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Curmudgeon’s Corner: All Pretend

This week on Curmudgeon’s Corner, Sam and Bruce discuss the end of the impeachment saga and the beginning of the aftermath. They also discuss the Iowa caucus disaster, and how things look for New Hampshire and beyond. But first, a little feedback, an update on the Coronavirus, and some thoughts on the State of the Union Address.

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Recorded 2020-02-07
Length this week – 2:21:42

  • (0:00:21-0:40:11) Feedback / Corona Virus / SOTU
  • (0:40:51-1:22:05) Impeachment and the Aftermath
  • (1:22:50-2:21:22) Iowa, New Hampshire, and Beyond

The Curmudgeon’s Corner theme music is generously provided by Ray Lynch.

Our intro is “The Oh of Pleasure” (Amazon MP3 link)

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Curmudgeon’s Corner: Incidents and Accidents

On this week’s Curmudgeon’s Corner, Sam and Ivan eventually get to impeachment news and election news, but first, they quickly cover some aches and pains, the coronavirus outbreak, the Trump plan for peace in the Middle East, and Brexit. It is a full show this week!

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Recorded 2020-02-01
Length this week – 2:06:40

  • (0:01:28-0:55:28) Miscellaneous Stuff
  • (0:56:49-1:33:50) Impeachment
  • (1:34:28-2:06:20) Election 2020

The Curmudgeon’s Corner theme music is generously provided by Ray Lynch.

Our intro is “The Oh of Pleasure” (Amazon MP3 link)

Our outro is “Celestial Soda Pop” (Amazon MP3 link)

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Curmudgeon’s Corner: Shouldn’t Be Impressed

This week on Curmudgeon’s Corner, Bruce joins Sam to talk about developments on Donald Trump’s impeachment trial and on Election 2020… with a few tangents along the way. To start off though, Bruce talks about his new job at a company called OceanGate, which will be offering trips to the Titanic and other fun adventures!

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Recorded 2020-01-24
Length this week – 1:59:20

  • (0:00:21-0:09:36) OceanGate
  • (0:10:53-1:22:29) Impeachment Plus
  • (1:24:10-1:58:56) Election 2020

The Curmudgeon’s Corner theme music is generously provided by Ray Lynch.

Our intro is “The Oh of Pleasure” (Amazon MP3 link)

Our outro is “Celestial Soda Pop” (Amazon MP3 link)

Both are from the album “Deep Breakfast” (iTunes link)

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Curmudgeon’s Corner: The World Gone Mad

On this week’s Curmudgeon’s Corner, Sam and Ivan talk about the latest developments with Impeachment and Election 2020. But first, they talk a little about a few other things. Like the China trade deal, Carlos Ghosn, VR, and more! Plus, stay past the end, and listen to some bloopers.

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Recorded 2020-01-18
Length this week – 2:12:33

  • (0:00:01-05:54) Cold Open
  • (0:06:18-0:36:46) Mini Lightning
  • (0:37:27-1:26:15) Impeachment
  • (1:27:24-2:03:45) Election 2020
  • (2:04:05-2:12:33) Bloopers

The Curmudgeon’s Corner theme music is generously provided by Ray Lynch.

Our intro is “The Oh of Pleasure” (Amazon MP3 link)

Our outro is “Celestial Soda Pop” (Amazon MP3 link)

Both are from the album “Deep Breakfast” (iTunes link)

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Curmudgeon’s Corner: Question Your Choices

This week on Curmudgeon’s Corner, Sam and Ivan address some feedback on the 2019 and 2020 annual predictions, Ivan gives an update on the Puerto Rican earthquakes, and then, to nobody’s surprise, they spend the rest of the show on Iran conflict developments, and the latest on Impeachment. Enjoy!

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Recorded 2020-01-11
Length this week – 1:44:30

  • (0:01:57-0:28:26) But First
  • (0:29:04-1:09:42) Iran
  • (1:10:27-1:44:09) Impeachment

The Curmudgeon’s Corner theme music is generously provided by Ray Lynch.

Our intro is “The Oh of Pleasure” (Amazon MP3 link)

Our outro is “Celestial Soda Pop” (Amazon MP3 link)

Both are from the album “Deep Breakfast” (iTunes link)

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Curmudgeon’s Corner: Various Malfeasances

On this week’s Curmudgeon’s Corner, of course, the main topic is the Impeachment of Donald Trump and all the surrounding issues and politics. But Ivan does take some time to discuss his thoughts about Star Trek. Not Star Wars, because that would actually be timely. But Star Wars. Plus just a tad about the Democratic Debate. And a bit about Betelgeuse. Because, why not?

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Recorded 2019-12-21
Length this week – 1:30:06

  • (0:00:01-0:04:48) Cold Open
  • (0:05:10-0:26:33) But First
  • (0:28:34-1:29:44) Impeachment

The Curmudgeon’s Corner theme music is generously provided by Ray Lynch.

Our intro is “The Oh of Pleasure” (Amazon MP3 link)

Our outro is “Celestial Soda Pop” (Amazon MP3 link)

Both are from the album “Deep Breakfast” (iTunes link)

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Curmudgeon’s Corner: Fizzled Dark Sheep

This week on Curmudgeon’s Corner, Ed joins Sam to talk about all sorts of things from Greta Thunberg, to the USMCA, to pardons in Kentucky, to the UK elections, to climbing Mount Kilimanjaro. As well as impeachment, the IG report on the origins of the Russia probe, and the 2020 presidential race. Don’t worry, we would never forget those.

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Recorded 2019-12-14
Length this week – 2:16:53

  • (0:00:20-0:41:43) Segment One
    • Greta Thunberg
    • USMCA
    • Kentucky
  • (0:43:00-1:34:07) Segment Two
    • Impeachment
    • IG Report
  • (1:34:45-2:16:32) Segment Three
    • UK Election
    • 2020 Democrats
    • Kilimanjaro

The Curmudgeon’s Corner theme music is generously provided by Ray Lynch.

Our intro is “The Oh of Pleasure” (Amazon MP3 link)

Our outro is “Celestial Soda Pop” (Amazon MP3 link)

Both are from the album “Deep Breakfast” (iTunes link)

Please buy his music and support his GoFundMe.

Curmudgeon’s Corner: There Will Be Pain

On this week’s Curmudgeon’s Corner, Sam and Ivan of course talk about Impeachment and the race for the Democratic Nomination. But they also hit a few other things. The UPS truck shootout in Florida, Trump’s reception in Europe, Trump and toilets, and Trump’s phone security. Oh. Most of those were Trump-related too. Oops.

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Recorded 2019-12-07
Length this week – 2:08:21

  • (0:00:20-0:55:57) Six Smaller Things
  • (0:56:42-1:27:25) Impeachment
  • (1:28:03-2:07:57) Democrats 2020

The Curmudgeon’s Corner theme music is generously provided by Ray Lynch.

Our intro is “The Oh of Pleasure” (Amazon MP3 link)

Our outro is “Celestial Soda Pop” (Amazon MP3 link)

Both are from the album “Deep Breakfast” (iTunes link)

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Curmudgeon’s Corner: Stunned and Speechless

This week on Curmudgeon’s Corner, the ducks are gone. I know you are all sad. Ivan gets Sam to talk about his crashed computer for way too long, then they get into the Democratic side of Election 2020, and of course the latest impeachment developments.

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Recorded 2019-11-15
Length this week – 2:24:43

  • (0:00:34-0:32:01) Computer Crash
  • (0:32:41-1:16:25) Democratic Nomination Race
  • (1:18:08-2:24:22) Impeachment

The Curmudgeon’s Corner theme music is generously provided by Ray Lynch.

Our intro is “The Oh of Pleasure” (Amazon MP3 link)

Our outro is “Celestial Soda Pop” (Amazon MP3 link)

Both are from the album “Deep Breakfast” (iTunes link)

Please buy his music and support his GoFundMe.

Curmudgeon’s Corner: Half the Chance

This week on Curmudgeon’s Corner, Sam goes solo for the first time in years. He talks about the state of the presidential election race at the one year away mark. And of course, the latest impeachment developments are not ignored. Then some thoughts on Facebook and Twitter’s differing responses to political advertising, and the use of their platforms for social manipulation in general. Finally, a few thoughts on local elections, specifically the one Sam’s wife is running in.

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Recorded 2019-11-02
Length this week – 1:28:00

  • (0:00:27-0:35:55) Election 2020
  • (0:36:40-0:58:40) Impeachment
  • (0:59:50-1:15:19) Political Ads
  • (1:15:57-1:27:37) Local Election

The Curmudgeon’s Corner theme music is generously provided by Ray Lynch.

Our intro is “The Oh of Pleasure” (Amazon MP3 link)

Our outro is “Celestial Soda Pop” (Amazon MP3 link)

Both are from the album “Deep Breakfast” (iTunes link)

Please buy his music and support his GoFundMe.