The Weird Things Podcast Archive

WT: Tunnel Snails Rule

Tuesday, May 22nd, 2018
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A new real-world test of the EM drive and some answers. An update on the Boring Company and its plan to add more mass-transit to LA. Concerns and questions, but it’s still early. Got something weird? Email neshcom@gmail.com, subject line “Weird Things.”

Picks:

Andrew: Fire HD Tablet

Justin: Deadpool 2

Brian: Prismata

Bryce: The Rachel Divide

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WT: Don’t Eat Andrew Mayne

Tuesday, May 15th, 2018
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Andrew talks a little about his murky secret project. Hanna-Barbera-AI. SpaceX makes us yawn. Drag-and-drop machine learning? A real Google secretary–what are the implications of more adanced robo-calls? Got something weird? Email neshcom@gmail.com, subject line “Weird Things.”

Picks:

Andrew: The Expanse and Westworld and Oculus Go

Justin: The Americans

Brian: Cobra Kai

Bryce: Stardew Valley

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WT: Voluntary Apocalypse

Wednesday, May 9th, 2018
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Android Mayne is back from Hell/Atlantis/the North Pole. VR is now cheap and wireless. Is the race over? Andrew’s impressions of the Oculus GO. Is there a brewing public backlash against the hyper-rich? #JourneyQuest: The boys have a sneaky plan to finally defeat Evil Bryce. Will it work or are they doomed forever and for truly? Got something weird? Email neshcom@gmail.com, subject line “Weird Things.”

Picks:

Andrew: Barry and This is Bob Hope

Justin: Westworld

Brian: When Breath Becomes Air

Bryce: Picross S

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WT: Patriot dot Eagle slash Cyborgi

Tuesday, May 1st, 2018
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Get your insurance and swap info. Machine learning is able to synthesize content, but how can it be reigned in? Blue Origin and Virgin Hyperloop One make moves. Plus, breaking down an…interesting idea for restaurant innovation. Yeah, let’s call it “innovation.” Got something weird? Email neshcom@gmail.com, subject line “Weird Things.”

Picks:

Justin: Simone Giertz and Simone on Patreon

Brian: The Expanse

Bryce: 3%

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WT: Nuke The Monuments

Tuesday, April 24th, 2018
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It’s chuckles galore as we discover a new input device. Plus, a new partnership in virtual sightseeing, a frightening farm, plus SNAKES! No After Things this week–it will return next week! Got something weird? Email neshcom@gmail.com, subject line “Weird Things.”

Picks:

Justin: Westworld

Brian: Lost In Space

Bryce: Aggretsuko

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WT: Grandpa’s Dice Now

Tuesday, April 17th, 2018
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A new way to destroy your corpse. Milk: How It Gets Made. Imagine a universal language. Got something weird? Email neshcom@gmail.com, subject line “Weird Things.”

Picks:

Justin: Atlanta

Brian: Lost in Space

Bryce: Danganronpa V3: Killing Harmony

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WT: His Very Large Tool

Wednesday, April 11th, 2018
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Andrew’s back and ready to bring the weird. Elon showed off his big new tool. Vindication in the SpaceX Zuma story–who was really at fault? Learning styles: fact or fiction? Can you listen and read and pat your stomach at the same time? #JourneyQuest: Oh no, did the guys give the nuclear codes to the wrong Bryce? Well, time for a new plan! Got something weird? Email neshcom@gmail.com, subject line “Weird Things.”

Picks:

Andrew: Isle of Dogs

Justin: Preacher and Atlanta

Brian: Legion season 2

Bryce: A Quiet Place

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WT: Freddy AI

Tuesday, April 3rd, 2018
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Artificial intelligence is getting mad. How could AI affect sports and the arts? Plus, the ocean’s space graveyard. Got something weird? Email neshcom@gmail.com, subject line “Weird Things.”

Picks:

Justin: The Death of Stalin

Brian: The Zen Diaries of Garry Shandling

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WT: Get The Cane!

Tuesday, March 27th, 2018
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Skiing on Mars, a new man-made rocket, and time crystals. Got something weird? Email neshcom@gmail.com, subject line “Weird Things.”

Picks:

Justin: The Real Making of the President

Brian: Enlightenment Now

Bryce: Sakanaction – sakanaction (now on Spotify)

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WT: Multihops

Tuesday, March 20th, 2018
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Andrew’s still on location, but we explore tech for mad hops, the possibility of a multiverse, and a difficult moral dilemma. Got something weird? Email neshcom@gmail.com, subject line “Weird Things.”

Picks:

Justin: The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel

Brian: Conspiracy

Bryce: Terrace House: Opening New Doors

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WT: There Will Be Pickaxes

Tuesday, March 13th, 2018
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Hidden treasure in a death pit. Your favorite investigative duo is back with their trademark catch phrase! We stopped dreaming…about UFOs. Got something weird? Email neshcom@gmail.com, subject line “Weird Things.”

Picks:

Justin: Chris Rock: Tamborine

Brian: Night Attack live from SXSW

Bryce: Love

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WT: Borged By Cows

Tuesday, March 6th, 2018
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How cautious should we be of increasing AI functionality? Is the doomsaying justified? Predictions on early nasty AI. Cow products minus cows! Nanotech means we can finally get our ten-thousand hugs. #JourneyQuest: It seems Bryce Dave’d himself already? Got something weird? Email neshcom@gmail.com, subject line “Weird Things.”

Picks:

Andrew: Raise3D N2 PlusFFF 3D printer

Justin: Everything Sucks!

Brian: The Square and the Tower

Bryce: Mubert on iOS

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WT: Spinning Rockets

Tuesday, February 27th, 2018
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Is a merging of technology the solution to hyper-immersion? The miniaturization of tech. Real-life rocket trebuchets. #JourneyQuest: Finally in Bryce Vegas, the boys are going to try to Dave Good Bryce as leader of Bryce Vegas or blow it all up. Either or. Got something weird? Email neshcom@gmail.com, subject line “Weird Things.”

Picks:

Andrew: The Genome War and Jeff Bezos’s TED2003 Talk

Justin: Altered Carbon

Brian: Game Night and Annihilation

Bryce: Assassin’s Creed Origins

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WT: YOLO 420 Amaze It…Verily!

Tuesday, February 20th, 2018
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The machines are learning!!! Could we handle an electronics-destroying catastrophe? The next frontier of mining: below the sea? #JourneyQuest: One failed PR stunt later, the boys make their way to Bryce Vegas and don’t even get distracted a lot at all! Sorry to do it twice in a row, but no After Things this week. Andrew had to see a guy about a health. Got something weird? Email neshcom@gmail.com, subject line “Weird Things.”

Picks:

Andrew: Altered Carbon

Brian: Justin’s PUBG article

Justin: Politicsx3’s Presidential-PUBG episode

Bryce: Zero Escape: The Nonary Games

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WT: Tulsa Motors

Tuesday, February 13th, 2018
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Andrew’s back from the Falcon Heavy launch to gush about the experience and distribute the appropriate amount of shame. Brian brings a conspiracy theory. What’s the next steps for all the various space players including Blue Origin and the International Space Station. No #JourneyQuest or After Things this week–they’ll be back next week! Got something weird? Email neshcom@gmail.com, subject line “Weird Things.”

Picks:

Andrew: The Room: Old Sins

Justin: A Futile and Stupid Gesture and Altered Carbon

Brian: Daily articles on The Modern Rogue

Bryce: I, Tonya

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WT: Birds Didn’t Start the Fire

Tuesday, February 6th, 2018
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A new vector in fire-starting. A grotesque moral and ethical dilemma from a century ago. The 5 second rule of infectious disease. With Weird Things producer Bryce Castillo. Got something weird? Email neshcom@gmail.com, subject line “Weird Things.”

Picks:

Justin: The Handmaid’s Tale

Brian: Articles on The Modern Rogue

Bryce: Sacred Heart (trade)

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