Slavery, Facebook, and Animation

Slavery, Facebook, and Animation

We start this podcast with a rant about the dumb ways that people have tried to re-write the history of slavery. Sparked by a dumb tweet, we push back. We break down the case of Facebook and Mark Zuckerberg’s testimony before Congress. We ...

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Conventions, Big Data, & Crazy Travel Stories

Conventions, Big Data, & Crazy Travel Stories

We start this episode off rounding up our experiences at our respective conferences and conventions; from Wondercon to AAC. We then talk about the implications of the Facebook data breach and dangers of big data. We discuss the role of new ...

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Cambridge Analytica, Snapchat, & Tone Deaf Corporations

Cambridge Analytica, Snapchat, & Tone Deaf Corporations

In this podcast we break down the recent expose into Cambridge Analytica by the UK’s Channel 4. We continue our theme from last week about technology and society by taking a look at how data collection and targeting can change the way our ...

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Intelligence, Youtube, and Pornography

Intelligence, Youtube, and Pornography

We start this episode off with a discussion about Stormy Daniels and the House Intelligence Committee. We talk about the way the committee has become partisan and what it may mean for the Trump-Russia probe. This leads us to talk about the ...

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Alabama, Keaton Jones, and Star Wars Last Jedi Predictions

Alabama, Keaton Jones, and Star Wars Last Jedi Predictions

We start our podcast with coverage of the historic election in Alabama. In a political upset, Doug Jones beats Roy Moore for the senate seat. We discuss how this happened, with a focus on turn out and demographics, noting that black women were ...

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Technology Fail, NFL, & Star Wars

Technology Fail, NFL, & Star Wars

Ali has done the unthinkable and updated his software on his iPhone. We start this episode off with his rants and raves against technology as he’s dragged kicking and screaming into the 21st century. This leads us to talk about the recent ...

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Twitter, Las Vegas, & the Gifted vs Lucifer

Twitter, Las Vegas, & the Gifted vs Lucifer

After a short break we are back to our usual antics as we discuss the latest news from twitter and their increased word count. We analyze the problems with the platform and discuss the real issues like harassment that go unaddressed by twitter. ...

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Remakes, Fandoms, and Furries

Remakes, Fandoms, and Furries

The episode starts with a crazy story from Diz about his strange late night encounters. Our nerd news of the week discusses Ron Howard joining the Han Solo movie and the Jumanji remake. This leads us to talking about remakes and Hollywood before ...

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Milo Yiannopoulos, PewDiePie, Scandal

Milo Yiannopoulos, PewDiePie, Scandal

Ding dong the witch is dead, well sorta. We spend this episode talking about the scandal that has wracked Milo Yiannopoulous and PewDiePie. We talk about the events surrounding their downfall. We discuss the nature of celebrity and the thin line ...

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Media Malpractice, Youtube, & Social Justice Warriors

Media Malpractice, Youtube, & Social Justice Warriors

We get out our nerdy wonk hats as we dive into media and politics. After being horrified by the current state of music, we dive into the coverage of politics. We discuss the effect on a free and robust press when that same press relies on ...

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Tinder, Social Media, Suicide Squad

Tinder, Social Media, Suicide Squad

Probably our weirdest episode yet. We celebrate our anniversary by bidding adieu to a few sports people and then muse on the nature of technology and social interaction. Diz disconnected his hook up apps and this leads us into a discussion about ...

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