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CPGB - Comedy Punk Games & Books Podcast

Ryan Parker and Reid Pegram present CPGB: Comedy Punk Games & Books. New episodes available on the first Wednesday of every month. Follow us on Facebook, Twitter and Instagram -

Feb 14, 2018

Welcome to the very first episode of the CPGB podcast. From the "Catacombs of Despair" located in the steam tunnels beneath the soft white underbelly of Raleigh, North Carolina, hosts Ryan Parker and Reid Pegram bring you the inaugural episode of "CPGB: Home of Underground Podcasting". In this episode, it's all about getting to know our hosts and the purpose behind the podcast. This month, Reid and Ryan talk about:

  • The burgeoning comedy scene in North Carolina
  • Reid's horrific injury and why it kept him from seeing one of his favorite metal bands
  • Favorite punk and metal venues in the Triangle (and beyond) 
  • report from the metal show at Slim's Downtown Distillery featuring: Mega Colossus, Knightmare, Children of the Reptile & Mortal Man
  • The Punkrock Smackdown 7 at The Maywood featuring: Black Cat Attack, No Anger Control, Poison Anthem, Children of October, Ghosts of Saturday Nite, MechaBull, Safe Word, Machinegun Earl
  • Reid's opinion on the greatest video game console of all time
  • Why Ryan thinks we are in a board game renaissance 
  • A book recommendation for comic book enthusiasts and comic book recommendations

Reid Pegram live stand-up performances:

  • Feb 18th, 7:00pm @ Mystery Brewing in Hillsboro, NC
  • Feb 19th, 6:00pm - NC Comedy Festival @ The Idiot Box in Greensboro, NC
  • Feb 21st, 9:00pm - NC Comedy Festival @ The Idiot Box in Greensboro, NC
  • Feb. 28th, 9:30pm - The Dwayne "The Rock" Johnson House Party Comedy Open Mic @ The Outpost, Raleigh, NC 
  • March 1st, 8:00pm - The People's ShowCase: A Night of Stand-up Comedy @ The Outpost in Raleigh, NC
  • March 2nd & 3rd, 7:00 & 9:30 (both nights) - Hosting for Gina Brillon @ The Dead Crow Comedy Room in Wilmington, NC 
  • March 30th & 31st, 7:00 & 9:30 (both nights) - Hosting for Randy Liedtke @ The Dead Crow Comedy Room in Wilmington, NC