Socks

Tonight on GeekNights, we consider socks. We care more about them than you might expect (unless you realize how old we actually are). In the news, we have a history of NESticle, it turns out knuckle cracking is shockingly complex, and no one knows how to walk anywhere.

We will be live at PAX East, and are continuing both GeekNights Presents Utena and Judge Anime by its Cover!

Camp

Tonight on GeekNights, we discuss the very American (and even then only for certain segments of America) idea of Summer Camp. Band Camp, Day Camp, Science Camp, and the like also fit in. In the news, J-Bars are tools of the devil, the world of mapping and navigation data is complex, and you can help US Democrats win Texas in multiple ways that require your time and skills rather than your money.

The Predicament

Tonight on GeekNights, after talking about the color of pee, a terrifying photograph, nuclear material safety issues, the Demon Core, the troubles with Star Wars: Han Solo, and how you need to call your senators if you live in a state with a Republican senator in the US so people don't literally die.

Come by the Game Devs of Color Expo on Saturday, and ConnectiCon in a couple weeks!

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Beds

Tonight on GeekNights, we talk about beds (of which we ain't afraid). Not sleep: that's a topic for another time. Beds only. And Rym's amazing pillow. Also, laundry fires, ADA issues with UC Berkeley's public course material, a CC response to this, Rym's old Advance Wars test streams, and the Matrix reboot.

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Road Trips

Tonight on GeekNights, we consider the humble road trip, wonder at its proper definition, and lament its destruction at the hands of money and smartphones, as well as its eventual return with the SELF DRIVING RV. In other news, a crazy train accident in New Jersey, get your flu shot, and avoid Tim Burton's company.

GeekNights is on Patreon! And Rym's reading all of Castlevania 2's novelization in there!

Cookies

Cookies are delicious, and they are the topic of tonight's GeekNights. We also talk about our NASes. The Ashley Madison hack raises many complex issues, which are being discussed in the GeekNights forum. Athletes are paid a lot, but are they overpaid? (This will be covered in depth in one of our PAX Panels - Sports are Games).

The Lightning Round

It's the GeekNights Lightning Round! Tonight, rather than a single topic, we tackle several in a row with a one-minute time limit!

  • credit cards
  • ISIS
  • planned parenthood
  • shaving my head
  • water bottles
  • diamond industry
  • best skills and practices for being an informed nerd
  • obesity/HAES
  • hopes/dreams/wishes for a Settlers of Catan Movie or TV Show
  • Go
  • Boston's olympic bid
  • the whole Uber/Lyft/Whatever paradigm, medallions, regulation, deregulation, etc...
  • favorite ghost stories, urban legends, and/or mythological creatures?
  • gardening
  • yogurt
  • political polls
  • the FIX protocol
  • doughnuts
  • kids' bathroom toys
  • Chinese American food
  • mugging, pickpocketing and other street crime
  • the Singularity
  • soldering
  • kitchen technology - fridges, microwaves and other kitchen appliances.
  • anger management
  • 2016 Republican primary
  • guaranteed income
  • socks

Don't forget to come see us live at PAX Prime 2015!

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