music

DD60 – Encanto (2021)

Zip down to Colombia with the Dummies to meet the members of the family Madrigal…including the one we don’t talk about. Dance your heart out while it breaks to Surface Pressure, fall in love with Dos Oruguitas, and bust a move to THAT song over and over again in one of Disney’s most colourful, creative, and caring films in recent memory. And remember, listeners – the miracle is you.

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140 – Top 5 Chill Video Game Songs

Chill out to some of gaming’s best tunes!

We’ve already tackled Top 5 Video Game Theme Songs but the spectrum of what songs in gaming can offer is so much more vast. Today’s episode is inspired by how popular Lo-Fi beats have become (Thanks Lo-Fi Girl!) and so we wanted to bring you some of gaming’s best chilling and relaxing tunes.  So join Tuong and 8-Bit Cool Cats Samantha Leggatt, Spencer Moreland, and Joshua Mayo as they get into their cozy vibes while ranking Top 5 Chill Video Game Songs.

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77. Some Like It Hot (Sauce) ft. Dalton Deschain

This week, host Tom Zalatnai (@tomzalatnai) talks to special guest Dalton Deschain (@daltondeschain) about their new podcast Are You Afraid Of The Dark Universe, their love of hot sauce, and the most bizarre Italian dish ever.

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131 – Top 5 Video Game Theme Songs

From chip tunes and beyond! 

Music is an integral part of gaming. The way a track is used can elevate the moments of playing your game and stick with you long after you have put down the controller. Just like in film and television, it invokes a certain personality and feeling that really just rounds out the overall experience. So join Tuong and 8-bit heroes Angus MacDonald, Samantha Leggatt, and Leslie Cserepy as they activate their cheat codes and celebrate Top 5 Video Game Theme Songs.

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Ep 72 – Love and Monsters (2020) with Adam Jasim

“Don’t Settle. You Don’t Have To. Even At The End Of The World.”

Generally post-apocalyptic movies can all start to feel the same and are usually kind of a big bummer (we imagine that’s partly because it’s about the end of the world and all that…). Luckily, this week’s movie somehow creates a fresh spin to the genre with plenty of laughs, action, heart, and charm! So join Tuong and producer, DJ, vocalist, and Giant Crab Monster Adam Jasim as they journey across the land to kick ass in the name of romance while talking about 2020’s Love and Monsters!

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Ep 70 – The Silence of the Lambs (1991) with Kelley Oliver

“Well, Hello Clarice”

Thanks to the bone-chilling performance of Anthony Hopkins, The Silence of the Lambs has become a franchise that has no shortage of sequels and spin offs that is continuing to be milked for all it’s worth. But what’s the big deal anyway? Join Tuong La and intrepid FBI detective in training, Kelley Oliver, as they watch this classic psychological thriller horror for the first time and crack the case on why 1991’s The Silence of the Lambs is one of the most revered movies of all time.

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106 – Top 5 Super Mario Songs

Mama mia! It’s Mario time!
To celebrate our favourite mushroom-eating, high-jumping, adventure-seeking Italian plumber on his 35th birthday, we take a look back on all the Mario games that have brought us gamers so much joy over the years. While last year we ranked Top 5 Super Mario Games, this year we wanted to celebrate an aspect of these iconic platformers that is crucial to making these games what they are but are so often overlooked – the music! This week join Tuong La and Koopa Kids Samantha Leggatt, Spencer Moreland, and Alex Toth as they venture into the Mushroom Kingdom, high on a star power up, while grooving out and ranking Top 5 Super Mario Songs!

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104 – Top 5 Love Songs

Stop! In the name of love (songs)!
It’s time for yet another Valentine’s Ranked Special! Music and Love have gone hand in hand since the dawn of the cavemen (probably). As long as there has been music, there have been people out there singing about their feelings for one another. So how do you make a good song from a topic that has been covered millions of times without being overly cheesy, obvious, and copying what’s come before? Join Tuong La and Palentine’s Kristy Matheson, Amanda Gulka-Armstrong, and Laura Gordon as they get hot and steamy while ranking Top 5 Love Songs!

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Friday the 13th

Come on down to Camp Crystal Lake where we haven’t had a single camper die for weeks!

For a fun throwback we’ll be checking out some old reels from the 1980/2009 seasons! Watch as the counselors enjoy various camp amenities such as track and field, archery and ax throwing. (Pay attention, because there just might be a cameo from every camper’s favorite former cook: Mrs. Voorhees!) If movies aren’t your thing, you can always go for a nature run with former camper/current groundskeeper Jason!

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