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Loofahs 🧽, Ten Commandments 📜, and Political Waffling 🐍 :: Episode 193 

Today on Talk About That, Jonnie gives tips on staying in cheap hotels, & makes a tough choice in a movie theatre. Meanwhile, John ponders Old Testament Law & The 5th Amendment, and also shaves his face with body wash 🪒.

Also, a conversation on accountability in politics, and why throwing someone’s words back at them no longer works anymore. 

Today’s episode is NOT sponsored by Vitamin Supplements 💊®️: “Maybe we work, maybe we don’t. Just give us 50 bucks.”

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Snow Days ⛄️, Monogamy, and Risk Aversion 😬 :: Episode 192

Today on Talk About That, it’s a Snowpocalypse! John hurts himself sledding, and has no butt 🍑. Meanwhile Jonnie tries adopting a “lunchroom” philosophy to creativity, rather than always trying to win over critics.

Also, a conversation about the illusion of safety, and how taking no risks is the biggest risk of all.

Today’s episode is NOT sponsored by Beaded Chains®️: “Stopping you from stealing pens at your bank since 1938.”

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Free Speech 📢, Misinformation 😈, and Spunky Old People 👴🏻 :: Episode 191

Today on Talk About That,  John gives a history lesson about the President who locked up his critics 🔒, and gets some new pen pals for his Birthday ✍️. Meanwhile, Jonnie ponders freedom of speech and hyper-sensitivity in comedy and elsewhere. 

Also, a conversation about negativity and whether people can become more positive or are just wired one way or the other. 

Today’s episode is NOT sponsored by Aloe Guv’na ®️ : The British treatment for sunburns ☀️🥵.

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War on Christmas 🎄 🔥, Oxford Commas, and Flipped Flags 🇺🇸 :: Episode 190

Today on Talk About That, John is hopelessly behind on his Marvel Movies 🎥 🦸‍♂️ & shares how a strong wind caused his mental meltdown🌪. Meanwhile, Jonnie has strong feelings about unnecessary apostrophes, and gets a dog at Walgreens 🐶.

Also, a conversation on making amends.

Today’s episode is NOT sponsored by Hangman®️:
“The children’s spelling game that combines the fun of Wheel of Fortune with the horrifying specter of capital punishment!”

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CBD Gummies, Christian-Owned Businesses, & Brain Distortions 🧠 :: Episode 189

Today on Talk About That, Jonnie gives his dog table food and wonders if he’s too old for TikTok. Meanwhile, John claims he never cheated in school, but learns he has something in common with a serial killer 🔪.

Also, the boys read a list of ten Cognitive Distortions, and ponder why they suffer from all of them 🤯. 

Today’s episode is NOT sponsored by Christmas Sweaters for Cats 🐈‍⬛®️: “The most festive way to abuse your pet.” 

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Interruption, Family History, and Creative Pressure :: Episode 188

Today on Talk About That, John laments his December birthday 🎁, and explores the history of his family name. Meanwhile, Jonnie ponders the art of interruption, and whether people still use a Rolodex 📝.

Plus, a conversation on the pressure to identify ourselves by our job.

Today’s episode is NOT sponsored by Fajitas™️: “When you’re hungry for food AND attention, it’s time for fajitas.”

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British Jesus, Bathroom Doors🚪, and Emotional Breakdowns 🤯 :: Episode 187

Today on Talk About That, Jonnie develops an unhealthy envy of someone’s fridge, and ponders worship lyric technology in the future 🤖. Meanwhile John reaches his breaking point while doing a home repair project 🤬.

Plus, a discussion on how getting older gives us a more generous and empathetic perspective on our parents.

Today’s episode is NOT sponsored by Amazon Alexa, who’d like to remind you this Christmas that they also see you when you’re sleeping…🎅 😬

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Low Fuel ⛽️, Christmas Decorations🌲, and Hustle Culture :: Episode 186

Today on Talk About That, Jonnie scolds John for running on empty, and attempts to impress a girl with popcorn 🍿. Meanwhile John calls Jonnie a Grinch and proposes a permanent Holiday Tree.

Also, a conversation on hustle, burnout, and the balance between chasing opportunities or letting them come to you.

Today’s episode is NOT sponsored by Christmas Cookie Tins 🍪®️:
“The cookies are gone. This is where your Mom keeps her sewing stuff now.” 😩

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Tortoises 🐢, Hares 🐇, & Hardship 😩 :: Episode 185

Today on Talk About That, John abandons Jonnie at a 5k race 🏃🏼‍♂️, and Jonnie holds a 20 year grudge about it. Meanwhile, we ponder the moral panic surrounding drug culture💊in the 80’s & 90’s, and the resulting fallout.

Plus, a conversation on pain and purpose, and why some conflict is actually good.

Todays episode is NOT sponsored by Pepsi®️🥤 : “Are we okay??” 

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Hecklers 😡, Kickball Injuries 🏥 & Daughters 👧 :: Episode 184

Today on Talk About That, John uses a fifty-cent word, and ponders tasing himself into better posture. Meanwhile, Jonnie hurts himself playing kickball with other adults, and has a run-in with the Bills Mafia at his comedy show.

Plus, a conversation about new parents, sensitivity, and small talk.

Today’s episode is NOT sponsored by Microphones: “We get it, you think you said something really cool, but PLEASE stop dropping us.”