Useless Drivel – Podcasting All Night and Part of Every Day

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Happy early birthday, ‘Murica! We got you a gift, a new podcast episode! The best thing about this gift is that it doesn’t come with a gift receipt, so you’re stuck with us! Join your hosts Matt and Robert this week as they talk about all manner of entertainment, failure, and the godforsaken heat! So, start your Independence Day weekend of right by sticking this firecracker of a podcast in your ear-holes and blowing them up! Question your life choices and enjoy a brand new episode of Useless Drivel – A Podcast Without a Point!

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Why Halflings Aren’t Hobbits

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For decades, the image of Bilbo, Frodo, Sam, Merry and Pippin were the sole representations of what a hobbit/halfling was.  Naturally, this characterization became the standard for the original run of Dungeons & Dragons canon.  From the player character race and art to the wealth of literature (R.A. Salvatore’s Regis in particular), the traditional, simple, furry-footed eating machine gamers had grown to love remained the standard.  The early nineties saw a slight shift in the characterization, but it was in the year 2000 that gamers saw one of the greatest shifts in demi-human representations, courtesy of D&D 3rd Edition.  The world survived the Y2K scare, but forever after, Hobbits and Halflings were no longer synonymous.

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Episode 63 – Merry Krampus!

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Hey all you out there in internet-land!  Merry Christmas and Happy Holidays are coming at you a day early from the busy podcast-monkeys over here at To-Ag Studios!  Join us this week as we discuss crazy Christmas traditions from around the world, a few of our own, and most importantly – The Second Annual MITC Gift Exchange!!  That’s right!  We’re once again trying to see who can embarrass who the most, so finish up that last minute shopping, throw another Yule Log on the fire, and be sure to leave some cookies and milk out tonight for whoever might come down the chimney and enjoy a new episode of Monkey in the Cage!

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