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The Realm of Possibility podcast

Karen Moeller and Tony Trout's podcast of unending excellence and joy.

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Tuesday
Sep222015

The Realm of Possibility #92: Nurse Purse Compliments

Karen and Tony talk about health screenings, master clocks and gumball businesses.

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Wednesday
Sep092015

The Realm of Possibility #91: Leech Pond

Karen and Tony talk about being in a groove, My Sharona and a recent trip to a far-too languid pond.

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Monday
Aug312015

The Realm of Possibility #90: Spider Web

Karen and Tony talk about Tony's lack of podcast pep, Beer & Board Games, and the countdown to their inevitable demise.

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Tuesday
Aug182015

The Realm of Possibility #89: State Fair

Karen and Tony talk about livestock barns and the authenticity of butter cows while narrowly avoiding being struck by lightning

  • Karen's "ah" scream signals the lightning strike at the 1:17 mark.  You can hear the thunder clap at 1:18. Hear just the screams here.
  • Thunder travels 5 miles a second, which means it hit about a mile away
  • Cloris Leachman's Young Frankenstein character was Frau Blucher
  • A picture of Samson not only standing, but parading in the wonderful Stock Pavillion. Be sure to check out all the pictures in the series, which includes a shot of youngsters sleeping next to their livestock
  • Tony's famous butter-carving "relative", Norma "Duffy" Lyon, carved from 1960 to 2005.
  • Don't tell Karen, but Slide 6 of this series shows Duffy with the butter cow superstructure
  • Slide 1 shows that Karen's would not be the first protest at the butter cow
  • 25 facts about the Iowa State Fair, including some stats on the butter cow

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Wednesday
Aug122015

The Realm of Possibility #88: The Ballpark

Karen and Tony talk about parking, security and national anthem aggravations at the ball park.

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Wednesday
Jul292015

The Realm of Possibility #87: Toto

Karen and Tony talk about body blocks, lyrics women never write and their anticipation about the Iowa State Fair

  • Karen and Tony are both right. GORP is Good Old Raisins and Peanuts AND Granola, Oats, Raisins & Peanuts
  • That's a very kindly looking Gator on the 70's Aligator Baggies box
  • Here's the Stylistics' recording of You'll Never Get to Heaven If You Break My Heart that Karen heard on Saturday at the 70s
  • Here's Dionne Warwick's 1964 version of the song
  • Karen's correct, Gandhi didn't cut any 45s, but he did have a full LP record
  • As hard as it is to believe, there's a YouTube movie of how to pronounce manure.  Tony's "ma-nyoor" is the British pronunciation
  • Bier Zot is a great place in Sister Bay, Door County
  • Don't tell Karen, because I want to surprise her, but the Tunnel of Love (called Ye Old Mill) is still going at the Iowa State Fair

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Wednesday
Jul152015

The Realm of Possibility #86: Douchey

Karen and Tony talk about coldth, loyal ou listeners who are dogs and subliminal dog-whispering

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Thursday
Jul092015

The Realm of Possibility #85: Jambalaya!

Karen and Tony talk about hanging on to material things, health and leave a few things unsaid.

 

 

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Thursday
Jul022015

The Realm of Possibility #84: Germy

Karen and Tony talk about familiy hygiene practices, health and leave a few things unsaid.

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Tuesday
Jun232015

The Realm of Possibility #83: Scabs!

Karen and Tony talk about air conditioning, the wonder of life itself and lopping.

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Thursday
Jun112015

The Realm of Possibility #82: Rain, Reign and Rein

Karen and Tony talk about chemistry, meteorology and sexy times.

  • Doppler radar does show the actual precipitation
  • There have been reverse malpractice suits
  • Harrison Ford Loves the Robots
  • Darryl Hannah played Pris in Blade Runner
  • They not only weld in medicine, they weld with lasers!
  • Tony's not the only one who likes to make love during a storm (semi-NSFW)
  • The Gaia Theory asserts that living organisms and their inorganic surroundings have evolved together as a single living system that greatly affects the chemistry and conditions of Earth’s surface.. And other groovy stuff.

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Monday
Jun012015

The Realm of Possibility #81: I Think I Would Love That

Karen and Tony talk about popcorn as a verb, grammar nerds and Tony giving Karen the false impression that he was a really handy.

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Thursday
May212015

The Realm of Possibility #80: What the Short People are Seeing

Karen and Tony talk about cats & urine, what we look like to short people and David Letterman's CBS premiere.

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Friday
May082015

The Realm of Possibility #79: Sky Sounds

Karen and Tony talk about the dust ruffles and sky sounds, but table a discussion of kickball

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Tuesday
Apr212015

The Realm of Possibility #78: Bric-a-Bracs and What-Have-Yous

Karen and Tony talk about the science, the 6 simple machines and inquisitive cashiers

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Wednesday
Apr082015

The Realm of Possibility #77: Welcome Wagon

Karen and Tony talk about the suspicious neighbors, contemplate making cat videos and disparage fake cute kids

  • Welcome Wagon began in Memphis in 1928
  • The Shopper Stopper is the weekly coupon circular in Madison. The paper is not associated with this Shopper Stopper
  • Couldn't find a Breyer's ad with "nature-all", but did find this actually cute kid

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Wednesday
Apr012015

The Realm of Possibility #76: Sledgehammer

Karen and Tony talk about wafflers, gasoline and hidden sledgehammer attackers

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Tuesday
Mar102015

The Realm of Possibility #75: Eyeglasses

Karen and Tony talk about glasses, unlicenced doctors and Dr Pepper licorice  

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Tuesday
Mar102015

The Realm of Possibility #74: Multiball

Karen and Tony talk about pinball, stress and the unnaturalness of nature.  

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Tuesday
Mar032015

The Realm of Possibility #72: Winkers

Karen and Tony talk about winking, U2 and Zumba.  

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