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217. Tales from the Pit: All My Gorgeous Sons (Feat. Andy Bush)

8/23/2019
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Andy Bush (Picnicface, Cavendish, My Gorgeous Son) has a POWERTHIRST for creative fulfillment, but that doesn't mean he's always going to get the creatrilytes his art-glands crave. In fact, he's spent a fair amount of his creative journey failing upward, literally, from Los Angeles back to Canada, the final refuge of all showbiz cowards (SHOTS FIRED, JOHN CANDY'S CORPSE!). Anyway, two aspiring writers compare their imperfect journeys in a challenging field. Also, Michael presents a short...

Duration:01:39:18

216. Frame Rate: The Deadwood Movie (Feat. Daniel O'Brien)

8/19/2019
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It's rootin'. It's tootin'. It's as close as we'll get to concludin'! Emmy-nominated writer Daniel "Emmy-nominated" O'Brien joins Abe and Michael to discuss HBO's Deadwood flick. Support Small Beans and access Additional Content: https://www.patreon.com/SmallBeans SB Merch: https://smallbeans.bigcartel.com

Duration:01:09:41

214. What Dinosaur Real Good? Kosmoceratops!

8/9/2019
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Become a steadfast fan of this fan-headed stud that died quite some time ago but that's no reason to look down on it. Abe, Bridgett and Mike presiding. Art by the Small Beans community. Wicked Guitar Riff by Abe Epperson. Support Small Beans and access Additional Content: https://www.patreon.com/SmallBeans SB Merch: https://smallbeans.bigcartel.com

Duration:00:38:13

213. 1Upsmanship: The Subnautica Interview (Feat. Charlie Cleveland)

8/5/2019
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Michael and Adam talk with Charlie Cleveland, Founder and Director of Unknown Worlds and Director of Subnautica. You can catch up on our analysis of Subnautica here, or just dive in and get to know the game through the eyes and gills of the man who created it! Support SB and access Show Notes: https://www.patreon.com/smallbeans SB Merch: https://smallbeans.bigcartel.com

Duration:01:09:31

211. The Coen Brothers Brothers: A Serious Man

7/29/2019
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Receive with simplicity everything that happens to you. Art by Michael Vincent Bramley. Theme by Abe Epperson. Support Small Beans and access Additional Content: https://www.patreon.com/smallbeans SB Merch: https://smallbeans.bigcartel.com

Duration:01:56:44

210. Waveformed: Michael Swaim

7/25/2019
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Cristian Ramirez gets to know Michael Swaim better by exploring a playlist of ten songs that have impacted his life. Spotify Playlist: https://open.spotify.com/playlist/1zoxu6HzTrMlsupV8AUem8?si=Df3Diem7QxSX0GCgZmVfiw Support Small Beans and access Additional Content: https://www.patreon.com/SmallBeans SB Merch: https://smallbeans.bigcartel.com Theme by Chris Corlew. Art by Michael Vincent Bramley.

Duration:01:14:00

209. 1Upsmanship: Super Smash Bros. Ultimate (Feat. Vanessa Gritton)

7/22/2019
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1Ups superpal Vanessa Gritton returns to help Adam and Michael tackle one of the biggest gaming franchises in history. You know, the one that's all the other gaming franchises smashing against one another for your humiliation and/or amusement, depending on your skill level. Jiggly puff puff pass, my Incineroars! Snake's about to get Solid up in this Kirby! Support Small Beans and access Additional Content: https://www.patreon.com/SmallBeans SB Merch: https://smallbeans.bigcartel.com

Duration:01:18:59

208. Frame Rate: Knightriders (Feat. Soren Bowie)

7/16/2019
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Michael and Abe's ol' pal Soren Bowie (AKA T-Bone) stops by to sink his teeth into a George A. Romero-directed spectacle about chivalry, knights, motorcycles, the creative process, and filmmaking while on drugs. Dig it, man! It's wild! Ed Harris is there! Support Small Beans and access Additional Content: https://www.patreon.com/smallbeans SB Merch: https://smallbeans.bigcartel.com

Duration:01:11:33

207. What Dinosaur Real Good? Linhenykus!

7/11/2019
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Fused-wrist, single-digit nipple spikes. It's the only way to go, sisters. Join Abe, Bridgett and Michael for a look at the Linhenykus. Art by the Small Beans community. Wicked Guitar Riff by Abe Epperson. Support Small Beans and access Additional Content: https://www.patreon.com/SmallBeans SB Merch: https://smallbeans.bigcartel.com

Duration:00:29:44

205. 1Upsmanship: Subnautica (Feat. Maggie Mae Fish)

7/4/2019
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Explore a game that's part Minecraft, part Jaws, part Aliens and all indie. Under the sea! Under the sea! Peepers are creepin', Leviathans reapin', Prawn Suit Fricassee! Support SB and access Additional Content: https://www.patreon.com/SmallBeans SB Merch: https://smallbeans.bigcartel.com

Duration:01:03:40

204. Waveformed: Katie Willert

7/1/2019
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In the premiere episode of Waveformed, host Cristian Ramirez gets to know Katie Willert better by exploring a playlist of ten songs that have impacted her life. Playlist Available at: https://www.patreon.com/SmallBeans SB Merch: https://smallbeans.bigcartel.com

Duration:00:53:47

SB Classic! Tales from the Pit: Best Nemeses (Feat. Griffin Rowell)

6/28/2019
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Griffin Rowell, Michael's oldest pal, joins him in the Pit to trace the shape of a friendship and hold fast to the weapons that help us ward off the darkness. Art by Seth Laster. Music by Abe Epperson. Support Small Beans and access Additional Content: https://www.patreon.com/SmallBeans SB Merch: https://smallbeans.bigcartel.com

Duration:01:01:58

203. Frame Rate: Little Shop of Horrors (Feat. Jacquis Neal)

6/25/2019
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Culture King Jacquis Neal himself drops by to help Abe and Michael root through the tangled story branches (and seeds and trunks and so on) of the various versions of Little Shop of Horrors. But primarily the stage show and the 1986 Rick Moranis movie! Support Small Beans and access Additional Content: https://www.patreon.com/SmallBeans SB Merch: https://smallbeans.bigcartel.com

Duration:01:10:03

SB Classic! Q & A with Greg Burke

6/23/2019
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Greg, Adam and Mike answer Small Beans' questions, shoot the shoot about Escort Mission, their tenures at Cracked, and plans for future collaborations. It's fun to hear old friends catch up! Support SB and access Additional Content: https://www.patreon.com/SmallBeans SB Merch: https://smallbeans.bigcartel.com

Duration:01:00:59

SB Classic! Rough Stuff: The Hole In The Wall Gang (Feat. Greg Burke)

6/19/2019
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Greg Burke drops in to chat with Sarah and Bridgett about their (and others') most embarrassing moments, including #DadFarts, shirtless child wrestling, and the time he tried to get the coolest kid in school to explore his secret passage. Support Small Beans and access Additional Content: https://www.patreon.com/SmallBeans SB Merch: https://smallbeans.bigcartel.com

Duration:00:56:57

202. 1Upsmanship: Assassin's Creed II

6/17/2019
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Molto bene! Mike and Adam discuss taking up the role of Desmond Miles, then Ezio Auditore, then forgetting about Desmond Miles because Ezio can climb and jump and stuff. It's Assassin's Creed 2. Arguably the most foundational of the AC games, and a good one to fight over regardless. Support Small Beans and access Additional Content: www.patreon.com/SmallBeans SB Merch: https://smallbeans.bigcartel.com

Duration:01:04:36

201. The Coen Brothers Brothers: Burn After Reading

6/14/2019
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What the fuck?! Support Small Beans and access Additional Content: www.patreon.com/SmallBeans SB Merch: smallbeans.bigcartel.com

Duration:02:16:00

200. Frame Rate: Annihilation (Feat. Jack O'Brien)

6/10/2019
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Jack O'Brien returns! To basically have a very confusing movie he's just seen for the first time explained to him by two dudes who have seen it more times than that. Listen along, won't you? Support Small Beans and access Additional Content: https://www.patreon.com/SmallBeans SB Merch: https://smallbeans.bigcartel.com

Duration:01:03:42

199. BOLD: Mass Incarceration - The Cost and Fight to Change

6/6/2019
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BOLD is a podcast about race and justice in America, and a collaboration between Small Beans and Showing Up For Racial Justice, produced by White People 4 Black Lives. In the third episode, Dahlia Ferlito talks with Ivette Ale and Taina Vargas-Edmond about their activism around prison reform. Also features a special message from Rahsaan Thomas, currently serving a life sentence at San Quentin State Prison. Complete Show Notes at https://www.patreon.com/SmallBeans

Duration:01:09:52

SB Classic! 1Upsmanship: Call of Duty, WWII

5/31/2019
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Adam and Michael turn a stupid shooting game into a shockingly deep conversation, as they are wont to do. It's kind of crazy. Topics include Call of Duty, propaganda in narrative, free speech versus empathy, verisimilitude and historical obligation, and zombie mode. Support Small Beans and Access Additional Content: https://www.patreon.com/SmallBeans SB Merch: https://smallbeans.bigcartel.com

Duration:00:56:09