Episode Archive

Episode Archive

47 episodes of BLANK TAPE since the first episode, which aired on June 7th, 2018.

  • Track 13: Christmas Holiday Bonanza and Year-End Special

    December 27th, 2018  |  Season 1  |  58 mins 27 secs

    Our first-ever year-end retrospective show. We look backwards and forwards to all things Blank Tape, and end with a live musical performance to celebrate the season. Also: It's a Wonderful... Recasting!

  • Track 12: Hey, Siri, Make Me an App

    December 6th, 2018  |  Season 1  |  1 hr 19 mins

    Bugs, crashes, simulators, scrums, sprints, and -- quite literally -- grumpy old gits. It's all in a day's work as we explore what it takes to make an app, how we got here, and why we care so much about apps anyway. Also: why two burgers are better than one.

  • Hidden Track 11B: 00111111

    November 22nd, 2018  |  Season 1  |  6 mins 1 sec

    Brainstorming topics for next episode. Will it be computer science, software development, or all of the above?

  • Track 11: Don't Start a Land War in Asia

    November 15th, 2018  |  Season 1  |  1 hr 16 mins

    She's got a Ticket to Ride, and we do, too. This episode is all about the board games, from the small ones that sharpened our minds (and competitive spirits) as kids, to the large family games we enjoy today. Also: how to get your practice in for a dice game against Davy Jones.

  • Hidden Track 10B: Settling a Score

    November 1st, 2018  |  Season 1  |  12 mins 56 secs

    The secret behind the music in "Meet the Sniper", and why we aren't worried about ripping off from Valve.

  • Track 10: Lord of the Funyun Rings and Mountain Dew

    October 25th, 2018  |  Season 1  |  1 hr 3 mins

    Pull up a chair and roll for initiative -- it's time for some Dungeons & Dragons! Kurt gives us an overview of the game, its history, and its modern champions. We share our personal experiences and stories of memorable games past. Yes indeed, in the game where your imagination is the only limit, there's truly something for everyone. Also: all about the one shot we did at Kurt's bachelor party... but it wasn't that kind of shot.

  • Track 9D: Offbrand: Backstabbed

    October 4th, 2018  |  Season 1  |  3 mins 4 secs

    Backstabbed by Offbrand.

  • Track 9C: Offbrand: The Division - Acoustic

    October 4th, 2018  |  Season 1  |  2 mins 56 secs

    The acoustic version of The Division by Offbrand.

  • Track 9B: Offbrand: Prime - Demo

    October 4th, 2018  |  Season 1  |  2 mins 42 secs

    The demo version of Prime by Offbrand.

  • Track 9: Questionable Tempos and Chicken Chimichangas: The Offbrand Story

    October 4th, 2018  |  Season 1  |  1 hr 16 mins

    We got the band back together! In this very special episode, we are joined by Max and Steve. With Kurt, they form the classic pop punk rock band from 2005: Offbrand. Also: teen angst in all its raw, musical glory.

  • Track 8: That's Not a Didgeridoo!

    September 13th, 2018  |  Season 1  |  1 hr 17 mins

    History lessons abound as we cover events past and present -- including our first-ever News Tidbit of the Week -- and we enjoy some unintentional musical accompaniment. Also: the state of the roads in 1860s New York City.

  • Track 7: MCU, Part Deux: All Stan Lee, All the Time

    August 30th, 2018  |  Season 1  |  1 hr 23 mins

    Spider-Men, Sherlock Holmes Synergy, put pilots, and more Stan Lee cameos than we can count. Also: Kevin McCallister's preferred audio equipment.

  • Track 6: Michael Crichton's Jurassic Time-Travel Westworld Murder Adventure Park

    August 16th, 2018  |  Season 1  |  1 hr 7 mins

    It's a grab bag full of summer activities, Solo (A Star Wars™ Story)™, Westworld, and one special theme park that's Kurt's worst nightmare. Also: a ticking time bomb for Homestar Runner.

  • Track 5C: East Coast EP

    August 9th, 2018  |  Season 1  |  29 mins 2 secs

    Live from New York, it's Tuesday night! Join Anson on this travel episode as he and his wife visit some friends in the city that never sleeps.

  • Track 5B: West Coast EP

    August 9th, 2018  |  Season 1  |  32 mins 32 secs

    We're going out west where the days are short and the nights are long in the California sun! Join Kurt on this travel episode as he, his wife, his parents, and his grandmother reflect on their visit to Whittier.

  • Track 5: Double CrossFit with Cheese

    August 2nd, 2018  |  Season 1  |  47 mins 50 secs

    A few notes on musicals, followed by a discussion of constantly varied functional movements at high intensity. Also: our upcoming restaurant concept.