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Binary System Podcast #33 – WTNV #86 “Standing and Breathing”

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Binary System Podcast #33 – WTNV #86 “Standing and Breathing”

In this week’s Night Vale episode we got to see a lot more of these Strangers that aren’t doing much, except standing there…and breathing… andthensuddenlyappearingrightnexttoyouwithoutmoving YIPE!

After that we talked about what we’re catching up on (Daredevil, House of Cards, and Hannibal) and then drop all the spoilers on Crimson Peak because Elizabeth finally watched it and we had to talk about how amazingly pretty it is. And don’t worry, we don’t make one single mention of Tom Hiddleston’s butt. Except here. Sorry. (Not sorry.)

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Binary System Podcast #30 – Alice Isn’t Dead #2 “Alice”

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Binary System Podcast #30 – Alice Isn’t Dead #2 “Alice”

On the latest episode of “Alice Isn’t Dead”, things are getting creepier for our narrator (who’s name we still don’t know), and we learn a few more pieces of important information about her (other than minor details, like, y’know, her name).

We also do a very quick WonderCon review, geek out over the fight scenes in Daredevil and (spoilers) talk about the second-to-last episode of the season for The Walking Dead. And how we TOTALLY DO NOT CARE who they kill off. Nope. Not a bit. Scuse us, we’re going to go hide under the bed now….

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Binary System Podcast #29 – WTNV Episode #84 “Past Time”

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Binary System Podcast #29 – WTNV Episode #84 “Past Time”

Springtime! The days are getting longer, the weather’s getting warmer, and everyone’s flocking to the Little League tryouts. At the Haunted Baseball Field. With a youth coach who died at least a century ago and who talks like Dracula. Play ball!

Listen in as the twins recap Welcome To Night Vale episode 84: Past Time, and then give a (spoiler-free) look at the first couple episodes of the new season of Daredevil, speculate some more on The Walking Dead‘s upcoming bloodbath, and explain why iZombie is not as bad as you think.

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Binary System Podcast #28 – Recapping “Alice Isn’t Dead: The Omelet”

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Binary System Podcast #28 – Recapping “Alice Isn’t Dead: The Omelet”

Joseph Fink of Welcome To Night Vale has started a new podcast (no he hasn’t quit the old one, the man apparently doesn’t sleep) so of course the twins had to recap it. Listen in as they break down the first episode of Alice Isn’t Dead. And then they speculate all over the place about the upcoming season finale of The Walking Dead, because why not.

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Binary System Podcast #27 – WTNV Episode #83 “One Normal Town”

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Binary System Podcast #27 – WTNV Episode #83 “One Normal Town”

Dude! Did you hear the news? Desert Bluffs is no more! I don’t even know how to process this information, I think I need to lie down…

When we’ve recovered, this week the twins recap the latest developments in Night Vale. We also talk about Kathryn’s trip to Hawk Manor Falconry (so fun!), the new podcast “Alice Isn’t Dead” by the Night Vale creative team (so intriguing!), and Elizabeth’s thoughts on finally finishing the entire first season of “Jessica Jones” (AAAAAAAAAA!)

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Binary System Podcast #25 – WTNV #82 “Skating Rink”

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Binary System Podcast #25 – WTNV #82 “Skating Rink”

What do horrifying growls, unexplained power-outages, and two collections of indescribable figures coming together mean? Why it must be the grand opening of the new Skating Rink at the Desert Flower Bowling Alley and Arcade Fun Complex! And it’s adorable. 

There’s also some discussion of the new Lucifer show, Jessica Jones, the return of The Walking Dead, and the continuing Pixelated Geek coverage of the Academy Awards.

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Binary System Podcast #24 – WTNV Episode #81 “After 3327”

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Binary System Podcast #24 – WTNV Episode #81 “After 3327”

There’s a really interesting lecture going on at Night Vale’s Museum of Forbidden Technologies (which Elizabeth and Kathryn will now refer to as “MOFT”, because we’re easy to amuse.) Unfortunately the lecturer has removed his burlap sack and disabled the white noise generator, so museum patrons can actually hear the forbidden technologies he’s talking about. That’s…not good.

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The Best Books of 2015

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The Best Books of 2015

Whelp, it’s that time of year again. Time to look back on fifty-two weeks of book reviews and decide which ones were our favorites. Not gonna lie here, this was a tough decision. Even when ruling out anything that was published before 2015, there were still more than a dozen books that fell into the “best” category, and picking just three apiece feels unfair to the ones that didn’t make it into the top three. The solution? A ton of honorable mentions and, wherever possible, cheat.

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Binary System Podcast #20 – WTNV Episode 80: A New Sheriff In Town

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Binary System Podcast #20 – WTNV Episode 80: A New Sheriff In Town

Happy Christmas Eve, y’all! Don’t forget to say Merry Christmas to the government agents running 24-hour surveillance on your business and home. (But avoid saying their name out loud when you’re on the radio. That’s just rude. Jeez, Cecil, were you raised in a barn?)

Join the twins for the last podcast of the year as we recap Welcome To Night Vale Episode #80, where we get to know the new sheriff (he likes interpretive dance), find out more about the trial of the century (Hiram McDaniel’s Violet head will be the key witness against the other four), and hear the proposal to tag all Desert Bluffs visitors so we’ll know who in our community are the unwelcome ones. That’s…not good.

There’s also a little more discussion about Star Wars. Which comes as a surprise to no one.

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