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Sunday, June 4, 2017

Two Bards, One Mic – Episode 177: Bard, James Bard




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Intro music by Randall Marsh
Description: Weeks in Review; UK/Scotland Trip with Mr. Brophy, Question of the Week, Questions and Answers.

00:04:34. Scott's Rant

00:13:56 Weeks in Review.
+ Thomas Brophy (Web)
+ Kos Island (KosInfo)
+ Hair Chopping (Facebook)
+ Wonder Woman (IMDB)
+ Batman V Superman (IMDB)
+ blambot.com
+ Two Bards Logo DwarvenAxe vs HoneyMead (Facebook)

Questions and Answers 
+ To submit via Twitter: tag @TwoBards with the hashtag #TwoBardsPodcast
+ To submit via Facebook: post directly on the Two Bards Productions page.

00:40:08. Bardic Question of the Week 
+ Previous week's question: What brings you to/excites you about Cons? What is your best/most interesting Con story?
+ Next week's question: Do you have any technology electronics or software that you use in your day-to-day life that makes your job or life easier that maybe people don't know about, and if so what is it and what does it do for you?
+ Handspring (Wikipedia)


00:56:50. Matthew Hunt. Any thoughts on the Tom Cruise Mummy remake/reboot?
+ The Mummy (IMDB)

01:03:11. Rob MacLennan. In the back of my mind I've always had the ideal home that I would like to build, if I could. Can you describe what would be the ideal home you would have if you could? The structure itself.

01:06:55. Paula Moran. What time passing activities do you enjoy while traveling on planes and cars?

01:14:16. Rob MacLennan. "Wonder Woman"! (Hopefully Scott has had a chance to see it too, though it's still pretty early.)
+ Wonder Woman (IMDB)

01:14:55. Thomas Brophy. Yo! Since Scott mentioned #SkyFall in Scotland, what type of Bond villian would you bards like to play?
+ Hudson Hawk (IMDB)

Patreon support for this podcast provided by...
William Hawkes-Robinson, Leslie Sedlak, Jay Blanken, Rob MacLennan, Zombie Orpheus Entertainment, James Peters, Gordon D. Duke, DigbyDavis LLC, Justin Everett, Douggie Sharp, Todd McKimmey, Amanda Cook, Lotta Djerf, Tom Brophy, Laura Adams, James Herbert, Tim Martin, Paula Moran, Brad Roberts, Jenifer Rifenbery, and Rival Guy.

Neil deGrasse Tyson, if you're listening.... 
+ Neil deGrasse Tyson: Web | Facebook | StarTalk Radio | Patreon
+ Cosmos [IMDB]

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Sunday, May 28, 2017

Two Bards, One Mic – Episode 176: Mr. Tom's Wilde Ryde




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Intro music by Randall Marsh
Description: Weeks in Review; UK/Scotland Trip with Mr. Brophy, Question of the Week, Questions and Answers.

00:00:45. Weeks in Review.
+ Anime Oasis (web)
+ Tanglewyst de Holloway (Anime Oasis)
+ Thomas Brophy (Web)
+ Home of Metal (web)
+ Iron Maiden (web)
+ The Potteries (VisitStoke)
+ Macduff's Castle (wiki)
+ Dunnottar Castle (VisitScotland)
+ Findhorn-Ecovillage (web)
+ Randolph's Leap (YouTube)
+ Skyfall (IMDB)

Questions and Answers 
+ To submit via Twitter: tag @TwoBards with the hashtag #TwoBardsPodcast
+ To submit via Facebook: post directly on the Two Bards Productions page.

00:37:00. Bardic Question of the Week 
+ Previous week's question: Where are the one or two most amazing places you've visited, and why?
+ Next week's question: What brings you to/excites you about Cons? What is your best/most interesting Con story?

00:42:56. Rival Guy. I didn't realize Scott was a metal fan (metalhead), what's the best or most memorable show you've been to?

00:50:00. Rob MacLennan. So Scott will be back in time for the (possible) ZOECon. SpoCon drama? Can you please give the Cliff Notes version for those of us not in the know?

00:53:57. Casey Lee. Who do you think has a better financial plan the U.S. Government or Underpants Gnomes?

00:54:58. Rob MacLennan. Have either of you watched the Netflix series "Sense8"? If not, then I highly recommend it. I couldn't stop watching until i'd gone right through both current seasons, in just a few days.

00:57:27. James Peters. So, uh. Probably Science Ep. 249. Well, at least now we know he appears on podcasts.

Patreon support for this podcast provided by...
William Hawkes-Robinson, Leslie Sedlak, Jay Blanken, Rob MacLennan, Zombie Orpheus Entertainment, James Peters, Gordon D. Duke, DigbyDavis LLC, Yokona Tahashi, Douggie Sharp, Todd McKimmey, Amanda Cook, Lotta Djerf, Tom Brophy, Laura Adams, James Herbert, Adam Morey, Tim Martin, Paula Moran, Brad Roberts, Jenifer Rifenbery, and Rival Guy.

Neil deGrasse Tyson, if you're listening.... 
+ Neil deGrasse Tyson: Web | Facebook | StarTalk Radio | Patreon
+ Cosmos [IMDB]

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Sunday, May 14, 2017

Two Bards, One Mic – Episode 175: Bardrunner 2049




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Intro music by Randall Marsh
Description: Weeks in Review; Questions and Answers: Crowded Car Stories, GotGv2, TV Stories ending only by cancellation, Summer Projects; Bardic Question: Futurist Projections - VR/AR, Automonous Cars, Super Cities, Utopia/Dystopia.

00:04:20. Weeks in Review.
+ Thomas Brophy (Web)
+ Ahren Buhmann (IMDB)
+ Bubba the Redneck Werewolf (IMDB)
+ Apple Responds to Hacker's Threat to Wipe Hundreds of Millions of iPhones. (Fortune)

Questions and Answers 
+ To submit via Twitter: tag @TwoBards with the hashtag #TwoBardsPodcast
+ To submit via Facebook: post directly on the Two Bards Productions page.

00:29:36. Paula Moran. Stuck in a very full vehicle carpooling to a game- Do you have any over crowded car stories?

00:33:36. Rob MacLennan. Can you talk "Guardians of the Galaxy" yet?

00:34:28. James Peters. What do the bards feel about the seeming trend of refusal to end stories except by cancellation? ...Do you feel this is a desire from fans to have something seem stable, or from producers wanting a cash cow for as long as possible? Do you feel writers have any sort of obligation to end a story once they feel it's "over"? 

00:47:30. Thomas Brophy. Gents, do you have any projects in the pipeline that you're working on this summer?

+ Stratum corneum (horny layer) (Wikipedia)

 00:50:22. This week's Bardic Question of the Week. What futurist projections do you see coming true over the next 30 years?

+ Space Opera RPG (Wikipedia)
+ Arcology (Wikipedia)
+ Person of Interest (IMDB)

Next podcast's Bardic Question of the Week. Where are the one or two most amazing places you've visited, and why?

Patreon support for this podcast provided by...
William Hawkes-Robinson, Leslie Sedlak, Jay Blanken, Rob MacLennan, Zombie Orpheus Entertainment, James Peters, Gordon D. Duke, DigbyDavis LLC, Yokona Tahashi, Douggie Sharp, Todd McKimmey, Amanda Cook, Lotta Djerf, Tom Brophy, Laura Adams, James Herbert, Adam Morey, Tim Martin, Paula Moran, Brad Roberts, Jenifer Rifenbery, and Rival Guy.

Neil deGrasse Tyson, if you're listening.... 
+ Neil deGrasse Tyson: Web | Facebook | StarTalk Radio | Patreon
+ Cosmos [IMDB]

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Monday, May 8, 2017

Two Bards, One Mic – Episode 174: Los Dos Bardos est├ín de vuelta




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Intro music by Randall Marsh
Description: Weeks in Review: Work, Idaho, Futons, MSI Laptop Death; England, Northern Ireland, Ireland, Wales, England, Spain; Windows Phone Rant; Answer the Bards; Questions and Answers: SOL Kickstarter stretch goals; Web design quotes - dos and don'ts; Tinker's Gauntlet additions; Phone gymanstics; Best/Worst in game combat scenes; What instruments do we play; Suggestion for a Two Bards Short - Flashdance spoof.

01:58 Weeks in Review
+ Anime Oasis, May 26-29 (web)
+ Asus ROG Laptop (Amazon)
+ Scott C. Brown (facebook)
+ Jenifer Rifenbery (facebook)
+ firmm.org (web)

45:40. Scott's cell phone saga

53:11 Future of cell phones

+ CDMA vs. GSM: What's the Difference (PCMag)
+ Google Pixel (Google)

1:17:52. What do you do for fun?
+ morallyambiguous.net
+ Horizon: Zero Dawn (Playstation)
+ Cosmic Star Heroine (Playstation)
+ NieR Automata (Playstation)
+ Worbla (web)

Questions and Answers 
+ To submit via Twitter: tag @TwoBards with the hashtag #TwoBardsPodcast
+ To submit via Facebook: post directly on the Two Bards Productions page.

01:34:40. Casey Lee. What instruments do the "Two Bards" play?

01:39:27. Matthew Hunt. Any chance you've heard some stretch goals for the new Demon Hunters Slice of Life Kickstarter? Specifically Sam and Raalf? ;)
+ Demon Hunters: SOL (Kickstarter)

01:42:52. Justin Everett. Scott, my wife is setting up a professional presence for herself as an author online and since she does not know how to make a site herself she is looking into getting an author website made by a developer. Since you are a one such professional web developer, in your opinion, what red flags should she look for and what rates she should be wary of when getting quotes?
+ Followup discussion (Facebook)

01:55:05. Paula Moran. I'm building a 'tinker's gauntlet' out of duct tape for a Dystopia Rising larp event. Do you have any suggestions for odd/useful stuff to add to it?

01:59:00. Paula Moran. What are some of the best and worst in game combat scenes you have participated in?

Patreon support for this podcast provided by...
William Hawkes-Robinson, Leslie Sedlak, Jay Blanken, Rob MacLennan, Zombie Orpheus Entertainment, James Peters, Gordon D. Duke, DigbyDavis LLC, Yokona Tahashi, Douggie Sharp, Todd McKimmey, Amanda Cook, Lotta Djerf, Tom Brophy, Laura Adams, James Herbert, Adam Morey, Tim Martin, Paula Moran, Brad Roberts, Jenifer Rifenbery, and Rival Guy.

Neil deGrasse Tyson, if you're listening.... 
+ Neil deGrasse Tyson: Web | Facebook | StarTalk Radio | Patreon
+ Cosmos [IMDB]

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Sunday, April 16, 2017

Two Bards, One Mic – Episode 173: Who Quizzes the Quizmen?




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Intro music by Randall Marsh
Description: Weeks in Review, NES Classic, Peanut Butter Ho Hos are No Nos, Lakes District, Family Visiting, Questions and Answers: April the Giraffe; Richard "Iceman" Kuklinski; White Wolf RPGs; The Last Jedi.


00:01:37. Weeks in Review.
+ Dead Gentlemen (Facebook | Twitter)
+ Peanut Butter Ho Hos (BakingBusiness)
+ NES Classic Discontinued (Forbes)
+ APP-NW (web)
+ Lake District National Park (web)
+ Beatrix Potter (Peter Rabbit)
+ Wordsworth House and Garden (NationalTrust)

Questions and Answers 
+ To submit via Twitter: tag @TwoBards with the hashtag #TwoBardsPodcast
+ To submit via Facebook: post directly on the Two Bards Productions page.

00:31:21. Laura Adams. Sorry I have not asked any questions lately. I have been drawing a complete blank. I have a stupid one and if it is to stupid you don't have to answer or even read it. I think I know the answer anyway. lol Have you been watching April the Giraffe?
+ April the Giraffe (web)

00:33:55. Casey Lee. Question: Scott Staring in a film playing Richard Kuklinski. Thumbs up or down? (I know it's been done, I feel Scott could do it better)
+ The Iceman (IMDB)
+ ScottCBrown.Actor (web)

 00:37:42. Paula Moran. Have you played any of the White Wolf rpgs?
Idea- Besides the listeners asking you questions, perhaps you can give us questions to respond to for more of a conversation dynamic which might in turn inspire more questions
+ White Wolf Publishing (web)

00:40:53. Rob MacLennan. Any opinions on "The Last Jedi" trailer other than "AWESOME!"?
+ Thor: Ragnarok (YouTube)

00:50:08. Two Bards Ask You: What are your pastimes?

Patreon support for this podcast provided by...
William Hawkes-Robinson, Leslie Sedlak, Jay Blanken, Rob MacLennan, Zombie Orpheus Entertainment, James Peters, Gordon D. Duke, DigbyDavis LLC, Yokona Tahashi, Douggie Sharp, Todd McKimmey, Amanda Cook, Lotta Djerf, Tom Brophy, Laura Adams, James Herbert, Adam Morey, Tim Martin, Paula Moran, Brad Roberts, Jenifer Rifenbery, and Rival Guy.

Neil deGrasse Tyson, if you're listening.... 
+ Neil deGrasse Tyson: Web | Facebook | StarTalk Radio | Patreon
+ Cosmos [IMDB]

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Sunday, April 9, 2017

Two Bards, One Mic – Episode 172: No Country for Old Logans




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Intro music by Randall Marsh
Description:Weeks in Review: Plumbing Woes, Scott's Website, Wigan, Demon Hunters: SOL shoot, Zelda. Discussions: Legion, Logan. Questions: Multi-lingual Puns, Bagpipes, Post Apocalyptic Characters, Time Travel Movies, One Man (Two Bard) shows we'd like to do.


00:00:49. Weeks in Review.
+ ScottCBrown.Actor (Web)+ Wigan, UK (Wikipedia)
+ Barbecue in Wigan
+ Trainline.com (web)
+ Blackmagic Design URSA Mini Pro (Amazon)
+ Demon Hunters: Slice of Life (Facebook)
+ Pythian Temple (Tacoma, WA) (Wikipedia)
+ The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild (Nintendo)

00:35:10. Legion Discussion
+ Legion (IMDB)
+ Aubrey Plaza (IMDB)

00:47:12. Logan Discussion *Spoiler Alert*
+ Logan (IMDB)
+ Stephen Merchant (IMDB)
+ Hello Ladies (IMDB)
+ Burke and Hare (IMDB)
+ Logan Official Trailer #1 (YouTube)
+ The Last of Us (NaughtyDog)
+ Narcos (IMDB)
+ Julianne Gabert (IMDB)

Questions and Answers 
+ To submit via Twitter: tag @TwoBards with the hashtag #TwoBardsPodcast
+ To submit via Facebook: post directly on the Two Bards Productions page.

01:41:30. Rival Guy. I've been enjoying the Rival Jouer! On that note, what are your favorite multi-lingual puns?

01:44:20. Rob MacLennan. So how is Scott coming along with the bagpipes? or did that get dropped in favour of travel for the moment?

01:48:58. Paula Moran.
If you were in a Mad Max style post apocalyptic movie what kind of character would you play and how would you design your costume?

01:51:04. Rob MacLennan.
I've been watching a lot of time travel movies, lately, and spotting the plot holes. Do you have a favourite time travel movie?
+ Twelve Monkeys (IMDB)
+ Bill & Ted's Excellent Adventure (IMDB)
+ Back to the Future (IMDB)

01:53:33. Thomas Brophy. Hey gents, If you could do a one man show (or a two bards show ;), what would you do and why?

+ Castle Rock (IMDB)

Patreon support for this podcast provided by...
William Hawkes-Robinson, Leslie Sedlak, Jay Blanken, Rob MacLennan, Zombie Orpheus Entertainment, James Peters, Gordon D. Duke, DigbyDavis LLC, Yokona Tahashi, Douggie Sharp, Todd McKimmey, Amanda Cook, Lotta Djerf, Tom Brophy, Laura Adams, James Herbert, Adam Morey, Tim Martin, Paula Moran, Brad Roberts, Jenifer Rifenbery, and Rival Guy.

Neil deGrasse Tyson, if you're listening.... 
+ Neil deGrasse Tyson: Web | Facebook | StarTalk Radio | Patreon
+ Cosmos [IMDB]

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