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Latest Episodes

#419: BEST and WORST of 2022!

January 5th, 2023 · 74 minutes

We're all BACK on the hot mic and talking about our best and worst scams, products, and purchases of 2022. Who still has a LastPass subscription? Who believes in FTX? Who loves to throw money down the Apple well? You'll find it all out here, in the awards show that has, possibly, our MOST unanimous nominations EVER.


December 29th, 2022 · 64 minutes

CLIP SHOW. Are there any two words that bring more joy to listener's hearts? That's right, this week, you'll be finding out how right (or wrong) we were about the Musk acquisition of Twitter by revisiting previous predictions. Plus, we revisit our exclusive interview with Bug from Spooky Games. Because Brianna will not rest until you buy Halloween…

#417: Techno Vice

December 22nd, 2022 · 73 minutes

SBF is getting extradited, Elon Musk is acting up and we’re just about sick of it. Luckily Jake Adelstein is here to chat about Tokyo Vice, his life as a crime reporter, and his new podcast — about disappearances in Japan.

#416: S-tier Repercussions

December 15th, 2022 · 68 minutes

SBF has been indicted so we're ranking him on our tier list of people who should face repercussions for their actions (S-tier). Then, an EU act threatens to require Apple to allow sideloading apps on iOS. Who stands to benefit, and who stands to suffer? Finally, Brianna and Simone discuss their favorite games of the year.

#415: Hit The Booster

December 8th, 2022 · 55 minutes

ChatGPT is taking the internet by storm, and Apple is launching a powerful new encryption option. Also, Taylor Swift REALLY dodged a bullet, y'all.

#414: Bad Boys of Tech

December 1st, 2022 · 70 minutes

This week on Rocket, the BAD BOYS OF TECH are all over the news! Elon Musk? He's fighting Apple! Sam Bankman Fried? He's giving ill-advised interviews at Dealbook Summit! All these bad boys and more are the subject of this week's show, so tune in to get the lowdown on Bad Boys near you. (Nearness of Bad Boys is not a guarantee and the hosts of Roc…

#413: Okay let's talk about the polycule

November 25th, 2022 · 64 minutes

We're revisiting FTX and what we've learned since last week's recording about the goings-on chez team FTX. Then, Bob Iger is back at Disney! The stock market is optimistic — can he make the magic happen again? Last but not least, let's dish about Mastodon. In the wake of Twitter's slow implosion, many people have moved over to the decentralized so…

#412: Fake It Till You Make It

November 17th, 2022 · 85 minutes

FTX has collapsed so spectacularly over the last couple weeks. Let's start digging into the downfall of crypto's golden boy and a company that many thought was stable. Then, it's a dip into what the heck is going on at Twitter. It ain't good! Writer Alanis King joins us to discuss her book written with Elizabeth Blackstock, Racing with Rich Energy…

#411: TWiT Takeover!

November 10th, 2022 · 99 minutes

This week on Rocket — TWIT TAKES OVER! Or, we take over TWiT! Leo Laporte was kind enough to have the whole Rocket gang on his show this week, where we talked at length about Elon Musk's ongoing chaos at Twitter, and Brianna ran a demented quiz for Leo and Christina.

#410: Twitter Is Over

November 3rd, 2022 · 66 minutes

Elon Musk bought Twitter. Now what? Then, Henry Cavill is leaving The Witcher!! Nooo!!