Friday, July 13, 2018

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This is the official blog and show notes site for Culture Vultures with Dirk Belligerent & Otto the Autopilot which first broadcasts new episodes on Friday evenings from 7:00-8:30 pm EST (11 pm UTC) at Podcast Detroit or via podcast and site player/download anytime.

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Interview Episode Guide: The list of shows with guest conversations. Latest Update: May 13, 2016.

The Culture Vultures Lexicon: A guide to some of the lingo and recurring references which may baffle new listeners.

Production Notes For Recording Nerds: How the show is produced for hardcore behind-the-scenes types (like those who bought the Production Diaries DVDs from Peter Jackson's King Kong).

The #GamerGate Episode Guide is our running list of episodes with significant content about the consumer revolt against media corruption and how it pertains to broader media-cultural situations. (Also includes episodes discussing the Google Diversity Memo and the media lying about that.) Latest Update: August 11, 2017

Episode #180 - "Steel Mongolians" - Show Notes



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Alternate Title: "Nine Fingers of Genius"
  • Tonight's Beverages: Labatt Ice (Dirk); Autopilot (Otto) 
  • Intro boiler plate explanation for our unplanned two-week hiatus. (This is why you subscribe; so the show will be delivered when done.)
  • Birthday greetings to Bob "I'm Gonna Kill Somebody" Koski, the third most cultural vulture. 
  • Our review of Satori Circus' "Stroke" show.
  • Dirk explains his one foray into community theater in the play Angels Fall.
  • Jaime Alexander (Lady Sif from the Thor movies, Hot Topic on Blindspot) sides with Chris Hardwick.
  • Superfan Yvette Nicole Brown (Community) will moderate the two Walking Dead panels at Comic-Con after Hardwick's bowing out.

Friday, June 22, 2018

Episode #179 - "Satori's Got Talent!" - Show Notes


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Alternate Titles: "Favorite Clown-Shaped Person" or "Satori vs. Mummenschanz...FIGHT!" or "The Other Other White Meat" or "No One Has Picked Up Sex Muppet" or "Weird Dumpling Baby" or "Noted Kidnap Victim and Domestic Terrorist"

  • Tonight's Beverages: Simple Times Lager, Labatt Ice (Dirk); Autopilot (Otto), ┼╗ywiec (Satori)
  • Intro boiler plate and freebies for our FaceSpace Likers.
  • Special Guest: Russell Taylor bka Satori Circus
    Satori Circus
  • Referenced: Episode #108 - "Stirling Silver Polished" - Stirling Silver - Detroit club impresario, record store owner, singer, manager, general man about town and recent FaceSpace joiner.
  • Updates on the Chris Hardwick scandal, starting with Internet toolbag Wil Wheaton not being joining the mob to lynch his bestie.

Interview Episode Guide

Our shows featuring guests being interviewed. Duh.

Friday, June 15, 2018

Episode #178 - "The Validator" - Show Notes



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Alternate Title: "Spider Trash Panda"
  • Tonight's Beverages: Labatt Ice (Dirk); Autopilot (Otto) 
  • Intro boiler plate and freebies for our FaceSpace Likers.
  • The Screen Rant Pitch Meeting series which we've been quoting from liberally in the past couple of shows:
  • Listener feedback and preview of next episode.

Friday, June 8, 2018

Episode #177 - "Super Easy. Barely An Inconvenience." - Show Notes


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Alternate Titles: "YourSaladEmoji.com" or "Pizza & Full Swallow"

Friday, May 18, 2018

Episode #176 - "Lanny or Yaurel?" - Show Notes


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Alternate Titles: "Sonic Rorschach Test" or "Kelly vs. Dirk's Boner"
  • Tonight's Beverages: Zywiec (Dirk); Autopilot (Otto) 
  • Opening greetings and whatnot including free stuff for FaceSpace Likers.
  • The Laurel/Yanny thing. The frequency edit video played:
  • The version for deaf people: