Adventures in Irrationality
Summary: Jeremy Tobin and Eric Young have an ongoing discussion in which they covers topics such as Time Travel, Nazis, Communist, Monkeys, Soccer, Comic Books, Genitalia, Jet Packs, and much, much more. Frequently there is swearing. Sometimes there are funny articles. Often there is yelling.
In which we discuss the Derek Chauvin trial, our interactions with the police, outlets malls, Brock going fishing, Eric seeing someone in distress, Wisconsin, smoking, and we plan a trip.
In which we discuss police shootings in Minneapolis, enlightenment, drugs and addiction, vaccination, Brock’s hair cut, Jeremy’s crappy summer job, capes, bitcoin, and more.
In which we discuss going back to the office, Eric and Jeremy’s time in Italy, how we would remake the country, John Wayne Gacy, aliens, Eric tricking his kids into writing a lot of numbers, Brock’s dream commune, and more.
In which we discuss Michael Jackson and Thriller, powerful people doing bad things, human penises shrinking, types of videos we watch on YouTube, how racoons think humans are immortal, why sucking your own dick is considered weird, augmented humans, Brock’s fear of the ocean, how Jeremy makes custom action figures, forest harvesting, unuseful skills, and more.
In which we discuss Nanny Wars, anti-Semitic football calls at Duxbury High School, high school jobs, our dream of owning a grocery store, Metamorpho the Element Man, the Covid vaccine, Jeremy being useless when his son was born, going to a soccer stadium, Jeremy finally becomes a Lizard Person, Pokemon Go and kid obsessions, talking to ourselves, and more.
In which we discuss where we’d go if our lives fell apart, global warming, black holes, consciousness, rethinking how we approach everything, the Georgia shooting, determinism and free will, meditation, knowledge, connecting with strangers, hunting, skiing, awkward silences, and more.
In which we discuss pot gummies, life insurance, Beeple, sugary cereal and other crappy food, the Juicy Lucy, the power game, tramp stamps, how wokeness has changed since we were kids, Eric working at a shoe warehouse, Brock wanting multiple Living Rooms, Goodnight Moon, and more.
In which we discuss father-in-laws, personal finance books, the meaning of words, Brock’s dog humping Eric, Eric fasting, penis noogies, jobs we’d want in medieval times, Mars, high school track, Daniel being the bad guy in Karate Kid, thoughts on going to prison, 90’s movies, and more
In which we only recorded half the episode but still manage to discuss Rush Limbaugh, sleep and dreams, space and how we view the universe, perception of time, and more.
In which we discuss saying I love you when hanging up the phone, Eric’s back pain, an ice carving event, Brock’s new couch, Pokemon, The Walking Dead, Brock cleans a stain, our reactions to reading the news, breaking fancy glasses, ruminating, home buying and more.
In which we discuss people getting fired, making mistakes, punishing our children, the future of working in offices, how cold it is in Minnesota, Brock goes for a quick walk outside, Jeremy’s sexy dream, hacky sack, and more.
In which we discuss Jeremy wanting to learn to make things, the end of social media, why we do things, the value of arguing, ghosts, Salvia, waking up after anesthesia, what it means to be a rascal, zen, and more.
In which we discuss the resolution of Jeremy’s work issue, Boston movies, baseball cards, movies, shows, and comics from the 90’s, the GameStop stock market nonsense, skiing, Jeremy dealing with a flat bike tire, metal health, Buddha, COVID tests, and more.
In which we discuss drug songs, mobile saunas, Index Funds, Jeremy’s issue at work, work trips, airports and flying, how we feel about having guests in our homes, songs that are connected to a specific time in our lives, days when it all comes together, losing time, and more.
In which we discuss Brock and Jeremy not knowing what each other look like, our approach to various work projects, if people are polite in Minnesota, car rust, dementia in our families, an idea to give less weight to the Capitol riots, psychedelics, perception of reality, Doom Patrol and Grant Morrison, and more.