LN-QRM #163: Christmas Time is Here

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

Hosts: Joel, Barry & Michael


  • 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)


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


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


  • 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.


  • 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 #155: From the Suburbs of Copper Harbor

Recorded: 20 September 2014

Hosts: Joel, Barry, Barty & Michael


This show was done on the fly from the Man Cave in the suburbs of Copper Harbor. Just sit back and enjoy.

Musical Guest: Christopher Cross with “Sailing”

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


LN-QRM #153: Beautiful Brides Playing Ingress (It’s an inside joke)

Recorded: 6 September 2014

Hosts: Joel, Barry & Michael


  • Barry – Auntie Em! Auntie Em!
  • Barry – Level 10!
  • Michael – Jeep back into the Jeep Doctor for some Navigational and Warp Drive work
  • Michael – Truck serviced also (oil / filter / parking brake / turn signal wiring and bulb / etc, etc)
  • Michael – post Labor Day Copper Harbor
  • Michael – Coax / and parts are in!
  • Michael – waiting on replacement of ProJive cord.

Musical Guest: Earth, Wind & Fire with “September”

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

LN-QRM #121: By Your Command

Recorded: 14 December 2013

Hosts: Joel, Barry & Michael


The wx control power of a new snowblower has worn off
Barry debuts in first professional play
Curry (not Adam) burns twice
Copper Harbor is going for the record this year!
40”+ of new snow in the Keweenaw since last weeks show
The family truckster is home!
Google buys Boston Dynamics, the world’s scariest robot developer
Chinese unmanned spacecraft lands on moon
I’m Here I’m Here!
1&1 does not equal a connection
snowmobiling by night

Musical Guest: Geoff Smith with “Christmas Time Around the World”

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


LN-QRM #113: Go Copper Kings!

Recorded: 19 October 2013

Hosts: Joel, Barry & Michael


Live at the Copper Kings home football game
It’s over… just in time (was there any doubt)
Keene Pumpkin Festival is on Saturday – Going for a Guinness record
Copper Harbor – At the end of the earth plus 42
Oreos More Addictive Than CocaineApple gathering on Oct 22
The heat is on for the Washington Redskins to change their name

Musical Guest: John Torres with “The Best in Me”

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

LN-QRM #107: Better L(a)TE than Never

Recorded: 1 September 2013

Hosts: Joel, Barry J, Barty & Michael


AT&T’s Peterborough cell tower has finally been upgraded to LTE
Who will replace Steve Ballmer
Apple news
Lightning strike in Copper Harbor
Fool on the Hill is closed 🙁
Parallels Desktop 9 is available and it’s great
Google Maps located my work place some place new. Is this the Waze effect?
The holidays are coming!
Road names
Bottom Gear

Musical Guest: Sasha Aaron with “Not Today”

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

LN-QRM #92: Michael is going to WWDC!

Recorded: 28 April 2013
Hosts: Jash, Barry J, Barty & Michael


312 inches for the year (I hope we’re done)
After weeks of a storm every 3 days, we get a reprieve.
The WWDC saga
WWDC 2013 tickets go on sale, sell out in under 2 minutes
Apple is offering WWDC tickets to some developers who didn’t get a chance to purchase
Facebook for iOS gains ‘ChatHeads’
Mailbox email app for iPhone removes reservation system
Google Babel to have iOS client at launch
Apple expands Mac accessory line to over 4,700 US Radio Shacks
Yahoo! for iOS adds Summly integration
XM Radio
Vermont Telephone Company’s gigabit internet service is live
Aereo announces plans to launch in Boston on May 15
Netflix is now larger than HBO, now offers $12 family plan
New Xbox
Barty’s on 4 square!
Home improvement stuff (shower – kitchen sink)
Gonna run out of Propane tonight. Surprise
A river flows throw it, too bad it’s a driveway.
A walk to the falls
My Boots Came In!
7.033, 14.033, ITM!
Laughing at clips from 3rd anniversary
Awesome Montage!
802.16 soon!

Musical Guest:Mikey And The Drags with “Spill Your Guts”
Theme Song: Gordon Goodwin’s Big Phat Band “Hit the Ground Running”

LN-QRM #79: We’ll give up our guns when the Government gives up theirs

Recorded: 13 January 2013

Hosts: Jash, Barry J & Michael


Copper Harbor power failures (plural)
CNET Parent CBS Blocks Review and Award To Dish Over Legal Dispute
Gun Control
Apple and Mozilla Block Vulnerable Java Plug-ins
FAA To Investigate 787 Dreamliner
Star Wars Live-Action Show Could Still Happen
IBM’s Watson Gets a Swear Filter After Learning the Urban Dictionary
Boston Declares Health Emergency Due To Massive Flu Outbreak
Man Charged With HIPAA Violations For Video Taping Police
Microsoft Axing Messenger On March 15th
Aaron Swartz
Asteroid has missed us (Apophis), all is well until 2036… has ANYONE paid attention to Feb 15th? (21,500 miles estimated pass)
Michael’s friends para sledding down Lake Fanny Hooe
Both vehicles back up and running.
Chris in a photo shoot
New wind generator project – test unit starts generating power at 6 MPH.
A little more throwie, a little less drinkie
New Media Awards
Dead DSLR 🙁
Robotics competition for David
Student driver

Musical Guest: David Philips with “Link In The Chain”

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

LN-QRM #78: Hangout still has Hangups

Recorded: 6 January 2013

Hosts: Barry J, Barty & Michael


Is Apple really buying WAZE?
CES this week
First 55“ OLED Tv for only $10,000
Yesterday Marty McFly went back to the future… Where’s my hoverboard??
(Er’, actually he’s due 10-21-2015… mjm)
I wrote “Hoverboard” as “Hover Board“ and Google corrected my spelling
Current cable channel sold to Al Jazeera
Engineer Petitions White House for Real-Life Starship Enterprise
Four Square Wars – 557 and counting
Dart League in Copper Harbor

Musical Guest:The Hex Bombs with “Bottles and Fists”

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

LN-QRM #26: Pizza Party!!!

I know, it’s been over a month since the last podcast. Jash, Michael and I have been busy. So we decided to make it up to you with this long…. long podcast featuring the Brockway Mountain Midnight Pizza Party. It’s an annual event up in Yooper Country that Michael and his family go to every year. But… don’t worry. We still get enough geeky tech-talk in. Enjoy.

Hosts: Barry J & Michael 


Rain, rain go away!

Summer Solstice Brockway Mountain Pizza Party
Black flies, mosquitoes and deer flies, oh my!
No water means well pump replacement
4th of July means 3 for 9er week!
Michael & his Mom on a cruise from Boston to Montreal
Ambulance in Copper Harbor going live on the 4th of July weekend

Gadgets & Games
Apple announces IOS 5, OS X Lion and iCloud
Live TV coming to Xbox
Don’t put your iPhone in a ziplock bag
Call of Duty – Modern Warfare 3 – O M G!!!!
Halo 4 is also coming soon
HP OfficeJet Pro is a cool multifunction printer
No Agenda Podcast and the No Agenda Stream

Check out Political QRM
They’re BA-ACK! Frickin’ politicians
Political signs on the road already? REALLY?
Peter Faulk – aka Columbo is dead at age 83

Musical Guest: Edwin Derricutt with his song “3 Minutes 23″

Theme Song: Gordon Goodwin’s Big Phat BandHit the Ground Running