By Ruben Schade
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A long-running harmless podcast of observations from Singapore, Malaysia, and Australia.
||CleanRubenerd Show 390: The Overnightscape Pegasus episode||01:23:35 — A tribute to the last few episodes of The Overnightscape. Topics include wood veneer dishwashers and TVs, moving to Chatswood, when I started listening to The Overnightscape, Lunar New Year, abandoned cityscapes in the real world and in simulations, nostalgia for space, gift giving, Gateway 2000, gaming business models, Fate/Grand Order, and the Carlton Branch, plus Side B.||2/16/2019||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanRubenerd Show 389: The 2018 spectacular episode||03:19:56 – Every unreleased episode from Q4 2018 in one stitched package! Topics include Sydney Trains, TECHNOBOYS PULCRAFT GREEN-FUND, Honda San, Singapore, flowers, rampling, cicadas, apparently unmanly things, studying, podcast elitism, indie media, late night Mascot, continents, construction, soulless glass boxes, Wikipedia, marketing language, dearth of power points, ocean liners, promises, selling an iMac, making coffee, email, the next leap for computing, Tiger Balm, and sneezes. Best to avoid listening to this all at once!||1/13/2019||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanRubenerd Show 388: The archived hat episode||18:11 – The unpublished 2018 spectacular, broken headphones and keyboards and floppy drives and internet quotas and stomachs, social networks turning people into arseholes, Marie Kondo, archiving websites you care about, supplanting Facebook, and the Red Hat FTP archive.||1/12/2019||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanRubenerd Show 387: The upsidedown Xmas episode||30:06 – A Christmas special coming to you from a Sydney Boxing Day in the heat of summer! Topics include a winter trip in Germany and Ireland, yuletide family traditions, how others celebrate or don’t, the best holiday foods from the UK and Germany, music, and a somewhat minor personal inconvenience! Also retiring the Rubenerd Annexe, self-titled Blogging Experts, a shoutout to Radio Free Shambles and The Midnight Citizen, and best wishes for the season.||12/26/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanRubenerd Show 386: The somewhat serious episode||26:45 – Light through leaves at night, life-work balance, changing directions, making decisions, being lost in thought, importance of family and friends, and then randomly the HP 620 LX.||12/11/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanRubenerd Show 385: The Jeffersonian Keynsham episode||31:36 – An homage to The Overnightscape episode Mother’s New Mineral Dream. Talking about white walls everywhere in new buildings, 1970s era shopping malls, struggles with junk, Staten Island, and personally generated media. Because you can’t take it with you. Cover art of the Metropolitan Museum of Art taken from Clara’s and my trip to NYC in 2016.||12/3/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanRubenerd Show 384: The down low-fi episode||30:11 – Recording on a terrible mic, so taking the opportunity to produce at a ludicrously low bitrate for some nostalgic fun. Topics include Zip drives, work phones, mobiles without cameras, inadvertent box smashing, eschewing (gesundheit) plastic, middle class life qualms needing perspective, Nespresso, regions of Sydney and Los Angeles, difficulty photographing anime figures, nostalgia for my 2004 job while listening to The Overnightscape and Whole Wheat Radio, the fate of internet communities, and coffee shop sounds. Special guest appearance by 1990s Iomega.||11/20/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanRubenerd Show 383: The portable episode||31:11 – Recognising two distinct trends on the programme of late, obsessive spreadsheeting, resenting new computer hardware, more thoughts around working from coffee shops instead of home/work, the computer dock and concept pioneered by the late OQO, and some speaking in between the coughs! Feedback from Chad Bowers and Dave on Onsug.com.||11/11/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanRubenerd Show 382: The mock food episode||25:58 – A rare single-topic episode tackling fake foods and beverages! Discussing decaffeinated coffee, non-alcoholic beer, mock meat (including having an Impossible Burger in Los Angeles, and Linda McCartney vegetarian fare in Sydney), sugar-free drinks, grilled plastic cheese slices, and other effective hipster repellent.||10/27/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanRubenerd Show 381: The other Melbourne episode||36:37 – Another trip down to Melbourne, so coming to you from the airport! Topics include authentic Melbourne/Seattle weather, growing up here, coffee shops versus desks, Stone and Wood, David Letterman, forex, loud friggen buses, some brief anime reviews (Gintama, Kakuriyo, Holmes of Kyoto, Isekaya Nobu, Frankenstein Family, Harukana Receive), puns, and other things unrelated to Melbourne. Prefaced back in Sydney with listener feedback from Chad Bowers. Recorded 9th October 2018.||10/23/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
One of the best shows. Rubenerd is funny, brilliant and thoughtful. A pleasure to listen to.