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Uncle (the podcast)

Join Uncle John and nephew-in-law Aaron for a hilarious, and at times incoherent, conversation about anything and everything. Featuring special guests and audio taken from daily life, this podcast is unlike anything you've ever heard.
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Dec 31, 2016

Paul "Bear" Vasquez, better known as the double rainbow guy of YouTube fame is the guest on this episode of Uncle (the podcast). The weird and wacky side of his viral video is obviously celebrated here. Some time is also taken to discuss the inspirational side of the video. 

topics include: double rainbow video, double rainbow guy, experiences, life changing video, religious experiences, Noah, giant eyeball, YouTube HQ, God, pressed to the ground, remixes, vessel, Katy Perry, eco village, farming, truck driver, artist, income from viral videos, Super Bowl commercial, visions, volunteering, double rainbow explained, Uncle’s out of body experience, not on drugs, ghost stories

Dec 26, 2016

Adam cohosts Themes and Memes with Aaron. It is a different kind of movie review podcast. Here, Adam reviews Star Wars episode III: Revenge of the Sith, on Uncle (the podcast). 

topics include: Star Wars, Adam of Themes and Memes, podcast sandwich, first Skype interview, Star Wars episode III: Revenge of the Sith, Darth Vader, dark side, animated series, being bad, fear, Palpatine, guilt, control, born again, the Father, feminine and masculine energies, A New Hope, Rogue One, The Force Awakens, too many movies, Death Star, Kylo Ren, transhumanism, Return of the Jedi, inner conflict, Disneyland, Themes and Memes

Dec 19, 2016

Uncle and Aaron celebrate Christmas in Southern California. 

topics include: Christmas in SoCal, Santa Ana winds, Villa Park Dry Land Boat Parade, Newport Beach, Florida, Fashion Island mall, Santa pictures, dogs, sick, New Year resolutions, Uncle talking to himself, Dungeness crab, San Francisco, Catholic Communion, true reason for Christmas, religion, Jingle Bells punk version

Dec 7, 2016

Everything from cell phone apps to the Amish walking over the border into Tijuana is discussed in this odd episode of the broadcast. 

topics include: Dominican Republic vacation, Yahtzee game, cell phone issues, music at the gym, tiger wallpaper apps, Amish scooters, OC Marketplace, Amish at Fullerton train station, Mexican health care, bucket list, Abraham Lincoln impersonator, hats vs podcast, Zulily event for row + low, guest interviews, Themes and Memes, movie reviews, computer problems, PC, dollar store deals on beer, Hite pale lager beer review, Korea, typography

Nov 22, 2016

Aaron checks in to make sure that Uncle approves of the podcast. 

topics include: checking in with Uncle, producer and star podcast deliberation, comedy, Uncle says ridiculous things, daily life segments, The Listening Party Podcast, Twitter, gibberish tweets, live interviews, Sky Cam, Instagram, holiday specials, recording disturbed by people walking in, Themes and Memes, row and low, Amish scooters

Nov 15, 2016

Donald J Trump is now our president. Uncle and Aaron give their commentary on the election results and much more

topics include: 2016 election, Donald Trump new president, Hillary Clinton was a terrible candidate, Bernie Sanders, protests, racial tension, media, three way circus, TV talking heads, no TV while eating, biased polls, anti establishment, strength and weakness, political parties, working class people, drain the swamp, Trump’s prospective cabinet members, Obama, regular people can get along with one another, Republican majority on Capitol Hill

Nov 5, 2016

Door to door scams won't stop Uncle and Aaron from pursuing their entrepreneurial pursuits. 

topics include: equipment set up right, Amish scooters, OC Marketplace, 2016 presidential election, international business deals, working class people, angry at work, dishwasher clog, door to door scam, neighborhood watch, row + low kids clothes, kids dad hats, shout outs

Oct 22, 2016

Uncle interviews keyboardist Zach Miller of the rock band Dr Dog. 

topics include: Apple computer problems, shout outs, Instagram, Name That Tune, Gwarcast, punk parties, Mr Dog, Long Beach, Music Tastes Good festival, Zach Miller interview, feeling the music, guests on Skype, Amish scooters

Oct 4, 2016

Since their fancy desktop computer is still having problems Uncle and Aaron are reduced to recording with a cell phone. MST returns to the podcast stage to play punk rock protest songs against Apple Computers. 

topics include: computer still causing problems, Apple, podcasting gear, delayed schedule, punk rock as a weapon, Monkey Suit Twister, punk songs, Kirkland Signature Tequila Silver, Costco, Destroy Apple Oi Oi Oi, MST

Sep 24, 2016

Hot off the heels of the LPP guest spot Uncle has some new ideas for the broadcast.

topics include: The Listening Party Podcast, need a new show intro, listener participation, learning from other podcasters, send us your questions, Brangelina split, dog eating peas, neighbor tear apart plumeria, Twitter conversations, Stone Cold Steve Austin, Modelo Negra beer review

Sep 16, 2016

Some updates from the world of Uncle. 

topics include: The Listening Party Podcast guest spot, divinity, sign language, medical insurance call, fish aquarium cell phone background, Amish scooters now for sale, row + low clothing, Orange International Street Fair, working beer booth, guest interviews, Uncle's Unsolved Ghost Stories 

Sep 10, 2016

In a shameless attempt to pander to a new demographic, Uncle and Aaron critique some of the most memorable red carpet dresses of all time. 

topics include: new SUV, product marketing, pandering to the demographic of women, fashion authorities, red carpet dresses, J-Lo, Grammies, Oscars, Angelina Jolie, Audrey Hepburn, Cindy Crawford, Richard Gere, Hillary Swank, Charlize Theron, Nicole Kidman, Tom Cruise, Emmanuelle Riva, Julia Roberts, Bjork, AVN Awards, prejudice, work

Sep 1, 2016

Uncle and Aaron experience some technical difficulties with their iMac, but that doesn't stop them from making plans to go viral. 

topics include: leg injury update, missing cereal top, computer problems, Apple Store, social media, making plans to go viral, hash tags, #allkindsofstuff

Aug 23, 2016

Uncle crashed on his bicycle and broke his patella. 

topics include: Uncle’s fractured patella, work orientation, bike ride, paper shredding, bicycle safety, transportation, healthcare, long waiting time, X-rays, workforce rushed, no explanation as to extent of injury, robotic workforce, ambulance chasers on social media, psychopaths

Aug 17, 2016

Uncle not only talks about the 2016 Olympic games in Rio, but also his own experience competing at the 1972 Special Olympics in Los Angeles. 

topics include: CicLAvia, amish scooters, 2016 Olympic games, synchronized swimming, Michael Phelps, butterfly stroke, Uncle’s Olympic experience, 1972 Special Olympics, high school swim team, medals, visiting Los Angeles, Mike Spitz, punk rock, audio cassette tapes, Air Force One review teaser, business

Aug 8, 2016

Tom Secker is the host of the ClandesTime podcast. Here he joins Uncle and Aaron for a movie review of the 1987 Sylvester Stallone film, Over the Top. 

topics include: Don Tedek, payback, Spy Culture website, action, state sponsored films, Over the Top movie review, Sylvester Stallone, driving big rig into mansion, arm wrestling competition, positive message, the noble ordinary man, sound track, realistic arm wrestling, turn hat backward, turning into a machine, Ernest Saves Christmas, military assisted TV shows, double elimination, weight training in truck

Aug 1, 2016

Uncle explains everything you ever wanted to know about the Twilight series of films.

topics include: Uncle was sick, Toastmasters, Twilight movies, vampires and werewolves, high school, treaty, Team Edward or Team Jacob,  human/vampire hybrid baby, movie marathon days on TV, testing new audio equipment, 90s music, bad customer experience at Micro Center, guests on the podcast, marketing to new demographics, Amish scooters, Ciclavia Aug 2016, full moon Snapchat ghost stories

Jul 18, 2016

Bike riders menace Uncle's neighborhood, all the while the priests are going around blessing cars. What is going on here?

topics include: business cards, amish scooters at the Rose Bowl flea market, security system installation, chili cook off, Blessing of the Cars, bad cyclists, bike safety, Pokemon Go, hardened bagels, Ghost Rider movie review, Tom’s movie list

Jul 6, 2016

Uncle and Aaron reminisce about a cruise they went on with the Florida State football team's coaching staff a decade ago. 

topics include: Florida State cruise, football coaching staff, Bobby Bowden, casino, dancing, Caribbean islands, Odell, swimming far into the ocean, Dunkin Donuts drive through, decaf and sugar free, bike riding, basketball season, Ohio blizzard, gambling, 72 shots of whiskey, breakfast, Jimbo Fisher, Rose Bowl Flea Market, Amish scooter booth, Beavis and Butthead

Jul 1, 2016

Uncle and Aaron put balsamic vinegar on their microwaved popcorn.

topics include: ab workout, gym competition, cellular phone problems, brains, too much caffeine, anxiety, dog park, dog people, Uncle in trouble, TV skipping channel numbers, charity golf tournament, Tustin, balsamic vinaigrette on popcorn, Batistini Farms Estate 15, shoutouts, business, social media

Jun 25, 2016

One of the dogs got into the other dog's food, and trouble ensued. Luckily Uncle was there to clean up the mess.

topics include: Kangaroo Jack movie review, Cleveland Cavaliers win NBA championship, Lebron James, Michael Jordan, Chicago Bulls threepeat, washing the dog’s butt, pastrami sandwiches, preschool helpers

Jun 15, 2016

Uncle talks about selling Amish Scooters at the Rose Bowl Flea Market in Pasadena.

topics include: Rose Bowl, last minute preparations, selling scooters, podcasting, websites

Jun 5, 2016

Uncle and Aaron are back on the airwaves with a shiny new microphone. 

topics include: back on the air, new microphone, soldering, DIY projects, need better gear, handing out business cards, guests on ClandesTime, intelligence agencies in entertainment, shout outs, ideas for future shows

May 19, 2016

Uncle and Aaron start a punk rock band.

topics include: broken USB microphone, punk rock, attitude, distortion, starting a punk band, Monkey Suit Twisters, Jonny Monkey, CC Monkey, The Government Stinks, oi, getting drunk, malt liquor review, Steel Reserve, telling off the audience

 

May 12, 2016

Rose bushes are dangerous, but not as dangerous as fire. 

topics include: rerecord show, podcasting equipment, behind the scenes, Claws fire, rose bush dangers, PUDWILL bracelet, electric pepper grinder, TV burning up, Abilify, drug names, marijuana legalization, Starbucks, poppachino tea, chairs, customers

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