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Berner Phone #37: Life Before Smartphones

Berner Phone

Hannah Berner and Des Bishop

Comedy Interviews, Stand-up, Comedy

4.4 • 5.5K Ratings

🗓️ 18 April 2024

⏱️ 67 minutes

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This week we're throwing it back to a simpler time - when your ex of 20 years couldn't add you on Facebook, your boss couldn't contact you after 5pm, and your favorite show couldn't be spoiled.

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0:00.0

Hi It's Hannah Burner and Des Bishop. Thanks for calling the Burner phone. If you leave a message after the tone, we may have to make it into a podcast. What's up my little dialers?

0:16.0

Des is very excited about the prompt today.

0:19.0

I mean, it was very well responded to.

0:22.0

That's all I can say, and come on this is this is a topic that I love

0:26.4

You know I don't want everyone to be like this is such a des topic because I actually thought of it

0:31.2

I actually thought of it just so you know but you have a roll the tapes

0:35.8

I said we should do something about nostalgia you said do something nostalgic yeah

0:40.7

and okay so we it was it collaborative a collaborative process and I think it was it was definitely a very strong response from the dialers

0:51.5

well the question was, the prompt was before.

0:57.0

I think I'm going to have to look after.

1:00.0

By the way, we're recording at 8 p.m. tonight and

1:02.7

Hannah has been out with her friends and I'm feeling a lack of focus here from

1:06.6

the young burner. It was what do you miss about the world before smartphones?

1:11.1

Life before smartphones.

1:12.4

And it's interesting because I got my first smartphone.

1:15.0

Well, I got a BlackBerry in college.

1:17.0

I don't think that really counts.

1:19.0

No, I mean, that's the transition.

1:21.0

Blackberry is like a transition.

1:22.0

It's a gateway

1:23.0

a great forgotten isn't it I think there's a documentary out of at the moment about

1:25.9

blackberry yeah it's not it's like a movie movie but it's I just remember

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