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Brian (@LandmarkMKE) and Christopher (@skonzii) take you on a glorious ride of randomness! Come join us for some chats about beer and sports and tech and data privacy and all sorts of things!

Brian (@LandmarkMKE) and Christopher (@skonzii) take you on a glorious ride of randomness! Come join us for some chats about beer and sports and tech and data privacy and all sorts of things!

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United States

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Brian (@LandmarkMKE) and Christopher (@skonzii) take you on a glorious ride of randomness! Come join us for some chats about beer and sports and tech and data privacy and all sorts of things!

Language:

English


Episodes

Episode 45 - My Niece's First Kiss?!

7/22/2021
This week we dive into issues around copyright and how police are trying to use it to stop them being recorded, the GOP in WI doing more garbage, some Covid talk, and so many other great topics. Oh, and.. I find out some horrible news in the middle of recording the podcast. WHAT?! Links: https://www.ktvu.com/news/alameda-county-sheriff-sergeant-being-investigated-after-he-played-taylor-swift-while-being-recorded...

Duration:01:01:14

Episode 43: Homophobia, Racism, and Cheating

6/24/2021
All sorts of ugly topics this week but we try to hit it fairly (if not squarely in the jaw).. Stories: Rainbow Washing: https://www.ktvu.com/news/rainbow-washing-a-disturbing-trend-of-using-rainbow-symbols-when-practices-are-not-lgbt-friendly Euro 2020 and LGBTQ representation: https://www.thelocal.de/20210622/uefa-refuses-to-light-munich-stadium-in-rainbow-colours-for-germany-hungary-match/ Juneteenth opposition from *SHOCKED* the Wisconsin GOP:...

Duration:01:17:01

Episode 42 - Transitioning, Openness, Pride

6/17/2021
This week we spend some time talking to Elly, a trans woman who is stepping into her journey. We discuss transgender as a whole as well as her experience during this process; coming out to friends, family, and co-workers; her first Pride as a transgender woman, and many other topics. It was a very educational conversation you won't want to miss!

Duration:01:19:41

Episode 41 - Which Came First?

6/3/2021
This week we discuss race, police roadside drug testing, and hate in WI… and also the Wisconsin GOP which has nothing at all to do with hate in WI.. at all.. I promise.. kinda.. Links: https://www.usatoday.com/story/money/2021/05/13/indianapolis-black-homeowner-home-appraisal-discrimination/5071223001/ https://www.washingtonpost.com/nation/2021/05/21/dartavius-barnes-daughters-ashes-mixup/...

Duration:01:13:45

Episode 40 - Shake it Up!

5/31/2021
This week acts as a gap episode between our old and new schedule (recording Fridays vs. Tuesdays going forward) so we cover the changes in skonzii's live stream and the podcast and wrap up our current random rankin bracket.

Duration:00:39:55

Episode 39 - Karaoke of Death!

5/15/2021
New CDC recommendations, Critical Race Theory in education, Facebook hates Apple (still), and even our boy Trump makes an appearance. Then, karaoke.. kind of. Links: https://www.cnn.com/2021/05/13/health/cdc-mask-guidance-vaccinated/index.html https://gizmodo.com/too-bad-zuck-just-4-of-u-s-iphone-users-let-apps-tra-1846851013 https://www.nbcnews.com/tech/tech-news/trumps-blog-isnt-lighting-internet-rcna890...

Duration:01:14:50

Episode 38 - Facebook: All-Time D

5/9/2021
If Disney mean-tweeted about Facebook, using the Disaster Girl meme, would that result in Najee Harris rigging the remote learning homecoming election? I mean.. We talked about all that stuff. In one way or another. Come check it out! Links: https://www.orlandosentinel.com/opinion/guest-commentary/os-op-disney-wokeness-ruining-park-experience-20210423-y6i6ofah2bfzfcbauj4rdurjoy-story.html https://www.newsobserver.com/news/local/article250944639.html...

Duration:01:05:42

Episode 37: Two D's

5/3/2021
We got sports and politics and politics and poli… But we’ve got some feel good stories, too! Links: https://www.snopes.com/fact-check/90-percent-red-meat/ https://www.washingtonpost.com/lifestyle/2021/04/28/rainbow-house-paint-neighbor/ https://www.washingtonpost.com/politics/courts_law/supreme-court-cheerleader-first-amendment/2021/04/25/9d2ac1e2-9eb7-11eb-b7a8-014b14aeb9e4_story.html...

Duration:01:11:58

Episode 36 - I'm Sorry but they're Idiots

4/25/2021
“I’m sorry but they’re idiots” We chat about Joe Biden’s first 100 days in office, Black players in MLB, the short-lived European Super Football/Soccer League, and a bunch of other grrrreat stuff! Links: https://www.snopes.com/news/2021/04/19/national-rape-day-warnings-circulate-on-tiktok/ https://mlb.nbcsports.com/2021/04/17/jimmy-rollins-reflects-on-decline-of-black-players-in-mlb/...

Duration:01:23:22

Episode 35: FINISH HIM!

4/18/2021
We break out the ultimate bracket SHOW DOWN in Random Rankins this week. But first! Covid, the Brewers, and Ludwig, oh my! Links: https://www.theverge.com/2021/4/14/22362532/ludwig-twitch-subathon-ends-stream-ninja-subs-record https://www.sfgate.com/food/article/White-Claw-new-higher-alcohol-seltzer-Surge-summer-16100814.php https://theathletic.com/2514275/2021/04/14/more-drag-but-more-bounce-the-new-ball-is-having-bewildering-unexpected-impacts-on-the-game/ ...

Duration:01:16:39

Episode 34 - I Can't Believe it's not $%#!&!

4/11/2021
Covid and Biden and… sex? Oh My! We chat about covid deaths, school funding, working from home and a few other tidbits this week. Come join us! Links: https://www.fox6now.com/news/milwaukee-public-schools-federal-coronavirus-relief-aid https://www.psychnewsdaily.com/a-third-of-wfh-employees-say-theyd-rather-quit-than-return-to-full-time-office-work/ https://www.bostonglobe.com/2021/04/07/business/tom-brady-is-launching-an-nft-company/ Catching up with the Brewers...

Duration:01:22:51

Episode 33 - Dropin' F Bombs!

4/4/2021
There were.. A lot of F bombs. But we also had great conversations around education and career advancement, NFTs, and what shows we all should by to stick it to the (religious) man! Links: https://theathletic.com/news/nhl-bans-referee-tim-peel-after-hot-mic-comment-about-predators-penalty/e6fyf4lwXmRC https://www.inc.com/justin-bariso/inside-googles-plan-to-disrupt-college-degree-exclusive.html...

Duration:01:18:52

Episode 32 - Podcast Review

3/29/2021
We spend time reviewing WI Random - how we began, how things are going, and how we hope they go in the future! Find us here: Patreon: https://www.patreon.com/skonzii Twitter: https://twitter.com/aq_prodhttps://twitter.com/landmarkmkehttps://twitter.com/skonzii Audio: https://anchor.fm/wirandom Video: https://www.twitch.tv/skonziihttps://www.youtube.com/channel/UCk4uhPTZu9GWsgcd9gb76kg/https://www.facebook.com/gaming/skonziihttps://www.youtube.com/channel/UCk4uhPTZu9GWsgcd9gb76kg/...

Duration:01:07:15

So Many Bad People!

3/21/2021
We recently created a sound bit for the WI Random Dick of the Week - lttle did we know we’d use it on almost every topic this week. Links: https://www.fox6now.com/news/zip-code-vaccine-program-highlights-milwaukee-county-equity-efforts https://www.npr.org/2021/03/17/978141138/atlanta-shooting-suspect-is-believed-to-have-visited-spas-he-targeted https://www.cnn.com/2021/03/15/europe/vatican-same-sex-unions-decision-intl/index.html...

Duration:01:06:00

Episode 30: Cancelling Cancel Culture

3/14/2021
This week we dive a bit deeper into the current fascination with cancel culture, lots of baseball and Brewers discussion, and of course a special appearance by the WI Random Dick of the Week. Links: https://www.cbssports.com/mlb/news/mlb-will-use-experimental-rule-changes-in-2021-minor-league-season-defensive-shift-limits-robot-umps-more/ https://www.espn.com/nba/story/_/id/31044935/miami-heat-meyers-leonard-fined-50000-suspended-week-using-anti-semitic-slur...

Duration:01:36:58

Episode 29 - 101 of Easter Candy

3/7/2021
This week we discuss people being dicks, people being old, and Bob Uecker. Who is the latter but not the former. Ya dig? Links: https://www.nbcnews.com/politics/donald-trump/trump-cpac-speech-declare-his-political-journey-far-over-n1259093 https://www.insider.com/albert-pujols-lying-about-his-age-2021-3 https://www.usatoday.com/story/entertainment/books/2021/03/04/dr-seuss-books-sales-spike-after-some-banned-racist-imagery/6917679002/...

Duration:01:23:42

Episode 28 - NEEEEEEERDS!

2/28/2021
We’re mad at people again, looking forward to what may come with iPhone 13, and we talk about nerds. Freakin NEEEEEEERDS! Links: https://www.washingtonpost.com/nation/2021/02/25/greene-newman-transgender-equality-act/ https://www.forbes.com/sites/gordonkelly/2021/02/20/apple-iphone-13-pro-max-design-display-magsafe-upgrade-iphone-12-pro-max-updates/?sh=6349e41f2484&utm_campaign=socialflowForbesMainTwitter&utm_source=ForbesMainTwitter&utm_medium=social...

Duration:01:24:50

Episode 27 - Brewing Turds

2/21/2021
This week we dive into the wonderful off season of the Milwaukee Brewers /s, how we’re too old to know what cool emojis are, and a couple things about our favorite mobile OS. Plus a really stupid joke to kick it all off! Don’t miss it! Links: Emojis aren’t cool anymore?: https://www.cnn.com/2021/02/14/tech/crying-laughing-emoji-gen-z/index.html People are mad at Ninja… again…:...

Duration:01:22:03

Episode 26 - Too Many Ds

2/14/2021
This week we touch on Black History Month, transgernder sports, a good change we’re seeing after the BLM and defund the police push, and more! Opting out of Black History?: https://abcnews.go.com/US/wireStory/utah-parents-drop-black-history-curriculum-opt-request-75746632 Denver’s STAR Program: https://denverite.com/2021/02/02/in-the-first-six-months-of-health-care-professionals-replacing-police-officers-no-one-they-encountered-was-arrested/ 55 million dollar visit to space:...

Duration:01:20:53

Episode 25 - Pour the Orange!

2/7/2021
Lots of happy stuff in this episode! We also dive into a couple diversity issues around Black Lives Matter and diversity and inclusion in large companies and across the country. Brewers sign 2B Kolten Wong: https://www.jsonline.com/story/sports/mlb/brewers/2021/02/03/brewers-sign-second-baseman-kolten-wong-two-year-deal-option/4376096001/ EA Sports plans to bring back College Football: https://www.espn.com/college-football/story/_/id/30821045/school-plan-ea-sports-do-college-football BLM...

Duration:01:12:58