The boys discuss holiday traditions, nipple removal, Steven Pinker, English puddin', "uplifting news", and the changing American South! WAS IT A WAVE? Beastie Boys forever! Music from Desperate Journalist, and Edie Brickell and the New Bohemians (wtf). Happy Holidays folks!
Henry reports back from Shakori Hills Grassroots Music Festival, and the boys discuss festival, festival culture all over and over time. SXSW stories! Chris loses a shoe at a show. Henry pukes at one.
The boys realize Daydream Nation has been out for 30 years! New Steve Perry's new album wrestled to the ground. Fleetwood Mac's new song on Ellen! Steven Pinker! New music from Echo and the Bunnymen! Active Measures!
Producer Greg visits to help the boys reckon with the realities of accusations and investigations regarding something that happened in Henry's neighborhood as well as wrestle with its context and implications.
Video arcades smelled a certain way. Plastic, human beings, and electronics and darkness were a doorway to the future? Which games did you like? The boys weigh in on their favorites and why!
Henry has brush with nutty liars, Chris gets famous, and new music from Tierra Whack!
The boys are back from vacation in Folly Beach - and catch up on the glamorous world of TV production with a man who has traveled the world (Olympics, etc!) putting it all on tape for us to see - NBC Producer Greg Levin - Also: we taste the most divisive whiskey ever - Laphroaig. Henry says it tastes like asphalt and Barbicide. And: New Father John Misty!
Chris and Henry interview The Eyebrows at the listening party for their upcoming album VOLUME!
Why does popular culture/media keep revisiting the 80s? Was it the last forward thinking time? When did apathy become cool? Are we doomed to keep eating other time periods with no new ideas to be had?
The Bands Vs. The Solo Record(s) - Which would you rather take with you to the desert island? Also: Childish Gambino hits us with serious art, Carlton Pearson's Gospel of Inclusion, Cannonball Run and Dr Finger, and new great music from Lowtide.
Join us around the kitchen table, tossing back all the leftover dead soldiers - as we let go of what just didn't fit, just didn't work, made no sense, or was otherwise too great or awful to talk about the first time! New so-fresh-and-so-clean episodes coming soon!
Josh Robbins from Late Bloomer stops by the kitchen with the new album 'Waiting', and we discuss the album and how to pronounce actual words that we know - and playing the new single 'Heaven'. Special thanks to 6131 Records, and Self Aware Records. Also: What happened to Johnny Marr? And what happened to music in general anyway? What the hell is a Legacy Act?
The band Loftän speaks to the boys from the Pacific Northwest! Day drinking, great music, discussing Delilah the bus, and Team Epiphone Membership causes a rift in the whisky-time continuum, shrinking the boys into teeny tiny speakers!
Also - Moral Conundrums! "What would you do?" Who was Jim Morrissey? Chris judges a movie by the title alone! You'd cut what off? Sophie's Choice did not star Renée Zellweger!
What IS a cult? With the advent of movies and podcasts about famous cults - The boys take on their favorite "cults" from Scientology to Heaven's Gate to Rajneesh and some you have probably never even heard of! Music from Let's Eat Grandma!
John Fenn Steila from the band Heart of a Ghost visits the kitchen to give us the origin story of his band and their latest album "There Are Voices", and discuss UFOs, ghosts, demons, and the paranormal/supernatural! Also: Interview with the band OMNI!
Ep. #18 - Henry gets to interview Tommy Stinson - and somehow doesn't lose his shit! And the best topic ever selected: WORDS! 37 gender identities! Olympics closed down. Still talkin guns. Get Well Kevin Smith!
Great talk with our new friend and our own "Most Interesting Man in the World", Dr Marc! With stories about Trump at Mar-a-lago, Canada, Mother Teresa, and Bill Murray in Meatballs! Gun control! David Byrne! Steven Malkmus!
Olympics episode! Chris argues merits, Henry gives the nut uh! Stadium link: https://goo.gl/3x4D7e Tarantino/Uma: https://goo.gl/9VStF8 , Apology to The Fall. Military Parades? Falcon Heavy Launch! Elon Musk is Iron Man!