A serious but comedic look at the world of Pokemon! Each episode, we explore, analyze, ridicule, celebrate, and speculate about a different aspect of the Pokemon universe or fandom. Learn about the mythical and scientific inspirations behind the fiction, or theorize about the fictional world itself, with your host Nathan Kappesser!
Yup. We're going there. It's finally time to discuss the most controversial Pokemon of all, the Ice and Psychic Type Voodoo Queen of Blackface herself, Jynx. Andre returns to help me out with this one.
Card game expert Andre Segarra joins us to discuss every set from the original series of the Pokemon TCG -- that's everything Gen I, including Base Set, Jungle, Fossil, Base Set 2, Team Rocket, Gym Heroes, and Gym Challenge!
YouTuber DoingOutstanding joins us to discuss Hoenn's Pseudo-Legendaries Beldum, Metang, and Metagross! This episode is a Classic Tier Patreon Bonus episode. To find out how you can get on a podcast with us, go to patreon.com/secretroommultimedia.
Four more creepy stories, culled from the bottom of the internet's barrel. Don't say we didn't warn you. Featuring music by Ross Bugden, Biz Baz Studio, David Hilowitz, Doug Maxwell, SYBS, Aaron Kenny, Odonis Odonis, CXDY, Aakashg Gandhi, Asher Fulero, Dan Bodan, Devon Church, Sir Cubworth, Ghost Stories Incorporated, Hainbach, Sextile, and Walt Thisney.
Who's that Pokemon? It's not. You're lucky if you get Digimon talk today, people. Happy April Fools! New guest host Merm LaMouffette joins us to talk about 4chan's own Tentaquil, and the tradition of Fakemon that has persisted since the First Generation.
Generation Eight has been officially announced! Nathan and Phil talk Pokemon Sword and Shield; Scorbunny, Sobble, and Grookey; Detective Pikachu; the recent Red and Green Beta Leak; and workshop some cool ideas for future generations of Pokemon games.
The leak of an oft discussed lost demo for Pokemon Gold and Silver, featuring a completely different Pokedex and showcased at the Nintendo Spaceworld 1997 expo, recently surfaced online, rocking the Pokemon fan community. Blast Burn Radio's Jolly By Nature lends their hand to help us investigate and analyze the plethora of new Gen II Beta information.
South Park brilliantly satirized our beloved Pokemon franchise in the third season episode "Chinpokomon." For the first time, we've got Justin and Craig together, to join us in a detailed look at all 30 official Chinpokomon.
After a long and mysterious absence, Phil Cobb returns to discuss the ins and outs of Pokemon Breeding! Waitwait, lemme rephrase that. Phil and Nathan discuss the game mechanics and in-universe science and philosophy on Pokemon sex and reproduction. Featuring a surprise appearance by Jolly By Nature, Celes, and Messer Engine from Blast Burn Radio.
The Professor Jeremy Vyne returns at long last to help us find satisfying answers to many of the questions raised in Episode 018. These are questions that have haunted the fandom for ages... Why only six Pokemon? What is The League? There are many iconic cultural traditions in the Pokemon world which would be seen as irresponsible or cruel in the real world -- how did they arise from and contribute to the healthy social atmosphere we see in the various forms of Pokemon media? Join us as we explore the mysteries of Pokemon biology, technology, and culture.
Electric Steel Type Charizard??? Now that's a horse of a different color. Today on the show, Amusement Sparks' Andrew Spohn returns once again to discuss the curiosity that is Delta Species Pokemon! We explore the TCG exclusive region of Holon, and the strangely typed Pokemon that can be found there.
Nathan presents a fully produced reading of the epic six chapter Pokemon fan fiction which he wrote about a decade ago. Chapter One of this story originally premiered in Episode 22 of Fair Enough Podcast, but this is the first time that the entire story has seen the light of day. Featuing music by Mattia Cupelli, John Vallis, Evan King, TeknoAxe, Alex Lisi, Kevin MacLeod, and Lost Sky Productions, as well as sound effects from http://www.freesfx.co.uk/.
Andrew Spohn of the "Amusement Sparks" podcast returns to discuss an often overlooked family of Pokemon from Gen I -- the Nidorans! Join us as we break down all of the creative inspirations behind these poisonous rabbit kaiju and discuss their role in the Pokemon universe.
The Halloween Season is upon us, and with it comes our longeset episode yet. Nathan and Craig are going back to the well to look at some Pokemon Creepypastas once again! Today we look at "Easter Egg - Snow on Mt. Silver" and "Strangled Red."
The city of aqua mysteries is our topic today! Andrew Spohn of Amusement Sparks Podcast returns to talk about Bill, the Bike Shop, Misty, Mewtwo, and everything else associated with his favorite Kanto settlement -- Cerulean City.
Grab your Game Shark. Antoine and Nathan buckle down and get to the bottom of the mysterious and ridiculous PokeGod phenomenon from the early days of the internet and Pokemon fandom. Featuring music by Eric Skiff and NCM EPIC MUSIC.
Nathan and Briana discuss the first volume of the Rom-Com-esque shojo manga "Magical Pokemon Journey," titled "A Party With Pikachu." Just in time for Valentines Day, they also discuss the fan phenomenon known as "shipping."
Pokemon Sun and Moon are out! Who did you choose as your starter Pokemon, and how much do you really know about them? Join the Fair Point fanboys Nathan and Craig as they dissect the origins of the Alola starter trio -- Rowlett, Litten, and Popplio.
Pokemon Go has been in the news for allegedly spurring a violent, real life crime wave. But this isn't the first time Pokemon has been blamed for bad behavior. Indie game developer Antoine Baker joins Nathan to discuss the Pokemon crime wave of the nineties.
We take a look at Volume Two of The Electric Tale of Pikachu manga, a stylistic retelling of choice adventures of Ash and Pikachu from the Pokemon anime, written and illustrated by Toshihiro Ono. Check out Episode #006 of Silph Radio for our review of Volume One.
This episode, we're discussing the poisonous ninja Gym Leader himself, Fuchsia City's Koga! Indie game developer Antoine Baker returns to talk about his favorite Gym Leader, and touch upon some other areas of the fandom.
Antoine Baker, creator of "Pretty Kitty Fuzzy," joins us to discuss independent video game development, his new game, Sailor Moon, Pokemon rip offs, and everything Nintendo does wrong, as well as what they get right.
As a goodbye to the winter season, Nathan and Craig sit down in front of the mics to take a detailed look at the two shorts that comprise the "Pikachu's Winter Vacation" collection. They also cast a live-action adaptation of the adventures of Pikachu and his Poke-friends.
Get away from the winter blues and have a vacation with Nathan, Craig, and Pikachu! On this episode of the podcast we talk "Pikachu's Vacation," the animated short which was presented before "Pokemon - The First Movie" during it's theatrical run.
YouTube's HypedCheezeHead, Steve Humphrey, joins us to talk about the unreleased beta versions of the original Pokemon games! We discuss the differences between the Japanese and American releases, as well as early aspects of the games that didn't make the final cut.
Briana and Nathan spend over half the episode dissecting and reviewing the Pokemon Christmas album, "Pokemon Christmas Bash," but the main topic for this episode is Christmas in Japan! Learn about the various ways Christmas is traditionally celebrated in the birthplace of our favorite franchise!
Grass enthusiast Jeremy joins us to discuss he and Nathan's favorite of the Kanto Gym Leaders, Celadon City's own Erika! We go over all of the info that we can glean from the games, as well as her appearances in the manga and anime.
The topic for today is that other Team Rocket duo -- Jessie and James' rivals Butch and Cassidy! We analyze their personalities, Pokemon teams, and many appearances in the anime, as well as exploring the different versions of the Team Rocket motto.
We get down to brass tacks and analyze the science of Pokemon battling and fiercely debate the politics of the culture surrounding it. How do TMs and HMs work? Why can you only carry six Pokemon? What role does the League play in a society saturated with this sport's influence? Featuring two separate conversations. The first boasts the long-awaited return of Phil Cobb, as well as the debut of his older brother Jon. In the second, Nathan and Craig continue the conversation where the first one leaves off.
You read that right -- in this episode we're discussing the home of Batman himself, Gotham City. What would Gotham City be like if it existed in the Pokemon universe? What kind of Pokemon would our beloved heroes and feared villains have? Join us as we discuss this absolutely ridiculous and wholly unnecessary topic, and check out our other podcast, "Fair Enough Podcast," for three more Batman podcasts this month!
Briana Joy returns to discuss a handful of intriguing Pokemon fan theories with Nathan. Covering both the anime and the games, from Cubone's mother to Ash's mother, and everything -- er, well, some things -- in between.
You guys liked the creepypasta episode, so Craig and Nathan are back to dictate and dissect what is arguably the most notorious Pokemon creepypasta of them all, Pokemon Creepy Black. Featuring music by Kevin MacLeod.
Craig Lewis of Fair Point Podcast is back to help read and dissect four different Pokemon "creepypastas," which, for the benefit of the uninformed, are basically urban legends of the internet. It's one of our creepiest, funniest, and most pretentious, so check it out! Featuring music by Kevin MacLeod.
Nathan and Briana take a look at pretty much all of the banned episodes of the Pokemon anime, including "Electric Soldier Porygon," "The Legend Of Dratini," "Beauty And The Beach," and "Jynx's Christmas." They discuss the inappropriate, controversial, and sometimes seizure inducing content that got the episodes pulled, as well as some possible racist and transphobic undertones.
Nathan gets together with the cohost of his other podcast, Fair Point, a mister Craig Lewis, to discuss Charmander and it's evolutionary family. They also talk about a ton of other stuff, as is to be expected.