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Episode 10 – NaNoWriMo

We hit November, and we talk about the National Novel Writing Month (NaNoWriMo). Join the hosts of TigerTails Radio as we talk about NaNoWriMo, our writing background, and even some original material that they have written. A longer one (which seems to be a theme) so strap in to our chat, and listen to our creative waffle.

Talking Points Include:
NaNoWriMo
Background of the event and some history
Prizes
Previous stats from our attempts
Previous writing work outside of the NaNoWriMo (Fan Fiction)
Tools we use
Other stories of writing from our past

Reading our stories
Kyyanno Journey – Written by TK Tiger, read by Hedge Haiden
Story of Magic – Written and read by XavierWolf
Fools Mate – Written and read by Hedge Haiden

If you are a writer in NaMoWriMo, would you like Hedgie to read a sample of your work?

The cast would love to hear from you if you have anything to add to the conversation, so please leave feedback about the show, or share your own experiences and tales, and they may well be talked about in future episodes.

Episode 9 – Halloween Special

As the evenings draw in, and we put out out pumpkins and gather the bags of sweets that will totally be given to the kids, the guys talk about Halloween. We talk about what Halloween is, means to them, and means in the furry community. We also break out the campfire, and the coco, as we tell some original, some not, scary stories.

Talking Points Include:
Halloween
Pumpkins
Costumes
Sweets
Parties and games
Halloween inspired music
Halloween movies (and the Saw tradition)
The Halloween parties at the house
Halloween memories
Scary Stories (Treehouse of Terror and the like)
More Halloween films
Ghost Watch – BBC entertainment program
Ghost walks, Ghost hunters, and Most Haunted
Halloween gaming (FNAF)

Reading Scary Stories
Nico – written and read by Hedgie
The blank pages – written and read by Tk Tiger
The Raven – written by Edgar Allen Poe, read by XavierWolf

Call to action: What is your favourite, or scary, Halloween memory?

The cast would love to hear from you if you have anything to add to the conversation, so please leave feedback about the show, or share your own experiences and tales, and they may well be talked about in future episodes.

Episode 8 – Deep dive into Fursona

It’s time for a deep dive, so lets get fursonal (sorry). The guys delve into their fursonas defining what a fursona is, discussing their own fursonas and picking apart the character and the person. Follow along as they breakdown what they feel their fursonas are, how they came about, and what they mean. Strap on in, as this will be a long run.

Talking Points Include:
Mascots
Characters
Roleplay characters
Fursona (Furry Persona)

Blaster Hedgie 1.0
Blaster Hedgie 2.0
XavierWolf
TK Tiger – Taekwondo Tiger
Spots the Dalmatian
PS Lion – Pipe Smoking Lion


Call to action: If you have a fursona, and you have any anecdotes or stories, we would love to hear them.

The cast would love to hear from you if you have anything to add to the conversation, so please leave feedback about the show, or share your own experiences and tales, and they may well be talked about in future episodes.

Episode 7 – Video Game Movies

We have done games, we have done movies, now we do video game movies. The guys go over the movies, animations and shorts that they saw that spawns from video games. Drawing from the depths of ancient memories, they chat about old movies, new movies and points between.

Talking points include:
Mortal Kombat
Street Fighter: Animated Movie
Street Fighter: The movie
Mario Brothers
Pokemon: The movie
Resident Evil
Tomb Raider
Wing Commander
Silent Hill
Doom
Hitman
Street Fighter: The Legend of Chun Lee (shudder)
Tekken
Street Fighter: Assassins Fist
Rampage
Sonic the Hedgehog
Mortal Kombat: Scorpions Revenge

The cast would love to hear from you if you have anything to add to the conversation, so please leave feedback about the show, or share your own experiences and tales, and they may well be talked about in future episodes.

Episode 6 – Bucket List

In the list of topics the cast didn’t think they’d be covering when this podcast started, what they wanted to do before they died was strangely enough not amongst them. In fact, it was one of the first topics Xavier suggested. So we can add “morbid” to “angry” during the intro from now on. So with Xavier steering the ship, TK and Hedge join in with the conversations about things they can do before they kick the bucket.

Talking points include:
What is a bucket list
Things already ticked off
Fear of heights and flying
TK’s first bucket list item
Xavier’s first bucket list suggestion
Hedgie’s first bucket list suggestion
Suggestions on how to write a novel
Xavier’s first bucket list item
Random quick suggestions
Ponderings on if getting a tattoo would be a bucket list item
Hedgie’s second list suggestion
TK’s second bucket list item
Hedgie’s second bucket list item
Hedgie’s third bucket list item
Xavier’s second bucket list item
Xavier’s third bucket list item
Getting lost in Japan
Thoughts on how to end TigerTails Radio
Hedgie’s fourth bucket list item
TK’s third bucket list item
Xavier’s fourth bucket list item
Being gunged in a fursuit
Will the cast achieve any of their items?

The cast would love to hear from you if you have anything to add to the conversation, so please leave feedback about the show, or share your own experiences and tales, and they may well be talked about in future episodes.






Episode 5 – Media Influences: Video Games

The third and final episode regarding media influences, and if the Furry Fandom influenced the cast’s choices of entertainment. TK, Xavier and Hedgie bring up their video game history, and discuss what they like before and after becoming furry. As before, this is not a deep dive into any topic.

If you’d like to know more about any of the things covered in this episode, there will be links in the show notes to Amazon affiliate pages. So if you fancy purchasing anything, you’ll be supporting the podcast without costing yourself any extra. Everyone’s a winner.

Topics points include:
Xavier’s introduction into gaming
Batman: Arkham Asylum (and other Batman games through the ages)
The Dizzy series
Ty the Tasmanian Tiger
Taz-Mania
Bubsy
Altered Beast
Dance Dance Revolution / Dancing Stage
Rock Band / Guitar Hero
The Sonic the Hedgehog Series
Garfield: Big Fat Hairy Deal
Fantasy World Dizzy
Bishi Bashi
Gauntlet Legends
Ratchet and Clank
Sam and Max games
Brok: The Investigator
Lovers of Aether
Rivals of Aether
How TK got into gaming
Monster Rancher vs Pokémon
Spyhunter
First game played
Pong
Jet Set Willy
Jetpack
Space Invaders
Captain Comic
Duke Nukem
Commander Keen
Metal Slug
Contra
Silkworm
Repairing old gaming devices
Spyro the Dragon
Croc
Parappa the Rapper
Crash Bandicoot
Gex
What could define a Mascot Platformer
Tanglewood
The Legend of Kay
Fox ‘N’ Forest
Furwind
Claws of Fury
Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles trailer from .emu
Spirit of the North
Stories: The Path of Destinies
Kingsley’s Adventure
Armello
The joys of making videos for TigerTails Gaming
More on the Sonic the Hedgehog series
Alien Isolation
Games that make TK vomit
Summation and wrap up

The cast would love to hear from you if you have anything to add to the conversation, so please leave feedback about the show, or share your own experiences and tales, and they may well be talked about in future episodes.

Episode 4 – Media Influences: Movies and TV

The second episode of 3 regarding media influences and if the Furry Fandom has influenced the cast’s consumption of entertainment. Having already tackled books and comics, Xavier, TK, and Hedgie now turn their attention to movies and TV shows that may or may not have a leaning towards anthro characters. Again, this is not a deep dive into any topic

If you’d like to know more about any of the things covered in this episode, there will be links in the show notes to Amazon affiliate pages. So if you fancy purchasing anything, you’ll be supporting the podcast without costing yourself any extra. Everyone’s a winner.

Topics points include:
Pre Furry Cartoons Conversation:
Dogtanian
Sandokan (Animated)
Around the World in 80 Days
BRB International’s YouTube Channel with Playlists for the above
The Three Musketeers
The Musketeers (BBC Series)
Around the World in 80 Days (Live action)
Sandokan (Live action)
Herge’s Adventures of Tin Tin
Warner Bros. Looney Tunes Golden Collection
Transformers
He-Man and the Master of the Universe
She-Ra: Princess of Power
BraveStarr
Tom & Jerry
Animaniacs
Freakazoid
Scooby Doo
Sharkey & George
Penny Crayon
The Raggy Dolls
Ivor the Engine
Noggin the Nog
Rupert the Bear
Willo the Wisp
Wind the the Willows
Stoppit and Tidyup
The Animals of Farthing Wood
Watership Down
The Telebugs (YouTube Playlist)
Pole Position
Mysterious Cities of Gold
Dog City
Denver the Last Dinosaur
Sonic the Hedgehog
Aaahh!!! Real Monsters
RugRats
Muppet Babies (The reboot series)
Rude Dog and the Dweebs
Heathcliff and the Cadillac Cats
Garfield and Friends
Bonkers
Who Framed Roger Rabbit
TaleSpin
DuckTales
Jayce and Wheeled Warriors
Dungeons and Dragons
Quantum Leap

Post Furry Cartoons Conversation:
Zootopia / Zootropolis
The Lion King
Redwall
Between The Lions
Sesame Street
Pokémon
Digimon
Cardcaptor Sakura
Yu-Gi-Oh!
My Little Pony (OriginalFriendship is Magic)
The Care Bears
The Wuzzles
Action Man
G. I. Joe

Pre Furry Movies and TV Shows Conversation:
BBC Chronicles of Narnia
Muppets
Labyrinth
Dark Crystal
Krull
Hawk The Slayer
Conan the Barbarian
Red Sonja
Alien
Red Dwarf
The Green Mile
American Werewolf in London
Twilight
American Werewolf in Paris
Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban
Woof!
The Simpsons
Prisoner Cell Block H
Wentworth
The Jungle Book
Brother Bear

Music Side Conversation:
Wierd Al
The Offspring
Eve 6
Queen
Def Leppard
Wu Tang Clan
Evanescence
Michael Jackson
Monty Python

Movies and TV Shows Continued (Pre and Post Furry):
Mortal Kombat
City Hunter
LazyTown
Spartacus
Ben Hur
Robotech
Road Rovers
Sailor Moon
The Cat Returns
My Neighbour Totoro
Spirited Away
Pompoko
Beastars
BNA: Brand New Animal
Gurren Lagann
Kill La Kill
Steven Universe
Danger Mouse
Recess
Samurai Jack
Tom & Jerry Movie (2021)
Sonic the Hedgehog (2020)

The cast would love to hear from you if you have anything to add to the conversation, so please leave feedback about the show, or share your own experiences and tales, and they may well be talked about in future episodes.

Episode 3 – Media Influences: Books and Comics

The third episode of the podcast and the start of a three part series on things that have influenced the cast over the years, and has being a member of the Furry Fandom impacted the media we consume? The first episode covers books and comics that were enjoyed while growing up, and then tales that have been enjoyed post-Furry. This is not intended to be a deep dive into any of the topics, and a lot of things are mentioned, or glossed over in the flow of conversation. With the exception of Xavier’s epic monologue on Terry Pratchett and Discworld.

If you’d like to know more about any of the things covered in this episode, there will be links in the show notes to Amazon affiliate pages. So if you fancy purchasing anything, you’ll be supporting the podcast without costing yourself any extra. Everyone’s a winner.

Topics points include:
Pre Furry:
The works of Enid Blyton – The Faraway TreeThe Famous Five.
The Busy World of Richard Scurry.
Watership Down.
The Horn of Mortal Danger.
The Catcher in the Rye.
Jackson and the Magpies.
The Pea Green Pig.
The Railway Series.
The Beano / The Dandy.
Sonic the Comic.
The works of Roald Dhal.
The works of Terry Pratchett.
Post Furry:
Twilight.
The Redwall Series.
The Warriors Series.
The Redwall Cookbook.
The Animals of Farthing Wood.
Animal Farm.
Comics & Web Comics:
UK Sonic the Comic vs US Sonic the Comic.
Sabrina / Salem the Comic.
2000AD.
A (very) brief history of Comics.
The smut of Jim Hardiman and Doug Winger.
Associated Student Bodies.
Housepets.
Garfield / Heathcliff.
Rupert the Bear.
Caves and Critters.
Gaypardo. (Website)
Swords and Sausages / 9 to 9.
Sabrina Online.
SSDD.
Blacksad.
Jack. (Correction to Hedge – Full archive is available from the artist here)
West Corner of the Park.
VG Cats.
Ctrl+Alt+Delete.

The cast would love to hear from you if you have anything to add to the conversation, so please leave feedback about the show, or share your own experiences and tales, and they may well be talked about in future episodes.









Episode 2 – Sonic the Hedgehog

Episode 2 of the podcast sees our hosts talk about the classic Sega mascot Sonic the Hedgehog. Starting with the humble beginnings on the Megadrive/Genesis, Sonic’s career has spanned 30 years and many different games. So with Xavier steering the conversation the trio talk about the many different Sonic games, the alternate canons, and the fan base.

Talking points include:
Sonic’s early years / The Classic Era.
How TK and Hedge got into the Sonic series.
Sega vs Nintendo in the UK.

Sonic’s 3D revamp / The Dreamcast Era.
2D vs 3D – Do they compare?
Sonic cartoons.
The Sonic Cycle™.

Sonic’s modern games / The Boost Era.
Were there any good 3D Sonic games after Adventure 2?
Living as a Sonic fan.
Sonic – Speed vs Exploration.
Why Sonic 4 sucked, and Sonic Advance didn’t.
Xavier’s opinion on the Boost era.
Sonic Boom – The cartoon

The cast would love to hear from you if you have anything to add to the conversation, so please leave feedback about the show, or share your own experiences and tales, and they may well be talked about in future episodes.