Double Density

Tech tales and paranormal primers

About the show

Greetings cyberspace. Tune in every other Wednesday as Angelo and Brian discuss tech news and issues, as well as the fads and trends of yesteryear. Stick around as they also delve into the strange world of the paranormal.

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Episodes

  • Episode 40: Big Daddy Mothman

    January 31st, 2018  |  59 mins 16 secs
    addiction, flat earth, ghosts, mexico, mike hughes, mothman, tide pods, ufos, ui, ux

    This week, after Angelo realizes that his hearing isn’t what it used to be, the discussion moves to a look at how user interface and user experience is important, and how when it becomes too good, it may lead to technology addiction. Then, in the paranormal segment, after a quick look at a few stories, Brian and Angelo have a look at the many early 90’s UFO sightings that happened in Mexico. Also: Tide Pods.

  • Episode 39: What do Shadow People Smell Like?

    January 24th, 2018  |  54 mins 52 secs
    coincidences, demons, editing, floppy disk, logic pro x, men in black, podcasting, shadow people, storage

    This week, Angelo and Brian briefly talk about editing podcasts and how Angelo has recently purchased Logic Pro X to aid in his editing endeavours. They also take a look at how storage media has changed and how easy it is to get stuff off of old floppy disks. In the paranormal part of the show, after Angelo shares some strange coincidences, they spend the rest of the episode talking about shadow people; what are they, where do the come from, what do they smell like, and how does one lure one out.

  • Episode 38: Ice Cream Satan w/Rob Kristoffersen of Our Strange Skies

    January 17th, 2018  |  1 hr 45 mins
    apple, apple music, backmasking, blues, crossroads, ipods, itunes, jim sullivan, music, podcasting, robert johnson, rock, satan, satanism, spotify, taylor swift, ufos

    This week, Brian and Angelo have UFO expert Rob Kristofferson on the show to talk about his two favorite things: music and UFOs. Rob provides some updates on his podcasting setup before they delve into the world of how music consumption has changed in the past few decades. Moving into the paranormal, they take a look at how the paranormal found its way into popular music, with a closer look at Robert Johnson, Jim Sullivan, and satanism & backmasking in music.

  • Episode 37: 2018: Year of the Bigfoot

    January 10th, 2018  |  52 mins 34 secs
    2018, apple, battery, bigfoot, bose, google home, iphone, logan paul, predictions, sasquatch, smart home, sonos, speakers, unsolved mysteries, yeti, youtube

    This week, Brian and Angelo delve into how someone can control those fancy speakers you got as a gift to scare you, and they talk about Apple’s iPhone battery confusion. In the paranormal section of the show, they talk some Unsolved Mysteries skepticism, and then make some predictions for what’s going to happen with the paranormal in 2018. Make sure you listen for Angelo’s Google Home trying to insert itself into the episode without any prompting.

  • Episode 36: Rod Nostradamus

    January 3rd, 2018  |  47 mins 54 secs
    abductions, favourites, fireside, paranormal, podcasts, retropie, snes, tech, ufo

    Happy New Year everyone! This week, Brian and Angelo look back at 2017 and talk about what stood out to them in tech and the paranormal - both good and bad.

  • Episode 35: Mr. Bigelow’s Big Time Ranch

    December 27th, 2017  |  46 mins 42 secs
    apple, bigelow, google, home, music, nest, secret, shazam, tidal, ufo

    For 2017's last episode, the guys discuss Apple’s recent purchase of Shazam, Tidal’s problems and if they’ll last longer than SoundCloud, and Angelo adds a few Google Home Minis to his house. Then, in the world of the paranormal, there’s only one thing to talk about: UFOs and the recent revelations of a secret government project.

  • Episode 34: Santa Uses Wormholes

    December 20th, 2017  |  56 mins 56 secs
    apple id, christmas, comics, denver, dio, ghosts, gifs, holiday, illuminati, podcasts, scary

    In this holiday edition of the show, Brian and Angelo talk about family internet accounts, the Dio hologram, Brian's visit to a comic book convention, gifs that are noisy, podcast editing, and how to hate people on the internet. Then, after a brief discussion about the Denver International Airport, the duo have festive paranormal segment, where they talk about the scary side of Christmas, and the holidays.

  • Episode 33: Religious Boombox

    December 13th, 2017  |  54 mins 50 secs
    ark, curse, facebook, flip phone, imessage, indiana jones, mac, religious, support, tech, youtube

    This week, Brian is flummoxed by a coworker’s use of a flip phone, while Angelo helps out at the office with some Mac tech support. This leads to a discussion about family tech support and how to deal with it. When things move to the paranormal, they have a closer look at the legendary Ark of the Covenant, and how it was prophesied to melt the face of anyone that got too close to it.

  • Episode 32: The Saucers in our Sky

    December 6th, 2017  |  51 mins 55 secs
    audiophile, cables, haunted, homepod, minnesota, night, rocket, sound, ufo, ufology, witness

    This week, the episode begins with a look at the HomePod delay, but that quickly spirals into madness and frustration, as Angelo lives an audio-phonic nightmare as he delves into the world of audiophiles. Then in the paranormal section, a look at the common trope of a UFO witnessed on a lonely road in the middle of the night, with a close look at the 1979 Val Johnson incident. Also, haunted Christmas lights.

  • Episode 31: Triangles Are Not Sexy

    November 29th, 2017  |  1 hr 9 mins
    apple, apps, asteroid, bermuda triangle, hack, iphone, max headroom, music, mystery, release notes, trolling, tv, unsolved, zelda

    This week, Angelo gets accused of trying to swindle Apple out of a new phone, Brian has defined a new style of trolling in his personal life, a discussion on release notes, a look at an unsolved 30 year old TV hack, and a new segment where they look at an idiot doing something stupid. In the paranormal section, the duo discusses an alien visitor in the solar system before launching into an in depth look at why interest in the Bermuda Triangle has dwindled.

  • Episode 30: Family Trip to Anjikuni Lake w/Sam Fredrickson of Not Alone

    November 22nd, 2017  |  1 hr 44 mins
    apple, guest, iphone, macbook, magic, ouija, podcasting, skinwalker, tech

    This week, Brian and Angelo welcome Sam Fredrickson from the Not Alone podcast to discuss everything from how he met his cohost Jason Moitoso, to what it’s like to work with technology, as well as his love for Magic: The Gathering.

  • Episode 29: Cat Emojis All the Way Down

    November 15th, 2017  |  1 hr 14 secs
    apple, apple watch, cats, curses, egypt, kids, moon, mummy, password, pyramids, security, tech, youtube

    This week, Brian has some follow up thoughts about passwords and security, Angelo ponders if there’s an Apple product he wouldn’t buy, and then the duo take a look at how quickly watching children's content on YouTube can degenerate into something horrific. Shifting to the paranormal, Angelo’s son has some chilling news about the Moon, our hosts question a new void in the Great Pyramid, and is there any truth the the Mummy’s Curse? There’s also a surprise guest that makes a short appearance midway through the show.

  • Episode 28: EXCLUSIVE IPHONE 9 NEWS CLICK NOW

    November 8th, 2017  |  1 hr 1 min
    airplane, apple watch, applecare, chicago, iphone x, jfk, mothman, repair, ufo

    Another week, another new Apple product for Angelo, but it's not the iPhone X - he got a Series 3 Apple Watch for his birthday. After a quick discussion about AppleCare, Brian and Angelo talk about the insane cost of repairing an iPhone X and the fight for one’s right to repair devices at home. What’s a good Apple laptop if you want a new one, especially in light of all the keyboard issues they are experiencing? Moving into the paranormal, a quick take on some Reddit-based creepy pasta and an AI that is creating stories for the nosleep subreddit, the duo discuss JFK documents (or non-documents, as the case may be) release with a story of call 25 minutes before the assassination possibly warning of it, and a UFO hitting an NBA team plane. Finally, an extended discussion about a possible Mothman flap in Chicago.

  • Episode 27: Chupacabra vs. Loch Ness

    November 1st, 2017  |  57 mins 44 secs
    apple, cryptids, essential phone, hacking, iphone 8, lake monsters, loch ness, magog, meteor, nessie, security, smartphones, ufo

    This week, there are some iPhone 8 misconceptions that Angelo would like to clear up before moving on to some thoughts on the Essential Phone price drop. The intrepid duo also cover hacking and security, as well as some iCloud horror stories, which are perfect for this time of year. Later, after talking about a possible downed UFO, they finally talk about the lore surrounding lake monsters.

  • Episode 26: Tom DeLonge Gets His Paranormal Media Empire

    October 25th, 2017  |  1 hr 5 mins
    addiction, analogue, digital, disclosure, internet, smartphones, speed, tom delonge, vinyl

    This week, after Angelo gets excited about his newly upgraded internet speed, he and Brian get a little more serious as they discuss how people may be spending too much time on their devices, how it affects society, and how they deal with it. They also talk about listening to music on vinyl vs. going digital. Then, in the paranormal segment, they pick apart Tom DeLonge’s new venture into UFO and paranormal research, the To the Stars Academy of Arts and Science. Make sure you stick around until the end to hear something fun.

  • Episode 25: Smash It Against Your Face

    October 18th, 2017  |  1 hr 21 secs
    apple, ios, iphone 8, john titor, netflix, paranormal, snes, time travel

    This week, Angelo got an iPhone 8 Plus and Brian is a captive audience. After talking a little bit about Angelo’s new phone and his experience at the Apple store for an iPhone 6S battery replacement, discussion shifts to Apple not slowing down old phones on purpose and their move into content with Amazing Stories. In the paranormal segment, we bump lake monsters off the show again to talk about time travelers like John Titor, and if they are going to save us from ourselves.