Tool Talk Radio: 6.25.2022: Batteries – Past, Present, and Future

Joe and Allan start off with a salute to the battery, past, present, and future. They cover topics from the storage of mechanical energy to the future of nuclear diamonds. Next, they explore 30 Years of Stupid with a fence system built out of raw (untreated) wood. Joe triggers Allan with a news article about people replacing their lawns with astro-turf. They wrap up by talking about the 1983 World’s Fair in Chicago and its lasting effect present today.

Geek Tank Radio: 6.25.2022: Kenobi wraps up and the Joe Bob’s Drive-In Jamboree comes to town.

Joe, Brandon, and Allan jump directly into the the finale of Kenobi. Besides the fact the guys all want real light sabers, they all enjoyed the series and the direction that the production teams are taking the Star Wars franchises. The guys squeeze in a few minutes about The Orville and are impressed with how the show has matured and improved now that it is over at Hulu. Greg Hallows joins the show to talk about Joe Bob’s Drive-In Jamboree coming to town July 8th – 10th. The event will feature a daytime convention complete with celebrity guests, live shows from the drive-in featuring Joe Bob Briggs, Darcy, and the rest of the Drive-In crew, and a film festival of drive-in style movies. More information can be found at https://joebobsjamboree.com/.

Tool Talk Radio: 6.18.2022: Live from The Mid-South Air Show

Allan and Brandon are recorded live broadcasting from the Mid-South Air Show in Millington, TN. They are joined by Ditch from The Morning Show for a chat about the heat, keeping the AC working properly, and other tips for staying cool. In Critter Wars, they give the advice of leave those baby birds alone and no matter how cute, that wild bunny does not want to live with you. Summer is a great time for landscaping upgrades. just make sure you keep the grade of the yard correct.

Geek Tank Radio: 6.18.2022: Live From The Mid-South Air Show

Allan, Brandon, Ditch, and Max are recorded live broadcasting from the Mid-South Air Show. They are in the middle of the action as they discuss Maverick, The Princess, Buzz Lightyear, and Thor: Love and Thunder. They take a short detour to Mars to talk about trash then they wrap up by enjoying the air show and chatting with one of the Commissioners, Marlon Evans, about what it takes to put on a show of this magnitude.

Tool Talk Radio: 6.11.2022: Live From Anime Blues

Recorded live at the Anime Blues Con in Memphis, TN. Joe and Allan start out with a salute to bricks, from ancient times to the materials of the future. Max introduces us to the Japanese house spirits and the guys tie them into modern tools, projects, and gardens. Joe brings up the peril’s of vines and their potential downsides. Chickens make it into the Critter Wars as our feathered friends keep moving into new territories. They wrap up with this week’s must have item of the week, a portable fan.

Tool Talk Radio: 6.04.2022: Live From The Italian Festival

Joe and Allan broadcast live from the Italian Festival in Memphis, Tn. They start out with a salute to aluminum and its history from being more valuable than gold to making soda cans. Next, they are joined by Scott Manes from Team Mama Biondini, the defending champs, to talk about what it takes to cook for competition. Max throws in a history lesson about a few devices from D-Day. Cindy Williams from Shelf Genie joins the crew to talk about how organization can change your whole house. They wrap up with a Critter Wars as Joe gets amazed at how easily a small garden snake cleaned off spilt concrete primer.

Geek Tank Radio: 6.04.2022: Live From The Italian Festival

Joe, Brandon, and Allan broadcast live from the Italian Festival in Memphis, TN. In spite of being distracted by the cooking competition taking place all around them, they manage to talk about how the new show, Obi-Wan, is shaping up so far. All three of the guys agree that the show is doing a great job of showing us what happened after the end of the Jedi, Leia growing up, and the ongoing story of Darth Vador. After a few food breaks, they get back to discussing the new episodes of The Orville. The show looks like it is maturing to more serious storylines and more involved storytelling.

Tool Talk Radio: 5.28.2022: How the House Breathes

Joe and Allan give a salute to Memorial Day then get into a discussion about the soffit vent and move into how the house breathes. Next, Allan leads us into the evolution of storage techniques and materials over the last fifty years. Joe tackles this week’s confession about why you should not paint your garage floor. They wrap up with the advice to just go do those little tasks like changing out the flapper, installing a new showerhead, or tightening those handles and knobs. Get it over with and enjoy.

Geek Tank Radio: 5.28.2022: Astronomical Events and Anime Blues Convention

Joe, Brandon, and Allan are joined by Jeremy Veldman, Memphis Astronomical Society, to talk about telescopes, recent lunar events , and upcoming meteor showers. Next, Jessie Gaston from Anime Blues Convention comes in to talk about the convention experience and all the great stuff from cosplay to the vendor room that you can expect to enjoy at this year’s convention.