Sunday, September 28, 2014

Two Bards, One Mic – Episode 69: Hookers 'n' Blow

Audio Link:

Intro music by Randall Marsh

Description: Two Big Weeks in Review, No Live Questions, Twitter/Facebook Questions
+ Noises Off (IMDB)

02:38. Andy's Week.
+ Hyrule Warriors (
+ Demon Hunters (web)
+ Supernatural (IMDB)
+ Gotham (IMDB)

19:30 Scott's Week.
+ Sons of Anarchy (IMDB)
+ Taproot Theatre Company (web)
+ Camp Abercorn (indigogo)
+ The School for Lies (Sound Theatre Company)
+ Gamers 3 (Kickstarter)
+ Christian Doyle is in Rocky Horror Picture Show (Renton Civic Theatre)
+ The Darker Path (Compulsion Films)
+ Cowboys @ Seattle (Week 6; Oct 12)
+ Potato Salad (Kickstarter)
+ Z-Nation (IMDB)

35:50. Q. Thomas Brophy. Who would win a Bard fight: Shakespeare or Moliere? What would be their weapons of choice?
+ Ex-Men (Pete Holmes on YouTube)
+ Street Fighter Red Tape (Pete Homes on YouTube)

37:32. Q. Dennis Nichol. What's your favorite subreddit? 

38:06. Q. Dennis Nichol. All You Listeners: Would you be up for suggesting subreddits Scott should visit, to begin a bold new adventure into the innerwebnethingy? You know, that thing with the tubes?

43:37. Q. Justin Everett. What is your preferred computer backup/recovery tool or application?
+ Hiren's BootCD (wikipedia) 
+ Ghost (symantec)

53:23. Q. Paula Moran. Do either of you enjoy camping and have any interesting stories?

Neil deGrasse Tyson, if you're listening....
+ Neil deGrasse Tyson: Web | Facebook | StarTalk Radio
+ Cosmos (IMDB) -- on Netflix!

Sunday, September 21, 2014

Two Bards, One Mic – Episode 68: Pizza Delivery (Isn't this how pornos start?)

Audio Link:

Intro music by Randall Marsh

Description: Weeks in Review, Movie Reviews, Pizza Delivery, Live Questions Answered, Questions and Answers, Plantive Pleadings

+ Tusk (IMDB)

Movies to avoid:
+ A Million Ways to Die in the West (IMDB)
+ Under the Skin (IMDB)
+ Nymphomaniac (IMDB)
+ Blood Rain (IMDB)

Movie not to avoid:
+ Lone Survivor (IMDB)

6:00. Q. Chip Fursdon. Have either of you seen the short, The Gunfighter?
+ The Gunflighter (IMDB)

6:24. Q. Douglas Michel. Has either of you played R9E, and if so, what did you think? 
+ Romance of the Nine Empires (web)

9:50. Scott's Week.
+ Broncos vs. Seahawks (NFL)
+ Taproot Theatre Company (web)

13:54. Andy's Week.
+ Star Citizen (kickstarter)
+ Star Citizen (web)

15:17. Q. Paula Moran. Have you played Destiny yet and if so what did you think?
+ Destiny (web)

16:53. Q. Laura Adams. You have a dog?

+ Humans and Households (youtube)

18:45. The Beau Prichard Interruption courtesy Dennis Nichol.

+ Demon Hunters RPG Kickstarter (kickstarter) |
+ Based on the FATE Core system (DriveThruRPG)
+ ZOECon2014 (web) |
+ ZOECon Group (facebook)

30:22. Q. Laura Adams. What are your rational and irrational fears?

34:23. Q. Chip Fursdon. What is the answer to 'Who runs Bard-ertown?'

35:05. Q. Dennis Nichol. In your professional opinions -- do you think that "Mad Max: Beyond Thunderdome" would have been a decent (or better, if you already think it's decent) film, had it contained a perfectly appropriate musical score for its genre/theme instead of Jazz?
+ Mad Max Beyond Thunderdome (IMDB)
+ Queens Logic (IMDB)

39:39. Q. Mister Kitty. Do you like cats?

41:30. Q. Justin Everett. What resources do you prefer to use when trying to learn an accent?
+ Dialect Accent Specialists, Inc (web) | David Allen Stern
+ The Dialect Resource (web) | Gillian Lane-Plascia
+ One Woman, 17 British Accents (YouTube)

Neil deGrasse Tyson, if you're listening....
+ Neil deGrasse Tyson: Web | Facebook | StarTalk Radio
+ Cosmos (IMDB) -- on Netflix!

Sunday, September 14, 2014

Two Bards, One Mic – Episode 67: Has Science Gone Too Far?

Audio Link:

Intro music by Randall Marsh

Description: Weeks in Review, Movies, Football, Demon Hunters RPG, Humans and Households, House Rulez, Questions and Answers. Comments

+ Syfy's 'Z Nation' Premiere Piracy Levels Skyrocket (Variety)
+ Z Nation (IMDB)

03:01. Scott's Week
Scott finished a four week run of Middletown.
+ Middletown (Harlequin Productions)
+ I don't want to talk about it #GoHawks

12:35. Andy's Week
+ On euthanizing rodents (The Rat Fan Club).

+ Bing (Bing)

15:55. Demon Hunters
+ Demon Hunters RPG: A Comedy of Terrors (web) - Kickstarter launches on Sept 16th.
+ Based on the FATE Core system (DriveThruRPG)
+ Humans and Households (IMDB), ep. 1 also launches Sept. 16th 18th.
+ House Rulez (web), ep. 1 also launches Sept. 16th.
+ Demon Hunters Comic (web) + Dead Gentlemen (Website | Facebook)

Q. Brian Lewis. Are you guys gonna be on the Demon Hunters RPG on Oct. 6th?

Q. Brian Lewis. UFO's: Are they real? Do you have any experiences?

+ ZOECon2014 (November 21-23, 2014)
Tentative events: Matt Vancil will run a writing workshop (perhaps one for kids), Scott Brown will run an acting workshop, Don Early will GM DemonHunters RPG, and of course screenings. 
+ Admission is $40 (Get Your Pass)
+ AFK Elixirs & Eatery (Renton)

+ Days of Future Past (IMDB)
+ Teefury Groot/Chewie and Rocket/Han mashup (image)
+ American Horror Story (IMDB)

Q. Paula Moran. Did you have a chance to make sure if the masks fit?

Q. Brian Lewis. Did you ever see Carnival?

Q. What other kind of ZOECon panels would you be interested in doing? "Evolution: Sorry home schoolers"? ""What's in my mouth?" "Perfect Pratfall 101"?

+ Pride (IMDB)

Q. Thomas Brophy. Hey Scott, can't wait to hear what you have in store for when acting training resumes. Can you give us a hint?

Q. Dennis Nichol. Can one (or both) of you perform one of the audition monologues from the Paula-nator's question last week? As in right now. NOW!!!

Q. Paula Moran. Do you guys like 'Renaissance Festivals' and do you have any good stories from them?

Q. Dennis Nichol. Are either of you guys going to see Neil Degrasse Tyson at The Paramount tomorrow? Might be another chance this week to ask him on the podcast!
+ Neil deGrasse Tyson-Seattle

Neil deGrasse Tyson, if you're listening....
+ Neil deGrasse Tyson: Web | Facebook | StarTalk Radio
+ Cosmos (IMDB) -- on Netflix!

Monday, September 8, 2014

Two Bards, One Mic – Episode 66: Get Your Kix on Cast Sixty Six

Audio Link:

Intro music by Randall Marsh

Description: Weeks in review, shitty people doing shitty things to good people (IT/Hijacking rant), questions and answers.

Scott is preparing to audition for Amazon Studios 'The Man In The High Castle'
+ News clip (Deadline)
+ Novel (Amazon)

02:07 Way to be a dick, Alex.

09:30 Final week to see Scott perform in Middletown
+ Middletown (Harlequin Productions)
Aug 21 - Sep 13, 2014

11:20 Christian's Laptop
+ ASUS 15.6-inch HD Dual-Core 2.16GHz Laptop, 500 GB (Amazon)
+ ASUS 15.6-inch Notebook, i3 (Amazon)

12:58 Andy's weeks
+ Dead Gentlemen (Website | Facebook)

15:30 Two Bards on Ice
+ What Would Brian Boitano Do? (YouTube)

27:45 Return of Andy's weekend
+ ZOECon2014
ZOECon 2014
November 21-23, 2014
Crowne Plaza
1113 6th Ave
Seattle, WA 98101
Admission is $40 (Get Your Pass)
Hotel in-block rates:
1-2 people: $139/night (plus tax)
3-4 people: $159/night (plus tax)
Includes: free wi-fi and discounted parking

**Send ideas, we'll bring them to the table**

34:30 Go Sports Ball!
+ Seahawks, A&M resolve '12th man' dispute (ESPN)
+ Week 1 recap: Packers v. Seahawks (NFL)
+ Week 1 recap: 49ers v. Cowboys (NFL)

39:30 Hyrule Warriors
+ Hyrule Warriors (
+ Hyrule Warrios Direct 8.4.2014 (YouTube) **spoilers**

43:15 Paula Moran. Do you have any favorite Seattle locations to suggest for visiting for anyone trying to make it up for ZOECon?
+ Raygun Lounge (501 E Pine St)
+ Cyber-Dogs  (909 Pike St) *Tip: vegetarian/vegan friendly
+ Po-Dogs (1009 E Union St)
+ Gameworks (1511 7th Ave) *Tip: get the hour-long card, not the points
+ Blue C Sushi (1510 7th Ave)
+ Dick's (115 Broadway E)+ Pike Place Market
+ The Pike Brewing Company (1415 1st Ave)
+ Original Starbucks (102 Pike St)
+ Beecher's (1600 Pike Pl)
+ Piroshky Piroshky (1908 Pike Pl)
+ El Borracho (1521 1st Ave)
+ Espresso Vivace (532 Broadway Ave E )
+ LunchBox Laboratory (1253 Thomas St)
+ Original Ivar's (waterfront at Pier 54)
+ Ye Olde Curiosity Shop (1001 Alaskan Way)
+ Seattle Aquarium (1483 Alaskan Way)
+ Olympic Scupture Park (2901 Western Ave)
+ Volunteer Park (1247 15th Ave E)
+ Seattle Great Wheel (1301 Alaskan Way)
+ Kurt Cobain Water Train
+ Luna Park Cafe (2918 SW Avalon Way)

49:43 Paula Moran. What are your favorite monologues to use for auditions, both dramatic and comedic?
+ Tomorrow and tomorrow and tomorrow (wikipedia)
+ Rosencrantz and Guildensturn Are Dead by Tom Stoppard (Samuel French)
+ Richard III (wikipedia)
+ Merchant of Venice (wikipedia)
+ Dog Logic by Tom Strelich (Samuel French)
+ Reservoir Dogs: The Screenplay by Quentin Tarantino (Samuel French)
+ Hurlyburly by David Rabe (Samuel French)

Neil deGrasse Tyson, if you're listening....
+ Neil deGrasse Tyson: Web | Facebook | StarTalk Radio
+ Cosmos (IMDB) -- on Netflix!