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#416: Dunkirk, Utah Beach, USS Maine, and no this is not a History podcast

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Tonight, I wax poetic about:

  • Knowing when to treat, when to fight, and when to accept surrender in life.
  • My patreon page, and how I’m telling you all about it now in order to motivate me to get it up and running.
  • A nice parental upgrade I gave myself recently with Jack
  • A story about Tom Petty that I liked so much
  • A terrible friend zone story has made the rounds and I have some thoughts

And more!

Thanks for listening.

#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.

 

#391: How to Avoid Annoying People at Bars

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#374: Everything is Your Fault

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Good evening and happy HUMP day everyone! Tonight, I rant about turning 40 (next week) and becoming a Dad this December (a real one, sorry Chloe), as well as the wonderful, “F is for Family,” and a few dating stories that make my skin crawl (but everything was my fault). Enjoy!

Equalism For All

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Good evening, what’s going on? tonight, I wax my board about

  • Fitness Update: Time to Pump up the Volume
  • Wisdom from a Retired Navy Seal Operator
  • Film reviews of the Black Mirror Episode, “The Entire History of You,” and, “10 Cloverfield Lane.”
  • A shameful act from my past
  • Thoughts on, “International Women’s Day.”
  • And more!

Do, “Tomorrow You,” a Favor Today

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Good evening, what’s going on? Tonight, I wax my board about

  • Whole30 Fitness update; Phase 2!
  • How thinking of the future can help your present (in some small ways)
  • The difference between a whistle blower and a rat
  • Some dating pointers for the ladies this time!
  • And more. Enjoy!

Your Enemies are your Best Friends

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Your Enemies are your Best Friends

Good evening, what’s going on? Tonight, I wax my board about

  • Fitness/Krav Update: Going well!
  • Two dating mistakes of mine (oh, have mercy)
  • Why someone who hates you is your best teacher
  • The true beginning of the show was not in 2009
  • Film Reviews of, “John Wick Chapter 2,” “The Girl on the Train,” and more
  • And SO much more!

5 Things NOT to say to Women

While we are waiting for our technical difficulties to resolve themselves (the next podcast with Melissa and Tracy will be up Saturday, followed by one by me alone next Wednesday), I thought I’d share this with you, a slight addendum to my last solo one about how to talk to women.

Here are a few things NOT to say to get the ball rolling with the fairer sex:

“Do I know you from somewhere?” I tried this the other day in DC, and guess what?  I was being sincere; I really thought she looked familiar (I’m convinced we went to college together).  But I got shot down like an idiot.  Big mistake.  Even sincerity doesn’t work with this one.

“You’re hot”: She already knows that, and you are now pathetic for trying.

“What’s going on/What’s up?/Hey” Ditto.  Says the same thing, and you are boring.  You need to ask an open ended question that shows your wit and your sincere interest in her, not a couple of syllables that ask her to do all the work.

“Are you going to keep staring or are you going to come over?” Yup, tried this one a few years ago, got shot down in flames.  You want to appear the alpha and confident, not an arrogant jerk.  Indeed, I know when I’m being checked out.  But this is not the way to handle it.

“Put them away.” Yes, this happened once, by my hand.  Guilty.  Yes, girls will show off their assets, and the unfair world we live in dictates that we must pretend to ignore them (all two of them).  It sucks, but if you can keep your eyes engrossed in hers and not her amazing cans on display, you just might be able to see said-cans in the nude later on.

Any more you wish to share? Ladies?  Jump in!