Welcome to the podcast, "What's Shakin With Shaner."
Each episode features an interest of Shakin Shaner that does not always come up in casual conversation. This is his way of celebrating the passion and the madness of the Geek, the Nerd, and often, the Absurd!
Shakin Shaner's Sensational Cycle of Subjects: We have established a cycle of topics for the podcast series meaning each show is on a different topic that the one prior. For example:
1. Animation/Comic books/Superheroes
2. A book, novel, or series of books
3. A absurd debate
4. Movies/television/streaming series
5. Did You Know: A lesser known historical figure or event
Each episode is listed below and click the link to go its separate page with the podcast and additional content.
All Podcast Episodes
Burned fingers, the salmon of knowledge & the heart of Fafnir
Join Shakin Shaner as he discusses the gate control theory of pain and how we instinctively sucked a burned finger. He then heads on a rabbit hole to discuss two mythical heroes and how they gain their power from sucking a burned finger. Discover the absurdity of this episode.
Meet the Fictitious Five!
Shakin Shaner is joined by three expert panelists to create a new superhero team....The Fictitious Five. For some context--this is all in the spirit of the comic books Flaming Carrot and the Mystery Men.
The Adventures of Jonny Quest with Mike from Comics in the Golden Age.
Shakin Shaner and Mike from Comics in the Golden Age (@ComicsintheGA) let their geek flags fly on the original Adventures of Jonny Quest which aired in 1964!
Movies that Scare Us with Jeff, the Movie Guy.
Shakin Shaner and his friend Jeff discuss monster movies, Hitchcock, 80's slasher movies, alien movies, vampire, zombie, and several other movies that they find scary or disturbing.
The novel, Ivanhoe
Shakin Shaner and his friend Randy, a fellow book worm, embark on an enthusiastic nerd-in on Ivanhoe. They explore this 200 year old novel. One of the 10 best adventure novels, ever!
Sean Connery James Bond
Shakin Shaner and Jeff pay homage to Sean Connery as the definitive James Bond. Join them as they explore the movies and the lasting impact of Sean Connery.
Odd Thomas, by Dean Koontz.
Shakin Shaner is joined by Jeremy, fellow Marine and fan of Odd Thomas. Jeremy shared this novel with Shakin Shaner years ago and listen to them get their nerd-on.
General Smedley Butler, the life and legacy of Old Gimlet Eye.
Shakin Shaner explores Major General Smedley Butler and dives into his participation in the March of the Bonus Army, the Business Plot and his book, "War is a Racket".
A debate-Jetson Transport Tubes Thingies
Shakin Shaner is joined by four expert panelists to debate the complex issue of the Jetson Transport Tube Thingies: Why don't we have them and who dropped the ball.
Spider Man & His Amazing Friends
Shakin Shaner hosts Mike from Comics in the Golden Age (@ComicsintheGA) in a geek out on the 1981 Saturday morning cartoon, Spider Man & His Amazing Friends.