Originally Aired: 07/17/20 – We review Cursed. We talk with actor Veronica Taylor of Pokemon and with organizer Renee Witterstaetter of Happy Space POP Con.

Show Notes:

FRIENDLY PANDEMIC REMINDER: Wash your hands (<20 seconds), cough/sneeze into your elbow, stay 6 feet apart and only go outside if it’s essential. Also, thank essential workers and DON’T HOARD!

We talk with actor Veronica Taylor to talk about her amazing career! Veronica voiced Ash on Pokemon, April O’Neil on Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles, Sailor Pluto on Sailor Moon, and many more! Veronica Taylor became a mainstay of Saturday morning cartoons, best known for playing the original Ash and May on the first 8 seasons of Pokemon and April on Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles. Current projects include Nickelodeon’s Welcome to the Wayne, Dragon Ball Super: Broly, Dragon Ball Super, Sailor Moon, Sprout’s Ollie and Moon and Astroblast, Aria, Mofy, Fire Emblem Heroes, and Valkyria Chronicles 4. Anime favorites include Slayers, His and Hers Circumstances, and Nana Seven of Seven among others. She has done numerous voices for animation, video games, audiobooks, commercials, and documentaries.

Our review of Netflix’s Cursed starring Katherine Langford, Devon Terrell and Gustaf Skarsgård. Based on the upcoming book of the same name, Cursed is a re-imagining of the Arthurian legend, told through the eyes of Nimue, a teenage heroine with a mysterious gift who is destined to become the powerful (and tragic) Lady of the Lake. After her mother’s death, she finds an unexpected partner in Arthur, a young mercenary, in a quest to find Merlin and deliver an ancient sword. Over the course of her journey, Nimue will become a symbol of courage and rebellion against the terrifying Red Paladins, and their complicit King Uther.

We also talk with Renee Witterstaetter who returns to promote the Happy Space POP Con! The Happy Space POP Con is a virtual con experience featuring panels with some great talent. Throughout the summer, you can enjoy events showcasing legendary comic creators and actors in the comfort of your own home! Each event only costs $4.99! Renee tells us more about it! Find out more about the HappySpacePOPCon at their website HERE.

It was a great show!

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Production Credits:

Geek Hard Logo – Candice Hibbard and Rich Robbins
Technical Production – Gary LaBarr, Recorded at the Reality Radio 101 Studio
Hosts/Producers – Andrew Young & James Green

Music Credits:

Opening Music “Eterna Teen” by Mark
“Cannon Will” by Chokeules
“Head High” by Chokeules
“Pokémon Theme Song” by Jason Paige
“Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles (2003) Theme” by Norman J Grossfeld & Russel Velazquez
“Nails” by Elephant Music
“We Will Go Home (Song of Exile)” by Leah
“Happy Pop” by Elizabeth & the Catapult
Closing Music “Kelly’s Heroes” by Black Grape”