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AT: Always Start, Remember to Stop

Wednesday, December 4th, 2019
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Andrew’s got a challenge for anyone preparing to work on a project: push yourself to get *something* completed in 24 hours. How do you handle projects that are indefinite in length and how can you feel good about ending and starting anew? Burnout and “seasonal” projects in media today. Send your project questions/ideas to neshcom@gmail.com, subject line “After Things.”

Justin’s new historical podcast, “Raise The Dead,” launches this week! Find all the links and subscribe now at RaiseTheDeadPodcast.com.

Picks:

Andrew: Otter voice transcription and Google Audio Recorder

Justin: The Irishman

Bryce: Xenosaga Episode I (Full Movie Cut)

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WT: Big Blob

Tuesday, December 3rd, 2019
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A mysterious blob in D.C. warrants an examination of how the government protects itself. Andrew tackles NaNoWriMo in one single day?! Got something weird? Email neshcom@gmail.com, subject line “Weird Things.”

Justin’s new historical podcast, “Raise The Dead,” launches this week! Find all the links and subscribe now at RaiseTheDeadPodcast.com.

Picks:

Andrew: Doom Patrol

Justin: Dolemite Is My Name

Bryce: Knives Out

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AT: Deadline is a Lifeline

Wednesday, November 27th, 2019
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Justin’s got a new audiobook/ebook/podcast coming next week, “Raise the Dead.” How does he promote it? Check out the first episode early on his “Politics Politics Politics” podcast this week. Send your project questions/ideas to neshcom@gmail.com, subject line “After Things.”

Picks:

Andrew: Justin’s email list – Free Political Newsletter

Justin: The Toys That Made Us

Brian: What You Do Is Who You Are from Ben Horowitz

Bryce: Pokemon Sword

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WT: Cocaine Dentist

Tuesday, November 26th, 2019
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Of course we talk about the Tesla Cybertruck and its “shattering” reveal. Fighting addiction with a brain microchip. Would we be okay with athletes using brainchips to train better? What about firefighters? Check out the first episode of Justin’s 1960 election podcast early on “Politics Politics Politics” this week. Got something weird? Email neshcom@gmail.com, subject line “Weird Things.”

The Cybertruck x Magic’s Biggest Secrets mashup (from @caitraft)

Picks:

Andrew: Inside Tyler Perry’s Atlanta studio

Justin: Ford v Ferrari

Brian: Jojo Rabbit

Bryce: The Art of Self-Defense

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AT: Digital Note Divide

Wednesday, November 20th, 2019
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What’s something you put off doing for a long time, finally did, and then wondered how you could have lived without having done it? Is any digital writing system as effective as physical writing? Send your project questions/ideas to neshcom@gmail.com, subject line “After Things.”

Picks:

Justin: VIZ-PRO Magnetic Whiteboard/Dry Erase Board

Brian: The Righteous Mind

Bryce: Plain Stationary RESEARCH NOTES and Varsity Pilot

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WT: Planes, Trains, and Jetpackmobiles

Tuesday, November 19th, 2019
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What makes an aircraft a “motorcycle?” JetPack Aviations might know. If we revolutionize air travel, could we see less-invasive TSA security options? Plus, some spoiler-filled talk about the first two episodes of Dinsey+’s The Mandalorian (spoilers start 33:50 until the end). Got something weird? Email neshcom@gmail.com, subject line “Weird Things.”

Picks:

Andrew and Justin: The Mandalorian

Brian: Indistractable

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AT: The Beginner’s Guide

Wednesday, November 13th, 2019
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Beginner’s tips and advice for anyone getting started in writing, podcasting, video-making and more. The landscapes have shifted even in the past couple of years, so what’s the best way to get started? 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 from Scott Adams

Justin: GLOW

Brian: Watchmen

Bryce: Guildlings

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WT: Is It Legal And Is It Cool?

Monday, November 11th, 2019
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Look up, it’s a Starlink! I didn’t do it, but that’s what you say when you did do it, so I’m not saying that either. An extreme haunted house. A Weird Things-themed haunting experience? Got something weird? Email neshcom@gmail.com, subject line “Weird Things.”

Picks:

Andrew: Alchemy from Rory Sutherland and Terminator: The Sarah Connor Chronicles

Justin: Rick and Morty

Brian: Alchemy from Rory Sutherland

Bryce: Death Stranding

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AT: Who You Know

Wednesday, November 6th, 2019
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We’re joined with science-fiction writer/editor Bryan Thomas Schmidt to talk about the current publishing landscape for someone with and without resources. Send your project questions/ideas to neshcom@gmail.com, subject line “After Things.”

Picks:

Andrew: How To Write A Novel from Bryan Thomas Schmidt and

Justin: “Fake news? No jobs? Prospective journalists soldier on” and

Brian: On Writing and

Bryan: The Emotion Thesaurus and

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WT: Sitting on the Doxx of the Bay

Tuesday, November 5th, 2019
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It’s November 2019 and Blade Runner is now in the past. How far has the tech come and what did Blade Runner end up predicting in society and the internet? With Google buying FitBit, is this a new tendril of ad-serving or just a fitness and health services play? How does technology intersect budget-conscious police forces? Creating “new” crimes in a tech-centric world. An entire conversation on speech in the 21st century. Got something weird? Email neshcom@gmail.com, subject line “Weird Things.”

With special guest sci-fi author and editor Bryan Thomas Schmidt

Picks:

Andrew: Simon Says from Bryan Thomas Schmidt

Justin: The Good Place

Brian: Talking to Strangers and DARK PASSAGE

Bryan: The Jaws Log

Bryce: The Morning Show

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AT: Haunted Dice

Wednesday, October 30th, 2019
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Listener Terry wrote in about what to do if you’ve got a back-catalogue of content, but you wish it were made better. Should they re-edit? Remove? Move forward? Send your project questions/ideas to neshcom@gmail.com, subject line “After Things.”

Picks:

Andrew: Good Omens

Justin: Politicon

Brian: Journey</a

Bryce: AI: The Somnium Files

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WT: The Bourne Quantum Supremacy

Tuesday, October 29th, 2019
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Google’s got a weird new computer. Is it truly quantum-fast and when can I get one? Livin’ life down on the farm, just a normal day with no crazy space crashes. Got something weird? Email neshcom@gmail.com, subject line “Weird Things.”

Picks:

Andrew: Dolemite Is My Name

Justin: Southwest Airlines

Brian: Parasite

Bryce: The Outer Worlds

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AT: Chain of Evidence

Wednesday, October 23rd, 2019
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Emails this week! Listener David wants to know when the best time to copyright/trademark something would be. Listener and Modern Rogue guest James Harrison asks what to do with his notoriety from being on the YouTube videos. Send your project questions/ideas to neshcom@gmail.com, subject line “After Things.”

Picks:

Andrew: Cloudflare

Justin: Misbehavin’ (now on Spotify)

Brian: The Infinite Game

Bryce: Daemon X Machina

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WT: Ripped Baby Demon

Tuesday, October 22nd, 2019
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Ghost baby caught on camera! A vermint in Brian’s chimney? Front-yard dragons. Extinct animal sightings in Australia. Got something weird? Email neshcom@gmail.com, subject line “Weird Things.”

Picks:

Andrew: Zombieland: Double Tap

Justin: Watchmen (the book)

Brian: Watchmen (the book)

Bryce: Ring Fit Adventure

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AT: Spoilercast: Joker

Wednesday, October 16th, 2019
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It’s a spoiler-filled episode talking about the firestorm that is Joker and the chaotic city and world it represents. Send your project questions/ideas to neshcom@gmail.com, subject line “After Things.”

Check out Andrew’s new The Naturalist book, “Dark Pattern,” out very soon!

Picks:

Andrew: Batman: The Dark Knight Returns (Frank Miller)

Brian: (Anti-Pick) El Camino: A Breaking Bad Movie

Bryce: Mr. Robot

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WT: Cauldrons of Disease

Monday, October 14th, 2019
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A new drone vehicle that promises much quieter propulsion. We have confirmed UFOs, but are they aliens? Natural disasters can lead to mass-infection? What about recreational tubs? Got something weird? Email neshcom@gmail.com, subject line “Weird Things.”

Check out Andrew’s new The Naturalist book, “Dark Pattern,” out very soon!

Picks:

Andrew: South Park – Band in China episode and The Righteous Gemstones

Justin: Joker

Brian: Reply All #149: “30-50 Feral Hogs”

Bryce: Schitt’s Creek

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