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Podcast Episode

Retro Talk!

From the podcast: Talking Games

Tuesday, July 26th, 2016

A discussion of two announced Sonic games spins off into a chat that looks backwards... AND FORWARDS. All of time is ours to command!

Podcast Episode

Grit, Part 2

From the podcast: Your Stories

Monday, July 25th, 2016

Puck & Grind 2016 was last Saturday, but that doesn't mean we can't hear some wonderful grit-inspired tales from some of their crew and more!

From the podcast: MBSing

Wednesday, July 20th, 2016

As a performer and teacher in Chicago, Tim continues to define and redefine what success means to him as an actor and person. A lifelong cinephile, he thought for sure he would spend three years studying in Chicago before shipping off to be a big time movie star in LA. He's now passed the ten year mark here and has a world of friends and experience he never could have fathomed. We discuss striving for success (and happiness) in whatever forms your career and personal life take and how his goals were shaped as a young person, an actor with representation, and now as an improv teacher.

From the podcast: Talking Games

Tuesday, July 19th, 2016

We're heavy on the nostalgia in today's Talking Games as we discuss the big video game news of last week -- a reissued Nintendo, kind of!

Podcast Episode

Grit, Part 1

From the podcast: Your Stories

Monday, July 18th, 2016

Puck & Grind is a really sweet fundraiser for LGBT players in sports. This episode, we're spotlighting the work they do -- and featuring stories from some of their organizers plus other awesome people!

Friday, July 15th, 2016

Halfway through the baseball season, Mary Beth has some thoughts about where things stand and where they might land.  The Joe renames the Cleveland MLB team; and Hooli shares with us who's, "making that Mozgov money."  All that, plus more Poké-jokes than you can handle!  #GottaTellThemAll

From the podcast: MBSing

Wednesday, July 13th, 2016

Mom and I break down nearly every branch of the Braverman family tree as we discuss her favorite TV show, Parenthood. We mostly focus on how the casting, writing, and even music of the show make it such a strong, emotional exploration of a variety of hardships and heartfelt moments in the life of a big family.

From the podcast: Talking Games

Wednesday, July 13th, 2016

On this week's Talking Games, we're covering the phenomenon everyone's talking about: Uncharted! Also a little something on that Pokemon Go thing.

Podcast Episode

Fringe, Part 2

From the podcast: Your Stories

Monday, July 11th, 2016

The second part of our collaboration with Postloudness brings more stories from the fringe!

From the podcast: MBSing

Wednesday, July 6th, 2016

Cher has loved Thom York's Radiohead since she heard a track from Kid A on a joy ride with her dad during a difficult time in middle school. We talk her emotional attachment to their work, how internet culture has changed how fans of a band interact, and being a fan of something as an atypical member of its demographic.

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