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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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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. 143 – Post vacation blues

6/14/2019
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Fred and Alex are back from a long vacation in the Canadian deep south aka Michigan. We discuss neckbeard nests, grocery store poops, and the death of the universe.

Duration:00:38:29

Ep. 142 – Phoenix Fan Fusion 2019

6/2/2019
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We wrap-up Phoenix Fan Fusion 2019 with guest Sam Kittrel of deep-hell.com

Duration:00:43:52

Ep. 141 – Raising Kratos, Detective Pikachu, and giving kids “the talk”

5/24/2019
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Chris has been playing Days Gone, but the God of War documentary 'Raising Kratos; stopped him in his tracks. After watching the documentary prompts another God of War playthrough, a bright spotlight is shone on Days Gone and other games revealing a disturbing lack of polish. We also discuss movies such as Detective Pikachu. Also Chris had to give his son "The Talk"…

Duration:00:40:56

Ep. 140 – Sonic and the dystopian Amazon future

5/17/2019
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A few of the topics on today's episode: Some Endgame theories. (Spoilers ahead) We get into the awful trailer for the Sonic the Hedgehog movie. Whats more 90s than Gangsta's Paradise and Jim Carrey? We also discuss the distopian Amazon-owned future.

Duration:00:42:18

Ep. 139 – Endgame SpoilerCast

5/10/2019
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Spoiler alert! We go deep and talk all about James Cameron's Avatar, and the Matrix. Eventually we breakdown Avengers: Endgame and don't hold back. Did the crew like it? Not all of us did…

Duration:00:55:23

Ep. 138 – Days Gone initial reactions, Endgame vs Batman, and beer foam

5/3/2019
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Days Gone initial reaction. Alex the Human bought the game and is going all in… on easy mode. Avengers Endgame hype. Fred argues that the DC cinematic universe is for intellectuals? We all agree Shazam is the best DC movie simply because the execs didn't mess with it too much.

Duration:00:47:16

Ep. 137 – Rise of Skywalker, Conan, and Alex choking on lemonade

4/26/2019
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Its a rough one this week. After losing last week's episode with the full breakdown of the Star Wars Episode 9 trailer we attempt to salvage the discussion. We also talk Conan exhiles and a myriad of other topics while Alex the Human gargles and chokes.

Duration:00:42:17

TOTC GameCast Ep. 5 – PS5, game streaming, and the future of consoles.

4/21/2019
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Normally available only to our Patreon subscribers; its our GamesCast. Unfortunately we experienced technical difficulties and lost this last weeks podcast. So here's our latest GameCast instead. Recorded March 31st 2019. (before the PS5 interview with Wired) This month's GameCast: We break down the rumors of Playstation 5, the next XBOX, and the future of game consoles in general. Will we all be streaming from server farms? Also this month's free games. (Published to Patreon April 3rd 2019,...

Duration:00:40:38

Ep. 136 – Alex the Human solocast

4/12/2019
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Alex the Human is podcasting alone today! She rants about Umbrella Academy and many other topics!

Duration:00:58:23

Ep. 135 – J.J. Abrams is no closer

4/5/2019
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J.J. Abrams has a distinct track record of starting awesome things that ultimatley peter out storywise, so why is he the savior of Disney's broken Star Wars trilogy?

Duration:00:52:38

Ep. 134 – Verde Valley Comic Expo 4 (2019)

3/29/2019
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This week's episode is a live remote podcast from the 4th annual Verde Valley Comic Expo in Cottonwood, Arizona. We interview several artists and authors such as Dutch, Alyssa Gardner, Mark Gardner, Robert "Smashtower" Tabb, and Christian Newton. Guest Info: Dutch - http://dutchsdynamicillustration.com/ @dutchwho on instagram https://www.instagram.com/dutchwho/ @dutchwhat on Twitter https://twitter.com/Dutchwhat -- Alyssa Gardner https://www.deviantart.com/lyssag123 -- Mark Gardner...

Duration:02:10:44

Ep. 133 – CatDog, Playstation 5 and LS swaps.

3/22/2019
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Topics include: News reports on how drugs effect the community, the local ren fair, Playstation 5, and putting a Chevy LS into anything. You hosts for this episode: Chris, Mariano, and Zach

Duration:00:50:04

Ep. 132 – Why is everyone mad about Captain Marvel?

3/15/2019
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Is whamen right? Why is everyone mad about Captain Marvel? Can we have just one superhero movie without people getting fake outraged over nothing?

Duration:00:48:57

Ep. 131 – Games, expansions, and anime.

3/7/2019
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Would you rather play a game thats kinda bad but memorable, or a competent and well-made game that is forgettable? Are newer games learning the wrong lessons from previous games? The death of expansion packs, and weird anime reviews. Today's hosts: Chris and Zach with guest Sam Kittrel of deep-hell.com

Duration:00:54:24

Ep. 130 – It’s a banana, what could it cost?

2/28/2019
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Out-of-touch rich people, time traveling ghosts, and other topics of importance.

Duration:00:44:01

Ep. 129 – Apex Legends, Disney’s takeover, and other recurring nightmares

2/21/2019
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Its just Fred and Chris today as we discuss the hit new game Apex Legends. We give our review of the game and discuss the nature of online gaming. We also talk about Disney owning entertainment and scary dreams. (Among other topics)

Duration:00:49:24

Ep. 128 – Twitter vs Joe Rogan and Solid Snake’s prison wallet

2/14/2019
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We discuss the so-called outrage of Joe Rogan not asking Twitter's CEO all the hard hitting questions, and other topics.

Duration:00:54:16

Ep. 127 – Anthem demo and other “embarrassingly limp” stories.

2/7/2019
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In today's episode the boys are joined by Alex the Human to discuss the demo/beta for the game Anthem… and other "embarrassingly limp" stories.

Duration:00:46:38

Ep. 126 – Star Trekkin’

1/31/2019
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After a brief political discussion we do a deep dive on the best (and worst) of Star Trek: TNG, Voyager, and DS9. An article on the internet asks: 'Is Game of thrones a rip-off of a TNG story arc?'

Duration:01:01:33

Ep. 125 – Country isn’t dead

1/24/2019
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Batman Beyond, Country's not dead, and Star Wars head-cannon #crabinabush

Duration:00:53:49