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Immortal: Eminem, the Rock & Roll Hall of Fame, Strange Music and Veterans' Day
Immortal: Eminem, the Rock & Roll Hall of Fame, Strange Music and Veterans' Day
In this episode of the in.pencil podcast, we discuss more on Eminem and music more broadly. Also a quick reminder about veterans' day. 
51:45
November 08, 2022
Halloween 2022 Bonus Episode
Halloween 2022 Bonus Episode
A quick story for y'all.
12:05
October 31, 2022
Halloween 2022
Halloween 2022
The Twitter takeover, scary stories, When We Were Young and the return of blink-182. 
01:17:18
October 31, 2022
The Probable Return from Hiatus: Coolio and the Elders of Hip-Hop, Mario Movie, Weird Al, and What's Next
The Probable Return from Hiatus: Coolio and the Elders of Hip-Hop, Mario Movie, Weird Al, and What's Next
In this (long overdue) episode Adam and Jess discuss the recent deaths of the rappers like DMX and Coolio, the Mario Movie trailer, Weird Al's legacy and Hand Drawn Games.  Weird Al Tour (https://www.weirdal.com/tour/) Hand Drawn Games (https://sites.google.com/view/handdrawngameguides) Mario Movie Trailer (https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=KydqdKKyGEk)  in.pencil (https://inpencil.live | YouTube | Facebook | Twitter | Instagram | TikTok | Anchor | Apple | Spotify | Google | BluBrry | Overcast RadioPublic | Amazon | Breaker | Podbay | Audioburst | Deezer)
57:14
October 09, 2022
Climate Change and What We Can Do About It. Also Lizard People and Beavis & Butthead.
Climate Change and What We Can Do About It. Also Lizard People and Beavis & Butthead.
This is an ad-hoc discussion on climate change and what we can do about it. hbomberguy's response to Ben Shaprio (https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=RLqXkYrdmjY&t=270s)
01:16:41
August 05, 2022
I'm Hearing Voices: Georgia Guide Stones, Voices, and Link’s Awakening
I'm Hearing Voices: Georgia Guide Stones, Voices, and Link’s Awakening
In this fine episode we touch on the Georgia Guide Stones fiasco, share some theories, and reminisce on Link's Awakening. 
01:05:59
July 31, 2022
A New Start: Eminem, Matchbox Twenty, Owl City ... and the Chris Rice Problem
A New Start: Eminem, Matchbox Twenty, Owl City ... and the Chris Rice Problem
Disclaimer: In this episode we discuss sexual abuse and other related trauma.  This episode starts as an update to a few things happening in music before moving into more sensitive subject matter.  Report Backs Abuse Allegations Against Chris Rice: (Christianity Today) Chris Rice and the Conversation We Can’t Not Have (Patheos: Young Fogey)
53:34
July 01, 2022
We Do Talk About the Oscars
We Do Talk About the Oscars
An in.pencil mini episode about all the important things. 
21:21
April 04, 2022
Halftime: Snoop Dogg & Death Row Records
Halftime: Snoop Dogg & Death Row Records
In this episode we discuss the epic 2020 Super Bowl Halftime Show, Snoop Dogg and the future of Death Row Records. 
01:13:04
February 25, 2022
The Shortest Episode
The Shortest Episode
Welcome to Season 4 (!) of the in.pencil podcast!
02:36
February 25, 2022
2021 Superlatives: A Reflection on the Best Things and the Best Moments of the Year
2021 Superlatives: A Reflection on the Best Things and the Best Moments of the Year
In this review of 2021, we talk about all of our favorite, and some of our least favorite, things from the past year. TikTok: Hank Green SCUBA TikTok (https://go.inpencil.live/5VK8pm) Anthony Fantano Enough Slices TikTok (https://go.inpencil.live/hI0uRs) Patrick's Rare Books TikTok (https://go.inpencil.live/Js0Hkf) Games: A Hat in Time (https://go.inpencil.live/Vwbigy) Cities: Skylines (https://go.inpencil.live/qKc98A) Bowser's Fury (https://go.inpencil.live/0Wuo3O) Jurassic World Evolution 2 (https://go.inpencil.live/RWqgmV) YouTube & Twitch: thedragonfeeney twitch (https://go.inpencil.live/dVLMOZ) Not just Bikes (https://go.inpencil.live/5fmzkZ) Adam Something (https://go.inpencil.live/FxLGuD) Dubai is a Parody of the 21st Century (https://go.inpencil.live/faYgNT) City Planner Plays (https://go.inpencil.live/X1M6gu) Many a True Nerd (https://go.inpencil.live/erYL2j) Fallout 4: You Only Live Once (https://go.inpencil.live/XLXqmG) Biffa (https://go.inpencil.live/349fZc) The Girl Games of Lost Media (https://go.inpencil.live/q9hkQw) Summoning Salt (https://go.inpencil.live/cxtYeT) Music: Angels & Airwaves - Lifeforms (https://go.inpencil.live/24XbHJ) Bo Burnham - Inside (https://go.inpencil.live/pyA9FH) UPSAHL (https://go.inpencil.live/ZNb7Af) Mark Hoppus (https://go.inpencil.live/gbgKM0) Movies & TV: Black Widow (https://go.inpencil.live/D1xGr2) The Lost Symbol (https://go.inpencil.live/zTsy2v) WandaVision (https://go.inpencil.live/6ChLQt) Dickinson (https://go.inpencil.live/STNZAI) Podcast: CreepGeeks (https://go.inpencil.live/UIueSE) Other: Bridled White-Eye Bird (https://go.inpencil.live/Hf1L2D) GJ 1132 b (https://go.inpencil.live/BLLdcF) Make Make (https://go.inpencil.live/GwP70y)
01:47:55
January 07, 2022
Top 50 Songs of 2021
Top 50 Songs of 2021
In what is most likely the final episode of 2021, we talk about our 50 favorite songs of the year.  Spotify Playlist (https://open.spotify.com/playlist/1vzNXki6lNXvhBiO0NxwcK?si=07e5740b7c05487a) Western Kentucky Tornado Relief Fund (https://secure.kentucky.gov/formservices/Finance/WKYRelief) How to Help Victims of Super Typhoon Odette (https://nylonmanila.com/how-you-can-help-the-victims-of-typhoon-odette/)
01:20:46
December 18, 2021
Christmastime is Here: The Return of Concerts, Top Christmas Songs, and Other Musical Musings
Christmastime is Here: The Return of Concerts, Top Christmas Songs, and Other Musical Musings
In this episode of the in.pencil podcast we discuss the return of concerts, music festivals, Dan Brown, ghost hunting, our favorite Christmas songs, and a follow up to the Nintendo Switch Online N64 debate.  A in.pencil Christmas Playlist (https://open.spotify.com/playlist/1kJo3SAG4pFJXsDErGu4Dt?si=82fe1e1f6e804217) How Woodstock 99 Went Off the Rails (https://youtu.be/gH6-nBwOwkA) Super Charlie in.pencil Video (https://youtu.be/W2N3COGACks) Relient K Tour Dates (http://www.relientk.com/)
01:22:02
November 28, 2021
Worlds Apart: Dubai Expo, Nintendo's Expansion Pack, and Measurements
Worlds Apart: Dubai Expo, Nintendo's Expansion Pack, and Measurements
In this fun-filled episode, we go off on tangents about measurements, discuss the Dubai expo, and critique Nintendo's strategy toward it's new online expansion pack.
01:03:41
October 27, 2021
Who We Are Instead: Anonymity and privacy in the digital age
Who We Are Instead: Anonymity and privacy in the digital age
In somewhat of a continuation of last week's episode, today we discuss the not-so-hypothetical scenario of the complete elimination of online anonymity. Spoiler: it's grim.  Desecendents - That's the Breaks [https://genius.com/Descendents-thats-the-breaks-lyrics] Hank Green tweet about social media [https://twitter.com/hankgreen/status/1348743097946050565?lang=en]
55:24
September 05, 2021
Fahrenheit: Positivity on the Internet and Other Topics of Interest
Fahrenheit: Positivity on the Internet and Other Topics of Interest
Welcome back (again) to the in.pencil podcast. In this episode we play a little catch-up, discuss positivity, and some other random stuff.  Philip Summers [https://twitter.com/heyphilsummers]
51:21
August 20, 2021
Divide and Conquer: A Liminal Theme
Divide and Conquer: A Liminal Theme
E3 afterthoughts, John McAfee, Liminal Spaces, Mark Hoppus, and the subtle art of divide and conquer. The Final Hours of John McAfee [https://www.thedailybeast.com/the-final-hours-of-john-mcafee] Hoppus has Cancer [https://people.com/music/blink-182s-mark-hoppus-reveals-he-has-cancer-it-sucks-and-im-scared/] Mario Golf: Super Rush [https://mariogolf.nintendo.com/] r/LiminalSpace [https://www.reddit.com/r/LiminalSpace/] Zelda Game & Watch [https://www.nintendo.com/en_CA/products/detail/game-and-watch-the-legend-of-zelda/]
01:18:31
June 28, 2021
Halls of Loneliness: Bo Burnham, Luigi’s Mansion, E3, Social Media, COVID, Relient K, Travis Barker and more.
Halls of Loneliness: Bo Burnham, Luigi’s Mansion, E3, Social Media, COVID, Relient K, Travis Barker and more.
In this episode... Bo Burnham Inside Review, new music from Relient K and Bowling for Soup, a discussion on social media and COVID, E3 predictions, video game poetry and more. Bo Burnham's Inside [https://www.netflix.com/title/81289483] Bo Burnham on YouTube [https://www.youtube.com/user/boburnham] Phangs feat. Matthew Thiessen "A Hurt Like That" [https://onerpm.link/ahurtlikethat] Bowling for Soup feat. Hanson "Where's the Love?" [https://ffm.to/wheresthelove] E3 [https://e3expo.com/] Travis Barker [https://www.travisbarker.com/]
01:26:58
June 13, 2021
Season Three: The return of in.pencil, Tom DeLonge, UAPs, E3, and a bit more
Season Three: The return of in.pencil, Tom DeLonge, UAPs, E3, and a bit more
Welcome back to the in.pencil podcast. This is the first episode of Season 3 featuring some unique discussions on a bunch of topics.  How Harry Reid, a Terror Interrogator and the Singer [Tom DeLonge] from blink-182 Took UFOs Mainstream [https://www.politico.com/news/magazine/2021/05/28/ufos-secret-history-government-washington-dc-487900] In pictures: Container ship blocking the Suez Canal finally on the move [https://www.bbc.com/news/world-middle-east-56516151] Lollapalooza [https://www.lollapalooza.com] E3 [https://e3expo.com] Skyrim: Special Edition [https://youtu.be/FnEW6dX_BmU] Skyrim on the Samsung Refrigerator [https://youtu.be/eoS6auZMZDo] Super Luigi Odyssey [https://avsys.xyz/SuperLuigiOdyssey/]
59:18
June 06, 2021
Consequence Culture: Eminem, Dr. Seuss, Disney and Canceling Cancel Culture
Consequence Culture: Eminem, Dr. Seuss, Disney and Canceling Cancel Culture
Everyone wants to cancel something. Let's shift our energy to cancelling things that are actually problematic.  in.pencil: https://www.inpencil.live in.pencil YouTube: http://youtube.inpencil.live Adam's YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UC5rg7Gy9nlmKnnOkfIH8guQ Jess's YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCj_s6WEftebGuPpGo2_0MNQ
01:03:35
March 07, 2021
Hiatus: What We Call Being Busy Is Actually Just Laziness
Hiatus: What We Call Being Busy Is Actually Just Laziness
We are taking a break. But we still have a lot in store.  in.pencil: https://www.inpencil.live  in.pencil YouTube: http://youtube.inpencil.live  Adam's YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UC5rg7Gy9nlmKnnOkfIH8guQ  Jess's YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCj_s6WEftebGuPpGo2_0MNQ 
49:20
March 07, 2021
Happy Birthday to Us: An Examination of the State of Things
Happy Birthday to Us: An Examination of the State of Things
Welcome back to another episode of the in.pencil podcast, where scripts are thrown out and things just sort of happen. In this episode we take a look at the world around us as it is right now and try to make sense of it. There's no shortage of political commentary or trash-talking the rich here. 
01:02:45
February 06, 2021
This One's for Donny
This One's for Donny
This one's a bit personal. 
01:11:59
January 04, 2021
2020 Awards: The Best of the Worst Year Ever (...So Far)
2020 Awards: The Best of the Worst Year Ever (...So Far)
In the craziest year ever we try to find some glimpses of hope and positivity. These are the in.pencil 2020 awards.  Most of the things discussed are linked below.  in.pencil on YouTube: http://youtube.inpencil.live  Jurassic World: Camp Cretaceous: https://campcretaceous.com  Black Mirror: https://www.netflix.com/title/70264888  The Good Place: https://www.nbc.com/the-good-place  Among Us: http://www.innersloth.com/gameAmongUs.php Fallout 76: Wastelanders: https://fallout.bethesda.net/en/wastelanders  Understanding The Last of Us Part II | Girlfriend Reviews: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=bh5gzGs-63Y&t  How Many Holes Do Humans Have | VSauce: https://youtu.be/egEraZP9yXQ  Cities Skylines: Springfield | two dollars twenty: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=21KY0jVT-sU&list=PL0vu9rx9cHrXV3-9tyenAuncONEFYz-Je  Fallout 4: You Only Live Once | Many a True Nerd: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=fxaDvRA4Qas&list=PLwH1xJhcXG0eE6b4otk8dCBCNTvrvqUY-  David Canterbury: https://www.youtube.com/user/wildernessoutfitters  Scott the Woz: https://www.youtube.com/user/scottthewoz  LockPickingLawyer: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCm9K6rby98W8JigLoZOh6FQ  Adam Savage's Tested: https://www.youtube.com/user/testedcom  Tom Green: https://www.youtube.com/user/tomgreen  Call Me Kevin: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCdoPCztTOW7BJUPk2h5ttXA  The Needle Drop: https://www.youtube.com/user/theneedledrop  The Punk Rock MBA: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCjewxGh1Gx5i5Uzxn0v-TPw  The Good God Above: https://twitter.com/TheGoodGodAbove  Kids Write Jokes: https://twitter.com/KidsWriteJokes  Jurassic Park Updates: https://twitter.com/JurassicPark2go  Angry Staffer: https://twitter.com/Angry_Staffer Edward Snowden: https://twitter.com/Snowden Tom Scott https://www.youtube.com/c/TomScottGo The Anthropocene Reviewed: https://www.wnycstudios.org/podcasts/anthropocene-reviewed CreepGeeks Podcast: https://www.creepgeeks.com The Hidden Bits Of The Bastille You Can Still See (If You Know Where To Look) | The Tim Traveller: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=PslM1uYudZM Borat Subsequent Moviefilm: https://amzn.to/2Kxx2Jd Knives Out: https://amzn.to/3mN2e4a   Psych 2: Lassie Come Home: https://www.peacocktv.com/psych-2-lassie-come-home Hamilton: https://www.disneyplus.com/movies/hamilton/3uPmBHWlO6HJ Do What You Want: The Story of Bad Religion: https://amzn.to/3nL4tpU Permanent Record | Edward Snowden: https://amzn.to/3roeTOE Ghost Express: https://ghost.express Coffee and Cryptids: https://www.coffeeandcryptids.com  
01:14:44
December 23, 2020
The Legend of Zelda: A Link to Mental Health
The Legend of Zelda: A Link to Mental Health
In this episode we discuss mental health in relation to The Legend of Zelda series. Specifically, we talk about Link's Awakening and Breath of the Wild. Also thrown in is some random banter for good measure.  in.pencil: https://inpencil.live  YouTube: https://youtube.inpencil.live  Precast Banter: https://anchor.fm/emptyadam/episodes/in-pencil-Precast-1262020-enfck6  A Link to the Past Playthrough: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=MH7IUmQN9B8&list=PLOgkOaCSgpCOYdoD00K1OUEChpI_jKJPd  Adam: https://emptyadam.com  Adam's new YouTube channel: http://youtube.emptyadam.com 
53:40
December 07, 2020
Season 2 Discussion Preseason Kickoff Conversation Topic Podcast Episode Version 1.0
Season 2 Discussion Preseason Kickoff Conversation Topic Podcast Episode Version 1.0
in.pencil podcast returns for season 2, opening with a discussion framing the season.  in.pencil (https://inpencil.live) in.pencil youtube (http://youtube.inpencil.live) find us everywhere (http://links.inpencil.live) the stanley parable playthrough (https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_clgTQaMJSU&list=PLOgkOaCSgpCMOTW0I8yw_R3D1wrW3ohJH) pandemic poetry (https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=c11KlwHbOys&list=PLOgkOaCSgpCOHWYleBlkSPu_J1ajdUSan)
34:38
November 22, 2020
A Cryptid Conversation: Jersey Devil, Moth Man, Bigfoot, and Jonah and the Whale
A Cryptid Conversation: Jersey Devil, Moth Man, Bigfoot, and Jonah and the Whale
In this special episode of the in.pencil podcast, we discuss some cool cryptids, the biblical interpretation of Jonah and the Whale, and pesky fire alarms.  The Cryptid Wiki (https://cryptidz.fandom.com/wiki/Cryptid_Wiki)  Top 10 Most Famous Cryptids (https://www.toptenz.net/top-10-cryptids.php)  Jersey Devil (https://mythology.net/mythical-creatures/jersey-devil/)  Giant Squid (https://ocean.si.edu/ocean-life/invertebrates/giant-squid)  Fund Adam's Fire Alarm Replacement (https://anchor.fm/inpencil/support)  in.pencil on YouTube (http://youtube.inpencil.live) in.pencil: https://inpencil.live 
50:52
October 18, 2020
Mario 35: A Celebratory Retrospective
Mario 35: A Celebratory Retrospective
This week we celebrate the 35th anniversary of the Mario franchise. If you've been paying attention to our YouTube page (http://youtube.inpencil.live), you'll know we love and have a long history with this game series. So here, we spend the episode exploring our history with Mario, discuss the Mario 35 direct releases, and contemplate what's to come for everyone's favorite video game character.  Mario in The Simpsons (https://simpsons.fandom.com/wiki/Mario)  Nintendo’s Mario Site (https://mario.nintendo.com/)  Mario 35 Direct (https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=s_UcjEq2Dgk)  Adam’s Switch ID (emptyadam)  Game Theory: Why is Mario Mental (https://youtu.be/7WMSQNVhMqA)  in.pencil plays Super Mario World (https://www.youtube.com/watch?list=PLOgkOaCSgpCN4wnVsCWsVpARsZn-eGK9g&v=yOJDkrIFPn4&feature=emb_title)  in.pencil (https://inpencil.live)  Adam Wade (https://emptyadam.com) 
01:06:38
September 07, 2020
Music
Music
In this episode we discuss music. We explore the origins of recorded music, it's significance to us personally, and give our list of our favorite songs throughout the history of recorded music.  in.pencil's Best Songs Ever playlist: (https://open.spotify.com/playlist/1rSiiJ0uPTKT7CL2Ef4YiC?si=7ANvIMsXTx-nuRjSZNJ62w)
01:55:01
August 23, 2020
Video Games as Escapism: The Good, The Bad, and the WTF.
Video Games as Escapism: The Good, The Bad, and the WTF.
In this massive episode, we take a look at video games. From the beginning, they have been controversial. Here, we talk about why, and how to fix it.
01:29:01
July 24, 2020
Sports: Nationalism, Religion, and Why It Doesn't Matter
Sports: Nationalism, Religion, and Why It Doesn't Matter
In this episode of the in.pencil podcast we take a look at sports, its relationship to nationalism and religion, and explain why it doesn't matter.  Adam Wade (https://emptyadam.com) (https://anchor.fm/onliberty)  Is Sports a Religion? (https://www.psychologytoday.com/us/blog/the-human-beast/200911/is-sport-religion)
52:34
July 11, 2020
Fade to Grey: An Appreciation of Jars of Clay
Fade to Grey: An Appreciation of Jars of Clay
From Frail to Inland, we take a moment to appreciate one of our favorite bands. Todd in the Shadows: Jars of Clay - https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=NCf9bxOYpK4  SMLXLVinyl Jars of Clay - https://www.smlxlvinyl.com/products/jars-of-clay-the-long-fall-back-to-earth-2lp-pink-vinyl  Jars of Clay benefit concert - https://fundraise.bloodwatermission.com/event/jars-album-concert/e288750  in.pencil - https://inpencil.live 
59:36
June 22, 2020
Welcome to the in.pencil podcast
Welcome to the in.pencil podcast
This is our trailer. 
00:27
June 19, 2020
We Need To Talk About This
We Need To Talk About This
Black Lives Matter, police militarization and brutality, governmental corruption, systemic racism and the war on drugs, all in one episode.  Ways to help BLM (https://blacklivesmatters.carrd.co/)  End Qualified Immunity (https://www.congress.gov/bill/116th-congress/house-bill/7085)  American Carnage at Lafayette Square (https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=z56j06plUgs)  Officer Greg Anderson (https://www.washingtontimes.com/news/2020/may/13/greg-anderson-seattle-cop-suspended-after-slamming/) 
50:60
June 13, 2020
Aliens Exist ... Or Do They?
Aliens Exist ... Or Do They?
A brief overview of why or why not one should believe aliens exist featuring a plethora of pop culture references and corny jokes.  Westford Needles Satellites (https://www.n2yo.com/satellites/?c=37)  USS Nimitz UFO Incident (https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/USS_Nimitz_UFO_incident)  Paul (https://www.imdb.com/title/tt1092026/?ref_=fn_al_tt_1)  Love (https://www.imdb.com/title/tt1541874/?ref_=fn_al_tt_4)  Moon (https://www.imdb.com/title/tt1182345/?ref_=fn_al_tt_1)  The Mothman Prophecies (https://www.imdb.com/title/tt0265349/?ref_=nv_sr_srsg_0)  Arrival (https://www.imdb.com/title/tt2543164/?ref_=fn_al_tt_1)  Star Trek: First Contact (https://www.imdb.com/title/tt0117731/?ref_=fn_al_tt_1)  Ezekiel (https://www.biblegateway.com/passage/?search=Ezekiel+1&version=NIV)  Sekret Machines (https://www.goodreads.com/book/show/34435469-sekret-machines)  Keepers of the Garden (https://www.goodreads.com/book/show/1376069.Keepers_of_the_Garden) 
01:08:28
May 26, 2020
Paranormal Part 2: Why You Should / Should Not Believe
Paranormal Part 2: Why You Should / Should Not Believe
Opening with a bit about UFOs, we dive into our second paranormal podcast episode by offering advice on why you should/should not believe in the paranormal. Plane Crash Last Words: (http://planecrashinfo.com)Unfortunately we lost a bit of audio at the end somehow so we had to cut it short. Not sure what happened. Probably something paranormal.
57:19
May 08, 2020
Death Is Real
Death Is Real
We promise this episode isn't nearly as depressing as the title suggests. This is a discussion on our interactions with death, how we've dealt with it, and what we've learned from it.
58:50
April 16, 2020
I Believe: Our Introduction to the Paranormal
I Believe: Our Introduction to the Paranormal
Our brief introduction the topic of the paranormal. Fascination with the paranormal appears to have grown. But the escalation of interest is still not mainstream enough to discuss the topic openly. Our thoughts on this, and more, enclosed.
53:33
April 02, 2020
A Covert COVID Conversation
A Covert COVID Conversation
This is literally just a raw conversation we were having about COVID-19 that we pressed record on half-way through. There's a lot of background noise because the environment wasn't prepped for recording. GameStop: We Can Stay Open During Lockdowns Because We're 'Essential Retail' (https://kotaku.com/gamestop-we-can-stay-open-during-lockdowns-because-wer-1842415962) Airline CEOs Ask for Part of Bailout to Be Grants (https://www.msn.com/en-us/travel/news/airline-ceos-ask-for-part-of-bailout-to-be-grants/ar-BB11xACU) How to Government Botched the Coronavirus Response (https://youtu.be/r4EVn03aCJg)
50:42
March 22, 2020
Finland Doesn't Exist and You Can't Convince Me Otherwise
Finland Doesn't Exist and You Can't Convince Me Otherwise
Conspiracy theories surround us everyday. In an era when nobody knows what to believe, what's true, and what's fake news, we take a step back to talk about some theories that turned out true, some that are unknown, and some that are completely false. Works Cited: 6 Conspiracy Theories That Turned Out to be True by Austin Thompson (https://www.mentalfloss.com/article/587232/conspiracy-theories-that-were-true) 25 Conspiracy Theories That Turned Out to be True by Alex Daniel (https://bestlifeonline.com/true-conspiracy-theories/) Why people are so easily fooled by conspiracy theories they read online by Chris Impey (Why people are so easily fooled by conspiracy theories they read online)
01:21:11
March 17, 2020
Chapstick, Chapped Lips & Things Like Chemistry: A Relient K Retrospective
Chapstick, Chapped Lips & Things Like Chemistry: A Relient K Retrospective
In this session we take a look at one of our favorite band's legacy. Relient K has been an essential part of our stories for our entire adult lives. Here we take some time to reminisce on our favorite moments from the band, talk about their albums in more detail than is warranted, and provide our personal Relient K worst-to-best rankings. This is a departure from what we consider the norm for our podcast, but we do want to take some time to discuss more of our favorite bands in the future. Relient K (http://www.relientk.com)
01:45:23
March 08, 2020
How to Invent a Religion Without Trying Too Hard
How to Invent a Religion Without Trying Too Hard
In the second part of our discussion on religion we talk about Star Trek and explore how religion is created, marketed and sold. A Synopsia (https://inpencilblog.files.wordpress.com/2020/02/a-synopsia.pdf)
40:32
February 26, 2020
Judging Religion: Is It Good or Bad?
Judging Religion: Is It Good or Bad?
In this, which we our considering our first episode, we are passing judgment on religion. This is part one of a two-part discussion culminating in us demonstrating the invention of a religion. Kevin Max - AWOL (https://kevinmax.com/awol/) Rabbi Rami Shapiro - Holy Rascals (http://www.rabbirami.com/holy-rascal/) Werner Herzog - Into the Inferno (https://www.imdb.com/title/tt4846318/) Bonus drinking game: Take a shot every time we use the word "religion" :)
48:32
February 26, 2020
Session 0 - Everyone Has a Podcast
Session 0 - Everyone Has a Podcast
We spend our first episode, which is actually a pre-episode session, discussing a number of random topics from Eminem to Libertarianism, Religion and Tennessee politics. We also highlight a few ideas for future topics and spend some time rambling about nonsense.
42:18
February 18, 2020