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Episode 93: On Stage Now – GaMetal

It’s that time of the month for another special episode of “On Stage Now”. This month’s feature musician is Jonny Atma (aka GaMetal), a multi-instrumentalist with an itch to rock your ears out to his remixes of video game music. With 10+ years of music and averaging 3 tracks a day on his YouTube channel, […]

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Episode 92: The (Fearful) Return of the 13th

Oh no! It’s the 13th of Friday this month! Quick, take out the horseshoes and four-leaf clovers. Walk around those ladders and watch out for those cracks on the sidewalk! Unless you’re a paraskevidekatriaphile (an admirer of Friday the 13th) like me. Yes, it’s the second Friday the 13th (first one was back in January […]

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Episode 91: Getting Cozy for Fall

Autumn has arrived. Well, it arrived a couple of weeks ago, The daylight hours are becoming shorter and the weather is turning colder. Such changes may put some of us in the mood to lie down in our bed or couch and nestle into our pillows while reading our favorite book or playing our favorite […]

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Episode 90: A Cup of Brew (National Coffee Day)

Coffee: one of the three most popular beverages in the world, according to Britannica.com. Light or dark, with or without cream, it can be enjoyed hot or iced, in a take-out cup or your favorite insulated tumbler. It’s been studied and shown to boost energy, support brain and heart health, and increase longevity. While Arabica […]

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Episode 89: On Stage Now – Sleeping Forest

It’s time for another monthly episode of “On Stage Now”, featuring Sleeping Forest. Sleeping Forest was discovered while doing an episode about Mental Health Awareness Month. The track was “The Days When My Mother Was There”, a cover from Persona 5. I was immediately attracted to it and has become a personal favorite track of […]

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Episode 88: I’m Batman (Batman Day)

The Caped Crusader. The World’s Greatest Detective. The Gotham Guardian. The Dark Knight. Bats. He’s known by many names, but everyone knows him as Batman. Bruce Wayne takes on this identity to solve the city’s mysteries and deal with its denizens of criminals and underground organizations. Thanks to his many vehicles and arsenal, Batman is […]

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Episode 87: Let’s Talk at Anime Impulse

Time to leave my desk and head out to another public venue in Anaheim, CA, called Anime Impulse. This venue travels along California and in Arizona, with a host of vendors both small and large. Some of these vendors, especially at the Artist Alley, may be local to the area where it appears. It also […]

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Episode 86: Balloons Galore!

Every year, we all get older, wiser, and more experienced. It then becomes a choice of celebrating or dreading that time we birthed into the world. This weekend, I’ll be turning another year older and have decided to celebrate with this week’s episode about balloons. Yes, those rubbery, stretchy bags of air that float above […]

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Episode 85: Goldeneye 007

August 24, 1997, North America… Nintendo released a licensed title called “Goldeneye 007” for the Nintendo 64 console. It was based on the movie of the same name, released two year earlier, following the exploits of James Bond (at the time played by Pierce Brosnan). The game was a first-person shooter, which was impressive at […]