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Sunday, March 15, 2020

Two Bards, One Mic – Episode 258: Two Bards, No T.P.


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

0:00:58. Weeks in Review.
+ Renton Civic Theatre (rentoncivictheatre)
+ JQ4 Update (kickstarter)
+ ECCC Postponed (emeraldcitycomiccon)
+ Paradise PD (IMDB)
+ Monkey Island (segaretro)
+ Dice Tower Theatre Podcast (dicetowertheatre)

0:21:22. BQotW 
BQotW #257: What "thing" would you want to see brought back?
BQotW #258: How do YOU pass your mandatory 14-day quarantine?


0:34:25. Casey Lee. Best Actor, Actress, Film? What films are Top 10 must see all time?


0:55:22. Rob MacLennan. Do you have a favorite literary thespian or movie quote that you like to truck out for appropriate moments?

0:59:22. Brad McGowan. VWhat are your views on UBI and which candidate will do the best in supporting the arts?

1:04:04. Douggie Sharp. What's the biggest improvement or advancement that was worse than the previous version?
 
1:16:28. Rival Guy. What are your preferred hand-washing mantras or jingles?
+ Zack Morris Is Trash (youtube)
  
Patreon support for this episode provided by...
Hawke Robinson, James Peters, Leslie Sedlak, Rob MacLennan, Stuart Hume, Zombie Orpheus Entertainment, Gordon D. Duke, Lou Dog, 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, March 1, 2020

Two Bards, One Mic – Episode 257: And the Bard goes to...


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

0:00:43. Weeks in Review.
+ Murder on the Orient Express (ValleyCenterStage)
+ Terms of Endearment (TacomaLittleTheatre)
+ Jaws (IMDB)
+ The Secret of Monkey Island, Premium Edition (LimitedRun)

0:22:02. BQotW 
BQotW #256: How did you feel about this year's Oscars?
BQotW #257: What "thing" would you want to see brought back?

0:40:38. Matthew Hunt. Thoughts on the 92nd Academy and 40th Golden Raspberry Awards?


0:45:04. Rival Guy. What industries should Millennials (and/or AI) team up to destroy?

0:48:14. Rob MacLennan. Valentine's Day -- Celebration of romance, corporate gouge or Gothic festive execution?

+ Harley Quinn (2019) (IMDB)

0:55:30. Casey Lee. What Bard would you say is the better dancer?
 
0:59:01. Douggie Sharp. Do anything for Valentines Day?

+ Ian Hubert is creating Films and Tutorials and just a Bunch of Stuff (Patreon)
  
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, 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.