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 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
    pozolefoot

    In this inaugural episode of OmakeBox, Jala shares a few memories as well as some day-to-day misadventures with Dave.

  • A Glass Darkly Ep 1: Our Story

    January 1st, 2024  |  12 mins 10 secs
    erik, phantom, phantom of the opera

    In this inaugural episode of A Glass Darkly, Jala reads an original Phantom of the Opera vignette setting the stage for a potential new project. She wrote this piece in May 2023.

  • Cutting Room Floor Ep 1: Fire Emblem Redux

    January 1st, 2024  |  37 mins 16 secs
    cutting room floor, fire emblem, intelligent systems

    On the inaugural episode of bonus show Cutting Room Floor, Jala is joined by her Fire Emblem sherpa Phred to discuss what makes this SRPG series special.

  • Episode 45: The Nightly News [Comic]

    December 22nd, 2023  |  1 hr 52 mins
    comics, graphic novels, jonathan hickman, the nightly news

    Jala is joined by Case Aiken (Men of Steel, Another Pass) and Dave Cox (Monster Dear Monster) to discuss Jonathan Hickman's first comic project, The Nightly News.

  • Episode 44: Fitness AMA/Mythbusting

    December 8th, 2023  |  3 hrs 34 secs
    ama, certified personal trainer, fitness, mythbusting, nutrition, wellness

    Jala is joined by Marcus and Dave Cox to answer fitness & nutrition questions from listeners and do a little debunking of oft-cited myths in the process.

  • Episode 43: Voices of a Distant Star/She and Her Cat

    November 24th, 2023  |  1 hr 28 mins
    anime, hoshi no koe, kanojo to kanojo no neko, makoto shinkai. 彼女と彼女の猫, movie, she and her cat, voices of a distant star, ほしのこえ

    Jala is joined by Dave Cox (Monster Dear Monster) and Ollie Brady (Judging Book Covers, Mystery 8) to discuss the 2003 dual release of Makoto Shinkai's anime shorts Voices of a Distant Star (ほしのこえ) and She and Her Cat (彼女と彼女の猫).

  • Episode 42: Empathy & Emotional Intelligence

    November 10th, 2023  |  3 hrs 58 secs
    ei, emotional intelligence, empathy, eq, relationships, self-improvement

    Jala is joined by Desirée, Nick (Friday Night Gamecast) and Matt ("Fun" & Games, Screen Snark, Reignite) to discuss empathy, emotional intelligence, and why they are so crucial especially in these constantly-connected times.

  • Episode 41: SIMULACRA [IP]

    October 27th, 2023  |  3 hrs 9 mins
    horror, identity, internet, kaigan games, simulacra, video game, video games

    Jala is joined by Greg Polander (The SNES Podcast) and Josh Covel (Still Loading) to discuss Kaigan Games' found phone detective/horror game IP, SIMULACRA.