Sun, 9 July 2017
Light Chasers by Mike Slade
Kickstarter Alert! Meet Mike Slade, author of the sci-fi prose novel Omega Children (2013) and the writer of the new comic Light Chasers, an independent comic that needs your support to see the light of day (no pun intended). Mike joins George and special guest co-host, artist Rodney Roberts (check out his appearance on episode 171 in our archives at www.georgeandtony.com) to talk about the Light Chasers Kickstarter campaign, NOVACON (tickets on sale now at www.thenovacon.com), Space Camp, and sequestering oneself in Alabama to write.
Please go to www.kickstarter.com/projects/824065781/light-chasers-issue-1?ref=nav_search to become a backer at any level of Light Chasers. Help Mike get this book funded and tell 'em George and Tony (and Rodney) sent you. Check out Rodney Roberts at iongraphx on Instagram and DeviantArt.com plus visit his booth at NOVACON at the Ritz-Carlton in Tysons Corner, Virginia July 28-30, 2017. Let him know you heard him on the show. Also, check out the artwork of Tonia from Lost Rhino Brewery as mentioned on the show at chalkoholic on Instagram. Subscribe to The George and Tony Entertainment Show on iTunes and share our links on your social media pages. George had some microphone issues during the first half of the show but please stick with us. A fun, informative conversation awaits you.
WHO THE HECK IS KEVIN STARKEY?!
Sun, 2 July 2017
Bwa Ha Ha Podcasters
Happy Independence Day!
Eric from Longbox Review (www.longboxreview.com) returns after his triumphant appearance on episode 173 (check our archives at www.georgeandtony.com) to talk about the comics we can't wait to read. Plus, seeing Ira Glass in person, vacations, and what's so great about Boise, ID anyway?
Want to try some of the items you hear about on the show? Please use the Amazon link at www.georgeandtony.com for all your online shopping needs. It's Christmas in July so start your shopping now!
Sun, 25 June 2017
Talking Comics With Bob Reyer Part 2 - By Bob Betrayed!
This week we present the epic conclusion to George's conversation with guest co-host Bob Reyer from the Talking Comics podcast (www.talkingcomicbooks.com). Comics, pop culture, and fantastic fun await you. Plus, do Bob's buddies at Talking Comics believe he betrayed the brotherhood? You can find out on episode 291 of Talking Comics. Check them out with their guest Katy Rex after you listen to us. Also, you can listen to part one of this conversation on episode 177 (and all our other shows) in our archives at www.georgeandtony.com.
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Sun, 18 June 2017
Talking Comics With Bob Reyer Part 1
Bob Reyer from the Talking Comics podcast (www.talkingcomicbooks.com) occupies the guest co-host chair this week to talk about the latest Major League Baseball box scores. No, wait, that was another podcast...on this show, the ever erudite Mr. Reyer schools George on the history of comics, movies, Long Island, and Talking Comics. Plus, Bob shares some stories about his favorite creative people. There was so much content, we had to divide it into two episodes! Bob will be back next week to continue this conversation - same GATES time, same GATES channel.
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RIP Adam West 1928-2017
Sun, 11 June 2017
Emmy Award winning graphic artist and newly appointed Castmember at Disneyland, Rob Shade, returns to the guest co-host hot seat to talk to George about his latest Disney adventures, work-life balance, doctors, dental plans (wait, we thought this was a show about pop culture?!), and a little ride called Guardians of the Galaxy - Mission: Breakout! (ah, that's more like it).
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Sun, 4 June 2017
Astronomer Amy Fredericks returns to the show after accepting a "Modest Proposal" of marriage on episode 152 (check our archives on iTunes and www.georgeandtony.libsyn.com) to fill the guest co-host chair to talk about the cosmos, wedding planning, Disneyland, and all the fun stuff she has been reading lately. Give it a listen. You might learn something.
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Sun, 28 May 2017
Kevin Bednarz Dot Com
You've heard him briefly on a few episodes and you've heard his business partners and customers bust his chops (among other things) on past episodes (most recently on episodes 170 and 171). Now Kevin Bednarz fills the guest co-host chair to talk to George about Comic Logic in Ashburn, VA (www.comiclogicva.com), The Ashburn Pub, MCA Day, great customers, Disney Cruises, and a little something called NOVACON (www.thenovacon.com). You may have heard about it on the show. It's just two months away on July 28-30 at the Ritz-Carlton in Tysons Corner, VA. Get your tickets now and tell 'em George and Tony (and Kevin) sent you.
Plus, Rob Kaylin of Comic Logic gets his own theme song. We gave one to Rich Gollhofer, too.
This episode was made available on Memorial Day weekend 2017. Please take the time to remember and honor those who sacrificed everything so we could have the freedom to talk about these fun and geeky things on a podcast.
Mon, 22 May 2017
Hard Traveling Podcasters
Eric from Longbox Review (www.longboxreview.com) returns to the guest co-host chair to talk about the usual fun stuff - movies, TV, and the comics we love and can't wait to read. Plus, get your GATES nostalgia fix with a clip of Tony from episode 73! Check our archives at www.georgeandtony.com for more classic GATES.
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Sun, 14 May 2017
Guardians, Doctors, and Disneyland
Perennial guest co-host Rob Shade returns to fill in for Tony. Rob talks George off the ledge in the first five minutes of the show then joins the conversation about Free Comic Book Day 2017, Guardians of the Galaxy Volume 2, and the trials and tribulations of a novice cast member at Disneyland. Plus, Rob picks some nits from the Doctor Who discussion George had with Rich Gollhofer of Comic Logic in Ashburn, VA (www.comiclogicva.com) two weeks ago on episode 170 (check our archives on iTunes and subscribe).
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Sun, 7 May 2017
Rodney Roberts Rocks!
Meet artist Rodney Roberts. He fills in for Tony this week to join George to talk about his artwork, his love of comic books, meeting one of his heroes (artist Alex Ross) at the Museum of the Shenandoah Valley, NOVACON, and his take on the pop culture landscape. Plus, the guys discuss...their dating histories? Or, maybe, the lack thereof?
Check out Rodney's artwork on Instagram and Deviant Art @iongraphx. And don't forget NOVACON is coming to the Ritz-Carlton in Tysons Corner, VA July 28-30, 2017. Get all the news and updates at www.thenovacon.com. Tell 'em George and Tony (and Rodney) sent you.