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General Chat

By Anastazja Soliz

General Chat is a podcast about fandom. Fans are full of passion, enthusiasm, and dedication. These are the things that motivate folks to camp for a rare mount spawn, to solve every puzzle, to romance that one extremely difficult-to-romance character. General Chat seeks to explore the passion behind fandom with in-depth interviews every week.
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D&D For Me with Jessica Marcrum

General ChatAug 08, 2019

D&D For Me with Jessica Marcrum
Aug 08, 201901:04:20
Punch Your Fears with Ioana Muresan
Jul 11, 201901:03:51
Everyone Can Be A Hero with Matt Baume
May 23, 201901:07:04
Ethical Podcasting Under Capitalism with Sarah Zedig
Apr 26, 201901:46:43
Fantasy Fandom with ArseQueef

Fantasy Fandom with ArseQueef

This is a pure Critical Role fandom talk episode! We talk about how he feels about his responsibilities to the community, the surreal experience of meeting online friends in real life, and the origin story of your, my, our Beloved ArseQueef. 

Apr 11, 201901:10:45
Introverted Extrovert with AliandrasK

Introverted Extrovert with AliandrasK

This week's guest is Aliandrask. We end up getting into some discussion about depression and isolation so if you are sensitive to those topics please be aware that we talk about them in this episode. We talk, like typical podcasters, about why she started podcasting, about taking a moment to appreciate the amount of thought that goes into game lore, and unlearning self destructive thoughts.

Mar 14, 201959:59
Animal Crossing Blues with Chuck

Animal Crossing Blues with Chuck

 Our guest this week is Chuck (@Charlubby) the creator of adorably relatable comics about mental health issues. Her comics feature pigeons and those trash birds help us figure out the trash thoughts our brain tries to tell us. We talk about her upcoming book Bird Brain,  how creating art can help ease the stigma around mental health, and why animal crossing is so appealing to adult audiences.

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Feb 28, 201959:45
Fans, Forums, and Fears with Bonnie Qu

Fans, Forums, and Fears with Bonnie Qu

This weeks guest is Bonnie Qu! We talk about how Bonnie got into esports writing, the importance of team and fan interaction in Overwatch, and our very embarrassing early fandom experiences.

Feb 14, 201954:07
Roland in Time with James Ridgers
Jan 17, 201901:24:50
The Marvelous Galactic Jonah
Jan 03, 201901:46:43
Deep Delve with Rho

Deep Delve with Rho

This week’s episode features Rho from Realm Maintenance! We throw it all the way back with zork and the commodore 64, talk D&D and his actual play podcast, and after that things get deep. Rho opened up about some big losses in his life. He was vulnerable and open about topics that were personal, and I cannot thank him enough for talking to me about those experiences and how they shaped him. Rho: Rho's Shows: @RealmPodcast @Plus5ToHit @RestartCast @Hearthcasual
Dec 06, 201801:18:10
Nerd Family with Frazley
Nov 22, 201801:31:28
A Brief History of Jason Lucas
Oct 11, 201801:43:27
Cosplay with Kazplay
Sep 27, 201801:16:12
Esports Communities with Brightwing / Royalite
Sep 06, 201801:15:10
Age Sex Location with Perfect Nomad

Age Sex Location with Perfect Nomad

This week's guest is Anthony aka Perfect Nomad of the Freezing Nomad podcast! We talk about about our fathers and how our relationships impacted our views on video games and nerd culture. We also talk about the Medieval Times Blizzard nights, Overwatch League, and A/S/L 

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Aug 30, 201801:23:23
Fireside Gatherings with J.R. Cook
Aug 23, 201801:40:33
The SIMS with Freckleface
Aug 16, 201801:07:43
Lazy Vacation Episode

Lazy Vacation Episode

Hi guys! I’m on vacation this week so I recorded a short talk about arcades and what they mean to me. Enjoy!
Aug 09, 201829:24
Double Entendre with Thornbrow
Aug 03, 201801:29:43
That's Awkward with Jon Jagger

That's Awkward with Jon Jagger

This week's guest is Jon Jagger! Podcaster, gamer, D&D's #1 Politician. He is a host on on Azeroth Roundtable, CORE, and can be found running around a post apocalyptic wasteland in There Will Be Dungeons. Join us as we discuss sentimental raid music, binging games, and awkward D&D encounters.  Jon's Twitter: There Will Be Dungeons: Azeroth Roundtable: CORE:
Jul 26, 201801:16:13
Final Fantasy with Serephita
Jul 19, 201859:27
Challenges with Stonegrasp
Jul 12, 201801:25:12
Mall Goth D&D with Michel Lee Garrett

Mall Goth D&D with Michel Lee Garrett

This week's guest is Michel Lee Garrett my long time friend and all around nerd. In this episode we trade insults, gush over Kingdom Hearts and Studio Ghibli, and Michel shares her love of Shadowrun with me while I insult all Shadowrun players by calling it "Mall Goth D&D".

Jun 28, 201801:07:44
Twitch Chat with Kikibunny

Twitch Chat with Kikibunny

Today's guest is a positive force in the streaming world, a kind and funny human being, it's Kikibunny!
Jun 15, 201801:04:45
Mentorship with Marconin

Mentorship with Marconin

Today's guest is Marconin! Marconin is one of the hosts of Tauren Think Tank, a voice over artist, and audio producer. We talk Triple T, mentorship and what it means to help others, as well as the driving force of frenzied fandom that is Blizzcon. Marconin's Matrix Online AMV: Fan Made Video: @MarconinWoW, @TaurenThinkTank
Jun 07, 201801:23:58
OverTalk part 2 with Ziomara

OverTalk part 2 with Ziomara

Today's episode is audio from Overtalk, a bi-weekly twitch stream hosted by @AtomicZiomara and I. We discuss last week's games and OWL news.
Jun 05, 201801:07:01
MTG with Trogdor

MTG with Trogdor

Today's episode features twitch streamer Trogdor. We talk corny games, MTG, and streaming struggles.
May 31, 201801:23:23
Fairy Princess Faebelina

Fairy Princess Faebelina

Today's guest is the lovely Faebelina! We discuss fandom, art, and the intersection of the two.
Follow Faeb at: @Faebelina
May 17, 201848:48
OverTalk with Ziomara
May 15, 201801:08:20
Sweet Memories with Salfademas

Sweet Memories with Salfademas

We return from hiatus with @Salfademas, who shares some sweet Warcraft memories.
Feb 06, 201836:02
Patreon Pals with Frenone
Feb 06, 201801:13:58
The Enigmatic Mage

The Enigmatic Mage

This week’s episode features the charming @HighArchmage, a plethora of video game knowledge, and a special shout out to Milton, our guild’s resident hunter pet.

Music used in this podcast was created by: @MichaelMGarrett
Feb 06, 201801:22:34
Training Dummies with Rob Copeland
Feb 06, 201801:07:38
Purveyor of Puns with Hannah Straw
Feb 06, 201801:11:58
The Beginning with Lepus

The Beginning with Lepus

On this short but sweet inaugural episode of General Chat I sit down with my Guild Master Lepus and talk about his experience with video games.
Feb 06, 201818:59