We run down the Top 10 Pop Culture related items we're most thankful for: Deadpool's shenanigans! Ben Affleck lifting weights! Harley Quinn! Dr. Strange, er, being freaking awesome! What will land at number 1? PLUS: We welcome actor/director Christopher Wood on the show to talk about his latest TV and films and navigating the waters of Hollywood! Listen Live: 8pm ET TalkingAlternative.com Stream Us: Facebook.com/secretsofthesire Periscope: @Michael_Dolce Call in: 877-480-4120 PLUS: We break down Rogue One with the folks from [...]
SoS Ep 44: Star Wars: Rogue One – Is Too Much Star Wars A Good Thing?
We break down the latest Star Wars project: Star Wars: Rogue One and ask the question is too much Star Wars a good thing? Plus: Marvel's Inhumans: Did Agents of SHIELD ruin the new TV show/IMAX experience before it ever gets off the ground? Listen on SoundCloud: About This Week's Guest: "It Came From The Radio" is a syndicated radio show airing weekday nights on WARY 88.1 FM, online (Thursdays 4pm EST) on www.beyondthedawnstudios.com or on demand on I heart [...]
Did ‘Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D.’ Ruin Marvel’s ‘Inhumans’ Before It Ever Hits the Big (And Small) Screen?
Each week on Secrets of the Sire we go "Spinning the Racks" to chat about the biggest and best pop-culture related news. This week we'll be talking about the Inhumans TV series coming to Marvel and IMAX. Is this the wave of the future? And did Agents of SHIELD ruin Inhumans before it ever hits the theaters? PLUS: We break down Rogue One with the folks from "It Came From The Radio" in studio! Did you know? If you were [...]
SoS Ep 43: Talking Video Game Merch Post Election 2016 With Project TriForce
#Election2016 got you down? We welcomed Project TriForce on to talk the best Video Game merch coming for the holidays: Gears of War, Batman: Arkham Origins, Assasin's Creed and more! Oh, and we talked about the election. Duh. Listen on SoundCloud: About This Week's Guest: TriForce Sales, LLC based in New York, NY is a high-end creator of officially licensed 1:1 scale replicas from some of the most recognizable video games. TriForce uses state-of-the-art processes, materials, techniques and equipment to [...]
SoS Ep 42: Talking Election 2016 w/Editorial Cartoonist Randy Bish
On the latest episode of Secrets of the Sire we welcome Political Cartoonist Randy Bish to talk the greatest pop culture reality show on the planet: Election 2016! Will we actually vote Trump into office?? PLUS: Deadpool 2 is in big trouble! We break down their directorial woes. And why the fate of the MCU rests with Doctor Strange. Listen on SoundCloud: About This Week's Guest: Randy Bish, an award winning Editorial Cartoonist for over 31 years for the Tribune-Review [...]
SoS EP 41: Has Walking Dead Jumped The Shark? [SPOILERS]
On this week's episode of Secrets of the Sire we go FULL Walking Dead! The Walking Dead Season 7 Premiere was rife with violence and death but did it go over the top? Or was it merely being faithful to the comic book? We discuss with Rus Wooton, part of the Walking Dead comic book creative team. Listen on SoundCloud: Here is a snippet from the show: "I’m done." That was my initial reaction after watching the episode earlier this [...]
Walking Dead Season 7 Premiere: Too Violent Or Faithful To The Book?
We’ve got a show for you this week. Can’t say it’s great, can’t say it’s not. I can DEFINITELY promise no insane beatings as we welcome back Rus Wooton, one of the creative members of the Walking Dead comic book team back on to talk the season seven premiere. I’m done. That was my initial reaction after watching the episode earlier this week (in my case Monday morning...not the way to start your work week off believe me) So I [...]
SoS EP 40: How EW Got The Super Hero Power List All Wrong
On this week's episode of Secrets of the Sire: We talk Entertainment Weekly's #SuperHeroPowerList and how they got it all wrong! PLUS: We welcome Walking Dead's letterer Rus Wooton on to talk about working on the popular comic book series and the most anticipated upcoming season premiere on television! Who lives? Who dies? Find out HERE! Listen on SoundCloud: Download our Podcast: iTunes Google Play Or check out the show any podcasting app for your iOS or Android phone. Just [...]
Super Hero Power List: Why ‘Entertainment Weekly’ Got It All Wrong
So Entertainment Weekly put out it's list of "50 Most Powerful Superheroes." And of course they got it all wrong. And they did it on purpose too. Yes, I understand this list is meant to spur conversation. Putting Superman at the top of the list wouldn’t really spur debate (or would it? Maybe considering how bad his films have been recently...) but did I expect any less from a magazine like Entertainment Weekly who continually pushes a PC agenda? No. [...]
SoS Podcast Ep 39: Power Rangers, Walking Dead & Our Full NY ComicCon Recap!
On this week's episode of Secrets of the Sire: Is the Power Rangers movie the next Batman V Superman? Has it jumped the shark already by going too dark? A great article on The Guardian poses that exact question: "There is something quite off-kilter about the idea of a Power Rangers movie with a budget of $150m, and starring – for goodness sake – Hollywood big hitters such as Breaking Bad’s Bryan Cranston and Elizabeth Banks. This could never have [...]
SoS Special Edition: LIVE from New York Comic Con 2016
We broadcast LIVE from the ComixTribe Booth at New York Comic Con 2016. We talk the show itself and give you insight into all the cool stuff happening around the show As always you can listen above or download us on iTunes and now Google Play as well! Or check out the show any podcasting app for your iOS or Android phone. Just search "Secrets of the Sire" or "Host Michael Dolce" to find us. Or you can head to [...]
SoS Ep 38: Luke Cage, Werewolves, Wolverine 3, New York Comic Con and Ben Freakin’ Affleck!
On this week's episode of Secrets of the Sire We talk Luke Cage - has Marvel gone too far with sex and violence? PLUS: Daniel Leister talks his new Kickstarter Werewolf Run, we dissect Tim Burton's buffoonery, Wolverine 3 gets a title, we preview New York ComicCon and Ben Freakin' Affleck! All On The Latest Episode of Secrets of the Sire! As always you can listen above or download us on iTunes and now Google Play as well! Or check [...]
This Week On SoS: Two, Count Em’ Two Shows In One Week
For week's we've been talking about binging shows, well this week you get to binge on Secrets of the Sire! In honor of New York Comic Con we're broadcasting twice, Wednesday at 8pm at our regular time and Thursday at 7pm LIVE from New York Comic Con! Wednesday: We Set Luke Cage FREE! On this episode of SoS we give our review of the newest Marvel Netflix show Luke Cage. PLUS: Tim Burton needs sensitivity training and we welcome Dangerous [...]
SoS Ep 37: The “Best of the Best” DC Comics TV Shows, NYCC Warmup and BIG Announcement
On this week's episode of Secrets of the Sire we let YOU decide the BEST DC TV Show on the air today. It came down to Arrow vs Flash vs Gotham vs Supergirl (with Legends of Tomorrow thrown in for good measure) PLUS: With New York Comic Con around the corner we ask: Has the ComicCon bubble already burst? BONUS: Secrets of the Sire want to thank our new Executive Producer: Bryan Philips for backing us on Patreon.com/secretsofthesire. Click the [...]
This Week On SoS: Which DC Show Should I Binge Immediately?
This week on SoS we continue our “Best of the Best” with the DC TV Universe. Which DC created show should I binge immediately? Take the poll! Which #DC show should I binge immediately? Tweet me why and I'll put your comments on air Wed 8pm ET @talkalternative #Arrow #Flash #Gotham— Secrets of the Sire (@Michael_Dolce) September 23, 2016 PLUS: We begin our NYCC preview with the following questions: Is the #ComicCon bubble about to burst? Did you know? If [...]
SoS Ep 36: Game of Thrones vs The Emmys 2016, Daredevil vs Jessica Jones, and MAJOR Harley Quinn news
SoS Ep 36: We give our post mortem on Emmys 2016! Game of Thrones won big but why'd the actors get snubbed? Why is Transparent a comedy? And who the heck watches Bloodlines anyway? PLUS: MAJOR Harley Quinn movie and TV news! And we continue our "Best of the Best" debate as we pit Daredevil vs Jessica Jones with guest Scott Rosenberg from AMNY. BONUS: Secrets of the Sire want to thank our new Program Director: Bryan Philips for backing [...]
This Week On SoS: Emmys 2016, Marvel Netflix Debate & More!
This week on SoS we’ll be joined in studio by AM New York’s Entertainment Editor Scott Rosenberg to dish on all things Emmy! Who were the big winners? Who got snubbed! PLUS: We’ll get his take on our "Best of the Best" TV debate. Marvel’s Netflix Universe: Daredevil vs Jessica Jones – which show is better? Did you know? If you were a Patron of the show you'd get this show topic before anyone else? Head on over to http://patreon.com/secretsofthesire [...]
SoS Ep 35: Pop Culture Throwdown! Doctor Who Vs. Archer Vs. Stranger Things
SoS Ep 35: Pop Culture Throwdown! We kick off our "Best of the Best" in Pop Culture TV with 3 fans trying to convince me to watch their show: Stranger Things, Doctor Who or Archer. See who wins out! Plus: Batman V Superman Easter Eggs, South Park & More! BONUS: Secrets of the Sire want to thank our new UBER FAN: Christina Dolce for backing us on Patreon.com/secretsofthesire. Click the link and find out how you can become part of [...]
This Week On SoS: We Rank The Best TV Shows On Air Today – Part One
With so many great comic book and pop culture related shows on TV this Fall we can't decide what to watch. So I'm welcoming a panel of three fans to join me and convince me why I should be watching THEIR favorite show LIVE this week. Then we'll begin to formulate our best of the best over the next two shows. PLUS: The Easter Egg in Batman V Superman it took six months to find! And we salute Alan Moore [...]
SoS Ep 34: Doctor Strange, Supergirl ArtistaCon & More!
On this week's SoS podcast we dish on what we know about Marvel's upcoming Doctor Strange flick and the casting controversy surrounding Tilda Swinton! PLUS: Supergirl's Tyler Hoechen takes a shot at Zack Snyder and we welcome ArtistaCon's Chris Kotsakis, Enrico Botta and writer Mark Poulton on to discuss this all-new, all-different ComicCon celebrating the creative process and helping mentor up-and-coming creators. BONUS: Secrets of the Sire want to thank our new EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR Steven Hoveke for backing us on [...]
This Week On SoS: Dr. Strange Preview, ArtistaCon, Supergirl & More!
First, we'll continue our Fall Preview and turn our attention to the movies. Namely, Doctor Strange which is pretty much the only Fall Movie worth noting (sorry Star Wars fans, you'll have to wait until the weather turns cold to get your due with Rogue One). Tilda Swinton's casting is swirling with controversy. We break down why it was the right – and wrong – move to bring her in as the Ancient One! Second, we welcome Chris Kotsakis, one [...]
SoS EP 33: Fall TV Preview! Walking Dead, Arrow, Flash, Agents of SHIELD & More!
This week on Secrets of the Sire podcast Episode 33: Who will be the victim at the end of Negan's bat in Walking Dead? Which TV Universe are you looking forward to the most, Marvel or DC? Will Riverdale Flop? Join us for our Fall TV Preview! BONUS: Secrets of the Sire want to thank our new PROGRAM DIRECTOR Stephanie Dolce and our DEDICATED FAN Eimar Peterson for backing us on Patreon.com/secretsofthesire. Click the link and find out how you [...]
This Week On SoS: Fall Preview! Walking Dead, Arrow, Flash, Agents of SHIELD & More!
This week on Secrets of the Sire we'll bid adieu to summer 2016! Who were the big winners and losers in the pop culture world? And what's to come for summer 2017? PLUS: It's on to our Fall Preview! Walking Dead, Jessica Jones, Daredevil, Arrow, Flash and more! And you KNOW I'm gonna talk Justice League Dark and Deathstroke when we go spinning the racks! Join us Wednesday 8:00 pm ET live via TalkingAlternative.com for the next episode of Secrets [...]
SoS Ep 32: Spider-Man: Homecoming And The Controversy Of ‘Race Swapping’ In Movies
On the latest episode of Secrets of the Sire radio show & podcast we talk Spider-Man: Homecoming and the controversial casting of Disney child star Zendaya as Mary Jane Watson. Has "race swapping" become an issue in comic book movies? Or is there a larger agenda at play that could result in the downfall of Marvel movies as we know it? Plus: We welcome Sailor Moon Crystal ADR writer Deborah Crane to talk about the show, the business and the [...]