EXP. Share: A Pokémon Podcast

EXP. Share: A Pokémon Podcast

By EXP. Share Podcast
Two longtime friends and Pokémon fans play every generation of Pokémon game, gym by gym, starting with the classics: Pokémon Red and Blue. New episodes every Tuesday. Hosted by Josh Fjelstad and Tanner Greenring.
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001 - "Are You A Boy or A Girl?"

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012 - BONUS: Pokémon Snap Playthrough
Before beginning their journey through Johto next week, Josh & Tanner go on an expedition into Pokémon Island. Instead of capturing Pokémon, they capture some sweet pics of all 63 types in 1999's Pokémon Snap. Traveling across its Beach, Tunnel, Volcano, River, Cave, Valley, and the mysterious Rainbow Cloud, they ultimately find out who is the greatest Pokémon photographer.
44:42
January 21, 2020
011 - SEASON FINALE: Elite Four, Unknown Dungeon, & Joshua vs. Mr. Squirt
In the season one finale, Joshua & Mr. Squirt take on the Elite Four and take issue with their Pokémon theming and strategies. After defeating their rivals for the final time, they become the Champions and then return to Cerulean City to explore the Unknown Dungeon/Cerulean Cave. Then, Joshua & Mr. Squirt finally throw down and see who is truly Kanto's Pokémon Master.
47:14
January 14, 2020
010 - Pallet Town, Earth Badge, Victory Road, & Indigo Plateau
The boys are back in [Pallet] Town! But they quickly discover their that mom and Professor Oak aren't impressed. They head north to discover Giovanni, of Team Rocket, is the eighth Gym Leader—and, of course, defeat him for the last time. With the Earth Badge, they then head west and humiliate their rivals before heading up Routes 22 & 23 and venture into Victory Road on their way to the Elite Four. Notes: Featuring references to "Dr. Lava's Lost Pokémon" on Twitter @DrLavaYT.
46:27
January 7, 2020
009 - Holiday Special, Pt. II: "Snow Way Out!"
Next in the two-part holiday special, Josh & Tanner recount the story behind the "EP038 Incident" in the Pokémon anime, and then watch the episode that would have followed it. In it, Ash and the gang take a disastrous trip through the mountains that nearly kills them as well as Team Rocket. The best part of the episode is Pikachu's Jukebox. Regular episodes return next Tuesday. Notes: Featuring "2.B.A. Master" and "Pokémon (Dance Mix)" from the album "Pokémon 2.B.A. Master."
41:00
December 31, 2019
008 - Holiday Special, Pt. I: "Holiday Hi-Jynx"
Podcast titans Josh & Tanner watch one of two holiday specials from the original Pokémon anime. Part one examines "Holiday Hi-Jynx," aired in the US on December 11, 1999 before soon after being banned in the US. They discuss the controversies surrounding the episode, recount the plot, and agree the one thing that's NOT controversial about the episode is how totally bizarre it is. Notes: Featuring "Together Forever" from the album "Pokémon 2.B.A. Master," and one of Josh's favorite Twitter accounts: "Perfectly Cut Screams" or @AAAAAGGHHHH.
40:56
December 24, 2019
007 - Seafoam Islands, Cinnabar Island, Pokémon Mansion, & Volcano Badge
Joshua & Mr. Squirt finally acquire the item the show is named after, only to discover in Generation I it's actually the "Exp. All" and also it sucks. They then dive into Route 19, explore the Seafoam Islands, capture Articuno, and continue onto Cinnabar Island. Once there, they drop off their Fossils at Cinnabar Lab, uncover secrets in the Pokémon Mansion, and then take on Gym Leader Blaine to get the seventh badge.
49:02
December 17, 2019
006 - Power Plant, Saffron City, Silph Co., & Marsh Badge
With newly acquired HM 03 Surf, Joshua & Mr. Squirt venture up north to see what's up in the dilapidated Power Plant. They then slake the Saffron City's guard's thirst with drinks from the Celadon Department Store just to find another city riddled with crime. The trainers do what they do best and kick Giovanni out of the C-Suite and are rewarded with a Master Ball from the Silph Co. President—despite frequently ridiculing the company's (bad) products. They then take on the fake gym Fighting Dojo before defeating Erica to receive the sixth badge.
49:27
December 10, 2019
005 - Rocket Hideout, Pokémon Tower, Fuchsia City, Safari Zone, & Soul Badge
With the fourth badge in hand, Joshua & Mr. Squirt turn their attention to Celadon City's seedy underbelly and purge the Game Corner of Team Rocket, for which they receive the extremely niche yet "premium" product, Silph Scope. They return to Lavender Town to free Mr. Fuji and some Pokémon souls before embarking on Routes 12-15 to cool their heels down south for a while. Once in Fuchsia City, they go on safari, find some gross Gold Teeth, and defeat Koga, the fifth Gym Leader.
43:06
December 3, 2019
004 - Rock Tunnel, Lavender Town, Celadon City, & Rainbow Badge
Joshua & Mr. Squirt reluctantly venture into the Rock Tunnel. They emerge to discover a super depressing scene in Lavender Town, scale part of the Pokémon Tower, and then head west down Route 7. After shopping till they drop in Celadon City, they make all of Erika's 'mons drop to the floor and are rewarded with the Rainbow Badge. Notes: Scare Warning features "Lavender Town (From 'Pokémon Red and Blue')" by Qumu.
45:46
November 26, 2019
003 - Underground Path, Vermilion City, S.S. Anne, & Thunder Badge
Joshua & Mr. Squirt head south from Cerulean City. Finding nothing worthwhile on Routes 5 or 6, they visit Vermilion City and explore Diglett's Cave before using Bill's ticket to board the S.S. Anne. They then throw their rivals overboard, rid the captain of his "sea sickness," and debate installing Mr. Squirt as his replacement. Finally, they Cut their way to Lt. Surge—and it's lights out for the third Gym Leader.
38:20
November 19, 2019
002 - Mt. Moon, Cerulean City, & Cascade Badge
Josh ("Joshua") & Tanner ("Mr. Squirt") leave Pewter City behind. They venture forth down Route 3, fight through Mt. Moon and Route 4, blow up Nugget Bridge, have a disturbing experience at Bill's, and clean up Cerulean City before defeating Gym Leader Misty.
42:55
November 12, 2019
001 - "Are You A Boy or A Girl?"
The journey begins. Josh & Tanner name their characters, rivals, and starter Pokémon before exploring Route 1, Viridian City, Viridian Forest, and take on Brock in Pewter City.
45:58
November 12, 2019
EXP. Share Trailer: The Journey Begins
EXP. Share is a podcast where two longtime friends and Pokémon fans play every Pokémon game, starting with 1998's Red & Blue. Each week, the hosts Josh and Tanner tackle a new Gym Leader and talk about the experience. The first two episodes drop Tuesday, November 12, 2019.
01:31
November 3, 2019