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T.J. Maxx

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Release Date: 04/14/2021

Video Game  Music show art Video Game Music

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This week on the show musician Grant Bubar drops in for a last minute episode. The boys talk video games music. Interestingly then tend to focus on the games from their youth so we get a lot of playstation era conversation. This is FAR from the last episode we will do on this topic so fret not that we didn't talk about the Chrono Trigger score. We'll get there one day. In the mean time, this ep has a lot of fun tangents including Grant chatting a bit about his band Sad Park and their recent signing to Lauren Records.   Announcement! As of today Tales from an Analog Future issue 1 is...

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3D Mario Games show art 3D Mario Games

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This week Kyle and Matthew welcome one of Matt's longtime friend and hilarious comedian Grant Pardee to the show to chat about adventures in the Mushroom Kingdom. The Mario franchise could have like twenty episodes about it, so in this episode we are focusing on Grant's love of the 3D Mario games. For the uninitiated, there are several types of games featuring Nintendo's main man. Classic 2D, New 2D that is kinda 3D, humorous RPGs, and many more. We explore the evolution from Mario World for the SNES to the groundbreaking Super Mario 64. Plus, Grant has a hot take on Mario Sunshine. It's also...

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Listener Questions #14 (April 2021) show art Listener Questions #14 (April 2021)

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Kyle and Matthew answer your listener questions fro April 2021. Plenty of recommendations for comics, books, and roadside attractions. Plus, scientific weed talk and a review of the new Mortal Kombat movie... 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...

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Old Time Radio show art Old Time Radio

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This week Kyle and Matthew welcome comedian Quincy Johnson II for a conversation about old timey radio... but also a lot of other stuff. Quincy is a fantastic comedian and he was on the last live comedy show Kyle was on last year. Getting back together they get off on some wild tangents as they go along including Godzilla vs Kong, antiquated weed humor, and America's love affair with Stone Cold Steve Austin. Come for the chat about how early radio broadcasting developed most of the language we still use for modern American media. Stay for the good hang.   Weekly Rad: Kyle - Farscape...

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This week Kyle and Matthew are joined by comedian Annie Lockwood for a chat about the the best named discount store in the world T.J. Maxx. Annie shares her almost zen-like enjoyment of going through the racks looking for gold. She has some amazing stories about some of her finds, and shares with us some of her tips and tricks for you to try on your own ventures to the land of discount. Plus, we chat about some weird Wii games and Kyle and Matt learn about cosmetic calculators. A fun and educational episode!   Kyle - Ben and Jerry’s Punch Line (ice cream) Burnside - Creepshow (series,...

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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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This week Kyle and Matthew are joined by comedian Annie Lockwood for a chat about the the best named discount store in the world T.J. Maxx. Annie shares her almost zen-like enjoyment of going through the racks looking for gold. She has some amazing stories about some of her finds, and shares with us some of her tips and tricks for you to try on your own ventures to the land of discount. Plus, we chat about some weird Wii games and Kyle and Matt learn about cosmetic calculators. A fun and educational episode!

 

Kyle - Ben and Jerry’s Punch Line (ice cream)

Burnside - Creepshow (series, on shudder)

Annie - January Man + How Did This Get Made (bad movie + podcast)

 

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