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The Indoor Kids with Kumail Nanjiani and Emily V. Gordon

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Rank #167 in Video Games category

Comedy
Leisure
Video Games
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The Indoor Kids isn't just about video games, but it isn't not about video games. The Indoor Kids is all about the kind of lifestyle you have to lead in order to be a proper Gamer, capital G. Join hosts Kumail Nanjiani and Emily V. Gordon as they take on a journey from childhood Shinobi obsessions, up through the best and worst video game adaptations of movies. Grab your Energy Swords(Mountain Dew liter bottles)!

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The Indoor Kids isn't just about video games, but it isn't not about video games. The Indoor Kids is all about the kind of lifestyle you have to lead in order to be a proper Gamer, capital G. Join hosts Kumail Nanjiani and Emily V. Gordon as they take on a journey from childhood Shinobi obsessions, up through the best and worst video game adaptations of movies. Grab your Energy Swords(Mountain Dew liter bottles)!

iTunes Ratings

1066 Ratings
Average Ratings
872
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62

Why

By eeweewewewewew - Apr 22 2020
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Why can I look up “kids” and find this

Love and miss this show.

By LukeMcG - Jan 22 2016
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This show is perfect for people who like video games but aren't necessarily "gamers."

iTunes Ratings

1066 Ratings
Average Ratings
872
74
30
28
62

Why

By eeweewewewewew - Apr 22 2020
Read more
Why can I look up “kids” and find this

Love and miss this show.

By LukeMcG - Jan 22 2016
Read more
This show is perfect for people who like video games but aren't necessarily "gamers."
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The Indoor Kids with Kumail Nanjiani and Emily V. Gordon

Latest release on Oct 26, 2015

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The Indoor Kids isn't just about video games, but it isn't not about video games. The Indoor Kids is all about the kind of lifestyle you have to lead in order to be a proper Gamer, capital G. Join hosts Kumail Nanjiani and Emily V. Gordon as they take on a journey from childhood Shinobi obsessions, up through the best and worst video game adaptations of movies. Grab your Energy Swords(Mountain Dew liter bottles)!

Rank #1: Sim Life with Thomas Middleditch

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Today the Kids welcome Thomas Middleditch, friend and fellow cast member of Silicon Valley, to talk about how his girlfriend has to hide games from him, his troubles with flight sims, and the many game-related leagues that he is in. You will love him. The Burnside joins to talk news and more!

Mar 31 2014

1hr 15mins

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Rank #2: Sillycon Valley with Martin Starr and Thomas Middleditch

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Today Emily and Kumail welcome two of the other cast members of Silicon Valley, Thomas Middleditch and Martin Starr, to talk about how they game on set, what their gaming obsessions are, and lots of randomness.

Dec 15 2014

1hr 9mins

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Rank #3: Getting Grumpy with the Game Grumps

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Today Kumail and Emily welcome Arin (Egoraptor) and Dan (NinjaSexParty), aka The Game Grumps. We talk about how the Game Grumps got their start, what makes them so grumpy, the Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles, and their new music project! Enjoy!

Dec 02 2013

1hr 11mins

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Rank #4: Titanfalling for Abbie Heppe

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Today we welcome Abbie Heppe, Community Manager of Respawn, to talk about how Titanfall has taken her around the world, how she got her start in the gaming industry, and much much more. Plus a bonus Intro Kids with just Emily!

Apr 28 2014

1hr 8mins

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Rank #5: Gentleman with Paul F. Tompkins

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Today we welcome Paul F. Tompkins to talk about something no one ever asks him about: video games. We talk Batman (no spoilers), his gaming on set at Mr. Show and more!

Aug 03 2015

1hr 4mins

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Rank #6: Terrifying with Kumail and Emily

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Today you're getting a special Kumail and Emily episode chock full of game talk and news talk. And yes, to answer all your questions, we have played P.T. Plus in the intro Kumail realizes the X Files episode of The Simpsons is on and freaks out.

Aug 25 2014

54mins

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Rank #7: Batman Batman Batman!

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Given the Batmania that the country has been infected with, we decided to do a podcast salute to the Dark Knight, the Caped Crusader, Gotham's Savior, World's Greatest Detective, Bats, the weirdo in the outfit, etc and so on. We discuss all Batman movies, most Batman games, some Batman comics, and a few Batman cartoons- and who better to join us than a fellow superhero Hulk, aka Film Critic Hulk (in Bruce Banner mode). Don't worry, we don't discuss anything about The Dark Knight Rises until the very end, and we give a lot of warning before the spoiler-filled discussion.

Jul 23 2012

1hr 27mins

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Rank #8: She's In Everything with Laura Bailey

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Today Kumail and Emily welcome voice over actress extraordinaire Laura Bailey! We talk about Monster High, the perils of mo-cap performances, and much more!

**SPOILER ALERT** for Medal Gear Solid around 22:30 minutes

Sep 14 2015

1hr 3mins

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Rank #9: Team Coco/Team Sisto w/ Aaron Bleyaert

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Today Kumail and Emily are joined by Aaron Bleyaert, responsible for wrangling Conan O'Brien into gaming with their series, Clueless Gamer. Hear stories of gaming with Conan, followed by stories of Leisure Suit Larry remakes, bad New Years Eves, and more more more!

Sep 10 2012

1hr 14mins

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Rank #10: Time Capsule: Junior Mints and Jordan Morris

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Join us, won't you, as we reintroduce you to one of our favorite episodes- #23! In this episode, Jordan Morris joins us to discuss lost and unreleased games that have become near urban legends. Also, you'll hear Emily and Kumail, here in present day, talk about games they're playing now, movies they're watching, and much more!

May 12 2014

1hr 40mins

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Rank #11: Max Silvestri: 100 Percenting It

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Today The Indoor Kids welcome Max Silvestri, good friend and avid gamer, to talk about Game of Thrones, action movies, gaming news, and much more!

Jun 09 2014

1hr 10mins

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Rank #12: Arkham Days and Arkham Knights with Pete Holmes

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Today we welcome our old pal Pete Holmes (You Made It Weird podcast) to discuss the weirdness of Independence Day, the magic of Batman, and more! There are Arkham Knight spoilers starting around 30 minutes into the podcast. Not the ending of the game, but plot points. We alert you within the podcast to turn it off if you don't want to hear spoilers, but this is your other heads up.

Jul 06 2015

1hr 15mins

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Rank #13: Too Many Potions with Jesse Thorn

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Today we welcome Jesse Thorn (Maximum Fun, Bullseye) to talk about being a parent, his long and baseball-filled history with video games, and a ton of important philosophical, psychological, and social issues. Plus Skyrim. Enjoy!

Jun 30 2014

1hr 25mins

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Rank #14: The Halo Episode, with Jordan "Gravemind" Morris

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One of our favorites, Jordan Morris, to talk about everything Halo. Backstory? We cover it. Thoughts on the new game? We've got em. Thoughts on multiplayer? We're all up in it. Halo-adjacent webshows? Watched them. Obsession with Master Chief? We've got that too. 
Plus we talk other games, Internet etiquette, and more!

Nov 19 2012

1hr 16mins

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Rank #15: Emily V. Gordon and Pete Holmes

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The Indoor Kids welcome comedian Pete Holmes (Conan, Fallon), and Emily Gordon (G4's Feedback, Program Director of the Nerdist Theater at Meltdown Comics). We discuss the pros and cons of couples gaming, as well as whether there is a difference in the way that girls and guys approach gaming in general. Also, serial killers & drug dealers in The Sims, those infernal murder-crows in Resident Evil, and extremely terrifying flower patches.

Jul 24 2011

1hr 4mins

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Rank #16: Superheroes with Max Landis

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Today we welcome screenwriter Max Landis to talk about video games but also mainly about his extensive knowledge of superhero comics and his feelings on superhero movies. Enjoy!

Aug 17 2015

1hr 8mins

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Rank #17: A Dinosaur and Ninja Turtles Challenge

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Kumail and Emily are traveling and therefore are bringing you an episode from a hotel, which you will be pronouncing differently from now on. We talk horror movies, gaming news, dinosaur and serial killer news, and more! Enjoy!

Sep 08 2014

55mins

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Rank #18: Church of Skyrim 2 (with Dan Harmon)

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Dan Harmon (creator of Community, Channel 101) visits The Indoor Kids again to discuss our obsession with Skyrim. We talk about how our real life personalities affect our characters and behavior within the game, and we try and ascertain specifically what makes this game so awesome and immersive. Plus we talk about celebrities. Something for everyone!
Also send your submission in for the contest! Deadline is December 9th. Get to it!

Dec 05 2011

1hr 12mins

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Rank #19: Grownup Scary with Motion City Soundtrack

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This week, Kumail and Emily are joined by Justin Pierre and Tony Thaxton of the band Motion City Soundtrack to talk about things that scare us in life, in video games, in movies, and more! Plus you'll get an inside look into the life of a touring performer/gamer!

Oct 29 2012

1hr 17mins

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Rank #20: Hail to the King: a Conversation with M Shadows of Avenged Sevenfold

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Today Kumail and Emily welcome Matt, aka M Shadows of the band Avenged Sevenfold, to talk about his other passion: video games. This guy is in deep. We talk about the video game industry, the music industry, and how Matt has been competitive in video games since he was a kid. Plus we talk about the game he is releasing into the world this week, Hail to the King: Deathbat, and what the process of creating a game has been like for him over the past two years. Great dude, great episode. 

Oct 13 2014

52mins

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The Damon Poop Effect with Adam Sessler

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Today we welcome Adam Sessler to talk about gaming, apartments where terrorists live, The Martian, and Sessler's new project, Friday the 13th: The Game! Enjoy!

And if you haven't heard, we are going on a hiatus while we both have demanding full time gigs for a bit. We love you, love making this podcast, love hearing from all of you (even those of you that correct us mercilessly), and we have especially loved finding a community of like-minded, silly, smart, passionate people. We'll keep playing and keep posting about what we're playing, so don't unfollow us on Facebook and Twitter just yet. (Halo 5! Fallout! Battlefront!) Thank you for your support. You are all chicken sandwich.

Oct 26 2015

1hr 4mins

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Horror with Graham Reznick and Larry Fessenden

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Today Kumail and Emily welcome Graham Reznick and Larry Fessenden, writers of the game Until Dawn and producers/writers/genre creators of a bunch of amazing movies. We talk about the resurgence of indie horror, the challenges of writing a video game, and also Ron Perlman. There are Until Dawn spoilers, but they are late in the podcast and clearly delineated!

Oct 19 2015

1hr 12mins

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NYCC and Embarrassing Gamer Stories with Kumail and Emily

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Today you're getting a Kumail and Emily-only episode where we recap our one day at NYCC and then talk about all the games we're playing and read your best (or worst) embarrassing gamer stories. Enjoy! 

Oct 12 2015

1hr 8mins

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Virtual Reality with David "Yarvo" Yarovesky

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Today Kumail and Emily welcome their pal Yarvo, who they've been playing video games with for years, to talk about his movie The Hive! They talk about the horrors that can befall old school gamers, the time Yarvo did a 9 hour raid in Destiny, how he thinks of movies, and more!

Oct 05 2015

58mins

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The Indoor Kids at Fantastic Fest

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This week Kumail and Emily are alone in a hotel room in Austin reflecting on their annual pilgrimage to Fantastic Fest. Hear them talk about bands, movies, songs from Ren and Stimpy, and more!

Sep 28 2015

34mins

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Live from the LA PodFest

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Today you get to hear the magic of a live podcast episode with Kumail, Emily, Jared Logan, and Thomas Middleditch! Middleditch has opinions about MGS and... politics! Jared talks Cthulu! We talk Until Dawn! It's so fun!

Sep 21 2015

1hr 6mins

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She's In Everything with Laura Bailey

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Today Kumail and Emily welcome voice over actress extraordinaire Laura Bailey! We talk about Monster High, the perils of mo-cap performances, and much more!

**SPOILER ALERT** for Medal Gear Solid around 22:30 minutes

Sep 14 2015

1hr 3mins

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MegaMegas with The Megas

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Today Kumail and Emily welcome Josh and Greg from The Megas to talk about their band, their influences, what they're playing now, and how useful an app that tells you how long cutscenes are would be.

Sep 07 2015

1hr 5mins

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The Indoor Kids with... You!

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The first ever crowdsourced Indoor Kids episode is here! Emily and Kumail were absolutely blown away by how charming and professional and diverse your submissions were, and thank you so much for contributing. The things you're consuming included anything from the Marvel app to Desert Golf to Better Off Ted to a really random drink, and they loved hearing about them all!

Contributors include (not in order): Angelo R Gordon B James M Danielle C Matt and Pat Matt E Zac K Candace H Mag and Mr. Kyle Bannon R Marc D Ian Q SungWon C Nazareth J Nathan and Sam Jay M Scott C Sean R Doug and Aldrin Nikki B Matt Izzy B Chris C Alex and D'arby Stephanie C Erik B Anthony S Pete D Brendan M Chris R Don B Matthew A Jacob C Diego and Erick

Aug 31 2015

58mins

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Trashman, Seaman, and You with Cameron Esposito and Rhea Butcher

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Today we are missing Kumail, so Emily decided to have comedians and couple Cameron and Rhea join her to talk about some super bizarre video games, TV, movies, and more!

Aug 24 2015

1hr 9mins

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Superheroes with Max Landis

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Today we welcome screenwriter Max Landis to talk about video games but also mainly about his extensive knowledge of superhero comics and his feelings on superhero movies. Enjoy!

Aug 17 2015

1hr 8mins

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Horses with Lisa Hanawalt

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Today we welcome Lisa Hanwalt, designer on Bojack Horseman, to talk about art, video games, that Kim Kardashian game and the itch it scratches, and horses horses horses. Plus the Twitter game!

Aug 10 2015

45mins

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Gentleman with Paul F. Tompkins

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Today we welcome Paul F. Tompkins to talk about something no one ever asks him about: video games. We talk Batman (no spoilers), his gaming on set at Mr. Show and more!

Aug 03 2015

1hr 4mins

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Nostalgia with Devin Faraci

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Today we welcome back one of our most outspoken and hilarious guests, Devin Faraci, to talk about movies, gaming news, and much much more. He's the best.

Jul 27 2015

1hr 22mins

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Pee Blade with Matt McCarthy

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Today we welcome our pal Matt McCarthy to tell us everything we didn't know about wrestling. It's fucking fascinating. Plus an extended intro where Kumail talks about being in an episode of The X Files last week.

Jul 20 2015

1hr 42mins

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Kumail and Emily's Comic-Con Diary!

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Today you're going on a journey with Emily and Kumail through their four day journey at Comic-Con! You'll go on the floor with them and their friends, backstage at The Meltdown with Jonah and Kumail, to parties, to a panel of Nerdist podcasters! Featuring Drew McWeeny, Pete Holmes, Taran Killam, MegaRan, Matt Mira, Thomas Middleditch, Job Stauffer from TellTale, Mo from Mondo, Lootcrate staff, Mike Rosenstein, artist Mike Mitchell, and Dan Harmon!

Jul 13 2015

1hr 3mins

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Arkham Days and Arkham Knights with Pete Holmes

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Today we welcome our old pal Pete Holmes (You Made It Weird podcast) to discuss the weirdness of Independence Day, the magic of Batman, and more! There are Arkham Knight spoilers starting around 30 minutes into the podcast. Not the ending of the game, but plot points. We alert you within the podcast to turn it off if you don't want to hear spoilers, but this is your other heads up.

Jul 06 2015

1hr 15mins

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A Conversation with Cliff Bleszinski

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While Emily was unable to record, Kumail had an in-depth conversation with Cliffy B to talk about gaming, making cool games that people want to do fun new things with, and much more. Plus an intro with Kumail and Emily talking Arkham!

Jun 29 2015

1hr 2mins

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E3 Wrap Up with Thomas Middleditch, Troy Baker, Ashley Johnson and More!

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This week, first you'll catch up on all the E3 news that's fit to discuss with Kumail and Emily, and then you'll travel the E3 floor with Kumail and Thomas Middleditch!

Jun 22 2015

1hr 2mins

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Platinum with Anthony Rapp

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Today Kumail and Emily welcome actor Anthony Rapp! Anthony was an audience suggestion and was a fantastic guest, and we delved into all of the ways that he masters video games and also talked about what a tetris sex move would be.

Jun 15 2015

1hr 13mins

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iTunes Ratings

1066 Ratings
Average Ratings
872
74
30
28
62

Why

By eeweewewewewew - Apr 22 2020
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Why can I look up “kids” and find this

Love and miss this show.

By LukeMcG - Jan 22 2016
Read more
This show is perfect for people who like video games but aren't necessarily "gamers."