The Weird Things Podcast Archive

WT: Space 4G LTE

Tuesday, March 31st, 2020
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Stratolaunch has been revived and is looking to test their hypersonic rocket, the Talon-A in September. Can you hear me now (from space)? Got something weird? Email neshcom@gmail.com, subject line “Weird Things.”

COVID modeling site

News report catching tornado touch-down

Picks:

Andrew: Tiger King

Justin: The Crown

Brian: Half-Life: Alyx

Bryce: Animal Crossing: New Horizons

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WT: Experiencing Reality

Tuesday, March 24th, 2020
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Apple pushing LiDAR into the prosumer space on the new iPad Pros. What does that mean for augmented reality? Can AR be more than seeing a couch in your living room? The 60-year history of AR. Quantum computing, getting to room temperature and breaking encryption (and then probably fixing it). Got something weird? Email neshcom@gmail.com, subject line “Weird Things.”

Picks:

Andrew: Oculus Quest and Oculus Go

Justin: Tiger King

Brian: Half-Life: Alyx

Bryce: Manifest

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WT: Incredibly Normal Things

Tuesday, March 17th, 2020
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COVID-19 is a Weird Things prompt come to life. The realities of industries that are reducing capacity, moving to remote work, and social distancing. Plus, there’s a lot of stuff we just don’t know about Polaris, the north star. Brake failure destroys an ancient monument. Got something weird? Email neshcom@gmail.com, subject line “Weird Things.”

Picks:

Andrew: ZeroZeroZero

Justin: Snowpiercer

Brian: Infinity Train and Dirk Gently’s Holistic Detective Agency

Bryce: The Feed

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WT: You Down With The Sickness?

Tuesday, March 10th, 2020
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COVID-19 fever has swept the globe. Everything from global events to local supplies are being impacted. Plus, simpler times in the Mediterranean and the loss of human data. SpaceX wants a fleet of ships to Mars. Got something weird? Email neshcom@gmail.com, subject line “Weird Things.”

Picks:

Andrew: Starship Update and Onward and Narcos: Mexico

Justin: Fleabag

Bryce: The Outsider and Followers

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WT: Pet-a-Moon

Wednesday, March 4th, 2020
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Fake social networks? Pssh, never gonna hap–oh, there is one? The Earth has a hop-on. Spider-Man: Far From Home spoilers during picks (42:03-47:07). Got something weird? Email neshcom@gmail.com, subject line “Weird Things.”

Picks:

Andrew: Jojo Rabbit

Justin: Spider-Man: Far from Home

Brian: Locke & Key

Bryce: Horse Girl

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WT: Space Capsule Hotel

Tuesday, February 25th, 2020
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NASA is adding an expansion module to the ISS to live as a new space station *after* the ISS. Virgin Galactic makes one large step for stock market-kind. Updates on the COVID-19 “Wuhan virus,” the unfortunate methods countries are doing to contain spread, the impact on business and life in America with a crippled Chinese manufacturing system, and the spread of reliable/unreliable information. Got something weird? Email neshcom@gmail.com, subject line “Weird Things.”

Picks:

Andrew: Udemy

Justin: Justin was on Matt and Mattingly’s Ice Cream Social #659

Brian: 52 Random Weekend Projects from The King of Random

Bryce: Love Is Blind

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WT: A Restaurant For Arachnids

Monday, February 17th, 2020
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New rockets, missed landings, and more from space. Mystery: spiderdino!! Train enters station in 4K. Got something weird? Email neshcom@gmail.com, subject line “Weird Things.”

Picks:

Andrew: Ford v Ferrari

Justin: Parasite

Brian: Unfu*k Yourself from Gary John Bishop

Bryce: Sonic the Hedgehog

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WT: Sick Day

Wednesday, February 12th, 2020
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Tes-yee-haw? Could the Wuhan Coronavirus be our last global pandemic or is viral protection an ever-expanding game? What would you do for nightvision? A setback in space. Got something weird? Email neshcom@gmail.com, subject line “Weird Things.”

Picks:

Andrew: Contagion

Brian: What We Do in the Shadows and Star Trek: Picard (anti-pick)

Bryce: Later Alligator

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WT: The Roaring Twenty

Tuesday, February 4th, 2020
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Brian and Justin have to investigate a string of break-ins. New item alert! How cheap can we get to space and can we do it eco-friendly? And of course, Tha Big Game! Got something weird? Email neshcom@gmail.com, subject line “Weird Things.”

After Things is taking the week off!

Picks:

Justin: Arrested Development and

Brian: The Outsider and

Bryce: Trakt and

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WT: The Dangers of AI

Tuesday, January 28th, 2020
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AI detecting cancer, viral epidemics, and your license plates. Plus, direct your laser eyes toward this new black hole visual. Got something weird? Email neshcom@gmail.com, subject line “Weird Things.”

Picks:

Justin: The Making of the President 1964 from Theodore H. White

Brian: Star Trek: Picard

Bryce: The Outsider

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WT: Here In My Pod

Monday, January 20th, 2020
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SpaceX makes a boom…on purpose! Wall-E chairs: good or bad? Cloning voices is becoming commercially available. Got something weird? Email neshcom@gmail.com, subject line “Weird Things.”

Picks:

Andrew: Dante’s Peak

Justin: Sex Education

Brian: 1917

Bryce: Games Done Quick archives

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WT: Global Pork System

Tuesday, January 14th, 2020
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Disney…at sea?! It wasn’t an impossible idea at the time. A farmer disrupting GPS in China…for what reason? Jim Jackson and Jack Jimson investigate. Got something weird? Email neshcom@gmail.com, subject line “Weird Things.”

Picks:

Andrew: Elon Musk from Ashlee Vance

Justin: Uncut Gems

Bryce: The Young Pope

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WT: Trash Man! Trash Man!

Tuesday, January 7th, 2020
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One universe can’t possibly be enough! Can we do experiments across multiple worlds and how would we even be able to interpret the results? Would you want to die in a cataclysmic event? Delivery robots and grocery store Terminators. Wouldn’t be 2020 without my vape! Got something weird? Email neshcom@gmail.com, subject line “Weird Things.”

Picks:

Andrew: The Horror and Castle Rock

Justin: Don’t F**k with Cats

Brian: The Crucible and Ember Mug 2

Bryce: Apple Watch series 3

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WT: 10 Years of Beige

Monday, December 30th, 2019
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New year, new name. What tech defined the 2010’s? The power of beige in a world of originals. Ten years of data, digital assitants, The Cloud, and more. Plus, our predictions for the next ten years. Got something weird? Email neshcom@gmail.com, subject line “Weird Things.”

Picks:

Andrew: The Terror

Justin: The Witcher

Brian: Mr. Robot

Bryce: The Simpsons

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WT: Android Scissorhands

Tuesday, December 17th, 2019
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The next in hair-cutting tech: robot barbers! What’s the most useful haircut in space? Brian guesses the ways to torture birds? Got something weird? Email neshcom@gmail.com, subject line “Weird Things.”

Weird Things will be off next week!

Picks:

Andrew: Starship Troopers

Justin: Watchmen graphic novel

Brian: Parks and Recreation

Bryce: Streaks to-do app

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WT: Choose Your Own AI-venture

Tuesday, December 10th, 2019
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A machine learning text-adventure game, AI Dungeon 2. It’s crumbling under the cost of being internet-famous, but it seems cool. Quantum burn! Magic Leap reports very low sales. Got something weird? Email neshcom@gmail.com, subject line “Weird Things.”

Picks:

Andrew: Paperlike matte iPad cover and Logitech Crayon

Justin: Knives Out

Brian: Gattaca

Bryce: Silicon Valley

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