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196. super blue moon
Aug 30 2023
196. super blue moon
Kortney and T. Sterling begin discussing the back-to-school season and the start times of schools in different regions. They also talked about the challenges of parenting and the ongoing writers' strike in the entertainment industry. T. Sterling introduced the concept of Black August and shared news about India's successful landing on the moon. T. Sterling recommended two TV shows, "Moving" and "Strange Planet", and expressed his love for Hozier's music. He also recommended the book "Movies (and Other Things)" by Shea Sorrano, which asks unique questions about movies and features guest writers discussing their most painful movie deaths. The conversation also touched on the disappointment that can come with sequels and the tendency for franchises to recycle the same plot and characters. Kortney expressed her disappointment with the lack of original content in superhero movies, but T. Sterling defended the upcoming Superman movie. Sterling and Kortney discuss their appreciation for Doctor Who and their favorite Doctors, the importance of finding joy in the little things in life, and the significance of self-care and valuing loved ones. They also reflect on progress and gratitude, emphasizing the value of gratitude and simplicity in finding happiness and balance in life. The conversation ends on a friendly and supportive note, with T. Sterling Watson inviting Kortney Hinton to join him on Discord. You can join the indoobPod Discord at this link for the next month: https://discord.gg/RWbrYZbtn Follow Kortney on Twitter @iamkhinton, and Sterling on Twitter @indoob. We won't be calling it by that other name. Email us at indoobpod@gmail.com. Subscribe to the Patreon at https://www.patreon.com/indoob. Visit the Indoob Store https://www.teepublic.com/user/tsterling and more at indoob.com.
192. live long and prosper in the force
Jun 7 2023
192. live long and prosper in the force
During this episode, T. Sterling Watson and Kortney Hinton discussed a range of topics, including the air quality alert due to wildfires in Canada, the Omega block weather event, recent shoutouts from the Why Files YouTube team, and recent movies watched. They also paid tribute to Brenda Tent, a librarian who recently passed away, and Jessie Maple Patton, a trailblazing Black woman who made significant contributions to the entertainment industry. The conversation also delved into the ongoing writers strike and negotiations between the Actors Guild and Hollywood. Thanks to a listener letter, learn the benefits of Paramount Plus and the best way for someone new to the Star Trek universe to approach the franchise. The conversation also touched on sci-fi and fantasy books, with Kortney recommending short stories by Isaac Asimov and novels by Octavia Butler, while T. Sterling recommended "Snow Crash" and "Next". They also discussed their fandoms for Star Trek and Star Wars, with T. Sterling sharing his extensive knowledge of the Star Trek TV series available on Paramount Plus. They also recommended a range of movies, TV shows, and docu-series, including "Three Thousand Years of Longing", "Primo", and "Shiny Happy People" -- a documentary on the Duggar family and their harmful and abusive belief system. They delved into the cult aspect of the family and how it is similar to Scientology, cautioning viewers that the documentary can be triggering and recommending not watching it if it is harmful. Follow Kortney on Twitter @iamkhinton, and Sterling on Twitter @indoob.  Email us at indoobpod@gmail.com. Subscribe to the Patreon at https://www.patreon.com/indoob. Visit the Indoob Store https://www.teepublic.com/user/tsterling and more at indoob.com.
189. cry me a river
Apr 26 2023
189. cry me a river
Kortney and T. Sterling discuss the new emojis that have been released, including a blurry face, hands high-fiving, and a finger pointing at the holder of the phone. How the DMV and car taxes, emissions tests, and the cost of re-registering a car is all a scam and the potential scam of someone calling about student loans and how to avoid it. They also discuss the current housing market and how to handle calls from people trying to buy or sell a house. Kortney and t. sterling discussed the definition of shambolic and shared examples of chaotic, disorganized, and mismanaged things such as the Washington Commanders being sold for 6 billion dollars. RIP to legendary icon Harry Belafonte, this episode's BHF. T. Sterling and Kortney discussed Pedro Pascal's success, the movie "The Unbearable Weight of Massive Talent", and the possibility of Jonathan Majors being recast as Kang the Conqueror in the MCU. They also discussed the false advertisement of mobile games and the inevitability of Kang being recast. Kortney is grateful for her new office space and T. Sterling discussed the potential of a commercial lunar lander mission to the moon. They also discuss the next Denzel Washington based on this article. Follow Kortney on Twitter @iamkhinton, and Sterling on Twitter @indoob.  Email us at indoobpod@gmail.com. Subscribe to the Patreon at https://www.patreon.com/indoob. Visit the Indoob Store https://www.teepublic.com/user/tsterling and more at indoob.com.
188. lambrusco!
Apr 12 2023
188. lambrusco!
T. Sterling Watson and Kortney discussed Kortney's recent trip to Eureka Springs, Arkansas, where they stayed in an Airbnb and enjoyed the downtown area. They discussed the benefits of not having to interact with anyone and the convenience of being able to walk to places. They also discussed Sterling's recent illness and his recovery. Kortney discussed her experience with a delicious salmon dish with a buttery, creamy sauce. They also discussed how to pronounce Mario's name, with Kortney saying that she would disconnect from someone who pronounced it incorrectly. They also discussed the movie "Mario Brothers" and how it has been breaking records. Kortney and Sterling discussed the importance of two Black history figures, Dr. Charles Drew and Granville T. Woods, and the cancellation of Sheboygan Brat Days in 2023. They also discussed similar events in their hometowns, such as River Fest and the Daffodil Festival. Kortney and T. Sterling discussed the importance of budgeting and saving for retirement, as well as the scam of towing and releasing cars. They also discussed the possibility of doing a segment on adulting and finances. Finally, they discussed apps such as Digit (now Oportun) and Stash that can help with budgeting and saving. Kortney recommended Schitt's Creek and Boy Meets World, and t. sterling watson recommended Unstable, starring Rob Lowe and his real life son, and Lambrusco, a red fizzy wine. They then discussed the difference between a neat drink and other drinks. Kortney expressed her gratitude for her husband and their ability to communicate and work through difficult topics. They also discussed the importance of communication in relationships. Follow Kortney on Twitter @iamkhinton, and Sterling on Twitter @indoob.  Email us at indoobpod@gmail.com. Subscribe to the Patreon at https://www.patreon.com/indoob. Visit the Indoob Store https://www.teepublic.com/user/tsterling and more at indoob.com.