The Weird Things Podcast Archive

WT: Bezos Mons

Tuesday, May 14th, 2019
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Andrew’s CONVINCED we’re living in a simulation. Breaking down Blue Origin’s big moon presentation. Home-building innovation coming to places of poverty. Got something weird? Email neshcom@gmail.com, subject line “Weird Things.”

Picks:

Andrew: Jeff Bezos’s “Going to Space to Benefit Earth”

Justin: Sicily: An Island at the Crossroads of History and God’s Banker

Brian: Under the Influence

Bryce: Darknet Diaries

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WT: Robot Clown and Satellite Man

Tuesday, May 7th, 2019
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An avian conspiracy sparks the question, “what fringe conspiracy theory could you believe?” The Drake equation and how likely we are to be in a simulation universe. A theory of bots consuming content and buying goods. Got something weird? Email neshcom@gmail.com, subject line “Weird Things.”

Picks:

Andrew: Kanopy and Hoopla

Justin: I Think You Should Leave with Tim Robinson

Brian: Time Bandits

Bryce: Extremely Wicked, Shockingly Evil and Vile

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WT: Endgame of Throngers (Spoilercast)

Tuesday, April 30th, 2019
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It was a big week between Avengers: Endgame and Game of Thrones and we’re here to give our spoiler-filled reactions. Spoilers for each are kept in their respective portions. Avengers: Endgame discussion and spoilers start 2:50. Game of Thrones 803 – “The Long Night” discussion and spoilers start 52:56. Got something weird? Email neshcom@gmail.com, subject line “Weird Things.”

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WT: Goblin-Monger

Tuesday, April 23rd, 2019
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Elon Musk had a bit of a weekend with two explosive news stories. Black hole picture! Black hole picture! Still the western world’s #1 source for goblin news. Got something weird? Email neshcom@gmail.com, subject line “Weird Things.”

Picks:

Andrew: Amarey robot vacuum

Justin: Game of Thrones

Brian: I Expect You To Die

Bryce: Homecoming: A Film by Beyonce

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WT: Sea-Mammoths?

Tuesday, April 16th, 2019
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It’s tax day. What would a future with minimum basic income do to deal with taxes in a world of abundance? A case for Brick and Bri Bri. Wooly mammoths back to life (kinda)! Got something weird? Email neshcom@gmail.com, subject line “Weird Things.”

Picks:

Andrew: How I Built This

Brian: An Economist Walks into a Brothel

Bryce: Lost

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WT: Dog Spirit

Tuesday, April 2nd, 2019
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What’s the worst thing that could happen to a hospital? A bridge and it’s not made of rainbows! America going back to the moon: is the news of a return feasible? Got something weird? Email neshcom@gmail.com, subject line “Weird Things.”

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Picks:

Andrew: AirPods 2

Justin: Us

Brian: Us and Trailer Park Boys: The Animated Series

Bryce: Lost

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WT: The Good Boy Cloning Program

Tuesday, March 26th, 2019
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A clean shed mystery. Playing god with critters–would it be okay? Is cloning for service moral? Cloning for food? Got something weird? Email neshcom@gmail.com, subject line “Weird Things.”

Picks:

Andrew: Amazon’s Chase credit card and

Justin: Deadwood and Veep

Brian: https://www.imdb.com/title/tt9561862/

Bryce: Us

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AT: Procedure Through Error

Thursday, March 21st, 2019
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Listener https443 wants to know what our final steps are before publishing. Is it a checklist or just a feeling? How have our social media habits changed as the social landscape has changed? Send your project questions/ideas to neshcom@gmail.com, subject line “After Things.”

Picks:

Andrew: Masters of Scale with Kevin Systrom and Masters of Scale with Ev Williams

Brian: Love, Death & Robots Get After Things before anyone else (now with early RSS!) by supporting Weird Things on Patreon! Subscribe to After Things via RSS and iTunes.

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WT: 500 Days of Poles

Tuesday, March 19th, 2019
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Sit on THIS (gestures to a flag pole). Face mapping and virtual reconstruction is brought to another level. What does it mean to be “live”? Got something weird? Email neshcom@gmail.com, subject line “Weird Things.”

Picks:

Andrew: Masters of Scale

Justin: Schitt’s Creek

Brian: Apollo 11

Bryce: Hypnospace Outlaw

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WT: Sgt. Pepper’s Zombie Corpse Club Band

Monday, March 11th, 2019
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We’re back from SXSW to bring you more weird and wild. Here’s an idea: we kill Brian–just for a bit. The moon quite a dry drink, isn’t it? Let’s go do a 5K. Got something weird? Email neshcom@gmail.com, subject line “Weird Things.”

Picks:

Andrew: https://www.bose.com/en_us/products/headphones/wireless_headphones.html

Justin and Brian: South By So Wasted 2019 podcast coming this week

Bryce: Weird City

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WT: No, I Work For NASA

Tuesday, March 5th, 2019
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Andrew got to visit NASA to watch the Dragon Crew Capsule launch. What does this mean for the future of sending humans on American spacecrafts this year? Airplane critters. Can science eke out if non-conformity is conformist? Got something weird? Email neshcom@gmail.com, subject line “Weird Things.”

Picks:

Andrew: NASA on YouTube and Elon Musk x NASA press conference

Justin: Leaving Neverland

Brian: The Breaker Upperers

Bryce: The OA

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WT: Bench Press A Moon Base

Tuesday, February 26th, 2019
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Death! The stench of death in Brazil! BAM ZOOM SpaceX to the moon and other space updates. Check out Andrew’s new tool for podcasters, PodcastLink.com Got something weird? Email neshcom@gmail.com, subject line “Weird Things.”

Picks:

Andrew: The Expanse and Defunctland

Justin: A Star is Born

Brian: How to Train Your Dragon: The Hidden World

Bryce: Happy Death Day 2U

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WT: Chaos Vaccine

Monday, February 18th, 2019
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OpenAI reveals a new artificial intelligence to generate news articles. We can see technology synthesize impressive new ideas, so how to we brace ourselves? Plus, Lord of the Rings fanfiction! Saying goodbye to one of our watery friends. Got something weird? Email neshcom@gmail.com, subject line “Weird Things.”

Picks:

Andrew: Ex Machina and Transcendence and Demon Seed

Justin: Russian Doll and Larry Charles’ Dangerous World of Comedy

Brian: Night Attack’s South by So Wasted Live Show

Bryce: Velvet Buzzsaw

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WT: Look Who’s Marsing Now

Tuesday, February 12th, 2019
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Brains in a jar! Hacking life turns out to be a huge exploit. Big news: Mars One is no more. A look back at its troubled history and we pass judgement. Got something weird? Email neshcom@gmail.com, subject line “Weird Things.”

Picks:

Andrew: Galaxy Quest

Justin: Russian Doll

Brian: Swiss Army Man

Bryce: The Handmaid’s Tale

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WT: Glowing Nuts

Tuesday, February 5th, 2019
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This is an important one: we’re going to solve the world’s unsolved mysteries! Well, at least most of them. Pink squirrels! Got something weird? Email neshcom@gmail.com, subject line “Weird Things.”

Picks:

Andrew: All’s Well: A Night Attack Album

Justin, Brian, Bryce: Murder Theory from Andrew Mayne

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WT: Electricity Soup

Tuesday, January 29th, 2019
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Planet Nine: is it even a planet? An unauthorized space launch means a heavy fine. Is there something out there or just weather phenomena? Got something weird? Email neshcom@gmail.com, subject line “Weird Things.”

Picks:

Andrew: Sliders

Justin: Future Man

Brian: Glass

Bryce: Schitt’s Creek

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