The Geekbox — Episode 186 (2012-09-19)
Wherein we discuss Google cars, weird Back to the Future actors, tablets vs. PCs, living in the past, the Wii U, the next console generation, big changes at BioWare, and all things Doctor Who (spoiler warning for series 7!). Starring Ryan Scott, Adam Fitch, Alea Garbagnati, Ryan Higgins, and Chris Noyes.
The Persona Podcast Link 3 - Yak Jackson
The social links just keep getting stranger and stranger with the podcast this week. We spend a lot of time talking about some spoiler free thoughts on P4A as well as all the new P4G news that has been released. This week Melissa comes back, but sadly no Lauren since she was busy in the velvet room. So this means Will and Spencer will fill out the rest of the show with Melissa.
Freakonomics Radio: Why Online Poker Should Be Legal
In our latest Freakonomics Radio podcast, Steve Levitt visits with Marketplace‘s Kai Ryssdal to discuss his poker research and his personal poker history. The episode is called “Why Online Poker Should Be Legal.” In case you haven’t been following the long-running legal story, here’s the gist. Online poker was growing fast in the U.S. until Congress passed the Unlawful Internet Gambling Enforcement Act of 2006, which pretty much shut things down. The ruling was based in large part on the government’s reasoning that poker is predominantly a game of chance as opposed to a game of skill. But is this classification correct?
Nerdist Podcast #259: Anna Kendrick
The delightful Anna Kendrick sits down with Chris to discuss how they met shooting the Ben Folds/Fraggles music video (which can be seen here!) and the anxiety of being nominated for an Academy Award, and they talk about their different tactics for arguing!