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Lex, Buds & Pick ‘n Roll

Lex, Buds & Pick ‘n Roll

By Brandon Boyd
Humorous commentary and witty points of view on UK Sports, Kentucky news, and all things that matter to the citizens of the Commonwealth. We want to be the voice of every average fan and Joe in the Bluegrass.
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Lex, Buds & Pick ‘n Roll

Ep. 75 - UK/UL, Granny Kicked Out of Hotel, Speak Your Piece, New Variant, UK BBall
Another day, another episode full of fun and celebrating a bog victory over UL!
December 1, 2021
Ep. 74 - UK BBall/Football, Papa Johns Rebrand, Reed Sheppard, Free Trash Pick Up
Taking some UK BBall and Trash Pick up service. That’s how we roll!
November 23, 2021
Ep. 73 - Best Lines from Comedy Movies, UK BBall Wrapup, Hazard Punishment, Football
We crack up during our third segment running through our favorite lines from comedy movies.
November 17, 2021
Ep. 72 - UK/Miss State, Hazard High School Drama, UK BBall, Poptarts Lawsuit
Let’s just say a couple of the topics on this episode made us a little uncomfortable. Let us know how you felt hearing it!
November 3, 2021
Ep. 71 - Scariest Movie Scenes, UK Football Thoughts, Shortage of Groceries, Mitch and Beer
After some brief family trips, we are back and ready to roll!
October 28, 2021
Ep. 70 - Greatest TV Theme Songs, UK/South Carolina, Microchip Mandate, Tiger King Season 2
September 27, 2021
Ep. 69 - Stupid TIKTOK Trend, UK/Chattanooga Recap, Man Shoots at Aliens, UK BBall Recruits, Tacos
Another week, another crazy show where we solve the worlds problems. Or not.
September 20, 2021
Ep. 68 - UK/Mizzou Recap, Divorce Court Drama, Govt. Mandates, China Bans Games, Stupid Debates
We celebrate UK’s first SEC win of the year and discuss some of the weird and wild news from all over the world.
September 13, 2021
Ep. 67 - UK/ULM Football Recap, The Office/Seinfeld Censored, Speak Your Piece, McDonalds Probe
It’s always fun to have a show right after a big UK football win. We share our thoughts on the game and the biggest news of the day!
September 6, 2021
Ep. 66 - UK Football Preview, Jeopardy’s Host Issue, Nirvana Baby Sues, UofL Disaster, Afghanistan
We are back in studio for a fun show. We discuss the fun, the weird, the sad, and end on our Wheel of Stupid Debtaes. It’s a full show to say the least.
August 30, 2021
Ep. 65 - Guilty Pleasure Movies, UK Names Starting QB, Long John Silvers Gone, BBall Rant, Masks
After a month of not doing a show in studio we are back and ready to hit the ground running. In this episode we cover sports, politics, food, and finally answer the age old question: What are our favorite guilty pleasure movies? Stay tuned, its a good one.
August 16, 2021
Ep. 64 - Texas/OK to SEC, Dolly Parton Playboy, Fauci Feud, Cleveland Indians New Name,Deion Sanders
Before we take a short two week vacation we decided to go all out on this one. Lots of great discussion. We will see all of you when we return. Got a get one last vacation in before the kids go back to school!
July 26, 2021
Baby Daddy Drama in Lex, Masks in Schools?, Cockburn says “No” to KY, Mac & Cheese Ice Cream, Emmys
The title for this episode says it all.Lots of fun discussing the most interesting news of the week. And, we break out our wheel of stupid topics!
July 20, 2021
Offensive License Plate, Our Favorite Smell, Olympics Pot Ban, Mintz Returns, Bill Cosby is Free
We are thrilled to be back in studio and recording and we really take it up a notch in this ridiculous yet very informative episode!
July 7, 2021
Redneck Rave, $1500 Unemployment Benefit, Beshear Signs NIL, Cal Player Bracket, Subway Tuna Mystery
Laws, mystery tuna, and the Cal Player bracket make for another awesome episode!
June 29, 2021
Favorite Fictional Dads, T-Ball Brawl,Cal to NBA?, Test Scores Dropping, Costco, Suing Keenelnad
Tyler shows major grit and determination showing up for this episode after a knee injury. And this one is a good one. Who is your favorite fictional dad? We discuss.
June 21, 2021
Man Swallowed by Whale, Big UK Football Transfer, Inappropriate School Superlatives, Player Bracket
Big UK Football news, KY’s economy struggles, A Man is swallowed by a whale, and can you name all of the oceans on earth?
June 15, 2021
KY Vaccine Lottery, Coach K Farewell Tour, KY Criminal on the Run, Cal Player Bracket, Brooks Back
we took some time off during the Memorial Day Weekend and we get things heated up with a big debate within the first 30 seconds of the show. Enjoy!
June 7, 2021
UFOs are Real, Cats in NBA Playoffs, Worst Mom of the Year, No Vaccine, No Service?. Cal Players
We get into some deep discussions, talk conspiracy theories, and decide if UK players in the NBA really matter to us. Oh, and we crown the worst mom of the year. Enjoy!
May 24, 2021
No More Masks, Gas Shortage, TyTy Washington, KY Lottery Vaccine?, Cal Player Bracket
We celebrate the news of the upcoming mask removal for the state of KY by talking about gas shortages, player brackets, and the unfortunate passing of an 80’s MTV icon. Yep, that’s how we roll!
May 17, 2021
Snow White Backlash, Coach O and Chin Arrive, Rigging Homecoming, Cal Player Bracket, Kroger Drone
We have some heated debate in this weeks show. However, we find a way to make it through over some bourbon and we might just discuss the nerdiest obsessions we have. Stay tuned, it’s a fun one!
May 10, 2021
Warrant Issued for Video Late Fees, KY Derby, Cousin Eddie for Governor?, Best Players Under Cal
Tyler comes up with a genius new bracket idea. And of course, we discuss the news of the day including video rental late fees, Randy Quaid running for governor, Beshear ending mask mandate, and much more
May 3, 2021
Terrance Clarke, Tiger King, UK Volleyball Champs, Wheel of Stupid Topics, FCPS Shaming Kids?
This episode is a tough one. We cover the tragic loss of Terrance Clarke, but also cover the news of the day, and we bring out our Wheel of Stupid Topics.
April 26, 2021
Beshear Protest, Ketchup Shortage, BBall Roster Candy Bar Bracket Finals, GoT Star in KY Film
Between vacations and sickness we have had to take a couple of weeks off. No worries though as we are back and we cover all the topics of interest to you. Sports, News, Ketchup, and Candy? Yep, this episode has it all!
April 19, 2021
FREE Krispy Kreme, New UK Recruit, Stealing Girl Scout Cookies, Flooding in East KY, Gunman at UK
There has been some really tough news coming to Kentucky lately and we cover it. However, we balance it out by discussing some of the lighter topics of the world as well. Enjoy!
March 31, 2021
Biden is Trippin’, Speak Your Piece, UK Roster, Candy Bar Bracket, To-Go Drinks, NCAA Tourney
Lots of sports and food talk in this one. And, we continue with our favorite segment “Speak Your Piece.” Enjoy!
March 25, 2021
Cocaine Bear, Pepe Le Pew Cancelled, Candy Bar Sweet 16, Final Thoughts on UK BBall, Stimulus
Boy, oh, Boy. It’s hard to describe this one. We cover sooooo many topics. From cocaine bears, to politics, to cancellations, food, sports and more, this episode has it all!
March 17, 2021
Dr. Seuss Cancelled?, School Bus Driver Shortage, SEC Tourney, Beshear Sues Citizens?, Reed Sheppard
Sports, Politics, Food, and Culture. It’s all here as usual. Stay tuned for a fun ride.
March 10, 2021
Schools Not Testing?, Candy Bar Sweet 16, UK/UF BBall, Taco Bell Chicken Sandwich, Unemployment $
Bring your appetite and your sweet tooth as we debut the Lexbuds Candy Bar Sweet 16 bracket. That and much more on this episode.
March 2, 2021
Ted Cruz in Cancun, Our Most Hated Bands, UK/UT Beatdown, Vegan Kit Kat, “The Rock” as President?
We are all freezing and waiting on the thaw to finish in Kentucky. In the meantime we cover all of the importan topics of the day.
February 23, 2021
Trump Acquitted, Cat Zoom Call, UK BBall Win, What Movies Scarred Us as Kids, Rock Hall of Fame
We feel good after a UK win and celebrate by talking about the movies that scarred us as children. That and much more in this insanely fun episode!
February 17, 2021
BBall Train Wreck, Lexbuds Song Debut, Return to School, Screech Dies, Reed Sheppard, Groundhog Day
Just when you thought things couldn’t get any more ridiculous Lexbuds comes out with a new song to sum up the basketball season. Also, we cover anything and everything that happened in the world of news and sports.
February 10, 2021
Robin Hood/Game Stop Scandal, Beshear Impeachment, EKU Slip Up, Fauci suggests wearing 2 Masks, John
There weren’t a ton of sports stories this week so we dig right in with the news of the day.
February 2, 2021
90’s Family Sitcom Draft, Is a Hotdog a Sandwich, UK Wins!, Trump’s Diet Coke Button
We celebrate the Cats win by having one of our most fun shows yet? Who would be in your perfect 90’s sitcom family? Find out our picks in this weeks show!
January 26, 2021
KY Season Over?, Wheel of Topics, Dixie Cups, Kneeling Players, Hot Pockets Recall, Bruce Willis
Just when you think the show couldn’t possibly cover more random topics, we do. We also discuss the fall out from UK’s basketball team and the riots in DC. And, we bring back the ever popular Wheel of Random Topics. Enjoy!
January 18, 2021
DC Riot, UK Beats Florida, Florida/Georgia Line New Song Reaction, Booing Players, Police
It was a tough week for the country, but a great weekend for UK sports. We cover the good, bad, and everything in between on this show. Stay tuned to segment 3 for our reaction to the new (terrible) song from Florida Georgia Line.
January 12, 2021
Speak You Piece, UK WINS, Vaccines Destroyed, Dontaie Allen, Trump Rally, Lex Bomb Scare
For once we get to celebrate a full weekend of UK wins! Lexington has New Year Eve Bomb Scare. And, Brandon loses it during the Speak Your Piece segment
January 5, 2021
Nashville Bomb, Best/Worst of 2020, UK/UL Wrap Up, Mitch Saves Trump?, All Time Wins Gone?
We end the year on a high note. We cover the news of the day and discuss our favorite/least favorite moments of the year.
December 29, 2020
Coach Cal Hot Seat?, Irrational Hatred Draft, Tom Cruise, Santa Super Spreader, Andy Beshear
This show asks some uncomfortable questions about KY BBall. Get ready. We discuss things that make us unreasonably angry. And of course we discuss the news of the last week in ridiculous detail.
December 22, 2020
UK BBall Issues, Moral Dilemmas Solved, Vaccine, ED Med Recall, Aliens?, Kaepernick Ice Cream
Oh, man! We covered more in this show than an any we have done so far. Trust me, you won’t be disappointed.
December 14, 2020
New Show Format, UK BBall Woes, Guilty Pleasure Songs, Hitting Refs, Legal Marijuana, UK Football
This is an episode we are xcited to produce. This new show format will have a timer for each subject and a bell to let you know when the time is up. Also, stick around for Tyler’s admission to his black market dealings.
December 8, 2020
UK Bball Upset, Stranger Things, Alex Trebek Replaced, UK/UF Recap, Female Kicker, Vaccines
We covered so much in such a short amount of time. Try to keep up! It was fun.
November 30, 2020
UK/Bama Beatdown, New KY Covid Restrictions, Big Blue Madness, Best/Worst Thanksgiving Food
Football therapy session, our thoughts on the governors new restrictions, initial impressions of the UK BBall Teams, and we discuss some of the goodies served at Thanksgiving!
November 23, 2020
UK.Vandy Recap, New Vaccine, Rick Pitino, Rex Chapman Cut, Matthew Mitchell Retires
Lots of UK sports in this one. We also cover the major vaccine news. As a;ways, a fun show!
November 18, 2020
Post Election Thoughts, Fave Movie/TV Presidents, UK BBall Preview, Alex Trebek, UK/Vandy Football
Take a deep breath and join our post election therapy session. We could all use it. Also, stay for Tyler’s epic Presidential speech
November 10, 2020
UK/Georgia Wrap Up, Election Predictions, Wheel of Stupid Topics, KY State Police Training
It was another ugly week of football, but a fun show to do. We bring out the old Wheel of Stupid Topics to make us feel better. And, who wins on election night?
November 2, 2020
Mizzou Game, Borat, Miley Cyrus, BBall Recruiting, Halloween Alternatives
The Missouri football game may have been a little bit of letdown, but we didn’t let that stop us from having a good time!
October 25, 2020
UK/UT Recap, Crazy TN Caller, New Diehard Movie?, Town Hall Debates, Lakers, SuperMarket Sweep
It was a glorious day to be a UK fan this weekend as we discuss the impact of UK’s bug win over the Vols on Saturday. And of course we discuss the worlds events in the most ridiculous way possible. Enjoy!
October 19, 2020
UK/Miss State Recap, Speak Your Piece, VP Debate, Big Blue Madness, Mandatory Flu Shots at UK
UK finally gets a win and we are excited. As always our take on the latest news. And our favorite segment “Speak Your Piece.”
October 14, 2020
UK/Ole Miss Recap, Miss. St. Preview, Trump/Covid, Presidential Debate, AJ Rose Run Anger
It’s been a tough week and we are here to help you get through it. Sometimes we all need a little therapy session.
October 6, 2020
UK/Auburn Recap, UK Campus Parties, Breonna Taylor, UK/Miss Preview
Brandon decided to take a vacation during the first weekend of the football season, but that didn’t stop us from recording our show after the UK/Auburn game.
September 27, 2020
RBG, Trick or Treat, UK/Auburn, UK Bubble, Changing Your Mind, Cheerleading Comments
This show is all over the map, but isn’t the whole world that way, too? Lots to cover. Fun topics, serious topics, and reading comments from our followers.
September 23, 2020
UK/Auburn Football Notes, Food Bracket Title Game, Emmy Talk, Walking Dead, Nobel Prize for Trump?
Sports, News, Pop Culture, and Food. We cover it all in this episode. Enjoy!
September 15, 2020
Favorite UK Sports Sound Clips, Final Four Food Bracket, UK/Auburn Football, KY Derby
Sports, Controversy, Food, and our favorite clips from UK sports history. So much fun to be had on this one!
September 8, 2020
Zoom Video in school Anger, Elite 8 Food Bracket, UK news, Speak Your Piece, Political Rally
With so much bad news this week we tried to speed through it and get to the fun things. “Try” being the key word. We get to the final 4 of the food bracket and end the show with our often requested “Speak Your Piece” segment.
August 31, 2020
Former Trump Campaign Manager Corey Lewandowski - Unedited Interview - Some Adult Language
We get to sit down with Corey Lewandowski. He shares his behind the scenes stories working with the Trump campaign. What also find out what he thinks about Calipari, the current state of politics, and the election. By the way, we play a great lightning round of questions at the end of the interview. Who does Trump really dislike? Find out in this 1 hour interview. There is some adult language so be careful playing this at work!
August 25, 2020
KY Derby, UK/Duke Recruits, Sweet 16 Food Bracket, Reds Announcer, UK Football Schedule
This is another jam packed show. It’s also our very first full show available on YouTube. Just subscribe to our Lexbuds channel on YouTube.
August 25, 2020
Food Bracket Round of 32, Tyler compares Big 10 to a classic 80’s movie, Kamala Harris, Kenny Payne
This one is jam packed. We complete the second round of our food bracket, Tyler gives one of the best analogies in recorded human history, Joe Biden names his running mate, and Kenny Payne is going to the Knicks.
August 17, 2020
Fast Food/Restaurant Bracket Round of 64, College Football on the Ropes, Kenny Payne to the Knicks?
Lots of food talk. We go matchup by matchup and play the first round of our fast food bracket. We discuss a hidden secret about our producer. Is college football going to happen? What does Cal do if Assistant Coach Kenny Payne leaves?
August 11, 2020
Tyler hates on EJ, SEC Football Schedule, Public Schools, China Seeds, Fast Food Bracket #1 Seeds
Man, we cover a lot in this one. Brandon gives an interesting nickname to a Fayette County Schools decision maker. Tyler hates on EJ, again! We discuss our #1 seeds in the upcoming food bracket. But wait, there’s more.....
August 3, 2020
We debate KY’s newest laws and spin the Wheel of Stupid Topics. Tyler’s thoughts on Ketchup.
We are on vacation this week, but before we left we decided to record another episode for our listeners. So many juicy tidbits in this one. Tyler’s ketchup confession is worth the listen.
July 29, 2020
College Football, Mask Mandate, Kanye, Redskins, and Speak Your Piece
We cover lots of ground in this episode. Buckle up, it’s a fun ride!
July 18, 2020
Biggest pet peeves of us and our listeners/followers. Maker Maker, School Reopening.
We asked for your biggest pet peeves and boy did you ever deliver! Hang on tight, take a deep breath, and enjoy this wild ride.
July 6, 2020
Buffalo Wild Wings Blazin’ Hot Trivia Challenge, Reading Speak Your Piece, Applying for Game Shows
Can Brandon get revenge for his Wayne’s World trivia defeat by accepting the Buffalo Wild Wings Blazing Hot trivia challenge? What trivia does Tyler have in store? We read more juicy tidbits from the “Speak Your Piece” section of the Mountain Eagle Newspaper. We cover current headlines in sports and news.
June 29, 2020
We build our UK Basketball Presidential Cabinet, Interview with State Rep. Angie Hatton.
Who is our UK basketball President? Secretary of State? Homeland Security? We build our basketball cabinet from the Pitino era forward. Let us know your picks. We interview Angie Hatton and get her thoughts on running as a democrat in Trump country. What was it like to campaign? What nickname does she hate. And, most importantly, we play a round of stupid topics with a state representative.
June 22, 2020
McGrath, Booker, Peloton, Chick Fil A vs. Lee’s, CHAZ, Rupp vs Watching at Home, Confederate Flags
We cover lots of ground in this one. Hold on tight, it’s a wild ride!
June 16, 2020
Beshear vs. Trump in bad photo ops, Coach Stoops marches, and Speak Your Piece
We cover the current political climate, as much sports news as we could find, and we barely make it through the last segment. We literally couldn’t stop laughing as we read our favorite bits from “Speak Your Piece.”
June 9, 2020
KY Protests, Interview with UK Legend Marty Moore, Space Launch, Cheerleading Coach Responds
What a wild week in Kentucky! We spend the first portion of the show discussing the protests and events surrounding them. Marty Moore comes on to discuss guidelines for youth sports and pleads with Governor Beshear to “Let Them Play.” We also discuss other events of the week as we round out this week in news
June 1, 2020
Walter White vs Michael Scott, Brandon vents on School Schedule, Favorite Movie, Whitesburg Top 25
Lots of topics covered in this episode. Tyler gets Brandon to admit his favorite movie. We spin the wheel of stupid topics :Walter White or Michael Scott? Would either of us last :30 in the ring with Tyson? Crazy show, lots of ground covered, and overall we had a great time!
May 18, 2020
Murder Hornets, B Movies, KY Reopens, Backstreet vs. *NSYNC, UK Bball, and we introduce “The Wheel”
There is so much jammed into this episode. How do we deal with murder hornets? What was it like to grow up with Blockbuster video? We introduce the wheel of stupid topics and debate, as you guessed it, really stupid topics. Backstreet Boys or *NSYNC? And much, much more.
May 11, 2020
Ep. 4. Aminu Timberlake discusses his time at UK and details the infamous 1992 Laettner stomp.
Former Kentucky Wildcat Aminu Timberlake joins us to discuss UK basketball, his recruitment by Pitino, the Laettner stomp. Stay tuned to the end as Aminu also issues a challenge to Laettner that should have the fan base excited. We also discuss the latest COVID updates, new restrictions, and protests. We also detail our thoughts on the past year of UK football and what we can expect this upcoming season.
May 4, 2020
BBall Transfers, EJ Leaves and We Vent, Business Protests, Best TV Brothers
We discuss the newest additions to UK’s basketball roster. Who are some the best TV brothers? EJ Montgomery leaves and Tyler makes his opinion known. Brandon gives his first hand account of the “Kentucky is Open for Business” protest in Frankfort.
April 27, 2020
Episode 2 Coach Billy Gillispie Interview
We get an in depth look at Coach Gillispie’s career and time as UK Men’s Basketball coach. Would Coach Gillispie be open to returning to Rupp Arena? What did he think about Jodie Meeks when he set the school record for scoring in a game? What are his favorite memories of Kentucky? You’ll want to stick around until the end for all the details.
April 20, 2020
Lex, Buds & Pick ‘n Roll Episode 1 April 12th, 2020
The Lex Buds talk about starting a podcast, the end of the UK basketball season, life stuck at home, and Brandon’s visit to the Easter service at Maryville Baptist Church.
April 13, 2020