Meaninglessly Respectful Elders

Zak and Liz talk about being the adult in the room too young, a diagonally scrolling website, phrases that may have some meaning, vegan cream cheese, and what to do if you’re waiting in line at the Post Office.

Recorded on April 25, 2021

Adult In The Room
Evergiven Blockage – Wikipedia
Credit Scores in the US – Wikipedia
Alienation’s For The Rich – tmbw
Philadelphia MOVE Bombing – Inquirer
The Growth Ponzi Scheme – Strong Towns
Derailed – Wisconsin Public Radio
Fare Capping – Streetsblog

Y-N10.com
Mount

Phrases I Wish Meant Something to Me
Legalize Rowhouses – The Urbanist
The “Bottom Image” We’re Referring To – Wikimedia
Mixed Use Zoning – Wikipedia
Tammy Baldwin

Non-Dairy Reviews
Vegan Cream Cheese – Trader Joe’s

 

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Ceaselessly Killer Bees

Zak and Liz talk about Minecraft real quick, DAAB DAAB DC 2021, the Queen laughing at bees, and the Halo novels that do exist.

Recorded on April 11, 2021

WWDC 2021 – The Verge
Telephone Recording Laws – Wikipedia
The Bean – Wikipedia
Tankie – Wikipedia
Why Google Glass Failed – Investopedia
VTubers – TVTropes
Phenomenology – Wikipedia
Hand Pointer – Amazon
Agenda App
Predator Vision – AVP Fan Wiki

The Queen Was Laughing At Bees
Queen Elizabeth’s Giggling Photo With Prince Philip Was All To Do With Bees – ET Canada
Why Does Britain Still Have A Queen? – Philosophy Tube on YouTube
Jubilee Line – Wikipedia
Prince Philip The Plague Incarnate – Snopes

Halo Novels
Halo Novels – Halopedia
BDG Halo – Polygon on YouTube

 

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Overwhelmingly Empty Purchases

Zak and Liz talk about our seasonal themes, how NFTs actually work, and what J0rd@n P3t3rs0n has been up to.

Recorded March 28, 2021

Themes
Cortex for Context
Maybe You Should Talk to Someone – Indiebound
Consensual Disruption – Do By Friday
Orwellian – Wikipedia

NFTs – Wikipedia
Smart Contract Intro – Etherium
How I became Leonardo da Vinci on the Blockchain – Terence Eden’s blog
ERC–721 – Etherium
ERC–1155 – Etherium
URI – Wikipedia
DOI – Wikipedia
Link Rot – The Verge
Dickbutt – Know Your Meme

 

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Unnecessarily Federated Farms

Zak and Liz talk about PM data structures, cool new ways to get food, our season of themes, non-dairy creamers, NFTs Teaser, and time travel.

Recorded on March 13, 2021.

CSAs – USDA
Ruffage – Indiebound
CSAs – Urban Ecology Center
Local Harvest
Old Plank Farm
Madison CSA Coalition
USDA Local Food Promotion Program
Awarded Grants
BuildSoil – Twitter
USDA Farmers Market Promotion Program
Awarded Grants
What is a Food Hub? – Sustainable America
Farm-to-Table – Wikipedia
Bookmobile – Wikipedia
Postal Service Significant Dates – USPS
FOSTA/SESTA – EFF
SOPA/PIPA – EFF

Non-Dairy Creamer
Pili Nut – Wikipedia
Nestle Coffee Mate Natural Bliss Vanilla Almond Milk Coffee Creamer
Mastodon – Wikipedia

NFTeaser
NFT – Wikipedia
Etherium – Wikipedia
Masterworks – Invest in Fine Art (Not an endorsement)
Nyan Cat – YouTube
Star Register
How I Became da Vinci – Terence Eden

 

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Comfortably Watermarked Cowpaganda

Zak and Liz talk about small online rivers, alternative creamers, making Twitter less bad, and police shows.

Recorded on February 28, 2021.

Grow Your Twitch Channel – WikiHow

Bird Rights
Hedonistically Intersectional Rights – SuperAwesomeCorp
It’s working! – Utah Division of Wildlife Resources on Facebook
Trail Cam With No Watermark – Georgia Outdoor News Forum
Trail Cam – Hackster.io
Raspberry Pi Compute Module
PXE Boot – Wikipedia

Chobani Oat Creamer
Sleeping Giants – Indiebound
Joey Chestnut Eats Too Many Hotdogs – YouTube
Gallon Milk Challenge – Uncle Bob’s Self Storage on YouTube
Milk Chugging – Wikipedia
Chobani Vanilla Oat Coffee Creamer

Fixing Social Media
Twitter announces Super Follows – The Verge
Mark Spreitzer – Twitter
Robot or Not – The Incomparable

Police Shows and Westerns
Copaganda – Wikipedia
The Western – TV Tropes
Genre – Lindsay Ellis on YouTube
White Collar (TV Show) – Wikipedia
Foucauldian Discourse Analysis – Wikipedia
The Lego Movie – Wikipedia
Rango – IMDb
Westworld (2016) – IMDb
MCU and the Military – CBR

 

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Cheezily Kept Ballots

Zak and Liz talk about something that we’ve been talking about for 4 years now, basically the same topic again, and immediate ranked choice first past the post voting.

Dairy Pride – Congress.gov
Laboratories of democracy – Wikipedia
WI SB 81 2021 – Wisconsin State Legislature
Compacts Clause – The US Constitution
Coconut Cream vs Coconut Milk – kitchn
Swedish Academy – Wikipedia
Philosophy Tube Vampire – YouTube

Meat Pride (WI SB 82 2021) – Wisconsin State Legislature
Cultured Meat – Wikipedia
What is Cheez Whiz? – Oola
My “Not involved in human trafficking” T-shirt… – Twitter
Lab Grown Meat – TechCrunch
Eat Just

Instant Runoff Voting – FairVote
From Russia with Food Poisoning – NPR
Issues with Ranked Choice Voting – Democracy Journal
The CGP Grey Video – YouTube
Introduction of LRB–0951 – Twitter

Keeps.com/ennui

 

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Frigidly Non-Orientable Desserts

Zak and Liz talk about non-dairy Klein bottles and more Subway standards of identity.

Recorded on January 30, 2021.

Alternative Frozen Desserts
Flavors – Cado Ice Cream
Ice Cream Chemistry – American Chemical Society
Ben and Jerry’s for Dogs
Non-Dairy Flavors – Ben and Jerry’s
Why the Chunks? – Ben and Jerry’s
Oat Frozen Dessert – Oatly
Atom Extensions
Oatly Carton
Uline Homophobic – Politico
Talenti Gelato
Stanpac
DariFill
Upside Down Ice Cream
The Shape of a Product Can Serve as a Trademark
Klein Bottle – Wikipedia
Handmade Klein Bottle – Amazon
Measured Liquid Pourers – barsupplies.com
Kleinbottle.com
Acme Corporation – Wikipedia
A responsible adult says no to non-orientable shapes – kleinbottle.com

Subway Tuna
You’re Wrong About
Subway’s Tuna is (allegedly) Not Tuna – NBC News
Ichthus – Wikipedia

 

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Speedily Lucky Pillows

Zak and Liz talk about why pillows are the key to American exceptionalism, Minecraft speedrunning, and how to generate the perfect shallot.

Recorded on January 16, 2021.

The Book With The Main Character – Indiebound

American Pillow Talk
Biden’s January 6th Speech – C-Span
Evil Pillow Man Met With Trump About Martial Law – Vox
David Hogg’s Anti-MyPillow – NBC News
John Green, War, and Nouns – Charlie Westerman on Medium
Polyphasic Sleep – Wikipedia

Minecraft Speedrun Drama
Speedrunning – Wikipedia
Speedrunning Is Awesome, And Here’s Why – hbomberguy on YouTube
Super Monkey Ball by Helix – GDQ on YouTube
Super Mario Odyssey Speedruns – speedrun.com
Minecraft Speedruns – speedrun.com
TASBot – Wikipedia
Piglin – Minecraft Wiki
Dream – YouTube
How Lucky is Too Lucky? – Stand-up Maths on YouTube
Choco Mountain (3/3 weathertenko) – Summoning Salt on YouTube
Developers React to Speedruns Playlist – IGN on YouTube

Shallot Storage
Shallot – Google Images
Generative Adversarial Network – Wikipedia
Spore Spine Editor – Salooverall on YouTube

 

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Rurally Bred Dogs

Zak and Liz talk about herding sheep, missing beef, the new and different Department of Agriculture, and some graffiti.

Recorded on January 2, 2021.

Dog Facts
Border Collies need a job! – Border Collie Help
Milwaukee City Bike Parking – Department of City Development
Bike Parking Styles – Association of Pedestrian & Bicycle Professionals

Beef
The Happiness Project – Gretchen Rubin
Impossible Meat
Do By Friday
Reusable Q-Tip – LastObject

USDA
Tom Vilsack – Wikipedia
Vilsack Abruptly Quits – Modern Farmer
Biden picks Vilsack – Modern Farmer
Government Cheese – Wikipedia
Rural Electrification Act – Wikipedia
USDA Rural Development Agency – Wikipedia
Department of Health and Human Services – Wikipedia
Strong Towns
Human Subcultures Are Nested Fractally – XKCD
High School Never Ends – Wikipedia

 

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Awarely Dreamt Characters

Zak and Liz talk about winter’s vibe, dreamt mass-murder, Zak eating carrots, whether we should believe that we should eat carrots, and high (fem) fantasy.

Themes
Your Theme – CGP Grey on YouTube
Proactive vs Reactive – Psychology Today
Omnifocus
Zoom cancelled – Tom’s Guide
Two Fingers Touching – Know Your Meme
Maybe You Should Talk To Someone – Indiebound
How To Do Nothing – Indiebound
Theme System Journal

Link’s Awakening – Wikipedia
BDG Zelda Timeline – YouTube
Find All The Eggs – ProZD on Twitter
Link’s Awakening Ending – Polygon

Zak’s Food Goal
The Bad Speedrun – Naked Juice
Ruffage – Indiebound

Believe Science
Phrenology – Wikipedia
Argument from Authority – Wikipedia

 

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