Show 110 – Astros All Stars and XanaDudes

Show 110 starts with a the brewer’s description of Stig’s beer the usual preview of what’s coming up on the show.

At 3:53, Stig and Bill talk about the Astros current performance and the selection of several players to the All Star Game. Stig also mentions the “new” pitcher with the worst ERA on the team.

At 12:59, Bill and Stig talk about the band, XanaDudes – Now We Are Here.

At 18:11, Stig builds bridges between the Astros and Yankees. Bill explains a new change in recycling in the city of Houston. A little disappointment in the Dynamo’s road performance is covered along with a little upcoming international soccer.

Concacaf Gold Cup

At 25:09, Bill and Stig discuss what’s new for each of them which includes podcast and plants.

Music featured in this episode:

  • “Everybody Is A Star” – Sly and The Family Stone (iTunes)
  • “Nothing’s Gonna Bring Me Down” – David Baerwald (iTunes)
  • “Shake It Up” – The Cars (iTunes)
  • “No Good” – Kaleo (iTunes)

Show 109 – Pride Parade, Texas Travel Ban?, Metallica

Show 109 starts with a discussion of spoiled beer and current drinks. Also mentioned is what’s coming up on the show.

At 3:55, Bill and Stig give insights to the recent Pride Parade and talk a little about the changes over the years. Included is some analysis on the downtown location.

At 11:19, Stig tells about finally seeing a show at the NERG, it was Metallica.

At 15:44, Stig talks about getting a new, unwanted follower on Twitter. Bill covers Governor Abbott, Mayor Turner and his involvement with Houston being a sanctuary city, and a proposed Travel Ban to Texas!?

At 25:37, Stig has Astro and Dynamo news. He also mentions a small bit about former newscaster, Bob Boudreaux.

At 31:28, the show closes with both fine arts talk and a not-so-smart TV after all.

Music featured in this episode:

  • “Scared” – Delta Rae (iTunes)
  • “Lightning Bolt” – Jake Bugg (iTunes)
  • “Hit The Lights” – Metallica (recorded live at NRG)
  • “Can’t Stop Dancin'” – Becky G (iTunes)
  • “So Good” – J. Geils Band (iTunes)


Show 108 – Sid Miller, Rainbow Crosswalk, Love Letters

Show 108 starts a rare daytime recording with a discussion of what Bill and Stig are drinking and a preview of what’s coming up on the show.

At 3:49, Stig corrects a few statements about the Texas legislature. Bill then gives his opinion on the upcoming Health Care bill. Stig talks for a moment about the pair of blue jays that are building a nest in his windowsill. Bill brings up a few mistakes Sid Miller has made lately and Stig wants Sean Spicer’s job.

At 11:36, the sports segment gets moved up and Stig begins by talking about the Astros in Oakland. Stig then gives a little additional information about the new Dash coach and updates on the performances of both the Dash and Dynamo. The segment concludes with an unnamed source’s view on the Astrodome.

At 19:45, Bill and Stig talk about the fact that there are new people in town that have never experienced a tropical storm or hurricane. Bill reports on a local blackout. Stig mentions the new special crosswalk.

At 27:41, Bill gives the scoop on the new law that requires one to be a certain age to get married. Stig has bag news that’s becoming a statewide issue. Stig then shares what’s new to him and Bill follows up with a love letter.

Music featured in this episode:

  • “Number 9” – Moon Hooch (iTunes)
  • “Talkin Loud & Sayin Nothing” – J. Period feat. James Brown
  • “Thunder Clatter” – Wild Cub (iTunes)
  • “Walk Don’t Walk” – Prince and The New Power Generation (iTunes)

Show 107 – Texas Legislation Wins and Losses

Show 107 starts with some discussion about the downtown hotel and lazy river along with drink choices repeating themselves. Also included are some production notes about recording in a bar.

At 3:48, Stig starts a discussion on the completed legislative session. Topics to be included in the special session are mentioned as well as the new texting law. The discussion then turns to more discussion about the Astrodome.

At 13:27, Bill relates the shoving incident that occurred the last day of the session. Stig mentions another incident earlier in the year. Bill then mentions other losers including teachers probably.

At 22:04, Stig and Bill talk a little about the woes of the Houston Astros. The pair then mention a little Dash news.

At 28:14, Stig begins celebrity news with Kesha. Bill mentions the ship commissioning  in Galveston and the discussion turns to guns. The show wraps up with what’s new for each of the hosts.

Music featured in this episode:

  • “Do Me!(Smooth)” – Bell Biv DeVoe (iTunes)
  • “Bathroom In A Bar” – The Side Project (iTunes)
  • “Banana Republic” – The Boomtown Rats (iTunes)
  • “Gold Trans Am” – Ke$ha (iTunes)

Show 106 – Tulsa Art Car Weekend, More Musician Deaths

A rare midweek recording has the guys drinking bigger beers. A preview of what’s coming up is included.

At 3:22, Bill talks about his extensive travels throughout the previous week which included Austin and Tulsa. Bill then talks about the Art Car weekend in Tulsa and compares it to the Houston event. Stig then talks about a new hotel he spent a few days in.

At 12:50, Stig and Bill briefly talk about the U2 concert at the NERG. A general discussion then begins on summer plans.

At 20:15, Stig mentions his brief encounter with Julia Morales. A quick political discussion follows. The guys then discuss a few prominent deaths. The show ends with Bill and Stig discussing what’s new for them.

Music featured in this episode:

  • “The Conflict” – Tears for Fears (iTunes)
  • “Down” – Run The Jewels (iTunes)
  • “Dollar Days” – David Bowie (iTunes)

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

Special Shirts

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)