About the show

Found in multiple places around the net, Jala-chan has finally made her own Place to discuss topics ranging from analyses of various forms of media to health and wellness, interviews with creators and other fabulous people, and anything else that happens to fall outside the bounds of her usual appearances as a regular co-host of Duckfeed.tv's The Level Podcast and guest on many other shows and streams.

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Episodes

  • Episode 59: The Legend of Zelda [Cartoon]

    July 5th, 2024  |  2 hrs 12 mins
    cartoon, ganon, link, super mario bros super show, the legend of zelda, video game, zelda

    Jala is joined by Greg Polander (The SNES Podcast) and Josh Covel (Still Loading) to discuss the 1989 The Legend of Zelda cartoon which aired on the Super Mario Bros. Super Show.

  • Episode 58: Burnout

    June 21st, 2024  |  3 hrs 3 mins
    anne helen petersen, book, book report, burnout, can't even, self-help, wellness

    Jala is joined by Desirée to discuss burnout, current work culture and the economy through the lens of history.

  • Episode 57: Bunraku [Movie]

    June 7th, 2024  |  2 hrs 41 mins
    action movie, adventure movie, bunraku, demi moore, gackt, josh hartnett, movie, ron perlman, woody harrelson

    Jala is joined by Moxie (The Level) and Will (Friday Night Gamecast) to discuss the star-studded 2010 surreal adventure movie Bunraku.

  • Episode 56: Biodiversity & Wellness

    May 24th, 2024  |  2 hrs 28 mins
    biology, ecology, health, microbiome, microbiomes, science, wellness

    Jala is joined by Ollie (Judging Book Covers, Media-Eval) to discuss the science of the life all around us in our immediate vicinities: our bodies, our homes and our food and how important this is to our overall wellness.

  • Episode 55: The Many Deaths of Laila Starr

    May 10th, 2024  |  1 hr 35 mins
    comic, graphic novel, laila starr, ram v, the many deaths of laila starr

    Jala is joined by Case (Men of Steel, Another Pass) to discuss Ram V's 2021 comic miniseries, The Many Deaths of Laila Starr.

  • Cutting Room Floor Ep 5: En Memoriam

    May 1st, 2024  |  24 mins 54 secs

    Jala and Dave recap the community streaming event held in honor of Chris (Vertigo2Hell) for the benefit of SAVE (Suicide Awareness Voices of Education).

  • Episode 54: Primer: A 2-Year Retrospective

    April 26th, 2024  |  2 hrs 24 mins
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    Jala is joined by Desirée and Dave (Monster Dear Monster) to discuss the breadth of the 2-year runtime of the show, inclusive of chat about general format, mission statement and a run-through of every episode topic to date.

  • Episode 53: Barbie [2023]

    April 12th, 2024  |  1 hr 55 mins
    barbie, greta gerwig, margot robbie, movie, ryan gosling

    Jala is joined by Rachel (Screen Snark) and J to discuss the 2023 Barbie movie.

  • Episode 52: Godshard Chronicles

    March 29th, 2024  |  1 hr 44 mins
    elmon dean todd, godshard, godshard chronicles, j-cat games, jrpg, video game, video games

    Jala interviews Elmon Dean Todd, creator of the Godshard series and head of J-Cat Games, about his creator-owned IP and especially his upcoming video game, Godshard Chronicles.

  • Episode 51: Dishonored [IP] Part 2

    March 15th, 2024  |  3 hrs 7 mins
    arkane studios, bethesda, corvo attano, dishonored, dishonored ip, emily kaldwin, games, video game, video games

    Jala is joined by Daniel and Miguel to discuss Arkane Studio's Dishonored video game franchise and multimedia spin-offs. In this episode they cover the spoilered plots of Dishonored 2 and Dishonored: Death of the Outsider, discuss the books and comics, and then chat lore.

  • Episode 50: Muscle Dysmorphia & Skinnyphobia

    March 1st, 2024  |  2 hrs 56 mins
    gender, masculinity, muscle dysmorphia, self-care, skinnyphobia, toxic masculinity

    Jala is joined by Moxie (The Level) and Dave Cox (Monster Dear Monster) to discuss the fear of being "too small" or "not buff enough" and how this intersects with society, self-image, and relationships.

  • Episode 49: Dishonored [IP] Part 1

    February 16th, 2024  |  3 hrs 16 mins
    arkane studios, bethesda, corvo attano, dishonored, dishonored ip, emily kaldwin, games, video game, video games

    Jala is joined by Daniel and Miguel to discuss Arkane Studio's Dishonored video game franchise and multimedia spin-offs. In this episode they cover a spoiler-free summary of the games, what is neat about them and general production info as well as a discussion of the entirety of the first game (after the spoiler wall).

  • Episode 48: Navigating Toxic Masculinity

    February 2nd, 2024  |  2 hrs 55 mins
    fatherhood, masculinity, men's mental health, parenthood, toxic masculinity

    Jala is joined by Dennis (The Level, Furia Games) and Simón to discuss how they navigate toxic masculinity as gentlemen and fathers.

  • Episode 47: Bio Zombie

    January 19th, 2024  |  1 hr 54 mins
    bio zombie, comedy, hong kong, horror, horror comedy, jordan chan, movie, sam lee, slacker comedy, wilson yip, zombie, zombie movie

    Jala is joined by Adam (BooCherry Games, Halftone Takes) and Adelaide to discuss Hong Kong's first zombie film, Bio Zombie.

  • Episode 46: Body Image & Weight Fluctuation

    January 5th, 2024  |  2 hrs 31 mins
    body dysmorphia, body image, dysmorphia, health, self-image, weight, weight fluctuation, wellness

    Jala is joined by Dave Jackson (Tales From the Backlog, A Top 3 Podcast) to discuss body image, weight fluctuation, and the ways this changes both how you are perceived, and your perception of the world around you.

  • OmakeBox Ep 1: Pozolefoot and Other Tales

    January 1st, 2024  |  8 mins 53 secs
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    In this inaugural episode of OmakeBox, Jala shares a few memories as well as some day-to-day misadventures with Dave.