Evil Genius Chronicles Podcast for June 20 2022 – Active Grimace Face

In this episode, I play a song by Skeleton McKee; Pipewire is continuing to make my recording day harder; softball is eating our June and I’m happy with that; It’s A Pixies Podcast is back; I am trying to improve my Obsidian daily notes game; Ms. Marvel on DIsney+ is fantastic; I continue to struggle with my task management; maintaining things I have been told is a challenge; As The Money Burns is a new favorite podcast; Headspace makes me think about what I clench; I have active grimace face; is Headspace giving me a longer fuse? having a Bojangles open beside a Bojangles is big stuff in our life; you need a sense of proportion.

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Evil Genius Chronicles Podcast for May 19 2022 -What if I Just Go Forward?

In this episode, I play a song by IDK How; upgrading my Pop!_OS completely changed my audio configuration; there is now a wide open EGC discord available to all listeners; I had to migrate my server boxes because of spammers and malware scumbags; I am trying to figure out how to use fail2ban; it has been rough to be an adult around these parts; I continue to struggle with self-loathing and low self esteem; I screwed up joining the work-provided Headspace account; I am more down on myself than anyone else; yard work is quiet contemplation time now; most of our decisions don’t matter; Howard Chaykin on the Wit’s End podcats; I hate science fiction that isn’t that different; the Foundation TV show is both extra weird and not that weird; I got my Zine Zone podcast care package; I came around to laptop stickers late in life;

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Evil Genius Chronicles Podcast for April 28 2022 – Let’s None of Us Be Here

In this episode, I play a song by The Gartloney Rats; I went to Podcast Movement; Grant did a great induction speech and mine was good too; I joked about a podcast forefather to great effect but not the one I predicted; I have a long list of newly subscribed shows that I run through; I am watching Moon Knight and not loving it; I am watching Slow Horses and really loving it.

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Evil Genius Chronicles Podcast for March 17 2022 – Sailing to Frustration Island

In this episode, I play a song by Celtica Pipes Rock; I find the patron music in the wild; I bought a Rudy Rucker storybundle; story and humble bundles validate my thoughts on ebook pricing; I read a D.C. McElroy book; I subscribed to the Zine Zone podcast; I remain confused on cultural appropriation; I own a khurta; Huginn perplexes me; XMLResume never took off; Discord for me becomes another way to fail;.

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Evil Genius Chronicles Podcast for February 24 2022 – Onslaught of Plant Semen

In this episode, I play a song by Shake Well; goodbye to Don from the dog park; Logseq is another option for personal knowledge management; I listen to Cortex and I am unsure why; I’m past the time of productivity hacks; I am coining the term “hustle porn” (note: this term has been around for years); ChooseFi and All the Hacks podcasts are no longer doing it for me; smart contracts are terrifying for someone who has seen as much shitty code as me; betting it all on 27 isn’t a strategy; I need recommendations for photo management software; I’m using Facebook in the aftermath of Podcast Hall of Fame nomination but I still hate it; the “only me” permissions is the way to go; I have trouble with “have a nice one.”

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Evil Genius Chronicles Podcast for February 17 2022 – Embrace the Douche

In this episode, I play a song by Camper van Beethoven; I’m in the 2022 class of the Podcast Hall of Fame; I am in Apple Podcasts and Spotify; I finally watched Get Back but I had to do some remedial Beatles work first; Michael Lindsay Hogg is the villain of the piece; Let It Be is a terrible movie; All Things Must Pass is a terrific album; I started using a new browser window strategy; my digitization stations are set up;

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Evil Genius Chronicles Podcast for February 9 2022 – Shavings and Graphite Dust

In this episode, I play a song by Lauren Hoffman; a work table from Home Depot is my new standing desk; Google has a job for me; I wasn’t going to bleed black and gold; I figured out that Google Home and an Echo can both live together in perfect harmony side by side on my piano keyboard; Google consumer products are littered with things I liked and used that were then abandoned; FriendFeed was my favorite social media, with Google Plus in second place; Unchained Podcast really is selling me against NFTs; since last show my Home Assistant Raspberry Pi pooped the bed; I feel ever better that I did not back the Precursor phone; the Erasable podcast sold me several fancy pencil things from Makers Cabinet.

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Evil Genius Chronicles Podcast for January 29 2022 – House of Cards

In this episode, I play a song by Dolly Varden; I talk about my history with WREK, why I got involved and eventually got uninvolved; we had an awful house-selling transaction; Home Assistant did not move to the new house that well; the Self-Hosted podcast is good but the dogmatic stance is off-putting to me; finding the right Linux backup system was a process; I landed on Duplicati.

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Evil Genius Chronicles Podcast for January 20 2022 – Obligation to Dead People

In this episode, I play a song by Mary Knickle; RIP Jon Kincaid, a mainstay of Atlanta radio for almost 40 years; I am reducing my obligation to dead people and their stuff; the amount of obligation I would pass on to my heirs is low so why feel more than that for myself; listener Grant Baciocco asks about my Obsidian organization strategy around repository; I have separated work and life except for a few deliberate points; I finally unsubscribed from Performance Anxiety but am greatly enjoying the Shot X Shot podcast.

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Evil Genius Chronicles Podcast for December 31 2021 – Consider My Butt Kissed

In this episode, I play a song by American Heartbreak; trucks rolled for our move and the show is coming from the new place; there was a surprisingly small amount of damage to our new paint in the move; my new office is a baller space; the metal magnetic ceiling is making me very happy; laying out the space is fun and I am screwing it up; the experience of being forced to give up a dog makes you hate a lot of people; I spent Christmas day setting up a NAS and it was wonderful; digitizing stuff is too much work to ever lose the files; my daughter has begun playing Dungeon and Dragons and is loving it; I might make an effort to play some of my old unplayed games;

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Evil Genius Chronicles Podcast for December 16 2021 – A Life Full of Boondoggle

In this episode, I play a song by the Flexapleasers; our modern lives are full of calls to action and it is fatiguing me; getting the message to the right audience is the whole problem; segmenting my email into humans and robots was a great decision; I don’t want email to send me signals; everyone that has mentioned using Obsidian to me has liked it; Johnny Decimal briefly intrigued me; organizing the new office is leading to analysis paralysis; Subproto hackerspace seems to have disappeared; I am the caretaker for my great-grandmother’s paintings.

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Evil Genius Chronicles Podcast for Decmber 9 2021 – The HOA For Your Writing Career

In this episode, I play a song by Jill Sobule; I am in the new house and setting up my new office; my dog is living in exile; having a cooperative rather than a company can be quite nice; I am liking HomePass by Plume; wifi SSID are case-sensitive which I didn’t know; I have never seen an ad for Get Back; check your yard when you do the pre-purchase home walkthrough; I like Scott Edelman’s Eating the Fantastic podcast but some of his guests have an anti-indie publishing stance that is the opposite of what matters to me; the era of the pampered creator was in fact a very finite slice of time; the act of publishing is what I am happy to do; I am a control freak.

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Evil Genius Chronicles Podcast for December 2 2021 – I Fear I’m Not Wrong

In this episode, I play a song by Laura Carbone; I am watching Billions out of inertia and not love; I very much enjoyed Foundation; reading the Bosch book series is better than I expected; the Joe Pickett series is not grabbing me; I am interested in the Dave Thomas and Max Allan Collins novel; I remain fascinated by the interplay between the philosophies of cryptocurrency and MMT; Unchained and Wall Street Breakfast podcasts had the hilariously opposite take on the DAO NFT attempt to buy a copy of the constitution.

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Evil Genius Chronicles Podcast for November 27 2021 – Stupid Unfun

In this episode, I play a song by Japanese Breakfast; we have an offer on the house; I didn’t love New York; so far I am liking Crying in H Mart; we play a new game – “Am I The Bad Guy?”; my plan to live on dividends has detractors; the conflicting advice for both investing and weight loss makes you want to give up; the call to rate only five stars makes me crazy; Cartoonist Kayfabe recreating Neil Gaiman’s deposition is brilliant; after 30 years I watched Buckaroo Banzai and didn’t like it.

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Evil Genius Chronicles Podcast for November 19 2021 – Pull the Plug and Let the Show Drain Away

In this episode, I play a song by Steve Dawson; a house update; there is a difference between daily tired and monthly tired; live by the principle of least regrets; you can’t prevent me from saving an image on my computer; Eric Peterson and Nutty Nuchtchas have feedback on dealing with stuff; I fail to hit the button too much; all of my digital media needs to flow to the few canonical repositories – Plex, Calibre and ComicCat in Dropbox; label your stuff;

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Evil Genius Chronicles Podcast for November 12 2021 – Insensitive to the Assless

In this episode, I play a song by Paul Melancon; the last few weeks through the end of the year is beating me down; things aren’t your fault but they are your responsibility; conservatives love market forces until they have to compete for workers; I couldn’t listen to Unchained’s episode with the NFT panel; I never was down with the Second Life and VR/AR maximalists; I’m not better for not caring about things; I still don’t care about NFTs; you can make indifference work for you; I don’t get the Facebook friends that hate everything you say; no one needs your stuff so eithenr create or don’t but either way don’t worry; the one good thing I got from Intel was “disagree and commit”.

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Evil Genius Chronicles Podcast for November 5 2021 – Balls in the Wind

In this episode, I play a song by Valley Lodge; a problem with our HOA drove a home purchase; we are trying an experiment with moving and PODS; I may be podcasting from a little actual recording booth; congratulations Atlanta Braves; I don’t want sports drama, I’d rather have blowouts; we will visit Manhattan and I’m trying to meet Dave Hill; modern me would rather chill than have an agenda; everything I know about Manhattan geography is from the Lego Avengers game; listening to All the Hacks talk with the Points Guy triggered me; I am a terrible tourist.

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Evil Genius Chronicles Podcast for October 28 2021 – Welcome to the Meat Grinder

In this episode, I play a song by Scott Von Ryper; congratulation to Martina Hoshida on the birth of her daughter! listeners seem to like Obsidian; Bruce Lerner doesn’t like my take on Cory Doctorow; I’m leaning away from big ideas that don’t result in actions in my life; social media is full of moments of agitation with no action; Headspace is working to deal with sadness; I am reading much more including the Eternal Champions and the Bosch series as well as the Once Upon a Time in Hollywood novel.

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Evil Genius Chronicles Podcast for September 30 2021 – Nobodies Doing Nothing

In this episode, I play a song by Rabih Gebeile; I discuss how new people to the podcasting game disparage their predecessors; the famous people weren’t going to do the work to build the podcast medium; I really enjoy Method Man’s Marvel comics podcast; I jumped off the SModcast train; I have no mission statement; write me and tell me why you are here; fill out the survey, please!!! I am still in Podcasting for Dummies; I shouldn’t be the “no ads” poster boy anymore; my generation is the only one that cared that much about selling out; MyPodcastReviews sounds like a horrifying service that some of you might love; I ain’t paying anything to have my money managed.

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