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

Thrill photo

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 14 – Craig Biggio

Stig and Bill start Show 14 off with a chance to win tickets to the Bayou City Burlesque and Circus Arts Festival – just be the first correct answer and WIN!

Stig covers some Tay Tay corrections from last week and the pair discuss Craig Biggio’s election into the Baseball Hall of Fame.

At 14:30, Bill and Stig discuss the previous week’s football playoff karma along with the upcoming Houston marathon and J.J. Watt’s Charity Classic.

At 24:22, Stig discusses the Golden Globe awards and the film/soundtrack “The Last Waltz”, Bill gives the details on a Politico article, “The Secret History of Women in the Senate” also know as – Naked Senators!

Politico Article

JJ Watt’s Foundation Page

Music featured in this episode:

  • “They Don’t Know” – Paul Wall (iTunes)
  • “Get It Done”
  • “Mad Waltz” – The Band (iTunes)

Show 9 – Planes, Trains, and Automobiles

Show 9 begins with a discussion about the current bicycle hit-and-run trial along with a death row stay of execution.

At 6:11, Bill and Stig begin their discussion of transportation modes.

At 18:37, Stig and Bill discuss the upcoming Bayou City Burlesque and Circus Festival and Taylor Swift

At 23:41, Bill tells us about J.J. Watt’s upcoming appearance on South Park (YouTube) and Stig considers the College Football Playoff rankings.

At 31:42, Bill and Stig wrap up the show with talk about “The Newsroom” and the 24th Ig Nobal Awards.

Music featured in this episode:

  • “Jet” – Paul McCartney and Wings (iTunes)
  • “All I Wanna Do” – Sheryl Crow (iTunes)
  • “Boat of Car” – They Might Be Giants (iTunes)
  • “22” – Taylor Swift (iTunes)
  • “Fly Away” – Black Eyed Peas (iTunes)


Show 8 – Holiday Happening in Houston

Show 8 begins with a discussion of Black Friday.

At 6:18, Stig and Bill discuss various holiday outtings available to get you in the spirit of the holidays in and around Houston.

At 22:48, Bill talks about the Texans win over the Titans and J.J. Watt’s outstanding performance. Stig mentions the dream college matchup will not happen for the Texas Bowl.

At 29:55, Bill tells us about the Amazon Fire TV Stick.

At 37:15, Stig contemplates New Year’s Eve in Las Vegas with QuestLove.

Iceland Sculptures and Festival of Lights at Moody Gardens

Zoo Lights at the Houston Zoo

A Christmas Carol at the Alley Theatre

Glass Blowing Houston – Make an Ornament

Exhibit of Postcards “Snow Magic” by Valentina Kisseleva


Bill’s Holiday Party!! – Leave a comment for more information

Amazon Fire TV Stick

Music featured in this episode:

  • “Oh Well” – Joe Jackson (iTunes)
  • “Josie” – Steely Dan (iTunes)
  • “Fire On The Bayou” – The Neville Brothers (iTunes)