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Book Trek: Emily Martin, Author of the Creatures of Light Trilogy

1/15/2018
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Emily Martin, Author of the Creatures of Light Trilogy, joins me for January's Book Trek episode. We talk about her early fandom influences such as Harry Potter, the Queen's Thief series by Megan Whalen Turner, and The Lord of the Rings before we turn to her journey as an author and her books. You can find Emily at: http://www.emilybmartin.me/ https://www.facebook.com/EmilyBeeMartin/ https://twitter.com/EmilyBeeMartin https://www.amazon.com/Emily-B.-Martin/e/B01E9EEKKS/ Promo by: Oh...

Duration: 01:03:55


Episode 92: Curtis Bolin of Dungeons and Dragons and Daughters Podcast

1/15/2018
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I'm joined by the host of one of my favorite D&D actual play podcasts, Curtis Bolin of Dungeons and Dragons and Daughters. It's an actual play podcast where he runs the game for his two 8 year old daughters along with a semi-rotating third player. We first start out talking about Frank Herbert's Dune series (books and movies). From there, we talk about the JJ Abrams Star Trek movies and then our favorite Trek series, Deep Space Nine. After that, we of course talk Dungeons and Dragons and...

Duration: 01:34:37


Episode 91: Kirk Dube of You Meet in a Tavern Podcast

1/8/2018
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Kirk Dube of You Meet in a Tavern podcast and The Super Rod-Cast joins me to talk about his fandoms. We discuss the Pokemon Trading Card Game and Kirk's involvement in the competition side of it. We discuss how he got into the game as well as the formation of The Super Rod-Cast podcast. Switching gears, we discuss how Kirk got first into Dungeons and Dragons and then his involvement with the You Meet in a Tavern Podcast playing Tug Mugbar, a Halfling monk. It's a really fun episode and I...

Duration: 00:59:49


Episode 90: Kari McGinnis of Blazing Caribou Studios

1/1/2018
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Kari McGinnis, CEO of Blazing Caribou Studios and host of shows like BrokeBot Mountain and Sketching Comedy, joins me for the first episode of 2018. Unlike traditional episodes, Kari and I bounce around on a number of topics, weaving them into conversations about our lives and podcasting. We hit upon Marvel Comics Kamala Khan, Hearthstone, the Nintendo Switch, Westworld and more. You can find Kari...

Duration: 01:07:03


Episode 89: Brett Stewart of Tilting Windmill Studios

12/25/2017
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Brett Stewart joins me from Chicago to talk all about fandoms along with his multiple podcast projects. We first talk about Warcraft - both the video games and the movie that was recently released. We then tackle a fandom untouched before on this podcast, Stargate. We briefly talk about the movie but focus primarily on the multiple TV series that spawned from it. Brett recently started Tilting Windmill Studios and he is a part of multiple podcasts including Silver Screens and Politics,...

Duration: 01:03:01


2017 Retrospective with Jeremy aka Stryfe the Warrior

12/22/2017
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Jeremy aka Stryfe the Warrior returns to the podcast from the great state of Texas. After recording an episode in 2016, Jeremy has been busy in the cosplay and con-life of Texas. We cover what he's been up to since we last spoke discussing late 2016 and events in 2017. From being a convention guest and hosting panels to taking a hiatus for self improvement. During this episode, we also talk about some of the video games that he is getting into now that he's on cosplay hiatus. We then look...

Duration: 00:52:53


Episode 88: Beccy aka AstraPlaneta Cosplay

12/18/2017
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Beccy joins me from England to talk all things fandom for Episode 88. We cover two bigs ones right off the start, Harry Potter and Star Wars. After that, we talk about BBC shows including Merlin, Atlantis and Doctor Who. We wrap up with a conversation about cosplay. You can find Beccy at: https://www.instagram.com/astra_planeta/ https://www.facebook.com/astraplanetacosplay/ Promo by: We're All Just Pretending Podcast Find them at: http://allpretendingpod.com/

Duration: 00:43:41


Episode 87: Dhirajba Chauhan

12/11/2017
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We travel to Oklahoma to talk with a friend of the show, Dhirajba Chauhan to talk about some of her favorite fandoms. We cover Stranger Things and talk about what we hope to see in Season 2 (this episode was recorded before it was released). We also talk about the Power Rangers movie, Bob's Burgers, and Super 8. Dhirajba also recommends the TV shows Dark Matter and Killjoys as shows to check out. Promo by: The Last Refuge Podcast Find them at: https://dndlastrefuge.com/

Duration: 01:04:22


2017 Retrospective with Sadie Geerligs of Sadie by Design

12/8/2017
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Sadie Geerligs of Sadie by Design returns for her fourth episode. With this episode, we cover what she's been up to since we last talked in March, covering the remainder of 2017. Sadie talks to us about getting into new fandoms, rediscovering old fandoms as well as the cosplay projects she tackled this year. We also take a look to the future and discuss what may catch her interest and her other plans. You can find Sadie...

Duration: 00:46:44


Episode 86: Victoria of The Broadswords Podcast

12/4/2017
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Victoria, the DM of The Broadswords, a Dungeons and Dragons Actual Play Podcast, joins me to talk all about her fandoms. We cover Bioware videogames such as Knights of the Old Republic, Jade Empire, Mass Effect and Dragon Age. We also talk about the Civilization videogame franchise. We then delve into how she got into tabletop roleplaying. Finally, we discuss The Broadswords, an all female D&D actual play podcast. We talk about how it was first formed, the players and characters,...

Duration: 01:04:57


Spotify and Ask Me Anything #4

11/28/2017
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Tales from the Fandom is now on Spotify! If you use this app, you can now find us by searching for Tales from the Fandom. I had a bit of extra space for November and decided to do another round of Ask Me Anything questions. I received questions from: Rebecca Parker, Lex Chase, Anthony Von Dessauer of The Curse of Silverlake Podcast, and Emily Martin, author of Woodwalker and Ashes to Fire (part of the Creatures of Light trilogy) Questions included: - Fandom exhaustion with recording the...

Duration: 00:16:16


Episode 85: Joseph Sale

11/27/2017
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Author, Editor and Publisher Joseph Sale joins me from England to discuss a number of his fandoms as well as his literary works. We discuss Game of Thrones as well as Lord of the Rings first. Joseph also contributed to The Hobbit 80th Anniversary episode as well. After tackling these two fandoms, we move into 2000 AD/Judge Dredd and he educates me on the matter between the comics and films. We last talk about his work as an author and publisher with Project 13 Dark. You can find Joseph...

Duration: 01:17:04


Episode 84: Briana DeCoster aka Utahime Cosplay

11/20/2017
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I'm joined by Briana DeCoster aka Utahime Cosplay for this episode of Tales from the Fandom. Briana is based out of California and is an actress, model, dancer, and cosplayer. We cover fandoms including Gargoyles, Avatar: The Last Airbender, The Legend of Korra, and Young Justice. We also talk about Cosplay. You can find Briana at: https://www.facebook.com/utahimecosplay/ https://twitter.com/BrianaDeCoster https://www.instagram.com/utahimecosplay/ Promo by: The Spellcast D&D Actual...

Duration: 01:17:14


Book Trek: The Iron Druid Chronicles - Hammered 3.0

11/15/2017
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Tales from the Fandom presents Book Trek. Jachelle Overstreet returns to talk about our first series, The Iron Druid Chronicles by Kevin Hearne. We discuss Hammered, the third novel in the Iron Druid Chronicles. We discuss the happenings of the plot. There's action, storytelling, dire warnings, death and so much more. We also have several discussion topics that we go back and forth on. Book Trek episodes focusing on the novels will be released on the 15th of each month, while novella and...

Duration: 01:03:13


Episode 83: Ross Rockafellow from the Dice for Brains Podcast

11/13/2017
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Coming back to Central Florida, I'm joined by Ross Rockafellow from the Dice for Brains Podcast. Ross and I met at the most recent Star Wars Celebration convention here in Orlando earlier in 2017 and I'm glad we were able to connect for this episode. In this episode, Ross and I discuss tabletop roleplaying games, the Star Wars roleplaying game, Nerdcore music and Star Wars. Ross also talks to me about the Dice for Brains podcast. Dice for Brains is a Star Wars actual play podcast that...

Duration: 01:06:06


Episode 82: Steven Pappas of the Is This Adulting Podcast

11/6/2017
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Steven Pappas, co-host of the Is This Adulting Podcast as well as co-host of the Meddling Kids Podcast, joins me to talk about a variety of fandoms. We first discuss comic books ranging from Marvel to DC and focusing on one of his favorite characters, Nightwing. We also discuss his love of Broadway and some of his favorite shows. Steven then talks about his two podcasts, what they are about and how he got involved in them. You can find Steven...

Duration: 01:17:54


Episode 81: Sam of Dovah Design

10/30/2017
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Returning to Central Florida, Sam of Dovah Design joins me to talk about a number of different fandoms. We talk about Harry Potter, video games such as the Elder Scrolls series, Diablo 3 and Dark Souls, and Magic: The Gathering card game. Sam is also a cosplayer and we talk about how she got into cosplaying, her cosplay builds and her win at MegaCon 2017 here in Orlando as Best in Show. You can find Sam...

Duration: 01:01:34


Episode 80: The Dumbgeons and Dragons Podcast

10/23/2017
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In this episode, I am joined by Russ, Amy, Carla and Tom. They are the members of the Dumbgeons and Dragons podcast. It's an actual play 5th edition Dungeons and Dragons Podcast. We talk, of course, about Dungeons and Dragons, as well as getting a behind the scenes look on what goes into making their actual play podcast. You can find Dumbgeons and Dragons...

Duration: 01:07:48


Episode 79: Kat aka The Panzer Mom

10/16/2017
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On this episode, we talk with Kathleen Evans who I found on Twitter thanks to a D&D reference regarding The Raven Queen (and we talked about Kevin Hearne's Iron Druid Chronicles and The Morrigan). Kat is my first person I've recorded from Twitter and it's a fun one. We talk about the TV show Vikings, Kevin Hearne's Iron Druid Chronicles, Bolt Action wargames and Dungeons & Dragons. We also talk about women in gaming (specifically tabletop wargames & roleplaying games) She is very active...

Duration: 01:02:15


Book Trek: The Iron Druid Chronicles - Hexed 2.0

10/15/2017
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Tales from the Fandom presents Book Trek. Jachelle Overstreet returns to talk about our first series, The Iron Druid Chronicles by Kevin Hearne. We discuss Hexed, the second novel in the Iron Druid Chronicles. We discuss the happenings of the plot. There's action, political intrigue amongst the pantheons and so much more. We also have several discussion topics that we go back and forth on. Book Trek episodes focusing on the novels will be released on the 15th of each month, while novella...

Duration: 01:01:00

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