Episode 84: Halloween 2018

It’s the If You’re Like Me Halloween special. In this episode we give you helpful advice about how to not become a vampire and also discuss the following spooky topics:

  • Rome’s birthday
  • Hermit crabs
  • Circus peanuts
  • Negative synergy
  • Halloween costumes
  • The death of Dracula controversy
  • Green Bean Casserole
  • Travel
  • Gift cards
  • Game shows
  • Trivia contest weak spots

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Episode 83: Workstation Crisis

It’s time for another If You’re Like Me, and Rome is MIA due to a workstation crisis.

Heath and Joel say the show must go on, and discuss the following burning topics:

  • Detroit
  • Mission Impossible: Fallout
  • Workstation crisises
  • Celebrity RIP
  • Book reports
  • Continuous learning
  • Climbing Mount Everest

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Episode 82: Dystopian Justice

Today Rome Maynard and Joel Lindstrom (without Heath) talk about the American justice system and dystopian fiction.

Discussed in this episode:

  • Rome’s experience as a temp dad
  • Adventures in jury duty
  • Why read dystopian literature?
  • Brave New World by Aldus Huxley
  • Nineteen Eighty-Four by George Orwell
  • Fahrenheit 451 by Ray Bradbury
  • Why does Neil Gaiman introduce everything?
  • Dune by Frank Herbert
  • Did Dune inspire Star Wars?
  • Cannon: The Stewardess Strangler

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Episode 81: Don’t eat in Ohio

In the latest episode of If You’re Like me, Heath and Joel wonder where Rome is, and talk about:

  • Tax free weekend
  • Destructive children
  • Pizza
  • Lunchboxes
  • Jeopardy! daily double seeking behavior https://arxiv.org/ftp/arxiv/papers/1402/1402.0571.pdf
  • The BMP strategy
  • Playing Trivial Pursuit with millennials
  • MoviePass
  • 1960’s elections
  • Jaws
  • Reclaimed retail buildings
  • What are buckeyes really?

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Episode 80: Now more than ever, Florkey

This week Rome, Joel, and some guy from Illinois discuss the following trending topics:

  • Eclectic international death log
  • Show jumping
  • Depressing book reviews
  • Tragedies in the Grand Canyon
  • Ohio breaking news
  • Campaign 2018 update
  • Heath Florkey campaign slogans
  • Giraffes
  • The Return of Frank Canon

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Episode 79: Surplus Cheese

Jeff Fossett returns as our special guest and helps us discuss these exciting topics:

  • The cheese surplus
  • How to cram every life event into 7 months
  • The Office
  • The history of Australia
  • Work pranks
  • Perry Mason and the howling dog
  • WRK acoustic Yellowcard tour
  • Phil Collins Alamo obsession
  • Uber drivers in Cedar Rapids, IA
  • Heath’s trip to New York City
  • Notable deaths
  • Rock violin

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Episode 78: What dad wants

Happy Father’s Day. In this episode we give some ideas for last minute Fathers Day gifts. Enjoy this episode, and don’t forget to shut the lights off when you leave the room.

Topics in this episode:

  • Father’s day
  • What do the fathers want?
  • Neckties
  • Bowties
  • The Lindstrom car fight cam
  • Embarrassing flight experiences
  • Disgusting new M&M flavors
  • I’ve got you covered by Paul Denver
  • The time Joel was the keynote speaker at a graduation
  • WKRP in Cincinnati
  • Joel’s depressing book choices
  • Jack London short stories
  • Why does Germany have princes?
  • Scandanavians
  • Larry update
  • County fairs

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