The Weird Things Podcast Archive

WT: Gemini Launch Explained

Saturday, December 9th, 2023

Google’s new AI launch might not be what it seems.

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Justin: Fargo

Andrew: Doom Patrol | Now Streaming | Max Original | Max


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WT: Happy Birthday ChatGPT

Friday, December 1st, 2023
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ChatGPT, sing Happy Birthday to yourself in the style of Dolly Parton.

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Justin: Night Owl by Andrew Mayne

Andrew: Doom Patrol | Now Streaming | Max Original | Max

Brian: Suspense on Apple Podcasts

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WT: Might As Well Be Cooking On The Sun

Friday, October 27th, 2023
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Out of the fire and into the even hotter frying pan! The end of the iTunes brand? Millenial speak. Snoozing, but not necessarily losing. A 104-year-old silent film is found. Got something weird? Email neshcom@gmail.com, subject line “Weird Things.”

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Justin: Going Infinite from Michael Lewis

Brian: The Canceling of the American Mind

Bryce: Crow Country

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WT: Bones Like a Space Bird

Friday, October 20th, 2023
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We’re back, making it so weird! The longterm effects of gravity on bone density. Cold blooded, goated, incredibly gucci. Playing around with a voice-assistant-turned-dungeon-master. No After Things this week! Got something weird? Email neshcom@gmail.com, subject line “Weird Things.”

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WT: Throw a Tiger at Space (w/ Andrew Heaton)

Friday, September 22nd, 2023
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We’re joined with Andrew Heaton of Alienating the Audience and The Poliotical Orphanage. Why the moon landing is an evergreen conspiracy. Moon pranks! A stealth jet tries out a DIY autonomous driving mode after an ejection over South Carolina. Space and our role in “splooging the universe.” Will prompt engineers be automated away by AI? No After Things this week! Got something weird? Email neshcom@gmail.com, subject line “Weird Things.”

Check out Andrew Heaton’s new podcast, Interstellar Vagabonding

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WT: Psuedo-Fed

Saturday, September 16th, 2023
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New NASA job listing: UAP expert! An object at Mexico’s Congress purports to be a mummified alien…it’s probably not. Decongestants in the US are pretty ineffective, says the FDA. Got something weird? Email neshcom@gmail.com, subject line “Weird Things.”

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Andrew: Superman film franchise

Justin: Tenacious D – The Road to Redunktion

Brian: Baldur’s Gate 3

Bryce: Taskmaster

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WT: Oceanic Enrichment Time

Friday, September 8th, 2023
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Florida man is rescued from oceanic hamster ball incident…again. Golden orbs from the bottom of the sea that we can’t identify. Eggs? Peruvians have a theory on the alien-like disappearances of gold and villagers. Got something weird? Email neshcom@gmail.com, subject line “Weird Things.”

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Andrew: The Righteous Gemstones

Justin: The Afterparty

Brian: Our Flag Means Death

Bryce: Taskmaster

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WT: Flappy Bear Back

Friday, August 18th, 2023
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Bear or Nah? “Training” goldfish. Basically-Confirmed: LK-99 is not a room-temperature superconductor. The latest race to the South Pole. Got something weird? Email neshcom@gmail.com, subject line “Weird Things.”

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Andrew: Star Trek: Strange New Worlds

Brian: The Afterparty

Bryce: Planet of the Bass from Kyle Gordon

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WT: eDumper Breaks The Internet

Friday, August 4th, 2023
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Wading through the uncertainty surrounding research on a room-temperature superconductor. What are the benefits if it’s true and how much validity do we see in the progress so far? Riddle me this, alien lifeforms. What’s an electric vehicle you basically never have to charge? Got something weird? Email neshcom@gmail.com, subject line “Weird Things.”

Picks:

Andrew: They Cloned Tyrone

Justin: What We Do in the Shadows

Brian: Beastie Boys – Fight For Your Right (Revisited)

Bryce: What We Do in the Shadows

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WT: Lionless in Kleinmachnow

Friday, July 28th, 2023
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Do not panic: there wasn’t even a lioness to begin with! The new bisexual kings of the jungle. NASA goes Plus. Got something weird? Email neshcom@gmail.com, subject line “Weird Things.”

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Justin: Oppenheimer and Barbie

Brian: Marvel Snap

Bryce: “ChatGPT makes a Board Game.” from Valefisk

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WT: Universe Manifest Destiny?

Friday, July 21st, 2023
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Let’s say technology keeps accelerating–how do we make a Starfleet? Spreading humanity across the universe and how we might deal with extra-terrestrial life (especially compared to terrestrial life!) Got something weird? Email neshcom@gmail.com, subject line “Weird Things.”

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Andrew: Marvelous Videos on YouTube and Beast Philanthropy on YouTube

Bryce: Five Star Chef

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WT: Never Fooled w/ Dr. Daniel Simons

Friday, July 14th, 2023
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We’re joined with Dr. Daniel Simons to talk about his viral Invisible Gorilla experiment, errors and data fraud in scientific studies, and his new book “Nobody’s Fool.” The line between misinformation and being incorrect. Scammer grammar is debated! Got something weird? Email neshcom@gmail.com, subject line “Weird Things.”

Be sure to check out Dr. Simons’s “Nobody’s Fool”

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WT: Gianni Bravo

Friday, July 7th, 2023
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We pull at the new Threads app and pick apart the maybe next big thing or maybe not who knows! UFOs/UAPs are still a present idea, but we’re short on meaningful evidence to analyze. Got something weird? Email neshcom@gmail.com, subject line “Weird Things.”

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Andrew: Blinkist and

Justin: The Idol

Brian: Far Cry 6

Bryce: Far Cry 6

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WT: Cereal Entrepreneur

Saturday, July 1st, 2023
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Virgin Galactic finally took their first paid-passengers across the Karman line, even if they’re behind competitors. The new Indy movie sparks a conversation about how sequels should build and explore new ideas. Got something weird? Email neshcom@gmail.com, subject line “Weird Things.”

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Andrew: Satyaprem Ki Katha

Justin: Stories of our times

Brian: Asteroid City

Bryce: MyHouse.WAD – Inside Doom’s Most Terrifying Mod and John Romero plays MYHOUSE.WAD

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WT: Deep C

Friday, June 23rd, 2023
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A high-tech face-off may happen in a very low-tech way. We talk about the tragedy of the Titan submersible, what is and isn’t okay to comment on, and the culture around real-life epics compared to their fictionalized portrayals. Got something weird? Email neshcom@gmail.com, subject line “Weird Things.”

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Andrew: Remember from Lisa Genova

Justin: You Must Remember This

Bryce: Final Fantasy XVI

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WT: Pork-Barrel Flying Objects

Friday, June 16th, 2023
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Coded conspiracy theories and a UFO cold war raging on for decades? Are we in a simulation or not? Got something weird? Email neshcom@gmail.com, subject line “Weird Things.”

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Andrew: and WWDC 23 Sessions

Justin: The Legend of Zelda: Tears of the Kingdom

Brian: American Vandal

Bryce: AirPods Pro

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