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Dumb Stuff Podcast: We’re not dumb, we just talk about dumb stuff!

Dumb Stuff Podcast: We’re not dumb, we just talk about dumb stuff!

By Kurt, Joe, Shane, Mick, Frank
A rocket scientist, social worker, unemployed businessman, security specialist, and software manager walk into a bar. What do they talk about? This podcast is basically that conversation.

Is it entertaining? Well, we can guarantee that this podcast is more fun than a hot poker in the eye! And we’ll even give you your money back if you’re not 100% completely satisfied!

We’re just a small group of high school friends from Middle America. We’re separated by several thousand miles but now we’re brought back together thanks to a global pandemic quarantine and a regular Zoom meeting.
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Dumb Stuff Podcast Trailer Number 2
Dumb Stuff Podcast: We’re not dumb, we just talk about dumb stuff! So a rocket scientist, a social worker, an unemployed businessman, a security specialist, and a software manager walk into a bar.  What do they talk about?  This podcast is basically that conversation. No really, what do we talk about on this podcast?  Well, anything and everything!  Whatever is on our minds!  Is it entertaining?  Well, we can guarantee that this podcast is more fun than a hot poker in the eye!  And we’ll even give you your money back if you’re not 100% completely satisfied! We’re just a small group of high school friends from Middle America.  We’re separated by several thousand miles but now we’re brought back together thanks to a global pandemic quarantine and a regular Zoom meeting.   Email us: talkaboutdumbstuff@gmail.com Our website: http://talkaboutdumbstuff.com
01:20
July 22, 2021
EP14: Dumb Stuff Podcast, Episode 14 (Old Man Seinfeld!)
Dumb Stuff Podcast: We’re not dumb, we just talk about dumb stuff! So a rocket scientist, a social worker, an unemployed businessman, a security specialist, and a software manager walk into a bar.  What do they talk about?  This podcast is basically that conversation. No really, what do we talk about on this podcast?  Well, anything and everything!  Whatever is on our minds!  Is it entertaining?  Well, we can guarantee that this podcast is more fun than a hot poker in the eye!  And we’ll even give you your money back if you’re not 100% completely satisfied! We’re just a small group of high school friends from Middle America.  We’re separated by several thousand miles but now we’re brought back together thanks to a global pandemic quarantine and a regular Zoom meeting.   Episode 14 (Old Man Seinfeld!) featuring Kurt, Joe, Mick In this episode we discuss the following very important and very serious topics: * Kurt hassles Joe for going to Rainforest Cafe without him   (https://www.rainforestcafe.com/location/rainforest-cafe-lake-buena-vista-disney-world-marketplace-fl/)   (https://disneyworld.disney.go.com/dining/disney-springs/t-rex/) * Kurt and Joe briefly discuss the morning poop ritual   (https://www.fatherly.com/health-science/why-do-people-poop-morning-time/)   (https://www.glamour.com/story/why-you-poop-around-the-same-time-every-day) * Mick phones it in this week while being chauffeured around on his vacation   (https://grammarist.com/idiom/phone-it-in/) * Kurt complains about how cold it is in his house   (https://www.webmd.com/a-to-z-guides/why-am-i-cold)   (https://www.mymove.com/heating-cooling/guides/thermostat-ghost-readings/) * Joe describes his adventures replacing the clutch cable on his motorcycle   (https://www.quora.com/What-happens-if-a-car-battery-short-circuits)   (https://www.quora.com/I-dropped-my-wrench-on-the-battery-terminal-touching-both-terminals-Do-I-replace-the-battery) * Mick tells us about an accidental trick shot that occurred during basketball camp   (https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=AJpKmATKqWM)   (https://bleacherreport.com/articles/437863-watch-the-top-20-craziest-basketball-trick-shots-on-youtube)   (https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Candid_Camera) * Kurt and Joe discuss HBO Max   (https://play.hbomax.com/page/urn:hbo:page:GYJxCDACcN8PDewEAAAAG:type:feature)   (https://play.hbomax.com/page/urn:hbo:page:home)   (https://www.cnet.com/tech/services-and-software/best-streaming-service/)   (https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Community_(TV_series)) * Kurt and Joe talk about the joys of clean comedians   (https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Is_This_Anything%3F_(book))   (https://www.theguardian.com/culture/2014/jan/05/jerry-seinfeld-funny-sex-swearing-sitcom-comedy)   (https://www.thegrablegroup.com/entertainment/comedy/christian-comedians-you-need-to-know/)   (https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCkcoohlQIfSYApmswWHD3kQ) * Joe and Kurt discuss the hopeful end of the pandemic   (https://www.cdc.gov/)   (https://www.washingtonpost.com/travel/2021/04/08/florida-desantis-cdc-cruise-lawsuit/)   (https://www.cdc.gov/norovirus/index.html)   (https://www.washingtonpost.com/health/interactive/2021/unvaccinated-case-rate-delta-surge/) Email us: talkaboutdumbstuff@gmail.com Our website: http://talkaboutdumbstuff.com
33:01
July 19, 2021
EP13: Dumb Stuff Podcast, Episode 13 (Sleep Punching!)
Dumb Stuff Podcast: We’re not dumb, we just talk about dumb stuff! So a rocket scientist, a social worker, an unemployed businessman, a security specialist, and a software manager walk into a bar.  What do they talk about?  This podcast is basically that conversation. No really, what do we talk about on this podcast?  Well, anything and everything!  Whatever is on our minds!  Is it entertaining?  Well, we can guarantee that this podcast is more fun than a hot poker in the eye!  And we’ll even give you your money back if you’re not 100% completely satisfied! We’re just a small group of high school friends from Middle America.  We’re separated by several thousand miles but now we’re brought back together thanks to a global pandemic quarantine and a regular Zoom meeting.   Episode 13 (Sleep Punching!) featuring Kurt, Joe, Shane, & Frank In this episode we discuss the following very important and very serious topics: * everyone missed Shane's birthday   (https://www.howtogeek.com/howto/44594/how-to-setup-birthday-reminders-for-your-facebook-friends-in-google-calendar/) * Joe talks about running backwards   (https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Backward_running)   (https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=XVQCkM6X-Aw) * Franks amazing hair reminds Kurt of a silver fox   (https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Silver_fox_(animal)) * everyone disses Mick's boss for making him cut his vacation short   (https://www.thecut.com/article/my-boss-expects-people-to-work-on-vacation.html) * Shane retells racist Saturday Night Live jokes   (https://www.nbc.com/saturday-night-live)   (https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=r7drK5-sMns) * COVID restrictions are finally lifting   (https://www.cdc.gov/coronavirus/2019-ncov/communication/guidance.html) * Shane explains how to cheat in casinos    (https://www.bestuscasinos.org/blog/5-ways-to-cheat-at-casino-blackjack/) * Joe hassles Shane again about not inviting him to his high school parties   (https://www.theinertia.com/news/riot-in-huntington-beach-after-tiktok-birthday-invite-goes-viral/)   (https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/ColecoVision)   (https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Pitfall!)   (https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Spy_Hunter) * Joe and Shane admit to sleep punching their spouses   (https://www.sleepfoundation.org/parasomnias/rem-sleep-behavior-disorder)   (https://abcnews.go.com/GMA/DrJohnson/story?id=125388) * Joe previews some new lyrics for a space medicine song he's been working on   (https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Space_medicine)   (https://askdruniverse.wsu.edu/2017/10/11/in-space-which-way-is-up/)   (https://www.commonsensemedia.org/learning-with-technology/is-it-ok-for-my-kid-to-start-her-own-youtube-channel) Email us: talkaboutdumbstuff@gmail.com Our website: http://talkaboutdumbstuff.com
30:43
July 10, 2021
EP12: Dumb Stuff Podcast, Episode 12 (Kool Aid! Oh Yeah!)
Dumb Stuff Podcast: We’re not dumb, we just talk about dumb stuff! So a rocket scientist, a social worker, an unemployed businessman, a security specialist, and a software manager walk into a bar.  What do they talk about?  This podcast is basically that conversation. No really, what do we talk about on this podcast?  Well, anything and everything!  Whatever is on our minds!  Is it entertaining?  Well, we can guarantee that this podcast is more fun than a hot poker in the eye!  And we’ll even give you your money back if you’re not 100% completely satisfied! We’re just a small group of high school friends from Middle America.  We’re separated by several thousand miles but now we’re brought back together thanks to a global pandemic quarantine and a regular Zoom meeting.   Episode 12 (Kool Aid!  Oh Yeah!) featuring Kurt, Joe, Shane, Mick & Frank In this episode we discuss the following very important and very serious topics: * we discuss funny NASA t-shirts that Mick could make for us   (https://www.teepublic.com/t-shirt/9417323-not-flat-we-checked)   (https://www.amazon.com/Science-Tshirts-By-Big-Mouth/dp/B00UFVVFVW) * Mick shows us how to (not) use his new Midget Circular Slide Rule   (http://www.retrocalculators.com/midget-slide-rule.htm) * Frank shows off his vintage looking air vent registers   (https://www.vintagehardware.com/section_page/wall-floor-ceiling-vent-grill-register.php)   (https://www.amazon.com/Minuteman-International-Floor-Grille-14-inch/dp/B001LQXDEC/) * Kurt's wife shows off the special pajama pants he bought her recently   (https://photopajamas.com/)   (https://www.divvyupsocks.com/) * we discuss Shane's terrible Internet service   (https://www.xfinity.com/learn/internet-service)   (https://www.spectrum.com/internet)   (https://www.att.com/internet/)   (https://www.starlink.com/) * we discuss Elon Musk and his Asperger's syndrome   (https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Elon_Musk)   (https://www.bbc.com/news/world-us-canada-57045770) * we discuss the joys of Kool Aid powdered drink mix   (https://www.koolaid.com/) * we discuss the pros and cons of getting vaccinated against COVID   (https://www.cdc.gov/coronavirus/2019-ncov/vaccines/index.html)   (https://www.vox.com/2021/6/2/22463223/covid-19-vaccine-hesitancy-reasons-why) * we discuss Hamilton the musical and its roots   (https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Hamilton_(musical))   (https://www.amazon.com/Alexander-Hamilton-Ron-Chernow-ebook/dp/B000QJLQZI/)   (https://www.amazon.com/gp/product/B015X056G4/) Email us: talkaboutdumbstuff@gmail.com Our website: http://talkaboutdumbstuff.com
34:36
June 26, 2021
EP11: Dumb Stuff Podcast, Episode 11 (WTF, What The Frank!)
Dumb Stuff Podcast: We’re not dumb, we just talk about dumb stuff! So a rocket scientist, a social worker, an unemployed businessman, a security specialist, and a software manager walk into a bar.  What do they talk about?  This podcast is basically that conversation. No really, what do we talk about on this podcast?  Well, anything and everything!  Whatever is on our minds!  Is it entertaining?  Well, we can guarantee that this podcast is more fun than a hot poker in the eye!  And we’ll even give you your money back if you’re not 100% completely satisfied! We’re just a small group of high school friends from Middle America.  We’re separated by several thousand miles but now we’re brought back together thanks to a global pandemic quarantine and a regular Zoom meeting.   Episode 11 (WTF, What The Frank!) featuring Kurt, Joe, Shane, Mick, & Frank In this episode we discuss the following very important and very serious topics: * everyone discusses the popularity of our podcast, or lack thereof   (http://www.wtfpod.com/)   (https://www.google.com/search?q=siamese+tricycle) * Joe discusses his favorite wings restaurant and his unique parenting skills   (https://www.buffalowildwings.com/)   (https://www.wingstop.com/) * everyone discusses shows and movies they've watched recently   (https://www.hbomax.com/feature/urn:hbo:feature:GYDAnZgCFQ8IJpQEAAAAN)   (https://ew.com/tv/tv-reunions/everything-we-know-about-the-friends-reunion/)   (https://www.netflix.com/title/81248586)   (https://www.bradstine.com/)   (https://www.youtube.com/c/TheChosenSeries/featured)   (https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/The_Shining_(film)) * Mick uses downed ATMs as his measurement of civil unrest   (https://www.nytimes.com/2021/04/12/us/brooklyn-center-police-shooting-minnesota.html)   (https://www.nbcnews.com/news/us-news/how-veteran-officer-could-have-mistaken-glock-taser-fatal-shooting-n1263976) * everyone discusses how much money their pets are worth   (https://www.psychologytoday.com/us/blog/animals-and-us/202103/how-much-money-is-your-pet-worth-you)   (https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Aging_in_dogs) * Kurt tries to prove that Florida Man is not limited to just Florida   (https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Florida_Man)   (https://www.google.com/search?q=florida+man+news)   (https://www.google.com/search?q=illinois+man+news)   (https://www.google.com/search?q=texas+man+news)   (https://www.google.com/search?q=seattle+man+news) * Joe interviews Shane's wife about his lack of a job   (https://www.ziprecruiter.com/)   (https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Lobotomy)   (https://youtu.be/wA9kQuWkU7I) * everyone pranks Frank about our March Madness bet   (https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/NCAA_Division_I_Men%27s_Basketball_Tournament)   (https://www.nerdwallet.com/article/banking/best-ways-to-send-money)   (https://likeabubblingbrook.com/dave-ramsey-meal-plan/)   (https://www.reddit.com/r/DaveRamsey/comments/87cvaf/rice_and_beans_beans_and_rice/) Email us: talkaboutdumbstuff@gmail.com Our website: http://talkaboutdumbstuff.com
30:18
April 19, 2021
Dumb Stuff Podcast Trailer
Dumb Stuff Podcast: We’re not dumb, we just talk about dumb stuff! So a rocket scientist, a social worker, an unemployed businessman, a security specialist, and a software manager walk into a bar.  What do they talk about?  This podcast is basically that conversation. No really, what do we talk about on this podcast?  Well, anything and everything!  Whatever is on our minds!  Is it entertaining?  Well, we can guarantee that this podcast is more fun than a hot poker in the eye!  And we’ll even give you your money back if you’re not 100% completely satisfied! We’re just a small group of high school friends from Middle America.  We’re separated by several thousand miles but now we’re brought back together thanks to a global pandemic quarantine and a regular Zoom meeting.   Email us: talkaboutdumbstuff@gmail.com Our website: http://talkaboutdumbstuff.com
03:01
April 13, 2021
EP10: Dumb Stuff Podcast, Episode 10 (Stop Calling Me Frankie!)
Dumb Stuff Podcast: We’re not dumb, we just talk about dumb stuff! So a rocket scientist, a social worker, an unemployed businessman, a security specialist, and a software manager walk into a bar.  What do they talk about?  This podcast is basically that conversation. No really, what do we talk about on this podcast?  Well, anything and everything!  Whatever is on our minds!  Is it entertaining?  Well, we can guarantee that this podcast is more fun than a hot poker in the eye!  And we’ll even give you your money back if you’re not 100% completely satisfied! We’re just a small group of high school friends from Middle America.  We’re separated by several thousand miles but now we’re brought back together thanks to a global pandemic quarantine and a regular Zoom meeting.   Episode 10 (Stop Calling Me Frankie!) featuring Kurt, Joe, Shane, Mick, & Frank In this episode we discuss the following very important and very serious topics: * Frank describes why he censors himself online   (https://theconversation.com/why-is-sarcasm-so-difficult-to-detect-in-texts-and-emails-91892)   (https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Poe%27s_law) * everyone talks about the current weather in their own backyard   (https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/February_13%E2%80%9317,_2021_North_American_winter_storm)   (https://www.cnn.com/2021/02/21/weather/texas-winter-storm-timeline/index.html)   (https://www.visitarizona.com/places/parks-monuments/mount-lemmon/)   (I'd love to post the video of Joe using his snow blower in shirtless overalls, but he won't let me) * everyone helps Frank reduce his Facebook friends list   (https://www.consumerreports.org/social-media/how-to-manage-facebook-friends-network/)   (https://computer.howstuffworks.com/internet/tips/how-to-cull-facebook-friends-list.htm) * Mick reviews a bathroom product   (https://www.dudeproducts.com/)   (https://www.mentalfloss.com/article/541835/best-way-to-wipe-your-butt-expert-tips) * everyone describes their corn detasseling experience   (https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Detasseling)   (https://modernfarmer.com/2013/09/children-of-the-corn/)   (https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Argiope_aurantia)   (https://www.farmtalknewspaper.com/news/walkin-beans/article_5d53f873-2e14-5054-a0e0-2e59432055c6.html)   (https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Hay_buck)   (http://www.joneslandandlivestock.com/the-art-of-picking-up-hay-bales/) * Frank tries to remember when he started telling everyone to "stop calling me Frankie"   (https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Frank_(given_name))   (https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Frankie)   (https://nightcourt.fandom.com/wiki/Bull_Shannon)   (https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/IGA_(supermarkets)) * everyone gives Shane new job ideas   (https://www.nasa.gov/careers/engineering)   (https://www.wikihow.com/Work-at-the-DMV)   (https://www.ziprecruiter.com/Jobs/Motor-Vehicle-Clerk) * Shane tries to propagate a common baby naming urban legend   (https://www.snopes.com/fact-check/le-a/)   (https://www.livescience.com/25533-mocking-baby-names.html)   (https://www.snopes.com/fact-check/funny-names/) * Kurt reads a listener mail   (https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ghostwriter)   (Email us your positive feedback: talkaboutdumbstuff@gmail.com)   (Email Frank your complaints: --REDACTED--) Email us: talkaboutdumbstuff@gmail.com Our website: http://talkaboutdumbstuff.com
26:42
March 10, 2021
EP9: Dumb Stuff Podcast, Episode 9 (Rings Around Uranus!)
Dumb Stuff Podcast: We’re not dumb, we just talk about dumb stuff! So a rocket scientist, a social worker, an unemployed businessman, a security specialist, and a software manager walk into a bar.  What do they talk about?  This podcast is basically that conversation. No really, what do we talk about on this podcast?  Well, anything and everything!  Whatever is on our minds!  Is it entertaining?  Well, we can guarantee that this podcast is more fun than a hot poker in the eye!  And we’ll even give you your money back if you’re not 100% completely satisfied! We’re just a small group of high school friends from Middle America.  We’re separated by several thousand miles but now we’re brought back together thanks to a global pandemic quarantine and a regular Zoom meeting.   Episode 9 (Rings Around Uranus!) featuring Kurt, Joe, Shane, & Mick In this episode we discuss the following very important and very serious topics: * Mick discusses his experience with cryptocurrency   (https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Cryptocurrency)   (https://dogecoin.com/)   (https://www.cnbc.com/2021/01/29/dogecoin-cryptocurrency-rises-over-400percent-after-reddit-group-talks-it-up.html)   (https://bitcoin.org/en/)   (https://www.nerdwallet.com/article/investing/virtual-trading-stock-market-simulators) * Mick and Joe tell some humorous teacher stories   (https://www.wikihow.com/Pronounce-Uranus)   (https://www.reddit.com/r/Teachers/comments/3l8khx/i_said_orgasm_instead_of_organism/) * Shane gives us an update on his Las Vegas vacation   (https://www.travelawaits.com/2471727/how-to-get-free-stuff-in-las-vegas/)   (https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Proposition_bet)   (https://www.smartertravel.com/smoke-free-las-vegas/)   (https://www.rgj.com/story/news/2020/09/30/first-smoke-free-casino-resort-now-open-las-vegas-strip/3589942001/) * Kurt reads another amazing listener mail from an amazing fan   (https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Junior_college)   (https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Engineer)   (https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Running_Start)   (https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Dual_enrollment)   (https://www.nytimes.com/2020/04/30/well/family/coronavirus-virtual-college-tours.html)   (https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/banter) Email us: talkaboutdumbstuff@gmail.com Our website: http://talkaboutdumbstuff.com
28:32
February 23, 2021
EP8: Dumb Stuff Podcast, Episode 8 (Be Safe Kiddos!)
Dumb Stuff Podcast: We’re not dumb, we just talk about dumb stuff! So a rocket scientist, a social worker, an unemployed businessman, a security specialist, and a software manager walk into a bar.  What do they talk about?  This podcast is basically that conversation. No really, what do we talk about on this podcast?  Well, anything and everything!  Whatever is on our minds!  Is it entertaining?  Well, we can guarantee that this podcast is more fun than a hot poker in the eye!  And we’ll even give you your money back if you’re not 100% completely satisfied! We’re just a small group of high school friends from Middle America.  We’re separated by several thousand miles but now we’re brought back together thanks to a global pandemic quarantine and a regular Zoom meeting.   Episode 8 (Be Safe Kiddos!) featuring Kurt, Joe, Shane, Mick, & Frank In this episode we discuss the following very important and very serious topics: * everyone shares retro music with their kids   (https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=0UIB9Y4OFPs)   (https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=VMnjF1O4eH0)   (https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=9OFpfTd0EIs)   (https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=N9qYF9DZPdw) * Joe shows us how much weight he's lost this week   (https://buy.garmin.com/en-US/US/c10002-p1.html) * Mick gives Shane a new job suggestion   (https://remotelyworking.org/teach-english-online-to-japanese-students/)   (https://odditymall.com/arms-for-chickens-chicken-arms)   (https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/BTS) * everyone discusses shows and movies they've watched   (https://www.amazon.com/Night-Miami-Leslie-Kingsley-Ben-Adir/dp/B08NLFDCXZ)   (https://www.hbomax.com/the-little-things)   (https://www.hulu.com/series/fargo-203cda1b-7919-40fb-ab36-1e45b3ed2a50)   (https://www.disneyplus.com/series/star-wars-rebels/64MCZgAzY0Zw)   (https://www.disneyplus.com/movies/rogue-one-a-star-wars-story/14CV6eSbygOA)   (https://www.disneyplus.com/series/the-mandalorian/3jLIGMDYINqD)   (https://www.disneyplus.com/series/star-wars-the-clone-wars/1wYXzjabXGVZ)   (https://www.netflix.com/title/70279852)   (https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Alien_(film))   (https://www.nbc.com/this-is-us)   (https://www.cbs.com/shows/young-sheldon/) * everyone pressures Frank to buy Kurt a birthday present   (https://randomicle.com/)   (https://imfeelingprimey.com/) * everyone comes up with possible outdoor hobbies for Mick   (https://anseris.com/blogs/news/8-reasons-why-fishing-is-a-great-hobby-1)   (https://www.atomictunayachts.com/blog/5-reasons-boating-should-be-your-favorite-hobby)   (https://www.netflix.com/title/80221410) Email us: talkaboutdumbstuff@gmail.com Our website: http://talkaboutdumbstuff.com
32:23
February 11, 2021
EP7: Dumb Stuff Podcast, Episode 7 (Pounding The Metamucil!)
Dumb Stuff Podcast: We’re not dumb, we just talk about dumb stuff! So a rocket scientist, a social worker, an unemployed businessman, a security specialist, and a software manager walk into a bar.  What do they talk about?  This podcast is basically that conversation. No really, what do we talk about on this podcast?  Well, anything and everything!  Whatever is on our minds!  Is it entertaining?  Well, we can guarantee that this podcast is more fun than a hot poker in the eye!  And we’ll even give you your money back if you’re not 100% completely satisfied! We’re just a small group of high school friends from Middle America.  We’re separated by several thousand miles but now we’re brought back together thanks to a global pandemic quarantine and a regular Zoom meeting.   Episode 7 (Pounding The Metamucil!) featuring Kurt, Joe, Shane, Mick, & Frank In this episode we discuss the following very important and very serious topics: * everyone discusses where they'd like to live for a year if they could   (https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Germany)   (https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Denmark)   (https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Thailand)   (https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Grand_Cayman)   (https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Mar-a-Lago) * Mick and Frank predict what Donald Trump will do now that he's left the While House   (https://people.com/politics/donald-trump-launches-new-office-of-the-former-president/)   (https://www.wsj.com/livecoverage/trump-impeachment-biden-inauguration/card/90pPMzFPqr5fMzg1Bkbs)   (https://www.cruz.senate.gov/?p=press_release&id=5563)   (https://www.cnn.com/2021/01/23/us/senator-patrick-leahy-batman-trnd/index.html) * everyone discusses TV shows and movies that they've recently enjoyed   (https://www.hulu.com/series/fargo-203cda1b-7919-40fb-ab36-1e45b3ed2a50)   (https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Jesse_Plemons)   (https://www.hbomax.com/series/urn:hbo:series:GXouLWwp8MsPDIgEAAAqT)   (https://www.apple.com/tv-pr/news/2020/10/snoopy-charlie-brown-and-friends-land-at-apple-tv-in-expanded-partnership-with-wildbrain-for-new-original-shows-andspecials/)   (https://www.buzzfeed.com/stephenlaconte/ryan-reynolds-sesame-street-tweet-a-hole)   (https://www.disneyplus.com/series/wandavision/4SrN28ZjDLwH)   (https://www.disneyplus.com/movies/marvel-studios-avengers-age-of-ultron/76IUxY0rNHzt)   (https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/List_of_Marvel_Cinematic_Universe_films)   (https://www.gamesradar.com/has-the-marvel-cinematic-universe-become-too-complicated-to-enjoy/)   (https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Keira_Knightley)   (https://www.disneyplus.com/series/star-wars-rebels/64MCZgAzY0Zw) * Mick reveals his secret to losing weight   (https://www.metamucil.com/en-us) * Kurt celebrates our recent approval by iHeart Radio   (https://www.iheart.com/podcast/269-dumb-stuff-podcast-were-no-76008004/) * Kurt reads our new listener mail   (https://www.heart.org/en/news/2019/01/02/the-pros-and-cons-of-weighing-yourself-every-day)   (https://www.fasterwaytofatloss.com/)   (https://renpho.com/)   (https://www.amazon.com/stores/page/C560BE16-8364-46E4-AC36-429CDECCBA1E)   (https://www.nytimes.com/2019/12/10/us/apprenticeships-white-collar-jobs.html)   (https://www.mikeroweworks.org/) Email us: talkaboutdumbstuff@gmail.com
35:04
February 4, 2021
EP6: Dumb Stuff Podcast, Episode 6 (The Godfather!)
Dumb Stuff Podcast: We’re not dumb, we just talk about dumb stuff! So a rocket scientist, a social worker, an unemployed businessman, a security specialist, and a software manager walk into a bar.  What do they talk about?  This podcast is basically that conversation. No really, what do we talk about on this podcast?  Well, anything and everything!  Whatever is on our minds!  Is it entertaining?  Well, we can guarantee that this podcast is more fun than a hot poker in the eye!  And we’ll even give you your money back if you’re not 100% completely satisfied! We’re just a small group of high school friends from Middle America.  We’re separated by several thousand miles but now we’re brought back together thanks to a global pandemic quarantine and a regular Zoom meeting.   Episode 6 (The Godfather!) featuring Kurt, Joe, Shane, Mick, & Frank In this episode we discuss the following very important and very serious topics: * everyone talks about their weight loss progress, or lack thereof   (https://www.culvers.com/)   (https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=WW9wHcBbMHo)   (https://tastecooking.com/how-to-cook-with-hot-honey/) * Frank talks about taking a break from social media   (https://www.dailydot.com/debug/how-to-deactivate-facebook/)   (https://www.netflix.com/title/81254224)   (https://www.nytimes.com/2019/05/30/smarter-living/stop-facebook-notifications.html)   (https://www.abc.net.au/news/science/2016-01-20/150-is-the-limit-of-real-facebook-friends/7101588)   (https://www.pcmag.com/how-to/how-to-download-your-facebook-data-and-6-surprising-things-i-found) * Joe gives Shane maybe the best job suggestion ever, a Godfather   (https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/The_Godfather)   (https://www.netflix.com/title/81012998)   (https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Pawnbroker) * Mick explains how anyone of us could own and operate an ATM   (https://www.atmmoneymachine.com/)   (https://americanatm.com/the-atm-industry-and-privately-owned-atms/)   (https://www.valuepenguin.com/banking/bank-atm-fees)   (https://www.nerdwallet.com/article/banking/best-banks-for-atms)   (https://atmmachines.com/2018/01/18/faq-who-fills-atm-machines-with-cash/) * everyone complains about Frank's place of employment   (https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=FnaRxgR9b94)   (https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8WcqGMzy1s0)   (https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=QRREDL59u_o) * everyone talks about movies and TV shows that they have watched this week   (https://www.disneyplus.com/series/star-wars-rebels/64MCZgAzY0Zw)   (https://www.netflix.com/title/81115994)   (https://www.imdb.com/title/tt3839880/)   (https://www.hulu.com/series/fargo-203cda1b-7919-40fb-ab36-1e45b3ed2a50)   (https://www.hulu.com/hulu-disney-espn-bundle-offer)   (https://www.disneyplus.com/series/star-wars-the-clone-wars/1wYXzjabXGVZ)   (https://www.netflix.com/title/80018294)   (https://www.disneyplus.com/movies/star-wars-the-clone-wars/AVmv1ulT1nQW) Email us: talkaboutdumbstuff@gmail.com
37:03
January 25, 2021
EP5: Dumb Stuff Podcast, Episode 5 (Siamese Tricycle!)
Dumb Stuff Podcast: We’re not dumb, we just talk about dumb stuff! So a rocket scientist, a social worker, an unemployed businessman, a security specialist, and a software manager walk into a bar.  What do they talk about?  This podcast is basically that conversation. No really, what do we talk about on this podcast?  Well, anything and everything!  Whatever is on our minds!  Is it entertaining?  Well, we can guarantee that this podcast is more fun than a hot poker in the eye!  And we’ll even give you your money back if you’re not 100% completely satisfied! We’re just a small group of high school friends from Middle America.  We’re separated by several thousand miles but now we’re brought back together thanks to a global pandemic quarantine and a regular Zoom meeting.   Episode 5 (Siamese Tricycle!) featuring Kurt, Joe, Shane, Mick, & Frank In this episode we discuss the following very important and very serious topics: * everyone talks about the famous person they look like   (https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Michael_Keaton)   (https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ron_Jeremy)   (https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ron_Howard)   (https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/British_royal_family)   (https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Michael_Chiklis)   (https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Shrek)   (https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Grogu) * Kurt gives Shane his idea for a new job, an Uber style app connecting personal trainers to us average folks   (https://www.menshealth.com/fitness/a32854327/virtual-personal-training-workouts-trial/)   (https://www.menshealth.com/technology-gear/g25228106/best-personal-training-apps/)   (https://gbksoft.com/blog/uber-for-fitness-get-people-fit-with-personal-trainer-classes/) * Frank learns a new phrase ... Siamese Tricycle!   (https://www.google.com/search?q=Siamese+Tricycle)   (https://www.google.com/search?tbm=isch&q=Siamese+Tricycle) * everyone discusses shows and movies they've enjoyed recently   (https://www.netflix.com/title/81002370)   (https://www.paramountnetwork.com/shows/yellowstone)   (https://www.rottentomatoes.com/)   (https://www.disneyplus.com/series/the-mandalorian/3jLIGMDYINqD)   (https://www.hbo.com/chernobyl)   (https://www.hulu.com/series/fargo-203cda1b-7919-40fb-ab36-1e45b3ed2a50)   (https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Fargo_(1996_film)) * Joe shows off his prize for "winning" last week's contest   (https://www.amazon.com/gp/product/0544272994/)   (https://xkcd.com/)   (https://starwars.fandom.com/wiki/Sarlacc) * Shane and Frank talk about donating plasma for money   (https://www.donatingplasma.org/)   (https://www.redcross.org/) * Kurt talks about paying vs. not paying your kids college tuition   (https://www.daveramsey.com/blog/saving-for-college-is-easier-than-you-think)   (https://thecollegeinvestor.com/16964/how-much-you-should-have-in-a-529-plan-by-age/)   (https://www.businessinsider.com/not-paying-for-college-2018-3)   (https://thecollegeinvestor.com/12085/should-parents-pay-for-their-childrens-college-education/)   (https://www.forbes.com/advisor/student-loans/how-to-find-scholarships-for-college/)   (https://www.bloomberg.com/news/features/2019-08-13/if-the-tuition-doesn-t-get-you-the-cost-of-student-housing-will)   (https://www.minecraft.net/en-us/) Email us: talkaboutdumbstuff@gmail.com
27:22
January 18, 2021
EP4: Dumb Stuff Podcast, Episode 4 (New Years Resolutions!)
Dumb Stuff Podcast: We’re not dumb, we just talk about dumb stuff! So a rocket scientist, a social worker, an unemployed businessman, a security specialist, and a software manager walk into a bar.  What do they talk about?  This podcast is basically that conversation. No really, what do we talk about on this podcast?  Well, anything and everything!  Whatever is on our minds!  Is it entertaining?  Well, we can guarantee that this podcast is more fun than a hot poker in the eye!  And we’ll even give you your money back if you’re not 100% completely satisfied! We’re just a small group of high school friends from Middle America.  We’re separated by several thousand miles but now we’re brought back together thanks to a global pandemic quarantine and a regular Zoom meeting.   Episode 4 (New Years Resolutions!) featuring Kurt, Joe, Shane, & Mick In this episode we discuss the following very important and very serious topics: * everyone reveals their new years resolutions   (https://www.lifehack.org/articles/communication/50-new-years-resolution-ideas-and-how-achieve-each-them.html)   (https://www.thespruce.com/reasons-why-toilets-clog-4145061)   (http://www.leucht.com/blog/2021/01/custom-size-shape-standing-desk/)   (https://www.startstanding.org/proper-workplace-ergonomics/) * everyone reveals their ideas for Shane's next job   (https://www.monster.com/)   (https://www.indeed.com/q-Rental-Car-Transport-Driver-jobs.html)   (https://www.wikihow.com/Become-a-Rodeo-Clown)   (https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Chuck_E._Cheese#Characters_and_animatronics)   (https://trailerpark.fandom.com/wiki/Rickyisms)   (https://www.wikihow.com/Work-in-Area-51) * Mick shows off the prize he won last week   (https://www.amazon.com/gp/product/160433696X/)   (https://www.discovermagazine.com/the-sciences/why-cosmonauts-have-never-splashed-down)   (https://screenrant.com/terminator-movie-oj-simpson-not-cast-disturbing-reason/)   (https://filmthreat.com/features/the-secret-origin-of-luke-i-am-your-father/)   (https://gizmodo.com/boomerangs-in-zero-gravity-1554894942)   (https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Cold_welding)   (https://www.scientificamerican.com/article/why-venus-spins-the-wrong/)   (https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=59ZLPZasEgo) * Joe voices his concerns about the possible long term effects of the COVID virus on the human body   (https://www.cdc.gov/coronavirus/2019-ncov/long-term-effects.html) * everyone talks about their diet plans for 2021   (https://www.weightwatchers.com/us/)   (https://www.myfitnesspal.com/)   (https://www.womenshealthmag.com/weight-loss/a19982520/weight-loss-80-percent-diet-20-percent-exercise/)   (https://extension.psu.edu/sleep-is-as-important-as-diet-and-exercise)   (https://www.rundisney.com/) * we pit state against state in this week's contest   (https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Florida)   (https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Washington_(state))   (https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Illinois)   (https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Texas)   (https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Corruption_in_Illinois) Email us: talkaboutdumbstuff@gmail.com
35:45
January 10, 2021
EP3: Dumb Stuff Podcast, Episode 3 (Sports Betting!)
Dumb Stuff Podcast: We’re not dumb, we just talk about dumb stuff! So a rocket scientist, a social worker, an unemployed businessman, a security specialist, and a software manager walk into a bar.  What do they talk about?  This podcast is basically that conversation. No really, what do we talk about on this podcast?  Well, anything and everything!  Whatever is on our minds!  Is it entertaining?  Well, we can guarantee that this podcast is more fun than a hot poker in the eye!  And we’ll even give you your money back if you’re not 100% completely satisfied! We’re just a small group of high school friends from Middle America.  We’re separated by several thousand miles but now we’re brought back together thanks to a global pandemic quarantine and a regular Zoom meeting.   Episode 3 (Sports Betting!) featuring Kurt, Joe, Shane, Mick, & Frank In this episode we discuss the following very important and very serious topics: * Shane explains sports betting and how the spread works   (https://www.oddsshark.com/sports-betting/point-spread-betting)   (https://www.thelines.com/betting/point-spread/)   (https://www.fanduel.com/) * Shane shows off the prize he won last week   (https://www.amazon.com/gp/product/1250268508/)   (https://www.edisonresearch.com/the-top-30-u-s-podcasts-according-to-the-podcast-consumer-tracker/)   (https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Stuff_You_Should_Know) * everyone talks about the best Christmas present they gave or received this year   (https://www.costco.com/office-furniture.html?searchProvider=lucidworks&refine=||item_category-3%7CFurniture%7COffice+Furniture%7CDesks+%26+Workstations%7CStanding+%26+Height+Adjustable+Desks)   (https://www.saucony.com/en/running/)   (https://www.newegg.com/Portable-External-Hard-Drives/SubCategory/ID-3400)   (https://southtree.com/)   (https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/110_film)   (https://www.lomography.com/magazine/188845-the-kodak-tele-instamatic-608-two-cameras-in-one-tiny-package)   (https://www.pureflix.com/)   (https://www.lego.com/en-us/product/lego-nasa-apollo-saturn-v-92176)   (https://ideas.lego.com/projects/a88109ec-9970-4fe1-98b4-9bd535856ab4)   (http://thebrickblogger.com/2018/02/lego-apollo-saturn-v-launch-tower-instructions/) * Frank fails to watch The Mandalorian, like he promised us   (https://www.disneyplus.com/series/the-mandalorian/3jLIGMDYINqD)   (https://www.amazon.com/Red-Oaks-Season-1/dp/B08B49T61C) * everyone talks about their favorite shows they watched in 2020   (https://www.netflix.com/title/70136120)   (https://www.amazon.com/Yellowstone-Season-1/dp/B07D7FBB8Z)   (https://www.netflix.com/title/81002370)   (https://www.nbcnews.com/better/health/what-happens-your-brain-when-you-binge-watch-tv-series-ncna816991)   (https://www.disneyplus.com/series/the-right-stuff/4wCkPyO0JUux) * Mick gives his review of Wonder Woman 1984   (https://www.imdb.com/title/tt7126948/)   (https://www.rottentomatoes.com/m/wonder_woman_1984) * Joe tells us about his favorite TV show of all time, Daredevil   (https://www.netflix.com/title/80018294)   (https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/List_of_Marvel_Cinematic_Universe_television_series) * Kurt reads our very first listener mail   (mailto:talkaboutdumbstuff@gmail.com) Email us: talkaboutdumbstuff@gmail.com
30:18
January 3, 2021
EP2: Dumb Stuff Podcast, Episode 2 (Not The Pilot!)
Dumb Stuff Podcast: We’re not dumb, we just talk about dumb stuff! So a rocket scientist, a social worker, an unemployed businessman, a security specialist, and a software manager walk into a bar.  What do they talk about?  This podcast is basically that conversation. No really, what do we talk about on this podcast?  Well, anything and everything!  Whatever is on our minds!  Is it entertaining?  Well, we can guarantee that this podcast is more fun than a hot poker in the eye!  And we’ll even give you your money back if you’re not 100% completely satisfied! We’re just a small group of high school friends from Middle America.  We’re separated by several thousand miles but now we’re brought back together thanks to a global pandemic quarantine and a regular Zoom meeting. Episode 2 (Not The Pilot!) featuring Kurt, Joe, Shane, Mick, & Frank In this episode we discuss the following very important and very serious topics: * everyone gives Mick advice about his lower back problems   (https://www.webmd.com/back-pain/features/manage-low-back-pain-home#1)   (https://www.webmd.com/back-pain/guide/tens-for-back-pain)   (https://www.popsci.com/trampolines-are-more-dangerous-than-you-think/)   (https://www.goodhousekeeping.com/home-products/a28449532/best-adjustable-bed-mattresses/) * Shane shows off his 35 year old memory book that just recently surfaced   (https://www.wideopenspaces.com/these-are-the-5-most-common-hunting-injuries/) * Frank shows off the prize he won during last week's episode   (https://www.amazon.com/gp/product/0740751433/) * Frank reviews the live action version of Mulan on Disney+   (https://www.disneyplus.com/movies/mulan/2jlgPK4K0ilR)   (https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Mulan_(1998_film)) * Joe explains the odd weather patterns in Washington state   (http://choosewashingtonstate.com/research-resources/about-washington/climate-geography/)   (http://www.olympicrainshadow.com/) * everyone but Frank, who had to leave early, plays a trivia game for an unknown prize   (https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/List_of_islands_by_area)   (https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Continent)   (https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Definition_of_planet)   (https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Henry_VIII)   (https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/The_Tudors)   (https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Sabrage)   (https://safarisafricana.com/giraffe-tongue/)   (https://www.thespruce.com/owlet-profile-385328)   (https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Flight_recorder)   (https://www.digitaltrends.com/computing/common-problems-with-zoom-and-how-to-fix-them/)   (https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Latency_(engineering))   (https://www.hji.co.uk/blonde/brief-history-of-blondes-hair-historian/)   (https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Mistletoe)   (https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Rubik's_Cube)   (https://bestclassicbands.com/michael-jackson-pepsi-commercial-1-27-17/)   (https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Popeye)   (https://simpsons.fandom.com/wiki/Snowball_I)   (https://simpsons.fandom.com/wiki/Santa%27s_Little_Helper)   (https://www.disneyplus.com/series/star-wars-the-clone-wars/1wYXzjabXGVZ) Email us: talkaboutdumbstuff@gmail.com
26:27
December 27, 2020
EP1: Dumb Stuff Podcast, Episode 1 (The Pilot!)
Dumb Stuff Podcast: We’re not dumb, we just talk about dumb stuff! So a rocket scientist, a social worker, an unemployed businessman, a security specialist, and a software manager walk into a bar.  What do they talk about?  This podcast is basically that conversation. No really, what do we talk about on this podcast?  Well, anything and everything!  Whatever is on our minds!  Is it entertaining?  Well, we can guarantee that this podcast is more fun than a hot poker in the eye!  And we’ll even give you your money back if you’re not 100% completely satisfied! We’re just a small group of high school friends from Middle America.  We’re separated by several thousand miles but now we’re brought back together thanks to a global pandemic quarantine and a regular Zoom meeting.   Episode 1 (The Pilot!) featuring Kurt, Joe, Shane, Mick, & Frank In this, our very first, episode we discuss the following very important and very serious topics: * why can't Mick figure out his audio settings   (https://support.zoom.us/hc/en-us/articles/201362283-Testing-computer-or-device-audio) * the seriousness of COVID-19    (https://www.google.com/search?q=covid-19) * Shane reviews Bombshell on Amazon Prime    (https://www.primevideo.com/detail/Bombshell/0TAE5O1SFY0AJX5GA1PJWDALDM) * that time Frank fist-bumped Megyn Kelly    (https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Megyn_Kelly) * that time Mick nearly hugged Taylor Swift   (https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Taylor_Swift) * Mick and Frank review the film Tenet   (https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Tenet_(film)) * Shane and Kurt review the documentary The Bill Murray Stories: Life Lessons Learned from a Mythical Man on Netflix   (https://www.netflix.com/title/81031650) * Kurt reviews the film The Sugarland Express   (https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/The_Sugarland_Express) * how Frank possibly saved his neighbor's life   (https://www.wikihow.com/Splint-a-Fracture-of-the-Lower-Leg) * everyone gives dieting advice to Joe (Because we're all so super healthy and fit!  Ha!)   (https://www.weightwatchers.com/us/)   (https://www.optavia.com/)   (https://www.myfitnesspal.com/)   (https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Intermittent_fasting)   (https://www.webmd.com/diet/carb-cycling-overview) * internet speed contest   (https://www.speedtest.net/) * SpaceX prototype Starship test flight   (https://youtu.be/ap-BkkrRg-o?t=6476)   (https://youtu.be/uIyKS_9tP08) Email us: talkaboutdumbstuff@gmail.com
27:19
December 21, 2020