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Gaming Talk for Everyone A podcast of two friends (of disparate ages and body types), who have gaming discussions; sometimes serious but mostly hilarious, about gaming in all its forms. This podcast is a way to share stories and experiences, interview local gamers, support games, the players and have a blast while doing it!

Gaming Talk for Everyone A podcast of two friends (of disparate ages and body types), who have gaming discussions; sometimes serious but mostly hilarious, about gaming in all its forms. This podcast is a way to share stories and experiences, interview local gamers, support games, the players and have a blast while doing it!
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Gaming Talk for Everyone A podcast of two friends (of disparate ages and body types), who have gaming discussions; sometimes serious but mostly hilarious, about gaming in all its forms. This podcast is a way to share stories and experiences, interview local gamers, support games, the players and have a blast while doing it!




Bonus Track 17: The Origin of Kevin & The Legend of Mike Malecki with Kate Beaman Martinez

n the vein of our unusable episodes, we were able to save some parts of an interview with Kate Beaman Martinez where we discuss our one an only listener (at the time) Kevin. Kevin is actually the founder and editor of Raging Chicken Press and it’s podcast Out d’Coup and a great friend to our show. From the website, ” Raging Chicken Press, based in Kutztown, PA, is a left/progressive media site devoted to covering and helping build on-the-ground activism and communities of resistance....


Bonus Track 16 - The Worst of…The Phantom Penis

As with all podcasting,we tried to find our voice early on. What kind of format will we have? What topics should we discuss? How heavily should we drink? In this excerpt of an unreleased episode, you will hear none of those questions answered in anyway whatsoever. We do discuss Star Wars but not in any significant or meaningful way nor do we link it to gaming, You will probably hear very quickly why we never released the full episode. Even with all that said, it does have some...


Old Man Yells at the Sky: Cultural Appropriation in games

On our latest segment of Old man Yells at the Sky, we talk at length about the issue of cultural appropriation in games; specifically tabletop, video and live action role play (LARP). We reached out to a number of communities on social media to get their take on this important issue. We also talked with Dr. Amanda Morris who is an associate professor of writing and rhetoric at Kutztown University and a scholar of contemporary Indigenous rhetorics. She currently serves as chapter...


Episode 23: Interview with Gia Grillo and Sean Jaffe

If the episode art is any indication, taking those thermal detonator safety classes was well worth the money! We sat down with Gia Grillo and Sean Jaffe and they talked all nerdy with us! Sean tells us how he got into tabletop and larping and how both types of games inspired him to not only become a better storyteller but to create the games he wanted to see in the world! He is not only one of the creators of Nerdy City


Bonus Track 15 - Sneak Preview (Gia Grillo and Sean Jaffe)

Another sneak preview of next week’s episode! Our guests (multiple for next episode!) are Gia Grillo and Sean Jaffe. Their sound check was so hilarious there wasn’t any doubt that we would share it with all of you. These amazingly entertaining folks who love to tell stories and entertain others give you a sample of the great interview they gave with us! Enjoy!


Episode 22: Interview with Megan Dawson Jaffe

How does one go from mild mannered to full on mega creator of awesomeness? We find out from our latest guest, Megan Dawson Jaffe. And the only thing false about the stated question was the mild mannered part. Megan talks with us about her beginnings that have led her to the path she is currently on. She shares with us some of the games she has helped to develop like


Bonus Track 14 - Sneak Preview (Megan Dawson jaffe)

This bonus track is a sneak preview of next week’s interview with Megan Dawson Jaffe. She is an amazing designer that is also a gamer and puts her skills to amazing use in both the gaming and real world! If you want to learn more, you’ll just have to listen to next week’s episode! If you can’t wait until next week, then listen to this sneak preview! Enjoy!


Episode 21 - On Location: At Dreamation 2018! (Live)

This year at Dreamation 2018; yet another amazing event run by Double Exposure Inc., we recorded a live show with some amazing folks! Shannon Fidler - Who you might remember from


Episode 20 - On Location: At Waerloga!

We visited the LARP of some of our favorite folks, Team Waerloga! They were gracious enough to allow us to talk with some of their players to talk LARPing, Waerloga and the mysteries of the universe. Most of those mysteries reside in NJ for some reason. Interestingly enough, they actually wanted to talk with us! We got some really good perspectives of why players specifically come to Waerloga and why they LARP in general. They also shared some of their favorite battle stories! They can...


Bonus Track 13 - The Group Thing

Your intermediate heroes share some of the new things that Old Man & Skinny Guy are offering to the community as well as more opportunity for you as a listener to make real changes to the show! We also hint on future projects to come!


Old Man Yells at the Sky: Revenge LARPS!

In trying to understand the definition of the term Revenge LARPs, Old Man & Skinny Guy learn so much more than they anticipated. And who benefits from their learnin’ stuff? You do! Old Man channels his inner Farva from Super Troopers for the initial rant.


Episode 18: Guards, Guards, Guards!!!

Ralph A. Attanasia III is our guest on this latest episode. While he is probably most known from TV’s Cake Boss, we’ve known him for many years through live action role playing. It’s a hilarious, eye opening roller coaster of emotions as we delve into his seedy past and sort through his devilishly handsome. If you don’t understand what any of that means, it will all make sense (probably not) once you listen to the show. Ralph has a number of things he dabbles in which we discuss and some...


Bonus Track 12: Guess the Guest!

Our next interview will be with a semi-famous celebrity. This bonus track will give you the opportunity to guess who that might be! Listen to the clues and the rules to figure out who our next guest will be!


Old Man Yells at the Sky - Live Action Role Play Games: “Staff” of Volunteers?

Welcome to our new segment, Old Man Yells at the Sky! This a new piece of content where we try to tackle some of the more contentious issues facing the gaming community. This month, we talk about whether or not LARP (live action role play) games are protecting themselves and their “staff” by following state and federal labor laws. We want folks to be aware that sometimes even a hobby should be following basic FLSA (Fair Labor Standards Act) guidelines with those who do any type of work at...


Episode 17: Dr. Strangelarp or How I stopped worrying and learned to love convention LARPs

Convention LARPs: You either love them or you’ve never played them. At least according to some. Old Man & Skinny Guy share some of their favorite stories about one shot convention LARP (live action role playing) games and some of the amazing people that run them. Most of the games mentioned ran in 2016. There are laughs, tears and the whole gamut of emotions. You’ll hear about the wonderful folks of Phoenix Outlaw Productions, the game runners of L5R (Legend of the 5 Rings) LARP version,...


Episode 16: The Deadlands Roundtable

Have you ever heard of a game and wanted to know more about it through the eyes of someone who has played it already? That’s what we do in this episode with the popular RPG (role playing game) Deadlands! We have some of our favorite people, Team Waerloga, join us on a magical journey! As the novice, Old Man asks a serious of pointed questions about the game he barely knows and tries to learn what it is to be part of this interesting Weird West role playing game. This round-table was fun...


Bonus Track 11 - ???

This is one of the quickest bonus tracks we’ve ever put together! We want to update you all on what’s happening in the upcoming weeks and months for Old Man & Skinny Guy!


Bonus Track 10: Old Man Yells at the Sky!

We deviated from our normal bonus tracks (if they can be called that) to actually talk to all our listeners. We want to try and do something a bit different and we explain in depth what that is. It doesn’t impact our overall goal to support the gaming community. In fact, we feel that it will strengthen and enhance it. But that is also for you to say as part of the community! So give us a listen and reach out and let us know what you think! Again our contact info...


Episode 15 - The Metatopia Files: Part 1, Section 2, Sub-Section 3, Level 4 : Interview with Shoshana Kessock

We were able to get the elusive Shoshana Kessock to meet with us at Metatopia 2017 and give an amazing interview. Shoshana gives a lot of insight to her process. Given the amount and quality of the work she has put out over the years, it is not an exaggeration to say that she is surely one of the top rising game developers of this generation. Below you will find links to all of the projects she has been part of in one form or another and we’re sure you will find something that will grab...


Bonus Track 9: Skeletor’s Life Affirmations

As two guys fairly new to the podcasting landscape, we tend to play around and figure out how equipment works, how we sound, etc. One day we decided to record a number of Skeletor’s life affirming memes on the internet as Skeletor. You’re welcome.