Are you prepared for the oral historical past of the San Diego Comedian-Con? Comedian-Con Begins: Origin Tales of the San Diego Comedian-Con and the Rise of Trendy Fandom is a brand new podcast from SiriusXM/Pandora debuting on June twenty second that can do exactly that with a wide range of figures well-known and notorious.
Within the new SXM Podcasts authentic documentary collection, listeners can hint the rise of Comedian-Con within the type of an oral historical past. Weaving collectively private tales and outrageous anecdotes from key gamers within the early days of the conference, the podcast traces the occasion’s evolution from a disorganized gathering of comedian guide and sci-fi geeks to a global cultural pillar the place high studios, networks, and creators showcase the newest developments in sci-fi, comics, and fantasy.
Narrated by sci-fi and horror movie actress Brinke Stevens (The Slumber Social gathering Bloodbath, The Rocketeer) – a really genuine alternative! – the 6-episode collection will embrace interviews with Neil Gaiman, Bruce Campbell, Kevin Smith, and over 30 founding members of the unique San Diego Comedian-Con. I ponder if Bruce will speak about that point I blabbered on at him endlessly.
Anyway, there’s a trailer for the collection that features soundbites from Jackie Estrada and plenty of extra.
Having listened to this trailer, it consists of an anecdote about Logan’s Run and Ocean’s Eleven author George Clayton Johnson, which completely will get my stamp of approval as a result of for those who attended Comedian-Con throughout a sure interval, you have been certain to have a George Clayton Johnson anecdote. Or two.
Primarily based on the PR and trailer, this feels like a really thorough exploration of the San Diego Comedian-Con, and it’s improvement into the cultural behemoth it’s immediately. You might be certain I will likely be listening!
SiriusXM has already been teaming with Marvel for a number of podcasts, together with the discuss present Marvel Methodology – Methodology Man interviewing numerous figures – and the scripted Outdated Man Starlord podcast which debuted on June 1.
Episode 1 of Comedian-Con Begins premieres June 22 on the SXM App, Pandora, Stitcher, and all main podcast platforms, with new episodes out there weekly. The complete 6-episode collection will likely be out there to SXM App and Stitcher Premium subscribers on June 22.