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Podcast Episode

Home Brew, Part 2

From the podcast: Your Stories

Monday, June 25th, 2018

Back to Southern Illinois for the second part of an incredible show corralled by the one & only Ben Rathert. 

From the podcast: Beyond the Board

Monday, June 25th, 2018

The history of Moorish tiles are laid out by Spencer and Mike as they explore the influence for the mosaic building game, Azul.

From the podcast: MBSing

Wednesday, June 20th, 2018

Alyssa was born a rebel, as evidenced by her refusal to accept an "Indian" name in place of her own as a kindergartener on Columbus Day. This small rebellion opened the door to an interest in eking out the truth about colonialism, imperialism, and revolutions throughout her schooling. In college, she declared a Middle-Eastern Studies and Political Theory double major to feed her thirst for knowledge on how the history of colonialism influences the sociology of current cultures. 

Podcast Episode

Home Brew, Part 1

From the podcast: Your Stories

Monday, June 18th, 2018

We took the show down to Ava, IL for a very special evening produced and hosted by the one and only Benjamin Rathert!

From the podcast: Beyond the Board

Monday, June 18th, 2018

Mike and Spencer channel the spirits to explain what a medium is and share some 'real life' crime solving psychic stories. (*insert spooky music here*)

From the podcast: The After Disaster Broadcast

Friday, June 15th, 2018

Jo can't sleep and her talking to herself wakes Jee-Hyun up. 

From the podcast: MBSing

Wednesday, June 13th, 2018

Gary Pascal grew up in a home operated like an engineering firm thanks to his ME father. This nature and nurture led to all four of the family's kids also becoming mechanical engineers. After choosing BEST Robotics to fulfill a graduation requirement for his STEM high school, Gary was well on his way to serving as an engineer for Mars Chocolate right out of college.

From the podcast: Your Stories

Monday, June 11th, 2018

This week we're spotlighting the first Your Stories appearance of Mr. Benjamin Rathert, who's hosting our show on the road this week in Du Quoin, IL!

From the podcast: Beyond the Board

Monday, June 11th, 2018

Mike and Spencer talk about laying the groundwork for making Mars a habitable planet. (It's like Earth 2.0!)

From the podcast: MBSing

Friday, June 8th, 2018

Box Brown has been a pro wrestling fan since his first PPV experience: Hulk Hogan lost at Wrestlemania VI, and the friend he was watching with cried. He was hooked by the characters and the facade of it all, so it's no wonder that he became attracted to two huge cults of personality in André and Andy. André left a bevy of stories in his wake, one of which inspired Box to draw the first comic of what eventually became his NYT-bestselling graphic novel, André the Giant: Life and Legend. Young Box was also hooked by the way Andy borrowed the idea of wrestlers strictly staying in character and carried it into his comedy. Andy's antics as a classic heel culminating with being slapped by Jerry Lawler on Letterman secured him a place in the history of wrestling's secrets and Box's interest.

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