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Episode #54: We’re Not Gonna Take It

Do you remember book fairs? How about the teachers who helped mold you into the person you are today? Why can’t the WV Senate remember their teachers? Where art thou, Pizza Hut? Did you know there was a black NASCAR driver racing for Richard Petty using his old number? Is this the first podcast you accidentally encountered NASCAR talk on? Ever ruin something you just bought almost immediately? And then see something hilarious when you’re brooding about your own first world problems? Why...


Episode #53: Wakanda Forever (Costarring Marcus "Showinmadlov" Robinson)

A random Marcus Robinson appears. The NBA season is dissected at its halfway point. Marcus and Kelen both agree half of the 2017-18 NBA season was better than the entire 2017 NFL season. Kelen celebrates the oddly successful tank in Chicago while Marcus laments about his Wizards chances of surviving the second round of the playoffs. Hot a** takes are thrown around by Kelen. Chris Paul and his greatness is questioned at great length. MVP and NBA Finals predictions are made. Wakanda rises....


Episode #52: Shoot Your Shot

Apologies for the poorly timed title following the events at Stoneman Douglas High School. Kelen doesn’t understand how his brain works. Seasonal depression is looked at and its big brother, depression. The differences between pouting and just doing your job is pondered. A new challenger took his shot with one of Kelen’s coworkers and is applauded for his Valentine’s Day effort. Super Bowl LII is recapped belatedly but leads to an interesting discussion of the parallels between Michael...


Episode #51: Melancholy And The Infinite Thoughtfulness

Despite an impending cold, Kelen still does the show. The best wrestler in the world is debated and decided upon. Kevin Durant has worked his way back into Kelen’s good graces. Kelen uses the word wont. The 2018 Royal Rumble is reviewed. Ronda Rousey made her WWE debut to little fanfare. Justin Timberlake and all his missteps prior to his Super Bowl LII halftime performance are mentioned. The Cavs never really deserved LeBron did they?


Episode #50: The Gold Experience (Costarring Angel Conley)

As promised, I bring my wonderful better half on the show, my wife Angel Conley. We spend some time debating about whether the intro I’ve used for the last 49 episodes is any good. I say this may have been a mistake at least twice. We talk about how she got into education and how her West Virginia History Bowl teams truly have no offseason. We relive our relationship through the years and discuss parenthood. I recall some various topics from the past 49 episodes and ask Angel her thoughts....


Episode #49: Dammit Tom Haverford

Despite past reservations, Kelen may be back on the Durantula train. The pettiness of pancake preference comes up. Parenting doesn't wait. Kelen is either elated or sadden by reaching his Kevin Durant year of life. Tom Haverford’s real life companion is discovered to be trash. Starbucks is another evil empire lying beneath the surface. Vince McMahon doesn't care about black people.


Episode #48: Daughters, Dads, And Disney OR Four Disappointed Significant Others (Costarring Errick Greenlee, Marcus Robinson & Michael Lamerique)

It's Like A Podcast Or Whatever's Errick "Handsome Bane" Greenlee and Michael Lamerique host. Marcus "ShowinmadLov" Robinson is without a kid but allowed to join. Disney as a brand and an empire is discussed. Prince Eric's legacy is mentioned. Kelen makes a choice that Michael does not agree with. Marcus reminisces of the Blob. The second podcast crossover for the Hyphen Podcast Group happens. Men are trash is recited often. Hills are alive with a sound. Barack Obama is mentioned. Disney...


Episode #47: Cautiously Optimistic

Kelen feels insecure and unsure while drinking hot chocolate. The status of Kelen's music career is brought to light. Barack Obama is mentioned. Kelen thinks The Mayor was canceled not just due to low viewership. Jon Gruden returns to the Oakland/Las Vegas Raiders. The road to WrestleMania Fleur-de-lis has begun and Daniel Bryan is either on it or he's not. A possible WWE conspiracy is formed. Kelen fails at video.


Episode #46: 2018 State Of The Podcast Address

Donald threatens someone on Twitter. Twitter don’t care. Kelen gets some exciting news. Baker Mayfield could be the next coming of Johnny Manziel or Dan Marino. Kelen gives his first annual State Of The Podcast Address. Kelen does some yelling. The podcast gets the approval of a former high ranking politician. The episode is sponsored by Extra Sweet Watermelon gum. A car door is opened and shut.


Episode #43: I'm Just Gonna Say It

I start off with no topics, flying by the seat of my pants... but that doesn't last too long. I get you ready for Clash Of The Champions and give some ideas for where the card should go... but don't expect see anything like that on Sunday night. I have to reply to Errick's way to end The Walking Dead on It's Like A Podcast Or Whatever Ep. 26 with my own ideas but mine isn't as hilarious as his. I recommend Z! True Long Island Story by Zack Ryder and Michael Jordan's 55 point performance...


Episode #42: My First Visit To Krispy Kreme OR House + Cuddy = Disaster!

Y’all need to let Gregory House live. Sure he’s a terrible human being who has failed at many of his relationships and treats others as if they are infectious diseases. But the man is a genius. He also had a great TV show for most of his run until the last few seasons. But Lisa Cuddy is a topic for another day. I take YouTube to task for deleting the livestream of Episode #41, even though they keep insisting that I deleted the video. I think YouTube just didn’t want me railing on Lauer,...


Episode #41: I Ain't Gonna Stand For It

I had the worst time titling this episode. For some reason, my in-show note of “I Get It, I Get It” just didn’t feel proper. Within, I talk about how Melissa McBride deserves an Emmy despite The Walking Dead not being a really good show anymore. I talk a lot about my obsession with t-shirts and my pursuit of reaching Handsome Bane’s level. I got to dig around in the comic crates at New Dimension Comics in the Ohio Valley Mall. I mourn the possible end of Derrick Rose’s career. I give...


Episode #40: Late To The Party

Hyphen Nation turns 40! And it only took less than two years! In this episode! Stranger Things 2! Last Man On Earth! The continuing adventures of Deadpool and Jessica Jones! Laziness and the battle to drag myself to the movies! An apology to the hosts of the morning show on Morgan 92.1! Singing! Get to listening to THE WORLD'S GREATEST PODCAST! Maybe I need to binge watch Frasier!


Episode #39: Soul Daddy Number 1 (Costarring Daniel Conley)

The fifth guest on THE WORLD'S GREATEST PODCAST is none other than my father, Daniel Conley. It was amazing to just sit back and listen to him talk candidly about his life. I learned some new things, got to relive some stories I already knew, and just got to have a great conversation with the man I've called dad all these years. He talked about his high school football career and how he started watching Star Trek and about his officiating career calling high school basketball games... man....


Episode #38: The Greatest MCs Of All-Time

After much hoopla, here are my 20 greatest MCs of all-time. This list has been curated and cultivated for weeks now and I’m finally happy enough to deliver the only results you’ll need for the rest of your life. 31 MCs are mentioned; 11 honorable mentions and the 20 greatest MCs of all-time. If anything, my list is better than that Kool Moe Dee book he put out in 2003. Never trust a book when the author’s name isn’t even spelled correctly on the book. What MC made the list that will piss...


Episode #37: Ross Geller Is Terrible At Relationships

I hate fantasy football. I lost 5 players to injury in Week 4 and I have 4 players with byes this week. I should have taken that year off. And Derek Carr and the Raiders got hit with some cheese that could doom one of our last seasons in Oakland. After I cry for a little bit, I revisit my time back at U92 for their 35th anniversary. I take some time to memorialize Tom Petty and break down the good and bad of Hugh Hefner’s 91 years. I accidentally think I caught my neighbors going at it in...


Episode #3: Predicting The 2015 NFL Playoffs: Championship Round

We’re down to the final four teams in the hunt for Super Bowl 50 and I recap what happened in the Divisional Round (I went 4-0, making me 5-3 this postseason) and pick the two teams that’ll be headed to San Francisco in February. I also spend a lot of time getting distracted by all the people flying into the Kroger parking lot in search of bread and milk in preparation for Winter Storm Jonas. Considering this was the second time I recorded this episode after a headphone/microphone jack...