S5E03 The DON’Ts and DOs of Dissertations


In this week’s episode Greg and Patrick plumb the depths of what is a dissertation and what purpose does it serve. They are aided in the use of an AI language interpreter to translate old man grousing to positive and supportive advice for students as we discuss the strengths and weaknesses of a dissertation project. Along the way they also discuss pumpkin spice, marching bands, Maximus Desimus Meridius, Hiccup, being too American, OMG, anger interpreters, patience and self-restraint, the pantsless Lindy, it’s just something people do, flight instructors, bloody marys in row 14, dead birds, kilometerage, sleek sports cars, three-masted ships, downright silly questions, we are the world, three questions, devolution, and subconning.

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