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Sunday, February 9, 2020

Two Bards, One Mic – Episode 256: VGA Bards


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Intro music by Randall Marsh
Description: Weeks in Review; BQotW, Questions and Answers.

0:00:53. Weeks in Review.
+ Dave's Killer Bread (wikipedia)
+ Harley Quinn (IMDB)

0:14:16. Andy Rants on Wave and Apple.

0:17:00. Discussions on internet speed

0:25:57. BQotW 
BQotW #255: "The Customer is always right." is now kinda bullshit. Should we do away with the concept? Discuss. 
BQotW #256: How did you feel about this year's Oscars?

0:38:12. Casey Lee. How do we best avoid nouns?


0:39:02. Casey Lee. What are the Bard's favorite cephalopods?

0:40:20. Seth Davis. Do either of you plan to attend conventions in 2020 and if so which ones?

0:42:40. James Peters. What is your favorite special effect that you have seen in live theatre?
 
0:49:29. Douggie Sharp. Should I applaud when they go to intermission?

0:51:33. Douggie Sharp. Is it awkward for the performers if the audience doesn't give a standing ovation at the end...?


0:59:26. Rob MacLennan. What is your horror sub-genre preference?

1:04:36. Casey Lee. Is baby powder a spice?
  
Patreon support for this episode provided by...
Hawke Robinson, James Peters, Leslie Sedlak, Rob MacLennan, Stuart Hume, Zombie Orpheus Entertainment, Gordon D. Duke, Dennis Nichol, Jay Blancken, Casey Lee, Douggie Sharp, Laura Red Scott, Seth M. Davis, Todd McKimmey, Lotta Djerf, Tom Brophy, Laura Adams, James Herbert, Beau Prichard, Tim Martin, Brad Roberts, Jenifer Rifenbery, and Rival Guy.

Sunday, January 26, 2020

Two Bards, One Mic – Episode 255: Now in Bard-O-Vision!


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Intro music by Randall Marsh
Description: Weeks in Review; The Watchmen; BQotW; Questions and Answers.

+ Kobe Bryant, 13-year-old daughter killed in helicopter crash (WashingtonPost)

0:02:24. Weeks in Review.
+ Burns Supper (wikipedia)
+ Shakesqueer Casting Call (backstage)
+ Terms of Endearment (tacomalittletheatre)

0:15:00. Watchmen discussion **SPOILER WARNING**
+ Watchmen (IMDB)

0:31:42. More Weeks in Review
+ True West (SeattleRep)
+ Shepard & Dark (IMDB)
+[out of sync] Dice Tower Theatre Podcast (Patreon)

0:40:17. BQotW 
BQotW#254: What is your New Year's Dissolution?
BQotW#255: "The Customer is always right." is now kinda bullshit. Should we do away with the concept? Discuss.

0:57:27. Rival Guy. Does integrating new technology into theatre expand the art form or needlessly blur the line between theatre and film?

1:08:18. Matthew Hunt. 3D movies, are they dead?

1:15:12. Douggie Sharp. Avatar sequels, is anyone excited to see them?

1:18:52. Rob MacLennan. Do you think the age of nuance and smart dialog in movies is done?

1:34:28. Casey Lee. I find SAG can be toxic to independent film makers and wonder if a counter union called the Independent Actors Guild run by people like the Bards would not be a greatly positive thing for actors that are not lighting cigars with c-notes.

1:44:50. Casey Lee. What was your favorite episode of The Mandalorian?

1:46:39. Matthew Hunt. Favorite or preferred late night talk show host (past or present)?
  
Patreon support for this episode provided by...
Hawke Robinson, James Peters, Leslie Sedlak, Rob MacLennan, Stuart Hume, Zombie Orpheus Entertainment, Gordon D. Duke, Dennis Nichol, Jay Blancken, Casey Lee, Douggie Sharp, Laura Red Scott, Seth M. Davis, Todd McKimmey, Lotta Djerf, Tom Brophy, Laura Adams, James Herbert, Beau Prichard, Tim Martin, Brad Roberts, Jenifer Rifenbery, and Rival Guy.

Sunday, January 12, 2020

Two Bards, One Mic – Episode 254: Down to Clown


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Intro music by Randall Marsh
Description: Holidays in Review; The Joker; BQotW; Questions and Answers.

0:00:40. Week in Review
+ Building the Wall (sococulture)
+ The Laramie Project: 10 Years Later (tacomaweekly)
+ Terms of Endearment (tacomalittletheatre)
+ Acting for Actors (web)
+ Lisa Coronado on Twitch TV (twitch)
+ Once Upon a Time... in Hollywood (IMDB)

0:23:45. Joker **SPOILER WARNING AT 0:28:44**
+ Joker (2019) (IMDB)
+ Don't Worry, He Won't Get Far on Foot (IMDB)

0:58:28. Additional screener discussions (non spoilery)

1:03:33. PSA on conflicting opinions

1:09:58. Scott's Recomendations
+ The Art of Racing in the Rain (IMDB)
+ James May: Our Man in Japan (IMDB)

1:14:04. BQotW 
BQotW#252: Answered on the Holiday Special.
BQotW#254: What is your New Year's Dissolution?

1:18:03. Matthew Hunt. New console in 2020, thoughts thus far?

1:20:48. Matthew Hunt. So, impeachment. Thoughts?

1:27:05. Matthew Hunt. Who would you rather play in a modern remake of the respective film: George Bailey, Atticus Finch, Sam Spade, Michael Corleone, Raymond Shaw, or Rick Blaine.

1:30:20. Rob MacLennan. So, it's almost the roaring 20s, what should make a comeback?

Patreon support for this episode provided by...
Hawke Robinson, James Peters, Leslie Sedlak, Rob MacLennan, Stuart Hume, Zombie Orpheus Entertainment, Gordon D. Duke, Dennis Nichol, Jay Blancken, Casey Lee, Douggie Sharp, Laura Red Scott, Seth M. Davis, Todd McKimmey, Lotta Djerf, Tom Brophy, Laura Adams, James Herbert, Beau Prichard, Tim Martin, Brad Roberts, Jenifer Rifenbery, and Rival Guy.

Saturday, December 21, 2019

Two Bards, One Mic – Episode 253: Holiday Special 2019


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Description: Two Bards Holiday Special with Brian S. Lewis and Luke Amundson.


0:01:36. Holidays in Review
+ Glow Up: Britain's Next Make-Up Star (IMDB)

0:02:24. Welcome guests Brian Lewis and Luke Amundson
+ Cosmic Apples (CosmicCrip)
+ Dwight in Shining Armor (IMDB)
+ Sloane Morgan Siegel (IMDB)
+ Portal Runner (formerly ALT) (IMDB)
+ Dwight in Shining Armor, Season 1 (YouTube)
+ Masters of the Metaverse: Project Metaverse (Twitch)
+ The Brownie Camera (web)
+ Discord Invite (discord.twobards.com)
+ Digital Foundry (YouTube)

0:53:35. BQotW
BQotW#252: What is your best Christmas memory? It can be a present, a location, an experience, whom you were with, etc.

0:56:28. Douggie Sharp. What are your favorite horror movies and what is favorite horror genre?

1:10:29. Rob MacLennan. Should channels be legally required to stick to the format they originally pitched?


1:17:45. James Peters. And if so, what should the punishment be for deviating from their stated content?

1:20:59. Douggie Sharp. When you are doing VO work, have you ever run into a situation where you've pronounced one way and the director wants a different pronunciation? Do you agree with the different way?

1:31:15. James Peters. Y'all ever feel the desire to purchase things you don't really need within a specific genre?

1:36:00. Matthew Hunt. Read any good books lately?

1:40:38. Clive Cussler. What kind of wood did the Bards thing about this week?

Patreon support for this episode provided by...
Hawke Robinson, James Peters, Leslie Sedlak, Rob MacLennan, Stuart Hume, Zombie Orpheus Entertainment, Gordon D. Duke, Dennis Nichol, Jay Blancken, Casey Lee, Douggie Sharp, Laura Red Scott, Seth M. Davis, Todd McKimmey, Lotta Djerf, Tom Brophy, Laura Adams, James Herbert, Beau Prichard, Tim Martin, Brad Roberts, Jenifer Rifenbery, and Rival Guy.

Monday, November 25, 2019

Two Bards, One Mic – Episode 252: Bards Plus Premium All Access


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Intro music by Randall Marsh
Description: Week in Review; BroadwayWorld Awards; BQotW; Questions and Answers.

0:00:51. Week in Review
+ Trans-Siberian Orchestra (web)
+ The Mandalorian (IMDB)
+ The Expanse (IMDB)
+ Proof (Brownpapertickets)
+ xCloud (xBox)

0:19:04. BQotW 
BQotW#251: If you were forced to live in a fantasy world (book, game, movie, etc) for one week with the provisos that you cannot keep anything from that world and if you die there, you die, what world would you choose and why?

BQotW#252: What is your best Christmas memory? It can be a present, a location, an experience, whom you were with, etc.

0:31:00. Douggie Sharp. Do you pronounce it car-a-mel or car-mel?

0:31:57. Rob MacLennan. Do you have a favourite Spielberg directed/produced film?

0:38:43. Matthew Hunt. Bourbon or Whiskey? Neat or mixed? Ice or stones?

0:43:23. Rob MacLennan. Disney placing content warnings on their old catalog: the right way to handle it, or burn it all?
+ Dolemite Is My Name (IMDB)

0:57:26. Brian S. Lewis. Disney+ sweep happy fun time with lollipops and rainbows, or the beginning of the end of the current streaming service arena including putting Netflix out of business?

1:07:39. Matthew Hunt. Are you playing Whamaggedon this year?

1:08:46. James Peters. I have a brand new resin printer of decent quality, so are there any minis you'd like printed?

1:10:44. Matthew Hunt. Thoughts on Jedi: Fallen Order? *SPOILERS*
+ Jedi: Fallen Order (EA)

1:20:44. Rob MacLennan. Do you have a fictional character as a role model? I grew up wanting to emulate Spock.

1:23:01. Matthew Hunt. What advice would you give to people looking to do their own podcast?

Patreon support for this episode provided by...
Hawke Robinson, James Peters, Leslie Sedlak, Rob MacLennan, Stuart Hume, Zombie Orpheus Entertainment, Gordon D. Duke, Dennis Nichol, Jay Blancken, Casey Lee, Douggie Sharp, Laura Red Scott, Seth M. Davis, Todd McKimmey, Lotta Djerf, Tom Brophy, Laura Adams, James Herbert, Beau Prichard, Tim Martin, Brad Roberts, Jenifer Rifenbery, and Rival Guy.