Sunday, December 18, 2011

Guest Post: Sarvenaz Tash's Top 5 Books of 2011

We all know that the Best Book of 2012 is sure to be The Mapmaker and the Ghost. But while we're still stuck here in 2011, we figured we'd check in with its author, Sarvenaz Tash, to see what her Top 5 Books of 2011 were -- and here's what she said:

Episode 7: Best of 2011

An end-of-the-year spectacular with not one, but FIVE Top 5 Lists! We look back at our Top 5 Podcats, Books, TV Shows, Movies, and Concerts, and even get to share some bonus Top 5's sent in by Euric and Sarv.

Tuesday, November 8, 2011

Episode 6: New York City Marathon

Billy (for the fourth time) and Bryan (for the first!) both ran the NYC Marathon this past weekend and talk about it, along with their Top 5 Songs to Run To. And, as you might expect, Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles, poop, and nipples.

Sunday, October 30, 2011

Episode 5: New York Comic Con Wrap-Up

Sarvenaz Tash, Graig Kreindler, and podcast first-timer Dave Tomko stop by to talk about the highs and lows of New York Comic Con 2011 and talk about our Top 5 Comic Book Movies.

Monday, October 24, 2011

Want a FREE pre-release copy of Sarvenaz Tash's new book?

That's right -- friend-of-the-podcast Sarvenaz Tash is holding a contest to give away an Advanced Reader Copy of The Mapmaker and the Ghost, as well as a bunch of other great swag, on her blog. Head on over there to enter!

Thursday, October 6, 2011

Episode 4: Graig Kreindler

We talk with America's Baseball Painter, Graig Kreindler, about his career and work habits, our Top 5 Baseball Movies, and a lot of other silliness. 


Many thanks to our first sponsor, Lozenger's Lozenges: If you gotta put somethin' in your mouth, make it a Lozenger's! (@purelozengers)

Tuesday, August 30, 2011

Episode 3: The Maine Event

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Billy and Bryan share their Top 5 Memories from Ugly Sweater's trip to Maine and talk killer waves at the beach, Bryan's car woes, natural disasters in and around NYC, new movies, and more.

Thursday, July 28, 2011

Episode 2: Sarvenaz Tash (update)

This week we welcome our first guest, author Sarvenaz Tash! We discuss all things Harry Potter -- including our Top 5 Actors from the Harry Potter films -- as well as Sarv's debut novel, The Mapmaker and the Ghost, coming April 24th, 2012!

[Update: The last five minutes of this episode, as originally uploaded, were cut off -- the problem has been fixed and this post now links to the complete episode.]

Wednesday, July 13, 2011

Our First Episode!

By request (Happy Birthday Julie!), here is the first episode of The Billy and Bryan Show:

  • Top 5 Boardgames
  • Harry Potter 7.2, and other summer movies
  • New music