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Fandom Uniting Against Donald Trump, LIVE Tonight on Graphic Policy Radio

GP Radio pic MondaySince the election of Donald Trump as President many have been wondering what they can do to make their voice heard, get involved to fight what may be coming, and fight against the hate that’s been unleashed. Many in entertainment and fandom have been voicing their displeasure with the election and are working to add not just their voices but also their talent to the mix. Joining this politically focused episode of Graphic Policy Radio is Andrew Slack, co-founder of the Harry Potter Alliance, and Rafael Shimunov, the Creative Director at Working Families Party. Both will talk about some of their plans and give ideas on how you can get involved.

The show airs LIVE tonight at 10pm ET.

Andrew Slack is the creator and co-founder of the Harry Potter Alliance, Odds In Our Favor, Superman Is An Immigrant, The Rebel Alliance, and now the Hamilton Alliance as he builds a network called imagine Better. He’s the Civic Imagination Fellow at Civic Hall. His work is focused on using the power of stories to unleash the civic imagination through a methodology he calls “cultural acupuncture.” Follow him on Twitter @andrewslack.

Rafael Shimunov is the Creative Director at Working Families Party, a growing progressive party that works inside and outside of the Democratic Party by challenging corporate Democrats with progressive Democrats. Follow him on Twitter @rafaelshimunov.

We want to hear from you. Tweet us your thoughts @graphicpolicy.

Listen in LIVE tonight at 10pm ET.

Listen to Graphic Policy Radio Talk the Best Comics of 2015 on Demand

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It’s a new year and that means “best of” lists are flooding the internet as folks say what they think topped 2015. The Graphic Policy Radio team of Brett and Elana discuss what they think are the best comics and graphic novels of 2015!

Didn’t get to read a lot of comics? Wondering what you might have missed? Thinking about where to start in 2016? This is the show for you to get ideas as to some of the comics that topped last year.

You can also read Elana’s choices here.

Graphic Policy Radio Talks the Best Comics of 2015 this Monday LIVE!

GP Radio pic MondayIt’s a new year and that means “best of” lists are flooding the internet as folks say what they think topped 2015. The Graphic Policy Radio team of Brett and Elana this Monday discuss what they think are the best comics and graphic novels of 2015!

The show airs this Monday LIVE at 10pm ET!

Didn’t get to read a lot of comics? Wondering what you might have missed? Thinking about where to start in 2016? This is the show for you to get ideas as to some of the comics that topped last year.

We of course want to hear from you too! Tweet us your thoughts @graphicpolicy

Listen to the show live this Monday at 10pm ET.

Listen to Jonesing for Jessica Episode 5 AKA The Sandwich Saved Me on Demand

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Are you jonesing for Jessica Jones? We know we are! Jonesing for Jessica discusses the hit Marvel and Netflix show Jessica Jones episode by episode.

Graphic Policy Radio hosts Brett and Elana are discussing the series episode by episode and are joined each week by special guests. For this week’s episode the team is joined by Logan Dalton and Janine Fleri to discuss the fifth episode of Jessica Jones “AKA The Sandwich Saved Me.”

Despite Jessica’s objections, Trish’s new friend Simpson gets involved in the hunt for Kilgrave. Jessica recalls a pivotal moment in her life.

Logan is a nerdy, bisexual ginger, who recently graduated university with a degree in English Literature and Overanalyzing Comic Books. He is the comics editor for Canadian pop culture site Popoptiq.com and writes about them for therainbowhub.com. His favorite superhero is Kitty Pryde, and his favorite current comic is The Wicked + The Divine.

He is currently writing about Jessica Jones in his weekly column Investigating Alias, an issue by issue look at the original comic in which she appeared

Janine holds a BA in film studies and creative writing from Sarah Lawrence College and an MA in Media Studies from the New School. In addition to a day job that utilizes neither of these degrees she is co-founder and event host for the Green Mountain Gore Society, a cult, horror, and B-movie appreciation community in Burlington, VT.

Jonesing for Jessica Episode 5 AKA The Sandwich Saved Me this Thursday

737135-jessica-jones_828x1104Are you jonesing for Jessica Jones? We know we are! Jonesing for Jessica discusses the hit Marvel and Netflix show Jessica Jones episode by episode. A new episode airs LIVE this Thursday at 10pm ET.

Graphic Policy Radio hosts Brett and Elana are discussing the series episode by episode and are joined each week by special guests. For this week’s episode the team is joined by Logan Dalton and Janine Fleri to discuss the fifth episode of Jessica Jones “AKA The Sandwich Saved Me.”

Despite Jessica’s objections, Trish’s new friend Simpson gets involved in the hunt for Kilgrave. Jessica recalls a pivotal moment in her life.

Logan is a nerdy, bisexual ginger, who recently graduated university with a degree in English Literature and Overanalyzing Comic Books. He is the comics editor for Canadian pop culture site Popoptiq.com and writes about them for therainbowhub.com. His favorite superhero is Kitty Pryde, and his favorite current comic is The Wicked + The Divine.

He is currently writing about Jessica Jones in his weekly column Investigating Alias, an issue by issue look at the original comic in which she appeared

Janine holds a BA in film studies and creative writing from Sarah Lawrence College and an MA in Media Studies from the New School. In addition to a day job that utilizes neither of these degrees she is co-founder and event host for the Green Mountain Gore Society, a cult, horror, and B-movie appreciation community in Burlington, VT.

You can listen in live this Thursday at 10pm ET.

Listen to Jonesing for Jessica Episode 4 AKA 99 Friends on Demand

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Are you jonesing for Jessica Jones? We know we are! Jonesing for Jessica discusses the hit Marvel and Netflix show Jessica Jones episode by episode.

Graphic Policy Radio hosts Brett and Elana are discussing the series episode by episode and are joined each week by special guests. For this week’s episode the team was joined by Scott Eric Kaufman and Sarah Rasher to discuss the fourth episode of Jessica Jones “AKA 99 Friends.”

In the fourth episode a new case demands attention as Jessica tries to find out who’s spying on her for Kilgrave. Trish’s radio show yields unexpected consequences.

Scott is an assistant editor at Salon. He taught at a university, but then thought better of it. Follow him at @scottekaufman.

Sarah is, among other things, a freelance writer based in Chicago. You can follow her on Twitter at @pas_dechat and read her opinions on figure skating and football at thefinersports.sportsblog.com.

Jonesing for Jessica Episode 4 AKA 99 Friends this Monday at 7pm ET

737135-jessica-jones_828x1104Are you jonesing for Jessica Jones? We know we are! Jonesing for Jessica discusses the hit Marvel and Netflix show Jessica Jones episode by episode. The next episode will air LIVE this Monday at 7pm ET.

Graphic Policy Radio hosts Brett and Elana are discussing the series episode by episode and are joined each week by special guests. For this week’s episode the team is joined by Scott Eric Kaufman and Sarah Rasher to dicuss the fourth episode of Jessica Jones “AKA 99 Friends.”

In the fourth episode a new case demands attention as Jessica tries to find out who’s spying on her for Kilgrave. Trish’s radio show yields unexpected consequences.

Scott is an assistant editor at Salon. He taught at a university, but then thought better of it. Follow him at @scottekaufman.

Sarah is, among other things, a freelance writer based in Chicago. You can follow her on Twitter at @pas_dechat and read her opinions on figure skating and football at http://thefinersports.sportsblog.com.

Listen to the episode live this Monday at 7pm ET.

Marjorie Liu Discusses Monstress with Graphic Policy Radio

GP Radio pic MondayThis Monday sees a brand new episode of Graphic Policy Radio with a special guest Marjorie Liu who makes her first time appearance on the show to discuss her newest comic series Monstress, her career, and more!

The show airs LIVE this Monday at 10pm ET.

New York Times bestselling and award-winning writer Marjorie Liu is best known for her fiction and comic books. She teaches comic book writing at MIT, and she leads a class on Popular Fiction at the Voices of Our Nation (VONA) workshop.

Ms. Liu is a highly celebrated comic book writer. Her extensive work with Marvel includes the bestselling Dark Wolverine series, NYX: No Way Home, X-23, and Black Widow: The Name of the Rose. She received national media attention for Astonishing X-Men, which featured the gay wedding of X-Man Northstar and was subsequently nominated for a GLAAD Media Award for outstanding media images of the lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender community. Ms. Liu also wrote the story for the animated film, Avengers Confidential: Black Widow and Punisher, which was produced by Marvel, Sony Pictures Entertainment (Japan) Inc., and Madhouse Inc.

Her newest work is Monstress is an original, creator-owned comic book series with Japanese artist (and X-23 collaborator) Sana Takeda. The series is set in an alternate, matriarchal 1920’s Asia and follows a girl’s struggle to survive the trauma of war. With a cast of girls and monsters and set against a richly imagined aesthetic of art deco-inflected steampunk, the first issue was an instant hit.

On top of that Ms. Liu is also the author of more than 19 novels, is a frequent lecturer and guest speaker, and was previously a lawyer.

We want to hear from you too! Tweet us your questions to @graphicpolicy.com.

And listen in LIVE this Monday!

Graphic Policy Radio: All-New, All-Different Grayson and Constantine, LIVE this Monday

GP Radio pic MondayThis Monday is a brand new episode of Graphic Policy Radio, the show that mixes comics and politics. This Monday we discuss some of the latest comic news and releases! The show airs LIVE this Monday at 10pm ET.

On tap for this Monday we’ll be discussing:

  • Marvel has made more and more announcements with their All-New, All-Different relaunch/revamp which begins soon! We’ll discuss some of the latest news and series announced.
  • DC Comics has had some interesting and fun releases lately. We discuss two of them. This week we’ll be chatting the latest issues of Constantine the Hellblazer and Grayson.

We want to hear from you too! Tweet us your thoughts @graphicpolicy

Listen in live this Monday.

Listen to Fear the Walking Fanboys, LIVE this Sunday

gp-radio-pic-sundayThis Sunday immediately following Fear the Walking Dead is Fear the Walking Fanboys. Join us as soon as soon as the show ends as we discuss what happened on the latest episode and make predictions of what’s to come. Fear the Walking Dead airs on AMC from 9pm to a little after 10pm ET on AMC, so we’ll start as soon as the episode ends.

This week’s Fear the Walking Dead is entitled “Cobalt.”

The National Guard’s plan for the neighborhood is revealed; Travis and Madison make a difficult decision.

So join us as we discuss the latest episode and we want to hear from you too! Call in with your thoughts or Tweet them to us @graphicpolicy

So, listen in LIVE this Sunday immediately following Fear the Walking Dead.

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