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Podcast: Evidence and Ignorance

http://traffic.libsyn.com/technobabble/Evidence_and_Ignorance__S07E05_Tower_of_Technobabble.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | Download | EmbedKentucky Slim re-reconsiders some of his past reconsiderations about aliens, and the Conduit tries to capture the zeitgeist of our times, with predictable results.   Show Notes: Göbekli Tepe –  https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/G%C3%B6bekli_Tepe Billy Meier UFO Case – http://www.billymeierufocase.com/index-4.html The Battle of Los Angeles https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Battle_of_Los_Angeles Tweet

Podcast: Old New Stuff

http://traffic.libsyn.com/technobabble/Old_New_Stuff-_S06E02_Tower_of_Technobabble.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | Download | EmbedEverything old is new again it seems, with Star Trek, MST3K and that indie movie from the ’70s, Star Wars, coming back around. This week, we take a look at this trend, as well as examine the Conduit’s new old obsession. Show Notes MST3K Kickstarter project: https://www.kickstarter.com/projects/mst3k/bringbackmst3k […]

Podcast: Better Together, Apparently — S05E11

http://traffic.libsyn.com/technobabble/Better_Together_-_S05E11_Tower_of_Technobabble.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | Download | EmbedThe Conduit regales us with tales of his adventure to Scotland. And by regales, I mean shows us his slides. He witnessed a bloodless attempt at revolution, and somehow managed to avoid scams in Paris. Pro-Independence: http://www.yesscotland.net/ Pro-Union: http://www.bettertogether.net/page/content/thank-you Part of Grand Theft Auto V came from […]

Podcast: The Butler Did It

http://traffic.libsyn.com/technobabble/The_Butler_Did_It_-_S05E01_Tower_of_Technobabble.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | Download | EmbedWe’re back, streamlined and ready for Season 5! We kick things off with stories about enforced typing nostalgia, what’s new at the zoo (escaping wolves, that’s what!) and the problem with grimdire diregrim superhero movies. Welcome back to the Tower! Show Notes: • London Times reporters get […]

Russia just doesn’t get superheros.

A quick article shows us that vandals/artists par excellence have been painting Russian monuments to resemble superhero characters… *insert musical sting here*… AMERICAN superheros! Not having a sense of humor, Russian authorities want this to stop immediately because they share the same lack of enthusiasm for costume-clad heroes with our own Repeater. Among the supernatural creatures […]

Podcast: We Live as We Dream

http://traffic.libsyn.com/technobabble/We_Live_as_We_Dream_-_S04E23_Tower_of_Technobabble.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | Download | EmbedScience advisor Rich joins us as we discuss the amount of ass our childhood heroes kicked, the strange case of a man with epic insomnia, the approaching artificial intelligence apocalypse that Towerbot’s warned them about for years and the sad fate of computer pioneer Alan Turing. Show […]

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Podcast: The Titular Khan

http://traffic.libsyn.com/technobabble/The_Titular_Khan_-_S04E14_Tower_of_Technobabble.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | Download | EmbedWe see who gets the space station in the big American/ Russian space break up, and then cast an eye into the future by examining the art of futurism, and then break out the ol’ crystal ball and discuss what of modern culture will survive into the […]

Podcast: Slowly Sinking

http://traffic.libsyn.com/technobabble/Slowly_Sinking-_S04E12_Tower_of_Technobabble.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | Download | EmbedWe take a quick look at the newest quest to pull back the shower curtain on the wonders of the sea before moving on to see why most societies in human history, possibly including ours, started to swirl down history’s bathtub drain. Grab your rubber ducky and […]

Podcast: Mad Marchness!

http://traffic.libsyn.com/technobabble/Mad_Marchness-_S04E11_Tower_of_Technobabble.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | Download | EmbedWe discuss the exploits of Evel Knievel, beloved movies getting sequels, how The Repeater finds the films “Up” and “Saving Private Ryan” very similar, as only The Repeater can, then discuss the crazy theories about missing planes put forth by “news” orga30nizations that should really know better, […]

Podcast: The Neverending Quest

http://traffic.libsyn.com/technobabble/The_Neverending_Quest_-_S04E09_Tower_of_Technobabble.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | Download | EmbedThe Conduit treads on some dangerous ground as he makes one, final, all or nothing effort to get the Repeater to “get” superheroes. Daggor is dragged into the conversation as we discuss racism in superhero casting, why marvel is whupping DC’s behind in the film industry and […]