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59: We Are the World
Apr 12 • 85 min
UK Trivia II - UK Trivia returns! Antony Johnston once again forces a bunch of North Americans to answer questions about obscure 1980s trivia that only British people should understand. Host Antony Johnston with Glenn Fleishman, Erika Ensign, Monty…
58: Low Definition XI: Lesser of Two Weevils
Mar 30 • 89 min
Colonies in Space! - More ridiculous definitions of ridiculous words. We also visit an unexpected man in an unexpected location, do some more Google searches, and borrow a book from a Little Free Library. Host Steve Lutz with Kathy Campbell, Tiffany…
57: Inconceivable!: Spies, Pies, and Electronics
Mar 23 • 51 min
Inconceivable! Episode 14 - Welcome back to “Inconceivable!”, the show that tests two teams’ knowledge of the nerdy, the useless, and the obscure. Recorded in front of a live audience at Emerald City Comicon 2017! Hear the audience gasp and applaud!…
56: Hug Per Point
Mar 1 • 10 min
Doctor Who Game of Matching II - The Game of Matching returns! Recorded live at the Gallifrey One convention in Los Angeles, our contestants try to guess the responses of three panelists, just like a game show from the 1970s, but totally different!…
55: Game Night: There Is a Sign Here
Feb 15 • 53 min
Action Castle II - It’s time for another journey into the realm of classic text adventures mixed with painful human dynamics, as we return to the world of… Action Castle! (castle, castle, castle). Yes, that’s right, we’re playing “Action Castle II.” Can…
54: Low Definition: Up to the Third Knuckle
Feb 1 • 72 min
Low Definition X - Low Definition returns with more ridiculous people, places, things, and foreign-language movie titles! Plus a shocking number of orifices. Host Steve Lutz with Tiffany Arment, Monty Ashley, Kathy Campbell, Glenn Fleishman, Shannon…
53: Mmmoootiny!
Jan 19 • 49 min
Introvocabulum II - It’s been a while, but we’re back with another game of Introvocabulum, the game show that’s definitely not Password. Pull up a chair and practice your Care Bear Stare in preparation for this exciting episode! Host Aleen Simms and…
52: How Is That Starfleet?
Jan 4 • 78 min
Star Trek trivia! - From hell’s heart, five players take a stab at answering “Star Trek” trivia questions from game master and Star Trek expert Scott McNulty. He tasks us, and we shall have him! Or not. Host Scott McNulty with Liz Myles, Tony Sindelar,…
51: Turns Out: Yule Cat Saves the Kids
Dec 21, 2016 • 53 min
All You Need is Gävle - Let’s see…Sondheim’s songbook, horse skulls, the ghost of Paul Lynde, why pissed on shark is not necessarily better than the pissed off kind, dinner at Sardi’s, goat erections, truly stinky cheese, the wrong Perry Mason, fountain…
50: Low Definition: A Family of Clowns
Dec 9, 2016 • 65 min
Low Definition IX - It’s time once again to make up fake definitions for stupid words. This time we also dive into unexplored regions of both iTunes and the App Store. But don’t worry, listener! Steve Lutz is gunning for you. Host Steve Lutz with Glenn…
49: We Love Our Listeners!
Nov 22, 2016 • 41 min
Incomparable Family Feud II! - Not a feud! No families! Nine Incomparable panelists take sides to guess your dumb answers to our dumb survey questions, live from Anaheim. Host Jason Snell with Aleen Simms, Dan Moren, Brian Hamilton, Erika Ensign, Steven…
48: Inconceivable!: Don’t Read the Creepy Old Book
Nov 9, 2016 • 38 min
Inconceivable! Episode 13 - Welcome back to “Inconceivable!”, the show that tests two teams’ knowledge of the nerdy, the useless, and the obscure. Recorded at the Now Hear This festival in Anaheim, California, our two teams of veteran panelists face off…
47: Low Definition: The Spooky Edition
Oct 24, 2016 • 69 min
Low Definition VIII - When quidnuncs screeve in hempen hahas, and strange and tasteless words echo through the fjords… Whenever Liebig quivers where the Blattnerphone is deathly still… That is the time when pooks are present, pudifying their ballhooters…
46: Inconceivable!: Dang, I Wish We Were Physicists
Sep 28, 2016 • 51 min
Inconceivable! Episode 12 - Welcome back to “Inconceivable!”, the show that tests two teams’ knowledge of the nerdy, the useless, and the obscure. By your powers combined, this episode’s panelists take on a spate of trivia about the classic ’90s cartoon…
45: The Incomparable’s Ten-Foot Poll
Sep 14, 2016 • 43 min
Not Family Feud! - Our panelists predict your stupid answers to our stupid questions. Host Jason Snell with Steve Lutz, Dan Frakes, David J. Loehr, Tony Sindelar, Dan Moren and Tiffany Arment.
44: Low Definition: The Wicker Moze
Aug 30, 2016 • 71 min
Low Definition VII - We’re back with more ridiculous definitions! Moze returns from his recent victory, but has to deal with the pressure of being a champion as everyone attempts to avoid falling into his trap. Steve has a good feeling about the victory…
43: Game Night: I Don’t Know What Wapping Is
Aug 16, 2016 • 105 min
Trivial Pursuit UK - The tables are turned! In this episode, Antony Johnston forces a bunch of North Americans to answer questions from the UK edition of Trivial Pursuit! Bloody Americans… Host Antony Johnston with Erika Ensign, Steven Schapansky, Monty…
42: Game Night: International Genus
Aug 3, 2016 • 82 min
Three-Nation Trivial Pursuit - Representatives from three different nations square off in a battle of 1980s trivia! (Trivia from the 1980s, not trivia about the 1980s.) Canada invented Trivial Pursuit and we’re playing from the U.S. edition, so they’ve…
41: Low Definition: Hell Is Other People’s Words
Jul 19, 2016 • 69 min
Low Definition 6 - More ridiculous definitions, both real and imagined. Plus, we’ll take your orders for some disgusting mixed drinks, and ponder a Slovenian proverb. Host Steve Lutz with Liz Myles, Antony Johnston, Chip Sudderth, Shannon Sudderth, Merlin…
40: Inconceivable!: Sorcerel Realism
Jul 6, 2016 • 58 min
Inconceivable! Episode 11 - Welcome back to “Inconceivable!”, the show that tests two teams’ knowledge of the nerdy, the useless, and the obscure. This month mash-ups of movie actors and Dungeons & Dragons classes are a critical hit, our panelists attempt…
39: Low Definition: The Amount of Pan in a Thing
Jun 22, 2016 • 106 min
Low Definition 5 - We return with more made-up definitions to ridiculous words. And don’t miss the art project in the center of the room. Host Steve Lutz with Erika Ensign, Steven Schapansky, Glenn Fleishman, Aleen Simms, Chip Sudderth and Brian Hamilton.
38: Game Night: Gospel According to Short Round
Jun 8, 2016 • 55 min
Trivial Pursuit 1980s Genus Edition - We’re back with another edition of trivia from the 1980s, as we play the original Trivial Pursuit and struggle with questions about geography, railroads, and famous mobsters, all the while grappling with the very…
37: Low Definition: This Word Sucks
May 27, 2016 • 74 min
Low Definition 4 - Hide your kids and dictionaries! It’s time for a return to our game of made-up definitions, this time with some added Googling and romance (noveling). Host Steve Lutz with Philip Mozolak, Tiffany Arment, David J. Loehr, Erika Ensign,…
36: Inconceivable!: This is How We Lost America in the First Place
May 11, 2016 • 73 min
Inconceivable! Episode 10 - Welcome back to “Inconceivable!”, the show that tests two teams’ knowledge of the nerdy, the useless, and the obscure. And now for something completely…well, partially different. Team United Kingdom faces off against Team North…
35: Introvocabulum: Overeager Judge
Apr 26, 2016 • 47 min
The english-language word game with the Latin name - Pre-taped from the Internet, it’s a new game show that involves pairs of players guessing a magic word with single-word clues. If this sounds like the classic game show “Password,” IT IS ABSOLUTELY…
34: Turns Out: What Am I Doohan Hangin’ Round?
Apr 14, 2016 • 41 min
Turns Out! episode 3 - In case you thought we were bluffing, Turns Out is back with the unbelievable stories of where some of your favorite science fiction series really came from. Aleen Simms and Glenn Fleishman join host David J. Loehr in trying to pull…
33: Game Night: Exits Are Unknown
Mar 29, 2016 • 48 min
“Jungle Adventure” - We return to the dangerous land of group text adventures with “Jungle Adventure”, in which the survivor of a plane crash wanders through a dark jungle. And wanders. And wanders. Host Tony Sindelar with Monty Ashley, Steve Lutz, Jason…
32: Inconceivable!: Intangibility is a Serious Problem
Mar 16, 2016 • 72 min
Inconceivable! Episode 9 - Welcome back to “Inconceivable!”, the show that tests two teams’ knowledge of the nerdy, the useless, and the obscure. Think you can identify a movie from its final line? It’s harder than it sounds. Our panel tries their hand at…
31: Low Definition: Tempted by the Little Man
Mar 1, 2016 • 64 min
Low Definition 3 - An hour of fun Definitions from Steve Lutz Plus Florida Man Host Steve Lutz with Erika Ensign, Tiffany Arment, Glenn Fleishman, Antony Johnston, Brian Hamilton and Jason Snell.
30: Game Night: TARFIS
Feb 15, 2016 • 40 min
Game of Matching: “Doctor Who” edition - Live from the Gallifrey One convention in Los Angeles, a special “Doctor Who”-themed edition of The Game of Matching! Awkward answers to silly questions! Telepathy gone awry! And more fun than you can shake a…
29: Inconceivable!: Laser Cars are Really Sweet
Feb 3, 2016 • 47 min
Inconceivable! Episode 8 - Welcome back to “Inconceivable!”, the show that tests two teams’ knowledge of the nerdy, the useless, and the obscure. In our long-awaited return, our all-star panel tries to identify fake fantasy lands, mashes up robots (or…
28: Game Night: Dental Dam
Jan 19, 2016 • 52 min
Game of Matching ‘16 - In this edition of Game Night, we play a game called The Game of Matching that is totally not at all like a celebrity panel show from the 1970s. Also, Glenn does poetry. Host Jason Snell with Mikah Sargent, Aleen Simms, Erika…
27: Low Definition: Lake Tourist
Dec 20, 2015 • 78 min
Low Definition 2 - In this special holiday edition of Low Definition, our contestants must grapple with weird definitions, obscure holidays, Norwegian movie titles, and even a Morrissey song. Host Steve Lutz with Tiffany Arment, Aleen Simms, Dan Moren,…
26: Pundit Showdown: Rivalry of the Fruits
Dec 1, 2015 • 53 min
Pundit Showdown - The Pundit Showdown returns with a year-end edition that covers the Surface Book, Jimmy Iovine, Jessica Jones, emoji, and a visit to the Festivus pole. Host Philip Michaels with Aleen Simms, Brianna Wu, Jason Snell and Roman Loyola.
25: Counterclockwise: Order of the University of Phoenix
Nov 25, 2015 • 40 min
Harry Potter - This time we discuss the “Harry Potter” series, both the books and the movies. Topics include: gadgets/spells we wish we could have, decisions J.K. Rowling regrets (and we do too), greatest moments in the series, and the ultimate reason why…
24: Game Night: Stephen Hawking Said
Nov 17, 2015 • 44 min
Family Feud 1977 - “Family Feud 1977” returns, as our six contestants face off in an attempt to guess what game show audiences in 1977 were thinking. Let’s play the feud! Host Monty Ashley with Aleen Simms, Steve Lutz, Glenn Fleishman, Brian Hamilton, Dan…
23: Low Definition: Space Blobs
Nov 11, 2015 • 58 min
Low Definition 1 - In this game that’s absolutely nothing like Balderdash and not a product of Canada, players create their own fake definitions for real worlds. And there are a few twists along the way, because this is most definitely not Balderdash.…
22: Inconceivable!: Cabaret of Fire
Nov 4, 2015 • 57 min
Inconceivable! Episode 7 - Welcome back to “Inconceivable!”, the show that tests two teams’ knowledge of the nerdy, the useless, and the obscure. In our latest episode, our panel of panels susses out fake video game villains and knightly houses, plays a…
21: Game Night: Light Lamp
Sep 22, 2015 • 45 min
Action Castle - What if you cross a party game with an old-school text adventure? You get Action Castle, the game that turns a human being into an old-style command line prompt and a bunch of people into a single bumbling adventurer. Go west! Get fish!…
20: Pundit Showdown: Breakfast Octopus
Sep 7, 2015 • 42 min
Labor day pundit telethon - With an Apple media event on the horizon, it’s time for a return to the Pundit Showdown! Four pundits vie to become our latest champion! Let’s go to the tote board! Host Philip Michaels with Andy Ihnatko, Susie Ochs, David J.…
19: Low Definition: The Liripoop Interlude
Sep 1, 2015 • 51 min
Balderdash part the second - Balderdash! Our game of fake definitions returns with new stupid words that almost nobody has ever heard of before. Which player will reign supreme? (Since Dan’s not on this episode, it probably won’t be Jason.) Host Steve…
18: Inconceivable!: Harry Potter and the Odor of the Weasel
Aug 25, 2015 • 52 min
Inconceivable! Episode 6 - Welcome back to “Inconceivable!”, the show that tests two teams’ knowledge of the nerdy, the useless, and the obscure. For our first show recorded live and in person, our panels tell us the difference between warlocks and…
17: Low Definition: Hempen Humbug
Aug 4, 2015 • 56 min
Balderdash! - Once a month the Incomparable family plays a game, like you might around the table with your family. This month it’s Balderdash, the game of obscure words and ridiculous definitions. You’ll never look at pooks the same way again. Host Steve…
16: Pundit Showdown: International Incident
Jul 28, 2015 • 44 min
Pundit Showdown 2 - The Pundit Showdown returns with our panel of four technology experts answering host Philip Michaels’ questions in hopes of earning points and glory! But which panelist will strain international relationships to the breaking point?…
15: Inconceivable!: Vampire Or Not
Jul 21, 2015 • 48 min
Inconceivable! Episode 5 - Welcome back to “Inconceivable!”, the show that tests two teams’ knowledge of the nerdy, the useless, and the obscure. Obscure 1990s vampires! Batman villains! … High school chemistry? Those are just a few of the things that we…
14: Counterclockwise: Zombie King
Jul 13, 2015 • 32 min
Counterclockwise 5 - Game of Thrones - This month’s Counterclockwise is all about HBO’s “Game of Thrones.” Is you-know-who really dead? Who is left to cheer for? Are TV viewers supposed to keep spoilers quiet so as not to offend book readers? Of all the…
13: Game Night: Golfing with Hitler
Jun 13, 2015 • 121 min
Trivial Pursuit - This month on Game Night, we take a second spin at playing Trivial Pursuit—the original Genus Edition from the 1980s, of course. Strangely enough, things get a little scatological when we get to the brown spaces. Host Jason Snell with…
12: Inconceivable!: Twelve Angry Clowns
Jun 4, 2015 • 43 min
Inconceivable! Episode 4 - Welcome back to “Inconceivable!”, the show that tests two teams’ knowledge of the nerdy, the useless, and the obscure. As ever, host Dan Moren and scorekeeper/announcer Lex Friedman are on hand to oversee the proceedings, doling…
11: Counterclockwise: All-Father Knows Best
May 26, 2015 • 44 min
Marvel Cinematic Universe - This month’s Counterclockwise topic is the Marvel Cinematic Universe! And joining us to discuss four Marvel-themed topics are superhero aficionados Lisa Schmeiser and John Moltz. We do some fantasy casting, offer our choices…
10: Pundit Showdown: February Flashback Edition
May 5, 2015 • 41 min
Pundit Showdown 1 - There was a time when our thoughts turned to Super Bowls and holiday-quarter Apple financial results and the death of the Shack. That long-ago time was February 2015, when Philip Michaels dusted off the old Pundit Showdown format he…
9: Inconceivable!: Mogo is Displeased
Apr 30, 2015 • 57 min
Inconceivable! Episode 3 - Welcome back to “Inconceivable!”, the show that tests two teams’ knowledge of the nerdy, the useless, and the obscure. As ever, host Dan Moren and scorekeeper/announcer Lex Friedman are on hand to oversee the proceedings, doling…
8: Je Suis La Poire
Apr 24, 2015 • 30 min
Turns Out! episode 2 - As April winds down, we remember great and not-so-great April Fools jokes. Jason has a lot of de Gaulle, Scott has a nose for pranks, David has an outdated video game console, and Glenn glenns about the original Glenner because…
7: Game Night: Family Spats
Apr 15, 2015 • 58 min
1970s Family Feud - It’s game night! In this installment we’re playing the mid-1970s “Family Feud” home game, which forces our two teams of modern players to guess the thoughts of 100 people waiting in line to see a TV show sometime in the mid-’70s. So…
6: Counterclockwise: Long TARDIS Nights
Apr 10, 2015 • 39 min
Counterclockwise episode 3 - This month’s Counterclockwise topic is “Doctor Who”! And here to discuss four fresh “Doctor Who” topics in 42 minutes or less are “Doctor Who” podcast luminaries Steven Schapansky (Radio Free Skaro, The Memory Cheats) and…
5: Turns Out: Lies, Lies, Lies, Yeah
Mar 25, 2015 • 39 min
Turns Out! Episode 1 - In our new panel game of bluffs and double bluffs, Erika’s not drinking the Kool-Aid or whatever that is, everyone finds Glenn’s story hard to swallow, Jason goes international, and David brings up haggis. Also, Dan is not on Candid…
4: Counterclockwise: Lost in Stars
Mar 17, 2015 • 41 min
Counterclockwise Episode 2 - It’s time again for Counterclockwise, the panel show where four people discuss four geeky aspects of a single topic, and it’ll all get done in less than 42 minutes. This week, Jason and Dan are joined by Scott McNulty and…
3: Inconceivable!: Mansplained to Doom!
Mar 12, 2015 • 53 min
Inconceivable! Episode 2 - Welcome back to “Inconceivable!”, the show that tests two teams’ knowledge of the nerdy, the useless, and the obscure. As ever, host Dan Moren and scorekeeper/announcer Lex Friedman are on hand to oversee the proceedings, doling…
2: Counterclockwise: Space Minivan
Feb 16, 2015 • 41 min
Counterclockwise Episode 1 - It’s time for Counterclockwise, the panel show where four people discuss four geeky aspects of a single topic, and it’ll all get done in less than 42 minutes. This week on our inaugural Counterclockwise, Jason and Dan are…
1: Inconceivable!: Serious Nerdery
Feb 9, 2015 • 44 min
Inconceivable! Episode 1 - Welcome to the first episode of Inconceivable!—a show that tests our panelists’ knowledge of the nerdy, the useless, and the obscure. Each month, two teams will face off to answer diabolical questions about TV shows, comics,…
0: Tennis with Errol Flynn
Mar 31, 2014 • 143 min
Trivial Pursuit: Genus Edition. - This was originally an April Fool’s Day episode of Total Party Kill, before there was a Game Show. We’ve moved it to the Game Show feed because that’s really what it is. It features our friends playing an entire Trivial…