Episode 220 – Clown Motels, Chonky Bears and Candy Popcorn

Will and Henry talk to Dad about how busy they’ve been, their gripes with their Choir director, Will’s job as a poll worker, Dad’s lukewarm take on politics, the KK Slider cover album of Sufjan Stevens songs, the etymology of “Indian summer,” the demise of the family’s pandemic above-ground pool.  In the News, we discuss the fifty creepiest places in… Read more →

Episode 215 – COVID Anxieties, Vivid Dreams and Loud Animals

Elizabeth and Allison (Mom) talk to Dad about Jersey Shore, the pandemic, Elizabeth’s COVID scare, Dad’s strange and vivid dreams, Allison’s stress dream, Dad’s obsession with Detroit-style pizza, different kinds of pizzas.  In the News, we discuss a chord change that only happens about every seven years for the longest piece of music, David Blaine’s stunt flying over an Arizona… Read more →

Episode 213 – Not-Quite-Extinct Animals, Transparent Toilets and Indian Shakes

Allison (Mom) and Will talk to Dad about school starting, Will’s hipster teachers, the family’s new wifi mesh system, Mom’s issues with wires, Legend of Korra, Allison’s English as a second language group chats, Zoom calls, and teachers who tell bad jokes. In the News, we talk about Somali sengi (elephant shrews) that were recently rediscovered by science, animals that were… Read more →