Weirdos From Another Planet! (general)

On this week's episode:

0:00 Bill went to the doctor!
12:00 Bill ran the Hollywood 5k!
22:00 Bill (and Pete) got more emails!
36:00 Escaping via hobbies; is it OK, and what comes next?

Direct download: doctor20emails20mid20s.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 8:45am PDT

On this week's episode:

0:00 There's only one CHAPPiE CHAT
1:33 Teens' pummeling of Katt Williams
6:06 Wacky inflatable tube men - where do we go next?
8:00 What's the worst thing at Disneyland, non-guest division
18:00 Which era of David Bowie do you most want to sex
18:40 Favorite thing to put on bread, non-sandwich division
21:50 Marshmallow peeps: for or against?
23:00 Who wins, Barry Bonds or Secretariat?
25:00 There's no such thing as adult athiesm and general thoughts on David Foster Wallace
31:01 HHH is in ridiculous shape, just absurd
32:57 Returning to Merlin Mann and Time & Attention
39:06 Any regrets about moving to the west coast?

Direct download: request20line.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 11:24am PDT

On this week's episode:

0:00 Reader emails! The Muppets, for example
10:04 Jimmy Carter, the last human president
19:47 On our development, possibly yours, and how to talk or think about such things
24:22 Some metatextual notes on having a podcast
33:03 Back to talking about ourselves, and growth and stuff
43:46 What's the deal with "cuck," anyway

Direct download: cuck_email_edited.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 8:35am PDT

On this week's episode:

0:00 Mendocino Farms, Pret a Manger and emotional labor
10:00 Bill's serving style: anti pomp and circumstance
16:30 Tableside guac, what a scam that is
20:04 Some thoughts on tipping, and some insider info
26:09 Back to emotional labor for a moment
28:45 VHS was a scam too, maybe
30:28 Humpfest!

Direct download: mendocino20hump.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 1:18pm PDT

On this week's episode:

0:00 Did you know we have a podcast?
3:55 The soft opening of The Wizarding World of Harry Potter
23:45 Student loan forgiveness and who ends up the sucker
26:30 Kevin Smith thinks it must be nice
30:15 Pete keeps getting some magazines
33:00 Adventures with Cosmopolitan Magazine
42:35 Three Kisses To Try Tonight
46:30 Love and Guns and How To Talk To A Gunsplainer
53:45 Your place or mine? and other tough questions
59:00 Savage Love and a very different sort of question

Direct download: harry20potter20-20cosmo.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 1:23am PDT

Donald Trump is running for president and politics suck and we're all probably doomed. Let's try to talk this through.

Direct download: politics.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 9:24am PDT

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 PDT

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 PDT

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 PDT

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 PDT