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  • Flame On :: Episode 249 :: The Vow We Make With Bly Manor

    Flame ON! is the all-gay, all-geek podcast. Tune in as we dish on the latest in pop and queer culture.

    The leaves on the trees are changing colors and the days are getting shorter, but that won’t stop the boys of Flame ON! from bringing you their picks for the best in pop culture!

    Grab your pumpkin spice lattes everyone and let’s jump into the the Zoom chat everyone! Pat Da Bear, Bryan, Erik, and Josh are here to discuss the month in pop culture from The Vow on HBO Max, the video game Until Dawn, the new installment in the The Haunting anthology series on NetflixThe Haunting of Bly Manor, and Jonathan Hickman‘s X-Men crossover, X of Swords (said as Ten of Swords). After discussing the newest in pop culture, the boys then dive into their 1-UPs for the month and share with you the things that are giving them LIFE!!

    As a final word to everyone out there, please be safe and careful this Halloween and be sure you have a voting plan in place and if you haven’t yet, GO VOTE!

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  • Flame On :: Episode 248 :: Rainbow Spotlight – Sina Grace

    Flame ON! is the all-gay, all-geek podcast. Tune in as we dish on the latest in pop and queer culture.

    Rainbows are the epitome of how nature showcases the broad spectrum of colors that the human eye can see, and Flame ON! wants to help showcase the broad spectrum of creators that our LGBTQIA+ community has to offer, so we welcome you to the first installment of our Rainbow Spotlight!

    Bryan is back in the host chair for our first audio installment of our Rainbow Spotlight series where he sits and chats with some amazing creators who are part of our LGBTQIA+ (and ally) community. This series (which can be watched LIVE on our YouTube channel and Facebook page on Monday nights) explores what some of our favorite creators are currently up to and/or shares stories about where they’ve been and what they’ve done. In this episode Bryan chats with Sina Grace, the exceptional writer and artist known for his independent works Not My BagLi’l Depressed BoyBurn the Orphanage, and Nothing Lasts Forever as well as his tenure on mainstream comics, Skybound‘s The Walking DeadMarvel‘sIceman, and Boom‘s Ghosted in L.A. and Go Go Power Rangers. Not only do they chat about his past work, but they also dive into Sina’s newest release, Getting It Together! Whether you have been a long time fan, or you’re just discovering Sina Grace, trust us, you’ll fall in love with this amazing person by the end of this episode!

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  • Ghostbusters: Resurrection – Episode 12: Southern Hospitality

    Grab your proton packs and PKE meters! Ghostbusters: Resurrection is a cinematic roleplaying podcast set in the present day with the same lore, weirdness, and comedy of the films, games, and comics.

    Arriving in Cassadaga, the Ghostbusters find themselves in the middle of a massive Halloween block party. Everything appears to be normal, despite the high levels of PKE surrounding the area… but beneath the surface of this picturesque Floridian town is a secret so horrifying, the Ghostbusters find themselves wishing they could face any of the previous Druden instead.

    With one last beastie to bust, you don’t have to be psychic to know this fight ain’t gonna be easy. (more…)

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  • Flame On :: Episode 247 :: Killer Queens Raised By Wolves

    Flame ON! is the all-gay, all-geek podcast. Tune in as we dish on the latest in pop and queer culture.

    Gather round the Zoom campfire youngsters, for we have some stories to share with you about the pop culture that goes bump in the night. Well, maybe not bump in the night, but they sure have been making us sit up and take notice!

    The boys have returned to the Zoom meeting to chit chat about the latest and greatest in the world of pop culture and they’re ready to share it with you all. From the drama for the Mirrorball Trophy on Dancing With The Stars (with a fond remembrance for that time Kelly Rowland tried texting Nelly via Microsoft Excel and got mad when he didn’t respond), the wide world of HBO Max including InsecureLegendarySteven Universe, and from the Aliens universe, Raised By Wolves, to the Netflix film, The Babysitter: Killer Queen, they chat about it all. After talking about their pop culture topics, the boys share their 1-Ups, AKA the things that are giving them life this month!

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  • The Ghostbusters Interdimensional Resurrection – Part II

    Grab your proton packs and PKE meters! Ghostbusters: Resurrection is a cinematic roleplaying podcast set in the present day with the same lore, weirdness, and comedy of the films, games, and comics… But this is no ordinary episode!

    We’ve teamed up with Ghostbusters Interdimensional Crossrip, the #1 Ghostbusters news and fandom podcast, for a Ghostbusters tabletop adventure. Our GM, Doug Banks, helms an all-new story staring Crossrip‘s Troy and Chris as two hapless PCOC employees who don’t call the professionals. This is part 2, and you can find the first part over on Crossrip‘s feed.

    If you’re new here and you enjoy this show – we’ve got three seasons of cinematic Ghostbusters adventures waiting for you AND we’ve got all the resources you need to play your own Ghostbusters tabletop RPG. What’s more, you can hire Doug to GM a game for you. Drop him a line at ghostbusters@nerdyshow.com for any and all inquiries!

    If you’ve listened to part 1, don’t wait another minute! Boot up the cyclotrons – it’s time to get bustin’. (more…)

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  • Nerdy Show :: David Byrne Shares True Stories From “True Stories”

    The Nerdy Show Network’s flagship podcast is a polymath polymorph gestalt entity of all known geek knowledge.

    In this archival interview from 2018, Cap speaks with Talking Heads’ David Byrne about the Criterion Collection re-release of his 1986 film, True Stories and the first ever edition of that film’s complete soundtrack. The film was Byrne’s directorial debut and as it plainly puts it right at the start is “about a bunch of people in Virgil, Texas.”

    The film is part zany, slice of life comedy, part anthropological study – processed through the music of Talking Heads and projected through a loving, art house lens. Cap and Byrne discuss how this remarkable portrait of 80s America came together and other unexpected art. (more…)

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  • Flame On :: Episode 246 :: What’s My Name? – Drag Race Canada RuCap

    Flame ON! is the all-gay, all-geek podcast. Tune in as we dish on the latest in pop and queer culture.

    Hear ye, hear ye! The Queens of the North have arrived for the first ever season of Drag Race Canada and they are ready to strut their stuff for you! Who did the boys like, who were their least favorites, and did they think the right queen won?

    Sorry aboot it, but the boys of Flame ON! are back to talk about more Drag Race! Now that the snow has settled and the new queen of the North has been crowned, Bryan, Erik, and Pat are here to discuss the season that was Canada’s Drag Race. Rather than diving deep into each individual episode, the boys chat about who their favorite queens of the season were for the season, what they thought about some of the lip syncs, certain guest hosts, the emotional impact of the makeover challenge featuring immigrants from the Rainbow Railroad, and boy does Pat have some thoughts about Kiara’s portrayal of the elusive chanteuse, Mariah Carey, in the Snatch Game. Before signing off, they also touch on the upcoming Drag Race Holland and some Reddit speculation about the (still unannounced) upcoming sixth season of RuPaul’s Drag Race All Stars!

    Grab your wig and heels, ’cause we’re bringing you another fabulous episode of Drag is the New Spandex(more…)

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  • RPG From Scratch :: Design Episode 48

    Ever wanted to create your own tabletop RPG? Join the Homebrew Hombres on a D.I.Y. docu-quest for tabletop roleplaying perfection as they design, test, and rebalance their own RPG From Scratch!

    Step 6 Citadel is in the bag! We also tackled another virtue in Zealotry to make sure that when it comes to combat, you’re well armed.

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  • Wicked Anime :: Episode 184 :: Wicked Entertaining

    Wicked Anime brings you awesome animated commentary every other week!

    The summer is winding to a close and our adventures are going on hiatus, but we’ve got one last podcast to rock before the break! What nerdy stuff hasn’t fit into any of our summertime one-offs? In this grab bag episode of TV, movies, and toys, no topic is safe.

    Join JonStar, AFLM, Evan, and Derek as they talk about what’s happening in entertainment and will you ever hear this show again?! PLUS – What’s in the box, who’s designing toys at Hasbro, and why are you still listening to this show anyways?

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  • Flame On :: Episode 245 :: Sundown Town in the FanDome

    Flame ON! is the all-gay, all-geek podcast. Tune in as we dish on the latest in pop and queer culture.

    If you know what’s good for you, you’ll listen to this episode before sundown, because we don’t know what creatures lurk in the darkness waiting for you, and once you’ve stepped into the FanDome, there is only one way out…

    The boys of Flame ON! are back to wrap up the summer (where did the time go, right?) and dish on all the pop culture goodness in the world. Before they dive into the chat, they first take a few moments to honor and pay their respects to two queer legends recently lost, Lady Red Couture and Chi Chi DeVayne. From there they discuss the latest season of The Umbrella Academy on Netflix, the wacky new Playstation 4 game, Fall Guys, and the Netflix docu-series, High Score. After a quick station self identification, they chat about the new HBO series, Lovecraft Country and then dive into their 1UPs for the month including a deep dive into DC‘s FanDome event! All of this and more is waiting for you in this episode!

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  • Flame On :: Episode 244 :: Now That’s What I Call Gay Life, Vol. 12 – The Hot Pass

    Flame ON! is the all-gay, all-geek podcast. Tune in as we dish on the latest in pop and queer culture.

    Have you ever been in a situation where someone did something that made you angry, but because they were hot you let them slide? Well, we call that the Hot Pass and it happens more than we’d like to admit!

    Beejay takes his place in the host seat once more for this newest volume of Now That’s What I Call Gay Life. Joining BeeJay for this conversation are Pat and Josh and they’ll discuss what they consider their “ideal” attractive person before they discuss times in their lives where they’ve let things slide for people who tend to fall on the more attractive side of the looks spectrum. Does this hot pass make us bad people or can a pair of pretty eyes sway even the hardest of hearts? Find out all of their stories in this new volume of Now That’s What I Call Gay Life!

    Sit back and get ready to FLAME ON! (more…)

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