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Books and Beer Ep 5 – Sword and Sorcery Part 2: S&S Through The Ages

0 Submitted by on Mon, 12 February 2018, 12:43
Join Miguel, Zach, and Andrew on a journey throughout time as they replenish their Gushers stock, spit out mead, and discuss Fritz Lieber’s Ill Met in Lankmar, CL Moore’s Black God’s Kiss, Michael Moorcock’s Elric, Andrzej Sapkowski’s The Witcher series, and the comics Rat Queens and Autumnlands. It’s a big episode, but there’s plenty of beer to go around for Continue Reading...
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Let’s Look At ‘Shirtless Bear-Fighter! TP’

0 Submitted by on Fri, 09 February 2018, 16:59
Some ideas are awesome. Some ideas are just plain dumb. Then there are rare finds that are awesomely dumb like Shirtless Bear-Fighter. Running for five issues in the latter half of 2017, this comic is the brainchild of writers Jody Leheup and Sebastian Girner as well as artist, Nil Vendrell and is one of the best comics I read last Continue Reading...
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Books & Beer – Ep 4: Sword and Sorcery Origins

0 Submitted by on Mon, 29 January 2018, 13:11
Join Miguel, Andrew, and Zach while they grease up their muscles for battles against serpent men and alien elephant gods. With mouthfuls of Gushers and Off With Your Red IPA, they discuss Robert E. Howard’s Kull and Conan characters and the origins of Sword & Sorcery.   ...
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Books & Beer – Ep 3: Cyberpunk Pt 2

0 Submitted by on Tue, 02 January 2018, 13:54
Jack into cyberspace with the three console cowboys with horrible stimulant addictions. Zach, Andrew, and Miguel discuss Neuromancer by William Gibson, Patterns by Pat Cadigan, Snow Crash by Neal Stephenson, the iconic anime Akira, and Ready Player One by Ernest Cline. Get totally rad as we jump into the matrix and destroy everything you love.       ...
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Best of Everything in 2017

4 Submitted by on Mon, 01 January 2018, 12:11
Instead of doing a boring old top ten list or going podcast by podcast through all the possible topics for “Best of 2017” shows, we decided this year to just put a bunch of our staff together from different shows and parts of the site, and get them in a conversation about what were their favorite things from the year. Continue Reading...
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Books & Beer – Ep 2: Proto Cyberpunk

0 Submitted by on Wed, 20 December 2017, 10:39
Jaunt with Zach Chapman, Miguel Villa, and Andrew Hilbert as they drink 8-BIT PALE ALE (Tallgrass Brewing Co) and try to pass the Voight-Kampff empathy test while they cover proto-cyber punk books The Stars My Destination and Do Androids Dream of Electric Sheep. Get out your poop sheets because one of us might be an android.   ...
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Books and Beer – Ep 1: Haunted House

0 Submitted by on Wed, 29 November 2017, 14:57
This month on Books and Beer, Zach, Andrew, and Miguel go exploring haunted houses throughout literature. From The Yellow Wallpaper through Horrorstor, they discuss the common tropes of the haunted house story. Place your bets on the death match over which haunted house novel is better; Shirley Jackson’s The Haunting at Hill House or Richard Matheson’s Hell House. They won’t Continue Reading...
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The Top Five Reasons Why the “Duck-Verse” Is Disney’s Greatest Creation

1 Submitted by on Fri, 11 August 2017, 17:59
August 12, 2017 will see the premiere of the new Ducktales series starring the fantastic David Tennant as Uncle Scrooge. It will run for twenty-four hours straight on Disney XD. As the internet is a buzz with excitement about the show’s reboot/return, I thought it would be a great time to talk about the Duckberg gang being even more important Continue Reading...
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‘Game of Thrones’ Season 7 Trailer 2

0 Submitted by on Mon, 26 June 2017, 10:59
With the premiere just under three weeks away, HBO just dropped the second trailer for Season 7 of their wildly successful high fantasy series, Game Of Thrones. The trailer opens with Sansa Stark wandering through a snowy woods, Littlefinger narrates overhead, telling some offscreen character, perhaps Sansa herself, to fight battles on all fronts, not just one enemy. After that Continue Reading...
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Neil Gaiman Hopes ‘American Gods’ Will Lead to ‘Sandman’ Adaptation

0 Submitted by on Tue, 02 May 2017, 12:59
Prolific author Neil Gaiman is no stranger to adaptations of his work, and with the TV adaptation his bestseller American Godsabout to premiere, Gaiman stated he hopes the show will help get his magnum opus, The Sandman, what fans have long been salivating over: a proper TV show.       Gaiman told The Hollywood Reporter: “The trouble with Warners, and Continue Reading...
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