Episode 93: Coffee and Star Wars

Welcome to a caffeinated episode of “If You’re Like Me.” This week special guests Shawn and Nick give us a live update from the Star Wars Celebration Chicago:

  • Coffee
  • Coffee snobs
  • Black holes
  • slapkirk.com
  • Star Wars celebration
  • Galaxy’s Edge update
  • Breakdown of the Star Wars: Rise of Skywalker trailer

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Episode 88: Happy 2019

Welcome to the first episode of 2019. Rome and Joel are in the same location for this episode, and we catch up on how the new year is progressing

Topics discussed in this episode:

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Episode 85: IYLM Thanksgiving 2018

It’s Thanksgiving time, and once again we list the items and people for which we are thankful.

Discussed in this episode:

  • The annual turkey debate
  • Things for which we are thankful
  • Ohio Icepocolypse
  • The biggest ball of twine rolled by one man
  • Stan Lee
  • Death list
  • is tragedy essential to great stories?

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Episode 84: Halloween 2018

It’s the If You’re Like Me Halloween special. In this episode we give you helpful advice about how to not become a vampire and also discuss the following spooky topics:

  • Rome’s birthday
  • Hermit crabs
  • Circus peanuts
  • Negative synergy
  • Halloween costumes
  • The death of Dracula controversy
  • Green Bean Casserole
  • Travel
  • Gift cards
  • Game shows
  • Trivia contest weak spots

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Episode 83: Workstation Crisis

It’s time for another If You’re Like Me, and Rome is MIA due to a workstation crisis.

Heath and Joel say the show must go on, and discuss the following burning topics:

  • Detroit
  • Mission Impossible: Fallout
  • Workstation crisises
  • Celebrity RIP
  • Book reports
  • Continuous learning
  • Climbing Mount Everest

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Episode 82: Dystopian Justice

Today Rome Maynard and Joel Lindstrom (without Heath) talk about the American justice system and dystopian fiction.

Discussed in this episode:

  • Rome’s experience as a temp dad
  • Adventures in jury duty
  • Why read dystopian literature?
  • Brave New World by Aldus Huxley
  • Nineteen Eighty-Four by George Orwell
  • Fahrenheit 451 by Ray Bradbury
  • Why does Neil Gaiman introduce everything?
  • Dune by Frank Herbert
  • Did Dune inspire Star Wars?
  • Cannon: The Stewardess Strangler

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