Episode #52: Cream Cheese and Not-So-Tiny Tim

We are back at Due South Coffee Roasters for another Americola fueled episode.

In this episode:

  • Mayonnaise debate
  • Joel finally finishes his Smallcreep assignment
  • Joel runs Rome’s favorite Christmas movie, A Christmas Carol with not so Tiny Tim
  • We perform the annual recitation of the miracle of the Christmas Cream Cheese
  • Notable deaths give us an excuse to talk about some of our favorite Twilight Zone episodes, including Obsolete Man and The Mirror.
  • The Genesis reunion, sponsored by Polygrip

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Episode #51: We are thankful

It’s our annual Thanksgiving episode, and like last year, we list things for which we are thankful. That list does not include those terrible sappy Publix Thanksgiving commercials. This episode we are live at Due South Coffee Roasters in Taylors, South Carolina. If you are in the upstate of South Carolina, stop by Due South and have an Americola. You won’t regret it.

Other topics discussed on this episode:

  • Turkey, and why would anyone ever want to eat it
  • Review of the new McGyver series
  • Dr. Who, The Power of the Daleks
  • What happens next in Cannon: Murder by Gemini
  • Frankenstein, and what does he have to do with PBS’ Rick Steves
  • Rome’s interesting wife
  • Notable deaths, the master will not be pleased

Enjoy your turkey. You can have mine.

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Episode 49: You won’t believe what happens in this episode!

This episode is guaranteed to protect you in a Martian attack, as Rome explains what Slim Whitman has to do with progressive rock.

Other topics discussed:

  • Assembling Ikea furniture
  • Politics
  • Clickbait
  • Richard D. Trentlage
  • Jingles
  • Vincent Price
  • Kenny Roger’s retirement
  • Oxygen is getting depleted
  • Colossus and the Crab
  • The Sewell Family Vacation

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Episode 48: The Return of the Pumpkin Spice Candy Corn Flavored Circus Peanuts

In this episode:

  • Candy corn: what is it
  • Circus peanuts
  • Pumpkin spice everything
  • Rome’s bad week
  • San Francisco
  • iOS 10 and Joel’s favorite feature
  • Chuck Conners shoots somebody
  • Shark Tank
  • Bill Bixby’s pants
  • Lowe’s Foods calls batman
  • Cliff Hangers

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Episode 47: The BizarroPorch Mistery

On Labor Day 2016, Rome Maynard’s house was desecrated with a vicious BizarroPorch attack. If you or anyone you know have any information that could lead to the apprehension of the perpetrators, email rome@ifyourelike.me.

Additional topics in this episode:

  • Creepy clowns and how to avoid them
  • Apples, and why Rome hates them
  • Old guy glass
  • Mark Hamill’s unforgettable role as Farm Boy
  • Canoeing adventures
  • The Cannon literary cannon
  • Rome is the slowed down Johnny Carson
  • Bailey’s Beansicles
  • Celebrity deaths you may not have heard of

 

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Episode 45: Pokémon, Go Get Me Some Aspartame

In this episode, Joel asks Rome a series of burning questions, we play “Trump or DF Jones,” and a curmudgeonly old man explains Pokemon Go.

Other topics discussed:

  • Aspartame
  • Productivity
  • Rome’s superpower (wait for it…)
  • Recap of the political conventions
  • Morgan Freeman should narrate everything
  • Subscriptions, and how everybody wants our money
  • Celebrity death log
  • Television weathermen
  • The Fugitive (a Quinn Martin Production)
  • David Janssen’s pallbearers

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