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.
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.
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.
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
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.
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.
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;
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.
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;
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.
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;
In this episode, I play a song from the new Fee Waybill album; I discuss trying to hang on to the insights from dreams and psychedelic episodes; I reminisce about the Metroplex in Atlanta; Michael Butler had his 1000th episode which puts me in the mind of early podcasting days; I wish I had an old episode of Podcat; I am listening to the Winds of Change podcast; Tony Kahn is great and Blacklisted is great; having retirement funds is better than not having them but still stressful; I am loving Umbrella Academy and hate-watching Downton Abbey; Paul Mattingly accidentally stumbles across the concepts of Amory Lovins; I am popping for Echo Frames
In this episode, I play another song by Camper Van Beethoven; once again I am not doing the Dog Days of Podcasting; the Kindle Chronicles Podcast turns 12 and prompts a decision; Corova Digital is a joke that became real; that extra “quarantine time” wasn’t real; this is not normal; the relationship with work is changing; companies do not remember what you give up for them; looking for a new job in your 60s is heartbreaking; I enjoyed The Fiddling Horse; these statements you make, what worldview are you selling?
In this episode, I play a song by Camper Van Beethoven; I am enjoying the Cartoonist Kayfabe; their merch makes me wonder about the underlying statement certain expressions make; I really need to get my ass in gear for a paper zine; I have a Keybase account now.
In this episode, I play a song by Witch and talk about the Watchmen TV series; I discuss why I won’t listen to Bill Burr; white privilege could also be called “black penalty”; throwing absurdity into the race discussion is uncool; IoT smart home device setups are fragile and I never thought about maintainability of them; I’m moving up stages of smart home maturity; I didn’t care about Google Glass but I do care about Echo Frames; I’m giving in to the smart home big boys.
In this episode, I play a song by Witch Taint; I discuss my stance on police brutality and protesting it, on the language the right uses against dissent and other fun topics of the day; I talk about cryptocurrency and their idealogical stance against “printing money”; I discuss using Stream Deck on Linux and springboard into rants on Linux distribution; kids and the notion of “when I’m a grownup no one will tell me what to do”; I had a moment of self-loathing based on a memory upgrade.
In this episode, I play an older but recently rereleased song by Sarah Shook and the Devil; I tell the story of how configuration screwed up my previous readings of the patrons; sometimes it is a miracle that content is created; on the Carson podcast I heard two guests that rattled my cage; newest unsubscribe is All About Android; I disagree strong with the Cheap Trick ordering; I still like Ruby on Rails; some open source projects are just as bad as your day job; Pop!_OS is pretty sweet.
In this episode, I play the traditional Jonathan Coulton song for this time of year; audio editing used to be unbelievably terrible; the I Claudius rewatch project is over; I watched Rounders for the first time; I am working on a Ruby on Rails based crypto trading bot; Michael Butler is weird; crypto currency people hate the government and governmental monetary systems; I am not in Orlando FL now;
In this episode, I play a Valley Lodge song;I talk about fun stuff I’m doing lately, including 3D printing and setting up Octoprint; Gambody has some cool free models available for printing face masks; my family is slowly warming to having a house filled with IoT smart devices; I am coalescing on a few makers of smart devices; not all voice assistants are created equal; I’m falling out of love with the cheap Chinese IoT devices; I should have sympathy for the New York publishers who are in business troubles but I really don’t; they’ve had decades to find a way to work with e-publishing but they didn’t so you get what you get and you don’t throw a fit.
In this episode, I play a Witch Taint song; I again discuss the elephant in the world and gallows humor ; my quarantine life isn’t much different from my regular life; survivor’s guilt; I could stand some of that time off; my life is full of undone things I want to accomplish; I discuss some ups and downs of listening to Cory Doctorow; I’m enjoying watching I, Claudius and listening to I, Podius but don’t think I, Claudius is one of the best shows or even that good compared to modern shows; the Larry Miller podcast makes me laugh and I enjoy the old fashioned nature of it.