LN-QRM #165: Last one of the year

Recorded: 27 Decenmber 2014

Hosts: Joel, Barry & Michael
Topics

  • Barry – Chillaxing all week
  • Barry – Replacing an old ceiling fan
  • Barry – RTL-SDR plug and play project
  • Joel   –  Xbox one is awesome, Advanced Warfare is awesome  if the damn Microsoft servers would stay up!
  • Michael – More trips up Brockway – finally swapped the wind turbine unit…
  • Michael – Old high school friends …

Podcaster’s Anonymous BooZeReview

Ingress Alert

  • Joel – I re-downloaded Ingress and was farming in Hudson NH today.

Bottom Gear

  • Joel – Received a plugin FM transmitter as well as a cassette deck drive to aux cord input thing
  • Michael – So far… nothing has broken on the truck – but we changed up the schedule
  • Michael – Posted a picture of the mighty (with apologies to Jason) 1997 Mercury Sable on G+

Entertainment Last Month

  • Barry – Lilyhammer Season 3
  • Michael – Podcast and Show review – Radio Free Skaro
  • Joel – Series 21 of Top Gear found on Hulu Plus!

Musical Guest:  Ingrid Michaelson with “Afterlife”

Theme Song:   Gordon Goodwin’s Big Phat Band “Hit the Ground Running”

LN-QRM #164: Merry Christmas!

Recorded: 20 December 2014

Hosts: Joel, Barry, Barty & Michael

Topics

  • Barry – Off until next year!
  • Barry – If I play this bumper… We may have to cancel this podcast
  • Barry – Normalizing relations with Cuba = Cheap Cuban cigars?
  • Barry – I used Apple Pay for the first time.
  • Joel – The joy of giving Wilson is going to a new young driver.
  • Michael – receives Secret Santa gift…
  • Michael – Griswald Christmas Tree

PODCASTER’S ANONYMOUS REVIEW

  • Barry –  Taylor Tawny Port Wine
  • Joel – Makers Mark Cigars…. Very Nice!
  • Joel – Acid Blond Cigars… not so great

APP REVIEW

INGRESS ALERT

  • Barry – More Ingress agents are listening
  • Barry – New Badges

BOTTOM GEAR

  •  Wilson’s is in the Olds doctor’s office for a new fuel level sending unit.

Musical Guest: Paul McCartney with “Wonderful Christmastime”

Theme Song:   Gordon Goodwin’s Big Phat Band “Hit the Ground Running”

 

LN-QRM #163: Christmas Time is Here

Recorded: 13 December 2014 (12/13/14)

Hosts: Joel, Barry & Michael

Topics

  • Michael – Don’t know what the heck that noise was in my mic last week…
  • Michael – Gonna go bag a 10,000 pointer (tree)
  • All – What’s in a McNugget
  • Michael – I fell for it. (Literally)
  • Michael – Secret Santa has me pegged.
  • Michael – tree lighting in the Harbor!
  • Barry – 7.1 is way better than 5.1
  • Barry – Have I mentioned lately how much FairPoint SUCKS!(I second that motion!)
  • Michael – Working hard on my 15k to couch program.
  • Joel – Fire Stick review
  • Michael – New technology comes to Copper Harbor

Podcasters Anonymous Review

Each week one of the podcasters gets hammered on a new to us booze 🙂 and talks about it.

  • Joel – Paul Masson Peach Brandy Holy crap this stuff is Good! (review)

APP REVIEW

  • Barry – DropBox vs GDrive vs OneDrive
  • Barry – New GDrive debuted this week… The jury is still out.

INGRESS ALERT

  • Michael – Ingress Alert – Big Op (I thought)
  • Barry – Resistance wins the anomaly in Hartford

BOTTOM GEAR

  • Doug Slater gets snow tires on his mini cooper, and as it happens GoldFinger is getting his snow sneakers on this week too! alsp Goldfinger gets a brand new serpentine belt.
  • Operation QRM JEEP commences next Saturday.

ENTERTAINMENT LAST MONTH

  • Barry – Guardians of the Galaxy = Awsome!

Musical Guest: 4 Non  Blondes with “What’s Up”

Theme Song:   Gordon Goodwin’s Big Phat Band “Hit the Ground Running”

 

LN-QRM #162: Here We Go A Caroling…

Recorded: 6 December 2014

Hosts: Joel, Barry & Michael

Topics

  • Barry – First real snow
  • Joel – Power outage
  • Barry – Amazon fucks up
  • Barry – The Mac Mini story
  • Barry – Poutine Sighting
  • Joel – Pod Camp Toronto
  • Barry – New Home Theater Receiver
  • Barry – Fairpoint… Sigh
  • Barry – Corn nuts: Good Nut replacement
  • Barry – I have great respect for care-givers because… I am not
  • Michael – Flash, Michael gets a good nights sleep
  • Michael – And the total for November is … 6 feet.

APP REVIEW

  • Joel – Microsoft X-Box Live is failing BAD, kicks you offline in mid-game mid-show mid everything!

INGRESS ALERT

  • Barry – Double AP points for links and fields

BOTTOM GEAR

  • Barry – I’ve been driving the Rav4 during the bad road days…Nice!

ENTERTAINMENT LAST MONTH

  • Michael – The Doctor Who Marathon continues

Musical Guest: Ellla Fitzgerald with “Santa Got Stuck (in My Chimney)”

Theme Song:   Gordon Goodwin’s Big Phat Band “Hit the Ground Running”

 

LN-QRM #161: Happy Birthday Gilly!

Recorded: 22 November 2014

Hosts: Joel, Barry & Michael

Topics

  • Surprise!!! Happy 40th Birthday Gilly
  • Barry – Ann Marie’s back surgery
  • Barry – First Snow
  • Barry – Android Lollipop: first thoughts
  • Barry – iOS 8.1.1

APP REVIEW

  • Barry – Clear Vision

INGRESS ALERT

  • Barry – ok, I’m still playing. I’ve got over 6 million AP now.
  • Barry – iOS version now has notifications

BOTTOM GEAR

  • Joel – New car

ENTERTAINMENT LAST MONTH

  • Barry – Boardwalk Empire: Great run, great show
  • Barry – Lillyhammer Season 3 is available on Netflix

Musical Guest: The Dream Academy with “Life in a Northern Town”

Theme Song:   Gordon Goodwin’s Big Phat Band “Hit the Ground Running”