Sal Monaco: The Oracle of Enlightenment
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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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12/21/16 Deck the Podcast with bounds of Dalex
 The observer, Raindancer and Rain Taylor interview new actor Ron Bell and director Brian Dudeman. Also Sensatinal Sheri returns and a new audio play is performed. Reviews of several plays are done including Buffalo Pinocchio, Get Smart and It's a Wonderful Life.
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Horror or Horrable
Sal, Amanda and Dave H interview new actresses Dani Lawrencia and Maggie Nlmbs Harris. They review several movies from Buffalo Dreams Film Festival, plus some regular films and interview Author and Filmmaker Gregory Lamberson  and Bob from the Screening Room. They also discuss the upcoming Foxprowl convention.
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10/25/16 Halloween Tour and Reviews
Sal, Amanda, Dave H and Patti are joined by actor Bill Colosimo. They review several haunted houses and Halloween events and Play interviews with people from Frightworld, District of the Dead and Holiday Hollows. The Halloween episode of The Mighty Beyond plays out, so join in the scary fun of this joyous season.
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9/22/16 Fall into Fun Filled Fall Activities
Rain Taylor (Sami Carol) talks about her auditions. The Doctor (Tayna Laubacher) talks about the upcoming Eeriecon‹. Kiliki the podcaster is interviewed from Georgia. The latest installment of the Mighty Beyond is done (Radio play). Chris Scioli talks about Buffalo Dreams Fantasy Film Festival. Reviews of Queencity Conquest, The Buffalo Chicken Wing Festival, The Gypsy Parlor Anniversary Party and the Martin's Fantasy Island Haunted Cowboy Show. Plus talk of the upcoming Halloween tour. The Volluptious Vampire (Tessa Barrett) and her wifey the Rain Dancer (Patti Crowe) show there great acting chops and Rain Dancer talks about her upcoming play Get Smart.
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8/23/16 Pros Cons and Chaos
Sal (the observer) and Liz (the author) interview actor, musician and playwright Gorden Blake. We do an audio play and do 3 phone interviews. It is a crazy and funny show. Corey Russell of Fanworld Con, Sean Gilgore speaks on Queen City Conquest con and Kiliki Claybaugh talks about her 2 podcasts.
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7/7/16 Pros and Cons
Sal the Observer, Jen the Great, Tayna the Doctor, Tessa the Buxom Vampire, Patti Raindancer Crowe, Sami Raine Taylor and guest Lisa Stevens discuss the pros and cons of cons, do an audioplay about this weekend's Nerdy Gras fundraiser for Eeriecon, and share their favorite things about the various types of cons, and things they'd like to see added. We also discuss upcoming events, like Tatsu Con at the end of the month and the Italian Festival. There're lots of ways to have fun this summer!
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6/17/16 Consent and Cosplay
Sal the Observer, Queen Awesome Amanda, JT (Jen) the Great, Sami "Raine Taylor" Carol, Tayna "The Doctor", Patty "I don't know yet!" Crowe (nickname tba :) ), and Tessa the Buxom Vampire (hee hee!) trip through an audioplay fairly gracefully, then discuss the important topic of Consent and Cosplay. This is the concept that wearing a cosplay does not mean you're inviting people to take your picture without asking. We wrapped it up with some movie reviews (SPOILER ALERT for The Secret Life of Pets). Bon Appetite!
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5/13/16 Artistic Excellence (aka Chris Evans' butt)
Sal the Observer, Jen the Great, Amanda the Queen Awesome, and Tayna the Doctor host actresses Rachel Rose and Patti Crowe and phone in guests Sean Gilgore and Mark Miller in long-winded discussions about cons, Star Wars, movies and Chris Evan's butt. We enjoy putting on an audioplay about Star Wars food, and review the upcoming Queen City Conquest as well as the just-past Lilcon. We also mention the upcoming Anime North. Bon Appetite!
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4/21/16 Cosplay Con
Sal the Observer, Queen Awesome Amanda Goran, along with actresses Tayna Laubacher, Sami Carol, Patty Crowne, Racheal Castieonia and Brandon Machajewski all do an audio play as chapter 15 of the Mighty Beyond. Plus a review of UB Con, Various Cosplays and cosplay issues.
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