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Two friends sit down and have a lively conversation filled with good laughs and good times. Topics range from science fiction movies to sleeping with lesbians. Come on in and enjoy a good talk.

Two friends sit down and have a lively conversation filled with good laughs and good times. Topics range from science fiction movies to sleeping with lesbians. Come on in and enjoy a good talk.
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Detroit, MI

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Two friends sit down and have a lively conversation filled with good laughs and good times. Topics range from science fiction movies to sleeping with lesbians. Come on in and enjoy a good talk.

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English


Episodes

PTA 118 – She Made Me Do It

10/25/2018
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Happy Halloween! We sit down for our third annual Halloween episode where Steve makes Jason watch a scary movie and Jason talks about how much he screamed, this year is “The Conjuring”. We also talk about our favorite Halloween candies, and how we trick or treat with our kids. We also talk a bit about […]

Duration:01:50:52

PTA 117 – The Faster

10/18/2018
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Jason has been sick, again. Steve talks about fasting. Jason tells the story of the birthday party, and how he made some fellow parents extremely uncomfortable. Jason says goodbye to a familiar voice.

Duration:01:46:26

PTA 116 – It’s in the Mail

10/12/2018
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Jason and Steve share puke stories. Jason want to know if a particular phrase has ever been said honestly. Steve wonders how to determind the value of a hand me down gift. Jason finally gets on the Rick and Morty bandwagon.

Duration:01:41:18

PTA 115 – Twitter For One

10/5/2018
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Jason tells us how everyone is ruining his favorite season. We talk about the NFL and Kapernick. Steve shares the story of how he was kicked out of a Facebook group, and Jason loves a Facebook group for where he lives.

Duration:01:46:39

PTA 114 – The Retro Birthday

9/20/2018
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Jason tells the story of how he celebrated his wife’s birthday. Including a retro band, retro video games, retro conversation and Jason even recently rekindled a retro friendship.

Duration:01:09:10

PTA 113 – The Handmaid’s Podcast

9/13/2018
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In this episode we find out we are sexist, really really sexist.

Duration:01:14:50

PTA 112 – The 48

8/10/2018
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We did a live show on our other podcast, Rough Cut: Detroit! We are releasing the episode on both feeds because it was such a cool time. We went to the Detroit 48 Hour Film Project and sat down with the producers of the event, and some talent from both in front of and behind […]

Duration:02:24:59

PTA 111 – The Janitation Hall of Fame

8/2/2018
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Steve reminds Jason of a seven year old bet. We debate the career merits of a handful of legendary Detroit athletes. Jason wonders what basic skills are required to be a functioning adult. Steve gets a lesson in how motorcycles work. Jason makes a staggering confession about Star Wars: The Last Jedi.

Duration:01:24:39

PTA 110 – The Reminisce-rs

7/19/2018
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This wasn’t supposed to be an episode. You see, to ‘warm up’ into the show we like to sit and have a conversation with everything hot and rolling until we feel we are in a good groove to start the show. Most of these conversations just stay between us, locked up on a hard drive, […]

Duration:01:09:53

PTA 109 – The Movie Watchers

7/16/2018
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And we’re back! After a month off from the show, we sit down and talk about what we have been doing lately. What we have done is watch a bunch of movies! Jason tells about a summer vacation, and visiting some iconic TV locations. We talk a lot about MCU and Infinity War, as well […]

Duration:01:47:18

PTA 108 – The 99

6/15/2018
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We talk about the cancellation of one of our favorite shows and then dig into a streaming original show. We talk about the massive affect a new show producer has had on a major streaming service.

Duration:01:18:04

PTA 107 – I Know All About That

6/7/2018
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Jason has had one hell of a week.

Duration:01:23:05

PTA 106 – The Pronunciation Renunciation

5/24/2018
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We talk about what happens when our boss needs to talk to us. Jason relates an incredible work story that will leave all of you shocked. We talk about the ways people pronounce words that drives us crazy. We finish the episode talking about some big movies.

Duration:01:36:16

PTA 105 – The Sitcom Correction

5/18/2018
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Jason made a big omission during our favorite sitcoms episode. We talk about a famous directing partnership, a new podcast Steve is listening to, and a new sitcom we both love. Steve and Jason swap stories of getting pulled over. Jason introduces Steve to a terrifying children’s show.

Duration:01:25:28

PTA 104 – The Cover Artist

5/10/2018
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We talk about cover songs, which are our favorites and which are the worst. Steve tells us why we have missed a few weeks of episodes. We talk a bit about one blockbuster movie, and one amazing small budget flick.

Duration:01:04:52

PTA 103 – The Pulled Punch

4/11/2018
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Jason is really excited about a show. Jason is really disapointed about a show.

Duration:01:47:12

PTA 102 – The Sitcom Buster

4/5/2018
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In this episode we rank our all time favorite sitcoms! Jason tells the story of an incredible night of live comedy and we talk a little baseball.

Duration:01:07:54

PTA 101 – The Judgement Throne

3/29/2018
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We discuss what things we find the first time in a house that makes us judge the homeowner. Jason relates some potty training mishaps. We dig deep into the “Ready Player One” trailers in anticipation of its release this coming weekend. Jason is into yet another streaming platform original show. And we finally say a […]

Duration:01:41:55

PTA 100 – The Centenarian

3/21/2018
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It is our 100th episode! Jason has watched a lot of stuff lately. He tells Steve about watching comedy specials, Marvel movies, the newest a capella movie, and even a horror flick you may have heard of. We talk about Jason’s avoidance of a certain major actor, and why people love conspiracy theories. Thanks for […]

Duration:00:58:30

PTA 099 – The Naked Chick Fight

3/14/2018
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Steve grinds a few gears about driving. We discuss what it would be like to have a badass for a father. We talk about why halftime shows are always hated. Jason tells Steve about a few more Netflix originals we should all be getting into.

Duration:01:14:03