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  • Love In The Time Of Beavis And Butthead

    January 18th, 2021  |  1 hr 3 mins

    Lords: April and John. Topics: woodworking, mentors and mentorship in general, Advent calendar dice, RAX and Mr. Delicious, and having to poop when entering a bookstore.

  • Going Out For Tacos In Germany

    January 11th, 2021  |  1 hr 7 mins
    jay, john

    Lords: John and Jay. Topics: caring more about news about a thing than the thing itself, saying funny lines from movies, the Terminator 2 soundtrack and the Fairlight CMI 3, the diminishing returns of each console generation, and delicious things we've made recently.

  • How To Travel With A Dishwasher Salmon

    January 4th, 2021  |  1 hr 5 mins
    cornell, mitch

    Lords: Mitch and Chris. Topics: Hades, turning "literally" pedantry back on itself, gasoline toast, mismatched timelines, how The Game (mind game) is not very well designed, and the worst letters of the alphabet.

  • A Real Egg Hobbyist

    December 28th, 2020  |  1 hr 5 mins
    mark, shirley

    Lords: Mark and Shirley. We discuss the trend of positive media, our favorite magic paradigm, why there isn't more Space Wizard fiction, transitioning from being able to cook a dish to being able to cook a meal, yearbooks, and parenting advice.

  • NHS Surveillance Elves

    December 21st, 2020  |  1 hr 5 mins
    alex, shannon

    Lords: Alex and Shannon. We discuss: Youtube channels we like, using ice witch powers for good, why fish have up and down, video games with "lord" in the name, lying to kids about Santa, and building things in the snow.

  • Pachinko Lava Lamp

    December 14th, 2020  |  1 hr 5 mins
    chall, james

    Lords this week: Chris and James. We discuss too-small microwaves, fantasy consoles, recreating pinball in software, the trade-off between customer satisfaction and worker safety, recommending music when you never listen to music recommendations yourself, and relearning how to run.


    December 7th, 2020  |  1 hr 11 mins
    amanda, xander

    Lords this week: Amanda and Xander. We discuss the care and feeding of harpsichords, shareware floppies in grocery stores, the outlandish economic world of Neopets, and running a Beanie Baby empire on 30 minutes of screen time/day.

  • Sparkles On Top Of The Brain

    November 30th, 2020  |  1 hr 13 mins
    elena, tyriq

    Lords this week: Elena and Tyriq. We discuss becoming the old person you want to be, reborrowings, peak dad experience, textual dialects, and the tone deafness test.

  • A Rationale For Mountains

    November 23rd, 2020  |  1 hr 12 mins
    aaron, jonah

    Lords: Aaron and Jonah. We discuss graffitti-based arguments, unphysical physically-motivated procedural content generation, the inventor of "None Pizza With Left Beef" and "Young Sheldon," the hobo code, and designing a game around semantic prime theory.

  • Ethical Snorlax Pasture

    November 16th, 2020  |  1 hr 13 mins
    jp, laura

    Lords this week: Laura and JP. We discusss the least horny sport, the best task-tracking software, driving around with a photo of yourself on your vehicle, gaskets, Pokemon-proofing your house, and sending a film back to 1960.

  • Burger Crimes

    November 9th, 2020  |  1 hr 6 mins
    april, freddie

    Lords: April and Freddie. We discuss burger opinions, replaying Breath of the Wild, changing your chronotype via taking care of a small child, and Vtubers.

  • Stab 'Em Into Place

    November 2nd, 2020  |  1 hr 2 mins
    adina, diener

    Lords this week: Adina and Alex. We discuss anarcho-communism, learning to stick with a project, poorly-understood algorithms, the hidden worlds of each person's living space, and learning all the crafts.

  • Pedialyte Teargas

    October 26th, 2020  |  1 hr 3 mins
    alexanderd, dannyb

    Lords this week: Danny and Alexander. We discuss invisible walls in games, BluBlockers, bees taking their lives into their hands every time they get thirsty, being afraid of dogs that wear people clothes, every response to "thank you" being rude and the multivarious ways being a child genius can screw you.

  • Speak Moistly And Carry A Wet Stick

    October 19th, 2020  |  1 hr 2 mins
    chris, jenni

    Lords: Jenni and Chris. We discuss: mirror galaxy doppelgangers, blaseball, ways to interact with dishwashers, the inventor of roller skates, the cool s again, and every toxic animal in Arizona.

  • I Don't Want To Eat This Bug, Obviously

    October 12th, 2020  |  1 hr 44 secs
    ben, north

    Lords: Ben and Ryan. We discuss: cooking from muscle memory, remembering your mistakes, what we'd have in common with intelligent aliens, the worst thing you've put in your mouth, Nintendo Labo, long anticipated events eventually happening, and accidentally becoming the top resources for earlobe cysts.

  • Big Jesus Retouch Energy

    October 5th, 2020  |  1 hr 2 mins
    chall, kev

    Lords: Kev and Chall. We discuss Rick Astley's Youtube Channel, adjusting for sensory deficiencies, food photography hoaxes, number sizes in game design, and Michael Jackson writing the Sonic 3 soundtrack.