In which KC and Jeff strike out on the open road; KC's car gets worked on; the team goes to the liberry; Vaxxed is a documentary about vaccines and KC watched it; Michael Moore fudges some details; Matt mentions Eric Anderson of The Trouble With Trivia fame; Louis gets some homemade cheesecake on his beak; Freakonomics discussed re: abortions and crime; Matt's friends are turning 40 and still don't have children; Mike reminds us that having kids is expensive; the Ghostbusters are not a governmental organization; child psychic predicts vaccine-related autism; Merck and the CDC colluding to hide evidence?; Matt shares a deeply unsettling poem; turns out Mike was a journalism major and newspaper editor but doesn't consider himself a writer; Destiny City Comics Plug #13; Jeff and KC are driving to Seattle and talking plugs and podcasts, and more!
Closing Song: "Wrecking Ball (Ra Ra)" by The Vaccines
Hilltop Street Fair - August 27, Hilltop Tacoma
Chateau Ste Michelle TBTL Picnic - August 31, Woodinville
Jose's Hammertime - Sept 1, Tacoma Comedy Club
Bumbershoot - Labor Day weekend
Fruit Juice - Sept 3, Metcalf Manor Olympia
Dain Norman EP Release - Sept 9, Bob's Java Jive
Maria Bamford - Sept 17, Moore Theatre
Dolly Parton - Sept 21, Kent
Tacoma Moon Festival - Sept 24
Dockyard Derby Dames Season 11 Opener - Sept 24, Pierce College
DDD New Bruiser Intake Session - Sept 25
Bianca Del Rio - Sept 28, Showbox SODO
Skate Club - Sept 30, Southgate Roller Rink
Tegan and Sara - October
WFTDA Championship (and KC's birthday) - November 4, Portland OR
Susan Jones and JAMCO Comedy Series - Nov 19, Renton Civic Theatre
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In which macaroni and cheese is prepared; KC and Jeff do a double intro; Destiny City Comics Plug #1; we learn that Linda Blair was Mike's teacher at UWT; Tacoma Co-Op Closes; Destiny City Comics Plug #2; we debate Deep Tissue v Swedish; Harry Potter Midnight Release Party takes it out of Mike; Destiny City Comics Plug #3; Mike lays money down on Final Fantasy 15; Destiny City Comics Plug #4; Matt contrasts "Funhome" with "Are You My Mother?"; Jeff uploads episode through Deep Sadness; Three's Company is explored; Mike jumps the gun; Matt learns plants are different in Washington; neighbors want to cut Jeff's grass; Matt explains library life; locking horns is not gay slang; Matt prefers OkCupid; Emma Frost and Psylocke bring the boys together; X-Men Apocalypse receives a ringing endorsement; Destiny City Comics Plugs #5 and #6; Everything is Awesome changes name to Destiny City Radio Hour; Matt suggests an intertextual podcast; Matt writes a song; we ponder Weed Culture; Mike wins an award; KC plugs SegueFest 2016; Destiny City Comics Plug #7 #8 and #9; romance novels get even weirder; a big topic is hinted at (Stay Tuned for Part Two); and Destiny City Comics Plug #10!
Songs in this episode:
"Guttersnipe Bridge" by RA Scion and "Let Me Take You Higher" by Sly and the Family Stone
In which Jeff and KC welcome to the studio Tacoma-based uber-educator, author, and singer/songwriter Linda Nicole Blair; we learn the rundown about Little Queenie and her long love affair with her husband; a rock that looks like Mordor hovers above the desert; KC celebrates the eleventh season of derby in Tacoma; KC edits her first movie; Nicole's parents plied her with books and spoken poetry; Mrs Basich rocks the literature education game; we learn about a supremely awesome 60s family band; cool kids take the bus in from the Harbor; hookups gotten, questions asked; Chopin, Mansfield, and Woolf do that poetry thang; an illegal immigrants' story makes us cry; Literary Darwinism is explained; Linda plays some original music; nights are wild and seas are heavy; seas roil beneath tundra; Jeff leads the Mutual Admiration Society; and Bianca del Rio is coming!
Songs in this episode:
"Indian Lake" by The Cowsills
"Wild Night","Little Queenie", and "Tennessee Honey, Mississippi Shine" by Linda Nicole Blair
In which Jeff plays a round of Shattered Worlds RPG with five new friendos; the game is fun and Jeff aims to play it some more!
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In which Jeff & KC rock it duo-style, asking each other questions and stuff; KC talks about a cool film called Gigi, with Leslie Caron; OG Ghostbusters gets harshly reviewed by KC; apparently Amy Schumer and Jon Cena had full-on sexy sex on the set of Trainwreck, which Jeff pooh-poohs; Big Bill Clinton was an obnoxious free trader; Jeff and KC disagree without being disagreeable; KC practices a lot of patience, and more!
Songs in this episode:
"Runaway" - AURORA
"Ophelia" - The Lumineers