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Wednesday, February 25, 2015

Before Geeks Were Cool Podcast Episode 34: You Are Already Dead

It's the first of two anime-themed episodes. This week, Laree and Jim talk about how they first discovered anime and list their favorite animated feature films from Japan. Topics include Speed Racer, Fist of the North Star, Urotsukidoji, Ghost in the Shell, Space Pirate Cobra, Gundam, The Castle of Cagliostro, My Neighbor Totoro, NausicaƤ of the Valley of the Wind, Porco Rosso, Hayao Miyazaki, Sword Art Online, Akira, Tales from Earthsea, Roujin Z, Zatoichi, Battle of the Planets, Paprika, Fansubs and tape trading in the 1990's, Ninja Scroll and Black Magic M-66.

Get it on iTunes!

Thursday, February 19, 2015

Win a Set of Three Limited Edition Sea-Borgs from MonsterPants!

The Sea-Borgs are currently sold out online, but we've found a few strays kicking around here at MonsterPants World Headquarters and we want to give them to you!

Just visit the new Sea-Borgs Facebook page, give us a Like and enter the contest! Share on Facebook and Twitter for more chances to win.

One lucky person's name will be drawn on March 16 to receive the following:

- 2012 DesignerCon exclusive Sea-Borg Pinku
- 2012 New York Comic Con exclusive Sea-Borg Gold
- One-of-a-kind prototype for the yet-to-be-released Invader Rad

The contest is open to anyone, anywhere in the world, but it does require a Facebook account to enter. Just visit Facebook contest page to enter your name and an email address where we can contact you if you win (we won't share or use your email address for ANYTHING else, promise!).

A series of new Sea-Borgs from brand new sculpts by James Felix McKenney are coming later in 2015.

For more on the Sea-Borgs, including a checklist of all figures released so far, visit the updates Sea-Borgs website.

And follow the Sea-Borgs on their new Twitter, Tumblr and Facebook page.

Good Luck!

Thursday, February 5, 2015

The Sea-Borgs Invade Japan!

Although the Sea-Borgs are currently sold out online, a selection of figures will be available to purchase at Tokyo Wonder Festival on Feb. 8 at booth #6-09-07.

New Sea-Borgs from all new sculpts by James Felix McKenney will be available later in 2015. To stay up to date on these upcoming releases, visit the updated and check out the new Sea-Borgs Twitter, Tumblr and Facebook page.

Before Geeks Were Cool Podcast Episode 33: Saving Throw

Laree is feeling under the weather this week, but that doesn't stop him from bringing up Conan the Barbarian as he and Jim discuss all things Dungeons & Dragons. This week's topics of conversation include discovering D&D, the Mazes and Monsters TV movie, Laree's life as a child groomsman, Dragon magazine, Hypothermia's Greg Finley on The Flash TV series, Laree and Jim vs. sports, dragon dice, MythAdventures, Renaissance faires, Anne Rice, real-life dungeon battles and homemade weapons.

Roll for initiative and get it on iTunes!