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Fate's Wide Wheel: A Quantum Leap Podcast

Fate's Wide Wheel explores the Quantum Leap universe - from its beginning in 1989 to the new series launched in 2022. Whether you're a long-time or new fan, welcome to our show.

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January 24, 2023

Our Conversation with J.J. Lendl

This week, we’re excited to interview artist, J.J. Lendl. J.J. (@jjlendl on Twitter and IG and jjlendl.com on the web)   J.J. Lendl is a designer, illustrator, educator and storyteller originally from Pittsburgh, PA. Over the last decade since he started his studio, he has specialized in commercial artwork of all types including product design, editorial, advertising, web design, publishing, and branding.  Alongside his graphic design work, J.J. creates and facilitates arts education programming for youth and adults focused on introducing STEAM subjects through hands-on workshops.  If you follow all things Quantum Leap on Twitter and Instagram, you have no doubt seen his original artwork inspired by the revival series. We have updated merch, including tees, mugs, stickers and more! Fate’s Wide Wheel TeePublic Store Thank you, Patrons of the pod: Al’s Place Leap Fan Site, Bourbon and Boardgames, Carolyn, Cosplay Dad, Joanne Bartlett, Dana Bius, Rich Bourque, Kevin, Kevin Butcher, Carol Davis, Deckslower, Dermot Devlin, Barry Donovan, Brian Dreadful, Troy Evers, Larry Ganni, Jason Geis, Michelle Hoffman, Amy Holtcamp, Laurie Johnson, Bess A Korey, Lady Eternal, Robb Nunn, Oddly Specific with Audra, Christopher Redmon, Adrian Sal, Karyn Saxon, Mike Stoufer, Heather Strbiak, Damon Sugameli, Larry Trujillo, Stuart Williams, Jill Wilson, Our Anonymous Patrons  And we want to welcome our newest patron, Jerry Seward! Thanks so much, Jerry, not just for your patronage, but also the kind words you went both with your donation and on Twitter.  And as always, a special shout out to Jessica Conger and Betsy Frymire, our spouses who provide vital childcare while we record our show. Become a patron or donor yourself:  Monthly:  Fate’s Wide Wheel on Patreon  One-Time:  Fate’s Wide Wheel on Buy Me a Coffee  Feedback? Send us an email: [email protected] We Frequently Use These ...

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January 19, 2023

Our Conversation with Benjamin Raab & Deric A. Hughes

We're excited to bring you our conversation with Quantum Leap producers and writers, Benjamin Raab and Deric A. Hughes. Benjamin and Deric have been a writing team for over 20 years. Their credits include Warehouse 13, Scream (TV series), The Flash, and Arrow. They are writers behind Salvation or Bust and Paging Dr. Song. We chat about their "meet cute" in a comic book shop and how they formed their writing partnership, their approach to working on new scripts together, and of course, their experience on Quantum Leap. We have updated merch, including tees, mugs, stickers and more! Fate’s Wide Wheel TeePublic Store Thank you to our patrons: Al’s Place Leap Fan Site, Bourbon and Boardgames, Carolyn, Cosplay Dad, Joanne Bartlett, Dana Bius, Rich Bourque, Kevin, Kevin Butcher, Carol Davis, Deckslower, Dermot Devlin, Barry Donovan, Brian Dreadful, Troy Evers, Larry Ganni, Jason Geis, Michelle Hoffman, Amy Holtcamp, Laurie Johnson, Bess A Korey, Lady Eternal, Robb Nunn, Oddly Specific with Audra, Christopher Redmon, Adrian Sal, Karyn Saxon, Mike Stoufer, Heather Strbiak, Damon Sugameli, Larry Trujillo, Stuart Williams, Jill Wilson, Our Anonymous Patrons As always, a special shout out to Jessica Conger and Betsy Frymire, our spouses who provide vital childcare while we record our show. Become a patron or donor yourself:  Monthly:  Fate’s Wide Wheel on Patreon  One-Time:  Fate’s Wide Wheel on Buy Me a Coffee  Feedback? Send us an email: [email protected] We Frequently Use These Resources:  Beyond the Mirror Image: The Observer’s Guide to Quantum Leap, by Matt Dale Al’s Place by Brian Greene The Quantum Leap Podcast ...

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Quantum Leap (2023) - Episode 10 - Paging Dr. Song

January 10, 2023

Quantum Leap (2023) - Episode 10 - Paging Dr. Song

Ben leaps into Alexandra Tomkinson, a medical resident in a Seattle hospital. As victims from a train crash pour into the ER, Addison reveals a very complicated mission facing Ben during this leap. Ben must go up against hospital bosses to save lives and Alexandra’s career. We have updated merch, including tees, mugs, stickers and more! Fate's Wide Wheel TeePublic Store Thank you to our patrons: Al’s Place Leap Fan Site, Bourbon and Boardgames, Carolyn, Cosplay Dad, Joanne Bartlett, Dana Bius, Rich Bourque, Kevin, Kevin Butcher, Carol Davis, Deckslower, Dermot Devlin, Barry Donovan, Brian Dreadful, Troy Evers, Larry Ganni, Jason Geis, Michelle Hoffman, Amy Holtcamp, Bess A Korey, Lady Eternal, Robb Nunn, Oddly Specific with Audra, Christopher Redmon, Adrian Sal, Karyn Saxon, Mike Stoufer, Heather Strbiak, Damon Sugameli, Larry Trujillo, Stuart Williams, Jill Wilson, Our Anonymous Patrons Welcome new patron, Laurie Johnson! As always, a special shout out to Jessica Conger and Betsy Frymire, our spouses who provide vital childcare while we record our show. Become a patron or donor yourself:  Monthly:  Fate’s Wide Wheel on Patreon  One-Time:  Fate’s Wide Wheel on Buy Me a Coffee  Feedback? Send us an email: [email protected] We Frequently Use These Resources:  Beyond the Mirror Image: The Observer’s Guide to Quantum Leap, by Matt Dale Al’s Place by Brian Greene The ...

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Episode 9 - Fellow Travelers PLUS Our Conversation with QL Producer and Writer Drew Lindo

January 03, 2023

Episode 9 - Fellow Travelers PLUS Our Conversation with QL Producer and Writer Drew Lindo

In the first episode back from the fall break, Ben is Jack Armstrong, bodyguard to 1970s music sensation Carly Farmer. Someone is trying to assassinate Carly and every time Ben prevents her death, a new time and circumstance of her demise looms soon in the future. Meanwhile, Ben and Addison and the rest of Quantum HQ grapples with Ben’s revelation that the purpose of his going rogue was to save Addison. After our conversation, we interview QL producer and writer Drew Lindo. Drew penned this episode along with Episode 3 - Somebody Up There Likes Ben. We discuss his work on QL, his previous work, and what's in store for the rest of season 1 and beyond.  Thank you to our patrons: Al’s Place Leap Fan Site, Bourbon and Boardgames, Carolyn, Cosplay Dad, Joanne Bartlett, Dana Bius, Rich Bourque, Kevin, Kevin Butcher,Carol Davis, Deckslower, Dermot Devlin, Barry Donovan, Brian Dreadful, Troy Evers, Larry Ganni, Jason Geis, Michelle Hoffman, Amy Holtcamp, Bess A Korey, Lady Eternal, Robb Nunn, Oddly Specific with Audra, Christopher Redmon, Adrian Sal, Karyn Saxon, Mike Stoufer, Heather Strbiak, Damon Sugameli, Larry Trujillo, Stuart Williams, Jill Wilson, Our Anonymous Patrons Become a patron or donor yourself:  Monthly:  Fate’s Wide Wheel on Patreon  One-Time:  Fate’s Wide Wheel on Buy Me a Coffee  Feedback? Send us an email: [email protected] We Frequently Use These Resources:  Beyond the Mirror Image: The Observer’s Guide to Quantum Leap, by Matt Dale  Quantum Leap Info, by Matt Dale (a ...

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December 29, 2022

Our Conversation with Eric Lee Huffman (Sullivan in 'Stand By Ben') PLUS Our Top 3 Episodes of the New Series So Far

We're excited to bring you our interview with Eric Lee Huffman (@ericleehuffman on Twitter; @eric_lee_huffman on IG) Eric played Sullivan, the Sierra Youth Academy director in “Stand By Ben”. We talk about his experience filming the episode, dive deep into how actors approach bringing life to a seemingly two-dimensional role, and other projects that he has in the works. The three of us had a great time recording this episode, and we hope you enjoy it. But first, we discuss our respective top 3 episodes from the first half of this season. Thank you to our patrons: Al’s Place Leap Fan Site, Bourbon and Boardgames, Carolyn, Cosplay Dad, Joanne Bartlett, Dana Bius, Rich Bourque, Kevin, Kevin Butcher,Carol Davis, Deckslower, Dermot Devlin, Barry Donovan, Brian Dreadful, Troy Evers, Larry Ganni, Jason Geis, Michelle Hoffman, Amy Holtcamp, Bess A Korey, Lady Eternal, Robb Nunn, Oddly Specific with Audra, Christopher Redmon, Adrian Sal, Karyn Saxon, Mike Stoufer, Heather Strbiak, Damon Sugameli, Larry Trujillo, Stuart Williams, Jill Wilson, Our Anonymous Patrons Become a patron or donor yourself:  Monthly:  Fate’s Wide Wheel on Patreon  One-Time:  Fate’s Wide Wheel on Buy Me a Coffee  Send us an email: [email protected]  We have Merch:  Check us out on TeePublic, and keep checking back in as we add more items.  Fate’s Wide Wheel Apparel Storefront We Frequently Use These Resources:  Beyond the Mirror Image: The Observer’s Guide to Quantum Leap, by Matt Dale  Quantum Leap Info, by Matt Dale (a collection of all-new info about the pilot Matt can gather) Al’s Place by Brian Greene The Quantum Leap Podcast ...

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December 20, 2022

Our Conversation with Quantum Leap Executive Producer Dean Georgaris

This week, we’re excited to welcome Quantum Leap Executive Producer, Dean Georgaris (@DeanGeorgaris on Twitter) on to the show. Dean is a producer and screenwriter. His credits include Paycheck, The Manchurian Candidate, The Brave, The Baker and the Beauty, and he was the creator of NBC’s Bluff City. Thank you to our patrons: Al’s Place Leap Fan Site, Bourbon and Boardgames, Carolyn, Cosplay Dad, Joanne Bartlett, Dana Bius, Rich Bourque, Kevin, Kevin Butcher, Carol Davis, Deckslower, Dermot Devlin, Barry Donovan, Brian Dreadful, Troy Evers, Larry Ganni, Jason Geis, Michelle Hoffman, Amy Holtcamp, Bess A Korey, Lady Eternal, Robb Nunn, Oddly Specific with Audra, Christopher Redmon, Adrian Sal, Karyn Saxon, Mike Stoufer, Heather Strbiak, Damon Sugameli, Larry Trujillo, Stuart Williams, Jill Wilson, Our Anonymous Patrons   Become a patron or donor yourself:  Monthly:  Fate’s Wide Wheel on Patreon  One-Time:  Fate’s Wide Wheel on Buy Me a Coffee  Send us an email: [email protected]  We have Merch:  Check us out on TeePublic, and keep checking back in as we add more items.  Fate’s Wide Wheel Apparel Storefront   We Frequently Use These Resources:    Beyond the Mirror Image: The Observer’s Guide to Quantum Leap, by Matt Dale    Quantum Leap Info, by Matt Dale (a collection of all-new info about the pilot Matt can gather)   Al’s Place by Brian Greene   The Quantum Leap Podcast ...

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