By: ajbarse | February 21, 2018

On AJ's most subdued episode ever, he rejoins Chris after getting over a highly contagious virus that kept him away from the podcast last week. Chris is at the helm of this episode, as they hit on the iPhone X being X'd out? Local eats and drinks in Bellingham to help getover the last hump of winter, and bringing back Unscripted Insights to get to know a little more about Chris and AJ.  


Commentary - short-lived New Shiny?

Apple reportedly plans to discontinue the first-gen iPhone X later this year (

Bellingham - Three New-Ish NEighbors

Bellingham Cider Company ( Ten different ciders + Ten beers. 205 Prospect Street by the Whatcom Museum. New for the waterfront district.

The Rickshaw ( - Healthy Thai/Asian/Fusion restaurant. 131 State Street. Biggest bowl of Pad Thai in Bellingham.

Blue Abode Bar ( “unique liquor, cocktails that feature local and international distilleries and house-made ingredients, mocktails, local beer, cider, wine, coffee, tea, light food menu, desserts, TVs, local artwork, games, group runs, and more” in Barkley Village next to Mod Pizza.

Tech that caught our eye

Chris Powell - MoviePass ( - $10/month subscription. One ticket to see a movie at the Barkley Monstrosity, Pickford Cinema, and/or Pickford Limelight. “With MoviePass there are no blackout dates. See a new 2D movie every day, even on opening night” iOS/Android app, and credit card comes with account.

Chris Powell - DuckDuckGo privacy browser app for iOS and Android ( - one button clear-your-history goodness. Plus, it's free!

New YouTube channel I'm watching “Analog Insights”
Maximilian Heinrich:

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