Welcome to another good one, Cool Kid! Do you all understand this whole Miitomo thing? No? It's ok, neither does Travis! We also touch briefly on the Panama Papers with way more to come when we have all the info! Hear a round up of some of the 2016 April Fools jokes and hoaxes. We talk about the Primaries as well as debunk a rumor or two! Rocker and positive force Andrew W.K. has started his own political party. Thanks to a recently high profile protest, we talk a lot about weed and it's current Schedule status! All that plus the Wi-Five of the Week! Enjoy!
Have we got a show for you, Cool Kid! First, in the intro, let's talk about a gun that looks like a phone! Learn about the birth and corruption of a Twitter bot named Tay. Hear some revelations about UNICORNS! A lot to cover in the Political Round UP! Birdie Sanders, Trump vs. Anderson Cooper, and MORE! Last week, a VERY controversial bill was passed in North Carolina. All that, plus the Wi-Five of the Week! Enjoy!
Hey there Cool Kids! It's week 2 of the MaxFunDrive and we are bringing the HEAT for this episode! Pulling out all the stops! Let's start with a brand new, exclusive Brentalfloss song all about Trends Like These! Then, hear about the wacky goings-on from Madonna's Australian tour! A city councilor in Arkansas made quite a scene in a restaurant and then did a poor job explaining himself! We've got a bunch of quick fire stories for you in our Fast Facts segment! A poll was held for naming a research vessel and the officials aren't crazy about the result. There have been a lot of advancement in AI lately and we've got a whole lot to tell you! All that plus the Wi-Five of the Week! Enjoy, and don't forget to support TLT in the MaxFunDrive! www.maximumfun.org/donate
Hey there Cool Kid! Welcome to our first MaxFunDrive episode! We are so excited and we hope you are too! We have a lot to cover on this episode, so buckle up! First, Instagram is planning a new way to display their timeline. Some Syrian refugees ended up mingling with a Furry Convention! Also, let's learn a little about Furries! We've got a bunch of stories in Politics Round Up! Weird KKK endorsements, weird Ben Carson endorsements, weird Boehner endorsements and so much MORE! Neil deGrasse Tyson is a very popular smart guy, but he really put his foot in his mouth! You know, what he said really reminds us of a song... All that, plus the Wi-Five of the Week! Don't forget to go to maximumfun.org/donate and support Trends Like These!
Hey there Cool Kid! Why don't you come in an sit a spell? We have lots of great stories for you this week! First, a quick update on the Kesha case. Kim Kardashian made news with a controversial nude pic. Sacha Baron Cohen revealed why he walked from a Freddie Mercury biopic. Caitlyn Jenner expressed her political views on the season premiere of her show. We've got a political up date including a very special surprise! All that, plus the Wi-Five of the Week!
Welcome to another super-charged episode! This week, Sam Smith failed to fact check his Oscar speech! Erin Andrews's legal battle continues with a suit against Marriott. Donald Trump received a questionable endorsement that he was unwilling to disavow. Also, we have the results from Super Tuesday! All that, plus the Wi-Five of the Week!
Hello Cool Kids! Thanks for stopping by! Ol' Uncle Brent is having a few neck issues and is on a few muscle relaxers this week. Travis is normal, but insists that Brent has two butts. Apple is fighting back against orders to create a program to hack phones. Brent shares some Primary updates with us! Kesha took a hit in her ongoing legal battle this week. Historians and doctors have made some discoveries about Hitler's genitalia. All that, plus a Wi-Five! Sit back and relax!
Hello Cool Kids! Boy, oh boy!! Are we ever excited! This is our first official MaximumFun.org episode and we are jazzed! That old rascal Kanye West is back in the news again and he's tweeting about his personal debt! Supreme Court vacancies, JebBush.com and news of Bernie and Hillary neck-and-neck make up our political news round up! Another Grammy Awards have come and gone, it was full of crazy performances, surprise awards and lots of weird mistakes! Finally, South Dakota is working on a bill that prevents transgender students from using the bathrooms of their choosing. In this week's Wi-Five, an Indian doctor is changing the cultural perception having a female baby single-handed!
Hey cool kids! How the heck are you?! It feels like it's been 168 hours since we last talked. What have you been doing? Oh yeah? Well, we've been busy too. Busy doing what you ask? Well, this this episode for example! We talk about the results of the New Hampshire primary! Then, we talk about the theatre project That'swhatshesaid and the cease and desist letters they've been receiving. We've got follow ups on the Return of Kings story, the Fine Brothers and the Michigan sodomy laws! Finally, we've got all the wrap up you need regarding the Super Bowl! ...except, like, anything about the actual game. All that, plus the Wi-Five of the Week! So like I said, busy week for us!
Hey Cool Kids! Brent's traveling in our neighbor to the North, Canada! But don't worry, he didn't let all that poutine and free health care stop him from recording an episode! First, let's talk about the truth behind Trump's Nobel Prize nomination. Which brings us to the Iowa Caucus results! A British law student bit in to a Kit Kat to find a disturbing surprise! (Don't worry, it's not gross!) The Fine Bros. made a bit of a misstep it seems. Finally, let's all try to wrap our minds around the craziness and misogyny of Return of Kings and their weird clandestine meetings.
Hi cool kids! Sorry for the delay, we had some technical issues. You may noticed some issues in the episode, sorry! Recording conditions weren't ideal, but we wanted to get an episode out! Enjoy! This week, we talk about the Doomsday Clock! New Delorean production has begun! Brent's got a political round up! We discuss rapper B.o.B. and some of his bold claims. Finally, the Wi-Five of the week!
On this week's episode: A woman in Padua sought assistance after losing the key to her chastity belt. A homeopathic company is selling balls one inserts in to their vaginas and Brent and Travis are justifiably furious! The Onion has been purchased by Spanish language network Univision. Brent challenges Travis to determine which memes are true and which are false. Pornhub has released their 2015 year in review with some interesting statistics! Finally, we discuss a celebrity hero in this week's Wi-Five of the Week!
Hey there Cool Kids! Seems Bernie Sanders is polling pretty well in some early primaries! Tuesday night was President Obama's final State of the Union address and the Republican party's last response to one of President Obama's SOTU address! The Powerball prize has hit $1.5 Billion and it has proven how bad at Math we all are. A German carpenter has patented a switch to turn your sperm on and off. Beloved musicians David Bowie and Motorhead's Lemmy have passed away and everyone is talking about "the rule of threes". The village of Whitesboro, NY's seal has come under fire from those who believe it to be controversial. This week also feature's our most bad ass Wi-Five of the Week yet!
Hey there Cool Kid, thanks for stopping in! Some casting on the Rocky Horror remake has been announced, but Brent and Travis have their own dream casting in mind! A whole lot of text has been recovered from Gene Roddenbery's floppy disks. Twitter is toying with the idea of allowing for 10,000 character tweets! It's been met with mixed opinions, including our two hosts. The big story this week, a group of ranchers/protesters have taken control of a set of federal buildings in Oregon. And finally, in the Wi-Five of the Week, an inspiring tale of not letting disability stop you from doing what you love! Enjoy!
Hello Cool Kids and Happy New Year! Join us for the official Trends Like These 2015 Year In Review!
This week, what has everyone in America been Googling in 2015? A man is cleared of rape charges claiming he "fell" on the woman. Taylor Swift used art that she thought was by one artist, but turned out to be stolen and everyone is telling a different story! Caitlyn Jenner made some inflammatory statements during an interview with Time. A new Star Wars movie comes out this week and it's all over everything every where! All this, plus a mysterious Christmas benefactor in the Wi-Five of the Week!
It's time once again for a new episode! Are you ready for some podcast?! This week, the Wu Tang Clan sold a single copy of their new album to everyone's (least) favorite douche! Justin Bieber unleashed his fan base on a mystery woman. There have been some misleading headlines surrounding Donald Trump. GlassDoor has released their list of top 50 places to work for 2016. Advances in medical tech has made the possibility of penile transplants for wounded soldiers a real possibility! All that, plus the Wi-Five of the Week!
Hello and welcome back cool kids! It's been a while, where should we begin? Did you say "bear rape rumors"? Because there's a lot of that going around in regards to the movie The Revenant! Hey, can you believe Donald Trump is still in the running? And LEADING THE PACK?! In 2015 there have been a lot of myths surrounding bearded men, are they true? The trending baby names of 2015 have been released and there are some real shockers in there! There have been some absolute bonkers reactions from pundits and news people after the tragedy of the Planned Parenthood shooting, lets talk about a few! All this, plus a Wi-Five! Come on in and sit a spell!
Hi friends! Let's start this episode off with some fun facts about Lego, Cucumbers and Bobby Jindal! A story hit the webs this week about a woman and her quest to wear a colander on her head in her DMV photo. She claimed it was for religious reasons, celebrating her faith in the Flying Spaghetti Monster. Speaking of religion, a lot of stuff went down in the Mormon Church this week! A new Barbie commercial is making waves and breaking new ground. Charlie Sheen made a powerful announcement on the Today show this week. And finally, a true hero in this week's Wi-Five!
On this week's episode there's a whole lot of stuff! What kind of stuff? Well, we talk a little about the new Fallout 4! There's a Kickstarter aimed at bringing us new episodes of MST3K, but we're a little wary. It looks like there may be a fast and easy form of male birth control by 2017! Is tipping on it's way out? Joe's Crab Shack seems to think so! There's a whole lot of controversy over Starbuck's new Winter cups! ...or is there? All this plus our Wi-Five of the Week! See, I said there was a lot of stuff!
Hello there cool kids! What better way to start off the episode than with some fast Fun Facts?! When a major holiday rolls around, we see a strange spike in Porn search terms. Anonymous released 1000 KKK member names... or did they? A teacher faced with the idea of her child having to go through the American Education System decided she would rather resign from teaching. An Uber driver was attacked by a drunk passenger and it has raised a lot of questions about driver safety. All that, plus the Wi-Five of the Week! Thanks for joining us, why not tell a friend!
October is winding down my friends and it's time for another episode! Travis and Brent went to see Hamilton this past weekend and they can't stop talking about it! The World Health Organization has declared that bacon can increase the risk of getting Cancer and every one flipped out! Online dating can be tough and it can be even tougher with stuff like #IWillOnlyDateYouIf making the rounds on Twitter. The school police officer in South Carolina used excessive force against a 16 year old student and everyone is justifiably disgusted. In our Wi-Five, a Pharmaceuticals company has made a wonderful announcement! Listen, enjoy, share and let's charge in to November!
Well, well, well, what have we got here? This wouldn't be another Thursday TLT would it?! It is? Oh, great! On this episode, the future (according to BTTF) has come and gone! A new Star Wars trailer has been released and there are some who have a real issue! YouTube has announced a new subscription service. During a locker room interview, the Bengals revealed a little more of their "strategies" than they meant to. And by strategies, we mean penises. All those stories and the Wi-Five of the Week! It's a great day to be you!
Hello Halloweenies! On this very spooky Monday Mini-sode, a man on a flight to Ireland went crazy, had to be restrained, bit a man and ultimately died before the plane could land. Most folks are crying "Zombie", but what really happened?
It's Thursday once more my friends, time for another Trends Like These! First, an update on the "Drunk Kid Wants Mac and Cheese" story and another drunk idiot surfaces! Then, Playboy will no longer be publishing nude photos in their magazine! Let's talk about the truth behind #NoBraDay and try not to get angry! Tuesday night was the first Democrat Debate and we have a lot of thoughts about it! Finally, rapper T.I. said some really stupid stuff about the possibility of a female president! All that, plus the Wi-Five of the Week! Group hug!