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The Rustin Project

The Rustin Project

By Rustin McCann
Pop culture & political commentary from artist/producer Rustin McCann and comedian/designer John Bruton. Think of us as your two woke stepdads. From Golden Ox Studio.
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Episode 12 - Springtime fresh
It's spring! The sun is shining on the penthouse at Golden Ox Studios and we get into post-COVID expectations, we have a long chat about internet culture, and then we finish things off with John and Rustin arguing over who is more woke, see who won!
March 25, 2021
Episode 11 - John Bruton Returns!
John returns from witness protection to talk current events! We talk about the Grammy's, WAP, how Rustin gets his news from Twitch, and of course, racism.
March 18, 2021
Episode 10 - Special Guest America's Tim Cornett
With John in witness protection, comedian and professional dog trainer America's Tim Cornett stops by to provide hosting duties and really dig into what makes the Rustin Project project.
March 11, 2021
Episode 9 - Moving on
Rustin is in the middle of moving so he doesn't feel like writing a summary, yes he wrote this in third person, no he is not going crazy, please enjoy!
March 4, 2021
Episode 8 - Gamestonks and general kvetching
Rustin brings you some GME updates for all you diamond hands out there, then John complains about Clubhouse and other modern trends. What is your favorite get rich quick scheme? Sound off in the comments! Recorded at beautiful Golden Ox Studios!
February 25, 2021
Episode 7 - The lost Sunday episode
We recorded on a Sunday for a change, and you can tell because we are very relaxed! Chill show, all entertainment talk, movies and reality shows be watching during the Pandemy. Plus AMC stonks, Rustin craps on DC comics, and John 
February 18, 2021
Episode 6 - Why does Rustin hate Elon Musk?
John explores why Rustin hates Elon Musk, and it has nothing to do with Dogecoin. Then John talks about returning to the comedy stage during the Covid blip. Finally we finish up with insiders corner on Photoshop, InDesign, and why we hate Adobe's iron grip on our wallets.
February 11, 2021
Episode 5 - Posturing
John gets right to it asking Rustin why he cares about posture, then we get into post-coup America, post-Trump twitter, and finishing up with some comedy world inside baseball. Thanks for listening!
February 4, 2021
Episode 4 - Husky Coup Coverage
By popular demand, Rustin and John cover the coup. But first, we muse about how well we are aging. We keep it light on the front and back, so it's not all systemic racism. Join us at and on Recorded live at Golden Ox Studio.
January 28, 2021
Episode 3 - New Year new podcast
The first official episode as "The Rustin Project" and the first episode recorded in 2021. We talk sports rivalries and John defends his being a Steelers fan before getting into the Holiday wrap-up. Rustin explains Hanukah and the fluid dynamics of a bonfire to John.
January 22, 2021
Episode 2 - Electric Boogaloo
Rustin and John do their radio voices promoing John's 50 First Jokes comedy show before getting into the Cleveland Baseball Team's official announcement to eventually change their name, with some commentary on how underrated an actor Tupac was (RIP)
January 14, 2021
Episode One - Inside the J
We almost figure out what to call this podcast before moving into commentary on Dave Chappelle's Netflix drama and bad deals in general, as well as the early 2000s comedy scene, and we finish up with horror movies and John's parenting style.
January 7, 2021
The Rustin Project - Episode Zero
It's the pilot presentation, hopefully we get picked up by FXX. John discusses his newfound fatherhood while Rustin flexes his radio voice before we dive into dating and what we've been watching during Covid.
December 31, 2020
The Rustin Project - Trailer
From Golden Ox Studios, Rustin McCann and host John Bruton discuss what we would even call this thing
December 31, 2020