Show 122 – Astros win ALCS, Swedish Death Cleaning

Show 122 starts with a more pleasant recording environment and a few corrections and questions. The pair also talk about what’s coming up on the show.

Musical break – Boyfriend “Love Means”

At 4:36, the segment starts with championship sporting news, specifically the awesomeness that is Dynamo soccer. Stig and Bill then break down the Astros winning the ALCS. Stig tells an old story of Jose Altuve meeting Justin Verlander.

At 13:36, Stig asks you to check out the website at javamuses.javatime.us  Stig then introduces Bill to the concept of Swedish death cleaning which turns into a discussion about keeping all of your music and movie media. The pair also talk about 3D printing for children. Party on the Plaza returns to a new location.

At 22:05, Stig asks Bill about a new app. Bill downloads a new support app. Bill tells us about the upcoming Houston City Streets. The guys wrap the show up sharing what’s new to them.

Show 119 – Houston’s New Beaches, Handling the 24/7 News Cycle

Show 119 starts with Stig verifying Bill’s Instagram account and a little talk about the recording environment. The two reveal their beverage selections and preview what’s coming up on the show.

At 3:57, Stig poses the question, “How do you deal with the 24/7 news cycle?”. Bill and Stig discuss how to cope.

Music Break – William Hong “Rocket Man”

At 15:48, Stig mentions the Swamplot photo essay of the silt deposits around Buffalo Bayou. Stig then talks about the UH/Texas Tech game and contrasts that with the Dash game. A bit of news regarding the Texans and Astros is also covered.

At 24:49, Bill and Stig talk about the rain finally returning for the first time since the hurricane and resulting stress.

At 29:20, Bill and Stig wrap up the episode with what’s new for them, Stig highlights a color, Bill mentions some television.

Show 118 – Astros Win AL West, Bill’s Most Excellent Vacation.

Show 118 starts with Bill and Stig discussing their drink selections and why they are drinking what they’re drinking. Also a preview of what’s coming up on the program is included.

At 2:48, Stig and Bill discuss the Astros winning the AL West division. The two talk about the atmosphere at the stadium, some history facts, and looking forward to the next few weeks.

At 9:52, Bill begins the segment talking of his social media accounts. Stig and Bill then talk about Bill’s recent vacation in Galveston and some observations from the island.

At 17:32, Stig and Bill talk a few more aspects of Harvey’s impact downtown. Issues continue to be discovered that one didn’t necessarily expect.

New Beaches of Buffalo Bayou

At 26:36, Stig starts the segment with a new find in the Heights. Bill adds another find from Galveston island.

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 99 – Masturbation Bill, March Madness Deep Picks

Show 99 starts with driving differences between Houston and Denver and notes on what’s coming up on the week’s show.

At 4:20, Stig and Bill begin sharing this week’s beer selections and start a discussion on “Death by Stig”. Bill then shares his observation on this year’s SXSW 100 from NPR along with his plans for his trip. Stig then talks just a bit about Soviet Soviet. Stig and Bill discuss some deep picks for March Madness.

At 17:51, Bill state representative proposes a bill that would actually effect men instead of women for a change.

At 25:09, Stig starts with random news from Minute Maid Park. Bill shares a story from the World Baseball Classic. Also, great deal on Astros tickets are explained. Stig then tell why the pair won’t be attending the USWNT game at BBVA. The segment ends with an update on the Comic Con/Kiki Maroon conflict.

At 34:34, Stig shares his learning of the Resistbot, Bill follows up by sharing possibly too much.

Music featured in this episode:

  • “Mountains” – Prince and the Revolution (iTunes)
  • “Zundoko” – Pink Martini (iTunes)
  • “Thank You Baby” – Pop Kings (Private Collection)
  • “Slut” – Todd Rundgren (iTunes)

 

Show 88 – Take My Coach, Take My Coach Please

Show 88 starts off with a bit of talk about the weather and Stig immediately mentions his drink and Bill’s shares info about his beer.

At 4:06, Stig mentions the large live audience and then talks about moving his company to New Zealand. Bill then talks about personnel shuffles between Houston and Austin, you take our coach – we’ll take your police chief. Stig then mentions the story about the woman on the tarmac at IAH. Bill tells about a band he saw this week.

At 15:24, Stig mentions some details about his L.A. trip. Stig and Bill then talk about the Astros’ new/old player and Tai’s Hill.

At 20:07, Bill promotes his political twitter feed and talks a bit about state officials. Stig mentions his read of Steve Martin’s “The Pleasure of My Company”. Bill updates us on a read and on changes at Fitzgerald’s.

Music featured in this episode:

  • “Suffragette City” – David Bowie  (iTunes)
  • “Calhoun Square” – Prince (YouTube)
  • “Smoke and Mirrors” – Imagine Dragons (iTunes)