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Close Encounters of the Slurred Kind
18 minutes | Sep 8, 2020
A Smuggler's Story (Life Update)
Have you ever wondered why things happen in life? What IS our purpose on this tiny blue marble in the grand scheme of things? Blast off with Joeba Fett as he provides some life updates, new insights, and some words of inspiration to your 30-minute lunch break.
57 minutes | Sep 6, 2020
Join Joeba, Ripley, and an unexpected guest (Dwight Goodman; in no way affiliated with the Globo Gym franchise) as they celebrate their Labor Day weekend by pillaging an asteroid belt in the far reaches of the galaxy. Adventures in the chicken wing industry, poop lizards, and some of the worst jobs in Sci-Fi history await you. Climb aboard but watch your step on another episode of Close Encounters of the Slurred Kind!
61 minutes | Aug 22, 2020
Zero to Beer-o (Celestial Lives Matter)
Join our ragtag group of cadets as they travel the Anti-Matter Minute Dimension in search of more ridiculous news and shenanigans! In honor of Pluto's "demotion" anniversary, we'll be taking a peek at some of the most infamous recasts, removals, and demotions in sci-fi and pop culture. We'll also be exploring a lesser-known pandemic, as well as some groundbreaking political correctness at it's worst (can we cancel cancel culture?) All that and more on another episode of Close Encounters!
6 minutes | Aug 15, 2020
Episode V: Attack of the Promotion
As our favorite Sith Lord prepares to deliver an uplifting speech to his troops, something unexpected occurs. How will the master of darkness handle this unforeseen variable? How would YOU under similar circumstances? Find out on yet another episode of the Sith Sense!
45 minutes | Jul 26, 2020
One Beer Anniversary
Join Joeba & Ripley as they take to the stars in celebration of The Black Swirls ONE YEAR ANNIVERSARY! Space-spiracy theories will abound, humiliating stories will be told, and some long-forgotten traditions revisited. This is one adventure you don't want to miss! Show notes below! https://www.vice.com/en_us/article/y3z5wx/marco-rubio-hopes-ufos-are-aliens-not-chinese-planes?utm_source=reddit.com https://nymag.com/intelligencer/2020/07/ufo-report-pentagon-has-off-world-vehicles-not-from-earth.html https://www.insider.com/anniversary-horror-stories-reddit-2018-8
7 minutes | Jul 22, 2020
Episode IV: A New Dope
As our favorite galactic evil doer's deadline approaches, he decides to draw inspiration from a very unlikely source...
55 minutes | Jul 16, 2020
Hoppily Ever After (In Headed Bliss)
Join the Black Swirl and her crew as they crash the royal wedding of Lone Star and Princess Vespa of Druidia while discussing some wild science-fiction fueled wedding themes, and some even wilder bachelor/bachelorette party stories! Will they be able to score the reward money they came for? Will Joeba really explore Dot's Matrix? All this and more on another exciting episode of Close Encounters of the Slurred Kind. Show notes below! https://www.startrek.com/videos/the-star-trek-lower-decks-trailer-is-reporting-for-duty https://www.deseret.com/entertainment/2020/6/30/21308397/star-wars-rumor-reset-sequel-trilogy-last-jedi-rise-of-skywalker?fbclid=IwAR1LaayrUSReYxFStrk6RwFhy8tHMIOwbNit28PgNV64wvJi4moe2Ps8q9o https://gizmodo.com/25-geeky-weddings-that-are-just-as-fantastical-as-the-r-5796791?fbclid=IwAR1WxTlnmbfr55LWLKr_Pd13LxZTuKPqsy4NMiPC5ABNVphuAbEfr0rtmPU https://www.buzzfeed.com/natashajokic1/worst-bachelor-bachelorette-party-stories?fbclid=IwAR2AQyUXrc6XPw-efgVcgcWvlsX2dmYjnhP_7lmjq0cAYSiYPTz5JWMYpYE
6 minutes | Jul 3, 2020
Episode III: The Feline Menace
On this week's episode of The Sith Sense, our be-hated lord of darkness inherits something truly evil. We don't want to let the "cat" out of the bag, so sit back, relax, and enjoy some more of Vader's brief life-changing words of wisdom.
53 minutes | Jun 23, 2020
Inter-Stella Road Beers
99 bottles of Romulan ale on the, 99 bottle of Romulan ale, take one down, pass it around, 98 bottles of Romulan ale on the wall...you get the picture. Join the crew of the Black Swirl as they celebrate National Road Trip Day by making a course correction to the Cones of Corneria. Strange destinations and even stranger stories await you on yet another episode of Close Encounters of the Slurred Kind.
6 minutes | Jun 12, 2020
Episode II: A Disturbance in the Daycare
Our dastardly Darth receives his first transmission from the Anti-Matter Minute Dimension and it is not what he expects...
61 minutes | Jun 5, 2020
It's Ale About the "Momma Girl" (C.D. the Supernova)
Join the crew of the Black Swirl on their debut return to the Anti-Matter Minute Dimension as they pay tribute to Joeba's best friend and loving mother C.D., who tragically passed away on March 12th. Thank you for your continued patience and support during this difficult time. C.D. was an avid animal lover and we decided to dedicate this episode to her by discussing the most popular animals that science fiction has to offer. Sit back, laugh, cry, and drink a Diet Coke (her favorite) as we embark on our most heart-warming adventure to date. If you'd like to make a contribution to C.D.'s heroic legacy, we urge you to donate to your local animal shelter or special education program. A little goes a long way. Always remember to #lovelikecd - Stay Slurred. I love you, mom.
6 minutes | May 16, 2020
The Sith Sense - Episode I (Pilot)
Just in time for National Star Wars Day, the Close Encounters of the Slurred Kind team proudly presents a brand new bi-weekly mini-series; The Sith Sense. Deals are altered and Vader becomes a consultant - of sorts. Things are about to get weird on the drunk side of the force.
83 minutes | May 8, 2020
A New Hop (The Star Wars One)
In honor of Star Wars week (May 4th & Revenge of the 5th), our team is proud to announce an entirely Star Wars fueled episode of Close Encounters. The drunk side of the force is strong with these two. Enjoy, and as always, stay slurred! 🍻🛸
1 minutes | May 4, 2020
The Sith Sense (Trailer)
Be sure to catch new episodes of The Sith Sense every other week! Things are much more fun on the drunk side of the force. Just ask Vader.
40 minutes | Apr 23, 2020
Close Encounters of the Strange Brew Kind (Georgia Guidestones)
The Georgia Guidestones; America's Stonehenge...Or something more? Grab your tinfoil hat and follow Joeba & Ripley as they join up with Tomcat from the Strange Brew Podcast to delve deeper into the mysteries surrounding this structure's odd past. Time for a seriously dank episode of Close Encounters of the Slurred Kind.
36 minutes | Apr 12, 2020
One Small Sip for Man (One Giant Chug for Mankind)
An expert on all things NASA joins The Black Swirl as they journey to the Moon to determine whether the celestial body is really made of cheese. You’d be a LUNAtic to miss this episode which walks through missions to the Moon, Mars, and beyond! And no, there will be no Apollo-gy for the puns that come with the updates, news, and profanity that awaits you! NASA iTech: www.nasaitech.org
59 minutes | Apr 3, 2020
ForthHand Media Roundtable #1 (COVID-19)
Board The Black Swirl and her crew as they join the rest of the ForthHand Media Group led by the infamous Brent Hand of Hysteria 51 (The Lower 4th dimension) in an effort to discuss how each of our podcasts are tackling things in this current state of crisis. Updates, news, and profanity await you on the first of many ForthHand Media roundtable sessions. As always, remember to stay slurred and STAY SAFE! Hysteria 51 http://forthhand.com/hysteria-51/ The Mad Scientist http://forthhand.com/the-mad-scientist-podcast/ Rad or Fad http://forthhand.com/rad-or-fad/ Sad Times http://forthhand.com/sad-times/ Happy Horror Coffee Break http://forthhand.com/happy-horror-coffee-break/ Penny Haven http://forthhand.com/penny-haven/ Close Encounters of the Slurred Kind http://forthhand.com/close-encounters-of-the-slurred-kind/ Beyond Terrestrial http://forthhand.com/beyond-terrestrial/
41 minutes | Mar 29, 2020
An Even Hoppier Beerthday (Ripley Scott's 33rd Cycle)
Whip out your oldest bottle of Romulan Ale, it's time for yet another birthday in the Anti-Matter Minute Dimension! Join the crew of the Black Swirl as they ring in Ripley's 33rd cycle with an introduction to the worst Marvel characters of all time, the most unsanitary food delivery idea in the quadrant, the world's weirdest birthday traditions, and more in tonight's episode of Close Encounters of the Slurred Kind.
48 minutes | Mar 13, 2020
The Great Cough of China (Kung Flu & Friends)
The Black Swirl and her crew make their triumphant return in the most topical way possible. Get ready for a pandemic infused episode of Close Encounters of the Slurred Kind. Now go wash your hands.
1 minutes | Mar 3, 2020
2 Shakes of a Reptilians Tail
Ripley and I apologize for our 2 week hiatus. Repairs to the Black Swirl are underway and you can expect new content by March 13th. See you aboard and remember... Stay Slurred!
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