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CARTOON BARROOM: AN ANIMATED PODCAST w/ ASHLEY & STEVEN

CARTOON BARROOM: AN ANIMATED PODCAST w/ ASHLEY & STEVEN

By Electric Surge Network
Join hosts ASHLEY E. MILLER (showrunner; Netflix's DOTA: Dragon's Blood) and STEVEN MELCHING (writer; The Clone Wars, Rebels, X-Men: The Animated Series, DOTA: Dragon's Blood) as they sit down at the cartoon barroom for a drink and conversation with industry luminaries about animation and cartoons from film and television. From Disney to Hanna-Barbera, Filmation to Pixar, Ruby-Spears to Haya Miyazaki and more, pull up a stool and have a seat at the Cartoon Barroom where everyone wants to know your name. New Episodes available every Saturday morning wherever you listen to podcasts.
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"The Skywalker's The Limit" w/ PAUL GIACOPPO
Meet PAUL GIACOPPO is at the forefront of computer animation's digital character revolution in visual effects with such movies as "Rogue One," "Pacific Rim" and the "Star Was" special edition. But wait, there's more Paul is also the writer for such shows as "Young Justice" and "Star Wars: Resistance" and this week your jocular hosts ASHLEY & STEVEN are back in the Cartoon Barroom to talk about the evolution of his career as a digital artist, writer and animator.  Only in the CARTOON BARROOM: AN ANIMATED PODCAST with Ashley & Steve THIS FALL'S ELECTRIC SURGE PODCAST LINE-UP available wherever you listen to podcasts and streaming on the free ELECTRIC NOW app! Monday: Best Movies Never Made Thursday: The 4:30 Movie (Season Five Coming This Springl) NEW DAY! Friday: Inglorious Treksperts With Mark A. Altman & Daren Dochterman Saturday Mornings: Cartoon Barroom w/ Ashley & Steve NEW EPISODES!!! Sunday: Treksperts Briefing Room Leverage: Redemption AfterShow (streaming exclusively on video on Electric Now)
01:26:02
February 12, 2022
"The Animals Cracked" w/ SCOTT CHRISTIAN SAVA (Part Two)
The incredible journey of Netflix’s smash hit animated film ANIMAL CRACKERS continues in all its strange, twisty glory. Writer/Director SCOTT CHRISTIAN SAVA returns to join your hosts ASHLEY & STEVEN in the Barroom to talk about the evolution of his career as an artist and animator, and how that led to an unlikely popular success with an independent foray into animated features. Learn how ANIMAL CRACKERS came to be (and almost didn’t!) and why Huey Lewis is pretty much the coolest guy on Earth. Only in the CARTOON BARROOM: AN ANIMATED PODCAST with Ashley & Steve THIS FALL'S ELECTRIC SURGE PODCAST LINE-UP available wherever you listen to podcasts and streaming on the free ELECTRIC NOW app! Monday: Best Movies Never Made Thursday: The 4:30 Movie (Season Five Coming This Springl) NEW DAY! Friday: Inglorious Treksperts With Mark A. Altman & Daren Dochterman Saturday Mornings: Cartoon Barroom w/ Ashley & Steve NEW EPISODES!!! Sunday: Treksperts Briefing Room Leverage: Redemption AfterShow (streaming exclusively on video on Electric Now)
01:31:33
January 08, 2022
'If I Could Talk To The Animals" w/ SCOTT CHRISTIAN SAVA (Part One)
The incredible journey of Netflix’s smash hit animated film ANIMAL CRACKERS comes to life in all its strange, twisty glory. Writer/Director SCOTT CHRISTIAN SAVA joins your hosts ASHLEY & STEVEN in the Barroom to talk about the evolution of his career as an artist and animator, and how that led to an unlikely popular success with an independent foray into animated features.  Learn how ANIMAL CRACKERS came to be (and almost didn’t!) and why Huey Lewis is pretty much the coolest guy on Earth.  Only in the CARTOON BARROOM: AN ANIMATED PODCAST with Ashley & Steve THIS FALL'S ELECTRIC SURGE PODCAST LINE-UP available wherever you listen to podcasts and streaming on the free ELECTRIC NOW app! Monday: Best Movies Never Made Thursday: The 4:30 Movie (Season Five Coming This Springl) NEW DAY! Friday: Inglorious Treksperts With Mark A. Altman & Daren Dochterman Saturday Mornings: Cartoon Barroom w/ Ashley & Steve NEW EPISODES!!! Sunday: Treksperts Briefing Room Leverage: Redemption AfterShow (streaming exclusively on video on Electric Now)
53:54
January 01, 2022
"Storm Warning" w/ TJ STORM
GODZILLA! THE PREDATOR! DARTH VADER! They all walk into a bar! It sounds like the beginning of the greatest geek joke ever, but it actually happens on Cartoon Barroom. Join your hosts ASHLEY E. MILLER (showrunner, DOTA: Dragon's Blood) & STEVEN MELCHING (writer; MAGIC: The Gathering, The Clone Wars) when they welcome actor TJ STORM (Godzilla 2014, The Predator) to the bar for some drinks and discussion about motion capture performance and what it’s like to play basically every cool character in the history of anything. THIS FALL'S ELECTRIC SURGE PODCAST LINE-UP available wherever you listen to podcasts and streaming on the free Electric Now app!  Monday: Best Movies Never Made  Thursday: The 4:30 Movie (Season Five Coming This Springl) NEW DAY!  Friday: Inglorious Treksperts With Mark A. Altman & Daren Dochterman Saturday Mornings: Cartoon Barroom w/ Ashley & Steve NEW EPISODES!!!  Sunday: Treksperts Briefing Room  Leverage: Redemption AfterShow (streaming exclusively on video on Electric Now)
01:08:59
December 25, 2021
The First Annual CARTOON BARROOM Holiday Special w/ Daren R. Dochterman
It’s another epic episode of Cartoon Barroom when hosts ASHLEY & STEVEN as they celebrate the holidays with their first annual holiday special counting down the best of the Rankin-Bass Christmas specials with special guest DAREN R. DOCHTERMAN (co-host, Inglorious Treksperts). Don't miss this holiday treat... and don't forget to spike the egg nog.   Join us at the CARTOON BARROOM every SATURDAY MORNING wherever you listen to podcasts and you can watch our video podcasts on the free ELECTRIC NOW channel including CARTOON BARROOM, THE 4:30 MOVIE, INGLORIOUS TREKSPERTS, THE BEST MOVIES NEVER MADE and more! Download from your favorite App Store today or watch on Stirr, Distro TV or Roku right now! The CARTOON BARROOM is from the Electric Surge Network and the producers of THE 4:30 MOVIE podcast. #animation #cartoons #art #DOTA #DragonsBlood #TheCloneWars #Rebels #film #TV #Netflix #SCTV #TheImmortals #BloodOfZeus
01:44:54
December 18, 2021
"Lightning In A Bottle" w/ THE PARLAPANIDES BROTHERS
It’s another epic episode of Cartoon Barroom when hosts ASHLEY & STEVEN welcome the creators of Netflix’s BLOOD OF ZEUS to join them for a drink and conversation about animation development and production. Charles & Vlas Parlapanides (THE IMMORTALS, BLOOD OF ZEUS) talk about their mythic journey from the world of live action feature films to creating an enormously popular adult animated series, and how their lifelong love affair with the Greek gods continues to inform their work. Join us at the CARTOON BARROOM every SATURDAY MORNING wherever you listen to podcasts and you can watch our video podcasts on the free ELECTRIC NOW channel including CARTOON BARROOM, THE 4:30 MOVIE, INGLORIOUS TREKSPERTS, THE BEST MOVIES NEVER MADE and more! Download from your favorite App Store today or watch on Stirr, Distro TV or Roku right now! The CARTOON BARROOM is from the Electric Surge Network and the producers of THE 4:30 MOVIE podcast. #animation #cartoons #art #DOTA #DragonsBlood #TheCloneWars #Rebels #film #TV #Netflix #SCTV #TheImmortals #BloodOfZeus 
01:29:57
December 10, 2021
"Rebels Yell" w/ VANESSA MARSHALL
Voice actor VANESSA MARSHALL (Spectacular Spider-Man, Harley Quinn, Star Wars Rebels) steps up to the bar for an in-depth look at her creative process and the development of Star Wars Rebels’ Hera Syndulla, recently seen again in a multi-part arc on Star Wars: The Bad Batch. Join hosts ASHLEY & STEVEN for a few shots on the house as they continue their pub crawl through all things animation! Join us at the CARTOON BARROOM every SATURDAY MORNING wherever you listen to podcasts and you can watch our video podcasts on the free ELECTRIC NOW channel including CARTOON BARROOM, THE 4:30 MOVIE, INGLORIOUS TREKSPERTS, THE BEST MOVIES NEVER MADE and more! Download from your favorite App Store today or watch on Stirr, Distro TV or Roku anytime. The CARTOON BARROOM is from the Electric Surge Network and the producers of THE 4:30 MOVIE podcast. #animation #cartoons #art #DOTA #DragonsBlood #TheCloneWars #Rebels #film #TV #Netflix #SCTV #DaveThomas #Rebels #StarWars #Magic 
01:23:59
December 04, 2021
"Take Off, Eh?" w/ DAVE THOMAS
There’s a strange brew in the Barroom when SCTV’s DAVE THOMAS (Strange Brew, Bob & Doug, Fast and Furious Spy Racers, Founder of Animax Entertainment) joins hosts ASHLEY E. MILLER (Showrunner; DOTA: Dragon's Blood) & STEVEN MELCHING (Netflix's Magic: The Gathering, The Clone Wars) for another shot of insight into all things animation. Pull up a stool and toss back a cold one while you find out what it takes to go from advertising to sketch comedy to running your own animation studio while voice acting and writing television procedurals. Give in to the dark side of the Force, you knobs! Join us at the CARTOON BARROOM every SATURDAY MORNING wherever you listen to podcasts and you can watch our video podcasts on the free ELECTRIC NOW channel including CARTOON BARROOM, THE 4:30 MOVIE, INGLORIOUS TREKSPERTS, THE BEST MOVIES NEVER MADE and more! Download from your favorite App Store today or watch on Stirr, Distro TV or Roku anytime. The CARTOON BARROOM is from the Electric Surge Network and the producers of THE 4:30 MOVIE podcast. #animation #cartoons #art #DOTA #DragonsBlood #TheCloneWars #Rebels #film #TV #Netflix #SCTV #DaveThomas
01:10:40
November 27, 2021
"The Sith Hits The Fan" w/ SAM WITWER (Part 2 of 2)
GET MAULED! Co-hosts STEVEN MELCHING (writer' The Clone Wars, Magic: The Gathering) and ASHLEY E. MILLER (writer/producer, DOTA: Dragon's Blood, Fringe, Black Sails) are back with actor SAM WITWER (STAR WARS: THE CLONE WARS, REBELS, SOLO) to join them on the dark side of the Barroom. Find out what it was like to play literally every Sith Lord who ever lived and if those eight mechanical legs on Darth Maul were as uncomfortable as they looked… Join us at the CARTOON BARROOM every SATURDAY MORNING wherever you listen to podcasts and you can watch our video podcasts on the free ELECTRIC NOW channel including CARTOON BARROOM, THE 4:30 MOVIE, INGLORIOUS TREKSPERTS, THE BEST MOVIES NEVER MADE and more! Download from your favorite App Store today or watch on Stirr, Distro TV or Roku anytime. The CARTOON BARROOM is from the Electric Surge Network and the producers of THE 4:30 MOVIE podcast. #animation #cartoons #art #DOTA #DragonsBlood #TheCloneWars #Rebels #film #TV #Netflix
01:14:01
November 20, 2021
"Sith Happens" w/ SAM WITWER (Season Premiere)
SEASON PREMIERE. Co-hosts STEVEN MELCHING (writer' The Clone Wars, Magic: The Gathering) and ASHLEY E. MILLER (writer/producer, DOTA: Dragon's Blood, Fringe, Black Sails) are back to kick off their second season, inviting actor Sam WItwer (STAR WARS: CLONE WARS, REBELS, SOLO) to join them on the dark side of the Barroom. Find out what it was like to play literally every Sith Lord who ever lived and if those eight mechanical legs on Darth Maul were as uncomfortable as they looked… NEXT WEEK Part Two of our conversation with SAM WITWER as the Sith really hits the fan... Join us at the CARTOON BARROOM every SATURDAY MORNING wherever you listen to podcasts and you can watch our video podcasts on the free ELECTRIC NOW channel including CARTOON BARROOM, THE 4:30 MOVIE, INGLORIOUS TREKSPERTS, THE BEST MOVIES NEVER MADE and more! Download from your favorite App Store today or watch on Stirr, Distro TV or Roku anytime. The CARTOON BARROOM is from the Electric Surge Network and the producers of THE 4:30 MOVIE podcast. #animation #cartoons #art #DOTA #DragonsBlood #TheCloneWars #Rebels #film #TV #Netflix
01:07:28
November 13, 2021
Truth, Young Justice & The Animation Way w/ NICOLE DUBUC
This week on the CARTOON BARROOM, ASHLEY E. MILLER (DOTA: Dragon's Blood) and STEVEN MELCHING (The Clone Wars, Rebels) sit down at the bar with NICOLE DUBUC as it's time for an Octo-alert as they do a deep dive into the writer's animation work on such shows as Star Wars: Forces Of Destiny, Rebels, The Rocketeer, Young Justice, Pacific Rim and The Octonauts.  Join us at the CARTOON BARROOM every SATURDAY MORNING wherever you listen to podcasts and you can watch our video podcasts on the free ELECTRIC NOW channel including CARTOON BARROOM, THE 4:30 MOVIE, INGLORIOUS TREKSPERTS, THE BEST MOVIES NEVER MADE and more! Download from your favorite App Store today or watch on Stirr, Distro TV or Roku anytime. The CARTOON BARROOM is from the Electric Surge Network and the producers of THE 4:30 MOVIE podcast. #animation #cartoons #art #DOTA #DragonsBlood #TheCloneWars #Rebels #film #TV #Netflix And don't miss Ashley's new anime series DOTA: DRAGON'S BLOOD, now streaming on Netflix!!!!
01:16:14
June 13, 2021
Re-Animated: The Star Trek Animated Series w/ MARK A. ALTMAN & DAREN DOCHTERMAN
This week on a very special CARTOON BARROOM, your jocular hosts STEVEN MELCHING (The Clone Wars, Rebels) and ASHLEY E. MILLER (DOTA: Dragon's Blood, Thor) bring their Inglorious Treksperts podcast counterparts to the bar to look back at the legendary Star Trek animated series from Filmation.  Join us at the CARTOON BARROOM every SATURDAY MORNING wherever you listen to podcasts and you can watch our video podcasts on the free ELECTRIC NOW channel including CARTOON BARROOM, THE 4:30 MOVIE, INGLORIOUS TREKSPERTS, TREKSPERTS BRIEFING ROOM and more! Download from your favorite App Store today or watch on Stirr, Distro TV or Roku anytime. The CARTOON BARROOM is from the Electric Surge Network and the producers of THE 4:30 MOVIE podcast. #animation #cartoons #art #DOTA #DragonsBlood #TheCloneWars #Rebels #film #TV #RIck&Morty #Castlevania #Netflix And don't miss Ashley's new anime series DOTA: DRAGON'S BLOOD, now streaming on Netflix!!!!
01:19:09
May 29, 2021
Return To Castlevania w/ SAMUEL & ADAM DEATS
Series directors SAMUEL & ADAM DEATS grab a seat at the bar with Steven and Ashley to discuss the just-released Season Four of Netflix’s smash hit original anime, CASTLEVANIA. Listen and learn as brothers and bartenders alike regale one another with insights and stories of how to make a show when you’ve never made a show before. From concept design to post production, this episode covers it all! Join us at the CARTOON BARROOM every SATURDAY MORNING wherever you listen to podcasts and you can watch our video podcasts on the free ELECTRIC NOW channel including CARTOON BARROOM, THE 4:30 MOVIE, INGLORIOUS TREKSPERTS, TREKSPERTS BRIEFING ROOM and more! Download from your favorite App Store today or watch on Stirr, Distro TV or Roku anytime. The CARTOON BARROOM is from the Electric Surge Network and the producers of THE 4:30 MOVIE podcast. #animation #cartoons #art #DOTA #DragonsBlood #TheCloneWars #Rebels #film #TV #RIck&Morty #Castlevania #Netflix And don't miss Ashley's new anime series DOTA: DRAGON'S BLOOD, now streaming on Netflix!!!!
01:27:56
May 22, 2021
Yamato Forever: Starblazers Revisited, Part II w/ TIM ELDRED
The Journey to Iscandar continues in the Barroom as Tim Eldred (Spider-Man, Avengers Assemble) and Robert Meyer Burnett (host, The Burnettwork) join Steven and Ashley to explore what came after the historic original SPACE BATTLESHIP YAMATO concludes its three season run. From sequel animated films to live action features, StarBlazers has lived on - including the recent remake series StarBlazers 2199 and 2202. Grab your favorite beverage, pull up your favorite stool and have a listen! Join us at the CARTOON BARROOM every SATURDAY MORNING wherever you listen to podcasts and you can watch our video podcasts on the free ELECTRIC NOW channel including CARTOON BARROOM, THE 4:30 MOVIE, INGLORIOUS TREKSPERTS, TREKSPERTS BRIEFING ROOM and more! Download from your favorite App Store today or watch on Stirr, Distro TV or Roku anytime. The CARTOON BARROOM is from the Electric Surge Network and the producers of THE 4:30 MOVIE podcast. #animation #cartoons #art #DOTA #DragonsBlood #TheCloneWars #Rebels #film #TV #RIck&Morty #SolarOpposites And don't miss Ashley's new anime series DOTA: DRAGON'S BLOOD, now streaming on Netflix!!!!
01:36:42
May 15, 2021
Bad Batch To The Bone w/ DEE BRADLEY BAKER
Martinis, screwdrivers, scotch and soda… a Jedi craves not these things. But a clone trooper might. DEE BRADLEY BAKER (STAR WARS: THE BAD BATCH, CLONE WARS, AVATAR, KORRA) blasts into the barroom to talk to Steven and Ashley about where all those clone and creature voices come from. Plus, learn why LEGO AQUAMAN: RAGE OF ATLANTIS is actually awesome. Pull up a stool and put in your drink order, we’re ready to serve! Join us at the CARTOON BARROOM every SATURDAY MORNING wherever you listen to podcasts and you can watch our video podcasts on the free ELECTRIC NOW channel including CARTOON BARROOM, THE 4:30 MOVIE, INGLORIOUS TREKSPERTS, TREKSPERTS BRIEFING ROOM and more! Download from your favorite App Store today or watch on Stirr, Distro TV or Roku anytime. The CARTOON BARROOM is from the Electric Surge Network and the producers of THE 4:30 MOVIE podcast. #animation #cartoons #art #DOTA #DragonsBlood #TheCloneWars #Rebels #film #TV #RIck&Morty #TheBadBatch #StarWars And don't miss Ashley's new anime series DOTA: DRAGON'S BLOOD, now streaming on Netflix!!!!
01:18:32
May 08, 2021
Heading Off To Iscandar: Starblazers Revisited w/ TIM ELDRED
The Barroom sets off for Iscandar with special guests story artist TIME ELDRED (Spider-Man, Avengers Assemble) and ROBERT MEYER BURNETT.  This week, Steven and Ashley begin a deep dive into one of the most beloved science fiction anime’s of all time… STARBLAZERS (aka SPACE BATTLESHIP YAMATO). StarBlazers expert Tim surprises and delights your hosts with little known stories of the show’s development, production and how it made its way to the United States in 1979. Tim also talks about his StarBlazers feature documentary, SPACE BATTLESHIP YAMATO: THE MAKING OF ANIME LEGEND. So pull up a stool, pour yourself a frosty one and get ready to take off to Outer Space. But hurry! There are only 365 days left! Join us at the CARTOON BARROOM every SATURDAY MORNING wherever you listen to podcasts and you can watch our video podcasts on the free ELECTRIC NOW channel including CARTOON BARROOM, THE 4:30 MOVIE, INGLORIOUS TREKSPERTS, TREKSPERTS BRIEFING ROOM and more! Download from your favorite App Store today or watch on Stirr, Distro TV or Roku anytime. The CARTOON BARROOM is from the Electric Surge Network and the producers of THE 4:30 MOVIE podcast. #animation #cartoons #art #DOTA #DragonsBlood #TheCloneWars #Rebels #film #TV #RIck&Morty #SolarOpposites And don't miss Ashley's new anime series DOTA: DRAGON'S BLOOD, now streaming on Netflix!!!!
01:06:07
May 01, 2021
Aqua Teen Hunger Games w/ JAY WADE EDWARDS
This week, JAY WADE EDWARDS (Aqua Teen Hunger Force, superconducting, space Ghost Coast To Coast, Gravity Falls) joins hosts ASHLEY EDWARD MILLER (showrunner, DOTA: Dragon's Fire) and STEVEN MELCHING (writer, The Clone Wars, Rebels) at the bar for a discussion of all things animated.  Join us at the CARTOON BARROOM every SATURDAY MORNING wherever you listen to podcasts and you can watch our video podcasts on the free ELECTRIC NOW channel including CARTOON BARROOM, THE 4:30 MOVIE, INGLORIOUS TREKSPERTS, TREKSPERTS BRIEFING ROOM and more! Download from your favorite App Store today or watch on Stirr, Distro TV or Roku anytime. The CARTOON BARROOM is from the Electric Surge Network and the producers of THE 4:30 MOVIE podcast. #animation #cartoons #art #DOTA #DragonsBlood #TheCloneWars #Rebels #film #TV #RIck&Morty #SolarOpposites And don't miss Ashley's new anime series DOTA: DRAGON'S BLOOD, now streaming on Netflix!!!!
01:25:45
April 24, 2021
Castlevania 6-500 w/ MEREDITH LAYNE
IT'S TIME FOR LUNCH! The Cartoon Barroom hosts, ASHLEY E. MILLER (DOTA: Dragon's Fire, Fringe, Black Sails) and STEVEN MELCHING (X-Men: The Animated Series, The Clone Wars) welcomes casting director MEREDITH LAYNE (Castlevania, Tales Of The Mutant Ninja Turtles, The Penguins Of Madagascar, Hercules, DOTA: Dragon's Blood) as she talks about her long career in television and feature animation including some classic Batman animated films, Blood of Zeus, Monsters Vs. Aliens....and Bubble Guppies.  Along the way, the barflies explore epic moments from modern animation classic, Castlevania. What’s it like to direct an emotional scene without ever bringing your cast together? Meredith answers these and other burning questions, including (of course) what the hell she’s drinking. Join us at the CARTOON BARROOM every SATURDAY MORNING wherever you listen to podcasts and you can watch our video podcasts on the free ELECTRIC NOW channel including CARTOON BARROOM, THE 4:30 MOVIE, INGLORIOUS TREKSPERTS, TREKSPERTS BRIEFING ROOM and more! Download from your favorite App Store today or watch on Stirr, Distro TV or Roku anytime. The CARTOON BARROOM is from the Electric Surge Network and the producers of THE 4:30 MOVIE podcast. #animation #cartoons #art #DOTA #DragonsBlood #TheCloneWars #Rebels #film #TV #RIck&Morty #SolarOpposites #Castlevania And don't miss Ashley's new anime series DOTA: DRAGON'S BLOOD, now streaming on Netflix!!!!
01:19:25
April 17, 2021
The Many Universes of Rick & Morty's KARI WAHLGREN
The supremely talented Kari Wahlgren (RICK & MORTY, SOLAR OPPOSITES, DOTA: DRAGON’S BLOOD) steps up to the bar and leaves your hosts shaken and stirred with her tales from the recording booth and her all-girl Slaughter cover band. No we’re not making that up. Join Steve and Ashley as they marvel at Kari’s ability to sound like she’s punching someone who isn’t there and demand to know what she’s drinking. Join us at the CARTOON BARROOM every SATURDAY MORNING wherever you listen to podcasts and you can watch our video podcasts on the free ELECTRIC NOW channel including CARTOON BARROOM, THE 4:30 MOVIE, INGLORIOUS TREKSPERTS, TREKSPERTS BRIEFING ROOM and more! Download from your favorite App Store today or watch on Stirr, Distro TV or Roku anytime.  The CARTOON BARROOM is from the Electric Surge Network and the producers of THE 4:30 MOVIE podcast. #animation #cartoons #art #DOTA #DragonsBlood #TheCloneWars #Rebels #film #TV #RIck&Morty #SolarOpposites  And don't miss Ashley's new anime series DOTA: DRAGON'S BLOOD, now streaming on Netflix!!!!
01:05:34
April 10, 2021
From A To Voltron w/ LAUREN MONTGOMERY
This week, VOLTRON: LEGENDARY DEFENDER creator Lauren Montgomery steps up to the bar and tells Steve and Ashley about her obsession with ROBOTECH, the challenges of producing a show around an IP owned by a toy company and how she came together with her team to form a more powerful robot.Animation legend. Plus, some insights on the life of a storyboard artist, writer and episodic director. Sit back, crack open your favorite bottle and have a listen! Join us at the CARTOON BARROOM every SATURDAY MORNING wherever you listen to podcasts and you can watch our video podcasts on the free ELECTRIC NOW channel including CARTOON BARROOM, THE 4:30 MOVIE, INGLORIOUS TREKSPERTS and more! Download from your favorite App Store today. The CARTOON BARROOM is from the Electric Surge Network and the producers of THE 4:30 MOVIE podcast. #animation #cartoons #art #DOTA #DragonsBlood #TheCloneWars #Rebels #film #TV And don't miss Ashley's new anime series DOTA: DRAGON'S BLOOD, now streaming on Netflix!!!!
01:16:37
April 03, 2021
Legendary Stories Of The Making Of "Korra" w/ EUGENE LEE
Story artist EUGENE LEE (“Legend of Korra”, “Voltron: Legendary Defender”, “DOTA: Dragon’s Blood”) joins Ashley and Steve to talk about how he turned a passion for art into a professional career and talks about being in on the ground floor of the animation classic, “The Legend of Korra” with the world-renowned Studio Mir. Plus, some insights on the life of a storyboard artist and episodic director. Sit back, crack open your favorite bottle and have a listen! Join us at the CARTOON BARROOM every SATURDAY MORNING wherever you listen to podcasts and you can watch our video podcasts on the free ELECTRIC NOW channel including CARTOON BARROOM, THE 4:30 MOVIE, INGLORIOUS TREKSPERTS and more! Download from your favorite App Store today. The CARTOON BARROOM is from the Electric Surge Network and the producers of THE 4:30 MOVIE podcast. #animation #cartoons #art #DOTA #DragonsBlood #TheCloneWars #Rebels #film #TV And don't miss Ashley's new anime series DOTA: DRAGON'S BLOOD, now streaming on Netflix!!!!
01:17:01
April 02, 2021
Enter The Dragon's Fire w/ YURI LOWENTHAL
YURI LOWENTHAL returns to the barroom where he joins Steve and Ashley in discussing the new Netflix anime series DOTA: DRAGON'S FIRE. Don't miss another great episode of the CARTOON BARROOM. Join us at the CARTOON BARROOM every SATURDAY MORNING wherever you listen to podcasts and you can watch our video podcasts on the free ELECTRIC NOW channel including CARTOON BARROOM, THE 4:30 MOVIE, INGLORIOUS TREKSPERTS. TREKSPERTS BRIEFING ROOM and more! Download from your favorite App Store today. The CARTOON BARROOM is from the Electric Surge Network and the producers of THE 4:30 MOVIE podcast. #animation #cartoons #art #DOTA #DragonsBlood #TheCloneWars #Rebels #X-Men #superheroes #Marvel HOSTS: ASHLEY E. MILLER & STEVEN MELCHING EXECUTIVE SOUND ENGINEER: BILL RITTER SOUND ENGINNER: MARC RIVERA PRODCUER: NATALIE MASCIALE ASSOCIATE PRODUCERS: Zach Ragatz & Peter Holmstrom A production of the ELECTRIC SURGE Network.
01:28:47
March 20, 2021
X-Men Origins w/ ERIC & JULIA LEWALD
This week Steve & Ashley are joined by ERIC & JULIA LEWALD from X-MEN: THE ANIMATED SERIES which set a new standard for serialized storytelling in animation, shaping perceptions of Marvel’s mighty mutants for decades to come. Showrunners Eric and Julia Lewald order up some drinks with your hosts and tell you the story, from the selection of the team to how Beast just kept writing himself into the show. Relive the emotional highs and lows with a conversation that can’t be missed. Excelsior! Join us at the CARTOON BARROOM every SATURDAY MORNING wherever you listen to podcasts and you can watch our video podcasts on the free ELECTRIC NOW channel including CARTOON BARROOM, THE 4:30 MOVIE, INGLORIOUS TREKSPERTS. TREKSPERTS BRIEFING ROOM and more! Download from your favorite App Store today. The CARTOON BARROOM is from the Electric Surge Network and the producers of THE 4:30 MOVIE podcast. #animation #cartoons #art #DOTA #DragonsBlood #TheCloneWars #Rebels #X-Men #superheroes #Marvel
01:17:28
March 13, 2021
From Dark Knight To Dark Lord Of The Sith w/ HENRY GILROY
This week, its the legendary HENRY GILROY who takes a seat at the Cartoon Barroom. And his droids aren't welcome as Ashley and Steven talk The Clone Wars and Rebels and how animation took the Star Wars Universe boldly where it never went before. OK, wrong franchise. Either way, join hosts ASHLEY E. MILLER (showrunner; Netflix's DOTA: Dragon's Blood) and STEVEN MELCHING (writer; The Clone Wars, Rebels, X-Men-The Animated Series) as they once again welcome you to the Cartoon Barroom. So pull up a stool and have a glass of blue milk on us. Join us at the CARTOON BARROOM every SATURDAY MORNING wherever you listen to podcasts and you can watch our video podcasts on the free ELECTRIC NOW channel including CARTOON BARROOM, THE 4:30 MOVIE, INGLORIOUS TREKSPERTS and more! Download from your favorite App Store today. The CARTOON BARROOM is from the Electric Surge Network and the producers of THE 4:30 MOVIE podcast. #animation #cartoons #art #DOTA #DragonsBlood #TheCloneWars #Rebels #film #TV
01:08:43
March 06, 2021
Unleashing Dragon's Fire w/ TROY BAKER
This week, BAFTA award nominee TROY BAKER (DOTA: Dragon's Blood, The Last of Us, Far Cry 4) sidles up to the bar with insights on acting across mediums and the art of collaboration in crafting a memorable voice performance. Join hosts ASHLEY E. MILLER (showrunner; Netflix's DOTA: Dragon's Blood) and STEVEN MELCHING (writer; The Clone Wars, Rebels, X-Men-The Animated Series, Batman: The Brave & The Bold) as they once again welcome you to the Cartoon Barroom. So pull up a stool and have a glass of cartoon goodness on us. Join us at the CARTOON BARROOM every SATURDAY MORNING wherever you listen to podcasts and you can watch our video podcasts on the free ELECTRIC NOW channel including CARTOON BARROOM, THE 4:30 MOVIE, INGLORIOUS TREKSPERTS and more! Download from your favorite App Store today. The CARTOON BARROOM is from the Electric Surge Network and the producers of THE 4:30 MOVIE podcast. #animation #cartoons #art #DOTA #DragonsBlood #TheCloneWars #Rebels #TV&Film 
01:16:15
February 27, 2021
Discovering Animation w/ YURI LOWENTHAL (Series Premiere)
THE CARTOON BARROOM IS NOW SERVING.... Join hosts ASHLEY E. MILLER (showrunner; Netflix's DOTA: Dragon's Blood) and STEVEN MELCHING (writer; The Clone Wars, Rebels, X-Men-The Animated Series, Big Guy & Rusty, The Boy Robot) as they welcome legendary voicecover artist YURI LOWENTHAL (Spider-Man, Ben 10, Legion of Superheroes) for a drink at the Cartoon Barroom as they discuss their love of animation and Yuri's long career in animation. Also joining the discussion (and the drinking) is pop culture commentator ROBERT MEYER BURNETT (host; The Burnettwork) as Ashley and Steve welcome you to the Cartoon Barroom. So pull up a stool and have a glass of cartoon goodness on us. Join us at the CARTOON BARROOM every SATURDAY MORNING wherever you listen to podcasts and you can watch our video podcasts on the free ELECTRIC NOW channel including CARTOON BARROOM, THE 4:30 MOVIE, INGLORIOUS TREKSPERTS and more! Download from your favorite App Store today. The CARTOON BARROOM is from the Electric Surge Network and the producers of THE 4:30 MOVIE podcast.  #animation #cartoons #art #DOTA #DragonsBlood #TheCloneWars #Rebels 
01:10:04
February 15, 2021