The Weird Things Podcast Archive

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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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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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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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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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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WT: Skid Mars

Wednesday, October 9th, 2019
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Boston Dynamics released an ad for their new Spot robot. Is the Spot (or the Spot spot) any good? Generated.Photos generated 100,000 free-to-use stock model. A radical new idea for microbiology on Mars. Got something weird? Email neshcom@gmail.com, subject line “Weird Things.”

Picks:

Andrew: Joker

Justin: South Park “Band in China”

Brian: Stillness is the Key and How to Have Impossible Conversations

Bryce: Veep

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WT: Shaved Rivets

Tuesday, October 1st, 2019
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Elon held a big Starship announcement. Now, it’s made of steel instead of carbon fiber. We might have a new understanding of the mysterious Planet Nine. A conversation on the mystery of antimatter. Got something weird? Email neshcom@gmail.com, subject line “Weird Things.”

Picks:

Andrew: The Good Place

Justin: Andrew Heaton’s Political Orphanage

Brian: WarGames

Bryce: AI: The Somnium Files

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WT: How Do We Get Hippos Here?!

Tuesday, September 24th, 2019
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It’s the first Weird Things from the new Diamond Club Studios! Please pardon our dust. Did #StormArea51 discover anything? We’re less than a week away from more information on the next phase of the SpaceX Starship. A new interstellar comet appears!! An unfamiliar critter in Michigan? A stalker travels the Parisian rooftops. Got something weird? Email neshcom@gmail.com, subject line “Weird Things.”

Picks:

Andrew: iPhone 11 Pro

Justin: Succession

Brian: Ad Astra and Infinity Train

Bryce: Neo Cab (Apple Arcade)

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WT: There’s Always an Anime Girl

Tuesday, September 17th, 2019
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It’s “Storm Area 51” week. With the original page taken down and the original creator creating a SECOND music event in Las Vegas, what’s really going to happen? Why aren’t more people doing these affordable drone assassinations?! Got something weird? Email neshcom@gmail.com, subject line “Weird Things.”

Picks:

Andrew: Tesla Model 3

Justin: America’s Next Top Podcaster

Brian: Alchemy

Bryce: iOS Health app

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WT: Ding Dong Damn!

Tuesday, September 10th, 2019
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I always feel like some creature’s watching me~ Science is finally going to tackle Nessie–and she’s slippery! Phone call deepfakes. With a new iPhone on the way, what new phone technologies would we like to see? Got something weird? Email neshcom@gmail.com, subject line “Weird Things.”

Picks:

Andrew: Oculus Go

Justin: Succession

Brian: The Righteous Gemstones

Bryce: They Shall Not Grow Old

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WT: Ghost Bedbugs

Monday, September 2nd, 2019
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Starhopper hopped! What’s next for the gigantic rocket? Something discovered the barriers of this world. A HauntBnB!! Got something weird? Email neshcom@gmail.com, subject line “Weird Things.”

Picks:

Andrew: Apple Card

Brian: The Dark Crystal: Age of Resistance

Bryce: Succession

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WT: 2 Fast 2 Space

Tuesday, August 27th, 2019
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THANKS FOR THE BLUEPRINTS, BRIAN. The first-ever crime in space leaves us conflicted. It’s a very small story, buuuuut it’s in space!! Starhopper is testing today. Nukes in space (historically). Old Hamburger takes down a satellite. Scott Manley’s video on the ASAT story Got something weird? Email neshcom@gmail.com, subject line “Weird Things.”

Picks:

Andrew: What We Do in the Shadows (TV series)

Justin: The Boys

Brian: The Righteous Gemstones

Bryce: Ready or Not

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WT: The Signal Will Be Delivered

Tuesday, August 20th, 2019
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Radioactive threats–no Imagine Dragons needed. Handheld solutions to high-tech surveillence at protests. Porch presents! Nuke Mars! Nuke Mars? Got something weird? Email neshcom@gmail.com, subject line “Weird Things.”

Picks:

Andrew: TRON: Legacy

Justin: What We Do in the Shadows (TV series)

Brian: The Three-Body Problem

Bryce: The Wandering Earth

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WT: Batteries!

Wednesday, August 14th, 2019
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The Groundhogs Day effects of algorithm-based news feeds and being locked in a content cage. Would you sign up for a radical “blue pill” escapism lifestyle? A new competitor in the reusable rocketry game. Got something weird? Email neshcom@gmail.com, subject line “Weird Things.”

Picks:

Andrew: Prospect

Justin: The Boys

Brian: The Boys

Bryce: Homecoming

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WT: BYOPVC

Tuesday, August 6th, 2019
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The page may be shut down, but the Raid Area 51 craze continues. Man crosses English Channel on hoverboard! LightSail has successfully unfurled. Andrew’s Ghost Diver special aired on Friday. How was it shooting the special and could there be a follow-up special on the horizon? Got something weird? Email neshcom@gmail.com, subject line “Weird Things.”

Picks:

Andrew: The Boys

Justin: Andrew Mayne Ghost Diver

Brian: Preacher

Bryce: Dragon Quest Builders 2

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WT: Loose Skull Threads

Tuesday, July 30th, 2019
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Andrew’s Shark Week special “Andrew Mayne: Ghost Diver” premieres August 2nd at 9pmET/PT on Discovery. Breaking down the brain-interface technology, Neuralink, which was presented two weeks ago. See the full presentation here. A fiery update on the prototype Starhopper platform. Prison Quest?! Got something weird? Email neshcom@gmail.com, subject line “Weird Things.”

Picks:

Andrew: Gun Club VR

Justin: Once Upon a Time in Hollywood

Brian: The Boys

Bryce: The Farewell

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