Friendly Low-Level Croissantwave

Zak and Liz talk about getting maxinated, the Grocery app, theme periods, perfect home-made croissants, and some aesthetics.

Recorded on May 23, 2021

Grocery App
von Neumann Architecture – Wikipedia
Grocery app
Open Recipe Format
h-recipe – microformats.org
Paprika Recipe App
Smart Lighting IKEA
Drafts
LLVM – Wikipedia
Standards – XKCD

The Period of Themes
What is a Yearly Theme? – Theme System
Maybe You Should Talk To Someone – Indiebound
4 Burners Theory – Sloww
Big Friendship – Indiebound

Liz Baked Croissants
The Croissant Recipe Liz Used
Proving Drawer – KitchenAid
Persian Rug/Persian Flaw – Wikipedia
Colectivo Coffee Workers form union – Milwaukee Journal Sentinel
Great British Baking Show – Netflix

Aesthetics Wiki
spotifyd – GitHub

 

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Sustainably Discontinued Protein

Zak and Liz a genuinely interesting service that you can no longer use, a genuinely interesting app that you can use, ice cream made with microbes or something, and trains!

Recorded on May 8, 2021

Nuzzel
Mac-assed Mac Apps – Inessential by Brent Simmons
Nuzzel – Wayback Machine
Matt Yglesias – Twitter
Michael Hobbes – Twitter
Nuzzel keeps track of Twitter and Facebook so you don’t have to – Casey Newton for The Verge
NetNewsWire
Kottke.org
Daring Fireball
Instagram – XKCD
Google Reader – Wikipedia
Doomba turns your cleaning maps into Doom levels – The Verge
You can’t play Super Mario Run offline – Quartz
Twitter cracks down on third party clients – CRN

Grocery App
BigOven

Brave Robot Ice Cream
Gene vs Genome – Pediaa
Perfect Day Process
Perfect Day spinoff The Urgent Co launches Brave Robot brand utilizing animal-free dairy – Food Navigator USA

The Exciting of Trains – Obvious Plant on YouTube

 

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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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