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The Evening Bulletin with Perry Michael Simon

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Got a few minutes? That's all you need to catch up with the truly odd, real things going on in the world today... no, not THAT weirdness. The OTHER weirdness. Stories you haven't heard elsewhere, direct from radio's storehouse of weird news and conversation starters, Talk Topics at AllAccess.com. Daily, and short. Real short. Follow Talk Topics on Twitter @talktopics and Perry Michael Simon at @pmsimon wherever fine social media is available.

Got a few minutes? That's all you need to catch up with the truly odd, real things going on in the world today... no, not THAT weirdness. The OTHER weirdness. Stories you haven't heard elsewhere, direct from radio's storehouse of weird news and conversation starters, Talk Topics at AllAccess.com. Daily, and short. Real short. Follow Talk Topics on Twitter @talktopics and Perry Michael Simon at @pmsimon wherever fine social media is available.

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United States

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Got a few minutes? That's all you need to catch up with the truly odd, real things going on in the world today... no, not THAT weirdness. The OTHER weirdness. Stories you haven't heard elsewhere, direct from radio's storehouse of weird news and conversation starters, Talk Topics at AllAccess.com. Daily, and short. Real short. Follow Talk Topics on Twitter @talktopics and Perry Michael Simon at @pmsimon wherever fine social media is available.

Twitter:

@pmsimon

Language:

English


Episodes

Want, Need, And Other People

5/8/2020
I'm feeling guilty about ordering "non-essential" stuff for delivery during a pandemic. I'm feeling guilty about ordering ANYTHING for delivery during a pandemic.

Duration:00:01:27

Adult Education

5/6/2020
Are you using your pandemic down-time in a constructive manner? Yeah, me neither.

Duration:00:01:24

What I Miss

5/4/2020
A lot has changed since March. I'm not certain we'll get back what we had in the meantime, and I'm not talking about the economy.

Duration:00:01:24

Heads Up

5/1/2020
Guess who's back? (Sort of. Kinda.) The Bulletin lives....

Duration:00:00:47

Taking a Break

3/19/2020
The podcast goes on hiatus after 666 episodes (this is the 667th), because everyone needs a break.

Duration:00:00:31

Your Lying Eyes

3/18/2020
A poll shows more people today think the coronavirus threat is "blown out of proportion" than thought so a month ago. We are truly in a post-facts world. (Source: NPR/PBS NewsHour/Marist Poll)

Duration:00:01:11

Please Don't Squeeze

3/17/2020
Toilet paper isn't really in short supply. It's just that... okay, we'll go into why you can't easily find TP at your local market, and how that's by design.

Duration:00:01:15

Single-Minded

3/16/2020
Things take a dark turn, and Mr. Brightside has some trouble finding humor in anything. I talk about how the incessant coronavirus news is affecting what I do for a living.

Duration:00:01:14

Order To Go

3/13/2020
We live in a time when we need instructions on safety when eating out. That's distressing. (Source: USA Today)

Duration:00:01:29

Events Overtake Everything

3/12/2020
What happens when there are too many massive news stories happening all at once? This. This is what happens.

Duration:00:01:14

Blockbuster Lives

3/11/2020
VHS tapes are making a comeback? Not really, but for some people, videotape remains a big deal, like vinyl records. (Source: CNBC via NBC News)

Duration:00:00:51

Bump This

3/10/2020
Elbow bumps replacing fist bumps replacing handshakes...

Duration:00:00:57

Time Is Not On Our Side

3/9/2020
We love technology until it just won't do what it's supposed to do, like automatically reset clocks for Daylight Saving Time. That's when the cursing starts.

Duration:00:01:23

The B.O. Railroad

3/6/2020
Monopoly takes too long to play. It's complicated and boring. Why, then, is it so popular? (Source: BBC)

Duration:00:01:29

Close Quarters

3/5/2020
Could you live with your toilet right next to your bed, in the same room? In London, people pay big bucks for that, not because they want to, but because that's what's available. The real estate market is insane. (Source: CNN)

Duration:00:01:24

Hunkering Down

3/4/2020
Coronavirus has some people turning survivalist, hoarding supplies in case we're all quarantined. Are you ready to go that far? (Source: KTVT/Dallas-Fort Worth)

Duration:00:01:14

Raise A Glass Of Two-Buck Chuck

3/3/2020
The passing of the founder of Trader Joe's serves as a reminder that not too many other businesses are as universally highly regarded. Except for the parking. (Source: Washington Post)

Duration:00:01:02

No Contact, Please

3/2/2020
Coronavirus threatens the way we greet each other. Can you live without handshakes or European-style cheek kisses? Yes, you can. (Source: Los Angeles Times)

Duration:00:01:02

Seasonal Flavor Disorder

2/28/2020
It's that season again. Peeps are back. Shamrock shakes, too. Spare me. (Source: USA Today; CNN)

Duration:00:01:36

Stop The Presses

2/27/2020
The pending demise of a Spanish-language newsstand in L.A. is a reminder of how far print has fallen. It also raises the question of whether anyone's reading anything but social media posts and text messages anymore. (Source: Los Angeles Times)

Duration:00:01:27