Episode 336 – With a Bang! (Gunnerkrigg Court Book Club: Final Edition)

An image depicting the story and foretelling of Tom Siddell's Gunnerkrigg CourtWhatcha Been Readin’

The News

  • (6:35) Mike Norton took home Best Online Comic at the Harvey Awards for Battlepug
    • (7:40) Mike Krahulik and Jerry Holkins (Penny Arcade) team up with Strip Search Season One winner, Katie Rice (Skadi) to do a Diablo III comic
    • (10:00) Harley Quinn suicide comic contest puts DC in hot water, including Phillip M. Jackson (Sequential Art)

The Midshow Break

Everyone likes to hear birds, but no one wants to hear farts (alright, very few people), so we combined the two using a tale from Jason’s sordid past and …

The Feature

Mentions/References

All this, plus!

  • Jason vs. a squirrel: WHO WILL WIN
  • We start this episode out a little bluer than usual, talking about Snuggle parties and things … get weird for a bit
  • Non-porn uses for your web browser’s porn mode
  • Jason uses a transition he’s been sitting on for a week, for sure
  • Fun things for Demon Hunters to do
  • Where should octopi live?
  • That 90′s swoon
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Episode 335 – Crude, But Sweet (Horizons Watch feat. Chippy and Loopus and Mary Death)

The evolution of Chuck E. CheeseWhatcha Been Readin’

The News

  • Dickwolves: Why they’re still a thing and why it needs to stop
    • Patrick Klepek of Giant Bomb compiled a good source for the incident and fallout (scan to the end of the article, though the whole thing is, as he says, Worth Reading)

The Midshow Break

In honor of Mighty No. 9 (spiritual successor to Mega Man) and it’s already incredibly successful Kickstarter, I’ve included some tunes from The Blue Bomber’s second (and likely best) outing, as our midshow music.

The Feature

Mentions/References

All this, plus!

  • Mystery Men (Jason’s never seen it)
  • Burger King Creepy Dude skin available exclusively at 7-11!
  • Jason pre-orders The Avengers for his relatives; Steve? Mamma Mia
  • The Disney font is BONKERS
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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)

serenityNow

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 332 – Gunnerkrigg Court Book Club: Sixth Edition

Playstation 4, Dual Shock 4, and Playstation Eye 4You make your choice, I’ve already made mine

Whatcha Been Readin’

The News

  • (8:45) Christopher Baldwin asks that you go to Kickstarter for one Spacetrawler update

The Midshow Break

The Feature

All this, plus!

  • Which new console will Steve get? Who cares!
  • Steve lets other people do his capitalism for him
  • People at Zynga have no soul
  • Everyone cool hates bullies, including crazy people in recording studios
  • Steve forgets about the fairies
  • Main characters are bad at naming things
  • The world’s longest raspberry
  • Doom has fanfic?
  • Steve yawns more than a professional podcaster would (or should)
  • Don’t make Coyote go all Jar Jar Binks

Post-show

  • Steve forgot to put the show’s end theme on his new computer, so we jump straight into some NSFW talk about this and that, all on top of the dulcet tones of “Spanish Jitters” by Daniel Rosenqvist, David Wise, Diggi Dis, Harmony, JJT, Level 99, OA, Robin Beanland, bustatunez, prophetik, zyko from Donkey Kong Country 3: Dixie Kong’s Double Trouble.
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Digital Strips Podcast 331 – Help Us Oh Hero (Horizons Watch feat. Help Us Great Warrior and Hero Oh Hero)

Dwayne "The Rock" Johnson

Easily my favorite image to come from a Google image search for “hero”

Whatcha Been Readin’

  • (4:50) Polar by Victor Santos
  • (10:25) Juniper by Carrie Potter and Sarah Thurber

The News

  • (13:35) Eisner Award winners announced (we were pretty lukewarm on this list of nominees here)
  • (15:25) Harvey Award nominees announced (now this is more like it)

Mentions

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

The Feature

All this, plus!

  • TESTED!
  • Adam West, Burt Ward, and Kevin Sorbo will attend the hell out of your comic convention
  • For all random comments, just assume Jason is playing Animal Crossing
  • Terrible roommate video game webcomics (or the sad future we were once faced with)
  • Steve hates Comixology because he’s cheap
  • If you’ve won before, give someone else a chance
  • Next buttons on the left side of the page confuse us and will affect your review
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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 Podcast 328 – Gunnerkrigg Court Book Club: Fifth Edition

Shelob, a giant spider from the fantasy novels by J.R.R. Tolkien

Whatcha Been Readin’

The News

  • None … I’m fine … how are you?

Mentions

The Midshow Break

The Feature

All this, plus!

  • Steve is a drunken cheerleader
  • Jason hates plants in his salad
  • China eats all its nature, saddening Steve the Druid
  • Dogs pee on a lot of things (related to the salad bit)
  • Baby butts are like toilets (Editor’s note: What?)
  • Jason is cold and wet
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Digital Strips Podcast 327 – Our Yeti Continues (Horizons Watch feat. Our Adventure Continues and Yeti 4 Hire)

bug-hallWhatcha Been Readin’

The News

Mentions

The Midshow Break

The Feature

All this, plus!

  • Jason falls asleep to action/RPGs
  • Steve has fallen asleep everywhere except for the .. throne
  • I hope, for your sake, your name is not Steven
  • Our talk about who actually has it worse than anybody else leads to a great comic idea, “Donald Trump and That Guy”
  • Steve brings me down to his level
  • Stay tuned for our new show: The DC Wank Hour!
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