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Greetings, Programs!

On today’s episode, we bring back Mistie Sparks to talk about MARcon! The Multiple Alternative Realities Convention in Columbus, Ohio!

Mistie is the head of the gaming department, and she talks about the history of the convention, how it’s grown, and what con goers can generally expect from this huge convention!

Check out http://marcon.org/ for location and ticket information, and don’t fprget to hit up the Cards Against Humanities gaming table and say hi to our Boss Monkey Troy / Mr. Uncommon Geek!



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Today, we have part two of our interview with the awesome Amanda Gilliam!

You can listen to part one at https://uncommongeek.com/2015/09/30/episode-60/

You can find Amanda Gilliam on the ‘webz by checking out the following links…

Her site: http://www.amandagilliampresents.com/

You can listen to her podcast LIVE on Tuesdays at 7pm est at: http://www.talkshoe.com/tc/136076

Give her Facebook page a like at: https://www.facebook.com/amandagilliampresents

And on the Twitter at: @ladyvader79

Listen below and ENJOY!


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One of the things I love about having a booth at a convention is getting to talk to the con-goers and other people who are there promoting their stuff. And if it’s a convention where I know people and other creators, that makes it all the more better!

While at Derby City Comic Con 2015, we had the opportunity to meet new people and make new friendships! And we are going to share our interviews with YOU!

First up, we speak with con goer Kiva (sorry if I spelled that wrong), and we asked her “The Question!”

Next, we have professional cosplayer and internationally famed Santana Cosplay! She was in the booth across from us! Check out her photos at her professional facebook page at https://www.facebook.com/SantanaCosplay

Next, we have Larry from Spell Forge Games promoting his Co-op fantasy deck building game “Foe Hunter!” He was our booth neighbor and is genuinely an awesome guy! Check out his site at www.spellforgegames.com and please donate to his KickStarter and help get Foe Hunter made at Foe Hunter KickStarter!

Returning for a second tine, we have the famed Eric Adams! Creator of Lackluster World as well as the ONLY Amishpunk comic book in the world “RUMSPRINGA!” We congratulate him on his successful KickStarter and to see how his post-KickStarter life has been!

And last, but certainly not least, we have the man with the MOST KICK ASS COSPLAY EVER, Richard! I’m not going to spoil his costume for you, but, it is AMAZING!

Thanks to everyone who came out to Derby City Comic Con 2015 to say hi, and welcome to our newest listeners/readers/fans!

Listen below and enjoy!


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At conventions, you meet a lot of people when you have a booth. Some of them take a business card, and some are interested in what you do and have to say. Few of them talk to you more than 5 minutes or so…

And once in a great while, we get them on the podcast!

And then there is the Not-So Silent shyguy!

Shyguy (as he has requested to be called) intrigued me so much, that I had to interview him for the show! He has a plan of doing a YouTube series where he reviews comic books, but with a twist! He will review titles that sound interesting but fal flat, and titles that sound boring but are actually very good, but, dressed as a shyguy!

And, he might even join our site as a video comic reviewer!

We talk about comics, video games and a lot of other stuff! He is a pretty cool guy! A cool shyguy if you will!

Listen below and enjoy!


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Over the weekend, The Uncommon Geek site had a table at a small convention called Stebbins CON being held at Stebbins High School in Dayton, Ohio. This was the first year that we’ve heard of it, and we decided to give it a shot! (more…)

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I can adequately describe this episode in two words…

Mel Novak!

That’s right! Today, we have Mr. Mel Novak on the podcast! You will recognize him playing villains in movies like his character Blue Eyes in “Black Belt Jones” with Jim Kelly and Stick in the movie “Game of Death” with Bruce Lee among many others!

A word of warning about the audio… in the middle of recording, a wrestling match started up, and in a few spots it becomes difficult to hear what is being said.

Mel was an absolutely amazing guy to have on the podcast! I really want to get him back on sometime because their are more questions I would have liked to ask that, at the time, I didn’t think to ask. And Mrs. Uncommon Geek gave him a cupcake!

Mel also has a Ministry where he goes to prisons and preaches to inmates on Skid Row. You can find out more about him and his Ministry at his web site at http://melnovak.com/new/

I wanted something special for today’s episode, so I used the music from Episode 10. “Stormsong” by Vince Kaichan which is released under a Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-ShareAlike 3.0 Unported License. Visit http://vincekaichan.bandcamp.com/ for all his awesome work, and for more information on Creative Commons, visit http://creativecommons.org 


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We present to you our last multi-interview episode from Epic Con!

And we saved some really good interviews for this one!

We have Zach Jordon: A crazy talented artist! http://ztjillustration.com/

George Kosana: The Sheriff and production manager from the original “Night of the Living Dead”!

Brimstone: Wrestler, actor, author, philanthropist, food critic and comic book/animated/video game/children’s book hero! http://www.entrancetohell.com/

And lastly…

Our very own Andrew B. DeWar sat in on the ZTOTV interview with Jeremy Ambler: Zombie from two episodes from “The Walking Dead”! Thanks again guys for allowing us to sit in! *NOTE* Jeremy mentions the DVD release daye of his movie, “Child of God” being released on “Tuesday.” That Tuesday was actually October 28th, so check it out! And check out the video from that interview! https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ZL9GI7CkPqE

Today’s music is another tune from Vince Kaichan called “Iliova” form the album Ilio released under a Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-ShareAlike 3.0 Unported License. Buy all his stuff at http://vincekaichan.bandcamp.com/ and visit http://creativecommons.org for everything you need to know about CC licenses!


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