Avatar: Braving the Elements (Podcast) Interview

*Disclaimer - I was invited to do a virtual press junket interview for this podcast, with the hosts. This post has all the information I asked them!

It was so much fun to be able to talk one on one with Janet Varney (the voice of Korra) and Dante Basco (the voice of Prince Zuko). They're so down to earth and fun to talk with. 

Enter the amazing world of Avatar through the official companion podcast from Nickelodeon. Join hosts Janet Varney (the voice of Korra) and Dante Basco (the voice of Prince Zuko) each week as they re-watch every episode of Avatar: The Last Airbender and break down key themes, notable battles, and behind-the-scenes trivia. 

Special guests from cast members to producers join them to explore elements of the Avatarverse, including the origins of the story and how Avatar was brought to life. “Avatar: Braving the Elements” premieres on Tuesday, June 22nd on iHeartRadio and wherever else podcasts are found.

Now, onto the questions that I asked them!

1. This sounds like an amazing podcast coming! What made you want to start this new podcast for Avatar: The Last Airbender fans? 

Dante and I are both huge podcast fans themselves. They are always finding ways to entertain themselves. She's been in podcasting almost 10 years now. Lots of wonderful podcasts for fans out there. They want to deep dive information within the movie and information about it. Universe of podcasting with Avatar - involving fans and getting their questions, is a fun part of it. They always do cons together.

2. What is your favorite thing you want listeners to learn through your podcast? 

Reality is he's learning through the podcast. Loves the show, and amazing series that these have been. He's doing this to deepdive into the world of Avatar. All things Avatar. Whatever he learns he wants fans to learn. 

3. What's your main age range that you want to get viewers with? Great question. Experience doing conventions. They have kids all the way up to adults. A great thing for families, even if you've seen Avatar a bunch of times. 

4. What would you tell a new Avatar fan to take from this new podcast you're doing? Take a deep dive into certain things into the show. Not giving any spoilers. Many to deep dive, importance of a theme to the show with the new episodes. 

 Check out our interview below!


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