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Sanity Claws Radio – Halloween Candy!

sanity_claws_radio_mainWe gush about our favorite candy in this special Halloween episode of Sanity Claws Radio.

Lindsay, Mike, and Jon pull out the emergency backup topic just in time for Halloween! We talk about our favorite candies from Halloweens past and why we liked them so much. Also, Mike gives a new WoW update, Lyndsay watches more cartoons, and Jon goes back to court. And finally, we finish the show with a spoopy round of I Can Top That. Join in won’t you?

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File size: 41.0 MB
00:59:50
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Songs Played:

Opener: Starshine_On_The_Rocks – By CarboHydroM
Break: Phoenix Wright: Ace Attorney “Holiday with Mia Fey” – By OA
Break: Dating Medley! – FALLEN: An Undertale Tribute – By Materia Collective – Nick Storm & LBAceAttorney
Closer: The_Girl_And_The_Wolf – By CarboHydroM

Show Segments:

Cold Intro  – 0:00:00
Opening Theme – 0:00:12
Everyone’s Sick – 0:00:29
Intro – 0:02:46
Email – 0:04:24
Roundtable – 0:11:40
Break – 0:27:17
Halloween Candy – 0:27:46
Break – 0:45:50
I Can Top That! – 0:46:19
Final Claws – 0:59:15

Sanity Claws Radio – Silent Storytelling!

sanity_claws_radio_mainWe talk about silent storytelling in this episode of Sanity Claws Radio.

Lindsay, Mike, Badger, Karen, Scotty and Jon dig into the world of artistic storytelling as we discuss some of our favorite silent stories. These stories epitomize the saying “show, don’t tell” by presenting stories without any dialogue or text. Also, Mike and Lyndsay explore more of WoW, Badger kills all of the orcs, Karen has an epic birthday showdown, Scotty gets more judgemental, and Jon embraces Halloween. And finally, we finish the show with a raucous round of I Can Top That. Join in won’t you?

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File size: 70.6 MB
01:44:41
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Songs Played:

Opener: Starshine_On_The_Rocks – By CarboHydroM
Break: Spear of Justice – FALLEN: An Undertale Tribute – By Materia Collective – Daniel Romberger
Break: Dummy! – FALLEN: An Undertale Tribute – By Materia Collective – Thomas Kresge
Closer: The_Girl_And_The_Wolf – By CarboHydroM

Show Segments:

Cold Intro  – 0:00:00
Opening Theme – 0:00:21
Jon’s House – 0:00:39
Intro – 0:06:14
Email – 0:08:57
Roundtable – 0:16:50
Drink of the Week – 0:47:31
Break – 0:54:39
Silent Storytelling – 0:55:08
Break – 1:19:13
I Can Top That! – 1:19:43
Final Claws – 1:39:21
Outtakes – 1:39:57

Lobstertank #28 – New Homes and Fall Weather!

sanity_claws_radio_mainSanity Claws Radio takes another bye week as Jon talks about his experience with moving into a new house and just how exhausting it is. Plus, we talk about the changing of the seasons as we embrace the coming of fall. And finally, we right a long neglected wrong that was mailed to us months ago. It’s a fun little talk. Join in won’t you?

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File size: 36.5 MB
Duration: 0:55:27
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Music:
Darkworld Jazz by Gux

Lobstertank #27 – Talkin’ About Tech News!

sanity_claws_radio_mainDue to reasons that entail mostly of being busy adults, Jon, Mike, Lindsay, and Badger take a bye week to talk about some of the current events in the tech world. We talk about Samsung phones exploding, the headphone-less iPhone, Mario for your smartphone, and the (sorta) 4K PS4. It’s a fun little talk. Join in won’t you?

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File size: 22.8 MB
Duration: 0:33:51
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Music:
Darkworld Jazz by Gux

Sanity Claws Radio – Problems with Nerd Hype!

sanity_claws_radio_mainWe talk about the downsides of nerd hype in this episode of Sanity Claws Radio.

Lindsay, Mike, Badger, Karen, Scotty and Jon talk about the escalation of hype cycles that is so very prevalent within the nerd world. We talk about some infamous hype trains that have derailed in the past, our own experiences with overinflated hype, and what we’re doing to temper our hype in the future. Also, Mike and Lyndsay get their WoW on, Badger flies around the universe, Karen and Scotty try to be the boss monster, and Jon is awed by a movie. And finally, we finish the show with a fiesty round of I Can Top That. It’s a nice and lax one this week. Join in won’t you?

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File size: 55.5 MB
01:23:26
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Songs Played:

Opener: Starshine_On_The_Rocks – By CarboHydroM
Break: Super Mario 64 “Fleeting Ecstasy” – By Benjamin Briggs
Break: Jet Grind Radio “Late Night Sneakin'” – By HappyBivouac
Closer: The_Girl_And_The_Wolf – By CarboHydroM

Show Segments:

Cold Intro  – 0:00:00
Opening Theme – 0:00:9
Low Energy – 0:00:26
Intro – 0:03:28
Roundtable – 0:06:38
Drink of the Week – 0:26:48
Break – 0:32:17
Nerd Hype – 0:32:46
Break – 1:04:43
I Can Top That! – 1:05:12
Final Claws – 1:19:42
Outtakes – 1:20:17

Sanity Claws Radio – Gencon 2016 Report!

sanity_claws_radio_mainScotty and Karen relay all of their adventures from Gencon in this episode of Sanity Claws Radio.

Lindsay, Steve, and Jon listen to Karen and Scotty as they talk about their recent trip to Gencon. We talk games, games and more games in this tabletoptastic episode. Also Steve shares some aspirations of D&D, Lindsay and Karen watch more cartoons, Scotty becomes more important, and Jon bids farewell to a TV friend. And finally, we finish the show with an over elaborate round of I Can Top That. Join in won’t you?

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File size: 73.2 MB
01:49:08
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Songs Played:

Opener: Starshine_On_The_Rocks – By CarboHydroM
Break: Heartache – Undertale OST – By Toby Fox
Break: Pokémon Red Version “Rain Prayer” – By PROTO·DOME
Closer: The_Girl_And_The_Wolf – By CarboHydroM

Show Segments:

Cold Intro  – 0:00:00
Opening Theme – 0:01:31
Jon’s House Update – 0:01:48
Intro – 0:10:49
Roundtable – 0:12:53
Drink of the Week – 0:33:55
Break – 0:38:36
Gencon 2016 – 0:39:05
Break – 1:07:37
I Can Top That! – 1:08:05
Final Claws – 1:45:35
Outtakes and Steve Soundbites- 1:47:07

Sanity Claws Radio – Roundtable Catch-up!

sanity_claws_radio_mainWe take some time to catch up with Badger and Steve in this episode of Sanity Claws Radio.

Lindsay, Mike, Badger, Steve and Jon take some time to catch up in an extended roundtable. Mike serves up some D&D, Lindsay watches all of the cartoons, Steve cleans out the wastelands, Badger visits Maker’s Fair, and Jon (potentially) starts his trip to become more of an adult. After that, we finish the show with a raucous round of I Can Top That. Join in won’t you?

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File size: 58.2 MB
01:26:16
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Songs Played:

Opener: Starshine_On_The_Rocks – By CarboHydroM
Break: Arachnophilia – By RichaardEB
Break: Pokémon Red Version “TEEM.ROKIT” – By Tweex
Closer: The_Girl_And_The_Wolf – By CarboHydroM

Show Segments:

Cold Intro  – 0:00:00
Opening Theme – 0:00:45
Welcome Back Badger and Steve – 0:01:03
Intro – 0:03:20
Drink of the Week – 0:04:45
Break – 0:13:18
Catch Up Roundtable – 0:13:47
Break – 1:08:36
I Can Top That! – 1:09:05
Final Claws – 1:25:09
Steve Soundbites- 1:25:57

Sanity Claws Radio – Summer Recommendations!

sanity_claws_radio_mainWe give some recommendations on how to while away the long summer days in this episode of Sanity Claws Radio.

Scotty, Karen, Lindsay, Mike, and Jon give some recommendations on ways to spend a lazy summer evening. We each give a suggestion and how best to enjoy them. Also, Lindsay and Karen watch all of the cartoons, Scott indulges in more Magic, Mike searches for all of the Pokemon, and Jon goes to the movies! After that, we finish the show with a heated round of I Can Top That. Join in won’t you?

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File size: 76.9 MB
01:53:50
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Songs Played:

Opener: Starshine_On_The_Rocks – By CarboHydroM
Break: Pokémon Sapphire Version “My Friend Mudkip” – by halc
Break: Pokémon Gold Version “The Metal Side of Lance” – by PirateCrab
Closer: The_Girl_And_The_Wolf – By CarboHydroM

Show Segments:

Cold Intro  – 0:00:00
Opening Theme – 0:00:07
It’s hot – 0:00:24
Intro – 0:06:22
Email – 0:08:18
Roundtable – 0:14:09
Drink of the Week – 1:01:05
Break – 1:07:07
Summer Recommendations – 1:07:36
Break – 1:32:56
I Can Top That! – 1:33:26
Final Claws – 1:51:45
Outtake – 1:52:41

Sanity Claws Radio – New Holland Special Reserves!

sanity_claws_radio_mainWe take in some Dragon’s Milk special reserves from New Holland Brewing in this episode of Sanity Claws Radio.

Scotty, Steve, Karen, Lindsay, and Jon imbibe some of Michigan’s finest as we try some Dragon’s Milk Special Reserve. These are special, limited run beers, made by one of Michigan’s top breweries. Also, Lindsay goes Pokemon hunting, Karen watches more cartoons, Steve goes back to Hearthstone (whaaaaaaaat?), Scott judges more of the Magic, and Jon gets competitive. After that, we finish the show with a personal round of I Can Top That. Join in won’t you?

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File size: 81.1 MB
02:00:01
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Songs Played:

Opener: Starshine_On_The_Rocks – By CarboHydroM
Break: Pokémon Red Version “Battle for the Badge” – by Fishy
Break: Pokémon X “WHAT TYPE ARE YOU” – by Theory of N
Closer: The_Girl_And_The_Wolf – By CarboHydroM

Show Segments:

Cold Intro  – 0:00:00
Opening Theme – 0:01:05
On the Farm Again – 0:01:22
Intro – 0:05:58
Email – 0:08:16
Roundtable – 0:11:09
Break – 0:57:12
Dragon’s Milk Special Reserves – 0:57:41
Break – 1:29:28
I Can Top That! – 1:29:56
Final Claws – 1:58:02
Outtakes – 1:58:50

Sanity Claws Radio – E3 2016 and Brexit!

sanity_claws_radio_mainGet ready for an ultra long show as we talk about E3 and Brexit in this episode of Sanity Claws Radio. This is an extra long, two topic episode so you might want to get comfy for this one!

Scotty, Karen, Lindsay, and Jon take some time to talk about the latest news from E3. We discuss some of the offerings from Sony, Microsoft and Nintendo while weighing in with our opinions. Also, Lindsay gets back to an old classic, Karen watches some cartoons, Scott judges all of the Magic, and Jon doesn’t play something. After that, we have a feisty round of I Can Top That. And finally we have a lengthy, hour long, outtake discussion on the dumpster fire known as Brexit. Join in won’t you?

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File size: 122 MB
03:04:30
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Songs Played:

Opener: Starshine_On_The_Rocks – By CarboHydroM
Break: Mega Man 2 ‘Dr. Wily Haunts Flash Man’ – by Mattias Holmgren
Break: The Legend of Zelda: A Link to the Past ‘Link’s Epoch’  – by Joshua Morse
Closer: The_Girl_And_The_Wolf – By CarboHydroM

Show Segments:

Cold Intro  – 0:00:00
Opening Theme – 0:00:20
Where is Everyone? – 0:00:37
Intro – 0:06:00
Roundtable – 0:08:56
Drink of the week! – 0:52:09
Break – 0:56:46
E3 – 0:57:15
Break – 1:34:05
I Can Top That! – 1:34:33
Final Claws – 1:49:55
Outtakes – 1:49:39
Brexit – 1:51:42