April 24, 2012 1
Mike Riggs, of Reason Magazine, stops by to ask the panel what they’d rather be doing, career-wise and if they can imagine doing their current jobs for another half-decade or so. ALSO- the stunning return of “What Is Leonard Pierce Looking At On Wikipedia?”
April 18, 2012 1
Guest Ramsey Ess [ramseyess.net, the Wonderful, Thanks. podcast] asks Shek, Leonard, Olivia and RJ what restaurants they’d open, given the chance. In “Say, What’s Good?” you are advised toward restaurants in Louisiana and Philadelphia, graduate school acceptance letters, mac and cheese and mints. ALSO- appropriate ages for rock operas; whiskey. BONUS: The special zombie ammo…
June 8, 2010 Respond
Liz Lent joins Stephen, Andrew, Olivia and RJ to discuss the incursion of technology into our daily lives. How much is too much? Also, RJ gets really irrationally mad about something.
November 17, 2009 Respond
Remember the old days? Mom would whip up a batch of lemonade and we’d all sit around the radio set listening to Fibber McGee and Molly? No, well- how about when everyone would have a topic on the show? We kind of went back to that this week, with the theme being “Complaints.” Thing is,…
June 2, 2009 2
It wasn’t broke, but we tried fixing it. Something new this week with the format. Only one topic, talking about it longer, but not too long, hitting that perfect podcast sweet spot. Shek’s the first one up in this brave new Wasted Words world, asking the group to discuss why it seems inevitable that new…
February 25, 2009 1
So much learning this week. Stephen tells us wondrous things we did not know about aluminum foil, salt and Andrew’s teeth; Olivia picks our brains about the importance of film music; and Shek’s topic has inspired some homework for next week- we each have to write a song of toil for office work. MAN. CRAZY.…
May 5, 2008 Respond
The Wasted Words Gang discusses teamwork, the perfect job, mountain climbing, Microsoft Word, and overly prolific bands.