Explode When Defeated

is creating long-form explorations of niche TV and Film

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About Explode When Defeated

  • Who are you?
I'm Nicky and  I make music with my bands Petalfold and Burned In, but as much as I love making weird art, I also love to discuss and examine it. I used to do video essays about tokusatsu shows on my YouTube channel under the name Explode When Defeated, however YouTube as a platform became pretty incompatible with my process and caused me more stress than I felt was appropriate for the work I was doing at the level I was doing it. Since stopping the video series I've taken a break to reconsider what I want out of Explode When Defeated, and how I can accomplish that at this stage in my life.

  • What is Explode When Defeated now?
From this point onward, Explode When Defeated will be a podcast. It'll be me and my friend Wyatt doing long-form explorations of different series and topics that interest the two of us. This will first take the form of our series Discuss All Monsters!!, where we take a deep dive into the entire Toho monster catalogue (with a few extras here and there). This former side project of the old Explode When Defeated will now be the main focus, and once it ends in a few years time we will then move onto a different topic for the show. This will not be limited to just topics concerning tokusatsu. We have a lot of different ideas about where Explode When Defeated could go afterward, but more on that at a later date.

  • Why Patreon?
You guys made the initial run of Explode When Defeated go for longer than it probably would've otherwise. Making long essays on YouTube ain't easy, and the process of making them got pretty lonely and stressful so knowing that there was support in both moral and material forms backing me up really helped me out, even if I still had to take a break and re-center. Now that Explode When Defeated is coming back for a second wind, I'm asking for your support once again to help make it really sing and go as far as it can go. With your patronage we'll be able to devote more time and resources into making the show as good as possible, like allowing us to get better equipment here and there and take more chances on ideas we probably wouldn't execute on without a community of people invested in the show.

  • What Do I Get Out of This?
Here's the fun part. As reward for investing in this little project, we at Explode When Defeated will be providing perks in the form of one day early access to new episodes of our main show, a weekly off-topic podcast, and EXCLUSIVE access to some miniseries that we'll be only providing via Patreon to our lovely backers. These exclusive miniseries will be starting in early 2021, the first of which being a series on the original 1971 Kamen Rider! After that maybe we'll talk about Planet of the Apes or something, who knows! You've gotta join along to find out!

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$48.21 of $100 per month
We will record a series on the hollywood adaptations of Godzilla. The '98 film and those monsterverse movies. Hell, we'll throw in Kong: Skull Island for good measure.
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Videos

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