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Latest Episodes

#406: For Better or for Worse

October 6th, 2022 · 59 minutes

A brief update in the Chess cheating scandal has Bri and Simone, hat in hand, begging for forgiveness for their understanding ways. Then, Elon Musk… wants to buy Twitter again? Is there any rhyme or reason to his actions? Also: Overwatch 2 launches, and so does a disastrous conservative dating app.

#405: Depressed About Products

September 29th, 2022 · 66 minutes

Amazon had a big ol' product showcase and Simone is so, so depressed about it! Who wants to hear about new spy cameras, a clock that watches you sleep, and speakers that are listening to you! YOU DO! Then, new CPUs and GPUs are SO POWERFUL, but is it worth upgrading yet? Finally, the Chess scandal has a new chapter, and it is juicy.

#404: Sweet Vibrations

September 22nd, 2022 · 82 minutes

We finally have hands-on experience with the new iPhones — so, is it actually going to be worth it to upgrade? Then, a scandal in the world of Chess and Christie Smythe joins us to talk about that Elle story and life before, during, and after Martin Shkreli.

#403: Animation Catastrophe

September 15th, 2022 · 56 minutes

iPhone 14 reviews are out so in a never-before-seen move, we are speaking about them. Then, the animation industry is in chaos when it comes to streaming services. Where can I watch Infinity Train!? Finally, we have Spooky pinball creator Bug on to chat about the Halloween pinball machine, one of Bri's favorites, and what other John Carpenter movi…

#402: Purple iPhone

September 8th, 2022 · 71 minutes

Christina and Simone are dishing on the FAR OUT Apple event - new iPhones, AirPods, and Apple Watches, oh my! Then, it’s a delicious and well-deserved chat about Harry Styles and SPITGATE.


September 1st, 2022 · 77 minutes

On this episode of Rocket, Simone is off in Italy, so Christina and Bri are trying to keep things together. After some Rocket Merch updates, we talk about the Twitter Whistleblower leaks, spend some time in the world of AI art with Stable Diffusion, and finally are joined by Kat Tenbarge to talk about the latest Trisha Paytas drama. PLUS: Subscrib…

#400: Ad Liminim

August 26th, 2022 · 71 minutes

On a very special episode of Rocket, a very special special guest plays judge, jury, and exe-juiceioner, in a devious trivia game designed by our very own Brianna Wu. Thanks everyone for listening for 400 episodes and here's to 400 chaotic more! PLUS: Subscribe to Rocket Booster for our very first extra helping of Dessert!

#399: This Show Contains Poop

August 18th, 2022 · 58 minutes

The chip industry reacts to a new upset, and Adam Neumann is BACK IN THE REAL ESTATE GAME. Stay tuned for the next 399 episodes of Rocket because this is all we'll be talking about!

#398: Delicious Workflow

August 11th, 2022 · 58 minutes

Howdy folks, who's enjoying Apple's new battery percentage indicator? No one? This week on Rocket we're discussing the cloudy future of Unity after an acquisition offer by AppLovin, as well as review workflows and our FAVORITE NEW ESPORT.

#397: We Fixed Instagram

August 4th, 2022 · 64 minutes

Rocket Ruled yet again — Adam Mosseri, longtime fan of Rocket, definitely listened to our episode last week before he walked back Instagram's full-screen changes. That's what happened! Then, Twitter v. Musk heats up, and yet another pretender thinks NFT books could be a thing — but this time, it's textbook. We're opening our vocal folds for anothe…