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Unprepared is a podcast where two friends, Jesse and Kevin, sit down with no preparation and have a conversation.
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Now displaying: April, 2017
Apr 27, 2017

Does anybody read these?

 

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.)

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Apollo Robbins is a famous pick-pocket, but Kevin doesn't think he's very good.

Neuro-linguistic programming is a pseudo-science used by the seduction community.

Poe's Law explains why some people can't tell The Onion is satire.

Kevin explains the plot of Death Proof.

John Wick: Chapter 2 is no John Wick.

People sure did get excited about the S-Town podcast.

The Thief and the Cobbler has had a famously long production history.

Room 237 is a documentary about The Shining's conspiracy theories.

This poster for 2001: A Space Odyssey does a bad job selling the movie.

Mark Lewis's Galveston exhibit at the Austin Contemporary made Jesse very frustrated.

Our buddy Neil runs Film School Rejects and now One Perfect Shot.

The long take from Panic Room is a little too perfect.

Kendrick Lamar's video for Humble is filled with amazing techniques.

Birdman was not the first film to be presented as one long take.

Chris Pratt basically plays a red-piller in Passengers.

Mastodon (no not that kind) is a cool new social network protocol that is (mostly) free of Nazis.

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.

Apr 21, 2017

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.)

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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:

Prometheus was bad and Alien: Covenant probably will be too.

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.

Jesse got strep throat. Or maybe mono. Apparently it's hard to tell the difference.

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.

Apr 14, 2017

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. 

 

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Kevin has been working on writing about Charles Whitman.

Graphology is a pseudoscience.

Jesse is making a lot of coffee in his moka pot.

Kevin makes Jesse watch a scene from Birdemic: Shock and Terror.

What are chord progressions?

One of Steve Bannon's houses had a murder-tub filled with acid.

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