Linda and Rey talk about planned obsolescence and the right to repair, along with catching up on all the usual nerdiness!
Rey and Linda get caught up on their geeky goings on, and chat about Maya Angelou.
Linda and Rey talk about the games they are interested in playing, and watching people play, coming up this year.
- 2022 in video games – Wikipedia
- 2022 Video Game Release Schedule – Game Informer
- The biggest video games of 2022: Starfield, Elden Ring, Gran Turismo 7 and more (cnet.com)
- The 12 most anticipated new tabletop games of 2022 – Polygon
The Grills have a chat about the stuff that caught our interest at the Consumer Electronics Show of 2022
- AMD graphics card
- Sabre pepper spray
- Loreal color sonic 2023
- Smart Contact lenses
- VR glasses
- LG OLED curved monitor “media chair” and exercise bike
- LG Display bolts curved OLED TVs to motorized throne, exercise bike at CES 2022 (cnet.com)
NineOf12 and Reiaino are joined by Author J-F Dubeau in this episode.
We catch up on what’s new in our lives, and then chat about J-F’s upcoming book Song Of The Sandman, which is a sequel (2/3) to A God In The Shed.
You can read a bit about J-F here: https://www.jfdubeau.com/
Other works we talked about are a podcast he is on: 40K Radio Podcast | The Freebooter’s Network (freebootersnetwork.com)
Of course, there’s also Achewillow, which you’ve heard about before either because J-F (the show’s writer) and Amy (who narrates it) have been on our show before-or because we talk about it all the time. https://www.achewillow.com/
We hope you enjoyed our conversation, and tell your friends!
OH, and here’s that pierogi festival Rey mentioned: https://pcaaa.org/pierogi-festival/
- The Grills have a chat with @jhammondc (Hammond Chamberlain) – Host of Beyond the Playlist and Soundography, Producer of Women Kick Ass and America’s Next Top Podcaster, and More!
- If you’re interested in our little “grilling” session where Hammond answers some rapid fire Q&A, check out our Patreon at patreon.com/grills
This is a difficult conversation about the content of the lawsuit brought against Activision/Blizzard, and their response so far.
It’s emotional, it’s potentially triggering, but it’s a discussion we feel we MUST still have (unfortunately) over and over again.
As promised, here are links to a lot of the content we referred to in our talk:
This is an episode we did in april of 2019. We talked a lot about how we thought the state of streaming and podcasting for women had gotten better…women getting seen as “real” gamers and becoming less objectified. Too bad the actual development industry didn’t keep up!
The Instance Episode with Jules Scott: https://www.frogpants.com/blog/the-instance-suplimental-scott-and-jules
“No Way Home” Merchandise by Scott Johnson/Frogpants: https://www.frogpants.com/store
- Hazelnuttygames: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=UCrP8CD2AO4
The Actual Lawsuit: YJw (aboutblaw.com)
The Grills catch up on our geeky goings on, and then have a chat about the BIG list of upcoming Marvel movies and shows that have been announced. Some we are looking forward to, some? not as much…
Will you be headed to a theatre?
Linda, Rey, and Ember have a discussion about Disney’s pay to watch “experiment” for some new releases on Disney +, after catching up on all our geeking goings on.
Linda, Rey, and Ember catch up on what’s been up in our lives, and then talk about NFT.
- Non-fungible token – Wikipedia
- I’m not getting into NFTs and Crypto Art anytime soon – YouTube
The “Pockets” MadCap Misc was referring to: