Show 65 – Stages of Twitter Grief, More Rain Events

Houston Flood Logo

Proposed new flag for Houston. Design suggested by Cort McMurray, “Houston needs a new flag. With a flood. And an armadillo.” Illustration by Ken Ellis / Chronicle.

 

Show 65 starts with Bill and Stig discussing what will be coming up on the show and their use of antihistamines. As usual, they also mention their current beers for the recording session.

At 5:16, Stig and Bill begin a discussion on the Houston Tax Day Rain Event. Included in the commentary is analysis on the media coverage and other specifics on totals and more.

Houston Chronicle article – Does Development cause flooding?

Space City Weather – Flooding Review

At 14:29, Stig goes through the five stages of grieving on Twitter after a celebrity dies.

At 22:16, Bill and Stig go over a few things that happened in the Houston Sports world. Stig slams a Texas Ranger broadcast. Bill brings us up to date on Houston Roller Derby. Stig finally has one sticker for all. The show concludes with Bill sharing a new iPad application and Stig discovers something old on YouTube.

Heuristic Shakespeare – The Tempest App

Music featured in this episode:

  • “Let’s Go Crazy” – Incubus (iTunes)
  • “Delirious” – Guy Forsyth (Discogs)
  • “Manic Monday” – Missile Command (Discogs)
  • “Darling Nikki” – Christina Marrs (Discogs)