Finally ep. 12 NYComic Con

Lea, Kat & Shannon ( the man behind the curtain of GFT) went to New York Comic Con.  On Thursday and Friday the floor was busy but not so busy that it was hard to walk, but on Saturday and Sunday, the press of bodies was insane, making it nearly impossible to walk.  Lea discusses some of the craziness that is cosplaying during a con.  Kat discusses con plague prevention with the use of respirators like the one she got from http://www.un-re.com/   All the things on the page are handmade. Kat and Leah got to interview Jason Porath the author and […]

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2017-10-14

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Ep. 11 character Alignment’s pt 1

This is the episode before NYCC.  Both Leah and Kat have been going for years, and they will be attending again.  There will be, of course, a NYCC exclusive episode discussing family’s who attend conventions, as well family’s who cosplay together.  The plan, maybe speak to family’s on Sunday, which used to be called Family Day. Not that this is completely off what we would normally talk about but we are discussing Character Alignment.  This episode focuses solely on the good character alignment.   Kat used to play D&D frequently with her Best Friend as the DM and several other friends, […]

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2017-10-02

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Apps in therapy

I think I should preface this by saying in no way should any of these apps be used without therapy.  These are not ways to diagnose or treat alone, but in conjunction with mental health professionals. https://www.codetherapyfilm.com/ Code therapy is a 15 minute documentary that discusses depression.  Discussing that depression is the second largest cause of disability in the world and then discussing apps that can be used to help those who are suffering from depression. http://www.psychiatryadvisor.com/top-10-mental-health-apps/slideshow/2608/ . The top 10 mental health apps that are discussed during the podcast.  Kat talks about her use of Breath 2 Relax and […]

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2017-09-03

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Ep. 09 What is Sarahah, PTSD in comics and real life.

We talk about the new social media app, Sarahah.  Kat makes fun of the name, because she can’t say it.  Lea talks about her use in it.  The premise isn’t a bad idea, especially when we are discussing the implications it has in the work force, but it should have been left as an individual application for companies to decide to use to help strengthen the weak links, or build moral by people being able to discuss the strengths of their co-worker anonymously.  But what  it is is a social media app where people tear apart and insult their “friends” […]

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2017-08-12

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Ep. 08: Meta Batman, Female Doctor, BHNB

SPOILERS!!!!!!!!! OMG Batman is a meta… Kat goes on a rant on how everyone says that Batman is the best super hero because he has no super powers (other than he’s super rich, doesn’t make him a hero), and now….. in the Suicide Squad, he is classified as a meta due to his exposure to Nth metal.  He is classified as such from all of our favourite super bitch Amanda Waller. BBC has announced that the new doctor is (drum roll please) Jodi Whitaker and Butt Hurt Nerd Boys (BHNB)everywhere lost their collective shit.  The Doctor can’t have a vagina. […]

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2017-07-31

ep. 07 Finding yourself in pop culture and Ghost hunting

Kat got to explore one of her fandoms, geeky likes, nerd like passions… whatever you want to call it… But she went to see Eastern State Penitentiary.  It is a jail that was built in 1829 and closed in 1971.  This did pique Kat’s love of history (especially haunted history) and some psychological aspects in learning that when the prison first opened everyone was brought in to single cells with hoods on their heads so no one knew who they were, and their exercise yard was attached to their cells….individual exercise yards. Imagine doing 15 years of solitary confinement,  because […]

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2017-07-18

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ep.06 Family of choice vs. Family of origin

Family of origin are the people who we are born into, or marry into.  While Family of Choice are the people that we choose to have involved in out lives.  These people will become like siblings, uncles, aunts or even surrogate parents for us. In fiction family of choice is often used to help create a family with people that they have more in common with, especially when the main character has developed some type of supernatural powers.  The new family share similar powers or secrets. http://tvtropes.org/pmwiki/pmwiki.php/Main/FamilyOfChoice

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2017-06-24

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Ep. 05 Wonder Woman

Let’s just geek out on Wonder Woman for a few minutes here.  I loved the movie, Lea liked the movie as a customer, not a fan.  We get to go into our likes about the movie and of course the fun, “Go Women, Pro Woman” voice that the movie promotes.  This is not a long episode, and there is not really any family therapy aspects in it, but we get to geek out on it. This is a short episode, and of course talks about the

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2017-06-22

Apologies

just wanted to give a small heads up.  We had technical difficulties during our last recording and it was unbearable to listen to let alone fix. We are going to re-record that episode as well as a bonus episode.   thanks for all the support Kat

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2017-06-11

Level 60 Bikini Virgin Killer Sweater

Why when I play a female fighter or wizard or ranger or whatever when I play a video game the higher level my character is the less armor my character seems to be wearing.   My armor class is higher, that is cool, but it looks like I’m riding through Azeroth naked, or in a bikini. But when you pick up the armor in any dungeon, it will look like a really cool breast plate, or chain mail pants and when you put it on it’s like a loincloth.   Is this what guys are looking for? Anyway these costumes are not […]

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2017-05-23

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