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Who Works at an Anime Convention? - - VICE PIT: UNDERCOVER

It's the first episode of the Vice Pit: Undercover - - our longer, deeper interview podcast! We talk Anime Boston 2013, Sam and Joe's friendship, and Tom's stuck in the middle, baby. Let us know in the comments who you want us to interview next!

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    Tom Pinchuk’s a writer and personality with a large number of comics, videos and features like this to his credit. Visit his website - - tompinchuk.com - - and follow his Twitter: @tompinchuk

    Sam Weller is a writer and actor who's scribed for shows like FIRST EDITION, GEEK THERAPY, and most recentlyBATGIRL: SPOILED. He also really likes anime. To know what is going to happen next, follow@cravesam

    Daniel_Newton moderator on Jan. 25, 2013 at 7:55 p.m.

    That was the most genuine "I got nothin'" I've heard in a while, ha. Joe seems cool.

    As for Joe and Sam, it sounds like the kind of relationship where the roles change depending on the mood or day of the week, really.

    Wait, what?

    KingSolomonon Jan. 25, 2013 at 9:01 p.m.

    cant wait to watch this, to bad its blocked at work... lol.

    Aleashaon Jan. 26, 2013 at 4:53 a.m.

    Interesting and funny as always guys! I look forward to your videos and haven't failed to be entertained yet. =)

    Kino88on Jan. 26, 2013 at 8:13 p.m.

    love the Higurashi reference,

    vice pit undercover has one very sexy cover girl Lol,

    that Boston convention sounds pretty sweet, it stinks I was born and raised in New York and yet I never went to an anime con before, I currently live in Florida I wonder if we have any down here?

    samweller999 staff on Jan. 28, 2013 at 1:43 p.m.

    @Daniel_Newton: Yes, Joe and I have a pretty flexible interchange :) I'd love to have Joe back on to have a more focused discussion about Sentai and other anime topics, he's a pretty well-learned dude. Kinda like you Animaniacs.

    Lowcashbroon Jan. 31, 2013 at 8:34 a.m.

    Being on the show was a blast, and I can't wait for more from the Vice Pit! And I like to consider myself a cool dude.

    Sam and I have been at odds since about 2002, so it's a relationship over a decade in the making. One of the funniest, most driven and talented guys I know and I look forwards to every episode of the Vice Pit!

    Tom's cool too. ^_^

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