To celebrate the 2018 MLB All-Star game, Dan and Peter talk about the slow pace of baseball and what changes they would like to see in order to improve the popularity of the sport.  We’re not sure why they think this counts as a “celebration” either.

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Have you ever wondered how your cooking habits have affected your brain?  No? Well, the More Than Monotonutritionists discuss it anyways. Maxwell talks brain soup.  Dan wants to go back to raw foods. Evan wonders what bald eagle tastes like. Peter’s hatred for pandas is unyielding.

 

What is so special about the human brain? | Suzana Herculano-Houzel

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The Cleveland Cavaliers and Golden State Warriors faced off in the 2018 NBA Finals recently, surprising no one, expect maybe Charles Barkley.  The More Than Monotoballers discuss the concept of the superteam in the world of sports. Maxwell flexes his NBA knowledge. Dan brings the harsh truth about salad.  Peter gets his hockey moment. Evan must once again apologize, this time to Malcolm Gladwell.

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Peter and Evan like those “video game” things, so of course they were keeping tabs on the Electronic Entertainment Expo, or as the cool kids call it, E3.  Spoiler alert: may contain more Super Smash Bros. than the surgeon general recommends.

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The More Than Monotomodels take on the abstract concept of fictional characters, their relevance as role models, and what constitutes a hero.  We somehow stumble through it. Maxwell does booze math. Dan has a plan for new fans. Peter’s love for The Hobbit will not be silenced. Evan would like to apologize for the Shadow the Hedgehog voice.

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Everyone loves mythology!  The More Than Monotobros get down into those ancient Greek heroes, and try to figure out just why we’re all still talking about them millennia later.  Evan is awfully pedantic about the name Hercules. Peter and Maxwell have a falling out. Dan finds Nemo.

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Because we weren’t just done after the first hour, nope!  You’ll love listening to the More Than Monotoheroes review Avengers: Infinity War.  Plus, see if Evan can figure out how the movie will end!

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We’re in Marvel season, baby!  That means you get to enjoy all of your favorite podcasts talk incessantly about that Marvely goodness.  Peter and Max await news of the Squirrel Girl film. Evan only talks about two-thirds of Infinity War. Dan finds his connection with Chris Pratt.

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With more and more Hollywood blockbusters moving away from practical effects, the More Than Monotofellas discuss some of the good and bad uses of gratuitous CGI.  Neither Max nor Evan remembered the bagels.  Peter takes multitasking to the next level.  Dan questions why Boss Baby didn’t receive any Oscars.

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To celebrate the release of The Walt Disney Company’s Walt Disney Studios’ Marvel Studios’ Avengers: Infinity War, we’re opening the More Than Monotony VaultsTM and releasing the very first episode ever recorded.  We hope you enjoy our 9-month-out-of-date review of Spider-Man: Homecoming!

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Welcome to Less Than Monotony, bonus episodes from your favorite members of your favorite podcast, More Than Monotony!  With Maxwell and Evan apparently out getting donuts, Peter and Dan take time to reflect on the end of the animated Star Wars spinoff, Star Wars Rebels.

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In light of the recent Facebook and Cambridge Analytica scandal, the More Than Monotoboys revisit an old discussion about data collection and privacy in the Internet era.  Dan and Evan try a fun new activity, much to Peter’s horror. Maxwell practices necromancy on a horse.

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The More Than Monotobunch discusses whether or not the internet and online anonymity has ruined our ability to hold a civil discussion.  We are well aware of the irony. Evan tries colorful new language. Dan’s true feelings for the Wikipedia game finally come to light. Peter still needs positive reinforcement.  Maxwell has an accident.

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Dan was feeling lazy this week, so he asked the rest of the More Than Monotocrew to give him a list of video games to play.  And then we did that. Maxwell throws shade at EA. Peter brings up sore memories. Evan would just really like you all to play God Hand.

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The More Than Monotogang relive their shared experiences from way back in grade school.  Dan explores new career options. Maxwell has a serious run in with a serious clown. Evan wants you to smash that like button and share it with your friends!  Peter just wants to order with cheese.

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We take on the growing concern about concussions in the NFL.  Peter and Dan talk about their personal experiences with injuries and the sport.  Maxwell offers doctoral advice.  Evan is indignant about roundabouts.

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We like Star Wars.  We continued to talk about Star Wars for another hour.  Here are our unstructured rambles about Star Wars.  Maxwell is still seething.

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It’s the tail end of Star Wars season, and we take the opportunity to discuss why The Last Jedi has divided the fanbase so much.  Peter has a change of heart.  Maxwell seethes.  Evan needs to watch his language.  Dan already plans to start a new podcast.

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In the exciting inaugural episode of More Than Monotony, we talk about ourselves and just how great we are.

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