423: It Only Hurts for a Minute
DISCUSSED: Dan and Merlin get hungry, but they've had it with all the bread; the trough food is so costly; no one is sweating Polycyclic Aromatic Hydrocarbons; Marvel-ish movies are discussed, including the new one with Lady Sansa; Merlin is very concerned about aphasias; Dan introduces us to Forbidden Snacks and endorses his new shoe appliance; shoe appliances are then discussed; Dan hasn't had to use his sword…yet; people sure love them some pencils; there was some weather, so the seder got all fakakte; the finer points of Judaism and sundry Hebraica are clarified; Dan got scrolls-on-tape from a sympathetic cantor; Buster Scruggs is recommended; the boys receive a quick surprise visit from the great Tom Waits; and, finally, your hosts talk about a terrific YouTube video about what we can all learn from our worst trainwrecks.
Links for this episode:
- Adam Neely - "My Worst Trainwreck" - YouTube
"Train wrecks happen on the bandstand. This is the story of a particularly nasty one at a wedding where we totally butcher a perfectly decent Elton John ballad."
- Adam Neely - YouTube
- Forbidden Snacks
- Amazon.com: Set of 2 Metal Shoe Horns, 7.5" Long - Top Quality: Shoes
- Against the Rules with Michael Lewis — Overcast
- Aphasia - Wikipedia
- Amazon.com: Incredible Hulk: Planet Hulk (9780785120124): Greg Pak, Carlo Pagulayan, Aaron Lopresti, Juan Santacruz, Gary Frank, Takeshi Miyazawa: Books
- The 12 Marvel movies you need to see to make the most of ‘Avengers: Endgame’ next week – BGR
- Home | Peanut Chews | Celebrating 100 Years | Join the Party
- Destroying angel (Bible) - Wikipedia
- "Planet Hulk" - Netflix
- Shabbat elevator - Wikipedia
- Activities prohibited on Shabbat - Wikipedia
- Tango till they're sore -- Tom Waits - YouTube
- Fiasco! - This American Life
Stories of when things go wrong. Really wrong. When you leave the normal realm of human error, fumble, mishap, and mistake and enter the territory of really huge breakdowns. Fiascos. Things go so awry that normal social order collapses. This week's show is a philosophical inquiry in the nature of fiascos — perhaps the first ever.
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