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Join Kate and Alain as they discuss everything from what they just watched to what is going on in fandom.

The Speakeasy: The main podcast where we discuss what we’ve been watching, reading, and playing, plus occasional other topics.

Nov 24, 2021

The pre-Thanksgiving convention returns to NYC! We discuss crowds, artist alley, and returning to the semi-normal con experience.

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Oct 27, 2021

The Fall 2021 anime reason is upon us! But unlike other seasons, this one is a little spread out in terms of release dates so expect to hear more about the fall in November and December episodes as well. For this month's podcast we take a look at:

  • Tesla Note
  • The Night Beyond the Tricornered Window
  • Blue Period
  • Takt Op...


Sep 18, 2021

Al talks about the fan reaction to the Tsukihime remake and we discuss Megalobox S2 and the first Princess Principal movie. Then we say "goodbye" to Evangelion with the release of the 3.0+1.0 film.

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Aug 25, 2021

The con of cons is back! Long may she reign!

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Jul 24, 2021

We discuss the new shows of the 2021 summer season:

  • The Detective is Already Dead
  • Getter Robo Arc
  • D_CIDE TRAUMEREI
  • Peach Boy Riverside
  • Sonny Boy
  • The Aquatope on White Sand
  • Kageki Shojo!!

Plus:

  • Heaven's Feel 3: Spring Song
  • Demon Slayer: Mugen Train