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Episode 14: Social Security and Gen Y

On today’s show we complain about the Boomers and Social Security. If Social Security isn’t sustainable, then what happens to our generation? Would we have done the same thing if we were in the same position? Finally, we turn out anger to voters and suggest a few ways to balance the budget. The one that we’re proudest of is the tax revenue generated by legalizing pot. We’re also open to outlawing putting a politician’s name on a Read More...

Episode 8: Stuff that scares us.

With Halloween around the corner and the day getting dark early, Virginia and the guys decided to talk about what scares them. [powerpress]

Episode 4: Nerds in Traffic

This week the Nerd Absurd crew discusses the bane of city life: traffic. Virginia tells the tale of how her husband got out of a ticket due to a technicality, and the guys discuss whether traffic fines should be based on a strict interpretation of the law (like speeding, where you can get a fine for being a mile over the limit) or on the driver’s ability and the level Read More...

Episode 3: 3D Printable Guns

On this edition of Nerd Absurd, the boys talk about 3D printed guns with their first guest, Leland Flynn.  (Leland is a Geekbeat.tv contributor, and he also has his own blog, This 8-bit Life.) The podcast centers on a start-up that had its leased 3D printer seized by the leasing company upon the discovery that it would be used to prototype 3D gun drawings: Defense Distributed is a collective that raised $20,000 in BitCoins to lease a Read More...