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Geek-friendly interviews by the hosts at Alpha Geek Radio.

Geek-friendly interviews by the hosts at Alpha Geek Radio.
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Geek-friendly interviews by the hosts at Alpha Geek Radio.

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English


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Alpha Geek Interviews Episode 31 - The Doubleclicks

2/14/2014
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Todd spends an hour wiith The Doubleclicks. The Doubleclicks are a pair of sisters Angela and Aubrey Webber who sing about Dungeons & Dragons, dinosaurs, and Mr. Darcy. They play cello and ukulele. They have been called snarky, geeky, and sweet. Their latest album, Lasers & Feelings, includes songs about Mars Curiosity, meeting people on the Twitter, and Geek Girl pride, and debuted in the top 10 on the Billboard comedy charts. Their single for that album, a geek girl anthem called Nothing...

Duration: 00:55:59


Alpha Geek Interviews Episode 30 - A chat with John Scalzi

5/25/2013
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Todd talks to author John Scalzi while attending Phoenix Comicon 2013.

Duration: 00:11:43


Alpha Geek Interviews Episode 28 - Mark Meer - Red Sand

10/11/2012
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Iolite talks to actor Mark Meer about his role as the voice of male Shepard in the Mass Effect games, and his starring role in the Mass Effect fan film, Red Sand.

Duration: 00:06:46


Alpha Geek Interviews Episode 24 - R.K. Milholland

5/26/2012
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Todd talks with the creator of the Something Positive webcomic (http://www.somethingpositive.net). R.K. Milholland is probably napping right now. Sometimes, at night, he dons little shoes with curled toes and a little hat and secretly aids overworked cobblers. Then he uses their stores to launder money. He also grew up in a little patch of suburban sprawl between Dallas and Ft. Worth, Texas. Under a full moon he sometimes transforms into a meerkat.

Duration: 00:17:50


Alpha Geek Interviews Episode 25 - Danielle Corsetto

5/26/2012
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Todd talks with the creator of the Girls With Slingshots webcomic (http://www.girlswithslingshots.com). Danielle Corsetto created her first comic strip when she was 8 years old, starting with a blatant rip-off of Garfield called Fat Cat. She started writing Hazelnuts in high school, the precursor to Girls With Slingshots (unbeknownst to her at the time), and ran a comic about super-slacker college kids called Ramblers in the student paper at Shepherd College (as well as popimage.com). In...

Duration: 00:14:19


Alpha Geek Interviews Episode 26 - Lar DeSouza and Ryan Sohmer

5/26/2012
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Todd talks with the creators of Looking for Group (http://www.lfgcomic.com) and Least I Could Do (http://www.licd.com), Ryan Sohmer and Lar DeSouza. Looking for Group is a fantasy-themed Canadian webcomic written by Ryan Sohmer and drawn by Lar DeSouza. The Comic follows the adventures of Cale'Anon and Richard, as well as their companions. Since its launch on November 26, 2006, it has received positive attention from the webcomics community at large.

Duration: 00:21:39


Alpha Geek Interviews Episode 27 - Trigger Men

5/26/2012
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Todd talks with the creators of the Trigger Men comic, from Tryptich Books (http://www.triptychbooks.com). Trigger Men is a dark comedy that follows the lives of two hitmen, Matt Whit and Jason McCarty as they navigate the absurd world of contract killing.

Duration: 00:21:06


Alpha Geek Interviews Episode 23 - Darrell "The Trek Nerd" Skeels

4/13/2012
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Todd Whitehead and Darrell Skeels discuss Trek Fandom in the 21st century. Darrell: "I became a Trek nerd way back in 1969 during the original run of Star Trek on NBC. I still have the images in my head of diamond-shaped spaceships spinning a web around the Enterprise. That was my first exposure to Star Trek, The Tholian Web: 11/15/1968. I was only 6 years old, but my life was set on a fantastic course that influences my life even to this day."

Duration: 00:52:30


Alpha Geek Interviews Episode 22 - Tom Merritt

4/6/2012
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Todd Whitehead and Tom Merritt discuss Tom's time in Internet Broadcasting, and the new Geeks & Sundry YouTube project.

Duration: 00:46:04


AG Interviews Episode 21 - Mark Meer

1/12/2012
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Iolite interviews Mark Meer, the voice of Commander Shepard from the Mass Effect series of games.

Duration: 00:22:25


AG Interviews Episode 20 - Brian Ibbott

9/16/2011
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From coverville.com: "Coverville is a podcast, produced three times a week, that focuses on cover songs – a new rendition of a previously recorded song. The show is produced and hosted by Brian Ibbott, in his home in Arvada, Colorado – about 10 miles West of Denver. The show features a combination of music and information about the music, delivered in a very relaxed, informal style. On average, each show runs about 35 minutes and features six selections. Information about the performing...

Duration: 00:51:06


AG Interviews Episode 19 - Len Peralta

9/9/2011
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From lenperalta.com: "My name is Len Peralta and I am an Internet cartoonist. I believe in many things. Ghosts. Elves. Bigfoot. But most of all, I believe in making art affordable for everyone. I've been very fortunate to do some interesting illustrations. I've drawn princes throwing up. I've drawn Internet rock stars dressed up in skin-tight catsuits. I have illustrated a few books. I've drawn art for a card game about medical malpractice. Even the New Yorker has shown off my stuff. I've...

Duration: 01:06:16


AG Interviews Episode 18 - Phil Plait "The Bad Astronomer"

8/26/2011
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Phil Plait, the creator of Bad Astronomy, is an astronomer, lecturer, and author. After ten years working on Hubble Space Telescope and six more working on astronomy education, he struck out on his own as a writer. He's written two books, dozens of magazine articles, and 12 bazillion blog articles. He is a skeptic and fights the abuse of science, but his true love is praising the wonders of real science.

Duration: 01:10:31


AG Interviews Episode 17 - Stephen "Stepto" Toulouse

8/19/2011
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Full time Xbox staff, part time PAX and w00tstock performer, I am at heart a geek of pure pedigree. Ever since joining the Microsoft Corporation in April of 1994 I've pretty much been known by my email name, which is Stepto@microsoft.com. I've worn a few hats for Microsoft: product support monkey, technical writer, trainer, and Communications Manager for security response at Microsoft from 2002 to 2006. For that role I worked alongside a team of great people triaging and investigating and...

Duration: 02:03:28


AG Interviews Episode 16 - Marian Call

8/13/2011
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Marian Call delivers whimsical Alaskan folk funk for the Coffee Counter-Culture. She sounds a little like Joni Mitchell & Regina Spektor raising the child of Jason Mraz & Erin McKeown. Call's sound is always soulful, honest, and clever, loved by all types -- computer geeks, church ladies, teenage thugs, NPR listeners, and urban hipsters worldwide.

Duration: 00:30:59


AG Interviews Episode 15 - Mike Phirman

8/5/2011
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Comedy singer/songwriter Mike Phirman joins Other Todd for an episode of Alpha Geek Interviews. About Mike: "Mike Phirman is incredibly uncomfortable writing about himself in the third person, so he is going to write his bio in the second person. You attended UCLA where you received a degree in Philosophy. While at college, you met Chris Hardwick, a fellow comedy enthusiast with whom you began performing silly musical acts under the name Hard 'n Phirm. Together, you've made an album,...

Duration: 01:02:02


AG Interviews Episode 14 - Scott Johnson

7/29/2011
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Other Todd interviews Scott Johnson, founder of Frogpants Studios.

Duration: 00:45:00


AG Interviews Episode 12 - Paul Cornell

5/29/2011
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Paul Cornell is a British writer who has written episodes for Doctor Who (Father's Day, Human Nature/Family of Blood) and other British television series (Primeval, Robin Hood), comics for Marvel (Wisdom, Captain Britain and MI-13) and D.C. (Action Comics, Knight and Squire, Batman & Robin), numerous Doctor Who novels (including creating the popular companion Bernice Summerfield, who has spun off into her own novel and audio adventures), and his own original fiction (British Summertime)...

Duration: 00:16:51


AG Interviews Episode 13 - Danielle Corsetto

5/29/2011
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Apologies for the sound quality on this one, it had to be recovered from a damaged file. Shout out to Ironhart for bringing the lost data back from the dead! Danielle Corsetto created her first comic strip when she was 8 years old, starting with a blatant rip-off of Garfield called Fat Cat. She started writing Hazelnuts in high school, the precursor to Girls With Slingshots (unbeknownst to her at the time), and ran a comic about super-slacker college kids called Ramblers in the student...

Duration: 00:20:34


AG Interviews Episode 11 - John Scalzi

5/28/2011
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Gnomewise interviews Author and Stargate Universe story consultant John Scalzi.

Duration: 00:41:16

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