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Old Man Pod

Burt Carlson and Abe Garvin are usually friends, sometimes enemies, and always old men. These two fellas have seen it all, from Jesus Christ to trap music. Somehow, they got a weekly show with a local radio station where they can riff and tell stories with guests and yell at their intern (producer), Dustin.

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Looking For Love In All The Wrong Podcasts - Mary-Alice McNab

Mary-Alice McNab met her husband during a podcast recording in San Francisco. Luckily, the perpetual bachelors, Abe and Burt, make it out of this show without tying the knot. She’s also got a one-person show, Sexodus, where you can “discover how this good Christian girl left the church to find her sexual freedom and landed in the marriage bed, still longing for liberation”. Then we get a visit from Mary-Alice’s grandmother, also named Mary-Alice, who’s looking for a male suitor to take her to the country club.

56mins

26 Jun 2019

Rank #1

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Good Ol' Toys - Ali Mierzejewski

Ali Mierzejewski stops by the underground radio station to tell you how to stuff your stocking and stock your stuffing. She’s the toy expert, and don’t you forget it! Then we get a visit from Joanne Russo. She’s the pride and joy of the North Shore, but she’s struggling to marry off her daughter, Steph. Next week, Trap Music.

55mins

13 Jun 2019

Rank #2

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Call The Doo Doo - Micah Sherman

Our old friend, Tevin Campbell, stops by to talk about all manner of things. Mostly nonsense. This episode features the music of The Spin Doctors. The Spin Doctors and Tevin Campbell are friends of the show, they told me so just last week. Next week, trap music.

52mins

30 May 2019

Rank #3

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Have You Seen The Crow? - Andy Fitch

Our guest this week, is the world record holder for Most Time Consecutively Spent on the Staten Island Ferry. That’s right, we’ve got THE Gerald Crow on the radio. Unfortunately, those jerks at Guinness won’t corroborate this or any of his other records. What other records does Gerald Crow hold? Listen here and find out! Brought to you by Chesterfield cigarettes. Next week, trap music.

55mins

3 May 2019

Rank #4

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Arts & Farts - Kevin McNair

We’re back with Kevin McNair to talk about photography, music, and theatre (don’t you dare spell it “theater”). We touch on pretty much every musician, every music festival, and why you should never eat the brown acid. Then we welcome in Michael Governs III, a theatre director from Stratford, Connecticut who definitely DID NOT burn down the local Shakespearean theatre. No arsonists over here. Next week, trap music.

50mins

25 Apr 2019

Rank #5

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Unleash The Demon - Sonia Nam

Poinsettia Marbles is a multi-talented impressionist and ventriloquist. She can do spot-on impressionists of the greats. You know, Marcel Marceau, Al Roker, and Matlock. But watch out, she’s possessed by a demon named Asarof, with an “f”. You never know who you’ll get in this one. It could by Poinsettia, it could be Asarof, it could be a dummy named Linda, but never Sonia. What happened to episode 14? Into the void, I suppose.

50mins

9 Apr 2019

Rank #6

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Rat-a-tat-tat - Paul Pallotta

Phew! Burt’s back from his excursion. And Paul Pallotta’s here too, with a lotta laughs! He tells us all about moving to the big city from North Cackalacky. Our contest winner, Randy Anthony Thomas (RAT), stops by, but he doesn’t want to let us know too much about his personal life. His past catches up with him on this one.

51mins

21 Mar 2019

Rank #7

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Improv Fest - A Message From Abe

We’re gonna be at the PIT Loft at 7PM on Thursday, March 21st as part of Improv Fest. We’ll be sharing the stage with the Speed of Life. Check it out.

20 Mar 2019

Rank #8

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Running For Mayor - Julia Schroeder And James Quesada

Burt is missing! Sources say he’s lost in a hedge maze. But don’t worry, this episode is as jam-packed as Tippecanoe and Tyler Too in a one person canoe. We’ve got 2021 New York mayoral candidate, and real-life pigeon, Will De Vlavio. We’ve got James Quesada and Julia Schroeder. And finally, we’ve got real life baby, Baby James. It’s a doooooozy.

51mins

5 Mar 2019

Rank #9

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Game of Bones - Ronny Pascale

Who will win the Game of Thrones? Not this old bag of bones. We’re done playing games. Ronny Pascale, one of our top two all time guests, stops by to discuss Game of Thrones. The conversation goes to Woodstock, Jimi Hendrix, Flipper, baseball, and Moby Dick Jokes. All to the tune of Cameo’s Word Up.

48mins

20 Feb 2019

Rank #10