The Vine Donkey Kong Audio Programme
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Chad McCanna and Hyle "Slush" Russell deliver an occasional serving of Donkey Kong Universe-based comedy, dragging their multinational gaggle of cohorts through the process. Featuring news on upcoming games, trivia contents, and generally random segments.
||Explicit206 - Shell Game||What do teenagers, mutants, ninjas, and turtles have in common? Our universe-hopping heroes are about to find out!||9/26/2012||Free||View in iTunes|
||Explicit205 - I've Got '80s Problems (But A Bitch Ain't One)||The year is 1980-32 and the Vine crew learns that the decade that never sleeps refuses to die!||7/13/2012||Free||View in iTunes|
||Explicit204 - Never Love Tomorrow Today||The Vine crew finds itself at the center of a spy thriller with 007 times the hilarity!||4/10/2012||Free||View in iTunes|
||Explicit203 - Halloween 2011: Om Zom Zom Zom||The Vine puts the final bullet in the head of the zombie genre.||10/30/2011||Free||View in iTunes|
||Explicit202 - Wario and Remembrance||Our hosts discuss Mario Kart 7, commit adultery, and get attacked by an army of mushroom men on wheels.||10/19/2011||Free||View in iTunes|
||Explicit201 - Now We Begin||The Vine's second season premieres in an unexpected way, with the whole cast finding themselves assimilated into a horrible alternate universe.||9/27/2011||Free||View in iTunes|
||ExplicitSpecial Feature: Scrambled Eggs||Scrambled Eggs is the vile, drunk, unlistenable presidential orgy recorded on Chad and Janell's actual wedding night in New York City. DO NOT LISTEN.||9/11/2011||Free||View in iTunes|
||ExplicitSeason One Retrospective (Part 2)||Hyle, Chad, Alastair and Janell finish the look back at Season 1 in this two-hour unscripted epic conversation. What were we THINKING?!?||9/9/2011||Free||View in iTunes|
||ExplicitSeason One Retrospective (Part 1)||Chad, Hyle, Jeremy, and Alastair get together for a group conversation reflecting upon the first half of The Vine's Freshman season. Digressions abound.||9/4/2011||Free||View in iTunes|
||Explicit110 - Speak No Evil (Or Forever Hold Your Peace) (Part 3)||All groups converge in a pirate/vampire/blimp/crocodile/ape battle, with the stakes nothing less than the fate of a wedding! Oh, and THE WORLD!||8/21/2011||Free||View in iTunes|
||Explicit109 - Here No Evil (Part 2)||Alastair meets the apes, Janell meets the parrots, and Chad's bowels meet Hyle's toes. Jeremy rules the high seas while Ben rules time and space. Oh, and there's Donkey Kong stuff.||1/11/2011||Free||View in iTunes|
||Explicit108 - Sea No Evil (Part 1)||The Vine crew embarks on their most ridiculous adventure yet, talking about Donkey Kong Country Returns while stranding themselves at sea. Meanwhile, forces beyond the show's cast, both sinister and friendly, gather in the shadows...||12/7/2010||Free||View in iTunes|
||Explicit107 - The Eve of Deconstruction||The Vine crew hangs outside Retro Studios in Austin on the eve of DKCR's release hoping to get an interview. What follows is a descent into insanity and drug abuse as only Chad, Hyle, and their merry band could contribute.||11/19/2010||Free||View in iTunes|
||Explicit106 - Halloween 2010: Orange You Vlad I Didn't Say Banana?||In a special Halloween episode, the Vine crew heads to Castle Bran in Romania to hunt ghosts on Vlad Tepes' old stomping grounds. Along the way, they also find the time to discuss Donkey Kong. Suck on that, TAPS!||10/30/2010||Free||View in iTunes|
||Explicit105 - Mine Kampf||Chad makes his triumphant return in a decidedly un-triumphant manner. Jeremy, Janell, and Alastair stop by while Ben delivers his traditional segment. In a mine!!!||10/16/2010||Free||View in iTunes|
||Explicit104 - Accompanied Confinement||Chad's medical study in full swing, Hyle enlists the help of some ladies, including "Olivia Newton John" and Janell Gibbons. Jeremy stops by, new segments are seen, and a musical is musicked!||10/2/2010||Free||View in iTunes|
||Explicit103 - Old McCanna's Pharm||Hyle and "Chad" start off what appears to be a normal show, but things are not always as they seem. The descent into psychosis is enhanced by visits from Aussie Ben, Jeremy Thorn, and a familiar friend from beyond the veil of medical science!||9/18/2010||Free||View in iTunes|
||Explicit102 - Topical Depression||Hyle's depression threatens to halt the show, but the two power through DKC Returns news, Aussie Ben's Aussie Sez, and a discussion of their current games. They then discuss an Obscure DKU Character, a Great Moment in DKU Audio, and finish up with a bang.||9/4/2010||Free||View in iTunes|
||Explicit101 - The 11th "Anniversary" Podcastacular||Hyle and Chad kick off the show with a discussion of dkvine.com's various incarnations. Well wishers from years past stop by, the guys discuss which DKU games they're playing, and do a volatile trivia contest with The Smashed Update's Jeremy Thorn.||8/22/2010||Free||View in iTunes|
The best thing in the world
I feel like I can face every day head on after listening to the angelic vocals of Chad and Hyle. Their profound discussions are full of such insight and wit that you'll never have to listen to anything else, ever. And I'm NOT just saying that.
A Tour of Force!
As someone totally not connected with this audio programme in any way, I think it's the most important human achievement since Hormel's groundbreaking miniaturization of pizzas into tiny bageled bites.
It makes up for the lack of love in my life.
The only thing that keeps me from killing myself is the fear that they won't have this show in the great beyond.