Weirdos From Another Planet! (general)

On this week's episode of the podcast:

0:00 - 13:00 - Halloween
13:00 - 15:41 - VHS considerations
15:41 - 32:00 - More Halloween
32:00 - - The death of Grantland and the future of prestige content within the media overall

Direct download: halloween20grantland.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 9:44am PDT

On this week's episode of the podcast:

0:00 - 17:00: mindfulness and meditation
17:00 - 22:00: a variety show and the importance of showing up
22:00 - 30:00: superhero anatomy (ahem)
30:00 - 45:00: batman and meditation
45:00 - close: Eugene, representation and jokes

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

On this week's episode:

0:00 - 10:20: Pete's birthday!
10:20 - 12:50: What's the deal with driving in LA
12:50 - 20:55: The rest of Pete's birthday and drinking at the grocery store!
20:55 - 26:10: Hamilton, or: What Is A Musical, Anyway?
26:10 - 41:35: Twitter snitches and Twitter as a big cocktail party
41:35 - 1:00:00: Call out culture, Tumblr, and punching your weight

Direct download: birthday-snitches.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 11:14am PDT

Pete goes to play a fancy drinking Magic: The Gathering game, we open up the request line to thoughts of Bro Country and donuts, then finish it all up with a Violent J letter regarding Twiztid's intentions of playing at the next Gathering. WOOP WOOP.

Direct download: booze20cube20-20request20line.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 10:04am PDT

Pete regales us with tales of Gay Days at Disneyland (NOT "red shirt day"). We run down a partial list of where you've heard "I'm Shipping Up To Boston" and catalog the richest punk musicians on Earth. 

Direct download: gay20day.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 10:23am PDT

Everyone knows that the cartoons in The New Yorker are bad. Bill has bought an entire book of New Yorker cartoons and he spends the podcast reading them to Pete, who then reacts appropriately.

 

Direct download: new20yorker20cartoons.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 7:59am PDT

Hello and welcome back. Bill recently had a lengthy stay in the Windy City ... the Biggest Little City in the World ... yes, New York, NY. He and Pete compare and contrast NYC experiences and Bill relates the tale of a truly horrifying pizza. Also, Yelp doesn't work in New York, so don't attempt it.

Direct download: new20york.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 11:09am PDT

On this episode, we recap the #DoLoThroDo15 event and wax rhapsodical about the intent of the competition. We also preview NEXT year's DoLo!

0:00 - ~32:00 - DoLoThroDo
32:00 - ~36:00 Powerhouse, Universal Studios and the Jurrasic Park theme music
Direct download: dolo_15.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 8:38am PDT

Pete went to a music festival, so he and Bill apologize ahead of time for the influx of opinions in this week's podcast episode. In more important news, we announce the ins and outs of this year's Doritos Locos Taco Throwdown and discuss the vital Muppets stuff -- Sesame Street moving to HBO and Kermit's new girlfriend.

Direct download: sesame-st-hbo-kermit.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 9:27am PDT

Last week, Pete watched all of Gossip Girl in one sitting. For charity. Now he's here to tell us about a show starring a beautiful ghost, an idiot telepath and Chuck Bass.

Direct download: gossip_girl.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 10:36am PDT