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Think Funny

By Think Funny
Blowing your mind and tickling your funny bone. The guys discuss an interesting topic each week with their unique and hilarious thoughts.
Take a funny break and learn something new at the same time. You deserve it.
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This Week in History 10-31 to 11-6
It's a week in history.  This week, in fact.  
November 01, 2021
This Week in History 10-24 to 10-30
With guest host Jenni Donley!  This week, we discuss history for this week, in history.  You know how it is.  
October 25, 2021
This Week in History 10-17 to 10-23
This week.  History.  Put them together and what do you got?  The finest history podcast this side of the Mississip.  Or that side.  Or directly in the middle of the Mississip.   10-17 to 10-23.
October 18, 2021
This Week in History 10-10 to 10-16
My God.  It's this week in history.  It's got everything.  Everything I tell you. 
October 11, 2021
This Week in History 10-3 to 10-9
You know the deal.  Don't act like you don't.   Or do act like you don't.  But just, don't act like you don't in front of us.  We put a lot of work into these and it causes hurt feelings.   It's this week in history. 
October 04, 2021
This Week in History 9-26 to 10-2
It's everything.  Just every damn thing you need to know about history this week.  Minus the important stuff. 
September 26, 2021
This Week in History 9-19 to 9-25
Mitch Emerson returns to guest host this week in history!  Absolutely nothing you need to know about history this week. 
September 20, 2021
This Week in History 9-12 to 9-18
Absolutely everything you want to know about this week in history. 
September 13, 2021
This Week in History: 9-5 to 9-11
It's this week in history. 
September 06, 2021
This Week in History: 8-30 to 9-4
Everything that ever happened this week in history. 
August 30, 2021
This Week In History 8-23 to 8-29
Award-winning young adult author Chad Alan Gibbs joins the show to discuss this week in history! Check out Chad’s work at 8/23-8/29 Topics covered: The Human Fish / Stockholm Syndrome and Patty Hearst / William Wallace and Braveheart / RCA Indian Head Test Pattern / Old Wives Tales / Louis XVI / Pete Rose / Mount Vesuvius Pompeii Eruption and the Masturbating Man / Ray Caldwell / Alfred Eisenstaedt / Steve Guttenberg / Moonlight Graham and Field of Dreams / The Wizard of Oz and the Munchkins / The Berlin Wall / Friedrich Nietzsche / Women’s Suffrage and the 19th Amendment / Invention of the Hot Air Balloon / Ted Knight / President Lyndon Baines Johnson / Anglo Zanzibar War / Brannock Device / Worcestershire Sauce / Charlie McCarthy / Charles Spooner and Spoonerisms / US Bureau of Engraving and Printing
August 24, 2020
This Week In History 8-16 to 8-22
Writer and longtime friend Jordan Green joins the show to discuss this week in history! Check out Jordan’s work at Topics covered: National Roller Coaster Day / Elvis Presley / Charles Bukowski / Babe Ruth / Foul balls / Monica Lewinski and Bill Clinton / Mae West / David Koresh / Genghis Khan / Inventor of the parachute / Rogaine / Hurricane Bob / Eddie Gaedel and Bill Veeck / Abraham Lincoln duel / Groucho Marx / Alberta Williams King / Unicycling / Johan de Witt / Wilt Chamberlain / Steven Hillenburg and Spongebob Squarepants / Kenny Rogers / The Blood Countess Elizabeth Bathory / Mona Lisa / Melville Elijah Stone / Pope Gregory IX / The Baltic States
August 15, 2020
This Week in History 8-2 to 8-8
The history lesson continues.  Columbus sails, a Russian king obsesses over hairstyles, Nixon resigns, voters are suppressed, and the sad fate of Alfalfa, 
August 02, 2020
This Week In History 7-26 to 8-1
Special guest Tim Sheets joins the guys this week as they discuss all things in history from 7-26 to 8-1.
July 26, 2020
This Week In History 7-19 to 7-25
This week the guys discuss hollow earth, Circus Maximus, alien octopi, and a king who may or may not have been bald.  
July 18, 2020
This Week In History 7-12 to 7-18
Breaking Guinness records, breaking into the Queen's bedroom, a famous band breaking up on stage, and breaking a cat's heart.  All this and more in This Week In History July edition part III.   
July 12, 2020
This Week In History 7-5 to 7-11
All things in history this week.  Includes pugilistic bare-knuckle fighting, Elvis's first song, vice-presidential dueling, and setting off atomic bombs in space!
July 04, 2020
This Week In History 6-28 to 7-4
A brand new segment!  This week the guys tell you absolutely everything you need to know about what happened this week in history.   Also, Matt tells the 'phantom pooper' story of his time cleaning up aisles in a grocery store. 
June 28, 2020
Mitch Hedberg
This week we honor one of our favorite comedians, the late Mitch Hedberg.
June 11, 2020
The Future
What will life be like in the year 2080, and will Nate be around to see it?  Future tech, advancements, and ethics.  The guys get it all settled this episode. 
May 18, 2020
J.D. Salinger and The Catcher in the Rye
This week the guys discuss their favorite book and J.D. Salinger yells at them to get off his lawn (if you really want to know about it.)
May 12, 2020
Sports Bloopers
Just three dudes telling tales about legendary athletic feats.     
May 02, 2020
Covid Conspiracies
What exactly is happening to our world?  Are there things we aren't being told about the Coronavirus and its origins?  And who are they to tell us not to reopen our country?  Those are absolutely, without a doubt, three questions.  The Wuhan Tang Clan did it.  This week on the Think Funny Podcast.  
April 23, 2020
Get Rich Quick
We have an amazing business opportunity for you.  All you have to to is end up friendless and broke.   Listen and find out how!!!!  MLM's and Get Rich Quick Schemes, this week on The Think Funny Podcast. 
April 18, 2020
The Tiger King
It's got it all, murder, mayhem, rednecks, guns, tigers, politics... but that's The Think Funny Podcast, and we can't change who we are.   This week, The Tiger King!  
April 09, 2020
Larry David and the Impact of Seinfeld
This week we're feeling pretty, pretty, pretty good.  The guys examine the life and genius of Larry David, co-creator and visionary of Seinfeld and Curb Your Enthusiasm.    A face on the Mt. Rushmore of comedy and leader of the bald community... thanks LD. 
February 17, 2020
Men's Fashion
We at the Think Funny Podcast have a passion for fashion.*  We live it.*  We breathe it.*  Today, we dish about it.  Men's fashion.  It's our 50th episode baby. *Lies
February 02, 2020
Rush and the passing of Neil Peart
Think Funny Podcast host Nate Sadler shares his lifelong passion for Rush, along with reflections on their legendary drummer Neil Peart, and the very real impact an artist can have on their fans.   RUSH on!       
January 24, 2020
Aaron and Jenni are live from the Magic Kingdom this week with Nate and Matt joining in for an in depth and hilarious discussion of Disneyland. Thinking of going soon? Here's what you need to know and probably a lot you don't. 
January 12, 2020
Happy Holidays
Christmas time is here!  The guys share memories, history, and strange events from around the world. 
December 22, 2019
What's Up With That Duct Taped Banana Art?
Modern artist Maurizio Cattelan duct taped a banana to a wall at the Art Basel show in Miami and it sold for $120,000.  What's up with that?  The guys discuss the meaning of modern art and even some of their feelings.   
December 14, 2019
Jim Hope - Veteran television writer and producer
This week we are very honored to have Jim Hope on the show.  Jim has worked in television as a writer and producer for over 30 years, receiving 3 Emmy nominations while working on a wide variety of our favorite shows.   Jim reflects on his career and provides an insider's look into the professional comedy writing life.  
December 04, 2019
Black Friday
Tis the season.  Learn about the history and crazy stories behind America's busiest shopping day.   
November 23, 2019
Hong Kong Protests
What are these Hong Kong protests about anyway?  This week the guys explore the history and recent developments in Hong Kong.  This is what democracy looks like.   
November 16, 2019
Mitch Emerson Part 2
The return of Los Angeles comedian and actor Mitch Emerson!  Mitch updates us on his recent commercial successes and opens up about a painful time in his life.  We also get into the weeds about smoking marijuana.   It's the second installment of the Mitch Emerson saga!  
November 10, 2019
Conan O'Brien
An episode all about the great Conan O'Brien.    
November 03, 2019
The Bilderberg Group
Join the guys this week as they discuss the mysterious Bilderberg Meeting, an annual four day gathering of the world's richest and most powerful people that no one outside the group knows anything about.    Oh it's real, they actually have a website.  Put your conspiracy hats on.  
October 20, 2019
Should We Pay College Athletes?
Should the NCAA allow college athletes to make money?  A new California Pay-For-Play law could change everything we know about college sports.   Check out in this in-depth commentary from three amateurs.  
October 13, 2019
Getting Old
Do you really want to live forever?  Check out this week's show as the guys discuss the possibility of immortality.  Also tune in to hear if Nate finally does that elusive chin up.  (Spoiler: He doesn't.) 
October 05, 2019
The Office
Jim, Dwight, Pam, Michael, bears, beets, Battlestar Galactica and much more.  This week the guys cover little known facts about The Office and play the worst solo of any instrument ever recorded.   
September 28, 2019
The Mandela Effect
Remember the Berenstein Bears, Kit-Kat, and the Monopoly Man with the monocle?  Actually you don't.  Those things never existed.  We promise.  Prepare to have your mind blown.  This week the guys delve into the weird and wild Mandela Effect! 
September 21, 2019
Climate Change
Ch Ch Cha Changes.  Is climate change real?  Is it a hoax created to get us all showering less and eating granola more?  Is the world coming to an end?  Will you at least get a tan?  Find out this week as the guys delve into global weirding.  
September 15, 2019
Elvis Lives!
The King never dies.  That's right, this week we talk all things Elvis with our very special guest Chuck Hoffman, an old friend and big-time Elvis fan.  Let's shake, rattle, roll, and tcb, baby! 
August 25, 2019
Jenni interviews Aaron and he plays some of his jokes
This week is a little different as we invite Jenni Donley (Aaron's wife) to host the show, ask Aaron a few questions, and play some of his jokes.  Thanks for listening!
August 11, 2019
Storming Area 51
They can't stop all of us!  This week we examine the secrets of Area 51, Bob Lazar, and the viral phenomenon that has 3 million people lined up to storm the place.  We'll be there, will you? 
August 02, 2019
OJ Simpson Is On Twitter
This week the guys give OJ the juice!  We discuss OJ's recent Twitter presence and the case.  Podcasting so awesome it's like getting away with murder. 
July 27, 2019
The Fake Moon Landing Hoax That Definitely Did Or Did Not Happen
It's been 50 years since the world gathered as one to watch some Hollywood back-lot footage of two actors in space suits.  Wait..  
July 20, 2019
You gotta know when to hold 'em.  Or better yet -know when to walk away and when to run.  Let's talk gambling. 
July 15, 2019
The End of the World
Let's talk about the end of the world as we know it.  We feel, well I wouldn't say "fine," more like "not too shabby".   Listen as the guys discuss failed end time prophecies, the destruction of the known universe, and Steve Guttenberg.
July 05, 2019
The Man
The Man got you down?  Yeah, tell us about it.  Or we'll tell you about it, on this week's show. 
June 27, 2019
Short Stories
Hello everyone!  This week we had some scheduling conflicts so it's a shorter episode with just Aaron sharing a few of his stories. Thanks!  :) 
June 23, 2019
Small Town Living
The guys go back to their small town Iowa roots.  This evenin' just meet em' down at the Quick Stop and we'll all get a slice of pizza and rent a video tape.  
June 16, 2019
Gun Control and The Second Amendment
The guys discuss their right to bare arms and a little thing called the Dickey Amendment.  
June 08, 2019
The Confederate Flag
Does the Confederate Flag have a place in modern day America?  Did it ever have a place?  This week them ol' Donley and Sadler boys get to talking about the stars and bars. 
June 01, 2019
Weight Weight Don't Tell Me
This week the guys spill the beans, (and then eat them), on what its like being men in their 40's dealing with weight gain, body image, and having to sneak pudding cups.   
May 26, 2019
Comedy Writer Alan Johnson
This week we are honored to have the very funny and talented Alan Johnson on the show.  Alan is a comedy writer and host of the awesome podcast, "On Comedy Writing," where he interviews today's top comedy writers working on late night television, SNL, network/cable tv, theater, and film.  Alan has also spent time performing and writing at the UCB Theater in Los Angeles and just finished his MFA from NYU in dramatic writing. Find out more about Alan:  @therealalaskj on Twitter:  @Dougaryman on Instagram:  Listen to Alan's show "On Comedy Writing":  Thanks!
May 16, 2019
Aaron is live from a beach in Los Cabos!   Nate and Matt discuss vacation stories of yesteryear!  Enjoy!
May 04, 2019
The Cold War
This week the guys answer Alphaville's question, "Are you going to drop the bomb or not?"  There's also stories of nuclear drills in elementary school and how in 1984 people just wanted to dance.  What I'm trying to say is, if I can change, and you can change, maybe everybody can change.  (Credit: Rocky IV).   
April 27, 2019
The Spanish Inquisition
 Not what you expected?  Join the heresy this week as the guys discuss The Spanish Inquisition!  We guaranty listening is anything but torture.  Plus, Aaron walks through the Seattle airport listening to hipsters.  
April 20, 2019
Time Travel Baby
Great Scott!  The guys go back to the future, discussing the scientific basis for time travel, how it works in movies, and Aaron tells a little known story about killing baby Hitler.   Roads?  Where we're going we don't need roads.  
April 13, 2019
Comedian Mitch Emerson
This week the guys sit down with the very funny and talented L.A.. comic Mitch Emerson!   Mitch tells stories of grinding it out in the comedy and acting trenches doing extra work, open mics, improv groups, TV commercials, and a recent appearance on Mental Samurai with Rob Lowe, all while hosting karaoke in Koreatown and driving Uber.   Fans of the show will get to know Mitch as we will be checking in with him from time to time.  Trust us, this guy is going places. (Beyond just where Uber customers tell him to go.)  Check it out!      
April 06, 2019
Yacht Rock!
The guys set sail for smoother waters this week with the likes of Michael McDonald, Kenny Loggins, Christopher Cross, and so many other fools in love... You better believe it's gonna be a cool night.   All aboard for Yacht Rock!  
March 27, 2019
Memes Part Deux :) :)
The guys recap on their wild test week of meme creating.   Which memes soared and which plummeted to an early death?  To see all the memes they made this week visit  
March 15, 2019
Let's Talk Memes :)
The guys give the rundown on the deeper meaning behind internet memes.  There's also a Think Funny review of the top 25 posts on Reddit this week, and Aaron talks about his first time doing stand-up... which included bombing in front of a disapproving Santa Claus.    
March 09, 2019
Sea Monsters!
The Loch Ness Monster, Ogopogo, we may even release a Kraken!   Plus, Aaron went to a Justin Timberlake concert. 
March 03, 2019
The Nerd Life
The guys discuss their adventures and misadventures in trying to be popular and/or accepting the nerd lifestyle.  Plus an answer as to what was in Nate's briefcase he carried to elementary school!    
February 16, 2019
Fatherhood with Toby Walsh
The PLB File is privileged this week to have Toby Walsh of on the show.  Toby is a father of 5 who writes and speaks on the topic of fatherhood.  He also hosts a great podcast with his 9 year old daughter called, "The Daddy Daughter Dance."  Check out his work at and thanks for listening!
February 08, 2019
You want to understand physics, you study Einstein.  You want to know basketball, you watch tapes of Jordan.  You want to know what it's like to go prematurely bald... you've come to the right place.   Aaron, Nate, and Matt understand.  Oh, do they understand. 
February 01, 2019
The Beatles
Join John, Paul, George, Ringo, Nate, Matt, and Aaron on a magical mystery tour.  This week the guys come down with a case of Beatlemania.  (And the only cure is more Ringo.) 
January 24, 2019
The Zodiac Killer - Arthur Leigh Allen
The guys decode the mystery of America's most notorious unsolved serial killer.  No bologna was harmed during the making of this podcast. 
January 19, 2019
Tobacco and Vaping
The guys take on big tobacco and the Juul craze all the cool kids are talking about. 
January 12, 2019
Ancient Aliens
Are we alone?  The guys figure it out while talking Ancient Aliens, Pumapunku, The Sphinx, and the Antikythera Mechanism.  
January 05, 2019
President Donald Trump
In this episode the guys make America great again.
December 28, 2018
Baseball Cards, a history including Gary Scott and 88’ Donruss
Misadventures in collecting cards in the 80's.
December 21, 2018
Lee Harvey Oswald and the JFK Assassination
Latest episode of The Pickle Loaf Bologna File
December 07, 2018
The Great War - World War 1
Well it’s our first episode and it’s about the start of World War 1.
November 28, 2018