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91: Stop the Hate | Respect | Feminism | Basketball | Peppermint Mocha | Guild Wars 2 | Sciatica | The Flash | Valuing Time and Money

Welcome back to The Real Brian Show! On this installment of the podcast, before a brief hiatus as we break for Thanksgiving, we welcome Shear Terror (Morgan) back to the show. Did you know that Brian is 13" taller than Morgan? Yeah. Seriously. But height makes no different on a podcast, right? Our differences make us unique and give us unique experiences and give us a variety that makes life so well rounded. But our differences also cause bias, division and derision. Why? Oh, let us count...

Duration: 01:07:47

90: Andrea Deck is Sassy Octopus | Alien: Isolation | Diabetes Awareness Month | Ghost Recon: Wildlands | Lee Stephen | Voice Acting

Welcome back to The Real Brian Show! This week we've invited Lee Stephen and Andrea Deck to join the discussion. We last spoke with Lee in Episode 86 and were eager to get him back. To add some flavor, we also recruited Andrea Deck, who is a voice, film and stage actor currently living in Great Britain. Together we chat about video games,what it's like being an American and living in England, voice acting, and Type-1 diabetes. Ready for some fun? In This Episode Andrea Deck You may...

Duration: 00:52:06

89: Sometimes I Pretend to Be Normal | Enneagram | JK Rowling | Stranger Things 2 | Sci Fi November | Voice Acting | Animated Movies

Happy Superhero Friday! In this installment of the podcast, I step out from behind the veil of the blog posts and co-host with Brian. We have a lot of fun with this discussion, including diving into one of my favorite topics... personality tests! There are several unmistakeable truths in this life: 1) the world is always changing, 2) sometimes things happen to us, and 3) we need to interact with people. Personality tests don't have an answer key, but they certainly produce tools for us to...

Duration: 00:51:55

88: The Harry Potter Episode | Bertie Botts | Fantastic Beasts | Chocolate Frogs | Butterbeer | Pumpkin Spice Mocha

Welcome to the Harry Potter episode of The Real Brian Show! From beginning to end, front to back, this is Harry Potter through and through We're drinking butterbeer, eating chocolate frogs (or nuance chocolate...), talking about our favorite (and least favorite) Harry Potter things. Basically, if you love Harry Potter, you're going to have a blast joining in this week. In This Episode Harry Potter If there was ever a conversation I wish I could have been a part of, it was this one!...

Duration: 01:01:18

87: What You Think, Manifests | Basketball | Alien: Isolation | Scheel’s | Guinness and Gouda Bread | Will Smith

When circumstances dominate us it is easier to notice how the things we think manifest in our lives. Let's talk about balance and how we can turn the negative outcomes into positive ones! Camron is back from the city that never sleeps, so he and Brian dive right into another fantastic Superhero Friday installment of The Real Brian Show. In This Episode Manifests “What you sow in thought, either useful or useless, manifests itself sooner or later in your circumstances.” Cogito ergo sum....

Duration: 00:55:37

86: My Expectations Are Too High | Charter Vanguard | Guild Wars | The Gifted | Superstore | Pain Reframed | Wonder Woman

Happy Superhero Friday! While the Nightfox is hittin' up the City that Never Sleeps, Brian recruits Lee Stephen to fill in his shoes. Great expectations is definitely a theme here, but we also venture into the traditional nerdy topics about video games and television. We talk about ways we relieve stress, pet peeves about storytelling, and inspirational health tips. In This Episode Expectations Did you ever listen to Dashboard Confessional? I can still sing along to every song on the...

Duration: 00:45:55

85: Stop and Smell the Colors | How to Save Your Health | Coconut Oil | Kingsman: Golden Circle | Ketogenic | Orville | Star Trek: Discovery | Harry Potter Candy

Kids these days! They have no idea. That is what we're talking about this Superhero Friday! That and so much more, like how important it is to stop and smell the colors...and take care of your health. In This Episode Fall Workouts I am the master of avoiding the gym. There is nothing appealing to me about getting on a machine and sweating it out inside... or lifting weights in front of a mirror. I will do everything I can to workout outdoors. For almost 15 years, my go-to was running! I...

Duration: 00:54:20

84: Two Essential Character Traits with Dr. Daphne Scott

In this special interview installment of The Real Brian Show, we have the privilege of speaking with Dr. Daphne Scott. We know of Dr. Scott from her podcast, EIM's Inside Leadership Podcast, but there are a host of reasons she is this week's guest! From physical therapist to corporate coach, Dr. Scott brings two decades of experience to help her clients and listeners achieve success through relationship building and creativity! In This Episode Character Traits When considering a job or...

Duration: 00:50:26

83: HasBen and Jackwagons! | Batfleck | Bertie Botts | Toys R Us | IKEA | Helping the Homeless | Elf on a Shelf | Fall | Water Sucks

Happy Fall Y'all! Brian and The Nightfox are back with another Superhero Friday installment to kick off what appears to be a glorious weekend ahead. It is only by listening that you'll truly understand the featured topic of discussion: HasBen and Jackwagons! But we've got a well-rounded discussion for you, ranging from Batfleck to Toys R Us to helping the homeless. In case you missed it, this Monday we released an awesome interview with Jonathan of Harbinger Coffee. If you love coffee,...

Duration: 01:03:24

82: Glorious, Glorious Coffee with Jonathan Jarrow of Harbinger Coffee

Welcome to the Real Brian Show! In this installment of the podcast, Brian goes on location to Harbinger Coffee, a home-grown Fort Collins coffee roaster and cafe, to chat up founder Jonathan Jarrow about his passion and mission. We love passion here at The Real Brian Show. We love passion and we love coffee, which means we go bonkers for people who are passionate about coffee. Even if you aren't a coffee drinker, we think you will find this discussion fascinating because in it a lot of...

Duration: 00:45:23

81: 4 Ways to Be Happier and More Fulfilled | The Orville | When is Swearing Ok? | Jim Rohn | Derek Minor | Fresh Prince | PVRIS | The Script | LIGHTS

Look no further! Within you will find 4 ways to be happier and more fulfilled. Plus, we get real about when it's OK to swear, how off base the critics are about The Orville, and everything we love about LIGHTS and The Script. The Real Brian and The Nightfox join forces once again to bring you an episode filled with serious craziness and crazy seriousness. In This Episode Be Happier From the mouth of Jim Rohn and through the filter of the Real Brian Show, we have for you four ways that...

Duration: 01:05:07

80: No Way Pocket Screen… See You Later | ODESZA | Tritonal | Hurricane Irma | Estes Park | Cheese Curds | Blade Runner | Exercise Routine | Social Skills

Being alone together! That's what pocket screens have done to our society. We can be together, have the world at our fingertips and also shut it out at the same time. For this Superhero Friday, this episode is best listened to blasting from a boombox held high above your head as you take a walk down a residential street. Bring the town together! Or, ya know, headphones and a dark room will do too. In This Episode Links Tritonal: Painting with DreamsTritonal: Only MortalODESZA: A Moment...

Duration: 00:47:38

79: Only You Can Prevent Forest Fires | Pumpkin Spice Latte | Introverts | Dealing with Aggressive Drivers

From hurricanes to forest fires, the U S of A is being ravaged by Mother Nature. She can bring beautiful gifts, like introverts, in one moment, and then the next she's reminding you why They call her Mama. Returning in this Superhero Friday installment are The Nightfox and Shear Terror, where we talk about so so much. Not just natural disasters, but also introverts (it won't surprise you that I, your fearless blog post author, match about 95% of the facts about introverts), and the Pumpkin...

Duration: 00:50:38

78: Rocked You Like a Hurricane | Hurricane Harvey | Gluten is Killing Us | Casper Wave | Marvel’s Defenders | Star Wars Clone Wars

Thank God it's Friday! The Nightfox is back from his trip to Las Vegas and while he waits to hear updates on his niece, he joined Brian behind the mic for this week's Superhero Friday installment. If you've been looking for a Monday episode recently, you're not alone. Due to busy summer schedules and real life stuff, Monday episodes have been on a little hiatus. In This Episode Like a Hurricane Like a Hurricane Hurricane Harvey left billions of dollars in damages in his enormous wake....

Duration: 00:42:10

77: We’re Also Out of Coffee | The Eclipse! | Dark Tower Review | Marvel’s Defenders | Butterfly Chai | Crashplan going Away | Brian’s Coffee Roaster Died | Airplane! | Wild Diet

While The Nightfox tends to a family emergency in the city that never sleeps, Captain Influence joins The Real Brian for this installment of The Real Brian Show! That means... Happy Superhero Friday! Lots happened in the world this week, including the eclipse which stretched across the United States and Netflix's release of Marvel's Defenders. Also on the agenda are some tidbits about healthy eating, the data backup software Crashplan, and talking about how annoying it is when gaming feels...

Duration: 00:52:40

76: Have You Seen the Terran Eclipse? | Minimalism | SFBags | Bolt Backpack | The Dark Tower | pH Balance | Portobello Pizza | Netflix

We're glad you're joining us on this glorious Superhero Friday! As the historical lunar eclipse approaches, we won't squander the opportunity to talk about it. Have you heard that it's supposed to be the most photographed, most Tweeted, most Facebooked event in history? I suppose it's not all that surprising, given Moore's Law, and yet there is no greater time for such an event to take place. As people flood to the 70 mile strip of land that stretches from Oregon to South Carolina to...

Duration: 00:54:11

74: Beard Nets Are All the Rage | Dunkirk | Valerian and the City of a Thousand Planets | Seattle | Alaska | Starbucks Reserve | Theo Chocolate | Vietnamese Coffee

After a short hiatus, the Real Brian Show crew is back to explain why beard nets are all the rage, among your other favorite conversations. Brian and his wife traveled through Seattle on their way to Alaska (scroll down for a photo gallery!). We'll review Dunkirk and Valerian and the City of a Thousand Planets. Then, as such things are always on our minds... we'll talk about our favorite delectables. Links DunkirkValerian and the City of a Thousand PlanetsDive a little deeper.

Duration: 00:37:20

73: Just Chop Off Your Foot | B-17 Ride | Star Wars Themed Resort | Beds | Indian Food

In a world that increasingly blends reality and fantasy, why not tack on a Star Wars Themed Resort? We talk about the Star Wars resort that Disney just announced during this installment of The Real Brian Show. Imagine the possibilities! If you've been to the Harry Potter themed park, you'll understand how fantastic that immersion experience is. Check out the links below to learn more. Note: There will be no episodes released the first week of August. We'll catch you back here on August...

Duration: 00:38:06

72: How to Live a Life of Balance

In a recent episode we spent some time talking about whether or not we care what people think of us. On some level, we all let the words of others affect us and it's important to recognize it, accept it, and then process it. Closely related to this is the necessary task of living a life of balance. So many of us go through extremes: ups and downs, feast and famine, rest and overwork. In this episode we’ll spend some time exploring how balance is essential for our professional side as well...

Duration: 00:23:18

71: Do You Care What Others Think of You? | Golf Rage | Spider-Man: Homecoming Review

It's that time of the week, again. Hump day is over and done. That awkward day between hump day and the weekend is also gone. Which can only mean that it's SUPERHERO FRIDAY and we have a podcast ready for you to enjoy. Thanks, once again, to the faithful Nightfox for his wonderful presence on The Real Brian Show. We hope you all have a fantastic weekend! In This Episode Links Spider-ManValerianFacebook Communityclicking on something

Duration: 00:42:44

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