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Fintech For Truckers

The DeadEndRoad Show celebrates 100 episodes the only way we know how: by getting really confused and then really sad.We've brought back Dating is Dead, and we already...

Less of A Bummer

It's episode 99, which we have decided is the arbitrary penultimate episode of the season. What does that mean? Not much, it turns out. Ian really needed to explain ho...

And The Award Goes To...

We've got some more publishing industry drama on deck this week, where we dare to ask the question: what the hell happened at the Hugo Awards? TL;DR: stop asking quest...

Digital Homunculi

New year, new reasons to realize the internet was a mistake.In Dead Letters, this dude keeps emailing me his book. So I decided to finally take Levar Burton's advice. ...

Walking A Tightrope

This is the back half of our final recording session of the year, which is now our final episode of 2023.We discuss David Fincher's The Killer, Oppenheimer, and Sam Es...

Literally Going to Be Sick

We've got a publishing industry-focused episode this week, as we take a look at the YA author who tanked their career over Goodreads sock-puppet accounts and attempted...

Podcast Hulk

We are in fact alive and back with another helping of watching the internet crumble all around us. Ian's down in the dumps and I don't think this week's topics will he...

The DeadEndRoad Show #93: A Man of Infinite Jest

You've heard of the classic "red flags" for dudes: the Pulp Fiction dorm room poster, liking Fight Club a little too much, an unopened copy of Infinite Jest on the nig...

The DeadEndRoad Show #92: 5g Zombification

We’ve got a particularly mad Mountains of Madness for you this week, as we talk about a brave landlord protecting his tenants from turning into zombies from that scary...

The DeadEndRoad Show #91: Real Life Anime Woman

It’s spooky season, and that means our Horror Harvest is back again to bring you the scares and movie takes you’ve come to know. Which are worse for your health? This ...

The DeadEndRoad Show #90: Krack My Back

We’ve got some bookish stories for you in this one. First up, what the hell is going on with these scammy ebook apps on the Google Play Store? Our SEO/AI-driven hellsc...

The DeadEndRoad Show #89: 9/11 Music

In the immediate aftermath of 9/11, Clear Channel (now iHeartMedia) circulated a list of songs to all of its radio stations that were suggested to not be broadcast. So...

The DeadEndRoad Show #88: The Pallbearers Club

In our first Book Club episode we discuss Paul Tremblay’s The Pallbearers Club, the pseudo-memoir novel filled with New England dread, medical anxiety, vampire orbs, a...

The DeadEndRoad Show #87: Numbers Go Up

Here with a solo pod, because I have some stuff I want to talk about. Like the new Ari Aster movie, Beau is Afraid, and how it’s a 3 hour long nightmare for the parano...

The DeadEndRoad Show #86: Final Fantasy-A** Final Fantasy

We’ve got a packed show for you this week. In Mountains of Madness we talk about Twitter clones and where we’re all supposed to go now that our 20s are over. We can’t ...

The DeadEndRoad Show #85: Shelved

Sometimes we just shouldn’t record. But once we press that shiny red button, all bets are off, for better or worse. In any event we’ve got the latest Persona 3 Reloade...

The DeadEndRoad Show #84: Burn My Dread

All the rumors and leaks were true. The Persona 3 remake is real, and in this episode I give my first impressions and reactions to the news, as well as some in-depth a...

The DeadEndRoad Show #83: King of Wands

Sometimes we never learn from our mistakes. Toddlers learn not to touch the hot stove, but we didn’t remember why we stopped doing tarot readings in the opening of the...

The DeadEndRoad Show #82: The Pile

The AI storm rages on, and we hear a lot about these large datasets these large language models and supposedly advanced AIs are trained with. But what exactly is in th...

The DeadEndRoad Show #81: In Defense of the Bemis

We’ve got a deep dive for you this week, and I needed to call in some backup. We’re taking a look at some controversy surrounding emo/punk band Say Anything, its lead ...

The DeadEndRoad Show #80: Bare Bones

I’ve got a short one for you as I recover from another wisdom tooth surgery. It’s just been so much fun behind the scenes. Sunshine and rainbows. So let me tell you ab...

The DeadEndRoad Show #79: Loose Lips

Can we talk about the Persona 3 Remake leaks? I need to talk about the Persona 3 Remake leaks. I’ve been dying to talk to you about the Persona Remake 3 leaks. But fir...

The DeadEndRoad Show #78: The Great FFXIV Rant

It’s been a minute. But there’s a very good reason for that. Allow me to explain, in graphic detail. Afterwards, in an extended Moogle, it’s time. This has been brewin...

The DeadEndRoad Show #77: Anti-Antonoff

This guy’s gotta be stopped. His head’s so enormous it can fill a bus. Find out what has Bill so heated in a new Worst Beats In The World. Later, they’re really trying...

The DeadEndRoad Show #76: Like A Lead Balloon

AI is rising and feeling a little omnipresent. And so too is AI anxiety. But AI is dumb and bad, especially in its current state and in the ways it is being implemente...

The DeadEndRoad Show #75: Once More, With Feeling

Let’s call it Season 3, shall we? Bill is back with a tweaked format to tell you all about the things that annoy him. It’s an exhaustive list. From mob-mentality NFL c...

The DeadEndRoad Show #74: My Empire of Dirt

They all leave in the end. Ian’s time on the show has come to a close, for now. Bill sends him off with a little fanfare, courtesy of Fred Durst and a disgraced Pennsy...

The DeadEndRoad Show #73: The Secret

Ian has some very important questions, and the only way to find answers is to consult the cards. In a new Not In The Cards, we consult the collective unconscious to se...

Beautiful Cinema: Hellraiser (2022)

Quick mini-pod discussing the new Hellraiser reboot. We discuss its issues and whether it’s worth your 2 hours this Halloween season. Full episodes of The DeadEndRoad ...

The DeadEndRoad Show #72: Wonderland

Bill is seeing connections everywhere. Ian isn’t convinced. We’re all mad here. A new Dating is Dead teaches us how to steal someone’s boyfriend. Informative informati...

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