Episode 50 - Moon
It wasn’t the original plan, but Ben convinced the infamous Aunt Norah to co-host with him this week! One could say it was “in the stars” so to speak. In the Venn diagram of the universe stars are celestial bodies and our word is a celestial body, but our word is not a star. Ben and Norah delve in to all of the things they can think of that relate to the word moon: common sayings, urban legends, movies, music, comic books, NASA, and video games.
00:02:05 - Starting the moon conversation with some measurements
00:05:35 - Unbeknownst to her, Norah is actually thinking of Whoopie Pies not Moon Pies
00:08:13 - “We don’t keep score here at the Two Vague Podcast,” and moon the verb
00:11:00 - Is “moon face” insulting and what is anchor spleen?
00:13:00 - The moon movies “A Trip to the Moon” and “Outland”
00:17:30 - Did Norah watch the moon landing on television?
00:19:50 - Watching the Wizard of Oz while listening to Dark Side of the Moon
00:22:54 - Alan Parson’s complete load of eye wash, and the Eye in the Sky album
00:26:15 - Jamiroquai, Titan AE, and Everybody’s Going to the Moon
00:30:30 - The word honeymoon, and this month’s Strawberry Supermoon
00:36:50 - The Artemis program, and Space Force on Netflix
00:41:10 - Ben talks about the Disney + series Moon Knight, and Dissociative Identity Disorder
00:48:05 - The arcade game Moon Patrol was the first game to use parallax scrolling
00:50:25 - Facts about Ben’s favorite “angel killing witch wearing a suit of her own hair” game
00:55:20 - Ben loves Grasshopper Manufacture and Suda51 games
00:59:46 - Killer is Dead, malice, soft boiled eggs, and the Bryan Execution Firm
01:04:10 - Final thoughts on the moon, and “if the moon were made of cheese?
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