Sneakerheads: Episode 40

8-thumbWhat is a sneakerhead? It’s not a person with a big shoe for a head. I was really excited when that’s what I thought it was. It turns out that a sneakerhead is someone who is fanatical about sneakers… for their feet.

The hosts of the show – Offroad, Borg and Rygar are not shoe experts. Nonetheless, they have been extensively trained in socks, each own at least one pair of sneakers and are thus qualified to speak on the subject. This episode is meant to introduce the laymen to the wonderful world of sneaker fanaticism.

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High-tech forks, and some guy payed to live in a box.

High-Tech Forks: Episode 38

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A San Francisco man pays to live in a box, and a few different high-tech forks. There are seven million, nine hundred and ninety-eight stories in the naked city, besides these two.

The rent in San Francisco is pretty high but how much do you think it would cost to live in a box? Then we look at several different high-tech forks including a noise canceling fork, a salt flavored fork (with no salt) and the fork that buzzes you if you eat too fast.

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The Ping Pong Lifestyle: Episode 37

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This week a court tells us that Facebook friends are not necessarily our real friends. I was already insecure. Then Prince’s sister says that purple wasn’t his favorite color. Guess what color it was? No, guess again. Ok… tell you what. Just listen to the show and I’ll tell you then.

We also chit chat about pool, ping pong and recreational tables in general. Nobody has room for a ping pong table. You make room. It’s a lifestyle. The ping pong table makes room for you!

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New, Episode 36: Accidental Tweet

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A marathon takes a wrong turn, and a phone accidentally dictates an unusual tweet. Robot Pizza Van is your source for all the news that is funny or weird.

During a marathon the runners who were in the lead took a wrong turn. In the meantime some other guy wins the race. Then Rygar tells us about the time he ran in a marathon and was hit in the back of the head with a tortilla. That’s why I won’t run in any footrace.

A woman is dictating a tweet about a news article she had just read. In the middle of the tweet a friend came to her house so she paused the tweet. Little did she know that the twitter machine had not paused but in fact had continued to dictate everything that she said to her friend and broadcast that out. Can you imagine the kind of private things that might have been revealed? Imagine no more. We have the actual tweet and it will be read live, on the air. This is nothing like Al Capone’s vault. I am sure that there are words inside this tweet.

We look at useless websites and spirulina really is a super food. Super cool!

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Love Is Not A Real Ingredient: Episode 35

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Love is not a real ingredient in granola, and George Foreman challenges Steven Seagal to a fight. Join Offroad, Rygar and Borg as we consider these stories and more.

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Can you list “love” as an ingredient on a food products label? A small bakery thinks so but the FDA disagrees. It’s all up to you to decide.

George Foreman challenges Steven Seagal to a 10 round, no holds barred, fight. Included in this episode is a list of holds that are traditionally barred.

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Fishnado: Episode 34

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We search high and low to bring you the news stories that won’t keep you awake at night. It was hard to find, but these are all of the stories from the entire internet this week, all the stories that don’t involve politics, religion or anything else that generally excite people: Man sneaks snakes in his socks, fish are falling from the sky, and a monkey that took a picture of himself. That’s all of them

A man is caught at the Canadian border smuggling albino Western Hog-nose snakes in his socks. Robot Pizza Van has covered other stories of snake smuggling and assumes the reptile market to be lucrative.

In a Mexican town fish have reportedly rained down in the streets during an otherwise normal rainstorm. Scientist say that the cause is a tornado that has sucked up a bunch of fish and rained them down miles away.

Finally, a monkey took a selfie and now Peta has sued the human photographer on behalf of the monkey. Can an animal hold a copyright? Don’t answer, I can’t hear you right now.

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Squeaky Boy: Episode 33

Time for weird, unimportant news. You know on the news when they have that one story that’s not serious… the ‘human interest’ story… the fluff piece. Well that’s all we do. The stories today are: A bathroom’s plumbing is clogged with money, Velcro wants you to stop calling it Velcro, a squeaky boy and more weird eBay items.

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Several bathrooms’ “plumbing” have been found clogged with 500 euro bills that have been cut-up into tiny pieces. Why? I don’t’ know. Then Velcro wants us to stop using the word Velcro as a verb, example: to Velcro something. They’re worried about us using the word Velcro this way, like we did with Kleenex and band aide. If we do this too much then they could lose their brand name. They made a goofy music video to promote the idea and we watch it. Very catchy.

Finally, we watch the video of a boy who’s swallowed the whistle piece from a pet’s squeaky toy. Is it funny… or is it sad? The boy end up ok. Does that help? Then we continue a story from a past episode of the Robot Pizza Van: More unusual items being sold on eBay. They’re food items that are shaped oddly. For example: a Cheeto that is shaped like a bald eagle. How much would you pay for such an item? I can get you a good deal.