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Podcast: Cold, Dark Nothingness

http://traffic.libsyn.com/technobabble/Cold_Dark_Nothingness_-_S03E12_Tower_of_Technobabble.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | Download | EmbedWe go just a tad dark as we talk about Jedi marriage and nihilism, machines heading out into the inky blackness, mass suicides, mass hysteria, and a host of other uplifting topics. Also, information on how you can see us live at a local upcoming event. If […]

How The Troggs’ Reg Presley Inspired “Spinal Tap”

A dear friend brought this to my attention: http://www.buzzfeed.com/karlstevens/how-the-troggs-reg-presley-inspired-spinal-tap-92g7 Once again, Spinal Tap amazes me. Their finger on the pulse of the music world in the same way that an imbecile performs a tracheotomy on a perfectly well person. Thank God for Spinal Tap. Tweet

Twitter Follower Of The Week!

First I went here… …but then I was told to go here… …which then sent me to a neat article here: http://www.bbc.co.uk/nature/20704172 A NEW NOCTURNAL PRIMATE SPECIES DISCOVERED IN BORNEO!! It’s a new species of slow loris, named Nycticebus kayan, and, uniquely among primates, they have a toxic bite! That’s pretty cool. Thanks Find Bigfoot. They are […]

Podcast: Acid Washed Genes

http://traffic.libsyn.com/technobabble/Acid_Washed_Genes_-_S02E46_Tower_of_Technobabble.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | Download | EmbedThis week, we discuss getting teenage mice drunk, why racists, douchebags and other undesirables on the Internet should expect no mercy or privacy (and why it’s kind of funny when they do), and examine why the scientific method takes such a brutal beating when it comes to […]

Twitter Follower Of The Week!

I’ve been on another UFO kick here lately. I couldn’t really tell you why exactly. These things come in phases, but it’s something I’ve always been fascinated by since I was a wee lad. I would not call myself a believer today. Let’s just say I’m a sucker for a good story. But there are […]

Podcast: Bob Dole’s Junk

http://traffic.libsyn.com/technobabble/Bob_Doles_Junk_-_S02E43_Tower_of_Technobabble.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | Download | EmbedOur show quickly flies off the rails as we talk about, believe it or not, Former Senator and presidential candidate Bob Dole’s genitalia. It’s not quite as gross as it sounds. Almost, but not quite. We also talk about Britney Spears, but back when she was hot. […]

Podcast: Ghost Chewbacca

http://traffic.libsyn.com/technobabble/Ghost_Chewbacca_-_S02E42_Tower_of_Technobabble.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | Download | EmbedIt’s apparently Angry Day at the ol’ Tower – from Towerbot’s depressive spiral to the Conduit’s anger at an (Austrian) national treasure. Pick an opinion and stick with it this week! Show Notes: • Towbot’s not in the Robot Hall of Fame…yet.: http://etc.cmu.edu/site/RHOF_Induction_Ceremony/RHOF2012.html and http://www.robothalloffame.org/news.html • Italian […]

Mawage!

http://www.panoramacg.com/tower/MonicasWedding.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | Download | EmbedAwwwww, our Tower of Technobabble bestie Monica got married this weekend (to Kurt, who we don’t know, but trust is good people – If Monica likes him, that’s good enough for us). Here’s a little Tower shoutout to the happy couple. Huzzah! Tweet

Podcast: Origin Story

http://traffic.libsyn.com/technobabble/Origin_Stories_-_S02E30_Tower_of_Technobabble.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | Download | EmbedWe talk about local cartoonist legend Don Rosa and the opportunity to get your grubby mitts on some of his sweet work. We also talk about crashing space planes and old television programs that the Conduit didn’t get to see as a child because of unfortunate geographic […]