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Music and Audio News

Radio Free Burrito #28: Felicia Day and the Guild

by Ken Newquist / June 18, 2010

Episode #28 of Wil Wheaton's Radio Free Burrito is dedicated almost entirely to an interview with Felicia Day about her web series The Guild (Wheaton appeared in Season 3 and will return in Season 4). They talk about their characters on the show, and offer some insights into the work that goes into producing it. Great for anyone who's a fan of The Guild or is interested in producing a web series of their own.

The Tome Podcast #121: Revenge of the Giants reviewed

by Ken Newquist / December 23, 2009

Cover: Against the Giants

My gaming group recently returned to D&D 4th Edition with a megashot of the Revenge of the Giants supermodule. I talk about our experiences with Wizards of the Coast's homage to the original 1st Edition Against the Giants tournament modules on Episode #121 of The Tome Podcast.

I'm joined by Quinn Murphy of the excellent At Will 4E blog and regular Tome host Jeff Greiner. Check out the podcast.

The Secret Lair: You’ve Got Your Fantasy in My Science Fiction!

by Ken Newquist / August 24, 2009

Episode 27 of The Secret Lair is online and features a discussion of the (unwanted?) intersections of fantasy and science fiction. It also has the audio version of my review of The Day After Ragnarok, a campaign setting for Savage Worlds that asks the questions "what if the Nazis had summoned the Midgard Serpent in the end days of WWII ...

Secret Lair #18 Dungeons & Dragons. Wait? What?

by Ken Newquist / December 15, 2008

Dungeons & Dragons 4th Edition and Star Wars: Saga Edition were the big topics of conversation on my third guest appearance on The Secret Lair podcast.  Hosts Kris Johnson and Chris Miller and I spent about a half hour talking about the latest iteration of the venerable fantasy RPG before launching into why my gaming group decided to ditch it in favor of Star Wars.

Secret Lair Podcast: The Sky People by S.M. Stirling

by Ken Newquist / November 26, 2008

Wish you had a new episode of Radio Active to listen to? Never fear, a new one is on the way, but in the mean time you can listen to Episode 17 of The Secret Lair podcast, in which I talk with hosts Chris Miller and Kris Johnson about S.M. Stirling's alternate history/modernized pulp novel The Sky People.