NPR did a piece on Taco Bell reviving an old menu item, the Mexican Pizza. In NPR’s story, they interviewed a woman, Rima Parikh, who has the most over-the-top valley girl accent. Every sentence seems to end with an up-talk phrasing that makes it seem like a question. The story’s slant has an interesting narrative
While discussing the over-socialized and under-informed, author Jonathan Haidt and his commentary on Gen Z was mentioned. His book is The Coddling of the American Mind by Greg Lukianoff and Jonathan Haidt.
Tristan Harris recently appeared on the Joe Rogan show and read the opening from the Neil Postman’s book, Amusing Ourselves to Death.
Adam asked if there’s been many movie productions in the last 8-10 months? The answer, not many! But get ready, because Netflix is now streaming the apocalyptic pandemic thriller, Songbird. In Songbird, the lockdown has been extended and the virus is now attacking brain tissue – death toll is at 110 million and infected Americans
Adam was being texted by everyone, “You got to see this documentary, The Plot Against the President!” This hot new documentary was supposed to be on Netflix, so Adam attempted to find it with his Roku’s voice search. Unfortunately, the Roku had a hard time finding the movie. Frustratingly, he had to go down sixteen spots
Feathered Cocaine is a documentary made around 2010 and was maybe discussed on the show around 2011. The film tells the story of underground falcon smuggling. Falcons are treasured by the wealthy elite throughout the Persian Gulf, the sporting birds have earned the label “feathered cocaine.”
When pierogi was mentioned, Dvorak spoke his mind on the Eastern European dumplings and thinks they suck and are overrated. It’s a dumpling – no big deal! [1287: 2:47]
Adam just watched My Octopus Teacher, “If you haven’t watched this documentary, you haven’t lived! The octopus would recognize him, it would hug him!” 1284: 1:53
While discussing why there hasn’t been as much ‘Second Half of Show’ material recently, John Dvorak mentioned the mysterious Tesla tower in Texas (not to be confused with Austin’s famous Moontowers).
Mark your calendars for the evening of Oct. 13, 6 – 8:00 p.m. As of the Oct. 8 show, Adam reports there are 58 RSVPs and that he and The Keeper will be there!
Eighteen months ago, No Agenda Show producer Sir Jimmy V. from Jersey City, NJ contacted No Agenda to tell them about a true crime podcast created by himself and his girlfriend, in which they interview Melanie McGuire AKA “Suitcase Killer”.
Oh no! Looks like Palmetto cheese got the Noodle Gun and has been cancelled! Costco has removed the from their shelves to support the boycott and to prevent themselves from being boycotted.
Every now and then, we deviate from posting about No Agenda’s TV Shows, Movies and food news to feature a great No Agenda discussion. This time Adam presented a terrific talk on his theory why media companies like YouTube and Twitter de-platform creators – not necessarily because of their conservative or far-right views, but for
Schitt’s Creek is a new TV comedy from Canada starring Eugene Levy, Catherine O’Hara with Chris Elliott. Produced by the CBC. Adam described it as a borderline Farce and Un-Canadian Good! [1152 2:21]
After talking about the new Johnny English movie, Adam said that during discussion on 5G that some show producers pointed that the second Kingsman movie, Kingsman: The Golden Circle had a variation of this – everyone has a phone and a central point can kill you. Dvorak hasn’t seen it yet but liked the first movie
John Dvorak describes the “new Johnny English movie with Mr Bean – whole movie is about a Silicon Valley guy who is a data monger!” John further said he enjoyed it and admitted to seeing it in a theater. John further said that for admirers of good writing will appreciated a couple of the bits
Is the Bird Box a metaphor for the implications of our civilization’s addiction to cell phone use? Adam wasn’t interested in watching Netflix’s hit movie, Bird Box because he didn’t want to watch a stressful movie with Sandra Bullock and some kids in a row boat. Award winning director Susanne Bier made this beautifully shot, but
Comic Strip Blogger sent Adam a link to a video of Dominic Cummings explaining at a marketing conference how they won the BREXIT referendum. Adam describes Cummings as the is the Brad Parscale (ran Trump’s digital media) of BREXIT. Cummings ran the ‘Vote Leave’ campaign and facebook campaigns. Adam likes this stuff because it’s very
In a recent episode of CBS’ Madam Secretary the main protagonist of the show, US Secretary of State (played by Tea Leone) seeks advice on how to give a national speech on a recent disaster that occurred at the White House. Like a wise diplomat, she turns to her wise predecessors; Madeline Albright, Colin Powell
Adam really likes the format at Mad Greens (and Flower Child) where you wait in a line, and order a salad, grain bowl or wrap from the counter ‘lunch lady’. Adam just enjoyed a salad there with Sir Gene. While talking to the counter server, he was told they were short on help as it’s