Episode 73: Third Anniversary

This is a special third-anniversary episode of If You’re Like Me, with special guest star Scott Barr. We tell the story of how If You’re Like Me came to be, and discuss the following topics:

  • Daylight saving time
  • Listener Mail
  • The portrayal of small town people in movies
  • Impostor syndrome
  • Notable celebrity deaths
  • Update from Seattle
  • Portsmouth Update

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Episode 72: Lieutenant Daniel Tiger

It’s a busy week on If You’re Like Me:

  • Listener mail
  • Joel’s 20th Anniversary
  • Tom Hanks to play Mr. Rogers
  • Captain Kangaroo’s bad dental hygiene advice
  • Florkey Stovegate 2018
  • “The Revenge of Analog” by David Sax
  • Resale value of physical media
  • Cannon Season 3 recap: How could they miss?
  • Celebrity deaths

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Episode 71: A bad week to play the flute

Rome, Joel, and Heath are back for an episode filled with triumph and tragedy.

Topics in this episode:

  • Celebrity flutist deaths
  • Kidney stones
  • Heath responds to anti-juicing press
  • Windows 10 won’t let us have a clean restart
  • Celebrities who think they can sing
  • HGTV
  • SuperBowl

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Episode 70: You can’t handle the juice!

It’s 2018 and time for our latest episode. This week we are joined by embalming expert Heath Florkey.

  • Welcome to 2018
  • Highlights from the holidays
  • Heath’s high powered juicer
  • Live update from the Ohio Snowpocalypse
  • Recommendations for de-stressing
  • Death update
  • Game Shows
  • Rome reviews “Murder by Gemini”
  • Joel reviews the Fugitive
  • Star Wars the Last Jedi

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Episode 69: Seven days to #HollyJolly

This is an expert packed episode. Joining Joel and Rome are Jonathan Hyde, HR expert, and Jeff Fossett, cybersecurity expert.

Topics discussed in this episode:

  • Upcoming Fossett wedding
  • Punch
  • Andy Griffith Show
  • Christmas lights, and things for which they should have training classes
  • Jeff’s world famous key lime pie
  • Leaf blowing
  • Movies that are better than their books
  • Charlotte Douglas Airport and R&R
  • How to get a row to yourself on Southwest Airlines
  • Why are some songs considered Christmas songs?

 
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Episode 68: No Janusz is not good news

This episode is our third annual Thanksgiving episode, and this week we are joined by nationally acclaimed embalming expert Heath Florkey. Heath joins us as our official death expert, and we debut Heath’s podcast obituary.

Other topics discussed:

  • What we are thankful for
  • Kmart music
  • Things that people around the world have given Joel
  • Vegemite
  • Australian Monopoly
  • Book updates
  • stuffing
  • Baby Driver
  • What to do if you suspect a friend is invisible
  • Raisins

We hope you all have a great Thanksgiving.

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Baltimore and candy corn

Welcome to our Halloween episode! Dust off the circus peanuts and corn shaped wax “candy” and enjoy the latest episode of “If You’re Like Me.”

Topics discussed on this episode:

  • Rome’s trip to Baltimore
  • Edgar Allen Poe
  • Celebrity deaths
  • Halloween and the dusting of the circus peanuts
  • Smarties
  • Candy Corn
  • Motivating yourself to finish long books
  • Book updates
  • Business opportunities
  • The ten commandments of chocolate chips
  • Year round shorts in the winter
  • Biggest ball of twine
  • City of Lindstrom
  • Pickled food
  • Joel’s cousin Matt Lauer
  • Parades

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