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The Besties

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The Besties

Justin McElroy, Griffin McElroy, Chris Plante, Russ Frushtick

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It's Game of the Year meets King of the Hill as four of Earth's best friends – Griffin McElroy, Justin McElroy, Chris Plante, and Russ Frushtick – rank and review their favorite video games. Because shouldn't the world's best friends pick the world's best games?
 
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Wonderful!

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Wonderful!

Rachel and Griffin McElroy

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Welcome to Wonderful! It’s an enthusiast podcast by Griffin and Rachel McElroy in which they discuss Very Good Things, and the Things that Make Them Good. Got a Good Thing you’re excited about that you want them to talk about on the show? Shoot ‘em an email at wonderfulpodcast@gmail.com.
 
Packed with trivia, comedy and celebrity guests, Ask Me Another is like an amusement park for your brain. Host Ophira Eisenberg and musician Jonathan Coulton take brilliant contestants on a roller coaster that'll make you laugh and scream (out the answers)—and barely anyone throws up in a trash can.
 
Science fiction author David Barr Kirtley talks geek culture with guests such as Neil Gaiman (#253), George R. R. Martin (#22), Richard Dawkins (#46), Wil Wheaton (#398), Bill Nye (#273), Margaret Atwood (#94), Neil deGrasse Tyson (#32), and Ursula K. Le Guin (#65). Geek’s Guide to the Galaxy has appeared on recommended podcast lists from NPR, The Guardian, The A.V. Club, BBC America, CBC Radio, WVXU, io9, Omni, The Strand, Library Journal, and Popular Mechanics. CBC Radio writes, "You may n ...
 
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We thought everyone was agreed that all of October is time for dressing in costume and eating scary donuts that are not actually that scary. But it turns out there are differing opinions about this. Good thing we’ve got Mr. Halloween himself, Joseph Fink to advise us. The King of Horror. The Duke of Doom. The Sultan of Scares. Suggested talking poi…
 
Jacquis Neal (Culture Kings, What If...?) joins us to discuss the scarezones, mazes, and Terror Trams based on The Purge movies. Muppets Haunted Mansion episode up at The Second Gate: Patreon.com/PodcastTheRide Listen to Podcast: The Ride Ad-Free on Forever Dog Plus: http://foreverdogpodcasts.com/plus FOLLOW PODCAST: THE RIDE: https://twitter.com/P…
 
This week, we're joined by AbleGamers' chief development officer to talk about the complexity and importance of including accessibility features in games, and also, pizza. Really, lots and lots of pizza talk. We also discuss Far Cry 6 for a few minutes! Other games discussed: Metroid Dread, Final Fantasy 14, Fortnite, Apex Legends, Satisfactory, In…
 
With their first proper mission under their belt, the crew of the Coriolis attempt a series of negotiations with mixed results. A night at the Cloaca forges new friendships, while morning at the Gills forges new ... enemyships. Additional music in this episode: "Piano Abstract" by Ubik https://freesound.org/people/yewbic/; and "Intense Horror Music…
 
As part of the celebration of the MaxFun Block Party, we've got a special crossover episode with the folks from Maximum Film discussing the good and EXTREMELY BAD advice from our favorite films. Check out Ify Nwadiwe, Drea Clark, and Alonso Duralde on Maximum Film! https://maximumfun.org/podcasts/maximum-film…
 
On this episode of The Resties, Plante and Frushtick hit the road with a trio of skeletons in Spookware. Finally the dream of a horror-themed WarioWare is realized! Other things discussed: Tales of Arise, Tres-Bashers, Dracula on the Criterion Collection, and Cowboy Bebop. If you're looking for our follow-up discussion on accessibility with Steven …
 
We’ve finally made it! We got nominated for an award for our amazing ad reads. We always knew this show would be recognized for something, and it’s as a parking space for our sponsors. Suggested talking points: The Pie That Did the Mess that Broke my Heart, Bookumentary, Stephen King was Right, Krispy Skreme, Tres-bouncing Support AAPI communities …
 
King of LA Haunts Mike Carlson visits Halloween Horror Nights, Knott's Scary Farm and a horror-themed escape room. Does it go as smoothly as previous years? The answer may surprise you. Muppets Haunted Mansion episode up at The Second Gate: Patreon.com/PodcastTheRide Listen to Podcast: The Ride Ad-Free on Forever Dog Plus: http://foreverdogpodcasts…
 
It only took 19 years for a true 2D sequel to Metroid Fusion, and now that it's here, we're basking in the glow of what may be the best Metroid game ever made. We know Russ is on board, but how do some of the other Besties handle the greatness that has been placed before them? We also discuss the tricky balance of accessibility and difficulty, and …
 
Griffin’s favorite motivational emotion! Rachel’s favorite relatable poet! Music: “Money Won’t Pay” by bo en and Augustus – https://open.spotify.com/album/7n6zRzTrGPIHt0kRvmWoya Support AAPI communities and those affected by anti-Asian violence: https://www.gofundme.com/c/act/stop-aapi-hate Support the AAPI Civic Engagement Fund: https://aapifund.o…
 
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