And on the 201st Show, She Rested (Show #201)

  • Chit chat: Forgetting how to start the show, ignoring Frank, getting reacquainted with the studio
  • Road trip to Dallas: We’re not road trippers, bailing on our busy travel schedule, trying to find Fuzzy’s, manual googling, tasty tacos, meeting the dogs, staying late
  • Marking dad’s birthday: visiting the cemetery, dinner with mom
  • Tech Talk: Apple’s fifth generation iPod nano, what’s all the fuss about iPhone MMS?
  • Other people’s parents
  • Insistent contact
  • Hello kitty: brotherly love is back, following Penelope
  • Feedback city

Link-O-Rama: QN, Tastes Like Burning, Travels of Penelope the Cat, For Whatever Reason, Life of Spaguy’s Wife, The Redboy Podcast, Life on Tap, NYC cocktail bar map, Pizza Go Here

Keep Clam (Show #200)

  • Chit chat: Editing magic, drink update, mom says to let the cats out,

  • Last show loose ends: Thanks to the Spapeople for use of the wildlife bumper, Redboy clips me

  • Canadian vacation, part 2: Drinking and chatting at the lake, thanks again to Rod, Chrystal and the spakids, house at Port Moody, Frank worries about the landlords, all about the appliances, fighting the home theater, learning the Vancouver transit system (podcast tech break), coffee mug colors

  • More vacation fun: food and drink in Vancouver, Lansdale Quay market, suspension bridge, ferry dust, Victoria, bug zoo, tiger skins, bard on the beach, shopping for TexMex in Canada, train versus bus (podcast tech break 2)

  • Back to Seattle: more Ivar’s, separate seating on Alaska Airlines

  • Tech Talk: Frank knows A LOT about the new iPod nano, iPhone 3.1 accesibility

  • Feedback city

gps taking us to Tim Horton's

Link-O-Rama: Life of Spaguy’s Wife, The Redboy Podcast, Tastes Like Burning

Fireball! (Show #199)



Frank and I are joined this week by Rod and Chrystal of Life of Spaguy’s Wife. The spapeople were kind enough to host us at their cabin on Pitt Lake, British Columbia. We also shared some cocktails, as I’m sure you’ll be able to tell.

  • Chit Chat: Propane could explode, what we’ze drinking (with apologies to Borderline) old, new, borrowed, blue, Frank offers to steal booze from other cabins

  • Shelly & Frank’s Travelogue, Seattle edition: We love Ivar’s a LOT, navigating Seattle transit because cars are silly, Museum of Flight, cocktails at Zig Zag Cafe, Vancouver cocktail recommendations

  • Happy Birthday to Me: Riding the train to Vancouver, customs questioning, Shelly tries to tell east from north, birthday dinner with Lorna, Jim, Manager John, and Charlene, brewpub line-up, Rod lies about my beer-drinking habits

  • i don’t call, or use data plans in Canada

  • Our wildlife encounter(tm)

  • No phones, no lights, no motorcars: (shooter break), Frank moves rocks, the boys bond over maintenance, observing the ways people care for the beach and their cabins, Shelly lies in a hammock and plays Tetris, almost out of ice, delicious dinners, Frank reminisces about Kol-Draft Ice, boat ride, Frank takes a tumble, fire by the beach, Neo the dog, (shooter break), outdoor showering, kids, closing lovefest

Link-O-Rama: Life of Spaguy’s Wife, Borderline, Zig Zag Cafe, The Cocktail Spirit, Tastes Like Burning, Fireball, The Redboy Podcast, Frank falls down (video), dock in a storm (video)