201: Major Sci-Fi Franchise Polka Party!

Second movement! Did you miss us? A lengthy, low-key, late-night ramble through the latest sci/tech/space exploration news, thoughts on Star Trek: Discovery, Black Mirror, The Last Jedi, Stargate Origins, and the Doctor Who Christmas episode, news from New York Toy Fair, what we found under the tree in 2017, and why I’m moving to Utah this summer. (99:00)


Right-click here and “save as” and share it with a porg or a hippo you love today. Read More

108: Ladies’ Night

The missing August episode! The new Doctor Who is a woman. The lead of the new Star Trek series is a woman. The new Jedi apprentice is a woman. Why is this a problem for some people? Why is this threatening to some people? Also: loads of news and reviews, a Pokestop in my back yard, thoughts on getting old, and help wanted. (51:21)


Right-click here and “save as” to save to your newfangled digital audio device. Read More

105: Later Statements and Possible Warnings

Tornadic tales, from growing up vaguely worried in Tornado Alley, to taking shelter, to working the weather in TV and radio, to the big one that landed right down the street in 1996. Also, handy tips on how to do Tornado Alley weather when you cut the cord, and how to learn the lyrics to “One Night In Bangkok” over spring break. Stay tuned to Don’t Give This Tape To Earl for later statements and possible warnings. (1:27:13)


Right-click here and “save as” to save to your newfangled digital audio device. Read More

104: Bulletin Board Systems

Parlez-vous ATDT15014521700? In the days before the internet, there was the BBS…and for some weird and probably unhealthy reason, your host wanted to run one of his own. A tale replete with BBSs, MIBs, not nearly enough +++ATH0, and numerous other unfortunate abbreviations. (1:15:38)


Right-click here and “save as” to save to your newfangled digital audio device. This won’t fit on a floppy. Read More

102: The One About The Rogues

A lot sooner than expected, it’s a solid hour of geeking out about all the things there are to love about Rogue One: A Star Wars Story, along with a stroll down memory lane into Star Wars memories past. (1:02:02)

Get well soon, Carrie Fisher. If any of my circuits or gears will help, I’ll gladly donate them. 🙁


Right-click here and “save as” to save to your gigantic Imperial hard drive or your comlink, which suddenly glows in this movie for no readily apparent reason. Read More