EP25:Apologies for Sleeping through Blade Runner

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Oct 7, 2017

The “Junto” is a club Benjamin Franklin founded way back when America was Great. The purpose of the Junto was to debate questions of morals, politics, and natural philosophy.  Our show’s not quite that stuffy, but here and there we stumble upon something profound between the geeky jokes.

The Junto Show is three friends, one black, one white, and one asian who get together and discuss the news of the day, leadership, pop culture, and whatever else comes to mind.  We bring our unique perspectives to the table and hash it all out.

In today’s show we Cover the following topics:

Beau had his Baby!  So while he’s out Dad’ing it up, we have Chris back in Studio!

  • Rapid-Fire News (
    • Salmon from Wal-Mart and Aldi might be funding North Korea’s Nuclear Program
    • Netflix raising its rates in 2018
    • Lance has his first Pumpkin Spice Latte
    • Winter Storm List released
    • Uber’s iPhone app has been spying on us all, Lyft is better
    • Employers are now allowed to deny contraception
    • First job national job decline in 6 years in wake of hurricanes
    • #NorthKorea claims the USA tried to Assassinate Kim Jong Un
  • Long Form News (00:11:49)
    • Air Force Lieutenant General gives a moving speech after racial slurs were found on cadets’ dorms
    • Lance talks a little bit about historical racism in the armed forces
  • Captain’s Ready Room (Leadership) Segment (00:17:53)
    • What is the best way to apologize?
    • We discuss the philosophy of Gary Chapman, Author of The 5 Love Languages and also The 5 Languages of #Apology
    • How do you handle apologies?
    • What did you think of #CamNewton’s apology?
    • Are people only apologizing because they got caught?
  • Pop Culture Segment (00:33:14)
    • The Big Sick
    • #Transformers The Last Night
    • #Kingsman: The Golden Circle
    • DC is giving up on its Connected Movie universe
    • All three of us Fell asleep trying to watch the Original #BladeRunner
    • Netflix is making “Raising Dion” into a series
    • There is Beef Between #TheRock and #Tyrese because The Rock is doing a solo Fast and Furious Movie #FastAndFurious
    • The #Punisher trailer got delayed due to the #LasVegas Shotting

Useful links:

⁃Blade Runner (1982) Rotten Tomatoes https://www.rottentomatoes.com/m/blade_runner

Air Force general gives moving speech after racial incident.

 

Cam Newton Laughs at Reporter: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=G3morj18dJE

Cam Newton “Apologizes” for laughing at reporter

EP24: Vietnam and Values

EP24:Vietnam and Values

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Sep 28, 2017

The “Junto” is a club Benjamin Franklin founded way back when America was Great. The purpose of the Junto was to debate questions of morals, politics, and natural philosophy.  Our show’s not quite that stuffy, but here and there we stumble upon something profound between the geeky jokes.

 

The Junto Show is three friends, one black, one white, and one asian who get together and discuss the news of the day, leadership, pop culture, and whatever else comes to mind.  We bring our unique perspectives to the table and hash it all out.

In today’s show we Cover the following topics:
• Rapid-Fire News
⁃ Military to use Xbox Controllers to Control Submarines
⁃ Modern Day War of the Worlds event happens
⁃ Facebook is working on mind reading technology
⁃ Twitter is beta testing a 280 Character Limit
⁃ Bill Gates uses a Windows phone
⁃ RIP Hugh Hefner

• Long Form News
⁃ Is the Hurricane response in #PuertoRico not as good as for Florida and Texas?
⁃ Johnny and the Gang talks about the PBS #KenBurns Documentary #TheVietnamWar
⁃ How do you weigh the interviews validity in the documentary?
⁃ Is it worthwhile to consider the perspectives of the bad guys of history?
⁃ The gang talks about the #KennekaJenkins death and the controversy behind it
⁃ How much privacy should be given up to aid the investigation?

• Captain’s Ready Room (Leadership) Segment
⁃ Johnny talks about the various kinds of Values and how they shape leadership
⁃ We go around the table and tell what values we find important
⁃ Find out what Beau means when he says his life is like a Taco Salad

• Pop Culture Segment
⁃ Johnny and Beau Saw #IT, Lance’s crippling fear of clowns made him miss out
⁃ Star Trek Discovery

 

 

Useful links:

 

Ep23:The Nuclear Prenup

 

EP23:The Nuclear Prenup

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Sep 21, 2017

The “Junto” is a club Benjamin Franklin founded way back when America was Great. The purpose of the Junto was to debate questions of morals, politics, and natural philosophy.  Our show’s not quite that stuffy, but here and there we stumble upon something profound between the geeky jokes.

 

The Junto Show is three friends, one black, one white, and one asian who get together and discuss the news of the day, leadership, pop culture, and whatever else comes to mind.  We bring our unique perspectives to the table and hash it all out.

In today’s show we Cover the following topics:
• Rapid-Fire News
⁃ #Chipotle has Queso…and it’s gross
⁃ Hurricane #Maria ravages Puerto Rico
⁃ Toys ‘R’ Us files for bankruptcy

• Beau’s “Now You’re Smarter” Segment

• Philosophal Segment
⁃ The gang talks about trust in relationships, but in the craziest way possible
⁃ Does getting a #Prenup mean you don’t trust your mate?

• Moral Moment
⁃ Stanislav Petrov “The Man Who Saved the World”

• Captain’s Ready Room (Leadership) Segment
⁃ How do you prepare for an adventure?
⁃ Don’t plan your trip, plan your next ADVENTURE

• Pop Culture Segment
⁃ Celebrity Break Ups
⁃ #KevinHart is breaking up with his wife
⁃ #Emmy Award Winners
⁃ Lance Watches Netflix shows with the Descriptive Audio on and recommends you do it as well
⁃ Johnny is still loving #TheOrville
⁃ Beau finally watched #Westworld

 

 

Useful links:

⁃ Jamie Foxx talks the opening scene of the Mike Tyson Movie
⁃ Jamie Foxx details opening scene to Mike Tyson Movie! – YouTube

 

EP22: You Can’t Trust Clowns

EP22:You Can’t Trust Clowns

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Sep 14, 2017

The “Junto” is a club Benjamin Franklin founded way back when America was Great. The purpose of the Junto was to debate questions of morals, politics, and natural philosophy.  Our show’s not quite that stuffy, but here and there we stumble upon something profound between the geeky jokes.

The Junto Show is three friends, one black, one white, and one asian who get together and discuss the news of the day, leadership, pop culture, and whatever else comes to mind.  We bring our unique perspectives to the table and hash it all out.

In today’s show we Cover the following topics:

  • Rapid-Fire News
    • People are eating bugs out here, folks
    • Equifax Breach
    • NASA’s Cassini probe ends its mission
      • How complex of a life form does NASA need to find to ruin society?
  • Special Hurricane Segment
    • We’re in Orlando, so we talk about how we dealt with #Irma
  • Beau’s “Now You’re Smarter” Segment
  • Captain’s Ready Room (Leadership) Segment
    • Amy Porterfield – Blitz Marketing Campaign
    • Link your instagram to your twitter and then periscope the whole thing
  • Pop Culture Segment
    • Lance got his dates mixed up and an Emmys Review becomes an Emmy’s Preview
    • Johnny gives a review of #TheOrville
    • Daniel Dae Kim is in talks to replace Ed Skrein in the #Hellboy reboot
    • The Gang All Saw Netflix’s #DeathNote
    • Lance Gives a mini-review of Netflix’s Message from the King
    • Johnny and Beau torture Lance with images of Clowns in support of #IT

Useful links:

    • Fabio hit in the face with a goose
      • https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=aY19XqMPBAU

EP21: The Boo Boo Gets in the Water Before You Know It

EP21: The Boo Boo Gets in the Water Before You Know It

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September 8, 2017

The “Junto” is a club Benjamin Franklin founded way back when America was Great. The purpose of the Junto was to debate questions of morals, politics, and natural philosophy.  Our show’s not quite that stuffy, but here and there we stumble upon something profound between the geeky jokes.

The Junto Show is three friends, one black, one white, and one asian who get together and discuss the news of the day, leadership, pop culture, and whatever else comes to mind.  We bring our unique perspectives to the table and hash it all out.

In today’s show we Cover the following topics:

  • Rapid-Fire News
    • New “Pilot” Earbuds will translate languages in real time
    • Phones are more expensive than you think
    • Boston Red Sox use Apple Watches to cheat
    • Hurricane #Irma
    • Airlines lower prices ahead of the storm
  • Beau’s “Now You’re Smarter” Segment
    • Beau Went to Daddy Boot Camp to get ready for his coming progeny
    • The instructor let everyone practice Dad’ing on his own kid
  • Leadership Segment
    • From Colin Powell’s “It Worked for Me”
    • Where are you making your decisions from?
    • The “Point of Decision”
  • Pop Culture Segment
    • #Inhumans Flopped
    • Johnny gives a mini-review of #Baywatch
    • Should police arrest people at hurricane shelters
    • #SwordArtOnline
    • How does love work in the virtual world?
    • #Norsemen is good
    • Taylor Swift got booed at her friend’s wedding
    • The #IT movie is coming out
    • Jaden Smith is producing an Anime for Netflix #NeoYokio

Useful links:

EP19: A Nuclear Bomb Won’t Probe Uranus

EP19: A Nuclear Bomb Won’t Probe your Uranus

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Sep 14, 2017

The “Junto” is a club Benjamin Franklin founded way back when America was Great.
The purpose of the Junto was to debate questions of morals, politics, and natural
philosophy. Our show’s not quite that stuffy, but here and there we stumble upon
something profound between the geeky jokes.

The Junto Show is three friends, one black, one white, and one asian who get together
and discuss the news of the day, leadership, pop culture, and whatever else comes to
mind. We bring our unique perspectives to the table and hash it all out.

In today’s show we Cover the following topics:

• Rapid-Fire News
⁃ Giant Robot fight between Japan and the United States!
⁃ Dunkin Donuts is considering removing the “Donuts” from their name
⁃ In the wake of the “Slants Ruling” at the Supreme Court, a string of offensive
patents are being filed

• Philosophal Segment
⁃ Is there a such thing as a “Selfless Deed”?
⁃ What is altruism?
⁃ Is doing a good deed for a selfish reason a moral good?
⁃ Beau gives a briefing on existentialism

• Leadership Segment
⁃ Who is your leadership role model?
⁃ How do you work with people who you disagree with?
⁃ Lance chose Obama
⁃ Beau Chose Alexander the Great
⁃ Johnny Chose Jean Luc Picard

• Pop Culture Segment
⁃ Beau is watching Ken Burns’ Civil War documentary
⁃ The segment turns into a long discussion of the civil war and reconstruction
⁃ Enjoy this Junto History Lesson!
⁃ Netflix bout Millarworld the writer behind Kingsman, Kickass and Old Man
Logan
⁃ Johnny gives a review of #Match
⁃ https://itunes.apple.com/us/movie/match/id953717730
⁃ Johnny gives a recommendation to listen to Baby Driver’s Ansel Elgort’s new
Single “Thief”
⁃ Lance gives a mini-review of Train to Busan
⁃ Which Apocalypse is worst?
⁃ A nuclear bomb won’t Probe your B-Hole

Useful links:
⁃ Compilation of Joe Biden being creepy

 

Ep20: Tell Me What You Think Of Me

Aug 31, 2017

The “Junto” is a club Benjamin Franklin founded way back when America was Great. The purpose of the Junto was to debate questions of morals, politics, and natural philosophy. Our show’s not quite that stuffy, but here and there we stumble upon something profound between the geeky jokes.
The Junto Show is three friends, one black, one white, and one asian who get together and discuss the news of the day, leadership, pop culture, and whatever else comes to mind. We bring our unique perspectives to the table and hash it all out. In today’s show we Cover the following topics:

Rapid-Fire News
⁃ Florida Has the Worst Drivers in the Nation

⁃ Most Americans Live Paycheck to Paycheck ⁃ The Schmidt Pain Index, which bugs’ bite hurts the most

⁃ The gang discusses Hurricane #Harvey and the repercussions of it

Philosophal Segment
⁃ If you and your friend agree to play lotto together but they don’t actually put in their part of the money, do you still pay them? ⁃ What would you do with the Lotto Money? •

Leadership Segment
⁃ Patrick Lencioni’s thoughts on compliments and building organizational health ⁃ We go around the room and give one positive and one negative about each member of the Junto
⁃ Will our friendship survive this?

Pop Culture Segment
⁃ Should you watch new shows or go back and watch shows that have been proven to be good?
⁃ Mini Review of #TheFounder and fast food in general ⁃ #Norsemen
⁃ #TheTick
⁃ Johnny and Lance talk about #Nocturnal Animals ⁃ Such a great cast for such an OK movie ⁃ The gang’s review of #LoganLucky
⁃ Taylor Swift’s new Song #LookWhatY

 

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EP17: Unintended Consequences… with Chris!

Aug 3, 2017

In today’s show we cover the following topics:

  • Rapid-Fire News
    • Ravens are smarter than you think
    • Alabama prisoners escape using peanut butter
    • #Hyperloop has its first test
    • The Mutants are coming! The gang discusses gene editing using #CRISPR
    • Chris tells the story of his brother getting a little too into it at a WWF/WWE Wrestling event
  • Beau’s “Now You’re Smarter” Segment
    • Beau educates us all on “Unintended Consequences”
    • Alcohol Prohibition led to unintended consequences
    • You can donate sperm anonymously, but not eggs
  • Leadership Segment
    • How has technology improved your lives…or has it?
    • The gang talks about people playing on their phones during dinner, Lance is for it, everyone else is against it
  • Pop Culture Segment
    • Johnny Gives a review/recap of a gritty movie about Chinese/Japanese relations during WWII period, “Flowers of War,” starring Christian Bale.
    • The gang talks about #Confederate, or do we mean #NoConfederate
    • Beau gives a review of the A Night in the Woods PC Game
      • It’s basically rural America but with Cats and Foxes working in the coal mines instead of humans.
    • Beau Plays the PC Game Arc and gets in-game bullied
  • Useful links:
    • The Rock gets Stone Cold Stunnered compilation
    • Every Stone Cold Stunner to The Rock
    • The Rock Has Finally Revealed Why He Flopped Around Like a Fish …

The “Junto” is a club Benjamin Franklin founded way back when America was Great. The purpose of the Junto was to debate questions of morals, politics, and natural philosophy.Our show’s not quite that stuffy, but here and there we stumble upon something profound between the geeky jokes.This week, we have our Guest, Chris in studio!The Junto Show is three friends, one black, one white, and one asian who get together and discuss the news of the day, leadership, pop culture, and whatever else comes to mind.We bring our unique perspectives to the table and hash it all out.

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EP16: I “Mustache” You About Superman

July 26, 2017

In today’s show we Cover the following topics:

  • Rapid-Fire News
    • Up to $5 Billion Dollars in student loan gets lost by accident
    • Justin Bieber Runs over a Papparazzo
  • Beau’s “Now You’re Smarter” Segment
    • The gang discusses The Prisoner’s Dilemma
  • Moral Moment
    • Are you (morally) required to help someone who is in danger?
  • Leadership Segment
    • Be ruthless with who you surround yourself with
    • Your friends will either elevate or decimate you
  • Pop Culture Segment
    • Comic Con Trailers and Reveals
    • Lance isn’t crazy about the Character Design for Thanos
    • Henry Cavill has to do Superman reshoots with a big mustache
    • http://www.cbr.com/superman-mustache-batman-v-superman-trailer/
    • The gang talks about the #Netflix #Marvel Shows
    • Will Smith is doing Netflix movies now: #Bright sounds good!
    • Johnny Reviews #Okja

The “Junto” is a club Benjamin Franklin founded way back when America was Great. The purpose of the Junto was to debate questions of morals, politics, and natural philosophy. Our show’s not quite that stuffy, but here and there we stumble upon something profound between the geeky jokes. The Junto Show is three friends, one black, one white, and one asian who get together and discuss the news of the day, leadership, pop culture, and whatever else comes to mind. We bring our unique perspectives to the table and hash it all out.

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EP15: A New Day

July 19, 2017

In today’s show we Cover the following topics:

The “Junto” is a club Benjamin Franklin founded way back when America was Great. The purpose of the Junto was to debate questions of morals, politics, and natural philosophy. Our show’s not quite that stuffy, but here and there we stumble upon something profound between the geeky jokes. The Junto Show is three friends, one black, one white, and one asian who get together and discuss the news of the day, leadership, pop culture, and whatever else comes to mind. We bring our unique perspectives to the table and hash it all out.

Thanks for listening to the Junto Show!