The Weekly Mop Up May 6 2016

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It’s time for The Weekly Mop Up your pop culture roundup. This week there were a ton of great things happening. As always if you want to know what’s going on in the world of Movies, TV, Comics, Sports, Gaming follow us at at the links below! We would love for you to be apart of the Mopcast Community!

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Mobicon May 27-29 Mobile, Alabama

Mobicon May 27-29 Mobile, Alabama

Mopcast is happy to announce it will be at Mobicon this year! We will have a table where JS Walker will be sketching, plus we are hosting a few panels. Here is what we have planned!

Friday

Podcasting for Dummies 12:00pm- 12:45pm in Mobile Bay 1 with How it Stacks. Join the How It Stacks guys JD, Willis and Bulldog with Special guest Scotty White as they discuss how to get started in podcasting. If you are interested in podcasting this is the panel for you!

Bros Booze movies 4:30- 5:15 Mobile Bay 1 Join Scotty and a panel of special guests for this ilve podcast as they discuss the movie Troll and tell you what kind of cocktails go with it. There will be prizes awarded!

Convergence Screening with Director (and mopcast Host) Drew hall 7:30 Mobile Bay 1 Here is your chance to see the film and speak with the filmmaker himself. Film in Mobile! Check out the trailer!

Saturday

The Mopcast Live 11:45-12:30 Mobile Bay 2 Imagine if @Midnight, Ask Me Another, and Harmontown had a love child it would be this show! Join us for part podcast, part game show as three “celebrity” champions answer pop culture trivia questions in hopes to win one lucky Audience member a prize box worth at least $1.00! This is a live podcast! Come join be part of the audience!

Sunday
Star Wars Rebels- 10:00- 10:45 Mobile Bay 2 Join Scotty White and Drew Hall of Rebellion: A Star Wars Rebels Mopcast as they talk about the last two seasons of Star Wars Rebels and what they see for Season 3. This is a live podcast please join be part of the audience and you could win prizes!

Aether 11:00-11:45 Mobile Bay 1 Join Drew Hall and Horst Saurbin (Of the Between the Line Podcast) as they chat about their project Aether! Check out their trailer below!

How It Stacks 3:15-4:00pm Mobile Bay 1. Join the How it’s Stacks crew as they take on a mystery stack! Who knows who or what they will be stacking but trust me you don’t want to miss this. This is a live Podcast so come and join in the fun!

In Pop Culture

May THe 4th
On Wednesday We Celebrated Star Wars Days here were some of our favorite highlights

Sy Snootles Covering Taylor Swift

Star Wars/Empire Mash Up

Tim Russ explains Star Wars Day

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Fantasy Flight Teased their new Force Awakens Era Millennium Falcon and Poe Damron’s X-wing for their X-Wings Miniature Game. You can read about it HERE

Star Wars.com released ‘Jabba Flow’ the song playing in the Catina at Maz’s Castle. The song was written and performed by Lin-Manuel Miranda and JJ Abrams. Check it OUT

There were a few other things besides Star Wars this week

Entertainment Weekly released Images for the New Power Ranger’s armor what do you think?
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Independence Day: Resurgence wants to walk you through the War of 1996

Eli Roth worked with Dark Souls III to present ‘The Witches’

DOOM gets an update in a huge way. Check out the PS4 Trailer!

Warhammer 40K Dawn of War III

Epic Rap Battles of History launched Season 5 with George RR Martin vs JRR Tolkien

As you know the Network loves the Broadway show ‘Hamilton’ and it was nominated for 16 Tony awards including Best Musical. You see the rest of the nominees HERE!