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The weekly ramblings of two people nobody should listen to. Hosted by Michael Darretta, champion of Texas and Adam Casalino, denizen of Gotham. Sometimes funny, never boring, this series will get you through some of your ride to work. Hey, it’s better than reading a book.

The weekly ramblings of two people nobody should listen to. Hosted by Michael Darretta, champion of Texas and Adam Casalino, denizen of Gotham. Sometimes funny, never boring, this series will get you through some of your ride to work. Hey, it’s better than reading a book.
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The weekly ramblings of two people nobody should listen to. Hosted by Michael Darretta, champion of Texas and Adam Casalino, denizen of Gotham. Sometimes funny, never boring, this series will get you through some of your ride to work. Hey, it’s better than reading a book.

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English


Episodes

Hamburgers are not Sandwiches!

9/20/2018
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Mike describes a bizarre scam involving iPhones and gift cards. Adam had a wild night... at Walmart. And, of course, yet another dad rant.

Duration:00:24:15

A Few Tips for Drinking Almond Milk

9/13/2018
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The boys are back to discuss a few things that are vitally important to our life and culture. Adam complains like a little girl about almond milk. Mike goes on yet another dad rant about the 90's. Buckle in my babies.

Duration:00:31:47

Tuppence a Bag!

9/5/2018
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The boys are back discussing more nonsense. Including talks about weird old kids movies, bridezillas, and another addition of Old Man Mike's rants. Don't you want to help the bird woman, you greedy bastard? Just give her your tuppence!

Duration:00:31:02

Long Walks in the Rain

8/29/2018
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Mike and Adam discuss the incredibly low bar Amazon Echo has for dads. Did you know dads can take care of children!?? Will wonders never cease!? Also an old man somehow gets on the podcast and complains about people getting upset about the rain. Seriously.

Duration:00:49:58

80's Wrestling Isn't Cool Anymore

8/22/2018
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Michael discovers a hard truth about his 1980's wrestling shirt. The boys also complain about one of the most popular songs on Spotify. This is a shorter episode. Let us know what you think about the length. Kisses!

Duration:00:16:31

The Face of Fugly

8/15/2018
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The boys reveal their agism as they complain about rude old people. Hey, just because you're north of 50 doesn't mean you can be a jerk! That's our stance. They also discuss the horrific time they entered a smelly Apple Store. Be afraid.

Duration:00:26:28

Best Day Ever!

8/8/2018
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Mike and Adam have a free-wheeling convo about all things. Or better put, they complain like men much older than themselves. At least they still have their hair... for now. Texas is up for lampooning, as is the crazies from Florida. Also, we hear some stellar accents. Oh yes, this is the best day ever.

Duration:00:39:23

The Ponytail Manager

7/31/2018
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Mike and Adam are back handing out life lessons to all you scrubs online. They discuss the importance of pixie sticks. We also spend a few seconds talking about our Ancestry.com results. Then it's on to complaining about slow drivers and a rude manager with a ponytail.

Duration:00:45:42

Hugs Not Drugs

7/24/2018
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The boys are back for another 40-ish minutes of mild hilarity. Mike tries to remember a shirt from the 80's about drugs. Adam complains about a lady just trying to walk her dog. And they both dish on their father's iconic accents. And there's something about a couple from Florida.

Duration:00:51:48

I'm an Old Man!

7/16/2018
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Mikey D and Adam "The Latin Lover" are back with a brand new episode of Better Than Reading. The boys are rusty, but they cobble together enough content to riff on swimming pools, toilet bowls, technology, and of course wedding photos. Plus, Mike is old and scares little children at the pool.

Duration:01:03:05

On Fleek!

6/1/2016
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The boys are back for another round of pop culture discussion, complaints against normal life, and some random nonsense. It's a show so good, we're totally on fleek. Radical man. Tubular. "Wagon Wheel" by Kevin MacLeod "Gypsy Jazz In Paris 1935" by Brett Van Donsel

Duration:00:31:49

Look out for the Starbucks Webcam!

5/18/2016
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The boys are back, bringing their usual brand of hilarious nonsense. This week they tackle big issues like visit Starbucks too often, product placement in music videos, and the dreaded beard tax. Also so good TV recommendations and follow up. Now we've got webcams at Starbucks? Geez! "Wagon Wheel" by Kevin MacLeod "Gypsy Jazz In Paris 1935" by Brett Van Donsel

Duration:00:48:14

Technical Difficulties

5/5/2016
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Despite Skype's best efforts we manage to circumvent our difficulties and record a show! The boys talk about the latest food truck craze, hipster parenting, and corn dog innovations. Also some super sweet music recommendations and TV shows. "Wagon Wheel" by Kevin MacLeod "Gypsy Jazz In Paris 1935" by Brett Van Donsel

Duration:00:51:46

She's Just Thirsty!

4/27/2016
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The boys tell horror stories from the world of retail. Look out for the hyper-spitter, the rolly polly insurance guy, and new slang. Is she thirsty? Are you thirsty? What are we talking about? Also some music and movie discussion.

Duration:00:30:22

Underneath the Mango Tree!

4/20/2016
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The guys discuss a strange mango based song. Mike opens up about his tragic cookie binge. If he had only knew. Adam discusses the friendly weirdos of Florida. Also some new music recommendations and pop culture wahooey. "Wagon Wheel" by Kevin MacLeod

Duration:00:34:38

One-Hit Wonders

4/13/2016
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The guys take a trip back in time, discussing their favorite one hit wonders from the 90's and 2000's. They spend a lot of time on this. But they do get to music recommendations and some talk about movies. "Wagon Wheel" by Kevin MacLeod "Gypsy Jazz In Paris 1935" by Brett Van Donsel

Duration:00:33:12

Robot Scarlett Johansson

4/6/2016
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It's late again and they boys are barricaded in. Mike and Adam discuss recent television events, including the Walking Dead finale and Wrestlemania. Also some super cool music recommendations you just have to check out. Be afraid of the bank-robbing Robot Scar Jo. Be very afraid. "Wagon Wheel" by Kevin MacLeod "Gypsy Jazz In Paris 1935" by Brett Van Donsel

Duration:00:41:56

Astronaut Sandwiches

3/30/2016
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We discuss names for a new comic and come up with some amazing inventions. How do astronauts eat in space? I think we have a solution. Also a lively discussion about our favorite fast food joints. And our website's back: betterthanreading.com. Mike looks good in Spandex. "Wagon Wheel" by Kevin MacLeod "Gypsy Jazz In Paris 1935" by Brett Van Donsel

Duration:00:19:29

Have Some Sloppy Joe, Sweetheart

3/23/2016
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The boys go way off the reservation on this one, channeling Bob Ross and his rarely mentioned partners. They also discuss the latest Pee-Wee Herman movie. Also, gravelly waitresses, sloppy joes, and strange clients. At some point they get to the latest iPhone news. "Wagon Wheel" by Kevin MacLeod "Gypsy Jazz In Paris 1935" by Brett Van Donsel

Duration:00:28:47

Live! Well, Sort Of

3/16/2016
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Mike and Adam meet up for a podcast to end all podcasts! Not really. They talk about Disney World, crooks on Facebook, and the dangers of Craigslist. Plus some new TV and music recommendations. "Wagon Wheel" by Kevin MacLeod "Gypsy Jazz In Paris 1935" by Brett Van Donsel

Duration:00:28:30