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The State

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Release Date: 05/17/2017

New Zealand show art New Zealand

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This week the boys are joined by comedian Britt Boyd for a conversation that takes us around the world to the island nation of New Zealand. Post Covid (and a divorce) Britt has been traveling the world and recounts her journey to the land of wonder and Peter Jackson set location tours. Plus, we explore how many “lab partners” the average high school student should have...   Weekly Rads: Kyle – Struggler by Genisis Owusu (album) and Bob Marley: One Love (movie) Matthew – Sapporo Premium Beer Can (quality object) Britt – A really nice new backpack (quality object)   Check out...

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Fighting Games show art Fighting Games

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The boys are joined by the one and only Jordan Morris for a chat about fighting games. All three share their memories of the 90s fighting game heyday and why they have or haven't stuck with fighting games. They weigh in on the evolution of the Street Fighter series in the wake of the recently released Street Fighter VI. Kyle discusses dabbling in the mysterious world of SNK games. Matt compares fighting games to Overwatch.   Pre-Order Jordan's new comic “Youth Group”   Weekly Rads: Kyle - Persona 3 Reload (game) Matt - The Bear season 2 (show) Jordan - High Jack (show)  ...

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Pop Punk 2 show art Pop Punk 2

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This week Kyle and Matthew return to the world of pop punk joined by Scene Kids, Cozi Orlen (@scene_kids_improv), Ryan Pigg (@ryanpig), Briana Jones (@brindianajones), and Cat Crawford (@catcrawford),  for more talk about pop punk and emo. Our chat with Pete Buchbauer a few years back talk a lot about local music scenes. This week, we head straight to the warp tour. Plus, all the riffs you could want out of six people sitting in somebody's living room.   Weekly Rads: Kyle – Swamp Thing (2019) (show) Matthew – Palworld (game) Cozi – Medium Gnarly by Swiss Army Wife (album) Ryan...

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This week the boys are joined by comedian Jeanne Whitney (@___) for a conversation about one of the all time greats in comedy: Larry David. We chat Curb. We chat Seinfeld. We also talk a lot about cake and cake decoration.   Go pre-order Jeanne Whitney's album Passionate Aggressive this Friday 2/2!     Weekly Rads: Kyle – NAMM 2024 (event), Suzuki Omnicord reissue (instrument), and Teenage Engineering K.O. II sampler (instrument) Matthew – Cheese Ravioli (food) Jeanne – Don't Forget Me by Maggie Rogers (Song/Artist)   Check out Burnside playing video games at...

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This week Kyle sat down with artist Jordan Leigh (@gooneybirdcrafts) for a lesson on the history of Arts & Crafts. If, like Kyle, you didn't know anything about the Arts & Crafts movement before this episode then you are in for a treat. Plus, Jordan tells about her history with wood working and her how she got into her current project making miniature dioramas. Plus, Kyle and Burnside have some updates for the patreon in the intro! Yes! An intro! We haven't done one of those in like five years. Whaaa? Crazy right?     Weekly Rads: Kyle – Block Printing (craft) , not rad:...

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This week the boys are joined by comedian Andrew Hilary (@andrewhilaryus) for a chat about the TV series Station 11. Based the novel by Emily St. John Mandel, Station 11 deals with the aftermath of a worldwide pandemic. The Max mini series was released in 2021 and Andrew makes a case that we all should check it out. Plus, about a million show recommendations. TV fans this one is for you!   Weekly Rads: Kyle – The Silver Way by Stephen Silver (guy behind the look of Kim Possible and The Clerks animated series) (book) Burnside – The Meltdown Reunion (event) Andrew – New...

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Vintage Game Console Collecting show art Vintage Game Console Collecting

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This week, Matthew and Laura are at The Meltdown reunion show so Kyle sat down with his brother Kasey for an episode that has been a longtime in the making. In the last five years, Kasey has gotten DEEP into collecting vintage gaming consoles. He runs us through the evolution of his collection and the tech behind making all these old electronics work properly. You wanna know entirely too much about the Sega Saturn? You've come to the right place!   Weekly Rads: Kyle – Seeing Terror (band) at The Ojai Women's Club (venue), Torena (band) Kasey – Seeing Clippers vs Lakers at the venue...

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Condiments show art Condiments

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Kyle and Matthew kick off 2024 with a fantastic chat with comedian and author Elizabeth Teets (@elteets) about the wild world of condiments. What condiment is the easiest to make? Are food stuffs the next frontier for comedian merch? And the boys learn about food laws...   Go preorder her new book “Isn't She Great” Weekly Rads: Kyle – North American Adonis by Buck 65 (album) Matthew – Bobby Kodick is no longer at Activision (event) figuring out what episode of King of the Hill his production artwork is from (ongoing adventure) Elizabeth – Catholic Witches (TikTok...

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The Year in Radview 2023 show art The Year in Radview 2023

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As 2023 draws to a close Kyle and Matthew are joined by Rivers Langley and Carter Glascock for a look back at the year in movies, music, and any number of other ways to mark the passage of time.   Thanks for a great 2023.   Stay Rad.   Check out Burnside playing video games at https://www.twitch.tv/stayindoorsburnside   Get Kyle Clark's I'm a. erson: Director's Cut  You can go to www.kyleclarkcomed.bandcamp.com and pay what you want for the full uncut set from “I'm a Person” which includes 20 mins of unheard material, plus an additional 15 minutes of never released...

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Holiday Riffin' 2023 show art Holiday Riffin' 2023

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Kyle is joined by Keith Carey and Brandie Posey for a holiday hang out. They chat music, comedy, and life in general. Plus, Kyle does a bunch of voices.     Weekly Rad: Be the sub you want to see imploded in the world...   Check out Burnside playing video games at https://www.twitch.tv/stayindoorsburnside   Get Kyle Clark's I'm a Person: Director's Cut  You can go to www.kyleclarkcomed.bandcamp.com and pay what you want for the full uncut set from “I'm a Person” which includes 20 mins of unheard material, plus an additional 15 minutes of never released bonus live...

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This week Kyle, Matthew and Natalie dip their balls in it with Beowulf Jones (RISK! Podcast) and talk about the seminal '90s sketch show The State, which launched all of your favorite comedians. The State taught him how to think and got him out of some dark times. The gang discusses favorite sketches, the Halloween special, the brilliance of Role Models and how Paul Rudd is charming as fuck. Beowulf talks about working on Wainy Days and as a professional techie for State alumn like Kevin Allison. And they calculate the cost of $240 worth of pudding today with inflation. Also, Matt has fond memories of Forever 21. Will there be a Cake Like reunion? We're outta hereeee! 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.                                     

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Raddendums: The Sifl and Olly Show; Daria; Cake Like; You Wrote It, You Watch It; Writing Movies for Fun and Profit: How We Made a Billion Dollars at the Box Office and You Can, Too!; Stella; Cake Like; Viva Variety; Risk!; Wainy Days; Kevin Allison's WTF; They Came Together