MC Frontalot is the Godfather of Nerdcore Hip Hop. Spanning a 15 year career, this influential rapper has left his mark on numerous artists in the realm of music. I decided to take a different approach for this interview. Instead of talking about nerdcore, ad nauseam, we dove into the personal side of Damien Hess. Want to learn about his zombie musical, his favorite MF Doom albums, or why Psychonauts is a top ten game for him? This is the interview for you. Also, we talk about his upcoming album, Net Split or, the Fathomless Heartbreak of Online Itself. Put this on in the background and treat it like a podcast. Enjoy.
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Knight of the Round are a video game music band that delivers crushing metal renditions of Final Fantasy songs. It’s been a few years but I was able to catch up with Justin (guitar) and Adam (bass). Before their main event performance at MAGFest, we talked about their latest album, War of the Triad. We also dive into MAGFest memories, influential bands, black metal recording production standards, solo music projects, and a whole lot more. This interview was a great way to kick off 2019. Enjoy.
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James Rallison aka theodd1sout is a popular youtube creator who animates entertaining videos about his life. We dive into discussion about his web comics and videos. We also talk about his favorite web comics, influential cartoonists, cool anime, and a whole lot more. Learn more about James in this fun conversation without the same boring questions heard everywhere else. Psst, we even mock those questions too.
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Elizabeth Maxwell is a wonderful actress, whose voice can be heard in RWBY (Winter), Attack on Titan (Ymir), My Hero Academia (Midnight), and other roles too numerous to list. During the course of our conversation, we talk about significant anime, her favorite character from Chrono Trigger, sci-fi, the awesome show Camp Camp, and a whole lot more. Enjoy this fun interview
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James Elmer aka Gym Cosplay is a positive force of motivation in the cosplayer scene. We dive into cosplay, his role in the upcoming Quest for the Muscle Nerd documentary, and the CosFit Community. We also talk about anime, music, his mixed martial arts background, and a whole lot more. Enjoy this fun conversation with one of the nicest people that you will meet in the Michigan Cosplayer Community.
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Camille and Kennerly are known world wide as the Harp Twins. This musical duo creates melodic harp based covers of classic rock, fantasy, and metal songs. I sat down with them after the Grand Rapids Comic Con to talk about………….music. We discuss their love for metal, their emerging creation of original songs, their newly created fantasy comic book, and a whole lot more. Enjoy this conversation with the super cool Harp Twins.
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Traditional Geek can be found at numerous conventions throughout Michigan. I spoke with Katie and David about their awesome anime based pyrography, book binding, and etched glass artwork. Plus, a weird interruption occurred during the interview. Feel free to check out this interview to see a few examples of their slick art and wares.
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Clifford Chapin is the actor behind the angry hothead Katsuki Bakugo from My Hero Academia. On the anime topic, we dive into My Hero Academia, Robotics;Notes, Gosick, Evangelion, and Darling in the Franxx. Want to know about his favorite movie and one of his favorite actors? Or are you interested in one his favorite blaxploitation film parodies? Are you curious about his love of comic books and his internship at Marvel Comics? Then, check out this awesome interview that I did with Clifford. He was a really cool dude to talk to.
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I finally had the opportunity to do a proper interview with nerdcore rap duo, 2d6. Boy, did I regret it. If I wasn’t contractually obligated and held at gunpoint, I would’ve never released this. DJ Stuck Down a Mineshaft with a Broken Leg is a horrible reprobate while Cliff B is pretty cool. All kidding aside, I had a lot of fun talking with these two again. We dove into their albums, their hilarious music videos, their great song titles, video games, pro wrestling, and a Barenaked Ladies podcast. A lot of insults were thrown back and forth in this mad train wreck of an interview.
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Stefani Manard is an author, blogger and podcaster. We dove into her horror based comics (Psychopath) and book (Secrets Best Kept). In this in depth conversation we covered video games, horror, B-movies, and comics among many other things. Put this one on in the background and enjoy.
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