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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 100000: Idioglossia

For episode 100,000, we patently ignore the topic for most of the episode, instead talking about job-related hats, how artificial intelligence is taking over the world, how idioglossia is not the same as pareidolia, and whether Allison is secretly a twin. To end the episode, we play a game of “Paint or Perp” where Chris …

Episode 11111: Kayfabe

This episode’s topic is “kayfabe”, which could be a specific genre of Korean soap operas or a spread you put on bread. Also, crunchy vs. creamy peanut butter, Chris’ tie dye business and a potential Binary Jazz home improvement show, and Britney Spears. To conclude, we take a break from answering questions at the end …

Episode 11110: 52 Hertz Whale

In this episode Gary and Chris attempt to uncover meaning in “52 Hertz Whale”, which surely can’t be as straightforward as to describe an actual whale. Also, the range of hearing, elephants, USB-C adoption and what’s on Chris’ desk, costumes you’d put your daughter in, and what we’re reading.