April 1, 2020
Tom Archard of Pay Day: A Pokemon Podcast joins us to discuss one of the weirdest Pokemon from Gen 1 -- Mr. Mime!
March 25, 2020
A relatively unimportant announcement from Silph Radio during a difficult time for everyone.
March 24, 2020
A relatively unimportant announcement from Silph Radio during a difficult time for everyone.
March 18, 2020
We explore the world of false memories and alternate timelines in this episode! Craig and Nathan take a look at some of the more popular false memories, or "Mandela Effects," in the Pokemon fandom.
March 3, 2020
Nathan's favorite Type is the topic of discussion in this episode! We welcome new guest host Jordan Eubanks to the show to help discuss Dark Type Pokemon, techniques, items, energy, and more!
February 19, 2020
In this episode, we take a detail-oriented look at Ash's Squirtle and his infamous band of merry pranksters, the Squirtle Squad!
February 7, 2020
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.
January 21, 2020
Andrew from Amusement Sparks joins Nathan to talk about the different Pokemon board games that have hit the market throughout the years, and creatively design a new one of their own.
November 22, 2019
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!
September 12, 2019
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
August 30, 2019
We've finally got a live-action Pokemon movie... but was it any good? To answer this question, Nathan put together a panel of experts and got down to brass tacks, on this episode of Silph Radio.
July 25, 2019
Blast Burno Radio's Jolly By Nature returns to the podcast to talk about their favorite Type -- Bug! We discuss the ins-and-outs of Bug Type Pokemon, and the early history of the Pokemon franchise!
June 26, 2019
Nathan and Phil discuss (read - argue about) the home of Gym Leader Koga and the Safari Zone, Fuchsia City.
June 12, 2019
Bug Catchers. Bird Keepers. Channelers. Ace Trainers. Today on the program, Nathan finally gets Andrew and Phil together to discuss the potential of a Trainer Class system in the Pokemon series.
May 27, 2019
Merm LaMouffette is back to discuss the latest Pokemon animated feature -- "Pokemon The Movie: The Power Of Us!"
May 9, 2019
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.
April 15, 2019
Who's that Pokemon? Trick question. It's Ditto! Phil and Nathan take a detailed look at Ditto -- it's biology, theorized origins, cultural significance, and mythological inspirations.
April 1, 2019
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.
March 9, 2019
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.
January 19, 2019
Our friend from Blast Burn Radio returns to discuss the potentially infinite Pokemon multiverse.
January 5, 2019
Briana, Craig, and Nathan, take turns recapping and reviewing the third Pokemon movie.
November 17, 2018
O.G. Phil Cobb is back to discuss the Gym Leader of Olivine City, Jasmine! They also discuss Meltan, Steel Type Pokemon, and Amphy the Ampharos.
October 14, 2018
Following our Shellder episode, we discuss the evolutionary family of Slowpoke, Slowbro, and Slowking.
August 27, 2018
Amusement Sparks' Andrew Spohn joins us for a two-hour discussion on two criminally underrated original members of the 150 Club -- Shelder and Cloyster!
July 29, 2018
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.
July 22, 2018
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.
May 23, 2018
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.
April 3, 2018
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.
March 24, 2018
The Cartoncast's Ben and Zane join us to break down the Game Boy Color "port" of the Pokemon Trading Card Game and the enigmatic figure that is Imakuni.
March 9, 2018
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.
February 26, 2018
We saw the newest Pokemon movie, and not only did Pikachu have a lot to say, so did we. In this episode Briana returns for an in-depth review and analysis of "Pokemon The Movie - I Choose You!"
January 22, 2018
The anime exclusive character Officer Jenny is the topic for today's episode! Just what is the deal with these identical families, anyway?
January 8, 2018
Blast Burn Radio's Stephen "Jolly By Nature" Charboneau joins us to discuss the swashbuckling eco-terrorists of Hoenn, Team Aqua!
December 29, 2017
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
November 14, 2017
Fifty episodes!! To celebrate this milestone, Nathan invites fellow Pokemon enthusiast, author Marquis Woolford, to reminisce about "Pokemon - The First Movie" and the turn of the century.
November 3, 2017
As promised, way back in Episode 010, Justin has returned to discuss Porygon and The Breakfast Club! Join us as we explore this Pokemon's mysterious origins and add Pokemon to the John Hughes classic.
October 24, 2017
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.
October 1, 2017
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."
September 5, 2017
We're looking at some more fan theories! Join us as we discuss Pokemon Go, Mewtwo, Missingno., and 9/11.
August 29, 2017
What really goes on at the Poke Mart? Nathan and Craig investigate the iconic retail chain and economics in the Pokemon universe. Also featuring a sample from Nathan's interview on Blast Burn Radio.
August 17, 2017
Briana stops by to discuss the Pokemon Center and its resident chief of medicine, Nurse Joy.
August 4, 2017
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.
June 13, 2017
What, exactly, are dreams? Nathan and Jeremy wax philosophical on the topic before diving head first into the Pokemon Dream World.
April 11, 2017
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.
February 19, 2017
Fair Point Podcast's own Craig Lewis joins us to talk about the Kanto and Johto focused first six episodes of the animated miniseries "Pokemon Generations."
February 7, 2017
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."
January 26, 2017
In this episode, we discuss Kanto's most famous mountain, and the Pokemon which reside there.
December 12, 2016
The creator and host of the podcast "Amusement Sparks" drops in to spitball a Pokemon MMO. Nathan and Andrew explore the possibilities and imaginatively design the game.
November 24, 2016
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.
November 19, 2016
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.
September 13, 2016
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.
September 7, 2016
Jeremy, Craig, and Nathan take a look at one of the most formidable yet also one of the most overlooked opponents from Gen I -- Ghost Type Master Agatha, of the Indigo Elite Four!
August 25, 2016
Briana is back to discuss Kanto's premiere Pokemon professor! We take a look at the life of Professor Oak, from the games to the manga to the anime, and explore some of his real life inspirations.
August 12, 2016
Nathan and Jeremy discuss the evolutionary family of Seedot, Nuzleaf, and Shiftry. They explore their role in the Pokemon world as well as their real world mythological influences.
August 6, 2016
And you thought Jynx was racist. Jeremy and Nathan discuss the Mexican stereotype Pokemon -- Lotad, Lombre, and Ludicolo! They also discuss Pokemon GO and the new Detective Pikachu movie.
June 21, 2016
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.
June 3, 2016
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.
March 15, 2016
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.
February 21, 2016
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.
January 5, 2016
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.
January 1, 2016
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!
November 9, 2015
Our first Halloween Special explores the ins and outs of Ghost Type Pokemon. Phil and Jeremy sit down together, for the first time on mic, to help Nathan tackle this one from every angle.
October 11, 2015
Also known as the Shining Golden Land of Commerce, Nathan and Phil discuss Saffron City in this episode. They dissect it's culture, history, dual Gym Leaders, and other notable figures.
October 4, 2015
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.
September 26, 2015
We welcome a new guest host to the show to discuss gender politics in the Pokemon franchise, from Nidoran to Nurse Joy and everything in between.
September 21, 2015
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.
September 15, 2015
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.
September 5, 2015
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!
September 1, 2015
In the beginning, there was nothing. Then there was Arceus! Nathan and Jeremy jive about the God Pokemon and the creation of the Pokemon universe.
August 28, 2015
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.
August 23, 2015
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.
August 18, 2015
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.
August 7, 2015
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.
July 2, 2015
Craig Lewis of Fair Point Podcast joins us to discuss the Pokemon with a special place in his heart, Cyndaquil, Quilava, and Typhlosion.
March 29, 2015
Justin returns this episode to discuss Giovanni and the nefarious criminal organization Team Rocket!
March 24, 2015
In this abridged version of Fair Point Podcast Episode 92, Nathan K. and Craig Lewis discuss the entire history of the Nintendo Game Boy!
December 15, 2014
We welcome back Jeremy Davis to discuss one of his favorite Pokemon families... Shroomish and Breloom!
December 10, 2014
Briana Joy joins us to teach you all about Shiny Pokemon, and how to catch more of them.
August 19, 2014
No cohost today, it's just Nathan taking a look at the Electric Tale Of Pikachu manga.
August 18, 2014
Super smart Jeremy Davis joins Nathan to discuss the culture and history of Lavender Town, as well as a few ridiculous creepy-pastas.
August 17, 2014
Nathan and his roommate Steve get drunk and talk about Pokemon Stadium! Also: A roommate on roommate all rental battle.
February 20, 2014
Guest host Justin Addison joins Nathan in a discussion on Squirtle, Wartortle, and Blastoise. As usual, that isn't all they cover.
February 19, 2014
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.
February 2, 2014
In the inaugural episode of Silph Radio, Nathan and his guest host Phil talk about Bulbasaur and it's evolutions, as well as a slew of other Poke-topics.
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