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Sonic Stadium writer Nuckles 87 and Spindash podcaster Evil Dr. Reef join forces to tackle Archie's Sonic the Hedgehog comic series from the beginning! Every other week, they discuss a selection of issues in (mostly) release order. Read along with us, and venture through gaming's longest running comic book series! Join us in two weeks for the Sonic main series #1-6!

Direct download: Knothole_Book_Club_1_-_Sonic_Mini-Series.mp3
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What we've been playing:

  • 04:16 Super Mario 35
  • 11:44 Dicey Dungeon
  • 19:37 Sonic on Xbox Series S

Sonic News:

  • 27:38 Sonic 2 movie starts filming
  • 31:24 IDW Sonic Anniversary comic and upcoming arcs
  • 36:27 Sega teases upcoming announcements
  • 40:43 Sonic: The Card Game announced
  • 46:22 Team Sonic Racing arrives on Luna
  • 78:43 Sonic now streaming on Paramount Plus
  • 51:34 Sonic Prime crew announced
  • 56:29 Next SAGE and Sonic Hacking Contest announced

Comic Talk:

  • 57:23 Ian Flynn's 15th anniversary writing Sonic
Direct download: Sonic_Talk_76.mp3
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Games We've Been Playing:

  • (03:23) Super Mario 3D World and Bowser's Fury
  • (11:40) Xbox Series S
  • (20:13) Revising Archie Sonic

Sonic News:

  • (27:01) Sonic Prime announced
  • (35:02) Sonic English voice cast changing
  • (41:43) Lego Ideas Sonic Mania
  • (48:57) Sonic PC ports rumored
  • (51:54) Second Sonic movie's title
  • (55:59) Sonic 2 movie merch
  • (1:00:24) Eggman in Sonic Dash
  • (1:03:29) Ian Flynn's next IDW arc
Direct download: Sonic_Talk_75.mp3
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Games We've Been Playing:
<ul><li>3:13 Balan Wonderworld Demo</li>
<li>30:12 Puyo Puyo Tetris 2</li>
<li>35:57 Sonic Flash Games</li></ul>
Sonic News:
<ul><li>42:10 Sonic 1 and 2 mobile decompiled for PC</li>
<li>46:33 Sonic Netflix & Departures in English Sonic Staff</li>
<li>1:00:36 Critic' Choice Super Awards</li>
<li>1:02:39 Sonic 2 shooting locations</li>
<li>1:05:17 Sonic 1, 2, and Generations prototypes uncovered</li>
<li>1:11:17 New Jakks Pacific toys</li></ul>
IDW Comic Talk:
<ul><li>1:05:40 Badnik Bases and Chao Races arc</li>
<li>1:18:52 Bad Guys miniseries</li></ul>

Direct download: Sonic_Talk_74.mp3
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(01:13) Intro,
Games We're Playing:
(02:43) Stadia & Cyberpunk,
(21:20) Immortals Fenyx Rising,
(27:09) Sephiroth in Smash Ultimate,
(34:07) Christmas NiGHTS,
(36:14) DOOM Eternal,
(38:25) Oculus Quest 2,
Sonic News:
(49:22) Sonic Netflix Cartoon,
(01:04:36) Sonic 2 Movie Crew,
(01:06:19) Sonic Adventure concept art,
(01:08:47) Sonic Adventure music demo tracks,
(01:10:24) Critic's Choice Super Awards,
(01:14:57) GX gets mad at Ready Player Two,
(01:19:13) Blaze the Cat promotional art,
(01:21:02) Total Sonic series sales,
(01:22:04) Sonic Forces Speed Battle seasonal event,
(01:24:43) IDW Comic Discussion: Chao Races Arc,
(01:43:17) Closing

Direct download: Sonic_Talk_73.mp3
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This episode: Streamin' on Stadia, fan hacks, and our Stadium memories.

Direct download: Sonic_Talk_72.mp3
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Topics: Balan Wonderworld's definitely-not-chao, retro IDW, and what we played for SAGE 2020.

Direct download: Sonic_Talk_71.mp3
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Topics: Intense gaming hardware, the ongoing theatrical run of the Sonic movie, and finally catching up on comics.

Direct download: Sonic_Talk_70.mp3
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Topics: Tiny Game Gears, comic characters in mobile games, and the end of zombies.

Direct download: Sonic_Talk_69.mp3
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Topics: Intense movie financial success, terrible jackets, and all the things have been cancelled.

Direct download: Sonic_Talk_68.mp3
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Topics: The Sonic Movie

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This episode, Alex, Chris, and special guest, Evil Dr. Reef, discuss cheap figurines, dark skateboards, and the final bits of news before finally seeing the Sonic movie.

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Topics: Revised Sonic Movie trailer and Mario & Sonic at the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games

Direct download: Sonic_Talk_65.mp3
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Topics: Apple Arcade, Sonic as a space logo, and the Genesis Mini

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Topics: OK K.O. and a news update, but mostly just OK K.O.. Because what else is going on right now?\\Topics: OK K.O. and a news update, but mostly just OK K.O.. Because what else is going on right now?

Direct download: Sonic_Talk_63.mp3
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Topics: Sonic Revolution, E3 2019, hands-on with Mario & Sonic at the Olympic Games 2019, and original fact book do not steal.

Direct download: Sonic_Talk_62.mp3
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Topics: Ethical movie redesigns, SatAM Patreons, and a heap of Sonic Tea-- err, Team Sonic Racing!

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This episode: The extended works of Spaz, and the history of Super Sonic Racing.

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Topics: The Sonic the Hedgehog movie trailer

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Topics: Sonic movie art leaks, Sonic X on Blu-Ray, and the SXSW announcements

Direct download: Sonic_Talk_59.mp3
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GX has a special announcement, not for new Spindash episodes (yet), but for a partnership with Sonic Stadium's Sonic Talk podcast!

Direct download: A_Special_Spindash_Announcement.mp3
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The Spindash Live! Feb. 2016 - Cautiously Pessimistic

Main Discussion: Quotes, quotes, quotes!! GX, Reef, Saber, and Jason discuss requent quotes from Iizuka and chat up the 2018 Sonic the Hedgehog movie.

Direct download: 001_-_The_Spindash_Live_Feb_2016.mp3
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Welcome to Straw Hat Quarterly,'s One Piece viewing club podcast!  In this episode, hosts GX, Saber, Nux, and Reef discuss episodes 9-19, covering Luffy's adventures on Syrup Island, the introduction of the brave and couragous Captain Usopp, and Zoro's tragic past.

Direct download: StrawHatQuarterly9-19.mp3
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Welcome to Straw Hat Quarterly,'s One Piece viewing club podcast!  In this episode, hosts GX, Saber, Nux, and Reef discuss episodes 1-8, covering Luffy's adventures in Alvida's pirate raid, Morgan's Marine base, and Buggy's festive camp on Orange Island.

Direct download: StrawHatQuarterly1-7.mp3
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This Week, the Spindash crew gives their extended thoughts on the first episode of Sonic Boom, as well as the Sonic Boom 3DS Demo. The Spindash is back, baby!  Check out more at!

Direct download: The_Spindash_Act_63.mp3
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This Week: The Celtic legend of Mr. Drippy, dissecting Labron, and enjoying a good Swatbot.  Be sure to send us your obscure audio formats! (Recorded February 24, 2013)

Direct download: The_Spindash_Act_62.mp3
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This Week: Wii U, the greatness that is All Stars Racing Transformed, and a distrinct lack of Saturn advice.

Direct download: The_Spindash_Act_61.mp3
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This Week: NiGHTS, Dreams, and lazy clip art album art.

Direct download: The_Spindash_Act_60.mp3
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This Week: Sonic's HD Adventure the Second, inducing Nixon, and the Spindash becomes a credible news source!

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This Week: Rashomon and Sonic. And Digimon. And space bird genies. And a special announcement from GX. And also a special guest host too, I guess.

Direct download: The_Spindash_Act_58.mp3
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This Week: Part Dos of Dos; The Spindash gang finishes their massive multi-topic episode with some tabletop gaming and cartoons.

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This Week: Part Uno of Dos; Ray, Shigs and GX catch up on Sonic merch and abstract jesters, while the Spindash trio looks back at E3 and Marscon 2012. BEHOLD THE PLASTIC GUNDAM!

Direct download: The_Spindash_Act_57-1.mp3
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This Week: Sonic CD is complicated, and there's a 3DS in someone's pants.

Direct download: The_Spindash_Act_56.mp3
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This Week: We catch up on the comic series with Sonic: Genesis.  Also, GX complains more about Geoffrey St. John.

Direct download: The_Spindash_Act_55.mp3
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This Week: I mercifully avoid the pun "Sonic Gener-Ray-tions."  Wait... Crap!

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Snively laments his lost love, but the cold, peircing gaze of a shadowed figure allows him no peace.

Direct download: The_Spindash_Quote_the_Eggman.mp3
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This Week: Elah joins us to talk Sonic music, Elah music, and his personal audio picks.

Direct download: The_Spindash_Act_53.mp3
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This Week: Threes, D's, and S's.  There's probably some other stuff in this episode too.

Direct download: The_Spindash_Act_52.mp3
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This Week: Generations stages, monochomatic Pokemon, and contest winners.

Direct download: The_Spindash_Act_51.mp3
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Despite my better judgement, I've released the outtakes from our special Act 50 Generations skit.  For your own safety, I don't recommend listening to this, but if you happen to accidentally click play on your MP3 player, be prepared for 30 minutes of bad voices, spontanious singing, and audio so rough you can use it as sandpaper.

Direct download: The_Spindash_Generations_Outtakes.mp3
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This Week: We kill off our main villain and spoil the ending of Sonic Generations.  Plus, the return of Shigs and Ray!

Direct download: The_Spindash_Act_50.mp3
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This Week: Generations demo, Disney ducks, and a load of spam.

Direct download: The_Spindash_Act_49.mp3
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This Week: Sega Bits' Shigs stops over to fill us in on Sonic Boom and E3!  Meanwhile, Reef and Saber provide us with some rousing musical numbers.  Download the songs individually from

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This Week: Ray returns for some epic Sonic Colors and Sonic 4 discussion!

Direct download: The_Spindash_Act_47.mp3
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This Week: Sonic 4 psudo-review, yarns deemed epic, and the shallow end of anime.

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This News Week: The iPhone gets Sonic 4, Mega Man gets Archified, and Naka gets vocal.

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This Week: Finally closing the door on Other M.  Also, Sonic 4 or whatever.

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This News Week: Senoue dishes to Nintendo Power and Iizuka has no middleground.

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This Week: An old expo, a new voice, a borrowed quote, and something blue.

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This Week: Sonic Colors isn’t on Earth, Sonic 4 isn’t this Summer, and we aren’t at Summer of Sonic. Recorded 6/5/2010.

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Dr. Reef kicks off our brief news digest series with a hat, a remix, and a new Wisp.

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This Week: SASSR gets Metal, Sumo gets Who, and Sonic gets cultural. Recorded 4/26/2010.

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Two new episodes on the way real soon.  Until then, enjoy this bonus.

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This Week: Battling with zoology, dismissing new technology, and questioning biology.

Direct download: The_Spindash_Act_41.mp3
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In this experimental episode, GX exposes Reef and Saber to a few unfamiliar Sonic and Sega games.

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This Week: SSASR impressions, Reef faux pas (again), and a legend begins.

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This Week: Shadow's shadow is the evil Shadow, while candy hearts decide Sonic's fate.

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This Week: Everyone hates NiGHTS, Sonic 4, and Rhode Island.

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Everyone’s favorite award show returns for another year of the best and worst of Sonic.

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This Week: Knuckles beats everybody, Needlemouse rumors, and Mega Collection praise. Also, God drops the blobs.

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This Week: Needlemouse and SSASR rosters revealed, a bit of Let's Tap, and which listener is most like Switzerland.
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This Week: We catch up on old news, talk about our Christmas games, and GX complains about Unleashed.
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From the pages of Archie's Sonic the Hedgehog #6, comes a reading of this timeless Christmas classic by our very own Evil Dr. Reef.
Direct download: BPP_Christmas_Carol.mp3
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This Week: Sonic collections and remakes, SSASR character rumors, and the return of our fourth host.
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GX presents a holiday poem about the release of nearly every Sonic game since 2004.
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This Week: Ray returns to chat about the Sonic of this year and next.
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This Week: We celebrate our first year anniversary by talking to you!
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This Week: Defending Secret Rings, Ending the universe, and honoring the Cosmos.
Direct download: The_Spindash_Act_31.mp3
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This Week: Lost voice, lost segments, lost from retail.
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In a hostile takeover, Metal Sonic, Tails Doll, and Metal Knuckles have spun a music special to send you into a world of darkness and nightmares...
Direct download: Studio_Spindash_Terror_Night_Zone.mp3
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This Week: Full Reviews of Mario & Sonic Winter Olympics for Wii and DS.
Direct download: The_Spindash_Act_29.mp3
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Complete Pre-Olympic coverage with all the hardest hitting stories. Only on SpinNN.
Direct download: SpinNN_2010_Olympic_Pre-Game_Coverage.mp3
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This Week: Sonic & Mario, Mario & Sonic, and the Winter Olympic Winter Games Olympic.
Direct download: The_Spindash_Act_28.mp3
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This Week: Holiday games, misdirected arguments, and pointless singing.
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This Week: Movie creators, level creators, and hype creators.
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This Week: Dreamed casts, needled mice, and Sonicced threes.
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This Week: Saber's silence, Eggman's mouth, and Sonic's third.
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This Week: Sonic drives, Sega talks, and listeners win!
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This Week: The worlds of Sonic, SAGE impressions, and our first contest!
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The lesser known cousin to the Genesis era, we take a week to celebrate Sonic's Master System and Game Gear soundtracks.
Direct download: Studio_Spindash_8Bit_Hedgehog.mp3
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This Week: Final bosses, Video Games Live, running fast, and rolling into a ball.
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This Week: Let's Tap review, Michael Jackson, and the greatest decade for cartoons.
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Just a brief announcement that there is no episode this week. Sorry!
Direct download: The_Spindash_Non-Episode.mp3
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This Week: Banner non-apologies, life in the city, and hostile Reef takeover.
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This Week: Double Comic Spot, double Prope game releases, and double Random Banner clues.
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This Week: Electronic Entertainment Expo Expo, Ryan Drummond, and Tetris.
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A collection of classic Sonic songs remixed with a vocal flare.
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This Week: Sonic #200, E3 Predictions, and Reef Beatboxing.
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This Week: Rocket Knight rumors, Sonic on systems, and hosts hurting each other.
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This Week: Echidna Knuckles, Review Klonoa, and Difficulties Technical.
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This Week: Fan Characters, Fan Mail, and Fan Service.
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A tribute to Robotnik and his hatrid of the spiny, blue rodent.
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This Week: Sonic 2, a metric ton of E-mail, and factual inaccuracies.
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We take a look at the worst of the worst Sonic music.
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This Week: Interviews, Random Nonsense, and 4Kids Discussion from the Show Floor (This episode has slightly more mature language than our other shows, the equivalent of PG-13).
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This Week: We celebrate Big the Cat, Sonic Labyrinth, and communism!
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This Week: Sonic Universe #1, MadWorld, and burning rubber.
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This Week: Sonic & the Black Knight review, repetitive bashing, and K.K. Slider.
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This Week: Sonic the Movie, Knuckles the Spin-off, and Jukebox the Multiplied.
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