Does Anybody Really Know What Time It Is?



It’s the morning of the Daylight Savings Time “Spring forward” time change. There is always a lot of confusion, a lot of arguments and… a lot of resentment.

Privacy concerns dominate the news, with the FBI admitting (finally) that it has continued to purchase data from cell phone providers. At the same time, a nonprofit Catholic group has also purchased VERY specific data from a specific App in order to out and to dox a very specific group that it does not like.

Do you grow or show? The Washington State Legislature weighs in and makes you say, WTF?


 

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DO NOT ALLOW THE BEAR ACCESS TO YOUR FOOD



According to a recent report, people who read The Lord of the Rings and 1984, are “more likely” to become “right wing extremists.” Unfortunately, the report had no information about middle aged men who follow crypto currency scams on Instagram.

Meanwhile, the National Park service has some advice in case of bears, and we are now living in the final hours before the world no longer has a History of the World Pt II… All that and more, this week on What The Frock with Rabbi Dave and Friar Rod…


He Touched the Ball with His Hands…



Good day, hosers! Rabbi Dave has returned from his voyage across the mighty Pacific Ocean! While he was gone, things changed… Dilbert got canceled, Project Veritas got rid of James O’Keefe, and even James Bond got rewritten to make him less… James Bond…

Turns out Coke and Pepsi are good for something’s, while telling people that we orbit the sun will get you thrown in jail.

All that and more today on What The Frock?


There, There…



A recent article ¬†has the Good Friar and the Rabbi discussing whether or not a sermon, written entirely by AI, can have any “soul,” whatever that means. Of course it dredges out the past for Dave and it turns out that he has no empathy. For anybody.

K.K. Rowling gets an apology, but it has a weird vibe to it. The military is shooting down balloons, but they ain’t West Taiwanese.

And in the ¬†audience participation segment, we have an HR nightmare of a set up…


 

Deep Fake UFOs



Recent developments in the world of AI have the good Friar and the Rabbi concerned about the things that might be coming in the future. It’s more than just using AI to create deep fakes that offend and outrage. In a politically charged atmosphere, how will you discern truth from the fake?

It appears to be open season on UFOs. The Pentagon told us that at least three have now been shot down. West Taiwanese satellites are now being used to put on laser light shows in Hawaii.

All that and more Burt Reynolds than you ever wanted this week on What The Frock?