MythSpoken Spoiler Special-Captain America II: The Winter Soldier

Who is the Winter Soldier?  The MythSpoken team tackles this mystery and others as they discuss the latest Marvel Cinematic release, Captain America II: The Winter Soldier.

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MythSpoken Gaming Special: Monsterhearts

The MythSpoken crew sits down this week and tries outMonsterhearts, the game that lets you tell stories about sexy monsters, teenage angst, personal horror, and secret love triangles. 

MythSpoken #39: The “Dead means Dead, unless you’re from Riverdale” Episode

The MythSpoken Crew is back and this week talk about Afterlife with Archie, Death in Comics, and the representation of female action heroes in advertising.

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Show Notes

Death & Return of Superman (Fan film by Max Landis)

Wonder Woman #323

Superman #331

Lanky Brunette with a Wicket Jaw

Marvel Promo Posters 

Filo Greek Taverna

Official Handbook of the Marvel Universe Book of the Dead 2004 


MythSpoken Special: Race In Gaming

Modern Myths caters to a broad swath of the Nerdo-American community, from kids who love My Little Pony to D&D, from Transformers to Settlers Of Catan, from Batman to Magic The Gathering.  What they all have in common is imagination, which is a universal human quality.  In this special podcast, staffer Michael Dow and some of his gamer friends talk about some of the barriers nerds of color encounter when they join the fun.

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MythSpoken #38: The “Can We Try That Again” Episode

The MythSpoken Crew is back! This week we speculate on the Big Two. DC is releasing 3 weekly series this year, is this the future of comics? Will the New52 end with issues #52? Marvel Now is All New Marvel Now! What does this mean for the old Marvel Now?

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MythSpoken Interview Special: Anne Thalheimer

Michael Dow sits down with Indie comic creator Anne Thalheimer to discuss her new graphic novel, What You Don’t Get. What You Don’t Get is an autobiographical look at life, death, and cats. 

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MythSpoken Podcast #36: The Red & Black Episode

The MythSpoken Crew is back after a holiday hiatus.  This week we talk the New 52, the upcoming crop of female starring comics and the birth of a new age of comics!

MythSpoken Gaming Special: Ribbon Drive (part 1 of 3)

The MythSpoken Crew recently sat down and played Ribbon Drive, a great mix tape themed indie RPG from Buried Without Ceremony.  Listen as we kick off our road trip with some songs from Mike G’s playlist!

All music is © their respective creators.

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MythSpoken #35: The “Reindeer Games” Episode

The MythSpoken Crew is back with a look at games this holiday season, the Mamaroneck store’s first year of operation, and handling political disputes among nerds.

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MythSpoken: The Holiday Wishes Episode

The MythSpoken Crew gathers round the fireplace to discuss what they would want for the holidays if they were suddenly in charge of DC Comics, Marvel, Warner Brothers, HBO, etc…

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MythSpoken #33: The Thanksgiving Episode

Mike, Ellie, and Barak give thanks this holiday week for their favorite comics, games, and TV/films of 2013.

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MythSpoken Gaming Special: Strat-O-Matic Baseball

We take you out to the ballpark as we give the classic baseball simulation game Strat-O-Matic a play-through!  Thrill to the 2012 Boston Red Sox taking on the 2006 Cleveland Indians!  The Northampton store is in the process of setting up a Strat-O-Matic Baseball League for the winter and is also now stocking both baseball and football versions of the classic Strat-O-Matic at a retail price of $19.99.

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MythSpoken Gaming Special: Monsterhearts Character Generation

The MythSpoken Crew sits down and explores the intricacies of the character generation system of Monsterhearts.

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MythSpoken Halloween Special: “The Found Footage” Episode

Mythspoken_Nerd Culture Podcast (1 of 1)

As the world recovers from the recent Zombie attacks, the MythSpoken Northampton Crew is still unaccounted for;  the only information we have to date is this mp3 file that has recently surfaced.

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MythSpoken #32: The “I Love That Guy!” Episode

The New York MythSpoken Crew is back and this week they talk Games Workshop, Fan Communities and how the industry affects them, and finally, how the closing of a game/comic shop can affect a fan community!

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Show Notes


MythSpoken Gaming Special: The Quiet Year

The MythSpoken Crew recently sat down to play The Quiet Year, the map making game from Joe Mcdaldno.

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MythSpoken Podcast #31: The Quick Episode

The MythSpoken Crew is back and this week we talk Agents of Shield, anti-heroes in comics, and non-canon homage comic stories!

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MythSpoken RPG Special #9: 13th Age Level 10 “Where do we go from here?”

The MythSpoken Crew is back for their final (for now) 13th Age Podcast.  We have leveled up to 10th and are now playing on the same playing field as the Icons.  Who lives?  Who dies?  Who betrays whom?  Find out now!

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(Due to some technical difficulties, play is joined in progress.  Our apologies!)


 

MythSpoken #30: The “Seth Trifecta” Episode

The Nerd Culture Podcast is back!  Topics this week include the Fall 2013 TV schedule, fans calling for the boycott of PAX, and Ben Affleck as Batman!

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MythSpoken Special: Superhero Reader Discussion w/ Charles Hatfield

Eisner Award winning author Charles Hatfield (Hand of Fire: The Comic Art of Jack Kirby) recently discussed his latest project, the Superhero Reader in the Mythos in Northampton.

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MythSpoken #29: The “They’re not dolls, they’re act…oh, yeah, those are dolls” Episode

Barak talks game theory and design, Mike discusses downloadable content for video games, and Ellie checks in about the Monster High and Bratzilla toy lines.

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MythSpoken Episode #28: The “That’s A Bloody Good Looking Arm” Podcast

The New York Crew is back for another podcast!  Jim talks about the comic book back issue market, Mike I (First Law of Mad Science) talks about indie comic market, and Shane discusses comic book body art.

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MythSpoken #27: “The Adam WarRock Podcast”

The MythSpoken Crew has another special guest this week-nerd-core rapper Adam WarRock!  After an interview with Adam, we all talk about Avengers 2: Age of Ultron, Superman vs. Batman, the introduction of established characters into a new universe, and Animal Planet. 

MythSpoken Podcast #26: “The Our Last Best Hope” episode

Jim is joined by Blair Hoplight and RPG designer Mark Diaz Truman (“Our Last Best Hope”, “The Play’s The Thing”) to talk about Pacific Rim, choosing the perfect game system and the Double Exposure family of conventions!

MythSpoken RPG Special #8: 13th Age Level 5, Part 2

The MythSpoken crew is back at the gaming table and trying to find out what caused the zombie infestation.  Will the Prince of Shadows thwart our valiant party?  Or will it be that shadow dragon that does us in?

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MythSpoken Special: Continuity, Reboots, and Retcons or “What the heck is Angela doing in my comic?”

The MythSpoken Crew sits down to discuss continuity in comics after recent events in the New52, Marvel Now!, and Age of Ultron.  Contains spoilers for Age of Ultron #10.

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MythSpoken RPG Special #7: 13th Age Part 3

The MythSpoken Adventuring Crew is back and we have leveled up to 5th level.  We set out and are waylaid by giant zombies, or was it zombie giants.  Whichever, listen in and see how we feel 13th Age handles leveling up!

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MythSpoken Podcast #25: The “Why Didn’t They Just Make It A Mini-Series” Episode

Mike, Barak, and Ellie are back with a regular bi-weekly episode.  This week the crew talks comics: Avengers Arena, and the upcoming Superman/Wonder Woman and Justice League 3000.

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MythSpoken Review Special: The Man of Steel

We recently checked out DC Comics/Warner Brothers ‘The Man of Steel’.  Find out if we liked it!  We stay spoiler-free until the 17:00 minute mark.

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Show Notes


MythSpoken RPG Special #6: The 13th Age Playtest, Part Two

The MythSpoken crew is back at the gaming table and we’re 2nd level!  Nothing will stop us now!  Except that dragon, or intra-party conflict, or something.  You can learn more about 13th Age at http://www.pelgranepress.com/?p=9764 and you can pre-order the game at Modern Myths!

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MythSpoken Podcast #24: The New (York) Crew Episode

The MythSpoken Crew is back!  Jim is upset about the recent cancellation of Marvel Heroic RPG, Blair discusses the New 52, and Shane talks his discovery of gaming!

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MythSpoken RPG Special #5: The 13th Age Playtest, Part One

The MythSpoken Crew sat down again to check out the upcoming 13th Age Role Playing Game!  Join us as we venture forth into the brave new world of the 13th Age.  

MythSpoken RPG Special #4: The 13th Age Character Generation Episode

The MythSpoken Crew sat down to check out the upcoming 13th Age Role Playing Game!  In this first Special, we discuss character generation as Ellie and Jen make two very different paladins.  We will be releasing a series of Specials over the next few weeks as we try the game out at levels 1, 2, 5, and finally 10.

MythSpoken Review Special: Iron Man 3

The MythSpoken Crew checked out Iron Man 3 this past weekend and then sat down to discuss the film.  We stay spoiler-free until the 14:30 mark.  Chime in below and let us know what you thought of the movie!

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MythSpoken Special: “Nerd Culture & Race” Part Two

The MythSpoken Crew sits down and talks about Race and its impact in Nerd Culture.  This is part two of a two part special.  Jim, Janra, and Mendes tackle comics in Part Two.

MythSpoken #23: “The Crotch Arrow” Episode

This week, the MythSpoken crew talks Costume Redesigns, the new DC video game Injustice, and gaming with the kids.

MythSpoken Special: “Nerd Culture And Race” Part One

The MythSpoken Crew sits down and talks about Race and its impact in Nerd Culture.  This is part one of a two part special.  Jim, Janra, and Mendes tackle comics in Part One.

MythSpoken: The ‘Patriot’s Day Special’

To celebrate Patriot’s Day, we sat down with two creators whose love of the Revolutionary War period really shines through in their work.  First, we talk with Richard Iorio, the co-creator of the supernatural, historical role playing game Colonial Gothic.  Then, we chat with Seamus Heffernan, the creator of the Xeric Award winning comic Freedom! #1.

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MythSpoken #21: The ‘Who Stole My Boots?’ Episode
The MythSpoken Crew is back and talking video games and comics!  Barak tackles the thorny issue of how Wolverine can appear in hundreds of issues each month; Ellie talks about the creator exodus at DC Comics and Mike espouses the virtues of ruling the world (virtually).
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MythSpoken Special: Robin R.I.P

The MythSpoken crew gets together to mourn (not really) the death of Damian Wayne and discuss the past, present and future of the Robin franchise.

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MythSpoken Special RPG Podcast #3: The D&D Next Beta “Holy Playtest Podcast!”

With a new batch of playtest materials from Wizards of the Coast, we sat down and took the cleric class for a spin!  Utilizing the different builds of the new cleric, we designed a party of all clerics!  How’d we do?  Find out as the Interfaith Ministry descends into the Malign Ravine!  Apologies in advance for some minor editting glitches.  Special thanks to Barak Blackburn, Joe Lastowski and Tim Shields!

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MythSpoken #20: The Pastiche Episode

The MythSpoken crew discusses Image Comics’ Extreme Studios re-boot, Gail Simone’s firing and re-hiring from Batgirl, and the backlash against geek culture in the wake of the recent shootings in Aurora and Newtown.

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MythSpoken #19: Auld Lang Syne Episode

The MythSpoken team takes a look back at their favorite moments of 2012 and talk about the things they are most excited about in 2013!

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Mike’s Show Notes

Jim’s Show Notes

Ellie’s Show Notes


MythSpoken #18: “The Christmas Love-In” Episode

The MythSpoken team talks about Mary Sue and why she’s bad for feminism, Santa and who he’s been hanging out with in the world of comics, and finally about Image Comics’ recent decision to not re-print Saga #7.

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MythSpoken Episode #17: “The This Means War Podcast”

The MythSpoken Crew talks gendering in toys, the Disneyification of Star Wars and Edition Wars!

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MythSpoken Episode #16: The “He Did Not Just Say That” Podcast
This week the MythSpoken Crew talks about Marvel Now!, the double standard of being a geek girl and the culture of game testing and Metatopia.  Shortly after we recorded, the news about Tony Harris’ Facebook posting about female cos-players (see below) broke and  we went back so Ellie could record a response.
 

MythSpoken Interview Special: Evan Torner & The Pioneer Valley Gaming Colloquium 

The MythSpoken Crew sits down and interviews Evan Torner, contributor and co-editor of Immersive Gameplay and an organizer of the First Pioneer Valley Gaming Colloquium   Find out about the great events planned and a look at the genesis of the book.

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MythSpoken Episode #15: The “We Love New York (Comic Con)” Podcast

MythSpoken Episode 14: The ‘The Once & Future’ Podcast

To celebrate Modern Myths’ 10th Anniversary, Ellie, Jim and Mike hop in the MythSpoken Time Machine and take a look at the comic & game industries ten years ago, today and ten years from now.

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MythSpoken Special RPG Podcast #2: The D&D Next Beta “Into the Caves of Chaos!”

The MythSpoken crew gathered up a group of fantasy role-playing game veterans to take a look at the new D&D Next Beta rules!  In this week’s instalment, we venture into the Caves of Chaos! Interested in D&D Next?  Make sure you check out these Special RPG Podcasts!  Special thanks to Tim Shields, Joe Lastowski and Barak Blackburn.

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If you have questions, comments or show suggestions, e-mail podcast@modern-myths.com or call the MythSpoken hotline at 781-81-MYTHS.


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