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Episode Info: Support Topic Lords on Patreon and get episodes a week early! Lords: Rachel is on Twitter as @rachel_sala. Check out Glitch CIty! https://glitch.city/ Laura is on Twitter as @lmichet and the web at http://lauramichet.com/. Check out Industries of Titan! https://braceyourselfgames.com/industries-of-titan/ Topics: 4:10 All clothes hangers should be made of wood rather than wire or plastic. 8:32 How do you feel about food mascots shaped like the food you're about to eat? Will Graham discovers Hannibal's love for sweetbreads at ~3:10 https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=QbcI6h1_bHg 12:31 I could put any liquid in my CPAP humidifier. 18:21 Mallow asks: "Sliding doors. Are people in favor? Opposed? Terrified of them? Feels like in the US we've converged on a kind of door that just isn't that great." 23:48 If there was one silly skill you could acquire with no effort, like being good at karaoke, what would it be? https://platypusegg.bandcamp.com/ 34:08 People in different eras interpreting subtleties in media differently--for example, people not "getting" all of Shakespeare's jokes, interpreting the ending of The Wicker Man differently, etc. https://nextworldover.tumblr.com/post/615235424343998464/patricia-von-arundel-friendlytroll 45:07 Multi-Mario races. World record Mario 1862 run in 37h57m. https://www.twitch.tv/videos/588944589 https://iggmarathon.com/ Microtopics: The comfort of a Discord voice channel where everyone is muted. A Discord voice channel where you go to poop. Perceiving a pun and wanting to forget it. Being in total agreement as to whether we should discuss topics. The hidden cost of plastic coat hangers. Contemplating the luxury of your collection of fancy wooden coat hangers. Never having purchased coat hangers in your life but still ending up with a bunch of them. Accruing heavier and heavier clothing as you age. Not needing coat hangers because you just drape all your clothes over the back of a folding chair. A barbecue joint where the mascot is a sapient pig that is super thrilled that you're about to eat him. Alienation from the food production process. The weird zone where pigs are slaughtered in an alternate dimension outside our ken. Chuck E. Cheese's real name. The sweetest meat you'll ever eat. Sweetmeats vs. sweetbreads. A restaurant with the slogan "the sweetest bread you'll ever eat" and the mascot is a talking Thymus gland. Thymus glands just being in you someplace. Putting soup in your humidifier and saving yourself the trouble of making breakfast. Accidentally blasting yourself with mold all night. Sharing a CPAP machine with your life partner, like a tandem bike. Adding a splash of bleach to your soup so it won't grow mold in your humidifier overnight. Taking action to ensure huge amounts of water enters your body because otherwise the water will probably just sit there. Every sliding glass door having a big colorful sticker on it because once someone ran into it and broke their nose or crashed throug...
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