Episode 51 – Fan Expo: Behind the Scenes of Some of Your Favorite Comic Cons
Friend to the show, Jorge from DadToyz pinch hits for Parker this week as he and Tim talk about the many Fan Expo events throughout North America and Canada. They are joined by the Comics Relations Director of Fan Expo, Kevin Boyd. If you were ever curious what it takes to put a large pop culture convention together, all your questions will be answered. Look for a Fan Expo event near you at FanExpoHQ.com
Episode 50 – Collecting Trends, Fads & Tips During a Recession
Is Funko the new Beanie Baby? Tim and Parker discuss why they believe Funko is not a fad. Also, times are tough and collectors are tightening their purse strings during the recession. Listen to find out some tips and tricks to satiate that collecting itch or wait out the tough economy. Follow us on IG @thefunnerpodcast
Episode 49 – What Are You Talking Aboot? The Walking Dead Eh
Tim and Parker are joined by their favorite Canadian and Toy Queen, Big Ern aka Erin Jardine! Join in on the conversation as the trio discuss all things The Walking Dead. Plus, Big Ern takes on Tim in a TWD quiz…a battle for the ages. Who wins? Listen in and find out Eh. Check out Erin on IG @Big_Ern_Toy_Queen
Episode 48 – Summer’s in Full Swing: Happy Independence Day
Lots and lots of Brat(wurst) talk. Tim and Parker discuss some of their 4th of July traditions, as well as some of their favorite Summer activities. Plus, Parker quizzes Tim on the history of independence Day (spoiler alert – Tim clearly did not study for the test). On behalf of the funner crew, we hope you have an amazing Summer full of food, fun & sun!
Episode 47 – LEGO Masters. You Had Me at Lego
Tim and Parker’s love of LEGO is well documented. On this episode, we are thrilled to be joined by professional LEGO artist and season 1 contestant of LEGO Masters, Jermaine Gardner, better known as BX Brix. Learn some inside info about LEGO fans favorite TV reality competition and enjoy some great conversation about those glorious plastic bricks that can bring out the inner kid in anyone. Check out Jermaine’s body of work at brixmediastudios.com
Episode 46 – DadToyz Takeover
Tim and Parker welcome Jorge aka DadToyz back to the funnerdome, only this time Jorge’s the one asking the questions! Learn a bit about Tim and Jorge’s adventures at the recent MegaCon in Orlando. Plus, Jorge battles Parker in a pop culture trivia for the ages. Check out Jorge’s collectibles store in Appleton Wisconsin or follow them on IG @dadtoyz
Episode 45 – The Best Movie Villains of All Time?
Tim and Parker share a few of their pet peeves (hint – back up a few feet people & please wait your turn). Sometimes these pet peeves are enough to push you over the edge, perhaps even enough to unlock your inner villain. In this episode, we cover the greatest movie villains of all time. Agree or disagree? Feel free to weigh in and let us know who are some of your favorite all-time villains on our IG page @thefunnerpodcast
Episode 44 – NFT’s, Gaming & the Metaverse
NFT’s or Non-fungible tokens are one of the hottest new trends in the collecting world and the only thing non fun we allow in the funnerdome. Tim and Parker discuss these digital assets and how they have made their way into the world of gaming, in fact Parker started his own NFT game called Taco Racers! Be sure to check out TacoRacers.io
Episode 43 – Summer Blockbuster Movies
Memorial Day is the unofficial start to the Summer and that means Summer Blockbuster movies baby! Tim and Parker discuss all of their must see movies this Summer to get you out of the heat and into a nice air conditioned theatre. So grab your popcorn and favorite beverage because it’s time to go to the movies funner style.
Episode 42 – Did You Buy a Fake?
Have you ever been online looking to buy that coveted item to add to your collection and something just seemed off? Perhaps the price was too good to be true or the item just didn’t look exactly right…in this episode of funner, Tim and Parker are joined by George from Chicago Toy Company to better help you avoid buying a fake collectible. Check out @chicagotoycompany on IG
Episode 41 – DunderCon: Office Fans Unite!
Tim and Parker are BIG (that’s what she said) fans of the television series The Office, so it only made sense to talk about the foremost convention for Office fans around the world…DunderCon. Arnold Cuervo, co-founder of DunderCon joins the funnerdome to discuss some favorite moments from the Office and also let us know some of the amazing things that will take place at the first ever DunderCon! Check out DunderCon.com for tickets and info
Episode 40 – May the 4th Be With You: Unless You’re Obi-Wan?
A Long time ago (last Wednesday), in a podcast far far away, Tim and Parker recorded an episode so massive in scale that it can only be described as funner! May the 4th is arguably the biggest pop cultureHoliday recognized by Star Wars fans all over the world and T & P are joined by Daniel Henning who shares his infamous encounter with the original Obi-Wan, Sir Alec Guinness. Find out what promise Daniel made as a 12 year old Star Wars superfan. Are these the droids you’re looking for? Check out Daniel’s book Alec Guinness Hated Star Wars or How I Became a Famous Star Wars Fan: A True Star Wars Story
Episode 39 – There Goes My Hero!
April 28th is National Superhero Day, but every day calls for heroes. Tim and Parker discuss the superheroes that shaped their lives, both real and fictional. Enjoy a good ol’ funner conversation and celebrate the heroes in your life. As Uncle Ben said, “With great power, comes great responsibility” and Tim and Parker are up to the task! Check out funnerpodcast.com for everything funner
Episode 38 – May the Schwartz Be With You!
Tim and Parker are joined by Kevin Schwartz, one of the owners of Schwartz Sports Memorabilia to discuss all things sports collectibles. Whether you are new to sports memorabilia collecting or you’re a seasoned vet, you’ll get some valuable information and hear some fun stories. Join in on the funner and download this episode now! Check out some great sports memorabilia at schwartzsportsmemorabilia.com