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Ep. 135 – The Symphonic Ballet of Leaf Blowers

The hosts discuss blowing leaves into the street, the movie Rounders, Edward Norton's performance in Primal Fear, Tom Hanks in News of the World, Dennis wants to live in the Old West (Erik doesn't), Erik played golf on the beach, and Washington politics.

Ep. 134 – Born to be Tiled

The hosts discuss how Erik cleaned out his junk room and restrung his guitar, Dennis is planning a birthday party in Topsail, Erik shares an anecdote about Dos Equis, Dennis searches for an Amber beer, Erik got a new silent MacBook Pro, Ray Charles sung Eleanor Rigby, Dennis went fishing for steelhead trout, Erik is beach golfing this weekend, while his daughter has theater class, Erik saw The Guilty and Red Notice, and Dennis "trespissed".

Ep. 133 – Duck Blood Soup

The hosts discuss how Erik continued furniture shopping, the finale of American Rust, Dennis thinks The Night Of is Bill Camp's best work, Erik fought with HBO Max, Erik watched Casablanca, and Dennis' Polish sausage recipe.

Ep. 132 – Neighbor's Son's Unfallen Testicles

The hosts discuss how Dennis found some underpants in his snowblower, Erik went furniture shopping and hung some shelves on the wall, In the Heart of the Sea, American Rust, the Larry David Show, Erik showed his daughter The Sixth Sense, and Erik's daughter has started The Hunger Games books.

Ep. 131 – Charlene, the two legged donkey

The hosts discuss another trip for Dennis, bars named for injured animals, the end of Scenes from a Marriage, Squid Game, Allegheny State Park, and dice games.

Ep. 130 – Unspeakable Goo On Ice

The hosts discuss how everyone should carry kindling with them at all times, American Rust, Ain't Them Bodies Saints, Phil the Minion, Dennis' future fishing trip to the Muskegon River, and future ice fishing plans.

Ep. 129 – How Now, Brown Trout?

The hosts discuss The Lost Episode 128, a California whiskey Erik got from his work, and Dennis' fishing adventures with Cowboy and Timmy, Dennis has a bionic implant, and Erik neutered his cat.

Ep. 127 – Visiotherapist

The hosts discuss Erik's COVID-positive diagnosis, Dennis's feedback to Erik's conference talk, Billions, Erik failed his Eden homework, and the second episode of Scenes from a Marriage.

Ep. 126 – Wolves of Irrelevancy

The hosts discuss Erik's trip to Croatia, Dennis' fence (again), Erik's new office design, HBO miniseries Scenes from a Marriage, Catholic dogwhistles, marriage and relationship strategies, public speaking, and RIP Norm MacDonald.

Ep. 125 – Tex-Mex Messaging

The hosts discuss Erik's new office, varnishing floors, Hurricane Ida, The Legend of Bagger Vance, CODA, Laetitia, and the Galician coast.

Ep. 124 – Tinkering and Thinkering

The hosts discuss Dennis' South Korean hat, the HBO series, 100 Foot Wave, a mini-roof over a ladder, the mockumentary series, Documentary Now!, a Michigan blues festival, Carole King's Tapestry album, and Gangs of New York.

Ep. 123 – Dumpstergate

The hosts discuss how Dennis bartered some carpentry work, built a gate with a five-foot hinge, Erik's office is getting painted, the end of The End, Documentary Now, favorite time travel movies, and where would we travel in time.

Ep. 122 – If you're thirsty, don't drink Scotch

The hosts discuss Dennis' 50-year high school reunion, the tv series, The End, Sophie's Choice, Molly's Game, the Delta Variant, Governor Cuomo's resignation, a Netflix documentary about mushrooms, Fantastic Fungi, and Dennis' high school performance of Mack the Knife.

Ep. 121 – Dental Nipple Clips

The hosts discuss Dennis' 50th high school reunion, the movie Dunkirk, an Amazon Prime miniseries, Utopia, the Showtime show, The End, RIP Butchie, a woman with the largest mouth, and a disturbing video mocking celebrity Trump supporters.

Ep. 120 – The Quick and the Dead

The hosts discuss a Linda Ronstadt documentary, Interstellar, the Prime Video series, Solos, rainbow stories, the HBO docuseries, 100 Foot Wave, Free Solo, and the many movies titled The Quick and the Dead.

Ep. 119 – Let's Get Stinko

The hosts discuss gazpacho, reusing leftover fish to make bouillabaisse, the end of Mildred Pierce, Sophie's Choice, the 2012 Sci-Fi thriller, Prometheus, and how Dennis has been stealing flowers.

Ep. 118 – The Goldilocks of Office Life

The hosts discuss the sci-fi movie Moon, what if you could retry events in life with a time machine, the Many Worlds interpretation, billionaires in space, The Little Things (2021) [spoilers!], the Mildred Pierce 2011 miniseries, and office chairs.

Ep. 117 – Celestial, but also Practical and Useful

The hosts discuss Erik's summer vacation to Sevilla, visiting Roman ruins in Italica, Andalusian cuisine, a surprise stay at a luxury farmhouse, Sevillian love of Easter, whether sports should end in a tie, Erik's new desk, and Tom Brady's golf outing.

Ep. 116 – Two Fish with One Worm

The hosts discuss Dennis' fraternal drinking and fishing vacation, Erik lucked into his first COVID-19 vaccine shot, Jon Rahm wins the US Open, they review Witches of Eastwick (1987), Mark Twain Award acceptance speeches, the difference between American and British humor, lead balloons, and the Yardbirds.

Ep. 115 – Overwhelming Insidious Lack of Control

The hosts discuss the finale of Gösta, the difference between a bayou and a river, the amazingly bizarre pink-foam-filled movie, Kajillionaire, the man who almost got swallowed by a whale, and the woman with the longest eyelashes.

Ep. 114 – A Web of Spiders

The hosts discuss the oeuvre of Richard Jenkins, Erik's arm health, an update on Dennis' fence, Dennis played golf, Jon Rahm has COVID, Erik's son got bitten by a spider, and the tv show, Gösta.

Ep. 113 – He slapped him with a black snake

The hosts discuss the finale of Mare of Easttown, Erik hurt his arm from working too much, Erik's family got a cat, Dennis' fence is finally straight.

Ep. 112 – Elemeno, my dear Watson

The hosts discuss the penultimate episode of Mare of Easttown, Erik and Stephen King thinks we don't know who the murderer is yet, Erik's son is a politician, and Dennis has spread his pea stone.

Ep. 111 – Writ Large on the Tablets of Time

The hosts discuss Dennis' progress on his wooden fence, another thrilling episode of Mare of Easttown, Erik read the first half of Alaska, a local teen was murdered, an agricultural discovery, cool visualization of incarceration and billionaire's wealth via web page scrolling, the NYC mayoral election, the future of the GOP, and Elon Musk's SNL appearance.

Ep. 110 – Plan B Better Be Better

The hosts discuss Erik's daughter prepares for middle school, Dennis bought some lumber to build a fence, someone tried to scam Dennis over Zelle while selling his convertible, Erik got scammed on Amazon, the longest train ride in the world from Portugal to Vietnam, Mare of Easttown, and the epic novels, Alaska and Sarum.

Ep. 109 – Double Trunked Tree

The hosts discuss the movie Dune, how movies relate to their novels, a NY Times piece about the art in the Oval Office, Dennis peeled off his concrete slab, mermaids in China, a Irish Dating Game SNL skit, Andre Agassi learns Boris Becker's tongue tell, Dennis cut down some trees, and Erik has a new bespoke clothes line.

Ep. 108 – Time is a Sequence of Atoms...and Eves

The hosts discuss President Biden's first hundred days, how Erik was right about transporters and CGP Grey's career, Erik's animation debut, RIP Michael Collins and Prince Phillip, the Tiger Woods documentary and his accident recovery, Dennis rants about selling his sports car, and Erik bought a new TV.

Ep. 107 – Square Cavage

The hosts discuss Erik going on a hike with his kids, the end of The New Pope, Dennis's truck purchase fell through, but with a happy ending, the trouble with Star Trek transporters, and a 100-year-old blues song about the Spanish Flu.

Ep. 106 – Clack – Clack – Clack

The hosts discuss a fire on Erik's horizon, the full review of Beartown (spoilers!) and Society's tendancy to blame female victims of sexual violence, how SNL's Weekend Update is shit now, more on The New Pope, and Dennis celebrated Christmas 2020.

Ep. 105 – Dead Squirrel Brine

The hosts discuss why Erik should keep watching The New Pope, Dennis doesn't have his new truck yet, renovating houses within permit limits, what it would be like to have 20-foot fingernails, Tiger's status, robot deer to mess with deer sprinklers, the pilot of Beartown, and the Apple TV+ movie, Palmer.

Ep. 104 – Synoptic Truck Rest

The hosts discuss Erik's son getting a COVID test and an eye operation, a great steak and a philosophical day by the river, Dennis still doesn't have a truck, and his chair is too high, and Tiger Woods' dad's sexual escapades.

Ep. 103 – The Corner Cracked Off

The hosts discuss Dennis' concrete slab saga, they compose a poem about gophers, Dennis' stolen truck got painted black, found, totaled, is hunting for a new one, and the ending of The Young Pope.

Ep. 102 – The Epitome of Frivolity

The hosts discuss Erik and his electrician wiring up his house, our podcast stats in Finland, the fate of the Gibson Guitar Factory, most of the first season of The Young Pope, including the equivalence of sexual penetration and prayer, and Dennis gets his second dose of the COVID19 vaccine!

Ep. 101 – Swans Chasing Ducks Over Ice

The hosts discuss Dennis' truck got stolen, Dennis got a new office chair, Erik is planning to get one, there's a slab falling off Dennis' house, Erik watched White Fang and The Report, Bryson DeChambeau's crazy drive, and the Harry & Meghan interview.

Ep. 100 – You Can Love a Wolf

The hosts discuss the 1987 film, Moonstruck, Dennis wants to set up a sandwich stand, Biden's hawkish foreign policy, Dennis checks in live from the floor of CPAC, and The Onion's cutting satire.

Ep. 99 – Kidnap Baby Hitler

The hosts discuss the role of empathy in the presidency, being bitten by a bear whilst on the toilet, a Polish teen guitar sensation, HBO shows Beartown, The Young Pope, and Ministry of Time, Kalamazoo ranking No. 1, HAL 9000, and Tiger Woods' car accident.

Ep. 98 – Ninus Mine Degrees

The hosts discuss the meaning of "pony soldier", the season finale of Your Honor, the normalization of COVID terror, Biden's progress on Unity, whether or not to allow a listener on the show, and Dennis' bathroom misadventures.

Ep. 97 – The Integrity of the Toga

The hosts discuss the lifting of martial law in Spain, Dennis' bar hopping stories, Spanish swearing, the dissing of Your Honor continues, how to pronounce "poignant", and Dennis has a Super Bowl rant.

Ep. 96 – Say It Ain't So, Joe

The hosts discuss geothermal power in Iceland, the ignorance of the QAnon people, how Trump and Biden switched faces, hillbilly rants about politics, more disappointment from Your Honor, Trump's Presidential Library, the Snowpiercer tv show, and the Source Code movie.

Ep. 95 – A Magic Carpet Ride of Language and Subtlety

The hosts discuss the inauguration, Amanda Gorman's amazing poem, the rules of succession, Erik wrote a poem, Midnight Sky is scary awesome, Mike and Karen Pence are homeless, Trump told 30,573 lies in his presidency, and RIP to Dennis' mother-in-law, Elsie.

Ep. 94 – The Shiny Keys to the Press

The hosts discuss Trump's departure, Biden's entry, 82 stupid things Trump did, Trump's idiot savant social media expertise, and the upcoming demise of Erik's beard.

Ep. 93 – Impeach Cobbler

The hosts discuss the upcoming Inauguration of Joe Biden, Erik got a beard trim, Your Honor still has terrible writing, Erik wrote a song, Dennis wrote some lyrics, Erik doesn't like 30 Coins, and Dennis is reading The Son of the Circus.

Ep. 92 – Mule Hair

The hosts discuss the latest episode of Your Honor, 30 Monedas from Spanish HBO, the currently happening coup d'état, and Kings Day in Spain.

Ep. 91 – An Audience of One

The hosts discuss Dennis' negative COVID test, RIP Uncle Rafty, the Christmas morning Nashville bombing, will Pence certify the election, Death to 2020 on Netflix, John Prine's genius, and a review of the new Borat flick.

Ep. 90 – Spray it, Pack it, Rub it

The hosts discuss having to postpone Christmas because of COVID, how Ed Sheeran remains sane, Dennis is marinating and massaging his breasts, Erik's family is getting bicycles for Christmas, and the idea of martial law in the US.

Ep. 89 – Carnival Barker

The hosts discuss the cinematic masterpiece, Pleasantville, how one of the actors is in Billions, the Bee Gees have a new documentary, the Your Honor TV show, Erik predicts Trump's fate, and Dennis' son-in-law's talent.

Ep. 88 – Clip the Whisk

The hosts discuss a new role for Kellyanne Conway, Trump's pardoning spree, Dennis got a head massager, Erik saw Mank and was unimpressed, and the Traveling Wilburys documentary.

Ep. 87 – Broader Rugged Undulations

The hosts discuss Dennis buying roofing materials, Erik gets a new door, the horrible finale of The Undoing, Inauguration predictions, and Erik's Viking heritage.

Ep. 86 – Blue Czechs

The hosts discuss Trump's turkey pardon, Ed Norton's twitter rant, awkward middle school dancing trauma, Greg Norman's "club", The NeverEnding Story and The Undoing.

Ep. 85 – The Occasional Monkey

The hosts discuss how Dennis almost killed a guy in high school, the results of The Masters, another botched artwork in Spain, Sean Connery, and Chris Farley.

Ep. 84 – Lower Mower Stower

The hosts discuss the "results" of the 2020 election, how Trump plans a coup and/or exit into television, Dennis filled a well, Erik saw E.T. and The Queen's Gambit, and the longest ever beer run.

Ep. 83 – The Unknowing Knoller

The hosts discuss Trump's pea brain and testicular autophagy, the reverse shoulder replacement, Alan Watts' discussion of money, time, and ego, Dennis reorganizes his tools, Matt LeBlanc's most recent show, and Election 2020 predictions.

Ep. 82 – I hate polishing silver I stole

The hosts discuss a COVID case at Erik's kids' school, what could happen if Trump refuses to step down, farewell to Mimi's in New Orleans, the tv show Robbie, The Way Back with Ben Affleck, Roadkill with Hugh Laurie, and Titanic.

Ep. 81 – Culpable or Capable or Both

The hosts discuss the days before mobile phones, Rudy in the Borat movie, mystery woman at Presidential debate, how Steve Bannon made his money, Dexter is returning in 2021, Erik's apartment moral conundrum, Trump in Erie, PA, and the season finale of The Third Day.

Ep. 80 – Hold your hammer firmer than a cigar

The hosts discuss Dennis' shed progress, Erik had a birthday meal, how Trump hacked the financial system by just not caring, Dennis accidentally cooks some bugs, and Erik needs to borrow your drill.

Ep. 79 – Ferocity, Veracity, and Velocity

The hosts discuss POTUS with the COVID, the HBO series The Third Day, the Harris – Pence VIP debate, who the hell is still undecided, Song Exploder on Netflix, and both have surprises with their wives, RIP Eddie Van Halen, and Erik's grandmother's 96th birthday.

Ep. 78 – Slurping Soul Pasta

The hosts discuss news stories about speech generation algorithms, boiling spaghetti in children's tears, Robert Shaw in Jaws and The Sting, the best cinema heroes and villains of all time, The Comey Rule on Showtime, the Challenger documentary on Netflix.

Ep. 77 – Spotchly Leaf Shadow

The hosts discuss Dennis' continuing shed project, how to remove leaches, Wil Wheaton, Twitter's algorithmic racial bias, fake podcast voices, Trump's ties, British actors, Damian Lewis and Hugh Laurie, and RIP RBG.

Ep. 76 – Abscess Makes The Fart Go Honda

The hosts discuss Dennis' shed foundation, how crickets make music, Paul Simon's height, log rolling in Oregon, Walgreens vandalism, Kevin James' YouTube channel, Joaquin Phoenix's epic Letterman interview, Erik's viral tweet, and the Detroit Lions loss.

Ep. 75 – The Repititious Nature of the Narrative

The hosts debate how Trump relates to the Civil War, Dennis worked on his lean-to shed, COVID risk in schools, gender reveal parties, Homeland Season 3, and how television fiction causes Q-Anon conspiracy thinking.

Ep. 74 – Brian Saved My Sole

The hosts discuss John Cage's 4'33", seeing Joaquin Phoenix in Space Camp, a song about the Iowa governor, Dennis continues to watch Homeland, Forsaken, Scotch, Chadwick Boseman, and Warren Zevon's prescience of Death, Dennis is building a shed, and Erik is not sending his kids to school.

Ep. 73 – Big Shoes and Long Ties

The hosts a CBS poll of Trump followers, Latif Naser's Netflix show, Connected, the Jon Stewart movie, Irresistible, the new life in the PGA, Dennis' has exterminated the wasps, the Coastline Paradox, and how Dennis passed a ham bone.

Ep. 72 – Walleye Turducken

The hosts discuss how Dennis solved his wasp problem, and creates a method to ship fish around the country, Erik learns boxing and motorcycling, and the DNC is awkwardly awesome.

Ep. 71 – Quantification of a Qualitative Question

The hosts discuss Tom Hanks on Black Jeopardy, Captain Kangaroo, the rose colored glasses fallacy, how the world is simpler now, how good Manchester By The Sea is, how Dennis was run over by a motorcycle, and how Pence will pardon Trump.

Ep. 70 – Man, Dog, Wilderness, Camera, TV

The hosts discuss how Erik went on a hike, Dennis had a bloody mary, bovine digestion, the end of Trump's presidency, many movies from Sacha Baron Cohen to Liam Neeson, and Dennis' adventurous travels in Alaska.

Ep. 69 – Weapons of Mass Awesomeness

The hosts discuss Casey Affleck's brilliant acting, spontaneous combustion, Erik played unlucky golf, the Tom Hanks film, Greyhound, Trump's knuckleheadery, and Biden's creepy charm.

Ep. 68 – Spooler Alert

The hosts discuss the construction in front of Dennis' house, Dennis goes to the dry cleaners, Erik saw Hamilton, Dennis hasn't seen Black Mirror, and Erik went to the beach

Ep. 67 – Itsy Bitsy Web of Lies

The hosts discuss landscaping at Dennis' house, Erik got his computer back, the Time Traveler's Wife, Erik got some windows, and Dennis tells the story of a New Orleans music festival, the resuscitation of The Far Side, Bad Taxidermy.

Ep. 66 – Ding Dong Goes the Bell Curve

The hosts discuss COVID data, the Simpson's Paradox, Mitch Miller conducting children in the 50s, Erik's laptop almost exploded and burned his house down, migrating to The Cloud, Nina Simone's awesomeness, and Dennis sold a car.

Ep. 65 – The Duality of Holes

The hosts discuss Trump talking about a slippery ramp, a hilarious video mocking said speech, how Dennis fought a mouse and won, and why Evolution™ put our breathe hole and wine hole together.

Ep. 64 – In Defense of Da Fence

The hosts discuss the miniseries Band of Brothers, the tv show Supergirl, the Disney movie, Bolt, how to plant Barberry Rose Glow Bushes to defend your fence, passive aggressive COVID mask control, and vague memories from greatest concert of 1973.

Ep. 63 – I Breathe For George Floyd

The hosts storms in the USA, Damian Lewis' career, how gradients of a slope are measured, how Michael Jordan caught a big fish, what IQ really means, and the history of the police force.

Ep. 62 – I am an Elbow Bumper

The hosts discuss Obama's speech about the George Floyd protests, Trump's Bible photo-op, lip-syncing Trump, Killer Mike's moving speech, the tv shows Billions, I Know This Much Is True, and If I Hadn't Met You, and the Spanish movie, Campeones, and the general problems with the US cops.

Ep. 61 – The Modern Hoe

The hosts discuss Michigan yard maintenance, how video conferencing is making us all more self-conscious about our appearance, how social we are around power and shame, how Doordash is ruining things, and the true size of Spain.

Ep. 60 – Chernobyl of the Mouth

The hosts discuss how Trump is half of a centaur, the Michael Jordan documentary, using tech to talk to old people, the tentative return of sports, why it's important to wear a mask, and how trees communicate with each other.

Ep. 59 – The Mission Zone

The hosts discuss Michael Jordan's "Last Dance" documentary, Zach Galifianakis's "Between Two Ferns" movie, Michelle Obama's "Becoming" movie, the Election Profit Makers podcast, the miniseries "Chernobyl", and Sleepy Joe's VP potential picks.

Ep. 58 – The Depravity of Youth

The hosts discuss walking with our ancestors, Joni Mitchell's repertoire, with a special guest appearance by North Carolina Poet Laureate, Joseph Bathanti to tell an old story of a rowdy bachelor party in the 1970s, and how romance languages struggle with woke gender politics.

Ep. 57 – Stoking Chaos

The hosts discuss Erik's son's memory abilities, Dennis' unemployment journey, how Trump is an escape artist, Joe Biden's best VP pick, how insane all the COVID protesting is, and we finish with another rendition of the COVID musical classic, Six Feet Away.

Ep. 56 – Seven Out Of Seven

The hosts discuss the smell of dogwood flowers, how the Christian Right loves Trump, the Seven Deadly Sins, Atheism, the movie Gremlins, Erik's new mohawk quarantine haircut, Sudoku, and Samuel L. Jackson, Spike Lee, and Charles Barkley commercials.

Ep. 55 – Psycho-phant

The hosts discuss Trump's handling of the COVID19 crisis, how data can be used to track COVID, what it's like to die from COVID, and why you should say goodbye in the hospital parking lot, Joe Biden's humanity, laugh tracks, and Denzel Washington movies.

Ep. 54 – If They Boxcar You...

The hosts discuss COVID19 nightmares, J.B. Smoove, the finale of The Outsider, the TV show True Blood, The Leftovers, and the fantastic 1998 Denzel Washington film, Fallen.

Ep. 53 – Think Inside The Box!

The hosts discuss the national leaders' response to the Coronavirus Pandemic, the need to consider The Denominator, Dennis has an idea for a Coronavirus laser walking stick, Dennis bought a new toaster, Dolly Parton, Gerry Rafferty, Robin Williams documentary, and The Goonies.

Ep. 52 – My Better Three Quarters

The hosts discuss the impending COVID-19 pandemic, Trump's assumption that Google was building a site, the Spanish virus lockdown, the 1918 Spanish flu, 1996 John Travolta movies, the final Sanders v. Biden debate, flip-flopping, and the movie Cast Away.

Ep. 51 – Spidermonkeys Swinging In The Tree Of Doubt

The hosts discuss Forrest Gump, bizarre John Cage music, how trees and pigeons see the world, the Oscar winning movie, Green Book, how Bloomberg did NOT give every American a million dollars, and Joe Biden's inevitable yawn-tastic nomination for 2020.

Ep. 50 – There's no bear there

The hosts discuss jet lag from the antipode, how Americans are afraid of Corona Beer, Dennis's gumbo/jumbalaya skills, Erik bought a boomerang and got to see a koala, Ford vs. Ferrari, Lucy in the Sky, Burn After Reading, Hunters, and Joe Biden's rise in the primaries.

Ep. 49 – Reality as Seen Through The Lens of Time

The hosts record from different days on opposite sides of the Earth, discussing antipodes, the physics of traveling through the center of the Earth, Dennis' house got shot, cars in Europe and Australia, US Democratic Primaries, fashion industry faux pas, and Australian bars.

Ep. 48 – Bleeding in Paris

Erik's shin was bleeding when going through immigration in Paris, Dennis gets yelled at for being helpful on an airplane, Erik chose poorly for in-flight entertainment, Dennis wore women's underwear, the hosts discuss Dexter, IT, and the awesomeness that is Cynthia Erivo, and Erik is headed to Australia!

Ep. 47 – A Web of Deception and Ruin [LIVE]

The hosts discuss their golf vacation, Apple live photos, compiling photos into a movie, either with iMovie, Google Photos, or morphing software, a recently Google Maps hack, the Democratic primary race, absentee voting from abroad, and Texas Hold 'Em poker strategy.

Ep. 46 – Look at the road, Jack!

The hosts discuss Mel Brooks' legacy, a Monty Python documentary series on Netflix, the clusterfuck that was the 2020 Iowa Democratic Caucus.

Ep. 45 – Infinite Entanglement With Other Souls

The hosts mourn the death of Terry Jones, the new HBO show, The Outsider, Russian dashcam footage of the 2013 meteor, how the universe connects us all, Mexican puppets, India Pale Ale, and Kurt Vonnegut.

Ep. 44 – Lift and Squirt

The hosts discuss weather-prohibiting funeral attendance, personally embarrassing mud and scatological experiences, Netflix viewer measuring tactics, and high tech car windshield replacement.

Ep. 43 – Oak Notes Are Like Velvet, Soft and Chic

The hosts discuss Scandinavian Christmas beers, Geico ads involving Pinocchio and woodchucks, the Dead Parrot Sketch, expensive Macallan whisky, a Spanish liqueur, and the British Royal Family.

Ep. 42 – Missouri Loves Company

The hosts discuss Spanish Christmas and New Year's traditions, international time, the meaning of life, the universe and everything, the statehood of Missouri, YouTube Copyright AI, Elon Musk, Misery, David Bowie, Ricky Gervais, young Jon Voight, and Delta Airlines.

Ep. 41 – I once had a wife named Ginger...

The hosts discuss hanging guitars on the wall, Dennis' basement quads, a new style of "lowest spade" poker, Better Call Saul, The Patriarchy, The Addams Family, jumping ramps on bicycles as kids, and the logistics of fly fishing.

Ep. 40 – Yes We Leprechaun!

The hosts discuss the finale of Watchmen, the movie Bombshell, how great and flaky Bill Murray is, and the end of the Star Wars Nonology.

Ep. 39 – It should've gone without saying

The hosts discuss how memories are used in sci-fi, the tv show Servant, Dennis' snowman pooper, the bizarre Catalonian tradition of the *caganer*, Jack White and Jack Black, and the Mandela Effect.

Ep. 38 – Sicilians, you're breaking my heart

The hosts discuss suspenders, dressing up as Santa, the Irishman, Watchmen, HD motion interpolation (a.k.a. the "soap opera effect"), and flying cars.

Ep. 37 – Curly Fried Tubers

The hosts review Biden's finger biting personality, Kurt Russell's Santa, sports mashups, how to make the perfect french fry, and how Zach Galifianakis differs from Tom Green and Ali G.

Ep. 36 – Turducken of Unknown Knowledge

The hosts discuss Facebook creepiness, how Twitter works, Erik received a prank plumbing call, Dennis likes The Circus on Showtime, Erik likes The Morning Show on Apple TV+, and Erik bought a Fender Telecaster.

Ep. 35 – Copper Cooper Cobbler Co-op

The hosts invent the Beercicle™, Erik showed his kids the movie Grease, which is raunchy as hell, Dennis doesn't know baby animal names, Erik's going Down Under, and there are many Clown Phenomena.

Ep. 34 – Brooklyn Platonic Association of Podcasters

The hosts discuss Watchmen, Red and Blue shows, Zeno's Impeachment Paradox, Buttigieg's dance craze, and Trump's impeachment hearings and huge handwritten notes.

Ep. 33 – There may be a chuckle in here somewhere

The hosts discuss the transience of the human self, the impeachment hearings, shopping with their wives, Dennis' temporary garage, and political movies: Vice, W, Game Change, and All the President's Men.

Ep. 32 – Pinball Machine of Common Sense

The hosts discuss Joker, Watchmen, Jim Carrey as Andy Kaufman, Penn & Teller, Success Documentaries, Correlation vs. Causation, traffic accidents, and billionaire politics.

Ep. 31 – Jovian Ring Cave

The hosts discuss Dana Carvey's old tv show, how the future of video media will largely be fake, the meaning of the Universe, what's up with Modern Art, and how great Rowan Atkinson is, and how to pronounce Buttigieg.

Ep. 30 – I put a spell on you

Erik traveled to the faraway land of Taiwan and ate some disgusting food, Dennis sang "I put a spell on you", thinks you can kill a deer with just a knife, and both appreciate Robin Hood and John Candy.

Ep. 29 - Spooktacular: Authenticate Your Potential to be a Mannequin

Dennis was terrified in a haunted house, tells stories about working at haunted houses, and Erik reads a fantastically scathing description of Trump.

Ep. 28 - What is your Clown King doing now?

The hosts saw some movies, discuss pig latin, how annoyed bats are with each other, the New Orleans live music scene, the ouvre of Mike Judge, and how awesome Phoebe Waller-Bridge is.

Ep. 27 - Cowboy Caught The Same Fish Twice

Dennis went fly fishing with his brothers and friends, and Erik went to France, and now appreciates scotch whisky, and French airport security.

Ep. 26 - What do you want to be plumb with?

Dennis can't get anything perfect, Erik went to the beach and saw Once Upon A Time In Hollywood, Tarantino's latest Oscar-bound flick.

Ep. 25 - The Defenestrated Fire Engine

Erik doesn't like missing mind-reading spiders, Dennis has a bleachy bathroom, Mr. Wizard is a dick, Dennis did experiments with frogs and snakes as a kid, Erik reveals where he met his wife, how his son defenestrated a fire engine, and Dennis discusses how he was almost murdered.

Ep. 24 - Shoeing a Bald Nun

Dennis assaulted a nun with a wingtip in high school, autodefenestration, Trump fat-shames a supporter, Dennis the Chick meets a gruesome end, follow-up on the death of Erik the Chipmunk, \#MeToo, and the Joker movies.

Ep. 23 - Master of Creative Darkness

Dennis composes a country ballad, the hosts discuss some great 2019 movies, The Irishman, Once Upon A Time In Hollywood, Dennis is still terrified of bats, as is Erik of mosquitos and spiders, and quicksand is the worst!

Ep. 22 - Purple Chipmunk Proboscis

Dennis has bats, tells a gruesome story of a chipmunk's purple death, Erik likes a good scurry in the morning, and they talk about movies with Brad Pitt, Tommy Lee Jones, and the directorial genius of Wes Anderson and David Fincher.

Ep. 21 - Quixotic Amber Camel

The hosts talk about singing with perfect pitch, stumble into misremembering some classic artists, tilt at the pronunciation of Don Quixote, discuss how language evolves and the similarities between Deadwood and Dawson's Creek.

Ep. 20 - We're Big in Uruguay

The hosts talk about ant karma, Bohemian Rhapsody, Abbey Road, the video for Penny Lane, what a dick Trump is, how scary DeepFake videos are, and our huge success in Uruguay.

Ep. 19 - My Spooky Little Skull

The hosts talk about hairy nipples, flying ants, the TV show, Barry, Dennis confesses to Frank Sinatra Jr.'s kidnapping and builds a door, discovering Lizzo, and Irish pubs and craic.

Ep. 18 - Irish Warrior Whispers

The hosts review the unsettling cinematic masterpiece, Biutiful, Erik discusses his deepest fears and why his family abandoned him, and Dennis reveals the true story of his past lives.

Ep. 17 - Pesto Chango!

Erik hopped back over the pond, albeit with delays, both hosts are big fans of Javier Bardem and Michael Douglas, and the Mueller Testimony felt like Idiocracy.

Ep. 16 - 10 Quintillion White Horned Devils

Dennis has termites and bad customer service at Lowe's, Erik threw his kids out of a tree and probably killed a beautiful bluebird, a plan for solving World Hunger is hatched, Erik is livid about a McDonalds ad, and hilarious statues of the Trumps.

Ep. 15 - Maximus Maverick Bovinus

Erik's cat brought him a snake, Dennis is getting stucco work done, Erik doesn't run with the bulls, but was born semi-bovine, the history of England is discussed, and go US Women's Soccer Team!

Ep. 14 - I wanna spit on you and eat your face

Dennis gets bad customer service, both buying beer and paint, money-making schemes involving inflatable house flies, a review of Big Little Lies, when Forrest Gump met Nixon, and the phenomenon of Bad Lip Reading.

Ep. 13 - Can you ship a sedated wolverine?

Both hosts play golf, only one with a frog, shipping live animals is considered, Dennis made some special-sand concrete, Erik's wife dissected a mole, and do zombies poop?

Ep. 12 - The Most Appealing Part of Your Impediment

Guest appearance by mutual friend, Dr. Pud, Dennis played golf (and well!), Erik's daughter took First Communion, JFK was inspiring, the Wild West was wild, and Erik's washing machine broke

Ep. 11 - Work the Body, Grow the Mind

Dennis was a naughty Catholic schoolboy, Monkeys are polytheists, Homework sucks, Jimmy Carter and bowler hats were awesome, and we should all play children's games

Ep. 10 - Blessed with the oil of a thousand Popes

Dennis moved houses, Erik watched The Karate Kid with his kids, Dennis lost his phone, Erik got passports for his family, and Trump is still a fool.

Ep. 9 - Enough With The Monkey Stories!

Erik doesn't know how to book a vacation, Trump cheats at golf, Dennis went to a convict rodeo, and Erik played golf on the beach.

Ep. 8 - Hokey, Pokey, Spooky

Erik goes to a Basque cider house, Dennis' brother had a farm – ee i ee i o, international animal sounds, and what it's really all about, the hokey pokey, but then things devolve into making percussive sounds with their bodies.

Ep. 7 - Harvesting French monkey tears

Erik goes to Disneyland Paris, selling children's tears is the Next Big Thing™, French bathrooms are weird, as are black holes.

Ep. 6 - A hundred percent salmon all of the way

Our hosts contemplate the meaningless of our existence, space travel cognitive shifts, festivals in New Orleans, what it means to be rich, Game of Thrones, and gangly monkeys.

Ep. 5 - I am Lamp Man

Dennis plays live music in New Orleans in this Halloween-themed podcast in April discussing mermaids and the New Orleans night life.

Ep. 4 - The days are long and the years are short

On this musical episode, our hosts discuss Sex Ed, anal robots, twin studies, parenting time, NCAA prognostication, and the cure for the common cold.

Ep. 3 - My job is to get a man on the moon

Erik takes his kids to a Warner Bros theme park, Erik has a classmate in space, and of course the Beatles and Monty Python enter the discussion.

Ep. 2 - That's not my arm!

Dennis nearly loses a hand, while Erik went to IKEA and watched the Tom Hanks classic "Big".

Ep. 1 - A Room Full of Spider Monkeys

Our hosts discuss religious art, Monty Python, Jesus' comedian twin brother, and mothers-in-law.