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A podcast featuring 2 former Evangelical Christian missionaries talking about life, politics, and dick jokes.

A podcast featuring 2 former Evangelical Christian missionaries talking about life, politics, and dick jokes.
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Seattle, WA


A podcast featuring 2 former Evangelical Christian missionaries talking about life, politics, and dick jokes.








313: D’oh Boys

Topics include: Vieves’ took twitter off her phone, Nick & Aaron saw their favorite podcast live, restaurants lying about chicken to the return of our new hit segment “King Me” where we all share our feelings on the movie It, and more!

Duration: 01:11:47

312: Daft Punk is Playing the Trash Fence

As the poet Aaron Lewis once sang, “It’s been a while…” Well we’re back, baby! Topics include: Aaron is back from his 3rd Burning Man and he & his girlfriend Ariel aka “Skip” (a first-timer) share their experience at Black Rock City, Genevieve co-hosted a major drive-time radio show, Aaron discovered his estranged father made […]

Duration: 01:20:30

311: Funky Children with Some Words on Our Tongues

Topics include: Bagels vs donuts, Vieves is going camping, late-onset hangovers, Chick-fil-Anthropy, Florida Man is at it again… literally… he’s stealing forklifts again, we blow off some Trump steam, and more! Have a blessed day!

Duration: 01:09:30


Topics include: Hats vs Headbands, more on “Contract to Kill,” Aaron & Nick took their first trip to a Sizzler, our celebrity dopplegangers, commercials are still too darn loud, separating art from the artist, and more!

Duration: 01:14:03

309: It’s a-me! Orlando!

Topics include: A TV Theme Song game, Genevieve shares a personal story about her disabled friend’s dating life, weird foreign American pop-culture trading cards, Eating Segel: The Trilogy, big game gets revenge, real world Mario Kart is coming, a Nick movie review, and more!

Duration: 01:08:38

308: Check the Oven Mitts

Topics include: Nick got busted!, our friend Sean DeTore crashes recording for a few minutes to talk about the new parody song he & Aaron wrote, Steven Segal is a ridiculous man, sex with a ghost, lots of space talk, and much more!

Duration: 01:05:10

307: Dine and Dash

Topics include: Nick brought what he thinks might be the best article he’s ever brought to the show, Aaron was a feature reporter on afternoon drive time, Double Dare revisited, Good Idea/Bad Idea: President The Rock, a dating app designed to slow everything down, and more!

Duration: 01:06:21

306: The Last Cuban from Julia’s

Topics include: A brief cameo appearance and audio-thrill-ride-disguised-as-a-sandwich-story by our friend Andrew Walsh, Genevieve talks about the time Bill O’Reilly said her name on-air, Just the Headline, it’s been a few weeks but we look back at the Fyre Festival, Steve Harvey, we get a ridiculous update on a terrible person, and more!

Duration: 00:58:42

305: Talkin’ ‘Tainment

Topics include: Will Nick’s game work?, lots of TV talk including The Leftovers, Silicon Valley, and MST3K. But what about podcasts? Don’t worry! Genevieve doesn’t like Missing Richard Simmons, but we all love S-Town. Also, Vieve’s finally reads her much-demanded Naked Chicken Chalupa review, Nick’s on a soup kick, and much more! We hear you, […]

Duration: 01:01:37

304: No You Don’t, Oprah

Topics include: Nick’s new phone, Get Out, clowns, “Fresh Goss”, lots of TV talk, a real sharknado in Earth’s Florida, we play Nothin’ But Net… Worth, and more!

Duration: 01:08:03

303: Wag the Pod

Topics include: Genevieve is back from Costa Rica and the TSA are staunchly anti-salsa, we taste #meatchips, when strangers suddenly go racist, holding the ball politically, we play “Who Said It: Bieber or Trump?”, eating Jason Segel, Taco Bell weddings, we check in on the latest Kirk Cameron Podcast, and more! Closing music: “Constant Headache” […]

Duration: 01:46:32

302: Meet Drew Barth

Genevieve is out of town, so the mice will play! (That made sense, right?) The boys are joined by Aaron’s co-worker and your new best friend, comedian Drew Barth. Come for the comedy nerd-talk, stay for Aaron’s experiment he’s been secretly conducting around women for months. Is it as creepy as it sounds? You’ll have […]

Duration: 03:18:53

301: Hey Nick, You’re an Ahl-star!

Topics include: Genevieve marched in Washington DC, what to do now that Trump is President, Aaron’s band opened for Aaron Carter, the latest from Kirk Cameron’s podcast, The Joker reads Trump tweets, Nick brings a game: Christian song lyric or passage from 50 Shades of Grey, and we play more Smash Mouth than is even […]

Duration: 01:32:48

300: Listeners on the Line!

Happy 300 episodes, everybody! To celebrate, we held a live call-in spectacular, and you guys didn't disappoint. Besides taking your live phone calls, this special episode features Listener Ryan's White Hot Top 5, Nick dancing for everyone on the livestream video, and apparently Genevieve has lived everywhere you do. All that and much, much more as we celebrate too much of a good thing. Thank you SO MUCH for listening. We love you guys.

Duration: 01:49:35

299: The Grapes of Christmas Past

Merry Christmas, Listener! We got you something... A Holiday Spectacular! Join Aaron, Nick, and Genevieve as we play our favorite holiday bits from years past and present: original Christmas songs, parodies, Awful Poetry, and more! Tune out your family's nog-fueled shouting matches with the dulcet tones of Deez Grapes. Baby Jesus never had it so good.

Duration: 01:27:05

297: A Car Full of Kit Kats

Topics include: Gearing up for Trump’s America without getting depressed, a Cheeto eagle, Dr. Phil is a piece of shit, Listener emails, Nick cried at the movies, Genevieve’s post-election speech writing, we play Nick’s “Fictional Presidents” game, and then we talk all about Westworld! Closing music - “When Christmas Comes (Boxing Day Version)” by Los Campesinos!

Duration: 01:32:26

296: The Optimism Before the Sh*tstorm

Topics include: We’re time traveling from before the election and our optimism is adorable, Westworld (no spoilers, though you should definitely be watching), Aaron’s Halloween shenanigans, new music, which social media platform we would keep if we could only keep one, Nick had too much fun at a party, Listener emails, we play “Trick or Treat,” RIP Kevin Meaney, and more. If you’re in or know of a great band that would want their music on the show, send a link to their music to...

Duration: 01:13:09

295: Homies with Ben Parsons

The Grapes of Rad co-founder Ben Parsons is back! Topics include: how to properly hang art on your walls, Ben's new biz, don't mess with Michelle's garden, iOS 10 is a first-world turd, Aaron plugs his other podcasts, The Parsons went to Disneyland, psychedelics & mental health, a super sweet Smash Mouth mash-up, Genevieve brings a game for the boys to play, and more! If you think you might be interested in buying or selling a house in Seattle, say hi to Ben at

Duration: 01:30:54

294: The Handiest of Mans

Topics include: Aaron's back from Burning Man :), but it's Nick & Aaron's last show as roommates :(, Nick almost set his break room on fire, bands we love (and also Rockapella), a Florida drive-thru, listen to TANIS, Hillary in HONY, a Listener created a group on Facebook where you can actually talk to each other and it's called... wait for it... "Listener", we play #bandbands, killer birds in Earth's Florida, and more! And coming up on 295 - Ben Parsons is back! In The Whale's new video...

Duration: 01:39:52

293: I’m Alone, No You’re Not with JOSEPH

If you're a Listener, these women need no introduction. Meegan and Natalie Closner of the band Joseph return to the show for the third time to tell Aaron about all the exciting new changes since we last heard from them. Playing on The Tonight Show, people singing their words at sold-out shows, being featured on Spotify and Apple Music, and the release of their beautiful new record I'm Alone, No You're Not.

Duration: 01:00:52

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