I've Read Dune, Chapter 7: Wiz-Bird, The Wizard Bird

 
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Grab your crysknives, you Well-Dippers, it’s time to head back to the planet voted “most sand-having” thirty centuries in a row.

The Boys: Rory Voie (Taipei), Andrew Eric Davison (Seattle), Austin Bridges (Portland)
Audio Production: Andrew Eric Davison (Seattle)
Beautiful Theme: Kyle Levien (Seattle)

I've Read Dune, Chapter 6: The Great De-Noodling

 
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Somehow we can’t discuss Dune without interpreting it through a Game of Thronesian lens, so come to class and let Maester Rory teach us about Sansa Atreides.

The Boys: Rory Voie (Taipei), Andrew Eric Davison (Seattle), Austin Bridges (Portland)
Audio Production: Andrew Eric Davison (Seattle)
Beautiful Theme: Kyle Levien (Seattle)

I've Read Dune, Chapter 5: I'll Have An Orange Jesus

 
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In this episode: Space Catholics and their favorite bible verses, Exceedingly Sour Boys, and the Missionaria Protectiva

The Boys: Rory Voie (Taipei), Andrew Eric Davison (Seattle), Austin Bridges (Portland)
Audio Production: Andrew Eric Davison (Seattle)
Beautiful Theme: Kyle Levien (Seattle)

I've Read Dune, Chapter 4: Dune Sucks

 
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Of all the ledes that have been buried, none are more dope than Rory forgetting to tell us about laser shields #lasershields

The Boys: Rory Voie (Taipei), Andrew Eric Davison (Seattle), Austin Bridges (Portland)
Audio Production: Andrew Eric Davison (Seattle)
Beautiful Theme: Kyle Levien (Seattle)

I've Read Dune, Chapter 3: Clams & Barnacles

 
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Here in Chapter 3 of Frank Herbert’s Dune, a lot of interesting worldbuilding is swept under the rug in favor of Rory’s questionable seafood metaphors.

The Boys: Rory Voie (Taipei), Andrew Eric Davison (Seattle), Austin Bridges (Portland)
Audio Production: Andrew Eric Davison (Seattle)
Beautiful Theme: Kyle Levien (Seattle)

I've Read Dune, Chapter 2: Hawat’s on Second

 
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Our summer diversion continues! Today, Rory tries to teach us about glow globes, gravity suspenders, and a guy named Piter.

The Boys: Rory Voie (Taipei), Andrew Eric Davison (Seattle), Austin Bridges (Portland)
Audio Production: Andrew Eric Davison (Seattle)
Beautiful Theme: Kyle Levien (Seattle)

I've Read Dune, Chapter 1: A Box Full of Hot Spaghetti

 
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Rory Voie has read Dune. Austin and Andy have not. Here at the crossroads of education and infuriation, the journey to learn Dune (without doing any actual work) begins.

The Boys: Rory Voie (Taipei), Andrew Eric Davison (Seattle), Austin Bridges (Portland)
Audio Production: Andrew Eric Davison (Seattle)
Beautiful Theme: Kyle Levien (Seattle)

Special - Vytor: The Starfire Champion (w/Nathan Cox)

 
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Fantasy becomes reality with Vytor: The Starfire Champion! Special guest Nathan “Banana Leaf Skort” Cox joins our summer garden party as we attempt to understand this short-lived 1989 cartoon about unsafe boomerangs, talking sky cars, and tree maintenance.

This week on Saturday Morning Tuesdays:
Special guest Nathan “We Told Him This One Was Good” Cox has a hilarious pants adventure There’s a monkey in the garden, and we’d better go catch it F-3PPO brings in the Star Wars target demo Why don’t these science women believe in my manly magicks?? Explore a world where ancient prophecies are about as old as the series finale of Frasier Do you guys remember in SSX Tricky where

THIS WEEK'S EPISODES

  • Vytor: The Starfire Champion - Episode 1, “The Starfire Legacy”

  • Vytor: The Starfire Champion - Episode 3, “The Spirit Tree”

The Boys: Andrew Eric Davison (Seattle), Austin Bridges (Portland), Rory Voie (Taipei)
Fabulous Guest: Nathan Cox (Seattle)

Audio Production: Andrew Eric Davison (Seattle)

Special - Sky Dancers & Dragon Flyz (w/Alison Lührs)

 
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Special guest Alison “Promised Us Pasta” Lührs joins us in the studio to examine the smoking wreckage of the 90s “propeller weapon” craze that resulted in Sky Dancers and Dragon Flyz. Do their heavily gendered cartoons reach the heights of the toys?

This week on Saturday Morning Tuesdays:
Batten down your manes, horse girls Dip ‘n’ rip off to the rocketship city of Airlandis, where we all share one dad Let the power of dance magic turn off your stupid science brain Queen Skyla lists every character in the show in extreme detail Problematic representation, ahoy!

THIS WEEK'S EPISODES

  • Dragon Flyz - Episode 1, “Dragon Dawn”

  • Sky Dancers - Episode 1, “They Sky’s the Limit”

The Boys: Andrew Eric Davison (Seattle), Austin Bridges (Portland), Rory Voie (Taipei)
Fabulous Guest: Alison Lührs (Seattle)

Audio Production: Andrew Eric Davison (Seattle)

Earth Day Special (w/Annie Jansen)

 
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We have to skip the formalities this week because THEY MADE A FREE WILLY CARTOON WITH A CYBORG IN IT. Yeah we also watched Captain Planet send President Bush to Venus but seriously FREE WILLY TALKS LIKE HE’S PEOPLE AND FIGHTS A CYBORG.

This week on Saturday Morning Tuesdays:
Special Guest Annie “Niceberg Lettuce” Jansen leads us in a highly successful ASMR venture • Rory regales us with tales of when he was King of High School and a (sch)longshoreman • Wasps: America’s most ruthless lobbyists • Tim Curry completely phones it in again • Austin drops some grim Sonic the Hedgehog tidings that are way past upsetting

THIS WEEK'S EPISODES

  • Free Willy - Season 2, Episode 7, “Turmoil”

  • Captain Planet - Season 3, Episode 1, “Greenhouse Planet”

The Boys: Andrew Eric Davison (Seattle), Austin Bridges (Portland), Rory Voie (Taipei)
Fabulous Guest: Annie Jansen (Seattle)

Audio Production: Andrew Eric Davison (Seattle)

Special - King Arthur and the Knights of Justice

 
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At long last, we find a fantasy show that could beat up the other fantasy shows. Meet Arthur King and his knights, a deeply problematic team of time-travelling football-barians. Thrill as these marble-hewn paladins confidently shove through the lowered expectations of a time long past: the 1990s!

This week on Saturday Morning Tuesdays:
What’s so wrong about a wizard treating his much younger friends to a playful lech? The boys all cheer their own name as they plow their way through a conga line of available women Horses, Guns, porque no los dos? How old were you when you learned that Lancelot f*cks? Austin studied the blade, but it doesn’t make him sound cool.

THIS WEEK'S EPISODES

  • King Arthur and the Knights of Justice - Episode 1, "Opening Kick-off"

  • King Arthur and the Knights of Justice - Episode 2, "A Knight’s Quest" OR “The Search for Guinevere”

The Boys: Austin Bridges (Portland), Rory Voie (Taipei) Andrew Eric Davison (Seattle)
Audio Production: Andrew Eric Davison (Seattle)

Special - Kim Possible

 
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Call us, beep us, if you wanna reach us: Superspy Teenager Kim Possible explodes her way onto Saturday Morning Tuesdays for an examination of cheese architecture, shampoo promotion, and the Bourgeoisie.

This week on Saturday Morning Tuesdays:
Join us in our field of daisies where nothing is rude today Disney gets good and razzed for being real hot on the rich and powerful Ron Stoppable takes a hard left turn at Jerry Lewis Blvd We’re pretty sure Rory has Bryan Cranston posters above his bed Hip-hop welcomes two new sellouts

THIS WEEK'S EPISODES

  • Kim Possible - Season 1 Episode 6, "Bueno Nacho"

  • Kim Possible - Season 3 Episode 11, "Rappin’ Drakken"

The Boys: Austin Bridges (Portland), Rory Voie (Taipei) Andrew Eric Davison (Seattle)
Audio Production: Andrew Eric Davison (Seattle)

Special - The Reason For The Season (w/Charlotte Hollingsworth)

 
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Merry Christmas, everyone! When we say there’s a reason for the season, we are of course talking about time-traveling ‘80s bible anime. Special guest Charlotte “A Very Charlotte Christmas” Hollingsworth helps us learn the true meaning of Peepers.

This week on Saturday Morning Tuesdays:
Christopher Peepers Christopher Peepers Christopher Peepers We watched another show too

THIS WEEK'S EPISODES

  • Beginner’s Bible, "The Nativity"

  • Superbook (1981) - Episode 12, "The First Christmas"

The Boys: Austin Bridges (Portland), Rory Voie (Taipei)
Fabulous Guest: Charlotte Hollingsworth (San Francisco)

Audio Production: Andrew Eric Davison (Seattle)

Jim Carrey: They Made Three? (w/Nathan Cox)

 
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When we said “Sssomebody Stop Me” we meant “please, Nathan Cox, ssstop us from watching the three Jim Carrey movie cartoon adaptations that came out in 1995.” But he was powerless to help, and aaallllrighty then, it was a real [Dumb & Dumber reference] of a time.

This week on Saturday Morning Tuesdays:
Special Guest Nathan “2 Zoos 2 Books” Cox is stuck in a bottomless pit of our design Dumb & Dumber fails both fans and non-fans of the movie A communist monkey seizes the means of production, and Austin’s heart Buzz Stingman spreads his pollen Louie Anderson impressions come back in a big way Somebody Smoke Me

THIS WEEK'S EPISODES

  • Dumb & Dumber: The Animated Series - Episode 3, "Top Dumbs"

  • Ace Ventura: Pet Detective - Season 2, Episode 2, "Snow Job"

  • The Mask: Animated Series - Season 2, Episode 19, "To Bee or Not to Bee"

The Boys: Andrew Eric Davison (Seattle), Austin Bridges (Portland), Rory Voie (Taipei)
Fabulous Guest: Nathan Cox (Seattle)

The Dad (Audio Production): Kyle Levien (Seattle)

Saturday Morning Tuesdays' Thursday

 
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Today we get a first-hand look at what CEOs really do. Our very hands-off Chief Executive Officer Patrick Stagaman holes-up in his room to get some actual work done: his annual report on the state of SMT! Surely this will be an incredible 14 minutes of wisdom.

This week on Saturday Morning Tuesdays:
Patrick has the most convincing mom voice Dad beat me if I tried to get smarter than him People with beards like to be scratched on them Is Danimals yogurt still in stores? If you’ve never seen the children’s show WMAC Masters, do yourself a favor and click this link Mustard can be scraped off a sandwich, but you can still taste it, it’s ruined

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FINAL GRADES

  • Before the curve - A Gentleman’s “B”

  • After the Curve - We’re not telling! You gotta listen!

The Boys: Andrew Eric Davison (Seattle), Austin Bridges (Portland), Rory Voie (Taipei)
The Dad (Audio Production): Kyle Levien (Seattle)
The CEO (A capella Maestro): Patrick Stagaman (Daejeon, S. Korea)

SMT's First Pod-Birthday!

 
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For the first time ever, we three hermit crabs heave ourselves out of our separate shells and mussel our way into a single clam’s house for a one-year birthday retrospectacular. Ever wondered what happened to Sonic, Digimon and Dinosaucers? No? Get out of our clam house.

This week on Saturday Morning Tuesdays:
Rory’s got tall boots    The Adventures of Nasty Shark and Gator Maid    Villainy, thy name is Robot Nick    You know it’s true when the Marlon Brando Tree says you have no friends •  Andy’s Anime Demerits: 966 and counting

THIS WEEK'S EPISODES

  • Dinosaucers - Episode 63, "I Got Those ‘Ol Reptilon Blues Again, Mommasaur"
    Available on YouTube

  • Sonic the Hedgehog (SatAM) - Episode 17/18, "Blast to the Past"
    Available on YouTube

  • Digimon Adventure - Episode 47, "Ogremon’s Honor"
    Available on Hulu

The Boys: Andrew Eric Davison (Seattle), Austin Bridges (Portland), Rory Voie (Taipei)
The Dad (Audio Production): Kyle Levien (Seattle)

Dungeons & Dragons (w/Brian "Yoko" Simmons)

 
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This week we wag our tongues at all those 80s parents by playing the devil’s very own game! Roll a twenty-sided die to see if you enjoy our actual-watch podcast, replete with Gunthieves, Danger Clerks, and our new dungeon friend Brian “Indifferent Viking” Simmons.

This week on Saturday Morning Tuesdays:
Special Guest Brian David “Fourth Name” Simmons betrays his friend by inventing a new punishment currency, Andy’s Bad Boy No-Nos (4 and counting)    Susan Sarandon stars in “Stepmom 2”    We talk about characters named Hank and Bobby for over an hour and Rory totally drops the ball on “King of the Hill” references    An evil demon negs a woke nazi until he attacks several magic preteens with an F-14 Tomcat

THIS WEEK'S EPISODES

  • Dungeons & Dragons - Episode 20, "The Dragon's Graveyard," and Episode 23, "The Time Lost"
    Available on YouTube

The Boys: Andrew Eric Davison (Seattle), Austin Bridges (Portland), Rory Voie (Taipei)
Fabulous Guest: Brian Simmons (Seattle but technically Florida I guess)

The Dad (Audio Production): Kyle Levien (Seattle)

Andy's Anime Corner

 
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Andy claws open the lock of his dungeon, shrouding the world in ten thousand years of anime darkness. Will we survive his ceaseless tournament arc of punishment? Will Subs defeat Dubs? Will our waifus ever love us back? Something something Millennium Puzzle UwU

This week on Saturday Morning Tuesdays:
The phrase of the day is “meat juices”    Land Sharks just aren’t the apex predator we hoped they’d be    A brave new Goggle Boy hops inside a Mr. Bucket for some heavy drilling    Class is in session at Onsen High School™    Austin has a Rough Time with short person humor and he looks so cute from down there

THIS WEEK'S EPISODES

  • Shokugeki no Soma (Food Wars) - Episode 1 - "An Endless Wasteland"
    Available on Crunchyroll

  • Tengen Toppa Gurren Lagann - Episode 1 - "Bust Through the Heavens With Your Drill!"
    Available on Netflix

  • Lovely Complex - Episode 1 - "Freshmen Year Summer! I'll Definitely Find a Boyfriend!"
    Available on...the internet?

The Boys: Andrew Eric Davison (Anime Jail), Austin Bridges (Portland), Rory Voie (Taipei)
The Dad (Audio Production): Kyle Levien (Seattle)

Alison & Sammy in the 22nd Century (w/Sherlock Holmes)

 
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Consulting Guest Detectives Alison Lührs and Sammy Scott lend us their expertise in honey riddles and monkey puzzles. With Sherlock and his compudroid Watson. In the future. On the moon.

This week on Saturday Morning Tuesdays:
Themes continue to be hilarious and not obtuse    Andy barely manages to flash us his Naruto unmentionables    Pterodactyls eat up precious moon-children    Austin spits on the sterling reputation of notorious moon-werewolf Michael Chiklis

THIS WEEK'S EPISODES

  • Sherlock Holmes in the 22nd Century - Episodes 3, 7, and 23.
    Available on YouTube

The Boys: Andrew Eric Davison (Seattle), Austin Bridges (Portland), Rory Voie (Taipei)
Fabulous Guests:
Alison Lührs and Sammy Scott (Seattle)
The Dad (Audio Production): Kyle Levien (Seattle)

Summer of Specials: Spider-Man '94 (w/Jason Huff)

 
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Our Summer of Specials has begun! First up is the 1994 Spider-Man animated series with the help of our special guest Jason “Scooter Hooligan” Huff.

This week on Saturday Morning Tuesdays:
The elegance of the Teen Face Dance    Miss Spiderman’s Home For Backdoor Pilots    A staggering lack of respect for emotional trauma    Frank Castle goes nuclear on some cobwebs    You know Blade’s mad when he pulls out his stinkbombs   Schrödinger’s Felicia both is and isn’t a Friday reference

THIS WEEK'S EPISODES

  • Spider-Man (1994) - Season 2, Episodes 7, 8, 9 (and 10 sorta)
    Available, y'know, on the internet

The Boys: Andrew Eric Davison (Seattle), Austin Bridges (Portland), Rory Voie (Taipei)
Fabulous Guest: Jason Huff (Seattle)

The Dad (Audio Production): Kyle Levien (Seattle)