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LIAKP Episode 51 - Got Any Money?

On Episode 51 Rick decided to have a bit of Scotch before recording the show. Let's see if that proves to be a good idea. Do you own any wool kilts? How much do you know about wool? Rick will give you some facts you may not know about one of the oldest and most popular fabrics in the world. Cheri ponders whether it's a good idea to loan a family member money. Rick brings out a new collection of Missed Connections with a new twist: these Missed Connections are destined to be a bad, bad idea....

Duration: 01:03:25

LIAKP Episode 50 - Don't Be Offended

We've made it to Episode 50 and Rick is dreaming of the winter cold weather to wear his kilt in. Maybe he'll get all he needs during his year in Alaska. In the meantime, he's thinking of retiring some of his kilts for awhile. Only the ones he rarely wears any more. Will he regret it? Over the weekend, Rick watched the documentary "Can We Take A Joke?" and has come to the conclusion that everyone in the world should take a couple hours of their lives to watch it as well. A discussion about...

Duration: 01:18:45

LIAKP Episode 49 - Come On Get Happy

Rick worked late and is feeling cranky so be forewarned. In the hopes of bringing in some cheer, Cheri and Rick discuss their surefire laugh-out-loud movies. What are yours? An unexpected fire has put a giant question mark on Rick's Alaska plans. Details are announced for the 2nd Annual "Kilt of Horrors" podcast. Have you started writing your story yet? Well, this year there will be a video division, so if video and film is your medium, get at it! We lay down a new Kilt Challenge for...

Duration: 01:16:58

LIAKP Episode 48 - Are Nerds Sexist??

It's Cheri's Birthday Week so everyone send her a big Happy Birthday! On Episode 49 of the Life In A Kilt Podcast Rick gives an update on his dealings with the tartan wallpaper company and discusses the host's recent interview with the Earth Station One Podcast. Cheri and Rick dive into some controversy by discussing whether "nerd culture" is sexist and objectifies women. What do you think? Our friend Doug In A Pub sends over a tasty and refreshing recipe for Mint Julep and then Rick opens...

Duration: 01:13:17

LIAKP Episode 47 - This Breakfast Stinks!

Hey, what did you think of the Game of Thrones season premier? We recorded our podcast before the show aired but we try to guess what happened. SPOILER ALERT: We're horrible guessers. Rick is preparing for all the remodeling construction that will be happening in his new house. Hmm... maybe it's a good time to start his Alaska adventure. A discussion about "earworm" songs causes Cheri to admit she enjoys planting the worms in people's ears. Rick has an uncomfortable breakfast experience...

Duration: 01:08:03

LIAKP Episode 46 - The Procedure

You may have heard us reference it a bit the last couple weeks but we're now officially part of the ESO Broadcasting Network! The ESO Network has many great geeky shows and we feel like the Life In A Kilt Podcast will be right at home in the middle of it all. Go check out the other ESO Network shows and you may find something there you really like! This week on the Life In A Kilt Podcast, Rick has a procedure that involves... going under the kilt. Way under the kilt, if you know what I...

Duration: 01:16:57

LIAKP Episode 45 - 4th of JuLIVE

This week's episode was broadcast LIVE on our Facebook page and we had a lot of fun! Because of that, you can find the video of this podcast on our Facebook page or on the Life In A Kilt YouTube channel. Our Live Beer Review is the patriotic Brew Free or Die IPA by 21st Amendment Brewery. Freeeeeeedom!!

Duration: 01:10:14

LIAKP Episode 44 - Buying Pants

Join us on July 4th for a LIVE broadcast of a Life In A Kilt Podcast recording! We will be broadcasting live at 6PM EST from our Life In A Kilt Podcast Facebook Page. Come be a part of our Independence Day celebration. In Episode 44, Rick has to buy PANTS! WTF?? Not only that, but it didn't turn out to be a very positive experience. Cheri tells of a great customer service experience she had last week while Rick has a really bad one. We introduce two new segments: The Facts of Life and the...

Duration: 01:03:10

LIAKP Episode 43 - Dan Carroll of Dragon Con

On Episode 43 of the Life In A Kilt Podcast, we're with Dan Carroll of Dragon Con talking about all the fun history and events of this major convention. Make sure you come for a visit on Labor Day weekend! Back in the studio, Rick is missing an entire bottle of Scotch which makes him realize he's going to have to learn to make his own Scotch when he is living off the land in Alaska. Rick can't understand why someone would say they would never wear a kilt. Ever. What's wrong with these...

Duration: 01:11:22

LIAKP Episode 42 - Dad Jokes

We usher in Fathers Day with some of the best (worst?) Dad Jokes! You know you love them! Rick gets banned from taking photos in downtown Atlanta and starts pondering hair dye for his fast aging beard. Cheri decides that it's sometimes okay not to wear a sporran or a belt with a kilt. Our music feature is a salute to Rick's hometown by Todd Steed and the Suns of Phere with a song called "North Knoxville." Hear more of Todd's music at https://toddsteed.bandcamp.com. Our Live Beer Review...

Duration: 01:07:46

LIAKP Episode 41 - Poop Pictures

Several new listeners have come aboard starting with Episode 41. A big welcome to everyone, both new and returning listeners. Thanks to Cheri's job promotion, it's a late night recording. Should podcasts be recorded at night? Rick has been using a great new app which records daily activities but, unfortunately requires detailed information about his... well... just let him tell the story. Cheri gives glowing reviews to the Wonder Woman movie then discusses the best and worst things about...

Duration: 01:04:56

LIAKP Episode 40 - Slow Motion Accident

It's Episode 40 and lots of new stuff going on in the podcast. Cheri got a big promotion at work and will now be in charge of buying all the beer for our reviews. Rick was involved in a very bizarre slow motion accident and lived to tell about it. Speaking of living, Rick has been tool shopping for the survival instruments he will need while living alone for a year in the Alaska wilderness. June is National Doughnut Month and, of course we have to discuss the delicious little treats....

Duration: 01:07:13

LIAKP Episode 39 - That Ass Tho

Rick's rather careless photography technique leads to a potentially compromising and embarrassing encounter with a complete stranger's buttocks. Regardless, Rick maintains he is no perv! Discussion of the encounter turns into an examination of why we are turned on by specific body parts. Well, now, this could get interesting. One of Cheri's friends has a celebrity encounter and it sounds like a lot of fun! Rick visits the local Goodwill store in a futile attempt to find a kilt treasure and...

Duration: 01:13:35

LIAKP Episode 38 - Mental Health

Things are heating up here in Atlanta but Rick is well into his way of planning a cool-down with plans to live a year in Alaska. Looks like his plans are progressing but Cheri isn't convinced he's thought it all out well. It's Mental Health month and Cheri and Rick spend some time discussing depression and their own experience with it. Our listener challenge has already produced a very capable first entry and we give it a read through. Take the challenge and send us yours! We still have...

Duration: 01:12:19

LIAKP Episode 37 - North to Alaska

Rick has decided to move to remote Alaska for a year and live off the land. What?? Can he possibly be serious? Can a kilt wearer survive in -40 degree weather?? If he does do it, he'll be taking along his new 100% wool Sport Kilt in the County Kilkenny, Ireland tartan. It's awesome! Rick and Cheri discuss how they first met, which, strangely enough, also involves Alaska. Are there times when you should NEVER wear a kilt? We think we may have discovered a few occasions. See if you agree. We...

Duration: 01:13:05

LIAKP Episode 36 - If You Can't Take The Heat

It's a lazy, steamy summer day here in Atlanta. Only it isn't summer yet. How do people move around in this heat?? Blah! Rick is feeling a bit cranky after losing an unsaved illustration to a rare computer crash. Lesson learned. Cheri updates us on her big date with the mysterious Ren Fair gentleman. No word yet on whether jousting was involved. Rick had a birthday full of Billys which let him know he isn't the only one getting old. After a little month of May trivia, Cheri introduces a...

Duration: 01:12:23

LIAKP Episode 35 - Happy Birthday To Me

It's episode 35 and just happens to be Rick's birthday! Rick gives himself a big birthday present and then reads a list of the things he has finally decided to stop striving for now that he's officially an old man. Cheri goes to the Ren Fair and comes back with... A DATE! What the heck? How did this happen?? The Life In A Kilt Podcast stickers have arrived and Rick and Cheri reveal how you can get yours for FREE! Rick discovers Stillwater Kilts has been making his dream kilt pins and...

Duration: 01:04:08

LIAKP Episode 34 - The Jazz Piper

Ren Fair season is starting, providing us another great reason to put on a kilt! Cheri attended opening season of the Georgia Renaissance Festival while Rick was working late painting. Since April is jazz month, we examine the life and career of the kilted jazz bagpiper, Rufus Harley. And speaking of music, we debate the possibility of playing some independent music artists on the podcast. Good idea or not? Rick discusses things that we crave and lists a few facts about one of his...

Duration: 01:15:31

LIAKP Episode 33 - Arrive Alive

We're feeling a bit mellow in Episode 33 after all the Tartan Day Kilt Con festivities. After a bit of a recap of the festivities, Rick mentions some facts about the month of April and reveals some rejected Department of Transportation road signs. Cheri goes on a beer adventure with Doug in a Pub and Rick opens his new kilts. Everything winds up with a Live Beer Review of Vienna Lager from Devil's Backbone Brewing Company.

Duration: 01:00:00

LIAKP Episode 32 - Tartan Day

Happy Tartan Day (Week) everyone! We're all ready for our celebration with Kilt Con 2017 and hope you can get out and celebrate at the Kilt Con Event closest to you. We'll be live broadcasting a podcast from the Atlanta Event so check LifeInAKiltPodcast.com for the latest details. On the podcast this week, we get a fantastic package filled with kilt koozies from Kilted50ForCharity. Go check him out on Facebook and order one of your own. They're great! Thanks Mike! We examine the Burning of...

Duration: 00:57:07

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