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Guestcast 02 – Ready Taylor One

READY TAYLOR ONE: With D. Bethel out for the week so Shakespeare can get paid, Andrew recruits friend-of-the-show, Taylor Katcher, to talk about the recent Steven Spielberg sci-fi film, Ready Player One. RELATED EPISODES: Episode 29 – Guitar Mode: Where Andrew discussed his experience reading Ernest Cline’s debut novel, Ready Player One. Episode 42 – Unology: Where D. and Andrew talk about the announcement of Spielberg taking on directorial duties of the cinematic adaptation of Ready Player One. Episode 110…

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Episode 110 – A Taylor [ , ] For All Intents and Purposes

WEEK IN GEEK: Andrew attends Geek Girl Con 2016 and relays some of his experience to the show while Dan gets freaked the eff out while playing INSIDE, the latest from Playdead, makers of LIMBO. OLD SEGMENT UPDATE: Back in Shortcast 14, Andrew and Dan discussed a fairly quiet lawsuit that Dungeons & Dragons and Magic: The Gathering publisher, Wizards of the Coast, was confronting with regard to the employment and compensation status of its Magic: The Gathering judges. Andrew did some digging and gives…

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The Cutting Edge

WEEK IN GEEK: This week, Andrew and D. Bethel let you in on the newest in modern entertainment. Andrew takes a dip into Nickelodeon’s 2005 animated show, Avatar: The Last Airbender, while Dan finds himself charmed by the 2015 RPG by CD Projekt Red, The Witcher 3: The Wild Hunt. RELEVANT LINKS: Hall, Charlie. “The Witcher Author and CD Projekt End Royalties Dispute with Licensing Agreement.” Polygon. Vox Media, 20 Dec. 2019. Lovett, Jamie. “Henry Cavill Returning as Superman for…

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A Casualty of the Rhyme

#RELEASETHETAYLORCUT: With a bunch of DC Comics-related news dropping this week, we had to light the Taylor signal to bring in our resident DC expert and Senior Optimist Reporter, Taylor Katcher, to talk about the release of the infamous “Snyder Cut” of 2017’s Justice League on the forthcoming streaming service, HBO Max. Also discussed is the shocking news that Ruby Rose would be stepping down from the lead role on Batwoman after the first season (and had already been renewed…

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#SaveGrifter

CRISIS ON INFINITE TAYLORS: With another, even bigger crossover of the DC/CW shows, we had to have friend-of-the-show and Senior Optimist Reporter, Taylor Katcher, come onto the show to talk with Andrew and D. Bethel about the glorious mess that was “Crisis on Infinite Earths” that saw Arrow, The Flash, Batwoman, Supergirl, and DC’s Legends of Tomorrow fight to save the multiverse. RELEVANT LINKS: Katcher, Taylor and Taylor Cassell. “2019: Nerd Endings.” A Website [ , ] For All Intents…

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2019: Nerd Endings

This year we are hosting a variety of looks back at 2019 as hosts and friends-of-the-show offer up the things that defined the year for them. Today we have a look back at the nerdy things that came to a close by Taylor Cassell & Taylor Katcher. Having three major franchises end in the same year brings a lot of societal excitement that engages even the initially un-engaged. My girlfriend, Taylor, being one of those initially un-engaged folks feeling the…

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Anime Antenna

CRISIS OF INFINITE CASTING NEWS: Seemingly every day since SDCC has brought news of former DC actors being cast in the big DC/CW crossover event, “Crisis on Infinite Earths.” Andrew and D. Bethel break down some of the headlines. EPIC LETDOWN: In another look at gaming culture is a trash fire, D. and Andrew examine the extreme and toxic blowback that game developer, Glumberland, received from gamers when they announced that their upcoming game, Ooblets, would be exclusive on PC…

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Five Years [ , ] For All Intents and Purposes

We’re taking a quick minute to take notice that today––March 29th––is the five year anniversary of the show’s first episode. For five years this show has proudly never missed an update. Sure, to accommodate that we created formats like the Shortcast, Guestcast, and even an honest-to-god clip show––but we’ve always brought you weekly audio as your reliable 14th source for nerdy and geeky news and discussion. During this time, we tried out a lot of things––not the least of which…

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Guestcast 03 – Muted Police Action

A TAYLORED EXPERIENCE: With D. Bethel locked behind closed doors to grade the work of his beloved students, friend-of-the-show Taylor Katcher has graciously stepped in to help Andrew in his hour of need. Together, they run the gamut of nerdy topics, from Super Smash Bros. to Betrayal Legacy to Civilization VI on the iPhone to the most recent DC/CW crossover event, “Elseworlds.” RELEVANT EPISODES: Guestcast 02 – Ready Taylor One: Taylor’s last appearance on the last Guestcast. Also, in the…

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Shortcast 75 – Llamas on the Beach

WEEK IN GEEK: Andrew plays Charterstone by Stonemaier Games, a new take on the “legacy” board game style while D. Bethel is moved by the new Halloween. Below is the image D. Bethel mentioned in the episode where Jamie Lee Curtis comforts her character from the new Halloween. RELEVANT EPISODES: Episode 87 – Thunder and Lighting (11 Mar. 2016): Where Andrew first discussed the “legacy” game style when talking with Jesse Megagames about Pandemic Legacy. Shortcast 43 – The #…

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