Vote for Explorers Wanted!

Posted on Sun 11 October 2020 in Dispatches • Tagged with audioverse, awards, explorers wanted, numenera, podcasts • 1 min read

It’s been a wild first six months for those of us at Explorers Wanted, and we’ve been humbled and astounded by our growing community of listeners. I love making our show, and talking with our fans has been a delight. But we have an even wilder ride ahead …

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Introducing Explorers Wanted

Posted on Wed 08 April 2020 in Dispatches • Tagged with announcements, numenera, personal, podcasts, projects, rpg • 2 min read

It isn’t news to anyone that I’m a big fan of Numenera. It is my favorite game to run and I will shamelessly hype for it to anyone who will listen. About two years ago, I started a campaign for some friends and it was truly a wonderful …

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John Darnielle’s Lyrics Slay Me

Posted on Fri 20 October 2017 in Dispatches • Tagged with music, podcasts, quote • 2 min read

When you punish a person for dreaming his dream,
don’t expect him to thank or forgive you.

The Mountain Goats, “Best Ever Death Metal Band In Denton

I’ve been listening to the podcast I Only Listen to the Mountain Goats, which is a wonderful show about music, being …

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Nine podcasts to help you escape the horror of our dying republic

Posted on Sat 20 May 2017 in Dispatches • Tagged with culture, gaming, horror, podcasts, politics, writing • 5 min read

Let’s face it. Things are bad right now.

Regardless of where you fall on the political spectrum, it’s hard to be happy about anything at the moment, unless you’re, I don’t know, a bridge troll, I guess? You need something to take your mind off things …

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Drunks & Dragons

Posted on Thu 24 January 2013 in Dispatches • Tagged with d&d, gaming, podcasts • 1 min read

I was randomly searching the iTunes podcast directory a few weeks ago and stumbled across the Drunks & Dragons podcast. Essentially, it’s a series of recorded gaming sessions between friends playing through their first campaign. Rules lawyers may get frustrated, as in the early episodes the DM makes a few …

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KoPoint’s First Annual Spooktacular!

Posted on Wed 31 October 2012 in Dispatches • Tagged with halloween, kopoint, podcasts • 1 min read

Happy Halloween!

For my favorite holiday this year, I joined the fine folks at KoPoint for their first annual Halloween Spooktacular. During the show, I spoke with a couple of my dearest friends, archaeologist Quentin Lewis and KoPoint’s own Dan Patterson, about the things we love about Halloween and …

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What I’m Listening To: June 2011

Posted on Fri 24 June 2011 in Dispatches • Tagged with podcasts, reviews • 6 min read

If you had asked me a year ago what kinds of podcasts I was listening to, you would have seen a clear theme: technology. I would have listed off a lot of TWiT shows, a couple CNET shows and miscellaneous other shows featuring the same hosts. Over the course of …

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