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 97 starts with a bit of discussion of what’s coming up on the show. Also mentioned is the upcoming Houston Bike Plan vote at City Hall.
At 4:05, Bill and Stig start the segment with what’s in their glasses. Stig then begins the discussion on the current D.A.’s new policies concerning marijauna. Stig also mentions several previous topics that are back in news again. Bill then tells about a possible new candidate to run in state elections.
At 14:30, Stig talks about the Bike Summit that happened a week or so ago and the various dignitaries taking part and supporting the Houston Bike Plan. Bill talks a little about the University of Texas pulling back on a proposed expansion into Houston. Bill then talks about silly legislative moves about the Chile flag.
At 22:39, Bill and Stig talk about upcoming events around Houston including St. Patrick’s Day and the Buffalo Bayou Regatta. Also discussed is the current art installation at the Cistern. Stig wraps up the segment with a nod to the final episode of Technology Bytes.
The musical interlude is a nod to our friend Conn Wirth who departed much too soon.
At 30:59, Stig references the wake for Bill’s former roommate. Stig then talks about actually breaking his phone. Bill talks about following the Texas legislature on Twitter and then the show ends with a little discussion on the “bathroom” bill.
Show 44 starts with a discussion on beer availability during a rare daytime recording session. Stig previews the topics on the show then.
At 4:42, Bill tells about his weekend on the bayou and all of the celebrations that were taking place this weekend. He also hit Trader’s Village for an Art Car Event.
At 14:20, Stig begins a discussion on the affordability of housing in Houston based on a report from Rice University’s Shell Center of Sustainability.
At 26:12, Bill and Stig compare notes on airports including humorous events at DFW and the dreaded Atlanta Hartsfield.
At 33:56, Stig and Bill bring you up to date on Astros news and obscenities and Texans disappointments. Stig then talks about running across and old friend’s website loaded with great short films. Bill talks about extended jury duty, well as much as the law will allow!
Show 43 starts with Bill and Stig discussing the weekend’s events including going to the Houston Fringe Festival and seeing the latest offering from Cameron Moore. Bill also tells about hosting a birthday party at his house.
At 6:26, Stig begins the discussion about the festivities and dedication of Buffalo Bayou Park this coming weekend. The two also discuss various spots along the park and hours and regulations as well.
At 18:33, Bill tell about KTRU going back on the air after a few years without a transmitter. Here’s a link to a map of coverage. Bill also takes in the last regular Astro’s day game and discovers quite a bit of construction.
At 25:10, Stig debates whether or not baseball season is almost over for Astro fans. The pair also talk about the Texans win and the Dynamo’s standing currently.
At 31:40, Stig wraps up the show discussing music remakes and covers being new again, Bill has a plan to spend the next Sunday at Trader’s Village.