5. Very Hype About This Apple
November 25th, 2019
1 hr 3 mins 59 secs
About this Episode
- JP recommends Esperpento. http://esperpentotapasrestaurant.com/
- Styger recommends Esperpento and Yamo. https://www.theinfatuation.com/san-francisco/reviews/yamo
- 1:52 A brief history of JP using "Lords" as a comedy word, 2008-present, and why British people will probably never "get" this quasijoke.
- 9:00 Emergency preparedness!
- The SFFD neighborhood emergency response team: https://sf-fire.org/neighborhood-emergency-response-team-nert
- 16:55 The apple with a launch date. https://story.californiasunday.com/cosmic-crisp-apple-launch
- 23:15 Larry asks: "Are there horses"
- Miniature horses as service animals: https://duckduckgo.com/?q=miniature+therapy+horse&ia=images&iax=images
- 28:39 Being an amateur naturalist from another part of the country.
- Sneakers: navigating San Francisco by sound. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=KuIheGaiFLM
- "Watch Dogs 2: Touring San Francisco's Famous Landmarks"
- 43:15 What makes some hotels scarier than others?
- "It should be illegal for horror movies to advertise." https://twitter.com/okexactly/status/1185756975612727297?s=20
- "If you make that film as a bleak drama, then we’re making it for like, an audience of three. So what might be a deterrent to an audience in one genre suddenly becomes a virtue in another, and it just felt like a no-brainer to channel that through a horror-movie filter." https://www.vulture.com/2018/06/hereditarys-ari-aster-breaks-down-his-upsetting-film.html
- Scratch and sniff feelie in Leather Goddesses of Phobos. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Leather_Goddesses_of_Phobos
- Hypothesizing about how much business your internet review gets a small business.
- A restaurant in San Francisco somehow not going out of business.
- Reassuring meme carriers that they are still good people.
- Majestic yet ridiculous muscledudes.
- Dreaming a GDC talk.
- Taking the "lord" title seriously because you are probably ruled by literal lords.
- Our sister podcast across the pond, Topic Senators.
- Distinguishing lords from non-lords by their shoulder armor.
- Preppers going from being a joke to an aspiration.
- Realizing that literally none of your skills would help you in the apocalypse.
- Drinking pee through a Life Straw and it still tasting like pee.
- California-branded disasters.
- Naming your produce via an Internet poll.
- Produce having a launch date.
- Lining up at Safeway for produce's midnight launch.
- Eating berries exclusive to your region.
- Believing horses still exist because you've seen them once.
- Being almost sure horses aren't a hoax.
- Inserting horses into the historical record.
- Duckbilled platypi being obviously bullshit.
- Every platypus having been secretly manufactured by the Tyrell Corporation.
- LA and San Francisco merging because Philip K Dick didn't predict rising construction costs.
- Finding out that miniature horses can be service animals.
- Service ponies in the soup aisle.
- Someone defacing an explanatory sign to make people believe that horses can be service animals.
- Miniature ponies being grandfathered in.
- Everyone choosing the mockingbird as their state bird.
- Being annoyed that trees are the wrong trees.
- Being young enough for them to just be trees I guess.
- The sky being the wrong sky.
- Seeing freeway exit signs for Jupiter.
- The Golden Gate Bridge getting wrecked.
- A story being grounded in geography.
- Stepping out of the movie theater into the neighborhood the movie you saw was set in and feeling like you're still in the movie.
- Everyone's effective hometown being San Francisco because that's where every movie is set.
- Getting experience points for taking selfies.
- The Coit Tower secretly being a giant hologram full of horses.
- The arbitrariness of what makes a hotel scary.
- The horror of a hotel room possibly having bedbugs.
- Not being scared by a movie because you chose to watch it.
- The cute robot doing all the murders.
- The TV edit of Robocop somehow being even more traumatic.
- Sneaking an art house movie into your horror movie.
- No longer being affected by supernatural horror but being terrified of movies with car accidents.
- The implicit social contract that horror movies shouldn't address the horror of real life.
- The ethics of advertising horror movies.
- The ad that places a horrible idea in your mind and promises closure/the antidote if you pay for the full movie.
- Buying a tub of baked beans at the concession stand and feeling good for five minutes.
- Refilling the essential oil cartridge for gunfire.
- Not wanting to smell Bioshock, or most video games really.