Thursday, November 30, 2017

Five(ish) Fangirls Podcast Episode #164: New York Defenders




Trouble still brews in the boroughs of New York, and there are some reluctant heroes in town who might just save the day. Join us as we discuss the collection of seasons that make up the Netflix Marvel series: Daredevil, Jessica Jones, Luke Cage, Iron Fist, The Defenders and The Punisher. Rachel gives her recap of Starbase Indy. Plus news, include the end of Rachel's complaints about a certain trailer....

Netflix Marvel's The Defenders
 
Netflix Marvel's The Punisher

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Indiana Comic Con: Walter Jones (Zack in MMPR)
Planet Comicon: Jerome Flynn (Bronn on Game of Thrones) and Jason Momoa (Aquaman)

Chauncey's cy.PIPES system that was at Starbase Indy 
cy.PIPES on IndieGoGo 

Tuesday, November 21, 2017

Five(ish) Fangirls Episode #163: Only (In)human


Family issues are a common theme in comic book stories, and the story of the Inhumans is no exception. Join us as we discuss Marvel's attempt at adapting the Inhumans for TV.....spoilers, they tried, they really did. Plus a little bit of news and a fun announcement for those attending Starbase Indy.

Marvel's Inhumans

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Tuesday, November 14, 2017

Five(ish) Fangirls Episode #162: Ragnarok and Roll


There's trouble in Asgard, the goddess of death is out for vengeance. Can Thor, with is brother Loki; his friend from work, the Hulk; and new ally Valkyrie stop Ragnarok, the end of everything? Join us in this spoiler-filled review of the latest film in the Marvel Cinematic Universe, Thor: Ragnarok. We talk the good, the bad and downright hilarious! Plus news and your feedback!

Thor Ragnarok movie poster

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Gallifrey One: Steven Moffat
Planet Comicon: Matthew Lewis
Indiana Comic Con: Yaya Han and Matthew Lewis

Monday, November 6, 2017

Five(ish) Fangirls Episode #161: I Ain't Afraid Of No Shadow Monster


***Spoiler Alert*** Watch out because this episode is pure fuel! Join us as we dive back into the upside as we discuss Season 2 of 'Stranger Things'. Did the series suffer the dreaded "sophomore syndrome"? What do we think of the new characters? What about the addition of the series 'Beyond Stranger Things'? Plus news and your feedback!

Stranger Things Season 2

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-Planet Comicon: Alex Kingston
-Indiana Comic Con: Wallace Shawn

Tuesday, October 31, 2017

Five(ish) Fangirls Episode #160: Currently Vol. 2


What are we currently watching, reading, working on and more? Join us as we go around the virtual table and find out what we fangirls having going on right now. Be prepared for a few tangents and squee. Plus just a little bit of news, and Rachel gives her recap of this year's Doctoberfest at Who North America.


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Very British Problems 

Monday, October 23, 2017

Five(ish) Fangirls Episode #159: Into The Upside Down


Grab some Eggo waffles and some chocolate pudding, cause you're going to need your energy as we enter the Upside Down. Join us as we look at the first season of the Netflix sensation 'Stranger Things' and speculate about upcoming S2. Plus just a little bit of news.

Stranger Things

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Tuesday, October 17, 2017

Five(ish) Fangirls Episode #158: A Whole New Realm


Everything is different yet still so familiar, an accurate description for both this new season of 'Once Upon a Time' and this week's podcast. Join us a we talk Season 7 of 'Once Upon a Time' aka 'The Adventures of Henry Mills', expect our usual tangents and squee but with the occasional input from Tiny and even a Skype gremlin attack! Plus Rachel gives her recap of meeting Caitlin Blackwood (aka young Amy Pond) at Who North America along with an interview with Caitlin!

  ONCE UPON A TIME – “Hyperion Heights” – As “Once Upon a Time” returns to ABC for its seventh season, FRIDAY, OCTOBER 6 (8:00-9:00 p.m. EDT), on the ABC Television Network, the residents of the enchanted forest face their greatest challenge yet as the Evil Queen, Captain Hook and Rumpelstiltskin join forces with a grown-up Henry Mills and his daughter Lucy on an epic quest to bring hope to their world and ours. (ABC/Eike Schroter) ANDREW J. WEST, DANIA RAMIREZ
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Caitlin Blackwood and Rachel
Caitlin Blackwood and Rachel
Caitlin and her boyfriend
Marie and Rachel
The Who North America Crew
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Monday, October 9, 2017

Five(ish) Fangirls Episode #157: Friendship Is Magic


Alright everypony, time to gather round for today's friendship lesson! Join us, along with special guest Beth from The Crafty Nerd, as we discuss the phenomenon that is My Little Pony: Friendship Is Magic. We get tangental, and possibly a bit deep into why this fandom has grown to the size and reach that it has, without any signs of slowing down. Plus we bring back the news!

My Little Pony: Friendship Is Magic

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Convention news
Planet Comic Con: Amy Jo Johnson (Power Rangers), Michael Rooker (Guardians of the Galaxy), Mark Sheppard (Supernatural)

News from NYCC

Monday, October 2, 2017

Five(ish) Fangirls Episode #156: The Wisdom of Walt


What do you know about Walt Disney? Or the history of Disneyland? Did you know much of Disney's history contains life lessons that you can apply to your own life to achieve your dreams and goals? Join us as we talk to author Jeff Barnes about his books "The Wisdom of Walt: Leadership Lessons from the Happiest Place on Earth" and "Beyond the Wisdom of Walt: Life Lessons from the Most Magical Place on Earth" as he touches upon some of these lessons, along with a few personal anecdotes and maybe a Disney food reference or two (would you expect anything less from us?) No news this week, but there is an important announcement at the beginning of the show. (If you want to go straight to the show, jump ahead about 11 minutes)

Dr. Disneyland Jeff Barnes

Jeff Barnes: The Wisdom of Walt
Ohio Who with  Terry Molloy and Caitlin Blackwood
Caitlin Blackwood at Who North America

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Saturday, September 30, 2017

#31DaysOfWholloween


If you're new, every year we do a photo challenge in October called the "31 Days Of Wholloween" 

The premise is simple, each day there is a prompt. You post a picture  related to that day's prompt on whatever social media platform you want  (Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, Tumblr, etc) and use the hashtag  #31daysofWholloween You can get your pictures from wherever, and you can  join and an play along as much or as little as you like. If you miss a  day, you can catch up if you like, or just jump back in. Remember, this  is supposed to be fun, so we hope you join in!

*Unless the prompt is specific to a certain part of the Doctor Who  universe, you can answer from any part of Doctor Who including the TV  series (classic and new), comic books, Big Finish and spin-offs.

Have fun and we'll see you on the social medias on October 1st!

Monday, September 25, 2017

Five(ish) Fangirls Episode #155: As You Wish


Inconceivable! The epic romantic-fantasy-comedy The Princess Bride is 30 years old. Join us as we discuss this cult classic, from our personal experience to behind-the-scenes factoids you might have not known. Plus quite a bit of news and some end-of-the-month housekeeping.

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The Princess Bride

Carole Ann Ford has to cancel her appearance at Time Eddy III
Trailer for The Punisher S1
HBO will film multiple endings to Game of Thrones

The Princess Bride-What's The Difference

Wednesday, September 20, 2017

*CONTEST CLOSED* Win a FREE Ticket To Kokomo-Con 2017!


Thanks to Jackie for letting us know you won't be able to attend. Congrats to our new winner, Eric!

Congrats to the winner, Jackie Brady! Have fun at the show!

*We've extended the entry time an additional week to give folks more time to enter!

Next month is the return of Kokomo-Con! This single-day event will be happening on October 14th from 10am-6pm at the Kokomo Event & Conference Center. While this is a small, one-day show, it's still full of many of the things you'd expect from a convention: a cosplay contest (which I, Rachel, was a judge for the adults last year), toy and comic vendors, food, and special guests! This year's Guest of Honor is comic writer John Ostrander (Suicide Squad, Aquaman, Deadpool, Star Wars, among others). There will also be a charity auction, which last year raised $1400 for the Kokomo Humane Society! This year's charity auction will raise money for the Kokomo Humane Society and the Excelsior Scholarship Program.

Unfortunately I won't be able to attend Kokomo-Con again this year, as it's the same weekend of Time Lord Expo. But, we wanted to offer YOU a chance to attend Kokomo-Con for FREE! We're giving away 1 pass (a $10 value) that will available for you at Will Call the day of the con.

-The contest will run through 12:00AM EST on October 8th.
-The winner will be notified in any/every way we can (Facebook messanger/email/Twitter). If we do not hear back from the winner within 24 hours, a new winner will be chosen.
-The winner will receive 1 pass to Kokomo-Con 2017. If you can't attend, please do not enter so that those who can attend get a chance at winning.
-Winner's name will be provided to Kokomo-Con and the pass will be available at "Will Call" when you attend the con.

Have fun! Good luck! Share with your friends! And make sure to send us a picture or two from the con!

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Check out Rachel's recap of last year's Kokomo-Con here on episode #110.




Disclaimer: This is a contest, with a prize offered by Kokomo-Con, in order to help promote their upcoming show. The Five(ish) Fangirls have not been compensated in any way, and all opinions are our own.

Monday, September 11, 2017

Five(ish) Fangirls Episode #154: Fall/Winter Fandom Preview


There's still a few months left in 2017, so we take this week to do a bit of a "round table" discussion and talk about the shows/movies/events that we're looking forward to that take place between now and the year's end. We tangent (quite a bit!) and squee (of course!) and rant (soapboxes at the ready!). Plus news, some of which also leads into a few tangents and rants.



Convention announcements:
-Kansas City Comic Con: Karan Ashley, Walter E Jones (Power Rangers)


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Monday, August 28, 2017

Five(ish) Fangirls Episode #153: Fire And Ice


*SPOILERS & SMALL EARS ALERT!*

The S7 finale of Game of Thrones has arrived. A meeting of major players occurs in King's Landing, but it doesn't go quite the way everyone expected. And in the north, another player's time in the game comes to a end, while the Night King and the army of the dead make a BIG move. Join us as we review the final two episodes of the season and also make some predictions for S8.

Plus news, including a big guest announcement for Time Lord Expo. Rachel gives her recap of this year's Indy Disney Meet and Indiana Toy & Comic Expo. And Chrissy returns with our newest little listener!


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Convention news:
-Kansas City Comic Con: A slew of “Super” guests Aaron Smolinski (Toddler Clark Kent), Jeff East (Young Clark Kent), Jack O’Halloran (Non), Sarah Douglas (Ursa), Margot Kidder (Lois Lane) 
-Time Lord Expo: Paul McGann has to cancel, but we’re getting Michelle Gomez in his place!


Tuesday, August 22, 2017

Five(ish) Fangirls Episode #152: Controlled Chaos


Gen Con 50 is now in the books, and once again the "Greatest Four Days In Gaming" was packed full of fun things to do. Join us as Rachel gives her recap of this year's con, and give a listen to the interviews she conducted as well.

Interviews:
49:15 David Reid of MetaArcade
1:00:00 Liz Danforth: Artist and Designer
1:10:35 Rick Loomis of Flying Buffalo
1:34:43 Buy The Rights
2:11:36 Chris and Dan of Modiphius Entertainment





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Comedy legend Jerry Lewis dies at 91