This the show you have been waiting for. Four friends get together and discuss all of the ways in which the world around us has failed to meet our expectations, and what we can do to fix it. Join us as we tease apart issues related to science, politics, and skepticism.
Ep 7: When the fake news gets more faker.14/07/2017 Duración: 01h01min
In this episode, we are joined by a special guest, James, one of the original cast members before he picked up and moved away. We talk about the tin-foil hat like idea that someone from, or supporting the Trump administration is releasing “real” fake news to discredit journalists. This brings up the Reality Winner situation and her indictment, which we cover briefly. We then go on to talk about the fact that scientists in Washington DC are becoming an endangered species. Then our hipster special guest starts talking about the resurgence of vinyl records. If you like our particular flight of consciousness, you can support the show on Patreon and receive access to our extended and uncensored episodes. https://www.patreon.com/BelowExpectationsYou can find us on Twitter athttps://twitter.com/belowexpFacebook athttps://www.facebook.com/BelowExpectations/Or you can e-mail us at email@example.com or check out our website www.belowexpectations.comhttp://www.msnbc.com/rachel-maddow/watch/maddow-to-news-orgs-
Ep 6: I gave up all my data on the first date, and the LDS church competes with Turkey for the most insane institution in the world.25/06/2017 Duración: 57min
In this episode, we start with Blake talking about how a metric ton of voter registration data was compromised, not by Russians, but by incompetent Americans. Mark gets properly and righteously angry about the LDS Church and the news media regarding the story of a 12-year-old girl who came out to her congregation. Gunnar competes for the "worst thing religion is responsible for this week award" by sharing how Turkey joined the ranks of progressive entities like Saudi Arabia and parts of the United States when it comes to refusing to teach evolution. RNC Leak:https://www.upguard.com/breaches/the-rnc-filesNorth Korea Cyber Attacks:https://www.wired.com/story/north-korea-cyberattacks/17.6 Million ID Theftshttps://www.bjs.gov/content/pub/press/vit14pr.cfm$16.4B in fraudhttp://www.cnbc.com/2017/03/15/businesses-could-lose-164-billion-to-online-advert-fraud-in-2017.htmlRussian Hackers Attack Ukrainehttps://www.wired.com/story/russian-hackers-attack-ukraine/Nokia 3310https://www.nokia.com/en_int/phones/nokia-3310Mor
EP 5: And this weeks Reality Winner is.....10/06/2017 Duración: 01h05min
In this episode, we talk about the latest in leaks regarding the NSA as well as the new Russian Adopt-a-mansion program. We also touch on the constantly increasing of intrusion into our online lives, and the deeply disturbing fact that our current president hates scientists so much, he won't hire them to fill open spots. Also featured the cost of raising a child and the story of how a bunny rolled the stone away from the tomb of Jesus.Russian Compounds:https://www.nytimes.com/aponline/2017/06/01/us/politics/ap-us-united-states-russia.html?_r=0Trump administration approves tougher visa vetting, including social media checkshttp://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-immigration-visa-idUSKBN18R3F885%https://www.washingtonpost.com/news/energy-environment/wp/2017/06/06/trump-has-filled-just-15-percent-of-the-governments-top-science-jobs/?utm_term=.ff24f755b394Cost to raise a childhttp://money.cnn.com/2017/01/09/pf/cost-of-raising-a-child-2015/index.htmlEostrehttp://www.godchecker.com/pantheon/germanic-mythology.php?d
EP 4: Special Episode - Our Paris Pull-Out Game is (Unfortunately) Strong05/06/2017 Duración: 01h08min
In this special episode, we reply to President Trump's speech detailing the reasons he decided we should leave the Paris Climate Agreement.