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This Week On SoS: Sailor Moon Writer Deborah Crane, Spider-Man: Homecoming & More!

This week on Secrets of the Sire we go full anime when we welcome Sailor Moon Crystal ADR writer Deborah Crane to dish on writing for the popular cartoon series as well as other Animes. Plus, she'll edumacate host Michael Dolce on all things manga and anime I should be checking out PLUS: We'll break down the controversial Mary Jane casting in Spider-Man: Homecoming. Is Disney pulling the strings creatively now? To read more about the topic before Wednesday night's [...]

August 24th, 2016|

SoS Ep 31: Deadpool 2 Casting News, Suicide Squad Silver Linings, Aspen Comics & More!

On the latest episode of Secrets of the Sire radio show & podcast we breakdown 5 signs of HOPE for DC following Suicide Squad. Plus: Deadpool 2 Casting News, George Takei Controversy revisited and we welcome Vince Hernandez from ASPEN COMICS on the show to talk the Aspen Universe: Revelations and breaking into comics! All this and we OFFICIALLY LAUNCHED OUR PATREON PAGE! Want to be an Exec producer and submit questions to our upcoming guests? Want access to our [...]

August 19th, 2016|

This Week On SoS: Aspen Comics – What’s Next For The Michael Turner Founded Company?

We welcome the always outspoken editor Vince Hernandez, on to talk Aspen Comics. The Michael Turner founded company is celebrating 13 years in the biz and have a lot to look forward to. PLUS: We'll break down the five signs of hope for Suicide Squad and the DC movie universe and talk casting news for Deadpool 2. To read more about the topic before Wednesday night's show you can check out two articles I wrote for Inquisitr on the topics: [...]

August 17th, 2016|

SoS Ep 30: Suicide Squad – DC’s Savior Or Worst Film Yet?

On the latest Secrets of the Sire #Podcast: We break down the aftermath of Suicide Squad's record breaking opening. How can a movie that took in $135M still end up a flop? We discuss! PLUS: We welcomed Bubba The Redneck Werewolf creator Mitch Hyman on the show to talk about his movie, the indie comic that inspired it and his 20 years in the business! Check out an excerpt from the podcast: On The dropoff from Friday to Saturday faced [...]

August 12th, 2016|

This Week On SoS: Despite Record Breaking Numbers Is Suicide Squad A Bust?

Suicide Squad is breaking all known box office records for the month of August. It will also end up the highest opening weekend for both Will Smith and Margot Robbie according to Deadline, with its impressive $135.1 million dollar opening. And in the end, it still might be considered a flop like its 2016 DC predecessor, Batman V Superman: Dawn of Justice. On this week's Secrets of the Sire we'll talk about the future of Suicide Squad. The good, bad [...]

August 10th, 2016|

SoS Ep 29: Will Suicide Squad Be DC’s Deadpool Or Another Batman V Superman Debacle?

On the latest Secrets of the Sire #Podcast: The moment of truth is here for DC's much hyped bad-guy superhero flick Suicide Squad. But with the reviews in from critics, it's sounding more Batman V Superman than Deadpool. We discuss that and more with Human Echoes Podcast's own Tony Southcotte! Check out an excerpt from the podcast: There’s a lot at stake for the DC movie universe when Suicide Squad debuts in theaters this Friday. And writer/director David Ayer knows [...]

August 5th, 2016|

This Week On SoS: Suicide Squad – Boom Or Bust For the DCU?

The moment of truth is here for DC's much hyped bad-guy superhero flick Suicide Squad, and writer-director David Ayer knows it. He told Entertainment Weekly as much when asked about the pressure he now faces, brought on by the dismal performance by DC’s original tent pole superhero flick Batman V Superman. “Two years ago ¬Suicide Squad was a tertiary [DC property]. No one knew anything about it. It was a cool little playground, and I was going to go make [...]

August 1st, 2016|

SoS Ep 28: ComicCon 2016 The Good, The Bad, The Kevin Bacon Interview!

We give you our thoughts on the winners and losers of ComicCon 2016 including the brand new Justice League, Wonder Woman and Suicide Squad trailers that debuted at the show. PLUS: We interview actor Kevin Bacon and his brother Michael about their rock and roll band! Check out an excerpt from the podcast: Kevin Bacon Interview MD: The six degrees of Kevin Bacon took hold before the idea of “going viral” even existed. Do you revel in it? Are you [...]

July 31st, 2016|

This Week On SoS: ComicCon 2016 – The Good, The Bad, The Bacon (Brothers)

This week on Secrets of the Sire we give you our thoughts on the ComicCon 2016 that was. Who were the winners and losers? What weird tales can we tell? PLUS: We welcome actor Kevin Bacon and his brother Michael on the show to discuss the Bacon Brothers and his new Amazon pilot “I Love Dick” You can preview the interview at AMNY.com. Check out a snippet below: Michael Dolce: Talk to us about the new single, “Driver.” Kevin Bacon: [...]

July 26th, 2016|

SoS Episode 27: LIVE From San Diego ComicCon 2016

On the latest episode of the Secrets of the Sire radio show and podcast: We are coming at you LIVE from San Diego ComicCon 2016. Broadcasting from the Zenescope Booth during Wednesday Preview night we spoke with Co-Publishers Ralph Tedesco and Joe Brusha on their new SyFy series Van Helsing, their new comic book Evil Heroes and craziness that is the ComicCon life. Check out an excerpt from the podcast where we break down the story: Live from San Diego [...]

July 22nd, 2016|

SoS 26: Marvel Kills Major Character, Our Take On Ghostbusters, Plus Boom! Studios

On the latest episode of the Secrets of the Sire radio show and podcast: Marvel kills major character, Ghostbusters is so-so (which makes you sexist) and we welcome BOOM! Studios to the show: Secrets of the Sire Radio Show and Podcast to give their San Diego ComicCon preview. PLUS: We cover the George Takei controversy and continue to shamelessly push our Plan 10 from OuterSpace Kickstarter live on air. Check out an excerpt from the podcast where we break down [...]

July 15th, 2016|

This Week On SoS: Ghostbusters, George Takei and BOOM!

This week on Secrets of the Sire we look at the controversies behind two summer tent poles: the all-female Ghostbusters that opened this week and George Takei's surprising comments surrounding the announcement that John Cho's character Sulu will be gay in the new Star Trek Beyond film out the 22nd of July. First Ghostbusters: sure the director thinks you're sexist - but is the movie actually any good? Read more about it here: http://www.inquisitr.com/3297419/ghostbusters-stars-take-shot-at-sexist-haters-but-is-the-film-actually-any-good/ Then, George Takei is one of [...]

July 11th, 2016|

SoS 25: THIS Is The New Iron “Man”? Plus: Plan 10 Kickstarter and Big Dog Ink’s #SDCC Preview

On the latest episode of the Secrets of the Sire radio show and podcast: Tony Stark, aka Iron Man, will be replaced by a 15-year old black female named Riri Williams. Making the new Iron Man, uh, a woman. And a minority at that. Is this forced diversity again? Or merely the makings of the next Miles Morales? What about the fact that Bendis himself is a white guy and folks are complaining about that? We dive into ALL of [...]

July 8th, 2016|

SoS Ep 24: Is There A Deadpool/Spidey Film Coming? Plus: Keanu Reeves, #Conlife & More

This week on Secrets of the Sire: With word that 20th Century Fox has "talked" about teaming up with Marvel Studios, we broke down our top Marvel/Fox crossovers we wanted to see including Deadpool/Spidey! But can an R-Rated character exist in a PG Universe? Plus! We went spinning the racks on the rumors that Keanu Reeves might be taking the red pill and reprising his role as neo in the Matrix. And we welcomed Victor Dandridge of Vantage InHouse Productions [...]

July 1st, 2016|

The Marvel Studios/Fox Crossovers We Want To See

With word that 20th Century Fox has "talked" about teaming up with Marvel Studios, fans of the Avengers, X-Men and the Fantastic Four franchises may soon get their wish to see all their favorite Marvel characters on screen together. Below is an excerpt taken from the article I posted on Inquisitr.com. Deadpool Vs. Spider-Man The "Merc With A Mouth" has met "Your Friendly Neighborhood Wall-Crawler" several times in the Marvel universe with hilarious results. In fact, the pairing was so [...]

June 29th, 2016|

Keanu Reeves Returning To The Matrix? Maybe…

So Keanu Reeves became a thing this week on Facebook. Partially for his surprise visit to Parliment, but mostly because an old news item surfaced attributing quotes of a new Matrix sequel in the works. Simply a case of old news catching up with the internet? Could be. We'll discuss tonight at 8:30pm on TalkingAlternative.com Below is an excerpt taken from the article posted on Inquisitr.com. Keanu Reeves Returning To The Matrix? Quotes Surface Online, But Producers Are Staying Mum [...]

June 29th, 2016|

SoS Ep 23: Game of Thrones: Bastards! Lesbians Hookups! And An Ode To Wun Wun

This week on Secrets of the Sire: With the blood still drying from Sunday night’s “Battle of the Bastards” we dove head first into the epic battle, the satisfying end of a hated character and what's to come in the upcoming Game of Thrones Season Finale. And we send off one of my favs: Wun Wun. Plus! We went spinning the racks on the latest Suicide Squad news and In honor of ID4 Resurgence we unleashed our "Ancient Aliens" drinking [...]

June 24th, 2016|

Game of Thrones Fans Shipping Hard For Yara and Daenerys [SPOILERS]

Tonight on Secrets of the Sire: we talk about the deliciously seductive scene that played out on Sunday's Game of Thrones. The show is always at its best when they mix the savagery of war in a fantastical realm with titillating nudity, romance and sex. And no better example was on display than in Episode 9’s “Battle of The Bastards” that featured a potential couple flirting – and forming – right before our eyes. Game of Thrones: Is There A [...]

June 22nd, 2016|

Suicide Squad Is Pretty Much A Harley Quinn/Joker Movie Isn’t It?

Tonight on Secrets of the Sire: Suicide Squad is still two months away but it's pretty obvious director David Ayer is banking on two of DC's most popular characters to carry it: Harley Quinn and The Joker. Below is an excerpt from an article I recently posted on Inquisitr.com. 'Suicide Squad': David Ayer Banking On Harley Quinn To Carry Film As reported by Collider, David Ayer debuted a brand new movie poster for the highly-anticipated film starring Oscar-winning actor Jared [...]

June 22nd, 2016|

‘Game of Thrones’: ‘Battle of The Bastards’ Does Not Disappoint [SPOILERS]

This week on Secrets of the Sire: With the blood still drying from Sunday night's "Battle of the Bastards" we dive head first into the upcoming Game of Thrones Season Finale. Who lives? Who dies? Who hookups? [Warning: Game of Thrones Spoilers Ahead!] But first, fans are still relishing in one of the all-time great Game of Thrones deaths: the heinous Ramsay Bolton. Below is an excerpt from an article I just posted on Inquisitr.com. Not since the infamous season [...]

June 20th, 2016|

SoS PODCAST Ep 22: Conjuring 2, Aquaman, Kickstarter 101 & More

This week on Secrets of the Sire we dove head first into Kickstarter for Comics craze with Mummy's Always Right creator Joe Mulvey. But first we posed the question: Can James Wan "conjure" up a cool Aquaman? Fresh off the heels of the box office smash that is Conjuring 2, Wan talked to UpRoxx about the challenge of directing Aquaman. Check out an excerpt from the podcast: "He talks to fish. That's his power. Of course the bar is set [...]

June 17th, 2016|

This Week On SoS: Taking The Kickstarter Plunge With Joe Mulvey

This week on Secrets of the Sire we dive head first into Kickstarter for Comics craze with Mummy's Always Right creator Joe Mulvey. He's currently rocking a successful campaign and he's going to give us the lowdown on what it takes to get funded. Plus: we go Spinning the Racks with him in studio to talk Conjuring 2, Aquaman, Ghostbusters and more! Want some quick Kickstarter Tips? Scroll below this guy's angry mug and see! 1) Have your Amazon Info [...]

June 14th, 2016|

SoS PODCAST Ep 21: My Wacky Week With A Real Housewife & Double Take Comics

I give you the behind-the-scenes of my wacky week that started at Wizard World Philadelphia, found me joining Ramona Singer, star of the Real Housewives Of New York, at Bravo Studios and finished up with Gabe Yocum, writer at Double Take Comics giving us the lowdown on Bill Jemas' new comic book company! Check out an excerpt from the podcast: "All I kept picturing, as I was pitching at Bravo TV, was George Costanza: 'It's about nothing!''Well maybe something happens?' [...]

June 10th, 2016|

This Week On SoS: My Adventures At Bravo TV & Double Take Comics Joins Us LIVE!

On this week's episode of Secrets of the Sire, I give you the behind-the-scenes of my exciting week! Ramona Singer, star of the Real Housewives Of New York, was gracious enough (along with her manager Lisa Taubes) to allow me the opportunity to work on some potential digital series at Bravo. I'll give you the inside dish on my adventure at NBC Studios! And I'd like to welcome Gabe Yocum from Double Take Comics as my guest as he gives [...]

June 8th, 2016|

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