In which we celebrate our 100th episode for what is almost definitely the first time.
The alcohol flows freely on this week’s celebratory 100th episode, in with Danica and Brandon welcome special guest Chris Sikkenga (of Montreal Sauce and Film Frown) to the show! Chris (the scamp) chose the final episode of Series 1 to watch – The Parting of Ways – and the gang gets well and truly sauced and forgets to talk about the plot for much of the hour. Get ready for some McConaughey and try some of Jackie Tyler’s Space Jerky as we all talk about Daleks being stage divas, sex in the undernet, and Trevor. Also: Danica throws hands at T-Swift. All this, and a lot more!
Outro music is “I Really Like You” by Carly Rae Jepsen.
In which we’re 100 episodes old. So that happened.
On this week’s show, we celebrate our First Hundo with special guest Jorts Bazingles – aka Superfan Josh Bazin. Listen as Brandon almost gets too drunk to function drinking a Delicious Concoction! Swoon at the insights of Jorts! Marvel at the patience of Danica! All while they attempt to explain the plot of “A Town Called Mercy” from the 7th Series to varying degrees of success.
Thanks again to Jorts for appearing on the program. You can find Jorts on Twitter at @joshYEG.
In which we are in fine form. FINE form.
On this week’s show: Danica and Brandon will babysit your kids! It could be the worst decision of your life. Also: they watch “Time Heist” from Series 8 and are… pleasantly surprised by how much they enjoyed it. Also also: they are pretty loopy tired from moving a whole comic store, so uh… strap in. It’s an interesting ride.
Outro music is “Rolling in the Deep” by Adele.
August was a whirlwind of work and stress. Every day was packed full with two days’ worth of tasks and preparation, and sleep totalled less and less each night.
I am not complaining.
This was absolutely a stressful month, but Brandon and I have come out the other side. We still have a ton of work to do, yes, but we got this far. We definitely wouldn’t have made it without the support of our friends, family, and customers – so thank you for that. There is a post going more in depth on the Variant Edition blog about store stuff specifically.
One week ago, my life was completely different. Amazing what can happen over 7 days. Frankly, I’m amazed at what we did over 2 days (Monday and Tuesday) to be ready enough for our soft open on Wednesday. Over the next few weeks/months/years, he and I will go through our project list and work on what we can at a more comfortable pace. I’m thankful for that.
In the midst of everything, the apartment has been ignored. There are piles of paper I will need to go through and file, cat fur that I have not had time to sweep up, and clothes I’d like to bag up for the clothing swap at the store on September 10th and 11th. The cats – not used to us rushing home, feeding them, giving them quick hugs and pettins, then leaving again – will need warm laps and brushing. I will work on getting the apartment back to “guest friendly”, which I know “doesn’t matter”, but trust me, it’s no good right now, friends. I want to have people over. I want to have the time and energy to have people over, damnit! I see friends at the store, but I miss holding the occasional potluck and movie night. I intend to do that more in the future(hold me to this, friends!).
In which we are perilously close to falling asleep, but Martha Jones is there, so things are good.
On this week’s show, Danica and Brandon hit up “Smith and Jones”, and dig into some strangeness with a strange old lady wielding a straw. Also, the moon! Rhinos? Markers! Swooning! And other things that are good, like hair mussing.
Outro music is “Daft Punk is Playing In My House” by LCD Soundsystem