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This week Jesse and Kevin talk about magicians, movies, podcasts, animation, movies about other movies, movie posters, video art, centering your shots, real fake shots, going to space, new social networks, toots, open source software.
(Recorded on April 17, 2017.)
Apollo Robbins is a famous pick-pocket, but Kevin doesn't think he's very good.
Poe's Law explains why some people can't tell The Onion is satire.
Kevin explains the plot of Death Proof.
People sure did get excited about the S-Town podcast.
The Thief and the Cobbler has had a famously long production history.
Mark Lewis's Galveston exhibit at the Austin Contemporary made Jesse very frustrated.
Kendrick Lamar's video for Humble is filled with amazing techniques.
Chris Pratt basically plays a red-piller in Passengers.
Check out Sarah Jeong's Motherboard article about it.
App.net was a failed Twitter replacement.
According to a study, people rate women's coding higher when they don't know that they're women.
This week Jesse and Kevin talk about which side to butter your bread, activities for over active children, fads of the 90s, chewing on walls, the Alien quadrilogy, really dense fog, not good board games, flying, Lexus, the true meaning of Easter, farmer's markets, banana clones, wine seeds, a lot of ham, doing nothing, new offices, tiny holes in Jesse's throat, xenomorphs, things sticking to other things, reacting to magic tricks, clear plastics cups.
(Recorded on April 17, 2017.)
Dr Seuss's The Butter Battle Book sparks quite the controversy.
Watch Mind of a Chef explore a French butter factory.
Jesse's fads include:
There's a board game about the Alien franchise.
Jesse played Joking Hazard, a bad game.
Jesse got to watch people play an HTC Vive, which was weird.
Double Fine is making a neat VR charades game.
Bananas have a complicated history.
There's a musical about people touching a car for a long time called Hands on a Hardbody.
David Blaine is bad at magic.
Magicians try to stump Penn and Teller in Penn & Teller: Fool Us.
We missed last week. Did you miss us? Blame the frailty of the human body, as Jesse came down with strep throat. And while listening to a man fail to talk for a few hours would be fun for some, we don't think it would be up to the admittedly low bar we already have set.
This week Jesse and Kevin talk about handwriting analysis, leaving a mess, drinking a whole moka pot, awkward introductions in movies, how to be bad at a thing you like, losing a bet and being forced to watch Twilight, oscar winner Suicide Squad, oscar nominee Norbit, the best character in the Marvel cinematic universe, sneaking pocket knives past the TSA, Jesse's stand up special, not Joan Rivers, drinking water before bed, things in bedside drawers, using up pens, and Governor Gary Johnson.
Kevin has been working on writing about Charles Whitman.
Graphology is a pseudoscience.
Jesse is making a lot of coffee in his moka pot.
What are chord progressions?
One of Steve Bannon's houses had a murder-tub filled with acid.