episode 4 notes–> return of the monomyth

in episode 4 our protagonists talk smack on a rather obscure text called The Return of the King, and also The Hobbit. and except for josh struggling to form cohesive sentences, you’ll also hear about:

episode 3 notes–>a lifetime of conversation, or: the listening hole

hey! this episode is somewhat belated. it’s the holiday season, and josh was out of town for a week in december, so things got weird. the editing may be a little slapdash, sorry and/or get over it. here’s some of the things we reference this week:

episode 2 notes–> the longest, slowest restoration

good news, everyone! the audio quality of episode two is markedly better than in episode one! i’m (josh) learning great stuff about audio editing! no weird gaps! background noise removed!
bad news, everyone! we were both tired and unprepared when recording this episode, so … it’s maybe boring? some of last week’s topics get a rehash. but hey, that’s life, and we have a through-line now, i suppose.

topics this week included:

theme music is Bark-a-tron 5000 by Bad Ronald thanks to creative commons license CC BY-NC-SA 3.0 US

links & notes on episode 1 of barklife: excellent but flawed

Below are some links to things we discussed in the podcast. We’re still working on our land acknowledgement.

further to the topic of guar gum in fracking, i remember now why that was such a big deal that it caused a shortage. guar gum is also a main stabilizing ingredient in gluten free baking, and the significant rise in fracking operations and the significant rise in gluten free diets were coincident if i remember rightly. —jahnna

A note from Josh: The pilot episode of the podcast is pilot-y, and subsequent episodes will be more polished. Not sure if that’s a note on this episode or on future ones, but still.

(a subsequent note from jahnna: and future episodes will probably be a smidge shorter)

a note from Wren: future episodes should not delay dog’s supper or there will be an increase in borking