The Weird Things Podcast Archive

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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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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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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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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WT: Cold Mars

Monday, December 24th, 2018
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A SpaceX BFR/Starship update. Water-ice on Mars? It’s more likely than you think! When can we put a person on Mars? Got something weird? Email neshcom@gmail.com, subject line “Weird Things.”

Picks:

Andrew: The Ballad of Buster Scruggs

Justin: Aquaman

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WT: Empty Space Sensations

Tuesday, December 11th, 2018
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Voyager 2 has reached a new point in space! Elon was on 60 Minutes. We’re living in the future and “the mother of all demos” reminds us of how far we’ve come in 50 years. A perfect island vacation! What future tech would you buy for a dollar? Email neshcom@gmail.com, subject line “Weird Things.”

Picks:

Andrew: Forbidden Planet

Justin: “The Gatekeepers of SoundCloud Rap” and The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel

Brian: Sorry to Bother You

Bryce: Scam Nation

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WT: Dirty Rocket

Tuesday, December 4th, 2018
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An update on gene-edited babies from last week. Machine learning has learned to fold! An adventure in first-class. Got something weird? Email neshcom@gmail.com, subject line “Weird Things.”

Picks:

Andrew: Paddington 2

Justin: Doctor Who

Brian: Darknet Diaries

Bryce: EXAPUNKS

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WT: Surrounded By Chaos

Tuesday, November 27th, 2018
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We react live to the NASA Mars InSight landing on Mars! Does anonymity have a place in academic publishing? Preapare to panic: DNA BABIES!!! Got something weird? Email neshcom@gmail.com, subject line “Weird Things.”

Picks:

Andrew: Ghost Stories

Justin: Bodyguard

Brian: Homecoming

Bryce: Sick Note

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WT: Greeting Rituals

Tuesday, November 20th, 2018
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This Monday is a huge date: a landing! Google will let you walk five hundred miles. A case for Big Man and The Other One. Got something weird? Email neshcom@gmail.com, subject line “Weird Things.”

Picks:

Andrew: Bodyguard

Justin: Preacher

Brian: The Most Perfect Album

Bryce: American Crime Story: The People v. OJ Simpson

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WT: Hell Carpet

Monday, November 12th, 2018
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Picks:

Andrew: Quincy and My Dinner with Herve

Brian: Business Wars: The Fantastic Mr. Lee

Bryce: Schitt’s Creek

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WT: Glamp Up The Jams

Tuesday, November 6th, 2018
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Biosphere 2 and one man’s attempt to try it out on his own. Oumuamua is back with a vengeance! The late Paul Allen lives on in many ways, including Stratolaunch. Got something weird? Email neshcom@gmail.com, subject line “Weird Things.”

Picks:

Andrew: Bohemian Rhapsody

Justin: Preacher

Brian: The Coddling of the American Mind

Bryce: Bodyguard

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WT: Come in the Ark

Tuesday, October 30th, 2018
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Austria expands speed limits for electric vehicles. I’ve heard of sex in space, but babies in space?! Got something weird? Email neshcom@gmail.com, subject line “Weird Things.”

Picks:

Andrew: Harry Potter: A Pop-Up Guide to Horwarts

Justin: Doctor Who

Brian: Bodyguard

Bryce: Return of the Obra Dinn

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WT: In Contempt Of Parking Lot

Tuesday, October 23rd, 2018
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An investigation into stolen material for crime-fighting duo Sparrow and the Judge. A man fights for his life in a mine. A new AR platform, 6D AI. Got something weird? Email neshcom@gmail.com, subject line “Weird Things.”

Picks:

Andrew: Halloween

Justin: The Void VR

Brian: Business Wars podcast

Bryce: Mean Boys podcast

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WT: Planet 9 From Outer Space

Tuesday, October 16th, 2018
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No lie, no joke: a goblin in space. What we know and where it is. Bigfoot spots man. Quantum computers tackling the question of life. Got something weird? Email neshcom@gmail.com, subject line “Weird Things.”

Picks:

Andrew: Udemy

Justin: First Man

Brian: 21 Lessons for the 21st Century

Bryce: Terrace House: Opening New Doors – Part 4

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WT: Very Deep Fakes

Tuesday, October 9th, 2018
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Glowing clouds over LA! The scary, scary future will be faked and direct to your phone. Got something weird? Email neshcom@gmail.com, subject line “Weird Things.”

Picks:

Andrew: The Simon and Kirby Library: Horror and The Simon and Kirby Library: Science Fiction and Lynda

Justin: iPhone XS Max

Brian: Business Wars

Bryce: Top Chef

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WT: 60 Years Up There

Tuesday, October 2nd, 2018
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NASA is 60 years old today! A look back at its importance and the Space Race. Something washed ashore on this Florida beach. How can technology get smarter (to make us smarter) without being creepy? Got something weird? Email neshcom@gmail.com, subject line “Weird Things.”

Picks:

Andrew: Javascript and Python

Justin: Maniac

Brian: Marvel’s Spider-Man

Bryce: The Great British Baking Show

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