Show 71 – Comicpalooza, Odds & Ends

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Show 71 starts with Stig defending the honor of a former barista. Bill heads out to 11 Below Brewery. Stig then gives a preview of what’s coming up on the show.

At 4:11, Bill discusses his recent outing to Houston Comicpalooza. He also mentions a panel discussion he attended along with a sighting of the incredible Rob Mungle. Finally he tells about getting stuck in the George R. Brown Convention Center.

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At 17:32, Stig starts the sports segment out with some Copa America talk along with some discussion of Mr. Messi. Bill and Stig then discuss the Mexican National team and end the segment with some Houston Roller Derby news.

At 25:00, Stig starts with some good news about coffee. Bill covers some Houston Press reporting on bars including Cottonwood. Stig then has a bit of personal movie news. Bill and Stig end the show with what’s new to them.

Music featured in this episode:

  • “Free Coffee Town” – Ben Folds  (iTunes)
  • “Trapped” – Jimmy Cliff (iTunes)

Show 70 – Orlando, Copa America, and a Scavenger Hunt

Show 70 begins with a story from the road about working too much. Bill and Stig also discuss the heat and drink selections. Also jealous among the local breweries?

At 7:56, Stig begins a discussion on the Orlando tragedy. Included in the discussion were a few positive aspects including a GoFundMe campaign and how Houston would deal with a similar event. The segment ends with Lin-Manuel Miranda’s speech from the Tony awards.

At 17:36, Stig starts the Copa America talk including news from Foxboro, MA and the US team. Also, Brazil goes down amid a controversial play. The segment ends with a listing of the comics that will be appearing at Comic Strip.

At 27:48, Bill and Stig change their drinks and give a bit of NASA news. Bill talks about a recent scavenger hunt he took part in. Stig talks about beer in MA. Bill and Stig discuss about FPSF and why it may not be as appealing as it use to be.

At 38:48, Stig starts the segment with a bit of running talk. The segment continues with Stig talking about the new Paul Simon album, Bill covers developments from the Apple WWDC.

Music featured in this episode:

  • “Pardon Me” – Incubus  (iTunes)
  • “All You Need Is Love” – Jim Sturgess (iTunes)
  • “Broken Revisited” – Tears for Fears (iTunes)
  • “She’s So Cold” – Rolling Stones (iTunes)

Show 69 – Sickness, Settlements, and Baseball

Show 69 starts with a brief discussion of two new bars in town, one in Stig’s neighborhood, one in Bill’s.

At 5:10, Bill talks a little about his continuing illness and Stig discusses his insurance settlement. Stig then points out the error in punctuation in the Texas GOP plank along with more flooding. The pair wrap the segment up with news on the Free Press Summer Fest.

At 23:00, Bill educates on heavy trash pickup in Houston. Stig gets to talk Taylor Swift news again briefly. The upcoming burlesque and comedy show, Comic Strip, is discussed. The segment wraps up with baseball and softball news of the week.

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At 34:21, Bill and Stig wrap the show up with what’s new to them. Bill has a movie from Hulu, Stig goes with a concept.

Music featured in this episode:

  • “Urbania” – Alan Parsons Project  (iTunes)
  • “Wristband” – Paul Simon (iTunes)
  • “We Are Alive” – Golden Youth (iTunes)