LN-QRM 215: Joke it if they can’t take a f##k

Recorded: 18 June 2016

Hosts: Joel, Barry, Barty, & Michael

Podcaster’s Anonymous BooZe—Review

  • Barry – Bacardi & Zero
  • Michael – Yellow Tail Merlot – a whopping $5.49 a bottle on sale
  • Joel – Calico Jack coconut rum and coke
  • Barty – Samuel Adams Boston Lager

Days of our Lives

  • Barry – Black squirrel has joined our backyard family. Are they rare in NH?
  • Michael – Chris has been on the road the last couple of weeks
  • Joel – new addition to the family a new goat..Buddy!
  • Barry – The Jersey Boys are still here and getting fatter
  • Michael – Real Italian Water Ice coming to the Harbor this summer.
  • Joel – Rockin’ RibFest is tomorrow at Anheuser Busch.
  • Barry – Taking a break from FB… Can’t take the politics
  • Michael – more prep for MMPR16, and Anth posts a killer graphic on Twitter talk group.
  • Joel – The French Drain Connection.

Broken News

  • Orlando Terrorist Attack
  • Disney World alligator attack

Geek Corner

  • Barty – Smart TVs can be so damn dumb!
  • Michael – waiting on Black Flies to subside before raising rest of antennas
  • Barry – WWDC Announcements
  • Barry – ChronoSync update

Bottom Gear

  • David’s Jeep still getting close to 30 MPG
  • Joel – Goldfinger sprung a fuel leak…all better now.
  • Joel – Daisy blows another brake line..at Dr. Kenny’s now.
  • Joel – Debi gets a loaner Jeep and fell in love with it..next buy A Jeep Grand Cherokee

Entertainment Last Month

  • Barry – New Top Gear show… Yea, No!
  • Michael – been watching WWII documentaries on Netflix over last month.
  • Barry – Black Mass

Musical Guest: Harry Nilsson with Everybody’s Talking at Me

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

LN-QRM #142: …and there’s the back of the t-shirt

Recorded: 7 June 2014

Hosts: Joel, Barry, Debbie and Michael


Did you guys listen to the entire last show?
OS X Yosemite
iOS 8
iMessage to me
The frogs have awoken in NH
Additional Kohler Notes
Motorcycle Salute
Bottom Gear Update
Elvira IS out of the game

Musical Guest:Skyline Ridge with “Long Way Home”

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


LN-QRM #141: End of May

Recorded: 31 May 2014

Hosts: Joel, Barry & Michael

NOTE: One of our listeners informed that from 1:58:43  –  2:15:32 the podcast is garbled. I checked the raw recording and it is garbled there. Rather than remove the podcast, I suggest that you skip over this bad section. I apologize for the error and promise to switch from my lame Windows 8.1 system to a Mac for recording as soon as possible.  😉


Michael is mobile (So what else is new)
Barry – Rain, Rain and Rain
Barry – Cubical to 5k update
Joel – Internet problems
Barry – What’s it take to get a lawn mower spark plug?!?
Joel – Entertainment Last Week — carnival- from hbo– excellent tv series
Michael – Calumet Copper Kings Story – rolls into Bottom Gear
Ingress coming to the iPhone on june 14th?
Apple buys Beats
Apple announcements on June 2nd during WWDC
AppleTV update?
Viewer Mail:
Recap on IRS story
Sansa E100
DSC Archive
Show of the Week: The ShaneCast

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

LN-QRM #140: Slow Week

Recorded: 24 May 2014

Hosts: Joel, Barry, Barty & Michael


Barry – Remember what Memorial Day is actually for!
Barry – WWDC is almost here. What will IOS 8 look like?
Barry – New larger iPhone?
Barry – iPad Pro?
Barry – Cubical to 5K update
Barry – Great Mac application: Beamer
Barry – Level 8
Barry – Inducted into the NH Knights of the Octagon

Musical Guest: Skyline Ridge with “Long Way Home”

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

LN-QRM #137: Hook, Line & Sinker

Recorded: 19 April 2014

Hosts: Joel, Barry, Barty & Michael


Michael – Hook , Line, and Sinker
Michael – Another 10 -12 inches of snow. Screw it, we’re leaving it in the driveway!
Michael – Rebuilding the network in Copper Harbor
Barry – Scratching and sweeping the lawn today
Google Glass was on sale to everyone for one day.
WWDC tickets via lottery this year. Michael? Are you in?
Michael – Bottom Gear – Jeep stay in Harbor for now.
Joel – Bottom Gear:  Wilson’s starter decided to pack it in, but a calibrated 2×4 got it to work one more time.
Joel – Program review : Amazon Prime TV show– “The Fades”  a BBC programme
Barry – Program review: Silicon Valley
Clash of Clans
Barry – Quiet this week. Trying to upgrade my town hall
Joel – Getting bored with it and Fast.
Ingress report
Barry – Leveled up to L7
Looks like Levels 9 – 16 are coming
Are the Frogs planning an Easter Surprise?

Musical Guest:3 Blind Mice with “Jack and Billy”

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

LN-QRM #99: The California Trip Recap

Recorded: 23 June 2013

Hosts: Jash, Barry J & Michael


Jash’s Top Gear Moment
WWDC recap
Microsoft reverses its XBox game sharing position
Google’s Project Loon proposes internet distributed by high flying balloonsWhy AT&T And Verizon May Start Charging You More Fee
Midnight Pizza in Copper Harbor – Last Sunday in June
Mike takes down his repeater….

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

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

LN-QRM #98: New Stuff from Apple

Recorded: 16 June 2013

Hosts: Jash, Barry J & Barty


WWDC Keynote
OS X Mavericks
iOS 7
The future of radio and television
XBox One
Sony PS4
XBox 360
Merrimack Rockin Ribfest
Becoming vegetarian
Eating corn on the cob

Musical Guest:  Les Dion with “Godstrong”

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”

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 #48:Another Saturday Night MW3 Slaughter

Recorded: 29 Apr 2012

Hosts: Jash, Barry J. Barty & Michael


2nd round of the COD Saturday Nite Gaming
G Drive is here
WWDC announced and sells out in 2 hours
Michael’s spam filter in his e-mail causes a serious problem this week
92-year-old bootlegger sends thousands of DVDs to deployed soldiers abroad
The Cyber Intelligence Sharing and Protection Act: CISPA explained
New late night podcast: On the Verge
NASA Space Shuttle Enterprise: the NYC fly-by in pictures
Steve Wozniak: Windows Phone is more beautiful and intuitive than Android, it’s ‘no
Woz: Microsoft might have reincarnated Steve Jobs
Trying out iMessage this weekend… but Michael sees one annoying bug already…
Several inches of snow in the Keweenaw on Thursday morning
Bell Buoy back in da Harbor
MacBook Pro Wall Charger bites the dust…

Musical Guest:77 South with “1-800”

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