Category Archives: Fatherhood

#425: The Pain of Divorce…in Public

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Here is my cat back in the day for no reason.

 

 

 

 

 

Being a child of divorce sucked. And it didn’t suck nearly as much as it could have because it WASN’T IN PUBLIC. I talk about that, and a lot more tonight. Enjoy!

#424: Peter Pan in Los Angeles

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Fellas, my lady-friends got some complaints. And please don’t be like this guy when a girl dumps you:

 

#423: There Are Two Kinds of People in the World

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Happy Fourth of July, everyone! Tonight, I wax poetic and crack wise about how there is a wrong way, a worse way, and a right way to approach life. I also tip the cap to Ahmed Best, who is a wonderful performer, end of story. Enjoy!

ALSO:

Do check out my friend Christopher Lockett’s amazing new documentary, “Until They’re Gone,” which is available on Amazon Prime!

#421: 41 Years Later….

Good evening, everybody!

On this, the celebration of my birth 41 years ago, I wish to say the following, the intent of my show for the past 9 years and change:

Help others. Volunteer. Hold a door. Buy a drink for someone anonymously. Give in a loved one’s name. Show kindness (do not be a bully, do not allow someone to bully you).
Listen to someone with compassion and kindness.

Spread the love. Attack hate with love. Forgive those who trespass against you, and most of all, forgive yourself.

You are not who you were yesterday. You don’t have to be better than anyone else. You just have to try to be better than you were yesterday (thank you, Harry Hart).

Much love
Jordan

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PPS: Learn a bittersweet lesson of love and life here:

#419: Parental Anxiety

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Good evening and welcome back! Tonight, I wax poetic and use the force to discuss:

  • Why is everyone so sensitive these days?
  • “Hot teachers” and the boys they, “have sex with.”
  • My parental anxieties that I (mostly) have under control
  • Chloe Tumor News
  • And more!

Thanks for listening,

SNG

#418: Pay it Forward and Thank Someone Who Dumps You

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Hello! Welcome back! Tonight, I wax poetic about:

  • Why Pay it Forward is something we should all do more often
  • Daryl Davis is an American hero
  • How I recently screwed up as a Dad
  • Why you should thank every single person who dumped you
  • and more!!!

Thanks for listening! email me! sensitiveniceguy@gmail.com

SNG

 

 

#415: Sex Cults and Pain

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Good evening! As I get over this year’s cold (hurray! No flu!) I blow hard and shoot the breeze regarding:

  • How no one joins a cult unless they are in pain
  • The (possible) dual personality of Dr. Huxtable
  • Why I, “Reverse-troll.”
  • Hurray! I made it to 100 days of meditation! If I can do it, so can you
  • Why I did the leap, and you should too.

And more! Thanks for listening

JER

#414: Normal Does Not Equal Right

 

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Tonight, I shoot the breeze about:

  • Just because something is normal, that doesn’t mean it’s right. This one really grinds my gears
  • My terror of the fallout of the social media generation and the narcissism that social media enables
  • Thoughts on Monterey Bay and the beauty of the, “laid-back,” personality.
  • How taking a leap is good for the soul
  • And more!

Thanks for listening.

 

#412: Wish Upon A Star

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Tonight, I wax poetic about:

  • Awesome parents equals awesome kids!
  • I’m back to piano, and I WILL play this piece someday!
  • My wife got me a new hat. She’s awesome.
  • Getting over breakups doesn’t have to be so hard
  • Quick reviews of Black Mirrors, “Shut up and Dance,” and, “Playtest.”
  • What Pinocchio teaches us about going for our dreams
  • and more!

#406: You Are Not Your Past…Seriously

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Good evening! Tonight, I wax poetic about:

  • Why the yoga folks are right about living in the moment
  • Annual Valentine’s Day advice
  • How Rocky Balboa has some good advice about attacking your gremlin
  • Controlling your emotions by taming your gremlin
  • Some encouraging news about my cat’s cancer
  • And more!

Enjoy!

#404: Meditation isn’t just for Hippies

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Good evening! Tonight, I wax poetic about:

  • The joys of meditation and calming the heck down
  • Why struggle and setting goals is great for relationships and career as long as you detach from the outcome
  • Why finding someone to root for who is more successful than you is important
  • Don’t send dick picks, guys. Just don’t. Do that, you’re a loser.
  • Seriously. Don’t.

Enjoy!

#403: Self-Criticism is Great and So is Comprimise

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Good evening, ladies and gentleman! Welcome back to my weekly blow-hard fest! And tonight, the wind blows so hard about:

  • Why being hard on yourself in a focused way is the best thing for you
  • Why single people who get pregnant on purpose are insane
  • What my beloved Philadelphia Eagles taught me in the best seasons we’ve ever had (NEXT MAN UP!)
  • Weekly confessional story from past-douche Jordan
  • We go a little long tonight as I wrap up the show going on a lengthy rant about compromise, essentially giving you an extended preview for my political show, “Calm the F–k Down with Alex and Jordan.”

Enjoy! email me! sensitiveniceguy@gmail.com

#402: Living in the Moment isn’t just for Damn Dirty Hippies

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Tonight, I wax poetic about:

  • How identifying your gremlin is priority #1
  • Andy Whitfield was right; be here now
  • How regret isn’t always a waste of time
  • I admit some emotional failures from my past
  • Some habits of happy people

Enjoy!

#401: Questions to Help Us Grow

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First one of the new year and live from Almaza on Venice, I wax poetic about:

  • I re-examine the questions from the picture above, answer them cold, then listen to my answers from a year ago. It was a fascinating experiment
  • Why my son shouldn’t take advice from certain female friends of his
  • Why I won’t mock Amy Winehouse’s father for thinking his daughter is a ghost

I also answer the following questions:

  1. In one sentence, who are you?
  2. In one word, what do you live for?
  3. What is worth the pain
  4. What will you never give up on?
  5. What do you always try to avoid?
  6. What’s something you take for granted every day?
  7. What do you need most right now?
  8. What would you immediately do differently if you knew that no one would judge you
  9. What’s something nobody could ever steal from you?
  10. What would you like to forgive right now
  11. Happiness is not….
  12. What impact do you want to leave on the people you love?
  13. Life is too short to tolerate…
  14. What’s something that use to scare you, but no longer does?
  15. What do you want to remember forever?
  16. What do you always look forward to?
  17. What recently reminded you of how fast time flies?
  18. What’s something everyond should be able to say before they die

Enjoy!

#400: What I’ve Learned So Far

My son is barely 4 weeks old and even he gets it.
My son is barely 4 weeks old and even he gets it.

 

 

 

 

 

 

Tonight, I discuss what I’ve learned doing 400 episodes of the SNG SHOW…can you believe it? I can’t.

In no particular order…

  1. Always be a Mixed Mental Artist.
  2. Understand that every day is a gift
  3. When you put something online, why are you doing it?
  4. Dating is a rollercoaster; enjoy the ride
  5. Follow the SNG rules for long-term happiness
  6. Thing aren’t going to happen to you; make things happen
  7. Things will happen to you; play your cards right
  8. Every bad thing is a learning experience if you decide to make it so
  9. Learn when to stand up for yourself, and when is always
  10. Use Active Thinking and Observe your Gremlin
  11. Write down your, “Best You.”
  12. Write down your major life goals…and start walking
  13. If you’re bored, you’re doing it wrong
  14. Everyone is listening. Act accordingly
  15. The Worst People you will meet in life can be your best teachers if you let them
  16. Admit your faults. Out loud. Observe. Again, the Gremlin
  17. Some days are just gonna suck. Tomorrow will be better
  18. Be grateful, always

#399: Taming My Gremlin: I am NOT my Son’s friend

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This is me, trying to be my best, looking at the Gremlins who are attempting to ruin my life.

Merry Christmas! Tonight, I discuss the book, “Taming Your Gremlin,” by Rick Carson (on the recommendation of the, “Mixed Mental Arts,” show with Bryan Callen and Hunter Maats). Bryan and Hunter, I hereby declare myself a White-Belt Mixed Mental Artist. I’m in.

I’ve identified my Gremlin (he looks like the Gremlin from that Halloween Simpsons episode, and he uses his cuteness occasionally against me), and will continue to do so in the coming episodes in an effort to help you tame yours.

I also discuss how there are two kinds of people who will give you parenting advice, and how to tell which ones to listen to. Ultimately, how you react is your own choice. The sooner you realize that, the better. And that includes toxic people at the dinner table. Especially them.

Enjoy!

JER

#398: You Don’t Have Problems, You have Challenges

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On Sunday, my beloved Philadelphia Eagles lost their quarterback for the season when Carson Wentz tore his ACL. Good news; we’re not done by any stretch, and I have some more thoughts for my son about perseverance in the face of adversity. Enjoy!

#396: Lessons for my Son

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This will be the last show before I officially become a father. Time to go out with a bang.

Hence, I ramble for an hour and change about what lessons I wish to pass on to him. Enjoy!

The lessons:

  1. Give the world value
  2. The world doesn’t run on your feelings
  3. Treat women as equals but don’t brown nose
  4. Make yourself happy alone
  5. What isn’t earned isn’t appreciated
  6. Just because it’s normal doesn’t mean it’s right
  7. Be kind, not nice
  8. Practice active thinking
  9. Practice delayed gratification
  10. Have compassion for others
  11. Learn through rejection
  12. Learn from the past, live in the present, prepare for the future