46 episodes

We are the pioneers of a dimension known only as the "Anti-Matter Minute"; in layman's terms, the minutes of the day that don't matter.

Step into the pulpit of the preposterous, the newsroom of the nonsensical, your weekly dose of the wacky, weird, & wtf.

Welcome to Close Encounters of the Slurred Kind.

Close Encounters of the Slurred Kind Joeba Fett & Ripley Scott (A ForthHand Media Production)

    • Comedy
    • 4.6 • 22 Ratings

We are the pioneers of a dimension known only as the "Anti-Matter Minute"; in layman's terms, the minutes of the day that don't matter.

Step into the pulpit of the preposterous, the newsroom of the nonsensical, your weekly dose of the wacky, weird, & wtf.

Welcome to Close Encounters of the Slurred Kind.

    A Smuggler's Story (Life Update)

    A Smuggler's Story (Life Update)

    Have you ever wondered why things happen in life? What IS our purpose on this tiny blue marble in the grand scheme of things? Blast off with Joeba Fett as he provides some life updates, new insights, and some words of inspiration to your 30-minute lunch break.

    • 18 min
    Labor Dazed

    Labor Dazed

    Join Joeba, Ripley, and an unexpected guest (Dwight Goodman; in no way affiliated with the Globo Gym franchise) as they celebrate their Labor Day weekend by pillaging an asteroid belt in the far reaches of the galaxy. Adventures in the chicken wing industry, poop lizards, and some of the worst jobs in Sci-Fi history await you. Climb aboard but watch your step on another episode of Close Encounters of the Slurred Kind!

    • 56 min
    Zero to Beer-o (Celestial Lives Matter)

    Zero to Beer-o (Celestial Lives Matter)

    Join our ragtag group of cadets as they travel the Anti-Matter Minute Dimension in search of more ridiculous news and shenanigans! In honor of Pluto's "demotion" anniversary, we'll be taking a peek at some of the most infamous recasts, removals, and demotions in sci-fi and pop culture. We'll also be exploring a lesser-known pandemic, as well as some groundbreaking political correctness at it's worst (can we cancel cancel culture?) All that and more on another episode of Close Encounters!

    • 1 hr 1 min
    Episode V: Attack of the Promotion

    Episode V: Attack of the Promotion

    As our favorite Sith Lord prepares to deliver an uplifting speech to his troops, something unexpected occurs. How will the master of darkness handle this unforeseen variable? How would YOU under similar circumstances? Find out on yet another episode of the Sith Sense!

    • 7 min
    One Beer Anniversary

    One Beer Anniversary

    Join Joeba & Ripley as they take to the stars in celebration of The Black Swirls ONE YEAR ANNIVERSARY! Space-spiracy theories will abound, humiliating stories will be told, and some long-forgotten traditions revisited. This is one adventure you don't want to miss! Show notes below!

    https://www.vice.com/en_us/article/y3z5wx/marco-rubio-hopes-ufos-are-aliens-not-chinese-planes?utm_source=reddit.com

    https://nymag.com/intelligencer/2020/07/ufo-report-pentagon-has-off-world-vehicles-not-from-earth.html

    https://www.insider.com/anniversary-horror-stories-reddit-2018-8

    • 44 min
    Episode IV: A New Dope

    Episode IV: A New Dope

    As our favorite galactic evil doer's deadline approaches, he decides to draw inspiration from a very unlikely source...

    • 7 min

Customer Reviews

4.6 out of 5
22 Ratings

22 Ratings

Bobby Bladez ,

Slurrrrrry

This show is a lot of fun. I love the unique approach!

Azzurri13 ,

Fun

Really funny, light hearted and Star Wars. What else do you need? Great stuff! Keep them coming!

Matt Vazzana ,

Awesome

Great show! I recommend this pod to anyone I can.

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