Episode 81 – Jennifer Zhang

This episode features producer, actress, model, cosplayer, and singer, Jennifer Zhang.  Michael and Jennifer discuss creative lapses, cosplaying, donuts, exercise, acting, Batman: The Animated Series, viral videos, fan films, true nerdiness, bullshit filters, horror films, Evil Inside, J-Horror, The Ring, masculinity, Bowie, celebrity deaths 2016, gender fluidity, childhood cosplay, peaceful resolutions, her album Emocean, Electronic Dance Music, community, DC Comics, Batman, Star Trek, Doctor Who, anime, and video games.

This episode is sponsored by WhedonCon 2017. Get your single day or full weekend tickets at http://whedoncon.com

LINKS
Jennifer Zhang offical site   
Jennifer Zhang on Instagram 
Jennifer Zhang on Twitter 
Jennifer Zhang on Facebook
DK’s Donuts
Evil Inside (2012)

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Episode 71 – Sex Nerd Sandra

This week’s guest is blogger, podcaster, and sex educator Sex Nerd Sandra. Michael and Sandra talked about recording equipment, Nerdmelt, socializing, sex education, books, consensual non-monogamy, sexuality, repressed memories, the mind, marijuana, altered experiences, internal vs. external experiences, Bill Hicks, mushrooms, salvia, consent, virginity, first times, terminology, parents, rough sex, fine art porn, feminism, 70s porn, STDs, Doctor Who, comics, podcasts, Filipino dating, Asian representation in media, waving one’s freak flag, comic book movies, parenting, adulting, college, and sex positivity. 

LINKS
SexNerdSandra.com
MakeLoveNotPorn.com

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Kitty’s Back!

Kitty Brown is back! After a several month hiatus, Michael and Kitty talked about The X-Files, Twin Peaks, fitness, selfies, body dysmorphia, systemic sexism, Susan Sarandon, Beyonce, representation, Ghost Busters, The Jonah Keri Podcast, vulnerable action heroes, Mad Max: Fury Road, #OscarsSoWhite, intersectional feminism, compliments, mansplaining, Star Wars, nerd culture, The Big Bang Theory, TV, and movies.

LINKS
Kitty Brown Designs

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Episode 32 – Kitty Brown Returns

This week, our guest is friend of the podcast and sometimes co-host, Kitty Brown. We gush nerdily about Star Wars, George Lucas, Star Wars canon vs. Expanded Universe, Knights of the Old Republic, Dark Empire, diversity vs. uniformity in nerd culture, female superheroes, Agent Carter, X-Men, Kingsman: The Secret Service, Avengers: Age of Ultron, X-Men: Days of Future Past, Wolverine, Ellen Page, The Walking Dead, Game of Thrones, Harry Potter, and the A Song of Ice and Fire TV show vs. the books.

LINKS
Kitty Brown’s website
Facebook
Twitter

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Episode 25 – Michael Newman

Our guest is an old friend of Michael’s from Denver, long-running sci-fi convention attendee and staffer, co-founder of Denver Comic Con, and all-around nerd, Michael Newman. The Michaels sat down the last day of Gally and talked about our Rocky Horror Picture Show cast days, Penn Jillette’s Movie Night, Gallifrey One, John Barrowman, Gally ribbons, Denver Comic Con, Nerd Culture and fandom, The Denver International Film Festival, Tim Curry, cosplay parenting, Doctor Who, Star Wars: The Special Editions, Peter Capaldi, and the all-embracing nature of modern fandom.

LINKS
Gallifrey One
Pop Culture Classroom (Comic Book Classroom)
Rocky Mountain Fan Force
Starz Denver Film Festival (The Denver International Film Festival)

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Episode 23 – Anastasios Gionis

Our guest is 3D graphic artist and creature modeler, Anastasios Gionis. We talked about live podcasts, bones and anatomy, Warner Brothers cartoons, Robert McKimson, growing up Greek in America, Cyrillic vs. Greek letters, celebrity impersonations, 3D character modeling, digital creature rigging, CG vs. practical effects, Alien, Stan Winston and Legacy Effects, 90s animation, 3D digital sculpting, The Strain, The Seventh Son, Japanese Anime, nerd culture, Metal music, video games, Greek mythology, Ray Harryhausen, and Silent Hill.

LINKS
Taso’s Deviant Art
Taso’s professional reel
Necromance
Robert McKimson
Legacy Effects

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Episode 15 – Michael Coleman

Our guest is creator of Tales of the Extraordinary and Adventure, writer and actor, Michael Coleman. We talked about the origins of our podcast, Dungeon Master, Tales of the Extraordinary, Adventure, voiceover acting, learning Russian vs. Japanese, teaching in Japan, appropriating comedy, nerd and alternative culture vs. normals, The Shadow of Mordor, Skyrim, 90s concerts, modern music, Doctor Who, and cosplaying as Little Finger.

LINKS
Michael Coleman’s website

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