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Curating The K-Hole: Music Selection in the Apocalypse

Fanbyte Podcast Czar merritt k and I recently wrapped Season 1 of our interview show, The K-Hole. These 30 episodes (canonically at least) include discussions, diatribes, and discourse with the very best and weirdest folk the internet has to offer, such as political commentator Felix Biederman, child actress and writer…

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Monster Hunter Rise Review Podcast

The hunt is on once again in our Monster Hunter Rise review podcast! Fanbyte editor Steven Strom assembles a crack team at the Gathering Hub — including cohosts and fellow editors Imran Khan and merritt k, with Paul Tamayo on Palico duty (i.e. producing the episode). With such expert players…

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Hey! We Have a Podcast Network Now!

Hi friends! As you may have noticed, we’ve been putting out a lot of podcasts lately. This is deliberate: we have a lot to say! There’s a lot we’re excited about, and a lot to discuss. It’s also been a major goal of mine, since starting here back in October,…

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Pivot To Chair – A Chair Podcast: Episode 1

Welcome to Pivot To Chair, a new podcast from your friends here at Fanbyte. On this show, we talk about chairs. What they look like, where they go, what they do, etc. Each week, we’ll come to the proverbial table with a new chair, ready for conversation. If you or…

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SportsMiddle 7: Sabrina Ionescu is Good at Basketball

This week on SportsMiddle, the crew welcomes Natalie Weiner to chat about the WNBA, ESPN’s The Last Dance, and more!   You can check out the episode in the fancy new player above! Otherwise, head to iTunes ,Spotify, or your favorite podcatcher. While you’re there, consider rating us or leaving…

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Good Morning EDZ 4: I Am Once Again Asking You to Respect the Drip

Another week brings another very slow news day for Destiny 2! Merritt and Steven, however, will not be deterred. The Destiny duo brings new stuff to talk about (and grouses about merritt’s lacking in-game fashion). They also have opinions on stat trackers, Titans, and… Monster Hunter? Yep! Let’s see where…

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You Love To See It: Batman Forever

Today on You Love To See It — Fanbyte’s premiere movie rewatch podcast — Fanfyte Editor LB Hunktears joins Danielle and merritt for an examination of Joel Schumacher’s unhinged, campy, 1995 comics extravaganza, Batman Forever. Sporting wild production design, a very queer-coded “gay chad gaze,” Jim Carrey, Val Kilmer, Nicole…

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Fanwidth (A Fanbyte Podcast) Episode 57: THE TIME OF DOUG

We’ll give you five guesses to figure out which 90s Disney cartoons we talk about this week! Or maybe you want to know why it’s raining ash in New York City? And should you, or should you not, want to fuck a cartoon? Find the answers to life’s greatest questions…

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Eric Thurm Makes merritt k Watch Anime 2: The Melancholy of Haruhi Suzumiya

Fanbyte Secretary of Anime Eric Thurm brought three episodes of The Melancholy of Haruhi Suzumiya to Features and Trending Editor merritt k, a series based on the light novels of the same name. The show features the eponymous Haruhi Suzumiya, a wacky schoolgirl who is obsessed with the supernatural, but…

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Good Morning EDZ 3: Iron Banana Returns

Season of the Worthy marches on, bringing its marauders to the moon. A new bunker has opened! Iron Banana has returned! There have been some minor tweaks and bug fixes! Okay, it’s a pretty light week for new stuff in Destiny 2 right now, but we’ve still got plenty to say…

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Good Morning EDZ 2: Gotta Respect the Orb

Steven and merritt return this week to talk about Destiny 2 in podcast form. What new events have popped off inside the game this week? Well, Zavala has a security problem and Bungie might have a network problem. We go into Exotic quests and all-too-common bugs! But don’t you fret,…

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SportsMiddle 2: No Handbook for Pandemic Sports

We sure did start a sports podcast just as all sports were being cancelled, huh? To help us with that, today we welcomed a very special guest to the SportsMiddle fold: Fernanda Prates from The Athletic MMA, who gave us a good dose of humor, on-the-ground reporting from UFC Brasilia,…

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Fanwidth (A Fanbyte Podcast) Episode 55: Medieval Brian is Dead

We’re all going just a little stir crazy this week, as the L.A. team moves to a work from home schedule during the outbreak of COVID-19. But that just means more mayhem in the usual Fanbyte way. Plus games are finally coming out, which is perfect timing, and gave us…

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Papal Bull Resurrection 10: The New Young Pope

On this season-ending bonus episode of Papal Bull: Resurrection, hosts merritt k and Eric Thurm look back on their time with The New Pope, the characters they love, and where they imagine things could possibly go from here. How are John and Sophia doing, after all? They also give a…

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East Coast Office Hours 4: Yodas, Goblins, Roald

Today, the east coast crew of Fanbyte: Features and Trending Editor merritt k, and soon-to-be-EIC Danielle Riendeau discuss the fun of launching a new sports podcast when all the sports are cancelled, a Destiny podcast when considering the future of the series, and whether Yodas are goblins. We’re also excited…

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Good Morning EDZ 1: Season of the Worry

Merritt and Steven have joined forces… to take their Destiny chatter off Fanwidth! Instead, the duo has decided to create Good Morning EDZ: a podcast focused entirely on Destiny and what’s happening in the world of the Guardians. On their inaugural episode, the pair chats about Season of the Worthy,…

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You Love To See It 15: Hail Satan?

The Satanic Temple might not be what you think it is. It was founded in the last decade by a bunch of folks who wanted to use Satan as a symbol for tolerance and religious pluralism in the US, and this documentary takes a light touch towards founder Lucien Greaves…

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Fanwidth (A Fanbyte Podcast) Episode 54: Water Slides Across America

Horse crimes abound in this latest episode of Fanwidth. After that, though, the gang is ready to discuss some of the big news today: from the NFL license to Sega and VR games. Eventually we find the time to sneak in discussion of plenty of games, too! It’s truly a…

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Nioh 2 Review Podcast: An Arsenal of Options for Every Player

We’ve got a lot to say about Nioh 2 on this special episode… That’s because it’s our full Nioh 2 review! John and Steven sit down to discuss the Souls-like prequel by Team Ninja. What does the game do different than its predecessor? What does it do the same? And…

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Papal Bull Resurrection 9: Pope Emeritus

It seems like only yesterday that we were meeting the new pope, and then the second new pope… on our The New Pope companion podcast. The season has now ended, but Features and Trending Editor merritt k and Chief Liturgical Correspondent Eric Thurm are not done. Join them as they…

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