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Back again!  Today, we are joined by Stolar, a very talented, unique, and dedicated musician out of New York City. Stolar is a fascinating guy as we disuss his writing process, his catalog of over a 1000 songs, and his battle with bipolar disorder.  Stolar is a great advocate for mental health and his music is introsepctive and catchy. Makesure to check him out at www.stolarmusic.com

 

 

We also talk about Keaton Jones and bullying, drunk seagulls and other crazy news stories, and Scott and Mike open their amazing gift from Tecmo Madsion.

 

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We are back with a very fun episode.  You may recognize him as Samir from Office Space.  The one and only, Ajay Naidu, joins us on the cast.  Ajay is a very open, funny, and intelligent student of acting and film.  Ajay has been in numerous cult movies, shows, and still works tirelessly at his craft.  We talk about acting, Office Space, opportunities for Indian actors, and more.  Make sure to check out Ajay's upcoming projects.  

 

 

We also discuss Burlew's one eyed ex co worker, Scott's experience with an extremely oily man named Kenny, Eli Manning, and we play a good old round of "Dirtbag of the Week".  Have a listen.

 

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If you are a fan of baseball, you probably remember the power bat of Mo Vaughn.  Mo joins us to tak about his career, the state of baseball, and his many successful business ventures.  Mo is a very smart, honest, and entertaining guy.  Make sure to check out Mo and his clothing line www.mvpcollections.com.  

 

 

We also talk about Mike's car accident and the numerous things college student's have been offended by over the last year. 

 

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While Uncle Larry screams at Lions for not covering the spread, hang out in the kitchen and check out our latest episode with one of the founders of The Onion, Scott Dikkers.  Scott is very intelligent, funny, and has loads of insight into the world of comedy.  Hear all about the humble beginnings of The Onion, to it's global success.  Make sure to check out Scott and his podcast at www.scottdikkers.com

 

 

We also talk about creativity, being your own boss, and look at some of the world's most expensive items.  We are thankful for our awesome listeners, sponsors, and guests.

 

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Alright Devils fans. This one is for you. If you have been to a Devils game and have heard the Star Spangled Banner, you have probably heard the soothing voice of today's guest.  Today, on the show, Arlette Roxburgh joins us to talk about her exstensive career singing the National Anthem for the New Jersey Devils.  Hear all about Arlette's journey from Trinidad, to being discovered by Lou Lamoriello, and experiences becoming of a staple of New Jersey Devils' fandom.  Arlette was warm, friendly, and hilarious, especially as she roasts Mike for being a Flyers fan.  Check out Arlette and her solo career at www.singarlettesing.com

 

Later, we talk to Glasgow's own, C Duncan, a singer, songwriter, and composer who is currently touring the US opening for Elbow. Chris was a lot of fun and very humble about his music.  We talk the writing process, lyrics, and the music scene in Scotland.  Make sure to check out C Duncan today!

 

We also talk bow and arrows, cryotherapy, and Louie CK.

 

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We are back and honored to have Superbowl Champion and well known analyst, Trent Dilfer, join us on the show.  Trent was a fantastic guest.  He was very well thought out, funny, and honest.  Listen as we discuss everything from Trent's career, the 2000 Ravens, the state of the NFL, and Trent's future endeavours.  This was a great episode!

 

 

We also talk new jobs for Burlew, our reactions to yet another fatal shooting, and more.

 

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Today, we are joined by two very unique guests who are passionate about the arts.  First, Aesha Ash, former professional ballerina and head of the Swan Dreams Project, joins us talk about her career in ballet, being accepted by the School of American Ballet, and her work to bring ballet to urban areas and to children who have no access to it.  Aesha was a great interview and is definitely a great rolemodel.  Check out Aesha's work at www.theswandreamproject.com

 

Then, we are join by Ringling Barnum and Bailey's last ringmaster, Johnathan Lee Iverson.  Johnathan was is also the first ever, African American ringmaster.  Hear all about Johnathan's thoughts on arts education, his time with the Harlem Boy Choir,and his time spent with the circus.  Johnathan was very thoughtful, smart, and full of energy.  Check out Johnathan's work at www.bigtopvoice.com 

We also talk terrible Halloween songs, Burlew's role as a toothbrush, and just how gross Hollywood is.

 

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We are back with the variety you've come to expect.  First, actor, comedian, and original Geico Caveman,  John Lehr ,joins us to discuss his life in acting, improv, and comedy.  John was very funny and shared several great stories about playing the Caveman, his time on Hulu's hit show, Quickdraw, and his various other roles in television and film.  Make sure to check out John and his work at www.howler.tv

 

Then, English born singer, songwriter,Lewis Watson joins us for a very fun, interesting interview about touring the United States, playing music by ear, and his huge sucess via Youtube.  Lewis is very talented, very honest, and ready for great success.  Make sure to check out his music on Spotify or his Youtube channel, Holyloowis.

 

We also discuss the Walking Dead, Scott's sick days of hackeysacking, and more!

 

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We are thrilled to bring you Part 2 of our Halloween Podcast.  Today, we are joined by IronE Singleton, aka T-Dog in The Walking Dead!  IronE was hilarious, smart, and most certainly humble, yet passionate about his career and life.  We discuss his time on the Walking Dead, the Blindside, and even as a player for the Georgia Bulldogs.  IronE has a brand new one man show entitled, "Blindsided by the Walking Dead" that is a must see, in which he is asking fans to help his Kickstarter campaign.  Make sure to check it out.

 

Later, we are joined by Rachel Penman, the Director of Artifacts for the Crime Museum in Tennessee.  Hear all about how the museum obtained insane items, such as John Wayne Gacy's paintbox, Ted Bundy's Volkwagen, and even OJ Simpson's imfamous Bronco. Rachel was quite informative and interesting.  Make sure to check out the museum.

 

Along with these amazing interviews, we discuss spirits, zombies, and even some haunted bears!

 

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It's that time of year, where we break out all things Halloween.  And this year is no different.  Today, we are joined by exorcist bishop, metaphysician, and esotericist, Bishop Bryan Ouellette.  Bryan was extremely informative, interesting, and able to share several personal experiences involving spirts, demons, the paranormal, and the act of performing exorcisms.   This was a ton of fun, and extremely deep and through.  To get more info on Bishop Bryan and his religion, check out www.nicholean.org

 

We also receive a call from the Hack-o-Lantern, discuss keg throwing, and enjoy a pumpkin themed meal prepared by Chef Michael Burlew.

 

This was a fun one!  Don't forget to tune in to part 2.

 

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This was definitely one of the more fun episode to date.  First, Josh Holcomb, trombone extraordinaire of the red hot band, Lucky Chops joins us to discuss his career in music, the band's recent success, educating music students, and playing music in subways and on street corners.  If you have not checked out Lucky Chops, you should definitely commence googling immediately.  Check out Josh and co at www.luckychops.com

 

Later, a man by the name of Dave Murray, hops on the show to discuss the creation of the largest and longest Tecmo Super Bowl championships, Tecmo Madison.  Dave was a really fun interview.  If you loved Tecmo Super Bowl as a kid, or even now, this is a must listen.  Visit www.tecmomadison.com to get an idea of what goes into such a tournament.  

 

We also talk about Burlew's trip toa Cape May ghost tour, moral dilemas, Scott ripping his pants at a wedding, and welcome out newest sponsor, Sleepovation. Such a fun episode.

 

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Back at it! Today we are joined by two unique and interesting guests.  First, Sunjay Nath, a successful motivational speaker, author, and human performance expert joins us to talk about his career, his 10-80-10 Principle, and more.  

 

Then, Rene Ruiz, joins us to talk about her work with various unions, her thoughts on protests, and the problems with today's health care.

 

We also talk about Tom Petty, the Las Vegas shootings, and play a game that involves choosing a celebrity parent.  Just another week on Verbal Shenanigans.

 

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If you listen to metal or heavy music, you have heard of Dillinger Escape Plan.  You have also probably heard of Ben Weinman, their guitarist.  Ben, recently named one of Spin Magaine's Top 100 Guitarists, joins us on the cast to talk about the formation of Dillinger, his career in music, the music industry, and the soon to be end of the band.  Ben is laid back, smart, and extremely talented.  Make sure to check out Dillinger on this tour, because this is it!

Next, we have Steve Pierce, of the Punkin Chunkin team, "American Chunker", on to discuss what goes into such a unique hobby and competition.  

 

We also talk about Scott's insanely awkward weekend, running a 5k while sweating Yuenglings, and the current state of the NFL and its protests. 

 

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What would you do if I double dared you to listen to this episode?  Sorry for the awful pun, but this week we are truly excited to have the one and only, Marc Summers on the podcast!  Marc's career is exstensive and is completely humble and open about all of it.  We talk about his early life in standup, working as a magician, his battle with OCD, and his work on his various shows including "Double Dare" , "What Would You Do?", and "Unwrapped."  Such a fun interview to be part of and to listen to. Make sure to look for Marc's new documentary, "On Your Marc."  Have a listen!

 

We also discuss whether or not Scott is white trash, Burlew slipping on a sandwich, and more!

 

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Hey everybody!  Back again with another unique episode for those ears.  Today, Rick Woodbury,of Commuter Cars, joins us to discuss his line of ultra narrow, electric sports cars, that attempt to solve the traffic problem in not only LA, but the world. He must be on to something because George Clooney owns his first production car. Rick is super intelligent and has a distinct vision for his cars.  Check them out at www.commutercars.com

 

 

We have a lot of fun talk about Mike's lovely trip to a BarkBQ, more updates on the haunted apartment, creepy bed and breakfasts, and pooping in the woods.  

 

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Another unique edition of the show is at your disposal.  First, Kazuki James, or Kaz Pup, joins us once again to discuss his life as a Man Pup.  You read that correctly.   Kaz even recently released a book on how to train your pup.  Kaz is actually a  fascinating guy, who is very open and honest about his lifestyle. This will also soon be Mike's lifestyle once he finds the courage.  

 

Then, Kevin Gootee, creator of "Comics Watching Comics", joins us to tell us big news about the show.  Make sure to check it out on Amazon Prime!

 

We have a lot of fun conversations today.  We talk NFL prop bets, a soccer injury, and horrifying stories regarding haunted apartments and doll islands.  Just another week on Verbal Shenanigans.

 

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Another week goes by, and another amazing guest joins us on the show.  The one and only, Matt Pinfield, joins us for an entertaining, casual, informative hang.  Matt is a wealth of musical knowledge, with an insane amount of experience.  You may recognize Matt from his various shows on MTV, "120 Minutes", his podcast, or his plethora of work throughout the world of music.  Make sure to check out Matt and all his work by following him on twitter @mattpinfield  What a fun interview!

 

We also talk McGregor/Mayweather, standup, and Freddie Mercury's biography.  Make sure to keep following, keep sharing, and most of all, keep listening.

 

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Two awesome guests join us today.  First, from "Chug", "3 Sheets", and "Drinking Made Easy", Zane Lamprey joins us to talk about his career, booze, production, and his experiences on his different shows.  Zane's shows are entertaining, creative, and booze filled.  Zane is a very laid back, funny guy who was a real pleasure to talk to.  

 

Then, David George Gordon, aka the Bug Chef, joins us on the show.  We talk eating and preparing bugs, deep fried tarantula, his cookbooks, and even Sasquatch!

 

We also talk the eclipse, what we would do if we won the lottery, and more!  Make sure to follow Verbal Shenanigans on all social media platforms.  Continue to listen, share, and review.

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We are back from a week off with another fun installment of Verbal Shenanigans.  Chipps Cooney has been around comedy for decades, but there is way more to him than just that.  Aside from making people laugh for over 40 years, Chipps is also a jazz drummer, was a soldier, and even a minor league baseball player.  You may recognize Chipps from "America's Got Talent."  Recently, Chipps appeared on Steve Harvey's show, "Little Big Shots" twice.  

 

We also talk vacation, riding an inflatable whale, blowhard comics, racist old ladies, and the recent events in Virginia.

 

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Strap yourselves in for our most outrageous episode to date.  The one and only, Lenny Dykstra, joins us to discuss just about everything and everything, from baseball to his love of women.  Lenny holds absolutely nothing back.  Brace yourself!  Make sure to check out Lenny's new book, "House of Nails."  

 

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