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The Reverse Thieves look at so much anime and manga that it can’t be contained within a single podcast. Join Kate and Alain as they discuss everything from what they just watched to what is going on in fandom.

SWAT (Seasonal Watching Anime Taskforce) Reviews: A look at the first episode of the best (and sometimes worst) anime of the new season.

Case Closed Reviews: A final wrap-up of the anime we finished this season. Did they knock it out of the park or crash and burn?

The Speakeasy: What we've been watching, reading, and playing, plus a look into the news from the last month.

Rewatch Podcasts: We go back and watch a classic show to see if it lives up to our memories.

Nov 23, 2011

The pacing is off. The characters never grow. The story is derivative. These are all common complaints thrown around about shows. Sometimes they are right  on the money but other times you wonder if people have seen the same show as you. This month we look at the art of storytelling. What makes a good story and how can you examine a story in a way that maximizes the depth of reading without sacrificing your enjoyment of the material.

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And now your helpful bartenders at The Speakeasy present your drink:

Royal Shakespeare

0.5 oz  Butterscotch Schnapps
1.0 oz  Irish Cream
0.5 oz  Jack Daniels

In a shot glass pour the Butterscotch Schnapps and Jack. Float the Bailey’s Irish Cream on top, or just mix it all together.