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#381: How to Deal with Loss

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Hello folks! Sadly, my cat Ketone died this week, and I dedicate tonight’s show to her, as well as all of you. Dealing with loss and pain is an unavoidable part of life, and the sooner you realize that, the better off you’ll be. Enjoy!

 

#380: How to Break Up With Someone: Revisited

Good evening! Tonight, I wax poetic about:

  • Why you should check out a lecture on gardening even if that’s the last thing you should do
  • The awesomeness that is Tony Bennet
  • How to Break Up With Someone Properly
  • Something women (in general) are dead wrong about, and how their men should handle it
  • And oh so much more

Enjoy!

#379: The Big Sick and Cross-Cultural Dating

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Good evening! Tonight, I wax poetic and shoot the breeze about:

  • The pitfalls one encounters when you date outside of your own, “tribe.”
  • A review of the recent film on the above subject, “The Big Sick.”
  • I also watched the first three episodes of, “GLOW,” and the jury is still out.
  • The kind of man I want Jack to grow up to be, and why that isn’t necessarily a good thing

Enjoy!

#378: 13 Reasons Why, Part 2

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

  • Further thoughts on Netflix’s, “13 Reasons Why.” I finished the show and read the book as well.
  • Slate’s article criticizing the show. I agree with some of it. I think.
  • Regrets I’m still having about the past and how the show triggered some things. Yes. Triggered.
  • Re-watching, “True Blood.”

#377: 13 Reasons Why

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Recently, I pulled the trigger and watched the first episode of the recent (and excellent) Netflix series, “13 Reasons Why.” A few days later, I’m 9 episodes (Tape 5, Side A) in, and tonight, I wax poetic about high school, sexual assault, and how I once heard a story and didn’t react properly. You’ll know what I’m talking about when you hear it.

#376: Tell Them Why You Dumped Them

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Good evening! Tonight, I wax poetic about:

  • Why it’s a good idea to ask someone why they dumped you
  • Why I am now 40 but feel 32
  • Review of the second season of, “Master of None.”
  • Why, “Bambi,” is the best movie about how to be a man
  • And more!

#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!

#373: Take the Leap

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

  • The Leap I took in Nevada last week, and how it relates to becoming a Dad
  • Oh yeah, I’m gonna be a Dad :)
  • Tiger Woods: LEAVE HIM BE
  • A guy is suing a lady for texting on their first (and only) date 
  • First date advice and how you need to learn how to listen
  • And more!

#371: Parade-Raining and Putting your Spouse First

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Good evening! Tonight, I wax poetic about:

  • What (I guess) is supposed to make a long-term relationship work
  • Mistakes I made with being a wuss in a long-term relationship
  • Why I used to revisit old haunts from my past
  • Whole30 Update: Still haven’t gotten permission to test yet
  • My jury duty experience
  • And more!

#370: The Search for the Gamma Quadrant

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Here. Get distracted by this hot alien lady. Anyway, at no point do I talk about Star Trek (that’s another podcast, coming soon) but I DO wax poetic about

  • The awesomeness of Manny Machado and why we should be like him
  • My continuing search of the gamma quadrant in my soul
  • Whole30/Fitness update: doing well weight wise, but still haven’t gotten permission to test yet. May 20 fast approaches
  • And OH so much more

Enjoy!

#369: Dating Reality Check

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Good evening! Tonight, I wax poetic about:

  • How to handle getting stalked
  • Why we need women to give dating seminars to men and vice versa
  • RIP Charlie Murphy
  • Why you should be a role model for kids
  • Easter thoughts and a year later from my Dad passing away
  • And more!

#368: New Nerd Podcast with my Friend Alex

As with the other one I’m doing on politics, once a month, my friend Alex and I will blow hard, this time about science fiction, fantasy, and all around nerd stuff. Enjoy!

NOTE: Recorded live at Almaza, hence the background noise.

#367: New Political Podcast with my friend Alex

As with the other one I’m doing on nerd stuff, once a month, my friend Alex and I will blow hard, this time about politics, mainly about how we are a bunch of sane centrists trying to clam everyone down. Enjoy!

NOTE: Recorded live at Almaza, hence the background noise.

#366: Pyramid Schemes and Apologizing…Sometimes

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Hello! Yeah. I’m back. Still kind of scattershot with the weekly show themes, but lots of changes coming in the latter half of 2017. We’ll get there eventually, but until then:

  • A year ago I lost my Dad. Thoughts on that.
  • What to do if a friend of yours gets involved with a pyramid scheme
  • Reviews of, “His Girl Friday,” and Dave Chappelle’s first special from Netflix
  • When you should, or shouldn’t, apologize to someone you’ve wronged
  • And oh so much more!

#365: Be Your Own Boss

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

  • Why Almaza is the place to be on the (eastern) west side of Los Angeles
  • Review of this excellent Cracked.com article
  • Review of, “Steve Jobs,” and Aaron Sorkin
  • A soccer player who thanked his wife…and his girlfriend…on television
  • What to do every time you wake up
  • And more!

#364: Russian Gold Diggers and, “Privilege.”

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

  • Whole30 Fitness update; lost some more weight!
  • There is an actual Russian Golddiggers Academy
  • Two super-embarrassing dating stories from my past (don’t be like old me!)
  • Film reviews of, “Logan,” and, “Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find them.”
  • The problem with screaming, “privilege,” at people, as well as the ridiculous backlash of, “Iron Fist,” (which I haven’t seen).
  • And more!

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!