Puppet Homestar teaches us the meaning of LABOR DABOR, ZIM fans teach us the meaning of dedication in THE MOST HORRIBLE SHORT EVER, and we finally dive into the chaos of ASDFMOVIE. On this episode, Alex and Tom know who the real cyberpunk is.
LISTENER PROMPT: Email in and tell us which cartoon series from your childhood needs a revival! Tell us which one definitely does NOT!
Tom and Alex are joined by MorganKitten, all the way from Brazil, for an extended episode full of sprite battles with ROKÉMON, XIAO XIAO stick-fights, and cultural exchange with a Charges.com toon, PAU BREIDE!
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Tom and Alex brave the sweltering heat for a double double-feature! Two classic Strong Bad emails THE SHOW and CRAZY CARTOON, followed by the first two episodes of punky ERIK THE JUICEMAN. Also, we discuss dreadful and strange superpowers, and Japanese experimental music.
Look out, crime! BURNT FACE MAN is here to save the day? Elsewhere, a listener writes in to tell Alex and Tom the bizarre saga of RAWEST FOREST. What links Mario Maker, Fritz Lang’s ‘Metropolis’ and text-to-speech programs? Listen to find out…
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This episode’s a doozy. IGNORANCE IS BLISS is a fun and catchy time, and then TOMORROW’S NOBODIES…yikes. Well, they can’t all be zingers! Alex and Tom very much enjoy the comments, though. Those are great!
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Things get grim, grisly and monstrous in our first FITC, a sub-series where we look at movies by Flash creators! Tom and Alex start with David Firth’s anthology film over a decade in the making, and deep-dive into every greasy nook and cranny. Long and passionate discussion ensues, and hopefully you’ll enjoy joining us for it.
**content warning: violence, gore, suicide, sexual assault…a lot.**