This is Jerk Radio.
A City of Heroes/City of Villains podcast by The Circle of Jerks
(E-mail us at firstname.lastname@example.org!)
Nelson, Hakubi, and newcomer Doug Rowell clean up after last episode's Issue 13 preview.
|AIR DATE:||September 22, 2008|
|Bio of the Week:||Borg King|
|Buffer Music:||Gloria Gaynor - I Will Survive, Rick James - Superfreak|
In which Adam Nelson discovers that the gremlins found his headset at the last minute and valiantly presses on. Trace Evans, Oniko Hakubi, and newcomers Doug and Swirly look on in horror. There's some talk about America's Got Jerks, the Paragon Marathon, and the downfall of the Sushi Schoolgirl Squad. WARNING: Content may include potentially offensive statements that might be construed as racist. We're really not, we're just trying to make a point.
|AIR DATE:||July 22nd, 2008|
|Bio of the Week:||Fallk|
|Buffer Music:||Monty Python and the Holy Grail, Crawling - Linkin Park (FOR VERY GOOD REASON, BELIEVE ME)|
In which Adam Nelson and Oniko Hakubi attend a server-wide party and attempt to comment on it live, all while trying to keep their sanity amidst hordes of roleplayers.
|AIR DATE:||July 9th, 2008|
|Buffer Music:||Queen - Don't Stop Me Now|
In which Adam Nelson and Oniko Hakubi witness the spastic warfare of PvP Arena rumbles.
|AIR DATE:||July 12th, 2008|
|Buffer Music:||Andrew W. K. - Party Hard|
|Battle Music:||Tanker/Controller - Pokemon Title Theme|
Tanker Take 2 - Smashing Song of Praise from Mother 3
Scrapper/Defender - Yell Dead Cell from Metal Gear Solid 2
Hakubi Vs. Knightward - Golden Sun: The Lost Age - Battle Theme/Boss Battle
Blaster - Corneria from Starfox
In which the roleplaying party wraps up, and Adam Nelson forces the usual gang of four to reflect on a wild "season" of thirteen episodes.
|AIR DATE:||July 12th, 2008|
|Bio of the Week:||Leon Felinus|
|Bio of the SEASON:||Tune in and find out!|
|Buffer Music:||Theme music for Tic Tac Dough, The Cat Attached to the Rust from Guilty Gear Isuka, maybe some Spanish Flea|
In which we cover a little whining on the boards, and then progress full-on into reading a bunch of bad bios that haven't made that precious "Bio of the Week" cut.
|AIR DATE:||July 2nd, 2008|
|Bio of the Week:||WAY too damn many. Seriously.|
|Buffer Music:||The Who - Who Are You|
Risking life and limb to break into the Jerk Radio studios after hours, O. Hakubi continues his discussion of often-seen character types in City of Heroes and City of Villains.
|AIR DATE:||June 23rd, 2008|
|Buffer Music:||Freddie Mercury - Mr. Bad Guy|
BONUS CONTENT! In which we drag out all the dregs of recordings that never made it to light due to crappy connection issues, and throw together the humorous garbled bits for your clip-show listening pleasure.
|AIR DATE:||June 8th, 2008|
|Bio of the Week:||Stephanie Jenova|
|Buffer Music:||O Fortuna by Carl Orff, J-E-N-O-V-A by Nobuo Uematsu, Victory Fanfare (FF7) by Nobuo Uematsu, Intermission from Monty Python and the Holy Grail|
In which we talk about Issue 12's new stuff, such Cima-Cimmer-Cimerra-...Rome, along with the new epic archetypes villains can experience (crab jokes aside). Plus, the Bio of the Week, a special Challenge Mode, and no awkward lag-induced connection issues!
|AIR DATE:||June 7th, 2008|
|Bio of the Week:||Sione|
|Challenge Mode:||Gigantic Moe|
|Buffer Music:||Conan the Adventurer, O Fortunata by Carl Orff|
In which Adam Nelson takes a field trip to San Francisco to visit the CEO of Earth, Scott Sharkey. They are joined by Victor Nuti and his girlfriend Jenna, friends of Adam. From there, the conversation ceases to be about City of Heroes, and becomes something even more awesome.
|AIR DATE:||May 24th, 2008|
|Bio of the Week:||EMPEROR HELL|
|Buffer Music:||The Retronauts Theme Song from 1up.com, The Moon from Ducktales (NES), Wily 1 from Megaman 2 (NES)|
While the normal Jerk Radio crew is busy being kidnapped by ninjas, O. Hakubi steps in to talk about the more common character ideas in Paragon City.
|AIR DATE:||March 30th, 2008|
|Buffer Music:||KMFDM - Superhero|
In which Adam, Oniko Hakubi, and Dr. Rob give a solid, stern warning to Cryptic regarding Champions Online: "Don't Fuck This Up".
|AIR DATE:||February 23rd, 2008|
|Bio of the Week:||Robomedic RX-something|
|Buffer Music:||Mindless Self Indulgence - Brooklyn Hype|
|Segment Music:||Symphonies and Fanfares For the King's Supper|
EPISODE 6 BONUS CONTENT!! In which vocal virtuoso Trace Evans tells the story of a squad of superheroes that attempt to topple a corporate empire...and fail miserably.
|AIR DATE:||February 17th, 2008|
In which we make fun of Manticore, Positron, Lord Recluse, and others. Basically, we leave the player created travesties alone and set our sights on the iconic stuff.
|AIR DATE:||February 16th, 2008|
|Bio of the Week:||UNKNOWN ASSASSIN|
|Buffer Music:||Katamari On the Rocks from the Katamari Damacy soundtrack|
In which we stall for time and pretend we have some sort of schedule.
|AIR DATE:||February 3rd, 2008|
In which we insult our audience, complain, and drop The Bomb about what really happened to Ireland Love.
|AIR DATE:||January 26th, 2008|
|Bio of the Week:||Black Eagel|
|Bumper Music:||"Shut Up And Row" by East River Pipe|
|Segment Music:||"Sabre Dance" by Aram Khachaturian and the Masterpiece Theatre theme from Jean-Joseph Mouret's "Symphonies and Fanfares for the King's Supper"|
|Drama Music:||"In Excelsis" by Angra and various clips graciously stolen from System Shock 2 and The Thing.|
In which we completely ignore any perceived discontinuity and give a very special retrospective of 2007.
|AIR DATE:||January 19th, 2008|
|Bio of the Week:||Sue Permilf|
|Bumper Music:||"The Memory Remains" by Metallica|
|Segment Music:||The Masterpiece Theatre theme from Jean-Joseph Mouret's "Symphonies and Fanfares for the King's Supper"|
With a dearth of content, various technical mishaps, and two hosts kidnapped by space nazis, will Jerk Radio still be consistently entertaining? Of course!
|AIR DATE:||December 11th, 2007|
|Bumper Music:||"Ramblin' Man" by the Allman Brothers Band|
In which we discuss the merits of knives, skiing, and severed limbs.
|AIR DATE:||December 4th, 2007|
|Bio of the Week:||Destined Furry|
|Bumper Music:||"Can't Always Get What You Want" by the Rolling Stones|
|Segment Music:||"Still Alive" by Jonathan Coulton (www.jonathancoulton.com), "In Excelsis" by Angra, and the Masterpiece Theatre theme from Jean-Joseph Mouret's "Symphonies and Fanfares for the King's Supper."|
Discussion regarding Issue 11, the new powersets and content, and how awesome the Jerks are.
|AIR DATE:||November 27th, 2007|
|Bumper Music:||"Mandelbrot Set" by the great and mighty Jonathan Coulton (http://www.jonathancoulton.com/)|