Boss Monster

"What About this?" is a community building podcast that shares life experiences. We try to explore the primary value of new things to further enrich our lives and greater our understanding of one another in the community. Join Vinton, Josh and Robbie while we explore...

Alan and Frisbee Golf + OMO Season 1 Wrap Up!

It's the last Odd Man Out of the season! The gang spends the day outside in the sun in an unofficial inauguration of summertime as Alan teaches Liz and Sarah to play Frisbee Golf. Listen along as they discuss the game and then do a quick recap of Season one of OMO,...

Snow White

Thirteen Princesses enter, one Princess leaves! Liz and Sarah team up to determine, once and for all, which of the Disney Princesses is the best of the bunch! This week we see if Snow White has what it takes to be the best. Follow us on Twitter! @CommonRoomCast #DPDM...

Liz and Anne of Green Gables

Is your life a perfect graveyard of buried hopes? Are you in the depths of despair? Fear not, kindred spirit, Anne of Green Gables is here to charm your blues away. This miniseries is Liz's Buffy, and the OMO Gang is ready to explore just what makes Anne such a...

Sarah and Where The Wild Things Are

Happy Wednesday Oddwonks! The time has come once again for our semi-regular "Odd Man In" series! This week features our podcast heroes discussing the 2009 film Where The Wild Things Are, the Spike Jonze-directed adaptation of Maurice Sendak's beloved children's book...

OMO Reviews – Star Wars: The Force Awakens

Sickness has struck the Stevens household, resulting in a temporary closure of the Common Room Radio studio. But fear not, loyal Oddwonk! This week we are releasing our January Patreon Exclusive for all to hear: an extended discussion of Star Wars: The Force Awakens....

Podcasting – Gotta Love It!

This week's very special episode of Odd Man Out goes meta. For our monthly Gotta Love It special, Sarah, Alan, and Liz are joined by podcast producer extraordinaire Randy Mitchell (a.k.a. the guy who recorded and edited virtually every episode of OMO you've heard) for...

Liz and Spirited Away

You guys know about Japanimation, right? Alan and Sarah take Liz on the most bizarre animated journey yet with Hayao Miyazaki Spirited Away. Liz's biggest question: Why? Why the pigs? Why with the spirits? Why the bathhouse? Why is any of this happening and why is it...

Alan and Cooking

In this epic installment of Odd Man Out, Mr. Alan Beck plunges himself headfirst into the realm of the culinary arts. One may be dubious that Alan has gotten this far in life without so much as browning some hamburger meat, but trust us it's true! This sad state of...

Sarah and A Healthy Lifestyle

Bread makes you FAT? Turns out that having idols like Wanda Maximoff, Daisy Johnson, and Wonder Woman has inspired our Sarah to kick it in to high gear and start...running? Sarah? Join the gang as we talk staying hydrated, craving garbage, exercise, and self image in...

Firefly – Gotta Love It!

If it's Wednesday, you know the OMO crew is gonna talk about Joss Whedon! Join us this week to reminisce about Whedon's ill-fated television classic Firefly and the film follow-up Serenity. Also included: a discussion of childhood phone etiquette, a final Good...

Alan and Penelope

The Oddwonks got to chatting on Twitter last week and one thing lead to another when whaaaaaat? Alan hasn't seen Penelope? Looks like he's the Odd Man Out! Special thanks to everyone who joined in Monday's live tweet of this urban fairy tale starring Christina Ricci...

Liz and Pixar’s The Good Dinosaur

Sometimes, one of us can become the Odd Man Out in just a weekend! That's what happened when Sarah made Alan watch The Good Dinosaur. Then we forced Liz to sit through a cartoon about dinosaurs and feelings and howling. Will the beautiful animation be enough to sway...

Roll 4 Topic Episode 1

Today is a very special occasion! We're dropping the Roll for Topic episode right here on the OMO feed. This is a show where Alan and his buddies Joe and Randy (not editor Randy, a different Randy) determine what subjects they'll talk about by rolling some dice and...

Sarah and The Goonies

What would a 90's childhood be like without The Goonies? Ask Sarah, who somehow missed out on Mikey and his gang of adventurers. The OMO gang recounts the classic from Chunk's Truffle Shuffle to One Eyed Willie's rich stuff in this nostalgia filled episode! Become a...

Alan and Marvel’s Agent Carter

Did you know that the OMO crowd loves the Marvel Cinematic Universe? This week continues Odd Man Out's exploration of the various Marvel live action properties. Liz and Sarah introduce Alan to their favorite Marvel heroine, Agent Peggy Carter. Will Alan fall in love...

Parks and Recreation – Gotta Love It!

The OMO Gang can barely contain their glee when they get together to discuss the quirky comedy Parks and Rec. This show is such a favorite amongst the crew that it is quoted on a near daily basis and even gave us the OMO favorite game, "New Band Name I Call It!" Hear...

Liz and Tabletop RPGs

This week, Odd Man Out Liz sat down with a cast of Role Playing Game veterans for a game of Marvel Heroic. Alan and this week's guest Josh Unruh (also the session's esteemed game master) share their experiences and thoughts about role playing games and storytelling,...

Sarah and Downton Abbey

Port and cigars and crystal decanters, satin and pearls and SO MUCH TEA. Put your pinky up with the OMO gang as they talk the history, fashion, and story of Downton Abbey, and of course, cast themselves as their favorite characters. Who is Upstairs and who is...

Alan and Marvel’s Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D.

Jump aboard this week's episode to explore the ABC-Marvel series Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D.! If you follow Sarah on Twitter (@elsagrabthesalt), you'll know that she and Liz have lots to say about Coulson & Co., but what will Alan's take be? This and many more of your...

Sarah and My Little Pony: Friendship is Magic

Alan and Liz used to wonder what friendship could be, until Sarah shared the magic of My Little Pony: Friendship is Magic! Will everypony be on board? Which pony is Alan's favorite? What is Liz's pony name? Saddle up to find out! Also this week: new haikus! Enjoy MLP...

BBC’S Sherlock – Gotta Love It!

In this long-awaited episode of Odd Man Out, Alan, Sarah, and Liz sat down to heap loving praise upon the critically acclaimed BBC series Sherlock, starring Benedict Cumberbatch and Martin Freeman. The OMO crew discusses the wonderful casting, writing, and filmmaking...

Alan and Rush

Today's show was recorded the day before David Bowie's death. It was the day after I (Liz) heard "Under Pressure" in its entirety for the first time, and I haven't stopped listening to it since. I mention in this episode that most of what I knew about David Bowie is...

Liz and X-Files

The Odd Man is Out There. For the first episode of 2016, the Odd Man Out becomes the Odd Man In via a slight change-up of the show's format: this time, Liz introduces BOTH Alan and Sarah to 1990s' television classic The X-Files. Join the gang as they dip a toe into...

Sarah and Charlie Brown

Christmas Time is here! Sarah goes up against a great American classic: Charlie Brown! Will the music, animation, and Liz and Alan's nostalgia make Sarah a Charlie Brown cheerleader? Or is she really a Grinch? Enjoy the Charlie Brown Christmas Special! Support Odd Man...

Alan and Tarzan

This week on Odd Man Out, Alan takes in a screening of Disney's 1999 animated feature Tarzan. While Alan normally has a soft spot for cartoon classics, the ubiquity of a certain drummer from Genesis on the film's soundtrack may prove to be an insurmountable obstacle...

Sarah and Beer

We warned you this would happen, and here we are. Drinking live on the show. Thanks to special guest Tyler Prater for joining us on this inebriated revelry! Please listen to this podcast responsibly. BEER LIST: Leinenkugel Sunset Wheat COOP Native Amber Guinness...

Writing – Gotta Love It!

Friend of the show Alastair Stephens guest-hosts on this week's very special episode where the esteemed StoryWonk shares some of his wisdom on the art and purpose of writing. Also, Sarah gets bragadocious about Liz's completed novel (seriously guys, it's really good)....

Alan and Enchanted

We hope you find today's episode especially enchanting! Sarah and Liz take Alan on a magical tour through the world of 2007's Enchanted, starring Amy Adams. Will Alan be won by Giselle's essential princess-ness? Can Sarah be convinced that Princesses don't translate...

Liz and Guardians of the Galaxy

This week, the Odd Man Podcasters are Groot. Will Liz stay awake this time for Marvel Studios' 2014 smash hit Guardians of the Galaxy? Spoiler alert: She did. Did the movie win her over? Can Sarah and Alan bring her into the fold? Will there be a...

Sarah and Indian Food

In this food-centric installment of Odd Man Out, Liz and Alan lead Sarah through a buffet of delicious Indian cuisine! She sampled them all: Masala, Palak Paneer, Kabob, you name it. Will we make a convert of Sarah? Tune in to this richly spiced episode of Odd Man Out...

Alan and Supernatural

Happy Halloween!!! In this very SPOOOOOOPY episode of Odd Man Out, Alan tries to get his man card back by facing his fears and watching a Liz and Sarah Friendship Favorite: the long-running CW series Supernatural. Will Alan feel the bromance? Or will he remain a...

Liz and Avatar

Delve into a far East inspired world of rabaroos, sky bison, and armadillo bears! That's right, this week team Odd Man Out discuss Team AVATAR in all its element bending (and mind bending) glory!! Will Liz resist Sarah and Alan's enthusiasm for kung fu cartoons, or...

The Avengers – Gotta Love It! Featuring Lani Diane Rich

We Have A StoryWonk. The Odd Man Out team is thrilled to welcome into the fold one of their podcasting idols, the illustrious New York Times bestselling author (and StoryWonk mastermind) Lani Diane Rich, to discuss the wildly popular Avengers cinematic franchise....

Alan and Doctor Who

With Liz suddenly out of commission, the Odd Man Out troop calls a heck of an audible. Join Sarah, Alan, and very special guest Vinton as they discuss the iconic and wildly popular BBC series Doctor Who. While Sarah and Vinton are verified Wholigans, Alan has yet to...

The Muppets – Gotta Love It!

FIXED: In this very special dozenth episode, the gang sits down to discuss their favorite puppet collective, The Muppets! Join in as Liz, Sarah, and Alan discuss their favorite Muppet films, episodes, characters, and jokes as well as the profound creative legacy of...

Liz and Dr. Horrible’s Sing-Along Blog

In this Internet Age, artists can do anything. In 2008, Joss Whedon did just that with the groundbreaking musical/drama/comedy miniseries, "Dr. Horrible's Sing-Along Blog". This one slipped through the cracks for Liz for no good reason, and this episode of Odd Man Out...

Sarah and Coffee

Do not adjust your podcast device... This episode is not playing at 2x speed! The gang sat down before this episode and drank ALL THE COFFEE. Alan and Liz both have their own reasons for enjoying a good ole Cup O' Joe. Sarah, on the other hand, has yet to acquire the...

Alan and Newsies

There are fewer films closer to Liz's heart than 1992's "Newsies", starring Christian Bale and Not-Kirk Cameron. In this week's episode of Odd Man Out, the ladies introduce Alan to the cult classic. Will he be the Odd Man Out and forever damage his friendships with...

Harry Potter – Gotta Love It!

If there's one thing that Sarah, Alan, and Liz can agree about, it's their enduring love for J.K. Rowling's Potterverse. In this very special extended episode of Odd Man Out, the gang delves deeply into their experiences discovering the books, debate their favorite...

Liz and Pokemon

Liz has plunged herself into the world of Pokemon at the behest of Sarah and Alan. Will she be victorious in battle against her nemesis? Will she collect all the Pokemons? (Pokemen? Pokemi?) Will she at least have fun? Tune in to find out! The Official Pokemon Website...

Alan and Dashboard Confessional

Sarah and Liz recount their long term relationships with the musical group Dashboard Confessional. Find out if Alan can find it within him to relate in this most personal Odd Man Out to date! Dashboard Confessional, or When It Was Cool To Have Feelings "Bluebeard",...

Sarah and Napoleon Dynamite

Alan and Liz have caused Sarah to revisit the cult classic "Napoleon Dynamite" in this week's episode. Will Sarah discover the charms of Napoleon and Gang's story? Or will she rediscover her hatred for said film? Listen for yourself to discover the unambiguous result!...

The Quest – Gotta Love It!

The gang can finally agree on a thing! Liz, Sarah, and Alan profess their unadulterated love for "The Quest", ABC's role-playing reality show. If you haven't seen "The Quest", this episode will make you want to. Listen to find out which of the Paladins the OMO crew...

Alan and Anastasia

Alan offers an extended lesson in Russian history as well as a full-throated disparagement of the Fox animated classic. Sarah and Liz urge Alan to divorce himself from reality. Gaze Upon the Mighty 'Sputin Anastasia's Timeless Dress Learn More About the Film Our...

Sarah and Thai Food

Sarah's first foray into the pleasures of Thai food elicits a recollection of the very first time she and Liz hung out. Alan admits to eating something horrible. THAI HOUSE - We liked it!! Other reasons not to underage drink, yo! Our Twitter - @CommonRoomCast E-mail:...

Liz and Buffy the Vampire Slayer

Alan and Sarah take Liz on an abbreviated tour of Sunnydale. Liz can barely contain her love for Anthony Stewart Head and has some choice words for Buffy's mom re: effective parenting. "Dusted" - StoryWonk's Buffy Podcast Giles' Favorite Beef Drink -- NOW IN CHICKEN!...