Persona Non Grata is a mini-podcast series that follows Allen and Ryan as they make their way through Persona 5. This episode, Jennifer Unkle frees us from having to play any more of this game by guiding us through the remaining plot points. Hear us react to the game’s most ridiculous plot developments and find out which ones we accurately predicted! Read More
M joins us to discuss Twin Peaks: The Return! We talk about our favorite moments of the season, how much the new show fits in with the original series and Fire Walk With Me, and ruminate on how Twin Peaks will always be a show filled with mystery. Who is the dreamer? Read More
Jennifer Unkle joins us to discuss Don’t Take It Personally, Babe, It Just Ain’t Your Story by Christine Love! We talk about the issue of privacy in the digital age, the guilt of voyeurism in the context of visual novels, and the validation that comes with positive depictions of queer relationships in games. Read More
Persona Non Grata is a mini-podcast series that follows Allen and Ryan as they make their way through Persona 5! This episode, we explore Futaba’s palace, uncover the mystery of the hacker group Medjed, and check up on our social links. Read More
Fireside Friends has found a new home at Abnormal Mapping!
What does this mean for the podcast going forward? Ryan and Allen walks you through the details.
Thanks much to all of the people who have supported us up to this point. Your support and generosity means the world to us, and we wouldn’t have made it this far without your help. Read More
This episode we discuss the film Okja, talk about our eating habits, examine our company loyalty, and consider how it all intersects with our politics. Read More
Persona Non Grata is a mini-podcast series that follows Allen and Ryan as they make their way through Persona 5! This episode, we talk about Kaneshiro's Palace, start some new social links, and gush over the game's best character, Makoto. Read More
This episode, Fireside Friends fully converts into an anime podcast as we discuss the six episode series of FLCL! Read More
Persona Non Grata is a mini-podcast series that follows Allen and Ryan as they make their way through Persona 5! This episode, we talk about Madarame's dungeon, check in on our social links, and dunk on the game's official sad boy, Mishima. Read More
Niel Jacoby joins us to talk about the extraordinarily cheesy Yu-Gi-Oh! anime.
You can check out Niel's podcast over at spalltalk.blogspot.com and follow them on twitter @fuckinalpamare. Read More
This episode, Brenna joins us as we discuss Star Trek Beyond! Read More
Persona Non Grata is a mini-podcast series that follows Ryan and Allen as they make their way through Persona 5! This episode, we discuss our thoughts on the first dungeon, our favorite (and least favorite) characters, and the game's muddled politics. Read More
Fireside Friends is finally back from hiatus! This episode, we discuss the film Four Lions and challenging various preconceptions about terrorism.
Fireside Friends is now on Patreon! You can support us and recieve access to bonus content over at patreon.com/firesidefriends. Read More
We discuss Paper Girls Vol. 1 & 2, the reductive taxonomy of media, and the problems with male writers being upheld as feminists in the comics industry.
Volumes 1 & 2 of Paper Girls includes issues 1-10. Read More
Tzufit joins us as we discuss The Force Awakens, the absurdity of the prequel trilogy, and our predictions for the future of Star Wars. Read More
Fireside Friends turns a year old this week! In celebration, the crew briefly talks about changes coming to the show before discussing Pan's Labyrinth. Read More
Brenna joins us once again as we discuss "The Evaluators: To Trade With Aliens, You Must Adapt" by N.K. Jemisin. Read More
We made it past the flaming hellscape that is 2016, and onto what is looking to be an even greater hellscape that is 2017. Despite all of the negativity in the world, the Fireside Friends crew found time to sit down and reflect positively on the media that they enjoyed in 2016.
Note that most of our choices are ones that we have not talked about on the show before, as we thought it would be redundant to choose stuff that we have already talked about at length in previous episodes.
Also note that these are all things that we have enjoyed in 2016, and not necessarily what has been released in 2016. Read More
We talk Overwatch's holiday event, Pokémon Sun and Moon, and discuss Krampus for our shared experience! Read More
John Stull and Jackson Tyler join us as we read and interpret lyrics from Metallica's latest masterpiece, "Hardwired... to Self Destruct."
You can find John's music at Jung Manhater and follow him on Twitter @SIBNAME.
You can find Jackson's work at headfallsoff.com, follow them on Twitter @headfallsoff, and support them on Patreon. Read More