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WT: Future-Transport Tycoon

Tuesday, October 17th, 2017
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Did your gravity feel weird? Transportation of the future: what’s the smart bet in the next 20 years? #JourneyQuest returns next week! With Weird Things producer Bryce Castillo. Got something weird? Email neshcom@gmail.com, subject line “Weird Things.”

Visual of neutron star collision

Picks:

Andrew: Stranger Things: The Game

Justin: NOT The Defenders

Bryce: Another Lost Phone

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WT: The Locked-Mess Monster

Thursday, October 12th, 2017
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Certain footage of ghosts! See the video here. #JourneyQuest: Brian and his monkey army have rolled into a desert town. Follow the power trip! Catch our spoiler-filled Blade Runner 2049 discussion on the After Things podcast. Got something weird? Email neshcom@gmail.com, subject line “Weird Things.”

Pick:

Blade Runner 2049

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AT: Blade Spoiler 2049

Wednesday, October 11th, 2017
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Spoiler alert: this is a spoiler-filled discussion on Blade Runner 2049. Go see this fantastic movie and then enjoy this discussion! Send your project questions/ideas to neshcom@gmail.com, subject line “After Things.”

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Blade Runner 2049

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AT: We Can Read It

Tuesday, October 3rd, 2017
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Joined with Bryan Thomas Schmidt, editor and co-author of Predator: If It Bleeds, available now on Kindle. How Bryan got into the business writing and editing. Check out Andrew’s new book, The Naturalist, now in paperback and Audible. Send your project questions/ideas to neshcom@gmail.com, subject line “After Things.”

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WT: Big Friendly Rocket

Tuesday, October 3rd, 2017
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SpaceX announces the BFR, new timeline to Mars, and one more thing… #JourneyQuest continues next week! Check out Andrew’s new book, The Naturalist, now in paperback and Audible. Got something weird? Email neshcom@gmail.com, subject line “Weird Things.”

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Picks:

Andrew: Blade Runner

Justin: Rick and Morty

Brian: The Sting

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AT: Are You Gonna Be My Guy?

Thursday, September 28th, 2017
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Naturalist is still #1. When do you talk about new projects? Send your project questions/ideas to neshcom@gmail.com, subject line “After Things.”

Picks:

Andrew: Red Dwarf

Brian: Brian’s TEDx talk

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WT: The Full Stack

Wednesday, September 27th, 2017
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Con crud kills. We’ll see more of the Raptor engine tomorrow. Goblins!…?! #JourneyQuest: Justin goes shopping and Brian leads his pack of chimps. Got something weird? Email neshcom@gmail.com, subject line “Weird Things.”

Picks:

Andrew: AirPods

Justin: Rick and Morty

Brian: Voltron VR Chronicles

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AT: Stopping Things

Thursday, September 21st, 2017
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How to say no and what’s the best way to start and stop? Send your project questions/ideas to neshcom@gmail.com, subject line “After Things.”

Picks:

Justin: Unbelievable

Brian: Hacking Growth

Bryce: The Secret of Psalm 46

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WT: I’ll Have Nun Of It

Wednesday, September 20th, 2017
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Spiro and the Fudge are on the case! What is this mysterious letter? Now a slightly-darker-black planet! Poop for brains. Got something weird? Email neshcom@gmail.com, subject line “Weird Things.”

Picks:

Justin: What Happened

Brian: The Naturalist and American Vandal

Bryce: The Good Place

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AT: Courageous

Wednesday, September 13th, 2017
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Apple’s got a big announcement tomorrow. What can we expect tech-wise? What about ten years from now? Get Andrew’s new book, The Naturalist, for free this month if you have Prime! Send your project questions/ideas to neshcom@gmail.com, subject line “After Things.”

Picks:

Andrew: Becoming Steve Jobs

Justin: The first iPhone

Brian: Climb Out Network

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WT: Whipping out our Venuses

Tuesday, September 12th, 2017
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The colonizing Mars vs. Venus debate heats up. AI can play video games, but could it make them? #JourneyQuest: Aboard the Hindenburg X, will Brian and Justin help out the mysterious forces aboard? Get Andrew’s new book, The Naturalist, for free this month if you have Prime! Got something weird? Email neshcom@gmail.com, subject line “Weird Things.”

PBS video: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=gJ5KV3rzuag

Paper on Mario synthesis (pdf) https://www.cc.gatech.edu/~riedl/pubs/ijcai17.pdf

Picks:

Andrew: Rick and Morty

Justin: The Looming Tower

Brian: A Gentleman in Moscow

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AT: All Books, Mom

Thursday, September 7th, 2017
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Andrew’s new book, The Naturalist, is a #1 Kindle bestseller (in all of books!). What happened and how it got on Kindle First. Send your project questions/ideas to neshcom@gmail.com, subject line “After Things.”

Picks:

The Naturalist, a #1 Kindle bestseller

Andrew: Kindle Oasis

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WT: But Aliens

Wednesday, September 6th, 2017
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A new record in space. A new K-9 division? #JourneyQuest returns next week! Get Andrew’s new book, The Naturalist, for free this month if you have Prime! Got something weird? Email neshcom@gmail.com, subject line “Weird Things.”

Picks:

The Naturalist, a #1 Kindle bestseller

Andrew and Justin: Rick and Morty

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AT: Gaming the Machine

Wednesday, August 30th, 2017
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StoryVoice is out on the app store. Now what? Hypothetically: Gaming the New York Times’ bestseller list. Send your project questions/ideas to neshcom@gmail.com, subject line “After Things.”

Picks:

Andrew: Superbad and The Swift Guy

Brian: So You’ve Been Publicly Shamed

Bryce: A Normal Lost Phone

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WT: Lotta Confidence

Tuesday, August 29th, 2017
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It’s a Weird Things beach party! What are some things we believe, but can’t prove? #JourneyQuest: The mysterious motorcyclist is revealed and a new threat looms. Got something weird? Email neshcom@gmail.com, subject line “Weird Things.”

Picks:

Andrew: Rick and Morty

Justin: Logan Lucky

Brian: Hit Makers

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AT: Build That Button

Saturday, August 26th, 2017
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Andrew’s about to submit StoryVoice, his dictation app. What could it do in the future? What should it be priced? What is MoviePass and how does it affect theaters, studios, and you? Send your project questions/ideas to neshcom@gmail.com, subject line “After Things.”

Picks:

Andrew: Lynda and Udemy

Justin: Bill Simons Podcast

Brian: Cracked Movie Club

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