50 episodes

Rat and Tom talk about how they're dealing with the pandemic.

Social Distance Warriors Tom and Rat

    • Health & Fitness
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Rat and Tom talk about how they're dealing with the pandemic.

    Episode 50: Excel Hell

    Episode 50: Excel Hell

    Recorded 3/3/2022


    You must solve the riddles to pass the test.


    Action items:



    Continue wearing a mask, and get an N95 if you can.
    Treat yourself to a dentist appointment
    Make a character in a tabletop RPG
    Links:
    Daylight saving time - WikipediaHome | Gallifrey One 2023LeakyConTV Tropes - Fetch QuestMail merge - WikipediaGetting Things Done: The Art of Stress-Free Productivity a book by David Allen and James FallowsSyllabus Generator – ClioVisDeath Panel Podcast2022 Russian invasion of Ukraine - WikipediaDiving Into the Subconscious of the “Cuomosexual” | The New YorkerThe American Zelensky Thirst Is Embarrassing and PredictableMeh: A new deal every day at midnight Eastern.Avatar RPG – Magpie GamesSocial Distance Warriors (@SDW_pod) / Twitter

    • 37 min
    Episode 49: Something Is Too Big

    Episode 49: Something Is Too Big

    Recorded 2/3/2022


    Let me tell you about Flappy Bird.


    Action Items:



    Take steps to be prepared
    Buy something on Bandcamp Friday
    Links:
    On Mewtwo’s birthday, we revisit the curious case of its conception - PolygonCOVID Toes: What You Should Know2022 International Laboratory Animal Technician Week Are you vaccinated and have had COVID-19? You may have super immunity : NPRWe Need to Talk About Covid, Part 1 - The New York TimesWordle - WikipediaThe New York Times Buys Wordle - The New York TimesWordle creator describes game’s rise, says NYT sale was “a way to walk away” | Ars TechnicaFlappy Bird - Wikipedia — Dong NguyenFlappy Bird Developer Says He’s Taking The Hit Game Down Tomorrow | TechCrunchUrsula K. Le Guin on The Human SpiritThe site we sometimes talk about as "Eric"Home | Trans LifelineHikaru Utada 8th Album BAD MODE Special SiteThe Spotify-Rogan saga highlights the distinction between publishers and platforms | TechCrunchPlexamp - Love your music!Bandcamp Fridays in 2022 | Bandcamp DailySocial Distance Warriors (@SDW_pod) / Twitter

    • 30 min
    Episode 48: The One Where Rat Has Covid

    Episode 48: The One Where Rat Has Covid

    Recorded 1/19/2022


    Lock me in my room with Frankenstein.


    Action Items:



    Change up the medium
    Listen to an album released in 2022.
    Links:
    Sound! Euphonium - WikipediaKyoto Animation - WikipediaEuphonium - WikipediaMobile Suit Gundam - WikipediaRevolutionary Girl Utena - WikipediaHome | Gallifrey One 2023Zero-COVID - WikipediaWTO Approves Covid Vaccine-Patent Waiver to Help Combat Pandemic - BloombergDoomer - WikipediaWhy is climate 'doomism' going viral – and who's fighting it? - BBC NewsIs the US really heading for a second civil war? | US politics | The GuardianDisco Elysium - WikipediaSocial Distance Warriors (@SDW_pod) / Twitter

    • 33 min
    Episode 47: Hot Take, COVID Bad.

    Episode 47: Hot Take, COVID Bad.

    Recorded 1/6/2022.


    This ain't it, Commander-In-Chief.


    Action Items:



    Stop doing something
    Don't get COVID.
    Links:
    January 11, 2022 coronavirus pandemic and Omicron variant newsThe Avengers (2012 film) - WikipediaHome | Gallifrey One 2023FDA Head: ‘Most people are going to get COVID’WHO chief says China's zero-Covid strategy is 'unsustainable'AP Comparative Government and Politics – AP Students2022 Quest Calendar | Sundial GamesJackbox Games - WikipediaHalf Truth | Board Game | BoardGameGeekHow to write SMART goals (with examples)

    • 25 min
    Episode 46: That Hot Pep Taste I Crave

    Episode 46: That Hot Pep Taste I Crave

    Recorded 12/21/2021.


    We were so naive, we didn't know about the omega variant or the supercure.


    Action items:



    Set a goal
    Play a game
    Links:
    Have You Ever Tried Hot Dr. Pepper?If Noises Like Chewing Or Swallowing Drive You Mad, You May Have Misophonia : Shots - Health News : NPR2021-2022 Homestuck Calendar - Classpects,For Fans By Fans,Collectibles,Paper Products,HomestuckBullet JournalAchieve More While Doing Less | The Full Focus PlannerDune (novel) - WikipediaDevelopmental coordination disorder - WikipediaDoctor Who (series 13) - WikipediaKarvanista | Tardis | FandomDecember 20, 2021 Omicron variant newsThe Quiet Year - Buried Without Ceremony

    • 29 min
    Episode 45: I Don't Know the Blood-Soaked in Pittsburgh

    Episode 45: I Don't Know the Blood-Soaked in Pittsburgh

    Recorded December 8, 2021, with special guest Mads Viande.


    Lot of death talk in this one.


    Action items:



    Drink a nice hot soda
    Buy a 2022 calendar
    Revisit something you did a long time ago
    Links:
    Mads Viande — Designer, Essayist, Poet, and Visual Artistmadsviande — Write.asAs states reopen, transit worker death toll reaches grim benchmark | Amalgamated Transit UnionThe Great Resignation: Why workers say they quit jobs in 2021 | Pew Research CenterMonths Later, Some New Yorkers Are Still Banging Pots to Thank Frontline WorkersHave You Ever Tried Hot Dr. Pepper?Frankenstein - WikipediaHeaven Official's Blessing - WikipediaDune (novel) - WikipediaDune Messiah - WikipediaDune (franchise) - Wikipedia

    • 38 min

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