February 2, 2012
Today's episode is a continuation of the discussion between Drake, Hammy, and Tilt focusing on Steve Jobs and Apple Computers and how twisted the media is to make everyone's life a sideshow. Hammy also confesses his love for Taylor Lautner.
Closing theme by The Key of Awesome
December 10, 2011
Hammy, Drake, and guest host Tilt argue over who was the better James Bond then discuss the Arab Spring.
October 19, 2011
It is my proud privilege to officially welcome Ohio-based metalheads Wixor to the Afterburn podcast! They're the ones who recorded the epic cover of "Danger Zone" you hear beginning in season two!
October 18, 2011
Today's episode analyses Iran's naval power (as well as the merits of Tusken Raiders having a navy). In addition, Hammy and Drake argue about guns and whether helicopters or aeroplanes are better. Meanwhile, special guest Blue reviews AMC's orginal series The Walking Dead and Atari recounts an encounter he had in LA traffic.
Opening theme by Wixor.
Closing music by Jonathan Mann.
October 1, 2011
Hammy and Drake pose for a picture during Atlanta's Dragon*Con sci-fi/fantasy convention.
September 29, 2011
Season two of Afterburn kicks off with an expose on the dark side of My Little Pony, initial reactions to Jimmy Leeward's tragic crash at the Reno Air Races, and an argument on the merits of Final Fantasy VIII. Loki sits in for Atari who has moved to Los Angeles and taken the executive producer's role on the show. New opening theme by Wixor (http://www.reverbnation.com/wixor).
September 27, 2011
If you haven't played Crimson Skies yet, shame on you! This old PC arcade flyer from Microsoft Games sacrifices realism for simple arcade action and a fantastic storyline. The story is so immersive that an entire series of books have been written based on the exploits of the main character, Nathan Zachary and his intrepid crew. Try this sample chapter on for size:
Wings of Justice, Book I: Rogue Flyer: Chapter 3, "Action For An Entree"
September 1, 2011
Walking around in Garden Grove, CA, I came across this apartment window that I could SWEAR belonged to Drake.
August 10, 2011
So, to pass away the time with a cheap hobby while on vacation, Drake decided to start collecting playing card decks branded by different airlines. I was impressed with the little collection he amassed (TWA, Eastern, and PanAm to name but a few), but loved the box art on this deck from United, and had to share it.