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[Ep 851] Holding It Wrong [2:13:21]
Recorded: Sat, 2023-Sep-30 UTC
Published: Mon, 2023-Oct-02 10:07 UTC

This week on Curmudgeon's Corner, Sam and Ivan talk about Biden Impeachment Inquiry and Trump Fraud Judgements. They talk Trump and Biden's mental decline or lack thereof. And of course they don't forget Senator Gold Bars. That's the newsie stuff. Before that, Ivan's computer and car chargers, a book review, and an acknowledgment of Curmudgeons all over the world.

  • (0:00:00-0:04:17) Appropriate Note
  • (0:04:40-0:45:44) But First
    • Car Charging Infrastructure
    • Book: Robinson Crusoe (1719)
  • (0:47:46-1:28:07) But Second
    • Impeachment Inquiry
    • Senator Gold Bars
  • (1:28:23-2:12:49) But Third
    • Trump vs Biden Mental Acuity
    • Trump Fraud Judgement

Previous 5 Episodes

[Ep 850] Profiles in Ignorance [2:03:43]
Recorded: Fri, 2023-Sep-22 UTC
Published: Sun, 2023-Sep-24 01:58 UTC

On this week's Curmudgeon's Corner, Sam and Ivan are sad that some people aren't completely obsessed by the details of the news like they are and Ivan gives in to the iPhone 15 hype. But the main topics are Rupert retiring and the implications for his news empire, the US House being in disarray, and Election 2024. Plus Sam is sorely tempted by something, but resists.

  • (0:00:00-0:03:11) Cold Open
  • (0:03:30-0:39:10) But First
    • Low Information Citizens
    • iPhone Upgrades
    • Popcorn Temptation
  • (0:40:13-1:03:19) Main One
    • Rupert Retires
    • Fox in Decline
  • (1:04:08-2:03:02) Main Two
    • House in Disarray
    • Election 2024
    • Using Words

[Ep 849] Flexibility Paradigm [1:54:45]
Recorded: Sat, 2023-Sep-16 UTC
Published: Sun, 2023-Sep-17 20:22 UTC

This week on Curmudgeon's Corner, Sam and Ivan talk about strikes, shutdowns, Romney retiring, and the latest Trump stuff. On the lighter side, they discuss how workdays end, and how school days begin. With a few other things in passing as usual. Tune in and enjoy the ride!

  • (0:00:00-0:05:12) Cold Open
  • (0:05:35-0:31:43) But First
    • Quitting Times
    • School Mornings
  • (0:32:51-1:10:28) Economic Stuff
    • Multiple Labor Strikes
    • Government Shutdown?
  • (1:11:34-1:53:43) Hodgepodge
    • Romney Retiring
    • Trump Gag Order?

[Ep 848] Automatic Truth [2:05:08]
Recorded: Sat, 2023-Sep-09 UTC
Published: Sat, 2023-Sep-09 22:09 UTC

On this week's Curmudgeon's Corner, Sam and Ivan give the usual dose of Republican legal drama, with updates on the Proud Boys, that Cheese guy, Meadows, Navarro, and yeah, Trump too. But they also discuss a movie, whale watching, state fairs, and world fairs. Plus some on portable displays, misleading polls, immigration, and even a couple imitation Curmudgeon's Corner shows. Super full. Super fun.

  • (0:00:00-0:02:21) Cold Open
  • (0:02:43-0:44:56) But First
    • Yamazaki Feedback
    • Movie: 97 Minutes (2023)
    • Whale Watching
    • Going to the Fair
  • (0:45:56-1:13:52) Part One
    • Proud Boys Sentences
    • Speedy Trials
    • Meadows Loses
    • The Non-Indicted
    • Navarro Conviction
  • (1:16:32-2:04:30) Part Two
    • Portable Displays
    • Immigration Situation
    • Misleading Polling Hype
    • Election 2024
    • Other Curmudgeons

[Ep 847] Control F [1:53:59]
Recorded: Fri, 2023-Sep-01 UTC
Published: Mon, 2023-Sep-04 23:47 UTC

This week on Curmudgeon's Corner: Sam and Ivan Stuff. Trump Stuff. Other Stuff. But First Stuff. It is a show full of stuffiness. And stuff. Or something like that. In any case, all the usual things you expect on one of these shows. Thrills, chills, and madness. Or maybe your narrator just didn't feel like writing a real description. Enjoy!

  • (0:00:00-0:03:08) Frozen Open
  • (0:03:31-0:33:03) But First
    • Wet AirPods
    • Exercise
    • Ozempic
  • (0:33:33-1:11:56) Trump Stuff
    • Corporate Case
    • Financial Worries
    • Schedules
    • 14th Amendment
    • Weakness
  • (1:13:40-1:53:24) Other Stuff
    • Hurricanes
    • Climate Anomalies
    • Aging Politicians
    • Fyre Festival 2

[Ep 846] Red Alert [1:54:10]
Recorded: Sat, 2023-Aug-26 UTC
Published: Sun, 2023-Aug-27 01:54 UTC

On this week's Curmudgeon's Corner Sam and Ivan discuss alcohol, caffeine, and other substances of interest. Plus Prigozhin's eventful flight, moon related stuff, and what happens when you stay at one company a long time. Oh, what is that you say? What about the politics? OK. Fine. They also hit the Republican presidential debate, signs of Trump weakness, and some updates on all the Trump legal cases. Happy?

  • (0:00:00-0:02:10) Cold Open
  • (0:02:25-0:41:53) But First
    • Selective Substances
    • Corporate Elders
  • (0:43:55-1:34:09) Republicans
    • Tucker Interview Fail
    • Republican Debate
    • Trump Weakness
    • Legal Maneuvers
    • Truth and Consequences
  • (1:34:59-1:53:35) Other Stuff
    • Prigozhin
    • Skipped Topics
    • Moon Shots

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