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The Fandom Optimists

The Fandom Optimists

By JordanBlueman

Fandom news, movies, shows, comics, whatever it is, Jordan Newman and his amazing friends are gonna get horribly sidetracked and at least try to stay optimistic.

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MOON KNIGHT Episode 3

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WAKANDA FOREVER
WAKANDA FOREVER
Jordan and Blue talk for a very long time about Wakanda Forever. Follow us @FandomOptimists Follow the network @HallOfPods on Twitter to stay up to date on all of the affiliated shows And visit https://linktr.ee/hallofpods to find all of my incredible podcasting friends!
01:51:50
November 28, 2022
BLACK ADAM ft KeenMachine
BLACK ADAM ft KeenMachine
The keen machine himself joins Jordan to talk about the latest Rock movi - I mean latest DC movie. Follow us @FandomOptimists Follow the network @HallOfPods on Twitter to stay up to date on all of the affiliated shows And visit https://linktr.ee/hallofpods to find all of my incredible podcasting friends!
01:11:45
October 28, 2022
WEREWOLF BY NIGHT
WEREWOLF BY NIGHT
it’s spooky season and Jordan and Blue had to take a minute to talk about the MCU’s first holiday special presentation. Follow us @FandomOptimists Follow the network @HallOfPods on Twitter to stay up to date on all of the affiliated shows And visit https://linktr.ee/hallofpods to find all of my incredible podcasting friends!
29:59
October 19, 2022
SHE HULK 8-9 FINALE
SHE HULK 8-9 FINALE
Jordan and Blue talk extensively about She Hulk and two other things that are not She Hulk. Y’all are used to this by now. Follow us @FandomOptimists Follow the network @HallOfPods on Twitter to stay up to date on all of the affiliated shows And visit https://linktr.ee/hallofpods to find all of my incredible podcasting friends!
01:24:30
October 16, 2022
SHE HULK 6-7
SHE HULK 6-7
Late episode sorry y’all. Episode religious tangent on this one
01:02:20
October 09, 2022
SHE-HULK 1-5
SHE-HULK 1-5
Jordan and Blue are very tired and there’s a fan in the background but we dragged ourselves through because we absolutely had to talk about this show. Follow us @FandomOptimists Follow the network @HallOfPods on Twitter to stay up to date on all of the affiliated shows And visit https://linktr.ee/hallofpods to find all of my incredible podcasting friends!
01:16:55
September 20, 2022
JURASSIC WORLD DOMINION
JURASSIC WORLD DOMINION
It’s another catch up episode, Jordan and Dylan talk with as much optimism as they possibly can about the finale of the Jurassic franchise. Follow us @FandomOptimists Follow the network @HallOfPods on Twitter to stay up to date on all of the affiliated shows And visit https://linktr.ee/hallofpods to find all of my incredible podcasting friends!
01:09:53
September 11, 2022
THOR: LOVE AND THUNDER
THOR: LOVE AND THUNDER
WE ARE BACK! Jordan and Blue talk about Thor’s latest movie and eventually spiral into an existential discussion about the nature of enjoyment. What else did you expect? Follow us @FandomOptimists Follow the network @HallOfPods on Twitter to stay up to date on all of the affiliated shows And visit https://linktr.ee/hallofpods to find all of my incredible podcasting friends!
01:20:48
September 05, 2022
OBI-WAN KENOBI 4,5,6
OBI-WAN KENOBI 4,5,6
After a looong break Jordan and Dylan return to talk about the back half and incredible finale of the latest chapter in the Star Wars universe. Follow us @FandomOptimists Follow the network @HallOfPods on Twitter to stay up to date on all of the affiliated shows And visit https://linktr.ee/hallofpods to find all of my incredible podcasting friends!
59:57
June 25, 2022
OBI-WAN KENOBI Episode 3
OBI-WAN KENOBI Episode 3
Dylan Pollack returns to give his Force master wisdom to the latest episode of Kenobi. Follow us @FandomOptimists Follow the network @HallOfPods on Twitter to stay up to date on all of the affiliated shows And visit https://linktr.ee/hallofpods to find all of my incredible podcasting friends!
53:10
June 05, 2022
OBI-WAN KENOBI Parts 1&2
OBI-WAN KENOBI Parts 1&2
Jordan and Zach talk about the latest installment in the Star Wars universe. Follow us @FandomOptimists Follow the network @HallOfPods on Twitter to stay up to date on all of the affiliated shows And visit https://linktr.ee/hallofpods to find all of my incredible podcasting friends!
01:09:51
May 30, 2022
BONUS: Thoughts of the Doctor Strange with Dylan Pollack
BONUS: Thoughts of the Doctor Strange with Dylan Pollack
Some bonus content from a previous episode! Follow us @FandomOptimists Follow the network @HallOfPods on Twitter to stay up to date on all of the affiliated shows And visit https://linktr.ee/hallofpods to find all of our incredible podcasting friends!
07:43
May 22, 2022
DOCTOR STRANGE in the Multiverse of Madness
DOCTOR STRANGE in the Multiverse of Madness
In our biggest episode yet, Jordan teams up with an Illuminati of podcasters from the multiverse of nerd fandom for a comprehensive review of the latest MCU entry. Follow the network @HallOfPods and follow us @FandomOptimists and follow our wonderful podcasting friends @CapeCorner @SJWComicsCast and @TrueBelieversP. Here’s the Link Tree for the network! https://linktr.ee/hallofpods
01:40:46
May 17, 2022
MOON KNIGHT FINALE
MOON KNIGHT FINALE
Jordan is joined by friend of the show Dylan Pollack to talk about the explosive finale of Moon Knight as well as countless other topics that definitely don’t belong here. Follow us @FandomOptimists
49:19
May 07, 2022
MOON KNIGHT Episode 5
MOON KNIGHT Episode 5
Jordan and Blue talk about one of the most emotional pieces of Marvel content in phase 4, and how it stacks up with the other Disney+ series. Follow us @FandomOptimists
54:05
May 01, 2022
MOON KNIGHT Episode 3
MOON KNIGHT Episode 3
Jordan is joined by Monte of the SJW Comic Book Club to discuss the latest episode of Moon Knight! Follow us @FandomOptimists
53:20
April 16, 2022
MOON KNIGHT Episode 2
MOON KNIGHT Episode 2
Jordan and Blue talk about Mr. Knight, fan backlash and the childish god in the latest episode of MoonKnight. Follow us @FandomOptimists
37:19
April 10, 2022
MOON KNIGHT Episode 1
MOON KNIGHT Episode 1
Jordan and BlueKnight wake up too early to talk about Marvel’s new vigilante of the night. Follow the show @FandomOptimists
01:16:28
April 01, 2022
STAR WARS SEQUEL TRILOGY
STAR WARS SEQUEL TRILOGY
Jordan, Sim, and Zach, are here to be optimistic about some movies that just don’t get enough affection. 2 life long Star Wars fans and one new addition to the fandom channel the full Force of #FandomOptimism
01:12:04
March 26, 2022
Thomas’ Bedtime Story
Thomas’ Bedtime Story
When Jordan steps out for a few minutes, Thomas decides to read the listener a pleasant little bedtime story. Follow us @FandomOptimists!
02:05
March 14, 2022
THE BATMAN
THE BATMAN
Jordan is joined by Thomas to discuss the latest interpretation of the caped crusader, and where it may be going. Follow us @FandomOptimists
01:30:38
March 12, 2022
THE BATMAN (NON SOILER REVIEW)
THE BATMAN (NON SOILER REVIEW)
Some quick non spoiler thoughts to tide over our extensive and energetic fan base until next week! Follow us @FandomOptimists
09:35
March 05, 2022
BOOK OF BOBA FETT Retrospective
BOOK OF BOBA FETT Retrospective
Jordan is joined once again by Zach to talk about the Book of Boba Fett as a whole, fan backlash, and the Mandalorian dilemma. Follow us @FandomOptimists
01:08:04
February 26, 2022
BOOK OF BOBA FETT FINALE
BOOK OF BOBA FETT FINALE
chrs returns to talk with Jordan about the finale of Boba Fett Hangs Out With The Mandalorian! Find us on Twitter @FandomOptimists
01:01:26
February 12, 2022
BOOK OF BOBA FETT Episodes 5&6 (and like everything else)
BOOK OF BOBA FETT Episodes 5&6 (and like everything else)
This week in fandom! Jordan is joined by chrs from True Believers: A Comicbook poDCast to discuss The Mandalor- sorry, the Book of Boba Fett, and Star Wars in general, and Zack Snyder for some reason. It’s a ride, check it out. Follow us @FandomOptimists on Twitter for polls, updates and good fandom vibes!
01:41:44
February 04, 2022
PEACEMAKER Episodes 1-4
PEACEMAKER Episodes 1-4
Jordan gives some thoughts on the surprisingly well made Peacemaker on HBOMax! Follow the show @FandomOptimists
12:28
January 24, 2022
THE BOOK OF BOBA FETT Episode 3
THE BOOK OF BOBA FETT Episode 3
Jordan talks about some short thoughts on the direction of Boba, and reads some responses to our Twitter poll!!! Follow us @FandomOptimists to interact with us and have your comments read on the show
13:40
January 14, 2022
THE BOOK OF BOBA FETT Episode 2
THE BOOK OF BOBA FETT Episode 2
Jordan gives some short thoughts on episode 2, and a couple theories on what’s to come, sorry for the dead voice. Follow us @FandomOptimists
16:18
January 09, 2022
THE BOOK OF BOBA FETT Episode 1
THE BOOK OF BOBA FETT Episode 1
Jordan is joined by friend of the show and host of True Believers: A Comicbook poDCast, chrs, to talk about the premiere of the latest Star Wars show, as well as several other tangents, good times. May the force be with you, and follow the show @FandomOptimists
56:22
December 30, 2021
HAWKEYE FINALE
HAWKEYE FINALE
Jordan and Blue discuss the awesome conclusion of Hawkeye on Disney+, the arrival of you know who, and the canonicity of Marvel television. Follow us @FandomOptimists
01:18:54
December 26, 2021
Spider-Man: No Way Home SPOILERS
Spider-Man: No Way Home SPOILERS
Jordan is joined by a multiverse of super special quest hosts. Sim, Zach, and Blue join in this extra long, spoiler filled review of No Way Home. Follow us @FandomOptimists
01:39:50
December 20, 2021
Spider-Man: No Way Home NON-SPOILER
Spider-Man: No Way Home NON-SPOILER
There are NO spoilers in this review, check out our thoughts, should you see this movie? Click to find out! Follow us @FandomOptimists
02:22
December 20, 2021
HAWKEYE Episode 4
HAWKEYE Episode 4
Jordan and Blue do a lightning round short thoughts video on the latest episode, and throw out some predictions for next week! Follow the show @FandomOptimists
19:32
December 11, 2021
HAWKEYE episodes 1 & 2
HAWKEYE episodes 1 & 2
Jordan and Blue are TIRED but that’s not gonna stop them from rambling about how cool Hailee Steinfeld is. Follow the show @FandomOptimists
59:27
November 27, 2021
SPIDER-MAN THEORIES, TRAILER, AND MORE
SPIDER-MAN THEORIES, TRAILER, AND MORE
Sim and Jordan talk about how ridiculously and unhealthily excited they are for No Way Home. SPOILER WARNING AT 35:40! we discuss some leaked pictures (you know the ones), you’ve been warned. Follow the show @FandomOptimists
52:01
November 21, 2021
ETERNALS (and Disney+ Day)
ETERNALS (and Disney+ Day)
DON’T WORRY YOU’LL GET A SPOILER WARNING! Jordan is joined by friend of the show and host of True Believers: a Comic Book poDCast, Andrew, to talk about Marvel’s Eternals. Then we go off the rails and start listing stuff that was announced today so, there you go. Follow us @FandomOptimists
01:00:39
November 13, 2021
CAPTAIN AMERICA FOLLOW UP: Future of the Shield
CAPTAIN AMERICA FOLLOW UP: Future of the Shield
In our longest episode yet, Jordan and Thomas return to talk about passing the mantle of hope, what it means to be optimistic in the modern world, and the emotional struggle of Sam Wilson’s Captain America. Follow up @FandomOptimists
02:03:44
November 06, 2021
CAPTAIN AMERICA RETROSPECTIVE: Legacy of the Shield
CAPTAIN AMERICA RETROSPECTIVE: Legacy of the Shield
On this especially heartfelt episode, Jordan and friend of the show, Thomas, discuss the Captain America movies and the deeper meaning of the character as a whole. Follow us @FandomOptimists
01:24:18
October 30, 2021
DC FANDOME 2021 (and more)
DC FANDOME 2021 (and more)
Jordan and Blue do the longest short thoughts episode ever completely by accident, here’s your one stop shop for some mixed views on several DC projects. Follow the show @FandomOptimists
01:00:43
October 24, 2021
VENOM Let There Be Carnage (and also a bunch of other stuff)
VENOM Let There Be Carnage (and also a bunch of other stuff)
Jordan and Sim get a bit lost in the multiverse as they cover the latest Venom movie but also Eternals, Hawkeye, and The CW for some reason… follow the show @FandomOptimists
58:07
October 17, 2021
WHAT IF… The Watcher Broke His Oath?
WHAT IF… The Watcher Broke His Oath?
Jordan and Blue discuss the final episode of Marvel’s What If..? And that’s kinda… the gist if it you know? That’s the thing we talk about, so, you know, check it out. Follow us @FandomOptimsits
53:43
October 08, 2021
WHAT IF…? ULTRON BUT INFINITY STONES
WHAT IF…? ULTRON BUT INFINITY STONES
In a particularly delirious episode, Jordan and Blue talk about the latest episode of What If…? But also Scarlett Johansson, Call of Duty, and a few other weird things, idk man we’re tired. Follow us @FandomOptimists
01:04:02
October 01, 2021
WHAT IF…? PARTY THOR
WHAT IF…? PARTY THOR
Jordan and friend of the show Sim take on the wackiest episode of What If yet! Follow us @FandomOptimists
32:20
September 24, 2021
LUCIFER Series Finale
LUCIFER Series Finale
Some quick thoughts on the final season of LUCIFER, did it work? Click to find out. Spoilers starting at 4:30 Follow us @FandomOptimists
11:28
September 24, 2021
BATMAN: The Audio Adventures
BATMAN: The Audio Adventures
Just had to nerd out over a cool new audio dramedy, NO SPOILERS HERE! Follow us @FandomOptimists
06:48
September 24, 2021
WHAT IF…? Killmonger Rescued Tony Stark
WHAT IF…? Killmonger Rescued Tony Stark
In a shocking turn of events, friend of the show BeyondBlue is the optimistic one, while Jordan has some mixed feelings about the latest episode of Marvel’s What If…? Follow the show @FandomOptimists
36:36
September 19, 2021
WHAT IF…? Strange Supreme
WHAT IF…? Strange Supreme
Jordan and Blue talk about the latest episode of What If, and some fan theories we’re a bit skeptical about. Follow the show! @FandomOptimists
49:38
September 04, 2021
Shang-Chi NON SPOILER fresh out of the theater
Shang-Chi NON SPOILER fresh out of the theater
Some quick thoughts on Shang-Chi! Very very minor spoiler at 7:00 (don’t worry you get plenty of warning). Follow us @FandomOptimists
08:60
September 03, 2021
WHAT IF…? The Avengers straight up died?
WHAT IF…? The Avengers straight up died?
Jordan and Miranda rant about how cool the new Spider-Man trailer is, then they cover the latest episode of WHAT IF on Disney+
30:51
August 29, 2021
WHAT IF…? T’Challa as Star-Lord
WHAT IF…? T’Challa as Star-Lord
Jordan and BeyondBlue of the podcast Cape Corner rave about how epically badass T’Challa is in the latest episode of WHAT IF from Disney+. Follow the show for good vibes @FandomOptimists
58:49
August 22, 2021
WHAT IF…? Captain Carter / The Suicide Squad
WHAT IF…? Captain Carter / The Suicide Squad
Jordan and Miranda talk about Marvel’s latest installment, and our first leap into the multiverse proper, then in the back half, we talk about the horribly beautiful insanity of the new suicide squad movie. Follow the show! @FandomOptimists
32:31
August 15, 2021
Green Lantern (2011) with BeyondBlue
Green Lantern (2011) with BeyondBlue
Jordan and friend of the show BeyondBlue take a look back at a universally beloved classic: Ryan Reynolds’ Green Lantern. News - 0:00, Green Lantern - 19:30, What have we been watching - 67:00. Follow the show @FandomOptimists on Twitter and Facebook
01:26:07
July 25, 2021
LOKI FINALE - with BeyondBlue
LOKI FINALE - with BeyondBlue
Jordan covers the big reveals and even bigger implications of the Loki season finale with friend of the show BeyondBlue, host of the show Cape Corner! Follow the show @FandomOptimists to send us suggestions on what you want to hear next!
01:09:46
July 18, 2021
Black Widow (2021) Short thoughts
Black Widow (2021) Short thoughts
Non-Spoiler - 0:00, SPOILERS - 10:50. Follow the show @FandomOptimists
15:10
July 10, 2021
LOKI - Episode 4
LOKI - Episode 4
Arjon is sick and Jordan is tired, but that’s not gonna stop them from reviewing the craziest episode of Loki so far! Follow @FandomOptimists - @JordanBlueman - @ArjonBashiri
43:29
July 02, 2021
LOKI Episode 3 - quick thoughts and theories
LOKI Episode 3 - quick thoughts and theories
Just a short and especially delirious podcast to talk about our theories for episode 3 of Loki. Come talk to us @FandomOptimists on Twitter and Facebook. And send us an audio message through Anchor.fm and we’ll listen to it on the show!
26:07
June 26, 2021
LOKI Episode 2
LOKI Episode 2
Jordan and Arjon are record this bizarre episode later than usual, and it shows. Loki broke their brains, you’ll have to forgive them. TIME CODES: 0:00 - Loki, 34:50 - What Have We Been Watching? Follow the guys on Twitter! @jordanblueman @arjonbashiri And follow the show for updates! @fandomoptimists Send us an audio message with your theories!
01:00:24
June 19, 2021
LOKI Episode 1
LOKI Episode 1
Jordan and Arjon get real optimistic about the all new Disney+ series about our lovable god of mischief. 0:00 - Loki, 45:55 - What have we been watching? Follow the guys on Twitter! @JordanBlueman @ArjonBashiri And follow the show for updates! @FandomOptimists Check out Arjon’s music! https://open.spotify.com/track/0XdjpBFYDDVAwJLShLgVK4?si=F0QbVg89Qm-_ezMyVblAZw
53:43
June 11, 2021
The DCEU and its future / LUCIFER
The DCEU and its future / LUCIFER
Jordan and Arjon discuss DC movies and shows past and future with what they hope is an optimistic outlook, and geek out over the latest episodes of Lucifer. 0:00 - DC past, 24:40 - DC Future, 44:45 - Lucifer Non-Spoiler, 46:35 - SPOILERS, 1:03:25 - Signing off. Find us @FandomOptimists on Twitter! And check out Arjon’s music: https://open.spotify.com/track/0XdjpBFYDDVAwJLShLgVK4?si=F0QbVg89Qm-_ezMyVblAZw
01:05:13
June 04, 2021
The MCU and its future / Army of the Dead
The MCU and its future / Army of the Dead
Jordan and Arjon discuss the recent MCU content, and where it’s going. Then we talk about Zack Snyder’s Army of the Dead and we try very hard to be optimistic. 0:00 - MCU, 39:35 - Army of the Dead NON spoiler thoughts, 43:00 - spoiler section, 56:30 what ELSE have we been watching?
01:02:50
May 28, 2021