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Shane Plays

It's a great time to be a geek! Shane Plays is a journey into the things we love... games, comic books, movies, TV, books... you name it. The world respectfully requests -- NAY DEMANDS! -- a show that supports and encourages geekdom in all of it's splendor! This podcast is made from the live Shane Plays radio show that airs on Saturdays at 1 PM Central on 96.5 FM The Answer in Little Rock, AR. It may also be listened to live online at http://965fmtheanswer.com and the Tune In Radio and iHeart radio apps.
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Now displaying: August, 2017
Aug 29, 2017

Marvel Legacy is already off on the wrong foot as Marvel does retailers wrong; The RPG X-Card grinds Shane's gears; Defenders TV discussion. Friends of the show William Brackeen and comedian Michael Brown join.

Podcast version of the live Shane Plays geek talk radio show from 8/26/2017

Shane Plays airs on Saturdays at 1:05 PM Central on 96.5 FM The Answer in Little Rock. It can also be heard online at http://965fmtheanswer.com. Call in at 501-823-0965 or tweet @ShanePlays during the show!

Like what you hear?
Support Shane Plays Radio on Patreon!
https://www.patreon.com/shaneplays

Shane Plays is carried on Krypton Radio!
Krypton Radio is SciFi for your Wifi.
http://kryptonradio.com/

Listen to the Shane Plays podcast on iTunes, Google Play Music and Stitcher (and other fine, fine podcast directories) after the live show.

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NEWS ITEMS

Michael Brown’s web series Everything’s OK nominated for a Streamy!
https://www.streamys.org/nominees-winners/7th-annual-nominees/
(he plays the disembodied head of Orson Wells, natch)

The Tick season 1 is out on Amazon https://www.amazon.com/Pilot/dp/B01J776HVW/ref=sr_1_1?s=instant-video&ie=UTF8&qid=1503767423&sr=1-1&keywords=the+tick

Jonathan Hickman Confirms Marvel Cancelled Fantastic Four Over Fallout With Fox | Bleeding Cool
https://www.bleedingcool.com/2017/08/05/jonathan-hickman-confirms-marvel-cancelled-fantastic-four-fox/

Big Bang Comics Drops Marvel Lenticular Orders – and 70 Other Stores May Follow | ComicsBeat
http://www.comicsbeat.com/big-bang-comics-drops-marvel-lenticular-orders-and-70-other-stores-may-follow/

'Possibly the first boycotter without even realizing it.' MICHAEL TIERNEY OF COLLECTOR’S EDITION/THE COMIC BOOK STORE ON MARVEL’S LENTICULAR COVERS | ICv2
https://icv2.com/articles/talk-back/view/38306/michael-tierney-collectors-edition-the-comic-book-store-marvels-lenticular-covers

Comic Store Owners Refusing to Carry ‘Marvel Legacy’ Issues | The Hollywood Reporter
http://www.hollywoodreporter.com/heat-vision/comic-store-owners-announce-they-wont-offer-marvel-legacy-issues-1032851

Two More Well Known Retailers Join The Marvel Legacy Lenticular Dropout – Jetpack Comics And Jesse James’ Comics | Bleeding Cool
https://www.bleedingcool.com/2017/08/25/two-retailers-marvel-legacy-lenticular-dropout-jetpack-comics-jesse-james/

Industry In Revolt As More Retailers Boycott Marvel Lenticular Covers | Bleeding Cool
https://www.bleedingcool.com/2017/08/23/industry-revolt-retailers-boycott-marvel-lenticular-covers/

The RPG X-Card by John Stavropoulos (Google Doc)
https://www.facebook.com/ChristIsKingNowandForever/posts/10156157736142289?comment_id=10156157806222289&notif_t=feed_comment&notif_id=1504021466830535

Aug 22, 2017

Highlights: Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles co-creator Kevin Eastman on his Drawing Blood graphic novel Kickstarter; Geek news with friend of the show Stuart Berryhill.

Podcast version of the live Shane Plays geek talk radio show from 8/19/2017

Shane Plays airs on Saturdays at 1:05 PM Central on 96.5 FM The Answer in Little Rock. It can also be heard online at http://965fmtheanswer.com. Call in at 501-823-0965 or tweet @ShanePlays during the show!

Like what you hear?
Support Shane Plays Radio on Patreon!
https://www.patreon.com/shaneplays

Shane Plays is carried on Krypton Radio!
Krypton Radio is SciFi for your Wifi.
http://kryptonradio.com/

Listen to the Shane Plays podcast on iTunes, Google Play Music and Stitcher (and other fine, fine podcast directories) after the live show.

SHOW NOTES

NEWS ITEMS

THE RIFFTRAX GUYS DISCUSS TACKLING A DOCTOR WHO CLASSIC | Nerdist
http://nerdist.com/rifftrax-doctor-who-interview/

'Deadpool' Director Tim Miller to Adapt 'Neuromancer' for Fox | The Hollywood Reporter
http://www.hollywoodreporter.com/heat-vision/deadpool-director-tim-miller-adapt-neuromancer-fox-1028185

Neil Gaiman’s Good Omens Casts David Tennant, Michael Sheen | ComingSoon.net
http://www.comingsoon.net/tv/news/879475-neil-gaimans-good-omens-casts-david-tennant-michael-sheen

Star Wars Obi-Wan Kenobi Movie Confirmed to Be In Development | ComicBook.com
http://comicbook.com/starwars/2017/08/17/star-wars-obi-wan-kenobi-movie-confirmed/

Star Wars Boba Fett and Yoda Movies Confirmed To Be In Development | ComicBook.com
http://comicbook.com/starwars/2017/08/17/star-wars-boba-fett-yoda-movie-standalones/

Jabba The Hutt Star Wars Movie In Development | ComicBook.com
http://comicbook.com/starwars/2017/08/18/star-wars-jabba-the-hutt-spinoff-in-development/

The Original Ending To Steven Spielberg's E.T. Involved a Game of DUNGEONS & DRAGONS | GeekTyrant
https://geektyrant.com/news/the-original-ending-to-steven-spielbergs-et-involved-a-game-of-dungeons-dragons

GUEST: KEVIN EASTMAN

From Wikipedia:
Kevin Eastman is an American comic book artist and writer, best known as the co-creator alongside Peter Laird of the Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles.Eastman is also the previous editor and current publisher of the magazine Heavy Metal.

Drawing Blood Kickstarter:
https://www.kickstarter.com/projects/2073065927/kevin-eastmans-drawing-blood-vol-1-a-graphic-novel?ref=discovery'

Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles' Co-Creator Turns to Kickstarter for Comic Book Tell-All | The Hollywood Reporter
http://www.hollywoodreporter.com/heat-vision/teenage-mutant-ninja-turtles-creator-turns-kickstarter-comic-book-tell-all-1026762

 

Aug 15, 2017

Highlights: D&D and RPG authors and historians Michael Witwer and Jon Peterson ponder what the hobby and pop culture would look like today if D&D had never been published.

Podcast version of the live Shane Plays geek talk radio show from 8/12/2017

Shane Plays airs on Saturdays at 1:05 PM Central on 96.5 FM The Answer in Little Rock. It can also be heard online at http://965fmtheanswer.com. Call in at 501-823-0965 or tweet @ShanePlays during the show!

Like what you hear?
Support Shane Plays Radio on Patreon!
https://www.patreon.com/shaneplays

Shane Plays is carried on Krypton Radio!
Krypton Radio is SciFi for your Wifi.
http://kryptonradio.com/

Listen to the Shane Plays podcast on iTunes, Google Play Music and Stitcher (and other fine, fine podcast directories) after the live show.

SHOW NOTES

NEWS ITEMS

Book Deals: Week of August 7, 2017 | Publishers Weekly
(Dungeons & Dragons: A Visual History announcement)
https://www.publishersweekly.com/pw/by-topic/industry-news/book-deals/article/74416-book-deals-week-of-august-7-2017.html

See the D&D Draft at the Gen Con Museum | Playing at the World
http://playingattheworld.blogspot.com/2017/07/see-d-draft-at-gen-con-museum.html 

TOPIC: WHAT IF D&D HAD NEVER BEEN PUBLISHED?!?

WHAT IF D&D HAD NEVER BEEN PUBLISHED?! That's the topic this week as we're joined by D&D / RPG authors and historians Michael Witwer (Empire of the Imagination) and Jon Peterson (Playing at the World) to discuss the impact on RPGs and pop culture in general if this alternate history had unfolded!

Empire of the Imagination: Gary Gygax and the Birth of Dungeons & Dragons by Michael Witwer
https://www.amazon.com/Empire-Imagination-Gygax-Dungeons-Dragons/dp/1632862794/

Playing at the World by Jon Peterson
https://www.amazon.com/Playing-at-World-Jon-Peterson/dp/0615642047

Aug 8, 2017

Highlights: It's a Geek News Tsunami with friend of the show Neale Carter!

Podcast version of the live Shane Plays geek talk radio show from 8/5/2017

Shane Plays airs on Saturdays at 1:05 PM Central on 96.5 FM The Answer in Little Rock. It can also be heard online at http://965fmtheanswer.com. Call in at 501-823-0965 or tweet @ShanePlays during the show!

Like what you hear?
Support Shane Plays Radio on Patreon!
https://www.patreon.com/shaneplays

Shane Plays is carried on Krypton Radio!
Krypton Radio is SciFi for your Wifi.
http://kryptonradio.com/

Listen to the Shane Plays podcast on iTunes, Google Play Music and Stitcher (and other fine, fine podcast directories) after the live show.

SHOW NOTES

NEWS ITEMS

George A. Romero, 'Night of the Living Dead' creator, dies at 77 | L.A. Times
http://www.latimes.com/entertainment/movies/la-me-george-romero-20170716-story.html

The Dark Tower 18% on Rotten Tomatoes (63% audience score)
https://www.rottentomatoes.com/m/the_dark_tower_2017

The Tick live action series launches on Amazon Prime August 25th | ComicBook.com
http://comicbook.com/tv-shows/2017/04/26/the-tick-amazon-release-date/

Classic Lego Voltron approved for production via Lego Ideas program
https://ideas.lego.com/projects/f9eb3ff9-eff8-42e1-85a5-b7e1107bfedb/official_comments

The First Official DC Comics / Marvel Crossover In A Very Long Time Is For #MakeMineMilkshake | Bleeding Cool
https://www.bleedingcool.com/2017/08/01/dc-comics-marvel-crossover-milkshake/

Stabbed seven times after a Magic: The Gathering fight | Geek Native
https://www.geeknative.com/59601/stabbed-seven-times-magic-gathering-fight/

Star Trek Continues Episode 09 is out! "What Ships Are For" https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=3VEZH8bqytA

STAR TREK CONTINUES revises the RELEASE DATES for its final two episodes!| Fan Film Factor
https://fanfilmfactor.com/2017/07/29/star-trek-continues-revises-the-release-dates-for-its-final-two-episodes/

Discovery May Be An Official Star Trek Show, But The Orville Could Wind Up The Truer One | Gizmodo
https://www.gizmodo.com.au/2017/07/discovery-may-be-an-official-star-trek-show-but-the-orville-could-wind-up-the-truer-one/

Ben Affleck Reportedly Signs Up For DCEU's Batman Trilogy And A Future 'Batman Beyond' Adaptation | Movie Pilot
https://moviepilot.com/p/ben-affleck-signs-up-for-a-new-batman-trilogy-batman-beyond/4336101

There's an Easter Egg Hidden in the Ready Player One Movie Logo | io9
http://io9.gizmodo.com/theres-an-easter-egg-hidden-in-the-ready-player-one-mov-1797395680

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