Episode #28: Beaches

Episode #28: Beaches

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It’s summer and that means people are going to want to go to the beach. Why? Who knows. It’s a sandy mess, but in this episode we share what used to make the beach special, how we deal with it now, and share ideas to make the beach fun again.

Highlights Include: Cory’s Recycling; Jeremy Gets a Blade at His Throat; Wearing Your Child for Popularity; Life’s a Beach; 1950’s Bullies; Digging Holes, Mandalas and Other Dumb Arts; Seamonsters and Seasharks and much more!

Episode #27: Phones

Episode #27: Phones

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Collect call from hilarious banter, will you accept the charges? In this episode we’re talking about telephones, from our rotary horror stories to the apps we’ve decided the future demands.

Highlights Include: Filling the Iron Man Hole, the Circle Nightmare Machine, Inverse Child Tracking, Texting & Driving Is Cool, John Krasinski Lies About Blackberry, Depthphone and much more!

Show Notes: Basically the same thing.

Episode #26: Sleepovers and Slumber Parties

Episode #26: Sleepovers and Slumber Parties

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Grab the soda, the scary movies and the bowl of warm water for after we fall asleep because we’re talking about sleepovers and slumber parties! From the sleepovers of uncomfortable children to the overnight sessions of gross teens to the drunken markerfests of uncomfortable, gross college students we touch on all the sleep-based festivities there are. We’re also pleased to announce that from now on we’re letting YOU vote on the musical style Matt sings the This Week In Adulthood theme in. Reach out to us on Facebook or Twitter and vote for what you want to hear!

Highlights Include: Jeremy Jumps at Thunder, Play Place Grease Applicators, Matt Cycles Through Cousins, Cory: Sleepover Fight Broker, Matt “Crackerhands” Adams, MST3K is a Sleepover Classic, The Queen of Walking, Marker Artistry, Hanglider Sleepovers and much much more!

Episode #25: Soda w/ Joel Torres

Episode #25: Soda w/ Joel Torres

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Shake up your phone and spray this new episode into your earholes because we’re talking about soda. It’s sweet, it’s sticky, and being the disgusting manchildren we are it’s our only source of hydration. Joining is this week is Joel Torres of the podcast Please Don’t Send Me into Outer Space, available right here on the Ear Trumpet Audio network.

Highlights Include: A Mouthful of Hockey Crunch, Cave Man Soda, Root Beer is Sinful and Tastes Different After You Kill a Man, the Problem With Fruit Flavors, Suicide (the Drink, Not the Action), Soda for Cats, Japan: Innovating the Weirdest Things, A Mouthful of Ants and much more!

Episode #24: Irrational Fears

Episode #24: Irrational Fears

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Shh! Quiet down or you’ll attract the Podcast Goblin! You’ve heard of the Podcast Goblin, right? No? Well it makes about as much sense as the other stuff we’ve been afraid of. In this episode, we discuss all the crazy things we were irrationally afraid of as children, what we’re still shamefully afraid of, and we explore the brave new world of silly things to be afraid of in the future.

Highlights Include: Sweet Sashes, Backyard Land Sharks, Why Did Everyone Assume Kids Wanted to See The Crypt Keeper?, Escalators: Nature’s Killing Machines, Muppet Baby Nightmare Nanny, Chokeshack, Matt Joins the KKK and much more!

Show Notes: We met knock-off Spongebob and Shrek!

Episode #23: Making Music

Episode #23: Making Music

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Get ready to tickle the ivories, release your spit valves, and do all the other gross-sounding things that are apparently related to instruments because we are talking about making music.

Highlights Include: Matt the Heartless Dog Murderer, Getting Serious About Medieval Times, We Bleep All of Matt’s Foul Scat, Make Choir Great Again, An Important PSA About Not Playing Your Acoustic Guitar at Parties, Mambo #5 To-Do List and much more!

 

Episode #22: Arcades

Episode #22: Arcades

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Ready your sackful of quarters (no, not for hurling at us) because we’re going to the local arcade. The arcades of childhood, the games we love/hate, the best butt spanking games out of Japan and more can be yours for only 30,000 tickets!

Highlights Include: Erotic Poetry Jam, OK Potato, World Famous Arcade Cuisine, Practical Uses of Skeeball, The Last Buttwhisperer and much more!

 

Minisode #3: Winter

Minisode #3: Winter

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The weather outside is frightful, so we made this episode extra delightful. Curl up by a roaring fire and listen to this hearty minisode as you slowly succumb to carbon monoxide poisoning (you forgot to open the flue, you fool!)

Highlights Include: Is Your Dog a Manchurian Candidate?, What Happens to Bugs In Winter?, Sledding: For Suckers, Bad Porridge Business, The American Hero Who Invented Snow Angels and much more!

 

Episode #21: Christmas Specials

Episode #21: Christmas Specials

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Oh hi, we didn’t see you there. We were just getting ready to have some special guests over for the Holidays. Also, Santa’s gone missing? In this episode, we talk about all the great, awful, and awfully great Christmas specials we’ve seen.

 

Highlights Include: Do Cats Know It’s Christmas?, Jeremy’s Pajama Jam, Down Home Musical Christmas Specials, Is John Denver Jesus?, Speed Buggy: Nature’s Perfect Santa, We Create the World’s Greatest Christmas Special and much much more!

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Episode #20: Robots w/ Glen Tickle

Episode #20: Robots w/ Glen Tickle

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Running C:\\newepisode.bat. Systems online. We’re back with a brand new episode all about robots. We are joined by a special guest, comedian and comedy robot programmer Glen Tickle, to discuss the finer points of parenting both children and robots, the dumb robots from our childhoods and what parts of us we want chopped off and replaced with shiny robo-bits. You can check out Glen’s new album Yes, Please on Bandcamp.

Highlights Include: We’re All the Worst at Raking Leaves, Jeremy Has a Board Game and No Friends, Robots: The Most Oppressed Group in Cinema History?, A Long Discussion of Zordon from The Power Rangers, A Quiz on Bad Robot Names, Cory Tries to Defend the Robot Maid From Rocky IV and much more!