9 episodes

A rocket scientist, social worker, unemployed businessman, security specialist, and software manager walk into a bar. What do they talk about? This podcast is basically that conversation.

Is it entertaining? Well, we can guarantee that this podcast is more fun than a hot poker in the eye! And we’ll even give you your money back if you’re not 100% completely satisfied!

We’re just a small group of high school friends from Middle America. We’re separated by several thousand miles but now we’re brought back together thanks to a global pandemic quarantine and a regular Zoom meeting.

Dumb Stuff Podcast: We’re not dumb, we just talk about dumb stuff‪!‬ Kurt, Joe, Shane, Mick, Frank

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    • 5.0 • 2 Ratings

A rocket scientist, social worker, unemployed businessman, security specialist, and software manager walk into a bar. What do they talk about? This podcast is basically that conversation.

Is it entertaining? Well, we can guarantee that this podcast is more fun than a hot poker in the eye! And we’ll even give you your money back if you’re not 100% completely satisfied!

We’re just a small group of high school friends from Middle America. We’re separated by several thousand miles but now we’re brought back together thanks to a global pandemic quarantine and a regular Zoom meeting.

    EP9: Dumb Stuff Podcast, Episode 9 (Rings Around Uranus!)

    EP9: Dumb Stuff Podcast, Episode 9 (Rings Around Uranus!)

    Dumb Stuff Podcast: We’re not dumb, we just talk about dumb stuff!

    So a rocket scientist, a social worker, an unemployed businessman, a security specialist, and a software manager walk into a bar.  What do they talk about?  This podcast is basically that conversation.

    No really, what do we talk about on this podcast?  Well, anything and everything!  Whatever is on our minds!  Is it entertaining?  Well, we can guarantee that this podcast is more fun than a hot poker in the eye!  And we’ll even give you your money back if you’re not 100% completely satisfied!

    We’re just a small group of high school friends from Middle America.  We’re separated by several thousand miles but now we’re brought back together thanks to a global pandemic quarantine and a regular Zoom meeting.  



    Episode 9 (Rings Around Uranus!) featuring Kurt, Joe, Shane, & Mick

    In this episode we discuss the following very important and very serious topics:

    * Mick discusses his experience with cryptocurrency

      (https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Cryptocurrency)

      (https://dogecoin.com/)

      (https://www.cnbc.com/2021/01/29/dogecoin-cryptocurrency-rises-over-400percent-after-reddit-group-talks-it-up.html)

      (https://bitcoin.org/en/)

      (https://www.nerdwallet.com/article/investing/virtual-trading-stock-market-simulators)

    * Mick and Joe tell some humorous teacher stories

      (https://www.wikihow.com/Pronounce-Uranus)

      (https://www.reddit.com/r/Teachers/comments/3l8khx/i_said_orgasm_instead_of_organism/)

    * Shane gives us an update on his Las Vegas vacation

      (https://www.travelawaits.com/2471727/how-to-get-free-stuff-in-las-vegas/)

      (https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Proposition_bet)

      (https://www.smartertravel.com/smoke-free-las-vegas/)

      (https://www.rgj.com/story/news/2020/09/30/first-smoke-free-casino-resort-now-open-las-vegas-strip/3589942001/)

    * Kurt reads another amazing listener mail from an amazing fan

      (https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Junior_college)

      (https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Engineer)

      (https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Running_Start)

      (https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Dual_enrollment)

      (https://www.nytimes.com/2020/04/30/well/family/coronavirus-virtual-college-tours.html)

      (https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/banter)



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    • 28 min
    EP8: Dumb Stuff Podcast, Episode 8 (Be Safe Kiddos!)

    EP8: Dumb Stuff Podcast, Episode 8 (Be Safe Kiddos!)

    Dumb Stuff Podcast: We’re not dumb, we just talk about dumb stuff!

    So a rocket scientist, a social worker, an unemployed businessman, a security specialist, and a software manager walk into a bar.  What do they talk about?  This podcast is basically that conversation.

    No really, what do we talk about on this podcast?  Well, anything and everything!  Whatever is on our minds!  Is it entertaining?  Well, we can guarantee that this podcast is more fun than a hot poker in the eye!  And we’ll even give you your money back if you’re not 100% completely satisfied!

    We’re just a small group of high school friends from Middle America.  We’re separated by several thousand miles but now we’re brought back together thanks to a global pandemic quarantine and a regular Zoom meeting.  

    Episode 8 (Be Safe Kiddos!) featuring Kurt, Joe, Shane, Mick, & Frank

    In this episode we discuss the following very important and very serious topics:

    * everyone shares retro music with their kids

      (https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=0UIB9Y4OFPs)

      (https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=VMnjF1O4eH0)

      (https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=9OFpfTd0EIs)

      (https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=N9qYF9DZPdw)

    * Joe shows us how much weight he's lost this week

      (https://buy.garmin.com/en-US/US/c10002-p1.html)

    * Mick gives Shane a new job suggestion

      (https://remotelyworking.org/teach-english-online-to-japanese-students/)

      (https://odditymall.com/arms-for-chickens-chicken-arms)

      (https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/BTS)

    * everyone discusses shows and movies they've watched

      (https://www.amazon.com/Night-Miami-Leslie-Kingsley-Ben-Adir/dp/B08NLFDCXZ)

      (https://www.hbomax.com/the-little-things)

      (https://www.hulu.com/series/fargo-203cda1b-7919-40fb-ab36-1e45b3ed2a50)

      (https://www.disneyplus.com/series/star-wars-rebels/64MCZgAzY0Zw)

      (https://www.disneyplus.com/movies/rogue-one-a-star-wars-story/14CV6eSbygOA)

      (https://www.disneyplus.com/series/the-mandalorian/3jLIGMDYINqD)

      (https://www.disneyplus.com/series/star-wars-the-clone-wars/1wYXzjabXGVZ)

      (https://www.netflix.com/title/70279852)

      (https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Alien_(film))

      (https://www.nbc.com/this-is-us)

      (https://www.cbs.com/shows/young-sheldon/)

    * everyone pressures Frank to buy Kurt a birthday present

      (https://randomicle.com/)

      (https://imfeelingprimey.com/)

    * everyone comes up with possible outdoor hobbies for Mick

      (https://anseris.com/blogs/news/8-reasons-why-fishing-is-a-great-hobby-1)

      (https://www.atomictunayachts.com/blog/5-reasons-boating-should-be-your-favorite-hobby)

      (https://www.netflix.com/title/80221410)



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    • 32 min
    EP7: Dumb Stuff Podcast, Episode 7 (Pounding The Metamucil!)

    EP7: Dumb Stuff Podcast, Episode 7 (Pounding The Metamucil!)

    Dumb Stuff Podcast: We’re not dumb, we just talk about dumb stuff!

    So a rocket scientist, a social worker, an unemployed businessman, a security specialist, and a software manager walk into a bar.  What do they talk about?  This podcast is basically that conversation.

    No really, what do we talk about on this podcast?  Well, anything and everything!  Whatever is on our minds!  Is it entertaining?  Well, we can guarantee that this podcast is more fun than a hot poker in the eye!  And we’ll even give you your money back if you’re not 100% completely satisfied!

    We’re just a small group of high school friends from Middle America.  We’re separated by several thousand miles but now we’re brought back together thanks to a global pandemic quarantine and a regular Zoom meeting.  

    Episode 7 (Pounding The Metamucil!) featuring Kurt, Joe, Shane, Mick, & Frank

    In this episode we discuss the following very important and very serious topics:

    * everyone discusses where they'd like to live for a year if they could

      (https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Germany)

      (https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Denmark)

      (https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Thailand)

      (https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Grand_Cayman)

      (https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Mar-a-Lago)

    * Mick and Frank predict what Donald Trump will do now that he's left the While House

      (https://people.com/politics/donald-trump-launches-new-office-of-the-former-president/)

      (https://www.wsj.com/livecoverage/trump-impeachment-biden-inauguration/card/90pPMzFPqr5fMzg1Bkbs)

      (https://www.cruz.senate.gov/?p=press_release&id=5563)

      (https://www.cnn.com/2021/01/23/us/senator-patrick-leahy-batman-trnd/index.html)

    * everyone discusses TV shows and movies that they've recently enjoyed

      (https://www.hulu.com/series/fargo-203cda1b-7919-40fb-ab36-1e45b3ed2a50)

      (https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Jesse_Plemons)

      (https://www.hbomax.com/series/urn:hbo:series:GXouLWwp8MsPDIgEAAAqT)

      (https://www.apple.com/tv-pr/news/2020/10/snoopy-charlie-brown-and-friends-land-at-apple-tv-in-expanded-partnership-with-wildbrain-for-new-original-shows-andspecials/)

      (https://www.buzzfeed.com/stephenlaconte/ryan-reynolds-sesame-street-tweet-a-hole)

      (https://www.disneyplus.com/series/wandavision/4SrN28ZjDLwH)

      (https://www.disneyplus.com/movies/marvel-studios-avengers-age-of-ultron/76IUxY0rNHzt)

      (https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/List_of_Marvel_Cinematic_Universe_films)

      (https://www.gamesradar.com/has-the-marvel-cinematic-universe-become-too-complicated-to-enjoy/)

      (https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Keira_Knightley)

      (https://www.disneyplus.com/series/star-wars-rebels/64MCZgAzY0Zw)

    * Mick reveals his secret to losing weight

      (https://www.metamucil.com/en-us)

    * Kurt celebrates our recent approval by iHeart Radio

      (https://www.iheart.com/podcast/269-dumb-stuff-podcast-were-no-76008004/)

    * Kurt reads our new listener mail

      (https://www.heart.org/en/news/2019/01/02/the-pros-and-cons-of-weighing-yourself-every-day)

      (https://www.fasterwaytofatloss.com/)

      (https://renpho.com/)

      (https://www.amazon.com/stores/page/C560BE16-8364-46E4-AC36-429CDECCBA1E)

      (https://www.nytimes.com/2019/12/10/us/apprenticeships-white-collar-jobs.html)

      (https://www.mikeroweworks.org/)



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    • 35 min
    EP6: Dumb Stuff Podcast, Episode 6 (The Godfather!)

    EP6: Dumb Stuff Podcast, Episode 6 (The Godfather!)

    Dumb Stuff Podcast: We’re not dumb, we just talk about dumb stuff!



    So a rocket scientist, a social worker, an unemployed businessman, a security specialist, and a software manager walk into a bar.  What do they talk about?  This podcast is basically that conversation.

    No really, what do we talk about on this podcast?  Well, anything and everything!  Whatever is on our minds!  Is it entertaining?  Well, we can guarantee that this podcast is more fun than a hot poker in the eye!  And we’ll even give you your money back if you’re not 100% completely satisfied!

    We’re just a small group of high school friends from Middle America.  We’re separated by several thousand miles but now we’re brought back together thanks to a global pandemic quarantine and a regular Zoom meeting.  



    Episode 6 (The Godfather!) featuring Kurt, Joe, Shane, Mick, & Frank

    In this episode we discuss the following very important and very serious topics:

    * everyone talks about their weight loss progress, or lack thereof

      (https://www.culvers.com/)

      (https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=WW9wHcBbMHo)

      (https://tastecooking.com/how-to-cook-with-hot-honey/)

    * Frank talks about taking a break from social media

      (https://www.dailydot.com/debug/how-to-deactivate-facebook/)

      (https://www.netflix.com/title/81254224)

      (https://www.nytimes.com/2019/05/30/smarter-living/stop-facebook-notifications.html)

      (https://www.abc.net.au/news/science/2016-01-20/150-is-the-limit-of-real-facebook-friends/7101588)

      (https://www.pcmag.com/how-to/how-to-download-your-facebook-data-and-6-surprising-things-i-found)

    * Joe gives Shane maybe the best job suggestion ever, a Godfather

      (https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/The_Godfather)

      (https://www.netflix.com/title/81012998)

      (https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Pawnbroker)

    * Mick explains how anyone of us could own and operate an ATM

      (https://www.atmmoneymachine.com/)

      (https://americanatm.com/the-atm-industry-and-privately-owned-atms/)

      (https://www.valuepenguin.com/banking/bank-atm-fees)

      (https://www.nerdwallet.com/article/banking/best-banks-for-atms)

      (https://atmmachines.com/2018/01/18/faq-who-fills-atm-machines-with-cash/)

    * everyone complains about Frank's place of employment

      (https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=FnaRxgR9b94)

      (https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8WcqGMzy1s0)

      (https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=QRREDL59u_o)

    * everyone talks about movies and TV shows that they have watched this week

      (https://www.disneyplus.com/series/star-wars-rebels/64MCZgAzY0Zw)

      (https://www.netflix.com/title/81115994)

      (https://www.imdb.com/title/tt3839880/)

      (https://www.hulu.com/series/fargo-203cda1b-7919-40fb-ab36-1e45b3ed2a50)

      (https://www.hulu.com/hulu-disney-espn-bundle-offer)

      (https://www.disneyplus.com/series/star-wars-the-clone-wars/1wYXzjabXGVZ)

      (https://www.netflix.com/title/80018294)

      (https://www.disneyplus.com/movies/star-wars-the-clone-wars/AVmv1ulT1nQW)



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    • 37 min
    EP5: Dumb Stuff Podcast, Episode 5 (Siamese Tricycle!)

    EP5: Dumb Stuff Podcast, Episode 5 (Siamese Tricycle!)

    Dumb Stuff Podcast: We’re not dumb, we just talk about dumb stuff!

    So a rocket scientist, a social worker, an unemployed businessman, a security specialist, and a software manager walk into a bar.  What do they talk about?  This podcast is basically that conversation.

    No really, what do we talk about on this podcast?  Well, anything and everything!  Whatever is on our minds!  Is it entertaining?  Well, we can guarantee that this podcast is more fun than a hot poker in the eye!  And we’ll even give you your money back if you’re not 100% completely satisfied!

    We’re just a small group of high school friends from Middle America.  We’re separated by several thousand miles but now we’re brought back together thanks to a global pandemic quarantine and a regular Zoom meeting.  



    Episode 5 (Siamese Tricycle!) featuring Kurt, Joe, Shane, Mick, & Frank

    In this episode we discuss the following very important and very serious topics:

    * everyone talks about the famous person they look like

      (https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Michael_Keaton)

      (https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ron_Jeremy)

      (https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ron_Howard)

      (https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/British_royal_family)

      (https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Michael_Chiklis)

      (https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Shrek)

      (https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Grogu)

    * Kurt gives Shane his idea for a new job, an Uber style app connecting personal trainers to us average folks

      (https://www.menshealth.com/fitness/a32854327/virtual-personal-training-workouts-trial/)

      (https://www.menshealth.com/technology-gear/g25228106/best-personal-training-apps/)

      (https://gbksoft.com/blog/uber-for-fitness-get-people-fit-with-personal-trainer-classes/)

    * Frank learns a new phrase ... Siamese Tricycle!

      (https://www.google.com/search?q=Siamese+Tricycle)

      (https://www.google.com/search?tbm=isch&q=Siamese+Tricycle)

    * everyone discusses shows and movies they've enjoyed recently

      (https://www.netflix.com/title/81002370)

      (https://www.paramountnetwork.com/shows/yellowstone)

      (https://www.rottentomatoes.com/)

      (https://www.disneyplus.com/series/the-mandalorian/3jLIGMDYINqD)

      (https://www.hbo.com/chernobyl)

      (https://www.hulu.com/series/fargo-203cda1b-7919-40fb-ab36-1e45b3ed2a50)

      (https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Fargo_(1996_film))

    * Joe shows off his prize for "winning" last week's contest

      (https://www.amazon.com/gp/product/0544272994/)

      (https://xkcd.com/)

      (https://starwars.fandom.com/wiki/Sarlacc)

    * Shane and Frank talk about donating plasma for money

      (https://www.donatingplasma.org/)

      (https://www.redcross.org/)

    * Kurt talks about paying vs. not paying your kids college tuition

      (https://www.daveramsey.com/blog/saving-for-college-is-easier-than-you-think)

      (https://thecollegeinvestor.com/16964/how-much-you-should-have-in-a-529-plan-by-age/)

      (https://www.businessinsider.com/not-paying-for-college-2018-3)

      (https://thecollegeinvestor.com/12085/should-parents-pay-for-their-childrens-college-education/)

      (https://www.forbes.com/advisor/student-loans/how-to-find-scholarships-for-college/)

      (https://www.bloomberg.com/news/features/2019-08-13/if-the-tuition-doesn-t-get-you-the-cost-of-student-housing-will)

      (https://www.minecraft.net/en-us/)



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    • 27 min
    EP4: Dumb Stuff Podcast, Episode 4 (New Years Resolutions!)

    EP4: Dumb Stuff Podcast, Episode 4 (New Years Resolutions!)

    Dumb Stuff Podcast: We’re not dumb, we just talk about dumb stuff!

    So a rocket scientist, a social worker, an unemployed businessman, a security specialist, and a software manager walk into a bar.  What do they talk about?  This podcast is basically that conversation.

    No really, what do we talk about on this podcast?  Well, anything and everything!  Whatever is on our minds!  Is it entertaining?  Well, we can guarantee that this podcast is more fun than a hot poker in the eye!  And we’ll even give you your money back if you’re not 100% completely satisfied!

    We’re just a small group of high school friends from Middle America.  We’re separated by several thousand miles but now we’re brought back together thanks to a global pandemic quarantine and a regular Zoom meeting.  



    Episode 4 (New Years Resolutions!) featuring Kurt, Joe, Shane, & Mick

    In this episode we discuss the following very important and very serious topics:

    * everyone reveals their new years resolutions

      (https://www.lifehack.org/articles/communication/50-new-years-resolution-ideas-and-how-achieve-each-them.html)

      (https://www.thespruce.com/reasons-why-toilets-clog-4145061)

      (http://www.leucht.com/blog/2021/01/custom-size-shape-standing-desk/)

      (https://www.startstanding.org/proper-workplace-ergonomics/)

    * everyone reveals their ideas for Shane's next job

      (https://www.monster.com/)

      (https://www.indeed.com/q-Rental-Car-Transport-Driver-jobs.html)

      (https://www.wikihow.com/Become-a-Rodeo-Clown)

      (https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Chuck_E._Cheese#Characters_and_animatronics)

      (https://trailerpark.fandom.com/wiki/Rickyisms)

      (https://www.wikihow.com/Work-in-Area-51)

    * Mick shows off the prize he won last week

      (https://www.amazon.com/gp/product/160433696X/)

      (https://www.discovermagazine.com/the-sciences/why-cosmonauts-have-never-splashed-down)

      (https://screenrant.com/terminator-movie-oj-simpson-not-cast-disturbing-reason/)

      (https://filmthreat.com/features/the-secret-origin-of-luke-i-am-your-father/)

      (https://gizmodo.com/boomerangs-in-zero-gravity-1554894942)

      (https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Cold_welding)

      (https://www.scientificamerican.com/article/why-venus-spins-the-wrong/)

      (https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=59ZLPZasEgo)

    * Joe voices his concerns about the possible long term effects of the COVID virus on the human body

      (https://www.cdc.gov/coronavirus/2019-ncov/long-term-effects.html)

    * everyone talks about their diet plans for 2021

      (https://www.weightwatchers.com/us/)

      (https://www.myfitnesspal.com/)

      (https://www.womenshealthmag.com/weight-loss/a19982520/weight-loss-80-percent-diet-20-percent-exercise/)

      (https://extension.psu.edu/sleep-is-as-important-as-diet-and-exercise)

      (https://www.rundisney.com/)

    * we pit state against state in this week's contest

      (https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Florida)

      (https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Washington_(state))

      (https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Illinois)

      (https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Texas)

      (https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Corruption_in_Illinois)



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    • 35 min

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Dumb Stuff Podcast

Riveting nonsense. Binged listened to all the plethora of episodes. When will the YouTube version of the podcast be available?

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