Tuesday, May 27, 2014

Episode 33: Gay Cartoon Characters, News from the Web and Movie Talk

Norma joins Bart on this holiday edition of GAD to discuss animated gay movie characters, some movie reviews, and news around the web!

Direct Download: http://traffic.libsyn.com/geekingafterdark/Geeking_After_Dark_33.mp3

Show Notes:
  • How to Train Your Dragon 2 may have a GAY CHARACTER. Conservatives flip the hell out.
  • How does a movie turn a kid gay? Or straight?
  • Feedback: Know what you want to do before going to college
  • Career choices sans degree
  • Godzilla movie review
  • News: White House outs a CIA agent. Whoops.
  • My my my my...Corona.
  • News: World's once-heaviest man died
  • News: Idiot crashes car by holding breath and fainting in tunnel. Dumbass.
  • News: Emma Watson has an English Literature degree now. What kind of job does she think she can get with that?
  • News: Pat Sajak is a climate change denier. I'll solve the puzzle; "Dumbass."
  • Cloudy with a Chance of Meatballs 2: Roar of the Tacodile

Tuesday, May 20, 2014

Episode 32: Education and Other Reasons Not to be a Teacher

Norma reviews reasons she finds the education sector to be difficult in terms of career today

Direct download: http://traffic.libsyn.com/geekingafterdark/Geeking_After_Dark_32.mp3

Show notes:
  • We avoid discussing Bart's home search
  • They are cutting more teaching positions at the school district, including one from Norma's department
  • State testing fun
  • Censoring words
  • Computer availability in the classroom
  • Happy birthday Dude!
  • Happy birthday Norma!

Monday, May 12, 2014

Episode 31: Checking Out a New Neighborhood and Sibling Wars

Bart talks about his trip to the Far Rockaway neighborhood and Norma discusses her Mother's Day visit to her parents wherein her siblings cause mental anguish.

Show Notes:
  • Happy Mother's Day!
  • Bart goes to the Far Rockaway area to check out the neighborhood for a possible move
  • Rent increases suck
  • Norma's sisters try to make her visit miserable
  • Someone loses teeth during a family photo

Tuesday, May 6, 2014

Episode 30: Sony Botches Spider-Man, LOPSA conference, NYC life and Product Placement

Bart and Pete talk about Amazing Spider-Man 2, Pete's visit to the LOPSA conference, and Bart's visit to Artsfest and Free Comic Book Day, along with some discussion about some aspects of city life.

Direct Download: http://traffic.libsyn.com/geekingafterdark/Geeking_After_Dark_30.mp3

Show Notes:
  • Pete likes Costco
  • Pete spent the weekend at a LOPSA conference
  • Kanban use in organizations...like Trello and LeanKit
  • White box switches...still not inexpensive compared to Cisco
  • Touchscreen use
  • Athens Artsfest
  • Do you prefer the city or the country?
  • We give a few semi-spoilers for Amazing Spider-Man 2
  • Sony product placement annoyed the hell out of Bart
  • Chuck at least made product placement campy
  • Captain America 2 was a very good movie in comparison...
  • Marvel movies kick ass compared to Sony's versions
  • Orphan Black: Bart's new binge-view pick