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Posted by godzillagonads

My wife and I had our kid around the same time Vinny did. So glad someone can relate.

Now maybe people will stop looking at me weird when I answer "How's the baby?" with "Still alive."

Posted by Syphous

The weather outside is awful, so I'm spending the day inside cleaning. This is most fortuitous. Thanks man!

Posted by ZanzibarBreeze

@tescovee said:

@ZanzibarBreeze ha! They just gave you guys a shout out in the new epp of uyd

It's pretty cool!

Posted by tescovee
@ZanzibarBreeze ha! They just gave you guys a shout out in the new epp of uyd
Posted by tescovee

@ZanzibarBreeze: "i guess im a hellicopter parent" one of the funniest lines during that rant. There is a crazy segment early on, where Seth and Jonathan argued about adoption and having a kid. It's one of the craziest episodes.

any who, super looking forward to hear them..

Edited by ZanzibarBreeze

@mosespippy said:

I love these podcasts. Looking over the upcoming release schedule it seems like there isn't anything for me this year though. Maybe Listen Up but I don't think that podcast has aged well. It was the beginning of the end for 1UP podcasts. It'd be nice to see a MBMBaM or Tested podcast at some point.

We've only released half the year's schedule so far. I know there are some people who only listen to gaming podcasts, and that's cool, but if you're looking for some extra stuff to check out I really recommend this Loveline best-of, and this Uhh Yeah Dude best-of. You'll enjoy them, I'm sure.

@tescovee said:

@ZanzibarBreeze: I just checked out your UYD - This Year. Was damn good, I used it as a way to introduce uyd to my friend. Was wondering if there was any plans for some more?

Definitely -- I've just started working on a best-of for their first year, 2006. (Six best-ofs to go until we catch up to 2013!)

I was excited to lead with the discussion of orderlies abusing Alzheimer's patients for that best-of. "Excited" is a really bad word to use there but I can't think of another way to phrase it. Seth's rant there is a legendary podcast moment for me, and hands-down one of my top moments from 2012.

I guess I'm an asshole because I want to let my kid go play soccer and I have a presumption he's not gonna get FUCKED at practice. By the coach. Yeah, I'm crazy. Oh, I'm an asshole. 'That parent, he's a real helicopter parent!' Yeah! I fucking am!

It's great.

Posted by tescovee

@ZanzibarBreeze: I just checked out your UYD - This Year. Was damn good, I used it as a way to introduce uyd to my friend. Was wondering if there was any plans for some more?

Posted by posh

@gladspooky said:

Oh, right. I forgot about this ridiculous part where they defend the whole Fighting Game Community "Rape that bitch!" bullshit.

yeah, me too. though that conversation made me like brad a whole lot more. jeff had a weird stance on that

Posted by mosespippy

I love these podcasts. Looking over the upcoming release schedule it seems like there isn't anything for me this year though. Maybe Listen Up but I don't think that podcast has aged well. It was the beginning of the end for 1UP podcasts. It'd be nice to see a MBMBaM or Tested podcast at some point.

Posted by KaneRobot

Hey, my "Ryan bought Pro Wrestling" email made the cut. Rochester MI getting two emails in there, the other one being the legendary bat vs knife email. Fucking represent.

Patrick's "Happy Birthday" during the Subway email may be the funniest thing I've heard on the podcast all year, I'm not even sure why.

Posted by Winternet

Jeff's Irish "Ah, here's a potato pizza" on the Petaluma pizza talk is one damn funny line.

Posted by MetalBaofu

This is great. Thanks for doing this, dude. I can't imagine all the work involved.

Posted by rentfn

You are the best. I flippin LOVE these collections. Thanks again so much for all this work!!!

Posted by MachoFantastico

Awesome, thanks dude have to check this out. Could do with a cheer up! Much appreciated.

Posted by Brodehouse

I'm just posting so I can find this thread later. This is good stuff to go along with playing Mass Effect multiplayer.

This and thunderf00t videos.

Posted by spiketail

Half way started and it's been all glorious! Another set of thanks from this GB fan.

Loving the choice of starting off with Vinny's return as a father. Very appropriate for the start.

Also remember a segment where Brad is commenting on wondering how good the end of Mass Effect 3 will be for him. Well, guess we know now.

Posted by ZanzibarBreeze

@bemusedchunk said:

I've listened to these for every year and by far - 2012 is the best. I don't believe it's due to the content, but how you present it.

I've definitely gotten a lot better at editing these things together. The goal is to make it sound like everything comes from the same episode, like it's one super long Bombcast. There are certain factors that conspire against that -- Jeff mixes the shows differently than Ryan, so the few episodes he does sound a lot different to the regular shows, and the shows in the new studio sound different to those recorded in the old offices.

I don't know if people notice that stuff, but it's something that I notice when I'm editing it all together. I can do some patch up work in Audacity, like doing noise removal to cut out the sound of the air conditioner (remember when there was a constant hum in the background in the late 2011/early 2012 shows?), and I run everything through a levelling filter to make it all sound like it's the same volume, but I can't do much more than that.

I'm glad that you've noticed that, though! I've also gotten better at matching discussions together thematically, so that contributes quite a bit to it as well.

Posted by bemusedchunk

4 hours down.

4 hours to go.

I've listened to these for every year and by far - 2012 is the best.

I don't believe it's due to the content, but how you present it. I like the fact that there aren't as many breaks as ones before this, and using the Gerstwah as the break music was pretty spot on - had me grinning ear to ear like an idiot on the train this morning.

Posted by ArtisanBreads

@Bourbon_Warrior said:

Just listened to the early Hot Spot best of podcast, so funny hearing all this optimism for The Transformers movie coming.

Same with GI Joe from them. They can't help themselves. Everything that gets made like that now has to have too much 'tude to be fun like it was originally.

Posted by Bourbon_Warrior

Just listened to the early Hot Spot best of podcast, so funny hearing all this optimism for The Transformers movie coming.

Edited by ArtisanBreads

@gladspooky said:

Oh, right. I forgot about this ridiculous part where they defend the whole Fighting Game Community "Rape that bitch!" bullshit.

... huh?

I must have missed that part. Because they definitely didn't defend it.

Posted by smallmanoncampus

Holy Crap. Way to go duder.

Posted by prestonhedges

Oh, right. I forgot about this ridiculous part where they defend the whole Fighting Game Community "Rape that bitch!" bullshit.

Posted by 8Bit_Archer

I love me some bombcast this is great!

Posted by crithon

man that bed talk..... ugh, makes me feel old hearing that.

Posted by ZanzibarBreeze

Thanks for all the kudos guys and, most importantly, thanks for listening!

@benspyda said:

Do you think there is a chance of a best of giantbomb's completely stupid conversations over the years? Like "space pizza balls", "the cat and dog with special powers" and "T-rex vs bears" for example. That would be so funny!

That's a neat idea. Not to tease, but I have something even dumber planned for a special Giant Bomb best-of, but I don't know if it'll come together, so I won't say anything else.

@ArtisanBreads said:

Great work on this. Loved the Jeff "wah" part. Awesome.

Thanks! That was composed by user , so full credit goes to them.

Posted by Mr_Skeleton

I remember loving the one from last year, going to download it right away.

Edited by Bourbon_Warrior

Vinnys story of turning on Comedy Central for something and Tosh.0 playing reminded me of when I was turning on Comedy Central and the end of Tosh.0 was playing and Tosh was making jokes at a clip of a naked pornstar on the floor that just had semen blasted into her mouth, throwing up on the ground crying "I'm sorry, I'm pregnant". This happened when my family was in the room and it was like 7:30 at night, I couldn't believe what I was seeing was on TV, I just wanted to watch some damn Blues Brothers...

Posted by benspyda

@Demoskinos said:

@benspyda

Do you think there is a chance of a best of giantbomb's completely stupid conversations over the years? Like "space pizza balls", "the cat and dog with special powers" and "T-rex vs bears" for example. That would be so funny!

I recognize the first two but what episode did they talk T-Rex vs Bears? Cause that sounds great.

That's a real old one from 09.

It's where this came from:

Posted by Demoskinos
@benspyda

Do you think there is a chance of a best of giantbomb's completely stupid conversations over the years? Like "space pizza balls", "the cat and dog with special powers" and "T-rex vs bears" for example. That would be so funny!

I recognize the first two but what episode did they talk T-Rex vs Bears? Cause that sounds great.
Posted by Gamer_152

This is pretty insane, I look forward to listening to it. Nice work duder.

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Posted by ArtisanBreads

Great work on this. Loved the Jeff "wah" part. Awesome.

Posted by benspyda

Do you think there is a chance of a best of giantbomb's completely stupid conversations over the years? Like "space pizza balls", "the cat and dog with special powers" and "T-rex vs bears" for example. That would be so funny!

Posted by Mars_Cleric

cool

cool cool cool

Posted by WickedCobra03

I can safely say that these are amazingly done wrap ups done by this duder. There used to be a ton for the old 1Up podcasts of yester-year and they were all well put together. I will download and relisten. 8 hours of bombcast incoming... Choooo Chooo... [awww, I miss NDX... :( ]

Posted by Hizang

Just listened to the first one, really good stuff, I really want to go back and listen to the old ones.

Edited by andrew2696

The picture of Dave used on the website is the best one you could find?

Because I approve. Great work! 8 hours of audio will surely drive me mad.

Posted by Trilogy

I'm a huge fan of your work, Zanzibar. Good to see you're still doing these.

Posted by StarvingGamer

Wow, I can't believe I didn't know about these sooner. 2011-2008 here I come.

Posted by sergeantz

Amazing. I now have a new podcast to subscribe to.

Posted by rachelepithet

Missing E3? Sherlock Holmes continuation from last year?

Posted by MasturbatingestBear

I have been listening to your This Year podcasts for The Hotspot, Giant Bombcast, and GFW Radio since you first posted them on the forums here. Your compilations are awesome, but I wish you had a compilation of Jeff's many loud "For more on these and other stories from the world of video games, check out Gaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaammmmmmmmmmmeeeeeeeeeeeeeespppppppppppppppoooooooooooooootttttttttttttt.com". Because those are awesome.

Posted by MordeaniisChaos

@ZanzibarBreeze said:

@MordeaniisChaos said:

God damnit, stop! You're feeding my desire to play useless games that I can podcast my way through instead of the games I actually care about experiencing on their own. Damn you!!!!!

This is why you should do what I do which is just play sports games and open world games and practically nothing else.

There are only so many open world games, and PC sports games are... non-existent. Especially the ones that interest me. Which isn't many of them.

Posted by Red12b

fuck yeah, i love this shit

Posted by ZanzibarBreeze

Here's our new episode that we released just now; the final show I'll post in this thread. It's a comedy podcast called Uhh Yeah Dude that is amazing. I love this show. If you've found out about new podcasts through us before, then you need to pick this one up. It will not disappoint. Blurb: " This is a podcast where two American Americans save America from herself. Seth Romatelli and Jonathan Larroquette round up the week's issues, providing a forum for society to engage the most critical and divisive issues. Men get duped into DUIs by attractive undercover female cops. Michael Masden's poetry gets read. A grandmother sues Apple after she walks into an Apple Store's glass door. Samsung equips its televisions with cameras. Derek Jeter gives gift baskets full of signed baseballs and candy to women he's spent the night with. Stephen Tyler appears on Oprah. Uhh Yeah Dude is social commentary at its finest." Download it here.

Posted by g6065

Great Work.

Thanks mate.

Posted by Zaccheus

This is insane... I will have to download all of these. I can't believe you did this and the same goes for everyone at that website.

Posted by ZanzibarBreeze

@MordeaniisChaos said:

God damnit, stop! You're feeding my desire to play useless games that I can podcast my way through instead of the games I actually care about experiencing on their own. Damn you!!!!!

This is why you should do what I do which is just play sports games and open world games and practically nothing else.

Posted by MordeaniisChaos

God damnit, stop! You're feeding my desire to play useless games that I can podcast my way through instead of the games I actually care about experiencing on their own. Damn you!!!!!

Edited by ZanzibarBreeze

@HaltIamReptar: What if I superimpose, like, the sound of rainbows and sparkles over the whole thing? :)

I still think 1UP Yours is great, but you make a good point about these things generally. I've definitely experienced that for other podcasts.

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