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Aaron "Mxy" Yost was an admin for the Dtoid Forums, and hosted/produced the Radio Destructoid podcast with some of the other Dtoid community managers. He also has a dark secret that must never be revealed, lest the world be split asunder.

Pronunciation: "Miks-yez-pit-lik" Most people just pronounce it "Mixie" for short.

I'm a riddle, wrapped in a mystery, inside an enigma; but perhaps there is a key. That key is Russian national interest.

I am a tale told by an idiot, full of sound and fury, signifying nothing.

I'm not sorry for the things I've said. There's a wild man in my head.

I am two with nature.

I'm a bird who doesn't sing because I have an answer, I sing because I have a song.

I mostly come at night... Mostly.

I'm an alligator, I'm a mama-papa coming for you.

I'm the space invader, I'll be a rock 'n' rollin' bitch for
you.

I'm like, you know... this guy.



You should listen to Radio Destructoid! It's the best podcast ever, except for those other ones that are better.

Ben and I make videos. You love them and want to subscribe to our YouTube channel:

FOOTBALL!!! Blitz: the League 2 Destructoid contest
Left 4 Dead: Interview with a Zombie
Resident Evil 5: A Lesson In Tolerance
Maniac Mansion: Requiem For a Hamster
Castle Crashers Outtakes (Terminator Contest)
Left 4 Dead 2: Interview with a Zombie 2
L4D2 Interview 2 Outtakes
Using Adrenaline in Left 4 Dead 2
The Man-lympics
The Man-lympics Outtakes and Bonus Footage
The Package
Project Mario Vlog: Episode 1
Project Mario Vlog: Episode 2

You can also listen to our ravings about geek culture every week on Airport Road: The Podcast!

My Web 2.0s:
360voice
Digg
Facebook
GameTap
Guitar Hero
MySpace
Rock Band
Steam
Tumblr
Twitter
Xbox.com
YouTube

Licensed Games That Don't Entirely Suck:
#1: DuckTales
#2: Chip 'n Dale Rescue Rangers
#3: The Super Star Wars Trilogy
#4: The Dungeons & Dragons Arcade Games
#5: The Warriors



Wii Code: 8534 9943 5696 5337
SSB Brawl Code: 2750-0776-6751
Mario Kart Wii Code: 2363-6044-4563

Much love to domataos for my cblog banner, itemforty for my avatar, and The GHost for my DToid card, as well as every single Dtoider out there for helping to make this the best community on the Interwebs.
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THE GOVERNMENT HAS LIED TO YOU. DRAGONBEARS EXIST AND THIS VIDEO IS PROOF OF THE CONSPIRACY. THEY LIKE NUTS. FOR MORE INFORMATION SUBSCRIBE TO AIRPORT ROAD: THE PODCAST AND VISIT OUR WEBSITE!!!

PS: Scribblenauts short hopefully shooting soon!








Hi Destructoid Cblog people! My computer blew up a couple weeks ago, but like Colonel Steve Austin it's been upgraded with new hardware and back in action. So now I can tell you about things I've been doing!

Our second Project Mario Vlog is out (click here if you missed the first one), and will appear in a magical moving picture box directly below these words.



Ben, Rob and I have also started a weekly podcast, creatively titled "Airport Road: The Podcast". Each week we ramble on about geeky stuff and demonstrate a sad amount of knowledge about useless trivia for 90 minutes or so. I have it on good authority that it's the greatest podcast you will ever listen to.

Episode 1: Podblast
Episode 2: Podcast Chaos
Episode 3: 80's Nostalgia
Episode 4: 90's Nostalgia

Please subscribe if you actually care about what we have to say!

We have a forum thread dedicated to it, please stop by, tell us what you think, and offer any suggestions for improvement or topics you'd like to hear us discuss!

Ben & our friend/fellow filmmaker Richie have another podcast, Dispatches from the Weird, in which they talk about different geeky stuff and I occasionally appear. Check it out as well! DO IT!

PS: Follow our tumblr blog for all things Airport Road-related.










It's been a long time since our last video, so we thought we'd post something showcasing what we've been working on. Since we want to keep the subject matter under wraps until we're ready for the full reveal, we decided to use secret code names like in the spy movies. A few of you might be savvy enough to figure out which game we're covering next; if so please don't ruin the surprise for everyone else! Be content knowing that you have a keen and analytical mind, and were one of the few able to process and link together our subtle clues in order to solve the ingenious mystery we've created for you.

In the first Project Mario vlog, Ben, Rob, and Dude will guide you through the early stages of costume construction, introduce the main characters, and argue with each other about shades of green. I'm not in this video because nobody gave me a ride over to Rob's house after I told people I totally wanted to go but didn't have enough gas to drive myself. So I sat by the phone, waiting for Ben or Dude to call and say "Hey what's up? I'm going to come pick you up because I'm an awesome friend and that's what bros do for each other". But no one ever called. I sat in our empty house alone for the rest of the night. Totally not crying.

Project Mario has undergone multiple evolutions into the final concept, and even though it's taken a while to get here I'm glad we waited for this version. It's inspired everyone to really ramp up the production quality, and we'll be showing you how the work is progressing in future installments of this vlog. This is probably going to be the biggest project we've ever attempted, and if we pull it off there's no doubt in my mind we'll finally realize our dreams of being rich and internet famous.

In other news, Rob, Ben, and I recorded the first episode of Airport Road: The Podcast last night. Going to edit it tonight with Ben and we'll hopefully have it online in a day or two. In it we talk a bit about movies, what games we've been playing, debate who would win in a battle between Godzilla and Cthulhu, recall our history with Destructoid and how we got started in the lucrative internet film making business, and go into further depth about Project Mario. We got a bit carried away, so this episode might run a bit longer than planned. Had a blast recording it, and looking forward to doing the next one!








Deadline is TODAY!

Here's everything you need to know. I would put more effort into this but I'm really sick right now. If you haven't already, get to reminiscing!











Never come between Zodiac and her badges. Not even if you're a shark.




See that? That's the badge YOU can have proudly displayed above your avatar on the Destructoid Forums!

"But Mxy," you ask yourself. "How can I possibly acquire this? Surely I am not worthy of such majesty! PS: You're an amazingly awesome guy I aspire to be like and assuming I'm a cute chick I want to sex you."

Well I am quite flattered by your compliments, and I assure you earning the Four Year Anniversary Badge is actually quite easy! All you have to do is share some of your favorite Destructoid memories in this thread right here. If you're curious what other little squares with pictures in them you may receive, see the Badge List. Badges may be claimed by posting your evidence in the Badge Request Thread. If you haven't yet become a member of the Forums, then WHAT THE HELL IS YOUR PROBLEM GET WITH THE PROGRAM BRO!!!

However, you must act now! The cut off for this incredible offer is Friday April 16th. After that, the window of opportunity closes forever. You'll be doomed to an eternity of knowing you could have had everything you ever dreamed, if only you'd made the effort when you had the chance. So what are you waiting for? GO GO GO!
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A while back we created a video for the Darksiders "Prove your manliness" contest, only to screw up and miss the deadline by a few hours. Well, Hamza decided to be incredibly awesome and send us a box of random swag anyway for publicly humiliating ourselves. A few weeks ago we received the package, and this happened:



There were a few more things in the box that didn't get featured due to us running out of time to film and editing. I have no idea if we even pronounced Hamza's name right either. Probably not, I don't get much sleep anymore and have no idea what's going on about anything. Regardless, CTZ is the freaking man and this silly video is our way of saying thank you for everything he's done for us over the years. Thanks Robokitty!

PS: LotrO is rad. If anyone else still plays, I'm Mxyrandir on the Brandywine server.