What happens when you get four friends who have an opinion on everything and won’t shut up about it? You get the ‘No Inner Monologue’ podcast. Spend an hour of your life as our heroes, Joey, Tash, Dwen and Manny, pick a topic and try to stick to it. They don’t guarantee you’ll learn something, but you will definitely have some fun on the way!
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Episode Ninety Eight: The Plumber's Lunchbox - Movie Edition
Episode One Hundred. It's been a long road, but our heroes have finally made it to triple digits. Joined by 'Producer Brock' (we missed you Brock!), the gang is all together to dive into the fishbowl and see how things have changed in the past two years.
Episode Ninety Nine. Look up in the sky, it’s a bird, it’s a plane, it’s four nerds geeking out! This week our heroes discuss the ultimate hero, the one and only Superman. Join them as they delve deep into his origins in the pages of 'Action Comics' to his many faces on the silver screen, and everything in between. So get ready to jump tall buildings in a single bound, it's all about the 'Man of Steel'!
Episode Ninety Eight. With the gang reunited, our heroes do a retrospective of 2019's greatest movie comedies and dramas. They debate about upcoming cinematic must-sees in 2020 while Manny hides a dark confession about Nicolas Cage.
Episode Ninety Six. With Tash making a sensational return to the mic, our heroes find themselves debating inappropriate work pranks, locker room peer pressure and the obscure integrity of "Slick Rick" Nixon.
Episode Ninety Five. In the early sixties, Canadians everywhere were introduced to a wonderful dog, who roamed all of North America, helping the helpless. This magical canine was known only as 'The Littlest Hobo'. Now, our heroes take to the youtubes to watch what may be the greatest two episodes of "Hobo" ever. So crank up your google machines and press play, it's time for our very first 'Watch-a-long!
Episode Ninety Four. With the winter cold taking down Joey and Dwen, our heroes decide to shoot the shit. They discuss Manny's unique revenge techniques, Halle Berry making everything better, and Andy Serkis winning the Oscar for 'Best Everything'. So fill up the tub, cause it's time for a sexy photoshoot and a crazy podcast!
Episode Ninety Three. Another month, another Top 5. Our heroes take a look at the biggest stories of the past week. Tributes to comedy legends, celebrity prision sentences, planets you can see with the naked eye, and murder mysteries take centre stage. It's time for the Top 5, Top 5, TOP 5!
Episode Ninety Two. Our heroes continue horror month discussing their favourite movie monsters. Guest host Dave Edwards, joins the guys as they look at monsters old and new and discuss what keeps bringing us back for more
Continuing through our haunted month, our heroes tackle the existence of beings from outer space. They examine the theories, the myths and some very interesting creatures from film that have given us an idea of what kind of truth is out there in the galaxy.
Episode Ninety: The month of ghosts and ghouls is amongst us, and our heroes dive into the urban legends of the past and present. After figuring out the ingredients needed to make one, the boys attempt to make create a legend of their own. It's a true story. It happened to a friend of a friend of mine!
Episode Eighty Nine. With Tash away and Manny missing in inaction, our heroes look to the biggest and most interesting news stories in all the land. So hide your iPhones and grab your voodoo dolls, cause it's time for the Top 5, Top 5, Top 5!
Episode Eighty Eight. It's the final episode of 'Comedy Month', and our heroes look into late night television and it's role in the industry. They discuss everything from the legendary Johnny Carson, to the 'Late Night Wars' of the 90s and 2010s, and the new crop of 'Daily Show' graduates. So grab some coffee, cause we're staying up way past our bedtime!
Episode Eighty Seven. Comedy can be subjective. But no one can deny the people that changed the game. This week our heroes discuss the stand-up comics who blazed a trail for themselves as well as future generations. From Lucille Ball to Eddie Murphy to Jerry Seinfeld, these legends not only changed comedy, but the entire entertainment industry as well.
Episode Eighty Six. Comedy month continues with our heroes discussing the legendary 'Comedy Store'. Dwen and Joey hold down the fort, discussing the origins of the "Store", the reason it was so important to the entertainment industry for more than three decades, and how it eventually changed the stand up landscape.
Episode Eighty Five. Comedy is a necessity of life. So, it’s about time we celebrate it with a whole month about the best of the best of funny! With the Just for Laughs Festival right around the corner, our heroes discuss the reason for the season and headliners to look out for. Our very own fake news girl, Tash, makes her infamous return to the mic and decides to start her own version of TMZ.
Episode Eighty Four. With the suplexes and piledrivers of wrestling month over with, our heroes turn to their phones to see what's going on in the rest of the world. What they find are chicken shortages, celebrity professors, and actual reasons to defend Trump! So grab your space force helmets, cause you're in for one hell of a good time.
Episode Eighty Three. Our heroes attempt to walk the line by talking about women's wrestling, all while being three straight men. They discuss today's generation of female "superstars", the "divas" that came before them, as well as the "valets" that ushered women into modern wrestling. Join them as they close wrestling month with a chair shot full of fun and facts.
Episode Eighty Two. This week, our heroes focus on the acrobatics of Mexico's Lucha Libre and Japan's strong style. They discuss the legends of the international game as well as their various unique customs. It's one calinte wasabi of an episode.
Episode Eight One: “Woooooo” With the epic in studio return of Manny, our heroes take to the WWE and discuss North America wrastling. Learn about the rise of the WWE, the fall of WCW and everything in between.
Episode Eighty “The secret language of Pro Wrestling” Our heroes start their look at the wacky world of pro wrestling. Learn terms like kayfabe, baby face and what a “work” is. It’s going to be a snoberknocking good time.
Episode Seventy Nine “Turn up for Top Five”
As is tradition, our heroes take time from their “busy” schedule’s to look at the top news stories this month. From roided up lambs to giant Meteors to giant political screwup’s plaguing the earth, its up to our heroes to save day as we do. It’s gonna be a blaaahhhssstt
Episode Seventy Eight. “Manga Mania” Our heroes venture east to explore the Japanese art of manga. They discuss the most popular titles ever, the various NSFW genres, and why Scrooge McDuck maybe the father of the medium.
Episode Seventy Seven. Comic book month continues, as our heroes take a look at the medium that started it all - newspaper comics. From political cartoonists to the 'Sunday funnies', join us as we dive into the smallest comics that made a big cultural impact.
Episode Seventy Five. Our heroes start comic book month with the world's only loveable red head, Archie. They discuss everything Riverdale - from its connection with Captain America to Zombie Jughead. So grab a malt from 'Pops' and get ready, cause it’s gonna be one swell of a sock hop.
Episode Seventy Four. Our heroes interview Creepy Uncle Manny about his trip to the 'land of the rising sun'. But, in true Manny fashion, the conversation diverts to 7/11 coffee and two possible international incidents.
Episode Seventy Three. With Tash and Manny away, our heroes try to put into words what the newly crowned NBA Champions mean to them, the city of Toronto and the future of the NBA. We the North. We the Champs!
Episode Seventy Two. With Manny out sick, our heroes decide to interview Dwen's seven year old nephew, Caleb. They find out his thoughts on the Raptors' playoff run, Joe's eating habits, all the things Tash will buy him on his quest to become the newest co-host of the podcast.
Episode Sixty Nine. Resuming their month of music, our heroes try to break down the definition of pop music while acknowledging the impact of a few ladies from the UK that spiced up the ever-changing genre.
Episode Fifty Eight. After our heroes realize how ethnically diverse they are, Tash decides to create a game-show to learn more about their roots. As usual, there are no winners on the podcast, just instantaneous regrets.
Episode Fifty Seven. After a long day at Podcast school, our heroes decide take a break from the usual routine and shoot the s**t. From "Jussie-Gate" to "Mr. Trapped in the Slammer", this conversation examines the art vs. the artist.
Episode Fifty Six. With Creepy Uncle Manny away, the rest of our heroes take to the current headlines to explore just how unhinged the world has gotten. From suing your own parents to declaring non-existent emergencies, here's your top news stories!
Episode Fifty Five. "Rivals" season is still in full effect as our heroes try to make the podcast great again and get into some politics. From epic battles on hometurf to presidential clashes in the United States and abroad. Things get R-rated with Lyndon B. Johnson, and Tash introduces a new tax into law.
Episode Fifty Four. Our heroes continue their "Rivals" month with their own twist on a celebrity vs. celebrity showdown. They also learn about a famous hip hop beef and why it sucks to be friends with Chevy Chase.
Episode Fifty Three. It's Season Two and our heroes are in the mood for some good, old fashioned rivalries. This edition is everything sports. From the teams that can't stand each other to the athletes that can't handle their mistresses, we've got a slobberknocker for you!
With the podcast celebrating one year entertaining your souls, our heroes wanted to pay proper homage to the man himself...Mr. Nicolas Cage! To quote one of his famous lines: “You'll be seeing a lot of changes around here. NIM's got a brand new bag.”
Episode Fifty One. With the power of special guest, Jesus a.k.a Tyrant Dominus on their side, our heroes take the law into their own hands and try to solve various security threats in their neighbourhood. No Inner Monologue: Keeping justice alive since 2019.
Episode Forty Nine. With co-host Dwen missing in action, the heroes decide to spend the New Year getting to know each other a little better and pick out of a bowl full of questions about all the happenings of 2018. The topics are random, the imagination is wild. Sounds like a regular Tuesday to them.
Episode Forty Eight. Tash has a bedroom dilemma that could ruin her holiday. Manny tries to sympathize with the mean one, Mr. Grinch. Dwen attempts to explain "The Yuletide". Joe dishes on the black sheep of his family and what he does to get through Christmas dinner.
Episode Forty Seven. Our heroes feel festively creative this holiday season. They randomly decide to write their own Hallmark Christmas movie with all the fixings! A broken son, a jealous brother, and a father down on his luck come together to make a Christmas miracle happen in their hometown. It sounds prosperous, but only in our dreams.
Episode Forty Six. Our heroes gather around the fireplace and reminisce about their favorite Christmas traditions including food, cultural customs and their best family moments. Hopefully we have some eggnog handy, we're going to need it!
Episode Forty Five. With the holidays just around the corner, our heroes gather together to discuss etiquette. They investigate everything from proper manners in social settings to how to act if you ever encounter Hollywood actress, Goldie Hawn. So take notes, cause this pod has got you covered so you don't look like a complete schmuck at Christmas dinner.
Episode Forty Four. Coming off the Black Friday mayhem, our heroes open up about their take on today's fashion.They examine the
clothing trends that have changed, the brand names that have hefty price tag, and why you should really think about jumping on that Ugly Christmas Sweater bandwagon.
Episode Forty Three. Our heroes enter the complicated world of fraudulent scams. They investigate the pesky phone calls everyone seems to be getting, preying email and social media impostors and those terrible pyramid schemes that just don't work. The road to hell is paved with good intentions and a lineup full of swindling con artists. BEWARE!
Episode Forty Two. Our heroes take on the deep blue sea and realize it goes much deeper than they originally thought. They discover the dangers of pollution, the folklore of the ocean and uncover their new passion, Martime Law.
Episode Forty One. Our heroes attempt to investigate their sleep patterns and dreams but instead are immersed in a fantasy world of their own that led their imaginations to topics not even they wanted to talk about.
Episode Forty. Tis' the season for devils, demons and seasonal diabetes. Our heroes reunite to guide us through all the things that bump in the night. We get you pumped and talk all things Halloween but beware, you're in for a creepy scare! It's going to be a Thriller night...muhahahaha!
Episode Thirty Nine. It's another all boys episode, as Tash is still hiding away somewhere in Hawaii. This week, our heroes cover a range of topics and stories, from which celebrity they find attractive, who has been the best Batman, and the best way to use Pledge, So, give it a listen, and let's all waste a good hour of our day together!
Episode Thirty Eight. It's an all boys episodes, as guest host Colby, joins our Tasha-less heroes to talk all things horticulture. Colby tells the guys about growing your own fruits and veggies, as well as preparing for your garden for the winter. He also shares a story about a project that has to be listened to be believed.
Episode Thirty Seven. With the legalization of everyone's favorite herb fast approaching, our heroes educate us on the new Canadian laws, the different species and strains, and celebrate some of the best reefer tunes of all time.
Episode Thirty Six. Missing their voice of reason, Dwen, our hereos enter a world of organized crime. They discuss the the underworld in Japan, the original "Scarface" himself and the best of the best of the mob on and off screen.
Episode Thirty Five. Hi-Ho...No Inner Monologue here! Our heroes decided it was time to pay homage to their favorite childhood friends. From Gonzo to The Grouch, we dive into the imagination of Mr. Henson, the history behind the shows and the will they/won't they relationship of Miss Piggy and her Kermie. Sit back and enj...Ooooooooooooo Cooookkkiiieeess!
Episode Thirty Four. Some call him Mr. Olympia, others call him the Governator. No matter who or where you are in the world, you will always love him as Arnie. Our heroes honour the Terminator himself in this episode and talk about his past as a champion bodybuilder, his status as a box office superstar and his time as a notable politician. "Now get to the choppa and come with us if you want to live!"
Episode Thirty Three. Our heroes take a glimpse into the Fall TV line up. They pick their favorite new shows, current ones they anticipate to return, and try to make sense of the current revival revolution on the tube. "If you have a problem, if no one else can help, and if you can find them...maybe you can hire...The NIM-Team."
Episode Thirty Two. It's the most wonderful time of the year...if you're a parent! The kids are finally going back to their originally scheduled programming. Meanwhile, our heroes talk about their favorite memories from high school, the technology you need to be one of the cool kids and find out if they are smart enough to be in 10th grade. Insert "Saved By The Bell" theme here please.
Episode Thirty One. Creepy Uncle Manny poses a very interesting question to the rest of our heroes and of course mayhem ensues. Fair warning: Parental discretion is strongly advised if you are over the age of 30.
Episode Thirty. In his triumphant return, Crazy Cousin Dave stops by the show and fills in our heroes on everything that happened in Las Vegas at EVO 2018. They also create somewhat of a love triangle when it comes to the Mario Brothers and the Princesses that love them.
Episode Twenty Nine. Our heroes discuss everyone's privacy and how it doesn't exist. They visit the world wide web and find tips on how to protect yourself, news about privacy breaches and how your business is all over the internet and you don't even know it. We'd keep this episode private but you'll find out anyways.
Episode Twenty Eight. Spiders? Clowns? Manny? We all have our fears. Our heroes tackle their own phobias and learn a little more about how rational or irrational they may be. A wise man once said, when you explore your fears then you set yourself free...and open yourself to even worse fears, so don't try this at home kids!
Episode Twenty Seven. The Simpsons episode was too much for Tash, so this week, it's the just the boys. Our heroes look into the world of comedy that's live on Saturday Nights. From the debut of the 'Not Ready for Prime Time Players', to whatever you consider 'The Golden Generation', resident experts, Joey and Dwen teach Creepy Uncle Manny about Cold Opens, 'Cow Bells' and 'Delicious Schweddy Balls. So park your van down by the river, cause from 7ish Studios in Mississauga Ontario, it's the No Inner Monologue Podcast!
Episode Twenty Six. Queue the cloud sequence and the heavenly choir of voices. It's our Simpsons episode. Our heroes get fired up to talk about Springfield's favourite family. They find out the origins of show, controversies that have affected the fans and full details about the life of Homer. So grab a seat on the couch, crack open a can of Duff, and enjoy an hour of Simpsons-Mania. Exaaaaactly. D'oh!
Episode Twenty Five. Our heroes are celebrating the big 2-5 with a variety special! 'Special' being the keyword. Manny, Joe, Tasha and Dwen discuss their favorite episode moments so far, get some updates on some past news stories they've covered and basically do what they do best and bring down Manny's ego a peg or two. Here's to another 25 episodes or the moment the Podcast Gods decide to turn off our microphones! Mozel Tov!
Episode Twenty Four. In a world where the greatest summer movie empire teeters on the brink of collapse, our heroes are all that stands between quality entertainment and an hour of your time. Creepy Uncle Manny returns to our faithful foursome, and enters a world where Will Smith was box office king, movie going has evolved since the 70's and big budget movies do not always lead to big movie success. Based on a "somewhat" true story, depending on who you are talking to.
Episode Twenty Three: You Can Dance If You Want To
Our heroes continue their "Mannycation" and invite Joe's BFF and Director of Boundless Dance Company, Josh Nitkin, to the podcast to talk about everything dance. They debate the best dancers of all time, what it takes to be a judge and the missteps of learning choreography. Talk is cheap, just shut up and dance!
Episode Twenty Two: O'Canada! It's your birthday! Our heroes sit back and enjoy their "Mannycation" with special guest Brock while celebrating anything and everything Canuck. They discover what it takes to be considered a true Canadian, the slang unique to the culture, and learn more about our neighbours in the West Coast. A poutine, a two-four, and a double double for the road should cover it, eh?
Episode Twenty-One. The Squared Circle.
Our heroes embellish their inner pro-wrestler and discuss how they fell in love with sports entertainment, gimmicks that have missed the mark and our mutual love for Hulkamania. Say your prayers, take your vitamins and you will never go wrong, brother.
Episode Twenty. Our heroes gear up for the 2018 World Cup! We find out about the history behind the elusive trophy, the odds of your favorite teams winning the cup and get to know a little more about this year's host, Russia. Our blood, our sweat, your tears
Episode Nineteen. Crazy Cousin Dave stops by the podcast to talk anything and everything in the world of gaming. Our heroes reminisce about their very first game console, how some these games have influenced cinema, and the process of becoming the best of the best in gaming around the world. Are you ready, Player One? FIGHT!
Episode Eighteen. His name is Bond. He's a Secret Service Intelligence agent with a license to kill. Thanks to superfan and co-host, Joe, our heroes debate their favorite Bond theories, examine the roster of past and present 00 Agents and understand what it takes to be a Bond girl. You may need a martini for this one. Shaken not stirred.
Episode Seventeen. Let's face it. You can't win the lottery if you don't have a ticket. The question is, can you really win? Our heroes dive into playing the odds, who or what is deciding the winners and is it really worth it to have that winning ticket? We really do hope that odds will be forever in your favor, unless we buy a ticket.
Episode Sixteen. It is with the greatest of pleasure that the No Inner Monologue heroes announce what to expect for the upcoming Royal Wedding, British terms that can be used when watching, and reasons why you need to vet your family before tying the knot. Can't believe these wazzocks didn't get an invite to the wedding!
The Spice Girls did it. Boyz 2 Men did it. And now your heroes are honouring the ladies in their lives with a special Mother's Day tribute episode. Learn what gifts not to buy her, who ended up being the best TV mom, and if you are your mom's favourite child. And as 'Creepy Uncle Manny' says, make sure to text your mom after listening to the episode. But JUST a text!
Episode Fourteen. Our heroes divulge into the culinary world and get a small taste of reality when it comes to odd cravings, peculiar dishes from around the world and the crazy shift in food tv. Please note that Combo #5 was not ordered during this recording.
Episode Thirteen. Our heroes anticipate the arrival of the biggest villain in the Marvel Cinematic Universe. Get set up with a guide to "somewhat" watch the movies in sequence, hear about the momentum and success of the MCU's latest installment and realize that comics may need new writers for some of the weirder storylines they have created.
Episode Twelve. Toys. We all had some. Dwen still buys some. This week, our heroes talk all about them. From Funko Pops, to Legos, to the sordid love story of Ken and Barbie, we learn a little more about our favourite dolls [ACTION FIGURES!]. And of course, things get weird when Creepy Uncle Manny looks at the top five most expensive toys out there.
Episode Eleven. Our heroes have the blues about the current weather conditions in their city, but decide to give the situation a bit of a "Northern Touch". They tell stories of places they've been, choose destinations they would rather be, while giving praise to Canadian Hip Hop. We didn;t say this show makes sense!
Episode Ten. Our heroes journey through the wonderful world of Disney. They examine the House of Mouse's catalogue, reminisce about their favourite movies, and figure out they don't have the simple bare necessities to pay for a trip to the Magical Kingdom. It's a whole new world for everyone!
Episode Eight. Imagine if you will, four individuals with four individual opinions on conspiracies. Aliens, monsters and other groups possibly controlling you and your loved ones by way of your smartphone and even your television set. Join our heroes as they traverse through the region of a possible Flat Earth to find out if your thoughts and search histories are monitored. This is the No Inner Monologue Podcast.