Library cards & — Episode 27

Sam has some library tips and tricks, and Ross automates his life with a nerdy app.

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Show notes

Bamboo & Pokémon GO walks with my family — Episode 26

Stuff other people like

  • Kat: Blankets, because I haven't gotten to use them all summer
  • Jenny Fisher: Outlander. Book/tv
  • Daniel Warshaw : Marriage; today is my twelfth anniversary with @valerietwarshaw :-)
  • Jeff Mueller: Pumpkin spice. Pumpkin farms. Pumpkin beer. Hay rides. Homemade pancakes.
  • Jason Inofuentes: October baseball
  • shd: Good Morning, RVA longreads with their wide variety of topics. How does Ross find/select them?
  • Matt Fisher: Listening to The Misfits and Boris Pickett non-stop from 10/1 til Halloween day.
  • Robert Sterling: Single serve instant coffee by Café Bustelo
  • Chad Ingold: Portugal. The man
  • Joe Foster: The new Danny Brown record (which Chad says has a song with Portugal. The man)
  • Andy Hunter: Taking pictures with a real camera
  • Sarah SeoYun Choi: Lattes, succulents, book shopping at Chop Suey Books
  • Valerie Catrow: When people admit that they are wrong, GIFs of Winston Bishop, my Black n' Red notebook
  • Kamen Gordon: Postseason baseball
  • Robert Martin: Wait, Wait, Don't Tell Me, fern bars, Amy Schumer
  • Brandon Wolf: This clown trend
  • Chris Wolf: Turtles
  • Matthew Freeman: A hurricane named after me, and this gloomy weather
  • Andrea Almond: Orange Kittens
  • Phil Williams: Jalapeño margaritas
  • Charles Merritt: Kroger Clicklist
  • Ashley Ray: home-grown tomatoes and pickled corn
  • Johnny Hugel, Jorge Salgado, Chad Brown, Kevin Clay, Lisa Simms, Jenny Fisher, and Ashley Ray: IT Crowd, Luke Cage, and Gilmore Girls on Netflix; Atlanta on FX; Designated Survivor on FOX; Outlander on STARZ, and High Maintenance on HBO.

Quick Hits

Fantastic Four & ASMR videos — Episode 25

On this episode, Sam tells us all about Marvel's first real superhero comic and Ross...likes whispering?

Stuff other people like!

  • Josh Lamm — Audio books narrated by old British men.
  • Max Hepp-Buchanan — Real bagels. Nate's Bagels have been on my mind for the past month. They are good.
  • Richard Hayes — Peter Chang's Noodles & Dumplings
  • Braxton Tindantle — Soft puppy ears.
  • Prabir Mehta — Going to efffffffing bambooooooo!!!!! And Talking about Aladdin!!!!!!
  • Katie Jonesy — I do have a passion for the relaxing British pond filter videos I watch on YouTube. It's time to watch them again, and I could talk about it for days.
  • Valerie a Catrow — Semi-colons

Show notes

Quick Hits

Gardening & "Little Brother" — Episode 24

This week Ross likes to putter in the garden, while Sam recommends a YA novel about privacy rights.

Follow up

Stuff other people like

  • Kat — walking barefoot on a freshly steam-cleaned floor
  • Jeff Green — Turtles
  • Andrew Hunter — Star Wars: Rebels, Mr. Robot, stroopwafels
  • Star Wars: Kanan comic
  • Robert Sterling — Great Lakes Unflavored Beef Gelatin
  • Chad Ingold — Twitter
  • Larry Kruger — Board games
  • Valerie Catrow — Rhea Butcher, making poop jokes with her kid, and her job
  • Christine Ring — Babies laughing at farts
  • Wikipedia: Fart
  • Hayley DeRoche — The Lizard People podcast
  • Molly Szkotak Hugel — Instagram stories, Kindle Paperwhite, _The Underground Railroad_ by Colson Whitehead
  • Kindle paper white SARLT episode
  • Phil Williams — "the new Carly Rae Jepsen jawn," the Cybertronic Spree
  • Suzanne Hall — Watermelon, All the Light We Cannot See by Anthony Doerr
  • Jason Inofuentes — Split-flap signs
  • 30th street station Philadelphia
  • Kevin Pious — Cortados, beer with watermelon in it
  • Watermelon wheat
  • Chairman Brando — Chill Bill, not driving a 21-year-old car
  • pastense — The new Regina Spektor single

Stuff we like

Weather radio & Penzys Spices — Episode 23

Stuff other people like

  • Tony Scida: Overly-expensive electronics
  • Richard Hayes & Kristel Poole & Shane Jimison: _Stranger Things_ (Kristel also like NOT dropping my iPhone in a toilet; Shane also liked wireless headphones, yeti coolers, and convention bounces)
  • Larissa Sheehan: Hokies
  • Dean Christesen: The Night Of
  • Valerie Catrow: Babybel Cheese
  • Chris Bopst: Electric Football, the only football good for RVA
  • John Reinhold: Stink cheese, beer, and _Preacher_
  • Robin Harris: Pedicures
  • Phil Barbato: Making furniture instead of buying it
  • Blaine Lay: Building a fort with your nieces and nephews, binder clips, going to eat ice cream on vacation, Marty McFly, and RVA Tonight
  • Maggie Tinsley: My backyard chickens

Star Trek & Yard beers — Episode 22

This week we have new hardware! Plus Star Trek and yard beers and things other people like!

Stuff other people like

  • Garet Prior — Mid 1990s NBA All Stars
  • Thad Williams — Mid 80s ACC all-stars
  • Eva Colen — Polemon Go bringing all sorts of humans together
  • Chad Brown — Pokemon Go
  • JR — Voltron
  • Val — Lacroix pamplemousse
  • Max Hepp-Buchanan — mid-1980s choose-your-own-adventure/role playing books called _Lone Wolf)_
  • Tony — The score to the original Maginicifcent Seven

Show notes

  • Ross has a PO Box!

Ross Catrow!
PO Box 25315
Richmond, VA 23260-5315

Not taking a shower & taking the bus — Episode 20

This week Ross likes not taking a shower (which, does that violate the rules of the show?), and Sam definitely likes taking the bus to work.

Things other people like

  • @germerian: Palomino Blackwing 602 ✏️
  • @valeriecatrow: Magnolias (they’re so big and sassy), how runners give each other head nods/waves in solidarity, and @nprpolitics
  • @mattmoment: first wave Ska music. New Chance the Rapper. Zelda games (for story reasons as well as gameplay reasons).
  • @charlestm: I like carrying an extra clean t-shirt in the bag for warm weather. I also like @CheatsMovement and people who use turn signals.
  • @jeffmueller: The Oregon coast, Sleepytime Extra tea, Tweetbot, pictures of my kids.
  • @karencatrow: Softshell crabs.
  • @ploafmaster: Converse's update to the Chuck Taylor shoe, the Chuck II.
  • @colorsoloud: proselytizing Hamilton successfully, having my body tattooed, watching baking shows with my kids