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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.

Aug 17, 2014

We discuss what Otakon did right and wrong for the 2014 convention. Despite the move planned in just a couple of years, Otakon isn't lying down on the job while still in Baltimore. There were many improvements this year but of course nothing always goes 100% right at any con.

And now your helpful bartenders at The...

Aug 4, 2014

It is that time, chaps! Time to get hype for the biggest anime blowout on the East Coast! All the guests, music, and fans you can handle. There isn’t much to be said about the road to Otakon that we haven’t already said before. Hope to see you there!

We got panels, be sure to attend!

New Anime for Older Fans-...

Aug 4, 2014

First impressions of Barakamon from Kinema Citrus. It is streaming on Hulu and Funimation.

The premise of these reviews is simple: watch the first episode of a new anime series and then immediately sit down to record a review mini-podcast. The reviews are five- to ten-minutes long and entirely off the cuff. As always we...