Cross Fit and kettle bells, Why you should always hold your drink in the left hand (thanks Lisa Borodkin!), feminism & shooting lessons. Oh and Japanese snack foods.
It’s A Thing- #009 – Truth be told
Tom discovers a new hashtag and Molly a new source for sleazy stories. And why Tom’s pouring the whiskey.
Big time advertisers on one of the sleaziest websites online.
*Alternate meaning discovered since recording: “ThrowbackThursday”
It’s A Thing- #008 – Whatcha Reading?
Molly dishes on why people are dishing about what they are reading. And Tom reveals the source of his Chambray shirt knowledge.
It’s A Thing- #007 – Got love for shrubs
Molly introduces Tom to shrubs in the cocktail world while Tom introduces Molly to artisnal hardware. ARTISNAL HARDWARE?!? Yeah, kind of like that. Also denim shirts and standing desks.
Hot new drink trends
What is a Shrub?
Standing desks? Eff that noise. WALKING desks!
Tom’s standing desk is from Ergotron.
It’s A Thing- #006 – Faux cups, Fur real
Molly notices more real fur showing up everywhere. Tom spots the kickstarter avalance. And a viewer calls out those fake disposable cup and straw things that aren’t disposable.
It’s A Thing- #005 – Art and laziness
Molly points out the stupendous amount of public art happening in a supposed economic downturn. And Tom just gets old fashioned and crotchety about RSS.
Barbara Kruger’s art, inspiration for Lisa’s It’s A Thing Logo
It’s A Thing- #004 – Trolls lose, coffee wins
Molly notices fewer people putting up with the behavior of trolls. Tom is astounded with the mad scientist methods of brewing amazing coffee.
Example of comment trolls backlash
It’s A Thing- #003 – Whiskey and windshields
Molly takes us into the steamy secret world of speakeasies and Tom discovers windshield washer etiquette.
Tom just heard about the windshield washer thing from a friend.
It’s A Thing- #002 – Lego burgers
Tom talks stunning burgers and Molly’s taken by children’s Lego reviews.
KidzVuz, where kids review things of all stripes
Sample Lego set review; Molly’s almost 6-year-old not only watches these CONSTANTLY, he now makes me film them.
Movie review: Sugarplum Wreck-it Ralph
It’s A Thing- #001 – Food tower? YOLO!
Ladies and gentlemen, the premiere episode of It’s A Thing with Molly Wood and Tom Merritt. In this episode Tom talks about new uses for “YOLO”, and Molly discusses the Foodie backlash.
Saturday Night Live YOLO video
Have foodies ruined restaurants?