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Episode 257: StarCrossed with Francesca and Mike of Contigo Games!

Summer is here and we’ve got a lengthy Talk Nerdy to let you know of all the fun nerdy stuff we’re getting into while beating the heat. Most special of all, Francesca Carletto-Leon and Mike Flood from Contigo Games join us to talk about one of our favorite gaming experiences of PAX 2017, StarCrossed! We had a ball talking the origins of the game, the mechanics, and the value of quick, replayable, fun games throughout our friendly chat with these excellent game makers! Note: Francesca ALSO has a podcast: IndieComplete! Listen Here: Next Week’s Challenge: Myles’ Birthday Challenge: Watch Dark City!

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Myles’ Anime Summer Vacation! Part 1

As many of you know, I watch a massive amount of currently-airing shows. But summertime tends to bring a bit of reprieve as every returning show is on its seasonal break. While a handful ofmy shows air during the summer (Orphan Black, Preacher),  I’ve found that this summer is particularly dry for me. One of my constant complaints any time we do an anime challenge is that it’s the one medium I somehow seldom make or have time for. Sure, I’ll see the odd show or film here and there, but nothing compared to the degree of which I consume virtually…

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Episode 253 – Tokyo Ghoul

This week we invade the 20th ward as we were challenged for the first seven episodes of the anime phenomenon, Tokyo Ghoul! We dive into what about this show has attracted such a large audience, and what worked and didn’t always work for the three of us. But before that, we do a somewhat lengthy Talk Nerdy, which includes discussing the trailer for the sequel of one of Patrick’s all-time favorite films, Blade Runner! Listen Here: Next Week’s Challenge: Read the manga Hunter X Hunter (first 4 volumes)

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Episode 240: Re: Zero Is An Excellent Anime, I Suppose!

After a grueling Talk Nerdy To Me, where Myles attempts to discuss his dissatisfaction with Rings, the third film in the American horror franchise, despite Drew and Patrick’s attempt at a bit, the guys cannot help but gush over their newfound love of the truly excellent anime: Re: Zero – Starting Life In Another World! If you’d like to donate to help our listener with their dogs’ medical bills, click here! Listen Here: Next Week’s Challenge: Watch No Retreat, No Surrender 3: Blood Brothers

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Episode 206 – It’s Probably Mushi

Talk Nerdy To Me is back as the guys celebrate Supergirl’s renewal and move to The CW, which spawns a long talk about DC’s television possibilities before moving onto our challenge: watching the gorgeous anime Mushi-shi. Being so different from so many other anime shows we’ve seen, we had a lot of fun taking in this one! Listen here: Fortnight’s Challenge: Watch Season One of Fargo

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Episode 196: Paprika with Michelle Czajkowski

Ava’s Demon creator, Michelle Czajkowski, returns to the show with a challenge to watch one of her favorite anime films, Paprika!  After catching up with Michelle, we discuss the interesting nature of entering dreams, what separates Paprika from a lot of anime, and got into some of the flat out craziness of this amazing film! Listen here: Fortnight’s Challenge: Watch Batman: Brave and the Bold, specifically the following episodes! 1.6 Enter the Outsiders 1.18 Color of Revenge 1.25 Mayhem of the Music Meister 2.4 Aquaman’s Outrageous Adventure! 2.8 Sidekicks Assemble! 2.9 The Super-Batman of Planet X! 2.11 Chill of the Night 2.17 The…

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Episode 171: Sword Art Online

Myles, Patrick, and Drew are stuck inside a podcast with no way of logging out! Luckily, Mitch Hutts, owner of The Drunken Moogle is here to help. Mitch and the guys discuss the popular anime, Sword Art Online as well as the nature of MMORPGs and what the series gets right about them! Listen here: Next challenge: Watch Gravity Falls Subscribe: iTunes | RSS

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Episode 155: RWBY

Myles is in much need of cheering up in the wake of the Silent Hills cancellation, so it’s a good thing this week’s challenge is to watch the pure enjoyment that is Rooster Teeth’s phenomenal anime, RWBY. Listen here: Next challenge:  TOP SECRET (Psst. It’s totally Avengers: Age of Ultron) Subscribe: iTunes | RSS

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