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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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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!




Episode 51: Let's Abort Texas!

Description: Let’s just abort Texas. This week we dive into the new Texas abortion law, updates on the Taliban, health insurance impacts for unvaccinated folks, and more! Links: https://www.nytimes.com/2021/09/02/us/supreme-court-texas-abortion-law.html https://apnews.com/article/taliban-special-forces-1fa9a87c8fde6e7c947944212bb80241 https://www.cnbc.com/2021/08/25/delta-air-lines-unvaccinated-employees-will-face-200-fees-if-they-dont-get-covid-vaccine.html...


Episode 50: Keep Dreaming!

Keep Dreaming. This week is all about chasing dreams! Trump’s dream to be President again, dreams of a people to live free from tyranny, Tim Tebow’s dream to be an NFL tight end, the dream of many people to make a living on OnlyFans, the Milwaukee Brewers dream of a World Series title, and the dream we all have to be healthy and out of this pandemic. Links: https://www.foxnews.com/politics/trump-targets-biden-over-afghanistan-but-gets-booed-briefly-on-vaccines-at-alabama-rally...


Episode 49 - NFL = No Fun League?

Description: This week we dive deep on Covid restrictions and the Supreme Court, diversity in MLB, a raise in food stamp benefits, and sports people doing sports things. Links: https://www.axios.com/supreme-court-indiana-university-vaccine-mandate-010c80c4-6440-4592-b1f0-c79ef1d97ca2.html https://www.mediaite.com/sports/a-rod-calls-for-more-diversity-in-baseball-after-tim-andersons-field-of-dreams-walk-off-we-need-more-african-americans/...


Episode 48 - Work From Home Pay Cut

This week we dive into a couple Covid topics along with a bit of sports, tech, and local news. Would you take a work from home pay cut? Some people would! That and more this week! Links: https://techcrunch.com/2021/08/05/apple-icloud-photos-scanning/ https://www.jsonline.com/story/communities/west/news/wauwatosa/2021/08/03/wauwatosa-officials-ok-draft-ordinance-restricting-panhandling/8034748002/...


Episode 47 - Decision Making 101

Description: This week we dive deep into decision making - failures at NBC, Blizzard, and the GOP controlled WI legislature, and some possible successes with our Milwaukee Brewers and Quinn Ewers (although that mullet counts as a bad decision, in my...


Episode 46 - Six #$%&*@^ People!

Mental health advocacy and a lot of angry stuff messing with our mental health this week. Links: https://www.nytimes.com/live/2021/07/27/sports/gymnastics-olympics-results https://www.bloomberg.com/news/articles/2021-07-14/new-nba-2k-video-game-to-feature-wnba-chicago-sky-s-candace-parker https://www.espn.com/nfl/story/_/id/31890729/green-bay-packers-craft-list-concessions-entice-aaron-rodgers-return-least-one-more-season-sources-say...


Episode 45 - My Niece's First Kiss?!

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...


Episode 43: Homophobia, Racism, and Cheating

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:...


Episode 42 - Transitioning, Openness, Pride

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!


Episode 41 - Which Came First?

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/...


Episode 40 - Shake it Up!

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.


Episode 39 - Karaoke of Death!

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...


Episode 38 - Facebook: All-Time D

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...


Episode 37: Two D's

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...


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

“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/...


Episode 35: FINISH HIM!

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/ ...


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

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...


Episode 33 - Dropin' F Bombs!

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...


Episode 32 - Podcast Review

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/...


So Many Bad People!

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...