Pop and Schlock LIVE on KPFT – Episode VII – Black Panther with Special Guests Isaiah Broussard and Steven Patrick Kelly

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Black Panther is one of the best films of the year so obviously this is one of our best episodes of the year. We brought on local Houston artists and Black Panther enthusiasts Isaiah Broussard and Steven Patrick Kelly to talk about what made the film work, why it was so special, and somehow work in a tangent about why the X-Men don’t work when Spider-Man is also around.

OUR GUESTS:

Isaiah Broussard is an independent cartoonist from Houston, Texas. His work, “Crackers & White Wine” was named Houston’s best political webcomic by Houston Press. He also creates the comic all-ages comedy/horror comic “Transyltown” and is the illustrator of the wacky superhero/adventure comic “Help Wanted!” and the manga/anime inspired “Fight School High School”. He is currently crafting an afro-futurist sci-fi short story called “The Funktastic Adventure.”

You can find Isaiah’s work at the links listed below.

Related Links:
Isaiah Broussard’s Patreon
Isaiah Broussard on Facebook
Isaiah Broussard on Twitter
Transyltown
Crackers & White Wine

Stephen Patrick Kelly is an artist and creator from Houston, TX.  He is responsible for the webcomics Shane Longshadow is Hungry and Man Up, Kid! He describes himself as “Black, Bearded, and Dependable.”

Related Links:
Stephen Patrick Kelly’s Patreon
Shane Longshadow Is Hungry
Instagram

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This Week On Pop and Schlock LIVE…

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This week on Pop and Schlock LIVE, we will be talking about what may be the most buzz-worthy film of the year; BLACK PANTHER!

Even more exciting, we will have special guests in the studio with us to help guide the conversation. Leading the charge is noted Black Panther enthusiast and friend of the show ISAIAH BROUSSARD.

Isaiah Broussard is an independent cartoonist from Houston, Texas. His work, “Crackers & White Wine” was named Houston’s best political webcomic by Houston Press. He also creates the comic all-ages comedy/horror comic “Transyltown” and is the illustrator of the wacky superhero/adventure comic “Help Wanted!” and the manga/anime inspired “Fight School High School”. He is currently crafting an afro-futurist sci-fi short story called “The Funktastic Adventure.”

You can find Isaiah’s work at the links listed below. Be sure to tune in at 8PM Central on KPFT HD 3 this Thursday, 2/22 and if you have any questions or comments you would like addressed on the show please feel free to leave them on this post or email PopAndSchlockPod@Gmail.Com.

profile_picture_by_isaiahbroussard-d78ug1zRelated Links:
Isaiah Broussard’s Patreon
Isaiah Broussard on Facebook
Isaiah Broussard on Twitter
Transyltown
Crackers & White Wine

Pop and Schlock LIVE on KPFT – Episode VI – Science Fiction Friction

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Jake likes sci-fi. Meredith likes sci-fi. They don’t like it when people try to dismiss things that are sci-fi for being sci-fi. A discussion on the versatility of the genre, fan entitlement, conventions, tropes, and why Speed Racer is the pinnacle of cinematic achievement ensue.

This Week On Pop and Schlock LIVE…

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At Pop and Schlock, we love sci-fi. We think it is one of the driving forces of great fiction stories. But what makes for truly great sci-fi? Is there one unifying element that must be present when working within the genre? How does tone affect theme and vice versa?

Check out this week’s episode to hear our thoughts! Also, feel free to leave a comment below and we can mention it on the show! AUDIENCE ENGAGEMENT ENGAGED!

Pop and Schlock LIVE on KPFT – Episode V – The Cloverfield Paradox

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Sci-fi is like orange juice; some people like a little pulp. The recent surprise release of Julius Onah’s The Cloverfield Paradox became a major talking point on the web this week and we sat down to talk about why the backlash seemed so severe. We get into the nature of science fiction and also the way distribution models for film are wildly evolving and what we can expect to see in the coming years when it comes to streaming.

Pop and Schlock LIVE on KPFT – Episode IV – Hostiles

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This week we sit down to discuss representation in media. How important is accuracy? Does it distract from indigenous stories if filtered through a caucasian lens? Is it okay to make fun of Irish people? Listen to find out!

Pop and Schlock LIVE on KPFT – Episode III – The Polka King

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Greetings and salutations! This week we sat down to talk about Jack Black’s The Polka King, now streaming on Netflix. Is it better to judge a film based on its merit or how well it serves the history it is adapting? Should Jake have just given up on credibility and done morning radio instead of whatever nonsense this is? Why did ska go away?

Listen to find out!