Episode 10 - "King of Rocky Horror"

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Thanks for joining us for another episode of PHP. This week, at the suggestion of Rachel, we went to see The Rocky Horror show in Downtown Indianapolis. In return, Nathan brought The Dark Tower: The Gunslinger to the table. Also, we got a freaking sponsor for our podcast: El Yucateco!

The Rocky Horror Show Indy:
NUVO’s 2015 and 2017 Best of Indy #1 pick for Best Locally Produced Play, THE ROCKY HORROR SHOW, returns to the Athenaeum Theatre October 26th-November 3rd. Squeaky-clean couple Brad and Janet find themselves stranded on a dark and stormy night. A flat tire brings them to the home of the fabulous and mysterious Dr. Frank N Furter. Too bad for them, they’ve arrived on a very special night! Soon, Brad and Janet will meet Frank’s newest “creation”, battle with temptation, and experience the craziest evening of their lives. Let’s Do The Time Warp Again!

The Dark Tower: The Gunslinger
The Gunslinger is a  fantasy novel by American author Stephen King, the first volume in the Dark Tower series. The Gunslinger was first published in 1982 as a fix-up novel, joining five short stories that had been published between 1978 and 1981. King substantially revised the novel in 2003, and this version is in print today. The story centers upon Roland Deschain, the last gunslinger, who has been chasing after his adversary, "the man in black," for many years. The novel fuses Western fiction with fantasy, science fiction and horror, following Roland's trek through a vast desert and beyond in search of the man in black. Roland meets several people along his journey, including a boy named Jake Chambers who travels with him part of the way.


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Episode 09 - "Phantasm of the Corn"

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In this episode, we celebrate the best of all holidays, Halloween, with a few classic cult horror movie reviews. Rachel brings creepy kids and sweet corn to the table with Children of the Corn. Meanwhile, Nathan makes Rachel sit through the fairly incomprehensible mess, Phantasm. Fun is had by all.

Phantasm is a 1979 American horror film directed, written, photographed, and edited by Don Coscarelli. It stars Michael Baldwin, Bill Thornbury, Reggie Bannister, Kathy Lester, and Angus Scrimm.
Stephen King's Children of the Corn is a 1984 American horror film based upon Stephen King’s 1977 short story of the same name. Directed by Fritz Kiersch, the film's cast consists of Peter Horton, Linda Hamilton, John Franklin, Courtney Gains, Robby Kiger, Anne Marie McEvoy, and Julie Maddalena and R. G. Armstrong.”
-Wikipedia


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Episode 08 - "The Scoobies go to Prom"

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We’re back, finally, with another exploration into the vampire milieu. This episode, we depart ever so slightly from the norm by having our very first guest! We are joined by the amazing Dixie Cochran from Onyx Path Publishing to talk about the classic “Buffy the Vampire Slayer” series starring Sarah Michelle Gellar.

We talk about three of the classic Buffy episodes:
Episode 1 - The Wish
Cordelia returns to school only to be rejected by Harmony and her former clique, who taunt her as "Xander's castoff". She goes to The Bronze where Buffy accidentally humiliates her further by knocking her into a pile of trash in front of her friends. Cordelia decides that Buffy is to blame for her predicament. The next day, new girl Anya gives Cordelia an amulet while trying to goad her into wishing something bad would happen to Xander. Instead Cordelia wishes that Buffy had never come to Sunnydale. Anya immediately transforms into Anyanka, the vengeance demon of scorned and wronged women, and grants the wish.
Episode 2 - The Prom
At school, Anya asks Xander to the Prom. Later, Buffy, Willow, Oz, and Xander discuss prom plans, and dresses. Buffy's mother Joyce visits Angel at the mansion and tells him that he cannot get in the way of Buffy's future, and that he will have to do something about it.
Episode 3 - Hush
In "Hush", a group of fairytale ghouls named "The Gentlemen" come to town and steal everyone's voices, leaving them unable to scream when The Gentlemen cut out their hearts. Buffy and her friends must communicate with one another silently as they try to discover why no one can speak and find whoever is murdering the townspeople. They must also find ways to express their feelings about each other and keep some semblance of control as the town descends into chaos.

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Episode 07 - "Chain of Command"

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In this episode, Nathan and Rachel discuss two pieces of cult cinema. First, Rachel talks about her experience seeing the 1983 Brian De Palma crime classic, “Scarface.”
Scarface is a 1983 American crime film directed by Brian De Palma and written by Oliver Stone, a remake of the 1932 film of the same name. The film tells the story of Cuban refugee Tony Montana (Al Pacino) who arrives in 1980s Miami with nothing and rises to become a powerful drug kingpin.
Then, Nate talks about his experience watching the Sci-Fi Western cult classic, “Firefly.”
Firefly is an American space Western drama television series which ran from 2002–2003, created by writer and director Joss Whedon, under his Mutant Enemy Productions label. Whedon served as an executive producer, along with Tim Minear.

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Episode 05 - "Sweet Home Chicago"

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In this episode, Nate and Rachel take a trip to Chicago for the holiday and share some awesome foods that both had been missing in their lives. Firstly, Nate tries Indian food for the first time. After a three and a half hour drive, Rachel is introduced to the Chicago Style Hot Dog. 
Shalimar Indian Restaurant 
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Episode 04 - "Settlers of Skyrim"

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Consistent with our previous podcasts, Rachel and Nathan each bring a fun thing to the table to share with one another. The hosts reveal things about themselves and learn things about each other. Essentially, Rachel learns about Nate's recovery from Skyrim. Also, these wacky kids play Settlers of Catan. 
Next episode: Harry Potter and the Punisher. 

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Episode 03 - "Apocalypse in Space"

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In this episode, Rachel and Nate share the their love for two new pieces of cinema: Nathan shares the 1979 film Apocalypse Now and Rachel shares a selection of classic and TNG Star Trek episodes. We learn new things and there is much rejoicing. 

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Episode 02 - "Grappling With Nostalgia"

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Rachel and Nathan sat down for an exchange of pop-culture from their respective youths, as the very concept of this podcast would dictate! In this episode, the 1992 Disney Classic, "Aladdin" is explored. Additionally, we watched and discussed the 1998 WWF (E) King of the Ring. Join us! 


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Episode 01 - "Exposing Ourselves"

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In this first episode Nate and Rachel introduce the premise of their new podcast. Why do they have a new podcast? Why not? You deserve more sweet, sweet muffin content, and they are excited to serve up the cuteness as they chat about all their favorite stuffs and things prior to their nerdy merger. Give it a listen. Or don't! They'll probably continue with this self-indulgent stroll down memory lane regardless. 

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