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Join hosts Rivers Langley, Pat Reilly, and Mr. Goodnight on their intrepid aural expedition through the world of oft-forgotten pop culture on "The Goods from the Woods". Featuring personal tales and recollections on the theme from the hosts and their special weekly guests, "The Goods from the Woods" will leave you enlightened. It will leave you enraptured. You will find yourself changed, daddy! Also, you will laugh.

Join hosts Rivers Langley, Pat Reilly, and Mr. Goodnight on their intrepid aural expedition through the world of oft-forgotten pop culture on "The Goods from the Woods". Featuring personal tales and recollections on the theme from the hosts and their special weekly guests, "The Goods from the Woods" will leave you enlightened. It will leave you enraptured. You will find yourself changed, daddy! Also, you will laugh.
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Santa Monica, CA

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Join hosts Rivers Langley, Pat Reilly, and Mr. Goodnight on their intrepid aural expedition through the world of oft-forgotten pop culture on "The Goods from the Woods". Featuring personal tales and recollections on the theme from the hosts and their special weekly guests, "The Goods from the Woods" will leave you enlightened. It will leave you enraptured. You will find yourself changed, daddy! Also, you will laugh.

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1323-A 3rd St Santa Monica, CA 90401 (310) 451-0850


Episodes

Episode #223 - "Presidential Kombat" with Laura Crawford

12/4/2018
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In this episode, the Goods from the Woods Boys, guest host Sam Harter, and VERY SPECIAL return guest, comedian Laura Crawford, go back to that old chestnut: "WHO'D WIN IN A FIGHT?". This time it's a Great American Bash as we try to figure out who'd win in a bracket-based championship fighting tournament amongst former chief executives. Will John Adams' nerd rage overcome Warren G. Harding's drunken master style? Will Abraham Lincoln's height and farm strength be able to triumph over Richard...

Duration:01:22:59

Episode #222 - "Just Bleed" with Bill Conway

11/27/2018
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In this episode, the Goods from the Woods Boys and their special guest host, comedian Sam Harter, talk to the co-founder of The Hard Times and one of Rivers' oldest friends in comedy: Bill Conway! This episode begins with Pat inducting James Ladner aka "The Just Bleed Guy" into the Goods from the Woods Hall of Fame. This fight-themed start to the episode gives way to a rollicking discussion of all things both brutal and gnarly. We talk about fights, mosh pits, hardcore punk rock, walls of...

Duration:01:25:25

Episode #221 - "Summer Camp" with Evan Kessler

11/20/2018
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In this episode, the Goods from the Woods Boys are joined by guest host, comedian Sam Harter in a discussion about the joys of summer camp with our guest, comedian Evan Kessler. With summer just seven months away, this episode could not be more timely! We also talk about Evan's time managing the Top 20 Countdown as a segment producer over at VH1 in the golden era of that network when Vanessa Carlton's music filled the air and the butt rock flowed like wine. This episode is the perfect thing...

Duration:01:11:50

Episode #220 - "Halloween Havoc 1995" with Adam Murray & Justin Morales

11/13/2018
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In this episode, the Goods from the Woods Boys are joined by filmmaker Adam Murray and professional wrestler Justin Morales and they're talking about the event that might just be the progenitor of all bad wrestling: WCW's Halloween Havoc 1995. We're running down the entire card here talking about everything from monster trucks to Yetis who are actually mummies. We even get some wrestling talk in there. This episode is hilarious and we think you're gonna love it! Follow Adam on all social...

Duration:02:08:50

Episode #219 - "Butt Rock Gauntlet 2" with Sam Harter & Justin Morales

11/6/2018
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In this episode, Dr. Pat's Psycho Circus is back in town! It's Butt Rock Gauntlet 2. This time, we're joined by comedian Sam Harter and professional wrestler and butt rock aficionado Justin Morales (AKA "Shitty Superman" from The Brian Kendrick's Wrestling Pro Wrestling) for an absolutely amazing single elimination tournament of the buttiest of the butt. Who's gonna win when the titans of butt rock collide? We've got Creed. We've got Stain'd. We've even got the theme from ESPN's Sportscenter...

Duration:01:34:26

Episode #218 - "Ghost Stories" with Vanessa Gritton & Rick Wood

10/30/2018
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In this *VERY SCARY* Halloween episode, The Goods from the Woods Boys hop in the Mystery Machine with their special guests, comedians Rick Wood and Vanessa Gritton, to explore the kooky and spooky world of ghost stories from everyone's home state. We face down ghost peacocks in Florida, suicidal beer magnates in Virginia, and even a 7-foot tall hugging lady ghost in Alabama. This episode has absolutely everything you need to get you in the mood for the most terrifying evening of the year....

Duration:01:29:50

Episode #217 - "The Lake Show" with Kevin Macias

10/23/2018
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In this episode, the Goods from the Woods Boys are joined by comedian Kevin Macias for a show that's all about Los Angeles sports and, more specifically, the Los Angeles Lakers basketball team. We go into recent drama regarding The Rockets' James Harden (Rivers just knows him as "Beard Guy") and his brawl with the Lakers at the Staples Center. We also talk about classic Lakers teams and players. Who's the coolest? We definitely think it's Kurt Rambis and his shorty-shorts. This episode also...

Duration:01:13:18

Episode #216 - "Jesco White" with What Did You Learn? Podcast

10/16/2018
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In this VERY SPECIAL episode, the Goods from the Woods Boys once again combine forces with Monika Scott and Luke Jensen from the "What Did You Learn?" Podcast for a crossover episode on one of the most INSANE trilogy of documentaries ever created: 'Dancing Outlaw' (1991), 'Dancing Outlaw II: Jesco Goes to Hollywood' (1999), and 'The Wild Wonderful Whites of West Virginia' (2009) all about the White Family of West Virginia and their prodigal son: Jesco aka "The Dancing Outlaw". When...

Duration:01:56:23

Episode #215 - "Toy Crazes"

10/9/2018
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In this episode, the Goods from the Woods Boys are all by their lonesome talking about the history of toy crazes. From the classic Beanie Babies and Tickle Me Elmo to the toys of yore like Mr. Potato Head which used to be an ACTUAL POTATO! These are the toys that caused mayhem at department stores all over the country. We also talk about pumpkin spice, Limp Bizkit's fight with Insane Clown Posse, and we hear what's on Stone Cold Marc Maron's mind. This is a super fun episode. Rate, review,...

Duration:01:14:01

Episode #214 - "Tribute Albums" with John-Michael Bond

10/2/2018
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In this episode, the Goods from the Woods Boys, and their special guest host Joe Raines, are joined by one of our favorite past guests of the show: John-Michael Bond! This episode is all about the record store oddity that is the TRIBUTE ALBUM. Ever since people starting doing weird ass Beatles tributes in the 70's, these curiosities of pop music have befuddled everyone who's ever listened to one. This episode covers bizarre covers of The Carpenters by Sonic Youth, The Ramones by U2, The...

Duration:01:26:10

Episode #213 - "Great British Bake Off" with Anna Valenzuela

9/25/2018
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In this episode, the Goods from the Woods Boys welcome back one of the funniest people on the planet and the star of Comedy Central's Roast Battle, Anna Valenzuela, for a chat about the most soothing show on TV: BBC's "The Great British Bake Off". We're talkin' about the character types that compete every year for... a plate?? We also talk about the recent influx of scary homeless guys doing stand-up at L.A. comedy open mics. Also, our special guest host, Joe Raines, gives us his firsthand...

Duration:01:27:54

Episode #212 - "Cars" with Troy Walker

9/18/2018
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In this episode, the Goods from the Woods Boys welcome comedian Troy Walker back to the show after too damn long, frankly. This time, Troy's here to talk about cars: both good and HORRIBLY, HORRIBLY bad. We're talkin' about our first cars and their often inglorious ends in the ditches, parking lots, and road shoulders of this great country. We also chat a little bit about Troy's live weekly comedy show SKITS and, of course, a few fun side tangents. We hope you enjoy this episode whether...

Duration:01:20:31

Episode #211 - "Vortex I" with Adam Tod Brown

9/11/2018
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In this episode, the Goods Boys are joined by guest host comedian Scott Howard and the Grand Poobah of the Unpopular Opinion Podcast Network: Adam Tod Brown! For this episode, Rivers unfurls the story of the first, last, and only government-sponsored music festival: Vortex I: A Biodegradable Festival of Life. Vortex I was held for a week at a state park outside of Portland, Oregon. The ulterior motive behind the festival was to lure hippies away from the city so they would not interfere with...

Duration:01:24:26

Episode #210 - "Butt Rock Gauntlet"

9/4/2018
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In this episode, the Goods from the Woods Boys explore the worst sub-genre of rock 'n' roll: BUTT ROCK! This episode is all about trying to figure out which butt rock song is the butt rock-y-est of all time. Will it be "Figured You Out By" Nickelback? Will it be "Sway" by Coal Chamber? "Click Click Boom"? Something by Limp Bizkit? Will it be an unforeseen dark horse with a game-winning RKO from outta nowhere? You'll just have to tune in to find out. Step inside Dr. Pat's Psycho Circus. This...

Duration:01:14:59

Episode #209 - "Celebrity Restaurants" with Emily Faye

8/28/2018
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In this episode, the Goods from the Woods Boys welcome comedian Emily Faye to talk about what happens when celebrities try to get in the restaurant business. From the beginning of Hollywood there have always been celebrities trying to become restaurateurs and they almost always fail in hilarious ways. In this episode we talk about everyone from Jennifer Lopez to Mickey Rooney; Fatty Arbuckle to Flavor Flav. We also sample Mark and Donnie Wahlburg's Wahlburgers and Danny Trejo's Donuts live...

Duration:01:29:31

Episode #208 - "WPW Superstars"

8/21/2018
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In this episode, Rivers and Dr. Pat are recording this episode at the bar at the Moose Lodge in Burbank, CA before their gig announcing for The Brian Kendrick's Wrestling Pro Wrestling! The Goods from the Woods Boys decided to sit down with some of the talent on the show. This episode features WPW Champ (at the time) Darwin Finch, Jon Allen AKA "Ricotta Flair", Erik Kimerer AKA "The Sassy Assassin", Jason Wayne Christian of Jakked Comedy Wrestling, as well as past guests of the show,...

Duration:01:21:18

Episode #207 - "Broadway Flops" with Alex Mandelberg

8/14/2018
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In this episode, Rivers, Dr. Pat, and Joe Raines are talking to comedian and professional thespian Alex Mandelberg about the biggest fails in the history of Broadway! We're talking "Carrie: The Musical", "Chess", "Moose Murders" and, of course, "Spider-Man: Turn Off the Dark"! You think bad movies are a fiasco? Wait 'til you hear these stories! Alex is super hilarious and we hope you check him out on all forms of social media @AMandelberg! You can follow us on Twitter:...

Duration:01:22:02

Episode #206 - "Payola" with Gabriel Rossman

8/7/2018
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In this episode, the Goods from the Woods Boys and special guest host, comedian Joe Raines, sit down with UCLA Sociology Professor (and Dr. Pat's doctoral adviser!) Gabriel Rossman! Dr. Rossman is here to tell us about the ridiculously sleazy radio payola scandals. From the whiskey-fueled orgies in the 50's to the cocaine-stuffed cassette tape payoffs of the 80's, the radio business is so unbelievably dirty and the payola stories are HILARIOUS! This is a great episode and we're psyched for...

Duration:01:22:01

Episode #205 - "Infomercials"

7/31/2018
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In this episode, Rivers and Dr. Pat are once again joined by guest host comedian Joe Raines and this week they're holding a tournament that's an instant classic about the BEST INFOMERCIALS! We're talking about Snuggie, the Shake Weight, the Greatest Vitamin in the World, as well as the titans of infomercials like Billy Mays, Ron Popeil, and Matthew Lesko! You can follow us on Twitter: @TheGoodsPod Rivers is @RiversLangley Dr. Pat is @PM_Reilly Joe is @JoeMFRaines Mr. Goodnight is...

Duration:01:19:06

Episode #204 - "Milli Vanilli"

7/24/2018
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In this episode, after nearly a year on our list of possible "Deep Dive" episode topics, Dr. Pat finally gets to talk to Rivers and special guest host Joe Raines about one of his favorite artists who also just so happen to be the most infamous musical frauds of all time: MILLI VANILLI! From the late 80's until the early 90's, Milli Vanilli was one of the most popular groups in the world. Then, after winning a Grammy for "Best New Artist" and losing a game of chicken with their evil record...

Duration:01:24:56