Saturday, May 31, 2014

Two Bards, One Mic – Episode 58: One Bard, and an @

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Intro music by Randall Marsh

Description: Special guest, Jesse Lee Keeter, who apparently smells better than Scott. (I'll get you Keeter!!)

Special Guest:  
Jesse Lee Keeter: Facebook | Vine | IMDB

Episode Links
+ Colossal Red Dragon Miniature (amazon)
+ Conner Marx (web)
+ Final Fantasy IX (web)
+ Chrono Phantasma (wiki)
+ Dynasty Warriors 8 (wiki):
+ Grippli (d20PFSRD)
+ Hack and Slash (web)
+ Pikmin 3 (wiki)
+ Mario Kart 8 (wiki)
+ Blue shell analogy (web)

14:58. Keeter's Mario Kart 64 house rules.

+ Rainbow Road (mariowiki)
+ Road Rash (wiki)
+ Sonic Spinball (wiki)
+ Super Smash Bros. Melee (wiki)
+ Soulcalibur II (wiki)
+ Dynasty Warriors (wiki)

+ Incorruptible (wiki)
+ Irredeemable (wiki)
+ Flashpoint Paradox (wiki):

+ Flash (IMDB)
+ Constantine (IMDB)
+ Books of Magic (wiki)
+ Maleficent (IMDB)
+ Godzilla (IMDB)
+ Pacific Rim (IMDB)

57:30 "Victim humor" anecdote.

+ Shaun of the Dead (IMDB)
+ The World's End (IMDB)

+ Neil deGrasse Tyson: Web | Facebook | Startalk Radio

Sunday, May 25, 2014

Two Bards, One Mic – Episode 57: Beat Boxin'

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Intro music by Randall Marsh

Description: Godzilla, Weeks in Review, Questions, Hillarity, Sillyess, Computer Hardware, Stories. Did I mention Godzilla?

Episode Links
+ Family Guy Blue Harvest (IMDB)
+ Frys Electronics (web)
+ Godzilla (IMDB)
+ iPic Theaters (web)
+ Tom Brophy (imdb)

This week:
+ Dark Dungeons Trailer (YouTube)
+ Wired write up on Dark Dungeons (web)
+ io9 write up on Dark Dungeons (web)
+ Worst Laid Plans (Facebook)
+ Lucky Them (web)
+ Conner Marx (IMDB)
+ Mario Kart 8 (web)

31:55. Paula Moran. Q. Have you tried the new flavor of the month at Baskin Robbins? It's called Mom's Making Cookies and it's really tasty.

33:52. Paula Moran. Q. Is anyone else looking forward to the new Super Smash Bros.?
+ Super Smash Bros. (web)
+ Torchlight II (wiki)
+ Containment: The Zombie Puzzler (Bootsnake Games)
+ The Typing of the Dead (Sega)

42:51. Laura Adams. Happy Towel Day!

43:29. Dennis Nichol. Q. Eat anything delicious this week? (Or right now?)

45:00. Dennis Nichol. Q. In all your travels, what's the most expensive thing you've broken which belonged to someone else? Tell us the tale of how that situation went down!

51:04. Paula Moran. Q. Do you prefer improv, scripted performance or a script with room for improvisation?

+ Fighting Over Beverly (Harlequin Productions)

56:15. Thomas Brophy. Q. Thoughts on Quentin Tarantino's rant about digital projection being the end of cinema. Yea/Nay?
+ Tarantino's rant (Indiewire)

And as always...
+ Neil deGrasse Tyson Web | Facebook | Startalk Radio

Sunday, May 18, 2014

Two Bards, One Mic – Episode 56: No Tell Motel

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Intro music by Randall Marsh

Description: Weeks in review, Questions, Answers, Stories, Shame, Hope, Redemption, Waffles. No, just kidding, There were no waffles.

Episode Links
+ Vine Intro (vine)
+ Conner Marx: web | IMDB | Vine | Facebook 
+ "Let's Go Fly A Kite!" (YouTube)

Week in Review
+ Northwest Nerdcast: Web | Facebook
+ Smarty Pants (web)
+ D&ta Recovery (IndieGoGo)
+ ISO image definition (wiki)

Ask a question via twitter: @TwoBards #TwoBardsPodcast
Ask a question via facebook.

32:35. Thank you Gordon Duke.
+ Viking Fest 2014 (web)

35:13. Brandon Haddox. Any upcoming projects you'd like to announce?
+ Sam and Max Hit the Road (wiki)
+ Monkey Island 1 (wiki)
+ Monkey Island 2 (wiki)

38:30. Once upon a time in the 1970s: YouTube | Facebook | Season 2 Kickstarter

39:18. America's Fighting Dinosaur (blogspot)

40:24. Dennis Nichol. Can you review a place or two each week in effort to find your Bardkateers the best places to eat around here.
+ Smarty Pants (web)
+ Georgetown Records (web)
+ Fantagraphics (web)

46:57. Michael Perdue. Why haven't you read my script?

49:58. Paula Moran. In your travels what are some of your best and worst motel experiences?

1:02:04. Laura Adams. Do you member where you were and what you were doing on May 18th 1980?

+ Brandon Howard (news)

As always...
+ Neil deGrasse Tyson: Web | Facebook | StarTalk Radio

Sunday, May 11, 2014

Two Bards, One Mic – Episode 55: Juice Box

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Intro music by Randall Marsh

Description: Weeks in review, Projects, More Questions, Movies, The way it is.

Episode Links

+ 8th Annual Rainier Independent Film Festival (web)
+ A Bit of Bad Luck (FB)
+ A Bit of Bad Luck (IMDB)

03:36. This week:
+ Humans and Households (kickstarter)
+ Dark Dungeons (web)
+ Z-Nation Casting Call (web)
+ Worst Laid Plans (FB)
+ Tony Becerra: twitter | is Watching (FB)
+ D&ta Recovery IndieGoGo campaign (IndieGoGo)
+ And At (aka ElGoodTimes) (YouTube)
+ Laura Adams' shared poem (FB)

27:20. Dennis Nichol. Most memorable home improvement story?

38:18. Conner Marx. Both of you have made transitions from high paying jobs to periods of unemployment. As artists trying to make work during both of these periods, what are the big differences? How is the process of making work altered by the various factors of money, time, etc.? AND - having done both, what advice can you give creators about managing their own money - both as used for the creation of art as well as for basic happy living?

47:20. Kentucky Blue Clay themed Lucas Arts styled video game is in the works.
+ Kentucky Blue Clay (FB)
+ LucasArts (wiki)

50:05. Dennis Nichol. What is each of your guys' favorite martial arts film? Why is that?
+ Equilibrium (IMDB)
+ Crouching Tiger Hidden Dragon (IMDB)
+ Hero (IMDB)
+ The Raid (IMDB)
+ Ong-bak (IMDB)
+ Karate Kid (IMDB)
+ Grudge Match (IMDB)
+ Unleashed (IMDB)

57:51. Paula Moran. Besides acting and tech, what would be your dream job(s)?

1:01:55. Laura Adams. Do you have a movie that is absolutely horrible but you still love it?
+ Howard the Duck (IMDB)
+ Ultraviolet (IMDB)
+ Green Lantern (IMDB)
+ Clash of the Titans (IMDB)

+ Neil deGrasse Tyson web | Facebook | Startalk Radio

Sunday, May 4, 2014

Two Bards, One Mic – Episode 54: A New Hope

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Intro music by Randall Marsh

Description: Weeks in review, &@ update, questions, answers, Star Wars, May The 4th Be With You.

Episode Links

+ Dodgeball (IMDB)

This week:
+ Humans and Households (kickstarter)
+ Starling (via The Confrontational Theater Project FB page)
+ Gaming on Sacred Ground (via Playwrights' Theatre FB page)
+ Acting 4 Actors (web)
+ Puppetry of the Penis (web)
+ Dark Dungeons (web)
+ D&ta Recovery funding campaign (IndieGoGo)
+ Cards Against Humanity (web)
+ Knights of Badassdom (IMDB)
+ Z Nation (News article)

Dennis Nichol. Tacos, Tortas, or Burritos?

Paula Moran. How much training and experience so you have with horseback riding in productions and do you agree or disagree with not working with animals on set? Do you have any stories about your experiences?

Seth Davis. This week news broke about the State of Washington filing suit on behalf of Kickstarter backers who have not received backer rewards. What's your take? What do you think this will do to the crowdfunding sphere?

Dennis Nichol. Star Wars, Episode VII: With the cast revealed, what is your ratio of Hopefulness vs Skepticism about it being any good -- and why?
+ Star Wars VII (IMDB)

+ Neil deGrasse Tyson: web | Facebook | Star Talk Radio