Episode 62: Rome Maynard, Rifleman

This week we are preparing for our upcoming total solar eclipse. If you’re like us, you will protect your vision during the eclipse, and listen to this exciting episode. Some of the topics discussed on this episode:

  • Joel’s business idea
  • Notable deaths: June Foray and Martin Landau
  • Rome’s rifling problem
  • Amazon item of the week
  • Larry update
  • The highlight of Rome’s summer
  • Duct tape
  • Kojak, the lp
  • Inventorying collections
  • Rome’s non-NASCAR trip to Bristol
  • Office supply stores
  • Bluetooth cell phone headsets
  • CVS receipts

If bad guys should come to your town, just call Rome the rifleman. He doesn’t have a rifle, but he will rifle through your desk drawers.

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Episode 61: NASCAR, southern accents, and friendiversary

In this episode, we are glad to have cybersecurity expert Jeff Fossett back to help us be more secure. Topics discussed on this episode:

  • What were our first orders on Amazon
  • Rome’s Herculean system upgrades
  • Lindstrom Trip to Seattle
  • Network Engineers party like it’s 1996
  • Jeff and joel celebrate their one year friendiversary
  • Jeff explains why he is a NASCAR fan, and why you should be too
  • Fast food
  • Southern accents

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Episode 60: Cybersecurity, WannaCry, and Yellowcard

This week we are joined by cybersecurity expert Jeff Fossett and an occasionally barking dog to discuss cybersecurity–what does the WannaCry ransomware attack mean and what does Jeff do to protect himself online? While he’s here, he offers a spirited defense of his favorite band, Yellowcard.

Other topics discussed in this episode:

  • What are the best hacking/cybersecurity movies?
  • What is the #moonroofselfiemovement?
  • Brompers
  • Hipster glasses
  • Santo movies
  • Dentists
  • Millennials
  • Adventures in technical support
  • The rules of Instagram
  • How to psych yourself up for conference calls

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Five Minute Cannon: Country Blues

or, The Attack of the Farm Boy.

Just in time for Quinn Martin’s 95th birthday, we present an extended version of Five Minute Cannon. Famous country singer Woody Long is dead. Was foul play involved?

With Clu Gulager as BJ Long, Joan Van Ark as Diane, and Mark Hamill in a rare pre-Star Wars role as “Farm Boy.”

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Episode 59: Big hats and fidget spinners

In this week’s episode, Joel hits a milestone by finally finding a hat the fits him, and we review our plans for future “Five Minute Cannon” episode.

Additional topics in this episode:

  • What we’re listening to: Drew Holcomb and the Neighbors Souvenier and Serius XM Rome channel
  • What we’re watching: return of MST3k, “Batman and Bill, and Perry Mason”
  • Fidget Spinners
  • Rome’s latest pranks for Larry
  • We observe a very special five year anniversary

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