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We Had a Good Life

An irreverent and speculative look at the week’s news, emerging technologies, and the simulated world around us. Talk a little s#*t, it's good for you.
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Now displaying: August, 2017
Aug 27, 2017

Why do people like La Croix?, email and shout outs, clarifying vice presidential succession, an update on Stageline Pizza, when real estate meets pizza, misjudging the lineup at the show on Friday, Mugen Hoso, Palabra del Dia (Bonus), finally cleaning out the fridge, Heavy Machinery Hustlers: Bank of America ATM robbery with a forklift, how do I crime smarter?, people are always leaving keys laying around, pros and cons of the FBI taking this case off our hands, law enforcement power struggles, awesome tattoo ideas, trying to pay for lunch, Hero Arsonist of the Week: Firefighters dine on pigs they saved in fire, TFBOTG: mobile mechanic is fixing brakes, Power Moves: stuck between a cop and a hard place, some clumsy burglar leaves DNA behind at the scene, forgetting to flush, planting fake DNA to muddy the waters, and living with an active alarm clock stuck in the walls.

Aug 21, 2017

This week we're joined by our friend Aaron to discuss the strategy (or lack thereof) of Donald Trump and his administration, voter suppression and fraud, conservative complacency, changing minds with arguments, Nazis in the streets with torches, acknowledging absurd world-views, staffing the FCC to overturn net neutrality, Russia's involvement in the election, righteous violence, punching Nazis and running over protesters, trolling the left, training for non-violence, noob tactics of the alt-right, civil resistance via Chenoweth and Stephan, Leo Tolstoy and Kenneth Burke, the privilege of non-violence, accountability to better placed critics, better uses for white masculinity, the shrinking timeline of awareness, creative non-violence, war with North Korea, understanding the other with empathy, substituting a villain for a fool, how Nazis compare to BLM / Antifa / Black Panthers and others, problematic media, human cooperation, tearing down white supremacist iconography in public places, the hardly-subtle KKK, Stetson Kennedy, Linear and Emergent Logic, and more!

Aug 15, 2017

Happy Birthday, WHGL! We're kicking off our sixth birthday with whole new outlook on life and we're talking about picking out whore-bots on facebook, slowing down for mountain bikers, better pizza intel than last week, awkwardly engaging strangers, abiding by the social contract of acting like everything's okay, Chef Anne Burrell's pop-up Cheetos restaurant in NYC, an UPDATE on an old Unsolved Mystery, re-examining our target demographic, other found notes on Rodney St., stealing from a car you just rear-ended, never being too careful around EMT's, and how everyone's apparently selling fake drugs now.

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Aug 10, 2017

This week we're chasing whiskey with coffee, going to Las Vegas, losing money, messing up names, figuring out street performers on Fremont St., visiting the Mob Museum, getting propositioned by who'res, playing digital craps, putting prisoners on display for money, pondering whether prostitutes are more people or sex toys, wiping feces on dealership vehicles, transporting drugs by way of dong, heisting condoms and vibrators, elaborately threatening our customers for not tipping, divulging locations for hard-to-find foods like Arctic Circle and the McRib, buying expensive cat carriers, and more!

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