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In which Hank discusses becoming a bass, Harry Potter vs Peter Gourevitch and the dancing clips project idea.


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Good morning John, it's Monday, January 15th, and I'm sitting in front of the new Brotherhood 2.0 website which you can find at I'd appreciate any suggestions or comments. The podcast isn't quite working, but we'll get there.

Well, I'm feeling better. I'm not feeling great. But now I've got this voice, it's like not so much of a voice, it's just little popping noises. Aaaaaahh. One of the advantages is that I'm kind of a baritone now. I guess I'm usually a baritone, but maybe I'm a bass? Maybe I'm a bass now.

(sings) Do not forsake me though you know I must spend...

So I went to Barnes and Noble yesterday. I had to walk up to the lady at the desk because I didn't know where they would keep this book, and I had to say, "I'm looking for a book, it's called 'We Wish to Inform You That Tomorrow We Will Be Killed With Our Families'," and she said "That's catchy!" So I brought the book home, and then something interesting happened.

(Book fight between WWTITTWWBKWOF and Harry Potter)

So yeah, it didn't happen. Um, I'm not saying that the Brotherhood 2.0 book club is not a good idea, I'm just saying that right now I'm going to have to avoid your genocide book for a little while. And when I say a little while, I mean, like, less than a week. So I'll probably start it for Brotherhood 2.0 Friday.

Brotherhood 2.0 Agreement Moment! That's right, John and I agreed on something! I think it's a great idea for us to do our happy dances for three minutes and thirty seconds. That sounds like a perfect Brotherhood 2.0 project idea! I don't have Daniel Biss, but I do have this. It's what the University of Montana gave me for all of my hard work. 3.5 minutes times 60 seconds in a minute divided by 5 seconds per clip is 42.

Now there are several amazing things about this idea:

First, is that you got the math really, very wrong.

Second remarkable thing about this idea is that Daniel Biss commented within like, three seconds of you posting the video and told you that you were wrong. It must be very convenient to have your own personal mathematician. I gotta get me one of those!

Last, and most remarkable about this idea is that we now know the question.

What are you talking about?

Oh, sorry! Well, the answer to the question of life, the universe, and everything is 42, right? So the question must be, "How many happy dance clips does it take to fill up a Brotherhood 2.0 segment?"

We really are doing some amazing things here.

I've been very impressed by the number and quality of Misprinted Business Card Utilization ideas. Thank you very much; I will be discussing those and other sundries on Wednesday.

John, I'll see you tomorrow.