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FC3 Monkey Business

We are the FC3 Monkey Business Podcast, the Geek/Nerd Podcast arm of the Mighty Monkey Corporation/Flower City Comic Con! If you already know who we are, thank you for seeking us out and please feel free to join in the conversation! We create weekly podcasts (which release on Wednesdays at noon) on every geeky topic and since we believe every topic is geeky if you love it enough, you never know what you are going to get! We will bring you interviews with local and national people of interest and the latest in Flower City Comic Con news.

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Celebrating John Williams
Monkey Business stars Chris Frank, Tanya Metras, Billy D’Ettorre, and sometimes Dan Carmen. They all identify as geeks, and want to bring their love of everything to you. After all, anything can be geeky if you love it enough! Monkey Business is brought to you by Mighty Monkey Corporation, which also brings you Flower City Comic Con.  Do you like what we do? Subscribe, leave a review! Do you really like us? Buy us a cup of coffee, or two!  https://www.buymeacoffee.com/MightyMonkey Do you want to know all about the Mighty Monkey Corporation and all it does? Visit our link tree to visit all of our sites, including our Patreon!  https://linktr.ee/mightymonkey Most of all, thanks for stopping by, we hope you enjoyed your stay, and we look forward to you joining us next time! ★ Support this podcast on Patreon ★
66:10 02/15/2022
Halloween 2021
Monkey Business returns from its hiatus with Tanya, Anne, and Deanna bringing some Halloween to you!Monkey Business stars Chris Frank, Tanya Metras, Billy D’Ettorre, and sometimes Dan Carmen. They all identify as geeks, and want to bring their love of everything to you. After all, anything can be geeky if you love it enough! Monkey Business is brought to you by Mighty Monkey Corporation, which also brings you Flower City Comic Con.  Do you like what we do? Subscribe, leave a review! Do you really like us? Buy us a cup of coffee, or two!  https://www.buymeacoffee.com/MightyMonkey Do you want to know all about the Mighty Monkey Corporation and all it does? Visit our link tree to visit all of our sites, including our Patreon!  https://linktr.ee/mightymonkey Most of all, thanks for stopping by, we hope you enjoyed your stay, and we look forward to you joining us next time! ★ Support this podcast on Patreon ★
51:29 10/27/2021
Robin Hood Men In Tights
We finish off our Mel Brooks section by talking about the 1993 film Robin Hood: Men In Tights! And yes, Tanya actually liked this one! What are your thoughts on it? Monkey Business stars Chris Frank, Tanya Metras, Billy D’Ettorre, and sometimes Dan Carmen. They all identify as geeks, and want to bring their love of everything to you. After all, anything can be geeky if you love it enough! Monkey Business is brought to you by Mighty Monkey Corporation, which also brings you Flower City Comic Con.  Do you like what we do? Subscribe, leave a review! Do you really like us? Buy us a cup of coffee, or two!  https://www.buymeacoffee.com/MightyMonkey Do you want to know all about the Mighty Monkey Corporation and all it does? Visit our link tree to visit all of our sites, including our Patreon!  https://linktr.ee/mightymonkey Most of all, thanks for stopping by, we hope you enjoyed your stay, and we look forward to you joining us next time! ★ Support this podcast on Patreon ★
70:32 07/28/2021
History of the World, Part 1
This is no inquisition, this week we talk about Mel Brooks' classic 1981 film History of the World, Part 1! We tell you our thoughts on it, we love hearing your thoughts too! Monkey Business stars Chris Frank, Tanya Metras, Billy D’Ettorre, and sometimes Dan Carmen. They all identify as geeks, and want to bring their love of everything to you. After all, anything can be geeky if you love it enough! Monkey Business is brought to you by Mighty Monkey Corporation, which also brings you Flower City Comic Con.  Do you like what we do? Subscribe, leave a review! Do you really like us? Buy us a cup of coffee, or two!  https://www.buymeacoffee.com/MightyMonkey Do you want to know all about the Mighty Monkey Corporation and all it does? Visit our link tree to visit all of our sites, including our Patreon!  https://linktr.ee/mightymonkey Most of all, thanks for stopping by, we hope you enjoyed your stay, and we look forward to you joining us next time! ★ Support this podcast on Patreon ★
75:44 07/21/2021
Spaceballs: The Monkey Business Podcast
A short time ago in a podcast very, very, very, very near you, the Monkey Business podcast about Spaceballs was recorded. Chris Starr was joined by Princess Tanya, King Billy, Darfolomew to talk about this classic movie from the 80's. Seen it? What do you think about it? Does it stand the test of time? Monkey Business stars Chris Frank, Tanya Metras, Billy D’Ettorre, and sometimes Dan Carmen. They all identify as geeks, and want to bring their love of everything to you. After all, anything can be geeky if you love it enough! Monkey Business is brought to you by Mighty Monkey Corporation, which also brings you Flower City Comic Con.  Do you like what we do? Subscribe, leave a review! Do you really like us? Buy us a cup of coffee, or two!  https://www.buymeacoffee.com/MightyMonkey Do you want to know all about the Mighty Monkey Corporation and all it does? Visit our link tree to visit all of our sites, including our Patreon!  https://linktr.ee/mightymonkey Most of all, thanks for stopping by, we hope you enjoyed your stay, and we look forward to you joining us next time! ★ Support this podcast on Patreon ★
79:44 07/14/2021
Back To The Future Part III
Monkey Business stars Chris Frank, Tanya Metras, Billy D’Ettorre, and sometimes Dan Carmen. They all identify as geeks, and want to bring their love of everything to you. After all, anything can be geeky if you love it enough! Monkey Business is brought to you by Mighty Monkey Corporation, which also brings you Flower City Comic Con.  Do you like what we do? Subscribe, leave a review! Do you really like us? Buy us a cup of coffee, or two!  https://www.buymeacoffee.com/MightyMonkey Do you want to know all about the Mighty Monkey Corporation and all it does? Visit our link tree to visit all of our sites, including our Patreon!  https://linktr.ee/mightymonkey Most of all, thanks for stopping by, we hope you enjoyed your stay, and we look forward to you joining us next time! ★ Support this podcast on Patreon ★
66:39 07/07/2021
Back To The Future Part 2
We travel to the future this week, which is actually our past. Then we go to the past, but it's not the right past. So we go farther into the past to correct the future. But something happens and we end up even farther back in time! Welcome to Back to the Future Part 2! Join us on this rollercoaster ride of time travel! Monkey Business stars Chris Frank, Tanya Metras, Billy D’Ettorre, and sometimes Dan Carmen. They all identify as geeks, and want to bring their love of everything to you. After all, anything can be geeky if you love it enough! Monkey Business is brought to you by Mighty Monkey Corporation, which also brings you Flower City Comic Con.  Do you like what we do? Subscribe, leave a review! Do you really like us? Buy us a cup of coffee, or two!  https://www.buymeacoffee.com/MightyMonkey Do you want to know all about the Mighty Monkey Corporation and all it does? Visit our link tree to visit all of our sites, including our Patreon!  https://linktr.ee/mightymonkey Most of all, thanks for stopping by, we hope you enjoyed your stay, and we look forward to you joining us next time! ★ Support this podcast on Patreon ★
54:29 06/30/2021
Back To The Future
Are you telling me you built a time machine, out of a Delorean? We're traveling back to 1985 and the release of Back to the Future! What made the movie become a beloved classic? What do you love about the movie? Monkey Business stars Chris Frank, Tanya Metras, Billy D’Ettorre, and sometimes Dan Carmen. They all identify as geeks, and want to bring their love of everything to you. After all, anything can be geeky if you love it enough! Monkey Business is brought to you by Mighty Monkey Corporation, which also brings you Flower City Comic Con.  Do you like what we do? Subscribe, leave a review! Do you really like us? Buy us a cup of coffee, or two!  https://www.buymeacoffee.com/MightyMonkey Do you want to know all about the Mighty Monkey Corporation and all it does? Visit our link tree to visit all of our sites, including our Patreon!  https://linktr.ee/mightymonkey Most of all, thanks for stopping by, we hope you enjoyed your stay, and we look forward to you joining us next time! ★ Support this podcast on Patreon ★
72:00 06/16/2021
Return of the Jedi
We conclude our discussions on the original Star Wars trilogy with, of course, Return of the Jedi. No movie is perfect of course, but what made this trilogy of movies so enduring that they have spawned so many books, tv shows, movies, and so much more? While this concludes our talk about Star Wars for now, we will return to this property soon! We'd love to hear your thoughts! Monkey Business stars Chris Frank, Tanya Metras, Billy D’Ettorre, and sometimes Dan Carmen. They all identify as geeks, and want to bring their love of everything to you. After all, anything can be geeky if you love it enough! Monkey Business is brought to you by Mighty Monkey Corporation, which also brings you Flower City Comic Con.  Do you like what we do? Subscribe, leave a review! Do you really like us? Buy us a cup of coffee, or two!  https://www.buymeacoffee.com/MightyMonkey Do you want to know all about the Mighty Monkey Corporation and all it does? Visit our link tree to visit all of our sites, including our Patreon!  https://linktr.ee/mightymonkey Most of all, thanks for stopping by, we hope you enjoyed your stay, and we look forward to you joining us next time! ★ Support this podcast on Patreon ★
78:03 06/09/2021
The Empire Strikes Back
One of the greatest sequels of all time? This week we talk about Episode V, The Empire Strikes Back. After the amazing success of the original Star Wars, a sequel was bound to happen. Is it better than the original? Why, or why not? We give you our opinions, let's hear yours!Monkey Business stars Chris Frank, Tanya Metras, Billy D’Ettorre, and sometimes Dan Carmen. They all identify as geeks, and want to bring their love of everything to you. After all, anything can be geeky if you love it enough! Monkey Business is brought to you by Mighty Monkey Corporation, which also brings you Flower City Comic Con.  Do you like what we do? Subscribe, leave a review! Do you really like us? Buy us a cup of coffee, or two!  https://www.buymeacoffee.com/MightyMonkey Do you want to know all about the Mighty Monkey Corporation and all it does? Visit our link tree to visit all of our sites, including our Patreon!  https://linktr.ee/mightymonkey Most of all, thanks for stopping by, we hope you enjoyed your stay, and we look forward to you joining us next time! ★ Support this podcast on Patreon ★
76:40 06/02/2021
The Original Star Wars
A long time ago, in a theatre not too far away, an almost forgotten movie called "Star Wars" was released. Now we're sure most of you have never heard of this, so we thought it would be a great idea to talk about it, hopefully in a way you've never heard before. Be careful, we have a very bad feeling about this podcast...Monkey Business stars Chris Frank, Tanya Metras, Billy D’Ettorre, and sometimes Dan Carmen. They all identify as geeks, and want to bring their love of everything to you. After all, anything can be geeky if you love it enough! Monkey Business is brought to you by Mighty Monkey Corporation, which also brings you Flower City Comic Con. Do you like what they do? Subscribe, leave a review! Do you really like them? Buy them a cup of coffee, or two!  https://www.buymeacoffee.com/MightyMonkeyDo you want to know all about the Mighty Monkey Corporation and all it does? Visit our link tree to visit all of our sites, including our Patreon!  https://linktr.ee/mightymonkeyMost of all, thanks for stopping by, we hope you enjoyed your stay, and we look forward to you joining us next time! ★ Support this podcast on Patreon ★
83:49 05/26/2021
Space 1999
Back in 1975 there was a British science fiction show called 1999. Heard of it? Loved it? Hated it? Don't know what we're talking about? Stop on in and let's discuss this science fiction classic! And as always, don't forget about our question of the week! ★ Support this podcast on Patreon ★
82:02 04/21/2021
Behind the Scenes With Star Wars
Let's talk about Star Wars. Not necessarily the movies, but what the rumor mill is telling us about what might be happening with Kathleen Kennedy and Jon Favreau. Do we know what the real truth is? Definitely not. Still join us in this conversation on what the future of the franchise could possibly be!  ★ Support this podcast on Patreon ★
77:27 04/14/2021
Bucket Lists
Do you have a bucket list? You never know what tomorrow might bring, so we think it's time for you to go Do The Thing that you've maybe always wanted to do. We talk about a few of our bucket list items, and we'd love to hear about some of yours! ★ Support this podcast on Patreon ★
78:39 03/31/2021
Random Monkey Musings
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74:29 03/24/2021
Netflix's High Score
The Monkey Business crew is joined by James and Krissi from Gaming Street Irregulars to discuss Netflix's documentary series High Score. This series features stories and interviews with the developers and creators of early video games. The series first premiered on August 19, 2020. Love it, don't love it, it's a good start? Tune in and let us know your opinions! ★ Support this podcast on Patreon ★
75:04 03/17/2021
Marvel 616
If you haven't seen the Disney+ documentary series Marvel 616, then you probably want to catch at least a couple of episodes of this! Due to technical difficulties, this actually took us a couple of weeks to record, and we do a lot of our normal tangents. Have you seen it, what are your thoughts? ★ Support this podcast on Patreon ★
81:41 03/10/2021
Wrestling
The Monkey Business crew welcome James Irish (Gaming Street Irregulars podcast) and Vinnie Pontillo (Bulldog's Got the Book podcast) to talk wrestling! If you're a lifelong fan, or you're just delving into it, join the crew and let us know your thoughts on it! ★ Support this podcast on Patreon ★
90:26 03/03/2021
Netflix's The Toys That Made Us
If you haven't heard about Netflix's The Toys That Made Us and love classic toys this is something you definitely should watch! We talk about the show and some of the episodes, and of course include some of our usual digression! There are 12 episodes covering a lot of classic toy franchises, but what are some that you'd love to see in the future? ★ Support this podcast on Patreon ★
73:34 02/17/2021
Shopping
Is shopping an Olympic sport? What type of shopper are you? Anne joins us as we talk about Tanya winning the gold in the shopping Olympics! Just kidding, there is not such thing, but she does love to shop!  ★ Support this podcast on Patreon ★
84:55 02/10/2021
Superbowl Snacks
Do you watch the big football game when it comes around every year? Do you have any traditions, or particular snack you just have to have? We talk about ours here, let's here about yours too!  ★ Support this podcast on Patreon ★
84:55 02/03/2021
Another Random Adventure
We start out an episode with a plan. Do we always follow the plan? No. This episode is no exception! Join us on our crazy roller coaster journey and where it leads us - Dan's cancer and tattoos!  ★ Support this podcast on Patreon ★
76:59 01/27/2021
Wonder Woman 1984
Have you seen the new Wonder Woman 1984 movie? If not, major spoilers ahead!! With our first podcast of 2021 we give our opinions of the movie. And don't forget to stick around for the question of the week! ★ Support this podcast on Patreon ★
77:01 01/13/2021
The Mandalorian
Spoiler Alert!! We talk about the entire second season of the Mandalorian, so if you haven't seen all the episodes yet you might want to hold off until you do! What did you think of it, and are you as excited as we are about all the Star Wars content coming in the next few years?? ★ Support this podcast on Patreon ★
80:04 12/23/2020
Wish Lists
We are in the midst of the holiday season! And while this isn't all about what kind of stuff you get, we were wondering what's on everyone wish lists!  ★ Support this podcast on Patreon ★
74:31 12/16/2020
Doctor Who
The Monkey Crew is joined by Elizabeth Rice (Lady of Time Cosplay) to talk about all things Doctor Who! A new special is coming up New Year's Day which is going to lead to some cast changes - what are your thoughts? ★ Support this podcast on Patreon ★
72:10 12/09/2020
2020 Retrospective
Chris, Tanya, Billy and Dan take a look back at 2020.  ★ Support this podcast on Patreon ★
72:53 12/02/2020
Thanksgiving
Thanksgiving is almost here! What are some of your favorite Thanksgiving traditions? We'll talk about ours! What are you most thankful for this crazy year? With everything going on, it's important to remember that there are things we can be thankful for!  ★ Support this podcast on Patreon ★
82:49 11/24/2020
Fictional Presidents
You may have heard there was recently a presidential election, so we thought it would be fun to talk about fictional presidents, ones you find in TV and movies! From Jed Bartlet to Bill Mitchell to Dwayne Elizondo Mountain Dew Herbert Camacho, and more! We were also excited to be joined by Susan D'Ettorre, who moderated the 1992 presidential debate while at CNN! Warning: there may be some political content contained within!  ★ Support this podcast on Patreon ★
96:36 11/11/2020
Reflections of the Past
When Dan is away... well who are we kidding, we always end up digressing! Chris, Billy, and Tanya discuss Halloween, Sean Connery, and the Election (this was recorded on 11/1 so it hadn't happened yet!). So this will be interesting to see what actually does happen (did happen?) on election day! And don't forget our Question of the Week! ★ Support this podcast on Patreon ★
73:14 11/04/2020