Two Vague

Episode 7 - Evolution

August 4, 2021

2VP - Episode 7 - Evolution

For the word “evolution,” Ben and Andrew take a circuitous route on their way to talking about video games, but as a special treat, there IS Andrew’s nigh famous catchphrase at the end!

0:20 - Ben and Andrew are your hosts!
0:33 - Evolution, Neanderthals, and tapas  
2:18 - Teaching actual science in schools
6:07 - Carl Sagan’s Cosmos
7:44 - Velcro
10:18 - Colossal Cave Adventure
11:48 - Definitely not Ghostbusters
16:10 - Devo and Ben’s American Bandstand memory
18:44 - Do attitudes evolve?
20:22 - Andrew’s Two Vague Show callback - Bruce Willis
24:18 - Trying to remember the current host of the Tonight Show
26:12 - “… and in 30 years I’ll grow a beard”
28:58 - Poorly designed hamster balls
30:05 - Andromeda Strain with… dinosaurs, spaceships, or gorillas 
32:10 - Why talk about video games when you can talk about Goldblum?
36:45 - A brief history of Ben’s video game consoles
40:09 - “You could type at people!”
41:23 - Andrew and Ben reminisce about music for nearly 10 minutes 
51:09 - “Maybe we should get back to evolution…”
53:20 - Ben confuses “Ghost Dog” with “The Ghost and Mr. Chicken”
55:23 - Andrew’s Ralph Furley reprise 
57:23 - The baby, a beer, and catching a baseball
01:01:55 - Is the evolution of video games going toward VR?
01:06:33 - Andrew minored in Simlish and making time for gaming
01:12:30 - Andrew gives Detective Pikachu a waxing gibbous 
01:13:04 - Andrew’s closing catchphrase 

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