November 24th, 2023 | 1 hr 28 mins
anime, hoshi no koe, kanojo to kanojo no neko, makoto shinkai. 彼女と彼女の猫, movie, she and her cat, voices of a distant star, ほしのこえ
Jala is joined by Dave Cox (Monster Dear Monster) and Ollie Brady (Judging Book Covers, Mystery 8) to discuss the 2003 dual release of Makoto Shinkai's anime shorts Voices of a Distant Star (ほしのこえ) and She and Her Cat (彼女と彼女の猫).
November 10th, 2023 | 3 hrs 58 secs
ei, emotional intelligence, empathy, eq, relationships, self-improvement
Jala is joined by Desirée, Nick (Friday Night Gamecast) and Matt ("Fun" & Games, Screen Snark, Reignite) to discuss empathy, emotional intelligence, and why they are so crucial especially in these constantly-connected times.
October 27th, 2023 | 3 hrs 9 mins
horror, identity, internet, kaigan games, simulacra, video game, video games
Jala is joined by Greg Polander (The SNES Podcast) and Josh Covel (Still Loading) to discuss Kaigan Games' found phone detective/horror game IP, SIMULACRA.
October 13th, 2023 | 2 hrs 25 mins
avatar, handle, identity, internet, online
Jala is joined by Dave Cox (Monster Dear Monster) and Marcus (Rain's Animations) to discuss how the internet has both given us another identity, and also affected our sense of self.
September 29th, 2023 | 1 hr 25 mins
anime, movie, tenchi, tenchi muyo, tenchi muyo! in love
Jala is joined by Dave Cox (Monster Dear Monster) and Marcus to discuss Tenchi Muyo! In Love (天地無用 IN LOVE!), a 1996 anime film.
September 15th, 2023 | 1 hr 42 mins
men's mental health, patriarchy, self help, social issues, toxic masculinity, wellness
Jala is joined by Briar and Lance to discuss toxic masculinity, patriarchy, and why the conversation about these social issues approach them from the wrong angle.
September 1st, 2023 | 3 hrs 14 mins
chell, glados, portal, valve, video game, video games
Jala is joined by Ben (The Level), Dennis (The Level/Furia Games), and Matt ("Fun" & Games, Reignite, Screen Snark) to discuss Valve's Portal video game IP.
August 18th, 2023 | 2 hrs 37 mins
capitalism, grind culture, hustle culture, self-worth, the grind, the hustle
Join Jala, Moxie and Nick (TripleSMoon) as they discuss the plague known as grind or hustle culture: what it is, how pervasive it is, what causes it, and ways to cope.
August 4th, 2023 | 2 hrs 48 mins
fire emblem, game, intelligent systems, nintendo, role playing game, rpg, srpg, strategy role playing game, tactical role playing game, trpg, video game
Jala is joined by Adelaide (Back On My BS) and Nick Fakhoury (Friday Night Gamecast) to talk about the Fire Emblem video game series and its impact on the tactical RPG sub-genre.
July 21st, 2023 | 2 hrs 45 mins
disordered eating, eating disorders, fatphobia, self improvement, self-esteem, self-image
Join Jala, Briar and Raúl as they discuss the rampant phenomenon of fatphobia as well as the disordered eating which may follow. They share personal stories and methods by which to heal the damage.
July 7th, 2023 | 3 hrs 24 mins
game boy advance, metroid, metroid fusion, metroidvania, samus, video game
Join Jala, Dave Jackson (Tales from the Backlog), Nick (TripleSMoon) and Daniel as they discuss the 2002 Game Boy Advance game, Metroid Fusion.
June 23rd, 2023 | 2 hrs 7 mins
body dysmorphia, gender dysphoria, self-esteem, self-image
Jala is joined by Adelaide and Zombi to discuss body dysmorphia and gender dysphoria, two rampant issues. Learn more about their history and context, and how each host grapples with these feelings.
June 9th, 2023 | 1 hr 35 mins
al pacino, comic book, comic book movie, dick tracy, film, madonna, movie, warren beatty
Jala is joined by Leonard (Monster Dear Monster) and Adam (Half Tone Takes) to discuss the 1990 Dick Tracy film starring Warren Beatty, Madonna, and Al Pacino.
May 26th, 2023 | 1 hr 46 mins
hobbies, interests, passions, self-improvement
Jala is joined by Matthew (Monster Dear Monster) to discuss finding and pursuing your passions, networking and improving your skills along the way.
May 12th, 2023 | 57 mins 47 secs
actor, author, contradiction, darkcode, doctor who, fogtown, interview, rupert booth, the dark side of the moon, the prisoner, the shapeshifting detective
Jala is joined by Rupert Booth for a special interview covering all manner of projects from novel and nonfiction writing to starring as a video game detective (or three)!
May 1st, 2023 | 10 mins 20 secs
audio play, c'est la mort
It's the Jala-chan's Place 1-year anniversary! To celebrate, we're releasing this special bonus episode of an audio play Jala wrote and directed for her old comic project, C'est La Mort.