Posts Tagged ‘star wars’



Legendary science fiction author Alan Dean Foster joins me to talk about his time in the world of Star Trek adapting the animated series into prose, bringing Power Records stories to life, and developing the story for Star Trek: The Motion Picture. PLUS – we’ll spend some time in a galaxy far, far away to talk about ghost writing the original Star Wars novelization, writing the follow-up adventure Splinter of the Mind’s Eye, and I’ll get Alan’s thoughts on the latest Star Wars sequels!
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Date: September 24, 2020







Actor Greg Ellis drops by to talk about his new podcast The Respondent, his roles in epics like Titanic and Pirates of the Caribbean, soaring through the stars in Star Trek, and his incredible body of voiceover work, including his latest – Mr. Mind in DC Lego Shazam!
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Date: August 6, 2020







Actor, director, producer Robin Atkin Downes is my guest in the Lair! Robin talks about his early live action roles in shows like Buffy and Babylon 5, and hundreds of voice roles in tv shows, feature films, and video games like Doomsday, Abomination, and Manchester Black from Superman vs. the Elite!
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Date: August 1, 2020







Continuing my look at the final season of Marvel’s Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D. with two of the stars of the series, Ming-Na Wen and Natalia Cordova-Buckley!
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Date: July 15, 2020







Vanessa Marshall, one of the most prolific voice actors in Hollywood, is hangin’ out in the Lair this week! We’re talking about roles in the Star Wars universe in Rebels and Clone Wars, her work for Marvel as Black Widow, Gamora, and Mary Jane Watson, and taking on the iconic role of Wonder Woman in many DC projects including Superman: Red Son!
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Date: May 23, 2020







Like a leaf on the wind, Firefly star Alan Tudyk soars into the Lair this week! We’re talking about the beloved sci-fi series, his role on DC’s Doom Patrol, voicing the Joker on the Harley Quinn animated series, and the upcoming Star Wars Rogue One series!
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Date: September 14, 2019







We’re headed to the galaxy far, far away with conductor Sarah Hicks, the magnificent maestro wielding the baton for The Empire Strikes Back in Concert with the Cleveland Orchestra!
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Date: August 22, 2019







Level 10 clearance is granted when my special guest, Marvel’s Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D. writer/executive producer Craig Titley drops by! We’re chatting about his most memorable episodes of the series, how his fandom nearly lost him the gig, his “wish” superhero from the Marvel movies, working with Joe Dante and George Lucas, his disdain for Scrappy-Doo, his love of The Cape, and his comic book / rock ‘n’ roll team-up with super musician, Tatiana DeMaria!
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Date: July 17, 2019







Sam Witwer – fanboy and Emmy-nominated actor – has brought many comic book and sci-fi characters to life. Doomsday, Darth Maul, Agent Liberty…and today, he’s in the Comic Book Central Lair to talk all about ’em!
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Date: May 25, 2019







What do Star Wars, Indiana Jones, and Planet of the Apes have in common? My guest this week – J. W. Rinzler! The best-selling author joins me in the Lair to talk about his incredible behind-the-scenes books about our favorite film franchises!
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Date: October 20, 2018






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