145: I Don't Own A Cellphone! October 3, 2018 12:56 PM   Subscribe

If you wanted to hear about the time Jessamyn went on Jesse Ventura's TV show, this episode of the MetaFilter podcast is your big chance! Also we talk about, y'know, MetaFilter and MetaFilterian things and fun stuff and stupid stuff. The whole gamut, basically.

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-It's October, let's get spoopy.
- Glitch is pretty great
- Jenn Schiffer is rad
- Nova at 50
- oh also Jessamyn was on Jesse Ventura's show
- what up, Gritty

- Seeking nude Yoga/Pilates Teachers in Boston (& NYC) by Autumn Willow
- photo project help by tangaroo
- Library Director for Mesa County Libraries in Colorado

- Two-sentence Horror Stories by maxsparber
- peaceful, easy gmail by jessamyn
- Artpal! by the phlegmatic king
- Geeky Librarian things (mostly) by griffey
- Definitely not made up Murder She Wrote title cards by clipperton
- Wordshore speaks some words by Wordshore
- Altered States Podcast-with help from MeFi by GospelofWesleyWillis
- Lyric McKerrigan, Secret Librarian by yankeefog
- Roguelike Celebration, October 6-7 2018 in San Francisco (third annual!) by dreamyshade

- Linux Kernel adopts code of conduct by jenkinsEar
- of which cf. Coraline
- My time has come! by straight
- barf, ralph, blow chunks, pray to the porcelain god by not_the_water
- Nintendo Makes Mistake, Gives Internet Ideas by NoxAeternum
- a comment by NoxAeternum
- All hail Gritty. by everybody had matching towels
- Then the lawyers will lead us to reason... by mandolin conspiracy
- "Do you want to read a mathematics book?" his professor asked him by LobsterMitten

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- What shape petit fours can I cut from a sheet cake s.t.... by meaty shoe puppet
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- Am I an antisocial roommate? by iamsuper
- What can we do to honor gender pronouns as event planners? by rockyraccoon
- "How do you know it was because of your race?" by jnrs
- a comment by jessamyn
- What's your favorite piece of trivia? by storybored
- Colleague/coauthor convicted of child porn posession – now what? by Anonymous

- Saturday Night Live: Adam Driver, Kanye West by DizzyOnBugSpray

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- Open to the Sky by Foosnark
- The Counterforce by Grangousier
- Life, Alexander by Maaik
- Arps-speriment #3: Soothing Arps by CarrotAdventure
- Caroline by peppercorn
- Ed Steamhams - Cooking Out Loud by cortex
posted by cortex (staff) to MeFi Podcast at 12:56 PM (11 comments total) 1 user marked this as a favorite

"In don't need swearing, I only enjoy swearing."

Fuck yes.

Man, I feel like the last time I'd heard of Jesse Ventura mentioned in connection with TV was when he was doing that stupid conspiracy show.
posted by mandolin conspiracy at 4:15 PM on October 3, 2018 [3 favorites]

that stupid conspiracy show.
posted by mandolin conspiracy

Your point?
posted by Johnny Wallflower at 9:07 PM on October 3, 2018

Don't worry about the South by blah. Many of we in Austin call it Fuck by Fuck Off!

Love from Austin.
posted by a humble nudibranch at 12:53 AM on October 4, 2018 [1 favorite]

Thanks for mentioning my horror stories! I had thought they would mostly serve as inspiration for the longer stories I write, but it turns out a two-sentence horror story is a lot like a very simple joke with a setup/punchline, and anything more is too much.
posted by maxsparber at 7:26 AM on October 4, 2018

Your point?

posted by mandolin conspiracy at 8:01 AM on October 4, 2018

Thanks to the podcast, I realized I had totally missed out on the whole Gritty spectacle, apart from seeing bits and pieces about "new hockey mascot." It's pretty hilarious.
posted by mandolin conspiracy at 10:23 AM on October 4, 2018

Speaking of conspiracies, I do not believe in spoops.
posted by rodlymight at 2:35 PM on October 4, 2018 [1 favorite]

I have been listening to this podcast this morning and it's been a great way to spend the morning. Thank you to Jessamyn and Josh for just being constant delights.
posted by fluffy battle kitten at 8:44 AM on October 7, 2018

Thanks for including Lyric McKerrigan, Secret Librarian! Just to clarify, it's not part of a series. I would love to write a sequel one day, but for now at least, it's a stand-alone book.

(Also I should maybe mention: if you know Vera Brosgol's work from Be Prepared or Anya's Ghost, you might be expecting a full-length graphic novel aimed at middle schoolers and older. This is a picture book aimed at a picture book audience.)
posted by yankeefog at 9:16 AM on October 7, 2018

I love that Jessamyn and Jesse "The Body" a.k.a. "The Mind" Ventura have crossed paths: this shrinks the entire world a bit.

It's just perfect when an interview about the Digital Divide requires an hour's drive just to get to the enabling technology (a camera and a fern and a chair), while one of the parties has excused himself from using the 21st Century's defining tech device. And it's *kisses fingers* when the woman drove to the guy, not vice versa, and the guy still requires the woman in his life to use a phone for him.
posted by wenestvedt at 9:45 AM on October 9, 2018 [2 favorites]

Hearing two people acknowledge that they are angry and everyone is angry without sounding too angry about it is fairly calming.
posted by Going To Maine at 8:14 AM on October 16, 2018

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