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“Fun Size” Episode 2 — Star Wars: Minority Report

http://traffic.libsyn.com/technobabble/Star_Wars_Minority_Report_-_FS02.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | Download | EmbedDaggor comes in to do a little light file keeping and, basically, rework the biggest movie in history, when he finds himself in the minority when it comes to “The Force Awakens.” Will he keep his card key and Tower entrance codes? Tune in and find out! […]

2014: A banner year for the Tower!

The end of the year is the time for the misty & mushy stuff. I tip my virtual hat to The Conduit, The Repeater and Kentucky Slim for being generous enough to let me hop on their hobo train every now & again. I am most thankful for being a small part of the Big […]

How would YOU spend $250 million?

Interesting video by Pierre Sprey, co-designer of the F-16, putting forth his theories on why the F35 is a total waste of material and money. He says, basically, it’s a jack of all trades, but sucks at all of them. Crap fighter (short wings for VTOL means no maneuverability), crap troop support (no maneuverability means […]

Sit Down and Shut Up

In response to our latest podcast, friend of the show Mark Cockram sent us this from across the pond. While I agree with everything in it, some of them I’ve just grown accustomed to (I think I could ignore someone eating nachos, unless is was a particularly quiet movie), and some I never thought to […]

Podcast: I’m Offended!

http://traffic.libsyn.com/technobabble/Im_Offended-_S04E06_Tower_of_Technobabble.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | Download | EmbedThis week, in what might be our most offensive episode to date, we install a swear jar that goes horribly wrong, discuss why a UFO cult’s idea might be a great thing or a horrible mistake, learn about bigfoot inter-species adoption, find out why Homeless Hank’s body […]

Podcast: OMFG Scat!

http://traffic.libsyn.com/technobabble/OMFG_Scat_-_S04E03_Tower_of_Technobabble.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | Download | EmbedDaggor joins us as we learn some surprising things about Kentucky Slim, and then we take a personality test and see how we stack up against fictional characters. Spoiler alert: There’s not a Kirk in the bunch of us. We then go into why dogs are like […]

Show #3.33 – Sneak Preview!

The Tower gang has been very good today and we all tidied up our rooms – so we got milkshakes! Click here to see a snippet of Episode 3.33: The Season of the Half-A-Witch! Tweet

My Top 5 Things To Prepare For Before They Happen

Top 5 things to plan for before they happen STD’s – Ok podience, I know I don’t need to tell you because you are incredibly worldly people with high iQ’s, listening to a silly podcast, but you should probably pass along this small bit of info…My #1 thing to plan for before they happen is […]

Podcast: Santa-tized

http://traffic.libsyn.com/technobabble/Santa-tized_-_S02E48_Tower_of_Technobabble.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | Download | EmbedThis week, we dive into our Christmas festivities by pointing out that “Rudolph the Red Nose Reindeer” is a terrible, terrible story to tell children, and then go into Christmas myths that aren’t quite as jolly as our modern society is used to. Show Notes: Intro – […]

Dave’s Soapbox: Batman, Guns and Society (and not a lot of Batman)

In our next podcast (coming out tomorrow), we bring in friend of the show Kevin Gibson to talk about the latest Batman film “The Dark Knight Rises.” We never really talked about bringing up the shootings in Colorado because, frankly, we’re not really equipped to do the heavy lifting that that topic really demands in […]