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Michael and Randolf talk about the Internet way too much.

Michael and Randolf talk about the Internet way too much.
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Michael and Randolf talk about the Internet way too much.

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English


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IC 20: A Starship of Chameleons

4/22/2018
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A look at a crazy Google Glass-like invention that purports to understand a person’s inner monologue. We have yet another conversation about Facebook, with Zuckerberg’s Messenger history in the news. Michael’s playing a more casual survival game, PUBG throws the book at some imitators, and in Good Internet, Bad Internet, Randolf shares a truly awesome set … Continue reading IC 20: A Starship of Chameleons

Duration:01:05:20

IC 19: Surprise, Facebook is Bad

4/8/2018
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Michael and Randolf dive into the complex story of Cambridge Analytica and Facebook, and what a “good” social network should be. They also discuss Randolf’s “new” gaming system, a spectrum of battle royale games, and Michael finally has tried Breath of the Wild. Plus GIBI sees a cute school project, possible deepfakes, memes in the … Continue reading IC 19: Surprise, Facebook is Bad

Duration:01:02:53

IC 18: What’s With Alexa?

3/25/2018
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Michael gives his review of Black Panther, he and Randolf discuss whether Black Mirror is hitting its stride or going off the rails, and lots of detailed gaming talk around a PUBG imitator. That plus more Netflix #content, people’s Alexa speakers are acting weird, and a live on-air meltdown. If you liked this episode, please … Continue reading IC 18: What’s With Alexa?

Duration:01:16:16

IC 17: Split Screen Mind

3/10/2018
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Is a rare brain disorder proof that having hard drives in our heads to store memories would be a good idea? Lots of gaming discussion around PlayerUnknown’s Battlegrounds and Randolf’s current obsession has gone mobile. Plus wholesome YouTube videos, some troubling Reddit posts, and more. If you liked this episode, please consider taking 30 seconds … Continue reading IC 17: Split Screen Mind

Duration:01:03:09

IC 16: Why We Can’t Have Nice Things

2/15/2018
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There’s a lot of weird stuff in this one. Michael and Randolf discuss the DeepFake trend on Reddit that has been in the news. Weird cryptocurrencies you’ve never heard of, as well as some Bitcoin discussion. Some bloody indie gaming, and then a GIBI about social networks, Disney, and beautiful HBO shows we love. If … Continue reading IC 16: Why We Can’t Have Nice Things

Duration:01:11:30

IC 15: Pineapple on a Leash

2/2/2018
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Michael and Randolf return for their first (publishable) episode of 2018. Some people aren’t liking the Last Jedi, a discussion of the merits of sleep, and some weird GIF based subreddits. Randolf is playing a cool Early Access game, and GIBI features both climate change denial and appreciation of fruit. Listen on: Apple Podcasts // Google Play // Overcast // Player FM // RSS … Continue reading IC 15: Pineapple on a Leash

Duration:01:07:55

IC 14: A Year in Review

12/23/2017
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A spoiler-free preview of Star Wars The Last Jedi (AKA Michael and Randolf make a bunch of guesses about the movie), and an episode reviewing the year that was 2017. We look at Reddit novelty accounts gone by, what’s happened in podcasting, and our favorite games of the past year. We also replace Good Internet, … Continue reading IC 14: A Year in Review

Duration:01:13:54

IC 13: An Ever-Present Sense of Impending Doom

12/10/2017
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China goes off the rails with smart bikes, Michael has been reading a self-help book, and Michael and Randolf spend good bit of time agreeing about the importance of Net Neutrality (made up for with a good bit of disagreeing about an article later in the episode). In our Gaming Corner, Electronic Arts screws up … Continue reading IC 13: An Ever-Present Sense of Impending Doom

Duration:01:11:04

IC #12: Pugs All The Way Down

11/21/2017
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We start off with a discussion of the recent Paradise Papers revelations, followed by a supersized gaming corner wherein Randolf gives his verdict on Super Mario Odyssey and Michael is confused by play-to-win gamers. Then a Good Internet, Bad Internet with amazing Reddit comments in odd places, the onslaught of sexual harassment news stories, and … Continue reading IC #12: Pugs All The Way Down

Duration:01:09:02

IC #11: The Conspiracy Podcast

11/13/2017
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Michael and Randolf discuss how the Internet is handling the JFK Files release, polarized opinions around Blade Runner 2049, and what games we’re playing this week. That plus a Good Internet, Bad Internet segment featuring Halloween costumes, healthcare, creepypasta and a very weird animal behavior. JFK files download link r/JFKFiles British paper received tip to … Continue reading IC #11: The Conspiracy Podcast

Duration:01:00:32

IC #10: The Dumbest Story of 2017

11/1/2017
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This episode features possibly the dumbest story of the year, the McDonald’s Rick and Morty Szechuan sauce debacle. Michael and Randolf also talk about how online communities celebrate Halloween and the games we’re interested in right now. In Good Internet, Bad Internet they discuss a $100 hamburger in the middle of nowhere, some hard truths … Continue reading IC #10: The Dumbest Story of 2017

Duration:01:03:38

IC #9: Voice Chats from Hell

10/29/2017
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This week Michael and Randolf get into Elon Musk’s new Big Fucking Rocket project and the weirdness of r/Pyongyang and other Reddit-specific memes. Also Pewdiepie’s racist slur controversies, Michael’s busy playing PUBG, the SNES Classic, and some GIBI featuring people in real life doing bad things. (Note: there is a discussion of a news story … Continue reading IC #9: Voice Chats from Hell

Duration:01:05:43

IC #8: A Nightmare KFC

9/19/2017
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This week Michael and Randolf talk about: the history and mechanics behind Discord chat, all the coverage of Hurricane Irma, and a breakdown of an Internet listicle of the “Best Games on Switch”. Also, Good Internet, Bad Internet featuring a bonkers VR video from KFC, why Fahrenheit is dumb, and more. Discord chat on Wikipedia … Continue reading IC #8: A Nightmare KFC

Duration:00:48:53

IC #7: Moving the Space Goalposts

9/13/2017
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Michael and Randolf cover this week: a heated Reddit thread about Mars colonization and Elon Musk’s ambitious plan to get us there; Overwatch hero changes; PlayerUnknown’s Battlegrounds; a lawsuit about reaction videos on YouTube; the trailer for Bojack Horseman Season 4; and hot, hot German election charts. r/AskReddit’s comment thread on Mars colonization Article about … Continue reading IC #7: Moving the Space Goalposts

Duration:00:51:26

IC #6: Google Diversity, Dream Daddy, and Coconuts

9/9/2017
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Michael and Randolf discuss (and disagree about) the Google memo controversy and people voicing minority opinions on forums. Plus SoundCloud updates, Randolf’s foray into Dream Daddy, the disaster that is For Honor, and some genuinely gross Bad Internet. The Google Memo Controvery (Vox explainer ; NPR news article) Google cancels Town Hall r/malefashionadvice r/Europe r/worldpolitics … Continue reading IC #6: Google Diversity, Dream Daddy, and Coconuts

Duration:00:52:37

IC #5: You Only Have Yourself to Blame

8/30/2017
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Michael is joined by his new co-host, Randolf (Alex got lost while playing PlayerUnknown’s Battlegrounds). They kick things off by getting into the consumptive content on YouTube, why taking a break from the news and listening about WWI carnage has been a relief, and the rise and fall of SoundCloud. Plus, some gaming and GIBI … Continue reading IC #5: You Only Have Yourself to Blame

Duration:00:53:41

IC #4 : A Comprehensive List of Our Enemies

4/6/2017
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In which Michael and Alex discuss what is and isn’t offensive and how distracted we get all the time. Alex also breaks down the Yooka-Laylee game and both Chrissy Teigen and ISPs makes a return in GIBI. Piece on distraction by Andrew Sullivan Yooka-Laylee on Wikipedia Grant Kirkhope interview on Game Grumps RLM Star Wars … Continue reading IC #4 : A Comprehensive List of Our Enemies

Duration:01:15:40

IC #3: The Adequate Show

9/30/2016
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Michael and Alex talk about being wrong on different types of Internet outlets and take turns hitting the pinata that is No Man’s Sky. In Good Internet/Bad Internet, they have a surprisingly high brow discussion of ISPs and talk about the missed opportunity of the ultimate 2016 meme. Show Notes Chrissy Teigen on Twitter Doctors of … Continue reading IC #3: The Adequate Show

Duration:01:02:42

IC #2: Pokemon Go Ruined Our Childhoods

9/9/2016
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Michael and Alex discuss watching lots of YouTube and bad movies (of both the blockbuster and internet-cult-classic variety). They also dig into the mess that is Pokemon Go, and have their first Good Internet/Bad Internet Corner. Show Notes Red Letter Media YouTube Channel (Star Wars Reviews) “Robot” 2010 Indian movie’s IMDb page Neil Breen Suicide … Continue reading IC #2: Pokemon Go Ruined Our Childhoods

Duration:01:03:42

Episode 1: Everything is a Complete Waste of Time

8/31/2016
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In their inaugural show, Michael and Alex discuss terrible news outlets spoiling TV shows on Twitter, the E3 conference, and reaction videos. They also discuss video games for way too long. Show Notes: News Outlets (e.g. Time) spoiling GoT on Mondays (Spoiler for GoT s6e10) Twitch.tv Game Grumps Ubisoft/E3 news Yooka Laylee game Twitch’s PhantomLord … Continue reading Episode 1: Everything is a Complete Waste of Time

Duration:00:47:38

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