Jason Snell asks John Siracusa to rule on the meaning of various words and concepts. It’s not just about robots anymore.

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Family

What constitutes family? Blood relatives only? Are friends family? Are co-workers family? Can you escape your family?

John Siracusa and Jason Snell


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Doors

What about when they’re ajar?

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Storefronts

Select all the STOREFRONTS to prove that you’re a human.

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160

Bacon

By popular demand, John has done his research—or maybe not?—and is here to break down what is bacon and what is an impostor.

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Campus Delivery Robots

Prompted by a note from Listener Zach, we discuss the trend of “autonomous food delivery vehicles” on college campuses.

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158

Pants

The entire conversation is pants. (The Brits will get that.)

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157

Board Games

How much board is required?

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156

Combination Restaurants

We’ll see you at the Carl’s Jr./Green Burrito/KFC/Taco Bell.

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155

TV and Movies

When is it a TV show and when is it a movie? It’s confusing.

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154

American Food

It all goes back to Mesopotamia.

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Live Action

If the new “Lion King” film features CGI animals talking with other CGI animals, is it a “live-action” movie or just a different kind of animation? What about a movie like “Avengers: Infinity War”?

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