It’s that time, everyone! The Monkeys have broken out of their cages at To-Ag Studios and are now running amok all around the Internetz! From the awesomely epic to the mildly offensive, join us this week as we go uncaged and take over your bandwidth with another hour of good times! So, for your own protection, avoid marriage, get yourself back to school, and get yourself exorcised as you prepare for a brand new episode of Monkey in the Cage!
Let’s face it. If it wasn’t for books, we could hardly classify ourselves as geeks. From the stacks of tomes in our tabletop roleplaying libraries to the shelves lined with everything from history to science fiction, if a geek is anything, they are well read. Join us this week as we discuss our favorite books and authors, as well as the works that have been most influential on our creative minds. Be sure to grab your custom bookmark, set aside those reading glasses, and put that awesome book back on the shelf (just for a bit!) as you settle into that comfy reading chair and listen to a whole new episode of Monkey in the Cage!
Being a geek is an investment in time, money, and most importantly interest. But what happens when the time isn’t available or the interest isn’t there? With so many things to keep up on, past and present, it can often be difficult to stay on top of what-is-what and to be as informed and exposed as possible. Join us this week as we reveal some of our personal shortcomings in geekdom. Whether it’s geek-centric things we flat out don’t enjoy or haven’t had the pleasure of getting our hands on, we all come clean on our holes in the geek game. Don’t be hatin’, but get your hate-mail ready (and remember to send it to Matt) after this week’s episode of Monkey in the Cage.
Have you ever wanted to completely expand your gaming horizons, but never really had the courage to? Well, you’re not alone! Join us this week as the Monkey in the Cage crew brainstorms over all manner of gaming and storytelling ideas we have yet to face. We’ve got a little bit of everything to pique your gamer curiosity. While all the ideas may not be new or untested, they sure are strangers to us! So, shine up your non-genre specific armor, ready your temporarily indiscernible weapon, and prepare your as yet determined dice and /or card-like implement as we delve into this week’s discussion on unique gaming ideas!
This week, we are joined by George Cordero (@TheRealmCast), editor of The RealmCast and member of the Frank and Sons Collectible Show crew, to discuss our personal picks for best and worst superhero movies. George brings his wit and extensive movie knowledge to the table as we hash over the good, the bad, and the super ugly that is the world of superhero movies. So, fire up the Bat Computer, strap on your matching cape and underroos, and tell Alfred to hold all your calls as we plow headlong into this week’s topic like The Blob at a buffet. Enjoy!
What happens when you mix a geek in the middle of reading the Harry Potter series and a Colombian house party? Well, let’s just say I both embarrassed and delighted my wife with my drunken impressions. Everyone have fun this weekend and stay safe!