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Modern Fae is a new audio drama that centers around Diya Greenberg, a young woman who feels lost in her life, and makes the fateful decision to move to a tiny South Texan town to manage a bookstore. Little does she realize, but Encrucijada is much, much more than it seems. It is a haven for the legendary and mythological, the shadowy and supernatural. And it is in grave danger. Here, even the shadows have shadows, and something is stirring that threatens not only to consume the whole of this ...
 
Join us as we take you on a trip down a very dark alley with nothing but our wits and an odd fascination with death. Blood and Guts is a true crime, horror, creepy, spooky, and hopefully comedic podcast to satisfy your never-ending bloodlust. Who’s next?
 
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In Ancient Greek terms, the Hydra is like the Mothman and the Manticore is like a rhinoceros. Got it? No? Don't worry. Darien (she/her) and DJ (he/him) explain everything in this week's episode! Other topics include respecting party gods, big feelings about Pixar worldbuilding, the cultural difference between Bigfoot and the Yeti, medieval bestiari…
 
The Creator of the Tale of the Manticore actual podcast, Jon Cohen, returns to the podcast. We discuss his dark fantasy storytelling podcast. Plus we talk a lot about running solo RPGs as well as other game master tips you can use in your RPG campaigns. It is a lively conversation about all things role-playing games you do not want to miss.…
 
If an advanced civilization existed on earth several million years ago, would we actually be able to detect that they were here? It may sound like conspiracy theorist bait, but a serious and balanced look at the question reveals a lot about geology, climate and the search for alien life. In this episode of the Stuff to Blow Your Mind podcast, Rober…
 
This week I interview Elli Amir, designer of the game Worldbreakers: Advent of the Khanate. This is a two player card game with a solo campaign mode which will be coming to Kickstarter in March. I really enjoyed this conversation with Elli, not only did they talk about the game and the solo mode for the game but they told me a bit about the process…
 
How do insects factor into our traditions of death -- and how do insects handle their own burials? Find out in this classic episode of Stuff to Blow Your Mind as Robert and Joe discuss ants, termites, Virgil, ancient civilizations, bees and more. (originally published 1/21/2021) Learn more about your ad-choices at https://www.iheartpodcastnetwork.c…
 
The Campfire heads down South to explore the mangrove forests of in search of Sasquatch’s smelly cousin, The Skunk Ape! Reports of a stinky, hairy creature go back centuries and continue into present day. We also discuss Dave Shealy, one of the most prominent Skunk Ape researchers in the field today. Visit us at www.cryptidcampfire.com where you ca…
 
Author and game master, Aron Jolley-Meers, joins me on the podcast today. We discuss tons of different ways game masters can tell better stories. If you are feeling stuck as a GM or your RPG campaigns are lacking a bit, then listen to this episode. We talk practical RPG GM advice and how Aron collected his gaming wisdom into a book called My Guide …
 
The lock and key are such a central part of modern life, both technologically and metaphorically, but when and how did this technological advancement take place? In this Invention-themed episode of Stuff to Blow Your Mind, Robert and Joe dive into the ancient history of security technology. (originally published 1/12/2021) Learn more about your ad-…
 
The Campfire is back in a new year! First we take a look back at how far we've come in the crazy rollercoaster that was 2021, then we offer a sneak preview of some of the exciting things coming in 2022! Visit us at www.cryptidcampfire.com where you can get yourself sweet Campfire Gear! Interested in hearing more? Subscribe to us on Patreon and get …
 
Alex Aboud, the founder of Dragori Games, joins me on the podcast today to discuss the Tanares RPG campaign setting for Dungeons and Dragons 5e. Tanares recently kickstarted for more than two million dollars and features writers like Ed Greenwood and Bruce Nesmith. We talk about new character types, new classes, the fantasy world setting, modes of …
 
We're back for season 3 and the siblings are determined to get themselves kicked out of the fandom. Listen in horror as they confess their true feelings about Thalia, Annabeth's family, and dam jokes! Darien (she/her) and DJ (he/him) present their most chaotic episode yet as they try desperately to get through The Titan's Curse. Spoilers for Trials…
 
Nope, “Heavy Water” isn’t the new bottled beverage for headbangers. It’s actually an alternate form of water called deuterium oxide that plays a key role in nuclear power plants and the creation of nuclear weapons. In this classic episode of Stuff to Blow Your Mind, Robert and Joe get to know heavy water. Can you drink it? Why did the Nazis want it…
 
Welcome to our One-Shot of the Month #13! We raised $200 for the charity, it was quite the scene! The game was a delight, we all had lots of fun. There were no sad faces here, not even just one. We thank you for watching, we hope you enjoy the stream. Until next time, Happy Holidays from all of our team! How the Lich Stole Christmas: https://www.dm…
 
What if the nations of the Earth solved all their problems with giant robot gladiatorial battles? That’s the concept behind 1990’s “Robot Jox,” directed by horror wizard Stuart Gordon and written by military sci-fi author Joe Haldeman. Join Rob and Joe for a discussion of mech politics in this Christmas Day episode of Weirdhouse Cinema. (originally…
 
It’s obvious that our preferences guide our choices, but do our choices also determine our preferences? In this classic episode, join Robert and Joe as they explore this question with the help of a half-century of psychological research and reminiscences concerning Sonic the Hedgehog and Metallica. (originally published 12/24/2020) Learn more about…
 
For many of us, toy guns were part of our childhood, but how are we to think about them today? In this classic episode of Stuff to Blow Your Mind, Robert and Joe look at some of the current thinking on the use of toy weapons in childhood play. (originally published 12/22/2020) Learn more about your ad-choices at https://www.iheartpodcastnetwork.com…
 
In this mega episode, we return after a two-month hiatus to talk about all things Marvel. Eternals, Hawkeye, and, of course, Spider-Man! Our initial conversation is spoiler-free, but make sure to stick around toward the end to get the full-spoiler discussion because we have a lot to talk about! For our One-Minute One-Shot, Zack takes on the DM role…
 
Happy Holidays from Podcast of Poseidon! On December 21, 2021, members of the Riodanverse Podcasting Community gathered together to watch a terrible movie. We also raised money for an amazing organization, The Red Nation, a coalition of Native and non-Native activists, educators, students, and community organizers advocating Native liberation. Here…
 
Once more, Stuff to Blow Your Mind leans into the holidays -- this time for an invention-minded episode about some of the technologies that bring the winter holidays to life. Join Robert and Joe as they discuss electric Christmas tree lights, tinsel and angelic tree toppers. (originally published 12/15/2020) Learn more about your ad-choices at http…
 
The Star Wars franchise is home to many cinematic entries some consider to be unnatural. In this classic episode of Weirdhouse Cinema, Rob and Joe discuss the 1985 made-for-TV film “Ewoks: The Battle For Endor,” starring Wilford Brimley and various forest monsters. (originally published 12/4/2020) Learn more about your ad-choices at https://www.ihe…
 
The 1983 holiday film “A Christmas Story” warned us of the dangers associated with BB guns, bar soap and frozen flag poles – but it also introduced us to the Old Man’s prized leg lamp. In this episode of Stuff to Blow Your Mind, Robert and Joe dive into the deep, ancient and occult history of lamps and other objects shaped in the likeness of a huma…
 
Writer and game designer, Tristan Zimmerman, returns to the podcast today. Tristan and I discuss three historical topics and situations you can use in your RPG campaigns right now. We tackle a Florentine feud, the genesis of the mysterious Piasa bird, and a scam colony in the South Seas. Tristan and I give you tips and scenarios for how you can wor…
 
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