Monday, April 25, 2016

Episode 12 - The Rise of Female Superheroes in Comics, SciFi & Pop Culture

We talked with Jenny Stiven about the recent rise in the past 5 years or more of female lead roles in comics and film adaptations of superheroes. The podcast welcomes Austin Burke to the hosting role, and we break down our top 10 list of female superheroes.

Also, rumors have been circulating for years surrounding the rise of a female leader role on BBC's Doctor Who. With the reboot of Marvel and DC comics recently, we're also seeing a rise in heroines owning the superhero role.

What are your thoughts on seeing more and more female superheroes step up to the leading roles? Leave your comments below, or call into to our POPX hotline at 850-417-POPX (7679).

Thursday, April 14, 2016

Episode 11 - RetroBlasting with 80’s Pop Culture, Cartoons, Restoring Toys & Games

We talk with Michael French from RetroBlasting about their awesome retro restoration of vintage 1980's toys and games. Michael shares his passion for finding and restoring many of the old toys from his childhood and beyond. Be sure to visit for more details.

RetroBlasting researches and analyzes all things retro, from old school to reboots, always with a sense of humor. They put everything from Atari to Transformers under the microscope with the goal of deconstructing the properties and letting you see them in a new light. They pride themselves on being an independent and honest voice that doesn’t pull punches when reviewing toys, cartoons, movies, comics, and geek culture.

Thursday, April 7, 2016

Episode 10 - Rise of Comics in Pop Culture - A History Lesson Part 1

Joe and Dan go on a journey to the historic roots of comic books in pop culture. From the Great Depression, to the anti-hero mob bosses of the days, America was demanding a hero who stood for truth and justice. They found those heroes in pulp comics of the time.

We discuss our own influences from our first memories with comics, and reflect on how those moments shaped our lives today. Also, POPX now has a Spotify Playlist that you can listen to with some of our favorite songs from our pre-show.

Monday, April 4, 2016

Episode 9 - Batman V Superman Official Review - Spoiler Alert

On tonight's episode, we break down high and low points of Batman V Superman : Dawn of Justice. We dissect what worked in the film, and what didn't, as well as discuss some of our favorite moments from Zack Snyder's film. We wrap up the POPX contest, and listen to this week's "Fan of the Week: Red5mom."