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

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Rieman and Sater stay a nice distance away from some of the most famous betrayals in history in our episode inspired by Coup!

Produced by: Mike Rieman & Michael Sater, in association with The Nerdologues

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Bit Bash was bigger and better than ever this year, and Luis Badillo and I tell you about the event straight from MSI in Chicago! Many of these games can't be experienced anywhere else so listen here for our impressions!

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Eric + MB celebrate the honored September tradition of Meaningless Baseball by watching a couple innings of the Giants Pirates game. Little did they know they'd be joined by Harry, Lloyd, Al Bundy, and Huey Lewis.

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We sat down with Sam Cuellar to learn what brought him to Chicago, his process as an improviser and why he thinks Improv Sux.

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The incredibly talented Tim Seeley makes a triumphant return to our show to talk about a couple of the comics he's been cooking up lately, including the must-read He-Man and the Masters of the Multiverse! We also get to be a few of the first to introduce him to the new She-Ra series with a discussion of the episode "Remember."

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Eric + MB take it easy by calling the end of a Labor Day game between the Braves and Jays. There's no edits. They performed the interstitial audio with their mouths. Happy Labor Day, go baseball.

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Dogs. Puppers. Bork Factories. Everyone* loves them, and their care is critical work often handled through shelters across the US and beyond. Little Rock Games is working on a game that goes into the challenges of such an operation right now, and Olivia Dunlap joins me this week to chat about To the Rescue! We also crown the greatest fictional dog of all time after rigorous scientific analysis.

Plus, Chris Arneson helps me tackle a classic Simpsons episode during Screenwatching!

Screenwatching: The Simpsons (1:10)
Interview: Olivia Dunlap (27:12)
Bill's Magic Minute (1:02:55)

*Cats are not part of everyone