The Adequate Podcast

The Adequate Podcast

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Welcome to The Adequate Podcast, a Gallimaufry of random stuff that may or may not involve performing arts, magic, fandom, Renaissance Festivals, writing, and anything else that seems like a good idea at the time. (Note: You can start with the latest episodes and work backward, or work forward from the first - either way works!) Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/theadequate/support


38 - What is this Podcast About, Anyway?
Jun 14 • 40 min
It’s a podcast but I don’t know for certain what this one’s about. Let’s find out together, as I record stuff Monday through Thursday and see what we end up with. Yep, that’s the entire crux of the biscuit on this one. —- Support this podcast:…
37 - TROUBADORK
Jun 7 • 40 min
In this late-to-the-office-but-at-least-we-got-here podcast! The culmination of years of gathering unmarketable skills, the One-Man Variety Show known as TROUBADORK Why do magic in the first place, Tobias? “From the field” reports from before and after…
36 - The One About Books
May 31 • 33 min
In this, the 36th(!) Pod of the Adequate Podcast, Tobias takes a long, rambling look at his relationship with the written word and all those darn books which are all over his home in an undisclosed location in San Antonio, Texas. In addition to that, we…
35 - Game of Throwing In The Towel (No Spoilers!)
May 23 • 32 min
Yep. Tobias talks about GAME OF THRONES (no spoilers) and the phenomenon that the series became, along with a digression about fandom, fan entitlement, endings, and other stuff. Yep, it’s a ramble. The Pod also contains: The Word of the Day What’s Cool in…
34 - The BoBteCh Files
May 16 • 34 min
In this Retrospectacle Podcast, we dig into Tobias’ dark USENET past and unearth some things he wrote back when he was “BoBteCh”, an obscure scribbler on a USENET newsgroup known as talk.bizarre. In amongst these gems of dubious legitimacy, we’ll also…
33 - Scottish Court Content!
May 9 • 33 min
In this ‘live from the charming village of Scarborough’ Pod: I Went Back to Scarborough and It Was Pretty Good - a revisit and recap and ramble Live entertainment from Tobias at the Scottish Court of Queen Margaret of Scotland and the Isles at Scarborough…
32 - MAYDAY!
May 2 • 43 min
In this “First of May” podcast! A recap of Tobias’ day at the King William Festival in San Antonio What’s Cool in Comics with Shado of Carpe Diem Comics in McKinney Texas (http://carpediemcomics.com) Yet more cards from the semi-infamous Deck of Many…
31 - Fragments and Gallimaufry Stew Part Deux
Apr 25 • 35 min
This week’s Pod is about as eclectic as it gets! As you may or may not know, Tobias Can’t Turn Off His Mind (tm) and as such, generates random bits of text all the darn time. Some of them wind up in social media, and some of them just SIT and RATTLE until…
30 - FIESTA SAN ANTONIO
Apr 18 • 38 min
In this fun-filled THIRTIETH (woah) Pod of the Adequate Podcast FIESTA - Another installment of the “Why I love this town” ramble (fiestasanantonio.org) The Word of the Day! What’s Cool in Comics with Shado of Carpe Diem Comics in McKinney, Texas…
29 - Anniversary of Arrival
Apr 11 • 29 min
There are moments when I worry about having something to talk about in my Podcasts… and then I remember that I have a very odd, non-standard life. Case in point: This week is the 8th anniversary of myself and Ami coming back to Texas after spending about…
28 - On the Road to TFF
Apr 4 • 50 min
In this action-packed Travelogue Podcast - Tobias on the Road to Texas Furry Fiesta in Dallas, Texas! Tobias’ slight hotel-drama Post-mortems of the shows LIVE Artisanal Gibberish from TFF - BOARS The Word of the Day! What’s Cool in Comics with Shado from…
27 - Spring Forward - Fall On Your Face
Mar 28 • 36 min
… and we’re back! This week’s Season One opener (aka “Pod 27”) has a veritable Gallimaufry of stuff! Including: A meditation and explanation of Daylight Savings Time (and my take on why it’s in use) What’s Cool in Comics with Shado of Carpe Diem Comics…
26 - The Season Finally - What Have We Learned?
Mar 7 • 44 min
In this, the last Pod of the First Season, we look back (and probably bump into things) and see where we’ve come from. - The long strange trip from a 11-year-old with a tape deck to the Adequate Podcast - Why I make this Podcast the way I do - The Word of…
25 - Penultimate Pod of Season 1
Feb 28 • 41 min
In this action-packed penultimate Season 1 Pre-Finale! * What is “One Bruno” and why was Tobias wrong about it! * Things I wanted to put in earlier ‘Pods and forgot to do so! * What’s Cool in Comics with Shado of Carpe Diem Comics in McKinney Texas…
24 - Gallimaufry! (aka “Today I learned!”)
Feb 21 • 34 min
Pod 24 wanders in off the street to tell you things it learned today! Among those things are also : * Where did Tobias get “Gallimaufry” from, anyway? * What’s Cool in Comics with Shado from Carpe Diem Comics (carpediemcomics.com) * The Word of the Day *…
23 - GIBBERISH
Feb 15 • 36 min
In which Tobias recounts the tale of how “Artisanal Gibberish” became a thing, and how that thing became a book, and how that book became a segment on, yes, this here Adequate Podcast. Also in this Pod: * What’s Cool in Comics with Shado from Carpe Diem…
22 - DEATH ON STAGE
Feb 7 • 41 min
“A coward dies a thousand deaths… and so does a working actor. Most of those are on stage, though…” In this Pod, we talk about the subtle art of “dying” on stage (that is, playing a character who dies as opposed to just being awful), sharing some stories…
21 - Public Domain
Jan 31 • 27 min
In this Podcast: * A round-up of some of the more interesting pieces of work that have entered the public domain in the US - something what hasn’t happened in decades - and why it took so long for this stuff to fall out of Copyright * What’s Cool in…
20 - FIRST BLOOD
Jan 24 • 45 min
Pod 20 picks up right after Pod 19, wherein Matthew Legare (Internet Spokesmodel) has been suffering from a stupidly self-inflicted allergic reaction and hopes to be healthier for the show (“By Our Hands” at the Overtime Theater) on the weekend.…
19 - Opening Weekend and Being Shot by AGT
Jan 17 • 41 min
Pod 19 gets back into that “Gallumaufry” vibe by being all over the place, ad the weekend that came after HELL WEEK (see Pod 18) didn’t get any less complicated! This week we have: * What’s Cool in Comics with Lys and Shadow at Carpe Diem Comics in…
18 - HELL WEEK
Jan 10 • 50 min
The 18th Pod of Adequacy comes to you in the throes of the week right before a show opens, aka HELL WEEK! As we may have mentioned, Tobias (aka Matthew) will be performing in a play at The Overtime Theater (otsatx.org) (Your Home For Live, Local, and…
17 - Pod of the New Year 2019
Jan 4 • 28 min
Happy New Podcast Year! In this the 17th Pod of Adequacy: * New Year’s Traditions and Oddities * What’s Cool in Comics with Shadow of Carpe Diem Comics in McKinnet Texas (carpediemcomics.com) * The Werd of the Day * A Thing You May Not Have Known * A…
16 - ON THE ROAD
Dec 27, 2018 • 18 min
This Pod is ON THE ROAD - Tobias is traveling cross-country to see family and (shocker) do a show in Arizona! Join him on the road for… * A running travelogue of his journey to AZ * The Word of the Day! * What’s Cool in Comics with Shado of Carpe Diem…
15 - “They Fight”
Dec 20, 2018 • 44 min
In this “Theatrically Violent” edition of the Adequate Podcast: * An interview with Morgan Clyde, co-author and fight coordinator for “By Our Hands”, a new stage combat spetacular coming to the Overtime Theater in January! (which I’m in, by the by)…
14 - from Ingleside with Love
Dec 13, 2018 • 38 min
This week’s Pod comes to you with actual RenFair Content! Sounds and experiences from the Ingleside Renaissance Fair in Ingleside, Texas! Contained in this podcast: * A Weekend in the Life - Tobias’ weekend at Ingleside (pre-and-post-show stuff) * A…
13 - HALFTIME!
Dec 6, 2018 • 47 min
Here we are - TWELVE WEEKS IN THE MAKING!!! In the Lucky THIRTEENTH episode of The Adequate Podcast - Why Episode 13 is HALFTIME - my 26-episode commitment - What’s Cool In Comics (Cat-heavy edition) - Ramblings on Becoming Less Obscure - The Word of the…
TWELVE - Post-Thanksgiving and Pre-December
Nov 29, 2018 • 30 min
Pod number TWELVE brings us a cornucopia as well as a gallimaufry of stuff! * Recap and Obvservations of being a Lane Entertainer at Dickens on Main in Boerne * The Word of the Day! * A harried and hurried What’s Cool in Comics with Shado of Carpe Diem…
11 - POD OF THANKS
Nov 22, 2018 • 31 min
This week on the POD OF THANKS (Pod 11 of 26 if you’re keeping track) * The CONTROVERSIAL POLLS regarding Candied Yams and Cranberry Sauce! * What’s Cool in Comics with Shado, Lys, and Pancake (carpediemcomics.com) ! * A Musical Interlude that probably…
TEN! Post-Steampunk, Pre-Thanksgiving, Current Rambling
Nov 15, 2018 • 34 min
TEN! TEN Pods and no sign of stopping! In this milestone-yet-hastily-thrown-together Podcast: * A recap and analysis of SteamPunk November (steampunknovember.com) , the Artisanal Gibberish Show, The Miracle Elixir Show, Afternoon Tea, and stuff! * The…
9 - Steamed Up And Medicated!
Nov 8, 2018 • 34 min
In Pod NUMBER NINE (number nine number nine number nine) you will find: * Steampunk November (steampunknovember.com)! * Musical interlude by Brass Farthing (brass-farthing.com)! * The Word of the Day! * Me rambling about the new Medicine Show Pitch and…
8 - Halloween and Stuff!
Nov 1, 2018 • 23 min
Pod 8 comes to your door with a cheap Superman mask and a pillowcase full of candy! In this episode: * Trick or treating - yes actual trick or treating happening at my door on Halloween. Because it’s my podcast and I can put it in there! * Rambling about…
Lucky Episode 7: Pre-Halloween!
Oct 25, 2018 • 34 min
And welcome to Lucky Pod #7 - the Pre-Halloween Edition! In this action-packed podcast: * What goes into making this podcast (spoilers: Not much) * Candy Corn - “okay” or “spawn of the devil”? (poll at fm.me/theadequatepodcast ) * What’s Cool in Comics…
Episode 6 - The Couch Essay, Ranting about Magic on the Internet, and more!
Oct 18, 2018 • 41 min
Here we go again with Episode 6 of the Adequate Podcast! In this jam-packed Gallimaufry of stuff: * I ramble about couches * I talk about magic on the internet and why I prefer books * We have “What’s Cool in Comics” with Shado from Carpe Diem Comics in…
The Adequate Podcast Ep 5 - America’s Got Adequacy!
Oct 11, 2018 • 54 min
Holy Moly! 5 Episodes and he starts talking about magic more! In this, the FIFTH attempt to make a podcast: * Tobias talks about “Cocktails for Two”, the routine he performed at the Overtime Cabaret Benefit Show ( https://youtu.be/1J3ZmeoVwUc ) * Tobias…
The Adequate Podcast Ep 4 - The Day Faire Almost Killed Me
Oct 4, 2018 • 38 min
Gadzooks! Defying all expectations, here’s Episode FOUR of the not-yet-famous-enough Adequate Podcast! in this pod: * A brief oral history of the Overtime Cabaret at the Overtime Theater (otsatx.org) and Tobias’s place in it - by the way, there’s a…
THRASH CRANKSHAFT, PI - Episode 3
Sep 28, 2018 • 21 min
The final spine-tingling, pulse-pounding, gorilla-strewn episode of the Film Noir comedy radio serial play known as THRASH CRANKSHAFT, PI! Performed live in front of a bemused audience at The Overtime Theater (otsatx.org) in June of 2018. The cast: Thrash…
The Adequate Podcast Ep 3 - Thrashing and Comics and STORYTIME!
Sep 27, 2018 • 37 min
Holy moley! Three episodes in and he starts talking about himself! This episode of the insufficiently-World-Famous ADEQUATE PODCAST contains such diverse elements as: * More yammering about THRASH CRANKSHAFT, PI (danDAAAANNN) * The first installment of…
THRASH CRANKSHAFT, PI - Episode 2
Sep 21, 2018 • 23 min
Episode Two of the pulse-pounding Film Noir Serial Radio Comedy Play, THRASH CRANKSHAFT, PI Recorded live at the Overtime Theater (otsatx.org) in front of a bemused audience! The cast: Thrash Crankshaft, PI - Gabriel Luera The Chief, Gorillas, Wino -…
The Adequate Podcast Ep 2 - Thrashing and Drifting and Stuff
Sep 20, 2018 • 27 min
They said it couldn’t be done (and they also said they’d save this the last time I typed it)… so we didn’t do THAT and instead did THIS: Episode 2 of the “Not Famous Enough Yet” Adequate Podcast! IN THIS POD WE TALK ABOUT * THRASH CRANKSHAFT, PI…
THRASH CRANKSHAFT, PI - Episode 1
Sep 14, 2018 • 23 min
The first production of The Adequate Company in conjunction with the Overtime Theater (otsatx.org) - A film noir radio comedy serial play. Performed in front of a bemused audience at The Overtime Theater in June 2018. The cast: Thrash Crankshaft, PI -…
The Adequate Podcast #1
Sep 13, 2018 • 20 min
Episode One! What could possibly go wrong? In this Episode: * International Talk Like a Pirate Day * The Word of the Day * A musical interlude with Lee Presson and the Nails And other stuff! Editor’s note: This was the very very first episode of the…