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Eric Thurm

8 Podcast Episodes

Latest 12 Jun 2021 | Updated Daily

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Eric Thurm Makes merritt k Watch Anime 17: Baki

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merritt and Eric are joined by Will Menaker of Chapo Trap House to discuss Baki, the hyper-violent 2018 martial arts anime that teaches us how important constantly fucking is to becoming the world's greatest martial artist. Oh, and don't believe those urban legends about global nitroglycerin synchronicity. Never happened! Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

1hr 13mins

13 Jul 2020

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Eric Thurm Makes merritt k Watch Anime 16: Cells at Work

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Cells at Work is an intense anime series about your body. Yes YOUR body. Well, any human body, really. Featuring characters that are based on the functions of cells (think, red blood cells, platelets, invading bacterial cells, etc.), our anime co-hosts Eric Thurm and merritt k found the premise simple and fun, but it left them wanting much more depth. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

1hr 15mins

6 Jul 2020

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Eric Thurm Makes merritt k. Watch Anime 13: Magical Girl Madoka Magica

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Kieron Gillen (writer of The Wicked + the Divine and Darth Vader comics) joins co-hosts merritt k and Eric Thurm to discuss Magical Girl Madoka Magica, a dark, depressing deconstruction of the magical girl subgenre. They discuss how the show explores gender, femininity, the treatment of queer characters, and how archetypes are used in all of the above. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

1hr 33mins

15 Jun 2020

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Eric Thurm Makes merritt k Watch Anime 10: Skull-face Bookseller Honda-san

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Skull-face Bookseller Honda-san is a special short-form anime series about, yes, a skull-faced person who works at a bookstore. Co-hosts merritt k and Eric Thurm go through the series’ first few episodes — including a look at the very special tastes of so many customers — and examine the gently joyful and celebratory vibe of the show. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

1hr 7mins

25 May 2020

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Eric Thurm Makes merritt k Watch Anime 7: Danganronpa

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Fanbyte Secretary of Anime Eric Thurm brought a strange, evil teddy bear to the proceedings this week, as he subjected Features and Trending Editor merritt k to Danganronpa, the anime series based on the visual novel/teen murder high school drama of the same name. It’s a pretty bizarre premise with some terribly unlikeable (and some much better) characters, a wild approach to high school life, and yes, a deranged bear named Monokuma. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

1hr 18mins

4 May 2020

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Eric Thurm Makes merritt k Watch Anime 6: Lupin the Third

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Fanbyte Secretary of Anime Eric Thurm and Features and Trending editor merritt k took a fun trip this week, through the first few episodes of goofy crime caper Lupin the Third. There are wacky characters, fun wardrobe choices, a lot of crime, and even… a sea monster! Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

1hr 11mins

27 Apr 2020

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#22 THIN LIZZY! ft. Eric Thurm

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And introducing……those wild eyed boys! Yes, we’re talking Thin Lizzy, the Irish hard rock group that obtained international recognition through their 1976 single “The Boys Are Back In Town”. We talk all about the band, Twitter semiotics and what we talk about when we talk about "the boys" with our guest, writer, critic and creator of the popular nationally produced edu-party-lecture series Drunk Education, Eric Thurm.visit: http://drunkeducation.com/Songs:Chris Wade - The Boys Are Back In Town (PodDub)Thin Lizzy - Whiskey in the JarMetallica - Whiskey in the JarThin Lizzy - The RockerThin Lizzy - Cruisin’ in the LizzymobileThin Lizzy - SuicideThin Lizzy - The Boys are Back In TownThin Lizzy - Bad ReputationPhil Lynott - Talk In ’79Thin Lizzy - The Pressure Will BlowThin Lizzy - Jailbreak (live)

1hr 31mins

21 Mar 2018

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102: Eric Thurm

Woodland Secrets

Writer Eric Thurm joins merritt to talk copyright infringement, TV writing, and Marc Evan Jackson.You can find Eric on Twitter at @EricThurm, and at thirsty4knowledge.com.Works Cited: Céline Dion - My Heart Will Go On The Powerpuff Girls Jumper Legion Jumanji: Welcome to the Jungle Lost Westworld Hook Bicentennial Man Jumanji The Naked Brothers Band Bernie

55mins

1 Apr 2017