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#149: Babysitting the Dragon

February 6th, 2021 · 89 minutes

Be careful who you let run the railroad.

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Links and Show Notes

"Friend" of the Show, Elliott Kalan, was on TV's Jeopardy. No spoilers, but his little buzzer hand was held high.

John is not doing intermittent fasting, but his meal schedule is all messed up. Also possibly his life schedule. Merlin likes a Snickers bar (or Kit-Kat) when he's on the road, but he doesn't like being fat and poopy.

A short episode of Back to Work may have accidentally found its way into the show. (You’re welcome.)


The Flop House podcast
Jeopardy episode featuring Elliott Kalan
Eric Hodler's Sudoku tweet
The Ken Jennings book
T9 - Wikipedia
Causality podcast with John Chidgey
Causality 38: Thunder River Rapids
How Uncle Jamie Broke Jeopardy - NPR
Ken Jennings FAQ with Jeopardy strategy tips
The Geek Hierarchy - Brunching Shuttlecocks
John’s “Destiny buddy”