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Fuel Your Fandom

Fuel Your Fandom

By Kevin Saint
Everything is Fandom, and Fandom is Everything! Find your passion and share it with the world!
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Half Tank Episode 3: Gerry Conway and Comic Book Distribution Woes
Welcome to the Half-Tank!  In this episode we cover Gerry Conway, creator of the Punisher among many others, and his stance on the current state of comic distribution!  Let me know what you think!  
September 25, 2020
Episode 27: Catching up and Meme Mugging
I'm this episode we catch up with an old friend, Todd, as we discuss what would happen if you woke up in a video game, and what movies would be improved by replacing the cast with Muppets. Here's a hint... Muppet violence and debauchery!
September 25, 2020
Half Tank Episode 2: Pre-Order, Pre-Disaster!
In this edition of the Half Tank, It's Preorder season!  But were you one of the lucky, chosen few?  
September 25, 2020
Half Tank Episode 1: Big news with Microsoft, ZeniMax Media, and Bethesda!
Welcome to the inaugural episode of the Fuel Your Fandom Half Tank!  Shorter segments to discuss breaking news and events!  In this episode, we talk about Microsoft and their purchase of ZeniMax Media, parent company of Bethesda, and holder of so many game franchises that we all love, and what that acquisition will do to the video gaming landscape moving into a new console generation!
September 21, 2020
Episode 26: Talking Trek with John Champion!
This is it! The podcast so nice we recorded it twice! Join us as we talk with Roddenberry Podcast Network host John Champion, discussing the evolution of food in the Star Trek universe, from TOS to current, and discuss the technology that night get us there in the here and now!
September 18, 2020
Episode 25: Is it possible that Nintendo is winning the console wars?
Thomas and I (Welcome back, Thomas!) Discuss the console wars, nintendos place on it, if any, and their long history of gaming innovation!
September 11, 2020
Episode 24: Sticking to your guns, and reaping the whirlwind
In this episode, I talk with a longtime friend, Karama Blackhorn, and we discuss The J.K. Rowling situation, what her Trans Exclusionary policies are doing to her fanbase, and whether she can pull it back
September 4, 2020
Episode 23: Sometimes You Have To Go Back To The Well
In this episode, we talk with my very best friend, Dr. Robert Morehead! We talk about teaching, about how he night be the only one seeing the redemption of The Last Jedi, and out shared history spanning over 2 decades.
August 28, 2020
Episode 22: Clearing the air!
In this episode, I'm joined again by my good friend Jim Schweitzer, as we talk about how we are coping with this new world order, things we're doing to stay sane, and reminiscing on how we met!
July 10, 2020
Episode 21: Talking Trek with John Champion!
In this episode, we talk with the host of Star Trek podcast Mission Log, Mr. John Champion! We discuss John's passions, what brought him to Trek, and we discuss representation in Trek and how it coincides with Gene Roddenberrys Dream!
July 3, 2020
Episode 20: Let's talk about Online Communities!
In this episode I talk with a longtime friend, Matt Luria, about how we met while being scary online vigilantes, adapting to teaching in an online environment, and building a community of friends you may never even meet irl. In this episode we also discuss the whitewashing of the Tulsa Race Massacre. You can find more information at the following link:
June 26, 2020
Episode 19: Skye's The Limit!
In this episode we talk with PNW musician and mentor Skye Warden, of DK Zero and Abney Park fame! We discuss music, mentoring the next generation, and creativity in a time of quarantine!
June 19, 2020
Episode 18: Sitting Down With Tahoma Films' Arthur Gonzales
In this episode, I have a conversation with local film producer Arthur Gonzales from Tahoma Films, about his new short film "Morning Cereal". We discuss making art in this time of quarantine, and why it is we do what we do!
June 12, 2020
Episode 17: Rocking Out with Iron Mike Savoia!
In this episode, we talk with longtime music photographer Mike "Iron Mike" Savoia! We discuss where his love of photography developed (Ha, Photog Pun!), The bands he most likes to shoot, and just why does he always have a blue beard?
June 5, 2020
Episode 16: Exploring the Twilight Zone with Mark Rahner!
In this episode, we talk with journalist, writer and Twilight Zone enthusiast Mark Rahner. We talk Trek, Twilight Zone, and how Rod Serling set the tone for so much pop culture!
May 29, 2020
Episode 15: Simpsons did it!
Join us as we talk with my ol' college buddy Anthony, as we discuss whether the Simpsons have the power to predict the future, the state of the movie biz, and so much more!
May 22, 2020
Episode 14: Things are going...Strangely Alright, with Regan Lane!
In this episode, we talk with Strangely Alright frontman Regan Lane!  We talk about music creation through isolation, how and when to be creative, and how we can come together and show the love!
May 15, 2020
Episode 13: Frakking Around with Comic Writer Brandon Jerwa!
In this episode, we talk with Comics writer Brandon Jerwa!  We cover his career in the comics industry, his current gig at Funko, and the responsibility creators have when working on material that has a built in fan base!  
May 8, 2020
Episode 12: The Positivity Post!
With all of the negative things facing us in these uncertain times, We at the Fuel Your Fandom Podcast choose to focus on the positive!  Join me as Thomas and new friend to the show Kristina talk about celebrity role models and shining examples of humanity!  
May 1, 2020
Episode 11: Waxing Nerdy with Seattle Legend, BJ Shea!
A Seattle mainstay for over twenty years, In this episode we talk with Seattle Radio legend BJ Shea!  We talk about the evolution of mental health, Star Trek, and BJ's love of Tabletop and Board Gaming!  Please forgive any audio imperfections as we work with technology to get distance interviews up and running!  Thank you for your continued patience and support!
April 24, 2020
Episode 10: Think Of The Children!
In this episode, as we are self quarantined and hunkered down, Thomas, Daniella and I talk with the future of Fandom, my children William and Maria!  It gets...Chaotic!  Embrace the Chaos!  
March 21, 2020
Episode 9: Sitting Down with Eric Trautmann!
Join us as we talk with Comic, Video Game and Tabletop RPG Writer Eric Trautmann!  We discuss his career, we talk about the issue of Spoiler Culture, and we talk about how we can still embrace problematic media when it's well past its shelf life!
March 14, 2020
Episode 8: Current Events and News with Thomas!
In this episode, Thomas and I discuss the repercussions of COVID19, the dreaded coronavirus, The Star Wars Rise of Skywalker Novelizations revelations, and the upcoming Final Fantasy 7 remake!  
March 8, 2020
Episode 7: Chatting with the Big Fish, Raymond Hayden
In this episode, we talk with Seattle/Tacoma music influencer Raymond Hayden!  We talk about the state of local music, the need to inspire the next generation of musicians, and about, of course, his music!  
February 29, 2020
Episode 6: Behind The Mask
This isn't your typical episode of Fuel Your Fandom.  In this episode, I take you into my own head, to talk about my anxiety, my depression, and hopefully open the doors for conversation for anyone who needs it.  Take a trip inside my head.  Let's remove the mask!
February 23, 2020
Episode 5: Kickin it with Mr. Von!
In this episode, we talk with Tacoma Hip-Hop Mastermind, Mr. Von!  We talk about Movies, we talk about Video Games, we talk about music!  What a great conversation!  Join us!
February 15, 2020
Episode 4: Online streaming, cyber bullying and how to make a positive change
In this episode, we chat with Frankie, Maria, and Wyatt about cyber bullying in an online gaming environment, how simple it is to make a positive mindset change, and setting goals towards finding our more positive side
February 9, 2020
Episode 3: What's YOUR geek carbon footprint?
A First!  Fuel Your Fandom interviews a family!  Join us as we talk with the Thulin-Gizzi Family!  We talk 3D Printing...we talk programming.  We talk pop culture and science fiction!  And then it gets real!  Carbon emissions, Food Science, Virtual Reality as educational tools...this podcast truly has it all!  Join us!  
February 1, 2020
Episode 2: Kevin Smith, Meeting Your Heroes
In this episode, Thomas and I talk about the collected works of Kevin Smith, whose new movie Jay and Silent Bob Reboot just released on DVD and Blu-Ray!  We talk about what its like meeting your heroes, and discuss the importance of getting out and making your art, no matter what.  
January 26, 2020
Episode 1: Potluck Podcast!
Welcome to Season 2!  Today, we talk food, glorious food!  Welcome Amanda and Steven!  We also talk local nerd culture and various types of food related nerdery!  Join the potluck!
January 19, 2020
Welcome to the World of Tomorrow! (2020)
We live in the future!  Welcome to Season 2 of the Fuel Your Fandom Podcast!  This year!  New topics!  New Artwork!  New Logo!  More special guests!  And new segments!  I'm gonna expand this thing until the wheels fall off! 
January 10, 2020
Episode 11: Year End Wrap Up!
Its the end of 2019!  Finally!  Join us as Thomas and I wrap up the year talking about Video Games, Star Wars, and the state of fandom as a whole!  New Year!  New Season!  Lets kiss the old one goodbye!
January 3, 2020
Episode 10: Lets Talk Video Games!
This week, we talk with my friend Ethan!  We talk about Star Wars, a bit about representation, and about Video Games!
December 27, 2019
Episode 9: Villainy! With Nerds Drink Whiskey!
Fuel Your Fandom joins forces with the Nerds Drink Whiskey crew to discuss the role of a villain...who they are, what makes them compelling? Join Mark, Jeff and Gabe as we discuss our favorite baddies!
December 20, 2019
Episode 8: Talkin' Trek!
In this episode, we talk with Lee and Cary about all things Star Trek.  Who was the better crew member, who was the best captain?  We finally get to air the debate, and it was an amazing conversation!  Jump on in!  Leave us a message telling us who YOUR favorite crew was!
December 13, 2019
Episode 7: Retro City Rampage!
In this episode, I talk with my long time friend, Jim about our shared passion for Retro Video Games, The pitfalls of turning a beloved video game into a movie or television show, and basically just geeking out over our love of collecting all things Video Gaming!  Join us and geek out!
December 6, 2019
Episode 6: Why is Representation in Pop Culture So Damned Important?
In this episode, my guests Rachael, Amanda, Thomas and I attempt to probe the rise of stronger representation in pop culture, and we discuss why it is so damned important.  
November 29, 2019
Episode 5: Fandom by Proxy
How much fandom is natural?  How much is brought about by introduction by friends and family?  In this episode we talk to Daniella, my lovely wife, and her brother, and frequent guest, Thomas.
November 23, 2019
Episode 4: Another Sentiment
In this episode wee talk to Olympia metal band Another Sentiment! This is my name, and we discuss what fuels the creative process, what inspires us, and drives our passion!
November 15, 2019
Episode 3: Connected worlds and Cinematic Universes. The Good, The Bad, The Ugly
In this episode wee tackle what works and what doesn't work with connected Cinematic universes. I'm joined by Thomas, Patrick, Frankie and Maria!
November 8, 2019
Living in a reboot culture (Is anything Sacred?)
On this episode, my cohost Thomas and I discuss reboots, remakes, and retreads. The food, the bad and the ugly.
November 1, 2019
Episode 1 - Let's talk about Toxic Fandom.
I'm joined by my friends Frankie and Thomas, and we talk about the negative side of Fandom, and why it can be ok to hate things, but not too be a dick about it.
October 29, 2019
Intro Episode
Welcome to the Fuel Your Fandom Podcast!  Everything is Fandom!  This is the inaugural episode, and it's just me letting you know more what to expect in the future.  Lets blaze this trail!
October 22, 2019