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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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5/14/20 Surviving the Pandemic
On this show Sal and Amanda discussed the following topics:
- Movies going on demand during the pandemic
- How movies on demand are affecting movie theaters
- Festivals and conventions that were cancelled
- The first episode of the Mighty Beyond called "boyfriend" was shown and commented on
- Amanda showed her facebook photos.
- The Haunted House called "Castle Blood" located in Pittsburgh (www.castleblood.com)
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5/7/20 The Vortex Opens
On this show Sal, Mick and Amanda discussed the following topics:
- The following webseries: The Mandalorian, The Whitcher, Utopia Falls.
- Sal's photographs from Kenmore Days 2019.
- The current state of conventions and festivals.
- A clip from the Mighty Beyond episode 19
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2/20/20 A New Episode of the Mighty Beyond Audio Series
SAL the Observer, Queen Awsome, and JT the Great welcome back Criss and Kim. They are joined for the first time ever on the show by phone, actress and artist Kristean Geiger. Kristean is interviewed and makes announcements about her new art projects. Plus all 6 do a great episode of the Mighty Beyond Audio Series. Also the recent demise of Fantasy Island is also talked about.
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2/11/20 Great Minds Think Alike
Sal "The Observer" Monaco, Dave "The Hitman" Horbinski and Teagan "the Blue Lantern" Eschborn have intelectual discusions. Topics include tv vs streaming, Star Trek actors who have passed and how to adapt other peoples written work.
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