George and Tony Entertainment Show
George and Tony Entertainment Show #137

Baltimore Comic Con 2016 Act II

The gang at Comic Logic in Ashburn, VA (www.comiclogicva.com) invited our heroes to record live at their booth at Baltimore Comic Con this year. This is the second of three planned episodes about the experience. Thanks to everyone who took the time to visit and thanks to Comic Logic for letting us do this with them.

This week, meet Dawn Griffin (www.dawngriffinstudios.com) and Chris Flick (www.capesnbabes.com) from The Webcomic Alliance Podcast (www.webcomicalliance.com); Chris Giarrusso, the creator of G-Man and the force behind Mini Marvels (www.chrisgcomics.com); John Reilly and Dexter Weeks, the creators of the comic Herald: Lovecraft and Tesla from Action Lab Comics (www.actionlabcomics.com); and Zachary Winland, the retail manager at Geppi's Entertainment Museum in Baltimore, MD (www.geppismuseum.com).

Dawn was also on episodes 59 and 75, Chris was on episode 59, and John was on episode 114. Check our archives on iTunes and www.georgeandtony.com and share our links on your social media pages. Don't forget those five-star reviews also help us promote the show.

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George and Tony Entertainment Show #136

Baltimore Comic Con 2016 Act I

The gang at Comic Logic in Ashburn, VA (www.comiclogicva.com) invited our heroes to record live at their booth at Baltimore Comic Con this year. George took them up on their offer and Tony left town. In this, the first of three planned episodes, we present some of the interviews George conducted with guests who came to visit.

Thanks to everyone who took the time to stop by and thanks to Comic Logic for letting us do this with them.  This week, meet Bill Zanowitz of the Comic Book Bears Podcast (among many others) and the writer of The Crime Fighter Inquiry (www.crimefighterinquiry.com and follow/like him on Facebook at Comic Book Bears Podcast); Vivek J. Tiwary, author of The Fifth Beatle: The Brian Epstein Story and the man behind the Tiwary Entertainment Group (www.tiwaryent.com and www.thefifthbeatle.com); and actor/writer Chris Kipiniak who has too many credits to list here so check him out at www.chriskipiniak.com.

Vivek was also on episode 96 and Chris appeared on episode 100. Check our archives on iTunes and www.georgeandtony.com and share our links on your social media pages. Don't forget those five-star reviews also help us promote the show.

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George and Tony Entertainment Show #135

The Beguiling Brian Boenau

Filmmaker and YouTuber Brian Boenau returns to the show solo for the first time! You can hear his previous appearances with film critic Bryan Loy on episodes 41 and 50 available in our archives on iTunes and www.georgeandtony.com.

Tony takes over the interviewing chores and talks to Brian about the intricacies of making a film from initial idea to trying to get it on the big screen. All this plus some behind the scenes information about the making of Brian's short film "Playthings" and...Tony meets the Amish?! Sounds like Brian may have the plot of his next film.

Check out Brian's videos on youtube.com/brianboenau, follow him on twitter.com/brianboenau and instagram.com/brianbono, and don't forget to tell your friends about us and leave us five star reviews on iTunes.

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George and Tony Entertainment Show #134

The Return of George Khoury

Back on Episode 107, George spoke to author George Khoury about his upcoming book from TwoMorrows Publishing. Well, it's finally here! Comic Book Fever, A Celebration of Comics From 1976 to 1986, will be released on August 24, 2016 and George returned for this episode to talk about it. If you haven't pre-ordered it already, just use the Amazon link at www.georgeandtony.com to order it today! You can also check it out at www.twomorrows.com. "Like" Comic Book Fever by George Khoury on Facebook and tell him George and Tony sent you!

Before George's conversation with Mr. Khoury, Tony talks about an upcoming trip and his fear of three letter organizations. Plus, the boys close the book on the Rio Olympics.

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George and Tony Entertainment Show #133

Blame It On Rio

It's Olympic-sized fun as our heroes are joined by one of George's best friends, Rob Tredger, to discuss the Games of the XXXI Olympiad in Rio. They talk about it all - the fun, the foibles, the triumphs, and the tragedies. Plus, the reason Rob joins the boys is so he and George can talk about their trip to the Olympic Games in Atlanta in 1996. Cue the fanfare, summon the heroes, sit back, and enjoy the show.

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For more Olympic information, please follow the Twitter list of Team USA accounts George's cousin Dema Hanna created at https://t.co/tOldtB50ec. Follow her on Twitter @DemaHanna and let her know George and Tony sent you.

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George and Tony Entertainment Show #132

Double Page Spread With Wendi Freeman

Wendi Freeman, the host of Double Page Spread, a podcast about comics and the people who create them, joins George to talk about podcasting, comics, the Chicago comic and music scenes, convention experiences, and the JK Woodward Appreciation Hour. Oh, yeah, Wendi is a drummer in the power pop band Daemon Familiar. We talk about that, too.

Check out Double Page Spread on iTunes and follow Wendi all over social media (doublepgspread on Twitter and Tumblr, just as an example). Tell her George and Tony sent you. Daemon Familiar's songs and albums can be purchased via iTunes. If you are curious about some of our episodes mentioned on this week's show, please check out our archives on iTunes, Sound Cloud, www.georgeandtony.com, www.georgeandtony.libsyn.com, and wherever else finer podcasts may be heard - JK Woodward-episode 81; Darrell Taylor-episode 93; Vivek J. Tiwary-episode 96; JK, Darrell, and Chris Kipiniak-episode 100; John Reilly-episode 114.

Thank you for listening. 

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George and Tony Entertainment Show #131

The Kurosagi Podcast Delivery Service

It's that time of year again! George's nephew, Frank Shor, returns to the boiler room studio for his annual team up with our heroes. Frank has graduated high school and is on his way to college. He tells us about his senior year, preparing for university, video games, Universal Studios Florida, fun in Virginia, and...key parties?! Plus, everybody's favorite feature - the iPod game!!! And, did Tony do the homework Courtney Calkins assigned him last week? Find out all this and more by simply clicking "Play" on your inter web device. It's that simple.

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If you want to hear Frank's past appearances on the show, check out episodes 26 and 79 in the archives on iTunes, www.georgeandtony.libsyn.com, www.georgeandtony.com, and wherever else finer podcasts may be found. 

 

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George and Tony Entertainment Show #130

Courtney Calkins Comic Con

Courtney Calkins, cohost of the QuadCast (www.quadfathermft.com) and Shrink 2 Shrink (www.shrink2shrink.com/home), two great podcasts available via iTunes, takes over...we mean, joins our heroes to talk about his love of podcasting. Plus, since Courtney is a therapist, we finally have our long awaited first session of "On The Couch With Tony!" Did Courtney wear a monocle? How should we know? This is a podcast, for goodness sake. Find out what deep dark secrets rise to the surface on this episode of The Courtney Calkins Entertainment Show featuring George and Tony.

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George and Tony Entertainment Show #129

GATES GO 

Our heroes start the show with some thanks, kudos, and recommendations. Then they jump right in with Pokemon Go, the Olympic Trials, and the 2016 Emmy Nominations. Plus, George attends another Drink and Draw at Comic Logic (www.comiclogicva.com).

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Category:general -- posted at: 10:22pm EDT

George and Tony Entertainment Show #128

Beggin', Ballin', and Squallin'

Tony tells us about his Independence Day weekend...and why he slept in his car. George reveals the details about Connie's surprise birthday party. Plus, hospital bills, smoke detectors, Orphan Black, and New York Comic Con. We're all over the place and we know you wouldn't have it any other way.

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