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August 7th, 2017    

Episode 205: Butt Contest

On this week's Can't Talk Podcast, Amelia and Bell discuss weird body stuff, good books, and more.

Bell recommends: "Embarrassing Bodies"

Amelia recommends: "One Dark Throne" by Kendare Blake

Also Mentioned:

"Life After" podcast

"The Bone Witch"


July 31st, 2017    

Episode 204: Girls Wear What They Want

This week we talked about getting old, during which we accidentally told a lot of blowjob jokes. Then we moved on to talk about the impact diverse media has on culture.

Amelia recommends “Mating in Captivity” by Esther Perel

Bell’s life is really boring and she rearranged furniture this week.


Also Mentioned:


Where Should We Begin” (Esther Perel’s podcast)


Elder Scrolls Online: Tamriel Unlimited

Wonder Woman

Doctor Who

The Dark Tower

A Wrinkle In Time



July 24th, 2017    

Episode 203: The Spider-Like Man

On this week's Can't Talk Podcast, Amelia and Bell argue about what counts as appropriate news, whether the left is just as vitriolic as the right, and also gush about "Wonder Woman."

Neither of us have anything new to recommend this week.

Also Mentioned:

"Spider-Man: Homecoming"

Alabama teacher's right-wing reading list


July 17th, 2017    

Two Cents On Change

This week we talk about change, and what factors help or hinder our ability to make tough changes. Also, Amelia continues to refuse to admit she’s wrong about Solas.

This week...

Amelia has discovered TruTV, which she cannot recommend but still finds hilarious.


Bell needs something to do with her time.

Also Mentioned:


Impractical Jokers

Adam Ruins Everything

The Carbanaro Effect

Dragon Age: Inquisition

Wallbanger” by Alice Clayton

“Eternal Highlander” by Lynsay Sands

Elder Scrolls Online: Tamriel Unlimited



July 10th, 2017    

Episode 201: Labia Braiding

On this week's Can't Talk Podcast, Bell, Melissa, and Amelia discuss public vs. private information, things to think about when someone goes missing, and sheet changing.

Bell recommends: Turkey Work

Melissa recommends: "Dungeons & Dragons"

Amelia recommends: "American Gods"

Also Mentioned:

Freakonomics Podcast Episode "How Big Is My Penis (And Other Things We Ask Google)" (Amelia misidentified this as a Radiolab episode, her mistake).

The book on the above subject, "Everybody Lies: Big Data, New Data, and What the Internet Can Tell Us About Who We Really Are"

The GMing episode of Can't Talk

"The Magicians"


July 3rd, 2017    

Episode 200: Space Banging

Amelia is on vacation this week, so Melissa co-hosts. She joins Bell to talk about romance novels, fanfiction, and E3 2017.


Melissa Recommends: "A Long Way To A Small, Angry Planet"

Bell recommends avoiding “The Club” by Lauren Rowe

Also Mentioned:

"Mass Effect"


Gundam Wing

An Archive of Our Own


Ball Peen Hammer” by Lauren Rowe

Vampire: The Masquerade


The Sims



June 26th, 2017    

Episode 199: I Need To Rub It Out

On this week's Can't Talk Podcast, Amelia and Bell talk "Elder Scrolls Online" and E3 thoughts.

Bell does not recommend: Shopping at 1 a.m.

Amelia recommends: "The Queen of Dauphine Street" by Thea de Salle

Also Mentioned:


"Magic Mike XXL"

"So You Think You Can Dance"

"Brooklyn Nine-Nine"

RuPaul's Drag Race



"Kingdoms of Amalur"

"Enslaved: Odessey To The West"



"The Elder Scrolls Legends"


June 19th, 2017    

Episode 198: The Avocado Toast of the MMO World


This week Bell and Amelia had a very serious and grown up topic to discuss, but we got distracted talking about our renewed fascination with “Elder Scrolls Online: Tamriel Unlimited” and ditched it. Bell also spent an embarrassing amount of time trying to convince Amelia to read one of her favorite books.


Amelia Recommends: The Invisible Library by Genevieve Cogman

Bell recommends: “The Chronicles of St Mary’s” by Jodi Taylor


Also Mentioned:

Parasol Protectorate” by Gail Carriger

The Fever Series” by Karen Marie Moning


Star Wars: The Old Republic

World of Warcraft



The Secret World



June 12th, 2017    

Episode 197: Phoenix Comicon Wrapup

On this week's Can't Talk Podcast Bell, Kirstin and Amelia talk about their panels at Comicon, the awesome Masquerade, and various other things.

CONTENT WARNING: There is brief talk of suicide toward the end of the show.

Bell recommends: Craftsy in general, but not the class she's taking now

Kirstin recommends: "Elder Scrolls Online"

Amelia does not recommend: "Captive Prince"

Also Mentioned:


"Original Sinners"

"Chronicles of St. Mary's"


"Guardians of the Galaxy vol. 2"


"13 Reasons Why"


June 5th, 2017    

Episode 196: It’s All Sex And Crying

This week, Bell and Amelia argue over the actors they would cast as their favorite (and not-so-favorite) BioWare characters. We also decide that it’s perfectly safe and acceptable to just leave Blackwall and Merrill out of these movies all together.


Bell heartily recommends: “Time Team

Amelia recommends “Tower of Deadly Monsters


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