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A podcast about the pursuit of knowledge through interesting and engaging conversation, hosted by Agent Palmer. Released every other Tuesday.

Apr 18, 2023

Episode 95 features Charles Bates, who you may know as Chaz, Yahzick, The DM, or The Bard. We discuss his many hats and projects, his creative pursuits, a few fandoms, reading, the abundance of choice and so much more.

Throughout the conversation, we discuss:

  • Charles is Great
  • A writer who raps
  • Always been a writer
  • Storytellers
  • Reading
  • ADHD
  • Harry Potter
  • Tolkien
  • The desire for discovery
  • Underdogs
  • Abundance of choice
  • Florida
  • Mann Shorts
  • Rational people don't create
  • Art is Vulnerable
  • Do the thing
  • Star Wars
  • Worldbuilding
  • And much more

Mentioned and Helpful Links from This Episode

Mann Shorts on YouTube

Yahzick on Spotify

Yahzick on YouTube

Yahzick on Instagram




Other Links

Did Anderegg’s Nerds reveal Tom Bombadil to be my Shibboleth?

Small Oddities: Villain Shit


You can also hear more Palmer occasionally on Our Liner Notes, a musical conversation podcast with host Chris Maier or as co-host of The Podcast Digest with Dan Lizette.

Music created and provided by Henno Heitur of Monkey Tongue Productions.

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