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Episode 150: The Driving Force of Technology

9/17/2018
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Donovan posed the question to a Facebook group he manages, “What are some things that you’ve noticed we no longer do as a modern society?” In this episode, he reads the comments as well as a list of 20 items that we no longer do because of the driving force of change by technological advancements....

Duration:00:37:37

Episode 149: Paddle That Taco!

9/11/2018
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Donovan discusses a recent survey poll where Taco Bell was selected as the most popular “Mexican” restaurant in America. Really? Also, a school in Georgia is implementing corporal punishment, i.e. paddling, as a disciplinary action. At least 1/3rd of the parents of the school children have agreed to this. What do you say? Musical Credits:...

Duration:00:31:20

Episode 148: Bring Back Summer

9/5/2018
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Donovan chats about a new measure in Georgia that looks to mandate the start and stop times of the school year because currently school systems have shortened the summer vacation to the point that it’s apparently hurting tourism. Musical Credits: [Whatdafunk, Rock Intro 4, Rock Steady, Bounce] by Audionautix is licensed under a Creative Commons...

Duration:00:16:56

Episode 147: Just Do It!

9/4/2018
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Donovan talks about Seth Andrews and the 400th episode of The Thinking Atheist podcast; Nike is getting some backlash for announcing Colin Kaepernick as their newest spokesperson. Musical Credits: [Whatdafunk, Rock Intro 4, Rock Steady, Bounce] by Audionautix is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution license Artist: Audionautix, and High Octane by Bensound.com Support us...

Duration:00:20:28

Episode 146: What Does Labor Day Mean To You?

9/3/2018
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Donovan discusses Labor Day and how it seems every federal holiday has been commercialized for the benefit of making a profit; Donovan tells the story of his trip to a Walmart Market Place, on Labor Day, and how he found someone that was more impatient that he is. He finishes out the story discussing a...

Duration:00:56:42

Episode 145: Well That’s Done!

8/20/2018
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Donovan gives an update on the state of his septic system and somewhat complains about customer service issues. Musical Credits: [Whatdafunk, Rock Intro 4, Rock Steady, Bounce] by Audionautix is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution license Artist: Audionautix, and High Octane by Bensound.com Support us at https://www.patreon.com/dontalk Social Media & Contact Info Facebook –...

Duration:00:14:16

Episode 144: Assumptions

8/15/2018
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Do we all make certain assumptions when we meet people? Do the assumptions extend to biases or profiling based on race, even though we don’t mean to? Donovan talks about a moment where he found himself falling into that trap and why he should know better and what he did to try and make up...

Duration:00:11:28

Episode 143: Only in South Georgia

8/8/2018
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Donovan talks about strange things he sees on the road in South Georgia. Musical Credits: [Whatdafunk, Rock Intro 4, Rock Steady, Bounce] by Audionautix is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution license Artist: Audionautix, and High Octane by Bensound.com Support us at https://www.patreon.com/roguespherestudios Social Media & Contact Info Facebook – https://facebook.com/DonTalkShow Twitter – https://twitter.com/TheDonTalkShow Email...

Duration:00:14:47

Episode 142: August 6, 2018

8/6/2018
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A recent article from Ars Technica discusses how AT&T and Verizon screw customers in areas that have no other options than their slow and overpriced DSL services when much faster speeds in other areas are sold for about the same price. Donovan tells the story of his Internet journey from the days of dial-up to...

Duration:00:22:57

Episode 141: August 3, 2018 Weekly Recap

8/3/2018
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The Don Talk Weekly Recap for the Week’s Don Talk Episodes! Musical Credits: [Whatdafunk, Rock Intro 4, Rock Steady, Bounce] by Audionautix is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution license Artist: Audionautix, and High Octane by Bensound.com Support us at https://www.patreon.com/roguespherestudios Social Media & Contact Info Facebook – https://facebook.com/DonTalkShow Twitter – https://twitter.com/TheDonTalkShow Email – dontalkshow@gmail.com...

Duration:00:07:09

Episode 140: August 2, 2018

8/2/2018
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E-cig maker Juul being sued for false claims of safety and targeting minors; Georgia authorities and businesses brace for risks dealing with 3D printed guns; Georgia is one of the unhappiest states; and the top 10 scams in Georgia for 2017. Musical Credits: [Whatdafunk, Rock Intro 4, Rock Steady, Bounce] by Audionautix is licensed under...

Duration:01:25:15

Episode 139: August 1, 2018

8/1/2018
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James Gunn update (again!); Trump says you have to have photo ID to buy groceries; the Trump administration trying to help out his rich buddies again, this time with capital gains taxes; parents paying for video game tutors (for Fortnite); it’s the first of August, so there’s some August trivia and more! Musical Credits: [Whatdafunk,...

Duration:01:28:18

Episode 138: July 31, 2018

7/31/2018
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The new school year begins and the surrounding school districts in Donovan’s area have some strange start dates; the cast of Guardians of the Galaxy come out in support of James Gunn; mayonnaise ice creams is a thing; MoviePass doesn’t really have a business model that works AND they keep running out of money; some...

Duration:01:16:33

Episode 137: Thank You For Being a Friend

7/26/2018
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Golden Girls action figures announced (you can pre-order now!); Facebook’s stock stumbles; a possible ‘Frasier’ reboot on the horizon; man without a penis assaults girlfriends; GM gets into the ride-sharing business. Musical Credits: [Whatdafunk, Rock Intro 4, Rock Steady, Bounce] by Audionautix is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution license Artist: Audionautix, and High Octane...

Duration:00:24:28

Episode 136: Life Changes

7/25/2018
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Donovan gives an update on the James Gunn petition; life changes, life balance, impostor syndrome, and fulfillment. Musical Credits: [Whatdafunk, Rock Intro 4, Rock Steady, Bounce] by Audionautix is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution license Artist: Audionautix, and High Octane by Bensound.com Support us at https://www.patreon.com/roguespherestudios Social Media & Contact Info Facebook – https://facebook.com/DonTalkShow...

Duration:00:20:18

Episode 135: Backup, Backup, Backup

7/24/2018
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Update on the James Gunn petition; the board of Papa Johns trying to ensure Papa doesn’t come back to take over the company; some colleges are offering alternatives to student loans; women are going bankrupt to treat breast cancer; and in the new MacBook Pro models, if the logic board dies, you data is toast....

Duration:00:14:12

Episode 134: OutGunned

7/23/2018
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Air Conditioner water leaks; septic tank issues; James Gunn fired by Disney and what this tells us about…us; I’ll take the speedster, the Sheriff says. Musical Credits: [Whatdafunk, Rock Intro 4, Rock Steady, Bounce] by Audionautix is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution license Artist: Audionautix, and High Octane by Bensound.com Support us at https://www.patreon.com/roguespherestudios...

Duration:00:20:05

Episode 133: It’s a Ghost!

7/20/2018
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Follow-up on eSports comments from the previous episode; Iron Fist Season 2 teaser drops; fashion mogul says Viagra was the worst mistake for women in the last 15 years; going to the extreme for body art by removing parts of…your body; and Jenny can’t tell the different between technology and the supernatural. Musical Credits: [Whatdafunk,...

Duration:00:15:13

Episode 132: A Question of Social Norms

7/19/2018
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eSports is coming to Georgia High Schools; Donovan gets personal about raising kids against “social norms”. Musical Credits: [Whatdafunk, Rock Intro 4, Rock Steady, Bounce] by Audionautix is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution license Artist: Audionautix, and High Octane by Bensound.com Support us at https://www.patreon.com/roguespherestudios Social Media & Contact Info Facebook – https://facebook.com/DonTalkShow Twitter...

Duration:00:11:33

Episode 131: Walk a Mile in His Shoes

7/18/2018
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Elon apologizes; there be diamonds there! A man walks to work and gets a car from the company’s CEO; teen dies from peanut allergy after eating the wrong cookie; now’s the time to get back into playing World of Warcraft. Musical Credits: [Whatdafunk, Rock Intro 4, Rock Steady, Bounce] by Audionautix is licensed under a...

Duration:00:13:59