Episode 17: That’s So Gimmicky

Jack Thompson is in the news again.  Guess who he’s suing this time.  Google issues a cease and desist order to an Android Hacker.  Microsoft reveals a new open source multi-core OS.  Verizon takes a cheap shot at the iPhone.  Marge Simpson poses for Playboy.  Ryder loses his mind about the FloH club.  Tesla is designing a van.  All this, plus Fark Headline of the Week and the Question of the Week.

Show notes available at http://wiki.whatstherumpuspodcast.com/17

Episode 16: The Chuck and I

Bend over!  Best Buy has a new plan to bilke you of your money.  New firefighter boots allow others to track them.  Pizza Hut has a deal for the lazy.  Bravo Gustavo: the new iPhone app that lets you flail around like an idiot.  French Parliament plans to mandate full disclosure regarding the use of Photoshop.  Information leaked about a new tablet project from Microsoft, and unlike other Microsoft products, this looks awesome!  Consumer-B-Gone allows you to annoy grocery shoppers.  Apple gets the okay to block third-party gadgets from syncing with iTunes.  OkCupid has analyzed over 500,000 introduction messages to figure out what works and what doesn’t.  Find out 10 dirty, little secrets about the restaurant industry.  All this plus the Question of the Week and the Fark Headline of the Week.

Show notes available at http://wiki.whatstherumpuspodcast.com/16

Episode 15: Hunk of Space Poopy

Secret GPS tracking is now legal in Massachusetts.  College students can purcahse Windows 7 for only $30.  A fascinating light show in the sky was caused by an interesting culprit.  Banana theft is on the rise in India, find out why.  A student kills an intruder with a samurai sword.  The music industry wants royalties for previews in iTunes.  All this and more, plus the Fark Headline of the Week and the Question of the Week.

Show notes available at http://wiki.whatstherumpuspodcast.com/15

Episode 14: The Prime Minister of Episodes

This week, the Dallas Cowboys continue their streak of giant screen fails.  Someone found an SMB exploit that crashes Windows Vista and 7.  Play Monopoly via Google Maps.  Grocers will soon be able to label their produce without stickers, find out how!  The 802.11n standard has finally been finalized.  Julius Andreas Gimli Arn MacGyver Chewbacka Highlander Elessar-Jankov.  We talk more about TV.  Lenovo is releasing a new USB keyboard based on the T400s.  All this plus Dumbass Apple News, Dumbass Palm News, the Fark Headline of the Week, and the Question of the Week!

Show notes available at http://wiki.whatstherumpuspodcast.com/14

Episode 11: Americal

This week we talk about Peewee Herman coming back to Hollywood, Mr T plugs World of Warcraft, and T-Mobile starts charging for a paper bill.  A new router has been designed to stop the Internet from being bogged bown by video traffic.  Find out what a domain smack is and laugh at some examples.

Holograms are coming, are you ready?  USAA Bank has started allowing checks to be deposited via iPhone.  Facebook acquires Friendfeed.  The Chevy Volt will get 230 MPG.  All this and more!  Plus Dumbass Apple News, Fark Headline of the Week, and a new segment: Question of the Week.

Show notes available at http://wiki.whatstherumpuspodcast.com/11

Episode 10: Godwinned

This week we talk about the new Star Trek movie, the Icy Hot Stunnaz, and Cash for Clunkers.  A high school student is suing Amazon over book deletions. Cold Stone Creamery has developed a no-melt ice cream.  A chinese man was beaten to death in an Internet Addiction camp.  Find out what the 25 most useful car technologies are and a new way for vending machines to bill you.  Plus, this week’s Fark Headline of the Week and some Dumbass Apple News.  Also, the Slave Leia Appreciation Society… You’re Welcome!

Show notes available at http://wiki.whatstherumpuspodcast.com/10

Episode 3: Shit, Shower, and Shmasterbate

This week on the podcast, we discuss the fate of the OpenMoko project.  Adrian, Ryder, and Chuck sightsee in Houghton via Google Street View. The shamwow guy beats a hooker and it somehow relates to Ed Gein.

Show notes available at http://wiki.whatstherumpuspodcast.com/3