EP33: Netflix is Killing It

EP33: Netflix is Killing It

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Feb 26, 2018

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:

  • Hot Take News (00:02:00)
    • Lance reviews the Taco Bell Nacho Fries
    • Can McDonald’s Fries Cure Baldness?
      • The Junto breaks it down
    • Elon Musk’s Boring Company is making moves
    • UK Police are now using hand held finger print scanners
    • Should you have a legal right to high speed internet?
  • Pop Culture 00:16:00)
    • Netflix is killing it
    • Johnny Reviews “What Happened to Monday”
    • Johnny Reviews “How We First Met”
    • We can’t figure out why people hate on the Cloverfield Paradox
    • Joel Mchale is back with a comedy vengeance!
    • Altered Carbon is a hit among the Show members
    • Lance Reviews I, Tonya
    • #Oscars Preview

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EP30: The Pandemic Minute

EP30: The Pandemic Minute

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Feb 3, 2018

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:

We have a skeleton crew this episode with just Lance and our Guest Host – Chris (a different one)

  • Hot Take News (00:05:00)
    • Surveillance Tech Turns to audio spying
    • China Bans Hip Hop Culture
    • Amazon “GO” Store Opens up
    • The Exorcism business is Booming!
      • Do you think demons are real?
      • The gang ruminates generally on religion.
    • The United Kingdom Appoints a Minister of Loneliness
    • Does an online presence lead to sadness?
    • Lab Monkeys are breaking out, chock full of the plague.
  • The Pandemic Minute (00:27:00)
    • Do you think we are more likely, or less likely to have a mass plague or pandemic come to the modern world?
    • Does it even matter, because Elon Musk will save us.
  • Captain’s Ready Room (00:41:00)
    • We check in to see how our #Resolutions for 2018 are going.
    • Johnny wants to learn how to sail.
    • Beau’s teaching himself guitar
    • Beau teaches us about #NewAgeFunk he saw on #HypeMachine
  • Pop Culture
    • Johnny and Lance give their top 10 movies and TV Shows of 2017

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EP27: I’m Not Cut Out for that Henchman Life

 

 

EP27: I’m Not Cut Out for that Henchman Life

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Oct 26, 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 the Talented Sarah in Studio!

  • Opening Segment
    • Sarah is on the right side of the clown issue
    • Florida finally got cold
    • We give the audience a chance to get to know Sarah
  • Hot Take News (00:12:30)
    • Why can’t powerful men seem to not become giant perverts
      • James Toback has over 200 women coming forward
      • We get a woman’s perspective on the #MeToo movement
      • It’s a Travesty that #ColinKaepernick doesn’t have a job yet
      • Would you use the #AmazonKey delivery service?
      • The Internet of things #IoT
      • The #JFKAssassination files are set to be released
      • If we went back in time and found out that Hell is real, we’d have to really stop sinning
      • #WhiteFish Energy is talking trash about #PuertoRico
      • Pumpkin Crops are down
      • #Starbucks #ZombieFrapp
      • 64k People died in the #OpioidCrisis
      • Is it better to be happy or informed
  • Philosophal Segment (30:00:00)
    • Should the needs of the many outweigh the survival of the few?
  • Pop Culture Segment (00:44:04)
    • #TheGifted is flipping great!
    • #TheHandMaidsTale
    • Should you read the book before you watch the movie?
    • Johnny says #TheOrville is great
    • #StarTrekDiscovery is going well
    • #ThorRagnarok
    • #TheLastJedi
    • #Kong #KongSkullIsland

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EP26:The Sweetest Potpourri

EP26: The Sweetest Potpourri

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Oct 19, 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:

Segment 1:

In our first Segment, the gang just lets it fly.  We cover a bunch of topics from Beau raising his boy, to us all talking about how old we were when we got our first girlfriends.  You won’t guess how old Johnny was!  Then we riff on how we’re going to raise our (imaginary kids)

Segment 2:

The gang discusses a This American Life Story about a man that struggles to find his way through the immigration debate.

Useful links:

NPR: This American Life Fear and Loathing in Homer and Rockville

https://www.thisamericanlife.org/radio-archives/episode/621/fear-and-loathing-in-homer-and-rockville

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

 

 

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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