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It’s our 26th episode!

This week we talk about the Venom movie, the Spider-Man game, and ask ourselves what we would do with “spider-powers”!

All of this plus a brief history of the Friday the 13th movie series, praise for Halloween (2018), and much more!

We hope you enjoy it!

Let us know if we got things wrong, what you would do with spider-powers, and anything else that springs to mind while listening to this episode!

SHOW NOTES!

Follow Matt on Twitter why don’t you?

Corey Smithmier did the show’s closing music “Let’s Be Friends Again: The Series Theme Song”. Corey’s got a band called Strange Wave Connection and you should check them out!

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It’s our 25th episode!

WARNING: I start this episode by saying it’s going to be another episode of Comics Rule Everything Around Me, but this turns out to not be the case, and it is instead a new episode of plain ol’ Keep It Close To Me where my buddy Matt and I talk about video games!

We talk about a lot of video games, actually. A lot are comic/superhero related, but there’s a surprise or two in there as well.

We also try to answer some deeply personal questions like “Does being bad at video games make you feel bad about yourself?”

We hope you enjoy it!

Let us know if we got things wrong, what video games you love, and anything else that springs to mind while listening to this episode!

SHOW NOTES!

Here’s an excruciating playthrough of the first level of Superman 64 and a fun video about the history of how one of the worst games of all time happened.

If you’ve never seen it, here’s the Super Mario Bros. 3 commercial I mention this episode. It really pulls off the double magic trick of making SMB3 seem both exciting and like a very big deal without showing a second of gameplay.

Superman for the Nintendo! What could go wrong?

A lot!

Follow Matt on Twitter why don’t you?

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The show is on Patreon!

Support KICTM to get fun rewards, behind the scenes stuff, early access to episodes, and all new shows about all kinds of things you love!

Download the episode and Subscribe on iTunes!

Follow Chris on Twitter: @thechrishaley

Follow Keep It Close To Me on Twitter: @KICTMpodcast!

Email the show with your questions, comments, concerns and whatever else at keepitclosetomepodcast@gmail.com!

Den of Geek‘s Gavin Jasper joins me to talk about Shinnok, Mortal Kombat: Live, choosing your own adventure, and video game urban legends!

Special thanks to superstar show-supporter “Dr. Magnificent” for making this episode happen!

You may have heard that we all got fired from Comics Alliance recently, so now would be a great time to check out the ol’ Patreon!

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The show is on Patreon!

Support KICTM to get fun rewards, behind the scenes stuff, early access to episodes, and all new shows about all kinds of things you love!

Download the episode and Subscribe on iTunes!

Follow Chris on Twitter: @thechrishaley

Follow Keep It Close To Me on Twitter: @KICTMpodcast!

Email the show with your questions, comments, concerns and whatever else at keepitclosetomepodcast@gmail.com!

Caroline joins me to watch Mortal Kombat: Annihilation, talk about childhood nerdiness, Independence Day, and what it was like dating me!

Check out Caroline’s blog!

Follow Caroline on Instagram to see all the pictures she takes of one of my best dog friends, Linus!

You may have heard that we all got fired from Comics Alliance last week, so now would be a great time to check out the ol’ Patreon!

Patreon-comic

The show is on Patreon!

Support KICTM to get fun rewards, behind the scenes stuff, early access to episodes, and all new shows about all kinds of things you love!

Download the episode and Subscribe on iTunes!

Follow Chris on Twitter: @thechrishaley

Follow Keep It Close To Me on Twitter: @KICTMpodcast!

Email the show with your questions, comments, concerns and whatever else at keepitclosetomepodcast@gmail.com!

Wherein Randy and I watched Mortal Kombat: Annihilation, you learn how knowledgeable Randy is of the Mortal Kombat games, you’ll discover our thoughts on Jean-Claude Van Damme, and most importantly, you’ll hear our ideas for Mortal Kombat: Annihilation – The Musical!

Once again, I must implore you: Go to randalltrang.com for easy to click on links to all of Randy’s various social media accounts, his great artwork and comics, and awesome videos of him breaking things!

Check out the first season of WMAC Masters here thanks to the wonders of YouTube!

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The show is now on Patreon!

Support KICTM to get fun rewards, behind the scenes stuff, early access to episodes, and all new shows about all kinds of things you love!

Here are two recent videos I did for ComicsAlliance!

Download the episode and Subscribe on iTunes!

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Wherein Randy and I watched Mortal Kombat: Annihilation, you get some fascinating stunt and fight insights from a real life martial arts master, and any number of other things like video games and syndicated TV shows you’ve never heard of get discussed!

Check out the first season of WMAC Masters here thanks to the wonders of YouTube!

Patreon-comic

The show is now on Patreon!

Support KICTM to get fun rewards, behind the scenes stuff, early access to episodes, and all new shows about all kinds of things you love!

Here are two recent videos I did for ComicsAlliance!

Download the episode and Subscribe on iTunes!

Follow Chris on Twitter: @thechrishaley

Follow Keep It Close To Me on Twitter: @KICTMpodcast!

Email the show with your questions, comments, concerns and whatever else at keepitclosetomepodcast@gmail.com!

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Wherein Peggy and I watched Mortal Kombat: Annihilation!

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The show is now on Patreon!

Support KICTM to get fun rewards, behind the scenes stuff, early access to episodes, and all new shows about all kinds of things you love!

Here are my two latest videos for ComicsAlliance!

Watch MK:A on Netflix.

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It’s our ELEVENTH episode!

Curt and I finally talk about Warcraft (the games and the movie) and are generally pretty ridiculous!

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The show is now on Patreon!

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Follow Curt on Twitter: @curtofranklin!

Here are my two latest videos for ComicsAlliance!

 

The opening music this week is “BRODYQUEST” by Lemon Demon!

Corey Smithmier did the show’s closing music “Let’s Be Friends Again: The Series Theme Song”. Corey’s got a band called Strange Wave Connection and you should check them out!

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It’s our SEVENTH episode! Wherein I’m still talking to Curt Franklin, my long time friend as well as comic making and podcast ruining partner! What awful national tragedy will he bring up this week??

We talk about video games, movies, video game movies, comics, being cynical about modern comic events, and Freddie Prinze Jr.!

This is the video I did on great video game comics for Comics Alliance:

Hot Dad did the show’s opening music!

Corey Smithmier did the show’s closing music “Let’s Be Friends Again: The Series Theme Song”. Corey’s got a band called Strange Wave Connection and you should check them out!

Download the episode and Subscribe on iTunes!

Follow Chris on Twitter: @thechrishaley

Follow Keep It Close To Me on Twitter: @KICTMpodcast!

Email the show with your questions, comments, concerns and whatever else at keepitclosetomepodcast@gmail.com!

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It’s our SIXTH episode! Wherein you meet Curt Franklin, my long time friend as well as comic making and podcast ruining partner, and he waits almost 20 minutes to bring up 9/11!

We talk about video games and national tragedies and our history together and how all three are linked!

Hot Dad did the show’s opening music!

Corey Smithmier did the show’s closing music “Let’s Be Friends Again: The Series Theme Song”. Corey’s got a band called Strange Wave Connection and you should check them out!

Download the episode and Subscribe on iTunes!

Follow Chris on Twitter: @thechrishaley

Follow Keep It Close To Me on Twitter: @KICTMpodcast!

Email the show with your questions, comments, concerns and whatever else at keepitclosetomepodcast@gmail.com!