Every Damn Thing
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We add Steve Jobs, wool and Adidas' Rod Laver shoe to the List of Every Damn Thing.
The documentary Jake watched is Steve Jobs: The Man in the Machine. It's pretty good. Here’s the New York Times obituary for Jef Raskin the “Father of the Macintosh” (he died in 2005). When demonstrating his vast knowledge of the cotton gin, Jake forgets that the main function of it was to separate the seeds from the fibers. Here’s an ancient educational film that shows how the machine worked (and plays pleasant music while depicting backbreaking plantation labor). We talk about planned obsolescence (as seen in Apple products), though we never call it that. We mention that Apple contracts with Chinese companies that have poor working conditions. We don’t say it by name, but the company we’re mainly referring to is Foxconn. Much has been written about Stan Lee & Jack Kirby's partnership, by people who know a lot more than we do. One such person is Abraham Reisman, who just wrote a biography of Lee that deals with it. Here’s some pics of Jobs’ car parked in disabled-only spaces. The cashmere worn by Phil was probably mushy to the touch. When Phil says in the episode that he likes moths, he's thinking of the little ones in North America. But he later found this pic of an Australian moth and reconsidered. Rod Laver was one of the first modern athletes (along with René Lacoste & Fred Perry) to have a clothing deal. The Australian Open is one of the major tennis tournaments along with Wimbledon, the US Open & the French Open. Naomi Osaka is the current champion of the Australian open. The French Open is really called the Roland-Garros tournament: it's named after a WW1 fighter ace. Spider-Man villain Kraven the Hunter is kind of based on the villain in The Most Dangerous Game. Alex R. Thomas & Co. was a pear-packing company where Phil and Jake (and many other people in our hometown) had summer jobs. The business closed about ten years ago.
Below is the List of Every Damn Thing as of this episode (for the most up-to-date list, go
Dolly Parton - person Clement Street in San Francisco - location Prince - person It’s-It - food Cher - person Donald Duck - fictional character Hank Williams - person air - substance Watchmen - comic book onions - food “Midnight Train to Georgia” - music sex - idea Rod Lavers shoes - clothing Star Wars - media franchise Boxer (dog breed) - animal ducks - animal firefighters - people Shakira - person The Three Stooges - comedy act Christmas trees - seasonal decoration puns - idea Trading Places - movie intro to “Back That Azz Up” - music The Truman Show - movie dilapidated shacks - structures shirtless men wearing elaborate angel wings, gold lamé shorts & furry cha-cha heels - idea plants - life form handkerchiefs - accessory nail clippers - tool rye bread - food snare drums - instrument saxophone in rock - music cubed ice - substance Antoni Gaudi - architect Run the Jewels - music group Popeye - fictional character land - substance Carthage - location Charmander - fictional character Popeyes chicken - food wool - material A-shirts (aka “wifebeaters”) - clothing “Dancing Queen” - music Watchmen - TV series Jessica Rabbit - fictional character Volkswagen “Bug” - vehicle Sorry! - game Bill & Ted's Bogus Journey - movie Cheech and Chong - comedy act “Tulsa Time” - music sriracha - food brief - idea cold brew shandy - beverage Jersey Shore - location crows - animal sea - substance coffee - beverage video games - medium eggs (chicken) - food Whoppers (candy) - food national debt - idea band t-shirts - clothing Crocs - clothing Ice Cube - person wind chimes - decoration / instrument moist - word Nerf guns - toy lightning rounds - idea zipper jeans - clothing generation ships - idea seedless watermelon - food sardines - animal/food Triscuits - food peanut butter ice cream - food Top Ramen - food whale tail - animal appendage Tommy Bahama shirts - clothing Trouble - game commandos - people no-show socks - clothing zipper jeans worn with no underwear - situation Monopoly - game Barry Bonds - person man-bun - hairstyle toe shoes - clothing “Do You Know the Way to San Jose” - song Watchmen - movie blood - substance Oreos - food calamari - food Bill & Ted's Excellent Adventure - movie Steve Jobs - person Bill & Ted Face the Music - movie The Last Starfighter - movie crushed ice - substance pigeons - animal Daylight Saving Time - idea rats - animal capitalism - idea sports team jerseys - clothing Josta - beverage Gambit - fictional character Surge - beverage Double Stuf Oreos - food Jenny McCarthy - person Jon Voight - person Hank Williams, Jr - person McRib - food cigarettes - drug QAnon - idea
What is Every Damn Thing?
Phil and Jake rank everything.
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