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August 9th, 2019

Episode 10 - Caffeine FT. Dario Carrion

July 26th, 2019

Episode 9 - You’re the Worst

July 12th, 2019

Episode 8 - Just Checking In

June 28th, 2019

Episode 7 - The Golden State Killer

June 14th, 2019

Episode 6 - The Writing Process FT. McKegg Collins

May 31st, 2019

Episode 5 - The 2020 Democratic Primary Candidates FT. Kenton Tilford

Wesley has his brother, Kenton Tilford, on to discuss the candidates in the Democratic Primary field for the 2020 election. Kenton mentions an article about swing voters that can be found here: - As always, make sure to subscribe and leave those 5-star reviews on Apple Podcasts. To listen to past episodes go over to - The next episode of Checking in with Wes will be on June 14th!

May 17th, 2019

Episode 4 - Moral Orel

Wes showed up, even though he's sick, to talk about Moral Orel! It's a clay animated television series that aired on Adult Swim from 2005-2008. It had a complicated run, but has cemented itself as a catalyst for shows like Bojack Horseman and Rick & Morty. Wes also actually follows through with the premise of the podcast and checks in this episode. About time! Check out the full episode at - Make sure to subscribe and leave those 5-Star reviews! See you for The Basement Diaries this Tuesday!

May 3rd, 2019

Episode 3 - Pre-Code Hollywood

Pre-code Hollywood was the brief time in the American Film Industry when the motion picture production code was not being enforced. Wes explores how the films of this time period have influenced modern TV and film. A few of the films Wes discusses in this episode are "The Public Enemy" (1931), "Safe in Hell" (1931), and "It Happened One Night" (1934). He also talks about the career of Warren William, who was an actor known as "The King of Pre-Code".If you have any questions or have a topic you would like to be covered on a future episode, please email us at, we'd love to hear from you! Stay tuned for The Basement Diaries on Tuesday, May 7th. and the next Checking in with Wes on May 17th. You can catch up on past episodes at Thanks for listening! Below are two scenes that I mentioned in the podcast - Enjoy! (I do not own, or claim to own, any of the rights from these videos)

April 19th, 2019

Episode 2 - Feline Behavior Ft. Clare Winter

Wes is back, and this week he's talking about Feline Behavior with Clare Winter. The two have a cat together, so they know a thing or two! They talk about introducing a cat into a new environment and the difference in behavior between domestic and feral cats. Wes also updates us on the patreon page he's working on. Make sure to subscribe for more updates!

April 5th, 2019

Episode 1 - Scandinavian Folklore Ft. Dario Carrion

Darío joins Wes in talking about Scandinavian folklore and its influences on modern horror films in the very first episode of Checking in with Wes. Make sure to leave a review on iTunes and Stitcher and stay tuned for the next episode on April 19th, and listen to The Basement Diaries this coming Tuesday!

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