Season 1

Ep. 32: What's the Motto With You?

Oct. 12, 2020

Jon and Kurt have fun guessing famous slogans that were funny, had double meanings, or were just blatantly bad. From the disaster of the Chevy Nova in foreign markets to the hilarity of a Sega print ad to explaining the beau…

Ep.31: Stop Saying That

Oct. 5, 2020

Are you sick of hearing people tell you “to be honest, we should circle back to the parking lot so we can think outside the box and undergo a paradigm shift.” Well, Jon and Kurt sure are and, in this episode, they submit the…

Ep.30: British vs. American

Sept. 28, 2020

While both countries share a common language, the words don’t always mean the same thing in England as they do in America. Jon and Kurt dig into this and expose some of the potentially embarrassing situations that can arise.…

Ep29: The Ideal Main Street

Sept. 21, 2020

Jon and Kurt fantasize about the type of stores and establishments they would love to have lining their ideal main street. From a dive bar to an old time movie theatre to a newly created James Bond Experience to a Cajan food…

Ep28: Who’s the Oxymoron?

Sept. 14, 2020

Jon and Kurt dive deep into the shallows of many different types of oxymorons. Trying not to be buttheads, they hope this episode doesn’t meet with deafening silence. It’s even odds that after listening, you might make Smart…

Ep.27: Cocktails

Sept. 7, 2020

Ever wonder where the Bloody Mary was first concocted? How the martini gots its name? The story behind the Tom Collins? Why we call it a Negroni? What the difference is between a Boilermaker and an Irish Car Bomb? Well, Jon …

Ep.26: This? Or That?

Aug. 31, 2020

Hamburgers or hot dogs? Rap or Disco? Mountains or Beach? Manual or Automatic transmission? Jon and Kurt give impassioned pleas for their choices in a rollicking debate of all things important in life.

Ep25: Who is She?

Aug. 24, 2020

Brandy. Mandy. Roxanne. Rosalita. Chantilly Lace. Eleanor Rigby. Yes, there have been so many songs with women’s names as the title. So, Jon and Kurt decided to dig in and share the backstories, the motivations, the urban le…

Ep.24: Vacations in History

Aug. 17, 2020

Jon and Kurt wax poetic about places they would love to visit for vacation. However, the twist is that they can go anywhere in any time in history. They discuss being in ancient Greece for the invention of the shower, ancien…

Ep.23: Shipwrecked

Aug. 10, 2020

Having washed ashore a deserted island, Jon and Kurt have the good fortune to be granted things to help them to survive: one book, one music album, one food selection, one household item, and a 3rd person to join them. Now t…

Ep.22: Homophones

Aug. 3, 2020

Jon and Kurt invite you to peek in on their conversation about Homophones which will hopefully pique your interest and make you think they have reached the peak of podcasting. You guessed it, you are the guest of the episode…

Ep:21 Borrowed Foreign Words

July 27, 2020

Trying not to be schmucks or to make it too kitschy, Jon and Kurt have carte blanche in this episode to act like prima donnas and take their figurative mopeds for a spin as they point out some great words we use everyday tha…

Ep. 20: More Fun Phrases

July 20, 2020

The first go round with fun phrases was such a hit, Jon and Kurt decided to give it another whirl. Not wanting to "Let the Cat Out of the Bag," but proving to not be a "Flash in the Pan," they wanted to see if they could do …

Ep. 19: Little Known Facts

July 13, 2020

Jon and Kurt dig deep to bring you little nuggets you can use to dazzle your friends at your next dinner party. What words in the English language don’t have a rhyme? Who is the model for the NBA logo? Where did the word sue…

Ep.18: Favorite Movies

July 6, 2020

From Animal House to Shawshank Redemption and everything in between, Jon and Kurt put forth and debate the attributes of their favorite movies: the ones that scare them the most, make them laugh out loud, or truly have an i…

Ep.17: Fun Phrases

June 29, 2020

Jon and Kurt spend a full episode discussing fun phrases and how they came to be. “Mind your Bees Wax,” “One for the road”, and “Freezing the balls off a brass monkey” are just a few sayings they take on, masticate over, and…

Ep. 16: The Most Underrated Inventions (Part 2)

June 22, 2020

From toilet paper to Neil Diamond, Jon and Kurt discuss the advances in civilization we can’t live without that, while popular, are not seen as being worthy of the Mt. Olympus of inventions.

Ep.15: Underrated Inventions, Part 1

June 15, 2020

From toilet paper to Neil Diamond, Jon and Kurt discuss the advances in civilization we can’t live without that, while popular, are not seen as being worthy of the Mt. Olympus of inventions. This is the first part of a two …

Ep. 14: The Aliens’ Perspective

June 8, 2020

In this episode, Jon and Kurt opine on which human rituals and customs will get laughed at the most by aliens. Plus they take a shot at projecting which human traditions are most likely to be assimilated by our extra-terre…

Ep.13: Moon Men

June 1, 2020

Jon and Kurt are faced with answering a beguiling hypothetical question: would they rather spend 10 minutes on the moon or a year in Europe traveling in high class all-expenses-paid luxury.

Ep.12: Fads Gone By

May 25, 2020

The fanny pack. Spray on hair. Corsets. Beanie Babies. Eating placentas. Polyester leisure suits. Yes, in this episode, Jon and Kurt explore fads and trends of the past that have, thankfully, passed us by.

Ep.11: The Dinner Party

May 18, 2020

In this episode, Jon and Kurt go about curating their ideal dinner party guest list. From famous historical icons to unknown trailblazers to fictional characters, both hosts have to make a case for who they want to get a sea…

Ep. 10: Famous Pairs

May 11, 2020

Adam & Eve. Romulus & Remus. Gin & Tonic. Bert & Ernie. Oscar & Felix. Jon and Kurt identify, laugh, and survey just a few of the many famous pairs throughout history. It is a rollicking, fast, fun adventure.

Ep. 9: American Pastimes

May 4, 2020

Jon and Kurt start out waxing poetic about fun pastimes but then quickly turn the episode into a debate over which should rightfully be America’s Pastime: Baseball or Football. The arguments get made while taking a detour in…

Ep. 8: The Pros & Cons of Social Media

April 27, 2020

Taking on a popular issue facing society today, Jon and Kurt attempt to lay out the pros and cons of social media while waxing poetic about the moment the first fish walked out of the ocean.

Ep. 7: Best Decades

April 20, 2020

Jon and Kurt venture back in time to discuss, argue, and make a case for which decades they feel were the best to live in...and why. From the roaring 1220s to the greedy 1980s with many stops along the way, they ponder the …

Ep. 6: TV Shows of our Youth

April 13, 2020

Jon and Kurt return to the early 1970s and try to recall all the great TV shows that were either live or in re-runs. What they remember, and why, is the meat of this episode as they seem to have jumbled the facts a bit.

Episode 5: Old Words

April 6, 2020

Jon and Kurt find amusement (they are easily amused) in discussing words and phrases that were once popular but have now gone out of style. Of course, this is just a launching point for some meandering musings.

Ep. 4: Underappreciated States

March 26, 2020

Jon and Kurt opine on all sorts of states that they feel don't get their just due. They give reasons (some even are factual) and try to make the case for states like South Dakota and the one right below Nirvana.

Ep. 3: The Joy of Sandwiches

March 26, 2020

Jon and Kurt take a bite out of America's favorite lunch order: sandwiches. They debate the definition of what exactly a sandwich is and reminisce about favorite childhood sandwiches while weaving in a little history as wel…

Ep. 2: Pet Peeves

March 25, 2020

Jon and Kurt get all curmudgeonly and go on tirades about what irks them. Whether it is people cutting toenails on airplanes, parking in handicap spots, or driving 50 mph in the left lane, they really gripe about that which …

Ep. 1: History of Pie and Pi

March 25, 2020

Jon and Kurt explore the world of Pie and of Pi. From ancient savory pies to American Pie by Don McClean to the invention of the Frisbee and Archimedes, they dig into pies and pi of all nature.