We here at the podcast are bereaved at the death of our friend and long-time co-host Gary. His last wish was to let you all know about the great deals on website hosting you can find at squarespace.com.
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Would Anyone Be Interested in a Kingkiller Chronicle Podcast
I have been looking around and hard to find anything recent on a Kingkiller Chronicle Podcast. In a show of hands would anyone have any interest in listening or being apart of a KKC podcast. The focus would be breaking a few chapters each episode and discuss those set number of the chapter. Later on, episodes could focus on certain characters or places or speculate on the future and cover any news. I would love to see if anyone would be interested either listening or if they want to be apart of one.
Here’s a question from Drew Davenport: Last week during the video game co-host question, you mentioned that Waluigi has never had his own game. What would that game look like and what would its charming title be?
Are you a fan of podcasts or web series? Then your help is needed.
This series is called The Wayward Guide for the Untrained Eye and is from the he brilliant minds of @tincanbros but it is in need of funding on @kickstarter
Wayward Guide is an amazing web series with an action packed plot and interesting characters. Artemis, a pod cast host, is looking for an escape from the fluff pieces the APN always give her to cover but soon her and her twin brother/producer/co-host are thrown into a story revolving around an old mining town. But not all is as it seems as they soon discover the town is run by werewolves. There is a promise of twists, decite, Badass Ladies and of course mystery because you never know who could be the werewolf and who could be innocent.
This series has 10 episodes and is accompanied by a series of 10 podcast episodes. So if you enjoy web series’ or if you love podcasts there is something for you. Plus the rewards are great, whether its a postcard, poster, tshirt or being in the cast there is something you can get to keep with you forever just through funding.
And that’s not all there’s a brilliant soundtrack from Chuck Criss (Computer Games) and an amazing cast of people. The series Stars Mary Kate Wiles as Artemis (The Lizzie Bennet Diaries, Poe Party) and Steve Zaragoza as Paul (Mostly Harmless).
Starring along side them are 2/3 of The Tin Can Brothers themselves, Joey Richter and Brian Rosenthal who you probably know from Team Starkid Productions such as AVPM. A number of other Starkids such as Dylan Saunders, Nick Lang and Corey Dorris are also joining the cast. As well as that some of the other Poe Party crew are starring such as Sinead Persaud, Sean Persaud, Ashley Clements, Clayton Snyderand Tara Perry.Jon Cozart (Paint), Titus Makin (glee), Gabe Greenspan (Solve it Squad returns) and Joanna Sotomura (video game highschool) also add their magic to the cast.
Oh and there’s Sean Astin playing the head of the APN who’s in this thing you may or may not know, Lord of the Rings ????
But most importantly we really need to get this funded otherwise the series won’t be made and we will miss out on this amazing plot and cast and the great idea of an accompanying podcast series. So please even if it’s just $1 donate so we can finally get this project funded. 🐺🌕
Though we’ve already seen Daveed Diggs on both ABC’s black-ish and Netflix’s Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt since he left Broadway’s Hamilton last year, the first project he filmed after leaving was actually Wonder, the adaptation of R.J. Palacio’s best-selling book.
And, just like with his dual roles in Hamilton, which Diggs scored without an audition (he was in a freestyle rap group with Hamilton director Tommy Kail and a little nobody named Lin-Manuel Miranda), Diggs also got the part of Wonder in a slightly unconventional way. “There was no time for me to tape or audition or anything — they needed to cast the thing!” he recalls. So, on a bright, sunny day in the summer of 2016, during his last week on Broadway, Diggs took a Skype call with Wonder director Stephen Chbosky from the roof of the Richard Rodgers theater.
“We had this great conversation, and they decided they would cast me,” Diggs explains. “I had read the screenplay, and it was great. It was so sweet but it wasn’t saccharine at all. It felt so good: The way the kids were written was so good, so honest. I was excited to be around it.”
What happened next was a whirlwind: He finished Hamilton on a Friday, took an early morning train to Washington, D.C. to co-host the Youth Speaks National Poetry Slam on Saturday, then hopped on a 5 a.m. flight to Vancouver to start shooting Wonder alongside such illustrious costars as Julia Roberts and Owen Wilson. “Then I’m on set the next with Jacob Tremblay, who’s like, Laurence Olivier in a 12-year-old’s body,” he laughs. “It’s crazy!”