Episode 25 - A Storyteller's Tale

Greetings patrons!

Welcome to another episode of The Bard’s Tavern , This week we got another amazing guest with us. We a best selling author among us today.  We have Micky Nielson!!! For those of you who may not be familiar with him  Micky Neilson was previously the Lead Writer in Publishing at Blizzard Entertainment and Story Lead for Hearthstone. He had also been Senior Writer and Voice Director at Blizzard, authoring comics and short stories set in Blizzard's three main universes. His work mostly involved expanded fiction outside of the game, but he had minor contributions to in-game content. Having worked at Blizzard since 1993, Neilson left the company on March 25, 2016

In This weeks episode we talk with Micky about his journey of being an author and hear about his new project “Strange Highways” a upcoming graphic novel by Micky and his friend Samwise Didier and Alex Horley. We also dive into his stories from Blizzard Entertainment and get to know more about this amazing man.

If you are curious about his work and where to get his books check out the links provided below

Preorder Strange Highways here - https://www.amazon.com/Strange-Highways-Samwise-Didier/dp/168383125X

Want to know more about Mickey Nielson ? check out his website here - http://www.mickyneilson.com/

Want to pick up a copy of his original Novel the turning ? Order here https://www.amazon.com/Turning-1-Micky-Neilson/dp/1535332530/ref=sr_1_7?ie=UTF8&qid=1534091680&sr=8-7&keywords=The+turning


And for info on Samwise Didier’s art

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Episode 24 - Make It Rane!


Greetings travelers!

Welcome back to another episode of The Bard’s Tavern.

We apologize for the hiatus but we are back and we are starting back off with a boom! Today we got Glenn Rane , one of the legendary artists of Blizzard Entertainment and one of the Sons of The Storm. In this episode we talk with Glenn about his journey into the art world and as well as get to know more about him and his time in Blizzard. In this we ask questions from art students and more! So take a seat and grab a drink and get ready for this beautiful tale of passion...art….and..um… OH YOU GET IT ALREADY!



Episode 23 - Sinister Creatures

Welcome back to another episode of The Bard’s Tavern!

This week we have 3 friends of the tavern joining us talking about Sinister Creature Con 2018 in Sacramento , California. We do our little review and talk about the convention and what we enjoyed about it as well as give you a little info on our background getting into the horror genre as fans. So as always take a seat and grab a drink as we dive into this weeks episode!

22 - Convention Season Begins!

Greetings Patrons!


Welcome to another episode of The Bard’s Tavern. I must inform you all about how sorry we all are here about the lack of episodes being released on time. We had our old pc die on us and lost majority of recorded episodes. But now we are back on it and better than ever!


In this week’s episode we dive into a review of the conventions of 2018 (so far) with a review of Silicon Valley Comic Con 2018 and most recently Fanimecon 2018. We also update you guys on other cons we will be attending. So take a seat and grab a drink and relax as we jump into this week’s episode!

Hack The World

Greetings patrons and welcome to another episode of The Bard’s Tavern.  We been overwhelmed with the growth on this show and it has been taking longer to produce some episodes out on time but we do thank you for your constant support! . Now this episode we got to chat with the lovely Carolina Ravassa the voice of Sombra in Overwatch. We get to know more about her adventure into acting and what else she has been up to. So take a seat and grab drink and warm your boots by the fire because it’s time for another tavern story.

If you want to follow Carolina , here are her links!



https://www.youtube.com/watch?time_continue=1&v=BDC88PIUZXU  - Dramatic Reel

20 - See Ya Later Space Cowboy...

Greetings Weary Travelers!

Welcome back to another episode of “The Bard’s Tavern”. We know we been gone for about two weeks and we do apologize for that , but we are back and we got an amazing guest with us this week for big Episode 20!  We have a man who has does voice acting for well over 25 years . You may know him as Toonami Tom , Zabuza , and of course Spyke from Cowboy Beebop! We got the talented and amazing Steve Blum!!!!! In this interview we get to learn about his beginnings and what he has been up and of course about his classes he is now teaching online!  So take a seat and grab a drink and rest your feet by the fire! And enjoy this episode!

Steve Blums Info:



And for online classes check out https://blumvoxstudios.com/

19 - Primo Victoria Sabaton

Greetings weary travelers and welcome to another episode of The Bard’s Tavern! , This week we got a special episode for you guys , we have been saving this interview for a good bit and it is finally going live on our podcast! We got to interview Par Sundstrom  of the Swedeish power metal band “ SABATON” one of the favorite bands of many of us here in the tavern. We talk about the bands music, their love of touring and writing process of the music. We hope you guys will enjoy this episode as it is our first live recorded ! So take a eat and grab a drink and enjoy this interview.

18 - Brigitte , Mace to the face.

Welcome all to another beautiful episode of The Bard Tavern. This episode here in the tavern we have brought to you the newest member of the Overwatch family! we welcome the voice of Brigitte Lindholm ( Daughter of Torbjorn) , Matilda Smedius !!!  she has given us the honor of being one of the first to interview her about her career and to talk about herself. So take a seat and grab a drink and enjoy this special Swedish episode here in the tavern.


Social media links

Matilda - https://twitter.com/MSmedius

The Bard’s Tavern links

Twitter - https://twitter.com/Jaythebard89

Facebook - https://facebookcom/thebardstavern

Youtube - https://youtube.com/jaythebard

17 - Data Hunter Perculia!

Greetings all and welcome to another episode in The Bard’s Tavern. We got a special hour and half long episode for you lovely patrons of the tavern today! We got Perculia the WoWhead Site director with us in the tavern and we are gonna talk to her about her journey from beginnings in gaming to where she is now. So take a seat and grab a drink as we dive into this yet again amazing interview!

If you are lucky enough… her cat Brightpaw...may just come on the show as well!!


Follow her on twitter





My links




16 - The Winner's Circle

Welcome back all to another episode here in the tavern guys! We got another great cosplayer with us this episode….But this cosplayer is the one whom I shared a victory with at Blizzcon 2017!!!! She is the amazing Kaz!! She won with her amazing Hogger cosplay and we are gonna talk to her about her experience , as well as share mine about our Blizzcon!  So take a seat and grab your drinks and enjoy this fun and hilarious episode!


Also please do check out the links below to check out Kaz and her cosplays and learning tutorials!






If you would like to check out other podcasts please check out

www.broknfm.com for more shows from the guys who helped start us out!

15 - Cosplay Time!

Welcome back to “The Bard’s Tavern” this week we got to amazing cosplayers we are interviewing. Hanari Solomon and Shepherd of Men cosplay are here with us today to talk about their experience and talk to us about why they cosplay and why it means to them. Both these cosplayers have worked with conventions or companies with their cosplays to promote at events like Blizzcon and many more conventions.. So take a seat and grab a drink and sit by the fire for this fun new episode!

If you would like to check out their work please go check out their social media pages located below









14 - The Tavern Re-opens

Hello everyone and welcome to our first episode under our name , The Bard’s Tavern (Formerly Blackheart’s Tavern) this week will be a short episode talking about our review of Sacanime Winter 2018 and what we got in store for our beautiful listeners this year! We talk about the positive changes made to the convention  and the amazing experience that they provided me with. So take a seat and have a drink as we dive into this episode! And please tell your friends about us and check our website at www.broknfm.com!

13 - Play Nice, Play Pharah

Greetings weary travelers! Welcome to the last episode of Blackheart’s Tavern!!! Yes that is right it is our last episode!....... Well at least as the name Blackheart’s Tavern…. We are going to be changing the name of the show from Blackheart’s Tavern to  “ The Bard’s Tavern” the reason for this is mentioned at the end of the episode! But anyways….. We got one amazing guest to kick off the New Year! We got Jen Cohn the voice of Pharah from Blizzard Entertainment’s Overwatch!!!! So take a seat and have a drink as we jump into this fun interview!!!

12 - Comic Talk

Greetings everyone! We are back and this weeks episode of Blackheart’s Tavern we are bringing in our friend Tone Rodriguez to talk with us about his experience with comics and art. Tone has done artwork on well known comic series such as Futurama and the Simpsons and many more! So please as always take a seat and grab a drink and enjoy this episode!

11 - Nixxiom

Seasons greetings to all weary travelers! Welcome back to Blackheart’s Tavern! We have now the conclusion of the Blizzcon mini special! We are ending this with a special guest who is the master of machinima and a all around true entertainer! The storyteller, the lord of the dead! NIXXIOM is here! If you are not familiar with Nixxiom, he is a very well known YouTube creator and has made many great machinima videos and you need to check his content out! So take a seat and grab a drink as we dive into this great interview with him.


10 - Legends of the Lore with Nobbel87

Welcome all to another great episode of Blackheart’s Tavern!  We got another amazing legend from the World of Warcraft community! WE GOT NOBBEL87 the Youtube Loremaster is finally here in the Tavern! So take a seat and have a drink as always and enjoy this episode that is part of our Blizzcon Mini series! This was the first time we streamed our recording as well!

09 - Legends of the Lore with The Lost Codex

Welcome to all our lovely tavern patrons! I am back  from Blizzcon and I got some fun stuff to tell you all. We got a special guest (as always) We got Jesse from youtube channel "The Lost Codex" with us and we are here to talk about Blizzcon and talk about world of warcraft! so take a seat and have a drink and enjoy this special two hour episode as part of a 3 part Blizzcon series!

08 - Experience Tranquility


Hey everyone , Welcome to another episode of Blackheart's Tavern! Today we interview and chat with our friend Feodor Chin! You may know him as the voice of Blizzard First person shooter called "Overwatch" and now we got the great Feodor Chin here in the tavern to talk about his career and what he’s been up to and of course ask about that amazing cultist skin! so take a seat and have a drink and enjoy this episode of Blackheart's Tavern.

07 - Meant for Greatness

In 2016 Blizzard Entertainment has always been known for creating some of the most amazing content. From Diablo,Starcraft to World Of Warcraft , there is something to be found for everyone. In 2016 Blizzard released their newest title  a first person shooter called "Overwatch" and with this game it started a storm of both social and competitive fun. In this episode of Blackheart's Tavern we interview one of the great voices and faces of Overwatch, Anjali Bhimani! the voice of Symmetra! Now take a seat and grab a drink and enjoy listening to our interview with Anjali about her career and what she has coming up and more.

06 - Con-versations

Jay and Brie discuss their adventures and reviews of the back to back conventions they have attended over the summer!