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Last update: 2015-04-06

Episode 11: The Frontier!

2015-04-06
Length: 1s

Back when the world was smaller, brave men and women dared to enter the undiscovered an untamed spaces on the map! We discuss these brave souls, some key Boom Towns of the old west, and get you some movie recommendations to go along with them! Plus this week's installment of the Nerd Corner gives you some more content to dive into if you love the Frontier Spirit, and Top 3 Sparks a great debate! 

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Episode 10: Villains!

2015-03-30
Length: 1s

In this tenth episode, villains, villainous origins, and the morning ritual of the Nazgul are all up for discussion. Great film, game and comic recommendations are here as usual as well as the Top 3 that closes the show! 

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Episode 9: Technophobia!

2015-03-26
Length: 1s

Are you afraid that the machines will take over? Will A.I. take control of the world and declare war on humanity? If you answered yes to any of the previous questions you have something in common with Socrates, pretty cool, eh? As usual we'll recommend some great films, games and comics for you and wrap up the show with our Top 3! 

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Episode 8: The Paranormal

2015-03-16
Length: 1s

Psychic powers? Hauntings? Dan and Jake discuss these paranormal fields and talk about some great haunted spots in the US, some spectacular frauds, as well as movies, games, and shows that you should consume if you're interested in this field. Give it a listen and share your thoughts on this controversial field! 

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Episode 7: The Apocalypse!

2015-03-09
Length: 1s

How will the world end? What will finally destroy humanity as we know it? In this episode we discuss just that and as always give you great media tie-ins to watch, read, play and enjoy. Quotes, the Nerd Corner ("Apocalypse Nerd") and the Top 3 round out the show! 

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Episode 6: Heroes Volume 1

2015-03-02
Length: 1s

Heroes give us something to aspire to, and we love to discuss our favorites and how the definition of the term has evolved over time. We then go over some great quotes on heroism, our unsung heroes of film including hilarious appearances from mundane objects! The Nerd Corner makes another appearance in which Dan brings an author, and Jake in typical fashion he brings a game. Of course the Top 3 wraps up the show as usual.  

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Episode 5: A new direction, and a Whole Lotta Love

2015-02-23
Length: 1s

In Episode 5, we look to answer the tough questions: Is love blind? Is Dan's favorite love song Kiss by Prince? Does Jake bring up Neil Gaiman again? Give it a listen and let us know what you think of the new format! 

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Episode 4: Metal, Comics, and Survival

2015-02-16
Length: 1s

Episode 4 is all about metal, and we throw four bands your way that may expand your listening habits! Also Dan talks about East of West, and Jake talks about surviving winter in the Canadian Wilderness, in a game that is. Of course no episode of Mandatory would be complete without a Top 3, and this week's is all about mobsters. 

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Episode 3: BBC Shows, YouTube Hidden Gems, and a Top 3!

2015-02-10
Length: 1s

Episode 3 of The Mandatory Podcast finds us discussing a quick news roundup, including Arrow, The Flash, and other live action comic heroes coming to the small screen. BBC shows also make an appearance, then some great Youtube finds are shared. The Top 3 this week is our Guilty Pleasures, in music. We laugh a lot at each other. 

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Mandatory Episode 2

2015-01-28
Length: 1s

In the second episode, we talk more in depth about music that we like, that we think you would too, as well as some great comics, a quick diatribe on the indie vs. AAA gaming scene, and some great action films from several continents. The always fun Top 3 closes the show! 

 

If you like what you hear or have comments or suggestions, drop us a line!

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Mandatory Episode 1

2015-01-19
Length: 1s

In this maiden episode of Mandatory, Jake and Dan introduce the show, and discuss trailers for Star Wars, and other upcoming films. TV shows, books, and some historical figures that you need to know about are all discussed with a dash of humor!  

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Mandatory

This podcast is all about the things you should know! Be they films, TV, food, comics, and so on. With new themes weekly, Jake and Dan will discuss the their favorite things, and tell you why they should be your favorite too! Top 3’s, Nerd Corner and more will round out the show that looks to “Inform, Entertain, and Promote Conversation.”

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