List of "Hello From the Magic Tavern" Episodes
1 Hello from the Magic Tavern March 9, 2015
"Hi. I’m Arnie. I fell through a portal behind a Burger King into the magical land of Foon. I’m still trying to get my bearings, but I have my podcasting gear and get a weak WiFi signal from the Burger King so I figured I might as well set up shop at the nearby inn and interview some people. When in Foon…"
2 Tom the Traveler March 17, 2015
"This week, a new guest joins Chunt, Usidore, and I in the Vermilion Minotaur: A common, dirty traveler named Tom. I’m hoping to hear what life outside of Hogface is like from someone who has traveled across Foon."
3 Flower March 23, 2015
"This week a talking flower named Flower will join Chunt, Usidore and I. She looks really sweet. I think we’ll be good friends."
4 The FML March 30, 2015
"This week I meet Larry Birdman, who is something of a celebrity in Foon. He is the commissioner of the Foon Mittens League, whatever that is. I hope he’s nicer than Flower."
5 Foon’s Greatest Swordsman April 6, 2015
"Wow! The greatest swordsman in all of Foon is going to be at the Vermilion Minotaur today and I get to interview him! I can’t wait to hear all about his adventures. First the commissioner of the Foon Mittens League and now Jak Vorpal! I’m basically the Ryan Seacrest of Foon."
6 The Vermilion Minotaur April 13, 2015
"After spending so much time in the Vermilion Minotaur, I finally got its owner and proprietor, Otok Barleyfoot, to be a guest on the podcast. Chunt will be there too. Usidore is already pretty drunk so I’m not sure what to expect from him."
7 Princess Trachea-Aurelia Belaroth April 20, 2015
"I get to meet my first real princess on the podcast this week. The name “Belaroth” sounds familiar."
8 Pimbly Nimblebottom April 27, 2015
"I’m told that Pimbly Nimblebottom is an imp. Finally, a real magical guest!"
9 Goblins May 4, 2015
"Now that the Vermilion Minotaur allows goblins on Sundays, I can have a few on the podcast. I still don’t really know the difference between goblins and orcs. Is it horns? I’ll find out today!"
10 Homesick May 11, 2015
"I just want to apologize in advance. I couldn’t find a guest for this episode and, frankly, I’m feeling pretty homesick."
11 The Eunuch May 18, 2015
"I found out why there are so many purple banners in town. The Chief Eunuch of Belaroth is visiting Hogsface… and he’s here to see me!"
12 Krom the Barbarian May 27, 2015
"Krom the Barbarian is going to be my guest this week. He is… a big guy."
13 Boys’ Night June 1, 2015
"Instead of a whole guest and interview and all that, Chunt, Usidore and I are just gonna hang out and chat tonight. Boys’ Night!"
14 Music of Foon June 9, 2015
"Two traveling bards are passing through Hogsface and I am going to try to convince them to be on the podcast and play some music."
15 Transdimensional Deliveryman June 15, 2015
"Boys’ night was so much fun I didn’t book a guest for this episode either, but one showed up anyway. More importantly, he can travel between dimensions. Maybe he can help me get home."
16 Spintax the Green June 22, 2015
"I finally get to meet the famous wizard Spintax the Green! Maybe I should have told Usidore he was coming…"
17 D’athaniel Quen’yarvin June 29, 2015
"This week I meet an Elven archer! Elvish archer? He’s an elf."
18 Blemish July 6, 2015
"Blemish, the creepy guy who works at the Vermilion Minotaur and brings us spiced potatoes is going to be our guest this week."
19 The Namer July 13, 2015
"Merlinda Flimpery is a Namer. She gives things names. That’s a thing in Foon."
20 The Wedding Planner July 21, 2015
"This week I meet one of the best wedding planners in Foon…assuming you’re not a tree."
21 No Arnie July 27, 2015
"Hi! It’s Chunt. I’m the host now because Arnie ran off to find Sarah in the woods. It will probably be a better show without him."
22 Sarah August 3, 2015
"She’s here! Somehow my wife, Sarah, is in Foon. I’ve been chasing her through McShingleshane forest for the last two weeks, but now she’s here!"
23 Soul Walker August 10, 2015
"I thought we’d finally do an Earth Stuff episode, but an unexpected guest showed up. I still think Blemish might be creepier, though."
24 The Plan August 17, 2015
"Ever since Usidore said The Dark Lord’s name, things have been getting a little too real. We’re still cleaning Soul Walker off of the Vermilion Minotaur’s floor. We need a plan to deal with all of this stuff. We also need Spintax the Green. He’s my guest this week."
25 Eagles August 24, 2015
"With Spintax taking care of things, we can get back to our regular podcast routine and have some normal guests on the show — that is, if you can consider two gigantic eagles normal guests."
26 Hunger Ghost September 1, 2015
"I didn’t see him at first — probably because he’s a ghost, but Chunt’s dad is sitting at our table. I’m so excited to learn more about where Chunt came from."
27 Not Dead (Live from Jangleheart Circus) September 8, 2015
"Wow. The Vermilion Minotaur is really crowded tonight. Are they here to see… us? Our old friends Spants and Glenn Miller are back to sing some songs for us and Usidore’s robes and hat seem unusually uncomfortable."
28 Forever Girl September 14, 2015
"This week I meet a little girl who will live forever! I think? I’m not super clear on the rules, but Chunt and Usidore are excited about it."
29 The Scholar (Live from XOXO 2015) September 21, 2015
"Feeling kinda down on my wedding anniversary. Hopefully chatting with a Scholar from the Great Halls Of Terr’Akkas will cheer me up."
30 The Midwife September 28, 2015
"I’m starting to get the sense that Chunt might not actually like me at all. Maybe we’ll patch things up this week while we interview a magical midwife. I have so many questions about midwifery on Foon"
31 Bridge Troll October 6, 2015
"This week we test our riddle-solving skills against an actual bridge troll. Hope he doesn’t eat us!"
32 Offices & Bosses October 12, 2015
"There’s this guy who’s always in The Vermilion Minotaur playing some kind of game with his friends. This week he’ll come on the podcast and explain how it works."
33 Spurt the Elder October 19, 2015
"Our guest this week is the greatest poet in all of Foon: Spurt the Elder. But apparently there’s another Spurt too? I don’t know. Foon is confusing."
34 Chunt for Red October October 26, 2015
"The Chunt for Red October is finally here! What better way to celebrate than to interview a pair of vampires in need. At least I think they’re in need."
35 Earth Stuff November 2, 2015
"Earth. Stuff."
36 Low Battery November 9, 2015
"Sorry, everyone. I’ve been having some computer trouble. I hope we make it through this episode okay because we have an awesome guest. Fingers crossed!"
37 Tannakin the Pinglet November 16, 2015
"I was trying to teach Usidore the Earth phrase “when pigs fly.” One thing lead to another and I met this week’s guest."
38 Letters November 23, 2015
"We’ve been getting so many emails lately, I decided to do an all letters episode. Letters night!"
39 Can the Wizard November 30, 2015
"Chunt here! Arnie’s hung over so I’m hosting the podcast this week. Usidore’s wizard-friend Can is drinking at the Vermilion Minotaur today. Maybe he’ll chat with us."
40 Chu Chu’s Chow December 7, 2015
"We venture out of the Vermilion Minotaur for a meal at Chu Chu’s Chow! Not sure what they serve, but it’s got to beat spiced potatoes."
41 Skeleton December 14, 2015
"I learn about dungeons from an actual dungeon-guarding skeleton. Nice guy!"
42 Winter Solstice December 21, 2015
"There’s a chill in the air and in Foon that could mean literally anything. But this time it means Winter Solstice! Glenn Miller and Spants join us for gift giving and traditional Solstice carols."
Bonus Episode Winter Solstice Bonus December 28, 2015
"Happy Winter Solstice everyone! The regular show will be back next week."
43 Sharks January 4, 2016
"This week I meet two Sharks, but only one of them is a literal shark. I mean I GET IT, but it still seems more confusing than it needs to be."
44 Arnor the Warrior January 11, 2016
"We’re joined by Arnor, the greatest warrior in all of Foon! People have been comparing us a lot since our names are so similar. I bet he’ll get a kick out of that."
45 The First Jew of Foon January 18, 2016
"I’ve always wondered how Judaism exists on both Earth and Foon. This week’s guest has the answer!"
46 Assassin January 25, 2016
"No guest this week. Looks like another Boys Ni–wait, who’s this guy at our table?"
47 Otok’s Quest February 1, 2016
"Finally someone in Foon is going on an actual quest. It’s not Usidore. It’s Otok Barleyfoot, off to find his daughter Activia."
48 DQ Returns February 8, 2016
"I’m going to try to keep Blemish in line while we chat with our old pal D’athaniel Quen’yarvin. Maybe I’ll say his name right this time."
49 Princess Phillipa February 15, 2016
"There’s another princess at the Vermilion Minotaur! And she seems pretty chatty. Maybe now we’ll get the real story on princess life."
50 Larry Birdman February 22, 2016
"Larry Birdman is in town for a meeting to have a meeting to form a panel to change some Mittens rules and he stops by the podcast to discuss the Mittens Super Cavalcade Part 1."
51 Baron Ragoon February 29, 2016
"This week I meet my first Foonish baron. Also my first baron!"
52 One Year March 7, 2016
"It’s my one-year anniversary in Foon and I’m going to spend it with my goon companions, Chunt and Usidore. Boys’ Night!"
53 Tom the Nominee March 14, 2016
"Last we heard from Tomblain Belaroth, his role as Danlet earned him a nomination for a Tosser Award. Now he’s back to tell us all about his experience on the Red Carpet."
54 Witch March 21, 2016
"What’s a polite word for hag?"
55 Homunculus March 28, 2016
"I always thought it was weird how Usidore saves his bodily fluids. This week I learn why. It’s still weird."
56 Dungeon Guard April 4, 2016
"This week I meet a dungeon guard named Chad. Seems nice!"
57 Dreamclimber April 11, 2016
"Meet Thretta Dreamclimber. She doesn’t get many breaks from her job of climbing into peoples dreams, but she’s spending one of them with us!"
58 Keeper of the Doom Horn April 18, 2016
"We chat with Melchoir, The Keeper of the Doom Horn that Blows at World’s End. Really hoping he doesn’t blow it."
59 Dr. Ward April 25, 2016
"This week, we’re visited by clinical psychologist Dr. Mark Ward. I can’t wait to learn about doctors in Foon!"
60 Confidential Courier May 2, 2016
"This week we talk to Jimminent Turlybirther, the Confidential Courier. What’s he couriering? We’ll see if he’ll confide."
61 Sheriff May 9, 2016
"Is there a new sheriff in town? No, she’s had this job for a while. But she’s new to me: this week I talk to Gianessa Relkorus, the first female Sheriff of Hogsface."
62 The Healer (Live from PAX East 2016) May 16, 2016
"A healer has come to Hogsface. Maybe he can help Chunt with that curse."
63 The Singing Sword May 23, 2016
"Jak Vorpal, Foon’s Greatest Swordsman, returns with his weapon/companion The Singing Sword. They have…an interesting dynamic."
64 Jamillious the Mauve May 30, 2016
"I meet Foon’s current Mauve Wizard who is also Foon’s first black wizard."
65 Dancer June 6, 2016
"We all need some cheering up in these dark times. Hopefully this dancer can do it."
66 The Curse June 13, 2016
"It feels like this may be it… our last chance to save Chunt."
67 Ooze June 20, 2016
"I stepped on some ooze in the dungeon and then became friends with it…him…them?"
68 The Princess and the Eunuch June 27, 2016
"Princess Trachea Aurealia Belaroth is back to talk about her path to the throne and who might help her make it happen."
69 Halfling Bards July 4, 2016
"As a special treat for Chunt, I’ve paid for Foon’s biggest band to make an appearance."
70 Goblin Queen July 11, 2016
"It’s goblin day at the Minotaur again and we’re joined by the Goblin Queen herself! She’s very approachable!"
71 Two Headed Conjoined Fairy Princess (Live from Stage 773 in Chicago) July 18, 2016
"The tavern is extra busy, and we have a tiny flying guest with two heads."
72 Last of the Singled Out Folk July 25, 2016
"I’m not entirely sure, but I think my next guest is in a cult."
73 Chunt's Night (Live from Stage 773 in Chicago) August 1, 2016
"The weekly variety show hosted by Chunt, the King of the Badgers, at the Vermillion Minotaur."
74 Letters and Packages August 8, 2016
"Time to catch up on our many letters and packages."
75 Make-Up Artist August 15, 2016
"An ambitious young make-up artist from the Unmarked Territories is ready to join Usidore’s quest."
76 Pandenomicon August 22, 2016
"I found these resonance stones in Spintax’s old hat."
77 The Baron and the Frog August 29, 2016
"This week I’m excited to meet Foon’s first Unicorn dentist."
78 The Bandit King (Live from the Steppenwolf Theater in Chicago) September 5, 2016
"The tavern is busy, and the Bandit King is here!"
79 Real Estate Agent September 12, 2016
"You should never cross a dragon, a wizard, a flower, or my next guest…"
80 Inta and Nerf September 19, 2016
"It’s Sunday in the tavern so let’s talk to two of our old goblin friends."
INTERLUDE INTERLUDE - Mirror World September 26, 2016
"Checking in with the evil alternate Foon, where Arnie is evil, Chunt is evil and Usidore is evil."
81 Siren October 3, 2016
"Let this week’s episode be a song that draws you in. You’ll be okay."
82 Chunt for Red October 2: Clear and Present Badger October 10, 2016
"It’s time again for Chunt’s annual blood drive for local vampires. Usidore is unusually excited."
83 Tree October 17, 2016
"We need some cheering up so we’re having Pizza Skull sit-in as a temporary co-host. Also, our guest is a talking tree."
84 Memory Gremlin October 24, 2016
"We’re still testing out new co-hosts, so I invited the Memory Gremlin to join us and help us remember an old friend."
85 Unicorn October 31, 2016
"We have something extra magical in the tavern this week, a unicorn named Windsprinkle."
86 Overworked Fairy November 7, 2016
"This week we learn what life is like for the fairy-folk."
87 Missing Fathers (Live from Now Hear This November 14, 2016
"The tavern is very busy. Let’s talk to the Pandenomicon, a sentient vapor… and maybe someone else."
88 Dragonborn November 21, 2016
"This week I interview a lizard guy who’s here to fix up the tavern."
89 Jyn’Leeviyah the Red (w/ Felicia Day) November 28, 2016
"At long last, we get to meet the object of Usidore’s wizardly affections."
90 Dwarf (w/ Jon Gabrus) December 5, 2016
"Let’s have a few drinks and talk about the adventures of the dwarf, Lager Brewerhead."
91 Magic Turkey (w/ Scott Adsit, Live from the Chicago Podcast Festival) December 12, 2016
"It seems like a good time of year to interview a magical turkey."
92 Resonance Stone December 19, 2016
"You know, it’s been a long time since checked in with Otok, Flower and Krom. How is their quest going?"
92.1 Winter Solstice Bonus 2016 December 26, 2016
"A new song and a big announcement you’re going to want to hear. The regular show will be back next week."
93 Goblin General January 2, 2017
"Seems like about time to check back in with the goblins and see how their plan to rise up and take over all of Foon is going."
94 Sarah for Real January 9, 2017
"My name is Sarah Maher. And I’m trapped in the magical land of Foon. But I’m continuing this podcast with Chunt and Usidore."
95 Tom the Spy January 16, 2017
"Prince Tomblain has infiltrated Shrike to spy on the Baron and Dark Lord. It’s time to hear what he’s learned."
96 Mic Test January 23, 2017
"Testing out mobile recording for the show. Let’s… get out of the tavern…"
97 Kobold January 30, 2017
"Time to stock up on supplies for our quest. And we’ve met a kobold who’s selling stuff."
98 King of the Badger February 6, 2017
"I do want to talk about badger stuff."
99 Push Ups (w/ Michael Hitchcock and Erin Whitehead live from San Francisco Sketchfest) February 13, 2017
"We’re leaving on our quest in one week. But first… we talk to a butterfly and a reverse mermaid."
100 Usidore's Quest February 20, 2017
"Let’s talk to Usidore’s fellowship of heroes before we set off on our journey to defeat the Dark Lord."
100A INTERLUDE - Chicago February 27, 2017
"This week on WKRH, guest host Sarah Maher discusses her paranormal disappearance and cross stitching."
100B INTERLUDE - Cowboy World March 6, 2017
"Hello from the Dusty Saloon! Let’s check in with the town of Hogswood."
100C INTERLUDE - Scenes from Foon March 13, 2017
"The Mysterious Man and Craig listen in on Arnor the Warrior, Axelrod the Real Estate Agent, Princess Belaroth the Play Producer and more."
S02E01 The Podcast March 20, 2017
"Whatever happened to the man from Earth, the badger and the wizard?"
S02E02 Birdman of Hogsface March 27, 2017
"Larry Birdman returns to catch us up on the rules he’d like to change in the game of Mittens."
S02E03 Satyr and Beholder (w/ Elliott Kalan and Stuart Wellington from The Flop House) April 3, 2017
"We learn more about the arts from a goat man and a giant floating eyeball."
S02E04 Not the Sheriff April 10, 2017
"We interview a mysterious guard with a vaguely familiar and unconvincing voice."
S02E05 Jayme and Sayme April 17, 2017
"The Baron stops by with his odd twin children Jayme and Sayme."
S02E06 Mouse April 24, 2017
"A little talking mouse named Momo joins us in the tavern."
S02E07 Carfoonist (Live from Emerald City Comic Con) May 1, 2017
"The Baron finds an old episode Arnie forgot to upload, from two days before the seige of Hogsface. Our hosts learn about magic paint from a 'carfoonist.'"
S02E08 Dripfang May 8, 2017
"The Dark Lord’s Chef Inquisitor pays a visit. And that is not a typo."
S02E09 Herbalists May 15, 2017
"Magic can’t solve everything. Maybe the Milkweeds can help us with some natural remedies. Also, Chunt is now in a power position."
S02E010 Bro-taur (w/ Colt Cabana) May 22, 2017
"We interview a muscular half man, half animal… only he’s not sure exactly what the animal half is."
S02E011 Surveillance Spider (w/ Cory Doctorow) May 29, 2017
"The Dark Lord may be spying on the people of Foon, and we’ve got one of his surveillance spiders in the tavern, ready to tell the tale."
S02E012 Unwed Mother June 5, 2017
"Daphne the overworked mother is helping to run the tavern on behalf of the Dark Lord. Also, Chunt’s new guard friend seems very strange."
S02E013 Gargoyle Girl June 12, 2017
"We meet a female gargoyle and get yelled at more by Daphne."
S02E014 Elf Help June 19, 2017
"DQ the elf is back and he has word of a resistance force growing strength in the forest."
S02E015 But What About Flower? June 26, 2017
"We learn what Flower has been up to recently. Also, what’s taking breakfast so long."
S02E016 Tom the Girlfriend July 3, 2017
"Baron Ragoon has brought his new girlfriend to the Tavern. She seems vaguely familiar. Also, Blemish is around."
S02E017 Crazy Jared July 10, 2017
"Lots of things are changing in the tavern. But can Blemish ever change?"
S02E018 The Basement July 17, 2017
"Arnie and Usidore sneak into the basement while Chunt distracts Blemish."
S02E019 Momo July 24, 2017
"Momo the mouse is back with important messages about defeating the Dark Lord."
S02E020 King Krom July 31, 2017
"Krom the warrior is back, but he’s been moving up in the world."
S02E021 Gnome August 7, 2017
"We meet a gnome named Aprel and learn several important lessons about friendship."
S02E022 Twins August 14, 2017
"Jayme and Sayme the creepy twin children of Baron Ragoon are back and stranger than ever. Also, Chunt is trying out some secret names for himself."
S02E023 Used Horse Salesman August 21, 2017
"Ex-squire Rocky Cocodino is here to sell some lightly used warhorses."
S02E024 Book Club - The Great Gatsby August 28, 2017
"A wizard, a witch, a badger, a flower, a Chicagoan and a humunculous made of bodily fluids all try to understand the Earth book ‘The Great Gatsby."
S02E025 Sit in a Circle (w/ Todd Barry, Janet Varney, Cole Stratton, Matt Besser & Danielle Schneider live from Outside Lands Fest) September 4, 2017
"An especially lively night in the tavern with visits from a raven, a warrior elf, an ill child, a giant dwarf and a fairy decorator."
S02E026 A Short One September 11, 2017
"I don’t know… what if… we did a short one?"
S02E027 But What About Forever Girl? September 18, 2017
"Eternia the Forever Girl is back to let us know what life is like for her under the Dark Lord’s reign. Also, believe it or not, part of the riddle gets solved."
S02E028 Gettin' Nuts (w/ Paul F. Tompkins, Live from Now Hear This in New York) September 25, 2017
"Usidore and Chunt’s spin-off podcast is visited by a dapper faun named Mister Chauncey, a series of bats and a talking acorn."
S02E029 Nymph October 2, 2017
"A Forest Nymph stops by to help spread the word on Nymph Awareness Month. Also… special note for Rusty: stop listening at about 38 minutes in."
S02E030 Chunt For Red October 3 - The Sum Of All Rears October 9, 2017
"Vampires seem to be avoiding Chunt’s annual blood drive, so instead we interview a werewolf."
S02E031 Bard, Elf and Fortune Teller (Live from Chicago) October 16, 2017
"The Tavern is packed with people, including a mysterious bard, DQ the elf and an amateur fortune teller. Also, Usidore conjures images from Arnie’s home: Chicago."
S02E032 Dark Lord’s Birthday Party October 23, 2017
"We sneak into the Dark Lord’s party and mingle amongst his evil partygoers all as part of a plan to kill the Dark Lord."
S02E033 Necromancer Performance Review October 30, 2017
"It’s time to talk to Dripfang the Chef Inquisitor about how evil he is and if he can do his job better."
S02E034 Pulcifer the Unassuming (w/ Mike Pesca) November 6, 2017
"We’re joined by a very famous guest… or, rather, his father was famous. He seems okay. It’s Pulcifer the Unassuming."
S02E035 New Guy (Live from Brooklyn) November 13, 2017
"It’s a busy night in the tavern. We talk to a prolific but cursed bard, a guy who just moved to town with his wife and a beloved old longtime sponsor."
S02E036 Blessed Troll November 20, 2017
"We’re visited by a troll that has been both blessed and cursed with special powers."
S02E037 Crone November 27, 2017
"We’re joined by a withered old crone that makes delicious baked goods and steals water."
S02E038 Treasure Chest December 4, 2017
"This large treasure chest has just been sitting near our table for years. Let’s open it."
S02E039 nymbee and Grundle (w/ Paul and Storm) December 11, 2017
"Foon’s most famous band is back to play a few more songs before they break up again."
S02E040 Cockatrice (w/ Laura Grey) December 18, 2017
"Chicken on top? Dragon on bottom? Let’s talk to a cockatrice!"
S02E041 Blue Chris-Must (w/ Jessica McKenna and Zach Reino from Off Book) December 25, 2017
"It’s Winter Solstice time again and music is in the air. And we’re visited by two Great Blue Tigers."
S02E042 Tomorrow (w/Jordan Klepper Live from NYCC) January 8, 2018
"The Tavern is packed with a phoenix, a will o’ the wisp and more."
S02E043 Former Bird (w/ Joel Kim Booster) January 15, 2018
"We talk to a boy who used to be a bird."
S02E044 Deputy Weaver of Parallel Truths (w/ David Plotz live from Washington D.C.) January 22, 2018
"We interview a mouth piece of the Dark Lord in a packed tavern. We’re also joined by a solo nymbee of nymbee and Grundle. (Recorded live at the historic Sixth & I synagogue in Washington D.C.)"
S02E045 Night of the Oversharing Dead January 29, 2018
"The tavern is quiet but the dead will walk and spill their secrets this night. Also, Chunt has a new friend!"
S02E046 Lightbringers of Hogsface February 5, 2018
"We’ve formed a council to help run Hogsface, and invited Momo the mouse with human strength, Jak Vorpal and the Singing Sword."
S02E047 Mittens Returns February 12, 2018
"Larry Birdman, the commissioner of the Foon Mittens League, is back with good news about Hogsface’s bid to get a new Mittens team."
S02E048 Eunuch Tutor February 19, 2018
"Benedict Whisperbrew returns to Hogsface for a eunuch parade."
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