LN-QRM 233: This is Spring… Right?

Recorded: 7 April 2017

Hosts: Joel, Barry and Michael

Podcaster’s Anonymous BooZe—Review

  • Michael – Yellow Tail Merlot
  • Barry – The Last Brickside Brewery bottle (I lied) Stone Ship Stout
  • Joel –  Toxic Waste= Real Cheap vodka, melon liqueur, sour apple liqueur, sprite, sour mix,

Days of our Lives

  • Barry – Is it finally done for the season?
  • Michael – If a tree falls on US 41, does anyone see it?
  • Barry – New insulin pump coming
  • Michael – Home these past few days to do taxes, make repairs, get EMS ECU’s
  • Joel – One more MRI that makes 4 so far in 8 months I glow in the dark now!
  • Barry – DMR Radio

Geek Corner

  • Barry – My final Dish encounter
  • Michael – Apple update to Mac OS blew away a lot of my Safari saved passwords in keychain
  • Michael – Upgrading Chris’s late 2009 MacBook to 2 TB drive today.
  • Barry – Samsung announces new Galaxy S8 and S8+
  • Barry – Swiftkey keyboard is really messing up since it’s last update
  • Joel-     Mophie juice pack h2PRO  waterproof drop proof for I Phone 6/6s

The Bland Tour (Formally Bottom Gear)

  • Barry – Snows off, all seasons on
  • Michael – Ya know, I thought the rear end of the Shuttlecraft was riding a little low…
  • Michael – Truckster gets new front u-joint and LF ball joint, Jeep gets new shoes, needs audio power wiring upgrade again.
  • Joel –  Chewy plows through 2 foot deep wet snow in 4 Low with ease w/ new tires

Entertainment Last Month

  • Michael – Netflix, Nazi Mega Weapon’s of WWII (but are the haircuts right?)
  • Barry – Netflix Outback Truckers

Musical Guest: Black Sabbath with Iron Man”  

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

LN-QRM 232: Cord Cutting

Recorded: 25 March 2017

Hosts: Joel, Barry, Barty & Michael

Podcaster’s Anonymous BooZe—Review

  • Michael –  Coffee, have to drive later this evening.
  • Barry – Jiminy Coke
  • Joel –  Sour Appletini
  • Barty – Saranac Legacy IPA

Days of our Lives

  • Barry – Snow again…sigh
  • Michael – Unscheduled trip to Green Bay – Tech Nine – then home, and back south again Monday.
  • Joel – City of Fitch__rg admin system for courts is way behind the ball.
  • Barry – I voted
  • Michael – Mark does an environmental test on his iPhone

Geek Corner

  • Barry – Finally cut the cord
  • Michael – Cord cutting going well here, mostly Netflix, still evaluating other services.
  • Barry – Play Station Vue
  • Michael – Ongoing Verizon WiFi evaluation.
  • Joel –    More memory new iPhone 6 is super and I switched to Verizon.
  • Barry – Tablo
  • Barry – Brave Web Browser
  • Michael – Pokemon Go, Ingress, and yes even Clash of Clans has been a lifesaver

The Bland Tour (Formally Bottom Gear)

  • Michael – Hey Dad, the Jeep is making noise, and shimmies at highway speed…
  • Michael – Family Truckster eats another u-joint
  • Joel – Debi’s Jeep has its name: Chewbacca is in the house!

Entertainment Last Month

  • Barry – Stranger Things
  • Barry – The Man in the High Castle
  • Barry – Rowan and Martin’s Laugh in
  • Barry – Rogue One

Musical Guest: The Eagles with Hotel California”  (#18 March 1977)

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

LN-QRM 231: Last Storm of the Season?

Recorded: 11 March 2017

Hosts: Joel, Barry & Michael

Podcaster’s Anonymous BooZe—Review

  • Michael –  Yellow Tail Merlot with Simply Cranberry Juice
  • Barry – The LAST Park Bench Porter
  • Joel –  Nothin’

Days of our Lives

  • Barry – Nor’ Eastah on Tuesday
  • Michael – Welcome back to the land of ice and snow, and watch out where … warm, cold, wind, snow, more cold.
  • Barry -Daylight saving tonight
  • Michael – caught up with another old friend.
  • Barry – At the end of the day
  • Michael – The Uke is in the shop for repairs.
  • Barry – The Black Cow Burger Bar
  • Michael – New Studio V project on hold.

Geek Corner

  • Michael – Major change to Overcast UI
  • Barry – I have Nougat!
  • Michael – listening to last LN-QRM, every time we said Hey Siri, my phone triggered while we were driving.
  • Barry – tasker app
  • Barry – Greenify app
  • Barry – signal text app

The Bland Tour (Formally Bottom Gear)

  • Joel – Rambo is ram-busted…a brake line bites the dust…. but it’s got a new serpentine belt.
  • Barry – Tried on a 2017 Rav4
  • Michael – Shuttlecraft update

Entertainment Last Month

  • Barry – Hearst Broadcasting (WMUR Ch9 in NH, WCVB Ch5 in Boston) off Dish
  • Barry – NewsOn app on Roku saves the day
  • Barry – Improvised Star Trek
  • Barry – New Hampshire After Hours

Musical Guest: Club Nouveau with “Lean on Me”  

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

LN-QRM 230: The Snow Edition

Recorded: 18 February 2017

Hosts: Joel, Barry & Michael

Podcaster’s Anonymous BooZe—Review

  • Michael –  Kettle One Black Russian
  • Barry – Port
  • Joel –  CB Brandy and Ginger ale

Days of our Lives

  • Barry – Snow! (But not as much as Barty)
  • Michael – Chris is holding down the fort.
  • Joel –    New addition to the family-Sherlock min pin
  • Barry – Cleaning off the work bench
  • Barry – Waiting for my new charging cable… Via DHL (oh boy)
  • Michael – Send Pasty’s and Red Metal Amber.

Geek Corner

  • Michael – Nokia 6340i
  • Barry – Samsung Galaxy 8 announcements
  • Barry – Cell phone companies all now have limited unlimited plans
  • Michael – 60dB app. The problem is you have to look left, way left for content

The Bland Tour (Formally Bottom Gear)

  • Michael – Shuttlecraft has multiple trips to the service garage. Full impulse power has been restored.

Entertainment Last Month

  • Michael – We’ve become cord cutters (on multiple levels)
  • Barry – NH Channel 50 sold its frequencies at the FCC auction – It’s shutting down
  • Barry – New Hampshire after Hours is back

Musical Guest: Slug is Doug with 135 for 45  (Working on new Album “Food for Thought”)

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

LN-QRM 229: The Rodent Saw His Shadow

Recorded: 4 February 2017

Hosts: Joel, Barry & Michael

Podcaster’s Anonymous BooZe—Review

  • Michael –  Black Russian chased by A&W Root Beer
  • Barry – Coke Zero… That’s it
  • Joel – Sam Adams Boston Lager

Days of our Lives

  • Barry – An Event
  • Joel – More Dr.’s Visits and lots of Daytime TV—–HELP! I  did watch Groundhog Day 4 times in a row.
  • Michael – A long overdue visit with my cousin.

Broken News

  • Executive Orders
  • More Protests
  • Phil saw his shadow… 6 more weeks of Winter
  • Michael – Ground Hog Day in Woodstock

Geek Corner

  • Barry – New Galaxy tablets to be announced
  • Joel – I’m missing some of my Galaxy’s features expandable memory being one of the biggest.
  • Barry – Ordered a MagConnect charger cable for the car
  • Barry – Can’t find Hype Bluetooth adaptor anywhere!
  • Barry – Multiple Mac Display control is fabulous!
  • Michael – Note To Self Project

The Bland Tour (Formally Bottom Gear)

  • Barry – Sheer bolt cleared!
  • Michael – Tractor update
  • Joel – The Jeepster went to Dr. Kenny’s because I beat the bag out of it for safety of course.
  • Joel – Goldfinger has left the building.
  • Michael – ShuttleCraft update – need some local docking station work before returning home.

Entertainment Last Month

  • Barry – The Expanse is back
  • Joel – The Colony
  • Barry – Revisited the show Newhart on Hulu
  • Michael – looking to drop DirectTV – cutting the cord

Musical Guest: Blue Oyster Cult with Don’t Fear the Reaper

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

LN-QRM 228: January Blahs

Recorded: 21 January 2017

Hosts: Joel, Barry & Michael

Podcaster’s Anonymous BooZe—Review

  • Michael –  Black Russian, with an A&W Root Beer Chaser
  • Barry – A Popped Cherry
  • Joel – Christian Bros. -n- Coke

Days of our Lives

  • Barry – Been sickly
  • Barry – QRM Studio status: Final wall painted, TV Mounted
  • Barry – Now I have a trigger finger on my left hand
  • Joel – I’m still broken…more shots to come.. And PT begins
  • Michael – Road trip – thanks for the support from the tribe 🙂

Broken News

  • New President
  • Lots of Protests

Geek Corner

  • Barry – Another “Magic Antenna”: Kodi on a Raspberry Pi
  • Joel – A new fm transmitter for the drive to the doctor’s appt.
  • Michael – Road test of Netflix download feature (love it!)

The Bland Tour (Formally Bottom Gear)

  • Barry – Sheer bolt won’t budge
  • Joel – The Jeepster is coming home this week
  • Michael – The grade was too Shear for my wife 🙂

Entertainment Last Month

  • Barry – New service called…. Hulu
  • Barry – Banished
  • Michael – Enterprise & Episode 24 and 25 of Phineas and Ferb Season 4
  • Joel – Tom Hardy’s “Taboo” on the FX channel Tuesday nights  @10  a dark moody drama set in England in 1812 with supernatural overtones  , and a steampunk feel…. I really like it.

Musical Guest: Slug with Pizza Pie How I loved You”

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

LN-QRM 227: Happy New Year!

Recorded: 1 January 2017

Hosts: Joel, Barry & Michael

Podcaster’s Anonymous BooZe—Review

  • Michael –  Yellow Tail Merlot & Cranberry Juice
  • Barry – Jiminy Zero
  • Joel – Prescription drugs

Days of our Lives

  • Barry – The big storm that wasn’t
  • Michael – Waiting for snowfall totals to see if we beat the 1978 record for December – need to shovel house roof soon!
  • Barry – Santa brought me arms!
  • Michael – Is this where we can view the fireworks? (yes, yes, it is!)
  • Barry – New setup for the QRM Studios
  • Michael – Wiring for the new Studio V now in progress
  • Barry – The Egg-tastic

Broken News

  • Carrie Fisher gone
  • Debbie Reynolds a day later
  • Christopher Williams
  • Vera Rubin,  Richard Adams

Geek Corner

  • Barry – Alexa is here
  • Barry – Wireless charging for the Galaxy 7s
  • Michael – Hype Bluetooth Adapter(s)
  • Barry – New My Passport drive for local backups

The Bland Tour (Formally Bottom Gear)

  • Barry – Only two sheer bolt replacements on the JD so far!
  • Michael – Shear bolts, diesel fuel filters, and maintenance oh my

Entertainment Last Month

  • Barry – Suicide Squad
  • Barry – West World
  • Barry – Doctor Who Christmas Special
  • Barry – Sherlock New Years Special tonight

Musical Guest: Alexa with Answer in the Morning

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

LN-QRM 226: Christmas Time is Here

Recorded: 17 December 2016

Hosts: Barry & Michael

Podcaster’s Anonymous BooZe—Review

  • Michael –  Cranberry Juice and Yellow Tail merlot – warmed – in a Contigo thermos
  • Barry – Jiminy Zero

Days of our Lives

  • Barry – Snow and cold, but it’s a dusting compared to the U. P.
  • Michael – snow snow snow snow snow snow snow snow  – Mighty Sable trial by snow for EMS shift, It’s that Brockway time of year. “Oh look, another winter weather advisory / warning / blizzard / gail” alert from NWS.
  • Barry  – The Jaffrey Christmas tree lighting and Farrell children
  • Barry – Woodstock, Vt Wassail festival

Broken News

  • John Glenn passes away
  • Buzz Aldrin evacuated from South Pole
  • The Electoral College meets Monday at the various State capitols

Geek Corner

  • Michael – Mario Run, and – still playing Clash of Clans – every two weeks or so… (PokeMon Go and Ingress, locally)
  • Barry – Pandora’s off-line channels
  • Michael – Old iPhone 5S has become my snow blowing podcast / Pandora player.
  • Barry – iTunes sucks! Stream only songs that I uploaded!
  • Michael – IOS 10.2 is out, better battery life for me, broke some apps
  • Barry – New under-glass fingerprint tech should be in next iPhone and Galaxy

The Bland Tour (Formally Bottom Gear)

  • Michael – Family Truckster gets it’s usual u-Joint replacements for the Holidays
  • Michael – tractor shakedown cruise continues.

Entertainment Last Month

  • Michael – Netflix – For the Love of Spock
  • Barry – Podcast: Improvised Star Trek
  • Michael – Class –Doctor Who spinoff
  • Barry – Rick & Morty

Musical Guest: Airmen of Note with We Three Kings

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

LN-QRM 225: Bolens Fever

Recorded: 3 December 2016

Hosts: Joel, Barry & Michael

Podcaster’s Anonymous BooZe—Review

  • Michael –  Something measured in proof! Viridiana Spanish wine
  • Barry – Jiminy Zero
  • Joel – Midori Melon Liquor and vodka

Days of our Lives

  • Michael – Secret berry patch video
  • Joel – Dr. Visits, Dr. Visits and more Dr’s visits…next More Shots..yepp friggin ee
  • Michael – Dental Checkup
  • Barry – Thanks to Matoskah, my desk is up in the studio
  • Barry – Christmas decoration from Hell successfully put up
  • Michael – Studio V update
  • Barry – Leaves are officially cleaned up. (Boy is THAT going to cost me!)
  • Barty – Barty? Barty? Barty? Buehler? Buehler?
  • Michael – CNDOP

Broken News

  • Recount!

Geek Corner

  • Michael – iPhone 7 review
  • Barry – OS Monitor app for Android
  • Joel – COD Infinite Warfare finished the campaign
  • Barry – DirecTV Now
  • Michael – Netflix now offers Download and Go
  • Joel – NEW Game (Murder soul suspect) great game! Free with xbox gold

The Bland Tour (Formally Bottom Gear)

  • Michael – Forgot to tighten 2 bolts – You’ll never guess what happens next
  • Barry – The Rav4’s magical tires
  • Michael – The mighty Mercury Sable (needs new name!)
  • Joel – Daisy gets BRAKES!

Entertainment Last Month

  • Barry – Independence Day – Resurgence
  • Michael – Fantastic Beasts and Where To Find Them
  • Barry – Vikings is back with the end of Season 4
  • Michael – Phineas and Ferb is on Netflix!

Musical Guest: The Kongos with “Come With Me Now”

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

LN-QRM 224: Remembering Bob

Recorded: 19 November 2016

Hosts: Joel, Barry & Michael

Podcaster’s Anonymous BooZe—Review

  • Michael –  Copper Harbor pressed Apple Cider and pure Cranberry Juice.
  • Barry – Jiminy Zero
  • Joel – Iced Tea just Iced tea

Days of our Lives

  • Michael – This is the night of Bob’s funeral. A community gathers together.
  • Joel – The first nine shots are done now let’s wait and see what happens, and oh by the way yes it sucks!
  • Barry – The Procedure
  • Michael – Work finally starts on Studio V today, but wait, what’s this?
  • Michael – Let’s do the wave! (Wicked storm arrived. Can you say genny test?) And the road to Saskatchewan is now white.
  • Joel –  New IPV D3 vape mod is here and almost completely off cigarette’s.

Broken News

  • The Elections are over!
  • Trump and Pence…won btw

Geek Corner

  • Barry – New MacBook pro released
  • Barry – New Microsoft surface Studio
  • Michael – New SCBA masks at FD for RIT team
  • Barry – Still liking the Galaxy S7 Edge
  • Joel –   Dumped my Galaxy S5 for an iphone SE
  • Michael – Michael get’s iPhone 7 (256 GB),  Chris and Mark get iPhone 7+ (128 GB) – reviews to follow
  • Barry – Verizon Message+ App
  • Barry – Android Auto App
  • Barry – Outlook is the best email app on the Galaxy S7 Edge
  • Michael – Chris reaches 1 TB storage on her old Mac. Really should set up a NAS

Bottom Gear

  • Barry – Prius fuel door spring broke
  • Joel – Goldfinger—- Is a STUD once again!
  • Barry – Prius has also been winterized
  • Michael – Black Jeep Down! Black Jeep Down!
  • Michael – Tractor project – major progress update
  • Barry – JD winter conversion complete
  • Michael – Chris’s (family truckster) has gone topless, but has new taillight assemblies and new headlights.

Entertainment Last Month

  • Barry – GT (The Grand Tour)
  • Michael – Netflix pick, Space Race
  • Barry – Dirk Gently Holistic Detective Agency
  • Joel – Penny Dreadful (a showtime channel show) watch on Netflix
  • Barry – Designated Survivor
  • Barry – Star Trek Beyond
  • Barry – Boston WHDH Channel 7 says goodbye to NBC on January 1

Musical Guest: T’pau with ‘Heart and Soul’

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