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WT: Hashtag Why Not Us

Tuesday, September 25th, 2018
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SpaceX is going hippie-dippie, man. The unveiling of SpaceX’s moon-trip passenger. Red alert: creepy children songs! Got something weird? Email neshcom@gmail.com, subject line “Weird Things.”

Picks:

Andrew: iPhone XS Max

Justin: The Good Place

Brian: The Like Switch

Bryce: Breaking Bad

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WT: Sleeper Car

Tuesday, September 18th, 2018
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We’re about to find out SpaceX’s first private passenger going on the first trip to the moon in almost 50 years. Who could it be and how big of an impact is this culturally, economically, and scientifically? Volvo has a new concept for a futuristic self-driving car. What does an all on-demand world look like? Could you set up a convention with automated and on-demand concepts? No After Things this week–it will return next week! Got something weird? Email neshcom@gmail.com, subject line “Weird Things.”

Picks:

Andrew: Ozark and Castle Rock

Justin: 100 Things The Simpsons Fans Should Know & Do Before They Die

Brian: The Righteous Mind

Bryce: American Vandal

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AT: Monkey With a Gun

Wednesday, September 12th, 2018
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Musk gets skunked with a real sticky icky. Public relations foibles with public and private individuals. Send your project questions/ideas to neshcom@gmail.com, subject line “After Things.”

Picks:

Andrew: Flexispot V9

Justin: The Making of the President 1960

Brian: The Good Place

Bryce: Into the Breach

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WT: Fashionable UFOs

Tuesday, September 11th, 2018
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It’s our last episode ever! Because aliens are DEFINITELY coming for the end-times! Romance in spite of monkeys. Check out Andrew’s magic podcast, Magic Club. Got something weird? Email neshcom@gmail.com, subject line “Weird Things.”

Picks:

Andrew: Castle Rock and Garmin Speak Plus with Amazon Alexa

Justin: Succession

Brian: The Wizard and the Prophet

Bryce: Marvel’s Spider-Man

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AT: Personal Touch

Wednesday, August 29th, 2018
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Justin’s card game “Action News” is finally reaching backers’ hands! The woes of international shipping. Why we bond with babies and why we’d take more pain versus less. Send your project questions/ideas to neshcom@gmail.com, subject line “After Things.”

Picks:

Justin: The First Modern Campaign

Brian: Preacher

Bryce: Terrace House: Opening New Doors

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WT: Free-Skyfalling

Tuesday, August 28th, 2018
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The official Weird Things guide to surviving a no-parachute free-fall. Who dropped the antimatter? The state of terraforming Mars. Brian is the next sci-fi Tom Clancy? Got something weird? Email neshcom@gmail.com, subject line “Weird Things.”

Picks:

Andrew: The Master Switch and Castle Rock

Justin: Succession

Brian: Sapiens and Homo Deus

Bryce: Chart Party on poker oddities

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WT: A New Way Up

Tuesday, August 21st, 2018
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New rocket vehicles from Stratolaunch mean new efforts in aircraft-launched payloads. An inflatable protrusion in the night sky. Wanna buy a hat? No After Things this week–it will return next week! Got something weird? Email neshcom@gmail.com, subject line “Weird Things.”

Picks:

Andrew: Mission: Impossible – Fallout

Justin: The Making of the President 1960

Bryce: Afflicted

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AT: Wash That Dish!

Wednesday, August 15th, 2018
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Listener James has a question about productivity tools. A listener has a question about being “branded” into a certain category. Send your project questions/ideas to neshcom@gmail.com, subject line “After Things.”

Picks:

Andrew: Tesla Model 3

Justin: BlacKkKlansman

Bryce: Picross S2

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WT: West Bank On It

Tuesday, August 14th, 2018
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Animal parks are dangerous–just listen to this! What we thought was a brown dwarf may actually be an exoplanet. Plus, an update on the Space Force and Andrew’s impressions on his new Tesla 3. Got something weird? Email neshcom@gmail.com, subject line “Weird Things.”

Picks:

Andrew: The Meg

Justin: Action News

Bryce: The Office

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WT: Dog Zoo!!!

Tuesday, August 7th, 2018
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The second half of this episode talks about visual technologies, so consider watching along with this video archive once we start talking about Childish Gambino or follow along with the video links below.
Grainy footage from Canada has us asking “IS that really a moose?” Our striped friends in the animal kingdom give us the greatest idea ever. Discussion on camera trickery and the coming commoditization of video and live VR technology. Got something weird? Email neshcom@gmail.com, subject line “Weird Things.”

No After Things this week. It shall return with a vengeance next week.

Videos mentioned:

Childish Gambino, “This is America” on SNL

Perfume, “Mugen Mirai” on Uchimura Olympic Declaration (laser shutter)

Perfume, “TOKYO GIRL” on Uchimura Olympic Declaration (live AR)

Perfume, “Reframe” performance (dynamic projection, false shadows, AR parallax)

Perfume, “Fusion” for FUTURE-EXPERIMENT (live video meshing of remote performances)

Picks:

Justin: The Escape Room Indianapolis

Brian: Cupcake & Dino: General Services

Bryce: Orange is the New Black

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AT: The Artist Boss

Wednesday, August 1st, 2018
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How many hours a week do you work? A glimpse into the daily routine of creative professionals. When to be your own boss and manage yourself. Send your project questions/ideas to neshcom@gmail.com, subject line “After Things.”

Picks:

Andrew: The Ultimate History of Video Games and Elon Musk (biography)

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WT: Modern Media

Tuesday, July 31st, 2018
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What will media look like in the future: an evolution on current tech or brand new innovations? Looking backwards and looking forwards. Got something weird? Email neshcom@gmail.com, subject line “Weird Things.”

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Andrew: The Attention Merchants

Justin: The Real Making of the President

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AT: Opportunity Cost

Wednesday, July 25th, 2018
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Andrew brings to us an audiobook conundrum: sell his audiobook rights to a publisher or produce it himself for a bigger cut? Send your project questions/ideas to neshcom@gmail.com, subject line “After Things.”

Picks:

Andrew: The Ultimate History of Video Games

Brian: Business Wars

Bryce: Dark Ages

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WT: Deer Dong Ditch

Tuesday, July 24th, 2018
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That classic Weird Things game: “Spiders, Snakes, or whaaaat??” Brian made a big damn mistake buying that property when he could have bought THIS! Fireworks? Pshaw! Mission Quest: The boys have launched their own para-military force to take out the Black Comet. It’s time to fight conspiracy with conspiracy! Got something weird? Email neshcom@gmail.com, subject line “Weird Things.”

Picks:

Andrew: Amazon Essentials Polo

Justin: Queer Eye

Brian: Sorry to Bother You

Bryce: Last Chance U

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AT: Who’s Watching?

Wednesday, July 18th, 2018
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Breaking down a rather…delicate social media tweetstorm. Plus, advice for the crushing environment of streamers with zero viewers. Send your project questions/ideas to neshcom@gmail.com, subject line “After Things.”

Picks:

Andrew: Ant-Man and the Wasp

Brian: Preacher

Bryce: GLOW

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WT: Invisible Backhand

Tuesday, July 17th, 2018
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Computers can replace blue-collar work, but what about fashion design? New footage of Magic Leap AR is…well… Mission Quest: A Del Taco has blown up and the boys need to find a way to tell the world about a deadly “black comet.” Got something weird? Email neshcom@gmail.com, subject line “Weird Things.”

Picks:

Andrew: AMC Stubs A-List

Justin: Sorry to Bother You

Brian: Snow Crash

Bryce: BattleTech

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