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No 96: Barbie

5/8/2019
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Barbie was Ruth Handler's creation borrowed from a German Sex Doll she picked up while on vacation in Switzerland. Ruth fought with the all male Mattel executives to bring this toy into every little girl's hands. Barbie showed little girls that woman had the power to be anything they wanted to be, not just housewives and mothers. Despite public outcry on Barbie's unrealistic body and Mattel cooking the books, Barbie is still going strong today. This week we are sponsored by SeatGiant.com and...

Duration:01:27:34

No 95: Hamilton The Musical

4/24/2019
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Hamilton: A sung-and-rapped musical about the life of American Founding Father Alexander Hamilton. It was inspired by the 2004 biography; Alexander Hamilton by historian Ron Chernow. Winner of numerous awards and accolades, although sometimes criticized for it's not quite accurate depiction of the real life of the patriot. We take look into how this was made from a simple mix-tape into the hit Broadway musical. Featured Wine: The Federalist Zinfandel 2014 This week we are sponsored by...

Duration:01:16:12

No 94: The Legend Of Zelda

4/10/2019
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The Legend of Zelda really kicked the RPG game movement into high gear, with it's compelling story lines and quality designs. This game also help to create Nintendo into a household name. The original Zelda was released on a gold cartridge that you could actually save your game on! This was new at the time and a game changer. This week we take a look into what made this game a legend. Featured Beer: Second Self Beer Company’s Triforce. We are sponsored by SeatGiant.com and Podcoin.

Duration:01:16:46

No 93: Devo

4/4/2019
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Devo started out as an art project and turned into one of the most influential bands of the electronic and punk movement. Devo takes its name from de-evolution of the human race. We explore the beginnings of this band formed from the 1970's shooting at Kent State, to graffiti potatoes, to having David Bowie get them a record contract. Q: Are We Not Men? A: No, we are pop culture's most misunderstood band. Special thanks to Paul Csomo of The Varmints Podcast for suggesting this topic. This...

Duration:01:08:50

No 92: Game of Thrones

3/27/2019
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George R.R. Martin's best-selling book series "A Song of Ice and Fire" was brought to the screen by HBO, with no expenses spared. It has become one of the most watched and critically acclaimed TV shows in history. It's the depiction of the quest for control of the Seven Kingdoms of Westeros, and who will sit atop of the Iron Throne. The show is full of violence and nudity and masterful story telling. We travel from book to TV, as we head into the 8th and final season of Game of Thrones.This...

Duration:01:26:21

No 91: Sylvester Stallone

3/20/2019
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Sylvester Stallone aka Rocky, aka Rambo is not only an actor, but a director, screenwriter, and producer as well. His new franchise: The Expendables is currently a huge hit. We take a look into how Sly got his start. We discuss Rambo and Rocky and how they got made...and even why he made porno early in his career. As an added bonus, we mess up a few times and leave all that silly goodness unedited. This episode was definitely a fun ride as JL does his best garbled Stallone impersonation,...

Duration:01:13:03

No 90: Conan O'Brien

3/6/2019
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Conan O'Brien went from awkward writer to awkward talk show host. Not only an awkward talk show host, but a complete unknown awkward talk show host. He took that and turned it into a 25 year plus career with plenty of ups and downs. We go over his rise and fall of hosting the Tonight Show, and his career path to get there. Topic was suggested by Heather. Also, this week we are sponsored by SeatGiant.com. Featured Beer: Marathon's 26.2 Brew

Duration:01:11:48

No 89: Friends

2/27/2019
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Friends was about...well Friends, but beautiful friends in beautiful apartments, and one with a monkey. At least for the first season. The thing that made the show work was the chemistry between the six actors which seemed like they were real Friends in real life. It was often criticized as a Seinfeld ripoff, yet managed to stay in the top 10 shows of it's entire 10 year run. Listen as we learn more about the show. Also, this week we are sponsored by SeatGiant.com. Featured Beer: Sierra...

Duration:01:21:22

No 88: Weird Al Yankovic

2/21/2019
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Weird Al was always a little...well...weird, but it's this weirdness that has given him a successful career in the music industry. While other artists come and go, Weird Al is always around to parody them. We learn how Weird Al got his name, what his career might have been, and the path he took to rise to the top of the billboard 100. Featured Beer: First Magnitude Brewing's Wakulla Hefeweizen

Duration:01:04:53

No 87: Tim Burton

2/13/2019
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Tim Burton is a director, artist, producer, puppeteer, and sometimes actor who is known for his weird, wonderful, and unique vision that Hollywood has come to embrace. His films have touched many and have achieved cult status. We discuss Burton from his rocky start at Disney all the way through his career of memorable and creative characters and films. Featured Beer: Du Claw's Sweet Baby Jesus

Duration:01:06:32

No 86: The Ramones

1/23/2019
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The godfather's of American punk rock with their two minute - three cord songs take over an ailing music scene of the '70s. You may love them or you may hate them, but with songs like Blitzkrieg Bop, Rock 'n Roll High School, and I Wanna Be Sedated, they are staples of alternative radio. We travel back to the inception of The Ramones all the way through their 22 plus career in music. Our show ended up being a train wreck as well as quite fun...just like the Ramones. Gabba gabba hey! Featured...

Duration:01:15:03

No 85: Saturday Night Live

1/16/2019
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Saturday Night Live, at the time of this recording, has been around for 44 seasons and is a comedy institution. It has launched some of the biggest careers in comedy and introduced us to numerous up and coming bands. Whether it be on point in the laugh department or fall completely flat, there is some skit or memory everyone has of this show. It is a huge part of the pop culture landscape. In this episode, we take you back to the beginning, past the first historical cast to how the show came...

Duration:01:28:41

No 84: The Podfix MixTape

1/9/2019
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It's a new year, which means a new you...for about a week, and then just go back to the old you...screw them if they don't like it. In this episode first, we toot our own horn with the stats of the show from 2018. Don't worry, it's a quick tooting. Then we introduce you to all the great shows that The Podfix Network has to offer. Why? Because we are now part of The Podfix Network! *Cue trumpets and half-naked singing angels* We are looking forward to bringing more of the same great nonsense...

Duration:02:10:06

No 83: Super Christmas Show

12/19/2018
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It's that time of year again. It's time to celebrate Christmas/Hanukkah with loved ones, not so loved ones, and strangers dressed in red suits with white trim. This year we celebrate with Google translated Christmas stories and songs, interrupting carolers, and Christmas commercials of the past. This is our last show for 2018 and we would like to thank all of you that supported and listened. We wish you and yours a very merry Festivus and you can keep your damn figgy pudding to yourselves....

Duration:01:42:49

No 82: Stephen King

12/12/2018
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Let's talk about the master of horror, Stephen King. We are pretty sure he has close to a thousand books written...but who is counting?! Certainty not us because we threw out the number a thousand first. King has become the center of what horror and the fantastical world of imagination can produce. King is a pop culture icon. Most of his works have been turned into movies and most of his movies have been turned into late night, popcorn rentals to scare the wits out of your preteen step...

Duration:01:12:59

No 81: Riddle Me This

12/5/2018
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Riddles are fun! OK, maybe they are not so fun...but they are frustrating...and that's something. Right? Tonight we test our wits and brains and patience and forehead vein popping skills, as we tell a few riddles, murder a few riddle people, and see who can come out on top as Riddle Champion Of The Universe! (or at least Podcast 42 Champion Of The Universe!) Featured Beer: Genesee Ruby Red Kolsch

Duration:01:12:40

No 80: Dave Grohl

11/28/2018
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Dave Grohl, drummer for Nirvana, leader of The Foo Fighters, and true rock pioneer. In this episode we talk about Grohl's rise to rock guru, including his time with Nirvana, and what brought him out from behind the drum kit to front his own band....the fighters of foo. We have special guest callers with their thoughts on Dave Grohl as well as the usual trivia and fishbowl facts. Sitting in for Faraz is Laura De Voss. Featured Beer: Highland Brewing's Daycation IPA

Duration:00:58:57

No 79: Random Phone Messages

11/21/2018
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Back in the ancient times, phones used to be attached to the wall. The biggest accessories to buy for the wall attached phone was the cord extender and the answering machine. You should know what the answering machine does and the cord extender allowed you to have a longer reach with your phone that was attached to the wall. Now you weren't just tied to the kitchen, you could also roam into the dining room while on the phone. Also, the internet wasn't a thing so if you wanted to know movie...

Duration:01:02:19

No 78: Creepypasta Theater

11/13/2018
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What is a creepypasta? Well we are glad you asked. Creepypastas are short horror stories and memes that have been written by the internet to be shared around the internet. They are often brief paranormal stories intended to scare you. They include gruesome tales of murder, suicide, and sometimes contain pop culture figures like Spongebob Squarepants or Sonic the Hedgehog. Some are really creepy and some are totally ridiculous. Today we find the best creepypastas, and by best, we mean worst...

Duration:00:56:33

No 77: Craymo

11/6/2018
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We talk with actor/musician Craymo. Craymo is the one that sings our beer cooler jingle by the way. Craymo's music is positive, upbeat, catchy, and heartfelt. We travel back to Craymo's beginnings and learn what inspires him to create. We also tap into his battle with bullies as a member of the LGTBQ community and how that shaped his career and personal life. As a bonus we have some snippets from his acting work, his appearance on Star Search, and at the very end of the show 3 Craymo songs!...

Duration:01:40:40