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Welcome one and all to another slice of the ginormous podcast pie that was Stacey's Pop Culture Parlour: Live!

This episode sees us through 1pm-2pm, featuring the absolute darling that is Paul Cornell. As well as talking about Paul's work on Wolverine (why must it come to an end?!) and his progress with the third in his 3-novel series, we also cover such topics as Agents of SHIELD and why Stacey should watch it, how writing is like knitting, how many toys your kid isn't allowed to play with is too many toys your kid isn't allowed to play with, fear of clowns and much more besides!

So nab a cupcake and an iced tea (it's too hot for a proper brew!) and enjoy this second installment of the live Parlour show!

Episode Theme - 'Tequila' by The Champs
End Theme - 'Let Go For Tonight' by Foxes

Apologies for the phone intereference noise at points during this show; what with us checking the donation page and getting tons of wonderfully encouraging Tweets and messages, it was bound to happen ocassionally! Still, sorry for the noise and if I ever do this again (probably won't :P ), I'll learn to keep my phone a little farther away.

If you enjoy this episode, why not throw some coins into the SPCP Live pot, to raise money for Operation Smile? Just go to www.justgiving.com/SPCPLive

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Welcome to the very start of Stacey's Pop Culture Parlour Episode 30; the 24hr Live Charity Episode!

I would like to offer my sincere apologies to the guests for the slightly glitchy sound quality on this; it seems the recorder didn't like being used at the same time as the live broadcast Mixlr feed, and so it's a little skippy in parts. I will try to download the whole 24hr file from Mixlr in order to try to get the best quality stuff for the rest of the guests, however as you can imagine that file is HUGE so it may take me a while! In the meantime, I hope you can stand the glitchiness to check out what the following fine fellows had to say!

This installment takes you from 9:30am-11:30am, and features the delightful Andrew Waugh, Tom Plant and Dan Gaynor, all of whom have strips featured in the wonderful new digital comic, Moose Kid Comics!

Andrew is a Scottish (but not that Scottish) illustrator, cartoonist and teacher of art. He's had his stuff in a TON of places, including Hive, Ink+Paper and more, yet for some reason we talk to him about the size of a dog's nuts... Tom doesn't fair much better, recalling a poo-on-the-train story rather than talking to us about his work in The Beano and The Dandy, for Pete's sake! Dan (with special guest, his lovely Mrs, Fiona) brings the tone back up a notch or two with talk of pancakes, TMNT and his lovely comic Crunchwood.

I hope you all enjoy this first part of the epic podcasting weekender that was SPCP Live!

Episode Theme - 'Tequila' by The Champs
In-Between Theme - 'Jump In The Line' by Harry Belafonte
End Theme - 'Let Go For Tonight' by Foxes


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Well, ladies and gents, Stacey's Pop Culture Parlour Live for Operation Smile has been and gone! Seems a bit like a dream at the moment (that may be because I've only had about 1.5hrs sleep in the last 32hrs or so...), but I thought whilst everything was fresh in my head I'd hop on here and say some very much deserved thank you's.

Firstly though, the whole shebang is now uploaded to my Mixlr showreel, so if you missed anything you can pop over here http://mixlr.com/spcp-live/showreel/spcp-lives-mixlr-6/ and check out the absolute mad brilliance that was the whole show. Not sure why it's showing as being 23hrs 59mins, as we actually ran over a bit; I can only assume the feed must've gone a bit nuts somewhere?! Anyhoo, if you can't be bothered to sift through all that, I will also be editing smaller episodes full of the choice nuggets and releasing them over the next month, so keep your eyes peeled for those!

Right, well, what can I say about the show? It was downright effin' brilliant, is what. I was incredibly nervous to start it, as I was afraid the technology would fail me, or that I'd fudge up my time difference calculations, or other such daft things. However, once we got cracking, it all went absolutely swimmingly! Everything worked as it should, no time differences were squiffy and much fun was had. All of the guests were on time and brilliant, and although Jenni and I hit a bit of a tiredness wall around 2am(ish), we powered through and made it up to 9am this morning. It was a right fabulous time; conversation went from comics to cakes, medieval garb to movies, poo-farting to priesthood and much, much more. Thoroughly fun and enjoyable, and to top it all off, I sang Yakko's World live without the lyrics (with fewer mistakes than I'd envisioned), got a bit emotional when we beat our donation target, and generally had a wonderful time.

I would like to extend my honest and heartfelt thanks to so many people;

  • Jenni, for coming on this crazy rollercoaster with me, staying awake, keeping me company, covering my toilet trips and being an excellent co-host. I couldn't have done this on my own, and your support and friendship is massively appreciated.
  • All of my guests, I hope you realise just how much it means to me that you took time from your day to join my little fundraiser and make it the varied, super funny, crazy enjoyable show it was. You were all fantastic, and I like to think I made some new friends whilst laughing and joking with old buddies, and I hope to speak to you all again soon, either on future episodes or in person at cons and whatnot. I love you all for your help!
  • Everyone who tuned in, thank you for giving this crazy experiment in fundraising a chance. I was nervous that the show wouldn't pull in any listeners or dosh for the charity, and I was genuinely overwhelmed by the largley positive repsonse to the show.
  • Everyone who donated, thank you so much! I wasn't putting it on when I got teary towards the end there; my biggest fear for the show was not pulling in the dough for Operation Smile, and you all need to know just how much I appreciate every single donation, whatever it's size. You've helped change a lot of children's lives today and for that I can never thank you enough.
  • To all who Tweeted using the hashtag #SPCPLive, RT'd links and pages, shared and liked links, photos and statuses on Facebook and sent encouraging messages via various social media; thank you so much! To know that there were people listening out there, rooting for Jenni and I and supporting us every step of the way, even at stupid o'clock in the morning, was overwhelming and very touching.
  • Mom, thank you for the cakes and champers!

I'd better go now because I'm getting all emotional again (apparently lack of sleep makes me really sappy; who knew?!) but before I do, here's that Just Giving link again www.justgiving.com/SPCPLive The page will stay open for a couple of months, I think, so if you can't afford to give til payday, but want to, you still can!

Thanks again. You're all stars.


Hi all!

Hopefully by now, you'll all be aware that tomorrow (that's Saturday 12th July 2014) myself and my good friend Jenni will be hosting a live 24hr podcast to raise money for Operation Smile. From 9am UK time on Saturday, you can tune into the show via www.mixlr.com/spcp-live and donate at www.justgiving.com/SPCPLive I'll be attempting to Tweet and post piccies on Instagram with the hashtag #SPCPLive if you want to join in!

Without further ado, here's the (pretty much) finished schedule (please note that times and guests may be subject to change on the day, as people may join in, drop out or re-jig, so keep an eye on my Twitter feed (@StacebobT) for any changes):

09:00-09:30 Intro & Opening Ramble
09:30-10:15 Andrew Waugh (Moose Kid Comics)
10:15-10:45 Tom Plant (The Beano, The Dandy, Moose Kid Comics)
10:45-11:30 Dan Gaynor (Crunchwood, Moose Kid Comics)
11:30-12:15 Live Lunch with Stacebob and Jenni
12:15-12:30 Donation Check
13:00-14:00 Paul Cornell (Wolverine, James Quill novel series)
14:00-15:00 Lee Grice (Small Press Big Mouth Podcast)
15:00-15:45 Luke Foster (Center of Somewhere, Magnumcast Podcast)
15:45-16:00 Donation Check
16:00-17:00 Jamal Igle (Action Lab Comics, Molly Danger)
17:00-17:30 Matt Farr (Dissecting Worlds Podcast)
17:30-18:15 Tim Swann (Psycomedia Podcast)
18:15-19:00 Ash Paulsen (Game Xplain, UDON Entertainment)
19:00-19:45 Brenda Kirk (Geektress Podcast)
19:45-20:00 Donation Check
20:00-20:45 Bevis Musson (Knight & Dragon, Dead Queen Detectives)
20:45-21:30 Dion & Clover Winton-Polack (Scrolls Podcast)
21:30-22:00 Jenni and I Do Reviews
22:00-22:45 Improper Books (Matt Gibbs, Laura Trinder, Chris Wildgoose)
22:45-23:00 Donation Check
23:00-00:00 Andi Ewington (Forty-Five, Com.X Comics)
00:00-01:00 Nick Papaconstantinou (MOMB Podcast)
01:00-01:15 Donation Check
01:15-02:15 Leigh Gallagher (2000AD)
02:15-05:30 Jenni and I Do Sleep Deprived Nonsense Talk
05:30-06:30 Pat Loika (Loikamania Podcast, Comixology)
06:30-07:15 My Mom!
07:15-08:15 Adam Hughes (Too Darn Much!)
08:15-08:45 Quick Round Up and Final Thoughts (Jerry Springer Stylee!)
08:45-09:00 Charity Page Total, Links & Outro

For more information on all of our guests, check out https://www.dropbox.com/s/5vw1e9fmsx3y1og/PC.pdf for the super awesome info pack created by Jenni herself. We hope at least a few of you can tune in for at least a little while, and any donations, however large or small, are hugely appreciated!

Love and hugs

Stacebob x

Welcome lovely ladies and gorgeous guys to another episode of Stacey's Pop Culture Parlour! This month Stacey is joined by her buddy, previous podcaster and massive nerd, Sam Harrison!

In this the 29th installment of The Parlour, Stacey and Sam get down to the nitty gritty of why the How I Met Your Mother finale just didn't do it for them, as well as reviewing X-Men: Days of Future Past, Saga, Captain America: Winter Soldier and much more! Stacey also regales Sam with tales of all of her live music expolits of late (Prince, you guys, PRINCE) and the pair discuss how to improve future X-Men movies, professional facial hair grooming sessions, Irredeemable Ant-Man, Danganronpa: Trigger Happy Havoc and loads more tangents besides. All this, plus an update on the live 24hr charity episode of Stacey's Pop Culture Parlour.

Speaking of, please take some time to save the link to your browser www.mixlr.com/spcp-live and be sure to tune in from 9am UK time on Saturday 12th July for a whole load of fun! Stacey and Jenni will be joined by the likes of Pat Loika, Gerry Duggan, Adam Hughes, Ash Paulsen, a bunch of podcasting buddies and others besides; it's gonna be a whale of a time! If you aren't available to check in on the 12th, but would still like to donate to Stacey's cause, Operation Smile, please go to www.justgiving.com/SPCPLive to give what you can. Don't forget to join the Facebook group for info and updates!

Anyhoo, back to this show; enjoy Sam and Stacey's digression-filled ramble sesh!

Episode Theme - 'Cayucos' by Cayucas
End Theme - 'Dance Apocalyptic' by Janelle Monae

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Hellloooooo and welcome to Episode 28 of Stacey's Pop Culture Parlour! In the Parlour with Stacey this month is Podcast X's own Trenchcoat Mafia!

Join the pair as they get tangent-y all over the place, discussing Doctor Who, Adventure Time, Hannibal, the Lego Movie and much more.

So grab a cuppa and enjoy this latest installment of Stacey's Pop Culture Parlour!

Episode Theme - 'Gary Gilmore's Eyes' by Adverts
End Theme - 'Raspberry Beret' by Prince

The Stacey's Pop Culture Parlour Live Show donation page can be found at www.justgiving.com/spcplive Come join the new Facebook page to stay updated on the guests for the show!

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Hi there, ladies and gents; welcome to Episode 27 of Stacey's Pop Culture Parlour! Joining Stacey in The Parlour this month is her good friend and fellow nerd; Paul Richardson!

Stacey and Paul get their teeth into a heck of a lot of stuff this episode, including reviews of MULP: Sceptre of the Sun, Indestructable Hulk, Broad City, Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D and much more!

Of course, they espouse their opinions on Captain America: Winter Soldier, but Stacey's insanely huge love of the Ninja Turtles distracts them from finishing their thoughts on that one! (In case you're interested; Bucky was amazing, Batroc was so tits he needed to be in it tons more and basically the film is TOPS.)

So grab a drink, a slice of cake (or a hot cross bun), and enjoy this month's Pop Culture Parlour!

Episode Theme - 'Insomniac' by Von Hertzen Brothers
End Theme - 'Relief' by LAKE

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Welcome one and all to Episode 26 of Stacey's Pop Culture Parlour; the podcast best served with tea and cake!

Hold onto your Battenbergs, ladies and gents, as Stacey brings yet another slice of awesome to The Parlour: none other than comic writer extraordinnaire; Kelly Sue DeConnick! For those who have been living under a rock for the past YONKS, Kelly Sue is the mastermind behind Captain Marvel (which, if you aren't reading, then you are missing out on one of Marvel's best comics right now), Pretty Deadly (which is stunning, so hop to it guys!) and loads more besides.

After some technical issues, the ladies get down to it and talk about nigh on everything, including the economics of comics, how much Emma Rios absolutely rules, David Bowie, having breakfast for dinner, reproduction Grease 2-style and much, much more!


Episode Theme - 'Just A Girl' by No Doubt
Kelly Sue's Theme - 'American Girl' by Tom Petty & The Heartbreakers
End Theme - 'Fancy' by Iggy Azalea feat. Charli XCX

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Happy birthday to me! It's Stacey's Pop Culture Parlour's 2nd birthday, and to celebrate Stacey is joined by not one but two lovely gentlemen; Jamie Smart and John-Paul Bove!

Now, in case you're some sort of crazy person and don't know who these wonderful people are; John-Paul Bove is the writer for Panini UK's Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles comic, and the colourist on many, many comics, most notably IDW's Transformers and Jamie is the bonkers mind that created such wonders as Chaffy, Looshkin, Ubu Bubu, Space Raoul and much more! The lads join Stacey (separately, of course; Stacey's technological prowess is not quite prowess-y enough for multiple guests at once!) to talk about all sorts of things, such as conventions and social awkwardness, fishcakes, spoilers, working, colouring, keeping secrets and...spoon shankings?!

So sit back, grab a slice of cheesecake and enjoy this extra-long super-fun episode of Stacey's Pop Culture Parlour!

On a serious note, HUGE thanks to those of you who listen and support this little podcast; I really appreciate every single one of you! Here's to plenty more birthday specials in the future!

Episode Theme - 'Rattlesnake' by St Vincent
Jamie's Theme - 'A Stillness' by The Naked and Famous
John-Paul's Theme - 'Do You Wanna Funk' by Sylvester
End Theme - 'After The Disco' - by Broken Bells

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What's this now; another episode of Stacey's Pop Culture Parlour, less than a week after the last? What the deuce?!

Well, ladies and gents, Stacey had the honour of speaking to an absolute legend and couldn't resist sharing the results with you as soon as humanly possible! You might remember him from such things as Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles, Biker Mice From Mars, The Mask, Animaniacs, Pinky & the Brain and SQUILLIONS more besides; it's the one and only, voice actor extraordinaire and all-round bloody lovely bloke, Rob Paulsen!

Join Rob and Stacey as they talk about all things voice acting, and even more besides! From the perils of the internet to a mutual love of John Williams, voicing not one but two Ninja Turtles and getting paid to make weird grunting noises, this is a must hear episode!

Enjoy! Oh, and... NARF!

Episode Theme - 'Magic Carpet Ride' by Steppenwolf
Snippet Music - 'Birdhouse in Your Soul' by They Might Be Giants
End Theme - 'Kandy Pop' by Bis

Hey guys, Stacey here! Just to get all serious and sappy here; I have to thank Rob again (I will probably never stop thanking him, you know) for taking the time from his busy schedule not only to talk to little old me, but also to make me feel so entirely comfortable, and leave me smiling from ear to ear post interview. He is a tip top chap and I honestly feel hugely lucky to have had the chance to chat with him. I hope you all enjoy the show, and I apologise for the loudness of my mic; it was new and I haven't quite get the hang of it yet!

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