Paul and Storm Talk About Some Stuff for Five to Ten Minutes (On Average)
Summary: Comedy/music duo Paul and Storm chat about the things that occur to them, but not for so long that you get too sick of it.
This week's episode: the demise of the pay toilet; Superman, who goes to Canada, where people are not allowed to lie; storied venues, and The Bell House's chances of becoming one; Paul pwns fashion; animatronic iHeads; more musings on The Thrilling Adventure Hour, and Brooklyn; and the coolness of Luke Skywalker's clicky-clacky wrist space-pistons.
The one-hundred and thirty-FIIIIIIIVER episode of our podcast, Paul and Storm Talk About Some Stuff for Five to Ten Minutes (On Average), is now online. This week's episode: bookshelf mores; P&S recommend Browsers; hipster-curmudgeon herb gardens; the Pokemon dividing line; was Star Wars the Beatles of movies?; Paul and Storm's massively cross-platform video game; and horehound, forced perspective, Frederick Law Olmsted, and Walt Disney.
This week's very foodie episode: the many meanings of Panama; fancy kitchen appliances new and old, and Avery Schreiber; cheese making and cheese mongering; the beer-cheese connection; pretzel making; and some of the best pizza we've ever had.
This week's episode: Paul has too many computers, and too many details about same; the glamor of cows and plush laptops; Star Trek and flip phone design; we recommend Strip Search and My Drunk Kitchen; an aside about the "Shadow War!" debacle and charities; and John Hodgman and the lost art of the humorists.
This week's episode: time travel and TARDIS skulls; recapping the past few months and secret projects; meeting podcast fans at PAX East and getting back on the podcast pot; discovering Magic the Gathering later than most, plus Minecraft and Game of Thrones; gunning for Game of Thrones HBO swank; man stank; root beer, Chipotle burritos, and other rewards; having your own personal Chipotle as a measure of personal success; supplanting "swag" with "swank", and never EVER using "schwag"; Storm's hillside dugout; whetstones, knives, being stabbed, and stropping; eternally sharp bargain knives; theories of serration; Paul's mom's recipes; and ice cream, donuts, and coal-fired pizza ovens.
This week's episode: first day of filming for LearningTown, our awesome and fun crew, crazy costumes, and Non-Disclosure Agreements; jumping right in and eating invertebrates; resist the urge to be a douchebag, and Hollywood Douchebags revisited; concurrent bonus material; Getting Excited About Space: meeting Bobak Ferdowsi, discovering planets, and terraforming; losing sleep to Civ 5 and Atari Adventure; Roderick on the Line; Clean Giant, Dirty Giant, and the entitled mobs shopping at Whole Foods; and here we come, Hal-Con!
This week's episode: Paul and Storm are in the SAME ROOM AS EACH OTHER, as they contemplate crapping randomly; cover their LearningTown creative process; dogs appear and disappear; their mutual procrastinatory tendencies, and possible Kickstarters to overcome them (and to take your money from you); their evolution from being Novelty T-shirt Guys; PAX Prime and the "rock star treatment;" our mutual ignorance of things Swedish; RyanAir complaints; and JoCo Cruise Crazy 3 excitement and site inspection cruise bragging. AUDIENCE PARTICIPATION ALERT: If we were to take your money in a Kickstarter, what would you want us to do?
This week's episode: not paying attention to themes; leveling up through the power of video; the power of collaboration; why some of Prince's music sucks; a challenge to Freddie Wong to make a fart video; Air Kicks and SwishAdidases; "doy" vs. "duh"; a reiteration of Paul's Frat Boy Theory; EAT ME, the completely edible restaurant; serrated matzoh and Doy Jews; ice cups and drinking troughs; freakishly sweet Orange Juliuses, fortnightly; Paul looooves hot dogs; Storm is a centipede; Freedom vs. Liberty; motorcycle repair and nuclear detonations; Dr. Higgs and Dr. Boson; getting excited about space; Freedom Liberty Spacewagon; a tour of our very own; the Kings of Con and Hal-Con.
This week's episode: lying in front of an enthusiastic audience of 500 at NerdMelt; doing lots of work in Los Angeles; Mexican food and wall yogurt; franchising Yogurt Gloryhole; Kim Evey and Amy Berg join us for chatskies and it gets all sexy; the one TV in Los Angeles; Berg's TV career synopsis, and announcement that she's leaving Person of Interest; putting words and things in Michael Emerson's mouth; Kim's goings-on as web show creator and producer; making Wil Wheaton and Felicia Day kiss; how to be secret in show biz; the path to becoming a Hollywood writer; meeting Joss Whedon for reals; keeping shit straight when producing multiple shows; what the heck *is* a producer; doing things differently, craft series, and Hawaiian shave ice; is there a nerd cuisine, and is it cupcakes? Or bacon?; chocolate = nazis; valuing cultures by their cuisines; gastronauts and commissioning Alton Brown; Wil Wheaton is Jerry Lewis; Wil vs. Felicia (surviving a zombie apocalypse); Wil's weak ankles; the Yamato vs. the Enterprise (surviving Adam Savage); starting a wikipedia page for Kim and enhancing Amy's; filming a video for Write Like the Wind (GRRM song); hooray for Lindsey; more craft service; the Fruit Borg; working on Leverage and Eureka; Queen Elizabeth II's panties; the juggernaut that is TableTop; apologizing on the part of cats; "puppies are assholes"; cat and dog zombies; and impending awesomeness with Written by a Kid. MINION TASK: Create a wikipedia page for Kim Evey, and beef up Amy Berg's.
This week's episode: Tuesdays sucks; knowledge for knowledge's sake; is Storm a sophist? is Sarah Palin?; our grudges against the Cub Scouts; Mensa Scouts; talking about music; a long speculative discourse about why songs classified as "Standards" are called "Standards"; why later-career pop artists sing "Standards"; the sheet music barons of the early 20th century; the one gigantic textile mill where everyone in Pittsburgh worked; Potatochipsburgh, where potatoes were invented; the no-mouth, bark-licking mummers of yore; Paul is vindicated in his naked-drying ways; and more smoochies for Geek and Sundry. AUDIENCE PARTICIPATION ALERT:What would a Sophistry Merit Badge look like?
This week's episode: the machine is chugging; that scraping teeth feeling that oogs you out; LearningTown, our new comedy musical on the new Geek and Sundry YouTube channel; Wil Wheaton's TableTop; smoochies for PAX; perfect songs; cockeyed theories involving music and brains and stuff; music that sucks but that you respect anyway; a technical boo-boo; and GET EXCITED ABOUT SPACE.
This weekâs episode: A special, extra-size LIVE recording of the podcast! Recorded during JoCo Cruise Crazy 2, with a whole slew of special guests: webcomic creators Rob DenBleycker, David Willis and Joel Watson; professional podcast guest and funnyman Paul F. Tompkins; Joseph Scrimshaw as Ed McMahon; and special musical guests Molly Lewis, Marian Call and Vi Hart (with some nerd named Wil dropping in for some reason). Action-packed topics include living off of t-shirt monies; why is Rob so lazy?; comics artists as rock stars; the joys of a teenage fanbase; becoming a web comic drawing-person; success through internet; explaining what MySpace was; Watterson vs. Larson in a Safety Instruction Card battle; other awesome web comics; drawing dicks; building a fort out of cakeâ¦or pie?; the proper way to burn; a strained snake/stream of consciousness comedy metaphor; the comedy uniform; grumpy cruisers; boater or skimmer?; wrecking people with hubris; cake fort supremacy; the Thrilling Adventure Hour; and the King of Coffee vs. Cake Boss in a wedding catering showdown.
This week's episode: we are joined by our friend Josh A. Cagan, a Real Hollywood Screenwriter Person. Together, we dwell on the topic of Bonercat; discuss Josh's origin story; writing in TV vs. for films; moving to Los Angeles and drinking the Kool-Aid; movies for kids and tweens and giant robots; fictional vacation spots; and a Stalinist propaganda challenge. Also, Kim Evey but definitely not Greg Benson. AUDIENCE PARTICIPATION ALERT: If you could spend a vacation in any location from fiction, where would you go?
This week's episode: the busy, the laziness, and forgetting; the unattractiveness of aliens; shooting Tim Gunn into space; the Kraken vs. Aquaman vs. Ringo Starr; technical difficulties and building a hot 80s computer; our take on the Ocean Marketing debacle; have nerds become the bullies; the Nerd/Bro is the new Nerd/Jock; and foods that BLOW YOUR MIND.
This week's episode: the Swedish Chef vs. Ozzy Osbourne, in which being cogent and likable are paramount; The Sarandon Quotient for determining acting/stardom ratios; the perils of leftover candy and the conscientious disposal thereof; bubblegum preferences and why spearmint is the most humane flavor; mutant dental powers, doo wop, and Sugar Daddies; pushing gum in elementary school and the false allure of carbon paper; and we heartily recommend The Thrilling Adventure Hour and The Big Broadcast.