Saturday, June 30, 2012

Thursday, June 28, 2012

See Dana this weekend at Florida Supercon!

Below are some of Dana's highlights for the upcoming weekend:

Friday June 29, 2012 6:15pm - 7:15pm @ FSC MAIN EVENTS STAGE (East Wing, 1st Floor) (Miami Airport Convention Center)
It's the Adult Swim panel! Dana Snyder, Andy Sipes, Dino Stamatopulos, Lear Bunda and Jon Schenepp work hard on a daily basis to bring you the most awesome (and most incomprehensible) shows ever! Meet the stars and creators of Frankenhole, Aqua Teen Hunger Force, Morel Orel, Sipes Stories, Metalocalypse, Squidbillies, The Venture Brothers and much more!

Saturday June 30, 2012 2:30pm - 3:30pm @ BALLROOM 2 (Miami Airport Convention Center)
Dana Snyder takes the stage with pals Andy Sipes and Jon Schnepp for a Q&A/Panel that can only be called... Master Shake Tells It Like It Is!

Saturday June 30, 2012 9:00pm - 11:00pm @ BALLROOM 1 (Miami Airport Convention Center)
The Friday Night VIP party, featuring our celebrity guests is open to VIP Badge holders only. The event is 2 Hours and there is an Open Bar. Dana Snyder is a scheduled speaker.

Sunday July 1, 2012 12:45pm - 1:45pm @ BALLROOM 2 (Miami Airport Convention Center)
So... you want to be a voice actor? Join voice acting industry stars Richard Horvitz, Dana Snyder, Brittney Karbowski and Larry Kenney for a discussion about what it takes to break into the voice acting biz, be it animation, anime, radio or advertising.

Sunday July 1, 2012 2:00pm - 2:20pm @ ROOM 201
FSC's official podcast, The Florida Super Cast interviews DANA SNYDER! Interviews will be broadcast live during the show on Attendees can watch and listen to the podcast from out side the studio.

Sunday July 1, 2012 4:00pm - 5:00pm @ FSC MAIN EVENTS STAGE (East Wing, 1st Floor) (Miami Airport Convention Center)
Dana Snyder, Andy Sipes and Jon Schnepp take the stage to meet with fans and discuss their plans for world domination... or at least domination of the animation world!

The full schedule is here

Nora Ephron's "Lady Movies"

Nora Ephron passed away this week. She was a wonderful writer and wrote two of the films mentioned in this exchange from KEN P.D. SNYDECAST #63: Go Green!:

Dana: I love all movies except lady movies.
Ken: Now, what's your definition of lady movies?
Dana: You know, Thelma and Louise, A Room With A View, The English Patient uh… whatever that f***ing thing… The Women-The Sisterhood of the Traveling Pants. Need I go on?

Ken: Yeah!
Dana: A movie that only appeals to ladies.
Ken: I want to see how many you can name, now.
Dana: What?
Ken: I want to see how many you can name, now.
Dana: That's all I'm gonna name because I can't think of any more.
Ken: What about, uh, When Harry Met Sally?
Dana: Uh… almost a lady movie. 'cept it has Billy Crystal in it who I assume is appealing to no woman… so…
Ken: …and Bruno Kirby.
Dana: Right.
Ken: and Carrie Fisher.
Dana: Yeah. Okay. Enough with the cast list!
Ken: I'm just sayin'.
Dana: Which… alright let's do this for a little bit. Lady movie, or not lady movie?
Ken: (laughs) Sleepless in Seattle
Dana: Definite lady movie. Although I have seen it.
Ken: Okay… Princess Bride.
Dana: Not a lady movie. On first sight you might think it's a lady movie but it's actually not. Because once again, Billy Crystal is in it.

 Maybe "lady movies" aren't your thing, either. But still, I suggest you look into the work of Nora Ephron. There is probably something in there that you'll enjoy!

Wednesday, June 27, 2012

Another theme park picture

This popped up on the internet recently:
It was spotted by Jon Eadler and now you can stare at it.

That's Dana in the center of the back row of the Walt Disney World Animal Kingdom attraction Dinosaur.

Tuesday, June 26, 2012

When have you claimed to be slightly dyslexic?

Here is a video with clips from a couple of Ken PD Snydecast episodes.

This gives us a peek into how memorable the on air conversations are to Ken and Dana:

Monday, June 25, 2012

Tower of Terror 2

You remember this pic Ken tweeted this weekend:
Andrew Dawson (of the Dawson Bros comedy writing team) responded with this brilliant idea:

I'd love to see it! Or maybe Ken and Dana nonplussed at great moments in history:

The possibilities are endless!

Friday, June 22, 2012

MORE Tommy Cooper

Yesterday we looked at a video of Tommy Cooper. Tommy was mentioned on KEN P.D. SNYDECAST #150: Golden Soles Part II.

The boys talked about his sad death onstage and Ken's assertion that he was famous in England and Dana's assertion that "that doesn't count as famous."
Dana later relents after seeing a clip of Tommy performing.

Enjoy the, "famous in England" and FAMOUS ON SNYDECAST, Tommy Cooper:

Thursday, June 21, 2012

The Death Podcasts

KEN P.D. SNYDECAST #151: So Very Black was the death podcast. Ken and Dana talked about deaths that occurred on stage or in films.

It was sad.

Also, death is mentioned on KEN P.D. SNYDECAST #150: Golden Soles Part II:

They mention a video they watched of Tommy Cooper having a heart attack on stage. They ask that the video not be posted on this site.

I don't blame them. I don't even want to see it.

Instead, here is a very funny sketch where Tommy DOESN'T die:

If you still need a little death, I found a video of the FUNNIEST death scenes in movies!

It includes this one:
 and this one:
 and this one:
You can watch it by clicking HERE.

Wednesday, June 20, 2012

The Crayola Factory

On KEN P.D. SNYDECAST #153: Fat Fat Fatty Dana mentions that Crayola crayons are made in his hometown of Easton PA.

It's true!

The Crayola factory (aka The Crayola Experience... it's not just a factory, it's an EXPERIENCE) is located at 30 Centre Square, Easton, PA.

You will know you have arrived because a giant box of crayons is spilling from the top of the building:

In side you will find a giant coffee cup filled with CRAYONS.

Kid's sit under it and color as their parents sip the house blend of crayon flavored coffee.

On display are the ACTUAL Crayons that Dennis Rodman used to color his hair (circa 1997):

I wanted to find a video of this factory and I found a doozy. Originally aired on Sesame Street, it shows how the crayons are made.

First Ed pours in the crayon pulp:

Then Mabel chips out crayon points using only her finger nails:
 Then the crayons are passed through a giant metal colon and out the "cray-nus":

Check it out:


Monday, June 18, 2012

Thursday, June 14, 2012

Dana Snyder to appear at San Diego Comic Con 2012

Gas up the car or get your plane tickets! You NEED to get your ass to San Diego for Comic Con (July 12-15, 2012.)

Dana will be moderating the Aqua Teen Hunger Force and Squidbillies panel on Friday 7/13 and then signing autographs at the Adult Swim booth.

The Adult Swim booth at Comic Con is always amazing. Take a look at some of the past Adult Swim booths:

Don't forget! Dana will be at the FLORIDA SUPERCON which runs JUNE 29 - JULY 2, 2012.

Tuesday, June 12, 2012

Dana Snyder in White Knight Chronicles: International Edition

This is the Japanese video game that Dana provided a voice for:

Dana plays Belcitane:

There is a great video of one of Dana's scenes in the game:

The Ken PD Snydecast LOST episode

Here is something that has been fascinating me lately:

KEN P.D. SNYDECAST #68: Snyde-lympics - Ken & Dana return with a special live show direct from the Miami Anime Supercon. It’s raw, it’s wild, it’s unpredictable, and we guarantee it’s almost listenable. Well, barely listenable. We’ll be back proper next week… Promise.
Do you remember this one? I listened to it recently... or at least I tried to.

It's a live episode from 2008. As Ken said on the next episode, the mic on the recorder was picking up the sound (not the external mic they spoke into.)

What you get is an echo-y episode, where you can hear a girl in the front row far clearer than Dana or Ken.

In addition to Dana and Ken there are a few guests. You hear Widgett Walls throughout and you definitely hear Jay Edwards introduced.

Here are some of the comments from the post on

Tyler Says:November 7th, 2008 at 3:31 pmWow, this is pretty ruff. I was there and can barely tell what’s going on.

Jake Says:November 7th, 2008 at 4:51 pmGood grief guys! Where was the mic during this whole thing? It sounds like it was recorded from a ventilation shaft in the ceiling. This does not live up to the award winning Snyecast name!

CharlesT Says:November 7th, 2008 at 10:34 pmNow that I’ve listened. I have to agree the audio was pretty bad. Sadly, for the multi-tasker’s podcast, I found myself having to listen so closely to what was going on that I couldn’t do anything else. Even then, it was still only brief moments that I understood what was being said. Still, a snydecast is a snydecast.

ramon Says:November 8th, 2008 at 9:20 pmwow this is to this podcast what revolution #9 was to the white album, an experimental masterpiece. A complete innovation in the world of podcasting, it was borderline white noise for the most part with faint notions of dana and ken and a few other people throughout. The best way to describe it would have to be, art.

sam Says:November 8th, 2008 at 10:21 pmlisten to the last couple of minutes it’s easier to hear because we were closer to the mics.

Here is what I wonder.... is there anything that can be done to fix this? Is there an audio engineer out there that can remaster this or something?

Let's hope someone is out there will the skills to resurrect this episode!

Pull up KEN P.D. SNYDECAST #68: Snyde-lympics run it through an equalizer or something! We need to hear this!

History has been recorded... poorly.

Sunday, June 10, 2012

Fan art: Ken PD Snydecast rises from the GRAVE

I received this piece of art from Aussie Snydecast fan Scott Lane:
 Here's hoping the world's greatest podcast rises soon:

Thursday, June 7, 2012

Dana adjusts his pants

Ken P.D. Snydecast #175 Stone Cold Stache features talk of Ken's Wikipedia page: 

When the subject of the photo is brought up Ken says "it's a good thing they cropped out you adjusting your pants in the background."


Let's see the whole image:

Wednesday, June 6, 2012

A Second Listen: KEN P.D. SNYDECAST #66: Make Life A Jamboree

KEN P.D. SNYDECAST #66: Make Life A Jamboree is a fun episode from 2008.

Early on we have a pop-in by Dana's wife Sweetie and we hear a long segment of an interview Ken did with Ricky Gervais discussing the vegetable like properties of tomatoes.
We also get to hear Ken do impressions of several Muppets and the boys talk about the FAO Schwartz Whatnot Muppets.

They also discuss E. T. The Ride at Universal Studios:

The show goes on to discuss Dana's upcoming trip to Australia.

The show ends with Gonzo singing Jamboree. Both Dana and Ken promise to post the video of Gonzo singing the song.

 Until now, this promise has been unfulfilled. Today I keep the promise for them:

No go! Listen to KEN P.D. SNYDECAST #66: Make Life A Jamboree again!

Ken's postcard

Ken tweeted a pic of a post card he's sending himself from vacation.

It reads:


Tuesday, June 5, 2012

Ken Takes Manhattan

Yesterday we got an update from Plume, as he was visiting NYC:

Ken will be at BlogWorld on Wednesday June 6th.  He is on a panel entitled "The Multiple Ways To Make Money With Your Podcast."

Here is more info from the event website:

There are a number of ways that podcasters have found to generate serious income from their podcasting efforts. This panel session is made up of Podcasting experts that have tried and succeeded at monetizing podcasts using multiple methods. Session moderator Rob Walch, from Today in iOS and Wizzard Media, is joined by Chemda Khalili from Keith and the Girl, Paul Colligan from, and Ken Plume producer of the SModcast Network. These panelists will share their tips and advice on monetizing a podcast. Come prepared with your questions as this is one Q & A session you can’t afford to miss.
Key Points
1. You'll learn that really is possible to make money from your podcast.
2. You'll be able to go home and put one or more of these strategies into place with your podcasting efforts.

Monday, June 4, 2012

Mail time: Did Ken eat a squirrel?

Yes, it's time to dip into the Snydemail bag and see what's in there...

Hey there, Wienerbreath! 
So I was giving episode 61 of the Snydecast another listen at work today, and at one point the boys discuss Brunswick Stew (specifically, whether it is pork or chicken-based.) Curious myself, I looked it up on a certain online encyclopedia which shall not be named. This line in particular caught my interest (bolded for emphasis): "Most recipes claiming authenticity call for squirrel or rabbit meat, but chicken, pork, and beef are also common ingredients."
Just knowing that there's a possibility, no matter how minuscule, that our very own Kenneth Plume may actually have unwittingly ingested squirrel meat at some point in his life gives me great hope that anything is possible in this world.  
Thank you, Snydecast. Thank you. 

Now, after reading this I took another listen to  KEN P.D. SNYDECAST #61: Mega-Giga-Uber-Super-Size-A-Thon.

Here is the conversation:

Ken: Brunswick Stew.
Dana: Brunswick Stew? There's not chicken in Brunswick Stew!
Ken: Yes, there is. Depends on where you get it. A BBQ place near here mixes in both pork and chicken in the Brunswick Stew.
Dana: Ah, OK.The only time I had that was in Atlanta. Then I realized Brunswick Stew is the same going into your body as it is coming out. It looks no different.
Ken: It's a quick path.
Dana: It takes a toboggan ride through your upper and lower GI.
Ken: But it tasted good, right?
Dana: Yes, but good lord. I think it's all recycled.

Well, who knows. North Carolina does have some fantastic and AUTHENTIC BBQ. But is there enough squirrel out there to keep the menu stocked?

Dana on Saved by the Bell?

On KEN P.D. SNYDECAST #153: Fat Fat Fatty Dana mentions that when he was in college he flew to Chicago and auditioned for Saved by the Bell: The New Class.

Dana said he read for the part of Barton 'Weasel' Wyzell (which eventually went to Isaac Lidsky.)

But imagine what things would have been like if Snydley had gotten the part...

Eh, I probably still wouldn't have watched it.


Grab some Miller Lite and check out the first episode of Saved by the Bell: The New Class.