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
Tonight! We welcome long-awaited guest, Sexual Health Expert Erin Barnes. Erin joins the fun, and enlightens us on many topics. Erin provides care and education related to sexuality, pregnancy, STD’s, abortion, abuse, and relationships. She is also a Sexual Assault Nurse Examiner with a Sexual Assault/Domestic Violence Care Center, responding to sexual assaults, and providing crisis counseling, medical care, and collecting forensic evidence. On top of that, she is a Clinician with a client-centered Women’s Clinic, working in the operating room, and doing ultrasound, recovery, and pregnancy assessment. Erin joins the talk and schools us on all sorts of great things including forensic sex toys (not what you think), and how C.S.I. is not like real life. Learn how a Canadian endured Hurricane Katrina! We talk setting career goals, and we get into some serious talk regarding sexual assault. We talk HPV, facts, treatment, and solutions. Panels are now recommending it for boys, whats the deal? Erin educates us on women’s health initiatives, and what the Proletariat can do. We congratulate Mississippi voters on rejecting Prop 26, the “Personhood” amendment. This leads to talk on religion, Geek Sex, and abortion. Though the three aren’t mutually exclusive. The mood lightens as Erin dishes on what she’s nerding on… Hint: Winter Is Coming. We talk cold weather and hot acting skills. We get back on the sex talk and discuss sexual kinks, forays, and origins. Where’s the line on sexual fetishes? Polygamy: Not just for Mormons anymore. Moving on: the new Girl With The Dragon Tattoo, and Jonathan’s “Falling Down” style day. C-Spire customer service blows. Managerial decisions and delegations. Inflation hits office supplies… the joys of capitalism! Office Depot’s impending death. Then we put a bow on it!
Bumper Music: Salt N’ Pepa’s “Let’s Talk About Sex”
All new: all old news! Obama in the White House and a satellite fell to Earth. Q & A with NASA representative, Dr. Bell. Onto climate debates and the increasing polarizing state of politics with Fox News tipping the scales. Do your part with a home solar kit: now almost affordable!
Mental visual recordings: now with 1000% more creepiness. Scientists can now image visuals the brain thinks about. Seriously. Seriously awesome. Kid has ghost meeting with unknown dead sibling. We wax on about the afterlife, spirits and some paranormal goodness. Wow, more creepy / awesomeness. Nic Cage, the vampire. Dark Shadows, the movie is underway and promisingly good Tim Burton fodder. We end with an aggressive campaign for you infecting your loved ones with us.
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.
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’
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!
We start by energizing you with sad short tales and then move onto our first impressions of the new ‘Amazing Spider-Man’ teaser trailer. What are they doing? Jonathan asserts dislike for Sam Raimi’s take on ‘Spider-Man’ and Ryan asserts the ‘Watchmen’ film is an improvement upon the original graphic novel and that the film adaptation of ‘V for Vendetta’ is a celluloid travesty of abortive translation which brings us to discuss how we need to remind ourselves of why things piss us off every now and then… like Jeff Foxworthy: funny or should he die? Jonathan gets on a professional soap-box of sorts and defends the right of comedians to make people laugh, no matter how their brand of humor may offend and sicken his tastes. Anonymous / Lulzsec update as they mess with Rupert Murdoch’s empire. Indiana Jones and the Temple of Bling: when do religious artifacts become tomb-raidable? Technicolor Deluxe, two celluloid masters team up as business dwindles and Nerding out with Breaking Bad and Weeds.