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This Is Rad!

Release Date: 01/13/2021

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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EPCOT show art EPCOT

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This week, we welcome back the always wonderful Joe Kaye to chat about Walt Disney's Experimental Prototype City of Tomorrow, or EPCOT. Matthew Burnside is on assignment so we are also joined by the also always wonderful Laura Knight. So you got three Disney park nerds talking about possibly the nerdist of all Disney parks. Instead of a history of EPCOT, we opt to explore what makes EPCOT unique and special. From making learning fun to being a gateway for expanding your pallet, to the raging debate about integrating IP into the park, we celebrate a park where idiosyncrasies and outside the box...

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Rogue-Like Games show art Rogue-Like Games

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This week Kyle and Matt welcome back comedian and Warhammer folklorist Dave Apkarian for a chat about the randomly generated and perma-death filled world of rogue-like games. Kyle learns what rogue-lite means. The bring up some of their favorites and what makes them good. They also chat about the current state of the video game industry and entertainment as a whole, podcasting, being a part of the first generation of mainstream lifelong gamers, and the effect of covid on the future of stand up comedy.   Weekly Rads: Kyle - Chopped (show) and Double Dare (show) Matthew - Man-Eater (video...

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Listener Questions #11 (January 2021) show art Listener Questions #11 (January 2021)

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Kyle and Matthew dip in to the TIR Mailbag for another round of listener questions.   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   Also! Laura started an online store for her art! Go buy all of her stuff!!!   Follow us on social media or whatever! Twitter: @ThisIsRadPod @kyleclarkisrad @MatthewBurnside @LMKnightArt Instagram:...

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Ghost Adventures show art Ghost Adventures

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This week Kyle and Matthew welcome back Rosalie Atkinson to the show. While Rosalie is a near endless font of musical knowledge, she changed it up on us for this episode and decided to talk about the bro-sploitation television empire that is Ghost Adventures. We explore both what is compelling and what is hilarious about the show. Plus, we go deep on the Las Vegas attraction Zac Baggins Haunted Museum. We also learn Rosalie is even more afraid of ghosts than Kyle and she shares with us her own experience with a ghost.   Also: Near the end of the episode it is reveals that Kyle will be in...

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Disney Afternoon show art Disney Afternoon

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This week Kyle and Matthew welcome nerdmelt family member Lynnette Joy Housky for a chat about Disney's 90's afternoon cartoon line up Disney Afternoon. What they find is that Disney Afternoon is more of a state of mind that a cannon list of shows. But we do talk about Darkwing Duck and Tailspin and Ducktales for a while. So grab an after school snack and hang out.   Weekly Rads: Kyle - Batman Beyond (show) Matthew - VFW (movie) Lynette - Office Ladies (podcast)   Go to and use the promo code RAD to get 20% off your first order! Go to  and subscribe to send in questions...

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Listener Questions #10 December 2020 show art Listener Questions #10 December 2020

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Kyle and Matthew answer your December 2020 listener questions!   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   Also! Laura started an online store for her art! Go buy all of her stuff!!!   Follow us on social media or whatever! Twitter: @ThisIsRadPod @kyleclarkisrad @MatthewBurnside @LMKnightArt Instagram: @thisisradpodcast Tumblr:...

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This week the one and only Laura Knight returns to guest co-host because Matthew lost his voice screaming at the Cleveland Browns. But Matthew could not have had better timing because this week Rad welcomes longtime friend to the show Richard Eden for his first ever solo appearances. What subject could these two titians of Rad combine their knowledge for? This episode is one of the rare treats were we have two talented experts chat about their jobs as graphic designers. In the past year as Kyle's been studying visual art, he's learned graphic design is a thing. So take a seat next to Kyle as he uses this opportunity to learn about graphic design from two talented designers. But don't worry, just because this episode has some educational value, don't think we don't go off the rails a few times to side tangent about Supernatural, Canada, and any number of other topics. As Kyle says at the beginning of the ep, this one is a real humdinger.

Richard has been kind enough to produce a reference list for this episode

REFERENCES

Graphic design software: 

Adobe

Canva

CorelDraw

Free Tools:

Colorspace

Flaticon

Freepik

Losttype

Iconsplace

Paid Resource: 

Envato Elements 

Pose

Inspiration:

https://dribbble.com

Instagram

  #motelkey

  #signhunter

  #matchboxdesign

  #bookdesign

Pinterest

https://fontsinuse.com 

https://www.thebestdesigns.com

Favorite Graphic Designers:

Murmur

Leta Sobierajski

Art GD

Stefan Sagmeister

Steve Harrington

Typography

Lauren Hom

Illustration

Dana Tanamachi

Favourite Graphic Design Books:

Know Your Onions (basic reference book)

Taschen History of Graphic Design VOL 1-2

 

Weekly Rads:

 

Kyle – THIS IS RAD HAS A PO BOX!!!! This is not a drill, you can now send stuff to us after an almost three year hiatus. If you'd like to send us something send it to:

This Is Rad! (or Kyle Clark)

2470 Sterns St. #198

Simi Valley, CA 93063

 

Laura – Two great webcomics: Barbarous by Yuko Ota & Ananth Hirsh (webcomic) and Brainchild by Suzanne Geary (webcomic) also Bridgerton (netflix show) plus Folklore by Taylor swift (album)

 

Richard – Zoom q2n (video camera)

 

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!

 

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Also! Check out march for Kyle's record label Radland Records https://www.teepublic.com/t-shirt/4109261-radland-logo 

Also! Laura started an online store for her art! Go buy all of her stuff!!!https://www.teepublic.com/stores/lmknight?utm_campaign=8178&utm_medium=affiliate&utm_source=lmknight

 

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