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Episode 40: It is Melee! with Nathaniel Bandy and Carl

IT IS MELEE!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! The game that sparked a meme and merchandise. Super Smash Brothers Melee, arguably the best game in the series. Join Nathaniel Bandy and Carl as they say the line and talk about what made the game special.

Special Thanks to the C stick.

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Episode 39: Mass Effect with Matt Dykes

ATH’s very own Matt Dykes joins us to talk the Mass Effect series. If you haven’t played these go out and get all four right now!

Special Thanks to all those not using the stupid ghost child trope in Science Fiction.

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Pandemic Picks: Jericho

In this time of self imposed quarantine we need something to take our minds off of the awfulness that is occurring in the real world. Not surprisingly viewing habits seem to reflect the real world events, the number of people watching films such as Contagion has skyrocketed. So here is my Pandemic Pick for today which I have just finished binging for what is probably the fiftieth time. Jericho.

I’ll preface this with saying this is going to be a brief unspoilery overview of why it’s a good watch as I plan on doing a more in depth article about the series at some point. I’m keeping this spoiler free because it is a really good show that you should go into without having things spoiled for you if possible.

Jericho is the story of a small town in Kansas trying to survive the after effects of a series of nuclear blasts occurring all over the US which has crippled the country. Not only was the series about survival but it was also had an espionage twist and an aura of mystery surrounding several of the characters. It also has some very chilling images, one of the most iconic from the series was that of a young boy witnessing the mushroom cloud of a nuclear blast. This image became heavily used in marketing and is on the cover of the Complete Series DVD Set in the UK.

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ATH Network’s Holiday Celebration!

Ignore your family and hang out with us!

Merry Christmas and Happy Holidays from all of us over at the ATH Network of podcasts! We know you’re probably opening gifts or feasting with family but forget all of that and come join us for two Christmas-themed podcasts as well as an article from our friend and main contributor Matt Dykes.


AFTER THE HYPE EP. 261 – FEEL GOOD CHRISTMAS MOVIES BATTLE

Twas the day that was Christmas and all through your earbuds came the sounds of epic battle. That’s right, you wonderful holiday people! We watched a bunch of “feel good” Christmas movies and argued pleasantly for over an hour about which one was best.

Go to the episode post here, or just listen below

Beat that, loved ones!


VENTURE BROS: A VERY VENTURE CHRISTMAS

Nothing says holiday celebration like hanging out with friends talking about the greatest animated show of all time and its…uh…well…not very good holiday special. At least there’s fun banter between Bryan Dressel, Nick “Sugar Cookie” Friedemann, and Graham “Bah-Humbug” Mason.

You can listen to the episode below or go to the episode post with all them fancy shownotes and pictures

Suck it, family time!


ALTERNATIVE CHRISTMAS MOVIES – BY MATT DYKES

And then we’ve got a new article from our friend and contributor Matt Dykes about alternative Christmas movies to watch when you’ve burned through all the best “feel good” Christmas movies like The Mistle-Tones, My Santa, 12 Dates of Christmas, A Cinderella Christmas, or Married By Christmas.

It’s quite the fun read and I’d advise you to check it out here.


See? Aren’t you glad you spent your holiday with us instead? We laughed, we cried, we battled, and we discussed a disappointing Christmas Special to the greatest animated show of all time. It was truly an epic day that changed all of our lives. Now you’re ready to go out there and face 2019 like a champ!