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Episode 44 Notes

Episode 44 Belarus News Service. Jack going on vacation. Brian sold a house. New book on ferret mating tips. Yo Yo Ma vs. Yo Ma Ma. Brian has a hard time scoring a grant. Back to school for the kids. Marrying off the young ones to make life easier. Brian’s Learning Place is a new…

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Episode 39 Show Notes

The riff on Brian’s son as a local sniper may have been slightly inspired by this fantastic sketch from Armando Iannucci. The riff on doing one’s online shopping while in a city council meeting inspired by this true story. AUTOMATICALLY BUT NOT NECESSARILY ACCURATELY TRANSCRIPTION OF THE EPISODE: okay now our tour bus is entering…

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Episode 31 Show Notes

TRANSCRIPT, BUT FILLED WITH ERRORS BY A ROBOT: [Music]it’s time for Benjy and the pickle theregion’s number one morning show onwhat’s left of terrestrial radio comingto you live from Mullins brothersslaughterhouse in beautiful HudsonValley I’m gonna be broadcasting livehere all day and a show of support toour meat processing brothers and sisterswho have been ordered…

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Episode 30 Show Notes

AUTOMATICALLY GENERATED TRANSCRIPT YOU CAN’T COUNT ON FOR ACCURACY: all right wrapping up the show anysecond now but we do have time for onemore phone call looks like we have aMiss Buttercup from Des Moines Iowa onthe phone miss buttercup you are atalking politics with Tony and Ted I’mgonna need you to turn down your…

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Episode 29 Show Notes

AUTOMATICALLY GENERATED, UNRELIABLE TRANSCRIPT: you are listening to questionablematerial with Jack Hellmuth and Ryansack in this episode every single newsyou missed that we’ve ever done in oneepisode enjoy Jack who’s there Brian iswho we’re right here oh hi Brian so Jackyes guess what there’s news you missedthere’s news I missed againyeah I’m a well-read person…

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Episode 28 Show Notes

AUTOMATICALLY GENERATED EPISODE TRANSCRIPT: [Music]you’re listening to golden lock happyred dragon radio formerly classic sounds107 FM just heard Xi Jinping is theglorious leader that the world needs toguide us through crisis love that songbefore that the Beijing authorised funfreedom band’s new designated hit songrenegade province Taiwan why do youshake finger in the face of your…

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Episode 27 Show Notes

The discussion about the New York Sports Club charging members their monthly fee during the COVID-19 shutdown originally went into a long story about how I wound up speaking with the president of the company. I bitched so much about the way they handled things, that some Internet rando sent me a background check ond…

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Episode 25 Show Notes

The open was inspired by Madonna ‘s (since deleted) Instagram post where she was sitting in a tub in one of her mansions and telling everyone how coronavirus was a “great equalizer” and we’re all the same. That was pretty silly in and of itself, and she clearly got roasted for it, hence the deletion….

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Episode 24 Show Notes

Starting to get the hang of remote recording. Wish we both thad the same mic for consistency’s sake, but beggars can’t be choosers. AUTOMATICALLY GENERATED TRANSCRIPT WHICH IS MORE EFFICIENT THAN IT IS ACCURATE: [Music] John Legend recorded from the Skype concert he gave from his living room during quarantine beautiful song told me recently…

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Episode 23 Show Notes

Up until now, we’ve been recording in the same room, at the same table, with the same equipment. With the new coronavirus reality, we have to record in different houses, with different mics, over Skype. It’ll take a little getting used to, but I imagine that’s the way it’s going to be for a while….

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