Needless Things Podcast 109 – X-Men

May 26th, 2016
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PhantomTroublemaker, Beth, and Chad J. Shonk discuss Marvel’s MerryMutants – the X-Men!

Overthe years the corner of the Marvel Universe that was not occupied bythe Avengers has been a place of almost constant change. Evolution,one might say. Stan Lee and Jack Kirby started the adventures of theoriginal team of outcast teenagers back in 1963 and the moniker“X-Men” has included many different teams and characters sincethen.

Thepopularity of the mutants was such that Hollywood made them one ofthe first success stories of the comic book movie boom. We’ve beengetting movies with “X” in the title since 200, with wildlyvarying degrees of quality but almost universal success. The newestentry – X-Men:Apocalypse– comes out today and looks to be one of the most divisive entriesso far!

Listenin as Beth, Chad, and Phantom discuss the evolution of theirindividual X-Men fandom and the success – or lack thereof – ofthe various movie adaptations!

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Needless Things Podcast 108 – DC Comics Rebirth

May 19th, 2016
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Phantom Troublemaker and Mike Gordon discuss the past, present, and future of DC Comics, including the upcoming “Rebirth” event!

DC Comics has a history of enacting and embracing change. Not just in the status quo of its characters, but in the very context of the universe(s) those characters inhabit. From Crisis on Infinite Earths to the alternate worlds of Watchmen and Elseworlds to the Vertigo imprint, one of DC’s trademarks is change and diversity of vision.

Change is once again coming to the DC Universe in the form of “Rebirth”,an event that will alter the continuity in the hopes of attracting new readers and bringing lapsed fans back into the fold.

Listen in as Mike and Phantom talk about the legacy of DC Comics and their hopes for the future of the brand!

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Needless Things Podcast 107 – Mick Orton

May 13th, 2016
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PhantomTroublemaker talks to Mick Orton of The Silvers!

Inspiredby The Beatles at an early age, Mick Orton has been playing rock n’roll for over four decades. From touring the country playing bars androck clubs to recording albums via the magic of the internet, Mickhas never stopped playing. His new album with TheSilversis available on GenterineRecordsand features our pal, Ricky Zero from RadioCult!

Listenin as Phantom talks to Mick about life on the road, musicalinfluences, and the difficulties of being in a band that has membersin three different states!

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Thisepisode is also sponsored by the UnknownCaller Podcast.Unknown Caller is a podcast of anonymous stories told to a voicemailbox. Hear true stories. Tell true stories. You can also find UnknownCaller on Facebookand tumblr.
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Needless Things Podcast 106 – Happy Phantom

May 6th, 2016
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PhantomTroublemaker flies solo with a discussion of random dorkery includingGame ofThrones,Keanu,Six Flags Over Georgia, the Ghostbusters franchise and more!

Pressedfor time and exhausted from the ups and downs of everyday life,Phantom talks into the mic for an hour about a bevy of subjects.Listen in as he discusses what’s on his mind in a ramble thatranges across various topics!

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Thisepisode is sponsored by the DethPawedCast,hosted by Needless Things Irregular Sean Reid. Listen to the firstepisode to hear Sean, Arian, Chad, and Jason spew hot venom aboutBatman VSuperman!


Thisepisode is also sponsored by the UnknownCaller Podcast.Unknown Caller is a podcast of anonymous stories told to a voicemailbox. Hear true stories. Tell true stories. You can also find UnknownCaller on Facebookand tumblr.
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