The Weird Things Podcast Archive

WT: Not Dreaming Can Be A Benefit

Tuesday, June 25th, 2019
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World’s greatest rocket launch again…yawn! How much will the world’s biggest airplane sell for? Throw out your clocks! Get scared!!! Why so many UFO sightings lately? The certainty of conspiracy theories. Got something weird? Email neshcom@gmail.com, subject line “Weird Things.”

Picks:

Andrew: Isaac Arthur on YouTube and

Justin: Documentary Now! Season 3 and

Brian: Defunctland and

Bryce: Neon Genesis Evangelion and

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WT: Resting Toaster Face

Tuesday, June 18th, 2019
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Magic tragedy in India. How can you do “risky” things while being appropriately safe and practiced? Preserved and discovered after 40,000 years. Andrew’s got a confession. Got something weird? Email neshcom@gmail.com, subject line “Weird Things.”

Picks:

Andrew: Star Trek: Discovery

Justin: Black Mirror

Brian: 12 Angry Men

Bryce: Aggretsuko

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AT: Massive Is Happy

Wednesday, June 12th, 2019
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“Listener” “Arthur” wants to know how to get over anxiety to finish projects, not just start them. How do you monetize a service that gets more expensive as it gets more popular? Fleshing out what Andrew can do with Audiomatic. Send your project questions/ideas to neshcom@gmail.com, subject line “After Things.”

Picks:

Andrew: Veep

Justin: The Handmaid’s Tale

Bryce: Chernobyl

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WT: Judge Judy In Space

Tuesday, June 11th, 2019
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A big loss in aerospace. Protests at Tesla over price shifting. Tourism at the ISS. Space crime in space. A heart-warming story of amputation. With E3 this week, what are gaming trends we can expect? Got something weird? Email neshcom@gmail.com, subject line “Weird Things.”

Picks:

Andrew: Oculus Quest and Google Live Transcribe

Justin: Game of Zones

Brian: Good Omens

Bryce: Black Mirror

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WT: Glittering Sky Trash

Monday, June 3rd, 2019
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See that glimmer in the sky? That’s data! Would you give up a view for better internet? Does Brian want to walk away from his achievements or just other people? What does a world of cordless VR mean for outdoor spaces and grouped VR experiences? Got something weird? Email neshcom@gmail.com, subject line “Weird Things.”

Picks:

Andrew: Oculus Quest

Justin: Venom and Bohemian Rhapsody and Fighting with My Family

Brian: Deadwood: The Movie

Bryce: Outer Wilds

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WT: Bambi Burger

Monday, May 27th, 2019
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It’s a strong time for meat-alternatives with the Beyond Meat IPO and Impossible Whopper. Where is the next step for meat-alternatives? When will it be the norm? Uh-oh, an asteroid is almost going to impact Earth. See more here. Got something weird? Email neshcom@gmail.com, subject line “Weird Things.”

Picks:

Andrew: Free: The Future of a Radical Price

Justin: Adobe Audition

Brian: Rock Breaks Scissors

Bryce: I Think You Should Leave with Tim Robinson

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WT: In A Jar

Monday, May 20th, 2019
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If there was a civilization before humans, how would we know? Where would it be and what signs should we expect? Can we turn a brain back on–and how should we? Got something weird? Email neshcom@gmail.com, subject line “Weird Things.”

Picks:

Andrew: Valley of the Boom

Justin: Mobile Passport

Brian: Headlong podcast

Bryce: Comedy Bang Bang 10th anniversary podcast

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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

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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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