Christian Spicer is a writer, producer, podcaster, video game critic, and comedian. He has written video games, comic books, and for television. Among other things, Christian wrote on season 3 of Lifetime TV’s Devious Maids, the comic book Consequences, and is currently writing on the upcoming video game Ra Ra Boom. He also writes a newsletter about video games called Let’s Chat Games that you can subscribe to for free at Tinyletter.com/christianspicer.
In addition to DLC, Christian hosted the smash-hit The Official The Last of Us podcast for Sony/Naughty Dog. He also created the stand up comedy podcast, What’s New, celebrated as a “must-listen” by Vulture, and a humorous parenting-advice podcast, Department of Parenting.
Christian helped bring Tetris to mobile phones and Apple Arcade, and he is featured as an in-game Easter egg in the video games Mortal Kombat X, and Mortal Kombat 11.
His two stand up comedy albums, Moment in Time and We’re All Going to Die, hit the top of the charts on iTunes and charted as #12 and #6 on the Billboard comedy charts.
November 17th, 2014 | 1 hr 35 mins
Jeff and Christian welcome Anthony Taormina from Gamerant.com to the show today to discuss all of the various botched launches that have been happening, Warlords of Draenor, Call of Duty Advanced Warfare, Assassin's Creed Unity, and MORE!
November 10th, 2014 | 1 hr 39 mins
Jeff and Christian welcome Xav De Matos from joystiq.com to the show this week to talk about Blizzcon, Overwatch, first person GTAV, Majora's Mask 3D, a new Tony Hawk Pro Skater, Geoff Keighley's new video game awards, and more.
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November 3rd, 2014 | 1 hr 54 mins
Jeff and Christian welcome Raj Deut from Melbourne, Australia to report on his experience at PAX Australia. Topics include the Star Citizen FPS mode debut, the "Day Zero" release of Call of Duty: Advance Warfare, the Internet Arcade, and MORE!
October 27th, 2014 | 1 hr 38 mins
Jeff & Christian welcome Cam Robinson from Gamespot UK and the Reality Check show to discuss the PS4 SharePlay update, the Xbox One price cut, 50 new things for Super Smash Bros WiiU, Titanfall's co-op mode, Assassin's Creed Unity's crazy specs and MORE!
October 20th, 2014 | 1 hr 44 mins
Jeff and Christian welcome Andrea Rene from Gametrailers and Gamespot TV to the show this week to talk about Super Smash Bros Wii U, Driveclub's release woes, photo mode in Shadow of Mordor, EVE playing like a speadsheet, and MORE!!
October 13th, 2014 | 1 hr 32 mins
Jeff and Christian welcome Brian Brushwood from Scam School, Cordkillers, and Night Attack to the show to talk about NBA 2K15's nightmarish faces, Driveclub's poor launch, a new Star Wars arcade game, Xbox's "parity clause", and MORE!
October 6th, 2014 | 1 hr 40 mins
Jeff is back from his honeymoon and he and Christian are happy to welcome Scott Johnson from Frogpant Studios back to the show as well. They talk about Blizzard's plans with Hearthstone, Titan, and more!
September 29th, 2014 | 1 hr 41 mins
With Jeff Cannata still in Italy on his honeymoon, Christian Spicer is back leading the charge. This week's he's joined by Xav de Matos from Joystiq PLUS Ify Nwadiwe from SocialTronLive and UCB! And Jeff interviews Rob Daviau, designer of Risk Legacy.
September 22nd, 2014 | 1 hr 47 mins
Jeff is now a married man and enjoying an Italian honeymoon, which means it's up to Christian to pilot the good-ship DLC. Good thing he's joined by two awesome guests: GameRant's Anthony Taormina AND Liz Reed from Cuddles and Rage!
September 15th, 2014 | 1 hr 45 mins
Jeff and Christian welcome Polygon's Deputy Reviews Editor and StreamFriends Twitch streamer, Phil Kollar back to the show this week to talk about the huge sale of Mojang to Microsoft for $2.5 billion, GTA V coming to next gen, and MORE!
September 8th, 2014 | 1 hr 41 mins
Jeff and Christian welcome their old friend from Weekend Confirmed, Andrew Yoon to the show - but now he's a bona fide game designer, with his new card game, Divorce! They discuss the free game Xbox One deal, Samsung's new VR headset, and MORE!!
September 1st, 2014 | 1 hr 40 mins
With Garnett Lee filling in for Christian this week, he and Jeff welcome special guest Rich Grisham from the Press Row Podcast to the show.
August 25th, 2014 | 1 hr 37 mins
Jeff & Christian welcome comedian, improviser, and all-around nerd, Alex Berg to the show to discuss Amazon possibly buying Twitch, new VR demos for Half-Life 2, Microsoft's DeLorean cloud gaming system, one Dad's solution to Minecraft griefers, and MORE!
August 18th, 2014 | 1 hr 45 mins
Jeff and Christian welcome Anthony Carboni from We Have Concerns and Rev3Games to the show to talk all things Gamescom and Gencon. In the Playlist, Anthony loves Hohokum, Christian loves Swapper, and Jeff loves Diablo 3 for PS4.
August 11th, 2014 | 1 hr 35 mins
Jeff and Christian welcome Devindra Hardawar from Venture Beat and the /Filmcast to the show to discuss Twich's crackdown on copyrighted music, Evolve's delay, Fantasy Flight's new X-COM and Star Wars games, the return of the Sierra brand, and more.
August 4th, 2014 | 1 hr 29 mins
Jeff and Christian welcome David Nottingham, the co-founder and creative director at Dynamighty to the show to talk about his upcoming game, Counterspy, his history working at Lucasarts and Rockstar, and his choice to develop at a smaller studio.