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11/17/20 Wayne's World
On this show Sal Monaco, Maria Eleyna, Jennifer Thomas, and Wayne Conover discussed the following:
- The audio play "Improving History" was performed.
- Pictures of Sal's 50th birthday were shown
- Interview with Wayne Conover and his career as a cameraman and actor.
- The trailer of the movie "Beyond the Mainstream" was shown and Jenn discussed the editing.
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11/10/20 The Bedtime Story Part 2
On this show Sal, Brandon, Rachel and Lina discussed the following topics:
- They performed the audio play "The Bedtime Story Pt 2".
- The short film "Switching Mommy" was shown.
- The short film "Halfway to Halloween" was shown.
- Discussed holiday programming
- Talked about remakes of movies and early Hollywood productions.
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10/29/20 Halloween Treats
On this show Sal, Brandon, Rachel and Lina discussed the following topics.
- Performed the Mighty Beyond Bedtime Story Part One
- Halloween Movies
- Pictures of Halloween were shown
- The Great Pumpkin Farm
- What to do on a Covid Halloween
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10/11/20 Halloween - what's left of it
On this show, Sal, Maria, Brandon and Rachel discussed the following topics:
- How will Halloween be this year.
- The passing of David Schwartz
- The Mighty Beyond episode Maze Master Part 1 is performed.
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9/15/20 The NIghtshade Saga Part 4, the comedy
On this episode, Sal, Rachel, Maria and Brandon discussed the following topics:
- The final audio play in the Nightshade Saga was performed
- Photos of the Laraby Family characters
- Buffalo Dreams Fantastic Film Festival
- The Late Michael O'Hear
- Trailers from season 2 of the Mighty Beyond Web Series
- Trailer from the upcoming Mighty Beyond Table Reading Series
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8/11/20 Escape from NIghtshade
On this show Sal, Sarah Emmerling, Rachel Drusilla Rose Schifano, Bandon Machajewski, Maria Eleyna, Sharilyn Huard discussed the following topics:
- Interview with Michelle Kozlowski.
- The introduction of Sarah Emmerling
- The audio play "Escape from Nightshade Pt3" was performed
- Photos of the Gothic Characters were shown
- Scenes from "Halfway to Halloween" were shown
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8/6/20 Escape from NIghtshade pt2
8On this show Sal, Brandon Machajewski, Maria Eleyna, and Rachel Drusukka Rose Schitano discussed the following topics:
- Part Two of the audio play called "Escape from NIghtshade" written by Sal
- Reviews of the TV shows "Warrior Nun", "Cursed" and "Star Trek Lower Deck"
- The blooper film from Beyond the Mainstream was shown
- Outtakes from the film "Buffalo Gals" were shown
- They looked at photos of the characters of Rachel and her family
- Karaoke in Buffalo during Covid-19
- Japanese animations
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7/23/20 Independence or Not?
On this show Sal, Maria Eleyna, Rachel Drusilla Rose Schifano, Brandon Machajewski, Shatara Brooks discussed the following topics:
- The next episode of the Mighty Beyond Audio Series was performed
- Pictures were shown of Rachel's Fourth of July barbecue.
- The blooper video of Beyond the Mainstream was shown.

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7/9/20 Zooma zoom zoom zoom
On this show Sal, Maria Eleyna, Rachel Drusilla Rose Schifano, Brandon Machajewski, Kayla Solari, Lena Avalene, discussed the following topics:
- Kayla's merchandise
- The acting careers of Brandon, Lena and Rachel
- New TV shows
- A new audio play from the Mighty Beyond was performed called "Pandemic Two".
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6/11/20 Vampires and Hippies Braving the Pandemic
On this show Sal, Tessa Barrett Sampson, and Tara J. Murphy discussed the following topics:
- Experiences with the pandemic
- We looked at photos from Tessa's and Tara's galleries
- An audio play was performed: The first episode of the Mighty Beyond
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5/28/20 To Skype or Not to Skype
NOTICE: The sound does not start until 15:28 due to technical issues.
On this show, Sal, Amanda, Maria Eleyna and Kayla Solarai discussed the following:
- Kayla uses her 3-D printing skills to make mugs, figures and structures.
- Kayla also makes T-Shirts
- Another episode of the Mighty Beyond was shown and discussed
- Photos were shown of a day on the set of the Mighty Beyond
- How the coronavirus is affecting conventions and festivals.
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5/29/20 Food and Fun
Sal and Amanda discussed the following topics:
- Twelve snacks from the UK were sampled on the show and commented on.
- The reopening phases of the economy after the epidemic
- Episode of two of "The Mighty Beyond" called "Tough Love" was screened
- A photo series of the Anchor Bar was presented and discussed
- Update on which local festivals are still scheduled
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