We react to the new of Steve Jobs passing, and talk about how people are remembered after death and what it means to mourn the death of strangers. We also get in a bit about Nixon.
We discuss tourist towns, The TV show Terra Nova, and smells.
More on hoarding, giving gifts and how it messes with the economy.
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Doctor Who gets scary, fan magazines get obsolete, what makes collecting different, digital hoarders.
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We talk about food trucks, favelas and fiscal policy.
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It’s a historic week with debt crises, riots and we get into a sociological debate.
We talk politics, the fate of humanity… and Thundercats.
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We get into what makes good storytelling via greek gods, superheroes and Star Trek.
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We talk about county fairs, regional differences, and what makes us so tribal and nationalistic.
An episode that starts reviewing Nerdtacular, rapidly devolves into a show about cooking and especially grilling.