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Episode 32 - Joker.

9/17/2018
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The guys discuss the new casting news and first photos from the new Joaquin Phoenix "Joker" movie. Both are still skeptical, but that leads them into a discussion about what they think about Joaquin Phoenix overall after Jon recommended Tim watch "Her". Jon brings up the parallels between Her and Blade Runner 2049 and then they discuss why a great movie like Blade Runner 2049 didn't make more at the box office. That leads into a discussion on marketing which brings things back to the DCEU...

Duration:00:37:22

Episode 31 - Video Games.

9/14/2018
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Jon and Tim discuss their love of video games and some of their favorites as they prepare for the launch of Super Smash Bros. Ultimate this winter. The conversation then turns into how video games are so negatively viewed by many. The guys discuss how people unfairly blame video games for shootings and how many people in sports view video games as lazy. This is unscripted, real conversation. This is what happens off the air. This is Off the Record.

Duration:00:34:46

Episode 30 - Naps. Nacho Cheese.

9/13/2018
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It's a stormy day at the Off the Record Studios. With that, Jon says it's perfect sleeping weather so Tim talks about how much he enjoys naps but can't sleep in a moving vehicle. That then leads to Jon thinking back to the times that he's almost fallen asleep in a car or been with someone who has fallen asleep while driving. Then the podcast takes a strange turn as we tell a story we never thought we would ever tell in public. It has to do with Alabama football, a coworker and nachos. Enjoy....

Duration:00:29:22

Episode 29 - Hurricanes. Superman. ESPN.

9/12/2018
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Today we start off by talking about Hurricane Florence as it has already made multiple college football games be cancelled. Jon and Tim talk about the coverage of the hurricanes in town and what this one will mean for the rest of the season. Tim brings up the story that Henry Cavill has left the role of Superman. One site says Michael B. Jordan should be Superman, and Jon and Tim debate the pros and cons of having a black Superman and compare it to the response so far to the rumors of Idris...

Duration:00:40:23

Episode 28 - Movie Fights. Weekend Recap. 9/11.

9/10/2018
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We recap our weekends while breaking down sports, movies and more. The podcast starts with Jon and Tim continuing their fight over Halloween after Tim decided to tweet at Jon about the good reviews Halloween had compared to A Star Is Born. Jon counters a day later after the negative reviews came out. Jon then recaps what the metal detectors and experience was like at Bryant-Denny Stadium this week as Alabama opened the football season. Our AJ Question of the Day asks us if we've ever gotten...

Duration:00:41:21

Episode 27 - Nostalgia.

9/6/2018
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Our AJ Question of the Day asked us a couple of days ago about things we'd like to see come to Birmingham, but on this podcast, we spend the entire time lamenting about things that Birmingham no longer has, including: better movie theaters, Galleria Fun Country, good arcades, and Jon especially misses Mars Music. This is unscripted, real conversation. This is what happens off the air. This is Off the Record.

Duration:00:23:28

Episode 26 - Twitter Criticism. Announcing. Comedy Duos.

9/5/2018
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On today's episode, we discuss how we handle criticism on our show, specifically when people tweet comments that aren't based in any kind of fact. Our "AJ Question of the Day" asks us if we would ever be the voice of a sports team if we couldn't be a fan of the team. We discuss some movie trailers we've seen lately after Tim geeked out over the new Halloween trailer, and that takes us down a path of what comedic actors we still like, what comedy duos we enjoy most and what has happened to...

Duration:00:38:31

Episode 25 - Alexa. Office Pool. Movie Theaters.

9/4/2018
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On today's episode, we talk about numerous topics. The podcast begins with Tim asking Jon about why he uses a smart speaker like the Amazon Echo at home. Tim and Jon then yell at each other over the office football pool where they pick college and pro football games and debate whether or not it was fair that Tim got a free win for a game that was cancelled due to the weather. At 30:33 they jump into today's "AJ Question of the Day" - What's something you would love to see come to Birmingham...

Duration:00:38:53

Episode 24 - Holiday. Maria Taylor. Reading.

9/3/2018
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On the Labor Day edition of the podcast we talk about what it's like to work on a holiday and how we actually enjoy it sometimes if the holiday revolves around football, plus share some horror stories of working on holidays. We also dive into the Nick Saban/Maria Taylor exchange and basically tell everyone to chill out with the whole situation. We dive into how the question Maria asked wasn't bad, but that the reaction by Nick Saban wasn't necessarily bad either, and why everyone always...

Duration:00:42:29

Episode 23 - Embarrassing Movies. Horror Movies.

8/31/2018
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Our "AJ Question of the Day" asks us what movies we were embarrassed to say we purchased a ticket to and actually enjoyed, plus a movie we were extremely hesitant to see but ended up loving. That then takes us in this long conversation about why Jon hates some horror movies and loves others. Tim has tried to get Jon to go see Halloween for years but Jon says he never will. This is unscripted, real conversation. This is what happens off the air. This is Off the Record.

Duration:00:25:06

Episode 22 - Jason Lee.

8/30/2018
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One of the newer hires for Cumulus Birmingham is Jason Lee. Jason works with Talk 99.5, the same station Tim works on as the assistant news director. We talk with Jason about what got him into the radio business, his passions as both a radio guy and outside of radio, and more. This is unscripted, real conversation. This is what happens off the air. This is Off the Record. Today's intro song is "Separate Ways (Worlds Apart)" by Journey.

Duration:00:39:20

Episode 21 - Interviews. The Fall of Batman.

8/29/2018
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Our "AJ Question of the Day" asks us who the one person we'd like to interview is. Jon's is Barack Obama, Tim's is Christopher Nolan. Hear our reasons why. The conversation turns into talking about how awful the Batman franchise has become post-Nolan. This is unscripted, real conversation. This is what happens off the air. This is Off the Record.

Duration:00:38:02

Episode 20 - The State of Star Wars

8/28/2018
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We get nerdy big time today when it comes to Star Wars and discuss all of the recent decisions with Star Wars and how the franchise is viewed by fans of the series and the general public who may not be fans. We also discuss how people are trying to make Star Wars political and how that hurts more than just moviegoers. This is unscripted, real conversation. This is what happens off the air. This is Off the Record. 0:39 - Tim confirms Ryan Haney (our boss) will join the podcast Thursday. Tim...

Duration:00:42:31

Episode 19 - Sidewalk. Voices.

8/27/2018
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Jon got a chance to experience the Sidewalk Film Festival this past weekend. He talks about his experience there and the guys also touch on some of the more tragic events of this past weekend and talk about how much they wish they had a silky, smooth radio voice. This is unscripted, real conversation. This is what happens off the air. This is Off the Record. 0:48 - Jon talks about the pros and cons of his first Sidewalk Film Festival. (the picture from today's podcast is from the documentary...

Duration:00:27:48

Episode 18 - Kickoff Party Recap.

8/24/2018
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Jon and Tim took a day off thanks to the busy start of the high school football season. Today's episode is making good on the promise to recap the Jox Kickoff Party where the guys broadcasted live. They also discuss a new "AJ Question of the Day" about what topics they didn't like talking about during the offseason and what topics they wish they could have discussed more. This is unscripted, real conversation. This is what happens off the air. This is Off the Record.

Duration:00:23:23

Episode 17 - Landrum Roberts

8/22/2018
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Landrum Roberts joins the podcast as our special guest as we talk with him about how he got into the radio business and what it's like hosting 3 Man Front on Jox 94.5. This is unscripted, real conversation. This is what happens off the air. This is Off the Record. 1:11 - Welcoming in Landrum and what the daily grind is like for him. 4:35 - Landrum talks about the pieces outside the 3 guys in the name 3 Man Front that make the show work. 7:09 - Tim asks Landrum how he handles the criticism...

Duration:00:55:28

Episode 16 - Kickoff Party. Social Media. Bond.

8/21/2018
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On this episode, we talk about the Jox Kickoff Party which happens Tuesday night. We discuss how we interact in person with listeners who we only hear their voice or see on social media. Then we discuss the latest with the 007 franchise as Bond 25 has lost it's director - is there any hope for the future of the franchise? This is unscripted, real conversation. This is what happens off the air. This is Off the Record.

Duration:00:45:12

Episode 15 - Kickoff Party. Best Pictures.

8/20/2018
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To start the week off, Jon and Tim preview the Jox Kickoff Party happening on Tuesday night. They will be broadcasting live from Good People Brewing from 6-8 pm Tuesday. They talk about what goes into making the party happen, making their broadcast happen, plus how they typically interact with fans. Then things get a little nerdy as they talk about Best Picture nominees from last year and what the best trilogies are in cinema. This is unscripted, real conversation. This is what happens off...

Duration:00:39:11

Episode 14 - Jon's Mom. Tough Conversations.

8/17/2018
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To wrap up the week we talk about Jon's mom who just celebrated a birthday and how he was raised to think about the world under his parents. That plus our AJ Question of the Day leads into discussing how people are scared to have tough conversations anymore in politics, sports and more. This is unscripted, real conversation. This is what happens off the air. This is Off the Record. 1:30 - Tim raves about how awesome Jon's mom is as she celebrates a birthday this week (even though Jon...

Duration:00:46:44

Episode 13 - Kelsey Dollar. Radio Business.

8/16/2018
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This week's guest is Kelsey Dollar who works with Jon and Tim at Cumulus Media. Jon has worked with Kelsey longer than anyone across three different companies, and she is responsible for him being at Cumulus now. They talk about their journey and where the future of media may be heading on today's episode. This is unscripted, real conversation. This is what happens off the air. This is Off the Record. 1:13 - Introduction of Kelsey to the podcast. 3:12 - Tim wonders why sales people in radio...

Duration:00:29:17