Episode 345: Creating Things Just For Us (Review of Lunar Baboon)

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We also take a quick look at Stand Still, Stay Silent, Call of Cthulhu: The Musical, and Candle Cove, then do a proper review of Lunar Baboon.

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Episode 344: Game of the Year 2013 (Review of Hinges)

Rogue LegacyWe run down our favorite games of 2013, have a quick chat about One Way and Owlturd, and agree to disagree about Meredith McClaren’s Hinges. All lists are now suspended (until December).

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Episode 340: And Still, The Oyster War Rages On … (Catchin’ Up with Oyster War)

Sloth from The Goonies as Pirate SupermanWhatcha Been Readin’

News/Opinion

  • (9:00) Tim Buckley is doing it wrong (CAD)

The Midshow Break
Will Steve’s kid pee his pants? Not if this special robot has anything to say about it. Music by Main Finger (which I think we’ll all agree is the best finger) from Street Fighter II: The World Warrior.

The Feature

Mentions

All this, plus!

  • You know that movie you love? Jason never saw it.
  • More Goonies references than any other podcast this year
  • Are rabbits animals?
  • Seriously, don’t go chasing waterfalls
  • Darker creator: Guillermo del Toro or Dr. Seuss?
  • Will you come to my convention?
  • If your endgame is 1700 pages into the future, you have no endgame
  • Don’t you DARE write eMail
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Episode 338: Not The Kind Of Girl You Take Home To Momma (Review feat. Nimona)

Snack Pack chocolate puddingWhatcha Been Readin’

  • (5:30) Decrypting Rita by Egypt Urnash
  • (7:45) Glam Rock Gorilla by Brett Von Doom (a.k.a. Hammer Smith), Kelsey “KG” Bigelow, Ser Tom the Blind, Astro Sarah, Maya Nord, and Summoner (GOD I hate webcomics sometimes)

The Midshow Break

What’s more gross: Steve’s kid wetting the bed or the dreams this bedwetting interrupted? Find out while enjoying the dulcet tones of our midshow music.

  • (13:55) “Seppuku” by Brandon Strader

The Feature

  • (18:10) Nimona by Noelle Stevenson

Mentions/References/A List of Comics You Should Be Reading

All this, plus!

  • Steve can’t help but work some Marvel cynicism into his intro
  • We learn the true secret of the ninja
  • Fat Peter Jackson
  • We decide George Lucas might be an ok dude after all
  • Our annual reminder that horizontally scrolling comics are the worst
  • More enlightened thoughts on inkOUTBREAK (including comments from the man who runs it, Brian King)
  • Jason is an abused spouse and is kind of ok with that
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Episode 337: Strong Female What? (Review feat. Strong Female Protagonist)

The Steve Austin ShowWhatcha Been Readin’

The News

The Midshow Break

No, I did not bring up The Steve Austin Show so I could play this rockin’ tune. (But seriously, go listen to that show if you haven’t already.)

  • (14:00) Stone Cold Steve Austin’s theme

The Feature

Mentions/References

All this, plus!

  • My mom, the Facebook stalker
  • Feeling bad about yourself? Visit the county fair!
  • If you’re seeing too many friend’s kids on Facebook, then you’re probably spending too much time on Facebook
  • Jason’s spider sense sucks
  • RESPECT YOUR ELDERS
  • Be the guy who poops while he reads Wonderella (be like Jason)
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Episode 334 – Basilisk Fights Are Brutal Fights (Review of Drunkards of the Cosmos)

Laundry piles upWhatcha Been Readin’

The Midshow Break

The Feature

Mentions/References

All this, plus!

  • We suck at vacations because we have families
  • Steve twerks and Jason takes a selfie with these new, dictionary-approved words
  • Google your laundry
  • Jason reads things other than comics but really when he should be reading comics
  • If your comic is about anything, you hate your readers
  • Lifelong permission to fart via cleverness
  • We were saving the Internet before it was cool
  • Our take on website adblocking
  • Jason’s Thor impression
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Episode 333 – Serenity WOW! (Review of Serenity Rose)

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Whatcha Been Readin’

The Midshow Break

The Feature

Mentions/References

All this, plus!

  • Never change, Digital Strippers!
    • Seriously, never change.
  • Jason’s pre-podcasting ritual
  • Are you ever too mad to have ice cream?
  • Vacations are for catching up with comics
  • Mainline DC Comics: NSFK (Not Safe For Kids)
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Digital Strips Podcast 330 – All The Way Back in 19xx (review feat. The Adventures of the 19xx)

Two buttons: Dive and Kick

Whatcha Been Readin’

The News

Mentions

The Midshow Break (in honor of EVO 2013, Steve’s religious holiday)

The Feature

All this, plus!

  • Seriously, our contact information is RIGHT THERE
  • Don’t play God
  • Monster brand Ramen
  • Madlibs are fun most anywhere!
  • Digital Strips new show: Who Do You Think You Are?
  • Porn RSS feeds are way, way, WAY too easy to find
  • Jason’s co-worker does his job for him
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Digital Strips Podcast 329 – Foxy Sister (Review feat. The Fox Sister)

Garth Algar performs Jimi Hendrix's "Foxy Lady"Whatcha Been Readin’

The News

Mentions

The Midshow Break

  • (14:30) “Letting Go” by OA from Animal Crossing (GCN)

The Feature

All this, plus!

  • Fluffy towels: Not all they’re cracked up to be
  • Get real: How many Christmas Eves have you found yourself at Wal-Mart on?
  • Most male Tumblr curators are also obsessed with the nude female form
  • Revisionist Korean history
  • Jason Sigler: Creative Racist
  • Yun Hee: Korean Meg Ryan
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Digital Strips 326 – Review: Battle Pug

Before we get too far into setting up the show, I’m going to warn you that Jason came in uber quite on the recording. It should be fine post edit, but if not, I did what I could and cranked that D-bag as high as he would go.

We go form zero to nerdy in record time as we delve into our limited knowlege of Shazam, one of those iconic DC chacacters that everyone knows, but no one knows anything about. Then Jason shows off how willing to play videos games his wife is and then lies about being brief wrapps it up by hitting us with the wierdest sexism ever.

Jason presents his comic, Our Adventure Continues, a comic about – and I quote – “Whatever the hell they want it to be about.” Techically, that’s what all comics are about, but try explaining that to Sigler.

Steve then gets Internet metaphysical with his pick Trekker. It’s sci-fi. It’s pulp. It’s noire. I wouldn’t get too hung up on the details. We do however and that leads us to again talk about what are webcomics, without deciding anything.

We touch on the latest Penny Arcade Scandel but not much, becuase it’s stupid. We don’t touch stupid things. We don’t want to get the stupid on us.

This week’s Rambletron is a bit a throw back. We talk abou the man you haven’t thought about for years, Mr. Baseball himself, Tom Selleck. Look him up kiddos. Just soak in the Selleck.

We get into Battle Pug, one Steve has been following since almost day one. We talk about the unspoken rules of being a barbarian. How to do a narrator side story properly. What fantasy tropes are beyond cliche at this point and what more do you need from a comic called Battle Pug than a pug who battles?

Show Notes:
Skull Kickers
Street Fighter Comic

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