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If you want biting, insightful (and funny) commentary, AND you're allergic to a lack of common sense, poor manners and bad social skills, WELCOME! Based on his standup comedy and his (pretty good-selling) book, "AMATEUR NATION: The Decline of Common Sense, Manners and Social Skills" (available on Amazon), now comes the PODCAST! Smart, uncompromising, thought-provoking, and engaging, this laugh out loud show is about those all around us who are "doing life wrong", and are disturbing the "flow of the Pros".

If you want biting, insightful (and funny) commentary, AND you're allergic to a lack of common sense, poor manners and bad social skills, WELCOME! Based on his standup comedy and his (pretty good-selling) book, "AMATEUR NATION: The Decline of Common Sense, Manners and Social Skills" (available on Amazon), now comes the PODCAST! Smart, uncompromising, thought-provoking, and engaging, this laugh out loud show is about those all around us who are "doing life wrong", and are disturbing the "flow of the Pros".
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If you want biting, insightful (and funny) commentary, AND you're allergic to a lack of common sense, poor manners and bad social skills, WELCOME! Based on his standup comedy and his (pretty good-selling) book, "AMATEUR NATION: The Decline of Common Sense, Manners and Social Skills" (available on Amazon), now comes the PODCAST! Smart, uncompromising, thought-provoking, and engaging, this laugh out loud show is about those all around us who are "doing life wrong", and are disturbing the "flow of the Pros".

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@lousantini

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English


Episodes

"Wish You Were Pro" (Thanks, Pink Floyd!)

6/23/2019
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THIS WEEK: *For amateurs, competition is mean *Hide your grandparents, Justin Bieber just may challenge them to a fight! *The difference between being proud of where you’re from and being an amateur *More on the morons’ amateur behavior on social media PLUS: *On “60 Seconds” I draw an apt analogy between “bumper sticker spirituality” and saying, “I love you” too much *It’s all about cars, cartoons, and Star Wars on ”3 Pro Things” Get the book! https://amzn.to/2OPSoOB Facebook:...

Duration:00:32:55

"Protology" (Thanks, Pearl Jam!)

6/16/2019
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THIS WEEK: *Another nominee for “Amateur of the Year” for the 2019 Ammy Awards! So you know it’s bad! *I expand on a previous discussion of “Dog Moms” and when being one falls under amateur behavior. *Two stories: one, a 20 year old, the other, a 4 year old: one a first class amateur, the other a bonafide Pro. *Amateurs who “express themselves” through clothing and bad behavior. Everything except expressing themselves intelligently through words. Cuz words is hard. PLUS: *You watched the...

Duration:00:35:13

"PRODROPHENIA" (Thanks, The Who!)

6/9/2019
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THIS WEEK: *Nikita Gill: Instapoet? More like “Insta-amateur”. Some of the most idiotic, empty, vapid poems spewed forth to naive and gullible amateurs, ever “written”. *Amateurs and intelligence. Or I should say, “Amateurs vs. Intelligence”. A real scientific study was done! *And by popular demand, more “Stories from the R.O.A.D” as in, “Real Overheard Amateur Dialogue”. PLUS: *On “60 Seconds”, the song, “Happy”, Family Guy, Oreos, Pringles and the right way to pronounce “mischievous”. Oh,...

Duration:00:49:48

"Pimp of Pro Nation"

6/2/2019
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THIS WEEK: *Why being chronically late earns you the rank of “amateur First Class”. *“Knowing your worth”. “Empowerment”. And other words amateurs need to hear themselves say to keep from admitting that they suck. *Need therapy for your “Game of Thrones” series hangover? Then don’t listen to this podcast. Ever. PLUS: *On “60 Seconds”, all female-cast movies re-titled for an all-male cast *”3 Pro Things” it’s all about “alone time” and a salute to Veterans Get the book!...

Duration:00:24:24

"CraZySeXyPro" (Thanks, TLC!)

5/26/2019
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THIS WEEK: *Amateur Nation: “Where Everyone Wins a Trophy”! *NASCAR v. “Bill Nye the Amateur Guy” *The “Amateur Mission Statement” *Ketchup on your fries or form a “ketchup puddle”? There is only one correct answer. PLUS: *“60 Seconds” *On ”3 Pro Things” it’s all about art and Rock n’ Roll Get the book! https://amzn.to/2OPSoOB Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/LouSantiniEntertainment Twitter: @lousantini Instagram: @lousantini3 Website: www.lousantini.com LISTEN ON: ITunes, Spotify, Google...

Duration:00:46:50

“Pros in the Attic” (Thanks, Aerosmith!)

5/19/2019
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THIS WEEK: *Why you should abandon Uber and Lyft and go back to taxis *The Story of the “Stardust Soul and the Amateur Cereals" *Comments from Pros who observed “No Social Media Day” last week PLUS: *I talk about “The Game of Thrones”…sorry, “GAMES of Thrones”, lacrosse, BBQ, zombies, and online car buying, all in “60 Seconds” *”3 Pro Things” Get the book! https://amzn.to/2OPSoOB Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/LouSantiniEntertainment Twitter: @lousantini Instagram: @lousantini3 Website:...

Duration:00:38:19

"The Wizard of Pros"

5/12/2019
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THIS WEEK: *I deconstruct the phony-spirituality, fake humanity, attention-grabbing meme, and GIF-posting amateurs and shove their trite quotes right up their unfulfilled, desperate, lonely, asses. *Fuck paper straws. And why. *Amateurs who think they are solving the world’s biggest problems by reinventing the sock. *More stories from the R.O.A.D. as in, “Real Overheard Amateur Dialogue”. *Don’t forget: “No Social Media Day” is Tuesday, 5/14! PLUS: *I throw that old “Ice Bucket Challenge”,...

Duration:00:36:23

“More Podcasts About Amateurs and Pros” (Thanks, Talking Heads!)

5/5/2019
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THIS WEEK: *Two easy ways to snag a FREE, “NO AMATEURS” trucker cap! *Amateurs who can’t park. I know, redundant. *May 14th is “NO SOCIAL MEDIA DAY”. *More proof that hybrid and electric cars aren’t the “energy saviors” they claim to be, but rather are just more shiny new pieces of tech marketed to keep amateurs wrapped in obnoxious attention-grabbing smugness. *Another story from the “R.O.A.D” as in, “real overheard amateur dialogue”. PLUS: *On “60 Seconds”, I talk about 3DTV, Mountain...

Duration:00:39:50

“Every Amateur Tells A Story” (Thanks, Rod Stewart!)

4/28/2019
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THIS WEEK: *One more idiotic thing that sends the fragile “brains” of amateurs into a tailspin. Here’s a hint: it’s WORDS! *The “Good News Network”: once a website I praised on “3 Pro Things”, now a part of “Amateur Nation”. *Why one amateur who MARRIED HERSELF showed that it was the OPPOSITE of “empowerment” and “self-love”. And we have a nominee for next year’s Ammy Awards! *Another story from the “R.O.A.D” as in, “real overheard amateur dialogue”. PLUS: *“60 Seconds” *”3 Pro Things”...

Duration:00:36:21

“Skyrockets in Flight, Amateurs’ Delight!” (Thanks, Starland Vocal Band!)

4/20/2019
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THIS WEEK: *How amateurs board a plane *The time I witnessed the world’s worst amateur actress forcing her way off a plane *My proposed, “Amateur Airlines: The Airline JUST For Amateurs” PLUS: *“60 Seconds” *”3 Pro Things”, including the phone you NEED to have and the world SHOULD have, and a great quote that overly sensitive crybaby, victim-type amateurs should heed, said by the legendary Pro in every sense of the word, Bruce Lee Get the book! https://amzn.to/2OPSoOB Facebook:...

Duration:00:36:39

"PRO in the U.S.A."

4/14/2019
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THIS WEEK: *From my book, “AMATEUR NATION: The Decline of Common Sense, Manners, and Social Skills”, one of the many ways, “You Might Be an amateur If”. *Also, from my book, one of many real life excerpts of my encounters with amateurs—at one of the many habitats where amateurs run rampant—the gym. *How George Washington was not only the Father of Our Country, but one of the founding fathers of amateur prevention—at age 14! PLUS: *“60 Seconds” *”3 Pro Things”, including Chris Rock and two...

Duration:00:27:45

“Close Encounters of the PRO Kind”

4/7/2019
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NEXT WEEK: *What the overused and misused hashtag, “Feeling Blessed” should mean *What real “gratitude” is and how amateurs manage to even fuck that up *I’m going to say another offensive word now, so be ready: “cyclist”. I know, I’m a horrible person. *I throw more of the amateur’s Kryptonite; logic, at the stupidity of texting and driving PLUS: *“60 Seconds” *”3 Pro Things” (Including Prius news!) Get the book! https://amzn.to/2OPSoOB Facebook:...

Duration:00:32:14

“Pros Don’t Cry” (The Episode Tech and Prius Lovers Will Hate)

3/31/2019
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THIS WEEK: *30 Bland Things That Are Like Driving a Prius *14 Easy Steps to Make Online Dinner Reservations *Do you like where you live? I don’t mean like it, I mean, “like” it, as in “like” it on Facebook? What if you were required to? *Amateurs: always finding new ways to abuse social media PLUS: *“60 Seconds” *”3 Pro Things”, The Hollywood Edition Get the book! https://amzn.to/2OPSoOB Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/LouSantiniEntertainment Twitter: @lousantini Instagram: @lousantini3...

Duration:00:28:36

"Pro's Labyrinth"

3/24/2019
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THIS WEEK: *A “prayer template” if you will, when you “send your prayers to the families” of amateurs after they do amateur things, like cross barriers to take a selfie with a jaguar and then get mauled. *The latest, very real, amateur health crisis: Selfie Wrist. *I drop more truth bombs about the misuse and overuse of the word “shaming”, AND how there’s not enough of it and how shaming often gets things done. *Here’s an SAT question for ya: “shame” is to “humiliation” as “bothered” is to...

Duration:00:33:45

“Never Mind the Amateurs, Here’s the PROS”

3/17/2019
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THIS WEEK: *Lots of food-related amateur stories including a brawl between amateurs started at a Red Lobster in my home state of Ohio. See? It’s not just Los Angeles! *“Identifying as vegan” and why that’s stupid. *Forget the “war on drugs”. The real war is on: CAKE. *Amateurs wanted their little internet connected electric scooters to rent—and then they ruined it with amateur behavior. More rock solid proof of how tech companies rarely, if ever, think through the consequences of their...

Duration:00:48:47

"Fear of an Amateur Planet"

3/10/2019
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THIS WEEK: *“AMATEUR NATION” is now heard on Spotify and Overcast! *Why PRO lives ARE more valuable and more important than amateur lives and why it’s the DUTY of Pros everywhere to call out, embarrass, and shun the amateurs. *Riding your bike is a great way to get exercise, but if you’re an amateur, the best way is to ride is in the dark, earbuds in, while texting! *How, “The Boy Who Cried Wolf” is one of the first stories about true amateur behavior and how this wave of hate crime hoaxes...

Duration:00:54:02

”Blood Sugar Sex PRO”

3/3/2019
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THIS WEEK: *Fans always first and I welcome my new listeners in Russia, Germany, Tanzania, Macedonia, and my favorite country I’ve ever visited, Portugal! *I weigh in on the Oscar drama and other associated Hollywood amateur behavior (*sneezes, “Spike Lee”! “Jussie Smollett!”*) I’m sorry, I’m allergic to amateurs *Few things in life give me as much pleasure as being right. And when it comes to the needlessness and amateur reasons for autonomous cars, score another one for the Pros. More...

Duration:00:34:46

“Pronifornication”

2/24/2019
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THIS WEEK: Fans always first, and I’m happy to say “Amateur Nation’s” fanbase has expanded to Mongolia, Spain, Ireland, Morocco, South Africa, and Ghana! You think texting and driving is bad, wait until you hear what I witnessed first hand while on the road. No hints. Did you know there’s a college for amateurs? “Amateur University”, aka, “The University of Texas-San Antonio”. When do you give up your seat on a subway or other public mass transportation? And should you have to ask? And...

Duration:00:46:07

”Dr. Prolove or: How I Learned to Stop Ignoring and Shun the Amateurs”

2/17/2019
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THIS WEEK: *We’re two months in to 2019 and we already have a nominee for “Amateur Person of the Year” for next year’s Ammy Awards! Here’s a hint: he’s stupid and could be the first person to die from irony! *What do you when they get your order wrong at McDonald’s? If you’re an amateur, you call the police! *Quiz for new amateur moms: The best way to breast feed is a) while standing, b) on a crowded, moving subway, C) all of the above! All Aboard Amateur Railways! PLUS: *“60 Seconds” *”3...

Duration:00:39:50

”Smells Like Pro Spirit”

2/9/2019
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THIS WEEK: *What do you do when you’re squished next to a fat person on a plane? If you’re an amateur, you cause a scene and run to social media! *From the amateur point of view, an article from the BBC, and “Why It’s Ok to Have Bad Manners” *“The Story of the Big, Mean Cookie" *The “Amateur National Anthem” PLUS: *“60 Seconds” *”3 Pro Things” Get the book! https://amzn.to/2OPSoOB Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/LouSantiniEntertainment Twitter: @lousantini Instagram: @lousantini3 Website:...

Duration:00:52:17