Happy Halloween from the geeks! Our first Halloween episode is very long and extremely salty. Definitely NOT for the puritanical. Hot sauce. Big butts. Facebook riddles. Stupid nerds. Smart writers. Nefarious employees. Inept government. More!

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Shownotes:

Clients from Hell

Satago

How Kentucky Built The Country’s Best Obamacare Website

Kynect

What’s a goddamn hashtag?

Twitter puts photos and videos in feed now, not just as a link. Thus everything is the same.

Finally, devices on planes during takeoff and landing. Brian might start wearing a helmet.

Upworthy

reddit

Freshbooks

Podcast subreddit

National Cat Day

Let’s just debunk every flu-vaccine myth in one fell swoop, shall we?

Sriracha sauce factory odor causing headaches, burning eyes, city says

Amazon Fresh launches in LA and Seattle – Faster delivery on grub and stuff

It’s the eyes.

Web Giants Threaten End to Cookie Tracking

Facebook wants to track your cursor to learn even more about you

Well, we set out to figure out how to make money on the internet. And we found the answer: you don’t!

A black box in your car? Some see a source of tax revenue

Healthcare.gov data center fails, hobbling state and federal insurance exchanges

Florida man accused of killing wife posted photos of her dead body to Facebook.

Thirsty? There’s a global wine shortage

A Big Butt Is A Healthy Butt: Women With Big Butts Are Smarter And Healthier

In this day and age where everyone posts a 140 character reason why things are what they are, it’s important to remember how easily statistics can be used to prove anything.

Trolls (aka regular people) ruin everything.

Slow Fast Slow by Studio Neat

Calm

Codio

The old story about people panicking over “War of the Worlds” is complete and utter horseshit.

The Long Earth by Terry Pratchett and Stephen Baxter

The Long War by Terry Pratchett and Stephen Baxter

Good Omens

Going Postal on TV

NSA infiltrates links to Yahoo, Google data centers worldwide, Snowden documents say

WordPress 3.7 is released with automatic security updates!

Departing Employees Are Security Horror

How did ancient Greek music sound?

And this is why people hate Silicon Valley.

The Scratch Interview with Jonathan Franzen

Dan Carlins new hardcore history!