Show 105 – The Conservatory, Long Term Highway Plans around downtown

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Show 105 starts with blown kegs and disappointment. Also a preview of what is coming up on the show.

At 3:51, Stig gives stats on the Rockets lose, Astros continue to streak! Bill and Stig then discuss a recent 3D visualization of highways around downtown and out 45 North.

At 14:18, Bill and Stig relate their recent trip to the Conservatory, Houston’s underground beer garden. Stig then asks if Sean Spicer has been fired. Stig then a thought on how Sean may be removed from office.

At 20:44, Stig talks about an Instagram shot with Ariel Helvetica only on the website. Bill talks about news in the Texas Legislature. Senator John Cornyn makes news at Texas Southern University by not speaking. Stig and Bill then tell what’s new for them for the week.

Music featured in this episode:

  • “Earth, Wind & Ozzy’s” – DJ Cummerbund (YouTube)
  • “Tears and Sorrow” – Common, Meshell Ndegeocello & Djelimady Tounkara (iTunes)
  • “Which Of Us Is The Fool” – Robert Palmer (iTunes)

Show 104 – Heights Bike Trail and Brewery Tour, Hamburger Mary’s

Show 104 starts off with Stig promising not to talk about his birthday anymore. Bill and Stig then discuss their beer for the week and also what’s coming up on the program.

At 3:48, Bill and Stig discuss the Heights Bike Trail Brewery Tour which included Holler, Platypus, and Eureka Heights.

At 9:55, Stig doesn’t know when summer starts. Stig mentions the production note and using Ben Folds music again. Bill discusses a new marker going up in Glenwood Cemetery on Washington avenue. Bill then tells about funny business out of Austin regarding the Governor and senate bill 4. Stig talks a little about the city proposition on “recapture”.

At 19:31, Bill and Stig talk about day games at Minute Maid Park. Stig also mentions the Dynamo’s perfect home record. Bill and Stig then speak of their recent experience at Hamburger Mary’s. The show ends with the pair telling what’s new to them.

Music featured in this episode:

  • “Mambo Mexicano” – Sergio Mendoza y La Orkesta (iTunes)
  • “Afternoon Delight” – Starland Vocal Band (iTunes)
  • “Lazing on a Sunday Afternoon” – Queen (iTunes)

 

Show 103 – Trump, Bad Bar vs. Good Bar, New Public Art

Show 103 starts with some discontent with Bill and Stig not getting to drink what they really wanted to. Stig also mentions dissing Outlaw Dave. There’s also a preview of what’s coming up on the show.

At 4:54, Stig and Bill discuss the first 100 days of the Trump presidency. Bill makes a Sarah Palin analogy. Stig points out Bill is being out tweeted. The segment ends with the old news of the United and Continental merger.

At 16:05, the sports segment begins with basketball leading off! The history of the Spurs/Rockets rivalry is examined. The Astros continuing success is celebrated and possible shaming of the Rangers in predicted.

At 23:08, Stig talks about the “new” Marfreless and the continuing outstanding Mongoose vs. Cobra. Bill tells about the return of “Party on the Plaza”.

At 31:17, the show wraps up with Stig talking about new public art in the city and Bill being excited about the return of MST3000.

Music featured in this episode:

  • “Shaft” – Incubus (iTunes)
  • “Levi Johnson’s Blues” – Ben Folds and Nick Hornsby (iTunes)
  • “Enough Space” – Foo Fighters (iTunes)
  • “I Got Loaded” – Lil’ Bob and the Lollipops (YouTube)

 

Show 102 – Live from the BCBC, Celebration of Specialness, Dick Code

Wacky Wavey Things at the BCBC

Show 102 starts with a quick discussion on Bill and Stig’s ailments. Bill’s mom goes to a baseball game. The pair goes to break with sound from a first time fan at the BCBC.

At 6:16, Stig and Bill get the first beer at Warehouse Live. Stig upgrades equipment for the Muses and talks about Earth Day and Record Store Day. Bill and Stig then recollect some of their favorite moments over the last 100 shows, including a little sound from the Thrill interview. Show 43 was a big one for Bill. Burlesque artist Matt Finish takes us to break.

At 15:50, Stig brings an eyewitness report from Upper Kirby including a car rally, the breast cancer walk, and firemen. Also, parking meters at Rice Village are discussed. Bill brings a report on the Texas Legislature and Dan Patrick. Burlesque artist Persephone Illyri takes us to break.

At 22:36, Bill and Stig begin the sports segment with Astros and Rockets news, included is a bit of discussion on the Patrick Beverly incident. Stig also covers some changes at the Houston Symphony as well as an upcoming “Music of Prince” show. Ben Folds recent appearance is featured. Burlesque host Nick T’Vegan takes us to break.

At 32:24, the show makes history due to wardrobe. Bill introduces us to the “Dick Code“. Stig looks into the future! Burlesque artist Ariel Helvetica closes the show but there’s a special surprise if you listen through the credits!

Music featured in this episode:

  • “The Way You Move” – Outkast (iTunes)
  • “Candyman” – Christina Aguilera (iTunes)
  • “You Sexy Thing” – Hot Chocolate (iTunes)
  • “Shake” – The Time (iTunes)
  • “Love To Love You Baby” – Donna Summer (iTunes)

 

Show 101 – Art Car Ball and Parade Review

Show 101 starts with Bill and Stig wanting to cover more sports and the fact that they’ve never covered the Houston Zoo on an episode. They finish the intro with their beer selections for the episode.

At 4:23, Bill covers the recent Art Car Ball and Parade having attended both events in person. He describes a few special entries and mentions how the second year for the parade downtown went along with the new location for the Ball.

At 11:27, Stig tells the story about all the sirens in the Dallas Metroplex went off.

Map of Dallas Warning Sirens

At 13:40, Bill and Stig start the sports segment with a bit of Astros talk. The pair then cover the Rockets and playoffs. Stig then talks a bit about the Women’s National Soccer Team and their game in Houston.

At 20:00, Stig takes a week off of politics and talks about Delta’s issues. We also contemplate our status as the fourth or third largest city. Bill talks about a bit of construction downtown.

At 25:40, Stig urges you to attend the Bayou City Burlesque Circus Arts Festival. The show ends with the pair telling what’s new for the week.

Music featured in this episode:

  • “You Could Meet Somebody” – UB40 (iTunes)
  • “Long Time Coming” – Saints of Valory (iTunes)
  • “With Your Two Hands” – The Wind + The Waves (iTunes)
  • “Got No Shadow” – Little Feat (iTunes)
  • “Glass House” – Kaleo (iTunes)

 

 

 

 

 

 

Show 100 – SXSW Review, Health Care Debate, Baseball Time

Show 100 starts with notes and corrections from the last couple of shows. Stig also clarifies who defends Kiki Maroon’s honor. Remember to keep up with the shows, Bill and Stig won’t necessarily give proper references. The segment ends with what’s coming up on the rest of the show.

At 5:07, Bill explains some recording techniques for podcasting. Stig begins the political news with national security and bad sports analogies. Bill reveals his Southwest Conference bias. Stig then explores the health care debate and picks on Louisiana.

At 13:58, Bill gets mentioned with Grinder in a tweet. Bill then reviews and introduces us to a few bands he discovered at SXSW.

Cherry Glazerr, Little Hurricane, Bluebonnets

Stig follows up telling how you can experience SXSW without going.

At 24:20, Stig mentions the Chuck Berry tribute at the Continental Club. Stig also tells the changes at Minute Maid Park, including Torchy’s and “date” night? Bill brings the latest Rick Perry news to the front.

At 33:10, Stig teases the upcoming celebration podcast. Bill covers the texting law in Sugar Land. The pair wraps up the show with what’s new to them.

Music featured in this episode:

  • “Uncertainty” – Jagwar Ma (iTunes)
  • “Meet De Boys On The Battlefront” – Wild Tchoupitoulas (iTunes)
  • “Good As Hell” – Lizzo (iTunes)
  • “Mama” – Genesis (iTunes)