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EPISODE 14: WHY I RUN Travis reflects on his two years of running and answers questions from listeners about why he did it, how he did it, and what it has taught him. No, he isn't being chased.
EPISODE 13: THE LEGACY OF PANDEMIC Board Gamer Ronald Coats joins Travis to cough up some memories about their adventures in playing Pandemic Legacy Seasons One and Two as part of the crew from I Heart Board Games. They also discuss what makes a good legacy game, the impact these games had on the industry, and memories from making movies based on the games. Trigger warning for the ghost of Alan Rickman.
EPISODE 12: REVIEW - CALL OF CTHULHU VIDEO GAME Did this game bring Travis to heights of cosmic bliss hitherto undreamnt of or did it drive him into rage-quit inducing insanity?
EPISODE 11: REVIEW - DARK CRYSTAL: AGE OF RESISTANCE SEASON 1 Travis takes a look at this heartwarming tale of puppet on puppet genocide.
EPISODE 10: REVIEW: PERENNIAL SELLER BY RYAN HOLIDAY How do you create art or a business that lasts through the ages? This book claims to have the answer. Travis shares his thoughts.
EPISODE 9: REVIEW: CRISIS ON INFINITE EARTHS Though he has never seen a single episode of any show in the Arrowverse, Travis geeks out the infinite cameos and determines whether or not this epic five-part crossover event was a hit or miss.
EPISODE 8: PHANTOM FAN SERIES - WEBBER'S MUSICAL (1986) The first in a series of in-depth looks at various versions of the tale of the Phantom of the Opera. Here Travis sings the praises of the original production of the Webber musical, rages against Raoul, and pulls at the logic of that one random scene.
EPISODE 7: RUNNING ON FANDOM Keir Hansen, Communications Director for Random Tuesday, Inc., sits down for a chat with Travis about how this non-profit has harnessed the power of fandom to raise millions of dollars for charitable causes through virtual running events. They'll also discuss spotting wizards in the wild, the joys of being a Ravenclaw, building a supportive community, and that one episode of Doctor Who where they meet Vincent Van Gogh.
EPISODE 6: TEN AWESOME ROMANTICAL MOVIES Travis shares a list of some of his favorite romantical movies, argues to put a pop culture debate to rest, says "incredible" a lot, and gives his future therapists plenty of material to make a diagnosis.
EPISODE 5: REVIEW - THE WITCHER, SEASON 1 Trigger warning for those who don't like contact lenses, fantasy shows, or multiple timelines. Travis, however, loves all those things.
EPISODE 4: WHO YOU'RE GONNA CALL Are spirits haunting the Southern United States? Can they be detected? David Laville of the New Orleans Ghost Hunters brings some audio evidence to the show that raises some interesting questions. Meanwhile, Ben Langlinais of the Louisiana Ghostbusters shares the story of turning his fandom into a force for charity so powerful it's scary.
EPISODE 3: THE MEME-ING OF POETRYTravis sits down with poets Dylan Krieger and Emily Jean McCollister to discuss the surprising places poetry pops up, a poet’s process, inspiration, and poetry’s place in the modern world.
EPISODE 2: INTERESTING HUMANS - ANDRE DUBROCAndre Dubroc has been a professional circus clown, best-selling author, and a Hallmark greeting card writer. In this interview he shares stories about his time in school with Tony Award-winner Norbert Leo Butz, getting comedy advice from animator Chuck Jones, what his world travels have taught him about success, and which of his many jobs has been the most rewarding.
EPISODE 1: THE LEGACY OF ANGUS BETHUNEThe short story, “A Brief Moment in the Life of Angus Bethune”, and the film which it inspired have had a staying power which has often surprised the artists behind the works. In this episode, author Chris Crutcher discusses his inspiration for the character, censorship, and the impact the AIDS epidemic had on his writing. Actor Charlie Talbert, who played Angus in the movie, joins the show to talk about being a teenage newbie in Hollywood, pranking James Van Der Beek, and the recent work he has been doing in New Orleans.