The Weird Things Podcast Archive

WT: Mars Bars

Tuesday, December 5th, 2017
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Driving through in Mars’s orbit…it’s just a hop(s) away! #JourneyQuest: The guys are signed as…wrestlers?! Now, they’re finally “leaving” “Texas” towards “Bryce Vegas.” Got something weird? Email neshcom@gmail.com, subject line “Weird Things.”

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Picks:

Andrew: Doctor Who and The LEGO Batman Movie

Justin: Future Man

Brian: Pilot X

Bryce: Exporting Raymond

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WT: Play That Funky Music, Alexa

Tuesday, November 28th, 2017
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The slow acceptance of voice assistants. BOOM! The relatively unknown causes of lightning. #JourneyQuest will return next week when Justin is back from vacation. Got something weird? Email neshcom@gmail.com, subject line “Weird Things.”

Picks:

Andrew: Greta Van Fleet

Brian: Future Man

Bryce: Runaways

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WT: Eternal Autonomous Death Event

Tuesday, November 21st, 2017
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What’s the best way to live forever? Probably not a cloud of killbots! We’ve got a car that could out-race them though. #JourneyQuest: Justin’s mind-controlled, Brian’s been cloned, and there’s yet another competitor to the arena. Got something weird? Email neshcom@gmail.com, subject line “Weird Things.”

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Picks:

Andrew: Doctor Who (1963)

Justin: Hacks

Brian: Sea of Rust

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WT: Tesla Over-Easy (upd)

Tuesday, November 14th, 2017
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A new, unknown type of zombie. Keep on truckin’! #JourneyQuest: Brian and Justin almost murdered the Golden Emperor and Brian’s ding-dong is still shot off. Can they eliminate this foppish fascist in the arena? Got something weird? Email neshcom@gmail.com, subject line “Weird Things.”

Picks:

Andrew: Red Dwarf

Justin: Stranger Things season 2

Brian: Dirty John

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WT: Smug Disapproving Fox

Tuesday, November 7th, 2017
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What tech are you most excited for? A look at a possible world 10 years from now. The next big mascots are…you! #JourneyQuest returns next week when the boys aren’t sick! Got something weird? Email neshcom@gmail.com, subject line “Weird Things.”

Picks:

Andrew: Red Dwarf

Justin: Blizzard

Brian: Outlaws Vault

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WT: Punched Into an IHOP

Tuesday, October 31st, 2017
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A visitor from outside the solar system. Mar does its own #TheDress. Tube life, bruh. #JourneyQuest: Having defeated the kid mayor, the boys make their way to the golden emperor. new schnitzel who dis. Got something weird? Email neshcom@gmail.com, subject line “Weird Things.”

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Picks:

Andrew: SpaceX merch

Justin: Hoodslam’s Science Slam

Brian: Stranger Things season 2

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WT: Big Feet, Big Eat

Tuesday, October 24th, 2017
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Gates of Hell found? Hyperloop takes another step forward in Maryland. Bigfoot’s gotta eat, right? #JourneyQuest: Brian’s sworn to protect a town from marauders and Justin’s position is unknown. Got something weird? Email neshcom@gmail.com, subject line “Weird Things.”

Picks:

Andrew: Red Dwarf

Justin: Dr. Strange

Brian: The Naturalist

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WT: Future-Transport Tycoon

Tuesday, October 17th, 2017
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Did your gravity feel weird? Transportation of the future: what’s the smart bet in the next 20 years? #JourneyQuest returns next week! With Weird Things producer Bryce Castillo. Got something weird? Email neshcom@gmail.com, subject line “Weird Things.”

Visual of neutron star collision

Picks:

Andrew: Stranger Things: The Game

Justin: NOT The Defenders

Bryce: Another Lost Phone

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WT: The Locked-Mess Monster

Thursday, October 12th, 2017
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Certain footage of ghosts! See the video here. #JourneyQuest: Brian and his monkey army have rolled into a desert town. Follow the power trip! Catch our spoiler-filled Blade Runner 2049 discussion on the After Things podcast. Got something weird? Email neshcom@gmail.com, subject line “Weird Things.”

Pick:

Blade Runner 2049

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WT: Big Friendly Rocket

Tuesday, October 3rd, 2017
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SpaceX announces the BFR, new timeline to Mars, and one more thing… #JourneyQuest continues next week! Check out Andrew’s new book, The Naturalist, now in paperback and Audible. Got something weird? Email neshcom@gmail.com, subject line “Weird Things.”

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Picks:

Andrew: Blade Runner

Justin: Rick and Morty

Brian: The Sting

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WT: The Full Stack

Wednesday, September 27th, 2017
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Con crud kills. We’ll see more of the Raptor engine tomorrow. Goblins!…?! #JourneyQuest: Justin goes shopping and Brian leads his pack of chimps. Got something weird? Email neshcom@gmail.com, subject line “Weird Things.”

Picks:

Andrew: AirPods

Justin: Rick and Morty

Brian: Voltron VR Chronicles

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WT: I’ll Have Nun Of It

Wednesday, September 20th, 2017
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Spiro and the Fudge are on the case! What is this mysterious letter? Now a slightly-darker-black planet! Poop for brains. Got something weird? Email neshcom@gmail.com, subject line “Weird Things.”

Picks:

Justin: What Happened

Brian: The Naturalist and American Vandal

Bryce: The Good Place

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WT: Whipping out our Venuses

Tuesday, September 12th, 2017
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The colonizing Mars vs. Venus debate heats up. AI can play video games, but could it make them? #JourneyQuest: Aboard the Hindenburg X, will Brian and Justin help out the mysterious forces aboard? Get Andrew’s new book, The Naturalist, for free this month if you have Prime! Got something weird? Email neshcom@gmail.com, subject line “Weird Things.”

PBS video: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=gJ5KV3rzuag

Paper on Mario synthesis (pdf) https://www.cc.gatech.edu/~riedl/pubs/ijcai17.pdf

Picks:

Andrew: Rick and Morty

Justin: The Looming Tower

Brian: A Gentleman in Moscow

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WT: But Aliens

Wednesday, September 6th, 2017
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A new record in space. A new K-9 division? #JourneyQuest returns next week! Get Andrew’s new book, The Naturalist, for free this month if you have Prime! Got something weird? Email neshcom@gmail.com, subject line “Weird Things.”

Picks:

The Naturalist, a #1 Kindle bestseller

Andrew and Justin: Rick and Morty

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WT: Lotta Confidence

Tuesday, August 29th, 2017
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It’s a Weird Things beach party! What are some things we believe, but can’t prove? #JourneyQuest: The mysterious motorcyclist is revealed and a new threat looms. Got something weird? Email neshcom@gmail.com, subject line “Weird Things.”

Picks:

Andrew: Rick and Morty

Justin: Logan Lucky

Brian: Hit Makers

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WT: Might As Well Be Talking ’bout The Moon

Saturday, August 26th, 2017
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Andrew and Brian have huge eclipse stories (and Justin is here too). Plus, a Musk round-up: a launch we missed, spacesuit we love, and a tunnel we dig. #JourneyQuest: Brian, finished with his cry, tries to escape Ugg in quarter 2. Can he reunite with Justin? Got something weird? Email neshcom@gmail.com, subject line “Weird Things.”

XCKD comic

Video of the eclipse

Picks:

Andrew: DVD rental boxes like DVDXpress

Justin: The Founder

Brian: 30 for 30 Podcasts

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