Tonight on GeekNights, we consider the food subscription box. Things like Hello Fresh or Blue Apron or Big Plumb or Purple Carrot. One of those is a made up name.
In the news, Rym ran afoul of a kerosene-adjacent mystery, Scott's gym is closed, Block Together is shutting down, removing a powerful anti-harassment tool that Twitter needed despite Twitter removing their OWN anti-harassment tools (even though they used to promote such tools).
Tonight on GeekNights we review a variety of things. Coppertone SPORT, Ultimate Ears WONDERBOOM 2, Presonus E4.5 2-Way Near Field Studio Monitors, Candycare Packs, DIYMAG 40x20mm Super Strong Neodymium Disc Magnet, Rollerblade Casters for Office Chairs, and TROND Power Strip with 3 USB Ports, and Opalpix. No, we haven't sold out =P
Tonight on GeekNights, we talk about playgrounds. It's Thursday: what do you want? In the news, HBO Max is going to carry 17 Crunchyroll anime (nevermind the four post-finale Adventure Time specials), Philly transit is out of money because cars are terrible, and Valorant's dodgy anti-cheat software appears to indeed be dodgy, Who knew?
Tonight on GeekNights, we revive the ancient "How to Not Suck" series with an episode on baking. How to not suck at baking. It's a rising hobby during the quarantine. In the news, PAX is not currently canceled, with further clarification in the Reddit, Dune (2020) appears to actually be happening, and Rym and Emily's Disney animation podcast continues!
Tonight on GeekNights, we talk about our favorite braised dish: chili! Beans or no beans, chili is one of our favorite foods on this Earth. In the news, there's a Soviet era movie astronauts are required to watch, and Fark is in trouble and needs your help!
Tonight on GeekNights, still recording remotely we consider the concept of insurance. Please, if you have better Thursday show ideas throw them at us! In the news, Jojo Rabbit (2019) is extremely good, apparently Henry Kissinger is indeed a member of the Harlem Globetrotters, and Netflix Castlevania is definitely worth continuing.