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The Speed of Technology

Technology continues to race forward at an incredible pace, and the Brothers are typically happy to be along for the ride. But, while it is easy to see all the good that can come from faster tech evolution and development, there are also some dangers that we should keep a close eye on. On this episode of Brothers in Tech, a friend of the show Mike Geraci (Digital Media professor @ Pacific University Oregon) breaks out his tinfoil hat and leads a discussion of concerns with the current state and future direction of technology. Although listening may make you want to go live in a van down by the river…this is one you need to hear!

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Jon Joins the BTS Army, Comedian Tim Gaither, and Don’t Worry, Be Happy!

Comedian/Actor Jon Reep and Marcus Stamos talk about Jon’s recent trip to SC and an encounter with some very angry geese.  In “Best Trends” we learn about the BTS Army with Jon and Marcus making their own BTS “selfies” and then discuss “Kong vs. Godzilla”.  Plus, Jon debuts the music video for his bluegrass version of “Don’t Worry, Be Happy!”.  Jon then welcomes comedian Tim Gaither to chat over Zoom about Tim’s early days in comedy and his promising wrestling career.  In “Small Town News” a deer comes flying into the windshield of a school bus while never waking up the student in the seat where he lands.  And in “Goodwill Hunting”, Jon gives Marcus a gift to help clean his nasty microwave.  This episode will have you humming “Don’t Worry, Be Happy!”

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Detective Reep in “The Bed You Make”

Comedians John Heffron and Jon Reep discuss shopping malls in the 80s and tease a guest coming up in the future to talk about “Dead Malls”. Some other important questions discussed: Did you know comedian John Heffron falls asleep to 80’s music videos every night? Would you watch a television channel of nothing but failed TV pilots? Is Godzilla a bad guy? Whatever happened to the lost art of cobbling? What about a crime TV show where someone can see the thoughts of others by laying their head on the other person’s pillow? Coming soon on… “The Bed You Make”. And, finally, Jon and John ask the question… “What’s our circle?”

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Hello Friends…

Hello Friends, BIG FAN is back for another magnolia and pimento cheese-filled episode. Included in this edition, Vaccination=Vacation, How did the hosts react to the 2nd COVID vaccine, and are masks forever? A Deep Thoughts with Chad segment reemerges with a rousing “Would You Rather?”… The 2021 Masters Tournament picks, the UNC Basketball coaching shakeup, and the Suez Canal incident is discussed. The podcast, unlike any other, BIG FAN!

Music included in this episode: The Masters Tournament Theme Music

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Joe DeVito’s First Time

“Are we delusional? Crazy? Stupid?” Joe DeVito asked me. “All three,” I said. Originally a musician, Joe didn’t try stand-up until he was 32. Joe and I worked together a lot in my early days, and we have a great conversation talking about those early shows, breaking down set-ups, punchlines, the relationship between music and comedy and we dissect our favorite Dave Attell jokes.

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Snyder Justice League Minari

With the Academy Awards ceremony approaching, Alan and Chris opted to take some time to discuss the multiple award nominee “Minari”. They follow up with a review of the new director’s cut of “Justice League” that was recently released exclusively on HBO. Some tidbits of movie news and film recommendations round out the episode. Recommendations from Alan and Chris in this episode: “The Mole Agent”, “Godzilla vs. Kong”

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Curb Appeal Solutions, Antiques in the News, and Comedian Jon Reep!

April… well, uh, March showers bring May flowers?  We’ll talk about it and help you get your house ready for the Spring.  There’s also updates from the News Desk and special guest comedian Jon Reep from the “Country-ish” podcast joins for home improvement stories and trivia!

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Alabama’s Yoga Ban, Satanic Shoes, & a Preacher’s Love Triangle

Kathleen opens the show drinking a Grit Kisser lager from Back Forty Beer Company in Gadsden, AL, and goes on to tells listeners about her recent road trip to Muscle Shoals, Alabama. Included in this episode of the Pubcast.. an Update on Kathleen’s Queen’s Court, “Bad Good Food”, an Angry Octopus, a New Elizabeth Holmes, Anna Sorokin Ice Ice Baby, Visa Allows Cryptocurrency Payments, Lilium Flying Taxis, NFT Honey Bear Sells, Another Gender Reveal Goes Wrong, Alabama Yoga Ban, Lil Nas X’s Satan Shoes, Branson Foster Fraud Scheme Revealed, Wine vs. Cataracts, Oklahoma Pastor’s Love Triangle, Abandoned Missouri Resort, and What to Watch this Week!

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Online Security

Passwords? Passwords? We don’t need not stinking passwords! Well, actually we do… and sorry to tell you, Password123 is no longer a good one. So, what should you be doing to keep your information safe online, should you be using a password manager, and what the heck is two-factor authentication? Check out this episode of Brothers in Tech as the brothers (along with the help of Mike Geraci, Digital Media professor at Pacific University Oregon) discuss the current state and best practices of personal online security. And, if you are asked to enter a password to listen to the episode, try 1-2-3-4.

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Easter Games, “Satan Shoes”, and Comedian Aaron Weber

In this episode Sebastian and Jon want to know how many Marshmallow Peeps Intern Isiah can stuff in his mouth, Jon’s mom calls in with a story about his dad and rabbit poop, and in “Best Trends” they discuss Lil Nas X and his release of “Satan Shoes”. After that, they open the phone lines and play “How Much Is That Screen Actors Guild Residual Check?”, with this week’s check coming from HBO’s Eastbound and Down. Next, it’s “Who’s Zooming Who” as comedian Aaron Weber joins the show to talk about his new comedy special. Then, in “Small Town News”, a Georgia man receives his final paycheck of $915 in pennies covered in oil along with a note that says “F**k You”. And finally, the whole gang plays some Easter Trivia where the loser has to smash an egg on their head. This episode will leave you with an egg on your face!

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