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Release Date: 08/03/2016

Paul Thomas Anderson show art Paul Thomas Anderson

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This week we are without Mr. Matthew Burnside but Kyle is joined by comedian and filmmaker Nick Thomas and they talked for a little more that three and a half hours about the films of Paul Thomas Anderson. PTA is one of both Kyle and Nick's all time favorite film makers and they go movie by movie breaking down what it is about his work that they connect with and are inspired by. PTA is famous for making LONG movies and but TIR is known for LONGER podcasts. Your move PTA, your move...   Weekly Rads: Kyle - Numark PT01 Scratch (DJ Turntable) Nick - Three Women (movie)   Check out...

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Listener Question #13 (March 2021) show art Listener Question #13 (March 2021)

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Kyle and Burnside return for another round of listener questions! If you'd like to ask a question head over to patreon.com/thisisrad and subscribe for $1.   Link for a FantasticLand digital pass (gives access to all 10 episodes)    The FantasticLand page on Town Hall's website :    Go to  and subscribe to send in questions for our Listener Questions episodes, to get exclusive bonus episodes, extra content, and access to the This Is Rad Discord server!   Check out our merch!   Also! Check out march for Kyle's record label Radland Records  ...

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Live Music show art Live Music

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This week on the show, Kyle and Matthew are joined by Denver comedian and artist Katie Bowman. The trio discuss the joy of seeing live music. From their earliest shows to artists who surprised them to band they never miss when they come to town they explore what makes a good live show. Tweet at us @thisisradpod on twitter or instagram and tell us your favorite live bands!   Weekly Rads: Kyle - Spy Kids (movie) Matthew - Control (video game) Katie - Behind Her Eye (show) (Netflix)       Check out Kyle's Pizza Night instagram live from 6pm to7pm (pst) on @thisisradpod on...

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Cannabis Cultivation show art Cannabis Cultivation

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This week we are joined by comedian Jenny Hamilton for a chat about the growing and cultivation of the sticky icky. Jenny and Matthew both grow their own marijuana and they share their agricultural trials and triumphs. This is one of those episodes of This Is Rad that is oddly informative. If you ever wondered what Farmer Burnside would sound like you've got it right here. Plus, Kyle gushes about how much he loves Jenny's album “Kegels Champion” which was released in 2019 by Radland Records.   Weekly Rads: Kyle - ‘namwolf (comic) Matthew - Colin Mockery, the person (delightful...

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Fantasticland (cast chat) show art Fantasticland (cast chat)

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In this bonus episode, Kyle sat down with several of his cast mates in Fantasticland to talk about the unique experience of working on a production shot entirely by remote.   Guests: Sam Tillis as Sam Garliek Heather Kellogg-Bauman as Elena Springer Shauna Satnick as Clara Ann Clark Anders Finholt as Brock Hockney   Link for a FantasticLand digital pass (gives access to all 10 episodes)    The FantasticLand page on Town Hall's website : 

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Computer Science show art Computer Science

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This week Kyle and Matthew welcome artist and computer scientist Frank Lima. Frank was one of Kyle's earliest friends in college and Kyle continuously marveled at the crazy stuff Frank was working on. He talked about his career journey from college into working in animation, animatronics, and space exploration. He also talks about his hobby of taking old computer hardware and making it do stuff it was never meant to do. If you are a maker, artist, or computer programmer this is an ep not to be missed!   Weekly Rads:   Kyle - Star Trek 4: The Voyage Home (movie) Matthew - La Llarona...

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World of Darkness  show art World of Darkness

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This week Kyle and Matthew welcome back animator and Meltdown family member Aldrin Cornejo to chat about the interconnected series of tabletop RPGs World of Darkness. We talk vampires and their masquerades. We talk werewolves and their apocalypses. We talk mages and how they are not connected to Matt Wagner's comic of the same name. Aldrin is also a huge gamer, so we get side tracked several times about what we've been playing lately. Plus, you can't have somebody from the old Meltdown family on without some fun stories from back in the day. A good hang for all involved so come hang with us!...

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Listener Questions #12 (Feb 2021) show art Listener Questions #12 (Feb 2021)

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Kyle and Matthew sit down to answer this month's Listener Questions!   Fantasticland series info: Instagram: @thtfantasticland Ticket Link: [inset when link available]     Kyle's Shows this week: Sunday 2/28/21 Full Circle Comedy watch live on facebook! facebook.com/fullcirclebrewingco or watch on zoom meeting ID: 9104467350 Passcode: beerisgood   Go to www.Patreon.com/thisisrad and subscribe to send in questions for our Listener Questions episodes, to get exclusive bonus episodes, extra content, and access to the This Is Rad Discord server!   Check out our...

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Fantasticland  show art Fantasticland

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This week Kyle and Matthew welcome Mike Bockoven, Alysia Homminga, and Michelle Ianiro to the show to discuss their online theatrical mini series adaptation of Mike's book “Fantasticland” Michelle adapted the play and brought everybody together and Alysia is directing and editing the project. They discuss the origins of this project, the process of collaborating remotely, and creative problem solving in the age of Covid. Kyle has a role in the series and asks the trio what their experience was like working on the show. Plus, Matt finally gets to ask what the hell this show is. See below...

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Stephen King's The Stand  show art Stephen King's The Stand

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This week Kyle is riding solo in the host seat. Luckily he is joined by the always wonderful Emily Walsh as they have a postmortem for the new CBS All Access version of Stephen Kings epic novel. They compare and contrast the original book, the 90's mini series, and this new series. They explore variations in adaptations and the challenges of taking such a massive story and turning it into a mini series. They also explore the larger swatch of recent Stephen King adaptations and explore what seems to work and what doesn't when it comes to bringing his books into another medium. If you love...

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This week Kyle and Matthew sit down with comedians Joleen Lunzer, Valerie Tosi and Jason Webb to talk about Buffy the Vampire Slayer. They give a great rundown of show, exploring the show’s universe along with their favorite characters and episodes. Other topics include HPV, Big Bads and band dorks. This episode is sponsored by Loot Crate. Give yourself a geeky gift this month! Visit www.lootcrate/thisisrad and enter the promo code thisisrad for $3 off on any new subscription.

Weekly Rads: Jeff Ross Presents Roast Battle on Comedy Central, Stranger Things

Raddendums: Joss Whedon, Firefly, Bunheads, Stargate SG-1, Felicity, The Trilogy of 31, "Hush," "The Body," Angel, Saved by the Bell, Sabrina the Teenage Witch, Afterlife with Archie, Archie vs. Predator, Predator (1987), Repo! The Genetic Opera, The Light at the End by John Skipp & Craig Spector