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From bombs, bullets, and bad guys to politics, pop culture and all things problematic: Zero Blog Thirty is the stories you might know told from a slightly different perspective that was forged through war, wit, and wounds.

From bombs, bullets, and bad guys to politics, pop culture and all things problematic: Zero Blog Thirty is the stories you might know told from a slightly different perspective that was forged through war, wit, and wounds.
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From bombs, bullets, and bad guys to politics, pop culture and all things problematic: Zero Blog Thirty is the stories you might know told from a slightly different perspective that was forged through war, wit, and wounds.






ZBT #93: Changing Up The Fitness Test featuring Dan Pfeiffer

The whole crew is in NYC to discuss the Thai cave rescue and the Army changing it's fitness standards. Dan Pfeiffer from Pod Save America joins the show to discuss the current political climate.


ZBT #92: 4th of July BBQ's Featuring Kyle Stewart & Michael Jackson

The 4th of July is right around the corner, so Kate quizzes the rest of the crew on some Independence Day facts. Chaps dishes out the details on what would be his ideal barbecue. MMA fighter Kyle Stewart joins the show to talk about his 10-0 record, his time in the Marines, and how he's using his fighting career to inspire others.


Dropping The D: It’s Okay To Have Post Traumatic Stress

June 27th is National PTSD Awareness Day & Zero Blog Thirty is honoring that with a special episode. Chaps, Captain Cons & Kate drop that D (disorder) all on ya and discuss the signs, symptoms & options for someone who might be dealing with PTS. Learn about The Headstrong Project & know that whether you're a civilian or veteran, there's no shame to the mental health game.


ZBT #91: We Need More Military Discounts featuring Matthew 'Whiz' Buckley

After a woman in San Antonio got upset she couldn't get a military discount on a traffic ticket, Chaps, Cons and Kate break down where they would like to have military discounts. They also discuss the West Point grad that got other than honorably discharged for supporting communism in a graduation photo. Matthew 'Whiz' Buckley joins the show to talk about being a Navy Pilot turned Top Gun CEO. A nutty Marine jumped the White House fence, Cons has a Badass of the Week, and much more in a...


ZBT #90: Zero Blog Theater: Full Metal Jacket featuring Lights Camera Barstool

Jeff and KenJac from Lights Camera Barstool join the ZBT crew for a live viewing of Full Metal Jacket. Kate and Cons discuss the Singapore summit, and what would happen if a nuke hit Times Square.


ZBT #89: H.R. McMaster / Platoon Room

Francis tries to pass off some stolen valor on us but we're not buyin what he's sellin. Kate gets the first interview with Lt. General H.R. McMaster since his retirement (5:35-7:22). The crew also discusses how Master Sergeant Andre Rush is the most jacked White House Chef of all-time, an update on the stolen tank, and more.


ZBT #88: Canine Goofin' featuring Shelby Miller

Chaps is debating whether or not to put his dog pal Gus up in a fancy dog hotel while he's away at Disney. He also likes to have dick-measuring contests with the veteranarians because he knows more then they do. Chaps tells stories about one of his old service dogs Santo, who was kind of a jerk. Shelby Miller of the Arizona Diamondbacks joins Kate and Cons to talk about his new project Heroes F1rst.


ZBT #87: MDW

Chaps, Kate and Cons are here to tell you that you can enjoy your Memorial Day Weekend while still reflecting on those who gave their lives for this country. Kate reflects on one of her fallen comrades in this week's Kate's corner. Also, what's the worst thing you've ever had to wipe your ass with?


ZBT #86: Burn Pits featuring the Smithsonian Museum

One of the biggest stories in the military world is the case of the burn pits. Veterans are getting sick because of the chemicals produced in the burn pits, but they are important for military protocol. Chaps and Kate interview Miranda Summers Lowe and Arthur Daemmrich from the Smithsonian Museum in Washington DC about an event they are hosting called Military Invention Day. The gang answers some hypotheticals to finish off the show.


ZBT #85: Go Ruck Yourself featuring Ryan Cauley and #RuckingForRaiders

Kate is having a rucking good time down in sweet home Alabama with the #RuckingForRaiders squad, and she calls in with the man who organized it all, Dan. Dan talks about his inspiration for creating and leading the event. Barstool Heartland's Ryan Cauley also joins us to talk about PTSD and to call out who veterans who use their large platform to deny its severity.


ZBT #84 Double Episode: David Burnett Interview / Platoon Room featuring Max Uriarte

Buddy,,,,, you better get excited for this double episode. We kick things off with Max Uriarte AKA Terminal Lance who joins us for a platoon room. We run through a couple hypotheticals about going to Vegas with Mad Dog Mattis and painting with your penis/dick/butt/ass. Author David Burnett joins us in the second half to talk about his experience flying chinooks like a badass. People don't call him the Nightstalker for nothing folks.


ZBT #83: Sorry Mr. Jackson, (Oooooooh) We Are For Reaaaalllllll

From Texas to NYC to Philly, the ZBT crew delivers the most correct takes on Afghani officers going AWOL, #Puppetgate, and Dr. Ronny Jackson getting into a heap of trouble. Chaps interviews Josh Dawsey from the Washington Post about never having bought anything off Amazon, and the most recent news about Ronny Jackson. In a wild twist, everybody takes turns performing Celine Dion's 'Cause I'm Your Lady.'


ZBT #82: Master of Puppets featuring S.E. Cupp

Kate's been hired full time, and she's already out here interviewing S.E Cupp. Chaps and Kate ask S.E Cupp for her thoughts on the recent events in Syria. The crew also discusses the three Air Force members who were punished for a viral video made during a re-enlistment oath.


Syria Special featuring Rep. Adam Kinzinger

Chaps, Cons, and Kate walk the platoon through the situation with Syria. Congressman Adam Kinzinger calms us down with facts from someone in the know. EOD Mike joins us to tell us about the situation on the ground and the dangers of a dug-in ISIS force.


ZBT #81: Fight Like A Girl with Kate Germano

On this edition of ZBT, Chaps and Cons discuss their marksmanship levels. Kate and Chaps interview author Kate Germano about her new book 'Fight Like A Girl' and she tells them how she once got fired for being too mean. Badass of the Week returns with an Officer named Mike who tells a story about his friend Jimmy Casadona, who was KIA. Kate's Corner tells us all about a hot new phone number you and all your friends should be calling for a good time. With Rough N Rowdy going down, Thrill...


ZBT #80: Platoon Room

Chaps and Kate join Cons and Bren at Barstool HQ for a good' ol platoon room pow-wow. The show starts out with an important discussion about the Navy Chaplain who got fired for slanging some dick outside of a New Orleans bar. Chaps tells a story about his grandfather that will make your jaw drop. We take questions from the mailbag about things you wish you brought with you overseas, doin duty, and getting caught not knowing how to reassemble your weapon.


ZBT #79: Aye Sir, Good Morning Gentleman

Chaps and Cons discuss the new VA hire Dr. Ronny Jackson, and how they both think that he is unqualified for the job. Kate's Corner calls for the Taliban to slide into our DM's (still waiting). Two Green Berets join the show to discuss their app Kayu, and they tell a story that will have you on the edge of your seat.


ZBT #78: The Iraq War Can Get It's Permit

On this edition of Zero Blog Thirty, Chaps and Cons discuss how its been 15 years since the Iraq war started. The Iraq war can basically get its permit already. Chaps and Kate interview Matt Ufford of the New York Times about his most recent article, and he is also the subject of Kate's Corner. The show gives out the Badass Of The Week award and PFC Bren gives an update on his push-up punishment.


ZBT #77: Joining The Space Force Ft. Duffel Blog's Paul Szoldra

Donald Trump's suggestion that the military should have a division called the 'Space Force' has Chaps thirsty to re-enlist. Chaps and Cons roast PFC RadioBren for being young and dumb. Kate's Corner is about Women's History Month and she's treatin' herself. Chaps and Kate interview Duffel Blog founder Paul Szoldra about founding the military's version of The Onion, and more.


ZBT #76: Platoon Room

If you could draft one fictional and one non-fictional person into each branch of the military, who would it be? Despite a ton of confusion, Chaps, Clem, Bren and Kate draft new members of the Marines Corps, Navy, Army and Air Force. They also talk about the best and worst kind of farts because why not.