Show 68 – Texas Politics, State GOP Convention, Bathrooms!!

Show 68 starts with beer conversation and what’s coming up on the show, including bathroom legislation and odd happenings in Dallas.

At 3:44, Bill talks about purchasing rain barrels and we compliment Mitch Cohen on the launching of The Market at Sawyer Yards. Bill and Stig then breakdown various happenings at the Texas GOP convention in Dallas. We then answer the question, “Will Texas turn blue?”.

At 14:56, Stig and Bill discuss bathroom judgments and higher education. Bill talks about changing chromosome combinations. Bill wraps the segment with Paxton’s comments on Target’s bathroom policies.

At 28:06, Stig starts with the recent decisions to get rid of Uber and Lyft in Austin. Bill and Stig consider local government making regulations. Stig then gets upset with high definition laundry soap. Bill shares something new to watch, Stig suggests a new music video worth watching.

Music featured in this episode:

  • “Don’t Believe the Hype” – Public Enemy  (iTunes)
  • “Brick” – Ben Folds Five (iTunes)
  • “YYZ” – Rush (iTunes)

Show 67 – $2 Bills, Zoning and Crawfish

Show 67 starts with Stig and Bill talking about this week’s beer selections and previewing what’s coming up on the show.

At 4:15, Stig and Bill talk about their Mother’s Day activities and then just a bit about the Beyonce concert. Bill then reviews the current presidential campaign news. Stig then relates the story about the fiasco over an old $2 bill in Fort Bend county.

At 16:15, Bill and Stig talk a little about crawfish season and the Kentucky Derby. Stig then tell about an A&M pitcher’s no-hitter over the weekend.

A&M No Hitter

At 23:17, Stig gives just a bit of sporting news from the local teams and then Bill and Stig discuss zoning in Houston. The show wraps up with what’s new to Bill and Stig.

Kinder Institute for Urban Research at Rice

Music featured in this episode:

  • “San Francisco” – The Mowgli’s  (iTunes)
  • “For the Love of Money” – The O’Jay’s (iTunes)
  • “Baseball” – Michael Franks (iTunes)

Show 66 – May Events, Oklahoma Worst State Ever?

Show 66 starts with Bill and Stig discussing what is an alt beer along with Bill’s cleanup after the storm. Stig also talks about what is coming up on the episode.

At 5:19, Stig talks about Facebook birthday protocol, then Bill takes up more political goofiness in Oklahoma. Bill and Stig discuss the Uber issue in Austin and fallout from the HERO proposition not passing. Stig ends the segment with a delicate subject for Oklahoma women.

At 16:20, Stig begs for feedback on the website and notes an upcoming spike in Japanese listeners. Bill and Stig then go through a list of several things to do this month in Houston from museums to bike rides to a few concerts.

At 31:12, Stig mentions a new sour beer that he tried this past week, Bill shares something all of us know too well.

Third Ward Bicycle Tour

Blasters Event on Facebook

Music featured in this episode:

  • “Heaven Knows” – The Pretty Reckless (iTunes)
  • “Something in Your Mouth” – Nickelback (iTunes)
  • “Rene and George Magritte with their Dog After the War” – Paul Simon (iTunes)