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Hosts Brad Hennigan and Cliff Bumgardner are your digital guides to all things Internet, geek, and pop-culture on this podcast which their moms call, “Pretty funny, if you’re into that sort of thing.”

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    Offline Preview: Myspace, #Bagelgate, &

    In this special preview episode of the Patreon-exclusive bonus show, Internet Picnic: Offline, the guys look at the Internet's past and future – exploring their embarrassing Myspace pages, venturing into the heated battles of #BagelGate, and visiting the online garbage market that is If you want more episodes of Offline, you can support the show at

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    Ghost Hunter Turned Skeptic: An Interview with Kenny Biddle

    Kenny Biddle used to believe in ghosts. Now he's a skeptic, traveling the country investigating paranormal claims through the lens of science and writing about his findings online – and this week he's in the Internet Picnic studio! Join the guys for an in-depth chat about Kenny's work and what made him turn from believer to skeptic.

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    Cage Rage: James Gunn, Nic Cage, & Strange Planet Live from NC Comicon

    This week the guys are LIVE from the floor of NC Comicon: Raleigh 2019! They sat down during a packed weekend of panels and geekery to talk James Gunn's rehiring to the Guardians of the Galaxy franchise, Nic Cage's most iconic roles, and Nathan Pyle's Strange Planet webcomic.

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    Season 2 Premiere: Jeopardy, Star Wars, and a Sh*tload of Bats

    Internet Picnic is back! At last the new season you've all been waiting for has arrived... Well, the one without dragons anyway. This week the guys talk about Alex Trebek's heartbreaking announcement on Jeopardy, a Star Wars heist unlike any the galaxy has ever seen, and what happens when a million bloodthirsty bats are unleashed on Austin, Texas. Yeah, really.

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    The Blue Episode: Art, Critics, and Weezer

    This is it: The episode people will point to for the next twenty years and say, "Gah, remember when Internet Picnic was good?!" And the masses will answer, "No..." Nonetheless! This week the guys talk about art criticism through the horn-rimmed lenses of one of the greatest (or most disappointing, depending on who you ask) bands of all time: Weezer! Plus: Brad tells a story about how Netflix's NARCOS has invaded his wife's brain, and Cliff announces a brief Internet Picnic hiatus.

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    The Netflix Age: Haunting of Hill House, Bandersnatch & the Future of Streaming Storytelling

    This week, Cliff actually watched something! A review of The Haunting of Hill House leads to a discussion of Netflix, Bandersnatch, and the future of storytelling in the streaming age. Plus: Did Netflix steal our Space Force idea?! (Spoilers: Probably not.) Other topics include M. Night Shyamalan puns and Carl Jung's The Red Book (yes, really).

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    Talkin' Funny: The New Golden Age of Stand-Up Comedy

    This week the guys talk funny about talkin' funny! They dive into discussion on the craft of crackin' jokes -- including their favorite comedians, bits, the power of comedy and whether or not stand-up is in a new golden age.

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    How to Pitch Comic Books with Chris Ryall and Sarah Gaydos

    This week the guys go into the fray once more as they take you back to NC Comicon: Bull City 2018 with this exclusive panel! Ever wondered how comics get made – or wanted to make them yourself? IDW's Chris Ryall (Locke & Key, ROM the Space Knight) and Oni Press Editor-in-Chief Sarah Gaydos drop knowledge on how to pitch your great comics idea!

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