Thursday, December 9, 2021

Rerun - Episode 11 - Strictly for My Neighbors

What's it take to get you out of the house? We discuss a bunch of local stuff, and Jonathan coughs incessantly.

Thursday, November 25, 2021

Rerun - Episode 9 - Sometimes You Want to Live Where Everybody Knows Your Name

What TV show would you most like to live in? Partially inspired by the neverending Cheers rewatch.

Thursday, November 11, 2021

Rerun - Episode 8 - We're Norm Experts

Talked quite a bit about norms in this one, with particular emphasis on bathroom norms. The secret origin of the Bathroom Break.

Thursday, October 28, 2021

Rerun - Episode 7 - Be All That You Can Let Yourself Be

Regarding lying to kids: What are the ethics of just letting your kids win? Is it ever really wrong to grind your kids to dust for daring to step to their parents?

Thursday, October 14, 2021

Rerun - Episode 6 - Planes, Trains, and...Submarines?

Bask in the glory of our first truly inane prompt: Would you rather spend the rest of your life on a plane that can't land or a submarine that can't surface?

Thursday, September 30, 2021

Rerun - Episode 5 - Which Came First: The Rabbit or the Egg?

A very timely repeat of an Easter classic, in which we try to figure out why rabbits and eggs are associated with Easter without just looking it up.

Thursday, September 16, 2021

Rerun - Episode 4 - The Five Million Dollar Question

You find five million bucks. Is it a good thing or a huge hassle? What are you gonna do with it?

Thursday, September 2, 2021

Rerun - Episode 3 - I Ain't Afraid of No Aliens...or Am I?

The warm embrace of hiatus surrounds us still. If aliens invited you to come sail away, would you take them up on the offer?

Thursday, August 19, 2021

Rerun - Episode 2 - Passing in the Past

Hiatus continues! How far back could you travel in the past and pass as a native of that time?

Thursday, August 5, 2021

Rerun - Episode 1 - Dog Thoughts

While we're on hiatus, it's a perfect time for you to revisit our first episode! We discuss dog thoughts, self checkouts, the idiom "a dog's age," and more!

Thursday, July 22, 2021

Episode 92 - We're on Hiatus

We are taking a well deserved break for the summer. Please submit topics to! And enjoy this final episode in which we talk about lazy teachers and the dumbest uses we'd make of time travel.

Thursday, July 8, 2021

Episode 91 - More Machine Than Experts

What makes a cyborg? At what point do you cease being "a person with a metal arm" and an honest-to-goodness cybernetic organism? Also: a question of etiquette.

Thursday, June 24, 2021

Episode 90 - The Last Pod on Earth

Flipping the script a bit, what would you do if you were the last person on Earth? How would you fill your days? How would you guarantee your survival? What buildings would you burn down?

Thursday, June 10, 2021

Episode 89 - Button Men

Jim suggests there are advantages to aging in reverse like The Curious Case of Benjamin Button. Jonathan ain't so sure. Also a Bathroom Break follow-up and, like, a lot of unexpected dentist talk at the end.

Thursday, May 27, 2021

Episode 88 - A Couple of Cold Ones

If you could be cryogenically frozen and thawed out hundreds of years from now, would you do it? What would it take to change your mind? What if we told you that you might end up a RoboCop?

Thursday, May 13, 2021

Episode 87 - Fallout Boys

Disaster preppers and survivalists are nutjobs, right? There's nothing to that. We shouldn't bother prepping for nuclear armageddon or anything, should we? Let's figure it out.

Thursday, April 29, 2021

Episode 86 - Tom and Tommer

If you swapped Tom Cruise and Tom Hanks in their respective movies, who'd come out on top?

Thursday, April 15, 2021

Episode 85 - Time Travail

Jonathan has anxiety about time travel, real ontological shit, and he'll tell you all about it after he's done complaining about his audio book purchase.

Thursday, April 1, 2021

Episode 84 - Decline the Power

Are there any superpowers you'd outright turn down if offered? There are drawbacks you might want to consider. Good, practical advice for real problems is what we're all about.

Thursday, March 18, 2021

Episode 83 - Other People's Pets

You down with O.P.P.? Other people's pets? Of course you pet every dog, but there certainly must be lines you don't cross with other people's pets, right? Also: Jonathan slags Bodum.

Thursday, March 4, 2021

Episode 82 - Shifty Characters

Would it be better to shapeshift into one specific person for as long as you want or shapeshift into anyone for just one hour? Don't miss the surprise return of a classic segment!

Thursday, February 18, 2021

Episode 81 - No Contest

If you could run a contest, what would the prize be? What kind of contestants would you want, and how would they compete? We also cover a few norms: helping yourself to a drink and double-dipping.

Thursday, February 4, 2021

Episode 80 - We're No Groundhogs, Part II

Haven't we done this before? No! Following up on Part I, we investigate what we might do differently should the genie's curse give us advance notice of the time loop. Hear Jim praise Jonathan's genius idea.

Thursday, January 21, 2021

Episode 79 - Junk Drawer

Jim has a few rapid-fire topics, including: washing new clothes, the battle of the sitcom dads, beef with store layouts.

Thursday, January 7, 2021

Episode 78 - Were No Experts

Is there ever a right time for correcting someone? We've all probably corrected someone's spelling or told them they were misremembering a story. When is that okay, and when are you being a dick?