Tool Talk Radio: 4.30.2022: From USB Cord Overload to Painting Without a Drop Cloth

Joe, Allan, and Max start the show off with a salute to the doghouse. They follow up with USB cord overload in your home office and what else may happen in the house of the future. There is a cautionary tale about roller painting without a drop cloth and the guys wrap it all up with the role of a contractor.

Geek Tank Radio: 4.30.2022: Space News, Conventions, Moon Knight gets crazier, and Creativity

Geek Tank Radio:4.30.2022: Space News, Conventions, Moon Knight gets crazier, and Creativity

Joe, Brandon, and Allan are joined by Jeremy Veldman from the Memphis Astronomical Society with a list of upcoming celestial events. Then they answer a question from the mailbag about what other conventions would they check out. Episode five of Moon Knight gets even crazier. The guys wrap it up with a discussion about suffering for your art.

Tool Talk Radio: 4.23.2022: From Battery Powered Tools to Wildlife Bridges

Joe and Allan get things rolling with a salute to weather stripping then followed up on recycling plastics. There are a couple of cautionary tales about how not to install a closet light and properly using flashing. Joe keeps buying new battery powered tools, then beware what may be lurking underground. The guys wrap up discussing animal over and under passes.

Geek Tank Radio: 4.23.2022: From the Opera to Moon Knight

Ned Canty from Opera Memphis joins Joe, Brandon , and Allan for an uplifting conversation about 30 Days of Opera and Singers on Segways. They get into the evolution of stage special effects and the power of story. The Bad Geek Confession is morphing into The Geek Mailbag. The guys touch on your parents giving away your comic books and Moon Knight finally hits real lunacy.

Tool Talk Radio: 4.16.2022: Repurposing to Critter Wars

Joe and Allan start off with a salute to Reduce, Reuse, and Recycle. We are off to a good start with lots of room for improvement. Next, they are joined by Jay Hill from Big M Roofing and Renovations for a conversation about navigating the process of replacing your roof. Allan and Joe take different sides on the solution to the Bad Homeowner Confession. Then, they cover the top five critters that may be able to sneak in through the toilet. They wrap up with a little talk about hacksaws.

Geek Tank Radio: 4.16.2022: From Catapults to Conspiracies

Joe, Brandon, and Allan start off the show with the news about Spin Launch. A new system for launching payloads into space by hurling them at 5,000 miles per hour. Jeff Bezos wants to build a new mixed use office park in orbit. Bad Geek Confession gets a lesson in the difference between science fiction like Star Trek and a space opera like Star Wars. Then the guys wonder now what happens after the huge merger between Warner Bros and Discovery. Conspiracy Nation encompasses planetary ice caps, hoiden pyramids, colonizing Mars, artificial intelligence, brain implants, and Elon Musk.

Tool Talk Radio: 4.09.2022: From Grinding Wheels to Exploding Toilets

Joe and Allan start off with a salute to the grinding stone. Next, it is time to check for house and yard for nests that may be in a bad place. A caller needs help with a loose leg on an antique table followed by another caller with a cautionary tale of strong drain cleaners and old toilets. The guys wrap up with the advice, get a cushion and be comfortable.

Geek Tank Radio: 4.09.2022: From Genomes to Aliens

Joe, Brandon, and Allan (The Geek Patrol) now have two full hours of broadcast time. Max just might need backup. They start out with a quick visit to the new series by Disney Plus “Moon Knight”. Then they get to announce the final mapping of the human genome and the future of that research. There is a multi-layered Bad Geek Confession and the theory that Jackie Gleason was really an alien. They wrap up with stuff you can build that is a bad idea.

Tool Talk Radio: 4.02.2022: Leaks and Tree Roots

Joe and Allan get to work talking about how the temperature swings over the last few weeks can result in slow drips around the house or even root invasions into your plumbing. Larry Brown from Brown Refrigeration stopped by Joe’s house and has some advice for home owners with homes that are older. Cindy Williams form Shelf Genie calls in from The Spring Market with updates on what people are shopping for this year.