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40: The Even Later Show!

8/19/2018
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TOPICS • Puppies and how to pack • NSA shoutout • Fletch the movie and the books • Harry Potter yanked from HBO • Kolchak the Night Stalker • My Three Sons • Marcus feels old learning to code • James’s math follies • Teachers we enjoyed in high school • Skills gained by studying and playing music • Music Shares: Focus, Father John Misty, Aphex Twin • Rural Report • Smartest Baby in the World LINKS • My Three Sons intro: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=x_p_aQbJ1T4 • Focus -...

Duration:00:42:35

INTERLUDE: A Brief Note

8/17/2018
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Hi, all! This little bonus is just to say we’re moving the official(ish) release day to Sunday from Wednesday, to reflect our changing schedules and when we can do the show. Thanks for sticking around! We appreciate you. You can contact us at bros@itsjustcalledtwobrothers.com, or on Twitter at @ijc2b, and on Facebook at https://facebook.com/ijc2b/ Marcus’s daily blog about creating stuff (mostly) is at https://marcusharwell.com/ Archived episodes are at...

Duration:00:01:19

39: The Late Show

8/10/2018
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TOPICS • The moving and the moved • Korrection Korner • Music share: Synergy • Show intro, also appropriately late • Music share: Optiganally Yours • Smartest Baby in the World LINKS • Al Di Meola - “Scoundrel” https://open.spotify.com/track/2ynVviWtyZjKG4Dzuo1PJh?si=g6QgGrQ-QQie74mwLX7Y4A • Synergy - “Cybersports” https://open.spotify.com/track/1J9D9ZliqrY3tPBYDbahTW?si=Q-iOQd3pTOKgvFBTF3rADg • Optiganally Yours - “Whomever Watches You Sleep”...

Duration:00:17:44

38: This Pod Is On Firrre

8/1/2018
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TOPICS • Like a whole other state • Smoky, stressful days • Housing delays • Smartest Baby in the World • Jan Hammer • Al Di Meola • Footnote Foyer: Explaining the Metallica reference • Nostalgia’s worth…or lack of • Stephen Spielberg’s auteurship…or lack of • Dune • Failing to track down a song • B-52s’ appeal LINKS • Al Di Meola - “Sequencer” https://open.spotify.com/track/12StUHq28SAjxeb1TiK8ci?si=U_jr7ZcKRVqXN9I2JKZBbA • Metallica - “For Whom the Bell Tolls”...

Duration:00:37:15

37: Synths and Suchness

7/26/2018
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TOPICS • More exciting moving minutiae! • Limbo, and the neatly ordered D&D afterlife • Life with the in-laws (spoiler: it’s nice) • FM synth sounds • Howard Jones, Jupiter-8 maven • Personal connection to a tragedy • Music share: Brian Balmages, Stephen Malkmus and the Jicks, Punch Brothers LINKS • A bunch about planes of existence in D ‘n’ D: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Outer_Plane • Brian Balmages - “Arabian Dances”...

Duration:00:32:18

36: Two Brothers in Orbit

7/18/2018
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TOPICS • The Awesome 80s playlist (not) • Portlandia • Comics who become dinosaurs • Bands who don’t change • Rush, who did change • Tom Hanks, typewriter collector • Childhood experiences in typing • 1000 monkeys • The Rural Report: Auction! • How hot was it? • Move prep talk • The joy of Michael McDonald • The Wrecking Crew documentary • TNT - “Deadly Metal” • Orbital - “P.H.U.K.” LINKS • The short story Marcus was trying to remember was R. A. Lafferty’s “Been a Long,...

Duration:00:43:03

35: Yacht Rick & McCortny

7/11/2018
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TOPICS • The insidious nature of rural accents • 80s action TV • Rick & Morty parodies 80s action TV • The compelling nature of Venture Bros. • Korrection Korner • McCartney/Lennon or the reverse • Music share: yacht rock staples • Prism Tats LINKS • Selective auditory hearing, specifically “bottlenecking.”: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Selective_auditory_attention • Al Stewart - “Midnight Rocks”:...

Duration:00:29:15

34: Farm Pod Report

7/4/2018
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TOPICS • Range Life • Wi-Fi at the bank • Umpqua praise • The joy of local authors • Another round of copyright extension? Ugh • Jeff Goldblum and his cadence • Harlan Ellison: Good and bad in a person • Touching, love, and consent • Music exchange footnote LINKS • William “Bill” Lansing on Amazon: https://www.amazon.com/default/e/B00E5BUXZW/ref=sr_ntt_srch_lnk_5 • Jeff Goldblum reads Steamed Hams: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ZDkqJuUYBaw • Marcus’s Harlan Ellison blog...

Duration:00:40:04

33: Marks of Distinction

6/27/2018
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TOPICS • Mark Hamill & collectible cards • Simplenote and plain text joys • Markdown • Ways we narrowly avoided killing ourselves as kids • Music exchange: Michael Torke, Nine Inch Nails, Snail’s House • Field tone LINKS Mark Hamill hilariously signs cards: http://geekologie.com/2015/08/gallery-of-mark-hamills-humorous-autogra.php Michael Torke - Color Music: https://open.spotify.com/album/45Fw72deSBDpxUo8aFjmj8?si=3yC2_05dSiGbXmJ9HwhMOQ Nine Inch Nails - Bad Witch:...

Duration:00:37:18

32: Pod in the Sticks

6/21/2018
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We thought we’d talk about some stuff, and that stuff is below: • Working man minutiae • Rural road show • Touristy things in a new town • Farmer James • Old timey references • We don’t got the jokes • New OED entries from The Simpsons • Topic Talk • Whither Summer? • Who let the wiener (dog) out? • Rural internet woes • The “marketplace” of ideas • Re-Spotify’d • Gorillaz • Carl Stamitz LINKS The Portland Unipiper: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-ojn3Lgg1mI Johnny T’s...

Duration:00:33:48

31: A Real Fixer Upper

6/14/2018
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We skittered through the following things, and apologies for some audio difficulties of the road show equipment: • Half-Road Show Again • The Great Pac-NW • Show milestone, but not really • Popularity doubles • Geological analysis of the Shasta Cascade • House hunting • Firework shenanigans • Robert John “Mutt” Lange NOTE: Shania Twain’s album Marcus couldn’t remember was *Come On Over* • Korrection Korner: more Brad Delp magic • Past your baby time, featuring *Furchester...

Duration:00:28:16

30: Separating Pod From Podist

6/6/2018
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We agreed to talk about the following things: • Sick…again • Pogo’s homophobia and general shitbagginess • Separating artist from art? • Neko Case’s amazing Hell-On • How does James find new music, again? • The mainstream in art vs. avant-garde • Wishing to be on the cutting edge • Kanye We appreciate you listening. And reading this stuff! You can contact us at bros@itsjustcalledtwobrothers.com, or on Twitter at @ijc2b, and on Facebook at https://facebook.com/ijc2b/ Marcus’s...

Duration:00:36:23

29: Grounds for Drinking

5/31/2018
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Hey, all you hangers-on! We discussed some stuff that came up: • Weary times • Smartest Baby in the World • All About the Routines • Coffee Talk, no big whoop • Rediscovering bands we loved as youngs • Whither Twitter? • Puttin’ this baby to bed LINKS A much better (professional) explanation of coffee brewing than Marcus fumbled through: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=M-pPQgrY7zw Thanks again for listening to us banter! You can contact us at bros@itsjustcalledtwobrothers.com, or...

Duration:00:28:55

28: The Quietly Rambling Storm

5/24/2018
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We stormed the castle to chat about the following things: • The Quiet Not So Stormy • Upcoming bonus show • Some more Rick Moranis • City Slickers, which was the role Moranis dropped out of to care for his wife. • Seinfeld • The Simpsons—when did it break down? • A Series of Unfortunate Events • TV Wheel • Infinity War, but, ahem, it’s actually “Avengers: Infinity War.” • Does Marcus sound like Rush’s Alex Lifeson? • Doctor Strange (2016) is, indeed, older than Guardians of the...

Duration:00:28:25

27: Quick but With Rick

5/17/2018
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Apologies for the late posting! We rapidly talked about some things this week: • Full employment & packing woes • Ruthless (& Toothless) People • Jaron Lanier • Korrection Korner: The two Billys, Cocteau Twins • Upcoming SCTV special • Rick Moranis’s integrity LINKS Weird Al Yankovic - “Toothless People” https://open.spotify.com/track/0KYMEvUppxmfdG9JOGIm0z?si=QxekNMCdSzWY71ME571FiQ Jaron Lanier interview:...

Duration:00:19:11

26: Ensnaring and Sharing

5/9/2018
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It was a rambling kind of day, so we did ramble on this stuff: * How to do opening credits * RP1 review postponed until we, y’know, see it * Organizing your music listening * Snare drum talk * Music shares—Billy Squier, Eric Whitacre, , Wye Oak, (briefly: Massive Attack, feat. Elizabeth Fraser), King’s X * Why didn’t Marcus want to see a favorite band? * Gen X-er angst about gettin’ old, man LINKS * Frank Chimero’s playlist system:...

Duration:00:31:15

25: Podcasthouse Rock

5/2/2018
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We palavered, all right, sometimes about these topics, here: • In the echo chamber • Network logo sounds • Joel McHale & Talk Soup hosts • Pedantry Pcorner • Late intros • Memories of memory • Simpsons anomaly episode • Portland apartment hunt • Korrection Korner • Bob Dorough and Schoolhouse Rock • We have tics • Armchair psychology corner (how many corners now?) • Find of the Week: The Death of Pop, This Is the Kit LINKS • “I Can Remember” (1972), the “loaf of bread, a...

Duration:00:29:21

24: Ranty Player One

4/25/2018
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Noting the following notes: • How we doing? • Hey, pretty good, as it turns out • Is audio reading? • Twitter hypocrites…hypotwits? • Overteased with promos • Ground Kontrol recap • Ready Player One ranting & raving with full spoilers LINKS • The Game Informer Podcast Ernest Cline Interview (starts about 1:27:12): https://overcast.fm/+JRum2c98w • Shall We Play a Game?’s RP1 show, about both book AND film: https://overcast.fm/+EvVl9y0B8 • “If You Want to Know How We Ended Up in a...

Duration:00:39:10

23: Dockdomainia

4/18/2018
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On the road again! Exhaustion and a tight schedule means a slightly shorter show, but we still parleyed about a few topics, and they are as follows: • Recording minutiae • A million ants can’t be wrong • Empire of the Ants • Marcus in Portland • Scale is important or public transportation • Moving on up … post-interview, that is • Ol’ Dirt Dome • More arcade nostalgia at Ground Kontrol • Bar food in Oregon • Bubbler madness • Jordy Verrill, you lunkhead LINKS • Ground Kontrol:...

Duration:00:20:29

22: The New(ish) Music Exchange Show!

4/11/2018
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Between song clips, we talked about stuff like the following: • Viva Las Vacation • The Golden Tiki (opened 2015) • Outside Halfway Show #2 • Smartest Baby in the World • Wind sounds • Tone Poems • Finding new music • Django Django - “Marble Skies” • Valerie Coleman’s “Rubispheres” and “Umoja” • Mastodon - “Cold Dark Place” (Mastodon actually has three lead vocalists) • Bright Sheng’s “Tibetan Swing” • Casino Versus Japan - “Frozen Geometry” • Eric Whitacre - “The Seal...

Duration:00:43:37