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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|

SoS PODCAST Ep 20: Hail Hydra? Haiiiiil NO! We Take On Hydra Cap

What better way to celebrate Memorial Day than by making Captain America a Nazi? Or as many keyboard muscles bound internet thugs like to believe, Nick Spencer’s decision to make Captain America a Nazi. But is it as controversial as people think? And if it's a gimmick - is that such a bad thing if it gets people reading comics? We talk about all of that with our guest, columnist Marc Lombardi! Check out an excerpt from the podcast: "While [...]

June 3rd, 2016|

This Week On SoS: Hail Hydra? Say It Ain’t So Cap…Well, Maybe

Ok, unless you've been living under a rock you've heard about the controversial Nick Spencer written Hydra Captain America story that's been making waves throughout the industry. But is it as controversial as people think? And if it's a gimmick - is that such a bad thing if it gets people reading comics? Sure, the majority of outrage (and death threats apparently) are coming from folks who don't actually READ the comic, but speaking from experience, whatever gets butts in [...]

May 31st, 2016|

SoS PODCAST Ep 19: Are We One Hashtag Away From Gay Captain America?

Captain America's had quite the week! On our latest episode of Secrets of the Sire we welcomed Social Media expert Brian Bish to discuss the impact hashtag campaigns like #GiveCaptainAmericaABoyfriend and #GiveElsaAGirlfriend are having on our movies. Check out an excerpt from the podcast: "Which brings us to the latest movement on full display for all the world to download. The #GiveElsaAGirlfriend. And the newest which only just materialized over the past 48 hours: #GiveCaptainAmericaABoyfriend. And an article I posted [...]

May 27th, 2016|

This Week On SoS: Is The World Ready For Gay Star Wars?

The world's gone gay! But what about a galaxy far, far away? With a recent rumored relationship between two prominent male Star Wars characters squashed by actor John Boyega, it begs the question: when, if ever will we see a gay romance portrayed in any prominent Disney owned superhero/sci-fi movie franchise? Recently, I wrote an article addressing the rumor that Poe and Finn might have struck up more than a bromance, after a proposed Rey and Finn relationship was also [...]

May 25th, 2016|

SoS PODCAST Ep 18: Can Ben Affleck & Geoff Johns Save The DC Movie Universe?

Ben Affleck & Geoff Johns now have prominent roles at the top of DC Films. But after ‘Batman V Superman’ bombed, can this Dynamic Duo undo the damage Zack Snyder has wrought? Or will Suicide Squad crash and burn come August? 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 [...]

May 20th, 2016|

This Week On SoS: Can Ben Affleck & Geoff Johns Save The DC Movie Universe?

UPDATE: Just in time for tonight's show! Geoff Johns Atop DCEU After ‘Batman V Superman’ Bomb – Can He Undo Zack Snyder’s Damage? Read the full article here: http://www.inquisitr.com/3108257/geoff-johns-atop-dceu-after-batman-v-superman-bomb-can-he-undo-zack-snyders-damage/ Check out my latest article on Inquisitr about the moves Warner Bros. is making behind the scenes, anointing Ben Affleck as the new Executive Producer on Justice League. Click here to read how Ben Affleck can save the day via Inquisitr You can also read about the fall out [...]

May 17th, 2016|

Billy Corgan, Free Speech And How PC America Is Leading Us Straight Into ‘1984’

Smashing Pumpkins' front man Billy Corgan made headlines this week for his so-called "rant" against Donald Trump protestors and Bernie Sanders supporters. And while anyone who actually watched his 30-minute appearance on Infowars would argue he was actually opening up the discussion on free speech in America, the Internet quickly cut-and-paste a few choice words into click-bait gold and suddenly Corgan became the Donald Trump-loving libertarian that's complaining because he's not allowed to use the N-Word (yes that was an [...]

May 16th, 2016|

SoS PODCAST Ep 17: ‘Captain America: Civil War’: Our Spoiler Free Review

We break down Captain America: Civil War. We give our Spoiler-Free review - is this the best Marvelverse movie of all time? Where does Civil War rank among the Marvel movies to date? And how does it compare to DC's Batman v Superman? Is Civil War THAT much better? And what's the one common flaw they BOTH share. All this and more for or first PrimeTime show! As always you can listen above or download us on iTunes and now [...]

May 13th, 2016|

LISTEN LIVE: Secrets of the Sire in PRIMETIME – Tonight 8:30pm TalkingAlternative.com

Listen to Secrets of the Sire LIVE in PRIMETIME: TalkingAlternative.com TONIGHT: 8:30pm ET! Join the Secrets of the Sire Radio Hour as we break down Captain America: Civil War. We give our Spoiler-Free review - is this the best Marvelverse movie of all time? Where does Civil War rank among the Marvel movies to date? And how does it compare to DC's Batman v Superman? All this and more for or first PrimeTime show! Call In: (877) 480-4120 live on [...]

May 11th, 2016|

SoS PODCAST Ep 16: ‘Captain America: Civil War’: How Marvel Got The Politics All Wrong

Captain America: Civil War is upon us! Are you #teamcap? Or #teamironman? Did you know you're probably on the wrong side no matter what? That's because Marvel royally screwed up the politics in the original Civil War. We dove into all of that, described how the movie universe got it right and gave our predictions for what is sure to be the movie event of the summer with the gang from BadCoyoteFunky And that's not all! Join Secrets of the [...]

May 9th, 2016|

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