AT: It’s Trolling!

Posted by on January 13th, 2021
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Short and to the point this week! Listener Reddicent asks us how to handle a troll that has co-opted their Reddit SEO. Do you handle the trouble or don’t feed the trolls? Send your project questions/ideas to neshcom@gmail.com, subject line “After Things.”

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WT: Essential Recipes

Posted by on January 12th, 2021
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The next Starship test could be as soon as this week! A new game, “Contact, Arrival, or Something Else?” What type of data would you send to an advance civilization? Or taken another way, what essential information would you send 1,000 years into the past? Got something weird? Email neshcom@gmail.com, subject line “Weird Things.”

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Andrew: Stranger Things: The Drive-Into Experience

Justin: Oculus Quest 2

Brian: Kim’s Convenience

Bryce: Notion

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AT: Soul-Sucking Letters

Posted by on January 6th, 2021
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Andrew caught a strange commercial and found an incredibly successful creative project. How do you condense your project into a simple, quick story? Contains some broad discussion of The Mandalorian season 2 and the strengths and weaknesses of The Hero’s Journey. Send your project questions/ideas to neshcom@gmail.com, subject line “After Things.”

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Brian: Slay the Spire

Bryce: Umurangi Generation

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WT: Sick and Tired

Posted by on January 4th, 2021
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It’s a new year and a new episode of Weird Things. COVID-19 vaccines are rolling out and we dissect some of the attitudes and policies that got us here. Would it be ethical to cut costs and only give people a single-shot dose instead of two? What would it look like if people faked fake-immunization badges and cards? It get’s a little fiery, but we’re all friends and had a good conversation! Got something weird? Email neshcom@gmail.com, subject line “Weird Things.”

Picks:

Andrew: Apple Watch Solo Loop and The Expanse

Brian: The Abyss

Bryce: Crash Bandicoot 4: It’s About Time

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AT: Spoilercast: Wonder Woman 1984

Posted by on December 30th, 2020
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To round out the year, we all saw Wonder Woman 1984 and have…critical thoughts! What works, what doesn’t, and why Justin can have a public opinion on Captain Marvel now. Send your project questions/ideas to neshcom@gmail.com, subject line “After Things.”

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WT: Roman Quizno’s

Posted by on December 28th, 2020
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Another amazing discovery in Pompeii leaves us wondering about ancient cuisine. We clearly need to talk about what makes a movie a rom-com. What is adermatoglyphia and what barriers does it make in the modern world? Octopi will go fist-cuffs with you!! Got something weird? Email neshcom@gmail.com, subject line “Weird Things.”

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Brian: Mr. & Mrs. Smith

Bryce: Soul

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AT: Spoilercast: Tenet

Posted by on December 23rd, 2020
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Bryce and Justin watched the latest action-sci-fi thrill ride, Tenet, and Brian doesn’t think he could be spoiled, so let’s spoil it! Send your project questions/ideas to neshcom@gmail.com, subject line “After Things.”

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WT: Hello, Humans!

Posted by on December 22nd, 2020
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A scaly surprise in Florida. Brains: you’re never alone with one! Are aliens contacting us from Proxima Centauri? Got something weird? Email neshcom@gmail.com, subject line “Weird Things.”

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Justin: The Expanse

Brian: One Punch Man

Bryce: 13 Sentinels: Aegis Rim

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AT: Frequency Meets Depth

Posted by on December 16th, 2020
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Listener Ken asks: are there really two types of podcast workflows? Plus, does Substack’s podcast feature offer serious competition to Patreon? Send your project questions/ideas to neshcom@gmail.com, subject line “After Things.”

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WT: The Space Ceiling

Posted by on December 15th, 2020
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SpaceX’s SN8 does a test flight and end in a fiery…data collection? Uh-oh, we found him! If we were a galactic federation, how would we induct a dumber planet? Mammoth bones are a cut above! Got something weird? Email neshcom@gmail.com, subject line “Weird Things.”

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Andrew: Ring Fit Adventure

Justin: Framebridge

Brian: Kim’s Convenience

Bryce: Hannibal

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AT: Fitting In-side

Posted by on December 9th, 2020
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Health and fitness! How do you keep active and healthy while staying at home? Apps, games, and software to burn calories. Send your project questions/ideas to neshcom@gmail.com, subject line “After Things.”

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WT: Dark Orbits

Posted by on December 8th, 2020
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The Arecibo Observatory has fallen into disrepair and came crashing down this week. We now know a possible mini-moon orbiting Earth is actually man-made! How our human-brains color how we create and percieve scientific phenomena. Got something weird? Email neshcom@gmail.com, subject line “Weird Things.”

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Andrew: Mank

Justin: The Expanse

Brian: Wise as Fu*k from Gary John Bishop

Bryce: Happiest Season

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AT: New Year, Fresh Outlook

Posted by on December 2nd, 2020
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What will you do the same or different in 2021? A new year, a (technical) new decade, a chance for a newness in your life? What will the next ten years bring us in computing and media? Send your project questions/ideas to neshcom@gmail.com, subject line “After Things.”

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Justin: “Matt Drudge Logs Off” from Tablet Magazine

Brian: The Soho Forum Debates

Bryce: What a Time to be Alive

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WT: 99 Mink Balloons

Posted by on December 1st, 2020
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How long is too long to wear a Santa hat? Alphabets’s DeepMind unveils a new breakthrough in protein folding and we know most of those words! A mysterious pylon in Utah get even more mysterious. King King–what if he was a zombie? Speaking of zombies… Got something weird? Email neshcom@gmail.com, subject line “Weird Things.”

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Andrew: Sabine Hossenfelder and Valerian and the City of a Thousand Planets

Justin: The Crown

Brian: Community

Bryce: How to with John Wilson

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AT: Success is a Product

Posted by on November 25th, 2020
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A huge insult in a virtual audition begs a conversation about respect in the creative industries, especially for those starting out or without means. Send your project questions/ideas to neshcom@gmail.com, subject line “After Things.”

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Andrew: ScreenFlow

Justin: Extras and Life’s Too Short

Bryce: Hades

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WT: Genuine, Bona Fide, Electrified Six-Car Hyperloop

Posted by on November 24th, 2020
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A speedy first in Vegas. Optical and audio illusions break our minds including this visual illusion. Pooping in space: how does it work on the new Dragon Crew capsule? Virtual characters are advancing, but what value do they provide? Got something weird? Email neshcom@gmail.com, subject line “Weird Things.”

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Andrew: Yellowstone

Justin: The Crown (season 2)

Bryce: Bugsnax

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