Caldwell Tanner's episodes

8 Bit Book Club

8 Bit Book Club Kingdom Hearts: The Novel

March 21, 2017

The club reads glorified fan fiction featuring Final Fantasy characters, Disney critters, and anime-forever-friends. Caldwell sings the Kingdom Hearts theme more than once in our new segment, “The Bard Yard.” …

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What Should We Draw Episode 45: Cow Court (w/ Bria Jones)

March 15, 2017

Today’s WSWD is a TRIAL BY PODCAST. Special guest judge Bria Jones (Animator, Bob’s Burgers) presides as Caldwell and Nathan engage in civic discourse over the quandaries that have rocked our nation since its very inception. Questions like: …

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8 Bit Book Club Making Sense of Metal Gear

March 7, 2017

The Lore Lords explore the Metal Gear wikia, which proves almost unnecessary because Caldwell knows it by heart. Come for the cybernetic ninjas, stay for the nanomachines! …

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What Should We Draw Episode 44: Goop Dreams

March 1, 2017

Oops! Caldwell and Nathan forgot to start the episode and ended up just talking about goo for 50 minutes. I guess they figured that they could just post that sticky conversation and hope no one notices that it’s covered in …

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8 Bit Book Club The Angry Birds Movie: The Junior Novel

February 21, 2017

The club graduates to a 3rd grade reading level and discusses a children’s book based on a movie based on a game. We contemplate the hidden message behind the bird/pig war, and Caldwell considers getting a very bad tattoo.

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What Should We Draw Episode 42: Befuddle the Duddles

February 15, 2017

This week’s episode of What Should We Draw is all about TRYING NEW THINGS. Join Nathan and Caldwell as they plunge deep into their newly expanded comfort zones for a rousing conversation about the best and worst flavors, new jobs …

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8 Bit Book Club Myst: The Book of Atrus (Part 2)

February 7, 2017

The club revisits their favorite D’ni wunderkin, his crap dad, and his cave-dwelling grandma while trying to wrap their heads around the mind-boggling lore of the Myst world.

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What Should We Draw Episode 41: Slug Buddies (w/ Sarah Andersen)

February 1, 2017

Caldwell and Nathan invite webcomic artist extraordinaire Sarah Andersen (sarahcandersen.com) to help them develop some hot new products ranging from sticker mods for money to engraved swords for moms to a website that no one should visit. Can gastropods be …

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8 Bit Book Club Myst: The Book of Atras

January 24, 2017

The club discusses the literary prequel to the original Myst game, which Emily confused for a children’s puzzle game called The Island of Dr. Brain. Once again, the conversation devolves into jokes about dads.

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What Should We Draw Episode 40: Sven the Swaddler

January 18, 2017

This week’s episode is brought to you by Squarespace! ALL ABOARD THE COZY TRAIN. On this week’s episode of What Should We Draw, Caldwell and Nathan use the Danish philosophy of hygge to prepare an incredibly soothing audio …

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What Should We Draw Episode 39: Hep to the Zep (w/ Julia Lepetit)

January 11, 2017

Caldwell and Nathan invited former guest, Julia Lepetit (Dorkly.com) to help them rummage through their mailbag in this first episode of the new year. Join our hosts in their conversation dirigible as they explore topics such as The Emoji Movie, …

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8 Bit Book Club Mortal Kombat Slash Fiction

December 27, 2016

The club reads about a forbidden romance between Sub-Zero and Scorpion, then bullies Murph about his Animorphs fan fiction. Featuring an original Sub-Zero song by Emily! …