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TSF45: Smokin’ Turtles – NOW ONLINE!

Posted on October 8, 2012 | By Patty Pino | No Comments


The Slacker Factor Podcast, Episode 45: Smokin’ Turtles

Episode 45: Ah, life; it is a potpourri of strangeness and opinions and omega-3 fatty acids, much like the content of this podcast. We may be all-over-the-map talking about movies, and breakfast foods, and music, but, one thing is for sure – smokin’ turtles never disappoint.

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Meandering Rant: “From Where I Sit: Hollywood Movie Remakes” by guest ranter, Jax Kearney

Book Report: “Eggs” information and conversation, brought to you by Christian

Music Segment: Vacationer “Trip”, presented by Patty

The Slacker Factor podcast is 1000 times more attention-grabbing than that itchy rash you had at summer camp, and way less oozie.


TSF39: Swedish Cupcake – NOW ONLINE!

Posted on March 29, 2012 | By Patty Pino | No Comments


The Slacker Factor Podcast, Episode 39: Swedish Cupcake

Episode 39: The power of words, small-town crime, baked goods as weapons, to share or not to share, internet intelligence, and Swedish music a la West Virginia. Isn’t that enough?

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Meandering Rant: “Words make the World” by Patty

Book Report: Personal Cloud, information presented by Christian

Music Segment: First Aid Kit, brought to you by Rob

During the conversation on Personal Cloud, the band Patty couldn’t think of was Vampire Weekend. Here’s the story about use of photos, in AdWeek.

The movie mentioned is “The Wild and Wonderful Whites of West Virginia” [video trailer]

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Posted on December 23, 2010 | By Robert LaFrance | No Comments


The Slacker Factor Podcast, SPECIAL Episode 20: The Music of Movies

Episode 20: In celebration of Episode 20 (and just to have and excuse for a different kind of episode) Christian, Rob, and Patty talk movies, talk music, and share the music of movies. Laugh, cry, dance and sing along, or, don’t try so hard and just listen.

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Note:  We experienced a little Cameron confusion in our conversation.  Cameron Crow directed “Singles” and James Cameron worked on ”Titanic.”

John Hughes Tribute from the Oscars

Posted on March 8, 2010 | By Robert LaFrance | No Comments

The stars of such classic Generation X movies as Breakfast Club, Ferris Beuler’s Day Off, and Sixteen Candles were in full view last night at the Oscar Awards.  They paid tribute to the late who wrote and directed the coming of age films that so impacted our generation.  The actors may not have aged all that well but I certainly think the movies have stood the test of time.  Or maybe I’m just biased.

Anyway, you can watch the tribute here:

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