187: Happy Thanksgiving

The Deranged Pengwin Podcast is recorded in San Antonio, Texas with ingredients from Denton, TX and Richmond, VA. Recorded bi-weekly and delivered to you via dinner speech! We are thankful for nothing!

This Week

This week we discussed the holiday, this week in the fall of western civilization, and more!

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175: Trump Card

We talk about cold brew coffee and the fate of the American two-party system

The Deranged Pengwin Podcast is recorded in San Antonio, Texas with ingredients from Denton, TX and Richmond, VA. Recorded weekly and delivered to you via cold brew coffee from Dell’s fridge. Enjoy the gritty!

This week:

  • 1m – Feedback discussion / greatest american hero
  • 6m – listener edification
  • 9m – Ghostbusters / meh
  • 12m – Iced Coffee Discussion / How to make it / differences / Cold brew / Dell’s set up
  • 19m – Ars Technica article and music discussion / link / these kinds of studies and the problem with them / universality of music
  • 28m – Donald Trump / New Yorker article on Trump / vox’s article on the thirty-year-campaign that brought about trump / what brought this about and what will happen
  • 40m – slossfest was not awful / what the artists said / best breweries in the countries?
  • 42m – psychological benefits of writing regularly / writing / the drawbacks of writing physical letters / ascrutin’ / is it writing or meditating? /
  • 48m – movie pick: fundamentals of caring / you have two weeks to watch it / get your august on /
  • 50m – david o’doherty / baron vaughn
  • 51m to end – slack / cross talk / randomness / accents / tv / the night of is good / mr robot is okay so far / what is a great show to jeana? / mildly interested / dissonent singing / death cab for cutie was exceptional #slossfest / monophonics / feedback call to action / birmingham is cool, man / gainsville / making plans / brad sings you a lullaby

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171: Coffee Correspondent

The Deranged Pengwin Podcast is recorded in San Antonio, Texas with ingredients from Denton, TX and Richmond, VA. Recorded weekly and delivered to you via single group head espresso machine. Stir the shot, or not, then enjoy!

This week:

  • 0 – Recap, witching hour, Dell in a less resonant room, Brad is #dell, our morning zoo, Silicon Valley jacket
  • 5 – Indulging Dell with a recurring coffee segment
  • 7 – Coffee Correspondent Colton, Estate Coffee Company, slow coffee
  • 10 – Single group Slayer espresso machine, creating the vibe
  • 13 – Third vs fourth wave coffee shops
  • 17 – Espresso presentation, debate on proper way to enjoy
  • 22 – How to tell if a shot was pulled well
  • 26 – Drawbacks of knowing too much, chasing the “ist”
  • 30 – Coffee destination episodes
  • 31 – Checking in with Jeana the Dairy Cow, going with the flow
  • 34 – Restaurants closed on Mondays
  • 36 – Jeana kills house plants, thirsty dogs story
  • 39 – Adam gets sweat in the baby’s eye, hurting or startling babies
  • 43 – Coffee in Mississippi, cold brew coffee, pour overs
  • 49 – Pipes, cigars and whiskey
  • 52 – Unaffordable wine hobby, building up to the pricey stuff
  • 54 – Wrap up and shout out

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Check out the full first write-up below from our new coffee correspondent, Colton.

Coffee Correspondent Colton

    There are numerous and highly subjective criterion used to judge espresso. I’ll do my best to avoid roaming into that area and instead focus on a few broad categories: equipment, presentation, and taste.

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170: Slouch Cap Coffee Myths

Oh man we bought a slouch cap and read Lifehacker’s Myths about Coffee

The Deranged Pengwin Podcast is recorded in San Antonio, Texas with ingredients from Denton, TX and Richmond, VA. Recorded weekly and delivered to you via novelty pen. Write your dreams!

This week:

  • 0 – Recap, tambourine man, piano man, hey dj play that song, follow up, house keeping items
  • 5 – incident of vandalism, breaking cars, the brighter side of vandalism,
  • 6 – Human Doing vs Human Being, The Messenger is the movie you should pay to watch for only $4. Do not be a lame.
  • 8 – Work daily grind, back to work items, MORE COFFEE TALK, what makes a good coffee shop vs what makes a coffee shop with good coffee
  • 12 – Generic Hacky Morning Zoo Topic List – Lifehacker Article Four Myths of Drinking Coffee — We comment on the four myths, including how it doesn’t make you sober, how Jeana thinks it actually made her dehydrated, ads that trick you (and that have to be quirky)
  • 20 – “I love milk. I doesn’t do nuthing to me”, lactose intolerance. Childish humor. Fart jokes, booty trumpets, fart extinguishers, Wayside School Is Falling Down reference,
  • 23 – Espresso myth, people who say Exxxxpresssstooo.
  • 25 – We make ill-informed cirrhosis comments. The right moods for espresso
  • 27 – Human Being not just a Human Doing.
  • 29 – Slouch Cap talk. We bought a slouch cap embroidered with the logo of the podcast. It’s cool but do you think it is cool?
  • 31 – What swag is cool?
  • 32 – $20 is a lot for any cap, says Dell, ideal price points for cool things
  • 34 – Dell wants this from some other podcast
  • 35 – Dell derails the podcast with some weirdness. Then explains himself.
  • 37 – Call to action. Stupid ideas.
  • 41 – Polo shirts are ugly. Especially the one you own. How to dress like an adult from barely adult people.
  • 45 – When is the Witching Hour? Twilight, dusk, 3am, midnight. How were we so sexist and oppressive to women?!
  • 49 – Wrap up and goodbyes.

Also Dell wants to to know that if you aren’t Oprah, ‘be yourself’ is terrible advice. Read the NYTimes thing below.

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168: Dog and Kid Show

Training your dogs and your kids.

The Deranged Pengwin Podcast is recorded in San Antonio, Texas with ingredients from Denton, TX and Richmond, VA. Recorded weekly and delivered to you via dog walking service. Take a poop!

This week:

  • 0 – 5 – Feedback follow up. Introductions. 167 recap. Local coffee follow up.
  • 5 – 8 – Roasting coffee. How to best roast coffee at home?
  • 8 – 12 – Getting out as a new parent. Babysitter checklist. Is it even worth it?
  • 12 – 15 – Strollers. Should you have one? Getting out and about. Wraps. Brad discusses the best way to carry your kid around.
  • 15 – 25 – Annoying people being rude when coming around the dog. Dog talk. The guys try to figure out the origin of this awful behavior. They compare it to the Elevator rudeness.
  • 25 – 29 – Being a good dog owner. Outsourcing dog walking. What is a good walk.
  • 29 – 36 – Parenting lessons from being a dog owner. Being a step-dog-owner. What makes a good owner? Walking? Stimulation? What?
  • 36 – 39 – More lessons. Making mistakes with dogs that help you raise a kid. Giving your kid a job around the house.
  • 39 – 43 – Dell explains Buster, his dog, and his weirdness. Training troubles. Consistency in training kids and dogs and how much wiggle room do you have?
  • 43 – The benefits of napping. Brad discusses tbe benefits of breaking routine.
  • 44 – Food routines. Do you do Taco Tuesday and Thai Thursday? Is this normal and we are weird?
  • 47 – Forcing kids to nap, by Brad.
  • 48 – Recaps, wrapping up. Incidentals. Cabin Amerdica, The Nice Guys, Deadpool, movie mentions, reviews. Shane Black is cool, more.
  • 53 – Kid shows, Little Bear, Rocky and Bullwinkle, the Octonauts. More wrapping up. Done.

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167: Roast My Coffee Freshly

We check in with the new parents, but mostly talk about coffee.

The Deranged Pengwin Podcast is recorded in San Antonio, Texas with ingredients from Denton, TX and Richmond, VA. Recorded weekly and delivered to you via fresh roasted coffee. Sip the Thermos Brand cup!

This week:

  • 0-5 intros
  • 5 – Tetris and gaming your brain and TV show recommendations – The Americans, Orphan Black
  • 8 – Birthing Jeana Update. Life as a dairy cow. Dealing with newborns and the things you notice about childrens.
  • 11 – Why do we yawn?
  • 12 – Children as 90% instinct.
  • 14 – Helpful parenting tips for dudes. Parental resentment, and why you might want to murder death kill your spouse in the middle of the night. Sleeping tips.
  • 22 – The three pillars of baby-rearing for a stress free first month. Manging stress. Parental leave.
  • 30 – more Leave talk and the implications for the companies who do not have good leave policies.
  • 33 – #Dadbrain. Adam talks about how he is turning into a space brain person who doesn’t know how this world works. Lattes and frappecinos please.
  • 37 – How helpful has Adam been to Jeana? Also mail box meals.
  • 41 – coffee talk, how to make it, how to compromise on quality, the best brands, the worst stuff. The bad coffee at Local Coffee in SA.
  • 58 – The implications of really getting into things, and how it ruins the Regular stuff.
  • 1:02 – Farther or Further?
  • 1:04 – dream jobs aren’t so dreamy
  • 1:05 – Civilization, farming, and removing ourselves from the basic lessons of living. Is that good, bad, or neither. Jeana makes a good point about 1:12
  • 1:21 – end.

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153: The Scoreboard

The Deranged Pengwin Podcast is recorded in San Antonio, Texas with ingredients from Denton, TX and Richmond, VA. Recorded weekly and delivered via Greyhound. You may never hear us scream.

This week:

  • We’re back!
  • The Knoxville Trip
    • Brad and buses don’t mix
    • Adam and Jeana’s uber ride
    • Lame fried chicken at Tupelo Honey Cafe
  • Dell’s Adventure in Portland
    • Pedestrians get respect, or everyone’s stoned
    • Burnside Brewing and Heart Coffee
  • Thanksgiving Recap
    • Brad’s was easygoing and family friendly
    • Dell’s family gathered en masse to celebrate
    • Adam and Jeana enjoyed a feast for two
  • Fantasy Football Final Week Rundown
  • You can’t die when you have kids
  • Don’t ever ride Greyhound

Drink like us:

  • Brad: Natural Light
  • Dell: If it’s not beer in Portland, it’s not worth drinking
  • Adam and Jeana: More water!

Things To Do:

  • Take a look at our Fantasy Football league… it’s the final countdown!
  • Tell us when you first told your parents to sit on it
  • Feedback

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70: Thanksgiving #Dell Tailgate Fun

This week:

The Pengwins unite on Turkey Day to give thanks and have fun times. We mix in some of the bit we recorded during the tailgate and some other talk: Holiday Myths, British Accents, Fantasy Football, Cooking/Eating the meal, Things We Are Thankful For: New Baby!!! Friends, Fam, Cash, home!

Things To Do:

  • Eat Turkey
  • Try a Brit accent
  • Tell us what you are thankful for!

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Drink like us:

  • Adam and Jeana had Texas Pecan coffee and Cinnamon Rolls