Episode 131 – July is for Sampling

Episode 131. Shane’s here. He used to really like us, but then he decided he just kind of likes us. We’ll try to change his mind with beer.

In this episode, we find out how Shane lost some finger. It seemed unpleasant. TV viewing is discussed. Tuscaloosa college kids are betting on who can get COVID first, which opens a whole can of worms about whether one should desire a stay in the hospital. All while drinking our first out-of-state beers in a long time.

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Episode 130 – No Guests. No Beers.

Because we’re drinking ciders. You didn’t think we were going alcohol-free, did you? That was a dumb assumption on your part.

In this episode, we talk about bidets and the possibility of starting a poop blog. You could be the next face of poop! Do quacks echo? Is Connor smart? Racism. COVID. My Little Pony Nazis. And Zack Greinke (unrelated). All while drinking ciders from Saro, Boiler and Glacial Till.

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Episode 129 – Rico and Raco

Episode 129. The A/C gave out. We’re professionals. We’ll persevere. In this episode, we welcome in Rico and Rachel. They got a sitter and are ready to party…podcast style. Connor discovers OnlyFans. Mark needs a large coffin. The ‘cos discuss track and field. Plus….a Boys Town conspiracy that Rico REALLY doesn’t want to talk about. […]

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Episode 128 – The Shirt Dungeon

Episode 128. On location at Triple B’s headquarters. Josh Batt is here. Mike Schaefer is here. Four handsome gentlemen, one microphone, and a cooler full of beers.

In this episode, we get some updates on some of our recurring topics….sound bars, mac & cheese, weddings. We called up Ryan Tabb to hear how he’s enjoying life in Lincoln. We took a break to play basketball. Ice cream vs mashed potatoes. Cake vs meat Second wallets. Sticky hands. And we finally find out how many friends Josh has. All while drinking beers from Cosmic Eye, Jukes, and White Elm.

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Episode 126 – Day job reunion

Episode 126. The microphones weren’t terribly cooperative, but we persevered. Sure, we may have lost someone along the way. But it’s all in the name of the empire!

In this episode, we welcome in John Gaskins, Jake Bogus and Tom Stephens. These three gentlemen were all there at the beginning of 93.7 The Ticket. And they have stories. Some of those stories made it in the podcast, some stayed off-air. We left the best ones in. PLUS….which state is the best state? All while drinking a trio of beers from Cosmic Eye Brewing.

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Episode 125 – Quasquicentennial

This is episode 125. You’ve allowed us to be in the community for that long. It’s touching. We’re touched.

We welcome back Lanny Holstein to the pod in this one. He’s out in Denver, learning about laws, doing Colorado things. We get a soundbar update. We talk about fetishes. And we drink some beers from Stone Hollow and White Elm.

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Episode 122: Waffle Man vs Pancake Man

Episode 122. If anybody is friends with both the waffle man and the pancake man and wants to arrange for them to come on the show, that’d be cool. Same goes for anyone who knows Joel McHale.

In this episode, we talk improv comedy. And why Mark won’t audibly laugh at a comedy show (the emotional scars are real). We start naming NHL teams for some reason. Reality shows. Quarantine TV Update. Michael Bruntz did not join us. All while drinking beers from White Elm, Zipline, Kros Strain and Pint 9.

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Episode 121 – TikTok has TikTaken over

Episode 121 is here. That’s a palindrome. That’s neither relevant nor interesting, it’s just a fact.

In this episode, we get caught up on life under COVID’s rule. Are people starting to get a little rebellious? Feels like it. What’s this TikTok thing? Whatever it is, Connor’s in. Celebs are giving away cool stuff to raise money. Andrew calls in to talk about beer and sports. And Connor breaks down the first season of Community. All while drinking beers from Stone Hollow Brewing.

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Episode 120 – Burgers and Pocket Knives

Episode 120. Not as sad as last week’s episode. But….not NOT sad.

In this episode, we welcome in Josh Peterson. He can speak intelligibly about a number of topics, but we wasted his brain by talking about burgers for 45 minutes. ALSO….pocket knife guy (what are they trying to prove?), post-corona world (can we really not high five anymore?), and Lincoln’s beer scene wipes the floor with Omaha’s. All while drinking beers from Cosmic Eye and White Elm.

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Episode 119 – Zoom Zoom

Episode 119. Y’all are really doing business over Zoom? That seems hard. Kids are learning this way?

In this episode, we welcome in Jackie. She’s in Connor’s “remote studio.” She’s also a teacher, and gives us the rundown on what that’s like in the age of Corona. Daine zooms in like a Fridge Guy. It’s all very satisfying. All while drinking beers from Kros Strain, Cosmic Eye and Juke’s Ale Works.

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Episode 118 – Beers in the Time of Social Distancing

Episode 118. Please listen while maintaining a six foot halo from everybody. We can’t be too careful.

In this episode….the merits of historical sports on TV. Chughub. Using the phone *gasp* to support local businesses. Millennials are the new cool kids. Tiger King. Love is Blind. A response to that jerk over at NE Beer 30. All while drinking beers from White Elm and Nebraska Brewing.

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Episode 117 – Stouts w/ no friends

Episode 117. The world is new. It’s different. It’s scary. We aren’t allowed to shake hands anymore. It all happened very quickly.

So, naturally, we spend a half hour talking about Netflix’s Love is Blind. And trying to figure out what CATS is all about (regardless of the presence of buttholes). And, yes, we talk about what it’s like to go through life “with all that’s going on in the world right now.” All while drinking stouts from Big Grove, Goose Island, and Zipline.

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Episode 116 – Corona Rodeo

Michael Snow is here. But he’s changed, man. He’s a cowboy now.

This was a weird episode. This was recorded while the entire country was shutting down before our eyes due to COVID-19. We tried to have fun. We realized we probably shouldn’t be having fun. We didn’t know what to do. When all else failed, we made fun of Snow for being a cowboy. All while drinking Coronas, Hopslams, and Cold Press Cocos.

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Episode 115 – IPAs with DP

It only took 115 episodes, but we finally brought in Connor’s BBOAT (best beer of all time), the Zipline IPA. And to help share in the moment, we also brought in one of our new day job friends, Derrick Pearson.

Guys, DP has some stories. There are stories about turning down a chance to be the voice of the Clippers. There are stories about the Mormon girls in Utah. There are stories about being related to both Donald Trump and Barack Obama. There are stories about how he lost the ability to get drunk. It’s funny. It’s touching. It’s unbelievable. And it’s only the surface. All while drinking beers from Great Divide and Zipline.

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Episode 114 – Beers w/ Coach Miles

Episode 114 with Tim Miles. He doesn’t do craft beer. But we decided to let him hang around anyway.

In this episode….we mostly just let Tim do his thing. Hear stories from his time at Nebraska. Recruiting. Coaching. Drinking Coors Light. It’s all here. Meanwhile, Connor and Mark drank beers from 515 Brewing, Deschutes, and Brickway.

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Fridge Guys Episode 23

In Episode 23, Doug Palmer returns to the new Fridge Guys recording studio. They talk about movies, beers provided by Renegade James, and homebrewing. They also previewed all of the fun coming up on future Fridge Guys episodes.

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Episode 112 – 3 Beers and a Shot

Episode 112 started with a “gift” from Iowa Dave. The much better gift is the presence of Dave Feit. There’s some sort of presents/presence pun to be had here, but we’ve been drinking.

In this episode. we talk about Husker podcasts. They’re abundant. They have funny names. We laugh from the outside. Then, we transform INTO a Husker podcast and talk about jerseys for a long time. Connor and Mark revisit their beer journeys. They’ve forked. And we power rank the senses. How important is touch, anyway? All while enjoying beers from Founders and WeldWerks.

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Episode 111 – Figuring out what the new guy drinks

Episode 111. Most of it made it on the podcast. But the end…not so much. Just know, the end of this podcast is incredible. We didn’t talk about killing any dogs.

Ryan Tabb joins us on this episode. He’s young. He’s from California. He’s trying to get some Tinder action. And we’re here for it. Along the way….Scooters. Self-driving cars. Ryan’s political takes. Flight attendants. Fake IDs. And drinks from Founders, Badger Hill, James Arthur, and Rico’s grandma.

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Episode 110 – Ope!

Episode 110 with Josh Peterson. We couldn’t start on time because we had to wait for him to drive here from Omaha. So we waited around, ate some gyros, and eventually recorded a podcast.

In this episode, we talked for a while about Don’t F*** with Cats. And Repo Games. Sound bars. Weird corners of the internet. Ope. Succession again. But not drones. All while drinking beers from Weldwerks, White Elm, and Sprecher.

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