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Fried Pod #111: Man Forced to Eat His Own Beard

In this episode of the Fried Pod, Shawn brings us a story about a guy who was forced to eat his own beard at knifepoint over a botched lawn mower sale. Jon reads from his high-school journal about being sick and getting sympathy from Rebecca & the 2 Jennifer’s. Also included, Jon and Marc exchange...

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Fried Pod #110: Halloween, Walgreens & Scary Teachers

In this episode of the Fried Pod the gang gets together to talk about their fondest Halloween memories and show the video of the Walgreens Rush. Jon reads from his high school journal in "Jon’s Journal” and we hear about a high school teacher who beat up students. In the "Small Town News” segment, a story about a man...

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StreetCircleDrive: HickoryVeloClub

Hosts Moose and McNally welcome Mike Pilolla, President of the Hickory Velo Club to the podcast. They discuss the state of cycling in Hickory and how Hickory's new infrastructure improvements will affect cycling. Plus a review of a Downtown Hickory favorite, Crescent Moon. 

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BIG FAN (VIDEO): Worst Podcast Ever

What's the worst? Chad and Hank decide what's the worst songs, TV shows and movies. The guys discuss Halloween costumes and the keys to success in coaching in their kid's Basketball leagues. Also included, Hank defends his and Moose's honor while deflecting critics from the last episode. All this and more on BIG FAN!

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BIG FAN: Worst Podcast Ever

What's the worst? Chad and Hank decide what's the worst songs, TV shows and movies. The guys discuss Halloween costumes and the keys to success in coaching in their kid's Basketball leagues. Also included, Hank defends his and Moose's honor while deflecting critics from the last episode. All this and more on BIG FAN!

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Footcandle Films: Dolemite Luce

Comedian Eddie Murphy is back...and thankfully not as a talking donkey in another Shrek sequel. Alan & Chris share their thoughts on his latest "Dolemite Is My Name" as well as the discussion-worthy indie "Luce" starring Naomi Watts, Tim Roth, Octavia Spencer and a career-defining performance from Kelvin Harrison, Jr.

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Fried Pod #109: Screamin’ & Squalin’

In this week's episode of the Fried Pod, Jon and comedian friend Big Irish Jay Hollingsworth get together at the ATC Studios in Burbank, CA. They reveal the winners of the Meme Me /Caption This contest, read a random journal entry from Jon’s high school journal in "Jon’s Journal” and go over a small-town news story where a couple...

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Entrepreneur Exchange: Let’s Start a Food Business!

Hungry? Let’s Start a Food Business! Thinking about starting a food business? Eric Hallman and Sue Ellsworth with the Piedmont Food Processing Center in Hillsborough, NC join the Entrepreneur Exchange to talk about their food incubator and how they assist entrepreneurs to start and grow food businesses. Plus hosts Jeff Neuville and Gary Muller provide tips for...

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Fried Pod #108: Small Town Joker

In this episode of the Fried Pod Jon’s mom, Betty Reep joins the gang and gives us a movie review of the film “Joker." Jon brings in a card game he found at a good will called "Gender Bender". Johnny Poovey stops by to talk about the Jon Reep Cruise to Nassau. Then Shawn Setzer gives us some...

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BIG FAN: You Know What Grinds My Gears?

On this crossover, Chad-less episode of BIG FAN, Hank is joined by Andrew Moose (host of StreetCircleDrive on the MESH) and talks about the never-ending holiday madness, the bonkers MLB playoffs, the Cam Newton / Kyle Allen QB. The hosts also pay their respects to their everyday heroes. All this and more on this episode of BIG FAN!

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BIG FAN (VIDEO): You Know What Grinds My Gears?

On this crossover, Chad-less episode of BIG FAN, Hank is joined by Andrew Moose (host of StreetCircleDrive on the MESH) and talks about the never-ending holiday madness, the bonkers MLB playoffs, the Cam Newton / Kyle Allen QB. The hosts also pay their respects to their everyday heroes. All this and more on this episode of BIG FAN!

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Chick Chat: Fall TV

While they’re not being paid for this YouTubeTV advertisement, ChickChat is bringing you the premium content anyway. And by premium content, we mean MM’s (very) extensive Fall TV lineup scheduled to record. Who makes the cut? Will she add more? How will she ever keep up? Janette joins in and shows restraint by sticking to...

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Footcandle Films: Ad Astra Joker

Ad Astra's character study of an astronaut (Brad Pitt) with daddy issues or Joker's character study of a troubled clown (Joaquin Phoenix) with daddy issues. Hosts Alan & Chris share their thoughts on both films and which one they found more compelling (and which one almost put one host to sleep). A news segment focusing on the winners of the...

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Fried Pod #107: Kyle Troup

In this episode on the "Fried Pod", soon to be "Local Boy Makes Good", Jon, Alan, Marc are joined by local hero, Professional Bowler, Kyle Troup (the Bob Ross of Professional Bowling). They get together to read your emails & YouTube comments, do a Meme Me/Caption This segment and talk about Kyle Troup's amazing career and afro. This one...

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StreetCircleDrive: HickoryFoodTruckEpisode

On this special episode of StreetCircleDrive, Moose and McNally head out into their favorite city, Hickory, NC in search of the elusive Food Truck... SPOILER ALERT: they find them. Also included, the best DII college football experience and a rundown of Hickory's Oktoberfest

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Fried Pod #106: Walgreen’s Rush

In this episode of the Fried Pod Jon, Alan, Marc, & Shawn get together and read your emails & YouTube comments. Jon gives us a taste of the NEW theme song for the “Local Boy Makes Good” podcast. The topic of greeters at drug stores comes up which leads to a flash mob idea called...

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Entrepreneur Exchange: Ron Elmore-NC Small Business Technology Development Center

If you’re in business or starting a business, access to capital is your oxygen to stay alive. This month’s Entrepreneur Exchange welcomes Ron Elmore, Regional Director with the NC Small Business Technology Development Center

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Fried Pod #105: Dominate the Foe!

*Explicit* In this episode Jon & Alan read an email from songwriter & author James Demarco, a YouTube comment from a guy who thinks Jon hasn’t watched a Panthers games since 2015, then Jon shows Alan a rap video from Panther Fan named Ked Woodley, it's called "Dominate the Foe!”... The guys are joined by an old comedian pal...

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BIG FAN (Video): Cheerleaders on a Plane

There are too many cheerleaders on this plane! in your best Samuel L. Jackson voice On this BIG FAN, our hosts Hank and Chad chew the fat about recent high school reunions, who and how much to tip, someone running 100 miles for fun and how Chad ended up cozying up with the Florida State...

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BIG FAN: Cheerleaders on a Plane

There are too many cheerleaders on this plane! in your best Samuel L. Jackson voice On this BIG FAN, our hosts Hank and Chad chew the fat about recent high school reunions, who and how much to tip, someone running 100 miles for fun and how Chad ended up cozying up with the Florida State...

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StreetCircleDrive: DowntownStation

Moose and McNally welcome Amy Ogle, Executive Director of the Hickory Downtown Development Association to this episode of StreetCircleDrive. Also included, a restaurant review of a Downtown Hickory gem, The Olde Hickory Station. Here are some links from topics discussed on this episode of StreetCircleDrive! Hickory Downtown Development Association The Olde Hickory Station Hickory’s Oktoberfest...

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Fried Pod #104: Honest Jon

In this episode of the Fried Pod, the whole gang is back again. Jon, Shawn, Marc & Alan get together and talk about the future of the podcast. Then they read your emails & YouTube comments, do a “Meme Me/Caption” This contest, & Jon reads from his high school journal. Then Shawn introduces a new...

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Footcandle Films: Farewell It

Pennywise is back. This time he's haunting the Losers Club as adults with Bill Heder, Jessica Chastain and James McAvoy joining the cast. How does "It Chapter Two" compare to its' 2017 predecessor? Our hosts share their thoughts as well as discuss the indie film "The Farewell" starring comedian Awkwafina

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BIG FAN (VIDEO): Hero in Our Midst?

Coming to you live!!!! Or almost live. Our dynamic duo is back to discuss the important things in life......Youth travel soccer games, weird weddings where nobody dances but you, and of course fantasy football draft accidents. Check em out in crystal clear audio or beautiful hi-definition video.

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BIG FAN: Hero in Our Midst?

Coming to you live!!!! Or almost live. Our dynamic duo is back to discuss the important things in life......Youth travel soccer games, weird weddings where nobody dances but you, and of course fantasy football draft accidents. Check em out in crystal clear audio or beautiful hi-definition video.

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Fried Pod #103: Panther Pissed

This episode of the Fried Pod is a full house. Jon, Shawn, Marc, & Alan all get together and follow up on the Big Foot sightings in North Carolina, old and new. Then they talk about snipe hunting, exchange gifts from Good Will, Jon gives his true feelings on Cam Newton, review the movie "Once Upon a Time in...

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Chick Chat: Let’s Get Serious

Tackling some heavy issues here on the podcast today. Don’t worry - we avoid politics and stuff like that — and of course everything has a tv show reference included, so I guess it can only get so serious… I mean IT’S JUST A TV SHOW! So, tune in and see why we, as moms, are patting...

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Fried Pod #102: Bigfoot in Hickory

In this episode of the Fried Pod Jon, Shawn, Alan, and Marc all get together and talk about 3 Big Foots spotted in Hickory, Hurricane Dorian, & Myrtle Beach. Plus Jon reads a YouTube comment from a distant cousin, reads from his high school journal, does a Good Will Hunting segment & announces the winners from the most recent...

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BIG FAN: Everybody’s Growing Up

Our boys are back with another episode for your listening and VIEWING pleasure. No Brad Pitt this week. Let’s find out how 2 weekends in Asheville could be so different. How wedgies and the first day of high school go hand and hand. And are our 2 host ready for their fantasy football draft? Let your ears, or...

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BIG FAN (VIDEO): Everybody’s Growing Up

Our boys are back with another episode for your listening and VIEWING pleasure. No Brad Pitt this week. Let’s find out how 2 weekends in Asheville could be so different. How wedgies and the first day of high school go hand and hand. And are our 2 host ready for their fantasy football draft? Let your ears, or...

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Fried Pod #101: Myrtle Beach Y’all

In this episode of the Fried Pod Jon gets together with comedians Dennis Bellamy & Frankie Rich at the Carolina Comedy Club in Myrtle Beach, SC. They talk about how the club just got a huge make over, there beginnings in stand-Up comedy, the oldest memory in your brain, the Philippines, the Military, Brotherly love, Wolf of Wall Street,...

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StreetCircleDrive: FootcandleFriedChickenSandwiches

A MESH crossover episode with StreetCircleDrive and Footcandle Films. Host of SCD Moose, and hosts of FF Alan, and Chris decide that it's a good idea to settle the most recent fast food chicken debate. One problem... and more!

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Entrepreneur Exchange: (Data) Safety First

Start-ups and small businesses have a lot to juggle, but keeping their computers and data safe is a top priority. This month’s Entrepreneur Exchange welcomes Shawn Fountain, the Director of Information Technology at Catawba Valley Community College, to discuss how to avoid malware, ransomware, and keep networks safe from prying eyes. Plus hosts Jeff Neuville and Gary...

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Fried Pod #100: Josh Nasar

In this episode of the Fried Pod, Jon is in Los Angeles and he gets together with comedian / actor, Josh Nasar. They sit down in Josh’s Air BnB and record a Smash Cast. So it’s half "Fried Pod", half "Getting Ready" with Josh Nasar. Enjoy.

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BIG FAN (VIDEO): Technicolor Summer

The boys of summer are back again for another episode of BIG FAN. Brad Pitt movies, fantasy football and the installation of ring doorbells in the neighborhood are on the agenda. Here is your dynamic duo in the video version of BIG FAN!

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BIG FAN: Technicolor Summer

The boys of summer are back again for another episode of BIG FAN. Brad Pitt movies, fantasy football and the installation of ring doorbells in the neighborhood are on the agenda. Look out for the dynamic duo in the video version of BIG FAN coming your way LIVE and in COLOR real soon.

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Chick Chat: The Not So Charming Epsiode

Buckle Up! Southern Charm, Big Brother 21, BH90210 Season 2, Bachelor in Paradise are all covered in "THE NOT SO CHARMING EPISODE"

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Fried Pod #99: Brown Town

In this episode of the Fried Pod Jon, Alan, and Marc discuss the unfortunate but inevitable event of pooping one’s pants. Then, what to do when you get caught in a rainstorm while canoeing, Corn Hole Tournaments, Rude Blood mobiles, and we introduce a NEW segment called "Good Will Hunting”.

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Footcandle Films: Last Crawl in San Francisco

On this episode of the Footcandle Films podcast, hosts Alan and Chris review "The Last Black Man in San Francisco" and "Crawl"

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