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Podcast: Obliged to Mobilize Play in new window | Download | EmbedWe add a new member of the tower crew to spice things up, talk about how and why aliens might walk among us, how a toilet of infamy found it’s way to New Jersey, and then try to teach us something about World War I, which isn’t […]

Podcast: Living in Retrospect Play in new window | Download | EmbedWe discuss how technology is moving faster than society can figure out the boundaries of politeness, real-life trends being used in science fiction, discover a surprising revelation about the Jetsons, discuss what makes good dirt, talk about catholic voodoo, and The Repeater starts a disturbing new advertising […]

Podcast: Don’t Know Much About… Play in new window | Download | EmbedWe get ready to rock (Ragnarok, that is), discuss how the educational system let us down in a big way and what we plan to do about it, half-ass some more JFK conspiracy theories, and then examine how 2013’s biggest Bigfoot hoax finally ended, not with a […]

Flos Virginum – S03E46 Tower of Technobabble Play in new window | Download | EmbedWe get ready for the big Doctor Who anniversary, celebrate the glut of superhero stuff about to be on streaming video, complain about the hipsters who will complain about the glut of superhero stuff about to be on streaming video and then go into why the key […]

Podcast: Old Spice and Disappointment Play in new window | Download | EmbedWith the news of Blockbuster Video closing down its remaining stores, we wax nostalgic about Elisabeth Shue movies, the distinctive odor of movie rental stores, the special rooms shamefully tucked away in the mom and pop video shops and whatever happened to Red Giraffe. Then we look […]

Podcast: What Is Wrong With You? Play in new window | Download | EmbedIt’s the inaugural Tower of Technobabble October Salute to the 50 states of the United States of America, with a list of the biggest failings of each state! Oh, and we have huge problems with Ohio’s problems. It’s a patriotic free-for-all. Show Notes:  A Web show of […]

Podcast: Eat Your Kale Salad Play in new window | Download | EmbedThe he-men of the Tower of Technobabble take on the unlikely topic of what it means to be a man in today’s society. We compare and contrast recent camping information guides with a guide from the 1940s, where men were men and women liked it that way. […]