The Indoor Kids with Kumail Nanjiani and Emily V. Gordon

This week, Kumail and Emily welcome back Troy Baker to talk about his experience as the lead character of Shadow of Mordor. We dive into what it's like to learn how to use Talion's sword, all the backstory and extra Tolkien stuff the game didn't get to, and more! There is some basic information about the game's plot here, so if you haven't played and want to play, you may want to skip it.

Direct download: IK173_Troy_Baker_Returns.mp3
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Today Kumail and Emily are alone on their couch, talking about the scariest video game experiences they've ever had, and reading your letters about the scariest video game experiences you've ever had. Insert treat instead of trick pun here!

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Today we welcome our favorite guest Jordan Morris to chat with us about... well a lot of things. TV. Movies. Halloween. Games we're playing. SNL. The nature of fandom. DC movies. More. Enjoy it.

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Today Kumail and Emily welcome Matt, aka M Shadows of the band Avenged Sevenfold, to talk about his other passion: video games. This guy is in deep. We talk about the video game industry, the music industry, and how Matt has been competitive in video games since he was a kid. Plus we talk about the game he is releasing into the world this week, Hail to the King: Deathbat, and what the process of creating a game has been like for him over the past two years. Great dude, great episode. 

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Today we welcome Anthony Burch, from Hey Ash Whatcha Playin'?, writer of Borderlands 2 and the upcoming pre-sequel of Borderlands, to talk about storytelling in gaming, how he got started in the biz, his thoughts on TV and gaming now, and more!

WARNING: There are possible spoilers for Borderlands 1 and 2, Heavy Rain, LA Noire, The Walking Dead Season 2 (video game), and possibly the TV show Gotham in this episode.

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Today we welcome Stephen Falk, creator of the awesome FX show You're the Worst, to talk about the process of getting a show on the air, the video games he loves, and more! Plus an intro where Kumail and Emily talk Fantastic Fest and the new LotR game, Shadow of Mordor!

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Today Kumail and Emily welcome Raheem, aka Random, aka MegaRan, on a break from a tour of the US and UK! We discuss how to make music out of 8-bit game music, how he comes up with lyrics, and we play a couple of his favorite songs. Plus an intro where Kumail and Emily discuss Destiny, Doctor Who and more!

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Today Emily and Kumail welcome their old pal Pete Holmes to discuss some Mario-related mysteries and how Pete is experiencing Mass Effect for the first time. Also, they talk about a million other different things. Very quickly. Including 90210.

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Kumail and Emily are traveling and therefore are bringing you an episode from a hotel, which you will be pronouncing differently from now on. We talk horror movies, gaming news, dinosaur and serial killer news, and more! Enjoy!

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In today's episode, journey to Denver for the High Plains Comedy Festival, where the jokes are genital-related, and the toilets will be rated. Plus, you get an Intro Kids full of the TV shows and games Emily and Kumail have been consuming in the last week!

Direct download: IK164_Live_from_Denver_with_Pete_Holmes_and_Ian_Karmel.mp3
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