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Ep52: Teh Rodent King

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The guys are back with Episode 52! Jonathan muses on what it would be like to kill Ryan, and replace him. They discuss Ryan’s hosting abilities (social events, not awards shows). “That awkward moment” is discussed. Ideas on how to get rid of after hours clingers. Ryan sells out his vegetarianism for the sake of male bonding. Ryan’s wife’s gumbo is discussed, and it’s numerous ingredients will make your mind explode. Ryan gives a frank grading of the dish. Jonathan gives a music history lesson that may, or may not, be true. This is followed by lots and lots of nerdy music talk (thus, all the links below). The comedian led war on record companies is discussed. The future of who controls the media is underway… and the guys discuss it. Halftime brings us Fun’s hit single, “We Are Young”. We resume with the second act, and some more music talk. The guys have a brilliant idea for moving vinyl records. Irony comes calling when the guys chastise music nerds. Hello Pot, meet Kettle. The guys discuss their limited revenue options, with regards to the podcast. Ryan talks about rats of past and present. The guys nerd out, and that does it for Episode 52!

*Half-time music is Fun; outro music is from the album  ‘Dark Night of the Soul’ by Dangermouse & Sparklehorse, song is ‘Little Girl’, featuring Julian Casablancas (frontman of the Strokes).

*The Rodent King image is art by some pretentious artist known as ‘Daarken’, but his douchebaggey name can be mitigated by his awesome art of Nicodemus from The Secret of NIMH.

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Ep51:Working Class Zer0es

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Ryan gets acknowledged. Ryan tells a long story about work, but fear not, the uses the phrase, “retarded child king.” Jonathan gets hosed… and not in the good way. The guys discuss good company, and bad crawfish. Jonathan’s interview skills are complimented. Talking Vaginas and theatre reviews. Jonathan gives movie reviews. The guys talk artistic inspiration and theology. Two old nerds discuss Hollywood’s over-reliance on C.G.I. Half-time comes with the audio from the Sally Struthers’ College infomercial. A true mecca of education. We return with a Ryan rant on anti-piracy tool Cinevia, and Jonathan has some questions. Ryan gives some friendly… “rumors” on how one might get around Cinevia’s functionality. Jonathan complains about upcoming technical expenditures. This opens up Ryan for a Mac-rant. Jonathan is nerding on the iPhone, and Ryan requests a brief Siri demonstration. If Jonathan gets arrested this month, the Tax Man Cometh!

 

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Ep50:Teenage Mutant Ninja Nerds

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  Episode 50 has arrived! That’s right, nerds. FIFTY! That’s like, half a hundred! Ryan explains his recent absence and promises to improve his availability. The boys discuss personal space in public, and their fondness there-of. Ryan bitches about a idiot-savant co-worker. Jonathan bitches about complex Game of Thrones character exposition. Somehow, the boys wind up talking about 3-d dinosaur nipples. This leads to Ryan giving a detailed explanation of how he plans to fellate Michael Bay… under one condition. Ryan gives us some tips on how to pick an original Ninja Turtle out of a line-up.  Dystopian thoughts on movie ticket pricing, which transforms into an impromptu “Ryan’s Movie Reviews”. Half Time brings us the audio to the trailer for JAWS 3-D. Ryan proudly announces Jonathan’s entrance into the Apple family. Jonathan seems lost. What’s new? Ryan gives an unsponsored commercial for WarbyParker.com  This leads to lots of juicy nerd talk about glasses. Ryan calls J a square-head, and tells him he needs fake glasses. Ryan then puts his “Man Talk!” cap on and talks about some car fixin’! He also discusses breakin’ nuts, prior to another unsponsored shout-out, this time it’s for Auto-Zone. Jonathan discusses Keith Olbermann’s latest tv departure. Ryan explains the Asshole Quotient Meter. The guys talk about their latest roller derby adventure. Ryan gives a shout-out to AfterSunsetTV.com . Jonathan wraps it up with a “Feel Shitty Story”. Episode 50 wraps up with a theme you’ll probably recognize… Thanks for 50 episodes nerds! Nerd up and Nerd on!

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Ep49: Hibitchi Grill

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Ryan is accosted by giggling teenagers, and not in the good “have to pay for it” kind of way. Jonathan reflects on turning 30. Jonathan recaps his Henry Rollins concert attendance. Ryan celebrates Jonathan’s birthday by eating Asian food… without Jonathan. The guys discuss their mutual love of personal space. Jonathan gives some stock tips. (*Note: Jonathan Bell is not a certified financial planner). Ryan explains how one can financially benefit from economic and political turmoil, then explains why John Q. Nerd will not be able to cash-in on the Facebook I.P.O. Ryan’s plans of becoming a tyrannical sheik begin to form. Ryan calls Jonathan “an all-around vice-user”, and Jonathan does not take offense. The guys discuss the recent apprehension of Lulzsec core members. After the break, Jonathan and Ryan resume a smoke break chat regarding Jonathan’s desire to buy stock in dollar store chains. Ryan continues his weekly series, “How to do all of your kid’s schoolwork for her.” The guys discuss their future plans for a bygone holiday. Jonathan talks about the Spring Film Series in New  Orleans’ City Park. The fellows talk about British BBC tv shows, and Ryan’s new found love of them. Ryan shares a Netflix family viewing idea: Malcolm in the Middle. The guys nerd out and put a bow on it!

bumper music is a YouTube video here:

By WIZWILLIAMS103  ‘Dollar Store’

 

outro is Sarah Silverman’s ‘I Love You More’

 

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Ep48: Old Gold

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The guys feel their age, then discuss the ins and outs of grave robbery and post-mortem desecration. Ryan gives tips on how to win a science fair (on behalf of your son or daughter). Jonathan talks about hitting the 6 month mark in his relationship. The guys talk V-Day, and using Amazon.com (see link in sidebar ->. Practicality versus desire, the age-old debate. Jonathan boo-hoos about rainy days, and the flea market. This flows into a discussion on Mardi Gras. Jonathan recaps his depressing patronage at a non-New Orleans Mardi Gras parade. The guys admit to never seeing movies in the theatre. Ryan review the animated film, “Ringo”, then gives some tv recommendations. Jonathan defends his disdain of Breaking Bad, then returns the tv recommendation favor. Ryan has a nerdgasm over “Downton Abbey”, and invents the adjective “peacocky”. Jonathan talks about slapping the butts of film professionals. The guys progess into talking about some current events (deaths). Jonathan attempts to use the slang of the churrin’, as Ryan desires a large black man. Jonathan walks like an Egyptian, and requests pirated media from Ryan, with no respect for the law. Former Saints football coach Jim Mora provides the half-time chuckles. Adele’s break from music is discussed. Ryan sings the more-than-slightly limp-wristed praises of the band Muse. Jonathan gives a half-ass Twitter lesson, and the guys talk about enlisting the help of friend-of-the-show Amy J. Ryan addresses his expanding used-car dealership. Ryan’s Public Indecency Tips! Jonathan reminisces on a “chicken-head car”, then speaks about his “Venus Fly Trap” action. Strange, that one. The guys nerd out, and that’ll do it!

MUSIC IN THIS EPISODE: Muse, “Undisclosed Desires” from ‘The Resistance’ album.

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Ep47:The Brown Note

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Episode 47 kicks off with Ryan talking for 47 hours about his job. Kidding. It was closer to 46. Luckily, his job as a male prostitute (gender of client) is compelling. Ryan sounds vaguely racist, but don’t worry, he hates white people too. Jonathan rants about his hatred for tv law enforcement dramas. Ryan dishes on his wife’s V-day present and gives plugs to two websites that don’t pay us any money. (He’s obviously a cheap ho’.) Jonathan receives an early birthday package from friend of the show AmyJ. Then JBell regales us with a preview of his coming weekend including a scheduled trip to see his friend Buddy’s performance with the Air Force’s Tops In Blue Tour. We stay with trombone talk as we jam out to a recording of Proletariat member Jessica Brown’s skills. The guys both preview Mardi Gras, and Jonathan breaks out his Mardi Gras schedule. He then opens up about how his 2 year old nephew needs serious nerd fundamentals education. Ryan discusses his Lovecraft love, which leads to an post-mortem intellectual property discussion. Jonathan sends out residuals karma, and Ryan discusses his role in Texas Killing Fields. Ryan is “nerling” on stuff, and his daughter (read: Ryan) wins the science fair. The show is topped off with a little more jazz from The Del City Community Jazz Orchestra, and we put it to bed. Night night nerds!

 

 

 

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Ep46:Throw Momma from the Soul Train

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Episode 46 hits its stride this week. The guys talk hats, Halloween, and Halloween hats. Dictator deaths, Faces of Death, bad parenting and science fairs. Jonathan’s lumberjack experience, and his “wheelin’ and dealin’ “, as he puts it. The Nerd Marketplace is suggested and agreed upon… Shout-out to Proletariat member AmyJ for using our AMAZON CLICK THRU! Use it! Now! It’s right over there on the right side of the page. Do it, you know you wanna… In any case, Jonathan discusses his latest Amazon purchase. Flaccid aloe vera plants, and talk of venus fly traps. Jonathan gives us an update on his latest adventures in couponing. Our break-time music choice honors the lovely Ms. Etta James, may she rest in piece. Star Wars Dance Party, and its change of venue. George Lucas and his horse-abusive tendencies. The obligatory, but well-deserved, Game Of Thrones chatter precedes another mention of The Girl With The Dragon Tattoo series. Super Bowl talk, albeit brief, and friend-of-the-show Jesse Meriwether gets a mention. Jonathan channels his inner fat kid, which may have turned into an outer fat adult. The guys move into some discussion of the illustrious Golden Girls tv show. Ryan gives Jonathan a congratulatory high-five over his Total Recall abilities. Ryan shoots his Apple load over the possibility of a new Apple TV. He then proceeds to give free stock tips. Bad reality tv and donkey shows, doth not equal good reality donkey shows. Ryan talks about some big blue balls, and Jonathan gives some “This Week In Nerd History”. The guys nerd out, and Episode 46 gets put to bed, as does Don Cornelius. God rest his SOUL.

Music in this episode:

At Last – Etta James

Tsop (Soul Train Theme Song) (Re-Recorded / Remastered) – Don Cornelius

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