#63 Pt 1 – The Mysterious Podcast Graveyard: Love Island, VHS Tapes & “Blagging Your Way Through It” With Comics In Motion

This week Mike is joined by Chris & Dave of the Comics In Motion podcast to talk about their many other podcast ventures, why they started their “flagship” podcast and much more!

In this week’s release, Chris & Dave talk why they started a podcast as well as the many other podcasts they’re involved with, including their two new podcasts; The Love Island Cast and The VHS Strikes Back, which leads on to discussions about the flawed brilliance of 80s movies followed by a discussion about Love Island, followed by Chris & Dave’s many other podcasts that are either in hiatus or that there are no plans to revisit – including Chat Footy, a fitness podcast, an MMA podcast, their radio show and many more, enough to make your head spin! In addition to the above, they discuss how much work goes into starting & keeping a podcast going, why they’ve started (& stopped) so many different shows, how their different personalities compliment their show and so much more!

In part 2 of their chat, the guys talk about some slightly more political topics, including people being entitled, how politicians are either in it for themselves or are bumbling idiots, people not compromising & sticking to their own “teams” without considering compromise, followed by a long talk about how Chris & Dave formed a band when they met (with some brilliant band stories), along with some of the more unsettling parts of older movies when watching them with a modern lense, all finished off with Chris & Dave talking about their newest podcast “The VHS Strikes Back” so be sure to tune in to GCC’s feed next week!

Mike guested on the Comics In Motion podcast, episode #75 where they discussed Dredd (2012) – it was a great chat, filled with lots of laughs, so be sure to check these guys out if you haven’t already!

Last episode Mike chatted with “The Queen Of Feeling Fabulous”, Rochele Lawson – she’s a nurse, a podcaster, is a wellbeing & life expert, his written several books and more! Their talk starts with Rochele talking about how she got into nursing and what she achieves with her health & wellbeing practices, followed by the negative experiences she endured as a child which opened her mind to holistic medicine and alternative healthcare, why & what Rochele writes every day, the importance of positivity, why admitting one’s mistakes is important, some challenges Rochele faced being a successful woman at a time where it wasn’t as accepting as today, as well as many other fruitful topics!

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#62 Pt 2 – Trendsetter Or Trendfollower?: Embracing Positive Weirdness, Successful Women & Good Vibes With Rochele Lawson

This week Mike’s chat with “The Queen Of Feeling Fabulous” continues as he & Rochele Lawson discuss a great many things, including positivity, trendfollowing and so much more!

For a bit more detail, part 2 of their chat continues the discussion surrounding positivity before going into more detail of Rochele’s past books as well as her future release, how weirdness is definitely not always bad and being a trendsetter is better than being a trendfollower, followed by Rochele “knighting” Mike, some challenges Rochele faced being a successful woman at a time where it wasn’t as accepting as today, as well as many other fruitful topics, ending with Rochele & Mike discussing religious/spiritual ideologies, so be sure to tune into part 2 next week!

If you want more information regarding Rochele’s podcast, books, coaching or anything else, be sure to check her site out!

If you missed part 1, it started with Rochele talking about how she got into nursing and what she achieves with her health & wellbeing practices, followed by the negative experiences she endured as a child which opened her mind to holistic medicine and alternative healthcare, part of her daily routine, alternative meditation, why & what Rochele writes every day, the importance of positivity, why admitting one’s mistakes is important and so much more!

Mike guested on the Comics In Motion podcast, episode #75 where they discussed Dredd (2012) – it was a great chat, filled with lots of laughs, so be sure to check these guys out if you haven’t already!

Last episode Mike chatted with Beth Crane about the incredible sci-fi audio drama We Fix Space Junk as Beth is the co-creator, writer and voice of Kilner – they spoke about why Beth decided to pursue a degree in scriptwriting, the scheduling of We Fix Space Junk, why one should always be keen to learn and the varying interpretations of art, the future of WFSJ potentially delving into other mediums, the other podcast Beth is working on and many other interesting topics!

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#62 Pt 1 – Health Is Wealth: Stomach Ulcers, Holistic Balance, Positivity & Feeling Fabulous With Rochele Lawson

This week Mike is joined by “The Queen Of Feeling Fabulous”, Rochele Lawson – she’s a nurse, a podcaster, started a telecom company, has a degree in engineering, is a mother, is a wellbeing & life expert, his written several books AND is an incredibly friendly individual, so be prepared for a fantastic discussion!

Their talk starts with Rochele talking about how she got into nursing and what she achieves with her health & wellbeing practices, followed by the negative experiences she endured as a child which opened her mind to holistic medicine and alternative healthcare, part of her daily routine, alternative meditation, why & what Rochele writes every day, the importance of positivity, why admitting one’s mistakes is important and so much more!

Part 2 of their chat continues the discussion surrounding positivity before going into more detail of Rochele’s past books as well as her future release, how weirdness is definitely not always bad and being a trendsetter is better than being a trendfollower, followed by Rochele “knighting” Mike, some challenges Rochele faced being a successful woman at a time where it wasn’t as accepting as today, as well as many other fruitful topics, ending with Rochele & Mike discussing religious/spiritual ideologies, so be sure to tune into part 2 next week!

If you want more information regarding Rochele’s podcast, books, coaching or anything else, be sure to check her site out!

Mike guested on the Comics In Motion podcast, episode #75 where they discussed Dredd (2012) – it was a great chat, filled with lots of laughs, so be sure to check these guys out if you haven’t already!

Last week Mike chatted with Beth Crane about the incredible sci-fi audio drama We Fix Space Junk as Beth is the co-creator, writer and voice of Kilner – they spoke about a huge amount of topics, including why Beth decided to pursue a degree in scriptwriting, the scheduling of We Fix Space Junk, why one should always be keen to learn and the varying interpretations of art, the future of WFSJ potentially delving into other mediums, the other podcast Beth is working on, the importance of not undervaluing your impact on other people, the unexpected costs of podcasting, some future WFSJ products (including a potential board game), why collaboration is essential for podcasters and so much more!

Don’t forget that if Dimensions (discussed in episode 60 and mentioned at the very end of the podcast) interests you, be sure to check out their Kickstarter as if you decide to fund it using the link, it’ll help out our podcast a great deal!

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#61 Pt 1 – Writing We Fix Space Junk: Voice Modulation, Scriptwriting & A Thirst For Knowledge With Beth Crane

This week Mike is joined by the amazing Beth Crane; writer, co-creator and voice of Kilner of the incredible sci-fi audio drama We Fix Space Junk (Hedley Knights, the other co-creator & sound engineer is also present but this chat primarily focuses on Beth).

In part 1 of their chat, a great many things are discussed, including Beth & Hedley’s new voice modulator they used in their February live show, why Beth decided to pursue a degree in scriptwriting, the scheduling of We Fix Space Junk, the community of the podcasting world, joke censorship & “reading a room”, why one should always be keen to learn and the varying interpretations of art, they then proceed to talk about Marilyn’s Diary (the WFSJ mini-series) before finishing off by discussing Beth & Hedley’s favourite characters from WFSJ and Beth’s brief involvement with the Harry Potter films!

Next week part 2 will be released, where the chat starts with Beth talking about the future of WFSJ potentially delving into other mediums, the other podcast Beth is working on, the importance of not undervaluing your impact on other people, the unexpected costs of podcasting, some future WFSJ products (including a potential board game), why collaboration is essential for podcasters, how being positive can have incredible ripple effects on others you interact with, the lore/universe of WFSJ and so much more!

The WFSJ novella, Automnicon: The Intern was discussed in this podcast and is available in the usual eBook places including Amazon!

If you want to hear Hedley Knights talk about WFPJ (primarily the sound engineering & music side) as well as social issues, his music taste & much more, be sure to check out episode #40 of GCC!

Last week, Mike was joined by Alton Wheelhouse, the creator & lead architect of the upcoming tabletop RPG game Dimensions, in their chat they discuss a wide variety of things including Alton’s beginnings in the tabletop RPG realm, why he’s decided to create a new role playing game (similar in style to Dungeons & Dragons in many respects), the appeal of easter eggs in games (along with hints of how to find them in Dimensions), what the appeal of video games & tabletop RPG games are to people, some of the features that makes Dimensions different from other RPGs, how video games & RPGs can help bring people together, the impact games can have on anxieties & mental illnesses, Alton’s biggest challenge creating Dimensions and so much more so be sure to check it out!

Don’t forget that if Dimensions (discussed last week and mentioned at the very end of the podcast) interests you, be sure to check out their Kickstarter as if you decide to fund it using the link, it’ll help out our podcast a great deal!

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#60 Pt 2 – “Choose Wisely”: Childlike Wonder, Portability, Divisiveness & Kickstarter With Alton Wheelhouse

This week, Mike is once again joined by the powerful Alton Wheelhouse – the creator & lead architect of the upcoming tabletop RPG game Dimensions!

Mike & Alton’s chat continues with a discussion on the importance of childlike wonder as well as the importance of effort, touching on the concept of “good & evil”, how video games & RPGs can help bring people together, the impact games can have on anxieties & mental illnesses, Alton’s biggest challenge creating Dimensions, what they want Dimensions to achieve through it’s Kickstarter, the art of Dimensions and so much more, so be sure to check it out!

Last week, in part 1 of their chat, Mike & Alton discuss Alton’s beginnings in the tabletop RPG realm, why he’s decided to create a new role playing game (similar in style to Dungeons & Dragons in many respects), the appeal of easter eggs in games (along with hints of how to find them in Dimensions), what the appeal of video games & tabletop RPG games are to people, some of the features that makes Dimensions different from other RPGs and more!

If Dimensions interests you, be sure to check out the Kickstarter as if you decide to fund it via this link, it’ll help out the podcast a great deal as well as supporting something amazing!

Last episode Mike spoke with Dan about his time as a cameraman at Bestival and some of his work at university, before delving into a discussion regarding music, including Dan’s previous band experience and how bands “make it”, followed by a tangent about the perfect amount of people to watch movies with and some of their favourite horror movies, before getting into bands changing their sound & “selling out” and much more!

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#60 Pt 1 – Truly A World Without End: Endless Dimensions, Luck, Tabletop RPGs & A D6 With Alton Wheelhouse

This week, Mike is joined by the powerful Alton Wheelhouse – the creator & lead architect of the upcoming tabletop RPG game Dimensions!

In part 1 of their chat, Mike & Alton discuss Alton’s beginnings in the tabletop RPG realm, why he’s decided to create a new role playing game (similar in style to Dungeons & Dragons in many respects), the appeal of easter eggs in games (along with hints of how to find them in Dimensions), what the appeal of video games & tabletop RPG games are to people, some of the features that makes Dimensions different from other RPGs and much more!

Next week Mike & Alton’s chat continues with a discussion on the importance of childlike wonder, the importance of effort, touching on the concept of “good & evil”, how video games & RPGs can help bring people together, the impact games can have on anxieties & mental illnesses, Alton’s biggest challenge creating Dimensions, what they want Dimensions to achieve through it’s Kickstarter, the art of Dimensions and so much more, so be sure to check it out!

If Dimensions is a game that interests you, be sure to check out their Kickstarter as if you decide to fund it via this link, it’ll help out our podcast a great deal as well as supporting something amazing!

Last week Mike spoke with Dan about his time as a cameraman at Bestival and some of his work at university, before delving into a discussion regarding music, including Dan’s previous band experience and how bands “make it”, followed by a tangent about the perfect amount of people to watch movies with and some of their favourite horror movies, before getting into bands changing their sound & “selling out” and much more!

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#59 – Don’t Judge A Band By Its Genre: Horror Movies, Music Taste, “Making It” & “Selling Out” With Dan

This week, Dan returns as a guest as although Mike & Dan were chatting for over 2 & a half hours, we’ve split this chat into two standalone episodes!

Mike’s chat with Dan continues this week with a change of subject matter as they talk about Dan’s time as a cameraman at Bestival and some of his work at university, before delving into a discussion regarding music, including Dan’s previous band experience and how bands “make it”, followed by a tangent about the perfect amount of people to watch movies with and some of their favourite horror movies, before getting into bands changing their sound & “selling out”, what one appreciates about their own music taste, “indie music” and the subjective nature of music genres and they finish it all with 3 album recommendations each, so be sure to say ‘til the end if you want to check out 6 new bands of different genres (or check below for ease)!

Last week Dan was on the show and they chatted about movies for the whole thing! They discuss Marvel & DC’s respective universes & recent movies before discussing their favourite Tarantino movies, how filmmakers often give too much exposition, before discussion other notable director’s work such as James Wan’s involvement in the Saw and the Fast & Furious franchise, followed by talks about Blade Runner & the book that inspired it (Do Androids Dream Of Electric Sheep), many other movies are mentioned before the chat is finished with Mike talking about Star Wars!

Before Dan was our guest (two episodes ago), Mike spoke with Frank of the Ragbag podcast about his new book One Hundred and his writing-process, what inspired him to write a 100-chapter short-story book, many of the thought experiments the book delves into, the idea of solitude not being a bad thing, what Frank & Mike define “milking” a series is, as well as discussing bad customer service, the process of recording & releasing an audiobook, what defines consciousness, the importance of community and much more – they even get into conspiracy theories towards the end of part 2!

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Dan recommends: Emergency & I by Dismemberment Plan – Yank Crime by Drive Like Jehu – Four Calender Cafe by Cocteau Twins – Souvlaki by Slowdive

Mike recommends: How To Be A Human Being by Glass Animals – Fear by Arrested Youth  – STRENGTH IN NUMB333RS by FEVER 333

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