Friend or Noise

hn0016 artworkIt’s time for Hyper Nonsense! The best podcast you’ll hear right now… unless you listen to something (anything) else. We started out the show with ambient furniture noises, which lead into a story of the last couple of chairs I bought from Staples. Jen explains how it feels to never leave the house. We talk about the new social net that’s all the rage with the kids. I relate a story about how my sister’s car was broken into and what happened to her stolen iPod. I’ve been cooking more at home and researching recipes. I discovered that food bloggers can be kinda self-important.We read some listener feedback and we take a look at what American products are called in other countries. And more!

Statelets:

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iPhone Valet

Artwork for HN0015We’re as live as we wanna be on our latest pod! Find out what our loud neighbors are now doing loudly. We have an update on Jen’s claim for disability benefits.  We’re going thru some legal things right now that we’re not talking about. Hear about Jen’s most recent adventures in Sleepy Boos Land. Some lucky person went on a fancy clothes and fine fragrances shopping spree with our debit card. Hear my review of the iPhone 6 Plus. We read some listener feedback (including iTunes reviews!). We covered a news article about how Joan Rivers is endorsing the new iPhone from the other side. And more!

iPhone (((((((Six Plus!)))))):

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iWon’t Pay

hn0014 artworkJust in time for this week to not be over, it’s our latest podisode! We recount our (mostly uneventful) memories of  the September 11th attacks, including the fact that we moved in together that week. We give our thoughts on the big Apple shindig (and its seriously buggy live stream) that went down earlier this week. (iPhone 6? Apple Watch? Meh…) Hear about our exciting adventure in troubleshooting a leaky faucet! And then… scanning and shredding 21 months worth of documents! We also went over some listener feedback and talk about how a disappointed billionaire won’t be able to carve California into six individual states. And more!

A 10,000-word treatise:

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Pod Dodo

Hyper Nonsense Play Button ArtWe’re back with our latest pod! It’s a rare and special show where Jen actually describes herself as “OK!” We tackle some heavy topics such as dreams and how to define “success.” Is coding/programming the only sure bet left in life in terms of paying work? Does money = love? Or is being acknowledged by strangers the only true expression of real love? Is it better to focus on short-term gains and move on? Or is it better to go for the long haul? We discussed the phenomenon of “Internet pile-ons,” specifically the Ice Bucket Challenge and the death of Robin Williams. I recount the story of a crazy guy who asked me about the Battle of Armageddon. We went over some listener feedback and more!

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Getting Tingly With Matt Sams

Hyper Nonsense 0012 artworkWe’ve got an exciting episode for you! Not only are we Starbuckin’ it, but we have our first-ever guest for this iteration of our ongoing pod project. It’s Matt Sams, also known as Somnistatic. Matt has undertaken an ambitious song-a-day project for the year 2014. He’s recording a new song every day and releasing it online. As of this recording, Matt is on song number 239. He’s just about 75% of the way there and he hasn’t missed one day! During the interview, we discuss Matt’s songwriting inspiration/process. We talk about marketing and “making it” as a creative person in the Internet age. We meander thru a couple fun digressions and we play a couple of Matt’s songs.

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Harassment Eagle

Artwork for HN0011Meh. It’s a low-energy kinda day. But we gotta make some pods. You’re welcome and we’re sorry. We’ve got an update on the errant tuna can that magically rolled behind our stove. We recount the story of when we rescued and released a wild bat. We played a sound clip from a recent episode that proves we’re time travelers. Or that the concept of decades really confuses us. Hear the exciting story of our new blender! Our listeners attempted to rescue us from the desert island we’ve been trapped on by sending in some hilarious feedback. We cover a story about a local woman who tried to get friendly with a giraffe and more!

It ain’t gonna work today:

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Better Inputs

Hyper Nonsense episode 10 artworkOn a scale of Scott Weiland to Jim Morrison, how stoned is Jen during this podcast? Find out as we talk about Jen’s adventures in applying for Social Security disability benefits. She saw a doctor last Sunday for an evaluation. The doctor was German. And apparently, very nice! In related news: Jen is sick. All. The Time. (You probably already know that if you’ve listened to the show before.) Jen is now a contributor to Podcaster News. She made an intro video and together, we produced the first episode of the new Podcaster News Show. We read some listener feedback that confirms the existence of the book Pepe Goes North but the mystery of the book’s disappearance from history continues. We’re stuck on a lonely desert island thanks to the lack of iTunes reviews and other listener interactions. Jen read a questionably-worded spam e-mail she received for a website she doesn’t run. And more!

The top left of Google:

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Electric Man and Undervolt!

Hyper Nonsense 0009 artWe’re Starbuckin’ it! Live with hula girls and balloon animals! Not really. We had a conversation about how maybe it’s not so good that we’re married to each other because sickness, disabilities, etc. But it’s likely that normals wouldn’t put up with either one of us for long so maybe it’s all worked out for the best. We’re really killing it in terms of money. We’re doing so well that Jen actually qualifies for Medi-Cal! We’ve got bus-riding refugee kids on the Sweet Pickles Bus. Not really. We recounted the coincidences in which we might’ve met earlier in life (but didn’t). We read some listener comments. Jen’s got another unintentionally funny post from Bubblews. And more!

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Pumps Of Base

Hyper Nonsense episode 0008 artWe’ve still got “leftover” stories from our Las Vegas trip, including mean people on airplanes. Flight attendants with special airplane-healing powers and crazy coffee-drink customers. We received an odd solicitation in the mail from the ‘California Compliance Center?” Pretty sure that’s not legit. We’ll be eating well in August thanks to a gift card we got last year but didn’t redeem until now. Tho, it was unclear at first if the gift card was still valid. Jen read a post from the site Bubblews that was hilarious, but it probably wasn’t meant to be. And more!

Make me got the famous:

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Livin’ In A Pyramid

Art for Hyper Nonsense 0007Last week, we celebrated our 10-year wedding anniversary by visiting Las Vegas. We stayed at a hotel shaped like a pyramid! Jen had a piece of gluten-free carrot cake! Jen had lots of drinks! We hit it big at the blackjack table! (And by “blackjack table,” we really mean the $0.25 electronic blackjack machine.) Annoying salespeople! Lunch with Diablo! Big lights! Elvis Electric! Awkward selfies! More! And more!

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