Episode 398 - How Not To Run A Con

September 23, 2018

This week we're all back at Shiva's and have some wild topics for you. First, a pony convention's Chair and it's board president go rogue extremely publicly, we do a speedrun 5 minutes on the Kero situation, Snoop Dogg being rad, the Playstation Mini, why FF8 isn't coming out on the Switch, the furry bait in Spyro, and more.

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LINKS
Chairs Gone Wild - http://www.horse-news.net/2018/09/boycott-efnw-mlp-convention-head-goes.html

Snoop Dogg - https://www.yahoo.com/entertainment/snoop-dogg-says-trump-supporters-including-kanye-west-motherfking-racist-223045629.html

Ted Cruz - https://www.newsweek.com/ted-cruz-violated-law-texas-donation-request-1125010

3D Gun Dude Does More Dumb BS - https://www.nytimes.com/2018/09/21/business/cody-wilson-arrested-taiwan-sexual-assault.html

NITW gets a Japanese translation - https://twitter.com/playismJP/status/1042316565503369216

Playstation Mini - https://blog.us.playstation.com/2018/09/18/introducing-playstation-classic-with-20-pre-loaded-games/

Why FF8 Won't Be On Switch- https://www.vg247.com/2018/09/14/isnt-ps4-xbox-switch-port-final-fantasy-8-preservation-may-answer/

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Episode 397 - Isabelle Can Smash

September 17, 2018

This week, Shiva is back from Colorado and shares her adventures. We also talk about Isabelle and Nintendo's head fake, Matt Furie taking Alex Jones to court, Savrin's newbie convention organizers guide, that strange gamer story about the Spider-Man proposal, and more.

Content warning: starting at 34:00 and ending at 39:00 we discuss Catholic child rape and pedophilia, so feel free to skip that. 

LINKS

Spider Man proposal - https://kotaku.com/wedding-proposal-hidden-in-spider-man-becomes-world-s-s-1828920048

Pepe vs Alex Jones - https://www.splcenter.org/hatewatch/2018/09/13/creator-pepe-frog-gets-trial-date-case-against-alex-jones

More pedo priests- http://fortune.com/2018/08/14/pennsylvania-priests-child-pornography-grand-jury-report/

Related post from 2014 - http://www.patheos.com/blogs/progressivesecularhumanist/2014/06/archbishop-says-he-was-unsure-if-priests-raping-children-was-a-crime/

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Savrin’s Newbie Convention Organizer’s Guide

September 14, 2018

I was inspired by putting together my prior video about my time in the Brony fandom to really delve deep into the steps required to get a convention off the ground. This goes deep into the hows and whys, and covers things you probably haven't thought of if you're the type of person who thinks they'd like to start a convention.

The full text of the audio is available here: https://docs.google.com/document/d/1PXhpqC5R7Ouu3yQahyWDX0zOqIEmAHy-P7FEp206kEY/edit?usp=sharing

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Episode 396 - Fear Of The Derp State

September 8, 2018

This week it's Fuzz and Savrin at his apartment, as Shiva is off in the mile-high land of Colorado still. We've got brief touches on the two Solo things Savrin put out, Twitter being bad so try Mastodon, a 5000 calorie munchie box, LeVar Burton hanging out with pals, Doctor Who coming back, India doing away with the gay sex ban, and amusing minor league sports teams.

LINKS

Minor League Baseball! https://www.si.com/extra-mustard/2016/02/26/crazy-weird-minor-league-team-names

Munchie Box - https://www.vice.com/en_uk/article/a3q5kk/i-destroyed-my-insides-with-that-viral-5000-calorie-munchy-box?utm_medium=twitter&utm_source=dlvr.it

More Scotland! https://twitter.com/PercyIvorWoo/status/1036966353134133252

TNG Crew - https://twitter.com/levarburton/status/1036725870742794241 

JOIN MASTODON - https://joinmastodon.org/
@Fuzzwolf@awoo.space
@Savrin@snouts.online

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Southpaws Solo - My Time Among The Horses

September 1, 2018

Savrin recorded a followup to the previous Solo episode, giving a speedrun version of his personal experiences in the pony fandom and why it broke his brain a little.

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Southpaws Solo - Friendship Was Magic

August 30, 2018

Savrin wanted to get some thoughts out on an article with the same title as the episode that was recently posted to Polygon. Fuzz and Shiva aren't going to be able to record this week for various reasons, so this is a rare solo recording.

Feel free to yell at Savrin about this later.

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LINK

https://www.polygon.com/2018/8/28/17788132/my-little-pony-friendship-is-magic-ending-bronies-fandom

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Episode 395 - What A Month This Week Has Been

August 27, 2018

This week starts out politics heavy, as we discuss the last 48 hours of political nonsense that happened before we recorded. We knew there'd be more after this weeks recording and.. we weren't wrong. We also discuss Eurofurence, the 'professionalism' of convention organizations making firm policy statements, Verizon siding with wildfires over firefighters, and Fuzz gives an extensive report of his experiences at WorldCon in San Jose.

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LINKS

Verizon throttles EMS - https://arstechnica.com/tech-policy/2018/08/verizon-throttled-fire-departments-unlimited-data-during-calif-wildfire/

California does some good- https://bakersfieldnow.com/news/local/california-lawmakers-pass-bill-to-erase-old-pot-convictions

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Episode 394 - Delete Twitter

August 20, 2018

Twitter is bad, y'all. 

This week we're all back at Shiva's place with a load of topics. Fuzz is going to WorldCon, a douchebag is planning on protesting it with his fashy friends, Twitter continues to be bad but people are finding ways to push back, furries you'd want to avoid are using pro-fascist pins to provide aposematic coloring at a con near you,  a couple good furry news bits, a neat queer indie comic kickstarter, and the FDA has approved a generic epipen.

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LINKS

Twitter's purge reasoning- https://twitter.com/TwitterSafety/status/1029419439903698945 

Twitter continues to screw up twitter- https://www.washingtonpost.com/technology/2018/08/15/jack-dorsey-says-hes-rethinking-core-how-twitter-works/?noredirect=on&utm_term=.febdb5143a0a

Smut Peddler presents SEX MACHINE - https://www.kickstarter.com/projects/ironspike/smut-peddler-presents-sex-machine 

Brad Wardell is a jerk
1- https://www.gofundme.com/help-fred-amp-paul-save-the-universe?member=333940
2- https://www.dogarandkazon.com/blog/2018/3/24/nope-and-nope

Furry aposematism - https://twitter.com/JUNIUS_64/status/1030227310006415362

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Episode 393 - Big N Y’all

August 15, 2018

This week on the show, Fuzz, Shiva, and Savrin are all back with good furry news, bad furry news, tales of Twitter being a hellsite, more discussion about the upcoming WoW expansion, and more.

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LINKS

That R/Legaladvice screencap from ChipFox - https://twitter.com/chipfoxx/status/1027240474518736896

Howlr doesn't have your best interests in mind
Part 1- https://twitter.com/DeoTasDevil/status/1027156064159100928
Part 2- https://twitter.com/HijinxLynx/status/1029363313711435776
Part 3- https://twitter.com/BagelTiger/status/1027122816167043072

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Bonus Pod - Fox & Wolf Movie Time Ep 1 - Chopping Mall

August 14, 2018

This bonus episode is the first Fox & Wolf Movie Time episode Fuzz and I recorded as a Patreon exclusive. The gist is Fuzz and I watch a film one of us hasn't seen and the other likes, and discuss it afterwards. If you'd like to hear more of these, and there are a good number of them, check us out at www.patreon.com/southpawscast 

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