In which the NetHeads welcome the littlest NetHead to the mic while they discuss Free Comic Book Day and how our favorite Web Head is swinging his way back into the Marvel Studios universe.
In which the NetHeads tell tales of SLCC FanX, Walker Stalker Con, Misery Loves Comedy, the Marvel U and how not to use a microphone.
In which Trent returns and the NetHeads delve into comics geekery, Workaholics, and the end of the Explorer program.
In which Scott Holden from ThatMan on Fatman answers the call when the ThatMan Signal is lit and Trent is taking a nap.
From Will: This was an interesting show because it was one of the few times we’ve called in a guest host at the last minute. This doesn’t happen very often but Scott had just made a tweet a few moments prior and Trent wasn’t available so rather than scrapping this one I pushed on thanks to Scott saying yes.
Here’s my notes while listening back to this show with time code reference so you know what I’m talking about:
00:00:54 – Start of the intro that I had to replace from the LIVE recording because we were talking over it.
00:01:20 – I had watched the Michael Shannon reading of the sorority letter earlier in the day and knew with some clever editing I could take out the word “email” so he just says “because this is going to be a rough fu@king ride…”
00:02:10 – I mention jiggling a cable, which you of course can’t see. It’s the XLR cable going from mic to mixer. My audio level is also too hot.
00:02:55 – Does anyone really care that I got rid of crap I didn’t want on Craig’s List?
00:03:35 – It’s nice that I tell people YAK-BET-9020 yet don’t say (925) 238-9020. I hate when I have to figure out which letters correspond to the numbers on the dial pad.
00:04:23 – Apparently I have a fear of being interrogated by someone brandishing a red-hot fire poker.
00:05:21 – First mention of the NYC Pod Fest.
00:05:48 – Need to take note of the mention that Ernie O’Donnell and Mike Bellicose are good together on a podcast.
00:06:41 – There’s that damned cable messing up again.
00:07:14 – I admit I got a little lost in the description of how we got from Jerry Reed to David Mannheim doing the ThatMan on Fat Man theme at the live show.
00:09:01 – I loved it when Scott said, “We’ll find our own voice…” since it is a term I’ve used before.
00:11:47 – Someone will figure out how to pay-for-play podcasts, even though Kinda Funny has an interesting model of subscribing to their Patreon account to get things earlier than the general population.
00:13:23 – I chose who I chose here because of the way his exclusive content helped build a failing service into a powerhouse.
00:14:49 – Dangerous topic given the fact that they are an advertiser on other shows? Only time will tell.
00:16:10 – Retread of last week’s content: a NetHeads signature.
00:16:36 – Why does it take me so many words to say I want to have a universal content license for a piece of digital content I buy?
00:17:32 – Again, I’m clear as mud. I want to see Google have a podcast repository to try to rival iTunes as well as have an Android resident Google Podcast aggregation app.
00:19:30 – I start to rant about the things I’m currently having to deal with. Want to know more? See this.
00:20:40 – Techno-babble alert.
00:21:00 – I’m going to be testing the iTunes New URL field/tag in moving the NetHeads RSS next.
00:21:38 – Again, I’m not very clear here.This may explain it better than I’m trying to say here.
00:23:19 – Considered cutting this because I don’t want to dispearage our content partner.
00:23:31 – I don’t really like talking about my SModCo work on the pod, I can’t tell you why. I guess I want the pod to stand on its own from the work I get to do.
00:24:21 – Nice attempt to recover, Will.
00:25:22 – Wow, suddenly I turn a simple acquisition into some type of paranoid conspiracy theory and equate Linux users to hippies. What the heck was I thinking?
00:26:15 – D-Link made the Boxee Box
00:27:00 – I don’t know that Apple will ever actually port apps to other platforms. I really think that they should, though.
00:27:54 – We get it, Will. You have a bunch of techno-crap and you’re thinking of getting an iWatch. Thanks for letting us know.
00:29:00 – Cloud based integration is great and all… until someone has a data breach.
00:29:53 – ThatMan uses Firefox. I prefer Chrome. Safari on Mac is OK but not my main choice. I also love having multiple browsers on one machine for both testing and account management purposes.
00:30:49 – Someone should isolate this Carmen San Diego theme rip-off and put it to music.
00:31:22 – “I tug, I tug… POP.” Yes, I really said this. I am sure it will come back to haunt me on a remix one day.
00:32:05 – Comparing being off-topic to an Ozzie Osbourne song.
00:32:39 – This is where I want them to integrate podcasts to: Music on Google Play
00:33:15 – Wow, I’m awfully passionate about this.
00:33:40 – This reference of fear was in relation to Microsoft’s realization that Netscape could become a platform and not just a browser. I was able to attend a talk/presentation by Bill Gates around the release of Internet Explorer 3.0.
00:34:24 – “Tell ‘Em Steve-Will” – Ryan Connolly
00:35:10 – I found out my wife used her phone to stream NetHeads live through the car stereo during this show, just to see if she could.
00:36:40 – Not sure it is fair to say I missed the point here or not.
00:37:23 – I love how complex I make this when we just need integration with the GPS system on the phone to disable features when the phone moves at a certain speed like Scott mentions in a few minutes.
00:38:10 – I stand behind this statement. It is illegal in California to be texting or holding a cell phone in the car and I see people using their phones in the car all the time.
00:39:00 – Scott actually did answer this question off air here.
00:40:52 – Wow, totally ignored Scott saying he was willing to sign-up for co-hosting duties. Not intentional, sir.
00:42:11 – I imagine everyone looking at their watches five minutes after each NetHeads starts.
00:44:28 – Virtual Trent reminds us to go to smodcast.com
00:46:12 – Still bums me out to know that Taylor Negron won’t be making any other surprise guest appearances anywhere.
00:46:54 – Risky Business? Really, Will? You watched Fast Times at Ridgemont High at least 20 times when it came out on home video.
00:48:16 – Waking from the American Dream #25
00:48:40 – Bagged & Boarded #77
00:48:56 – twitter.com/thatmanonfatman
00:49:25 – APartOfHim.com/Support
00:49:30 – OneMoreWilkins.com or just right here on this site.
00:52:23 – I accidentally cut this commercial short, yet it comes off as a complete commercial. I’m starting to think that this commercial is as good as two commercials in one.
00:52:59 – … and I had to do more post-production work on this show than I’d like to admit.
Thanks for following along. – Will
In which the NetHeads try to talk The Interview and hop from topic to topic like Frogger jumping logs.
In which the NetHeads have their annual NogAThon, reflect on NogAThon’s past, present and future and discuss the SONY hack (just like everyone else).
In which the NetHeads have their annual external illumination discussion, talk about the (then) impending Sons of Anarchy finale, go full Walrus, and talk to Johnny White Trash.
In which the NetHead discuss suspenders, lightsabers, mobile app fast food ordering and Sunday’s failed pod.
In which a NetHead has his gwumpy pants on and the other has to listen to him blather on about it.