–Star Wars Episode VIII: The Last Jedi had its world premiere, and Bobby spent his late night trying to find spoilers while Jason helped. This week, a large group of us will check out opening night, and Jason is looking forward to seeing how Bobby and the rest of the fans enjoy it (or not).
–Our friend Sharon Hill’s new book, Scientifical Americans, deserves to be owned by you. We air a quick promo from Sharon herself with all the details.
–Brendan Dassey, imprisoned for his role in the murder of Teresa Halbach, along with his uncle Steven Avery of ‘Making A Murderer,’ has his conviction upheld by a court, and we are brokenhearted.
–Speaking of court cases, the Masterpiece Cakeshop case went before the Supreme Court on Tuesday. How will they rule? Jason guesses they will not overturn portions of the Civil Rights Act, but will affirm the baker’s right to not bake a cake for a gay wedding. The official ruling will likely not happen until June of 2018.
–Last week we did not do a show because Bobby’s daughter was, in his words, doing a “Christmas play.” But it was A Christmas Carol, live at Toledo’s own Valentine Theater. It’s a big deal, and Jason couldn’t believe he didn’t mention it!
–In related Bobby news, he says we can “stop worrying” about his ongoing heart issues. Not because doctors gave him the “all clear,” but because the heart monitor he was fitted with was chewed up by his new cat while he slept. Even more troublesome for him, the doctor he has been going to for 20+ years is retiring.
–Before we go, Jason shares a letter written by a 6yo boy to Santa that went viral and gave him a laugh.
–Jason reveals he has been reading the Jefferson Bible lately, making an earnest attempt to study what Jesus might have thought about those that deny services to gay people.