Friday, July 22, 2016

Episode 32 - A Non-Travelin' Man

If Johnny Cash has been everywhere ("man!"), then some of us have a lot of catching-up to do. Do we all dream of visiting exotic lands and experiencing different cultures? If so, then why do some of us rarely leave our own proverbial back yards? John and Smokey swap their limited travel stories and wonder just how well-rounded they each really are...

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Friday, July 8, 2016

Episode 31 - The Zombie Horde Comes from Wal-Mart

Zombies, zombies, zombies! The End of the World! It's on TV, in the movies, and in lots of popular books these days. Is everyone so eager for civilization to be blown to Hell and be overrun by festering, rotting flesh-monsters??? Pop culture sure seems to think so. John and Smokey wonder why we all seem to have these morbid fantasies, and then started planning their fallout shelter...

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Although we did find a lot of interesting reading on this topic, it was this Mashable article that got our thought process rolling. See for yourself.

Friday, June 24, 2016

Episode 30 - Tweet People Right

Social media makes it easier for people to communicate and exchange ideas than ever before, and how do most of us utilize it? By yelling at each other! What is it about social media that seems to make any discussion of anything meaningful devolve into a shouting match? John and Smokey talk it out... with civility, no less.

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Friday, June 10, 2016

Episode 29 - Then Along Comes Uwe Boll...

You just love a video game. The story's great, and you're sure it would make a terrific movie. Well, history shows that the odds of it happening are slim. Why do video game movies invariably suck, and why are so many directed by Uwe Boll...?

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Oh, and the list we found that got us thinking on this topic, and to which we refer throughout the episode is at

Friday, May 27, 2016

Episode 28 - For Love of the Game

It's baseball season! This time of year is almost holy season for some (Smokey among them), and John wonders if he's been missing out on something. Listen in as the two of them try to verbalize all those sappy, touchy-feely things some people seem to feel for our National Pastime.

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Wednesday, March 30, 2016

Episode 27 - The Billion-Dollar Comic-Book Movie

"Batman v. Superman: Dawn of Justice" has finally hit theaters, and geeks everywhere rejoice! Or do they...? Bad reviews means nerds everywhere are talking their heads off about the movie's faults and/or merits.  What's our take?  Well, give a listen...

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Monday, December 7, 2015

Episode 26 - You Kids Get Offa My Lawn!!!

A friend of ours was recently the first of our old gang to make it to the age of fifty, and after we got over the thoughts of our own mortality that brought about, we then began thinking about how the world has changed since we were sprouts. You know, like old farts tend to do...

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