Fictional Frontiers


Fictional Frontiers with Sohaib is the nation’s only weekly radio program dedicated to a serious discussion of and about popular culture.  Broadcasting Sunday from 5:00 to 5:30 PM EST as part of Beasley Media Group’s Talk 860 ( and WPEN 97.5 HD2, Fictional Frontiers taps into its reservoir of experts, contributors, and insiders…bringing you the best from film, television, comic books, literature, and other entertainment mediums.

In addition to being the Founder and CEO of pop culture transmedia company Jabal Entertainment (, Philadelphia-born Sohaib Awan is the Host of 97.5 HD2/860 AM Philadelphia’s Fictional Frontiers. Recognizing the dearth of serious pop culture discourse, Sohaib launched the program in June of 2008. With over 600 episodes, Fictional Frontiers has become one of the most respected genre programs among entertainment industry insiders.


Your host, Sohaib Awan

In 2012, Sohaib created the fantasy/science fiction IDW Publishing comic book series Jinnrise which is due for release as an animated series in 2023.  He is also the co-creator of Jabal Entertainment’s Racquetron, Blades of Hope, and The Sherlocks.

Prior to the forming of Jabal Entertainment, Sohaib was the founder and managing partner of The Law Offices of Sohaib Awan. He received his Bachelor of Arts degree in Political Science from the University of Richmond, his Juris Doctorate from Rutgers School of Law-Camden, and Management Certification from The Wharton School of Business (University of Pennsylvania).

Sohaib is also a voting member of the Critics Choice Association (

Sohaib Awan | Critics Choice Awards

Recent Posts:

2021: 6th Annual Critics Choice Documentary Awards – Winners;

2020: 5th Annual Critics Choice Documentary Awards – Winners;

2019: 4th Annual Critics Choice Documentary Awards – Winners

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