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 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 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 210: It’s Spring?

Recorded: 2 April 2016

Hosts: Joel, Barry, Barty, & Michael

Podcaster’s Anonymous BooZe—Review

  • Michael –  Water, followed by something stronger when we get home.
  • Barry – Port Wine
  • Joel – Crown and Dr.Pepper
  • Barty –  Poland Springs

Days of our Lives

  • Barry – Peepers!
  • Michael – Disney road trip!
  • Joel-Snow in our spring forecast

Broken News

  • Barry – Brussels Bombed
  •  Barry – Adam Curry follows an ITM flight plan over Texas
  • Barry – Deaths – Joe Garagiola, Ken Howard and Garry Shandling

Geek Corner

  • Barry – Upgraded to iOS 9.3 – 2g on iTunes but 395m on direct download
  • Michael – And … got the 9.3.1 update, twice apparently.
  • Barry – Nightshift in iOS 9.3 is great!
  • Barry – Outside the box thinking now allows me to use overcast
  • Michael – Mark’s iPhone repair update. (Yes he had it in time for Disney)
  • Joel- I’m bidding on a mil-spec FLIP PHONE!
  • Barty – New iPad Pro 12.9″ 128gb with Logitech Create keyboard and Apple Pencil.

Ingress Alert

  • Mark and I played Ingress while at Disney. It’s fun when it’s a father / son activity.

Bottom Gear

  • Nothin

Entertainment Last Month

  • Barry – Childhood’s End on SyFy
  • Michael – Netflix pick, Mysteries at the Museum
  • Barry – Angie Tribeca on tbs
  • Barry – Outlander on Starz

Musical Guest: ZZ Top with “Legs

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

LN-QRM 206: Primarily Happy (they’re leaving!)

Recorded: 6 February 2016

Hosts: Joel, Barry, Barty, & Michael

Podcaster’s Anonymous BooZe—Review

  • Michael – Lemmy
  • Barry – Port
  • Joel – Christian Bros. And Coke
  • Barty – Water

Days of our Lives

  • Barry – Snow comes to town
  • Michael – Been doing a S’ load Shoveling
  • Barty –  Have I mentioned how much I love our new metal roof? 🙂
  • Joel – I found where I can order French burnt peanuts online 25lbs at a time!
  • Barry –  “The Plague” will be gone come Tuesday
  • Michael – Finally time for the tree to come down.
  • Joel –  Thanks to my fellow QRM brothers on the coffee maker recommendation $160.00 in savings not buying coffee per month.
  • Barry –  La-Z Boy Final chapter
  • Michael – Finally getting back out on the cross country skis.
  • Joel – Upgraded my MacBook to El Crapitian
  • Michael – David is home for the evening, home cooking in place…

 

Geek Corner

  • Barry –  New Roku 3 with Voice Search on the way (replacing dying Roku 2)
  • Michael – Was listening to the ‘Dude while shoveling, but…
  • Barry – Trying, once again, to install Windows 10
  • Barry – Called FailPoint to see if new services are available
  • Barty – Edgar Mitchell RIP Apollo 14 Astronaut

Ingress Alert

  • Michael – Eh

Bottom Gear

  • Barry –  Killed two sheer pins on the JD
  • Michael – Still looking for a tractor I can afford – Neighbors JD Blower back up and running.
  • Joel – Dr. Kenny and I did a little 4 wheel’in in BIG RED while plowing and almost got him stuck thank God for a 10″ lift kit and 38″ tires! Woo Who part time!

Entertainment Last Month

  • Barry –  Doctor Who: Bad news and sad news
  • Michael – D5 segment!
  • Barry – Colony
  • Barry – Maurice White RIP
  • Barty – Paul Kantner & Signe Anderson RIP

 

Musical Guest: Earth, Wind and Fire with That’s the Way of the World”

(Trying to convince Anthony to do more Soul Prerogative)

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

LN-QRM 204: The Dreaded Lurgi

Recorded: 9 January 2016

Hosts: Joel, Barry, Barty & Michael

Podcaster’s Anonymous BooZe—Review

  • Barry – Yuengling Lord Chesterfield Ale
  • Joel- Christian Bros. Brandy & Ginger ale
  • Barty – Brandy
  • Michael – Nothing! (yet)

Days of our Lives

  • Barry – Back to work Ugh!
  • Barry – The La-Z-Boy story… Continued
  • Joel – I had the dreaded lurgi off work sick 1 1/2 days
  • Joel – 1978 Robot rebuild Victory!
  • Michael – Snow!

Geek Corner

  • Barry – Not thrilled about the iPhone 7 rumors
  • Michael – Special Geek anniversary!
  • Barry – Lackluster CES (My opinion)

Ingress Alert

  • Barry – Taking a break from the game

Bottom Gear

  • Barry – I just realized… I’m over 200,000… I guess I should change my plugs
  • Barty – I noticed that I am over 6000. Good thing I got the oil changed.
  • Joel – The  Bad wiper hype always use the good ‘ole Anco Winter wiper blades

Entertainment Last Month

  • Joel – Finished watching Season 3 Finale of Defiance needs to be a season 4!
  • Michael – The Physics of Light

Musical Guest: Barry’s picks: Weather Report with “Birdland”

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

LN-QRM 181: Hey look! The numbers are the same forward and backwards!

Recorded: 23 May 2015

Hosts: Joel, Barry & Michael

Podcaster’s Anonymous BooZe–Review

  • Barry –   Beer…lol
  • Joel – Paul Mason Rose Blush

Days of our Lives

  • Barry – I hate pollen!
  • Barry – Mosquitoes the size of crows!
  • Barry – QRM Studios are back in running condition
  • Michael – Cleaning studio V! (And the annual migration of traffic has arrived in my driveway)
  • Michael – JROTC at Calumet High School
  • Joel – Air Force JROTC at Lowell High School
  • Barry – Grilling with a jacket on
  • MIchael – Snow, fog and sun
  • Michael – Don’t forget that compass
  • Michael – Graduation for David

Geek Corner

  • Michael – Using Google Voice again, working great!
  • Barry – Seconds App
  •  Michael – Disable that SMS
  • Joel – Mophie Juice Pak Air for IPhone 4s

Ingress Alert

  • Barry – The frogs are trying to recruit me
  • Michael – Badges, I don’t need no more stinkin badges – for now anyway
  • Michael – Our winter isolation has ended

Bottom Gear

  • Barry – JD oil change time
  • Barry – First lawn cut
  • Barry – Prius is inspected, fixed up and de-Sbarroed.
  • Michael – 2001 doors fit great on a 1997 Jeep, (So do most of the parts I suspect)
  • Michael – International Scout goes 100K

Entertainment Last Month

  • The last David Lettermen show
  • Joel – Game of Thrones

Musical Guest: 1978 Billboard Hot 100 #40 –  Kenny Rogers with “The Gambler”

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

LN-QRM 178: Five Years

Recorded: 25 April 2015 

Hosts: Joel, Barry & Michael

Podcaster’s Anonymous BooZe–Review

  • Barry – Coke zero and Bacardi rum
  • Michael – Dairy Queen Banana Split Blizzard, and a Pepsi
  • Joel – Christian Brothers Brandy and Dr.Pepper

Days of our Lives

  • Barry – LateNite QRM just turned 5 years old
  • Michael – Buy those Girl Scout Cookies, they may save your life one day!
  • Michael – Snow most of this week / Coast Guard Ice Breaker has most ports open now.
  • Barry – The new mailbox is up
  • Barry – The JD is in mower mode
  • Barry – The tent shed did not make it through the winter
  • Barry – The Rails to Trails is looking good!
  • Barry – Ouch 2 5K starts Monday
  • Barry – Dave yelled “QRM” during their Current Geek episode.
  • Michael – Accommodations for MMPR2015: LNQRM Suite?
  • Joel – Work work and more work first the heat died, then two days later I was back on the roof fixing the a/c all on a twisted ankle…lucky me.

Geek Corner

  • Michael – Macstock Conference – and guess where it is…
  • Barry – The latest Yo upgrade sucks! Bluetooth and WIFI not playing well together
  • Michael – Found my hand rework SMT limit this week – TSLP-6 – nope!

Ingress Alert

  • Barry – I got nothin’, but I know Bob can’t wait for this segment

Bottom Gear

  •  Barry – The poll is up
  • Michael – THE Jeep is taking a sabbatical behind the garage, David’s Jeep is running great, no heat, but running great
  • Joel – Goldfinger’s tires are balanced finally.

Entertainment Last Month

  • Michael – PODRUNNER
  • Barry – Dare Devil on Netflix – Did we talk about this yet?
  • Joel – The Last Ship on (Hulu Plus)

 

Musical Guest: 1976 Billboard Hot 100 #40 –  Eric Carmen with “All By Myself”
Theme Song:   Gordon Goodwin’s Big Phat Band “Hit the Ground Running”

LN-QRM 175: HE DID WHAT?!?

Recorded: 28 March 2015

Hosts: Joel, Barry, Barty & Michael
Podcaster’s Anonymous BooZe–Review

  • Joel — Jack Daniels cinnamon bourbon(1st one at 6pm)
  • Barry – Shipyard Chamberlain Pale Ale
  • Barty — Chardonnay for Diner and Brandy for desert
  • Michael – Nothing (He’s driving)

Days of our Lives

  • Barry – SNOW!!!!!
  • Barry – FailPoint web page and electronic billing
  • Barry – Repair work on the QRM Studios begins next week
  • Joel —-Top Gear(BBC) is No More

App Review

  • Barry –Periscope
  • Michael – Meerkat

Ingress Alert

  • Barry – Uniques in Pa and wiped out some big green fields

Bottom Gear

  • Barry – We say goodbye to one of our hosts
  • Barry – The “Incident”
  • Barry – Bring Back Joel Campaign
  • Barry – Fan noise needs to be fixed
  • Barry – Snow tires come off this week… Maybe?
  • Joel —-Snow Tires come off of GoldFinger  at Dr. Kenny’s just in time for the snow!
  • Barry – Prius goes over 190,000

Entertainment Last Month

  • Barry – Ninth season of The Trailer Park Boys is now available on Netflix
  • Joel – Last Man on Earth(Will Forte) plays “Phil Miller”  first season A quirky and really fun show

Musical Guest: 1973 Billboard Hot 100 #40 – Seals and Crofts with “Diamond Girl”
Theme Song:   Gordon Goodwin’s Big Phat Band “Hit the Ground Running”