RMP – Ep b33: The Podcast Awakens

The Force Awakens, Rogue One, Battlefront, Rebels…

…You guessed it- we have things to say about Star Wars.

Hot off the heels of Star Wars Celebration in Anaheim, we give our thoughts on some of the revelations.

Show notes:

– Amos is getting closer to his PCS to Korea and Kent is nearing his last day of work before retirement

– Amos is a Good Samaritan

– TED Talks:

– Amos watched Miru Kim: My underground art explorations

– Kent watched Barat Ali Batoor: My desperate journey with a human smuggler

– The Force Awakens teaser #2

– Rogue One teaser

– Star Wars Rebels

– The guys are frustrated that there’s no clear winner in the disc vs streaming debate

– Amos is no longer a Cordkiller

– HBO Now is good and easy to subscribe to

– James Earl Jones reads The Raven

– The guys rant about grammar and word selection (special thanks to Grammar Girl)

Kermit the Frog is real!

– Diamond Club wants you to take a Journey

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RMP – Ep b32: Double-Dipping in Virtual Legacies

Will virtual reality suck the life out of the thrill rides…

…or will humanity resort to videos of goat orgies?

Yeah, folks, it’s been that kind of week.  Also, Jeremy Dillon joins us once again to add his two sentences, err…two cents.

Show notes:

– Amos and many others in his unit raised money to help families suffering from cancer

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– Kent finally filed his taxes…on tax day

– He also reviewed his completed Plinian Legacy beer kit results

– TED Talks:

– Kent watched Billy Collins: Two poems about what dogs think (probably)

– Amos slacked off and didn’t watch one

– Amos installed and played with his new Dropcam Pro online cameras

– How will Virtual Reality affect theme park admissions?

– Amos is sold on the Apple Watch, Kent will need to see one in action first

– Daredevil on Netflix is awesome, as is House of Cards Season 3

– HBO Now is on our wishlist iand not only for Game of Thrones

– Mulaka – Origin Tribes didn’t make its Kickstarter goal, but vows to move forward

– Why the heck are goat orgies on YouTube? Are we missing something here?

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Kevin MacLeod (incompetech.com)
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RMP – Ep b31: What 15 Year-Olds Do

White people suck…

…but now they can order their shit tickets with a button.

This week Amos’ daughter Amber joins us as we discuss all the things we did wrong at 15.

Show notes:

– Amos and his daughters visited Frontier Texas and the Grace Museum

– Kent attended the retiree specific TAPS class

– TED Talks:

– Kent enjoyed the ideas of Dan Ariely: How equal do we want the world to be? You’d be surprised

– Amos laughed at Randall Munroe: Comics that ask “what if?”

#FreeTheNipple and #FreeTheNippel (both NSFW)

– Pizza for the homeless is an amazing idea

– Two amazing videos (both less than 4 minutes each) about gay marriage and equality

– vlogbrothers – Your Arguments Are Invalid: Gay Marriage

– vlogbrothers – Religion and Gay Marriage

– If you have allergies, try picking up some local honey from your farmer’s market

– We really appreciate the shout-out from Richard Gunther during Home: On #045 – Spring Forward, with Jim Collison and you should go listen to his podcasts on the Digital Media Zone

– Which do you use? Periscope or Meerkat?

– We discuss the differences between the Amazon Dash service and the Amazon Dash Button products

– Best Buy, the only tech-centric business in Abilene, doesn’t accept mobile payments

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See Kent’s favorite beers: ratebeer.com

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Kevin MacLeod (incompetech.com)
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RMP – Ep b30: Hectic Hoosiers Hating Homosexuals

The Hoosier state…

…as in “Hoosier money on, Indiana or common sense?”

A couple weeks ago we talked about how it was getting easier to be a gay Christian. Apparently our home state of Indiana didn’t get that memo.

Show notes:

– This week we are joined by Jonathan Oshier for some Indiana resident’s perspective on SB 568 Religious Freedom Restoration Act (RFRA)

– Kent is still retiring and Amos is still PCSing

– Leonard Nimoy’s quotes in CivIV (Skip to 1:56 for the bureaucracy quote)

– Kent brewed beer using the Brooklyn Brew Shop Beer Making Kit, Everyday IPA and watched Wrestlemania

– TED Talks:

– Amos didn’t watch one because he’s a lazy slacker

– Kent watched Jane McGonigal: Massively multi-player… thumb-wrestling?

– Sodas made with sugar taste better and may be less unhealthy (SciShow & DNews)

– Indiana is the latest state attempting to use religion as a way to hold bias against groups of people

– Read the law here and the ACLU protest here

– All technical difficulties during the production of this episode are Kent‘s fault

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RMP – Ep b29: Ummm… The Blair Witch Podcast

It’s like the Blair Witch Project…

…but in HD.

Amos had severe technical difficulties, this time because of a power outage. But that can’t stop RMP- The show must go on!

Show notes:

– TED Talks:

– Amos watched Monica Lewinsky: The Price of Shame

– Kent watched Drew Dudley: Everyday Leadership

– Kent continues retirement prep and job search

– Amos gets closer to leaving Texas

– The guys discuss the feedback they received and resolve to cut back on saying “um”. They then go on to set a record for the number of ums uttered on a single show.

– Isaac continues to pummel his dad in chess

– Kent talks about the death of luchadore Perro Aguayo, Jr. and how the trolls need to leave Rey Mysterio, Jr. the hell alone

– CPG Grey has an interesting take on the internet phenomena of cat memes and flame wars in This Video Will Make You Angry

– Amos reconsiders his opinion of the Apple Watch

– Mophie will save your phone from a hangover

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See Kent’s favorite beers: ratebeer.com

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