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Episode 39: Rise of the Guardians – Guardians of Liberty

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Mason, Morgan, and Chelsea are taking on a new DreamWorks film with Rise of the Guardians! This episode hits the history of the film, all the highs and lows of the movie, characters and a million tangents!


  • What are we watching? Mini The Great Gatsby Review and My Little Ponies: Friendship Is Magic discussion. What are your opinions? Send us a voicemail!
  • The news! 8 Disney and Pixar animated films to be released from 2016 to 2018; WWE producing new animated Flinstones–Hilarity ensues.
  • Interview with our site writer: Meet Blake Taylor. Check out his website:
  • Main Discussion: Rise of the Guardians.
  • Pokemon tangents! Can’t get rid of ’em.
  • Box office: What happened?! Character analysis.
  • Twitter question and responses.
  • “Santa Claus…with swords.” E. Aster Bunnymund: the cursing bunny.
  • Tooth Fairy fangirls out, slapstick comedy moment, Sandy (the Sandman)!
  • Manny aka the man in the moon,  Religious references or Paganistic?
  • Pitch Black: some fan art is just not part of the cannon! ‘Night-Mares’ or ‘The Night Mayor?!’
  • Simpsons references, Mason’s animation pet peeves & Aladdin flashbacks.
  • “You dare have fun in MY presence?!” -Pitch, you’re a nerd.
  • ”Kids rule!” More Unicorns! Pitch in the final fight and talking back to the moon!
  • The opera remix at the end is SOOO 2010’s!
  • Final thoughts, our ratings and voicemails, ‘Big 4’ crossover fan fiction.
  • Podcast now posting on Fridays! Website pump-up week! Mason get’s a twitter!
  • Bloopers: Disney throwback, Chelsea doesn’t like direct to DVD sequels, Mason tries to pronounce Rise of the Guardians in many languages! ‘The Great Gatsby’ again, Not in Nottingham!

Runtime: 1:40:11; 51.7 MB


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About Morgan Stradling

Morgan is a native of Arizona and is a desert rat who loves the heat--she doesn’t even turn on the AC in her car in the middle of the summer! She loves big eyeliner, Survivor, Lady Gaga, and, of course, animated films. She has her MBA in Marketing from ASU and now works as a Product Manager for a tech company. Follow her on Twitter, Instagram and YouTube.