1st, 2017|

SoS Ep83: SPOON! The Tick EP Barry Josephson Goes Inside The New Amazon Reboot

SPOON! We welcome special guest Barry Josephson, executive producer of THE TICK - now streaming on Amazon Video Prime – to talk about the new reboot! PLUS: American Pie's Thomas Ian Nicholas joined us to talk about his upcoming appearance at Wizard World Chicago, settle the great Prequel debate once and for all, and talk about his new YA novel Handbook For Mortals We also talked about the Joss Whedon scandal that hit last week. Here's an excerpt from the [...]

August 25th, 2017|

SoS Ep 82: Can Joss Whedon Save ‘Unwatchable’ Justice League Movie?

Our Justice League re-shoots discussion turned into a full-on debate: are you Pro or Anti Joss Whedon? Can he save the movie that's reportedly "Unwatchable" in its current state? Or is he overrated as a writer and director? PLUS: Is Defenders Marvel's swan song from Netflix with the new Disney streaming service announced? Here's an excerpt from the Podcast via: http://wegotthiscovered.com/movies/early-cut-justice-league-deemed-unwatchable-substantial-changes-made/#gallery-8   Poor Justice League. No matter how much good Warner Bros. does, the upcoming pic just can’t catch a break. [...]

August 18th, 2017|

SoS Ep 81: The Great Geek Debate With ‘Adultish’ Star Victoria Cheri Bennett

We settle the biggest Geek debates of all time! Joker vs Joker! Nintendo vs Sega! Game of Thrones vs LOTR! Batman v Superman! Join the great Pop Culture debate with special in-studio guest: Adultish star Victoria Cheri Bennett and director Justin Morck! PLUS: What we think of Josh Brolin's Cable? Force to be reckoned with or needs more shoulder pads? Here's an excerpt from the Podcast with guest Victoria Cheri Bennett: Michael Dolce: So we're going to start with Game [...]

August 11th, 2017|

SoS Ep 80: Inside Dark Tower With Movie Artist Dennis Calero And Thor: Ragnarok ‘Trailer Truth or Trash’

We welcome Dark Tower concept artist Dennis Calero to talk about the new Stephen King film! PLUS: We take the new Thor: Ragnarok & Stranger Things 2 trailers to task in another round of 'Trailer Truth or Trash'! Did they give away too much or are your appetite's whetted properly? Here's an excerpt from the Podcast with guest Dennis Calero: Michael Dolce: We have to be a 100% honest here, Dark Tower is coming out and we don’t know much [...]

August 4th, 2017|

SoS Ep 79: ComicCon 2017: Black Panther, Thor: Ragnarok: Justice League and More

We break down ComicCon 2017: Black Panther, Thor, Justice League & more with actress & producer Jordan Elizabeth Gelber of StarBaby Enterprises & ComicCon expert Victor Dandridge Jr. PLUS: The mustache that could change EVERYTHING for Justice League What Spider-Man: Homecoming's box office means for Marvel as ComicCon2017 begins! Here's an excerpt from the Podcast with guest correspodent Victor Dandridge Jr.: Michael Dolce: So you got to get in there, we want to know the Hall H, from all my [...]

July 28th, 2017|

SoS Ep 78: House of Cards Actor Kevin Kilner On Kevin Spacey, David Fincher, Joss Whedon & More

House of Cards actor Kevin Kilner comes to Secrets of the Sire! On the latest episode we go inside the hit Netflix show with Senator Michael Kern himself. He talks about his time on set with David Fincher and Kevin Spacey. His experience with Joss Whedon on 'Dollhouse' and the one movie he's most remembered for. PLUS: What Spider-Man: Homecoming's box office means for Marvel as ComicCon2017 begins! Here's an excerpt from the Podcast with Kevin Kilner: Michael Dolce: I [...]

July 21st, 2017|

SoS Ep 77: Spider-Man Homecoming Review: The Good, The Bad, The Uncle Ben Effect

It's Spider-Man: Homecoming review time! We give you OUR Spoiler-Free (mostly) take on the newest friendly neighborhood Spider-Movie. PLUS: Winter in July? We break down the return of Game of Thrones with Den of Geek's David Crow! Here's an excerpt from the Podcast: David Crow Den of Geek: Michael Dolce: Whats your favorite episode so far in the whole series? David Crow: I would say season 2, which wasn’t my favorite season, but I loved black water. They did an entire [...]

July 14th, 2017|

SoS Ep 76: Spider-Man: Homecoming vs Wonder Woman – Who Wins The Battle Of The Blockbusters?

On the latest episode of the Secrets of the Sire podcast, we break down Spider-Man: Homecoming: the casting decisions, the Marvel fatigue, the Wonder Woman effect and more with Ultimate Spider-Man writer Brian Smith! PLUS: Is this the beginning of the end for Robert Downey JR. as Iron Man? Here's an excerpt from the Podcast: Kevin Veldman from Comic Noobs: Michael Dolce: Brian, you write Spider-Man comics, what is your take on the whole conversation we’re having here? Brian Smith: First of [...]

July 7th, 2017|

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