Evil Genius Chronicles Podcast for June 9 2019 – It’s the Heart You Have that I Want

In this episode, I play a song from John Howie Jr; I talk about attending DevRelCon in San Francisco and how I have a weird job; I have become easy with people in a way I once wasn’t; dealing with people that almost agree with you is hard; reheating yesterday coffee; I’m maybe not woke but in the process of waking up; I can’t keep up with your name much less preferred pronouns; my own jokes about poop on the streets of San Francisco lack compassion; you can create exclusion without trying to.

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Evil Genius Chronicles Podcast for May 12 2019 – The Reverse Martingale

In this episode, I play a song from Valley Lodge; I discuss my work trip to Las Vegas with a lot of detail in how I play roulette and my experiment with the reverse Martingale betting strategy; I talk about how even as an extroverted type in a public facing role I can have enough of people.

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Evil Genius Chronicles Podcast for Feb 18 2019 – My Heart is Not Yours To Warm

In this episode, I play a song from the new Valley Lodge album; I update on the move; don’t shop at KMart.com; there is a reason why Amazon is the biggest retailer online; I am befuddled by those who hate Chick-Fil-A politics and not their food; I’m too tired to hate Walmart; I can’t be a part of the politics horseraces; I hate speculative punditry; I want one thing from the Weather Channel; mainstream reporting of scientific studies is almost always wrong; there is one reason to share studies on social media; please don’t manipulate me; goodbye.

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Evil Genius Chronicles Podcast for February 1 2019 – Carving out Joy

In this episode, I play a new song from John Howie Jr; I discuss the new podcast that Aimee Mann does with Ted Leo; I talk about specifically choosing joy when it is an option; I talk about why I love the Church of the Subgenius, comic books; my experience with Penn Jillette’s movie Director’s Cut.

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Evil Genius Chronicles Podcast for January 22 2019 – Resilience Porn

In this episode, I play a song from Paul Melancon; I talk about my new house and studio; I discuss sentimentality about child stuff; I run down the various digitization projects in my life; I discuss Marie Kondo and the outrage about getting rid of books and getting rid of my own books; I talk about the corrosive nature of “resilience porn” and how it relates to software projects; why I listen to less of Dan Benjamin.

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Evil Genius Chronicles Podcast for December 31 2018 – Dead People’s Stuff

In this episode, I close out the holiday season with my favorite rock Xmas song of all time, the Flexapleasers’ “Greatest XMas Song Ever Written”; I discuss my upcoming house move and how I must deal with my stuff; I talk about giving up being the curator for dead people’s low value junk; there is one common factor with all my failed productivity systems; here’s hoping for a good 2019.

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Evil Genius Chronicles Podcast for October 4 2018 – Flooded with Work

In this episode, I play a new song from John Howie Jr.; I talk about the flooding in my area and watching a functioning municipality break down; I discuss how my day job has trained me to be panicky and how to fight that; the first time you see something work is the best part of computer programming; I end with an update on my DIY Bookscanner project.

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Evil Genius Chronicles Podcast for September 4 2018 – Aching to 14

In this episode, I play a song from the Joe Perry Project; I discuss my 14th anniversary as a podcaster, why podcasting was inevitable and why most of history is accidental; I talk about why your 40th is the last realistic birthday to be a big deal and the aches of getting older; I discuss the terrible American eating habits; I close with a bit of a status update on my DIY Bookscanner project.

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Evil Genius Chronicles Podcast for August 3 2018 – Projecting

In this episode, I play an oldie from the history of this show; why I am not doing the Dog Days of Podcasting this year; I discuss purging items from your life and building DIY projects and getting into Raspberry Pi.

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Evil Genius Chronicles Podcast for June 29 2018 – Dealt

In this episode, I play a song by Eleventh Dream Day then discuss being done with things in a deep and profound way.

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Evil Genius Chronicles Podcast for Jun 3, 2018 – Minor Authority and a Clipboard

In this episode, I play a traditional song of the season by Jonathan Coulton; I discuss the intersection of minor authority and lack of decision making power; I talk about attending Balticon 52, ad hoc family, and how physical space affects the feel of a con; I talk about how the long-standing and normal process of publishing is now completely abhorrent to me.

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Evil Genius Chronicles Podcast for Mar 29 2018 – I Care Too Hard!

In this episode, I play the new single from Sarah Shook and the Disarmers; I discuss the Annihilation movie and novel; I watched Mr Robot and Justified; I discuss the strange puritan morality of TV shows; why is retiring young the most divisive topic and what’s it to you?

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Evil Genius Chronicles Podcast for Dec 26 2017 – Low Falutin

In this episode, I start with a belated holiday classic song by Jill Sobule; I discuss purging paper books; I love Whiteout by Sage Walker and reading electronically; why are there so many podcast networks? Omnibus Project podcast is very OK; networks and smug comfort; I don’t like “intellectiness”; Scotch and Comics is my favorite podcast; have a great holiday of whatever you celebrate!

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Evil Genius Chronicles Podcast for Dec 16 2017 – Fighting the Resistance

In this episode, I play not just an Xmas song but The Greatest Xmas Song Ever Written! I talk about struggling with resistance and depression; some people just hate you; work/life balance; the things you do are the things you value; the Mad at Dad podcast is all about me making Butler laugh; Patreon outrage, if it makes you cancel a pledge do what you got do, friend; I’m doing a webcomic project.

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Evil Genius Chronicles for August 31, 2017 – DDOP 31: Hays KS

In this episode, I talk about my summer as a kid living in Hays KS.

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Evil Genius Chronicles for August 30, 2017 – DDOP 30: Charlotte NC

In this episode, I talk about my times in Charlotte NC (which are mostly Heroescon.)

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Evil Genius Chronicles for August 29, 2017 – DDOP 29: Truth or Consequences, NM

In this episode, I discuss my visits to the retirement community of Truth or Consequences NM.

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Evil Genius Chronicles for August 28, 2017 – DDOP 28: Omaha and Lincoln NE

In this episode, I discuss my childhood visits to Omaha and Lincoln NE.

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