Archive for January, 2019

WT: I Only Click on Arby’s Ads

Tuesday, January 22nd, 2019
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The Super Blood Wolf Moon brings out the weird crew! Deep fakes will undoubtedly affect the news landscape in the short term. Are there any solutions now and what could hypothetically solve it? A new type of rain in Brazil. The speed of light is fast, but is it really THAT fast? Got something weird? Email neshcom@gmail.com, subject line “Weird Things.”

Picks:

Andrew: Narcos: Mexico

Justin: Fyre: The Greatest Party That Never Happened

Brian: Night Attack’s upcoming “All’s Well” comedy album

Bryce: RetroArch

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AT: Seashell Sparkplugs

Wednesday, January 16th, 2019
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Listener Nick asks how we research in our various projects and we explore how that parallels and interweaves with the outlining and pre-production processes. How do you get over the dreaded first step? Send your project questions/ideas to neshcom@gmail.com, subject line “After Things.”

Picks:

Andrew: How to Fail at Almost Everything and Still Win Big

Justin: Slate’s Standoff

Brian: Something’s Off with Andrew Heaton

Bryce: Your Kickstarter Sucks

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WT: Boulevard of Broken Fiber Dreams

Tuesday, January 15th, 2019
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Fusion energy: if we’re a decade away from widespread use, what does a fusion energy future look like? 5G is definitely on the way. Will telecoms treat users right in a wireless nirvana? GMO foods: the latest illogical craze since flouride in the water. And a living Christmas tree?! Got something weird? Email neshcom@gmail.com, subject line “Weird Things.”

Picks:

Andrew: Mandy

Justin: The Kominsky Method

Brian: All’s Well: A Night Attack album

Bryce: Tidying Up with Marie Kondo

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AT: Digital Abs

Wednesday, January 9th, 2019
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Justin’s made a pledge to use social media more this year. How does social media tie into the daily lives of people who work online? Is inbox-zero feasible? Send your project questions/ideas to neshcom@gmail.com, subject line “After Things.”

Picks:

Andrew: Houdini’s Cell

Justin: My Day by Eleanor Roosevelt

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WT: You Wouldn’t Hit a Man With Spectacles (fixed)

Tuesday, January 8th, 2019
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Andrew has some choice words for SnapChat. We play: What Am I Poking? Clinging to this mortal coil. Got something weird? Email neshcom@gmail.com, subject line “Weird Things.”

Picks:

Andrew: Key and Peele and The Kominsky Method

Justin: True Detective, season 1

Brian: Moby Dick, narrated by Frank Muller

Bryce: Awesome Games Done Quick
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AT: Aquaman and the Normal Sized Helmet

Friday, January 4th, 2019
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We all saw Aquaman and have thoughts! Spoilers start at 7:28 until the end. After seeing it, check out this critique of the hottest underwater superhero film yet. Send your project questions/ideas to neshcom@gmail.com, subject line “After Things.”
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WT: Plastic Straw Cleanse

Tuesday, January 1st, 2019
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It’s a new year and we’re here to talk pedestrian fatalities. Walk and drive safely! 2019 is upon us–how does our present compare to the fictionalized versions of 2019 like Blade Runner and Running Man? Also, drones create holiday hell in England. Got something weird? Email neshcom@gmail.com, subject line “Weird Things.”

Picks:

Andrew: Aquaman

Justin: Black Mirror: Bandersnatch

Brian: Dark Tower book series

Bryce: Nailed It! Holiday!

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