The guys get to it on Episode 41 with talk of fortune cookies, and ridding oneself of canines. Child rearing and financial splurges are discussed. Ryan needs Viagra for his trash cans. Stealing for the environment, and Jonathan gives some life rules and advice. Jonathan reviews the J. Edgar film from his “Son of a G-man” perspective, which leads into a socio-economic breakdown of the Twilight fanbase. Ryan reviews a hip-harp concert, and speaks about religious production value and holy concert lighting. Jonathan seeks help from the Proletariat on religious nomenclature. Anne Rice’s two cents are put in, and the FBI infiltrates the NOPD… in a good way. The guys discuss showers, and not the golden kind. Some interesting drug-related medical studies are mulled over, which leads to college stories, and an analysis of Sherlock Holmes’ substance abuse. Does weight loss equal penis growth? We wrap it up with talk of artificial sweeteners and a preview of Episode 42 with guest Amy J! This Week in Nerd History and that’s that for Episode 41. Give it a whirl!
Bumper music ~ electric harpist: Deborah Henson-Conant ‘Way You Are Blues’ studio version; free download at www.HipHarp.com
Ryan pays for it and recounts former girlfriends, disparagingly young in this case. this leads into a chat about relationship age ranges. Jonathan does not want to have sex with Ryan’s wife with his compliments of her comeliness, we talk dolling up for going out. Speaking of snazzing out: Blue Light Special, fedoras on fire sale at a closing K-Mart near you! Hats beget the need for what? Hat racks, of course. Jonathan schools Ryan on this thing called football and New Orleans Saints player Steve Gleason inspires us beyond ourselves. The wisdom of the ages, put on your oxygen tank, because this session is about to get deep.
The new Modern Library addition about historical awesomeness of the Civil War, virtual monkeys are actually scripting Shakespeare in between flinging virtual poo. R.E.M. is breaking up (or would it be waking up, if your R.E.M. ceases?). Hipster whose only creation is criticism, doubt, and neckbeards preemptively blame Lana Del Rey for selling out. Neil Patrick Harris enjoys being a ‘sell out’, ‘whore’, and probably a couple of cool cars and a nice career he can be proud of. Lessons of compromising your voice to tune into the ears of an audience. Cajun Mikes featuring the most awesome sandwich board in New Orleans. Happy B-Day, Jim Henson.
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Bumper Music: “The Man Who Played God” w/Suzanne Vega from the album Dark Night of the Soul by Danger Mouse & Sparklehorse.
Note: The Simpson’s episode Ryan referenced was “Last Exit To Springfield” from The Simpson’s Season 4. Available from Amazon.com below.
Winter is coming, yo. Ryan: the resident patient with wife in nursing school and the horror of old men pee pees and granny vajays. We welcome some special drop-in bonus guests! The brother Maurer, Sean and Matt; long time friends of Jonathan and Ryan drop in the studio for some round table nerd talk including Les Miserables on the big screen, nerdish tragedies with some passing ons: DJ Mehdi scratching on in the great here after, Charles Hickson of famed UFO abduction in Pascagoula, Mississippi in 1973 abducted for good by God. Relent and join Skynet, hasten the Terminator apocalypse, some cool pics of Saturn and Skynet blows us off the air.
Freemason patter with Ryan. Losing My Religion: Lucas nails his begotten to a cross… again. People who should’ve pulled a James Dean and died young. Jonathan looks forward to Voodoo Fest and Ryan rains on his parade. Ill-thought out actions of honor assertion, leads to unnatural deaths in dumb white people. Ryan relates a story where dismal lack of honor is eclipsed by driving sense of self preservation and wussdom. Nerd Chef: cooking up some good stuff. Nibiru vs. Elenin; not to be confused with the Vulcan characters from S02E9 of ST:TNG. “Up above the world so high, like a diamond in the sky…”: celestial bling. List of Lists.
Bumper credit: Rick Ross’s Free Mason from ‘Teflon Don’
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.
Thanks to Dr. Frank Wang for his fun approach to math and seeming pretty awesome, visit his site: right here!
We take to New Orleans for this installment of Nerd on the Street to the infamous spaceport locally known as 1135 Decatur. You will never find a more wretched hive of nerd and villainy. We must be cautious.