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The Crapshoot
with Josh Millard and Jesse Holden
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We welcome one-time pinch-hitter co-host Jessamyn West back for a strange format-breaking mash-up episode. Scramble to keep the conversational branches straight in your Mind Tree as we blur the lines between podcast and mixtape, featuring such…

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Josh Boykin of Intelligame.us and fellow Outpost cohabitant bikes on over to the Crapshoot basement for a spirited chat about video games and tangentially related topics (including shitheadconomics, Maslow’s hierarchy of problems, government cheese,…

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We’re thrilled to welcome Brad back to the show for a deep dive on Stardew Valley. On the way, we also touch on Moshow the Cat Rapper, Stovokor, Axl Rose, Bee and Puppycat, Kickstarter entitlement syndrome, Undertale disruption, Josh’s impending spin-off…

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Punctuality, nicknames, buying beer, parking lot favors, panhandling strategy, falling off the wagon, carbs, ghee, legalizing weed, MMOs, the metafilter gopher server (Jesse’s memory was right!) and the brand-new XOXO Outpost creative space. Our…

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Topics today include Jesse’s guest spot on the Metafilter Podcast, non-alcoholic beer, meager money management skills, Star Wars Merchandising, the Cereal King, wasting a melody, “padcasts,” show etiquette, Lost, and Skinner boxes. Video games we talk…

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Another episode recorded next to a loud furnace, this time you can find us hollering about hug dynamics, vocal fry, bad recording technique, the “that’s my new band name” joke, statistically unlikely colocations, Hawaiian vacation, solemnizing weddings, a…

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Josh forgets his sister’s birthday, but GJ comes from nowhere to save the show when he’s spontaneously summoned to regale us with stories of undertaking, including how to ignobly bury a horse while the owner isn’t watching. We again manage to hold off…

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If you can’t get enough of Josh, Jesse, and Yakov, then here’s some good news for you: the previously-alluded-to Hardware episode of We Have Such Films… is up. A fun-if-terribly-flawed movie, it made ideal fodder for the show. Give it a listen!

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We open a wormhole between The Crapshoot and We Have Such Films to Show You, stealing Pastor Yakov to talk about lightsabers, rats, New York and Russia, snowclones, Twitter bots, loanwords, the complicated Tengen / Atari / Nintendo relationship, Russian…

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Josh returns from distant North Albertsons for our basement reunion episode, and we settle gradually into our normal, ridiculous routine. Topics include XOXO 2015, whether the ears are a part of the face, salt lakes, the gentle difference between flippies…
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