Posts by Shane Barnhill

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Are Donald Trump's antics RAD or BAD? What about Gwyneth Paltrow's yawing lessons (yes, you read that right) and Sharknado 3? Find out the answers to these questions -- and more -- in the 11th episode of This Week In ...
Trump, Trump and More Trump

This Week in Jackassery, Ep. 11

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Are Donald Trump’s antics RAD or BAD? What about Gwyneth Paltrow’s yawing lessons (yes, you read that right) and Sharknado 3? Find out the answers to these questions — and more — in the 11th episode of This Week In Jackassery, where co-hosts Adrienne Boettinger and Shane Barnhill discuss climate change deniers, Don
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The past week was a busy one for the United States Supreme Court, which handed down rulings on several cases, while refusing to hear a closely-watched software copyright case between Oracle and Google. Two decisions, in ...
A Sobering Reality

The Long Fight Ahead

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The past week was a busy one for the United States Supreme Court, which handed down rulings on several cases, while refusing to hear a closely-watched software copyright case between Oracle and Google. Two decisions, in particular — the Court’s 6-3 decision on King v. Burwell, which upheld the legality of an important part of
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Is Green Pea Guacamole RAD or BAD? And what about Hillary Clinton's courtship of gay rights voters? Find out the answers to these questions -- and more -- in the 10th episode of This Week In Jackassery, where Adrienne ...
The Past Week Has Been Huge

This Week in Jackassery, Ep. 10

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Is Green Pea Guacamole RAD or BAD? And what about Hillary Clinton’s courtship of gay rights voters? Find out the answers to these questions — and more — in the 10th episode of This Week In Jackassery, where Adrienne Boettinger and I discuss jackass politicians, a French revolt again Uber, Bree Newsome, the Supreme Court&
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Several weeks ago, I wrote up my initial observations about the Apple Watch, in which I concluded, "But there’s something about the Apple Watch that does grab you after a few days, leaving you with the distinct feeling ...
A Real Problem Solved

Long Live Cuddle Time, Thanks to Apple Watch

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Several weeks ago, I wrote up my initial observations about the Apple Watch, in which I concluded, “But there’s something about the Apple Watch that does grab you after a few days, leaving you with the distinct feeling that you don’t ever want to go back to the way things were before you tried one. [&hellip
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Are poop-powered buses RAD or BAD? And what about "drunk shopping" apps? Find out the answers to these questions -- and more -- in the 9th episode of This Week In Jackassery, where Adrienne Boettinger and I discuss jackass ...
Politicians Don't Have A Monopoly On Jackassery

This Week In Jackassery, Ep. 9

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Are poop-powered buses RAD or BAD? And what about “drunk shopping” apps? Find out the answers to these questions — and more — in the 9th episode of This Week In Jackassery, where Adrienne Boettinger and I discuss jackass politicians and trolls, “Unschooling,” tech media consolidation, and more. Plus, we
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The eighth episode of the This Week In Jackassery podcast is now available, and it's a fun one. Adrienne Boettinger and I once again play the game "Rad or Bad," while covering Scott Walker's mathematical ability (hint: Bad), ...
I'd Suggest a Stiff Drink While You Listen

This Week In Jackassery, Ep. 8

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The eighth episode of the This Week In Jackassery podcast is now available, and it’s a fun one. Adrienne Boettinger and I once again play the game “Rad or Bad,” while covering Scott Walker’s mathematical ability (hint: Bad), Sweden’s “gay sailor” system of defending against Russian submarines (100
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In the seventh episode of This Week In Jackassery, Adrienne Boettinger and I discuss the protests in Baltimore, The Clinton Foundation, Bud Light "missing the mark" with a joke about removing "No" from our vocabularies, ...
Yes, we're drinking again

This Week In Jackassery, Ep. 7

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In the seventh episode of This Week In Jackassery, Adrienne Boettinger and I discuss the protests in Baltimore, The Clinton Foundation, Bud Light “missing the mark” with a joke about removing “No” from our vocabularies, giant penis drawings that are dotting the streets of Manchester, England, and more. We also play
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I've been wearing an Apple Watch for about 6 days now. It's a handy device, with several convenient features that I'll get to below, but I think my overall reaction to the watch thus far is best summed up in this brief ...
Seriously, ¯_(ツ)_/¯

What’s an Apple Watch Good For?

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I’ve been wearing an Apple Watch for about 6 days now. It’s a handy device, with several convenient features that I’ll get to below, but I think my overall reaction to the watch thus far is best summed up in this brief Twitter exchange with my friend Lauren: @LaurenMColman ¯\_(ツ)_/¯ — Shane Barnhill (@shanebarnhill
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You know George W. Bush fairly well, right? He's the former president who started two wars and just generally made a mess of United States while presiding over the country. However, you probably know less about his younger ...
Hard to Tell

Who Said It: Jeb or George?

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You know George W. Bush fairly well, right? He’s the former president who started two wars and just generally made a mess of United States while presiding over the country. However, you probably know less about his younger brother, Jeb Bush, the former Governor of Florida, who hasn’t yet declared but is definitely running for
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