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Christian and Colleen are a couple with wildly different interests, but they share a passion for learning. Each episode, they (or a special guest) explain a hobby or niche interest that excites them. Join them in a deep dive of interests that range from the history of rollercoasters to the psychology of true crime, and everything in between.

Why Do You Like That? Christian and Colleen

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Christian and Colleen are a couple with wildly different interests, but they share a passion for learning. Each episode, they (or a special guest) explain a hobby or niche interest that excites them. Join them in a deep dive of interests that range from the history of rollercoasters to the psychology of true crime, and everything in between.

    16. Video Game Emulation and Escaping Polygamy

    16. Video Game Emulation and Escaping Polygamy

    Christian explains how people can play old video games on new computers and why you should even care about that. Colleen talks about the show Escaping Polygamy and shares some of its context to explain why she finds the show so interesting.
    Christian and Colleen are a couple who love learning. In this podcast, they each discuss a topic or hobby they’re passionate about to answer the question: Why Do You Like That?
    Mentioned in this episode:
    "It's Just Emulation!" - The Challenge of Selling Old Games Pokémon Gold and Silver Spaceworld Demo on The Cutting Room Floor Escaping Polygamy: Official Series Playlist

    • 1 Std. 46 Min.
    15. Claire from the Bon Appetit Test Kitchen and Music Theory

    15. Claire from the Bon Appetit Test Kitchen and Music Theory

    Colleen tells us about the internet cult following surrounding Claire from the Bon Appetit test kitchen and her show Gourmet Makes. There’s even a hashtag #IWDFCFTBATK (I would die for Claire from the Bon Appetit test kitchen). Christian teaches us about the physics of sound and some music theory basics like pitch, harmonics, and notation.
    Christian and Colleen are a couple who love learning. In this podcast, they each discuss a topic or hobby they’re passionate about to answer the question: Why Do You Like That? 
    Mentioned in this episode:
    Bon Appetit video series: https://www.bonappetit.com/video/series Meme Appetit: https://twitter.com/memeappetit  Ranking of Gourmet Makes episodes: https://www.vulture.com/article/best-bon-appetit-test-kitchen-videos-ranked.html What if Lizzo's Truth Hurts was by Mumford and Sons? By Ali Spagnola

    • 1 Std. 52 Min.
    Real Housewives with Leah

    Real Housewives with Leah

    This week, our guest Leah tells us about the Real Housewives franchise on Bravo and why she enjoys watching it. Expect memes, drama, funny member taglines, and an enlightening discussion about how this franchise has impacted our culture.
    Christian and Colleen are a couple who love learning. In this podcast, they each discuss a topic or hobby they’re passionate about to answer the question: Why Do You Like That? 
    Mentioned in this episode:
    Watch what Crappens podcast: https://www.watchwhatcrappens.com/  Real Housewives subreddit: https://www.reddit.com/r/BravoRealHousewives/  Episode recaps on Vulture: https://www.vulture.com/tv/the-real-housewives-of-beverly-hills/  Music videos from Real Housewives members and families: https://popcrush.com/the-music-careers-of-bravos-real-housewives-the-definitive-ranking/  A playlist of Real Housewives music: https://open.spotify.com/playlist/7CUsj1p3zCxeuy96dKfNJQ The best Real Housewives quotes from Bravo: https://www.bravotv.com/photos/best-housewives-quotes-ever#10729881  34 dramatic Real Housewives moments: https://www.marieclaire.com/culture/g27955498/real-housewives-most-dramatic-moments/ Every Real Housewives tagline ever: https://www.bravotv.com/the-real-housewives-of-beverly-hills/photos/every-housewives-tagline-ever#10782756

    • 1 Std. 1 Min.
    Computer Graphics and Yarn Crafting

    Computer Graphics and Yarn Crafting

    Christian demystifies computer graphics and shares some of his favorite tricks that video games use to create lifelike worlds. Colleen explains knitting and crocheting and shares some of her favorite projects she’s made. 
    Christian and Colleen are a couple who love learning. In this podcast, they each discuss a topic or hobby they’re passionate about to answer the question: Why Do You Like That? 
    Mentioned in this episode:
    Walt Disney Imagineering's DISH Kotaku's article on the tricks of Horizon Zero Dawn Colleen's Ravelry profile (account required) "Pens Knitting Lady"

    • 1 Std. 33 Min.
    At-Home Spin Classes and the Pittsburgh Penguins

    At-Home Spin Classes and the Pittsburgh Penguins

    Colleen shares her experience falling in love with spin classes and diving into the “DIY Peloton” corner of the Internet to set up an at-home spin class setup. Christian walks us through his deep love of hockey through his favorite experiences watching his home team, the Pittsburgh Penguins.
    Christian and Colleen are a couple who love learning. In this podcast, they each discuss a topic or hobby they’re passionate about to answer the question: Why Do You Like That? 
    Mentioned in this episode:
    Colleen’s blog post about her DIY Peloton setup: https://brokeforbeauty.com/i-made-a-diy-peloton-bike/  Sidney Crosby highlight reel: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=tS-XvtYWuKE Sidney Crosby winning the 2008 Winter Classic in Pittsburgh: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=eWJtvTsiufc

    • 1 Std. 36 Min.
    Pokémon

    Pokémon

    It's another shared-topic episode where true 90s kids Christian and Colleen talk about the entertainment juggernaut Pokémon. They share their Pokémon journeys, from memories of the first games they played up to the newly released Pokémon Sword and Shield versions.
    Christian and Colleen are a couple who love learning. In this podcast, they each discuss a topic or hobby they’re passionate about to answer the question: Why Do You Like That?
    Mentioned in this episode:
    Pokémon Sword and Shield: https://swordshield.pokemon.com
    Christian on Twitch: twitch.tv/xch1n

    • 1 Std. 37 Min.

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