What makes a media format die? The dangers of energy drinks. Why we stay up late at home. How we related to the rave scene. What scene are you? Why Roger was born too early. The rise of the passionate employee and the community-oriented business. Why we’ll want serendipity in shopping.
How time flies, and things slow down at the same time. Why we pick where we live. Making new friendships. How self-driving cars reduce psychoses. Stranger danger. Also Prometheus.
More Doctor Who talk about why our favorite companions are our favorites and why the red shirts need a day to remember them.
We talk about Doctor Who and why we wish the Doctor would go crazy. we also ponder why don’t we see new superheroes in comics anymore and whether viral marketing can be planned. Also there was a horrible failure with the Google hangout which you can hear after the main episode and explains why we have no video this week.
Roger and Tom share their thoughts on alternative medicine after Roger visits a chiropractor. Does the EU make internal borders unnecessary? What makes a nation or even an ethnic region come into being? And why the future will be like Burning Man.
Roger’s impressions of Hawaii, what made The Avengers so good, and could a Justice League movie ever get pulled off.
Snoop Dogg runs the Internet, The Avengers, How to prevent pre-hype from ruining movies, Hawaiian movies, ordering food inside World of Warcraft, what makes money valuable.
This week Derrick Chen joins us to chat about immigration, the economics of growth, sustainability, robots, and the advantages of modern conveniences.
We talk about beards, dragon names, grammar nazis, and the evolution of language.
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Tom talks about the end of Buzz Out Loud, Roger and Tom both discuss what makes good content ont he Internet and then Colleen, Chad, Nicole and Darren all join in to chat about all kinds of awesome.
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