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3 Guys get together to talk about the Weird and the Weary in just about anything from film, real life, books, comics, tv, music, video games and whatever else may come to mind. Whatever the topic may be, they will find a way to talk about it, go on tangents, and bring you right back to the subject like a rollercoaster on corkscrews. Welcome to the Weird and the Weary.

3 Guys get together to talk about the Weird and the Weary in just about anything from film, real life, books, comics, tv, music, video games and whatever else may come to mind. Whatever the topic may be, they will find a way to talk about it, go on tangents, and bring you right back to the subject like a rollercoaster on corkscrews. Welcome to the Weird and the Weary.
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3 Guys get together to talk about the Weird and the Weary in just about anything from film, real life, books, comics, tv, music, video games and whatever else may come to mind. Whatever the topic may be, they will find a way to talk about it, go on tangents, and bring you right back to the subject like a rollercoaster on corkscrews. Welcome to the Weird and the Weary.

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English

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Episodes

The Weird and the Weary Episode 15: Taylor and Octavia -Two Women Who Defined and Defied

1/22/2019
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This week we chat about two distinctly original and contrasting women who created incredible worlds through their fantastical wordsmithing while navigating the very realistic times they both struggled and succeeded in. Episode 15 covers a brief history of Taylor Caldwell, an English woman of Scottish origins who found fame with her "Dynasty of Death" series and the incredible Octavia Butler, an African-American woman who was inspired by the sci-fi she grew up reading and a low-budget sci-fi...

Duration:01:01:54

The Weird and the Weary Episode 14: Food that Makes You Go EWWWWWWW

1/15/2019
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Food. Everyone needs it in one form or another, to fuel us, to sate us, to help us grow. But eating songbirds drowned in armagnac definitely doesn't sound like an ethical or tasty meal to us. Or a side of kaolin. Or wormcheese. Check out this weeks's episode of the Weird and the Weary, Episode 14.....Food That Makes You Go EWWWWWW

Duration:00:36:30

The Weird and The Weary Episode 13: Holiday Traditions Around the World

1/8/2019
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Everyone has a tradition that coincides with many events; births, marriages, even deaths yet many cultures exist and some traditions don't necessarily fall under the realm of normal to some outside that circle. But does having an orgy at an B&B or parading three huge penis recreations down a street sound like your cuppa? Well come on and join us as we enjoy the different aspects of Holiday Traditions with this week's episode, Holiday Traditions Around the World!

Duration:01:02:37

The Weird and the Weary Episode 12: I Wanna Live in Comics

1/1/2019
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The Bronze and Modern Age of Comics ushered in a new wave of writers and artists that were comprised of geniuses like Jack Kirby, Steve Ditko, Jim Steranko, Alan Moore, Garth Ennis, and more but nothing beats having a debut as writer and artist on a great title like Daredevil or being picked up as an aspiring artist by one of the major publication giants and creating some of the most iconic characters ever. And how some of these artists jumped ship to create a new era of comic creation. So...

Duration:00:40:54

The Weird and the Weary Episode 11: Dee Dee and the Antifreeze Mystery

12/25/2018
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Merry Christmas, Happy Chanukah, Happy Kwanzaa, Happy Holidays, and Happy Winter Solstice! This week's present from us to you is our 11th Episode, Dee Dee and the Antifreeze Mystery where Munchausen Byproxy Syndrome takes precedence in one woman's life and takes over the life of an innocent little girl taught to fake her illnesses via suggestion beyond the worse mental, physical, and emotional order any secret agency can dish out. Join us as we speak about Dee Dee and another lady, Patricia...

Duration:01:07:46

The Weird and the Weary Episode 10: Assorted Burning Holes

12/18/2018
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Grandmothers worldwide tell their grandchildren to work hard, save, and slow down when they you eat. Some heed that age old wisdom while others, like ourselves included, sometimes falter when it comes to finances yet nothing enrages one more than a corporation attempting to curtail smoking by using the hipster image while another institution spent millions of dollars testing cocaine on Japanese quails, and another on Higher Altitude Space Fortresses. Buckle up and listen to the trio rip...

Duration:00:55:08

The Weird and The Weary Episode 9: Where the Damn Heck Hell is my Airplane?

12/11/2018
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Imagine sleeping soundly in your bed, late at night, dreaming about far-off lands, and mysterious adventures when suddenly out of nowhere, a Cessna comes roaring down the avenues, soaring and buzzing as the pilot rushes towards a bar in NYC's Washington Heights in an attempt to win a bet......and he lands right unto the streets. Or imagine being an air traffic controller who suddenly receives transmissions from a grounds crewman who needs help landing a passenger plane he stole. Yeah, that's...

Duration:00:43:21

The Weird and the Weary Episode 8: I Hope the Kids are Alright

12/4/2018
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This week on The Weird and the Weary, we look at Phillipa Schuyler and her bittersweet, short life as a prodigious young pianist, composer, activist, journalist, and feminist. Then unto Dr. Muzifer Sherif, a psychologist who in the 1950s was so inspired by "The Lord of the Rings" and his fascination with group dynamics, created an experiment that is referred to as "The Robbers Cave Experiment". Join us as we share, discuss, joke, and speculate.

Duration:00:54:59

The Weird and the Weary Episode 1: Tickling

12/3/2018
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Do you like being tickled? Do you feel that you could be a competitive tickler? Join us, as Kevin guides us, on a voyage into the world of Extreme Competitive Tickling and it's seedy underworld.

Duration:07:50:25

The Weird and the Weary Episode 7 : Kung-Fu Fighting

11/27/2018
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Remember the kung-fu theater days on television when you were a kid? When there was one Bruce Lee but also a Bruce Le, Bruce Li, and even Bruce Leroy? Jason leads this weeks episode with a journey back to nostalgic times from the start of martial arts on film (at least off of the top of our heads) to the wackiness of Gymkata and American Ninja. Join us in our irreverent but always relevant chatter about this week's topic, that kung-fu fighting.

Duration:00:56:19

The Weird and The Weary Episode 6 : The Girl Who Talked to Dolphins

11/20/2018
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This week, we are wrapping up our discussion concerning Margaret Howe Lovatt's attempts at teaching English to dolphins amongst John Lilly's LSD experimentation and Peter the dolphin's growing attraction to his teacher. We can't make this stuff up if we wanted to. Join us as we conclude this poignant, bittersweet tale of Margaret Howe, John Lilly, and Peter the dolphin.

Duration:00:59:59

The Weird and the Weary Episode 5 : The Girl Who Talked to Dolphins

11/13/2018
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Dolphins, acid, young college dropouts, and Carl Sagan. Who ever would have thought that any of these would have anything in common with the other. Well, life surely is a trip! Join us as we check out a weird trek into the 60s as John Lilly gets funded by NASA to teach dolphins to speak English so they could be our ambassadors of extraterrestrial contact. Or something along those lines.

Duration:01:02:21

The Weird and the Weary Episode 4: The Strange Cases of Mr. Mortimer and Dr. Cline

11/6/2018
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Men and women around the world make babies while some struggle to conceive. Some of these people seek fertility doctors to try and increase their chances of pregnancy. And some get more than they signed up for. Today's episode talks about two of these fertility doctors, who both worked separately and in different states, who got tired of watching from the sidelines and grasped at the chance to play in the worldwide game of Gene Pool. Join us as we riff on the Strange Cases of Mr. Mortimer...

Duration:00:49:54

The Weird and The Weary Episode 3: TeamViewer FinDom

10/30/2018
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How many of you have relatives or friends who don't know how to use their computers beyond email and web surfing and ask you for IT help 24-7? You may have used remote access software so you wouldn't have to leave the house to spend more time getting to the destination than actually fixing the issue. But what if you could make more money using that same remote software for, uh, "other" purposes? Join us as Jason, Kev, and Lee briefly discuss the world of FinDom or Financial Domination.

Duration:00:53:23

The Weird and the Weary - Episode 2 Jerry Stahl

10/23/2018
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Remember ALF, Twin Peaks, Moonlighting, and Fatty Arbuckle? Join us as Lee takes a loose and quick look at writer/recovered addict Jerry Stahl, his memoir 'Permanent Midnight', and delve into the world of a man who quit chasing dragons and started chasing dreams.

Duration:00:58:23