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Episode 33: American Gods

6/12/2018
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LISTEN HERE! A best-selling novel, and now a TV show (with mixed reviews, if you ask Liz and Damon), American Gods is the story of Shadow Moon, a newly released convict being thrown headfirst into the world of the gods. Turns out, Old Gods are super into bank grifts. This week, we talk about conning…

Duration:00:36:47

Episode 32: The Parent Trap

6/5/2018
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LISTEN HERE! In this episode, we discuss custody battles, how much Dennis Quaid and Natasha Richardson’s characters might have been worth, and how totally and completely immoral it is to just be like, “Eh, twins are basically just carbon copies, so you give me one and you take one and we’ll never speak of this…

Duration:00:35:29

Episode 31: Ocean’s 8

5/29/2018
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LISTEN HERE! Obvs no spoilers, friends, since this film wasn’t even in theaters yet at the time of this recording. We don’t know much about what happens, but we DO know there’s a big ole necklace involved, and it is valued at an ABSURD amount of money. So this week, we talk the value of…

Duration:00:48:33

Episode 30: Jurassic Park

5/22/2018
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LISTEN HERE! In our possibly highest-rated epsiode ever, we talk park passes and coupons and how to score a good deal going to what’s basically Dinosaur Murder Island! NOTES Music Sourced From Archive.Org Advertisements

Duration:01:02:51

Episode 29: Captain America

5/15/2018
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LISTEN HERE! It’s tough devoting your life to your country, doubly so when you’ve gotten frozen in the Arctic after being injected with super soldier serum and doing your best to save the world from a big ole bomb. But at least Steve Rogers has his back pay to look forward to, right? Right? Advertisements

Duration:00:47:30

Episode 28: Sex And The City

5/8/2018
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LISTEN HERE! Look, y’all. No one’s a Samantha. Advertisements

Duration:00:45:32

Episode 27: There Will Be Blood

5/1/2018
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LISTEN HERE! Hello, We’re Make-Believe Money, and this is our son and partner, Daniel. He’s here to tell you about oil prices, and how the oil boom was perhaps not quite as impressive as you might guess. Spoilers in this one, but… this movie’s been out for a while, and also, it’s hard to spoil…

Duration:00:39:31

Episode 26: Ready Player One (Part 2!)

4/24/2018
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LISTEN HERE! No Spoilers! You can safely listen to this episode without anything being ruined for you. Except maybe the idea of investing in cryptocurrency. That might get a little ruined for you. That’s right! A half a year of episodes in, and we’ve finally gotten Dan to talk about Bitcoin! He probably will NEVER talk…

Duration:00:46:26

Episode 25: The Legend of Zelda

4/17/2018
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LISTEN HERE! Imagine if you will, working and scraping and saving all your money, every hard-earned rupee of it, and saving it in earthenware jars that your grandfather made, kept safe in your home, so that one day you can give your son a better life than you yourself had. AND THEN ONE DAY, a…

Duration:00:37:22

Episode 24: Settlers of Catan

4/10/2018
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LISTEN HERE! Get ready to get hella nerdy up in here, friends. We’re talking board games, the kind that Megan won’t let Dan have more of until they have more space. Not your grandma’s board games, either (although we’ll get to Clue eventually). Nope, we’re talking Settlers of Catan! And also arbitrage. What’s that, you…

Duration:00:41:55

Episode 23: Rampage

4/3/2018
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Listen here! What would YOU do if a giant set of monsters with disturbingly ordinary names ransacked your town? What if a bunch of superheroes busted your apartment with their mighty powers, in service of saving the world from an alien invader? Does your insurance cover that? Dan helps us prepare for literal acts of…

Duration:00:51:15

Episode 22: Ready Player One (No Spoilers!)

3/27/2018
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LISTEN HERE! Two roads diverged in a digital wood, and Damon and Liz decided we’d talk about Bitcoin another time. This time: microtransactions and how the world would run if we all lived in Oasis. It’ll make you wanna delete your game apps! Advertisements

Episode 21: Lord of the Rings

3/20/2018
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LISTEN HERE Hey guys, did you know that Liz doesn’t know what ponies are? Neither did she until this episode! But we don’t just talk about that- we discuss leasing horses, looking gift horses in the mouth, and what kind of mileage you should expect to get on your used horse. #horsefacts Advertisements

Duration:00:43:05

Episode 20: How I Met Your Mother

3/13/2018
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LISTEN HERE! Credit card debt can be a real bummer, friends. Especially if your partner has a TON of it, and you don’t find out until you go to apply for a mortgage. Listen as we talk about credit card utilization, Marshall and Lily’s relationship, and whether or not Barney Stinson can exist in today’s…

Duration:00:54:24

Episode 19: Logan’s Run

3/6/2018
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Listen Here! Dan may not believe it, but this is totally a part two for our Hamilton episode. Let’s talk guaranteed income, aging populations, not very woke movies, and how a group of feral children could possibly grow up to be Michael York. Show Notes! Advertisements

Duration:00:43:09

Episode 18: Hamilton

2/27/2018
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LISTEN HERE! Okay, so it might not teeeecchnically be fiction, but admit it. You’re as in love with Hamilton as we all are! And don’t you wanna know what blackmail money from the 1700’s would look like inflated for today’s world? Absolutely you do, that’s why you listen! Show Notes Here! Advertisements

Duration:00:46:02

Episode 17: Blank Check

2/20/2018
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LISTEN HERE! Seems kinda obvious, when you think about it, for us to talk about Blank Check, the 90’s kids’ movie that was clearly meant to be watched only by children and never scrutinized by their adult guardians. With both questionable moral content AND a poor understanding of how much $1 Million will get you,…

Duration:00:58:13

Episode 16: Ferris Bueller

2/13/2018
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LISTEN HERE! I mean… Ferris is a bad friend. And possibly a sociopath? But Cameron’s dad is uptight and spent waaaay too much on a car, sooo… who’s the REAL bad guy here? Check out this week’s episode as we find out just how much their little truancy trip to Chicago cost Cameron, from Ferris…

Duration:00:53:08

Episode 15: Pokemon, Part 1!

2/6/2018
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LISTEN HERE! This week, listen as Damon and Dan slowly horrify Liz as they recount the economic and moral realities of a desolate, post-war apocalypse, where one must trap and ruthlessly train animals in order to survive. Where water is scarce, and there’s no real way to be a pacifist. Or, you know. Pokemon. Is…

Duration:00:57:08

Make-Believe Mailbag, Pt. 2!

2/2/2018
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Listen here! Ohhh man, get ready for more #saltfacts! Advertisements

Duration:00:13:38