Evil Genius Chronicles Podcast for February 19 2017 – Shut Down

In this episode, I begin with a song from Wyldlife then talk about a variety of interpretations of “shut down” and places I experience that match that.

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Evil Genius Chronicles Podcast for January 2017 – Crazy Monkey Brain

In this episode, I play a song from the Thermals, the first of a few; I talk about the civil rights era, and protest past and present; who are the inauguration protests for?; I don’t want to argue with anyone about; Eat to Live opposition is weird; Robert Scoble is the post-Trump model of an advocate; the VR boosterism feels to me like Second Life boosterism circa 2005; I declare (limited) podcast bankruptcy

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Evil Genius Chronicles Podcast for Jan 12 2017 – Smile, Laugh, Walk Away

In this episode, I open with a song from the Siderunnners; I discuss the city of Chicago and my ongoing affection for the place; I discuss the movie adaptation of the Final Programme and why I enjoyed it despite it not being a great movie; the Mad at Dad Deathpool closes in a few days; attorneys are a special case of belligerent drunk.

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Evil Genius Chronicles Podcast for Jan 5 2017 – Resolving For Joy

In this show, I start with a song by Neutral Milk Hotel; I talk about judging art less by what it means or what I think about it and more by how I feel; without making resolutions I want to make changes in my life; science fiction today is better written and less joyful than the Golden Age stuff; I am founding the Anti-Joseph Campbell League; I do much better with routines than no routines; I am still trying to figure out how to use Facebook for Mad at Dad.

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Evil Genius Chronicles Podcast for December 28 2016 – Unsatisfied

In this show, we start off with the Flexapleasers Xmas song; moving from the Fitbit to the Garmin Vivosmart HR+ has issues; 2016 was a weird year but is just the beginning; being a skeptic can make you a buzzkill; resolutions are a horrible way to create new habits; I still struggle with my weight every single day of my life; Evil Genius Chronicles listeners are welcome to join the Mad at Dad death pool; the death pool actually helps the grieving process; I am dissatisfied with myself and my output in all aspects of life; media consumption is a zero sum game; children need room to like their own stuff; kids have amazing media literacy.

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Evil Genius Chronicles Podcast for November 30 2016 – Embrace Our Impending Hellscape

In this episode, I play a song from the Two Dollar Pistols; I discuss my feelings about the American election; I am calm in the face of doom; Democrats have a contempt problem; I loved the Doctor Strange movie; embrace the tropes of your genre.

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Evil Genius Chronicles Podcast for November 2 2016 – The Detachment Gap

In this episode, I play a song from the Long Winters; I talk about being crushed by a job you love; I did stand up; I discuss punk, metal and the detachment gap; keep the “Hell” in Halloween; sell back your candy; I grudgingly join the Lego world; I should be rooting for the Cubs but I am not.

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Evil Genius Chronicles Podcast for October 20 2016 – Free is Not Cheap Enough

In this episode, I play a song from Austin’s own Glass Eye; it is hard work weathering a hurricane; I play some feedback from Rob Leachman; why I lightened up on playing music; it was a big day with a child; I don’t want many more physical books even when they are free; I no longer have interest in book porn; I discuss some of the books I bought at the library sale; Dan Klass helped me with my standup routine; I love the Jackie and Laurie show.

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Evil Genius Chronicles Podcast for October 13 2016 – Preparations

In this episode, I play a song from Valley Lodge dedicated to Hurricane Matthew; I discuss preparing for the hurricane and the adventures that led to; a trick I used to work on being less shy; I am not Jewish; I am comfortable with myself; you can bootstrap conversations and relationships; I have less than a week until my standup set; how do we go from plenty of time to not enough time with no transition?

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Evil Genius Chronicles Podcast for October 6 2016 – Start with Compassion

In this episode, I play a song from Southern Culture on the Skids; I discuss a hurricane heading my way and being a jerk about the tragedy of others; don’t try to honor a thing by taking a dump on something else; begin with compassion and alter if necessary; I have first world problems; most security questions are terrible; mainstream media doesn’t know how to report on scientific studies; “good for you” and “bad for you” is not descriptive enough.

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Evil Genius Chronicles Podcast for October 1 2016 – Dream Content

In this episode, I play a song from the best Toadies album; I discuss an appearance on Todd Cochrane’s Podcast Legends show; I discuss content creation pressures in my day job and my personal projects; I will do standup in San Diego; the feedback Mad at Dad gets is gratifying; I struggle with coffee and keeping my weight down.

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Evil Genius Chronicles Podcast for September 19 2016 – Yo Heads Up

In this episode, I play a new song from Meat Loaf and discuss Jim Steinman; I discuss my personal and professional struggles to produce content on a schedule; I tell tales of some old friends; I examine the creation of friendships and how they stop; I discuss trigger warnings, courtesy and non-actionable slogans.

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Evil Genius Chronicles – DDOP 2016 Bonus Wrap Up

In this episode, I do a recap of Dragon*Con and the DDOP as I drive home.

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Evil Genius Chronicles – DDOP 2016 Day 30

In this episode, I do a recording from the car as I drive to Dragon*Con; I wrap up the Dog Days of Podcasting for the year, thank you!

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Evil Genius Chronicles Podcast for Sept 1 2016 – Ambition and Trust

In this episode, I play a song from the new Rick Springfield album; I talk about attending Dragon*Con and seeing friends I’ve had for a long time; I discuss dream jobs and being trusted to do the right thing; do I have too little ambition? I use Always Sunny in Philadelphia as a compass; what are these handwritten house buying signs about; I don’t understand podcast networks; don’t shut yourself down, make someone else do it.

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Evil Genius Chronicles – DDOP 2016 Day 28

In this episode, I talk about my preparation for Dragon*Con and what I am planning to do when I get there.

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Evil Genius Chronicles – DDOP 2016 Day 27

In this episode, I talk about Saturday morning cartoons that were influential on me. Thanks to listener Danny Boyd for the suggestion!

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Evil Genius Chronicles – DDOP 2016 Day 26

In this episode, I talk about my first experiences with alcohol

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Evil Genius Chronicles – DDOP 2016 Day 25

In this episode, I talk about the fist fights I have been in as a kid.

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