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[Ep 834] Smell the Flowers [1:37:48]
Recorded: Sat, 2023-Jun-03 UTC
Published: Mon, 2023-Jun-05 00:39 UTC

On this week's Curmudgeon's Corner, Ivan is out again, so Ed joins Sam on the show. The news driven topics are Biden's pattern of wins and the reports of recordings of Trump implicating himself further on the documents case. But we also have a movie review, some talk about running, and discussion on home ownership and a teaching success in Mississippi.

  • (0:00:22-0:20:28) Cheetah
    • Running and Walking
    • Movie: Low Blow (1986)
  • (0:22:11-0:56:02) Puma
    • Wealth and Home Ownership
    • Biden Wins Again
  • (0:57:09-1:37:21) Jaguar
    • Teaching in Mississippi
    • Trump Tapes

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[Ep 833] Amount of Early [2:08:39]
Recorded: Sat, 2023-May-27 UTC
Published: Sat, 2023-May-27 23:50 UTC

This week on Curmudgeon's Corner, Sam and Ivan discuss the Republican Presidential contenders and the Debt Ceiling situation as the 'newsie' topics. But that's not all! Ivan discusses his son's 5th grade graduation and Britney Griner's return to the WNBA. Meanwhile Sam reviews an old kid's movie, and talks about returning to the office.

  • (0:00:00-0:06:57) Cold Open
  • (0:07:18-0:42:21) Washington
    • Manu's Graduation
    • Movie: The Great Discovery (2008)
  • (0:45:48-1:28:16) Adams
    • Republican Presidential Race
    • Debt Ceiling Situation
  • (1:29:21-2:08:08) Jefferson
    • Britney Griner Return to WNBA
    • Sam Return to Office

[Ep 832] Assume the Position [1:56:15]
Recorded: Sat, 2023-May-20 UTC
Published: Sat, 2023-May-20 23:25 UTC

On this week's Curmudgeon's Corner, Sam and Ivan start out talking about YouTube TV and the movie Tolkien from 2019. After that they get more serious with discussion of Diane Feinstein's situation in the Senate, if Republicans in red states are overreaching and causing a backlash, how the debt limit talks are going, and Montana's TikTok ban. A nice variety as usual. Listen in!

  • (0:00:49-0:30:31) Onesies
    • YouTube TV
    • Movie: Tolkien (2019)
  • (0:31:11-1:16:16) Twosies
    • Dianne Feinstein
    • Republican Overreach
  • (1:17:58-1:55:19) Threesies
    • Debt Limit Talk
    • Montana TikTok Ban

[Ep 831] Health or Death [1:51:56]
Recorded: Sat, 2023-May-13 UTC
Published: Sun, 2023-May-14 18:36 UTC

This week on Curmudgeon's Corner, our fearless cohost Ivan had bad internet, so Sam does one of his infamous solo shows. Of course he talks about Trump stuff, but also the debt limit, and the end of the Covid Emergency. On the lighter side there are reviews of a book (Life, the Universe, and Everything) and a TV show (Better Call Saul). So there you go.

  • (0:00:53-0:21:40) First
    • Book: Life the Universe and Everything (1982)
    • TV: Better Call Saul (2015-2022)
  • (0:22:17-1:02:16) Second
    • Trump and the Media
    • Underestimating Trump
  • (1:03:56-1:51:06) Third
    • Debt Limit Once Again
    • End of Covid Emergency

[Ep 830] Long Way Around [1:37:19]
Recorded: Fri, 2023-May-05 UTC
Published: Mon, 2023-May-08 05:59 UTC

On this week's exciting episode of Curmudgeon's Corner, Ivan brings up travel planning woes, Tucker Carlson, and that drone that exploded over the Kremlin, while Sam chooses to discuss the movie 2010, corruption in politics, and the coronation of King Charles III. Plus some amusing technical difficulties! Great stuff!

  • (0:01:15-0:32:23) Uno
    • Travel Planning Woes
    • Sam Movie: 2010: The Year We Make Contact (1984)
  • (0:34:05-1:11:48) Dos
    • Tucker Carlson Again
    • The Corruption
  • (1:12:51-1:36:36) Tres
    • Kremlin Drone
    • Coronation

[Ep 829] Patch My Hole [2:07:00]
Recorded: Sat, 2023-Apr-29 UTC
Published: Sun, 2023-Apr-30 03:02 UTC

This week on Curmudgeon's Corner, Sam and Ivan talk about Tucker's ouster, geographic sorting due to politics, and the debt ceiling. But also, annoying things about cars, a dog and his pup cups, and reviewing a movie about a video game. Join us!

  • (0:01:04-0:37:04) One
    • Annoying Car Systems
    • Dog Walks and Pup Cups
  • (0:38:07-1:32:02) Two
    • Bye Bye Tucker
    • Geographic Sorting
  • (1:32:39-2:06:16) Three
    • Ivan Movie: Tetris (2023)
    • Debt Ceiling

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