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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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Aug 18, 2019

A non stop line of callers rolls in, each and every one of which is an artist. Even producer, Chuck Ochelli is in on this visual art extravaganza as he unveils his series “Blind Guy Sketching With Black Ink.” Perhaps there should one day be an Uncle (the gallery show). 

topics include: art, Native American, photography, soap, Virgil Cowen, work, Sunshine On, acrylic paint, abstract, art gallery, rattlecancollective, music, beats, aerosol paint, artists, black ink, drawing, painting

Aug 11, 2019

Pearse Redmond comes back as a guest to talk about Top Gun Maverick. Pearse, Uncle and Aaron all did a fine job making it to their microphones for this broadcast. 

topics include: Top Gun, movie trailer, service men, Navy, recruitment film, Tom Cruise, Val Kilmer, Tom Skerritt, Kelly McGillis, Goose, drones, Orange County Fair, fair rides, alien ride, street team, street cream, Ochelli Radio Network, social media

Aug 5, 2019

Uncle gets a surprise when Aaron brings a ready to mix michelada from the dollar store to review. Two callers each give their own beer reviews while on the show. 

topics include: Canada, listeners in other countries. street team, micheladas, California, beers, drinking responsibly

Jul 28, 2019

Another fun episode featuring return guest and friend Artisan Loaf. Of course, we talk a bit about electric cars, but there is so much more going on during this broadcast. Keystone Light is reviewed not only by guest and host alike, but also by Watch Tower Boy in the chat room. 

topics include: Elon Musk, electric cars, Tesla, customer service, Keystone Light, IPA beers, cheap beer, technology and ethics, brains, cell phones, bar smell, street team, having someone you know online buy a car for you, Twitter, cars, Volkswagen TDI, desert house, Budweiser, Kid Rock, sponsors

Jul 21, 2019

We were all given a first look at Top Gun Maverick via the new film trailer last night. Here, Uncle gives his thoughts on it while simultaneously doing a dollar store beer review. 

topics include: Top Gun, movies, make up artists, street team, IPA beers, beer spill, The Listening Party Podcast, gay cinema, sword shops, practice katana blade, Pure Blades

Jul 14, 2019

As Mercury continues its retrograde motion through the zodiac Uncle experiences unexplained technical difficulties. Producer, Chuck Ochelli, finds a way of breaking through the communication barrier by calling into the show with a telephone. In the end, this was a very unique and fun show.

topics include: live phone calls, cleaning services, neighbors, stealing packages, dollar store beer, Dutch Republic lager beer, canned micheladas, switching time slots, democracy, Bohemian Rhapsody movie, IPA beers, Pure Blades

Jul 6, 2019

During this historic broadcast, Uncle feels the vibrations of a powerful earthquake. Only the second quake he has felt since being in California, this was an unexpected surprise which made for quite a show.

topics include: Sef The Poet, live calls, heat in California, Fourth of July, fireworks, Pure Blades sword store on social media, earthquake, USGS, Los Angeles, Ridgecrest CA, 2 earthquakes in 2 days, news, scooping big news outlets, Uncle’s homes, disaster preparedness, Pennsylvania, Intercourse, Amish country, Lancaster County, funny town names in PA

Jun 23, 2019

Aaron’s dad returns to the broadcast to help wrap up last week’s spoken word battle. Uncle is upset that the voting ended in a 6-6 tie between Sef the Poet and Chuck. Everything works out in the end and the spoken word battle is something that will have to return to the broadcast again sometime. 

topics include: Twitter poll, radio voice, nephew-in-law, Rush Limbaugh, Jay Dyer, voting, rap and poetry styles, VPN, dark web, Nevada pronunciation, sword stores

Jun 15, 2019

The long awaited spoken word contest between Sef the Poet and Chuck Ochelli has arrived. Listen to these two unique voices go back and forth in a lyrical battle that can only be heard on Uncle (the broadcast). 

topics include: rules of contest, seizures, a brain with a battery, procedures, how rappers talk but you can’t understand them, why coyotes howl, how whales talk in the water, cats talking to dogs, wrap up, listener feedback, poetry, music, Uncle speaks, war and peace, Aaron speaks, poet laureate, bonus round, Twitter poll

Jun 15, 2019

Uncle, Aaron and Chuck are all in different locations for this show with Uncle even calling in via the house telephone. A fun show complete with two callers ensues. 

topics include: time zones, recording in different states, preparing for Chuck and Sef’s spoken word contest, weather on the East Coast, chat room interaction, Uncle on the phone, late posting podcast to the feed, seizures, diabetes, waiting for the doctor, loud kids, exotic birds, women screaming, recording outside of the closet, late night radio, checking the mail from listeners, Uncle (the street team), business cards, USPS, Jeffrey Matte, Robin in Victoria, West Coast, Astoria Oregon, The Goonies, Pure Blades, swords, underdogs

Jun 13, 2019

Sef the Poet returns to the show, and plans for an epic spoken word exchange are laid. Next week Sef and Chuck will have a spoken word “battle” in which Uncle will be Master of Ceremonies. Be sure to tune in next week live at 11pm EST on Ochelli.com. 

topics include: live call in number 319-527-5016, women are gone, religion, growth, numerology, symbolism, setting rules for competition, poetry, rhyme, Twitter poll to determine winner, Mickey’s malt liquor review, Elohim, Hebrew, act of creation in 7 days, promotion, divinity, The Voice, behind the scenes of the radio show, audio books, true life stories, shout outs

May 26, 2019

Uncle’s long awaited business cards are in, and so it is that Uncle (the street team) may now assemble. Anyone who wants cards of their own to pass out can email Aaron at franz(at)TheAgeOfTransitions(dot)com . You may also get ahold of us via Twitter or Instagram. Everyone gets into the spirit as folks in the chat room and callers alike all rejoice over the cards. Old friend of the show Ed is also good for some added baseball and Tolkien knowledge. 

topics include: Crocodile Dundee 2, Iggy Pop, Tales From the Crypt, Top Gun 2, Kindergarten Cop, The Goonies, Astoria Oregon, Over the Top, Sylvester Stallone, Arnold Schwarzenegger, Robert Loggia, Pure Blades sword shop, PrintechUSA.com , business cards, promotion, how to hand out cards, Tinder, NY Mets, SF Giants, Shelob’s Web, Kenneth Anger, Hollywood Babylon, old audio version of Lord of the Rings

May 13, 2019

Another wonderful broadcast featuring live callers. Sef the Poet comes on the line to tell us a little bit about a whole lot. Don’t follow him, follow him. Uncle is overjoyed to have someone pointing in the right direction. 

topics include: live comedy, JP Sears, @sefthepoet, poetry, speaking, religion, Christianity, volunteering, business cards, sword store, Riverside, inspiration, life altering events, out of body experiences, messages from beyond, crocodile gandhi

Apr 29, 2019

Uncle takes a week off from live broadcasting, but the podcast continues with this all new episode. 

prerecorded show, time zones, Ochelli Radio Network, government, editing, free time, JP Sears, live comedy, podcasting days, chatroom, time travel, walkabout, live podcasting events, audience, social media, videos, feedback, The Voice auditions, Ultra Spiritual Life, iTunes reviews, street team

Apr 15, 2019

Our friend Ed calls in again alongside the sidekick man. These phone lines are heating up.

topics include: phone calls, cannabis, beer, business cards, Milwaukee WI, Western NY, analytics, listeners, podcast

Apr 10, 2019

Talk centers around rock and roll as it rolls and rocks its way to many other places along the way. 

topics include: live call in number, Ochelli Radio Network, working, trains to LA, Long Beach, empathy marketing, building your brand, Paul McCartney, The Beatles, John Lennon, Eric Clapton, Jimi Hendrix, Peter Frampton, rock n roll, making music, Zak Wylde, Randy Rhoads, sports, Voice Talk, the Uncle street team

Mar 17, 2019

Uncle is charged up about the brand new phone lines that have come to the broadcast. Broadcasting isn’t the same as it was back when Aaron was simply podcasting, but it is still fun nonetheless. 

topics include: background banner, printechusa dot com, live stream video, getting podcast guests, hearses, limos, NCAA basketball, schisms in alternative media

Mar 13, 2019

Uncle oversees a brainstorming session in which the possibilities for a live broadcast are explored. Could the sword shop in the local mall be a perfect venue to host a live show?

topics include: broadcasting, podcasting, audience interaction, social media, live performance, local business, computer shop, mall, sword store, nerd culture, comics, Spencer’s Gifts, commerce, comedy

Mar 2, 2019

Uncle and Aaron talk with their producer Chuck about music and sports. 

topics include: broadcasting, Academy Awards, generations, classic rock, sports, baseball, Angels possible move to Long Beach, Inland Empire, NFL, stadiums, LA Rams, Martina Navratilova, Robert Kraft

Feb 12, 2019

Uncle has a few questions about this year’s Super Bowl commercials thrown at him from producer, Chuck Ochelli. A strange and unsettling mix of ads mixed with a terrible game, but this big mess was at least redeemed by some world class musical performances from Maroon Five and Gladys Knight. 

topics include: Super Bowl 53. Todd Gurley still injured, ADT, Amazon, Alexa, Washington Post, TurboTax, Tom Hanks, Harrison Ford, Jeff Bezos, dystopia, transhumanism, cyborg, robot, home security, Property Brothers, Adam Levine, Doritos, Pepsi, Budweiser

Jan 26, 2019

Uncle gives his in depth analysis of the upcoming Super Bowl. He clearly lays out what the Rams need to do to win the big game. 

topics include: Super Bowl 53, LA Rams, New England Patriots, Deflategate, NFL, football, wings, the mall, throwback jerseys, sports

Jan 4, 2019

Uncle’s New Year’s Revolution was recorded live on New Year’s Eve, Dec 31st 2018. As promised the show lasted a full four hours as Uncle, Aaron, Chuck and many guests and callers ring in the New Year Across all three time zones in the Continental US. If you didn’t get a chance to listen live, now you can listen to the show here in podcast form. 

topics include: live broadcasting, Spent Kent, drinking, revolutions, Bill Franz, dollar store beer review, After Party Pale Ale, live streaming, chat room, live callers, Greenwich Meanie, time, fraternal orders, Order of the Timepiece, Masons, Melissa in St Pete, turning knobs, the New Year’s Baby, Times Square, New York, Oz, fireworks, Bum Wine Bob, Miller High Life, Champagne of Beers, live Twitter posts, Artisan Loaf, Ryan Seacrest, Old Man 2018, East Coast, Elon Musk, electric cars, Ireland, Spike Robinson, New Jersey, drink safe, Double Rainbow Guy, pain cream, cannabis, CBD, Diesel Punk Honey Amber, Long Beach, Marley, cover song game, 1990s, Party Boy Rod, partying, art appreciated after life of artist, Amish scooters, Pennsylvania, Susquehanna River, low head dams, four hour broadcast, The Higher Ups, King of All the Earth, midnight, Pearse Redmond, watching TV, pickled creamed herring, wrestlers

Dec 29, 2018

Trans Resister Radio and Uncle (the podcast) took this Friday off in preparation for Uncle's New Year's Revolution. Be sure to listen live this New Year's Eve from 9pm-3am EST. Call in to join the fun at 252-301-2255. 

The show will be streaming live on Ochelli.com , YouTube, and IG. You can find the YouTube livestream at UncleThePodcast.com 

Dec 28, 2018

In preparation for Uncle’s New Year’s Revolution, this week’s show was another test of the Uncle Broadcasting System. Live as always from Ochelli.com, Uncle has recently added video streaming via his YouTube channel. Some additional bells and whistles and technical issues were dealt with by sidekick, Aaron, while Uncle took care of the true task at hand, entertaining. A drawn out dollar store beer review, and talk about eating squirrels were all part of the night’s conversation. 

topics include: broadcasting, live streaming, radio, video, Ryan Seacrest, New Year’s Eve, Goldmine Premium Lager, Western New York state, living on a farm, meat, grocery stores, audio, chat room, audience participation, interactivity, Patreon, website, comedy show

Dec 17, 2018

This episode is a test of the Uncle Broadcasting System. This is only a test, although we hope that the show is still entertaining as usual. The show was broadcast live via Ochelli dot com, YouTube and Instagram. This is the same setup that will be used on Dec 31st for Uncle’s New Year’s Revolution. We hope you will join us that night and call in with your party report. 

topics include: social media, YouTube, Instagram, live streaming, broadcasting, New Year, video, radio, callers, media, revolution

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