Podcast Archive

  • DoxCast #214: Return to Dominaria: The Set Review

    The Magic set 25 years in the making is here! From new fans to original, there has not been this much excitement for a set in years. Legendary cards at every rarity, cards that feature the stories of magic past, and amazing art. It’s all in Return to Dominaria. Join Rich Early, Matt Serani, Kyle […]

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  • DoxCast #213: Family Quest Knight

    From the Buermann family to yours, Paradox plays host to an incredible day of gaming for all ages. What’s it all about? Why can’t you miss it? Tune in right here, right now for some laughs and all the information you could possibly ever want as Rich Early and Josh Trumbo are joined by Jordan, […]

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  • DoxCast #212: Live from Portland: Image Expo and Comics Pro

    Paradox’s very own Richard John Early and Darren Gregson made their way to Portland last month for 2 blockbuster comic events all in one short week. They met everyone from Todd McFarlane to Robert Kirkman and so much more. And now they are live in studio to tell you all about what they learned and […]

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  • DoxCast #211: Talking Board Games with Jerry Hawthorne!

    Jerry Hawthorne, designer of “Mice and Mystics” and “Stuffed Fables” joins Rich Early and Josh Trumbo to chat about where his love of board gaming began, how tinkering with someone else’s game got him into the board gaming industry, current trends, bridging the gap between casual and hobby board gaming, and much, much more! This […]

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  • DoxCast #210: Star Wars Legion with Alex Davy

    The front of the box says: Designed by Alex Davy. So who else would you want to guide us through the first wave of the most anticipated Star Wars game in years? Alex joins us by skype to tell us everything we want to know and more. We recorded with a huge audience and you […]

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  • DoxCast #209: Who you gonna call? Erik Burnham!

    Ghost-busting is only the beginning of this interview with Erik. Listen to the story of how a career in comic writing comes to be. Oh, and did we mention all the puns? Because there are puns. Lots of them. You’ll laugh, you’ll cry, and you’ll hear from how Erik turned complaining in chat rooms into […]

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  • DoxCast #208: Politics and Tabletop

    We’re joined by one of the most intersting people we know, Professor Tom Ambrosio! You may know him from the game tables, from Extra Life, or from seeing the fez, but that’s just a part of who he is. Join us for a great conversation about how you fall in love with your hobby and […]

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  • DoxCast #207: Paradox Comic Block with Phil Hester!

    Josh Trumbo and Brad Meixner invade FM ComicCon with the Paradox Comic Block and sit down with comic writer/artist Phil Hester! Phil has worked for both DC and Marvel on series like Green Arrow, Swamp Thing, Ant-Man, and so many more, not to mention creator-owned projects like the Eisner-Award winning book The Wretch. Learn about […]

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  • DoxCast #206: Star Wars Legion

    Join Richard John Early and Josh Trumbo as they chat with Leo Andrie of the JodoCast about Star Wars games, from the old Decipher CCG and West End Games RPG to the upcoming Star Wars Legion! Get all the details on this great new war game and be sure to tune into the ParadoxCNC Twitch […]

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  • Doxcast #205: Comic Con and Nerd Talk

    It’s the best time of the year for comic and pop culture fans all over the area. Tune in and find out why you can’t miss the F/M Comic Con. And here’s the main man Tony Tilton himself who loves to talk nerd stuff with Richard John Early.

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  • Doxcast #204: Random Chits and Chats

    Hosts Richard John Early and Josh Trumbo sit down with no particular agenda in mind and talk a bit about the state of the podcast (as well as some potential future guests), the Super Bowl, the upcoming Solo: A Star Wars Story, and Stuffed Fables. It’s a little bit of everything and a whole lot […]

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  • Doxcast #203: Donny Cates —‘Nuff Said!

    From Redneck and God Country to Thanos and Doctor Strange, the many works and talents of Donny Cates are on display for this week’s episode. We are honored to have the chance to sit down and talk about comic life, growing up a comic fan, and becoming a comics professional. Join Richard John Early, Josh […]

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  • Doxcast #202: Renegade Games with Sara Erickson

    We sat down with the sales and marketing director of one of our favorite board game publishers, Renegade Games. We talk about everything from how they choose their games to bee keeping to kickstarter and what the future holds. Join us for this great opportunity on the latest Doxcast with: Josh Trumbo, Brad Meixner, and […]

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  • Doxcast #200 Part 2: Double Sized Anniversary BiCentennial Episode!!

    Celebrating 200 episodes of the podcast about all things Paradox Comics-N-Cards and nerd world. Join Rich, Josh, Darren, and Brad as we start our recap of 2017 by tackling some of the best books of the year as well as the major events that stood out. It’s part two of our anniversary that was just […]

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  • Doxcast #201: Rivals of Ixalan

    It’s the most wonderful time of the year for all MTG fans as a brand new set is at hand! We’re discussing how Rivals really completes all of the things Ixalan kicked off by rounding out the creature types and adding some potentially powerful new cards to Magic lore. Join Caleb Larsen, Kyle Rehome, and […]

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  • Doxcast #200 Part 1: Double Sized Anniversary BiCentennial Episode!!

    Celebrating 200 episodes of the podcast about all things Paradox Comics-N-Cards and nerd world. Join Rich, Josh, Darren, and Brad as we start our recap of 2017 by tackling the board game market from publishing to final product. It’s part one of our anniversary that was just too much for one week!

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  • DoxCast #199: The Last Jedi

    It’s one of the biggest Doxcasts ever!!! Join Richard John Early, Josh Trumbo, Darren Gregson, and Brad Meixner for a massive discussion of the latest Star Wars movie. Fans across the galaxy are reacting to this and we try to tackle it from all angles. Listen and let us know what you think when you’re […]

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  • DoxCast #198: Dungeons and Dragons: organized play, home games, and how does D&D stack up against all the other RPGs coming out?

    It’s a special Doxcast full of musings and information about D&D. We discuss what it means to come to Paradox and take part in the Adventurer’s League, including all the ins and outs of what’s allowed and what isn’t. Plus Richard John Early and John Laitinen talk about a host of other RPGs currently out […]

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  • DoxCast #197: On Bendis, DC, and Marvel

    Here’s our analysis of one of the biggest creators ever to switch teams. We recorded the week it happened so here were our instant reactions. Join Brad Meixner, Darren Gregson, and Richard John Early as they give their opinions and predictions.

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  • DoxCast #196: It’s 11:57 on the DoxCast and We Feel Fine

    After more than 30 years, DC has finally gone all in on a sequel to Alan Moore and Dave Gibbons classic. Settle in for a special Doxcast with Darren Gregson and Richard John Early as we discuss what it all means.

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  • DoxCast #195: The Extra Life That Was

    This year’s marathon is in the books and it was maybe our best ever. We’re headed for our highest fundraising total and we had more involvement than in any year so far. This episode is a love letter to everyone involved. Join Richard John Early, Steve Dekrey, Brad Meixner, and Josh Trumbo as we discuss […]

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  • DoxCast #194: Black Friday = Buy 2 / Get 1 Free

    What’s this? Just the biggest, baddest, most spectaluar-est sale of the whole year at your favorite comic and game shop. Join us as we explain it all and give you our suggestions for incredible items to take advantage of this once a year blockbuster!

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  • DoxCast #193: The Paradox Comic Block LIVE from ValleyCon Part 2!

    It’s part two of the Doxcast live from Valleycon!! What’s a shared universe when we talk about comic movies and is it a good thing? And how do you actually make comics? Everything from big screen speculation to how to ink your own panels, don’t miss another exciting episode!

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  • DoxCast #192: Extra Life 2017 Part 2: The Stevening

    Rich Early and Josh Trumbo find a haven amongst the hustle and bustle of ValleyCon to sit down and talk with Fargo/Moorhead Extra Life Guild Leader Steve Dekrey about the upcoming event. Steve has joined the podcast in the past to talk about his connection with Sanford Children’s Hospital and what Extra Life means to […]

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  • DoxCast #191: The Paradox Comic Block LIVE from ValleyCon!

    This past weekend, Josh Trumbo, Darren Gregson, and Richard John Early recorded live with a cast of thousands. We present for you here, good listeners, 2 segments from our great event. We take on the topic of how to start reading comics including all the obstacles and unknowns. Then as a bonus we show you […]

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  • DoxCast #190: ValleyCon

    Special guest Tony Tilton joins Rich Early and Josh Trumbo to discuss this year’s ValleyCon and all the great guests and events going on therein! Tune in to learn all about why you can’t miss this year’s convention which runs from October 20th-22nd, and visit valleycon.com to register and learn even more about it!

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  • DoxCast #189: Tabletop: Cast the Ritual

    Cliff Stornel, board game designer and founder of Cliffside Games joins Josh Trumbo to discuss his latest card game – Cast the Ritual – which is coming to Kickstarter 10/24/17. Check out http://cliffsidegames.ca to stay updated!

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  • DoxCast #188: Extra Life Kick Off

    This Saturday we’re kicking off the countdown to the big Extra Life gaming marathon on November 4th and we’re here to tell you all about our favorite charity. Join Richard John Early, Josh Trumbo, and Emily McDaniels for everything you need to know to play games, heal kids, and be a hero.

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  • DoxCast #187: Dinosaurs, pirates, and magic! Oh my!

    It’s Ixalan prerelease weekend and the Dox team sat down with a preview of this awesome set! Join Kyle Rehome, Matt Serani, Caleb Larsen and Richard John Early to kick off the adventures into the unkown wilds of Ixalan! We’ve got our favorite cards, the storyline, the mechanics, the Planeswalkers, and of course dinosaurs, pirates, […]

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  • DoxCast #186: Batman / Harley Quinn Day

    Harley Quinn takes over the annual Batman Day to celebrate her 25th anniversary and the Jedi Counsel takes over the Doxcast to talk about it. We welcome Katie Gordon and Brandon Saxton to the show as we discuss Batman’s greatest friends and foes and find out why anyone would choose to live in Gotham. Plus […]

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  • DoxCast #185: Dungeons and Dragons: Enter the Tomb of Annihilation

    The latest book for the world’s greatest role playing game is here and along with it updates to the Paradox Adventurer’s League play. Join Richard John Early, John Laitinen, and Ken Landers as we take a look at the new book and fill you in on how and when to play here every week.

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  • DoxCast #184: Comics: The End of a (Secret) Empire

    Rich Early and Josh Trumbo, joined by Darren Gregson, sit down to once again discuss Marvel’s latest epic comic event Secret Empire now that it’s all wrapped up. Tune in to hear their thoughts and opinions on how it resolved as well as what this means for Marvel Legacy.

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  • DoxCast #183: Comics, Comics, and More Comics!

    Darren Gregson and Richard John Early sit down over lunch and talk about all the great things going on in single issue new comics these days. From Dark days Metal to Generation Gone, it’s a deep dive through the pages of today’s best, and sometimes worst, new releases!

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  • DoxCast #182: Anime Fargo

    Rich Early and Josh Trumbo sit down with Anime Fargo’s Spreadsheet Champion Chris McEwen to discuss this year’s guests, panels, and other festivities! Listen and learn all about Anime Fargo, then go to the Convention and experience it for yourself August 25th – 27th!

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  • DoxCast #181: GenCon Preview

    Rich and Josh get together to discuss a few of the many, many board games that will be making an appearance at GenCon 50 this month, and why they’re interested in those particular games. …Well, mostly Josh talks about games that intrigue him while Rich taunts Josh about not being able to attend one of […]

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  • DoxCast #180: Back to the Books

    As summer rolls on, we take our first look at Paradox’s next big event. Get ready to go Back to the Books for 5 days as we kick off the fall by previewing nearly everything in the shop. Huge sales, demos, games, free stuff, and more. Join Josh Trumbo, Brad Meixner, Darren Gregson, and Richard […]

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  • DoxCast #179: Live From SDCC – Or the Next Best Thing

    We sat down Sunday night just as the San Diego Comic Con wrapped and went over everything from comics to movies to TV and everything in-between. Here’s all our gut reactions to the biggest news of the convention. Join Richard John Early, Darren Gregson, and Brad Meixner for all things pop culture in one of […]

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  • DoxCast #178: Ladies Night Out

    It’s back and it’s craftier than ever!! Join us as the volunteers of the next Paradox Ladies night Out are on hand to tell you why you can’t miss the next incredible evening of women, pop culture, and community! Join Richard John Early, Shanna Bach, Tracy Kurtz, and Samantha Miller for this special episode.

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  • DoxCast #177: Comics: Marvel Legacy

    Marvel Comics has been the center of controversy for fans new and old for several years now. Their sales woes and content issues have been discussed over and over both here and all around the internet. But now it’s time to turn the page and begin something new while honoring what has come before. Join […]

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  • DoxCast #176: Magic: Hour of Devastation

    The moment has come! Nicol Bolas is here! The end of Amonkhet has come! Join us as we take you on a tour of the sequel to the Egyptian themed Magic set and we watch the catastrophe unfold. From story to mechanics to Planeswalkers and our favorite cards, Matt Serani, Kelly Todd Satrom, Kyle Rehome, […]

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  • DoxCast #175: Comics: What 5 Comics Would You Take With You if You Were Stuck on a Deserted Island For a Year?

    It’s our longest episode title of all time and it’s another episode dedicated to kicking of the summer. Join Darren Gregson, Josh Trumbo, Richard John Early, and Brad Meixner as they contemplate what comics they would take with them and why. It’s a conversation that gets to the heart of why we love our comics […]

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  • DoxCast #174: Tabletop: Games on the Move

    It’s summer and you’ll be traveling to the lakes and beyond. Don’t forget your board games! Josh Trumbo and Richard John Early discuss a whole bunch of awesome games to take with you no matter where you are going and you don’t want to miss out!

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  • DoxCast #173: Comics: Secret Empire

    Marvel’s latest blockbuster comic event has nearly broken the internet. We’re talking about what everyone is: Hydra Captain America and what it all means. And best of all, we’re here to let you know that Secret Empire is a good read despite all the reasons you might think it shouldn’t be. Don’t miss Josh Trumbo, […]

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  • DoxCast #172: 24th Anniversary

    On June 14 1993, Paradox was born and now we’re celbrating 24 years of business. Join us for a special podcast including for the first time ever an excerpt from the Paradox memoir. Join Richard John Early, Josh Trumbo, and Brad Meixner for a podcast that dives into the shop’s history and beyond.

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  • DoxCast #171: Summer Movie Mayhem

    Rich Early and Josh Trumbo sit down to chat about the summer movie lineup which kicked off earlier this month with Guardians of the Galaxy 2 and continues with other big flicks like Wonder Woman, Spiderman: Homecoming, and …Baywatch?

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  • DoxCast #170: Designing Men

    We love to talk about how board games come into being and we’ve done it a few times with some local folks. But this one is special as our very own Paul Tebben and Josh Trumbo take the guest chairs to take us through the process from concept to design to publishing. Find out all […]

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  • DoxCast #169: Comic News

    Upheaval is the name of the game when sales are in a slump so Marvel is overhauling their line and we’re here to talk about it. Plus we discuss the brand new artist focused initiative at DC known as Dark Matters. Oh, and we have some laughs along the way. Join Darren Gregson, Brad Meixner, […]

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  • DoxCast #168: CoreCon

    Did you ever wonder what would happen if Mechs fought Monsters right here in Fargo / Moorhead? Find out at this year’s CoreCon! Don’t miss this convention run by the fans and for the fans. 4 days of panels, fellowship, games, costumes, and so much more. It’s hard to put it all into words because […]

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  • DoxCast #167: Free Comic Book Day

    The biggest day in nerd and pop culture is here on Saturday May 6th! Many of you know all about the joys of Free Comic Book Day but we take a look at this year’s books and all the activities you can find at Paradox! Join Darren Gregson, Brad Meixner, Josh Trumbo, and Rich Early […]

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  • DoxCast #166: International TableTop Day

    Join Richard John Early and Josh Trumbo as they discuss all the news about this year’s International TableTop Day. It’s the annual celebration of your favorite hobby, sponsored by Geek and Sundry. Oh, plus laughs and memories guaranteed. No refunds.

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