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Two friends sit down and have a lively conversation filled with good laughs and good times. Topics range from science fiction movies to sleeping with lesbians. Come on in and enjoy a good talk.

Two friends sit down and have a lively conversation filled with good laughs and good times. Topics range from science fiction movies to sleeping with lesbians. Come on in and enjoy a good talk.
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Detroit, MI

Description:

Two friends sit down and have a lively conversation filled with good laughs and good times. Topics range from science fiction movies to sleeping with lesbians. Come on in and enjoy a good talk.

Language:

English


Episodes

PTA 090 – The Strangers of Perfection

12/13/2017
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After 8 long months, we are back in action! Thanks for sticking with us and supporting the show while we were gone! We talk about our time off, what podcasts and books we’ve been listening to, what TV we have been watching, and the latest phone scams. Oh and Jason gets pretty deep into a […]

Duration: 01:10:16


PTA 089 – The One Armed Tipper

4/20/2017
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Jason had a rough week. We dicuss our fears about surgery and going under. Both of us relate a bad restuarant service experience. Jason asks an important question about the service industry.

Duration: 01:30:01


PTA 088 – Dark Matter: A Podcast

4/13/2017
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We go deep into breaking down the amazing sci-fi novel Dark Matter: A Novel by Blake Crouch. Hear about what we loved and didn’t love about the book. And of course, we offer our special brand of thoughts on how we would improve the story in our unique PTA way! Buckle up, this is a […]

Duration: 02:17:28


PTA 087 – The Best Comedian You’ve Never Heard Of

4/6/2017
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Jason gets another phone scam. Steve relates a story about what happened to the podcast. Jason gives his opinion about walking right of ways. And we both dig in on the latest comedy specials we have seen, including our recommendation for the greatest comedian you’ve probably never heard of.

Duration: 01:21:26


PTA 086 – The Well-Spoken Troll

3/15/2017
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We discuss the never ending search for movies to show our kids, and how Jason fell into a dire situation. Why is the term “well-spoken” only applied to a certain type of person. We both relate recent customer service nightmares and wonder if this is the real downfall of brick and mortar. And Jason FINALLY […]

Duration: 01:33:57


PTA 085 – The Checkbook

3/2/2017
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Jason relates an unexpected story of surprise and horror about a checkbook in central Indiana. Jason FINALLY tells the story of the disappearing lawnmower man. And we breakdown the 2016 scifi thriller “Arrival”.

Duration: 01:22:51


PTA 084 – The Guy And The Hot Chick

1/26/2017
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We talk about awkward encounters with baby penis, and what we look forward to as fathers of boys once they grow out of diapers. Jason gets sentimental with a movie trailer. Jason talks about the worst way to come home from work. A man is buried alive in China, and a white guy makes a […]

Duration: 01:21:13


PTA 083 – The Galen Hole

1/11/2017
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The first episode of Season III is here! And just like last year, and just like next year, this is all Star Wars! We dig deep into Rogue One! How does this movie change the existing movies? What do we love and what do we love more??

Duration: 01:19:58


PTA 082 – The Giver and The Receiver

12/20/2016
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We find out which of us is the giver and which is the receiver, for Christmas presents! Do you take your kids to see Santa? Elf on the Shelf? Can Christmas movies be viewed as historical documentaries? We talk about our favorite movies and music to celebrate the season, and how we go about buying […]

Duration: 01:46:53


PTA 081 – The Cracker Shoes

12/14/2016
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Jason relates a story about peanuts, and complains about taking off his shoes. We update Trump’s America and talk about a new sneaker conspiracy. We dive into collecting things, a bit about Star Wars, and having remote start in your car. And we talk about the worst thing to wear on your face in the […]

Duration: 01:24:35


PTA 080 – The Butthole

12/7/2016
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With special guest Kevin! We hear an update on the IRS scandal Steve was apart of over a year ago. Jason tells us about a useful new descriptive word in his household and we dig into the differences in dirty words. We talk about some updates in the world of Cord Cutting and we tell […]

Duration: 00:55:33


PTA 079 – The Childstars and The Racists

11/30/2016
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We talk about the current state of political correctness and actual racism in America. We make contact with a former child actor, or at least an asian man with the same name. We discuss Jason’s home remodel with his wife. And we get into Screech, why not?

Duration: 00:51:30


PTA 078 – The Callsign

11/22/2016
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We talk about the odd results of the Cy Young voting and how they might affect our next presidential race. Jason receives an odd piece of mail. Jason shares a podcast that makes him scared to be alone and we finally talk about the upcoming Star Wars Rouge One!

Duration: 01:04:52


PTA 077 – The Trump

11/18/2016
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We dive right into Trump’s America! This is our last political conversation for awhile, but how could you not talk about this election? We discuss the post-election fallout and hope for the best future possible. We also start the Christmas season talking about some shopping and some decorating!

Duration: 01:16:14


PTA 076 – The Cubby Elder

11/15/2016
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Special extended length episode (for her pleasure)! A family member finds out an intimate secret. We dig into what it is like to hang out with your dad. Steve talks about seeing The Book of Mormon. We talk politics just a few days before the election. And Steve dishes on why he hates the Cubs […]

Duration: 01:50:06


PTA 075 – The Studio in the Woods

10/26/2016
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Our annual Halloween episode! This year we dish on homemade treats, Jason’s first Halloween at the new house, and grind some gears about allergies. Then we dig deep into a movie review for “Cabin in the Woods”!

Duration: 01:34:31


PTA 074 – The Neighbors

10/13/2016
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Special guests Andy and Kevin this week! We talk about hitting a major milestone for Pretending to Amuse. Andy relates a story about a bad neighbor. Jason tells us about terrible places to run into ex-girlfriends. And Andy tells us how he met his ball and chain.

Duration: 01:23:28


PTA 073 – The Tom

9/28/2016
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Special in guest studio Kelli this week! Jason gets a song stuck in his head. We talk about the hilarious Roast of Rob Lowe. Jason tells a story about life on the road, and poses the question to Steve and Kelli about being caught naked. We discuss the brilliance of the new season of Southpark, […]

Duration: 00:53:21


PTA 072 – The Millennials

9/16/2016
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We talk about the new George Carlin material being released that he recorder just before 9/11. We dig into politics a little, the realities of a Mexican made wall, getting pulled over in Grosse Pointe, and BLM. And we discuss what exactly is a Millennial and whether or not we fit the mold.

Duration: 00:58:50


PTA 071 – Anti-Bacterial Hutt

9/8/2016
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We talk about estate sales vs garage sales and Jason tells a story that happened to him at one last week, in the meantime he makes fun of Steve's new shoes and talks about the gift he bought for his wife. And Jason's day has finally come as the FDA essentially bans anti-bacterial soap!

Duration: 01:10:32

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