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After Dark

This is what happens after Dan and his co-hosts hit "STOP" and their official shows are over. Behind the scenes, casual, unedited, and uncensored. Hosted by Dan Benjamin.

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262: After Hypercritical #92

Dan Benjamin and John Siracusa after Hypercritical episode 92.

15mins

2 Nov 2012

Rank #1

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390: Before and After The Incomparable #146

Jason, John, Dan, and Moisés before and after we talked "Man of Steel."

13mins

22 Jun 2013

Rank #2

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455: Mann Canon

Many digressions from our "Kiki's Delivery Service" episode, including all the stuff John Siracusa told us to remove because it's just him making references to Merlin's podcasts so obscure even Merlin doesn't remember them.

16mins

10 May 2014

Rank #3

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524: After Back to Work 262

After Dark for episode 262 of Back to Work.

19mins

8 Mar 2016

Rank #4

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284: After Build & Analyze #105

Dan and Marco talk after Build & Analyze episode 105.

10mins

26 Nov 2012

Rank #5

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522: After Back to Work 254

Dan and Merlin talk after Back to Work, episode 254.

7mins

12 Jan 2016

Rank #6

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281: After Quit! #1

Dan and Shlok talk after Quit! episode 1.

16mins

24 Nov 2012

Rank #7

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520: After Back to Work 238

Dan and Merlin talk after Back to Work, episode 238.

11mins

15 Sep 2015

Rank #8

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525: After Back to Work 266

After Dark for episode 266 of Back to Work.

11mins

5 Apr 2016

Rank #9

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510: After Back to Work 208

Dan and Merlin talk after Back to Work, episode 208.

5mins

18 Feb 2015

Rank #10

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508: After Back to Work 207

Dan & Merlin talk after Back to Work, episode 207.

17mins

10 Feb 2015

Rank #11

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454: Kneestarter

Dan and Benjamin talk about the cast of Star Wars Episode 7, what men can find on Pinterest, and playing Wii golf.

22mins

29 Apr 2014

Rank #12

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449: Tennis with Errol Flynn (Total Party Kill #19)

In a special crossover with The Incomparable's Total Party Kill podcast, we present this April Fool's Day episode featuring our panelists playing an entire Trivial Pursuit game. The whole thing. Eight players, the original Genus Edition, no waiting. Our participants are Philip Michaels, Steve Lutz, David J. Loehr, Scott McNulty, Dan Moren, Monty Ashley, Erika Ensign, and Glenn Fleishman. Brought to you by boats.

2hr 23mins

31 Mar 2014

Rank #13

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518: After Back to Work 229

Dan and Merlin talk after Back to Work, episode 229.

4mins

14 Jul 2015

Rank #14

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283: After Giant Size 3: Amazing Spider-Reveal #698

SPOILERS ABOUND! Moisés welcomes his pal John Gholson, who writes GuttersAndPanels.com and also contributes to Movies.com as a film columnist. They discuss implications of and reactions to Dan Slott's recently-released Amazing Spider-Man #698.

13mins

26 Nov 2012

Rank #15

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517: After Back to Work 221

Dan and Merlin talk after Back to Work, episode 221.

20mins

19 May 2015

Rank #16

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515: After Back to Work 215

Dan and Merlin talk after Back to Work episode 215.

17mins

7 Apr 2015

Rank #17

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513: After Internet Outrage Machine 15

Jordan, Kyle, Kelly & Dave rage about youth sports officiating after Internet Outrage Machine 15. Links for this episode:Internet Outrage Machine 15: SEO For The KKKJordan Cooper on TwitterKyle Roderick on TwitterKelly Guimont on TwitterDave Caolo on Twitter

15mins

18 Mar 2015

Rank #18

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516: The Not Dan Hour

This is the before dark. Dan Auer was late to an episode so we just started recording without him. Links for this episode:On the GridCheck us out The Rocket SummerThe ChariotThat new Red Hot Chili Peppers songJon Daly comedianJohn Daly drunk golferJack Johnson is easy to imitate

11mins

11 Apr 2015

Rank #19

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456: Name of Host

Merlin and Dan talk about hobbits in Minnesota, show titles, bicurious SpiderMan fans, and Finn's arm from Adventure Time.

7mins

13 May 2014

Rank #20