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SIDEBAR CLASSIC - BERNIE WRIGHTSON | SIDEBAR FOREVER

SIDEBAR CLASSIC - BERNIE WRIGHTSON | SIDEBAR FOREVER

October 18, 2021

Originally podcasted in the Fall of 2011, here is our classic conversation with the late, great Bernie Wrightson. Bernie was an illustrator, a painter, a comic artist, and a former member of the legendary Studio along with Michael Wm. Kaluta, Barry Windsor-Smith and the late Jeffrey Catherine Jones. Stealing a few moments to chat with him was the highlight of our Dragon*Con weekend. Enjoy!

10 Movies to Watch For Halloween | SIDEBAR FOREVER

10 Movies to Watch For Halloween | SIDEBAR FOREVER

October 11, 2021

On a rare solo episode of the podcast (mini-episode), Swain recommends 10 movies that will make for great movie nights during the month of October. To keep it fresh, his list is limited to films released within the last 20 years. #Halloween2021

Playback: Abraham Lincoln, Vampire Hunter (2012) | SIDEBAR FOREVER

Playback: Abraham Lincoln, Vampire Hunter (2012) | SIDEBAR FOREVER

October 4, 2021

Today's pod is a playback review of the 2012 action-horror film "Abraham Lincoln, Vampire Hunter," starring Benjamin Walker, Anthony Mackie, and Mary Elizabeth Winstead. This hyper-fictional reimagining of the life of Abe Lincoln as an ax-wielding vampire slayer is perfect viewing for Halloween.

The Art of the Adaptation; Plus Denis Villeneuve‘s ”Dune” | SIDEBAR FOREVER

The Art of the Adaptation; Plus Denis Villeneuve‘s ”Dune” | SIDEBAR FOREVER

September 27, 2021

What makes for an awesome adaptation? Is it simply a matter of talent and execution? Are some IPs unadaptable? On the pod, we discuss Game of Thrones, The Lord of the Rings, HBO's Watchmen, Serenity, Marvel's Netflix shows, and the highly-anticipated "Dune" adaptation out in theaters next month. 

Howard Chaykin: His 5 Best Comics | SIDEBAR FOREVER

Howard Chaykin: His 5 Best Comics | SIDEBAR FOREVER

September 20, 2021

We're back for another round of ‘His 5 Best Comics’! 

Today's creator is none other than comic book writer/artist Howard Chaykin (American Flagg, Black Kiss, Time²).

Playback: Attack the Block (2011) | SIDEBAR FOREVER

Playback: Attack the Block (2011) | SIDEBAR FOREVER

September 13, 2021

In 2011, intergalactic aliens invaded South London and only a band of young street kids could stop them.

On today's pod, we play back the film ‘Attack The Block’, to celebrate its 10th anniversary and discuss the recently-announced sequel. 

What If…?: The Animated Series | SIDEBAR FOREVER

What If…?: The Animated Series | SIDEBAR FOREVER

September 6, 2021

On today's podcast, we react to the first three episodes of Marvel's 'What If...?' animated series streaming now on Disney+.

Playback: The Last Boy Scout (The 30th Anniversary) | SIDEBAR FOREVER

Playback: The Last Boy Scout (The 30th Anniversary) | SIDEBAR FOREVER

August 30, 2021

On this episode, we play back the 1991 buddy action-comedy 'The Last Boy Scout' for its 30th anniversary! Directed by the late Tony Scott and written by Shane Black, this cult classic stars Bruce Willis and Damon Wayans.

"So what's it gonna be, head or gut?"

SIDEBAR CLASSIC - GREG MANCHESS | SIDEBAR FOREVER

SIDEBAR CLASSIC - GREG MANCHESS | SIDEBAR FOREVER

August 23, 2021

Originally broadcast in 2010, here is a classic interview from our 'Barchives' with renowned illustrator/painter Greg Manchess.

With a career spanning over four decades, Manchess’ rich brushwork has graced innumerable magazines and book covers. He is highly lauded with awards from the Society of Illustrators and exhibitions of his original artwork in the United States and abroad.  Greg published his first graphic novel ‘Above The Timberline’ in 2017 to widespread praise.

This episode continues our re-presentation of classic interviews and roundtables from our previous incarnation as SiDEBAR: The Pop Culture Podcast into our podcast feed. We hope that our listeners, both new and old, will enjoy these vintage back episodes and follow us here for new episodes of Sidebar Forever!

Frank Miller: His 5 Best Comics | SIDEBAR FOREVER

Frank Miller: His 5 Best Comics | SIDEBAR FOREVER

August 16, 2021

On this episode, we examine the totality of Frank Miller's comics career and pare it down to his five best comics. Do you agree?

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