This is a podcast about this, that and the other. My takes on life, society, politics, and whatever else happens to cross my mind. Regular segments on Cooking, moving out, stupidity, and other themes. There will be interviews about everything from movies to restaurants, dinner to drinks, games to sports.....this is starting to sound like a date, isn't it? If you want to be a guest or recommend one let me know. If there is something you want us to talk about just send a message. It's all fair game and it HAS to be said.
In this interview I talk with Dr. Katherine Sheffield, host of A Few Bad Apples podcast. We talk about dealing with the pandemic, stupid people, police transparency and reform, and a bit about the process of moving to paradise.
Featured podcast this week is Film Rage. Find them where ever you get your podcast fix. You won't regret it.
Also two people entered the contest, so nobody wins. I'll reach out to the two who did enter to express my gratitude.
#supportindiepodcasting #supporttransparancy #takethewarninglablesoff
In this episode I give my take on a certain athlete I find to be severely over rated, and his particularly obnoxious and irresponsible use of his status and break down some things we are all overlooking about officer involved shootings. Also I address the contest that literally two people actually replied to and something I am looking forward to.
The promo for this episode is for the Thrice Cursed podcast. A true crime and paranormal podcast hosted by Rebekkah Rosewood. Yet another True Crime show that I listen to despite not wanting to admit that I am into true crime.
#supportindiepodcasts #podernfamily #rogueroostermediagroup
This episode features Lizz, one half of the fantastic You Should Have Ghosted true crime podcast. Lizz and I discuss mental health, stupid people, and the zen of potato, among other things. We had a blast recording this episode and I hope you all enjoy listening to it.
Promo spot for Terrified and Tipsy
#supportindiepodcasts #podernfamily #mentalhealthawareness #phuckyourfeelings #berniesmittens
Another officer involved shooting. Another tragedy. Another "mass shooting." This one hit close to home for me. I had family that was there. Was it someone snapping or a beef between individuals with no consideration for bystanders? They are not saying yet. Now is not the time to push agendas. Now is not the time to keep driving a divide deeper into this country. This is not a time to try and push your beliefs onto others, in case you haven't noticed by now that doesn't work. We need to look at the root of the problems, not the symptoms. We need to be aware of how this will be used to drive policies and plans with out actually fixing anything. Also, in a lighter note I answer some Q & A questions after the break. Being serious all the time is unhealthy.
A shout out to the podcasters that submitted questions for me to answer. Film Rage Podcast, Weird Distractions Podcast, Name Taken Podcast. They are all good shows that you should be checking out.
#growup #Stoptheviolence #supportindiepodcasts #WTFpeople
In this episode I am going to go a little further into a matter that has brought me some flack from both sides. I know shocker right? The simple fact of the matter is the world is not black and white. Trying to cram things into boxes never really works and people need to start seeing things from a more open perspective. And honestly coming at me with your definition of an absolute is never going to work out the way you play it out in your head. Ever.
Featured Podcast spot this week : The Culture Quest Podcast: Part of @allthenetwork We're on a quest to become cultured! We try to enjoy pop culture milestones or anything that's way out of our comfort zones! culturequestpodcast.com
#ACAB #backtheblue #youareallwrong #PEOPLEAREPEOPLE #Uniformsdontdefinepeople
So in this episode I am going to talk about the trend of shooting thirty second videos for the likes on the internet. And some changes coming to the program that I happen to be excited about. And a promo spot for a show that I listen to and you all should be too.
Campfire Classics. A Literary Comedy Podcast. Hosts Ken & Heather try to read those books that look good on your shelf, a laugh a lot along the way. Seriously I haven't listened to an episode I haven't enjoyed yet.
#roguerooster #podernfamily #supportindependentpodcasters #ithinkimstartingtogetit #maybe #reels #nevergonnagetit
More whack jobs are doing whack job things. Asian hate is a thing, and I will touch on it, but I am not Asian and can't speak to the experience If you want to hear a better take on it from somebody check out this link. www.thedumbfounddeadpod.com They say it better than I ever could.
Want to donate? go to https://aapifund.org/ Cant donate? Just be decent. If you see something shitty happening, speak up shitty people are usually cowards.
In this episode I will talk about what I have an issue with the people who are using these tragedies to push their agenda, particularly the gun-grabbers. If you want to address the issue lets talk mental health instead.
Also some things I'm excited about and another endorsement for the indie podcast community. Seriously why not come out and play with us?
Featured Podcast spot : We Get Dubbed Podcast :An Anime Podcast that hits harder than a Goku gut punch #stopasianhate #wtfpeople
Here is the super special bonus I promised. The second half of the conversation I had with the ladies of Tabooze. Music, Work, Social Commentary, we got it all.
Pod Promo Geek Peak
#podernfamily #supportindiepodcasts #TFamIdoingwrong
So for my second ever guest episode I spoke with the awesome ladies of Tabooze. I say it in the episode, I'm gonna say it again here. You need to be listening to these ladies. Talking about the things we aren't, but should be. Often with drinks in hand, so of course we get along. Also this went WAY long so it is a two part-er. The second half will drop on Friday, in a super special bonus episode. And we talk about all kinds of stuff. Literally nothing is off the table. I hope you enjoy this as much as I enjoyed recording it.
Tabooze : https://linktr.ee/Tabooze
Promo spot for Nerdy Bitches Podcast
Ok, so the government finally decided to give us some more of our kid's tax money. What should we do? Go to some local spot and get a bite? Support a locally owned business and keep the cash local? NO!! Of course not, lets all haul ass to the closest big box store and grab up all the shite we cannot afford and really don't need. Also who in the hell still cares about the "royal" family. And WHY? seriously if you do please let me know why. Try and make it make sense for me, I'm begging you.
Podcast spot : I saw it on Linden Street. “I Saw It On Linden Street” is dedicated to the joy of appreciating cult films, exploitation oddities, beloved classics & all points between. Join Chris today!
#podernfamily #theAPODalypse #shoplocal #supportindiepodcasts #seriouslyanyonewanttoteachmehashtags?
In this episode I discuss International Women's Day. Relax keyboard warriors, there is no need to get yer knickers in a knot. How about you actually listen to the episode before you jump to conclusions and go off all half-cocked. Nimrods.
Podcast spot The BroKast Podcast- No not that kind of bro. Actual brothers that have a podcast.
Now accepting applications for collaborations
#podernfamily #supportindiepodcasts #internationalwomensday
Ok so after last week this may seem a little redundant but come on, Dr. Seuss? Really? Also Mr Potato head and a few other thoughts, along with a thought to the people recovering down south.
Featured Podcast Film Rage. Go check em out.
#supportindiepods #cancelcultureistoxic #acceptance #stopbeingshitty
So it's time to talk cancel culture, again. Seriously why am I still having to say this. People need to pull their heads out
Featured podcast : Hops Geek Part of the @hopsnews network. Mash and Hoppy discuss news, tv shows, comics, and movies all the while drinking delicious beers. New episodes every Tuesday! https://linktr.ee/HopsNews You know I love beer and podcasts so this makes sense.
#podernfamily #apodcalypse #supportindiepodcasts
So in this episode I am going to discuss the second impeachment of the former president of the United States, and some of it's implications for the people of this nation. Also assholes with big trucks and expensive toys dealing with the blizzards. And a very special thank you for one of my fellow indie podcasters.
The featured podcast this episode is Cheers to Comics. A three times per week look at the art that is the world of comic books.
#podlift #supportindiepodcasts #podernfamily #podnation #amihashtagingrightyet #stopbeingstupid
In this episode we have a couple of quick takes of a few subjects. We have a moron, a sporketball game, and the future of our country. We also have my thoughts on the future of the country, so check that out too
This episode's promo will be LIVE with Bigbruh. It is a quick take show with a guy who spits his truths and keeps it real and un-cut. Kind of a kindred spirit if you will. Check him out. The episodes are fairly quick so you can squeeze a couple in a day.
#podlift #podernfamily #supportindiepods #somebodywannadothisforme
Well in this episode I'm talking about a few things about finance in the new year. The lottery hitting a record win for some lucky SOB in Michigan, the stock market learning about the power of the internet, and supporting independent creators.
Featured podcast Ye Olde Crime Podcast. You know the drill, go check em out where ever you are getting your podcast fix.
So in this episode I am going to talk a bit about one of the original sins, if that is the kind of thing you believe in anyway. Personally I don't always think pride is a bad thing, but there are good kinds, and less good. Guess which ones I focus on. Seriously, it can be an uncomfortable matter, but that's the whole point, isn't it?
Featured Podcast: Not Before Coffee. A rather charming lady's talks about everything from literature and films, to dealing with depression and anxiety. But never before coffee. Available where ever you get your ear hole's fix.
#podcastlife #supportindypodcasters #podcasts #pridebeforethefall #seriouslysomebodywannadotheseforme
This episode contains an announcement from....well me honestly, about a change to the program and then my thoughts about the upcoming four years. Lets face it there are not a lot of surprises when it comes to what I think about this mess. I promise the changes will get away from politics to at least some extent. Thanks everyone for your continued support
Promoted Podcast: Murder Up North. A show from across the pond. Available where ever you get your podcast fix.
#Stillranting #stilldontgetit #podcasts #supportindependentpodcasts
You ever overhear something that just pisses you off? By now you know I do, and today I want to address something that really just irks the hell out of me. It is something I never understood and particularly in today's times it is an attitude that just seems SO self absorbed that it just raises my ire. Also I will address something that is happening, and it is not something I feel good about. It is real, it is dangerous, and it is getting worse.
Today's featured podcast spot is A Few Bad Apples. It is a great true crime program that ends with a positive example that is in my regular listening rotation, and it should be in yours too. Available where ever you are getting your podcast fix.
#podlifting #supportindypodcasts #growTFup #stillmostlikelydoingitwrong #FFSknockitoff
In this episode we are going to step back from the politics for a bit, and talk about some things we can do to take better care of ourselves in the coming year. Also I recommend a musician I think you all need to check out and a whole butt load of other podcasts you should give a listen to. These are the people getting me through my days and I want to share them with you.
Promoted podcast spot: Page Turners and Button Mashers. Where ever you stream your audio goodies.
#2021 #newyearsameme #somebodyteachmehashtags
Look, I'm probably as sick of talking about politics as you are of hearing about them. Unfortunately until things settle down in this country it will be something that is on my mind. But this episode will touch on a slightly broader base as well as we will discuss some of the issues when capitalism and politics travel in the same handcart.
The featured podcast promo this episode is the Hush Hush Society Conspiracy hour on twitter @HHSConspiracy and available where ever you get your podcast fix.
#2020month13 #frigginpandemic #stilldontgethashtags
2021 is off to the rocky start we expected. In this episode I will be discussing the expected and actual fallout of the January 6th run off election and the dumb stuff that followed the announcement of the results. Also I drop a little info about another project I have gotten involved in that I hope everyone checks out.
Promo spot for this episode is Geesebumps a comedy podcast where two docs and a regular guy talk about what was a lot of our favorite series growing up.
Twitter @Geesebumps_Pod available where ever you get your podcast fix.
In another shorter episode I talk about a problem that happens every year. The idiots who forget how to drive in the snow. Seriously if you live anywhere it snows you know exactly what I'm talking about. Happy New Year everyone, here is to hoping that 2021 is better for us all. There is a lot of exciting stuff in the works and I hope you will follow along with it.
Featured podcast in this episode is You should have ghosted. A true crime online dating program hosted by two ladies who are a ton of laughs. You really should check them out.
Twitter @ghostedpod and where ever you get your podcasts. Go check them out.
#2021 #newyearnewBS #Shutupanddrive #stuffgoeshereIguess
HAPPY NEW YEAR EVERYONE!!
This is the second part of my conversation with Ariel Cooksey of the Malice True Crime Podcast. We had a lot of fun talking to each other, and I hope that you have fun listening to it. In this episode we discuss criminal justice, panhandling, southern-isms, and service industry life. I hope ya'll enjoy it. And if you might want to be the next guest please feel free to reach out to me, we can talk.
#2021 #NewYearNewEverything #MALICE #ArielCookseyRocks #IStillgottalearnhashtags
This is an abbreviated episode with a little thought on the year that we are FINALLY putting to rest, as well as a little of my hopes and plans for the future. Thank you to everyone who has been listening, and I hope going forward to continue to grow and develop the program. Happy New Year everyone. Here's to seeing you in 2021.
This episode's featured podcast is Nopeville. A podcast lead by two ladies who guide you through all the things that will make you say NOPE! True crime, paranormal stuff, and other assorted horrors. Please check them out, they do a fine job.
This is the first part of my first interview, featuring Ariel Cooksey the host of the true crime podcast Malice. Ariel is an amazing person. She is super smart and very passionate about what she does. This was my first real interview with someone I haven't already known and it was so much fun. I really hope everyone enjoys listening to it as much as I enjoyed doing it. And I can't say enough times, go check out Malice, where ever you get your podcast fix.
In this episode I talk about the trends on social media of people pushing MLM projects as a way to either supplement or replace their income. When is it ok, and when is it bull? Also I will address a disturbing thing that happens around holidays that I think needs to stop and kind of lay out my plans for the rest of the year and the beginning of what is hopefully a better year for us all in 2021.
Featured pod spot: Twisted & Uncorked
#somebodyexplainhashtagstome #2020goodridance #podcast #MLM #adoptdontshop
There is nothing wrong with praying for someone or keeping someone in your thoughts. But do you need to make social media posts about every damn thing that pops up in the news all around the world and hash tag it? What do you think? And we will address some of the finer points of what to do after you have moved into your new place.
Show promo this episode is the For Nerds By Nerds podcast. For all your nerdy needs. Seriously go check them out.
@fnbnpodcast on twitter and where ever you find your podcasts.
#stillprobaballydoingitwrong #thoughts #prayers #thoughts&prayers #STFUallready
This is an episode where I am going to discuss people who offer up their two pennies, weather or not it is wanted, or even appropriate. Also I want to talk about being decent to each other and not letting this dumpster fire of a year ruin our relationships with each other.
Podcast promo : Riddle Me That! A well executed true crime show.
In this episode I will address the issue I take with the societal trend of apologizing for things that you had nothing to do with. And on the lighter side I make a few suggestions for the up coming holidays.
Podcast Spot: Infect!ous Groove Podcast
#solong2020goodridance #lessapologizing #shoplocal #supportsmallbusiness #
In this episode I am addressing a topic submitted in the facebook group for the podcast, and am delivering my take on what I think about it and what I think it will take to preserve this union.
Podcast spot for Misfits and Mysteries
#2020 #podcast #unitedstates #Istilldontknowwhatimdoingwiththese
In this episode I take a run at something that came up this past week, and kind of set me off. I am not a fan of the phrase toxic masculinity but in this case it fits, although I really still just prefer the term douchebag. And we are entering the end of the year and the holidays are around the corner, so I have an idea I want to share with everyone.
Food comas, and mass consumerism. What else can we talk about the day after we show how thankful we are for everything by gorging ourselves and passing out. Only to rise and go forth in search of bargain basement deals in the name of being done being thankful for what we have in the name of getting more.
#2020 #covidsucks #blackfriday #shoplocal #supportsmallbuisness #coffeeisgood #AmIdoingitrightyet
In this episode I am still playing with formatting so bear with me. First off we will look at the impending holiday and some thoughts I have had relating to that and the impact of COVID19 and everything else going on this year. Then a little recommendation section where I talk about something I didn't realize I was going to develop a taste for. Lastly to bring things full circle we will touch briefly on the day after turkey day, the infamous black Friday spending bonanza
#2020sucks #Happythanksgiving #Blackfriday #shoplocal #amidoingitrightyet
In this episode I am going to be changing things up a bit and playing with the format a bit so please bear with me and let me know what you think of the changes. In the first part of the episode I am going to talk about something simple, gratitude. It is such a little thing with such a big impact, and it's pretty shitty that it is not as common as it should be. In the second part of the episode I am going to address something that was proposed by one of the listeners in one of our social media groups, Thanksgiving is around the corner and we are going to talk about cooking for the upcoming festivities, if that is what we want to call them this year.
#2020stillsucks #Thanksgiving #gratitude #Istilldontgethashtags #amIdoingitright
In this episode I will be talking about the resurgence of the Karens in the world, and what I think it means, and more importantly what we can do about it. Also I touch briefly on the extreme sides of the two primary political ideologies here in the good old USofA, as well as a short Aaron recommends segment with some other shows I would suggest checking out and a couple more local restaurants that could use your support.
Country Blaze BBQ : 25445 S Pheasant Drive, Suite K Channahon, IL 60410 (815) 255-7278, www.countryblazebarbecue.com
Pesciolino Osteria : 25445 Pheasant Ln #8839, Channahon, IL (815)255-6901, www.pesciolinoosteria.com
#shoplocal #2020sucks #isitoveryet #stopthekarens #Istillreallydontgethashtags
There is still nothing official in the election, every legal move is being made to drag the damn thing out. As expected. A lot of us are still sitting at home with out any idea when we will get back to work. Economic relief is still nowhere in sight. Things are not anywhere near back to normal, and the new normal sucks. But it's been a couple of days since the last disaster and maybe it is time to discuss something that has been on my mind and nerves for a while now. Maybe COVID has an upside? It's something to talk about anyway
Getting the most bang for our buck is something we all can stand to do, with times being what they are. This episode contains some of the things I have found to help maintain a decent quality of life with out breaking the bank. Tips that can be useful for people out on their own for the first time or trying to deal with being broke for the first time, this is the voice of experience here.
#2020 #stretchyourdollar #oldbrokenotnewbroke
In this episode I discuss some cooking things that are seasonal, and something I think about a lot. We are going to talk about grilling. Just because it is fall doesn't mean you have to deny yourself the joy that is grilling. And while we are at it why not talk about some unconventional things to grill? Don't mind if I do.
Honestly this is my take on what I think is coming. I don't pretend to know who is going to win, but I bet that it gets challenged, regardless. So I am going to talk about that, and about what I think we all need to do after the dust settles. This stuff needs to be said. We need to do better, we need to act better, we need to focus on what is really important.
#2020election, #election2020, #everyvotecounts, #dobetter, #bebetter, #savetherestaurants, #saveourstages, #saveourchildren
In this episode I will discuss the general decline in basic manners in American society today. I touch on a couple of the causes and give my usual two pennies, along with a couple of brief anecdotes.
This is an episode containing my thoughts regarding something that is hitting a lot of us right now, and my feelings about it and some thoughts on how people are dealing with the situation
You've done it, I've done it too, we're all guilty of it. The free exchange of ideas is a fantastic concept. In this episode I discuss what we got instead, and some of the ways I think we can address it. Some of the things we need to do to deal with each other, and our selves.
I did the Paqui one chip challenge over the past weekend with my buddy Mike. We recorded it on his live stream, the link will be at the bottom of these notes. So doing this viral challenge thing got me thinking about viral challenges and the mentality behind them, and what is here is my thoughts on the matter. And for what it's worth this was my very first viral anything for an internet thing, so there is that. anyway if you decide to watch the video be warned, we went the distance so it is a lengthy one, but the good stuff is from about the six minute mark to about the 25 minute mark.
This is the episode about small business and shopping locally.
Here is a list of the businesses mentioned in the episode. If you could give them your patronage, that would be awesome.
South East Wisconsin:
Longshot Vinyl :316 6th St. Racine, WI www.longshotvinyl.com, www.facebook.com/longshotvinyl
The Noble : 704 S. 2nd St. Milwaukee, WI (414)243-4997 www.nobleprovisions.com, www.facebook.com/TheNobleMKE
Coming up Roses Cleaning and Organizing : 7520 39th Ave, Kenosha, WI (262) 748-6978, https://www.facebook.com/cominguprosescleaningandorganizing
Kenosha Fusion : 5014 7th Ave, Kenosha, WI (708) 217-8030, www.kenoshafusion.com, www.facebook.com/kenoshafusion
Aimee Crucianelli - Success Team Realty : (262) 577-4110, www.aimeecrucianelli.exprealty.com
Entimate Dinners : (225) 763-1153, www.Entimatedinners.com, www.facebook.com/entimatedinners
The Healing Spirit Wellness Spa : 105 E. Main St. Morris, IL (815) 513-5686, www.thehealingspirit2.com
Country Blaze BBQ :25445 S Pheasant Drive, Suite K Channahon, IL 60410 (815) 255-7278, www.countryblazebarbecue.com
In this episode I discuss a disturbing trend in our world today about both the massive desire for and complete lack of understanding of respect. Everyone wants it, a lot of us aren't all that great at giving it out. A few thoughts on the hows and whys of the issue and my personal stance on the matter. And the usual stuff to go with it. Thanks for listening, please hit me up with any feedback you may have.
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This podcast contains a couple of updates for the listeners who are following along, a little information about where we are going and is the first episode that is based off of a topic that was suggested by an actual listener.
Here is the website that I am working on for the podcast
Please check it out and let me know what you think (I know it needs work)
Thanks for listening.
Ok so it's time to look at a few things to consider when you are looking for your first place. Things to physical look for and at in your new place. Things to consider that will make you life a little easier down the line.
In this episode I am basically laying out what I am planning for a future regular segment about cooking. A little bit of an overview about preparing meals at home for yourself and others. The following episodes in this theme will contain everything from step by step instruction in cooking techniques to recipes, tips, and shopping advice. I will be having guests to talk about cooking and food in general.
The first of what is going to be a regular segment on this podcast, offering advice, tips and tricks for people going out into the world to live on their own for the first time. Whether you are the one moving out or the parent of someone leaving the nest there will be something for everyone.
The title pretty much says it all, my take on a fairly recent development in the scheme of things. The ones who are real big behind their keyboards, and the issues I have with them.
A few things I am thinking about, some books, movies, music that I like and I think you guys might want to check out.
Encyclopedia Brown: https://open.spotify.com/artist/4P201Jpyp7XTUwPxErnA0L?si=o1iXomC-T0W0FL6nbeIQgA
Just a few thoughts on something we've all had to face at some point in our lives. Stupid people, stupid thoughts, stupid things and why they bother us so.
In this episode I am going to talk about the idea of being offended, my take on people getting offended, and I'll throw out a few things that you might find offensive.
Ok so this is some of my thoughts on hatred and prejudice. I promise I tried to keep it from getting too preachy, just my thoughts on the matter. Oh ya I figured out how to add in a listener support thing here if you feel so inclined. Or don't, you're still my friend. It's on the home page.
I added a website www.ihadtosayitpodcast.com
This is just a bit of a bio. A blurb of an audio bit introducing myself and a bit of my background. Just in case you might want to know a little more about how I got to be who I am and think all the things that wind up here.