Podcast Guest: Chris Bowlsby

Episode 105: Punching Space Sharks

0105 Off-Topic 7Dear listeners, it is time for our seventh Off-Topic Extravaganza! That’s right, the episode number is a multiple of 15, which means this episode is entirely constructed of outtakes from the previous 14 episodes. These clips were sliced out because of time constraints, irrelevance, and/or inebriation, but we felt we could still put them to some good use.

During the course of the episode, you will hear the voices of:

Noel Thingvall
Kelvin Hatle
Pat Wick
Jerry Belich
Monte (aka Chris Bowlsby)

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Episode 45: Time Is a Beard

0045 Off TopicThis is our 45th episode, which means it is time for our third Off Topic extravaganza! If you’re a longtime listener, you already know what this means, but in case you’re new to the Pleasure Dome, here’s what’s going on:

Our episodes are heavily edited, because we record drunk and edit sober. Most of what we cut out are things that nobody will miss, but sometimes we have to clip out something that is entertaining, but it doesn’t fit in the episode. So, we save all those clips until we can just make a whole damn episode out of them. It’s like a crazy quilt, but with drunken ramblings.

(In case you are curious, here are Off Topic #1 and Off Topic #2.)

The audio bits you are about to hear were recorded between August and November 2014. The audio quality will vary, the subject matter will roam wildly, and our level of sobriety will be completely unpredictable. You will also hear the beautiful voices of:

Matt Kessen
Gordon Smuder
Sharon Stiteler
Rob Callahan
Chris Bowlsby
Windy’s Mom

Also, here’s a series of photos showing Sharon Stiteler reacting during one of the clips you’ll hear:


Please enjoy our third Off Topic spectacular!

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Episode 39: Nerd Police, I Need Backup.

, with special guest: ,

0039 GamesThis week, dear listeners, we are joined by Rob Callahan and Chris Bowlsby for an episode about game movies! Movies about video games, movies about board games, movies that feature games heavily… all are fodder for this episode! Or, rather, we intended to cover such a broad swath, but we somehow managed to never really escape the 1980s.

We blame the scattershot nature of this episode on Cupcake Vineyards Red Velvet, Trader Joe’s Grand Reserve Cabernet Sauvignon, and Yellowtail Malbec, all of which contributed the steady decline in our focus and moral fortitude.

Once again, we apologize for the sound quality of the episode. We discovered many weeks later that, among other issues, our audio program wasn’t actually recording through our nice microphone; instead, it was recording through the computer’s built-in microphone. There are about three more episodes in our backlog with the same issue. (Argh.) But after that, our audio should improve remarkably! (Yay!)

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Episode 12: F*ck Bubble Wrap

, with special guest:

Xanadu Sq LogoThis week, we are joined by Windy’s husband, Chris “Monte” Bowlsby, and we talk about movies that scarred us as children. Join us in our group therapy!

This week’s booze pairing is Montecillo Rioja Crianza. We don’t know if we’re pronouncing it right, but it sure was nice.

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