This episode starts off with the guys attempting to dissect the public’s fascination with villains, devolving speedily into what doesn’t work about the Todd Phillips film Joker. Here there be SPOILERS, so beware.
The guys once again return to a previous topic with professional help, this week in the form of Author and Romance Storytelling Specialist Nancy Northcott!
Comic Books, Anime Properties and Video Games all have one thing in common: Good and bad movie adaptations. In this episode, the guys discuss what adaptations require, what defines an adaptation in the first place, and where the trend of adaptations are heading for the future.
The following is recorded audio from Donovan’s presentation at BGSU’s Pop Culture Conference, celebrating Batman’s 80th Anniversary.
Donovan returns from the Batman 80th Anniversary Pop Culture Conference in Bowling Green State University and talks with Harry about media criticism and fandom. How do fans become proper critics, where does that take their fandom, nay, their sanity? Why do WE do this?
In this episode the guys return to Japan, discussing their exposure to anime, its writing trends compared to American fiction, and what they take away from both anime and Japanese video games.
In addition to the weekly series of QnoA eps, the guys have been appearing in other shows as well!