Hey everyone. Stover here. I have a whole year of Please Like Thises to update to this forlorn, neglected site. Look, my laptop broke, and I just got a new one for Christmas from my parents, much like a twelve-year-old might, so now I can start updating this again, for all who may care to gaze upon it.
More importantly, my brother Justin “Stovepipe” Stover has just released a new album entitled “Love in the Time of Satanic Panic: Chapter 1”. You can check it out here: https://soundcloud.com/365-songs-for-365-people/sets/love-in-the-time-of-satanic-panic-full-album-preview.
Anyway, I have a lot of typing and cutting and pasting to do, so I’m gonna get to that. Eventually. Hey, I just shelled out eighteen buck to renew this damn thing, gimme a sec, willya?
And thanks for listening.
Edited down from 72 straight hours of lively discussion, Jera and Stover once again pine for the falsely recalled carefree days of youth with an episode dedicated solely to the toys we begged for and subsequently broke or urinated on in the tub throughout that decade of the decade, the nineteen hundred and eighties.
Did we forget any? (Answer: Yes!) Mention some in the comments! Or just say something dickish! Or nothing whatsoever! I’ve got all night!
GAG ME WITH AN ITUNE.
You guys know how this works by now, right? Great! LET’S WHATCHA WHATCH!
It’s graphic novel time (or as they call ’em in the biz, graphnovs!) here at Please Like This Podcast, and for this salubrious episode, Stover grants Jera the rarely considered but vilely amusing “Spent” by the brutally self-flagellating Joe Matt, and Jera wings a well-thumbed copy of the first book of “Saga” by Brian K. Vaughn and Fiona Staples at Stover’s solar plexus. Who will like what, if anything, and where will it all go from here? Let’s find out together! Actually, just listen from wherever you happen to be. Don’t come here. Just…no.
The Disagree to Disagree clan are rather a hoarding lot, and in this ep they talk amongst themselves about the things they like to buy in large quantities and then put on shelves, occasionally thinking about them with great fondness and satisfaction. Also, there is squabbling. These guys!
You know, we watch stuff, and we just GOTTA tell ya about it. That’s all there is to it.
Stover, liking Jera as much as he does for whatever reason, recommends one of 2014’s most critically acclaimed filmic efforts, “Blue Ruin”, one of the most darkly funny, truly tense, and downright original thrillers in many a moon. Jera gives Stover “Space Jam”. To put this in perspective, this would be like if Stover gave Jera the superpower of his choice, a googolplex dollars, and a functional time machine, and in return, Jera gave Stover “Space Jam”. Did Jera like the inarguably good thing? Did Stover like the shit? Only one way to find out, friends of good!
Having absolutely no choice in the matter given that Stover was his ride, Justin “Stovepipe” Stover sticks around after his interview to sit in for another round of Whatcha Whatchin, wherein the Please Likers talk about what they watched, listened to, read, and cultivated in their modest but remarkably pleasant windowsill garden. Drink deeply of our knee-jerk, uninformed opinions!
You’d think with all the amazing and hilarious output generated by Stover within the confines of this podcast, he would have used up all the available talent allotted his family, but no! His brother, Justin Stover, is a one-man band! Listen to Jera and Stover (mostly Jera, Stover didn’t really have any questions given that he already knows most of what there is to know about his brother and frankly isn’t very interested in his craft) as they interview “Stovepipe” about the exhilarating ups and soul-extinguishing downs of life as a one-man-band, and hear a few jazzy-slammin’ tunes to boot! How ya gonna beat that for free? Actually if you could give Justin some money, that would probably help him out a lot. Here’s his website.
Originally uploaded on October 6th, 2014 (I know, I know. I know. I do. I know it.), this little discush about late 80s/early 90s icon Patrick Swayze gets Jera and Stover all misty for a bygone era, which is kind of true for most things we discuss on this podcast. You’d think we’d try to connect to the present time, but no, that simply isn’t of interest to us. We only want to deal with things that have already happened, and people who are no longer among us. It’s no way to live, kids.
NOBODY PUTS PODBEAN IN A CORNER. IT’S NOT EVEN POSSIBLE. IT’S NOT A TANGIBLE THING. MAYBE IF THE WEBSITE WAS UP AND RUNNING ON A LAPTOP AND YOU PUT THAT LAPTOP IN A CORNER, THAT WOULD ALMOST COUNT.
NOBODY PUTS ITUNES IN A CORNER EITHER. NOBODY PUTS ANYTHING IN A CORNER. LAMPS, MAYBE. A PET’S SUPPER DISH. A LITTLE ENDTABLE TO PUT YOUR KEYS AND WALLET ON, PERHAPS. THAT’S PRETTY MUCH IT.