Episode 82 – Erik Uriarte

This episode features rabbinical student and addiction counselor, Erik Uriarte. Michael and Erik discussed Judaism, shabbat, Challah, spices, Purim, Yiddish vs. Hebrew, The Torah vs. The Talmud, translation vs. interpretation, variations in Jewish culture, family history, Julius Bamberger, World War II, anti-semitism, greed, good vs. evil, grey areas, sin, Judaism vs. Christianity, The Council of Nicea, Jewish popular culture, Jewish comedy, commitment, cooking, kosher cooking, Ethiopian food, video games, LARPing, TV, podcasts, and comics.

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

LINKS
Julius Bamberger on de.Wikipedia.org (you will need to translate the page)

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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 45 – Daemon Noir

This week, Michael and Kitty spoke with LA club promoter, musician, and DJ Daemon Noir about adult beverages, DJing, goth clubs, music, HexRx, PyschoCypher, The Beer Snobs Podcast, manbuns, genre fiction, Twilight, The Strain, internet viewing, comic book TV, archery, podcasts, Kevin Smith, man stuff, other DJs, comics movies, Batman vs. Superman, Captain Marvel, video games, KOTOR, Jedi vs. Sith, Dragon Age: Inquisition, Mr. Robot, Christian Slater, Daredevil, Horns, Gotham, X-Men Apocalypse, and Supergirl.

LINKS
PsychoCypher official site
Daemon Noir on Twitter
HexRx

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Episode 43 – Kevin M. Connolly

This week, Michael and Kitty chat with voice actor, Kevin M. Connolly about Trainwreck, voice acting, demos, the VO industry, anime, Shadoe Stevens, audio books, Batman: The Killing Joke, Mark Hamill, DC comics franchise choices, Wonder Woman, Marvel Comics films, DC vs. Marvel comic book TV shows, Ant-Man, and comic book collectibles.

LINKS
Kevin M. Connolly on Facebook
Kevin M. Connolly on Twitter
315 Studio

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Episode 35 – Brandon Evans

Kitty Brown joins again as co-host. This week’s guest is video game programmer, Brandon Evans. We talked about candy, the video game industry, Mad Max: Fury Road, Avengers: Age of Ultron, Elizabeth Olsen, Milana Vayntraub, Scarlet Witch, Ex Machina, Star Citizen, crowdfunding, Star Wars, the physics of lightsabers, Imperialism, and the assassination of Archduke Franz Ferdinand.

LINKS
Cloud Imperium Games

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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 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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