Useless Drivel – Comparing Swords

It’s Friday, and your favorite Baron’s of the internet airwaves are back! Join your hosts Matt, Robert, and The David this week as they discuss the awesomeness(?) that is their lives. From work and studying, to movies, bands and medieval weaponry, this podcast literally makes no sense and you are probably a bad person for listening to it and we love you. So, settle in with a nice cup of WTF and enjoy a brand new episode of Useless Drivel – A Podcast Without a Point!

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Episode 87 – Arrested Development

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Now, the story of successful podcast that lost it’s sanity, and the faithful listeners who had no choice but to keep listening every week… It’s Monkey in the Cage!  Join us this week as we discuss the return of one of our all-time favorite shows, Arrested Development!  From the running gags and questionable morals to the pros and cons of the new season, we’re talking about the Bluths for your listening pleasure.  So, put on your $6300 dollar suit (COME ON!), shine up your awards from Army, and be on the look out for a Lucille as your get ready for some awesome Caged Wisdom on a brand new Monkey in the Cage!

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Are Historical Settings the Best Settings?

Seeing as the crew over at Gamerstable happens to be running an undoubtedly awesome Mutants and Masterminds game set in the Second World War, I couldn’t help but have a half hour nerdgasm full of talking at my car stereo like I was right there with them during their recording session.  Be that as it may, their awesome episode last week (which can be heard here) inspired me to put my two cents in on some do’s and dont’s of either creating or running a game heavily influenced by, or set in an actual real-world historical setting.

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History, Violence, and Smiles? – HANGBoY by Pao

After spending an awesome weekend geeking out at Stan Lee’s Comikaze and having the opportunity to record tomorrow’s episode with one of our favorite listeners, I realized I’ve run a little short on time to write my post on Skyrim: Dragons vs. Vikings: Part II.  However, the time spent at Comikaze gave me a chance to catch up with one of my favorite independent artists, Pao, the creator of HANGBoY.  I first had the opportunity to check out his unique take on history (and particularly the Second World War) at San Diego Comic-Con in 2011 and again at WonderCon 2012, and now he’s definitely on my to-see list of any convention we happen to both attend.  Why?  Because his work IS AWESOME!

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