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Episode 035- Intelligent Design, Prank Calls, the 90's and Nick Nolte vs. Gary Busey

For this episode of the podcast John and Jarrod talk Conspiracy Theories, issues with Mainstream Science, The Big Bang Theory (not the show), Intelligent Design, UFOs, Astronomy, WTF Podcast, Gary Busey Vs Nick Nolte, The Apprentice, Mark McGrath, accessing our memories from the past, our perception of reality, prank calling people as kids, Growing up in the 90s and more! John also reads his 1993 Unsolved Mystery article published in the Eagle Express and the guys role play as actors...


Episode 034 - Justin Swindle: Air Force Veteran, Nuclear Medicine Tech, and Tesla Owner

For this episode of the podcast the guys sit down with Justin Swindle and talk about driving a Tesla, the Mandela Effect, Bigfoot, Astrology, how Justin’s service in the Air Force led to his career as a Nuclear Medicine Technician, real estate opportunities, Bottle Rock, being a front-runner sports fan, flooding his home while trying to install a Water Ionizer Machine and drinking ionized water, parents who cross the line at kids sports games, angry drivers, and much more!


Episode 033 - Astrology, Ghost stories, and Kid Sports

John and Jarrod talk about Astrology and their zodiac signs, horoscopes, ghost stories and how our perception of unexplainable events change over time, nightmares, being scared at night as a child, rational vs irrational fears, kids playing sports, adult sports, playing basketball growing up, being bit by a shark, bear or rattlesnake, riding a Harley Davidson across country, the movie A Quiet Place and more!


Episode 032 - Michael Hidalgo: Frontman and Business Owner

Michael Hidalgo has been the frontman for multiple bands including Madison Ave and Colour 21. With over a decade of experience writing, recording and performing live, Michael has experienced his share of memorable moments along the way, including meeting Chi Cheng from the Deftones. But with the highs, he has also experienced some lows including the devastating loss of friends and bandmates close to him. Michael shares what it was like growing up as a Jehovah’s Witness and his decision to...


Episode 030 - Midlife Crisis, EMO then & now, and Reality TV

For this episode of the podcast, John clarifies an important distinction between being bullied and a one-off altercation. Jarrod tells his story about when his Rocky movies were stolen out of his house. The guys also discuss Quentin Tarantino movies, midlife crisis, Dashboard Confessional, Lil Peep, emo music then Vs. emo music now, style criticism and fashion haters, individuality and being yourself whatever that looks like, social norms, reality TV, Big Brother, human biology and...


Episode 029 - Ryan Sollom aka Pogus: Frontman and Former Wrestler

Ryan Sollom is the singer and frontman of the hardworking rock band Surviving the Era (STE), who are currently in the studio recording their follow up album to their 2016 release “Parallax”. With a grueling tour schedule of 100+ live shows a year, STE delivers a professional and energetic live show where Ryan admittedly gets lost in the moment and leaves it all out on the stage. Ryan shares how he got started in music over two decades ago and how he took a stab at being an entertainment...


Episode 028 - Light Rail Hero, Clint Eastwood, Accusations, and Podcast Therapy

The guys get deep on topics including the power and consequences of accusations, holding your breath when you walk by certain people, cross contamination, Dateline & being found guilty of a crime with no physical evidence, spreading germs, the Flu Shot, redoing High School, Clint Eastwood, the showdown in the Light Rail parking lot, Joaquin Phoenix’s performance in the movie ‘I’m Still Here’, John’s 6th grade altercation that brought him to tears of anger and how he became the Light Rail...


Episode 027 - Billy English: The Angel Returns!

For Episode 027 of the podcast, the guys welcome back Episode 004 guest, Billy English AKA Angel. They talk men’s fashion and how men’s shorts should fit (above or below the knee), skydiving, Jiu-Jitsu, men who love and drive minivans, Conor McGregor, pre and post Dallas Buyers Club Matthew McConaughey, Jared Leto, Zac Efron (again), 60 Days In, crying during the movies Coco and Apollo 13, drinking too much alcohol, sobriety and much more! The guys also cast each other in roles as...


Episode 026 - New Year's Resolutions, Group Text Threads, Zac Efron, and Slow ATM Users

Happy New Year from the John & Co. Podcast! For the very first episode of 2018, the guys talk Y2K and surviving a major catastrophe, slow ATM users, searching Netflix for the right movie, Group Text threads, 60 Days In, New Year’s Resolutions, riding motorcycles, raising kids, tipping bartenders/servers and the triple-dip glass cleaning method. John breaks down the films Shot Caller and The Greatest Showman. He also proclaims his love for Zac Efron and puts Hugh Jackman on the list of...


Episode 025 - Alien's, Bigfoot, UFO's, Bears, and Turtles on a Leash

The guys talk about the Defense Department’s Advanced Aerospace Threat Identification Program, Disclosure, Aliens, UFOs, Dr. Steven Greer, Tom DeLonge & To The Stars Academy of Arts & Science, The Voyager Golden Record, Star Wars, Creed 2, Bigfoot, Bears in the wilderness, Sleepy Time tea, Pet stories including John’s turtle on a leash, and more!


Episode 023 - Roller Skating, Tom Cruise, Surviving Jail, Inflation and the cost of Avocados

For Episode #23 of the podcast, the guys get nostalgic about time spent at the roller skating rink in their youth, and the good old days before cellphones when you had to actually write letters. Hollywood and bad plastic surgery, How to survive in jail, The longest movie intro ever, Movie theater etiquette, Tom Cruise before and after Katie Holmes. John rants about the cost of living, inflation and how the system isn’t structured to accommodate and benefit the people that make up the...


Episode 020 - JFK conspiracy, SpaceX, Myspace, tattoos, and NCAA Scandal

John and Jarrod talk JFK assassination conspiracies, underground nuclear bomb and zombie apocalypse bunkers, Elon Musk SpaceX rocket to Mars, B.O.B. Flat Earth, Netflix - The Confession Tapes, Ink Master, bad celebrity tattoos, Government Secrecy, NCAA Scandal, MySpace Top 8, teenage vandals and the mysterious "lawn forks", human consciousness/evolution, PEDs, intense youth sport parents and more! Mentions: Mathew Houston, Justin Bieber, Petaluma (band), Ed Sheeran, Private Island (band),...


Episode 019 - Conspiracy Theories, 9/11, NASA, Moon Landing, Planet X, and Free Will

John and Jarrod talk the origin of Planet X (Nibiru) conspiracy theories and the prediction that it will collide with the earth on 9/23/17, military bases on the dark side of the Moon, NASA Apollo 11 Moon Landing conspiracy, questioning the 9/11 Commission Report, the Pentagon and Building 7 official story, warm caves under the ice in Antarctica, Flat Earth, natural disasters, are Real Estate Agents a necessity, North Korea, fate and whether we have free will and complete control over our...


Episode 018 - Jonathan Barklage: Captain, Drummer, Future Treasure Hunter

For this episode we feature Captain Jonathan Barklage, drummer, Diesel Engine enthusiast and owner of Aqua Mobile Marine. We talk the legend of Jacques Cousteau's discovery at the bottom of Lake Tahoe, men driving minivans, treasure hunting, raising kids in a technological age, Jon's encounter with Gypsies in the desert and much more. For more information about Aqua Mobile Marine check out


Episode 017 - Shane Gutto: DJ Esoteric Informer, Kombucha Brewer, Meme Maker

Shane Gutto aka Esoteric Informer is a DJ, Kombucha Brewer and Meme Maker. We talk alternative views on history, advanced ancient civilizations, consciousness, philosophy, what it's like being a sober DJ and more. Check out an internet based collective of Information, Music, Fashion, Merchandise, Photography, Illustration and Awareness.


Episode 016 - Public Bathrooms, Meteor Showers, International Space Station, Fear and Intuition

John and Jarrod talk proper bathroom etiquette and the legend of the sideways bathroom stall sitter, people who blast their music on public transportation, Perseids Meteor Shower, Red Light Cameras, the difference between true fear and unwarranted fear, ARCO's 35-cent fee, and more.


Episode 015 - Mikey LP: Musician, Actor, Texas Bouncer

Mikey LP drops by the John & Co. Podcast studio to plug his upcoming show at Sacramento's Concert in the Park and talk about his new album. He shares some of his past experiences as a bouncer in Austin, Texas, how Chris Cornell inspired him as a musician, and more.


Episode 014 - Robby Gibb and Ian Moch: Musicians (Colour 21, Tell The Wolves, Madison Ave)

For this episode of John & Co., drummer/bassist Ian Moch and guitarist Robby Gibb of the band Colour 21 join the podcast. We talk about everything from Robby being a vegan and tattooing himself to Ian's research of the Mandela Effect and holding down the entire rhythm section for their band. "John's Journal" returns where he reads an entry regarding the secrecy behind the 1947 crash at Roswell and how the government has been able to keep a tight lid on the truth.


Episode 012 – Sean Kolar: Singer / Songwriter, Tennis Instructor, Instagram Personality

Singer/songwriter Sean Kolar joins John & Jarrod to talk music, tennis, the importance of being authentic as an artist, bush diving on the Sunset Strip, Christopher Walken complementing Sean's hat, horse towns in Corona and much more. Sean even drops an a cappella version of No Diggity on the mic.


Episode 011 – Lazy Teenagers, Alien Abductions, Evenings in Jail

John and Jarrod discuss 60 Days In, Fire in the Sky/Alien Abductions, Jarrod's overnight stay in jail, the woman who took a crap on the floor at Ross and more. John also rants about slow moving, lazy courtesy clerks and gives advice to high school students. Enjoy!