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Looking back at nearly a half-century of The Electric Company with the cast! First up, Hattie Winston is here! Star of stage and screen, Hattie chats about working with both Ted Danson and Eddie Murphy, and she reminisces about her time on the 70s comedy/education series where she danced and sang with Morgan Freeman, battled Spider-Man, AND made history as part of a TV interracial couple and Marvel Comics’ first Spider-Woman!
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Date: October 28, 2020







It’s non-stop action with Non-Stop Spider-Man writer, Joe Kelly! Joe drops by the Lair to chat about his latest Spidey title, Superman, Deadpool, the super production team Man of Action, Ben 10, his graphic novel and movie I Kill Giants and tons of other super stuff! PLUS – your chance to score a Ben 10 Versus the Universe DVD!
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Date: October 24, 2020







TV writer/producer Mike Weiss joins me to talk about his time on the ABC series Stumptown starring Cobie Smulders, and his latest writing adventure – the pulp-inspired globetrotting tale for TKO Studios, The Fearsome Doctor Fang!
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Date: October 17, 2020







Peabody-winning writer, producer, director, and educator Bridget Terry is in the Lair to celebrate the 40th anniversary of the feature film Popeye and her incredible chronicle of the film’s production – The Popeye Story!
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Date: October 10, 2020







Star of stage and screen, Roberta Maxwell, joins me to celebrate the 40th anniversary of the feature film Popeye! Roberta talks about bringing Nana Oyl to life in the film, and working with Robin Williams, Shelley Duvall, and director Robert Altman!
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Marc Cushman’s Lost In Space books
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Date: October 3, 2020







Directed by Spielberg! Directed by Anthony Perkins in a Psycho flick! Directed by Zemeckis in a Back to the Future film! And – Sweethaven resident directed by Robert Altman. Brilliant actor Donovan Scott has just about done it all and he’s here to help me celebrate the 40th anniversary of the feature film Popeye, where he brought the iconic Thimble Theatre character Castor Oyl to life on the big screen!
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Date: September 26, 2020







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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IndyCast 300th episode round table
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Date: September 24, 2020







Star Trek talk this week with author and TV historian Marc Cushman! Marc returns to the Lair at warp speed to chat about his latest “These Are the Voyages” Trek tomes highlighting the rise of Star Trek fandom in the 70s leading up to the classic film – Star Trek: The Motion Picture!
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Date: September 19, 2020







From stand-up to superhero – the fantastically funny Joel McHale can do it all! Joel drops by to chat about his heroic role as Starman on the hit series Stargirl, but we also find time to talk about his comedic influences, sports, The Soup, game shows old and new, medical advice during the pandemic, oh – and the time he met Spider-Man!
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Date: September 5, 2020







Closing out “TerrifiCon at Home” with the voice of Hawkgirl from Justice League, Maria Canals-Barrera! Maria joins me on the 80th anniversary of the character to talk about channeling her own upbringing to bring Hawkgirl to life. PLUS – Maria chats about being directed by Burt Reynolds, Henry Winkler, AND Tom Hanks, appearing on The Big Bang Theory, and what she learned about parenting from the set of Wizards of Waverly Place!
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Date: August 22, 2020






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