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Fan Effect

Beyond Sci-Fi, Fantasy, Gaming and Tech, Fan Effect are connoisseurs of categories surpassing the nerdy. Brilliant opinions and commentary on all things ‘geek’, but surprising knowledge and witty arguments over pop culture, Star Trek, MARVEL vs DC, and a wide range of TV shows. Andy Farnsworth, Adam Thomas and Tysen Webb live in the Salt Lake City, Utah area.
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Now displaying: February, 2019
Feb 22, 2019

In this episode, Andy Farnsworth talks with FanX Salt Lake Comic Convention founder Dan Farr ahead of FanX Spring 2019.

Highlights include:

New guest announcements

The process Dan & his team go through to choose & invite guests

FanX & Salt Lake's reputation among Hollywood folks and how it's evolved over the years

Dan's favorite behind-the-scenes stories from FanX conventions past

Dan's dream FanX guest (if he could get anyone)

His favorite fandoms as a kid and a grown-up

What he thinks it will take for FanX Salt Lake to become a place where major pop culture news breaks in the future

Feb 21, 2019

Andy Farnsworth is joined for this episode by Geektyrant and Nerdist writer Kristian Odland to talk the new James Cameron visual epic "Alita: Battle Angel."

Both agree that Cameron & Robert Rodriguez tried to cram too much story into 2 hours of movie and it left them split between feeling excited at what they saw... but also frustrated at what it could have potentially been.

[NOTE: Podcast contains SPOILERS]

Feb 15, 2019

The Orville seems to be a big hit with Star Trek fans. But how does it stack up against the first 18 episodes of Star Trek the Next Generation?

Join Andy Farnsworth, Adam Thomas, and Ryan Meeks as they review the first 6 episodes of "The Orville" (season 2) and compare them to Star Trek the Next Generation. 

Feb 8, 2019

The second installation in the Lego Movie franchise leaves things good but not really awesome in the end... which is actually pretty good. 

Join Andy Farnsworth and special guest Steve Salles as they discuss how much they enjoyed Lego Movie 2.

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