Voices from the Eyrie – 03 – Awakening Part One

Greg and Jennifer bring on series co-creator, Greg Weisman, to dive into the show’s premiere episode. The choice to set it in Scotland, and how they accidently didn’t contradict actual Scottish history; the terrific script written by Michael Reaves and how he was a savior for the series; the animation and sound design; contrasting Demona and Princess Katharine; and how a show on the Disney Afternoon’s opening episode featured genocide. But, most importantly, the three of them pay tribute to the memory of Ed Asner (1929 – 2021). Follow us on Twitter at: @FromEyrieVisit Jennifer L. Anderson’s online stores at:…

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Voices from the Eyrie – 02 – Making the Show

Greg and Jennifer welcome back series co-creator, Greg Weisman and welcome, for the first time, series co-producer, Frank Paur. The group discusses Greg Weisman moving from development executive at Disney to producing the show with Frank Paur; Frank’s trip to Japan to finalize the look of the show with legendary animator, Kazuyoshi Takeuchi (Akira); bringing New York City to life; unveiling the show to the press, to focus groups, and ultimately to the general public. How David Xanatos and Demona were (and still are) unique and compelling villains. And we briefly touch on why the show got cancelled. All of…

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Voices from the Eyrie – 01 – Developing the Show

Welcome to the inaugeral edition of “Voices from the Eyrie – A Gargoyles Podcast”. Your hosts, Greg Bishansky and Jennifer L. Anderson welcome series creator, Greg Weisman; development artist and character designer, Greg Guler to discuss the early days of production. How what would become an epic action drama started out as a comedy in the vein of “Disney’s Adventures of the Gummi Bears”. The show being pitched to Michael Eisner three times. Overcoming accusations of Satanism; and when Disney first inquired about purchasing Marvel Comics in the mid-90s. All of this and more. Follow us on Twitter at: @FromEyrieVisit…

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Spectacular Radio Episode 51: “Final Curtain” with Greg Weisman & Victor Cook

It’s finally here! The final interview. The Final Curtain. Zach and Greg are rejoined by Greg Weisman and Victor Cook in their longest interview yet discuss in detail the final episode of the series, but also discuss the way the backgrounds tell the story of each home or office, how they kept the reveal to be as satisfying as it was, the difference between a cliffhanger and open-ended storytelling, and definitively… the reason there was no season three. A MUST-LISTEN for any fan of the series. There’s a lot packed in here that I don’t mention, but trust us, there’s…

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Spectacular Radio Episode 50: “Opening Night” Fan-Panel

PENULTIMATE FAN-PANEL! Greg, Zach, and Gerard have a heavy and healthy discussion about this one. Differing opinions across the board as the trio discuss subjective opinions, personal taste, and genuine execution. Discussions include a debate on the Vault Prison, and how Zach’s Experiences as a correctional officer differ or are the same as depicted, a lively debate on the subject of Shakespeare and how it’s used as a framing device in this episode of the series, and much more. Note: This was recorded before the previous episode!   We need YOUR feedback for our finale! Send us an email at spectacularradio@gmail.com,…

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Spectacular Radio Episode 49: “Opening Night” With Greg Weisman and Jennifer L. Anderson

It’s The Spectacular Shakespeare Podcast! Greg, Greg Weisman, and Jennifer L. Anderson discuss their fondness for the Bard’s work, favorite plays, and how “A Midsummer Night’s Dream” was integrated into the penultimate episode. Following that, they discuss elevating Walter Hardy to a much more influential figure in Spidey’s life, and their own experiences on stage.

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