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Nov 21, 2012

The Show Notes

Toasts
Intro
Happy Thanksgiving
Cloud Atlas
Religious Moron(s) of the Week

     - Oklahoma Ten Commandments

     - Judge Mike Norman from James Garrison

     - David Rapson from Craig “Moorey” Moore
Christmas Album
Airplane cellphone volume
Way too much Geo with Inkredulous and Cognitive Dissonance
Interesting Fauna
     - Bdelloid rotifer (sent in by Jesse Brydle)
Oscar and Toby
Thanks to Julie for the Hat
PFA at Hotel Bethlehem and Stanhope House
Show close

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Mentioned in the show

Cognitive Dissonance Show 74

InKredulous Episode #016

Philadelphia Funk Authority

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Greg Dorais
six and a half years ago

Awesome hat!

Ian
six and a half years ago

Geo, love the show, but I have one small suggestion/request/comment type thing: You should put chapter breaks in the show between segments so it is easier to skip around. Particularly if you start, say, talking about a new movie that I haven't seen yet, and I just want to skip ahead to the Religious Moron of the Week. Or barring that, for technical reasons or good-old-fashion laziness, put time stamps in the show notes. Thanks!

Eric
six and a half years ago

George's Airplane story reminds me of Kenny Tarmac from Bob and Tom. "Hey guy, we just landed"

Steve Andrew
six and a half years ago

"I'm not Shpanish, I'm Egypshian!"

(Sometimes Highlander is my favourite film. Sometimes it's Aliens. They swap places quite regularly. 1986 was a very good year.)

Ohhh, wedding toasts... That was the one thing that terrified me most about my wedding a few years ago. I have a very low embarrassment threshold (I'm british, so embarrasment is in my DNA). Also, I have a similarly low tolerance for stereotypical battle-of-the-sexes comments. (You can imagine what I think of most TV adverts' insistance that all women are domestic drudges and all men are buffoons.)

So, my wife and I set a rule before the wedding - no speeches. My brother, who was best man, was relieved as he wasn't looking forward to having to deliver a speech. In the end my dad and my wife's uncle did a couple of impromptu toasts which were fine, but that was it.

One phrase I detest above all is "under the thumb". (Similarly: "she's wearing the trousers", or "she's got you well-trained".) If I do something that my wife askes me to do, or if I do the cooking, or if I want to spend time with her instead of going out - I could be accused of being "under the thumb". Always said with a jokey nod and a wink, but it makes me twitch everytime. What - am I not allowed to just get along with my wife? Am I not allowed to do things for her because -gasp- I want to be nice and not be a dick?