The Weird Things Podcast Archive

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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WT: I Only Click on Arby’s Ads

Tuesday, January 22nd, 2019
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The Super Blood Wolf Moon brings out the weird crew! Deep fakes will undoubtedly affect the news landscape in the short term. Are there any solutions now and what could hypothetically solve it? A new type of rain in Brazil. The speed of light is fast, but is it really THAT fast? Got something weird? Email neshcom@gmail.com, subject line “Weird Things.”

Picks:

Andrew: Narcos: Mexico

Justin: Fyre: The Greatest Party That Never Happened

Brian: Night Attack’s upcoming “All’s Well” comedy album

Bryce: RetroArch

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WT: Boulevard of Broken Fiber Dreams

Tuesday, January 15th, 2019
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Fusion energy: if we’re a decade away from widespread use, what does a fusion energy future look like? 5G is definitely on the way. Will telecoms treat users right in a wireless nirvana? GMO foods: the latest illogical craze since flouride in the water. And a living Christmas tree?! Got something weird? Email neshcom@gmail.com, subject line “Weird Things.”

Picks:

Andrew: Mandy

Justin: The Kominsky Method

Brian: All’s Well: A Night Attack album

Bryce: Tidying Up with Marie Kondo

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WT: You Wouldn’t Hit a Man With Spectacles (fixed)

Tuesday, January 8th, 2019
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Andrew has some choice words for SnapChat. We play: What Am I Poking? Clinging to this mortal coil. Got something weird? Email neshcom@gmail.com, subject line “Weird Things.”

Picks:

Andrew: Key and Peele and The Kominsky Method

Justin: True Detective, season 1

Brian: Moby Dick, narrated by Frank Muller

Bryce: Awesome Games Done Quick
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WT: Plastic Straw Cleanse

Tuesday, January 1st, 2019
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It’s a new year and we’re here to talk pedestrian fatalities. Walk and drive safely! 2019 is upon us–how does our present compare to the fictionalized versions of 2019 like Blade Runner and Running Man? Also, drones create holiday hell in England. Got something weird? Email neshcom@gmail.com, subject line “Weird Things.”

Picks:

Andrew: Aquaman

Justin: Black Mirror: Bandersnatch

Brian: Dark Tower book series

Bryce: Nailed It! Holiday!

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WT: Cold Mars

Monday, December 24th, 2018
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A SpaceX BFR/Starship update. Water-ice on Mars? It’s more likely than you think! When can we put a person on Mars? Got something weird? Email neshcom@gmail.com, subject line “Weird Things.”

Picks:

Andrew: The Ballad of Buster Scruggs

Justin: Aquaman

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WT: Empty Space Sensations

Tuesday, December 11th, 2018
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Voyager 2 has reached a new point in space! Elon was on 60 Minutes. We’re living in the future and “the mother of all demos” reminds us of how far we’ve come in 50 years. A perfect island vacation! What future tech would you buy for a dollar? Email neshcom@gmail.com, subject line “Weird Things.”

Picks:

Andrew: Forbidden Planet

Justin: “The Gatekeepers of SoundCloud Rap” and The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel

Brian: Sorry to Bother You

Bryce: Scam Nation

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WT: Dirty Rocket

Tuesday, December 4th, 2018
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An update on gene-edited babies from last week. Machine learning has learned to fold! An adventure in first-class. Got something weird? Email neshcom@gmail.com, subject line “Weird Things.”

Picks:

Andrew: Paddington 2

Justin: Doctor Who

Brian: Darknet Diaries

Bryce: EXAPUNKS

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WT: Surrounded By Chaos

Tuesday, November 27th, 2018
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We react live to the NASA Mars InSight landing on Mars! Does anonymity have a place in academic publishing? Preapare to panic: DNA BABIES!!! Got something weird? Email neshcom@gmail.com, subject line “Weird Things.”

Picks:

Andrew: Ghost Stories

Justin: Bodyguard

Brian: Homecoming

Bryce: Sick Note

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WT: Greeting Rituals

Tuesday, November 20th, 2018
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This Monday is a huge date: a landing! Google will let you walk five hundred miles. A case for Big Man and The Other One. Got something weird? Email neshcom@gmail.com, subject line “Weird Things.”

Picks:

Andrew: Bodyguard

Justin: Preacher

Brian: The Most Perfect Album

Bryce: American Crime Story: The People v. OJ Simpson

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