Combos

Combos

By Ashlynn Barker
Every Thursday, Ash and Molly combine fun with food in search of magic moments. Not sure what to eat while watching your favorite rom-com? Or maybe you're struggling to find a videogame to play while eating a jelly donut? Take a breath, Combos has got you! Listen every week as this queer couple brings you the best pairings of food and media. Each short episode is filled with fun segments, original music, and a whole lot of silliness! Get comfy and get combos.

Combos is brought to you by Fake Gamer Girl Comics.
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Tammy and the T-Rex + Enchiladas
The year? 1994. Your highschool boyfriend? A mechanical T-Rex. That's right, we're talking about Tammy and the T-Rex and munching on Enchiladas. After the combo, we play a game and then perform a cover of the T-Rex classic "Teenage Dream". RAWR! ...I'm so random! Don't forget to share this tiny show with friends!
29:58
February 13, 2020
The Masked Singer + Monster Sushi
The big game is finally here! That's right, it's The Masked Singer Season 3 WORLD PREMIERE!!! In this episode, Ash and Molly talk all about watching the hottest, weirdest singing show while munching on delicious sushi. After that, we invite St. Dog and Pease in a Pod on for The Masked Singer: Combos Edition! Finally, we read a review of Weezer's album Raditude. That makes sense, right?
32:11
February 6, 2020
Broken Age + Lemon Tart
Hey listeners! This episode is all about the Double Fine videogame Broken Age and the tasty treat Lemon Tart! It's a point-and-click puzzle/story-focused game and we combine it with a delicious home-baked lemon tart. After a light review, we dive into our own Kickstarter creations. Don't forget to share your favorite episodes with friends and review our little show on Apple Podcast. Thanks!
34:28
January 30, 2020
Smart House + Fruit Smoothies
THE HOUSE IS JUMPIN'! ---because in this episode, Ash and Molly throw a house party like it's 1999 by combining the DCOM Smart House with a sorta delicious fruit smoothie! After the review, we audition for the Smart House reboot in a brand new segment. Thanks for listening and tell your friends and family to leave this little show a review on apple podcasts and stuff! 
32:54
January 23, 2020
Professor Layton and the Curious Village + Tea Party
Put on your thinking cap (a top hat)! Ash and Molly combine the puzzle game Professor Layton (ios, Nintendo DS) with a tea party! After a lot of pontificating on Picarats and Macaroons, Ash talks with a neighborhood businesswoman in a new segment, Neighborhood Spotlight. It's another cozy episode of Combos! 
34:14
January 16, 2020
Scott Pilgrim vs. the World + Garlic Bread
Happy New Year! To celebrate the start of 2020, we look all the way back to the 2010's Scott Pilgrim movie and combine it with garlic bread. After a delicious combo, we pitch new inventions in a new segment: Shark Dank 420.  Please share this episode with an evil ex! Thanks!
31:50
January 8, 2020
Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker + Outer Rim Margaritas
Closing out 2019 with a space explosion of a combo, Ash and Molly combine Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker (Episode 9, if anyone's counting) and Outer Rim Margaritas. Just like the Millennium Falcon doing wild space stunts, we get tipsy and watch the biggest film of the year! Also, in this episode: we talk fan reviews, the internet, and Ash performs an original Star Wars song, "Endor Moon". If you drink alcohol, maybe do a Han Solo and have a shot first before you listen to the episode you silly Maclunkey! (WARNING: SPOILERS THROUGHOUT THE EPISODE!) Oh, and if you like the show, give us a review on Apple Podcasts and tell a friend! 
34:39
December 31, 2019
A Very Combos Christmas
Hark! There goes an angel singing about our new Christmas episode! We take Santa Claus to the Combos Courtroom to answer for his crimes against humanity (and women) and, along the way, we discover what it is that Santa wants for Christmas. It's a very wild, very jolly, and very merry holiday episode of Combos from your friends Ash and Molly! Featuring special guest Emily Drevets. 
26:52
December 23, 2019
Making a Gingerbread House + Eating a Gingerbread House
Ah... it's finally the holidays! Get cozy in a tacky sweater and join us as we tackle the tasty combo of BUILDING and EATING a gingerbread house. We also meet our new roommate and say some sweet nothings! Remember to give us the gift of a itunes/apple podcast review this holiday season and tell your friends and family that winter is best spent with new friends (that's us).
32:39
December 17, 2019
Christian Mingle + Steak and Cake
What's more deadly than the seven deadly sins? The 2014 movie Christian Mingle! YES, it's based on the dating website and YES, it is a religious experience. In addition to watching the film, Ash and Molly chomp on steak and cake (a delicacy for the devout) and talk all about this weird movie/advertisement gone wrong. Stay after the review for a new dating app idea! And please leave your own review of this podcast on Apple Podcasts and share the show with a friend! After all, sharing is caring and caring is next to godliness. :)
38:33
December 10, 2019
Pokémon Sword and Shield + Jelly Donuts
It's time to be the very best! That's right, in this episode, Ash (you read it right nerds, THAT Ash) and Molly go on a monster-catching adventure that most ten-year-olds would tip their hat to. With the added combo of delicious jelly donuts, we take a look at the newest game from our good friends at Game Freak. We talk all about the drama of a limited-dex, the best recipes, and more! Don't forget to review us on Apple Podcasts and share the show with a friend!
27:07
December 3, 2019
Over the Garden Wall + Boozy Eggnog
Get lost in the woods with your good friends Ash and Molly! This time around, we combine boozy eggnog with the classic fall miniseries Over the Garden Wall. We also talk about mixtapes, play "The Most Dangerous Dating Game", and try some impressions of Auntie Whispers (they're bad). Listen now and don't forget to leave us a 5-star rating on Apple Podcasts!
29:38
November 26, 2019
Leaf Peeping + Fancy Coffee Drinks
In a futile attempt to cling to the fading fall season, Molly and Ash dive deep to peep a pile of leaves with Pumpkin Spice Lattes in hand. This cozy episode also features the legendary folk singer Johnny Rambler, Hot Coffee and Hotter Takes, and some Fun Facts! (Note: It's not too bad, but we had some extra background noise in this episode that Ash had to clean from the audio, so some parts are a little rough!)
23:07
November 19, 2019
Untitled Goose Game + McRib
In this episode, two birds (Ash and Molly) flock together to play Untitled Goose Game and eat a McRib! That's correct, we combine a seasonal bbq classic with the newest goose-based video game which ends in some dangerously delicious results. Grab some fries and a controller and join us for this 5-Star* Combo.    *Warning: rating system for each combo may change erratically and nonsensically from episode to episode, but if your love of the podcast has not changed then please give us a 5-star rating on apple podcast and share the show with friends! Please. Plz? Thank you! The theme song is by Ash Barker & Evelyn Landow. You can find Evelyn's music at evelynlandow.bandcamp.com.
24:44
November 12, 2019
13 Going on 30 + Bagel Bites
Welcome to a sleepover with your best pals Ash & Molly! We combine two early 2000s sleepover classics and discuss how the two melt together as perfectly as cheese atop the bagel. Last but not least, we wrap things up with a SHOCKING taste test that you won’t want to miss! Put on your jimjams and combos with us!
31:09
November 5, 2019
Hocus Pocus + Vegan Cookies
Welcome to Combos, where we’re not afraid to make our first episode a Halloween special! We talk to our friend and vegan cookie specialist Adwoa Agyepong about the combo of watching Hocus Pocus and snackin’ on vegan cookies. This episode also features a haunted microphone, the word horny, and a spooky musical treat. Thanks for listening! The theme song is by Ash Barker & Evelyn Landow. You can find Evelyn's music here.
20:42
October 29, 2019
Combos Trailer
Welcome to Combos, where every week Molly and Ash curate creature comforts by combing food and media! New episodes every Tuesday! Music by Ash Barker & Evelyn Landow (You can support Evelyn at https://evelynlandow.bandcamp.com/) Thanks for listening!
01:14
October 22, 2019