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We here at Proteus are serial learners, as such, this podcast will reflect our massively varied interests. We will be discussing everything from technology, science, and art to movies, politics and recent events. There will be thoughts, opinions, and even occasional editorializing. We expect a smattering of innuendo, all laced with sarcasm and dry humor, wet humor, black humor, and various other humors. We apologize in advance for the non PG rated content, and do not apologize for hurting your feelings, or disagreeing with you.




Episode 068: Despite my Trepidations

This week, Danielle regales us with an amusing tale of travel, delay, and the accolades of random strangers. We then smoothly change course and discuss a novel Danielle recently read, ‘The Beekeeper’s Apprentice’ by Laurie R King; which may or may not have angered up the blood. Danielle disseminates her opinions and reactions to the … Continue reading "Episode 068: Despite my Trepidations"

Duration: 00:27:22

Episode 067: Does Whatever A Spider Does.

This week, we finally discuss the latest Marvel installment into their ever expanding cinematic universe; Spiderman: Homecoming. We levy a few complaints against a selection of continuity errors, weird meta jokes, and various other detritus that was not swept up in the final editing passes, before allowing Jacob and Danielle to heap glowing praises on … Continue reading "Episode 067: Does Whatever A Spider Does."

Duration: 00:36:22

Episode 066: I Need One, To Test.

This week, we have a fun conversation about new gadgets and technology. We engage in an incredibly late review of many items that came out of this years CES (Consumer Electronics Show) as well as various kickstarter gadgets and general new devices. Some mockery is involved towards the more esoteric items.

Duration: 00:34:16

Episode 065: Comicon Deluge

This week, we address the tsunami of new nerd content flowing forth from the Mecca of our people: Comicon. We discuss a bevy of trailers released at the annual event, and garner our predictions on these films quality and success. Join us in the celebration of all things nerd!

Duration: 00:32:45

Episode 064: 800 Lumens!

This week, Jacob and Guest Star Max have a rousing discussion about the latest in energy efficient lighting: LED bulbs! They briefly discuss the history of flashlights, before diving headlong into the details of the power usage of various forms of lighting, and how they all stack up compared to LED lights. Various aspects of … Continue reading "Episode 064: 800 Lumens!"

Duration: 00:30:41

Episode 063: A Fine Rainy Day.

This week, we discuss two unrelated things, and try desperately to make them connect. We briefly discuss Amazon Prime Day, in all its inglorious prestige, and then turn to an entirely unrelated subject; depression. As we tackle this serious subject, we delve into the things that can depress us on an individual basis, what it … Continue reading "Episode 063: A Fine Rainy Day."

Duration: 00:31:20

Episode 062: A Fine Corpse

This week, we discuss the new mini-expansion to Blizzards Diablo 3; the necromancer pack. To be honest, we spend half an hour gushing about how much fun this new addition to the game is, and laughing about the various minor glitches that come with new game content. We then discuss the impact of this expansion, … Continue reading "Episode 062: A Fine Corpse"

Duration: 00:28:11

Episode 061: Seems Like Sage Advice

This week, we discuss old things, particularly old companies. We point out a few notable companies with the luster of age, and we muse about what it takes to keep a company in business for over a century, and what keeps that from happening. We then turn this discussion to modern times, discussing if it … Continue reading "Episode 061: Seems Like Sage Advice"

Duration: 00:29:16

Episode 060: The Lasso Of Truth.

This week, we talk about the recent Wonder Woman movie from DC comics. We immediately complain about various aspects of the movie, before relenting, and discussing its various good attributes, and what we loved about it.

Duration: 00:30:05

Episode 059: Become as Cat-like as Possible.

This week, we discuss the merits of various forms of vacations. From reclining in a barcalounger, sipping a coffee and reading a book, to lying on a beach chair with a mojito, to hiking the trails, to exploring the cities, we discuss the various ways people spend their time away from work, and which appeals … Continue reading "Episode 059: Become as Cat-like as Possible."

Duration: 00:19:24

Episode 058: He Chose What??

This week, we take a turn for the somewhat silly, as Danielle interviews Jacob with a slew of unrelated questions, ranging form weirdly personal, to downright nerdy, to entirely silly. We hope you enjoy, or are at least not entirely terrified by this look into the minds of your hosts.

Duration: 00:29:43

Episode 057: Thats a lot of Cores

This week, we discuss mobile computing in its various incarnations; from phones, to tablets, to laptops, all the shapes are discussed, and mocked to the appropriate degree. We amuse ourselves discussing Microsoft’s bizarre tactics in their new offerings, before branching off to discuss the new Nintendo console.

Duration: 00:39:31

Episode 056: A Bird! A Plane! A Franchise!

This week, we discuss Superman films throughout the ages, and try and sort out why the previously popular man of steel has fallen out of public favor in recent outings. We compare various factors, and discuss the elements in films past and present to come to our conclusion. We apologize for the lack of show last … Continue reading "Episode 056: A Bird! A Plane! A Franchise!"

Duration: 00:30:07

Episode 055: Awesome Mixtape #2

This week, we have a gleeful discussion of the newly released “Guardians of the Galaxy: Vol. 2” We try to restrain our gushing praise of this film, and fail miserably, and resort to singing its high praises, and picking apart the details of the fantastic performances within. Further, we speculate as to the future of … Continue reading "Episode 055: Awesome Mixtape #2"

Duration: 00:51:18

The Lost Podcasts: Episode 008.

This week, due to travel and injury, we assail you with one more blast from the past, a lost podcast. we hope to return to form next week.

Duration: 00:38:32

Episode 54: Marvel TV Universe pt 4.

This week, we return to the Marvel TV universe to review ‘Jessica Jones’. As usual, we delve into what we think makes and breaks the show, and how it ties together with all the other marvel TV shows. We the discuss several aspects of the Marvel universe, especially how concussions seem to not exist. This … Continue reading "Episode 54: Marvel TV Universe pt 4."

Duration: 00:41:27

Episode 053: Excelsior! (The 20 Nerd Commandments)

This week, we take a stroll down memory lane, and visit a time long past (2010) and review the then created “20 nerd Commandments” By Rob Bricken over at therobotsvoice.com . We run down the entire list, apply color commentary, and decide on the validity and veracity of the rules and regulations laid out therein, and whether … Continue reading "Episode 053: Excelsior! (The 20 Nerd Commandments)"

Duration: 00:54:04

Episode 052: The Last Jedi, A trailer awakens.

This week, we gleefully review the brand new trailer for Star Wars: The Last Jedi. We start with our overall impressions of the trailer, (and our frustration at the fan trailer that is top billing on google at the time of this recording) and then we work through a shot by shot breakdown of the … Continue reading "Episode 052: The Last Jedi, A trailer awakens."

Duration: 00:31:52

Episode 051: Marvel TV Universe pt 3.

This week, we again attack the Marvel TV universe, and finish reviewing Luke Cage. We discuss the mid season turn into left field in terms of villainy, and the complicated array of emotions that created. We then further discuss the intermingling of all the Marvel properties, and how they ultimately may come together.

Duration: 00:33:47

Episode 050: Marvel TV Universe pt 2.

This week, we continue our discussion of the Marvel TV universe, and delve into the second half of Iron Fist, We further disparage the writers and discuss the rampant confusion that plagues the motivations of the characters within. We also touch on the first few episodes of Luke Cage, which we find to be vastly superior in both writing … Continue reading "Episode 050: Marvel TV Universe pt 2."

Duration: 00:22:57

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