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Join Cesar and Paul as they improvise original stories with lovely guests.

Join Cesar and Paul as they improvise original stories with lovely guests.


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Join Cesar and Paul as they improvise original stories with lovely guests.






[RE-RELEASE] Time Tapes: Part 1: a Case of Cassettes ft. Etriiip

In anticipation (there's MAJOR hype over hear folks) of our upcoming Part 2, 3, 4, and 5 of Time Tapes, we present to you a re-release of a classic Offer story so good, we wanted to make sequels! Time Tapes: Part 1: a Case of Cassettes. A detective is given two versions of an illegal art deal gone bad--it's up to Detective Jackson to sort the truth from the tapes--but it all goes astray when he finds the scene of the crime... has not been disturbed in hundreds of years. Thus begins a...


The Viral Wind ft. Darryl Charles

Darryl Charles (Comedy Album: Black Gentrifier, and much more) joins Paul and Cesar to create a story inspired by the frights and spooks of the Resident Evil franchise. Windington is renowned for its peaceful harbor and yearly windy gusts. But one year... no wind. Something nefarious swirls at the heart of this idyllic town: will it blow over our heroes or will they escape unscathed? Find out! Find Darryl Charles and all his projects on his website:...


Programming Update! What's happening in March and April? I'll tell you!

Paul gives you a quick rundown of what's to come. On the Offer, spring is for sequels. In brief: March: Time Tapes. We're creating a mega 4 part improvised event continuing one of our favorite stories. Listen to the first part here: April: The adventures of Star Kid and Darla continue! A series of episodes with a variety of guests follow our favorite cowboy spaceman and his talking ship. Have a story...


Momma Kombat ft. Etriiip

What happens when Mom disappears ... INTO the game? Young Jeremy wakes up to an update to his SegaPlaystation One to find that his Mother is a new player in his favorite game--will he manage to defeat the Grimantor and rescue her from the interdimensional tournament? Find Etriiip on Instagram at @etriiip. Do it, he's great. Also, find us on facebook and twitter--we're planning an end of month Among Us stream with our lovely guests, details will be announced...


The Hunt For Leadership ft. Charmika Stewart!

Charmika Stewart of ZMACK fame joins Cesar and Paul for our first gaming month episode: our conversation about DUCK HUNT leads us into an adventure into the distant past (or perhaps a desolate future) where one young hunter's crisis leads him on a long journey of self discovery. Wild characters, fearsome tribes, and ... the advent of painting! It's a rocking good time. Also very much NSFW. The story begins at 14:25, if you want to skip our opening chatter. February is gaming month here...


The R's Don't Mix ft. Tara Gadomski!

Tara Gadomski (Vitamin G Films, voice actor, film maker, MENSA member, and much more) joins Cesar and Paul to tell a story of dueling towns, a campaign to get a pool (and therefore Lollapalooza) for their town, and a quest which everyone sets out on but only one person has the guts to ACTUALLY do it. And much more! Find out all about Tara at her website: And make sure to find her on instagram where she's speaking Hungarian! She's pretty cool. @taragadomski ---...


The Fire Below ft. Tony Perea!

Tony Perea joins Paul and Cesar for a Revolutionary Steam Punk story! If you want furious attempts to overthrow an unjust monarchy, under appreciated staff, and dastardly dungeon escapes—we have all that AND MORE! Tony is a member of the UNDER CONSTRUCTION Zmack Shanghai team, and he’s really great. Find Zmack on Facebook or WeChat to find out about their first shows! Sound design by the wonderful Marcus Tavani Performed by Cesar Paul and Tony --- Send in a voice message:...


The Paradox of Simian Freedom ft. Victoria Bender!

Victoria Bender (Mind Bender Trivia, and much more!) joins Cesar and Paul to weave a story of two people fleeing oppression toward freedom... which is magic? Join them as they learn the consequences of their wishes and explore the paradoxes of love and freedom. Along the way, they'll learn something about the nature of work, of love and... minks! To skip our opening chat, hop to 07:35! But you don't want to, it's a good chat. Find Victoria Bender in all these lovely places: Mind Bender...


Sneak Peek to THE PARADOX OF SIMIAN FREEDOM with Victoria Bender! Meet our sponsor.

The upcoming episode THE PARADOX OF SIMIAN FREEDOM with Victoria Bender is sponsored by Picasso Boxes*. Unlock your deep inner wellsprings today! The Paradox of Simian Freedom, in which escaped Soviet scientists must suffer the consequences of their newfound freedom--or lose their beloved project-turned-friend forever. Coming to the pod-theatre on January 18th! In the meantime, check out Victoria Bender's online trivia nights--> facebook:


The Bumbling Amulet: Gary Scott Yarbrough!

Gary Scott Yarbrough (Frame rate podcast, Zmack!) joins Paul and Cesar to create a YA Fantasy of narrative--full of young boys trying to be men, sports being neglected or overtaking the rest of life, and of course, love. Happy New Year! Sorry the episode is late --there was a whole thing in the US, but it's better now? Stay safe all! --- Send in a voice message:


Sneak peak: Mr Nice Guy Sponsor!

Anyone else get distracted yesterday and not get work done? Just me? Ok Anyway, today's episode will be coming out tomorrow! To tide you over, please enjoy this sneak peak of our next episode with Gary Yarbrough! MR NICE GUY: delivering the bad news, but in a nice guy way! --- Send in a voice message:


The Ghost of Christmas Diehard: It's Movie Time ********ers!

Etriiip (Find him on instagram @Etriiip) joins Paul and Cesar to weave a wholesome family action killing spree in the spirit of the season--exactly the release you're looking for after a year like this one. Will our hero manage to defeat the vaguely foreign villain with evil (somewhat unclear plans)? Will his girlfriend take him back, or will she run away with aforementioned bad guy? Will the hostages get to see what happens to Nemo? Find out in MOVIE TYME! Wishing everyone out there a...


The Future Ghost of Christmas Cyberpunk: Upload w/ Julien Bertrand!

It's a Christmas story! Our second to last. How the month has flown! And now for your listening pleasure, our gift this holiday season: a wild romp through the not so distant future when the human mind can be uploaded to the internet... or can it? I can't think of anything better for the holidays! Happy Holidays all! Stay safe, and look forward to our last December episode: The Ghost of Christmas Diehard, with Etriiip. Find out all about Julien at his website:...


The Ghost of Christmas Present: The Christmas Corn Pipe Rescue with Sonia Zhang!

Sonia joins Cesar and Paul for our Christmas present adventure: a story of a family fighting to find their children, disasters and evil media aside! It's a rolling good time for the whole family, with all the hallmarks of Christmas today: disaster, disreputable news anchors, and a sick heist. --- Send in a voice message:


The Hams of Christmas Past with Ben Browder Thompson

The wonderful BBT joins Paul and Cesar for a holiday story of the joys of serving... in the serve off! To save his poor poor master and the kingdom, Rodger will serve as powerful as he can! Will he manage to defeat the Hunkerdink champion, Phillip? Will Esmeralda's cider stand take off? Find out! --- Send in a voice message:


BONUS: Episode coming Saturday. Until then, enjoy this Ad!

Welp, what a year. Recording is hard, so we haven't done it yet! We will record this week's episode on Friday, and have it to you over the weekend! Until then, enjoy this improvised ad. Featuring: Cesar G Paul D Sonia Z --- Send in a voice message:


034: You Should Have That Checked Out (The Offer does FRIENDS!)

Julien Bertrand ( joins Cesar and Paul to do our last TV tribute episode, this time to the classic sitcom Friends! Will this group of friends manage to pull off a beautiful Friendsgiving? Or will the divorce and remarriage of Johnny The Money pull the twins Jessica and Messica apart? And will Jennifer EVER stop smoking? Find out in this peak at season 4 of YOU SHOULD HAVE THAT CHECKED OUT! Find us and all our socials at : ALSO! A...


033: El Amor y el Odio (Tribute to Telenovelas)

The long wait is over! The Offer presents: TV or TB presents: El Amor y el Odio (The Love and the Hate) the best telenovela you've never heard of! Etriiip joins Paul and Cesar to weave a story of Love, of Hate, of hot priests and morally bankrupt doctors! Evil lurks in the house... but who is it? Sorry this is late! We did such a bang-up job improvising it our editor had to take EXTRA time finding enough sound effects for it. Roll credits! Improvisarios: Etriiip, Paul, Cesar Graphic...


032: The Way We Are (Tribute to Daytime TV!)

This month on the Offer: each week is a tribute to a beloved genre of television. Curt Mabry joins Paul and Cesar to create a trashy late afternoon/early morning talks show. What could better suit this dramatic moment in world history than a dramatic talk show host like Courtney Crox. She brings on only the best guests, with the best codpieces, who bring the most sexual appeal of any greasy singer you've ever seen. This tribute comes via TV or TB: your guide through the greatest untold...


031: Garbage Day (Spooky Episode #4! The Halloween one!)

Thank you so much for your patience! This episode was a nightmare to edit.... And we continue our journey of making scary improvised stories! This one is loosely based on 'slasher' killer films! Julien joins Cesar and Paul for a wild adventure of teen rebellion, tragic bike rides, and brand new cars. Enjoy! Find Julien, and all his new upcoming things on his website: --- Send in a voice message: