We discuss January-August of 2020, the pandemic, the kids. Joey makes the Perry the Platypus sound.
Helmicks’ 2019 in review, July through December.
Helmicks’ 2019 in review, January through June.
Dogs, preschool, painting DnD minis, Michaelmas, fundraising shenanigans, babes on a plane.
Babes on a Plane: https://www.cnn.com/travel/article/baby-seat-map-scli-intl/index.html
Carey & Kyle discuss Carey’s first published article and a lawsuit against Popeyes for running out of Chicken Sandwiches. Joseph OWNS Dad.
Marion Stokes: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Marion_Stokes
We talk about Dadding and Nursing in Public, a time capsule, and holding babies in New Zealand. We’re against wasting food. Joey babbles in a box.
Time capsule with nothing inside: https://weather.com/news/news/2019-08-22-derry-new-hampshire-time-capsule-1969-empty-when-opened
Babyholding New Zealand Speaker: https://www.theguardian.com/world/2019/aug/31/babies-in-the-beehive-the-man-behind-new-zealands-child-friendly-parliament
We discuss being parents of two for a year, having Fathers Anthony and Harrison have Mass at our place, pregnant pandas, In-N-Out in New York, CANCELLING Amazon, Pushing Daisies, Good Omens, Kyle quizzes Carey about Shrek. Rory says “In This Economy”
panda pregnancy mystery: https://www.washingtonpost.com/dc-md-va/2019/08/07/giant-female-panda-national-zoo-may-be-pregnant/
pandas fake pregnancy apparently: https://www.iflscience.com/plants-and-animals/panda-fakes-pregnancy-get-more-food/
in-n-out burger in NYC https://www.vice.com/en_us/article/pajjwk/i-found-nycs-in-n-out-burger-and-solved-the-mystery-of-how-it-got-there
Shrek VHS tape: https://www.reddit.com/r/mildlyinteresting/comments/clm9t4/my_friend_has_amassed_a_collection_of_over_100/
Podcast celebrating one year of podcast, having a surprisingly good discussion about the Americans With Disabilities Act, explaining our children’s newest feats, getting mad at a school district for trying to use children as collateral.
Spicy Nuggs Podcast: https://spicynuggspod.podbean.com/feed.xml
Top/Worst (Whatever): https://topworstwhatever.home.blog/category/podcast/feed/
Wendy’s Finger Lady arrested again: https://www.usatoday.com/story/news/nation/2013/06/05/wendys-chili-finger-scam/2391495/
99 Percent Invisible on Curb Cuts: https://99percentinvisible.org/episode/curb-cuts/
Joseph’s crawling, Rory’s basically an adult now, that one dude is going to win jeopardy forever, and we talk about school lunches and the unfairly divided job of being a parent. Rory sings What a Wonderful World.
Illegal jeopardy wagers: https://news.avclub.com/jeopardy-producers-have-stripped-contestants-of-their-1834356162
Hash brown guy: https://www.nbcnews.com/news/amp/ncna998976?__twitter_impression=true
School lunches: https://www.npr.org/2019/05/10/722259141/after-backlash-rhode-island-school-district-rolls-back-lunch-shaming-policy
Daycares call moms: https://www.washingtonpost.com/outlook/my-child-has-two-parents-why-does-day-care-call-only-me/2018/09/25/6b6e46b0-b076-11e8-a20b-5f4f84429666_story.html
Happy Valentine’s day! We discuss our first Valentine’s Day, traditions, Joseph’s locomotion, chocolate, and the death (and revival) of Candy Hearts.
neutral network candy hearts: http://aiweirdness.com/post/170685749687/candy-heart-messages-written-by-a-neural-network
country roads mario: https://twitter.com/unusualImagery/status/1095753759324622849
opportunity rover, which made it 14 years, not 5, relevant xkcd: https://xkcd.com/2111/
Another serious one this week, folks. The burden of raising our kids in the digital age has been weighing on us, and youtube’s demonic sorting algorithm has been in the news, so here are our thoughts on youtube, kids shows, and why they often fill us with dread.
CGP Grey Ad Revenue Explainer: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=KW0eUrUiyxo
That chicken video (a tweet about it, so you’re not giving them views): https://twitter.com/jezicorivera/status/1091229799635345409?s=15
Carey and Kyle discuss chicken nuggets, a couple of brothers being bros, eating in-n-out priest-style, the march for life, The Discourse, why we are canceling netflix and target, and so little more!!
In-N-Stout, GoFraudMe, Wombat Poop, Snowball Fights, and more!!
Wombat book: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Wombat_Divine
Babies and Mothers: https://www.theolympian.com/news/politics-government/article140720478.html
Halloween, a Baptism, Thanksgiving prep, and The Docket.
Carey and Rory’s birthdays, apple picking, pumpkin patching, meeting Canada’s Coolest Cleric.
Roasted Apple Shallot Blue Cheese Tart Recipe: http://gransbest.com/roasted-apple-shallot-blue-cheese-tart/
Carey cuts Kyle’s hair while we discuss fascist haircuts, hiking, teething, and Great British Bakeoff. Low Sound Quality, high Authenticity. Rory sings the Quesadilla Song.
We can eat a lot of In-N-Out, Disneyland is tiring, Hockey is amazing, A beautiful nerdy wedding, Matt Baker’s a Millionaire, The Laughons took us to a crack shack, Rory loves Cars
Carey and Kyle share a beer and talk about our new pet cricket, our old pet guinea pig, how Kyle threw trash out the window, a fight between Joanna Gaines and the Property Brothers, what Rory has in common with Brick from Anchorman, “Do you know what causes that?”, the Bugglebee, Aldi Cheesecake, Cannon Law’s application to Patreons, flash floods, and earthquakes.
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Carey and Kyle discuss the first two of the Eight Ages of Man by Erik Erikson and explain what the heck they have to do with Rory insisting on eating his ice cream in his high chair.