Evil Genius Chronicles Podcast for June 10 2021 – Podcasting by Pinata

In this episode, I play a song by The Royal Arctic Institute; goodbye to long time listener and friend of the show PJ Cabrera; I no longer have the Kasey Kasem dead dog dedication memorized; Tiago Forte and his Buildling a Second Brain method is changing how I work; slow burn is definitely better than big bang; “it’s not an interview it’s a conversation” isn’t a positive to me; Performance Anxiety remains on the cusp of unsubscription for me; cheap coffee from Aldi is better than some expensive coffee to me; bonus content is frequently of zero or negative value to me; podcasts can present a lot of jumping off points.

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Evil Genius Chronicles Podcast for April 29 2021 – 99 Percent Contained

In this episode, I play a song by Tim Foljahn; three yard sales in four weeks is too many; I started listening to the Erasable and Cortex podcasts; I am now all in on Obsidian; I agree that GTD is good and yet I can never make it work for me; am I using the systems to avoid doing the work?; posting your beautiful bullet journal photos makes me less likely to use it; I am using PARA to organize my Obsidian files; Obsidian will replace Evernote in my life unless it fails me; the Cortex guys created the Theme System journal; my life is a mostly contained wildfire.

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Evil Genius Chronicles Podcast for March 11 2021 – That’s How You Pith Them Off

In this episode, I play a song by Tamar Aphek; we have a puppy; I am using my DIY Bookscanner mechanisms with OpenLibrary; young me no longer gets to decide how I spend my bookreading life; the bar for acquiring even digital things to read is raising every higher; Kris Rusch makes me look at coded language; I am appreciating silence more; I make a lot of bad micro-decisions; when two options are hard to tell which is better, you can’t tell which one is worse; I am finding internet squabbles easier to deal with; Damon Knight had the best advice for how to deal with flame wars.

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Evil Genius Chronicles Podcast for January 28 2021 – Elective Gizzwhickeys

In this episode, I play a song by the Killdares; this time period is like when a beating stops; what QAnon expected from inauguration day is horrifying; I must live with idealogical mismatch with my local government; the best I can hope for is competent administration; my day includes a lot of charging time; discussing Captain Marvel and Lovecraft Country; the moments of joy in Lovecraft Country make the show work; nerd culture is white but that wasn’t my experience; just sharing resources to suicide prevention organization is kind of useless; I have grown re-fascinated with Billy Squier.

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Evil Genius Chronicles Podcast for January 22 2021 – Bean Dad

In this episode, I play a song by Pauline Scanlon; a quick Eat to Live update; I discuss a little about #BeanDad and why I think this is a fairly ridiculous internet outrage; everyone has to choose their own path to being a terrible parent; I don’t know or care who the McElroys are or why they are internet famous; TabFS is an interest project; I am taking a timeout from Cory Doctorow; your super-fans are the most likely to become super-haters; Chris York makes me think about Creative Commons and usage of stuff.

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Evil Genius Chronicles Podcast for Dec 26 2020 – Fiddle Vector

In this episode, I play a song by Casper and the Cookies; a listener asks about Eat to Live and protein; no one asks about your protein intake when you are fat; Project 100 is alive and well; I have been trying to sell out with no one buying; our love of organic neighborhoods has changed to a love of a comfortable neighborhood with fast internet; I jumped neck deep into Home Assistant after a single demo; nerd communities are frequently unpleasant to join; I am moving my home automation from the cloud to in my own house.

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Evil Genius Chronicles Podcast for Dec 19 2020 – Idle Hands are the Devil’s Workplace

In this episode, I play a Jill Sobule song for that season that is a tradition on this show; I don’t owe anyone productivity on any given day; universal basic income is making more sense to me; we are in our own hospice; inexplicably I am smitten with Cyberpunk 2077; cyberpunk remains my favorite genre of fiction; I still love Sage Walker’s novel Whiteout; I love the beginning of projects and hate the middle and end; I need a formal project parking lot in my personal life.

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Evil Genius Chronicles Podcast for Dec 13 2020 – Fighting Fiddliness

In this episode, I play a song for the season that is a tradition on this show – the Flexapleasers Xmas song; I ruined the previous show and this is a redo; I am getting fiddliness fatigue with the various gizmos in my life; we are slowly adopting the Alexa ecosystem; I am grudgingly accepting a free subscription to the Washington Post; a Facebook fight did me a great favor; no one gets under your skin when you disagree with their insults; I have almost reached my weight goal; I have an eating maintenance plan for the rest of my life

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Evil Genius Chronicles Podcast for Nov 19 2020 – Supporting the SubGenius

In this episode, I play a song from Rocket City Riot; the film lifecycle makes crowd-funding movies awful; why are the film backers who rise to the occasion of support always last in line? all that said, the documentary is good; Dr Hal is the first postal correspondent of the Box of Rocks zine; I supported Precursor on Crowd Supply then changed my mind; boy did I love the Sharp Zaurus; I no longer want to do personal travel with a laptop in my bag; I have envy for the next generation of Galago Pro; inSync is my new solution for syncing password files from Linux to OneDrive.

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Evil Genius Chronicles Podcast for Nov 8 2020 – Cautiously Pessimistic

In this episode, I play a song from The Arts and Sciences; I am failing at bullet journalling and getting organized but succeeding at losing weight; 2020 is the year where all we can home for is to not die and keep moving; I wish I were happier at the election results; we travelled to Universal Resorts in Florida for vacation; I don’t dig theme parks but I did enjoy the Bourne Stuntacular; wearing the Echo Frames made my trip to Florida better; Cory Doctorow really hates Amazon.

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Evil Genius Chronicles Podcast for Oct 25 2020 – Signal to Bullshit

In this episode, I play a song from W.I.T.C.H. ; I discuss my fandom of Joe Stapleton and my appearance on the Poker in the Ears podcast; I talk about an explosion of purchasing podcast merch; some companies that want to brand themselves have no identity I care about; I hate Minute to Win It; I made the mistake of accepting the Sirius XM trial; I don’t understand “just Google it” troll answers; 77 days of weight loss; I am failing at Bullet Journaling; I succeeded at writing letters for Vote Forward;

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Evil Genius Chronicles Podcast for Oct 11 2020 – Bad Day Resilience

In this episode, I play a song from Muslimgauze; I give an Eat to Live update on my weight loss status; I digress into my love of chocolate with peanut butter; I am able to wear some of my skinnier jeans; I am writing letters for Vote Forward encouraging ballot casting; finding a thing after you first pull it out of the box is maddening; repairing Bluetooth devices after the first time is a thing; my Tile devices don’t work right on the new phone; how much does it take to make a day a bad day? yak shaving is real; grownups have everyone telling them what to do; it is hard to be resilient against bad days; my podcast backlog has swelled from 75 to 1875.

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Evil Genius Chronicles Podcast for Sep 27 2020 – Rage Unsubscribe

In this episode, I play a song from Painted Doll; I tell a story about a bag of poop; I am listening to financial independence podcasts; I don’t want a lot of Dave Ramsey in my advice; I never understood how young people had so much stuff in early 2000s Atlanta; I can fill my time in retirement with no problem; Len Edgerly has my favorite quote about this show; I unsubscribed from Dana Gould’s podcast; am I unsubscribing from this so I can control something? my comic book handling is changing; I am reading The Boys for the first time; I can handle violence in my entertainment but the violence can’t be the entertainment;

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Evil Genius Chronicles Podcast for September 13 2020 – A Skinner Box with No Treat

In this episode, I play a song from Against Me; Judy Gold rubbed me the wrong way on Penn’s Sunday School; I don’t believe in Cancel Culture as a thing – it’s bearing consequences for actual bad behavior; social media makes the wrong things twitch and not for your own benefit; I am doing a weird project on the Mad at Dad Twitch channel; I discuss in a whole lot of detail how I am implementing the Eat to Live plan.

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IntegrationHub Video – Slack, Zoom, IBM Watson and ServiceNow

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Evil Genius Chronicles Podcast for August 23 2020 – A Bad Word About Someone

In this episode, I play a song from Glass Eye; I talk about Amy Bowen’s Nebraska travels; living in the midwest means driving a lot; we have a comedy beef with another podcaster; if any other podcaster talks shit about me, please don’t tell me; they never said about bad word about anyone; the Story Song Podcast promo makes me want to stop listening to Pantheon shows; getting interested in any Google service is setting yourself up for failure; I am now all in on the Vivaldi browser; Lovecraft Country is great;

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