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The Incomparable

A weekly dive into geeky media we love, including movies, books, TV, comics, and more. Jason Snell talks with a rotating panel of regular guests including John Siracusa, Dan Moren, Steve Lutz, Serenity Caldwell, Scott McNulty, and Glenn Fleishman. Winner of the 2012 Parsec Award for best fan podcast!

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The Incomparable Christmas Spectacular

December 22, 2013 at 10:00am • 1 hour 24 minutes • Wiki EntryAfter Dark

The Incomparable Radio Theater of the Air wishes a Merry Christmas to all, and to all a good night.

Special guests Andy Ihnatko, David J. Loehr, Erika Ensign, Glenn Fleishman, John Siracusa, Lex Friedman, Lisa Schmeiser, Merlin Mann, Moisés Chiullan, Monty Ashley, Philip Michaels, Scott McNulty, Serenity Caldwell, Steve Lutz, and Tony Sindelar.

This week's episode is sponsored by:

  • Rick and Morty, the new Adult Swim animated comedy from Justin Roiland and Dan Harmon! New episodes air Mondays at 10:30pm on Adult Swim.

  • HostGator (use coupon code "SNELLSENTME" for 30% off everything)

Show Notes & Links Presented by CacheFly

Written by David J. Loehr

Directed by Serenity Caldwell

Produced and edited* by Jason Snell

Original music by Christopher Breen


  • Jason Snell as Himself
  • Lex Friedman as FQN Announcer
  • Philip Michaels as Carl Phillips
  • Amy Wratchford as Ms. HostGator


  • Jason Snell as Announcer
  • Serenity Caldwell as Dot
  • Glenn Fleishman as Nikola Tesla (x5)
  • Lisa Schmeiser as Polina Ochichornya
  • Erika Ensign as Eileen O'Toole
  • Steve Lutz as Beer Drinker
  • Scott McNulty as Kassuq

THE SPOOKY TWIST: "Gifts of the Maggie"

  • David J. Loehr as Announcer
  • Philip Michaels as Nicky Meredith
  • Serenity Caldwell as Roxy Crusher/Bernadette Cardiff
  • Lex Friedman as Cornet Blue Announcer
  • John Siracusa as Angelic P.A. Announcer
  • Lisa Schmeiser as Mags Malone


  • Andy Ihnatko as Music Announcer
  • Scott McNulty as Patient
  • Steve Lutz as Patient's Wife


*Edited by David J. Loehr

  • David J. Loehr as Paul Citron
  • Lex Friedman as Announcer
  • John Moltz as Father Holcroft
  • Moisés Chiullan as Frau Kitzel
  • Amy Wratchford as Sophia Delacroix
  • Jason Snell as Interviewer
  • Steve Lutz as Richard Morton
  • Moisés Chiullan as Karl Rainer
  • Tony Sindelar as Gunter Schein
  • Steve Lutz as Sgt. Belko
  • Merlin Mann as Totenkopf
  • and Christopher Breen as Anton Karas


  • Dan Moren as Announcer
  • Steve Lutz as Milo
  • Serenity Caldwell as Marjorie Carter
  • Monty Ashley as Rudolf Dritte
  • Scott McNulty as Finnish Henchman
  • Andy Ihnatko as Elias Lane
  • Steve Lutz as Lumberjack
  • Lex Friedman as Bushmill-Schmichaels Announcer

THE FOG: "They Shoot Horuses, Don't They?"

  • Steve Lutz as The Fog Announcer
  • Dan Moren as Simeon St. Clair / The Fog
  • Serenity Caldwell as Margo Drummond
  • Jason Snell as Winston Wold-Newton
  • Jessie Char as Fleur de Maisonneuve
  • Scott Simpson as Dav Charest
  • Philip Michaels as Canadian Truck Driver
  • Lisa Schmeiser as Canadian Waitress
  • John Siracusa as French Henchman
  • and the Spoiler Horn as The Foghorn

TIMMY PRESTON, GALAXY SCOUT: "A Galactic Christmas Carol"

  • Andy Ihnatko as Announcer
  • Steve Lutz as Timmy