AT: A Little Preachy

Posted by on September 22nd, 2021
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What non-fiction have you been reading? Send your project questions/ideas to neshcom@gmail.com, subject line “After Things.”

Andrew: Chaos Monkeys

Justin: Anarchy, State, and Utopia

Bryce: Freedom from Anxious Thoughts and Feelings

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WT: Team Rocket Lens Flare Effect

Posted by on September 21st, 2021
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The longest gets longester! Penguins attacked by what? Jupiter caught one to the face and SpaceX did their own space tourism last week! Got something weird? Email neshcom@gmail.com, subject line “Weird Things.”

Picks:

Andrew: You Only Live Twice and Mustard on YouTube

Justin: Heels

Bryce: Evangelion: 3.0+1.01 Thrice Upon a Time

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WT: Sideways Rockets and Epi-splosions

Posted by on September 14th, 2021
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Fake Wal-Mart and litecoin rumors. Firefly Alpha launches a big, bright explosion machine. What’s in the latest Mars rock samples? Got something weird? Email neshcom@gmail.com, subject line “Weird Things.”

After Things is off this week and will be back next week!

Picks:

Andrew: What If…?

Justin: Anarchy, State, and Utopia

Brian: Oathbringer

Bryce: Red Seas Under Red Skies

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AT: Zero to One to One Million

Posted by on September 1st, 2021
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Listener Nick has a question: how do you set long-term goals? Breaking down big ideas and concepts into smaller, doable actions. Send your project questions/ideas to neshcom@gmail.com, subject line “After Things.”

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WT: Been Banditin’

Posted by on August 31st, 2021
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We’re skeptical of a bandit and the reporting around it. Havana syndrome: if it’s real, what is the danger? Is it a new sonic weapon? Amid the star contract wars, Blue Origin is working on a new, impressive upper stage booster. What would happen if Blue Origin shacked up with another nation–and would that ever happen? Got something weird? Email neshcom@gmail.com, subject line “Weird Things.”

Picks:

Andrew: Congo from Michael Crichton

Justin: The White Lotus

Brian: Hacks

Bryce: Formula 1: Drive to Survive

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AT: Break That Dynamic

Posted by on August 25th, 2021
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How do you gauge how you should present yourself for different audiences? Code-switching, basically? The pressures of being “on.” Corporate versus casual environments. Send your project questions/ideas to neshcom@gmail.com, subject line “After Things.”

Picks:

Justin: Quiz Show

Brian: Ted Lasso

Bryce: Freedom From Anxious Thoughts and Feelings from Scott Symington

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WT: Nature Be Shoppin’

Posted by on August 24th, 2021
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NASA has paid SpaceX for the Human Landing System (HLS) and removed the stop-work order. SpaceX says we’ll get a human to the moon before its 2024 deadline. Do you want to buy a black site? Facebook redesigns the meeting in virtual reality. As we return to society, so too does wilderness. Tesla’s bot: a joke or a vision? Got something weird? Email neshcom@gmail.com, subject line “Weird Things.”

Picks:

Justin: The White Lotus

Brian: The Game

Bryce: Formula 1: Drive to Survive

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AT: Within Difficulty is Opportunity

Posted by on August 18th, 2021
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Bad jobs! Everyone’s got stories, but what can we learn from them as employees and employers? Lynyrd Skynyrd corners, cougar feeding, and Keebler elves. Send your project questions/ideas to neshcom@gmail.com, subject line “After Things.”

Picks:

Andrew: Ripley’s Game

Justin: Guardians of the Galaxy

Brian: Free Guy

Bryce: The Silence of the Lambs

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WT: Friend-Shaped Launchpad

Posted by on August 17th, 2021
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Everyday Astronaut got a first-hand tour with Elon Musk at the SpaceX Starship launchpad. How does three hours of seemingly-unfiltered conversation about space affect the public image of SpaceX and Musk? Mechazilla, a real UFO catcher shaped liked a friend. Boeing hits more snags and Blue Origin goes to court. Got something weird? Email neshcom@gmail.com, subject line “Weird Things.”

Picks:

Andrew: Everyday Astronaut on YouTube

Justin: The Suicide Squad

Brian: Star Trek: Lower Decks

Bryce: The White Lotus

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AT: Critical Thinking Over Worry

Posted by on August 11th, 2021
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With a new wave of COVID and a new report on global warming, how do you cut through the noise and engage with critial thinking? How does clickbait overshadow real, nuanced public conversation? Then, how do you set up your day? Voice assistants: frustrating! Send your project questions/ideas to neshcom@gmail.com, subject line “After Things.”

Picks:

Andrew: iPad Pro and Apple Pencil

Brian: The Stormlight series from Brandon Sanderson

Bryce: Things on iOS and macOS

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WT: Capital-B Big Rocket!

Posted by on August 10th, 2021
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SpaceX’s Starship is fully assembled and it’s BIG. Remember when the ISS accidentally rotated? It may have been more than we thought! This German man got a huge fine…what did he do? Got something weird? Email neshcom@gmail.com, subject line “Weird Things.”

Picks:

Andrew: The African Queen

Brian: The Suicide Squad

Bryce: The White Lotus

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AT: Ready or Not?

Posted by on August 4th, 2021
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When viral content finally snags a sale, but loses the sale on the follow-through. How do you prepare for success? When building your product leads to product blindness. When are you ready to tell people about your thing? Send your project questions/ideas to neshcom@gmail.com, subject line “After Things.”

Picks:

Andrew: ScreenFlow

Justin: I Think You Should Leave with Tim Robinson

Brian: Demeo

Bryce: iOS Widget Stack

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WT: 2021: A Space Dramedy

Posted by on August 3rd, 2021
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The ISS is NOT meant to spin, comrade! But also the Russians are still pretty good at space! Didn’t Bezos’s rocket look like a peen and how do we feel about rich-guy space tourism? The complicated history of rocketry. Can life live on a very small mountain on a neutron star? Got something weird? Email neshcom@gmail.com, subject line “Weird Things.”

Picks:

Andrew: Jungle Cruise

Justin: Party Down

Brian: Memento

Bryce: Hummingbird docuvideo from Hummingbird Spot

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AT: Oops, I Did Ten Thousand Hours

Posted by on July 28th, 2021
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Brian talks about his experience leaving Dell in 199[8?] and going full-time as a magician plus a new experience of letting go for Brian. How can you let go? Bryce is supervising remote editors and is feeling a little unsure about how to…supervise! Send your project questions/ideas to neshcom@gmail.com, subject line “After Things.”

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WT: I Kinda Won

Posted by on July 27th, 2021
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Scientists discover a brand new chimp-gorilla interaction. We have to take this case to Ape’s Court. Hipster disease nostalgia has taken Colorado by storm! How do we get people active without nagging you on your wrist? Got something weird? Email neshcom@gmail.com, subject line “Weird Things.”

Picks:

Andrew: Expedition Unknown: Shark Trek

Justin: 2020 Summer Olympic Games in Tokyo

Brian: The Stormlight Archive series from Brandon Sanderson

Bryce: Ted Lasso

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AT: Still Great

Posted by on July 21st, 2021
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Bryce and Justin talk with Andrew about Great Night, the reboot of Night Attack. What went into the visual and structural decisions? How do you break a 7+ year old podcast and re-build it bigger and better? Plus, some sleep suggestions. Send your project questions/ideas to neshcom@gmail.com, subject line “After Things.”

Picks:

Bryce: Is ‘Futurama’ The Next Great Sleep Hack?

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