Top o’ the mornin’ to ya! A very happy Saint Paddy’s Day from us here at The Flix Book Club to you listeners! Episode 14 is Irish-American’s Dennis Rooney’s pick, titled The Quiet Man. It’s a film from 1952 starring The Duke himself, John Wayne and the lovely Maureen O’Hara. Every wanted to marry a girl you met just yesterday, but the only thing standing between you and matrimony is a bullheaded older brother? If so, you should probably watch this flick. It’s funny as hell, and a great way to celebrate the man who drove the snakes outta Ireland. Drop us a comment on the website and tune in next week for KC’s pick, an unrated movie simply called Weekend.
Andrew and Paul discuss new details from Microsoft about Windows 10. Microsoft says Windows 10 is more compressed than ever and has the ability to grab updates from peers. Will getting Windows updates from peers on a local network really speed up updating Windows? Microsoft also announced new ways to log into Windows using facial recognition and your fingerprint. And new Apple TV rumors suggest Apple may be debuting a TV service soon with several TV networks.
Helicopters, high-speed boat ferries, and bridges to nowhere; they’re all part of Rich Parker’s radio engineering travel routine at Coast Alaska. Headquartered in Juneau, Alaska, Rich maintains transmitters in Sitka, Wrangell, Petersburg, and Ketchikan, and after being there for one year he already has some war stories to tell.
Andrew and Spencer talk about their trip this past week to Vegas. How did they rack up a $1200 dinner bill? Spencer explains why you should never drink coffee on an airplane. Andrew talks about powdered alcohol. How does one consume powdered alcohol? Andrew and Spencer talk about their special arrangement they have if their significant others leave them. Andrew, Coco, and Spencer talk about travelling abroad. What does Spencer have against travelling to Europe?
Andrew and John discuss a bevy of announcements from Apple's Spring Forward event including the Apple Watch and new MacBook. Why are there so few ports on the MacBook? HBO Now will debut in April exclusively for iOS devices. When will other platforms get HBO Now, and is it worth the subscription price? And John talks about the new Indiegogo campaign for Alan Tudyk's and Nathan Fillion's comedy called Con Man.
Mat Men is here and we"re bringing the babes! On this episode join Andrew and Rich as they talk all thing pro wrestling, what they like to talk about about the genre, their take on the Road to Wrestlemania, NXT's future, the futures of Rey Mysterio, Samoa Joe, AJ Styles, the amount of wrestling that's out there, the Bill DeMott controversy, and about who is the greatest of all time.