Show 77 – The Anger Issue, B Cycles, and Campus Carry

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Show 77 starts off with Stig angry and the beer selections for the week.

At 4:45, Stig starts the second segment off with what is bothering him. Bill and Stig then discuss the very humorous protests on the Austin UT campus over carrying guns. Bill reports on the finals of the Houston Roller Derby. Stig reviews the Lyle Lovett concert at the Hobby Center.

At 15:00, the discussion turns brighter with talk of rainbows and Pride Parades. Bill reports on B Cycle progress in Houston.

At 22:00, there’s a brief talk about the Astros progress. A short discussion then follows on Colin Kaepernick’s protest. Bill wraps the segment up on the upcoming Odd Fellow’s Sausage Fest.

At 31:22, Stig and Bill wrap up the program with what is new for the week, each dealing with alcohol!

Music featured in this episode:

  • “Girl From Impanema Goes To Greenland” – B-52’s  (iTunes)
  • “Here I Am” – Lyle Lovett/Live at the Hobby Center (iTunes)
  • “Drunkard’s Wave” – Asylum Street Spankers (iTunes)
  • “Kill The Lights” – Britney Spears (iTunes)

Show 73 – Roller Derby and New Town in City Offering

Show 73 starts with Bill explaining Stig’s beer style to him. There is a short preview on what is coming up in the show.

At 3:28, Bill and Stig give a review of Comic Strip and some of the antics that took place. Stig and Bill then talk a bit about two separate roller derby bouts. Stig shares a few traveling tips from Miami. Bill shares some Town in City Brewing news for White Linen Night.

At 16:54, Bill and Stig discuss the surging Astros. Stig shares a little Tour de France news. Bill does a short update on Elementary and a Star Trek reboot. Stig complains that vacation planning is too difficult.

At 26:50, Stig and Bill wrap up the show with some things that are new to them found this week.

Music featured in this episode:

  • “Are You Tired?” – U.S. Army Infantry  (iTunes)
  • “Cosmik Debris” – Frank Zappa (iTunes)

 

Show 65 – Stages of Twitter Grief, More Rain Events

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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)

Show 58 – FBI vs Apple, Roller Derby, Olympic Qualifying Soccer Finals

Show 58 starts with Stig and Bill at the secret location and discussing their drinks and 40 Below.

At 4:30, Bill explains some of the details of the FBI and the government’s requests on Apple regarding the iPhone’s software.

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At 15:56, Stig starts the segment with technology troubles. Bill tells about the beginning of Roller Derby season and a few changes that have occurred.

At 24:00, Stig tells about the Women’s Olympic Soccer Qualifiers that took place at BBVA Stadium. He also talks about the Houston Chapter of the American Outlaws.

At 32:50, Bill talks about what’s new to him, the Samantha Bee show – Full Frontal. Stig wraps up the episode with a discussion of The Fisher King and Terry Gilliam.

Houston Roller Derby

Full Frontal with Samantha Bee

Terry Gilliam

Music featured in this episode:

  • “Telephone Line” – Electric Light Orchestra (iTunes)
  • “Password” – Kitty Wells (iTunes)
  • “Brand New Key” – Melanie (iTunes)

Show 37 – Thrill, Houston Roller Derby, and Hard Knocks

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Thrill performs at White Linen Nights

Show 37 begins with Stig and Bill discussing their drinks and what’s coming up on the show.

At 3:37, Bill and Stig review White Linen Nights in the Heights. As part of WLN, the guys got to see the band “Thrill” perform on 19th street.

At 6:21, Stig and Bill talk with Evan and Jake from “Thrill”.

The Facebook page for Thrill.

At 16:58, Bill talks about the fire at the Houston Furniture Bank.

At 23:30, Stig and Bill talk about the Astros continuing to roll, Bill discusses Sunday mornings at Town in City Brewing, Stig takes in a show at Miller Outdoor Theatre, and the pair talk about Texans football. Bill gives a comprehensive wrapup of the Houston Roller Derby season’s finals.

At 32:30, Stig begins the final segment with dental talk and disappointment with HBO’s Hard Knocks series. Bill tells about Metro’s new bus routes that are free this week.

Music featured in this episode:

  • “Unchained” – Van Halen (iTunes)
  • “Blitzkrieg Bop” – Thrill  (live at White Linen Nights)
  • “Leave Me Alone (with My Bottle)” – Dash Rip Rock (iTunes)

Show 22 – The Jinx and Legislative Monkey Business

Show 22 begins with a local State Represenative messing with our craft breweries. There’s also discussion on two other ill-advised bills.

At 10:50, Stig and Bill update the R. Kelly concert plans, Rockets and Dynamo schedules, note that the NCAA Basketball tournament makes a stop at the NRG, and one sticker for all runs into problems.

At 21:04, Bill has some drinking corrections, Stig follows Robert Durst down a long sad hallway, Astroworld is for sale, and Bill promotes G’Raj Mahal and the Roller Derby.

Astroworld for Sale

Houston Roller Derby

Music featured in this episode:

  • “A Case of Coors Beer” – Austin Lounge Lizards (iTunes)
  • “Jackrabbit” – San Fermin  (iTunes)