James C. Smith - Host / Head Writer

James C. Smith
James got his start in media way back in the Stone Age writing for something the kids used to call a “Zine”, covering anything and everything related to the world of Anime. From there he embraced the life of a nomad hero: His adventures becoming more and more grandiose as he traveled from place to place, saving the world from evil in all of its forms. By saving the world, we mean eating tacos. He does that a lot. Like…way too much. Eating that many tacos CANNOT be healthy. Seriously.

When James is not eating every taco in sight, he can be found locked down behind one of his many gaming consoles trying to save virtual worlds or working on his passion project…The Surly Nerd.
As the host of this show he hopes to bring enlightenment to the masses - In a world bogged down by shitty Facebook updates and Instagram food posts, he strives to be the light in the darkness that is the state of the current news medium: To bring forth the Singularity and take humanity to the hierarchical level that it is so desperately aching for…
But if that’s too much work, he’s happy just having a taco and taking a nap.

Tony Sisson - Co-host / Producer 

Tony Sisson
Q: When is the last time you played the air guitar?
A: Right now as I type this.
Q: What was the last lie you told?
A: Just now, the bit about air guitar.
Q: What’s a sound you hate; sound you love?
A: Hate; finger nails scratching dry skin. Love; a slow heartbeat.
Q: What’s the worst injury you've ever had?
A: Blood clot in the ball-sack
Q: Can you touch your nose with your tongue?
A: I can touch your nose with my tongue.
Q: Can insanity bring on more creativity?
A: If you are not insane you are not creative.
Q: What would you want to be written on your tombstone?
A: "If you can read this, its already too late."
Q: One night you wake up because you heard a noise. You turn on the light to find that you are surrounded by MUMMIES. The mummies aren't really doing anything, they’re just standing around your bed. What do you do?
A: The Monster Mash
Q: What’s the last thing you purchased?
A: A Sandwich
Q: What chore do you absolutely hate doing?
A: Living
Q: If you won the lottery, what is the first thing you would do?
A: Cash in the lottery ticket.
Q: What would you name the autobiography of your life?
A: "Fuck Off!"
Q: What was the first thing you bought with your own money?
A: The Original Game Boy
Q: At what age did you become an adult?
A: That is never going to happen.

J Hause - Co-host / Resident Dick-Bag

J Hause

J Hause is a freelance illustrator and concept artist, currently haunting Austin Texas with his wife. He received his special ghost training at Swindon College School of Art (and ghost stuff) in the UK and has since been working freelance for various indie games.

In his spare time, J runs SketchBomb Austin, a monthly sketch group and is developing a steampunk comic called The Grove. He has four dogs, three of them are pretty great but the other one is just awful.

Collin May - Director of Photography

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The elusive Collin is a cube dweller primarily found below 850m. His time on the ground is mainly spent foraging locally on foot. However, when nature calls to him and wanderlust sets in, the Collin prefers to travel long distances from drey to office to new unknown areas by bike or motorcycle.  He is mainly nocturnal, and feeds on microwavable veggies and coffee.

Microwavable vegetables are a critical food because they allow him live within the delusion that he is eating something that could be considered remotely healthy - and as an added bonus, this form of substance is cheap!

The Collin is a scatter-hoarder by nature: Making numerous caches of items of when they are abundant, and thus he may contribute to the seed dispersion of his food trees. This also means he usually has a laptop and internet wherever he may travel. Although the Collin shows relatively good scent relocation abilities - some caches are never reclaimed, becoming seedlings in the spring.

Though he does not hibernate, the Collin does become less active during the winter. Like many prey animals, he depends on auditory alerts from other squirrels or birds to determine safety. Once an alarm call is transmitted, those present will join in, and the trees become a cacophony of chirping Sciuridae. Tree squirrels are prey for bobcats, hawks, eagles, mountain lions, coyotes, cat, and humans.

Cory Martin - Contributing Writer

Cory Martin

Cory Martin is a sometimes writer, most times musician, and all of the time procrastinator. When he isn't doing what he ought, he is voraciously consuming the plankton equivalent of news and media - small bites of easily digestible content that add up to something approximating knowledge. If you poke and prod him enough he might regurgitate something interesting. He will try to collect the best of the "info vomit" to post here. You're welcome?

Sara Alldredge - Web Designer / Tech Adviser / Systems

Sara Alldredge
Sara works primarily as a Sr. Systems Administrator, a Freelance web designer, a graphic artist, and special effects artist and when she's not doing that, there is likely wine involved. From a very odd and sordid background Sara has a very wide breadth of knowledge and wisdom she departs on her subjects, wanted or not.

When she isn't destroying the fabric of your existence she also enjoys film, music, theater, but most of all food. There are no words to match her hatred of the term "foodie" when asked if she is one. The implication that she could shop at Whole Foods or put creme fraiche on everything is an abomination to all things edible.

While Sara might have unrealistic expectations of others and standards James Beard Award recipients would stress over, she can make you feel good about your mundane travels through life through her subversive form of pity.

All Hail Cthulhu!!

You can find her site and portfolio here.