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World's a Mess

Every week or so, Alex Smith and James Kislingbury wade through the cesspool is that is the modern news cycle to find you chunks of solid gold-- Meaning mostly stories about crows and drunken brawls at fast food joints.
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Feb 17, 2018

EPISODE #85-- Today Alex and James talk about a French baboon breakout, bad cops in Canada being lightweights, and a dumb teen taking down the west's entire security apparatus. They also talk Trader Joe's, zoo foods, and insane revelations about James' family. Also holograms. Or, rather, "holograms." Support our show at Patreon.com/quality. Follow James on twitter @kislingtwits and Alex @giraffetermath. Thanks to Sef Joosten for our show art (http://spexdoodles.tumblr.com). Our theme music is "The World's a Mess" by X. Thanks to our sources at the Vice, Guardian, and Telegraph. #Canada #Hackers #Hackers2 #France #Zoo #Animals #Baboons #2High2Cop #Edibles #Weed #ElliotGould #RastaLife

Feb 9, 2018

EPISODE #84-- We're back and today we got stories about a prison break-in, a peacock, and more dumb tech-bro stuff (this time with more flamethrowers). We also talk made mess on survivalists, JK Rowling, and proper shopping car etiquette. Support our show at Patreon.com/quality. Follow James on twitter @kislingtwits and Alex @giraffetermath. Thanks to Sef Joosten for our show art (http://spexdoodles.tumblr.com). Our theme music is "The World's a Mess" by X. Thanks to our sources at the Guardian, Live and Let Fly, and CBS News. #Amish #ShoppingCarts #ADA #Ablism #ElonMusk #FlameThrowers #Hitchbot

Feb 6, 2018

EPISODE #83-- On today's episode Alex and James rap about the intersection of metal, clown, and drugs, as well as unusual whitening treatments, the worst husband ever, and a trip down memory road with an early 2000's lad magazine. Also Jeff Sessions sucks. Support our show at Patreon.com/quality. Follow James on twitter @kislingtwits and Alex @giraffetermath. Thanks to Sef Joosten for our show art (http://spexdoodles.tumblr.com). Our theme music is "The World's a Mess" by X. Thanks to our sources at Vice, CBS, WKMG, Maxim Magazine, and Newsweek.

Jan 27, 2018

EPISODE #82-- Sorry for the delay! One of these days we're going to get our act together. In the mean time, we got stories about the "raw water" "craze" that is sweeping dumb white America, criminal small clams, and one more reason (of many) why you shouldn't be a transphobe. Support our show at Patreon.com/quality. Follow James on twitter @kislingtwits and Alex @giraffetermath. Thanks to Sef Joosten for our show art (http://spexdoodles.tumblr.com). Our theme music is "The World's a Mess" by X. Thanks to our sources at Vice, Munchies, New York Times, Ars Technica, TC Palm, and Pride. #BeCool #BeKind #SmallClamsCourt #Coke #Dome #Soda #Florida #MLKDay #Jets #RastaLife

Jan 19, 2018

EPISODE #81-- Braving heat and cold, the boys are back with a new crop of dumb stories. Today we've got a woman who ate ten too many tamales, a teacher getting busted for being a Nazi, what to do and what not to do when you encounter a frozen iguana, and another gross story about Trump AKA America's Grossest President. All this and more and Tim Allen sucks. Support our show at Patreon.com/quality. Follow James on twitter @kislingtwits and Alex @giraffetermath. Thanks to Sef Joosten for our show art (http://spexdoodles.tumblr.com). Our theme music is "The World's a Mess" by X. Thanks to our sources at Food Beast, The Root, NPR, Wall Street Journal, and New York Times. #TrumpSucks #Impeach45 #Florida #Lizards #Reptiles #RepLife #PunchMoreNazis #WeatherMen #RastaLife

Jan 15, 2018

EPISODE #80-- The last of 2017's backlog! Today we got a drunk possum, the tragedy of North Korean ghost ships, and the world's dumbest sex predator. All this and more. Support our show at Patreon.com/quality. Follow James on twitter @kislingtwits and Alex @giraffetermath. Thanks to Sef Joosten for our show art (http://spexdoodles.tumblr.com). Our theme music is "The World's a Mess" by X. Thanks to our sources at Atlas Obscura, NBC Washington, and AV Club. #Possum #Friendo #SexPest #KevinSpacy #TimesUp #Florida #Drinkin #NorthKorea #ItMe #PoppyThePossum #RastaLife

Jan 11, 2018

EPISODE #79-- In what might be our best and "best" episode yet, Alex and James (and Deanna) tackle mob-run strip clubs, naked men fighting trucks, and robo-cops. Plus we trash Frank Rizzo (may he rot in hell), Old New York, doggos, and a bunch of other trash. It's great. It's so good. Support our show at Patreon.com/quality. Follow James on twitter @kislingtwits and Alex @giraffetermath. Thanks to Sef Joosten for our show art (http://spexdoodles.tumblr.com). Our theme music is "The World's a Mess" by X. Thanks to our sources at Atlas Obscura, NBC Washington, and AV Club. #FrankRizzoSucks #Washington #Doggos #NewJersey #TheSopranos #TeenWolfOfTheNarcissus #OhMan #BoxingDay #RastaLife

Jan 3, 2018

EPISODE #78-- Oh, wait, actually this is the episode with the potato gun. It's been a weird week. I thought my dad might die again. Good news, he didn't! Anyways, we got that and a story about a hungry bear, moonshine, Steven Mnuchin's (alleged) coprophilic mail order problem, and potato guns. Support our show at Patreon.com/quality. Follow James on twitter @kislingtwits and Alex @giraffetermath. Thanks to Sef Joosten for our show art (http://spexdoodles.tumblr.com). Our theme music is "The World's a Mess" by X. Thanks to our sources at CBC, Juneau Empire, CBS News, LA Times, AL.com, KPCC, and Vice. Support journalism! #Bears #Alaska #Canada #Trumpistan #PicketFences #Taters #Thunderroad #Thunderbird #Drinkin #RastaLife

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