Episode 117 : Claw Machines

Are claw machines a game of skill or chance? We look at the history of crane games and the likelihood that they are rigged.

Notes:

Thanks to Mark for the Intro/Outro Music

Toy Story

The Office

The IT Crowd

The Erie Digger

Spongebob Squarepants

 

Episode 116 : A Sheep, A Duck, and A Rooster - Pioneers of the Sky

The first aviator wasn't one of the Wright Brothers... in fact, it wasn't a man at all. We discuss the pioneers of the sky and their notable feats taking us to new heights.

Notes:

Thanks to Mark for the Intro/Outro Music

Indiana Jones and the Last Crusade

Good Year Blimps

Chitty Chitty Bang Bang

Avatar the Last Airbender

Mitch Hedberg

Episode 114 : Does Model(l)ed Have One "L" or Two?

I am an extremely humble person, so I don't have any problem listing talking about my weaknesses podcast (however few they may be).  One of these is spelling.  I am a poor speller.  Actually, I should probably use a stronger adjective than poor... maybe... horrendous.  In this episode we discuss why we may have difficulties with English spelling.

Notes:

Thanks to Mark for the Intro/Outro Music

Brian Reagan

Episode 113 : Employability Skills

What is it employers look for in potential candidates when hiring? We discuss soft skills and ways to determine if someone possesses them.

Notes:

Thanks to Mark for the Intro/Outro Music

The Internship

Mrs. Doubtfire

IT Crowd

Big Bang Theory

The Simpsons

Episode 112 : Celebrity Look-Alike

Why look upon celebrities with enmity?  It would be much more advantageous if you could pull a The Prince and the Pauper, that is if you looked sufficiently like the object of your envy.  In this episode, we discuss becoming a celebrity look-alike.

Notes:

Thanks to Mark for the Intro/Outro Music

Lifestyles of the Rich and Famous - Good Charlotte

Hunger Strike - Temple of the Dog

Koinophilia

Pee Wee's Big Adventure

Episode 111 : Cuttlefish - The Sea's Hypnotist

What do you know about cuttlefish? We’ll talk about mesmerizing aspects of the sea’s hypnotist.

Notes:

Thanks to Mark for the Intro/Outro music

O by Cirque du Soleil

Any Color You Like - Pink Floyd

Clark Planetarium

Schism - Tool

Futurama

SeaWorld Orlando

Jonathan Bird’s Blue World 

Episode : Bonus 19 : The DEWnited States

To celebrate Independence Day (7/4), we review the new DEWnited States labels.

Notes:

Thanks to Mark for the Intro/Outro Music

Friends - "The One Where Chandler Doesn't Like Dogs"

Fifty Nifty United States

DEWnited.com

At 00:44:14 the co-host says something clever.