This week we learn more about hosts Cher and James by delving into their phone contacts. Ahead of WMC Fest next weekend, the pair also chat with co-organizer, Bryan Garvin about the festival and conference diversity.
We were sponsored this week by:
Cards Against Humanity: Cards Against Humanity is bringing back Concert Against Humanity at Gen Con on August 5. The show will feature live performances from Eugene Mirman, Aparna Nancherla, Jonathan Coulton, Molly Lewis, Paul and Storm, and more surprise guests from the Chicago comedy scene. The show is open to all, grab tickets here.
References made during our conversation:
If you would like to attend WMC Fest, Bryan has given all lucky listeners of Open Ended a discount code to get 50% off single day and three day passes. Simply head to the WMC website and enter DSN at checkout.
This week's Open Call:
Cher: The Netflix show Stranger Things. You can watch a trailer here.
James: Mr. Robot. You can check out the trailer here.
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