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What happens when you mix a 25 plus years Truck Driver and a retired after 9 years Truck Driver you add in some microphones, a mixing board, a computer and topics on Life and the Trucking Industry? You get 18 Wheel Talk! A podcast about life during and after the Trucking Industry and questions on Life in general. Hi I'm Patrick and along side my Blonde Haired Co-Host, Janet, our goal is to entertain you with a little humor on Life, Liberty and the Pursuit of Happiness. "This ain't our Daddy's Industry no more"! So buckle up buttercup, keep your hands and feet inside the ride at all times and hold on tight cause its gonna be one heck of a ride!

What happens when you mix a 25 plus years Truck Driver and a retired after 9 years Truck Driver you add in some microphones, a mixing board, a computer and topics on Life and the Trucking Industry? You get 18 Wheel Talk! A podcast about life during and after the Trucking Industry and questions on Life in general. Hi I'm Patrick and along side my Blonde Haired Co-Host, Janet, our goal is to entertain you with a little humor on Life, Liberty and the Pursuit of Happiness. "This ain't our Daddy's Industry no more"! So buckle up buttercup, keep your hands and feet inside the ride at all times and hold on tight cause its gonna be one heck of a ride!

Location:

United States

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What happens when you mix a 25 plus years Truck Driver and a retired after 9 years Truck Driver you add in some microphones, a mixing board, a computer and topics on Life and the Trucking Industry? You get 18 Wheel Talk! A podcast about life during and after the Trucking Industry and questions on Life in general. Hi I'm Patrick and along side my Blonde Haired Co-Host, Janet, our goal is to entertain you with a little humor on Life, Liberty and the Pursuit of Happiness. "This ain't our Daddy's Industry no more"! So buckle up buttercup, keep your hands and feet inside the ride at all times and hold on tight cause its gonna be one heck of a ride!

Twitter:

@18wheeltalk

Language:

English


Episodes

Let's Play Ball!... We're Talking Sports Here!

9/2/2020
18WT 010 - The laughter rolls right away with these two as they wonder if they can even say here in America and why this is “Take 2”. They are of course talking about professional sports. Now where do they begin? As season ticket holders for the Arizona Diamondbacks they decide to begin with baseball. After 5 years of being season ticket holders they have plenty of memorabilia; from bobbleheads and mugs to shirts and baseballs. Janet can identify a lot of players from the back, which makes...

Duration:00:58:11

Current Events the Week of July 15, 2020

7/30/2020
18WT 009: Patrick & Janet begin by talking about Coronacooties day 198 and the Gov… Is Coronacooties a govt experiment gone wrong? Let’s talk about it here on episode 9. A quick look at some graphics and a take 2! Air base, drums, and all they keep going! The shenanigans have begun even before the news. Floyds’ family is suing, like everyone does nowadays. But his family has a rightful case. Money Mayweather paid for the funeral, gold casket and all. Back to the Gov! When is school...

Duration:01:08:53

The World Never Went Away!

7/15/2020
18WT 008: On this episode Patrick & Janet talk about Life in the U.S. and how warped the news makes it appear. Even worse than it really is. They discussed Presidential elections and how the Purge is coming, laughing all the way. Do all movies come true? If so, who gets to be Will Smith in Independence Day? Janet’s Father recently passed away and he taught her many things. Among other things was how to defend herself, and those she loved. Patrick and Janet have that in common. They...

Duration:01:08:29

Pandemic Stress and How We Are Dealing With It!

7/6/2020
18WT 007: On this episode Janet and Patrick start out with coffee and then go into talking about stress due to CoVid19. They continued talking about how some of their credit cards screwed them over when they called them to ask for deferments due to the loss of some of Janet’s income. There were some laughs due to alarms going off on Janet’s phone to remind them to put up their patio umbrellas so that their tomato and pepper plants did not burn from the Phoenix sun. Janet went on to...

Duration:00:53:34

Common Work From Home Problems And How To Fix Them

6/3/2020
18WT 006: On this episode Janet and Patrick with special guest Kyle Heller talk about a blog post that Janet had posted on her website at janetmccue.com titled 30+ Common Work from Home Problems & How to Fix them. They go on to talk about the polls that Janet put up on various websites and how she got over 500 responses to the polls. She used the data collected from the polls to compile a list and whittled it done to the 30+ most common problems people had working from home. Full Podcast...

Duration:00:53:49

Why We Called The Show 18 Wheel Talk

5/27/2020
18WT 005: On this Episode Janet and Patrick tell everyone how they came up with the name for the Podcast Show. They talked about how Patrick has been driving for 25+ years and how after just 9 years in the Trucking Industry Janet was forced to retire. The Love of trucking is in both of their Blood (how much diesel is in it?). It is a Love it or hate it type of Life. Whether you are an active Truck driver, a Bus Driver, or just have a Love of Driving, you will be able to relate to these...

Duration:00:25:12

A New Direction! (To Drive or Not To Drive)

5/20/2020
18WT 004: Patrick talks about taking the Podcast Show in a new direction as he transitions out of the Trucking Industry and further into Entrepreneurship, Affiliate Marketing and other means of making money online. Patrick talked about how he and Ms Janet have had some personal issues going on in the Family life and all the changes going on with the Podcast Show. Patrick is unhappy with the way the Trucking Industry is heading so he decided to shift gears and learn more new ways to make...

Duration:00:18:33

18WT 005: Part 3 of 3 - You Got The Blues We Got Your Cure - The AGAPE BLUES COMPANY Interview with Scott Heller Lead vocals and cigar box guitarist!

9/11/2019
The entertainment continues as Patrick and his brother Scott talk about Agape Blues Company and more! Here in part three of three we find out that most people don’t even realize the talent that lies beneath the surface of Scott Heller. His music is a ministry but a performance for all to enjoy. Kind of like ZZ Top in robes! He looks at it as a different way to bring the message and play in places that most “traditional or normal” bands don’t play. Like the Albany N.Y. City Mission where the...

Duration:00:21:00

18WT 004: Part 2 of 3 - You Got The Blues We Got Your Cure - The AGAPE BLUES COMPANY Interview with Scott Heller Lead vocals and cigar box guitarist!

9/11/2019
Here the Heller Brothers continue the interview talking about inspirations, coffee, beer and even boilermakers to start it off. This part goes more into cigar box guitars that Scott has made. The first one was with their father. There were two smoked salmon boxes and that is where he began. Then his church was undergoing renovations, Scott asked the man in charge of construction, “Gunny” for a piece of wood. After some negotiations and a promise of one of the two new guitars a deal was made...

Duration:00:28:51

We Have the Cure For Your Blues With Scott Heller Vocalist and Cigar Box Guitarist From Agape Blues Company!

9/11/2019
18WT 003: Join in the unique sounds of two brothers reminiscing as Patrick interviews his “Dear Old Brother” Scott, Vocalist and Cigar Box guitarist from Agape Blues Company in Upstate N.Y. They discuss Scotts’ journey to the badlands of South Dakota where he went yet again to The Sturgis Motorcycle Rally where it was a balmy 68 degrees in August. From there he took off to Las Vegas, just a floor above Hell and a mere 108 degrees. His last stop this side of the Mississippi brought him to the...

Duration:00:29:55

In Cab Camera's Like 'em, Love 'em or Leave 'em

8/15/2019
18WT 002: On this episode Ms Janet and Patrick talk about the use of in cab camera's in Big Trucks. They posted the question on their Twitter feed @18wheeltalk which stated "In cab cameras, does your company use them and how do you feel about it" to get the feedback from fellow Trucker's. The feedback was a 50/50 split between liking and not liking the in cab camera's and they also read some of the comments on air. Full Podcast show notes available here: https://www.18wheeltalk.com/episode2

Duration:00:26:10

How I Got Where I'm Going - The Janet Interview!

8/5/2019
18WT 001: We take a behind the scenes look at the Blonde haired Bombshell Co-Host of the 18 Wheel Talk podcast show to see how she got started in the Trucking Industry. She tells us about her time in the Army, how she made money baking pies while being a manager of a V.F.W., how she went on to become a Hospitality Manager for a major corporation, how she went into the Trucking Industry and after approximately 6 years was retired after her tragic head on collision with another Tractor Trailer...

Duration:01:05:08

Meet Your Host!

8/2/2019
18WT 000: An introduction to the man behind the mic, your podcast host, this is the background of one man who lives two stories south of hell and is living his dream or a version of it! Hear him Bitch about it, Talk about it and tell you how he came to live in Phoenix, and to drive that 18-wheeler the last 25+ years. This is his story, of life behind a wheelbarrow, welding and finally "Living the Dream" of life on the road. His chosen path has led him cross country, hauling many loads with...

Duration:00:12:19