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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. 114 – PS4s bricked by messages, Social media dying, and emotional support squirrels.

10/15/2018
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Playstation 4 consoles are being damaged by malicious messages. Adjust your privacy settings to only allow messages from friends or no one. Is social media the next dot com bubble to burst? Emotional support squirrels and comic-con flashing.

Duration:00:48:40

Ep. 113 – Forget Netflix and chill, it’s all about fortnite and …?

10/8/2018
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The youths are bored with Netflix and Chill, we tell you what they're into now. Fortnite and...? Did we break our own "never pre-order" rule? When is the PS5 coming out? Find out the answers to these questions and more in this episode.

Duration:00:53:37

Ep. 112 – Solo: A Star Wars story commentary

10/1/2018
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The crew watches Solo: A Star Wars story. Follow along with us as we do an "MST3K"-style commentary track for the movie. We will tell you when to press play so we are synced up. Grab some snacks, and some whiskey as we talk shit and make jokes the whole time.

Duration:02:11:17

Ep. 111 – Comicsgate

9/24/2018
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We discuss the latest in faux-political twitter mud slinging; Comicsgate. Also, will Red Dead Redemption 2 be the best "next-gen" game by simulation of horse testicles alone?

Duration:00:50:54

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