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In an unprecedented move, Dr. Hornet encourages the victims of his supervillain schemes to call into the show and tell him how he wronged them, live on the air. As an act of atonement, Dr. Hornet will play a song of their choice - even a song he hates. Will this begin a much-needed healing process and set the Doctor of Rock on the path of redemption? Or will forcing himself to sit through Dave Matthews Band’s “Jimi Thing” just push him over the edge?

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We sat down with Dungeons Dice and Everything Nice to learn what brought them to Chicago, their process, what brought them together as a team, and why they think Improv Sux.

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Fellow Chicagoan William Chyr is on this week's So Many Bits to discuss his team's game Manifold Garden. We talk about solo development, streaming progress on Twitch, and the shared metamorphoses of our given names!

Brandon Shockney also helps out Screenwatching Regular Show for the first time! 

Screenwatching: Regular Show (2:15)
Interview: William Chyr (19:00)
Bill's Magic Minute (43:05)

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An exciting baseball hodgepodge opens the conversation into how much momentum can swing teams around in the division. Eric has a Bell to ring for the Pirates, and MB laments the unexpected decline of an important Braves hurler. MB attempts to explain what's up with the Sabermetric  stat weighted On Base Percentage (or wOBA) via song.

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A special bonus! I recently had the chance to review Dangerous Driving, a recently released PC racing game. Give a quick listen to hear what I think!

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Dr. Hornet announces the Hornet’s Nest’s first giveaway: two tickets to see his cover band, the Doctors, opening for Pink Floyd tribute band The Machine at legendary New Haven venue Toad’s Place. While he’s excited to finally share his bass-playing prowess with his listeners, he can’t help but wonder… what if the tickets end up in the wrong hands? Featuring Thin Lizzy, Montrose, and an in-depth discussion of Wes Montgomery’s guitar technique. 

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We sat down with Word Brothel to learn what brought them to Chicago, their process, what brought them together as a team, and why they think Improv Sux.

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Shelby is back to chat Overwatch and the OWL, Subnautica, and Bill tries League of Legends for the first time!