Tue, 24 June 2014
Inspirational quotes, pictures and links have clogged up breakrooms, classrooms and Facebook for quite some time, and SOTW wants to know why it is people feel the need to share sappy generalized material with the rest of us. Then the gang look at a few of these motivational guides and see them as the bullshit they really are. This week ends with another round of Name That Tune.
0:00 - What draws people to inspirational material.
24:09 - Motivational listicles.
1:04:15 - Name That Tune.
Mon, 23 June 2014
Gain some inspiration this week, but not in the first half of the show. No, in Part 1 the podcast is going through some important changes, Ty has a road trip from hell going to a Nebraska truck show and information about ZZ Top really takes away from their mystique. News this week tries to settle the debate over the Oxford Comma once and for all.
5:35 - SOTW changes servers.
8:00 - Ty goes to a truck show.
29:14 - ZZ Top are frauds.
38:39 - Sounds Of The Week:
- Megyn Kelly vs Dick Cheney.
- GQ quizzes John Oliver about soccer players.
- Gawker and Jezebel interview Farrah Abraham.
- Mean Tweets - NBA Edition.
58:55 - The Oxford Comma Debate.
Tue, 17 June 2014
Spornosexuals. What is that? Well, that is the term for the new trend in masculinity that has replaced metrosexuals, and SOTW is here to explain just how stupid this and many other ideas are when it comes to how we view sexuality. It doesn't stop there, as Ty, Jay and Meredith explore trends of their past and why they felt the need to follow the herd. This week wraps of with Google Feud, the game where you try to figure out what dumbasses on Google are searching for.
Mon, 16 June 2014
A lot happened this week as Ty finally found something about his job that he hates, Hipster Land gets more hipstery, Ty and Jay's life are put in danger, and Meredith called it quits with her boyfriend. Also, a huge revelation that six inch penises are big. News centers around Eric Cantor and his loss against a crazy Tea Partier.
Mon, 9 June 2014
Feminism has yet again dominated the news this week, but you'll have to wait until Part Two to get fired up. This episode starts off with Jay going back and realizing how insane early MTV was, Kansas City's premiere concert made national news in the worst way, and why walking a pet pig makes you an awful person. News this week focuses on Justin Bieber, and how people are up in arms about him making a racist joke, even though everybody in the history of ever has made racist jokes.
8:08 - Jay remembers old school MTV.
11:38 - Rock Fest is Rape City, USA.
17:55 - Ty lives near the most hipster lady ever.
28:52 - Sounds Of The Week:
- Racist New Jersey lady is racist.
- The ice cream truck song is actually really racist.
- Jonah Hill apologizes for being human.
- Slayer on a ukulele.
1:00:18 - Justin Bieber makes racists jokes.
Tue, 3 June 2014
Zach Kurth is in studio to explain what Motocross is the gritty details behind the world of racing. Then the conversation moves on to the culture of extreme sports, and what it's like living in a world where serious injuries and defying death are a part of life. This week's episode wraps up with Zach taking on Ty and Meredith in a game of "Movie Star, Porn Star, Loser."
Be sure to follow Zach on Twitter @ZachKurth.
0:00 - Zach explains Motocross.
42:44 - Extreme sports culture.
1:23:14 - Movie Star, Porn Star, Loser.
Mon, 2 June 2014
SOTW is joined by Zach Kurth, Motocross racer and all around extreme dude. But before Zach explains the finer details of risking your life for fun, Ty goes to drunken, white trash rock festival and Jay starts to becoming the guy he hates. News this week centers around a study about how cities are set up to make people fatter, and everybody has their own ideas on how to recreate cities to end obesity.
6:23 - Ty goes to Rock Fest.
20:00 - Jay starts to run.
31:45 - Celebrity Death Pool update.
44:09 - Sounds Of The Week:
- Fox News has strange theories on the UCSB shooter.
- The Glenn Beck Show explains rape.
- The official World Cup song is awful.
- Spelling Bee kid fails hard.
1:05:47 - The science of fat culture.