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An ongoing discussion of various lifestyle topics brought to you by Legion of Weirdos, hosted by John and Christopher.

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It’s been an interesting ride, this podcast. However, lately it’s been quite a complicated machine to maintain.

John was the inspiration for the podcast, since his constant irreverent but humorous riffing often led to many people uttering the phrase that became the podcast’s name. However, John’s life is complicated and my job description has changed a bit, making the task of getting the thing recorded quite the feat.

The other podcast, “Coupledom”, will continue. Please feel free to check that out at LegionOfWeirdos.com or your favorite podcast app.

Meanwhile, I’ve also recognized that the website needs much work that isn’t being done. It needs to be more than a repository for podcast episodes, so instead I’ll be focusing more energy on that.

Thanks for listening.

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Jobs – Shut Up Already #37

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Jobs: Can’t live with ’em, can’t live without ’em… unless you’re the Unabomber or something. Weird jobs, bad jobs, fun jobs… we try to cover the range.

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Weird Foods – Shut Up Already! #36

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Oddball cuisine and non-recipe recipes… Faking gourmet… Snails… Frogs… These are the yummies that make up this week’s episode.

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Battling Bullies – Shut Up Already! #35

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Bullies will be bullies, right? This week, the Christophers talk about how they handle bullies, how they used to handle them, and times they’ve been bullies.

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Corporate Lingo – Shut Up Already! #34

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This week Carolina fills in and the discussion is about “corporate speak”, you know… that annoying multisyllabic dribble that accompanies a powerpoint.

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Schadenfreude – Shut Up Already! #33

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Schadenfreude is pleasure derived from the misfortunes of others. Not that any of us would be that mean, but this is our topic for the week.

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Evernote Brainstorm – Shut Up Already #32

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This week we go through Christopher’s Evernote files, which open a weird window into his brain. The other Christopher laments having shown up for the taping as he gets picked on a bit. Pointless fun.

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Fights! – Shut Up Already! #31

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Have you ever been in a fight? What was it like? This week, our three hosts, Christopher, John, and Christopher, discuss the matter.

Shut Up Already! Is a ongoing discussion of life’s little idiosyncrasies hosted by John and Christopher and sometimes another Christopher. Never take ‘em too seriously.

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Weird Words – Shut Up Already! #30

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Uvula, shuttlecock, and polyp are enough to send you into a hypnagogic myoclonic state!  Three hosts this week; Christopher, John, and Christopher

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2015 – Shut Up Already! #29

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What should we talk about in the new upcoming year on this podcast? Since vacation schedules at our day jobs threw a wrench in things, Carolina guests hosts with Christopher for this one, pitching some pretty decent ideas. 

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Starting New Relationships – Shut Up Already! #28

ShutUpAlreadyHow do you start a new relationship? Whether it’s a romance, a job interview, a new friendship, or something else, there are many similarities and differences in how it’s done, just don’t do it John’s way. This is another “three host” episode.

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The Abominable Religion Episode – Shut Up Already! #27

ShutUpAlreadyWhere do we go when we die? Where did we come from? Where were you in 1492? This episode isn’t for everyone, especially for the faint of heart in the matters of theology. This is yet another three-host episode with John, Christopher, and the other Christopher.

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Dead Man’s Dinner Party – Shut Up Already #26

ShutUpAlreadyJohn’s back! This week, Christopher and John go to a firing range and play with firearms. After that, they recorded a podcast while sitting in the car outside in the parking lot. Christopher’s car was used as John’s car is a powder blue grocery getter with liberal bumper stickers. After all, people could see.

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Guns – Shut Up Already #25

ShutUpAlreadyJohn’s back! This week, Christopher and John go to a firing range and play with firearms. After that, they recorded a podcast while sitting in the car outside in the parking lot. Christopher’s car was used as John’s car is a powder blue grocery getter with liberal bumper stickers. After all, people could see.

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Nerds, Geeks, Dorks, and… – Shut Up Already #24

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This week, nerd cred. Also, what’s the difference between a nerd and a geek anyway? And what about dorks?

John’s still fighting lycanthropy, so this is yet another “double Christopher episode”.

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Who Has it Easier, Men or Women? – Shut Up Already #23

ShutUpAlreadyJohn’s still fighting lycanthropy, so this is yet another “double Christopher episode”.  This week, the very important debate of women vs. men and who has it easier in life, generally… Childbirth aside, of course! The same subject is discussed on Coupledom, our other podcast, this week as well.

Shut Up Already! Is a ongoing discussion of life’s little idiosyncrasies hosted by John and Christopher. Never take ’em too seriously.

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ASSumptions – Shut Up Already #22

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John’s still on safari in Antarctica. Filling in is yet another Christopher. This new one has a NASCAR accent. Christopher and Christopher talk about assumptions people make based on one’s appearance and demeanor, among other things.

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Stuff and No Stuff – Shut Up Already Update

ShutUpAlreadyChaos is still chaos is still eating our schedules. All should be back to normal soon when John gets out of prison. Shut Up Already is going to take another week off. This audio has some updates and info and stuff. Please check out the link below for the latest Coupledom podcast!

Shut Up Already! is a ongoing discussion of life’s little idiosyncrasies hosted by John and Christopher. Never take ’em too seriously.

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Too Weak High Ate Us – Shut Up Already Update

ShutUpAlreadySometimes chaos is as chaos does. Sometime chaos gets ahold of your schedule and doesn’t allow you time to record. Sometimes other life things get in the way. Shut Up Already is going to take this week and next week off to regroup and stuff. We’ll be back two weeks from today with something new. As for now, please check out the link below for the latest Coupledom podcast!

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B-Side Goulash – Shut Up Already #21

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Leftover noodles and hamburger from the frig thrown into a pot with some tomato sauce and spices. Good stuff from bad episodes: Sometimes there’s not enough decent material to post an episode, but there are still a few minutes of decent material. Sometimes we might throw that stuff together and post it. Sometimes that might be this week.

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Movie Stupidity – Shut Up Already! #20

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Ever notice when a car in the movies spins out on dirt, yet you hear a tire squeal? How many freakin’ “555” numbers can there possibly be? How come Jack Bauer never sleeps? How come nobody poops? This week John and Christopher talk about how art doesn’t imitate life in the movies.

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Introducing Coupledom – Shut Up Already! #19

ShutUpAlreadyCarolina steps in as John’s away moving house to introduce yet another podcast from Legion of Weirdos: Coupledom, where we talk about the finer points of life as a couple, as parents, and all that without trying to tread too much into mommy blogger territory.

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High School Should Teach This – Shut Up Already! #18

ShutUpAlreadyThis week John and Christopher talk about the stuff high schools SHOULD teach but don’t. How to balance a checkbook, how to apply for a job, how to use birth control, how to change a tire, etc. It’s a great session with two old men on their porch yelling at the kids to get off their lawns!

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Man Cave – Shut Up Already! #17

ShutUpAlreadyJohn and Christopher talk about man caves. What would YOU have in YOUR mancave (or woman cave)? How about a wine cellar or a wall made of marbles?

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Pondering Homelessness part two – Shut Up Already! #16

ShutUpAlreadyJohn and Christopher talk about what they’d do if they found themselves suddenly homeless. The discussion strayed (there’s always some kind of tangent or non sequitur, right?) into a more serious discussion about homelessness last week, which continues into a less serious discussion for part two this week.

Yep, usually the podcast comes out on Tuesday. We’re late this week.
Like I said last week, take it out of our paychecks, hehe…

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Pondering Homelessness part one – Shut Up Already! #15

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A little different from the usual quick, dumb jokes and potty humor this time. John and Christopher talk about what they’d do if they found themselves suddenly homeless. The discussion strays (there’s always some kind of tangent or non sequitur, right?) into a more serious discussion about homelessness which continues into a less serious discussion for part two (next week).

Yep, usually the podcast comes out on Tuesday. We’re late this week. Take it out of our paychecks, hehe…

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Sex Change for a Day – Shut Up Already! #14

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What would you do if you could be the opposite sex for one day? John and Christopher discuss the whole idea of being a girl for the day. Deciding we’d probably be the female version of our present selves makes it a bit more of a difficult predicament.

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Clones of Famous Dead People – Shut Up Already! #13

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Who would you bring back from the beyond, as they were most popularly known, to interact with today’s world and why would you do it? Politicians? Rock Stars? Cavemen? OK… Probably not cavemen. Anyway, this is the subject of the week. Enjoy!

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Social Media Outsider part 2 – Shut Up Already! #12

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PART TWO: This week Carolina fills in to discuss with Christopher the appropriate behavior for social media. There seems to be a difference of opinion here. This is part one of a two-parter. Strap in and give it a listen!

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Social Media Outsider part 1 – Shut Up Already! #11

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This week Carolina fills in to discuss with Christopher the appropriate behavior for social media. There seems to be a difference of opinion here. This is part one of a two-parter. Strap in and give it a listen!

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Dream Apps – Shut Up Already! #10

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This week we talk about what apps we’d think would be perfect for our smartphones, if only they’d get invented. Finally find that can of “hearts of palm” your wife sent you after at the grocery store. Have your phone warn you when you’re about to bruise your husband’s fragile ego. Maybe even a self-destruct mode! No, nevermind that!

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Deal Breakers and Mood Killers – Shut Up Already! #9

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NSFW – John and Christopher talk about what kills the mood, either for hanky-panky or for starting a relationship. No punches were pulled for the sake of social appropriateness. Clear out the small children, maybe put some headphones on, and have a listen. Better yet, listen in the dark… but not at work, for the sake of King Kong!

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Sharing – Shut Up Already! #8

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Sharing. How much do you share and what’s your limit? Money? Food? Your toothbrush? In this episode, Christopher and Carolina discuss the matter in detail. John? He’ll be back, he had a small emergency-type thing to take care of last minute.

We also get into some of the details of “sharing” with your own kid.

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Etiquette and Stuff – Shut Up Already! #7

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Do you talk to people on elevators? Toilet lid up or down? We still apparently like talking about bathroom stuff. We go beyond just etiquette and talk about things you just shouldn’t do if you plan on being a decent human being. Also, John tells bad jokes while Christopher laughs too loud. Oh yeah, and digressions. Always digressions.

Oh, and we get interrupted eight minutes into the recording by a weird draggy/noisy/thunder sound. That mystery never got solved, by the way.

The next time we record, we’ll be using two mics and taking the advice of Steve the QiRanger for that smooth radio sound.

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Worth the Money – Shut Up Already! #6

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This time we talk money; when it’s well spent and when it’s not. What things are worth paying top dollar for and what things are best left for the Dollar store. Of course there are digressions and sketchy conversations, ’cause that’s our thing.

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Shmoo, Kazoo, and Bad Sidekicks – Shut Up Already! #5

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So many shows’ so many useless and annoying characters. Shmoo, Kazoo, Cousin Oliver, Mrs. Howell. Join us as we hate on the side characters and sidekicks of pop culture entertainment. Oh, and at one point I confuse Paul Shaffer and Billy Crystal. So, grab your mac and cheese, fill up your sippy cup, and take an aural gander.

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Talking Like Kids About Adulthood – Shut Up Already! #4

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In this podcast episode, we talk about the differences in life between being a middle-aged adult and being a teen or a very young adult (basically still a teen). So you there in your wife beater, pour another Scotch, put on your slippers, and click on the “listen” button!

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We Are All Nasty – Shut Up Already! #3

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In this podcast episode, we discuss all the nasty everyday things people do in life. Sure everyone picks their nose, pees in the shower, and whatnot, but we explore further. So you there in yesterday’s underwear, get your hands out of your armpits and click on the “listen” button!

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Relativity of Funny – Shut Up Already! #2

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In this podcast episode, Christopher and John discuss the idea that funny isn’t universal, the importance of timing, and the equation of tragedy plus time… They also get into the idea of using humor to start conversations, pick up women, etc. and when racist humor might or might not be appropriate.

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Introductions and Stuff – Shut Up Already! #1

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Reuploaded because of audio issues: Welcome to the first episode of Shut Up Already, the Legion of Weirdos podcast. To get the ball rolling, Christopher and John have a discussion about the general direction of the podcast, among other things. So QUICK! Give it a listen so when we’re famous (or infamous) you can say, “I listened to them when…”

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