The Weekly Bleep: Episode 113 – Civet Coffee – This week the boys explore the ethics and morals of using animals for pets, meat and for performing after a listener referred us to a Korean webcam where people watch stray cats eat in relative kitty splendor.
The Weekly Bleep: Episode 112 – The Future! – This week the boys predict the future. What will come as natural resources dwindle, the income gap grows, the Kim family falters, and movie theaters become less and less relevant?
The Weekly Bleep: Episode 111 – Betting on a Game of Thrones – Spoilers ahead, troubles behind. This week Marcus and Chris spend the entire episode talking about the Game of Thrones premiere. Is The Mountain the monster in the suit of armor? Who will go slap those cult jerks around a little? Will Ramsay […]
The Weekly Bleep: Episode 110 – Wish Fulfillment – This week the boys talk about What Ifs. What would you do if you had unlimited money? What would you do if you could travel in time? The answers always come back to cars with machine guns. In the news: Even North Korea thinks Donald Trump […]
The Weekly Bleep: Episode 109 – Don Your Protective Equipment – This week the boys explore the frightening world of Superbugs. These are common bacteria that have mutated into antibiotic-resistant killers that will eventually consume us all. Oh, and gonorrhea is back to ruin your weekend.
The Weekly Bleep: Episode 108 – My Heart Felt Like It Was Going to Explode –This week the boys talk about bio-enhancement. These are all the wacky and wild things people do to make their bodies and minds work a little better. They cover the legally and ethically murky world of supplements, the totally legal […]
The Weekly Bleep: Episode 107 – Back When I Was A Kid – This week Marcus and Chris tackle how the music industry has changed because of the lowly MP3. We discuss the rise and fall of Napster, the death of the chain music store and the resurgence of local, third-place book and music retailers. […]
The Weekly Bleep: Episode 106 – Chris Doesn’t Know Anything About Huey Long – In this episode the boys take a little more laid back approach to podcasting and do an entire episode on current politics without ranting all that much. Chris talks about Huey Long and totally forgot he was a democrat going up […]
The Weekly Bleep: Episode 104 – Syria – This week is all about the humanitarian crisis in Syria and the international viewpoint on Syrian immigration. Chris has a hard time facing such a hard topic and cracks a few jokes and whines at the tech before the boys dive into the absolute horror that is […]
The Weekly Bleep: Episode 104 – Trump Uber Alles – Trump is getting scary and the podcast is here to try to figure out why. Have the two political parties failed to protect the American people? Does it immediately mean something bad if someone promises to make a nation great again? What historical context can […]
Episode 103: Ignoring The Code – This week Marcus and Chris tackle movie ratings. Marcus takes a movie ratings quiz. Some of the answers are pretty shocking. Next, the boys try to answer some questions about the movie ratings business. Why do we have the system we have? Are we better off than we were […]
The Weekly Bleep: Episode 102 – The Right to Remain Eternally Silent – Marcus and Chris discuss Antonin Scalia’s career, his death, and what it means for the rest of the Obama administration. The quiz is all about the Supreme Court, but Marcus brings up a fascinating theory that the Secret Service accidentally shot JFK […]
The Weekly Bleep: Episode 101 – Are You Guilty About Some Football? – Marcus and Chris discuss the ethics of taxpayers footing the bill for the NFL’s stadiums. Then the guys talk about the hard neurological toll professional ball takes on NFL players and the league’s unwillingness to admit there is a significant problem. Meanwhile, […]
The Weekly Bleep: Episode 100 – The Nightmares of Childhood – It’s our 100th episode so we decided to do a show on nostalgia. Previous guestsBrian Leonard,David Jaffe,Joe Churchman, andShawn Burns join Chris and Marcus to talk about the best and worst of pop culture from our collective childhood. The guests take aHanna Barbera quiz […]
The Weekly Bleep: Episode 99 – Davos is Lord of Bad Decisions – This week Marcus and Chris talk about decision making. Stanis is dead, The World Economic Forum is in Davos in Switzerland, gut checks are important, and Game of Thrones isn’t sexually progressive. Despite the boys’ best efforts to derail the show, the […]
The Weekly Bleep: Episode 98 – Not For The Dinner Table – Our guest this week is Michael Jaffe, Marcus’s dad. He joined us to talk about religion in politics. From Constantine to Trump, we cover the whole shebang. Prepare to get offended or at least annoyed. Meanwhile, North Korea claims they set off a […]
The Weekly Bleep: Episode 97 – Someone’s Got to Stand Up And Make Things Right – Fen and Turdhat from Ventchatjoined Marcus and Chris to talk about the standoff in Oregon, Star Wars, preparing for the end-times, and tourism in North Korea. Hunting people for sport also came up. Oh, and Rutger Hauer.