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The Fantastic Forum Podcast

The award-winning, Washington, DC based television series is now a radio show and podcast! Host Ulysses Campbell has a panel of guests each week to discuss comics, science fiction, fantasy, horror and their related multimedia. Plus interviews and event coverage. It's a geek world and we're livin' in it!

On Location from Escape Velocity 2019

On location from The Museum of Science Fiction Escape Velocity convention. Ulie and GGR's Mike Lunsford and MC Brooks talk with Charles Hildebrandt, producer/writer Morgan Grendel and actress Gigi Edgley.

Originally aired on WERA 96.7 FM on May 25, 2019.

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FF Movie Review - MIB International

The official, SPOILER FREE review of the new movie from Columbia Pictures, "Men in Black: International," starring Tessa Thompson and Chris Hemsworth from the Saturday, June 15, 2019 episode of Fantastic Forum on WERA 96.7 FM in Arlington, VA.  

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May 4 2019 - Avengers: Endgame Discussion

Ulie and panelists Sherin Nicole, Brandon Troy and Julian Lytle discuss the latest, greatest movie from Marvel Studios, Avengers: Endgame.  Featuring the official FF review of the movie.  WARNING: There be spoilers here!

Original air date May 4 2019 on 96.7 FM WERA.

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April 20 2019 - Conversation With the Writers of "The Underfoot: The Mighty Deep"

Ulie talks with co-writers Emily S. Whitten and Ben Fisher of, "The Underfoot: The Mighty Deep," the new graphic novel from Lion Forge press.  Follow the valiant Hamster Aquatic Mercenaries in their quest for survival in a dangerous, post-apocalyptic world. 

Original air date April 20 2019 on WERA 96.7 FM.

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April 13 2019 - Star Wars IX: The Rise of Skywalker Trailer Discussion

Ulie and panelists Roberto Ortiz, Emily Whitten, Mike Lunsford and Steve Monnich discuss the trailer for, "Star Wars Episode IX: The Rise of Skywalker," and all things Star Wars in this special crossover with The Great Geek Refuge.

Original air date April 13 2019 on WERA 96.7 FM.

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March 23 2019 - Shazam! The Original Captain Marvel

Ulie, Drew Bittner and Cartoon Art Museum curator, Andrew Farago, discuss the original Captain Marvel aka Shazam in this special episode devoted to the classic comics character.  The panel talks about the amazing popularity of Captain Marvel, the lawsuit from National Comics Publications that led to the character's demise as well as his revival in the 1970's.  

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March 9 2019 - Captain Marvel Review and Discussion

Ulie and panelists Sherin Nicole, Drew Bittner, Emily Whitten and Phillip Jean Pierre discuss the latest movie release from Marvel Studios, "Captain Marvel."  The panel talks about the early fan reaction as well as the movie itself.  Warning: CONTAINS SPOILERS!  Featuring the official FF review.

Original air date March 9, 2019 on WERA 96.7 FM.

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February 16 2019 - FF Exclusive Interview with Dr. James Thorne

Ulie talks with space scientist, engineer and musician, Dr. James Thorne. Dr. Thorne shares information about his upcoming television series, "Space Quest with Dr. Jim," and performs two songs from his musical albums.

Original air date February 16, 2019 on WERA 96.7 FM.

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Aquaman Review and Discussion

Ulie and panelists Julian Lytle and Brandon Troy discuss Aquaman, the movie and comic book character from DC Comics. Featuring the official, spoiler free review of, "Aquaman," which opened nationwide on December 21, 2018.  

Original air date, December 22, 2018 on 96.7 WERA FM.

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December 8 2018 - FF Exclusive Interviews with Tim Rose and Herb Trimpe

We delve into the vault for these special, never before heard interviews from the FF archives! Puppeteer Tim Rose, who performed such timeless characters as Salacious Crumb, Howard the Duck and Admiral Ackbar talks with Ulie about his career and the art and science of animatronics. And, in his final FF interview, legendary comics illustrator, the late Herb Trimpe, talks about being the first artist to draw Wolverine in a comic book as well as his work on The Hulk, G.I. Joe, Transformers and Rom the Space Knight.

Original air date December 8, 2018 on 96.7 WERA FM.

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