Sal Monaco: The Oracle of Enlightenment
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12/14/17  Christmas Cheer
 We bring you a podcast full of holiday cheer. Cassie aka the bookworm starts this off with a lovely bit of "Greensleeves" . We again welcome back guest Kevin Dennis to discuss his latest show Bloody Jack with Town Players. Following that we went right in to our audio play an introduction to our new character Butch, played by Kevin, a shady but likely character which you are all sure to enjoy. Next Sal the observer and Amanda the Queen Awesome quickly run through a bunch of the movies they saw at this year's Buffalo Dreams fantastic film festival each given a quick review of each film mentioned. We close out of podcast with a debate on christmas movies. We each talk about our favorites and have a lengthly talk on the Christmas Carol and it's many adaptations. Lastly we share news of the Disney-Fox merger and share our quick thoughts but I'm sure there will be more opinions on that topic in the future. We would like to wish everyone a Merry Christmas and Happy Holidays and have a Happy New Year!
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11/28/17 Pajama Party
Sal the Observer, Cassie the Bookworm, Tera Princess Buttercup and Fauxhawk Kerry interview new actors Robert "Wolverine" Smith and Mark J Mendola, The Buffalo Penguin. They do a radio play of the Mighty Beyond, talk about the Superhero Alliance, and have an in-studio pajama party.
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10/19/17 Zombies and Horrors and Haunts.  Oh, my!
The Observer, The Hitman, Queen Awesome, Kaia Blue, Tink, Princess Buttercup, and Faux Hawk interviewed local horror film maker and author Greg Lamberson and Steve from Frightworld. The audio play was all about game testing a Dr. Who game.  Reviews of local haunts and events were also discussed.  Thanks, everyone!  We will see you again soon!
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9/21/17 Bubble Bubble Toil and Trouble
The observer, princess buttercup, the bookworm and the mohawk do an audio play and interview new actress Diana Lenska. There is talk of Flower City MiniCon . The Buffalo Niagara Film Fesival and the upcoming halloween tour as well as a review of the Buffalo Chicken Wing Festival.
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8/29/17 The New Girls haven't "escaped" yet
The Oracle, Kaia Blue, Tink, Bookworm, Kerry, and Tera perform a new episode of The Mighty Beyond.  The Oracle, Amanda, and Dave discuss the Erie County Fair with an interview with Andre Panfilova and his Amazing Performing Pet Show.  The new Actresses are interviewed and alot of fun ensues. Watch our Facebook page for the relaunch of our Twitter (@BYDtheMS) and Instagram (BYDtheMS) accounts and upcoming contest running September 1-30, 2017. Visit ECFair.org for Erie County Fair information.
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7/26/17 Lovely Ladies and a Left Winger
The Observer, Kaia Blue, and The Bookworm interview Gordon Blake (Raphael Shakespeare) and play an interview with the Queen City Conquest crew.
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6/27/17 Funworld
The Observer, Kaia Blue, and Raindancer interview actresses Tink, Cassie O'Connell, and Cierra Darden; and actors Kevin Dennis and Tim Bookhagen; Fans were treated to an audio play and a phone interview with Corey Russell of Fan World Fun was had by all!
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5/18/17 Con's Parks and Movies - Hear all about it
Sal (the observer), the return of Amanda (Queen Awsome) and Dave (the Hitman) and we welcome back after a long hiatus Amy J. Baker and Ariel Decker. They discuss summer time activities, upcoming conventions and some movie news. Anime North, Flower City Comicon and Queen City Conquest
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4/20/17 Cosplay and Media 
Rain Taylor, the Doctor and the Observer talk about cosplay, the upcoming lil con and how characters adapt to different media's.
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3/29/17 March Madness
Sal, The Doctor, Raindancer and new co-host KB interview actresses Angela Fox (back after many years) and first-time actress Robin Fronczak-Dulniak. A review of Kaminari con Plus enjoy our March Madness free-for-all.
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2/21/17 Dress Rehearsal - Welcome to the Mainstream
Sal the Observer, Tayna the Doctor and Patty the Rain Dancer interview actresses Kris Bookhagen and Emily Rose Abramo (Tink). We talk about theatre and fandom. We review the Buffalo Soup Festival also talk about some of the celebrities who have left us.
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1/19/17 Halfway To Cosplay
The Observer, the Doctor and Riane Taylor interview cosplayer Mark Patenaude and new actress Skeri Keri. Topics discussed are Homestuck, various forms of cosplay and different issues in fandom
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