Sunday, July 27, 2014

Five(ish) Fangirls Episode #8: It's Fandom Christmas!

It's that Most Wonderful Time of the Year on the geek calendar! Yes, San Diego Comic-Con was in full swing this weekend and there was PLENTY of goodness on display from panels to announcements to trailers and all manner of fannish shenanigans! While the Fangirls were not in attendance in San Diego, we still found lots to talk about and squee over from what we did get to see online. We all had our favorite things - what were some of yours? (leave us a comment!)

Also - general not-SDCC related news, including other convention announcements and Doctor Who news (which, DW was not at SDCC, instead gearing up for their Worldwide Whirlwind Tour).

Non-SDCC News:
Matt Smith, Karen Gillan, and Arthur Darvill special event at Fan Expo Canada
- ABC is casting another Frozen character in Once Upon a Time (it's not Olaf, sorry)
- First official promo image of Elsa and Kristoff in Once
- "Weird" Al Yankovic's Mandatory Fun hits #1 on Billboard charts
- Pirates of the Caribbean 5 gets a release date for July 2017
- Doctor Who, Series 8 premiere "Deep Breath" to be shown in movie theaters around the world
- Hobbit director Peter Jackson still in consideration for directing an episode of Doctor Who
- Steven Moffat's teasers for each Series 8 episode (Minor Spoilers!)

San Diego Comic-Con Roundup:
- 24: Live Another Day panel featuring star Kiefer Sutherland and executive producer Jon Cassar
- Toy Story That Time Forgot ABC special details revealed
- Jeff Bridges and Lois Lowry discuss The Giver movie at SDCC panel
- Korra isn't canceled! (well, that's a relief) Moving to digital release instead
   - Other coverage of The Legend of Korra panel (SECRET TUNNEL!) panel video here (minus exclusive footage)
- Firefly cast will reunite for online video game
- Marvel's Agents of SHIELD and Agent Carter panel recap
- Once Upon a Time cast and creators panel, Season 4 teasers galore, a behind the scenes "look" at the writer's room, video message from Ginnifer Goodwin (with special surprise cameo)
   - Jennifer Morrison at Nerd HQ's Badass Women panel (for some reason the YouTube link starts in the middle of the panel, just rewind it)
   - Colin O'Donoghue at the TV Guide Fan Favorites Panel: Part 1, Part 2
- Marvel Movie News:
    - Release dates announced (no titles yet, contrary to our fangirl-squee-fueled Facebook page)
    - More panel coverageGuardians of the Galaxy 2 announced, Avengers: Age of Ultron to be released May 1, 2015, Josh Brolin is playing Thanos, Robert Downey, Jr. knows how to work a crowd

Download this episode (mp3):

Become a supporter on Patreon:

Wednesday, July 23, 2014

Become a sponsor of the Five(ish) Fangirls!

We've had several people approach us about ways to support the show, and after some research into different options, you can now become a sponsor of the Five(ish) Fangirls Podcast on Patreon!

Patreon logo

Want to know more at Patreon? You can read their FAQ here!

Monday, July 7, 2014

Five(ish) Fangirls Episode #5: Spoilers!

This week's podcast is all about Spoilers, Sweetie! What constitutes a spoiler, how do you avoid them, is there such a thing as a "good" spoiler? The discussion is as wide and varied as the internet!

Also - news of note, including casting announcements and trailers and new developments in the Sherlock fandom!

News Items Discussed
- Once Upon a Time casting news - Part 1, Part 2 (SPOILERS for Season 3!)
- Sherlock Christmas Special and Series 4 Announced
- The Doctor Who World Tour Begins in Cardiff on August 7 with a special screening of "Deep Breath"
Doctor Who Season 8 teaser:
- Voice Cast for the new Sailor Moon English Dub Announced
BONUS: The Mary Sue's discussion of the history of Sailor Moon and associated fandom - Part 1, Part 2, Part 3

Download this episode (mp3):

Our blog:
Twitter: @fiveishfangirls