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'Shelf Conscious' Trailer
Coming soon to Hard NOC Media, Shelf Conscious is a brand new podcast all about the world of toy collecting. Join host Keith Chow as he discusses action figures with fellow collectors and industry professionals. Subscribe on Apple Podcasts and YouTube! Shelf Conscious, where we always come collect!
Art and theme music by Jamie Noguchi.
217. 'Snake Eyes' Trailer Reaction
Dominic, Britney, and Keith react to the official Snake Eyes: G.I. Joe Origins trailer and why Henry Golding's portrayal of the character is so meaningful. They also watched a short behind-the-scenes feature and differentiate between the G.I. Joe comics and cartoons, and Keith explains why he no longer cares if Iron Fist is Asian American anymore.
Bonus: Barry Jenkins and the Cast of Amazon's 'The Underground Railroad'
Jamal sat down with Barry Jenkins and the cast to talk about the project's impact on them and what they hope audiences take away from it as well. You can find our conversation in full below and be sure to check out The Underground Railroad when it premieres on Prime Video May 14.
216. Marvel's Fantastic Phase Four and 'Venom' Too
Dominic, Britney, and Keith break down Marvel's Phase Four announcement video, as well as the trailer for Sony's Venom sequel. Later, Keith talks to his Secret Identities partner Jerry Ma about his new Kickstarter project, The Monkey King.
Bonus: Chiara Aurelia Discusses 'Cruel Summer'
Chiara Aurelia portrays Jeanette Turner, a nerdy and sweet high schooler who wants more from life, in Freeform’s highly anticipated new drama Cruel Summer. In this Hard NOC bonus, Sophia got to speak with the actress all about the series and episode 4, “You Don’t Hunt, You Don’t Eat,” before it aired so beware: we will be getting into spoilers.
215. How to Be 'The Good Asian' with Pornsak Pichetshote
For AAPI Heritage Month, Dominic and Keith are joined by writer Pornsak Pichetshote to talk about his new book, The Good Asian!