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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. 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

Ep. 90 – Live from Verde Valley Comic Expo 3

3/26/2018
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Recorded live at the 3rd annual Verde Valley Comic Expo. This episode is a series of interviews with artists and authors at the event. Some silly, some gross, some informative, all nerdy. Please check out their links (in order of appearance) Michael R. Martin co-creator of Blood and Dust, a graphic novel about the first american vampire family. Putting the teeth back into the Vampire Mythos. http://bloodanddustcomic.com/ Artist Dez Demise @dezdemise on instagram, dezdemise.tumblr.com...

Duration:03:05:42

Ep. 89 – Video Games Live and St. Paddy’s hangovers

3/19/2018
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We recap the experience of seeing the "Video Games Live" music event. Fred is super hungover following St Patrick's day, but we muster through and get some traction. We discuss being the generation between Gen X and the Millenials, we grew up in an analog world and grew alongside the digital world. Check out Video Games Live on Kickstarter. Support Tales of the Con on Patreon https://patreon.com/talesofthecon

Duration:01:03:07

Ep. 88 – SJWs vs Star Wars, and the hidden meaning of Beethoven’s music

3/12/2018
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We get real silly for episode 88... Topics include: Monster Hunter World, SJW's and snowflakes are in a tizzy about the new live action Star Wars series from Jon Favreau, and the true meaning of classical music. Professor Mariano begs the question; "Was BEEthoven into scat?" Support us on Patreon https://patreon.com/talesofthecon

Duration:00:50:24

Ep. 87 – Scooting is the new crossfit

3/5/2018
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We are back from our hiatus with a brand new episode for Monday, March 5th 2018. We discuss Monster Hunter World, give a report of Kikori Con, and talk about the newest fitness craze sweeping America. Forget crossfit, theres something even better! Bro, do you even scoot? Support the show by subscribing on Patreon. https://patreon.com/talesofthecon

Duration:00:54:57

Ep. 86 – Anime Tiddies on NPR

1/29/2018
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Alex the Human join Fred and Chris for one of the silliest episodes we've had in a while. The podcast will be on hiatus for the month of Feburary while we work on some other content. The podcast will be back to the regular weekly schedule in March. In the meantime keep an eye on our YouTube channel and our site TalesOfTheCon.com for fresh new content. Support the show on Patreon. https://patreon.com/talesofthecon Only a buck!

Duration:00:49:53

EP. 85 – Suicide Squad 2: Electric Booglaoo

1/22/2018
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Fred may have had too much caffeine and Chris certainly didn't have enough. The boys discuss if anyone actually wants a sequel to Suicide Squad, and other topics. Support the show: https://patreon.com/talesofthecon

Duration:00:50:50

Ep. 84 – “Successfully Offensive”

1/15/2018
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A few of the topics we discuss in today's episode: How a failed marriage can lead to your own version of the Paper Street Soap Company. Music we can't stand anymore, overrated bands, and the best movies you can watch a million times. In a world of professional outrage, should you strive to be successfully offensive? http://patreon.com/talesofthecon

Duration:00:49:34