Cousin Mike is a long time comic book reader who appreciates people who drop references mid-conversation, long walks on the beach, and a good movie marathon. Mike wants people to know: 1) Han shot first, 2) Always carry shark repellent, 3) If you love a superhero the book it's based on because it's WAY better.

Crystal is just a nerd who loves good scotch, good company, and good books. So Digital And Vellum is Crystal’s years of book obsession come to digital life! After years of people asking her for book related advise, she got a wild hair to start a YouTube channel where those same friends can no go and see what she is currently reading, reviews of books she’s read, and find out about new books that have caught her eye. Find Crystal on Facebook ( and/or on YouTube (
Longtime friend to Kevin and fellow cast member of The Kings Stocks (Minnesota Renaissance Festival), Graham is a comic book/sci-fi geek with a passion for computers and gaming. Graham is also a staff reviewer for and is sometimes seen working with his brother on
Mike Z is  a nerd of life, mountain man with a laptop and a lightsaber. Seeker of awesomeness, wielder of epic knowledge. Jack of all Nerdom, Master of some.
Austin Gorton is a writer and comic book geek, TV enthusiast and film buff still waiting for them to get to the fireworks factory. Read his writing at the Real Gentlemen of Leisure, check out the podcast he co-hosts, A Very Special Episode, and follow him on Twitter @AustinGorton.
Meghan is the co-creator, co-writer, co-producer (AKA: co-chief) of The Lair! She's been a nerd since puberty, identifies as a Slythendor, and met her co-writer Kevin during a high school production of Little Shop of Horrors. She joined The King's Stocks cast at the MN Renaissance Festival  in 2012, where she met Nick and Robb. She's also a flannel-wearing, The-Current-listening, art-history-degree-having hipster of terrible proportions. Her favorite word is "cactus" and she loves the smell of chocolate chip cookies.
Amanda Day is an actress, voiceover talent and host known for her roles in The Seeker, ABC's In An Instant, Tom Clancy's The Division game and soon to be released First Person Plural. She loves cooking for friends, playing with swords, and travelling the world in search of new adventures. You can check out Amanda's IMDb page HERE.
Lee is a graduate of the University of Iowa, where he was a competitor and assistant coach for the National Collegiate Tae Kwon Do team when they placed 2nd in the Country, and took a Team to compete in the Kumdo World Championships in Korea 2004. Lee has studied a variety of empty hand and weapon based combat systems from Europe, Asia, South America, and the US. Lee also studied internationally receiving certificates and degrees from the Sorbonne and the Chamber of Commerce in Paris while also learning several languages. That said Lee is still a dork and has far too many Star Wars toys for a grown man. Lee can also quote nearly any movie from 1980-2000. Lee is a 10 foot tall beast man who showers in vodka and feeds his ladies shrimp scampi.

Brian is Nick's roommate who is usually present when B3E is being recorded.  You never hear Brian, but he often chimes in with his non-verbal communication as we record.