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A podcast by nerds

Each episode, our hosts, Chris (jazzsequence) and Gary (binarygary) are given a topic they know nothing about in advance, and attempt to carry on a conversation about it. Hijinks ensue.

It’s the Balderdash of podcasts.

About

Gary (binarygary), Chris (jazzs3quence) and Allison (allisonplus) are all WordPress developers who worked together at the same agency. They are all extremely sarcastic geeks and Binary Jazz was a bad idea that was accidentally a good idea. (If you’re curious about the origin story, it all started here.)

The rules are simple:

Allison conjures up a topic. Gary and Chris are not shown the topic before recording but attempt to discuss, riff, and elucidate their knowledge on said subject despite their ignorance about the subject.

Episodes

Episode 1001101: Amita

In the first episode of the new decade we tackle Amita — which Gary thinks is a type of nut that has a shell softer than a pecan, while Chris links it to the Amitaville horror. Along the way we talk about one-hit wonders, what qualifies and what doesn’t, and whether being a one-hit wonder …

Episode 1001011: POSSLQ

In this episode we attempt to decrypt the mysterious abbreviation POSSLQ, which may be POSSibly Lesbian, Queer or Potential Offset of Social Situations Laying Quietly or Presentation of Secretly Solicited LiQuor. Along the way we talk about the difference between social studies and history, gun ownership and how that affects social relationships for kids, what …