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Robot-Kraken Podcast No. 063 “Everything Old is Old Again” Now Available!

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Robot-Kraken Episode 063- November 2019 “Everything Old is Old Again“ 

This episode, hosts Thom ‘Third Rail Design Lab’ Chiaramonte and Kris ‘Deeply Dapper’ McClanahan present the first of a two-part Red Sky Roundup, featuring an overall primer of comics and entertainment news along with our unasked for seals of approval or rejection… recorded during Rose City Comic Con in Portland! Make sure you are subscribed and downloading, as part two will be forthcoming shortly!

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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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Show Notes!

Like the Statler and Waldorf of belated comics and entertainment news podcasting, here we come at you with the first of a two-part Red Sky Roundup session…. this time, recorded live and in person at Rose City Comic Con… you can almost smell the pizza breath and whiskey.

Sucking the Monkey:

  • Kris and Thom: Bulleit and Coke

Red Sky Roundup! Each of us offered the familiar Red Tentacle or Black Octopus (yes please/hell no) for each of the news items, so you don’t have to. Service!

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Throughout, 1 = Red Tentacle (yes please), 2= Black Octopus (hell no)

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Star Wars Stuff:

Next shows: 

  • Kris: TBD
  • Thom: Wizard Bay Area Comic Con, Wizard Portland, Wondercon LA

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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 


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Robot-Kraken Podcast No. 062 “Every Rose Has Its Tole” Now Available!

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Robot-Kraken Episode 062- September 2019 “Every Rose Has Its Tole“ 

This episode, hosts Thom ‘Third Rail Design Lab’ Chiaramonte and Kris ‘Deeply Dapper’ McClanahan talk summer Comic Convention experiences, product development, and live cast from Rose City Comic Con in Portland!

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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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Show Notes!

Strap in and sign your release forms: it’s an all comic con episode! Kris and Thom discuss recent shows, while tabling at Rose City Comic Con 2019!

Sucking the Monkey:

  • Kris and Thom: Bulleit and Coke

Con Postmortems:

  • Kris: Fan X 2019; Colorado Springs Comic Con;
  • Thom: Silicon Valley Comic Con


Live Cast: Rose City Comic Con! Day 1

  • Posthuman RPG!
  • Hopes and Dreams


Live Cast: Rose City Comic Con! Day 3

  • Post-Mortem
  • Oregon Public House 

Next shows: 

  • Kris: TBD
  • Thom: Bay Area Comic Con, WW Portland, Wondercon LA

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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 


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Robot-Kraken Episode 061- July 2019 “The Movie WAS the Crime“

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Robot-Kraken Episode 061- July 2019 “The Movie WAS the Crime“ 

This episode, hosts Thom ‘Third Rail Design Lab’ Chiaramonte, Kris ‘Deeply Dapper’ McClanahan and Blake ‘Begin Again’ Simmons talk Bad Times at the El Royale. Beyond be spoilers!

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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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Show Notes!

Sucking the Monkey

  • Kris: coffee and Irish cream not spring
  • Thom: Hendricks Gin + mystery juices, ‘Serpent’s Slurp’
  • Blake: Chardonnay, the sophisticated man’s ‘Circumcised Squeeze’

Scalp-Mapping (New Segment:)

  • Kris: Kickstarter: Crossroads superhero skirmish tabletop system; Hyperdice retro sci-fi dice game
  • Thom: Posthuman RPG books 3 and 4, and merciless recursive updating; Marvel Chibi project ; Art Prints: Star Wars series, new Spidey/ Mysterio MCU vs. Ditko era dual pieces

Upcoming shows: 

  • Thom: Silicon Valley Comic Con, Rose City Comic Con, Bay Area Comic Con
  • Kris: Silicon Valley Comic Con, Salt Con, Salt Lake Comic Con, Rose City Comic Con, plus 33 other shows

Red Sky Roundup (formerly Robots Root):

Robot Reviews:

Bad Times at the El Royale

  • Red tentacle:
    • Kris: hotel design
    • Thom: bug hunt
    • Blake: backstory Hoover situation
  • Black octopus:
    • Kris: the script 
    • Thom: cults bits and sister character psycho savant/innocent loss 
    • Blake: cultists

The Strong Meat: (New segment) – Worst offenders of the moment

  • CATS
  • Aquaman’s first 15 minutes

Planned Plundering

  • Kris: Veronica Mars
  • Thom: Hotel Artemis, Prospect, The Boys, Hannahs, Westwood and Stuff (Once Upon a Time in Hollywood)
  • Blake: The Watchmen 


Rum-Fueled Recommendations

  • Kris: Stranger Things 3
  • Thom: Star Wars: Aftermath (Chuck Windig); Jessica Jones S03; Widows
  • Blake: Greg Bear, War Dogs; Fall or Dodge in Hell, Euphoria


Run-Through Reconsideration:

  • Thom: Second viewings on Hellboy, Captain Marvel
  • Blake: Expanse S01 – S03

Plus, your WTF moment: Tea Leone; ‘Im gong to light my rocket have you seen my rocket

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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 


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Robot-Kraken Episode 060- July 2019 “Snap Flinging and Web Slinging“

Robot-Kraken Episode 060- July 2019 “Snap Flinging and Web Slinging“ 

This episode, hosts Thom ‘Third Rail Design Lab’ Chiaramonte and Blake ‘Begin Again’ Simons talk current events, Avengers: Endgame, and Spider-Man: Far From Home. As usual, Spoilers abound!

iTunes – http://bit.ly/RoboApple

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

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Show Notes!

Sucking the Monkey:

  • Blake: Some Random Canned Pre-Mixed Cocktail of Ill-Reputation
  • Thom: Kentucky Lemonade

Red Tentacle:

  • Thom: Drogon emerging from the snow
  • Kris: Jon and Ghost, reunited

Red Sky Roundup:

  • Wonder Woman 2 and the case of the zingy poster
  • Robert Pattinson in the new Batman franchise
  • Eternals casting rumors
  • Hans Zimmer and Denis Villaneuve together again, as well as Dune casting
  • New trailer for Jumanji 2: The Next Level
  • Thoughts on Star Wars: Rise of Skywalker
  • Christopher Nolan’s new project: take our money

Robot’s Root: Avengers: Endgame

Red Tentacle:

  • Blake: “I am Iron Man”
  • Thom: Recursive revisiting of major moments in franchise; Elevator fake-out

Black Octopus:

  • Blake: Tony and Howard Stark
  • Thom: Time-traveling Thanos fleets

Robot’s Root: Spider-Man: Far From Home:

Red Tentacle:

  • Blake: Happy Hogan as a mentor, Well-developed Mysterio concept
  • Thom: The MJ dynamic, ‘The Night Monkey’

Black Octopus:

  • Blake: Jake Gyllenhal: Great performance, iffy character casting choice; MJ swinging sequence
  • Thom: Drones, drones, drones; under-developed black costume design and bad ‘cammo’: too recognizable

Rum-Fueled Recommendations:

  • Blake: Nosferatu, Dark, Black Mirror
  • Thom: Jessica Jones S03, Stranger Things S03

Planned Plundering:

  • Blake: Fall, or Dodge in Hell – Neal Stephenson
  • Thom: Hotel Artemis, Dark Phoenix (I know, I know)

Please remember to subscribe, rank us (5 stars or better, of course) and submit reviews on iTunes. If you haven’t listened in awhile, be aware you need to restart your subscription downloads to your device!

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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 

Robot-Kraken Podcast No. 059 “Melty Thrones and Stabby Groans” Now Available!

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Robot-Kraken Episode 059- May 2019 “Melty Thrones and Stabby Groans“ 

This episode, hosts Thom ‘Third Rail Design Lab’ Chiaramonte and Kris ‘Deeply Dapper’ McClanahan talk Game of Thrones Season 08 Episode 06: “The Iron Throne” and with it, the end of the series. 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 Game of Thrones Series Finale, 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 E06: The Iron Thrones

Red Tentacle:

  • Thom: Drogon emerging from the snow
  • Kris: Jon and Ghost, reunited

Black Octopus:

  • Thom: Drogon melting the Iron Throne
  • Kris: The time jump, and the concept of Greyworm suddenly taking prisoners

Next episode, we’ll be back at it with film reviews, entertainment news, and more!

Please remember to subscribe, rank us (5 stars or better, of course) and submit reviews on iTunes. If you haven’t listened in awhile, be aware you need to restart your subscription downloads to your device!

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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. 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


Please enjoy HELL YES!Thom ChiaramonteRobot-Kraken PodcastTRDLThird Rail Design Labsmall pressillustrationcomicscomic artart printsrobot krakenrobot-krakenpodcastpodern familymovie reviewfilm reviewRed Sky Roundup

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


Please enjoy HELL YES!Thom ChiaramonteRobot-Kraken PodcastTRDLThird Rail Design Labsmall pressillustrationcomicscomic artart printsrobot krakenrobot-krakenpodcastpodern familymovie reviewfilm reviewRed Sky Roundup

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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