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The Popcast is a podcast where two artists, Cal Gee and Mike Kent, talk about the art and news of video games, comics and movies that week.

A weekly show released by Pens & Pixels, a concept art and illustration collective.

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    • 5.0 • 8 Ratings

The Popcast is a podcast where two artists, Cal Gee and Mike Kent, talk about the art and news of video games, comics and movies that week.

A weekly show released by Pens & Pixels, a concept art and illustration collective.

    Mass Effect Legendary Edition changes, another Silent Hill rumor + Winter Anime Season review

    Mass Effect Legendary Edition changes, another Silent Hill rumor + Winter Anime Season review

    Pop in once again with your hosts, Cal and Mike, to go over the week in Newsy News including Hayao Miyazaki's return, Vision's dick and just dick in general media, Mass Effect Legendary Edition's changes and removed DLC, Sony's slippery slope of patents and possible Silent Hill.

    Then, After Dark, brief reviews of Promising Young Woman, Psycho Goreman and a swift takedown of the Winter Anime Season. 

    We're physical distancing for the foreseeable future, so please excuse any audio issues
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    TIME STAMPS

    14:00 - Hayao Miyazaki is back
    20:28 - Vision's dick
    27:47 - Mass Effect legendary Edition changes
    39:02 - Sony's newest VR patent
    47:12 - RUMOR: Silent Hill is coming

    After Dark

    56:25 - Promising Young Woman
    58:39 - Winter Anime Season
    1:16:34 - Psycho Goreman
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    Find Pens&Pixels: www.pensandpixels.ca
    Find Cal at: www.twitter.com/thecalgee
    Find Mike at: www.twitter.com/mikekentdraws

    • 1 hr 24 min
    Question Bag: Last meals, Gaming Resumes & Speedrun guesses

    Question Bag: Last meals, Gaming Resumes & Speedrun guesses

    Pop in once again with your hosts, Cal and Mike, to go reach into that sticky sticky Question Bag and answer burning questions about strange video game habits, what our last meal would be, casting our favourite actors in games, grinding for disappointment and much more. 

    We're physical distancing for the foreseeable future, so please excuse any audio issues
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    TIME STAMPS

    12:05 - Casting actors in your dream game
    19:39 - Options menu tweaking
    28:27 - Doing strange things in video games
    40:07 - Grinding for items and getting disappointed
    53:57 - Last meal?
    1:05:28 - Gaming Accomplishments
    1:16:25 - One mechanic or many?
    1:20:46 - GAME TIME: Speedrun Guesses
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    Tell us what you think in the comments! Or if you're on iTunes why not drop us a rating? We'd super appreciate it.

    Find Pens&Pixels: www.pensandpixels.ca
    Find Cal at: www.twitter.com/thecalgee
    Find Mike at: www.twitter.com/mikekentdraws

    • 1 hr 39 min
    Resident Evil 4 Remake's overhauled plans, Ubisoft's Open World Star Wars + Cyberpunk 2077 Review

    Resident Evil 4 Remake's overhauled plans, Ubisoft's Open World Star Wars + Cyberpunk 2077 Review

    Pop in once again with your hosts, Cal and Mike, to go over the week in Newsy News including Microsoft's Necromancy, Square-Enix's new Final Fantasy 7 trademarks, Ubisoft's new open-world Star Wars game, Resident Evil 4 Remake's internal restructuring and our fav boy Josef Fares going off on Xbox. 

    Then, After Dark, spoilery takes on Yakuza Like a Dragon and Cyberpunk 2077. Plus brief thoughts on Donkey Kong Country 3, Carrion and Spider-Man Miles Morales. 

    We're physical distancing for the foreseeable future, so please excuse any audio issues
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    TIME STAMPS

    10:54 - Microsoft dead people chat bot
    17:15 - Square Enix FF7 trademarks
    25:44- Ubisoft's Open World Star Wars
    33:24 - Resident Evil 4 Remake restructuring
    38:10 - Josef Fares goes off on Xbox

    AFTER DARK

    43:55 - Yakuza Like a Dragon (Post-Game Endgame spoilers)
    53:34 - Donkey Kong Country 3
    55:45 - Carrion
    1:00:30 - Spider-Man Miles Morales 
    1:02:49 - Cyberpunk 2077 (Spoilers)
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    Tell us what you think in the comments! Or if you're on iTunes why not drop us a rating? We'd super appreciate it.

    Find Pens&Pixels: www.pensandpixels.ca
    Find Cal at: www.twitter.com/thecalgee
    Find Mike at: www.twitter.com/mikekentdraws

    • 1 hr 33 min
    No Episode this week!

    No Episode this week!

    Just checking in to let you know that there's no episode this week, BUt we'll be back next week to talk about Indiana Jones games, what Mike wants out of an open-world Star Wars, some mysterious Square-Enix trademarks and whatever other wacky game industry shit happens next week. 

    Anyways, see you next week, stay safe and keep on poppin 

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    Tell us what you think in the comments! Or if you're on iTunes why not drop us a rating? We'd super appreciate it.

    Find Pens&Pixels: www.pensandpixels.ca
    Find Cal at: www.twitter.com/thecalgee
    Find Mike at: www.twitter.com/mikekentdraws

    • 30 sec
    Best of the Year 2020 Part 2: Movies of the Year + Upcoming 2021 Movie Releases and Predictions

    Best of the Year 2020 Part 2: Movies of the Year + Upcoming 2021 Movie Releases and Predictions

    Last of our Best of 2020 is here to give out Movie awards, run down the 2021 movie release schedule and give our Pop Predictions for what's to come in the film landscape.

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    TIME STAMPS

    00:13 - Craziest Movie News
    05:26 - Movies of the Year
    33:08 - Upcoming 2021 Movie Releases
    1:01:03 - Pop Predictions
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    Questions? Comments? Tweet us @PnP_Popcast

    Find Pens&Pixels: www.pensandpixels.ca
    Find Cal at: www.twitter.com/thecalgee
    Find Mike at: www.twitter.com/mikekentdraws

    • 1 hr 16 min
    Best of the Year 2020 Part 1: Movie/TV News recap + TV Awards and Upcoming 2021 TV Schedule

    Best of the Year 2020 Part 1: Movie/TV News recap + TV Awards and Upcoming 2021 TV Schedule

    It's the year's end and we're here to give awards to our favorite TV Shows of 2020.

    In Part 1 we kick things off with recap of the years Movie/TV news, hand out our TV Show of the Year awards and go over some of the upcoming 2021 TV release schedule.
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    TIME STAMPS

    05:24 - Movie News Year Recap
    32:30 - Our Top TV Shows of the Year
    58:00 - Upcoming 2021 TV Shows
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    Questions? Comments? Tweet us @PnP_Popcast

    Find Pens&Pixels: www.pensandpixels.ca
    Find Cal at: www.twitter.com/thecalgee
    Find Mike at: www.twitter.com/mikekentdraws

    • 1 hr 17 min

Customer Reviews

5.0 out of 5
8 Ratings

8 Ratings

The Hashtagonist ,

Excellent show

Talented hosts, interesting topics and top notch editing!

Very good

Jedlooker ,

Super fun, great listen

Lotta fun crass humour with a creative edge. My fav place for art/movie/gaming news!

pepperzz ,

TEN OUTTA TEN

BEST CAST. BEST CAST. TEN OUTTA TEN.

I DON’T LIKE GOBLINS, WAAAAAH.

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