This And That Podcast

Tuesday, October 10, 2006

Show 45 This And That Podcast

Show 45 This And That Podcast

71 minutes | 64.9 MB

Gretchen and Jeff are back! Boy, that 50th show looms larger and larger. Today we talk about new movies and new TV shows, population growth, celebrities being overexposed, the firing of a local teacher, Target selling knock-off bags, raw oysters, the San Diego Wild Animal Park, being thrown off a plane for speaking a foreign language, the new seven wonders of the world, junk email, a car color personality study, and the effects of beauty. We also play on of the infamous Mark Foley IMs.

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Show Notes:

Preview "The Queen"
New On TV
     * Studio 60 On The Sunset Strip
     * Heroes
The United States Hit 300 Million
Overexposure Meter
Teacher Fired Over Naked Sculpture?
Coach Sues Target
Dangers Of Eating Raw Oysters
San Diego Wild Animal Park
Speaking Tamil On A Cell Phone
The NEW Seven Wonders
     * Vote!
Junk Email
What The Color Of Your Car Says About You
The Beauty Penalty
Jeff And Gretchen Playhouse
     * Congressional Instant Messages


  • At October 12, 2006 , Anonymous Anonymous said...

    *It Depends on what You Mean by "Skyrocketing"*

    GRETCHEN: No, the birthrate is going down.
    JEFF: But it's just the sheer number of people procreating.
    GRETCHEN: True, And when we- they first took a-
    JEFF: Or "poking", as I like to say.
    GRETCHEN: When they took the first census in 1790 there were only 4 million people in the entire country. So. And just since the year 2000, we've added 20 million people. So, our birthrate is just skyrocketing.

    *Reporting is not Prophecy*

    You could do an hilarious show called "Disasters That Never Happened," strictly from U.S. News and World Report.

    Go ahead, leaf through your 1980s issues and find one article which correctly identifies an issue we are confronting right now. Killer bees? The coming ice age? Ever-impending flu epidemic? Collapse of the oil economy? The list is endless...

  • At October 18, 2006 , Anonymous Anonymous said...

    An NRO article about 300 million Americans.

  • At November 29, 2006 , Anonymous Anonymous said...

    "O Oysters," said the Carpenter,
    "You've had a pleasant run!
    Shall we be trotting home again?'
    But answer came there none--


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