Weirdos From Another Planet!

On this week's episode:

0:00 - did we like the movie
4:55 - the film's violence vs. that of Snider et al, and the suffering
10:12 - the film's portrayal of what it is to be disabled in public
13:05 - the treatment of Colossus and of motivation at large
15:47 - Deadpool's sexualiy and the drudgery of thinkpieces
18:47 - the film's politics vis-a-vis trauma and sex work
21:40 - Gina Carano, powerhouse
23:17 - On the budget difficulties of X-Men and films in general
27:11 - post-credits scenes are awful, and Rob probably hates Bill
31:34 - Liefeld and other terrible artists
35:50 - revisiting Chasing Amy
41:44 - more on Deadpool, his contempt for the fourth wall, and the highest grossing R-rated movie
48:16 - ranking, comic book movies overall, and Apocalypse

Direct download: deadpool.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 9:33am PST

On this week's episode:

0:00 - Scientific Podcast Goes ASMR and go see Deadpool
3:00 - Financial intermediation is basically junk
7:34 - Video Games, and the time wasted playing them
16:00 - South Park doesn't care for caring
29:57 - Guilt over wasted time and why am I reading this?
43:00 - Time & Attention
46:26 - Another #NoOpinions crisis
52:58 - Tell me about something you like, Bill

Direct download: video20games20-20south20park20-20time20and20attention.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 8:56am PST

On this week's episode:

0:00 - On the retirement of Daniel "Bryan "American Dragon" Danielson" Bryan and the physical consequences of wrestling
27:13 - Deadpool, possibly pansexual superhero
36:23 - Rating the Wrestlers and queerface
41:31 - A bit more on Mr. Rogers and Universal Positive Regard

Direct download: dragon-deadpool-rogers.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 9:05am PST

On this week's episode:

0:00 - donuts, Dunkin Donuts, Krispy Kreme
15:23 - on the transition of opinions, donut-related and otherwise
18:06 - large decisions that have changed your life and alternate universe you
32:26 - who is happier, you or alternate universe you?
37:26 - the hedonic treadmill and your happiness set point
41:55 - on considering a terrible accident, from time to time

Direct download: donuts20-20multiverse.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 8:37am PST

On this week's episode:

0:00 Thanks to a listener
1:10 The Bachelor is kinda weird!
8:28 Kanye, Amber Rose, and hashtag FingersInTheBootyAssBitch
20:40 Toward the larger implications of Our Imagined Celebrities
30:10 The unlikely Amber Rose / Goldust connection
33:35 Kanye's shoes
35:10 Brief thoughts on the best and worst movies of the year

Direct download: imagined20kanye.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 8:11am PST