LN-QRM 223: Grits, Phones and Leaf Peepers

Recorded: 15 October 2016

Hosts: Joel, Barry & Michael

Podcaster’s Anonymous BooZe—Review

  • Michael –  Yellow Tail Merlot
  • Barry – Coffee (Hot) one each
  • Joel – Captain Morgan-n-Coke

Days of our Lives

  • Barry – Leaf Peepers by the bus load
  • Michael – Ordered 15 yards of driveway gravel to patch The Road To Saskatchewan.
  • Joel – Spinal shots in the future like a lot of them.
  • Barry – New phone!
  • Michael – MTU Huskies Pep Band Concert and special guest.
  • Joel – Winter is coming Fire up the pellet stove. New LifeSmart IR Quarts Heater Model R-W6-WIQH-M (for large rooms) works the Bomb!
  • Barry – Nearfest
  • Michael – Grits season is back upon us

Broken News

  • Are we done with this election yet?

Geek Corner

  • Barry – Samsung Galaxy Note 7 – Buh bye
  • Michael – Galaxy Note 7 is now a weapon in GTA mod? https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=enK5XGETCZM
  • Michael – The Old Swiss Gear Backpack has retired. Long live the new Swiss Gear Backpack!

Bottom Gear

  • Barry – Prius red triangle briefly showed
  • Michael – Mark and David’s Jeep no longer has a back seat.
  • Joel – A new Jeep in the family (its name TBD)
  • Joel – Rambo gets a spare set of wheels and sneakers (thanks Craig’s List)

Entertainment Last Month

  • Barry – West World is good
  • Barry – I missed Timeless
  • Joel – Taking Fire

Musical Guest: Goldfrapp with Ooh La La

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

LN-QRM 221: Winter is Coming

Recorded: 17 September 2016

Hosts: Joel, Barry & Michael

Podcaster’s Anonymous BooZe—Review

  • Michael – Viridiana Wine
  • Barry – Ice Tea
  • Joel – Sam Adams Octoberfest

Days of our Lives

  • Barry – Dodge Ram 1500 vans… Have no leg room
  • Barry – Quick trip to Pa.
  • Michael – One of the Brother-In-Laws in town for the week.
  • Joel – Septic woes …again, but its fixed now.
  • Barry – The results are in. Sammy is allergic to… Himself
  • Michael – Winter is coming (no longer August after all), time to start pulling out the docks, and the Curly Shuffle of stuff in the garage has begun.
  • Michael – Gaming update: Pokemon Go : Clash of Wait for it : Ingress
  • Joel – The Hometown Diner –Awesome Place to Eat!

Broken News

  • Deplorable me
  • Hillary has pneumonia…really?
  • Trump says Obama was born in US

Geek Corner

  • Barry – iPhone 7 debut
  • Barry – Samsung Galaxy Note 7 is on fire!
  • Joel – New UNU battery case is here and 128 gig Samsung SD card
  • Joel – My Galaxy S5 is Alive and I love it!
  • Barry – iOS 10 is released
  • Michael – Mark gets a Mophie Case

Bottom Gear

  • Michael – Mark and I outfit the boys Jeep for Tunes! (And a TPS report)
  • Joel – Daisy’s ass half fell off…FIXED! With sheetrock screws…

Entertainment Last Month

  • Barry – BBC America’s Star Trek 50 Marathon
  • Michael – Long Shadow
  • Barry – Killjoys
  • Michael – History of New Wave – Oliver Rockside

Musical Guest: Men at Work with “Down Under”

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

LN-QRM 220: Back to Concord

Recorded: 03 September 2016

Hosts: Joel, Barry & Michael

Podcaster’s Anonymous BooZe—Review

  • Michael – Twisted Merlot (Shortage on Yellow Tail)
  • Barry – Jiminy Zero
  • Joel – CPinicle “Tropical fruit” vodka and sour mix

Days of our Lives

  • Michael – Traffic stopping event
  • Joel – Doctors appointments, more doctors appointments and still more doctors appointments….. Getting to know the town of Concord real well.
  • Joel – Blew out my left knee again … Hopefully won’t lead to surgery # 3 on it.
  • Barry – Three weeks of CGM
  • Michael – Mark get’s his driver’s license. (David is graciously allowing Mark to use his Jeep)
  • Joel – Our chickens are laying eggs again!
  • Barry – New couch arrived
  • Michael – Moved David back to Michigan Tech last Friday.
  • Joel – All Vape-ing and vaping products will be regulated  by the govt, and illegal by July 2018
  • Barry – Passed the Security+ certification test
  • Michael – General Contractor hired for Studio V upgrade. Entering drawings in LibreCAD for Mac. Work starts October 1st.

Broken News

  • Flooding in Louisiana
  • John McLaughlin, longtime host of ‘McLaughlin Group,’ dies at 89
  • Gene Wilder dies at 83
  • SpaceX rocket blows up on launch pad with FaceTube satellite onboard

Geek Corner

  • Michael – More Amateur Radio tower work completed today.
  • Barry – Another Soundboard: Sound Byte (The one Adam Curry uses)
  • Joel – Yep I bought an old iPhone 4s to upgrade from my flip phone… Until the new iPhone 7 is released.
  • Barry – iPhone announcement on Sept 7th
  • Barry – iOS 9.3.5 patch for zero day hack
  • Barry – OS X 10.11.6 patch also for zero day hack
  • Barry – Hands on Samsung Galaxy note 7 – Nice!
  • Barry – Samsung Galaxy Note 7 recalled due to exploding batteries
  • Joel – WoW no longer runs on the 2010 Mac mini…. Off to the Apple Store we go.. To spec. A new Mac

Bottom Gear

  • Joel – Daisy gets exhausted!

Entertainment Last Month

  • Joel – Watching South Park: Bigger,Longer & Uncut… Where the town of South Park go to war with Canada…funnyish but stupid
  • Barry – Allegiant, the last of the Divergent series
  • Barry – Better Late than Never
  • Michael – Antarctica, A Year On Ice

Musical Guest: Chicago with “Does anybody Really Know What Time It Is?

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

LN-QRM 219: New Studio V Plans!

Recorded: 13 August 2016

Hosts: Joel, Barry & Michael

Podcaster’s Anonymous BooZe—Review

  • Michael – Cranberry Juice with Lemon, and a Coffee and Pepsi, Hole Mole
  • Barry – Yaba daba Dew
  • Joel – Crown Royal (vanilla) and coke
  • Barty – Saranac Legacy IPA

Days of our Lives

  • Barry – The quad antenna is up and pointing to Boston
  • Michael – The mom’s were out here this past week to visit 🙂 – we’re all tired out…
  • Joel – Physical Therapy hurts and sucks!
  • Barry – New insulin pump is up and working. CGM starts Sunday
  • Michael – Closing on the refi to our house scheduled for Friday. (hopefully)
  • Joel – New CPAP headgear has arrived and yippee I can breath again!
  • Michael – Drawing up plans to move Studio V upstairs
  • Michael new glasses and lens for my SCBA are in. (now for backups from Zenni)

Broken News

  • Olympics started (don’t say Olympics)
  • Apparently Mr. Trump asked us 2nd amendment supporters to shoot Hillary because, well, you know, all we ever think about is killing people <sarc>
  •  Kenny Baker, actor behind R2-D2, dies

Geek Corner

  • Barry – IOS 9.3.4 came out (Michael – I’ve had some issues with 9.3.4)
  • Joel – latest WoW update wont run on the 2010 mac time for a new machine
  • Barry – Galaxy Note 7 is out
  • Michael – New “Air Fiber” backhaul to the Harbor in place, 2nd back haul set up to Studio V.

Bottom Gear

  • Michael – Both David and Mark taking their road tests this week. Been doing some minor repairs in preparation for test.
  • Joel- Daisy is on the road again for the final who raa..
  • Michael – The family truckster needs a few more parts again.
  • Joel – Goldfinger looses it starter 30 miles away from home.
  • Joel – My son starts Drivers ed this Monday!

Entertainment Last Month

  • Barry – Secret lives of Pets
  • Michael – Finally watching Firefly for the first time. (Yeh, really)
  • Barry – Playstation Vue vs Sling TV

Musical Guest: Chicago with “25 or 6 to 4

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