Episode #2295: Billion Dollar Podcast

January 16, 2017 · Duration: 1:37:28 · Play

Luke wonders why so many babies have glasses these days. Andrew reaches office-supply nirvana. They discuss these important issues, as well as a comedy night for the history books that took place in NYC last week. And they say goodbye to the Seahawks with the final No Point Conversion of the season.

Is It OK?

· Duration: 19:27 · Play

A few weeks ago a listener sent in a question about whether or not it’s OK that she doesn’t feel OK, even though her family has recovered from trauma and is doing OK. We thought that the best way to answer Alysha-Aubrey’s question was to ask it of you, the audience. And you had so much to say.

Episode #8: The Middle Place

· Duration: 34:10 · Play

For most of us, death is scary. And what happens next is just as mysterious. But what if we could see death as something beautiful? Or holy? Sarah Gottfried and Heather Olson share their experiences of being with people who are transitioning from this world to whatever comes next.

Episode #6: Supershow! Eight Comedians! One Chronic Mental Illness!

· Duration: 45:44 · Play

When it comes to struggles with depression, everyone’s story is different. But a lot of the time, the stories can be pretty similar. In this episode, we point out some common themes that seem to rise up in a whole lot of conversations with comedians. Join us for a journey through feeling awful and trying some things to feel better with Michael Ian Black, Aparna Nancherla, Mike Drucker, Jordan Carlos, Jenny Jaffe, Jake Weisman, Sara Benincasa, and Bill Corbett.

Episode #2294: El Perro Loco Y Grande

January 13, 2017 · Duration: 1:06:56 · Play

Luke met Tom Hanks last night. But did he get a photo with him? The answer might surprise you.

Episode #2293: The Norwegian Wack Pack

January 12, 2017 · Duration: 1:20:31 · Play

Luke is in Chicago, where his plan to take a photo with David S. Pumpkins has hit a snag. Andrew’s attempts to make Google+ a thing are going south. And we learn that Norway has celebrity radio listeners.

Episode #2292: Bidets For Days

January 11, 2017 · Duration: 1:28:45 · Play

Luke and Andrew discuss the worst cartoon characters in commercials, Luke’s new “intermittent fasting” diet, and Andrew’s 100-step process to cleaning a bathroom. Plus, why a woman in Brazil has been praying to a Lord of the Rings action figure for years.

Episode #2291: Damn, Daniel Bagley

January 10, 2017 · Duration: 1:25:02 · Play

Andrew is having a bad-technology day, and it is affecting his TBTL performance. He and Luke discuss changes to the Monopoly board game and why Hacksaw Jim Duggan doesn’t carry a hacksaw.

Episode #2290: Snow Storm Of The Soul

January 9, 2017 · Duration: 2:06:23 · Play

Luke spent the morning installing a bidet in his basement. Andrew accidentally pulls-off a time-shifting miracle. And a longtime listener explains why he sounds drunk.

A Letter to Pear

· Duration: 16:47 · Play

A father reads a message to the baby he never got to meet. He gets to say all the things that the baby never got to hear – the expectations, anticipation, and deep sadness over losing a child.

Episode #5: Andy Richter on Youthful Melancholy and Twisted Entertainers

· Duration: 42:01 · Play

It’s not exactly normal for a 5-year-old kid to listen to Simon & Garfunkel’s “Bridge Over Troubled Water” over and over and over, but Andy Richter didn’t know that. It felt natural to him. The actor and longtime comedic accompanist to Conan O’Brien relates his childhood in Illinois, the impact of divorce on his nascent depression, and how he plugged away at finding both an effective treatment and who he really was. Also, are ALL people who go into comedy at least a little twisted? Here Andy’s answer.

Episode #7: Unbroken

· Duration: 45:19 · Play

Sexual violence thrives in silence, and it’s hard to talk about…so we don’t. But rape survivor Sarah Super refuses to be quiet, and has dedicated her life to helping other survivors Break the Silence.

Episode #2289: Not Today, Babyface

January 6, 2017 · Duration: 1:27:19 · Play

Luke tries to convince Andrew that he doesn’t have to miss the Seahawks playoff game this weekend, despite Andrew’s plans for international travel. Also, big changes may be afoot for Conan O’Brien, and Andrew is dubious of another Chewbacca-related viral video. And, of course, we share some Music for Your Weekend.

Episode #2288: Donovan S. Pumpkins

January 5, 2017 · Duration: 1:45:36 · Play

Luke and Andrew explore the ups and downs of being a parking enforcement officer, which leads to a new New Year’s resolution. Plus, a teenager is grounded for dabbing in congress, and NFL Sunday Countdown says goodbye to a legendary pickup artist.

Episode #2287: Hello, I’d Like To Report A Tornado

January 4, 2017 · Duration: 1:46:49 · Play

Andrew tells Luke all about his New Year’s Eve confrontation on the tough streets of Wallingford.

Episode #2286: Elbow Deep In Zoodles

January 3, 2017 · Duration: 1:56:08 · Play

Luke and Andrew are back and excited for a new year of fresh TBTLs! They discuss soup recipes, laser baldness helmets, pizza piles, and the John Wilkes Booth of dart championships. Plus, Carey joins the show to explain why Luke’s new digital girlfriend may be ruining their marriage, and they wrap-up the NFL regular season with No Point Conversion.

Episode #2285: The Monday Of All Mondays

January 2, 2017 · Duration: 1:18:08 · Play

Luke and Andrew look back on what their goals were for 2016. Then they laugh to keep from crying.

Episode #121: Regret-Free Money Lending

· Duration: 1:03:57 · Play

A really good friend has emotionally confided that she is in financial difficulty. You decide to lend her some money, expecting she’ll use it to pay some bills. She happily lets you know she’s bought holiday gifts instead. What should your reaction be?

Episode #4: Dick Cavett Tells Tales of Hollywood’s Secret Shame

· Duration: 34:54 · Play

Just about everyone who mattered in the ’60s and ’70s hung out with Dick Cavett. His talk shows were hilarious, candid, and culturally vital. They were snarky before David Letterman ever hit the air, and sharp before Jon Stewart showed up on anyone’s TV. Along the way, he managed to infuriate Richard Nixon such that the President plotted attacks against him, which is when you know you’ve really arrived. On this episode, Dick talks about his own struggles with depression as well as the struggles of people he knew, including Judy Garland, Laurence Olivier, Marlon Brando, and Groucho Marx.

Episode #6: A Henry Sky

· Duration: 40:56 · Play

Colleen Barton is a pediatrician, a wife, and a mother to a beautiful son named Henry. Since Henry’s stillbirth, Colleen and her husband have been working to build their family while dealing with miscarriage and secondary infertility.

Episode #2284: You’re Listening To Fresh Ears. I’m Doug Davies.

December 30, 2016 · Duration: 1:07:33 · Play

Luke joins the show from a the back seat of a rental car as he and the family begin their trek to the Peach Bowl. He and Andrew discuss their overnight fame after a shout-out on national television. A listener challenges Luke’s Wookie imitation. And the boys share some Music For Your Weekend.

Episode #2283: Are You A Member Of Our St. Lunatics Club?

December 29, 2016 · Duration: 1:33:54 · Play

Andrew frightens Luke with his rental car horror story from Atlanta, and then they try to figure out why their Uber ratings are dropping. They also try to foment a robot revolution and attempt to solve a Home Alone mystery.

Episode #2282: Alexis, Is There Still Good Meat On That Flouta?

December 28, 2016 · Duration: 1:28:00 · Play

Luke and Andrew are back together again, after a long holiday apart. They discuss Amazon Echo’s potential role in a murder investigation and whether or not Andrew talks too fast. They also take a moment to remember and appreciate Carrie Fisher.

Episode #2281: City of Subdued Podcasting w/ Misha Collins

December 27, 2016 · Duration: 1:10:59 · Play

Luke’s neighbor Misha Collins (from “Supernatural” and “GISHWHES”) stops by to chat about their new hometown, how meditation helped him stick with acting, and that time he visited Skywalker Ranch for a somewhat awkward chat with George Lucas (RIP Carrie Fisher). Thanks to Leah Martin of West Des Moines IA, and Max McDaniel of Mountlake Terrace […]

Episode #2280: Saturday Night Hot Dogs

December 26, 2016 · Duration: 1:12:06 · Play

Luke’s family is at Burbank Springs for Christmas, so he puts them to work explaining: 1) how to sneak into the YMCA as a 60 year-old grandmother 2) how to tell when a hot dog is too salty 3) what the heck is going on with the Seahawks’ offensive line   Special thanks today to Myra […]