Look everybody–It’s John Hodgman! John stops by at New York Comic Con to chat with Adam about his latest projects, comics, fan culture, and what Marvel character he’d want to play on film. Plus, surprise appearances by some of their friends!
Adam meets up with cosplayer Jay Justice at New York Comic Con to talk about comics fandom, inclusiveness and diversity in the cosplay community, and some of their favorite costumes from the convention.
Norm, Jeremy, and Kishore plan an after-work hangout to read Guardians of the Galaxy comic books, but first, record a podcast about the latest Apple Mac event rumors, Tesla’s Model 3 production schedule, Google Pixel reviews, and new Pinball machines. Plus, Norm continues to try to convince the guys to watch Westworld!
Working alongside 50 kids at a maker space in Baltimore, Adam helps build the official display sign for the first ever South by South Lawn. SXSL is a gathering of artists, entrepreneurs, thinkers, and makers at The White House’s south lawn to share ideas, art, and action. And at the event, Adam meets and chats with some of the scientists, educators, and makers who are all working to make a positive impact in our shared future.
Shot by Burke Doeren, Tyson Call, and Duncan Wolfe
Edited by Casey Redmon
Adam gets up close with Codename Colossus, a mechanized walking robot designed, prototyped, built, and painted by Michael Sng (aka Machination Studio). Michael and Adam chat about toy design, 3D printing, and garage kits. We couldn’t stop geeking out about this robot!
Shot and edited by Adam Isaak
Music by Jinglepunks
We review Lenovo’s Yoga Book, a 2-in-1 that’s one of the smallest hybrid computers we’ve used. Patrick and Norm evaluate its capacitive glass keyboard, which also doubles as a wacom drawing tablet.
We take a look at the interactive augmented reality features in Skip Brittenham’s book, Between Worlds.
Adam recaps his recent travels in which he visited nine states in twelve days! From helping with the White House’s South By South Lawn event to visiting maker spaces on the East Coast, it’s been a busy month! We also hear about Will’s trip to New York’s Oculus train station, and the Phil Tippett prop auction.
At New York Comic Con, Adam sits down with comic book artist Chris Eliopoulos to learn about the history and process of lettering in comics. It’s a fascinating dive into an art form that’s an essential part of comic storytelling.
Discovery astronauts Dave Bowman and Frank Poole finally get sixth scale interpretations in these detailed figures from Executive Replicas. We chat with the company’s co-founder to learn about the making of these space suits and figures, and the plans to make a full-size spacesuit replica for sale in the future.