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Completely Unnecessary Podcast

The Completely Unnecessary Podcast captures conversations about retro gaming, movies, and current events in popular culture.

Broadcasting since 2013, hosts Ian Ferguson and Pat Contri (Pat the NES Punk) discuss retro gaming trends, industry scandals, game publishers, fan events, and more. Most episodes run a little over an hour, giving Ian and Pat a chance to dive into the topics that interest them most. The episodes are also available on YouTube, where the audience contributes comments and gathers as a community.

New episodes are released weekly. Listeners can support the continued production of Completely Unnecessary Podcast with a financial donation through the Anchor by Spotify platform.

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