If you’ve been a long time listener, you might recall episode 7, where we discussed TV consumption and streaming TV. Now, in 315-day-old follow-up, Chase has cancelled SlingTV and Ian is testing out the recently released YouTube TV. The question is, outside of sports, does anybody watch anything live? And is the TV (as in the panel on your wall or entertainment center) becoming a relic of the past?
Andrew borked the recording this week, so now you have to hear his crappo Skype version. Ian is happy, though, because it means less editing for him.
Andrew and his wife just bought a house, but now they have some renovations they’d like to do. The problem is, Andrew doesn’t have a large tool collection, and he’s not entirely sure where to start.
Okay, Google, turn off the lights. Here’s what I found for “turn off the lights.” Hot, single electricians in your area! Only ten dollars a minute. Call now! Did you want new lightbulbs? Your preferences indicate a desire for the maximum possible savings. Placing an order for 50,000 lightbulbs to save you one half a cent per bulb compared to a five-pack. Users who bought lightbulbs also bought 30,000 feet of knob-and-tube wiring. Did you know that 13% of structural fires in the United States are electrical in nature? You have three calendar events today. And today is the premiere in theatres of Grown Ups 3. Based on your viewing habits, I purchased tickets for the entire theatre.
I’ve definitely seen this one before. I can’t quite put my finger on where — Facemash? Soundjammers? Twibbles? Show me again, website. Yes, I’m sure I’ve watched this before. I remember making it. We marinated the chicken in mayo, which made it extra juicy! (Ed: this actually works.) Here’s the thing. When I saw it, there was a person there, more than just hands. A face and a personality, you know? And yet here we are with a twenty-five second portrait video compressed to hell and claiming to be something else. Who would do such a thing? Do you really think someone would do that? Just go on the internet and steal content?