Episodes: 2 Columns

S3 E6: Two Year Anniversary – Show Memories & Advice from a Pro – our guest Romaine Patterson

Darren invites Romaine Patterson into the ASYLUM, and Joe Jordan returns again. And of course Jen is with us. Romaine shares her DNR show headaches (Mark from MN) and how they have helped people (Mark from MN) and one of her most embarrassing DNR moments (Glory Holes). Darren shares his most embarrassing DNR moment (forgetting...

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S3 E5: Memory Lane – replaying Asylum’s FIRST episode Feb 19 2019. Wireless Home Audio with Sonos. Next week – our LIVE Anniversary Show!

Everything you ever wanted to know about how to get wireless speakers hooked up in your house, without the hassle of bluetooth. Sonos brand is the key element! Season 1 – Episode 1. Next week Feb 16th is our 2 year Anniversary Show, with a SURPRISE GUEST!

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S3 E4: Home Fitness Solutions during a Pandemic – versus risking the gym

Asylum has their welcomes back Joe Jordan back for a second run – and Jen leads the discussion, summarizing her in-person gym and exercise history and research into home fitness solutions including The Mirror, Tonal and Tempo. She decided on Tempo at $2200 plus $39 per month. Joe tells us about his desire to work...

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S3 E3: Cutting the Cord – Streaming Video Services

ASYLUM welcomes a new host, Joe Jordan, who shares his experiences Cutting His Own Cord (is that a thing?). He tried Sling, Hulu, and researched others. Darren has also researched YouTube TV. But the general consensus is for the Asylum gang, maybe it’s too soon to cut, due to imperfections with streaming. Tune in to...

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S3 E2: Flight Sim, Video Games and Oculus Quest 2 Virtual Reality with guest Kevin Vandenberg

Darren and Jen welcome back guest Kevin Vandenberg who tells us all about his new Virtual Reality gaming setup including the latest Microsoft Flight Simulator 2020 VR, which he paired with the latest Oculus Quest 2 All-In-One VR Headset. Kevin describes in detail his path to high tech gaming including playing one of the most...

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S3 E1: Audio System Advice, Cruise advice and Congressional Traitors, Oh My!

Sitting in for Jen is our guest host and fellow DNR listener Michael Pyle. Darren talks about his latest Sonos audio system connected to his new LG 65″ OLED TV, and Michael compares SIZES including his 65″, connected to his Yamaha receiver. Michael also explains the difference between 5.1 and 7.1 sound systems, and what...

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S2 E36: SONOS audio and a COVID Christmas!

Continuing on from last weeks conversation about OLED vs QLED TV’s, Darren and Jen summarize SONOS audio products and why they are awesome, and how you can integrate them with Alexa for voice commands. Darren takes a tangent and asks Jen about her childhood in Iran and versus the USA and discrimination she faced. Then...

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S2 E35: OLED vs QLED TVs and Gaming

LG OLED CX vs Samsung QLED models and which is best in different lighting, what to look for in a new high-end TV if you want to play PlayStation, XBox Series X or the latest PC video games. Features to seek include support for 4K, HDR with G-Sync @ 120Hz and HDMI 2.1 supporting 48Gbps....

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S2 E34: Trump’s last ditch election overturn effort predicted Jan 6th

Darren and Jen celebrate Biden’s electorial win – while also discussing Trumps continuous attempts at overriding the will of the people, to become the USA’s first Dictator. We predict his final attempt will be Jan 6th when congress convenes to ratify the results. Trump will have some of his Republican buddies object to at least...

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S2 E33: Medical and hospital visits during a Pandemic

Oh what sad tale Darren weaves – from his mother-in-law getting knee replacement surgery in one hospital and his father-in-law the same day in a different hospital for being winded, and then Darren being in the hospital for chest pains. My what a Thanksgiving Week he’s had. Darren made notes of what he observed during...

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S2 E31: DNR Tech Guys

Jen & Darren speak to the DNR tech men Arafat and Kevin. Arafat tells us about his experience creating the DNR App and what you can expect, in addition to what’s up in his life. Kevin also shares what he’s up to with the phone system and show specific numbers. Darren also shares his experience...

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S2 E32: Pfizer and Moderna COVID-19 Vaccine Trial Participants talk about their experiences

A few days ago, Darren shared on his Facebook Post, that he’s in Pfizer’s Phase 3 Covid-19 Vaccine Trial. And on this episode, he shares his experience while Jen ponders if this will lead to Darren growing horns, black wings, or just kicking the bucket early. Also joining The Asylum is guest Sahel Chen who...

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