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Show 144 starts with cheap beer offerings and happiness from the Astros. 

Musical Break - They Might Be Giants "Even Numbers"

At 4:00, Stig and Bill discuss the bond issue and the details for the special election on September 25th.

Musical Break - Kaleo "All The Pretty Girls" (Live)

At 12:34, Bill and Stig discuss the accusations against Omar Afra, Dayfornight founder. The two also ponder the future of the festival. 

Musical Break - Little Feat "Day or Night" (Live)

At 20:47, Bill talks about pitching changes with the Astros and the new Osuna acquisition. 

Musical Break - Pharrell "Happy"

At 25:48, Stig and Bill wrap the show up with what's new for them, escape rooms and the east side of Houston.

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Show 143 starts with a fire sale on beer! Bill celebrates a birthday quietly and some Astros controversy. 

Musical Break - Lorde (feat. Run the Jewels) "Supercut"

At 5:02, Stig mentions some show dynamics. Also a trip to Atlanta and a new FYHA tee shirt. Bill discusses the evolution of area codes in Houston.

FYHA Shop

Musical Break - Army Infantry "1, 2, 3, 4, Hey"

At 12:27, Stig starts a segment featuring the recent Legends Home Run Derby and the continuing losses of the regular team. Also a bit of soccer and football news included as well.

Musical Break - Ambrosia "Drink of Water" 

At 19:55, Stig mentions just a little bit of Beto for Texas news. Bill has some spot on reporting on B Cycles and some sex-related activities news!

Musical Break - Little Feat "Walkin' All Night" 

At 31:02, Stig and Bill finish the show off with a bit of what's new for each of them, a bar for Stig, a hotel for Bill.

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Show 142 starts with a discussion of the word hipster. The guys preview what's coming up on the show.

Musical Break - The Suffers "I Think I Love You"

At 3:14, Bill starts by describing the outing by the podcast staff to the Suffers album release show at Heights Theatre. Stig does a bit of analysis between the last two shows he's seen. 

Musical Break - The Suffers "Intro"

At 12:37, Stig and Bill talk about Kiki Maroon's "Comic Strip" show including their favorite acts. 

Musical Break - The Suffers "Charlotte Intermission"

At 18:26, Bill and Stig give their final thoughts over the last month of watching the World Cup. 

Musical Break - The Suffers "Do Whatever" 

At 22:37, Stig and Bill wrap up the show with a little more about French soccer and what's new for them for the week.

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Show 141 starts with a little wrinkle in the Copa de Dinero and some discussions about alcohol.

Musical Break - Billy Joe Shaver "Last Call for Alcohol"

At 4:33, Bill and Stig talk about the March to End Family Separation that occurred in downtown Houston. 

Musical Break - Piñata Protest "Life on the Border"

At 14:03, Stig and Bill talk about the continuing World Cup as well as the Astros. Stig's lucky eight grade socks are also mentioned.

Musical Break - Tevin Campbell & Prince "Round and Round"

At 22:27, bus routes 56 and 66 are explained and Stig gives an eyewitness report on the Cloud Column. Also, Stig mentions the Natural Science Museums exhibit, "Death by Natural Causes". The guys wrap up the show telling what's new for them for the week.

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Show 140 starts with a discussion about early hour recording and a preview of what's coming up on the show. They also divulge what beer they are consuming during the recording.

Music Break - Shakira "Waka Waka - This Time for Africa"

At 3:52, Stig and Bill break down some of the coverage of the World Cup. A racist event also happens within the first week of games. 

Music Break - Pitbull "We Are One Ole Ole"

At 12:33, Bill and Stig review their experience at Pitch 25 watching an Iranian game. The guys also talk about watching other games at other venues. The recent USA rugby win is mentioned as well. Astros go on a winning streak, on the road.

Musical Break - Nicky Jam "Live It Up" 

At 22:05, Bill and Stig take an art break and discuss the "Cloud Column", one of Houston's newest art installation. The show closes with both describing what is new to them this week. 

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Show 139 starts with a correction from the previous show regarding the royal wedding. Stig and Bill also preview what's coming up on the show.

At 3:39, Bill and Stig discuss the recent suicides of Kate Spade and Anthony Bourdain. Stig covers some basic facts and then Bill and Stig talk for a few minutes on how to combat this very serious problem.

The NIN discussion of suicide

At 10:37, Stig and Bill talk to Kiki Maroon about her upcoming Comic Strip show at Warehouse Live next month on July 14th. Kiki shares all the details about her production as well as telling about regular monthly shows.

Kiki Maroon

At 21:48, Stig mentions the premiere of the 31st season of Cops and cause great confusion between angry Bill and betwixted Kiki. The sports talk time covers Major League Rugby. The upcoming World Cup takes the final spot on the show with both Bill and Stig having forgotten to share anything new for themselves on the show this week. 

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Category:podcast -- posted at: 6:37pm EDT
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Show 138 begins with with can day at the secret location. The guys talk about what's coming up on the show as well. 

Musical Break - Royal Company Scam "Let's Pretend We're Married"

At 4:32, Stig and Bill discuss the facts surrounding the royal wedding along with fake Facebook names. 

Musical Break - Huey Lewis & the News "The Power of Love"

At 13:30, Bill provides sad notes about Huey Lewis. Bill than shares a few news blips that got lost in the onslaught of political news noise. Stig and Bill than discuss Pitch 25, the new soccer themed bar and grill.

Musical Break - Taylor Swift "End Game"

At 24:56, Stig and Bill discuss the shooting at Santa Fe High School. The show ends with new sours and popup music shows!

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Category:podcast -- posted at: 5:06pm EDT
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At the beginning of Show 137, Stig continues to complain about the heat. Bill drinks a "yankee" Texas beer while Stig goes just a bit to the west. The segment ends with a discussion of "mound" ball.

Musical Break - Madonna "Music" 

At 6:25, Bill and Stig start a discussion on a few recent music shows in the Houston area and the various venues they were held at. Groups and shows that are mentioned are Utopia, Fleet Foxes, the Peterson Brothers, Trombone Shorty, Childish Gambino, and Kendrick Lamar. 

Musical Break - Kendrick Lamar "DNA"

At 19:16, Stig and Bill cover a little bit of Dynamo and Dash news. 

Musical Break - Sly and the Family Stone "Dance to the Music"

At 22:53, Bill and Stig discuss the District Court news. Bill explains the nuances of the "Motor Voter Act". The guys then share what's new for the week for each of them. Bill makes a funny joke just as the music swells...

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Show 136 starts with some talk about the heat and canned beer. Bill and Stig also discuss the upcoming topics.

Musical Break - Bill Payne "Tripe Face Boogie"

At 3:44, Stig and Bill discuss day baseball. The guys also cover the recent success of the Rockets and Dynamo. 

Musical Break - Polish Pete "The Altuve Polka"

At 12:56, Stig mentions a recent live appearance with Polish Pete. Bill relates the recent decision regarding live outside music shows at White Oak Music Hall including details on sound monitoring.

Musical Break - Paul Simon "Street Angel"

At 20:01, Bill talks about the upcoming Comic Con and Stig relates viewing the Houston Grand Opera at the Resilience Theatre. 

Musical Break - Leonard Bernstein "Dance at the Gym"

At 27:44, Bill speaks of the Corpse Flower and then both Bill and Stig tell what's new for the week for them.

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Category:podcast -- posted at: 11:32am EDT
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Show 135 starts with a discussion of "screaming" birds and with the guys back in their night time element. Bill and Stig also discuss some sidewalk motifs that reference show 134 and their current beer choices. 

Musical Break - Austin Lounge Lizards "A Case of Coors"

At 6:44, the segment starts with Stig mentioning his jewelry again and the Suffers tweet. Astros pitching is also briefly mentioned. Stig mentions the recent bike summit that was held at St. Arnold's. May 29th begins non-corporate coffee day.

Musical Break - TMBG "Istanbul (Not Constantinople)"

At 17:44, Bill discusses the new innovation hub in midtown. 

Musical Break - Ricki Lee Jones "Easy Money"

At 25:11, Stig introduces the new Sabercats! There's also a comment on Girl Scout cookies from out of state. The show ends with Bill and Stig sharing what's new from them this week.

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Show 134 begins in the daytime with discussions of beer drinking of various flavors and what's coming up on the show.

Musical Break - The Cars "Cruiser"

At 3:56, Stig refers to Show 101 because of confusion in time shifting. He also has an exclusive with the person involved in the Astros' pennant reveal. The ring ceremony is also discussed along with the honesty of Stig's wife. 

Musical Break - UB40 "Watchdogs"

At 14:19, Bill discusses Texas 4th Graders testing and what the results tell us. 

Musical Break - CSN&Y "Teach Your Children"

At 21:30, Stig and Bill discuss some Rockets facts and playoffs. Bill gives some facts about the recent Art Car Ball and Parade. 

Musical Break - Prince "The Future"

At 27:11, Bill and Stig wrap up the show with noting the upcoming Bikes on the Bayou. The pair then share what's new for them this week.

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Category:general -- posted at: 11:47pm EDT
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Stig and Bill begin the show talking about a brewing trick going on around town and what's coming up on the program.

Musical break - Red Rider "Lunatic Fringe"

At 4:28, Bill and Stig discuss the March for Your Life event along with a few things that happened around the event. Bob McNair has spoken again. Show 131 correction.

Musical break - Les Paul and Mary Ford "How High the Moon"

At 14:08, Bill and Stig remember that what you put on the internet stays on the internet. Stig feels like a winner due to Texas Tech. The guys also discuss the sellout soccer game at the Microwave. Stig also mentions the Dash home opening game. The segment ends with news that the I heart Houston sign has moved.

Musical break - T-Bone Walker "Call It Stormy Monday"

At 20:40, Stig mentions some of the changes due to the World Series win and a visit to the White House. The guys finally weigh in on Stormy Daniels. The show ends with a nature moment from Stig and a new art find from Bill.

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Category:podcast -- posted at: 12:36pm EDT
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Show 132 starts with Stig talking coffee beer and scheduling troubles. Bill mentions the death of District K council member Larry Green.

Musical Break - The Police "Deathwish"

At 5:14, Stig shares Go Tejano Day at the rodeo. Bill and Stig also talk about the Rockets win streak ending and March Madness.

Musical Break - Faith No More "We Care A Lot"

At 11:48, Bill and Stig talk about the Astrodome. Stig tells an amusing ATM story. Bill talks about 14 Pews. 

Musical Break - Madisen Ward & the Mama Bear "Silent Movies"

At 21:44, Stig and Bill wrap up the show with a bit of free beer and what's new for each of them.

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Show 131 starts with whiskey and beer! The rodeo is in town and spotted in the Heights. Stig and Bill mention what's coming up.

Musical Break - Death Cab for Cutie "No Room In Frame"

At 5:36, Stig and Bill break down the Olympics and have some odd observations several participants.

Musical Break - Oingo Boingo "Little Guns"

At 14:55, the conversation moves to guns, Parkland, NRA, shooting semi-automatics.

Musical Break - Thomas Dolby "Commercial Breakup"

At 23:08, Bill and Stig talk about voting and the primaries. The is some attention on the dynamics of the state house. 

Music Break - Boyfriend "Hey Girl (SHY Remix)"

At 34:52, Bill brings the Lent news. The pair share what's new to them, Stig's is merely perception, Bill's is social.

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Show 130 starts with a bit of Olympic news and special beers for a special day. They guys also preview what's coming up on the program.

Musical Break - Robert Ellis "Only Lies"

At 5:45, the Olympics discussion starts with medal counts and caloric intake for athletes. Astros news also begins.

Musical Break - Hoops McCann Band "Deacon Blues"

At 14:58, the Olympics take center stage with several stories coming out of Korea. Bill also takes us through a couple of upcoming political races in the neighborhood.

Musical Break - Little Feat "A Apolitical Blues"

At 28:55, Stig features an article from Vox. Bill and Stig talk about the Astrodome. The show wraps up with what's new for the guys.  

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Category:podcast -- posted at: 11:59pm EDT
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Show 129 starts with a semi-inebriated co-host and a discussion of what's coming up on the show including what Bill and Stig are drinking.

Musical Break - TMBG "Your Racist Friend"

At 3:12, Stig and Bill break down the Super Bowl and the halftime show and commercials. Special attention is given to sound issues and production. J.J Watts' award is also mentioned. 

Musical Break - Kaleo "Broken Bones"

At 12:13, Stig hates on Facebook due to bad memories. Bill and Stig talk about the recent They Might Be Giants show at White Oak Music Hall. Stig also mentions the tribute band trend as well as noting the new Giant Kitty album and in-store appearance at Cactus Records.

Musical Break - TMBG "Wicked Little Critter"

At 19:53, Bill and Stig talk a bit about Dial-A-Song. Stig gives you the info on the Rockets. Stig then talks about Bill nailing the CR bill analysis. Stig references "The Gist" and a parody piece on Jabba the Hut. The Alley has a personnel change for all the wrong reasons. Dan Patrick is ruining the Olympics. The show ends with what's new for the guys.

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Category:podcast -- posted at: 3:02pm EDT
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Show 128 starts with talk about the cold snap that came back through and what the guys are drinking and what's coming up on the show.

At 4:40, Stig talks about long car trips and then the pair discuss Congress. The guys also talk health. Reflections from the 1995 shutdown are also covered. 

At 14:22, Bill and Stig discuss a correction from the previous show. Bill gives flu tips. Stig mentions this year's version of the Women's March. Bill gives us info of the art exhibit at the Williams Tower. 

At 24:16, the sports segment starts out with excellent football talk. Stig continues the news with Rockets love and a wedding announcement. The guys finish up with some things new to them.

 

 

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Show 127 starts with a correction and then Bill remembers his beer, Stig does not. Also mentioned is a preview on what's coming up on the show.

Musical Break - Bjork "Play Dead" 

At 4:11, Stig talks about being called out on social media. New Years' celebrations are then discussed. A bit of the cold snap is discussed including sad news from Levy Park. 

Musical Break - En Vogue "My Lovin' (You're Never Gonna Get It)

At 11:40, Bill discusses a candidate for Texas governor from Dallas. Stig discusses some distaste with Nikki Haley. Bill and Stig then talk about the "tweet" of the week.

Musical Break - Frank Zappa "Valley Girl"

At 20:11, Stig brings out the sports minute, football playoffs and Rockets have a tragic loss. At Texas university's basketball team is .933. 

Musical Break - Gregory Isaacs "The Border"

At 26:22, Stig remembers the beer he was drinking and Bill and Stig share what's new for them with you.

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Category:podcast -- posted at: 6:09pm EDT
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Show 126 starts with a little flu talk and beers of the week. Also what is coming up is covered as well.

At 3:52, Stig and Bill review the musical portions of Dayfornight 2017 including Pussy Riot, NIN, Priests and other acts. There is a reference to the Salon article on fashion.

At 16:03, Bill and Stig discuss the visual aspects and installations of the festival

At 23:33, Stig wraps up the Texans season, there's Rocket news as well as Bill and Stig's college teams results from the bowl season. Bill mentions the closing of the Harp and the two discuss different matters in West University.

At 33:12, the pair ends the show with a bit of other musical news featuring the New Duncan Imperials, Thrill, and Molly and the Ringwalds. As always, what's new for the guys ends the program.

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Show 125 starts with Stig and Bill telling what they are drinking this week and what's coming up on the show.

Musical Break - Def Leppard "Hysterical"

At 3:30, Bill and Stig talk about the happenings around the annual party at Bill's house. It all started with the Texan's Tom Savage injury this week. The logistics and placement of the shot block are covered as well as food truck mechanics.

Musical Break - Bubba Coletrane "Shot Block Party"

At 14:56, Stig and Bill consider when the sexual issues will hit the local and state level government. Bill tells results from the HISD elections. Stig rants against his debit card. 

Music Break - REM "So. Central Rain"

At 23:00, Bill and Stig cover the NHL expansion and Houston's role. The Rockets continue to roll. A few other upcoming events are mentioned and the show closes with what's new for the guys. 

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Show 124 starts with apologies to the listeners about the lack of publishing after the World Series. Bill and Stig talk about their beers and what's coming up on the show.

At 4:28, Stig relates a few stories from Las Vegas and a brush with greatness? Bill also tells about the Board Gaming Convention he attended in the DFW area. 

At 12:50, Stig gives Bill props for his college team loss. The discussion moves to the halftime performance. The fine at Auburn is also discussed and then the conversation moves back to College Station and Rice Uni. The university talk moves to another medical school here. 

At 21: 20, Stig tells about biking and the lane on Lamar. Stig then tells about the MLS in Europe. Bill talks about the controversy out in Ft. Bend county about words. Bill's cat is a killer. A local brewery moves. The show wraps up with the normal segment of what's new for the pair. 

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Category:podcast -- posted at: 9:52pm EDT
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Show 123 starts with Stig taking credit for the Astros winning the World Series. Bill talks about Sunday Streets in Gulfton. 

At 4:57, the segment starts with Alex Bregman shouting about Justin Verlander hanging around for another year. Beer selection is mentioned along with the guys' World Series experiences. 

At 14:16, Bill and Stig talk about the parade and other events surrounding the team's win. 

At 21:17, Stig tells about other sporting news going on in the city. Bill mentions some facts from the New York City Marathon. Stig reviews a show from Heights Theatre. Bill mentions some news from New Mexico.

At 28:15, Stig and Bill wrap up the show with what's new to them for the week. 

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Category:podcast -- posted at: 10:32pm EDT
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Show 122 starts with a more pleasant recording environment and a few corrections and questions. The pair also talk about what's coming up on the show. 

Musical break - Boyfriend "Love Means"

At 4:36, the segment starts with championship sporting news, specifically the awesomeness that is Dynamo soccer. Stig and Bill then break down the Astros winning the ALCS. Stig tells an old story of Jose Altuve meeting Justin Verlander. 

At 13:36, Stig asks you to check out the website at javamuses.javatime.us  Stig then introduces Bill to the concept of Swedish death cleaning which turns into a discussion about keeping all of your music and movie media. The pair also talk about 3D printing for children. Party on the Plaza returns to a new location. 

At 22:05, Stig asks Bill about a new app. Bill downloads a new support app. Bill tells us about the upcoming Houston City Streets. The guys wrap the show up sharing what's new to them. 

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Category:podcast -- posted at: 8:45am EDT
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Show 121 starts with Bill and Stig fighting for audio levels over the trivia host. A preview of what is coming up on the show is included.

Musical break - Prince "The Ride"

At 3:44, the segment begins with a discussion of drink choices for the game viewing. Stig and Bill then talk about the 2017 Moonlight Ramble which they both took part in. 

Musical break - Elephant Man "Bootie Dance"

At 13:04, Stig and Bill talk about the Astros series over the week in New York. Texans and Rockets are also included in the sports segment. 

Musical break - blankly "Velvet El Camino"

At 1915, Bill and Stig wrap up the short show with what is new to them, Bill has advice, Stig eats fancy tacos. 

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Category:podcast -- posted at: 3:21pm EDT
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Show 120 starts with Bill and Stig talking about the premature reporting of Tom Petty's death. Also discussed, what's coming up during the rest of the show. 

Music Break - Giant Kitty "Don't Stop That Bus"

At 4:25, the segment starts with beer selections for the week. Stig and Bill then discuss Day for Night being a woman-centric festival. Also discussed is the shift of Nina Diaz, from the band Girl in a Coma, to also performing as a solo artist. 

Music Break - Tom Petty "Time to Move On"

At 14:16, Bill shares some updates on the Texas Legislature especially regarding Joe Straus. Stig brings the news on jury assembly rooms downtown, a post-Harvey sad story. 

Music Break - Twin Forks "Back to You"

At 23:16, Stig updates a parole hearing. Bill shares legal news concerning the downtown tigers. Stig and Bill then work the sports segment with Astros and Texans news.

Music Break - SNL "More Cowbell"

At 37:37, Bill and Stig share what's new for them this week. Bill goes to a new eatery, Stig watches a disturbing film.

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Category:podcast -- posted at: 7:51pm EDT
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Show 119 starts with Stig verifying Bill's Instagram account and a little talk about the recording environment. The two reveal their beverage selections and preview what's coming up on the show. 

Music Break - U.S. Army Infantry "Hey, I Feel Alright Now"

At 3:57, Stig poses the question, "How do you deal with the 24/7 news cycle?". Bill and Stig discuss how to cope. 

Music Break - William Hong "Rocket Man"

At 15:48, Stig mentions the Swamplot photo essay of the silt deposits around Buffalo Bayou. Stig then talks about the UH/Texas Tech game and contrasts that with the Dash game. A bit of news regarding the Texans and Astros is also covered.

Music Break - The Weather Girls "It's Raining Men"

At 24:49, Bill and Stig talk about the rain finally returning for the first time since the hurricane and resulting stress. 

Music Break - Deep Blue Something "Breakfast at Tiffany's"

At 29:20, Bill and Stig wrap up the episode with what's new for them, Stig highlights a color, Bill mentions some television. 

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Category:podcast -- posted at: 12:40am EDT
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Show 118 starts with Bill and Stig discussing their drink selections and why they are drinking what they're drinking. Also a preview of what's coming up on the program is included.

Music Break - Faith No More - "We Care A Lot"

At 2:48, Stig and Bill discuss the Astros winning the AL West division. The two talk about the atmosphere at the stadium, some history facts, and looking forward to the next few weeks. 

Music Break - Beach Boys - "California Girls"

At 9:52, Bill begins the segment talking of his social media accounts. Stig and Bill then talk about Bill's recent vacation in Galveston and some observations from the island. 

Music Break - D'Angelo, Femi Kuti & Macy Gray - "Water No Get Enemy"

At 17:32, Stig and Bill talk a few more aspects of Harvey's impact downtown. Issues continue to be discovered that one doesn't necessarily expect. 

Music Break - Black Eyed Peas - "Smells Like Funk"

At 26:36, Stig starts the segment with a new find in the Heights. Bill adds another find from Galveston island. 

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Category:podcast -- posted at: 4:30pm EDT
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Show 117 starts with Stig jumping into a beer flight and Bill discussing what's coming up on the show. 

At 3:26, the secret location is revealed because of the beer names. Bill and Stig then continue their discussion on things about Harvey's impact. 

At 11:53, Stig talks about changes in booty calls due to the hurricane. New winner due to how HEB handled the storm and their business model for emergencies. Also discussed, a few love letters and essays praising Houston as a city. 

At 21:07, Bill and Stig discuss the approaching baseball magic number. The pair also discusses some new faces both on the field and hopefully in the stands. Dynamo drop a bit but are still competing. Rockets sold, new sponsors approaching!

At 28:35, Stig appeals for a beer sponsor! Both Bill and Stig mention what's new for them to wrap the show up. 

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Category:podcast -- posted at: 1:45am EDT
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Show 116 starts with Bill and Stig finally getting back together after the hurricane physically prevented them from getting together. The pair tells what they are drinking this week and then discuss the local breweries activities in helping after the hurricane. 

At 5:04, Bill and Stig discuss some observations about this particular hurricane and also talk about differences from previous hurricanes and tropical storms.

At 15:40, Stig presents a list of MVP's that emerged during the storm along with one loser. Bill talks about the Governor's disconnect to local officials.

At 24:56, Astros take center stage with the Rangers getting a bad reputation. Stig also mentions his travels to totality. 

At 31:10, Bill and Stig talk a bit about a show at White Oak Music Hall featuring Giant Kitty and Boyfriend. The show ends with what's new for the pair. 

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Category:podcast -- posted at: 8:48pm EDT
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Show 115 starts with Bill and Stig discussing their beverages of choice and what's coming up on the show. 

At 2:58, the segment starts with a review of the free Ozomatli show at Miller Outdoor Theatre. Bill then updates what the Texas legislature is up to including the sunset bills. 

At 11:19, Stig talks about the Pleasure Pier in Galveston. Bill picks up the conversation talking about other entities that were built over the water in Galveston, past and present. 

At 17:32, the sports segment starts with big news about the Dynamo. Stig also formally rebrands BBVA Stadium. Bill and Stig continue to watch the Astros and critique their recent performances. The segment ends with talk about Greenspoint Mall being sold possibly.

At 24:14, the show wraps up with Bill discussing a documentary he watched and Stig discusses a Sports Illustrated virtual reality bonus.

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Show 114 starts with some infrastructure problems and the editing purge continues. Stig then unfortunately starts the show off with a major-label beer. The pair then discuss what's coming up on the show.

At 3:44, Stig challenges the listeners to rate the show on iTunes. As part of the review, if you'd like to guess Bill's birth weight, feel free to. Stig and Bill then discuss the recent celebration of birth. Bill then mentions the one day branding of ESPNU to "The Ocho". Stig mentions a few of the less covered sports that aired that day. The Disney streaming startup is also pondered.

At 13:28, Bill gets annoyed by a Disney tweet. Stig talks a little about the craft brewing scene around the San Francisco Bay area and specifically Eight Bridge Brewing in Livermore, California. Bill talks about the state leaders blaming Texas' problems on big cities. 

At 21:10, Bill mentions the death of Mai's founder this past week. Stig ventures into a little discussion on the Taylor Swift trial which goes in a really bad direction. HEB grocery chain's expansion into a few areas is also discussed. 

At 27:50, The show wraps up with talk about the best food in the MLB. Stig mentions the upcoming Heights Brewery Bike Tour returning a bit too soon. Bill admits a mistake. The segment ends with what's new for the guys this week.

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Show 113 starts with a discussion about escaping Houston heat and the week countdown to Bill's birthday. 

At 3:10, the segment starts with the guys discussing which beers they are drinking this week. Stig briefly mentions the insect bite scale. The press secretary shake up and changes this week are mused about. Bill then talks about the chief of staff firing. 

At 13:39, Stig and Bill talk about Health Care vote and John McCain. 

At 21:11, Stig gets a Twitter reply! Stig questions Bill through his 50 years of crazy. A musical quiz to determine your age works for Stig, not for Bill. Then Bill tell about Styx trip to NASA.

At 32:10, the final segment starts with the military transgender ban. Stig and Bill then talk about the Gold Cup results and a little history of the tournament. The show wraps up with Bill and a new diner, Stig talks about the moon.

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Category:podcast -- posted at: 11:32pm EDT
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Show 112 starts with Bill giving a little education on beer. Stig notes that there is no Italian collusion with the Java Muses.

At 4:02, Stig and Bill look at the details of the special legislative session for Texas. Included in the discussion is some of the Governor's special issues. The segment ends with a ranking of office rental space in the state.

At 12:58, in the business news segment, Bill notes the interesting problem the Rocket's sale includes. There is also a discussion on a few of the potential buyers of the team.

At 18:50, Stig mentions a new policy in cooperation between the city and sheriff's offices about field drug testing and a very large number of false positives and false confessions. On a lighter note, Bill explains an unwelcomed beer tasting.

At 25:10, the show wraps up with a sports segment including the recent Copa de Oro game at BBVA, a major Astros injury, and what's new for Bill and Stig.

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Show 111 starts with a discussion on vanilla in beer and a preview on what's coming up on the show. 

At 3:42, Stig and Bill discuss baseball, uniforms and mixed messages. Also included in the segment is an analysis on the current teams in the CONCACAF Gold Cup tournament. 

At 14:30, Bill details some Austin funny business with the TABC and their dealings with Spec's Liquor Stores. 

At 22:08, Stig and Bill talk about their recent trip to Heights Bier Garten a bit of politics. The show ends with the pair telling what's new to them 

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Show 110 starts with a the brewer's description of Stig's beer the usual preview of what's coming up on the show.

At 3:53, Stig and Bill talk about the Astros current performance and the selection of several players to the All Star Game. Stig also mentions the "new" pitcher with the worst ERA on the team. 

At 12:59, Bill and Stig talk about the band, Xanadudes - Now We Are Here. 

At 18:11, Stig builds bridges between the Astros and Yankees. Bill explains a new change in recycling in the city of Houston. A little disappointment in the Dynamo's road performance is covered along with a little upcoming international soccer.

At 25:09, Bill and Stig discuss what's new for each of them which includes podcast and plants. 

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Category:podcast -- posted at: 11:51am EDT
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Show 109 starts with a discussion of spoiled beer and current drinks. Also mentioned is what's coming up on the show.

At 3:55, Bill and Stig give insights to the recent Pride Parade and talk a little about the changes over the years. Included is some analysis on the downtown location.

At 11:19, Stig tells about finally seeing a show at the NERG, it was Metallica.

At 15:44, Stig talks about getting a new, unwanted follower on Twitter. Bill covers Governor Abbott, Mayor Turner and his involvement with Houston being a sanctuary city, and a proposed Travel Ban to Texas!?

At 25:37, Stig has Astro and Dynamo news. He also mentions a small bit about former newscaster, Bob Boudreaux. 

At 31:28, the show closes with both fine arts talk and a not-so-smart TV after all.

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Category:podcast -- posted at: 8:05pm EDT
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Show 108 starts a rare daytime recording with a discussion of what Bill and Stig are drinking and a preview of what's coming up on the show.

At 3:49, Stig corrects a few statements about the Texas legislature. Bill then gives his opinion on the upcoming Health Care bill. Stig talks for a moment about the pair of blue jays that are building a nest in his windowsill. Bill brings up a few mistakes Sid Miller has made lately and Stig wants Sean Spicer's job.

At 11:36, the sports segment gets moved up and Stig begins by talking about the Astros in Oakland. Stig then gives a little additional information about the new Dash coach and updates on the performances of both the Dash and Dynamo. The segment concludes with an unnamed source's view on the Astrodome.

At 19:45, Bill and Stig talk about the fact that there are new people in town that have never experienced a tropical storm or hurricane. Bill reports on a local blackout. Stig mentions the new special crosswalk. 

At 27:41, Bill gives the scoop on the new law that requires one to be a certain age to get married. Stig has bag news that's becoming a statewide issue. Stig then shares what's new to him and Bill follows up with a love letter. 

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Category:podcast -- posted at: 3:08pm EDT
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Show 107 starts with some discussion about the downtown hotel and lazy river along with drink choices repeating themselves. Also included are some production notes about recording in a bar.

At 3:48, Stig starts a discussion on the completed legislative session. Topics to be included in the special session are mentioned as well as the new texting law. The discussion then turns to more discussion about the Astrodome. 

At 13:27, Bill relates the shoving incident that occurred the last day of the session. Stig mentions another incident earlier in the year. Bill then mentions other losers including teachers probably. 

At 22:04, Stig and Bill talk a little about the woes of the Houston Astros. The pair then mention a little Dash news. 

At 28:14, Stig begins celebrity news with Kesha. Bill mentions the ship commissioning  in Galveston and the discussion turns to guns. The show wraps up with what's new for each of the hosts.

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Category:podcast -- posted at: 11:03pm EDT
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A rare midweek recording has the guys drinking bigger beers. A preview of what's coming up is included. 

At 3:22, Bill talks about his extensive travels throughout the previous week which included Austin and Tulsa. Bill then talks about the Art Car weekend in Tulsa and compares it to the Houston event. Stig then talks about a new hotel he spent a few days in. 

At 12:50, Stig and Bill briefly talk about the U2 concert at the NERG. A general discussion then begins on summer plans. 

At 20:15, Stig mentions his brief encounter with Julia Morales. A quick political discussion follows. The guys then discuss a few prominent deaths. The show ends with Bill and Stig discussing what's new for them. 

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Category:podcast -- posted at: 11:22pm EDT
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Show 105 starts with blown kegs and disappointment. Also a preview of what is coming up on the show.

At 3:51, Stig gives stats on the Rockets lose, Astros continue to streak! Bill and Stig then discuss a recent 3D visualization of highways around downtown and out 45 North. 

At 14:18, Bill and Stig relate their recent trip to the Conservatory, Houston's underground beer garden. Stig then asks if Sean Spicer has been fired. Stig then a thought on how Sean may be removed from office. 

At 20:44, Stig talks about an Instagram shot with Ariel Helvetica only on the website. Bill talks about news in the Texas Legislature. Senator John Cornyn makes news at Texas Southern University by not speaking. Stig and Bill then tell what's new for them for the week.

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Category:podcast -- posted at: 11:53pm EDT
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Show 104 starts off with Stig promising not to talk about his birthday anymore. Bill and Stig then discuss their beer for the week and also what's coming up on the program. 

At 3:48, Bill and Stig discuss the Heights Bike Trail Brewery Tour which included Holler, Platypus, and Eureka Heights. 

At 9:55, Stig doesn't know when summer starts. Stig mentions the production note and using Ben Folds music again. Bill discusses a new marker going up in Glenwood Cemetery on Washington avenue. Bill then tells about funny business out of Austin regarding the Governor and senate bill 4. Stig talks a little about the city proposition on "recapture". 

At 19:31, Bill and Stig talk about day games at Minute Maid Park. Stig also mentions the Dynamo's perfect home record. Bill and Stig then speak of their recent experience at Hamburger Mary's. The show ends with the pair telling what's new to them. 

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Show 103 starts with some discontent with Bill and Stig not getting to drink what they really wanted to. Stig also mentions dissing Outlaw Dave. There's also a preview of what's coming up on the show. 

At 4:54, Stig and Bill discuss the first 100 days of the Trump presidency. Bill makes a Sarah Palin analogy. Stig points out Bill is being out tweeted. The segment ends with the old news of the United and Continental merger. 

At 16:05, the sports segment begins with basketball leading off! The history of the Spurs/Rockets rivalry is examined. The Astros continuing success is celebrated and possible shaming of the Rangers in predicted. 

At 23:08, Stig talks about the "new" Marfreless and the continuing outstanding Mongoose vs. Cobra. Bill tells about the return of "Party on the Plaza". 

At 31:17, the show wraps up with Stig talking about new public art in the city and Bill being excited about the return of MST3000. 

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Category:podcast -- posted at: 11:11am EDT
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Show 102 starts with a quick discussion on Bill and Stig's ailments. Bill's mom goes to a baseball game. The pair goes to break with sound from a first time fan at the BCBC.

At 6:16, Stig and Bill get the first beer at Warehouse Live. Stig upgrades equipment for the Muses and talks about Earth Day and Record Store Day. Bill and Stig then recollect some of their favorite moments over the last 100 shows, including a little sound from the Thrill interview. Show 43 was a big one for Bill. Burlesque artist Matt Finish takes us to break. 

At 15:50, Stig brings an eyewitness report from Upper Kirby including a car rally, the breast cancer walk, and firemen. Also, parking meters at Rice Village are discussed. Bill brings a report on the Texas Legislature and Dan Patrick. Burlesque artist Persephone Illyri takes us to break.

At 22:36, Bill and Stig begin the sports segment with Astros and Rockets news, included is a bit of discussion on the Patrick Beverly incident. Stig also covers some changes at the Houston Symphony as well as an upcoming "Music of Prince" show. Ben Folds recent appearance is featured. Burlesque host Nick T'Vegan takes us to break. 

At 32:24, the show makes history due to wardrobe. Bill introduces us to the "Dick Code". Stig looks into the future! Burlesque artist Ariel Helvetica closes the show but there's a special surprise if you listen through the credits!

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Category:podcast -- posted at: 10:53am EDT
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Show 101 starts with Bill and Stig wanting to cover more sports and the fact that they've never covered the Houston Zoo on an episode. They finish the intro with their beer selections for the episode.

At 4:23, Bill covers the recent Art Car Ball and Parade having attended both events in person. He describes a few special entries and mentions how the second year for the parade downtown went along with the new location for the Ball.

At 11:27, Stig tells the story about all the sirens in the Dallas Metroplex went off. 

At 13:40, Bill and Stig start the sports segment with a bit of Astros talk. The pair then cover the Rockets and playoffs. Stig then talks a bit about the Women's National Soccer Team and their game in Houston. 

At 20:00, Stig takes a week off of politics and talks about Delta's issues. We also contemplate our status as the fourth or third largest city. Bill talks about a bit of construction downtown.

At 25:40, Stig urges you to attend the Bayou City Burlesque Circus Arts Festival. The show ends with the pair telling what's new for the week. 

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Category:podcast -- posted at: 9:23pm EDT
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Show 100 starts with notes and corrections from the last couple of shows. Stig also clarifies who defends Kiki Maroon's honor. Remember to keep up with the shows, Bill and Stig won't necessarily give proper references. The segment ends with what's coming up on the rest of the show. 

At 5:07, Bill explains some recording techniques for podcasting. Stig begins the political news with national security and bad sports analogies. Bill reveals his Southwest Conference bias. Stig then explores the health care debate and picks on Louisiana.

At 13:58, Bill gets mentioned with Grinder in a tweet. Bill then reviews and introduces us to a few bands he discovered at SXSW. Stig follows up telling how you can experience SXSW without going. 

At 24:20, Stig mentions the Chuck Berry tribute at the Continental Club. Stig also tells the changes at Minute Maid Park, including Torchy's and "date" night? Bill brings the latest Rick Perry news to the front. 

At 33:10, Stig teases the upcoming celebration podcast. Bill covers the texting law in Sugar Land. The pair wraps up the show with what's new to them.

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Category:podcast -- posted at: 6:43pm EDT
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Show 99 starts with driving differences between Houston and Denver and notes on what's coming up on the week's show. 

At 4:20, Stig and Bill begin sharing this week's beer selections and start a discussion on "Death by Stig". Bill then shares his observation on this year's SXSW 100 from NPR along with his plans for his trip. Stig then talks just a bit about Soviet Soviet. Stig and Bill discuss some deep picks for March Madness. 

At 17:51, Bill state representative proposes a bill that would actually effect men instead of women for a change. 

At 25:09, Stig starts with random news from Minute Maid Park. Bill shares a story from the World Baseball Classic. Also, great deal on Astros tickets are explained. Stig then tell why the pair won't be attending the USWNT game at BBVA. The segment ends with an update on the Comic Con/Kiki Maroon conflict.

At 34:34, Stig shares his learning of the Resistbot, Bill follows up by sharing possibly too much. 

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Category:podcast -- posted at: 11:40pm EDT
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Show 98 starts with Bill and Stig discussing the rodeo and things around the rodeo. The pair also mentions what's coming up on the show. 

At 5:41, Stig and Bill talk and define the Zombie/Disco/Flying Pig Krogers and then discuss the Zombie Mall. After that, the pair discuss a new Heights restaurant that may harvest fish from Buffalo Bayou.

At 15:19, Stig and Bill have to keep talking about news from the White House including wiretapping and Sean Spicer antics. Stig then gives an eyewitness account of the new Levy Park. Bill follows up some reading news from Pop Culture Happy Hour on 1984. 

At 25:09, Stig discusses the Dynamo home opener win and some of the changes with both the team and broadcast. Bill gives a comprehensive report on the USWNT recent games. Stig wraps up the segment giving you the Dynamo schedule for April.

At 33:10, Stig and Bill wrap up the show with what's new for them. Bill begins with refurbishing via memory foam. Stig sees La La Land finally but reports on the new American Einstein who can be found at physicsgirl.com

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Category:podcast -- posted at: 11:03pm EDT
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Show 97 starts with a bit of discussion of what's coming up on the show. Also mentioned is the upcoming Houston Bike Plan vote at City Hall.

At 4:05, Bill and Stig start the segment with what's in their glasses. Stig then begins the discussion on the current D.A.'s new policies concerning marijauna. Stig also mentions several previous topics that are back in news again. Bill then tells about a possible new candidate to run in state elections. 

At 14:30, Stig talks about the Bike Summit that happened a week or so ago and the various dignitaries taking part and supporting the Houston Bike Plan. Bill talks a little about the University of Texas pulling back on a proposed expansion into Houston. Bill then talks about silly legislative moves about the Chile flag.

At 22:39, Bill and Stig talk about upcoming events around Houston including St. Patrick's Day and the Buffalo Bayou Regatta. Also discussed is the current art installation at the Cistern. Stig wraps up the segment with a nod to the final episode of Technology Bytes. 

The musical interlude is a nod to our friend Conn Wirth who departed much too soon. 

At 30:59, Stig references the wake for Bill's former roommate. Stig then talks about actually breaking his phone. Bill talks about following the Texas legislature on Twitter and then the show ends with a little discussion on the "bathroom" bill.

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Category:podcast -- posted at: 6:23pm EDT
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Show 96 starts with Stig and guest muse Dale Prasek talk about what's coming up on the show regarding some restaurant issues and eating in Houston. 

At 3:09, Stig and Dale dig down deep and discuss the issues regarding the closing of Foreign Correspondents. Dale then explains the draw of BBQ for visitors in Houston. The segment ends with Dale and Stig discussing the new five year concept restaurant, One Fifth.

At 20:37, Stig and Dale talk about Bill's vacation breakfast. Stig talks about the various cheeses and beer he had during a Houston Dairy Maids/St. Arnold pairing event. Stig also sneaks some Taylor Swift news in the show. Also since Bill is missing, Stig updates his running progress.

At 29:55, Dale and Stig cover a bit of sporting news. Dale mentions issues at Madison Square Garden. The show wraps up with Stig and Dale talking about what's new to them this week.

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Category:podcast -- posted at: 8:06am EDT
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Show 95 starts with Bill and Stig discussing their beers and what's coming up during this episode. 

At 4:29, Stig and Bill discuss working events around the Super Bowl, namely, the Dan Patrick Show for Stig, and events at Mid Main for Bill. Discovery Green may have limited access to the ZZ Top event. The segment ends with Stig and Bill talking about crowd dynamics and aspects of what happens in town during large events like the Super Bowl. 

At 16:01, Bill talks about his experience on the Metro Rail during the week and also about all the events at Mid Main. Bill and Stig discuss the actual game a bit including the 5 time Super Bowl champion from the past. Stig and Bill then go gaga for Gaga. The segment ends with talk about the advertising during the big game with some particular attention given to Lumber 84. 

At 31:40, Bill talks about the Feds getting involved with Pasadena. Bill also adds to his reading list from a few weeks ago. Stig talks about the Texas Rangers and the Brady jersey along with Saturday Night Live. Bill wraps the show with some talk about Walter's Downtown.

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Category:podcast -- posted at: 11:22pm EDT
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Show 94 starts with heer discussions and more happenings in the Avenida District. Also the pair discuss what's coming up on the show and NFL policy. 

At 4:10, Bill gets Stig to talk about his Facebook riff. Stig and Bill then talk about the refugee ban and some other issues including legal visas and the "wall". 

At 14:44, Stig gives a mention of our Twitter handles and then both discuss the changing of the guard at Jimmy's Ice House. Bill and Stig then talk about venues catering to the Super Bowl and the influx of visitors. 

At 21:46, Stig talks a little bit about working around the NFL Experience. Bill discusses a little on the attractions at Discovery Green. 

At 26:45, Bill give some background on who Poppy is after her cameo on the show last week. Stig talks about the Houston Mayor's response to the refugee ban. The show ends with Stig and Bill talking about what's new to them this week.

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Category:podcast -- posted at: 2:16pm EDT
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Show 93 starts with a bit of audio from the inauguration and generally the same speech from David Bowie. Stig then gives the corrections for the week and then tries to get the executive producer to say Bill is racist. Bill talks his way out of it. Bill and Stig then share their beverages of choice for the week. 

At 7:10, Stig reveals Johnny Manziel's tweet to the new President and a former tweet from DJT referring to Johnny. Bill then give the alternative attendance story that came out of Dallas this week. Stig then has to talk just a bit about Kellyanne. Bill add some observations about SNL's viability. 

At 16:03, Stig and Bill talk about the Women's March in Washington, D.C. and around the world. Stig then begins a discussion about the numerous executive orders being issued. Bill then covers a bit of the pipelines being approved. 

At 24:10, Stig discusses the changes made in the Hobby District for the upcoming Super Bowl. Included are the changes at Hobby Airport. Next, Stig discusses odds making in Vegas on the Trump presidency. Bill then give a list of books for reading that can help explain our times. 

At 39:35, Stig and Bill explain what is new to them for the week. Stig hits middle America, Bill goes to an unfamiliar mall.

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Category:podcast -- posted at: 1:08am EDT
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Show 92 starts with Bill and Stig talking about results of the previous freeze last week. They also discuss what is coming up on this episode. 

At 3:49, Stig mentions the recent Jerry Seinfield show in Sugar Land. Bill and Stig then talk about the upcoming Super Bowl events and relate experiences from the 2004 Super Bowl. A few specific events are covered as well as trains and parking meters. 

At 13:37, Stig talks about the mascot for Super Bowl 51 and Bill educates on the new downtown "district". Bill and Stig then discuss pink hats and day drinking.

At 22:16, Stig talks just a bit about running and the Houston Marathon. Bill and Stig cover the new Killer B's and Johnny Manziel. 

At 28:39, Bill wraps the show up reviewing the recent XanaDudes, Now We Are Here show. Afterwards, Stig tells about Alison Online Education and Bill tells about the new TV show, Emerald City. 

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Category:podcast -- posted at: 1:43am EDT
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Show 91 starts with a sound byte from Mark Hamill reading a DJ Trump tweet for the new year. Stig mentions it's Christmas time for him and Bill talks about one of his presents. The pair then covers what coming up on the show.

At 4:27, Stig starts the discussion about the Texans playoff game with Oakland and then, Bill and Stig discuss the upcoming game with the Patriots. Bill mentions the Xanadudes show this weekend at the Continental Club. Stig then mentions his learning about the Majestic Theatre in San Antonio and plans for defacing recording locations.

At 12:31, Bill tries to start a feud between the Muses and the Whiskey Brothers. Stig has a plan for a wall between the U.S. and Canada. Bill gives a bit of trivia on snow and buffalo. Stig and Bill then talk about Senate Bill 6 and strange things happening in Pasadena.

City of the Future from the BBC

At 20:16, Bill talks about the very severe freeze last week. Stig reflects on UH basketball and Hoffeinz Pavillion. 

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Category:podcast -- posted at: 10:31pm EDT
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Show 90 starts with some discussion of the differences between wolves and coyotes as well as gunshots.

At 4:30, Stig and Bill discuss various new year predictions including sports, celebrity deaths as well as the various presidential issues that may arise.

At 17:23, Bill and Stig discuss Facebook video and a "bad" gospel singer. Also covered in the segment is James Harden, Bowl game watching, Simone Biles, and Texans' playoff predictions.

At 25:44, Stig and Bill finish off the show contemplating starting a podcast feud. Stig mentions Bloomington, IN and the King Dough Pizza restaurant. The pair finish the show with what is new to both of them for the week. 

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Stig and Bill begin Show 89 at Town In City Brewing and discuss what's coming up and their drink selections for the recording.

At 3:46, Stig and Bill discuss the various music acts they saw perform at the 2016 Dayfornight festival. A few of the groups discussed include Matmos, Odessa, Aphex Twin, Blood Orange, Butthole Surfers, and The Jesus and Mary Chain. Included are a few live samples of the bands.

At 15:49, Bill and Stig discuss the art installations at the festival including United Visual Artists, Bjork Digital and others. 

At 29:58, Stig and Bill talk about the annual holiday party during Lights in the Heights at Bill's residence. It's an honest review. 

At 37:18, Bill tells about a trip to the hardware store. Stig covers what's new to him, a writing story, Bill covers a new comic book.

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Category:podcast -- posted at: 10:38pm EDT
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Show 88 starts off with a bit of talk about the weather and Stig immediately mentions his drink and Bill's shares info about his beer. 

At 4:06, Stig mentions the large live audience and then talks about moving his company to New Zealand. Bill then talks about personnel shuffles between Houston and Austin, you take our coach - we'll take your police chief. Stig then mentions the story about the woman on the tarmac at IAH. Bill tells about a band he saw this week.

At 15:24, Stig mentions some details about his L.A. trip. Stig and Bill then talk about the Astros' new/old player and Tai's Hill. 

At 20:07, Bill promotes his political twitter feed and talks a bit about state officials. Stig mentions his read of Steve Martin's "The Pleasure of My Company". Bill updates us on a read and on changes at Fitzgerald's.

 

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Category:podcast -- posted at: 10:02pm EDT
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Show 87 starts with Stig talking about recent illness and the fact that he hasn't seen Bill in a few weeks. Bill talks about a bit of holiday travel and a few of the things he did including Wurstfest. 

At 4:49, Bill and Stig talk about post election reactions. Bill then starts a discussion about the Lights in the Heights Christmas Party including the Purple and Black theme. Stig talks about the unbalanced Prince to Bowie CD collection. Bill then talks about destroying his iPhone. 

At 13:03, Stig talks about multiple sporting events on the same court on the same day. Bill tells a bit about the Texans at home including the roof staying on during a beautiful day. At UH, a coaching change is made. Stig and Bill compare and contrast Herman vs. Strong. Bill finishes the segment with a comment on the JJ Watt editorial. 

At 23:32, Stig reports on the Nutcracker and Christmas music on Sunny 99. Bill informs the new norm on when to break up around the holidays. Bill reports on his discovery of Edison's, a new bar with food. 

At 31:44, Bill reminds Stig to reports on what the two of them are drinking! Stig has drinks with World Cup buddy in Vegas. Bill takes in a movie at Sundance downtown. Stig gets schooled on a band called All Time Low but does remember Green Day. 

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Category:podcast -- posted at: 11:26am EDT
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Show 86 starts with an extended segment we lovingly call, "The Election Hangover". We discuss various issues and reactions from the 2016 Presidential Election and discuss a few local items as well.

At 17:28, Stig and Bill talk about more joyful topics such as Hunter Pence's Halloween costume. Bill also talks about the Heights proposition becoming wet. Stig and Bill cover the changes at Karbach and discuss a new brewery in the Heights, Holler Brewing.

At 31:42, Stig talks about a Houston initiative to stop homelessness and the success it's having. 

At 37:54, Bill and Stig finish the show with what's new to them. Stig covers Bob Geldof and Bill discusses being added to Facebook groups. 

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Category:podcast -- posted at: 2:28am EDT
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Show 85 starts with Stig complaining about unfair treatment from the executive producer. The pair then discuss drink selections and what's coming up on the show.

At 4:34, Stig starts the segment with a bit of info about Natchitoches, then Bill discusses his recent trip to Costa Rica. 

At 14:56, Stig shares some stats about Costa Ricans living in the U.S. and in Houston. Bill continues sharing other stories from his trip including spending some time in Liberia, Costa Rica not Liberia the country. 

At 29:47, Bill and Stig talk a little bit of sports including Texans, Rockets, and MLS playoffs. Stig also talks his directing dilemma and dildos on the field.

At 37:22, Stig reviews his ECNO concert experience along with a local band at Fitzgerald's. He also mentions the Suffers spring European tour. Bill tell about liquor and food mishaps while out of the country.

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Category:podcast -- posted at: 11:46am EDT
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Show 84 starts with Stig describing his girl-drink-drunk coffee and Bill corrects a mislocated brewery. 

At 4:57, Bill brings us news from Russia and the Piney Woods. Stig briefly discusses the Harris County's District Attorney's race which turned nasty this week. Stig then mentions all the things that were going on the past weekend and Bill gives us a review of things to do while at a wedding in and around Brenham, Texas.

At 19:07, Stig talks about working AHL hockey in San Antonio and reflects on the loss of the beloved Houston Aeros. Bill mentions the CUSA game that had 5 overtimes. Stig wraps up the segment incorrectly identifying the hotel where Robert Johnson recorded in the 1930's. 

At 27:24, Stig acknowledges that both he and Bill were too quick to jump on the Texans losing bandwagon last week. Bill gives news on our #1 fan. Stig explains how you can be like Bill, hip and cool. The show wraps up with Stig and Bill sharing what is new for the week to them. 

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Category:podcast -- posted at: 3:31pm EDT
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Show 83 starts with Stig's obscure reference to Ice-T last week and talk of the current moon. Bill and Stig also mention the Nerg and cupcakes get shared after all. The intro ends with beer mentions, Rocketfuel and Uncommon Cowboy.

At 5:41, Stig starts with a bit of analysis on the NBC Sunday Night Football open. Bill discusses his sod web worms. He then talks about his disappointment with the House of Blues. 

At 14:22, Stig talks about his recent job at the Rise Up as One concert on the border. Bill informs about the Wicked East End Music Festival along with the upcoming Lite Rock Express Show. Stig give a nod to the Houston Mural Festival going on this week. 

At 21:55, Stig tells about the Good Vibes Only HTX Block Party. Stig and Bill also talk about the upcoming Houston Cinema Arts Festival. Stig also share a way around the Home button push needed with the new Apple iPhone software. 

At 28:48, Bill and Stig wrap up the show sharing what's new for themselves and just a bit of discussion on how to watch the third and final presidential debate. 

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Category:podcast -- posted at: 11:01pm EDT
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Show 82 starts with Stig and Bill disclosing their beer choices for the week and what's coming up on the show for this week.

At 3:42, Stig and Bill start the discussion on the weeks' political news mostly concerning the second Presidential debate. Along the way, body mechanics are discussed along with millionaire's tax returns. Bill makes comparisons between Donald Trump and Ted Cruz. 

At 16:50, Stig turns the show to happier news with the Depressed Cake sale which was held last week. There was also some amusement with the Deep Eddy Vodka ambassador being a look-a-like. Stig and Bill then discuss the weeks sports news in an abbreviated segment.

At 25:42, Bill and Stig trade notes on all the upcoming events on their calendars. Bill is ready for Echo and the Bunnymen. Elvis Costello plays Revention. Java Muses favorite, Thrill, play the Hellcat Cafe. Also this weekend, the Taste of the Caribbean and the Korean Festival along with the Brazilian Festival on Sunday. 

At 30:11, Stig adds to the calendar the Moonlight Ramble on October 22nd. Also on the same day, Tacolandia! compliments of the Houston Press.

At 34:52, Bill brings OPEC news to the table. For the new things this week, Stig goes cerebral with being happy with his work, Bill covers and online comic, Questional Content.

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Category:podcast -- posted at: 2:03am EDT
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Show 81 starts with the usual corrections a brief discussion of beers and what wasn't available along with what's coming up on the show.

At 5:18, Bill and Stig start a general discussion on the first presidential debate and the oddities surrounding it. Bill then educates on the upcoming HISD bond issue on the upcoming ballot. The segment finishes with disturbing clown news.

At 16:53, Stig starts a wrap up on the Astros lackluster season buts finds a bright spot in the Brandon Laird story. 

At 25:40, Stig finishes the show alone due to a technical gaff but shares what is new for the week for both himself and Bill.

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Category:podcast -- posted at: 11:39pm EDT
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Show 80 starts with Bill discussing pumpkin beer and Stig noting the death of Buckwheat Zydeco. 

At 4:32, Stig and Bill discuss the upcoming Day for Night festival coming up in December including performer and artist information. Bill also adds his insights from attending last year's inaugural edition.

At 13:44, Bill and Stig talk about Texas Governor Abbott's desire to keep refugees from coming to Texas. Stig also discusses the upcoming Presidential debate and Mark Cuban. The pair has a surprise fan interrupt. 

At 24:55, Stig and Bill discuss the local sports news including some predictions from the fivethirtyeight website. Stig then begins a discussion on a few new television shows. 

At 35:16, Stig introduces a new segment and the pair talk about what is new this week for them.

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Category:podcast -- posted at: 4:30pm EDT
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Show 79 starts with Emmy's and Award Shows talk and Bill has a couple of favorites for the Houston Press Reader's Choice. The pair then discuss the day's beer dilemma and what they are drinking this week.

At 6:45, Stig starts a discussion on the Texans win. Bill and Stig then talk about the Houston Cougars and Texas Longhorns. Rice gets in the mix with controversy at their stadium over the Marching Owl Band's (MOB) halftime performance. Bill follows up on last week's UTEP discussion.

At 18:11, Bill talks about two deaths, one recent, one not. Stig mentions his visit to Miller Outdoor Theatre last weekend. Bill shares his recent Uber experience. 

At 27:59, Stig and Bill wrap up the show with actor migration news and what's new to them for the week. 

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Category:podcast -- posted at: 4:34pm EDT
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Show 78 starts with a lot of excuses for Stig and what Bill is drinking. An obscure reference to monkeys is dropped and will not be explained this week. 

At 4:20, Bill starts a discussion on college football with news of the Texas Allumni watch party at a new bar on Washington - Atlas Pub. There is also a little discussion about the UTEP coach. Stig talks about Alabama and Mississippi. 

At 14:22, Stig apologies for editing and Bill fields calls from the big energy companies. Bill explains the term "dreamers" and more oddities from the state government. Stig and Bill then discuss the Texans and Astros. Bill than contemplates Lamar High.

At 25:44, Stig reveals he will not pay to learn anymore. Bill than talks about the recent Thrill performance. Stig then talk just a bit of national politics. 

At 33:22, Stig discovers Kaleo the band, Bill has a new word to end the show. 

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Category:podcast -- posted at: 7:17pm EDT
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Show 77 starts off with Stig angry and the beer selections for the week. 

At 4:45, Stig starts the second segment off with what is bothering him. Bill and Stig then discuss the very humorous protests on the Austin UT campus over carrying guns. Bill reports on the finals of the Houston Roller Derby. Stig reviews the Lyle Lovett concert at the Hobby Center.

At 15:00, the discussion turns brighter with talk of rainbows and Pride Parades. Bill reports on B Cycle progress in Houston. 

At 22:00, there's a brief talk about the Astros progress. A short discussion then follows on Colin Kaepernick's protest. Bill wraps the segment up on the upcoming Oddfellow's Sausage Fest.

At 31:22, Stig and Bill wrap up the program with what is new for the week, each dealing with alcohol!

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Category:podcast -- posted at: 12:05am EDT
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Show 76 starts at a USWST viewing party with Bill and Stig discussing what's coming up on the show and what they are drinking.

At 3:30, Bill and Stig discuss the coverage of the Olympics and complain about NBC's presentation. They also talk about the opening ceremony as well.

At 14:40, Stig and Bill discuss the tensions between American and Russian women swimmers. Bill then gives a bit of a review on this years' White Linen Night. Bill also discusses his most recent scavenger hunt as well as the Heights Theatre renovation. 

At 30:45, Stig tells about some Astros' losses. Bill brings the news on a new bar in the Heights. Bill is upset with the Emmy's but happy about the dog park. Stig talks about airplane loading and Bill wraps the show with new television program news.

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Category:podcast -- posted at: 1:16pm EDT
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Show 75 starts with Bill and Stig discussing their drinks of the week and what's coming up on the show. 

At 4:31, Stig starts the segment with some observations about Vancouver, British Columbia. Bill adds to the discussion with reflection on his time in Calgary, Alberta. 

At 18:08, Bill educates us a bit about the Zika virus and where it lives. Stig mentions some infographics he's run across along with the news that Rockerfellow's club is reopening as a music venue. 

At 25:36, Bill and Stig bring you this week's sports news including Astros losing and Texan news regarding contract holdouts. Bill calls out some A&M coaches. Stig wraps up the segment with some disturbing FundMyTravel.com news. 

At 37:36, Stig wraps up the show with what's new to him, Bill shares some news regarding a worldwide scavanger hunt. 

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Category:podcast -- posted at: 3:29pm EDT
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Show 74 starts with Bill and Stig giving a brief discussion what’s coming up on the week’s show including RNC and DNC conventions, judicial decisions, and sports.

 At 3:59, Stig begins the discussion on the political conventions with trouble finding the speeches on audio. Stig continues talking about music usage in the RNC Convention including a statement by Brian May of Queen. Bill adds his perspective and some things he viewed throughout the week.

 At 16:07, Bill talks about two judicial rulings, one about voter ID law and one concerning birth certificates. Stig tell about Governor Greg Abbott demanding the University of Houston’s participation in the Big 12.

 At 25:10, Stig starts the sports segment with the streaking Astros. Stig also notes the passing of former Dallas Cowboy star, Robert Newhouse. Stig then discusses the heat at the most recent Dynamo game.

 At 33:30, Bill and Stig wrap up the show with what’s new for the week, including at stats website and more television series.

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Category:podcast -- posted at: 2:07pm EDT
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Show 73 starts with Bill explaining Stig's beer style to him. There is a short preview on what is coming up in the show.

At 3:28, Bill and Stig give a review of Comic Strip and some of the antics that took place. Stig and Bill then talk a bit about two separate roller derby bouts. Stig shares a few traveling tips from Miami. Bill shares some Town in City Brewing news for White Linen Night. 

At 16:54, Bill and Stig discuss the surging Astros. Stig shares a little Tour de France news. Bill does a short update on Elementary and a Star Trek reboot. Stig complains that vacation planning is too difficult.

At 26:50, Stig and Bill wrap up the show with some things that are new to them found this week. 

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Category:podcast -- posted at: 9:22am EDT
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Show 72 starts at Warehouse Live with Stig and Bill discussing what they aren't drinking and what's coming up on this episode. 

At 3:46, Stig talks about Bill torturing him with various GoFundMe pages. Stig then talks about the promotional insert for the Comic Strip show. Bill and Stig then talk about Mr. Robot 2.0 and the 4th of July holiday. Stig then mentions Freedom over Texas and the Suffers performance. 

At 13:58, Bill and Stig turn their attention to the great play of the Astros along with a bit of All-Star game talk. Stig then talks about the second Texan to ever ride the Tour de France. 

At 23:17, Bill and Stig talk a little about Sam Demaris and the Whiskey Brothers. Bill then complains about Dan Patrick's logic with comments after the recent Dallas shooting. Bill and Stig then talk changes in regulations with abortions. 

At 29:11, audience members share some comments about Comic Strip. Sam Demaris gives good sound.

At 31:02, Stig and Bill wrap up the show with what new to them this week.

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Category:podcast -- posted at: 11:19pm EDT
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Show 71 starts with Stig defending the honor of a former barista. Bill heads out to 11 Below Brewery. Stig then gives a preview of what's coming up on the show.

At 4:11, Bill discusses his recent outing to Houston Comicpalooza. He also mentions a panel discussion he attended along with a sighting of the incredible Rob Mungle. Finally he tells about getting stuck in the George R. Brown Convention Center.

At 17:32, Stig starts the sports segment out with some Copa America talk along with some discussion of Mr. Messi. Bill and Stig then discuss the Mexican National team and end the segment with some Houston Roller Derby news.

At 25:00, Stig starts with some good news about coffee. Bill covers some Houston Press reporting on bars including Cottonwood. Stig then has a bit of personal movie news. Bill and Stig end the show with what's new to them.

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Category:podcast -- posted at: 6:45pm EDT
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Show 70 begins with a story from the road about working too much. Bill and Stig also discuss the heat and drink selections. Also jealous among the local breweries? 

At 7:56, Stig begins a discussion on the Orlando tragedy. Included in the discussion were a few positive aspects including a GoFundMe campaign and how Houston would deal with a similar event. The segment ends with Lin-Manuel Miranda's speech from the Tony awards. 

At 17:36, Stig starts the Copa America talk including news from Foxboro, MA and the US team. Also, Brazil goes down amid a controversial play. The segment ends with a listing of the comics that will be appearing at Comic Strip. 

At 27:48, Bill and Stig change their drinks and give a bit of NASA news. Bill talks about a recent scavenger hunt he took part in. Stig talks about beer in MA. Bill and Stig discuss about FPSF and why it may not be as appealing as it use to be. 

At 38:48, Stig starts the segment with a bit of running talk. The segment continues with Stig talking about the new Paul Simon album, Bill covers developments from the Apple WWDC. 

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Category:podcast -- posted at: 12:49pm EDT
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Show 69 starts with a brief discussion of two new bars in town, one in Stig's neighborhood, one in Bill's.

At 5:10, Bill talks a little about his continuing illness and Stig discusses his insurance settlement. Stig then points out the error in punctuation in the Texas GOP plank along with more flooding. The pair wrap the segment up with news on the Free Press Summer Fest.

At 23:00, Bill educates on heavy trash pickup in Houston. Stig gets to talk Taylor Swift news again briefly. The upcoming burlesque and comedy show, Comic Strip, is discussed. The segment wraps up with baseball and softball news of the week. 

At 34:21, Bill and Stig wrap the show up with what's new to them. Bill has a movie from Hulu, Stig goes with a concept. 

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Category:podcast -- posted at: 11:09am EDT
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Show 68 starts with beer conversation and what's coming up on the show, including bathroom legislation and odd happenings in Dallas.

At 3:44, Bill talks about purchasing rain barrels and we compliment Mitch Cohen on the launching of The Market at Sawyer Yards. Bill and Stig then breakdown various happenings at the Texas GOP convention in Dallas. We then answer the question, "Will Texas turn blue?".

At 14:56, Stig and Bill discuss bathroom judgments and higher education. Bill talks about changing chromosome combinations. Bill wraps the segment with Paxton's comments on Target's bathroom policies. 

At 28:06, Stig starts with the recent decisions to get rid of Uber and Lyft in Austin. Bill and Stig consider local government making regulations. Stig then gets upset with high definition laundry soap. Bill shares something new to watch, Stig suggests a new music video worth watching. 

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Category:podcast -- posted at: 10:54pm EDT
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Show 67 starts with Stig and Bill talking about this week's beer selections and previewing what's coming up on the show. 

At 4:15, Stig and Bill talk about their Mother's Day activities and then just a bit about the Beyonce concert. Bill then reviews the current presidential campaign news. Stig then relates the story about the fiasco over an old $2 bill in Fort Bend county.

At 16:15, Bill and Stig talk a little about crawfish season and the Kentucky Derby. Stig then tell about an A&M pitcher's no-hitter over the weekend. 

At 23:17, Stig gives just a bit of sporting news from the local teams and then Bill and Stig discuss zoning in Houston. The show wraps up with what's new to Bill and Stig.

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Category:podcast -- posted at: 10:19pm EDT
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Show 66 starts with Bill and Stig discussing what is an alt beer along with Bill's cleanup after the storm. Stig also talks about what is coming up on the episode.

At 5:19, Stig talks about Facebook birthday protocol, then Bill takes up more political goofiness in Oklahoma. Bill and Stig discuss the Uber issue in Austin and fallout from the HERO proposition not passing. Stig ends the segment with a delicate subject for Oklahoma women.

At 16:20, Stig begs for feedback on the website and notes an upcoming spike in Japanese listeners. Bill and Stig then go through a list of several things to do this month in Houston from museums to bike rides to a few concerts. 

At 31:12, Stig mentions a new sour beer that he tried this past week, Bill shares something all of us know too well. 

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Category:podcast -- posted at: 12:19am EDT
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Show 65 starts with Bill and Stig discussing what will be coming up on the show and their use of antihistamines. As usual, they also mention their current beers for the recording session.

At 5:16, Stig and Bill begin a discussion on the Houston Tax Day Rain Event. Included in the commentary is analysis on the media coverage and other specifics on totals and more. 

At 14:29, Stig goes through the five stages of grieving on Twitter after a celebrity dies. 

At 22:16, Bill and Stig go over a few things that happened in the Houston Sports world. Stig slams a Texas Ranger broadcast. Bill brings us up to date on Houston Roller Derby. Stig finally has one sticker for all. The show concludes with Bill sharing a new iPad application and Stig discovers something old on YouTube. 

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Category:podcast -- posted at: 11:06am EDT
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Show 64 starts with an executive producer correction about the Astros lottery - Share 2 Care. Bill and Stig then preview what's coming up on the show.

At 4:43, Bill gives a comprehensive review on the Art Car Ball and Parade, Stig discusses briefly CounterCulture 16.

At 11:52, Stig and Bill discuss ongoing questionable activities by former Governor Perry and Sid Miller, aka the Rodeo Clown. Stig gives a brief review of sports about the Houston area. 

At 21:19, Stig shares what's new to him with a new software game and Bill wraps up the show dropping more knowledge bombs.

 

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Category:podcast -- posted at: 10:35am EDT
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Show 63 starts with Stig and Bill previewing what is coming up on the show and listing their beers of choice.

At 4:45, Stig talks about too many work days in a row and all of the sports events around Houston during the Final Four. Bill and Stig then discuss the inductees for this years basketball Hall of Fame including Cheryl Swopes and Yao Ming. Stig then talks about the Astros in Action sports raffle/lottery. 

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At 20:55, Stig talks about the Texas Relays and Bill discusses the Art Car Ball and Parade. Stig also talks about the crowds in downtown for Final Four. 

At 33:17, Bill and Stig wrap up the show with a recent concert review and share what is new to them this week, the clue being it's hardware. 

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Category:podcast -- posted at: 11:14am EDT
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Show 62 starts with a preview of what's coming up on the show and Stig learns about nitrogen. A few overdue thank you's are also given out. 

At 4:42, Bill talks about the latest state scandal involving a Texas state official who went and got the "Jesus" shot in Oklahoma. Stig discusses a little of the oddities of this years NCAA basketball tournament. 

At 18:09, Stig talks about a few odd home runs in baseball/softball games this past week. Stig also gives the sports schedules for April for the Houston sports teams.

At 25:28, Bill pulls the curtain back on our recording environment. He also talks about the CD release by Thrill and a new restaurant review. Stig's wife replaces his 80's boom box.

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Category:podcast -- posted at: 1:52pm EDT
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Show 61 starts with a bit of talk about tournament brackets and a correction about the McElroy's downtown. The guys preview what's coming up on the show and share what they are drinking. 

At 4:26, the segment starts with a discussion of all things SXSW. The discussion includes some of the shows that were seen as well as hanging at the festival without a wristband.

At 18:58, Stig and Bill continue with a brief discussion of some of the results of March Madness and the NCAA basketball tournament. Stig gives the schedule for the upcoming March Madness Concerts at Discovery Green during the Final Four Weekend. Stig and Bill continue with a little talk about the NIT tournament.

At 28:03, Bill and Stig continue the sports theme with a little talk about the Rockets and the Dynamo. Stig then discusses an issue on how today's news stories are written. Stig then talks about what's new to him, Bill has famous sightings in Austin early on a Saturday morning. 

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Category:podcast -- posted at: 1:41am EDT
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Show 60 starts in the new secret location and questions regarding where people are downloading the show. Stig gives a preview of what's coming up on the show and then Bill and Stig tell what they are drinking.

At 4:30, Bill talks about a recent tweet from @bshirley and then Stig and Bill discuss this week's incident on 290 in which a naked woman tied up traffic for two hours. Stig then tells about other freeway incidents in the last few months.

At 13:53, Stig talks about recent Suffers sightings including the Dynamo home opener. Stig also talks about several memorials and funerals he's attending in the last seven days. Bill and Stig wrap the segment with news on the opening of Johnny McElroy's Pub and Patio.

At 22:48, the segment starts with a humorous graphic produced for SXSW. Bill and Stig then talk about SXSW including tips for getting around and finding shows. Bill also talks about Saturday's festivities at the Austin Continental Club. Stig wraps the segment by telling about the upcoming March Madness Music Festival in Houston.

At 32:26, Stig talks about Ali Ollie Woodson and Bill talks about old house living. 

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Category:podcast -- posted at: 10:24am EDT
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Show 59 starts with a preview of what's on the show this week.

At 4:29, Stig and Bil talk about the Super Tuesday elections and describe their polling experiences. Bill and Stig then talk a little about the Republican debate and Christie's endorsement. 

At 14:07, Bill tells about the World Championship BBQ competition that officially kicks off rodeo season. Stig then talks a little about NASA and JPL which is offering posters for download online. There's a small snippet of John F. Kennedy's Rice speech. 

At 26:05, Stig discusses Dynamo soccer season coming up and their new jerseys. Bill chimes in on the upcoming Tour de Houston. The show concludes with Stig telling about the Austin 100 and Bill tells about a recent Continental Club show.

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Category:podcast -- posted at: 4:23pm EDT
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Show 58 starts with Stig and Bill at the secret location and discussing their drinks and 40 Below.

At 4:30, Bill explains some of the details of the FBI and the government's requests on Apple regarding the iPhone's software. 

At 15:56, Stig starts the segment with technology troubles. Bill tells about the beginning of Roller Derby season and a few changes that have occurred. 

At 24:00, Stig tells about the Women's Olympic Soccer Qualifiers that took place at BBVA Stadium. He also talks about the Houston Chapter of the American Outlaws. 

At 32:50, Bill talks about what's new to him, the Samantha Bee show - Full Frontal. Stig wraps up the episode with a discussion of The Fisher King and Terry Gilliam. 

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Category:podcast -- posted at: 11:38pm EDT
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Show 57 starts with Bill and Stig discussing what's coming up on the show and this weeks beverages.

At 3:19, Stig and Bill talk about the huge week the Suffers have had with multiple shows in and out of Houston, personal appearances, and special shows. The segment include sound from Kam Franklin at Cactus Records.

At 11:44, Bill and Stig talk about Olympic qualifying women's soccer at BBVA Stadium. Included in the discussion is poor attendance and a few particulars about the teams. Bill brings up a little Texans news. Stig talks about a Rockets trade and problems with the team.

At 19:06, Stig shares notes from the Executive Producer. Governor Abbott kills another useful Senate bill and the pair talk about the death of Justice Scalia. The segment ends with Stig and Bill sharing what is new for the week for them.

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Category:podcast -- posted at: 11:06am EDT
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Show 56 starts with Bill and Stig previewing what's coming up on the show including a review of the BCBC, weather news, and corrections from the previous show.

Segment two starts with a review of the recent Bayou City Burlesque and Circus Arts Festival along with discussion of Stig and Bill's favorite acts. Stig then discusses the Texans' connections to the Super Bowl.

Bill starts segment three by connecting a Bronco's player to certain earth sciences. Stig tries to discredit the Attorney General of Texas and Bill follows up with a recent opinion offered on sports betting in Texas. Also, will Texas have another NFL team?

Stig congratulates Bill on his tweet likes from NYC. Weather fatalities due to snow storms and other snow related news. 

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Category:podcast -- posted at: 11:51pm EDT
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Show 55 starts with Stig and Bill discussing their drinks at Town in City Brewing and highlight what's on the show.

At 4:33, Bill and Stig talk about the rash of celebrity and rock star deaths that have started the year. David Bowie's career and music is highlighted in the segment.

At 13:44, Stig and Bill talk a bit about last years' resolutions. Stig also details New Orleans tribute to Bowie and the pair discuss Allen Toussaint as well.

At 21:18, Bill discusses the Houston Marathon and Stig discusses how he is responsible for several college teams to lose. Bill talks about the Governor's plan for Constitutional Amendments and Stig give's his view on Sarah Palin's endorsement announcement.

At 32:22, Bill gives us important updates on North Korea. Stig discusses analog technology back in fashion and then rails against fake credit card offers. Bill's new thing confuses Stig.

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Category:podcast -- posted at: 7:18pm EDT
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Show starts with Stig and Bill exchanging New Years' greetings and discussing their drinks. After a bit of talk about what each did for the holiday, Stig previews what's coming up on the show.

At 5:41, Stig and Bill discuss the new "open carry" law which went into effect on January 1st. They also talk about the concept of "safe" zones and a list of establishments stance on allowing guns in or out.

At 17:31, Bill and Stig discuss a few of the recent bowl games. Stig also tells about his first experience at Allen Fieldhouse. The segment ends with talk about the Texans playoff future.

At 27:59, Bill brings an outstanding report on the state suing the EPA. The show concludes with Stig and Bill telling what is new for each of them for week.

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Show 53 starts with a brief discussion about the beer offerings at Town in City Brewing. Stig then gives a brief overview with what's coming up on the show this week.

At 3:49, Bill gives a review of his annual holiday party including the lack of police and vomit! Stig and Bill then consider the pros and cons of traveling around the holidays. Stig then discusses the mayoral election and the margin of victory.

At 11:56, Bill gives a comprehensive review on the recent Day for Night Festival. 

At 20:55, Stig brags on Texas Tech playing in the Advocare Texas Bowl. Bill and Stig also talk about UH at the Peach Bowl and the economics of each. 

At 26:30, Bill gives his Star Wars viewing experience. Stig shares the social media find of Darth Santa. Stig also talks about the band Disturbed's cover of "The Sounds of Silence".

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Show 52 starts with some kidding about the SAP channel and recent over-exposure to Spanish. Stig then outlines what's coming up on this edition.

At 4:48, Stig talks about his trip to LA and LA Live along with mass marketing and advertising signage. Bill discusses refugees coming to Houston along with certain state officials trying to prevent it. Also possible stupid things on the March ballot.

At 17:38, Stig talks about UH football winning the AAC and rumors of security abuse at the game. Bill and Stig then talk about Texas, the history of the Texas Bowl and the Rockets.

At 26:00, Bill and Stig discuss a bit of music including Becky G and the Los Bayou Ramblers. Fitzgerald's club may still be in a state of flux. Stig then talks about early drinking on a Sunday.

At 32:24, Stig and Bill wrap up the show with what's new for Stig. A quick exit and credits.

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Stig and Bill start Show 51 with a complaint about "seasonal" beer. Stig mentions a little about his Brooklyn trip and low energy week. 

At 5:32, Stig goes into depth about his annual trip to the Nutcracker performance at the Wortham. Bill tells about his plan to take in the three previous Star Wars films in the next couple of weeks. The term "spatchcock" is then discussed. 

At 15:39, Stig and Bill discuss the week's sporting news including UH football, Texas and Texas Tech, and Rockets change their coach. 

At 22:45, Bill and Stig go over some of the runoff election details. Also Bill give a bit of info about his upcoming anti-holiday party on December 12th. 

At 32:15, Stig and Bill discuss what is new to them this week.

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Show 50 starts with Bill and Stig doing a Skype show between Arlington, Texas and Las Vegas, Nevada. 

At 3:28, Stig celebrates our second listener along with another UH football win. Bill switches before UH wins to the Baylor game. Bill discusses Roller Derby finals and media coverage. 

At 12:33, Stig starts the segment talking about Vegas and the marathon being held there. Bill talks about public transportation in the Metroplex. Stig then talks about his 20th anniversary and wedding music.

At 20:04, Stig and Bill talk a bit about Astros. Bill has a round of disc golf. Oxford's Dicitionary word of the year is not a word. The two finish the segment talking about the insane backlash of governors saying refugees are not welcome in certain states. 

At 26:56, Bill and Stig finish the show with what's new to them. Stig is enjoying lovestoride.net/houston. Bill is watching "Man in the High Castle". 

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Show 49 starts out with full disclosure of Stig and Bill recording will slightly buzzed. They begin with a little talk about the Real Ale Coffee Porter Party.

At 4:23, Bill and Stig recount riding in the 2015 BikeHouston Moonlight Ramble. The two talk about the route, the attendance, and the ride in general. Stig then talks about finishing the evening at Mongoose vs. Cobra and a wonderful gin drink.

At 18:25, Bill brings light to a story of another Texas city making questionable choices in their elections. 

At 24:50, Stig starts the sports segment out with some Twitter news! Rockets and UH football continue to win. 

At 30:47, Bill and Stig wrap up the show a little more buzzed than at the beginning. Bill shares a video smash up with the Wizard of Oz, Stig offers a MIT authored offering known as the Infinite Loop Jukebox.

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Show 48 starts with Bill and Stig discussing the disappointment of Houston Proposition 1 - the HERO proposition not passing. 

At 7:30, Stig and Bill continue their conversation about the recent elections including the mayor's race, the county propositions, as well as the state propositions.

At 17:49, Bill and Stig consider and hate the World Champion KC Royals. There is also discussion about the ramifications of HERO not passing and the Super Bowl and Final Four. 

At 25:14, Bill reports on jury news from Georgia. Stig relates a chicken related death. Bill follows up with sad news on the ebola front. 

At 31:35, Stig applauds a new website that Bill sent. Bill like a new show on the CW.

 

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Show 47 starts with Bill and Stig talking about Hurricane Patricia and what's coming up in the show.

At 4:59, Bill and Stig discuss the upcoming Houston election focusing in on Proposition 1, also known as the HERO ordinance. Bill does a nice job explaining a few nuances of the ballot. 

At 12:57, Stig starts the segment with a correction from the previous week. Sports talk starts with Texans disappointments and UH success. 

At 18:30, Bill and Stig talk about our drinks including "The Sorority Girl Dream".  The pair then covers what is new to them this week.

 

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Show 46 starts with a discussion of this weeks' beers, pumpkin spice, and a preview of the rest of the episode.

At 3:50, Bill begins telling about serving on a murder trial jury for the last couple of weeks. 

At 15:05, the discussion continues about the trial that Bill served on the jury. 

At 25:59, Bill and Stig discuss the Astros final week. We also consider the death of Bevo and a little of college sports. Stig also mentions his nephew and a wedding they attended. We also wish Sue a Happy Birthday and meet good people eating sushi. 

At 36:03, Stig and Bill wrap up the show with what's new. Bill attends a reunion and Stig starts a new book made of actual paper. 

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Show 45 starts with Bill and Stig giddy about the Astros being in the playoffs. Bill's week no so good due to continuing jury duty. Stig's coffee stirs controversy with talk of it having a BBC.

At 5:31, Stig and Bill talk about Governor Abbott's twitter comments on the Cowboys. Bill then discusses his National Night Out in his neighborhood. Stig unfortunately signs up for his neighborhood's website. Bill reports on the Townie meeting Stig watches baseball with the attorneys. 

At 16:29, the guys begin the segment with talk about the upcoming Moonlight Ramble. Bill gives us a glimpse of his Halloween plans. 

At 20:59, the sports segment starts with some lineup card controversy. Stig and Bill then cover a bit of college sports with Texas and Tech and Baylor football talk. Astro analysis about having to only win one game out of two.

At 31:10, Stig and Bill finish up the show with what's new to them. Stig begins a 27 disc set of a book on CD. Bill gets at new tool chest. 

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