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61 – Dungeons & Dragons (2000) w. Brayden Scobie

D&D aficionado Brayden Scobie is here to discuss another vital element of this fantasy universe: the godawful 2000 film Dungeons & Dragons.

We watched the movie and we’re going to talk about it. So you don’t have to. It’s rough, baffling, and not really even worth it for the memes. But it WAS worth it for our spectacular attempt at making sense of this movie.

If you’d like to hear more from Brayden make sure to listen to the The Dork-Bajir Chronicles podcast, you can see his beautiful face on Tomes & Tombs, or visit him in the real world at Hexagon Cafe for some IRL DM’ing.

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Music credits:
Intro sample: “March of the Spoons” Kevin MacLeod (incompetech.com)
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Outro sample: “Port Horizon” Kevin MacLeod (incompetech.com)
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29 – Attack of the Killer Tomatoes (1978)

It’s October, so we’re doing spooky food movies, starting with the classic Attack of the Killer Tomatoes (1978).

Sophie & Mitch talk all about the highs and lows of this movie, the baffling logic of how these tomatoes function, as well as level of zaniness this film reaches at points. So travel with us as we try to explain what, why, and how these killer tomatoes attack.

Make sure to follow us on Twitter, Instagram, and Facebook to keep up with news, to join the discussion about food, and to check out all of our personal recipes – or to check out Sophie’s Killer Bruschetta recipe.

Music Credits:
“Carpe Diem” Kevin MacLeod (incompetech.com)
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28 – Iceland Gastrotourism

Sophie and Mitch went to Iceland and ate food; now they’re gonna talk about it.

We travelled across the world just to try different foods, so join us as we recount our mouths’ journey to Reykjavik and beyond! We talk about our different experiences at restaurants around the city; we talk about the intertwining of travel & eating; from protein-rich yogurt to British-style fish & chips to cheese pizzas & wieners, we’ve got it covered. We also talk about how Mitch ate the fermented (re: rotten) shark. We chat about all this and so much more!

If you want to hear the other non-food half of our vacation story, mosey over to Mitch’s podcast: WenghTalk Radio.

Make sure to follow us on TwitterInstagram, and Facebook to keep up with news, to join the discussion about food, and to check out all of our personal recipes – or our recommendation to go out and get some Icelandic yogurt Skyr!

Music Credits:
“Carpe Diem” Kevin MacLeod (incompetech.com)
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27 – Good Mythical Morning

We’ve been binging the YouTube channel Good Mythical Morning, so let’s talk about that.

Two cute Southern boys Rhett & Link have a ‘morning show’ that focuses mainly on them trying weird foods, playing food games/challenges, and trying to guess what’s being put into their mouths whilst blindfolded. Sophie & Mitch talk about what makes this channel so incredibly watchable and how they think they’d do with some of these inventive food challenges.

Make sure to follow us on TwitterInstagram, and Facebook to keep up with news, to join the discussion about food, and to check out all of our personal recipes – like Mitch’s Big Mac Sauce (from Fox Valley Foodie).

Music Credits:
“Carpe Diem” Kevin MacLeod (incompetech.com)
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26 – Chef’s Table: Dan Barber

Sophie brings the heat as she, and Mitch, delve into what’s so infuriating about Dan Barber, the focus of Chef’s Table Vol.1 Ep.2.

We discuss the contradicting dichotomy of being abusive – yet focused on sustainability, we talk about what it means to be a truly model modern chef, and we break down the vagueness of American cuisine.

Make sure to follow us on TwitterInstagram, and Facebook to keep up with news, to join the discussion about food, and to check out all of our personal recipes – like Sophie’s Spiced Zucchini Bread

Music Credits:
“Carpe Diem” Kevin MacLeod (incompetech.com)
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25 – Zumbo’s Just Desserts p.2

This is the second episode for the one that started it all! Sophie & Mitch continue into season 1 of Zumbo’s Just Desserts!

We go over our thoughts on the second half of season one: the newer focus on detail, the increased difficulty, and how likely it is that Ali’s going to murder everyone in the studio! We also discuss what we would have done for each challenge & what we think about a season two.

Make sure to follow us on TwitterInstagram, and Facebook to keep up with news, to join the discussion about food, and to check out all of our personal recipes – including Sophie’s Vanilla Mousse!

Music Credits:
“Carpe Diem” Kevin MacLeod (incompetech.com)
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24 – Zumbo’s Just Desserts p.1

This is the one that started it all! Sophie & Mitch break open season 1 of the 2016 Netflix series Zumbo’s Just Desserts!

We go over our thoughts on the first half of season one: the characters, the format, the quirky editing, and so much more! We pitch our Sweet Sensations to various degrees of success! We also make our predictions for the second half of the season & who will go home with the win!

Make sure to follow us on TwitterInstagram, and Facebook to keep up with news, to join the discussion about food, and to check out all of our personal recipes – including Sophie’s Passion Fruit Mojitos!

Music Credits:
“Carpe Diem” Kevin MacLeod (incompetech.com)
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23 – Like Water for Chocolate (1992)

Thanks to our listeners for suggesting the 1992 Mexican film Como Agua Para Chocolate, or as we’ll be referring to it, Like Water for Chocolate.

In this episode we’ll be talking about the differences between breasts & boobies, food idioms, and all the ways in which a traditional family drama can be heightened – so much – with just a little bit of magical food (and probably some witches).

Make sure to follow us on TwitterInstagram, and Facebook to keep up with news, to join the discussion about food, and to check out all of our personal recipes – like Mitch’s Onion Jam!

Music Credits:
“Carpe Diem” Kevin MacLeod (incompetech.com)
Licensed under Creative Commons: By Attribution 3.0 License
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Blade Trinity 2004

Mitch Dexter joins me in the basement to round out the Blade trilogy where we discuss if vampires sweat, how this movie is both a crappier version of Deadpool and a similar level of good (as to say not) as X-Men Apocalypse and we also discuss both of his podcasts! ( Wenghtalk Radio and We Watch Food, both on Collective Legacy) All that and more this week on 2 Nerds in a Basement!