Two longtime collaborators take a deep-dive into the world of fan/fiction to dissect the why of creativity.

Zach Duensing

Andrew Gumm

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S2E01: Sarah Beth The Good

In this episode the boys interview Sarah Beth Gumm, our go-to Fan Fic expert and Andrew’s sister. She hips us to the in vogue fan fic resource. We discuss the merits of [...]
Posted: Tue September 18, 2018
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S1E12: Cutting Room Floor

This one is like the deleted scenes section of a dvd. These are fun, silly, and often humiliating snippets from the podcast that have been cut. Now they have been stitched [...]
Posted: Fri July 13, 2018

S1E11: The Pilot

This is the first episode ever recorded for the podcast, released for the first time! Zach and Andrew have even less of an idea what they are talking about than usual. This is [...]
Posted: Fri July 13, 2018

S1E10: One Offs

Zach and Andrew find the loneliest corners of the Internet, pieces of fanfic with only one story written. The following question is pondered. If Avengers has 60,000 stories [...]
Posted: Fri July 13, 2018

S1E9: Puffs

Zach and Andrew go to see Puffs, the off broadway play from season 1. Zach has a nice time. Andrew nearly has a stroke.
Posted: Fri July 13, 2018

S1E8: My Little Pony

As promised, Zach and Andrew return to Equestria for a deep dive into My Little Pony fanfic. Many questions are answered, but one remains elusive... is it a sex thing?
Posted: Fri July 13, 2018

S1E7: Bart Simpson / Ginny Weasley

Two of Zach’s favorite fictions get combined in a collaborative project that’s taken years and incorporated hundreds of Artists. Andrew can’t get away from Harry Potter. Zach [...]
Posted: Tue May 1, 2018

S1E6: Oedipus / Hufflepuffs

Zach and Andrew take a trip off Broadway. Zach goes down the rabbit hole.
Posted: Tue May 1, 2018

S1E5: Overwatch / Garfield

Our hosts go even further down the rabbit hole with Andrew exploring the world of video games fanfic. Zach ruins Italian Food.
Posted: Tue May 1, 2018

S1E4: Buffy the Vampire Slayer / Black Swan

Andrew and Zach discover what’s beyond the fourth wall. Zach blows Andrew's mind.
Posted: Tue May 1, 2018

S1E3: Harry Potter / Prometheus

Zach finds a crossover that combines his favorite and least favorite fictions. They both discuss ubiquitous My Little Pony Fanfic and attempt to answer the eternal question, [...]
Posted: Tue May 1, 2018

S1E2: Stephen Colbert / Carmen Sandiego

Andrew and Zach dive a little deeper into the world of online Fan Fiction. A trip back to 2006 reveals two wildly different worlds that mesh surprisingly well. Zach ruins [...]
Posted: Tue May 1, 2018
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