Friday, September 30, 2016

53 - AOL Still Exists?

Jose Fernandez and Arnold Palmer passed.

The presidential debates are happening as we record. Check out our wild speculations after the fact.

After watching Fox's Pitch, Ward and Rod discuss women in sports.

Why do we rate things 5 stars if anything less than 5 is a fail? Make things pass/fail!

We also touch on parenting and music from our youth.

Friday, September 23, 2016

52 - A Zombie Post-Apocalypse World

Gas prices are on the rise! The end of the world is nigh!

Rod revisits North Carolina's HB2. Does McCrory have a terminal illness? Does this explain the madness?

Former baseball player Mitch Williams is not going to win coach of the year awards any time soon. Ward reviews what led to his current lawsuit againsnt MLB.

Eric on the allure of van living.

Who doesn't want to live in a post-apocalypse zombie world? By that token, Eric reveals he's planned ahead just in case The Purge happens.

Profiling versus discrimination.

Friday, September 16, 2016

51 - Let Us Pander to Netflix

It's been fifteen years since 9-11. We remember where we were and how we see it now.

Tim Tebow is playing for the Mets. As Ward predicted, he isn't going to fully commit as he's keeping his broadcasting job.

Kaepernick donated money to bolster taking a knee, while Megan Rapinoe doesn't even the the chance while at the Washington Spirit.

Print journalism is on the decline and Ward's has a fix that's difficult to implement.

What direction should our movie podcast take? We're aren't against pandering to Netflix, but Youtube and comedy is the route to take if we just want to gain the broadest fan base. We've got too many ideas and not enough time.

Friday, September 9, 2016

50 - Home School Cool

What's the deal with flag burners?

A couple fakes a trip to Mt. Everest. We try to determine why.

Vox media did a survey on self driving cars. We discuss the concept, how long it will take to make a difference and whether we want to trade up to autonomous cars.

Our big topic is home schooling. We invite Nicole, who has been home schooling for four years. We talk why, how, and look at various schooling options in a very civil discussion.

Friday, September 2, 2016

49 - Max 500 Dollar Dog

We open the episode discussing what baseball stadiums we've visited. Ward just saw his first major league baseball game in person.

Eric finally started Stranger Things. It's Netflix's best show.

How much would you pay for your pet's health. Ward proposes a sliding scale based on age. Eric says shoot them.

Have you seen the Netflix movie XOXO? We recommend you don't.

If Netflix paid us to make a podcast would we review their movies higher than they might deserve? Two unequivocal yeses, one dissenter.

Colin Capernik makes a stand by sitting down.
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