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Transcript: Episode 58 (Truthers)

Virginia: I don’t even want to say it.  I feel like I might get in trouble. Nick: Tonight we talk about truthers. Virginia: Nick doesn’t care. Nick: I watch a guy on YouTube called “Miles Powers.”  He’s sort of turned his whole channel over to “let’s debunk what needs to be debunked about 9-11.”  There’s become this whole running of truthers behind 9-11 that’s almost become religious.  They turn a Read More...

Episode 29: Hate Speech & Westboro Baptist Church

On this episode, the guys talk about whether or not Anonymous was morally justified in targeting Westboro Baptist.  In the end, they come up with a novel solution for punishing hate speech that is both moral and legal. Click here to listen!

One more thing about the end of the world…

Andrew also admonished us to visit the FEMA website to figure out what to put in our emergency preparedness kits.  Here’s the FEMA main disaster preparedness site, and here is the family supply list as copied directly from their page.  You know, just in case a massive, monster hurricane slams the East Coast.  What are the odds, right? Emergency Supplies: Water, food, and clean air are important things to have Read More...

Episode 24: Preppers

On today’s NerdAbsurd, we talk about preparing for the great disaster.  Andrew just happens to have stockpiled items useful during both camping and the Armageddon.  He schools the rest of us on first aid kits, MRE’s, food supplies, water, and much, much more.  Did we mention that he’s got a spreadsheet to keep track of all of this?  Oh yeah.  He does. Click here to listen!

Partial Transcript: Episode 24 (Preppers)

Virginia: I was the one that came up with this topic.  To be honest, I’m not really sure why it came to me. Andrew: Probably because my camping bag has sort of morphed into a bug-out bag. Virginia: We probably have enough food to last a month. Nick: Really?  That’s a lot of food. Andrew: A lot of people aren’t that prepared. Virginia: We wouldn’t be eating steaks. Nick: I Read More...