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This week Kyle and Matthew welcome cosplayer and the person behind the This Is Rad! and Everything is Scary social media accounts. If you enjoy insane anime memes, Frank has got you covered. Frank shares memories of his early days of cosplay. The evolution of his life as Spider-Man, both as a signature cosplay AND as a friendly neighborhood web slinger (Frank is Spider-Man, don't tell anyone) Frank also does amazing work with children's hospitals and public events. We also explore the various philosophies when it comes to designing a costume, the fun of creating original cosplay characters, and he gives us some pragmatic tips for anyone who might want to dive into the lifestyle. We also chat with Frank about his life with Rad. Frank was an early adopter of the show and it's been lovely having him as part of the team.


Weekly Rads:

Burnside – Radiohead's Kid A Mnesia (digital art exhibition)

Kyle – Soul Coughing (band) and Crawler by Idles (album)

Frank – DBZ: Attack of the Sayans (DS game)


Tales from an Analog Future issue 1 (Early Access Edition)

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Bonus Social Media!

Kyle's Horror Podcast Everything is Scary with Jen Saunderson @podscary (Twitter)

Kyle's Comic “Tales from an Analog Future” @analogfuturecomic (Instagram)

Kyle's Record label Radland Records @radlandrecords (Instagram)


Direct download: TIR_Cosplay_Frank_Gillen_final.mp3
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