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On today’s show, we get a little more serious for a moment.

Today, we talk about bullying.

Not teasing, but all out bullying.

We are aware that this subject could be hard for some to listen to, so please listen at your own digression, but this was a subject that I’ve been wanting to write and talk about for some time.

If you are, or have been a victim of bullying, even as an adult in the work place (yes, it does happen, and yes, I have been a victim of that), please know that you are not alone, and you have people and resources that can help you.

If you need immediate help, please speak to someone… Anyone who will listen. If you want, I, the Uncommon Geek can be an ear. Feel free to email me at bossmonkey@uncommongeek.com Also, the number for the National Crisis hot line is 1-800-273-8255 and are available 24/7/365. I have it in my phone, just in case.

The Be a Star program.


The national Stop Bullying Campaign.


Today’s music is the song “A Night of Dizzy Spells” from Eric Skiff off his album “Resistor Anthems” Released under a Creative Commons Attribution License. Check out his music at http://ericskiff.com/music/ and, yes, as always, check out creativecommons.org for how CC Licenses can help you in your creative adventures!


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Remember my post about having a panel at the 2014 Steampunk Empire Symposium and that I said we recorded a podcast of said panel?

Well, here is that podcast!

I would love to give a shout out to everyone who came to our very first panel and participated! Without you guys, it would have just been two guys in a room talking to a bunch of chairs… and that would have just been awkward…

If you would like to read the original post that inspired this panel, here is the link… https://uncommongeek.com/2013/08/11/jedi-vs-borg/

And, as promised, here is the video that was playing while everyone was taking a seat! http://youtu.be/tEwINiMiX9o

This episode once again features the song Memory *IS* RAM from The VIRUS Empire form the album Oscillate Assimilate which is released under a Creative Commons Attribution 3.0 Unported Licenece. Checkout all of his stuff at https://soundcloud.com/thevirusempire . And, this episode of The Uncommon Geek podcast is licenced under a Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial 4.0 International Licence! Check out Creativecommons.org for more information!



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Today’s episode is all about coffee! Creative Lighter fluid!

And Star trek.

The Uncommon Geek sits down with Eclipse Coffee owner Wes Crick to talk about his love of coffee and how he went from working in coffee shops to opening and owning his own coffee shop in Kettering, Ohio!

Blog Monkey Neo joins us half way into the podcast, but better late than never, right?

Eclipse Coffee and Tea

2841 Wilmington Pike

Kettering, OH 45419

Monday through Saturday: 7am-5pm

Closed on Sundays

Today’s music is by Dueltrax called “The Megatune” released under a creative Commons Attribution 3.0 Unported Licence http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0/ ) and you can listen to all of their stuff on Bandcamp at https://soundcloud.com/dualtrax

Also, if you enjoy the podcast and blog, and would like to help keep us going, feel free to donate any amount of money to help keep us doing our thing. Visit https://uncommongeek.com/about to find the Donation button.

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“I didn’t call myself the Doctor during the Time War, but it was still a regeneration.” -The Doctor

Probably as anticipated as the 50th anniversary, the 2013 Doctor Who Christmas special has been on the lips of every Whovian ever since Matt Smith announced that he was indeed stepping down from the role of The Doctor. No one know what to expect this year, but, here it is, the day after the Christmas special, and every social media is filled with warm and loving good-byes for Matt Smith, and hardly any welcomes for Peter Capaldi that I have seen. (more…)

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The Uncommon Geek and Blog Monkey Neo travel to Cincinnati, Ohio to speak with the majestic Aloysius Fox!

And yes, his accent is real!

Join the conversation as we talk about his coming to America and how he got into putting on conventions as you enjoy hearing him speak! Become entranced by his accent as you imagine what it would be like hearing him talk about anything!

For all the information about the events mentioned in this episode, visit The Pandora Society website at http://thepandorasociety.com/

This episode features the chiptune song “A Night Of Dizzy Spells” by Eric Skiff off of the album “Resistor Anthems.” This song is released under a Creative Commons Attribution 3.0 Unported License (http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0/) Eric has a lot of really amazing songs that will go well with that video game you’ve been wanting to make! Check out his work at http://ericskiff.com/music/ and for more info on Creative Commons, visit http://creativecommons.org

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Firstly, I apologize for the surprise distortion. I did what I could, and when I recorded the new intro, I completely forgot about it!

Happy National Cookie Day! I’m eating a cookie as I post this!

The Uncommon Geek and Blog Monkey Neo sit down with their friend Matt to talk about Battlestar Galactica, both old and new… but mostly new.

Join in on the conversation as as we contrast the attack on the Colonies to the nations reactions on 9/11, talk about the relevance to real life and a rant about the Final Five!

Today’s chiptune song is “Make the World Remember” by Victory Road from his self titled album “Victory Road” released under a Creative Commons Attribution NonCommercial NoDiverse 3.0 Unported license (http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-nd/3.0/). Check out his Bandcamp and buy all of his albums (http://v-road.bandcamp.com/)! And as always, for more information about CC License, check out creaticecommons.org!

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Join Neo and The Uncommon Geek as they interview Donald Shackleford, the very first interview done on the site!

Listen in on the conversation as they talk Trek, Superman and just have a geeky ole’ time around dogs!

Today’s song is one I’ve had in my archives for a while, just waiting for the right episode to use it on, and this was indeed that episode! “[8-bit] K-On – Don’t Say Lazy” by Azure Wind Χιιι is released under a Creative Commons Attribution 3.0 Unported License (http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0/) and you can visit their Soundcloud for more kick ass tunes (https://soundcloud.com/azurewind13)! And, per usual, ckeck out Creativecommons.org for more information about how Creative Commons can help you in whatever you are trying to do creatively! Honestly, without CC, this humble podcast wouldn’t be able to bring you chiptune music!

Lastly, please rate and review this podcast in iTunes or in whatever you use to listen! And if you like what you are hearing and reading, please consider clicking the “Donate” button on the “About” page of the Uncommon Geek site (https://uncommongeek.com/about/)! Your donations will help keep us going! Think of it as supplying our warp cores with anti-matter to keep going at warp speed! Or helping us buy a hyperdrive generator at Watto’s shop so we can get the Queen to Coruscant! Or donating a motivator to Uncle Owen’s newly purchased R2 unit! Or just a few bucks to help pay for the podcast!

Donald in Enterprise Captain uniform



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