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April 2016

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Thanks to @picard102 from The Vinyl Countdown for coming on the show.

Political idiocy dept. (Sorry, I’m not even trying)

Hillary Clinton: Area 51 files will be opened to the public after election, Presidential hopeful promises


People generally suck dept.

PEZ cancels annual Easter egg hunt after adults misbehave


Companies are people, too dept. (See above dept.)

Mashable lays off staff in ‘strategic shift’ toward video


Technical Difficulties dept.

How an Internet Mapping Glitch Turned a Random Kansas Farm Into a Digital Hell

Microsoft deletes ‘teen girl’ AI after it became a Hitler-loving sex robot within 24 hours


Not-so-civil rights dept.

Black Lives Matter co-founder tweets about killing “men and white folks”

Anti-Gay Laws Bring Backlash in Mississippi and North Carolina


I’ll take your money and run dept.

Fake Psychics Scam Billions

Radiation proof Underwear (I really just want to talk about dumb as hell kickstarters)

A $700 Juicer for the Kitchen That Caught Silicon Valley’s Eye


April Fools Pranks

Razer BreadWinner

Royal Institution Lecture on Astrology

Gmail Mic Drop fail

Self-driving Bicycle


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March 2016

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I thought this only happened in the US Dept.:

‘It’s 2016:’ Police called on father who didn’t look like son


This does happen in the US Dept.:

Cleveland poll worker accused of pulling out gun at polling station inside West Side school served time for sex crime

Georgia teacher resigns after calling student ‘the dumbest girl I’ve ever met’


The Internet is a Dangerous Place Dept.:

A £200m research vessel is going to be called RRS Boaty McBoatface, thanks to the internet

Local teachers unions in Ontario latest to call for moratorium on Wi-Fi use in schools


Trump my own horn Dept.:

Donald Trump On Richard Simmons: ‘We Have To Get Him Out’

Donald Trump just single handedly shut down Monday’s Fox News debate

Revealed: The Trump campaign NDA that volunteers must sign

Anonymous release Donald Trump’s personal details in #OpWhiteRose


We’re Number Un Dept.:
Kim Jong-Un Says North Korea Will Test Nuclear Warhead

North Korea sentences U.S. student to 15 years in prison for trying to steal banner


Stuff people don’t understand Dept.:

Nike restricts self-lacing trainers to app users – BBC News

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Episode 74: Vent The Anger Core

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Music: Ghettosocks - The Mustard Station (feat. Jeff Spec, Timbuktu, Moka Only, and Muneshine) [Bandcamp, Apple, Spotify]

Cool Link: The many definitions of Dynamic Range/HDR: Explained!

What I'm playing: 

Music: Watsky - Whoa Whoa Whoa [Google, Apple, Spotify]

Cool Link: Google Play Music Desktop Player

Music: Backburner - In The Place (ft Rift & The Mighty Rhino)[Bandcamp, Google, Apple]  

Podcast: Weekend at Burgie's - a show about comics from a guy more into comics than anyone I know

Cool Link: The Last Paper Route by Wordburglar, Alex Kennedy & Dave Howlett

Music: Wordburglar - The Route [Bandcamp, Google, Apple, Spotify]

Music: Jesse Dangerously - fml lol smdh [BandcampGoogle, Apple, Spotify]

Theme song music is taken from a more blessed perfection by Jesse Dangerously featuring The Mighty Rhino  

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Episode 73: Goldilocks and the Video Games

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Introduction: Week in review

Music: Lisa Ronson - Cksb (Get it on Google, Apple, Amazon) 

Cool Link: - a live radio and groupcasting app - works with phones, tablets and desktops in browser. If you want something to listen to Pop Culture Intelligentsia is recorded and streamed live on Sundays at 5:00 PM EST

Cool Podcast: Illuminati Social Club by AlienCG is about looking skeptically at conspiracy theories - though this week is about one that was actually true.  

Music: Aggro1 - Buckcherry vs The Prodigy (ReverbNation, HeartThis)

What I’ve been playing:

  • Else Heart.Break() - adventure game with nice art and a clever dialogue system - but a little slow-paced
  • Starward Rogue - bullet hell roguelike, maybe I’m not in the mood for it right now, well made but i was feeling panicked the whole time I played
  • Marvel Heroes 2016 - Diablo 2 clone with Marvel characters, I’m playing Gambit, Loot feels meaningless so i don’t know what the point of it all is other than a grind with familiar characters.
  • Meltdown - Tactical top down iso metric shooter game with multiple game modes, a campaign, endless mode, randomly generated mode, deathmatch, multiplayer coop, local coop, bosses, progression. There’s both premium and F2P versions.

Music: Human Traffic - Degeneration (Bandcamp, Soundcloud, Website) recommend to me by Taylor Shechet a musician and audio designer for games I met on Pop Culture Intelligentsia

Cool Link: Grypt - Tales From a Glass Crypt Vol 2.- The Blob Stares Back (Patreon) 

Theme song music is taken from a more blessed perfection by Jesse Dangerously featuring The Mighty Rhino

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