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Chick Chat: Bitter, Party of One

Quarantine has us doing some crazy things… like watching sports documentaries and getting a car wash. But, cutting our own hair isn’t one of them!This episode we answer burning questions like.. Will the ChickChatters tune in to “Haircut Night in America”? Will anyone watch a Tom Brady docu-series? Will Shep ever grow up? Is Tom in love with Lisa?...

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I’m With the Band: Annelle Staal

I'm With the Band host Andrew Moose welcomes NC native, singer songwriter, Annelle Staal to the podcast. Annelle and Moose discuss her songwriting, new music, and how she's connecting with her fans using Twitch and other online platforms.

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Brothers in Tech: Topics Revisited

Although it is quite rare for them to ever admit they were wrong or had changed their mind on something…for their 21st episode, the Brothers decided to revisit some of their earlier topics to see if they still stand by their earlier thoughts

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BIG FAN: Hamster in the Coal Mine

Hank and Chad are back! This episode is jam-packed! Hank sees the light at the end of the remodel tunnel, Chad's birthday trip shenanigans, janky post quarantine haircuts, El Paso Beer and Oyster Buckets, how little eggs turn into a big problem, how to teach ten year olds social distancing, SpaceX and Hank's Hierarchy are all included.. Strap in,...

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I’m With the Band: South Hill Banks

I'm With the Band host Andrew Moose welcomes Eric Horrocks and Lance Thomas from South Hill Banks to the podcast. SHB have carved a niche for themselves with their jam infused bluegrass sound. Formed in August 2015 in Richmond, Virginia, SHB pulls from a wide range of influences such as classic rock, jam, blues, to traditional bluegrass to keep audiences...

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I’m With the Band: The Get Right Band

I'm With the Band host Andrew Moose welcomes Silas Durocher of The Get Right Band to the podcast. The Get Right Band has recently released their new album, "Itchy Soul". Silas and Moose talk songwriting, festivals, and the process that went into recording the new album. 

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Entrepreneur Exchange: Safe & Open

Businesses are getting the green light to reopen from state government…but just because you can reopen, should you?  And how do you do it in a way to give your customers and employees the confidence to come back?  This month’s Entrepreneur Exchange talks about how to be Safe & Open with Lindsay Keisler, President and CEO of the Chamber...

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Country-ish with Jon Reep #25: The Wrong Missy, Residual Checks, and Red Lobster Brawls

In this episode Jon and Marcus Stamos get together and talk about the movie "The Wrong Missy" on Netflix and Jon’s "Confinement Confessions" for Comedy Central. Then they play Americans favorite new game "How Much Is That Screen Actors Guild Residual Check?" Next, in "Small Town News", a story about a brawl breaking out at a Red Lobster after...

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Brothers in Tech: Back-Up – Deep Dive #3: Network Attached Storage

Looking for a complete backup and storage solution for the home? A NAS system may be exactly what you need. Although it seems like only one of them was really prepared for this final deep dive of the backup series, the Brothers discuss the ins and outs of a NAS system.

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I’m With the Band: DownTown Abby & The Echoes

Host Andrew Moose welcomes DownTown Abby & The Echoes to I'm With the Band. Built around a powerful voice and hard-driving rock ‘n’ soul rhythm section, Asheville, NC’s DownTown Abby & The Echoes has begun to secure a foothold in the Southeast music scene.

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Country-ish with Jon Reep #24: Great Balls of Fire, Texas Whorehouses, & Wine Truck Hijackers

In this episode the whole gang is back together! They talk about Momosa's eye surgery, announce the 2021 Jon Reep Cruise, and show a Ring doorbell video of Jon nearly killing himself trying to light a gas grill. Then, "The Stream Team" streams on and reviews the movie "The Best Little Whorehouse in Texas”. In "Small Town News", a...

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Brothers in Tech: Back-Up – Deep Dive #2: Online Cloud Backup

Although we don’t want you to have your head in the clouds…it may be a nice place to back-up your data. In the second deep-dive episode regarding data backup, the Brothers discuss the options for creating and maintaining an online backup, including: Functionality, Speed, and Price.

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BIG FAN: Mama said “Fall in Line”

Hank and Chad are back but podcasting remotely and at a safe social distance. This episode is jam-packed! Included, Chad's MVP of Mother's Day 2020: The Donut Life Employee with the last 2 Apple Fritters, real talk about Fatherhood after watching "The Last Dance", and the online premier of Chad's song "Fall in Line" featuring Andy Rhoney and Erika...

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I’m With the Band: Hank, Pattie & The Current

I'm With the Band host Andrew Moose welcomes Hank Smith and Pattie Hopkins of Hank, Pattie & The Current to the podcast. to the podcast. Hank and Pattie take bluegrass and infuse it with their own flair, drawing from a melting pot of styles including classical and Motown, which adds up to an authentic and unique reflection of American music.

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Footcandle Films: Extra Ordinary Assistant

Every now and then we really hit the cinematic extremes on the podcast. This episode is a perfect example. One film reviewed is a minimalist, harrowing tale of harassment in the workplace. The other film is an almost joke-a-minute comedy starring Will Forte. Variety...it's the spice of life right? Also featured on the episode are bits of movie news...

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Country-ish with Jon Reep #23: Crazy Moms, The Cart Narc, Redneck Punks & English Strengths

In this episode Jon and Sebastian talk about Mom’osa getting her own private Facebook group, trolling the “Country Living" Twitter account, and a new song by Joel Frye called "High Fives & Hell Yeahs”. Then they take your phone calls about your craziest Mom stories. Next it's "Who’s Zoomin Who" as Agent Sebastian - aka "The Cart Narc" -...

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Back-Up – Deep Dive #1: Local Backup Options

So, we have convinced you that however boring it might be (unless you are Alan), you need to have a solid backup strategy. What are the software options for making this happen? In the first deep-dive episode regarding data backup, the Brothers discuss the options for creating and maintaining a local backup

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I’m With the Band: Unspoken Tradition

I'm With the Band host Andrew Moose welcomes Unspoken Tradition to the podcast. Unspoken Tradition is about new, original Bluegrass. Inspired by their own influences and the roots of traditional music, they bring a sound that is both impassioned and nostalgic, hard-driving but sincere. Playing some of the most iconic festivals and venues including Merlefest and the Station Inn...

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Country-ish with Jon Reep #22: Max Deacon, Residual Checks, Cart Narcs, & How to Take a Hit

In this episode of the Country-ish Podcast, Jon and Marc Stamos get together and talk about trolling the "Country Living” account on Twitter for NOT being country enough. Then the conversation turns to Mom’osa's upcoming eye surgery & making Ginger Beard Masks. After that, they play a game of "How Much Is That Screen Actors Guild Residual Check?" Then,...

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Brothers in Tech: Back Up

Well, now that you have taken the advice from our previous episodes and are working towards “going paperless”…you are going to have a lot of important digital information you need to protect. How can you assure you don’t lose that data? In this episode, the Brothers start a new topic by discussing the ins and outs of data back-up,...

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BIG FAN: Aliens & Bicycle Gangs

Chad's deep space redemption has come! The government confirms UFOs are out there and Hank's not buying it. What kind of person calls the police on a drive-by birthday parade? Our hosts discuss the Michael Jordan documentary, the violent bicycle gangs running rampant in NW Hickory, and retro-video games. This episode is jam-packed with remote podcasting fun! Only on...

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StreetCircleDrive: ArtisanHandSanitizerTakeOut

In this episode of StreetCircleDrive, Moose welcomes Katye Fredieu of Artisan Soapery to the podcast. Podcasting remotely from home / soap store the two chat about how Katye went from selling soap to producing (checks notes) 8000 (!) gallons of hand sanitizer over the last 2 months.In the S.O.P. of SCD podcasting, Hickory food must be discussed. Moose and Katye...

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Footcandle Films: Trolls World The Way Back

Due to shuttered movie theaters, Universal Studios released one of their big films for 2020 direct to online rental. Chris & Alan use this opportunity to discuss "Trolls World Tour" and then spend some time talking about Ben Affleck's latest vehicle "The Way Back". Chris then plays a news anchor for some silver screen updates. Rounding out the episode,...

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Entrepreneur Exchange: Staying Calm in the Coronavirus Storm

There is a lot of uncertainty in the economy, but the Entrepreneur Exchange continues to deliver as Michelle Ellwanger with Edge Coaching joins the podcast to share strategies for business owners to combat stress and anxiety as they work through the unknowns of managing through the current health pandemic.  Plus co-hosts Jeff Neuville and Gary Muller discuss businesses that...

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Country-ish with Jon Reep #21: ‘Rona Masks, Stroker Ace, Zane Lamprey, & Florida Man!

In this episode, Jon and Sebastian get together and talk about wearing masks in public and taking cotton swabs up your nose. Then it’s time for a Country-ish "Stream Team Movie Review"! They review the 1983 comedy "Stroker Ace" starring Burt Reynolds and Loni Anderson. Then it’s "Who’s Zoomin Who? as a comedian, author, TV host, & inventor, Zane...

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Brothers in Tech: The Internet in Your Home – Deep Dive #2: Internet Tips & Tricks

Having some issues with your home internet? Speeds not up to the level that you are paying for? In the final episode of our Internet topic, the Brothers provide some of their favorite tips and tricks for troubleshooting and enhancing your network. Tune in and see how “the student has now become the teacher”… In addition, the “BiTS” (Brothers in...

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Chick Chat: Soapy Stories

We get straight to the dirt.  Well, actually to the soap - then the dirt.  Soap operas, soap in the shower, and the dirty Bravo dish. Join us as we chat away while our kids figure out their homework without us. It’s ChickChat on The MESH podcast network … from east coast to the west coast! 

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Country-ish with Jon Reep #20: Quarantined with Steve Simeone, Gas Explosions & Googolplexes

Jon can only have his buddy Marcus Stamos in the studio, thanks to the quarantine, but that doesn't stop him from doing a "Meme Me" segment that showcases his incredible tanning skills. Then it's time for "Jon's Journal", followed by an interview with comedian Steve Simeone. Jon shares a video he did with comedian Steve Byrne where...

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BIG FAN: Eimer Mountain Bike Park

Hank and Chad are podcasting from home after hours, what could go right? The guys chew the fat on why it's appropriate to double fist drinks during podcasts, turkey hunting during mating season, math lessons, bad beat poker hands, and how to help your community during the quarantine. Hank's mountain bike park has officially launched! Hank's hierarchy includes end...

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The Internet in Your Home – Deep Dive #1: WiFi

Working from home can certainly emphasize the importance of a strong wi-fi network. In the first deep-dive into the world of home internet, the Brothers discuss the basics that you need to know in order to create and get the most out of a wireless network

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Footcandle Films: Hunt Vivarium

A promotional poster for the new film "The Hunt" called it the most talked about movie of the year that no one's actually seen. Hosts Alan & Chris have had a chance to see it and share their thoughts. For their second review they discuss "Vivarium" a new offbeat sci-fi thriller starring Jesse Eisenberg. Rounding out the episode are...

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Country-ish with Jon Reep #19: Steve Byrne, Coffee Colonics, Mullets & Residual Checks

In this episode, the boys are quarantined and using Zoom to record the podcast. Except, Jon who has his girlfriend Jodie comes in and cuts his hair into a mullet. Then, it’s time for (Who’s Zooming Who?) comedian friend Steve Byrne zooms in to talk about the time he and Jon received a coffee colonic together. Next,...

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Brothers in Tech: The Internet in Your Home

As many of us transition to working from home, internet access is a premium. In the main episode of their fourth topic, the Brothers discuss provide an overview of internet service, including types, costs, speeds, and most importantly…what is needed to stream from Netflix.

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Chick Chat: Look Out Betty Crocker!

Look out Betty Crocker! Here comes MM and Janette on “lockdown” and having to feed their families.  Who knew kids ate so much?  Who knew MM has a favorite stovetop burner?  Who knew your kid would request a lemon zester?  

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Country-ish with Jon Reep #18: John Heffron, Best Trends, Powder Puff Football & Cop Carjacking

In this episode, the boys are joined by friend Shaftney Beaver for a new segment called "Best Trends". Then comedian John Heffron zooms in to talk about how he’s dealing with social distancing. Next up it’s time for another edition of "Jon’s Journal"...this one is about a Powder Puff football game. After that its "Small Town News" about a...

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Brothers in Tech: Going Paperless – Deep Dive #3: Workflow Ideas

In the final deep-dive of the “going paperless” topic, the Brothers some workflow options for scanning, storing and organizing your digital information.

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BIG FAN: You Made the Quaranteam!

Chad and Hank are back for another hilarious episode but not in the same room. While podcasting and social distancing Chad tells an Emergency Vet story for the ages. Spoiler: the only thing hurt at the end is Chad's wallet. Hank's Hierarchy segment officially takes a turn... find out who made their Quaranteam in this episode of BIG FAN! 

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Footcandle Films: Emma. Swallow

Practicing social distancing? So are Alan & Chris from their respective home offices...but that doesn't stop them from bringing you a new episode of Footcandle Films. Featured on this edition are reviews of "Emma." with Anya Taylor Joy and "Swallow" a thriller from relative newcomer director Carlo Mirabella-Davis. For their Trailer Tapas segment, the hosts view & share their...

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Entrepreneur Exchange: (No) Escape from New York

As the Coronavirus impacts many small businesses and small business owners throughout the country, the Entrepreneur Exchange checks in with New York City resident and consultant Peter Weiss to discuss his work managing supply chain risk and technology risk and how his work life has changed since he has had to become a telecommuter in the city which has...

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Brothers in Tech: Going Paperless – Deep Dive #2: Converting Paper Documents

In the second deep-dive of our “going paperless” topic, the Brothers discuss converting current paper documents to digital format

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