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A podcast where Al Jackson and Frank Caliendo (and guests) discuss issues and stories from lots of different angles ... it’s a conversation... not a debate... it’s about understanding “other sides” of an issue - not about being right... And sometimes, comedy can bring you together on a very serious issue. Al and Frank hold true to the title, they try to be serious... but they know that a little bit of laughter can make everything better.

A podcast where Al Jackson and Frank Caliendo (and guests) discuss issues and stories from lots of different angles ... it’s a conversation... not a debate... it’s about understanding “other sides” of an issue - not about being right... And sometimes, comedy can bring you together on a very serious issue. Al and Frank hold true to the title, they try to be serious... but they know that a little bit of laughter can make everything better.
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A podcast where Al Jackson and Frank Caliendo (and guests) discuss issues and stories from lots of different angles ... it’s a conversation... not a debate... it’s about understanding “other sides” of an issue - not about being right... And sometimes, comedy can bring you together on a very serious issue. Al and Frank hold true to the title, they try to be serious... but they know that a little bit of laughter can make everything better.

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English

Contact:

1-800-661-5653


Episodes

Click Exploitation, Alexa Listens & Kawahi Shoots Sixers Down

5/15/2019
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Al & Frank begin with a discussion of parents who seem to be using their children for click on online creator platforms like Youtube and the implications it could have. Then they talk about privacy in relation to devices like Amazon's Alexa which is always listening whether she's active or not. And finally they discuss whether a new generation of fans and their seeming disdain for seeing sporting events live is depriving them of seeing signature historic moments like Kawahi Leonard's buzzer...

Duration:00:39:36

The Pendulum Swings From Flight to Tech to Spelling Conundrums

5/8/2019
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Al & Frank swing a hefty pendulum in this week's episode beginning with tales of the hassles of the frequent flyer, swinging to Al prepping to go camping, back to delving into Frank's favorite chain restaurants, over to tech boom doom and finally arcing back to discuss our president's spelling conundrums!

Duration:00:48:46

How To Get Fired...Or Not

5/1/2019
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The guys talk with 98 KUPD/Phoenix morning radio host John Holmberg about the "business", comedy, life, regrets, apologies and more!

Duration:01:14:23

Frank Is Swinging Some Expensive Wood

4/25/2019
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Al & Frank talk Black & White haircuts, their favorite things in life like Airpods, dating apps, gender fluidity and the differences in between kids and their parents, touch on the scientific method, explore fake toxic masculinity and wrap it all up with something called the Day of Silence. Oh and also discuss high end ping pong paddles.

Duration:00:53:09

Tiger Reigns & Alexa Crashes The Podcast With An Alex Jones Conspiracy Theory

4/18/2019
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Al & Frank talk about the historic Masters weekend of Tiger Woods and how it is to live with supreme talent. Al wonders how death threats can still be a real thing in today's society. Are people becoming more and more comfortable with living in a sexless marriage? And Al plays a game with Frank and invites in Alex Jones and Donald Trump to play!

Duration:00:47:04

Influence Of Instagram Influencers, Beer Town Rundown, and Spousal defense

4/10/2019
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Al & Frank discuss what constitutes 'Influence' in today's world now that Instagram "influencing" is a thing. Al tests Frank's knowledge of well-known Beer Towns in the US. A discussion of whether your spouse should come to your defense in an online battle or argument whether you may want them to or not. And they tiptoe around the topic of whether the country is more ready for its first gay president or its first female president?

Duration:00:44:35

End Game Scalpers, Aging Rockers, A New Game and Dating by Common Therapy

4/4/2019
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With the upcoming release of Avengers: End Game, tickets went on sale and sold so quickly that it may foster a new scalping genre. Al wonders of iconic rockers, comedians and celebs are feeling compelled to hang on a bit too long at the expense of their legacies. Frank challenges Al with a new game of quotes called DJT, AOC or IMDB. And lastly the guys explore a new dating trend whereby men and women find each other through having a certain kind of therapy in common.

Duration:00:44:00

The Mueller Drop, NBA Star Sitouts, Elevator Pitches to the President!

3/26/2019
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On this episode Al & Frank discuss Robert Mueller's Day Off, whether or not there's such a thing as a "cheap seat" in the NBA, does Frank's family tree have a hidden height gene he's unaware of, and Al pitches the President on his National Siesta Plan!.

Duration:00:58:32

How I Got Into College

3/19/2019
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The boys discuss the “gray” area known as college admissions, what fans behavior should be checked and what should be allowed at public sporting events. Plus, everyone’s favorite game: “Frank is Apprehensive” and a special pep talk for the D-1 basketball team ranked dead last out of 353. Al Jackson & Frank Caliendo

Duration:00:53:04

Do Words Matter As Much As Who’s Saying Them?

3/12/2019
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The boys get waist deep in the murky waters of context and question who’s allowed to be honest and who should tread lightly. Plus the debut of the game: Frank is APPrehensive! Al Jackson & Frank Caliendo ​

Duration:00:59:23

Second Tier Fast Food Podcasting

3/5/2019
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Al Jackson and Frank Caliendo discuss McDonald Trump's fast food service... gender transition in sports, and Frank sounds smarter than usual, but he’s still no Al Jackson.

Duration:00:53:52

Zion, College and Cookies

3/1/2019
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The guys finish their discussion about basketball player, Zion Williamson, Frank reads an message from a listener, and it all comes back to cookies. Frank Caliendo & Al Jackson ​

Duration:00:35:29

Spike Takes a Stand, Zion Takes a Tumble

2/26/2019
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The boys discuss if Spike was out of line and if the business model of college sports is sustainable? Frank reflects on his first time on Daily Blast Live and sings the praises of Men’s Warehouse. Frank Caliendo & Al Jackson. ​

Duration:01:01:06

Bonus - Dave Houston & Chris Spangle Continue Libertarian Discussion

2/22/2019
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In this bonus episode, two recurring guests, Dave Houston and Chris Spangle continue the Libertarian discussion. Chris Spangle is the host of the "We Are Libertarians" podcast which can be found on any podcasting app.

Duration:01:44:29

Food Poisoning... Food for Thought and Football

2/19/2019
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Frank Caliendo & Al Jackson discuss Frank's upcoming trip to Denver, Al’s past weekend in Chicago, alleged events, and alternative off season football.

Duration:01:09:28

Is Al On Thin Ice Over Thin Mints?

2/14/2019
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Al reads a letter from a “fan” and Liam attempts to fan the flames after a controversial interview. Did he pull it off?

Duration:00:51:25

Not feeling Bezos latest package? The boys discuss ​

2/12/2019
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The richest man in history bares all? It looks like everything is going up- except teachers salaries. Plus, Girl Scouts of America clap back against Al!? NO COOKIES FOR YOU JACKSON!!! ​

Duration:01:04:17

Filling the Gap

2/7/2019
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Al ended up having to work during podcast playtime... so we go to the vault and take a look at a previously unreleased episode where Al interviews Frank.

Duration:00:53:58

Super Bowl Shuffle: Al And Frank Recap All That Was SB53

2/5/2019
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Al Jackson and Frank Caliendo give their thoughts on the big game and the 17 million people who called off work. Halftime backlash... an immigration question for Frank... Al turns Frank into his voice puppet... and Krafti B. ​

Duration:01:05:21

Super Bowl = Super Special Pod From Al & Frank

2/1/2019
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Al Jackson & Frank Caliendo talk about the Super Bowl... because it's a big deal. The boys talk about the Big Game: their excitement, traditions, and of course predictions. Enjoy!

Duration:00:10:52