We get a little more serious as we talk with comedian Rich D'Amore about his struggle with addiction and his journey through rehab and recovery. It's a hell of a story.
Go see Rich open for Ron Funches at the Comedy Club on State Sept. 15-16!
Rich performing at the Comedy Club on State: https://youtu.be/agyNnVUotvE
Chris Drosner, a.k.a. The Beer Baron, joins us to talk about the weird stuff brewers decided to put in beer, from fish bladders to whale testicles. We also touch on proposed legislation to hamstring taprooms in Wisconsin and the horrible price we pay for overindulging in Guinness.
Life on the road is romantic, adventurous, exciting and sometimes involves a windshield falling in your lap at 65 miles an hour. Charles Walker and Porsche Carmon join us to talk about what life is like as a touring band.
If you're of a certain vintage, you remember when it was shameful and secretive to be a nerd. Today that's all changed. What happened? When did this happen? We sure as hell don't know, but we talked about it anyway. We're joined by comedian and fellow podcaster Patrick Henry to lament and celebrate unabashed nerdery.
Outro music: Old '97s, "Good with God"
We're joined by comedians Cynthia Marie and Mike Jonjak. Aaron has a complicated relationship with "A Song of Ice and Fire." We learn the difference between a kestrel and a thestral. Nobody likes Joffrey.
Probably goes without saying, but spoilers abound. New season of "Game of Thrones" debuts Sunday, July 16, 2017.
Intro music: "Rage of Thrones" by The Axis of Awesome
How does a discussion range from upcoming horror remakes ("The Mummy," "Suspiria") to "The Bachelorette"? Adult ADD, it turns out. Join us as we welcome back Tone Madison contributor and all around fun guy Chris Lay to discuss horror movies, TV and other sundries, and marvel at Mueller stumbling through half-baked questions. This episode brought to you by fidget spinners and Adderall.
Outro music: "Scoundrel" by Carsie Blanton
Sorry for the long absence. We're getting back at it. In this episode we learn that Aaron, a movie enthusiast, doesn't much care for David Lynch. Mueller, a movie idiot, doesn't much care for old movies but watched one anyway.
Screech stabs someone. Dave Matthews Band rocks. We hear heckling stories from a road warrior comic.
Check out Madison's own Big Diss Roast Battle April 4 at The Rigby. Try not to be offended.
"Movie Hell" wants to wine and dine Clint Howard, and teen alt-righters are ruining first person shooters.
We had some unfortunate technical problems with this one and the sound is a bit wonky. The intern has been flogged.
Movie buffs Jason Adrians and Matt Coffell join us to talk Oscars. Who will win? Who should win? Is this a "correction year"?
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Dan Higgs shares his NFL conspiracy. Cody Lemke takes us into the terrifying world of "Roar." Aaron Kesller works out some family issues and Chris Mueller learns the difference between Michelle Pfeiffer and Meg Ryan.
Table Talk tries out a new format. Chris Lay (@TotesChris) gets scared straight. JC Brady (@HaHaJCBrady) advocates for "more tasteful peen in cinema." Aaron laments the explosion of superhero movies and Mueller learns the true meaning of Kazaa.
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Adam Smith confesses a spendy habit. Spencer Graham (@) talks about some kind of monkey balloon game. Host Aaron Kesller quizzes guests on their favorite games and J. Chris Mueller learns the true meaning of Christmas.
We chat with fitness experts Becca Lynn (Primal Strength and Fitness) and Joe Manning (P4P Muscle) about one of the most common New Year's resolutions: getting fit. They tell us why people often fail and how to avoid common pitfalls, as well as how to win friends (or, at least, not make enemies) at the gym if you're brand new to working out. Chris makes some terrible jokes and Aaron asks about testosterone. Join us, won't you?
In addition to being talented funk musicians heading up the Charles Walker Band, Charles Walker and Porche Carmon are two of the most delightfully positive and upbeat people you'd ever care to meet.
Why did Trump win? How did the pollsters get it so wrong? Who or what are "Trumpkins"? We chat with liberal Brian Harris and conservative Steve Janke about the 2016 presidential election.
We talk about "Jodorowsky's Dune," a documentary about one man's insane attempt to adapt "Dune" to the big screen. It's available to stream on Amazon for $3.99.
Movies, music, beer, pop culture, comedy and all things nerdtastic.
Hosted by Aaron Kesller and J. Chris Mueller.
We sit down with our friend Chris Drosner, a.k.a. The Beer Baron, to discuss the rise in popularity of craft beer.