On this TDS: Discussion concerning Matt Walsh’s blog about women shouldn’t watch Fifty Shades of Grey when it comes out in 2015, water may become a pricey commodity in the future, Verizon really wants you to give up your unlimited data plan, and the movie Lucy scores big at the box office for the weekend.
TDS Topics: Two more states will vote in November to legalize marijuana for recreational use, Amazon posts huge revenues but little profits and predicts larger losses in the 3rd quarter, the Abdulrahman Alharbi vs. Glenn Beck defamation lawsuit, and The Simpsons are going online – all 25 seasons worth and they’re going to have the longest marathon in television history!
Topics for this TDS: Are we heading for a jobless future? Myths busted at climate change conference. The ACA suffers a setback or rather those insured under it possibly could. A family of three was asked to leave a plane because of a tweet. My wife joins me for this episode to offer her thoughts and “colorful” commentary.
On this TDS: Court rules Dad used reasonable force when spanking his son, Peace through Strength and how we need to get there again, Netflix tops 50 million subscribers and the success of one of their shows has resulted in one Sheriff changing the inmates’ clothes from orange to black and white stripes and the mayfly hatch that looks like a horror film in Wisconsin.
TDS 10 Topics: Job candidate sues company for discrimination because she’s pro-life, Rick-rolling your Chromecast, a company that punishes its workers for using the bathroom and DOTA 2 e-sports has a $10 million payday.
TDS for July 29, 2014: Man sends his wife a spreadsheet depicting his attempts at sex versus his successes, a California couple trying to do the right thing by not watering the grass could be fined $500 for NOT watering the grass, NYC Cops at it again and the FCC took in 1 million comments on Net Neutrality.
Today was the 2nd anniversary of one of the biggest, if not THE biggest life changes I’ve experienced since I’ve been on this mass of dirt we call Earth. Ok, ok. My wife would probably argue that point – something about wedding day, children s’ birthdays, etc. But those were planned life events. The one I’m celebrating today wasn’t.
I give you the story of a man who found his dream job, made some fantastic friends and eventually was ripped away from his comfortable position in life. I guess it happens, huh?
I’ve explained some of what I talk about in this episode in various forms before, but I felt it needed repeating for the sake of the story. My tale covers the beginnings of my stay with CityNet, the eventual sell of CityNet to Plant Telecommunications, the birth of TiftNet and my sudden exodus from TiftNet. Oh, and how I was treated like a criminal when I was tossed out of TiftNet.
Trust me. It’s a fun tale.
From time to time I come across an article that starts percolating thoughts in my brain-pan and I just have to talk about them. I can’t always promise that they will make sense or spill out in a coherent audio form, but you can beat a guy for trying.
This time, I came across an article from a blogger that I follow from time to time discussing the issue of women disrespecting men. Whoah! That happens? Apparently in his world it does and I tend to agree with some of the points he makes in his article. So, this podcast is a collection of my thoughts on the subject, somewhat scatter among the phasers, warp engines and doughnuts. Don’t judge me! Doughnuts are good!
But, yes, it’s a ramble. It’s what I do on occasion.
Preparing for ear-bleed in 3…2…1
My wife joins me in this episode to discuss how, after 69 days, I fell, no, I jumped off the wagon. She and I talk about her disappointment as well as my disappointment, but how this negative had a surprising positive result from it.
I’m truly blessed to have a woman like her to be (more…)