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Making Geeks Podcast with Mark O’Keefe, Josh Price, Wes Swain and Shawn Jolicoeur

MAKING GEEKS is a podcast for people who are striving to find the balance between raising great kids and holding onto their creative passions that keep them SANE.

Whether it’s woodworking, prop building, 3D Printing, or gaming, we’re trying to make a new generation of geeks the best way we can… Legos, 80’s Cartoons and a heaping exposure of geek culture.


Making Geeks Episode 74 “Peaks and Uncanny Valleys”

Description: Wes, is a land lover once again, Josh is thawing his pipes while we discuss the odd look of photo realistic effects in feature films.

Notes: Williams Osman,

 

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Making Geeks Episode 73 “OMG it Maker and Long Time Supporter Seth Williams”

Description: This week we do a round robin of questions with our special guest about current events, technology, and trying to find maker groups in the real world.

Notes: Shawn’s writing site Synapsesandlollipops, Bobby Duke’s YouTube, Seth’s Williams Instagram

 

patreon_navigation_logo_mini_orangeTop Patreon Supporters: Seth Williams, Maker on the Move, Chad Grosklags Man Crafting, AJ Huff, and Keith Decent


Making Geeks Episode 72 “Hammer Time – The Spoilercast of Thor Ragnarok”

Description: **Spoilers Ahead** This week we talk about the much anticipated “Thor Ragnarok”. We do discuss several spoilers, so be warned if you have not seen the film yet.

Notes:

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Making Geeks Episode 71 “Kid Engineering”

Description: As parents, we are constantly looking for ways to get our kids into making, building and inventing. Listen to our starter list for intro building and engineering projects for kids

**Send us your project recommendations!**

Notes: Little Bits, Goldie Blox, K’NEX, The HomeSchool Scientist

patreon_navigation_logo_mini_orangeTop Patreon Supporters: Seth Williams, Maker on the Move, Chad Grosklags Man Crafting, AJ Huff, and Keith Decent


Making Geeks Episode 70 “It’s So Easy”

Description: Are you bad at something that everyone finds easy, or maybe you are really good at something that is complicated for everyone else. Listen in to hear our flaws and special skills

 

Notes: Wes’s GeekSmithing ArtCam Stamp Carving Tutorial

 

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Making Geeks Episode 69 “Halloweenie”

Description: Double, double toil and trouble; the Making Geeks Crew talks about ghost stories, past Halloween Costumes, Candy, and Josh is still afraid of Clown… Red Balloons not welcome

Notes: Wes’s GeekSmithing ArtCam Stamp Carving Tutorial

 

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Making Geeks Episode 68 “Where did they get such wonderful…”

toyrusDescription: Remember when you wanted to be a Toys R Us kid? Well, that might become a distant memory now that the famed toy store filed chapter 11. Is Amazon going to be the one site to rule them all?

Notes: Wes’s GeekSmithing ArtCam Stamp Carving Tutorial

 

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Making Geeks Episode 67 “Chew on This!”

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Notes: Wes’s GeekSmithing Star Trek Inlay Video

 

 

 

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Making Geeks Episode 66 “Let’s Talk About That”

Ep66Description: We try not to talk about current events or politically polarizing topics, but this one was hard to avoid. So bear with us and listen in as we discuss the our different and hopefully even handed perspectives on the Vegas incident and US. gun ownership

Notes: Wes’s GeekSmithing Stamp Carving Video

patreon_navigation_logo_mini_orangeTop Patreon Supporters: Seth Williams, Maker on the Move, Chad Grosklags Man Crafting, AJ Huff, and Keith Decent


Making Geeks Episode 65 “OMG It’s Artist and Maker Bobby Duke”

mauihookDescription: To round out our month of makers, this week’s episode features artist and maker extraordinaire, Bobby Duke. Bobby tells of his early experiences carving, his love of reptiles, and gives us a sneak preview of some other projects in the works. Oh, and Wes gets excited about a tetanus shot… We’re confused too.

Notes: Bobby Duke’s YouTube – You need to watch the Maui Hook Video.. and all the other ones

patreon_navigation_logo_mini_orangeTop Patreon Supporters: Seth Williams, Maker on the Move, Chad Grosklags Man Crafting, AJ Huff, and Keith Decent


Making Geeks Episode 64 “Be Like Water”

Bruce-Lee-Be-Like-WaterDescription: What do you do when you come to that metaphorical fork in the road, or when things do no go as planned? This week, we talk about those moments that we all face and how we decide to take that next uncomfortable step.

Notes: Keith Decent’s Instagram, show hims some love, Wes’ New CNC Controller Video

patreon_navigation_logo_mini_orangeTop Patreon Supporters: Seth Williams, Maker on the Move, Chad Grosklags Man Crafting, AJ Huff, and Keith Decent


Making Geeks Episode 63 “OMG It’s Master Craftsman Andy Birkey”

birkeyDescription: This week we are in the presence of greatness as we talk with the one and only Andy Birkey about the restoration of Gothic Churches, the need to use all of the tools you have at your disposal, and whether or not customers should know how an item was made.

Notes: Birkey’s Website, Birkey’s YouTube, The Craftsman TED Talk,

 

 

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Making Geeks Episode 62 “OMG It’s Maker and FilmMaker Donovan from the Beardless Man youTube Channel”

photoDescription: This week we welcome, Donovan from the Beardless Man YouTube Channel as he berates us about our geek status and challenges us to a game he calls, “Beat the Geek”

Notes: The Beardless Man YouTube Channel, The Art of Geek Challenge, GeekBuilders Creation Crate Review

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Making Geeks Episode 61 “OMG It’s Maker and Artist Keith Decent”

firefly-castDescription: For this week’s episode we play a game called “I have never____” with our special guest Keith Decent. 

Notes: Keith Decent YouTube, Half Decent Comics, Sean Hogan music, Shawn’s Cameo with Fun with Woodworking 

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Making Geeks Episode 60 “Health and Happiness”

healthDescription: As a result of joining in on a group dietbet, we discuss our methods and issues with trying to stay healthy as husbands, fathers, and working professionals.

Notes: Keith Decent YouTubeMario Kart Arcade

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Making Geeks Episode 59 “It Came from the Future”

vintage_robotDescription: This week, we hop in our Deloreans and talk about the fantastical and practical future tech that we wish was here right now!

Notes: Sara Conner’s Wartooth Designs, Wartooth Designs Twitch Page, Todd McFarlane Complex Magazine Interview

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Making Geeks Episode 58 “OMG It’s Sara from Wartooth Designs”

Screen Shot 2017-08-05 at 12.00.06 AMDescription: This week we welcome our special guest Sara from Wartooth Designs and listen to her story of working through doubt, taking chances, and landing her dream job

Notes: Wartooth Designs, Shawn’s Potting Station Video, Voltron Lego Set

 

**This Week’s Episode Sponsored by RhinoRings.com get 15% off your total order with the code “MakingGeeks” at checkout!**

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Making Geeks Episode 57 “Looking for a Group”

ep5-2Description: This week’s episode evaluates the current state and future of a popular Facebook Maker Group. We also discuss concepts like exclusivity, decorum, and expectations of online interactions

 

**This Week’s Episode Sponsored by RhinoRings.com get 15% off your total order with the code “MakingGeeks” at checkout!**

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Making Geeks Episode 56 “Spiderman Homecoming Spoilercast”

spider-man-homecomingDescription: Does the 2nd reboot of everyone’s favorite friendly neighborhood Spiderman live up to the hype? We answer that question and more in this spoilercast.

Notes: Josh’s RV Black Tank’s Video, Shawn’s Headphone Stand Video

**This Week’s Episode Sponsored by RhinoRings.com get 15% off your total order with the code “MakingGeeks” at checkout!**

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Making Geeks Episode 55 “Crystal Balls”

labyrinth-jareth-ball 33Description: **NSFW**Today, we peer into our crystal balls to figure out what challenges we anticipate for our kids as they get older and how we can best prepare them.

 

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Making Geeks Episode 54 “That’s a Bad Idea”

sit_beamDescription: Workshop blunders, adolescent shenanigans, and just overall bad ideas are the topic of this week’s show.
Notes: Neil Blomkamp’s Rakka, Shawn’s Wonder Woman Light Video

 

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Making Geeks Episode 53 “Risky Business”

risky 2Description: What risks have you taken, what risks have you not taken- why? And we congratulate Josh on his new journey, find out what it is!
Notes: Michael Lawing’s response video , InHumans Trailer, Breath of the Wild DLCWes’ Frostmourne Modeling Videos

 

 

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Making Geeks Episode 52 “Set it Free”

ip_info 2Description: Personal production and replication has wreaked havoc on our antiquated IP laws, we weigh in from multiple perspectives
Notes: Joel Telling’s Lawsuit Video, Wes’ Frostmourne Modeling Videos, Bobby Duke’s Carved Pencil Sword

 

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Making Geeks Episode 51 “Some Fresh Perspective”

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Description: This week’s episode is focused on perspective and how other people perceive what we do as podcasters and makers
Notes: Shawn’s Soda Can Robot Video

patreon_navigation_logo_mini_orangeTop Patreon Supporters: Seth Williams, Maker on the Move, Chad Grosklags, and AJ Huff


Making Geeks Episode 50 “1 Year Anniversary Live Show”

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Description: Our 1 year Anniversary Episode was streamed live on YouTube. Listen in as we tell the origin story of the podcast and attempt to field all the off the wall comments from the livestream **Click here to see the live stream**
Notes: Shawn’s Makezine Article, Shawn’s Henry Rollings Quote Video

 

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Making Geeks Episode 49 “Critical Hit”

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Description: This week, the guys talk about the importance of criticism and its effects on the maker community.

Notes: Shawn’s Makezine Article, Josh’s new travel video, Lemony Snicket on NetFlix

 

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Making Geeks Episode 48 “All’s Faire”

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Notes: Place and ItemsInstructables, Shaper Origin, Ono 3D Printer, Microsoft Hololens, HTC Vive, ShowBiz Pizza, Maker Faire. PeopleWilliam Lutes Reclaimed Audio, Peter Brown, Justin Sparks, Izzy Swan, Bob Clagett, Andy Birkey, Sean Farbolin, Chad Grosklags, Bernie Solo

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Making Geeks Episode 47 “Sit and Spin”

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Description: Mark’s Finger Explodes, Josh still wants to go to space, and Wes and Shawn are headed to Maker Faire. And this week’s topic: Fidget Spinners, harmless toy or gateway to delinquency?

Notes: Giaco WhateverShawn’s Geeking Out Video, Maker Faire Bay Area, Tamogochi, Pencil Fighting, Slap Bracelets

 

 

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Making Geeks Episode 46 “Maker Powers Unite”


ep46Description: If you could pick 5 Makers to create the best build team possible, who would you choose? Vote for your favorite team

Notes: Josh’s Trip to the Kennedy Space Center, Bobby Duke, Wes modeling Frostmourne

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The Maker Teams: Voting Will Open Soon

Team Josh

Team Mark

Team Wes

Team Shawn

Frank Howarth Elon Musk, Izzy Swan Jimmy DiResta
Adam Savage The Engineer Guy  William Ossman Ben Uyeda
Grant Imahara Jaime Hyneman Jeff Highsmith Ben Heck
Rebecca DeGroot Simone, Giertz James Bruton Bill Doran (Punished Props),
Alec Steele Tori Belleci Primitive Technology Nick Offerman

 


Making Geeks Episode 45 “Stealing It”


The_Riddler_3Description: In an attempt to lighten the mood from the last episode, we are “borrowing” a segment from another podcast- please enjoy our round table of fun questions and answers.

Notes: Wes’ Geeksmithing Channel Trailer, EvanTube


Making Geeks Episode 44 “Don’t Trust the Sweater Vest”


parentsDescription: We get a little topical in this episode as we discuss the ethics and fall out of a YouTube channel that features a family who plays pranks on their kids. Go give your kids a big hug after hearing this episode.

Notes: Wes’ Geeksmithing Channel Trailer, EvanTube, We will not link to the channel we discussed, but you can search for it at your own discretion on YouTube


Making Geeks Episode 43 “Summer’s Eve”

brand buildingDescription: How do promote yourself online and in person without sounding pompous and annoying? We also announce the winner of the custom Making Geeks Notebook Giveaway!

Notes: William Osman YouTube, The Last Jedi Trailer, GeekSmithing Egg Decorating Robot


Making Geeks Episode 42 “2017 Summer Movie Preview”



summermovieDescription:
 Listen in as we geek out about all of the big summer movies coming out this year. Which ones are we excited to see? Find out now.

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Making Geeks Episode 41 “The Doubt Monster”


doubtDescription: Josh and Wes recap the Atlanta Wood Working show and we talk about how to tackle the doubt monster. What do you do when you start to doubt your actions and decisions as a father, maker, and provider?

Notes: Danielle Hughes Go Fund Me


Making Geeks Episode 40 “The Social Network”

ep40TNDescription: Josh and Wes are on location at the Missing Digit Woodshop for Atlanta Wood Working show as we talk about the ins and outs of networking. Listen in for surprise visits from Andy Birkey, Tony Rouleau, and Chris Dixon

Notes: Andy Birkey #BlameBirkey, Tony Rouleau’s Hillview Wood and Metal,  Joel Crawford’s Missing Digit Woodshop, Chris Dixon, Shawn’s Burrito Repair Kit


Making Geeks Episode 39 “A Particular Set of Skills”

skillsDescription: This week we discuss the maker, dad, and life skills that are often overlooked and undervalued, oh and Josh talks about his man crush

Notes: Josh’s MakerCast InterviewBrain Candy LiveCornell Note Taking, MakingGeeks Patreon


Making Geeks Episode 38 “Title Fight”


maker_edDescription: How do we justify using the title of Maker as opposed to all the other titles for creating objects, content, and experiences?

Notes: Josh’s MakerCast InterviewGeekBuilders StoreNintendo Switch


Making Geeks Episode 37 “Get on the Bus”

missedDescription: What do you do when you feel opportunity is passing you by? We tackle this question and more.

Notes: GeekBuilders StoreNintendo Switch


Making Geeks Episode 36 “You Asked We Answered”



questionsDescription:
 This is a special Q n A episode of the podcast. Listen in as we attempt to answer the wide variety of questions that our listeners have thrown at us.

Notes: GeekBuilders StoreNintendo Switch, Mallrats


Making Geeks Episode 35 “You Gotta Work It”



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 Does work get in the way of making? How do schedule your day so that you maintain that balance your creative passions that keep you sane? We try to answer that and more

Notes: Izzy Swan (The Social Media Embassador, Josh’s hidden game console video, Shawn’s Infinity Heart Video


Making Geeks Episode 34 “With Great Power”


safetyDescription: Creating Content online is like dealing with the wild west. What responsibilities do we have to our audiences?

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Making Geeks Episode 33 “Scribble Me This”

FullSizeRenderDescription: This week we are joined by the Scroll Saw Scribbler himself, Mr. Justin Christensen. We get some insight into his process, inspiration, and some plans for future projects that are pretty BA

Notes: Justin Christensen the Scroll Saw Scribbler, Justin on Facebook, Dell Dracula, Josh’s RV Workshop Video, Wes’ Twitch Stream


Making Geeks Episode 32 “The $80 Hustle”

 

moneyDescription: Let’s talk about cold hard cash. What revenue streams are we using and how are we currently trying to earn through making.

Notes: Justin Christensen the Scroll Saw Scribbler


Making Geeks Episode 31 “Man Down”


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We’re a man down since Josh got pulled into a special work schedule, so Shawn, Wes, and Mark get to some nostalgic talk about video games.

Notes: Scorched Earth, The Legend of Kyrandia


Making Geeks Episode 30 “I’m Not the Only One”

fowl_flipoff_1Description:**Warning NSFW Language** Brian Gordon creator of Fowl Language Comics joins us to talk about all matters of the struggles and laughter of self employment and parenting, which does often require some, FOWL LANGUAGE

Notes: Brian Gordon – Fowl Language Comics, Brian’s Book, Brian’s Patreon


Making Geeks Episode 29 “When I Grow Up”

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Description:What did you want to be when you grow up? How close did you come to your original dreams? We answer those questions and more this week. #easlier

Notes: Escape Rooms, Brian Gordon – Fowl Language Comics, Monoprice 3d Printer


Making Geeks Episode 28 “In the Future”

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Description:Welcome to 2017! Listen in as we reflect on 2016 and layout our plans for what we have in store for the New Year

Notes: Keith Decent – Site / YouTube, FunWithWoodWorking,


Making Geeks Episode 27 “OMG Rogue One Spoilercast with Bob Clagett”

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Description:Spoiler Warning: This is a spoiler heavy review of Rogue One, listen in as we geek out over the latest installment of the Star Wars Saga

Notes: Rogue One Trailer, ILikeToMakeStuff, Bob’s Shore Trooper Helmet, Film Theory Rogue One Prediction


Making Geeks Episode 26 “Merry Geekmas”

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Description:In our first Holiday episode, we talk about holiday traditions and geek gift recommendations

Notes: Beanboozled Challenge, National Association of Self Employed, Prusa MKII 3D Printer, Shawn’s article about “MakingIt100” in Boston,


Making Geeks Episode 25 “That’s a Wrap”

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Description: Listen in as we recap all of the fun and shenanigans from our live show in Boston! #WheresWes

Notes: MakingIt,


Making Geeks Episode 24 “Making it Strange: Review of Dr. Strange”

Description: Warning!!! **Spoilers** The Making Geeks Crew review the film Dr. Strange in all of its wonder and weirdness. Shambala!!!

Notes: Jimmy DiResta, Making It 100, Mike and Lauren, Peter Brown, Check out Wes’ Concrete Thwomp, MakingIt


Making Geeks Episode 23 “Squirrel Ninjas and the Friend Zone”


friendshipDescription: Making friends as an adult is strange and weird, listen to how we deal with this awkward phenomenon and the awkwardness continues as we loosen our belts and get ready for the holiday feasts coming out way. Happy Thanksgiving!

Notes: Jimmy DiResta, Making It 100, Mike and Lauren, Peter Brown, Check out Wes’ Concrete Thwomp, MakingIt


Making Geeks Episode 22 “Reaching for the Finish Line”

finishlineDescription: Join us and Josh’s sexy voice as we talk about the endless problem of finding the motivation to finish projects and follow through on long gestating builds.

Notes: Jimmy DiResta, Making It 100, Mike and Lauren,


Making Geeks Episode 21 “OMG It’s Maker and Inventor Izzy Swan”


funnydinosaurs0020_oDescription: Listen is as we dive into the creative mind of Izzy Swan as we discuss all matters of making, drill, and dinosaurs…. lots of dinosaurs

Notes: Izzy Swan, Making It 100, Peter Galbert Chairmaker, Mike and Lauren,


Making Geeks Episode 20 “Pooped out Pet Peeves”

1437135051-96460d7ddf9846477785d926d989e4ee-600x322Description: Come laugh with us as we talk about what grinds out gears and Josh figures out how to clean his pipes.

Notes: The Godfather  Izzy Swan, Making It 100, Boss Makes a dollar Elmo, Nintendo Switch, Instead of linking to The Walking Dead


Making Geeks Episode 19 “Getting All Jelly”


mg_19_tnDescription: This week we talk about the effects of jealousy on work, life, and motivations. Oh, and be careful what you tweet, your students might read them back to you.

Notes: The Incredible Izzy Swan, Making It 100, Boss Makes a dollar Elmo, Nintendo Switch, Instead of linking to The Walking Dead


Making Geeks Episode 18 “OMG It’s The 3D Printing Nerd Joel Telling!”


ep18Description:
 The inimitable 3D Printing Nerd Joel Telling joins us this week to talk about 3D printing and it’s far reaching impact in manufacturing, education, family, and pancakes?

Notes: Joel Telling’s Channel, Ultimaker 3D Printer, Prusa 3D Printer, 5 Minute Lego ChallengeWes’ USB Thwomp Project, Josh’s RV Renovation Video, Mark’s Turntable Progress


Making Geeks Episode 17 “Secret Identities”


garfieldDescription:
 Do you wear a mask? Do you have a secret identity? Has social media and trying to grow your brand turned you into someone else? We work through these questions and more.

Notes: Print the Legend Documentary, Stay at Home Dad’s Convention, Josh’s Future 3D Printer, Joel Telling, Fatherly


Making Geeks Episode 16 “Making Progress”


progressDescription:
 Josh talks evacuation, we reflect on the wives podcast, Wes makes a big announcement, and stay away from Walmart
Notes: Vex Robotics, KickSat Personal Satellite, MakerCast with Jon Berard,  Maker Faire, The P.I. Workshop RV Adventure, Shawn’s Viking Vision Interview


Making Geeks Episode 15 “Ladies Night”

ladies-nightDescription: The tables have turned and the ladies have taken over the podcast. Listen in as the Making Geeks wives discuss all matters of parenting, making, and geeking out

Notes: Maker Faire, The P.I. Workshop RV Adventure, Mark’s Thingiverse Page,  Wes’ Instructables Page, Shawn’s Instagram


Making Geeks Episode 14 “Struggling with the Unexpected”


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Life is challenging. Listen in as we discuss our current struggles with learning to adult.

Notes: Iphone 7, Google Pixel Phone, Wes’ Instructables page, Shawn’s hydrodipping video


Making Geeks Episode 13 “Nostalgia on the Road”


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This week, Josh broadcasts from a Hotel Pantry as we discuss how nostalgia impacts us as fathers, makers, and geeks.

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Making Geeks Episode 12 “Epoxy and Potpourri”


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This week we are joined by the esteemed Peter Brown as we tackle gaming with our kids, hating on the new Star Trek, and how Peter got started as a maker..

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Making Geeks Episode 11 “Unplanned Skills”

mythbusters-discoveryDescription: Skunk problems, spaceship changing tables, ripping on Ben Affleck, and stand up comedy- just another episode of Making Geeks!

Notes: Wes’ awesome Spaceship changing table, Josh’s 5th Wheel Adventure, a helpful guide about skunks, info about the legendary George Carlin (discretion is advised)


Making Geeks Episode 10 “Balance in the Force”

apeDescription: With being fathers, geeks, makers, and everything in between, how do we keep everything in balance? Listen to this week’s episode to find out how. Oh, and Wes can sleep through a Jet landing….. literally!

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Making Geeks Episode 9 “Oh the Places You’ll Go!”

vacationDescription: With summer coming to a close soon, the guys talk about their most memorable vacations spots and some that they still want to visit. We also announce the winner of the Adam Savage Poster Giveaway!

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Making Geeks Episode 8 “No Pants”

** Enter to win the Adam Savage’s Toolbox Poster – Just Answer the following Question: What was Wes’ first job ?

Send the Answer through your favorite social media, or send it through the contact page on the website : For Twitter For Instagram**
job2Description: 
Good Jobs, Bad Jobs, Fun Jobs. Learn who dressed up as a giant rat, lit carnival prizes on fire, and who can paint lighthouses like no other. Tune in for a great episode.

Notes:  SevenEves by Neal Stevenson || Homeplace Creations


Making Geeks Episode 7 “Winging It”


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After a week off, we are back with a new episode and a new format. With no script or agenda we talk about all matters of comic con, Josh’s new adventure and creepy Lego People.

Notes: Frank Ippolito Lego Head, Dynamen, MASK Cartoon


Making Geeks Episode 6 “Video Games and Fire Butts”


videogamesDescription: 
This week we discuss the phenomenon of Pokemon Go and delve deep into the effect of video games on our lives including how we view them now as parents, complete with questions, concerns, and recommendations.

Notes: Indie Game the Movie , Mario Paint , Call of Duty Helping Veterans


Making Geeks Episode 5 “Toilet Sensor and the Maker Movement”

toiletDescription: This week we tackle the idea of the Maker Movement- what it means and how it has impacted us all, even if we are just idiots with screwdrivers

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Making Geeks Episode 4 “We Like to Watch Stuff”

bttfDescription: This week we are joined by Bob Clagett from I like to Make Stuff as we discuss movies and fatherhood. Listen in and find out who is afraid of clowns, who is afraid of a geek classic, and who should have their geek card revoked.

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Making Geeks Episode 3 “Dreaming of Buttons”

shuttleDescription: This week we discuss all of our dream builds and what is possibly preventing us from seeing those builds through…Except for Wes- Listen to find out why.

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Making Geeks Episode 2 “Attack of the Influences”

Description: This episode focuses on our past experiences and how they influenced us to be makers – Full of 80’s nostalgia and plenty of “Geeking Out”


Making Geeks Episode 1 “Hello World”

Description: In our debut podcast, we introduce ourselves to the world, discuss and what it is like to munch on a chocolate Diresta. What’s a Diresta?