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Robot-Kraken Podcast No. 058 “Crispy on the Outside” Now Available!

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Robot-Kraken Episode 058- May 2019 “Crispy on the Outside“ 

This episode, hosts Thom ‘Third Rail Design Lab’ Chiaramonte and Kris ‘Deeply Dapper’ McClanahan talk Game of Thrones Season 08 Episode 05: “The Bells.” As usual, Spoilers abound!

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Show Notes! As with all of our weekly Game of Thrones recap episodes, the pod is truncated to focus on the show. This week, however, we DID manage a few of our regular segments:

In our discussion of this week’s penultimate episode, we identified our Red Tentacles (best parts) and Black Octopi (worst parts) as we do with our Robot Reviews of movies…

Game of Thrones S08 E05: The Bells

Red Tentacle:

  • Thom: Qyburn’s meloning
  • Kris: Varys’ rings

Black Octopus:

  • Thom: Killing the horse
  • Kris: Euron Greyjoy’s convenient timing

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Planned Plundering:

  • Thom: Barry S02, Detective Pikachu with the younglings
  • Kris: Sneaky Pete, Avengers: Endgame HOPE HOPE

Rum-Fueled Recommendations:

  • Thom: Legion S02
  • Kris: Hellboy Boardgame

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ROBOT KRAKEN is a MONTHLY podcast by two indie artists, Kristopher McClanahan of Deeply Dapper and Thom Chiaramonte of the Third Rail Design Lab. We get together and talk about comics, movies, working the table at comic cons, life in this nerdy wonderland, and whatever mumblings from the deep we come across. You can find out more about us, contact us or follow along our journey at robot-kraken.com 

iTunes – http://bit.ly/RoboApple

Stream & Download – http://bit.ly/RoboDapper


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Robot-Kraken Podcast No. 057 “Scorpion Stings and Dragon Wings” Now Available!

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Robot-Kraken Episode 057- May 2019 “Scorpion Stings and Dragon Wings“ 

This episode, hosts Thom ‘Third Rail Design Lab’ Chiaramonte and Kris ‘Deeply Dapper’ McClanahan talk Game of Thrones Season 08 Episode 04: “The Last of the Starks.” As usual, Spoilers abound!

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Show Notes! As with all of our weekly Game of Thrones recap episodes, the pod is truncated to focus on the show. This week, however, we DID manage a few of our regular segments:

Planned Plundering:

  • Thom: Barry S02, Chernobyl
  • Kris: The Ranger

Rum-Fueled Recommendations:

  • Thom: Legion S02, Star Wars Rebels
  • Kris: Santa Clarita Diet S03

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ROBOT KRAKEN is a MONTHLY podcast by two indie artists, Kristopher McClanahan of Deeply Dapper and Thom Chiaramonte of the Third Rail Design Lab. We get together and talk about comics, movies, working the table at comic cons, life in this nerdy wonderland, and whatever mumblings from the deep we come across. You can find out more about us, contact us or follow along our journey at robot-kraken.com 

iTunes – http://bit.ly/RoboApple

Stream & Download – http://bit.ly/RoboDapper


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Robot-Kraken Podcast No. 056 “Zombie Waves and Leapy Saves” Now Available!

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Robot-Kraken Episode 056- May 2019 “Zombie Waves and Leapy Saves“ 

This episode, hosts Thom ‘Third Rail Design Lab’ Chiaramonte and Kris ‘Deeply Dapper’ McClanahan talk Game of Thrones Season 08 Episode 03: “The Long Night.” As usual, Spoilers abound!

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ROBOT KRAKEN is a MONTHLY podcast by two indie artists, Kristopher McClanahan of Deeply Dapper and Thom Chiaramonte of the Third Rail Design Lab. We get together and talk about comics, movies, working the table at comic cons, life in this nerdy wonderland, and whatever mumblings from the deep we come across. You can find out more about us, contact us or follow along our journey at robot-kraken.com 

iTunes – http://bit.ly/RoboApple

Stream & Download – http://bit.ly/RoboDapper


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Robot-Kraken Podcast No. 055 “Chugging the Giant’s Milk of Emotion” Now Available!

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Robot-Kraken Episode 055- April 2019 “Chugging the Giant’s Milk of Emotion“ 

This episode, hosts Thom ‘Third Rail Design Lab’ Chiaramonte and Kris ‘Deeply Dapper’ McClanahan talk Game of Thrones Season 08 Episode 02: “A Knight of the Seven Kingdoms.”

Show Notes:

For our weekly-ish Game of Thrones episodes, we have kept it lean, so no Sucking the Monkey and other regular segments this week. However, Thom had a Kentucky Lemonade, if that counts. Which it does. 

Run-Through Reconsideration:

  • Thom: Avengers: Infinity War second viewing

Robots Review:

  • Game of Thrones Season 08 Episode 02: “A Knight of the Seven Kingdoms” discussion

Planned Plundering:

  • Thom: Barry S02, Endgame
  • Kris: Endgame, basic survival requirements, the Hellboy boardgame

Rum-Fueled Recommendations:

  • Thom: Star Wars Rebels
  • Kris: Miniature painting for fun and profit! 

ROBOT KRAKEN is a MONTHLY podcast by two indie artists, Kristopher McClanahan of Deeply Dapper and Thom Chiaramonte of the Third Rail Design Lab. We get together and talk about comics, movies, working the table at comic cons, life in this nerdy wonderland, and whatever mumblings from the deep we come across. You can find out more about us, contact us or follow along our journey at robot-kraken.com

iTunes – http://bit.ly/RoboApple

Stream & Download – HERE!


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Robot-Kraken Podcast No. 054 “Burnt Umber” Now Available!

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Robot-Kraken Episode 054 – April 2019 ‘Burnt Umber’

Listen now on iTunes, Stitcher, or download it directly from Deeplydapper.com or via this link!

This episode, hosts Thom ‘Third Rail Design Lab’ Chiaramonte and Kris ‘Deeply Dapper’ McClanahan talk Game of Thrones, Season 08, Episode 01: Winterfell. We try to do post-viewing sessions during GOT seasons, so hopefully we’ll catch most of this final season and talk about them the week they air.

For this, and some of our future GOT roundups, we have foregone the usual pod structure and focused just on the episode in question. Thus, no Sucking the Monkey, Red Sky Roundup, Rum-Fueled Recommendations, or the like.

ROBOT KRAKEN is a MONTHLY podcast by two indie artists, Kristopher McClanahan of Deeply Dapper and Thom Chiaramonte of the Third Rail Design Lab. We get together and talk about comics, movies, working the table at comic cons, life in this nerdy wonderland, and whatever mumblings from the deep we come across. You can find out more about us, contact us or follow along our journey at robot-kraken.com

iTunes – http://bit.ly/RoboApple


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Robot-Kraken Podcast No. 053 “A Tale of Two Stephensons” Now Available!

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Robot-Kraken Episode 053 – March 2019 ‘A Tale of Two Stephensons’

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This episode, hosts Thom ‘Third Rail Design Lab’ Chiaramonte and Blake “Begin Again” Simmons talk entertainment news, and then review two books by Neal Stephenson: Reamde and Snow Crash!

See below for the show notes…

ROBOT KRAKEN is a MONTHLY podcast by two indie artists, Kristopher McClanahan of Deeply Dapper and Thom Chiaramonte of the Third Rail Design Lab. We get together and talk about comics, movies, working the table at comic cons, life in this nerdy wonderland, and whatever mumblings from the deep we come across. You can find out more about us, contact us or follow along our journey at robot-kraken.com

iTunes – http://bit.ly/RoboApple


Details:

Sucking the Monkey:

  • Thom: Kraken Rum and Coke
  • Blake: Sauvignon Blanc of Indeterminate Origin

Red Sky Roundup – Roulette Edition!

  • John Wick 3 Trailer: More Wick and also HORSES. Horsewick! The man who donkey-punches motorcycles…
  • DC: The Dog’s Lunch Continues
    • Batman: Affleck is out, Hammer isn’t in, and Thom approves of Patterson
    • Suicide Squad 2: Will Smith is out, Idris Elba is in, Robbins might be in, King Shark and Polka-Dot Man and Ratcatcher and Peacemaker are definitely dying
    • Diversion: We renamed Aladdin ‘Smithshtar’ ; If you don’t know what Ishtar was, look it up.
  • Marvel:
    • Black Widow may be courting Emma Watson as a female Bond type in the solo film
    • X-Men looks better and better to Thom, who wants to believe.

Robot Reviews:

  • Neal Stephenson book discussion: Comparing Reamde and Snow Crash!
  • Reamde bonus fantasy casting session!

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Robot-Kraken Podcast No. 052 “Distinctly Unamerican Sirens” Now Available!

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Robot-Kraken Episode 052 – February 2019 ‘Distinctly Unamerican Sirens’

Listen now on iTunes, Stitcher, or download it directly!

Your regular hosts Kris ‘Deeply Dapper’ McClanahan and Thom ‘Third Rail Design Lab’ Chiaramonte dive deep into the hat for entertainment news in the first long, brutal month of 2019 in a special Red Sky Roundup: Roulette Edition! Plus, Run-Through Reconsiderations, including fresh viewings of Ghostbusters, Ghostbusters II, New Ghostbusters, and Spider-Man: Homecoming! See below for the show notes…

ROBOT KRAKEN is a MONTHLY podcast by two indie artists, Kristopher McClanahan of Deeply Dapper and Thom Chiaramonte of the Third Rail Design Lab. We get together and talk about comics, movies, working the table at comic cons, life in this nerdy wonderland, and whatever mumblings from the deep we come across. You can find out more about us, contact us or follow along our journey at robot-kraken.com

iTunes – http://bit.ly/RoboApple


Details:

Sucking the Monkey:

  • Thom: Petrous Aged Pale Foeder Beer
  • Kris: Idaho well water

Red Sky Roundup – Roulette Edition!

  • Super Bowl Trailer MEH-Miasma…
  • Star Wars: SW IX: One Year Later; Mandalorian adds many cast members and directors, as well as teases old-times action figures
  • Jumanji 2: Casting Involving Various Parties and also Danny Devito
  • MIB Trailer: Much more awesome than anticipated
  • Hellboy Trailer: Works better on mute, whatever that means
  • Dune: Casting Involving Various Parties and also Zendaya
  • Marvel:
    • Spider-Man- Far From Home Trailer, featuring costumes, Mysterios, and timeline questions
    • Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse takes the Golden Globe from Disney
    • Captain Marvel Trailers amp up the girl power and enthusiasm, while the…
    • Avengers: Endgame Trailers add gloom to doom
  • DC:
    • Batman as a villain-ish in Titans
    • Birds of Prey costumes look terrible
    • Max Lord could be dangling Trevors in Wonder Woman 2
  • Ghostbusters: Same as the old Ghostbusters, but not the new Ghostbusters.

Planned Plundering:

  • Thom:
    • Punisher S02
    • Avengers: Infinity War 2nd Viewing
    • Alien: Out of the Shadows teleplay
    • Close (Noomi Rapace)
    • Deadly Class
    • Bodyguard
    • Runaways S02 
  • Kris:
    • Split
    • Stranger Things 2nd Viewing,
    • True Detective S03

Rum-Fueled Recommendations:

  • Thom:
    • True Detective S03
    • Clone Wars (Last Chopper Out) and Rebels
    • REAMDE by Neal Stephenson
    • Battlefront 2
    • Blockers ( This slow and Unfurious attitude isn’t helping us. )
    • Game Night
    • Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse
    • Futureman
    • Buster Scruggs 
  • Kris:
    • Bosch,
    • Fallout 76


Run-Through Reconsideration:

  • Thom:
    • Spider-Man: Homecoming
    • Ghostbusters/ Ghostbusters II, New Ghostbusters

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Robot-Kraken Podcast No. 051 “New Years and Ectobeers!” Now Available!

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Robot-Kraken Episode 051 – January 2019 ‘New Years and Ectobeers!’

Listen now on iTunes, Stitcher, or download it directly!

Your regular hosts Kris ‘Deeply Dapper’ McClanahan and Thom ‘Third Rail Design Lab’ Chiaramonte talk about some of their favorite entertainment bits of 2018 and the con/small press action from the last year, and look ahead to what’s in store in 2019.

ROBOT KRAKEN is a MONTHLY podcast by two indie artists, Kristopher McClanahan of Deeply Dapper and Thom Chiaramonte of the Third Rail Design Lab. We get together and talk about comics, movies, working the table at comic cons, life in this nerdy wonderland, and whatever mumblings from the deep we come across. You can find out more about us, contact us or follow along our journey at robot-kraken.com

iTunes – http://bit.ly/RoboApple


Details:

Sucking the Monkey: 

  • Thom: Bulleit and Canada Dry- the Gas Leak 
  • Kris: Wassell  

Red-Sky Roundup:

  • Venom, the romantic action comedy on iTunes
  • Godzilla: King of the Monsters
  • Scott Derrickson is back for Doctor Strange 2
  • Spider-Man: Far From Home delayed trailer and stealth suit
  • Bond 25: All the Bond people returning, plus possibly Malik 
  • 2-year non-compete on ex-Netflix Marvel properties
  • Will Disney+ really be PG?

3 Favorite Entertainment Somethings for 2018:

  • Thom: Annihilation, Deadpool 2 (for surprises), Daredevil (for going out on a high note)
  • Kris: Solo, Christopher Robin, The Ritual

3 Hopeful Entertainment Somethings for 2019

  • Thom: Avengers 4 (or Captain Marvel), Star Wars IX (or Mandalorian and Cassian Andor), Expanse on Amazon and Tiamats Wrath
  • Kris: Hellboy and boardgame, Men in Black 4, Dark Crystal, 


Planned Plundering:

For the Planned Plundering segment, we thought we’d establish a few personal goals for 2019:

  • Thom: Posthuman, enamel pins 
  • Kris: Noir movie blowout 

Rum-Fueled Recommendations: 

  • Thom: Reamde audiobook, Clone Wars S04, Ralph (mostly same as last time) 
  • Kris: n/a  

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Robot-Kraken Podcast No. 050 “Born to Begin Again” Now Available!

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Robot-Kraken Episode 050 – December 2018 “Born to Begin Again“ 

Listen now on iTunes, Stitcher, or download it directly!

Your regular host Thom ‘Third Rail Design Lab’ Chiaramonte is joined by guest host Blake ‘Begin Again’ Simmons to review and all of the news of the day, in our special December Red Sky Roundup episode. So many newses!

ROBOT KRAKEN is a MONTHLY podcast by two indie artists, Kristopher McClanahan of Deeply Dapper and Thom Chiaramonte of the Third Rail Design Lab. We get together and talk about comics, movies, working the table at comic cons, life in this nerdy wonderland, and whatever mumblings from the deep we come across. You can find out more about us, contact us or follow along our journey at robot-kraken.com

iTunes – http://bit.ly/RoboApple


Details:

Sucking the Monkey Segment:

  • Blake: “A table red from Young’s Vineyard” which you know means Everclear and Le Croix
  • Thom: Bulleit Rye and lemonade

Red Sky Roundup!

  • Captain Marvel poster and trailer
  • Preacher renewed for S04
  • Runaways S02 announced
  • Blade Runner 2049 animated series announced
  • The mysteries of DC’s new slate
  • Avengers 4 – Will we Cap like Cap again?
  • Daredevil is dead
  • The Kingsman prequel has a cast and setting, but will it be good?
  • All of the Mandalorian
  • Vision and the Scarlet Witch
  • Suicide Squad’s unused stuffs

Planned Plundering Segment:

  • Blake: Fortitude S02 on Netflix, The Fifth Season by NK Jemisin
  • Thom: The Spider-Verse, The Alienist, finish reamde, reread Snow Crash; The Ballad of Buster Scruggs 

Rum-Fueled Recommendations Segment:

  • Blake: Below Deck, Animal Kingdom
  • Thom: reamde on Audible, Wreck-It Ralph 2: Ralph Breaks the Internet, The Grinch

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Someone Kicked the Plug

It was recently discovered that our updates involving new episodes of the Robot-Kraken Podcast have not been posting to the site. Never fear: the pod is alive and well, and available as always on itunes and stitcher and direct downloads at deeplydapper.com, in addition to posts here. If you haven’t refreshed the pod in Apple Podcasts, please do, so you can receive all the latest goodies. We’ll get the site updated shortly!