Our Weekend Reading series (brought to you by our Patreon backers) continues with a curated selection of fascinating articles—and a few other things—from around the Internet.   Jenny This week has been a little stressful for me due to some family obligations, but this little joke article from The Daily Bonnet […]

Weekend Reading – Revolution Number Nine


In the last session of the D&D game, Grant planted the seeds for us to confront Auntie Bloat. It’s been a long time coming and I’m sure Grant has an awesome fight planned. Unfortunately, I’m having a hard time just “going with it” because it seems on some level like […]

Justification for Violence



Our Weekend Reading series (brought to you by our Patreon backers) continues with a curated selection of fascinating articles—and a few other things—from around the Internet. (And we’ll surely stop naming these silly things eventually.)   Grant Since we talked about U2 with Rev. Derek White in this week’s episode […]

Weekend Reading – The Ocho


Download this episode (right click and save) The Rev. Derek White, longtime friend of the show and known to the Internet as “The Geekpreacher”, joins us once again to discuss spiritual warfare! After introducing Derek (and letting him plug GaryCon), we turn our attention to some important information about fake beards […]

Episode 110 – Spiritual Warfare (with Rev. Derek White)



Our Weekend Reading series (brought to you by our Patreon backers) continues with a curated selection of fascinating articles—and a few other things—from around the Internet.   Jenny Apparently, pilgrims were also graffiti artists. St. Peter’s Church in Sudbury, England found a medieval carving of a peacock beside the organ. […]

Weekend Reading – Internet Neighbors


I have an odd quirk as a gamer where fantasy is concerned. While I really enjoy traditional medieval/renaissance fantasy as a player, a reader, and even as a writer, when I GM, I prefer to throw a significant amount of extra technological “stuff” in. My most successful fantasy game drew […]

Everything but the Kitchen Sink



Our Weekend Reading series (brought to you by our Patreon backers) continues with a curated selection of fascinating articles—and a few other things—from around the Internet.   Grant It’s been making the rounds, but if you haven’t read the late Alex Tizon’s tremendously powerful article “My Family’s Slave” in The […]

Weekend Reading – Sextupled


If you come to Fear the Con X, there is a significant (we hope, at least) chance that you will see Jenny and me walking around with ABSURD fake beards on. We’re going to be participating in a convention-wide charity fundraiser for Pat Roper. Pat’s a great guy, and a […]

Of Beards and Fundraising



Download this episode (right click and save) We continue our discussion with Krissi Woodward about clothing and visual character descriptions! We pick back up with discussions of cultural and vocational costume, and move on to the effects of technology on what people wear and look like. We then spend a […]

Episode 109 – Visual Character Descriptions, Part 2 (with Krissi ...


Our Weekend Reading series continues with a curated selection of fascinating articles—and a few other things—from around the Internet.   Jenny There’s been a lot of talk in recent weeks about the benefits of gaming in relation to mental health. But something I’ve struggled with on occasion is how my […]

Weekend Reading – Clever Five Joke Goes Here



It’s that time again – finals week. As someone who made the (in retrospect, unwise) choice to enter the workforce after high school instead of going off to a four-year college, I’ve ironically been in school for most of my adult life, albeit part-time. I have an AAS in criminal […]

Continuing Education and Skill Maintenance


Our Weekend Reading series continues with a curated selection of fascinating articles—and a few other things—from around the Internet.   Grant Before I get to my recommendations proper, I want to re-up an article we shared out earlier this week from Kotaku: “Therapists Are Using Dungeons & Dragons To Get […]

Weekend Reading 4 – Fourthcoming Awesomeness