D&D Reunion with Nathan Stewart_TWP061


Did you know Anson used to be a Dungeon Master? In this episode Branan lures Anson into a surprise reunion with his old campaign players under the pretext of interviewing Nathan Stewart of Wizards of the Coast about his role as advisor on the movie Dungeons & Dragons: Honor Among Thieves. Nathan does eventually join the conversation, it’s like two episodes in one!

The Drop – Part 17


In this episode: Branan discusses his oceanic adventure turning 50, Anson recommends Dan Simmon’s ‘Hyperion’, and they both catch-up on ‘Succession’, ‘Beau Is Afraid’, The Dungeons & Dragons movie, meeting John Cleese, some new music and the unforgivable desecration of Jimi Hendrix’s guitar at the hands of he-who-shall-not-be named.

Eric Zala – “Raiders of the Lost Youth” – TWP060


Eric and his buddies decided they would make a shot-for-shot remake of “Raiders of the Lost Ark”.  The only problem?  They were just kids.  But they had a secret weapon at their disposal: they were just kids.

Interested listeners may watch the fan film itself, and see those moments as described, at threaderskids.com

Special thanks to John Hudgens.  Additional music for this episode provided by Audiorezout under a Creative Commons Attribution Non-Commercial International license.

WHATRYADOIN’ – Jack Hitt, Part 3 “Crystal Ballz”


Back in April of 2020 author and journalist Jack Hitt sat down with us to discuss the beginings of the pandemic and make a few predictions. Over two years later we emerge from our basements and closets to check the accuracy of those predictions and we are once again visted by the ghost of Ignaz Semmelweis. What did we get right and what did we get wrong? Have any lessons been learned?