Cover image of Travis McIntire

Travis McIntire

20 Podcast Episodes

Latest 8 Jan 2022 | Updated Daily

Weekly hand curated podcast episodes for learning

Episode artwork

The Tiberius Show EP 109 Travis McIntire

The Tiberius Show

Can we save the planet by using solar. Solar expert Travis McIntire will tell you all about the life changing difference it made to his family and how any homeowner cannot afford to be without this service. Is solar only for RICH people? How do you know how much solar you need? What happens when a storm hit? So many questions and so much more.


18 Nov 2020

Episode artwork

Episode CCCLXX...Travis McIntire and Matthew Knoll

An Elegant Weapon

A Chat with the editor-in-chief and chief financial officer of Source Point Press, Travis McIntire and Matthew Knoll.

1hr 16mins

14 Jul 2020

Similar People

Episode artwork

Rogue Reloaded: Game Of Thrones Finale Reactions

Rogue Wav Podcast

Subscribe to our YouTube channel: New videos every Wednesday:YouTube.com/secretsofthesireGame OVER man... so now what? We tackle the burning questions (see what we did there?) from Sunday’s Game of Thrones series finale and run down the best (and worst) series finales of all time! PLUS: We welcome Source Point Press publisher Travis Mcintire

1hr 12mins

23 May 2019

Episode artwork

EP 171: Game of Thrones Finale Reactions [SPOILERS], Source Point Press Travis McIntire

Secrets of The Sire

.fusion-sharing-box-86 h4{margin-bottom:0 !important;}.fusion-sharing-box-86{flex-direction:row !important;}@media only screen and (max-width:1024px){.fusion-sharing-box-86 h4{margin-right:0.5em !important;margin-bottom:0 !important;}.sharingbox-shortcode-icon-wrapper-86{width:auto !important;justify-content:flex-end !important;}.fusion-sharing-box-86{align-items:center !important;} }@media only screen and (max-width:640px){.fusion-sharing-box-86{flex-direction:row !important;align-items:center !important;}.fusion-sharing-box-86 h4{margin-right:0.5em !important;margin-bottom:0 !important;}.sharingbox-shortcode-icon-wrapper-86{width:auto !important;justify-content:space-between !important;} }We want YOUR thoughts!! Click the links to YouTube and share your comments below! Subscribe to our channel for new videos every Wednesday! PODCAST | Game OVER man… so now what? We tackle the burning questions (see what we did there?) from Sunday’s Game of Thrones Finale  and run down the best (and worst) series finales of all time! PLUS: We welcome Source Point Press publisher Travis Mcintire Download the Secrets of the Sire Mobile App For Android: https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=com.spreaker.custom.prod.app_54723 Segment 1: Game of Thrones ‘Game of Thrones’: Burning Questions After the Series Finale It’s all over. Now what? How about the death of the Iron Throne? Did Game of Thrones do right by Dany in the end? Isaac Hempstead Wright, who plays Bran and is now the man ruling over Westeros. Are you as aggrieved by this as everyone else seems to be? hat said, where do you think he’ll land with Bran? Same spot? f he was always going to end up in charge of the realm, then why did Benioff and Weiss exclude him from an entire season of the series? Bran knew he was going to become the king, right? Are you happy with where Jon wound up? Is there something we should take from the final image of the series: Jon and the Free Folk stepping into the Haunted Forest, never to be seen again? what are your thoughts on the endings for Sansa and Arya? A Song of Ice and Fire! Sam Tarly (John Bradley) really did write the thing! Fun fan service or too cute? Whose fate are you happiest about? Whose ending do you like the least? The Best (& Worst?) TV Series Finales of All Time http://mentalfloss.com/article/577796/best-tv-series-finales-all-time What makes a great TV series finale? It depends on the show, of course. But no matter what series you may be watching, you want a finale that ties up loose ends without being annoyingly completist, gives you heart without seeming overly sentimental, and of course makes you feel just as happy, sad, thrilled, or compelled as you did with each previous episode. It’s a very tricky needle to thread, and some series have undoubtedly done it better than others. In celebration of what it takes to deliver a great final episode, here are (some of) the greatest series finales of all time. Parks and Rec Cheers The Sopranos // “Made In America” “Made In America” is, infamously, the episode of television that made millions of viewers briefly think that their cable had just gone out at some crucial moment, when in reality what happened was creator David Chase simply decided one seemingly random moment was the exact second where Tony Soprano’s journey would end. The series finale of The Sopranos spent the better part of its runtime wrapping up a mob war that crippled the family, and then devoted its final minutes to a family dinner set to Journey. Fans still debate the meaning and merits of the final scene, but the sense of palpable unease Chase built up in those last moments—signifying Tony’s perpetual state of watching his back—were a brilliant way to end a show that began as a meditation on existential dread in the first place. Six Feet Under // “Everyone’s Waiting” The final minutes of “Everyone’s Waiting” are among the most famous in the history of television, and even if the rest of the episode had been a disappointment, they would still rank among the greatest farewells in the medium. As it is, Six Feet Under’s final episode with the Fisher family is a gripping, heartfelt, and bitterly funny gem, all building to that last montage. As Sia’s “Breathe Me” plays, we see the deaths of every member of the main cast, which reminds us that death takes many forms beyond mere tragedy, all culminating in the last breaths of Claire. Just thinking about it is enough to make fans of the show burst into tears. Breaking Bad // “Felina” Few series finales have ever faced such high expectations and managed to rise to meet them so powerfully as Breaking Bad did with its final episode in 2013. “Felina” has everything you could ever want from a Breaking Bad send-off: Walt’s final conversation with Skyler, that incredible revenge shoot-out featuring the rigged machine gun, Jesse’s defiant cry of freedom as he drives away, Walt’s collapse, and that little smile of victory on his face. Some series finales deliver what you want; others deliver what you need. “Felina” somehow manages to do both. M*A*S*H // “Goodbye, Farewell and Amen” M*A*S*H was on longer than the Korean War was actually fought, and was more than 250 episodes into its run by the time “Goodbye, Farewell and Amen” aired and became one of the most-watched television events in the history of the medium. You’d think the staff of the 4077th might have run out of things to say after such a run, but the series finale manages to be absolutely jam-packed, featuring everything from Hawkeye’s dark repressed memories to Klinger’s wedding. It all builds to that final shot of “GOODBYE” written in stones, which still ranks as one of the most iconic moments in TV history. Seinfeld // “The Finale” The series finale of Seinfeld is also among the most divisive in the history of television, and it all begins with an amusing swerve. The show leads off by making us think Jerry and George are about to embark on a typical sitcom sendoff, bidding New York City farewell as they head to California to make a television series, but then the real plot kicks in as the show’s quartet of main characters is arrested for literally doing nothing as a man is carjacked. The brilliance of the show’s protagonists getting in trouble for the very same thing they’d been doing for nine seasons in a “show about nothing” then pivots to a trial that does play by the sitcom rule of allowing old fan- favorite characters to come back as witnesses, then launches into a wrap- up that mocks the characters, the show’s fans, and the show’s own place of seeming importance in the pop culture landscape. Sitcom finales are usually more like curtain calls; “The Finale” was a provocative final joke. Buffy the Vampire Slayer // “Chosen” Buffy the Vampire Slayer spent weeks setting up its series finale, laying out a last stand that would either end Buffy and her gang of allies forever or wipe Sunnydale off the face of the Earth—or both. The final battle itself has since been dwarfed by more epic series like Game of Thrones, but what makes “Chosen” so magical isn’t its fight scenes, but its heart. With her own army of potential Slayers at her back, Buffy asks Willow to perform a spell that will give them all the powers of a Slayer, leading to one of the most empowering montages in the history of television. Then, even while mourning absent friends, Buffy is able to look toward tomorrow. Newhart // “The Last Newhart” So many sitcom series finales are all about final goodbyes. Very often characters leave their longtime TV homes for somewhere new, leading to tearful farewells or at least a final moment for everyone to spend one last day together. Newhart absolutely blew that premise up with a twisty, joke- filled finale that includes the entire town being turned into a resort, a five- year time jump, and that brilliant final scene which reveals all of Newhart to have been the dream of Dr. Bob Hartley, Newhart’s character from The Bob Newhart Show. The level of ambition is admirable. That the ambition translated to genuine laughs is wonderful. Spotlight: Travis McIntire WHAT DO YOU DO? Publisher: Source Point Press Spin The Racks Star Wars: The Truth About Kylo Ren and Rey’s Connection Daisy Ridley and Adam Driver discuss the intergalactic will they/won’t they. For a certain segment of the Star Wars fandom, the juiciest nugget from Vanity Fair’s exclusive new cover story on The Rise of Skywalker has to be this: For lack of any more obvious Anakin and Padmé or Han and Leia-type romances in the trilogy, fans have latched on to Kylo and Rey as potential star-crossed lovers ripped apart by opposite sides of the Force. But do actors Daisy Ridley and Adam Driver see them that way? Vanity Fair contributor Lev Grossman attempted to find out. Unlike some potential romances that have preoccupied fans, the Kylo and Rey relationship has gotten plenty of support from inside the Star Wars production team. Mark Hamill referred to the pair’s “romantic tension” in The Last Jedi. But things looked decisively done between the two at the end of Episode VIII. And, at any rate, Rey has a lot more on her mind—like saving the galaxy. So where do they go from here? “a source close to the movie says that [Kylo Ren and Rey’s] Force-connection will turn out to run even deeper than we thought.” When speaking about The Force Awakens, director J.J. Abrams referred to Star Wars as “a fairy tale” calling out both Kylo as a “prince” and the duo’s “interesting relationship moving forward.” When speaking about their characters with Grossman, both Ridley and Driver wound up describing similarly lonely and isolated childhoods for these Force-sensitive figures. Rey was literally abandoned by her parents—whoever they may be—and so has trouble comprehending how Kylo could shun his. But Ridley herself is much more understanding of the stress that might come from being raised by Han Solo and Leia Organa: “Having the two coolest parents and sometimes I’m sure it works amazingly, and sometimes it just might not.” For Driver, this concept is the key to understanding Kylo Ren. “If you were the product of those two people, two very strong personalities who seemed to be almost more committed to a cause than anything else, what’s that like?” he says. Ben Solo is born to privilege, yes, but also tremendous pressure. Though their shared childhood isolation set them on two very different paths, the Rian Johnson-directed Last Jedi showed Kylo and Rey finding kinship in each other. Ridley describes them as “two quite powerful people who feel.” Driver adds that his character “had been forging this maybe-bond with Rey. The Last Jedi ends with the question in the air: is he going to pursue that relationship more or, when the door of her ship goes up, does that also close that camaraderie? This idea of being alone.” If Kylo is still questioning, Rey is, at least initially, more resolute. Ridley says that as The Rise of Skywalker begins, Looking back over the long arc of nine films, it’s easy to see the Skywalker saga as not only a story about repairing fractured bonds and escaping repeated patterns of a specific bloodline, but also the families we create for ourselves. John Boyega’s Finn and Oscar Isaac’s Poe Dameron are both options of support for Rey as she tries to build something new out of the ashes of her first attempt to reach Kylo Ren. Ridley says Rey is also part of that relationship, but kept apart a bit due to her Force sensitivity. Will Kylo Ren and Rey reforge their own connection? And, if they do, will it be love or simply friendship that unites them? The answer, Driver likens the Skywalker–Solos to a royal family, and notes the isolating power of being born with those spectacular gifts: “How do you form friendships out of that? How do you understand the weight of that? . . . It can easily go awry.” Burdened by her own talents, Rey also feels that solitude. “It’s a bit lonely having that much on one’s shoulders,” Ridley says. inclined to believe that Kylo potentially could redeem himself.” “Rey is less “It’s not about just one person,” Isaac says of how his character deals with the strain of leadership and heroism in The Rise of Skywalker. “[It’s about] reaching out to his family, and particularly Finn is his family.” Driver says, is incredibly complicated: “I don’t think it’s any one thing. The strength in what Rian [Johnson] wrote and what J.J. [Abrams] wrote is it’s never all one thing.” Avengers: Endgame Writers Confirm Identity of Peggy Carter’s Husband https://www.cbr.com/avengers-endgame-steve-rogers-peggy-carter-husband/ Following the climax of Avengers: Endgame, Chris Evans’ Steve Rogers went back in time to return the Infinity Stones his team borrowed, only to remain in the past and marry Peggy Carter. However, rather than this being an alternate reality, Endgame’s writers have said they believe this was merely closing the loop and Steve had always been married to Peggy, referencing what we saw on screen in Captain America: The Winter Soldier. “It was always our intention that he was the father of those two children. But again, there are time travel loopholes for that,” Endgame writer Stephen McFeely told The Hollywood Reporter. Continue scrolling to keep reading Click the button below to start this article in quick view. In The Winter Soldier, an older Peggy told Steve she had two kids with a husband whom Cap actually saved in World War II. This indicated she’d moved on when Steve went under the ice, although we never found out the identity of the man or saw their children. More importantly, if Steve really is the father, then their kids would have super- soldier blood running through their veins. “It does introduce the idea that there are two children who have somewhat super soldier DNA,” co-writer Christopher Markus added. It’s an interesting notion because it indicates this time-traveling Steve lived a secret life with Peggy away from S.H.I.E.L.D. and let everything, including the start of Nick Fury’s Avengers initiative, play out as seen in the Marvel Cinematic Universe while also hiding two super-soldier kids from the rest of the world. Endgame Writers Confirm Whether Captain America Told Bucky His Plan While the ending of Avengers: Endgame took some of the characters — and fans — by surprise after Steve opted to stay in the past and live out a life with his love, Margaret “Peggy” Carter, there was at least one person that knew of Steve’s plans before he journeyed into the past with the stones and Mjolnir — Bucky. At the end of the film, after the group returns from saying their goodbyes to Tony, Steve readies to return the stones to their rightful timelines — along with Mjolnir — by re-entering the quantum realm. We see him working with Bruce, who assures everyone that it’ll only take a matter of seconds for Steve to return. However, after the five seconds are up and Steve doesn’t return, Sam, aka Falcon, demands Bruce figure out what went wrong while Bucky wanders off with a knowing smirk. It’s an implication that he knew Steve didn’t intend to return, but for the first time, the writers have confirmed it. In a new interview with The Hollywood Reporter, writers Christopher Markus and Stephen McFeely state that Steve and Bucky briefly talked about Steve’s plans. “Steve, clearly, before he stepped on that platform… told Bucky what he was going to do. Whether he knew he was going to appear on that bench, I don’t think so. Why would Bucky say, ‘I’m going to miss you pal,’ if it was only going to be five seconds?” McFeely said. As for the passing of the mantle, did Steve ever offer Bucky the mantle? Per Markus and McFeely, that was not a conversation that happened between the best friends. Instead, the only conversation regarding the passing of the Captain America mantle is the one we see on screen between Steve and Sam, with Bucky urging the latter to accept. Unfortunately, for some fans, this is in direct contrast to the theory that Bucky had rejected the mantle prior to Steve offering it to Sam. Download our Podcast: iTunes iHeart Radio Soundcloud Spreaker Stitcher Google Play Or check out the show any podcasting app for your iOS or Android phone. Just search “Secrets of the Sire” or “Host Michael Dolce” to find us. Stream our Videos: YouTube Facebook And don’t forget to go to our Patreon.com/secretsofthesire page and support our show! Listen to us every Wednesday night 8pm ET Secretsofthesire.com NEXT WEEK:  Tis the season to count down the BEST summer blockbusters of ALL time – Comic Book movie style! PLUS: My interview with musician Ben Folds! The post EP 171: Game of Thrones Finale Reactions [SPOILERS], Source Point Press Travis McIntire first appeared on Comic Book Movie Podcast | Secrets of the Sire.

1hr 12mins

22 May 2019

Most Popular

Episode artwork

Travis McIntire - Source point Press 5/13/19 Replicon Radio

Replicon radio

Travis mcintire editor in chief for source point press talks about his story all things source point press including but not limited to Twiztid's haunted high on's , rottentail comic and movie, hope and much much moreRepliconradio.com Tune in live 6-10pm central every Monday night For exclusive interviews and more Join our brand new Patreon for exclusive content, more episodes of replicon and exclusive merch!!!!!Www.patreon.com/repliconradio Subscribe to our YouTube  REPLICON RADIO SUPER CHATS ARE NOW ENABLED and APPRECIATED Tip if you enjoy a live stream DONATIONS are also always open  click "DONATE NOW" ON REPLICONRADIO.COM MERCH IS ALSO AVAILABLE ON REPLICONRADIO.COM "shop now"OR CLICK https://teespring.com/stores/repliconradioExclusive merch at repliconradio.bigcartel.com Follow us on Twitter and Instagram @replicon_radio Facebook replicon radio Email us suggestions, comments or for booking Therepliconiswatching@gmail.com Replicon radio is :FREAKY P  @freakyp314DEADBODY_MAN @deadbody_man BIG ROO  @ good luck finding him !#therepliconiswatching

3hr 58mins

13 May 2019

Episode artwork

Episode 145: Travis McIntire at C2E2

Comic Pros & Cons

Episode 145: Travis McIntire at C2E2 It’s time for another episode of the Comic Pros & Cons podcast, and we are back at it on the floor of C2E2! This week, Derek is joined by Editor in Chief of Source Point Press, Mr. Travis McIntire. Derek and Travis dive into the history of Source Point Press, where they came from, where they are now, and even some things to look forward to in the coming years. Thanks for listening, thank you again to ReedPop and C2E2, and remember to find Comic Pros & Cons on iTunes and Sticher, as well as all of our social media! Cheers!


3 Apr 2019

Episode artwork

Episode #135: Dirk Manning (from C2E2) / Travis McIntire (Editor-In-Chief Source Point Press)

Fresh Is The Word

On Fresh is the Word, we like to deliver wisdom through great stories from the minds of bright creatives of pop culture. Through those stories, we like to dissect the journey of our guests and present actionable lessons and advice for our listeners no matter what career or avenue of artistry they pursue. This episode is a two-parter, first with comic book/horror author Dirk Manning, known for such titles as Nightmare World, Tales of Mr. Rhee, and Twiztid's Haunted High-Ons, recorded at this years C2E2 convention in Chicago. We had a quick chat about his current Kickstarter campaign for the superhero comic HOPE, co-created with K. Lynn Smith (from Episode #131) and being released through Source Point Press. Follow Dirk Manning: Web: dirkmanning.com Facebook: facebook.com/dirkmanning Instagram: instagram.com/DirkManning Twitter: twitter.com/DirkManning HOPE Kickstarter: kck.st/2EBVnqe The second interview is my chat with Editor-In-Chief of Source Point Press, Travis McIntire. During my chat with Travis, we talk about all the big things in store at Source Point Press in 2019 (HOPE, Floppy Cop, Rottentail movie, Haunted High-Ons), their early history, doing convention, what they look for in creators that they work with, and the audience they try to connect to. Each episode, the guest is asked to suggest someone from their life/career that should be on Fresh is the Word that would have good stories to tell. McIntire chose Paul Burke, who worked in music management in the 1970s (for groups like KISS) and co-founder of McFarlane Toys. Follow Travis McIntire: Web: sourcepointpress.com Facebook: facebook.com/travis.mcintire.5 Facebook: facebook.com/SourcePointPress Twitter: twitter.com/TMcIntire1 Twitter: twitter.com/SourcePtPress Instagram: instagram.com/travisthebeard Instagram: instagram.com/sourcepointpress THEME MUSIC Courtesy of Knox Money, Bang Belushi, and Foul Mouth. SPONSOR Web: www.20x20apparel.com --- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/freshistheword/message

1hr 5mins

26 Mar 2019

Episode artwork

Classic Cuts...Episode 139 - Travis McIntire and Stephen Sharar

An Elegant Weapon

Originally aired on March 6, 2015. A chat about the early beginnings of Source Point Press and Their book Up The River.


28 Dec 2018

Episode artwork

Drunk on Comics Podcast 327: Interview with Travis McIntire

Drunk On Comics

Drunk on Comics Podcast 327: Interview with Travis McIntire Both Tony and Linz have had a lot of happenings this summer, and they need have had a short hiatus with the podcast this other week.   Linz is doing a Midwest … Continue reading → The post Drunk on Comics Podcast 327: Interview with Travis McIntire appeared first on Drunk On Comics.


24 Jul 2018

Episode artwork

Episode 111: Travis McIntire

Comic Pros & Cons

Episode 111: Travis McIntire On this week’s episode of the Comic Pros & Cons podcast, Derek is joined once again by Source Point Press Editor in Chief, Travis McIntire. Travis and Derek discuss some of the new things happening at SPP, including this awesome Kickstarter by none other than Jay Fosgitt, upcoming conventions, and what Travis hopes to accomplish at these cons. Thanks for listening, and remember to find Comic Pros & Cons on iTunes and Sticher, as well as all of our social media! Cheers!

1hr 8mins

4 Apr 2018