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May 14th, 2018    

Episode 240: Dad of Boy

Bell complains about having her period. Then we talk about “God of War” (tiny spoilers!) and how anxiety ruins everything.


Amelia is delighted with “God of War” (Except for the font sizes)

Bell is also playing “God of War”


Also mentioned:

Mass Effect: Andromeda

Bullet Journaling

Narrow washi tape for bullet journaling


April 30th, 2018    

Episode 239: Wine Is Gross

On this week's Can't Talk Podcast, Amelia and Bell re-assert their thoughts that wine is gross, talk about dogs some more and also panic when decorating. There may be wine involved while recording. There may be no real show notes to speak of.


April 23rd, 2018    

Episode 238: Hysteria

This week Amelia and Bell are the King and Queen of Pissy Mountain (which is not a nice mountain. We talk about the masturbatory habits of the Victorians, what it's like to get a massage (only slightly related), and other random things. 

Bell was made very uncomfortable by Todrick Hall’s “Forbidden”, and it was fantastic.

Amelia had a blast with “Mansions of Madness”.

Also Mentioned:


Straight Outta Oz

Elder Scrolls Online

Fallout 4

Horizon Zero Dawn

Assassin’s Creed: Origins

Dragon Age: Inquisition

Guards! Guards! Board game





April 16th, 2018    

Episode 237: Is Jesus White

On this Week's Can't Talk Podcast, Amelia and Ness talk about "Book of Mormon" and Ness' fascinating upcoming research in kit lit reviews.

Ness recommends: "Robots vs. Fairies"

Amelia is very meh about: "Book of Mormon"

Also Mentioned:

"Brooklyn 99"

"Fangirl Happy Hour"

"Prince of Egypt"

"Everything, Everything"

"Me Before You"

Lydia X.Z. Brown

"Gentlemen's Guide To Vice and Virtue"


"When We Was Fierce" postponed

Disability In Kidlit Blog


April 9th, 2018    

Episode 236: Odds & Ends

This week Bell and Amelia end up chit-chatting about their dogs, dog training and appropriate dog park etiquette. Then we move on to a discussion of Amelia's very, very, very picky palate. After that, we have a discussion about D&D; Bell is dming her first campaign, and it's going swimmingly! 


Mentioned in this episode: 


5e Campaign Lab for DnD

5e Treasure Generator



March 26th, 2018    

Episode 235: Mlem

On this week's Can't Talk Podcast, Amelia and Bell talk about "A Wrinkle In Time," Multi-Level Marketing Schemes, McDonalds, and more. Somehow, they all seem vaguely related.

Amelia recommends: Escape rooms

Bell recommends: "A Wrinkle In Time"

Also Mentioned: 

Kat Von D Liquid Lipstick

"Critical Role"

"Geek and Sundry Escape!"


"The Game of Life"



March 19th, 2018    

Innovation is Good, Stagnation is Bad, Bring Back Fable

This week, Amelia makes Bell rant by sharing a conversation she had at a party. Then we talk about the ethics of VR and the games that changed the way we saw video games and the world.


Split Infinity” by Piers Anthony
Guards! Guards!” by Terry Pratchett
Good Omens” by Neil Gaiman
Neverwhere” by Neil Gaiman
Stardust” by Neil Gaiman
Sandman” by Neil Gaiman
I Shall Wear Midnight” by Terry Pratchett
Men At Arms” by Terry Pratchett
@dailypratchett on Twitter
Snuff” by Terry Pratchett
Nation” by Terry Pratchett
Gone Home
Soda Drinker Pro
Catlateral Damage
Dino Frontier
Superhot” (When Bell said “pixels” she meant “fractals”)
The Invisible Hours
Jade Empire
Dragon Age
Mass Effect: Andromeda
Shadows of War


March 12th, 2018    

Episode 223: Way Of The Fist

On this week's Can't Talk Podcast, we talk about being a GM and how tabletop games can be awesome.

Amelia recommends: "Black Panther"

Bell does not recommend: an awkward church service

Also Mentioned:

"Star Wars: Knights of the Old Republic"


"Jade Empire"

"Dungeons and Dragons 5th Edition"

"13th Age"

Matthew Mercer's GM Tips

The GM's Guide

The Quiverfull movement

"Sister Wives"



March 5th, 2018    

Episode 232: I Think Nipples Are Stigmata


This week sometime Can’t Talk co-host and skincare enthusiast Ness joins us to talk about “The Skincare Con,” an article that appeared on The Outline. Spoiler alert: we didn’t like it. We didn’t like it a lot.

Bell can’t stop watching “Celebrity Big Brother

Ness: Is playing “Dragon Age II” again. She’s also reading “The New Jim Crow: Mass Incarceration In The Age of Color Blindness” by Michelle Alexander

Amelia got to see “Hamilton” live. She’s also reading “Into The Drowning Deep” by Mira Grant


Also Mentioned:


D&D 5E “Player’s Handbook

Witches Moon Box

DIsabling Characters: Representations of Disability in Young Adult Literature” by Patricia A. Dunn

PSBC” (Formerly known as “Pancake Sex Book Club”

Happy For Now

Ravished” by Amanda Quick

Tiffany Reisz

Destiny 2

Mass Effect: Andromeda

13th Age




Laconic:  using or involving the use of a minimum of words : concise to the point of seeming rude or mysterious




February 19th, 2018    

Episode 231: Spurger

Amelia recommends: "Agent To The Stars" by John Scalzi

Bell recommends: organizing craft things

Also Mentioned:

"Lock In"

"Autopsy Room Four"


"The Watcher In The Woods"


"Hansel and Gretel: Witch Hunters"

Instant Pot

365 Days of Slow Cooking

"Yuri On Ice"

Power Crunch Bars

"Nerdist Podcast: Michael Dorn"


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