LN-QRM 214: Darth Vaper

Recorded: 4 June 2016

Hosts: Joel, Barry, Barty, & Michael

Podcaster’s Anonymous BooZe—Review

  • Michael – Brickside Brewery Red Amber 3.2 special edition
  • Joel – CBB and Coke
  • Barry – Jiminy 7
  • Barty – Courvoisier Cognac

Days of our Lives

  • Barry – Air conditioners in!
  • Joel– the window a/c’s are installed… Damn it was hot!
  • Michael – Flashpoint!
  • Joel — kicking the cigarettes with a halo Triton Vape
  • Barry – Quick trip to the land of Wawa
  • Michael – Life’s been like a Warren Zevon song lately
  • — digging out around the house and putting in French drains tomorrow .
  • Barry – Somebody tried to play baseball with my mailbox
  • Michael – MMPR16!!!
  • Barry – Marathoned and caught up on all BEEs and MMVHs. I’m now officially certified
  • Michael – Band Rummage Sale!
  • Barry – FailPoint is now my energy provider
  • Joel — finally got the new front door installed onto the little cabin in the woods installed…. A big thank you to my son for the assist.
  • Michael – ping, ping!
  • Barry – The Comfy Chair has been fetched!

Broken News

  • Violent protests at Trump rallies are Trump’s fault
  • Floods in Texas
  • Muhammad Ali dead at 72
  • Thunderbird and Blue Angels aircraft crash on same day
  • Face tube, Google, Twitter all agree to block hate speech as the EU requested

Geek Corner

  • Michael video glide
  • Barry – Two DSL lines, two GB routers, two wifi routers and a load balancer has improved the home network.
  • Barty – Traded in the iPhone 6+ for an SE. Loving the small size, plus it is unlocked.
  • Barry – Time machine is starting to suck, looking into alternatives
  • Michael – good social media response to my HP 15C pic
  • Barry – Checking out music streaming services – Spotify is winning

Bottom Gear

  • Barry – The Grom BT3 is installed in the Prius. I now have a real aux port and built in Bluetooth.
  • Joel – power to the garage is laid in the ground 150 feet long! ..next a bay lift
  • Michael – Keweenaw repair solution

Entertainment Last Month

  • Barty – First artist of the year at Syracuse’s outdoor amphitheater was Ringo Starr.
  • Barry – Wayward Pines is back
  • Barry – Started watching Band of Brothers on HBO Now

Musical Guest: Harry Nilsson with “Coconut”

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

LN-QRM #123: Happy New Year

Recorded: 4 Janurary 2014

Hosts: Joel, Barry, Barty & Michael


It’s fricken cold out there!
Barry– Santa left a Nexus 7 at my house – my review
Joel— HandBrake works awesome thanks Barry!
Joel—-Joel / Santa buy’s not 1 but two MACBOOK laptops review to follow.
Joel—-Joel’s MacBook Arrived today !!!!!! and it’s awesome to play with…..
Joel—-What happens when you trip over the DSL cord coming from the RJ32 jack on the     wall (the desperate rewire to get internet service back up and running in the house).
Joel—-Battlefield 4 for the x-box 360…..I’m not feeling it…..
Barry– Trip to Pa
Barry– Tractor trailer tries to take the Merritt Parkway… Makes it to the first bridge
Barry– Pudge’s Steaks – Blue Bell
Tom Merritt has a new daily tech news show called: The Daily Tech News Show

Musical Guest: Brian Mangum with “You’re The One”

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


LN-QRM #95: Big Week for Google

Recorded: 19 May 2013

Hosts: Jash, Barry J, Barty & Michael


DSL – good!
Bank of America – Finely tuned financial institution
Note on the door when we get home – YIKES!!!
Google I/O reminds me of the what WWDC used to be
Google’s new Hangouts app now available for iPhone and iPadGoogle beats Siri to the Desktop with Google Now-like voice search for ChromeGoogle announces Google Play Music ‘All Access’ streaming serviceGoogle announces Google Play game servicesGoogle Maps coming to iPad this summerApple strikes content deal with CW NetworkApple announces 50 billionth app download winner, awards $10,000 App Store gift cardDirecTV iPhone app adds ‘Voice Search’ feature‘Watch ABC’ app goes live on App Store, brings live TV to New York and Philadelphia
Barry getting a Jawbone Up – Diabetes specialist’s recommendation (I know these guys – Michael)
Regular is $4.40 a gallon in Minnesota and WI, but diesel is $3.90 🙂
Phone call from Rochester
Getting boats and dock ready for the water.
Hotel reservation for WWDC – this should be interesting…
Accommodations in Petaluma
Mayo Bandwidth

Musical Guest: John Torres with “Where We Are”

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

LateNite QRM #43: No Apple talk – FAIL

Recorded: 25 March 2012

Hosts: Jash, Barry J & Michael


Troubled brew is OK again
The Mac Mini is dead, long live the Mac Mini…. or is it?
Jash visits an Apple store for the first time
iPhone Home key can be calibrated
Oh, and the iPad Fire Extinguisher has arrived!
Is Google becoming evil? Greedy? or just sloppy?
Employers want your Facebook passwords
CodeRunner… a cool and different game app
Jash upgrades his DSL
Internet speed tests!
Angry Birds in Space… is AWSOME!
Dark Shadows trailer
NASA Targets April 30th For SpaceX Launch To ISS
Apple makes $1.5 billion in a weekend, sells 3 million new iPads
Is Apple planning its own mobile voice service?
Michael taking a wild guess and think that WWDC is going to be the 11 – 15th
(because he will be in Ottowa on the 10th…)
Live Jazz , Ragtime, Running, visit with mom

Musical Guest: RICK HARRIS with “MYSTERIA”

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