Tag: podcast

Podcast: Parents of Children With Mental Illness

Tim’s illness took a toll on the entire family, which was only exacerbated by the lack of information and resources available to them.  In America, fewer than 100 children per year are diagnosed with very early onset schizophrenia. Chrisa had to find information and resources for herself and didn’t want anyone else to have to […]

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Pocket Casts goes freemium, but resists paywalled podcasts

Podcasting has emerged as a force to be reckoned with in the digital media realm. The recent annual Infinite Dial report from Edison Research and Triton Digital showed that 51% (144 million) of the U.S. population had listened to a podcast at some point, up from 44% on the year previous. More specifically, 32% of […]

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Podcast: Mass Shootings and Mental Illness

Join us for a nuanced discussion with Dr. John Grohol, the founder of PsychCentral.com, as he explains how media bias and slanted reporting have contributed to the myths and misunderstandings of who is violent in America. SUBSCRIBE & REVIEW Guest information for ‘Mass Shootings and Mental Illness’ Podcast Episode John M. Grohol, Psy.D. is a […]

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The ‘Kingdom Hearts III’ DLC Trailer Is Here And We. Have. Questions.

That’s right, there’s new Kingdom Hearts III DLC, and that means new reaction videos! We stopped this week’s Waypoint Radio dead in its tracks to watch the brand new trailer. Watch below as Cado and Patrick try their best to unpack the new trailer from their (admittedly shoddy) memories of the Kingdom Hearts lore, while […]

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GamesBeat Decides 125: Terry Violet Beauregarde

Nintendo had a lot to say last week, and the team dives into that on the GamesBeat Decide podcast. On this week’s episode, reviews editor Mike Minotti gives World of Warcraft Classic the full seal of approval and PC gaming editor Jeff Grubb is digging Control as well as Super Nintendo games on Switch. In […]

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Podcast: Comfort Zones Aren’t Where We Grow

Listen in as Lucia gives easy, practical tips for expanding your horizons, reaching the best of your abilities, using your talents to serve the world, and finding inner happiness. SUBSCRIBE & REVIEW Guest information for ‘Comfort Zone’ Podcast Episode Lucia Giovannini is world renowned sensation, a former international Italian supermodel – turned transformational speaker and author […]

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We Talk About This Week’s Allegations on Today’s Waypoint Radio

In the past week, we’ve seen a slew of survivors of sexual assault and harassment in the games industry take to social media to speak about their traumas. As this wave of accusations began, Motherboard’s Lauren Kaori Gurley spoke with three of the survivors. She’s joined by Danielle, Rob, Patrick, and Cado as they discuss […]

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Podcast: How Introverted People Can Excel in An Extroverted World

Today’s guest is a self-described introvert who wants to help her fellow introverts improve their lives and careers.  What makes someone an introvert? Is it just shyness? What is the difference between extroverts and introverts? How is the workplace skewed to favorite extroverts? What can introverts do to make up for that imbalance? What additional […]

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GamesBeat Decides 124: 1,000-minute WOW queues

GamesBeat Decides is back once again to make the world of video games so simple that even a child could understand. Children, however, should not listen to this show because it features grown man and GamesBeat review editor Mike Minotti cursing god for not letting him onto a server to play World of Warcraft. He […]

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Podcast: Simple Psychology Explanations with Dr. Ali Mattu

Do you enjoy watching YouTube videos on psychology and mental health topics?  But are you tired of wading through all the mindless fluff, meaningless new-age jargon, and overly pedantic lectures?  There is a better option out there – The Psych Show, created by Dr. Ali Mattu.   It might seem frivolous, but YouTube videos aren’t going […]

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The Sega Genesis Mini Faithfully Recreates the Experience of Not Having a SNES

Sometimes nostalgia isn’t all positive feelings. So when a product drops that’s meant to tug at your memories of childhood, it will inevitably bring along the bad with the good. The Genesis Mini reminded me both of how I enjoyed the early Sonic games, and how much I through the SNES controllers were far superior. […]

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GamesBeat Decides 123: Does your spouse know about your waifu?

It’s not cheating if it’s anime. At least, those are the rules on the GamesBeat Decides podcast. On this week’s episode, reviews editor Mike Minotti and PC gaming editor Jeffrey Grubb are talk more about Fire Emblem: Three Houses. Meanwhile, GamesBeat lead writer Dean Takahashi shows up to talk about Wolfenstein: Youngblood and Steel Division […]

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‘The Outer Worlds’ and Having Politics vs. Just Referencing Politics

Given the length of most games, it can sometimes be hard to parse their politics or meaning even from a few hours of play. Endgame twists can paint the entire narrative of a game in a different light, strengthening core themes at best, and undermining them at worst. So it’s natural to wonder where a […]

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GamesBeat Decides 122: Super Nintendo World and Ninja on Mixer

Summer has broken — at least as far as video games are concerned. That means we finally have a lot of news to talk about on the GamesBeat Decides podcast. On this episode, GamesBeat reviews editor Mike Minotti and PC gaming editor Jeffrey Grubb talk about Ninja defecting from Twitch to Microsoft’s Mixer. Mike also […]

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GamesBeat Decides 121: Under legal threat, Nintendo does what’s right

GamesBeat Decides is with you once again to talk about surprising cooperative games and the correct Fire Emblem house. On this week’s episode, reviews editor Mike Minotti scolds PC gaming editor Jeffrey Grubb for siding against Splatoon 2’s Marina in the shooter’s last Splatfest. But no way was Jeff going to side with the cops […]

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Dang, ‘Fire Emblem’ Games Have Gotten Really Long

It feels like every year AAA games are getting longer. As single player experiences vie for audience attention against “forever games,” they’ve started ballooning in scope and scale. It’s a blurry line between making a game that feels bloated and making a game that offers a lot of options for myriad tastes. We discuss how […]

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‘Evangelion’ Ruins One of Its Best Plot Beats With Sexist Tropes

Spoilers for Episodes 22-24 of Neon Genesis EvangelionEvangelion is a messy series. For all the craft and care put into the characters and arcs in the first half of the show, which was rough in it’s treatment of women even then, the back end has higher peaks and even lower valleys. And while lore dumps […]

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GamesBeat Decides 120: Fire Emblem or Marvel

The summer is still slow for news on the GamesBeat Decides podcast. But on this week’s episode, we’ve got plenty of coverage of the monthly NPD report. We also talk about a law firm’s potential class-action lawsuit against Nintendo and more. First, however, we dive into a lot of games. GamesBeat PC gaming editor Jeffrey […]

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GamesBeat Decides 119: 🎵Oh, Fire Emblem!🎵

The entire video gaming world still feels hungover from the Electronic Entertainment Expo trade show in June. On this week’s episode of the GamesBeat Decides podcast, however, we still have plenty to talk about. Co-hosts Jeffrey Grubb and Mike Minotti have played some games. Mike is reviewing Fire Emblem: Three Houses, and he can talk about his […]

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