Zack and Griffin's Multiversal Pet Shop

An improv comedy podcast about pets, monsters, and running a small business.

About the show

Zack and Griffin, with their oodles* of podcaster gold, have settled down to the quiet life of owning the single Pet Shop of The Multiversetm. Dragons, Dogs, Dogs for Dragons, these fellas have it all!

*The Technical Term

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Episodes

  • Episode 90: Kreate-A-Krasis

    May 18th, 2022  |  1 hr 1 min
    arclight phoenix, cackler, dnd 5e, felidar, guildmaster's guide to ravnica, krasis

    Did you know Guildmaster's Guide to Ravnica exists? Cause we totally forgot it did. Thank goodness we remembered, cause it brought us a whole new batch of fun friends, some of which are highly customizable!

  • Episode 89: Thunder Given Flesh

    May 4th, 2022  |  58 mins 21 secs
    bellowheart, cypher, earthshaker, minnern, monte cook games, neveri, ninth world, numenera

    The trend for creatures for the Ninth World tends to either be "absolutely not" or "uncomfortably sexy." Find out who's who as Zack and Griff reopen the time portal and delve the depths of Numenera from Monte Cook Games!

  • Episode 88: Department Store Mimic

    April 20th, 2022  |  1 hr 45 secs
    dnd 5e, draconic shard, eyedrake, fizban's treasury of dragons, gem stalker, hoard mimic, mr. fizzy's dragon bucket

    How'd we open a book all about dragons and not technically talk about a single dragon? Zack and Griffin open up Fizban's Treasury of Dragons yet again to scrape out every last morsel of dragon humor.

  • Episode 87: Sh*tty Pokémon 5: Little Jelly Butt Boy

    April 6th, 2022  |  58 mins 8 secs
    black, gen 5, pokemon, solosis, tirtouga, trubbish, unova, vanillite, white

    Unova calls are Zack and Griffin turn their hats around and open up the Pokédex to find the worst 'mons in the region! And maybe, just maybe, redesign some of these Pokémon for the better.

  • Episode 86: Festooned Murder Ball

    March 23rd, 2022  |  1 hr 22 secs
    cave qui, cypher, gazer, monte cook games, ninth world, numenera, skysmasher, slicer bettle

    Zack and Griffin have both been very ill recently, and decided to discuss some horrors of the Ninth World to restore their spirits? Yeah, doesn't make much sense to us either, but one of these critters actually turns out to be a pretty good pet! What a surprise!

  • Episode 85: Eat The Rich('s Boats)

    March 9th, 2022  |  1 hr 3 mins
    dnd, gerridae, kobold press, kongamato, ravenala, serpopard, tome of beasts

    In case you haven't noticed, we're big fans of Kobold Press and their tomes that are full of beasts! We open the first Tome of Beasts again and play matchmaker to some hard to cuddle pets, while also plotting the downfall of capitalism. Enjoy!

  • Episode 84: Itty Bitty Bois 3: Mister Hiss

    February 25th, 2022  |  1 hr 5 mins
    attercoppe, dnd, keyhole dragonette, kobold press, orniraptor, snake with a hundred mage hands, tome of beasts 2

    We at the Pet Shop know that friends come in all shapes and sizes! After some big bois, we can't forget to show some love to the little guys! It's a return to Kobold Press's Tome of Beasts 2, but this time with extreme chickens and weasel dragons!

  • Episode 83: Big Bois 6: Diabolical Hoots

    February 9th, 2022  |  1 hr 16 secs
    a-mi-kuk, alpamac, kobold press, shukankor, tome of beasts 2, willowhaunt

    In today's episode, Zack and Griff open up Kobold Press's Tome of Beasts 2! They should've called it the Tome of BIG BOIS, because there's only the biggest of the bois in this episode! Trout monsters and death trees for everyone!

  • Episode 82: Nearly Breathless Brett

    January 26th, 2022  |  58 mins 7 secs
    dnd, dnd5e, fizban's treasury of dragons, ghost dragon, harengon, korred, metallic sentinel, metallic warbler, mr. fizzy's dragon bucket, the wild beyond the witchlight

    It's a two-for-one special today at your favorite Pet Shop! Zack and Griffin return to two previous sourcebooks to talk about some folks who are just plain rad. Step beyond the Witchlight and call up Fizban, it's time for a HSOMGTFAFR!

  • Episode 81: Sky Sniper Shawn

    January 12th, 2022  |  1 hr 4 mins
    cypher, mercurial wasp, monte cook games, ninth world, numenera, oxyuratl, psellis, void cat

    It's the first episode of the new year! Zack and Griffin prepare for 2022 to do its worst while checking out more mechanical friends from the Ninth World, courtesy of Monte Cook Games!

  • Episode 80: Griff or Groff?

    December 15th, 2021  |  56 mins 5 secs
    dnd, groff, pest mascot, relic sloth, ruin grinder, strixhaven

    Wands? Check. Lunchbox? Check. New source material? Check! Class is in session as Zack and Griff explore the new "Strixhaven: Curriculum of Chaos" source book in DnD 5e!

  • Episode 79: Sh*tty Pokemon 4: John Stem

    December 1st, 2021  |  1 hr 5 mins
    bidoof, cherubi, chingling, diamond, drifloon, pearl, pokemon, sinnoh

    Under obligations laid out by the Multiversal Board of Directors, this episode of Sh*tty Pokemon is a lot less sh*tty! Open up your Dex and turn that ball cap around, we're going to the Sinnoh region to hype up some of the dumbest Pokemon from Diamond and Pearl!

  • Episode 78: The Lost Episode

    November 17th, 2021  |  1 hr 9 mins

    Shoppers, it's been a good three years of Zacks, Griffins, Multiverses, Pets, and Shops! We thought it would be fun to look back at the episode we recorded on New Year's Eve 2017, to see how far we've come.

    Thank you to everyone who has listened. We love you all!

  • Episode 77: The Breath Boys!

    November 3rd, 2021  |  58 mins 38 secs
    animated breath, dracohydra, dragonblood ooze, fizban's treasury of dragons, liondrake, mr. fizzy's dragon bucket

    Did you know we've like never talked about dragons on this show? Well get ready for more of that, because even though Zack and Griff open the covers of Fizban's Treasury of Dragons, they don't actually talk about any dragons! But what they do talk about is so, so much better.

  • Episode 76: Necromancy 101

    October 20th, 2021  |  56 mins 38 secs
    boneless, halloween, mummy, skeleton, zombie

    Class is in session! Zack and Griffin are here today to give you all the tools you need to summon your very own zombie and/or skeleton, just in time for the spookiest of days! Grab your spellbooks and ink those quills, it's time to get spoopy!

  • Episode 75: It Burbles!

    October 6th, 2021  |  1 hr 3 mins
    brigganock, campestri, dnd, dnd5e, jabberwock, living doll, wild beyond the witchlight

    Pack your torches, cause we're going down the rabbit hole! It's the Wild Beyond the Witchlight! All things fey and fantastic await just around the corner. And some spooky stuff too. We have a quota to fill.

    Content Warning: this episode contains a segment on the Living Doll creature. If you find this content unsettling, please feel free to skip this segment! It begins at 17:20 and ends at 27:05