TTYL Podcast #13 – Strip Search Finale (1 of 2)

Strip Search Finale - Maki, Abby and Katie

The Strip Search finale draws nigh! That Thing You Like has put together a little something to prepare you. To whet your whistle, so to speak. To stoke that fire, if I may.

In this shorter episode, we talk about the fantastic final challenge that seems to deliver on the show’s original premise, the Strip Search house liquor shelf, and Abby Howard, Katie J. Rice and Maki Naro’s individual chances of winning the whole damn thing.

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Also, we’re going to be at the June 18th Strip Search finale! So, that’s cool. If you’re going, hit us up in the comments or on Twitter!

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TTYL Podcast #12 – Strip Search Day 9

Strip Search Day 9 Maki Lexxy

#StripSearch! Man, what a week for #StripSearch. The show got narrowed down to its #FinalThree, and the lead up to the show’s #conclusion brought a #truly #exciting #twist. Hashtag. With all this excitement, you might think That Thing You Like had abandoned its sworn duty to provide coverage of the show via the podcast medium; We are happy to report that, had you assumed that, you would be wrong!

Day 9 of the show was one of my (Brian!) personal favourites,with a heavy focus on unadulterated webcomic business in the elimination challenge. Maybe an episode about contract parsing isn’t for everyone. It is, however, definitely for me. Plus, Day 9 culminated in a contest of art-willpower between the talented, beardwall-ed Maki Naro and famed commenter-on-this-website / dino-roller Lexxy Douglass.

In this episode of That Thing You Like, your intrepid hosts talk about the negotiation styles displayed by the final four artists, Robert Khoo’s struggle against his brother’s early entry into the lunchbox market, and what exactly makes Lexxy Douglass an apparent internet lightning rod. Seriously, what is it about people believing in themselves that the internet hates so god damn much?

In the words of Khoo himself, this episode will move that tin.

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