John wonders about up-talk greetings, and Merlin confesses to some recent situational imbibing.
Follow-up addresses the "Too-Rye-Ay" question, the enumeration of pasta shapes, and how many kinds of beetles there actually are. Tangents include celebrity biographies, Adam and the Ants video casting, Alta Vista search operators, and the actresses that Merlin collects.
The main topic concerns Merlin's recent turn as Mr. Mom.
164: Casual Injustices
There's follow-up on Merlin's Vacation Results, and your hosts wonder which Doctor they'd each be. The big topic of college continues with thoughts on the thistle of standardized testing.
163: Big Flyers
Merlin shares his Vacation Results.
162: A Pile of Bed
Remembering various animal actors, enumerating genres that need a name, considering the philosophies behind "bag in a bag," and contrasting college with the ordinary crucibles of post-adolescent life.
161: ASCII Salad Bar
Exploring Italian food, celebrating markup languages, and (finally) beginning to tackle the topic of **college**.
(_Recorded on Tuesday, July 13, 2021_)