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Law vs Women

11/10/2018
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Substitute cohost Alison and Sean talk about the disparity of law enforcement in relation to women. No, there's no exclamation point there. That sentence it way too dry to say excited. What? Don't believe me? YOU try saying it like your super jazzed about it. Sometimes you just have to get information across. Music: Prohibition Blues (Scofflaws remix) from www.purple-planet.com, remixed by Trai Orthal

Duration:00:25:24

Animal Crime

11/2/2018
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Substitute cohost Cody and Sean tackle the tough question of: What if a dog is not a good boy/girl? Impossible, I know, but some animals can and have broken the laws of man and nature. What happens in that case? Can animals be tried in a court? Is there some sort of police procedural about crimes committed by animals? If there isn't should we cast Snoop Dog in it? Music: Prohibition Blues (Scofflaws remix) from www.purple-planet.com, remixed by Trai Orthal

Duration:00:22:06

Dwarf Fortress Laws

10/26/2018
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Substitute cohost Cody and Sean leave behind the realm of Man and discuss the law of Middle-Earth's boxy little craftsmen, Dwarves! Specifically, the laws presented in the game Dwarf Fortress. How does society based around drink and industry function? When is a public beating preferable to jail time? Where do vampires fit into the criminal justice system? Listen in and find out! Music: Prohibition Blues (Scofflaws remix) from www.purple-planet.com, remixed by Trai Orthal

Duration:00:27:06

Arsene Lupin

10/19/2018
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Substitute cohost John and Sean switch to the darker side of crime fiction and talk about the man who codified the gentleman theif, Arsene Lupin. Listen as Sean tries in vain to pronounce French names in any way successfully. Does he succeed? Tune in and find ou--No, no he doesn't. Not even close. Music: Prohibition Blues (Scofflaws remix) from www.purple-planet.com, remixed by Trai Orthal

Duration:00:36:12

Sherlock Holmes

10/12/2018
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Substitute cohost John and Sean put on their deer stalker caps and then immediately discard them to discuss the greatest detective in fiction, Sherlock Holmes. Sir Arthur Conan Doyle's creation that helped usher in many of the investigative techniques used by law enforcement today. Also discussed, the Fox Saturday Morning Cartoon Block and some light Batman talk. Music: Prohibition Blues (Scofflaws remix) from www.purple-planet.com, remixed by Trai Orthal

Duration:00:34:39

Space Law

9/19/2018
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Kate and Sean go to the final frontier and examine the laws that govern the infinite void of space. What's the real Prime Directive? What articles of secession do the colonies have to file to secede from the United Earth Federation? Does Kate get any of these references? Also, discussion of movie actors and characters without remembering their names and spoilers for a 20 year old comic book. Music: Prohibition Blues (Scofflaws remix) from www.purple-planet.com, remixed by Trai Orthal

Duration:00:26:22

Witchfinders

9/12/2018
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Kate and Sean ramp up for Halloween by proving that the gig economy was alive and thriving in the 16th century, except instead of driving people and things places, it was witchfinders. Who were guys, who found witches. It's not always a clever pun, sometimes it's just a straightforward business name. Also, Costumes of Halloween past, and the adopt-a-highway program of 16th century England: adopt-a-vagrant. Music: Prohibition Blues (Scofflaws remix) from www.purple-planet.com, remixed by...

Duration:00:29:46

8-Hour Work Day

9/8/2018
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Kate and Sean swim up from the lake that was the Chicago-land area to discuss one of everyone's favorite labor laws, the 8-hour work day. When did it start? How did unions impact its creation? Also, Sean gives an impromptu geography lesson vis-a-vis fruit and you should really visit some museums cause they're awesome and deserve you're patronage. Music: Prohibition Blues (Scofflaws remix) from www.purple-planet.com, remixed by Trai Orthal

Duration:00:25:27

Swimsuits

8/29/2018
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Kate and Sean dive into (no pun intended) into the laws and regulations surrounding swimsuits through the centuries. From full body wool swimming coffins to paradoxical swimsuits you cannot get wet, follow the trail of how squeamish society is around how much skin is showing. Also, walnuts make you look like a burn victim and turn of the century sexy Japanese neck action. Music: Prohibition Blues (Scofflaws remix) from www.purple-planet.com, remixed by Trai Orthal

Duration:00:27:48

FloridaMan

8/22/2018
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Sean quizzes Kate on the hometown superhero (villian?) of Florida, FloridaMan! Where do his powers come from? What are his powers? How strong are his toes? See if you can best Kate at picking out true FloridaMan stories from false ones! Music: Prohibition Blues (Scofflaws remix) from www.purple-planet.com, remixed by Trai Orthal

Duration:00:29:52

Gun Control of the Old West

8/15/2018
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Kate and Sean go back to the wild west to talk about gun control laws of the lawless. Well, they weren't really lawless. I mean, they HAD laws, just not a lot of federal oversight. Also discussed, Sean misremembers the name of a firearm, and Mark Twain dissing on a town in California. Music: Prohibition Blues (Scofflaws remix) from www.purple-planet.com, remixed by Trai Orthal

Duration:00:22:39

The Mona Lisa

8/8/2018
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Special guest Trai and Sean go off script and talk about the history of the Mona Lisa, one of the most famous stolen artworks in existence! It's also super tiny and effective against Bug, Grass and Fairy type paintings! Also discussed, the Marquis of the Vale to Hell! Dun dun DUUUUUUUUN! Music: Prohibition Blues (Scofflaws remix) from www.purple-planet.com, remixed by Trai Orthal

Duration:00:17:38

Gambling

7/25/2018
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Kate and Sean go through a brief history of gamlbing, humanities oldest competition. How does roulette work? We have no idea! Also, discussion of how much it hurts to step on tiny pyramids and wondering what mammoth steaks tasted like. Music: Prohibition Blues (Scofflaws remix) from www.purple-planet.com, remixed by Trai Orthal

Duration:00:27:52

Scams

7/18/2018
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Special guest expert Alison and Sean discuss scams throughout the ages, some that play on greed, some that play on grief, a lot that were in American Gods. Also included are (unfortunately non-sponsorship deal related) book recommendations and Alison's favorite Simpsons quote. Music: Prohibition Blues (Scofflaws remix) from www.purple-planet.com, remixed by Trai Orthal

Duration:00:23:23

Elizabethan Crimes

7/11/2018
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Kate and Sean come to you fresh from their first weekend back at the Bristol Renaissance Faire. With sore muscles and voices with a lot more sexy baritone to them, we drag our battered bodies back to the microphones to bring you a very sexy episode about the crimes of Elizabethan times. Also we just gush about one of our favorite places in the world as it slowly kills us. Music: Prohibition Blues (Scofflaws remix) from www.purple-planet.com, remixed by Trai Orthal

Duration:00:23:45

Barnett Davenport

7/4/2018
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Kate and Sean celebrate Independence Day by discussing America's first mass murderer, Barnett Davenport. How does a man go from fighting for the Independence of his homeland to killing people with something that sounds very much like it should be a Pokemon? Listen in and find out! Music: Prohibition Blues (Scofflaws remix) from www.purple-planet.com, remixed by Trai Orthal Additional music: 5:00 AM by Peter Rudenko

Duration:00:23:47

Black Bart

6/27/2018
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Kate and Sean talk about the infamous stagecoach bandit Black Bart. Yes, no, we know, there's a pirate with that same name, it's a different guy. We promise you. We swear. No, really. Look, his real name is Charles, okay? YES WE'RE SURE THEIR DIFFERENT GUYS THEY WERE ACTIVE LIKE A HUNDRED YEARS APART! Ay Caramba... Music: Prohibition Blues (Scofflaws remix) from www.purple-planet.com, remixed by Trai Orthal

Duration:00:25:27

Lizzie Borden

6/20/2018
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Kate and Sean discuss the trial of the (19th) century, the trial of Lizzie Borden! Join us on the 125th anniversary of the verdict of the historic trial that spawned a hit... nursery rhyme. Also, ghosts are probably real and bunk bed ladders suck. Music: Prohibition Blues (Scofflaws remix) from www.purple-planet.com, remixed by Trai Orthal

Duration:00:40:02

Pirates of ACEN! Part two

6/13/2018
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Kate and Sean continue their dive into the history of pirates while at Anime Central! Sean misremembers things he read on wikipedia and Kate gleefully corrects him. Music: Prohibition Blues (Scofflaws remix) from www.purple-planet.com, remixed by Trai Orthal

Duration:00:23:14

Pirates of ACEN! Part one

6/6/2018
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Kate and Sean raise the Jolly Roger and set sail on the high seas of Anime Central 2018! Get your letters of mark ready, gather your villainous crew and get ready to journey through the three ages of piracy! Music: Prohibition Blues (Scofflaws remix) from www.purple-planet.com, remixed by Trai Orthal

Duration:00:26:39