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Fair Point Podcast
167 minutes | 4 years ago
117 Scare Point - Betty and Barney Hill
Couples Costumes continues on Scare Point! Craig and Nathan discuss the original alien abduction story -- that of married couple Betty and Barney Hill! They also chat about the nature of life, the door on Mercury, the face on Mars, Family Fued, Cars 3, Hopparoos, Radioactive Man, Tom DeLong, Adams Song, alien aphrodesiacs, Facebook pokes, Carl Sagan, Hillary Clinton, The X-Files, the Podesta emails, bears, breakfast pastries, made-for-TV movies, songwriters named Ben, and proto-industrial dubcore wave. Also in this episode -- the thrilling conclusion to "Guy Fawkes, Monster Hunter - The Search For Klaus Trilogy." Chapter three... "Klaus Encounters of the Third Kind!" Featuring music by Kevin MacLeod, Darren Curtis, Evo Beats, JosephFunk, BenSound, Classixs Beats, and ThrillShowX. With sound effects from www.freesfx.co.uk.
184 minutes | 4 years ago
116 Scare Point - Ed and Lorraine Warren
The theme for this year is Couples Costumes, and world famous ghost hunters Ed and Lorraine Warren are the topic of this episode. Nathan and Craig dissect their most prominent cases and crack jokes aplenty. They also discuss Avenged Sevenfold, Korn, creepy clown sightings, the Salem witch trials, reality-show ghost hunters, zombies, werewolves, frozen cavemen, de-evolution, Hillary Clinton, Sally Jessy Raphael, Ace Ventura, Ian Malcolm, sports movies, cigarette commercials, and God. Featuring music by Ross Bugden, MusicByPedro, TheBadAssRecipe, Darkness Prevails, and Kevin MacLeod; and sound effects by juskiddink and http://www.freesfx.co.uk.
104 minutes | 4 years ago
115 The Ani DiFranco Episode, or "Klaus But No Cigar"
Folk musician and feminist icon Ani DiFranco is the topic of today's Fair Point. Nathan and Craig discuss the life and career of the singer-songwriter-activist. Also discussed in this episode -- Coheed and Cambria, Gorillaz, PVRIS, Doomtree, Dan Bern, Cyndi Lauper, slavery, file sharing, Mike Judge, Rowdy Roddy Piper, and rap these days. Featuring music by Gavin Ray, Ross Bugden, Mattia Cupelli, TeknoAxe, MusicByPedro, and Kevin MacLeod.
119 minutes | 5 years ago
114 The Robocop Episode, or "The Life Of Pablocop"
Craig and Nathan are talking about everybody's favorite robot cop, Robocop. They do the usual Fair Point schtick and review a full character bio, including every movie, TV show, comic book, and video game. They also discuss Terminator, BB-8, bootleg toys, streaming music services, That 70s Show, Joe Paterno, Dave Grohl, NOFX, Arcade Fire, Kunta Kinte, Rhys Darby, and gender in robotics. Featuring "8 Bit Robot Dance" by Teknoaxe and "At Launch" by Kevin MacLeod.
113 minutes | 5 years ago
113 The Bohemian Grove Episode, or "Moloch'd And Loaded"
Popular Illuminati hang-out The Bohemian Grove is the topic for discussion this week on the podcast! One of the strangest and realest topics in the conspiracy theory wheelhouse, Bohemian Grove is the campground where all the most powerful men in the U.S. go to burn effigies to a giant stone owl. Also discussed -- Bruce Wayne, Arnold Schwarzenegar, Orange Is The New Black, Spy Vs. Spy, and scizophrenia.
41 minutes | 5 years ago
112 Fair Twenty - A Psychedelic Experience
Join the entire Fair Point crew on a psychedelic journey of bogus proportions. In this musical Four-Twenty special of Fair Point Podcast, we explore the cosmos and the depths of the human psyche. Get your altered state on and astral project yourself along with us on a crazy trip. Produced by Nathan Kappesser.
127 minutes | 5 years ago
111 The Willow Rosenberg Episode, or "That's So Beast Boy"
Buffy The Vampire Slayer's wicked baddass Wiccan bestie Willow is the topic of the day! What's the deal with this Witch anyway? Nathan and Craig discuss her high and low points throughout an extensive character bio which should appeal to fans and non-fans alike! Also discussed in this Slayeriffic episode -- discount Wilford Brimley, the science of vampires, Siri, Taoism, telepathy, Teen Titans spin-offs, Riff-Raff, Raven Simone, Rancid, and... wine. Featuring music by Mattia Cupelli, TeknoAxe, and Kevin MacLeod. This episode also features sound effects from freesfx.co.uk.
118 minutes | 5 years ago
110 The H. R. Giger Episode, or "The New Switcheroo"
Listener Appreciation Month continues with another fan requested topic -- Swiss Surrealist painter H. R. Giger. Responsible for the design of Ridley Scott's titular "Alien" and some of the most unnerving art you've ever seen in a Hot Topic poster rack, he has left behind a legacy worth discussing since his unfortunate death in 2014. Nathan and Craig talk at length about his life, his nightmares, and their own takes on some of the influences, themes, and implications of his various pieces. They also discuss fine art forgeries, absinthe, DMT, Aphex Twin, The Chalice, bandcamp, evolutionary biology, guns, biomechanics in the real world, Bambi, and that artist life. This episode features the song "Drowned Lady, Queen Of Maggots" by Amorte, "False Awakening" by Anders, "The Bomb" by HHSOLID, and "Antithesis To Bliss" by Schematics for Gravity, as well as "Days Of Chaos," "Echoes Of Time," "Mesmerize," "Myst On The Moor," and "Satiate" by Kevin MacLeod. This episode also features sound effects from freesfx.co.uk.
98 minutes | 5 years ago
109 The Mothman Episode, or "Mothballs To The Wall"
Bear witness to the weird and improbable story of the mysterious Mason County Mothman!! How does one explain the strange occurrences leading up to the devastating tragedy of December 15, 1967? Whatever the answer is, one thing is for sure -- Half-man, Half-moths are absolutely real! Join Craig and Nathan as they attempt to shed some light on The Mothman! They also discuss Neil Degrasse Tyson's rap beef, holocaust deniers, new military technology, invisible entities, the Reptillian agenda, and the Flat Earth Society. This episode dedicated to David Bowie, Alan Rickman, Abe Vigoda, Bob Denver, Dan Haggerty, and Lemmy. Featuring music by Kevin MacLeod and A7 Beatz.
105 minutes | 5 years ago
108 Outtakes III, or "Working Title"
Another year has come and gone, and the Fair Point guys are taking a look back at some of the stuff you didn't hear in 2015. Featuring David Flora, Dave Stecco, Dan McCort, Briana Joy, Superfan Josh, Superfan Zak, Ahkee Moore, Guy Fawkes, Zeus, and even Champ Guy. Discussed in this episode -- Parks And Rec, Home Alone's Kevin McAllister, Age Of Ultron, Jurassic World, the Angry Video Game Nerd, Cartoon Network, Wishmaster, meeting Morrissey, and more!
169 minutes | 5 years ago
107 The Star Wars Holiday Special, or "Twas The Week Before Christmas"
Our Christmas Episode this year opens up with an extended X-Mas adventure featuring Zeus and the Space Nazis, and then moves swiftly into the main topic for discussion. Nathan and Craig put their own unique spin on the infamous Star Wars Holiday Special! Learn about Chewbacca's family, homeworld, and favorite holiday. Also discussed -- skinny jeans, Ed Asner, The Muppets, Swiss Family Robinson, Robinson Crusoe, Indiana Jones, and cats. This episode totally Spoiler Free for Episode VII. Featuring music by Kevin MacLeod and Spike's Vibes.
108 minutes | 5 years ago
106 The Top 20 Songs Of 2004, or "Tears Of My Grandfather"
This week, Craig and Nathan are looking at the Billboard Top 20 Songs of 2015. We're guessing there's gonna be a lot of Lil' Jon and Nickelback. Also discussed in this episode -- Simple Plan, Linkin Park, Nelly, The Fugees, Kesha, Donald Trump, genocide, the racist Star Wars boycott, speaking Elvish, and Whose Line Is It Anyway? Featuring music by Ace Beatz and Kevin MacLeod.
82 minutes | 5 years ago
105 Zen Koans II, or "Et Tu Busta?"
Zen Koans, short anecdotes used for contemplation in some schools of Zen Buddhism, are the topic for today! This is a sequel to Episode 16, but you don't need to listen to the first one to enjoy this one. Nathan and Craig read and discuss several Zen Koans. They also discuss that holiday retail life, the practicality of baby cages, the freshmaking qualities of Mentos, the lavish life of a Rubik's Cube champion, undead Michael Crichton's ravenous appetite, the police's love-hate relationship with donuts, and the delicate process of cloning the endangered white rhino. Featuring music by Mitsuo Hamasaki, Eric Skiff, Eric Taylor, and Kevin MacLeod.
154 minutes | 5 years ago
104 The Primal Rage Episode, or "The Moves Like Goldblum"
Ancient dinosaur Gods do battle in the Atari arcade classic "Primal Rage." On this episode of Fair Point, learn the story behind the 2D fighter and it's small but massive roster. Nathan and Craig also jive about Star Wars body art, Satanic dinosaurs, Jurassic World's Dr. Henry Wu, Neil Degrasse Tyson, Norman Reedus, Silent Hill, Fallout 4, Super Mario RPG, Duck Hunt, Cloud Strife, Waluigi, Linkle, Pac-Man, Tiger Electronics, the ESRB, Neck Deep, Sleeping With Sirens, inernet porn, Canadian economics, the Sunday funnies, and the Flying Spaghetti Monster.
156 minutes | 5 years ago
103 Goosebumps, Books 1-5, or "November Spawned A Monster, Part II"
Listener beware, you're in for a scare! On this week's Fair Point we take a look at the first five Goosebumps books, in gruesome detail! "Welcome To Dead House," "Stay Out Of The Basement," "Monster Blood," "Say Cheese And Die," and "The Curse Of The Mummy's Tomb," are all covered in this episode. Also discussed -- Fear Street, Are You Afraid Of The Dark, Bruce Coville, Ash Vs. Evil Dead, Superman Vs. Goku, Batman Vs. The Hulk, secret Egyptian tombs, True Blood, the ultimate straight-edge, Muggle pride, Furbies, Eureka's Castle, Bulk and Skull, Sharon Lois and Bram's Elephant Show, the Lego Batman Movie, Michael Keaton, Rosario Dawson, Hashtag ForceForDaniel, and child prodigies in the field of robotics. This episode is dedicated to Gunnar Hansen. Featuring music by Aries 4rce Beatz.
138 minutes | 5 years ago
102 The Smiths Episode, or "Tragedy Plus Time Equals Morrissey"
For their third annual Guy Fawkes Day Special, Nathan and Craig take an in-depth look at The Smiths! They explore the history of the band, the controversial politics associated with their music, the stories behind some of their most recognizable songs, and the cult of personality that is Morrissey. Also, whether or not he predicted the death of Princess Diana. They also discuss Eazy-E, the drug habits of Elvis and Keith Richards, David Byrne's solo stuff, Ben Folds' ballads, Ja Rule and Ashanti's duets, odd rock-n-roll memorabilia, the most heavy metal beer, the Microsoft Word paperclip character, the skateboarding bulldog, Rick And Morty, Slave Leia merchandise, veganism, bubblegum rap, ecstasy music, and obscure Public Access gems of the past.
86 minutes | 5 years ago
101 Scare Point - The Slenderman
It's our Halloween Special 2015, all about the memetic terror of the internet, the Slenderman, or Slender Man. We discuss the fictional and legitimate history of the paranormal entity, and look at some of the lore and popular culture that has popped up surrounding it's eerie mythos. We also discuss Godsmack, Freddy Fazbear, Teddy Ruxpin, cross-dressing ghosts, sentient restaurants, angry Walking Dead fans, rotten.com, Surge Cola, MTV Cribs, white privilege, gender-neutral pronouns, and the difference between Kristen Bell and Kristen Stewart.
63 minutes | 5 years ago
100 The Djinn Episode (Superfan Special)
It's Episode 100, and the two cohosts you've totally grown to love over the last hundred episodes are discussing the supernatural beings known as djinn, or genies. They discuss their prevelant role in Arabic folklore, Islamic belief, they analyze Djinn culture, and pore over several appearances in popular media. They also talk about terrible tattoos, horror movie SFX, Wes Craven, Netflix originals, real life Pokemon, supernatural door-to-door salesmen, intoxicated fast food customers, Jalapeno Bacon Mac and Cheese, Space Jam 2, and Shaq's acting career. This episode dedicated to all of our superfans. Featuring music by Kevin MacLeod.
88 minutes | 5 years ago
99 "Fair Point Podcast, The Movie: A Radio Play" (100th Episode Special)
What starts as an innocent game of Dungeons And Dragons spirals out of control and sends Nathan and Craig adventuring across the galaxy, uncovering the dark secrets behind our place in the cosmos. Learn the fascinating origin stories of our favorite characters on a journey that will bring them closure and tie up the loose ends of the building events in our skits. This is not a normal episode of our podcast -- it is an epic feature length radio play that presupposes familiarity with the topics, themes, and characters that have defined our last 99 episodes. Featuring music by Kevin MacLeod, DJ Mustard, and JewelBeat. Featuring sound effects from freesfx.co.uk.
60 minutes | 6 years ago
98 Fair Point - Origins
Nathan and Craig reminisce about the history of Fair Point Podcast in this self-indulgent retrospective. They talk about their prequel-worthy origin story, reflect on the last ninety-seven episodes, and discuss the recurring characters they've come to love. This episode also serves as a great introduction to new listeners, and a refresher for old fans to prepare you for our two-part 100th episode special!
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