July 8, 2014, Maddox
Episode 8 Transcript
courtesy of Laurie Foster
| Webby Awards ||1839|
| Global Warming ||1451|
| Not Enough Bartenders ||781|
| Self-Checkout Lanes ||-994|
In the last episode, Dick and our audio engineer, Sean, made the claim that they could tell the difference between Diet Coke from McDonald's and other sources. We had a test to settle the debate.
Also, before any idiot starts spouting off about how "House of Cards" deserves a Webby, it's a show based on a 1990 UK television series that was based on a book published in 1989, eight years before the Webby Awards even existed.
As for the "stats" that Dick loathes, here's the article on MassLive.com
about how "self checkout lanes not only do not save their customers time but usually take them even more time." And yet another article about how Albertson's grocery store chain is also pulling their heads out of their asses.