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Monday 27 October, 2014

#134 Fireside Chat: This is Not a Game?

Has fan reaction been unified against ‘This is Not a Game,’ and how about that latest TV spot?


Monday 06 October, 2014

#133 Fireside Chat: Orange Backpack, Yellow Flicker Beat

The Hunger Games franchise has been synonymous with many colors. Now, we add Lorde’s ‘Yellow Flicker Beat’ to the spectrum and discuss the quality of its hue.


Friday 25 October, 2013

10/25/13: Cool Stuff We Found This Week

This week’s cool finds include fan covers of Sia’s “Elastic Heart” and Christina Aguilera’s “We Remain.”


Friday 06 September, 2013

9/6/13: Cool Stuff We Found This Week

This week’s cool finds include two Catching Fire-inspired songs by fans and some unique collage-style fan art.


Friday 07 June, 2013

#109 Fireside Chat: Highlights

Highlights from Episode 109, including our thoughts on the new spring issue of Capitol Couture and the new music supervisor, Alexandra Patsavas.


Saturday 01 June, 2013

#109 Fireside Chat: Chroma Nouveau

We dish on the new issue of Capitol Couture, weigh in on the new music supervisor, and discuss the latest Mockingjay location rumors!


Friday 08 February, 2013

2/8/13: Cool Stuff We Found This Week

This week’s Cool Finds include a piano cover of “Horn of Plenty,” a fan-made music video, Capitol Magazine, and a “vandalized” Capitol poster!


Thursday 13 December, 2012

#88 Fireside Chat: Highlights

Highlights from Episode 88, including our Catching Fire soundtrack wish list talk and our Hobbit discussion.


Sunday 09 December, 2012

#88 Fireside Chat: Fireside Recs: 'The Hobbit'

We examine Josh’s fake head injury, fantasize about the Catching Fire soundtrack, and discuss The Hobbit!


Friday 09 November, 2012

11/9/12: Cool Stuff We Found This Week

This week’s cool finds include a montage of funny Jennifer Lawrence interview moments, sugar cube earrings, a flute cover of “Safe & Sound,” and a violin and piano arrangement of Rue’s whistle.


Friday 05 October, 2012

10/5/12: Cool Stuff We Found This Week

This week’s cool finds include some amazingly creative fan videos, a dubstep version of “Abraham’s Daughter” by Arcade Fire, and some yummy contests that you should enter!


Friday 14 September, 2012

9/14/12: Cool Stuff We Found This Week

This week’s cool finds include a beautiful version of “The Hanging Tree,” decals, and an animated short featuring Katniss’s transformation from bride to Mockingjay.


Friday 31 August, 2012

8/31/12: Cool Stuff We Found This Week

This week’s cool finds include a fan video set to Glen Hansard’s “Falling Slowly,” a Hunger Games-inspired song called “Catching Fire,” and some stunning merchandise designs from our friends at Panem Propaganda.


Friday 10 August, 2012

8/10/12: Cool Stuff We Found This Week

This week’s cool finds include a new way to charge your iPhone, fire wings, and Glen Hansard’s “Come Away to the Water.”


Friday 13 July, 2012

7/13/12: Cool Stuff We Found This Week

This week’s cool finds include a “Girl on Fire” costume, a fan-made Mockingjay poster, and a 10-year-old musical prodigy!


Friday 06 July, 2012

7/6/12: Cool Stuff We Found This Week

This week’s cool finds include a live performance from Birdy and some truly spectacular (and funny) fan art!


Thursday 05 April, 2012

#52 Fireside Chat: Highlights

Highlights from Episode 52, including part of our One Year Anniversary discussion and the first several minutes of our score breakdown.


Sunday 01 April, 2012

#52 Fireside Chat: Pretty Good Year

We celebrate our one year anniversary with a look back at our pilot episode and talk in-depth about James Newton Howard’s original score and Songs from District 12 and Beyond.


Monday 26 March, 2012

The Best of Rockingjay (So Far)

The Rockingjay movement is gaining momentum, and we’re here to bring you up to speed on the best this new musical genre has to offer!


Sunday 04 March, 2012

#49 Fireside Chat: Who Ordered This Pig!?

Topics include the “Who ordered this pig!?” clip, #HungerGames24, Courtney’s L.A. mall experience, production notes, and Hunger is Not a Game.


Wednesday 28 December, 2011

#39 Fireside Chat: Highlights

Highlights from Episode 39, including the first few minutes of our “Safe & Sound” discussion, part of the “Battle of the Mayors,” and responses to the first question we asked during the mayor Q&A session.


Saturday 24 December, 2011

#39 Fireside Chat: Safe & Sound

In addition to discussing Taylor Swift’s “Safe & Sound” and other soundtrack news, the mayors of TheCapitol.PN join us to battle it out and answer questions.


Friday 04 November, 2011

#31 Fireside Chat: Highlights

Highlights from Episode 31, featuring an interview with Kristen Zimmer about her Hunger Games Electronica Project, “real life” Hunger Games, and Pick a Page.


Tuesday 01 November, 2011

#31 Fireside Chat: Are You Not Entertained!?

The latest book and movie-related news, an interview with Kristen Zimmer of the Hunger Games Electronica Project, real Hunger Games, and Pick a Page.


Friday 16 September, 2011

#24 Fireside Chat: Highlights

Highlights from Episode 24, featuring conversations about 9/11, Trexler Hoverhound theories, and interviews with Rockingjay artists Hello, the Future! and Rebekah Hawker.


Monday 12 September, 2011

#24 Fireside Chat: Happy Birthday, Everyone!

We remember 9/11, celebrate the 1-year birthdays of The Hob and DWTC, interview a couple of talented Rockingjays, and introduce football to Panem.