Sunday, June 28, 2015

Is (Blank) a Pokemon Song?

Help me out with the podcast episode that I'll be appearing on later this week! What music connected to the Pokemon franchise do you consider a "true" Pokemon song? How much do association with the franchise, matching the themes of the show, and other versions of the song being present matter?

For more information on the podcast, check out this video:

Tuesday, June 23, 2015

An Orchestra Teacher Reviews Pokemon Symphonic Evolutions

I was fortunate enough to attend a recent Pokemon Symphonic Evolutions concert in Milwaukee, and I got to bring my mom (an orchestra teacher) with me to the performance. Afterwards, we did a co-review of the event. You can check out part one of the interview here:

And part two here:

We discuss the music, the venue, and the atmosphere of the event. Is it possible for someone with limited knowledge of the franchise to enjoy this concert? Listen and find out!

Saturday, June 13, 2015

Pokemon Midwest Regionals 2015-Masters TCG Top 4

At a recent Pokemon TCG Regional, we interviewed Kyle Haverland, one of the top finishers in the Masters Division. Kyle used a very broadly based "Big Basics" deck and managed to take it deep into the tournament. You'll find out how he chose the cards he used, and how he balanced such a diverse deck.

Cards discussed in this video include:

-Spritzee (XY)
-Landorus EX (BRC)
-Victini (NVI-15)
-Ageislash EX (PHF)

Saturday, June 6, 2015

Pokemon Midwest Regionals 2015-Masters VGC Winner

At last weekend's Pokemon Midwest Regional, I got a chance to talk to the Masters Division winner of the video game competition:

In the interview, we discuss his team, strategy, and the plushes he brought along.

Collin's Team: