The Indoor Kids with Kumail Nanjiani and Emily V. Gordon

Recovering video game addict Tom Lennon (The State, Reno 911, I Love You, Man) tells The Indoor Kids about the horrifying struggles which led him to quit video gaming forever. Also, he shares his tips on getting laid. None of them, unfortunately, involve video games. :(

Direct download: Video_Game_Addiction_Episode_with_Tom_Lennon.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 12:38am PDT

Paul Scheer (NTSFSD:SUV, The League, Human Giant, Children’s Hospital) has made some terrible decisions when it comes to choosing consoles. In the past he has owned Sega CD, Sega 32x, Atari Lynx, and even the Philips 3DO. He comes over to talk about what it felt like to always have the wrong console, and The Indoor Kids end up talking about an alternate history of video games, full of promises broken and games unreleased.

Direct download: The_Wrong_Horse_with_Paul_Scheer.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 11:49pm PDT

The Indoor Kids tell stories of gaming with their parents, and read listener letters about their experiences. Ron Funches (Conan) drops in to talk about bonding with his 8 year old son through gaming, and to lament the lack of black protagonists in video games. (Yes, we know about Michael Jackson in Moonwalker.) Spoiler alert: He hates Barret in Final Fantasy 7.

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Category:general -- posted at: 5:26pm PDT

Aisha Tyler (Archer) & The Indoor Kids discuss her gaming rules, her gaming strategies, and her plans for the impending Zombiepocalypse. Oh, and masturbation. They talk about masturbation for a while.

**SPOILERS**

47:50 - 47:55 Gears of War 2

48:00 -  50:03 Dawn of the Dead (2004 movie)

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Category:general -- posted at: 10:46pm PDT

Dominic Dierkes (Derrick Comedy, The Anytime Show podcast) stops by to discuss racism & sexism in video games, his experiences writing for the videogame awards for Spike TV, and we discuss whether we prefer killing humans or monsters/aliens/robots/monster-alien-robots in our video games.

**SPOILER ALERT** 1:18:44 - 1:20:00 (Very vague Braid spoilers)

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Category:general -- posted at: 12:14am PDT

The Indoor Kids say farewell to Ali Baker, who must move back to the East Coast to further her education, and welcome Emily V. Gordon as the new co-host. Steve Agee (Sara Silverman Program, first guest on our podcast) returns to usher in a new beginning and read all the wonderful letters that our wonderful listeners have sent in. A bittersweet time is had by all.

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Category:general -- posted at: 2:51pm PDT

The special 16 bit music episode features comedians Brent Weinbach and Moshe Kasher playing their favorite music from SNES games and trying to figure out what the secret of Mana actually is.

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Category:general -- posted at: 10:15pm PDT

Carlos Ferro (Dom from Gears of War, Leonardo Da Vinci from Assassin's Creed, and 100's of other games) stops by to talk about the his favorite superheroes, whether being a "geek" has become mainstream, and that one scene in Gears of War 2 that made him cry. (Let's face it, it made all of us cry.)

**SPOILER ALERT** Gears of War 2 (18:00 - 22:00)

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Jordan Morris (Jordan, Jesse, Go!) talks about his Top 5 fighting games, video gaming as a spectator sport, and who he would want to dress up as at Comic Con. (Hint: It involves millions of dollars in research and development.)  

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Category:general -- posted at: 1:23am PDT

The Indoor Kids welcome Todd Levin (writer on Conan) to the show to discuss his series of articles "Consoles I Have Known" (http://www.themorningnews.org/archive/tag/consolesihaveknown). They take a nostalgic tour of the first consoles they ever bought, the first games they ever beat, and which video games have special emotional significance for them. And Seaman. They talk about Seaman.

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Category:general -- posted at: 12:06am PDT