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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.”

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Dead Trees, Fairweather Fans, and Eternal Chickens :: Episode 183

Today on Talk About That, Jonnie sells plants while not knowing anything about them, and get caught cheating on the Titans with another team. Meanwhile, John talks about being an easy target for teasing, and has his mind blown by the oldest joke in the world.

Also, we read listeners’ emails, including a question about church trauma, and knowing when it’s time to move on to another church.

Today’s episode is NOT sponsored by Your Forties : “Surprise, now your back hurts for no reason.”

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Oil, Overcoaching, & Love Languages :: Episode 182

Today on Talk About That, John absorbs all the responsibility in the room, and ponders life as an oil baron. Meanwhile, Jonnie has car trouble, and prepares to do standup on a show with a WWE Hall of Famer.

Also, a conversation about sheep, honesty, and manipulation.

Today’s episode is NOT sponsored by Eavesdropping: “The absolute best way to lower your self-esteem.”

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Road Rash 🚴 , NYC 🍎 & Man Tears 😭 :: Episode 181

Today on Talk About That, Jonnie inures himself, and ponders when and why abs became so culturally important 🏋️. Meanwhile, John makes a fashion statement on national TV, and takes the Big Apple by storm.

Also, the boys talk about being huge crybabies, and why sensitivity is actually a good thing.

Today’s episode is not sponsored by Chairs 🪑®️: “When you get tired of taking a stand, just take a seat.”

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Sports Superstitions 🏈, “Important” Art, & Jenga :: Episode 180

Today on Talk About That, Jonnie goes to the Grand Ole Opry 🎸and hears a perfect joke, while John quotes himself in a sermon, and holds a wet orange 🍊 for good luck. 

Plus, a conversation about humility, empathy, and Jenga. 

Todays episode is NOT sponsored by the Semicolon: “You’re probably ; using it wrong.”

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Kool-Aid, Willy Wonka, and Culottes :: Episode 179

Today on Talk About That, John exercises his 3rd Amendment rights and ponders mixed drinks from the Bible. Meanwhile, Jonnie makes for a terrible (and chubby) chocolate salesman, and goes to a pep rally at his job.

Also, a conversation about fashion anxiety among middle aged men. 

Today’s episode is NOT sponsored by Squirrels: “Every bit as rabid as rats, but for some reason you love us.”

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SPECIAL EPISODE: Corrections and Rebuttals :: Episode 178

This week, the podcast welcomes Laura Driver who revisits clips from a past episode’s volleyed foibles between John and Jonnie. In rebutting their merits and mistakes, Laura and John also work out a few of their twenty-one year-old marriage issues on the air. 

DISCLAIMER: No marriages were injured in the making of this episode. 

Today’s episode is NOT sponsored by Motion Censor Bathroom Faucets:®️: “We know your hands are invisible… we just wanted you to know it too.” 👋🚽💦 

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Sour grapes 🍇, Growth Spurts & Freeeeeedommmm 🇺🇸 :: Episode 177

Today on Talk About That, John tries to explain why his Christmas tree is already up, and Jonnie gets taller, but still can’t dunk a basketball 🏀. Then we discuss our eavesdropping devices, and online shopping compulsion 💴. 

Plus, a conversation about American exceptionalism, and why our built in biases give us a sense of comfort. 

Today’s episode is NOT sponsored by Honey 🍯 ®️: “Delicious and nutritious. Also, bee vomit 🐝 🤮