Talk a little shit. It's good for you.

An irreverent and speculative look at the week’s news, emerging technologies, and the simulated world around us. Talk a little shit, it's good for you.


This week we’re joined by our friend Aaron to discuss the strategy (or lack thereof) of Donald Trump and his administration, voter suppression and fraud, conservative complacency, changing minds with arguments, Nazis in the streets with torches, acknowledging absurd world-views, staffing the FCC to overturn net neutrality, Russia’s involvement in the election, righteous violence, punching Nazis and running over protesters, trolling the left, training for non-violence, noob tactics of the alt-right, civil resistance via Chenoweth and Stephan, Leo Tolstoy and Kenneth Burke, the privilege of non-violence, accountability to better placed critics, better uses for white masculinity, the shrinking timeline of awareness, creative non-violence, war with North Korea, understanding the other with empathy, substituting a villain for a fool, how Nazis compare to BLM / Antifa / Black Panthers and others, problematic media, human cooperation, tearing down white supremacist iconography in public places, the hardly-subtle KKK, Stetson Kennedy, Linear and Emergent Logic, and more!



193Topics Discussed: Stupid pets, lame jokers at the bar, making new friends poorly, awkward lurkers, email and shout-outs, word of the day, pros and cons of slides instead of stairs, LDSD: H in the keister, rules of the road, cruise control, Young Douglas’ poetry slam, TFBOTG: collecting impartial sex data, best voyeur in the world, Billing’s Tap Inn, MHSC: Five Guys hideaway, a good opportunity for good advertising, burger bidding war, the push to 200, paying attention to your loved ones, and Skype is still amazing.




WHGL_Episode_130_12_21_14Topics discussed this week: Anniversary of the end of the World, Christmas Shopping Rage, Downtown Walking Mall, Advice for Big Money Hustlers, Registering, Ridiculous URLS, Word of the Day, Germans, Hero Arsonist of the Week, The Reason for the Season, Denny’s and Perkins, in Defense of Sony Pictures and North Korea, The Interview Conspiracy, Kevin Mitnick, the First Amendment, the CIA Torture Report, OptiMind Update, the Battle of Ramree Island, TFBOTG, Saltwater Crocodile vs. Shark, Pew Research on the War on Christmas, Merry Christmas vs. Happy Holidays, and more!


WHGL_Episode_128_12_07_14Topics Discussed This Week: FDR’s Declaration of War, Ridiculous Conspiracies Surrounding Pearl Harbor, Retractions, Word of the Day, Honeymoon Redemption in Helena, Overdraft Protection and ATM Fees, Unacceptable Baby Names, the 2016 Presidential Options so far, Enlarging the USA, Google Docs, Interpret a Good Dream, Dub’s Fender-bender, Hard To Handle: Relationship Quotes, How to Talk to Your Friends About WHGL, Rap Trivia, Killer Mike, and A Cold-ass Home Appraisal.


2011-12-30_whgl_12_30_11Retractions! Common misconceptions!Matt and Dub open with mail concerning 2012 and the end of the world. They take a second to talk about Christmas dinner(s), Christopher Hitchens and Johnnie Walker Black. Dub discusses the royalties raked in by Warner Bros. every year, thanks to the Happy Birthday song. Yes, someone owns that. This leads to talk about ASCAP and their mob-like ways of strong-arming local businesses. Speaking of morally objectionable, did you know Wal-Mart takes out life insurance policies on their employees?Matt introduces a new feature called, The Fucking Balls on that Guy!, wherein you hear about T. Moffatt Burriss, a paratrooper with the 82 Airborne Division in World War II. Matt then reviews the documentary, Helvetica.