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Ruined Vacations 🩸, Mummified Presidents 🎩, and Symbolism 🇺🇸:: Episode 166

Jonnie “cleans up” a chemical spill, and destroys a National Park on vacation 🤿. Meanwhile, John sees something strange in a local yard, and then tells the craziest story you didn’t know about President Lincoln.

Also, a conversation about nationalism, statues, and exhumation!!

Today’s episode is NOT sponsored by Fireworks 💥: “Celebrate freedom AND terrify your pets!”

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Small Towns, Whitewashed History 📜, and Judgment Houses 🏘 😈 🔥:: Episode 165

Jonnie likes cities that have a sense of humor about themselves, and the boys discuss some things they didn’t learn in history class. Then Jonnie watches too many 90’s films and gets them confused with each other, while John needs to record an audiobook, and literally fakes it until he makes it.

Plus, a conversation about ambition, and the search for peace while also pursuing a dream.

Todays episode is NOT sponsored by Dental Floss 🦷®️: “There will be blood.”

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Pet Names 🐶 , McDonald’s 🐔, and People Pleasing :: Episode 164

The boys talk about the power of nostalgia, and what weird names they call their dogs. Then, Jonnie talks onstage about being an awkward kid, and John tells a story, and it’s snot funny 😆.

Also, a conversation about the principle of the “bleeding neck”.

Today’s episode is NOT sponsored by Coffee ☕️®️: “The only pot officially sanctioned by churches.”

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Bird Attacks 🦅, Cryptomnesia 💡, and Risk :: Episode 163

John enrages a momma bird and shares some teenage regrets 🕺. Meanwhile, Jonnie inadvertently steals a joke, and can’t figure out why his car stinks 😷.

Plus, a conversation on risk aversion.

Today’s episode is NOT sponsored by Toe Shoes™️: “They hurt your feet, but at least they also look ridiculous.”

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Mouth Taping 👄, Live Streaming, and Grief 🪦 :: Episode 162

Jonnie discovers a horrifying new tool against snoring 😴, while John invents a way to avoid missing movie moments 🎥.

Plus, a conversation on how different cultures deal with death, and why avoiding pain may not always be a good idea.

Today’s episode is NOT sponsored by Gym Memberships🏋️‍♀️ ™️: “You can check out anytime you like, but you can never leave 😈”

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Bad Slushpuppies 🐜, Inventories, & Fearmongering :: Episode 161

Jonnie has a viral video, and makes the mistake of reading the comments. Then, John talks about the research for his forthcoming book on racism, and the boys delve into America’s troubled past.

Also, a conversation about fear as a “button” for motivating people, and why it always works.

Today’s episode is NOT sponsored by Hands 🙌™️: “You should wash us even when there’s not a pandemic.”

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Uncharted Territory, Wife Allergies, and Trauma :: Episode 160

Jonnie has a dead yard, and tries to throw away concrete. Meanwhile, John goes to Florida, and the boys argue steak vs. burgers.

Then, a conversation about traumatic experiences, and John shares memories of his beloved Brutus.

Today’s episode is NOT sponsored by Whispering™️: “When you want to say something softer and less clearly.”

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Enneagrams, Creationism, and Prophecy Ads :: Episode 159

An episode recorded several weeks ago, John tries to get Jonnie to take a personality test, but Jonnie would rather assess himself.

Then, a discussion about eternity, and whether a prophet should be trusted after they get it wrong.

This episode is NOT sponsored by Combination Locks®️: “If you’re over 40, keep a hacksaw handy.”

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Flossing, Professional Irritation, and Identity :: Episode 158

Jonnie avoids the dentist 🦷 and doesn’t want to add years to his life. And John should’ve left his dirty pool liner alone. 🏊‍♂️

Plus, a conversation about the balance between fulfillment in our work vs. letting it define us completely.

Todays episode is NOT sponsored by Shouting®️: “Located at the corner of Screaming and Yelling.”

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Overthinking, Click Tracks, and Paraphrases :: Episode 157

John destroys a bathroom, and brags about his CDL, while Jonnie defends his scooter and makes terrible sermon illustrations.

Also, the boys debate which Bible translation is the best.

Today’s episode is NOT sponsored by Breakfast 🍳™️: “One of the five most important meals of the day.”