TCASP EP:152 – Steve’s Story


Another week, and another long week for your two favorite podcast hosts, Chris has been super excited to tell Steves story and this week he finally remembered to do it, find out what that was all about and see if you agree to how amazing it is. We learn that urban polio is making its way to Hamilton, Chris had a chip emergency at work, the likes of which you will probably not care about.

Chris went to the opening of the Wayward Pigeon, Hamilton’s newest bar/restaurant.

How did all the filming go for the final weekend of shooting on the latest short film Chris helped out with?

Duncan Garner has been a dick lately and might get upset if he hears this, but we discuss what he’s been up to lately.

Sam was mentioned on a website this week, find out what it was for and what he was doing.

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TCASP EP:151 – A Stolen Kayak and Good News for Hairy People

This episode we were both feeling a bit blah, but good news is we have a new flatmate.

Chris got a new phone this week, after his old one died after being dropped one too many times.

We found out this week that the world beard and moustache competition is going to be coming to NZ, has Sam got what it takes to enter? Luckily for him he has a few more years to grow more hair.

We talk about another dumb art installation, this time it was a kayak filled with shells, which got stolen. Find out how long it took to put this amazing piece together, how longs it lasted before someone found something better to do with it.

Downhill pumpkin rolling is in jeopardy for next year, but there might be a way around it, and Sam is vlogging again but this time under a different channel.

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TCASP EP:150 – The Bed Saga, a Dumb Beekeeper and more.


Episode 150 is here, and what an awesome milestone that is, so much so we aren’t doing anything for it, but we do have another great podcast for you.

Chris is apparently is an admin for a very old Facebook page, but people still want to join it, so Sam helped him out and accepted all the people that requested to join the page, even if it was 5 years ago.

Sam came across some more strange train enthusiasts this week, he went on a rather short train ride and sampled some of the fine food they had on offer, find out where he went and what happened.

Chris’s bed finally turned up and there was a little bit of a saga with it, of course, find out what he got which apparently wasn’t even possible.

Sam has a story about a beekeeper who has been taken advantage of that crack him up, find out how everything went wrong for this guy.

Chris went to an awards night that was being run by customers of his work, find out how that went and what stories he has from that evening.

Will Hamilton be an NZ base for Amazon when and if they decide to set up a warehouse here? One Hamilton Councillor is hoping so.

Plastic bags are on the way out at Countdown, there is a new parking plan for Hamilton and a young local entrepreneur has started a business where he takes cheat day food into businesses once a month

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TCASP EP:149 – New Bed, New Router


This week we went through a quick and easy setup of the new router here at the international headquarters of the podcast.

And on the way to get the new router Chris managed to vote after getting reminded voting was happening, and was pretty drunk.

More spam stuff this week, one was legitimate one wasn’t.

The next short film Chris is helping with to produce is called Bloody Late Shift, we find out what is happening in the lead up to the filming days.

Sam is selling pumpkin seeds on his website now, check out the link below to see more.

Twitter is trialing tweets that will be 280 characters long now.

Sam thought he would give Facebook Messenger another go, after about 20 seconds it pissed him off and he uninstalled, find out what happened.

Chris bought a new bed and the delivery of this bed is very imminent.

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TCASP EP:148 – 48hr Finals, The Block and Work


Another well-crafted podcast for your listening pleasure this week. Chris went along to the 48hr film finals where the standard of films was really high, and friends and ex-teammates did exceptionally well and picked up a bunch of awards, well-done everybody.

Hamilton City Council is finally sorting out the Library here in town and is going to fix it up, it’s going to take over 8 months though, why did they not start fixing it sooner we wonder?

We talk about the TV show The Block and how the poor hard done by contestants are going on give a little to raise funds for them losing a game they signed up for.

An extra bonus episode of the black hand’s podcast came out this week, it made Sam ragey as the judge seemed like an idiot.

We talk about a great app that has been picked up by big US sports teams, and you’ll never guess where it had been made.

And we discuss Chris’s work situation, will he actually get better at his job? Or will he be forever working crazy hours? What is causing all of this? And Chris is using an app to help him learn where all his time is being spent.

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TCASP EP:147 – YouTube Trout and Icarus


Another week another episode, Chris is full of food from eating a lot at his bosses place gave him, and we recorded in the morning so sober Chris this episode.

Sam finally got his vacuum cleaner and he heard back from the guy he was trying to track down, so it’s been shaping up as a great week around these parts.

Sam had to cook up a trout after his daughter came home from a school camp with one.

We talk about the tragic story of a woman and man that died while learning to drive, they ended up in a lake.

The new iPhone got announced this week, we talk about how average it seems.

Facebook is trialing a snooze button on their website, which we hope will become a reality as we have a bunch of people we would like to snooze.

Chris has put down another topic which he didn’t really do, we discuss the cost of sea level rise and how it won’t affect Hamilton at all.

Sam talks about the documentary Icarus and recommends you should go and see it.

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TCASP EP:146 – Phantom Vacuum Cleaner and Tramping Stories


Chris is stressed out this week and we discuss if he might have thrush. It turns out we have some tramping stories to tell as well.

Sam’s been looking into one of his YouTube channels and you’ll never guess how many views his most viewed video has.

Sam’s trying to track down a council worker who may not exist or is just terrible at his job, look forward to updates on this.

Possibly the best piece of art ever created in NZ of Nick Smith going for a crap has been unveiled, we think it’s great and love the realism of it.

We talk about a NZ food delivery service called LazyAs that is doing awesome stuff and going up against the big names in this space, we look forward to when it comes to Hamilton.

We have the latest on the part time flatmate V2 and what happened around that.

Sam talks about the amazing vacuum cleaner that he doesn’t have put is paying for currently, one day it might turn up.

Chris reconnects with someone from his past and thinks he has an amazing money making idea, if only he could pull it off, have a listen to see what you think about his idea.

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TCASP EP:145 – Part Time Flatmate V2 and the Cat Sling

This week’s episode is brought to you by Canadian Club, it’s been a tough week for Chris so drinks are involved in this episode.

We get an update on how the 48hr film weekend went for Chris, and Chris explains how his cat sling has been working. Is this another failed item from China Chris and bought? Have a listen and find out.

Are you after a way of making money? How about buying a bunch of single person sleeping pods and then trying to rent them out as single rooms? We discuss this business idea.

We have a new part time flatmate moving in, this time around its version 2, and it’s going to be one of Chris’s new workmates, how long is he staying for? No one knows, what’s he like? No one knows I’m sure there will be some sort of follow up in a future episode.

Is Chris the only person around that doesn’t have a Swiss Tech Utili Key on his key ring? While he waits for his to turn up from China, Sam used his one to break into his ex’s house, for no weird reasons at all.

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TCASP EP:144 – Everyone’s named Chris, and Pumpkin Hustling

Another week, another great episode of everyone’s favourite podcast.

Another busy week, with Chris telling more enthralling stories about his work, he really does need better work stories. He went to Palmerston North for work and while it’s hard to imagine, he managed to make a dick of himself while down there.

We do a brief catch up about TEDx Ruakura, the HP48hr Film comp is on this weekend, find out who and what we are doing.

Sam got ragey looking at art this week, find out what annoyed him.

We discuss the Indian scammer that Sam recorded earlier on in the week, and discuss another spam email that was a lot better than last week’s attempt.

Sam fills us in on how his meeting with the Mayor went, all to with growing a giant pumpkin of course.

One of our mighty podcast listeners made sure Chris is enrolled to vote in the upcoming election, big shout out to Quentin for sorting that out for Chris. Continue reading “TCASP EP:144 – Everyone’s named Chris, and Pumpkin Hustling”