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Sunday, October 6, 2019

Two Bards, One Mic – Episode 248: Rob 'n the 'hood


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Intro music by Randall Marsh
Description: Weeks and weeks in Review: Moving, Plays, Commercials, etc; Special Guest Rob MacLennan; BQotW, Questions and Answers.

0:00:32. Week in Review
+ The Butler Did It [Sep 20-Oct 5] (rentoncivictheatre)
+ ADF (adflegal)
+ Iron Maiden (web)
+ Ian Hubert (IMDB) - Instagram - Twitter - Youtube

0:27:58. BQotW 
BQotW#247: What did you do this summer?
+ Robin Hobb (web)
BQotW#248: Moving, the worst or the absolute worst?

0:35:22. Douggie Sharp. If you could time travel only once (return trip included), when and where would you go? How long would you stay?

0:44:00. Rob MacLennan.  How do you feel about the proliferation of streaming services and the Balkanization of studios' content?
+ The Nerd Crew: D23, Star Wars, D23, Disney+ and Streaming Services (YouTube)

0:49:00. Matthew Hunt. What's a favourite 4X or Turn Based Strategy of yours?
+ Disgaea (disgaea.us)
+ Shadowrun (catalystgamelabs)

0:51:45. Brad McGowan. What is considered a Two Bard’s breakfast?

0:56:33. James Peters. Who should buy out Ninja next, and why?
+ Ninja (twitch.tv)

1:02:09. James Peters. Are there any simple ways to reduce wind noise on point-and-shoot cameras or other items that don't have ports for external mics?

1:06:02. Rival Guy. What sort of microphone would you use for recording a cello? Bias toward the lower register.
+ Oktava mics (oktava-shop)

1:09:01. Rob MacLennan. If one's least favorite clients sings my praises is that indicative of innate acting ability or sociopathy?

1:11:11. Matthew Hunt. What are your thoughts on the upcoming KFC dating simulator?
+ I Love You, Colonel Sanders! (steam)
+ Feast of Legends (web)

1:13:45. Douggie Sharp. What your favorite keto dish?

1:18:13. Matthew Hunt. Oprah/Hoff 2020, what are your thoughts?

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, Brad McGowan, Beau Prichard, Tim Martin, Brad Roberts, Jenifer Rifenbery, and Rival Guy.

Monday, August 26, 2019

Two Bards, One Mic – Episode 247: Xylem? Hardly knew 'em...


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Intro music by Randall Marsh
Description: Week, er, Month in Review: House closing, Work. Ashland and Oregon Shakespeare Festival, DogJog; BQotW, Questions and Answers.

0:01:14. Weeks in Review
+ DogJog (YourDogJog)
+ Oregon Shakespeare Festival (osfashland)
+ Indecent [Sep 20 - Oct 26] (seattlerep)
+ How to Catch Creation [Jul 23 - Oct 26] (osfashland)
+ Hairspray [Mar 2 - Oct 27] (osfashland)
+ The Butler Did It [Sep 20 - Oct 5] (rentoncivictheatre)
+ Animal Crossing: New Leaf (nintendo)
+ Malcolm in the Middle (imdb)
+ Raising Hope (imdb)
+ Derry Girls (imdb)
+ Orange is the New Black (imdb)
+ Bodyguard (imdb)
+ Hellboy (2019) (imdb)
+ Spider-Man: Far from Home (imdb)
+ Maiden (imdb)
+ Rocketman (imdb)
+ The Boys (imdb)

0:32:20. BQotW 
BQotW#246: What is something that you were hyped for, that ultimately let you down?
BQotW#247: What did you do this summer?

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0:58:05. Seth Davis. What are some of your favorite real (or made up) collective nouns (e.g. a pride of lions, a murder of crows, a whiff of hippies)?

1:02:05. Casey Lee. Are Keto edibles a thing?

1:03:52. Matthew Hunt. Favourite heat survival tips?

1:04:32. Matthew Hunt. In memory of his passing, what is your favourite Rutger Hauer performance(s)?

1:04:50:. Rob MacLennan. What is the most "out there" storyline that you would like to see be made into a feature length film?

1:05:29. Matthew Hunt What podcasts are you not listening too that you would like to?

1:06:57. Matthew Hunt. So. What's the fallout going to be from EVO's idea of a "joke" video?

1:09:35. Matthew Hunt. What is the dumbest thing you've ever heard of or seen someone do?

1:10:24. Rival Guy. Can xylitol be used as a drop in replacement for white sugar for baking purposes?

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, July 28, 2019

Two Bards, One Mic – Episode 246: What's in a game?


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Intro music by Randall Marsh
Description: Weeks in Review; Special Guest James Youngman: Tragedy of the Commons Humble Bundle, Game Design; BQotW, Questions and Answers.

0:02:24. Weeks in Review
+ Hair Nation (HairNationRocks)
+ Doom Re-Releases (Polygon)
+ Spider-Man: Homecoming (IMDB)

0:15:27. Special Guest: James Youngman
+ Spider-Man PS4 (Playstation)
Puzzles & Puzzle Games [Tragedy of the Commons] (Humblebundle)
+ Theory of Fun Game Design by Raph Koster (Theoryoffun)
+ Rise of Tyrants iOS Gameplay Trailer (YouTube)
+ Crimson Steam Pirates (Apple)
+ Murdered Soul Suspect (Wikipedia)
+ James Youngman on Bandcamp (Bandcamp)
+ Metal Wolf Chaos XD (MetalWolfChaos)

1:16:52. BQotW 
BQotW#245: What is your favorite pet?
BQotW#246: What is something that you were hyped for, that ultimately let you down?

1:27:15. Rob MacLennan. If you had no prior film-making experience and had the chance to be mentored on-set for a day -- what would you want to do?

1:29:10. Casey Lee. What words of wisdom do The Bards have for us as we undertake this adventure (relocating to WA state)?

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, July 13, 2019

Two Bards, One Mic – Episode 245: Dog Day Afternoon


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Intro music by Randall Marsh
Description: Weeks in Review: The MOVE continues, Rey, Directing; BQotW; Stranger Things and other shows; Questions and Answers

0:00:55. Weeks in Review
+ Scott's addition to the family: Rey (Facebook)
Renton Civic Theatre (website)
Cooking with Carrow, ep. 2 w/Christian Doyle (YouTube)
+ JourneyQuest Season 4 Funded! (Kickstarter)
+ Project: Metaverse (YouTube)
+ Super Mario Maker 2 (Nintendo)
+ Diggy's Adventure (PixelFederation)
+ GDOME Mobile (indigogo)

0:18:25. BQotW 
BQotW#244: Why are YOU tired?
BQotW#245: What is your favorite pet?

Stranger Things (IMDB)
Fleabag (IMDB)
Gentleman Jack (IMDB)
Bonding (IMDB)
What Planet Are You From? (IMDB)
+ Instant Hotel (IMDB)
+ The Fix (IMDB)

0:51:18. Rob MacLennan. Do you have a favorite "This is My America" movie?
+ American Movie (IMDB)
+ Wet Hot American Summer (IMDB)
+ 1941 (IMDB)
+ NL's Animal House (IMDB)
+ Caddyshack (IMDB)
+ RedLetterMedia (YouTube)

0:59:00. James Peters. What's a voice role you'd like to play that folks wouldn't think to cast you for?

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

Wednesday, June 26, 2019

Two Bards, One Mic – Episode 244: Bardcoin


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Intro music by Randall Marsh
Description: We're back! Thanks for your patience! Weeks, er, MONTHS in Review!! Rants and Raves, BQotW, Questions and Answers Galore!

0:01:12. MONTHS in Review
+ Devolver Digital - E3 2019 Full Direct Press Conference (YouTube)
+ JourneyQuest: Cooking with Carrow (YouTube)
+ GDOME Mobile: The Universal Smartphone Dome System (indiegogo)
+ Sherlock Holmes and the Case of the Jersey Lily (edmondsdriftwoodplayers)
+ London James Artist Management (website)
+ Renton Civic Theatre (website)

0:23:32. BQotW 
BQotW#243: Are there any contraband or illegal items that you think it's time to start de-criminalizing?
+ Medical Devices: Last Week Tonight (YouTube)

BQotW#244: Why are YOU tired?

0:32:50. Matthew Hunt. What do you think about Andrew Yang's declaration/vow to be the first president to use PowerPoint in a State of the Union address?

0:33:56. Matthew Hunt. What are the best and worst examples of collectibles in video games that you can recall?

0:38:53. Rival Guy. What radioactive animal would you want to be bitten by?
+ Shortfin mako shark (wikipedia)

0:41:44. Matthew Hunt. What has been your favorite or worst TV finale?

0:50:51. Rob MacLennan. Do you have any 'dumbest move in IT' stories to tell?

0:56:00. Matthew Hunt. What do you think of the trailers for Good Omens and His Dark Materials?
+ Good Omens Trailer #1 (YouTube)
+ His Dark Materials Teaser (YouTube)


0:56:17. Matthew Hunt. Thoughts on the NASA Moon 2024 plan?
+ Artemis Moon Program Advances (NASA)

1:02:33. Douggie Sharp. What has been your favorite weapon to do a fight sequence with? What weapons would you like to do one with?

1:04:20. Matthew Hunt. Positive vs. negative reinforcement, what works better in your respective opinions for trying to achieve goals? Which fictional character would find most effective in either case to help reach those goals?

1:07:33. Matthew Hunt. Any thoughts on the E3 announcements this year?

1:15:47. Matthew Hunt. Facebook crypto-currency -- thoughts?

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, Seth M. Davis, Todd McKimmey, Lotta Djerf, Tom Brophy, Laura Adams, James Herbert, Beau Prichard, Tim Martin, Brad Roberts, Jenifer Rifenbery, and Rival Guy.