Reconcilable Differences 57: Losing my Stormtrooper

Released Thursday, 27th July 2017
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This week kicks off with Merlin walking John through his exciting new nap workflow. John has significant safety concerns. In dog news, it seems Daisy has discovered toilet paper.

This week’s accidental main topic finds your hosts ending up talking a lot about 80s Music. Why are all the lyrics sites wrong? U2 vs. R.E.M.? How even would you make a radio mixtape? Is it really just a matter of trust?

The more on-purpose main topic is Taking Care of Things. How did John get so careful with his stuff, and what exactly would happen if water dribbled on Merlin’s signed FF #1 with baby variant cover? Should spilt milk make anyone cry, and why is there rice everywhere?

The TV has a three-foot perimeter, but the plastic runner has been taken up for one day, because Jesus.

(Recorded on Thursday, July 11, 2017.)

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Links and Show Notes

Mondegreen - Wikipedia R.E.M. - Sitting Still - Google Play Music R.E.M. – Sitting Still Lyrics | Genius Lyrics ZATARAIN'S® Spanish Rice | McCormickMore than 1,500 years ago, North African immigrants brought rice to Spain, where the crop thrived. It wasn’t long before Spanish cooks were simmering rice with onions, bell pepper, garlic and tomatoes to create what is known in the U.S. as Spanish rice.

Billy Joel - A Matter of Trust - YouTube Mondegreen - WikipediaAmerican writer Sylvia Wright coined the term in 1954, writing about how as a girl she had misheard the lyric "...and laid him on the green" in a Scottish ballad as "...and Lady Mondegreen".

Ral Partha Wilfully Obscure: Looking Forward: The Roots of Bi… The Paradox of Choice - Wikipedia Unjustly Maligned | "R.E.M., early" with Merlin Ma… Ep. 251: "Popped Out" - Roderick on the Line - Mer…The Problem: He made his bones to Jefferson Airplane.

U2 - Gloria (1981) - YouTube U2 - Pride (In the Name of Love) [Slane Castle Ver… Lost Weekend - Lloyd Cole and the Commotions - You… The Smiths - How Soon Is Now? (Official Music Vide… Inquisitive #46: Favourite Album: John Siracusa an…This week, Myke talks to John Siracusa about 'Achtung Baby', by U2.

Big Week Not gonna lie. Little shaky, here. What..…Matt! Fraction!

Dan Wilson from Semisonic 10/17/2015 Explaining "C… ▶︎ Top Of The Food Chain | TW Walsh Sideshow bob stepping on rakes - YouTube

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2h 9m 17s
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