Episode 32: IT’s Box Office, Toys, Sand, and a To-Do List


32 episodes?  Yes!  And now on iTunes!  This week Steve  breaks down IT's epic box office take and discusses the 2017 National Toy Hall of Fame nominees.  And did you know that there's a global sand crisis? Finally, Steve finally just does not give a f**k, and how the to-do list helps with that, including seeing a big rock concert this coming week!



Episode 31: The Big Five-Oh


A solo episode from Portsmouth, NH, Steve pontificates on turning 50, being happy, online dating and 9/11. And being on iTunes, finally!  


Episode 30: Labor Day Redux (Now the 1st Day of School Episode)


Steve rolls solo bantering and babbling about the end of summer, the Hollywood Squares, things not done, and...tupperware. PLUS, a special guest with a report on the first day of school, and a movie review. And, details on a unique screening of the movie IT, and other assorted bits o' nothing.


Episode 29: Meanderings & More


A solo episode: the new Marc Maron stand-up special on Netflix, post-Mayweather vs. McGregor fight thoughts, shutting down the marathon training, plus new books on Led Zeppelin and Bob Marley.  Visit www.weaponofselfdistraction.com and Weapon of Self-Distraction on Facebook!


Episode 28: The Big Riff-O-Rama Show


It's been awhile so Mel and Steve have a lot to riff on: the MN State Fair, who is on what stages? Steve is all-in on online dating and the attendant frustrations...a new Bob Marley book and a contest at AllMusicBooks.com...new and recent movies, the dark awesomeness of Ozark, and R.I.P. Jerry Lewis.


No. 27 - Part 2 of the Very Special Twenty One Pilots Very Special Episode!


FINALLY!  Part 2 of our very special Twenty One Pilots Very Special Episode! Mel & Steve continue getting the lowdown from Maddie, Eli and Olivia on all that may or may not be happening with their favorite band. Blurry face, merch, September and more!


No. 26 - Part 1 of our Very Special TWENTY PILOTS EPISODE


Mel & Steve welcome Maddie, Olivia and Eli, three of the biggest 21 PILOTS fans around! In Part 1 of this "Very Special Episode," this trio of super fans - proud members of the skeleton clique - discuss their favorite band and their music and what the near future may hold. Will Blurry Face make an appearance? What does it all mean?  

#nowplayin #skeletonclique #blurryface


Mini Motivational Episode


A mini-episode featuring some timely advice from a best friend and a reminder via Medium.com that change is unstoppable


Episode 25: Mid-Summer Movies - Meh!


Steve and Mel dissect the summer movies and how many of them suck...except for a select few, including, Baby Driver. Plus, Johnny Depp is broke - will he go the Nicholas Cage route? And, Steven Seagal's new movie...with Mike Tyson?  


Episode 24: Meandering Insomnia Special


Steve goes solo for podcast no. 24 plotting a potential birthday trip; distractions include John McEnroe, trying to keep up with a ton of comedy on Netflix, favorite recent podcasts, a #1 single for an all-time favorite band of all-time and the challenge in trying to not do something. 


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