#22: 'Rent's Still Due on the First'

This week, Cher and James speculate the future of content blockers, how they deal with them in their own devices, and the pros and cons of monetizing content. In the after show, Cher talks about her favorite new TV show and an old film from her childhood, while James discovered a new folk band. 


Utter Nonsense: Ever wondered what it's like to see your friend orgasm or take a poop?  Reveal these mysteries and more with the Chicago-born party game, Utter Nonsense. Currently available at Target stores nationwide.

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Disclaimer: Explicit Language is used in this episode

Conversation Notes

Austin, Texas, USA




Content blockers for iOS 9

Google Chrome

"White List"

The New Yorker

Harvard Business Review

The Wall Street Journal


The Wall Street Journal

The Economist

Chicago Tribune


Spotify vs Apple Music


This Week in Blackness Radio

Black Guy Who Tips Podcast

Gimlet Media

WTF with Marc Maron



Two Dots

Our New Facebook Page

Chicago Podcast Coop Shoutout

Campaign: In the CAMPAIGN podcast a small, consistent group of Chicago improvisers play through an ongoing role-playing game set in the Star Wars universe. It's hosted by Kat Kuhl.

Open Call: The After-show

Cher: Transparent and Head of State

James: Stoned by Widowspeak