Why it’s unpopular to be independent, how political parties change, what causes unrest, restricting news, mean world syndrome, are we more stubborn now? the monotony of trailers.
Old mics and Radio Shack tech, the Jane Elliott exercise, the Brexit.
Thoughts on Scandinavia, surprising facts about Oregon, you can’t always legislate improvement, you can’t always guarantee failure, the history of the dust bowl, learning what to fear.
Happy Birthday to her majesty Queen Elizabeth II, the meaning of monarchy.
Our greatest hits, how opinions change, nothing on this show should be taken as financial advice, Batman v. Superman, Why Ben rubs Roger the wrong way, how Superman and Batman reflect the personality of the United States, European superheroes.
The passing of Justice Antonin Scalia, the makeup of the Supreme Court, bad metaphors lead to bad decisions, who should be President, how ancient civilizations fall.
When babies hurt you, why you need jungle animals in your house, Tom’s lack of jungle book excitement, favorite kids movies, buying cars in the 1970s, paid influence in Germany, sloppy journalism, misleading headlines, aliens fling their icy balls, buckybodies, humanity is in it’s teen years.
10 years ago we started this show, then we talked about food. Today we start by talking about food, using apps to order food, Moon Pies, Back to the Future, fiction affecting reality, the computer market of the 1980s, the music player of the 2000s, The Player with Tim Robbins, and back to Back to the Future. Our memories of 2005.