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A celebration of nerd and geek culture with a punk rock spin. New episodes EVERY Monday.

A celebration of nerd and geek culture with a punk rock spin. New episodes EVERY Monday.
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United States

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A celebration of nerd and geek culture with a punk rock spin. New episodes EVERY Monday.

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English

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Episodes

Ep. 110 – The Janimal

9/17/2018
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Jan Marc Quisumbing aka "The Janimal" joins the show to talk comicbooks, Star Wars, and an assortment of other wild topics. Visit thejanimal.com and follow him on instagram @thejanimaldraws

Duration:01:38:21

Ep. 109 – Spider-Man PS4, and how to pick up girls with headphones

9/10/2018
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Alex the Human joins Fred and Chris to discuss Marvel's Spider-Man for PS4, the Adventure Time series finale, and how to pick up girls with headphones. (and more!)

Duration:01:02:41

Ep. 108 – David in Legal

8/27/2018
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Our friend and feather-licking lawyer David in Legal is in town. We talk birds, comicbooks, and D&D. Recorded 08-26-2018

Duration:00:53:39

Ep. 107 – Anime figurines and Alex Jones

8/20/2018
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Chris and Fred are joined by the queen of one-liners Alex the Human. They explore some weird activities involving anime figurines and discuss the Alex Jones de-platforming situation.

Duration:00:46:29

Ep. 106 – Game On Expo and homunculi

8/13/2018
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The boys are in the new studio! We discuss the studio and our plans for it. Chris and Mariano attended the Game On Expo and give their report. Mariano attempts to convince us the Homunculus is real and you can turn lead to gold... (and other topics)

Duration:01:07:59

Ep. 105 – SDCC Movie trailer discussion and political dark alleys

8/6/2018
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Topics for this week's episode include: New studio discussion, Chris is playing God of War on PS4 again and claims its even better on the second playthrough. Fred's been playing Absolver and explains the game. San Diego Comic Con (SDCC) movie trailer discussion, the boys try not to rant about Star Wars, and a weird stroll down a political dark alley.

Duration:00:57:46

Ep. 104 – James Gunn vs Cybernazis, and the redemption of No Man’s Sky?

7/23/2018
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Chris and Fred are joined by Mariano, aka "The Offender". The boys discuss designing a new studio, the possible redemption of the infamous game 'No Man's Sky', James Gunn fired for decade old tweets, cybernazis, and other topics. Strap in!

Duration:00:48:18

Ep. 103 – Flashback Friday on a Monday

7/9/2018
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Fred and Chris are joined by Fred's old Sailor Moon buddy; Chris's sister Stephanie. We ramble about horrible internet videos from back in the day, how cool is hell, and other oddball topics.

Duration:00:52:18

Ep. 102 – lemon thieves and other fairy tale tragedies

7/2/2018
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Fred, Chris and Alex the Human join forces to talk about giving up caffeine, fairy tale sexual assault, and lemon stealing whores. (Among other topics...)

Duration:00:51:06

Ep. 101 – Get Learnt

6/25/2018
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A few of the topics discussed today: pressure washing your tonsils, and games we've been playing, and a review of the game Vampyr. (And more)

Duration:00:43:33

Ep. 100 – Cards against Humanity with Gerimi Burleigh and Alex Rudolph

6/18/2018
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Recorded at the Phoenix Comic Fest 2018 event. The crew sits down with Alex Rudolph of 6shootercomics.com and Gerimi Burleigh (Gerimi.net) to play a modified version of Cards Against Humanity. Things get weird and hilarious. Recorded from the balcony of the Sheraton Grand hotel. Episode 100 with our friends Gerimi Burleigh and Alex Rudolph, two amazing and hilarious artists who have been supportive of us! Thanks for the support from everyone who listens, watches and says hello to us at...

Duration:01:52:39

Ep. 99 – Detroit: Become Human, Politics, and Puppies

6/11/2018
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Fred and Chris discuss politics and the game Detroit: Become Human. Chris gets a puppy, and other shenanigans.

Duration:00:49:08

Ep. 98 – Guest Alex Rudolph

6/4/2018
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Chris and Fred sit down with artist Alex Rudolph of 6 Shooter Comics. Alex is the sole creator of a webcomic titled Mad Scientist Island. She also creates a wide variety of art, enamel pins, and other goodies. Visit her site 6shootercomics.com. Today's topics include; Supernatural, Anime, adult life, and our official post-mortem report on Phoenix Comic Fest 2018.

Duration:01:18:35

Ep. 97 – Fire Alarms and security con-fusion at Phoenix Comic Fest

5/28/2018
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The crew sits in the hotel room on day 3 of Phoenix Comic Fest 2018. After a long evening of standing around because of a fire alarm the crew is exhausted and tells their tales. Alex Rudolph from 6shootercomics.com joins us mid-way through.

Duration:01:35:35

Ep. 96 – Living in the upside down, Red Dead 2, and boycotting Solo

5/21/2018
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Fred and Chris discuss the messed up timeline we're living in where celebrities excitedly inject baby foreskin juice into their faces. We talk about Phoenix Comic Fest 2018 plans, closed game studios, why we don't want to see Solo: a Star Wars story, and we geek out about the upcoming sequel to Red Dead Redemption.

Duration:00:54:26

Ep. 95 – Infinity War Spoilercast and Canadian breeding practices

5/7/2018
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We give our spoiler-filled thoughts on Avengers Infinity War. Fred laments about how Justice League failed where Infinity War succeeded. Amongst other topics, we also discuss the apologetic practices of maple induced canadian breeding and whether or not Michigan is just the "deep-south" of canada. Tales of the Con is 100% fan-funded. If you'd like to help support us for as little as $1 visit http://patreon.com/talesofthecon or https://talesofthecon.com/donate

Duration:01:02:40

Ep. 94 – Infinity War thoughts (No spoilers), and God of War

4/30/2018
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We give our quick thoughts on Avengers: Infinity War. (No spoilers, We will do an in-depth review in a coming episode.) We discuss martial arts, PS4's God of War, and other games we've gotten into lately. Tales of the Con is 100% fan-funded. Support us on http://patreon.com/talesofthecon or consider a donation. Thank you!

Duration:00:44:44

Ep. 93 – Why are good story driven FPS games so rare?

4/16/2018
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Far Cry 5 brings up the question: Why is it so hard to make a compelling story driven first person shooter? Fred and Ian try to convince Chris that all-human-centaurs, or "humanataurs" are the best mythological creature. And other nonsense. http://patreon.com/talesofthecon if you'd like to support the show. Apple folks: Rate us on iTunes!

Duration:00:48:38

Ep. 92 – Far Cry 5 review, and internet outrage culture

4/9/2018
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We go deep down the gerbil hole as we discuss the newly released Far Cry 5 and much more... Please subscribe and rate us on iTunes, or your preferred podcast platform. Thanks! Be sure to check out some of our written content.

Duration:00:52:04

Ep. 91 – Pronouns, Pornstars, and Beetlejuice

4/2/2018
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Fred and Chris sit down to get silly and talk geek. The last Jedi is on BluRay and we're having none of it. What's our pronouns? Instagram "models" turned pornstar, and weird toys from the 90s. Tales of the Con is fan funded, visit http://patreon.com/talesofthecon for details! If you are already signed up, we thank you!

Duration:00:49:23