Episode: 215

What’s Inside 215


Debbie Logue, the owner of Big River Comic Con (https://www.facebook.com/BigRiverComicCon/), talks about all the cool celebrities and artists coming to Hannibal, Missouri Friday, April 23 and Saturday, April 24, at the Tabernacle Rec Center at 6400 County Road 445

Actor Ryan Wichert (https://www.ryanwichert.com/) talks about playing Hilton Wexler in “The Queen’s Gambit” and the differences between acting for stage, screen, and voice-over.

0:00 SEGMENT 1: Debbie Logue talks about why she started Big River Comic-Con, donating a portion of the proceeds to the Avenues domestic violence shelter in Hannibal (https://avenueshelp.org/), deciding what celebrities to invite, planning on bigger venues for future cons, and what she learned during the first con.  

9:51 SEGMENT 2: Debbie Logue talks about people coming from out of town to visit, planning for next year’s con, making friends on Instagram (https://www.instagram.com/brcchannibal/) creating a comic book specifically for the cons, and welcoming the 501st Legion.

15:35 SEGMENT 3: Ryan Wichert talks about how Covid affected his 2020, binging “The Queen’s Gambit”, and choreographing the chess moves.

25:24 SEGMENT 4: Ryan Wichert talks about the hardest part about filming “The Queen’s Gambit”, accidentally beating his chess coach, stage vs screen acting, how an audience can affect a live performance, and being sponsored by Ian McKellen and Judi Dench.

40:03 SEGMENT 5: Ryan Wichert talks about performing voice-over, being addicted to Counter Strike, working on the game “Say No More”, preparing to start work on the upcoming Kristen Stewart as Princess Diana film called “Spencer”, working on 1-take films, hosting a science YouTube channel, and his live-theatre sitcom in Berlin called “Good Wedding, Bad Wedding”.

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