We begin by lightly chewing our tongues, and Ryan regales us with tech woes. Roller derby after-party fun-time, JB recommends Marc Maron on John Oliver’s New York Stand-Up Show, newly released Comedy Central. We compare and contrast Maron with another podcasting giant, Adam Carolla. Recollections of first exposure to stand up comedy, and the hook of funny. Soft talk, and our Christmas Special. “ARRR! What a find!” Terror of the Mind’s Eye, This Week in Nerd History, JB’s fav pizza: Giordano’s Famous Chicago Style Pizza, (but he’s wrong on the price). Who ya gonna call? Shitty sequels from once awesome franchises, decades too late. How to raise a lesbian: Parenting Tips with Ryan. Nerding Out, App of the Week, and This Week in Rap Philosophy.
Our sacred 30th anniversary limited edition show! Scients crack physics of coffee rings: Republicans rejoice at invitation to slash research funding. Last year’s ‘Wear Sunscreen’ is this years ‘Wear a Condom’. Bad attention is better than none at all in shitty relationships. Wisdom only begets more questions. Peter Jackson: awesome director and advocate for the West Memphis Three. The best roommate ever: a Craigslist dramatic reading by Mr. Jonathan Bell. Apple wins -somewhat- against Samsung. Dr. Feel Google: the Goog fined a petty 500M for pushing Canadian pharmaceuticals on U.S. searchers. Vampire bat kill Mexican: Republicans rejoice for ally against undocumented workers. Laxy Larry pill-infused brownies a no-go say FDA… wtf? Grab your glow sticks and drop the X, MDMA proven to be effective fighting some forms of cancer. This Week in Nerd History: We lost a loved one. List of Lists. Ryan nerds on Breaking Bad and sells is good.
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We have forgotten how to talk and descend into self examination, self questioning, self diagnosis, and discussion. Ryan cooks up some Yorkshire puddings. Jonathan conveys props to Ryan via The Proletariat concerning Nerd on the Street: Star Wars Dance Party. None of Jonathan’s core spheres of existence are popping right now and he’s feeling the suck. We go on to general suicide watch.
Lafayette Little League team, The Round Buns (unofficial name), are eliminated from the Little League World Series and Jonathan relates with the boys of summer with his own experiences in Little League. Darth Jobs steps down as CEO at Apple, leaving Tim Cook in the kitchen. BART spokesman Linton Johnson gets pwned by Anonymous for suspending first amendment access by way of snuffing cellular phone ability during protests; this gives the LULZ boys some modicum of cred in our eyes for actually doing something kinda cool. Nerd kid shines: 13 year old experiments with a new way to harvest solar energy. HP throwing in the towel of hardware production: equally hilarious George Lopez is cancelled, and general discussion about the definition of unfunny: Craig Ferguson. Mortal Kombat: Fight! Now with Freddy Krueger! We have the scoop on the new, unaforementioned HARRY POTTER movie that you most likely never saw coming! Ryan nerds out on the Wheel of Time, and Jonathan has some strong Words with Friends.
Whoo boy! Another site hack, aren’t we popular? Ryan catches us up with some neighborly love as Jonathan rekindles affection with the New Orleans Saints in their first pre-season game. Abercrombie & Fitch is unhappy about their current “Situation” of douchedom. Lebowski Fest comes, and the fans abide. Tithe the Crown! Click our Amazon link before you buy that thing you don’t really need, but oh-so deserve, and you shall strengthen the dominion of the Aristocracy! Ryan on Rango, gives way to talk about CGI kids flicks and dark films for kids of yore. Jonathan works over ‘The Help’ , and we deny the allegations that they are bringing to court. “Left here, you turn… mmyesss”: Garmin rolls out the force of assisted driving with Yoda and Darth Vader packs. A shot and a haircut: two fav’s at the R-Bar in New Orleans. “Can you spot me a BMW?”: this weeks coolest ‘solid’. Swarminoid and MABEL: meet your new overlords. Man, finches are so gay. Breaking news: Processed meats can be bad for you. Celebrity Tweet of the Week, This Week in Nerd History, nerding out on the iPad, rants about ebooks and cheaters of online Scrabble!
Welcome nerds, Ryan goes off on the dissolution care in food prep especially among the so-called Sandwich-Artists of Subways. Ryan’s kid goes back to school and avoids an in-home ‘accident’ from occurring. Hollywood-hold’em: Tobey ‘Spiderman’ Maguire and other Hollywood hullabaloos being sued for winning at poker. Thrasher Magazine founder bows out- of life. Corpse found in chimney of bank in Louisiana after curing for 28 years. Operation Shady RAT: McAfee Security details what they believe to be a concerted cyberattack that other security firms have dismissed since this recording. Saving grace: this brings up 80’s film call backs: WarGames and Cloak & Dagger featuring Dabny Coleman. Unholy alliance: Microsoft and Apple join patent gobbling rampage to attempt to hobble Google’s strength. San Diego Comi-Con wraps up. Welcome Ally DMC at blog Preserved Disorder.
Jonathan rekindles an old love: Pearl Drops Tooth Polisher. our impressions of shark week and some nature shows and why WGBH rules. Speaking of public television: Antiques Roadshow reveals most expensive antiquity to date! List of Lists: Biggest Party Schools, Least Social-Media Cities, National Drop Out Rates, Kinkiest City. Star check on IMDB: Star Rater Meetings as Ryan mangles it with out missing a beat, JBell gives a shout out to an upcoming film Ryan is sure to be cut out of: The Texas Killing Fields. More Lists: Box Office, Top Billboard Singles. Celebrity Tweet of the week: Levar Burton.
Hot time, summer in the city: Ryan is a pale nazi alien in his black wife beater (an equal opportunity garment). The fellas recount the New Orleans 1135 Decatur Star Wars Dance Party from fearing being gunned down getting Burger King to questioning if they should ever again believe it is a good idea to be using a video camera while under the influence of alcohol; Nerding around with some Proletariat in N.O., meeting new nerds, avoiding fisticuffs with a disgruntled homeless filmmaker and after sobering up from bringing in the dawn, Jonathan realizes we’re not as young and resilient as we once may have been.
Listener feed back! Proletariat cries for Nerd History, female-centric Nerd News, and podcast chapter markers… Well, one outta three ain’t bad: Jonathan presents This Week in Nerd History. Coming back: 120 Minutes on MTV with loved host, Matt Pinfield. New forum for your creations: ProletariART! New developments on famed master thief: D.B. Cooper. Nerding Out: Ryan on Gordon Ramsay’s Kitchen Nightmares (U.K.); Jonathan on filing papers with Zen-like OCD focus. Ryan suggests tax tips for Jonathan.
In the Nerd boat, we sail… Ryan noms on some Dan Brown, JBell noms and refines on his comedy material. Watch out, contemporary furniture, you’re on Ryan’s shit list with your unnecessarily bloated ways. Jonathan has an invention to revolutionize residential surge protection. Amy Winehouse passes on from this mortal coil. ‘Kids, don’t do drugs like an idiot’ is the message we take away. Ryan flirts with dog bollocks. Tango down: Anonymous hacker Topiary nabbed in Scotland and other hacker bytes… Ryan explains DDoS attacks (Distributed Denial of Service) and the LOIC (Low Orbiting Ion Cannon). NFL (National Football League) / NFLPA (National Football League’s Players Association) lockout resolution; the Saints go marching in to practice! You can go marching into space starting November 30th; tickets to the international space station gives the average multimillionaire the chance to believe they can fly… and float. Is that aTrojan Asteroid in my Lagrangian point, or are you just happy to see me? New volcano type identified on the moon. Dark Side of OZ, how much drug intake makes this enjoyable and when idiots won’t shut up for a movie.