It's a long one. First half is about fandom, second half about feminism and girls in sports. Also a King Hippo reference.
theres a misfire of my outro music at the end. I catch it after about a minute. Sorry but there's no fixing it without an hour of re-recording. This is the way I edit.
intro and outro music by Nation of Ulysses, permission generously granted by Dischord Records
nextvepisude starts season 3 officially. Enjoy some comic talk
episode 42! where i prepare to transition to season 3, a new look Goadkicker with shorter and more career segments
Exactly what it says. And some other stuff.
Big one folks! Ever wonder what Carl's view on reality is? Ever feel like life is just a fictional narrative and you're a character cast in it? Ever catch yourself embracing fiction as significant but leaving actual human emotion untouched?
just peeking into my current projects and discussing the art of endings, beginnings, and role playing
intro & outro music by Nation of Ulysses, with gracious permission of Dischord Records
This episode we talk about how we often represent much more than just ourselves. We spend some time discussing an ignored and misunderstood segment of society: those who are asexual, and how our fiction seems to be devoid or insensitive to this significant population.
intro/outro music is by Nation of Ulysses, permission generously granted by Dischord records
won't even try to summarize this episode except to say there comes a time when we all need to remember nerd culture is a vacation from not a substitute for real life.
Music at open & close by Nation of Ulysses, permission generously granted by Dischord Records
we had to re-upload this file, the prior one was corrupted
in this episode we discuss the Patreon model of art endowment, internet panhandling, how we value art and artists... and we announce a new 52 week project where we will help 26 random strangers by encouraging them and making donations to their go fund me's.
intro and outro music by Nation of Ulysses, with generous permission from Dischird Records
in this episode, recorded live in council bluffs, we talk about how the nerd community does, and should, exemplify empathy for the rest of the world. We discuss the manga Grey. Next we examine what makes horror "horror", and I review why I loved the movie The Witch... or The VVitch
as always the music used in the intro and outro is by Nation of Ulysses, with permission generously granted by Dischord Records
Teela has one complicated and mysterious origin, and just may be the single most enthralling of all the characters!
The Thunderdads talk how accessible the toys were without comics/toons to help prime the story
I found a Slime Pit for $5. Hear my glee.
A new he man cartoon in the Filmation continuity... released in 2016!
first episode of 2017. We're calling is season 3. We talk about the life of Carrie Fisher, make a resolution to think about our online offenses, and look into how death can help nerds focus on loved ones still living.
Intro/Outro Music by Nation of Ulysses, used with generous permission of Dischord Records
Eddie talks Man E Faces... the tri-polar hero
first installment of my new bonus podcast within a podcast Make Eternia Great Again. In this episode, Carl talks about Mer-Man.
its the 2016 Christmas show! So naturally I talk about a Gremlins, idolatry, mall bookstores, and hope.
thanks to Dischord Records for permission to use Nation of Ulysses music for our intro and outro!!! Too rad!
On this episode, we chat about the notion that the jobs and relationships we have will not make us blissfully happy every waking moment, and that somehow we need to learn to put effort into things that may not immediately reward us.
Thanks as always to Dischord Records for allowing us to use two clips of the fantastic Nation of Ulysses as our intro and outro.
On this our 30th episode (recorded live in Council Bluffs) we talk about inspiration, the cons of using iPhones but forgetting they are primarily phones, fan fiction, Waterworld, Infinity Blade, and the tremendous breech of trust that comes when fan fiction meets journalism/social media.
Thanks as always to Dischord Records for their generous permission to use Nation of Ulysses' music as our show intro and outro!
Unlike Thanksgiving, this episode is probably better in well-spaced smaller portions.
on this episode (recorded live in Council Bluffs, Iowa), we chat about what I'm thankful for and the notion that kayfabe (a shared delusion between spectator and performer) exists in more than pro wrestling, but in our social institutions too.
Thanks to Dischord Records for letting me use Nation of Ulysses music as the show intro and outro.
This week I attended the funeral for a family friend's 11 year old son. Things like that get you thinking. And with 2000+ mourners in line at the visitation, you have lots of time to think.
This episode we discuss how we live our nerdy lives knowing the end is always looming overhead. We talk about the role hobbies and distractions play in keeping us sane. We end by wondering if networking is a crucial behavior and if hobbies don't supplant that behavior... and set us up for failure as adults. Oh, and I talk about King Kong, Black Hole, Batman, and so on