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Can't Talk | June 23, 2017

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The Crafting System

A twice-monthly podcast about the art and craft of fandom. Hosted by Ness and Eris, The Crafting System features many awesome guests.

Take That, Space Martin Sheen!

September 6, 2016 |

This episode of The Crafting System is just a big ol’ Mass Effect gab-fest since Eris finally finished Mass Effect 2 and Ness wants to know what that trip through the galaxy looked like…but mostly she wants to know … Read More

The Crafting System Episode 20: Sad Libs

August 23, 2016 |

Download this episode (right click and save) In episode 20 of The Crafting System, Ness and Eris are joined by the lovely and talented Izzy, who is part of The BlankShowCast and Bag Talk, is a member of the … Read More

The Crafting System Episode 19: The Holtzman Spectrum

August 9, 2016 |

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In episode 19 of The Crafting System, Ness and Eris talk about new awesome 2016 “Ghostbusters.” Ness rewatched 1984 “Ghostbusters” and does not like. (Fangirl Happy Hour summed up her feelings … Read More

The Crafting System Episode 18: Basking in Reflected Fandom

July 26, 2016 |

Download this episode (right click and save) On this episode, Eris sits back while Ness enjoys the company of Elisabeth of the Enthusiastic Candle Co. who has actually seen “Hamilton” with her own eyes! No screen! Actual people on … Read More

The Crafting System Episode 17: Grief and Also Falconry

July 12, 2016 |

 

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On this episode, Ness and Eris talk about their comfort zones and an avalanche of books both read and unread. Bullet points include:

  • A Beaver That Welcomes You To Canada
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The Crafting System Episode 16 (Sort of): Sudden But Inevitable Betrayal

July 8, 2016 |

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On this episode of The Crafting System, it’s not really an episode. The dog ate our homework, which is to say that technology ate the audio of the one person who … Read More

The Crafting System Episode 15: Fandom Is Not A Monolith

June 20, 2016 |

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This time, Ness and Eris talk about fan entitlement, false equivalency, and punching down. Ness is really mad, you guys.

Before that, though, they talk about some cool stuff:

The Crafting System Episode 14: The Last Thing I Drew Was an Ass Hat

May 31, 2016 |

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Ness and Eris talk (again) with Amanda, aka Fluidfyre, about her Etsy shop, cosplay, and the games that grab onto our hearts and refuse to let us go. They also talk:

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The Crafting System Episode 13: The Fundamentals of Scissor Use

May 17, 2016 |

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On this episode, Ness and Eris come out of the gate feeling like they have a lot to say about something topical but still spend a lot of energy on their Marvel … Read More

The Crafting System Episode 12: Be the Merch You Want to See in the World

May 3, 2016 |

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On this episode, Ness and Eris have a great time trying to stay on topic with Becca of The Evergreen Burrow. (She’s also on Instagram, Facebook, Tumblr and newly on Twitter, so say … Read More