Talking About Stuff #177

Today the stuff includes…
More about training for “The Goofy Challenge” and setting big goals
Christiana is taking an improv class
Stepping out of your comfort zone
Mike is running experiments on himself
Different kinds of shoes to approximate barefoot running

Talking About Stuff #176

An old  recording from back in June 2014!


We talk about:

Game of Thrones (Season 4, Episode 9 had just aired)

Mike is training for the Disney Marathon

Making choices in our leisure time

Christiana’s diet and exercise plan

The Fargo TV Show

Book: Shadow Divers

A Wise Man’s Fear: Book 2 of the Kingkiller Chronicles

Talking About Stuff #175

Christiana reviews The LEGO Movie
Mike’s playing The Last of Us and catching up on Breaking Bad
A discussion of TV Show Endings (Contains only vague spoilers for Breaking Bad, Lost, and BSG)
Do you watch sitcoms? Why or Why not?

I am so pumped up!

I am so pumped up!

Talking About Stuff #174


Today we talk about the fun and excitement of self-improvement and building good habits! Seriously!
Mike’s new strength training regime –¬†Working out in the “anti-Planet Fitness”
Running Techniques
Follow-up to “The 4-hour Work Week” – “The 4-hour Body
Christiana’s new program for getting creative work done
The 80-20 Principle

Talking About Stuff #173

Fresh on the heels of what was actually a really late episode, we have another!

In this episode we talk about…

Getting sick
The Last of Us (videogame)
Breaking Bad (TV Show)
The philosophy of spoilers
Superior Spider-man (comic book)
Locke and Key (comic book)
Do you collect to consume or to preserve?
Mike’s trip to LA
The Veronica Mars movie and re-watching the series

Talking About Stuff #172

Christiana and Mike talk about movies, books, videogames and digital productivity in a podcast originally recorded a few months ago.

Topics include:

The Ender’s Game movie

“The Ocean at the End of the Lane” book by Neil Gaiman

“The Name of the Wind” book by Patrick Rothfuss

“The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo” trilogy by Stieg Larsson

We discuss the (at the time) upcoming launch of the PS4 and iPad Air

E-Book “#iPad Only”


Talking About Stuff #171

Christiana and Mike discuss stuff… mostly videogames.

Final Fantasy X HD
Final Fantasy XV
NCAA Football
Call of Duty: Black Ops II
Animal Crossing: New Leaf
Rogue Legacy
FTL: Faster Than Light
The Swapper
Kerbal Space Program

Some images we discussed in the show…


Talking About Stuff #170

Balticon – Friend Farm
Mike’s buying a house!
My trip to Florida
Board Game I played at Balticon: Fiasco
Announcements of the Xbox One and the PS4
The Top 20 Videogames of all time, as decided by G4

Talking About Stuff #169

Christiana and Mike talk about two recent book-movie pairings – The Hobbit and Life of Pi!

Talking About Stuff #168

Christiana and Mike talk about The Olympics, Space Exploration, and Comic Books.


Fight for Space – Kickstarter

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