Episodes

May 27, 2021

it's a scam

Brian Krebs offers advice on spotting fake LinkedIn job offers. https://krebsonsecurity.com/2021/05/how-to-tell-a-job-offer-from-an-id-theft-trap/#more-55671

May 26, 2021

It’s hyperbolic

Tucker Carlson of Fox News whines about the failure of US intelligence services to worry more about the risks and dangers of alien visitors. https://www.thewrap.com/tucker-carlson-thinks-intelligence-agencies-should-worry-mor...

May 25, 2021

it's about dad

My father died on this date last year, so this is about him.

May 25, 2021

it's the government's turn

Ed Snowden didn’t find anything about holding aliens hostage or collaborating with them on microwave ovens and iPads, but the government will release a report in June with more details. Well, they’re supposed to. https://www...

May 23, 2021

it's edward snowden

Happy World Turtle Day. Seriously. Go hug a turtle or a tortoise. Ed Snowden busts the bubble on the US Intelligence services holding aliens hostage or collaborating with them on microwave ovens and iPads. Darn. Next he’ll...

May 23, 2021

it’s international simple joe t-shirt day

Thank you Joe Taylor for my T-Shirt! Find more of Simple Joe and his daily podcast at TheSimpleJoe.com . I was thinking that Steve Jobs was an alien. Turns out I’m not the only one who thinks that. I haven’t found evidenc...

May 22, 2021

it’s a stretch

Stanton Friedman,a nuclear physicist , opines that extraterrestrial life is here on earth . Yep, the aliens walk among us, and they want to quarantine us on earth to prevent us from doing mischief in outer space! Good hypot...

May 21, 2021

it’s artificial

Are aliens already here? A famous British astronaut says they are, but where’s the evidence? And how do self-driving cars figure in to this? https://www.forbes.com/sites/lanceeliot/2020/02/29/former-astronaut-suggests-alien-b...

May 20, 2021

it’s possible

Some very smart people think the extraterrestrials are already here? How about you? Are alien beings, extraterrestrials, living with us and we don’t even know it? https://www.msn.com/en-us/news/technology/former-israeli-spac...

May 18, 2021

it’s questionable

Why do you think we haven’t found aliens (or they haven’t found us?). Or. . .do you think they’re already here? And other silly things. https://www.businessinsider.com/why-have-not-found-aliens-aestivation-hypothesis-gaian-...

May 18, 2021

it’s snarky

Happy National Walnut Day. Alexanda Petri writes humorously about Tucker Carlson. She’s good. “Tucker Carlson consults a private eye about the pandemic” Episode art provided by Gage Skidmore from Peoria, AZ, United States ...

May 17, 2021

It’s predatory

For those interested, we’ll look at how long you can last in space without a spacesuit. Bald eagles are back. They’re hungry, so keep spot and kitty inside. The eagle cam at Berry College in Rome, Georgia https://www.berry.e...

May 15, 2021

it’s trivial

Happy International Chocolate Chip day and World Whiskey Day; the Jones Act is suspended; and trivia Episode art provided by Felix Tchverkin https://unsplash.com/@felix_tch

May 15, 2021

it’s delicious

We’re talking buttermilk biscuits and chocolate chip cookies Episode art provided by Debbie Widjaja https://unsplash.com/@debbiewidjaja

May 13, 2021

it’s newsy and limericky

Global and domestic news rundown, and a belated celebration of National Limerick Day. Episode art provided by Rosie Kerr https://unsplash.com/@rosiekerr

May 12, 2021

it's silent

Two related blog posts from Matthew Dicks about his clever group of students. https://MatthewDicks.com Episode art provided by engin akyurt https://unsplash.com/@enginakyurt

May 12, 2021

it's gassy

Expect to pay more for gasoline because a big pipeline is shut down, and we’re looking at a national shortage of qualified drivers for tanker trucks. Episode art provided by Erik Mclean https://unsplash.com/@introspectivedsgn

May 10, 2021

it’s explained

I‘ve never understood the difference between the UK, Great Britain, and England. Until now. Knowledge is power! And look what they found in this cave! Episode art provided byAldo De La Paz https://unsplash.com/@aldodlp

May 09, 2021

it's mother's day

The woman who started mother’s day, and we read the opinions of Matthew Dicks’ students on the way he dresses. (They’re as bluntly honest as he is.) Episode art provided by Jhon David https://unsplash.com/@jackhammer

May 08, 2021

it’s worth reading

We explore ten books written in the 1920s, nearly a hundred years ago. Episode art provided by Wikimedia Commons https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/Main_Page

May 07, 2021

it's magic

What do Matthew Dicks and Harrison Ford have in common? The Moth https://themoth.org/ Harrison Ford video clip https://youtu.be/rB0wzy-xbwM Episode art provided by Erik Lucatero https://unsplash.com/@erik_lucatero

May 07, 2021

it's secure

Episode art provided by Dayne Topkin https://unsplash.com/@dtopkin1

May 05, 2021

it’s fancy. it’s fast. it’s The Derby.

Today we celebrate Cinco de Mayo, and take a look at the Kentucky Derby’s economic impact on local neighborhoods. Episode art provided by Jeff Griffith https://unsplash.com/@grifjef

May 04, 2021

it's simple

May the 4th be with you! Episode art provided by Patrick Echers https://unsplash.com/@echersmedia