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Welcome to Topic Lords, an internet radio show featuring Jim talking to his friends about topics.

Welcome to Topic Lords, an internet radio show featuring Jim talking to his friends about topics.

Location:

United States

Description:

Welcome to Topic Lords, an internet radio show featuring Jim talking to his friends about topics.

Language:

English


Episodes

Yelling Sweater

2/24/2020
Support Topic Lords on Patreon and get episodes a week early! (https://www.patreon.com/topiclords) Lords: * James is working on Galapagos. https://triplefox.itch.io/galapagos * https://twitter.com/Triplefox * http://ludamix.com/ * Jay is on Twitter. https://twitter.com/jaytholen Topics: * 1:38 References dating things and/or making them inaccessible. Examples: older Mystery Science Theater 3000 episodes and that Winter Wonderland song where they say a snowman looks like Parson Brown. Who the...

Duration:01:00:20

A Buzzsaw Made Of Bananas

2/17/2020
Support Topic Lords on Patreon and get episodes a week early! (https://www.patreon.com/topiclords) Lords: * April is Jim's wife again and still a Beast Lord. * https://twitter.com/aprilsaur * https://www1.flightrising.com/lair/463464 * John is a Mystery. Topics: * 2:25 Create a D&D character right now * Drizzt the Drow. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/DrizztDo%27Urden * Moai eyes. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Moai#Eyes * 12:51 Being friends with people who are more than ten years...

Duration:01:11:33

I Don't Want To Be Skin Dad

2/10/2020
Support Topic Lords on Patreon and get episodes a week early! (https://www.patreon.com/topiclords) Lords this week: * Tim made Jamestown and just shipped Jamestown+ on PC and Switch. http://jamestownplus.com/ * Kole makes podcasts at Duckfeed. http://duckfeed.tv/ Topics: * 2:42 Cat trees for humans. * Ninja Warrior. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=KJPP7M1hQZE * "Find an American Ninja Warrior Gym." http://www.ninjawarriorgyms.com/ * 7:37 Non-analytical storytelling/writing (flash writing,...

Duration:01:08:07

More Real Than Tower Records

2/3/2020
Support Topic Lords on Patreon and get episodes a week early! (https://www.patreon.com/topiclords) Lords: * Tyriq is working on video games including Catacomb Kids: https://fourbitfriday.itch.io/catacombkids and has a Patreon at https://www.patreon.com/FourbitFriday * Avery still made that solo album. https://averyburke.bandcamp.com/releases Topics * 5:12 Reading non-religious texts as scripture. * Harry Potter and the Sacred Text. http://www.harrypottersacredtext.com/ * Orphans of the Sky....

Duration:01:08:03

Dad Is A Cenobite

1/27/2020
Support Topic Lords on Patreon and get episodes a week early! (https://www.patreon.com/topiclords) Lords: * April is a park ranger at @aprilsaur. * Danny makes video game documentaries at https://noclip.website/ and is on Twitter at @dannyodwyer. Topics: * 4:26 Intentionally teaching your child the wrong word for something. * Dogtooth. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Dogtooth(film) * It turns out the kid's mom was talking to him in English at the same time -- a bilingual household....

Duration:01:05:17

Kurt Cobain Vocaloid

1/20/2020
Support Topic Lords on Patreon and get episodes a week early! (https://www.patreon.com/topiclords) Lords: * Shannon Strucci does video essays at https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCh9DnjvObUcvvwrYbJ4-cLQ and is a film correspondent for http://www.strugglesession.us/ and is a teen superhero on https://www.criticalbitcast.com/ * JP makes stuff at http://vectorpoem.com, especially game tourism mods: http://vectorpoem.com/tourism/ Topics: * 2:43 The pressure to monetize hobbies or perform them for...

Duration:01:10:14

The Charisma And The Loneliness Of The Moth Man

1/13/2020
Support Topic Lords on Patreon and get episodes a week early! (https://www.patreon.com/topiclords) Lords: * Laura Michet makes both indie games and huge megacorp games and just published a short story in Realms of Runeterra. https://leagueoflegends.fandom.com/wiki/RealmsofRuneterra * Xalavier Nelson, Jr. is a freelance narrative director, currently making An Airport for Aliens Currently Run by Dogs. https://www.patreon.com/StrangeScaffold Topics: * 5:10 Moth Man. Discuss....

Duration:00:58:47

The Unfriendly Potty Tries To Put It Back

1/6/2020
Support Topic Lords on Patreon and get episodes a week early! (https://www.patreon.com/topiclords) Lords this week: * Jenni is let's-playing Flower Sun and Rain with Riff: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=kDmj6Kt5pg&list=PLQqCGkS4_4YvUIsmDBnd5vX8W1Fme6vu * Jay is late! Topics: * 2:07 Trying to get immersion in a language when you don't know any native speakers & you're not in the country. * Look at that horse. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Sv5woNs9WRE * 13:52 If you have scars on the inside...

Duration:01:10:42

The Entire Weirdness Of Plants

12/30/2019
Support Topic Lords on Patreon and get episodes a week early! (https://www.patreon.com/topiclords) Lords: * Erica talks about birds and plants on Twitter at @YerrikTRB and wants you to listen to the Frog Fractions 2 soundtrack. https://ryanike.bandcamp.com/album/frog-fractions-2-original-soundtrack * Justin talks about puzzles on Twitter at @firetrucknpl Topics: * 2:34 Children are terrifying. * 8:41 The Frog Fractions ARG, culminating in its Christmas release * The FF2 ARG on the Game...

Duration:01:02:43

Ask The Propagated Cactus

12/23/2019
Support Topic Lords on Patreon and get episodes a week early! (https://www.patreon.com/topiclords) Lords: * Shannon is a time traveler and an unemployed attorney. * Alex likes oranges and drove the getaway car. Topics: * 1:29 What if people propagated like plants? * How succulents propagate: https://collectivegen.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/05/Guide-to-Propogating-Succulents-778x1608@2x.jpg * 8:16 Aphantasia and technical work. * Vividness of Visual Imagery Questionnaire (VVIQ):...

Duration:01:02:57

I Hate This Gilded Boat

12/16/2019
Support Topic Lords on Patreon and get episodes a week early! (https://www.patreon.com/topiclords) Lords: * Ryan Ike is a composer at @RyanIkeComposer. Where The Water Tastes Like Wine is now available on Switch! * Gary Butterfield is a podcaster at @GaryBuh (terfieldPodcaster). He will be torturing himself for your entertainment from Dec 20-23. http://duckfeed.tv/duckstream/ Topics: * 4:45 How long do you spend on media you don't like before giving up? * 19:05 What if food screamed when you...

Duration:01:06:46

I Love A Good Mind Poop

12/9/2019
Support Topic Lords on Patreon and get episodes a week early! (https://www.patreon.com/topiclords) Lords: * April is a Park Ranger and a Beast Lord and Jim's wife * Ryan Ike Composer is a topic bucket at https://twitter.com/RyanIkeComposer/ Topics: * 4:58 Inventing secular rituals for children * 19:25 Playing a Tabletop RPG can make you a better person * 33:02 Which key is most fun to jam in, on the piano? * The Strong Songs episode about "I Wish," by Stevie Wonder....

Duration:01:06:07

hotcoldman@hotcoldmail.com

12/2/2019
Support Topic Lords on Patreon and get episodes a week early! (https://www.patreon.com/topiclords) Lords this week: * Jenni is on Twitter as @horsewizrd and wants you to back Aaron Reed's Subcutanea: https://www.indiegogo.com/projects/subcutanean-a-novel-where-each-copy-is-different#/ * Chris is a social media ghost. Topics discussed: * 1:46 There are SO MANY VEGETABLES when you peek outside cultural silos. SO MANY that we don't use or know about. *...

Duration:01:07:13

Very Hype About This Apple

11/25/2019
Lords: * JP recommends Esperpento. http://esperpentotapasrestaurant.com/ * Styger recommends Esperpento and Yamo. https://www.theinfatuation.com/san-francisco/reviews/yamo Topics: * 1:52 A brief history of JP using "Lords" as a comedy word, 2008-present, and why British people will probably never "get" this quasijoke. * 9:00 Emergency preparedness! * The SFFD neighborhood emergency response team: https://sf-fire.org/neighborhood-emergency-response-team-nert * 16:55 The apple with a launch...

Duration:01:03:59

Don't Freak Out, But I'm Arresting You

11/18/2019
Support Topic Lords on Patreon and get episodes a week early! (https://www.patreon.com/topiclords) Lords: * Elena is reading Cordyceps by Benedict_SC. https://archiveofourown.org/works/6178036/chapters/14154868 * Avery's solo album is on Bandcamp. https://averyburke.bandcamp.com/releases Topics: * 2:58 Male pigeons feed their young with "crop milk" produced in glands in their throat. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Cropmilk * Fennec Foxes....

Duration:01:21:43

The Screaming Man Simulator

11/11/2019
Support Topic Lords on Patreon and get episodes a week early! (https://www.patreon.com/topiclords) Lords: * Jay worked on Hypnospace Outlaw. http://www.hypnospace.net/ * https://twitter.com/jaytholen * James is working on Galapagos. https://triplefox.itch.io/galapagos * https://twitter.com/Triplefox * http://ludamix.com/ Topics: * 3:25 James is taking a storytelling class at City College * 15:49 Propizio Chittara: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=q9xiOqfkKBM * 20:12 Library and Production...

Duration:00:51:15

Conjure A False Gobot

11/4/2019
Support Topic Lords on Patreon and get episodes a week early! (https://www.patreon.com/topiclords) Lords: * John is excited to be a Topic Lord * JP does stuff at http://vectorpoem.com/ Topics: * 1:36 Horses will climb stairs but can't get back down again. * http://www.firecritic.com/2009/08/18/fire-pole-or-sliding-chute/ * CLOP: http://www.foddy.net/CLOP.html * 12:13 Do you get enough sleep? If so, how? * 21:36 The ad for a movie sequel that was the entirety of the previous movie in the...

Duration:01:02:30

The Shoulderblade Is A Girl

10/28/2019
Support Topic Lords on Patreon and get episodes a week early! (https://www.patreon.com/topiclords) Lords: * Jenni does stuff at http://www.jennipolodna.com/ * Jay worked on Hypnospace Outlaw. http://www.hypnospace.net/ Topics: * 0:38 Jay is frustrated that he learned to play the ukulele rather than any other fretted instrument. * (I actually meant Super Mario Bros. 3 world 1. Here are the chords: 000x 0000 0002 0000 000x 0000 0002, then barre up to 222x, etc.) * Somewhere Over the Rainbow...

Duration:00:59:17