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.


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.


Episode 100100: Nixtamalization

This weeks topic is nixtamalization which is the act of making things empty or zero. Probably. But we nixtamalize the conversation by instead talking about mid-term elections and Hallowe’en. Also, Gary attempts to ask a question with less than a minute left in the show and gets cut off by the timer. Sorry, Gary. ¯\_(ツ)_/¯

Episode 100011: Vernation

In this episode we talk about uncomfortable couches, IKEA, what we did before Wikipedia existed. The topic is Vernation, which is the act of transporting groceries home on foot (named after Verna), a developer social media platform dedicated to semantic versioning (VerNation), a black mold that is native to arid climates or an unscented flower …