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WHO ARE YOU PEOPLE?

KAREN // @momopeche

Game geek, candyfreak, bad runner.  

EXPERTISE: Geography, Hip Hop, Dogs, Patrick Swayze, Scout

 

COLIN // @colin13

Cannot tolerate lines that are not 100% parallel or 100% perpendicular.

EXPERTISE: Classic Rock, Academy Awards, NBA, Star Wars, Sniper

 

DANA // @ItsKindaSweet

Kinda sweet, kinda hilarious. Game designer extraordinaire.  

EXPERTISE: Literature, Indie Rock, Pop Culture, New Zealand, Prince, Medic

 

CHRIS // @kobunheat

Walking retro videogame almanac. Ravenclaw.  

EXPERTISE: US government, James Taylor, videogames, Spy

Thursday
Aug232012

Listener Mailbag! - Allison P

Dear Karen, Colin, Dana, and Chris,

I recently started dating a man who berated me for my lack of interest in the podcast. Look, I told him, I can't stand listening to talking heads, blathering on about their super awesome famousness. I just don't care! Rawr! However, the other day, after a marathon of Seinfeld episodes that I listened to during work, I logged onto Stitcher and gave podcasts another chance.

I found GJB on Stitchers list of podcasts for people with short-attention spans. There, they featured your latest episode about plants. Plants, I squealed! I love plants! I devoured Amy Stewart's Wicked Plants (and also Wicked Bugs), and I found exactly the same kind of randomized weirdness in GJB.

At work, I am now the crazy person that brain vomits on her co-workers. " Dude, you guys, let me tell you all the stuff I just learned about sperm whale vomit!" I feel like it is making me a more interesting person. Or possibly a more ADD person. I can't shut up. My brain is too full.

So thank you, all of you. Thank you for filling up my brain with carrion plant, the eating habits of baby godzillas, and the order in which lucky charms marshmallows were introduced. I wish I didn't live in such a small town. We don't have a pub quiz for MILES in any direction. Shucks. I'd rock it out.


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